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What are the Top Video Gaming Tendencies to Anticipate this Fall?

With August gone, it’s now time to welcome the most exciting gamers’ season – the fall, as this is the time when geeks of all corners of the world gather at the largest gaming conventions in the world. For example, the world’s big three gaming industries of the US, Japan and Australia prepare to host Carnegocon, Tokyo Game Show, and Melbourne International Games Week and PAX Australia, respectively. However, it seems that Australians are also getting up to speed with the casino gaming world with the success of their recent biggest Gaming Expo in August. With their humble $1.23 billion … Continue reading What are the Top Video Gaming Tendencies to Anticipate this Fall?

King’s Knight Game is Released Alongside FFXV Tie-In

Three decades after its original release in Japan, the legendary 8-bit scrolling shooter King’s Knight is back as KING’S KNIGHT –Wrath of the Dark Dragon–, Noctis’ favorite pastime from the FINAL FANTASY XV is now available for mobile devices. KING’S KNIGHT –Wrath of the Dark Dragon– is the vertical scrolling shooter game that appears throughout the story of FINAL FANTASY XV. The title is based on KING’S KNIGHT, which was initially developed by SQUARE for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1986 by Hironobu Sakaguchi and Nobuo Uematsu. Pick up the Game of the Year Final Fantasy XV from Amazon today! … Continue reading King’s Knight Game is Released Alongside FFXV Tie-In

Characters Revealed For Firefly’s New IP MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures

Stronghold creators Firefly Studios are preparing for the Q4 Early Access release of its new character switching, class based dungeon crawler with the release of a new hero trailer. ‘The Ogre’ as he is simply known is the first spirit form players will acquire in-game and as a tank provides new strategic options. An ancient force of nature returned to life for the battle against Death’s armies, the Ogre makes up for his slow speed with the ability to control and absorb damage from large mobs: “A bruiser would be the kind of archetype The Ogre fits into” said Jack … Continue reading Characters Revealed For Firefly’s New IP MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures

Ancient Egypt: Gaming’s Neglected Setting

Ancient Egypt is one of the most fascinating times in human culture. It is one of mystery, in which we strive to learn more about. It has given us iconic images in the forms of the pyramids and the sphinx, pharaohs, grand palaces, mummies and more. Things both real and imaginary have captured our fascination and imagination of this world for thousands of years. People can recognise names like Cleopatra, Ramses and Tutankhamun, as well as fictional with the likes of the Egyptian gods Anubis, Osiris, Thoth and Ra. It is a time with a distinct look, with gold, hieroglyphs, … Continue reading Ancient Egypt: Gaming’s Neglected Setting

NASCAR Heat 2 Takes the Checkered Flag

704Games, NASCAR Team Properties’ exclusive console simulation-style video game licensee, has released NASCAR Heat 2 for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC. It is available today for $49.99 at major retailers, as well as digitally via the PlayStationStore, Xbox Games Store and Steam. Retail editions of NASCAR Heat 2 also include a voucher for $50 off the purchase of any ticket for any remaining 2017 and all 2018 NASCAR-sanctioned events at one of eight Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK) locations across the U.S. Race to pick up NASCAR Heat 2 on Amazon today! “NASCAR Heat 2 … Continue reading NASCAR Heat 2 Takes the Checkered Flag

Laced Records to release Absolver game soundtrack

Laced Records and Austin Wintory, in partnership with SloClap and Devolver Digital, will release the Absolver (Original Soundtrack) worldwide on deluxe double vinyl, CD and digital formats from today. The game’s 20-track original score by award-winning composer Austin Wintory (Journey, Abzu, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate) includes a brand new exclusive track co-produced by RZA (Wu-Tang Clan, Afro Samurai). In the lead up to release developer Sloclap and Wintory enlisted the talents of legendary producer and Wu-Tang founder RZA, to co-produce the final “Risyn Boss Theme” for the game. RZA, a big fan of video games and Kung Foo, known for his … Continue reading Laced Records to release Absolver game soundtrack

Indie Tabletop-Inspired Wargame Wartile Gets DLC

Indie development team Playwood Project today announced that Wartile, its visually stunning medieval real time strategy game played out on digital diorama-themed Battleboards, will release its latest major content update tomorrow in the form of Adventure Pack 0.6, the second major update of new features and enhancements. “This latest update and content package adds more player assets and further refines the overall player experience as we work towards final release,” said Michael Rud Jakobsen, Founder and Creative Director of Playwood Project. “This new adventure pack introduces a new battleboard, The Dark Forest – a dark and mysterious place steeped in … Continue reading Indie Tabletop-Inspired Wargame Wartile Gets DLC

Day of the Devs Announced for San Francisco

Fall is right around the corner, and with it a time-honored tradition for San Francisco’s indie game scene. Returning for the fifth consecutive year, Double Fine Productions and iam8bit’s Day of the Devs will bring five times the fun and festivities on November 11th, 2017 to The Midway in San Francisco. Attendees of the free festival, which unites the gaming and development communities, will join together to celebrate this year’s biggest indie hits and discover new titles, with great music, tons of awesome treats and activities to boot! Developers that want to have their games featured in the festival line-up … Continue reading Day of the Devs Announced for San Francisco

Baltimore Comic-Con Announces Costume Contest Details

The Baltimore Comic-Con and Super Hero Stuff proudly present the highly-demanded and hugely popular Annual Costume Contest. SuperHeroStuff.com is a leading specialty online retailer of superhero and comic book merchandise. They also operate mobile SHS retail booths at the country’s largest comic cons where they sell awesome merchandise. SuperHeroStuff is a company that was built by super fans to cater to super fans. Find them online at https://www.superherostuff.com. This year, the adult costume contest is being held on Saturday, September 23rd at 3:00pm. All participants must be in the prejudge room by 1:30pm or their deposit will be forfeit. Prejudging … Continue reading Baltimore Comic-Con Announces Costume Contest Details

Destiny 2 Begins Worldwide Console Launch

Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), deliver the world-renowned, first-person action game, Destiny 2, to players across the globe at 12:00 A.M. September 6 regionally in each territory where available at global retailers on PlayStation 4 systems with additional, timed exclusive* content, and Xbox One (PlayStationPlus or Xbox Live Gold subscription, respectively, required for significant features). On the heels of celebrating the biggest Beta in Bungie and Activision Publishing history, and after receiving nearly 70 global awards and nominations to date, including industry behemoths “Best Multiplayer Game and Best Social/Online Game … Continue reading Destiny 2 Begins Worldwide Console Launch

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