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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 – “The Skaters” Trailer

Activision today shared a new behind-the-scenes trailer for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 that chronicles each of the skateboarding professionals in the game. There are riders from different eras of skateboarding sharing their perspectives on gaming history and how the classic THPS games intersected with the ever-progressing skateboarding scene, as well as what it’s been like to participate in THPS5.

Tony Hawk himself oversaw the inclusion of the following pros in THPS5: Nyjah Huston, Riley Hawk, Aaron “Jaws” Homoki, Ishod Wair, Leticia Bufoni, Chris Cole, David Gonzalez, Andrew Reynolds, and Lizzie Armanto.

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 is scheduled to launch on September 29th for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game is also planned for release without online play on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on November 10th.

Aug
26

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Turok and Turok 2 Slated for Digital Re-Release

Night Dive Studios today announce that it will restore and publish modernized versions of two classic game titles: Turok: Dinosaur Hunter and Turok 2: Seeds of Evil.

Originally developed for PC in 1997 and Nintendo 64 in 1999, both titles will be re-mastered for today’s modern computers with enhanced graphics and other improvements. The games will be made available for sale exclusively through Steam, the Humble Bundle store, GOG, GamersGate, Greenman Gaming, and via the Night Dive Studios website.

Aug
26

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Bethesda Classic Series Coming to GOG.com

GOG.com and Bethesda Softworks have teamed up to release some of their greatest hits – now DRM-free for the first time. The new arrivals include two digital-distribution premieres, the return of the Fallout series, and for the next seven days some special discounted offers.

The Elder Scrolls series (DRM-free) | Purchase all three games to receive a 33% discount.

  • The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Game of the Year Edition
  • The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard
  • The Elder Scrolls: Battlespire

id Software titles (also DRM-free) | Purchase all three games to receive a 33% discount.

  • Quake includes Mission Pack 1 and Mission Pack 2
  • The Ultimate DOOM
  • DOOM II + Master Levels for DOOM II + Final DOOM

The Fallout series returns DRM-free | Purchase all three games to receive a 66% discount.

  • Fallout
  • Fallout 2
  • Fallout Tactics

As an added bonus, buy any Bethesda game on GOG.com and The Elder Scrolls: Arena and The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall will be added to your GOG.com game shelf entirely for free.

Aug
26

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Collector’s Edition Unveiled

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Square Enix today announced a collector’s edition for Rise of the Tomb Raider that is available exclusively from the Square Enix e-store and the Official Tomb Raider store.

The collector’s edition is packed with memorabilia, including a 12-inch tall statue of Lara Croft that depicts her search for answers on her first tomb raiding expedition, a model of the jade necklace that was Lara’s first archeological discovery, and a collectible steel book case.

The exclusive Rise of the Tomb Raider Collector’s Edition ($149.99) is available for pre-order at tombraider.na.square-enix.com. It includes:

  • Full Xbox One retail copy of Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • 12-inch tall statue of Lara Croft
  • Collectible steel case
  • Replica of Lara’s leather in-game journal
  • Model of Lara’s jade necklace

Rise of the Tomb Raider launches exclusively for Xbox One and Xbox 360 on November 10t, and is coming to other platforms in 2016.

Aug
26

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Funcom Announces The Park

Funcom today announced The Park, a horror story and the company’s first single-player experience since Dreamfall: The Longest Journey. Releasing on PC in October, The Park puts you in the shoes of a mother whose son goes missing. When night falls and the lights go out, what follows is a short, but intense horror story set against the backdrop of an amusement park where a dark and sinister secret is just waiting to be uncovered.

Aug
26

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Rogue Continuum Coming to Early Access in September

Publisher Surprise Attack Games and developer Rocktastic Games today unveiled Rogue Continuum, a co-operative roguelike planet-crawler coming to Early Access on PC in September with a full release on PC and consoles in 2016.

Rogue Continuum tells the tale of four borderline psychopaths as they travel back in time to prevent the destruction of Earth the only way they know how – by killing all the possible alien culprits before they have a chance to do the dirty on our home planet.

Aug
25

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2K Announces 18 New Roster Additions for WWE 2K16

In 2K’s third reveal for WWE 2K16’s ongoing Roster 3:16, 18 additional WWE Superstars and Divas have been announced for inclusion in the forthcoming franchise release on October 27th. This week’s additions to WWE 2K16’s roster include Alicia Fox, Bam Bam Bigelow, The Big Show, Cameron, Cesaro, Darren Young, Diamond Dallas Page, Dolph Ziggler, Finlay, Kevin Nash, Layla, Lex Luger, The Miz, Naomi, Randy Orton, Sheamus, Titus O’Neil and Tyson Kidd.

Aug
25

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Yakuza 5 Digital Pre-Orders and Developer Interview #3

Sega today announced that Yakuza 5 can now be pre-ordered digitally on PlayStation Network. Gamers who pre-order the game can purchase it at a 15% discount off the $39.99 launch price. As an added pre-order bonus, players will also receive a static Yakuza 5 theme for their PlayStation 3.

In addition, Sega has released the third and final part of Gio Corsi of SCEA Third Party Production’s interview with Yakuza series General Director Toshihiro Nagoshi and Producer Masayoshi Yokoyama as they discuss the game’s music, the developers’ thoughts on the Western release and the game’s themes.

Aug
25

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One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Released

Bandai Namco today announced that it has launched One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and PC via Steam.

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25

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Bounty Train Hits Steam Early Access

Daedalic Entertainment launched Bounty Train, their modern take on the train-simulation genre, on Steam’s Early Access platform today.

Until August 31st, the core version of Bounty Train will be available for a discounted price of $19.99 USD, with a special “Trainium” edition (contains the game’s soundtrack, artbook and other special items) for $27.99 USD.

Bounty Train, by indie developer Corbie, has players controlling a steam train in frontier America, following trade routes between towns, fending off attackers and managing the train.