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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Xbox Game Pass to Add Observation, The Messenger and More

Microsoft adds Observation, The Messenger and more to latest lineup of Xbox Game Pass titles for June.

Already having a packed lineup of titles, Xbox Game Pass will be adding four new games in next two days for PC and Xbox One consoles. If their first wave of games this month was not good enough for you, there are more to try on.

Xbox beta app has recently enabled official modding support on Windows PC for select games to enjoy custom modifications. Also, don't forget to check out Microsoft Store to find latest free updates and game quests to earn points.

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Xbox Game Pass to Add Observation, The Messenger and More

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Night Call | Console, Ultimate
A narrative-driven noir adventure game Night Call from developers Monkey Moon and BlackMuffin, in association with publisher Raw Fury puts you on a driver's seat at midnight to talk with passengers and make connections.

Aside from working as a cabby in modern-day Paris, you play a lot of role to people who take a ride with you. Using your gift of gab, you are trying to solve a murder mystery and try to catch a serial killer that even tried to kill you once.

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Night Call on Xbox Game Pass

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Observation | Console, PC, Ultimate
With a vibe of sci-fi thriller, 2019 adventure-puzzle game Observation by developer No Code and publisher Devolver Digital tries to create an atmosphere of desperation and fear in their attempted homage to 2001: A Space Odyssey.

When a mysteriously unforeseen event causes all crew of Observation space station to go missing, players will have to step up as a sanctioned artificial intelligence named S.A.M. to find out what really happened to Dr. Emma Fisher.

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Observation on Xbox Game Pass

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Streets of Rogue | Console, Ultimate
Built in the veins of Gungeon series, 2D roguelike title Streets of Rogue from tinyBuild is an immersive sim that lets you go crazy killing enemies and looting items within a procedurally generated city as one of its many characters.

Your pixelated character can be ranged from a banker, bartender, gorilla, hacker or even a vampire. You can go extreme in your ways, be sly in your actions or stay a pacifist if you wish in up to four-player online and local co-op mode.

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Streets of Rogue on Xbox Game Pass

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The Messenger | Console, Ultimate
An acclaimed indie title of recent years, 2018 action-platformer The Messenger by developer Sabotage Studio and publisher Devolver Digital that is a trip down to nostalgia lane due to its classic Metroidvania styled graphics and gameplay.

Players take on the role of a young ninja, who is tasked to hand out a scroll to another part of his village that is invaded by a demon army. This lone hero will face a series of challenges on his way as he goes through time-traveling adventure.

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The Messenger on Xbox Game Pass

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Games that are leaving Game Pass soon are Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, Die for Valhalla!, Life is Strange 2, Metal Slug X, Metro Exodus, Neon Chrome, Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun, SteamWorld Dig 2 and The Flame in the Flood.

Members of Xbox Game Pass and Game Pass Ultimate can purchase any or all of these titles to keep them into their library forever for 20% off. If you are not a member of Game Pass already, be sure to sign up your first month for $1 only.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Serious Sam 4 Developer Gameplay Overview Trailer

Devolver Digital releases a gameplay overview trailer for Serious Sam 4 showcasing many in-game aspects.

Two years after premiering an official teaser trailer for upcoming first-person shooter title Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass, developer Croteam and publisher Devolver Digital are back from a long break to show off some more stuff.

After keeping players in anticipation for so long, Croteam has released a gameplay overview footage lately that focuses on combat system, enemies, features, updated visuals, all-new weapons and much more of Planet Badass.

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Serious Sam 4 Developer Gameplay Overview Trailer

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In an official update, developers at Croteam discuss enemies, music, weapons and more of SS4 gameplay.




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Devolver Special Ops member JT talks with Chief Creative Officer Davor Hunski, Gameplay Designer Davor Tomicic, Graphics Engineer Dean Sekulic and Sound Designer Damjan Mravunac of Croteam about major gameplay aspects.

Alien overlord Mental is back again with his hordes of destruction and Sam is leading Earth Defense Force against him. Almost everything is amped up to eleven and players will be busting their way out of chaos with an arsenal of weapons.

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Sam is equipped with an auto shotgun, double-barreled shotgun, a brutal minigun, powerful chainsaw launcher and his iconic cannon. Upgrades are available for these toys to then unleash gory death upon Mental's invading army.

Many iconic pawns such as Beheaded Rocketeer, Headless Kamikaze, Khnum, Kleer, Scrapjack and Werebull are back. There will be so many of them and it will be fun to blast them into oblivion with your array of devastating weapons.

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You can join online co-op mode with up to four players or take greater challenges with modified difficulties. Croteam introduces a new "Legion" system that allows your screen to be swarmed by tens of thousands of enemies at a time.

Serious Sam 4 is currently buckling up to arrive on August 2020 for both Google Stadia and PC via Steam. Due to a timed exclusive deal with Google, the game will not be releasing for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles until 2021.

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Following release of Serious Sam 3: BFE, it has been nearly a decade for a mainline game from Serious Sam series is released. Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope came out in 2017 and was joined by VR versions first three games on same year.

Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass was originally announced to be in works back in 2013 but then Croteam had to postpone development to work on The Talos Principle, which became a critically-acclaimed title and resumed work afterwards.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Serious Sam 4 Will Be Google Stadia-Exclusive

Revealed to launch on all platforms, Serious Sam 4 will be a Google Stadia-exclusive that won't arrive on PS4 and Xbox One until 2021.

After a long period of hiatus, developer Croteam and publisher Devolver Digital finally returned to reveal an official release window of upcoming first-person shooter title Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass, which is set to arrive on August 2020.

Planet Badass has confirmed its initial launch platforms to be Google Stadia and PC via Steam. Serious Sam 4 will not see release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles anytime before 2021 due to its timed exclusivity period for Stadia.

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Serious Sam 4 Will Be Google Stadia-Exclusive

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Devolver Digital announces return of Serious Sam through a brief new trailer that was released earlier.




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Early impressions implied that SS4 will be released simultaneously across all current-gen console platforms. However, players on Google's cloud gaming service gets to play the game before everyone else on PS4 and Xbox One.

Google has paid a large sum to attain an exclusivity deal for Stadia and will not allow SS4: Planet Badass to release on home consoles. Devolver has not yet given any exact date of expected release or when exclusive window ends though.

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Despite making many promises ahead of launch, Stadia eventually failed to make a lasting impression to consumer base. Its ambitious launch back in November 2019 was watered down quickly by lack of games and technical difficulties.

Serious Sam 4 exclusivity can draw some attention of gaming crowd to Stadia but majority of them won't be very happy about it. A game announced for all platforms becoming a timed exclusive stinks like nothing other than corporate greed.

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Serious Sam franchise made its debut back in 2001 and instantly received a cult-following within FPS genre. Upon completing a trilogy with Serious Sam 3: BFE in 2011, developers took a long break for over a decade to comeback.

Serious Sam 4 is bringing back classic action vibe of titular series in fast-paced gunplay and cheesy one-liners. It will introduce new "Legion" system, which can spawn up to tens of thousands of enemies to crowd its expansive maps.

Friday, March 27, 2020

My Friend Pedro Comes to PS4

Action-packed bullet banana shooter My Friend Pedro hits PS4 next week, including Code Yellow content.

Picking up a strange title was just a beginning for shoot 'em up title My Friend Pedro by developer DeadToast Entertainment and publisher Devolver Digital, which saw release for PC via Steam and Nintendo Switch on June 2019.

A port for Xbox One console arrived on December 2019 and after many request from player community, a PlayStation 4 version has been confirmed to launch on April 2, 2020 to help you alleviate boredom during self-quarantine period.

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My Friend Pedro Comes to PS4

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MFP lets you violently unleash a deadly storm of bullet-hell upon enemy crowds on behalf of a sentient banana. It allows you to create unique action sequences using aspects like slow motion, split aiming and window breaching at times.

If jumping and running around seems not enough for you, then hop onto a motorbike or use some skateboard for more explosive action. There are many creative ways one can use to take this high octane gangbuster ride to another new level.

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Also adding to PS4 port is its free content update Code Yellow, which includes 14 unlockable game modifiers to tweak with gameplay mechanics like accessing infinite ammo, control bullet speed or changing player size to your favor.

My Friend Pedro will make its Sony console debut next week loaded with all of its content and features for a complete experience. Option to show or hide HUD, a much-requested in-game timer for speedrunners and more is added.

Sunday, December 29, 2019

The Talos Principle Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store offers a copy of The Talos Principle on PC, on eleventh day of 12 days of free games giveaway.

To sendoff 2019 with a bang, Epic Games have announced 12 days of free games earlier to offer more freebie titles for players on PC platform than they already did at Epic Games Store throughout the year alongside their annual Holiday Sale.

Joining on Epic Store today is first-person puzzle game The Talos Principle from developer Croteam and publisher Devolver Digital, which is up for grabs now with nothing but a free account for a limited time of only 24 hours.

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The Talos Principle Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Throughout entire gameplay walkthrough, you control an android character, which has consciousness of a human and attempts to solve a series of challenging puzzles using advanced technology that are set around in a dangerous territory.

Your creator, the enigmatic Elohim has allowed you to freely roam within his beautifully lush, vast land to slowly evolve and train your thought process but forbid you not to climb a sky-high tower at its center for some unknown reason.

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In most cases, these riddles are based on philosophical perspectives of life and our reason of being. You can switch to first-person or third-person view back and forth during your run and try to piece together clues that are scattered around.

Given their next image clue posted on social media for tomorrow, Epic Games Store would most probably giveaway 2014 stealth horror game Hello Neighbor and a twelve day yearend offering will eventually come to a close.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Ape Out Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is offering top-down beat 'em up title Ape Out, on fifth day of 12 days of free games.

During this holiday season, Epic Games decided to launch 12 days of free games program on their digital distribution storefront Epic Games Store alongside their first annual Holiday Sale to invite players on PC to their platform.

Today, Epic Store unveils single-player beat 'em up game Ape Out as their fifth freebie title from developer Gabe Cuzzillo and publisher Devolver Digital, which remains up for grabs by anyone with a free account for another 24 hours.

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Ape Out Free on Epic Games Store Now

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You assume the role of a captive gorilla that just got out of its cage and will be running through various mazes to get your way out. During this escape, human enemies will come at your way armed with guns only to be squashed like bugs.

Ape Out is played from a top-down perspective and adapts a simplistic design but doesn't shy away from spraying blood everywhere while listening to jazz music that blends with all the in-game violence you are going to cause.

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Majority of your enemies are killed in one-shot and you can even grab one of them to use as shield. There are four different chapters to explore in an overall engaging experience where you can simply go bananas and start a crazy rampage.

Since EGS is not revealing any of these upcoming titles from 12 days of free games lineup in advance, you can grab a copy to add to your collection of games for free in the mean time and treat yourself into some colorful chaos.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Gris Coming to PS4

Indie platform-adventure Gris will take you to an emotional journey on PS4, arriving November 26, 2019.

When indie platform-adventure game Gris came out last year for Mac, Nintendo Switch and PC, it skipped release on two major consoles. A few months back in August, the game received an iOS port launched for players on mobile.

Today, developer Nomada Studio and publisher Devolver Digital has came out announcing a PlayStation 4 version of their critically-acclaimed title, which is more than a simple port and is set to release on November 26, 2019.

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Gris Coming to PS4

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Lauded by fans for its stunning visual design and fluid animation, dev team decided to do some rework to its dreamlike world before PS4 launch. To make it the best version of Gris, they almost ran over all different aspects that made it great.

In an attempt to take advantage of PlayStation 4 Pro and its 4K display, over five thousand in-game assets are refurbished rather than just upscaling them on top of a few noticeable quality of life  improvements and an exclusive homage.

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Gris Limited Run Games PS4 Edition

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Its beautiful score has been put together without much compression for a cleaner audio output. Programmer Roger Mendoza of Nomada Studio hopes for their indie platformer to find an emotional connection with player community.

Gris will initially arrive at PlayStation Store for digital download and physical copies are available at Limited Run Games. Whether or not owners of Xbox One consoles will be able to enjoy this adventure in future is yet to confirm.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Messenger Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is offering PC version of side-scrolling platformer title The Messenger in free giveaway this week.

This week on free PC game giveaway of Epic Games, side-scrolling action platformer game The Messenger from developer Sabotage Studios and publisher Devolver Digital has made it to their digital distribution outlet Epic Games Store.

Starting off from today, the title becomes available right away for anyone and everyone with a free account on Epic Store to claim forever and you have until November 21, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT to add it to your games collection for free.

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The Messenger Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Heavily inspired by Ninja Gaiden series, The Messenger let players assume role of a young ninja who takes it upon himself to deliver a scroll to save his clan by going through a cursed world when an army of demons laid siege to his village.

Aside from banking on many classic gameplay aspects of its respective genre, it introduces new inclusions like providing player character with climbing claws, rope dart to use as grappling hook and a wingsuit to glide into places.

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Though EGS typically offers more than one title these days, gamers on PC platform is getting only getting a single game for current week. This is probably because they chose a game suitably rated for a larger group of young audience in the first place.

For their upcoming free game of next week, Epic Games Store already announced 2018 real-time tactics roguelite title Bad North Jotunn Edition by Plausible Concept and Raw Fury, which will go live from November 21, 2019.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Nuclear Throne and RUINER Free on Epic Games Store Now

This week, Epic Games Store offers PC version of Nuclear Throne and RUINER for free giveaway.

Following its launch back in December 2018, Epic Games decided to offer a free game each week on their digital distribution storefront Epic Games Store for a whole year and doubled down on that decision from July 2019.

By now, EGS have given out fans a total of 50 games to play on PC platform completely free of cost that they can keep and forever in their library. Today, two new exciting titles have joined latest race of freebie giveaway for this week.

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Nuclear Throne and RUINER Free on Epic Games Store Now

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In typical a post-apocalyptic plot, players are usually portrayed as last hope for humanity but roguelike shooter Nuclear Throne by Indie developer/publisher Vlambeer wants you to assume characteristics of a mutated monster.

Mankind has gone extinct long ago and Earth is now a wasteland populated with gruesome creatures. In order to push against numerous herds of enemies you can either pick some heavy weaponry or grow extra limbs using radiation.

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Though Cyberpunk 2077 is coming next year and has role-playing elements in first-person perspective, you can have a somewhat similar experience in a futuristic setting of RUINER, which is a top-down shooter game.

An overhead shooter title from developer Reikon Games and publisher Devolver Digital, players take role of a masked protagonist named "Puppy", who is led by rogue hacker to eliminate a man but his objective is shifted midways.

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Anyone with a free account can head over to Epic Store anytime and claim these two above-mentioned games to their collection and they have only a week-long period to do so before November 14, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT.

Epic Games Store has already announced their upcoming free game and everyone will get single player platformer title The Messenger from Devolver Digital next week that will become available on November 14, 2019.