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Ubisoft today announced that Toy Soldiers: War Chest will release on August 11th. The third installment of the franchise created and developed by Signal Studios offers a hybrid blend of action strategy gameplay mixed with tower defense mechanics. Toy Soldiers: War Chest will be available digitally and at retailers on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.
Toy Soldiers: War Chest Hall of Fame edition will be available as a digital download and at retailers. The Hall of Fame edition includes four licensed armies in addition to the four armies included in the standard edition. Toy Soldiers: War Chest (standard edition) will be available as a digital download only. Players will also be able to download each individual licensed armies from the Hall of Fame edition or all four together in the Legendary Heroes pack.
Indie developer Jay Tholen and publisher Devolver Digital today announced the point and click hugventure Dropsy will release on PC on September 10th.
Dropsy is a non-traditional take on the classic point and click adventure formula starring the game’s perpetually carefree namesake clown as he explores a world full of colorful characters and sinister secrets, doling out hugs along the way. Rather than lead players on a singular narrative path, players are free to choose which avenues of adventure they want to explore in an open world setting and can piece the puzzles and story together however they choose.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released the story trailer for LEGO Dimensions. The trailer provides the first extended look at the original story of LEGO Dimensions, which combines characters and worlds from DC Comics, The Lord of the Rings, The LEGO Movie, The Wizard of Oz, LEGO Ninjago, Back to the Future, Scooby-Doo, LEGO Chima, Doctor Who, Jurassic World, Ghostbusters, The Simpsons, Portal and Midway Arcade.
Launching September 27th, LEGO Dimensions will be available for Xbox One and Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, and Wii U.
In last week’s “Half a Year with Dying Light” video, Techland teased drivable all-terrain dirt buggies for Dying Light. Today Techland has confirmed that it is indeed working on Dying Light: The Following – a story-based expansion pack.
Dying Light: The Following will be available for purchase separately but will also be made free to all Season Pass holders. The expansion pack is set to be showcased behind closed doors at Gamescom next month, with a full public reveal following shortly after.
2K and Firaxis Games today announced the second annual Firaxicon will be taking place at the Baltimore Convention Center on Saturday, October 3rd, with tickets on sale now. Hosted by the developers of the Civilization and XCOM series, Firaxicon celebrates the passion and support of the studio’s biggest advocates.
Fans attending this year’s event can look forward to a number of activities, including:
Tickets to attend Firaxicon are priced at $40 (plus applicable taxes and fees), and are available today for purchase via Eventbrite.
GameMill Entertainment today announced a new partnership with UIG Entertainment to distribute two new video games – Professional Farmer SIM Arcade 2016 and Professional Lumberjack SIM Arcade 2016 – which will be available on consoles and Steam this fall.
Professional Farmer SIM Arcade 2016 takes players to the countryside to plant crops, properly care for animals and grow the family farm from the ground up. There are over 80 vehicles to use across over 100 arcade-style missions, as well as one huge North American map to explore for new activities, including quick-hauling tractor races.
Professional Lumberjack SIM Arcade 2016 gives players control of over 100 of the highest quality woodcutting machines, from tractors and trucks to cranes and harvesters. There are a multitude of tree types to discover, chop down, transport and process. Expert tests of skill are rewarded with access to new forested lands, more powerful machines, and new buildings and equipment at the local sawmill.
Professional Farmer SIM Arcade 2016 and Professional Lumberjack SIM Arcade 2016 are expected to launch digitally this fall on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, Xbox One and Xbox 360, and PC.
NeocoreGames has released an overview trailer for The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: Final Cut, showcasing all the features of the gothic-noir steampunk action-RPG influenced by Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
Van Helsing: Final Cut is the extended and refined version of all three games combined in one offering. The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: Final Cut will be released as a standalone title in September. Anyone who owns all three games in the trilogy already, will get the game for free.
Atlus todya announced that Abyss Odyssey: Extended Dream Edition is now available as a digital download title on PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 4. Plus, for a limited one week promotional period, Abyss Odyssey: Extended Dream Edition will be on sale at a 40% discount.
Abyss Odyssey, the side-scrolling action adventure with fighting game mechanics received a 1080p upgrade with the transition to PS4, along with all the recent PC updates, including the versus mode with two-player online multiplayer and four-player local multiplayer, Warlock reveals, expanded enemy move sets with brand new unique moves, combat balances, and various other gameplay additions.
Bandai Namco today announced that Sword Art Online RE: Hollow Fragment has launched exclusively through the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 4. Sword Art Online RE: Hollow Fragment features original stories based on the light novel and anime Sword Art Online. Sword Art Online RE: Hollow Fragment was one of 2014’s best-selling PlayStation Vita titles and is making its debut on the PlayStation 4 with enhanced localization, online play, additional bosses, and more.
Roll7 and Devolver Digital today announced that the PC version of the skateboarding title OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood will kickflip onto Steam, GOG and Humble on August 11th for $14.99. Originally launched on the PlayStation 4, the PC version of OlliOlli2 includes gamepad controls, achievements, and a new gameplay modes including the four-player split-screen Combo Rush.