Gazillion today announced that Marvel Heroes Omega will launch on June 30th for Xbox One, the same date Marvel Heroes Omega on PlayStation 4 transitions out of Open Beta.
505 Games today released a new trailer for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, the upcoming game from Koji Igarashi, godfather of the “Igavania” genre of gothic, exploration-focused action platformers. Bloodstained is the spiritual successor to his Castlevania series, and one of the most funded games on KickStarter of all time.
The trailer showcases an eerie new map, Church, with improved environments over earlier demos. It also demonstrates added skills for Miriam including Spear Throw, Resist Holy and Optimizer, as she uses new weapons including her Whip, Rapier and Katana to challenge a never-before-seen boss, Bloodless.
505 Games today announced a partnership with indie developer Roll7 on Laser League, a multiplayer arcade-style action game. Known for the OlliOlli series and Not a Hero, Roll7 brings their trademark gameplay to an original vision of near-future competition. With up to 4 v. 4 online or local multiplayer mode with friends, Laser League’s matches are easy to play but difficult to master, in a throwback to the heyday of gaming’s more approachable arcade action.
Laser League will be part of the Early Access program on Steam beginning this summer, followed by a launch on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2018. Players can sign up now for the chance to be part of the upcoming beta test and Early Access here: www.laserleaguegame.com.
Focus Home Interactive today unveiled the Tour de France 2017’s gameplay trailer, featuring commentary by the developers and the director of The Tour de France Christian Prudhomme. Learn everything you need to know about the mechanics of the game, and discover the innovations offered by this newest edition: improved physics and performance engines, new strategic areas during stages, more realistic race speed, deeper AI, and more. In addition, listen to the director of La Grande Boucle describe the big moments of The Tour 2017 routes.
Tour de France 2017 will release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on June 15th.
BadLand Games and Thomas Happ Games today announced that they will be bringing Axiom Verge: Multiverse Edition to the Nintendo Switch in August. This special edition includes an exclusive 2 Player Productions documentary about Thomas Happ and the making of Axiom Verge. The Multiverse Edition will also feature a copy of the game and a deluxe booklet with developer commentary and art, along with a double-sided poster – plus if you pre-order before release, you will receive the CD soundtrack as well.
While the gaming community is getting ready for one of the biggest events of the video game industry, Ubisoft is launching the UbiE3 Free Weekend to give players the opportunity to discover or rediscover three of its PC games for free. Whether you dream of being a soldier, a snow boarder or a reckless rider, a gaming weekend awaits you. To make the most of this free weekend, players can already pre-load the games on Uplay PC.
All Ubisoft fans who sign in with their Ubisoft account can take advantage of the offer and access the following games on Uplay PC: Tom Clancy’s The Division, Steep, and Trials Fusion. The UbiE3 Free Weekend will begin Friday, June 9th at 12pm EST and will end Monday, June 12th at 3pm EST. Players can register directly at Ubisoft.com/e3freeweekend and then access the games on Uplay PC.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today unveiled a new story trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War, showcasing Talion and Celebrimbor as they use the power of the New Ring to forge an army and confront the deadliest of enemies, including Sauron and his Nazgul, in a monumental battle for Middle-earth. The video features a host of new allies, villains and creatures that The Bright Lord will encounter throughout this completely original narrative, which is brought to life through the expanded Nemesis System.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be available for Xbox One, Project Scorpio, Windows 10 PC (Windows Store and Steam), PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro beginning October 10th.
Johnny Gat is back in exclusive DLC for the upcoming Agents of Mayhem. Exclusively available to those pre-ordering Agents of Mayhem at GameStop, Johnny Gat will be the 13th Agent of Mayhem. Featuring an exclusive unlock mission, personal mission, vehicle/character/weapon skins, as well as the voice of Daniel Dae Kim, that’s a whole lot of Johnny.
True to her half-machine heritage, digital pre-order purchasers of Agents of Mayhem will be receiving a brand new Agent, Lazarus. This exclusive character is a merging of woman and machine; the top rung of the evolutionary ladder. As an agent of Mayhem, she encounters an endless stream of competitors ready to challenge her for that distinction. While she’s evolved beyond her own humanity, she still has a great love and respect for humankind as a whole. Mayhem allows her to watch over those quirky human beings whose flaws and peculiarities continue to fascinate her to this day.
Agents of Mayhem will be available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on August 15th.
Square Enix today released a new trailer for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age that gives players a closer look at the game’s remastered visuals and soundtrack.
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will be available for the PlayStation 4 on July 11th.
Epic Games today announced that Fortnite, its third-person Action Building game, will be available in paid Early Access for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC starting on July 25th. Fans can pre-order or pre-register now on the official website at www.fortnite.com.
In Fortnite, players team up to build forts and battle against hordes of monsters, all while crafting and looting within worlds where no two games are ever the same. Epic Games debuted a new gameplay trailer today highlighting Fortnite’s unique mix of exploration, building, defense, and combat.