Month: September 2018

After four full matches of pro Heroes of the Storm play, Leftovers defeated the top-seeded Fnatic and will now be heading to the 2018 HGC Finals at BlizzCon. The matchup between the Leftovers and Fnatic is somewhat of an even matchup. Fnatic has the better seeding with only one team to face to progress to the
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Sega announced that its upcoming mobile games Yakuza Online and Idola: Phantasy Star Saga have passed 500,000 cumulative pre-registrations in Japan. The games had a joint pre-registration campaign promising various prizes at given milestones, and given the announced numbers, then most relevant rewards have been unlocked. Idola: Phantasy Star Saga players will receive the five-star Beautiful
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Over on the official Cuphead Twitter account, the developers have given fans a look at the game’s earliest days of development. The short clip down below show’s a prototype, which would eventually become Cuphead. Interestingly enough, the game doesn’t have any similarities to the final product at all in terms of its look but we can see that the
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It looks like the JRPG Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and its recently released DLC Torna: The Golden Country sold well outside of Japan, even exceeding expectations from Monolith Soft. During an interview with USGamer, Monolith Soft Executive Director Tetsuya Takahashi answered a few questions about their latest entry into the series. Takahashi stated: “From a sales perspective, I
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Playing level creation games can be an uphill battle for many—sometimes the toolset is simply too difficult for the layperson to wrap their head around, and even if creating a level itself isn’t the most significant challenge, playing the absurdly hard levels that seemingly-sadistic players make online certainly is. Enter Ultimate Chicken Horse, a game
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Awesome Games Done Quick is a speed running event that raises money for charity a couple times a year. Next years list of games that will be completed as fast as possible just got revealed. The list begins with Actraiser 2 on the Super Nintendo. Some notable highlights are Bloodborne that is just 5 games after
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Did you know that new game announcements aren’t done in the weekend? That was almost a rule until a few years ago, but in the news-saturated scenario of today, the gloves are off, especially if your name is Mojang and you have a Minecraft game to reveal. Today the Microsoft-owned Swedish developer unveiled Minecraft: Dungeons, a full-fledged game
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Today NIS America revealed another new trailer of the upcoming Disgaea: Hour of Darkness remaster Disgaea 1 Complete. The video focuses on Flonne and Laharl in another of their hilarious exchanges. It’s also a bit weird, but that’s one of the elements that make the whole thing charming- You can watch the trailer for yourself below. If you want
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Sony had been very stubborn about enabling cross-play between consoles for quite a while. So it was a surprise to me and many others when Sony announced a beta program allowing Fortnite players on PS4 to play with others across Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Mobile, PC, and MAC. Shawn Layden, Chairman of PlayStation Worldwide Studios, recently discussed
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Announced alongside a new trailer, it looks like Sephiroth from Final Fantasy VII will now be playable in the very popular mobile game Final Fantasy Opera Omnia. To unlock the iconic villain of the franchise, players must clear his first event quest. After players have completed his event quest, Sephiroth will be added to your roster for
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Square Enix just published a video featuring Dragon Quest XI Producer Hokuto Okamoto and Director Takeshi Uchikawa. In the video, the pair talks about many aspects of the development and localization of the game, and explain once more why the 3DS version won’t make it to the west, as it simply didn’t make sense business-wise for Square
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Over on the Reddit for Rocket League, developer Psyonix gave players an update on the game’s upcoming cross-play features. Earlier this week Sony announced that they would finally be allowing cross-play in Epic Games’ Fortnite with other games potentially allowing the feature in the future. PlayStation 4 owners have been incredibly vocal about their desire to have the ability to
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Developer Frostkeep Studios has laid out their upcoming plans for Rend going into the Fall of 2018 and beyond into 2019. The team notes in its latest news update that they’ll be shifting their focus towards larger content updates and patches that’ll come every three to four weeks. Frostkeep was initially focusing on delivering patches every week or
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The Valkyria Chronicles series is set in an alternate-history/semi-fictional version of Europe named Europa, and Valkyria Chronicles 4 isn’t an exception. Since many may have missed the earlier games, Sega released a very nice trailer arranged like a brief history lesson in which a historian named Douglas Welch talks about the events that led to the war
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If you live in California, start clearing your schedule. A new post on the official Nintendo of America Twitter account teases that “something exciting” will happen tomorrow morning in Los Angeles. Included with the post are pictures of two trucks, each featuring images and the respective color pallets of Pikachu and Eevee. The tweet goes
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THQ Nordic and Black Forest Games (THQ acquiring Black Forest Games last year) have released their challenging platformer, Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Owltimate Edition into the arms of the Switch today. The Owltimate Edition contains the original Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams as well as all existing DLC, including Rise Of The Owlverlord. You will
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The online features for three notable PS3 titles will be shutting down on October 25 according to updates on their PlayStation Store pages. These three games are PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, Warhawk, and Twisted Metal. The shuttering of these online services will roll around at 12:00am PT on October 25, impacting trophies and the multiplayer
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LoveR is an upcoming PS4 dating sim with photography elements. The game is directed by Ichirou Sugiyama and with illustrations by Taro Minoboshi. It follows the Photo Kano series and Reco Love, both dating sims by Sugiyama-san which also had photography as their main aspect. Dengeki Online published an interview with Sugiyama-san and Minoboshi-san, revealing development
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