MMORPG Crusaders of Light Launches “Battle for Karanvale” Content Update

Update introduces global players to the city of Karanvale and its royal legacy, rare Mythic gear of unimaginable power, a new Assassin PvP mode, and the Mad Laboratory dungeon raid

BRISBANE, Calif. – Apr. 19, 2018 – NetEase Games (NASDAQ: NTES) today launched a new content update for its free-to-play, cross-platform MMORPG, Crusaders of Light, “Battle for Karanvale,” featuring a new city, a new tier of gear, a new PVP game mode, and the most difficult team raid so far. Available on the App Store, Google Play, Facebook Gameroom, and Steam, Crusaders of Light features a gorgeous 3D fantasy world, a series of challenging dungeons, and epic 40-person raids. With Crusaders of Light, players can play cross-platform, continuing the same game and upleveling the same character, whether at home on their PC, or on the go via their mobile device.

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Virtual Puppetry Meets Charades in ‘Puppet Fever,’ the Delightful Social VR game, Available Now in Early Access on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

Prepare for raucous puppetry as the ingenious local multiplayer game launches on Oculus Home, Steam and Viveport. Puppet Fever offers hotseat multiplayer in VR like you’ve never experienced before – a truly social party game for up to four players.

SKÖVDE, Sweden – April 19, 2018 – Coffee Stain Publishing and Coastalbyte Games today reveal that Puppet Fever, their joyful VR puppet playground has launched onto Early Access on Oculus Home, Steam and Viveport for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The frantic party game invites a puppeteer to don their VR headsets, take command of a virtual puppet theater complete with props, and take turns pulling each others strings in feverous local co-op.

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Asmodee Digital Announces the First Video Game Based on Mansions of Madness Board Game

Fantasy Flight Games’ Lovecraft-inspired board game gets a stand-alone adventure game early 2019

PARIS — April 17, 2018 — Asmodee Digital, the industry leader in digital board games, announced today that it will publish a brand-new adventure game based on Fantasy Flight Games’ Mansions of Madness, an award-winning board game celebrated for its high production values, Lovecraft-inspired art, and unique fusion of physical and digital gameplay mechanics. Developed by Luckyhammers, the Mansions of Madness: Mother’s Embrace video game is the next evolution of the iconic game and is scheduled to hit Steam (PC/Mac) early 2019.

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Third Editions Surpasses Kickstarter Fundraising Goal to Translate New Video Game Books

 

French publisher has secured $154,000 in its second Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to deliver comprehensive new works exploring fabled game series

TOULOUSE, France – April 9 2018 – French publishing house Third Editions has successfully concluded their second Kickstarter campaign to fund the English translation of four new books focused on gaming series beloved by players around the world. The campaign set out to raise €60,000 / £54,000 / $74,000 to fund the translation of books within the Final Fantasy, Dark Souls, and Zelda series, and successfully raised €125,944 (approximately $154,000 at time of closing) from 1,994 backers, surpassing a stretch goal to also translate a book on Taro Yoko’s works.

To view the completed campaign, visit the Kickstarter page here.

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Asmodee Digital Bringing Terraforming Mars to Steam, iOS, and Android

Invade Space on PC and Mobile with Updated Graphics and Beyond

PARIS — April 4, 2018 — Asmodee Digital, the industry leader in digital board game entertainment, announced today they are bringing Fryxgames’ award-winning strategy board game, Terraforming Mars, to Steam (PC), Google Play, and the Apple App Store. Developed by LUCKYHAMMERS, the digital edition of Terraforming Mars will launch into Early Access in May and full launch happening later in Q2 of this year.

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Gaming Furniture Maker RESPAWN Dubbed Official Furniture Partner of the High School Esports League

High School Video Games Association To Close Spring Season Sign Ups on April 2, Last Chance for Students and Schools to Apply

HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. – March 29, 2018 – The High School Esports League (HSEL) announced today that RESPAWN Products, a North Carolina-based gaming furniture maker, is now the official gaming furniture provider for affiliated high schools participating in the HSEL’s programs and tournaments across the United States.

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Explore and Settle the Isle of Catan in Full Virtual Reality with Catan VR, Available Now

Beloved Tabletop Classic Lands on Oculus Rift and Gear VR, with Other Platforms to Follow

SAN FRANCISCO – Mar. 21, 2018 Catan GmbH, Catan Studio, Asmodee Digital and virtual reality game developer Experiment 7 today announced the release of Catan VR, a new virtual reality experience which invites you to play a game of Catan on the island of Catan itself. Developed in conjunction with original Catan creators, father and son Klaus and Benjamin Teuber, Catan VR elevates the title with vibrant in-game environments and cross-platform online play that bring the tabletop to life, no matter where you and your friends are. You can find Catan VR on the Oculus Store today for $14.99 and on Samsung Gear VR for $9.99. Catan VR will be available on Oculus GO soon.

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Ghostbusters World With Google Maps API Featured During Google Keynote at GDC 2018

New Gameplay Preview Video Footage Shows Google Maps API In Action

SEOUL, March 19, 2018 – The recently announced Ghostbusters World, developed in collaboration between Sony Pictures Entertainment Consumer Products, Ghost Corps and publisher FourThirtyThree Inc. (4:33), was featured today on stage during the Google Keynote at the Game Developers Conference 2018. The new gameplay video will also be on display at the Google booth on the expo floor March 21-23. Created with Maps API technology, Ghostbusters World features state-of-the-art augmented reality in the map-based game where players can suit up to patrol their neighborhoods and bust their favorite Ghostbusters ghosts!

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