Weekly Digest News from Boosteroid – everything you could miss about Gaming
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Classic videogames from Disney “Lion King” and “Alladin” were updated
We guess you have already watched 2019th “Lion King” and “Alladin” animation movies and dived to to Disney nostalgy. Staying in stream Disney decided to upgrade classic video games “Lion King” and “Alladin” from the early 1990s.
The games will be changed and improved according today`s technology and lifestyle, players will be able of using instant lives or “Rewind” button to jump back up to 15 seconds.
“Alladin” will get new final and original “tradeshow demo”, which was not available for public from 1993d (CNN).
Pricing: available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4s, Xbox One from October, 29 for $29.99 and on pre-order.
Telltale Games will continue its life with LCG Entertainment
Telltale Games was founded in 2004 and became famous as a pioneer of storytelling, creating episodic game format, and changing the way the games medium embraced narrative. But it was shut down at 2018th what left outside more than 200 workers and freezed some games, except The Walking Dead which was taken to its intellectual property owner Skybound.
The new holding founded by game industry veterans LCG Entertainment have bought Telltale Games and got rights for original Telltale games: Puzzle Agents, The Wolf Among Us, Batman (Venturebeat).
So from now LCG will develop new games and release studio’s back catalog of the company’s best-selling brands. The news about it will be announced during next weeks.
“Atlas Empires” from Cerberus Interactive goes to mobile with $1.75 million funding
Cerberus Interactive announced that they are working on mobile augment reality game version of location-based strategy game “Atlas Empires”.
If you haven’t play Atlas Empires yet, you should know that it’s a location-based affair very similar to Pokémon Go (Venturebeat). Player goal is to build base, attack, defend and make strategical actions in finding and collecting ceatures.
The game is already available for testing with early access.
New Spin-Off Game with “Shovel Knight” released
The kid of Yacht Club Games had years of updates but developer doesn’t stop renewal.
For this time game got the name “Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove”. Main character will get some new features and new campaign called King of Cards. In addition multiplayer fighting mode will be called Showdown. The game will support three new languages and great high color pixel graphics, super sound, fluid animation, scaling, rotation, parallax etc.
Alongside each other new Shovel Knight game releases – “Shovel Knight Dig”. The legend says that Drill Knight and his dastardly digging crew aparts Shovel Knight’s peaceful campsite and steal his loot. So the hero needs to grab his famous Shovel Blade and tunneling after enemies.
New update of “Shovel Knight” will be coming out in December, and now new demo, featuring Spore Knight’s stage is available on Nintendo Switch.
“Spider-Man” Game added new extension “The City That Never Sleeps DLC”
The most popular Marvel’s game “Spider-Man”, which allows player swinging among skyscrapers was updated with new extension “The City That Never Sleeps DLC”.
Game recieved three chapter more extension which will bring gamers some new missions and challenges. Also players got nine more Spidey costumes (Polygon).
Pricing: Marvel’s Spider-Man: Game of the Year Edition is $39.99. Three new chapters of The City That Never Sleeps will be $24.99 (if you already have base game)
Chinese game “Glorious Saga” admitted as total copy of “Warcraft”
Giant game developer Blizzard sues Chinese game company which released Glorious Saga as seemed very similar to the Warcraft games. Appropriate lawsuit took place in California on August, 16 to claim Sina Games free-to-play Glorious Saga as “almost entirely copied from the Warcraft games and related products.” Blizzard is asking for “$150,000 per infringed work,” as well as attorney’s fees and others deemed “just and appropriate.”
“Every monster, creature, animal, and vehicle in the Infringing Game was copied from the Warcraft games,” the suit alleges. “Weapons, amulets, and other objects were taken straight from the Warcraft games, without pretense. Audio cues and sound effects from the Warcraft games were reproduced for the Infringing Game.” (Polygon)
Anyone who wants to get the idea what is “Glorious Saga” and to compare it with “Warcraft” can download application on the Google Play Store under the name “Glorious World” even it`s listed under a different developer and name, but be sure that is this game.
New update of “Wolfenstein: Youngblood” makes the game easier and smoothier
Developers improved the game with newest patch, to make playing easier. Now the bosses get checkpoints on towers. Image is clearer; picture became balanced and no more bullet-sponginess of enemies or difficulty with all boss battles.
In addition players can easily change weapons, renew it after they respawn and get more different serious weapon in difficult zones. Enemies also doesn’t reborn earlier then it has to be.
Update of “Wolfenstein: Youngblood” is available for Windows PC, on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions will come later.
Jumanji: The Video Game comes very soon
At the beginning of June we heard announsment of video-game “Jumanji” output. The developer Bandai Namco named the release date at November, 8. Also players could enjoy the first video of gaming process of upcoming game.
In “Jumanji” players will be able to play single mode or multiplayer maximum three people at the same time. You can choose any character from movie “Jumanji: Call of Jungles” 2017th year of issue. Players will be turnedout in different mistery locations, fighting with enemies dogfighting and with weapon, trying to avoid difficult traps and getting new skills.
The “Jumanji” game will be available from November, 8 at PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch.
September game release from PS Plus
If you already have membership at PS Plus you will not be surprised of new PS4 game comes for playing for free, as company anounses such info every last Wednesday of the month. This time collection has replenished with “Caravan Stories” – a new RPG experience scheduled to launch very soon this month and will be available for free.
“Caravan Stories” will take players to exciting jorney to endless fantasy world with many different races and mistery beings living in the fantastic world (Express). You will discover new lands covered with rocks, mystical forests, open prairies as far as the eye can see. With other magic heroes player will challenge the enemy Enigma and more than 100 different species of beasts.
“Caravan Stories” will be launched with an exclusive PS Plus bundle and will be available for PS4 members from September.
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