Will Demon’s Souls get harder? Developers shared information about the remake

The authors of the remake of Demon’s Souls released a new trailer, which showed several types of enemies, as well as a battle with one of the bosses — a Steel spider. The video was posted on YouTube.

The developers said that the remake will eliminate most of the bugs, but some funny bugs will be left as Easter eggs. For the game, they will rewrite the voice acting with actors from the original, as well as add a photo mode and the ability to “store characters in the Nexus”. The developers noted that gamers will not be able to change the difficulty level during the passage. In addition, the remake will reduce the number of medicinal herbs that the hero can carry with him.

A remake of Demon’s Souls will be available on the PlayStation 5 release. The original game was released in 2009 exclusively on the PS3. The title received mostly laudatory reviews from the media and players: the average score from the press on the review aggregator Metacritic is 89 out of 100, and from users-8.8 out of 10.

Circulation of the remake of Resident Evil 3 reached 3 million copies-Capcom presented a financial report

Capcom has sold more than 3 million copies of the Resident Evil 3 remake. the company announced this in its financial report for the period from April to September 2020. She noted that this segment was the best in the history of Capcom.

The report also indicates that from April to September, Monster Hunter: World reached the mark of 16.4 million copies sold, and the company’s total revenue increased by 12.8%, amounting to approximately $404 million. In total, Capcom sold about 13.8 million games — 11.4 million of them came from digital editions.

Earlier, the financial report was published by Sony. From it, it became known that from July to September 2020, the company shipped 1.5 million PlayStation 4 consoles. This result is 1.3 million less than in the same period in 2019.

CS:GO on Twitch overtook the popularity of FIFA 21 at the end of the week — Dota 2 did not get into the top 10

CS:GO rose one place in the list of the most viewed categories on Twitch for the week of October 13-19. Viewers spent more than 11.3 million hours on the Valve shooter broadcasts. Statistics were provided by the Esports Charts portal.

The top five positions in the rating remained unchanged. The “Communication” category remained the leader on Twitch — it collected more than 38 million viewing hours in a week. This is followed by League of Legends, Among Us, Fortnite And Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

The biggest increase for the week was shown by the Special Events category, which rose by 56 positions at once. FIFA 21 dropped three places in the rating — EA’s football simulator took the ninth place.

The performer of the role of Abby’s father in The Last of Us Part II returned to work on motion capture

Derek Phillips, who played Abby’s father in The Last of Us Part II, posted a photo in a motion-capture suit. The actor shared the image on Twitter.

GamesRadar journalists have put forward the theory that Phillips may participate in the filming for the story Supplement to The sequel The Last of Us, which will focus on Abby’s past. Neil Druckmann, the game’s writer and producer, gave the tweet a like, which also became a field for speculation.

In addition to playing Abby’s father, Phillips also participated in motion capture for games such as Dishonored and Life is Strange. It is premature to say that it is being filmed specifically for The Supplement to The Last of Us Part II.

The Last of Us Part II was released on June 19 exclusively on PlayStation 4. the average rating of the game on the review aggregator Metacritic is 93 points out of 100 From the press and 5.6 points out of 10 from users.

GODSENT left the DreamHack Open Fall 2020 playoffs

GODSENT lost to Sprout in the lower bracket of the DreamHack Open Fall 2020 CS:GO. The match ended with a score of 1:2 — 7:16 on Vertigo, 16:9 on Inferno and 9:16 on Nuke. Asger Farlig Jensen’s team left the play-offs of the tournament. She will continue to compete in the 9-12 places grid for the right to take the highest position and get more RMR points.

Sprout advanced to the next round of the playoffs. on October 22, at 17:30 Moscow time, the team from Germany will compete with the best of the pair North — Heroic.

DreamHack Open Fall 2020 runs online from October 15 to 25. Teams play a prize pool of $115 thousand.

Dota 2 files found mention of Diretide 2020 awards

A Dota 2 player found a new mention of the Diretide 2020 mode in the game files. This time, the user found lines of code associated with the event’s rewards page. He announced this on reddit.

Valve has not officially announced Diretide 2020, but earlier in the files “DotA” already found related lines of code. Then users also found a mention of candy. In previous Diretide events, Users had to collect sweets to win a match — items reduced the owner’s health.

Previously, the developers held a Dota 2 summer event “Aganim’s Labyrinth”. In it, players were asked to go through rooms with different opponents. The event also included a competitive mode that was activated once a week.

Xbox Chapter: “You will see for yourself that the Series S will sell better».

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer said that the Series S can become the best-selling console of the new generation. In his opinion, voiced in an interview with Kotaku, the low price will be a decisive factor for the consumer.

Head Of Xbox Phil Spencer:
“I think that during the Christmas season we will sell all the consoles that we can ship. I believe that the demand for pre-orders will exceed the supply. As for our confrontation with the PlayStation, I think that the first time the market share will be most affected by the volume of deliveries. And then, according to our forecasts, the price will be crucial, and you will see that the Series S will sell better than the Series X.

The author of the updated Cache released an improved version of the map in CS:GO

Artist and level designer Sean FMPONE Snelling updated de_cache for CS:GO. The improved map is currently only available in the Steam workshop — when the changes will be applied to the official version of the location, it is not reported.

In a tweet, FMPONE said that it removed unnecessary details of the environment from the map, and also generally improved the visual component of Cache to make it more pleasant to look at. Valve usually introduces major location updates to the main CS client:GO a few days later.

The redesigned Cache appeared in the shooter on October 18, 2019 and became available for playing in all official modes. Before that, in March of the same year, the map was removed from the competition mappul — instead of it, Vertigo was used in tournaments.

The developers of the NieR Replicant remaster showed landscapes, characters and creatures from the game

The authors of the remaster NieR Replicant presented screenshots showing the protagonists, their opponents, and landscapes from the game world. Images posted on Twitter.

On September 24, Square Enix announced that the release of NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… — under this name, a remaster will be released — is scheduled for April 24, 2021. The game will be available to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One users. Whether the title will get an update for the next generation of consoles is unknown.

The original NieR Replicant was released in 2010. The remaster is developed by Toylogic Studio together with the authors of the previous parts of the series. Earlier it was reported that the creators of the title plan to record a new voice acting.

From DualShock 4 made a steering wheel for playing flight simulators

Blogger Akaki Kuumeri made a steering wheel from DualShock 4 and handles printed on a 3D printer. He shared the result of his work in a video on YouTube.

The blogger showed the development process of the device, as well as the gameplay in Microsoft Flight Simulator and Star Wars: Squadrons using a self-created steering wheel. Handle models are available for download.

DualShock 4 is a wireless controller of the DualShock family, compatible with the PlayStation 4 and partially with the PlayStation 3. Sony did not make separate controllers for flight simulators on the PS4. These devices can only be purchased from third-party manufacturers.

In Ghost of Tsushima, you will be able to pet dogs

On October 16, Ghost of Tsushima will release an update that will add the ability to pet dogs, as well as make them your allies. This was told by the developers of the title.

The new feature will be available with the Charm of Canine Recruitment charm in “New game+” mode. In it, the user will start the path in the open world soon after the first encounter with Hotun Khan, saving all the accumulated equipment, equipment and items. In the Legends co-op mode, which will be available from October 16, you can also pet a Ghost dog.

Ghost of Tsushima was released on July 17, 2020 exclusively for the PlayStation 4. the Game tells the story of Jin Sakai, a samurai who resists the capture of Tsushima island by the Mongols.

Silent Hill 4 is now available in GOG

Online store GOG together with Konami re-released Silent Hill 4: The Room on PC. The game is available for purchase for ₽299. News about the possible release of the title appeared earlier.

Silent Hill 4 — the last part of the series, which was developed by Team Silent. In the story, an ordinary guy, Henry Townsend, is locked in his own apartment with no way to get out. Everything changes when a hole appears in his bathroom that leads to other spaces.

Silent Hill 4 was originally released on PS2, Xbox, and PC in 2004. Before the introduction of GOG, there was no legal way for PLAYERS to get a game without having a physical copy. Whether other parts of the series will be re — released is currently unknown. Konami previously released the first two parts of Metal Gear Solid and the original Metal Gear in GOG.

ESL has updated the ranking of teams in Dota 2 NAVI were the best team in the CIS

ESL has published an updated rating of the best Dota 2 teams. Natus Vincere has risen by ten positions And is in seventh place — this is the highest indicator among all teams from the CIS.

The first five positions of the rating remained unchanged. Team Secret kept the lead in the table, while Nigma and OG took second and third places, respectively. Completing the top five teams are Alliance and Team Liquid.

VP.Prodigy has moved up one position and is now ranked eighth. HellRaisers rounded out the top 20, while other bands from the CIS did not make the top twenty.

The next tournament that will affect the position of teams in the ranking will be ESL One Germany 2020 — Online. The championship will be held from October 5 to November 1.

Virtual band K/DA from League of Legends has announced a new EP

Virtual K-pop group K/DA from League of Legends revealed the first details of the new mini-album. The EP was named All Out. The album will be released on November 6.

In the near future, the virtual band will also announce the list of songs for the mini-album and name the musicians who participated in the creation of the EP.

Virtual K-pop group K/DA from League of Legends revealed the first details of the new mini-album. The EP was titled All Out. The album will be released on November 6.

In the near future, the virtual band will also announce a list of songs for the mini-album and name the musicians who participated in the creation of the EP.

Sony apologizes for confusion with PlayStation 5 pre-orders

Sony has issued a formal apology to potential buyers for poor organization started pre-orders for the PlayStation 5. The company promised to increase the number of consoles available at retailers in the coming days.

Sony:
“Let’s be honest: pre-ordering the PS5 could have been a lot more comfortable. We sincerely apologize.

In the coming days, we will release more PS5 consoles available for pre — order-retailers will share details about this. The number of available ps5s will also be increased by the end of the year.”

The PlayStation 5 will go on sale on November 19 worldwide and November 12 in selected countries. Pre-orders of new-generation consoles became available on September 18, and in the first day Russian retailers managed to exhaust their quotas.

One thousand and one bugs-the authors of Marvel’s Avengers released a major update

Crystal Dynamics Studio has introduced a V1.3.0 patch that fixes more than a thousand issues found in Marvel’s Avengers. The team announced this on the official Square Enix website.

Information about existing bugs was collected within two weeks. As part of the first global update, matchmaking was improved, and errors in the combat system, tests, equipment, and rewards were fixed. In addition, the user interface has been improved and problems with animation have been fixed.

The developers said that they will continue to work on improving their product. To do this, they asked for help from users: they can leave comments about the game in the patch discussion thread on reddit.

Marvel’s Avengers was released on September 4. The game was released on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Google Stadia. Later versions are planned to be released on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

In this moment‑RTS Iron Harvest added co-op

Iron Harvest received its first major update. With it, the game added the ability to jointly pass the story campaign. Feature local co-op was the fact that the players share control over a single army.
King Art Games:
“You go through the campaign as usual, but each of you can manage all available units. Work together to achieve goals or blame each other if you fail!»

In addition to the co-op, the developers also added a new multiplayer map to the game, made changes to the campaign, and fixed several bugs. The full list of changes can be found here. In future updates, Iron Harvest will get a rating mode, several new maps, and balance edits.

Iron Harvest, a strategy game set in an alternate reality of the 1920s, was released on September 1 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The EGS version was delayed on the day of release, as it was not ready for launch.

The first game from the creators of Control and Max Payne became free on Steam

Death Rally, the first game from Remedy Entertainment, is now available for free on Steam. Arcade shooting race was released in September 1996.

The title was developed by the company in collaboration with 3D Realms. In it, the player takes control of a car with machine guns and rocket launchers and participates in dangerous races for survival. The game features 19 race tracks, 6 cars, a wide range of weapons and tuning options. In 2011, a remake of Death Rally was released — now it is available with a 75% discount and costs ₽62.

Remedy Entertainment made the game free in honor of the anniversary: in August, it turned 25 years old. The Studio’s most successful titles include Max Payne, Alan Wake, and Control. Remedy is currently working on a new game in the Control and Alan Wake universe.

The authors of Dusk announced Fallen Aces-a shooter in the style of Noir

New Blood Interactive announced Fallen Aces as part of the online event Realms Deep. The shooter will be designed in the style of Noir, and the visual is inspired by comics of the 1990s.

The game will tell you about A. C. E. S.-guardians of the city of Switchblade (Switchblade City), which are eliminated one by one. In the role of one of the surviving agents, users will have to deal with a series of crimes, using their own fists and environment. In Fallen Aces, there will be three large episodes divided into non-linear levels.

The developers promise that players will get a wide range of options for passing: from open confrontations to stealth. All textures and sprites in the title are made manually, including cut scenes. In addition, the developers highlight dialogues that correspond to a given era, and a soundtrack recorded by the orchestra on authentic instruments.

The release date of Fallen Aces is currently not specified, but the game already has a page on Steam. Previously, Realms Deep featured a spin-off series called Postal, an immersive shooter called Graven, and a game from the author of Brutal Doom-Brutal Fate.

Siege weapons, beheadings and homosexuality-Assassin’s Creed Valhalla received an ESRB age rating

ESRB rated Assassin’s Creed Valhalla with an “M” rating (17+). The site also has a description of the title, revealing details of individual elements of the game.

In addition to melee (swords and axes) and ranged (bows) combat, players can also use siege weapons to kill groups of opponents. The battles themselves are accompanied by naturalistic violence, and some weapons allow you to decapitate enemies. In addition, there are separate animations in the game, close-up showing breaking bones, muscles and organs when they are punched with a hidden blade.

In addition to violence, the game has scenes of a sexual nature: for example, one of the missions takes place in a brothel, and in another scene, “a male character agrees to lie down with a man (shown kissing, after which the screen is darkened).” The game also contains narcotic substances (psilocybin mushrooms and their spores) and alcohol. The latter is associated with a mini-game in which you need to overdo your opponent. The effects of substances on the body are displayed as image distortions.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is scheduled for release on November 17. The new part of the franchise will be released on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X.

For Crusader Kings III, a modification was released that allows you to play as a vampire

For Crusader Kings III released a global modification of Princes of Darkness, allowing you to play as an immortal vampire. It is part of the Dark Pack, a fan-generated content officially approved by the creators of the World of Darkness role-playing multiverse. It includes games such as Vampires: The Masquerade and Werewolf: The Apocalypse. A similar mod exists for Crusader Kings II.

The player takes on the role of a Prince who is a vampire. He can’t die of old age or have children, but he can still make political marriages. A vampire must also drink blood without being seen by others.

Vampires have slower development than humans, but stronger skills: for example, vampires can erase the memory of those who interfere with the masquerade, establish their own clans, and organize blood hunts. Princes of Darkness also brings to the game existing factions in the world of Darkness.

Crusader Kings III was released on September 1, 2020. Global design things received a positive critical acclaim.

Cyber Legacy knocked out Ninjas in Pyjamas from OMEGA League

Cyber Legacy beat Ninjas in Pyjamas in the fourth round of the lower bracket of the Divine division playoffs at OMEGA League Dota 2 for Europe. The match ended with a score of 2: 0. the team of cematheslayer Krivuli Seeds will fight with FlyToMoon for reaching the Grand final of the tournament. The meeting is scheduled for September 4, 15: 00 Moscow time.

NiP finished their performance in the championship. The team of Adrian Era Cresiu took fourth place and earned $5 thousand.

Divine division matches on OMEGA League run from August 10 to September 5 online. Teams play a prize pool of $50 thousand.

Gambit Esports and Natus Vincere entered the Apex Legends Global Series partner program

Gambit Esports and Natus Vincere organizations have become members of the Apex Legends Global Series partner program. In addition to clubs from the CIS, it includes Alliance, Complexity Gaming, Luminosity Gaming, North, NRG Esports, Rogue, Sentinels, T1, Team Liquid and Team SoloMid.

The developers said that they will support organizations and collect feedback to improve the eSports component of the game for participants and viewers. The organizers have not yet revealed any other details about the system. Respawn Entertainment also hopes that the list of participating clubs will increase in the near future. all interested teams can apply on the official website of the game.

In addition to the announcement of the partner program, the developers said that they canceled all LAN tournaments until the end of 2020. Instead, they plan to raffle more than $3 million at various online events. The nearest of them — ALGS Super Regional Playoffs-will be held from September 12 to 13.

Werewolf: The Apocalypse — Earthblood received a cinematic trailer

Cyanide Studios has unveiled the official cinematic trailer for the role playing action movie Werewolf: The Apocalypse — Earthblood. The presentation was held as part of gamescom 2020.

Werewolf is set in the “World of darkness”, where the events of the Vampire franchise also take place: The Masquerade. The video shows the main character-a werewolf and his special abilities that allow him to turn into a ferocious beast.

The developers promise a unique mix of battles and adventures full of mystical events. In the role of Cahal, a powerful Garu, players will have to save Gaia, Mother Earth, and not lose control of their own rage — in the past, this has already led to a disaster, because of which Cahal went into voluntary exile from the clan.

Werewolf Output: The Apocalypse — Earthblood is scheduled for February 2021. The announced platforms include PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and PC. The game will be an exclusive of the Epic Games Store.