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A new first person 6v6 Gundam, Gundam Evolution game is coming to PC in Japan in 2022, with beta testing taking place later next month in August. Sadly for us in the West, this is tied to Japan only at the moment, so who knows if we will ever see a Western release at a later time or not.

The game will be free to play and hosts small sized 6v6 PVP battles with various game modes such as; domination / capture the flag, all set in the gundam universe. Play style looks similar to Overwatch and other shooters, and whilst I personally think it looks great fun, we will need to see how it plays and what other features it has built in.

I’m crossing my fingers for a Western release sometime in the future but I highly doubt it sadly (Since we never seem to get a load of awesome Japanese games over here). More information can be found at https://gundamevolution.jp/ (can translate to English in browser)

Check out some 9 minute gameplay footage below (courtesy of Master PenDragon on YouTube):

 

If like me your addicted to Animal Crossing, you’ll be happy to hear that Nintendo just announced the upcoming series of FREE seasonal updates to our beloved Animal Crossing Franchise.

These updates will start from tomorrow, April 23rd, and continue all the way through to the end of June!. From Nintendos video, it appears updates include a whole range of expansions, events, new characters and experiences for the players to enjoy, full list below:

  • Treasure Trawler (Jolly Redd)

Jolly Redd will be patrolling the high seas and stop off at players’ islands randomly to sell off some of his unique art pieces and furniture items. If I’ve done my homework correctly, the player, if like last iterations of the game, will need to guess which piece of his art are REAL or FAKE. Buying a real piece of art will allow the player to donate this to the new museum expansion, the art gallery.

  • April 23rd – May 4th – Nature Day

Grab your watering cans and plant feeder ! Nature Day will be celebrated in game with lots of nook mile, nature-inspired, special challenges. Planting shrubs, flowers, trees, and watering flower beds and the like I’d imagine ! There may be some nice rewards too once all the challenges are complete, but we will need to find out !

  • Leif’s Garden Shop – Island Visitor

Expect regular island visits from Nature-boy, Leif, as he comes to offer some of his special saplins, flowers and other nature related goodies to plant around your island.

  • May 1st – May 7th – May Day Mystery TourĀ 

We may not be able to travel anywhere currently due to lockdown regulations amidst covid-19, however lets pack our virtualĀ  weekend luggage, as AC players will be able to take a special nook miles flight to a new special island thats different from the usual ”mystery islands” your used to ! There are rumours there may be a special visitor there too, who could it be ?

  • May 18th – May 31st – International Museum Day

After receiving your special stamp card, players will earn in game rewards after collecting stamps on their museum stamp card.

  • June 1st – June 30th – Wedding Season

Looks like newlyweds Reece and Cyrus are at Harvey’s island, its your job to help take some wedding / anniversary photos of them. Players will be rewarded with wedding themed items during this event.

All in all a nice list of more animal crossing goodness ! Should keep players engaged and occupied enough during lockdown.

 

I’ve been enjoying the sun the past week or so, and working on some mini projects so haven’t been active hardly at all on any social media platforms.

However, now thats its torrentially raining outside and has been since yesterday later afternoon, I’ve been planning future articles and new features for the website and social media channels that will be dropping throughout 2019.

First change thats going to take place is a new logo and banner for the website thats only a cosmetic change, but one I think has been long over due for a while. I’ve been working on something over the last couple of months for small bursts of time when I’ve had the time to do so, but it’s finally complete and I’ll be uploading and changing the look of the site around 9pm GMT tonight.

Other features I have in the works, well, stay tuned and ill release some more information soon about these. I’m in the progress of getting a couple bits of hardware (bit of a clue?) that will allow me to make one of the features possible through this channel.

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