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Spelunky and Spelunky 2 Coming to Switch Next Summer

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. I’m very, very into 2012’s Spelunky a.k.a. Spelunky HD, a statement which is easy to verify if you go back through all my articles here at USG. I’ve owned it on three platforms and even now, with a pretty great sequel out in the world, I still want to play it on Nintendo Switch. Thankfully, I’m in luck, as creator Derek Yu and BlitWorks just announced…

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Gnosia, a Critically Lauded Debate-Style RPG, Is Coming to the West

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. There were a number of announcements in today’s Nintendo Indie World Showcase that were pretty exciting, but one might have flown under your radar. Gnosia, a visual novel that’s maybe best described as a single-player, story-driven version of Among Us, is finally coming to North America on the Nintendo Switch, and it’s one you should really keep an eye on. Gnosia is essentially a single-player version…

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Game-Making Game Crayta Goes Free-To-Play, Coming to PC

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content The game-making game Crayta is now free-to-play on Google Stadia, and that’s not all — it’s also making its way to the Epic Games Store next month and will also have a free edition available on that platform. Crayta is much more than just a game. Simply put, i’s similar to titles like LittleBigPlanet or Dreams, allowing players to use a suite of powerful tools to make their own playable content. Of course, you don’t have to make your own stuff — thousands of user-created games are already available. This game…

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Activision Blizzard Tells Investors More Remakes Coming in 2021

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Activision Blizzard have told investors during an earnings call that they are planning to release more remakes in 2021. VGC reports that the news came from a Q4 earnings call on February 4th. Past successes with remakes include the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Crash Team Racing, and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2.  The latter was developed by Vicarious Visions, who we previously reported hwas traded from Activision to Blizzard Entertainment, and became a supporting development team. Bloomberg later reported- citing “people familiar with…

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God of War PlayStation 5 Update Coming Tomorrow

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Kratos is making a state visit to Sony’s next-generation console with the God of War PlayStation 5 update. This new update will allow God of War, a title part of the PlayStation Plus Collection for PS5 PS Plus subscribers, to take advantage of the hardware in a way it never could before. What is God of War Enhanced Performance Experience? Previously, God of War had players choose between two graphics mods on PlayStation 4 Pro – one version that favored performance, and another that favored resolution. Now, Enhanced…

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Silent Hill DLC Coming to Dark Deception: Monsters & Mortals

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content A Silent Hill DLC has been announced for Dark Deception: Monsters & Mortals, bringing a new kind of horror to a multiplayer game that has you facing off against some super-scary monsters. Dark Deception: Monsters & Mortals is a multiplayer horror game that’s part Pac-Man, part Dead by Daylight. A number of “mortals” are tasked with exploring the map and collecting crystals to open up a portal and escape. On the other side of the coin, a monster is trying to hunt down the players to kill them.…

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Naruto Ninja Arena Board Game Coming From Japanime Games

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Calling all ninjas, Japanime Games has announced a brand new Naruto board game to be released later this year. Naruto Ninja Arena is a fast-paced 2-6 player ninja battling game pitting some of your favorite characters from the popular anime series. What is Naruto Ninja Arena? Naruto Ninja Arena is a dice-based battling game that pits up to 6 players against one another in an intense ninja battle. Each player rolls their die simultaneously and tries to match the symbols that match their different ninja abilities. Once activated, these…

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Warface: Breakout Updates Coming All through 2020

Warface: Breakout, the console-based spinoff for on-line FPS Warface, is getting a raft of new updates and options all through 2020. Developer My.Video games has introduced the sport’s roadmap and what’s to come back over the subsequent few months. What new options is Warface: Breakout getting? Warface franchise producer Ivan Pabiarzhyn says that Breakout “was at all times designed as an evolving expertise”. The sport’s roadmap will span three content material seasons, every of which can comprise new content material like maps, challenges, and recreation modes. There may also be seasonal occasions for Halloween and Christmas.…

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Whisker Squadron is Star Fox with Cats, Coming to Kickstarter Quickly

Race The Solar developer Flippify has revealed its second title: Whisker Squadron, a recreation within the type of Star Fox with some new additions for the fashionable period. Have a gander at how this appears to be like within the tweet saying the sport! Announcement: The following recreation from @Flippfly (creators of Race The Solar) is: Whisker Squadron!It is a shooter that includes heroic cats on a randomly-generated mission. Here is some early gameplay!Wishlist: https://t.co/AvnNB3aBTgKickstarter coming quickly: https://t.co/k6jW6QeCWz pic.twitter.com/t3UpOqy5t9 — Aaron San Filippo (@AeornFlippout) August 5, 2020 In Whisker Squadron, gamers might be commanding a…

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Trackmania In-Recreation Promoting from Anzu.io Is Coming

Ubisoft has partnered with gaming promoting agency Anzu.io to carry blended in-game adverts to racing recreation Trackmania. The adverts will probably be proven on in-game surfaces equivalent to banners, billboards, and bridges. How will Anzu.io’s Trackmania adverts work? In response to a press launch given by the 2 corporations, Anzu will carry “dynamic, blended banner and video model adverts” immediately contained in the Trackmania world. Relatively than taking the type of pop-ups or interstitial screens, the adverts will seem on in-game surfaces “equivalent to partitions, billboards, bridges, and alongside the sidetracks”. Anzu and Ubisoft say this…

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