The director of the Zero Escape series, which are some of the best visual novels you can play, has a new game in the works called AI: The Somnium Files, and it'll arrive on PC on July 25, developer Spike Chunsoft has announced.
During this year's Game Developers Conference Sébastien Bénard, a designer on popular roguelike metroidvania Dead Cells, gave a postmortem of indie studio Motion Twin's hit game. He explained that Dead Cells had sold over a million copies, with about 60% of that number on PC. Of the console versions, the Nintendo Switch port was the biggest seller. He also described Dead Cells as a "last chance project" for the studio, and said that its success saved them from going under.
The soundtrack for Vampire: The Masquerade—Bloodlines included plenty of licensed songs by the likes of Lacuna Coil, Chiasm, and the Genitorturers, as well as an original track by Ministry and Al Jourgensen, but its score composed by Rik Schaffer was also an essential part of its atmosphere. Fans were obviously concerned about whether he would be involved with the recently announced sequel.
Game designer Goichi "Suda51" Suda, of No More Heroes and Killer7 fame, is stepping back into the ring to write a DLC story for Fire Pro Wrestling World, developer Spike Chunsoft has announced.
The system requirements for the recently-announced PC versions of Detroit: Become Human, Beyond: Two Souls and Heavy Rain are now out, and they all recommend a GTX 1080 or equivalent.
Sekiro: Shadow Die Twice's outstanding combat is clearly a hit with players: as of writing, more than 120,000 people are playing it, and its daily peak is more than 125,000, making it the fourth most-played game on Steam today ahead of Rainbox Six Siege.
It's been a huge week for Apex Legends, which added a new character, Octane, on Tuesday alongside its first Battle Pass. But behind the scenes, the dev team have been improving stability too, and the latest patch should fix the majority of crashes players were experiencing on PC.