Start every weekday morning with Words About Games’ round-up of the latest news from in and around the games industry.
This morning – Playstation have announced the time and date of their E3 press conference, Prey for the Gods is forced to change its name following a lawsuit from Bethesda, 505 Games and Remedy Entertainment have partnered up for the latter’s next game, cult classic Korean horror game White Day: A Labyrinth Named School is getting a remake and a Western release and free-to-play hero shooter Paladins has come to consoles.
Playstation announce time & date for E3 conference – Sony have revealed the exact time and date for their E3 2017 press conference. The show will be held in the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Monday, June 12 at 2AM BST. This is the same time, day and location as last year’s conference.
Prey for the Gods gets name change following Bethesda lawsuit – Upcoming Shadow of the Colossus inspired adventure game Prey for the Gods has been forced to change its name. The game will now be called Praey for the Gods. The name change has come about following a trademark lawsuit by Bethesda, who felt the name was too close to their upcoming game Prey, and filed to protect their trademark.
(via Praey for the Gods website)
505 Games and Remedy Entertainment announce partnership – Publisher 505 Games and developer Remedy Entertainment have announced a partnership for Remedy’s next game. The new game, codenamed P7, will be a cinematic third-person action game set in a newly created universe. The deal will bring P7 to PC, PS4 and Xbox One, marking the first time since 2003 that a Remedy game hasn’t been a Microsoft console exclusive.
(via Press Release)
White Day: A Labyrinth Named School heads West in August – PQube have announced that cult classic Korean horror game White Day: A Labyrinth Named School is being remade and released in the West. White Day was originally released in 2001 in South Korea and earned something of a cult following for being one of the most terrifying horror games of its time. The game is now being completely remade and will launch on PC and Playstation 4 in August.
(via Playstation Blog)
Paladins is now available on consoles – Free-to-play hero shooter Paladins has launched an open beta on Playstation 4 and Xbox One. The game has been in Early Access on Steam since last year and has finally found its way to consoles. Paladins was the most played new release on Steam in 2016, with 8.5 million players checking the game out.