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‘Hades 2’: Our 8 Best Tips to Get You Started

‘Hades 2’: Our 8 Best Tips to Get You Started

[ad_1] Hades II is a witchy roguelike that Supergiant Games somewhat surprise-dropped on Steam earlier this week. Unlike the first Hades, where gamers play as the underworld’s prince, fighting his way out of the depths of hell, Hades II hands the weapons over to the underworld’s princess, Melinoë, who must fight her way further into the depths to defeat Chronos, the Titan of Time. As fans of Hades, we were stoked to play the early access version of this game. Even though the developers are still working to improve Hades II and add more content, it might already be the best game we’ve played so far this year. (And, yes, that even includes Balatro.) While it’s currently just available on PC, the game is expected to be on consoles for Supergiant’s full release, likely sometime in 2025. After playing the opening hours of Hades II, here’s some advice for beginners who are about to embark on their next journey into the underworld. Definitely Use a Controller Even though there’s a giant notice on the opening …

Where to find G-Rock in Hades 2

Where to find G-Rock in Hades 2

[ad_1] Sounding a bit like a semi-famous rapper, G-Rock is currently one of the most sought-after items in the early access versions of Hades 2 at the moment. The game has a few rare resources that your run can depend on, and knowing at least where they are beforehand can make a lot of difference in a playthrough. As G-Rock – or Glassrock to give it its proper name is so tricky to get your hellish hands on, let’s wander out there together and see if we can make it any easier for you. How to get G Rock Right, don’t be thinking this is going to be easy because it is not going to be. You have two bosses to defeat en route and even if you have panicked and activated God Mode this is not a day trip. G-Rock or Glassrock is found in veins in the Mourning Fields. When you eventually get there you are looking for sharp, black rock coming out of the ground. Presumably, it is Obsidian as that is …

Hang on, that voice is familiar – who voices Hades II’s Melinoe?

Hang on, that voice is familiar – who voices Hades II’s Melinoe?

[ad_1] Voice acting in video games is big business and a solid career choice these days if you have the dulcet tones for the job. Very often you will find somebody who voices your favorite character in a video game has often appeared as the voice of many other characters you have played in games over the years. The latest example of a gaming CV like a fine wine is that of Judy Alice Lee who is currently doing amazing work in the role of Hades II’s main character Melinoe. The game may be in Early Access but the voicework of the brilliant first game has returned to breathe even more life into the sequel. But this is not Judy’s first gaming rodeo. The Korean American from Los Angeles has been working doing video game and animation voiceovers since her first listed appearance in League of Legends way back in 2009. Who is Hades 2 voice actress? Since then she has appeared in most of gaming’s biggest franchises, lending her talents to voice characters you …

Hades 2 God Mode – what it does and how to activate it

Hades 2 God Mode – what it does and how to activate it

[ad_1] Hades was great. One of the best games in years and now we have the Early Access version of Hades 2 to play with and that makes us very happy here at Readwrite Gaming. While many of the things such as God Mode in Hades 2 will be familiar to you if you played through the first game, if you are new, or even need a refresher, then our Hades 2 pages will help you out now end. Today we are going to look at Hades 2 God Mode – What it does, how to activate it, and what effect it will have on your game. After you learn all this you will be able to decide if God Mode is for you or not, so let’s crack on shall we? How to turn on God Mode. Hades God Mode makes a return as it was actually in the original game as well and turning it on is simple. You will find it in Hades 2’s Gameplay options – it’s the top option and …

Supergiant Games surprise-launches Hades II in early access

Supergiant Games surprise-launches Hades II in early access

[ad_1] Are you looking to showcase your brand in front of the gaming industry’s top leaders? Learn more about GamesBeat Summit sponsorship opportunities here.  Supergiant Games announced today that it is launching its new rogue-like, Hades II, in early access. The developer previously announced that the game’s launch date would come after its technical test, and the only announced launch window was sometime in Q2 2024. Rather than wait, it appears Supergiant is content to launch the game almost as soon as the technical preview has wrapped. The game is currently available to purchase on Steam and the Epic Games Store. Hades II follows the adventures of Melinoe, the sister of the original game’s protagonist Zagreus, on her quest to battle the Titan Chronos (her grandfather). Along the way, she encounters several of the Olympian deities from the first game — Zeus, Poseidon, Artemis, Aphrodite — as well as new deities like forge god Hephaestus, sun god Apollo, moon goddess Selene and Hecate of the crossroads. Melinoe’s powers appear to be more magical than her …

Hades II gets surprise early access release on PC

Hades II gets surprise early access release on PC

[ad_1] Hades II, the much anticipated sequel to 2020’s acclaimed roguelike Hades, is now available in early access via Steam and the Epic Games Store. Developer Supergiant Games opened the gates Monday afternoon with a surprise-drop announcement on Twitter. ????HADES II is HERE !!???? Experience the bewitching sequel to our god-like rogue-like, now available in Early Access. ????Steam: https://t.co/MwAiwL8ZeW????Epic Games Store: https://t.co/bKD6BvLhw6#HadesGame #Hades2 #DeathToChronos pic.twitter.com/jXhqctKj95 — Supergiant Games (@SupergiantGames) May 6, 2024 The early access version is $29.99 at both online storefronts. Supergiant says the current version “already has more environments, foes, and fully-voiced characters” than the first version of Hades, but acknowledged that it’s still basically a work in progress. “Key areas, characters, foes, narrative events, and systems are still to come.” Hades II makers are depending on early access feedback The early access launch is mainly an appeal to Hades’ dedicated fandom to provide feedback that will shape the full launch of the game. A formal launch window for Hades II has not yet been announced. Supergiant invited players to join the game’s …

‘Hades II,’ a Sequel to the Horniest Game of 2020, Just Dropped Early

‘Hades II,’ a Sequel to the Horniest Game of 2020, Just Dropped Early

[ad_1] Supergiant Games is handing over the keys to the underworld early. Hades II, the sequel to the studios’ critically acclaimed roguelike, is now available to buy for $30 on PC via Early Access on Steam and the Epic Games Store. Hades II follows Melinoë, underworld princess and sister to the first game’s hero, Zagreus, on her journey to kill the titan Chronos. The game features a rotating cast of Greek gods, from Aphrodite to Zeus, who assist Melinoë on her journey with powerups and special abilities. Although the version of the game that dropped Monday is not the full, finished title, Supergiant will allow players who purchase it to carry over their progress to the final game. The company expects development to continue “at least through the end of 2024,” with updates coming every few months. On top of its stellar gameplay, the original Hades was also beloved for its hot gods and open sexuality; players could woo both female and male characters, together, for a threesome with the right attitude. The sequel is …

Jay Duplass talks Hades’ big introduction to ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’

Jay Duplass talks Hades’ big introduction to ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’

[ad_1] For Jay Duplass and his family, Tuesday nights are reserved for Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Right when new episodes drop, you can find Duplass — who plays Hades in the show — sitting on the couch with his wife, their 15-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son, and their two dogs, dinner at the ready, eager to dive into the next installment of Percy’s (Walker Scobell) mythic adventures. For Duplass, a filmmaker and actor known for his work on movies and TV shows like Transparent and Togetherness, Percy Jackson and the Olympians marked the first project of his that his children could watch him in. SEE ALSO: How is ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ different from the books? “Not only is it the first thing that they can watch me in, but it’s without a doubt their favorite book series of all time,” Duplass told Mashable in a video interview. “They have read all of the books at least five times. They’re rabid, rabid fans.” The idea of being part of an adaptation of this …