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Unsolved Mysteries Official Trailer Released

June 23, 2020 – The iconic series UNSOLVED MYSTERIES is back! Fusing signature elements from the original series with contemporary immersive, character-driven storytelling, the 12 new episodes are rooted in the experiences of ordinary people who have lived the unthinkable — from the trauma of a loved one’s unexplained disappearance or horrific death, to the shock of a bizarre paranormal encounter. Alongside detectives and journalists, family members offer clues, present theories, and identify suspects, hoping one viewer holds the key to solving the mystery. From the creators of the original docuseries, Cosgrove/Meurer Productions, and 21 Laps Entertainment, the producers of Stranger Things.

The first six episodes of UNSOLVED MYSTERIES release globally on Netflix JULY 1, 2020!

The Innsmouth Case Launch Trailer

WIESBADEN, GERMANY (JUNE 23, 2020) — Publisher Assemble Entertainment and developer Robot Pumpkin Games today announced the launch of The Innsmouth Case, a scary-comedy-text-adventure game set in the mysterious and foreboding Lovecraft universe. Currently available on PC, Mac, iOS, and Android, The Innsmouth Case takes players on a truly harrowing, humorous, and fantastical journey where nothing is what it seems. It’s a game of cat-and-mouse with sinister forces in the tenebrous town of Innsmouth, a place packed to the gills with nameless horrors, and it’s your job to stay alert, stay safe, and solve the case of the missing girl.

“The long road to Innsmouth has been a fun one, to say the least,” said Assemble Entertainment CEO Stefan Marcinek. “The Innsmouth Case is full of surprises, offbeat humor, and enthralling mystery — a perfect addition to the Assemble Entertainment roster. We’re thrilled to give players this unique Lovecraftian gameplay experience!”

Watch The Innsmouth Case launch trailer here:

To solve the enigmatic disappearance of little Tabitha Marsh, the most clever detective is not only wanted but desperately needed. Unfortunately, that particular detective is busy, so the case goes to you! Pack your belongings and prepare to head to the remote fishing village of Innsmouth, as The Innsmouth Case awaits!

Features of The Innsmouth Case Include:

  • Become one with the Lovecraftian world around you, as each and every decision you make has a permanent effect on the ongoing story
  • The “interactive book” styled gameplay captivates with its perfect blend of offbeat humor and classic horror
  • Your fate is entirely in your hands; a total of 27 possible endings are to be discovered. Are you saving the day or are your days in Innsmouth, and the world, numbered?
  • Explore 21st century Innsmouth, talk to more than 20 animated characters and solve the mystery of the disappearance of Tabitha Marsh

The Innsmouth Case features a mix of horror and humor, making it the first scary-comedy-text-adventure of its kind. A game in which every decision counts, and there is far more than one way to successfully solve the case…or fail miserably.

Global Mobilization – Cold War Germany Update Trailer

PRAGUE, Czech Republic – June 23, 2020 — Third-party Arma 3 developer Vertexmacht is thrilled to announce the release of the major 1.2 content update for their Arma 3 Creator DLC: Global Mobilization – Cold War Germany. On top of various improvements and fixes, this update introduces a wide range of brand-new content to the DLC for free, including 3 helicopters (+ 15 variants), 2 airplanes (+ 2 variants), 1 ground vehicle (+ 2 variants), 4 weapons (+ 3 variants), various clothing and gear, and more.

New content overview:

  • PAH-1 anti-tank helicopter with unarmed VBH-1 variant
  • CH-53G heavy transport helicopter
  • Do 28 D-2 STOL aircraft
  • Mi-2 attack helicopter with many variants (Mi-2T, Mi-2URP-G, Mi-2 Platan, Mi-2Ch)
  • L-410 UVP transport airplane
  • Civilian variants of VBH-1 and Mi-2
  • New weapons (SG5A2, SG5A3, SG5SD2, SG5SD3, FIM-43 Redeye, 9K32M Strela-2, MN-111 Air-Droppable mine)
  • New gear such as vests and hats
  • New ground vehicles (SpPz 2A1, SpPz 2A2, 0.5t truck with MG3)
  • New MG3 anti-air tripod

The update will download and install automatically on Steam for all owners of the Global Mobilization DLC. If you want to know more about all of the update’s new assets, be sure to read through Vertexmacht’s recent OPREP devblog post. The entire changelog for update 1.2 is available on the Bohemia forums.

Creator DLC is a new label for original new Arma 3 projects made by third-party developers and published by Bohemia Interactive. It enables external talent to earn a financial reward for their work, while players get to enjoy more new quality content. Global Mobilization – Cold War Germany is the first Creator DLC project to have been published so far, and additional Creator DLC projects are expected to be released in the future. Find out more about this initiative at https://arma3.com/dlc/creator.

Star Wars Episode l: Racer Out for Nintendo Switch and PS4

AUSTIN, Texas, June 23, 2020 – Calling all podracers! Aspyr announced today that Star Wars Episode l: Racer is now available for digital purchase on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 for $14.99. The classic Nintendo 64 racing game, based on the podracing sequence in Star Wars™: The Phantom Menace™, is back with modernized controls.

Now this is podracing! Check out the new Star Wars Episode l: Racer launch trailer.

“Get ready to start your engines because one of the galaxy’s most dangerous races is on with the launch of Star Wars Episode l: Racer,” said Elizabeth Howard, vice president of publishing at Aspyr. “Now on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 for the first time, we can’t wait to see fans reactions as they experience this Nintendo 64 classic on modern platforms.”

About Star Wars Episode l: Racer

  • It’s a race unlike any other! Star Wars Episode l: Racer lets players take control of a podracer, speeding through flaming methane lakes, Tusken Raider assaults, anti-gravity tunnels, and much more in a pulse-pounding, do-or-die fight to the finish line.
  • 25 playable racers including Anakin Skywalker, Sebulba, and Ratts Tyerell
  • Race tracks spanning eight unique planets including Tatooine, Baroonda, and Malastare
  • Players can work with pit droids to upgrade their podracer for higher top speeds and acceleration
  • Discover short-cuts and secrets to master lap times
  • Play single-player campaigns or multiplayer via split-screen

Sign up for the latest news via aspyr.com/StarWars.

Marvel’s Avengers Announced for PS5 and Xbox Series X

Los Angeles, CA (June 22, 2020) – SQUARE ENIX® announced today that Marvel’s Avengers will be available on PlayStation®5 computer entertainment system and Xbox Series X when the consoles launch in Holiday 2020. Players who own the current-gen version of the game will be able to upgrade to the next-gen version at no additional cost, regardless if players are moving from PlayStation®4 to PlayStation®5 or Xbox One to Xbox Series X. Those moving their saves to next-gen will transfer their player profiles and progression so they can pick up right where they left off. In addition, cross-gen play will be supported so PS5™ players will be able to play with their friends on PS4™ and Xbox Series X players will be connected with their friends on Xbox One.

Featuring extremely fast load times, boosted resolution and fidelity, improved texturing and armor destruction, ray tracing, and more – Marvel’s Avengers will look and play great on next-gen systems. The PlayStation®5 experience will be seamless and dynamic, fully utilizing the ultra-high speed SSD, the PS5 DualSense advanced haptics, and immersive spatial audio. To fully customize their visual experience, PS5 will also provide players with their choice of Enhanced Graphics Mode or High Framerate mode.

We’ll have more details to share on Xbox Series X, Stadia, and PC specific features at a later time.

Those looking to learn more about Marvel’s Avengers on the PS5 can visit the PlayStation Blog where Gary Snethen, Crystal Dynamics Chief Technology Officer, details what players can expect from Marvel’s Avengers.

For more information on the game, co-op, and brand new gameplay content, be sure to tune into the Marvel’s Avengers War Table digital stream on June 24 at 10:00am PDT. The stream can be viewed from the PlayAvengers.com channel.

Marvel’s Avengers will release simultaneously for the PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One, Stadia, and PC on September 4, 2020. The game is currently rated RP, rating pending by the ESRB.

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Secret Government Early Access Launch Trailer

Prague, Czech Republic – 22nd June, 2020 – Today marks the birth of a secret order that influences world changing events, shapes society to its own images and pulls strings from the shadows. Grand strategy – Secret Government just entered Steam Early Access for 19.99 USD/EUR with 10% launch discount! The full launch is planned for later this year with the Early Access being an important tool for the developer GameTrek to gather valuable feedback from the community and work hand in hand with them to deliver the ultimate illuminati simulator.

Watch the Early Access launch trailer here:

Taking place from the 17th century to the modern days, Secret Government tasks you with leading a secret organization as you spread your influence across the globe, rewriting key historical events and deciding the fate of humankind. Manage your resources as you manipulate the actions of the world’s leaders. From strategically planting your agents in vulnerable regions, to infiltrating powerful institutions of authority, anyone can be your pawn as you exploit their resources and seize control over key decision-makers.

The Early Access version places you in the Glorious Revolution in England where you will face a hostile secret organization whose methods are similar to yours, but their goals are completely different. Act carefully not to raise the awareness of your clout in the country or otherwise you will be exposed and lose the level of influence already gained.

Key Features:

  • Rewrite History – From the 17th century to the present day, the War of Independence to the French and Napoleonic Wars, each mission will drop players into major global conflicts, tasking them with manipulating the outcome to serve the Brotherhood’s ambitions.
  • Play Your Pawns – The world’s most powerful figures – from national rulers to military superpowers – are but mere pawns to you. Learn to manipulate their complex AI machinations as you leverage their unique abilities to shape the world to your needs.
  • Indirect Influence – Why should you have to do the heavy lifting of executing your diplomatic, economic, and militaristic ambitions? Plant your own agents and indirectly coerce others to do your bidding with over 50 types of actions intended to upend the world’s balance in your favor while keeping your hands clean.
  • Manipulate a Living World – From ideologies to social classes, taxes to civil unrest, the world of Secret Government is comprised of countless interconnected sociopolitical systems that effectively simulate a believable and reactionary world. While world leaders strive to maintain the status quo, how will you destabilize the system and trigger worldwide change?
  • You’re Not Alone in the Shadows – Facing down a hostile secret organization that isn’t afraid to manipulate their way into the history books, make every action and choice count in order to outthink the competition and maintain your hard-earned secrecy and level of infiltration in the shadows.

Developed by GameTrek and published by 1C Entertainment, Secret Government slips its way out of the shadows and onto Steam Early Access today.

Cobrai Kai Moves to Netflix

June 22, 2020 – 36 years to the day after it first premiered, The Karate Kid inspires a new generation as Cobra Kai’s first two seasons come to Netflix, with a third on the way

  • Netflix today announced it is the new home to Cobra Kai, the series continuation of the iconic The Karate Kid film franchise from Sony Pictures Television. The film’s stars, Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprise their star-making roles in the series along with Martin Kove as sensei John Kreese.
  • Under the terms of the deal, the first two seasons of Sony Pictures Television’s
  • Cobra Kai will premiere on Netflix this year, with an all-new third season to follow.

Cobra Kai takes place 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, where a now successful Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) struggles to maintain balance in his life without the guidance of Mr. Miyagi, and must face his previous adversary, down-and-out Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka), who seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo.

The acclaimed and much-talked-about Cobra Kai was named 2018’s Best Drama by Rotten Tomatoes, earning a rare 100% Fresh rating for its first season. It has received two Emmy nominations.

Cobra Kai is written and executive produced by Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg via their production company, Counterbalance Entertainment. Heald is the writer behind the cult classic Hot Tub Time Machine franchise, while Hurwitz & Schlossberg created the successful Harold & Kumar film series, wrote and directed the global box office success American Reunion, and produced 2018’s hit comedy Blockers. Together, the trio conceived of this new Karate Kid storyline that picks-up decades after the original film ends. James Lassiter and Caleeb Pinkett executive produce for Overbrook Entertainment along with Susan Ekins in association with Sony Pictures Television, with Macchio and Zabka serving as co-executive producers.

Executive Producers Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg: “Making Cobra Kai has been a dream come true for us since day one. We are thankful for the tireless dedication of Jeff Frost, Chris Parnell, Jason Clodfelter, Karen Tatevosian, and all our partners at Sony for finding us a new home where we can not only continue the series, but also explore opportunities to further expand The Karate Kid universe. We are beyond excited to join our new partners at Netflix and look forward to the show reaching the massive global audience who loves this franchise as much as we do.”

Brian Wright, Vice President, Original Series, Netflix: “The appeal of The Karate Kid saga is timeless, and Cobra Kai picks up right where it left off without missing a beat. The rivalry between Daniel and Johnny is one for the ages, and the show has a ton of heart and is a lot of fun. We can’t wait to introduce a new generation of fans to Cobra Kai and are thrilled to be its new home around the world.”

Jeff Frost, President of Sony Pictures Television: “We are so proud of Cobra Kai and are overwhelmed by the massive fan response to the series. Josh, Jon, Hayden, Ralph, William and the entire cast have done such a brilliant job with this sensational series and the huge audience reaction and sentiment for it is a testament to that. We are very thankful to our partners at Netflix and couldn’t be more elated that they have become the new home for this epic saga.”

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 Announced

WARSAW, Poland (June 22, 2020) — CI Games is proud to announce Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 will release Fall 2020. In the first Contracts, the CI team delivered a well-received experience built upon a new gameplay system that placed players in open-ended sandboxes designed to be a sniper’s paradise.

Building on this success, Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 will be set in modern-day with more game details being revealed in the coming months.

For more information about the Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2, head to the official website, follow the team on Facebook or join the conversation on Twitter.

Thrustmaster Unveils TCA Civil Aviation Peripherals

Rennes, June 18, 2020 — Now cleared for takeoff with its brand-new range of civil aviation flight sim accessories, Thrustmaster is thrilled to be getting its new partnership with Airbus off to a flying start by launching four exciting new officially-licensed products compatible with PC (Windows® 10, 8)*, in addition to its eagerly-awaited TM Flying Clamp, to mark the occasion. It’s also the perfect way to celebrate Thrustmaster’s milestone of thirty years in the business: the manufacturer has honed its skills and developed a unique level of know-how in the world of flight simulation, cementing its reputation as one of the global leaders in this high-tech sector.

The TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition, the first flagship product launched in the Thrustmaster Civil Aviation range, is a remarkably well-rounded PC joystick.

Designed for flawless integration in civil aviation games including X-Plane 11 and Microsoft Flight Simulator, this ergonomic replica Airbus sidestick is a versatile ally for virtual pilots in all types of flight simulation.

Featuring multiple remappable action buttons, a modular design and a wide range of powerful new features, amazing flight adventures — from space simulation to air combat — are now accessible to all users at an affordable price point.

INSPIRED BY THE REAL AIRBUS SIDESTICK

The TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition is an ergonomic replica of the Airbus sidestick (A320/A320neo type, 1:1 scale) featuring 12 remappable action buttons offering a multitude of possibilities, plus a built-in throttle axis including a unique feature found on airliners.

MODULAR DESIGN

The design of the joystick’s head is both versatile and modular, thanks to its swappable button modules. You can easily adjust the sidestick’s configuration before each takeoff, for the best fit: captain, co-pilot, or with the sidestick in the central position for solo flight.

BUILT-IN THRUST REVERSER

The throttle built into the base of the joystick includes a thrust reverser function, a unique feature on airliners. This is a major advantage in terms of helping you master related maneuvers, and ensures that your landings are always perfectly controlled.

LOCKABLE TWIST RUDDER

The rudder (Z-Axis) can be used by rotating the sidestick’s handle, to make flying easier for multitasking pilots, or for a more realistic airliner flight experience.

MAGNETIC TECHNOLOGY

The TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition features Thrustmaster’s celebrated proprietary H.E.A.R.T (HallEffect AccuRate Technology) system, giving it an unlimited lifespan of surgical precision, for even more realistic sensations — thanks to magnetic sensors providing up to 14-bit resolution.

To properly celebrate the launch of its civil aviation product range, Thrustmaster has taken the opportunity to create a fantastic companion device for its new sidestick: the TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition.

The TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition will later be followed by two complementary modules: the TCA Quadrant Add-On Airbus Edition (an additional product, sold separately), replicating the real air brake, flaps, autobrake and parking brake features found on world-famous Airbus airliners including the A320 and A320neo.

ICONIC AIRBUS CONTROLS

The TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition features 8 ergonomic physical action buttons (plus 8 virtual buttons on the thrust levers, for a total of 16), which are replicas of Airbus airliner controls (A320neo type). Feel realistic sensations when using the buttons, detents and other controls — just like a real airline captain.

DUAL THRUST LEVERS

The TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition features two separate thrust levers, inspired by their real counterparts found on Airbus airliners.

For even more realistic use with four-engine aircraft (Airbus A380 type), two throttle quadrants can be linked together!

UNIVERSAL THRUST REVERSER

The TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition features a built-in thrust reverser mechanism, which is fully functional on airliners, light aircraft and transport aircraft.

PILOT ANY TYPE OF AIRCRAFT

The stepped mode is inspired by its counterpart found on Airbus airliners, with iconic detents.

Mechanical selectors let you disable the detents and thrust reversers for flexible piloting of any type of aircraft.

MAGNETIC TECHNOLOGY

The TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition features Thrustmaster’s celebrated proprietary H.E.A.R.T (HallEffect AccuRate Technology) system, giving it an unlimited lifespan of surgical precision, for even more realistic sensations — thanks to magnetic sensors providing up to 16-bit resolution.

The TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition is also compatible with the Thrustmaster TFRP and TPR rudder systems (sold separately), for even more immersive and full-featured flight.

If you are looking for a truly complete experience, allowing you to function as a virtual airline captain, Thrustmaster has got you covered.

For all those who really want to take their piloting experience to the next level in one fell swoop, the TCA Officer Pack Airbus Edition lets you get your hands on both new Thrustmaster TCA products — the sidestick and the throttle quadrant — at the same time.

TCA Officer Pack Airbus Edition key selling points:

1- Ergonomic 1:1 scale replicas: sidestick and throttle quadrant inspired by those found on iconic Airbus airliners, officially licensed by Airbus.
2- Joystick featuring 4 swappable head button modules, 12 remappable buttons, built-in throttle, plus rudder control by rotating the handle (lockable/unlockable).
3- Throttle quadrant featuring 2 navigational axes, with 16 buttons and controls (detents, switches and even a thrust reverser mechanism) for a multitude of possibilities during takeoff, in flight, upon landing and when on the ground.
4- Contactless magnetic sensor technology, with no potentiometers, for an unlimited lifespan and optimal precision.
5- Compatible with the Thrustmaster T.Flight Rudder Pedals (TFRP) and Thrustmaster Pendular Rudder (TPR) rudder systems, as well as with the TM Flying Clamp (all sold separately).
6- Just plug and play: both devices are automatically recognized in the games Microsoft Flight Simulator and X-Plane 11.

The TM Flying Clamp is the cherry on top of this wide-ranging launch.

Long requested by Thrustmaster’s fans for inclusion in its range of products, the TM Flying Clamp will now be joining the brand’s advanced flight sim ecosystem.

Crafted of 100% metal, the TM Flying Clamp is a must-have for gaming sessions without a cockpit, ensuring realistic, safe and comfortable use.

Developed to facilitate enhanced gaming ergonomics for all users, the TM Flying Clamp is a solidly-built solution for use with popular Thrustmaster product ranges (TCA Airbus Edition [Sidestick, Quadrant and Quadrant Add-On], and T.16000M FCS [joystick and throttle]).

This adaptable, non-slip system can be installed and removed quickly, easily and securely. The TM Flying Clamp is an ambidextrous system, and can be used in two different ways — either to the left or to the right of the virtual pilot.

T.A.R.G.E.T: THE ULTIMATE ADVANTAGE

T.A.R.G.E.T (Thrustmaster Advanced pRogramming Graphical EdiTor) is a powerful software suite that lets you test, configure and program Thrustmaster controllers.

With T.A.R.G.E.T you can even merge all of your different compatible Thrustmaster accessories so that they’re recognized as a single USB device, for enhanced modularity and customization of gaming controls.

You’ll love using your entire ecosystem of Thrustmaster flight sim devices in all your favorite games: Microsoft Flight Simulator (upcoming); X-Plane 11; Aerofly FS 2 Flight Simulator; DCS: Digital Combat Simulator; Ace Combat 7; Star Citizen; Elite Dangerous; War Thunder… and many more.

Commercial details regarding Thrustmaster’s new products:

Suggested retail prices:

–      TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition: £64.99 / $69.99 / €69.99

–      TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition: £89.99 / $99.99 / €99.99

–      TCA Quadrant Add-On Airbus Edition: to be confirmed later this year

–      TCA Officer Pack Airbus Edition: £149.99 / $159.99 / €159.99

–      TM Flying Clamp: £54.99 / $69.99 / €59.99

Pre-order dates:

–      TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition: June 18, 2020 PREORDER

–      TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition: June 18, 2020 PREORDER

–      TCA Quadrant Add-On Airbus Edition: to be confirmed later this year

–      TCA Officer Pack Airbus Edition: June 18, 2020 PREORDER

–      TM Flying Clamp: June 18, 2020 PREORDER 

Commercial availability dates:

–      TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition: June 25, 2020

–      TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition: September 24, 2020

–      TCA Quadrant Add-On Airbus Edition: to be confirmed later this year

–      TCA Officer Pack Airbus Edition: September 24, 2020

–      TM Flying Clamp: September 24, 2020

 Be sure to follow Thrustmaster on social media, to stay up to date with all of the brand’s latest gaming news:

https://www.facebook.com/ThrustmasterOfficial

https://www.instagram.com/tmthrustmaster/

https://twitter.com/TMThrustmaster

Timelie Review

Urnique Studio and Milk Bottle Studio have released their new time-manipulating puzzle/strategy title Timelie and we recently finished up our playthrough via Steam on the PC platform. Timelie puts you in control of a young blonde girl and a tabby cat as they try to escape from a surreal lab-like environment populated by hunter robots. At the beginning of the game, the young heroine wakes up in a strange room all by herself. As the first several levels of the game go by, you will learn that she has several time-altering abilities. She can not only reverse time on objects that are destroyed (such as walkways) but she can also reverse time overall, allowing you to plan your movement through each map to avoid being seen by those aforementioned hunter robots.

Once her little kitty friend arrives, things go into high gear, with players having to manage the safety and actions of both of them! Making things more challenging is that the player needs to use both of the characters to complete some levels as certain openings are only large enough for the cat to navigate. Thankfully, the hunter robots each have a field of view cone that will dictate where they are scanning. As long as your characters stay out of that cone, they will not attack them.

As far as its story goes, Timelie is rather cryptic, leaving much for the player to decipher and put together. I have several theories about the game – but there is definitely an influence from Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Physically, she is quiet the depiction of the character and there is a lot of influence from Carroll’s epic – from larger-than-life chess pieces to a little tabby cat who shares in the adventure in time-bending strategy.

Visually, Timelie is a passable game that features a very atmospheric, if not somewhat generic level design. It will not be winning any next-gen graphics awards but that is not necessary for this type of game. Levels and objects are very polyhedral but that’s just part of the game’s art style. Timelie doesn’t feature any voice actors to speak of, but does feature a moody score that fits the game nicely.

Overall, Timelie is a challenging and rewarding puzzle game with intriguing gameplay and story. The game is available now on Steam on for the very reasonable price of $18.99 – or – $24.28 with a downloadable soundtrack. At around four hours of length, the game keeps things interesting while not wearing out its welcome.