Gaming and VR News Headlines Update on January 20, 2021

HITMAN 3 – Out Wednesday. 8% Off Pre-Purchase HITMAN 3 on PC with JAN8 Voucher at Green Man Gaming

Save 8% when you pre-purchase HITMAN 3 Standard and Deluxe Editions on PC and use the code JAN8 during checkout at Green Man Gaming. Pre-order either edition to receive the Trinity Pack DLC. End Date: 22nd January 2021.

HITMAN 3 - Out Wednesday. 8% Off Pre-Purchase HITMAN 3 on PC with JAN8 Voucher at Green Man Gaming
HITMAN 3 – Out Wednesday. 8% Off Pre-Purchase HITMAN 3 on PC with JAN8 Voucher at Green Man Gaming

Customers who pre-purchase HITMAN 3 at Green Man Gaming will receive the Trinity Pack DLC, which includes three iconic costumes representing the Assassination Trilogy. Customers will also receive the HITMAN 1 GOTY Edition Access Pass DLC for free if they pre-purchase or purchase within the first 10 days.

HITMAN 3 – Launch Trailer. Agent 47 returns as a ruthless professional in HITMAN 3 for the most important contracts of his entire career. This is the dramatic conclusion to the World of Assassination trilogy. Death awaits. HITMAN 3 launches 20 January on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Stadia, Switch, and PC.

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning is coming to Nintendo Switch on March 16th, 2021. #KingdomsOfAmalur #ReReckoning

Fallout 76 – The Long Country Road to Redemption (Review)

Small Giant Games releases a new installment of Costume Chamber Event in Empires & Puzzles from January 18 – 20, introduces 25 brand new design costumes to all the remaining three, four, and five-star classic heroes from season one. Refer to the Empires & Puzzles community forum for the full list of hero costumes. Empires & Puzzles is available to download for free on iOS and Android.

Small Giant Games releases a new installment of Costume Chamber Event in Empires & Puzzles
Small Giant Games releases a new installment of Costume Chamber Event in Empires & Puzzles

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game Complete Edition released on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia, Amazon Luna, PC (Ubisoft Connect, Epic Games Store), and Ubisoft+! #ScottPilgrim #UbisoftForward

3DClouds announce that King of Seas will launch on February 18th, 2021 for PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Request review code for King of Seas here. Pricing as follows:

  • PC – £24.99 / €24.99 / $24.99 / $39.99AUS
  • Nintendo Switch – £24.99 / €24.99 / $24.99 / $39.99AUS
  • Xbox One – £24.99 / €24.99 / $24.99 / $39.99AUS
  • PlayStation 4 – £24.99 / €24.99 / $24.99 / $39.99AUS

Daedalic Entertainment announced the launch date of The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav and The Dark Eye: Memoria for Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, PlayStation 5 and 4 on January 27th, both adventures available to preorder now.

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New Pokémon Snap arrives on April 30! Exclusively on the Nintendo Switch console. Pre-order here.

The Pokémon Company International officially launches celebrations for Pokémon’s landmark 25th anniversary. Headlined by Katy Perry partnership with Universal Music Group (UMG), celebrating 25 years of Pokémon across the franchise’s portfolio of video games, mobile apps, animation, merchandise, and more.

Payload Studios launches Games Incubator virtual program for underrepresented developers in the UK, with support from industry partners include Creative England’s Creative Enterprise, Tonic Games Group, Green Man Gaming, University of Greenwich, and Ukie. The applications close on February 24th, 2021. The program starts in March 2021 and ends in June 2021. For more details about how to sign up Tentacle Zone Incubator Application.

Tentacle Zone Incubator
Tentacle Zone Incubator

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury new trailer released. Coming February 12th, pre-order here. #SuperMario3DWorld #NintendoSwitch #BowsersFury

tinyBuild in cooperation with Merge Games confirms that Hellpoint will be released digitally for Nintendo Switch on February 25, retail for $34.99 / €34.99 / £29.99. In addition, a physical collector’s edition for Nintendo Switch is available for pre-order from Signature Edition Games. Fill in and submit this form to request a review copy of Hellpoint for any platform.

TERARIN GAMES has announced that Raging Blasters will be released on January 22, 2021, on Steam. Game features:

  • Vertical scroll shooting featuring “high-speed scrolling” and “exhilaration of destruction”.
  • There is an “arcade mode” consisting of all 8 stages and a “caravan mode” in which you compete for a 3-minute score.
  • Supports online ranking.
  • Supports local two-player cooperative play. You can also use Remote Play Together to play online with your Steam friends.

Praxis Games released Interstellar Space: Genesis, the first expansion pack Natural Law, and the game’s Soundtrack DLC, selling with a 50% discount during launch week on GOG in DRM-free form. Natural Law features 2 new races, each fully equipped with unique new capabilities that are usable by custom races. It also includes 9 new fully animated ruler options, 4 new music tracks, and 4 new leaders. The Interstellar Space: Genesis Soundtrack DLC was composed by Grant Kirkhope and Ryan McQuinn, includes 30 tracks (26 from the base-game and 4 from the Natural Law expansion) in high-quality MP3 format.

Monster Hunter Rise for Switch Gets New Commercial.

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