Asmodee Opens Access+ Studio to Create Accessible Board Games for Players From All Walks of Life

Starting with Spot It!, Cortex and Timeline, Access+ board games are accessible, rooted in research and create new opportunities to bring people together

PARIS — May 10, 2022 — Asmodee, a leading publisher of board games around the world, today announced Access+, a first-of-its-kind board game studio adapting Asmodee’s hit titles for players with cognitive disabilities. Created using clinical data from Asmodee Research (the research and development department of Asmodee), Access+ games open up the fun world of board gaming to all by making their top games more accessible and creating a welcoming style of play for patients, families and caregivers. To kick off the new studio, Access+ will create Spot It! Access+, Cortex Access+ and Timeline Access+; adapted from three of Asmodee’s greatest hits and will be available in France, Belgium and Canada in late 2022 and worldwide in 2023. 

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Explore an Immersive, Interactive World in Cosmonious High, the Next Original VR Title from Owlchemy Labs

The creators of Job Simulator and Vacation Simulator bring their signature flair to an out-of-this-world, alien high school – coming to SteamVR and Oculus Quest Spring 2022

AUSTIN, Texas – Sept. 2, 2021 – Hailing from Owlchemy Labs, developer of popular and award winning titles ‘Job Simulator’ and ‘Vacation Simulator’, comes an original creation for the books—the comically catastrophic Cosmonious High! Cosmonious High will launch on Oculus Quest and SteamVR headsets in Spring 2022. Owlchemy Labs expands their signature focus on immersive and inclusive experiences, pairing it with the studio’s distinctive charm and humor.

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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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