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Telltale’s Guardians of the Galaxy debuts next month – Telltale Games have announced that the first episode of their five-part Guardians of the Galaxy series, Tangled Up in Blue, will launch on April 18. Starring Nolan North, the game is coming to PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Android and iOS. A retail disc which unlocks the full season pass is coming on May 5.
(via Telltale’s official website)
Psyonix considers Nintendo Switch port for Rocket League – Rocket League could soon be coming to Nintendo Switch. Psyonix vice-president Jeremy Dunham has confirmed that the developer is “evaluating” the possibility of bringing the fast-paced sports game to Nintendo’s latest platform.
Sony Japan still has faith in Playstation Vita – Sony’s Japanese arm is still keeping its focus on Playstation Vita. SCE Japan head Atsushi Morita stated that the handheld console’s userbase has continued to grow, with the 2014 release of Minecraft drawing a younger audience to the system. He went on to say that the company will continue to develop IP for the Vita, with some new projects aimed specifically at children.
Planescape: Torment Enhanced Edition announced – An enhanced edition of cult classic RPG Planescape: Torment is coming to PC and mobile. This new edition of the game will feature support for 4K resolutions, a remastered soundtrack and will be overseen by the game’s original lead designer Chris Avellone. Planescape: Torment Enhanced Edition is being developed by Beamdog, who courted controversy last year over changes made to characters in their Baldur’s Gate expansion.
Peacekeeper banned from For Honor tournament – The Peacekeeper character has been banned from the next For Honor tournament hosted by MLG. Many players believe the character is wildly overpowered thanks to her flurry of quick attacks and this has been echoed by an MLG forum user, who put forward the proposal for the ban.