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Friday, October 28, 2016

10/28/2016- Superfight Now 80% Off During Steam Halloween Sale
SUPERFIGHT 80% Off During Steam Halloween Sale – Now Includes Classic Mode!

Eugene, OR — October 28th, 2016 — SUPERFIGHT is now available for a massive 80% discount from its regular price of $9.99. Not only that, there’s also a 30% discount to all existing DLC; excluding the Horror & Election DLC which was just released. It has never been a better time to join in on a game of absurd arguments with friends!

Most importantly, we’ve also released a free update which includes Classic Mode bringing the digital version of SUPERFIGHT closer than ever to its physical counterpart. With the addition of Classic Mode the game now supports up to 8 players, doubling the maximum number of players.

Classic Mode's format is much closer to the physical version of Superfight: the winner of a round continues on to fight the next player. At game creation, players decide on how many round wins determine the game winner. With more players, and more traditional rules - this modes allows you to include more friends in a game and play the game in a way most are used to. 


SUPERFIGHT pits players against one another in hypothetical battles of real wit. The only way to win is to make the most compelling argument about the big questions in life: Who would win in a fight between a drunk Ninja and Abraham Lincoln riding a bear? Which is the better weapon: an infinite sausage lasso or a skunk on a stick? What are the chances an army of penguins could stop a depressed centaur? Grab a microphone, join or create a game with up to 4 players, and let the votes decide!

Build your fighter with character cards (like Zombie, Shark, or George W. Bush) and attribute cards (like Super Speed, Armed with a Chainsaw, or Has Tiny T-Rex Arms). When it’s your turn, simply pick one character card and one attribute card to construct their fighters, then after getting another random attribute, it’s up to you to make your case to an audience of friends or Twitch! The included FREE Blue, Purple, and Challenge Decks also allow players to throw hundreds of random locations, scenarios, and challenges into the mix for even MORE mayhem. Additional themed decks, like the R-rated Red Deck or the Geek themed Orange Deck, are available to purchase, with even more hilarious digital decks to come in future updates

SUPERFIGHT’s fantastically fabulous features:

·         PLAY with a group of up to four players using matchmaking or inviting your friends.
·         VOTE on fighters from previous games, guessing a matchup’s outcome to earn rewards.
·         ARGUE using integrated in-game voice and optional webcam support to make your case!
·         WATCH and vote for winners in live broadcasts of fights directly within Superfight or any device with Twitch!
·         COLLECT over 500 additional cards, on top of the 200+ cards unlocked immediately upon purchase, as you Play or Vote!
·         UNLOCK over 130 Titles based on how you play! Customize your round introduction with your Titles.
·         EXPAND your card count with the included free Location, Scenario, and Challenge Decks! More decks available as DLC!
·         LINK your Twitch account to earn bonus rewards while Broadcasting or Voting on live games (streaming not required to play)!

SUPERFIGHT is available via digital download on STEAM via the following link:

Submitted by: E. Thomas

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

10/27/2016 - One Piece Tresure Cruise and Dragon Ball Z Crossover Event
One Piece Treasure Cruise and Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle Crossover Campaign in Both Games is on Now!

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. is holding an ULTIMATE CROSSOVER event, an exciting in-game campaign between popular mobile titles One Piece Treasure Cruise and Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle, both available for free on the App Store and Google Play.

Players of One Piece Treasure Cruise and Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle can enjoy login bonuses, special characters, new quests, and raid-style battles against super villains in both games until Thursday, November 24th.

One Piece Treasure Cruise is an adventure RPG game that features characters from the acclaimed One Piece universe and challenges players to build the strongest crew, take down enemies, and complete quests inspired by fan-favorite adventures from the anime story. Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle brings the popular Dragon Ball Z saga to mobile platforms with beloved characters, action packed battles and board game-style gameplay.

During the ULTIMATE CROSSOVER campaign, in One Piece Treasure Cruise, “Frieza” from the Dragon Ball Z series and in Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle “Doflamingo” from the One Piece series will be appearing as boss characters.

Also during the campaign, the number of times players defeat boss characters in the special stages of both games will be tracked using a points system and displayed on a dedicated website that highlights the results from individual players worldwide. Big rewards can be earned according to points achieved. A full breakdown of the crossover campaign for both apps is listed below.

Login Bonus:

·One Piece Treasure Cruise
-One Rainbow Gem each day during the crossover campaign
-Special character: 4★ Monkey. D. Luffy Gum-Gum Gatling Gun

·Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle
-One Dragon Stone each day during the crossover campaign
-Special character: [The Last Instant Transmission] Super Saiyan Goku

Special Quests

·One Piece Treasure Cruise
-A special stage with three difficulty levels will appear on Extra Island
-Boss: Frieza (Final Form) from Dragon Ball Z Series
-Completion reward: Rainbow Gems and a special character Manual

·Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle
-A special stage with three difficulty levels will appear within an event
-Boss: Doflamingo from One Piece Series
-Completion reward: Dragon Stones

Raid-style Event, Super Villain Crossover Battle Tracker
·Takes place October 26th to November 2nd (PST)

Defeat the bosses from both games to earn big rewards! Log in to both titles, defeat boss characters, Frieza and Doflamingo, and earn points.


As more players take part in the campaign, their collective activity will go towards a 9-level reward program, with each level corresponding to a specific points total and earning cool rewards for each player who has logged-in during the campaign. Reaching the 9th level of rewards will unlock the highest difficulty level for the special stage. There will be a ton of rewards including Rainbow Gems (for One Piece Treasure Cruise) and Dragon Stones (for Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle), as well as nine characters for both games. In order to earn the rewards, players must accumulate points and reach the point targets in both Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle and One Piece Treasure Cruise.

Players can download
One Piece Treasure Cruise and Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle on the App Store and Google Play for free today.

Download Links:
One Piece Treasure Cruise  :
Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle  : http://bnent.jp/db_eama/

Submitted by: E. Thomas

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

10/26/2016 - Wargaming Reveals Special Halloween Events
Wargaming Has Stirred Up Some Horrifying Events for Halloween

Monstrous vehicles are unleashed in World of Tanks on console Xbox, PlayStation®4 and World of Warships PC

October, 2016 — This Halloween, be afraid. Be very afraid. When the portal between our world and another realm weakens, terror strikes both land and sea. An otherworldly horde has invaded, sparking an epic battle between good and evil in World of Warships PC and World of Tanks on Xbox and PlayStation®4.

From 27 until November 10, Earth’s fate will be decided in the unique World of Warships PvE mode, “Saving Transylvania”. In it, you can team up with players in a Division to keep “Transylvania”, a steamship, safe on the waters.

Your armada includes Blade, a destroyer with devastating torpedoes; Jackal sports two massive fists at its bow, perfect for ramming those pesky zombie ships, and Igor is a monster-of-all-trades, with spookily sputtering Tesla effects.

Once you have chosen your frightful ship, your mission is to protect and escort Transylvania to safety, while a flotilla of zombie ships and catapult fortifications, led by the devilish Rasputin, try to sink you every step of the way.

In tanks… no one can hear you scream! On October 28, the Monster Mash begins for World of Tanks on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Xbox 360. Brave tankers can play on the creepily reworked Himmelsdorf map “Dead City” with the Spectre tank, along with “awakened” monster versions of the Revenant Kraft’s Panther, Lycan T71, Gorynych KV-5 and Kaiju O-I. Two challenging PvE modes "Beware the Full Moon" on Himmelsdorf Night and "Hunt the Revenants” on Thiepval Ridge will be the ultimate showdown between the Spectre and “awakened” monster vehicles. Half-beast, half-tank, ALL HORROR! 

For more information on Halloween events, visit the official websites:

Submitted by: E. Thomas

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

10/25/2016 - Physical Edition of King's Quest Complete Collection In Stores Now

Physical Edition of King’s QuestTM: The Complete Collection in Stores Now

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Oct. 25, 2016King’s Quest™ – Chapter 5: The Good Knight, the incredible finale of the new King’s Quest series from Sierra™ and developer The Odd Gentlemen, has arrived on the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Windows PC via Steam. Drawing together the characters, conflicts and choices from five acts of adventure, King’s Quest – Chapter 5: The Good Knight finds King Graham near the end of his days, going on one last journey to save his beloved Daventry against a threat born from his very first days in the kingdom.

Sierra has also released a physical version of King’s Quest: The Complete Collection at select retailers for the PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One and Xbox 360. King’s Quest: The Complete Collection is a bundle* containing all five chapters of the game plus a bonus playable story epilogue, expected this fall.
Inspired by the curiosity and charm of one of adventure gaming’s most treasured names, the new King’s Quest has boldly reimagined the legend of King Graham for both longtime fans and newcomers to discover. Using an elderly Graham’s bedside stories to his inquisitive granddaughter Gwendolyn, the game transports players back to experience firsthand the most extraordinary puzzles, personalities and tales of his astonishing life.

King’s Quest: The Complete Collection and the King’s Quest™: Season Pass (a bundle containing Chapters 2-5) are available** now as digital purchases through the PlayStation®Store, Xbox Games Store and Steam. The game’s previous installments – King’s Quest™ – Chapter 1: A Knight to Remember, King’s Quest™ – Chapter 2: Rubble Without a Cause, King’s Quest™ – Chapter 3: Once Upon a Climb and King’s Quest™ – Chapter 4: Snow Place Like Home may also be purchased individually.

King’s Quest is rated E10+ (Everyone 10 and Up) by the ESRB. For more information, please visit
www.sierra.com , and follow Sierra on Facebook and Twitter.

*The PlayStation®4 and Xbox One retail editions of King’s Quest: The Complete Collection contain the first four chapters on disc, plus the ability to download the remaining content for free when available. The Xbox 360 retail version contains the first chapter, with the ability to download all other content for free when available.
**Subsequent chapters and epilogue may be downloaded in-game upon individual release. King’s Quest Chapter 1: A Knight to Remember is required to play later chapters and is sold separately. If you purchase King’s Quest: The Complete Collection or the season pass, do not purchase individual chapters as you will be charged for them.

About The Odd Gentlemen
The Odd Gentlemen are a small team of gentlefolks based in Los Angeles. Founded in 2008, they create games that are humorous and charming with fantastical worlds, quirky characters, and compelling stories that highlight creative and innovative gameplay. Striving to create experiences that all ages can enjoy, they want to bring classic charm and wonder back into games. For more information or updates about The Odd Gentlemen, visit
www.theoddgentlemen.com , or follow them @TheOddGentlemen on Twitter.

About Sierra
Developer-led and player-focused, Sierra publishes highly curated titles that embody best-in-class efforts from indie developers. From providing development funding and deep first-party relations to marketing and retail distribution, Sierra caters to the individual needs of each indie studio. Sierra will primarily publish on digital distribution platforms including Xbox Live, PlayStation™Network and Steam for PC. For more information, please visit
www.sierra.com .

About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading global producer and publisher of interactive entertainment. Activision maintains operations throughout the world. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website,
http://www.activision.com or by following @Activision.

Submitted by: E. Thomas

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Monday, October 24, 2016

10/24/2016 - 7th Annual Classic Tetris World Championship Winner Revealed

PORTLAND, Oct. 24, 2016 – This past weekend, six-time champion Jonas Neubauer, of Los Angeles, CA, prevailed as the winner of the 7th Annual Classic Tetris® World Championship (CTWC), held at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo at the Oregon Convention Center. 

The CTWC is an annual event organized by avid fans of the 1989 Nintendo Entertainment System™ (NES) version of the game, and is considered one of the top Tetris competitions in the world.  Gamers from around the globe, including the United States, Europe, Australia and Asia, travel to the Portland event for a chance to battle one another in round after round of Tetris on the original NES.  

This year’s event drew 57 players, who competed for a chance to take top honors. Those taking the challenge included returning champions Neubauer and Harry Hong (2014), and southern qualifier winner Jake Stein, European champion Jani Herlevi, Japanese Tetris Grand Master Koryan, and many other players featured in the award-winning Tetris documentary
 “Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters.”

Contestants competed in two days of qualifying rounds and a final 32-bracket seeded tournament on Sunday, Oct. 23, which drew more than 2,500 spectators onsite and online.  In addition to Neubauer, who has been competing in and winning world-class level Tetris tournaments for many years, and who received $1,000 in prize money and took home the championship trophy, Jeff Moore, of Las Vegas, NV, took second place and was awarded $500.

Further event information is available at
http://tetrischampionship.com/.  A live stream capture of the finals tournament on Oct. 23 is available at https://www.twitch.tv/classictetris .  Images for download, available at CTWC 2016.

About the Tetris® Brand:
The Tetris® brand is one of the leading and most distinctive video game brands and franchises in the world. For over 30 years, the brand has been loved globally by people of all ages and all cultures. Billions of Tetris games are played online every year, and over 500 million Tetris mobile games have been downloaded to date. Working with Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Sega, Sony/GSN Games and many other licensing partners, the Tetris franchise continues to be one of the most widely recognized video game brands of all time. Tetris Holding, LLC is the owner of Tetris rights worldwide, and The Tetris Company, LLC is its exclusive licensee. For the latest information about the Tetris brand and Tetris products, please visit 
www.tetris.com .

Become a fan of Tetris on Facebook (
www.facebook.com/Tetris ) and follow Tetris on Twitter (@Tetris_Official) and Instagram (@Tetris_Official).

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