Today, the New Game+ Expo showcase aired, showing off interesting new Japanese games like Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 and Trails of Cold Steel IV. Aside from that, we learned when we’ll be able to get our hands on the new Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 Warehouse demo and much more. Here’s the news you might’ve missed for June 23, 2020.
Support for Oculus Go Will End This Year
Facebook and Oculus will be discontinuing support and production for the Oculus Go this year. The headset touts being a completely standalone wireless device, allowing for VR on the go.
The company will be discontinuing production to focus more on the future of VR, with the goal of pushing the technology further. While VR is impressive, there’s still plenty of room for growth, which Facebook and Oculus plan on working towards.
Rogue Legacy 2 Set to Launch in Early Access Next Month
The sequel to one of the best roguelikes out there, Rogue Legacy 2 is nearing completion and will be coming to Steam on July 23 in early access form. It will also be available on Epic Games Store the same day.
While it’s unclear when it will launch in full and when it will be headed to consoles, expectations for it are high. The original, which released in 2013, was critically well received, due to its charming characters, engaging Metroidvania elements, and beautiful 2D art style.
Trails of Cold Steel IV Is Coming to PS4 in October
As announced during the New Game+ Expo, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV is headed to PlayStation 4 on Oct. 27. It’ll be released for PC and Nintendo Switch later in 2021.
Trails of Cold Steel is a Japanese action RPG developed by Nihon Falcom and published by NIS America in the United States. The last entry, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III, launched in 2019 in the West and garnered critical praise.
Trails of Cold Steel IV is coming October 27, 2020 to PS4, and to NSW and PC in 2021! Watch our new trailer to see Class VII display their skills and teamwork! Learn where to preorder your copy here: (https://t.co/oOU8hNsOWS) #TrailsofColdSteelIV pic.twitter.com/o9Dh63wpSZ
— NISAmerica (@NISAmerica) June 23, 2020
SteamWorld Dig, Monster Boy, and Others Headed to Stadia Pro in July
On July 1, four new games will come to Stadia Pro, the platform’s subscription service similar to PS Plus or Games with Gold. The games are SteamWorld Dig, Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom, West of Loathing, and Crayta.
For $10 a month, you gain access to the ever-changing list of games, like the ones mentioned above, along with the ability to stream in 4K. Stadia was a bit of a critical dud upon release, but seeing Google continue to support it each month is a good sign.
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2’s Warehouse Preorder Demo Goes Live in August
Are you ready to be a Superman? Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 is available to preorder right now. Doing so will get you access to the nostalgia-filled Warehouse demo, which will launch on Aug. 14.
We also got word of the game’s new skaters, including Lizzie Armanto, Leo Baker, Riley Hawk, and others. The hype train is chugging along and you can get your hands on this package when it comes to PS4, Xbox One, and PC on Sept. 4.
New Deadly Premonition 2 Trailer Lays Down the Camp
The latest Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise trailer is available to check out, and it plays a lot like a commercial. The combination of uplifting positivity along with the horrifying imagery the series is known for is… unsettling. Deadly Premonition 2 will be released as a timed exclusive for Nintendo Switch on July 10.
You can check out the trailer below: