Opus Magnum developer is releasing a visual novel

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Opus Magnum developer is releasing a visual novel

Zachtronics is easily best known for puzzle games like Opus Magnum, which we were quite impressed with back in 2017. Its other games are in a similar vein, tricky puzzles that make you feel like you've earned a degree when you master them. On August 12, Zachtronics is releasing a very different style of game.

Teamfight Tactics adds three more 'Little Legends' to the PBE

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Teamfight Tactics adds three more 'Little Legends' to the PBE

Little Legends are the cute little characters who represent the player in Teamfight Tactics. There are currently six of them—Furyhorn, Hauntling, Silverwing, Featherknight, Runespirit, and Molediver—plus River Sprite, who represents players who don't have a Little Legends skin equipped. Soon that number will grow by three, as Hushtail, Paddlemar, and Protector are set to join the fight with the launch of the 9.16 patch.

Showtime's Halo TV series casts Cortana, Soren, and a trio of new Spartans

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Showtime's Halo TV series casts Cortana, Soren, and a trio of new Spartans

Showtime announced in April that the lead character in its upcoming Halo series would be portrayed by this guy—probably best known for his roles in The Wire and Orange is the New Black, according to Chris, although to me he's that guy who's been sent to prison something like 11 times in Law & Order. Today it announced the rest of the cast of series regulars, which will include characters familiar to fans of the games and some TV series newcomers.

Riot Games confirms it's working on a fighting game

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Riot Games confirms it's working on a fighting game

Riot Games is a very big game studio, especially considering that it only makes one game—League of Legends. In 2016 it acquired Radiant Entertainment, the developer of the canceled fighting game Rising Thunder, which naturally led to speculation that Riot had designs on making a move into the fighting game scene. Today at the annual Evolution Championship Series tournament—better known as Evo—Radiant co-founder Tom Cannon finally confirmed that, yes, it is happening.

Jim Brown joins Madden NFL 20 for Twitch Prime subscribers

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Jim Brown joins Madden NFL 20 for Twitch Prime subscribers

Twitch is handing out a couple of Madden NFL 20 freebies to Prime subscribers, beginning with legendary player Jim Brown, a nine-time Pro Bowl selection and 1964 Super Bowl winner, who is coming to the Madden Ultimate Team online mode for the first time. Brown brings the "Freight Train" Superstar X-Factor ability to the field, an offensive ability that gives him an increased chance of breaking the next tackle attempt.