Welcome one and all to our irregular round up of news that tried valiantly to make it to their own post, but stumbled and fell at the last hurdle and got dumped in News Snatch instead. Pity this news, for it tried so very hard, and we start with a new short documentary on what nowadays would be called a walking simulator, Journey.
Rugby Challenge 3 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Xbox One and Microsoft Xbox 360 will be released on the 22nd April.
“Now with some great new features, we have the Rugby game fans have been sweating to play. We feel that all the thrills and excitement of top-flight Rugby have been truly recreated in Rugby Challenge 3.” said Tru Blu Managing Director, Sebastian Giompaolo. “A multitude of elements have been skilfully reworked, to ensure the fans get the best Rugby gaming experience.”
Red Dead Redemption 2 has popped up on on a chap’s profile on LinkedIn.
LEGO Dimensions continues to mash things up and the Midway pack is a bit different, rather than adding characters from a movie or TV show, it adds 20 classic games from Midway. They include Seven Twenty, Badlands, Blasteroids, Championship Sprint, Defender, Defender II, Gauntlet, Gauntlet II, KLAX, Joust, Joust 2, Marble Madness, Paperboy, Rampage, Road Blasters, Robron, Spyhunter, SuperSprint, Timber, Toobin, Cyberball, Vindicatorsand Xybots.
So far I have managed to avoid the temptations of LEGO Dimensions but Gauntlet and Defender may just make me push the buy button on Amazon.
If you are near any one the following stores you can go and get a hands on demo with the HTC Vive.
- Currys PC World, Leeds (Birstall)
- Currys PC World, Reading
- Currys PC World, Tottenham Court Road
- Overclockers UK, Newcastle-under-Lyme
- Scan Computers International Ltd, Bolton
Time for another documentary (very highbrow this week isn’t it? I remember when it was knob gags as far as they eye could see), and this one celebrates twenty years of face munching in Resident Evil.
Limited Run games are adding Volume and YIIK: A Postmodern RPG to their catalogue and will be releasing physical copies of both.
Take a look behind the scenes of Final Fantasy XIV in this video from the developers.
ESL, the world’s largest esports company, are set to launch a Forza Motorsport 6 esports championships. The Race Off Pro Series is to be held alongside its ‘real’ ground-breaking electric-powered Formula E season: four online rounds will serve as a preview to the on-track action in Long Beach, Paris, Berlin and London.
Overwatch is getting a season of animated short films, here is the first and it’s rather good.
And Finally, visitors to Namco arcades in Japan can taste the delicious, refreshing flavours of crisp flavoured cola. Bluegh!