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Bethesda Hosting Month of Good Within Gaming For American Red Cross

To celebrate the launch of The Evil Within 2 this Friday, Bethesda is kicking off The Good Within fundraising campaign dedicated to raising charitable donations to support the efforts of the American Red Cross. The Good Within campaign will run through October, and to further the cause Bethesda will match all donations during the month up to $15,000. Tap into The Good Within and help us raise money for Red Cross disaster relief efforts and humanitarian aid around the world. To be part of The Good Within, head to the official donation site: www.CrowdRise.com/TheGoodWithin. You can choose to donate money … Continue reading Bethesda Hosting Month of Good Within Gaming For American Red Cross

Ubisoft Bringing Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune to Consoles

Today, Ubisoft announced that video games based on two of America’s favorite game shows, Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune, will be available for download individually and as a compilation and at retail as a compilation November 7 on PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox One family of devices. Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune will be available for the suggested price of $39.99 for the bundle and $19.99 for each digital game. Jeopardy! allows players to solve over 2,000 clues and compete with two other friends online and through local multiplayer, and offers exciting new features. • Unique Modes: … Continue reading Ubisoft Bringing Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune to Consoles

SimCity BuildIt Game Adding PvP Battles

Today, EA Mobile’s popular building game SimCity BuildIt is adding a new Club Wars feature, that introduces real-time player vs player (PvP) action to the iconic city-building experience for the first time in the franchise. With Club Wars, players who are at level 18 or higher and part of a Mayor’s Club can declare war on other cities. Once the battle begins, teams can unleash crazy disasters on opponents — like the Disco Twister and Plant Monster — to damage the opposing city while watching the wreckage happen live. Cities will repair themselves after the battle, and winning cities will … Continue reading SimCity BuildIt Game Adding PvP Battles

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Returns

Award-winning developer and publisher of digital entertainment Telltale Games, along with Marvel Entertainment, is pleased to reveal the launch trailer for the fourth of five Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series episodes. Episode four, entitled ‘Who Needs You,’ will be available starting October 10, 2017 for $4.99 USD or equivalent. Individual episodes, and the series as a whole, can be downloaded on PlayStation4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Windows PC, and Mac, as well as the App Store and Google Play. The series is also available as a special ‘Season Pass Disc’ at retailers across North America for … Continue reading Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Returns

The Evil Within 2 preview – Back to the STEM

The Evil Within was a fairly interesting game, with great visuals and an interesting premise. It left some plot hooks to be explored in a potential sequel. Good news: said sequel is actually coming in swinging. The Evil Within 2 explores the past of Sebastian Castellanos, the first game’s protagonist, and uncovers secrets maybe better left untouched. Not dead? One of the reasons behind Castellanos’ gruff exterior is the loss of his daughter in a fire several years before the event fot he original game. The Evil Within 2 sees him in an even worse state, broken after his superiors … Continue reading The Evil Within 2 preview – Back to the STEM

Wild West Game Sunset Rangers Moves to Steam Early Access

Sunset Rangers is an open world sandbox game set in the Wild West. The game is being developed by Aymar Fisherman, and is available now as an Early Access release on Steam for $14.99! Experience the American Frontier as you traverse through unique landscapes, surviving unforgiving deserts and malevolent enemies along the way. In addition to quests laden with exciting new lore, the game features base building, crafting, and random events and loot. Play alone or co-op style with friends as you explore the precarious world of Sunset Rangers. Sunset Rangers takes the excitement and perils of the Wild West … Continue reading Wild West Game Sunset Rangers Moves to Steam Early Access

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Begins Halloween Events

Players of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare will experience a community celebration called “Willard Wyler’s Halloween Scream,” which allows players to acquire all-new Halloween-themed loot, participate in XP-boosting events, play through a new zombies mode and receive exclusive free items only available during the event. Willard Wyler’s Halloween Scream features the following content and giveaways from October 9 to November 1, unless otherwise noted: • Free Halloween-themed Supply Drop at the beginning of each week • Free Halloween-themed cosmetic item every Friday, along with one final gift on October 30 • Halloween-themed gear and loot, including brand-new zombie-themed Rig skins, … Continue reading Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Begins Halloween Events

Valve Announces New Technology for Making Better Virtual Reality Games

Valve, creator of Steam and SteamVR, a leading platform for games and virtual reality (VR) applications, today announced the availability of new core components needed by VR hardware manufacturers to deliver best in class VR systems. Complementing the existing free license for sub-millimeter room-scale tracking and input technology, today’s news marks the addition of other critical pieces for developing state-of-the-art VR hardware: an advanced optical system, manufacturing and calibration tools, and the supporting software stack to unify the hardware into an optimal user experience. “World class VR requires highly precise tracking, matched optics and display technologies, and a software stack … Continue reading Valve Announces New Technology for Making Better Virtual Reality Games

GiN GOTY Nominated Flame in the Flood Coming To Nintendo Switch

Independent developer, The Molasses Flood, and publisher, Curve Digital, are pleased to announce that The Flame In The Flood will sail onto the eShop for Nintendo Switch on October 12th. The Flame In The Flood is a bleak but beautiful rogue-lite set upon a treacherous, procedurally generated river. With the help of your trusty dog, Aesop, The Flame In The Flood tasks you to make the most of your surroundings by foraging, hunting and scavenging your way through nature and the remains of society. With an evocative, homespun art-style and lilting, original soundtrack by Chuck Ragan, survival has never been … Continue reading GiN GOTY Nominated Flame in the Flood Coming To Nintendo Switch

InnoGames Begins October Chills with new Elvenar Events

InnoGames kicks-off the October chills with new events for Elvenar. Game Designer Timon from the Elvenar team explains their new Fall Event. Players will be tasked with collect Nuts to open Chest Nuts. Gamers can get Nuts by solving quests or finding them around their town. Opening Chest Nuts will allow players to get random rewards or the coveted Daily Prize. In addition, Timon discusses some changes the team made to upcoming game events based on player feedback. Elvenar is a free-to-play browser-based game, where you will build a flourishing city and discover a magical world full of mysteries. Build … Continue reading InnoGames Begins October Chills with new Elvenar Events

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