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Stranger Things 4 is coming in hot and in anticipation of its Volume 1 release on May 27, Netflix has decided to drop a bomb and give everyone a preview of the first 8 minutes of the new season. Season 4 will span 9 episodes, with 7 episodes airing on May 27 and the last 2 coming in a month later on July 1. It’ll be some of the scariest and darkest episodes of the series and even with only 9 episodes, the latest season will be over 5 hours longer than any previous season. Watch – Stranger Things 4 First 8 Minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QiG9w0SUzk Horror fans will get a treat out of the latest season, as veteran actor Robert Englund will also be making an appearance on the show. Maya Hawke and Natalia Dyer couldn’t get enough of working with the renowned actor, and it’ll be interesting to see just…

Following its recent global release date announcement of June 2, Blizzard has revealed additional details for players in the Asia Pacific regions, locking in a release date of June 22 for PC, iOS, and Android devices. Players in the Asia Pacific regions (including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macao, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand; Vietnam on PC only) will finally be able to experience Blizzard’s first free-to-play Diablo game in a few weeks. These regions will get dedicated game servers for better connectivity and ping. Players who wish to create a character on the global servers when it launches on June 2 won’t be able to transfer their characters to the Asia Pacific servers when it launches on June 22. Watch – Diablo Immortal Cinematic Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVCoxLDKCD8 Diablo Immortal tells the tale of an untold chapter in the Diablo storyline, taking place between the events of Diablo II and Diablo…

Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia has announced a special Gundam Game Fest livestream happening on May 27 at 6:00 AM SGT. The upcoming livestream event is a celebration of upcoming Gundam titles, featuring exclusive news and reveals for SD Gundam Battle Alliance, Gundam Evolution, and Mobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation 2. Look – Gundam Game Fest Poster Interested players can tune in to Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia’s Youtube Channel to catch the presentation when it goes live next week. Are you looking forward to the upcoming livestream?

HoYoverse has announced that the Version 2.7 update of Genshin Impact, entitled “Hidden Dreams in the Depths”, will arrive on May 31 for the PS4, PS5, PC, and Mobile Devices. In the update, Players can continue exploring The Chasm and join an unexpected team of diverse members to discover a long-sealed history about the people, monsters, and the yakshas. Two new playable characters, Yelan and Kuki Shinobu, will also star in the story as the Traveler’s capable allies. Watch – Genshin Impact Version 2.7 Update Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbFZvVeY0LY Genshin Impact Version 2.7 New Characters – Yelan and Kuki Shinobu The new five-star character Yelan is a mysterious figure with many faces and identities, which includes the owner of the Yanshang Teahouse and the special intelligence officer of Liyue. Wielding the bow as her weapon, Yelan is a Hydro DPS character that combines rapid attacks with agile mobility. The new four-star character,…

While news about Death Stranding 2 has been scarce, look no further as Norman Reedus himself has spilled the beans on the next game. In an interview with Leo, Reedus just literally says that they’ve just started working on the second game, confirming not only the existence of it but also that it is already in early production. Death Stranding 2 Norman Reedus Interview You can view the snippet of the said interview below: Okay, so you got the book going on, you’ve got the final season coming out, then the spinoff, and you’re filming Death Stranding, the video game.We just started the second one.How did that come about?Guillermo Del Toro, who gave me my first movie, called me up and said, “Hey, there’s a guy named Hideo Kojima, he’s gonna call you, just say yes.” And I go, “What do you mean just say yes?” He goes, “Stop being an…

Marvel has announced a brand new collectible card game entitled Marvel Snap, which is planned for an Android, iOS, and PC release. Developed by Nuverse and Second Dinner, the game is being touted as one of the fastest card games out there, with matches lasting only three minutes. Former Hearthstone Director Ben Brode is leading the team of ex-Hearthstone devs at Second Dinner in developing this free-to-play game. Sign-ups for an Android closed beta is available HERE and is open to players from the United States, Canada, Philippines, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand. Watch – Marvel Snap Official Announcement Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rnAN1-cP6w The game will feature over 150 cards at launch and more will be released regularly as a new season comes along. All cards are said to be obtainable in-game without the need to spend money, but since this is a free-to-play title, there could be microtransactions available. Here’s an…

Bend Studio has announced that trophy support will be included with Syphon Filter when it arrives on the all-new PlayStation Plus. A short teaser was shown by the studio, displaying a trophy for “An Explosive Start” followed up with another Tweet that shows that you can even get a Platinum for your efforts. This is certainly great news for trophy hunters who will be wanting to gather more trophies from the classic titles coming from the Deluxe/Premium tier of the revamped service. https://twitter.com/BendStudio/status/1527424104025817088 While Syphon Filter is the only title currently confirmed to have trophy support, we can safely assume that other titles could offer trophy support too, so we’ll have to wait and see which of the classic games will be the next target for trophy hunters. Related – See the list of games coming to the all-new PlayStation Plus The new PlayStation Plus service will start its roll-out…

Assassin’s Creed Origins fans waiting for a proper 60fps update for the PS5 might be in luck. According to database-scrubbing account PlayStation Game Size, version 1.60 of the game was recently uploaded to the PlayStation database, and includes a couple of interesting items. Apart from adding a “Franchise Menu”, the other includes support for higher framerates when playing on a PS5. The update is said to drop sometime between May 24-26, so players looking forward to this will not have to wait for too long to relive the adventures of Bayek. https://twitter.com/PlaystationSize/status/1527296965393846273 While Ubisoft has not made any announcements yet, PlayStation Game Size has a pretty reliable track record for leaking database-related info, so this could be another instance where they get it right. Of course, due to the lack of an official announcement, we still advise players to take this with a grain of salt. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey already…

Epic Games has a big one in store for free game hunters because, for this week, the highly-reviewed FPS action RPG Borderlands 3 is free! Starting today until May 26, Epic Games account holders can claim the game for free. The best thing about it is that it’ll be yours to keep forever! All you have to do is sign up for an account over at the Epic Games store and this looter shooter will be yours for the very low price of free. Watch – Borderlands 3 Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMrH6E-mCVk Just last week, Epic Games offered players a trifecta of titles – Prey, Jotun: Valhalla Edition, and Redout: Enhanced Edition. In particular, Prey is a standout title that is a definite must-play for FPS fans. Don’t miss out on Borderlands 3! You’ve only got until May 26 to claim it!

On the 7th year anniversary of The Witcher, CD Projekt Red has announced that the current-gen versions (PS5 and Xbox Series) of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt are now planned to release in Q4 2022. The update was previously delayed indefinitely after an initial shift to a Q2 2022 schedule due to the team re-evaluating the scope of the project. While no definite reason was given, it was widely speculated that the delay was due to the attack on Ukraine. https://twitter.com/witchergame/status/1527299944834510854 Related – The Witcher 3 sales top 40 million units Dubbed the Complete Edition, this update will “feature a range of visual and technical improvements — including ray tracing and faster loading times — across the base game, both expansions, and all extra content,” as mentioned in a post back in 2020. It will be offered as a standalone purchase but will also come as a free upgrade to those who…

As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Sony has revealed an impressive suite of accessibility features and options that will be added to God of War Ragnarok when it is released. As posted on the PlayStation Blog, Santa Monica Studio Lead UX Designer Mila Pavlin explains that the accessibility features from God of War 2018 have been retained and expanded, now giving players over 60 ways to customize and adjust their gameplay experience to suit their needs. Some of the accessibility features from the 2018 game that will carry over to Ragnarok include auto sprint, an always-on reticle, hold or toggle aim styles, hold or toggle block styles. New to God of War Ragnarok will be the option to improve subtitles and captions, allowing players options like subtitle color, speaker color, direction indicators, and much more. Text and icon sizes will be improved as well since it was a highly…

2K has announced that NBA 2K22 will be getting Season 7: Return of Heroes on May 20, just ahead of the NBA finals. This latest season for NBA 2K22 builds on last year’s fan-favorite season to welcome back household names and marks the dawn of a new era of burgeoning superstars like MVP candidate and this year’s scoring champion, Joel Embiid. This season also includes the arrival of a brand new TKO event to The City and the Cancha Del Mar, where you can compete for incredible new rewards, complete courageous quests, and prove that you can be a leader. NBA 2K22 Season 7 Updates MyCAREER introduces daring new quests, all-new heroic courts, team-spirited NBA rewards, and more. PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC updates include the choice of an Affiliation mascot reward for reaching Level 30, along with an NBA mascot award for reaching Level 40. PlayStation 5 and…

Ubisoft has announced that its upcoming Free-to-play team PVP sports game, Roller Champions, will launch on May 25, 2022, for the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and PC via the Ubisoft Store. The game will also be available for the Nintendo Switch at a later date. 2 teams of 3 players each will compete in a heated contest to be the first to score 5 points. Teams will get to skate around the track in a fast-paced affair, all while employing tackling maneuvers to claim victory over their opponents. Winning matches will bring you up the leaderboards, opening up more stadiums and competitions on your way to the Elite Champions’ League. Gain fans, discover new maps, and fully customize your champion with the many unlockable items and cosmetic rewards from the Roller Pass. The game will also feature cross-play and cross-progression across all platforms. Watch – Roller Champions Cinematic…

Microsoft has announced the second wave of Game Pass titles closing out the month of May, which includes games such as Sniper Elite 5, Vampire Survivors, Jurassic World Evolution 2, and Farming Simulator 22. Throughout the month of May, there was an obvious lack of a “big” title, but instead was filled with a lot of day one releases like Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising and Trek to Yomi. Related – Check out the other Game Pass titles added in May 2022 Game Pass May 2022 Her Story (PC) ID@XboxJurassic World Evolution 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC)Little Witch in the Woods (Game Preview) (Console and PC) ID@XboxSkate (Cloud) EA PlayUmurangi Generation Special Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@XboxFarming Simulator 22 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – May 19Vampire Survivors (PC) ID@Xbox – May 19Floppy Knights (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – May 24Hardspace: Shipbreaker (PC) ID@Xbox – May 24Sniper Elite 5 (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – May 26Cricket 22 (PC) ID@Xbox – May 27Pac-Man Museum+ (Cloud, Console, and PC) – May 27 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGskoAuIuK0 What do you think of…

Coming from the hugely successful Final Fantasy 35th Anniversary Collection, Uniqlo has now announced an upcoming Spy x Family UT Collection that will surely show your elegance. The Spy x Family Twitter Account announced the new line and according to the retailer’s Japanese website, the 4-shirt collab will be available on June 3, 2022. There’s no word of an international or Philippines release date yet, but if the previous collections are any indication, we’ll be getting this soon so watch out for updates from the Uniqlo Philippines Facebook page. Spy x Family Uniqlo UT Collection Designs Check out the 4 designs below: Of course, the standout design here is the Anya Forger pocket tee, showing her now-famous smiling face from the most recent episode. If prices from past collections are to be followed, these shirts would retail at PHP 790 when it drops locally. Which design is your favorite?