Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Pokémon Trading Card Game: XY - Evolutions Expansion and New Retro Website

In a digital flashback to the 1990s, The Pokémon Company International has overhauled the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) website with a whimsical homage to the decade.

As part of the brand’s 20-year celebration, the ’90s-inspired site launches today to herald the release of the Pokémon TCG: XY—Evolutions expansion. The cards in this expansion are updated versions of the very first Pokémon cards that launched in the ’90s.

Hasbro Family Fun Pack: Super Edition screenshots and trailer

Watch Dogs 2 screenshots and info - PC PS4 XO

In WATCH DOGS 2, players explore the birthplace of the tech revolution as Marcus Holloway, a brilliant young hacker who has fallen victim to ctOS 2.0's predictive algorithms and accused of a crime he did not commit.

Anno 2205 - Ultimate Edition screenshots and trailer - PC

Anno 2205 – the beloved city builder takes off into space!

In Anno 2205, you join humankind next step into the future with the promise to build a better tomorrow. You conquer Earth, establishing rich, bustling cities and grand industrial complexes, but to secure the prosperity of your people, you must travel into space.

City Living Expansion Pack for The Sims 4 - PC Mac

The Sims 4 City Living Expansion Pack* is now available to download via Origin for PC and Mac in North America, followed by worldwide availability on November 3.

The Sims 4 City Living expands the The Sims 4 with a new world for Sims to explore. Players can discover everything the bustling city of San Myshuno has to offer, from the noisy neighbors and landlords that come only with apartment living, to exotic flavors and new destinations Sims can find just outside their door.

Bohemia new game trailer for Ylands and Project Argo

Ylands, which already soft-launched a few months ago, is a cheerful sandbox game for players of all ages, where you create your own adventures, alone or with friends in multiplayer. Build whatever you want using the many in-game items, or simply fight for survival.

Super Dungeon Bros Launch Trailer - PS4 XO PC

In the multiplayer-centric Super Dungeon Bros, a band of heavy metal heroes are summoned to embark on a quest from the Gods of Rock. Their mission: to navigate the fantasy realm of Rökheim and seek out epic loot, vanquish hordes of evil undead and uncover the legends of long lost fabled rock stars!

Games and Consoles to look forward to this Christmas 2016

November 4

  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare - PC, PS4, Xbox One
  • Mario Party Star Rush - 3DS

November 7

  • Lego Dimensions Wave 7 - PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U

November 10

  • PlayStation 4 Pro

Guide To The Best Pokémon Sun And Moon Preorders in UK and US

Pokémon Sun and Moon will finally be arriving on the 3DS later this month - on November 18th for North America and on November 23rd for Europe.

Nintendo Life have posted a list of where to get the best deals...

United States

Amazon US
All of these deals are great for Amazon Prime customers, of course. Also the pre-order price guarantee assures that you're getting a good deal.

  • Pokémon Sun - Nintendo 3DS Sun Edition - $31.99
  • Pokémon Moon - Nintendo 3DS Moon Edition - $31.99
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon Steelbook Dual Pack (Amazon Exclusive) - price TBC
  • Pokémon Z-Ring Set - $29.99
  • Pokémon Z-Crystal 9 Pack - $19.99
  • Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon: Official Strategy Guide - $14.99
  • HORI Pokemon Sun & Moon Hard Pouch for New Nintendo 3DS XL - $14.99

Disney: Epic Mickey trailer

First expansion for Hearts of Iron IV - Together for Victory - PC

When the fires of war erupt and your nation is under siege from the greatest war machine the world has ever seen, it is good to know that you are standing shoulder to shoulder with your brothers and sisters around the world.

Together for Victory, the first expansion for Paradox Development Studio’s World War II game Hearts of Iron IV (PEGI 7), shines a bright light on the British dominions and colonies that rallied around the flag in England’s darkest hour.

Steam update, they now support PlayStation DualShock 4 Controller

Thanks to the latest Steam update the PlayStation’s DualShock 4 Controller is now supported.

The update is currently in beta but anyone can opt-in via the Account section in Steam.

November 4 free games on PlayStation Plus and they are...

PlayStation Plus games for November 2016 on PS4.

  1. Everybody's Gone to the Rapture
  2. The Deadly Tower of Monsters
  3. Letter Quest: Grimm's Journey Remastered also on Vita
  4. Pumped BMX+  also on Vita
PS3 games
  1. DiRT 3
  2. Costume Quest 2

Pokemon Sun And Moon Preload Now Live around the world - including where you live!

The most pre-ordered game in Nintendo history is now live!

Download it now to a large memory card.

The full game takes up roughly 3.2GB of space (26,214 blocks)

European preloaders are receiving codes for 12 Quick Balls when the game launches.

What does Armored Warfare Global Operations Mode look like?

New Global Operations mode for Armored Warfare. Global Operations is an exciting new approach to the tank genre, fusing PvE and PvP game modes together in a unique and explosive mix.

Teams of tank commanders will not only compete against each other, but can now capture tactical bonuses that give their team a strategic edge over their adversaries. These tactical Wildcards modernize the theatre of war by adding surveillance drones, stealth bombers, and deployable anti-tank turrets functioning as support for either team. Global Operations is played on Desert Crossing, the largest map the game has ever introduced, which features game changing weather effects like a sandstorm that limits the player’s view range.

Animal Crossing: New Leaf 3DS special announcement tomorrow - link

Tomorrow at 2pm GMT (Nov 2nd) Nintendo will be announcing updates to Animal Crossing: New Leaf on the 3DS in a dedicated Nintendo Direct broadcast.

The stream can be found here - http://nintendo.co.uk/nintendodirect

Leaked Necromancer new class for Diablo?

Image by Diablo 3 Art Director John Mueller.

UK Games Chart (week ending 29th October 2016) plus cheap prices

UK Games Chart (week ending 29th October 2016)

  1. Battlefield 1 - Xbox One (£39.99 Amazon / £37.99 Prime Members) PS4 (£38.85 - SimplyGames)
  2. Skyrim Special Edition - Xbox One (£33.95 - TheGameCollection) PS4 (£32.85 - SimplyGames) 
  3. Fifa 17 - Xbox One (£36.85 - Simply Games) PS4 (£36.99 - eBay)
  4. Titanfall 2 - Xbox One (£38.95 - TheGameCollection) PS4 (£38.95 - TheGameCollection)
  5. Farming Simulator 17 - Xbox One (£30.99 - Base) PS4 (£30.99 - Base)
  6. Mafia III Xbox One (£39.85 - Shopto) PS4 (£39.75 - TheGameCollection)
  7. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 - Xbox One (£39.99 - Base) PS4 (£39.99 - Base)
  8. Gears of War 4 - Xbox One (£25.95 - Coolshop)
  9. Grand Theft Auto V - Xbox One (£27.99 - Smyths) PS4 (£27.99 - Smyths)
  10. Forza Horizon 3 - Xbox One(£29.95 - Coolshop)

Top 10 PC Steam chart games

  1. Sid Meier’s Civilization VI
  2. Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Deluxe Edition
  3. Grand Theft Auto V
  4. Farming Simulator 17
  5. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  6. Football Manager 2017
  7. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 (pre-purchase)
  8. Dark Souls III – Season Pass
  9. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 2 Deluxe Edition (pre-purchase)
  10. My Summer car

Sony is launching Gold and Silver DualShock 4s in Japan

Priced at 6,480 yen (US$62) and will be out December 15.

Overwatch Sombra looks awesome, do you agree?

Published by Blizzard (and now removed) the first image of Sombra in Overwatch.

Steven Seagal in World of Warships special event from November to December - PC

Steven Seagal may have had a complicated relationship with warships in the past, he’s learned a thing or two about them. Now, he is braving the seas of World of Warships, letting players earn him as an in-game Commander for their vessel in a unique event.

Hellion - FP Space Survival game - PC

Hellion’s sandbox action multiplayer space survival game throws players into the unknown as they explore Hellion, a devastated solar system and the graveyard of mankind’s first interstellar colony.

Players will have a chance to dive into the harsh reality of space in their salvaged ship and explore derelict spaceships and ruined outposts, as they try to uncover the truth behind the devastation and conflict that destroyed humanity’s hopes.

PS3 update 4.81 the first since April improves system performance

Main features in system software update version 4.81:

This system software update improves the quality of the system performance.