Director of Wanted, Timur Bekmambetov, is using War Thunder to stage air battles in his next film

Gaijin Entertainment announces that the military online action game War Thunder is being used by director Timur Bekmambetov (‘Searching’, ‘Unfriended’, ‘Wanted’) in his upcoming World War 2 film ‘V2. Escape from Hell’. It is based on the life of Mikhail Devyatayev, a Soviet fighter pilot who escaped from a concentration camp in a hijacked Nazi military aircraft. Bekmambetov is utilizing technology to safely continue the film’s production during the COVID-19 pandemic which includes filming a full air battle scene using War Thunder’s realistic gameplay. Using War Thunder, the full air…

RIOT GAMES REVEALS FIRST-PERSON TACTICAL SHOOTER: VALORANT

Riot Games today revealed their highly anticipated tactical shooter video game, VALORANT, will launch in Summer 2020. Known only so far by its codename “Project A,” VALORANT is a free-to-play game of precise skill, high stakes, lethal gameplay, and clutch moments that rewards creative gameplay styles. VALORANT pits two teams of five players against each other to win a round-based, attackers vs defenders, best-of-24-rounds gunfight. In VALORANT, players choose from a diverse cast of hypernatural, battle-ready agents from real-world cultures and locations, each bringing a set of unique abilities that complement gunplay through tactical information and…

Wargaming’s Caliber Sets Sights on Europe

Caliber, the third-person tactical shooter from 1C Game Studios and Wargaming has today announced a new and exciting phase of testing in Europe. After making successful European landfall at Gamescom last year, the team is proud to announce that CBT signups are now open for all European players. With rigorous testing in CIS that included a closed beta and subsequent OBT, Caliber now boasts more than a million registered players who have played over 53 million battles – thrilling tacticians with its unique team-based action gameplay. Prizing communication, coordination and…

Run, Hide and Survive in ‘The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters’ Korean Shadow Realm

Headup and Devespresso Games are pleased to announce the full release of The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters, an atmospheric, story-driven Korean survival horror game on Steam and GOG today for €14.99 / $14.99 / £11.99. The game is available for PC, Mac and Linux. The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters continues the dark and sinister adventure from The Coma: Recut with players journeying beyond the deserted Sehwa High School and into the surrounding district. Featuring vibrant, hand-illustrated visuals by Minho Kim combined with a nightmare-fuelled story of a relentless slasher by…

Tanks, Flanks, and Two Smoking Barrels

Today World of Tanks welcomes the first update of 2020: 1.7.1. The new version features, among other things, a trio of heavies brandishing a couple of large-calibre guns each. Here’s what you need to know before rushing to research them to take these formidable armoured vehicles for a spin. The double-barreled newcomers are all Soviet, sitting at Tiers VIII, IX, and X in an all-new branch stemming from the KV-3 at Tier VII. They are capable of firing their twin guns consecutively or in thundering salvos (the latter requiring some…

Riot Games to launch open beta for new strategy card game: Legends of Runeterra

Legends of Runeterra (LoR), Riot Games’ new card strategy game set in the League of Legends universe will be freely available as a PC open beta at 7PM GMT on the 24th January 2020. The open beta will showcase a variety of improvements as well as brand new content, including the addition of the very first ranked season (Beta Season) which will last all the way through to launch. Just like League of Legends, players will be able to climb the ranks from Iron all the way to Master. In addition,…

Black Desert Online’s Guardian Will Receive Her Awakening on February 5th

Kakao Games and Pearl Abyss have announced new details for further updates on their upcoming class, the Guardian. Following her release next week, the Guardian will get her Awakening skills two weeks after that on February 5th. With her Awakening the Guardian wields the Jördun, a massive polearm that burns with the holy flame of Ynix, the magic fire that has the power to slay even the gods themselves. The Guardian’s Awakening skills massively improve her Area of Effect potential, allowing her to take on large groups of enemies at…

Riot Games launches NEW ‘Expeditions’ Preview Patch for Legends of Runeterra

Today, Riot Games launches its much anticipated second Preview Patch for Legends of Runeterra, the new card strategy game set in the League of Legends universe. The Preview Patch focuses on the ‘Expeditions’ mode – Riot’s take on draft-based CCG gameplay – where you overcome as many opponents as you can with an evolving set of cards. Expeditions doesn’t use any of the cards from your collection, instead building a deck as you go via a series of picks and trades.  The Expeditions Preview Patch will be available for just five days…

A Fisherman’s Tale wins ‘VR Game Of The Year’ at The VR Awards

Vertigo Games and Innerspace VR have won at the VR Awards in the ‘VR Game of The Year’ category with their VR title A Fisherman’s Tale, only weeks ahead of the game’s launch on Oculus Quest later this year. In addition to winning the prestigious award, Vertigo Games’ Arizona Sunshine – LB VR Edition was nominated in the ‘Out-of-Home VR Entertainment of the Year’ category. The award was announced at the third International VR Awards in London last night. The annual event is dedicated to outstanding achievements in the virtual…

Airborne Ocean World RPG The Falconeer Lands On Xbox One and PC in 2020

Award-winning publisher Wired Productions proudly announces it is bringing the ocean world action RPG The Falconeer to console gamers for the first time, on Xbox One. Created by independent developer Tomas Sala, The Falconeer combines classic aerial dogfighting mechanics and acrobatic twists and turns, with an awe-inspiring open environment and bestiary of fantastic enemies in land, sea, and air. The Falconeer will have its world debut at the upcoming X019 in London on November 14-16, 2019, and will land on Xbox One and PC in 2020. Set above The Great Ursee,…