Comic-Con 2018 - As we move closer to Mega Man 11 releasing, the newest installment to the Mega Man series, Capcom has revealed yet another boss that will be featured within the title. Everyone welcome Torch Man as he heats up the stage.
Not to long ago we saw a similar treatment from Capcom for Blast Man, now we are diving into what Torch Man's stage will be themed as and what players will be up against. The Torch Man level will be based in a "lush forest and campsite that he's turned into his personal training grounds to hone his "Fist of Fire" technique." Players will have to be cautious of the numerous robots hiding in tents, platforms that are prone to heat-up, low-lit areas and many more obstacles that could appear friend at at first but are actually foe.
Torch Man's stage will mostly consist of flame being hurled at Mega Man, players will have to dodge, weave, duck and slide to avoid the fiery projectiles. The trailer showcases Mega Man using his Speed Gear ability while fighting Torch Man. Mega Man is able to slow down time briefly, more importantly though notice when it is used. It appears that the player utilizes the ability when Torch Man is about do a fast attack to secure a place of repositioning, players should take note of this as using these new abilities at the perfect times could be the difference between life and death. Just looking at Torch Man some Mega Man fans would be able to draw similarities between Fire Man and Magma Dragoon, perhaps Torch Man is a combination of the two? Mega Man 11 comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on October 2nd.
The second free update on the way to Kirby: Star Allies has now revealed that Dark Meta Knight will be arriving with the Dream Friend DLC. A new trailer has been releases showcasing his introduction.
The first Dream Friend updates that Nintendo brought to Kirby: Star Allies have seen Bandana Waddle Dee, King Dedede and Meta Knight added to parties. Since then numerous other characters have been added as well the list is as follows: Rick, Kine, Coo, Marx and Gooey.
The second free update will be released on July 27th and players will be glad to know that Daroach, Adeleine & Ribbon will also be added this time around. For those that didn't know, Dark Meta Knight first appeared in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror as an anti-hero/villain, as you would of guessed he is carbon copy of Meta Knight. Daroach first appeared in Kirby Squeak Squad as the main antagonist, in Kirby: Star Allies he will be using his claws and his ice wand to attack foes. Kirby: Star Allies was released on March 16th, 2018 for the Nintendo Switch. The Dream Friends DLC will be released on July 27th.
Nintendo has revealed the new update coming to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, a new contestant will be joining the racing roster. Introducing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild 'Champions Tunic' Link, and his trusty Master Cycle Zero.
The reveal comes from a trailer that was uploaded to the Nintendo YouTube Channel and also posted onto their Twitter page. A few days ago, I reported on Shinya Takahashi, Nintendo's head of software development discussing a coming update to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, this is the update that he teased. This new patch will be bringing the game to version 1.6.0. and with it we will see the adding of 'Champions Tunic' Link as a racer, he will be riding on the Master Cycle Zero. The Master Cycle Zero was featured in Zelda: Breath of the Wild as a reward for defeating the final boss Monk Maz Koshia in the Champions' Ballad DLC.
The update has already been made live, so when you next jump onto your Nintendo Switch don't forget to upgrade Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. According to the Twitter post by Nintendo America, this new update will also be bringing Ancient Tires and the Paraglider parts for all the players customizable desires. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was released on the 28th of April 2017 and is only available on the Nintendo Switch.
Comic-Con 2018 - During the Comic-Con convention held in San Diego this year, a brand new story trailer was showcased for Insomniac Games' Spider-Man on the PlayStation 4.
The trailer showcases the problematic future Spider-Man players will be facing, with numerous villains running around the city, and what seems like the people of the city turning their backs on Spider-Man things will be getting quite tough for players. The 'people' of New York have hired a new villain called 'Silver Sable', her team and her have been ordered to stop Spider-Man, calling Spidy an "an enemy of the people." Sable is a classic character throughout the Spider-Man comics, she first appeared in the The Amazing Spider-Man issue #265 (June 1985), she is very skilled at firearms, hand-to-hand combat and knives. So be prepared for quite a tussle when you come across her in-game.
Insomniac Games, the developers behind Marvel's Spider-Man will also be bringing fans an exclusive limited edition PlayStation 4 Pro Bundle, as you would of imagined it's completely Spider-Man themed. The Spider-Man symbol is emblazoned onto the 1 TB PS4 Pro system and matches the blood red DualShock 4 controller also supplied within the package. Gamers will also be receiving a physical copy of Marvel's Spider-Man and also a free download code for the City That Never Sleeps DLC.
Ubisoft has multiple updates coming to Ghost Recon Wildlands this year, with the second free update 'Special Operations 2' launching on July 24. With it, Special Operations 2 will pack 'Ghost Mode', new classes, maps, and features.
Ghost Mode can be played solo or in co-op mode, but it adds permadeath to the game, friendly fire, and gives you the option of letting you play Wildlands without a teammate. It's a departure from the usual style of gameplay in Ghost Recon Wildlands, but those who want to have a higher level of difficulty will appreciate what Special Operations 2 provides, for free.
Ghost War is also getting upgraded with a new player vs player tweak that provides two new classes, two new maps, and a bunch of new features.
Ubisoft is updating Ghost Recon Wildlands with Special Operations to everyone, and you'll receive a 7-day early access pass to Ghost Mode and the new Ghost War classes if you own the 'Year 2 Pass'. This means if you have the Year 2 Pass, you can start playing the new Wildlands content right now, but everyone else only has to wait a few more days until July 24.
Motion Twin, the developer and publisher behind Dead Cells have announced that their title is available for pre-order on the eShop. Users that pre-order the title will now receive a 20% discount.
Dead Cells is a rogue-lite, metroidvania inspired, action-platformer that will take players through a labyrinth of levels that will not only be challenging but enjoyable as well. Dead Cells captures the 2D souls-lite combat that will force players into earning their progress through rigorous progressive difficulties.
Since Dead Cells is perfect for the Nintendo Switch considering the gameplay type of the title, a iteration of the game is debuting to the Nintendo Switch. In celebration of this, Motion Joy has provided anyone in living in America with a 20% pre-order discount, this discount will only be available for users who pre-order through the eShop. Dead Cells on the Nintendo Switch will be releasing on August 7th, 2018. For more information about the title visit the official listing here.
It has been revealed that Nintendo will be providing a demo of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at their booth for this years Evo 2018.
The official Nintendo Versus Twitter recently posted confirming that Nintendo would be giving everyone who attends their booth at Evo 2018 a chance to jump into match of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, before its release in December. Here is what they had to say "Good news, fighters! The Super #SmashBrosUltimate demo will be playable at the Nintendo booth at #Evo2018!"
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, as we all know was playable at this years E3 2018 so players that desired to get a quick round in on the unreleased title had to specifically pre-book tickets for it. This time round at Evo 2018 we don't see any kind of system like that in place, meaning that anyone can visit the Nintendo booth and jump straight into a match of mayhem. If you are interested in going to Evo this year, the location of the event is at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 3rd to August 5th. For further information regarding participating visit the official Evo website here.
The classic Spidy villain 'Tombstone' has been teased by Sony for Insomniac Games' Spider-Man title, judging by the information released we could see the villain added to the roster.
Sony has released the second edition to the Daily Bugle, and throughout each of the pieces found on the paper, there is a column written by the fictional journalist Betty Brant, it details what appears to be called "Grave Encounters." According to Brant, this new street drug is going around called "Grave Dust" causes people to turn into monsters, the description reads as follows: "Terrified eyewitnesses claim that users' skin flushes grey and hardens, quite literally as if they've turned to stone. Others report users break into fits of rage, inflicting violence against innocent citizens, and even themselves."
The official PlayStation Twitter also re-tweeted this newest edition to the Daily Bugle, which clearly shows support for the contents of the article. It wouldn't be that much of stretch to say that these are clear teasers for Tombstone to be joining the villain roster, the comparison between the grey, stone-like drug users and Tombstone is quite unmistakable. Insomniac Games' Spider-Man will be releasing exclusively on the PlayStation 4 on September 7th this year. For further information about the Daily Bugle, or Spider-Man visit the official website here.
Every wondered what it would be like to reek havoc as the Incredible Hulk in GTA V? That is now completely possible, thanks to the gifted modder JulioNiB players can now download and experience what it is like to jump, throw, smash and destroy as the Hulk.
JulioNiB is quite experienced with re-creating very iconic characters in GTA V, he has already constructed a mod for Thanos with full infinity Gauntlet powers, and Goku with Super Saiyan capabilities up to Super Saiyan 4. The brand new Hulk mod is exactly what you think Hulk would be like to play in GTA V, he has super strength, auto heal, super jump, super melee attacks and is basically unstoppable.
Players will also have a wall climb feature that they can utilize to scale buildings, this will allow some extra height on the massive leaps and bounds Hulk will be taking. If you are interested in checking out the mod, visit the download link here. It should be noted that if you desire to install this mod you will need the most updated ScriptHookVDotNet installed, a link for that can be found here.
Dragon Ball FighterZ is on the way to the Nintendo Switch at end of the year, and ahead of its launch, information has surfaced regarding an open beta for the title.
Dragon Ball FighterZ— 黒凧 BlackKite (@bk2128) July 18, 2018
New DLC characters coming in early August:
Normal Vegeta, has Galick Gun & Galaxy Breaker
Normal Goku, has Kaioken & Super Spirit Bomb
Switch ver will have open beta test in August, can have local 3vs3 matches.https://t.co/l220V1gWZc pic.twitter.com/zjceT5hDWG
The news comes from Twitter user BlackKite, who has come across what appears to be evidence for a Dragon Ball FighterZ open beta coming to the Nintendo Switch in Japan. Japan's latest release of V-Jump has also revealed that the Dragon Ball FighterZ will also be receiving two new DLC characters around the same time, Base Vegeta and Base Goku.
Base Vegeta and Base Goku will be $5 each and will be available sometime throughout August. Base Goku will have Kaioken and Super Spirit Bomb abilities and Base Vegeta will be arriving with Galick Gun and Galaxy Breaker. According to Siliconera, the open beta coming in August will also start a new 3v3 local battle feature that players will be able to enjoy. At the moment the beta is only planned for release in Japan, hopefully we see a western release as well around the same time. Dragon Ball FighterZ is already available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. A Nintendo Switch release will be coming on September 29.