Strikers 2020 will see the return of the classic shmup series
May20

Strikers 2020 will see the return of the classic shmup series

Japanese developer City Connection has announced that they have plans to release an all-new entry in the classic military-based shmup series Strikers. Tentatively titled Strikers 2020, the new title is planned for release on multiple platforms next year, and may even see release in arcades. For those less inclined, the series began back in the mid ’90s with Psikyo’s Strikers 1945, which saw WWII aeroplanes kitted out with...

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Oh yeah, Lords of the Fallen 2 is still coming, but there’s production trouble brewing
May20

Oh yeah, Lords of the Fallen 2 is still coming, but there’s production trouble brewing

Back in 2014, little known publisher CI Games (alongside of developer Deck13) put out Lords of the Fallen: a clearly Dark Souls-inspired romp with a viking twist. It resonated with a lot of folks, including Dark Souls publisher Bandai Namco, and naturally, plans for a sequel began. But all is not well in CI Games land (which happens to he Poland). According to Eurogamer, the US-based Defiant Studios was in, and then out. Defiant...

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Wedding bells are ringing in Fire Emblem Heroes’ newest update
May20

Wedding bells are ringing in Fire Emblem Heroes’ newest update

Mobile battle title Fire Emblem Heroes is once again returning to last year’s theme of holy matrimony for its latest update, bringing forth four new hero variants, all adorned in wedding garb and prepped to take a stroll up the aisle. Nintendo has revealed the quartet in a new trailer, which you can check out below. The roster additions for this event include Path of Radiance’ Holy Guard Commanders Tanith and Sigrun, The...

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As expected, Pokemon Sword & Shield will bring back custom trainer outfits
May20

As expected, Pokemon Sword & Shield will bring back custom trainer outfits

When Game Freak decided it was time to turn Pokémon into a collectathon that not only involved creatures, but human hairstyles and outfits, they struck gold. While we basically knew that the concept of customization was in for Sword & Shield, it was just recently confirmed in a roundabout way. Japan apparently just held a contest that challenged fans to create a unique Pokemon t-shirt, and the winner (a Magikarp/Gyarados mix) is...

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Rage 2 is number one with a bullet in the UK Charts
May20

Rage 2 is number one with a bullet in the UK Charts

Bethesda’s over-the-top shooter sequel Rage 2 has slammed straight into the number one slot of the UK Charts, usurping Sony Bend’s adventure title Days Gone, which has held for the past three weeks. The punk-rock Avalanche release wasn’t the only game to make a decent debut, as Focus Home Interactive’s brilliant rodent-fest A Plague Tale: Innocence also managed to squeak its way into the Top Ten, debuting at...

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Sony announces PlayStation Productions, which will adapt games to TV and film in-house
May20

Sony announces PlayStation Productions, which will adapt games to TV and film in-house

“PlayStation Productions” is now in business. Created by Sony executives Asad Qizilbash and Shawn Layden, the concept is to adapt Sony’s vast PlayStation catalog for both the TV and film mediums: what could go wrong? Sony, a media giant in and of itself, is no stranger to cross-media opportunities. The comic Powers was adapted by the company as a way to push original PlayStation Plus programming, which fizzled. They...

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