New Switch Action Game Coming From Let It Die’s Publisher

GungHo Online Entertainment, the publisher of Suda51’s hack-and-slash game Let It Die and the Puzzle & Dragons series, has a game in development for Nintendo Switch. While the company couldn’t reveal much information about the project, it did confirm the title will be an “original action game.”

“This has been in the works, for about four to five years, and we’ve been kind of thinking what to do with it,” explained GungHo CEO Kazuki Morishita via an interpreter. “And then when the Switch was announced, we decided with the kinds abilities the Switch brings to the market for different ways of playing, we felt that it would be a good fit.”

GungHo rose to prominence thanks to its Puzzle & Dragons series, a match-three puzzle game for mobile devices that was a phenomenal success in Japan. The series made its 3DS debut in the West with Puzzle & Dragons Z, which was also bundled together with the crossover Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Edition. The studio seems to have similar global ambitions for its Switch project. “We’re developing it to be a global-centric title,” Morishita said. “We’re making it for a global audience.”

As for Let It Die, there’s new content in store for the game. At E3, GungHo unveiled the Tower of Barbs, a new area that players will have to battle their way through. Along with new gear and enemies, the reveal trailer also gives fans a quick glimpse at the next Four Forcemen. You can get a peak at the Tower of Barbs in the video above.

Let It Die is available free-to-play exclusively for PlayStation 4. GungHo hasn’t announced a release date for the Tower of Barbs content.

Steam Link On Sale For $15 Along With Summer Sale

Valve’s Steam Link hit its lowest retail price ever to go along with the Steam Summer Sale that kicked off today. It’s going for $15 on Steam itself–$35 off its normal price–up until July 5.

The device lets users stream games from their gaming PC to any other display as long their PC and Steam Link are connected to the same network. It’s essentially a bridge between a PC and television. Of course, it needs to be hooked up to a TV through HDMI.

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Games can run up to 1080p (1920×1080) with 60 FPS through the Steam Link, but network speed will determine how smooth and sharp your games look. Valve recommends using a wired connected to get the best performance out of the device, though it will work wirelessly. Performance may vary with weaker connections, but it’s one of the more cost-effective methods of playing PC games in a living room environment.

The Steam Link also has three USB 2.0 ports, HDMI out, a 100 Mb/s Ethernet port, and Bluetooth 4.0 support. If you don’t want to use a keyboard and mouse, it’s compatible with Xbox One and 360 wired and wireless controllers, but you’ll need a USB dongle to get wireless controller working. Steam Controllers have native wireless support.

Be sure to check out a few anime-related deals and sales of big-name games we found on Steam.

How To Take Care and Maintain Your Hearing Aid

Millions of Americans deal every day with some type of hearing loss. Although this product is tiny, it can be expensive, therefore requiring information to correctly preserve its function and situation. Millions of Americans still depend on these gadgets that are little to create a difference in their own life.

Within the years, some key improvements have been created by hearing products. In reality, it is often noted time, the unit have been created to be smaller and more successful over that the digital hearing-aid was stated in the 1950s and these small aids today can create outcomes that are huge. Directional microphones are put to enable the wearer to concentrate on one-on-one conversation as well as the capacity to converse in places. As you can suppose, these versions weren’t as helpful as suppliers and those to day discontinued their production till about the 1990s where engineering actually took a flip for the better.

Oklahoma City Hearing Aids technology gives a range of possibilities, meeting the requirements of people today. Some are more complicated or more costly than the others, but these digital or gadgets nonetheless need the assist of an experienced audiologist to select the correct item and proper-fitting. The price of the gadget can surpass $5 and can commence below $2,000. Combined with the installation comes good care, which may help keep it operating precisely and extend the life span of the hearing-aid. They’re an expense for particular.

As an expense, care makes your funds go quite a distance. Understanding repair, cleaning and the way you store your hearing-aid will keep it working and might avoid the need for recurring repairs over time. First, in regards to the shell, the top of hearing-aid has to be clear. Aids typically have particles from oil or dirt in the grooves. Chemical and water should to be avoided in your hearing aid. Tissue or a moist fabric needs to be carefully used to wipe down the hearing-aid. Many kits contain a brush that will be good use for earwax buildup. The microphone is acutely fragile, and it’s not required to poke the port. During cleansing, the microphone should constantly be facing the ground as well as the brush that is provided ought to be used. Wax buildup could be prevented by daily cleansing together with the brush .

In the event you have any queries or need further help on the appropriate cleansing techniques, it’s recommended that you simply ask your audiologist. They are the specialists in this area and will gladly evaluate these procedures along with one to ensure effective hearing-aid performance. As it pertains to moisture, a hearing-aid can lengthen their life and drying container or a support package will assist keep dampness from building-up inside the hearing aids. Be certain before putting them in a great spot so that you can help them as long as they possibly can to consider the batteries from the hearing-aid. This, also, will extend battery life. It’s recommended that a spare battery that ought to also be stored in a great location is usually carried by a person using a hearing-aid.

hearing-aidsAlthough batteries nowadays are made to last considerably longer lengthier than in the immediate past, drying is advised with all the use of possibly a forced-air blower (no, maybe not a blow dryer) or a can of compressed air such like the one used to clear a key pad. Moisture can occur from even sweat or rain. Climatic circumstances and your activity-level are a couple of the most frequent identified variables impacting dampness buildup. People with people who sweat or high ranges of bodily physical exercise are susceptible to moisture problems as it pertains with their hearing devices. Likewise, residing in locations of large humidity can also irritate its performance. Whether from external or internal sources, moisture ought to be averted as most useful you are able to. Some aids will stand as much as moisture than the others. Consult your audiologist to determine whether they advise drying containers or particular dry help kits and also discuss your particular life-style together. Your audiologist can assist you pick the correct aid that’ll support your present life-style in the event that you are a bodily individual and danger more perspiration than the others. This, subsequently, will assist you get the most from the hearing aid.

Nintendo Exec Explains Why Switch Cross-Play With Xbox One And PC Exists

Last week at E3 2017, Nintendo and Microsoft surprised many fans by announcing that Rocket League and Minecraft would be cross-play compatible between Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC players. We’ve already heard a lot from Xbox boss Phil Spencer about why this functionality is possible, and today we got Nintendo’s side of the story.

In an interview with GamesBeat, Nintendo of America corporate communications director Charlie Scibetta explained the thinking behind allowing Switch players to play with other consoles. According to him, the company views the situation as what is best for players–and that there’s not much downside to it. Further, he stated that it’s an example of a new effort on the part of Nintendo to be less rigid and restrictive.

“I’m really happy just as a gamer, let alone working for the company, that [cross play is] going to be possible,” he said. “We’re trying to be more flexible as a company. We’re reaching out to try and get people to interact with our IP. In this case Rocket League is [developer Psyonix’s] IP on our system, but we’re trying to get people involved with us in any way we can.”

“We want people to have a good time,” he continued. “In the case of Rocket League… we said, let’s make that happen. It’s really not more complex than that. Every game is different. Some games are great for multiplayer, some are better as a single-player experience, some are better in all kinds of situations for all kinds of games. Rocket League works best with cross platform play. Let’s make it happen.”

Rocket League was announced for Switch at E3 2017 and it’ll launch this holiday season. Minecraft, meanwhile, is getting a huge update that’ll unify the game on all its platforms–except PS4. You can read more about why Sony isn’t supporting cross-play here.

NHL 18 Trailer And Beta Details Released; Cover Star Revealed As Connor McDavid

While it was a no-show at EA’s E3 event EA Play, NHL 18 is now getting its time in the spotlight. Today, the company unveiled the first details about this year’s hockey game, including the release of its first trailer and screenshots.

You can check out the trailer below, which debuted tonight during the 2017 NHL Awards. It offers an overview of what to expect from this year’s game. And, as has become customary, the NHL Awards also brought word about the game’s cover star. NHL 18’s cover will feature 20-year-old Oilers center Connor McDavid, who won the Art Ross Trophy this past season.

Among the new features in NHL 18 are Creative Attack controls, letting you pull off highlight reel moves like one-handed dekes and between-the-legs maneuvers. On the other side of the puck is the new Defensive Skill Stick, providing you with poke-check targeting and controlled stick sweeps.

NHL 18 adds a new NHL Threes mode that’s described in a press release as an “arcade-inspired experience with fast-paced, over-the-top action that features faster gameplay, bigger hits, and high-scoring action.” This can be played in local co-op or online against other players, while there’s also a campaign mode where you work through a circuit and unlock unspecified, “objective-based” rewards. 3-on-3 gameplay is also introduced to EA Sports Hockey League mode.

Franchise mode meanwhile adds an expansion draft option, and Ultimate Team introduces solo challenges. Additionally, a new Hockey Training Camp mode will help you to improve at the game.

Ahead of NHL 18’s release, a beta will be available that consists of the NHL Threes, Hockey League, and Online Versus modes. This kicks off on July 25, but you can sign up for beta access now at the EA Sports website.

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NHL releases for PS4 and Xbox One on September 15, although EA Access members will be able to play for up to 10 hours on Xbox One beginning September 7. Alternatively, preordering the Young Star or Young Stars Deluxe editions will provide unlimited access to the full game starting on September 12. These special editions come with a McDavid-themed celebration and Ultimate Team content, among other bonuses.