OVERWATCH – SUMMER GAMES EVENT 2017 ANNOUNCED

The Summer Games for Overwatch returns to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on August 8! Join game director Jeff Kaplan as he discusses what’s changed, what’s the same, and what you can expect from this year’s event. I absolutely LOVE what Blizzard has done by supporting Overwatch and I still cannot wait to see what comes next.

Check out the 6 minute clip showcasing the new Summer Games Event 2017 for Overwatch. Enjoy.

HOB – RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCEMENT TRAILER

Hob, the third title by Runic Games, launches September 26. Gamers can Pre-order now to save 10% off and get our new dynamic theme! Hob is a puzzle-platforming adventure game set in the ruins of a missing civilization. Restore the world and uncover the secrets of thousands of years – if you survive. It’s your chance. Make it home.

Looks pretty nifty to me. Here’s hoping I can get a hold of Runic Games for a review copy.

PS PLUS – AUGUST GAMES REVEALED

Sony has announced what games will become available next month for PS Plus members. The August lineup for PS Plus looks mighty enticing and I will be in for a number of these games. Here is the full lineup below:

Just Cause 3, PS4
Assassin’s Creed: Freedom Cry, PS4
Super Motherload, PS3
Snakeball, PS3
Downwell, PS Vita (crossbuy with PS4)
Level 22, PS Vita

Nintendo Switch Sells BIG in Japan

The latest Japanese Hardware Sales (followed by last week’s sales) are in and the Nintendo Switch has shifted almost 100K units! This is MASSIVE numbers for the big N and with the release of Splatoon 2 (which also sold a ridiculous amount), things are sure looking good for Nintendo.

Check out the full rundown below:

Switch – 98,999 (31,906)
PlayStation 4 – 23,841 (28,569)
New 2DS LL – 17,717 (43,315)
New 3DS LL – 13,108 (12,101)
PlayStation 4 Pro – 7,037 (7,649)
PlayStation Vita – 4,545 (4,655)
2DS – 2,300 (1,901)
New 3DS – 1,020 (1,242)
Wii U – 176 (146)
PlayStation 3 – 142 (129)
Xbox One – 77 (200)

Huge props to Nintendo. 99k is a HUGE number…. Also- I feel bad for XBOX One….Just sayin’

UNCHARTED: The Lost Legacy – Western Ghats Gameplay Video

Sony an Naughty Dog have unleashed a new gameplay video for Uncharted: The Lost legacy and it’s INCREDIBLE. I thought I would be used to what Naughty Dog can accomplish but I am always amazed as to how well they could make a product look. Watch Chloe and Nadine explore the Western Ghats in this gameplay trailer for UNCHARTED: The Lost Legacy—a new game from acclaimed developer Naughty Dog coming August 22 to the PlayStation 4.

In order to find an ancient Indian artifact, Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross must venture deep into the Western Ghats mountains, discover the lost cities of the Hoysala Empire, and face a ruthless warmonger, Asav.

Sign me up Naughty Dog!

MADDEN NFL 18 – WHAT’S NEW TRAILER

Check out the “what’s new” trailer for Madden NFL 18. Madden NFL introduces exciting new ways to team up and play with friends. Check out all new gameplay features including target passing and blocking controls, plus new wide receiver and defensive back mechanics. Madden 18 also features three ways to play, arcade, simulation, and competitive. Pick your style and play your way. Madden NFL 18 launches on August 25.

PS4 Outsells EVERYTHING Last Month

It has been announced that Sony is once again king of the consoles as they posted impressive sales numbers for the PS4 last month. The PS4 outsold both the XBOX One and Nintendo’s newest machine, the Nintendo Switch. The new gold 1TB slim PlayStation 4 drove those sales and led to the best June ever for PS4 system sales.

Sony launched the limited edition gold PS4 slim for $250 on June 9. Only time will tell if this momentum keeps up but we will be here to report it.

INJUSTICE 2 – INTRODUCING STARFIRE TRAILER

Take a look at the newest character in Injustice 2, Starfire! As the next Queen of Tamaran, Princess Koriand’r found herself the victim of her fratricidal sister’s vengeful plot that resulted in their planet being conquered. Now a royal exile on Earth, Koriand’r uses her ability to absorb and convert ultraviolet energy as Starfire.

Injustice 2 launched last month and received VERY positive feedback and reviews. I have yet to get my hands on the title but I do plan on picking it up one day…

Enjoy.