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Upcoming Games of the Month – January 2018

The new year is here, and while gaming in 2018 doesn’t start with a big bang like last year, it doesn’t mean we don’t have any good stuff coming up. Most of the games coming out in January 2018 are on the consoles, so PC fans will have to wait a little bit longer before they get their hands on something big. Here are the games you can look forward to this month: 1. Street Fighter V Arcade Edition Release Date: 16th January Platform: PC and PlayStation 4 3To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Street Fighter, you can enjoy the story paths of 6 SF games. There’s an ending comic panel for each character in each path. Of course, you can turn on Fight Request while taking on Arcade Mode as well! 2. Gintama Rumble Release Date: 18th January Platform: PlayStation 4 Gintama...

The Top 10 Best Strategy Games Of 2017

Enjoy being the puppet master in grand battles with high stakes? Well, here are the top 10 best strategy games of 2017. XCOM 2: War Of The Chosen XCOM 2: War of the Chosen adds extensive new content in the fight against ADVENT when additional resistance factions form in order to eliminate the alien threat on Earth. In response, a new enemy, known as the “Chosen,” emerges with one goal: recapture the Commander. This expansion includes new Hero classes to counter the “Chosen”, new enemies, missions, environments and increased depth in strategic gameplay. Pit People A full cast of tragically unique heroes will rise together from the Pit. Master your destiny as you plot their course of action across an apocalyptic wonderland! Endless Space 2 Endless Space 2 is a Strategic Space Opera, featurin...

The Escapists 2 – Review

Prison escape is a fascinating and thrilling idea, which has been done exceptionally well in movies, but rarely ever in video games. Or at least, never with enough strategy involved to make you feel like a person masterminding a complex web of events that ultimately lead to the escape. However, The Escapists did exactly that, and The Escapists 2 does it even better in many ways. Presented in a top down pixel art style, The Escapists 2 puts you in the jumpsuit of inmates, trying to escape from different prisons. The tutorial gives you a brief idea of how events unfold and some of the options available for you to make your way to freedom. The later prison levels, however, are the real experience, with interesting twists to them, one of them being escaping from a transport and it offers excel...

Team17’s Gamescom Line-up Announced

Award-winning veteran games developer and international games label Team17 today announced its presence at gamescom, held from 22nd – 26th August, in Cologne, Germany. Team17 will host press meetings, and meetings for potential new partners and developers that would like to pitch their games, by appointment only in the business area. Public gamescom attendees will also be able to get hands-on with Team17’s highly anticipated line-up on the show floor at the Team17 booth, located in hall 8, throughout Wednesday 23rd – Saturday 26th August. Playable games include: Genesis: Alpha One – World exclusive first hands-on! In a near future ravaged by wars; corrupt regimes and global capitalism left unchecked have resulted in natural resource over-exploitation and pollution devastating the planet. A...

The Escapists 2 Release Date Announced

Award-winning international games label Team17 and developer Mouldy Toof Studios are excited to announce the launch date for The Escapists 2, the follow up to their award-winning prison-escape game. Launching on the 22nd August for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, The Escapists 2 is available to pre-order from today from £19.99/$19.99/19,99 € from Steam and for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from select retailers, with digital pre-orders available soon. Those who pre-order from select retailers will get access to an additional prison, The Glorious Regime! In this pulse-pounding penitentiary, players will experience the thrill of escaping a hidden compound deep in the jungle. You’ll need determination and drive to avoid the unquestioningly devoted guards, constant surveillance, and the Illustrio...

The Escapists 2 Multiplayer Reveal Trailer

The Escapists 2 Multiplayer Trailer Breaks Out Award-winning international games label Team17 and developer Mouldy Toof have today released a brand new multiplayer trailer for The Escapists 2, the follow up to their award-winning prison-escape game The Escapists which recently celebrated reaching over four million downloads. Being able to plan escapes with their friends has been the fans’ most requested feature since the series’ debut in February 2015, and the team at Mouldy Toof and Team17 are thrilled to be able to deliver a seamless multiplayer experience to players in The Escapists 2. Budding escapists will be able to take part in both co-op and versus multiplayer modes, playing either locally or online, for up to four players*. Drop-in, drop-out multiplayer capability allows you to ca...

The Escapists 2 Multiplayer Trailer Breaks Out!

You can experience the entire campaign of The Escapists 2 solo or by teaming up with others but however you choose to do it, escaping won’t be easy. You’ll have to work around the strict prison schedule and avoid the unwanted attention of guards. Craft weapons and tools found (or stolen) from within the prison, but beware of cell shakedowns. Get a job or undertake quests to purchase vital supplies, all while scouting escape routes – you may even uncover some unique escapes that cannot be undertaken alone! The Escapists 2 will be coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch™ and PC in 2017. Register with us for the best in gaming, and join us for video game discussions on our forums.


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