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Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous’ Second Beta Launches May 5

Owlcat Games has announced that the second beta for its classic isometric CRPG, Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, will be available to backers who contributed to the title’s Kickstarter or Slacker Backer campaigns in the relevant tiers on May 5 via Steam. Fans who had access to the game’s first beta may simply update their file to participate in the second beta. This last playable version of the game before launch will comprise all content included in the first beta and new content like Crusade gameplay, never-before-seen side quests, a talking weapon companion, the in-game’s final UI design, and more. Further details will be shared when Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous’ second beta launches.

Based on Paizo’s famous tabletop RPG and the adventure path of the same name, Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is the follow-up to the highly successful Pathfinder: Kingmaker. The game will expand the property’s universe and immerse players in an exhilarating crusade between mortals and demons. Fans will have the opportunity to steer the conflict and choose from one of nine different Mythic Paths, each with its own unique influence on warfare.

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous will launch for PC via Steam, GOG, and the Epic Games Store this summer. Fans may wishlist the game on their preferred platform today or pre-order at owlcatgames.com.

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground Launches May 27

Focus Home Interactive and developer Gasket Games have announced that Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground will release on May 27, 2021, on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

A new trailer also offers the closest look yet at one of the three factions from this action-packed, turn-based strategy adaptation of Games Workshop’s iconic fantasy IP: the Maggotkin of Nurgle. A tide of death that corrupt everything they cross, the Maggotkin create hazardous zones on the battlefield they can use against their enemies.

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground lets you lead one of three highly customizable armies — the eternal Stormcasts, the ghoulish Nighthaunt and the rotting Maggotkin — to glory in rogue-like single-player campaigns or against real players in online PvP. With each new battle, you’ll collect new cards granting new units, skills, weapons and gear to strengthen your armies and let you define your own style of conquest.

Pre-order Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground today on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One to receive a special discount and the “Spoils of War Weapon Pack,” featuring one exclusive weapon for each of the game’s three armies. Visit the official store for more information.

Necromunda: Hired Gun – Enter the Hive Gets a Gameplay Trailer

Focus Home Interactive and Streum On Studio have released a new gameplay trailer for the fast-paced FPS Necromunda: Hired Gun, this time taking you deep into the depths of the city of Necromunda itself. In this gritty underworld, anything goes — for the right price. And as a bounty hunter, you’ll want to get to know the lay of the land, if only to figure out who’s most likely to stab you in the back.

Introduce yourself at Martyr’s End, the hub of all the action in your little corner of Necromunda. Here you’ll meet other scoundrels and stock up on libations and information from the local barmaid. It’s also where you’ll gear up, upgrade your bionic augments, customize your character, get treats for your cyber-mastiff, and decide on your next contract. And then you’re off into the Underhive, hunting targets through a towering metropolis of warring factions, toxic factories, colossal fortresses and other generally inhospitable locations.

Necromunda: Hired Gun launches digitally on June 1 and is available to pre-order now on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. All pre-orders receive the “Hunter’s Bounty” pack, which features unique cosmetics for your knife, stub gun, and outfit. It also includes a new chew toy for your dog, giving your best mate the extra incentive to chase down its targets.

Necromunda: Hired Gun Comes to Playstation, Xbox, and PC in June

Necromunda: Hired Gun

Focus Home Interactive and Streum On Studio have announced a thrilling new FPS based in the Warhammer 40,000 universe: Necromunda: Hired Gun! Set in Games Workshop’s infamous dystopian cityscape of Necromunda, where gangs battle for survival in a nightmare underhive, Necromunda: Hired Gun is expected to launch on June 1, 2021, for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Developed by the passionate indie team of Warhammer 40,000 diehards at Streum On Studio (makers of Space Hulk: Deathwing), Necromunda: Hired Gun is fast-paced and brutal, giving you endless options for engaging your enemies. Wall-run, double-jump, and use your wrist-mounted grappling hook to rush, disarm, and evade enemies. And then there’s the upgrades — everything from your brain to legs and even your pet dog can be enhanced as you earn money from contracts.

Your cyber-mastiff is your only true companion — half-dog, half-robot, and fully ready to strike in exchange for treats. Your canine friend can warn you of enemies and insta-kill them with a bite to the neck, so keep him healthy in return with the best augments money can buy!

Players can pre-order Necromunda: Hired Gun today at a special discount and claim the exclusive “Hunter’s Bounty” pack as a bonus, featuring a new look for your knife, revolver and outfit, plus a unique chew toy for your dog.

Wizards of the Coast today announces Dark Alliance

Dark Alliance

Wizards of the Coast has announced that Dark Alliance, the explosive action roleplaying game that builds upon the rich lore of the Forgotten Realms in Dungeons & Dragons, launches on June 22, 2021 for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One Consoles and Xbox Series X|S.

Developed by Wizards Studio, Tuque Games, and set in the Forgotten Realms, the game features real-time combat and dynamic co-op gameplay, and pits the infamous Drizzt Do’Urden and his legendary companions – Catti-brie, Bruenor, and Wulfgar – against some of the most iconic monsters from the world of Dungeons & Dragons. Frost Giants, Beholders, and White Dragons roam the frozen tundra of Icewind Dale in search of the Crystal Shard— and it’s up to the companions to muster the strength to stop them from claiming and using it to destroy their home.

Starting today, fans can pre-order the Digital Edition for $39.99 online vor the standard edition and retail-exclusive Steelbook edition for $59.99 at select retailers. The Steelbook edition includes a Steelbook case, a printed art book, a downloadable Dungeons & Dragons soundtrack, a Beholder and Lich weapon set, and the forthcoming expansion “Echoes of the Blood War”. Fans can also opt to pre-order the Digital Deluxe Edition for $59.99 that includes the upcoming expansion “Echoes of the Blood War” and the Lich weapon set. All pre-orders – regardless of edition or platform – will receive an exclusive in-game Beholder weapon set at launch.

Wizards of the Coast is making it easy to assemble your party. Players who purchase Dark Alliance on PlayStation 4 will receive a free digital download code so that they can upgrade to the PlayStation 5, and vice versa. Players who preorder on Xbox One Consoles or Xbox Series X|S will only have to buy the game once and receive it on both platforms through Smart Delivery.

Blood Red Skies Digital Edition is Now Live on Kickstarter

DieCast Digital is Kickstarting a digital edition of the Warlord Games tabletop miniature game Blood Red Skies. In it, you command a squadron of Second World War aircraft as they engage in tense tactical aerial engagements with up to 18 aircraft per side.

Playable in single-player against a cunning AI, or head-to-head online, the game features an engaging combination of unit level strategy and action card play. The title faithfully captures the true cut and thrust of WW2 aerial combat.

The Blood Red Skies Digital Edition is available at the £25 (about $36) level. Other pledges include miniatures for the tabletop game including Kickstarter exclusive models.

The campaign ends on March 22 and has a goal of $84,090.

Asmodee Digital games are coming to SquareOne

Asmodee has announced that it has licensed its Asmodee Digital games to SquareOne. SquareOne is a new gaming system that blends board games and video games into one device.

SquareOne launched on Kickstarter in November and went on to eventually raise $219,755 from 380 backers.

It’s currently available on Indiegogo where it has raised an additional $237,773 from 404 backers. Expected to ship in December 2021, you can get the SquareOne Asmodee Edition for $649.

Total War: Warhammer III is Here with a Trailer and is that Cathay!?

Kislev battle a Bloodthirster in the first trailer for Total War: Warhammer III!

The first trailer for the upcoming third installment in the legendary Total War: Warhammer franchise is here, and by Ursun it’s a glorious one. Find out who the mighty Kislevites will be calling to war against the daemonic hordes.

And check out the below video with more information about Kislev and Cathay!

The Dragon Empire of Cathay has long been mentioned in the background of Old World history and, thanks to the Warhammer studio’s work in close partnership with Creative Assembly, fans will be able to get their first real taste of the empire in Total War: Warhammer III at launch.

Play Magic: The Gathering Arena on Android Starting January 28

Magic: The Gathering Arena

Magic: The Gathering Arena is expanding with Android getting early access on January 28. Additional Android devices, tablets, and iOS support is coming later this year.

The app will be accessible for those who mobile Android devices can run it through the Google Play store. The Android early access will include cross-platform support and all card and formats currently available including the upcoming Kaldheim.

Below is the recommended Android specs.

Android Version: 6.0 (Marshmallow)
RAM: 4GB
Graphics API: OpenGL ES 3.0
Texture Compression: ETC2

Required Chipsets

  • Kirin 970 -or-
  • Snapdragon 845 -or-
  • Exynos 9810

You can find a list of some of the supported devices here.

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