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ESPN Announces EXP: Invitational – Apex Legends at X Games Minneapolis

ESPN has announced EXP: Invitational - an Apex Legends esports tournament that will take place at X Games Minneapolis. The competition will feature twenty squads battling it out over a course of twelve matches. Some teams competing include ...

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Super Mario Maker 2 Dominates Charts According to June NPD Results

June's NPD results have been released and it looks like Nintendo will have reason to celebrate, as Super Mario Maker 2 gets the top spot. Sony manages to keep two of their recent console exclusive in the top ten. GTA V's popular multiplayer...

Tim Willits Announces Departure from id Software

Tim Willits, Studio Director at id Software, has announced his resignation from the company after working there for the past 24 years. Willits was responsible for level design on major id franchises such as DOOM and Quake. More recently, Wi...

Ex-Witcher Developers Reveal New Game, Wanderlust: Travel Stories

Ex-Witcher Developers Reveal New Game

Two former developers of The Witcher are moving on to something different. They've revealed Wanderlust: Travel Stories, an atmospheric adventure game telling the stories of a group of world travelers, illustrated with beautiful original pho...

Total War: Three Kingdoms

Eight Princes Chapter Pack Coming to Total War: Three Kingdoms

The first chapter pack for Total War: The Three Kingdom has been announced. The Eight Princes is a standalone campaign that takes place a generation after the main games conclusion. Return to China and seize power on August 8th with Total W...

Luigi’s Mansion 3 Coming to Switch on Halloween

Trick or treat? Luigi's Mansion 3 has been confirmed to release for the Nintendo Switch on the spookiest day of them all: Halloween! Now the immediate question becomes whether one would be willing to dress up as Luigi to commemorate Luigi's...

Tropico 6

Tropico 6 Gets a Console Release Date

The console version of Tropico 6 has been delayed several times, but we finally have a release date. The game originally released on PC back in March. The popular city management game is coming to PS4 & Xbox One on September 27th. After sev...

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz Is Being Remastered for Modern Platforms

Super Monkey Ball is finally rolling onto modern platforms! With Banana Blitz HD, the beloved Super Monkey Ball franchise is making its debut on Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It will release on all consoles on October 29, while it...

Apex Legends-Style Ping System Announced for Borderlands 3

New features are announced for Borderlands 3 and one of them is related to Apex Legends. Said feature is a ping system holding different options for the player to experiment with. Other features include a new mode, among others. Borderlands...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #62

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. This week we have plenty of news for you to c...

WD: Legion

Ubisoft & HitREcord Want Your Music In Watch Dogs: Legion

Ubisoft & HitREcord are teaming up to give people the opportunity to have their music in Watch Dogs: Legion. Successful contributors will receive payment for their work & the accolade of being in a AAA game. Watch Dogs: Legion releases Mar...

Minecraft's Pokémon Go-style Game Is Entering Closed Beta

Minecraft’s Pokémon Go-style Game Minecraft Earth is Entering Closed Beta

Minecraft is *ahem* crafting their version of Pokémon Go, and they want you to help them make it. For your chance to play an early build of Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality game coming to smart device, keep reading to see further detai...

Swashbuckling RPG Greedfall Gets Release Date & Trailer

Focus Home Interactive & developer Spiders have revealed the release date of their next big RPG. Greedfall places you in a fantasy version of the 17th century, on the paradise-like island of Teer Fardee. The game, which was previously to be...

Psychonauts 2

Psychonauts 2 delayed till 2020

Double Fine Studio has delayed Psychonauts 2 till 2020. Tim Schafer has assured backers of the crowd-funded project that the recent Microsoft acquisition won't effect PS4 version. No answer to when the game will be released in 2020. After...

Donkey Kong 3 and Wrecking Crew Coming to Nintendo Switch Online

Donkey Kong 3 and Wrecking Crew Coming to Nintendo Switch Online

Nintendo Switch Online will be adding Donkey Kong 3 and Wrecking Crew to the NES library this month. Included with the games is a new rewind feature that will allow players to reverse time and resume play at any point they wish. The rewind ...

New MHW: Iceborne Trailer Showcases New Monsters, Hub Area, and Multiplayer Improvements

The hunt will be bigger than ever. The upcoming Iceborne DLC for Monster Hunter World will feature new monster variants, gameplay enhancements, and many more additions. This ambitious expansion will release on September 6th for PS4 and Xbox...

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Amazon is Making a Lord of the Rings MMORPG

Amazon is dipping their toe further into the gaming industry with an MMORPG based on The Lord of the Rings universe. The development is being handled by a team of veteran MMO developers. The game will be free to play and is coming to both P...

Nintendo Announces the Portable-Only Switch Lite Model

Surprise! The heavily-rumored alternate Switch model turned out to be true. The Nintendo Switch Lite, a slightly-smaller and purely-portable version of the Nintendo Switch, was announced by the company today, as well as a variety of differe...

Extended Alexa Support & Play Later Wish List Coming to Xbox Game Pass

Xbox continues to improve its standout Game Pass service. The July update brings a host of new features including improved & extended Alexa support to other countries like Australia, Italy, Mexico and Spain. A Play Later wish list is also b...

Cuphead Animated Series Coming to Netflix

Old-school animation coming to a new-school platform! Netflix and Studio MDHR are collaborating to bring the 1930's-style animation of Cuphead to life in a new series for Netflix. It will feature a crack team of producers who have worked on...

Doom: Eternal

Bethesda Reveals Beautiful Artwork For The DOOM: Eternal Steelbook Case

Bethesda has revealed the artwork that will adorn the steelbook case of DOOM: Eternal, coming with the collector's edition of the game. The collector's edition comes with plenty of cool stuff to interest any DOOM fan, including a wearable D...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #61

Weekly News Roundup Issue #61

Welcome to your latest Weekly News Roundup. Here’s the part of KeenGamer where we take a look at the hottest news of last week. Really big titles lie in wait in the near future. So we have coverage on The Last of Us 2 and Cyberpunk. Let’s n...

Cyberpunk 2077

Level Designer details how Cyberpunk 2077 Character Progression Works

Senior level designer on Cyberpunk 2077 shares some details on character progression. Your character will improve their skills through consistent use, depending on what you choose to focus your skills on. Cyberpunk is currently expected to ...

Ninjin: Clash of Carrots, Burnstar Among Games Less Than $1 in Latest Switch Sale

Looking for new games to discover but have a tight budget? The Nintendo Switch eShop's latest sale has got a ton of games that you can purchase for as much money as it takes to buy a candy bar. Games such as Ninjin: Clash of Carrots and Bur...

The Last of Us 2

The Last Of Us 2 Coming February 2020?

The Last Of Us 2 may be coming in early 2020. A Chinese forum post suggest a February release date, corroborating a rumour that started with a slipped comment from a voice actress connected to the game. Could an official release date be jus...

WayForward Unveils Animation for Shantae 5 Designed by Studio Trigger

If Shantae 5's announcement wasn't exciting enough, WayForward brought in an extra-spicy punch. The studio has unveiled an opening animation for Shantae 5 done by Studio Trigger, the company behind anime classics such as Little Witch Academ...

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Source Code Suggests Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Port

A PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 may be on its way. Source code in Rockstar’s social club suggests the existence of RDR2 accomplishments (akin to PS4 trophies or Xbox achievements). There's No evidence of a release date, but good indic...

Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town Remake Announced for Switch

Get back to the roots of classic Harvest Moon with Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town. This remake of a fan-favorite entry will feature all the laid-back gameplay that made the series so beloved to begin with, now in HD for the first...

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey Final DLC Episode Coming July 16th

Since its release in November 2018, Ubisoft has continually added new content to Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, keeping gamers spellbound by their rendition of the mythical Geek world. Ubisoft has reveal the release date for the final instalmen...

River City Girls Announced by WayForward, “Overseen” by Arc System Works

The River City series is officially getting genderbent. Shantae series developer WayForward has announced a collaborative title with legendary studio Arc System Works on a spin-off title called River City Girls. The game is set to release o...

Langrisser I & II Finally Coming to the West Next Year

Langrisser I & II Finally Coming to the West Next Year

Before there was Fire Emblem, there was Langrisser. Two of the forefathers of tactical RPGs are being remade with improved graphics, audio, and gameplay. These classic titles will return in 2020 for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PC. Classic str...

Hitman 2

IO Interactive Reveals Hitman 2 July Roadmap

IO Interactive has outlined the July roadmap for Hitman 2. Player's will be returning to some memorable locations with whole new objectives and targets. The action starts July 4th with the Babayeva dissonance escalation. IO Interactive co...

Cuphead DLC Delayed to 2020

Cuphead DLC “The Delicious Last Course” Delayed to 2020

Fans of the stylishly brutal gameplay of Cuphead are in for a treat with the game’s upcoming DLC, “The Delicious Last Course." However, this fresh serving of content comes with a bitter aftertaste, with the news that it won't be coming out ...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #60

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. This week we have plenty of Pokemon news, a h...

The Pokémon Company Releases Statement Amid National Dex Drama

After not appearing online since E3, Junichi Masuda has released a statement on the criticism of Pokémon Sword and Shield for the absence of a national pokédex. The statement confirms that there won't be any changes to the games as planned....

Indie Title Kamiko Sells “Well Over” 250k Copies on Nintendo Switch eShop

According to Kamiko's publisher, Flyhigh Works, the indie title sells 250k copies since it hit the Nintendo Switch eShop in April of 2017. For a game that was relatively unknown prior to its release, and spans an hour's length of content, t...

New Details Emerge on Pokémon Masters

The Pokémon Company releases a flood of new details on the upcoming smartphone game Pokémon Masters. An animated trailer shows off characters and gameplay elements. The game is set to release later this summer. Today, The Pokémon Company he...

Fortnite: Pump Shotgun Returns, 14 Days of Summer, and More

With the most recent update to Fortnite: Battle Royale from Epic Games, fans have received something they’ve been waiting a long time for: the return of the pump shotgun. This, among others, is made available during the latest 14 Days of Su...

Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft ask for Video Game Consoles to be Waived From Current Round of U.S. Trade Tariffs on China

A joint letter from Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft to the Trump administration asking to waive game consoles from the current round of trade tariffs on China. The letter claims a significant number of families could be priced out in the upco...

One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows Announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

Get ready to be able to defeat your foes with just one punch, as the world of One Punch Man makes the jump to video games in One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows. The game, based on the popular anime and manga series, will allow you to play a...

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