Posts Tagged ‘Psyonix’

Rocket League Gets Xbone Cross-Platform Play Today

Have you prepared your chants and jeers for Rocket League [official site] adding cross-platform multiplayer with Xbox One today? “You’re going home in the back of a Warthog.” Things like that. “Where’s your Milo gone? (Where’s your Milo gone?)” That stuff. “Two console wars and one E3, doo-dah doo-dah!” You get the idea. And after Edinburgh echoed with Sunshine on Leith all weekend, I realise you need a song too: Baba Yetu or At Doom’s Gate? What’s sportsball without friendly territorial rivalry?

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Get Dunked On! Rocket League Launches Hoops Mode

You may now dunk on your friends, and your friends may dunk on you, and you may all dunk on each other – and with each other – to your hearts’ content. The promised basketball-y Hoops mode arrived for Rocket League [official site] in a free update today. Instead of a goal, Hoops has a… a hovergoal? One of those big onion rings they play basketball with. You know the ones. Also, a load of cosmetic carbits inspired by The Witcher, Goat Simulator, and other games are now in Rocket League too.

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Squad Goals: Rocket League Free This Weekend, Witcher Collaboration Incoming

So what do you think of that Rocket League [official site], then? What’s that, you haven’t played it? Even though it was the RPS Best Game of 2015? Well aren’t you in luck, because Psyonix’s car-ball-cage-goal ‘em up is free this weekend on Steam. Annnd a Witcher 3 crossover is in the works too, set to land alongside the free Hoops update heading our way this Tuesday. Happy Friday.

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Vroomshakalaka! Rocket League Hoops Mode Next Week

I believe I can drive. I believe I can touch the sky. I think about it every night and day, turboblast and fly away. So, y’know, I’m excited to hear that carball ‘em up Rocket League [official site] is adding its promised basketball-y Hoops mode next Tuesday, April 26th. It’s coming in a free update. Here, watch this (parking) space jam:

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Dusted: Legacy Of Kain F2P Spin-Off Nosgoth Cancelled

Square Enix have announced that they are cancelling Nosgoth [official site], the free-to-play humans vs. vampires multiplayer game vaguely connected to the Legacy of Kain series. It entered beta in January 2015 and will close down in May without having properly launched. It wasn’t popular enough to keep going, Square Enix say, which always invites a lot of finger-pointing. Squeenix will keep the servers online for people to play until May 31st, when Nosgoth will suffer final death.

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Rocket League Starts Dunking In April

Psst. Pssst! Hey, hi, shh, get in here and close the door. This is actually Alice hacking into the account of a vanished RPS hero because I’m a mite flu-y and everyone in the RPS treehouse shouted at me to go back to bed. But they can’t reasonably expect me to resist a car nailing a sweet dunk. It is, of course, a peek at the upcoming basketball mode for carball game Rocket League [official site], which developers Psyonix have now announced will launch in April. Look, I’ll show you this short video loop and then schlep myself back to bed, I promise:

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Rocket League In Line For Xbox One Cross-Network Play

Rocket League cross-network

Microsoft have announced a new cross-network feature that’ll be championed by Psyonix’s cage-ball-goal ‘em up Rocket League [official site] in the coming months. Although at the discretion of developers, the new initiative means, in theory, Xbox Live users will be able join other players in the same games but on different networks, such as, say, PSN or Steam.

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