TF2 Halloween update brings new ‘Helltower’ Payload map and makes everyone a magician

Team Fortress Halloween 2013

By on October 30, 2013 at 10:28 am

It’s time to fire up those Steam clients, because Team Fortress 2‘s annual Halloween-thingie is upon us, and this year everyone is… a magician… on a new map where you… push a cart full of corpses. Yes. Okay.

“You’re all powerful magicians,” explain Valve. “Everybody gets a spellbook gifted to them automatically, which you can equip in your Action Slot in order to pick up and cast spells.” These magic abilities are of course only valid on the new ‘Helltower’ map, which Valve describe as “a magic-blasted, skeleton-infested terrorscape”. Excellent.

Over 100 new items — including one which makes the Scout’s head look like a pug — and 8 new achievements have also been added, and there is of course the obligatory excellent comic to read. Get all the details here.

One comment (Leave your own)

cool – I love the TF2 halloween updates!

 
Leave a comment

You can use the following bbCode
[i], [b], [img], [quote], [url href="http://www.google.com/"]Google[/url]

Leave a Reply

PC Gaming Calendar 2014

Follow Games.on.net

YouTube

Steam Group

Upcoming Games

Community Soapbox

Recent Features
Wargaming Warsaw 580px-6

World of Tanks in Warsaw: Day 1 of the Wargaming.net League Grand Finals

When 6,000 Polish spectators flood into an arena to watch virtual tanks shell it out, it tends to demand your attention.

Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat X’s John Edwards: “We are always trying to bridge the gap between the more casual fans”

An actual explanation of how frame data works is probably still needed for casuals.

warhammer_40K_regicide_ork_warboss

Warhammer 40K: Regicide developer interview — Like chess, but with more orks

We catch up with Sydney-based developer Hammerfall to learn how they're turning the grim darkness of the far future into... chess.

Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat X reviewed: Gorgeous, gory, and surprisingly fresh

Even if it does take itself too seriously, this new Mortal Kombat is sure to please.

Streaming Radio
Radio Streams are restricted to iiNet group customers.

GreenManGaming MREC

Facebook Like Box