Game studio, Forever Entertainment, has announced that they’re working with Sega to develop Panzer Dragoon Remake, and Panzer Dragoon II Zwei: Remake, HD remasters of the cult classic game and its sequel for modern systems. Details are slim, but Panzer Dragoon Remake will see a 2019 release.
Panzer Dragoon: Remake is a refreshed version of Panzer Dragoon. The original version of the game had its premiere on the Sega Saturn console in 1995 and was well received by both players and critics. The entire Panzer Dragoon series has been repeatedly remade and released on many platforms. The last re-launch took place in April 2018 on Xbox One, where players can play Panzer Dragoon Orta with a backward compatibility. The new version of the game will be characterized by a completely new graphics compatible with today’s standards and several modifications of the game, making it more attractive to modern players, while remaining faithful to the original in terms of story. The first materials from the game will be presented in the upcoming months!
The Game Awards kept the surprises coming, as a rumor from earlier this week was confirmed, with the reveal of Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled, an HD remaster of the fan-favorite kart racing game.
Releasing exclusively on PlayStation 4 on June 21st, 2019, the game will retail for $39.99 for its standard version with a $59.99 Nitrous Oxide Edition including in-game bonuses and the instant unlock of Oxide in the game.
In a shocking announcement at last night’s Game Awards, Nintendo revealed the latest DLC character to hit Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, despite the game releasing this morning. The star of Persona 5, Joker, is headed to the franchise fighting game, including his own original stage and music.
No release date has been set as of yet, but expect more, soon.
The Game Awards gave us plenty of announcements, with one of the cooler surprises being the reveal of The Outer Worlds from Obsidian Games, the original creators of the Fallout franchise. The game is an FPS with RPG elements similar to past projects, though the new setting seems to be a dystopian space epic.
Published by Private Division, a new label from Take-Two Interactive, The Outer Worlds will release on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, despite Microsoft’s purchase earlier this year, as the company has agreed to honor Obsidian’s original contracts.
Last night at The Game Awards 2018, Square Enix took to the stage to reveal their long-awaited Avengers game project. Surprisingly, it was the reveal of Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. The Marvel Ultimate Alliance games give players command over teams of Marvel heroes, and is considered one of the best series from the last generation of consoles.
The MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE series returns for the first time in 10 years—with a new action RPG—exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system! Assemble your ultimate team of Marvel Super Heroes from a huge cast including the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men, and more! Team up with friends to prevent galactic devastation at the hands of the mad cosmic tyrant Thanos and his ruthless warmasters, The Black Order.
Since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One, one of its most consistently anticipated games has been the indie title, Below, from Capy Games. Now, after years of waiting for Capy to finish their perfect game, we now have a release date, and it’s much sooner than anyone could have anticipated.
Below will launch on the Xbox One and Steam on December 14th, 2018. You can hit the jump to check out a trailer for more info on Below.
Retro game console company, Analogue, has revealed a new edition of their incredibly successful Super Nt console in a partnership with record label, Ghostly International. While the Ghostly x Analogue Super Nt is still a standard Super Nt as it plays SNES and Super Famicom cartridges, outputting them in 1080p with digital audio, the new system will also feature bespoke boot-up animations by PolyTron’s Phil Fish, as well as 15 custom boot-up “sonics” made by Ghostly artists including Christopher Willits, Gold Panda, Mary Lattimore, Shigeto, Tadd Mullinix, Ouri, and Telefon Tel Aviv.
Additionally, the system is colored a beautiful shade of white, with special Ghostly branding to accompany it. You can purchase the system over at Analogue’s website still, and hit the jump to check out more photos of it.
IGN is reporting that Castlevania producer, Adi Shankar, whose plate is getting quite full lately is officially working on a new animated series for Devil May Cry. Additionally, Shankar’s universe of animated series is now part of a shared universe, being officially dubbed the “Bootleg Multiverse.”
Interesting word choice for a potential shared universe of franchises from different video game companies. Maybe we’re seeing the beginnings of a new Smash Bros.-style crossover happen over at Netflix?
Square Enix has revealed a new “Survivor’s Trailer” for its upcoming third-person shooter, Left Alive. The trailer reveals plenty of new gameplay footage, as well as a look at the full cast of characters: Mikhail, Olga, and Leonid who fight for their lives through the warzone of Novo Slava.
Left Alive drops in North America and Europe on March 5th, 2019 for the PlayStation 4 and Steam.
SNK has revealed a new, limited edition version of their SNK Neo-Geo Mini console, with a fresh Christmas-themed paint job, and all new artwork. The new edition even comes with 48 pre-installed games, more than the original version includes. Additionally, the system come with two gamepads, an HDMI cable, special edition stickers, and more.
Currently, there is no release date or price set, but expect this to be quite the collector’s item when it drops soon. Hit the jump for more pictures, and a complete listing of included games.
The first trailer for the incredible creepy live-action Pokemon film, Detective Pikachu, is now online, and it’s not what I was expecting. The Pokemon themselves are rendered in an uncanny-valley like level of realism, and it’s strange. Starring Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool), Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), and Ken Watanabe (Inception), the story follows a young officer on the hunt for his missing Father.
Detective Pikachu hits theaters on May 10th, 2019.
Innovative classic controller company, 8BitDo, has revealed its new Bluetooth Wireless Adapter for Gamecube controllers that will allow players to use their wonderful, old controllers on compatible Nintendo Switch and PC games. The adapter is quite stylish and matches the classic style of the Gamecube flawlessly, which is to be expected from 8BitDo, at this point.
You can hit the jump to check out a few additional images of the bluetooth wireless adapter in action.
Capcom has announced that Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, the HD remaster collection recently released for the 3DS, is headed to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in Japan this February. Additionally, a Steam release for the PC is in the works, as well, but will hit at a later date.
No word on a North American release, but Phoenix Wright has traditionally done well here, so expect to hear news of a release, soon. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy releases in Japan on February 21st, 2019.
Blizzard kept the nostalgic punches going at BlizzCon 2018 with the announcement of Warcraft III: Reforged, a full-4K remaster of the classic game that set the tone for future installments in the Warcraft universe. Watch the cinematic trailer above, or hit the jump to check out some shiny new gameplay footage from the title.
There’s also a special Warcraft 3: Reforged Spoils Of War Edition, now available for preorder at the game’s official site, which will unlock special rewards across various other Blizzard games.