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“GTA V” Bonuses for Returning Players Detailed

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

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Direct from the desk of Rockstar Games comes information about what returning GTA V players can expect with the “current gen” consoles (and PC, of course):

To reward loyal GTAV fans for coming back to the newer, more detailed version of Los Santos and Blaine County, we’ve created an array of exclusive items specifically for returning players – with each of these items connected to activities designed for players to experience the game’s massive world in new and exciting ways.

Please see below for some of the new items and activities that will be available for returning players, as well as some additional information about the upcoming versions of Grand Theft Auto V, out November 18, 2014 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and coming to PC on January 27, 2015.

New Events & Rewards
Encounter new events happening all across the world, and complete the challenges they present to unlock exclusive new vehicles like the menacing Imponte Duke O’Death and that veritable GTA classic bird of flight, the Dodo seaplane. (more…)

“Corporate Lockdown” Available for Alien: Isolation

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

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From the official release:

The first of five add-on packs for Alien: Isolation, ‘Corporate Lockdown’, releases today, offering players three new challenging and terrifying maps for the game’s Survivor Mode. Each challenge pack offers a new perspective on the events on-board Sevastopol Station in the days before the arrival of the Weyland-Yutani team, with a new playable character, a unique set of objectives and a new game mode.

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Alienware’s “Graphics Amplifier” Available Now

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

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New York, NY, and Toronto, Oct 28, 2014 – Alienware, a leader in high-performance gaming systems is announcing details and availability for the legendary return of the Alienware Area-51 gaming desktop and the portable powerhouse Alienware 13 gaming laptop. Alienware also revealed the innovative Alienware Graphics Amplifier; giving gamers desktop graphics performance at home and high performance mobile gaming with the Alienware 13. A truly no compromises approach to gaming.
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“Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies” Launches

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Luxembourg – Oct. 7, 2014 – Nexon Europe launched the highly anticipated free-to-play Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies on Steam today for players across North America, Europe, Oceania and the CIS region. Gamers will experience everything they loved about the original Counter-Strike, in addition to many updated modes, weapons, characters and of course, zombies. The fast-paced and dangerous undead add a whole new dynamic to proceedings, making for frenetic action across a wide variety of maps.

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“Alien: Isolation” Arrival Trailer

Monday, October 6th, 2014

“Star Wars: The Old Republic” Expansion Coming

Monday, October 6th, 2014

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AUSTIN, Texas – October 6, 2014 – Prepare to face Revan, one of the galaxy’s most revered characters, in the latest story-driven adventure from Star Wars: The Old Republic. BioWare, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), and LucasArts have announced a brand-new digital expansion, Shadow of Revan, coming December 9, 2014. Shadow of Revan offers five new levels of story-driven missions, an increased level cap of 60, new worlds to explore, high-level multiplayer Flashpoints and Operations to join with friends in dynamic challenges and much more. Plus, for a limited-time, all Subscribers who pre-order receive a Class Experience Boost, offering players 12x experience gain through Level 55 with the opportunity to immerse themselves exclusively in exciting class story missions, but only through December 1, 2014.

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Quan Chi Confirmed for “Mortal Kombat X”

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

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“Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor” Now Available

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

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BURBANK, Calif. — Sept. 30, 2014 — Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) and Monolith Productions announce that Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will be available today in stores throughout the US and Canada, on digital console in the Americas, and on Steam worldwide. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is a third-person, open world action game that introduces players to the next epic saga of Middle-earth as they embark on a dark journey through Mordor, set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Featuring the innovative Nemesis System, the game is available at retailers and via digital download for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft for the suggested retail pricing of $69.99 and on Windows PC for $49.99.

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“Batman: Arkham Knight” Set for June 2, 2015

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Batman™: Arkham Knight is scheduled to release worldwide beginning June 2, 2015. Also revealed, are two collector’s editions – Batman: Arkham Knight Limited Edition and Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition. Both will be available in limited quantities at launch in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. Batman: Arkham Knight Limited Edition will also be available in Europe, Australia and New Zealand for PC.

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“Gabriel Knight” Remakes Hits October 15, 2014

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

gabriel-knight-remakeMount Joy, Penn. – September 9th, 2014 – Pinkerton Road Studio today announced that the highly-anticipated Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers® 20th Anniversary Edition, a modern remake of one of Sierra ‘s greatest adventure games of all-time, will be available for purchase on PC and Mac on October 15th, 2014. Licensed from Activision Publishing, Inc, overseen by original series creator Jane Jensen, and developed in partnership with leading indie team Phoenix Online Studios, this high-definition update of the adventure game classic Gabriel Knight adds brand new puzzles and scenes, gorgeous new high-res backgrounds, a remastered soundtrack, and more New Orleans flavor to the beloved original story, plus exclusive new behind-the-scenes material including original concept sketches, articles and brand new audio interviews with Jane Jensen and members of the original Sierra development team to provide a more complete view on the Gabriel Knight series than has ever been available before. Pre-orders are now available at Steam, GOG.com, the Phoenix Online Store and more at 15% off the $19.99 retail price, and include the pre-order exclusive soundtrack by Robert Holmes. (more…)

ESA Releases 2013 Report

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Ever wonder what the Entertainment Software Association gets up to? Well, take some time to check their recently released 2013 Report:

http://www.theesa.com/about/annualreports.asp

Here’s a snippet to whet your appetite:

“Through September 2013, ESA secured google’s removal of more than 1.5 million links to infringing games from its search results, a 1,200 percent increase over the number of links google removed in 2012. ESA also identified and requested that host sites remove more than 3.7 million URLs used to facilitate instant downloads of infringing copies of ESA members’ games.”

 

More “Borderlands” On The Way

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

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New York, NY – April 9, 2014 – 2K and Gearbox Software announced today that Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, an all-new standalone Borderlands game set in-between the award-winning Borderlands and Borderlands 2, is currently in co-development by Gearbox Software and 2K Australia. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be available worldwide in fall 2014 on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation3 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC.

“Borderlands is one of 2K’s premiere franchises, and Borderlands 2 is the highest-selling title in the history of our company,” said Christoph Hartmann, President of 2K. “Fans are clamoring for an all-new, triple-A Borderlands experience, and we will deliver just that with Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.”
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“Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure” Launch Trailer

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

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Call of Duty: Ghosts “Devastation” DLC

Monday, March 31st, 2014

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“Age of Wonders 3″ Arrives

Monday, March 31st, 2014

DELFT, the Netherlands, March 31, 2014 – Triumph Studios, the team behind the successful Overlord and Age of Wonders series, announced today that Age of Wonders 3 is now available on Steam, GoG and retail in select territories with a recommended price of $39.99 (local prices may vary)

The third Age of Wonders title revives the classic fantasy strategy gameplay of the original, where kings, queens, and dark lords battle for the spoils of an ancient paradise. This iteration adds RPG-inspired classes and specialization, letting rulers craft empires of their own design and craft their own unique strategies and play styles.

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