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By Gregory Allen III, 4 years ago

Epic Games Announces Fortnite’s Fall Skirmish

This past Monday, Epic Games announced what will be Fortnite‘s next major competitive scene — the Fall Skirmish. Epic Games announced the event very lightly, only tweeting about it on the official Fortnite Twitter account. They have not released specifics on their website at the time of this writing. However, there is a change made with the upcoming Fall...

By Jordan Lucero, 4 years ago

“Unmissable” Ace Attorney Panel at This Year’s Tokyo Game Show

Tokyo Game Show is coming up soon, and Capcom has confirmed that they will be hosting a 40-minute Ace Attorney panel! Last year, a Capcom executive outlined plans in an article for better Switch support, and Ace Attorney was the only franchise specifically mentioned. It is very possible that the TGS panel will feature a...

By Nate Lakritz, 4 years ago

Astroneer’s Crafting Update Goes Live

Upcoming space sandbox Astroneer has just received a complete overhaul of its crafting and progression systems in a massive update. The game will see new raw resources (quartz, clay, graphite, hydrogen, helium, etc.) that can be crafted into synthetic materials (rubber, plastic, diamond, steel, silicone, etc.) in the chemistry lab. Gases must be collected using...

By Nate Lakritz, 4 years ago

Zero Sum Future Preview

Ever dreamed of becoming an intergalactic tycoon and raking in space cash like never before? If so, Zero Sum Future gives you the opportunity to face off against others with the same aspirations. You’ll have to ditch your combat cap for a more diplomatic one and build a corporate empire across planets, keeping an eye...

By Gregory Allen III, 4 years ago

Fortnite Is Having an Exposure Dilemma

Come this September 26th, Fortnite Battle Royale will officially turn one year old. In less than a year, Fortnite has received some of the largest exposure the gaming industry has ever seen, to the point of mainstream media covering stories on the game. However, Fortnite never meant to have a battle royale mode. Due to the massive...

By Jordan Lucero, 4 years ago

Nintendo Direct Slotted for September 6th

UPDATE: Due to a magnitude 6.7 earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan, Nintendo has delayed this week’s Nintendo Direct. Nintendo has tweeted to expect a reannouncement “in the near future”. Stay tuned at Launch Party Gaming for more updates. Grab your popcorn! Nintendo has finally announced the long-awaited September Nintendo Direct. After weeks of speculation, fans were relieved...

By Nate Lakritz, 4 years ago

Old School RuneScape Mobile Release Date Announced

Being able to play RuneScape on mobile devices has always made a lot of sense. The proven MMORPG’s mobile port has been years in the making and will allow players of the game’s “Old School” mode to grind on the go. Old School RuneScape was added to the core game in early 2013, after longtime...

By Jordan Lucero, 4 years ago

Nintendo Releases Wii U Version 5.5.3

The stability gods at Nintendo have struck again with the first Wii U update since July 2017. Don’t worry homebrewers, this update doesn’t affect your hacks. New additions include further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments to the user experience. Exciting, right? Nintendo has also updated some EULAs to better comply with...

By Jordan Lucero, 4 years ago

Sony Japan Has Ended PS2 Support

After 18 years, Sony Japan is ending support and repair services for the PS2. The PS2 has been out of production since 2012, but after-sale services have continued for the best-selling console. Sony says this is happening because of a shortage of parts. PS2 owners were asked to fill out an online form or send...

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