Mastering the basics leads to greatness in the new Puyo Puyo Tetris trailer. The puzzle game will be available on April 25th for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
Creative Assembly today announced the free release of Bretonnia, an eighth playable race of chivalric knights and filthy peasants for Total War: Warhammer. Also, launching today with selected retailers, Total War: Warhammer – Old World Edition, which includes the original game, Bretonnia and an exclusive novella.
Telltale Games announced today that The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier is now available on a special season pass disc at retail for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The season pass disc includes the two-part premiere episodes, and grants access to all subsequent episodes in the five episode season for download as they become available. The series is set to continue with Episode 3: ‘Above the Law’ debuting later in March. Look for more details on the episode in the coming weeks.
Today, the Xbox team announced a new gaming subscription service called Xbox Game Pass, which gives you unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and Xbox 360 backward compatible games on Xbox One for $9.99 a month. Xbox Game Pass will begin rolling out to select members of the Xbox Insider Program today, and will launch to the broader community later this spring. Some of the titles coming to Xbox Game Pass when it launches this spring include Halo 5: Guardians, Saints Row IV Re-Elected, NBA 2K16, Mad Max, LEGO Batman, Mega Man Legacy Collection, Terraria, Payday 2, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Fable III, SoulCalibur II and Tekken Tag 2.
inXile Entertainment and Techland Publishing announced today that Torment: Tides of Numenera, the crowdfunded science-fantasy RPG, has officially launched on PC via Steam, and for the PlayStation 4 as well as Xbox One. A brand-new trailer has been released today to celebrate the full debut of Torment: Tides of Numenera, introducing the game’s premise, and giving fans and prospective players alike a taste of the profound and philosophical questions invoked by the game’s themes of choice and consequence as well as death and rebirth.
XSEED Games today announced that the latest standalone iteration in its farming and life simulation series, Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns, is now available exclusively on the Nintendo 3DS, both physically at retailers and digitally via the Nintendo eShop. The release of Trio of Towns coincides with the 20th anniversary of the Bokujo Monogatari series, now known as Story of Seasons in the West.
Joycity today announced that 3on3 Freestyle, its arcade-style half-court street basketball game, is now available for free download exclusively on PlayStation 4.
Ubisoft today announced that Last Stand, the third expansion for Tom Clancy’s The Division will be available to download starting tomorrow as part of the season pass or as a standalone DLC purchase. The expansion will be released simultaneously on Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4. The new Update 1.6 will be available for free to all players of The Division starting on February 28th as well.
Coinciding with the launch of Last Stand and Update 1.6, Ubisoft will also release a free trial which will give new players the opportunity to play The Division for free on all platforms. The free trial will give players full access to the main game until they reach level 8 or complete six hours of playtime. All progress achieved during the free trial will be transferred over if they purchase the game.
When the situation in the Dark Zone spiraled out of control and all semblance of civilization collapsed, the Joint Task Force had no choice but to withdraw from the area. In the chaos of their departure, they left behind important tactical terminals – SHD tech data relays loaded with operational information – and now rogue agents are closing in to capture them. In Last Stand, players will join a team with seven other Division agents on a mission to prevent that from happening and ensure the Division agents regain control of the situation.
Last Stand introduces players to a new way of experiencing the Dark Zone through a session-based adversarial game mode featuring clear objectives and win conditions while incorporating key elements of the Dark Zone such as PvE enemies and landmarks. Players will be on a team of eight Division agents fighting against a team of either Rogue agents as they attempt to capture the tactical terminals. Last Stand will also include a new incursion, Stolen Signal.
The free Update 1.6 will release alongside Last Stand and provides new content for existing players including an expanded Dark Zone map with three new areas unlocked, new Contamination events that take place in an underground location in the Dark Zone, new exotic weapons and landmarks, Dark Zone leaderboards, and the new Legendary mode which provides an increased challenge for the top players of The Division.
XSEED Games today announced that Senran Kagura Estival Versus, the latest iteration in its busty brawler series, will launch on PC via Steam on March 17th. The game will be offered at 10% off its regular price of $39.99 for the first week after launch. Similar to its earlier console release there will be DLC alongside the PC launch of Estival Versus, including the debut of the Battle Vixens crossover DLC pack featuring characters and outfits from Ikki Tousen, which will be releasing on all platforms.
Ikki Tousen characters Sun Ce, Lu Bu, and Guan Yu will finally become playable characters as premium DLC across all of the game’s platforms, which include the PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and PC versions. Each character will be priced at $3.99, while a bundle containing all three will be offered for $8.99.
Ron Gilbert, Gary Winnick, and the rest of Team Thimbleweed today announced that the mystery adventure game Thimbleweed Park will release on March 30th for PC and Xbox One. Pricing will be announced closer to the release date.