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Sam & Max Save the World Remastered now out for Nintendo Switch and PC

Join canine detective Sam and his hyperkinetic rabbity-thing sidekick Max to solve a baffling mind-control mystery. Upgrades to this 2007 point-and-click classic include higher quality graphics and sound, dynamic lighting and lip sync, widescreen and gamepad support, five new musical tracks, and a number of tweaks to make the aesthetic and overall experience smoother and more enjoyable by 2020 standards. Learn more: Check out the Sam & Max Save the World FAQ: https://skunkapegames.com/samandmax/faq See the game in action today at 5pm PST when the developers and game designer Dave Grossman stream an episode for charity: https://www.twitch.tv/jdrf Ask us anything tomorrow at 12pm PST during a live Reddit AMA: https://www.reddit.com/r/NintendoSwitch/   50% Discount for Returning Cust...

HP introduces esports scholarship at OMEN FanFest 2020

HP India today announced the inaugural ‘esports Gold Quest’ scholarships at the OMEN FanFest 2020, in support of the rise of PC Gaming culture in India. The ‘esports Gold Quest” scholarship is a program that will provide gamers with the necessary financial support, equipment, skills, and exposure to help them in their quest to compete on the global stage and become future esports stars. With esports becoming a global phenomenon, HP recognizes the need to provide Indian talent with the right set of tools and guidance to compete at the world stage and bring the country its recognition in esports. The esports Gold Quest scholarships will select three applicants and will offer them an annual scholarship worth Rs 12 lacs each, which will include a full esports kit from OMEN, a monthly salary of...

Cyberpunk 2077 Official Gameplay Trailer

CD Projekt RED today released new videos for Cyberpunk 2077, including a new trailer focusing on the legendary rockerboy played by Keanu Reeves, as well as gameplay and behind the scenes footage, all part of the latest episode of Night City Wire. The show started with the reveal of an action-packed trailer focusing on Johnny Silverhand and the unique connection he shares with the game’s protagonist, V. This was followed up by a behind-the-scenes video with Keanu Reeves talking about his transformation into Night City’s iconic rebel rockerboy, with a look at voice and motion capture recording sessions. In Score and Music, Marcin Przybyłowicz (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt), P.T. Adamczyk (GWENT: The Witcher Card Game, Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales), and Paul Leonard-Morgan (Dredd, Limitless, ...

The Last of Us Series Gets HBO Greenlight

HBO has given a series order to the drama The Last of Us, it was announced today by Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. Craig Mazin (HBO’s “Chernobyl”), Neil Druckmann (“The Last of Us” and “Uncharted” video game franchises), and Carolyn Strauss (HBO’s “Chernobyl” and “Game of Thrones”) are executive producers along with Naughty Dog’s Evan Wells and PlayStation Productions’ Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan. Written by Mazin and Druckmann, the series is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television. PlayStation Productions, Word Games, and Naughty Dog produce. “Craig and Neil are visionaries in a league of their own,” said Orsi. “With them at the helm alongside the incomparable Carolyn Strauss, this series is sure to resonate with both die-hard fans of ‘The Last of Us’ ...

NEO: The World Ends With You Announced, Coming to Switch and PS4 in 2021

The Game has begun anew as Square Enix today announced that NEO: The World Ends with You, the follow-up to the hit action role-playing game, The World Ends with You, is coming to the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Nintendo Switch system in Summer 2021. NEO: The World Ends with You transports players to the streets of the Shibuya, where they will take part in the “Reapers’ Game,” a life-or-death battle for survival. Players will take on the role of Rindo as they explore the heart of Tokyo to uncover the mysteries behind the sinister Game in which they have been forced to take part. NEO: The World Ends with You brings a re-creation of modern Shibuya to life in a unique and comic-inspired style. Players can explore and enjoy the sights, sounds, and culture of this bustling ci...

Fusion Wireless Arcade Stick for Nintendo Switch Review! PowerA Meets BlazBlue – Custom Artwork!

Wireless arcade style gaming on your Nintendo Switch? PowerA’s Fusion Wireless Arcade Stick, or Fight Stick, is a dream come true for any fighting game enthusiast, shoot ’em up hero, or retro gamer out there! Designed with ergonomic comfort in mind, the versatility of today’s gamer, and with all of the options to mod the stick you want it to be. Switch out the artwork, or better yet, design it yourself! Not a fan of the rectangular restrictor gate? Swap it out for the included octagonal gate! Follow me today as we are going knee-deep into the ins and outs; packaging design, unboxing, controller functions, customization, and some heavy-duty BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle action in today’s review! Sit back and relax and let me know in the comments section what you think of...

Review: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Assassin’s Creed has been a fan-favourite franchise across the world for more than a decade. And since it’s introduction about thirteen years ago, we’ve not only seen it evolve with the times, but also re-define the series a number of times. Even after 11 mainline games, Ubisoft has managed to keep things fresh and captivate players, both old and new, with the latest entry in the franchise – Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. With Assassin’s Creed Origins, we saw a departure from the original Assassin’s Creed formula, and Valhalla only continues to push it in a new direction. It improves upon some mechanics introduced in Origins and Odyssey, changes quite a lot of them for the better, and then adds it’s own flavour on top, making the experience feel ...

UBISOFT DETAILS IMMORTALS FENYX RISING™ POST-LAUNCH PLAN

Today, Ubisoft announced that the Immortals Fenyx Rising™ post-launch plan includes free in-game events, weekly dungeon challenges and daily quests along with a season pass for players looking for even more content. The season pass features new environments, heroes and fresh gameplay, and owners will also receive a bonus quest: When the Roads Get Rocky, available at launch. The Immortals Fenyx Rising Season Pass includes three narrative-based DLCs: A New God – Fenyx will embark on a new adventure set in Olympos Palace, home of the gods. This journey will require Fenyx to overcome the Trial of the Olympians, immersing players in beautifully crafted and challenging vaults built by the gods, in order to join the Inner Circle of the Pantheon. Myths of the Eastern Realm – Set in Chinese Mytholo...

Nioh 2 Complete Edition Coming to PC on February 5

Today, Koei Tecmo America and developer Team Ninja are thrilled to announce the highly anticipated release of their dark fantasy action-RPG, Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition, on PC via Steam. The Complete Edition of the blockbuster title will task players with mastering the lethal arts of the samurai when it launches on February 5, 2021, pitting them against the base Nioh 2 game and all three DLC expansions: “The Tengu’s Disciple”, “Darkness in the Capital”, and the recently announced “The First Samurai”. The Steam release of Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition will offer players the best way to experience violent Sengoku-era Japan and the deadly Dark Realm on their PCs, as they unleash devastating attacks against plagues of merciless demons as a half-human, half-supernatural yokai warrior. The gam...

In Sound Mind Story Teaser Trailer Revealed

Publisher Modus Games and developer We Create Stuff (Nightmare House 2) today released a story teaser trailer offering a new glimpse at the reality-bending phenomena at the heart of In Sound Mind, the psychological horror game reaching PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and PC in 2021. The trailer joins protagonist Desmond, a psychologist working to understand the eerie events he’s witnessing within the once-quiet town of Milton Haven. Desmond’s search for answers leads him to revisit his deceased patients’ archived sessions, but these tapes present vivid, surreal mysteries of their own. See Desmond’s inexplicable visions firsthand by viewing the trailer above. Halloween-ready horror fans can review In Sound Mind’s first tape for themselves by downloading the game’s free Steam demo today. This g...

Genshin Impact Update 1.1 Adds New Playable Characters, Quests, Reputation System and More

Global interactive entertainment developer and publisher miHoYo today revealed details of the upcoming Version 1.1 update to Genshin Impact. The update, titled “A New Star Approaches,” comes to PC, Android, iOS and PlayStation 4 on November 11. Genshin Impact is also playable on PlayStation 5 via backwards compatibility with improved graphics and faster load times. Genshin Impact is a free-to-play open-world action RPG that brings players to the visually stunning world of Teyvat. The player takes on the role of the mysterious “Traveler,” who sets off on a journey to discover the fate of the lost sibling and unveils the mysterious secrets of Teyvat along the way. Currently, players can explore both Mondstadt and Liyue Harbor, two of the seven major cities in Teyvat, ...

Demon’s Souls Remake ‘The Music of Demon’s Souls’ Developer Diary

It’s not only the music that defines this world, but also the incredible characters that inhabit it. Some good, some bad, but all with a tale to tell. We were lucky enough to get many of our original voice cast back to take on their iconic roles, with all dialogue being rerecorded. It will be great to see players of the original game falling in love with their favorite characters and voices all over again. Countless hours were spent adding thousands upon thousands of new sounds to the game, really bringing this world to life. These are the sounds of Boletaria that will disturb your dreams. Will you go mad from the incessant beating of the heart and the haunting singing in the Tower of Latria? And how many of you will find courage in the face of the skin-crawling skitterings of the Armored ...


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