hunt showdown

  1. AlphaAtlas

    Hunt Showdown is On Sale at The Humble Store

    As we've noted before, Hunt Showdown is one of the best looking, and best playing, multiplayer shooters around, and it gets better with every update. While it normally goes for $30 (and will likely be even more expensive once it leaves early access), the Humble Store has the Cryengine-based...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Update 5.0 for Hunt Showdown is Out

    Hunt Showdown's 5.0 Update is out, and among other things, it seems to make make the already visually stunning game look even better. The developers have added times of day to the Lawson Delta and Stillwater Bayou Maps, meaning you can now hunt in "Daylight, Nighttime, Golden, and Foggy"...
  3. cageymaru

    How Hit Registration Mechanics Work in Hunt Showdown

    The Hunt Showdown developers have penned a highly technical article called "The State of Hit Registration in Hunt" that explains how hit registration works in Hunt and video games in general. They describe in great detail how network latency in the client and server relationship can create shot...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Hunt: Showdown Shows off Quickplay in New Trailer

    Crytek just pushed the Hunt: Showdown 4.0 update out, and one of the headlining features is the new Quickplay game mode. The developers say the mode is designed for solo hunters, who drop in 10 player games and race to close four Rifts. New rounds start with a free hunter, and the first player...
  5. FrgMstr

    Hunt: Showdown 20% Off at Humble Bundle

    Hunt: Showdown 20% Off at Humble Bundle
  6. FrgMstr

    Crytek Bringing Hunt: Showdown to XBOX Game Preview

    Our favorite PC PvP/PvE title, Hunt: Showdown, is coming to XBOX Game Preview. XBOX Game Preview is akin to Early Access games on Steam. If you have been looking for an affordable game to truly stress your CPU and GPU while giving you glorious graphics, Hunt is it. That said, you console...
  7. FrgMstr

    Hunt: Showdown - Update 2.3 on Test Servers

    Crytek has just rolled out its latest Hunt: Showdown v2.3 Update onto its test servers this morning. This game uses the latest version of CryEngine and it has spectacular graphics if you have a system that can handle those. You will also want to have a good headset as sound queues are...
  8. cageymaru

    A Hunter's Life Highlights the Thrills of Playing Hunt: Showdown

    Watch "A Hunter's Life" by Inquisitor Hayes to see a thrilling montage of highlights from playing the game Hunt: Showdown. I personally loved the melee kills from behind while trailing another player. Keep up the great work Inquisitor Hayes!
  9. FrgMstr

    Hunt: Showdown - Free Weekend - 20% Off - Game Key Raffle

    Hunt: Showdown is the best PC game I have played in years. I have over 350 hours in it since it went Early Release. It is a combination PvP, PvE, monster hunting, player hunter, try to get out alive game. It is free to play for the next 3 days and is 20% off to boot. It will likely be the...
  10. cageymaru

    Hunt Showdown Is an Aural and Visual Tech Masterpiece

    I love playing Hunt Showdown as it is visually and aurally stunning. The sense of being in a swamp surrounded by enemies that can end your life in a second is accentuated by the threat of human competitors in this no-holds-barred death-match. We use Hunt Showdown to test PC gaming headsets...
  11. FrgMstr

    Hunt: Showdown 2.1 Content Patch Live

    The developers over at Crytek pushed their v2.1 Content Patch live for Hunt: Showdown in the wee hours of the morning today. Crossbows, throwing knives, new silenced longguns, as well as new early morning fog maps are part of the release. And for those of you that spend time on your back...
  12. FrgMstr

    Hunt: Showdown Devs Discuss Upcoming Content

    Dark Sight BOOST: The bounty will contain a Dark Sight perk. When you pick the bounty up, it will allow you to see other players in a 100 to 150 yard radius. This will have a limited amount of time, and will stay with the bounty even if dropped. Already talked about above. 20 second usage...
  13. FrgMstr

    Hunt: Showdown Upcoming Content

    Hunt:Showdown had an incredibly quick preview of upcoming content to be patched in soon. Video. The vintage crossbow: It's a crossbow! Nothing too surprising, but skilled, stealthy players will appreciate that it doesn't alert every monster and enemy player to your position. Bolts can be...
  14. FrgMstr

    Hunt Showdown @ Humble Bundle - $24

    Hunt Showdown is for sale at Humble Bundle for the next 24 hours. Probably the best $24 you will spend on a game this year. Devolver Digital is also having a sale today as well on many of its games. Shadow Warrior 2 was a fun time assuredly.
  15. FrgMstr

    Hunt Showdown 20% Off this Weekend

    If you have been considering joining us in the Louisiana swamps and enjoying some hardcore PvP and PvE action, it is 20% off at Steam for the next three days. The best $24 you will spend all weekend...and still have something to show for it after Monday. Hunt Showdown is a competitive...
  16. FrgMstr

    Crytek Plays Hunt Showdown with Crytek

    Crytek has its official Hunt Showdown stream flowing this morning. Their community manager is in there now but we do expect some of the game devs to be in there later playing a few rounds. They will be discussing game changes and updates. Check out the stream! Hunt Showdown is 25% off this...
  17. FrgMstr

    Hunt Showdown Content Patch 1 Overview

    The game developers over a Crytek have been working hard at bringing new content to Hunt Showdown. In a new video released today they discussed the content additions and how those work. The devs also directly address camping in the game as well and why they nerfed bunny-hopping. The low end...
  18. FrgMstr

    TheRabbleWrangler for the Win!

    TheRabbleWrangler, one of the Twitch streamers that HardOCP has partnered with, has just been awarded the win in Crytek's Hunt Showdown Creator Competition. w00t!!1 Congrats Rabble! You have brought us more than a few great gaming moments in the last couple of months. And who the hell can...
  19. FrgMstr

    Hunt Showdown Roadmap Update

    We are big fans of Crytek's Hunt Showdown around here. (We know you probably could not tell.) Crytek has just pushed out a roadmap update that will address some concerns and improvements that players have been asking for. If you have not played Hunt Showdown yet, for an Early Release title...
  20. FrgMstr

    Hunt Showdown Bullet Physics System

    As you might have noticed lately, we are big fans of Hunt Showdown around here. I think it is without a doubt one of the best games I have played since BorderLands 2, although the games in term of genre are not truly comparable. I have already racked up 160+ hours myself, and have the bags...
  21. R

    Hunt: Showdown Performance Patch Now Available

    It's not secret that HardOCP loves Hunt: Showdown and we wrote on March 29th how it was getting a performance patch, and today is the day that it is available. The new patch comes in at only 164 MB, but packs a lot of optimization, including lowering the memory footprint, a number of CPU...
  22. DooKey

    Hunt Showdown Getting Performance Patch Next Week

    I know a lot of you have been following the progress of Hunt Showdown since Kyle started talking about it and posting some gameplay streams. While the game looks pretty fun lots of people playing the game have complained about poor performance with stalls and stutters. The developers have been...
  23. FrgMstr

    Late Night Hunt Showdown Streaming

    I have spent about 18 hours playing Hunt Showdown in the last week (Edit: I have over 200 hours now.), and it is the most fun I have had playing co-op since Borderlands 2 and I have over 560 hours in it playing co-op with the family. Give HS a look. And yeah, you just missed the sale. Got a...
  24. FrgMstr

    Hunt: Showdown at Green Man Gaming 20% Code

    Showdown at Green Man Gaming - $23.99 Get 20% Off Hunt: Showdown at Green Man Gaming when you use code TRYTHESE20 at checkout.
  25. FrgMstr

    Hunt Showdown in Early Release

    We have been watching Crytek's new game, Hunt Showdown and it looks to be a good game to give those GPUs a workout, and from what we have seen shared on Twitch by @0BurkeBlack0 it looks to be a hell of a lot of fun to play too. Hunt Showdown has just gone into Early Access on Steam for $30...
  26. FrgMstr

    Hunt: Showdown Streaming on Twitch

    If you are not aware of Hunt: Showdown, it is a Crytek powered and developed game. The sneak peaks we have seen in the past have looked fairly compelling. It is currently in closed alpha (will be available on Steam), but apparently a few are being allowed to stream on Twitch as seen below...
  27. M

    Crytek's Hunt: Showdown

    Thanks the folks at PC Gamer for this. Originally envisioned as Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age, another Left 4 Dead type of multiplayer game, Crytek Studios decided to keep the survival elements and put their own twist on things as well as changing the name. As a duo, you and your partner will...