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Global Game-Based Learning Market to Hit $3.5 Billion

Revenues from education and training programs based on hands on, experiential learning or “serious games” are rapidly climbing and will hit $3.5 billion in 2018, according to industry analyst firm Metaari. In fact, Metaari predicts a 37.1% CAGR growth rate for game-based learning products over the next five years, which will quadruple industry revenues to more than $17 billion by 2023. Metaari’s new 2018-2023 Global Game-based Learning Market report provides revenue forecasts for 7 regions, 39 countries and 8 buying segments and identifies the leading companies – more than 900 game developers competing in the 122 countries – as well as … Continue reading Global Game-Based Learning Market to Hit $3.5 Billion

Remastered Classic The Bard’s Tale Nears Release

inXile Entertainment, the studio led by Interplay founder and industry icon Brian Fargo, is proud to announce The Bard’s Tale Trilogy, a complete remaster of the legendary series that helped define the RPG genre. Featuring updated graphics and optional quality-of-life gameplay features, The Bard’s Tale Trilogy is the ideal way to experience the dungeon crawling challenge that made the original games beloved classics. The title will release on Aug. 14, 2018, for PC on both Steam and with a retail price of $14.99. Features of The Bard’s Tale Trilogy include: • Remasters of all three original The Bard’s Tale … Continue reading Remastered Classic The Bard’s Tale Nears Release

First Alamo Augmented Reality Product Ships

Experience Real History has released the first in a series of interactive AR products that give users the power to visit the Alamo as it was in 1836 through an unparalleled union of historical scholarship and technology. The Experience Real History: Alamo Edition products, available now on Amazon, include an AR-enabled Reality Board (2 sizes), and interactive AR trading cards featuring key figures in history who “come to life” in 3D, with full 360-degree animation when used with the free card app. Using a smartphone or tablet and a free mobile app, the 3D Augmented Reality Board allows audiences to … Continue reading First Alamo Augmented Reality Product Ships

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Beast of Winter DLC Released

Independent developer Obsidian Entertainment, in partnership with indie powerhouse publisher Versus Evil today announced the launch of its new DLC expansion pack for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. ‘Beast of Winter’ is available now for $9.99 but is free to all DLC Season Pass backers and fans who own the Obsidian Edition of the game. The DLC is one of three major paid DLCs planned to add more content to the game over the coming months. Upon receiving a missive from an isle of worshipers to the god of entropy and disaster, Beast of Winter takes the Watcher and his … Continue reading Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Beast of Winter DLC Released

Battle Princess Madelyn Gets Gameplay Trailer

In this all new teaser Causal Bit Games are pleased to reveal that Maldita Castilla’s Don Ramiro will join Madelyn on her epic quest to save her family! The official Discord is now open, where fans, press and influencers alike can share their enthusiasm and excitement for Battle Princess Madelyn. Battle Princess Madelyn will be available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U and PC. Developers: Casual Bit Games Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, PC, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Wii U

Lovecraft Inspired The Sinking City Game gets First Gameplay Trailer

Frogwares Studios and publisher BigBen Interactive reveal a new gameplay trailer for The Sinking City, an open world, action investigation game inspired by the work of H.P. Lovecraft. The trailer divulges elements of the main character’s mental state, his interaction with the twisted city of 1920’s Oakmont, Massachusetts and the game’s unsettling atmosphere. Charles W. Reed is a private investigator from New England. Tortured by his past and otherworldly visions, he finds himself in Oakmont, seeking salvation from his creeping insanity. Oakmont, once a trade harbor known for its lucrative smuggling business, now lives in isolation from the rest of … Continue reading Lovecraft Inspired The Sinking City Game gets First Gameplay Trailer

Kraken Unleashed Games Announces Crossroads Inn Project

Kraken Unleashed Games, a division of Klabater, is proud to announce its epic mix of a fantasy management sim and a role-playing game, Crossroads Inn. Crossroads Inn is a real-time management sim set in an original fantasy world of Delcrys. Build your very own tavern, hire and oversee staff, manage your supply chain, create new recipes, and offer your cuisine to nobles, adventurers, and road agents alike. But for you this is only the beginning, as the kingdom is in turmoil and your inn will soon attract the attention of important political and military figures, desperately holding to the reins … Continue reading Kraken Unleashed Games Announces Crossroads Inn Project

Lucky Numbers the Whole World Over

Superstition certainly isn’t all it’s cracked up to be these days – as time has gone on tarot cards, black cats and fortune telling has seen a decline in popularity in cultures and societies all across the globe. Folks simply don’t buy it anymore. Still, holdouts remain in the oddest of places. Astrology is at an all-time high, for one. Alternative medicine and homeopathy are a regular resort for a variety of conditions for another; when Gemini and Virgo are in alignment, drink lime water at noon for a broken heart. Even for those of us who might haughtily consider … Continue reading Lucky Numbers the Whole World Over

Moonlighter Offers Massive Free Update

A few short weeks ago, 11 bit studios and Digital Sun released details for their roadmap of updates for Moonlighter. Today, they are ecstatic to announce that the very first one, the More Stock Update, is already available for all PC players — for free! The update will follow on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 over the coming weeks so be sure to follow all our channels to stay up to date. Editor’s Note: Check out our full review of Moonlighter! The biggest change players will notice from the very start are the new room patterns — more than 100, … Continue reading Moonlighter Offers Massive Free Update

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