Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Launches November 10th

Sakuna of Rice and Ruin Nintendo Switch

A while back, a quaint and colorful Japanese game came to our attention. Sakuna of Rice and Ruin set players as a banished harvest goddess who must grow food for people who she is now with while simultaneously fighting hulking monstrosities and various other monsters in side-scrolling action. Perhaps it was the unique combo as I am a sucker for both, or it was the colorful and vibrant art style, but I eagerly awaited the game’s western release. Then I waited and waited some more.
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Freedom

With the Legend of Zelda: Age of Calamity dropping at the end of the month, what better time to revisit the original game. Many of already played it, but with my Switch’s recent acquisition, I finally had the chance to sit down and give the game people called “the best game in the franchise” a chance.
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Tops The UK Sales Chart Once Again

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is at the top spot of the UK sales chart yet again. Accompanying the Nintendo beast comes PGA Tour 2K21 and EA Sports UFC 4 filling second and third place as of the week ending August 22nd, 2020. Continue reading “Animal Crossing: New Horizons Tops The UK Sales Chart Once Again”

Crysis Remastered For PC Is An Epic Games Store Timed Exclusive

Crytek will release the “remastered” version of the 2007 first-person shooter Crysis across PC, PS4, and Xbox One on September 18th, 2020. However, there’s a catch, folks looking to play the “new and improved” version of the game on PC can only do so via the Epic Games Store. Continue reading “Crysis Remastered For PC Is An Epic Games Store Timed Exclusive”

Trials Of Mana Sales Exceed Square Enix’s Projected Expectations

Square Enix took liberties to change up Seiken Densetsu 3 in that the Western version of the game is no longer a 2D sprite-based title but a new and improved 3D JRPG. Although said liberties also censored Angela’s hometown when performing her Pink Typhoon Attack, it looks like Trials of Mana has exceeded Square Enix’s initial sales projection as per a recent investor Q&A session. Continue reading “Trials Of Mana Sales Exceed Square Enix’s Projected Expectations”

Games Released In Japan Have To Sell 100,000 Or More To Stay In The Black

CyberConnect2 Sales

According to CyberConnect2 CEO, Hiroshi Matsuyama, if you’re a developer or publisher producing video game software in Japan, you need to move at least 100,000 copies domestically if you want to stay in the black. Continue reading “Games Released In Japan Have To Sell 100,000 Or More To Stay In The Black”

Ghost Of Tsushima Was July’s Best-Selling Game In The U.S.

The U.S. NPD Group has released its chart for July regarding video games and sales. With that said, Sony and Sucker Punch Productions’ Ghost of Tsushima has topped said chart, meaning that it was the best selling game in the U.S. as of this year’s July. Continue reading “Ghost Of Tsushima Was July’s Best-Selling Game In The U.S.”

Darq Is Heads To Xbox Series X, PS5 In 2020

Darq

Unfold Games announced on Twitter that the platforming-puzzle horror game, Darq, will be making its way to home consoles later this year, including the Nintendo Switch and both Microsoft and Sony’s brand of gaming devices. This includes the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, along with their next-gen iterations, the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. Continue reading “Darq Is Heads To Xbox Series X, PS5 In 2020”

Nintendo Switch Was July’s Highest Selling Console In The U.S., Reports NPD Group

It looks like Nintendo’s nifty device best known as the Switch is a big hit in the U.S. in that it managed to beat out the PS4 and Xbox One family of consoles on the U.S. NPD Group’s chart. The firm notes that the Switch is once again the “highest selling console in the region” for the month of July. Continue reading “Nintendo Switch Was July’s Highest Selling Console In The U.S., Reports NPD Group”

Retro Studios Is Looking For A Lead Producer To Help With Metroid Prime 4’s Development

Metroid Prime 4 is the game that faced a development reset way back in the early part of 2019. However, progress is being made on the forthcoming title in that Retro Studios has hired quite a bit of well-known devs and is now looking for a lead producer to help with said game’s development. Continue reading “Retro Studios Is Looking For A Lead Producer To Help With Metroid Prime 4’s Development”

The Last Of Us: Part 2 Falls Off The UK Charts Top 10 List

Sony and Sucker Punch Productions’ PS4 exclusive Ghost of Tsushima no longer holds the top spot and has been beaten out by Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Interestingly, The Last of Us: Part 2 — whose developer is on the Traitors of America master list — is no longer in the top ten as of the week ending August 8th, 2020. Continue reading “The Last Of Us: Part 2 Falls Off The UK Charts Top 10 List”

Last Days Of Lazarus, Post-Soviet Cosmic Horror Game Headed To PC In 2021

Last Days of Lazarus

GrimTalin announced that Darkania Works has a new horror game in development called Last Days of Lazarus. It’s basically a one-man project but you wouldn’t think so after you see the trailer. Continue reading “Last Days Of Lazarus, Post-Soviet Cosmic Horror Game Headed To PC In 2021”

Upcoming Video Games Releasing In August 2020 For PC, PS4, Xbox One, And Switch

Are you looking to get new games this month? If so, the August edition of the monthly series on OAG is here to inform you about the latest games to launch across PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. Continue reading “Upcoming Video Games Releasing In August 2020 For PC, PS4, Xbox One, And Switch”