50 national teams, men's and women's, go head to head in a realistic indoor volleyball simulation. Speed, reflexes, teamwork: all the elements needed for success are there for a spectacular sports experience. Manage your own team and take it to the highest level. Enter multiple international tournaments, change your tactics to catch your opponent off guard and become world champions!Spikes, blocks, floaters… Master the skills of volleyball and experience all the thrills of one of the most complex team sports played today, realistically reproduced with the powerful Unreal Engine 4.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is a single-player action-adventure RPG for PC, developed by FromSoftware and published by Activision Blizzard. The game is set in Japan, during the 1500s’ Sengoku period. Players’ will travel the feudal land as Sekiro, one-armed samurai warrior and face dangerous foes, both in combat and stealth action. The game is scheduled to hit the stores in March 2019.GameplayIn Sekiro, the players take control of the main character named Sekiro, or “One-armed Wolf”, a lone samurai warrior. Unlike in previous FromSoftware games, the player cannot influence the appearance of Sekiro.In combat, the protagonist uses two katanas. Players can switch between them, but they cannot be dual-wielded. Sekiro also has a prosthetic arm replacing his missing limb. The Shinobi Prosthetic, as it is called in the game, can be fitted with various attachments, which serve different purposes. Grappling hook allows climbing into elevated areas to search for items or stealthy plan attack from above, axe can be equipped to shatter enemies’ shields, flamethrower lights enemies on fire and can also be used to ignite players’ katana, and many more. Equippable tools can be upgraded by different means, such as finding crafting materials or spending skill points.Sekiro’s combat mechanics are based on what developers describe as “battle of postures” system. Instead of directly attacking the opponent and dealing damage, players must throw their foe off balance and break their guard. By attacking the enemies’ defense stance, the player fills in a gauge visible in the top of the screen. When the gauge is full, the player can break the guard of their adversary and deal a lethal strike with their sword. In most cases one strike is enough to kill the enemy, however, there are some, who require more effort. These foes act as the bosses in the game. The same mechanic that players use on their enemies can be used against them. That’s why Sekiro emphasizes constant offensive, filling the enemies gauge to dispose of them quickly, and not letting them retaliate.Defeating enemies and bosses rewards the player with experience, which later gives skill points. The skill points can be spent on upgrading various aspects of Sekiro’s abilities divided into three skill trees: Shinobi, Samurai and Prosthetic Arm.Stealth in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is an important aspect of gameplay. Players can enter stealth mode to quietly sneak on unsuspecting enemies and kill them without alerting others or eavesdrop to gather information. Players can use elements of the environment, such as patches of tall grass to hide before enemies’ eyes. The hiding spots in Sekiro are described as dynamic, which means that they can be negatively influenced by foes, for example by burning grass. Enemies alerted to players’ presence will come to investigate. While doing that the marker above their head will be yellow. When the marker turns red, that means Sekiro was spotted and players must get ready for a confrontation. Story and CharactersSekiro: Shadows Die Twice is set in 16th century Japan during the famous Sengoku period. Japan is split into warring kingdoms, where feudal lords waged brutal battles with the help of samurai warriors. The main character of the game, Sekiro, is one of such samurai. Sekiro’s master, a young feudal lord, was kidnapped by the Ashina clan, and the samurai himself was disfigured and left for dead.Now he sets out on the quest to regain his honor and rescue his master. Sekiro is armed with both, a traditional Japanese katana sword as well as a prosthetic which allows him to equip various helpful tools which he can use in his travels and during fights. Because of his severed arm, the samurai is known as a one-armed wolf who seeks revenge on his attackers.ReceptionEarly impressions of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice for PC were very positive. After its reveal at E3 2018 critics praised the game for innovative gameplay mechanics and climate of Sengoku era Japan recreated in the game. The game is considered a huge hit, drawing comparisons to other series from this studio, namely Dark Souls. Players especially love the difficulty level, combat and overall climate of the game.
The team known as the Southwest Sentinels were in trouble. Chokepoint had blindsided them in their headquarters in Fort Adamant. It was a rough fight. The fact that the heroes were getting no military support in this fight, and that no alarms had been set off by Chokepoint?s entirely unstealthy arrival was not immediately concerning to them, but the Southwest Sentinels began to realize things were not quite what they had assumed. They fled through the military installation, narrowly dodging the attacks from Chokepoint. As they entered the lower levels, Chokepoint tore through a wall before them, and then was incapacitated by a blast of power. The wall she had just destroyed housed a secret room the heroes had never seen before. In that room were four large glowing crystals, each radiating a different spectrum of energy. Behind them, Chokepoint groaned and began struggling to her feet. She would be back at full power in no time - the heroes had a choice to make. And they choose survival. Now, Doctor Medico, Mainstay, The Idealist, and Writhe harness the power of Oblivion Shards and fight against the end of all things. They hold back the Void when no one else can. Sentinels of the Multiverse: Void Guard is a box set of four hero characters, complete with their own hero character cards and decks.Nick Hernandez, AKA Doctor Medico, is fully formed of living energy, and his healing capabilities far outpace any of his medical knowledge. However, the Shard within his chest pulses with a malevolent energy. In combat, he still heals and protects his allies, though he?s grown more and more intent on the destruction of their foes as well.Jackson Bravo has always made his home on the open road, and as Mainstay, he fights to keep that road safe. Now he wields his massive Oblivion Shard on the end of a chain, attempting to break it against every opponent he can find. He knows that the strength of the shard is both a great boon, but also a danger to him and those he cares about.Dr. Medico and Mainstay saved Miranda Fischer from an infernal contraption built by her supposed parents. The event wiped her memory, but she quickly progressed to a capable young adult with impressive psychic powers! After The Idealist gained an Oblivion Shard, her projections grew in power. But will that power come at a price Miranda can survive?Eugene Wilkenson used his inventions to rob banks out of necessity. His research needed funding. After being defeated by the Sentinels, he joined them. After all, he needed to get out of prison. Then, he needed more power and an Oblivion Shard called out to him. Now, Writhe has a need to invent again. And his inventions have a cosmic? necessity.
Mind Control Mastery: Techniques to Crush Your Competition (Play Chess, Not Checkers) is a book designed for people who wish to dominate their fields by influencing their competition's thoughts. It shows listeners how to prevail over any competitors by improving their own defenses and attacking the best that the competition can offer. The book focuses on how you, the listener, can improve yourself in terms of boosting confidence and avoiding procrastination as well as how to approach your opponents in every battle. You can then use these improvements to create a battle plan that will slowly crush your opponent. Development is clearly divided into a series of steps so you can easily track your progress toward absolute dominance. You will also learn to defend yourself if your opponent ever attempts to strike back and to prepare yourself for any scenario that might come your way. This way you will not be caught off-guard, and the possibility of defeat at the hands of your competition will be minimized. No matter your field of choice, this book can help you out. Once you are able to master every phase, you will surely crush your competition and always come out as the victor. You can then choose to play chess against those who prefer checkers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alan Munro. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/036711/bk_acx0_036711_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Learn the Incredible Story of the Utah Jazz's Star Guard Donovan Mitchell!In Donovan Mitchell: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball's Rising Star Guards, you'll learn the inspirational story of basketball's shooting guard, Donovan Mitchell. While many would have thought that Gordon Hayward's departure from the Utah Jazz in the summer of 2017 would have spiraled the franchise into years of being on the outside looking in come playoffs time, Donovan Mitchell had something else in mind. In just two seasons, Mitchell has averaged over twenty points per game and become a key leader of a young and rising Jazz team.Since that playoff campaign, the Jazz have continued their relevance in the Western Conference as a formidable opponent and look to continue that trend for years to come.Donovan Mitchell is easily one of the most exciting young players to watch for many years ahead. He still has yet to enter his true prime, but one thing is certain: Mitchell has a bright basketball career ahead of him.Get this basketball audiobook on Donovan Mitchell today if you're looking for an inspiring basketball biography book to listen, or a gift for a basketball fan!Here is a preview of what is inside this Donovan Mitchell audiobook:Childhood and Early LifeCollege Years at LouisvilleDonovan Mitchell's NBA CareerGetting Drafted, Rookie Year, the Controversial Runner-Up, Short Struggle, Second-Half ExplosionInternational CareerMitchell's Personal LifeDonovan Mitchell's Legacy and Future 1. Language: English. Narrator: James Mingesbruney. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/183493/bk_acx0_183493_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Setting down his thoughts on swordplay, on winning, and on spirituality, legendary swordsman Miyamoto Musashi intended this modest work as a guide for his immediate disciples and future generations of samurai. He had little idea he was penning a masterpiece that would be eagerly devoured by people in all walks of life centuries after his death. Along with The Art of War by Sun Tzu, The Book of Five Rings has long been regarded as an invaluable treatise on the strategy of winning. Musashi's timeless advice on defeating an adversary, throwing an opponent off-guard, creating confusion, and other techniques for overpowering an assailant was addressed to readers of earlier times on the battlefield and now serves the modern listener in the battle of life. In this new rendering by the translator of Hagakure and The Unfettered Mind, William Scott Wilson adheres rigorously to the 17th-century Japanese text and clarifies points of ambiguity in earlier translations. In addition, he offers an extensive introduction and a translation of Musashi's rarely published The Way of Walking Alone. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Scott Brick. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/001489/bk_tant_001489_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In 20 minutes, we will give you the top diabolical divorce court tactics that narcissists regularly use to win against you in divorce court. If you walk into the court without knowing these tactics, you will most likely be fighting a losing battle. Arm yourself with knowledge and power to gain a tactical advantage on the narcissist.Gain the knowledge necessary to stay one step ahead of your devious partner. Take off the gloves and never lower your guard. The narcissist will do anything to get ahead in life despite the likes of you. Question is will you let him get away with it? Do not let yourself fall into the pitfalls of divorce against a savage opponent. Know and understand how he thinks. Strategize appropriately and do not be caught off-guard. Your livelihood and future depend on it. He will be armed and at the ready, but will you?This book refers to the narcissist as a "he", but the narcissist in the relationship and divorce proceedings can also be a "she". The pronouns are interchangeable for the purposes of this book.Strategizing using power tactics.Right now, the narcissist is reading up and listening to many playbooks that will help him strategize against you. If you don’t listen to these playbooks, you will not understand how he, his legal team, and the judge are reacting during the court proceedings. People who prioritize money, power, status, image, and objects use power training to help them learn how to manipulate others, and The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene especially is a book that is read by many passive aggressive manipulators in order to learn how to get ahead in the game of life. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Pete Beretta. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/147823/bk_acx0_147823_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The all-new KGI novel from the "incredibly awesome" (Jaci Burton) number-one New York Times best-selling author of When Day Breaks. The Kelly Group International (KGI): A super-elite, top secret, family run business. Qualifications: High intelligence, rock-hard body, military background. Mission: Hostage/kidnap victim recovery. Intelligence gathering. Handling jobs the US government can't... The enigmatic Hancock has been both opponent and ally to the KGI teams for as long as they've known him. Always working a deep game, Hancock's true allegiance has never been apparent, but one thing is for certain - he never lets anything get in the way of duty. But now, his absolute belief in the primacy of his ultimate goal is challenged by a captive he's been ordered to guard, no matter how much she suffers in her prison. She's the only woman who's ever managed to penetrate the rigid walls surrounding his icy heart, but will he allow his perplexing feelings for the beautiful victim to destroy a mission he's spent years working to complete, or will he be forced to sacrifice her for "the greater good"? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tad Branson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/002672/bk_peng_002672_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Army Ranger Sergeant Jack Grant is in deep trouble. A blazing attack on Bagram Airbase and a brutal boxing bout against a monstrous opponent have left him wounded and badly beaten. But more trouble is on its way.A court martial looms based on trumped-up charges, and with it the threat of a long spell of imprisonment. Battling enemies from both sides, Grant’s troubles escalate when he is falsely accused of attacking an infantry officer.The base commander, General Weathers, offers Grant a way out. The offer of a battlefield commission, in return for taking insane risks on a vital mission that could transform the war. It sounds too good to be true, and it is. The chances of coming back alive are virtually zero. Yet if he is to stay out of jail, he has no other option. Grant must lead a four-man fire team deep inside enemy territory, and with every mile they travel, the bodies stack up ever higher.Up against overwhelming odds, the Rangers battle to achieve their objective. Every step of the journey is a nightmare of bloodthirsty, savage enemies and treacherous, backstabbing allies.Special Operations: Grant’s Battle is an incredible story of a tough, violent man in a tough, violent land. A full-length novel by the best-selling author of many Spec Ops books. These include the popular SEAL Team Bravo stories, Heroes of Afghanistan, Raider, Echo Six, and Devil's Guard titles. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Henry Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/214546/bk_acx0_214546_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.