Category Archives: News and Industry Happenings

Player Built MMO Worlds Adrift Launching to Beta

Bossa Studios is launching Worlds Adrift, a first of its kind online game built on Improbable’s SpatialOS platform that fuses fantasy with physics to create a virtual experience unlike anything previously seen. Worlds Adrift is the first game to launch since Atomico invested $10 million in Bossa Studios and marks a turning point for the gaming industry, treating players as co-developers rather than simply consumers. Bossa’s founders believe World’s Adrift has the potential to make video games more attractive to a new generation of players accustomed to shaping and sharing creations on social media platforms. INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BOSSA and … Continue reading Player Built MMO Worlds Adrift Launching to Beta

Deadpool Joins Marvel Strike Force Game

Calling all agents of S.T.R.I.K.E.! There’s a new antihero on the block and he’s known for causing mischief. To celebrate the cinematic release of Deadpool 2, the Regenerating Degenerate himself is taking over MARVEL Strike Force from now through June 10, with tons of new Deadpool 2-themed content to check out. Starting today, S.T.R.I.K.E. agents can work to unlock and battle against the immortal antihero in brand-new Deadpool 2-themed Raids and Blitzes. As an ally of your Strike Force, utilize Deadpool’s eclectic arsenal of weapons and kick-ass moves to battle it out against the enemies of S.H.I.E.L.D and earn “chimichanga” … Continue reading Deadpool Joins Marvel Strike Force Game

Jurassic Park Celebrated for 25 Years Entertainment At The MCM Comic Con

The 25th anniversary of the Spielberg classic Jurassic Park will be celebrated at this year’s Comic Con event, held from the 25-27th May, in London; and the Smart Arts Gallery will be releasing a special edition collectible coin, licensed by Universal Studios to mark the occasion. The coin will be limited to 9,995 worldwide so is set to be a real collector’s item. It will be available to purchase for £10 at the show, at the Smart Arts Gallery Stand, which will be located in the South Hall at stand 2318.  The Jurassic Park franchise, is a famous collection of … Continue reading Jurassic Park Celebrated for 25 Years Entertainment At The MCM Comic Con

Walden Game Celebrates Thoreau’s Classic Tale

USC Game Innovation Lab at the USC School of Cinematic Arts has released Walden, a game on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system. This award-winning, open-world, narrative exploration adventure, based on philosopher Henry David Thoreau’s classic book, Walden, is available today via the PlayStationStore for $18.99. Winner of the “Game of the Year” and “Most Significant Impact” awards at the 2017 Games for Change Festival, Walden, a game follows the footsteps of Thoreau’s bold experiment living on the fruits of his labor in the tranquil woods of New England’s Walden Pond. Build a shelter, grow your own food, fish on … Continue reading Walden Game Celebrates Thoreau’s Classic Tale

The Council Episode 2: Hide and Seek Sneaks Out

The second episode of The Council, a narrative adventure game that redefines the genre with RPG mechanics and consequences for every choice, is available to play today for Season Pass and Complete Season owners. The first episode has already seduced players and journalists alike with a deep and captivating story celebrated for its intricate characters and smart writing. The innovative narrative-driven gameplay takes the genre beyond its boundaries and allows for meaningful choices with impactful consequences. Check out the full GiN review of Episode One of The Council. Episode 2: Hide and Seek continues the story of Louis de Richet … Continue reading The Council Episode 2: Hide and Seek Sneaks Out

Rage Game Comes Roaring Back with Rage 2 Trailer

Details are still sketchy, but Bethesda released a video showing that Rage 2, the sequel to the driving and shooting apocalyptic thriller, is not only in the works, but might actually be released soon. If you are into wasteland dancing and killing routines, then the Rage 2 trailer is for you! The original Rage game was developed by id Software. It earned 4.5 GiN Gems out of 5 in the review back in 2011. Publishers: Bethesda Developers: id Software

Battle Chasers: Nightwar Fighting to Nintendo Switch

Critically acclaimed dungeon crawling / JRPG-style Battle Chasers: Nightwar finally comes to Nintendo Switch on May 15th 2018. A brand new gameplay trailer shows off the game’s tactically demanding turn-based combat Here’s Battle Chasers: Nightwar’s latest Nintendo Switch Trailer. The game has been well-received by fans and the gaming press. It was reviewed by earlier this year. Publishers: THQ Nordic Developers: Airship Syndicate Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Hunt: Showdown Continues to Evolve On Steam

Today Crytek announced the release of Hunt: Showdown’s first major content update, live now on Steam. In addition to new content, the update also includes a large number of tweaks, changes, and bug fixes for the early access title. With Content Update 1, players will gain access to five new weapons equipped with scopes, as well as two new tactical bombs and eleven new Hunter outfits. Twelve new traits, which boost players’ performance and capabilities in various ways, are also debuting with this update. In response to community feedback, one of the update’s biggest goals was to reduce the advantages … Continue reading Hunt: Showdown Continues to Evolve On Steam

Top 3 movie-based video games you must check out

It’s a general observation that the movies themed around videogames don’t turn out to be very good, and vice versa too. However, every once in a while we witness exceptions which prove that such endeavours can sometimes be fruitful indeed.  Movies given the shape of successful videogames is something that goes back many decades, from the Sega version of ‘Aladdin’ which was extremely popular among kids of the early 90s to the modern day ‘Chronicles of Riddick’ shooter game that turned out to be even better than the film itself.  What more, many of the popular movies even became inspiration … Continue reading Top 3 movie-based video games you must check out

Ravenloft Creeps into Neverwinter MMO

The Land of Barovia Beckons Adventurers Beyond the Forgotten Realms and into the Dominion of Vampire Strahd Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced Neverwinter: Ravenloft. The game’s 14th module transports PC adventurers to the gothic horror setting of Barovia starting June 26 (arriving later on consoles). The iconic campaign is a departure for Neverwinter and brings unique gameplay features that tie in to the dark domain of Ravenloft. The latest module for the free-to-play MMORPG set in the Forgotten Realms (and beyond) offers an all-new Campaign, the Adventure Zone of Barovia, Tarokka … Continue reading Ravenloft Creeps into Neverwinter MMO

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