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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

PUBG makes $920m in 2018 half form Asia

PUBG (PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds) publisher Bluehole have announced it sold $920m from PUBG in 2018 with a profit of $311m with most of this coming from the Asia region on PC.

Here's breakdown of where to money came from:
PC game sales accounted for $790m and PC was the most profitable platform. Mobile games sales were $65m with console sales of $58m. With sales of $6m from other sources.

Puyo Puyo Champions (released in Asia as Puyo Puyo eSports) May 7 2019 release on PC PS4 XO Switch

With 24 lovable characters to choose from and new features designed to make the game accessible to players of all skill levels, there's even more reasons to give Puyo Puyo a try!

Puyo Puyo Champions (released in Asia as Puyo Puyo eSports) is coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Steam for PC on May 7, 2019 - just two weeks from now - for only $9.99! Whether you're looking to sharpen your skills or want to see what all the excitement is about, the latest entry in the colourful puzzle series lets you partake in the popping sensation that is Puyo Puyo at a very affordable price.

Valkyrie profile returns to Star Ocean: Anamnesis

Details of the limited-time collaboration in STAR OCEAN: ANAMNESIS include:

  • New Original Character Illustrations – Exclusively for this collaboration, renowned artist Akira ‘AKIMAN’ Yasuda, famous for his work in STAR OCEAN: Integrity and Faithlessness and the STREET FIGHTER series, has created new illustrations for Azure Lenneth and two additional characters, Lezard and Mystina, which can be viewed in-game. Koh Yoshinari, one of the original character designers on VALKYRIE PROFILE, has also contributed new illustrations for Freya and two additional characters, Hrist and Arngrim, exclusively for this collaboration.
  • New Banner Characters – Fans have the chance to add Azure Lenneth (5-star Ace Sharpshooter) and Freya (5-star Ace Invoker) to their collections through a limited-time banner. Additional new characters, including Hrist (5-star Ace Defender), Arngrim (5-star Ace Attacker), Lezard (5-star Ace Invoker) and Mystina (5-star Ace Invoker), will be available through additional limited-time banners later during the collaboration period.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider's final DLC The Path Home released

Following the end of Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the dust had settled and the battle seemed over. However, when allies go missing, Lara must search ancient tunnels to try and find them. Lara’s new journey features a brand-new challenge tomb, which contains a secret that’s been hidden for ages.

Also exclusive to the Season Pass are the new Midnight Sentinel outfit, which enables longer focus and perception durations, and the Silver Strike bow, which causes arrows to penetrate enemy body armour or even pierce multiple unarmored enemies.

PS Plus Specials Sale Save up to 80% at PlayStation PSN Store US

US PS+ required to buy the games

  • 18 Floors $8.99 40% £6.74
  • 2Dark $5.99 80% £4.49
  • A Way Out $17.99 40% £13.49
  • Aces of the Luftwaffe - Squadron $11.99 20% £8.99
  • Aces of the Luftwaffe Squadron - Nebelgeschwader $11.99 20% £8.99
  • Alekhine's Gun $5.99 80% £4.49
  • All-Star Fruit Racing $14.99 40% £11.24
  • Almost There: The Platformer $7.49 25% £5.62
  • Arizona Sunshine - Dead Man DLC $1.99 20% £1.49
  • Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered $14.99 50% £11.24

Dragon's Dogma Dark Arisen tale of swords, sorcery and revenge on Nintendo Switch

Become the Arisen, the last in a line of warriors burdened with defending the realm of Gransys against a cataclysmic cycle of ruin and rebirth.

Arisen do not carry this responsibility alone, as they can create and recruit skilled AI companions known as Pawns to assist in their journey. Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen entices players to explore a flexible and rewarding combat system, complete with a wide range of devastating skills and potent magicks for tackling any obstacle. Whether beheading Hydrae, grappling Griffins or blinding a Cyclops, each of the game’s nine vocations offer unique play styles for players to experiment and master.

LEGO DC Super-Villains: SHAZAM! Movie Packs 1 & 2 Released

Announcing the release of the second SHAZAM! movie level pack for LEGO DC Super-Villains: SHAZAM! on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC. The downloadable packs add new levels and DC characters inspired by the magical, Warner Bros. Pictures film, SHAZAM!

SHAZAM! Movie Level Pack 1 and 2 are part of the Season Pass in the LEGO DC Super-Villains Deluxe Edition which can be purchased separately for £11.99. For players that want to purchase SHAZAM! Movie Level Pack 1 and 2 à la carte, they can now be purchased together in a bundle for £4.99.

Mortal Kombat 11 - new game trailer April 2019

MORTAL KOMBAT 11 the latest video game in NetherRealm Studios’ Award-Winning Franchise
Delivers the Most Personalised Mortal Kombat Experience Ever Time-Bending New Cinematic Story Continues the Epic Saga that is More than 25 Years in the Making.

Mortal Kombat 11 follows the events of Mortal Kombat X and introduces a time-bending narrative bringing together iconic characters from different Mortal Kombat eras, along with various franchise-first fighters, culminating in the ultimate generational clash as current characters collide with their past selves. Mortal Kombat 11 also debuts the innovative Custom Character Variation System, which offers nearly infinite customisation options for players, providing a deeper and more personalised experience than ever before.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Second Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes DLC Bubblegum Fatale on April 18

The second DLC Bubblegum Fatale for the Nintendo Switch exclusive action game
In the second downloadable content, a new stage Killer Marathon will be added, and popular character Bad Girl - familiar to No More Heroes fans - will return to the fight. Additionally, an adventure part forTravis will be added.

Downloadable Content Batch 2 includes:
- Additional playable character: “Bad Girl” (*Can be used after clearing Killer Marathon)
- Includes new Bad Girl-exclusive skills (two types)
- Includes new stage: Killer Marathon
- Includes new skills (*Unlocked after clearing Killer Marathon)
- Also includes all-new Travis Ver. Adventure Part (total: one new story)

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Attack on Titan (AoT) Tactics Official Game of the Anime Series - iOS Android

Attack on Titan TACTICS, an officially licensed game app based on the popular anime series Attack on Titan, from leading mobile developer DeNA, creators of hit games like Final Fantasy Record Keeper, launched today in Japan.

The game will be available in the U.S., Canada and Australia this summer. Attack on Titan TACTICS is a free-to-play real-time strategy mobile game. Players are tasked with building their own elite Scout Regiment to drive out the fearsome Titans and protect humanity.

Kick it to the rhythm in Muse Dash on Switch PC in June

Check out the latest beat-kicking trailer, and learn more about the new exclusive content coming to Muse Dash on PC and Switch in June 2019.

Muse Dash, the rhythm action title from PeroPeroGames, is coming this June to PC and the Nintendo Switch! Having established a passionate following in Japan, and after extensive fan requests for PC and Nintendo Switch versions, Muse Dash will finally hit both platforms with a limited-time exclusive Marija skin on PC and Nintendo Switch, and all DLC from previous versions included for the Nintendo Switch!

Elysian Sanctuary - Big Gameplay Update arrives in Era of Celestials game

After last month’s Strongest Vanquisher (season 1) eSports tournament, Era of Celestials is now gearing up to offer players another chance to fly into competitive airborne combat; only this time via a big game-changing update — Elysian Sanctuary.

While ‘Vanquisher offered winners the chance to etch their names on the Temple of War; Elysian Sanctuary represents an all-new dimension for play within Era of Celestials’ game map, with its various sanctums providing numerous resources and upgrades for players:

  • The Altar: the main sanctum, determines maximum level of all the below
  • Beast Sanctum: here you can increase your character’s DEF
  • Sprite Sanctum: increase your character’s ATK
  • Elysian Sanctum: increase character’s HP
  • Rainbow Crystal Ore: crystal ore-producing entity
  • Sanctuary Fountain: free-flowing holy water
  • Library: learn lots of skills and upgrade

Friday, April 19, 2019

Levelhead - co-op platform level builder in early access - PC Switch

Welcome to the intergalactic Bureau of Shipping, where our employees’ safety is far less important than our customer’s happiness! Maneuver a GR-18 delivery robot through a hand-crafted campaign filled with devious traps and creatures. Bring up to three friends along for local co-op and collect movement-enhancing power-ups to deliver the package on time, every time.

Feel like making your own levels? Create your own with 100 level-design elements like hazards, enemies, switches and platforms. Craft anything from simple run-and-jump levels to twisty, monstrously-difficult gauntlets.

New trailer for Fade to Silence released - PC PS4 XO

Fade to Silence takes players into a frozen, post-apocalyptic world where defying nature’s threats and enemies is key.

A compelling mix of a puzzling story, a constant strife for resources, balancing short term needs versus your long term goals, and a tense, atmospheric mood makes this game a unique survival adventure.

XIII remake of cel shading FPS - PS4 XO Switch PC Mac

XIII’s quest for identity will start again November 13th, 2019 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC and Mac.

Based on the first five volumes of the eponymous comic book series, XIII conquered the gamers’ hearts with its unparalleled mix between a story-driven adventure, a solid gameplay and a unique artistic direction.

PUBG & Fortnite banned in Iraq, Nepal and India due to addictive qualities

Thomson Reuters reports that the Iraq parliament has voted to ban PUBG and Fortnite "due to the negative effects caused by some electronic games on the health, culture, and security of Iraqi society, including societal and moral threats to children and youth." This requires the government to stop gamers from playing it and stop the financial transactions related the games.

Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, the leader of a political alliance called for the ban. Imploring children to avoid playing PUBG as it is addictive and no benefit to their lives.

Beyond the Veil - dark top-down shooter RPG hybrid

Guide the Wanderer in his journey across ancient lands. Gather food, water, weapons, and resources to overcome the challenges that lie before you.

The game features a challenging, harsh world with no forgiveness for the Wanderer, a protagonist exploring the tombs of the Gods to find out the secrets of the Five Kingdoms. Along the way, players must be crafty with resources to gather food, water, weapons, and more to overcome the challenges that lie ahead.

Sigma Theory: Global Cold War - Release Date Trailer

From the creators of the award-winning sci-fi game Out There comes Sigma Theory: Global Cold

Trailer after the break.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Warhammer - Chaosbane Second phase of closed beta opens - PC

the second phase of the closed beta for Warhammer: Chaosbane is now open. After a much-loved first beta phase during which the players gave the team a mountain of feedback, the beta’s second phase is now open for all players who pre-ordered the game (Standard, Magnus, or Digital Deluxe versions).

Pre-orders remain available during the beta, in digital stores and participating retailers.

This second phase will take place from April 18th to the 24th on PlayStation 4TM, Xbox One, and Steam.

Bless Unleashed New Crusader Class Action MMORPG Trailer - XO

A new Crusader Class Trailer for its upcoming title, Bless Unleashed. Equipped with sword and shield, Crusaders can devastate enemies with vicious strikes and timely blows. With knight-like armour and a shield for extra defence, Crusaders prefer the action up close and personal to take the hurt to the enemies and draw attention away from their allies. Crusaders are a great medium of powerful attacks and sturdy defences.

Bless Unleashed takes place in an untamed world with a rich backstory created with hardcore MMO players in mind. With deep combo-driven mechanics, player customisation, and cooperative (PvE) and competitive (PvP) multiplayer, there is an endless amount of content and gameplay possibilities to keep players engaged.