Curve Digital today announced that multiplayer action-RPG The Ascent will release on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC in 2021, and will be playable with Xbox Game Pass on PC and console at launch. To celebrate the news, developer Neon Giant has put together a short video to showcase an update on development and illustrate a variety of features coming to The Ascent when it launches next year.
Bandai Namco today debuted the launch trailer for The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope ahead of the game’s release this Friday, October 30th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam.
Sony Interactive Entertainment today debuted the global launch ad for the PlayStation 5 ahead of the next-gen console’s release on November 12th.
During the last Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase of the year, Nintendo provided information about a variety of games coming to the Nintendo Switch from development and publishing partners like Square Enix, Remedy Entertainment, Koei Tecmo Games and HAL Laboratory. Games featured in the video presentation include the RPG sequel Bravely Default II; farming and lifestyle sim Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town; Greek mythology-inspired action-adventure game Immortals: Fenyx Rising; Nintendo Switch versions of Hitman 3 and Control, which are both played via cloud-streaming technology; and over-the-top action game No More Heroes III. There was even the surprise reveal that the original No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle, which originally released for the Wii, are now available exclusively in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch.
The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase also announced that the puzzler Part Time UFO from HAL Laboratory, the developers of the Kirby series, as well as a free demo of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, are both now available in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch.
In a statement on Twitter, CD Projekt Red announced their decision to once again move the launch of Cyberpunk 2077, this time from November 19th to December 10th:
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— Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) October 27, 2020
Nicalis today announced that Dungreed, an infinitely replayable 2D side-scrolling action game, has released for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. Developed by Team Horay, the game lets players assume the role of an adventurer who must explore a continuously evolving dungeon in order to prevent the town and its citizens from being destroyed.
NIS America today announced that The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV is now available for the PlayStation 4. The final chapter in The Legend of Heroes series’ Trails of Cold Steel arc will also be coming to Nintendo Switch and PC in 2021.
Sega today launched two new Sonic-themed game packs for the Nintendo Switch. Players can pick up bundles of Team Sonic Racing and Sonic Mania or Sonic Forces and Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD, available now for $39.99 USD each.
Frontier Developments announced today that Elite Dangerous: Horizons is now available for free for all owners of Elite Dangerous for download on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. All the season content included in Horizons is now part of the Elite Dangerous base game including planetary landings and surface recon vehicles.
Horizons also features multicrew joint operations, weapon crafting, ship-launched fighters, permission to land at many surface star ports and other locations, as well as access to the coveted services of the elusive Engineers, offering countless new gameplay opportunities for all Commanders.
Players who previously purchased Horizons will receive an exclusive Azure paint job compatible with all 41 ships currently in game.
Ghostrunner, the first-person cyberpunk parkour action game from publishers 505 Games and All in! Games and developers One More Level, 3D Realms, and Slipgate Ironworks, launches today on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam, the Epic Games Store, and GOG. The Nintendo Switch version launches November 2020.