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25

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 Coming September 29th

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.

Jun
25

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Yakuza 5 – Developer Interview: Welcome to the World of Yakuza 5

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.

Jun
25

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Anna’s Quest – E3 Trailer

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.

Jun
25

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Lost Horizon 2 Coming to PC this Fall

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.

Jun
25

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The Swindle Coming to Consoles Starting July 28th

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.

Jun
25

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MX vs. ATV Supercross Encore Coming to Consoles

Nordic Games today announced that MX vs. ATV Supercross Encore will come to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Q4 2015. Building from its predecessor, Supercross Encore packs in new content and upgraded visuals alongside classic tracks from MX vs. ATV Alive.

Jun
25

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XCOM 2 – E3 2015 Gameplay Video

2K and Firaxis Games present the Official XCOM 2 E3 2015 Gameplay Video. This video shows XCOM soldiers striking back against the aliens by sabotaging an ADVENT landmark. This is the title’s gameplay debut, featuring tactical combat as well as some of the enemies players will face while fighting to take back Earth and save humanity from the alien rule.

Jun
25

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NHL 16 Reveals Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane as Cover Athletes

NHL 16 Cover Announcement

Electronic Arts Inc, the NHL and the NHLPA announced today during the 2015 NHL Awards that three-time Stanley Cup Champions Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane from the Chicago Blackhawks will both appear on the cover of EA Sports NHL 16. This marks the first time in franchise history that the cover has featured two teammates as well as the Stanley Cup trophy. Kane and Toews are also the only athletes to appear on an NHL cover twice.

NHL 16 hits store shelves on September 15th for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Jun
24

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NBA 2K16 Michael Jordan Special Edition Unveiled

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2K today announced that NBA 2K16 will feature Michael Jordan on the cover of this year’s Special Edition. The next iteration of the NBA video game simulation series will celebrate Jordan’s Hall of Fame legacy and give fans even more options to customize their in-game experience.

Gamers that pre-order the Special Edition will receive NBA 2K16 on Friday, September 25th, four days before the standard launch, along with memorabilia and other in-game content, including:

  • Jordan NBA 2K16 Poster;
  • Jordan Fathead Wall Cling;
  • Digital Jordan shoes for your MyPLAYER;
  • Digital Jordan T-shirt for your MyPLAYER;
  • Digital Jordan jersey for your MyPLAYER;
  • 30,000 Virtual Currency;
  • MyTEAM VIP+:
    • 3 Emerald Packs AND a new Special Edition Exclusive Moments Card.

The NBA 2K16 Michael Jordan Special Edition will be available in both digital and physical formats for $79.99 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Jun
24

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New Hunter – Lennox – Now Available for Evolve

2K and Turtle Rock Studios announced today that Lennox, a new Assault class Hunter, is now available for Evolve. Lennox is available individually or as part of Hunting Season 2. In addition to Lennox, Hunting Season 2 will include three more Hunter characters and one Monster character, all of which will be made available before March 31st, 2016.

Lennox is the first Hunter in Evolve to feature a melee attack. Her ‘Thunderchild’ mechanized suit is equipped with a Plasma Lance that deals massive amounts of damage in close combat, while her Autocannon and Thunder Strike attack allow Lennox to fight when outside of melee range.

Evolve Hunting Season 2 is currently available for purchase for $24.99 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. Those who purchase the new Monster and Hunters as part of Hunting Season 2 will also receive an additional exclusive skin with the launch of each of the five new included playable characters.

Beginning today, the price of all downloadable content characters in Evolve has been reduced:

  • All Monster characters are now $9.99 each and all Hunter characters are now $4.99 each;
  • The previously released Hunting Season 1 can now be purchased for $14.99. Evolve Hunting Season 1, which features four Hunters (Torvald, Crow, Slim and Sunny) and three Monster character skins (Magma Goliath, Magma Kraken and Magma Wraith), now includes four new exclusive ‘Arctic’ skins, one for each of the included Hunters;
  • Everyone who previously purchased Hunting Season 1, Evolve Digital Deluxe Edition or Evolve PC Monster Race Edition, will also receive these four new ‘Arctic’ skins;
  • All purchasers of the Evolve PC Monster Race Edition will receive all content featured in Hunting Season 2.