“Forsooth, thoust Snatch doth overflow”, as Willy Shakespeare was fond of saying, so let’s get on with ploughing through this huge pile of news. We start with a prologue trailer for upcoming Sci-fi/Fantasy RPG ELEX, which recounts the events leading up to the start of the game.
This is Drive Girls which is coming to PS Vita, but it’s not as some might assume a sexist version of the PlayStation 4 racer. Instead, it’s a hack and slash game featuring ladies who transform in to sports cars. It’s like Transformers, but less sexy. The game will launch in Europe on May 26th.
Warner Bros have patented distribution tech for VR movies, which allows customers to stream VR films from places such as iTunes as well as distribution in movie theatres.
Elite Dangerous has been patched, The Commanders introduces Multicrew co-op play, the highly customizable Holo-Me avatar creator, the new Dolphin passenger vessel, an all-new third-person camera suite, cavernous Asteroid Bases and new Mega Ships.
The game will also be getting a boxed release on PS4 and Xbox One, with the pack including the base game, the Horizons expansion and 1,000 Frontier points. The PS4 version will also be tweaked to make use of the touchpad.
Business News: Just Cause devs Avalanche have nabbed 10M investment from Nordisk Film which will help them “further accelerate toward our goal of developing and self-publishing more high quality games.”
Elsewhere, Ubisoft have opened two more studios, giving them a total of a millionty and one studios. The latest is in Berlin, and has a nice video.
Sony have made a giant Dualshock to promote PaRappa The Rapper.
With the release of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III just one week away, Relic Entertainment have dropped a trailer for the game.
Announcement: SPLATOON, the manga series inspired by the hit Nintendo game makes it's debut late 2017! Join the Turf War!🦑 pic.twitter.com/kmOGQJaMf7
— VIZ (@VIZMedia) April 21, 2017
Splatoon is getting a Manga adaption that no one wanted.
The Not a Hero DLC for Resident Evil 7 has been delayed, but the devs have been lovely and made an apologetic video complete with bowing.
And Finally, web based game portal Miniclip have launched a new, online, multiplayer, PvP arena game populated by a variety of colourful sperm. Yes, that’s sperm. Man gunk. Lovely. You can play Ovar.io by clicking this link.