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Style Savvy: Styling Star launches for Nintendo 3DS on Dec. 25

Style Savvy: Styling Star launches for Nintendo 3DS on Dec. 25 The newest game in the Style Savvy series is coming exclusively to Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems this holiday season. In the Style Savvy: Styling Star game, you can manage a boutique, plan makeovers and help your clients become singing superstars. The much-loved Style Savvy series puts you in the role of a budding fashion mogul. By running your own …

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Star Citizen’s new video roundup features promo ships, alien language & new engine tech

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Star Citizen continues to be one of the largest, strangest anomalies in the history of videogames. During a time where few publishers believed ‘space games’ were even viable, this game became a crowdfunded juggernaut, roping in a budget comparable to the biggest AAA games ever made. Few games have whole conventions dedicated to them. Fewer still have them before even reaching beta stages of development. Still, Citizencon is a thing, …

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Following Star Wars Game’s Reboot, EA Denies Single-Player Is To Blame

EA recently announced the closure of Dead Space developer Visceral Games and the revamping of its single-player Star Wars game. Based on the wording of the announcement, it sounded as if its lack of multiplayer (or games-as-a-service hooks) was to blame, as EA said, “In its current form, it was shaping up to be a story-based, linear adventure game … It has become clear that to deliver an experience that players will want to come …

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Visceral’s Star Wars game was to be a gritty heist story with multiple protagonists

EA shut down Visceral less than two weeks ago, leading to tons of speculation around the publisher’s mandates and whether there would be a future for single-player games there – or in the industry as a whole. But according to a massive new report from Kotaku’s Jason Schreier built from interviews with anonymous former employees, Visceral’s Star Wars project may have been doomed from the beginning. Console yourself with the best Star Wars games on …

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How Star Fox 2 Made It Into The Super Nintendo Classic Edition

By Alistair Wong . October 22, 2017 . 11:30am To mark the release of the Super Nintendo Classic Edition, Famitsu recently ran a series of interviews about the production of the console with the Kazuhiro Maruyama from Hardware development department, Takao Shimizu from the Planning and development department, and Kazuyoshi Nishi from the Business department. One of the topics discussed was why Star Fox 2 made it into the selection of games after the cancelled …

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Nintendo Switch Games News: Super Mario Odyssey review, Star Wars Battlefront 2, DOOM

NINTENDO Nintendo Switch Games News: Super Mario Odyssey review and a Star Wars Battlefront 2 port? Nintendo’s biggest game of the year has been doing incredibly well as far as reviews go. And the embargo for the impressions hasn’t even actually gone live yet! This week has seen two impressive reviews leaked from esteemed publications EDGE and Famitsu. The first score for the game actually leaked from the notoriously hard-going EDGE magazine. The publication …

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Classic ’90s space strategy games Star Control 1 & 2 land on Steam

The wait for Star Control: Origins, the revival of the 25-year old space strategy series, is a good chance to go back and play through the originals. Star Control 1 & 2 have been on GOG for a while and this week they also landed on Steam, bundled as Star Control: The Ur-Quan Masters. The second in particular is considered a classic with fantastic writing, plenty of role-playing and real-time space combat. However, you’d be …

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2009 sci-fi JRPG Star Ocean: The Last Hope finally hits PC next month, remastered in 4k

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube The dark ages of PC gaming are over, it seems. The long era of platforms divided, of games locked forever to crumbling hardware seems to be fading into obscurity, with only a handful of exclusives left to any given system now. The latest game to make the leap to modern multi-platform status is Star Ocean: The Last Hope. Originally released in 2009, now re-releasing in remastered format next month, November …

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DOS classics Star Control 1 & 2 hit Steam, but you might want to try this HD fan-remaster

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube It’s hard to believe that Star Control is regular gaming news again, but here we are. Not only is the series returning twice over with Stardock’s Star Control Origins providing a prequel, but original developers Toys For Bob have resurfaced to produce an as-yet-unnamed direct sequel to Star Control 2. We don’t talk about Star Control 3. In order to help people get up to speed, Stardock has re-released the …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2’s campaign will be “5-7 hours” long

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Star Wars Battlefront II’s campaign length has been revealed. An interview with Motive’s studio producer says the game aims to offer a very focused Star Wars experience. Here’s our Star Wars Battlefront 2 heroes guide. In an interview with Press-Start, David Robillard says the campaign will run for between five and seven hours. Robillard says “we thought that around 5-7, maybe 8 hours is probably a good amount of time…we …

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The Star Control: Origins Super-Melee beta will let you build your own fleets

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube It’s been more than 20 years since the last Star Control release, and just over a year days since Stardock officially announced the Star Control: Origins follow-up. Now it’s inching closer to reality with proper pre-orders and some details on the beta due to drop next month. For more intergalactic adventures, check out the best space games on PC. You’ve been able to buy in on the new Star Control …

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Restaurant opens inside Peoria Heights gaming lounge – News – Journal Star

Thomas Bruch Journal Star entertainment reporter @thomasbruch PEORIA HEIGHTS — The kitchen in the defunct Kaydee Kats restaurant sat unused for almost nine months as the former Peoria Heights eatery morphed into a video gaming lounge this year. But a mother and daughter duo decided to revive the kitchen last month and have started offering homemade food inside KDs Lucky 7 Lounge, located at 4109 N. Prospect Road. They’re calling it Jill & Tina’s …

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Geek Deals: Pre-Order PS4 Pro Star Wars Battlefront II Bundle

Excited to play Battlefront II? Ready to make the jump to the PS4 Pro? Well, you’ll definitely want to jump on this pre-order bundle on Amazon, and get it as soon as it’s released. • Pre-Order PS4 Pro Star Wars Battlefront II Bundle for $449.99 The PS4 Pro features a 1TB hard drive, a significant jump in memory bandwidth, a faster CPU, and a superior graphics card. It’s an improvement on the original PS4 is …

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EA is closing Visceral Games, changes direction of studio’s Star Wars game

Update: An internal email obtained by Kotaku indicates that Amy Hennig is off the project.  “A development team from across Worldwide Studios will take over development of Ragtag, led by the EA Vancouver team that has already been working on the project,” the email says. “Steve Anthony will lead this team, and we will use much of the work that has been done to date by Visceral—the assets of Ragtag that have already been built …

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EA have shut down Visceral Games, and will reboot their Star Wars title

EA have shut down Visceral Games. The studio had most recently been responsible for Battlefield Hardline, and was perhaps best known for creating Dead Space. Visceral Games had been working on an untitled Star Wars game with Amy Hennig, formerly the creative director of the Uncharted franchise. According to EA’s official statement, this game is moving to the hands of a team from “across EA Worldwide Studios,” led by a core group from EA Vancouver. …

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