Tencent backed studios dominate Steam’s top sellers list

SteamDB has published a ranking of the top-selling games of the week up to May 22. As pointed out by Daniel Ahmad, a senior analyst at the gaming market research firm Niko Partners, the list is dominated by titles backed by the Chinese tech giant Tencent.

Furry fighting game Mofu Mofu Sensen gains attention in Japan but has gamers confused

Furry fighting game Mofu Mofu Sensen gains attention in Japan but has gamers confused due to the total lack of information online, even though it’s planned for release sometime in May for the Nintendo Switch.

Elon Musk seemingly finishes Elden Ring using a build that drew criticism

It sounds like Elon Musk has completed Elden Ring after tweeting high praise for the game on May 22 saying, “Elden Ring, experienced in its entirety, is the most beautiful art I have ever seen.”

Sky island building action RPG Crystarise is set to release on October 28

Crystarise is a 2D open world action RPG that combines action gameplay, where you explore fields, and simulation gameplay, where you customize a base. The protagonist of the game is a young girl who is tasked with becoming the guardian deity of a mysterious sky island.

Tokyo Coffee Pandechika brings the pandemic to a game set in a café

Tokyo Coffee Pandechika is a nostalgic coffee game set in a Tokyo café during the pandemic. The developer Heaviside Creations previously released a video streaming RPG called Live in Dungeon in 2021.

Meg’s Monster is a JRPG where you play as an ogre with 99,999 HP and protect a young girl

Meg’s Monster is an adventure RPG set in the Underworld that depicts the meeting of a monster and a young girl. While the girl may look weak at a glance, she actually holds a secret: her tears have the power to destroy the entire world.

Pokémon GO’s Remote Raid Pass bundle has seen a sudden price increase and players aren’t pleased

The price of a bundle of three Remote Raid Passes in Pokémon GO was raised to 300, an increase of 50 PokéCoins. This update was met with a mixed reaction from players, most of whom expressed disappointment.

Deck-building horror game Playable Mockup coming to Steam May 25

Playable Mockup is a 3D deck-building horror game about exploring an infinitely looping corridor. As the name suggests, Playable Mockup is a playable prototype of a game still in development.

A sequel to Madorica Real Estate, an escape game that uses a pen and paper, is in development

Gift Ten Industry has announced that a sequel to Madorica Real Estate is in development for PC (Steam) and the Nintendo Switch. Madorica Real Estate is a puzzle solving escape game where players make use of a pen and paper.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ TV program audio has been deciphered

One Animal Crossing: New Horizons player has deciphered just what is being said on a TV program featured in the game. They’re speaking Japanese.

Kirby 64 fans are in love with that little Kirby chunk from the Super Cutter ability

The little sliver of Kirby that remains after using the Super Cutter ability in Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards appears to be quietly gaining popularity among fans. Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards will soon be offered to Nintendo Switch + Expansion Pack users on May 20.

A Pokemon-style game development engine called MonTamer Maker is in the works

Yanako RPGs has announced MonTamer Maker, a game development engine for creating monster tamer games. It was also announced that the very same engine is being used to develop the monster tamer game Dokimon.

VA-11 Hall-A dev posts an update on N1RV Ann-A and other projects

VA-11 Hall-A developer Sukeban Games has posted an update on N1RV Ann-A and other projects codenamed Next Game and Project D.

Fake The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild cartridge spotted in second-hand store

The Japanese second-hand store chain Hard-Off has found a fake The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild cartridge at one of their stores. If the numbers on the front and back of the cartridge don’t match, players should be concerned that it’s a fake.

Elden Ring players discuss if the game is worthy of its 96 Metascore

Elden Ring players have recently been discussing if the game is worthy of its high Metascore on Metacritic, and opinions appear to be divided.

Final Sword, the game which made news for stealing Zelda music, is coming to PS5 [Update]

It looks like Final Sword will be coming to PlayStation platforms. According to the game’s page on the Japanese PlayStation Store, the game will be released on May 19.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild player dives underwater using a glitch called SubmaLink

An underwater glitch called SubmaLink has been discovered in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild by ZeldaNeko, a Japanese player who studies various techniques and glitches found in the game.

Dead or Alive creator Tomonobu Itagaki has created a Twitter account to share news about his new game project

Game creator Tomonobu Itagaki has revealed that he has created his own personal Twitter account. He plans to use the account to share the latest information on his new game project.

Cute Soulslike action game Little Witch Nobeta launches on September 29

Magical girl Soulslike action game Little Witch Nobeta launches on September 29 for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam). Little Witch Nobeta is currently in Steam Early Access.

Elden Ring’s map is silently being revised during updates

Elden Ring’s in-game map has been getting slight tweaks as the game has been updated. YouTuber illusory wall has compiled these changes and explained them in a video.

fault – StP – LIGHTKRAVTE, a prequel to the fault series, is coming to Steam on May 28

The latest title in the “fault” series called fault - StP - LIGHTKRAVTE is coming to Steam on May 28. It takes place in a peaceful Rughzenhaide before it falls.

Visual Arts’ visual novel Stella of the End coming to Japan on September 30

Visual Arts’ post-apocalyptic visual novel Stella of the End coming to Japan on September 30. The game tells a story of a realist trafficker and an android girl that wishes to become a human.

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