The Cube-Daily News Update: 7/25/17
If you’re looking at yesterday, Playstation is late on the sports train. Here are your essential stories for Tuesday, July 25th 2017.
Sony is expanding Playstation Vue with sports content, but you’ll have to pay more:
A little over two years since its launch, Playstation Vue is finally debuting sports content for an additional $10 a month. This will include NFL RedZone (which runs from September to December), MLB Strike Zone (which runs during the regular MLB season), ESPN Bases Loaded (which runs during the NCAA college baseball championship), ESPN Classic, ESPN Goal Line (which runs during the regular college football season), Longhorn Network, Outside TV, NESN National, and regional sports networks like CSN Chicgao, CSN Mid-Atlantic, CSN New England, CSN Northwest, CSN Philadelphia, NBC Sports Bay Area, and NBC Sports CA. This package will include all previously available features of Playstation Vue, the service ranges from $40 to $55 a month.
Anticipated RPG The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel is making its way to PC, now with a release date:
JRPG fans were excited when Xseed announced they would be bringing The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel to PC, a couple months ago, and now, the title finally has a release date. It will be releasing on August 2nd through Steam, GOG, and the Humble Store, and although no price has been listed, this version will be containing 5,000 new lines of voiced dialogue. A recently announced sequel, Trails of Cold Steel 2, has also been listed to come to PC (without a release date).
Game Boy/NES title Penguin Wars is being remade for the Nintendo Switch:
In the newest issue of Weekly Famitsu, its been revealed that City Connection, the studio behind Soldan: Drop, Connect, Erase, are working on a Penguin Wars remake for the Nintendo Switch. While details are sparse, we do know that the game will use modern music and development is 75% to completion. The original game released in 1985 for the Game Boy and NES.
THQ Nordic is bringing six games to Gamescom, on top of two that are unannounced:
Publisher THQ Nordic are bringing ELEX, Wreckfest, Battle Chasers: Nightwar, SpellForce 3, Aquanox: Deep Descent, and The Guild, to this years Gamescom, the company confirmed today, as well as two unannounced games. The first is a kung fu themed RPG, while the second is a horror game based in a returning franchise. No list of console/dates have been given for the aforementioned sparsely detailed titles, Gamescom 2017 begins on August 22nd.
Check out Xbox Games with Gold for August:
August’s Games with Gold lineup has been revealed, and includes four games, with a collective 4000 in gamerscore, saving you $89+. First, Slime Rancher and Trials Fusion are being given for free for the Xbox One, while Bayonetta and Red Faction: Armageddon can be received by Xbox 360 users. The latter is backwards compatible.