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Skyrim, Pokemon UltraSun/UltraMoon, Rive, more coming to Nintendo eShop this week

Nintendo Switch owners will be able to hit the road with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim beginning this week. Even though Bethesda’s massive RPG adventure is more than five years old, the fact that it’s now available to download from the Nintendo eShop is still exciting news.

Another diverse batch of games for the Switch will also available to download this week, including a food-based monster battler (Battle Chef Brigade… out November 20), a racing simulation (Gear Club Unlimited… out November 21), and a side-scrolling shooter from Two Tribes (Rive: Ultimate Edition… out now).

3DS owners will also have something new to play this week with the launch of Pokemon UltraSun Pokemon UltraMoon on November 17. Based on last year’s Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon, they’ll be the last mainline Pokemon games to appear on the 3DS. Finally this week, the River City Ransom franchise returns on November 21 with the release of River City: Rival Showdown.

You can learn more about all of this week’s additions to the Nintendo eShop (including a Wii U games) after the break. (more…)

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Star Wars: Battlefront II, Skyrim VR, L.A. Noire, more coming to PS Store this week

Fantastic and faraway lands are the focus of this week’s PlayStation Store update.

The Star Wars universe gets another chance to shine this week with the release of Electronic Arts’s Star Wars: Battlefront II. PS4 players will also be able to return to Bethesda’s fantasy world in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR. The fate of the entire multiverse is at stake in Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2, and THQ Nordic brought back the colorful shenanigans of De Blob in a PS4 re-release of his eponymous game.

Finally this week, things will float back to Earth in the 1940s-set L.A. Noire from Rockstar Games and the everyday experiences of Electronic Arts’s The Sims 4.

You can learn more about this week’s additions to the PlayStation Store (including a few titles for the Vita) after the break. (more…)

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New Retail Releases: Star Wars Battlefront II, Pokemon UltraSun/UltraMoon, Skyrim on Switch, More

It’s a big week for brand new releases, and it starts with Electronic Arts’s Star Wars: Battlefront II for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Star Wars who are thinking about picking up a PS4 this week might also want to peruse two new bundles for the console… a PS4 Pro 1TB + Star Wars: Battlefront II Bundle and a PS4 Slim 1TB + Star Wars: Battlefront II Bundle.

Elsewhere on store shelves this week, Nintendo and Game Freak will launch Pokemon UltraMoon and Pokemon UltraSun, the final “mainline” Pokemon games for the 3DS.

A slew of popular games will find new homes this week as Bethesda will bring The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to the Switch and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR to the PS4, while Rockstar is relaunching L.A. Noire for the PS4, Xbox One, and Switch. The Sims 4 will also make its PS4 and Xbox One debut this week, alongside Batman: The Telltale Series, which will make its first appearance on the Switch.

Finally this week, WB Games and TT Games will build another brick-tastic adventure with Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 on the PS4, Xbox One, and Switch.

A complete rundown of this week’s new releases can be found after the break. (more…)

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Bethesda will bring Doom and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus to Switch… Skyrim gets a November 17 release date on Switch

Yesterday’s Nintendo Direct presentation was possibly our best window yet into where the Nintendo Switch is going throughout the rest of the year and into 2018. But the biggest surprise was, without a doubt, Bethesda’s confirmation that both Doom and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus would soon be available for Nintendo’s newest console. We also learned when The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will make its Switch debut.

Learn more about this unexpected collaboration after the break. (more…)

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Sony @ E3 2017: Skyrim VR and other new PlayStation VR games announced

Sony debuted a sizzle reel featuring upcoming games for the PlayStation VR at their E3 Press Conference, and there’s a lot to talk about. So let’s get to it!

The biggest announcement was definitely The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR, which transports everyone’s favorite Bethesda game into glorious virtual reality. Skyrim VR will be released this November.

There’s also The Inpatient , a survival horror game from Supermassive that takes place in a mental asylum and serves as a prequel to Until Dawn. Supermassive is also working on Bravo Team, a Call of Duty-ish first-person shooter featuring nail-biting battles.

Other PlayStation VR titles on display included Star Child, a beautiful 2D sci-fi side-scroller, and Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV, an action-fishing game featuring characters from Square-Enix’s latest entry in the series.

Finally, Moss is a mystical adventure starring a tiny field mouse. It definitely has a very strong Secret of Nimh feel to it.

Release dates were hard to come by for the rest of these PlayStation VR titles, but stay tuned to Warp Zoned for all the latest news. And you can find trailers for each one after the break. (more…)

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Skyrim on the Switch will include Link’s Breath of the Wild costume and motion controls

Bethesda has brought The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to several new platforms since its launch in 2011, including a Remastered re-release on the PS4 and Xbox One last year, and an upcoming release this Fall on the Nintendo Switch. So what can the publisher to make it appeal to adventurers who may have played it before? Just add Link!

OK, Skyrim players on the Switch won’t be playing as Link, but they’ll be able to outfit their hero with the Master Sword, Hylian Shield, and Champion’s Tunic from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild by tapping an Amiibo to the controller. And that’s not all, other Amiibo figures will provide chests with additional loot. Bethesda will also add motion controls to Skyrim, and it can be played on the go as well:

Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year Awards, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – the epic fantasy masterpiece from Bethesda Game Studios – arrives for the Nintendo Switch. The legendary open-world adventure where you can be anyone and do anything, now can go anywhere – at home on your TV or on the go.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for the Nintendo Switch includes all-new gameplay features like motion controls for combat and lockpicking, outfits and gear from The Legend of Zelda. Take down enemies with the Master Sword, protect yourself with the Hylian Shield or look heroic in the Champion’s Tunic. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for the Nintendo Switch also includes all official add-ons: Dawnguard, Hearthfire, and Dragonborn.

Plus tap other compatible Amiibo to gain additional loot including those from “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” series, “The Legend of Zelda 30th Anniversary” series, “Super Smash Bros. “series, and “The Legend of Zelda” series.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim still doesn’t have an official release date on the Switch, but it should be available sometime this Fall.

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Bethesda’s Todd Howard said the developer has SEVEN projects in the works

Bethesda has always been one of the busiest studios in the business. In addition to producing multiple games at the same time, Bethesda is well known for producing each sprawling entry in the Elder Scrolls and Fallout franchises. But they’ve taken things up a notch with their current workload.

Speaking to IGN, Director Todd Howard has confirmed the company is currently working on seven different projects, though some of these games have been discussed before.

Howard specifically cited the upcoming Switch launch of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout 4 VR as two projects that were previously announced. The developer was extremely excited about Fallout 4 VR, adding that the game is playable “start to finish in VR” and is shaping up nicely:

“There’s no content that we removed or changed [for VR],” Howard explained, noting that the current work being done on it is related to how players actually interact with the experience.

“It’s interface work, it’s other things,” he said. “There are issues with locomotion, how you traverse that much space, and we’re hoping to support as many modes as possible… It’s not done yet, there’s work to do, but the parts that are there, I’m biased but it’s pretty incredible.”

Betehsda’s Director also reiterated the company is working on another mobile title that “would follow in the successful footsteps of Fallout Shelter,” though he didn’t say if it would be an original title or based on an existing franchise.

The seventh project remained a mystery, but with a final flourish, Howard told IGN that Bethesda’s two “big and crazy” projects announced during the 2016 DICE Summit are still in development, as is The Elder Scrolls VI, which was first mentioned at E3 2016 as being “a very long way off.”

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Nintendo Switch Presentation: More than 80 games in development including Minecraft, Street Fighter II, Bomberman, more

During Nintendo’s Switch Presentation, several developers took the stage (both live and virtually) to announce games that they have in development for the new console. More than 80 games were confirmed to be in the works, and we here at Warp Zoned compiled a list of the games announced during the presentation.

We caught a few that we’ve seen before:

  • Dragon Quest X
  • Dragon Quest XI: In Search of the Departed Time
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • NBA 2K18
  • Project Sonic

A few that are currently available or coming soon to other consoles:

  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2
  • Dragon Quest Heroes I & II
  • Farming Simulator 17
  • FIFA Soccer
  • I Am Setsuna
  • Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition
  • Minecraft: Story Mode
  • Rayman Legends
  • Skylanders Imaginators
  • Sonic Mania
  • Street Fighter II
  • Syberia 3

And a few brand new games that we should learn more about soon:

  • Atlus’s Shin Megami Tensei V (Working Title)
  • Frozenbyte’s Has-Been Heroes
  • Nintendo’s Snipperclips: Cut It Out Together
  • Shin’in’s FAST RMX
  • Square Enix’s Project Octopath Traveler (Working Title)
  • Suda51’s No More Heroes 3 (Working Title)
  • Super Bomberman R

And I know there’s some I missed, so don’t forget to watch the video!

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