Bandai Namco today announced Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is currently in development at Japan based developer DIMPS and will be available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via Steam in 2016.
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 will deliver a new hub city and the most character customization choices to date among a multitude of new features and special upgrades. Additional details and features will be revealed at E3 2016.
PopCap Vancouver today announced Trouble in Zombopolis: Part One, the next free major content update to Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 that introduces a new map, two brand new characters and over 1,200 new character customization items. Trouble in Zombopolis is free for all players and releases just in time for summer on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Origin on PC. Players can jump into the biggest zombie map ever built – Zombopolis – and battle their way through dark, undiscovered sewers and down the Brain Street Strip. New heroes Toxic Citron and Breakfast Brainz face off in the ultimate showdown while Dr. Zomboss hatches an evil plan to exterminate plant-kind.
Finnish game developer Frozenbyte today released Shadwen, a stealth-action game set in a gritty medieval world of kings and assassins. Shadwen is available for purchase on PlayStation 4 from PlayStation Network, and PC via Steam, GOG.com, Humble Store, Origin, and the GeForce NOW store, with more to be added later.
Dead Mage today announced that their latest action platformer, Shadow Blade: Reload, will be available for the PlayStation 4 on May 31st.
NIS America today announced that Phantom Brave will be arriving on Steam this July. The port is based off the Wii release, Phantom Brave: We Meet Again and also includes all additional content found in the PSP version, Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle.
All things Yo-kai continue on September 30th when Yo-kai Watch 2 launches exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS. The new adventure offers many new areas to explore outside of Springdale, more than 100 new Yo-kai, a new-and-improved in-game Yo-kai Watch, and even the ability to travel back in time. Yo-kai Watch 2 will also launch with two versions, Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits and Yo-kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls, each featuring rare Yo-kai that can only be found in their respective games.
The NPD Group has released its retail report for the month of April. Software and hardware sales were down year-over-year in April, by 21% and 23% respectively. Overall, total industry sales were down 15% to $598.1 million. Once again, PlayStation 4 was the top-selling hardware platform and the software sales leader in April.
The top selling games of April were as follows:
1. Dark Souls III
2. Ratchet & Clank
3. MLB 16: The Show
4. Tom Clancy’s The Division
5. Grand Theft Auto V
7. Quantum Break
8. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
9. NBA 2K16
10. Star Fox: Zero
Note: The NPD Group does not track digital game sales, only physical game sales.
Featuring brand new footage of magic in action, this in-depth look at the magic of Total War: Warhammer not only showcases its devastating effects, but reveals how best to utilize the spells at your disposal to thwart your enemies and turn the tide of battle in your favor. The true potential of some spells for instance is only unlocked when combined with smart tactical manoeuvres.
Total War: Warhammer. will release on May 24th for PC.
The old guard of SNK’s The King of Fighters series shows off their 3D look while repping Team Japan in The King of Fighters XIV in the latest trailer.
The King of Fighters XIV launches August 23rd exclusively for the PlayStation 4.
Bandai Namco has released a new trailer that introduces the characters you get to play with from the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable episode from the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure anime and manga series. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven is launching digitally on June 28th exclusively for the PlayStation 4.