ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (April 8, 2015) – NCSOFT, the world’s premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games, today announced an April 22, 2015 release date for Infinite Odyssey, the next content expansion for Lineage II, one of the longest-running MMOs in history and flagship title for NCSOFT.
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March 10th, 2015 – Warsaw, Poland/ The latest content pack for Dying Light is landing this week. The update comes completely free for all Dying Light players and is loaded with extra outfits, new weapons to be found in the quarantine zone, gameplay tweaks, the much-anticipated Hard Mode and more.
All this brand-new content is a part of the ‘Hard Mode Patch’, which is available on all platforms in North and South America as of today.
SAN FRANCISCO — March 10, 2015 — Today, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed Rogue for Windows PC will be available today, March 10 across North America for $59.99. Assassin’s Creed Rogue is rated M for Mature.
Developed by Ubisoft Sofia, in collaboration with Ubisoft’s Singapore, Montreal, Quebec, Chengdu, Milan and Bucharest studios, Assassin’s Creed Rogue takes players to new adventures set in the mid-18th century during the Seven Years’ War. Starting in 1752, players follow Shay Patrick Cormac, a former member of the Brotherhood who turned into an Assassin Hunter, and experience the Assassin’s Creed universe through the eyes of a Templar. Assassin’s Creed Rogue gives players new locations across North America to explore, including the frozen North Atlantic, the Appalachian River Valley and New York. Assassin’s Creed Rogue for Windows PC has been adapted by Ubisoft Kiev.
Plymouth, MI March 4, 2015 - Humanity embraces its next evolutionary phase while an existential war is waged on an unprecedented scale across the galaxy: at this year’s Game Developer Conference, Stardock pulls back the curtain on Ashes of the Singularity, revealing the long-awaited first title to harness the ground-breaking power of developer Oxide Games’ Nitrous engine. The Founder’s Program for Ashes of the Singularity is now live at http://www.ashesofthesingularity.com.
Humanity long ago shed its mortal skin and developed into beings of pure consciousness. But the Singularity is a thing of the past and the very future of human existence is being threatened. Though the post-humans wield godlike power, they find themselves at war for domination of not just the Milky Way but all galaxies with Haalee, the sentient AI, who is bent on saving the universe from post-human predation.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – March 2, 2015 – Visceral Games, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) studio, today announced Battlefield Hardline Premium, an exclusive membership program delivering new content and early access to Battlefield Hardline fans to fuel their cops and criminals fantasies all year long. Battlefield Hardline Premium members will enjoy four new super features – Masks, Gun Bench, Competitive Play, and Legendary Status – as well as two weeks early access to four story-themed digital expansion packs. In addition, members will receive monthly rewards and access to exclusive in-game events and items that ensure players execute heists and roll into high-speed chases in style. [All that for $50US.]
With about 3 months until Batman: Arkham Knight launches (June 2, 2015), Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for the game featuring Harley Quinn, Penguin, Scarecrow, Two Face, the Riddler, the Batmobile, and Arkham Knight:
BURLINGAME, Calif. – FEBRUARY 17, 2015 – KOEI TECMO America today announced that DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round, the definitive DEAD OR ALIVE experience, has shipped to stores and is available in North America for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The PlayStation 3 version has been delayed one week and will launch digitally on February 24, 2015. DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round represents the zenith of the DEAD OR ALIVE 5 series, taking all the best content from those games and adding all-new content only found in LAST ROUND to create the comprehensive DEAD OR ALIVE 5 game.
BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND – February 17, 2015 – Hand of Fate, the Kickstarter-funded title from Defiant Development, is available today for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game blends RPG and rogue-like features with elements of board and collectible card games.
Set in a cabin on the edge of the world, Hand of Fate thrusts players into a game of life and death with a dealer intent on their demise. Gamers start by building a deck of equipment, enemies, encounters, loot and surprises – then play it. Some cards present players with game-changing choices, reminiscent of a tabletop RPG. Other cards require gamers to fight for their lives against terrifying mythical creatures. When this occurs the title switches to third-person perspective and has an action-adventure combat system.
February 17, 2015 – Leading Indie Label Team17 has today announced its partnership with Minsk based indie developer Weappy Studios. Together they will be releasing the criminally good This is the Police on PC and other platforms.
“We hope our Kickstarter backers will join us in celebrating our new partnership with Team17. Thanks to Team17’s Indie Label we can focus on developing the game that stays true to both our and our backer’s vision of the project; whilst knowing that the marketing, PR and community interaction will be handled with the same love and attention. Having seen what Team17 have already done for previous crowdfunded titles like The Escapists, Beyond Eyes and Sheltered they were an obvious partner,” said Ilya Yanovich, Co-Founder at Weappy Studio.
Officially launching tomorrow, January 27, 2015, Dying Light gets it’s launch trailer:
January 26th, 2015 – Warsaw, Poland/ Developed by Techland, Dying Light is an all-new story of survival set in a city devastated by a mysterious infection. Kyle Crane, an undercover operative, is sent to the quarantine zone with the mission to locate a high-ranking military officer gone missing. Soon his mission goes sour and Crane is caught in the midst of a desperate fight for survival. (more…)
TEXAS — Jan. 25, 2015 — Amid its large-scale presence at the PAX South gaming convention in San Antonio, independent developer Gearbox Software offered a glimpse of Homeworld Remastered Collection, the long-awaited, ultra high-definition remastering of the acclaimed strategy series. The Texas-based developer also announced that the game will be released for PC on February 25, 2015 (yes, just a month away) with pre-orders open now on Steam for $34.99 — currently just $29.74 with a 15% pre-order discount.
Fresh off the press from Bandai Namco and seemingly in the spirit of Soul Calibur:
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment announces that its free-to-play action game, Rise of Incarnates, will go live on Steam Early Access on February 4. Offering players the unique opportunity to experience a highly rewarding cooperative experience, Rise of Incarnates is packed with a rich library of characters and customization.
Set in an era of unending catastrophe, players in Rise of Incarnates find themselves in a time where society lives in perpetual fear of what will become of the planet. Among the people of this universe, certain humans with extraordinary abilities have emerged. These humans are known as “incarnates,” and their powers are drawn from daimones, or spiritual manifestations of the gods, demons and monsters of all the world’s mythology.
Wrapped up in all the news about Windows 10, there was a few gaming tidbits as well:
- Contana comes to PC and Tablet. The Cortana personal digital assistant will now be available on Windows 10 PCs and tablets to support people and help them get things done.
- A new web experience for Windows 10. “Project Spartan,” the next generation browser offers the ability to annotate with keyboard or pen and share with friends, distraction-free reading mode and integration with Cortana to put the web to work
- Xbox on Windows 10. Stream games directly from your Xbox One to Windows 10, play games with friends across devices and experience great graphics built using DirectX12.
- Office for Windows 10: Office universal apps on Windows 10 deliver a consistent, touch-first experience across phone, tablet and PC. We’ll have more to share on the next version of the Office desktop suite in the coming months.
- The world’s first holographic computing platform: Windows 10 enables developers to create holographic experiences in the real world, and the new Microsoft HoloLens is the first untethered holographic computer – no wires, phones or connection to a PC needed.
- New Microsoft Surface Hub optimizes Windows 10 experiences for groups: Surface Hub takes advantage of Windows 10, Skype for Business and Office 365 to make every person – remote or onsite – feel like they’re in the same collaborative space.
While the video pretty much sums things up, here’s some text because you still know how to read. (We’re assuming.)
About Saints Row: Gat out of Hell
After the space faring antics of Saints Row IV, many fans asked what we could do next… the answer? Shoot The Devil in the face. Play as either Johnny Gat or Kinzie Kensington as you tear apart Hell in a quest to save the leader of the Saints’ soul. Historical icons, old friends, older enemies, a talking gun, a full length musical number, and a whole lot of other shenanigans all await you in the open world standalone expansion playground that is Saints Row: Gat out of Hell.
Gat out of Hell is the standalone expansion to the award-winning and multi-million selling Saints Row IV from Deep Silver and will launch on January 20, 2015 in the Americas for last gen and new gen console platforms as well as PC.