Train2Game News Fall Guy Christmas Jumper

Numskull Designs and Devolver Digital/Mediatonic are excited to announce that the bean-based battle royale sensation, Fall Guys, are being added to the Christmas Jumpers range.

Grab, bounce and elegantly stumble your way to the best-dressed crown this holiday season!
 
This jumper may not give you the ability to tumble through crowds of beans, but it is sure to be the smash hit of any Christmas gaming session! Knitted from 100% premium yarn, this jumper shares the same colourful charm as the beloved beans, with plenty of added festive cheer to help spread the Christmas spirit.

The Fall Guys Christmas Jumper will be releasing this November and is now available to pre-order from selected retailers found on the Numskull Designs website.

PRICE: £34.99/$44.99 (USD)/ €39.99/$69.95 AUD / $79.95 NZD / $59.99 CDN

RELEASE DATE: Mid November 2020

  • Official Mediatonic/Devolver Digital product.
  • Designed and engineered by Numskull Designs.
  • 100% knitted (not printed).
  • Made from Premium quality yarn for extra comfort.
  • Unisex design and fit, and can be worn all year round.
  • Features detailed front and back knitted design.
  • Available in various sizes. UK, EU and AUS – XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL and US – 2XS, XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL.

Watch the launch video on YouTube

Ready to customise your look?

Pre-order the Fall Guys Christmas Jumper here – http://bit.ly/FallGuysWebPR

Train2Game News YouTube Fall Guys Tournament

YouTube has announced a live charity gaming tournament featuring an all-star gaming creator lineup competing in Fall Guys Season 2.

Starting at 11 a.m. PT on Friday, Oct. 9, this two hour celebration will debut the new medieval Season 2 content, including new costumes, emotes, levels and more.

The winners of the tournament will receive a $100,000 donation to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on their behalf as well as a custom YouTube Gaming Fall Guys crown.
 
The tournament will be live streamed on the official Fall Guys YouTube Channel and feature prominent creators AyChristine, CouRage, ItsFunneh, JeromeASF, Jazzyguns, KreekCraft, Logdotzip, and more. Creators will compete in teams of two and accumulate points over a set number of matches for a shot at the Grand Finals, with the top two teams squaring off to see who takes the crown and charity donation.
 
“The explosive growth Fall Guys has seen on YouTube has been nothing short of jaw-dropping. In less than one month, Fall Guys related content on YouTube has seen over 1.3B views and over 650,000 videos uploaded alone,” said Ryan Wyatt, head of gaming, YouTube. “I love seeing our amazing community of creators come together to support UNICEF and its great cause. I look forward to seeing which creators take the crown!”
 
This tournament is a part of YouTube’s commitment to provide high quality and competitive live stream content for gaming fans globally while bringing awareness to important causes. YouTube Gaming is a gaming destination that gives gamers endless ways to enjoy the games they care about and connect with creators and communities that share their same passion. Viewers can find personalized gaming content, the top live games, gaming creators on the rise and trending videos all in one place

Train2Game News Fall Guys 7m In 3 Weeks

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has taken the gamingworld by storm since its release on August 4, 2020. The game falls under the increasingly popular Battle Royale game mode and has been trending among avid and casual gamers alike. According to data presented by Safebettingsites.com, Fall Guys has sold over 7 million units of the game on gaming platform Steam in less than 3 weeks and is fast becoming one of the most popular games on streaming platform Twitch.

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout – A Wholesome Battle Royale

In the last few years, the Battle Royale game mode has become one of the most popular game modes in terms of both active players and in viewership on streaming platforms. The game mode was popularized with the release of Fortnite in 2017.

Itentails gamers playing online against other real-life gamers all vying to be the last one standing at the end of a match. However, most of the different iterations of the game mode involve combat of some sort where opponents are needed to be killed off to be eliminated from the game. 

This is what separates Fall Guys as it puts a totally wholesome twist on the Battle Royale game mode. Fall Guys is played with up to 60 online players all vying to finish an obstacle course where only a certain number qualify for each level of the course.

The obstacle course has been described by many as a combination of popular tv shows, Wipeout and Takeshi’s Castle. The graphics of the game is also designed to be suitable for most ages. Players are represented by little animated avatars that they can customise to their liking. This made the game appealing to even the most casual of gamers.

The game was developed by Mediatonic and is available to download for free on PlayStation Plus or for various prices (depending on region) on Steam.

Fall Guys Takes Over Steam, PS Plus and Twitch

Since its release in the first week of August, Fall Guys has sold over 7 million units of the game in just a little over 3 weeks after its release. Sony also announced that the game has set the record for most downloaded Playstation Plus game of all time.

The game’s appeal stretches beyond the gamer experience as it has also proven to be popular among those who merely enjoy watching the game being played. In August, Fall Guys was already making its way to the top of the charts despite being in its infancy on streaming platform Twitch.

You can read more about the story with more statistics and information at: https://www.safebettingsites.com/blog/2020/09/16/fall-guys-sold-7m-units-in-less-than-3-weeks-on-steam/

Train2Game News Fall Guys Charity Raises $1m for SpecialEffect

Fall Guys charity auction raises $1M for gamers’ charity SpecialEffect

A Battle of the Brands auction for a character costume design in the hit video game Fall Guys has raised $1M for SpecialEffect.

The online auction, organised by the game’s creators Mediatonic and Devolver, saw a bidding war that included some of the video game community’s most popular streamers.

A last-minute combined donation of $1M by @MrBeastYT@Ninja, @G2esports and @aimlab was the highest bid. 

The winners have also announced that they will be organising a livestream in support of the charity. More details will be announced in due course.

“We’re blown away,” said Dr Mick Donegan, Founder and CEO of SpecialEffect. “A huge thank you to @MrBeastYT@Ninja, @G2esports and @aimlab for their amazing generosity, and to Mediatonic and Devolver Digital for this unique initiative.”

“When the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions hit earlier this year, the charity was facing a significant reduction in funding income due, in part, to many of its key fundraising events being cancelled or postponed. As a charity that doesn’t charge for its services, this donation will be invaluable in helping to make up for that shortfall. It will enable us to continue an uninterrupted service for the many people with severe physical disabilities and developers around the world who are asking for our help in ever greater numbers year on year. What’s more, the demands on our services are rising even more rapidly as a result of the auction itself. Bring it on!”

The charity will be able to help more people like eight year-old Theo, who is a huge fan of obstacle games, but the games controller and iPad were too hard for him to use. Our assessment team recently set him up with a special joystick and buttons setup combination. Since then it’s been much easier for him to play and he’s now having a blast with Fall Guys!

The donation will boost all aspects of the charity’s work, including the development of a range of globally available resources for accessible gaming such as EyeMine, a utility for playing Minecraft with eye-control. The charity also provides support and advice for software development, helping the likes of EA, Playground Games, DoubleFine, and Rare to make games like Forza Motorsport, FIFA, and Sea of Thieves more easily playable.

Companies from across the games industry are pledging to support SpecialEffect for their One Special Day initiative on Friday 2 October 2020.

More details can be found at http://onespecialday.org.uk/get-involved/