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In a not-so-surprising move, Shenmue III has been delayed to an undetermined 2019 release window.
Behind obvious games like Half-Life 3, Shenmue III is arguably one of the most hyped games for an older generation of gamers. Although Ys Net secured over $6 million in funding on Kickstarter along with a big publishing deal with Deep Silver, the studio has a lot of work to do to ensure the game lives up to its fans' expectations. As a result of this workload the team has delayed the game into next year, which isn't really that shocking given the lack of gameplay footage.
"Deep Silver today announce that their upcoming release Shenmue III has been moved and will now release in 2019," the publisher wrote in an announcement.
"The extra time will be used to polish the quality of the game even further, to the high standards it deserves and release the product in the best possible timeframe."
It may surprise many to learn that Valve is still indeed working on new games...and some of them are super secret affairs.
In its new website redesign Half-Life developer Valve reminds everyone that yes, it's still making games. Pre-occupied with running its juggernaut Steam storefront and building its VR ecosystem, Valve hasn't released a new big game for some time...but it's still making content behind closed doors. "We have some new games in the works, too. A couple have been announced, while others remain top secret," the company said on the site. Could one of these top secret games be Left For Dead 3 or, just maybe, Half-Life 3?
And Valve is hiring too. Here's an interesting tidbit from a 3D character artist job listing: "Valve has many projects in various stages of production at all times." Before you get too excited though remember all game dev studios have countless projects in their pipelines that often get cancelled. The industry is replete with examples of amazing-sounding games (or in the case of Star Wars 1313 amazing looking) that've simply died out, and I'm sure Valve is no different in this respect.
The Russian game developer Mono Studio has released a new trailer for their upcoming title INSOMNIA: The Ark, the trailer has been titled "Dystopian World."
For those that are not aware of INSOMNIA: The Ark, the title is based around a retro-futuristic space station named Object 6. The entire station has been tasked to find humanities new home and it appears that the mission has caused several problems within the confines of the ship.
During the trailer we can hear an upbeat jazz song playing in the background, while the songs lyrics are in Russian when they are translated to English a perfect description of the ships current state is revealed "with our full crew on board, with our one motor gone, we can still carry on."
To celebrate the third anniversary of CD Projekt RED's The Witcher 3, the developer has gathered together all of the characters once more.
CD Projekt RED has taken to The Witcher Twitter page to celebrate the third anniversary, the developer has said "Today marks the third anniversary of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt release! On this occasion we've managed to gather the gang for celebrations."
The post continues by saying that this gathering was captured by "Count Beledal's parestisomach" and that fans should join in on the fun and make today the day where everyone shows off their favorite screenshots from the game. If you missed the 10th anniversary for The Witcher series there was a celebratory video released by CD Projekt RED, its a real tear-jerker if you are fan of The Witcher series.
To celebrate the anniversary of Overwatch, Blizzard Entertainment has thrown together a awesome stop-motion video for fans, Tracer has decided to cook up a celebratory cake!
The video begins with an Overwatch player just finishing off a game and walking away from her PC, beside her are two Overwatch statues, one of Reaper and the other being Tracer. After the player leaves the room the Tracer statue comes to life, much like Toy Story. Tracer makes her way over to Reaper and asks "do you know what today is?" Reaper follows up with a very stern but not at all shocking "leave me alone."
The stop-motion video continues by fans watching Tracer make a celebratory cake as fast as she possibly can, she finishes it up by getting Reaper to shoot the candles to light them, beginning the celebrations. For more information on Overwatch or if you are interested in joining the community visit the official Blizzard Entertainment website here.
A week ago we saw the Little Nightmares Complete Edition announcement trailer released and now the title is available for digital download via the Nintendo eShop!
Above we have the Little Nightmares: Complete Edition launch trailer and from the video it can be seen that Nintendo has done a fantastic job with creating a spooky and unsettling atmosphere around the title. This could honestly be the darkest trailer Nintendo has ever done, it isn't aimed at children from the age range of 3 - 12 but more so at the more mature audiences.
Little Nightmares: Complete Edition is now available on the Nintendo eShop, if you missed out on the games announcement trailer check it out here.
To celebrate the launch of Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition on the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo has released a launch trailer showcasing exactly what the game features.
Before the launch of Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition we saw the Ganondorf character highlight trailer and also the Toon Link, Tetra, Medli, King Daphnes, Link, Zelda, Impa, Linkle, Lana, Cia and Volga highlight trailers.
From the description on the video, players will be able to enjoy Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition as they "Fight through hordes of enemies as your favorite The Legend of Zelda™ characters in full 1080p TV mode-or in two-player on one system! All of the weapons, characters, and downloadable contents are included in this ultimate version of Hyrule Warriors."
DICE will have one of the biggest gaming reveals of 2018 on May 23 with Battlefield V, and now the official Twitter account of Battlefield is ramping up the hype machine into overdrive leading into the official reveal.
The official Twitter account of Battlefield has been on fire teasing that "the tides of war are changing... can you feel it", following up that tweet with a bunch of teases of Battlefield V and what it will deliver. The first says: "A New Battlefield in a New Setting. It's a brand new experience and still everything you love about Battlefield - where every fight is different and brought to life across unexpected theaters of war".
The second tweet teased "The Return of War Stories. DICE believes in both all-out multiplayer and single player, and the live reveal will have more info on the returning fan-favorite War Stories. Prepare for untold, compelling narratives in a new setting".
NVIDIA is preparing their GeForce GTX 1180 for June 15 in Founders Edition form according to the latest rumor from Tom's Hardware, a new card that would beat out their current flagship graphics card, the TITAN Xp.
I exclusively reported that NVIDIA will name the new cards the GeForce GTX 1180 and that it will be the Turing architecture (after all the kerfuffle over Ampere, but that GPU architecture comes after Turing). We can expect the June 15 release to be a hotly-talked about subject, especially as it's the week after Computex which is quite odd indeed.
NVIDIA will push out the GTX 1180 Founders Edition first, then AIB partners like ZOTAC, MSI, ASUS, GIGABYTE and others will have their custom cards to show off sometime in August-September.
We should expect the GT104 GPU to power it, with 8-16GB of GDDR6 of RAM on the new GeForce GTX 1180. We are to expect TITAN Xp class performance, but at what price? $599? $699? $899? If we're talking about TITAN Xp performance (which is a $1200 card) I would expect $899 or more. Who in their right mind would buy the GTX 1070 Ti, GTX 1080, or GTX 1080 Ti once the GTX 1180 comes out? Especially if it offers TITAN Xp performance (better than GTX 1080 Ti) and it's cheaper.
Exciting times ahead, people!
After years of service, Best Buy may be shuttering its Gamer's Club Unlocked initiative, pushing consumers to other retailers like Amazon for savings.
Reports broke out yesterday that big box retailer Best Buy is canning its penny-saving Gamer's Club Unlocked program for "a variety of reasons." An internal memo obtained by Twitter user Wario64 states that effective immediately GCU cannot be renewed by existing members or purchased by non-members. Current members will still have discount benefits until their subscription expires. The service offered perks like 20% off all new games, 10% off used games, and bonus trade-in credit for the low cost of $30 for 2 years.
"For a variety of reasons, we have decided that our Gamers Club programs will not be accepting new members. This includes both the free Gamers Club membership and Gamers Club Unlocked (GCU). Current members will continue to receive their benefits and we encourage everyone else to use our 'My Best Buy' membership to receive perks, including receiving a $10 reward certificate when pre-ordering hot games," the memo states.