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RPG Maker MV dated for February 2019

The RPG Maker series’ newest installment arrives to consoles next year and has now been given a release date. NIS America announced the offical release date at PAX West over the weekend. RPG Maker MV will be released on February 26th, 2019. This version of RPG Maker MV has been ported from the PC version, which released in 2015, and has been fine tuned for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One to make game building and...

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Epic Continues Fortnite Tournament Series With Open Event At PAX West Next Weekend

Thought officially sanctioned tournaments for Fortnite Battle Royale were just invite events for well known streamers and top level players? Epic Games will be holding an open registration tournament for Battle Royale at the Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle, Washington from Friday the 31st of August until Monday September 3rd. Attendees with a Penny Arcade Expo badge will be able to register for the first three days open qualifier rounds in-person. Each day will feature three open...

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Shenmue I & II Remaster Now Available On Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC

Ryo Hazuki returns to home consoles in his own title for the first time in 17 years with today’s physical release of Shenmue I + II on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This remastered port is also available on Windows PC as well as a digital only release through Steam.  Before Grand Theft Auto III, Saints Row and open world pioneers Shenmue attempted to create a semi open version of 1980s Japan and China respectively. With shops...

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Nickelodeon Kart Racers Announced: SpongeBob, TMNT, Rugrats and More Coming to Consoles

GameMill Entertainment today announced Nickelodeon Kart Racers, a new multi-player console racing game that features iconic Nickelodeon animated characters from SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Rugrats, Hey Arnold! and more, as they race on 24 different Slime-themed tracks. Nickelodeon Kart Racers allows players to compete as their favorite Nick character in four-player local multiplayer or battle mode to win cups and Kart upgrades. The brand new game is rated E for Everyone and will be available...

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Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.4 To Arrive Mid Sept, Monster Hunter World Event Starts Aug 7th

The latest edition of Letter From The Producer Live, a Japanese livestream regularly held by Square Enix to announce and promote upcoming content for Final Fantasy XIV was held last night in the early hours of the morning (for those of us in North America). FFXIV Producer / Director Naoki Yoshida was joined by Monster Hunter World Director Yuya Tokuda and Monster Hunter World Art Director Kaname Fujioka. The trio went through a number of new developments...

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11 Things That Have Changed In No Man’s Sky Since Launch

The next huge update to No Man’s Sky is about to hit all platforms at the end of the month on July 24th. We do know that No Man’s Sky: NEXT will be a full multiplayer experience that opens up the nearly infinite worlds to multiple players at once along with a number of other improvements. Details are still forthcoming on what exactly No Man’s Sky: NEXT entails but publisher 505 Games did release a video that...

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Fortnite Alternate Reality Game Grips Community Days Before Season 5 Begins

Fortnite’s Battle Royal community is buzzing with anticipation for the beginning of the game’s fifth season – all of this excitement has so far been capped off with an alternate reality game (ARG) that has seen recognizable in-game items leap into the real world. With vortexes appearing the sky, large burger mascots now living in the desert and rocket launches going awry it can be hard to keep track of it all. Here is a brief, chronological...

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Detroit: Become Human | Review

David Cage is a name that doesn’t sit will with many Players, especially after allegations of a toxic work environment and workplace harassment that has occurred at Quantic Dream. To say his games are for a particular niche is an understatement. Critics have not panned his games, in fact many have praised them for their rich story and environment, but the average consumer might go as far as to say his games barely qualify as games. I...

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Shenmue I & II Port Release Date Confirmed For August 21st for PS4, Xbox One and PC

SEGA will take us back to mid 1980s Hong Kong and Japan with the re-release of Shenmue I & II on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC on August 21st. The publisher confirmed the price, release date, discount and various technical details surrounding this dual port in an F.A.Q posted on the official SEGA website. Shenmue I & II will be priced at $39.99 CDN and includes the full version of the 1999 Dreamcast title and its...

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Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle | Review (Nintendo Switch)

ARC Systemwork’s latest multiplatform fighting game is a dream matchup more than half a decade in the making as the cast of ARC’s Blazblue square off against the protagonists of Persona 4: Ultimax. Joining the fray as well are several fighters from Ecole Software’s Under Night: Rebirth series.  As if borrowing characters from the developer of Melty Blood wasn’t enough of a reason to be paying attention to Blazblue Cross Tag Team Battle, Team RWBY from Rooster...

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night E3 Backer Demo Now Available On Steam

Backers awaiting a taste of the upcoming Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night no longer have to wait as the E3 build has found its way onto Steam for those that pledged more than $60 USD during the game’s $5,500.000 USD KickStarter from March 2015. Scenario Planner and famous game producer Koji Igarashi posted an update on the game’s campaign page outlining the content that backers will find within this beta demo. Featuring 5 unique characters – Miriam,...

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Blazblue Cross Tag Battle Releases Yang For Free + Two New Character Packs

Fans of Blazblue, RWBY, Under Night: Rebirth or Persona 4: Arena should be excited because ARC System Works just dropped two new character packs as paid DLC alongside Yang from Team RWBY as a free add-on for all platforms.  Character Packs #2 contains:  Jubei (Under Night: Rebirth)  Aegis (Persona 4: Arena)  Carmine (Blazblue)  Character Pack #3 contains:  Hakumen (Blazblue)  Naoto (Persona 4: Arena)  Vatista (Under Night: Rebirth)  Each pack is available separately for $4.99 CDN or as...

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Sony Praises Itself While Dodging The Switch Fortnite Lock-Out Issue

One of the biggest pieces of news that came out of Nintendo’s E3 presentation wasn’t the news that every Smash Bros character ever was returning or that an awesome mech game that opened the show developed by former Amored Core developers but one of the worst kept secrets – Fortnite has come to Nintendo Switch.  With over 2 million downloads during the first 24 hours of availability, you’d think that Fortnite on Switch has been a smashing...

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E3 2018: Death Stranding’s Fourth Trailer Is Just As Confusing As The Rest

Kojima Production’s Death Stranding has been confusing viewers since its debut at E3 2016 and the previous 3 trailers gave us no reason to suspect that the first glimpse of gameplay would be any differed.  Coming in at just over 8 minutes in length, this latest look at the game confirms that Norman Reedus’ character is named ‘Sam Porter Bridges’ and that he makes deliveries. Throughout the nearly ten minute presentation we see Sam carry a number...

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E3 2018: Dante and Crew Are Back In Devil May Cry 5

Get ready for cheesy one liners, fluid chain building combat and an over the top melodramatic story featuring angels, demons and other mythological creatures in Devil May Cry 5. Billed by Capcom as a true sequel to 2008’s Devil May Cry 4, DMC5 marks the first time Capcom has taken the series in-house after a decade hiatus. The story of DMC5 picks up several years after the last entry – with a demonic invasion looming and the...

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