Because linking multiple 4K screens outside an elaborate car setup that features a steering wheel peripheral, bucket seat, and surround sound, has always been the dream of the car game enthusiast. That, and VR. Which Project Cars 2, announced for a late 2017 release today, will also support. Click through for the 4K announcement trailer.
With more than $1 Million of that being set aside for prize pools. Since its debut Rocket League has garnered a fan-base in the millions and thanks to its incredible design, and how fun it is to play. Which has also led a large number of people simply watching Rocket League matches. It's one of those game that makes total sense as an esport, and in 2017 developer Psyonix is looking to expand its commitment in this area. Which includes an Oceanic region for the Rocket League Championship Series!
With 15,000 tickets going on sale for the June 13 - 15 event next week. But, tickets won't come cheap. Early bird tickets limited to the first 1,000 sold will go for $150 USD, with regular tickets going for $250 USD. High costs aside, its great to see E3 opening its doors to the public for the first time. The traditionally trade, media, and business event has been one of the premiere places for game announcements, reveals, and demos for a number of years now.
So be sure to get in quick as these keys are first come first serve. Founder's Packs are limited to only a handful of people, and exclusive to AusGamers members. SMITE Tactics is a turn-based strategy game from from Hi-Rez Studios, and like the popular third-person MOBA provides a unique and fun take on the whole CCG phenomenon.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has gone gold and we're a little over three weeks away from the launch of the Nintendo Switch. Yeah, things are getting serious now. We're talking TV commercials, in-store displays of empty boxes that will soon hold the hopes and dreams of millions inside them, roadshows, and the prospect of a huge open-world Zelda game becoming a reality. A portable reality to boot! Here's a quick round-up of some Switch related tidbits that have come to pass over the last few days.
After the success of the Lunar New Year-themed Capture the Rooster mode, Capture the Flag is headed to the Overwatch Arcade. Where Capture the Flag versions of Nepal, Lijiang Tower, Ilios, and Oasis are being added. This is great news as the mode as introduced in the recent Brawl proved to be quite popular and a great spin on the existing Overwatch formula. But, the new stuff doesn't stop there as a Server Browser feature focused on Custom Games and player creations is also coming.
Where for a measly $1 you can nab a copy of the original Knights of the Old Republic, X-Wing vs. Tie Fighter, and the Age of Empires-clone Galactic Battlegrounds. As with other bundles once you get to the average payouts zone things get a little hard to resist, with the additions of both Rebel Assaults, Jedi Knight II, KOTOR II, and more.
Playground Games, the developers behind the stellar Forza Horizon series, are opening up a new studio to work on a new mysterious Project 2. A game that won't be strictly a racing title. To date the studio has worked on each new entry in the Forza Horizon series one after the next, and with the success of last year's Australia-based Forza Horizon 3, there's no doubt that the team at Playground Games is working on a Forza Horizon 4.
IGN has posted a new extended gameplay video featuring the Capital Cashino level from the upcoming Yook-Laylee, which you can watch after the jump. As the spiritual successor to Rare's Banjo Kazooie we have high hopes for this game, and as fans of 3D platformers in general we're happy that in 2017 we're getting both this and Super Mario Odyssey. But that being said, something feels a little off in this latest Yooka-Laylee video.
Which is about all the info you need from the teaser trailer released today. Don't get me wrong, we're all for a new Timesplitters like experience, especially when the series has featured split-screen multiplayer in the vein of Goldeneye 2007 and Perfect Dark. But today's teaser is basically two minutes of green crystals until that bit of info.