News Roundup April 8th

by Huey Chewwy in

A new Deus Ex game has been announced!  You can see the first trailer for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided above.  There is also a mobile app for the newly announced game that appears to be a puzzle with secrets to find. 

NBA 2K14 is getting their online servers back after all.  After a lot of outrage from fans due to the servers shutting down (resulting in career saves disappearing on Xbox One and PS4) has resulted in 2K bringing the servers back online (via Polygon).  Server support will now be increased to 27 months for each NBA 2K game after release.  This goes to prove that fans do have voices that can be heard.

Twitch has announced that tickets for the first TwitchCon will be going on sale this Friday.  Discounted early bird tickets will be available until April 24th.  Here is a quick list of pricing.

  • Friday, September 25 only: $50.00 USD (Early bird price: $45.00 USD)
  • Saturday, September 26 only: $60.00 USD (Early bird price: $55.00 USD)
  • 2-Day pass: $85.00 USD (Early bird price: $75.00 USD)
  • Saturday end-of-show party for badge holders: $25.00 USD

Activities planned include exclusive Twitch "swag" available only at TwitchCon 2015, intereactive events with top Twitch Partners, and a Keynote from Twitch CEO Emmett Shear.

Mortal Kombat X may still be a little less than a week away on consoles (and PC) but you can play the mobile version on iOS right now!  Check out the trailer above to see how the game looks on mobile, which is surprisingly good.  Don't worry Android users, you will get your version soon.

Nintendo has a quick video showcasing a big change available now in Codename S.T.E.A.M.  You can now fast forward through the enemy turns by as much as three times as fast, if using a New Nintendo 3DS.