God of War Ragnarök gets a November 2022 release date and a new CG trailer

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that the God of War Ragnarök release date is November 9, 2022.It has also released a new CG trailer for the game and a video showing off multiple editions of the PS4 and PS5 title, which are viewable below.’Join Kratos and Atreus on a mythic journey for answers before the prophesied battle that will end the world,’ reads the blurb accompanying the new trailer.  ‘All the while, the eyes of Asgard watch their every move.’God of War Ragnarök was originally scheduled for release in 2021, but last June Santa Monica Studio said it had been delayed 2022 to help the studio deliver ‘a top-quality game while maintaining the safety and wellbeing’ of its team.

Who is Sykkuno? Everything you need to know about YouTube’s soft-spoken star

Screengrab via Sykkuno on YouTube

Sykkuno burst onto the streaming scene on Twitch in 2020. He was active before that but only averaged between 500 and 1500 viewers. However, that changed in the second half of 2020 at the height of the Among Us craze. His popularity skyrocketed like a shooting star, and by the end of the year, he was one of the biggest names on Twitch. This culminated in him inking a multi-million dollar deal with YouTube in May 2022, cementing his place as an elite streamer and one of the few who have signed long-term exclusivity deals.

Valkyrie Elysium launches September 29 for PS5 and PS4, November 11 for PC

Action RPG Valkyrie Elysium will launch for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 on September 29, followed by PC via Steam on November 11, publisher Square Enix and developer Soleil announced. The standard edition will be available for $59.99. On PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, the Digital Deluxe Edition is priced at $74.99 and includes the Valkyrie equipment ‘Svartaljr: Sword of the Goddess of the Underworld’, and PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 versions of Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth. On PC, the Digital Deluxe Edition is priced at $64.

Arcadegeddon Review: A Genre-Blending Shooter That’s Hard To Put Down

Arcadegeddon is a third-person shooter from developer IllFonic, creators of Predator: Hunting Grounds, that takes elements of different shooter genres and combines them into a satisfying gameplay loop. In a world dominated by the entertainment giant FunFUNco (FFC), one arcade still stands and its owner, Gilly, decides to create a game so great that people flock back to arcades – Arcadegeddon. The FFC catches wind of this however and infects the game with a virus which the player character, Plug, is sent in to clean out.

Monster Sanctuary gets free Forgotten World DLC

Moi Rai Games have released Forgotten World, a big free DLC pack for their creature catcher RPG Monster Sanctuary.
The highlight of Monster Sanctuary‘s Forgotten World DLC is the titular new region. This new area is meant to be explored late in the game, and contains 9 of the DLC’s 10 new monsters.
Other new additions include new weapons and accessories, new skill nodes for every skill tree in the game, the new Ancient monster type, new exploration abilities, new hidden rooms and chests, and a new super-secret Champion fight that the devs say is the hardest battle in the entire game.

Switch Online’s latest Mega Drive/Genesis update adds Mega Man: The Wily Wars

Four more titles have been added to the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis library on Nintendo Switch Online.The newest additions to the service, which are shown in the trailer below, are Mega Man: The Wily Wars, Comix Zone, Target Earth and Zero Wing.Mega Man: The Wily Wars is a special remake compilation of the first three NES Mega Man games. Each title was given a graphical and musical overhaul, bringing them in line with other 16-bit games (similar to what Nintendo did with Super Mario All-Stars on the SNES).

‘Sonic Frontiers’ new Cyber Space levels are more traditional, less open-world

Sonic Frontiers. Credit: Sega

The new Cyber Space levels in Sonic Frontiers have been detailed, and they offer more traditional linear levels amid the upcoming game’s open world. These new levels were shown off during yesterday’s (June 28) Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase, which focused on third-party titles coming to Nintendo Switch over the next year or so.
You can check out the Cyber Space levels in the embedded video below.

Set for release this winter, the new footage of Sonic Frontiers explains how players will need to grab keys to progress through these Cyber Space zones, which look like a combination of classic fan-favourite levels and more linear challenges in the new games ‘open-zone’ world.

Games: The gameplay in Redfall resembles that of Left 4 Dead, but with vampires

There’s a clip later in the video that shows the team of players set up on rooftops overlooking city streets. That might suggest that the battles could operate at a much larger scale than the zombie shooter. We also saw characters with special abilities like a magical shield and a stake that temporarily froze a vampire in place. The structure of the game remains unknown. I don’t know if you’ll go on specific missions or if you will linearly travel through zones. We will surely find out more as we near the game’s early 2023 release date.

How to launch and play the Overwatch 2 beta on PC and console

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Players around the world are once more able to test the upcoming title Overwatch 2 prior to its official early access release on Oct. 4. This time around, PlayStation and Xbox players can join in on the action with PC players, should they have beta access. Access to the second Overwatch 2 beta is now being released to players who registered for PC, PlayStation, and Xbox access. Players should check their emails throughout today to see if they have received a beta code.

Super Bomberman R 2 Comes to Consoles and PC in 2023

You will be able to blow up your friends on all platforms.
Konami is bringing a new Bomberman game to the Nintendo Switch. During the Nintendo Direct Mini, an event focussing on third-party games, Konami unveiled their latest project. The company revealed Super Bomberman R 2, a brand new adventure coming out in 2023. This game is a follow-up to Super Bomberman R, which was a launch title for the Nintendo Switch in 2017. This game was the sixth installment in the series, coming out 20 years after 1997’s Super Bomberman 5.