Category Archives: News and Industry Happenings

RiME Makes Landfall on Consoles, PC

Grey Box, Six Foot and independent developer Tequila Works have released the single-player puzzle adventure game RiME as a physical and digital title on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC for a suggested retail price of $29.99 / €34.99 / £29.99. “We’re deeply thankful for everyone who believed in this day – our loyal fans, our partners at Grey Box and Six Foot, and the incredibly talented team here at Tequila Works,” said Tequila Works CEO and creative director Raúl Rubio Munárriz. “Your patience, passion and faith gave us the strength and support to see this … Continue reading RiME Makes Landfall on Consoles, PC

Far Cry 5 Will Be Set in Montana

Today, Ubisoft announced that gamers will experience the chaos, unpredictability and ferociousness of the Far Cry franchise with Far Cry 5 on PlayStation 4 Pro computer entertainment system, PlayStation 4, the Xbox One family of devices, including Project Scorpio, and Windows PC. Set in America for the first time, in Montana, players will have total freedom to navigate this serene-looking yet deeply twisted world solo or entirely in two-player co-op as they fight for survival and freedom, when the game releases on February 27, 2018. Development for Far Cry 5 is being led by Ubisoft Montreal. As the new junior … Continue reading Far Cry 5 Will Be Set in Montana

Hasbro Announces First Ever HasCon Fanmily Convention

Today Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), a global play and entertainment company, officially opened ticket sales for the first-ever HASCON FANmily™ event, which will take place in Providence at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center from September 8-10, 2017. Hasbro fans and families from around the globe can purchase single day tickets or three-day tickets for the convention, with VIP packages available for super-fans and the most enthusiastic collectors. Today Hasbro also revealed the first round of talent appearances, panels and brand experiences set to take place during HASCON 2017. Appearances and meet & greets will be available with … Continue reading Hasbro Announces First Ever HasCon Fanmily Convention

Black Desert Online Comes To Steam

Kakao Games and PearlAbyss announced today that multiple award-winning MMORPG Black Desert Online is out now on Steam in North America and Europe. Players who order Black Desert Online between today and the 31st of May will save 40% on the game, regardless of gamepass and/or chosen DLC. The sale is available on Steam as well as at blackdesertonline.com. A new trailer that was released today shows off Black Desert Online’s beautifully designed open world, skill-based combat system, engaging life skills, and massive siege wars. To celebrate Black Desert Online’s Steam launch, the community team has prepared a wide range … Continue reading Black Desert Online Comes To Steam

Second Sight Game Developer Tool Offers Early Access

Today, Second Sight has launched an early access program for their new analytics dashboard. This free web-based analytics tool gives any developer a simple, easy to understand health check for their game, including tips on how to identify problem spots, improve player experience and use their data effectively. Game developers can apply for free early access to the dashboard here. Christina developed Second Sight in the indie game dev hotspot of Melbourne, inspired by the vibrant local scene here and in other communities around Australia and the world. Christina has brought her considerable expertise and passion to bear on the … Continue reading Second Sight Game Developer Tool Offers Early Access

Games are Becoming so Much More Immersive – What Could Possibly Come Next?

“gw014” (CC BY 2.0) by Alt-x Games have become so much more than just a way to pass the time, they are now used as ways to live another life. You can take on the role of a totally different character, and do things you wouldn’t be able to do, or even dream of doing in the real world. For instance, as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider you can visit ancient crypts and solve complex puzzles, or as Venom Snake in Metal Gear Solid V you can infiltrate enemy bases in Afghanistan. Online multiplayer modes are becoming vastly more intricate as well, and … Continue reading Games are Becoming so Much More Immersive – What Could Possibly Come Next?

Tekken 7, Super Smash Bros Public Tourneys Set For PA Comic Con

Gaming fans will have their hands full all weekend as Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia hosts numerous tournaments during the pop culture extravaganza, June 1-4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Open to event ticketholders, they will be held for Tekken 7 and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, with cash prizes to be won ($5000 for Tekken 7, $2000 for Super Smash Bros.). Wizard World Gaming, which will host its own launch event for Tekken 7, has been the exclusive place in the United States to play the game. In addition to cash, attendees can win copies of Tekken 7 … Continue reading Tekken 7, Super Smash Bros Public Tourneys Set For PA Comic Con

Red Dead Redemption 2 Pushed To Spring 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is now set to launch during the Spring of 2018 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This outlaw epic set across the vast and unforgiving American heartland will be the first Rockstar game created from the ground up for the latest generation of console hardware, and the developer said some extra time is necessary to ensure that they could deliver the best experience possible for fans. Rockstar apologized to fans for the delay, but said that they are firm believers in delivering a game only when it is ready. More details about Red Dead Redemption … Continue reading Red Dead Redemption 2 Pushed To Spring 2018

Cooking Witch Launches on Steam

In Cooking Witch you play as a witch flying to a party in the woods, abducting the children and cooking and eating them. Cooking Witch launched on Steam on May 18th and retails for $1.99. Upgrade and get better gear such as faster brooms, bigger and more efficient cauldrons and equip hook attachments to be able to carry more children. Improve your witch by increasing stats such as strength, health and stamina. Learn the strength and weakness of different type of children to better plan out the optimal strategy to make the biggest meat feast. Cook and eat as many … Continue reading Cooking Witch Launches on Steam

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