Month: June 2018

Some combinations are undeniably perfect. Spaghetti and meatballs, peanut butter and jelly, cats and role-playing games. If you’re a fan of the latter you’re in luck, as Gentlebros Games announced that they’re developing Cat Quest II. Announced through a teaser trailer from Gentlebros Games’ official YouTube channel, Cat Quest II looks to scratch the same
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A few days ago it was revealed that Fortnite would be receiving the previously teased mode Playground today, much to the excitement of fans. It seems, however, that things have gone off to a rough start, as Epic Games has officially removed the limited-time mode from the battle royale shooter. According to the developer’s official Twitter account, the
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As the two top-reigning competitors in the currently hot market of Battle Royale games, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer PUBG Corps brought things to a heat against Fortnite developer Epic Games by putting forth a lawsuit against the company for copyright infringement earlier this year, though the conclusion of that case seems to have fizzled out. According to a
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For years, Remedy Entertainment has focused on narrative first and gameplay second. From the long monologues of Max Payne to the inner-workings of a writer in Alan Wake, and the episodic television experiment found in Quantum Break, it has been easy to see this emphasis on storytelling in almost every one of the studio’s titles. This focus on story over gameplay isn’t necessarily
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Since the debut of their first game in 2014, Stoic Studio — a team comprised of former developers from BioWare — have been telling a Norse-mythology inspired story in the form of The Banner Saga series. The strategy-RPG series debuted after a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign (followed two years after by its sequel, The Banner Saga 2),
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The Lion’s Song, a narrative point-and-click adventure game from Austrian developer Mipumi Games, previously released episodically before wrapping up last July. Today, the developer announced that The Lion’s Song is coming to Nintendo Switch on July 10. For those of you who aren’t aware, The Lion’s Song takes place in the early 1900’s, and is
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Level-5 decided to go the Pokémon GO way with its popular (in Japan) franchise Yo-Kai Watch. Today, during a livestream from Japan the publisher announced Yo-Kai Watch World. The game is developed in collaboration with GungHo Online Entertainment, and mixes location-based gameplay with augmented reality, prompting players to find the franchise’s familiar Yokai in the real world.
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If you read my review of NBA 2K18 last year, you probably saw that I had strong feelings about the way the game had further catered its progression systems to lean on the use of microtransactions. Virtual currency, or VC for short, has been a digital currency used in the NBA 2K games for a while now, but 2K18 began locking
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Since the series debuted in 2014, Stoic Studio’s The Banner Saga series has presented players with making tough decisions under tougher circumstances. While the series is set to come to a conclusion next month with the upcoming release of The Banner Saga 3, Stoic Studio has said that it does seem to have interest in going back
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Polish indie developer Robot Gentleman revealed today that its breakout indie hit 60! Seconds, which released back in 2015, has surpassed 1 million copies sold, and impressive feat for any indie game. To celebrate, Robot Gentleman detailed its future plans for both new 60 Seconds! content and its upcoming spiritual successor 60 Parsecs!. Later this year,
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This year’s cover athlete for the 2019 edition of NBA Live was revealed tonight and it is none other than The Process himself, Joel Embiid. Embiid, who was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2014, has quickly risen through the ranks to become one of the league’s best players since finally making his debut in 2016. This past
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Originally released last fall, Wolfenstein II earned critical acclaim for its gripping story set in its distinct alternate history version of a Nazi-occupied America, and while Switch owners are getting their first taste of the series later this week, it appears unknown at this time if we’ll see more from the series on Nintendo’s platform in
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Square Enix recently hosted its General Meeting of Shareholders, and while the official transcript has not been posted yet, we got a report from Twitter user ゆず, a professional investor who was at the event. In the quick recap, we learn information shared during the questions and answers session of the event. スクエニ総会。DQ11 Switch版にはPS4版にない追加要素が入る。FF7リメイクに関して進捗状況は外部からあれこれ言われているが、開発はしっかり進んでおり安心してほしい。DQ3のHD化(11のような)は現状開発していないが検討している、ただDQ12の開発が先になると思う。 — ゆず
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