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Spinch – Review

Spinch is a vibrant, wacky, and challenging platformer that brings a fresh perspective to the genre through its presentation and gameplay elements. Underneath its rainbow facade hides a competent and satisfying experience that doesn’t overstay its welcome. That said, the latter half of the game will absolutely test your aptitude for running and jumping, so don’t let that cute exterior fool you. Across six different worlds, titular protagonist Spinch must rescue its 12 children who are stranded in four different levels. Retrieving them is somewhat optional; you can find up to three in each level, and the more you have at the end of the world, the better prepared you will be to take on the fifth stage boss fight. There are also bonus stages you can unlock that give you the opportunity to ear...

WWE 2K BATTLEGROUNDS Is Available Today in Asia

It’s time for players of all skill levels to lace up their boots and step into the ring: WWE 2K Battlegrounds is here! Developed by Saber Interactive and available now for the PlayStation 4 system, the Xbox One family of devices, including the Xbox One X and Windows PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch system and Stadia for $39.99, WWE 2K Battlegrounds brings fast-paced action and an assortment of power-ups, special moves, unconventional melee items and interactive environments to take the brawl to the next level. Players can take on the challenges alone or compete with friends and family on the couch or online in cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes. “We’re excited to add WWE 2K Battlegrounds to 2K’s growing portfolio of WWE and licensed sports properties, and to offer yet another way f...

Mafia: Definitive Edition’s Full Licensed Soundtrack Revealed

Today, 2K and Hangar 13 released details of Mafia: Definitive Edition’s full licensed soundtrack, which includes 35 songs from jazz greats like Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Django Reinhardt, Lionel Hampton, and more. Ranging from lilting, mournful melodies to up-tempo, airy rhythms, the game’s classic tracks will transport players to the unique time and place of Lost Heaven, a prohibition-era Midwestern city riddled with crime and corruption. Please click here for a look at the full track list. Later this week, 2K and Hangar 13 plan to share the third of four planned videos highlighting various aspects of Mafia: Definitive Edition. The first video, “Welcome to the City of Lost Heaven,” gave players a sneak peek at the game’s rebuilt setting. The second, “Life of a Gangster,” looked at the...

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

Ubisoft has announced Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (Epic Games Store, Ubisoft Store, Uplay). It will launch on January 21, 2021. Users who pre-order the game will receive the downloadable content set “Back to the Origins,” which includes the following: The Original Prince outfit from the Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time The Prince’s Original Weapons set A Classic Filter that changes the look and feel of the game on the screen Here is an overview of the game, via Ubisoft: About Embark on a journey as the Prince to prevent the powerful Sands of Time from falling into the hands of the treacherous Vizier. Master the Sands of Time and use your dagger to control time itself. Fight cursed enemies and solve puzzles along the way. Key Features A ...

Ubisoft announces massively multiplayer outdoor sports game Riders Republic for PS5, Xbox Series, PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Stadia

Publisher Ubisoft and developer Ubisoft Annecy have announced Riders Republic, a massively multiplayer outdoor sports game for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC (Epic Games Store, Ubisoft Store, Uplay), and Stadia. It will launch on February 25, 2021. Users who purchase Riders Republic on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One will be able to upgrade to the PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series version at no additional cost. In addition to the standard edition, a Gold Edition and Ultimate Edition will also be available: Gold Edition includes the base game and the Year 1 Pass, including exotic kits that allow players to modify gameplay in the form of gear upgrades throughout the year, the BMX Sport add-on as well as exclusive content added after launch. Ultimate Edition includes the Year 1 ...

Rainbow Six Siege coming to PS5, Xbox Series in 2020

Ubisoft will release Rainbow Six Siege for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series platforms in 2020, the publisher announced. It will run in 4K resolution at 120 frames per second with render scaling. The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series versions will launch at the same price as the current-generation versions, and all current-generation owners will receive the next-generation version on the same console family at no additional cost, as well as keep their progression and in-game content. Users on next-generation devices will be able to play across generations with users on current-generation devices of the same family. Ubisoft also announced that “Operation Shadow Legacy,” the third season of Rainbow Six Siege Year 5, is now available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam, the Epic Games Store...

Watch Dogs: Legion reveals Stormzy collaboration, playable Aiden Pearce as post-launch DLC

Publisher Ubisoft and developer Ubisoft Montreal have announced a collaboration with British musician Stormzy on Watch Dogs: Legion, as well as announced that Watch Dogs protagonist Aiden Pearce will be playable as part of the game’s post-launch plans. Here are the details, via Ubisoft: Stormzy Collaboration Players will get to play a unique mission to help inspiring British musician, Stormzy. In the mission Fall on My Enemies, Stormzy will task players to help him secure the broadcast for his ‘Heavy Is The Head’ album track, ‘Rainfall’ (feat. Tiana Major9) in Central London. Premiered today on Ubisoft Forward and set to release on October 1st, the official music video for Rainfall has been fully created using the Watch Dogs: Legion engine. Aiden Pearce and Post-Launch As part of the Watch...

Immortals: Fenyx Rising launches December 3

Immortals: Fenyx Rising will launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC via the Epic Games Store, Ubisoft Store, and Uplay, and Stadia on December 3, publisher Ubisoft and developer Ubisoft Montreal announced. Users who purchase Immortals: Fenyx Rising on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One will be able to upgrade to the PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series version at no additional cost. A Stadia-exclusive demo is also planned for release before launch. The Gold Edition of Immortals: Fenyx Rising will include the base game, Season Pass, and additional in-game content. All pre-orders will include one bonus quest, “A Tale of Fire and Lightening.” Here is an overview of the game, via Ubisoft: About Immortals: Fenyx Rising is a fresh and witty take on the open world action advent...

Ubisoft announces AGOS: A Game of Space for Steam VR, Oculus

Ubisoft has announced AGOS: A Game of Space for Steam VR and Oculus. It will launch on October 28. Here is an overview of the game, via Ubisoft: About The year is 2057. Earth is doomed. In a desperate move for survival, mankind embarks aboard hundreds of ships, putting its future into the hands of artificial intelligence to guide them to a distant habitable planet in order to rebuild civilization. Explore, scavenge resources, unlock new technologies, and face the perils of space to maintain life on board your ship during this extraordinary journey to save humankind. Key Features Unique Piloting Experience – Experience innovative, realistic, physics-based gameplay. Travel Through Space – Travel through eight unique star systems. Harvest rare resources, explore abandoned space stations, fulf...

Borderlands 3 Add-on ‘Psycho Krieg and the Fantastic Fustercluck’ Is Out Now

Thanks to some absurdly advanced technology devised by brilliant scientist Patricia Tannis, Psycho Krieg and the Fantastic Fustercluck takes place entirely in the titular meat maestro’s messed-up consciousness. Tannis is convinced that this unsettling environment holds the key to a mythical place she’s dubbed “Vaulthalla.” So, starting right now, she needs you to seek answers inside Krieg’s mindscape. Only by surviving the perils of Krieg’s twisted inner world can you reap the rewards of Vaulthalla: Journey through the many demented vistas of Krieg’s psyche, where anything is possible and likely very violent; Experience the world as Krieg sees it, including his perception of fan-favorite characters like Maya, the light of his twisted life; Overcome a vas...

Everything is Game: NBA 2K21 Now Available in Asia

Today, 2K is thrilled to announce that NBA® 2K21, the next iteration of the top-rated and top-selling NBA video game simulation series of the past 19 years*, is now available on current-generation platforms in India. With its release, NBA 2K21 offers one-of-a-kind immersion into all facets of NBA basketball and basketball culture, including exciting improvements upon its best-in-class gameplay, competitive and community online features and deep, varied game modes. “This may be one of the most unique years for the NBA and basketball gaming ever, and the team at Visual Concepts is proud to bring NBA 2K21 to millions of players around the world,” said Greg Thomas, president at Visual Concepts. “We’re very excited to jump on the sticks and join our community of players today; we can’t wait to ...

TrueFan announces partnership with Ranveer Singh , Kareena Kapoor , Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff

Having raised $4.3 million in seed funding, TrueFan, a celebrity-fan startup announces its first round of exclusive partnerships with superstars Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff. During the recent launch of the platform, Co-Founder & CEO, Nimish Goel said, “I am a huge fan of Virat Kohli and I gate crashed a wedding just to get a chance to meet him. While it was one the most memorable moments, I knew it was not possible for everyone to do the same. With TrueFan, we want to help millions of such fans connect with their idols in a meaningful way.  We’re excited to be partnering with superstars like Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff and are in process of tying up with many more household names. “ The platform brings fans one step clo...


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