Kakao Games and Bluehole Studio have announced that their flagship MMORPG, Elyon, will be getting its first beta opportunity in North America, Europe, and Oceania with the upcoming playtest. Applications are open from April 13-25 with the closed beta period running from May 6-10. Over the past few years Elyon (formerly known as A:IR) has gone through vast changes in many parts of its gameplay experience, from leveling flow adjustments to the conversion of the combat into an action-based system. While Bluehole Studio, Inc. are continuously working on making Elyon a great MMORPG, Kakao Games are preparing at an ever-increasing … Continue reading Elyon First Closed Beta Announced for North America and Europe
Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios are excited to announce that the second episode of Neverwinter’s three-episode Sharandar module, Episode 2: The Soul Keeper is now available on PC (Steam, Epic Games Store and Arc), and will launch on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 May 13. Episode 2: The Soul Keeper introduces a new evolution of the revamped mystical land of Sharandar — originally introduced in Neverwinter’s first ever module, Fury of the Feywild — and has adventurers travel to the Mended Grove to learn why the dead haunt the lands. This new episode brings exciting new features to New … Continue reading New Sharandar Module Sweeps Into Neverwinter
Independent games publisher Versus Evil in partnership with multi award winning development studio Mad About Pandas today announced that the atmospheric first-person mystery game, Hitchhiker – A Mystery Game, is arriving on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on April 15th. The game was launched on Apple Arcade last month. In Hitchhiker, players find themselves on a mysterious journey along a dusty highway with no recollection of who they are or where they are going. Players piece together their memories by catching rides with strangers across the country who provide clues to your character’s past and solutions to … Continue reading Hitchhiker A Mystery Game Hitching to PC and Console
Systemic Reaction has announced that the co-op FPS Second Extinction will release on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and the Microsoft Store for PC on April 28 via Xbox Game Preview. It will also be available that day on Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass for PC. Players will be able to experience Second Extinction on Xbox Series X at 4K/60 FPS, as well as on mobile devices via xCloud! Second Extinction pits teams of up to three players against swarms of bloodthirsty dinos in fast-paced battles across Earth’s post-apocalyptic wastelands. Squad up with a range of powerful weapons … Continue reading Second Extinction Dino Shooter Roaring to Consoles
Battlecruisers, the explosive strategy game from Mecha Weka, has won second place in the annual Kiwi Game Starter awards by the New Zealand Game Developers Association. Started seven years ago, the competition offers prizes of mentorship from gaming industry experts, plus $25,000 for the winners and $10,000 for the runners up. Editor’s Note: Check out our full review of Battlecruisers! Four finalists from around New Zealand were selected from dozens of entries based on their originality, technical / creative innovation, and commercial prospects: Battlecruisers by Mecha Weka, Ghostvale by Wildflower, Rose & Locket by Whistling Wizard, and Seedlings by Bardsley … Continue reading Battlecruisers Wins Second Place in Kiwi Game Starter Awards
The Stronghold series has always been known as one of the best castle-building and siege warfare games, but it’s always been centered around Celtic strongholds and Medieval castles. Stronghold Warlords takes the action to Asia, and we are very grateful.
Hunting Simulator 2 continues its journey and is now available on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S in America. Also this week, the new DLC A Ranger’s Life will be released on all platforms on Thursday, March 25. Nacon and development studio Neopica are pleased to present a video summarizing these releases. In this DLC, you play as a park ranger. This story campaign puts the protection and preservation of nature at the center of your concerns. With your dog by your side, roam a national park in Colorado and complete different missions: rescue animals, collect samples, control invasive species … Continue reading Hunting Simulator 2 Stalks to NextGen Consoles
Surrealist horror puzzler, DARQ: Complete Edition from Feardemic and Unfold Games is now available on Switch. DARQ: Complete Edition includes the original DARQ game as well as two DLC adventures, The Tower and The Crypt, both filled with new mysteries, puzzles, and creepy creatures. To celebrate the launch, DARQ creator Wlad Marhulets will be answering fan questions on NintendoSwitch March 18th, from 10AM PT / 6PM CET to 1PM PT / 9PM CET. Fall into the DARQ as Lloyd, a boy who finds himself trapped in a lucid nightmare. Unable to wake up, Lloyd has to face his fears and … Continue reading DARQ: Complete Edition Creeps to Switch
If you are looking for a unique fantasy game packed with challenging turn based combat, then Against the Moon is the game for you. Our reviewer had more fun with this one than he has in quite a while, and you should too.
Michael is back with a game he thought he covered years ago for this week’s Retro Game Friday. It’s Sonic Heroes! The plot is pretty basic Eggman (Robotnik) plotting world domination and honestly isn’t that great. Still it does connect the Adventure Games with later ones so it could be considered a pseudo sequel.