Bethesda Softworks today released a new video for Arkane Lyon’s Deathloop, where Game Director Dinga Bakaba provides a closer look at what players will need to do to decipher Deathloop’s murder puzzle and help Colt break free from Blackreef’s time loop. Deathloop is launching exclusively on console for the PlayStation 5 and PC.
Annapurna Interactive’s upcoming puzzle game Maquette will launch onto PlayStation Plus on March 2nd. Maquette takes place in a recursive world where players experience the life cycle of a loving relationship and features Bryce Dallas Howard (“Jurassic World,” “The Help,” “As You Like It,” “The Village”) and Seth Gabel (“Fringe,” “Salem,” “Genius”, “Nip/Tuck”) as lead characters Kenzie and Michael. The game will also launch on March 2nd for PC via Steam, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 for $19.99 USD.
Sony Interactive Entertainment today revealed the PlayStation Plus lineup for March. Final Fantasy VII Remake, Maquette, Farpoint and Remnant: From the Ashes will be available to download free for active PS+ members via PlayStation Store from March 2nd through April 5th.
Today, during a Pokémon Presents video presentation, Tsunekazu Ishihara — president and CEO of The Pokémon Company — announced the new Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Pokémon Shining Pearl, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus video games. Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl will launch in late 2021, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus will launch in early 2022. All three games will be available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch.
In 2006, Trainers were introduced to the Sinnoh region with the release of the Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl games on the Nintendo DS. Players can once again visit the Sinnoh region in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl, which are faithful remakes of two Pokémon games. Pokémon Legends: Arceus will introduce fans to the Sinnoh region of old — before the existence of Pokémon Trainers and Pokémon Leagues. It’s in this long-gone era that players will embark on an entirely new adventure to create the region’s first Pokédex.
Revealed as part of the State of Play digital livestream, hosted by Sony Interactive Entertainment, Square Enix today announced that Final Fantasy VII Remake will come to the PlayStation 5 on June 10th, as the enhanced and expanded Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade.
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade includes a wealth of graphical, gameplay and system enhancements for the PS5:
As a thank you to those who have purchased Final Fantasy VII Remake for the PlayStation 4, Square Enix are providing these players a free PS5 enhancement update at no extra cost when playing on a PS5 console.
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade also includes a brand-new episode featuring Yuffie as the main character. In this new adventure, play as ninja Yuffie Kisaragi as she infiltrates the shadowy Shinra Corporation to steal a powerful materia and restore glory to her homeland. Play alongside new characters and enjoy an expanded gameplay experience featuring multiple new combat and gameplay additions, bringing a new perspective to the Final Fantasy VII Remake story.
Players, who purchased Final Fantasy VII Remake on PS4 and upgrade to PS5 can purchase the new episode featuring Yuffie as a standalone download from the PlayStation Store. Owners of the disc version of Final Fantasy VII Remake on PS4 will require a PS5 console with disc drive in order to take advantage of this digital upgrade.
Today at Sony’s State of Play event, Bethesda Softworks revealed a new trailer for Arkane Lyon’s first-person shooter Deathloop, featuring new PlayStation 5 gameplay that showcases one of the many times Colt will take down Ramblin’ Frank Spicer and his crew. Frank and his fellow Visionaries will do whatever it takes to keep their time loop intact and deny Colt a way off the island of Blackreef.
The trailer also unveils a new original song, Déjà Vu, which combines a classic 1960’s spy film-inspired tune with the peculiar themes of Blackreef island to create a track that’s sure to repeatedly loop in your head. Déjà Vu was created by Sencit Music featuring musical artist FJØRA.
Deathloop is launching exclusively on console for the PlayStation 5 and PC.
Today at Sony’s State of Play event, Housemarque presented a gameplay walkthrough for Returnal, its third-person shooter set to be released on April 30th exclusively for the PlayStation 5.
Today, indie and publisher Unknown Worlds Entertainment announced that Subnautica: Below Zero will launch on May 14th for PC via Steam and Epic Game Store, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in both physical and digital editions for $29.99 USD.
The sequel to Subnautica, Subnautica: Below Zero invites players to explore the treacherous waters below the icy surface of Planet 4546B, an alien world where mysterious aquatic creatures and other watery wonders test the limits of how far they’re willing to go to survive. With an all-new story, an open world to explore, new technology to craft, and strange mysteries to uncover; Subnautica: Below Zero promises an adventure that’s out of this world.
Today during Sony’s State of Play event, Oddworld Inhabitants debuted a new video revealing that Oddworld: Soulstorm will launch on April 6th on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC via the Epic Game Store. In addition, the game will be one of the PlayStation Plus games for April 2021; members will be able to download the PS5 version of the game at no extra cost during that time.
Today at Sony’s State of Play event, Ember Lab debuted a new trailer for Kena: Bridge of Spirits, giving fans a deeper look at gameplay, new locations, and some of the characters you will meet on your journey. The story-driven action adventure game will be available on August 24th for the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC via the Epic Game Store.