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Watch Dogs: Legion Gets October Release Date

Today at Ubisoft’s first digital press conference, Ubisoft Forward, the company announced that Watch Dogs: Legion will launch on October 29, 2020, on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Stadia and for Windows PC on Epic Games and Uplay. The game will also be available on UPLAY+, Ubisoft’s subscription service. Watch Dogs: Legion will also release on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 upon the launch of the consoles. Built with a next-gen concept, Watch Dogs: Legion introduces “Play as Anyone,” a never-before-seen gameplay innovation created by Ubisoft Toronto, the studio behind Watch Dogs: Legion. Play as Anyone gives players the entire … Continue reading Watch Dogs: Legion Gets October Release Date

Hot Shooter Vigor Releases for Nintendo Switch

Bohemia Interactive is proud to announce that the Nintendo Switch version of Vigor is available today. The looter shooter set in post-war Norway is available in the form of the Founder’s Pack, which is available for $19.99 up until the free-to-play release later this year. The Pack offers early access to the Outlands, exclusive content, and in-game crowns worth $40. Players can head right over to the Nintendo eShop right now to purchase Vigor and receive the exclusive Founder’s Pack rewards. The Switch version includes the latest season of content: Warlords. In addition to tackling a brand new mode of … Continue reading Hot Shooter Vigor Releases for Nintendo Switch

Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris Gets New Trailer

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. has released the newest trailer for SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris, which showcases the game’s story. Delve into the anime’s Alicization arc and get reintroduced to characters Kirito and Eugeo, who must explore the Underworld in search of their friend Alice while battling powerful foes along the way. SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris also features an original storyline with the new game-exclusive character Medina Orthinanos. Medina, voiced by Miho Okasaki of The Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime anime fame, will join series mainstays in SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris’ expansive world filled with … Continue reading Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris Gets New Trailer

Exploring the Lesser-Known Ancient Civilization Inspirations in Gaming

Game developers are always looking for inspiration for their stories, settings, and characters, with the centuries of ancient civilisations packed into human history often being drawn from for game design. Ancient civilisations, their tales, and mythologies are of peak interest to gamers who want to immerse themselves in a new setting, with the medium offering hands-on exploration of the environment. Over the years, distinct civilisations and mythologies have been popularised through gaming and cinema. Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, and the Roman Empire have been favourites for decades, with Norse mythology and the Vikings coming to the fore now. Here, we’ll … Continue reading Exploring the Lesser-Known Ancient Civilization Inspirations in Gaming

Best profitable casino games in 2020

We live in an era where gaming has become so much popular, such games include football, hockey, basketball, horse racing and much more. Casino gaming is no exception and in fact comprises of a huge massive group of players who are so much into it. Casinos are facilities for gambling activities. They are designed and strategically built near hotels and restaurants, shopping malls and near tourist attractions sites. Casinos are also known to host concerts such as sporting activities and standup comedy in order to attract traffic in their facilities. Most countries advocates for casino gaming, however there are some … Continue reading Best profitable casino games in 2020

NASCAR Heat 5 Starts its Engines

Developer 704Games and publisher Motorsport Games have officially released the Gold Edition of NASCAR Heat 5 today on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, and on PC via Steam for $69.99. The Gold Edition provides players with tons of exclusive content featuring NASCAR Hall of Famer Tony Stewart, the NASCAR Heat 5 Season Pass (containing four DLC packs), and in-game cash to kick-start your team. The game’s Standard Edition will be available on Friday, July 10, for $49.99. NASCAR Heat 5 delivers the ultimate NASCAR video game experience, with … Continue reading NASCAR Heat 5 Starts its Engines

Humble Bundle Puts Adventure Game Profits Towards Diabetes Research

Fans of story games won’t want to miss this! The Humble Summer Adventure Games Bundle has just launched with the acclaimed Telltale series The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, and Batman, along with IGF winners Oxenfree and Heaven’s Vault. The bundle will be available on HumbleBundle.com through July 21: https://www.humblebundle.com/games/jdrf-adventure A percentage of all bundle sales will support JDRF, a global nonprofit that funds type 1 diabetes (T1D) research in pursuit of new treatments — and, ultimately, new cures — for an autoimmune disease that affects up to 38M people worldwide. This cause is personal to Dan Connors, who … Continue reading Humble Bundle Puts Adventure Game Profits Towards Diabetes Research

Wreckfest Season 1 Ends with a Bang

Season 1 ends with a big bang and 3 unique vehicles! The Banger Racing Car Pack is out today on all platforms for $3.99. Sweeper: This midsize racer is a perfect blend of agility, speed and toughness – a great all-rounder for every type of race. Hearse: This banger racing classic excels at derbies since it can both give and take serious punishment. Stock Car: A versatile little rocket that feels right at home on every oval and Figure 8 track. The Banger Racing Car Pack is the sixth Car Pack and part of the Season Pass, which includes 20 … Continue reading Wreckfest Season 1 Ends with a Bang

Esports betting in Africa, a market opportunity

The majestic African continent has always been historically known for its passion and love for sports. The African’s culture towards sport is one of celebration, a proper Karamu “Feast of the Feasts”, an African word that sounds familiar thanks to Lionel Richie’s famous hit All Night Long (All Night). The sports betting industry has been on the rise but there is still a lot to do to properly grow the esports market in Africa as it is not quite as profitable and popular as it is in other continents. Worldwide, despite still being a relatively new market, esports betting is … Continue reading Esports betting in Africa, a market opportunity

New Stronghold: Warlords Video Shows Off Customizable Castle Defenses

Firefly Studios has just unveiled 10 minutes of fresh gameplay for their upcoming feudal RTS, revealing six customizable siege defenses available in the game at launch on September 29th. Living up to the series’ legacy as a ‘castle sim’, today’s reveal has everything from caged tigers to gunpowder traps and frontline barricades: To defend against the 16 unique troop types and 10 siege weapons in Stronghold: Warlords, players will be able to customize their walls with traps and bolster outer defenses. From classic Stronghold staples to new gunpowder-fueled defensive traps unique to this new entry in the series, Stronghold: Warlords … Continue reading New Stronghold: Warlords Video Shows Off Customizable Castle Defenses

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