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Saturday - June 15, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Review @ ScreenRant

by Hiddenx, 08:04

ScreenRant checked out the action RPG Warhammer: Chaosbane:

Warhammer: Chaosbane Review - Diablo Without A Cause

Warhammer: Chaosbane tries to bring the Diablo formula to the Old World, but a fresh coat of paint can't cover the problems with the game.

Warhammer: Chaosbane is a hack and slash action RPG that takes place in the world of the Warhammer tabletop miniature game. The game takes the tried and true formula of slaying countless monsters in order to steal their treasure and transplants it to the world of Warhammer, but can a shift of setting help Warhammer: Chaosbane stand out from the competition?

It's impossible to talk about Warhammer: Chaosbane without mentioning the fact that it's heavily inspired by the Diablo series. Warhammer: Chaosbane is essentially a less ambitious and much shorter version of one of the Diablo games, with little incentive to keep playing once the brief story campaign is over.

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Warhammer: Chaosbane might be of interest to those who are fans of the franchise, or to those who are looking for a simpler version of Diablo, but there just isn't enough interesting content in Warhammer: Chaosbane to recommend it to anyone else.

Score: 2.5/5

Sunday - June 09, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Review @ NewGameNetwork

by Hiddenx, 06:37

NewGameNetwork checked out Warhammer: Chaosbane:

Warhammer: Chaosbane Review

Stuck in repetition perdition

There is a wide selection of games that fit into the Diablo mould. In recent times, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II, Torchlight 2, and Grim Dawn were all impressive action-RPG experiences thanks to a mix of combat, loot, monster variety, replayability, depth, and good presentation. Warhammer: Chaosbane is another such isometric hack-and-slash game, but it fails to compete. Aside from decent combat and good visuals, it suffers because of severe repetition and a general lack of refinement.
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Unless you’re a big fan of the universe, Warhammer: Chaosbane can be skipped. It’s just too repetitive and bland to provide more than a few hours of entertainment via its decent action and pleasing visuals. Level design suffers because environment chunks reappear many times over the dull eleven-hour campaign. Enemy variety is not much better, with some creatures overused on a per chapter basis and others persisting throughout. The boss battles are good on the first try but the game has weak replay value outside of trying every class. Multiplayer lacks features and is too unstable to provide consistent enjoyment. It’s impossible to recommend this title when there are so many other isometric action-RPG games that do just about everything better for longer.

Score:57/100

Thursday - June 06, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Review @ IndianNoob

by Hiddenx, 18:04

IndianNoob checked out the action RPG Warhammer: Chaosbane:

Warhammer: Chaosbane Review (PC) - Loot for the Loot Gods

Warhammer Fantasy always fell behind its more popular little brother, 40K in the world of video games. Granted, there were a few noteworthy titles here and there like Dark Omen and Warhammer: Online but 40K was still the lead choice for licensed video games, both good, bad and terrible. However, there has been a resurgence of video games based on the Warhammer Fantasy settings in the past few years. Games like Vermintide, Total War: Warhammer and Mordheim proved that the Fantasy setting is not to be neglected easily. The latest game to join this line is Warhammer: Chaosbane, the first-ever ARPG in the Warhammer Fantasy setting. Since I’m a big fan of both Warhammer and the ARPG sub-genre, I consider it my moral duty to experience the game to its fullest and let the readers know if it’s worth buying.

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Verdict
Warhammer: Chaosbane is an ARPG with a lot of missed opportunities. The enjoyable combat and the well-implemented skill system is ruined by questionable design choices and an overall lack of content. Moreover, Chaosbane really shot itself in the foot with the pricing. It’s way off for the content it offers right now and puts Chaosbane in a bind, especially since there are other feature-rich ARPGs less than half its price. Chaosbane has potential, but it will take more than the currently planned post-launch content to bring that potential to the forefront.

Score: 6.4/10

Sunday - June 02, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Review Roundup

by Hiddenx, 16:08

Some reviews for the action RPG lite Warhammer: Chaosbane:

Saturday - June 01, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Released

by Hiddenx, 18:06

The action RPG Warhammer: Chaosbane has been released:

Warhammer: Chaosbane

In a world ravaged by war and dominated by magic, you are the last hope for the Empire of Man against the Chaos hordes. Playing solo or with up to 4 in local or online co-op, choose a hero from 4 character classes with unique and complementary skills, and prepare for epic battles wielding some of the most powerful artefacts of the Old World.

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THE FIRST HACK AND SLASH set in the Warhammer Fantasy world, told through an all-new story written by Mike Lee (a Black Library author) and featuring a soundtrack composed by Chance Thomas.

FEROCIOUS BATTLES: from the sewers of Nuln to the ruined streets of Praag, fight your way through monster hordes using over 180 different powers. Activate your bloodlust, a devastating skill, to escape the most perilous situations.

4 CHARACTER CLASSES, each with unique skills and customisation: a soldier of the Empire who can take heavy damage, a Dwarf specialising in melee combat, a High Elf who deals ranged damage by manipulating magic or a Wood Elf who lays deadly traps and wields the bow like no other!

AN XXL BESTIARY with over 70 monsters aligned with the Chaos Gods and unique bosses. Battle Nurgle's minions, Khorne's spawn and waves of other vile creatures!

OPTIMIZED FOR CO-OP: solo or with up to 4 players, local or online, the class synergy and interface have been designed for co-op. Combine different skills and powers to create even more devastating effects.

HIGH REPLAY VALUE: Story mode, a boss rush mode, countless dungeons and regular updates offer a rich and varied gaming experience. And with 10 difficulty levels, you can find the right challenge to test your abilities.

Wednesday - May 29, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Story Trailer

by Silver, 11:01

A story trailer for Warhammer: Chaosbane.

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As the threat of Chaos looms over the horizon, heroes from across the Old World must band together and drive back the Dark Gods.

Thanks Farflame!

Monday - May 20, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Bestiary Trailer

by Silver, 08:47

Worthplaying report on a new Bestiary trailer for Warhammer: Chaosbane.

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Find out more about the daemons you'll be slaying on your journey in Warhammer: Chaosbane.

Thanks Farflame!

Thursday - April 04, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Wood Elf Gameplay

by Silver, 10:54

Some wood elf gameplay for Warhammer: Chaosbane from IGN.

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Chris from the Warhammer: Chaosbane development team walks you through gameplay of Elessa, the wood elf class from the upcoming Diablo-style Warhammer game.

Monday - March 11, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Preview @PCInvasion

by Silver, 06:37

PCInvasion previewed Warhammer: Chaosbane.

Elontir has a number of spells you can choose from — an Aqshy fireball, an aether tornado, a knockback cast, lightning strikes, and, naturally, a teleport. The effects are visually appealing, and you truly feel the ruckus going on around you due to the animations and all the numbers floating about (you can turn these off, by the way).

The combat mechanics will also remind you of other ARPGs like Diablo where you’ve got resource-generating skills and resource-consuming skills. In Elontir’s case, the fireball, lightning strike, and spectral blades generated mana. Other active spells consumed it. Of course, there are also passive abilities that let you regain more health, mana, experience points, and gold. There are even “god spells” with long cooldowns, and they pack quite a punch.

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Thanks Farflame!

Thursday - March 07, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Beta Trailer and AMA video

by Silver, 19:55

The beta trailer for Warhammer: Chaosbane. In addition there is a recent AMA video from the developers.

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The Warhammer: Chaosbane beta is live from 7 - 13th of March, play the Imperial Soldier or the High Elf Mage to level 20 and bring the fight to the daemons of Nurgle.

Journey across the Fantasy Battles universe with up to four friends in local and online co-op. Warhammer: Chaosbane is coming to Xbox One, PS4 and PC on June 4th, 2019.

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In preparation for the launch of the 1st beta phase of Warhammer: Chaosbane, EKO Software gathered a number of community “Ask Me Anything” questions and answered them via video.

Thanks Couchpotato!

Tuesday - February 19, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Dwarf Slayer Video

by Silver, 19:59

PC Gamer shares a new video for Warhammer: Chaosbane.

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In Warhammer the slayers are a cult of dwarfs who've shamed themselves so utterly they shave most of their heads (sometimes even their beards), then march off to seek heroic deaths in battle. They don't want to commit suicide because that would be dishonorable, but they don't want to go on living either, so they throw themselves into fights with the toughest enemies around, like trolls and daemons, without wearing armor. Or even a shirt.

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Thanks Farflame!

Thursday - February 07, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Releasing June 4th

by Silver, 20:00

Warhammer: Chaosbane will be released June 4th.

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Warhammer: Chaosbane is now available for pre-order.

Your quest to protect the Old World begins on June 4th, pre-order the Deluxe or Magnus edition for access to the game 4 days earlier.

Pre-order Warhammer: Chaosbane to ensure access to the Closed Beta! https://warhammer-chaosbane.com/

Tuesday - February 05, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Dwarfen Slayer Preview

by Silver, 09:30

PCGamesN takes a look at Warhammer: Chaosbane and in particular the Dwarfen Slayer.

A Slayer was chosen because, as game director Jean-Georges Levieux explains, they are the most iconic flavour of dwarf in Warhammer Fantasy. The badass orange-dyed mohawks you see them sporting are a mark of shame for breaking a promise – a sin so severe, to a Warhammer dwarf, that it borders on the metaphysical. What’s a little less badass, at least from their perspective, is the permanent exile – and the custom that an oathbreaker can only regain their honour if they die in battle while trying to kill the biggest thing they can find. Some Slayers are so unsuccessful that they become Dragonslayers and even Daemonslayers before they’re finally killed – embarrassing amateurs, when it comes to dying. So desperate are they to shuffle off their hairy coil that the only protection they’ll allow themselves are tattoos.

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Thanks Farflame!

Monday - February 04, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Preview Video

by Silver, 20:07

Gamespot previewed hack 'n slash Warhammer: Chaosbane.

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Warhammer: Chaosbane is the first hack and slash set in the Warhammer Fantasy Universe. Dave got an early preview of the game, as a Dwarf Slayer, Empire Soldier and High Elf Mage go against the forces of Slaanesh, Nurgle, Khorne and Tzeentch.

Information about

Warhammer: Chaosbane

Developer: Eko Software

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Sci-Fi
Genre: Action-RPG
Combat: Real-time
Play-time: 20-40 hours
Voice-acting: Unknown

Regions & platforms
Internet
· Homepage
· Platform: PC
· Released at 2019-05-31
· Publisher: Big Ben Interactive