It seems that Konami has decided to recall its series of Castlevania, which dates back to the 80s of the last century. The developers have announced a new game in the series, which was a mobile action game called Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls.
After the defeat of count Dracula, it seemed that eternal peace finally came. Unexpectedly, however, the main character receives a letter, which indicates the end of a peaceful era. The letter stated that Dracula rekindled. To know the whole truth, the hero goes in search of the mysterious sender.
The game will support a multiplayer mode, and one of the interesting features is to provide the ability to animate the dead, co-op boss battles (up to four players), competitive battle mode, four by four, the soundtrack of the previous games in the series, as well as a new Chapter in the story of Dracula.
The main characters are: Arica (member of the mysterious government organization) and Lucy (academic, seeking a way to defeat Dracula). In the game there will be other characters, particularly those that are familiar to gamers in the previous games of the franchise: Alucard, Simon Belmont, Charlotte, Shanoa and Marie.
The game was announced for mobile devices running iOS. The exact release date for Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls have not yet been reported.
After the release of the new trailer action role-playing Kingdom Hearts 3 in the network appeared information about the mini-games that will be available to gamers as it passes. It is expected that Kingdom Hearts 3 will add classic 20 mini-games, some of which will be available to gamers in the mobile app Kingdom Hearts Union X [Cross] on iOS and Android.
Another interesting point is that in Kingdom Hearts Union X [Cross] players will be able to participate in a special event associated with Kingdom Hearts 3 before the official release of the game. In this event players will create their avatars, which will later be synced with the game on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
To participate in the event, you must fill out a special form on the website of Square Enix.
Remember that the output is to be held this year on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game will combine characters from the two universes: Disney and Square Enix.
The number of players in multiplayer tactical shooter Rainbow Six: Siege has exceeded 30 million people. It is reported by game publisher Ubisoft.
The last 5 million people came to Siege for the last 4 months.
The company does not specify whether the 30 million users who installed the shooter in order to participate in the free weekend that Ubisoft holds from time to time to promote the project.
The company also noted that Rainbow Six: Siege continues to gain popularity as a cybersport discipline. Games Six Invitational tournament in 2018 at the same time this year was watched by 321 thousand. This is a record figure in the history of the title.
Recall that Rainbow Six: Siege came out in late 2015.
The game uses a hybrid model of monetization. The basic version of Rainbow Six: Siege costs $15, but the players for the extra money can buy the season pass, which gives early access to new content.
According to the Analytics service GitHyp in the first year online project work gained a little over 10 thousand players per hour.
But due to the entry of a large update in February 2017 in combination with the free output of the active audience of the project has increased dramatically to 65 thousand people per hour.
This allowed Rainbow Six: Siege for the first time to break into the Top 5 games on Steam by number of players online.
In March 2018 the game set a new record by simultaneously gathering Steam online 176 thousand.
Based in Minsk Studio Vizor reported the successful launch of its social blockbuster “Klondike: the lost expedition” on mobile platforms. In just seven days with the global launch of the project reached 1 million downloads.
On this day, April 13, the company said on his page on Facebook. The announcement came with no details. Vizor just published a holiday card, which refers to the achievement.
Mobile version of the game was officially released on the App Store and Google Play last Thursday, April 6. Today distributed load between them is unclear. However, on the page of Google Play shows that the Android download is more than 500 thousand.
Official data on the earnings of the game yet. Analytical service DataMagic gives an estimate of the daily net income (that is, excluding share digital stores) in the neighborhood of $30 thousand.
“Klondike” for Vizor — do not release. Previously, the company, now officially registered in the UK, successfully launched in a version for smartphones and tablets “Zombie farm” and “Mahjong: hidden Treasures”, the third-party development that all of last year earned more than $1 million per month.
New “Klondike: the lost expedition” is a mobile social reading of the original farm, released in 2012. In the game, the user must raise animals, build production buildings, as well as to explore new territory.
10 APR Studio Boss Key Productions has released early access Steam new title — fritupleynuyu “Royal battle” Radical Heights. This is the second game Studio after an ambitious but failed heroic shooter LawBreakers. As reported by the rating service GitHyp, Radical Heights started to Steam is not much better than its predecessor.
In the peak of online games has reached 8.5 million people. This is 1 thousand, more than were collected LawBreakers at the start in July last year.
The ranker Steam game debuted at the 32nd place.
Free online Radical Heights, GitHyp
The launch of the Radical Heights has managed to attract the attention of viewers streaming platform Twitch and move into second place in terms of views per day. Simultaneously with the broadcasts of the games was watched by more than 120 thousand spectators.
Despite the modest start, the next day the peak number of players on Steam has increased by 45 % and amounted to 12.5 thousand.
Free online Radical Heights the next day after the release, GitHyp
Like other “battle Royal”, Radical Heights gameplay is based around finding gear and battle with other participants in a limited area, a safe space, which has been steadily decreasing.
Among other representatives of the genre, the project Boss Key is allocated visual design, stylized pop culture of the 80-ies.
Run shooter Far Cry 5 Steam became the most successful in franchise history. Peak attendance at the game reached 92 thousand gamers. Reported analytical platforms GitHyp.
For comparison, the previous record among the games of the franchise on Steam belonged to Far Cry 3 with 23 thousand players online. Far Cry 4 and Far Cry: Primal were collected up to 17 and 14 thousand, 7 thousand people respectively.
One-time audience for Far Cry 5 on Steam in the first 10 days after launch, GitHyp
Mass launch of online Far Cry 5, including games firm Ubisoft lost only online shooter The Division, which after the release of the simultaneously played 114 thousand gamers.
The success of the game on Steam, Far Cry 5 became the most popular show on the streaming platform Twitch. On the day of release for stream games at the same time was watched by 250 thousand people.
Far Cry 5 was released on PC and consoles on March 27.
Service PosadiLes.ru announced to start developing a mobile game “Plant forest”, which will be aimed at restoration of forests on the territory of the Russian Federation. The creators asked for help from users posting your new project on the site Boomstarter.
In “Plant a forest” the players have to take care of his own small clearing on which to grow trees. Thanks to the growing “digital trees” in Russia will appear the groves and forests planted by volunteers from the community of “Movement Eka”.
The task of the new mobile game is to teach players responsible attitude towards nature. “Plant a forest” is perfect for children and adults: to be in the game permanently is not necessary, it is only important sometimes to check your trees and from time to time to care for them.
On Boomstarter the collected money will go on development of the game script, interface and other important details. The developers of “Movement Eka” has created a large list of bonuses that will be opened depending on the input amount of money.
In 1996, just when he released Japanese role-playing game Pokemon Red and Blue, there was the myth of the elusive legendary pokemon named Mew. Many players told me that this pokemon can be found under the truck in S. S. Anne location. This rumor eventually turned out to be complete nonsense, but in the 22 years since its emergence myth still confirmed, though in a different game.
A few days ago for Pokemon GO out a massive update that added to the game a lot of new quests and challenges. As a reward for completing one of these tests the players get a chance to catch the pokemon Mew.
After learning about the update, many gamers immediately decided to recall the old myth about the pokemon and even started to catch Mew under the truck.
As for the mythical Mew in Pokemon Red and Blue, there is this pokemon or not. Players were able to see him unless with a special bug.