Let's go with the final news of the week:
SALES & DEALS
On the Humble Store there are three new sales:
- The first one is a Multiplayer Mayhem Sale, with up to 85% discounts for the next 3 days: https://www.humblebundle.com/store/promo/multiplayer-mayhem-sale/
- Next comes a Brawler Sale, with up to 75% discounts on, you wouldn't believe it, fighting games: https://www.humblebundle.com/store/promo/brawler-sale/
- And then there's a Crusader Kings II DLC sale, all of them 50% off for the next 11 days (just like the Humble Bundle sale featuring the same Crusader Kings II, but with different DLCs): https://www.humblebundle.com/store/promo/crusader-kings-ii-dlc-sale/
At Fanatical, there are two new sales:
- The first one is the Strategy Mystery Bundle, with 5 unknown games available for the next 3 days: https://www.fanatical.com/en/bundle/strategy-mystery-bundle
- And there's also the Tropico Weekend sale, with up to 80% discounts for the next 7 days (which is odd being a weekend sale): https://www.fanatical.com/en/franchises/tropico
SOFTWARE & DRIVERS
Alpha version released for The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall port in Unity Engine
A team of modders have ported The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall in Unity Engine, and have released its alpha version. PC gamers can go ahead, download this project, and enjoy this classic TES game in a new engine.
According to the team, Daggerfall Unity Alpha is at broad feature parity with classic Daggerfall. This basically means that you can play the game from start to finish. Moreover, Daggerfall Unity features all the core gameplay systems from the classic version.
>> You can download it from here.
Street Fighter 5 will be free to play on the PC this weekend
Capcom has announced that Street Fighter 5 will be free to play this weekend on the PC. Not only that, but players will be able to also play with all the characters from Season 3, something that will give you an idea of how these new characters play like.
>> And it's also 60% off.
Sumo Digital’s 2D Beat ’em up, Pass The Punch, is coming to the PC in late 2019
Sumo Digital announced today that Pass The Punch, its own-IP 2D beat ‘em up, is coming to the PC in late 2019. Pass the Punch is set in a world influenced by 80s and 90s Saturday morning cartoons, and below you can find its first screenshots.
Third-person action title, Devil’s Hunt, releases on the PC on September 17th
1C Entertainment has announced the release date for its third-person action game, Devil’s Hunt. According to the publisher, the game will release on the PC on September 17th via Steam and below you can find a brand new trailer for it.
Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered releases on October 4th
Saber Interactive has announced the release date for Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered. According to the team, this remastered version of the PS3/X360-era Ghostbusters game will come out on October 4th.
Official WRC 8 PC Requirements Revealed
Bigben and Kylotonn Games have announced the official PC requirements for WRC 8. According to the specs, PC gamers will at least need an Intel Core i3-540 or an AMD Phenom II X4 940 with 4GB of RAM. Moreover, the game will only support DX11 and will require an Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 or an AMD Radeon HD 6870.
First in-game trailer released for NBA 2K20
2K Games has released the first in-game trailer for NBA 2K20. The publisher has marked this as gameplay trailer, however, it does not contain any actual gameplay footage. Since it features only replays, a more suitable description is the one we used (in-game trailer).
Dinosaur survival MMO, Path of Titans, to be released in February 2020, early access this December
Alderon Games has issued a press release for its upcoming dinosaur survival MMO game, Path of Titans, revealing its release date. In Path of Titans, players will be able to play as a dinosaur in a rich ecosystem. The game promises to feature complex AI creatures and up to 200 other players per server. Dinosaur enthusiasts will also be able to explore an environment filled with activities and natural events. Moreover, players will be able to customize their dinosaur to suit their play style.
Destiny 2 Shadowkeep & Destiny 2 New Light delayed until October 1st
Bungie has just announced that both Destiny 2 Shadowkeep and Destiny 2 New Light will be delayed. Both Shadowkeep and New Light were originally planned to come out on September 17th. However, Bungie has delayed both of them until October 1st.
Black Mesa Xen/Gonarch public beta available now for download
Crowbar Collective has finally released the public beta build for Black Mesa Xen/Gonarch. PC gamers can go ahead and download it via the public beta branch right now, and get a taste of the new Xen environments.
Capcom may be looking for game testers for a new Resident Evil game
Capcom Division 1, the team behind the Resident Evil and Devil May Cry series, has sent out a recruitment email to Resident Evil Ambassadors. According to the email, the company is looking for game testers for a brand new game.
Official Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer Reveal Trailer
Activision has just released the official multiplayer reveal trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. As its description reads, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare aims to deliver the most revolutionary Multiplayer of the series yet.
Call of Duty Modern Warfare PC Beta begins on September 19th, Ground War mode will support 100 players
Activision has announced that Call of Duty Modern Warfare’s PC Beta phase will begin on September 19th. This beta phase will last until September 23rd and will be open, meaning that everyone will be able to download and play it.
Call of Duty Modern Warfare will have a Realism Mode that sounds pretty amazing
Activision revealed yesterday that Call of Duty Modern Warfare will get a mutiplayer Realism Mode. This Realism Mode will target all fans of GRAW or other realistic shooters, and from the looks of it, it will be one of the best game modes.
Ooblets is the next Epic Games Store exclusive, “Epic offered us a minimum guarantee on sales”
Glumberland has announced that it has signed an exclusivity deal with Epic Games for its upcoming title, Ooblets. According to the developers, Epic offered them a minimum guarantee on sales that would match what they’d be wanting to earn if they were just selling Ooblets across all the stores.
Elden Ring to be shown for the first time behind closed doors at Gamescom 2019
Bandai Namco has revealed that it will present a demo for Elden Ring, for the first time ever, behind closed doors at Gamescom 2019. The game will be shown to the press, so there is a chance we might get some new screenshots from it during that event.
No Man’s Sky BEYOND is coming to the PC on August 14th
Hello Games has just announced the release date for its release the seventh free update for No Man’s Sky, BEYOND. This free expansion will release on August 14th and 505 Games has released a new trailer for it that you can find below.
Ubisoft showcases the PC features of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint
Ubisoft has detailed the PC features of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint. According to the team, the PC version will feature Ultra settings (that will be obviously better than those in the console versions) and native support for 4K resolutions.
Brand new in-game Cyberpunk 2077 screenshot released
CD Projekt RED has released a brand new in-game screenshot for Cyberpunk 2077. This screenshot showcases a black guy with a gun, and we can appreciate the game’s visuals. There is also a cool depth of field/bokeh effect, though this is more likely for cinematic purposes.
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