Pokemon GO Fest Attendees Suing Niantic for Travel Expenses

Why angry about Pokemon Go?

A man named Jonathan Norton was upset at Niantic because of unpleasant traveling experience during Pokemon Fest in Chicago.  Norton’s Attorney Thomas Zimmerman said in a statement “He paid to fly out to Chicago for the festival, and had to wait for several hours in line, just like most everybody else in order to get in.” Norton and 30 others who was apart of the lawsuit, found out their game don’t work and can’t catch legendary Pokemon.

Niatinic did reach out to the folks  and offer a ticket refund and $100 micro-transaction credit.  They don’t want it and stated that “we’re not seeking any relief with respect to the failure to get legendary Pokémon, because Niantic is offering that.” “But Niantic is not offering to refund people’s travel expenses for coming to Chicago. Most of the people came from out of state, many people from other countries — I talked to someone who flew in from Japan.”

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Indies of the Week #24 – Roguelike Indie Gaming Sunday

Welcome to another indies of the week #24! This weeks theme is Roguelike. Roguelike in indies game  has been popular during the 2010s. A hero must journey to a dungeon to complete his goal. Lets see what indies we got in-store today.

Indie 7. Noita – Nolla Games

Noita is a magical action rogue-lite indie game set in a world where every pixel is physically simulated. The features Pixel-based physics which you can burn. explode and melt pixels. Cast spells to manipulate and defeat enemies. Permadeath is a factor in this game. If you want a pixel rogue-like indie game, make sure you check out the website and support this game.

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Atlas Reactor – Turn-Based Freelancer PVP Review

What is Atlas Reactor?

Atlas Reactor is a turn-based player vs player game developed by Trion Worlds. In this game, you talk control of Freelancers who earn trusts to maintain control of Atlas Reactor. Trion Worlds’s lead designer Will Cook took inspiration from XCOM: Enemy Unknown, League of Legends and Warhammer 40,000. Their business model for playing as Freelancers is there are available for once per week. Afterwards, they will be locked and can be purchase with in-game currency or buy them at Steam.

The backstory of the game is Atlas is a megacity populated with humans, hybrids, and robots controlled by powerful 6 Trusts. Omni Trust are seeking to reclaim the glory of the “Immortal age”. Evos focus on genetic superiority and zoological diversity. Warbotics creates and employs war machines in the forms of robotic suits as well as fully mechanized warriors. Helio Corps became heroes and volunteered to head a new trust. Helio United want to bring stability to atlas, Evos and Onmi with a new form of trust. Hyberbotics are successors of a fallen trust and continue to improve to prevent another downfall.

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House Party Temporarily Remove From Steam Due to Distasteful Comments

What is House Party?

House Party is a 3D comedy dating sim indie game developed by Eekgames. House takes inspiration from games like Leisure Suit Larry and Monkey Island. Goal of this game is solving puzzles and smooth talk with hot chicks. Making right choices can grand you a ending as the story process. Children as not suitable for playing this game, it contains  foul language, party games, nudity, fighting, sex, and more. House party was on Steam but due to negative and distasteful comments about the games offensive content. Eekgames posted a response about their situation with Steam  stating “House Party was temporarily removed as a result of a number of complaints that were sent to Steam about the game.  The game has been a target for a certain group of people since the day it launched, and said people were posting very aggressive, distasteful and hateful comments directed toward the game. 

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Speedrunners – How Fast Can You Complete a Game

What is the term of speedrunning?

Which a gamer record his or herself completing a game in a certain amount of time. As a Speedrunner you have to be good at the game and know how to game works. In history Speedrunners are members of an online communities and it’s a subculture in the gaming world.  Find all secrets on the map to complete the game at 100%.

Quack had a project called Quake done Quick which the members of the project. Making a move featuring Quake gameplay in 0:19:49 real time.  Wall jumping to allow players to skip over large areas of the game.  Speedrunner Nolan Pflug completed the game within 1 hour 37 minutes and it was feature on Slashdot. How fast could players beat a game? Will you put your skills to the test?

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Indies of the Week #23 – Danger Indie Gaming Sunday

Welcome to another indies of the week #23. Today’s theme is danger, whether you are a hero  or heroine. Obstacles will stand in your way, when comes to completing your own. Let’s see what indies we have  this week.

Indie 7.   Neon City Riders – Mecha Studios

Neon City Riders is a 2D action-adventure indie game. Where you are put into a cyberpunk/nu-wave future society . The game got inspiration from he Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Hyper Light Drifter, Earthbound, Metal Slug 3, Final Fight, Fallout 3 and Resident Evil. This is a top-down perspective with pixel art style. Features of this game is being a part of a gang and interact with them. Unlock maps and cities to explore, solve puzzles and defeat enemies with environment. Side quests are available, fast travel to different parts of the city and posses unique superpowers. If you want a gang-based indie make sure you support the Kickstarter and play the demo.

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Final Fantasy XV – Guys Day Out Review

What is Final Fantasy XV?

This is one of the first Final Fantasy XV open world action role-playing game I ever played.  I have play Kingdom Hearts (which is action RPG) and enough about that, Square Enix outdid themselves with this. With the outstanding CGI work in the cutscenes, character design and environments along with a dynamic battle system.  The project hit a snag sue to trouble development and talks about rebranding the mainline entry.

The rebranding shifted with the next-gen consoles of 2015 along with a next engine called Luminous Studios. Hajime Tabata took over Tetsuya Nomura in the developed team and want the project to remain as true to original. Along with characters on the original story opening and replaced the main heroine Stella Nox Fleurets (Lunafreya). The main concept Tabata and Nomura wanted is a fantasy based on reality  Eros. Which is based on real world location like Tokyo, Venice ad Bahamas.

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Fatal Fury’s Geese Howard Steps In The Tekken 7 Arena

Who is Geese Howard?

Street Fighter’s Akuma is not the only guest character that appear in Tekken 7.  Fatal Fury’s Geese Howard is stepping into the Iron Fist Tournament 7.  If you don’t know who Geese Howard is he is the main antagonist of Fatal Fury.  Geese Howard is a crime boss of Southtown and the murder of the protagonists’s Terry and Andy Bogard Father Jeff Bogard.  In Garou: Mark of The Wolves (which Geese has a son named Rock Howard) Terry Bogard defeated Geese Howard and fall from his tower. Geese Howard not only appeared in Fatal Fury but Art of Fighting as well. Whatever or not Geese was alive after the Fatal Fury series but he appeared in King of Fighters too.

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Street Fighter EX’s Akira is Making a New Fighting Game?

Akira is back!

Yes folks you here right! Akira is back and making a new fighting IP but the title has yet been finalize.  It’s been 19 years, since we seen Akira enter the fighting game scene. Akira bring us Street fighter Ex series and Fighting Layer. Although, Capcom doesn’t own the right to the character but it’s a way to introduce Akira characters in Street fighter. I have played both Fighting Layer and Street Fighter Ex, even it’s Street Fighter in 3D. The feel of the game I was not familiar with at the time. I had funny with it in the early 2000s. Akira got some interesting characters such as Skullomania, Darun Mister, Doctrine Dark, Garuda and more.

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OMG BlazBlue X Persona X RWBY X Under Night Cross Tag Battle Fighting Game!

What is RWBY, Blazblue. Persona and Under Night In-Birth?

It’s features characters from Blazblue, RWBY, Persona and Under Night In-Birth.  If you don’t know what these franchise are I will example. Blazblue is a 2D fighting developed by Arc System Works. In 2199, a “black beast” attack and the six heroes save the city from it.  A lone warrior named Ragna  the Bloodedge goes against the NOL. Now the NOL labled Ragna the Bloodedge as a SS criminal and has the largest bounty on his head.

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