Today Black Desert Online players can get their first taste of the Shadow Arena, a new Battle Royale-style mode that will be available after today’s regular maintenance. Anyone who has bought Black Desert Online or has access to the game via the 7-day free trial can participate in the Shadow Arena tests. The Shadow Arena will have a limited capacity and is only available for testing during certain times. Please check the Black Desert Online website and social media channels for the updated schedule announcements. - About the Shadow Arena Shadow Arena is a new mode that pits up to 50 players against each other in a struggle for survival. Gather supplies and outwit your opponents to become the last person standing. Players will start the match as a ‘Black Spirit’, a small flying specter that can then possess the bodies of one of the playable classes in Black Desert Online. For the Early Access version, the Warrior, Sorceress, Berserker, Tamer, Valkyrie, Wizard, Witch, Dark Knight and Mystic will be available allowing participants to pick from nine different playstyles By roaming the arena after finding their preferred class, players can gather skills, weapons, armor, accessories and special items such as flares, potions, traps and more. It will be essential for victory that players strategically acquire their skills and items to deal with the opposition. For more information on Black Desert Online or on how to enter the 7-day free trial, please visit blackdesertonline.com
NAVER today announced an agreement with LG Electronics (LG) to cooperate on R&D to apply NAVER LABS’ integrated location and mobility platform “xDM” (eXtended Definition & Dimension Map) to LG’s Guide Robot. The partnership between NAVER LABS — which is developing numerous future technologies, including indoor autonomous mapping robot M1 and Hybrid HD Map — and LG Electronics was initiated during CES 2019. xDM was first revealed at DEVIEW 2018, the largest developer conference in Korea. It combines the NAVER LABS portfolio of robot and AI-based technologies such as high definition (HD) mapping, localization and navigation with high-precision spatial data. Key features are self-updating 3D/HD mapping, precise indoor and outdoor positioning and context-aware location information based on real-time spatial data. It supports the development of future location-based services such as augmented reality (AR) walking navigation and autonomous mobility services that include autonomous vehicles, service robots and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS). The partnership aims at creating synergy by merging the xDM platform with LG’s Guide Robot in part because xDM can realize precise indoor autonomous driving using low-cost sensors and low processing power, allowing LG Electronics to enhance the operation quality of its robot. At the same time, NAVER LABS can further enhance xDM capabilities with data collected by LG’s Guide Robot. “NAVER LABS’ xDM platform is marked by the potential to be widely used for various future technologies such as autonomous driving and robotics,” said Senior Vice President Jinseo Roh, head of LG Electronics’ Robot Business Center. “With NAVER LABS, LG will not only continue to enrich the consumer experience, but will also contribute to the development of robotics. LG Electronics and NAVER LABS are discussing a larger partnership opportunity going forward.” “Reaching a synergistic agreement with LG Electronics on joint R&D at CES is one of the greatest accomplishments of NAVER LABS,” said Sangok Seok, the head of Autonomous Machine Group at NAVER LABS. “LG Electronics is launching various robots to generate innovation of daily life and, together with LG Electronics, NAVER LABS will continue to realize NAVER LABS’ vision to develop ambient intelligence technologies.”
- Begins service in 164 countries worldwide for Android and iOS - Has achieved no.1 grossing game app in Korea, and is currently servicing in Korea and Japan - Users can log in from various platforms, including Android, iOS and more Seoul, South Korea – December 6, 2018 - LINE GAMES Corporation’s mobile CCG “Destiny Child” is now available to download and play in 164 countries on Android and iOS. The game is available in five different languages, including English, French, and Chinese. Developed by LINE GAMES and SHIFTUP, Destiny Child is a mobile CCG (Collectable Character Game) featuring the adventures of a lethargic Demon King candidate and his three supproting succubi, ‘Mona’, ‘Lisa’ and ‘Davi’. Users can collect and nurture over 300 characters, each with their own story, to unlock their full potentials and assemble all-star teams for various strategic plays. The game features industry leading Live2D artworks by Korea’s famous illustrator Hyung-tae Kim, CEO of SHIFTUP, and offers versatile game modes that users can explore, from main scenario-based quests to PvPs like ‘Devil Rumble’, and daily missions including ‘Underground’, and ‘Event Dungeon’. First launched in Korea in 2016, Destiny Child has establishsed itself as a popular IP, achieving No. 1 grossing game app just three days after its release on Apple App Store and Google Play. Embracing players and illustration enthusiasts, the game has held annual illustration contests, as well as offline artwork exhibition that all players can actively participate. Celebrating the game’s global launch, LINE GAMES will carry out a special event ‘Devil Festa’, which will reward participants with valuable items including ‘5-star character summon scroll’ and ’10,000 onyx’. Meanwhile, LINE GAMES is supporting multiple log in options to offer more convenient service to users worldwide. Users can choose to log in from their Android and iOS accounts, as well as social media accounts like LINE and Facebook. For more information on Destiny Child, visit official Facebook( https://www.facebook.com/destinychild.official ) and Destiny Child Global Community( https://moot.us/lounges/73 ). ■ Press Contacts LINE GAMES Press Team: dl_press@line.GAMES ■ About LINE GAMES Corporation LINE GAMES Corporation ("LINE GAMES") is an affiliate company of LINE Corporation (“LINE”) specializing in game business. Based in Seoul, Korea, LINE GAMES was established along with LINE’s acquisition of Korea’s leading game developer and publisher, NextFloor in August 2018. LINE GAMES is working closely with the global messenger platform LINE to develop and service high quality titles for diverse genres and platforms. As a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software, LINE GAMES is currently pursuing global expansion of its game business, starting with series of global releases of its major hits including ‘Dragon Flight’ and ‘Destiny Child’.
Dynamic Media Triad and Digital Tribe Games are proud to announce the release of Broken Reality, arriving on Steam on November 29, 2018. Mac and Linux versions will follow and launch by the end of December. After four years of development, a successful Kickstarter campaign, they are ready to bring this experience to the public. Broken Reality is a new indie adventure where players will dive into five unique levels of a non-stop humorous adventure set in a 3D internet world. Players explore, collect likes, solve puzzles, do quests for flavorful characters all while discovering the dark secrets beneath the Net. The game is comedic by nature, and a lot of care has gone into the Vaporware style aesthetics. Every level is a hand-crafted experience with unique assets. “Broken Reality is a first-person puzzle/adventure game set in a world where Internet sites are 3D places rather than 2D pages. The player takes control of a nameless, faceless user who has just created their account on the system. The gameplay is in itself a commentary on the state of the internet, social media, truth and more in the post-truth era, while also being a light-hearted parody of many famous internet sites, corporations, and activities.” - Sebastian Covacevich, Lead Game Designer, Dynamic Media Triad Studio
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Mouser Electronics Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, along with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara, today released the fourth video episode in the Generation Robot series, part of Mouser’s award-winning Empowering Innovation Together™ program. In the newest video, Imahara tours the Cyberdyne Studio just outside of Tokyo to learn more about the company’s Hybrid Assistive Limb® (HAL®) — a robotic medical suit that combines human, machine, and information functionalities to restore or improve mobility. The Generation Robot series is sponsored by Mouser’s valued suppliers Analog Devices, Intel®, Microchip Technology and Molex. During the in-depth interview with Cyberdyne CEO Dr. Yoshiyuki Sankai, Mouser and Imahara explore the different uses for human-robot, or cybernetic, implementations. The video features a demonstration of how the HAL system supports and enhances a wearer’s mobility. Imahara also interviews a HAL patient to see and learn more about training in the HAL suit and relearning motor functions, as well as how the technology is improving the patient’s life. “The melding of human and robotic systems is the pinnacle of innovation,” said Glenn Smith, President and CEO of Mouser Electronics. “The technology we see at Cyberdyne Studio could forever change humanity, providing lasting solutions to physical impairments.” “This is us moving beyond working next to machines — instead, we’re becoming one with machines. HAL’s technology is tied to our own cerebral nerves so simply thinking about an action allows the technology to carry out the response,” added Imahara. Since 2015, Mouser’s Empowering Innovation Together™ program has been one of the most visible and recognized programs in the electronic component industry, featuring projects ranging from 3D printing objects in space to the amazing benefits of technologies that are Shaping Smarter Cities. For 2018, Mouser’s goal is to reach even more innovators around the globe with the Empowering Innovation Together™ program through the focus of how robots impact humanity.
En Masse Entertainment revealed their upcoming roadmap of content that TERA players on Xbox One and PlayStation®4 can look forward to in upcoming months. En Masse remains dedicated to giving the community a steady flow of new content, while making changes and quality-of-life updates based on player feedback. In August, fans can expect to see Gridiron, a new PvP Battleground, along with the Rootstock and Pond Faire in-game events. September will bring the highly-anticipated ninja class. Holiday events are always a special time in TERA and things get extra spooky in October with an annual Halloween event and festive with the Winter holiday event in December. Expanded guild features, new dungeons, and end-game gear are among the other new content and features rounding out TERA’s content calendar for 2018. Looking ahead to 2019, the debut of the glaive-wielding valkyrie in early January means TERA is kicking off the new year with a bang.
En Masse Entertainment announced today that the gunner, a new playable class is now available for TERA on Xbox One and PlayStation®4 as a free update. The gunner is a high damage class who wields a massive arcannon to mow down mobs of enemies. The team at En Masse is celebrating the launch of the gunner with some special events and challenges: Starting today and going through July 8, players will receive one free additional Character Slot upon their first-time log in to TERA which they can use to create a gunner (or any of TERA’s eleven character classes). Through July 22, gunners unlock special rewards as they level-up. If players manage to get all the way to level 65, they’ll unlock an exclusive costume and weapon skin for their gunner! The first gunner to reach level 65 on each server will also earn a special achievement and “Cutting Edge” title. - The gunner has one EXPLOSIVE personality. The gunner is the first new class to come to TERA on consoles and is available to the female castanic and high-elf races at character creation. At first glance, the massive guns make this class seem limited to long-range combat; however, the gunner is surprisingly versatile, making her an excellent choice for utility players who want to be effective in a variety of situations. Tough, deadly, and crafty, the gunner comes fully loaded with abilities that help her stand apart on the battlefield. 1) Battlefield-Clearing Attacks: Powerful area-of-effect attacks, including the visually-stunning Balder’s Vengeance, let the gunner mow down hordes of enemies without breaking a sweat. 2) Big-Ass Guns: This class is defined by the arcannon—a huge weapon with huge damage potential. Why settle on small when you can go big? 3) Summoned Constructs: With her ability to place turrets and constructs around the battlefield, the gunner never has to fight alone. It’s like having a party with you wherever you go! 4) Heavy Armor: With huge guns and heavy armor, the gunner is a tank. Fight with ranged attacks or hit hard from up close. The ability to mix up attacks keeps enemies guessing until they’re blown away.
Today Pearl Abyss and Kakao Games announced that the brand new “Lahn” class will be added to Black Desert Online on May 23rd. Lahn’s unique capabilities, moveset and fighting style will enable players to experience Black Desert Online in a whole new way. With the addition of Lahn, players can now choose between 16 diverse classes, each of which has the unique real-time action combat abilities for which Black Desert Online is famed for. Lahn is a master of martial arts who trained in a dynasty of the far east. Her story begins by becoming a priestess but falls to an evil scheme, which she tragically loses her lover in the battlefield. Grieved by her loss, she realizes that strength is the only way to achieve her ideals. Determined to return to her home one day and protect the ones she love, she embarks on a journey in search of greater power. The upcoming female class uses a new weapon type that is exclusive to her, a stretchable main-hand weapon called the Crescent Pendulum. This is a crescent-moon shaped blade on the end of a long piece of cloth. She throws and swings her weapon with immaculate grace and completes her deadly arsenal with the Noble Sword, a short blade that is her off-hand weapon. Lahn is a very speedy and agile class that utilizes dance-like combat moves. Her Nimbus Stride skill lets her gracefully glide through the air, displaying both elegance and power. During the upcoming Subscription Event running from May 9 (after maintenance) - May 23 (before maintenance) new and existing players that subscribe to the Black Desert Online newsletter on the special event page will be rewarded with the following 3 in-game items, Sealed Book of Combat (7D), Blessing of Kamasylve (7D) and Gold Bar 100G.
En Masse Entertainment is pleased to announce that Corsairs’ Stronghold, a new PvP Battleground for Level 65 players, arrives today for TERA players on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. In Corsairs’ Stronghold, two teams of 20 players will alternate between attacking and defending the stronghold. As the attacking team, utilize airships, tanks, or battle on foot to fight your way to the heart of the keep and destroy the crystal inside. On defense, do everything in your power to prevent the oncoming siege! To celebrate the release of this exciting new battleground, all TERA players will receive a free Pirate Eyepatch to their in-game parcel post when they log in before May 15! Corsairs’ Stronghold is just the beginning of a month packed with free events and content for TERA players on console this May. More player events and massive content updates are coming hard and fast and - just like TERA - it’s all completely free. For more information on TERA, please visit the official site tera.enmasse.com and follow the game on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.