The upcoming prequel reboot of the classic Descent series is heading towards its testing phase, and the developers are looking at Kickstarter backers as the testers.
After utter silence over the past year, Descent developers, Descendent Studios, have finally given hope to fans awaiting the return of the iconic FPS space title.
Check out the riveting new gameplay trailer for the game below:
The Descent Of Descent
After teaming up with publishing veterans, Little Orbit, the additional funds allowed the developers to expand the single-player campaign into a massive space adventure that will have long-time fans and newcomers at the edge of their seat.
The rebooted series will have players navigating their ships through tight caverns littered with unique puzzles both through a deep single-player campaign or in online multiplayer.
Those who purchased last year’s Descent: Underground through the Kickstarter campaign will be able to join in on the beta testing for the upcoming 2019 release.
“We began this journey in open development with gamers, and we want to launch that way too.” – Eric Peterson, CEO of Descendent Studios
If you never got around to ordering your Kickstarter copy, players still have the option to pre-order the game here.
Pre-order bonuses include:
Exclusive access to the beta testing on PC which starts in November. The beta will also include unique challenges which allow players to unlock various cosmetic rewards.
Free, additional single-player missions included in a future DLC pack coming in 2019.
A Sleek custom “Viola” Generation III ship equipped with its own customized paint job.
Descent is scheduled to release on the PC, Xbox One, PS4 and Switch sometime in early 2019.
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There will be a new bundle to coincide with the launch of Diablo III: Eternal Collection on Nintendo Switch.
Diablo III: Eternal Collection on Nintendo Switch
Revealed yesterday, The Diablo III Switch bundle will launch along with the Switch game on November 2nd 2018. This will follow in the footsteps of the previously announced bundles of Pokémon and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
The bundle will include a Switch console, a download code for Diablo III: Eternal Collection, a themed Switch dock and a themed Switch case. The bundle will also be exclusive to Gamestop.
Diablo III: Eternal Collection was originally announced for Nintendo Switch back in August. It will include all previously released downloadable content along with exclusive The Legend of Zelda items.
If you were ever on the fence about playing Diablo III, this would be a great time to hop in: the game runs at 60 frames per second and supports multiple controller configurations. It also takes advantage of the Nintendo Online cloud saves feature, which is welcome considering the size of the journey you’ll have on the go.
Diablo III lives again on the Switch.
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Indie developers, Red Blue Games, are branching away from the mobile games market and introducing their debut PC/console release – the roguelite brawler, Sparklite.
Check out the retro-inspired adventure game in the new gameplay trailer below:
Saving The World Of Sparklite
Here’s everything we know about the recently announced adventure title:
You play as the intelligent engineer, Ada, and embark on an adventure thrown into a dangerous world filled with vile gremlins out for your head.
Sparklite plays like an old-school, Zelda-inspired adventure game with a dash of roguelite elements, such as procedurally generated content.
These random encounters are caused by land shaking earthquakes that sporadically alter the landscape of each level in the middle of your adventure.
Quests, minigames and a slew of new challenges present itself with every violent earthquake, making for a surprising adventure with new obstacles around every corner.
Ada uses her uncanny engineering skills to invent new guns and gadgets to use at her disposal. Aside from wiping out the many enemies, players will also use her skills and inventions to solve puzzles which challenge the player throughout the adventure.
With only the announcement, a few small details and a short, slick trailer, we can expect to hear more about Sparklite within the next year.
Sparklite is set to release in the Fall of 2019 for the PC, Xbox One, PS4 and the Switch.
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