Daily Archives: April 8, 2018

Street Fighter board game with collectible figurines punches through $400,000 Kickstarter target in one day

In Street Fighter: The Miniatures Game you battle across a number of grid-based stages, each of which has destructible terrain and can support versus, free-for-all and team battle game modes. Every player begins by drawing two cards from their fighter's battle deck and moving around the board. Basically, it's Street Fighter distilled down to something that's easy to pick up and play. The base version of the game, which you'll get for an $80 pledge, comes with 8 fighter figurines, and if you pay

By | 2018-04-08T22:43:21+00:00 April 8th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grand Theft Auto V is the most profitable entertainment product of all-time

On a reported budget of $265 million, Grand Theft Auto V profited in its first week and has drastically multiplied that since then to accumulate an estimated $6 billion, roughly double the amount James Cameron’s film Avatar made which holds the record of being the highest grossing film of all-time. For the last few years, people have been wondering if Rockstar will be able to do it all over again with 2018’s Red Dead Redemption 2 or the inevitable Grand Theft Auto VI. “That’s not to say Rockstar

By | 2018-04-08T21:04:51+00:00 April 8th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grand Theft Auto V is the most profitable entertainment product of all-time

On a reported budget of $265 million, Grand Theft Auto V profited in its first week and has drastically multiplied that since then to accumulate an estimated $6 billion, roughly double the amount James Cameron’s film Avatar made which holds the record of being the highest grossing film of all-time. For the last few years, people have been wondering if Rockstar will be able to do it all over again with 2018’s Red Dead Redemption 2 or the inevitable Grand Theft Auto VI. “That’s not to say Rockstar

By | 2018-04-08T21:04:51+00:00 April 8th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer Games Done Quick announces speedrun lineup

If you're a speedrunning fan then you should mark June 24 in your calendar, because that's when the annual Summer Games Done Quick charity event is due to kick off. The organisers have just released the full list of runners alongside the games they'll power through, which you can browse here. It follows a record-breaking Awesome Games Done Quick 2018, which raised more than $2.25 million for charity. Summer Games Done Quick takes place in Bloomington, Minnesota this year, and if you want to atte

By | 2018-04-08T19:23:36+00:00 April 8th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You can already run mods in Skyrim VR

Skyrim VR launched earlier this week, giving Oculus Rift and HTC Vive owners an excuse to jump back in and slay dragons for the umpteenth time. Reddit user tyrielwood has created this handy guide for getting mods to work with Skyrim VR using the Nexus Mod Manager, and you can find it in video form at the bottom of this post. Alternatively—and potentially an easier option—you could use Vortex, the new go-to mod manager for Nexus mods that was released in February in an attempt to address some of

By | 2018-04-08T18:18:37+00:00 April 8th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dark Souls Remastered fixes Blighttown

Dark Souls Remastered, which hits consoles and PC next month, appears to have addressed the notorious frame rate issues that plagued the Blighttown area in the original game when it hit PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011. Fresh footage of the game from this weekend’s PAX East shows that the Nintendo Switch is up to the task of rendering Blighttown at a very playable frame rate. YouTube user Reakor Kacho shot footage of an uncredited hero who used their time playing Dark Souls Remastered at PAX t

By | 2018-04-08T17:00:00+00:00 April 8th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LawBreakers studio’s next game is an ’80s-infused, battle royale game show

Today, Boss Key revealed what it’s working on next: Radical Heights, a free-to-play battle royale shooter that’s coming to Steam Early Access tomorrow. Radical Heights is entering the increasingly crowded battle royale space with a stylistic differentiator: Boss Key is infusing the shooter with a colorful, cheesy ’80s aesthetic. Radical Heights is also leaning into its murderous game show element — think Running Man or Smash TV. The choice is yours.”Grid View Radical Heights Boss Key Productions

By | 2018-04-08T17:00:00+00:00 April 8th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Watch surreal time-manipulation puzzle game The Gardens Between

The Gardens Between offers a gentle, pretty take on time manipulation. It’s a puzzle game in which two friends journey to a series of surreal islands, solving puzzles in order to ascend each one. Really, it’s an observation game, a kind of kinetic Where’s Waldo?. In one level, shown in our demo video, the two characters must interact with a video game, while simultaneously ascending the island. The Gardens Between is being developed by The Voxel Agents and is due out later this year on Mac, Play

By | 2018-04-08T17:00:00+00:00 April 8th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zeraora is Pokémon’s newest legendary monster

The newest Pokémon is Zeraora, an Electric-type mythical monster that will first appear in this summer’s Pokémon movie. The Pokémon Company revealed Zeraora within the first trailer for Pokémon: Everyone’s Story, the franchise’s 21st anime film that will premiere this July in Japan. There’s just a super-quick glimpse at the Pokémon in the two-minute clip, though; Zeraora is just barely seen at the very end. There’s also more information about Zeraora on the official English-language Pokémon webs

By | 2018-04-08T17:00:00+00:00 April 8th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Batgirl movie gets new screenwriter to replace Joss Whedon

Many have feared that after losing its high-profile screenwriter, Warner Bros.’ Batgirl solo film would be consigned to the ash heap of preproduction hell, but Christina Hodson has been tapped to take another stab at the script. Joss Whedon was the first writer to take on the project, landing the film in March of 2017. He stepped back from it in February of this year, saying “it took me months to realize I really didn’t have a story.”Hodson will take on his vacated role, crafting a story focused

By | 2018-04-08T17:00:00+00:00 April 8th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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