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Bethesda Announces Fallout 76, May Be A Online Survival Game

Bethesda had been running a mysterious and unannounced Twitch stream yesterday that was literally just a Fallout bobblehead standing upright in front of a camera and occasionally a “Please Stand By” title card.  Not exactly something that was going to set the world on fire, and it can be easy to see why the hype and announcement of Pokemon Lets Go: Eevee & Pikachu overshadowed anything Bethesda was doing it.  It turns out all of this was...

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Hands-On Preview: The Elder Scrolls Online – Summerset Isles Expansion

The total playable area of Tamriel grows larger with the early access release of the Summer Set Isle expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online. Bethesda provided me with a closed beta code which allowed me to venture onto the once closed island belonging to the High Elves. Join me for tales of adventuring and exploration through my first couple hours within this seemingly tranquil island paradise. As my adventures in Summerset were taking place on a closed testing server I wasn’t able to bring my existing level...

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Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.3 Details Further Unveiled During Letter From The Producer Live

FFXIV’s next big update Patch 4.3: Under the Moonlight will be delivered to players on May 22nd it has been revealed during the latest entry in the Letter From The Producer Live live-streams. During the show with Producer / Director Naoki Yoshida, a special guest joined the show in the last half – none other than the creator of Italic himself – Yasumi Matsuno, to further discuss the second tier of the Return to Ivalice raid series....

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider Preview PT 2: Every Beginning Has An End

This is Part 2 of my comprehensive preview of the upcoming Shadow of the Tomb Raider based upon an hour long play session and interviews at last week’s Shadow of the Tomb Raider reveal event. Square Enix USA covered my travel expenses and accommodations to attend the event. If you missed my breakdown on how Shadow of the Tomb Raider is evolving the established Tomb Raider formula – check it out here. Later this week and early...

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Free Elder Scrolls Online Trial Returns This Weekend

Players in the online iteration of Tamriel have been able to enjoy free access to all of the bonuses of the usually subscription only Elder Scrolls Online plus service. For existing subscribers this means free “Crown Crates” which provide an RNG chance at highly sought after loot box only mounts. We’ve written in the past how paid for RNG chests can be addicting and recently were ruled analogous to gambling in the European Union. Benefits of the...

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Valve Welcomes Firewatch Developer Into City-17

*Clears throat and does best G-Man impression*   “Welcome Campo Santo. You have chosen or been chosen to relocate to one of the worlds’ largest digital distribution services. Valve thought so much of your talent they’ll probably relocate your headquarters to Washington state now that they are your benefactors. Whether you’re at Valve to stay or move on to parts unknown, welcome.”   Riffs on Dr.Breen’s Half Life 2 speech aside, yup it is true – Valve has purchased...

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Three new DLC fighters detailed for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle

Arc System Works America revealed the next three fighters joining the BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle roster in the Cross Tag Character Pack 3. Cross Tag Character Pack 3 will feature three new additions to the Cross Tag Battle line up: The leader of the Six Heroes, Hakumen (BlazBlue), the Detective Prince, Naoto Shirogane (Persona), and the ancient living weapon, Vatista (Under Night In-Birth). Cross Tag Character Pack 3 will be available individually for $4.99 USD or as...

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FFXIV 4.3 Will Conclude Doma Storyline, Introduce Second Ivalice and Mobile Companion App

The next major update to Final Fantasy XIV Online: Stormblood will come out in late May Producer / Director Naoki Yoshida confirmed during a regularly held community live stream known as Letter From The Producer LIVE. Patch 4.3 brings a number of brand new features to the game – the conclusion of the Doma main story questline,  a brand new raid, a new “deep dungeon” leveling experience and so much more! In terms of in-game content adventurers...

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Calling all cars: This Is the Police 2 launches in 2018

THQ Nordic has a really interesting game on the way. This Is the Police 2 is the second strategy/adventure game in the series which is planned for 2018 on Steam, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. Just like the first game, This Is the Police 2 is a mixture of adventure and management genres, and this time will enjoys further mechanics that will strengthen both the strategic and tactical parts of the game. It won’t be enough...

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MY HERO ONE’S JUSTICE coming in 2018

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announced MY HERO ONE’S JUSTICE, a new 3D arena-based fighting game based on the popular manga and anime franchise from Weekly Shonen Jump. This new title will be coming to North America for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PCs via STEAM, and Nintendo Switch in 2018. MY HERO ONE’S JUSTICE takes place in a world where most of the population has superpowers known as Quirks, and where heroes and villains are...

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Arc System Works unveils BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Collector’s Edition

Arc System Works unveiled new details about the release of the collector’s edition of the team anime fighting game, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle for the Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam). The game and collector’s edition will hit stores on June 5th, 2018. The collector’s edition can only be pre-ordered as a limited edition on the official Arc System Works Gear store (which is currently under development) starting on May 4th. The BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle...

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Quake Champions Next Update Brings Quake 2’s Strogg and a New Arena

Bethesda and Sabre Interactive has released a brief tease about future content coming to Quake Champions. Future patches will that bring forward a classic Quake enemy – the baddies of Quake II, The Strogg – as a playable champion.  Also introduced in this latest patch is a brand new map called Awoken – this ruinous labyrinth is sure to be home to many bloodbaths when it is finally released. Here is the official description of the upcoming...

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Final Fantasy XV Season 2, Spin-off Comrades Game Coming In The Next 2 Years

Fans of 2016’s Final Fantasy XV got confirmation at the Penny Arcade Expo that a season 2 of downloadable content is upcoming alongside the unexpected news that the multiplayer focused expansion, titled Comrades, will be receiving a major update this summer and a stand-alone release. We’ve known for a while now – since the release and confirmation of March’s FFXV: Royal Edition  – that brand new episodic DLC episodes could be a possibility. Thanks to ResetERA User...

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Spike Chunsoft Announces 2018 Line-Up

Spike Chunsoft has revealed their full 2018 slate of games coming out for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC. New entries in the Fire Pro Wrestling franchise, Pixeljunk Monsters series and the acclaimed visual novel 428: Shibuya scramble are all coming soon. First up is a new entry in the Pixel Junk Monsters series: Pixeljunk Monsters 2 Platform  PlayStation 4 Release Summer 2018 Features: Local & Online Play – Maximize the fun by playing with your...

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Devil May Cry 1 HD Now Live For Twitch Prime Subscribers

Twitch has added the much promoted free copy of the Devil May Cry HD to the Twitch Launcher for prime subscribers. To claim the free game all you have to do is head on over to http://www.twitch.tv , click on the crown and under the image of DMC click “add to library”. Like other Twitch Prime rewards, Devil May Cry HD is yours to keep even after your Twitch Prime subscription lapses. Clearly the gratis copy of...

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