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News Snatch: Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus, And Middle-earth: Shadow Of War

Kalani Paiʻea Wohi o Kaleikini Kealiʻikui Kamehameha o ʻIolani i Kaiwikapu kauʻi Ka Liholiho Kūnuiākea


Hello there, it’s been a rather quiet week here an Snatch HQ, with everyone recovering from Gamescom. We start with a video for Middle-earth: Shadow of War which introduces the Marauder Tribe.



As you might have noticed there are lot of games around so here’s an update on some release dates which were announced in the past week. Dates are for UK unless stated otherwise.

  • Dino Dini’s Kick Off Revival – September 12th (PC)
  • Kingdom: New Lands – 14th September (Switch)
  • SteamWorld Dig 2  – 21st September (Switch)
  • Road Rage – October 24th (PS4, XB1)


Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online has a new character class trailer where you can see Priest Blanc, Ninja Ram, and Samurai Rom.


The developers of ARK: Survival Evolved say that enabling cross-play between PS4 and Xbox One would take “not take more than a few days” if Sony allowed it.



Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is coming to Switch for Switch and you must your Kamehameha to protect the Dragon Ball World.

To me that sounds veru strange as I know the word Kamehameha (pronounced Ka-May-Ha-May-Ha) as he was the first ruler of Hawaii. Kamehameha, or Kalani Paiʻea Wohi o Kaleikini Kealiʻikui Kamehameha o ʻIolani i Kaiwikapu kauʻi Ka Liholiho Kūnuiākea as he was known to his mates, unified the Hawaiian islands with the help of British traders.

According to our resident Dragon Ball expert Miguel, the creator of DBZ couldn’t think of a name for the series’ special attack, so he asked his wife and she said it would be easy for readers to remember Kamehamehas name. I’m not convinced.



Some concept art from the new God of War, there’s a couple more pictures here.



Gear.Club Unlimited, which is a sequel to a mobile game, is coming to Switch.



Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus has a new video featuring Nazi superhero Blitzmensch.

Holterdiepolter! It’s official – Blitzmensch is a blast! General Engel’s favorite TV show is getting bigger and better each year! Päng! Blitzmensch and his partner Fräulein Fox save the world from capitalism, communism, and degenerates every day in this amazing show celebrating die Überlegenheit – the superiority – of the Reich and the Aryan race. Ach, nee! Who will be this week’s baddie? The evil Money Grubber? The notorious Proletariat-Man? The vicious Mr. Yankee Monkey? Don’t miss a single episode of Blitzmensch!



Absurd puzzle-exploration indie game Pikuniku has been announced for Switch and PC and will be out next year. It features aggressive toast.



NASCAR Heat 2 is coming together at 704 games, here’s a dev diary explaining what they are getting up to. The game epands the core experience of last year’s NASCAR Heat Evolution with an improved career mode, the welcome addition of local multiplayer, expanded online multiplayer functionality, plus and upgraded visuals, physics and damage models.



Back to Middle-earth: Shadow of War and this time we are learning about the orcs, each of which has a “personal relationship to you”. I say, steady on.



Posted for no reason than I spent most of last night playing Bubble Bobble.



Capcom have announced a new Puzzle Fighter for iPhone, iPad and Android Devices



And Finally, Life Is Strange: Before the Storm has launched with video above, featuring a selection of beautiful people reading an open letter and getting emotional in a warehouse with exposed bricks. You’ll either find it uplifting or horribly clichéd, like something BuzzFeed would have done six years ago.

6 Comments
  1. Dave Irwin
    Member
    Since: Jun 2015

    As if you ever needed an excuse to play Bubble Bobble TC. ;)

    Comment posted on 01/09/2017 at 11:33.
    • Tuffcub
      On the naughty step.
      Since: Dec 2008

      It is the best game in the world. Evs.

      Comment posted on 01/09/2017 at 11:39.
  2. Tony Cawley
    Pint! Pint!
    Since: Feb 2009

    1) I did not know Road Rage was being released. Do we have any further details on this? Who’s doing it? Is it going to be faithful to the original? I’m very interested indeed in this!

    2) What, no improbable boobs again? I’m getting very upset with this, it’s starting to ruin my Fridays!

    Comment posted on 01/09/2017 at 11:58.
    • Tuffcub
      On the naughty step.
      Since: Dec 2008

      1) It’s a trap!!
      2) Road RAGE not Road RASH.
      3) But it’s still a motor cycle combat game.
      4) Apologies for lack of boobs.

      Comment posted on 01/09/2017 at 12:02.
      • Tony Cawley
        Pint! Pint!
        Since: Feb 2009

        1) Trap? What trap?
        2) Balls, got my rage mixed up with my rash!
        3) Motorcycle combat game FTW!
        4) No apology will ever be good enough to excuse a lack of boobage!

        Comment posted on 01/09/2017 at 12:07.
  3. tactical20
    Member
    Since: May 2010

    Wolfenstein looks so good!

    Comment posted on 01/09/2017 at 12:56.
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