Showing posts with label Simulation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Simulation. Show all posts

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Overcooked Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is offering acclaimed cooking simulator game Overcooked for free on their latest giveaway.

One simply can't walk straight away from Epic Games free games giveaway on their digital distribution platform Epic Games Store, which has gone weekly to offer more video games to everyone who is interested to grab them.

In their latest collaboration with developer Ghost Town Games and publisher Team17, players are getting their hands on PC version of cooking simulator title Overcooked for free from today until July 11, 7:59 PM PT/10:59 PM EST.

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Overcooked Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Enter into Onion Kingdom which is at a peril and needs some finest cooking of master chefs to save it from an ancient edible evil. Players would step into some of the cruelest and unusual kitchens they can ever think of to cook and serve up.

Designed to show off your hidden culinary chops into couch co-op, you can team up with up to four fellow chefs when you are at it. Whether you want to step in for some competitive challenge or chaotic fun in co-operative mode is on you.

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Overcooked base game is usually sold for $16.99 only on other PC game stores and it is priced $6.99 on EGS but getting a free copy is even better. So, head on to Epic Games Store now and add it to your library within July 11 before it is gone.

Epic Store already announced to bring out some dungeon crawling adventure next week with action role-playing hack and slash game Torchlight of 2009 from developer Runic Games and publisher Perfect World on their outlet.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Rebel Galaxy Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store offers PC version of space combat simulation game Rebel Galaxy in their weekly giveaway of free games.

Although Epic Games initially announced to giveaway one free games each two weeks on their digital distribution outlet Epic Games Store at launch, they wanted to double down and go weekly during their first major sale last month.

This week, space adventure game Rebel Galaxy from developer/publisher Double Damage Games is up for anyone to claim from Epic Store with a free account before June 27, 7:59 PM PT/10:59 PM EST to own it forever in your collection.

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Rebel Galaxy Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Players will be exploring uncharted routes of space and engage into action-packed combat against pirates. Wandering around a randomly generated in-game world, you will come across friendly aliens and be scrapping for wreckage.

Despite having a core narrative, you are allowed to walk your own path as you see fit whether that could be mining asteroids or just hanging around. However, gameplay mechanics is often limited to two-dimensional movements for most parts.

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Weekly free games distribution was supposed to end after E3 2019 but following feedback from community of users, EGS has decided to keep up this schedule for rest of the year and continue rolling freebies each month, which is a lot of games.

Next week, free copies of 2017 critically-acclaimed adventure puzzle game Last Day of June by Italian developer studio Ovosonico and publisher 505 Games will be handed out on Epic Games Store for PC platform, from June 27.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Delayed to March 2020

Nintendo delays Animal Crossing: New Horizons to March 2020 release window to avoid crunch-time for developers.

Among all major presentation at E3 2019 event, Nintendo Direct showcase had some of the most amazing moments for fans including an official announcement for upcoming open-ended life simulation game Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

However, no sooner has it been showed to viewers by developer/publisher Nintendo now delayed the Nintendo Switch-exclusive to spring next year from holiday season of 2019 so that dev team can have a proper work-life balance.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Delayed to March 2020

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When Nintendo took E3 stage to world premiere a brand-new trailer for the most-anticipated series entry, it was everything fans ever wanted and was planned to launch later in 2019 but then a gameplay reveal trailer revealed the sudden delay.

To spare some elbow grease for development team, New Horizons project is now pushed back to March 20, 2020. Yoshiaki Koizumi offered his sincerest apology on everyone's behalf for moving their original release window.

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Video game industry often has their employees overwork just so a scheduled product could be shipped in time. This unpopular yet commonly known practice is termed as crunch these days and seems like Nintendo is taking a stand against it.

Current president and COO for Nintendo of America, Doug Bowser believes New Horizons could be out by holiday season 2019 if they invested extra work hours but they ultimately opted out just so their employees can have good work life balance.

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It took seven years for a mainline Animal Crossing game to be announced other than a few spin-off titles coming out for Nintendo 3DS, Wii U and mobile devices, which now will have fans wait a little longer to spare its developers some crunch.

Though some fans would still be disappointed for this unforeseen delay, most are happy to wait few more months to get their hands on Animal Crossing: New Horizons, because it would eventually be a better experience for everyone.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Persona 5: The Royal Introduces Kasumi Yoshizawa

Newest Phantom Thief member, Yoshizawa Kasumi is introduced in brand-new Persona 5: The Royal trailer.

To deliver an enhanced port version of their critically acclaimed role-playing game Persona 5 from 2016, developer/publisher Atlus has come up with upcoming Persona 5: The Royal and announced it for PlayStation 4 as an exclusive title.

Other than revealing little details about P5R, a mysterious female playable character is teased through an animated trailer. Today, a brand-new video introduces her as Yoshizawa Kasumi, new member of "Phantom Thieves".

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Persona 5: The Royal Introduces Kasumi Yoshizawa

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Atlus gives a brief introduction to Kasumi in their RPG world of Persona 5 and she embraces it like a champ.




RELATED: Persona 5: The Royal Teaser

In opening shot of the trailer, she walks in wearing her Phantom Thief costume and kicks off a rapier-like sword into her grab. In next scene, she is in her student outfit and goes to a batting cage for practice with no luck so far.

Throughout her day-time activities of visiting gift shops to see a friend or stopping at a café to have a meal, she seems to be a socially awkward misfit. Of course, none of that makes this red-haired girl any less likable and makes her the next best girl.

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Phantom Thief Kasumi

RELATED: Persona 5: The Royal Release Date

Then we get to see her in combat following her awakening, where she is joined by her Persona, Cendrillon. Seconds into battle, she launches her All-Out Attack move, which involves ribbon wand and is called "Beauty is Devotion".

Persona 5: The Royal is scheduled to release on October 31, 2019 for Japan and on 2020 in Western regions. Aside from newly added features, P5R would include another new character Takuto Maruki, new plot and support for PlayStation 4 Pro.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Comes to PS4 and Switch

Atlus revealed action RPG spin-off game Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers for PS4 and Switch.

Remember when there was a rumor of Persona 5 to arrive on Nintendo Switch as P5S months after developer/publisher Atlus revealed Persona 5 R during The Game Awards 2018? We know now what that really was all along.

Right after official release date announcement for Persona 5: The Royal earlier, a brand-new trailer is released to confirm an upcoming title, Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers for players on PlayStation 4 and Switch.

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Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers comes to PS4 and Switch

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Take a look at the first trailer of Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers that focuses on lead character and brief gameplay.




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We see protagonist Joker jumping from above into fighting a mob of shadows on street using knives and charismatic special moves to take down dozens of enemies before finally unleashing full power of his persona, Arsene.

Teaming up with Koei Tecmo and Omega Force, Atlus have attempted to re-imagine their popular role-playing game into a beat 'em up similar to Dynasty Warriors. P5S is akin to a spin-off like Persona 4 Golden that introduced a new character as well.

RELATED: Persona 5: The Royal Teaser

Although no launch dates are revealed so far, we would like to settle for fall 2019, according to a previous leak by Twitter user Mr. Ohya. He also stated that upcoming P5R would be only for PS4 consoles and it turned out right after all.

Despite calling Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers an action RPG within franchise, Atlus is keeping mainline Persona exclusive to PlayStation while leaving many Switch owners upset as they were really expecting a solid port of P5.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Persona 5: The Royal Release Date

With new content and a Phantom Thief, Persona 5: The Royal will arrive for PS4 in Japan later this year.

Following an announcement of role-playing game Persona 5 character Joker coming to crossover fighting game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at The Game Awards 2018, there was a rumor for the title to come on Nintendo Switch.

Then P5R.jp domain was registered by developer/publisher Atlus and that rumored Switch theory was debunked upon revealing of Persona 5: The Royal for PlayStation 4. An extended trailer is dropped lately to announce official release date for the title

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Persona 5: The Royal Release Date

RELATED: Persona 5 R Revealed

Watch the newly released trailer by Atlus, which showcases animations and gameplay elements from upcoming P5R.




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Right after Persona Super Live 2019 concert special, the trailer came out revealing new contents for this updated version of Persona 5, which is all set to release in October 31, 2019 for Japan and worldwide later sometime in 2020.

Newest Phantom Thief named Kasumi Yoshizawa joins the party who is a rhythmic gymnast and a transfer student for Shujin Academy. She appears dancing in one cutscene and then briefly shows up in a critical hit animation.

RELATED: Persona 5: The Royal Teaser

Another major character Takuto Maruki joins as a counselor and new Confidant. There is a new location, Kichijoji to explore aside from an aquarium dating site. Players can also hang out together at Penguin Sniper game bar playing pool and darts to pass time.

Persona 5: The Royal would likely to play with original storyline of P5 that largely focuses on Joker and Goro Akechi. New events, in-game selfie feature, a human version of Morgana, social activities and other aspects are to be included in this PS4-exclusive as well.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Persona 5: The Royal Teaser

Atlus released a new teaser trailer of their upcoming role-playing game Persona 5: The Royal for PS4 consoles.

Back in December 2018, role-playing game Persona 5 suddenly started getting traction with the inclusion of its character Joker to crossover fighting game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and a speculation of the title coming to Nintendo Switch ensues.

Fans then literally lose their minds upon noticing that developer/publisher Atlus have registered P5R.jp domain, knowing something is coming up. Recently, they come up with a new video revealing the title being Persona 5: The Royal.

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Persona 5: The Royal Teaser

RELATED: Persona 5 R Revealed

Watch out the short teaser trailer that spills out more mysteries than providing clues of what to expect up next in less than a minute!




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The animated teaser trailer above heralds a new RPG title that is a follow up to P5 and coming exclusively to PlayStation 4. Apparently, there will be a new playable female character that is likely to take lead in upcoming Persona spin-off.

A voice asks the woman that what she thinks of the secret group of "Phantom Thieves" and in response, she states that while helping people is good, these vigilantes are not actually helping people because their method doesn't work.

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Immediately dismissive of the established protagonists, this mysterious woman sure is packing some surprises. However, at least we know now that for P5R is not going to be a simple re-release of original P5 for Nintendo or Sony console.

Atlus promised to deliver more information on Persona 5: The Royal at a two-day long Persona Super Live concert in Tokyo next month, on April 24. Ultimately, what they previously promised have turned out to be an announcement of another announcement.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Slime Rancher Free on Epic Games Store Now

Available to claim until March 21, Epic Games Store is giving away farming simulator title Slime Rancher for free.

Stepping into the digital distribution market for video games, Epic Games have offered great revenue share for developer studios and free giveaway titles every two weeks after for the entirety of 2019 by launching Epic Games Store.

As the seventh entry into the free title listing offered by the online outlet, PC version of open-world life simulation game Slime Rancher from developer/publisher Monomi Park is joining today for everyone to claim a free copy of their own.

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Slime Rancher Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Typically sold for $8.99 only, the game with generally positive reviews is currently free from 8:00 AM PT/11:00 AM EST of March 7 and will remain available until 7:59 PM PT/10:59 PM EST of March 21, 2019, to claim and keep on your library forever.

It started as an Early Access title back in 2016 that eventually saw a full official release on 2016. Slime Rancher is a chilled out game where you go farming on a distant alien planet in first-person perspective as a female rancher named Beatrix LeBeau.

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She wanders around on the surface of Far Far Range, looking for slimes that she collects to raise and breed, so they generate plorts that would earn her Newbucks. This in-game currency lets players buy different upgrades for farming equipments.

Though their attempt to lure away many AAA-publishers from Steam marketplace with lucrative revenue share offering remains somewhat questionable, people seem not to care too much when they are getting some games for free.

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Wrangle Wiggly Slimes

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Have you been collecting these free giveaways on Epic Games Store from the beginning, you would have gotten Subnautica, Super Meat Boy, What Remains of Edith Finch, The Jackbox Party Pack, Axiom Verge and Thimbleweed Park already.

If you have added Slime Rancher to that freebie list, then you have a total of seven free games worth $91.93 only so far. Next on the lineup is a 2016 supernatural thriller from Night School Studio titled Oxenfree, coming on March 21, 2019.