Charged Shot Gamescast Episode 32: Candy Cast

This week on the Gamescast the crew break into all the news that came from Gamescom over the week. In addition, they also break into their favorite candy and chocolate bars.

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Final Fantasy 15 Support 8K Resolutions

Square said that the download for the game would be 170GB and require a 1080Ti but that was a communications error and they are going to share more once they have minimum specs worked out.

Final Fantasy 15 Pocket Edition

Launching for iOS, Android, and Windows 10 devices. This game will retell the story of the game with multiple episode and the first episode will be free. Releasing Fall 2017. This game will also have a chance of coming to the Switch.

Assassin’s Creed and Final Fantasy 15 Cross-Over

August 30th Final Fantasy 15th players who get the Dream Egg from the Moogle Chocobo Carnival event will receive an Assassin’s Creed outfit for Noctis. August 31st FF15 will get free Assassin’s Festival DLC. Lestallum will be redesigned for the festival and will have new activities available. This festival will allow Noctis to use more Assassin’s Creed style abilities.

A Hat in Time Releases October 5th

Sakamoto Able to Grasp a Fun Design for 2D Metroid

Quote from Game Informer via Shine Sparkers Sakamoto is quoted to say “Through the development of Metroid: Samus Returns, I was able to really grasp the possibility and fun of a 2D Metroid. Like when I finished the first game, if there is another opportunity to make another Metroid, that is something that I would love to do. Of course, that really depends on how much people really want to buy a 2D Metroid.”

Metroid Car Coming to Rocket League

Children of Morta Announcement Trailer

Children of Morta is a hack/slash rogue-like with narrative thread. Kickstarted in 2015 release scheduled for 2018.

Absolver Shows Off Co-op Fighting Mechanics (trailer)

You can group up with other fighters to have a 3v3 fight. There is a mentor/student system where pros can train new comers and help guide them with their move set. Releasing August 29th 2017.

Minecraft Xbox One S Console Bundle

Xbox One S Minecraft edition looks like a grass block with redstone circuits underneath. The controller is patchy green with a tiny creeper face on the front. The buttons have the Minecraft font. There is also a pig version of the controller.

Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition

Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition will have the project scorpio logo branded on the controller and console.

Fe Release Date Trailer Coming 2018

Fe first announced at EA 2015 press conference teased for early 2018 release. Fe will be released for Switch, PC, Xbox, and Playstation.

Jurassic World Announcement Trailer

You can create and manage your own Jurassic Park. This game is being developed by Frontier Developments. They are best known for Elite Dangerous. Release date is planned for Summer 2018 for PC, Playstation 4, and Xbox One.

New Character Calling to Arms

Looks like a clown. This new character is coming at a later date. This weekend Arms is available for free.

Xbox One PC Cross-Play Sea of Thieves Confirmed

One extra tidbit of fun is that you can barf in a bucket and throw it in an enemy’s face.


This is the first attempt at Amazon publishing a video game. Breakaway is a 5v5 soccer style game with different classes for characters.

Biomutant Details and Trailer Release Date 2018

Biomutant is a post-apocalyptic open world RPG. This is their kung-fu inspired game they said was going to be announced. This game looks like it takes more from Witcher and Zelda: BOTW style gameplay. Developer is Experiment 101 from the same devs who made Just Cause 1 and 2. Release date is 2018 on Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC. You can level up and find different robotic attachments, mutations and weapons.

SNES Classic Rewind Feature

With a press of the button you can rewind up to a 1 minute. The amount of time that can be rewound is dependent on the game itself.

Secret of Mana Remake Coming

Square is remaking Secret of Mana for Playstation 4, Vita, and Steam. This game will include enhanced visuals, voice acting, and new music.

Fear Effect Reinvented

Original Playstation game getting a graphical overhaul and remaster called Fear Effect Reinvented coming to Switch, Xbox, Playstation and PC.

Age of Empires 4 Announced

Relic confirmed for development. Age of Empires 1 remaster is coming later this year and they will be working on 2 and 3 as well.

Horizon Zero Dawn Adding an Easier Difficulty

Shenmue 3 Teaser Trailer

Facial expressions were put in a month ago but took it out during the trailer released

Bioware Confirms No DLC for Mass Effect Andromeda

Metal Gear Survive Will Include Farming and Crafting

Players will need to plant crops and herd animals for food and obtain clean water to survive. PC Gamer has also said that this is a base defence game as well.

Half Life 2 Episode 3 Script Released

Marc Laidlaw has released what he has written for Half Life 2 Episode 3 on his blog. He has changed the names in the story to similar sounding names.

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