CCP Games Partners with the University of Iceland to Offer Course Studying the Science of Friendship and Video 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.

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Sword Art Online Returns to Puzzle & Dragons for a Limited Time

El Segundo, Calif. – April 6, 2020 – Time to break out the NerveGear! GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE) has announced that Sword Art Online is returning to Puzzle & Dragons in a limited-time collaboration. From April 6 – 19, players will be able to unleash some of Sword Art Online’s favorite characters and creatures as they battle their way through new dungeons and boss battles.

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Risk of Rain 2 Updates Incoming! Hidden Realms (Console) Now Live and Artifacts 2.0 (PC) Releases March 31

Test the waters for free on Xbox One starting March 26

FRISCO, Texas – Mar. 24, 2020 – Hopoo Games and Gearbox Publishing today announced two new updates coming to the hit roguelike Risk of Rain 2. Hidden Realms Update is now available to download for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. The Artifacts 2.0 Update for PC will be available on March 31, introducing Artifacts along with a returning stage, monsters, items, and Survivor-specific unlockables. More details on each of these updates can be found below.  Continue reading Risk of Rain 2 Updates Incoming! Hidden Realms (Console) Now Live and Artifacts 2.0 (PC) Releases March 31

LET IT DIE Surpasses 6 Million Downloads on PlayStation 4 and PC

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Mar. 2, 2020 – It is a good day to die! GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE) and Grasshopper Manufacture’s hack-and-slash roguelike, LET IT DIE has surpassed over six million downloads worldwide. The milestone comes after its exclusive debut on the PlayStation 4 in December 2016, later launching on Steam in September of 2018.

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Take to The Skies in Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders 2 – Now Available for Nintendo Switch

It’s Fight and Flight in Atypical Games’ definitive World War II-themed aerial combat simulator

Mountain View, CA – Oct. 31, 2019 – Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders 2, the latest addition to Atypical Games’ signature dogfight simulator series, is now available for Nintendo Switch for $19.99. The sequel to its namesake predecessor, Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders 2 boasts a robust World War II dogfight experience featuring historically-accurate environments and thrilling aerial combat. Flyboys and flygirls can take off in iconic World War II era planes and battle over real-world locations such as Pearl Harbor and the Cliffs of Dover in a variety of on and offline game modes.  Continue reading Take to The Skies in Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders 2 – Now Available for Nintendo Switch

Black Desert Mobile Soft Launching for Android in Select Countries Following 2M+ Pre-Registrations

 

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – October 24, 2019 – Pearl Abyss is today soft launching Black Desert Mobile for Android via the Google Play Store in seven countries after more than two million users pre-registered for the game within 2 weeks. Now available to download in Canada, Chile, Sweden, Malaysia, Turkey, Ireland and Australia, the open-world action MMORPG will be launching on iOS and Android across the world later this year.

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The Loader Returns to Risk of Rain 2 With New Features in Skills 2.0 Update

Customize Survivor Loadouts With More Skills, Conquer a New Stage, and More

FRISCO, Texas – Sept. 17, 2019 – Hopoo Games and Gearbox Publishing today released Skills 2.0 Update for Risk of Rain 2 on Steam Early Access. The Loader returns from the original Risk of Rain with the addition of a new stage, a new boss, the ability to earn new skills, and customize Survivor loadouts. Check out the new trailer and learn more about all of these features below. Continue reading The Loader Returns to Risk of Rain 2 With New Features in Skills 2.0 Update

NetEase’s Mecha Battle Royale Game, Super Mecha Champions, Launches Worldwide

The Anime-Style Mobile Action Shooter Brings a Mecha Twist to the Battle Royale Genre

GUANGZHOU, China – July 25, 2019 – NetEase Games has today launched Super Mecha Champions, the Japanese-inspired action shooter game, for mobile. Pilots all over the globe can now suit up and engage in high-action battles for the title of Super Mecha Champion (Vietnam, Korea, and EU not included). Super Mecha Champions is available on the Apple Store today and is coming soon to the Google Play Store.

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