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Innovative Component Giant MSI Brings its Hardware to PC Building Simulator

 

LONDON – February 14, 2018 – UK based independent game publisher, The Irregular Corporation, is announced that specialist Gaming PC component manufacturer, MSI, has joined the PC Building Simulator project as a partner.  

MSI’s GeForce GTX 10 and Radeon RX family Gaming series GPUs will be fully recreated and function accurately within the simulation at launch. The powerful Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON & Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON motherboards will also be part of the PC Builder’s toolkit.

 

PC Building Simulator puts players in the shoes of a PC builder, working within their own shop to create fully functioning gaming PCs. The game features a large array of detailed and accurately rendered components from motherboards to CPUs that respond just as they would in real life, and players have the ability to experiment with the installation of these components while fully animated installations let the players see exactly where each part slots into the computer.

 

“We are proud to cooperate with The Irregular Corporation and believe with the MSI gaming products integrated in the game, we can make PC building more accessible and fun to beginners together,” said Ted Hung, VP of motherboard sales at MSI.

 

The game provides a tutorial system, which guides players step by step through the PC building process. Using detailed instructions, the simulator explains each component and function and allows players the

freedom to preview their own creations and play independently when they feel they are able.

 

PC Building Simulator hits Early Access on March 27th. You can add PC Building Simulator to your wishlist today at http://store.steampowered.com/app/621060/PC_Building_Simulator/.

 

For more information on PC Building Simulator, please visit: http://www.pcbuildingsim.com/ or follow PC

Building Simulator on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook for the latest news and updates.

 

About MSI

As a world leading gaming brand, MSI’s aim is to become the most trusted name in gaming and eSports. We stand by our principles of breakthroughs in design, the pursuit of excellence, and technological innovation as we have continued to raise the bar for ourselves and have accomplished a great deal of pioneering work in the industry. For more product information, please go to https://www.msi.com/

 

About The Irregular Corporation

The Irregular Corporation is a newly formed publisher, focused on releasing specialized games for unique communities. Based in London, UK and founded by industry veterans, we aim to bring gaming to new audiences.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/IrregularCorp

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theirregularcorp/

Website: http://www.theirregularcorporation.com/

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Launch Trailer Released

Siege Castles, Fight Armies, Protect Your Homeland in Warhorse Studios’ Massive RPG

Larkspur, Calif., Feb. 12th, 2018 – Warhorse Studios and Deep Silver today release the launch trailer for the critically-acclaimed realistic RPG, Kingdom Come: Deliverance. The ambitious, story-driven, open-world saga is set to release tomorrow for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PC, and Xbox One, the all-in-one entertainment system from Microsoft.

Watch the Launch-Trailer on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyZCGmc-Tig&feature=youtu.be

Alongside today’s video and tomorrow’s launch of the game, Martin Klima, executive producer at Warhorse Studios, addresses backers, players, family and friends alike:

“Four years after our Kickstarter campaign, our game is set to be released tomorrow. The task was really big and our team although still quite small and we always wanted to deliver, to create the game we wanted, and we believed you wanted. Before talking about some background, all of us at Warhorse would like to thank our community, the backers and friends who helped us to bring this dream to life by giving us the chance to develop what we believe is a unique RPG experience.”

All older videos from the developers are here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIqUdfkbYmCGM-YRmk28zCg

More information about Kingdom Come: Deliverance:

https://www.kingdomcomerpg.com/

Background information on Warhorse Studios: https://warhorsestudios.cz/

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About Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a story-driven open-world RPG that immerses you in an epic adventure in the Holy Roman Empire. Avenge your parents’ death as you battle invading forces, go on game-changing quests, and make influential choices. Explore majestic castles, deep forests, thriving villages and countless other realistic settings in medieval Bohemia.

·         Massive realistic open world: Majestic castles, vast fields, all rendered in stunning high-end graphics.

·         Non-linear story: Solve quests in multiple ways, then face the consequences of your decisions.

·         Challenging combat: Distance, stealth, or melee. Choose your weapons and execute dozens of unique combos in battles that are as thrilling as they are merciless.

·         Character development: Choose your equipment, improve your skills, and earn new perks.

·         Dynamic world: Your actions influence the reactions of the people around you. Fight, steal, seduce, threaten, persuade, or bribe. It’s all up to you.

·         Historical accuracy: Meet real historical characters and experience the genuine look and feel of medieval Bohemia.

 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Key Facts

Title:                           Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Platform:                    PlayStation®4, Xbox One, PC

Developer:                 Warhorse Studios

Co-Publishers:          Deep Silver, Warhorse Studios

Release Date:            Tuesday, Feb. 13th, 2018 (worldwide)

Age Ratings:             ESRB M

Genre:                        RPG

SRP:                           $59.99

 

 

About Warhorse Studios

Warhorse Studios is a young independent game developer studio from the Czech Republic, Prague. It was founded by Daniel Vávra, creator of Mafia and Mafia 2, and Martin Klíma, formerly of ALTAR (Original War, UFO:* trilogy). The studio contains a mix of experienced game industry veterans, with dozens of games published and millions of copies sold, and young guns from all around the world.

In January 2014, Warhorse launched a Kickstarter campaign for a realistic medieval RPG game called Kingdom Come: Deliverance. It ended up being the third most successful project, according to the number of backers, in 2014. With an initial goal of £300,000, we finally gathered over £1.1M. Warhorse Studios was also named among the World‘s TOP10 Most Innovative Companies on Kickstarter of 2015 by Fast Company.

About Deep Silver


Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires.

Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including its own brands like the open world extravaganza Saints Row, the zombie action franchise Dead Island, and the grim post-apocalyptic future of the Metro series. Deep Silver also owns the development studios Deep Silver Dambuster Studios in Nottingham, UK; Deep Silver Fishlabs in Hamburg, Germany, and Deep Silver Volition based in Champaign, IL, USA. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com 

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company’s own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. The Koch Media group has more than 20 years of experience in the digital media business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Kaspersky Labs, NC SOFT, Sega, Square Enix and Tecmo-Koei, etc. in various European countries. With Headquarters in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the United States.

All product titles, publisher names, trademarks, artwork and associated imagery are trademarks, registered trademarks and/or copyright material of the respective owners. All rights reserved.

Last year The ESA began selling passes to consumers, with total attendance over 60,000. This year The ESA has decided to do it all again.

Tickets officially go on sale February 12th at 9am PT/ 12pm EST via www.E3expo.com.

Needless to say there will be a lot of noobs… again… so, for all of you that are new to E3, or those that had a miserable first time last year, this guide is for you.

What to Bring

  • A bag – backpack or sling bag is a good idea, they also usually have a bag check area if your bag is too heavy and you cannot drop your items off in your car
  • Deodorant – seriously. Please bring it, use it and reapply it during the day. There is nothing worse than a funky smelling gamer. PLEASE.
  • Gum/Breath mints – see deodorant. PLEASE.
  • Cell phone – no brainer
  • Camera – use your cell phone camera, saves weight
  • Portable Charger – something lightweight but powerful
  • Charging cable w/plug – because your portable charger will only get you so far
  • Money – cash is easy but all vendors (food/drink) do take plastic
  • ID – because you will get carded for booze and may get carded for your E3 pass. I’ve seen it happen.
  • Snacks – not everyone has a ton of cash and food onsite isn’t cheap. I suggest Power Bars or granola bars as well as a bottle of water that you can refill. The lines during lunchtime can also get quite long
  • Networking Cards – if you’re trying to network re: a product you sell, or promote yourself as a streamer, etc. get yourself some nice networking cards aka business cards. Mine have my company name, email and all my social media links
  • Small portable seat – something that fits in your bag, like these. There will be long lines – many now that all you newbies are coming, and you’ll wish you’d brought one. TRUST ME.

What to Wear

  • Comfortable shoes – this goes for you bro’s, too, not just chicks. You are going to walk around SO much. Make sure you have a good pair of shoes or bring an extra pair to change into.
  • Clean clothes – see deodorant above. Seriously. People are disgusting.

NOTE: Some people say dress up – I say who gives a fuck. Wear what your style is – t-shirt and jeans or polo and slacks.

What to Do Right Now

  • Book a hotel room – the cheap/close ones sell out fast, book them now
  • Book a rental car – unless you plan to use Lyft or a taxi service
  • Review the exhibitors list – decide who you want to see first and make a plan. There’s nothing worse than going to E3 to see something or meet someone and then realize you should have gotten in line 2hrs earlier. TRUST ME.
  • Follow us on Twitter for the latest E3 updates – we will Tweet a LOT of updates, we promise.

 

PlayStation Blog released some details of the new system software update that is in beta testing as of today. Here’s what we can expect so far according to the blog:

Play Time Management

This will allow family managers (and adult family members who are set as guardians) to manage PS4 playtime for child family members on family on PSN. Managing Playtime is easy; go to Settings > Family Management on your PS4, or log into your PlayStation account on your web browser from your PC or smartphone, to check and manage your child’s playtime each day. If needed, the family manager/guardians can apply playtime restrictions to make sure that the child is only playing for a set amount of time or within set playable hours. Notifications on PS4 will be sent to the child during gameplay so that he or she knows when they should save and quit. The family managers/guardians also have the option to add extra game time via their smartphone or PC. In addition, the family manager/guardians can choose whether or not to automatically log the child out of their PS4 once their playtime is over.

Library UI Updates

‘This PS4’ and Name/Avatar tab – Two new tabs are being added to Library to make it easier for you to see which apps you’ve installed and purchased. The ‘This PS4’ tab lists all the applications that are installed on the PS4 system, and the tab with your name/avatar lists all the apps that you purchased with your PSN ID. This feature also makes it easy to search and find games you’ve already purchased but have not yet installed.

PS Plus tab – This update also adds a new PS Plus tab to the Library, which clarifies what games you own from PS Plus’ Monthly Free Games. If your PS Plus membership is expired, a PS Plus icon with a lock will appear next to your game so you’ll know you cannot play the game until you’ve re-subscribed.

Hide apps – We’re adding a function that will allow you to hide certain applications under the ‘Purchased’ tab in the Library. In ‘Options,’ you can hide content including betas, trials or demos of games that you probably won’t be going back to.

Quick Menu Enhancements
If you ever want to quickly access specific friends in your custom list, you’ll be able to do so via the pulldown menu under the Friends tab in Quick Menu. You can also see who’s currently online. Whenever you’re listening to music on PS4, you’ll be able to access certain shortcuts from the Quick Menu. If you’re using Spotify on PlayStation Music, the ‘square’ button will serve as the shortcut for volume control. And when you’re on the Media Player or the USB Music Player, ‘triangle’ will work as the shortcut for play or pause, and the ‘square’ button as the volume control.

Background Music on PS Now
With Background Music on PlayStation Now, you’ll be able to listen to your favorite tracks while streaming a game on PS Now. Just keep in mind that, similar to when playing a game locally on PS4, background music may not always be available.

Notifications Update
This update will give you the ability to delete old notifications for better organization and management. Just go to Notifications and press the ‘triangle’ or ‘Options’ button to open up a menu that will allow you to select a single or multiple notifications you’d like to delete.

Import Custom Wallpapers via USB
Love customizing your PS4 Home Screen? Well, this new update will give you even more options. You can import your own images to PS4 from a USB stick and set it as your wallpaper. You can also zoom and crop your images so they look perfect on your dashboard. Just go to Settings > Themes > Select Theme > Custom > Select Image > USB Storage Device.

Customize Tournaments Team Pages
Following the 5.50 update, you’ll be able to customize your Tournaments team page with your own team logo or background that you can import from a USB stick. Represent your team by customizing your team page with something unique and original! To set your logo and background, head over to Events > Teams > select your team > Edit Team Profile.

Supersampling Mode on PS4 Pro
PS4 Pro users will see a new ‘supersampling mode’ under Settings, which enables those with HDTVs (i.e., 1080p or less) to enjoy an enhanced visual experience when playing some PS4 games. With supersampling mode, games that render to a higher resolution when connected to a 4K TV will downscale to match the HDTV – allowing PS4 Pro owners to leverage the benefits of an image clarity boost even if they don’t own a 4K TV. Certain games already have ‘supersampling’ benefits as part of their ‘PS4 Pro Enhanced’ feature set, but this new mode can enhance the experience for those games that don’t already have the feature. Because PS4 Pro’s added power and modes benefit different games in different ways, please note that certain games’ image clarity may not improve with this new feature.

*Information and photos shared via PlayStation Blog

 

All these pre-E3 announcements… I don’t know if we can take it!

ATLUS USA announced this week that Persona 5 will debut in North America February 14, 2017. There will also be a special premium edition that includes a Morgana plush toy. Awwwww, just in time for Valentines Day!

Because really… nothing says love like a JRPG and a cat plushie.

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The US launch will be for the PS4 and PS3. If you live in Japan, though, you get to play this game 5 months ahead of the West – it releases in Japan on September 15th, 2016.