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Versus Evil Teams with Obsidian For Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Independent games publisher Versus Evil today announced its partnership with Obsidian Entertainment to publish Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. The sequel to the critically acclaimed, award-winning RPG Pillars of Eternity, will launch on Windows PC, Mac and Linux in early 2018. “Pillars of Eternity and Obsidian are practically synonymous with quality RPGs and we couldn’t be happier to work with their team and their community in supporting Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire”, said Steve Escalante, General Manager of Versus Evil. “The sequel builds on the massive critical success of the first game and will be one of the premier RPGs … Continue reading Versus Evil Teams with Obsidian For Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Dystopian Cyberpunk Adventure Neofeud Launches on Steam

Neofeud is a dystopian cyberpunk point-and-click adventure game in the vein of Blade Runner, but with an overlay of Game of Thrones-like political intrigue, and hand-painted, stylized visuals. It is a game by Silver Spook Games, a one-person indie developer from Hawaii. From the developer: The art, stories and gameplay of Neofeud are a reflection of my experiences as a STEM teacher for the underserved youth of Honolulu’s inner city. Teaching robotics, programming, and sustainability is an often difficult, stressful, and even Kafka-esque endeavor — being in one of the richest, most beautiful places on Earth, yet dealing with families … Continue reading Dystopian Cyberpunk Adventure Neofeud Launches on Steam

Fight Yourself in Echo Sci-Fi Adventure

Ultra Ultra today announced that their sci-fi adventure game and debut title, ECHO, is available now for STEAM, with the PlayStation 4 version coming in early October. ECHO is a third-person sci-fi adventure where the game shifts, changes and adapts as you do: if you sneak, enemies will get stealther, if you shoot, they will shoot back. ECHO follows callow space traveler En, played by Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones, The Good Fight), who, after a century of stasis, arrives at a mysterious Palace hidden in the depths of space with the hopes of bringing back a life that should … Continue reading Fight Yourself in Echo Sci-Fi Adventure

Vampyr RPG Delayed untill Spring 2018

Eagerly awaited by many players, upcoming RPG Vampyr announces the delay of its release date to Spring 2018 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Oskar Guilbert, CEO of DontNod Entertainment, explains: “Delaying the release of a project you hold dear is always a tough decision. However, we believe that meeting a deadline should never compromise quality. We were still convinced just a few weeks ago that we would be able to release Vampyr this year. Unfortunately, a technical issue – now solved – has set our teams’ schedule back at the end of the development. This delay allows us … Continue reading Vampyr RPG Delayed untill Spring 2018

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Mobile Announced

Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IUGO Mobile Entertainment revealed the new Nemesis trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War mobile. In development with IUGO Mobile Entertainment, Middle-earth: Shadow of War mobile introduces the award-winning Nemesis System to mobile devices for the first time, giving players the chance to build their own orc army and create countless personal game experiences in the process. As champions battle through the ranks of Sauron’s forces against a host of unique orcs, players will have the power to destroy or dominate orcs, enlisting them in their army. Each nemesis is unique and requires a different … Continue reading Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Mobile Announced

Square Enix Reveals New Shooter, Left Alive

SQUARE ENIX today revealed LEFT ALIVE, a brand-new survival action shooter coming to the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and STEAM in 2018. Veteran developers Toshifumi Nabeshima (director, Armored Core series), Yoji Shinkawa (character designer, METAL GEAR series), and Takayuki Yanase (mech designer, Ghost in the Shell: Arise, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Xenoblade Chronicles X) join forces to create LEFT ALIVE’s dark and gritty world. More information regarding the game will be unveiled later this week at Tokyo Game Show 2017. Developers: Square Enix Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Steam OS

Baltimore Comic-Con Adds 60 More Guests to Lineup

You don’t want to miss the 2017 Baltimore Comic-Con at the Inner Harbor’s Baltimore Convention Center on September 22-24. Tickets for the show are on sale now — avoid lines and buy ahead! In one mass guest announcement before the show, we wanted to formally announce to our attending public those guests who have not yet been featured in one of our Press Releases to date. The steady addition of guests has resulted on a significant jump in our comic creator slate. So, without further ado, to our previously announced guests, we are exceptionally proud to announce the addition of: … Continue reading Baltimore Comic-Con Adds 60 More Guests to Lineup

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

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