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Friday, October 19, 2018

The Caligula Effect: Overdose gameplay trailer - Switch PC PS4

NEOGEO Mini full games list and info + UK supplier

The Accessory Outlet, sister business to Venom announced that UK shipping his begun for the NEOGEO Mini advanced portable entertainment system that’s part mini-arcade and part classic console.

With higher than anticipated demand via pre-orders, initial stock of the NEOGEO Mini sold out almost immediately, however The Accessory Outlet wish to inform gamers that limited console stock is available now via their own website: In addition, further stock is available via retailers including Argos, Game, Littlewoods, Very and Amazon.

Magical Puzzle Platform game - Storm in a Teacup on Nintendo Switch October 25th

Explore Colorful Levels Full of Sugary Good Collectibles

Storm in a Teacup takes place in a dream-like world that Cloud, the brother to main character Storm, has created. Players will guide Storm through each level navigating platform jumps, avoiding dangerous enemies, and grabbing sugar cubes and other collectibles to achieve the highest score possible.

Call of Cthulhu - Preview to Madness Trailer - PC PS4 XO

In Call of Cthulhu, nothing is as it seems. Terrible creatures, conspiracies and cults await on Darkwater Island, lining the path to the horrifying truth behind the island. Pierce’s mind will suffer – solving the case will bring him to brink of insanity, to a place where death may appear the most favorable outcome. The player’s senses will be challenged to the point of questioning whether everything and everyone is real or illusory. Creeping shadows hide lurking figures… and all the while, the Great Dreamer prepares for his awakening.

Call of Cthulhu releases for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on October 30. Digital and retail pre-orders are available on PC and consoles.

Ukie Student Conference 2018 Major players to take stage at free gaming conference

Major players from the computer games industry are heading to Staffordshire University for the UK’s biggest student games conference next week.

The Ukie Student Conference 2018 takes place at Staffordshire University’s Stoke-on-Trent campus on Wednesday 24 October and is designed to bring academia and industry together to inspire and educate future talent in the games sector.

Tickets are offered free to students across the UK and the event features keynote speakers from leading games companies including Jagex, Playground Games, EPIC and Coatsink.

Solo-developed Executive Assault 2 out now on Steam Early Access

RTS/FPS-hybrid space combat game Executive Assault 2 has just launched on Steam Early Access and I'd love to give you a couple of keys to review the game and also try out the multiplayer.

You'll be pretty amazed to discover that a game of this size and scope has been single-handedly designed and coded by self-taught developer Rob Hesketh.

Played largely as a strategy game, Executive Assault 2 also lets players take direct control of any unit on the battlefield at the click of a button. At any time you can jump between any troop, weapon emplacement or ship on the battlefield for FPS combat or command entire fleets in top-down RTS mode.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Football Manager 2019: Pre-release Beta released on PC & Mac

The moment that Football Manager fans have been waiting for is almost here… the pre-release public Beta of Football Manager 2019 is available this evening on PC and Mac.

Anyone who has pre-purchased FM19 from a SEGA approved digital retailer* can log into Steam and launch the Beta this evening from their Steam library. It’s not too late to get access to the pre-release Beta either. Anyone who pre-purchases FM19 between now and the game’s release on Friday, November 2nd from a participating digital retailer will immediately see the Beta added to their Steam library.

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden new insights into Tactical adventure game - PC PS4 XO

On December 4th, in just under two months, Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden will make its debut on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.

The game combines XCOM-like tactical combat with real-time exploration, stealth, and story as it puts players on a journey across a post-human Sweden where anthropomorphic animals scramble to survive in the remains of human civilization. Throughout the game, players can seamlessly jump between real-time exploration and tactical combat.

Wreckfest game delayed - here's why...

THQ Nordic and Bugbear Entertainment hereby announce that the release of Wreckfest on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One series devices (including Xbox One X) will be delayed. The release of the game will therefore be postponed from November 20, 2018 to 2019.

Senior Producer at THQ Nordic quote: "Wreckfest for consoles will only be released as soon as we love playing it. After the fantastic release on PC, the benchmark for the console release is much higher. At this moment, the team needs more time to polish the multiplayer part, as well as the overall performance on the game to bring it up to par with the experience on PC. We are sorry for keeping fans waiting longer because of this. However, we already have compensation in the form of further vehicles, including a special crazy vehicle, in the works for consoles. " - says Roger Joswig.

Little Bots Building Big Colonies: The Colonists game - PC

The Colonists is a settlement building game inspired by classic titles like The Settlers and the Anno series.

You take control of a team of self-replicating robots who have escaped from Earth and are searching the galaxy for a new home where they can fulfil their dream: to be human.

Harvest natural resources, set up farming and food production, create expeditions to discover new lands and research new technologies.

Hilda Creatures an iOS game based on Netflix Hilda series launched

Hilda Creatures mobile game, based on the new Netflix Original Series hit, Hilda. The animated series, which adapts the acclaimed comics by Luke Pearson, follows the adventures of a fearless blue-haired girl, as she travels across a bustling city, packed with mysterious creatures.

The launch of Hilda Creatures co-exists with the new show and book series, making Hilda a truly ‘360’ independent media brand - giving fans the chance to engage with the content in three entirely different and interactive mediums. The nascent game studio takes advantage of growing consumer appetite for quality, content-led mobile-gaming properties, as well as the growing demand from streaming providers for tie-in game titles.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Hallow’s End comes to Hearthstone October 17

The time has come! Do you feel fear? For Hearthstone’s Hallow’s End is near!
The Headless Horseman is returning to the Hearthstone tavern from October 17-31 for another Hallow’s End celebration, and he has some tricks and treats in store for our players.

Tempting Treats
Simply log in to Hearthstone between October 17 and 31 to receive a free Arena ticket and a golden Witch’s Cauldron card.

Drone Striker - FPS that destroy robots launches on PlayStation

Drone Striker brings a tense and exciting battle between humanity and artificial intelligence, which has gradually grown self-conscious. Drone Striker has three stages, two difficulties to select. As the levels and difficulty options unlock, the final score will be uploaded to the global ranking system where you can compete with players around the world.

Players can choose different weapons to defeat the enemies, such as machine guns that pursue fast output, missiles with tracking capabilities, and grenades with destructive damage. Different enemies have their strengths, including enemies with flying abilities or the peltasts that have slow pace but strong defense. How to destroy the enemies within the time and avoid being attacked are the keys to success.

Imogen Heap music appears in The Quiet man Game with the Quiet track

Grammy award-winning artist Imogen Heap will bring her talent to the unique cinematic action video game experience The Quiet Man, with an original track titled “The Quiet.” More details about the track will be revealed later this year.

The Quiet Man takes players beyond sound to deliver an immersive story-driven cinematic action experience, which can be completed in one sitting. In a story that unravels across a single night, players take the role of deaf protagonist Dane as he fights his way to discover the motives behind the kidnapping of songstress Lala by a mysterious masked man.

MX vs ATV All Out - New DLC Slash's Snake Pit released - PC PS4 XO

Slash’s Snake Pit, expanding the MX vs ATV All Out experience with one-of-a-kind tracks designed in conjunction with the incomparable rock guitarist Slash! Slash’s Snake Pit is now available to MX vs ATV All Out players worldwide on PC, PlayStation 4  and the Xbox One family of devices, including the Xbox One X for $4.99.

Slash’s Snake Pit features three of the largest Supercross tracks the MX vs ATV franchise have ever seen plus an FMX area. In addition to these new tracks, the Snake Pit also features a brand new custom gear set by Slash!

Syberia 3 on Nintendo Switch Syberia 1+2 will be available from November 8

Benoît Sokal’s enchanted world will be available on Nintendo Switch tomorrow, with the release of Syberia 3 and Syberia 1+2 on November 8. Players will be able to discover or rediscover all of Kate Walker’s adventures in handheld mode as she goes in search of the last mammoths and the mysterious island of Syberia and accompanies the migration of snow ostriches through sacred steppes.

Syberia 1 - Kate Walker, a young lawyer from New York, is sent to France to handle the sale of a former automaton factory in the Alps. She’s quickly caught up in a journey to the further corners of Eastern Europe, alongside a truly unique automaton called Oscar. Together, they discover incredible places and colorful people on their journey to find Hans Voralberg, the genius inventor who has gone in search of the last mammoths on the mythical island of Syberia: the last piece of the puzzle for Kate to be able to complete the sale of the factory.

Ground Runner: Trials speeds and shoots its way out of Early Access with immersive vehicular VR combat

Strap into your cockpit, then outfly and outgun your enemies to become the ultimate Ground Runner in the system.

Following the wholesale destruction of thousands of futuristic hover bikes, Independent game developer Astrofish Games today announced that its FPS vehicle-based VR shooter Ground Runner: Trials has left Early Access. Available for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows Mixed Reality, the game fuses FPS action, intense vehicle combat and hands-only controls to create a truly immersive and intense gaming experience.

Alien Invasion, Meet Giant Robot Fist - Override: Mech City Brawl Unveils New Features

Mech-based party brawler Override: Mech City Brawl has unveiled a riotous Features Trailer ahead of its December 4th launch. The new video displays in detail the enormous devastation players can unleash playing solo or in online and local multiplayer, as well as a wide range of epic and legendary skins players can earn and equip in the Garage. The game is available now to pre-order and Wishlist on Steam.

The Garage offers players the chance to customise their mechs with shiny skins that can be earned and equipped across all mech heroes. These skins vary in rarity and style, from animal stripes to shining metal in every color under the sun. Additionally, players can select from different accessories to make their mech truly one of a kind.

Winners of Central and Eastern European Game Award Announce

Last Saturday the Earth Hall at Poznan International Fair witnessed the first edition of CEEGA ceremony. CEEGA stands for Central and Eastern European Game Awards and it honors the best games in categories such as: Visual Art, Audio, Design, Narrative, Technology, Hidden Game, Best Mobile Game, and Best Game. It is granted by 16 organizations from Central and Eastern Europe – the main goal of this initiative is to recognize and promote the best video games from this region yearly. The CEEGA ceremony took place during Poznan Game Arena and Game Industry Conference and 2018 is the first year the awards were given.

Category winners:

  • Visual - Chuchel by Amanita Design
  • Audio - Ruiner by Reikon Games
  • Design - Frostpunk by 11 bit studios
  • Narrative - Kingdom Come: Deliverance by Warhorse Studios
  • Technology - Beat Saber by Beat Games
  • Hidden Gem - Attentat 1942 by Charles University and Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Best Mobile Game - G30 by Ivan Kovalev
  • China’s Pick for Best Game - Frostpunk by 11 bit studios
  • Best Game - Frostpunk by 11 bit studios

Sean Bean in Hitman 2 as Elusive Target No. 1 – The Undying – Scheduled to Release on 20th November

Actor Sean Bean will star in the first Elusive Target mission for the Hitman 2 video game. Bean will take on the role of Mark Faba, a former MI5 agent turned freelance assassin. Notoriously known as “The Undying”, Faba’s reputation as a master of faking his own death is second to none, ultimately causing the International Contract Agency (ICA) to put an imposing bounty on his head.

“I’m thrilled to be a part of the upcoming Hitman 2 video game” said Bean, “It’s always exciting to take on a new role, and I look forward to seeing my character in action when the Elusive Target mission launches.”