A Malaysian-made game is releasing on Steam later today. “Vertical Drop Heroes HD”, a “procedural platformer RPG hybrid with roguelike elements”, is developed by one-man developer Nerdook Productions Sdn Bhd. Many gamers would be familiar with the Nerdook, who is famous with his simple yet highly addictive Flash-based games.
MSI Malaysia has announced that it will be hosting the MSI Gaming Fair. The event, which will take place at Low Yat Plaza’s concourse level, starts on Monday 28 July to 3 August 2014. The week event will feature MSI’s latest gaming notebook lineup, providing hands-on demo of the notebooks including the latest MSI GS60 Ghost.
Mechanical keyboards is one of the most revered equipment among PC gamers throughout the world and naturally, Cooler Master has quite a number of them within its gaming product portfolio. Among the latest in the line up is the Quick Fire Rapid-i gaming keyboard which has just landed in Malaysia and is now available for pre-order at Storekini.
Having played in the Magic 2015 pre-release to mark my return to the game, I decided to start looking for alternative ways of playing the game. Particularly ways that are less competitive or formats that are not found in Duels of the Planeswalkers. Magic the Gathering is full of alternative formats, completely due to the sheer number of people who get bored playing standard competitive Magic and want something new.
Japanese manufacturer of Transformers toys, Takara Tomy, has revealed a new version of Optimus Prime to be released in 2015. This particular Transformers-console crossover is not the first to be announced by the toy company as fans are still waiting on the arrival of the Sega Megadrive Megatron.
Halo’s live-action series has finally been previewed at San Diego Comic Con. The show, which is being produced by the soon-to-be defunct Xbox Entertainment Studio, is set to make its debut in November on the Xbox. Set in between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, the series will follow the exploits of Jameson Locke and his team as they investigate terrorist activity in a distant colony. Yes, there was a distinct lack of Master Chief mentions in the preview.
Naughty Dog’s mega-hit The Last Of Us is receiving a HD upgrade for the PlayStation 4 some time next week. To celebrate this, the developer is putting on a live show featuring the voices actors behind the game. The one-night only show is being held in Santa Monica, California; but more importantly it is being streamed live over Twitch and Youtube.
Electronic Arts has announced that the upcoming Battlefield Hardline has been delayed until 2015. This leaves 2014 without a new Battlefield title, in contrast with the fears that EA was attempting to turn the franchise into one with an annual release schedule. The reason for this appears to be due to user feedback from the recently concluded closed beta test.
Team ARETE brought home its first World of Tanks tournament win with prize money of US$60,000, as well as the title of being the best team after winning all their matches in the first season of the Wargaming.net League APAC (WGL APAC). Multinational Team Efficiency took second place, earning US$20,000 in the process.
According to previous rumours, NVIDIA is apparently planning to release a follow up to its Shield Portable handheld gaming machine that the company first introduced to the world at CES 2013. Instead of adopting the gamepad design that made Shield Portable known throughout the world, the new product will come in the form of a tablet.
Well, looks like the rumours is true after as the company has officially unveiled the brand new NVIDIA Shield Tablet last night.
Gameloft’s upcoming mobile shooter Modern Combat 5 is not due out until 24 July. As part of the campaign to build hype, the developer held a contest for individuals to win an advance copy of the game. It did not expect the winner to crack the game and share it over torrent websites.
The main event of The International Dota 2 Championship 2014 ended with Chinese team NewBee securing a 3 – 1 win over compatriots ViCi Gaming. NewBee’s aggressive strategy during the main event paid off greatly as they managed to dismantle the opposition with less effort after each round; a feat that cumulated in a 15 minute romp to victory.