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Omega Quintet – Promotional Video System Trailer

Idea Factory has released a clip of the PVS (Promotional Video System) in action in Omega Quintet, arriving April 28th on the PlayStation 4.

Mar
25

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SMT: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker – Fate System Trailer

Atlus has released a new trailer for SMT: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker, showing how Fate matters and why you should be nice to your friends. SMT: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker will be available on May 5th for the Nintendo 3DS.

Mar
25

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Dungeons II Goes Gold

Kalypso Media today announced that Dungeons 2 has officially gone gold and will be available for PC via Steam on April 24th. The retail version will be available on April 28th, with retail pre-order bonus details coming soon.

Mar
25

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Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series Episode 3 Now Available

Telltale Games and HBO today announced the release of ‘The Sword in the Darkness,’ the third of six episodes of Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series.

The third episode is available now on PC from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, as well PlayStation Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. The episode is also available today on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Mar
25

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PlayStation 4 to Add New Features and Social Enhancements

Sony Computer Entertainment America today announced it will release system software update version 2.50, codenamed “Yukimura,” for the PlayStation 4 on March 26th, bringing new features to the system. Highlights include:

Jump Back Into Games Faster with Suspend/Resume
Suspend/Resume, which will be supported by nearly all PS4 titles, will allow PS4 owners to spend less time waiting for games to load and more time playing. Gamers will be able to suspend their game by putting their PS4 system into Rest Mode, and then quickly resume the game where they left off by pressing the PlayStation button on the Dualshock 4 wireless controller, which wakes their system.

Back-Up and Restore Hard Disc Drive to External USB Drive
“Yukimura” allows PS4 owners to back-up and restore the hard disc to and from an external USB drive. Hard disc drive data includes settings, saved data, screenshots and video clips as well as games, patches and download data.

Find and Connect with Friends
PS4 owners will now be able to search for Facebook friends with their linked account. Friend requests and Real Name requests can be sent together in one step when adding a friend on the PS4 system. The update will allow users to easily view what their friends are playing by adding a “Friends Who Play This” section on each game detail page, while also highlighting which friends are currently online and playing it. The process to create a Party has also been streamlined with a reduction in the number of steps required. Additionally, the What’s New section will now feature a section where users can see what their friends are currently playing enabling them to join in the game if they own it or find out more on PlayStation Store.

Share Your Earned Trophies and Trophy List Enhancements
PS4 owners have been sharing their most impressive gaming moments since the launch of the system, and with “Yukimura,” a screenshot will automatically be captured when a Trophy is earned, making it easy for users to share their favorite gaming moments with their friends. The update will also make it easy for players to share Trophy information to Facebook, Twitter or via Message by pressing the SHARE button. Additionally, users will now be able to sort their Trophy list by “Earned Date,” “Not Earned,” and “Grade,” as well as the option to remove games from the Trophy list that have zero percent completion.

Improved and Expanded Accessibility Options
“Yukimura” introduces new options to customize the user experience with the PS4 system, making it easier for gamers with impaired vision and limited manual dexterity to play. Customized button assignments for Dualshock 4 and a zoom feature for displayed pictures and inverted colors will be available for all system functions, apps and games. Text-to-speech and enlarged text will be available across the graphical user interface, including Message and Party, and enlarged text will also be enabled for use in the system’s browser. Bolder fonts and higher contrast UI will be available for all system applications but will not apply to games or third-party applications.

Additional features and updates introduced with “Yukimura” include:

  • Remote Play and Share Play: For games that support 60 fps, users will be able to stream those games with 60 fps for both Remote Play and Share Play on supported devices.
  • Automatic Installation for System Software Updates: Users will be able to automatically install future system software updates.
  • Sub-Account Upgrade: Users 18 years of age or older with sub-accounts will be able to upgrade to a master account directly on the PS4 system, removing restrictions on chat and enabling users to add funds to their Wallet, purchase content and more.
  • Verified Accounts: Verified accounts for game industry professionals, including developers, producers, designers and community managers will appear with a badge.
  • Dailymotion.com: Players will have the ability to upload video clips directly to Dailymotion via the SHARE button.
Mar
25

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Falcon and Loki Join Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes

Falcon and Loki have made their way into Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition). Joining an ever-expanding character fleet of Marvel Super Heroes and Disney fan favorites, players can purchase the two figures for $13.99 each.

Mar
25

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Rising Star Games to Publish Poncho

Rising Star Games has partnered with UK developer Delve Interactive for the upcoming release of Poncho. The 2D platform-adventure will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U and PC later this year. Poncho tells the story of a robot who awakes to discover a post-apocalyptic world where humanity has totally disappeared.

Mar
25

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Etherium Released

Focus Home Interactive today announced that Etherium, the new sci-fi real-time strategy game from Tindalos Interactive, is now available on PC via Steam.

Etherium offers unique gameplay mechanics such as a dynamic weather system affecting the gameplay, and a host of faction-specific abilities and units to take to war. Conquer various maps across different planets in multiplayer, or take to the galaxy in Conquest mode to secure the six gestation planets – home to the mysterious organic power source known as Etherium.

Mar
24

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Bloodborne Released

Sony Computer Entertainment today announced Bloodborne is out now, on retail shelves and via PlayStation Store, exclusively for PlayStation 4.

Mar
24

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Metal Slug 3 Launches on PlayStation Network

SNK Playmore today announced the launch of Metal Slug 3, the 2D run ‘n’ gun action game, on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. Originally launched in 2000, Metal Slug 3 is available on PlayStation Store for a limited time at $14.99 as a three-way cross buy game during the Spring Fever campaign, with a 10% discount for PS Plus members.