Allkeyshop TV News 4 September (Recap)
Battle for Azeroth Free for WoW Classic Players at Level 60
Blizzard has announced that when World of Warcraft players reach level 60 in the game, they will be rewarded with a free copy of Battle for Azeroth. This will actually boost your character to level 110 for free. What’s ironic with this bonus is that most of those playing World of Warcraft Classic are already die-hard fans that probably already own the Battle for Azeroth. Blizzard also announced that a surge of players had been seen with the release of the World of Warcraft 1.14 version.
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair Launch Date Revealed
A possible release date had been revealed for Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair as seen on the Australian Nintendo website. The game had been posted as arriving on October 8th for all the versions of the game which are PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. This may possibly be a place holder date only but stores are usually accurate about the dates of games releases. Another thing is that Playtonic did announce previously that the game will be arriving on October.
Remedy’s Control DLC Unearthed by Debugging Tool
Remedy’s Control may have an upcoming DLC as unearthed by a player who used some debugging tools. Some free-look camera has been seen as well as alternate renders like different shaders and effects like the wireframe view. Another thing that had been seen is the ability to jump to any mission in the game. The giveaway for this was the letters “DLC” at the end of the name of the file. We will have to wait for further details to know more about this.
Kingdom Hearts 3 Re: Mind Trailer Available Next Week
Square Enix will be sharing a new Kingdom Hearts 3 Re: Mind trailer which will be launching by next week. They have shared the information through their official Kingdom Hearts Twitter account. The trailer for Re: Mind will be seen on September 9th. For right now, we have no information available for this, but since the sequel took almost 15 years to wait for, just another week won’t be that bad of a wait time.
Serious Sam Classics: Revolution Launches as a Full Game
Serious Sam Classics: Revolution is finally out of Early Access and is now a full game. The Classics Revolution is actually the first two Serious Sam games and was made by a fan that launched on the Steam Early Access. Almost five years have passed and nothing happened to it, with the fan saying that “life happened”. This had been brought to life once again by the Croteam, helping it to a full launch. There are new enemies and a new boss. There are also eight new campaign maps and a survival mode.
Mass Effect 3 Mod Fixes Game’s Ending
A Mass Effect 3 mod has been launched which will fix the game’s Catalyst as well as London mission. There will also be new events, some gameplay improvements, altered cutscenes, restored content and so much more. Do note that this is actually from a group of modders who were not happy with the game’s ending nor was happy with the final mission. Right now, the mod is available on NexusMods for download. So, if you are one of the players who had been disappointed by the original ending, now is your chance.
NHL 20 Features 33 Alumni Teams
NHL 20 will feature Alumni Teams, EA Sports has announced. The company has revealed all 33 teams through a Tweet that reads, “#NHL20 will feature 33 playable Alumni Teams comprised of some of the best players in each teams history! Including former franchises like the Quebec Nordiques, Minnesota North Stars and Hartford Whalers!” Alumni Teams are squads that feature legacy players and teams grouped together, including those teams that no longer exist.
NASCAR Heat 4 Launches September 7th
NASCAR Heat 4 is all set for launch. The game will be launching on September 13th, and will be available for players on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game promises new features such as a dynamic UI, deeper Career Mode, Track map, and unlockable paint schemes, among others. The game’s sounds and graphics have also undergone a complete overhaul, plus its AI is now smarter and more competitive.
Tactical Space Game Crying Suns Demo Available on Steam
FTL-inspired roguelite Crying Suns currently has a demo on Steam. The demo gives players a chance to try out the game before its official launch on September 19th. As mentioned, Crying Suns took inspiration from Faster Than Light, but it is more story-focused. Players will take the role of Admiral Ellys Idaho’s clone, and the future of humanity lies in his hands. The game features over 300 possible story events in over six chapters.
DiRT Rally 2.0 World Championship Kicks Off Next Week
Codemasters has confirmed that its DiRT Rally 2.0 World Championship will kick off on September 10th. This competitive gaming event is open to all players on PS4, Xbox One and PC. From September 10th, players will take part in a series of online challenges which culminates in a live final at the Autosport International Show at the Birmingham NEC on January 11, 2020. Players can participate by joining through the World Championship tab in the game, then select Qualifiers and select Qualifier Rally or Qualifier Rallycross.
Monster Hunter World’s Iceborn Rewards Helpful Players
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will be rewarding players who will help other players catch up. The feature is called Hunter Helper, and this will especially be helpful for players who are yet to reach the required rank in order to play Iceborne. Low-rank players can ask help from those with higher ranks to complete quests and finish up their storyline. In exchange, these higher rank players will get rewards, but Capcom is yet to reveal what these rewards will be.
The Cycle Currently Available as Open Alpha on the Epic Game Store
Yager Development has announced that The Cycle currently available in open Alpha on the Epic Games Store. At first glance, many would argue that it falls within the battle royale genre as it does bear some of the elements commonly associated with the genre. However, it is a competitive ‘quest’ shooter that takes place on the alien planet of Fortuna III. You can play alone or with up to 3 others as a squad as you complete mission and amass valuable resources. You can sign up for the alpha on the game’s official website.
CS:GO New Berlin 2019 Viewer Pass Detailed
CS:GO has received a new update that introduces a new Berlin 2019 Viewer Pass. This pass comes with an upgradable Berlin 2019 Event coin and grants players access to the Berlin Pick’Em Challenge. Viewer pass holders will also receive unlimited team graffiti for the duration of the event, access to Berlin 2019 Souvenir Packages, and all-new Viewer Pass Missions. In addition, players will be granted the ability to purchase additional Souvenir Tokens and Team and player autograph stickers.
Final Fantasy 14 Writer Explains Localization for Game
Final Fantasy XIV main scenario writer Natsuko Ishikawa and art team lead Takeo Suzuki, recently enlightened the masses when they divulged some interesting information regarding the game’s localization. According to the developers, there are loads of variables that goes into localizing the action-RPG that usually go unsung. In making the game accessible to a global audience, adjustments range from the most technical of tasks to the terminology of fist bumps which when translated in Japanese is “knuckle-to-knuckle”.
New Psychological Horror Game Anthology of Fear Announced
Ultimate Games and RG Crew have announced a brand-new first-person psychological horror game named Anthology of Fear. According to the developer, the title primarily focuses on the story which sees the players employ their deductive abilities in solving the secrets of the game world. The publisher released a gameplay trailer as well as some screenshots from the game in celebration of the announcement. There is no official release date disclosed but Anthology of Fear will be released soon.
Inferno 2 Coming to Consoles
Inferno 2’s release date as well as the consoles it will be coming to have recently been announced. If you possess a Nintendo Switch, PS4 and or an Xbox One, this is your queue to get excited as this amazing title will be playable on these consoles as of the fifth of this month. For those who don’t already know, Inferno 2 is a dual-stick arcade-action game that was published and developed by Radiangames. If you can’t wait until then and you currently have a PC, the game is available in the Steam Store.
A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher is Now Available for the Nintendo Switch
Independent developer Ask an Enemy Studios has officially announced that its split-screen single-player twin-stick game named A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher has been released for the Nintendo Switch. The developer also urges players to take advantage of the 10% off launch day discount. Critics deem this title to be very promising and interesting for the most part. Of course, you can find out for your self once you have purchased it from the Nintendo Switch eShop in Europe.
New Space Theme Update Announced for Golf With Your Friends
Team17 has announced the most recent update to the 12-player mini golf game, Golf With Your Friends. According to the developer, the new ‘Space Theme Update’ will feature a brand-new level named Space Course which has 18 holes. The update also comes with a new ball shape power up and a ball spinning mechanic to the delight of golf enthusiasts who will lunge at this opportunity to demonstrate their golfing prowess. In addition, there are general optimization improvements and bug fixes.
Roleplaying Elements to be Added to Red Dead Online with New Update
Red Dead Online’s next major update will feature interesting roleplaying elements which enable players to completely immerse themselves in the game as they live out their wildest dreams. Much like most games with role-playing elements, the game offers a massive range of activities you can do which even includes self-imposed challenges. A prime example of the said challenges is a player that documented himself walking from Valentine to Saint Denis with a bowl of stew in hand, which last over 37 minutes in real-time.
Fallout 76 Launch Codes Now Available
Fallout 76’s launch codes for September 2 to September 9 have been released. The said launch codes usually run for a week after which they are swapped for a new set. Now you can join the Enclave and unlock the Whitespring Bunker; complete Back to Basics and Officer on Deck then access to the Command Center within the Whitespring Bunker. You are required to shoot down a Cargobot to get a Nuclear Keycard thereafter. There are quite a few tasks to complete but no task insurmountable.
Battlefield 5’s 4.4 Patch Now Live
DICE has released a brand-new update for Battlefield 5 for all platforms. It is patch 4.4 which features two new maps to the game: Lofoten Islands, and Provence. No surprise there, considering both maps were previously showcased at the recent conventions. Unfortunately, both maps will be exclusive to Squad Conquest and Team Deathmatch modes and there will be no variants for the bigger modes like Conquest. Battlefield 5 is also getting two new weapons which are the Panzerbusche 39, and the Breda M1935 PG.