Allkeyshop TV News 30 September (Recap)
Radio Commander Launch Date Revealed
Radio Commander is a realistic strategy game where players command troops on the battlefield by giving orders over a radio. The game offers 9 campaign missions, 15 unit types, a full voice-over, over 200 dialogue blocks, over 600 story dialogues as well as voice recognition. There will be 3 difficulty modes which are easy, commander, and veteran. A replay mode is also available as well as a custom missions editor and sandbox mode. Radio Commander is set to launch on October 10h for the PC.
Foresite Games’ Tactical Turn-based Game Project Haven Announced
Foresight Games has announced their upcoming tactical turn-based game Project Haven. Set in the dystopian Haven City, players will be commanding the Steel Dragons, a mercenary outfit that is fighting to survive the harsh conditions of Haven City. The game offers a manual override on aiming, flexible tactical combat, mature storytelling, RPG character building as well as advanced weapon mechanics. Right now the game is still in development for PC and there is no launch date as of yet.
Darksiders 2 Deathinitive Edition Out Now for the Switch
Darksiders 2 Deathinitive Edition which is already available on PC and consoles now has a Nintendo Switch launch! This action role-playing hack and slash adventure video game will put players into the shoes of Death, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. He is aided by Despair a horse who has the ability to open areas of the overworld as well as Dust a raven who gives him objectives. Death has a personal mission to prove his brother innocent as well as resurrect humanity.
Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones Out Now Has Launch Discount Available
Cosmic Horror CRPG Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones has launched on Steam for PC available at $29.99 USD. A launch discount is also available right now, giving players a 15% off. The game offers a 2D world with Lovecraftian themes of horror and dread. Even the enemies, environments and storylines are inspired by Lovecraft’s work. There are 8 main character Archetypes to choose from as well as a host of strange characters to accompany you. Enjoy strategic, turn-based combat in a 2D perspective.
Encased an Isometric RPG Launches on Early Access
An isometric role-playing game set in a sci-fi post-apocalyptic world called Encased has launched on Steam Early Access. The game is developed by Dark Crystal Games and published by Black Tower Entertainment. Offering an open-world CRPG, get to create weapons and armor that you are able to upgrade. Survive in the post-apocalyptic world, search for mysterious artifacts and use them. Offering a versatile system of skills and attributes, the game doesn’t use a class system.
Teslagrad Out Now on Switch and Vita
The popular 2D platformer Teslagrad has finally made its way to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation Vita. The Switch version comes with a physical edition as well as a value pack and the PS Vita version will come as an exclusive value pack only. Play as a young boy who finds himself inside the abandoned Tesla Tower. Discover what secrets are hidden in this treacherous tower. Solve complex puzzles, explore beautifuly hand-drawn 2D surroundings, enjoy the game’s visual storytelling and more.
Apex Legends Adds New Map for Season 3
Apex Legends’ third season is about to arrive, and Respawn Entertainment has revealed what players can look forward to. The game will feature a brand-new fire-and-ice-themed map called World’s Edge. The map features molten heat and chemical ice. The new map is part of Apex Legends’ Season 3 which rolls out on October 1st and is officially titled Meltdown. It will be available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Mounts Coming to Conan Exiles
Conan Legends is finally adding mounts and will be available for players starting December. The mounts will come as a free update. Players will be able to capture and train their mounts as well as engage in mounted combat. A pet leveling system will also be added. In addition to mounts, the game will also be able to purchase the Riders of Hyboria DLC when the free mount update launches.
Tropico 6 Launches on Consoles
Tropico 6 has been released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Kalypso Media and Limbic Entertainment are proud to announce. The game is available in digital and retail formats in all supported regions, while its North American retail release will follow on October 8th. On PlayStation 4, the game is available in Standard Edition and also in ‘El Prez’ edition which includes extra palace décor and male/female tourist outfits for El Presidente. Xbox One players who purchased the game while in Game Preview will also get the said freebies.
Assassin’s Creed Series Has Sold Over 140 Million Copies
Analyst Daniel Ahmad revealed on Twitter that the Assassin’s Creed series has sold over 140 million copies worldwide. This is a huge milestone for Ubisoft, and it goes to show that the series has kept a solid fanbase since the first game launched. Ahmad also added other stats in his Tweet which shows the Just Dance series has sold 70 million, followed by the Far Cry series with 50 million, and Rabbids at 20 million. Ahmad said these figures were taken from Ubisoft’s press kit which was released back in June.
Half-Life 2 Characters Can Blink Again
Valve has rolled out an update for Half-Life 2 which “fixes” a bug where NPCs in the game are not blinking. Apparently, the NPCs have stopped blinking after a SteamPipe update released five years ago, as reported by RockPaperShotgun. Before the fix rolled out, the NPCs still blinked, but not as often as they naturally should. The fix was rolled out for Half-Life 2, Episode 1 and 2, Lost Coast, and Source.
Fallout 76 to Get Public Test Server by 2020
Fallout 76 will be getting a public test server as well as perk loadouts as announced by Bethesda. The plans for the PTS will be launched by early 2020. The updates that will be available for the PTS will be different from the massive Wastelanders update. Along with the announcement of the PTS and perk loadouts is a multi-factor authentication that will increase player account security. The multi-factor authentication will be a legendary system that fixes to the social menu.
My Hero One’s Justice 2 Teased
A new My Hero Academia game has been announced by Bandai Namco, arriving for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The said game is My Hero One’s Justice 2 but no release date has been given for the game. The information was shared by Gematsu, sharing a screenshot from the latest issue of Weekly Jump. My Hero One’s Justice 2 is said to be the follow up to My Hero One’s Justice. There is little information available for the game, according to Gematsu there will be new characters and abilities.
New Doom Skins Available for Doom Eternal
In-game skins from Doom, Doom 2 and Doom 3 will be available for Doom Eternal. The new skins are actually part of the new Slayers Club rewards. Those interested to get the skins will have to link their Slayers Club account to the re-releases of Doom, Doom 2 and Doom 3. There are three colors available for the skins. The indigo represents Doom 1, the bronze represents Doom 2 and the red one represents Doom 3. In addition to that, some game updates were launched for the re-releases of Doom and Doom 2.
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Trailer Features New Sequel
Bandai Namco has finally shared a trailer for the latest DLC for the jet-fighting sequel Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown. The new sequel is now live across all of the game’s platforms. The new mission is called Unexpected Visitor where players would have to capture a submarine called The Alicorn. This sub is so powerful that it can destroy a small country. Unexpected Visitor is part of three new story chapters for the game. Another one will be available by October 23 called Anchorhead Raid.
New Borderlands 3 Patch Launched
A new Borderlands 3 patch has been released and it buffs vault hunter Zane. The damage of his skills is now up by about 75%. On the other hand, FL4K and Amara’s Guardian Angel has been nerfed. The Guardian Angel of Amara has its health restoration reduced from 100% to 50% only. The robot FL4K’s Guerrillas in the Mist skill bonus duration has been reduced from 8 seconds to 6 seconds, it’s critical damage bonus has been lowered as well from 50% to 25%. Significant changes were also seen in weapons.
Dota 2 Receives Changes to Matchmaking
Valve has announced changes to Dota 2’s matchmaking because of smurfs. Smurfs are skilled players who creates new accounts in order to play against players with lesser experience. To combat the smurfs, an MMR or a new way of calculating the matchmaking rating is being introduced. The system will search for players that are consistently performing well above their skill bracket. The MMR will be applied to them until they are able to reach a skill bracket where they are not over-performing.
Dragon Quest XI S: Echos of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition Out Now
Dragon Quest XI S: Echos of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition has launched for the Nintendo Switch. Actually, this game had been the very first game to be announced for the Switch. This had been way back when the Nintendo Switch was also announced, and a lot of people didn’t know much about it the hand-held console. And as we all know, the Dragon Quest XI S: Echos of an Elusive Age did not launch with the Switch, but it is now available and it probably had an impact with the Switch’s success as well.
Planet Zoo Introduces the Franchise Mode
Planet Zoo is getting a new mode when it comes out. It’s not actually new and it simply splits the sandbox and career modes of the game. It will give players the ability to build their zoos and everything with it like managing your economy, guests, and animal needs offline which previously can only be done online. This new mode is called the Franchise mode, it will have a “full economy with both dollars and Conservative Credits, guest needs, Research, Education, animals and more” to create your zoo!
Infinity Battlescape Early Access Announced
After 15 whole years, developer I-Novae Studios has finally released their space sim Infinity Battlescape on Steam Early Access. The game offers a seamless, true-to-scale fight for domination of a procedural star system. The early access version will come with the core gameplay and it is expected to stay in that state for about six to twelve months. More content is expected for the game once it releases.
Lost Viking: Kingdom of Heaven Announced
A new trailer was shared for the upcoming adventure survival video game Lost Viking: Kingdom of Women. The game is set in a medieval Eastern Europe having the main characters as Ragnald with his companion a wolf named Raga. The game’s story is about Ragnald trying to save his Viking family who has fallen into the trap of the unmerciful warriors of the Kingdom of Women. The developer of the game ForestLight Games also announced that the game will be arriving to PC by the second or third quarter of 2020.
Homeworld Crowdfunding Campain Surpassed Goal
Publisher Gearbox and developer Blackbird Interactive has announced that the crowdfunding campaign for their upcoming game Homeworld 3 has surpassed its goal of just $1 USD for fans to give feedback. So far the campaign was already able to reach $1 million USD. Gearbox announced that the campaign will be open all throughout the development of the game having different backer tiers. Homeworld 3 is set to launch by 2022!