Allkeyshop TV News 18 December (Recap)
Magic: The Gathering Arena’s Event Changes Rolled Back
The Wizards of the Coast is going to roll back the previously announced changes for Magic: The Gathering Arena’s Constructed Events, and this is all thanks to the fans’ feedback. The changes that were questioned was for the structure of the Constructed Events as well as the individual card rewards or ICRs. The changes now favor best-of-1s instead of the normal best-of-3s removing the ICRs. The new changes are believed to take away the game’s strategy, making it more of a game of chance.
Trials Rising Delayed
Trials Rising will be delayed a few weeks as Ubisoft RedLynx and Ubisoft Kiev would need a little extra time to fine-tune the game before releasing it. The originally scheduled release for the game was on February 12, 2019, and now, it will be delayed up until February 26, 2019. Trials Rising will offer new epic locations around the world as well as a hundred tracks. Riders will travel the world and put their skills to the test with varying levels of difficulty and competition.
Valfaris Announces Free Demo on Steam
Digital Uppercut and Steel Mantis have announced the demo for their upcoming 2D action-platformer Valfaris. The demo will be available on Steam from now until December 31st. Once it hits midnight Pacific Time the demo will be deleted and players will have to wait for the game’s full release in 2019. Players will get to play the role of Therion the son of the Warrior Lord. You will kill the monsters that have invaded Valfaris by shooting and slicing your way through as well as deflecting some hazards.
Granblue Fantasy Versus Announced
Cygames and Arc System Works made a surprise announcement during the Granblue Fantasy Fes 2018. The announcement was for Granblue Fantasy Versus which will be arriving by 2019 in Japan exclusively for the PlayStation 4, and it will be a 1-on-1 fighting game. Ark System has developed well-known games in the past like Dragon Ball Fighter Z, Persona 4 Arena, plus the Guilty Gear and BlazBlue series. So we are sure that the game will be giving an amazing experience as well.
Red Dead Online’s Gold Can Now Be Bought with Real Money
Players are now able to purchase Red Dead Online gold with real money the range starts from $4.99 up to $99.99. These are the following values: One-time offer: 25 gold bars for $4.99, 25 gold bars for $9.99, 55 gold bars for $19.99, 150 gold bars for $49.99, 245 gold bars for $74.99, 350 gold bars for $99.99. The use of gold bars in the game does not have any impact on in-game progress and can be used for visual upgrades, camp accessories, horses, and clothing for your character.
Horizon Shift 81 to Release on Nintendo Switch
Horizon Shift ’81 will be available on the Nintendo Switch next week. The game offers players to ride along a horizon line where you can move back and forth as well as top to bottom, shooting at or evading layers of enemies. This will come with a revamped look which includes a CRT-style curve as well as more enemies. The pace is much faster so you must be alert in order to survive. Horizon Shift ’81 is available on December 20th. Those who would want an old-school version can play via the Atari 2600.
Unruly Heroes Set to Release in Early 2019
Magic Design Studios’ Unruly Heroes is announced to have a launch date of early 2019. The game was first introduced during E3 2017 and had a release date of 2018. The game was delayed for the 2019 launch to give it some more time for polish. This is inspired by Journey to the West and will also have four heroes namely Sanzang, Wukong, Kihong, and Sandmonk. You will journey across the different locales in search of the Sacred Scrolls. Unruly Heroes will be available on Xbox One, PC and Switch.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 DLC Soundtrack Available For Digital Purchase
The Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna DLC soundtrack is available for purchase. The OST is called The Golden Country. This has been released in Japan as a physical medium, but for all those in the west, you can purchase this digitally. There are eleven songs in the soundtrack and none of these are available in the core game. Those interested can purchase the songs individually or as a whole so you are able to pick your favorites if you wish. The soundtrack is available in iTunes right now.
New Street Fighter 5 Character Announced
A brand new Street Fighter 5 character has been announced and it is Kage. According to the official description of the character, Kage is the embodiment of Satsui. He manifested because Ryu rejected Satsui no Hado. Now, Kage hungers for power in order to prove that “Ryu is nothing without him”. Kage is available right now and also comes with a balance patch that includes changes to a lot of the Street Fighter 5 characters. The complete patch notes can be seen in Capcom’s official website.
Todd Macfarlane’s Spawn To Guest In Mortal Kombat 11
Mortal Kombat 11 could possibly get Todd McFarlane’s Spawn as a guest character. Speculations arose because of a Reddit AMA question asking McFarlane if he would be allowing Spawn to be in Mortal Kombat 11 and his response was “I believe he’s on his way…” He may not know that the announcement is not public yet, so this is not an absolute guarantee that the character Spawn will make it to the game. We would have to wait for further announcements to make sure that the grim and gritty character is on its way.
Kingdom Hearts 3 Epilogue And Secret Movie Only Accessible Through Update
Contrary to what most fans feared, Kingdom Hearts 3’s epilogue and secret movie will not be leaked. Square Enix confirmed that access to these won’t be possible without the needed update. Recently, some Kingdom Hearts 3 retail copies were released a month and a half earlier than the expected launch date. Because of this, fans of the game are afraid that spoilers will be seen on the internet. Kingdom Hearts 3 will be launching on January 29, 2019, for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Kingdom Hearts 3 Director Urges Fans Not To Post Spoilers After Game Leak
Kingdom Hearts 3 director Tetsuya Nomura is asking fans to refrain from posting spoilers about the game. The director apologetically expressed remorse after the game had leaked and outlined that the studio knows what had caused it. “We want everyone to be able to equally experience the full game after its release, so we ask for your continued support on this matter,” he said. Kingdom Hears 3 is scheduled to be released on January 29 of next year for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
New Anthem Legion of Dawn Trailer Revealed
Bioware released a brand new trailer for Anthem. It highlights the special Legion of Dawn edition and delves deeper into the Legion of the Dawn’s lore. The video shows how The legion of the Dawn overcame the darkness that once enslaved them. Players would argue that the noteworthy display of the trailer was the wonderfully rendered armor. Viewers also learned that there is Legion of Dawn themed armor for every playable class in the game among many other details. Anthem is due for release on February 22, 2019.
Prosperous Universe Now Available in Early Access
Prosperous Universe is now on Steam Early Access. This is a space economy simulation game in which you are the CEO of your own spacefaring company. The game allows players to craft and design spaceships, tour the galaxy and fortify alliances with other companies and or business of reputable value. The developers recommend that players produce, trade, transport, and profit in the game to ensure success. Prosperous Universe is set to be released in 2019.
Firewatch Can Now Be Played in Nintendo Switch
Campo Santo’s Firewatch, which first launched in 2016, is finally getting a Nintendo Switch port today! The game is now available in the eShop for $20 and it is the same price for the game on other platforms like PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The developers said that they focused on the game’s optimizations for the Switch port so that it would not suffer from any performance issues. The improvements are actually filtered out to all the game’s platforms which means that they will all benefit.
Fortnite v 7.10 Delayed
Fortnite’s newest patch called the v7.10 was supposed to launch today, however, it will be delayed due to some issues that the developers were able to find. Also, fans believe that included in the patch is the new vehicle called Driftboard which is also being delayed as a bug was found in it as well. Right now, we have no news when the patch will be released and if the new Driftboard vehicle will be launching along with it or if that would be a separate release.
Second Playable Character in Kingdom Hearts 3 Confirmed
Tetsuya Nomura previously hinted that a second playable character will be available in Kingdom Hearts 3. All the speculation has been confirmed with the release of the new trailer called Final Battle. The second playable character is a childhood friend of Sora named Riku. Actually, Riku had been a playable character in the series before like in Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories for the Game Boy Advance and the PS 2. The Final Battle trailer also shows the new locations for Kingdom Hearts 3.
New Fallout 76 Update Hints On Possible Loot Boxes
Fallout 76 might have loot boxes in the form of the Lunchboxes. The information was discovered thanks to dataminers. Lunchboxes are not a new thing for the Fallout franchise as Fallout 4 had them before and it had confetti and a random item when opened. However, the details of the Fallout 76 Lunchbox describes it as “random rewards in exchange for in-game or real-world currency”. All this information should be taken with a grain of salt as no official announcement has been made yet.
Red Dead Redemption 2 Back at the Top of the UK Charts
Red Dead Redemption 2 is back on top of the UK sales charts! This is a week after the game was briefly surpassed by Super Smash Bros Ultimate last week, making it land on the second spot. This week, Super Smash Bros Ultimate landed on the fourth spot. Following Red Dead Redemption 2 is FIFA 19 which is still going strong in terms of sales in the UK charts. On third is Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Battlefield 5 lands on the seventh spot, followed by Forza Horizon 4 on 8th.
New Trailer Available For The Liar Princess and The Blind Prince
The Liar Princess and The Blind Prince received a brand new trailer thanks to NIS America. The video though is quite strange and creepy. The trailer is short and it shows the Princess and the Prince taking a break from their journey. She prepares food and offers it to the blind Prince. What makes the video creepy is the fact that the food offered is a bloody piece of meat. The Liar Princess and The Blind Prince will launch on February 12, available for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
Early Access Title Geneshift is Free on Steam for a Limited Time
Head over to Steam now and get the early access title Geneshift for free! This battle royale game is free from now until December 19th. Geneshift is inspired by Grand Theft Auto 2, and in the game, players have two minutes to battle it out with other players, with the last man standing as the winner. The map has vehicles, weapons, and power-ups at players’ disposal. If you’re interested in buying, the game also has a Complete Edition that comes with a single-player campaign, five more PvP modes, and more.
Underworld Ascendant Update Will Have New Save System And Other Changes
Underworld Ascendant launched underwhelmingly, but developer Otherside Entertainment is trying to turn that around with efforts for a new update. They are planning to release two major updates on Steam. This will bring a new save system to the game allowing players to save anywhere as well as make changes to the combat. It will also come with some tune player movement, quest improvements and an overall enhancement for the player’s journey in the game. The update is expected by February 2019.