Day: May 18, 2020

The Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Friendships are as delightful as you’d hope
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The Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Friendships are as delightful as you’d hope

Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath, the fighting game’s upcoming story DLC expansion, arrives next week, and alongside it, an update bringing the return of Friendships – the lovely, light-hearted alternative to the slightly more brutal Fatalities. Publisher Warner Bros. has now posted a clip simply titled “Friendships”, giving us our first good look at a whole bunch of the friendly finishers – and they’re just as delightful as you’d hope. read more

Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling Releasing For Switch Soon
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Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling Releasing For Switch Soon

Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling is the perfect game to tide you over until Paper Mario: The Origami King!

Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling is an adorable paper-style indie game that will release for the Nintendo Switch, and PS4, on May 28th. Play as Vi, Kabbu, and Leif as they search Bugaria’s kingdoms, swamps, forests and deserts for The Everlasting Sapling, a treasure said to grant immortality! read more

Rainbow Six Siege match replays and new ping system delayed
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Rainbow Six Siege match replays and new ping system delayed

At this year’s Rainbow Six Siege Invitational (SI 2020), Ubisoft announced some nifty new features headed to the game as part of its Rainbow Six Siege Year 5 and Year 6 roadmap plans: match replays and a new ping system. However, as part of a Steel Wave reveal stream, Ubisoft has announced it’s needed to postpone their release in-game due to challenges arising from the outbreak of COVID-19 around the world. read more

Gamescom 2020 schedule, dates, details announced – with “new shows” and “expanded” event hub
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Gamescom 2020 schedule, dates, details announced – with “new shows” and “expanded” event hub

Last month, the organisers of Gamescom announced the 2020 version of the annual videogame trade trade show would “definitely take place digitally”, following the outbreak of COVID-19 around the world. Now, they’ve released more details on what to expect of this year’s digital offering – including dates and news that we’ll see “new shows” and “an
expanded Gamescom” this summer. read more

Unofficial Club Penguin server gets axed by Disney after it’s found full of “penguin e-sex”
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Unofficial Club Penguin server gets axed by Disney after it’s found full of “penguin e-sex”

Remember Club Penguin? It was successor to the online kids game throne after the Neopets craze of my own childhood. Disney Interactive shut down the kiddie MMO back in 2017 but fan clones have lived on. The unofficial Club Penguin Online is now going offline after it was found to be full of explicit messages ranging from racism to “e-sex” as reported by the BBC. read more