MLBAM today announced R.B.I. Baseball 15, with Chicago Cubs All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo as its first-ever cover athlete, will be available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 beginning March 31st. R.B.I. Baseball 15 will also be available for PC via the Steam shortly after Opening Day.
Atari today announced Early Access availability for Asteroids: Outpost on Steam. The sandbox, open world, multiplayer shooter is a dramatic reboot of the 1979 arcade classic. Set in the distant future, Asteroids: Outpost updates the asteroid-blasting action of the original by putting players in the role of deep-space miners, harvesting rare ore and expanding their bases, while protecting themselves from deadly asteroid showers and claim jumpers.
To commemorate the 1979 arcade release of Asteroids, Asteroids: Outpost will be discounted 34% to just $19.79 for a limited time.
Game Director Dan Tudge narrates the gameplay in the second part of the first ever demo of Sword Coast Legends including exclusive reveals of Dungeon Crawl and Dungeon Master modes. Join in as the intrepid adventurers continue their search for the Ashen Priest following their successful infiltration of the city of Luskan and a challenging encounter with a gigantic Ogre Zombie in the city’s graveyard, in Part 1.
Codemasters today announced that F1 2015, the official video game of the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship, will release in June. Arriving much earlier in the Formula One season than before, this will mark the series’ debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The title will also be available for PC via Steam. F1 2015 will feature a handling system powered by an all-new game engine, and new Championship Season and Pro Season modes, complete with a new broadcast presentation style.
When Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold hits stores this summer, Atlus will have a variety of goodies to go along with it. These items will be limited to pre-orders and first-run printings only, as supplies will be limited.
This launch edition will include:
The Official Staff Book — 22 pages of art, including early drafts of character concepts, introductions to the characters, with both explanations of their individual back stories as well as developer insight to the character creation process, and QR Codes that will unlock some beginner-friendly Grimoire Stones.
The Fafnir Knight Rough Sketch Soundtrack — CD soundtrack of early verions of the EO2U music by series composer, Yuzo Koshiro. It also has a brief foreword by both Koshiro and EO2U director Shigeo Komori. The CD packaging also has an EO2U mini-comic!
Both those items and the game will come in a collectible outer box.
Obsidian Entertainment and Paradox Interactive today released Pillars of Eternity, the role-playing game that was funded on Kickstarter. Created in the spirit of the classic Infinity Engine titles like Baldur’s Gate and Icewind Dale, Pillars of Eternity is now available for PC. Fans who backed Pillars of Eternity will receive it today, while new players everywhere can purchase and play it at pillarsofeternity.com.
Nexon and Splash Damage announced that as of today, the Dirty Bomb closed beta is back online. Exclusively on Steam, everyone who has previously received a beta key will have access to the free-to-play first-person shooter. Anyone who participated in at least one game during the testing periods in February and March will receive a Limited Edition Obsidian Load-Out Card.
Sign up on the official Dirty Bomb website for the chance to be a part of closed beta, or check out the Merc Starter Pack on Steam to permanently unlock five full-time Mercs, get immediate access to the closed beta and more.
XSEED Games has announced that it will be bringing two RPG titles to PC for the first time in North America this spring. Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim, originally the first 3D entry in Nihon Falcom’s long-running Ys series, is scheduled to launch with a brand new translation and features exclusive to this PC release. Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed, Acquire’s tongue-in-cheek supernatural beat-‘em-up set in Tokyo’s “Electric Town” district, will launch with the Visual Editor feature previously exclusive to the PlayStation 4 version.
Frozenbyte today announced the co-publishing of fellow Finnish game developer Polar Bunny’s atmospheric multi-character puzzle game, Parcel, available now on Steam Early Access. The final product is due to be released later in 2015.
Independent developer Over The Moon Games today announced they will bring their indie game The Fall to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this year. The Fall is currently available on PC and Wii U.
The Xbox One and PlayStation4 editions of The Fall will include dozens of performance and other improvements made to the game since the original launch, including optimizations, aiming and combat enhancements, bug fixes, and more. In addition, the game will include an exclusive Developer’s Commentary, featuring insight, stories and other discussion from the game’s creative team.