Nationwide Tour Kicked Off in Los Angeles with Celebrity Jordin Sparks REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 29, 2018 – Calling all Pokémon Trainers! Nintendo and The Pokémon Company International just unveiled a special opportunity to play the Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games for the Nintendo Switch system before they launch on Nov. 16. The cross-country Pokémon: Let’s Go, Road Trip! tour kicked off today in Los Angeles with multi-platinum recording artist, actress and self-proclaimed Pokémon fan Jordin Sparks, who joined hundreds of fans to play the new games and mingle with Pikachu and Eevee in person. Over the next two months, fans across the United States will have a chance to visit this colorful pop-up tour, featuring Pikachu- and Eevee-themed trucks, fun photo opportunities, special giveaways (while supplies last) and demos of the Nintendo Switch games. The game demos will also feature the Poké Ball Plus accessory, a new controller compatible with the games that looks and […]Continue reading
Explore the Stories Behind the Most Impactful Conflicts in Europa’s History
IRVINE, Calif., – September 28, 2018 – Need a refresher course on Europan history before heading into Valkyria Chronicles 4? Players can enjoy the game without any previous knowledge of the series, but there’s a rich bit of history to be uncovered for those interested. Join noted Europan Historian Douglas Welch as he dives deep into the history of the First and Second Europan wars in Valkyria Chronicles 4 | Europan History in 5 Minutes!
Ready to enlist? Valkyria Chronicles 4 is available now!
Now that you’re fully-educated on the background of the Second Europan War, you can experience it firsthand through the eyes of Squad E Commander Claude Wallace in the acclaimed Valkyria Chronicles 4! The game is available now on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Steam. More info is available at http://valkyria.sega.com/.
Valkyria Chronicles 4 Features:
- A Coming-of-Age Story in a Time of War – Valkyria Chronicles 4 takes place in the same timeframe as the original Valkyria Chronicles, but focuses on a whole new cast of main characters. Players will take command of the eager, young Commander Claude Wallace, engineer/heavy weapons extraordinaire Riley Miller, hotheaded Darcsen Raz, ice-cold ace sniper Kai Schulen, and more. Together, they will experience the painful realities of war–but will the bonds of Squad E’s friendships survive the frozen battlefield?
- The Next Generation “BLiTZ” Battle System – The part overhead turn-based strategy, part RPG, and part real-time 3rd person shooter “BLiTZ” battle system returns to the field. New features include an explosive new class called the Grenadier, numerous offensive/defensive battleship support options, chances for a unit to have a “Last Stand” action before death, and more. Plus, fight the imperial threat with more units on larger-scale maps than ever before.
- CANVAS Aesthetics – The series’ signature hand-drawn visual style is back and overhauled for the newest generation. Inspired by watercolor compositions, the CANVAS Graphics Engine blends visual elements of reality and imagination to create an expressive world filled with colorful emotions. Watch the journey of Squad E unfold like an interactive painting!
- The Return of a Legendary Composer – The illustrious Hitoshi Sakimoto, original composer of the Valkyria Chronicles series and countless other emotional epics, returns to provide a sweeping orchestral score for Valkyria Chronicles 4.
Nintendo, PlayStation and Atari-themed sweaters tantalising our eyeballs this festive season Merchoid have unveiled the first officially licensed gaming Christmas Sweaters ready for the 2018 Holiday season. If you’re a Zelda fan in the Christmas spirit, you’re in luck as the The Zelda: Wreath of the Wild Christmas sweater features Link’s distinctive green mixed with classic Christmas colours, while the Zelda: Tinsel and Triforces sweater is in classic ‘Link green’ with just a splash of brown to channel your inner Christmas tree. There’s no traipsing around Viridian Forest for hours to find the Pokemon All I want for Christmas is Chu sweater, which features Pikachu in a Christmas hat sharing a festive wink. If you’re lucky enough to have the Playstation Mini under your Christmas tree, then the Playstation: 12 Days of Play Christmas Sweater is the perfect Christmas Sweater for you; the large 94 on the back celebrates the year the original Playstation was released. For those with more […]Continue reading
New A-List Voice-Over Cast Members Revealed Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO® Group and DC Entertainment today revealed a new LEGO® DC Super-Villains clip that focuses on longtime Justice League nemesis Darkseid, voiced by Michael Ironside, as he goes toe-to-toe with the best of the bad, including The Joker, Harley Quinn, Lex Luthor and countless others, for control of the planet. In addition to Ironside as Darkseid, LEGO® DC Super-Villains features a stellar voice-over cast, including Mark Hamill (The Joker), Kevin Conroy (Batman), Fred Tatasciore (Clayface, Doomsday, Killer Croc), Gina Torres(Superwoman), Brandon Routh (Shazam), Gilbert Gottfried (Mister Mxyzptlk), Mark Rolston (Deathstroke), Scott Porter (Aquaman), Julie Nathanson (Silver Banshee), Michael Rosenbaum (Flash), Tara Strong(Harley Quinn), C. Thomas Howell (Reverse-Flash), Cissy Jones (Lois Lane), Clancy Brown (Lex Luthor), Wally Wingert (Riddler), Tasia Valenza (Poison Ivy), Tom Kane (Commissioner Gordon), Lex Lang (Deathstorm), Travis Willingham (Superman), JB Blanc (Penguin, Ra’s al Ghul) and Eric Bauza(Mister Freeze), among many others. LEGO® DC Super-Villains will be available 19th October 2018 for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch™ and PC. For more game information, visit chaos-is-coming.wbgames.com and follow the official LEGO® DC Super-Villains social channels on Facebook and YouTube, and @LEGODCGAME on Instagram and Twitter.Continue reading
Vienna, Austria, September 28th, 2018: The critically-acclaimed platformer Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams is available now on Nintendo’s Switch entertainment system. The new “Owltimate Edition” features a ton of new and exciting content. The SRP is 29,99 € / 29,99 $ / 29,99 £. Watch the Release-Trailer: OR on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAHL18ioPM0 The Owltimate Edtion contains the original Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams as well as all existing DLC, including Rise Of The Owlverlord. But that’s not all! Five brand-new levels and beautiful new story cutscenes between each level make this the best Giana Sisters outing ever. Also, renowned German video game music composer Chris Huelsbeck and Swedish band Machinae Supremacy have created new tracks for the game. Developed by THQ Nordic’s studio Black Forest Games, GSTDOE will be published by HandyGames, the latest family member of the THQ Nordic network. HandyGames will act as an independent publisher, focusing on small and mid-sized projects or […]Continue reading
All the Best Classic NAMCO Arcade Games Will Be in the Palm of Players’ Hands! SANTA CLARA, Calif., (September 28, 2018) – Leading video game and interactive entertainment developer and publisher, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., today released NAMCO MUSEUM™ ARCADE PAC™ for the Americas, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch™ video game system. Players will enjoy a 2-in-1 package of nostalgic hits including a collection of some of the biggest arcade games that started the arcade craze of the 1980s with PAC-MAN™, GALAGA™, and Dig Dug™, or battle friends in Score Attack mode or square up one-on-one against a giant boss in the flashy maze madness of PAC-MAN Championship Edition 2 PLUS™, all in the comfort of home or on the go on the Nintendo Switch. NAMCO MUSEUM™ ARCADE PAC™ features Namco Museum classics such as PAC-MAN, GALAGA, SPLATTERHOUSE™, and THE TOWER OF DRUAGA™ along with ROLLING THUNDER™, SKYKID, and TANK FORCE. Additionally, the highly acclaimed PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION series makes its comeback to the Nintendo […]Continue reading
Unlock New Bonus Content After Completing the Game’s Main Story, and Major Post-Launch Updates for Real Time Dungeon RPG from Japanese Publisher Happinet TOKYO, JAPAN – (Sept. 27, 2018) – Japanese videogame publisher, Happinet, today announced that Haunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle players on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Nintendo SwitchTM, and PC via Steam, can look forward to a brand-new challenge with Revenge of the Doman today. Available for free once veteran players have completed the game’s frightening main story, Revenge of the Doman find players facing off against Haunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle’s most formidable bosses and “Yokai” with new strategic attack patterns and dungeon areas to explore. In addition to completing the main story, players will also unlock a time mode, where they can test their wits for faster clear times. The development team at Happinet has also released a number of significant patches based on direct feedback and requests from players and fans since Haunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle launched on consoles on […]Continue reading
SYDNEY, NSW – Sept. 27, 2018 – JackQuest: Tale of the Sword, a fast-paced fantasy action platformer from publisher Blowfish Studios and developer NX Games, will find its way to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC in late 2018. One fateful night, when young Jack takes the beautiful Nara for a walk in the woods, his love is kidnapped by the villainous orc Korg. Forced to mount a rescue, Jack plunges into Korg’s underground base, where he happens upon a strange blade that becomes an unlikely ally. In JackQuest, players will explore the cavernous depths of Korg’s slime-ridden, labyrinthine lair. There, they will solve environmental puzzles, discover power-ups, obtain new abilities, collect weapons, and challenge subterranean foes, including massive bosses. A fast-paced affair, JackQuest wastes no time with its quick combat and steady progression, guiding players through a single-interconnected world full of secrets, collectable gems, and hidden challenges that are sure to keep completionists engaged […]Continue reading
Coming Soon to Discord; Steam Release Winter 2018 HONG KONG – Sept. 27, 2018 – Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption, the boss battler from publisher Another Indie and the senior AAA veterans at developer Dark Star Game Studios, will come to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on Oct. 18. Discord users will also brave its dangers when Sinner debuts on Windows and Mac as a First on Discord launch title later this year, with a Steam release to follow. Created by a team including a former Ubisoft art director, Konami senior programmer and a Blizzard technical artist, Sinner follows Adam, a soldier with a dark past. Adam embarks on a journey for absolution, facing off against monstrous beasts to reconcile his heinous crimes. Based on the seven deadly sins, these savage spectres will reveal their personal connections with Adam as he advances his quest for atonement to a hauntingly beautiful soundtrack. Before duelling each monstrosity, Adam must […]Continue reading
Torrance, Calif.—September 27, 2018—Aksys Games is pleased to announce that the company has pledged to donate $10,000 of profits from the Little Dragons Café game to the Extra Life campaign that raises funds for Children’s Miracle Network® hospitals across North America. Created by renowned designer Yasuhiro Wada, Little Dragons Café is a unique and imaginative game in which players manage a café, explore their world, and raise their very own dragon. The game launched last month for the Nintendo Switch™ and the PlayStation®4 system. “In Little Dragons Café, the twins are working with a ragtag group of friends to save their mother from a mysterious illness,” said Akibo Shieh, founder and CEO of Aksys Games. “We wanted to partner with Extra Life because their campaign to mobilize the gaming industry to work together has raised millions of dollars in the past 10 years for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and helped to heal thousands […]Continue reading