Okay, this is more like it. I was a little down on the second chapter of Tales From the Borderlands, since it didn’t feel like you’d really…
2K and Gearbox Software present the official Battleborn E3 Gameplay Demo video. The gameplay demo follows a team of five heroes on the planet Bliss as they infiltrate an old Peacekeeper base and attempt to close a portal that’s allowing the evil Varellsi to enter the Solus system. This gameplay demonstration is one part of a larger chapter in Battleborn’s modular Story Mode, which can be played solo, or by up-to five people co-operatively when it ships this winter on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
NIS America today announced that Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance will be available physically and digitally on October 6th exclusively on PlayStation 4.
To celebrate Disgaea 5’s release, a special Launch Edition will be available at North American retailers, which includes the full game, reversible cover, 32-page art book, and original soundtrack – all packed neatly into a collector’s box.
Aterdux Entertainment presents a new gameplay video from Legends of Eisenwald, their medieval-era tactical-RPG, set for a July 2nd release on PC. This new video features narrated footage of in-game combat and some of the recently updated special effects.
Total War is 15 years old this month and to celebrate Creative Assembly and Steam are holding a Free Weekend and sale. Players will be able to try out the Total War games for free from 6pm GMT on Thursday, June 25th until 6pm GMT on Sunday, June 28th.
Also out now are the original Shogun: Total War and Medieval: Total War on Steam and compatible with modern resolutions for the first time.
The games available to play for free all weekend are: Total War: Attila, Total War: Rome II, Total War: Shogun 2, Total War: Shogun 2 – Fall of the Samurai, Empire: Total War, Napoleon: Total War and Medieval II: Total War.
During this time, most of the Total War catalogue on Steam will be up to 75% off with all DLC (excluding Total War: Attila – The Last Roman) at 50% off.
Also available today is the new campaign pack for Total War: Attila, The Last Roman. Alongside this, players are also awarded a new free DLC playable faction for Total War: Attila, the Suebi – including a new historical battle (The Battle of Dara) and the latest game patch.
Including a new campaign map, The Last Roman expansion also features a unique new “Roman Expedition” faction as one of 5 playable factions. This gives players the chance to experience the story of Belisarius, one of the last great Roman generals, who was tasked with retaking the former Western Roman Empire by the Emperor Justinian.
Players can chose to follow the Emperor’s orders and liberate territory in his name, or break from his rule in defiant rebellion and attempt to crown themselves as a new Emperor of Rome.
Today Activision shares a new trailer for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 that includes behind-the-scenes footage and interviews from developer Robomodo, as well as Tony Hawk and other in-game pros.
The release date for the next-gen versions of the game have also been confirmed: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 is coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 29th. For the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, confirmation of exact release dates will follow, but are anticipated to release prior to the end of the year.
In addition, Activision announced that GameStop’s pre-order program for the game is now live. It’s a collection of digital content inspired by the decade when Tony Hawk forged his legend – the 1980s. Aptly named the Totally Rad 80’s Pack, it includes the following in-game items: 80’s Tony Hawk Character Skin (skate as Tony Hawk from circa 1986 in all modes), 80’s Inspired Birdhouse board, and an Anti-Gravity Board.
Gio Corsio of Sony Computer Entertainment America Third Party Production team sits down with two of the developers from the Yakuza series — general director Toshihiro Nagoshi and Yakuza 5 producer Masayoshi Yokoyama — to discuss the game’s theme, scope, and to answer some user questions in the first part of their Yakuza 5 developer interviews.
Yakuza 5 will be available for the PlayStation 3 later this year.
Daedalic Entertainment has released the official E3 trailer for Anna’s Quest. The adventure game will be available for PC via Steam on July 2nd.
Deep Silver and Animation Arts today announced Lost Horizon 2 will launch on PC this fall. Lost Horizon 2 continues the story of its prequel’s hero, Fenton Paddock, from the 1940s and 50s onwards, where he will face the hardest fight of his life: the fight for his family.
Size Five Games and Curve Digital today announced that upcoming steampunk stealth game The Swindle will be making its way onto PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita on July 28th, on Xbox One on July 31st, and Wii U shortly after.
The Swindle is a platforming, action and stealth game set in a Victorian Steampunk world. All the levels are procedurally generated and it is the player’s job, as a master thief, to break into buildings, steal cash, hack systems and get out. Players must start small by robbing from the slums and upgrade their skills and abilities until they can pull off the ultimate heist in Scotland Yard.