Allkeyshop TV News 15 August (Recap)
Frostpunk is Coming To Consoles
11bit Studios has announced that their game Frostpunk will be available for consoles and it is called the Frostpunk: Console Edition. The game had been a hit for the PC, selling almost 1.5 million in a year. The Console Edition of the game had been announced with a new trailer. Frostpunk Console edition will come with all the previous updates. The digital version will arrive on October 11. The physical edition will arrive on the 18th of October in Europe and the 22nd of October in the US.
Asterix & Obelix XXL3: The Crystal Menhir Launches on November
The launch of Asterix & Obelix XXL3: The Crystal Menhir is set to launch on November 21st as announced by Microids. To celebrate, the developers shared a trailer of the game. Players will be starting out in a small village called Armorica, the Druid Getafix was able to receive a letter that would result in Asterix and Obelix going on a treasure hunt. There will be a lot of traveling and amazing adventure available in the game. There will also be new characters as well as your favorite Gauls.
Winners of Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2019 Announced
The recently concluded Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2019 has announced the champions for the finals. There are three categories for this event which are the TCG Main Event, the Duel Links, and the Dragon Duel. In the TCG Main Event, the champion is Kouki Kosaka from Japan. In the Duel Links the champions are also from Japan and they are Takahiro Hamada and Shuhei Kobayashi. In the Dragon Duel, this is an exclusive competition for 12 years and under, the champion is Shang en Sun from Taiwan.
Insomnia Gaming Arriving Soon
UK’s biggest gaming festival is coming! There will be four days of nonstop gaming in Insomnia. This event will be during the Bank Holiday which is on August 23rd to the 26th at NEC Birmingham. There will be a lot of games available from Call of Duty to Overwatch and so much more. The latest VR technology will also be presented and you also get to try out old school arcade games in the Retro Zone. Another thing that gamers are anticipating is The World Famous Pub Quiz as well as the Battle Royale Zone.
Huge Handcrafted Open World Game Called Silk Announced
Get to play in the largest handcrafted open world there is in the game Silk. This is about 50 times larger than Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall! Silk offers about three million square miles of different terrain like the Roman Damascus to Three Kingdoms China. The game will bring players to the Ancient Silk Raod of 200AD. Choose what character to play, you can be a fearless traveler or a merciless conqueror. Hire the perfect advisor in the game, there are thousands of them to choose from.
2.5D Combat Platformer Exception Now Available
Traxmaster Software has announced that their 2.5D combat platformer called Exception is out now. With that, they also shared a launch trailer for the game. Exception is available for $14.99 USD or €12.49 Euros and can be played on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch. The game offers a retro feel with sleek visuals, it’s like a modern take on a classic platforming game. Offering a unique level shifting mechanic creating a thrilling action platforming madness.
Accolades Trailer Revealed for Killsquad
An accolades trailer has been released by Novarama for their game Killsquad. This is to celebrate the game’s coming out from the Steam Early Access. We get to see what a number of press publications have to say about Killsquad. PC Gamer said that the game is like “Diablo meets Destiny…and it’s a damn good time”. IGN Spain said that Killsquad is “very fun to play”. Kotaku Australia said that the game is “a nice blend of Warframe and Helldivers”. “Fun, Fast and Furious” is how MMO RPG describes it.
State of Decay 2 Now Has Over 5 Million Players
Undead Labs has revealed that State of Decay 2 has continued its growth as it reached a new milestone this year. The game reportedly now has over 5 million players, and the Undead Labs team is still looking forward for its growth. The game’s senior designer, Quin Richards, said that the game’s growth is thanks to the game’s central concept that all characters are expendable and that they can die at any time. The team promises to bring more interesting content for the game in future updates.
EVERSPACE Devs to Reveal New Space Game on August 19th
EVERSPACE developer Rockfish has announced that they are announcing a new space game on August 19th. According to the developer, the game will feature a vivid world for players to explore, as well as persistent progression. The game will have a mix of an open world space-shooter, with classic RPG elements. The developer also mentioned the game will feature aliens, a wide array of enemies, and also a looting system. We’ll get to know more details about this game as its reveal date is coming really soon.
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Wings of Magic Available Now
Warhammer: Vermintide 2’s Winds of Magic expansion has finally launched. Winds of Magic is the first expansion for Fatshark’s hit game, and it brings a new enemy faction, the Beastmen. It also features a brand-new level called Dark Omen, as well as a new game mode called Wings. The expansion also increases the game’s level cap. Other features include: new talents, new weapons for heroes, new difficulty, and Leaderboards.
Real-Time Tactics Game Dog Duty Now on Steam Early Access
Developer Zanardi & Liza are happy to announce that their fast-paced, real-time tactics game Dog Duty is now available on Steam Early Access. The developer partnered with its publisher SOEDESCO to polish and further improve the game “based on what players want.” According to Zanardi & Liza, they took inspiration from games and series such as Commandos and G.I. Joe and created this game that they hope players will also love. Dog Duty is currently enjoying Positive reviews on Steam.
Apex Legends Has A Public Trello Board For Checking Updates
Respawn Entertainment’s battle royale, Apex Legends now has a public Trello board called the Apex Tracker. This is how the developers of the game offer transparency when it comes to the game’s development process. This will also come with the upcoming patches for the game. A disclaimer had been posted saying that the tracker will not be accounting for all the things that they will be tracking. Right now, the board does track every issue that the developers are investigating.
New Wolfenstein: Youngblood Patch Revealed
Wolfenstein Youngblood has an upcoming 1.0.4 update that will add the ability to pause the game but only in the offline mode. The online co-op players will not have this option. This is actually the most requested change that came with this patch. The complete patch notes can be seen in the game’s official site. This patch will arrive for the PC version of the game this week. For PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players, you can expect this a few days later and for the Switch sometime after that.
Dying Light 2 to be Distributed by Koch Media in Europe and Australia
Techland announced that they will be working with Koch Media in the distribution of their game Dying Light 2 in the European and Aussie territories. Koch Media will be responsible for the retail distribution as well as help in Techland’s Marketing and PR activities. This is not the first time that the two will be working together, their relationship dates back to over a decade and they have been a trusted partner of Techland ever since. Dying Light 2 will launch for PC, PS4, and Xbox One by Spring 2020.
Dead Cells’ Free Update Comes with Tiny Bosses
Motion Twin has announced their 14th update for their game Dead Cells. This update is for free and it is called ‘Who’s the Boss’. The update will be introducing six new enemies that are the miniature version of the big boss. They will actually appear on the stage prior to the big boss so that players are able to familiarize themselves with the big boss’ deadliest moves. This will lessen the frustration in the game where you play for about an hour to get to the boss and die within two seconds of meeting him.
Rainbow Six Siege Operation Ember Rise Teased
The next big operation of Rainbow Six Siege was teased and it is called Operation Ember Rise. The key art for this shows a pair of operators that are resting in front of a campfire. We can expect the full reveal for this by August 18 at the Raleigh Major Finals. A previous leak says that one of the two operators is a demolitions expert while the other one is an archeologist. For right now there is no specific time given for the reveal trailer so maybe sometime before the event ends.
More Themed Seasons to Come to Diablo 3
Although Blizzard’s Diablo 3 is more than seven year’s old, the game is still popular to fans because of the slew of new content that the game is getting. And what’s great is that there will be more coming as announced by the game’s developers. There will be more themed seasons to be added to the game, new sets for each class as well as some Legendary powers. Of course, the balance changes will still be available along with some quality of life changes to the gameplay systems.
Skater XL for Xbox One Announced
Skater XL will be launching on Xbox One by 2020 as announced by Easy Day Studios. Until now the game is in Steam Early Access and fans were able to play in the game’s L.A. Civic Center location where they are able to create mods like new maps and deck designs. Also, another location had been announced for the game and it is on a real southern California skatepark and this will come with a customizable character mode. Just last week, the developers were able to feature the game’s mo-cap technology.
Biomutant Editions Announced
The post-apocalyptic Kung-Fu fable called Biomutant has announced its Collector’s Edition as well as its Atomic Edition. The Biomutant Collector’s Edition will cost around $119.99 USD and it will come with the game, a figurine, an A1 size artwork, the Biomutant soundtrack and a premium box. The Biomutant Atomic Edition will be $399.99 USD will and it will have a High Detail Diorama, a steelbook, a t-shirt, a mouse pad, the A1 size artwork, the game’s soundtrack, a premium box and of course the game.
THQ Nordic Interim Report has Big Reveals
During THQ Nordic’s interim report they were able to casually share some major announcements. The first of which is that a new Saints Row game has been on the works since 2013. This will be a “full entry” and that the developers are “deep in development”. Another thing is that Dead Island 2 will still be pushing through despite all t
Neverwinter: Uprising Now Available for PC
Cryptic Studio’s Neverwinter has a new module coming and it is called Uprising. This will come with new content. In Uprising, a new playable race called the Gith will be added to the game. They had been under the Mind Flayers for so long that they decided to finally fight back. For the VIP players, they will get instant access to this new race and for everyone else, there will be a two-week wait period. Neverwinter: Uprising is now available for PC and for PS4 and Xbox One the launch will be on October 1.
Apex Legends Solo Mode Revealed
Apex Legends is introducing its solo mode! This is a part of the game’s Iron Crown Collection Event which is a limited-time event. This will be available on August 27th for PC, PlayStation4 and Xbox One. The solo match will offer a 1 versus 60 match that is a free-for-all battle royale. This won’t come with any rebalances for gameplay and the developers would want it to be “very pure” in its debut.