Fun Dog Studios Unveils Debut Game “The Forever Winter” with a Thrilling Trailer at IGN Fan Fest

The Forever Winter is coming. Wishlist on Steam today!

OLYMPIA, WA – February 21, 2024 – Today, at IGN Fan Fest, Fun Dog Studios, an independent game developer formed by industry veterans behind iconic titles like Horizon: Zero Dawn, DOOM Eternal, Killzone, Hawken, The Witcher 3, and Mass Effect, unveiled the first trailer for their debut game, The Forever Winter. A tactical survival and horror-laden shooter, The Forever Winter promises to redefine the genre by putting the tactics back to tactical shooter, bringing squad-based gameplay mechanics to the forefront and challenging players to think strategically in order to survive. Wishlist on Steam today, and view assets here

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Former AAA Devs Attain Creative Freedom in 100% Employee Owned  Fun Dog Studios

Studios first game trailer will debut at IGN Fan Fest on February 21

OLYMPIA, WA – February 20, 2024 – Fun Dog Studios, an independent studio formed by key figures on the development of huge games like Horizon: Zero Dawn, DOOM Eternal, Killzone, Hawken, The Witcher 3, Mass Effect and more, today announced they have come together to form this new venture. The studio is one-hundred-percent employee owned, fully creatively independent, and committed to defying convention, challenging players, and taking big risks. 

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Owlchemy Labs’ Job Simulator and Vacation Simulator Are Coming Soon to Apple Vision Pro

Two of VR’s best selling titles are coming soon to Apple’s flagship headset

AUSTIN, TEXAS – February 15, 2024 – Today, Owlchemy Labs announced Job Simulator and Vacation Simulator are coming soon to the Apple Vision Pro headset. Both titles will include their respective free content updates, Job Simulator will be made purchasable on the Vision Pro App Store for $19.99 USD and Vacation Simulator for $29.99 USD.

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Masaru Harada Promoted to Chief Corporate Development Officer at PTW

LOS ANGELES, California — February 15: PTW, an enterprise games services company powering the technical and creative services for many of the largest developers and studios around the world, today announced that effective immediately, Masaru “Mikey” Harada has been promoted to Chief Corporate Development Officer (CCDO). In his new role, Harada will spearhead inorganic growth for the PTW family of brands, acting as the main strategic stakeholder for the company’s merger and acquisition opportunities. Harada will report directly to PTW’s CEO, Deborah Kirkham. 

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BLACK DESERT ONLINE HOSTS 300V300 ‘WAR OF THE ROSES’ PRE-SEASON, LAUNCHES NEW PC PVP GUILD LEAGUE, AND ROLLS OUT EXPANSIVE BLACK DESERT MOBILE UPDATE

Players Can Rejoice In Two New PVP Updates With New Combative Faction War And New 15v15 Guild League, While Black Desert Mobile’s “Succession Skill” Update Offers Unlimited Skill Combos and New Region

Manhattan Beach, CA — February 7, 2024Pearl Abyss, the innovative force behind Black Desert Online, concluded the groundbreaking War of the Roses pre-season this past weekend — a spectacular 300vs300 PvP faction war — across multiple territories. The developer then launched a new, more compact 15v15 Guild League update today for Guild versus Guild battles. The mobile team simultaneously unveiled a comprehensive revamp of its class system for Black Desert Mobile yesterday enabling players limitless skill combinations for all 28 classes paired with the new Sherekhan territory, an expansive region to explore.

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Calling All Vampire Slayers! Extended Gameplay Trailer Revealed for ‘Silent Slayer: Vault of the Vampire’

Get a first look at the environment, tools, and vampires that await in Schell Games’ upcoming single-player VR horror title

PITTSBURGH, PA — FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – Today, Schell Games debuted an extended gameplay trailer for Silent Slayer: Vault of the Vampire during the Ruff Talk VR 2024 Showcase. Featuring developer commentary, the extended gameplay trailer explores the game’s ominous castle setting, intuitive lineup of tools, intricate gameplay, enigmatic puzzles, and the fanged monsters lurking in the dark. It launches this year for Meta Quest 2, Meta Quest Pro, and Meta Quest 3 VR headsets. Eager vampire slayers can wishlist the game now on the Meta Quest Store.

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Chainsaw Man Rips into Puzzle & Dragons

The collaboration introduces characters and more from the acclaimed shonen anime series, starting today

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – January 15, 2024 – Chainsaw Man makes its flashy debut in GungHo Online Entertainment’s hit mobile puzzle game Puzzle & Dragons. Today at 18:00 through February 12, 17:59 (PST), players can battle through four devil-ridden dungeons in this limited-time collaboration.

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‘Advance Strike’ Mechanic Knocks Down the Competition, Coming January 30 to THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV

The upcoming free update introduces a proactive, offensive mechanic to fend off throws and physical blows

OSAKA, Japan – January 26, 2023 – Today, SNK CORPORATION announced that THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV (KOF XV) will receive a free, significant update on January 30, 2024, introducing the Advance Strike mechanic. The Advance Strike allows players to perform more aggressive plays by protecting themselves against throws and attacks. The Standard Edition of KOF XV is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC (Windows, Steam, and Epic Games Store) for $59.99/€59.99, and the Deluxe Edition for $84.99/€84.99.

Watch the Advance Strike video showcase here.

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