Life is Feudal: MMO Launching Open Beta this November

Life is Feudal: MMO Prepares for Mid-November Open Beta

After a series of successful Closed Beta tests, Life is Feudal: MMO, the social-focused medieval life simulation for Windows PC from Bitbox, will be launching in Open Beta on November 17. In Life is Feudal: MMO, players will explore and conquer a realistic medieval world, starting out as lowly peasants, and working their way to the “top of the food chain”, through crafting and construction. It’s a dangerous world out there, and players shouldn’t expect to go it alone, as the most successful medieval explorers are those who team up with others, form guilds and contribute to a fully functioning feudal society. Some will be butchers, others, bakers, and a skillful few will become knights…or even kings! read more

88 Heroes Delivers New H8 Mode Activate Digital DLC for PC and Consoles

Two Additional Heroes and Eight Extra Levels Crank Up the Chaos in “88 Heroes: H8 Mode Activate!”

LOS ANGELES, CA – October 20, 2017 – Rising Star Games announced today that the final pack of downloadable content for 88 Heroes is now available on PC, PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, and Xbox One. The DLC pack, 88 Heroes: H8 Mode Activate!, is comprised of two additional heroes and eight extra levels presented in a dastardly and barbarically hard difficulty setting called “H8 Mode.” The DLC pack is available today in the USA and European territories with a suggested retail price of just $2.49/€1.99/£1.99*. read more

88 Heroes – 98 Heroes Edition Available Now on Nintendo Switch

The Acclaimed Action Platform Game Available Worldwide Today – Includes all DLC Past, Present and Future

LOS ANGELES, CA – October 10, 2017 – Rising Star Games, in partnership with developer Bitmap Bureau, announced today that the action platform game 88 Heroes – 98 Heroes Edition is now available worldwide as a physical retail release for Nintendo Switch. This “complete” edition of the acclaimed game features all of the frantic, fast-paced and funny action of the original release, plus the DLC pack ‘RSG Champions’ previously available on other formats, as well as the forthcoming DLC pack ‘H8 Mode Activate.’ 88 Heroes-98 Heroes Edition is available in retailers worldwide and will be available for digital release in Europe and North America on October 12. read more

VALNIR ROK Viking Survival Online RPG Launching on Steam Sept. 26

Take Part in a Viking Saga Filled with Savage Beasts, Fierce Rival Warrior Clans, and High Adventure

COLOGNE, GERMANY – Independent game developer Encurio GmbH announced that Valnir Rok, an epic online Viking role-playing adventure, will be launching into Steam Early Access on September 26. Set on a mystical Nordic island, players will discover the harsh, dangerous life of a Viking clansman where vicious beasts roam, forgotten gods lay waiting, and great warrior clans can be joined or conquered. Learn the skills to survive, discover recipes and formulas to create new weapons and gear, and build a thriving village to increase clan strength and notoriety. read more

Vivox Gives PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS a Clear Way to Communicate

Vivox’s Proprietary 3D Positional Audio Technology Enables New Types of Player Interactions in the Runaway PC Hit

BOSTON, MA – To increase immersion and enable tactical cooperation for gamers in PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG), Bluehole, Inc., selected the proven capabilities of Vivox to power in-game voice communications. Utilizing Vivox’s proprietary 3D positional technology, PUBG players are able to interact and hear other competitors as if they were next to them, allowing them to meet rivals, forge alliances and hunt each other – all vital tools in the high stakes arena of Battle Royale. Vivox voice chat gives players a much more realistic combat experience that expands the game’s possibilities and increases the strategies that players can use against one another. read more

ARK: Survival Evolved Review for PC

One of the most important things that any game developer can do is generate hype over their products. Depending on the project, this can be a relatively difficult thing to do. Studio Wildcard’s Ark: Survival Evolved is one of the few examples of a title which generates its own hype based on concept alone: it is a dinosaur themed open-world survival game, built upon the idea of taming one’s own dinosaurs. For many players, this childhood wish fulfillment might be enough of a sell by itself. When you combine this premise with over two years or pre-release early access, the amount of hype and expectations can only grow so much more. Now the questions become focused on how Ark: Survival Evolved meets those lofty hopes and expectations. read more

88 Heroes – 98 Heroes Edition Heading Soon to Nintendo Switch

Boxed and Digital Release Features Ten Extra Playable Heroes and ‘H8 Mode’ Featuring Eight of the Toughest Levels Yet

LOS ANGELES, CA – September 6, 2017 – Rising Star Games, in partnership with developer Bitmap Bureau, announced today that the action platform game 88 Heroes is scheduled for release on Nintendo Switch early October, in a “complete” version called 88 Heroes – 98 Heroes Edition. The Nintendo Switch edition of the acclaimed game features all of the frantic fast-paced and funny action of the original release, plus the DLC pack ‘RSG Champions’ previously available on other formats, as well as the forthcoming DLC pack, ‘H8 Mode Activate.’ read more