Hardcore Gamer https://www.hardcoregamer.com Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:19:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://hardcore-gamer.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/2017/08/cropped-HGTesting3-32x32.png Hardcore Gamer https://www.hardcoregamer.com 32 32 Uncover a Supernatural Mystery in Heart of the Woods https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/uncover-a-supernatural-mystery-in-heart-of-the-woods/325004/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/uncover-a-supernatural-mystery-in-heart-of-the-woods/325004/#respond Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:19:20 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=325004 The yuri roadtripping visual novel Highway Blossoms blew us away when it launched in 2016. Now, they’ve formed a new studio to create even more yuri tales. The first in this initiative is Heart of the Woods. Our protagonist Maddie assists with managing her friend’s paranormal vlog but really wants to do other things. Of […]

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‘Conviction’ Live-Action Short Celebrates Anthem’s Launch https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/conviction-live-action-short-celebrates-anthems-launch/325001/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/conviction-live-action-short-celebrates-anthems-launch/325001/#respond Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:50:27 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=325001 The soft launch of Anthem kicked off today, as EA Access members on Xbox One and PC gained access to a ten hour demo, while Origin Access Premier members on PC are able to start playing the full game. Earlier this week, Bioware announced an exciting partnership with District 9 director Neill Blomkamp to produce […]

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Astral Chain Confirmed to Have Multiplayer Co-Op https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/astral-chain-confirmed-to-have-multiplayer-co-op/324991/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/astral-chain-confirmed-to-have-multiplayer-co-op/324991/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:37:56 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324991 During Astral Chain’s reveal during the Wednesday direct, the brand new title revealed a pair of twin cops fighting side by side. It seems that for those who want it, the other twin cop isn’t just an AI companion. Nintendo’s official page for Astral Chain revealed that the title will support 2 simultaneous players for […]

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Funko Announces Line of Street Fighter Action Figures https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/funko-announces-line-of-street-fighter-action-figures/324981/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/funko-announces-line-of-street-fighter-action-figures/324981/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 21:49:07 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324981 Toy Fair New York still has some surprises for Funko fans. It was just announced that Street Fighter is getting its own line of action figures. These will come as part of the Savage World brand. Ryu, Chun-Li, Blanka and M. Bison are ready for combat. There will even be chase variants of Chun-Li and […]

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Fortnite Offering Season 8 Battle Pass for Free https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/fortnite-offering-season-8-battle-pass-for-free/324973/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/fortnite-offering-season-8-battle-pass-for-free/324973/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:20:49 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324973 Roses are red, violets are blue, Fornite has a Season 8 Battle Pass for you! The popular battle royale game is offering to cover players who complete thirteen free Overtime Challenges by February 27. Save the V-Bucks, because Fortnite is picking up the tab. Players can also earn an additional five free rewards by completing […]

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DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of the New Riders Arrives on Consoles Today https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/dreamworks-dragons-dawn-of-the-new-riders-arrives-on-consoles-today/324965/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/dreamworks-dragons-dawn-of-the-new-riders-arrives-on-consoles-today/324965/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:05:06 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324965 Launching ahead of DreamWorks’ new movie, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Dawn of the New Riders tells a whole new story within the franchise’s universe. Players will take to the skies in an epic battle to save Dragon-kind from Eir, a fiery new foe who is determined to control all Dragons to do […]

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Hypnospace Outlaw to Bring Back ’90s Internet Glory on March 12 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/hypnospace-outlaw-to-bring-back-90s-internet-glory-on-march-12/324966/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/hypnospace-outlaw-to-bring-back-90s-internet-glory-on-march-12/324966/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:24:01 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324966 Hypnospace Outlaw, the ’90s internet simulator from developers Tendershoot, is in a terrific position right now. With three IGF award nominations under its belt, including one for the Seumas McNally Grand Prize, plenty of eyes will be on it come this March. So perhaps not coincidentally, a March release date has now been announced for […]

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Netflix’s Castlevania Series Receiving Funko Pop!s https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/netflixs-castlevania-series-receiving-funko-pops/324955/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/15/netflixs-castlevania-series-receiving-funko-pops/324955/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:27:26 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324955 Castlevania has been a legendary video game series ever since the 80’s. It was recently adapted into a television series for Netflix has seen a huge surge in popularity. Now, Funko is getting in on the vampiric fun with some Funko Pop! figures for the show. Toy Fair New York 2019 is commencing soon which […]

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YumeNikki: Dream Diary Wakes Up On Nintendo Switch February 21 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/yumenikki-dream-diary-wakes-up-on-nintendo-switch-february-21/324942/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/yumenikki-dream-diary-wakes-up-on-nintendo-switch-february-21/324942/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:13:38 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324942 Yume Nikki: Dream Diary, the reimagining of the 2004 cult classic Yume Nikki, is coming to Nintendo Switch February 21. Yume Nikki: Dream Diary is currently available for preorder from Nintendo’s eShop with a limited time discount of twenty percent off the $19.99 price tag. In this titles players will take control of a shut in […]

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New Australian Operators Teased for Rainbow Six: Siege https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/new-australian-operators-teased-for-rainbow-six-siege/324939/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/new-australian-operators-teased-for-rainbow-six-siege/324939/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:00:56 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324939 Ubisoft’s five-on-five FPS title is entering its fourth year of new content, and has continued to steadily grow in popularity since its launch in late 2015. This weekend, Ubisoft will be hosting its Rainbow Six Siege Invitational, wherein some of the best teams in the world compete and, traditionally, the next DLC operation is fully […]

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Modern Combat Blackout Now Available for the Nintendo Switch https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/modern-combat-blackout-now-available-for-the-nintendo-switch/324932/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/modern-combat-blackout-now-available-for-the-nintendo-switch/324932/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:38:35 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324932 Gameloft’s presence on the mobile side of gaming has been prevalent for over a decade, but their console presence has been quite subdued. A few of their games have been released on the PS3, 3DS, and PSP before – but nothing has been released from their Modern Combat series on a console in many years. […]

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Railroad-Building Roguelike Game Unrailed! is Heading to Steam Early Access https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/railroad-building-roguelike-game-unrailed-is-heading-to-steam-early-access/324921/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/railroad-building-roguelike-game-unrailed-is-heading-to-steam-early-access/324921/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 23:19:26 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324921 Publisher Daedalic Entertainment and developer Indoor Astronaut have announced the roguelike title Unrailed! for PC. The State of Mind publisher and developer said that the title focuses on getting an unstoppable train safely to the station. Players will find themselves building train tracks in procedurally generated maps, along with fighting back against ‘gluttonous’ camels. According […]

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Flower Soars from Sony Platforms to PC Today https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/flower-soars-from-sony-platforms-to-pc-today/324923/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/flower-soars-from-sony-platforms-to-pc-today/324923/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:58:14 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324923 Flower first hit the PlayStation 3 a decade ago, and was also a launch release for the PlayStation 4 as well. Both versions were highly-regarded games that blended stunning graphics with a unique concept – play as a gust of wind as you bring color back to not only the flowers in the world, but […]

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Review: Crackdown 3 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/review-crackdown-3/324857/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/review-crackdown-3/324857/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:02:58 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324857 Crackdown burst onto the scene in 2007 as a vehicle to deliver the Halo 3 beta. The promotion not only sold millions of copies, but also helped establish Crackdown as a popular Xbox 360 exclusive. It’s a high the series has yet to replicate with Crackdown 2 considered a significant disappointment. Now, after numerous delays […]

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Jade Makes a Stunning Return in Mortal Kombat 11 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/jade-makes-a-stunning-return-in-mortal-kombat-11/324910/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/jade-makes-a-stunning-return-in-mortal-kombat-11/324910/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:51:56 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324910 NetherRealm Studios today confirmed that the fan-favorite female ninja is returning for Mortal Kombat 11. Killed off in Mortal Kombat 2011, fans have long speculated what had happened to Jade. She didn’t appear in Mortal Kombat X as a revenant, and her 2011 ending teased another fate. Finally, we’re getting answers in Mortal Kombat 11. […]

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Enjoy Some Luck Thanks to the First ‘A Day with Pikachu’ Figure https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/enjoy-some-luck-thanks-to-the-first-a-day-with-pikachu-figure/324882/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/enjoy-some-luck-thanks-to-the-first-a-day-with-pikachu-figure/324882/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:40:09 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324882 It was recently announced Nintendo, more specifically the Pokémon Company, and Funko would have an extended partnership. The two companies are giants in the video game and collectibles industries which means it’s a terrific pairing. The reveal of a Pikachu Pop! took place in July as their first release and Bulbasaur came months later in […]

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Sony Interactive Entertainment Names Jim Ryan as New President https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/sony-interactive-entertainment-names-jim-ryan-as-new-president/324906/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/sony-interactive-entertainment-names-jim-ryan-as-new-president/324906/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:20:37 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324906 This April marks the beginning of the new fiscal year, and with it often comes the restructuring of businesses as they plan for the following twelve months and beyond. Sony Interactive Entertainment is among those companies that are reorganizing their hierarchy for the foreseeable future, as current SIE deputy president Jim Ryan will be appointed […]

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Hollow Knight Gets a Sequel In The Form of Silksong https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/hollow-knight-gets-a-sequel-in-the-form-of-silksong/324884/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/hollow-knight-gets-a-sequel-in-the-form-of-silksong/324884/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:35:58 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324884 DLC has an odd way of forming itself into something new at times. Saints Row IV, for example, came about when Volition realized that since they had so many ideas from the plans for the third game’s original Enter the Dominatrix expansion, they may as well just make a full sequel instead. And now, a […]

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Trials Rising Will Have an Open Beta https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/trials-rising-will-have-an-open-beta/324879/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/trials-rising-will-have-an-open-beta/324879/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:37:09 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324879 Ubisoft has announced that the upcoming Trials Rising will have an open beta prior to release. This will take place from February 21-24 and is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch. The game will launch worldwide on February 26. During the beta, players will have access to a special set of […]

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God of War Takes Home Game of the Year at the 22 D.I.C.E. Awards https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/god-of-war-takes-home-game-of-the-year-at-the-22-d-i-c-e-awards/324878/ https://www.hardcoregamer.com/2019/02/14/god-of-war-takes-home-game-of-the-year-at-the-22-d-i-c-e-awards/324878/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:34:26 +0000 https://www.hardcoregamer.com/?p=324878 The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences held the 22 D.I.C.E. Awards last night to celebrate gaming in 2018. Industry alumni gathered last night for the 22 annual D.I.C.E. Awards to honor games in 23 categories. God of War entered the night with twelve nominations and walked away with nine wins, including Game of the […]

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