Sony Interactive Entertainment announced this morning that it will be holding the digital showcase ‘A Look at the Future of Gaming on PlayStation 5′ on Thursday, June 4th, at 4:00pm EST/1:00 pm PST on Twitch and YouTube. This digital showcase will run for a bit more than an hour and will give you a first look at the games you’ll be playing after PlayStation 5 launches this holiday.
Out of an abundance of care and caution for the health and safety of tournament participants and staff, Bandai Namco has made the difficult decision to cancel official support for all remaining physical tournament events in the 2020 season for the Tekken, Soulcalibur, and Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tours respective. While Bandai Namco’s official support of physical tournament events has been cancelled for the 2020 season, they are finalizing online competition event solutions for the remainder of the year and aim to have more news to share soon.
Publisher Kalypso Media and in-house developer Realmforge Studios today announced October 23rd as the official release date for upcoming construction management sim Spacebase Startopia, revealed alongside the launch of the closed beta and a brand-new gameplay trailer.
Developer 704Games and publisher Motorsport Games have released the first gameplay trailer for NASCAR Heat 5, showcasing high-speed racing at iconic venues like Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway and Daytona International Speedway. The Gold Edition of NASCAR Heat 5, which includes the game’s season pass and other exclusive content, will launch on July 7th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via Steam, with the Standard Edition arriving on July 10th.
Join Shulk as he fights for the future and unravels the secrets of the powerful Monado blade in the Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition game, which is now available for the Nintendo Switch. Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition brings the first game in the Xenoblade Chronicles series to Switch with a host of upgrades, additions and improvements, including a new playable epilogue, Future Connected, which takes place one year after the events of the main game.
2K today announced that BioShock: The Collection, XCOM 2 Collection and Borderlands Legendary Collection are available now on Nintendo Switch. Each collection includes a combination of base games and downloadable expansions.
Square Enix debuted new gameplay footage from Outriders, the upcoming RPG-Shooter from People Can Fly and Square Enix External Studios. Seen through the lens of drop-in co-op, the First City gameplay reveals never-before-seen Pyromancer powers, brand-new, hyper-evolved creatures, information on the Outriders World Tier system, a look at a new environment and more.
Outriders will release on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and PC in Holiday 2020.
This morning, Jason Ronald, Partner Director of Program Management for the Xbox Platform Team, published an Xbox Wire post that details the Xbox team’s journey to make Xbox Series X the most compatible console ever, which required significant innovation in the design of the custom processor and Xbox operating system.
The blog post further discusses the innovations that make thousands of backward compatible games play better than ever before, including their new HDR reconstruction technique and Quick Resume. He also reveals new capabilities made possible by the power and advancements of Xbox Series X that will enable select titles to run at higher resolutions or double the frame rate. Read the full blog post here.
Sega has announced that the space shooter, Thunder Force AC is joining the Sega Ages collection of enhanced classics for the Nintendo Switch starting today. Sega Ages Thunder Force AC is now available on the Nintendo Switch eShop for $7.99 USD.
Square Enix today announced that Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition the refresh of the classic action-RPG adventure, will be available on August 27th for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.
Alongside updates to the visuals and audio, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition features a number of enhancements to make the experience more enchanting than ever. Character voiceovers, online multiplayer with cross-play functionality, new items, and new dungeons and bosses await. Additionally, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition introduces a brand-new ‘Mimic’ feature which will allow players to take the form of various characters they meet on their journey. By collecting stamps and visiting Moogle Houses, or completing dungeons, players will acquire unique crystals which will allow them to change their appearance to that of their favorite Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles characters.