Air Force Gaming Takes Off with Official Intramural Esports Program for Airmen, Space Professionals

Eight Air Force bases compete in a pilot esports program to crown the gaming champions of Air Force Global Strike Command

Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas – November 11, 2020 – Today, Air Force Gaming (AFG) makes its official debut under the Air Force Services Center. AFG is focused on supporting the Department of the Air Force’s resiliency and retention efforts through the creation of a global esports program that brings Airmen and Space Professionals together through community experiences and competitive leagues. At launch, AFG consists of a new intramural esports program for Air Force Global Strike Airmen and Space Professionals (servicemen and women who serve in the new Space Force) connecting the eight bases across the country under the AFGSC. AFG will eventually grow to cover all global Air Force personnel, spanning every base on the planet. 

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It’s a Knockout! The King of Fighters Returns to Puzzle & Dragons with New Fighters

Raging Storm your way through dungeons with Geese Howard and other classic The King of Fighters characters 

EL SEGUNDO, CA – November 9, 2020Take out enemies with the strongest Desperation Moves as the fan-favorite martial artists from The King of Fighters return to Puzzle & Dragons. From now until November 22, players can break out their best moves to take on three limited-time dungeons, alongside new and returning legendary fighters.

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Pokémon Masters EX Surpasses 30 Million Downloads

Milestone Represents Downloads Worldwide Across Android and iOS Devices

TOKYO—November 6, 2020—DeNA Co., Ltd., in partnership with The Pokémon Company, today announced that the mobile game Pokémon Masters EX has surpassed 30 million downloads worldwide across Android and Apple devices since launching in late August 2019. To commemorate this achievement, players that login to the game from now until February 25, 2021 at 9:59PM Pacific Time will receive a bonus of 1,500 Gems, enough to add up to five sync pairs to players’ teams.

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Asmodee Launches Connect & Play To Power the World’s Virtual Board Game Night

Industry-leading publisher to give board game walkthroughs on how to play their favorite games over video chat following the success of “Print & Play”

November 5, 2020 – Asmodee, a leading board game publisher behind iconic titles like Catan, Pandemic, Ticket to Ride, and Spot it! today launched Connect & Play, an initiative to help people learn to virtually play board games with friends and family during quarantine. Expanding on Asmodee’s Print & Play campaign launched earlier this year, the Connect & Play campaign provides players with written step-by-step instructions on how they can play each game remotely over video conferencing services like Zoom, Google Meet and Skype. 

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Streamloots Secures Funding From Creative Investment Club

Investment syndicate comprising of popular YouTube personalities back startup enabling real-time livestream interactions with fans and new revenue streams

VALENCIA, SPAIN – November 4, 2020 – Streamloots, a company providing technologies to enhance engagement and monetization of livestream audiences, today announced that it received additional funding from Creative Investment Club. The fund is a syndicate of content creator investors and was co-founded by popular YouTuber, Caspar Lee, and fund manager, Sasha Kaletsky. The round also includes participation from fund members and notable YouTubers Memeulous and WillNE. The capital infusion will be used to fuel the company’s user growth and development of new service offerings, with the aim of enabling content creators to establish and build their own businesses. The company has raised a total of $7.2 million thus far.

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TEPPEN Launches in South and Central America

Version 2.8 introduces the Quest Board, special bonuses for new players, and more

TOKYO, JAPAN – November 2, 2020 – The biggest CAPCOM crossover card game is bringing the fight down south! GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE) has announced that TEPPEN, the ultimate card battle game co-developed with CAPCOM, is now playable in South and Central America. These 18 new countriesalso receive version 2.8, which introduces the Quest Board, limited-time Special Missions, balance changes, and more.

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Yooka & Laylee Debut This November on Volta-X in First-Ever Collaboration

Major free content update brings balance, new weapons, & Emotes

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – October 29, 2020What’s all the buzz (and beep-boops) about? GungHo Online Entertainment America (GOEA) today announced that a crossover collaboration with Playtonic Games’ Yooka-Laylee is on its way to Volta-X this November. Additionally, in the strategic robot battler’s first major free content update, players today will see changes to the game’s Headquarters and combat balancing, as well as new weapons, and Emotes.

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Ninjala’s Third Season Arrives as the Game Reaches 5 Million Downloads

Season 3 Introduces new arena, weapon types, second Story Mode chapter, and a new collab

TOKYO, Japan – October 29, 2020 – GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE) today launched Season 3 of their hit bubblegum brawler, Ninjala. This third season brings a host of new content, including a new French-themed arena, two new weapon types, Story Mode Chapter 2, and a pair of limited-time collaborations. Players who login everyday starting today and until November 5, can get up to a total of 1,100 Jala as daily login bonuses. Additionally, players will also receive 100 Jala to celebrate the five million download milestone, which was reached on October 25.

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