Allkeyshop TV News 5 July (Recap)
GRID to Launch on October 11th Instead of September 13th
The upcoming racing game by Codemasters called GRID is delayed. The game was originally supposed to launch on September 13th but was moved to October 11th. The announcement was seen in the Codemasters blog, but no reason was given for the delay. The post does assure that those who purchased and are planning to purchase the Ultimate Edition will still get the three-day early access to the game, meaning they are able to start playing on October 8th. GRID will still be a Google Stadia launch title.
Next Gran Turismo Game Already in the Works
Polyphony Digital already has the next Gran Turismo game in development despite being hard at work making content updates for the current game. This was confirmed by the series creator Kazunori Yamauchi but did not say how far along they are in the development. He said that the next title will be a “combination of the past, present and future” and will be a complete form of Gran Turismo. He also mentioned that he believes that VR is suited for a racing game, but will depend on the power of the device.
Tactical RPG Game Warsaw to Launch on September
Developer Pixelated Milk has a new tactical RPG game coming out on September 4 and it is called Warsaw. The game is set during the Warsaw Uprising in 1944. Here, you will have limited resources and people will die permanently. You must look for supplies while fighting off the Nazis. There will be a management phase as well as a combat phase. The management phase will let you oversee your headquarters, training, equipment and the like and the combat phase will look like a turn-based RPG.
Stranger Things Portals Seen in Fortnite
Fortnite players are noticing more and more signs of the Stranger Things crossover with the multiple portals showing up around the Mega Mall area. The portals allow players to teleport to other locations but within in the Mega Mall area only. The portals are very similar to those in the series Stranger Things with a glowing cocoon-like structure with dark roots growing into the walls. With this, it is most likely that more content will be coming soon for a Stranger Things cross-over.
Bloo Kid 2 Releases for the Nintendo Switch on October
The classic 2D retro-style platformer Bloo Kid 2 will be launching on the Nintendo Switch. Get to travel across five colorful pixelated worlds, with a classic chiptune soundtrack playing in the background. Look for all the hidden secrets, survive the boss fights and collect those stars. If you have enough of the stars, you will be able to unlock 15 challenging bonus levels. Bloo Kid 2 was originally released for the 3DS and you can play the game on the Nintendo Switch this October 2019.
Desperados 3 Closed Beta Announced
Desperados 3 is getting a beta test and they want their fans and interested players to participate. Mimimi Games announced that the closed beta will be launching on July 9th which is a Tuesday and will end on July 21st a Sunday. Those interested must sign up through a link and only 500 lucky participants will be chosen. Desperados 3 is almost at the final stages of its production and feedback is really important to the devs. Desperados 3 is set to launch this year for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
Hitman 2’s July Roadmap Unveiled
IO Interactive has revealed its July roadmap for Hitman 2. A ton of new content will be coming to the game this month, including the new Sniper Assassin map, The Prison, which will be available starting July 30th. A new Escalation Mission, The Babayeva Dissonance Contract, is available starting July 4th. By July 11th, a new Challenge Pack will roll out, then the new Legacy Elusive Target, The Badboy, will be open starting July 19th. A new Escalation Contract will be open on July 28th, followed by a new Contracts Mode for Hawke’s Bay on July 30th.
Next Assassin’s Creed Odyssey DLC Episode Launches This Month
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s three-part Fate of Atlantis story DLC will be closing this month with the release of the third chapter, Judgment of Atlantis. The third episode will be available starting July 16th on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. In the promotional screenshots Ubisoft released, it looks like players are finally going to be able to explore Atlantis with the release of the third chapter. The first and second episodes had players explore Elysium and Hades’ underworld respectively.
Desperado 3 Closed Beta Starts Next Week
The Wild West-themed real-time tactics game Desperados 3 is hosting a closed beta test from July 9th until the 21st. Players can sign up for this closed beta through a form the developers linked in their Steam post. Only 500 players will be selected out of all the applications. The game is entering the final stages of its production, so we can expect the developers to announce an official release date soon. The game will be launching sometime this year for PC, Xbox One, and PS4.
PES 2020 Changes Its Name to eFootball: PES
Konami has given PES 2020 a new name. The game will now be called “eFootball: PES.” According to the PES franchise’s European brand manager, Lennart Bobzien, they changed the name to eFootball: PES 2020 because they “want to put a bigger focus on esports moving forward.” He added that there will be bigger esports competitions coming up moving forward. The game will launch on September 10th.
Realm Royale Celebrates Its First Anniversary with Updates
Realm Royale is celebrating its first birthday, and Heroic Leap Games has announced that they are giving away the Cuddles Chicken skin and 200 Crowns to all players who will login from now until July 19th. Realm Royale is a game with a mix of fantasy and battle royale and has entered Steam Early Access last year. The developers express their thanks to the game’s fanbase for its feedback and continued support for the game.
After 20 Years The Langrisser JRPG Series is Making a Comeback
The tactical, turn-based JRPG Langrisser is making a comeback after being absent in the gaming scene for about 20 years. NIS America has announced that Langrisser 1 and 2 will be getting a PC and console release available next year and that it will be having HD graphics, quality of life improvements, English subtitles and “re-orchestrated music”. The very first Langrisser game launched in 1991 for Mega Drive, its sequel also launched for Mega Drive as well as in Super Nintendo in 1994 and 1995.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Judgement of Atlantis to Launch on July 16th
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s final episode of their DLC campaign called the Judgement of Atlantis will be launching on July 16th. The details right now are very little but we are sure that the last episode will be the same with the quality and quantity of the first two DLCs. We would probably know more about the final episode in the coming days since this will be made available in less than two weeks. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is now available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Horace, a Story-Driven Game is Coming to PC this Month
Paul Helman and Sean Scaplehorn the two-man development team of the game Horace has announced that the game will be launching on Steam by July 18. You will be playing as a robot named Horace who is looking for his family. As he searches for his loved ones he, in the process, will get the chance to save mankind as well. Horace offers a 2D platformer presented in the 16-bit era. Publisher 505 games also announced that if a lot of people wishlist the game, then a greater discount will be given.
Wayforward’s River City Girls Arriving on September 5th
Wayforward’s River City Girls will be launching on the PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on September 5. The game is also known as part of the Kunio-kun series. River City Girls will follow the story of Kyoko and Misako as they try to save their boyfriends’ Kunio and Riki. They will be going through all of the six regions of River City which is now much more vibrant and colorful and still in the 16-bit art style. You are able to pick up weapons, get enemies to fight for you and so much more.
World War Z Six Skulls Update Ups The Game’s Difficulty
Saber Interactive and Focus Home Interactive has released an update for World War Z which is called Six Skulls. This is free for all those who own the game which will be adding a new difficulty mode called Extreme. This new mode will be available across all of the game’s chapters and it will be a very hard challenge. If you finish the game in this mode, you will be rewarded with great new gear that you can show off to your pals. One of the rewards is the Wakizashi, a new melee weapon that is like a katana.
Dragon’s Dogma Servers to Close by End of the Year
Capcom director Kento Kinoshita and producer Matsukawa Minae, as well as the executive producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi, gave their statements about their decision to shut down the servers of their MMORPG Dragon’s Dogma Online. They did apologize for the sudden announcement of the closure and also thanked the gamers who patronized their game. They have also shared the schedule of what to expect before the end of the service on their site. Dragon’s Dogma Online will close on December 5.
Independence Day Goodies Available in GTA Online
To celebrate America’s Independence Day, GTA Online is giving out a free t-shirt which is the Canis USA Tee and a Patriot Beer Hat. Players are also able to earn GTA dollars as well as some RPs with the different missions and activities that you can do during the special. Some of it are Nightclubs, Client Jobs, Special Cargo, Air-Freight Cargo and the Biker and Bunker business. Other discounts will also be available as well. The Independence Day special will end on July 10.
Wind-Waker themed Secret for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Unveiled
Up until right now, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is still coming up with surprises for gamers. The latest one that has been discovered is the similarities between the Lurelin Village and Outset Island which is the starting point of the adventure of Link in The Wind Waker of 2002. The layout of the village is similar. This is not the only place that hints on the game going back to older games. Other locations like the Lon Lon Ranch as well as the Hyrule Castle also came from previous games.
Apex Legends Skins Available for Twitch Prime Members
It is the second season of Apex Legends and Twitch Prime members are able to get four cosmetic packs for free. The very first of the four cosmetic packs is for the newest champion, Wattson as well as his L-Star weapon. Wattson will be getting the Sweet Dreams skin and his L-Star will be getting the Stellar Stallion. In order to get this, players must link their Twitch Prime account with their EA account. The next skin that will be available will be for Bangalore also known as the Dino Dynamo.
New Trailer Available for Daemon X Machina
Daemon X Machina is set to launch in September and a new trailer has been revealed for the game which highlights the different improvements made for it. The trailer is about two minutes long and it shares a lot of improvements to both the game feel as well as quality of life. Some of the changes featured include seeing enemy health bars, new equipment that locks on to enemies, indicators that show the direction of enemy fire and more. Daemon X Machina will be launching on September 7 for the Switch.
Forza Horizon 4 Gets Chris Harris and the Stig
With the success of the Top Gear Series 27, PlayGround Games and BBC Studios were pleased to announce that Forza Horizon 4 players are able to play an all-new Top Gear “Horizon Story” absolutely free. The Horizon Story adds seven additional chapters to the game which includes a new gameplay that is narrated by Chris Harris. Also, players are able to unlock the “I am the Stig” t-shirt, The Stig race suit, the Top Gear project E-AT car, the Top Gear Track-tor and so much more.