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Titanfall 2 may feature grappling hooks

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Titanfaaaal

Titanfall was a rudding good game, but its Xbox One console exclusivity and complete lack of a local release certainly hurt the game, especially here in Sunny South Africa. That, and its lack of a single player campaign means that many people didn’t even bother to play one of the most exciting, fun, and polished multiplayer shooters this generation’s had to offer.

These are things that are being remedied with Titanfall 2, a game we’re expecting to release here in the last quarter of the year. It’s getting a single player campaign, it’s being released on the PlayStation 4 as well – and from mumblings we’ve heard, it’ll actually be available locally too.

And it’s also, apparently, getting a grappling hook. According to some apparently leaked information coming out of the internet’s front page Reddit, Titanfall 2 will play host to a grappling hook that’ll allow pilots much greater range of movement, ad also aid them in getting in to their mechs a little easier.

Titanfall2

The same info leak – now deleted – suggest that we’ll see significantly larger maps, and with that, a very probably player limit increase. It’s a much larger, more technologically advanced affair this time, because where Titanfall was available on the Xbox 360 as well, that constraint doesn’t exist for Titanfall 2.

Beyond that info, and this image below, there’s very little else – but I’m excited for a little more Titanfall.

 

Last Updated: May 25, 2016

89 Comments

  1. Admiral Chief Protector

    May 25, 2016 at 11:40

    Let us hope they grab the attention for longer as well

    Reply

  2. HairyEwok

    May 25, 2016 at 11:42

    Assassins Fall: Titans Creed.

    Reply

  3. Captain JJ bound

    May 25, 2016 at 11:46

    I am still to meet someone who actually owns the first Titanfall.
    But grappling hooks! Wow. I’ve never seen that in an MP game before!

    Reply

    • oVg whippersnapper

      May 25, 2016 at 11:59

      Was it eventually released in South Africa?

      Reply

      • Captain JJ bound

        May 25, 2016 at 12:00

        Oh wait. You’re probably right there.
        Since it’s an EA game and uses Origin it pretty much always means to me that it wasn’t released here. 😛

        Reply

      • HvR

        May 25, 2016 at 12:12

        Do not think so, typically EA use us of for kool aksents and then just leave

        FOOK JOU EA FOOK JOU

        Reply

        • oVg whippersnapper

          May 25, 2016 at 12:12

          lol

          Reply

      • Francois Knoetze

        May 25, 2016 at 16:51

        saw it on the bt games shelves in boxes…so guess it has. bought it on the xbox store when it was on special though.

        Reply

  4. Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

    May 25, 2016 at 11:51

    Uncharted 4 been having it

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    • Captain JJ bound

      May 25, 2016 at 11:53

      Just Cause already tired of it.

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      • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

        May 25, 2016 at 11:54

        I swung around with a grappling hook two nights ago with a AK 47 shooting at people XD
        ……Then I played some Uncharted

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        • Captain JJ bound

          May 25, 2016 at 11:55

          Hehehehe
          Sounds like a night out in Pretoria, actually.

          Reply

          • Greylingad[He Charges!]

            May 25, 2016 at 11:56

            What!? You guys don’t do that down there?

          • Captain JJ bound

            May 25, 2016 at 11:58

            Capetonians are too lazy. I mean swinging needs momentum and that uses energy…and frankly….
            *orders Jamaican rust-infused coffee with hints of ground up capitalist at hipster bar.*

          • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

            May 25, 2016 at 11:59

            Weight = momentum

          • Admiral Chief Protector

            May 25, 2016 at 12:01

            I thought you had more mass? Becoz DENSE!

          • Captain JJ bound

            May 25, 2016 at 12:01

            Hammer isn’t dense. He’s solid!
            There’s a difference.

          • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

            May 25, 2016 at 12:02

            I can be a real gas at times as well

          • Captain JJ bound

            May 25, 2016 at 12:06

            I see what you did there.
            The fact that you have a beard makes this way stranger. :/

          • Admiral Chief Protector

            May 25, 2016 at 12:09

            I’m very gassy today, I think Microsoft spiked the food

          • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

            May 25, 2016 at 12:34

            XD

          • Greylingad[He Charges!]

            May 25, 2016 at 12:01

            No man! How boring is that?

            *Stirs coffee with above mentioned hipsters finger…

          • Admiral Chief Protector

            May 25, 2016 at 12:02

            Why did the hipster burn his mouth while drinking coffee?

            He drank it before it was cool

          • Greylingad[He Charges!]

            May 25, 2016 at 12:03

            OooooooooOOOOHHHHHH! Damn!!

          • Captain JJ bound

            May 25, 2016 at 12:04

            Cool?
            Like a hipster would ever use the word “cool”
            😛

          • Admiral Chief Protector

            May 25, 2016 at 12:08

            I’m not hip to hipstertalk

          • Captain JJ bound

            May 25, 2016 at 12:12

            It helps if you’re in Town and you want to order anything that’s not mass produced 😉

    • Darren Peach

      May 25, 2016 at 13:27

      Hey Dude. I finished Doom last night. I must admit, I am somewhat shell-shocked. Insane game. What did you think ?

      Reply

      • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

        May 25, 2016 at 14:13

        Loved it, I want more though. Hopefully they plan lots of sequels

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        • Darren Peach

          May 25, 2016 at 14:23

          The thing that struck me after some thought was the whole cover debate. It looked like a rip off of Halo. But, Once you play the game, It quickly becomes apparent that the cover or jacket art is very appropriate and almost ridicules Halo and many other shooters that have taken themselves too seriously. The subtle back story, The Doom Marine, Is the whole ethos of the FPS genre. It reminded me of why Doom is so relevant and important. While the genre has taken on a life of it’s own. It’s thanks to ID and their games that we are lucky enough to spend 12 to 13 hours ripping through virtual epicness. One of the reason I made the life choices that sent me in the direction as a artist and subsequently a 3d animator is Doom. I guess that’s why gaming is so important to me. It has guided me all these years. And after 23 years, I feel it has come full circle.

          Reply

          • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

            May 25, 2016 at 14:32

            It made me fall in love with gaming again, planning to play it on Nightmare soon

          • Darren Peach

            May 25, 2016 at 15:06

            Yeah, It’s not often that a game delivers. Not often at all.

          • Darren Peach

            May 25, 2016 at 15:10

            Also, This game illustrates the glaring nonsense that a COD single player campaign amounts to.

          • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

            May 25, 2016 at 15:47

            YES!

  5. Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

    May 25, 2016 at 11:52

    That Saf Effrican accent hey?

    Reply

    • HairyEwok

      May 25, 2016 at 12:12

      Jah hey, ironically they use a saf effrican bruh now to speak but the game will probably not be released here again.

      Reply

      • HvR

        May 25, 2016 at 12:13

        o snap

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      • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

        May 25, 2016 at 12:34

        LOL

        Reply

    • Captain JJ bound

      May 25, 2016 at 12:13

      A few games have been doing that.
      They gave the one alien race in Grey Goo South African accents too, to make them sound more “foreign”. Was pretty cool, I thought.

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      • HvR

        May 25, 2016 at 12:14

        The problem like the movies they use children born in Australia from South African parents.

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        • Captain JJ bound

          May 25, 2016 at 12:16

          Yea, like the woman from Lucifer (Maze). She’s Capetonian, but she’s “from” New Zealand. Though at least she was born here.

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          • HvR

            May 25, 2016 at 12:20

            But still feels like diet Afrikaans, real war time the vast database of swear words will used that was built up over the decades.

            They should just hire me to do it, drove a crappy Ford as student I know the right balance of P-bombs and fokken shitkaks se donerse moer to use when the vehicle you are in starts smoking.

          • Captain JJ bound

            May 25, 2016 at 12:21

            Hahaha. Yea. That’s true.
            Or they get English guys to play Afrikaans guys and then the accent is so badly put on that they might as well have used an Australian.

        • Alien Emperor Trevor

          May 25, 2016 at 12:41

          Or Arnold Vosloo.

          RRRRRRRRRandal, RRRRRRRandal, RRRRRRRRRandal.

          Reply

      • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

        May 25, 2016 at 12:34

        Uncharted 4 as well, Yeah I’m still referring to it but the game is that good

        Reply

    • Darren Peach

      May 25, 2016 at 15:07

      I can like to traffik cop ?

      Reply

  6. Dutch Matrix

    May 25, 2016 at 11:52

    Single Player?

    Nah. Just give us pretty decent Bots ala Unreal Tournament…

    Reply

    • oVg whippersnapper

      May 25, 2016 at 11:54

      Are you mad? That would cost $120. Now that on-line only games cost $60 😛

      Reply

      • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

        May 25, 2016 at 11:54

        Just like Battlefront and the first Titanfall. Thanks EA

        Reply

        • Greylingad[He Charges!]

          May 25, 2016 at 11:56

          *Cough* Battlefield *Cough* too…*Cough*…

          Reply

          • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

            May 25, 2016 at 11:56

            Yeah, but that had some SP at least

          • Greylingad[He Charges!]

            May 25, 2016 at 11:57

            It did, but do I remember any of it? NO

  7. oVg whippersnapper

    May 25, 2016 at 11:53

    Grappling hook included to counter stale gameplay.

    4/10 Washington Post

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    • Captain JJ bound

      May 25, 2016 at 11:54

      I would really enjoy a new Mechwarrior game. And not that Mechwarrior online stuff they have. A proper one, like MW2. That was a cool game.
      But it seems the moment you put robots into a game it HAS to be multiplayer.

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      • oVg whippersnapper

        May 25, 2016 at 11:58

        With jet packs.

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        • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

          May 25, 2016 at 11:59

          And swords now apparently if I look at the trailer. Can’t wait for crossbows, catapults and burning oil

          Reply

        • Captain JJ bound

          May 25, 2016 at 11:59

          We need more CDPR’s

          Reply

          • Admiral Chief Protector

            May 25, 2016 at 11:59

            ^THIS

          • oVg whippersnapper

            May 25, 2016 at 12:01

            ^THAT

    • Alien Emperor Trevor

      May 25, 2016 at 12:54

      This coming from oVg WaPosnapper. 😀

      Reply

    • Darren Peach

      May 25, 2016 at 13:29

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Media_bias_in_the_United_States

      Now it would seem they ally this logic to entertainment.

      Reply

  8. Strawman Jim

    May 25, 2016 at 11:56

    lol more like TitanFAIL TOO, amirite? Muahahahaha!!!

    Reply

    • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

      May 25, 2016 at 11:57

      XD

      Reply

  9. Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

    May 25, 2016 at 12:01

    But why add single player? Overwatch has shown it’s redundant

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    • Captain JJ bound

      May 25, 2016 at 12:02

      It’s EA.
      Even their single player games are always online. I don’t think they know the difference anymore since none of the people working at EA have actually played games in the last ten years.

      Reply

      • oVg whippersnapper

        May 25, 2016 at 12:03

        bwahahaha 🙂

        Reply

    • oVg whippersnapper

      May 25, 2016 at 12:03

      Sure is redundant. I use communal WiFi. 😛

      Reply

  10. Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

    May 25, 2016 at 12:06

    I can just imagine how this happened.
    EA Overlord : “We’re launching it on new platforms”
    Underling : “But exalted one, despite the first being good sales weren’t as good as we hoped”
    EA Overlord : “I know dammit, we will need something to hook new players”
    Underling : *Adds grappling hook

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    • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

      May 25, 2016 at 12:06

      fixed

      Reply

    • Captain JJ bound

      May 25, 2016 at 12:07

      I imagine the underling addressing the overlord as “oh exalted one”

      Reply

      • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

        May 25, 2016 at 12:35

        I wouldn’t know, I speak down to people not up 😛

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  11. Greylingad[He Charges!]

    May 25, 2016 at 12:09

    That’s like the bow in FarCrysis3TombraiderSkyrimASSCreed…

    Reply

    • Captain JJ bound

      May 25, 2016 at 12:12

      What’s wrong with the bow in Skyrim?
      I did an entire playthrough using only a bow.

      Reply

      • Greylingad[He Charges!]

        May 25, 2016 at 12:13

        Holy Craaa… How?! And how much older did you feel afterwards?

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        • Captain JJ bound

          May 25, 2016 at 12:14

          It was a fight, I’ll be honest, but man it was rewarding when you started to get really strong.

          Reply

          • Greylingad[He Charges!]

            May 25, 2016 at 12:15

            That must have taken ages though, like really…

          • Captain JJ bound

            May 25, 2016 at 12:17

            Well, my Steam hours on Skyrim sits at around 330 (and I also played the game before I got it on Steam). So it took a bit of time.
            In all honestly, I’ll do it again. It just made everything feel so different. All the fantasy games you either have a sword. hammer or axe.

          • Greylingad[He Charges!]

            May 25, 2016 at 12:33

            Sheesh! 330… That’s about the same amount of time I’ve put into TW3, I’m also busy with a second playthrough…

      • Strawman Jim

        May 25, 2016 at 14:05

        You’re a much braver man then I will ever be… 😮

        Reply

  12. Darren Peach

    May 25, 2016 at 13:23

    Titanfall for the win.

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  13. aj_nator

    May 25, 2016 at 13:50

    Will they support the game in SA this time around? I hope so!

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    • Darren Peach

      May 25, 2016 at 15:09

      I reckon they will.

      Reply

  14. Darren Peach

    May 25, 2016 at 15:17

    Just a thought, In the spirit of SJWs worldwide. Does it not serve to demonise a demographic when a certain accent is used to portray a negative character ? Russian and Afrikaans South Africans seem to find their way into games often as bad folks.

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    • Strawman Jim

      May 25, 2016 at 15:26

      We only have ourselves to blame – currently if there’s a dodgy mercenary operating in a foreign war, most likely he’s a South African.

      Reply

      • Darren Peach

        May 25, 2016 at 15:29

        My comment was tongue in cheek.

        Reply

      • Darren Peach

        May 25, 2016 at 15:31

        Did you know that Winston Churchill was so impressed by the Boers that he got the Idea of special forces from em ?

        Reply

  15. Francois Knoetze

    May 25, 2016 at 16:54

    We South Africans have become the popular bad guys in gaming it seems: MGS V, Uncharted 4,FarCry 2, titanfall 2

    Reply

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