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Thursday, March 05, 2015

Magic: The Gathering Magic Duels Storytelling and regular content updates take center stage in new Free-to-Play - PC PS4 XO iOS

Magic Duels: Origins, the successor to their popular Duels of the Planeswalkers franchise.

Magic Duels will launch with the exciting new storyline featured in the upcoming Magic Origins set, and will continue to expand with regular downloadable content that reflects the latest sets. Multiple play modes, including fan-favorite Two-Headed Giant, along with a true Free-to-Play experience will delight both new and returning players.

OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood - PS4 PSV

OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood boasts a stunning new look, monster new levels and flow, ramps, split routes and secret lines, not to mention a sick new selection of tricks and modifiers to help you finger your way to glory. Roll7 even had the foresight to launch with FULL leaderboards this time, which should keep glory hunters happy.

OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood

The game will ship WITHOUT Combo Rush, the local multiplayer mode, as the small team wanted to add some extra functionality and tighten up the experience – but it is feature complete and in internal QA and will be coming in a FREE patch very soon.

Pinball FX2 game for Windows 10 hit pinball platform will support table transfers from Xbox One - PC X360 XO

Collaborating with Microsoft via the ID@Xbox self-publishing program, Zen worked to ensure the title will support cross-buy on Windows 10 and Xbox One devices. With cross-buy, players will be able purchase a Pinball FX2 table once on either Windows 10 enabled devices or on Xbox One consoles, and play it on the other platform at no additional charge.

Zen Studios has a history of collaboration with Microsoft, so being able to work with them on this launch title for Windows 10 is a fantastic opportunity, said Mel Kirk, VP of Publishing at Zen Studios.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Warhammer: The End Times Vermintide sneak peak trailer - PC PS4 XOne

In Vermintide, the city of Ubersreik is under siege as players select from a band of five heroes with different play-styles and abilities, all equipped with unique gear and personalities. Working together cooperatively, players must use their individual attributes to survive an apocalyptic invasion from hordes of relentless, power hungry Skaven, across a range of environments stretching from the top of the Magnus Tower to the bowels of the Under Empire.

Warhammer: The End Times Vermintide
The footage shows one of the earlier missions in the game, where the heroes weave their way through the streets of Ubersreik in an attempt to reach the city garrison to warn them of the Skaven invasion.

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood game announce trailer - PC PS4 XOne

The year is 1946 and the Nazis are on the brink of winning World War II. In an effort to turn the tide in the Allies’ favour, B.J. Blazkowicz must embark on an epic, two-part mission deep within Bavaria.

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood
Part one of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood - Rudi J├Ąger and the Den of Wolves - pits BJ Blazkowicz against a maniacal prison warden as he breaks into Castle Wolfenstein in an attempt to steal the coordinates to General Deathshead’s compound.

El Presidente! Tropico 5 PS4 Release Date Confirmed For April

Our beloved leader El Presidente is finally joining the new generation: and he’s never looked this good on console before.

Add captionEl Presidente! Tropico 5
Prepare for a new era of Tropico, as Kalypso Media is thrilled to announce that Tropico 5 will be released on PlayStation 4 on the 24th of April across Europe and on the 28th in North America.

David Braben wins a gaming BAFTA

David Braben BAFTA winner
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced that pioneering game developer and computing advocate David Braben OBE will be presented with the Fellowship at the British Academy Games Awards ceremony at the Tobacco Dock, London, on Thursday 12 March.

Awarded annually, the Fellowship is the highest accolade bestowed by BAFTA in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, television or games.

Fellowships previously bestowed for groundbreaking work in games include Rockstar Games, Gabe Newell, Peter Molyneux, Shigeru Miyamoto and Will Wright.

As founder of Frontier Developments, David Braben's work in games began in 1982 when he co-authored the seminal Elite and since rose to become one of the most prominent British programmers in the world, whose portfolio of titles includes games based on the Wallace & Gromit franchise, Thrillville and Rollercoaster Tycoon. Braben is a trustee of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, a charity that promotes the study of basic computer science in schools and is responsible for developing the Raspberry Pi.

David Braben said: “I am absolutely delighted to be receiving a BAFTA Fellowship; it is an incredible honour. I have a truly great team behind me at Frontier, and without them I would not be receiving this, so the honour is effectively for all of us.”

Final Fantasy XV: Dungeon Step into the shadows gameplay video - PS4 XO

gameboyuk on YouTube over 70 million views #gamezplay

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham - The Squad Pack DLC - PC PS4 PS3 XOne X360

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

New mobile games from Warner Bros - Batman DC Comics Mortal Kombat LEGO Game of Thrones

The following are five new games under development with Warner Bros.’ wholly-owned development studios:

· Mortal Kombat X NetherRealm Studios

The game blends fighting and card collection for a whole new way to experience Mortal Kombat on mobile platforms. Featuring cinematic gameplay and visceral Fatalities, play as legendary and all-new fighters created for Mortal Kombat X. Players who also own a forthcoming console or PC version of the game will have the ability to unlock content in the mobile game and vice versa.

· Batman: Arkham Underworld Turbine

Rule Gotham City! Build your hideout, then recruit and train an army of henchmen to do your bidding. Command iconic super-villains from the Batman: Arkham universe, including the Riddler, Harley Quinn and Killer Croc, to become Gotham City’s next criminal kingpin. Sign up for beta at www.arkhamunderworld.com.

· LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham TT Games

The Caped Crusader joins forces with the super heroes of the DC Comics universe in this premium game and blasts off to outer space to stop the evil Brainiac from destroying Earth. Now the greatest super heroes and the most cunning villains must unite and stop Brainiac before it's too late.

· DC Comics Legends WB Games San Francisco

Gamers will grow their collection of legendary DC Comics super heroes and villains, customizing super teams with the right heroes for each encounter in this mobile RPG.

· Game of Thrones Turbine
(Game title to be revealed at a later time)