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Cuphead and Mugman are coming to Fall Guys

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 22 February 2021 20:38 GMT A fall is surely brewing as beloved indie icons Cuphead and Mugman get confirmed for the gameshow-inspired battle royale, Fall Guys.“Cuphead and his pal Mugman are coming to @FallGuysGame” reads a tweet from the official Studio MDHR account (that’s the developer behind Cuphead).As per the tweet, Cuphead will arrive on February 24 alongside a special emote that has yet to be shared, and perpetual player two, Mugman, will arrive to keep him company from February 27. “Get ready for a swell battle in the Blunderdome!” concludes the tweet.Each costume piece (including…

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Fall Guys is coming to Xbox this summer

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 18 February 2021 14:30 GMT Devolver Digital and Mediatonic’s popular gameshow-inspired battle royale Fall Guys is heading to Xbox One and Xbox Series S|X this summer.After last night’s announcement that Fall Guys will be coming to Nintendo Switch later this year, the game’s official Twitter account has also made it clear that the popular party title will also be arriving on Xbox, too.“The team at Mediatonic have been hard at work concocting more and more elaborate schemes for future content (costumes, rounds, new features and improvements) that Xbox players can enjoy this summer and beyond,” says…

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Overcooked All You Can Eat coming PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC in March

Overcooked All You Can Eat, previously only available on PS5 and Xbox Series S|X, is coming to PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam on March 23.The game, which was developed by Ghost Town Games and published by Team17, will be available for $39.99 / £29.99 / €39.99, with physical editions being launched for both the PlayStation 4 and Switch versions.If you’re unfamiliar with the series, it’s all about making the most of a manic kitchen whilst trying to serve up meals. Everything that can go wrong very likely will go wrong. Our very own Tom Orry said “there’s…

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Fall Guys gets a Red Panda costume, but you need to pick it up soon

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 14 February 2021 16:36 GMT Fall Guys has an adorable new costume up for grabs, but if you want to dress your bean as a Red Panda you’ll have to be quick.Fall Guys developer Mediatonic is feeling the love today and offering out a “Valentine’s Gift” to players of the game show-inspired battle royale game.It’s not quite the no-strings-attached freebie you may want on this romantic holiday, though, since if you want to pick up the new costume you’ll have to head into the in-game store and drop 1000 kudos on the cosmetic.If you’re in need…

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Pokemon World Championships 2021 axed due to coronavirus

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 12 February 2021 16:55 GMT Event has been bumped until next year.The Pokemon Company has cancelled the Pokemon World Championships this year because of the coronavirus.In a post on its website, the firm wrote that the upcoming event for the Pokemon Trading Card Game, video game, and its Pokken Tournament DX World Championships would be moved until 2022. This is due to – what else? – the on-going coronavirus pandemic.The Pokemon Company says it has spoken to the World Health Organization, Public Health England, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in order to help…

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Mario Kart 64 speedrunner smashes into wall, sets new world record

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 12 February 2021 16:05 GMT It took them just 21 seconds to complete a race.A Mario Kart 64 speedrunner has set a new world record by… repeatedly driving into a wall!Yep, you read that correctly. As spotted by Kotaku, Beck “abney317” Abney managed to complete a Luigi Raceway track in just over 21 seconds by slamming into a wall over and over again.This is making use of a newly-discovered exploit, which allows players to pass through walls under specific circumstances. You can check out them executing this right here. We promise there’s more to it than…

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Pokemon Go maker Niantic launches initiative to help Black game developers

Studios accepted into the program will receive five months of assistance. The developer of mobile title Pokemon Go, Niantic, is rolling out a scheme to support Black game developers.The Black Developers Initiative is a brand new effort by the studio, with the promise of people who are selected receiving five months of funding, mentorship and development support from Niantic’s “leaders” with the aim of completing a playable prototype of their game. The first team to be welcomed into the Black Developers Initiative is Wicked Saints, with its project World Reborn.The studio is looking to work with similar titles to its…

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A Fortnite x Fall Guys crossover may be coming soon

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 8 February 2021 17:48 GMT A line of data in the most recent Fall Guys update suggests that the game show-inspired battle royale will get its very own Fortnite crossover.Fall Guys is no stranger to collaborations: the developers at Mediatonic have managed to fold a slew of other brands into the title since it launched in 2019, including Godzilla, Sonic the Hedgehog, Goose Game and more.The next crossover, though, seems to be looking at another stablemate in the battle royale genre: Fortnite. Fortnite X Fall Guys will be coming in the future! Some new strings were…

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Fall Guys Season 3.5 update arrives on PS4 and PC tomorrow

Fall Guys Season 3.5 arrives on February 2, and it’s a generous mid-Season refresh, bringing a new level, over 40 level variations, and much more besides.Developer Mediatonic first gave us a rundown of what the generous new mid-Season patch would include last week, where it also gave us the long and unwieldy update name “stop with the yeets name it anything else just don’t include the word yeet please im begging you”.Now, though, we finally have a release date – and it’s landing sooner than we would have thought. In a tweet (below), the developer announced the new patch will be…

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Fall Guys Season 3.5 update will introduce a new level, 40+ level variations and more

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 25 January 2021 20:31 GMT Fall Guys Season 3.5 is bringing some pretty big changes to the quiz show-inspired battle royale game for the game’s mid-Season update.Though developer Mediatonic has not given us an exact date for the new patch we’ve been given more information about specifically what will be added into the game in the next big update (which, by the way, is called “stop with the yeets name it anything else just don’t include the word yeet please im begging you”).The multiplayer PS4 and PC hit launched back in August 2020 and has since gone on…

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Here’s why Among Us updates are taking so long

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 11:55 GMT Spoiler: the small team that made it couldn’t keep up with the multiplayer game’s sudden success.Developer Innersloth has given some insight into why updates for Among Us are taking a while.In a post on Itch.io, the studio said that the surprise success of the multiplayer title in 2020 meant that it had to fundamentally change how it did things behind the scenes, as well as having to hire in a number of new staff to help out.“Not to dive into too much organizational stuff, but not only did we need to…

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Auto Chess is being adapted into a MOBA

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 20:58 GMT Time is a flat circle, I swear to God.Right. So. Auto Chess is being turned into a MOBA.The news was broken earlier this month by publisher Dragonest – as spotted by Kotaku – which said that that it would be adapted into a MOBA title featuring all the of the characters and heroes from the Auto Chess game.The title will apparently be free, boast both day and night versions as well as destructible objects. In a video, Dragonest said one of Auto Chess MOBA’s core design pillars was “fairness,” meaning no…

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New Pokemon Snap file size and mysterious ‘online functions’ listed

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 18 January 2021 14:38 GMT Nintendo has updated its product page for the unfortunately-named New Pokemon Snap, revealing the file size and some mysterious new features.Last week, we learned that in New Pokemon Snap, we’ll be touring the islands of the Lental region, exploring a suite of diverse ecosystems, and snapping pics of over 200 Pokemon while we’re at it.We also learned that the game will launch in stores and on the eShop for Switch on April 30 for $59.99 or your regional equivalent – but today, we’ve gleaned a little more info about the upcoming spin-off.Thanks…

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Obey Me Answers | The Right Dialogue Choices to boost your Intimacy Level

Visual novels are all about choices. So when you’re developing your relationships with the seven handsome demon brothers, along with the other students and characters at the Royal Academy of Diavolo, you’re going to want the right answers to the many dialogue options in Obey Me. At periodic points throughout the story of Obey Me, you have to make a decision between different dialogue boxes. Here your answers affect your Intimacy level with different personalities, unlocking new stories in Devilgram and more content throughout the game as you raise your affinity with each character. While the best way to raise…

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Pokemon teams up with Katy Perry to celebrate 25th anniversary

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 13 January 2021 17:47 GMT Feeling old yet?It’s been 25 years since Pokemon made its debut and The Pokemon Company is partnering with pop star Katy Perry for a year of music events.Dubbed P25, this will involve a line-up of stars from Universal Music Group (UMG) headlined by Katy Perry celebrating the pocket monsters’ history so far.“Pokemon has been a constant in my life from playing the original video games on my Game Boy, to trading Pokemon TCG cards at lunch, to the adventures of catching Pokemon on the street with Pokemon Go,” Perry said.“I’ve even…