To celebrate the opening of pre-orders for medieval siege-em-up Stronghold Crusader 2, Firefly Studios has released a new gameplay trailer featuring the return of series antagonist The Wolf.
Fans who pre-order the upcoming castle sim on Steam, the Humble Store, Amazon, GetGames and other digital retailers will be rewarded with the following bonuses:
These pre-order bonuses are also on offer to those who opt for the digital Special Edition, which includes the following:
Stronghold Crusader 2 is scheduled for release on September 2nd.
Devolver Digital and Roll7 announced today that the skateboarding game OlliOlli is now available for PC on Steam, Humble and GOG. Fingerboarders can skate over to Steam now and grab OlliOlli at 10% off the usual price of $12.99 this week only.
FromSoftware today released Crown of the Sunken King, the first chapter in its The Lost Crowns DLC trilogy for Dark Souls II.
Players will find new environments, enemies, traps, and bosses to conquer as they embark on a journey to reclaim the crowns that Drangleic’s King Vendrick once owned. Crown of the Sunken King features an entirely different world within the Dark Souls II universe, where stepped pyramids span a vast underground cavern and death lays in wait around every corner.
Crown of the Sunken King is available for download on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC for $9.99. The Steam season pass encompassing all three chapters of the Lost Crowns trilogy is available for $24.99.
Trendy Entertainment today launched Dungeon Defenders Eternity, an enhanced edition of their tower defense meets action-RPG, Dungeon Defenders. Eternity is the definitive version of Dungeon Defenders, featuring previously released material, new content, redesigned gameplay balance and cross-platform play. The game will also unlock exclusive content in the upcoming sequel, Dungeon Defenders II, shortly after launch. Eternity is available now for PC via Steam for $14.99.
As part of the Legacy of Music Campaign for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call, Square Enix announced a contest for music lovers. Starting August 5th, fans can partake in this musical experience by creating and uploading a music video of themselves performing the main theme of Final Fantasy. To qualify, all submitted videos must be approximately one minute and thirty seconds long, and should include a sign from participants stating their favorite Final Fantasy game.
Judged by the Final Fantasy composer, Nobuo Uematsu, the Grand Prize winner of the contest will receive:
Runners-up will also be eligible for prizes, including soundtracks for the various Final Fantasy titles, signed Collector’s Editions of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call and Final Fantasy Static Arts Figures.
Playrise Digital and Ripstone announced today that Table Top Racing will be skidding onto the PlayStation Store on August 5th where it will be available to download on PlayStation Vita for $7.99. PS Plus subscribers can also look forward to discounts at launch. Table Top Racing is a micro combat racer that pits all manner of custom-made, miniaturized cars against one another.
Moonshot Games are bringing their iOS game Third Eye Crime to PC tomorrow, July 23rd via Steam for $4.99. Third Eye Crime features a cinematic noir style and a jazz soundtrack while offering a unique twist to the stealth puzzle game genre. Using your “third eye” to predict enemy movements, players can lead enemies on a wild goose chase to pull off the perfect crime.
Focus Home Interactive today announced Farming Simulator 15 will be available on PC in October and early 2015 on consoles.
The first official player ratings have been revealed on the Madden Ratings Hub. Today the top 10 rookies take the stage, with top overall draft pick Jadeveon Clowney and #2 pick Greg Robinson sharing the top rating at 83 overall. Other top flite rookies include Oakland Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack (81), Bills wideout Sammy Watkins (80) and Packers safety HaHa Clinton-Dix (79). Browns QB Johnny Manziel didn’t manage to crack the top 10, so fans wondering where Johnny Football ended up will have to check back on August 1st when the full AFC North ratings are unveiled.
Additional ratings info is coming daily, with a new position group being announced every day. Here’s the full schedule for when ratings will be released:
Mon, July 21 – Top 10 Overall Rookies
Tues, July 22 – Top 5 Overall QBs
Wed, July 23 – Top 5 Overall RBs
Thurs, July 24 – Top 5 Overall WRs/Top 5 Overall TEs
Fri, July 25 – Top 5 Overall OL Players
Sat, July 26 – Top 5 Overall DEs
Sun, July 27 – Top 5 Overall DTs
Mon, July 28 – Top 5 Overall LBs
Tues, July 29 – Top 5 Overall CBs
Wed, July 30 – Top 5 Overall Safeties
Thurs, July 31 – Top 5 Overall Special Teams
Fri, Aug 1 – Top 10 Overall Players/Full AFC & NFC North Ratings
Sat, Aug 2 – Full AFC & NFC South Ratings
Sun, Aug 3 – Full AFC & NFC East Ratings
Mon, Aug 4 – Full AFC & NFC West Ratings
Tues, Aug 5 – Ratings Recap
Atlus has released a new video introducing Citizen of Earth’s combat delegator-in-chief. Citizens of Earth will be available in October for the PlayStation 4, Wii U, PC, PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS.