BioWare is releasing 10 Skyhold tavern songs heard in Dragon Age: Inquisition, which will be available to download for free for a limited time. As an added bonus, BioWare is releasing the sheet music for each track so fans can record their own renditions of these songs, and are encouraged to submit them to the Dragon Age Fan Celebration Contest. Free access of the content will be available until February 9th, where the songs will then be made available for sale on digital platforms.
For more information and to download the Dragon Age: Inquisition tavern songs and sheet music, visit the official blog: http://www.dragonage.com/en_US/news/inquisition-tavern-songs-giveaway.
Electronic Arts today released the official Madden NFL 15 Super Bowl Prediction pitting the New England Patriots vs. the Seattle Seahawks. The prediction calls for a tightly-contested game between the two teams, coming down to a heroic play in the final drive to seal the win. The prediction sees New England’s offense overcoming the Seahawks’ defense to pull out a 28-24 victory.
2K and Gearbox Software announced today during the Gearbox Panel at PAX South, the third add-on content pack for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, the Lady Hammerlock Pack.
With the Lady Hammerlock Pack, fans will be able to play as Aurelia, Sir Hammerlock’s sister and heir to the Hammerlock fortune. She has an all-new action skill – Cold as Ice – and three skill trees all detailed on the official Borderlands blog.
The Lady Hammerlock Pack will be available starting on January 27th and sold individually for $9.99, or as part of the Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass.
At PAX South, Gearbox Software offered a glimpse of Homeworld Remastered Collection, the HD remastering of the strategy series. The Texas-based developer also announced that the game will be released for PC on February 25th with pre-orders open now on Steam for $29.74, a 15% pre-order discount from the regular price of $34.99.
Homeworld Remastered Collection updates and introduces the space strategy games to modern audiences. The collection includes Homeworld and Homeworld 2, remastered by Gearbox in cooperation with members of the original development team and members of the series’ fan community. As a free bonus, this collection also includes the original versions of Homeworld and Homeworld 2 with compatibility updates, preserving the purest form of the original releases.
Gamers who purchase Homeworld Remastered Collection will also receive access to the Homeworld Remastered Steam Multiplayer Beta, which kicks off alongside Homeworld Remastered Collection on February 25th. Competitive multiplayer modes for Homeworld and Homeworld 2 have been joined to offer players access to races, maps and game modes from both games in one integrated multiplayer experience. This beta combines code from over 15 years ago with newly-written changes, and will be shaped by fan feedback as development progresses.
In addition to re-releasing Homeworld and Homeworld 2 in both Classic and Remastered form, Gearbox Software has paired with Blackbird Interactive – a studio founded by Homeworld veterans Rob Cunningham and Aaron Kambeitz – to create an all-new entry in the Homeworld series for PC. Titled “Homeworld Shipbreakers,” the upcoming strategy game takes place before the events of the first Homeworld and serves as a prequel to the series. More information on Shipbreakers will be announced as development progresses.
GOG.com invites everyone for a live session at Twitch.tv/GOGcom, with 15 minutes of fresh The Witcher: Wild Hunt gameplay highlights and live developer commentary.
Once the gameplay commentary is concluded, Damien Monnier – Senior Gameplay Designer, as well as Miles Tost – Level Desinger, will take the time to respond to live comments coming in via Twitch chat, as well as select questions from the GOG.com community forums.
The live stream will be hosted on Monday, January 26th at 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST at Twitch.tv/GOGcom.
Ever wonder who’s on the other side of the KillCam? Meet Randall Higgins, the KillCameraman, in the latest Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Havoc trailer. Havoc is available January 27th first on Xbox Live.
Available in the launch edition of Etrian Mystery Dungeon on Nintendo 3DS is the “Sights & Sounds of Mystery”. Secure your ownership of the North American-exclusive collectible outer box that contains a limited edition CD-book package. The “Rough Sketch Ver.” soundtrack CD contains six “rough” versions of the musical themes found in Etrian Mystery Dungeon. The 28-page book contains art and information to aid you in cultivating the best party to help you triumph inside the mystery dungeons.
Atlus also released a new trailer showcasing the Protector class. Etrian Mystery Dungeon will be available on April 7th.
Daedalic Entertainment announced their upcoming 3D adventure, Silence, will be coming to the PlayStation 4 later this year. Daedalic recently announced Silence would be coming for the Xbox One and PC.
In Silence, players accompany lead character Noah, who struggles to find his little sister Renie in the turmoil of war.
Grey Goo, a new real-time strategy game from indie developer Petroglyph and publisher Grey Box, arrives today on PC via Steam for $49.99. Those that purchase the game this weekend will receive a limited edition soundtrack from videogame composer Frank Klepacki (Command & Conquer).
Ubisoft today announced Grow Home, a quirky, experiential climbing game in development at Reflections. Grow Home will be available for download via Steam for PC on February 4th.
In Grow Home, players are free to explore a strange, open world as BUD (Botanical Utility Droid), an excitable, child-like robot sent on a mission to search the galaxy for a new species of plant that can oxygenate his home world.