E3 2018: Saving the Universe in the Wildly Ambitious Beyond Good & Evil 2 

Rumored for years but finally confirmed at E3 2017, Ubisoft’s space pirate opera Beyond Good & Evil 2 has long been atop gamer wish lists. And for good reason: the 2003 original was an instant cult classic, earning several Game of the Year awards on the strength of its incredible storytelling and memorable characters. Players patiently waited for news of its follow-up – Beyond Good & Evil was initially planned as a trilogy – but for well over a decade, a sequel existed only in the minds of passionate fans. Based on a guided demo at E3 2018, however, we…

Join the Hyper Universe Xbox One Beta 6/22 – 6/25!

Hyper Universe is coming to Xbox One, and today the Hyper Universe Xbox One Beta kicks off for all Xbox Insiders!** Experience MOBA action at Hyper speed! Fast-paced combat and easy to pick up and play controls get you right into the action in this Free to Play 2D MOBA. Choose from a diverse cast of colorful Hypers, each with their own unique abilities. Leap into intense 4v4 combat or play Co-op against AI. Read more about Hyper Universe and this weekend’s playtest (including roster, maps, and bonuses for participating!) on the official Hyper Universe website! The Hyper Universe Beta kicks off…

At XRDC, learn how (and why) to effectively simulate stress in VR!

Back in 2016, longtime BioWare dev Jonathan Perry (who, as cinematics director, worked on the interactive cinematics of games like Mass Effect and Dragon Age) started his own VR studio Ractive. This October, he’s coming to XRDC in San Francisco to share what he’s learned about simulating affecting, stressful situations in VR. His presentation, appropriately titled “Performance Under Pressure: Simulating […]

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Bullet-Hell Shooter Shikhondo – Soul Eater Coming To PS4 This Summer

Hello, PlayStation players! My name is Youngjin Ko, a game designer and programmer at Korean developer DeerFarm. I’m excited to say our bullet-hell shoot ‘em up, Shikhondo – Soul Eater, is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer, both digitally (available from PlayStation Store) and as a limited edition physical version (available to order online at Play-Asia from June 28).