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The Fall Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store continues to giveaway weekly free games with PC version of The Fall for free this week. The Fall Free on Epic Games Store Now Following a long-running trend of weekly game giveaways on PC platform, Epic Games brings out yet another new freebie on their online distribution storefront Epic Games Store this week that requires only a free account to claim. Epic Store is currently giving away PC version of 2014 side-scrolling platform adventure game The Fall for a very limited time, which anyone can grab a free digital copy of and own forever until March 25, 9:00 AM PT/12:00 PM EDT. RELATED: Resident Evil 9 Reportedly in Works Since 2018 Revolving around a sci-fi inspired story, The Fall by developer/publisher Over the Moon lets you assume the role an AI within Mark-7 combat suit that must protect its unconscious human pilot according to protocol from surrounding threats. Once you activate upon crash-landing, your main goal is to seek medical help in an alien planet

Bloodstained Cancels Roguelike Mode Stretch Goal for Randomizer

Developer of Bloodstained is cancelling promised "Roguelike" mode and offering "Randomizer" as alternative. Debuting last year following a successful Kickstarter campaign; side-scroller action role-playing game Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night from developer ArtPlay and publisher 505 Games has been a modern-day successor of Castlevania series. In a latest update post in Kickstarter page, chief developer Koji Igarashi has revealed that previously promised Roguelike dungeon mode is not likely to happen, even though it met original stretch goal of $5 million years ago. Bloodstained Cancels Roguelike Mode Stretch Goal for Randomizer RELATED: Xbox Game Pass to Add Bloodstained, Jump Force and More In his post, Igarashi explains that early development stage of code for Bloodstained is not compatible to roguelike style of gameplay, especially to procedurally generate castle and therefore, they had to back out from that part. Although they couldn'

Super Mario Maker 2 Adds Online Play With Friends

Nintendo releases an online update for Super Mario Maker 2 that finally adds online "Play with Friends" feature. Back in June 2019, side-scrolling platform game Super Mario Maker 2 was released for Nintendo Switch by developer/publisher Nintendo , featuring only cooperative and competitive online modes in multiplayer except "Play with Friends". Players have been clamoring for some time to include the named aspect and without an announcement, they decided to drop a sudden update that lets you to play online with friends, essentially upgraded the game to version 1.1.0. Super Mario Maker 2 Adds Online Play With Friends RELATED: Cuphead Hits 5 Million Sales Both multiplayer co-op and versus modes can now be played alongside people on your Switch friends list. Aside from uploaded levels on Course World, saved levels on Coursebot can be selected and played with friends as well. You can have voice chat support via Nintendo Switch Online mobile app when y

Game Journalist Threatens to Tank Earthworm Jim Review

Doug Tennapel being involved with upcoming Earthworm Jim annoys "journalist" Chris Scullion, who implies giving a bad review. Earlier, a brand-new Earthworm Jim game is announced on Facebook and Twitter to celebrate its upcoming 25 year anniversary with its original team on board and everyone who ever played even a single title of the franchise was so happy. While most people were excited with joy, this revelation didn't sit well with some people and one such person is "journalist" Chris Scullion, who is not at all pleased because of Doug TenNapel being part of its creative team. Game Journalist Threatens to Tank Earthworm Jim Review RELATED: New Earthworm Jim Game Coming in 2020 Previously worked for Nintendo Life, Polygon and Vice, Scullion has posted this initial reaction on Twitter. If you aren't aware of why Earthworm Jim's creator is a transphobic prick, this should fill you in. Delighted there's a new game coming but it'

New Earthworm Jim Game Coming in 2020

A brand-new Earthworm Jim game is in development from original team for Intellivision console. Back in Genesis and SNES era, side-scrolling platformer title Earthworm Jim by developer Shiny Entertainment and publisher Interplay Entertainment , a popular video game series created by comic-book artist Doug TenNapel . Since then, decades have been passed and no new installment has come out so far but in celebration of its upcoming anniversary, Intellivision Entertainment has revealed a new Earthworm Jim game has is currently in development. New Earthworm Jim Game Coming in 2020 RELATED: Epic Games Acquires Psyonix Back in October 2018, the company has revealed their project of a family-friendly and affordable console Intellivision Amico that would arrive by October 10, 2020 and would only release titles exclusive to their platform. Those who owned their hardware in past were immediately hooked knowing they are bringing some of their old classics and now after finali

Super Mario Maker 2 Release Date

Upcoming Nintendo Switch-exclusive side-scrolling platformer title Super Mario Maker 2 to arrive on June 28, 2019. A few months earlier, when anticipated side-scrolling platformer Super Mario Maker 2 was revealed for Nintendo Switch at Nintendo Direct February 2019 , developer/publisher Nintendo didn't reveal a specific date of release other than June 2019. Recently, a launch date of June 28, 2019 is announced for sequel of popular Wii U title Super Mario Maker . So, interested players who want to get started as soon as it is out on stores can already place their pre-order in advance. Super Mario Maker 2 Release Date RELATED: Nintendo Selects Adds More Mario and Zelda Titles Though Nintendo previously gave a glimpse of what to expect from SMM2 in its announcement trailer, there are a slew of features left unseen. Slopes are one of the highly requested in-game elements fans have been asking for in it and their wish is granted. Players would also be allowed to a

Nintendo Officially Confirms Bowsette is Not Canon

Nintendo has officially confirmed that Bowsette is not canon and will not be in New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe. When Nintendo announced to release a Nintendo Switch port of the popular 2D side-scrolling platform game New Super Mario Bros. U from Wii U , they introduced two additional playable characters, Nabbit and Toadette that led to the creation of fan-made character Bowsette. The revelation of Toadette transforming into a character akin to Princess Peach using the power of Super Crown has gave players the idea of tinkering other characters and fans ended up converting Bowser but the company has finally denied that idea officially. Nintendo Confirms Bowsette is Not Canon RELATED: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Leaked Before Launch Developer/publisher Nintendo has recently set the record straight by confirming that the Super Crown power-up transformation is only for Toadette to transform into Peachette, therefore clearing out any possibility of Bowser to ever become a p

Mark of the Ninja Remastered for Nintendo Switch

Many have probably forgotten Klei Entertainment 's side-scrolling action stealth game Mark of the Ninja , which came out in 2012. This indie game was critically acclaimed and had intense popularity on Microsoft 's Xbox Live Arcade. The title is now heading for Nintendo Switch as Mark of the Ninja Remastered after six years of its initial release. Recently, Nintendo had an indie-focused Switch presentation, where the game was revealed. Mark of the Ninja Remastered for Nintendo Switch RELATED: Super Smash Bros. Comes to Nintendo Switch Expected to arrive this fall, Mark of the Ninja Remastered was the highlight among the other few brand-new titles selected to port or remake for Switch in 2018. Since the Nintendo Switch version is a re-master, we can expect some high-end details of the graphics for the hybrid console. The original title was published by Microsoft Studios , which was the main reason for the game remaining an exclusive for PC and Xbox 360 . RELAT