2K and Turtle Rock Studios have released the fifth and final episode in The Evolution of Evolve documentary mini-series, “Creating a Monster.” The fifth episode concludes the series about the making of Evolve by taking an in-depth look at Turtle Rock Studios’ process for designing the monsters in Evolve. See what inspired the King Kong brawler Goliath, the Cthulhu wizard Kraken, and the stealthy assassin Wraith, and get a good look at many other early prototype monsters that never made it into the final game.
Idea Factory Interanational announced Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed, the first-ever foray into the 3D action hack ‘n’ slash genre for the Hyperdimension Neptunia universe, will be coming in Spring 2015 exclusively for the PlayStation Vita.
Activision has released the official Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Exo Zombies Teaser Trailer.
Untrained and unprepared, four Atlas employees must survive a horror unlike any other. John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan, and Jon Bernthal star in Exo Zombies, coming to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC in 2015.
The first chapter of Exo Zombies is included with the Havoc DLC pack or as part of the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass.
To prepare fans for the start of the Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta on December 29th, this new trailer provides a sneak peek at the new maps, modes, weapons and Spartan Abilities featured in the 4v4 multiplayer arena gameplay of the 3-week beta. Each week will feature new content including 7 new maps, 2 new weapons, new modes, and a new Competitive Skill Rating system. Or sit back and enjoy watching multiplayer matches in the all-new Spectator Mode. Available from December 29th through January 18th to anyone who owns a copy of Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
Konami today released the PC version of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes via Steam for $19.99. The PC edition marks the first use of 4K compatibility in the Metal Gear Solid series, boasting an increase in the number of simultaneous light sources, the number of models that can be displayed on-screen and increased shadow resolution.
Ubisoft announced that new Far Cry 4 DLC will be available on January 13th. In Escape from Durgesh Prison, Ajay and Hurk wake up after being captured, tortured and stripped of their weapons in Yuma’s prison. Thrown in the dangerous world of Kyrat without anything to defend themselves with, players will complete a series of challenges to find weapons and unlock new skills while trying to reach the extraction point to safety.
Ubisoft announced that Risk is now available from the Hasbro Game Channel on Xbox One. Keeping the authenticity of the 2010 rules as the standard, Risk offers a new strategic experience with a familiar map layout optimized with modern armies, 3D tactical battlefields, configurable win conditions and rule variants. Online league play will allow players to compete with people from around the world.
Ubisoft announced that Tetris Ultimate, the latest iteration of the puzzle game, is now available for download on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Featuring six modes, anyone can test their skills solo or against friends, with up to four players who can get in on the action. The game will also be released in 2015 for PC and PlayStation Vita.
Telltale Games and Mojang today announced that Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series is in development and is set to premiere in 2015.
Minecraft: Story Mode will be an all-new narrative-driven, episodic game series, developed by Telltale in collaboration with Mojang and members of the Minecraft community. Set in the world of Minecraft, the game series will introduce new characters and familiar themes, but will be an entirely original Minecraft experience inspired by the game.
Minecraft: Story Mode will be a standalone product, separate from the core Minecraft game, and will be available to download in 2015 on Xbox One and Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, and PC.
Crystal Dynamics announced that the Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Community Challenges are now live and loot laden chests are ready to be raided. Community Challenges are hosted regularly where players must complete community goals to unlock exclusive items including gems, weapons, rings, and amulets. Community Challenges can include beating specific bosses, destroying certain enemies in a set amount of time or with certain weapons. There will also be opt-in challenges where the player is barraged with falling meteors, ice storms, and/or lightning bolts – players can opt-out of these challenges as they wish via a switch in the Options menu.
Lara and the team have also discovered the Sunken City. This new zone found in the Overworld provides players with new challenges and collectables. The Sunken City will become the gateway to new tombs in the very near future.