TOKYO, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — At the 2015 Game Developers Conference held in San Francisco, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) unveiled the new prototype of “Project Morpheus” (Morpheus) – a virtual reality (VR) system that takes the PlayStation 4 (PS4) system to the next level of immersion and demonstrates the future of gaming.
TOKYO, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) computer entertainment system has cumulatively sold through more than 20.2 million units*1 worldwide as of March 1. PS4 continues to demonstrate the fastest and strongest growth in PlayStation® hardware history.
SEGA announced today that ‘The Trigger’, the fifth add-on pack for multi-award winning survival horror Alien: Isolation, will be available to download from today. Seeing players compete against the clock across three terrifying new maps for Alien: Isolation’s Survivor Mode, ‘The Trigger’ may be the game’s most challenging add-on to date.
Set before the events of Alien: Isolation, ‘The Trigger’ puts players in the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo. Across the three new maps, players will find a new terror around every corner. The creature is quick and cunning and the synthetics ruthless and relentless; both are brutal and deadly.
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.]
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Not expected to be available until 2016, Hot Toys has released pictures and information (price TBA) about their 1/6 scale Hulkbuster Iron Man:
The 1/6th scale Hulkbuster Collectible Figure specially features:
– Authentic and detailed likeness of Hulkbuster in Avengers: Age of Ultron
– Approximately 55 cm tall (approximately 21 inches)
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BURBANK, Calif. – March 2, 2015 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Mortal Kombat X, a free-to-play fighting/card-battler hybrid that delivers the next evolution in mobile fighting games for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Android users. Developed by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, the game delivers striking graphics and brings a custom Mortal Kombat fighting gameplay experience anywhere, anytime through the accessibility of mobile devices. Mortal Kombat X will be available April 2015 on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Android devices.
Launching on March 27, 2015, Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is a stand-alone expansion to Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The all-new expansion will put players behind the wheel of iconic vehicles from the Fast & Furious film series, including exciting new cars appearing in Universal Pictures’ Furious 7, in theaters April 3. Players do not need to have purchased or played Forza Horizon 2 in order to download and enjoy the open-world adventure.
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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:
VANCOUVER, B.C., February 19, 2015 – From having Kirby ride on hamsters to turning him into yarn, Kirby games have always experimented with inventive visual styles and unique game play. Launching for the Wii U console on February 20, the visually striking new adventure Kirby and the Rainbow Curse finds players controlling Kirby exclusively using the touch screen on the Wii U GamePad controller in a world made of clay. By drawing lines on the touch screen with the stylus, the player creates Rainbow Ropes that will help Kirby navigate obstacles and defeat enemies. Three friends can hop in and out at any time using Wii Remote controllers to play as Waddle Dees and assist Kirby, and players can even use compatible amiibo figures once a day, per stage, to power up Kirby with special abilities.
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. Read the rest of this entry »
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.
Direct from the good folks at CD PROJEKT RED and Fuero Games to whet the appetite of those with tablets and smartphones for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt:
CD PROJEKT RED and Fuero Games announce the global release of The Witcher Battle Arena—a fast, fun and accessible Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game designed exclusively for smartphones and tablets!