Team17 today announced that its brand new game Flockers will be making its debut on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this month. Currently available in Steam Early Access, Flockers will be also seeing a full release on PC.
New from the creators of Worms, Flockers is a modern day take on the classic A to B puzzle genre with a helping of dark humour for good measure. Set hoof into this sinister, steampunk inspired world as you navigate the hapless sheep through 60 dark, heinous puzzles and 6 further secret levels in an attempt to save them from their impending doom.
Flockers is due for release on September 19th for PC and Xbox One, and September 23rd for PlayStation 4, and will be available both via digital download and at retail as a boxed copy.
Team17 also revealed plans to bring the current Early Access multiplayer brawler Overruled! to Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Atari today announced details for the upcoming release of re-imagined classic survival horror-genre titles, Alone in the Dark: Illumination and Haunted House: Cryptic Graves. Available this Fall, the games will feature a mix of new twists, storylines and gameplay to give players a new experience. Fans can get a sneak peek at the upcoming PC releases by watching the teaser trailers for both Alone in the Dark: Illumination and Haunted House: Cryptic Graves.
Alone in the Dark: Illumination takes the survival horror genre to the next level with new features, including the power of illumination and a cooperative multiplayer mode. To survive, players must fight through missions and environments filled with blood-thirsty beasts in order to rid an abandoned town of its mysterious curse of Darkness, and free fellow playable hero characters including the Hunter, Witch, Engineer and Priest – each armed with a unique set of special abilities and weapons.
Haunted House: Cryptic Graves is a first-person single-player adventure-horror game filled with cryptic puzzles, supernatural entities and paranormal activity. Gifted with psychic abilities, players must use their unique powers to purge the spirits and monsters that infest the Abbadon Grange estate. For example, players can communicate with the dead to decipher puzzles and avoid deadly traps, and use additional powers to craft objects that eradicate ghosts.
As part of today’s Sony Computer Entertainment event in Japan, Capcom showcased content from its Resident Evil survival horror franchise. The first trailer debuted for the definitive version of the Resident Evil, set for release on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC in early 2015.
Also at the event, Capcom unveiled Resident Evil Revelations 2. The title is planned for release in early 2015 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. More details for Resident Evil Revelations 2 will be available in the near future.
2K and Gearbox today announced their plans to support Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel with four add-on content packs following the release of the game on October 14th. The four add-on content packs will encompass new characters, missions, and experiences, and each pack will retail for $9.99.
Also announced today, was the Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass, which will bundle all four add-on content packs – a $39.96 value – for $29.99. The Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass grants access to download all four of the planned add-on content packs, as they become available on PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and PC. As Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel nears completion and the teams shift their focus to add-on content, additional details will be announced as development progresses.
Additionally, gamers who pre-order Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel from participating retailers will receive the Shock Drop Slaughter Pit bonus content. The Shock Drop Slaughter Pit will not be included in the Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass, but it will be available for purchase at a later date.
2K and Firaxis Games have released a new gameplay video for Civilization: Beyond Earth. In this new “Master Control” video, learn all about the Purity Affinity, Virtues, the Orbital Layer as well as combat strategies against aliens and rival factions.
A New Beginning for Mankind is coming October 24th.
2K and Turtle Rock Studios announced that they will host a second, bigger closed alpha test for the 4v1 shooter Evolve. 2K and Turtle Rock Studios will be sharing many more details soon.
Undead Labs announced that State of Decay: Year-One Edition, the definitive version of State of Decay, is coming to Xbox One in Spring 2015.
State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition will include the original State of Decay, now running in 1080p, previously released Add-on packs Breakdown and Lifeline, as well as some entirely new content. Undead Labs will reveal more on the new content closer to release.
PopCap Games announced that Peggle 2 is coming to the PlayStation 4 on October 14th.
Double Fine announced that Gang Beasts, the most recent addtion to Double Fine Presents, is now available on Steam Early Access.
Deep Silver and Volition announced Saints Row IV: Gat Out of Hell, a standalone expansion. In Gat Out of Hell, players take on the role of Johnny Gat as he is sent into hell via a nefarious spirit board incident and left to combat demons, the horrors of the underworld (including prominent historical figures) and, of course, the Devil himself.
Saints Row IV: Gat Out of Hell will launch on January 27th for last gen and new gen console platforms as well as PC.