Become Grossly Incandescent In October With Dark Souls Remastered On Switch

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Become Grossly Incandescent In October With Dark Souls Remastered On Switch

Good news Souls fans, this fall you will be able to take Dark Souls with you wherever you go. The Switch version of Dark Souls Remastered finally has an official release date, after being delayed alongside the Solaire of Astora amiibo. The game will be out October 19, just in time to explore the dilapidated depths and cavernous catacombs for a bit before Halloween. 

We have kept you waiting long enough, and now are pleased to announce that the Nintendo Switch version of DARK SOULS REMASTERED will be
released on the 19th October, 2018.
Finally we hope you can look forward to playing Dark Souls wherever, whenever you wish. pic.twitter.com/F8z8AjUIPA

Dark Souls Remastered originally released on May 25 on PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One. The title received some visual enhancements alongside a resolution bump and a more stable framerate. In our review, Dan Tack called it an "incredible experience" and praised the framerate changes, making areas like Blighttown finally "playable" on console, and on PC without a third party fix. 

Patrick Söderlund Leaving EA

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Patrick Söderlund Leaving EA

Electronic Arts' chief design officer, Patrick Söderlund, is leaving the company later this year after a transition period of three months.

Söderlund was CEO of Battlefield developer DICE when EA acquired it in 2006, and since then he has moved up the ladder at EA. In 2016 he went from EA studios vice president to being the executive VP in charge of the newly created EA Worldwide Studios. In April Söderlund was given his current position, making his last appointment a relatively short one.

While at EA one of Söderlund's achievements was spreading DICE's technology to the rest of the company. Currently DICE's Frostbite engine is the anchor for a range of titles, from the Battlefield series to the company's range of sports games.

Team Sonic Racing Developer Acquires The Chinese Room

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Team Sonic Racing Developer Acquires The Chinese Room

The Chinese Room, the developer behind Dear Esther and Everybody's Gone To The Rapture, had to lay off its staff last year after "financial pressures and health issues." While Co-founder Dan Pincheback didn't come out and call it a studio closure, it sure seemed like one. However, it looks like The Chinese Room has returned.

Sumo Digital, the developer behind Team Sonic Racing and Little Big Planet 3, have acquired the studio. Sumo Digital told GameIndustry.biz, that the reason behind the acquisition was so that The Chinese Room could "continue to create the unique, innovative games they are known and loved for."

Pincheback wrote up a new blog on The Chinese Room's site, commenting on the acuqisition, urging readers to "watch this space" for news in the future:

Team Sonic Racing Developer Acquires The Chinese Room

about X hours ago from
Team Sonic Racing Developer Acquires The Chinese Room

The Chinese Room, the developer behind Dear Esther and Everybody's Gone To The Rapture, had to lay off its staff last year after "financial pressures and health issues." While Co-founder Dan Pincheback didn't come out and call it a studio closure, it sure seemed like one. However, it looks like The Chinese Room has returned.

Sumo Digital, the developer behind Team Sonic Racing and Little Big Planet 3, have acquired the studio. Sumo Digital told GameIndustry.biz, that the reason behind the acquisition was so that The Chinese Room could "continue to create the unique, innovative games they are known and loved for."

Pincheback wrote up a new blog on The Chinese Room's site, commenting on the acuqisition, urging readers to "watch this space" for news in the future:

One-Punch Man Season 2 Teaser Revealed, New Season In April

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One-Punch Man Season 2 Teaser Revealed, New Season In April

One-Punch Man, the anime about a superhero who defeats his enemies in or around a single punch, is getting its second season next April.

The trailer, which you can see below, starts off with footage covering the first season of the anime by showing pivotal characters and action scenes from its 2015 airing. The teaser also confirms the April 2019 target date.

The anime is based on a manga by writer ONE, who writes and illustrates the comic. It was noticed by Yusuke Murata, the artist behind manga like Eyeshield 21, who convinced ONE to let him redraw it because he loved the story so much. Murata took the idea to magazine Shonen Jump, which ran the redrawn series in their web version. It took off and the anime became especially successful overseas for its high-octane action scenes.

One-Punch Man Season 2 Teaser Revealed, New Season In April

about X hours ago from
One-Punch Man Season 2 Teaser Revealed, New Season In April

One-Punch Man, the anime about a superhero who defeats his enemies in or around a single punch, is getting its second season next April.

The trailer, which you can see below, starts off with footage covering the first season of the anime by showing pivotal characters and action scenes from its 2015 airing. The teaser also confirms the April 2019 target date.

The anime is based on a manga by writer ONE, who writes and illustrates the comic. It was noticed by Yusuke Murata, the artist behind manga like Eyeshield 21, who convinced ONE to let him redraw it because he loved the story so much. Murata took the idea to magazine Shonen Jump, which ran the redrawn series in their web version. It took off and the anime became especially successful overseas for its high-octane action scenes.

Crystal Dynamics Opening New Studio In Washington

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Crystal Dynamics Opening New Studio In Washington

Crystal Dynamics, developers of the past two major Tomb Raider titles, is opening a satellite location in Bellevue, Washington. 

Although the studio is not leading work on Shadow of the Tomb Raider (that game is helmed by Eidos Montreal), the upcoming Avengers Project and other unannounced projects are labor-intensive enough that Crystal Dynamics has decided to aggressively scale up. 

In both the new location and the team's base in Redwood Shores, California, Crystal Dynamics are gathering industry veterans. Among their new hires are Vincent Napoli (combat designer for God of War), and Ben Wanat (co-founder of Dead Space). 

World Of Warcraft Director To Deliver PAX Keynote Speech

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World Of Warcraft Director To Deliver PAX Keynote Speech

Ion Hazzikostas, the game director for World of Warcraft is handling the "story time" keynote speech for PAX west. He joined Blizzard in 2008 after leaving law and ended up being a designer on WoW. He became game director in 2016 after working on raid content and is heading up development on the Battle for Azeroth expansion. 

PAX west starts August 31 in Seattle, Washington with tickets for the upcoming PAX south going on sale this week. PAX south starts January 18 in San Antonio, Texas and badges for PAX west are still available

Blizzards latest expansion is out today, check out our latest preview for 8 reasons to look forward to Battle for Azeroth. 

Tickle Your Spidey Senses With The Spider-Man Launch Trailer

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Tickle Your Spidey Senses With The Spider-Man Launch Trailer

Marvel's Spider-Man is nearly upon is, with only three weeks until release. A new gameplay trailer showcases the upcoming villains, Miles Morales and swinging through New York City. 

In our recent preview of Spider-Man, after getting four hours with the game, Andrew Reiner told fans to "Be excited. Be very excited". Sony's latest is shaping up to be the best game from the web-slinger yet. 

Spider-Man will be out on PlayStation 4 on September 7 alongside a limited edition console. 

Tickle Your Spidey Senses With The Spider-Man Launch Trailer

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Tickle Your Spidey Senses With The Spider-Man Launch Trailer

Marvel's Spider-Man is nearly upon is, with only three weeks until release. A new gameplay trailer showcases the upcoming villains, Miles Morales and swinging through New York City. 

In our recent preview Spider-Man after getting four hours with the game, with Andrew Reiner telling fans to "Be excited. Be very excited". Sony's latest is shaping up to be the best game from the web-slinger yet. 

Spider-Man will be out on PlayStation 4 on September 7 alongside a limited edition console.