In celebration of Capcom’s recent success of Monster Hunter World, the studio and publisher is set to send off ‘Celebration Item Packs’ for the avid hunters. The pack is completely free and is claimed once you log into the game. Inside the pack, players will receive five items of which will help you with your questing. The pack is a result of the recent news whereby Capcom announced that they have shipped a total of 5 million units worldwide.
Month: February 2018
2017 was the year of high profile data breaches and ransomware attacks, but from the beginning of this year, we are noticing a faster-paced shift in the cyber threat landscape, as cryptocurrency-related malware is becoming a popular and profitable choice of cyber criminals.
Nintendo has been performing considerably well since the launch of it’s hybrid console the Switch last year. Super Mario World hit 3 million sales over the course of a weekend, Breath of The Wild was the 3rd best selling game on Amazon during last year, and now we have news that Monolith’s RPG, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has just surpassed 1 million sales worldwide.
Nintendo of America has used social media to make a special annoucement regarding the next installment of its Mario Kart series. Rather than revealing Mario Kart 9 or a remaster of Mario Kart: Double Dash, the Japanese company said its newest kart racer, Mario Kart Tour, would be a mobile application. To be quite frank, it’s totally understandable if Mario wants a break after all that running and platforming.
This month’s selection of PlayStation freebies (for those subscribed to PlayStation Plus) are finally here, and if you’re a fan of cartoonish platformers, you’re in luck. Harness the esoteric power of crystals in beat ’em up Knack, or for something slightly more atmospheric, you can check out Tequila Works’ picturesque adventure RiME. A touch of JRPG strategy comes in the form of Mugen Souls Z, PS Vita owners are treated to Exile’s End classic blend of action-adventure, and bonus PSVR exclusive StarBlood Arena provides for virtual reality junkies.
EA finance chief Blake Jorgensen has revealed to the Wall Street Journal that Star Wars: Battlefront II will be reinstalling microtransactions within “the next few months”. This is consistent with previous comments from Dice General Manager Oskar Gabrielson, who said “the ability to purchase crystals in-game will become available at a later date, only after we’ve made changes”.