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T3 Arena celebrates Christmas with themed maps, skins and new event

News By Shaun Walton, 1 day, 12 hours ago
T3 Arena celebrates Christmas with themed maps, skins and new event

The holidays are here and what is more festive than shooting strangers around the world in some 3v3 team-based fun in T3 Arena? Hot on the heels of the recent huge implementations of ranked mode and the wishlist, XD Inc is celebrating winter in style was some very Christmassy overhauls. Whilst the majority of the T3 maps will be getting a snowy feel to them with the occasional snowman popping up to inevitably have proximity weaponry attached to them, it will be the new Emmental map that will truly be basking in the season. Inspired by the Swiss Alps, there will be snow aplenty to run around in, blissful wooden cottages and massive pine trees to admire, and even a cheese factory, because why…

NetEase Games launces new season of its open world RPG LifeAfter

News By Shaun Walton, 2 days, 10 hours ago
NetEase Games launces new season of its open world RPG LifeAfter

Season 5 has kicked off in NetEase Games' popular Doomsday Survival Game LifeAfter, offering a massive new array of content. Power of Mutation as it is named brings with it a whole new area and some massive changes to combat, including a new combat profession. With the update, you will be able to explore the mysterious Ark City in the middle of the sea and meet the new Ark Knights led by Fred who guards the city. The Knights managed to catch the dormant Third Source and learned how to turn its secreted Mutation Liquid into energy, prompting technological breakthroughs. This came at a cost, though, drawing many infected to the city. What's worse is that the Third Source occasionally enters t…

Mantis prepares to show off her martial art mastery in Marvel Contest of Champions

News By Shaun Walton, 3 days, 10 hours ago
Mantis prepares to show off her martial art mastery in Marvel Contest of Champions

Coming on the back of that holiday special, the Guardian of the Galaxy's own empath extraordinaire Mantis is getting ready to enter the Contest in Marvel Contest of Champions. Sabotage At The Mantis House sees the Guardians drawn into a mystery, enlisting the help of Jessica Jones to find the culprit. Galactus’ reach continues to stretch across the Battlerealm, finally reaching the Mantis Household. During a holiday party held by the Guardians of the Galaxy, a mysterious force caused calamity, prompting Mantis to call in Private Investigator Jessica Jones to investigate the crime scene, finding only spiked punch, destroyed presents and the power shutdown, leading the prime suspect bei…

Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team celebrates fifth Anniversary with a bounty of rewards

News By Shaun Walton, 4 days, 8 hours ago
Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team celebrates fifth Anniversary with a bounty of rewards

KLab Inc has kicked off the 5th Anniversary Campaign for its head-to-head football simulation game Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team. It’s a milestone to be proud of and KLab is going big with a cavalcade of gifts for fans to boost their teams with. By simply logging in before January 6th you will be able to redeem 50 Dreamballs, 4 Tamotsu Ides’ and a 5th Anniversary Badge. You will also gain one of the strongest forwards in the Captain Tsubasa universe; Carlos Santana wearing the Brazilian national kit to augment your side. Part 1 of the 5th Aniversary Login Campaign will last until December 16th, and will gift players items such as a 10-Player Transfer Ticket, a Japan National Team…

Gordon Ramsay's Chef Blast gets a festive makeover for the winter holidays

News By Shaun Walton, 4 days, 12 hours ago updated
Gordon Ramsay's Chef Blast gets a festive makeover for the winter holidays

As all the TV adverts tell us this time of year, one of the most important parts of the winter holidays is food, and even if you can’t cook in real life you can still have a go at making some winter wonders with Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast. Available until December 29th there will be a variety of new recipes, kitchen decorations and themed events to get involved with. Baking Bingo and Market Day will be getting a festive feel, bringing exclusive decorations such as snow globes and a nice wreath. The Team Trophy Tournament is also rearing its head again to bring players together for the season to earn some festive treats. There are two new recipes to get your hands on by tackling…

Level-5 celebrates 200 days of its MMORPG Ni No Kuni: Cross Worlds with special events and rewards

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 1 day ago
Level-5 celebrates 200 days of its MMORPG Ni No Kuni: Cross Worlds with special events and rewards

Ni No Kuni: Cross Worlds is celebrating its 200-day anniversary with some new special events. There is a huge amount of rewards to earn and some new story content to enjoy, as well as the new Masquerade Outfit and Water Familiar Urse Glacier to try out. The 200 Day Celebration Check-In event is a great way to earn some rewards simply by sitting around, and who doesn't like a good sit? By logging in once a day you will be able to collect a multitude of rewards such as 200 Summon Coupons, the 200-Day Rare 4 Star Familiar Selection Capsule, and a 200-Day Celebration Catarumpus Hat, so you can check in with style. If you feel like courting Lady Luck, the Celebration Roulette event has you spin…

RAID Shadow Legends announce a special new Champion through collaboration with Ronda Rousey

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 2 days ago
RAID Shadow Legends announce a special new Champion through collaboration with Ronda Rousey

RAID Shadow Legends is continuing its march through the world of celebrity collaborations by teaming up with MMA legend Ronda Rousey. Players will be able to obtain an exclusive Legendary Champion inspired by Rousey for free. For those unaware of Ronda Rousey's work, she was the first female inductee into the UFC Hall of Fame thanks to her six title defences and was voted the best female athlete of all time in 2015 by ESPN. She has since transitioned to wrestling with the WWE and is the current Smackdown champion. In short, she is definitely a character you want on your team. Talking about the collaboration, Plarium VP of business development, Ronen Gross, said "We are thrilled to have one…

Lingo Legend finally launches for Android after iOS exclusivity

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 3 days ago
Lingo Legend finally launches for Android after iOS exclusivity

After spending the majority of 2022 exclusive to iOS, Hyperthought Games Inc has announced that their language learning app, Lingo Legend, has been released onto Google Play. Melding games and learning, Lingo Legend allows players to improve both visually and mentally. Lingo Legend is a card-battling RPG where you need to build yourself a deck to battle monsters. Instead of the usual card battle systems where you just throw cards at enemies, you will first need to answer language challenges to play your card. You will also find yourself taxed strategically as you plan your move based on the monster's own strengths, weaknesses and tactics. Learning a new language is a tricky task to tackle,…

The Alchemist Code continues its partnership with The Rising of The Shield Hero for Season 2

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 4 days ago
The Alchemist Code continues its partnership with The Rising of The Shield Hero for Season 2

Gumi inc has announced the latest collaboration to grace its long-running tactical RPG The Alchemist Code. Players will be able to summon exclusive units from The Rising of The Shield Hero Season 2, as well as take part in a bunch of crossover event quests. This is not the first time that these two series have crossed over, with The Alchemist Code having collaborated with the original series of Shield Hero back in December 2020. Whilst some of the features may look familiar to any of the more veteran players, Season 2 does bring more units to summon. The tritagonists of Shield Hero return from the original event for summoning, with main character Naofumi and his perma party members Raphtal…

The Girls Frontline universe gets its latest addition as Neural Cloud officially launches

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 5 days ago
The Girls Frontline universe gets its latest addition as Neural Cloud officially launches

Mica Team has launched the latest chapter in its Girls Frontline universe, called Neural Cloud. Featuring a story with thought-provoking takes on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence, Neural Cloud has already amassed an impressive player base of over 3 million. Players will assume the role of the Professor, an individual who, after three years of dormancy, awakens in the year 2060 in the virtual cloud network, surrounded by other individuals who were uploaded and scattered during a technological “accident”. It is up to the Professor to save these beings, named Exiles, by leading them to escape the virtual purgatory, and solve the mystery of Project Neural Cloud Neural Cloud is…

Identity V announces latest crossover with one of horror video games greatest

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Identity V announces latest crossover with one of horror video games greatest

NetEase has announced the latest crossover for its survival horror game Identity V, and it is an absolute giant of the horror genre. Project Zero II: Crimson Butterfly will be lending some of its iconic characters and unique gameplay to the 1 v 4 asymmetric game. Project Zero, or Fatal Frame, depending on where you are from, is a series of survival horror games by Koei Tecmo, which set itself apart with the use of its Camera Osbscura, an antique camera that you had to use to see and combat ghosts. The series itself has always been well-regarded, but the second entry, Crimson Butterfly, is often hailed as one of the scariest and greatest horror games ever made. The first character to cross…

Lionel Messi finally enters the battlefield in PUBG Mobile along with a plethora of themed items

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Lionel Messi finally enters the battlefield in PUBG Mobile along with a plethora of themed items

After a lot of teasing and waiting, we are finally getting some proper Lionel Messi-themed content for PUBG Mobile. After giving the battlefield its football transformation, and giving the players the greatest mount interaction in gaming, Messi has now entered the game with a plethora of items. There is a massive amount of items available to collect to emulate the great man himself, including Messi-inspired costumes. Other items included are covers, backpacks, helmets, a Messi pan, grenades and customised versions of many guns including the Mini14, MK47 and PP-19 Bizon. Not content with just one set of items, the Messi Super Legend items can also be collected, which includes a set, hat, ma…

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius prepares for latest high profile collaboration event

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius prepares for latest high profile collaboration event

Taking full advantage of its bag of stellar titles, Square Enix has announced the latest crossover for its mobile game Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. In conjunction with developers Gumi inc, there will be two powerful units coming over from smash hit NieR: Automata. Kicking off November 24th and running until December 14th, there will be a plethora of NieR-themed events to undertake and rewards to collect, including the chance to pull the two exclusive crossover characters. In addition, between November 24th and November 30th, there will be a Black Friday campaign, with Special Bundles available to buy with contents such as an NV Guaranteed 10 + 1 Summon Ticket. 2B and A2 will be available to…

Christmas comes to The Baby in Yellow for a not-so-festive update

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Christmas comes to The Baby in Yellow for a not-so-festive update

If you are already bored of Christmas permeating every facet of life with songs and movies every which way you look, The Baby in Yellow has you covered with a Christmas update that is a little bit different. Instead of celebrating the season with your young charge, you will instead be forced to fend off new winter-flavoured horrors, with a few new toys and costumes to collect as well. The Baby in Yellow was a surprise hit, bringing a Lovecraftian-inspired twist to babysitting. Originally created by two ex-Rockstar developers in 48 hours, you take on the role of a childminder who finds themselves looking after a demon-possessed baby, trying to feed them, play with them and put them to bed as…

Alchemy Stars latest update brings two new units and massive reward in new episodes

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Alchemy Stars latest update brings two new units and massive reward in new episodes

The latest update has launched for Alchemy Stars, bringing a huge wave of new content. Flight of Homeward Bound Stars introduces new units, events, and a rather striking piece of art featuring a magnificent dragon. The first major content this adds is two new main story updates, Episodes 13 and 14. As well as the new story, anyone who clears episode 14 will receive the Solamber to upgrade Vice: Keen Knight. The quintessential sniper, Vice has the skills to utterly destroy a single target from range, so this giveaway is incredibly worthwhile. Flight of the Homeward Bound Stars itself is a limited event that will give access to Axelia’s Laboratory for a limited time, which will reward…