Showing posts with label Announcement Trailer. Show all posts
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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Code Vein Demo for Consoles Out Now

Bandai Namco welcomes you to play newly improved Code Vein demo, out now on PS4 and Xbox One consoles.

Earlier in May 2019, developer/publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment ran a network test for their upcoming action role-playing game Code Vein, which is scheduled to release for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 27, 2019.

Those who participated back then have helped development team with their valuable feedback and after working on several areas of adjustments; a brand-new improved version of that demo is now out on PS4 and Xbox One platforms.

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Code Vein Demo for Consoles Out Now

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Below is an official announcement trailer for Code Vein demo version on consoles, offering brief glimpse at its features.




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One of primary concern pointed out by players are character movement and then transition to player action response has smoothed out. These changes are focused on combo and evading but none of them will affect your core gameplay.

Enemy attacks are improved in terms of animation and their SFX timing in general with more reactions added for them now. In trial edition, they will give a flinch reaction whenever they are hit with a heavy attack or knockdown.

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Enemy Attack Improvements

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However, small damage will bring slight flinch reaction from them without their attack flow being interrupted in case of retail version. Newly reworked enemy reactions will now feel better than before in each dealt attack.

Developers tried better defining your status doing exploration or fighting and some UI adjustments were made. Players will get a better in-game perspective and sense of distance due to recent adjustment in camera behavior.

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Character Appearance Customization

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Finally, create your own anime-inspired Revenant character as you see fit and go crazy with your imagination in doing that, because you can carry them over to main game using customized character export feature when it is out.

Bandai Namco has announced to release an update for Code Vein demo very soon that will add multiplayer mode and "Town of Sacrifice" stage. A release date for the patch is not revealed yet even though there are only a few weeks left for its launch.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King Announced

Disney's Aladdin and The Lion King officially getting remastered into Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King.

We are in an era where our beloved animated Disney films are now being adapted into live-action blockbusters featuring big-name Hollywood celebrities but they can hardly give us the same nostalgic feeling we crave so much.

Therefore, two legendary 90's platformer title from 16-bit supported video game consoles; Disney's Aladdin and The Lion King are being bundled together as Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King for modern day gaming platforms.

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Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King Announced

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A brand-new official announcement trailer offers a brief overview what this upcoming collection has to offer.




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In an attempt to relive the magic of Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo consoles, developer Digital Eclipse and publisher Nighthawk Interactive teamed up to bring back these retro classics for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Both Disney's Aladdin and The Lion King will feature their respective Game Boy, SEGA Genesis and Super Game Boy version within the package with the latter also having a Super Nintendo version included to its game list.

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Beloved Disney Platformer

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Similarly, NES port for Lion King is getting cut out from the upcoming compilation even though both of these excluded versions are arguably one of their most popular releases and we believe this is solely because of some legal issues.

According to official press release, they are adding a "Final Cut" version for Disney's Aladdin and a Trade Show Demo version that has never been released for public since 1993 but sadly, no report for a SNES version is mentioned.

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Not only you can enjoy these retro masterpieces in 1080p resolution enhancements, there are some newly added amazing features like Watch Mode to skip certain playthroughs or using Rewind to go back few steps to course correct.

Aside from updated graphics and customizable controls, an art gallery full of behind-the-scenes assets as bonus content. Nighthawk Interactive has put enough effort to compile these fan-favorite gems into one that offers replay value.

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Tale of Simba

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All major console versions are confirmed to get physical release but PC port is getting a Steam launch only. There were DRM-free versions of these two Disney classics for PC platform available at GOG.com but were removed earlier in 2019.

Disney's Aladdin and The Lion King collection will be sold for $29.99 only at digital outlets and retail stores from October 29, 2019. We are wondering when someone will try to remake Goof Troop and The Jungle Book for current platforms!

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection Announced

Capcom announces Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection to come in January 21, 2020 for PC and consoles.

Following an immensely successful release of action-packed Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 and 2 last year, Capcom is prepping up to launch another anthology of Mega Man franchise next year for modern-day gaming platforms.

All four mainline games from Mega Man Zero series along with Mega Man ZX and Mega Man ZX Advent are announced to launch for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 21, 2020 as Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection.

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Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection Announced

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Official announce trailer for Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection briefly showcases features for all added titles.




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Series protagonist Zero came to receive his own series of games after serving as a secondary main character in Mega Man X series. His own chronicles starts hundreds years later when he came out of a sealed capsule to join Resistance forces.

He takes a stand against Neo Arcadia to fight their oppressed rule and blast of any boss challenges thrown at him while looking to uncover secrets from centuries ago about what happened in the mean time when he was in sleep.

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Fight for Future

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Mega Man Zero series titles included in the collection were previously released on Game Boy Advance and both Mega Man ZX games made their debut on Nintendo DS handheld consoles from Nintendo from 2002 and 2007.

Aside from catching up to these classic titles, fans are getting a load of added bonus content within this bundle including an in-game gallery of artwork, graphical overhaul, original soundtracks and a brand-new game mode called Z Chaser.

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Resurrection of a Legend

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Newest feature Casual Scenario mode buffs your character and lessens damage taking. Save-Assist allows you to save your progress mid-mission to go back to a certain point and is likely to change your overall gameplay experience.

Already available for pre-order right now, Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection will see a physical release for all select platforms aside from coming to digital distribution storefronts like Steam for a retail price of $29.99 only.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Yakuza Remastered Collection Announced

Sega released long-requested games from Yakuza franchise for PS4 in a bundle titled Yakuza Remastered Collection.

For long, players have been requesting developer/publisher Sega to release remastered versions of their fan-favorite crime fiction games from Yakuza series for international market, which are already out in Japan individually.

Today, Sega has officially released Yakuza Remastered Collection for PlayStation 4 that includes Yakuza 3, Yakuza 4 and Yakuza 5. Other than major graphical improvement, previously removed content are being added to this compilation.

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Yakuza Remastered Collection Announced

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Witness the Dragon of the Dojima return to action in a newly released announcement trailer from Sega.




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Among this trio of games, only Yakuza 3 is currently available for download on PS store and by 2020, the rest two will roll out. Yakuza 4 will be added to collection on October 29 and then by February 11, 2020, Yakuza 5 will join as well.

Whereas original games used to run in 720p and 30 FPS, remastered titles will be running on 1080p and 60 FPS. Sega has also emphasized on re-localization by reviewing and revising new English scripts that even has some parts rewritten.

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Yakuza Remastered Collection Day 1 Edition

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Whatever piece of contents was excluded in original releases is now added once more for proper completion of the anthology, which includes a number of mini-games like bowling, karaoke, mahjong and shogi as well as few sub-stories.

Sega has planned a physical version release of Yakuza Remastered Collection on same day when Yakuza 5 will be unlocked. This package will be a two-disc set for all three games in a red collectible case featuring Kiryu's dragon tattoo on it.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Little Nightmares 2 Announced

Gamescom 2019 reveals 2017 indie puzzle-platformer sequel Little Nightmares II is coming in 2020.

In 2017, indie puzzle-platformer horror adventure title Little Nightmares from developer Tarsier Studios and publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment see debut on major platforms with critical-acclaim, which warrants for a follow-up game.

It is during Gamescom 2019 opening night live today, that its much-anticipated sequel has finally been announced officially as Little Nightmares II is coming to Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One at some point in 2020.

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Little Nightmares 2 Announced

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An ominous trailer clip is released to herald the return of a nightmarish series in a brand-new installment.




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LNII follows story of a new character named Mono, a young boy who will be joined by original protagonist Six. These two will journey to a Signal Tower that has distorted their surrounding world with its humming transmission.

As Mono set out to discover some dark secrets, his yellow raincoat wearing friend will serve as an AI companion. Both of these kids are tied to story and cooperation is essential in a yet to reveal gameplay mechanics.

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Given how Little Nightmares had players confined within indoor environments and then a lot of venturing to outdoor locations happening in sequel, it is easy to assume that LNII is likely to be bigger than the Maw from first game.

When you are going through a hostile area and come across some menacing enemies, stealth is a best approach for survival. Of course, there are some combat mechanics but they are mostly for self-defense purpose and to save Six.

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The announcement trailer is more of a teaser that invites us to step into its same old creepy and dark atmosphere once again. Other than that, it doesn't reveal much to audience in terms of plot premise or gameplay features.

Little Nightmares II senior narrative designer, Dave Mervik stated to include an extra layer of complexity to puzzle solving and enemy encounters and we still have a lot to learn about the game until it finally launches next year.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition Coming to Nintendo Switch

THQ has announced to release Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition for Nintendo Switch console on September 26.

Earlier this year, developer Gunfire Games and publisher THQ Nordic officially announced Darksiders: Warmastered Edition for Nintendo Switch handheld console after an untimely upload has already leaked the news online.

People were suspecting that its hack and slash action-adventure sequel game would eventually follow suit at some point and finally, Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition gets a Switch version release date set for September 26, 2019.

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Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition Coming to Nintendo Switch

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An official announcement trailer for Switch port is released with brief look at plot premise and gameplay.




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After a war between Heaven and Hell has ravaged Earth, first Horseman of the Apocalypse, War decided to intervene so he can restore order only to be betrayed by "The Charred Council" and got framed for a crime he didn't even commit.

His brother and second Horseman, Death enters the scene in Darksiders II to prove innocence of War and to possibly resurrect humanity. Armed with two scythes, Death is a force of reckoning and most feared among his enemies.

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Though it was Vigil Games who originally developed the 2012 game, Deathinitive Edition is a remastered version by Gunfire Games. All three DLCs; The Abyssal Forge, The Demon Lord Belial and Argul's Tomb are included as well.

Darksiders II allows you to customize armor, weapons and even skill trees to your preference aside from superior graphics quality. Experience an action RPG like gameplay in a vast open-world full of boss fights and side quests.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The Outer Worlds Coming to Nintendo Switch

Upcoming sci-fi RPG game Obsidian Entertainment, The Outer Worlds comes to Nintendo Switch following launch on other platforms.

Although developer Obsidian Entertainment never returned for a sequel to their successful Fallout series spin-off title Fallout: New Vegas, another role-playing game became their recent project of focus, titled The Outer Worlds.

Already announced to launch on October 25, 2019 for players of PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms, a Nintendo Switch version has now become official so that people can take a trip to a dystopian future on the go.

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The Outer Worlds Coming to Nintendo Switch

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Senior producer Matthew Singh announces their upcoming single-player sci-fi RPG game in following trailer.




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The game sets around a sci-fi premise of a future that is dominated by huge corporations that are terraforming planets for colonize them. Player character wakes up from hibernation after seventy years to revive fellow colonists of his ship.

Many are expecting some resemblance with Fallout games because of developer's past ties with named franchise and there might be some similarities after all. It allows protagonist to kill anyone at will but lacks a crafting system within.

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Of course, Nintendo hybrid console has its fair share of hardware limitations, Obsidian has partnered with Virtuos, who has successfully ported other renowned titles like Dark Souls: Remastered and L.A. Noire to Switch in past.

Obsidian Entertainment didn't reveal a definitive release date for Nintendo Switch version of The Outer Worlds other than saying, it will come after the game launches on other platforms and that ranges from later this year to early 2020.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Robotics;Notes Elite Getting Western Release

Anime Expo 2019 came bearing news of Robotics;Notes Elite getting 2020 a Western release from Spike Chunsoft.

Although publisher Spike Chunsoft has already released visual novel Robotics;Notes Elite for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in January 2019, there was a public appeal to launch a localized version for English-speaking audiences.

Apparently, a petition on Change.org made by 3,602 supporting fans to translate the VN experience is now officially successful as R;N Elite is getting released in North America and Europe in 2020 for PC via Steam, PS4 and Switch.

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Robotics;Notes Elite Getting Western Release

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Spike Chunsoft dropped an official trailer to officially announce Western release for R;N today at Anime Expo 2019.




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Robotics;Notes has debuted back in 2012 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles as third main entry that belonged to Science Adventure series of science fiction visual novels like Chaos;Head and Steins;Gate from developer 5pb.

Its story revolves around Kaito Yashio, who is from Tanegashima island and a member of his school's Robot Research Club. However, club leader Akiho Senomiya is determined to save their club from being shut down by creating a giant robot.

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Robotics;Notes Elite will have Kaito explore areas to unlock secrets of "Kimijima Report" using PhoneDroid and features branching storyline that would lead players to experience multiple endings depending on choices made throughout the VN.

On their second attending of Anime Expo this year, the Japanese publisher also gave confirmation for Robotics;Notes DaSH, another 5pb project selected for Western localization, which also happens to be a sequel to R;N Elite.