‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’ creator goes ‘dark’

It's a tough time for one of the game industry's more creative studios. The Chinese Room, the developers behind award-winners like Everybody's Gone to the Rapture and Dear Esther, has revealed that it's "going dark" for the months ahead. The compan…
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‘Everybody’s Golf’, AKA ‘Hot Shots Golf’, Pre-Registration Begins in Japan

Fans of the Hot Shots Golf series, known as Everybody’s Golf in Japan, should keep their eyes out. The first version of the game, announced in late 2016 for iOS and Android is set to release soon, with preregistration now open for the game. While the game and preregistration are only planned for Japan for now, it’s possible to preregister at the game’s official website, with a variety of currency rewards for doing so.

Everybody’s Golf is developed by Drecom and is being released by ForwardWorks, Sony’s mobile gaming branch. Hayashi Shigi of Famitsu reports the game will have 8-player online play, and both he and the Wall Street Journal’s Takashi Mochizuki have positive reports on the quality of the game after playing. While there’s no report yet on a western release, the Hot Shots Golf series has had various releases in the west, so it’s plausible we could be playing this in English someday.

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