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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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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PARIS — Mar. 14, 2018 — Asmodee Digital, the industry leader in digital board game entertainment, announced today that they have added Nomad Games’ Fighting Fantasy Legends to their ever-growing catalogue. Taking place in the Fighting Fantasy world of Titan — a monster-filled mythical world created by legendary authors Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone — Fighting Fantasy Legends is a card-based RPG that blends digital card game mechanics with interactive fiction. Players can find Fighting Fantasy Legends on Steam ($9.99/€9.99/£6.99), the App Store ($4.99/€5.49/£4.99), and Google Play ($5.49/€ 5.49/£4.99).
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#WarGames, the series that watches you, now available on mobile, HelloEko.com, Vudu.com and Steam, with Xbox One coming soon
NEW YORK – March 14, 2018 – Eko today announced that “#WarGames,” the interactive series that reimagines Metro Goldwyn Mayer’s (MGM) three-time Academy Award-nominated 1983 feature film, is now available. The six-episode season is a new form of TV that is available now for free at HelloEko.com, the Eko iOS app and Vudu.com. It is also available ad-free on Steam for $2.99 and is coming soon to Xbox One. Continue reading EKO AND METRO GOLDWYN MAYER RELEASE NEW INTERACTIVE SERIES #WARGAMES
From the Co-Founder of Acorns, Blast is Coming Soon and Works with Most Games, From League of Legends to Candy Crush
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – March 12, 2018 – Blast, a gamification company that unlocks ways to help the world’s 2.6 billion gamers save and earn money while playing the games they love, announced the raise of a $5 million seed round. The company, created by Walter Cruttenden, Chairman and Co-founder of Acorns, helps gamers accumulate monies in the Blast gamer’s wallet, based on “trigger savings,” which are then multiplied in three ways: interest paid on balances, dividends from “missions,” and weekly leaderboard payouts. Blast is currently in closed beta and will launch soon.
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Top Teams CLG, Cloud 9, Echo Fox, Luminosity, Rogue and TSM Will Compete in the Inaugural H1PL Season Livestreaming Exclusively on Facebook From the New Twin Galaxies Esports Arena Beginning April 21st
Daybreak Game Company Adds to the H1PL Momentum by Announcing H1Z1 Goes Free To Play
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 8, 2018 – The H1Z1 Pro League™ (H1PL), the first professional battle royale esports league today unveiled the 15 charter teams that will compete in its inaugural season beginning April 21st in Las Vegas, Nevada. The H1PL also announced that it has teamed up with Facebook to exclusively broadcast all digital content and that Caesars Entertainment will be its official venue and entertainment partner. Redefining the current esports model, the H1PL is the first professional esports league established as a joint venture between a game publisher and an independent league operator – Daybreak Game Company and Twin Galaxies LLC.
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“Surge of Elements” update adds Elementalist class and new team raid to the free-to-play cross-platform title, now available for PC players on Steam
BRISBANE, Calif. – Mar. 8, 2018 – NetEase Games (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced its free-to-play cross-platform MMORPG, Crusaders of Light, is available to play on Steam, along with a new global server (Ferroc Camp, set at North America UTC-8) and a major content update (“Surge of Elements”) that introduces a new team raid, a new dungeon, two new deadly bosses, and an all-new class: the Elementalist.
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Respawn Products named the official gaming furniture provider for National Association of Collegiate Esports
HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. — March 2, 2018 — The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) announced today that Respawn Products, a North Carolina-based gaming furniture maker, is now the official gaming furniture provider for the 71 collegiate institutions with varsity eSports programs across the United States that NACE supports.
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