She will arrive alongside the Legendary Pack 2 DLC release.
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She will arrive alongside the Legendary Pack 2 DLC release.
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If On A Winter's Night, Four Travellers, an Itch.io breakout hit from indie developers Laura Hunt and Thomas Möhring, is coming to Steam later this month, releasing for free - like it is on Itch right now - on September 21st.
I played If On A Winter's Night, Four Travellers back in March and loved it. It's only a few hours long, featuring some mostly gentle point-and-click puzzling and a nicely gripping mystery. There are lots of literary references, lots of gothic horror, and lots - as you might have already noticed - of quite stunning pixel art, too.
It's "a ghastly little gem," apparently, with about 31,000 downloads on Itch. And free! You should check it out (and give that writeup from March a read if you're feeling extra generous, too).
Outlast the rest of the competition and emerge the last person standing, that's the motto for the best battle royale games out there. Often there's a big circle of poison gas pushing people closer together, or like, everyone parachutes in for some reason. Some don't feature any of these things, and opt for obstacle courses, or zany community creations instead. You may have thought battle royale games were quite one-note, but they're actually quite varied. So below I've rounded up some of the best ways to prove you're the fittest survivor of them all.
Skatebird is simultaneously a homage to the Tony Hawk games of old and a celebration of just how stupid birds can be. It's the arcadey kind of kickflipper, handling more like THUG than a Skate game. But don't expect the truly smooth flow of the Hawkster's outings. There's plenty of wobbly physics on show here, much of it intentional and jokey (as you'd expect from a game that seems to have resulted entirely from a single pun). But some of it perhaps not. Still, it's hard to hate on these feathery ones when they squawk so pure, and when their taste in music is im-peck-able.
Tales of Arise is now the fastest selling title in the series.
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Sony recently announced a brand new entry into the PS5 accessories family, the Midnight Black Pulse 3D Headset, to go alongside the standard white PS5 Headset. It will release on October 29, 2021, and costs £89.99 in the UK. Preorders are now live at Amazon.
The new colour for the Pulse 3D Headset directly follows up from the release of DualSense Controllers in Midnight Black and Cosmic Red. Which now begs the question, what colours will we see next, and will Sony ever release alternate faceplate covers for the console?
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343 Industries has once again stated that Halo 5 won't be heading to PC anytime soon, despite a recent datamine leak suggesting otherwise.
343's stance on the matter comes after the recent Nvidia GeForce Now leak which seemed to point to a number of potential PC announcements for various games including Sony's God of War, Gears of War 6, and Halo 5: Guardians.
As fans once again built up hope for a PC port of the 2015 Halo game, Community Director at 343 Industries, Brian Jarrard, was quick to clarify the 343i's stance. He addressed fans on Twitter, explaining that while the studio will never say never, it currently has no plans to bring the game over to PC.
"Maybe this was for H5:Forge," Jarrard said. "But I can confirm there are no plans to bring H5 to PC. We know there's some demand for it, but as we've stated before, not in the cards as the studio is fully focused on Infinite and MCC. Will never say never, but nothing [is] underway currently."
Maybe this was for "H5:Forge" but I can confirm there are no plans to bring H5 to PC. We know there's some demand for it, but as we've stated before, not in the cards as the studio is fully focused on Infinite and MCC. Will never say never, but nothing underway currently
Looks like the collapse of his pocket dimension didn't take him out of commission after all.
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Pokémon is more than just a series of core RPGs. Those are a major part of it, of course, but then so is the trading card game, and the anime, the movies, the cafés...
Even just within video games there's a huge range of weird and wonderful things to be played, from those legendary role-playing adventures, of course, to handheld recreations of arcade pinball, virtual photography expeditions, or edutainment CD-ROMs.
With that in mind, we've assembled our list below of the best Pokémon games based on any Pokémon video game that's released so far. Expect plenty of classics, of course, but also some proper hidden gems - it's often overlooked, but part of Pokémon's brilliance is its ability to surprise. So, in no particular order, here they are:
Composer Marty O'Donnell has been found in contempt of court over his use of Destiny assets and now owes Bungie tens of thousands of dollars in legal fees, Eurogamer can reveal.
In April this year, Bungie served the celebrated composer behind the original Halo music with contempt of court papers over videos related to Destiny that were uploaded to O'Donnell's YouTube channel and other platforms.
Some of these videos were early musical sketches of what became Music of the Spheres, the much-loved musical foundation for 2014's Destiny.
Battlefield 2042's upcoming open beta has reportedly been delayed from this month to October.
DICE had previously said players would be able to get their hands on with Battlefield 2042 during September. Now, the open beta is expected early next month, with 6th October floated as a date for pre-order customers before everyone else gets in on 8th October.
The characters are still in the story and their sprites are still visible in combat.
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Next spring, yet another one-to-one scale Gundam will go up in Japan. This one will be located at a LaLaport shopping center in Fukuoka. I find this pretty exciting, but it turns out not everyone does.
This particular incarnation is a ν (Nu) Gundam, but it’s a revamped version. Dubbed RX-93ff Nu Gundam, Yoshiyuki…
Surprise! The second slice of Deltarune arrives tomorrow, Friday 17th September at 8pm Eastern time for PC and Mac. That's 1am Saturday morning here in the UK.
It's been three years since Undertale creator Toby Fox released Deltarune: Chapter 1 for free, and it's been a long wait without more information on when future installments might arrive.
That all changed overnight, with this short teaser posted to the official Undertale Twitter account:
By the time Henry Ford rolled up to see my show, I was ready to pack my trunk and say goodbye to the circus. I’d been ready a long time ago, truth be told, some time between inciting industrial action amongst JP Morgan’s workers and nabbing an automaton from Tesla. My troupe spread delight wherever we roamed, but the crowds weren’t to know we’d been plying the same tricks for hour after hour - nor that it had hardly taken one to hone my act to the point where failure was inconceivable. Every meagre juggling trick brought whoops from the crowd and impatience to my heart. With every high-wire act, my spirit sank lower still.
There’s no turn around coming, I’m afraid. The Amazing American Circus is a deckbuilder with some nice ideas, but it’s far more clown than strongman.
One-part tiny Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and one-part Micro Machines, Skatebird is a little bit like a Photoshop Friday pun parody brought to life; it’s extremely small birds riding Tech Decks on small-scale stunt ramps scattered around a messy bedroom, plus various locations around an office. Beneath the joke is an ambitious attempt at a 3D arcade skateboarding game, and it’s heavily inspired by the early Neversoft Tony Hawk games. The result is cute, earnest, and undeniably eye-catching, but it’s also pretty unrefined, light on content, and regularly irritating to play.
The general vibe is as though someone brought up the legendary aforementioned Birdman and someone else sprang up from their empty pint glass and exclaimed, “Birds, man!” – only instead of cobbling together a crude JPEG of a pigeon doing a 900 they spent several years building a bona fide video game based on a loose gag. Developer Glass Bottom Games has obviously injected a boatload of bird-themed touches throughout, but the studio sticks largely to the Tony template: big air, wild tricks, and an assortment of maps sprinkled with tasks to complete and letters and tapes to collect.
Another day, another cutesy narrative adventure game to keep your eye on. Yes, Chile-based indie developer Smarto Club and US-based publisher Whitethorn Games have pulled back the curtain on their charming frog-themed yarn, Teacup.
Specifically, the whimsical point-and-click puzzler will be launching on Sept. 23 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC for $9.99 or your regional equivalent.
To confirm the new release date, the team dropped a freshly cut trailer showcasing the calm and relaxing experience in all its glory. Go ahead and check out the new footage down below:
With its eye-catching painterly art-style, Teacup boasts quaint charm and eccentric personality in spades. It’ll also feature plenty of delightful animals to chat with, as well as a relaxed, meditative vibe.
Today Bandai Namco announced that its recently-released JRPG Tales of Arise has reached a sales milestone.
The game has shipped over one million copies worldwide, making it the fastest-selling title of the Tales franchise.
As a result, we also learn that the franchise as a whole has shipped 25 million units cumulatively.
To celebrate, we also get a lovely illustration by art director Mamoru Iwamoto, which you can see below.
Today Kadokawa Game announced that its upcoming mecha strategy JRPG Relayer will appear at Tokyo Game Show.
A build of the game will be playable for media and influencers at the behind-closed-doors offline portion of the event, while the game will be publicly presented at the Happinet showcase.
The showcase will be hosted on October 1 at 5:00 pm Japan time. You can find it embedded below alongside a poster of the event.
The press release includes a message from director (and Kadokawa Games president) Yoshimi Yasuda who mentions that the team has been working on improving the game’s design and mechanics, and it’s in the process of finalizing the release date and that for the start of pre-orders.
More information about the broadcast will be announced at a later date.
Atlus has released a new trailer showcasing one of the over 200+ demons that will be included in its upcoming JRPG Shin Megami Tensei V.
The demon showcased today is Makami, another returning demon who has been part of the series and the Persona franchise for a while.
You can watch the trailer below.
Surprise! The second chapter of Deltarune, Toby Fox’s follow up game to Undertale, will release on PC and Mac this Friday.
The news comes after the Undertale 6th anniversary livestream with creator Toby Fox and friends playing through chapter one of Deltarune.
In the announcement, tweeted “See you soon,” we see a short clip of Deltarune’s main characters Kris and Susie returning through the portal in their school and falling back down to the dark world, which was the location of the events of the first chapter.
It ends with information sharing that chapter two is releasing on both PC and Mac this Friday, Sept. 17 at 8 pm EST.
Details on the official Deltarune website state that you can carry over your save file from chapter one simply by seeing the credits on the game. To do this, you need to make sure Kris has slept in their bed at the end of the game.
After fans waited three years for news, Undertale’s Toby Fox just announced that Deltarune Chapter 2 will be out...this week
Following the reveal of Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX 2, Inti Creates had more to share via press release.
We get to see the full box artwork and learn more about the game and its characters.
Below you can check out the box artwork itself, character art, a look at the Grave Pillar, and a tease of the Gravekeepers.
We also get a music video featuring the song “Command Prompt” performed by Lola’s voice actress Mayu Mineda.
Deltarune: Chapter 2, which is the second entry in the follow-up to Undertale, will be released on both PC and Mac on September 17, 2021, at 5pm PT/8pm ET/1am BST (9/18).
A short video of Deltarune: Chapter 2 was released on Twitter alongside the announcement from Undertale's 6th-anniversary celebration event, and Deltarune.com has been updated with a few more details regarding save transfers and more.
To ensure your Deltarune: Chapter 1 save file is transferred to Deltarune: Chapter 2, players will need to see the credits of the first game. Chapter 1's "completion data" will be created when you "go to sleep in your bed at the end of the game."
If you happen to be on a different computer than the one you played Deltarune: Chapter 1 on, the FAQ also reassures that, "as long as you generally remember what happened story-wise, you'll be fine."
The much-anticipated release date annoucement came after Undertale creator Toby Fox was part of a playthrough of Deltarune: Chapter 1, and the extended glimpse of Chapter 2 includes a tease of what fans can expect in this game that is arriving around three years after the original.
Twenty years on from the release of the first film in the trilogy, New Zealand’s Weta Workshop have dropped a bunch of concept art from the whole Lord of the Rings series.
Today SNK released a new trailer and screenshots showcasing another fighter that will be playable in its upcoming fighting game The King of Fighters XV.
This time around we get to see another returning character, Kukri, who comes back after debuting in The King of Fighters XIV
You can check out the trailer just below and see Ash in action alongside a few screenshots from the press release.
Deathloop has just been released to extremely positive critical and mainstream reception, and it’s looking a lot like a strong contender for one of the best games of 2021. However, while it does run pretty smoothly on PS5, it looks like PC players have been experiencing stuttering issues that most suspect are linked with the game’s anti-piracy measures.
Over on the game’s subreddit, one of Arkane’s community managers responded by stating that the developers were well aware of the stuttering issues on PC, and have started looking into the problem.
“Hey all, I’m one of the DEATHLOOP Community Managers, and while those burgers do look great, regarding performance we are aware of reports that some PC users are experiencing stuttering issues in DEATHLOOP. We’re actively investigating the issue right now as a priority, and will update you with more specific information as soon as possible.”Reddit
Technical issues aside, the game itself has been pretty warmly received, even if it is seeing some mixed reception on Steam thanks to the stuttering. Deathloop is now available on PS5 and PC.
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While it does seem like Metroid Prime 4 won’t be seeing the light of day for quite a while, Nintendo did surprise fans with the announcement of Metroid Dread earlier this year. It’s a new 2D Metroid that sees the return of protagonist Samus Aran, as she visits a new alien world that’s seemingly been taken over by a mechanical menace.
The game’s only a few weeks away from release, and Nintendo has just released a short trailer showing off some more gameplay elements. You can check it out for yourself down below:
Here’s a brief description of the game’s setup and premise:
“Video footage from an unknown source indicates that the deadly X parasite—thought to have been eradicated—may still live.
The Galactic Federation dispatches a special unit consisting of seven E.M.M.I. robots to the remote planet ZDR, believed to be the source of the transmission. Soon after arriving on ZDR, the whole unit vanishes.
As the only one immune to the X parasite, intergalactic bounty hunter Samus Aran is sent in to find out what happened.
Shortly after landing, a mysterious foe traps Samus deep below the surface of this dangerous world.
Now, Samus must hunt or be hunted as she makes her way through a labyrinth of enemies to reach the surface.”
A few days ago Eurogamer closed their forums, bringing to an end over 20 years of community discussion. The site explained the move like sites and companies always do (only a few are still using them), and it made sense the way it always does (that’s a lot of money for not much gain), but that doesn’t mean the process…
In her debut month, Akira was the second most popular character.
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