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March 17, 2018

Trailblazers gets a hot new trailer for the games multiplayer offerings

Rising Star Games and Supergonk have released an all new trailer for the upcoming team based, paint shooter racer, Trailblazers, showing off the games co-op and multiplayer modes.

Trailblazers is a fresh new co-operative racing title with an innovative on-track game mechanic: paint the track, boost on your color, and work as a team to win! Racing in teams of up to three-versus-three, players paint the track as they race, capturing key areas to dynamically change the racing line, then boosting on their team’s color. Racers who drive with flair and style will also amass skill points to blaze their way to victory! Players can experience the blistering high-speed action with up to six players online, or locally via split-screen for up to four local players with additional online or CPU-controlled challengers.

The game is coming this May for Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC

X Rocker chairs are coming to Australia

Bluemouth Interactive has announced a partnership with Ace Casule and X Rocker, to bring the X Rocker series of gaming chairs to Australia.

Managing Director of Bluemouth Interactive, David Provan is thrilled to partner with X Rocker in this region.

“At a time when gamers throughout Australia and New Zealand are consuming more hours of entertainment than ever, they are not only looking for the utmost quality and comfort, but something to fully immerse themselves into that experience. X Rocker are innovators in a rapidly-expanding segment, and we look forward to bringing their design and technical expertise to our shores.” 

The chairs will be available in Late May, but no other details have been announced as yet.
Project Manager for X-Rocker UK, Gareth Case said “We are excited to be joining forces with Bluemouth Interactive and with this new partnership; we look forward to increasing this lead in Australia and beyond.”

 No pricing has been announced either, though as a premium product, expect the pricing to reflect, on the UK site, the Premier 4.1 X Rocker Recliner Chair, shown below is priced at 449 pounds, or around 800 AUD.

The cheapest one starts at 50 pounds or around 100 AUD, but as we get close to the release, expect local pricing to be announced.

March 16, 2018

The adventure begins this May for Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr

Bigben Interactive have announced that Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr has a release date, players will be able to experience the first action-rpg in the Warhammer universe on May 11th.

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr lets players control an Inquisitor in the Caligari Sector, a region infested with heretics, mutants, and Chaos Daemons. The game, playable in both solo and online cooperative mode with up to 4 players, lets players progress through a persistent universe via numerous missions with varied objectives. The player embodies one of three classes with complementary abilities, each one offering specific skills and varied customisable options. They'll fight across destructible environments which use a cover system that is unique in this type of game, and must survive battles that are both tactical and brutal.

For now, you can re-watch the cinematic that was released earlier in the year and below that enjoy some new screens.

Time to get the crew ready as The Crew 2 has a release date

Ubisoft has announced that The Crew 2 will head for the win, when it releases on June 29, for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

The game will be available in a standard edition, or if you want to get the Motor Edition, which is exclusive to the Ubisoft store, you will get a host of goodies, the best of which is early access to the game.

For those that love a good list, the Motor Edition includes:

• The Crew 2 Gold Edition and season pass, letting players enjoy new vehicles, outfits, additional content and much more
• The Motorsports Deluxe Pack, which includes unique outfits and vehicles, including the Ford F-150 Raptor Race Truck 2017, Pilstus PC-21 Air Race Edition 2002 Plane and the Abarth 500 Monster Truck Edition 2008
• A customised American The Crew 2 license plate that comes in a high-quality collector box, an exclusive Steelbook, the official Roadmap of the game and four original stickers

Players who pre-order the game will receive The Crew 2 Legendary Motors Pack, which includes exclusive vehicles such as the Mercedes-AMG C 63 Touring Car 2016 and the Harley-Davidson Iron 883TM 2017.

Having played it at E3 and PAX Australia, the game at those stages felt a lot smoother and refined than the first game, so here is hoping the extra time takes it across the line. 

Adventure awaits as Beast Quest is out now

Maximus Games have announced that adventure awaits as Beast Quest, the action-adventure game based on Adam Blade’s best-selling book series of the same name is out today.

Developed by Melbourne based Torus Games with the same sense of sprawling wonder fans of the long-running franchise know and love, Beast Quest takes players on an epic journey to save the ancient land of Avantia from the dark magic corrupting it's noble creatures. Survive action-packed battles against mighty bosses, dodging, blocking and countering attacks to turn the tide of combat in your favour. Befriend powerful allies, find secret treasures, and upgrade your hero with new gear and abilities while exploring spectacular environments filled with challenging secrets and surprises.

“For over a decade, the Beast Quest book series has given loyal fans a richly imaginative, high-fantasy world filled with compelling characters, creatures, and storylines. We’re excited to give adventure-seekers of all ages a whole new way to dive into this one-of-a-kind universe,” said Maximum Games CEO Christina Seelye.

The game is out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Geralt of Rivia joins the fight in SoulCalibur VI

The SoulCalibur series has developed a history of inserting guest characters, Link from the Legend of Zelda series, Spawn and even Darth Vader, today they continue that trend with the announcement that Geralt of Witcher series fame is joining SoulCalibur VI

Geralt was trained at the elite School of the Wolf and is considered one of the deadliest monster slayers. He possesses superhuman reflexes and strength, as well as superior sword fighting skills. Players who choose to fight as Geralt will utilize the witcher’s signature fighting style — a combination of swordplay, ability-enhancing potions, and combat magic. 

“SOULCALIBUR is well known in the fighting games genre for including iconic guest characters. When we were approached with the idea of doing a crossover, we thought our community would really enjoy playing as the witcher,” said Marcin Momot, Community Lead at CD PROJEKT RED. “We’ve collaborated with BANDAI NAMCO artists to faithfully recreate Geralt, and shared original Witcher 3 assets like Geralt’s model, animations, and weapons. I think BANDAI NAMCO did an outstanding job of capturing all the details and introducing The Witcher to SOULCALIBUR in a way fans of both series will enjoy,” added Marcin Momot.

“All SOULCALIBUR characters have strong convictions and complex backgrounds and this is why it is a great honor for the whole SOULCALIBUR team to welcome Geralt as the guest character in SOULCALIBUR VI.” Said SOULCALIBUR producer, Motohiro Okubo. “Thanks to the great cooperation with CD PROJEKT RED, we’ve been able to fully integrate Geralt’s fighting style and appearance. We can’t wait for SOULCALIBUR fans around the world to welcome Geralt to the stage of History.”

Doug Cockle, the English voice of Geralt of Rivia, returns in SoulCalibur VI to reprise the role. Gamers will also be able to fight in Kaer Morhen home keep of the School of the Wolf. Accompanying players in battle will be “Hunt or be Hunted” an iconic composition from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt soundtrack.

RICO announced for all platforms, coming later this year

Ground Shatter and publisher Rising Star Games have announced Rico, an arcade-paced, action movie inspired shooter, coming this Spring to all platforms.

The game’s title stands for “Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations” Act, a United States federal law relating to criminal organizations. But forget that! Just kick down doors, shoot bad guys, and exploit the element of surprise to gain the upper hand against overwhelming odds, in this cooperative multiplayer first person shooter. Partner up with a friend in local couch co-op or online, to blast through an ever-changing series of procedurally generated levels. Come back every day for daily challenges and, as you play, unlock weapons, weapon customizations, and new “traits”– gameplay affecting rewards that modify, enhance and dramatically alter your characters’ abilities.

“With their worldwide reach and extensive routes to market, Rising Star Games is a shining example of what a modern games publisher can be,” said James Parker, game director at Ground Shatter. “We are delighted that RICO forms part of what looks to be a bold and hugely exciting 2018 line-up.”

“We’re excited to welcome the explosive action and bullet-time fueled gameplay of RICO into Rising Star Games’s slate of releases for 2018,” said Martin Defries, President of Rising Star Games. “It’s great to be working together, ‘buddy cop’-style with esteemed developer Ground Shatter, in order to bring the visceral and frenetic action of RICO to a global audience.”

The game is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch sometime this Spring, no word on any exact date just yet.

Meet the cast of Penny-Punching Princess

NIS America has released a new trailer for Penny Punching Princess, that shows off some of the characters you will get to hire and interact with when the game releases for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation Vita at the end of this month.

The game is coming to both Switch and Vita on March 30th, so start saving your pennies, in order to save the kingdom.

Meet Guthfrid in Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia

Ahead of the release of Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia, Sega and Creative Assembly have released a new trailer for the game, showing off Guthfrid, slave king of the Great Viking Army, check it out.

The Viking invasion of the 9th Century changed the course of British history. Norsemen flooded the land seeking spoils and glory, but many chose to stay and established their influence across the north of England and East Anglia.

In Thrones of Britannia players can carve out their own kingdom of Danelaw, playing as one of two factions of the Great Viking Army (Northymbre and East Engle).

In a new cinematic trailer released today, we meet Guthfrid, King of Viking Northymbre. He began life as a slave but now his prosperous kingdom is an attractive target for a new wave of invaders.

After achieving any long victory condition, players of Thrones of Britannia must brace for war as powerful armies will arrive to take what is theirs. If they can withstand and overcome this onslaught they will be awarded the highest honour, an Ultimate Victory and, in turn, the ultimate bragging rights will be theirs.

Discover what happened in Batman: The Enemy Within in this season trailer

Ahead of the release of the final chapter of the second season of Telltale's Batman game, The Enemy Within, a season trailer has been released. This trailer recaps the events of the entire season but focuses primarily on the relationship players built with former Arkham Asylum inmate John Doe, a relationship that will soon culminate in the birth of The Joker. Be warned, some spoilers are contained with in.

"What would you choose: a friend whose unhinged approach to justice turns your allies against you, or a sworn enemy who will stop at nothing to see you suffer as your city burns? Based on the relationship you've built with John Doe, you'll see one of two very different stories play out. So what'll it be, Bruce: friend...or foe?"

The Valkyria Chronicles 4 site is now live, gather your intel

Sega have announced that the official site for Valkyria Chronicles 4 is now live, letting players dive in and learn more about the game and characters ahead of the games release later this year.

In case you have not heard of the series, here is a dev diary that gives you a little insite into the world and lore:

Study informative dossiers to get to know First Lieutenant Claude Wallace and his key allies (and enemies) across the Federation and Imperial armies. Or, you could take in the breathtaking sights of the flower-dotted plains of Western Europa and the frigid tundra of Eastern Europa, presented in gorgeous watercolor detail by the CANVAS Engine. You can even learn about each of the class types available in Valkyria Chronicles 4, including the brand-new siege-based class, Grenadiers. Click here to visit the full site and start learning today.

The game is coming later this year to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, until then though, enjoy some screens and art.

Discover the power of this air arsenal in Sky Noon

Lunar Rooster have released a new trailer for their upcoming shooter, Sky Noon, showcasing a variety of weapons that players can use in the unique shooter.

From the huge AOE blast of the “Jail Breaker” Hand Cannon, to the automatic fire of the “Road Runner” Machine Pistol, there’s a weapon for every player’s style in Sky Noon. But remember pardner - in this first person action brawler, these guns aren’t equipped with bullets! They all hold powerful rounds of compressed air bursts perfectly suitable for blasting opponents off the floating islands.

Some of the rip-roaring weapons and tools featured in Sky Noon:
• Machine Pistol aka Road Runner: Target other players with endless bursts of air as the Machine Pistol is fully equipped to handle a large quantity of air rounds. 
• Shotgun aka Typhoon: The range of the Shotgun may be short, but with a wide spread shooting capacity, players will be able to efficiently take down their opponents.
• Revolver aka Ol’ Faithful: For the player who has dreamed of being a western sharp shooter ala John Wayne, the Revolver is the perfect weapon to pick off your enemies with precision.
• Hand Cannon aka Jail Breaker: The Hand Cannon is the gun for players who want to send their opponents blasting off into the clouds with a powerful BOOM!
• Grappling Hook aka…The Lifeline: Players can use the grappling hook to latch onto buildings, crates, or the floating islands themselves to save themselves from being eliminated!

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