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30 Oct 2018

Iconic MMO Old School RuneScape launches on iOS and Android today, after 1 million players pre-order it on mobile.

Tuesday 30th October 2018, Cambridge, UK – Old School RuneScape has today become the first mainstream PC MMORPG to launch in full on iOS and Android devices, Jagex has announced. The expansion onto mobile delivers interoperable cross-platform play, enabling players to jump from PC to mobile platforms and back again.

The game's much-anticipated arrival on mobile stores will fulfil over one million pre-orders or pre-registrations for the game placed by mobile gamers in its build to launch. In addition, a further million mobile gamers are already enjoying Old School on Android, following its Members' Beta and soft launch over the summer.

Offering hundreds of hours of adventuring in the free-to-download app, Old School RuneScape joins other popular subscription-based entertainment apps, such as Netflix, Spotify, and YouTube Premium, as it becomes the first mainstream game to transfer its monthly membership1 offering to mobile. Membership provides players with additional content, skills and quests.

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Download the game for free here:

John Colgrave, Producer, Old School RuneScape, said:

"Delivering the same wealth of content as its PC counterpart, expanding Old School RuneScape's availability to mobile devices is an incredible achievement and one the team is extremely proud of. Its arrival on iOS and Android is something our community has been exceptionally hungry for and, through beta and soft launch, we've worked closely with them to refine and optimise Old School's mobile interface, including the introduction of a customisable, one-touch action button, and intuitive touch-screen controls."

Phil Mansell, CEO, Jagex, said:

"Today's launch of Old School RuneScape on mobile leads the charge as we bring two of the world's most popular MMORPGs to the world's most popular gaming devices. We believe in taking our living games to wherever our players want them and, with the mobile editions offering full and seamless cross-platform play with PC, players can now continue their adventures on either platform and on the move. The arrival of Old School RuneScape on mobile, and our ongoing work to also bring RuneScape to mobile, is testament to our investment in the continued growth for both titles and building our vision for living games."

Old School RuneScape is part of the $1 billion RuneScape franchise and is based on the iconic MMORPG as it was in 2007. Featuring adventures for solo play through to 100-player strong raids and delivering new lands and new adventures that take it far beyond a purely nostalgic vanilla experience, Old School RuneScape's popularity has continued to grow in its five years as a living game.

Old School features polled content that must be voted into the game by its players before being put live. Recently revealed content being polled includes a whole new territorial expansion – The Kebos Lowlands – which would bring a mix of low to high-level quests, monsters, and activities to the game. Future proposed content includes a new skill – Warding – and a lost elvish city, all subject to player backing.

Old School's competitive gameplay has made it the #1 MMORPG in competitive gaming thanks to the gripping Deadman tournaments. Streamed live on Twitch, the tournaments, plus all the other Old School streams, has made Old School one of the most-watched titles on the network.

Old School RuneScape is the first of two Jagex titles heading to mobile devices. The other,RuneScape, is currently in its own Members Beta on Android.

The Long Journey Home - Release Trailer

In The Long Journey Home, a misfit crew finds itself stranded in space after mankind’s first experimental jump drive goes wrong. At the wrong side of the universe you’re alone, injured and your spaceship is falling apart. The only way back home is through the universe.

The Long Journey Home is a narrative-heavy rogue-style game where each universe is based on a random seed. Only some of the game’s content is available in each run like four out of the eight major alien races. The quests that you find and are offered can also vary with each run, depending on which crew members you have with you, luck, or how you interact with the different aliens.

This is also a goal built heavily around replay. Unlike most rogue games, you don’t gain power between runs. Instead, you gain knowledge – how the alien races think and are best dealt with, how to turn around negative situations, and where to find quests and opportunities. Sometimes, aliens will approach you for favors or will hunt you for your life.

However, to survive and thrive at the other end of the galaxy, you’ll need to be proactive. Explore ruins for technologies. Figure out how to flatter and bribe cultures into helping you. Ask for work and follow up on gossip. The more you learn, the better are your chances of making it home.

A successful run currently takes about 5-6 hours real-time, though you’re unlikely to get that far the first time through and there’s plenty more to see and do even after that! Try different seeds, crews, and approaches if you’re having difficulties. There’s always a way to progress, even in the worst of situations…

In addition, keep in mind that The Long Journey Home is a challenging game and on your attempt to get home you’ll fail multiple times! You have to adapt to friendly and hostile aliens as well as different planets’ geographies. Be sure to check every planet’s details before attempting to land and getting your hands on valuable resources, as some are dangerous and you’ll take damage simply by being there, while others have high wind, gravity, and temperatures that make piloting extra dangerous.

29 Oct 2018

GRIP: Combat Racing hitting Xbox Game Pass at launch

Wired Productions Ltd., a leading independent video games publisher, and developer Caged Element Inc. are pleased to announce that GRIP: Combat Racing will be available to play on the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One S and Xbox One X, and on Microsoft's gaming subscription service: Xbox Game Pass, at launch.

Taking full advantage of Xbox One X – the world's most powerful console featuring immersive, true 4K gaming, GRIP: Combat Racing delivers eye-watering visuals with spectacular in-game physics, harnessing the potential that comes from building with Unreal® Engine 4.

GRIP is a high-octane, hardcore combat racer, packing ferocious speeds and gravity-defying physics, alongside a bristling arsenal of outlandish weapons; in short, it delivers the fastest, most competitive racing experience ever! Featuring a killer soundtrack and intense action, GRIP: Combat Racing is guaranteed to generate unforgettable gaming moments – either online or offline – with nail-biting, split-screen racing and tournaments.

"We're delighted to have partnered with our friends at Microsoft to unleash GRIP: Combat Racing on Xbox Games Pass," said Leo Zullo, Managing Director at Wired Productions. "Knowing players across the globe are readying themselves to link up for countless multiplayer showdowns on tracks (and walls!) as they unleash a deluge of missiles, is a mouth-watering prospect."

About GRIP: Combat Racing:

GRIP: Combat Racing celebrates the re-emergence of blindingly fast arcade combat racers. The game will see racers hurtling their way around 22 breath-taking tracks, driving one of 15 armoured cars; while deploying a bristling arsenal of 9 outlandish weapons and power-ups. Built on Unreal® Engine 4, the game accelerates ahead of the racing crowd by offering players gravity-defying physics reaching speeds of over 767 mph – making it the fastest racing game on four wheels.

For more information visit Fans can get the latest news by joining the GRIP: Combat Racing communities on Twitter, Facebook or via hashtag #GRIPCombatRacing, and on Discord!

28 Oct 2018

Just Cause 4 - PGW 2018 Panoramic Trailer | PS4

Just Cause 4
Bring the Thunder
Rogue agent Rico Rodriguez journeys to Solis, a huge South American world home of conflict, oppression and extreme weather conditions. Strap into your wingsuit, equip your fully customizable grappling hook, and get ready to bring the thunder!

Fight your enemies under extreme weather conditions, including towering tornadoes and tropical lightning storms
Soar through the skies with your wingsuit - Skydive, Base Jump and Free Dive with no limits
Spearhead the rebellion and defeat the Black Hand, a hi-tech private military organization
Enjoy 100 square kilometers of lush, exotic playground, from rainforest to desert, and across snowy mountain peaks
Customize your new grapple hook with evolved and brand-new capabilities, allowing you to create your own personal stunts, destructive methods and overall play style
Experiment with a huge variety of new vehicles including military jets, helicopters, turbo-fueled sports cars, and construction vehicles

Available December 4, 2018.

25 Oct 2018

Acclaimed Tower Defence Saga Played by Millions World-wide Returns on A War Footing

The battle cries are approaching; Vez'nan's reign begins November 22!

Are you ready to face former allies in battle? Ready to test your skills in new territories and against new armies? The time for tough decisions and decisive action is approaching.

Before very long you'll be fighting for the greatest dark wizard of them all, Vez'nan — leading his army and doing his bidding. Have no doubt, the campaign will be long and hard but you can rely on the full might of his most revered soldiers.

Choose from 16 different towers and prepare to defend themCustomise your strategy to work with your favouritesNine immense heroes will fight by your sideCheck the KRV website to know more:

You can pre-order the game on the App Store: and on Google Play:

Get ready, Kingdom Rush Vengeance will soon be laying siege to a tower near you…

Kingdom Rush Vengeance trailer

24 Oct 2018

Netmarble Releases Massive ‘Lineage 2: Revolution’ Update Featuring New Orc Race And More

LONDON - October 24, 2018 – Today, Netmarble Corp., released a huge update to the popular massive multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG), Lineage 2: Revolution, including an all- new playable Orc race with unique class mechanics, an increase in max level, a new territory and more!

New Orc Race Added
Playable Orcs have been added to Lineage 2: Revolution with their own unique class mechanics that separate them from the existing races in the game. Players can choose from three different Orc classes including Orc Raider (Warrior), Orc Monk (Rogue) and Orc Shaman (Mage). Orc players will have a new starting location – The Southern Immortal Plateau, begin at level 180 with 500,000 Combat Power and will be rewarded a set of SR grade weapon, armor, and accessory. Orcs will use different weapons from the four existing races including Orc-exclusive claws, two-handed swords and wands. With the new Orc race, new Orc-exclusive quests and fields have also been added.

Faster leveling-up will also be an added benefit due to growth boosting events where items such as EXP, Adena, and equipment will be rewarded at each level, from level 180 up to level 260, achieved by characters.

New “Avento” Territory Added
With the addition of Orcs, the max player level has been expanded to level 320 and a new territory, Avento, has been added along with expansions to Main Quests, Weekly Quests, and Sub-Quests. Avento consists of three regions – Dragon Valley, Promised Land and Ancient Dragon Mountain Range – where 12 new Monsters and 21 new Monster Cores await players.

With this update, the Tower of Insolence will be expanded to Floor 145. Players can expect greater rewards with the expansion and the added auto-progression to the tower makes gameplay easier for players having a hard time progressing to the higher floors.

Second Class Transfer - Part Two
Part two of the Second Class Transfer has been added so players can experience more skills, classes and new content. Like other races and classes, Orc players can start part two of the Second Class Transfer Quest at level 271 with Chapter five through seven quests available.

Fast Gameplay With Cross-Server Matchmaking
New and merged servers in North America and Europe will ensure smoother matching for co-op content and more competitive Fortress and Castle Sieges. Cross-Server Matchmaking will be implemented for multiple game modes including Honorable Battlefield, Temporal Rift Dungeons, Temple Guardian and Summoning Circle, allowing players to enjoy battles faster in an improved environment

Lineage 2: Revolution is available on iOS and Android. For more information regarding Lineage 2: Revolution, visit the game information website ( and the official Facebook page (

23 Oct 2018

This Is Pool Announces Partnership With The World Seniors Snooker Tour

Birmingham, United Kingdom – 23rd October, 2018 – VooFoo Studios, the independent development and publishing team currently working on the highly anticipated cue-sports simulation, This Is Pool, is excited to announce that they will be an official tour partner to The WPBSA World Seniors Snooker Tour for 2018/19.

The partnership will see VooFoo Studios and the World Seniors Tour team-up across all qualifying and ranking events on the tour, where This Is Pool will benefit from over 6-months of promotional activity throughout the duration of the 2018/19 World Seniors Snooker Tour calendar.

On the partnership, Jason Francis, Chairman of World Seniors Snooker said “As someone who grew up playing Jimmy White’s snooker on the Atari, I’m really excited to welcome VooFoo Studios as tour partner. This is Pool is an incredibly realistic video game that can even improve your real-life game, fans of the World Seniors Tour will be amazed by just how close to the real world sport it is. You really can play like ‘Whirlwind’ White or ‘Hurricane’ Higgins, and if you’re good enough, you may just prove to be the next Stephen Hendry!”

Commenting on the announcement, VooFoo Studios’ Marketing and PR Manager, Sean Walsh said “We’re really proud to be partnering with the World Seniors Tour and some of the most iconic and legendary names in the history of World Snooker. This is a fantastic partnership that aligns us with a dedicated and highly enthusiastic cue sports fan base. We’re looking forward to showcasing This Is Pool’s stunning visuals and hyper-authentic gameplay over the course of the next 6-months on the World Seniors Tour calendar”.

This Is Pool builds on VooFoo Studios’ decade of development expertise making best-in-class cue-sports games to deliver the most expansive and immersive game to date.

This Is Pool is being developed and published by VooFoo Studios, creators of *Hustle Kings and Pure Pool, and will be available on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™ and Steam® (for Windows PC), in early 2019. A teaser trailer can be viewed below

21 Oct 2018

SOULCALIBUR VI - Launch Trailer

Sharpen your swords, put on your armour and get ready to fight. SoulCalibur, the game that defined weapon-based 3D fighting games is back! Two decades after its first iteration, SoulCalibur VI returns to its roots while bringing brand-new gameplay features to the fight. Travel through the signature 16th century stages and experience the struggle for the two legendary swords using a complete roster of returning iconic SoulCalibur characters, along with some newcomers! SoulCalibur has never looked more dynamic or dramatic, intensified with eye-popping graphics powered by Unreal Engine 4.

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20 Oct 2018

Heavy Fire: Red Shadow - Launch Trailer | PS4

Set in the not-so-distant future, tension between a bold North Korea and the United States have gone beyond their breaking point.

In Heavy Fire: Red Shadow players lace themselves up in the tattered combat boots of Sgt. Will, who narrowly survived a North Korean missile attack on Guam designed to knock out its defenses, and now finds himself almost single-handedly trying to repulse a large-scale North Korean raid.

Step onto the unforgiving battlefield, establish a beachhead, and holdfast behind a turret-mounted machine gun. A brutal and unceasing onslaught of enemy forces will attempt to flank and eliminate Sgt. Will from every angle as he and a few surviving comrades rain hell upon anything that crosses their sights.

•        360° White-knuckle Action! Use a devastatingly powerful turret-mounted machine gun and rocket launcher combo to mow down enemies in 360° across eight stages in Campaign Mode, or fight non-stop in Endless Mode.
•        Call in Support! Call in supply drops and support from elite infantry troops, fighter aircraft, attack helicopters, and more.
•        Get Promoted and Powered Up! With more than 30 unlockable Field Promotions, players earn power-ups to upgrade and customize their machine gun, rocket launcher, health, and support skills.

10 Oct 2018

Get Ready for MapleStory 2 Global Launch Today

LOS ANGELES - October 10, 2018 – MapleStory 2, the all new MMORPG from the MapleStory franchise with over 14 million players around the world, is available globally today via Nexon Launcher and Steam. The game provides a robust set of character options, an innovative progression and growth system, and world-building tools, redefining the MMORPG genre by giving players the ability to customize everything.

Coming over from the beta and Head Start, the game includes the classes of Archer, Assassin, Berserker, Heavy Gunner, Knight, Priest, Thief, Wizard and is also introducing its impressive new Runeblade class. This new class is a magical swordsman that infuses his swords with the elements for ultimate power and uses a special 2-handed bladed weapon that uses up both weapon slots.

For the official launch, Maplestory 2  delivers incredible content updates that have improved gameplay quality such as:
cap increase from 50 to 60
The gorgeous Karkar Island
Lv 51 – 60 fields in Maple World/ Land of Darkness
8 Normal Adventure Dungeons
4 Hard Adventure Dungeons
2 Sets of Epic Gear
MapleStory 2 has limited time launch events including a Daily Reward Event running from October 10 to November 8. By logging in daily, players will receive rewards including Maple Coins, Cosmetics Vouchers, Elixirs, and more.

In the game you can:
Claim Your Destiny as an Epic Hero - Players will find colorful 3D landscapes to explore, loads of new and familiar enemies to vanquish, and exciting bosses to battle.
Build Your Dream World - MapleStory 2 redefines the role-playing game genre with a complete commitment to creativity, arming players with a robust set of character and world-building tools that allow them to express themselves unlike ever before.
Explore a New Dimension of MapleStory - Maplers can enter a whole new dimension of Maple World and encounter vivid 3D landscapes, a multitude of special events, exciting minigames, and enemies both familiar and completely original.
From October 10 through October 21, players can also receive a Mint Body Pillow by following MapleStory 2 on Twitter or Facebook and retweeting or sharing the Official Launch Gameplay video. Forty winners will be selected.

Also, from October 18 through November 8, MapleStory 2 will host various Halloween events, themed dungeons, and fun quests. Players who defeat the Halloween Messenger can collect Pumpkin Coins and exchange for special Halloween themed items. Lv. 10+ characters, can also obtain a “Pumpky Nest” item in their house by completing quests for furnishing items. Players can claim rewards including the Bouncy Pumpky Mount, Little Pumpky Pet, and Perched Pumpky.

To learn more about MapleStory 2, please visit

9 Oct 2018

GRIP: Combat Racing to set pulses pounding with sick drum & bass soundtrack featuring Hospital Records; Double vinyl soundtrack to feature in limited Collector’s Edition

WATFORD, United Kingdom - October 9th, 2018 - Wired Productions Ltd., a leading independent video games publisher, and developer Caged Element Inc. are honoured to announce the London-based independent record label, Hospital Records have, among others, provided a sensational selection of licensed drum & bass tracks for GRIP: Combat Racing – the staggeringly-fast, futuristic arcade combat racer.

Adding a clutch of carnal drum & bass tracks to a now 24-strong line-up for GRIP: Combat Racing, Hospital Records will provide the following 11 tracks to help usher players through each of the game's gravity-defying courses:

Battery x Makoto "Submerge" - Written, arranged and produced by Craig James, Douglas Ramsay and Makoto ShimizuKrakota x Urbandawn "Coyote" - Written, arranged and produced by Sebastian Inwood and Felipe WrechiskiInja x Pete Cannon "War Games (Instrumental)" - Written by Gareth Hue and Peter BuchananKrakota "Citadels" - Written, arranged and produced by Sebastian InwoodP.Y "Riding The Void" - Written, arranged and produced by Carlos Lima, Spoken word by Tom KelseyP.Y "Midnight Blue" - Written, arranged and produced by Carlos LimaRoyalston "Diorama" - Written, arranged and produced by Dylan MartinRawtekk "Restless" - Written by Stefan Westphal and Christine Westphal, Arranged and produced by Stefan Westphal and Christine Westphal, Vocals by Christine WestphalWhiney "Sunday Grunge" - Written, arranged and produced by William HineWhiney "Talisman"- Written, arranged and produced by William HineLynx "Clap Track" - Written, arranged and produced by Steve Nobes

Megan Bean, Head of Business Affairs & Sync, Hospital Records said: "We're excited to have our producers featured on the awesome new GRIP: Combat Racing game."

"We're super excited to have Hospital Records on board, bringing their industry-leading line-up to GRIP: Combat Racing and joining forces with the rest of our great soundtrack roster," said Chris Mallinson, Game Director for GRIP: Combat Racing. "We think players will love pumping the huge tunes we've got in the game."

Hospital Records' tracks join the following great music already included in game:

Entita "Can't Wait"Full Kontakt "Cyborg"Full Kontakt "BlackOut"Full Kontakt "Clock Watch"Full Kontakt "Power Train"Full Kontact "The Creeper"Imperium "Cerbera"Kevin Green Lee "GRIP"Mart-E "Boost Empire"Pragmatic "Going Down"Revaux "Solidify"Silence Groove "Reconnect"Xtigma "Crash City"

Players looking to enjoy even more from the game's soundtrack will be pleased to learn that the Collector's Edition features the original soundtrack on Double Vinyl, CD and MP3 Download. Available from this collector's edition is extremely limited with only 500 numbered units being produced and only 300 being made available for general sale.

The exclusive GRIP: Combat Racing Collector's Edition includes:

GRIP: Combat Racing – Generous to a fault Double Vinyl + CD Soundtrack + MP3 Download key – Sound's amazing3 x 12" double-sided art prints – Art attackGame Manual & Lorebook – Spelling it out for youGRIP USB Drive - In the shape of a GRIP car!Pre-order exclusive DLC (Nyvoss Hex Paint Kit, Vortex Rims and Vehicle Decals) – Nice!GRIP Sick Bag – Blow chunks off cars and into this handy puke pouch if you get dizzyVehicle Decals – Personalise your own ride!Numbered card of authenticity – Because you're worth it

GRIP: Combat Racing offers players a uniquely competitive experience, testing their reflexes to the limit as they accelerate towards the finish line at over 767 mph. Those wishing to take their highly-tuned skills into the PvP sphere can enjoy:

Split-screen competitive play in both 'Race' and 'Arena' modes10 Player online multiplayer with full lobby and matchmaking supportFull tournament building support allowing racers to combine race modes and arenas to build bespoke playlists and competitions with friendsOnline leaderboards for 'Carkour' and 'Race' modes

About GRIP: Combat Racing:
Inspired by the Rollcage games of the late 90s and backed by a highly-skilled and accomplished team, which includes Rollcage programming veteran, Robert Baker, GRIP: Combat Racing celebrates the re-emergence of blindingly fast arcade combat racers. The game will see racers hurtling their way around 22 breath-taking tracks, driving one of 15 armoured cars; while deploying a bristling arsenal of 9 outlandish weapons and power-ups. Built on Unreal® Engine 4, the game accelerates ahead of the racing crowd by offering players gravity-defying physics reaching speeds of over 767 mph - making it the fastest racing game on four wheels. GRIP: Combat Racing will speed onto the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox One, the all-in-one entertainment system from Microsoft, Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch™ and Windows PC via Steam® on November 6, 2018.

Those wanting to grip the wheel now can play GRIP: Combat Racing via early access on Steam.

For more information visit Fans can get the latest news by joining the GRIP: Combat Racing communities on Twitter at @gripvideogame, Facebook at @gripvideogame, via hashtag #GRIPCombatRacing, and on Discord.

8 Oct 2018

The biggest ever RuneFest heralds the launch of RuneScape Mobile’s Members Beta.

Monday 8th October 2018, Cambridge, UK – Access to RuneScape Mobile's new Members Beta is being made available from today, Jagex has announced. This limited Beta marks the next step in bringing RuneScape to mobile devices, as the development team continues to work closely with the RuneScape community to deliver the optimum player experience over the coming months. Jagex made the announcement at RuneFest, its biggest ever player convention, held this past weekend at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre.

RuneScape Mobile, which on full release will be available on both iOS and Android devices for free-to-play and subscribing players, features full, cross-platform interoperability with PC platforms, allowing for adventures to continue while on the sofa or on the move. The milestone announcement follows hot on the heels of Old School RuneScape Mobile, which has been enjoying a successful Members Beta over the summer, and is scheduled to launch on mobile devices on 30th October.

Further announcements from RuneFest came thick and fast this weekend:

The RuneScape team announced that 'Till Death Do Us Part', an all-new World Event in RuneScape and the first since 2016, launches today. Taking place throughout October, the event sees the game's version of the Four Riders of the Apocalypse emerge on Gielinor.

Additionally, the team introduced new quests and fan-voted content that will launch this winter, including the Mining and Smithing rework; the time-looping, investigative adventure 'Needle Skips'; and the final part of the Elite Dungeons trilogy, a new boss encounter for hardy adventurers that sheds light on the mysterious Ambassador.

Headline announcements for Old School RuneScape saw the team confirm key content soon to be polled to players. This includes the elven city of Prifddinas, which launched inRuneScape in 2014. If successfully polled, the city would be reinterpreted and introduced into the nostalgic iteration next year. Entry to the city relies on the completion of a new Grandmaster quest, 'Song of the Elves' – which will conclude an Old School RuneScape questline for the first time since the game launched in 2013.

Furthermore, players will be polled on an expansion of the Old School-exclusive continent of Zeah. If successful, the content would see its unexplored lands to the west uncovered and expanded in 2019 with the release of the Kebos Lowlands, and feature a raft of new adventures and activities for players to explore.

RuneFest began courtesy of the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and the world premiere of RuneScape Live: Gielinor in Harmony, a musical extravaganza that took the audience on an orchestral and story-driven journey through the world of Gielinor. Featuring a brand-new storyline written byRuneScape's narrative team, which saw a RuneScape and an Old School RuneScapeplayer complete a quest in each other's game world, Gielinor in Harmony set the tone for the revelries to continue.

RuneFest itself presented thousands of players with an immersive festival experience set in Rellekka, the Viking-inspired northern lands of RuneScape. In addition to keynote reveals and announcements, players completed activities based on the game's Fremmenik Trials, attended behind-the-scenes talks hosted by developers, and went hands-on with both RuneScape and Old School Mobile.

Phil Mansell, CEO, Jagex said:

"RuneFest is at the heart of our living games philosophy, and it has played an enormous part in growing our RuneScape games to become a $1billon success story. It brings the games, our players, and the Jagex team together to share an incredible experience that exists outside of the game. This was the biggest and best RuneFest ever, and reflects the continuing strong growth in the communities playing our games. RuneScape Live was also incredible, and I thank our team and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra for an unforgettable night.

"We had a great time revealing our plans for RuneScape and Old School RuneScape over the coming months, and it was brilliant to see the reaction from our players both at RuneFestas well as on the live stream. We're just three weeks away from bringing Old School RuneScape to mobile devices, which has already been incredibly well received by players. The announcement that RuneScape Mobile is also beginning its limited Members Beta from today, and will open to more members over the coming weeks and months, means that both our communities will soon enjoy their adventures through Gielinor while on the move.

"Every year, RuneFest delivers a fantastic celebration of the games and our community, but it's also a great opportunity for us to look ahead to what's to come. Thank you to everybody who travelled to RuneFest's new home at Farnborough, and we're looking forward to returning next autumn."

6 Oct 2018

Luigi’s Mansion - Face Your Fears Trailer - Nintendo 3DS

G-g-ghosts! Time to suck those suckers up because Luigi is back in the first portable version of this spooky classic. After winning a mansion in a contest he didn’t enter, he must beat its many bosses and puzzles. Follow a map on the touchscreen, shine a flashlight, blow fire, shoot water, stun ghosts, and trap them…before Mario is trapped forever! All this ghost-catching tomfoolery pays off! As you suck ‘em up with your Poltergust 3000, you could also rake in millions in hidden, in-game riches for our hard-luck hero. Make sure to search every area using the Game Boy Horror’s map on your touchscreen and activate its Boo Radar to track down every Boo in the mansion or spot ghosts’ weak points. After beating and capturing boss ghosts, you can select their portraits from the gallery to best your own score in tense rematches—a new feature in the Nintendo 3DS version!

Luigi’s Mansion for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems is available Oct 12th.

4 Oct 2018

ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission – Origins Trailer | PS VR

ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission is a brand new platformer, developed exclusively for use with PS VR. Take control of ASTRO the captain BOT and go on an epic VR rescue mission to save your fellow crew who are dispersed all over space.

The game takes full advantage of PS VR to invigorate the platforming genre with gameplay unfolding around you in 360 degrees. Your character reacts instantly and your jumps are ultra precise thanks to the increased depth of PS VR. While seated, moving your body lets you lean around corners to get a better view on the action and discover secret paths. You can also use your body to weave through the scenery and create a path for your character.

You will be running and jumping through city skylines, lush jungles, dark caves, and golden sandy beaches in 20 unique levels that all take advantage of PS VR. Each level features original traps and enemies, and contains 8 lost Bots for you to save.

To top it all off, six immense boss enemies stand between you and your lost crew. In VR, the scale of these juggernauts come through like never before and you feel incredibly small as they tower over you.

To guide your journey, you can rely on your trusted DUALSHOCK 4 controller which becomes the host to a bunch of cool gadgets: a hook shot, a water gun and ninja stars are few of the special weapons at your disposal. Use them in combination with your jumping and punching skills to blast off anyone standing in your way!

And if you are thirsty for more extreme platforming, the game offers 26 extra challenge levels specifically created to test your dexterity.

A new Hero is coming to PS VR, so join the ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission and be one of the first to experience the future of platform games!

2 Oct 2018

Killing Floor 2 - Halloween Horrors: Monster Masquerade Trailer

The Killing Floor 2 - Halloween Horrors: Monster Masquerade Update is available now and FREE to owners of Killing Floor 2!

In KILLING FLOOR 2, players descend into continental Europe where the outbreak caused by Horzine Biotech’s failed experiment has quickly spread and gained unstoppable momentum, essentially paralyzing the European Union— Just one month after the events in the original KILLING FLOOR, the specimen clones are everywhere and civilization is in disarray; communications have failed, governments have collapsed, and military forces have been systematically eradicated. The people of Europe know survival and self-preservation too well and lucky survivors have gone into hiding.

Not all have given up hope though... A group of civilians and mercenaries have banded together to combat the outbreak and established privately funded operation bases across Europe. Upon tracking specimen clone outbreaks, players will descend into zed-laden hot zones and exterminate them.

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New BBC VR film flies you to Berlin at the height of the Second World War

A powerful new virtual reality film launches this week from the BBC, in which viewers join the RAF on a bombing run during the Berlin Blitz.

1943 Berlin Blitz launches this Thursday on the Oculus and Steam stores. Viewers are put in the footsteps of BBC war reporter, Wynford Vaughan-Thomas, and sound recordist, Reg Pidsley, as they document their flight on a terrifying mission over Berlin.

Taken from the BBC Archive, Wynford’s commentary was one of the most ambitious and dangerous reports made during World War Two giving crucial insight into the war to those listening at home. The original radio broadcast went out over the airwaves on 4 September 1943, just a few hours after the plane landed safely back at RAF Langar in Nottinghamshire.

Viewers will experience the jeopardy and the excitement of the bombing raid, as VR transports them into the belly of Lancaster bomber ‘F for Freddie’. As the plane flies high over Berlin while anti-aircraft shells burst all around, the sense of danger is palpable, and justified - just four months after this flight F for Freddie was shot down over Stettin.

The Lancaster was the most successful heavy bomber employed by the RAF in World War Two and, along with the Spitfire, became something of a British icon in the wake of the war. More than 7,000 of the planes were built, flying upwards of 150,000 sorties.

Created by BBC Northern Ireland and Immersive VR Education, in partnership with BBC VR Hub; 1943 Berlin Blitz marks the 100th anniversary of the RAF and the brave, bold and groundbreaking journalism the BBC is built on. Wynford Vaughan-Thomas’s original radio programme is available to listen in full from Radio 4 Extra on BBC iPlayer Radio.

Peter Rippon, editor of BBC Archive, says: “We have been overwhelmed by the response to Berlin Blitz so far. People are finding it profoundly moving. The authenticity of the audio and the nobility of the characters involved, combined with virtual reality means audiences can now relive with past with an intensity not previously possible.”

Zillah Watson, head of BBC VR Hub, says: “This film is a wonderful example of how virtual reality can bring the BBC’s archive to life in a way we’ve never really seen before. VR adds a vivid, tangible dimension to an exceptional and extraordinary piece of journalism, and brings the past and future together beautifully - using a 75-year-old broadcast to demonstrate the very best of what this new form of storytelling has to offer.”

The new experience is available from Thursday on the Oculus and Steam stores for Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive headsets. It will also soon be available to watch in 360 on Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream. Additionally, Imperial War Museums will be showing the film at its Duxford and North museums over the coming months on selected dates.