Welcome to today’s Daily News, where we bring you up to speed with what’s happening in the gaming industry! In the news today…
The Lion’s Song: Episode 2 released!
The Austrian developer Mipumi Games has today launched the second episode of their narrative series The Lion’s Song for PC on Steam. In Episode 2 – Anthology players dive into the creative world and mental struggle of a young painter named Franz, who has the gift to see the deepest layers of his subjects’ personalities.
The Lion’s Song: Episode 2 – Anthology advances into the depths of the human psyche, uncovered by visual artist Franz Markert. Franz is an aspiring painter at the turn of the 20th century, desperate to gain recognition for his work and banish his own mental demons that are holding him back. His unique ability to perceive the flaws,fears and emotions in other people allows him to bring them – layer by layer – onto the canvas. Will he be able to impress the critics? Can Franz overcome his fears and self-doubt to finally see himself?
Dawn of Andromeda entering Early Access on December 1st, 2016
Publisher Iceberg Interactive announces today that their 4x space RTS ‘Dawn of Andromeda’ (PC) will launch on Steam’s Early Access program on December 1st 2016. Earlier this year the game enjoyed a very successful closed beta program, accumulating tremendous feedback and suggestions from a dedicated group of testers. Having taken giant strides forward since then, and having undergone extensive Quality Assurance, developer Greywolf Entertainment is now eager to put the current advanced beta in front of a much wider audience, in Early Access. Given the remaining development roadmap and gamer requests, they currently anticipate the game to stay there for around three months, releasing in March 2017.
Dawn of Andromeda, is a pausable, real-time space 4X game focused on providing a fun, immersive and accessible experience, as it allows you to build your empire, colonize new planets, interact with other factions and characters, research new technologies and build fleets so powerful your enemies will tremble. On top of that, the game brings you a galaxy filled with diverse factions, outlaws, merchants, pirate clans and mercenaries but also anomalies, black holes, ancient artifacts, ruins and much more.
Darksiders Warmastered Edition comes racing out of the stables with it’s own ridiculous pre-order tier
As is customary these days, a new, ridiculous, overpriced pre-order has emerged. The Darksiders Warmastered Horse Stable Collector’s Edition provides one (un)lucky purchaser:
- Copies of Darksiders Warmastered Edition for PS4, Xbox One, Wii U and PC
- Two Darksiders-branded horse stables
- A tack room with floor
- One haybarn to go with your stables
- An Alienware Area-51 Desktop Gaming PC
- PlayStation 4 Pro console
- Xbox One S console
- Nintendo Wii U Premium console
And all this can be yours for the LOW, LOW price of…
You can check this monstrosity out here.
Deus Ex GO’s Puzzle Maker released
Square Enix Montréal released today its highly anticipated Puzzle Maker – a game-changing feature for Deus Ex GO™, announced back during E3 2016. For the first time ever in the GO series, players will be given the necessary tools to seamlessly craft their own puzzles, challenge their friends, and play levels made by the community around the world.
Featuring the same elegant and streamlined design the GO series is known for, the Deus Ex GOPuzzle Maker provides new players with blueprints to help puzzle-making. Players who publish their in-game creations will receive in-game rewards over time and the best creators will be featured in the Daily Challenge mode where everyone will compete to solve the best community puzzles in the most efficient way, every day.
The Puzzle Maker provides a whole new way to appreciate the GO series from another perspective, as well as community generated content, curated by the players’ play data. The Square Enix Montréal team created an algorithm to make sure that players always receive suggestions for content of the highest quality.
Deus Ex GO is a turn-based puzzle adventure game set in a stylised interpretation of the Deus Ex Universe®. As covert agent Adam Jensen, players will use hacking, combat, and augmentations to solve the intricate puzzles and unravel the conspiracy behind a terrorist plot.
Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, heading to PS4 in Summer, 2017!
NIS America is happy to announce that Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls will be arriving on the PlayStation 4 as both a physical and digital release in 2017 in North America and Europe! Originally released in 2015 on the PS Vita, Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls is a spin-off action-adventure game that connects the critically acclaimed mystery adventures Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair.
Komaru Naegi, little sister to Makoto Naegi, has been imprisoned inside a mysterious apartment for over a year. One day, she is rescued by Byakuya Togami of Future Foundation, but the rescue is derailed by a sudden attack of hundreds of Monokumas. Komaru soon discovers that the city has been taken over by a group of children calling themselves the Warriors of Hope. Their leader, Monaca, declares that the city will be the site of a “children’s paradise,” and to accomplish this, all the adults will be exterminated. Komaru teams up with Toko Fukawa to try to survive the rampaging Monokumas, escape the crafty Monokuma Kids, and uncover the secrets of the city.
I would HIGHLY recommend picking up the Danganronpa 1.2 Reload to catch up to speed with Danganronpa – It’s not only one of my favourite mystery franchises, but is also practically it’s own blend of action-investigation!
That’s all – Ciao!