Allkeyshop TV News 8 October (Recap)
EA Apologizes for FIFA 20 Global Series Competitors Data Leak
EA has issued an apology for FIFA 20 Global Series competitors who were affected by the recent data breach that leaked their personal information to other players. In a statement posted on Twitter, EA said they immediately took action to shut down the registration portal page 30 minutes after they launched it. EA also added that they “were able to root cause the issue and implement a fix to be clear that information is protected,” and are confident that “players will not see the same issue going forward.”
Bully 2 Was in Development But Was Cancelled
A report by gaming news website VGC said that a sequel for Bully was in development in the early 2010’s, but was apparently cancelled. The report said Rockstar New England spent “between a year and 18 months” working on the sequel’s concept, but it never progressed beyond “very small slice” of what you can call a playable game. The development stopped in 2013 and those involved in the project moved on to work on other projects.
Freeman: Guerrilla Warfare Out Now
Freeman: Guerrilla Warfare has officially launched after spending time in Early Access on Steam. In Freeman, players will play as the leader of a warring faction who needs to make money. To do this, the leader has to recruit soldiers while looting villages and fighting bandits. By building up an army, players will then fight against rival groups. The game does not have multiplayer at this time, so players will be battling with AI.
It Lurks Below Adds Free New Area and Class
Side-scrolling RPG It Lurks Below is getting a free update on October 10th, adding a new zone, a new melee-focused class, and a multi-class system. The new zone, called Badlands, is home to ogres who are also the new playable race. They are described as experts in melee combat and have cute, flapping ears. The Badlands also has new bosses that players can take on and try out the new multi-class system that lets them pass down “class ancient items” to future characters and create new builds.
Borderlands 3 Nerfs FL4K Again
It looks like Borderlands 3’s FL4K is still too powerful, as Gearbox has nerfed it once again. FL4K’s Leave No Trace skill has been reworked as it was “returning much more ammo than intended,” according to Gearbox. They have added a two-second cooldown which limits the ammo players can get back. The robot also received buffs on its Rakk Attack ability and Barbaric Yawp.
Fallout Legacy Collection Confirmed, Coming to UK and Germany
The Fallout Legacy Collection has been leaked in Amazon Germany earlier this month, and now Bethesda UK has confirmed that the collection will indeed be launching. The Fallout Legacy Collection contains Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics, Fallout 3 GOTY, Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition, and Fallout 4 GOTY. It will only be available in the UK and in Germany starting October 25th. Pre-orders are now also open. The collection is also only available for PC.
Outward Sells 400,000 Copies
Survival RPG Outward has sold more than 400,000 copies, developer Nine Dots announced. The developers are celebrating this milestone with a major update and content patch which will be rolling out soon. The game will be getting a new hardcore mode where players will have a one in five chance of permadeath when their character is defeated. The save will also be wiped. The devs are also working on “adding some much-needed endgame content.”
Modern Warfare Weapons List Leaked
Dataminers have discovered Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s entire weapons list in its in-game files on PC. It is not clear whether the listed weapons are going to be officially included in the game when it launches or were just there for the sake of testing. The weapons include the Crossbow, Assault Rifles such as Honey Badger, FN Scar 17s, and Kilo 141; SMGs like PP-19 Bizon, Uzi, and MP5; Marksman Rifles M14, Kar98k, and MK2 Carbine; and a lot more. The list includes roughly 50 weapons.
Marvel’s Avengers May Be 30 Hours Long
Marvel’s Avengers maybe around 30 hours long when it launches, Crystal Dynamics has revealed. Crystal Dynamics Senior Brand Director Rich Briggs said in an interview that the length of the game will depend on how deep the players want to get into it. The core story could be played in 10 to 12 hours, but players who “want to see everything there is, and do all the side missions and everything else,” will be able to spend roughly 30 hours to complete the game.
Conan Exiles Getting Debaucheries of Derketo DLC
Funcom is set to release a new DLC for Conan Exiles. The DLC is called Debaucheries of Derketo and will focus on aesthetics and role-play. The DLC adds 11 new building pieces like Treehouse Foundations, Rope Bridges, and Hanging Bridges. It will also come with 29 new placeables for taverns like counters, tables, stools, barrels, and more. The DLC also adds a Derketo theme with a luxurious bed and curtains. Full details on the DLC can be found in Funcom’s YouTube Channel.
Indivisible File Size for Consoles Revealed
Indivisible is set to launch October 8th for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game will also be available on the Nintendo Switch, but a release date has not been announced yet. If you’re playing on consoles, the game will be taking up 5.26 GB of free space on the PlayStation 4, and 4.32 GB on the Xbox One. The game will be available in digital and retail forms. Indivisible stars the protagonist Ajna who’s on a quest to discover the truth behind her powers.
Crossroads Inn Announced to Launch this Month
Developer’s Kraken Unleashed announced the launch date of their upcoming game Crossroads Inn. This offers players the chance to build as well as run their very own fantasy pub. The game has two main modes, one of which is the sandbox mode where you can do whatever you would like, building your own tavern, running it, staffing it and more. The other mode is the campaign mode where you get to play the game’s story. Crossroads Inn Kickstarted early this year and will be launching on October 23rd.
Everspace 2 Won’t be an Epic Games Store Exclusive
Rockfish Games promised that their game Everspace 2 won’t be an Epic Games Store exclusive. The developers said that they would want the game to be available on Steam first but it will still be released on GOG and the Epic Games Store. Right now the game is on a Kickstarter campaign which was launched last week, and it has already reached a quarter of its target. The goal is only to gather £400,000 Pounds, Rockfish explained that they just wanted the community to be involved with the game.
Isles of Adalar to Lunch Next Year
An open-world fantasy RPG from Peakway Software called Isles of Adalar has been announced. The game is a part RPG and another part RPG maker. A first-person, as well as a third-person perspective is also available for the game. The dialogue system will run on the choice and consequences of players. There will also be a hybrid text-based system that will have non-specific voice lines for the game’s NPCs. Multiple personality traits are also available. Isles of Adalar will launch in July 2020.
Surviving the Aftermath Revealed by Paradox Interactive
The newest game from Paradox Interactive is Surviving the Aftermath and it is set to launch by late 2020. Those who are excited about the game will be able to purchase as well as try the game out later this year, and it will be available in Early Access on the Epic Games Store as well as in the Xbox Game Preview. More details for the game will be revealed on October 19 which is a Saturday at the PDXCON 2019 in Berlin. Surviving the Aftermath will be available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
War Thunder Operation Shipyard Announced
Military online action game, War Thunder is getting an Operation Shipyard event as announced by Gaijin Entertainment. This event will come with four rare vehicles which are the MBK-161 armored boat, the VT 1-2 SPG, a Whirlwind P.9 fighter as well as the H-34 helicopter. During the event, players would need to gather the materials and blueprints needed in order to assemble the vehicle that they chose. There are two ways to accomplish this, one is to play very well and the other to make the purchase.
One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows Closed Beta Announced
A closed beta for One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows has been announced by Bandai Namco for the PS4 and Xbox One. This will be running from November 1st up until the 4th. Those who are members of the Epic loyalty program are able to claim their code for the closed beta until October 30th only. This will come on a first-come, first-served basis, as the slots are limited. You can go to their official site to check the specific times of each session of the One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows closed beta.
Rain of Reflections Out Now
The first chapter of Rain of Reflections is out now and it is a talky light adventure game. It has hacking as well as turn-based stealth parts. You will be playing as a scientist who is trying to fix humanity’s infertility problem because, after a few centuries, the human race has gone infertile. The game is beautiful with a lot of conversation options. Rain of Reflections is out now and it comes with a 10% discount on Steam, available until Friday which brings the game to €17.09 Euros or $17.09 Dollars.
Trover Saves the Universe Important Cosmic Jobs DLC Launched
A free DLC is coming to Torver Saves the Universe and it is called Important Cosmic Jobs. This new expansion will have players exploring Trover’s workplace, meet his strange colleagues as well as deal with his crazy bosses. As the co-founder of Squanch Games, Justin Roiland said, “It’ll be just like real life! Only less depressing!”. The DLC is free, but you would need the base game in order to play, so the game Trover Saves the Universe is at a 15% discount at the PS Store and the DLC will be free.
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Introduces New Crossover Character
A new trailer has been shared by Arc System Works for the newest crossover character for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle. This new fighter comes from RWBY and it is the beautiful and fashionable Neo Politan. She does look classy and charming but she has no problem in bringing on the beatdown when she has to. Neo can dash-teleport across the battlefield as well as counter and then disappearing and then reappearing behind an enemy. Neo Politan will arrive with the Version 2.0 update and costs around $25 USD.
RuneScape 3 Announces New Skill After Four Years
RuneScape 3 announced its first new skill in four years and it is Archeology! This new skill will have players excavating dig sites, looking for lost artifacts and uncovering powerful weapons. This skill will be available by January 2020 and it comes with some new content for the game. Some of the new content will include more quests like the City of Senntisten quest as well as the Azzandra quest. Archeology will be a combination of two types of skill and they are gathering and manufacturing.
FIFA 20 Holds First Spot in UK Sales Charts for Second Week
For the second week, FIFA 20 proves to be the top game in the UK charts beating out Ghost Recon Breakpoint who would have to settle for second place. The other games in the top five spots include Borderlands 3 in third, Gears 5 in fourth, and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening in fifth. Given that UK players love their FIFA games, Ghost Recon Breakpoint still did good in second place. Another notable entry that launched is the game Ghostbusters The Video Game Remastered which debuted at the sixth spot.