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Little Devil Inside Devs Will Change Racist Character Design

Neostream Interactive apologizes for unintended character design in Little Devil Inside that angered fans. In recent stream for PlayStation 5 Reveal Event , developer Neostream Interactive showcased their upcoming action-adventure role-playing game Little Devil Inside , which will launch on PC , PlayStation 4 and a timed exclusive for PS5 console. Shortly after reveal, Neostream started getting backlash on social media over an enemy design that many claimed to be racist and developers quickly came up with a response, promising to change the design in question before final release. Little Devil Inside Devs Will Change Racist Character Design RELATED: Star Wars: Squadrons Announced One of the trailers for next-generation games showcased in PS5 digital event that caught everyone's attention for its strangely unique aesthetic was a crowdfunded Kickstarter project titled Little Devil Inside from an indie studio. Many took Twitter to voice opinion over an enemy des

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'

Shenmue 3 Offers Limited Time Only Refunds

Kickstarter backers of Shenmue III have only two weeks for refund requests or to change their preferred version. Even after having a very successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, action-adventure game Shenmue III from developer Ys Net and publisher Deep Silver took its sweet time in development phase and had a number of painful delays. When it becomes an Epic Games Store -exclusive, upset fans were asking for a refund that was initially denied. Epic Games offered to pay angry backers on their behalf but now it is revealed that requests will be accepted for only two-weeks. Shenmue 3 Offers Limited Time Only Refunds RELATED: Shenmue 3 Delayed to November 2019 In a latest update on Kickstarter page, Ys Net announced to do an e-mail survey on backers in mid-September that offers a refund request for anyone who originally pledged for PC platform and don't want to have Epic Store version. Typically, these surveys go out to donors shortly before releasing fin

Shenmue 3 Backers Won't Get Pre-Order Content

Kickstarter backers will not receive Shenmue III pre-order content for free upon launch but sure can pay for it. If debacles created around upcoming anticipated action-adventure game Shenmue III was not enough by now, we have more disappointing news at hand for backers who funded creator Yu Suzuki on Kickstarter to make this project successful. Going Epic Games Store -exclusive was bad enough for many fans on PC but in a latest crowdfunding update, developer Ys Net also states that backer are not receiving pre-order content included in Deluxe Edition, unless they pay for it. Shenmue 3 Backers Won't Get Pre-Order Content RELATED: Shenmue 3 Delayed to November 2019 Apart from going timed exclusive at Epic Store , it was announced at E3 2019 that developers are now working on post-launch content and they are likely to be added as pre-order bonuses or be included in Deluxe Edition and Season Pass . Even though people who funds projects on Kickstarter receive some

Shenmue 3 Backers Getting Refund from Epic Store

Backers of Shenmue III are now getting refund for Steam version by none other than, Epic Games Store. Long after going through Kickstarter to crowdfund then stuck in development for years than promised, long-awaited action-adventure game Shenmue III is finally set to arrive on November 19, 2019 for PC and PlayStation 4 platforms. A new gameplay trailer at PC Gaming Show 2019 revealed PC version of the game is now an Epic Games Store -exclusive and backers are denied a refund for this change, causing backlash but Epic Games has come to their rescue now. Shenmue 3 Backers Getting Refund from Epic Store RELATED: Shenmue 3 Epic Store Exclusivity Creates Kickstarter Controversy If moving over to Epic Store for PC version was not frustrating enough for majority of backers, developer Ys Net and publisher Deep Silver managed to infuriate them by not allowing a refund though their initial response on their official Kickstarter page. Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki came und

Shenmue 3 Won't Cover Ryo's Complete Story

Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki says, Shenmue III will only get us through 40% of Ryo's complete story. After a series of delays after delays in past four years of development, anticipated upcoming action-adventure game Shenmue III is finally scheduled to see worldwide release on November 19, 2019 for PC and PlayStation 4 platforms. However, players are not going to see complete story of young martial art prodigy Ryo Hazuki even when it finally gets there. According to series creator Yu Suzuki, we will not even be reaching halfway though his entire saga. Shenmue 3 Won't Cover Ryo's Complete Story RELATED: Shenmue 3 Epic Store Exclusivity Creates Kickstarter Controversy In a recent interview after PC Gaming Show 2019, Suzuki stated by putting a water bottle on table pointing to middle of its length and said "40 percent" via translator, when he was asked whether third installation is a conclusion. Though they had some bumps to work out along the road,

Shenmue 3 Epic Store Exclusivity Creates Kickstarter Controversy

After Shenmue III has been announced as Epic Games Store exclusive for PC, backers are now even denied refunds on Kickstarter. At E3 2019 event, renowned Sega developer and Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki took stage during PC Gaming Show 2019 to showoff brand-new gameplay trailer for Shenmue III and reveal that PC version will be an Epic Games Store -exclusive. Now whether or not they decided to make it a timed exclusive is not clear yet but many backers are very upset over this decision of shifting platform since it was originally planned for a Steam release and are already asking for a refund. Shenmue 3 Epic Store Exclusivity Creates Kickstarter Controversy RELATED: Shenmue 3 Delayed to November 2019 Right after their announcement at E3 , development team has updated their Kickstarter page with new information to declare Epic Store exclusivity. What they explained as reason for their recent decision of changing outlet is given below. We are happy to announce that S

Shenmue 3 Delayed to November 2019

Pushed over from August 2019, Shenmue III has been delayed once again for a November launch date. Teenage martial art prodigy Ryo Hazuki was about to make his anticipated return in upcoming action-adventure game Shenmue III that was scheduled to release on August 27 this year but his arrival has been delayed now to November 19. Though it is almost finished, creator Yu Suzuki and publisher Deep Silver have agreed to the point that the game needs some more polishing for truly being finished and revealed in public via its Kickstarter announcement. Shenmue 3 Delayed to November 2019 RELATED: Rainbow Six Siege Coming to Next-Gen PlayStation and Xbox Announced back at E3 2015 , a third installment of classic series Shenmue entered into crowdfunding with an original goal of $2 million, which became fastest campaign for that amount by reaching their goal within just seven hours. Aside from large sum of money collected from general mass, investors like Sony has also contr

Bloodborne Board Game Fully Funded

Tabletop board game based on PS4-exclusive action RPG game Bloodborne gets fully funded in Kickstarter. Inspired by action role-playing PlayStation 4 -exclusive game Bloodborne from developer From Software , a miniature tabletop board game was announced earlier to come to popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter on April 23. Surprisingly, no sooner had it opened its gate for taking pledges from backers, Bloodborne: The Board Game  project reached campaign goal of $200,000 in about exact 17 minutes with 21 more days to go and is expected to ship worldwide by May 2020. Bloodborne Board Game Fully Funded RELATED: Hollow Knight: Silksong Revealed Renowned board game publisher CMON has tasked game designer Eric M. Lang and Michael Shinall to devise a tabletop adventure that would recreate a miniature version of Yharnam with dark atmosphere similar to the game. Players would assume role of Hunters to explore the gothic city affected by a plague of blood-borne disease to s

Hollow Knight: Silksong Revealed

Following the success of Hollow Knight, indie studio Team Cherry has recently revealed a sequel titled Silksong. Originally started its journey as a Kickstarter campaign in 2014 for classic 2D adventure, Hollow Knight has turned out to be a universally acclaimed Metroidvania video game from Australian developer/publisher studio Team Cherry . Following release, the title received several major content update for free and while they were working on another of their post-launch expansions, it eventually outgrew from its original scope and turned out to be a potential sequel titled Hollow Knight: Silksong . Hollow Knight: Silksong Revealed RELATED: Hollow Knight Coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Team Cherry has officially revealed Silksong via a brand-new trailer that offer a brief glimpse into what players are getting into. RELATED: Days Gone Story Preview Previously appearing on HK as a lethal hunter and a self-proclaimed protector of Hallownest, Hornet cam

Assassin’s Creed Board Game Comes to Kickstarter

A brand-new Assassin’s Creed board game is announced to head for a Kickstarter campaign in November. After making more than ten games, producing comic-books and a big-budget live-action film, Assassin’s Creed action-adventure video game series from developer/publisher Ubisoft can surely be considered as a high-profile franchise. The most recent installment of the series, Assassin's Creed Odyssey is about to release within a month on October 5 for PC , PlayStation 4 and Xbox One . Meanwhile, news of a brand-new Assassin’s Creed board game is about to launch a Kickstarter campaign in November. Assassin’s Creed Board Game Comes to Kickstarter RELATED: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Season Pass Details Independent board game publishing studio Triton Noir has just announced that they will be starting Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund on November for their upcoming project, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood of Venice . The company made a reputation for themselves for maki

Horizon Zero Dawn Board Game Fully Funded

Steamforged Games never thought Kickstarter campaign for PS4-exclusive title Horizon Zero Dawn will be funded in hours. We already know that a tabletop version of PlayStation 4 -exclusive title Horizon Zero Dawn is in the works. The latest update at hand is that, the Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund the project by Steamforged Games gets fully funded yesterday within a short time span of two hours for a 21-day campaign. After being initially announced last month, dedicated fan base of this board game started financially backing up this project. Now, they will probably plan for some more stretch goals. Horizon Zero Dawn Board Game Fully Funded RELATED: Horizon Zero Dawn Board Game Announced Steamforged has a successful history in crowdfunding, notably for raising a $5.4 million pledge for Dark Souls: The Board Game and another $1.04 million to make Resident Evil 2: The Board Game . The fact that they are directly associated with developers Guerrilla Games and publi

Horizon Zero Dawn Board Game Announced

Steamforged Games is working on an exciting Horizon Zero Dawn board game with Sony Interactive and Guerrilla Games. After receiving praise from critics for PlayStation 4 -exclusive title Horizon Zero Dawn , Sony Interactive Entertainment and Guerrilla Games also enjoyed this action role-playing game being one of the best-selling games on the platform in 2017. It leads Steamforged Games to go for a Kickstarter campaign to launch a tabletop version of the game. If they are triumphant in this operation to fund their board game developing project, fans will have the chance to explore HZD in a unique way. Horizon Zero Dawn Board Game Announced RELATED: Limited Edition Spider-Man PS4 Pro Bundle Revealed Already worked with board games that are based on fan-favorite video games like Dark Souls and Resident Evil 2 , Steamforged Games is most probably going for another of their successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter . Picking HZD for the project was for an incre

Hellboy: The Board Game Earns $1M on Kickstarter

Hellboy: The Board Game campaign  from Mantic Games  has already raises $1M in just two days on Kickstarter. Comic-book writer/artist Mike Mignola has created his fictional superhero Hellboy in 1993 which became a very popular character from Dark Horse Comics . Two live-action movies based on the comics were out in 2004 and 2008 that starred actor Ron Perlman in titular role. Two straight-to-DVD animated films came out followed by two video games; Hellboy: Asylum Seeker and Hellboy: The Science of Evil . A tabletop miniatures game, Hellboy: The Board Game is on its way, which is dominating Kickstarter . Hellboy: The Board Game Earns $1M on Kickstarter RELATED: Street Fighter Board Game is Kickstarter Exclusive The new tabletop board game featuring Hellboy is from Mantic Games , who has a history of developing other similarly successful projects like Dreadball , Mars Attacks: The Miniatures Game and The Walking Dead: All Out War Miniatures Game. Recently, comic-book

Street Fighter Board Game is Kickstarter Exclusive

Video game enthusiasts who wander around YouTube often have heard the name of "Angry Joe", who makes videos on games and movies with his own opinion and he is pretty famous. What you may not know that this guy is also responsible for a brand-new board game Street Fighter: The Miniatures Game on Kickstarter right now. Joe is the creator and co-designer of this project which he showcased earlier on his channel. Street Fighter Board Game is Kickstarter Exclusive RELATED: Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Release Date This ambitious project was launched on Kickstarter with a $400,000 funding goal and already surpassed the initial goal. Officially the board game is licensed by Capcom and it's almost near completion with miniature samples available for display. So basically, if you take part by pledging a certain amount of money, you are just pre-ordering the game. Even if you are a Street Fighter fan, we would recommend you read the rulebook manual fir

Regalia: Royal Edition Release Date Announced

A Kickstarter funded project by developer Pixelated Milk , Regalia is a JRPG video game which mainly took inspiration from the Final Fantasy days of the creators or the modern day classic Persona series. Even though the game is from a European studio, it is loosely based on JRPG theme while they also mixed up the storytelling adventure in it at the same time. Regalia in its core is a tactical RPG that has a great plot to follow you up on your journey. Regalia: Royal Edition Release Date Announced The game is about a young man named Kay who is out to restore his kingdom of Ascalia, interacting with other in-game characters who will come across as he advances in his quest. As he journeys to get back his throne again, Kay will lead us to some of the most cherished JRPG moments in recent times. The combats you will get into will be well rewarding if you are tactical enough because that is the main objective of the game. At times, you can tone down the difficulty level

Battle Chasers: Nightwar Released

Comic-book fans of Marvel Comics might have heard the name of the famous artist Joe Madureira ( Astonishing X-Men , Ultimates 3 ), who rose to fame with his manga-styled drawing and left huge impact on the Uncanny X-Men series. He happens to be the creative brain behind the action role-playing hack and slash video game Darksiders . There was a time when he created a creator owned mini-series for Image Comics called Battle Chasers which did not receive an ending until now. Battle Chasers: Nightwar Released Madureira  formed  Airship Syndicate  in 2015 and started working on the game  Battle Chasers: Nightwar , which is solely based on his own comic. Finally, we are getting some closure if not an ending at all. Always inspired by the sheer awesomeness of Japanese manga and anime,  Joe  wanted to bring back his creation to life and  Nightwar  is the completion of that dream. Games like Final Fantasy , Lunar  and Suikoden always fascinated him and the impact truly shows on h