Gaming

NBA 2K21 showcases gameplay captured on PS5

Plus the release dates!

Published

on

Built from the ground-up. This is how 2K Sports describes the next gen version of NBA 2K21. The company says it was put together to fully utilize the incredible power, speed and technology of the next-generation of consoles.

Just watch this.

The video features a raw look at next-gen gameplay for NBA 2K21, presenting an exhibition game between the Golden State Warriors and the Dallas Mavericks.

Players are brought right up to the action on the hardwood – as if they suited up themselves – and the game is brought to life thanks to new AI systems that power every single person in the arena.

From here, the new Rail Cam presents NBA 2K21 gameplay in a dynamic and visually stunning fashion, elevating the game to new immersive heights.

Here are the next-gen improvements as specified by 2K:

  • An eye-popping leap in graphical advancements: next-gen lighting, textures, physics, animations, and more that push NBA 2K21’s visual presentation to the bleeding edge;
  • Rebuilt player movement and player impact, driven by new on-court animation and collision engines that make for a smoother, tougher game;
  • The entire arena comes to life, with more than 150 unique AI-driven characters interacting seamlessly to create a groundbreaking Lower Bowl experience;
  • An expanded soundtrack with 202 songs at launch and more to come.

Availability

NBA 2K21 for Next Gen is a launch title for all the next gen consoles and the release dates matches that of the consoles.

Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S

  • November 10, globally

PlayStation 5

  • November 12: USA, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea
  • November 19: All other regions

 

Gaming

Netflix’s Blood of Zeus now in the game Immortal Fenyx Rising

In a themed quest called “A tribute to family”

Published

on

This crossover just makes so much sense. Netflix’s animated series Blood of Zeus is in Ubisoft’s Immortal Fenyx Rising. Players will be able to dive into a Blood of Zeus–themed quest and purchase an all-new character pack and weapon pack.

From January 21 to January 28, in a Blood of Zeus–themed quest called “A tribute to family”, players will take on two evil creatures of another world: Chimera and Cerberus. Upon completion of the quest, players will earn the Eagle pendant and all-new character customization options tied to “Blood of Zeus.”

The weapon pack contains Blood of Zeus–themed skins for your Sword, Axe and Bow. Meanwhile, the Blood of Zeus character pack lets you walk in the footsteps of the Amazonian warrior Alexia.

Immortals Fenyx Rising is a fresh game with an action and puzzle filled open world that has humor and Greek mythology enclosed into it. You might say it can be a mix of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and Zelda: Breath of wild.

READ MORE: Immortals Fenyx Rising: Action, puzzles, and some good humor

Continue Reading

Gaming

PlayStation 5 pre-order second batch in PH happening Jan 22

Another 5-minute window

Published

on

You’ve been waiting for this, haven’t you? The second batch of pre-orders for the PlayStation 5 in the Philippines is officially happening on January 22, 2021.

Just like the first batch, the pre-order period will happen for only five minutes from 2PM to 2:05PM. Participating retailers should still be the same. They are as follows:

  • iTech
  • Gameline
  • Metro Plaza
  • Abenson
  • Game One
  • GameXtreme

There were some pre-order blunders the first go round but here’s to hoping there won’t be a repeat of that.

Watch our PS5 Review.

 

Continue Reading

Gaming

Animal Crossing is launching a ColourPop makeup collection

Featuring your favorite characters

Published

on

Despite a full slate of exciting games last year, Animal Crossing: New Horizons was one of the most influential games of 2020. The island life simulator allowed everyone stuck at home to connect with another despite the pandemic. However, even with the gameplay, the game is just so darn cute. If you wholeheartedly agree (and why wouldn’t you?), Nintendo is collaborating with ColourPop for an Animal Crossing-themed makeup collection.

In its announcement post on Twitter, Nintendo unveiled four color palettes in the collection. The forefront of the collection features Isabelle’s yellow complexion and her cute-as-a-button pink top. If you’re looking for something more inspired, Blathers and Celeste have their own color palette featuring combination of their colors. For the stylish, the Able Sisters shine in purple and lilac. If, however, you’re looking for capitalist chic, Tom Nook has his own palette featuring his cash-money green.

The Animal Crossing x ColourPop collection will launch on January 28. Though only four palettes were showcased, the collection might include further characters. Besides the main characters around your island, the game also has a wide variety of cute potential villagers.

SEE ALSO: Nintendo made five-fold profit thanks to Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Continue Reading

Trending