Virtual world technology company helps its US game studio to host thousands of players simultaneously in ScavLab, in an experimental, large-scale public event
London – June 1, 2021 – Games studio Midwinter Entertainment successfully hosted a peak of 4,144 players in a single, dense world during a community event for fans of the studio’s new game, Scavengers on Saturday, May 29. This experimental live event, which represents a major step for large-scale shared virtual worlds, was made possible by technology from Midwinter’s parent company, Improbable.
TOKYO—June 1, 2021—DeNA Co., Ltd., in partnership with The Pokémon Company, has announced that players will be able to add Master sync pairs Archie & Kyogre and Maxie & Groudon to their teams in Pokémon Masters EX. These duos join Leon & Charizard as the only other Master sync pairs in the game, possessing a Master passive skill that can strengthen a player’s entire team.
Collect these iconic champion fighters for the ultimate showdown
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – May 28, 2021 –This is a sparring match you don’t want to miss! From May 31 through June 13, Street Fighter V: Champion Edition Season 5 is bringing the brawl back to Puzzle & Dragons. Punch your way to victory with these beloved characters from the classic fighting game series!
Manhattan Beach, California May 27, 2021—Today, Pearl Abyss announced a massive update for Black Desert Console, adding both the Great Expedition content as well as the Sycraia Underwater Ruins, a new high-level grinding spot. The highly anticipated update brings new questlines, ships, a bartering system and various in-game events and improvements.
Midwinter Entertainment invites thousands of players to simultaneously participate in the unprecedented multiplayer event this weekend
Kirkland, USA – May 27, 2021 – ScavLab, the experimental sandbox testing platform built in Scavengers, Midwinter Entertainment’s strategic survival shooter available in Early Access on Steam and the Epic Games Store, will be launching its first massive-scale player event on May 29th.
Shoes for VR movement also integrating with more Quest games: In Death: Unchained, Ancient Dungeon, The Wizards: Dark Times, and more
VIENNA and SAN FRANCISCO – May 25, 2021 – Cybershoes, the world’s first shoes for walking and running in virtual reality, today announced that U.S. customers can now purchase the latest Cybershoes wireless model on Amazon at a price of $349. Compatible with Oculus Quest and Quest 2 headsets, VR enthusiasts in the United States are a click away from turning their natural foot movement into in-game VR locomotion in their favorite Oculus Quest games.
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.