Connect with us

Gaming

Baldur’s Gate 3 has been awarded the prestigious Game of the Year title by the New York Video Game Critics Circle

blank

Published

on

blank

In a surprising turn of events, Baldur’s Gate 3, the highly anticipated RPG, has once again emerged victorious, this time claiming the esteemed Game of the Year award from the New York Video Game Critics Circle. At the New York Game Awards, Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann was honored with the Andrew Yoon Legend Award for his remarkable contributions to the industry.

Although lacking the glamour of Geoff Keighley’s The Game Awards, the recipients of this event’s accolades are more logical in certain instances. Cyberpunk 2077’s Phantom Liberty managed to snag the prestigious “Best Ongoing” award from TGA while also securing the title of “Best DLC” at NYVGCCC. It’s important to note that the Keighley-hosted event has a more impressive acronym.

BG3 received the prestigious Herman Melville Award for its exceptional writing, while Melanie Liburd, the talented actor from Saga Anderson, was recognized as the Best Actor in Alan Wake 2. Additionally, Remedy was honored with the Statue of Liberty Award for creating the Best World. The New York Game Awards take place in Manhattan, showcasing the best in the gaming industry.
Does it come as a shock to witness BG3 clinching yet another Game of the Year victory at this juncture, or is it simply to be expected? Can awards shows that lack game trailers and reveal ever hope to escape the clutches of obscurity? We would greatly appreciate your feedback in the comments section below.

As Editor here at GeekReply, I'm a big fan of all things Geeky. Most of my contributions to the site are technology related, but I'm also a big fan of video games. My genres of choice include RPGs, MMOs, Grand Strategy, and Simulation. If I'm not chasing after the latest gear on my MMO of choice, I'm here at GeekReply reporting on the latest in Geek culture.

Gaming

Raiden, the famous shmup series, will come back as a twin-stick shooter on PS5, PS4, and PC

blank

Published

on

blank

Raiden has a long and interesting history as a vertical shooter in arcades. However, the series is going to get a Super Stardust HD makeover, which means it will switch to a twin-stick format. It comes out in Japan on October 31. There’s no word yet on when it will come out in the West, but we wouldn’t be surprised if it did.

A Gematsu translation of the game’s website says that the full version will have an arcade mode with up to six stages. There will also be an “Unlimited” option for people who want to be at the top of the rankings. It sounds like a pretty straightforward package in terms of what’s inside, but we think the action will be what makes it worth it.

There’s a trailer up top that should help you figure out what to expect. There are, however, different versions of Raiden 3, Raiden 4, and Raiden 5 that you can play right now on the PS5 and PS4, if you can’t wait for this game to come out in the West.

Continue Reading

Gaming

Bandai Namco and Nike designed Tekken 8 sneakers with tag-team designs

blank

Published

on

blank

Nike, the maker of high-quality shoes, is working with Bandai Namco, the company that makes the Tekken series, to make a pair of sneakers. The fun competition is part of the franchise’s 30th anniversary celebrations. You can get your own pair for $250 or the equivalent in your country, though they’ll probably be worth a lot more on the sneakerhead black market.

Two pairs of Tekken 8 x Nike Air Foamposite One Fist sneakers are set to come out in September 2024, according to shoe fan Sole Retriever (thanks, VGC). The designs are based on Kazuya and Jin, two main characters in the series. You can get them at Nike and some other stores. People who like hypebeasts and fighting games are likely to buy these quickly, so if you like Tekken and shoes that make people talk, you should probably act fast.

Should Bandai Namco and Nike work together? What do you think? Are you going to fight for your own pair? Make sure to take good care of your shoes and keep their value in the comments section below.

 

Continue Reading

Gaming

You can now preorder the official Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree strategy guide

blank

Published

on

blank

There will soon be a new book in Future Press’s Books of Knowledge series, which is FromSoftware’s officially licensed line of hardcover strategy guides. This will help players who are having trouble with Elden Ring’s Shadow of the Erdtree expansion. The base game came with two books, and now you can get the unholy trinity for $45 (or the equivalent amount in your currency). It will ship on September 30th.

Like the first two games, The Lands Between and Shards of Shattering, Shadow of the Erdtree is both a complete guide to how to play and a beautiful artbook with full-page pictures of enemies, landscapes, and weapons. This big book has 352 pages and is likely to sell out quickly, based on how quickly the ones that came before it did.

Do you know a lot about strategy guides? You could read the first two Books of Knowledge. If so, what did you think of them? Leave a comment below and let us know.

 

Continue Reading

Trending