Riot Games launches Teamfight Tactics for mobile devices

Riot Games, the developer and publisher of League of Legends (LoL), today announced that Teamfight Tactics (TFT) will arrive in the App Store and Google Play on March 19, 2020*. Teamfight Tactics is Riot’s first-ever mobile game, coming in a banner year that will see Riot launch multiple new games across multiple platforms, including Legends of Runeterra and Riot’s first game set outside the LoL Universe, VALORANT. “Since launching TFT on PC just last year, we’ve been overwhelmed by the incredible response from players,” said Dax Andrus, TFT Product Lead. “Players have been asking us for more ways…

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…

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,…

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…

devcom announces first round of speakers for 2019 edition

devcom, taking place in Cologne/Germany from August 18th to 19th, announces today the start of its Call for Papers, which will end May 31st and also presents a first selection of speakers. Today the organizers of devcom are excited to present the first selection of speakers. Additionally, the  Call for Papers has started and industry representatives are invited to submit their talk, panel and workshop ideas to the Core Advisory Board of devcom 2019. First Speakers Announced In anticipation of devcom’s 3rd edition, the team of devcom is proud to…

Superluminal releases next-generation performance profiler

Superluminal announces today the global release of their flagship product – Superluminal Performance – which re-imagines the way software developers approach software optimization. In modern game and software development, software optimization is a labor intensive and costly process, caused by a combination of inadequate tools and manual processes. Game studios spend approximately 15% of total programmer time for a given project on optimization, according to the startup’s co-founders. With its new product, Superluminal aims to decrease this time by a quarter by making the process much more accessible and efficient.…

Indie game collective Sokpop invents new funding strategy 

Game collective Sokpop revealed their plans to use rapid iteration as a tool to fund their games. The group of critically acclaimed young developers uses bi-weekly Patreon games to fund larger projects. Patrons who pay $3 a month receive a free Sokpop game every two weeks and gain access to the Sokpop Discord, where they can follow development and communicate with the creators. Patrons who pay $5 get additional early access to big Sokpop projects. People who fork out $10 or more gain exclusive access to the source files of…

Trailer for upcoming Ripley Run DLC for Unexplored

Ripley Run DLC for the roguelite cult hit Unexplored is out tomorrow. The setting and goal of this special run make for a much darker and more action packed experience: kill the visitors. All of them… In Ripley Run only your number of kills count. Face off hordes of Creeps with your repeater crossbow, a Ring of Detect Life, and a stack of explosive potions. Kill the Visitor Queen to finish the run and double your kills. The real challenge of the Ripley Run is to carefully manage your resources and…

SUMICO by the creators of cult hit UNEXPLORED now on sale on Steam

Before creating the current cult hit roguelite UNEXPLORED, Dutch indie studio Ludomotion made something completely different: a very smart number puzzle game. Called “one of the best puzzle games in years” by many critics, Sumico is now available for only $2.50 on Steam. Sumico is a very original number numbers game. It challenges the player with fun but deep gameplay. The game features 84 handmade levels and an Endless Mode which players can style to their liking. Sumico received high praise from the press, being awarded lots of 9/10 en five…

Mithril Run DLC for Unexplored out now

Mithril Run DLC is out today, the 2nd free dlc for the highly acclaimed roguelite dungeon crawler Unexplored. The dlc adds a special run, which pays tribute to the most famous fantasy trilogy of all. Steam store page: store.steampowered.com/app/506870/ Brand new dungeon challenge The Mines of Moryondor pose a new challenge for experienced dungeoneers. In this brand new, special run, players compete to collect as much gold as possible. The overall structure of the mines stays the same every run, but details and levels layouts change every time. Uncover the secrets…