Headline on 09 October 2019
Sony revealed more details about PlayStation 5 (PS5) and confirmed schedule to release in 2020 year-end sales season, key info as below:
- Equipped with SSD.
- With adaptive triggers that can offer varying levels of resistance to make shooting a bow and arrow feel like the real thing.
- Improved haptics feedback to replace rumble in the controller.
- Charged with USB Type-C.
- Reads physical media via 4K Blu-ray drive, improvement to an actual 4K player.
- Games will be released on 100GB discs.
- Players will have more granular control of which parts of a game they install or uninstall.
Headline on 08 October 2019
Zojoi announced that Argonus and the Gods of Stone is available on PC via Steam and Humble Stores, costs $19.99 | £15.49 | €16.79, the Argonautica package is $9.99 | £7.19 | €8.19 and the Olympus Edition is available at 10% off.
Player Omega and Super League Gaming announced partnership to help foster ongoing growth of eSports communities in local markets by providing esports players, fans and local organizers with monthly events in each market where Player Omega debuts in 2020. Super League Gaming also will be participating in Player Omega’s inaugural event on November 9-10 at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.
Conan Exiles – Debaucheries Of Derketo DLC Pack free update is now available on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, with wide variety of new building pieces, outfits, emotes and access to brand-new Wine Cellar dungeon, where you will find the new Khari Warrior and Khari Priest armor sets.
Modus Games and Frozenbyte released a launch trailer to celebrate the arrival of Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince, now available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam, with both on its own and within the series-spanning Trine: Ultimate Collection, which also includes Trine Enhanced Edition, Trine 2: Complete Story, and Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power.
Great timing @tha_rami^^ After 6 years my #Metroidvania #Outbuddies will release Oct 15! Featuring a playable Buddy unit, hardcore difficulty & 15+ hours of gameplay in a Lovecraftian sunken fortress. Steam: https://t.co/j0rPSPiu2a. I’ve keys for #YouTuber #streamers & reviewers! pic.twitter.com/Fbt5RztFVW
— Julian Laufer (@IndieJGames) October 8, 2019
Team17 and Playtonic Games have launched Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair on Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, Steam and GOG. Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair follows the duo as they once again unite to overcome the dastardly Capital B, who has captured Queen Phoebee’s Royal Beettalion and built a seemingly impervious fortress, ‘The Impossible Lair’!
Headline on 07 October 2019
Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2 releasing to PC on November 5, with its graphical enhancements and extra content. Exclusive bonuses include Outlaw Survival Kit, War Horse, treasure map, and 50 gold bars cash bonus for Story Mode for those willing to pre-order it through Rockstar’s game launcher start at 11am ET on October 9.
Calex Légal filed class-action lawsuit against Epic Games on behalf of the parents of two children, claims that playing Fortnite causes the brain to release dopamine in the same way as taking drugs and Epic Games knew Fortnite was dangerously addictive but failed to warn players of the risks.
Headline on 04 October 2019
SOEDESCO announced collaborate with Kokku to continue update on Truck Driver before released on PlayStation4 and Xbox One. Main focus of SOEDESCO and Kokku is fixing the remaining issues, after which they will work on much requested feedback collected from Truck Driver community such as map expansion, traffic, more trucks, better AI and more.
Daedalic Entertainment announced that the new team RTS A Year Of Rain will launch into Steam Early Access on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, worldwide. The team RTS A Year Of Rain combines classic real-time strategy elements with a strong focus on hero units. Both the co-op campaigns and online and offline modes are being designed with a team of two in mind. The classic 2v2 skirmish mode is being developed for competitive matches from the very start. Meanwhile, “Against all Odds“ is an innovation in the genre where two lone heroes face two entire armies, who have full command over units and structures.
There’s still time to join A Year Of Rain’s ongoing closed beta.
Shiro Games released Northgard on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, one week after the successful launch on Nintendo Switch. Northgard on console features all the content found in the Steam base version including the major Ragnarok and Relics updates.
Eastasiasoft announced that Family Tree will be released on 10th October 2019 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch priced at US$7.99 / EUR7.99 / £6.99 / 800 JPY. Pre-orders will open on October 3rd with a 20% launch discount available through to October 23rd.
Kalank launched the first episode of augmented reality narrative adventure game, TokoToko on iOS, for $2.99 / £2.99 / €3.49. The next two TokoToko episodes will be released as FREE updates to players who have purchased the first episode.
TokoToko combines the power of AR and imagination, with players drawing items in the real world on paper then seeing them spring to life on screen. Transporting players to an island, they must solve puzzles using their drawings to help the heartwarming TokoToko creatures on their journey.
Free Super Mario Maker 2 Update version 1.1.0 adds the ability to play directly (co-op and versus) with friends in online multiplayer modes on Nintendo Switch, you will be able to select the difficulty in Course World and choose which courses to play from your list of locally saved courses in Coursebot. Free software update also adds a list of Official Makers in the Leaderboards section.
Streamline Games releases 2 new video of Bake ‘n Switch, coming to Steam Early Access in early 2020. Featuring level after level of dough flinging pandemonium, Bake ‘n Switch invites you to get baked early next year!
Toplitz Productions announced a planned November 21, 2019 Steam Early Access launch date for Lumberjack’s Dynasty, give players unique and challenging story quests to complete as they restore their inherited family farmhouse to its former glory, and build a timber empire their in-game family will be proud to carry on with.
Star Vault’s MMORPG Mortal Online gets Developer Update – Haven Release Patch 1.88.00.00 with completely revamped starting experience on October 7th. Haven is a large island with several different biomes that is completely separate from Myrland and Sarducca. Players that create their first character are forced to go through Haven before they can enter Myrland.
Bad North: Jotunn Edition is landing on Mobile on the 15th of October. Pre-order / pre-register now:
— Bad North – Coming to Mobile October 15th (@BadNorthGame) October 3, 2019
Headline on 02 October 2019
Team17 has today announced new partnership agreement with Heliocentric Studios for its upcoming multiplayer (up-to-four-player) action-RPG role-playing game, Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos, scheduled for a 2020 launch on Steam, blends roguelike gameplay with procedural dungeons and an expansive fantasy overworld.
In addition to battling enemies across the major dungeons, Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos also features skill tree customisation for characters, while village building gameplay mechanics provide townspeople with more services and houses to improve their lives.
Team17 has confirmed partnership with Aggro Crab Games, which will see the studio’s upcoming title, Going Under, released under Team17’s award-winning games label, scheduled for a 2020 release on PC and console platforms.
Going Under is a fast-paced, satirical, dungeon crawler set among the ruins of failed and poorly conceived tech startups. Following the adventures of Jackie, an intern at carbonated drinks startup Fizzle, players will venture into the dystopian and chaotic depths of the dungeons below the bright and bubbly campus building, utilising the junk found from fallen companies to battle a variety of monsters and epic bosses.
Daedalic Entertainment and Unfrozen are releasing the first major content update to support Iratus: Lord of the Dead. The dark fantasy roguelike RPG remained a top seller on Steam for days after its early access launch, shattering Daedalic’s own records, and will be discounted by 25% on Steam for 48 hours to celebrate the update. Iratus: Lord of the Dead will be continuously updated and expanded throughout early access with new content, mode minions, enemies, artifacts, features and improvements.
PhasePixel Releases Twin Stick Shooter Called “Resistance is Fruitile” on Steam and Itchio. As a wedding ceremony inside of an ancient castle comes to a close, a legion of fruit monsters materializes and steals the pure, delicious chocolate wedding cake! Resistance is Fruitile is a challenging twin stick shooter jam-packed with sinister fruit monsters and plenty of firepower to take them on!
Neowiz Games anime series ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime’ collaborate with Brown Dust, introduces five new Mercenaries and their Companions to the game, all featuring the likenesses of some of the anime’s most popular characters! What’s more, a special in-game event, happening Oct. 2nd through Oct. 16th, will grant players additional login rewards, and a That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime-themed dungeon will be available.
Klappanome’s Sunset Road is now available in 8 languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, German, Brazilian Portuguese and Turkish, and you can get a new car by downloading the other game on iPhone / iPad.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive released the HITMAN 2 October Roadmap featuring a variety of free content updates, providing new ways to continue the experience as Agent 47.
PQube announce releasing Arc System Works‘ BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle 2.0 Expansion Pack in Europe on November 22nd for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC, introduces two new franchises, a total of nine new characters, a new scenario, exciting changes for the consisting roster and more!
Focus in Everspace 2 will be on open-world gameplay combined with classic RPG elements and extended storytelling. The title is currently in the prototype stage and a playable demo version has already been presented at gamescom 2019, PAX West, Tokyo Game Show, and TwitchCon. Kickstarter backers will get access to the demo on Steam this year after a successful campaign.