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PSVR Patent Talks About Increasing Players' Awareness of Surrounding

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published another Sony virtual reality patent last week, which pertains to technology that will enable players wearing VR headsets to become more aware of their surroundings.

Fist of the North Star Is Getting A New Smartphone Game, Fist of the North Star: Legends ReVIVE

Sega announced a brand-new smartphone game based on the Fist of the North Star series, titled Fist of the North Star: Legends ReVIVE and it is currently up for closed beta applications on iOS and Android.

This Week In Imports: Team Sonic Races Against Resident Evil Ports

The star this week is Team Sonic Racing, the latest game in the Sumo Digital-developed racing spinoffs. This time, Sonic and his friends are going ahead without their Sega allies for a team-based racing game where all three team members must work together in order to score a high average placement, via various new techniques.

Nippon Ichi Software Reportedly In Financial Hot Water With Employees Unable To Be Paid

News has come from various Japanese news outlets that Nippon Ichi Software, the studio behind the Disgaea series and other titles like Destiny Connect, Yomawari, and more, is in financial trouble and allegedly need funding to pay employees. [Thanks, Gamebiz.jp!]

Have You Played… Frostpunk?

Frostpunk is a very pretty game about trying to build the last city on Earth after an icy global catastrophe. I, like many others, spent about 25% of my time giving orders to build and gather and research, and the other 75% of my time zooming in as far as the camera allowed to watch my miniature hooded citizens trudging through the snow, or clustered morosely about the central generator.

Roadwarden is an upcoming wilderness exploration interactive fiction, with a demo out now

There’s so much appeal to just wandering about in games, which is perhaps what first drew me to Roadwarden. The game’s named for the job title of its protagonist, one of the few people who explore the wilderness in its setting. “They deliver messages, assist merchants, burn human corpses, and, if possible, get rid of beasts and highwaymen,” says the opening description. And there’s a demo available now, so you can see if this is the right career path for you.

Get unlost in Sumatra: Fate Of Yandi

Think you’ve had a rough week at work? Spare a thought for the protagonist of recently released point and click game Sumatra: Fate Of Yandi. You wouldn’t want to be in a game where the title ominously promises to spell out your fate, particularly if it’s premised on being swept away by a landslide and needing to find your way back home through a jungle with little but your wits and whatever you can find around you. Here’s a trailer, showing off the lovely if inhospitable scenery of the area.

Dota 2’s paid “avoid player” possibility is a part of a sample of builders sidelining anti-abuse options

Dota 2‘s International 2019 Battle Pass has plenty of issues. As Matt wrote earlier this month, alongside a waterfall of cosmetics and a special mode, the pass will unlock an in-game assistant that seems to give owners an advantage over those who haven’t forked over at least £7.50/$10. But (as reported by The Verge) the pass is paywalling another key feature – the ability to avoid players.

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Oxygen Not Included launch delayed till July, Klei ensuring it is properly polished

Klei Entertainment have decided to delayed the full release of Oxygen Not Included, with it moving to July.

Fist of the North Star Is Getting A New Smartphone Game, Fist of the North Star: Legends ReVIVE

Sega announced a brand-new smartphone game based on the Fist of the North Star series, titled Fist of the North Star: Legends ReVIVE and it is currently up for closed beta applications on iOS and Android.

We’ll get a Cyberpunk 2077 release date at E3, according to rumour

Someone who claims to have insider knowledge of what’s happening at Microsoft’s E3 showcase this year says that CD Projekt Red plans to reveal the Cyberpunk 2077 release date during the show, and unveil a new trailer.

Have You Played… Frostpunk?

Frostpunk is a very pretty game about trying to build the last city on Earth after an icy global catastrophe. I, like many others, spent about 25% of my time giving orders to build and gather and research, and the other 75% of my time zooming in as far as the camera allowed to watch my miniature hooded citizens trudging through the snow, or clustered morosely about the central generator.

Video: Check Out The Character Types Spotlight For Team Sonic Racing

Team Sonic Racing allows you to choose between three player types — Speed, Technique and Power. You can learn the advantages and weaknesses of each type in the latest trailer for the upcoming racing game, which you can check out in the embedded video below. Team Sonic Racing is set to launch this coming Tuesday, May 21, across multiple platforms, including Nintendo Switch.