Allkeyshop TV News 9 August (Recap)
Age of Wonders: Planetfall Officially Launches
The latest entry in the Age of Wonders series has launched! Age of Wonders: Planetfall is now available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game features tactical turn-based battles, as well as a large selection of factions, units, and destructible environments. Players will build their own planetary empire as they discover the game’s rich world. The game can be played in single-player through its story campaign, or in multiplayer.
Borderlands 3 Features Amara in Latest Character Trailer
Gearbox has released a new character trailer for Borderlands 3 and the latest highlight is for Amara the Siren. Amara loves brawls, and she kind of intimidates her foes with her six mythical arms. She also uses astral projections to take on her enemies and wish they didn’t run into her. Her Fist of the Elements skill is useful in locking down her enemies, and her Mystical Assault will bombard her foes with her fists. Amara also has a Brawl tree which gives her a powerful slam and stronger abilities.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Has a Tamagotchi Easter Egg
Infinity Ward has revealed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has an interesting Easter Egg. After confirming that characters’ watches will show real-world time, art director Joel Emslie revealed in an interview with GameInformer that the watches have a Tamagotchi-like “pet” and they’re called Tamagunchis. Players can wear the watches in spec-ops and multiplayer modes. The Tamagunchi is fed with players’ multiplayer performance. Like the Tamagotchi, if players ignore their Tamagunchis, it will rot and die.
Cook, Serve, Delicious! 3?! Goes on a Road Trip
Cook, Serve, Delicious! 3?! is going to bring players on a road trip, as the latest game in the series leaves the regular restaurant business in exchange for a food truck. The food truck will drive across post-apocalyptic, war-torn America. Mechanics from previous games have been removed, so the game is expected to bring something fresh this time. One of those added is that players have other food trucks to compete with. There’s also a Zen campaign for those who want a stress-free gameplay. The game is set to launch in Early Access on January 2020.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Will Have Dedicated Servers
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will have dedicated servers for all platforms, Infinity Ward has revealed. This feature will be available when the game launches on October 25th for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. This announcement also came with the confirmation of the game featuring cross-platform play across PC and consoles. It is also worth noting that other Call of Duty games such as Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Ghosts, and even Call of Duty: Black Ops all have dedicated servers.
Moonfire Faire Returns in Final Fantasy 14
The Moonfire Faire event is coming back to Final Fantasy 14 and will run for a limited time. The event is running from now through August 26th at 8AM PT. Moonfire Faire will have players take on daily quests and receive rewards such as a summer cart, an above-ground pool, and clothing items. The event is open for players at level 30 and above, and it is available on the upper deck of Limsa Lominsa.
Hitman 2’s August Roadmap Revealed
IO Interactive has shared the August Roadmap for Hitman 2, and it starts off with a new suit for owners of the game’s Expansion Pass. The Homing Briefcase will also be making a comeback and will be an unlockable gadget. A new Escalation Contract has also been made available as of August 1st. A new Legacy Elusive Target, the Chameleon, is also available as of August 2nd. Also coming August 8th is a new Challenge Pack, followed by a new Escalation Contract on August 15th. A new Legacy Elusive Target opens on August 16th and 30th.
Legends of Aria Arrives on Steam Early Access
Sandbox MMORPG Legends of Aria is now available on Steam Early Access. The Early Access version comes with a host of new content and game updates which include: the Bard skill line, guided experience in the Profession System that assists players from being a newbie to a Grandmaster, a New Weapon and Armor Enchanting system, ruleset changes in PvP, and a lot more. Legends of Aria was inspired by classic MMOs like Eve Online.
New Guilty Gear Confirmed for the Playstation 4
Arc System Works has confirmed that the new Guilty Gear game will be available on the PlayStation 4. The confirmation was posted at the ArcRevo World Tour Final 2019 website, specifically in the “Demo Game Corner” section of the event’s official schedule. ArcRevo World Tour Final 2019 will take place on November 16 and 17, and the new Guilty Gear — as well as other games — will be playable during the event. Arc System Works is yet to confirm other platforms for the game, as well as its release date.
SteamWorld Quest’s Update 2.0 Adds New Game+ Mode
Fantasy card-battler SteamWorld Quest receives its free 2.0 update, and it adds a New Game+ mode to the game. The New Game+ mode will allow players who have already completed the game’s story campaign to have another go at the game, and previously unlocked items and cards are immediately available. The New Game+ mode also comes with an optional super-hard Legend Remix difficulty, if players are up for some challenge. The update also comes with bug fixes and improvements.
Tactical RPG The Last Spell Announced
Turn-based tactical RPG The Last Spell has been announced, and will be coming to PC and Nintendo Switch. The game will first launch on PC in 2020, while it is planned for release on the Switch at a later date. The game is described as Final Fantasy Tactics & Dynasty Warriors’ “illegitimate daughter” as it mixes roguelite elements with turn-based tactical RPG. The game also features hordes of enemies to slay, and players’ characters have their own skill trees as well as bonus perks.
Solo Mode Coming to Apex Legends
A solos mode is coming to Apex Legends with the Iron Crown Collection limited-time event which will be running on August 13th up until the 27th. Apex Legends, when launched in February, is known as a squad-based game, but with this new timed event players are able to go solo and battle it out in the King’s Canyon as “only one can wear the crown”. The solo’s mode had actually been a fan request for some time now, and another request is a duos mode. This new event will surely please fans of the game.
DayZ is Banned and at the Same Time Not Banned in Australia
The game DayZ has hit a strange point in Australia as the game’s physical edition has not been given a classification. What this means is that the game is banned in the area. The Australian Classification Board is refusing to give the game a classification because it features morphine. The digital version of the game, however, is still available for purchase in Australia via Steam. The digital version of the game had been cleared with an international classification agreement making it available.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint is Playable at Gamescom 2019
Ubisoft will be hosting some demos during this year’s Gamescom in Koelnmesse Cologne Germany. They will be located in Hall 6.1 and those who are able to attend can try out Ghost Recon Breakpoint before they make a purchase. Other games that are available for demos are next season of Rainbow Six Siege as well as the new sports-action roller derby game called Roller Champions. Other games that can be tried out are Watch Dogs Legion, Just Dance 2020, Trials Rising and Brawlhalla.
Upcoming Turn-Based Tactical RPG The Last Spell Announced
Developer and publisher CCCP of the upcoming turn-based tactical RPG called The Last Spell has shared a reveal trailer for the game. A terrifying mist has enveloped the land and it is killing off everything that it touches. The only way to make everything better is to cast the final spell that will remove all the magic from all the realms. This is easier said than done, as the process is lengthy and hard. The Last Spell is will be launching by 2020 on PC and will have a Switch launch in the future.
Shadows of Doubt Pre-Alpha Gameplay Shared
Developer ColePowered Games, which is a one-man team was able to share the pre-alpha gameplay of Shadows of Doubt, a detective stealth game. In the pre-alpha gameplay, we get to see the developer investigating a stolen rare baseball card. He already has an idea where the thief works, so we get to see him sneaking into the management company to uncover the list of employees. He then has to investigate each employee and find out who the culprit is. Shadow of Doubt will release “when it’s ready”.
Halo: The Master Chief Looks Amazing on PC
Halo: Master Chief Collection is looking good on PC. In the July Development Update shared by 343 Industries, the developer shared a couple of screenshots which shows how the game looks like in PCs with ultra-wide screens. One of the features the game has is that players have the option to configure the UI so it doesn’t block their view. In the case of ultra-wide monitors, the UI is centered rather than placed on the edges. 343 also announced that the game will be featured at Gamescom.
New GreedFall Gameplay Trailer Revealed
Action RPG GreedFall has received a 10-minute gameplay video which highlights the game’s features. The game’s combat system includes magic, melee, as well as a “tactical pause” option which allows players to pause a fight and choose an ability and a target. The game’s dialogues will also affect how encounters in the game will play out. Companions were also highlighted in the video, and it looks like they will play a major role in the game. GreedFall launches September 10th.
DeathStranding Could Open for Other Platforms
It looks like Death Stranding will no longer be exclusive on the PlayStation 4. A Resetera user who goes by the name “vestan” pointed it out in the forums that in the Australian PlayStation Store’s page where it lists PS4-exclusive games, Death Stranding is no longer listed among them. Using Wayback Machine, the user pointed out that back in May 2019, the game is still listed as one of the exclusive games for the console. This is also the same for the PS4 stores in Portugal, France, and Germany.
Hades’ The Big Bad Update Out Now
Supergiant Games has released an update for its hack-n-slash roguelike Hades. The Big Bad update brings a host of new content to the game. The update adds a new biome called The Temple of Styx to Hades. It also adds new enemies, the satyr cultists and giant vermin. The update also adds the ability for Zagreus to pet Cerberus. The Big Bad update’s patch notes is quite long, and you can find all details on Supergiant’s website.
Children of Morta Official Launch Date Announced
Dead Mage has announced the release date for story-driven action-RPG Children of Morta. The game will launch first on PC and will be available starting September 3rd. It will be available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One starting October 15th. The game will have players take on the role of a family of heroes called the Bergons. Each member of the family has their own personalities and fighting styles.
Warhammer Vermintide 2 Expansion to Launch on August 13
Warhammer Vermintide 2’s Winds of Magic expansion is arriving soon, according to the game’s official Twitter handle. The expansion is al set for launch on August 13th for PC. There’s no word as to when it will be available on PS4 and Xbox One. The Winds of Magic expansion features a new level cap, the new Beastmen enemy faction, new weapon type for all heroes, and a new PvP mode.
FIFA 20 Career Mode Details Shared
EA has revealed that FIFA 20’s Career Mode will bring something new to the table, and long-time fans of the franchise will surely welcome these with open arms. First, the Career Mode will come with Manager Customization, meaning players can create custom avatars for their managers. Morale Management will also be available, as well as Dynamic Player Potential. Full details on each feature are available in the game’s website.
Caliber from the Devs of World of Tanks is Coming to the West
Wargaming, the developers behind World of Tanks, has unveiled its new free-to-play game — the tactical shooter Caliber. The developer has announced that the game will be coming to Europe and will make its debut at Gamescom. Caliber will have players form a squad of four and game modes include co-op PvE, as well as traditional PvP. The developers are offering a chance for those interested to try the game first by subscribing on the game’s website.