Allkeyshop TV News 24 October (Recap)
OCTOBER 24 PART 1
Team Treat Wins Worldwide Splatoon 2 Splatoween Splatfest
Splatoon 2’s latest Splatfest, Splatoween has concluded, and Marina’s Team Treat emerged as winners, beating Pearl’s Team Trick. Team Treat won in both the Normal and Group battles. This year’s event is also special as it also included free gear for players: the Kyonshi Hat, Li’l Devil Horns, Hockey Mask, and Anglerfish Mask. These items allowed players to take part in the Halloween festivities.
Dynasty Warriors 8 Definitive Edition Will Only Be Available Digitally
Koei Tecmo America has announced that Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition will be a digital-only game. The game will be releasing for Nintendo Switch this coming December 27th. Getting the game on the first week of the launch will give players a 10% discount. Koei Tecmo also did confirm that Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition will not be available physically in the west for the Nintendo Switch.
Cloud9 and Fnatic Head to League of Legends World Championship Semis
Cloud9 and Fnatic advance to the semifinals of the League of Legends World Championship 2018. With that being said, it looks like the west is dominating the tournament having already taken the two spots in the final four. North America’s representative Cloud9 was pitted against Korea’s Afreeca Freecs. They won the match with only three games. Europe’s Fnatic, on the other hand, took on Edward Gaming or EDG from China. The first game was won by EDG but the rest was dominated by Fnatic.
Black Ops 4 is Still Number One in UK’s Weekly Sales Chart
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is still going strong with its second straight week at the top spot of the UK sales charts. The game did have a dip in its physical sales but is still holding strong and is predicted to be near the top spot of the list in the weeks to come. And for the other games that are part of the top 5 of the week they have FIFA 19 at the second spot, Assassins Creed Odyssey at third place, Marvel’s Spider-Man on fourth and the fifth spot goes to Forza Horizon 4.
PUBG Releases Spooky Halloween Trailer
PUBG will be celebrating Halloween with four new themed skins and two new masks! A new trailer for the game shows these creepy items which include a scary clown, a butcher, a nurse, and a mummy. The new masks are a skull and a pumpkin. PUBG Corp did not specify when these items will arrive in-game, but Halloween is just around the corner, so we should expect these soon.
Edge of Eternity Introduces New City Herelsor
Edge of Eternity, which is scheduled to launch on Steam Early Access on November 29th, has given us an overview on one of its cities, Herelsor, also called City of the Wind. The city is known for trading in most valuable goods, and is pretty much considered a rich city. It is also known for its Herelsian craft, and is also famous for winery and delicate gem-cutting. Herelsor is also the first city players will discover in the game.
Abyss Crew Heads to Steam Early Access Next Year
The underwater cooperative roguelike Abyss Crew is coming to Steam Early Access with a possible launch for Spring of 2019. The game can accommodate one to four players who will have a specific role in the submarine: the Pilot, the Sonar Operator, the Gunner, and the Engineer. The game can be played locally or via an online network. Coordination with your team is the key as well as keeping a level head and having a great sense of making life-saving decisions.
High-Speed Third-Person Parkour Game Sky Tracers Announced
From the makers of Super Cloudbit comes the new high-speed, third-person parkour runner Sky Tracers! This game, unlike its predecessor, will include multiplayer support, with online competition as primary focus as early signs suggest. The game will task players into jumping over rooftops, and fighting against hostile robots they encounter. There will be challenging courses in frantic multiplayer races as well. The game does not have a release date yet, but sign-ups for its alpha are open in the game’s website.
Sony to Share Update on Medievil Remastered in the Next Week or Two
Keep it here as an announcement regarding Medievil Remastered will be coming very soon. In fact, we can expect it within the next week or two according to Sid Shuman the social media director of PlayStation. The announcement will be made by Shawn Layden the boss at SIE Worldwide Studios via the PlayStation Blogcast. A previous announcement about the Medievil Remaster was done during PSX 2017 and was said to be available on the PlayStation 4 in 4K!
Studio Working on Remake of Lucas Arts’ Outlaw
A fan of LucasArts’ Outlaws is making a remake of the game using assets from Call of Juarez Bound in Blood. The remake is currently being worked on by KlStudio, and by the looks of it, this is going to be a mod for Bound in Blood. Outlaws is a first-person shooter released back in 1997 by LucasArts. It has a Wild-West setting and follows the protagonist retired U.S. Marshal James Anderson. We would have to see though, whether LucasArts will allow this mod to be released, as the company is quite strict when it comes to fan remakes.
Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Listing Was Just a Placeholder After All
A few days ago, news about a listing on MediaMarkt that shows Red Dead Redemption 2 is going to release on PC has circulated the world wide web, and now the company has finally spoken. WCCFTech reached out to MediaMarkt, and the latter said that the listing is simply a placeholder – the company’s games department used it as a placeholder as they are counting on it being announced for PC as well just like GTA 5.
OCTOBER 24 PART 2
New Destiny 3 Rumor Reveals Features
It looks like Bungie is already working on Destiny 3. AnonTheNine, known for his leaks about the series, says that the third entry is in early development and is slated to lean more on the RPG side of the game. He adds that Guardians will have access to powers of darkness, which implies new supers and subclasses, and probably some major story content too. There will also supposedly be a PvEvP zone where players will fight for territory while fighting both human and AI enemies.
Fallout 76 Has Some Sort of Battle Royale Mode
It seems there’s some sort of battle royale mode in Fallout 76. The Hunter/Hunted Radio station will allow players to engage in “pre-war training sessions” where participants are given an hour to kill everybody else in a shrinking circle. The twist here is that each player will be encouraged to track down one specific victim while trying to fight off their own assassin. The battle royale mechanics won’t make this the next Fortnite though, as it will only require a minimum of four players to play.
Overwatch League Leak Reveals Atlanta Team
It looks like the Overwatch League app just leaked the name of Atlanta’s Overwatch League team. A short teaser video was posted on the app for the Atlanta Reign revealing the team’s red and grey phoenix logo and their custom skins as worn by Zarya and Lucio. The video was only up for a short time and then taken down right away. Signups for Season 2 are now closed, so its only a matter of time before we learn more about the remaining teams. Season 2 kicks off on February 14th, 2019.
Fallout: New California Mod Launches
Since the next Fallout will be focusing on multiplayer gameplay, you’ll need to find your singleplayer Fallout fix elsewhere. The good news is that Fallout: New California, the mod for Fallout: New Vegas, has just launched. Set 20 years before the events of New Vegas, the mod puts players in the shoes of an orphaned teen from Vault 18 amidst the ongoing struggle between different factions. Development on the mod started back in 2012, with a partial release in 2013.
The Elder Scrolls Online’s Murkmire Update Out Now
A new expansion has arrived for The Elder Scrolls Online called the Murkmire update. This update brings players to a brand-new location which they can explore, and contains up to ten hours of story content. The Murkmire update also includes a quest where players are tasked to uncover an ancient relic. The new location is called Blackmarsh, and it is home to the Argonians. The DLC also comes with lots of quality-of-life changes such as improvement to the housing editor.
Details on Darksiders 3 Strategy Guide Revealed
An Amazon listing for Darksiders 3 Official Collector’s Edition Guide has revealed what the game’s special edition will contain. The listing says players will get behind the scenes footage, fan art, an exclusive foreword, a signed premium hardcover book, the game’s comprehensive walkthrough, detailed maps, and the digital version of everything that was mentioned. This will be a must-have for dedicated fans of the series, although they will have to purchase the actual game separately.
Street Fighter 5 Gets Patch to Improve Input Lag
Three years after it first launched, Capcom is finally taking steps to improve input lag in Street Fighter 5. A new patch is rolling out for Street Fighter 5 Arcade Edition that should greatly reduce the input lag that some tests have placed at around 5.37 frames. The game will go offline for maintenance from 7 PM BST today to 1 AM BST tomorrow, after which players should enjoy smoother gameplay. Street Fighter 5 Arcade Edition is available on PC and PS4.
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Out Now with Free Bonuses
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales has launched! This standalone game is an RPG adventure that is set in the universe of Geralt of Rivia. It combines narrative-driven exploration with card battle mechanics and unique puzzles. Those who purchased the game get free awesome digital goodies including the game’s soundtrack, concept art, digital versions of GWENT: Art of The Witcher Card Game artbook as well as The Witcher graphic novel Fox Children from Dark Horse, among other freebies.
General Grievous Will Be Playable in Battlefront 2 Starting October 30th
DICE has confirmed through a new blogpost that Star Wars’ villainous robot General Grievous will be joining Star Wars Battlefront 2 as a playable villain starting October 30th. General Grievous will come as part of a free update for players who own the game. The lengthy blog post also described his abilities which include Thrust Surge, Unrelenting Advance, and Claw Crush Ability. Full details are available in EA’s website.
Overwatch Gets Spectator Mode
In a new developer update, Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan revealed that a Spectator Mode will be coming to the game, although it would need to undergo some tests first. The mode is temporarily named the Overwatch World Cup Viewer, and as its name suggests, it will be specific to the Overwatch World Cup which is slated to take place in November at BlizzCon. The feature gives players various camera control perspectives including first and third person, and top-down views.
No Man’s Sky’s Spooky The Abyss Update Announced
No Man’s Sky is gearing up for a Halloween-themed update called The Abyss which will be releasing next week. Hello Games founder Sean Murray revealed that although most of their team have been busy with weekly updates, some of them have been working on the free update. The devs are still keeping mum on just what the update will add to the space-exploration game, but free content is always appreciated. No Man’s Sky is currently available on PC, Xbox One and PS4.