It's October again, and that means time for Halloween festivities throughout a whole host of online games. Many announcements have already begun to outline the upcoming festivities, so we're keeping track of all the spooky specials. Many of these will be time-limited events with special rewards, like the Overwatch Halloween Terror event, so check out the active dates and plan your gaming accordingly.DauntlessThe Dauntless Dark Harvest event will kick off in the middle of the month, casting a shadow on the hub city of Ramsgate. It will introduce a new cult known as the Unseen, who worship a Behemoth. Slayers can test their might against a new Behemoth in the Shattered Isles and stores will offer limited-time exclusive items.FortniteThe entire season is somewhat spooky, with the Darkness Rises theme and skins like the Dire Wolf. However, a more particular Halloween theme appears to be on the way, as we've gotten a look at some special Halloween cosmetics on the way. Those include skins, … [Read more...] about All Of Halloween 2018’s Best In-Game Updates And Events
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report this adSeptember 2018 was a busy month for games, seeing the release of a number of critically-acclaimed titles including Dragon Quest 11: Echoes of an Elusive Age and of course, the PS4-exclusive Spider-Man from Insomniac Games. However, if gamers thought September was a busy month, then they’re going to be completely blown away by October, which stands to be the busiest month for gaming in all of 2018. Considering the sheer amount of content releasing this month, it’s not surprising that some people may have a hard time keeping track of it all. For those who are looking to add some games, betas, or special events to their calendars, here are all the biggest game releases, betas, and events for the gaming industry in October 2018.Big Game Releases October is typically the busiest month for game releases, and this year is no different. In fact, there are four games releasing this week alone that could all be considered fairly high profile, … [Read more...] about Biggest Game Releases and Events for October 2018
Today Cygames hosted the Granblue Fantasy Summer Festival in Osaka, Japan, and the prolific developer came in hot with plenty of announcements for the summer and the beginning of the fall. First of all, we’re getting the usual healthy intake of swimsuits and summer wear, including Rosetta and Ilsa in bikinis, Naoise in summer outfit, and Yuisis in yukata. A set of DLC skins (Eternal Swimsuit Skin) will also be available giving swimsuits to three more characters. The summer event will be titled Biribiri Electrical Summer, and it will feature Olivia wearing a bikini and a mysterious summer. A new EXII class is coming for our protagonists, and it’s the Magic Knight, requiring to level up Ninja to 20 in order to unlock it. Plenty of side stories have been announced including three crossovers, one with Tales of Asteria (of which you can see a trailer below), one with the popular anime series Love Live! Sunshine!!, which will feature protagonist Chika … [Read more...] about Granblue Fantasy Gets New Arc, Tales and Love Live! Crossovers, and Plenty of Bikinis and Events
Game Developers Conference organizers are delighted to announce the films selected to be part of the inaugural GDC Film Festival, one of the first ever documentary & narrative film fests focused on the art and culture of video games! Sponsored by Steam, the 1st Annual GDC Film Festival will take place at the Yerba Buena Center For The Arts' Screening Room—directly adjacent to the Moscone Center—from Monday, March 19th to Wednesday, March 21st during Game Developers Conference 2018. Screenings will be open to all GDC 2018 pass holders, on a first-come, first-served basis. Across the three days, there will be a wide range of documentaries based around the video game medium, including world premieres and a selection of work-in-progress presentations from top documentary webseries creators. The Festival will include onstage Q&As with film-makers, and game producer/designer and journalist Mathew Kumar will be MC-ing the festival and has co-programmed the featured … [Read more...] about Here are the films you’ll see at the inaugural GDC Film Festival!
Still recovering from a fan-fueled bruising following the launch of Destiny 2‘s Curse of Osiris DLC, the MMO FPS is welcoming the yearly Christmas event dubbed “The Dawning.” Not unlike Christmas, The Dawning is based on the idea of gift giving and games — however, this is focused more on celebrating the Light that fuels Guardians. And for those looking to take place in the festivities, the event opens to everyone early next week, on December 19, 2017. Of course, anyone who has followed the Destiny lore and meta since the original release will recognize The Dawning. Much like Destiny’s Festival of the Lost (aka Halloween), the event is a recurring yearly event to add some seasonal content for the fanbase. With that said, The Dawning is Destiny 2’s first seasonal event, given that Bungie chose to skip over Festival of the Lost for Year 1. But what is included in Destiny 2‘s The Dawning? Along … [Read more...] about Destiny 2’s The Dawning Christmas Event Adds Snowball Fights, Mayhem, and Gear