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22

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Kalypso Media Announces Vikings – Wolves of Midgard

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Kalypso Media and Games Farm today announced Vikings – Wolves of Midgard, a new IP that will pit Action RPG fans against the most legendary of all mythological conflicts: Ragnarok.

Legend has it, that when the coldest winter descends, the Jotan will return to take their vengeance against the Gods of Asgard. The world is on the road to perdition and the fate of Midgard hangs in the balance. But when the Fire and Frost Giants begin to merge their armies, they encounter the clan of the Ulfung – the Wolves of Midgard. Bloody, but unbowed following the destruction of their village, this notorious band of ostracized Viking warriors are determined to seize their destiny and save the world. As clan chief, you must save Midgard from complete annihilation, and spearhead the charge to vanquish the fiendish creatures of the Fimbulwinter.

Launching on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in early 2017, Vikings – Wolves of Midgard will transport you to the Shores of Midgard, a world based upon the mythology and history of the Vikings. Battle the fearsome Jotan, hordes of terrifying undead monstrosities and other myriad beasts of Ragnarok, either on your own or by teaming up with a friend via the online co-op multiplayer mode. Master mighty weapons, including sword and shield, two-handed hammers, dual-wielded axes and swift bows. Earn blood in battle to offer in tribute to the Gods in order to acquire and enhance devastating Spell Powers and other special unlockables. As well as the regular story mode (and New Game+), players can also test their mettle in the ‘Trials of the Gods’ – a special challenge mode that rewards the best warriors with special equipment and runes.

Jul
22

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Shattered Skies Launches on Steam

Free Reign Entertainment today announced that the open world looter shooter sandbox game Shattered Skies is now available on Steam. The game is available for a single, one-time purchase with zero microtransactions, season passes or paid expansions.

Jul
22

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World of Final Fantasy Collector’s Edition Revealed

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Square Enix brings to World of Final Fantasy to retailers this October with many ways for fans to experience the world of Grymoire. Final Fantasy fans ready to embark on the journey will have many options to pre-order the Collector’s Edition and other offerings as listed below:

Collector’s Edition

  • Presented as a physical pop-up book, World of Final Fantasy comes to life through 3D paper cutouts. As the pop-up book is opened, physical content concealed in the book is revealed, including:
    • Physical game disc
    • An 80-page hardback artbook showing off the toy-like visuals
    • The original soundtrack of the game’s score
    • A set of three mini-figurines including Cloud, Lightning and Squall
    • Extra digital content, including White Chocobo, Glow Moogle and Red Bonnetberry mirages, a Sephiroth summon and a Japanese voice-over option add-on
  • Available exclusively through the Square Enix Online Store for $119.99 USD

Limited Edition

  • Unique packaging including the physical game disc plus a 24-page artbook
  • Extra digital content, including White Chocobo, Glow Moogle and Red Bonnetberry mirages, a Sephiroth summon and a Japanese voice-over option add-on
  • Available at select retailers for $59.99 USD

Day One Edition

  • Physical game disc
  • Extra digital content, including White Chocobo, Glow Moogle and Red Bonnetberry Mirages, a Sephiroth summon and a Japanese voice-over option add-on
  • Available at all retailers for $59.99 USD

Jul
20

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Madden NFL 17 Ratings Now Live

EA Tiburon today began the Madden NFL 17 ratings reveal, with the newest NFL players leading the way. The top rookies are currently being featured, and every day new player ratings will be released, with the top five quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers getting their honors over the next few days. The best players at each position will be featured over the coming weeks, and will culminate on August 4th and 5th, with full team and player ratings. Fans are invited to share their favorite players’ ratings on social media directly from the Ratings Hub on August 5th with new sharing functionality, and are encouraged to keep an eye on the official Madden NFL social channels for all the latest ratings reveals.

EA Access members can try Madden NFL 17 before it’s released for a limited time starting August 18th, as part of a Play First Trial, only on Xbox One. Madden NFL 17 will be available on August 23rd.

Jul
20

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Destiny: Rise of Iron – Gjallarwing Trailer

Activision and Bungie have released a new trailer for Destiny: Rise of Iron, revealing the uniquely themed black and silver Iron Gjallarwing Sparrow as a pre-order bonus.

Jul
20

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Urban Empire – Dev Diary #1

Kalypso Media and developer Reborn today released the first video featurette for their upcoming PC ‘city ruler’ game Urban Empire. Launching on January 20th, Urban Empire puts players in control of a mayoral dynasty where they must lead their city and people through 200 years of history. In this featurette, you will learn more about what sets a ‘city ruler’ apart from a ‘city builder,’ as well as the main features of the game and the story of historical growth and political family drama.

Jul
20

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Neverwinter: Storm King’s Thunder Arrives August 16th

Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios today announced Neverwinter: Storm King’s Thunder will launch on PC August 16th and on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 at a later date. The tenth official expansion for the free-to-play Dungeons & Dragons-based MMORPG ushers the age of Frost Giants into the land of Neverwinter. Storm King’s Thunder will feature a new end-game campaign, new dungeon tier and unique story based on an upcoming adventure from Wizards of the Coast.

Jul
20

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Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Announced

Bandai Namco today announced Pac-Man Championship Edition 2, the sequel to 2007’s Pac-Man Championship Edition and it’s follow-up from 2010, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX. Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 will be available exclusively in digital form for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam for PC and is scheduled to launch in September.

Currently under development at Bandai Namco Studios, Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 features new 3D mazes with unique visuals, a wide variety of dynamic mazes, the new ability to bump ghosts, and the addition of giant sized ghost boss battles. Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 will also build upon Pac-Man Championship Edition DX’s “Chain Eating” mechanics by enabling fans to build up to four ghost trains before chowing down for maximum chompage points. Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 returns with the fan favorite Score Attack mode where players need to gather as many points within a specified time and a new Adventure mode that will have players chasing fast moving fruit, battling big bad bosses, and experiencing fun new ways of playing Pac-Man.

Jul
20

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Zombie Night Terror is Now Available

Gambitious Digital Entertainment announced that Zombie Night Terror is available today in stores, including GOG.com, Steam, Humble Store, and Green Man Gaming. Choose from the standard, game-only edition or the Special Edition containing exclusive wallpapers and the original soundtrack.

Jul
20

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Life is Strange Episode 1: Chrysalis Free to Download From July 21st

Square Enix and DONTDOD Entertainment today announced that the first episode of the narrative driven game Life is Strange will be available to download for free on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC starting indefinitely from July 21st.