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Blackjack Masters Party launching on the Infinity Game Table November 22!
posted on: Friday, November 19, 2021

It's almost party time! Starting on November 22 2021 you will be able to bring the excitement of the casino home with Blackjack Masters Party on the Infinity Game Table by Arcade1Up!

Blackjack Masters Party is a four-player version of our highly rated mobile game Blackjack Masters that allows you and 3 friends to gather together and have an authentic blackjack experience at home. Blackjack Masters Party will help you to learn 21 and practice your blackjack skills while playing with your friends or on your own. Learn when to split your hand, whether or not you should purchase insurance, and when is the best time to double down. The game also keeps track of the card count with each hand so you can practice your card counting skills.



Blackjack is one of the most popular card games in the world and with Blackjack Masters Party you and your friends can learn how to beat the house without putting any money at stake in a casino.



Game Features

  • Local Multiplayer: Play with 1-4 players at a time and get an authentic Blackjack experience.
  • Real Casino Rules: Double Down, Split to 2 Hands, Dealer hits soft 17, Insurance Pays 2:1, Blackjack pays 3:2, and a 6 Deck Shoe
  • Card Counting: Hi-Lo Card Counting helpers teach you when to vary your bet based on the state of the game.
  • Small Fry to High Roller: Start with a stack ranging from $500 - $5000!
  • Drop in and Drop Out: Players can jump in or leave the table between each hand.
  • Designed exclusively for the Infinity Game Table by Arcade1Up

Call your friends and start your party planning. It's almost time to play!

Game News for November 12 - Blackjack Masters Party is Dealing Soon, Halo Infinite Campaign Gameplay, Elden Ring Attracts, and Voice of Cards Impressions
posted on: Friday, November 12, 2021

It's time for another gaming news roundup here at F5 Games. This week we have some great news of our own to share as well as some great videos and trailers for upcoming releases. So settle in, grab some apple cider or something with pumpkin spice and let's get to the news.



Blackjack Masters Party Coming Soon to the Infinity Game Table by Arcade1Up

We have been hard at work this year developing new games and I am happy to say that the first of those games will be available very soon! Our next game, Blackjack Masters Party will be launching on the Infinity Game Table this month!

Blackjack Masters Party is an enhanced version of our popular mobile game Blackjack Masters that expands the gameplay so that up to 4 players can play together just like they were sitting at a real casino table. Now you can learn to play Blackjack, and practice your skills and card counting, with your friends anytime at home. For more info about the game, check out the game announcement here and make sure you are following us on Twitter and Facebook to be notified as soon as it is available.



IGN Gets a First Look at the Halo Infinite Campaign

The hype train for Halo Infinite is really getting into gear as we get closer to the December 8th release date and this week it is IGN who is laying the track. IGN had an early look at the campaign and was able to spend several hours checking out what 343 has in store for Master Chief. If you want to come into the game without any knowledge then move along, but it you are interested in getting a closer look at what the next Halo campaign has in store check out the video below for IGN's take on Halo Infinite.



Elden Ring Gameplay is Pulling Me Back In

I have told myself, again and again, that From Software games just aren't for me. I am not going to have the time and talent to 'Get Good' and make it through Demon's Souls or Dark Souls. It's just not going to happen. So I need to stop buying their games and move on. But I know it's happening again. I can feel my resolve slipping away bit by bit. I know that I will buy Elden Ring early next year and think that, this time, things will be different.

Elden Ring really does look that good. It already seems like one of those games that the industry will be talking about for the next several years in articles and conference talks. By taking the hardcore gameplay of the Souls games and combining it with the wide open world and exploration of Breath of the Wild, I think From Software is on the cusp of shaking up the industry again just like they did with Dark Souls so many years ago.

Don't just listen to me though, check out the gameplay video below to get a feel for this new world and the horrors waiting to be overcome by all of us next year.



Voice of Cards Impressions

For our final section today I want to talk about a really interesting game that I have spent a little time with and really enjoyed. Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars is a new downloadable game by NieR creator Yoko Taro that recreates that old-school role-playing game feel that we love here at F5 Games. As the name implies, Voice of Cards, is a digital game that focuses on the Voice of a Dungeon Master and physical elements of old school role playing like Cards, Dice, and a tabletop. Nearly every element in this game is a card, characters are represented as cards, equipment are cards, skills, enemies, even the terrain you move through is all presented as cards. It is a really interesting concept and you can tell that the team has enjoyed pushing the tactile feel of every element throughout development.

I have only played the first few 'quests' so far but I really enjoyed my time with the game and was pleasantly reminded of the early Dragon Warrior games from the NES days. If that sounds like something you might be interested in then I recommend checking out the game or downloading the demo to see what you think.



That's all for this week folks. As I said at the top, we are excited to be releasing our next game, Blackjack Masters Party, in the next few weeks so keep an eye out here and on Twitter or Facebook for all the details as we get closer to launch. Until then, have a great weekend and happy gaming!

Blackjack Masters Party
Introducing the Next Title from F5 Games: Blackjack Masters Party!
posted on: Tuesday, November 02, 2021

It's time for a party. A Blackjack Masters Party! F5 Games is proud to announce that our next game is Blackjack Masters Party, a four-player version of our highly rated mobile game Blackjack Masters.





Blackjack Masters Party is our first title for the Infinity Game Table by Arcade1Up and it was inspired by the large shared play space that the game table provides. When you gather around the Infinity Game Table and turn on Blackjack Masters Party it really feels like you and your friends are sitting around a blackjack table at the casino!





Like in our previous game, Blackjack Masters, you will be able to learn 21 and practice your blackjack skills while playing Blackjack Masters Party with your friends or on your own. Learn when to split your hand, whether or not you should purchase insurance, and when is the best time to double down. The game also keeps track of the card count with each hand so you can practice your card counting skills.





The shared gameplay of Blackjack Masters Party is a perfect fit for the Infinity Game Table and we are so excited to bring it to the table in the near future. For additional updates on Blackjack Masters Party, and our other upcoming titles, make sure to follow us on on Twitter and Facebook so you won't miss any news. Also, let us know if you have any questions about Blackjack Masters Party and we will do out best to answer them in a future post.





Party On!

Blackjack Masters Party
Game News for October 29 - F5 Games X Infinity Game Table, CoD Vanguard Zombies Stumble on the Scene, Metroid Dread Is a Triumph, and Halo Infinite Campaign First Look
posted on: Friday, October 29, 2021


It's that spooky time again when we scare up all the gaming news that makes you scream!


Ok, no more of that I promise. It's been a few weeks since our last roundup of the gaming scene so we have some great announcements to choose from this week. So grab some Halloween candy, maybe a cup of cider, and settle in for some gaming treats.



New Trailer Gives Us a First Look at Halo Infinite Campaign

It has been a while since we have seen anything of Halo Infinite's campaign. After the initial showing last year was not well received, 343 took the game back to the lab and spent some time enhancing it. As you can see in the trailer below, their work seems to have paid off.

This trailer gives us the most complete look we have had yet of what we can expect from Halo Infinite this December. It appears to be a much 'wider' experience than the traditional level structure of the previous games. There are several parts of this trailer that remind me of the open world gameplay of the Far Cry series with focal points spread around the map and enemy strongholds to attack and clear. Thankfully we won't have to wait too much longer to get our hands on this and try it for ourselves.



Cyberpunk 2077 and Witcher 3 Next Gen Upgrades delayed to 2022

On a less exciting note, we found out in the last couple weeks that CD Projekt Red has delayed the next-gen upgrades for Cyberpunk 2077 and the Witcher 3 until next year. Unfortunately, this week the news actually got a little worse. It has now been reported that there will be no new updates for Cyberpunk 2077 through the rest of the year.


After the difficult launch last year CD Projekt has kept up a steady cadence of updates for Cyberpunk to try and raise it to the level of players' expectations. With no new updates scheduled until after the new year it appears that cadence is slowing down. Hopefully the next-gen upgrades will be a big enough of an improvement that it will be worth the wait.

Metroid Dread is a Triumph

I am extremely happy to say that Metroid Dread has had no trouble during its launch period. From a glowing review at Polygon, an Essential rating from Eurogamer and a 9/10 at IGN it is clear the gaming press is impressed with this long in development sequel to one of the greatest gaming franchises in history.

My own experience with the game has been fantastic. I am still knee deep in the adventure but every time I have sat down to play it has been hard to tear myself away. Samus' enhanced movement and combat abilities have been a joy to master and the exploration gameplay is second to none. If you are a fan of Metroid, or any of the other games that have taken their cues from its gameplay, you need to check this game out.



Crysis Remastered Trilogy Nails It

I have been looking forward to this release for quite some time, and while I haven't been able to personally play it yet (see the Metroid section above) I am happy to see that is also getting great reviews from around the web. Finally having the entire Crysis story together in one technically superior package is something I think all shooter fans should be excited about.

Check out the launch trailer below and let me know your impressions of the game once you have tried it out.



Call of Duty: Vanguard gets into the Halloween spirit with Zombies

In honor of Halloween weekend it only seems right to include the latest trailer for the Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies mode. While I enjoy playing CoD Zombies I have never been good enough to understand what is going on in the story that runs through all these installments. Judging by this trailer it certainly seems like I am missing quite a bit. Turn the lights off and hit the trailer below to see what Call of Duty Zombies has in store for you this year.



F5 Games Developing Games for The Infinity Game Table by Arcade1Up!

The biggest news of last week, at least in my opinion, is that F5 Games is now working with Arcade1Up to develop new titles for The Infinity Game Table! We are very excited to be developing new games again and to be able to release them on such an interesting and capable device. The Infinity Game Table allows friends and family to gather together around a large play space and share game experiences that just aren't possible any other way. If you aren't familiar with the Infinity Game Table you can learn all about it, and how it transforms game night, at this link.



We can't wait to show you everything we are working on and thankfully we won't have to wait much longer. We will be announcing our next game, and our first game for the Infinity Game Table, next week! So check back here on November 2nd for the first look at the next title from F5 Games.

That's it for this week, but we'll be back soon. If there is anything you would like us to cover next time let me know, over on Twitter or Facebook. I hope you have a great weekend full of treats, and maybe a couple fun tricks as well.



Happy Halloween everyone!

F5 Games Developing Games for the Infinity Game Table™ by Arcade1Up™
posted on: Friday, October 15, 2021


F5 Games is proud to announce that we are one of the first independent game developers for the Infinity Game Table™ by Arcade1Up™! After participating in the hugely successful Kickstarter campaign for the Infinity Game Table™ by Arcade1Up™ we received our unit and immediately saw the potential for incredible new gameplay experiences. We quickly got to work on several titles that we felt would benefit from the large shared play space of the Infinity Game Table and shared those ideas with Arcade1Up™. They were open to the idea of us developing for their platform and we have been working together for the past several months. Today we get to make that collaboration official!

We are extremely excited to be working with the team at Arcade1Up™ and can't wait to share more with all of you about our upcoming titles. You can expect details about the next title from F5 Games later this month and info about our other upcoming titles later this year.





F5 Games LLC is an Oklahoma company that focuses on the development of fun and engaging games for mobile devices. With past releases such as Blackjack Masters, IncrediBlox, House of the Lost, and Pocket Heroes, F5 Games has created a diverse catalog of gameplay experiences that speak to the player in everyone.

Infinity Game Table™ by Arcade1Up™ is a high-fidelity touchscreen board game table preloaded with digital versions of family game night essentials like Scrabble, Monopoly, Chutes & Ladders, Sorry, and more. For more information, check out Arcade1Up.com and infinitygametable.com

Game News Updates for September 24 - Bayonetta is Back, Deathloop Earns High Praise, Nintendo Drops a New Direct, and Back 4 Blood is stumbling near
posted on: Friday, September 24, 2021


Welcome back! It's been a few weeks since our last update but that just means we have even more news for you this time. In fact, we are looking at a cavalcade of game trailers and videos today that I'm sure you will enjoy. So sit back, grab your favorite fall drink, and let's get started.



Nintendo's September Direct Hand Some Surprises

Nintendo held a September Direct yesterday and they had quite a bit to show. We were given a glimpse at new Monster Hunter Rise DLC, a 3D Kirby game, and a new trailer for Splatoon 3. Each of those announcements also indicated that the games will be coming out early next year so hopefully we won't have to wait too long for more info.

We also got the surprise releases of Castlevania Advance Collection and a remake of Actraiser, the quirky SNES action RPG that combines side scrolling combat with Sim-City style kingdom management. Both of those games are available now in the eShop.

We also got some answers on what Nintendo is planning to do with Nintendo Switch Online in the future. There had been rumors of an N64 style Switch controller working its way through FCC approval and it turns out they were true. Nintendo Switch Online members will be able to 'enhance' their subscription and gain access to a selection of N64 and Sega Genesis titles on their Switch. We don't have specific details on release dates or what this 'enhancement' will cost but it would be great to play some 4-player Star Fox again.

For all these announcements, and several more, you can check out the Direct video below.



Bayonetta 3 Finally Gets a New Trailer!

Another welcome update from the Direct was a new trailer for the Switch exclusive Bayonetta 3! We have been waiting years for an update on this game but it looks like the time has been well spent so I won't complain too much. The Bayonetta series is known for over the top action and this entry appears to be turning that up to 11. It appears Bayonetta now has the power to summon and command massive monsters to fight in Godzilla style city destroying battles, it makes for a very impressive trailer. You can check it out for yourself down below and hopefully we will get more frequent updates on this one since it is now scheduled for a 2022 release.



Deathloop Delivers

The PS5 exclusive time-bending shooter Deathloop has released and is getting high praise from the gaming press. It currently sits at an 88 on Metacritic and has garnered great reviews from Polygon, who call it one of the most incredible games they have ever played, and a 10 out of 10 from IGN.

I haven't had a chance to play this one yet but I'm hoping to pick it up in the near future. For more info on the game you can check out IGN's review in the video below.



Back 4 Blood Drops a New Campaign Trailer

I bet that Left 4 Dead probably got more playtime than any other game on my Xbox 360. In fact, we were playing Left 4 Dead on that fateful New Year's Eve when it finally gave up the ghost and entered the Red Ring of Death. There are few game experiences as fun as standing up to a zombie horde with your friends and coming out the other side. While we haven't seen a real sequel to Left 4 Dead 2 in more than 10 years, and likely never will, there is light at the end of this tunnel. Many of the team behind the Left 4 Dead games are back with the spiritual successor Back 4 Blood, and it is coming out in just a few short weeks!

Back 4 Blood turns to 'space worms' to explain their zombie hordes but that is fine with me. The chance to get back into a 4 person squad and stop a worldwide plague of zombies makes this one a must play. Check out the trailer below for a rundown on the story and get ready to start blasting space worms on October 12th.



Metroid Dread Video Shows Off the Gameplay Goods

Nintendo continues to release a lot of info about Metroid Dread. Between the almost weekly videos and Dread Reports there is a lot to cover. I'm actually to the point that I'm starting to tune it out so I can come into the game as blind as possible. However, if you are still looking for more info on the Switch's biggest release for the rest of the year check out the gameplay overview trailer below.



World War Z Aftermath is Available Now

Have I mentioned I like coop zombie shooters? Oh, I have. Okay.

Coming in a few weeks before Back 4 Blood sucks up all the attention World War Z has released their Aftermath Expansion that adds two new campaigns, new classes, and the ability to play in first-person mode. I was actually playing WWZ with a friend last night and I am happy to say we had a blast, so if you're into this style of game definitely give it a shot. You can check out the video below for IGN's impressions of the new campaigns and the FPS mode to see if this might belong in your group's rotation.



There you have it, we're getting into release season so there is a lot to look forward to over the coming weeks. Let me know what upcoming games you are most excited about, or if you have tried any of these new releases, over on Twitter or Facebook. Also, don't forget to take some time away from the games, get outside, and enjoy the first official week of Fall. Have a great one!

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