Welcome to the Nano Gaming News Weekly Rewind for November 16, 2019.
This past week Planet Coaster announced that the popular PC game is coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles in Summer 2020. Goat of Duty responded to fan requests with a Community Update. SWORDS of GARGANTUA teased the Tesseract Abyss update, while Bee Simulator is popping balloons and Vikings are trying to end Ragnarok in Rune II.
Planet Coaster – Console Announcement
Frontier released a trailer this past week which contained a big announcement for Planet Coaster. Coming in Summer 2020, Planet Coaster: Console Edition will launch on on Xbox One and PS4.
In this edition all the depth, strategy, and customization found in the PC version will be brought over to consoles. New players will now have a chance to dream big and create an even bigger coaster park simulation.
The world of Planet Coaster is living and breathing with physics driven realism and piece by piece construction. Players can build amazing coasters that challenge the laws of physics while also having control over every aspect of the park. This simulation rewards players for being the boss while creating a park of their dreams filled with thrills and chills.
Planet Coaster is currently available on PC through Humble Bundle or Steam at a price of $44.99 USD. The latest information about Planet Coaster can be found on the game’s website at planetcoaster.com.
Goat of Duty Community Update
There are many multiplayer shooters out there, but none like Goat of Duty. 34BigThings announced on Friday that Goat of Duty fans were in for a major treat with a community update.
In the update, players will see several new features suggested by players. The most notable change brings a ranking system and a global per game mode leaderboards. With each encounter’s end, players will receive GOAT points based on the skill demonstrated in gameplay. Scores from each mode are then combined to provide a Global GOAT Score allowing every player to see how they compare.
Goat of Duty’s debut couldn’t have gone better, but we don’t like to hear our fans bleating, so we decided to aim at them, responding to the scores of suggestions they’ve made over the last couple of weeks. GOAT Score is going to bring a fresh competitive element to play, adding to the already manic nature of multiplayer.Ivano Zanchetta, Goat of Duty Game Director
Goat of Duty is available as an early access title on Steam and is priced at $9.99 USD. Interested players are encouraged to join the official Goat of Duty Discord server to learn more and see a full list of changes in this update.
SWORDS of GARGANTUA Tesseract Abyss Update
The sword fighting VR title SWORDS of GARGANTUA announced that on December 5 an new adventure mode titles Tesseract Abyss will launch. This free update will be available to all players on all platforms.
In the Tesseract Abyss players are dropped into the deepest layers of 4D space known as the Tesseract. Only by using weapons and coins earned in this mode will players be able to further continue into the abyss by gradually becoming stronger with different abilities and equipment.
Coins can be used to increase overall HP or strength. Players will rank up as their performance increases as do their abilities of their choosing. In other words, the more one plays, the further they can progress.
Weaponsmithing lets players combine duplicate weapons to create stronger versions. Artifacts grant players temporary boosts by consuming them and are purchasable with earned coins. Up to four weapons and/or artifacts can be brought into battle so choose wisely as the abyss waits.
Bee Simulator Release
Set in a urban city park, Bee Simulator lets players experience the life of a bee. This journey lets players see all aspects of a bee’s life from collecting pollen to protecting the hive and battling threats such as wasps. Players can even pop balloons with their bee.
The game was designed to be a fun for the family educational experience. Real beekeepers were consulted during the development process to create the realism necessary to see the world through a bees eyes.
In addition, Bee Simulator has partnership with Yann Arthus Bertrand’s GoodPlanet Foundation to help raise awareness of the need to protect bees. and the environment. Through this collaboration one Euro out of every game sold will be donated to the foundation.
Bee Simulator is out now on the Epic Games store for PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch at a price of $39.99 USD. A Steam release will happen near the end of 2020. For all the latest information about Bee Simulator visit the game’s website at beesimulator.com or follow @BeeSimulator on Twitter.
Rune II Out Now on PC
Nearly 20 years after the first game a worthy sequel has appeared in Rune II. Keeping in with the spirit of Rune, this sequel features hack and slash Viking action allover Midgard as the remaining humans fight to stop Ragnarok.
The gods have lost control and it was fated that Loki will die at the end of Ragnarok. Loki has figured out how to manipulate time and is constantly resetting Ragnarok creating a never ending hell. It is up to the Viking players to collect powerful artifacts and mighty weapons with each reset. By saving and building up this power will players eventually have a chance at stop Loki and ending the chaos.
Rune II is available exclusively on the Epic Games store for Windows PC with the base Warrior Pack Edition priced at $29.99 USD. The Berserker Rage Edition, priced at $39.99 USD includes the Berserker weapon, armor recipes, and Rune II soundtrack. Priced at $59.99 USD is the God Slayer Edition that includes the Ship of the Valkyrie, Viking Warlord armor, Sigurd’s Axe, and Founders Banner recipes.
That is all for this edition of the Nano Gaming News Weekly Rewind November 16, 2019. Be sure to check back next Saturday for the latest edition of Nano Gaming News Weekly Rewind.
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