Daily Briefs (May 8): Blade Strangers / Rocket League / Little Nightmares: Complete Edition

Today’s Daily Briefs: Gunvolt announced for Blade Strangers, but also…

  • Rocket League
  • Little Nightmares: Complete Edition
  • BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle
  • Tennis World Tour
  • Famitsu previews
  • Portal Knights
  • Waku Waku Doubutsu Land

Blade Strangers

Earlier today, Nicalis revealed a brand new characters for Blade Strangers: Gunvolt, from the Azure Striker Gunvolt series (and more precisely Azure Striker Gunvolt 2):

Blade Strangers (Switch) comes out this Summer, worldwide.

Rocket League

Yesterday, Psyonix announced another Double Drop-Rate Weekend for Rocket League. For a limited time, all uncommon or higher gree customisation items and active Creates will drop more frequently after Online matches (no matter the type). Also, your chances of earning a Painted version of an item (via a drop, a Create, or the Trade-In system) will be doubled.

Here’s when this Double Drop-Rate Weekend takes place:

  • Europe: May 11th (2AM) to May 14th (7PM)
  • UK: May 11th (1AM) to May 14th (6PM)
  • North America (ET): May 10th (8PM) to May 14th (1PM)
  • North America (PT): May 10th (5PM) to May 14th (10AM)
  • Japan: May 11th (9AM) to May 15th (2AM)

Source: Psyonix

Little Nightmares: Complete Edition

Here’s the latest video for Little Nightmares: Complete Edition:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biA5RZ4hchY

Little Nightmares: Complete Edition (Switch) comes out on May 18th in Europe and North America, and June 7th in Japan.

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle

Here’s two video clips for BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle:

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle (Switch) comes out on May 31st in Japan, June 5th in North America, and this Summer in Europe.

Tennis World Tour

Here’s the latest gameplay video for Tennis World Tour, showcasing John McEnroe and Andre Agassi (available via the Legends Edition):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFUKWDHCaWs&feature=youtu.be

Tennis World Tour (Switch) comes out on May 22nd in Europe and North America, and July 26th in Japan.

Famitsu previews

This week, the following game(s) will be featured in Famitsu magazine:

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The latest issue of Famitsu magazine comes out on Thursday in Japan (effectively Wednesday morning/afternoon in North America and Europe respectively).

Portal Knights

Yesterday, a demo version for Portal Knights was released on the Nintendo eShop. This demo version allows players to get a taste of what the game has to offer, and also offers a sneak peek at the upcoming “Adventurer Update”. That update will provide new characters, quests, items, and various improvements to the gameplay experience.

In this demo, you can play as Warrior, Mage, or Ranger. You can level up your character, gather resources, craft weapons and armour, cast spells, battle monsters, and more. You can also explore one of the expansive islands found in the full game. If you ant, you can have a friend join you in local multiplayer: up to 4 players can connect via lcal wireless to battle, mine, build, craft, explore dungeons, and more.

Source: 505 Games PR

Waku Waku Doubutsu Land

Nippon Columbia has announced a new game for the Nintendo Switch: Waku Waku Doubutsu Land (literally Exciting Animal Land), an animal-themed party game. It will be released on July 26th in Japan, and will cost 4 800 Yen. Quite surprisingly, it will also be playable in English, Korean and Chinese, alongside Japanese.

Here’s the debut trailer and some screenshots:

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Waku Waku Doubutsu Land (Switch) comes out on July 26th in Japan. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: 4Gamer

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