Allkeyshop TV News 28 October (Recap)
Profane Launches on Steam
Alternative Software’s twin-stick shooter Profane has officially launched and is now available for PC via Steam. Profane challenges players into defeating enemies before time runs out. The player’s health and skill are all affected by the clock so making decisions fast is crucial. The game features customizable loadouts, competition-focused gameplay to challenge friends, and multiple game modes.
Tropico 6 Seasonal Halloween Content Update Rolls Out
Kalypso Media has rolled out a new update for Tropico 6 which introduces a new limited-time Halloween content. The new content will be available until November 7th only. The update dresses up the main menu with a Halloween theme, plus the game also gets autumn foliage. Flowers in parks and on buildings have also been replaced with pumpkins. Also, during the event, Halloween palace customization is available in the “garden” category.
Monster Hunter World Iceborne PC Release Date Announced
Monster Hunter World’s frosty expansion, Iceborne, has finally received a release date on PC. It will be available starting January 9, 2020. The expansion first launched for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One last month, and it introduced the new Hoarfrost Reach biome as well as new monsters. It also introduces a new story as well as the new Seliana base, plus the more challenging Master Rank alongside some improvements and enhancements.
Payday 2 is Back in Development, DLC Coming
Starbreeze has announced that it is restarting development for Payday 2 amid financial issues. The studio has previously shut down development on the game to focus on other projects. Starbreeze said work is currently under way on a new DLC called Border Crossing Heist. The game is also set to receive both free and paid updates going forward, contrary to Starbreeze’s previous statement that all future Payday 2 updates will be free.
The Outer Worlds Switch Release Coming 2020
The Outer Worlds publisher Private Division has announced through a press release that the game will be available on the Nintendo Switch in 2020. Virtuos, the same company that ported Dark Souls Remastered on Switch, will also be the one working on The Outer World’s Switch port. An official release date is yet to be announced. The Outer Worlds has recently launched for PC, PS4, and Xbox One and has been receiving quite a warm reception from gamers and critics so far.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Defender DLC Proceeds Will Go to Charity
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is out now, and if you’re willing to spend a little money to help support war veterans, then the game’s Defender Pack will certainly be of great help. According to Activision, 100% of Defender’s Pack proceeds will go directly to the non-profit organization Call of Duty Endowment. The DLC includes 11 digital items which includes the special Defender .357 revolver variant with three attachments. It also includes an in-game watch with the Endowment logo, a weapon camo, weapon charm, and a lot more.
WWE 2K20 Getting Its First Patch
WWE 2K20 has been experiencing a lot of bugs since launch, and finally 2K Games has spoken and announced that a patch will be coming soon. 2K did not specifically say what issues will be addressed in the upcoming patch, but they said they are “working hard to investigate these concerns and address them as necessary.” The initial patch is expected to roll out “in the next two weeks with others to follow.”
Final Fantasy 14 Nerfs King Moggle Mog
Final Fantasy 14’s preliminary patch notes for its 5.1 update have been released. The update includes a nerf for Good King Moggle Mog XII in the Thornmarch fight. With this update, Moggle Mog will deal less damage with Momento Moogle. Also included in the patch are additional item levels in the dungeons that are needed to complete the game’s Main Scenario Quests. Most crafting skills will also be removed in order to simplify crafting classes. The patch is set to roll out on October 29th.
Hilda Crosses Over to BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
Under Night In-Birth character, Hilda, is crossing over to BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle through its upcoming character pack that will launch on November 21st. The fashionista Hilda first appeared as the boss character of Under Night In-Birth, before eventually joining its roster as a DLC character. Also launching on November 21st is Version 2.0 which will bring an overhauled UI, extra scenarios, bug fixes, and balances.
Two Point Hospital Suits Up for Halloween
Two Point Hospital is also celebrating Halloween with the return of its Spooky Mode event. The event brings themed visuals such as moody lights, swarms of bats, and a new ailment for players to cure: lightheadedness. The game will also be playing Halloween-themed soundtrack, as well as get revamped decorations for hospital halls. The game is also available at a discount during the event which runs until October 28th.
Strategy Game Romance of the Three Kingdoms 14 Coming to PC
Tecmo Koei’s strategy game Romance of the Three Kingdoms 14 has received its PC release date. The game will be available starting February 28th on Steam, with a DLC that brings the Battle Of Yiling scenario available for free for players who will purchase the game within the first two weeks of launch. Romance of the Three Kingdoms 14 brings players to Ancient China and will play as aspiring generals. It features a massive hex-grid map where players will command armies, manage cities, and more.
20,000 CS:GO Players Banned Because of Minerva
More than 20,000 CS:GO players had been banned because of the new chat AI made by Faceit. The new AI is called Minerva, and its job is to recognize toxic messages like verbal abuse, spam messages and more. Those detected will first receive a warning, then a ban and with repeat offenders getting harsher punishments overtime. Because of Minerva, the toxic messages were able to drop by 20% from August to September.
Borderlands 3 Gets a Photo Mode
Players of Borderlands 3 are now able to use the game’s photo mode on all of the game’s platforms. The most popular feature that has been added to triple A games is probably this mode. Players will be able to take amazing pictures on Pandora, Eden-6 and so much more and share them. Borderlands 3 launched about a month ago and is available on PC via the Epic Games Store and on consoles’ PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
AI: The Somnium Files Demo Announced for the PS4 and Switch
AI: The Somnium Files is getting a demo and it will be available for PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch but not for the PC. Another thing is that the saved data on the demo will not carry over to the full game. AI: The Somnium Files had been delayed because of quality issues and has launched on September 17th in North America and September 20th in Europe. The game’s physical version launched on September 24th.
Monster Hunter World Iceborn Patch is Set to Launch on February 2020
The expansion to Monster Hunter World called Iceborn will be launching on January 9, 2020 for PC, as announced by Capcom. The developers also announced that PC players of the game will get to receive new content sooner than previously planned. Capcom has announced that updates of the game will be “fast-tracked”, the patch that will be coming in February of 2020 will be giving PC players of the game Rajang plus a Resident Evil cross over as well.
Panzer Dragoon: Remake Launch Date Announced
The Panzer Dragoon: Remake will be launching in Winter 2019 for PC as announced by Forever Entertainment. The game first launched for the Sega Saturn console in 1995. The remade version will have new and improved graphics as well as some modifications that are akin to the modern players. The game will come with seven realistic levels as well as a prototype dragon to fight with. No specific date has been announced for the launch, nor was there any information given for the game’s system requirements.
Yes, Your Grace to Launch in 2020, Open Beta Announced
The narrative-driven kingdom management RPG called Yes, Your Grace has been announced. The game will let players decide whether they will help people with their problems or conserve their resources for more important matters. You will play as King Eryk in the medieval kingdom of Davern. Those interest to try out the game can sign up in the public beta available in the game’s Discord. Yes, Your Grace will be launching on PC and consoles in 2020.
Veritas Free Beta Now Available
A narrative-driven psychological mystery called Veritas was announced and the game’s free beta is now available. The game will let you play as a volunteer in a study by the Veritas Industries where you wake up in a cell without any memory. You are having doubts about what the doctors are saying and you are determined to break out and find freedom from the sinister facility. To join the free beta, go to the game’s Discord and sign up. Veritas is set to launch on February 12, 2020, for PC, Mac, iOS and Android.
Into The Dead 2 Now Available for the Nintendo Switch
Into The Dead 2 is now available for the Nintendo Switch as announced by Versus Evil in partnership with PikPok. This apocalyptic zombie shooter is available at around £31.49 pounds or €34.99 euros. Officially licensed missions like Ghostbusters and Night of The Living Dead are also available and are sold separately at around £4.49 pounds and €4.99 euros. A bundle is also available for £35.99 pounds and €39.99.
Re: Legends Halloween Update Announced
Re:Legend is getting a new Holloween-themed update and is available for free and is arriving on October 31st 2019. This update will introduce players to a Halloween Island that has peculiar creatures called the Shadow Magnus, they are rare beings that inhabit the mysterious island. Those who are able to kill these Shadow Magnus’ can earn powerful items that they can add to their collections.
Privacy Announced to Launch in 2020 for PC
Get to investigate the life and death of billionaire CEO of DenHeer, Inc. in the single-player game Privacy. The year is 2079 and you will be exploring the house of Robert-Paul den Heer, the dead billionaire. Your task is to secure the secret research data of Mr. Den Heer and surrender it to the company. As you enter Mr. Den Heer’s house, you find out that he is a very complicated man. Privacy is set to launch in 2020 for PC and Mac.
Conglomerate 451 Launch Date Pushed Back
First-person dungeon crawler game Conglomerate 451’s launch date has been pushed back to early 2020 as announced in the game’s updated roadmap. In Conglomerate 451, players are tasked to take down corrupt corporations in the Conglomerate city’s sector 451. The game offers a cyberpunk, grid-based dungeon crawler that is currently available on Steam Early Access. The game is set to launch by February 2020.