Independent Italian developer 3DClouds and global independent games label, Team17, have confirmed that the eagerly awaited pirate-themed action RPG, King of Seas, will be launching from a port near you on 25th May 2021!
King of Seas is an action role-playing game set in a deadly procedurally generated pirate world. In a ferocious plot, you will fight to regain what has been taken away and embark on an epic adventure in a fantastic world, filled with battles, lost islands and treasures. A universe full of amazing characters and breathtaking missions will keep you anchored as you strive to become the king of all pirates.
Story: A series of quests guide you on your journey and uncover the intriguing characters of the King of Seas world who will lead you to the next path of your epic adventure.
Procedural Generation: Dive into a lush, procedurally generated world that constantly refreshes the exploration mechanics within each new game.
Dynamic World: The world reacts to your every action, naval routes change and with each conquered settlement the difficulty adapts to constantly give you a more challenging time.
Map: A thick fog will ensure travelling towards objectives is not plain sailing, after all wouldn't you want to lose the joy of exploration?
Navigation system: Atmospheric effects influence gameplay. Sail during a storm at your own risk, escape the enemies and always remember to carefully watch the wind direction to stay in control during battles. The strategy starts here.
Ship customization: Five types of highly customizable ships through an equipment and skill system, just as in any true role-playing game!
Combat system: Not only cannon shots and nautical strategy but also speed and spectacle, thanks to a set of more than 20 skills to choose from and three branches of talents to suit any playstyle.
Players will be able to take their own vessel out for a spin and go head-to-head with some of the fearsome pirates they’ll meet in the game as a brand new demo for King of Seas (PC) will be available today via the Steam page here
Pre-order's for this swashbuckling adventure are available now from the official store pages - PC via Steam and Microsoft Store with the Nintendo eShop and PlayStation Store following soon.
King of Seas will be available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS5, PS4, Switch, and PC on May 25, 2021.
Tools Up! - The Renovation Spree Bundle (@toolsupgame) is now available on the Microsoft Store for Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.
Tools Up! - The Renovation Spree Bundle is a set of the world's craziest renovations! Gather a team of up to four players, start your adventure, and climb to the top of a skyscraper in need of some work. The owners of various apartments have left their homes in your hands. After that, move to a treehouse in Tools Up! Garden Party with brand new challenges, tools, and game mechanics to enjoy. The package includes: Tools Up! Tools Up! is an exciting local co-op game that tests your renovation and teamwork skills. Paint walls, tear off wallpapers, and move sofas as you race against the clock! Tools Up! Garden Party Season Pass Time to get the team back together and go on a renovation spree in this crazy local co-op! Gather a crew of up to four players and face new challenges in Tools Up! Garden Party.
Tools Up! Garden Party consists of 3 episodes, each with 15 unique levels and a demanding boss to beat. Each DLC episode will be available as a part of our Season Pass.
Tools Up! - The Renovation Spree Bundle is available to purchase from the Xbox Store for US$/€27.99 / CAD $35.99 / AU$41.95. If you already own Tools Up! you can purchase the Tools Up! Garden Party – Season Pass separately here.
Microsoft has confirmed that all Xbox players can now access Xbox Live online multiplayer for free. Effective 21 April, Xbox players can access online multiplayer at no charge for a library of over 50 free-to-play games, as well as free game demos and betas that support online multiplayer.
To make it easier for everyone to find and connect with other gamers, we are unlocking two other Xbox Live Gold features, “Looking for Groups” and “Party”, for all Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles.
There is a rich library of over 50 free-to-play games you can download and play with all your friends, regardless of their membership.
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Co-Publishers 505 Games & All In! Games, alongside developers One More Level, 3D Realms, and Slipgate Ironworks today launch free game modes and the paid Metal Ox Pack for Ghostrunner, the first-person cyberpunk parkour action game.
The free updates launching today include Kill Run Mode, a game mode with strict time goals and Dharma Tower’sgreatest challenge. In Kill Run Mode, players slay enemies to add precious seconds to the timer, dash through sections as quickly as possible, and ascend to new heights on the leaderboards. Players can also capture their most stylish moments from a whole new perspective with Photo Mode. Break the fourth wall for the perfect angle and see Ghostrunner’s entrancing cyberpunk world like never before.
The Metal Ox Pack celebrates the Year of the Ox with four new katanas and gloves modeled after Confucian principles and virtues. Benevolence. Justice. Rite. Integrity.
Ongoing support for one of 2020’s breakout hits continues with free quality-of-life updates. On console, enjoy aim assist for the grappling hook, an adjustable field-of-view (FOV) slider, and the newly added, framerate-boosting Performance Mode on PS4 Pro. On PC, NVIDIA Reflex levels up the cyborg ninja experience, significantly reducing system latency with supported graphics cards.
In humanity’s last city, an augmented bodyguard fails his duty and loses everything. From the grim depths of Dharma Tower, the Ghostrunner must ascend a world that has already ended, past authoritarian legions that want him dead, to fight a ruler who defeated him once before. Master speed, agility, and violent reflexes only cybernetic enhancements can bestow. Wall-run, air dash, grapple, and defy time to survive a brutal world where a single hit means death.
The Metal Ox Pack is out now for $4.99 / €4.99 / £3.99 when purchased standalone. For a limited time, grab the Keymaster Bundle on Steam, including Ghostrunner, the Winter Pack, and the Metal Ox Pack, at a 10% discount.
A physical edition of Ghostrunner for Nintendo Switch launches June 25 in Europe and June 29 in the U.S. Ghostrunner’s upcoming physical release on Nintendo Switch will include every update since last year’s digital launch, including performance and stability improvements, control refinements, and upgraded graphics.
Chaotic arcade multiplayer game Knight Squad 2 is now available for digital download on Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S consoles.
Knight Squad 2 is a chaotic arcade multiplayer game for up to 8 players. Pick an eccentric knight and fight for glory with wacky weaponry. Triumph over your friends in a ridiculous amount of game modes, both locally and online. PREPARE TO ENJOY ... Local and online cross-platform multiplayer - Gather friends and/or challenge complete strangers no matter what platforms they choose to play on. A ridiculous amount of game modes - Brawl in a battle royale, capture the Grail, push the payload, hunt for souls, become the Minion Master and much much more. Wacky weaponry - Arm your knight with weapons from the Middle Ages such as the noble bow, the exotic boomerang or the sneaky proximity mines. Customizable gameplay - Turn up the chaos by enabling the slippery floor, the exploding corpses or changing the starter weapons and upgrades.
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Microsoft Store: here Price: US$/€14.99 / CAD $18.99 / AU$22.45
Sumo Digital and Focus Home Interactive released an in-depth gameplay overview trailer today for their upcoming multiplayer PvPvE heist game Hood: Outlaws and Legends.Pre-order now to get exclusive bonuses and early access to Hood: Outlaws & Legends from May 7.
In a violent, medieval world, outplay rival gangs in intense PvPvE multiplayer heists. Moving in stealth to steal treasures unseen or dominating through loud and brutal combat, only the best will escape with hard-earned riches. Matchmaking in opposing teams of four, choose your character based on your preferred playstyle, or what best fits your team’s strategy. In this game where cooperation is key, your team’s composition can suit a stealthy long-range approach, a brutal close combat heist or a balanced band of Outlaws prepared for anything.
Let's take a a deeper look into exactly what goes into Hood’s medieval multiplayer heists:
Assemble, infiltrate, battle and extract
Every game of Hood: Outlaws & Legends pits you and your friends against a rival group of four other players who are also aiming to steal the treasure. You and your team must work together to select your band of complementary outlaws, each with unique abilities to offer, before infiltrating vast, medieval strongholds. Outsmart the opposing team and villainous State to find, steal, and return the riches unfairly taken from the people.
Between heists, visit the hideout to spend some of your stolen fortune. Giving money back to the people will increase the range of items available to you in the shops, while keeping it for yourself lets you directly purchase them. Improve, alter and refine your characters’ skills with a range of perks, or further personalize your heroes with a range of new weapons and costumes. Some of the more prestigious cosmetics will even require you to demonstrate your heisting mastery.
Pre-order now for early access and cosmetics!
By pre-ordering today, you’ll get early access to Hood: Outlaws & Legends starting May 7, as well as the Forest Lords cosmetic pack for free. The Forest Lords pack includes a skin for each character and weapon in the game. The Year 1 Edition is also available for pre-order, giving access to Hood and three Battle Passes due to be released post-launch, after the initial free Season.
Pre-order now on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC to get exclusive bonuses and early access to Hood: Outlaws & Legends from May 7 - three days before the official release on May 10.
Hood: Outlaws and Legends will be available for Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on May 10, 2021.