May 4, 2016

Kick & Fennick coming in June

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Jason Nason

Abstraction Games announced today that their upcoming game Kick & Fennick will be released this June.

The game is an exciting action-filled adventure about a little boy, a big robot, an even bigger gun. The game is a physics platformer where the game’s charming namesake character Kick, must bounce, dodge, dash and leap their way through 45 levels and find his way to the Core Tower to save Fennick

Kick & Fennick tells the story of a young boy named Kick who finds himself waking up in a bright and colorful, yet dangerous world. Armed with a giant gun that can be used to shoot down enemy robots, while also allowing him to make huge jumps using the weapon’s powerful recoil, Kick searches for a way to the highest tower in the city to find a new energy core for Fennick, his helpful flying robot friend. Together they must explore this strange new world, jumping and shooting their way through 45 levels of collapsed skyscrapers, treadmills, bounce-pads, magnets, teleporters, and a big guard robot that are out to stop Kick at all costs!

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Black Ops 3 Eclipse DLC Impressions

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Erika

Eclipse DLC Soldier Background

First released for Playstation 4 on April 19th, with it coming to PC and Xbox One on May 19th, Black Ops 3 Eclipse DLC is what could be either really fun, or possibly some more of the same from Treyarch’s three-lane system that they use for designing multiplayer. Having recently bought this DLC for the PS4, the regular multiplayer maps still have the same design feel while keeping it fun. while the new Zombies map keeps Zetsubou No Shima keeps it interesting. Since there’s a special playlist that has matches only on the new multiplayer maps and I played a bit on them along with zombies, so here’s my thoughts on them.Read More


Table Top Racing: World Tour Now Live For PS Plus Members

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

Playrise Digital, the developers behind the brand new indie release Table Top Racing: World Tour have released their game for free as part of this month’s PlayStation Plus line- up on PS4. Alongside Table Top Racing Playrise has also made the game’s first optional DLC add-on, “The Super Charger Pack”, available for $8.49 USD. The Super Charger Pack adds one new track 4 ultra cool cars 3 brand new circuits and 16 additional special events.


Table Top: World Tour is the brain child of Nick Burcombe, one of the co-creators of the WipeOut franchise. Originally released as an indie mobile title, Table Top: World Racing features micro sized vehicular combat with 12 cars and 24 tracks included in the base game.

For a complete list of May’s PlayStation Plus line-up make sure to check out our previous coverage. If Table Top Racers fills your need for vehicular mayhem that series like Twisted Metal and Vigilante 8 have left in your heart, let us know in the comments section.

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May The 4th Be With This New LEGO Star Wars Trailer

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

Today is May 4th, otherwise known as Star Wars Day – an officially recognized day of celebration for a certain particular science fiction franchise set in a galaxy far far away. Traveler’s Tales and Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment have released a brand new trailer for Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens that reveals new details about levels and the details of events set between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

Adventure Mode will allow players to experience six tales that have gone unexplored until now. After watching TFA did you wonder how Han Solo & Chewbacca got a hold of the Rathtars?  Or just how C-3PO got that Big Boss looking red arm? Then look no further than the Adventures Mode for these answers and more!

According to WBIE’s press-release here is a list of all 6 included adventures:

  • Rathtar Hunting – Follows Han Solo and Chewbacca’s voyage to capture the ravenous Rathtars.
  • Lor San Tekka’s Return – Uncovers secrets behind Lor San Tekka’s journey to the Jakku Village.
  • Poe to the Rescue – Details Poe Dameron’s daring rescue mission to save Admiral Ackbar.
  • Crimson Corsair– Explores how the notorious Outer Rim pirate, the Crimson Corsair, foiled the plans of the First Order.
  • Trouble Over Taul– Follows the events leading up C-3PO’s acquisition of his new red arm.
  • Ottegan Assault– Reveals a puzzle piece to how the Resistance and the First Order find Lor San Tekka on Jakku.

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens features several actors from TFA reprising their roles for the LEGO game adaptation.  Daisy Ridley returns as Rey, Adam Driver reprises his role as Kylo Ren, veteran princess and hair bun wearer Carrie Fischer makes a comeback as Leia Organa and Harrison Ford shoots first as the renowned bounty hunter Han Solo. There are many other actors from TFA and original trilogy who make appearances in Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens as well!

Check out the new trailer below, the full game will be released on June 28th 2016.

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Speed runners is endless fun for a tiny price

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Fionna Schweit

Speed Runners is an endless runner with a twist. You have probably played endless runners before, perhaps on your phone? The objective is to run (forever) collect some things, dodge some obstacles, and eventually die. Speed Runners is a new take on this genre from TinyBuild games, it adds because it adds competitive multiplayer. You will still be running, in fact it’s the main point of the game, but you will also be competing against three other runners all on the same screen. You will traverse a variety of obstacles, and use a items to hinder your fellow runners.  All in all it’s a fresh new take on the running genre presented in an easy to digest 2D package.

One of the many things I often find myself doing is picking up games on steam that cost less than $20USD just to give them a try. Speed Runners is one such game. Usually I buy 3 or 4 copies to play with a few friends, and with Speed Runners this is basically essential. The basic premise of speed runner is to run, and run fast. 4 Players run through a series of levels with a single simple objective, survive. The breakneck pace of the that survival is what keeps the game interesting.


Red is bad do not touch red

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Rumor: Sonic The Hedgehog Part of Lego Dimensions Series 2

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

Could the Blue Blur make an appearance in the universe hopping Lego Dimensions toys to life games as part of the upcoming ‘series 2’ line of play sets? According Lego fan-site Brick Inquirer. See back in September, when the first version of Lego Dimensions launched a series of set “codenames” were leaked, one of which was labelled set “S1”. At the time it was believed that “S1” stood for The Simpsons but now fans have reason to believe otherwise.

Known Lego insider CM4Sci posted on fan-forum EuroBrick with the following little tidbit about our favorite hedgehog:

“Sonic’s coming !”, then a couple of minutes later replied again, “I also know for a fact Sonic is in if that confirms anything”

Last year’s launch of the original Lego: Dimensions saw add-on packs featuring characters from Back to the Future, Doctor Who, The Simpsons, Ghostbusters, Jurassic World and even a playset based upon Valve’s Portal franchise (Cake not included).


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