Make Out Like a Bandit in Risk of Rain 2 – New Survivor, Boss and More Now Available on PC

Free content update celebrates the roguelike’s two-year anniversary of hitting Steam Early Access and four million copies sold on the platform, coming soon to consoles

FRISCO, Texas – March 25, 2021 – Hopoo Games and Gearbox Publishing today released the Anniversary Update for Risk of Rain 2 as a free download on Steam. The classic survivor Bandit returns from the original Risk of Rain. Also included is the legendary boss Grandparent, more items, additional skill variants for the other survivors, a huge drop of lore entries, and much more. The update is a “thank you” to fans for supporting the game since its Steam Early Access debut two years ago, coming soon for consoles and Google Stadia. Risk of Rain 2 has more than four million copies sold on Steam alone and received ‘Overwhelmingly Positive’ from over 137,000 Steam Reviews alongside an 85% on Metacritic. The update also kicks off a temporary sale on Steam, discounted by 25% from $24.99 to $18.74 through March 29 (9:59 AM Pacific Time).

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Ninjala Turns the Page to Fairy-Tale Fantasy in Season 5

The fairy tales-themed season introduces new weapons, Featured Battle, Online Tournament, Beginners Campaign, and more!

TOKYO, Japan – March 25, 2021 – Hear ye, hear ye! GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE) hath released a bounty of storybook whimsy and bubble-popping action with Season 5 of Ninjala! New Gum Weapons, Shinobi Cards, fairy tales-themed costumes, and a wealth of other goodies are available now.

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Ada Wong from the Resident Evil Series Sets “A Dark Agenda” in TEPPEN

The game’s latest Capcom Hero sneaks into battle in the new expansion

TOKYO, Japan – March 1, 2021 – All of the Heroes have assembled, and TEPPEN’s true story finally begins! Available now, “A Dark Agenda” welcomes a new Hero, Ada Wong from the Resident Evil series, and introduces cards from the Strider series to TEPPEN.

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The Most Expensive Video Game Battle Ever Earns Two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ TITLES for EVE Online

Players worldwide set new records for most costly videogame battle and most Titans lost in a battle. New in-game monument to be deployed in honor of this historic engagement

February 4th, 2021 – Reykjavík, Iceland – CCP Games announced today that their players have broken a further two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS titles in EVE Online, the community-driven massively multiplayer online (MMO) game, with a gigantic battle resulting from the game’s ongoing inter-player war. More than 5000 players duked it out for territorial control in what has been called the “Massacre at M2-XFE”, a New Year’s Eve clash between two of EVE Online’s largest player-run coalitions.

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Pearl Abyss to Begin Self-Publishing Black Desert Online

The MMORPG will change publishers in time for the game’s five-year anniversary

Manhattan Beach, California — January 27, 2021Today, Pearl Abyss announced it will take over publishing rights for Black Desert Online in North America and Europe. This means Pearl Abyss will control publishing rights for the entire Black Desert franchise on all platforms, including current and next-gen consoles, PC, and mobile devices, excluding the South America region. Starting February 25, the game’s developer will also assume live service from long-time partner Kakao Games. Players can continue their Black Desert adventure and earn rewards for transferring their accounts.

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Ninjala Reveals Upcoming Collaborations in New Dev Diary

Fans are given a look at the game’s 1-Year Anniversary Roadmap

TOKYO, Japan – January 14, 2021 – GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE) released Dev Diary #12 for Ninjala, revealing collaborations with Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and LET IT DIE, coming to Season 4. GOE also unveiled the game’s 1-Year Anniversary Roadmap and announced a new Featured Battle, “S-Blast Battle Test Play!”

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Pearl Abyss’s Shadow Arena Re-focuses around “Trio Mode” with strategic & team-oriented 3v3 Combat

The Hero Action brawler’s development team restructures to give its players what they want

SEOUL, South Korea — January 14, 2021 — Pearl Abyss announced today that Shadow Arena has shifted its primary game mode from 1v40 battle royale to a team-based “Trio Mode.” The change comes after an extensive review of player feedback during early access, which has given the developers the opportunity to give its players exactly what they’re asking for: more strategic and cooperative gameplay. The biggest change is a dramatic shift in scope, with the new “Trio Mode” narrowing combat into 3v3 battles, where each teammate has a clearly defined role.

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