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Arena of Valor – Developer reveals new battle royale mode for mobile MOBA

The official Chinese social media channel of Arena of Valor (or 王者荣耀 in China) recently teased a new mode for the mobile MOBA, 边境突围 (roughly translated as Border Assault). In this upcoming mode, up to 100 players will be together…

Knives Out – NetEase hires mastermind behind Battle Royale movies as head consultant

Knives Out is apparently quite a popular mobile battle royale game in Japan, as the local branch of NetEase recently hired Kenta Fukasaku as the game’s head consultant. If you did not know, Kenta Fukasaku is the writer of cult…

Swordsman X – Quick look at Closed Beta 2 of wuxia battle royale

Back in Febrauary, we first wrote about a new and unique battle royale game from China, Swordsman X. I recently got to try Swordsman X in its Closed Beta 2 phase, and for the record, no kills were managed in…

Radical Heights – Free-to-Play battle royale from LawBreakers studio is now playable

[Steam page] Following the recent announcement that Boss Key Productions has stopped working on LawBreakers, the studio recently announced a new Free-to-Play battle royale, Radical Heights, which is now playable in the Steam Early Access phase. Crafted using Unreal Engine…

NetEase – Chinese developer preparing to sue copycats of their battle royale games

In a twist to the storyline, after PUBG Corp officially sued Chinese developer NetEase for cloning PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, NetEase today instead issued a statement claiming that it will begin to sue any studios which copied “creative features” found in Rules…

Fortnite – Cross-platform mobile version of Battle Royale mode announced

[Official news] Recently crowned as the “Most Watched Game” on Twitch, overtaking rival PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds by over 50% in terms of views, the mobile version of Fortnite Battle Royale was just announced by developer Epic Games. Fortnite Battle Royale will…

H1Z1 – Mother of all battle royale games is now Free-to-Play

[Play free now] While PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is the battle royale game which has been taking all accolades over the past couple of years, it was indeed H1Z1 which stated the genre.  Developer Daybreak Game Studio could be blamed for not…

Swordsman X – Epic wuxia survival MMO set to launch in China this year

We first teased Swordsman X on our Facebook page, and today we are here to introduce more about the game. Swordsman X was first announced back in mid-2017, and it is developed by China-based Dream Game Studio using investment from…

Fortnite – Open Beta date announced for South Korea service

Last week during a media conference held at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, Epic Games announced that its self-developed game, Fortnite, will enter Open Beta on 23 January in South Korea. Of course, the super-popular Battle Royale mode will be made…

Paladins – 100 heroes to battle in new Battlegrounds mode

[Play free now] At the annual Hi-Rez Expo, developer Hi-Rez Studios announced a new game mode for its competitive hero shooter, Paladins. Known as Paladins Battlegrounds, the huge map will contain up to 100 players, and it is being touted…