Today, Xbox opened gamescom 2015 with new game reveals for Xbox and Windows 10, extending the company’s lineup into 2016.
The company debuted world-premiere gameplay of exclusives Crackdown 3, Scalebound and Killer Instinct Season 3, alongside a new gameplay demo of Quantum Break.
Xbox also announced Halo Wars 2 — a new strategy game packed with fast-paced action, massive battles and an all-new Halo story, coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 in fall 2016.
Shawn Ashmore, lead actor for Remedy Entertainment’s Quantum Break, surprised fans as he took the stage with Remedy’s Creative Director Sam Lake to discuss and showcase the game’s latest time-amplified gameplay features.
By popular fan request, Xbox announced DVR for Over-the-Air TV is coming to Xbox One as a subscription-free service in 2016. Once Xbox One is set up for over-the-air TV, Xbox One owners will be able to record their favorite TV shows, movies and sporting events and store them onto a hard drive, so the amount of recorded content is only limited by the size of the drive.
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Building on the lineup announced at E3 2015, including games like ReCore, Sea of Thieves and Gears of War 4, Microsoft revealed additional details on the lineup of titles coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 in 2016:
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Bandai Namco and FromSoftware today released the official Dark Souls III gameplay trailer. Dark Souls III is coming soon for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC in early 2016.
Deep Silver today revealed a new cinematic trailer for the upcoming open-world first person shooter, Homefront: The Revolution. Developed by Deep Silver Dambuster Studios, Homefront: The Revolution puts the player in the middle of a full-blown guerrilla war in an occupied United States. The game is scheduled for release in spring 2016 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.
Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios today announced a new update coming to Neverwinter that will bring four different expansions – Elemental Evil, Fury of the Feywild, Shadowmantle and Curse of Icewind Dale – to Xbox One in September.
The newest update, titled Neverwinter: Elemental Evil, will bring an increase to level cap, the Oathbound playable class and new adventure zones. Adventurers will also gain access to four end-game campaigns and additional in-game dungeons for veteran Xbox One players looking to collect more loot as they adventure through the Forgotten Realms. In addition to new content, this update will also continue to bring quality-of-life improvements to the MMORPG.
Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight, the first-person dungeon crawling RPG from Atlus is now available in stores and on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS. A remake of the original Etrian Odyssey 2, this Untold version adds a brand new, voiced Story Mode with a set party of characters in addition to the traditional Classic Mode, with 13 different character classes. As an added bonus, Atlus will have more than $13 of downloadable content offered for free over a limited time as it rolls out over the next several weeks.
ASTRO Gaming today announced the upcoming release of a special Halo 5: Guardians Edition A40+MixAmp M80 gaming headset. Officially licensed for the Xbox One, the new ASTRO A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5: Guardians Edition features a custom dark chrome matte finish with metallic blue accents and a Halo-inspired graphical treatment.
In addition, the ASTRO A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5: Guardians Edition will include a special downloadable in-game REQ Pack for Halo 5: Guardians on Xbox One which features a special ASTRO Gaming in-game emblem. REQ Packs are a bundle of random, digital goods in the form of unlockable weapons and armors, skins, vehicles and more that players can use in the Arena and Warzone multiplayer modes.
The ASTRO A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5: Guardians Edition will officially release in September, but is available now for pre-order at select retailers nationwide and directly from ASTRO Gaming for $220 USD.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Avalanche Studios today released the Mad Max Stronghold Trailer giving a glimpse into the various fortified outposts, or strongholds, located throughout the open world of the post-apocalyptic Wasteland.
In the new trailer, Max visits some of the game’s diverse strongholds and encounters a number of intriguing characters, including Jeet, Gutgash, Pink Eye and Deep Friah. In a world where Max faces both his internal and external enemies, these strongholds hold the pieces essential to the puzzle he tries to solve as he prepares to take on merciless Wasteland tyrant, Scrotus.
Mad Max will be released on September 1st for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
Idea Factory International announced that Fairy Fencer F is out now on Steam. Boasting 1080p graphics and 60fps, this PC version of the PlayStation 3 game will have a week-long launch sale of 50% off, with the DLC packs “Beginner’s Pack” and “Secrets of Shukesoo’s Tower Pack” available for free.
Daedalic Entertainment presents a new trailer for Skyhill, the rogue-like survival game from Mandragora. The game focuses on entrepreneur Perry Jason, who survived the Third World War in the Skyhill Hotel’s Penthouse Suite, while the rest of the city fell victim to a missile strike that created a mutant apocalypse. Finding his food and supplies almost exhausted, Perry needs to leave the 100-story building to survive this nightmare. He can only achieve his goal if he skillfully budgets food, medicine and other supplies, which he finds in the mutant-infested floors and rooms of the hotel. Skyhill will be released for PC in Q4 2015.