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It’s been too long since it released for the Nintendo Switch, but the critically acclaimed blockbuster hit Hades, from Supergiant Games, is finally (FINALLY!) headed to the PlayStation and Xbox consoles on August 13 in both a physical and digital release. The game was spotted bearing a Korean rating last month, prompting whispers of a console release. Publisher Private Division have also announced that the physical edition for the PS4 and PS5 will retail for PHP 1,580, and preorders will be available soon across local stores. There is extra incentive to get the physical version, especially for collectors, since it includes a booklet containing artwork from the game’s Art Director, Jen Zee, as well as a redeemable code for Hades’ fantastic soundtrack. The first-run prints of the retail PlayStation copies will also include an eye-catching metallic foil detailing across the cover art, perfect for individuals looking to add a standout piece…

Square Enix Presents was host to a number of announcements and reveals, including one that is quite odd, to say the least. It was announced that the first six titles (Final Fantasy I – VI) will be making a comeback in what’s called Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster, which will be an individual release of the classic titles for Steam and mobile. Not much is known about Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster, or why it isn’t coming to consoles (just yet), but seeing as the lineup has already released in some form over the past few years, it would be interesting to see what Square Enix is planning to do with this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5evm8hjmt8Y Maybe an 2D-HD remake please, Square?

Thanks to industry insider Jason Schreier, the gaming public “knew”, to some extent, that this was coming. The latest from Square Enix and Eidos Montreal is a single-player action adventure game called Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and is set to release for the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and PC on October 26. The game was unveiled during the recently concluded Square Enix Presents livestream, and showed off an official reveal trailer, which you can watch below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-jFYYMkJh4 Unlike Marvel’s Avengers, this game will be a single player affair, with no microtransactions and multiplayer that spelled the doom of Iron-Man and the rest of the crew. Judging by how good the story campaign was for the Avengers, this latest outing could show some promise. The game overview reads as follows: Fire up a wild ride across the cosmos with a fresh take on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. In…

During Ubisoft Forward, it was revealed that the Season Pass for the upcoming Far Cry 6 will see the return of the villains from the previous entries such as Vaas Montenegro, Pagan Min and Joseph Seed – all performed by the original cast. Through each of the three DLC episodes, players will delve into the minds of these iconic antagonists, uncover their backstories, battle their inner demons, and reunite with familiar faces in a brand new gameplay experience inspired by the roguelite genre in which players will have to become strong enough to survive multiple levels of the villain psyche. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jApILgm0wiE Additionally, Season Pass owners will receive the critically acclaimed Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, now fully loaded in a Classic Edition for console players. Players will travel back in time and play as Sergeant Rex Colt, part man, part machine and take down their former commanding officer and his…

Ubisoft has announced Just Dance 2022, the newest installment of the #1 Music Video Game Franchise of All Time, will launch on November 4, 2021 for the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and Switch. Just Dance 2022 will feature even more ways to dance, including: 40 New Songs and Universes: “Level Up” your dance skills withchart-topping hits and viral internet phenomena, including “Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels” by Todrick Hall, “Believer” by Imagine Dragons, “Level Up” by Ciara, and much more.More than 700 Songs in Just Dance Unlimited: Keep the party going! The Just Dance Unlimited subscription-based streaming service grants you access to an ever-growing catalog of hit songs, as new and exclusive songs are added throughout the year! https://youtu.be/4uduk4qIAaA Just Dance 2022 will also feature an exciting collaboration with famous singer, dancer and choreographer Todrick Hall. The artist will bring a new version of his iconic track, “Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels,” exclusively…

The Nintendo site leaking this title did little to dampen the excitement of fans as Ubisoft has announced that Mario, Rabbid Peach, and their friends are back in a cosmic adventure in Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, which will be available on the Nintendo Switch in 2022. Players will embark on an epic journey to restore order as Cursa, a mysterious and malevolent entity, twists the planets with its evil influence. They will explore incredible worlds and fight enemies in innovative combats mixing turn-based tactics and real-time movements with their extravagant team of heroes. https://youtu.be/UH5d6UWf_LM On your adventure, travel and explore a variety of planets filled with strange inhabitants and hilarious secrets. Outwit enemies along the way in an innovative combat system mixing turn-based tactics and real-time action. Take control of your Heroes to dash enemies, team jump on allies, hide behind cover… and make the most out of each…

Ubisoft Forward played host to a wide range of announcements, including a deep dive into Riders Republic, the new massive multiplayer outdoor sports playground that will launch September 2, 2021. Developed by Ubisoft Annecy, Riders Republic invites players to jump into a lively social playground where they can experience the thrill of outdoor sports in an open and densely populated world. Players will roam freely with their friends in a huge and vibrant open world where they can compete and nail crazy moves through an exciting range of sports such as biking, skiing, snowboarding, wingsuiting and rocket wingsuiting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nu-QwQ1_6Nk Riders Republic offers a lot of multiplayer modes, including: Mass Races: The crazier the better in these epic, multisport races with more than 50 players.* New races appear randomly on the map, so players will need to get ready to watch their blind spots, protect their position and remain agile with their…

In what was probably an announcement that not a lot saw coming, Ubisoft Forward surprised viewers with a first look at Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, a first person, action-adventure game developed by Massive Entertainment. Built using the latest iteration of the Snowdrop engine, and developed exclusively for the new generation of consoles and PC, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora brings to life the alluring world of Pandora with all of its beauty and danger in an immersive, open world experience. Check out the trailer below: https://youtu.be/Axmg1E4HrVE Not much is known yet about the game, but it will be a PS5 and Xbox Series exclusive, meaning PS4 and Xbox One players won’t get to tag along in the Na’vi adventure. Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora will be releasing on the PC, Stadia, and Amazon Luna as well in 2022.

Following a sneak peek from around a year ago, Netflix has finally unveiled a new look at the upcoming Cuphead animated series during Geeked Week. Netflix have announced that Wayne Brady, known for his hosting duties on the show “Who’s line is it anyway?”, will be taking on the role of King Dice in a short trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYmIRkitnnQ Based on the short clip, the show is looking like an absolute blast, and remains faithful to the hit 2017 game from Studio MDHR. There’s no news on a release date just yet, but this has just gotten us even more excited for it.

Ahead of the Ubisoft Forward presentation scheduled for tomorrow, it seems that a Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope announcement has leaked from none other than Nintendo’s own website. “Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope” has appeared on the Nintendo website, claiming a 2022 release date. The following description can be seen as well: Team up with Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Rabbid Peach, Rabbid Luigi, and their friends on a galactic journey to defeat a malevolent entity and save your Spark companions. Explore planets throughout the galaxy as you uncover mysterious secrets and compelling quests!- Build your dream team with three heroes from an eclectic roster of nine.- Take down all new bosses, along with some familiar enemies throughout the galaxy.- Rescue the adorable Sparks throughout the galaxy, who provide distinct powers that will help you in battle.- Unleash your heroes’ skills but be strategic as you dash your enemies,…

On top of the E3 festivities this week, Netflix is joining in on the fun by dropping a ton of announcements this weekend about future projects as part of Geeked Week. In partnership with Ubisoft, the streaming service will be bringing in 3 animated series in the form of “Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix,” “Far Cry,” and the previously announced “Splinter Cell” series. For starters, we get a first look at the upcoming Splinter Cell animated series, which was first announced nearly a year ago. The writer and executive producer for the series will be none other than Derek Kolstad, famously known for his work on the John Wick franchise, and will be an eight-episode stint. https://twitter.com/NetflixGeeked/status/1403385940031254532 Next is “Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix”, which is a six-episode season that is helmed by Adi Shankar, best known for his work on Castlevania, who will serve as creator and…

Doki Doki Literature Club, the unassumingly horrific game, will be making its way to the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and Switch as Doki Doki Literature Club Plus, an enhanced version of the original, set to release on June 30, 2021 for $14.99 (Digital) and $29.99 (Physical). A short announcement was shown, courtesy of IGN, and will be releasing on Steam and the Epic Games Store as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQOqdDgvFLk Announced also on the Team Salvato Blog, this new release will include the following: Doki Doki Literature Club Plus! Features 6 new Side Stories about friendship and literature, totaling hours of new content100+ unlockable images including new game art, wallpapers, never-before-seen concept sketches, and more26 total music tracks, including 13 all-new unlockable songs by Nikki Kaelar, plus special guests Jason Hayes and Azuria SkyA built-in DDLC music player to unwind with your favorite songs in a custom playlist, or loop…

Netflix flexed its animation lineup during Geeked Week with a slew of announcements from its different projects and following the success of the Dota 2 anime, we take a look at a brand new trailer from the upcoming League of Legends animates series titled Arcane. Premiered during Geeked Week, we get to see a trailer featuring Jinx which is looking to be quite the watch for fans of the game and even for newcomers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zP7AGWiw8Uw Dropping later this year, League of Legends are going all out on expanding its universe outside of the PC game, coming up with various projects, and even a new RPG game called “The Ruined King” which will featured beloved champions such as Miss Fortune, Ahri, and Yasuo.

Bandai Namco’s latest installment in the long running “Tales of” series, Tales of Arise, has a new trailer that reveals 2 new additional characters that will join Alphen, Shionne, Rinwell and Law in their quest to free Dahna from Renan oppression. Hailing from the region of Elde Menancia, a luxurious and diverse region of Dahna and its capital of Viscint, comes Kisara and Dohalim, who are the newest party members to join the cast. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-ja7mX9S8U Dohalim is a noble from Rena with very different feelings toward Dahnans compared to other Renans. He is a very well-mannered gentleman with a particular sensibility towards forms of art like music, poetry or antiquities. He fights using his rod with a mix of techniques and astral artes making him able to adapt to his opponents. Kisara is a Dahnan soldier who accompanies Dohalim. One of the most powerful soldiers in the Dahnan army, she…

During Geeked Week, Netflix revealed the opening minutes of the upcoming CG anime series Resident Evil Infinite Darkness, which will be premiering exclusively on the service on July 8. The official description reads as follows: This scene is set six years earlier (in 2000) in the city streets of civil war-ravaged Penamstan, where bullets fly. When a U.S. special forces helicopter falls from the sky, the U.S. Army Mad Dogs, led by Jason, refuse orders from the command center to stand their ground. Instead go to save the survivors left stranded on the battlefield.The revealed clip focuses on Jason, who is currently (in 2006) operating with Leon as a U.S. federal agent. As the captain of the Mad Dogs during this earlier incident, he and the unit engage in an intense battle with the local Penamstan soldiers. Starting with the scene of the helicopter crashing, a shocking moment that will…