We’re giving away PS4 codes for Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night and Rondo of Blood to twenty-five (25) lucky fans! Scroll down to enter.
This is not an instant win. No purchase necessary. Competition ends at 12:00 PM PT on October 29, 2018, in which 25 winners will be chosen at random and emailed a code for the full game (MSRP: $20).
About the game:
Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night and Rondo of Blood is a bundle of the classic titles, but re-formatted to feature modern game elements. Experience two of the greatest games from the Castlevania series as you make your way to the top of Dracula’s castle as Richter Belmont – descendant of the famed clan of vampire hunters – in Rondo of Blood, or take the leading role as Dracula’s son Alucard in Symphony of the Night. Enjoy the unique world, the epic classical music, and the side-scrolling action in Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night and Rondo of Blood, exclusively for the PlayStation4.
Fun facts about Symphony of the Night:
- The Jewel Knuckles are a powerful and quick weapon you can normally get in the Outer Wall once Alucard gains Form of Mist, however, you can get it as well as the Mirror Cuirass early. Once you enter the Outer Wall, go down and to the left to fight an Armor Lord. In the room he’s guarding, destroy the wall for some food and hold down for about 20 seconds to be transported to the room with the items.
- After completing the game, a few New Game bonuses will be unlocked if you enter the name RICHTER, AXEARMOR or X-X!V’’Q before starting a new game.
Fun facts about Rondo of Blood:
- After defeating a boss, don’t think you’re safe yet! Bosses have one final desperation attack that can still get you after you take out their HP meter.
Matt, Foggy, and Karen don’t take the recent Fisk news well in Daredevil Season 3, episode 3.
Wonder Woman was a breakout critical success for the often uneven DC cinematic universe, and its sequel set in the 1980s–Wonder Woman 1984–will take the character into the Cold War. We’ll have to wait a little longer for the return of Princess Diana, though, as the film has been pushed back to 2020.
Star Gal Gadot, who plays the title character, announced the delay via Twitter. Rather than its planned November 1, 2019 date, it will now release on June 5, 2020. Gadot calls this date its “rightful home,” presumably a reference to its placement among tent-pole summer movies rather than a fall release.
That was subsequently confirmed in a statement WB shared with GameSpot. “We had tremendous success releasing the first Wonder Woman film during the summer so when we saw an opportunity to take advantage of the changing competitive landscape, we did,” said Jeff Goldstein, Warner Bros. president of domestic distribution. “This move lands the film exactly where it belongs.”
No other reason was given for the delay other than the “changing landscape” Gadot mentioned. That could mean that next fall is simply getting too crowded or that space has opened up in the following summer. DC has scheduled its Joker movie for October 2019, so keeping Wonder Woman 1984 in the November slot could have overlapped with it.
So far we haven’t seen a trailer for WW84, so details are still scarce. Patty Jenkins is returning to direct, and Chris Pine is coming back in some capacity as Steve Trevor. We also know that Kristen Wiig has been cast as one of Wonder Woman’s most iconic nemeses, Cheetah.
Epic has begun teasing an apparent Halloween event for Fortnite, titled Fortnitemares. The event will kick off this Wednesday, October 24 and last through Monday, November 26. It promises “spooky rewards” for completing special Fortnitemares challenges, and uses a variation on the Season 6 theme, “Darkness has risen.”
One such reward could be a skin that Epic appears to be teasing through Twitter. Three images have been revealed so far, and at least two of them look like they fit together like a puzzle. The Fortnitemares rewards will probably go through both the Battle Royale and Save the World modes, since Epic has announced that you can win a couple of skins by logging onto Save the World during the event.
That same announcement gave word that the Save the World mode, which had been planned for release as a free-to-play mode this year, won’t be switching to free after all. That means to earn any Fortnitemare rewards you’ll need to be a founder, but the studio is offering those packages at half-price.
The whole season is fairly creepy, and its biggest Battle Pass reward is the Dire Wolf skin that changes you into more and more of a werewolf as you level it up. We’ve also seen a slow drip of special Halloween skins. For more Halloween events, check out our Halloween roundup.
Jade Raymond has departed EA Motive, the studio she helped found, making way for another executive to take on additional responsibilities. VentureBeat reports that Samantha Ryan is currently running EA’s mobile, Maxis, and BioWare studios, and will add Motive to her portfolio. That puts Ryan in charge of all North American studios except Respawn and EA Sports.
EA Motive has been at work on an unnamed Star Wars title, and it most recently helped DICE on development of Star Wars Battlefront 2. That Star Wars game is the same one Amy Hennig had been at work on before leaving the company upon the closure of Visceral. Raymond had said in an interview with Game Informer that her studio was planning to use a lot of the material produced by Visceral, but to pivot more towards “player agency.”
“EA Studios is focused on bringing more creative new games and content to players,” an EA spokesperson told GameSpot in a statement. “Laura Miele and her team have taken several steps internally to better support our game makers in this pursuit, such as expanding Samantha Ryan’s portfolio to lead additional studios, including Motive. Samantha is known for driving creative design and supporting game teams so they can bring their visions to life. She is a deeply experienced game-maker with a gameography that spans from The Sims to Batman: Arkham City to No One Lives Forever to the highly-anticipated Anthem.
“With this change, Jade Raymond has decided to leave Electronic Arts. In her time with us, Jade helped to build great teams, and our projects underway at Motive and other studios continue unchanged. We’re appreciative of all of her efforts, and we wish Jade all the best as she moves on to her next adventure. We are driving greater creativity into everything we do across EA Studios, and we’ll look forward to sharing more in the months to come.”
Respawn is working on its own Star Wars game, Jedi Fallen Order. It’s expected in holiday 2019.