All posts by Louis Thompson

I don’t just play games, I love them. I’m from STL and named after my city.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare DLC Release Date

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Attack of the Radioactive Thing! Is the main draw here, being the new Zombies map, featuring a 1950’s spin with Zombies, keeping up with being the best content in these titles. Absolution also comes with four new maps: Fore, a large miniature golf course; Permafrost, a frozen city scape featuring tight-quarters gameplay; Bermuda, a shantytown created around a crashed ship; and Ember, a remake of the Resistance map from Modern Warfare 3.

GoNNER Launch Trailer – Nintendo Switch

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“GoNNER is is a tough as hell procedurally-generated 2D platformer with roguelike elements, following the largely misunderstood and altruistic Ikk on a journey to cheer up his only friend in this world—a giant landbound whale named Sally—by searching for just the right trinket in the deep and dark places nearby. Available now on Nintendo Switch!”

 

Quake World Championship Starts Today

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The Quake World Championship kicks off today and it should be a huge event for this title, look below for detail.

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Online Qualifiers for Duel Competitors

The top 32 Duelers from each region qualify for Regionals, to be played online.

  • Duel Qualifier #1 o EU: June 29, July 2 o NA: June 30, July 2
  • Duel Qualifier #2 o EU: July 6, July 9 o NA: July 7, July 9
  • Duel Qualifier #3 o EU: July 13, July 17 o NA: July 14, July 16
  • Duel Qualifier #4 o EU: July 20, July 23 o NA: July 21, July 23

Online Qualifiers for 4v4 Sacrifice

The top 8 Sacrifice teams from each region qualify for Regionals, to be played online.

  • Sacrifice Qualifier #1 o EU: July 1-2 o NA: July 15-16
  • Sacrifice Qualifier #2 o EU: July 8-9 o NA: July 22-23

Regional Finals, Duel and Sacrifice

The top 12 Duelers and the top 4 Sacrifice teams from each region qualify for the QuakeCon finals.

  • EU Regionals (Leicester, UK): August 5-6
  • NA Regionals (Burbank, CA): August 5-6

QuakeCon Finals (Dallas, Texas)

The top 24 Duelers who qualified online and 8 Duelers who qualified at QuakeCon (BYOC) will make up the top 32 players in the world to compete in the QuakeCon Finals.

The top 8 Sacrifice teams in the world will compete in the QuakeCon Finals.

  • BYOC Duel Qualifying Tournament: August 24
  • Finals: August 24-26

Five more 360 games added to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

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Five more Xbox 36o are now playable on Xbox One. This been a nice feature for Xbox users, and has even breathed some life into older titles such as Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Halo Reach, and Fallout 3. The new additions are Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, Radiant Silvergun, Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII, Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3, and Cyber Troopers Virtual-On OT.

Limbo and Inside Double Pack Releasing this Fall

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Inside and Limbo were both huge indie game hits, especially Limbo. Now on September 12th you can get a physical release of both titles together in the Inside / Limbo package. It will cost $29.99 and of course will also see a digital release. It is currently only coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It will also see a release in Europe on September 15th for £19.99.

New Ghost Recon: Wildlands Patch Out Now – Trailer

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“Ghost Recon Wildlands’ free Tier 1 Mode update is now available on all platforms. This new endgame progression loop will put your Spec Ops skills to the test. Level up, upgrade your weapons, unlock rewards and get ready for a challenge like you’ve never seen before.”

“In Ghost Recon Wildlands, you decide how to take down the cartel. Watch now to see how you can customize your character’s appearance and gear, and use the Gunsmith to craft weapons to take on any enemy in any environment.”

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle: Bounce, Dash, and Blast Your Enemies

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The Rabbids have made their way into the Mushroom Kingdom, turning the world upside down. Mario and his friends must fight back and try to put the Mushroom Kingdom back to normal. Explore and Fight in strategic turn based action with party members like Mario, Yoshi, Rabbid Peach, and Rabbid Luigi. Mario+Rabbids Kingdom Battle comes only on Nintendo Switch on August 29th for $59.99.

Aven Colony – PS4 Optimized Trailer

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“Build interstellar cityscapes, cultivate the land and keep the peace with our new radial control scheme built for home consoles. Enjoy the rich, deep simulation with the simplicity of using a controller. It’s never been easier to jump in and take control of the humanity’s future on an alien world.”

“Pre-order Aven Colony today to receive an additional sandbox map, Cerulean Vale, which allows you to explore its treacherous badlands and discover the remnants of an ancient seabed in this stunning new biome.”