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Epic September:
Awesomest Gametrailers

September had a few surprises up its sleeves thanks to a brilliant PlayStation 5 showcase. The month also saw several 4K remaster announcements.

September 30, 2021 — From a writer trapped in the hell of the Pacific Northwest to the rise of the Sith, September featured a bevy of video games we cannot help but board the hype train for. Thanks to the PlayStation Showcase on September 9, players were treated to some dark, gothic, and fantastical tales that we are sure will satiate that appetite for the macabre that so many gamers share.

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Epic August:
Top Three Game Trailers

Giants, monkeys, and Viking-style warriors round out this trio of the best, epic video game trailers released in August of 2021 — solely determined by Kurgan Compass™.

August 31, 2021 — What is the best part of a new video game reveal or new content? Well, that all depends on how good the accompanying trailer is. Typically cinematic and offering very little gameplay footage, these trailers are intended to fuel the hype train. FULL STORY »



‘Hood: Outlaws and Legends’ First Impression

Watch a slew of new, striking screenshots and an in-depth gameplay demonstration that explains Hood’s medieval heists and multiplayer mechanics.

April 20, 2021Hood: Outlaws and Legends is a seasonal multiplayer PvPvE heist game developed by former CCP Newcastle in England, a developer acquired by Sumo Digital back in 2018. French mini-major Focus Home Interactive has taken on publisher duties and confirmed a May release. FULL STORY »



Introducing ‘Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace’

‘Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace’ has been penned by the team who wrote the game’s counterpart tabletop version, a fact that should go down well with fans.

March 21, 2021 — A spooky new launch trailer has dropped for the upcoming indie game, Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace, ahead of its March 23 release. The trailer showcases a variety of Lovecraftian horror to inform what players can expect, and it also implies the inclusion of jump scares and a plethora of psychological elements. FULL STORY »



‘Black Myth: Wukong’ Gets Impressive Gameplay Trailer

Chinese developer GameScience’ Unreal-powered epic is based on ‘Journey to the West’; will let players take on the role of the Legendary Monkey King.

February 9, 2021 — This new video shows off impressive gameplay for the upcoming souls-like Black Myth: Wukong. Powered by the ubiquitous UE4 game engine. Which could very well migrate to Unreal Engine 5 before release. The trailer below depicts fighting mechanics which seem to offer a wide variety of well-timed attacks. .. FULL STORY »



Team Ninja’s ‘Nioh 2’ Looks Incredible on Playstation 5

A 14-minute gameplay video in 4K just dropped and it is gorgeous.

January 25, 2021Team Ninja is hard at work on The Nioh Collection and Nioh 2 – Complete Edition. And judging by the newly released 14-minute gameplay video of Nioh 2 running on the PS5, development is going well. Just look at that.. FULL STORY »



‘Bloodborne’, ‘Demon’s Souls’ Series in Jeopardy?

Brainchild developer leaves studio in pursuit of new opportunities

December 24, 2020 — Terujuki Toriyama, producer of titles such as Bloodborne, Demon’s Souls, and Soul Sacrifice, announced he will be leaving Sony Japan Studio at the end of December. Speaking on Twitter earlier today, Toriyama thanked the fans for their support and noted that he intends to continue producing games in the future. FULL STORY »



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