The Legend of Zelda meets Crypt of the NecroDancer in new rhythm game, Cadence of Hyrule

Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda was the big surprise announcement at the end of Wednesday’s Nindies Showcase. Unlike the original Crypt of the NecroDancer, Cadence of Hyrule has an art style that resembles recent portable Zelda adventures. The trailer also features a score inspired by the iconic Legend of Zelda cues, with 25 remixed songs packed in the game. It most recently launched on Nintendo Switch in 2018. Cadence of Hyrule will be released on Switc

By | 2019-03-19T17:00:00+00:00 March 19th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Windjammers 2 gameplay trailer showcases high-speed death-frisbee action

Windjammers 2 was announced last year with a cinematic teaser that was epic (and epically silly). But the explosive, electrifying, exquisitely-mustachioed back-and-forth battle to the death depicted in the video isn't exactly representative of arcade air-hockey action. For that, we can look to a new trailer released today, which retains the mustache but intercuts it with clips of actual gameplay. The trailer features Windjammers veterans Wessel and Mita, as well as new characters Max and Grace,

By | 2019-03-14T19:32:35+00:00 March 14th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Capcom’s Dragon’s Dogma is becoming an anime series at Netflix

On Tuesday, Netflix announced a slate of original anime series coming to the streaming platform, including an unexpected surprise: a new anime series based on Capcom’s action-RPG game Dragon’s Dogma. Netflix’s Dragon’s Dogma series being developed by animation studio Sublimation Inc., a company that specializes in 3D CGI animation and is embarking on its first original projects. According to an official description of the anime series:The story follows a man’s journey seeking revenge on a dragon

By | 2019-03-11T17:00:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gujarat government bans PUBG Mobile in Rajkot and Surat until April 30

PUBG Mobile has been banned in the Indian cities of Rajkot and Surat and any person found playing the game in public places is bound to be penalized. Interestingly though, the circular also states that individuals found playing PUBG Mobile or taking part in the Momo Challenge will be prosecuted under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1973 and Section 37 (3) of the Gujarat Police Act. The Gujarat administration has imposed the ban on PUBG Mobile stating the increasing violent instability

By | 2019-03-08T12:46:37+00:00 March 8th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diablo has been released on GOG, with other Blizzard classics to follow

GOG is introducing a new batch of old games to its massive roster, unexpectedly joining forces with Blizzard to re-release classic games from the studio's library. To start things off, Diablo is now available for the first time ever on GOG. The first is nearly identical to the 1996 version, complete with matchmaking provided by a classic version of More Blizzard games are coming, too. Expect to see both Warcraft: Orcs & Humans and Warcraft 2 on GOG, with more details coming soon.

By | 2019-03-07T14:28:08+00:00 March 7th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

PUBG’s original map is getting remastered

Erangel has been around since the first days of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and now it’s getting a redesign. PUBG’s first map will remain unchanged in theme, it will still be an island with forests and fields, but it looks like the building placement and art could be changing sometime soon. The map images that leaked last week are early internal tests, which means that the final version may look different. The post also notes that the development team will be sharing additional information wi

By | 2019-03-06T16:00:00+00:00 March 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Faith: Chapter II’s free prelude offers unsettling retro horror

That same basic premise holds true for its recently released sequel, Faith: Chapter II, but, as with the original, there are plenty of genuinely frightening surprises along the way. Swapping a spooky old house for a spooky old church, it nonetheless involves plenty of tense investigation, and moments of sheer panic after a creature suddenly emerges from the darkness to do you in. Despite that little wrinkle, Faith II is definitely worth a play. You can grab the free prologue on here, whi

By | 2019-03-05T17:24:33+00:00 March 5th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Valve: Rape Day will not be released on Steam

Valve says it will not allow Rape Day, a visual novel that would have let players “verbally harass, kill people, and rape women” in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, on Steam. Here’s Valve’s statement, in full:Over the past week you may have heard about a game called ‘Rape Day’ coming soon to Steam. After significant fact-finding and discussion, we think ‘Rape Day’ poses unknown costs and risks and therefore won’t be on Steam. Rape Day was never available for sale on Steam. On Tuesday, the devel

By | 2019-03-05T16:00:00+00:00 March 5th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Midsommar trailer teases bloody cult horror from the director of Hereditary

Well, good news: the mastermind behind all of that nightmare fuel is back. A24 has just released the trailer for director Ari Aster’s new movie, Midsommar. The vacation, however, quickly takes a turn, as the village’s midsummer celebration grows increasingly violent and strange, and is revealed to be part of a pagan cult. There’s even an equivalent to Hereditary’s cluck noise in a repeated exhale sound. The film is set to be released on Aug. 9.

By | 2019-03-04T16:00:00+00:00 March 4th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Devil May Cry 5 launch times: here’s when Capcom’s game releases

Capcom has detailed what time long-awaited action game sequel Devil May Cry 5 will go live across the world. 8th UTC (+0) 0:00am, midnight London・Mar. 8th UTC (+0), London 5:00am・Mar. We've previously been very positive on Devil May Cry 5, with Tom calling it "an exceptional return" for the series. Reboot DmC: Devil May Cry was released back in 2013.

By | 2019-03-04T11:05:29+00:00 March 4th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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