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By Wade Hinkle On 14 Nov, 2017 At 05:38 AM | Categorized As PlayStation | With 0 Comments

No GravatarPublisher Capcom announced the Last Chance Qualifier for Capcom Cup 2017 in early December and registration is now open.

The online entry fee is $20 and registered players will receive a free t-shirt and registration will close on November 29th. Registration on-site will be available on December 7th, with the entry fee doubled at $40. Capcom states “All on-site entrants will be in the same pool so you might want to register as soon as possible to avoid being thrown in the death pool.”

The Last Chance Qualifier winner will then immediately take the last available spot in Capcom Cup 2017. The two day event is December 8th and 9th at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel with the finals being held during the Playstation Experience(PSX) in the Anaheim Convention Center.

Capcom is encouraging spectators to attend, cheer on their favorite player, check out kiosks that will be set up with various Capcom games to demo. Capcom licensed partners in attendance with tons of merchandise for purchase, including Nsurgo, Eighty-Sixed, Split Frame, the Capcom Store. Entrance is free during the event at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel ballroom, though to watch the finals a PSX pass will be required. For those who can’t make it to California, the event will be streamed on Capcom Fighters Twitch channel .

By Wade Hinkle On 14 Nov, 2017 At 03:46 AM | Categorized As NINTENDO, PC Games, PlayStation, Uncategorized, Xbox 360/Xbox One | With 0 Comments

No GravatarHeadup Games along with German production company btf, began a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a new game, Trüberbrook.

Described as “Twin Peaks” meets “X-Files”, the atmospheric mystery adventure game takes place in 1967 cold-war Germany. Playing as young American physicist Hans Tannhauser, wins a trip, finds himself in the remote village Trüberbrook, soon realizing the fate of the world is in his hands.

Most games are done through computer animation, but btf built each of the scenes physically, crafting, painting, arranging and put in boxes in between. The models are digitized using a technique called photogrammetry and later retopologized, digitally polished and then blended with animated characters, visual effects and set extensions.

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Kickstarter backers have a variety of rewards to pick from depending on how much is given. An exclusive boxed edition, set pieces from the game, or have a portrait drawn by the character designer and become part of village’s ancestral gallery.

Trüberbrook is scheduled for release in late 2018 in English and German for Windows, Mac, Linux, all through Steam, along with Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, and the Xbox One.

The Trüberbrook Kickstarter campaign went live today and will end on December 14th.

By Wade Hinkle On 13 Nov, 2017 At 11:04 PM | Categorized As Xbox 360/Xbox One | With 0 Comments

No GravatarTurner, a Time Warner company has now made the Emmy© award winning Cartoon Network App available on the Xbox One today, fans are now able to watch their favorite shows on the Microsoft console.

The app hosts a range of Cartoon Network’s best original programming such as full length episodes of Adventure Time, Ben 10, O.K. KO!, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, The Amazing World of Gumball, We Bare Bears, and much more. Fans can also watch premieres, labeled “See It First” before being released on T.V. Customized video mixes, clips and much more content is also available through the app.

The Cartoon Network App is available downloaded today, most of the content is free after logging in to their TV/Cable service provider. There is also a limited amount of content available without having to login.

While fans are away from home or the Xbox One, the Cartoon Network App with over 20 million downloads, is free through Android devices via Google Play, along with the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV through the Apple App Store.

By Wade Hinkle On 25 Oct, 2017 At 02:28 PM | Categorized As News, News, PlayStation, Xbox 360/Xbox One | With 0 Comments

No GravatarWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment(WBIE) and Psyonix released a statement today, announcing a Worldwide Retail Distribution Agreement they have entered into for the critically acclaimed video game Rocket League.

Rocket League from the beginning has always been sold in a digital form, and still sold over a million units within the first three weeks.The announcement will be the second time the game has been released in a physical version as Rocket League Collector’s Edition was released in the Summer of 2016.

The latest physical unit of Rocket League will be an updated version, developed for the Xbox One and Playstation 4 only. Very little details were unveiled with WBIE stating  more details of the game would be “confirmed at a later time.”

“Rocket League has such wide appeal across all audiences, it’s no wonder the game is such a huge success,” said Kevin Kebodeaux, Senior Vice President, Sales, Americas, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment. “We’re very excited to be working with Psyonix to bring the game to retailers across the globe.”

“Warner Bros. has already proven to be a great partner,” said Jeremy Dunham, Vice President, Publishing at Psyonix. “We first collaborated on Batman v Superman DLC for Rocket League in early 2016 and we have continued to be impressed with the team’s knowledge, professionalism, reach and enthusiasm for video games. They are the ideal partner to help us push Rocket League to another level at retail.”

Rocket League has been released on the Mac, PC, Playstation 4, SteamOS, Xbox One, and was recently announced a version for the Nintendo Switch is currently underdevelopment.

By Wade Hinkle On 25 Oct, 2017 At 11:17 AM | Categorized As News, Xbox 360/Xbox One | With 0 Comments

No GravatarBrisbane, Australia based indie development studio Witch Beam will be bringing their arcade-style twin-stick shooter Assault Android Cactus to the Xbox One console November 7, 2017.

Assault Android Cactus scraps the traditional life system and in place is a continuous draining battery. Players will take either Junior Constable Cactus or one of her friends who are equipped with their own primary weapon that never runs out of ammo, along with a secondary weapon with a cooldown timer. Going across the twenty-five levels struggling to regain control of the Genki Star space freighters from the robot workers and five bosses finishing the level before the timer runs out.

The spirit of our game comes from a love of the arcade culture we grew up with, says Santana Mishra, director, Witch Beam. I’m excited Xbox One owners will get to experience Cactus’s non-stop action, and in glorious 4K HD on the Xbox One X.


Assault Android Cactus has already been released for the Playstation 4, Windows, Mac, and Linux. The game will be available as a free thirty minute trial, before purchasing. The Xbox One version will be available in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Japanese for $14.99.

By Wade Hinkle On 25 Oct, 2017 At 09:05 AM | Categorized As News, News, PlayStation, Xbox 360/Xbox One | With 0 Comments

No GravatarTHQ Nordic is bringing back a character we have not seen in a while, announcing de Blob will be making his first appearance on the Playstation 4 and Xbox One in November 2017.

Since the last time we saw de Blob in 2008, the I.N.K.T Corporation declares color is a crime and turns Chroma City into a world of black and white. Players in single player mode take the role of de Blob and try to defeat the corporation while trying to paint the city colorful again.

In multiplayer, players compete to control Chroma City in a 4-way split screen in eight different modes.

Developed by Blitworks, de Blob will arrive on the Playstation 4 and Xbox One November 14th, 2007

By Wade Hinkle On 25 Oct, 2017 At 07:41 AM | Categorized As News, News, PC Games, PlayStation, Xbox 360/Xbox One | With 0 Comments

No GravatarLate yesterday evening, Konami sent out a tweet producing a link unveiling the release date for Metal Gear Survive. The survival action title, will be available in North America on February 20, 2018 while Europe will have to wait a couple more days, February 22, 2018.

Metal Gear Survive takes place shortly after Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes. Players are pulled into an alternate world with

hostile environments and biological threats by wormholes. While battling everything around them, they must still make time to explore and forage to service.

The game will have both a single player campaign and a co-op up to four players. While the single player will focus on character progresson and resource management, in the co-op as players work and fighting as a team will result in being rewarded with loot which will aid back in the single player mood.

Pre-ordering the physical or digital version of Metal Gear Survive will receive a Survival Bonus Pack. The pack consists of:

  • Four gold-plated weapons: bat, sledgehammer, survival machete and survival spear.
  • Four metallic survival scarves: Green, Blue, Pink and Silver
  • Two Gestures: Thumbs Up and Happy
  • Mother Base Nameplate
  • Boxman [The Orange] accessory
  • Kabuki face paint

Metal Gear Survive is in development for the Playstation 4, Xbox One and the PC.

By Wade Hinkle On 25 Oct, 2017 At 12:25 AM | Categorized As News, Xbox 360/Xbox One | With 0 Comments

No GravatarWhile shopping online today for the family, led into finding a Xbox One controller and HD external

Razer Wildcat Gaming Controller

Razer Wildcat Gaming Controller

hard drive with large price cuts from online retailers.

The first peripheral hosted by Razer through Groupon of their Wildcat Gaming Controller. The controller is touted by the manufacturer as being developed from suggestions by eSports athletes. The gamer can create their own dedicated-button layout while also including four addition multi-function button. These extra buttons can help make changing in-game settings such as volume easier, or can help with better control over onscreen characters during those important points in the game.

The specification of the controller is listed below:

  • Compatible with the Xbox One and PC.
  • 2 shoulder Hyperesponse Multi-Function Bumpers
  • 2 removable Hyperesponse Multi-Function Triggers
  • 4 Hyperesponse ABXY action buttons
  • 4 button Quick Control Panel
  • Optional trigger stops for rapid-fire
  • Zero slow-turn analog joysticks
  • 3.5 mm audio port for stereo audio output and microphone input
  • Optional rubber palm grips
  • Quick-release cable feature
  • Carrying case
  • Detachable 3 m / 10 ft lightweight braided fiber cable with Micro-USB connector
  • Approximate size : 106 mm / 4.17” (Length) x 156 mm / 6.14” (Width) x 66 mm / 2.60” (Height)
  • Approximate weight (without cable) : 260 g / 0.57 lbs

The Razer Wildcat Gaming Controller is regularly priced at $149.99, the purchase through Groupon will cost $91.99, a thirty-nine percent discount.

Amazon.com has slashed the price of Seagate’s 4TB Game Drive Green Standard Edition. The plug-and-play external hard drive takes only seconds to setup and the 4TB can hold over 100 games. The size of the device and no power cable needed can slip in a pocket or backpack and makes it great for taking it anywhere.

The list price of the Seagate 4TB Game Drive Green Standard Edition‘s on Amazon is $149.99 and the sale price is now $114.00 This is a saving of twenty-four percentage and will put $35.99 back in the wallet.

Groupon’s offering of the Razer Wildcat Controller has a limited time, though could not find a place that states the time left. The Seagate 4TB Game Drive Green Standard Edition on Amazon does not show a timeframe either, the original list price is still showing, so assume the price will go back up.

By Wade Hinkle On 24 Oct, 2017 At 11:05 AM | Categorized As News, News, PC Games, PlayStation, Xbox 360/Xbox One | With 0 Comments

No GravatarPolish video game developer and publisher Tate Multimedia has released a trailer announcing a new game, Steel Rats scheduled to be released in 2018.

Steel Rats is a 2.5D arcade motorcycle action game in a world reminiscent of the Road Warrior/Mad Max landscape.

Players will choose a character that is part of a punk biker gang, the Steel Rats who find themselves defending the streets of Coastal City against an army of junkbots, that they once ruled. While unlocking new abilities and customizing bikes to help defeat them throughout areas of the city.

Steel Rats is set in an atmospheric, stylised, retro future version of 40’s and 50’s Americana” says Jacek Gburczyk, Tate Multimedia art director. “We’ve taken everything we love from America in that time period and mixed it up with our favourite parts of diesel punk and steam punk influences to create something that has a wholly original feel and character”.

Wojtek Bili?ski, head of studio at Tate Multimedia says “In terms of gameplay, we want to have something for speedrunners, racers, brawlers, stunt drivers and all those who want to pull off insane and stylish fight moves from the back of a turbo powered motorbike. We hope that everyone will enjoy playing Steel Rats in one of these ways and discover the many styles of gameplay we aim to deliver”.

Check out the CGI trailer below, created by Deep Blue Studio and featuring Japanese rock trio ‘The 5.6.7.8’s’ track “Hoovering”. Further down you can check out concept art and screenshots that were also released.

Tate Multimedia is developing Steel Rats for the PC, Playstation 4, and Xbox One and does not have a definitive release date yet, the studio announcing it will be sometime in 2018.

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By Wade Hinkle On 11 Oct, 2017 At 05:16 AM | Categorized As News, News, NINTENDO, PlayStation, Xbox 360/Xbox One | With 0 Comments
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This coming Thursday, October 13th, will be the first anniversary of the Playstation Virtual Reality(PSVR), also known as the Playstation VR was released. In celebration, Zen Studios is hosting a sale with deep discounts for the US and European regions.

Almost all the titles that are on sale are for the PSVR, though those whom may still not have the headset, don’t stop reading quite yet as there is one game you might be interested in. The studio has discounted Infinite Minigolf by 30% off for the Steam, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One versions. For all the Playstation deals check out the table below:

Game Title US Region EU Region
Infinite Minigolf 15% PSN / 30% PSN+ 25% PSN / 30% PSN+
Pinball FX2 VR 35% PSN / 50% PSN+ 15% PSN / 50% PSN+
Pinball FX2 VR: The Walking Dead 35% PSN / 50% PSN+ 15% PSN / 50% PSN+
Pinball FXR VR: Season 1 35% PSN / 50% PS+ 15% PSN / 50% PSN+
CastleStorm PSVR 30% PSN / 50% PS+
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The deep discounted prices are great, though don’t take too long to partake, as the sale ends next week Tuesday, October 17th, 2017.