Online course is now available on edX.org and is accessible to anyone interested in studying how video games have created a new type of human connection
Reykjavík, Iceland – May 26, 2021 –CCP Games today announced Friendship Machine: Forming a New Type of Human Connection, an online course featuring its player-driven spacefaring MMO, EVE Online. Created in partnership with the University of Iceland, the course explores “The Friendship Machine,” or the science behind how people forge meaningful relationships and how video games have created a new type of human connection. The course is now available on edX.org and includes the first three weeks free for anyone who would like to register. Unlimited access, including the final quiz and course certificate, is available for $50 USD / €40.91 EURO / £35.19 GPB.
Critically-acclaimed VR horror game can be purchased for a limited-time 10% discount on Steam, scatters 10 new collectables around the Barclay Mansion
STOCKHOLM — May 25, 2021 — Fast Travel Games has announced that Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife is now available on Steam for a suggested retail price of $29.99 USD / £24.99 GBP / €24.99 Euro. Now available on Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, and SteamVR, owners of HTC Vive and Valve Index headsets can now experience the critically-acclaimed VR horror title for themselves. Until May 31, players can pick the game up on Steam at a 10% discount. The SteamVR launch comes alongside a free content update for all platforms, addressing bugs and adding 10 collectables players can find in the Barclay Mansion to dive deeper into Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife’s story.
Immerse yourself in the world of CATAN as you trade, build and settle on a premium 3D board now available for preorder with delivery expected in August.
Roseville, MN – May 25, 2021 – Today, CATAN Studio and Asmodee announced the forthcoming release of CATAN – 3D Edition, a premium game that showcases the iconic CATAN game in all its three-dimensional glory. CATAN – 3D Edition can be preordered at CatanShop.com. The MSRP of CATAN – 3D Edition is $300 USD.
Massively Multiplayer Online Science approaches half a billion classifications across all projects, proving video game communities are a valuable resource for scientific research at scale
Reykjavík, Iceland – May 18, 2021 – Today, CCP Games and Massively Multiplayer Online Science (MMOS) are delighted to announce that Project Discovery is the People’s Voice Winner in the Games: Public Service, Activism, and Social Impact category of the 25th Annual Webby Awards in recognition for its contributions to COVID-19 research. MMOS also revealed that it has recorded close to half a billion classifications across all its projects in the last five years, including multiple iterations of Project Discovery.
Slow your breathing and use your head to protect those you care about the most
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – May 14, 2021 – Your time has come to aid and protect the weak so that they will become strong. Perfectly timed with the new film, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train, join the Demon Slayer Corps and face off against vicious, supernatural beings in a brand-new Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba collaboration for Puzzle & Dragons. Now through May 27, players can train alongside their favorite characters from the critically acclaimed manga.
TOKYO—May 14, 2021—DeNA Co., Ltd., in partnership with The Pokémon Company, has announced Special Event Phase 2: Land and Sea Awaken, an in-game event in Pokémon Masters EX where the collective decisions of the player community will dictate the amount of rewards that will be distributed.
The second title in the Pandemic: Hot Zone series, introduces “Hemisphere” rules for combined play with Pandemic: Hot Zone – North America
ROSEVILLE, MN — May 13, 2021 —Asmodee and Z-Man Games today officially announced Pandemic: Hot Zone – Europe, the next installment of the Pandemic: Hot Zone series, will hit store shelves on July 9 for a suggested retail price of $19.99 USD. Z-Man also revealed Pandemic: Hot Zone – Europe is now available on Z-Man’s website as a free PDF download, available to anyone who wants to play.
Introducing the next generation of VR accessories designed around comfort and immersion, launching this Summer
LOS ANGELES – May 13, 2021 – Bionik™, a leader in innovative video game accessories, announced today the Mantis™ VR and Face Pad VR. Mantis VR upgrades your headset’s built-in headphones, featuring a universal clip and cable assembly enabling compatibility with most popular VR platforms. The Face Pad VR is a hypoallergenic replacement face pad for Oculus Quest 2, designed to increase comfort while wearing the headset. Both accessories are slated to launch at select in-store and online retailers later this summer.