Spelunky 2 probably won’t be out this year

Spelunky 2 was announced in 2017 and showed off its first gameplay trailer in 2018, which is also when it revealed a release target of 2019. Hey, Spelunky fans! Unfortunately, I don't think we're going to get to release Spelunky 2 this year. There will be more updates coming, but for now we're focusing on development," Yu, the designer of the original Spelunky, said in followup tweets. :)"So it's still technically possible that Spelunky 2 will be out this year, insofar as Yu didn't come right ou

By | 2019-08-14T23:15:20+00:00 August 14th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spelunky 2 delayed beyond 2019

Roguelike platformer Spelunky 2 won’t make its previously scheduled 2019 release date. Developer Derek Yu broke the bad news on Twitter, saying that the follow-up to the original Spelunky simply needs more time. “Unfortunately, I don’t think we’re going to get to release Spelunky 2 this year,” Yu said on his Mossmouth Twitter account. “As soon as we have a release date for [Spelunky 2], we’ll make sure everyone knows!” Yu said. The following year, the developer penciled in a 2019 release date fo

By | 2019-08-13T17:00:00+00:00 August 13th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Watch the first trailer for Haven, the romantic RPG from the maker of Furi

Earlier this year, Furi developer The Game Bakers announced Haven, an RPG about lovers on a lost planet. Today the studio revealed a little more about what's coming, including the first-ever gameplay trailer and a rundown of basic gameplay. "Haven is a story-rich adventure, with touching characters with whom you fall in love as you follow them through their challenges and everyday life. Haven is a solo game at its core, but at any time, a second player can jump in locally. "The story is told thr

By | 2019-07-10T19:44:59+00:00 July 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shenmue 3 won’t complete Ryo’s story

Shenmue 3, if and when it ever actually gets here, will not tell the full and complete story of martial arts vengeancemeister/gainfully employed forklift driver Ryo Hazuki. In fact, series creator Yu Suzuki said in an interview with USgamer that it won't even give us half. When asked if Shenmue 3 will conclude Ryo's tale, Suzuki put his water bottle on the table and pointed to a spot midway along its length. He also acknowledged that he had doubts when the project first began as to whether the d

By | 2019-06-13T23:27:02+00:00 June 13th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shenmue 3 delayed from August to November

Shenmue 3 has been delayed again and will be released on Nov. 19, instead of Aug. 27. This is the third delay the game has had since its crowdfunding campaign opened. The game raised $7,179,510 after being crowdfunded for three years, making it the highest crowdfunded game of all time through Kickstarter. Shenmue 3’s crowdfunding campaign was originally introduced during E3 in 2015 and has since raised way past the original goal of $2 million. Shenmue 3 will be available for PlayStation 4 and Wi

By | 2019-06-02T17:00:00+00:00 June 2nd, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shenmue 3: two decades and a $7m kickstarter campaign later, can Yu Suzuki’s epic deliver on its promise?

But while his quest for vengeance has typically been a lonely one, in Shenmue III he’s joined by a mysterious woman named Shenhua. And the same level of research has gone into creating the setting for Shenmue III. But, illustrating one of the most intriguing new features in Shenmue III, he’s unwilling to talk. Playing minigames and working menial jobs to earn money has always been part of Shenmue’s peculiar magic, and Shenmue III is no different. The combat in the original Shenmue games was root

By | 2019-04-05T14:53:51+00:00 April 5th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Half of Huawei’s flagship phones could be foldable in two years, says CEO

Now, it appears the company is going all-in when it comes to foldable smartphones, with Huawei CEO Richard Yu offering some refreshingly frank comments about the technology in a new interview with GSMArena. When asked about how many foldable devices it could have in its stable over the next few years, Yu said "I think that on a flagship level in two years, half of our devices could be foldable." A smaller foldable phone is in the worksOf course, the CEO is more than aware of how expensive its fi

By | 2019-04-01T04:01:53+00:00 April 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ni No Kuni is being made into a movie

The JRPG series Ni No Kuni is being made into an animated movie by Level-5, and will release in Japan this summer. It's being directed by Yoshiyuki Momose, who as well as working on both Ni No Kuni games has directed several shorts and commercials for Studio Ghibli. Composer Joe Hisaishi is another familiar name for Ghibli fans, having scored movies including Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke. It will apparently tell a new story in the Ni No Kuni setting, about a boy named Yu (voiced by Kento

By | 2019-02-10T23:18:27+00:00 February 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Huawei says it’ll show off a foldable 5G phone at MWC 2019

Huawei has confirmed that it will show off the world's first 5G smartphone with a foldable screen at MWC 2019 at the end of February. This isn't the first time we've heard about Huawei's foldable phone plans, as rumors first surfaced back in July 2018, with suggestions that it will also be a 5G device revealed in October 2018. However, this is the first time we've had official confirmation from the China-based manufacturer that it will show off the 5G foldable phone, and there's not long to wait

By | 2019-01-25T10:34:41+00:00 January 25th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Here’s all the Overwatch Lunar New Year skins

Ring in the Year of the Pig!Overwatch’s Lunar New Year festivities start now.🎆 🏮 https://t.co/8dHWTDqH6N pic.twitter.com/Y0FUPCBqM9January 24, 2019Overwatch's seasonal Lunar New Year event is officially underway. This year we're celebrating Year of the Pig, and the in-game event brings with it eight new skins: six legendaries and two epics, for the likes of Reinhardt, Brigitte, Tracer, and more. As in years past, the Lunar New Year skins lean heavily on Chinese history, folklore, and mythology.

By | 2019-01-24T19:33:04+00:00 January 24th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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