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Friday, May 27, 2016

05/27/2016 - Deep Silver Releases Tribute Video to Celebrate New Dead Island Collection
Deep Silver Release Classical Music Tribute to the Original Dead Island Reveal Trailer


May 27, 2016 - Larkspur, Calif. - To celebrate the upcoming release of the Dead Island Definitive Collection, Deep Silver today released a tribute to the original Dead Island reveal trailer which debuted five years ago at E3 2011.

With a classical ensemble of piano, two violins, a viola and cello, the video showcasing a re-recorded version of the emotional soundtrack and filmed the musicians with no lighting but only the trailer projected on their instruments while playing.

Enjoy the emotional ride and watch the tribute here:
US:
https://youtu.be/0MCGPf5KQjY

To watch the original reveal Trailer from 2011 follow the Link below:
US:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72b1rSqawgk

Dead Island Definitive Collection is a compilation containing Dead Island Definitive Edition, Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition and also includes for free Dead Island Retro Revenge. It will be available at retail and digital for $39.99.

Available at the same time, Dead Island Definitive Edition, and Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition will each be available separately and as a digital download for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and PC at $19.99.

All three titles, Dead Island Definitive Edition, Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition, plus the compilation Dead Island Definitive Collection are scheduled for release May 31st 2016 on Xbox One, PlayStation, and Windows PC.

Product Details
Release: 31st May 2016

Publisher: Deep Silver
Developer: Techland
Platforms: PS4, XBOne, PC
Price: $39.99/€39.99/£29.99 (Collection)
$19.99/€19.99/£14.99 (Editions)
Age Rating: ESRB M / PEGI 18 / USK -

About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and publishes interactive games for all platforms, seeking to deliver top-quality products that provide immersive game experiences driven by the desires of the gaming community. The company has published more than 100 games worldwide since 2003 including the #1 best-selling zombie action thriller, Dead Island™.  Deep Silver, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Media, GmbH.  For more information, please visit deepsilver.com

About Techland
Founded in 1991, Techland is a renowned independent game developer, distributor, and publisher. The Poland-based company is best known for the original Dead Island games, the Call of Juarez series, and Dying Light. Thanks to its proprietary game engine technology, Techland develops top-tier entertainment content for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Linux, Mac OS X, Android, and iOS. Comprised of four offices in Warsaw, Wroclaw, Ostrów Wielkopolski, and Vancouver, Canada, the company is committed to delivering unforgettable experiences and using latest technology for innovative entertainment. For more information about the company, visit the official website at: techland.pl  

Submitted by: E. Thomas


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Thursday, May 26, 2016

05/26/2016 - Steam Free Weekend for RPG Maker MV Starts Today
Steam Free Weekend for RPG Maker MV Starts Today!

The RPG Maker Team at Degica has announced that this weekend, May 26th-30th, everyone has the opportunity to try their hand at game design with RPG Maker MV for free on Steam. In addition, RPG Maker MV is available to purchase from the Steam store for 50% off, the highest discount ever on this software.

RPG Maker MV is the latest in a series of beginner game engines designed to allow anyone, of any experience level, to make their own video games. RPG Maker is easy enough to learn to be used in tech camps and schools to teach children game design, but is also used by professional indie game developers.

The RPG Maker Steam Free Weekend gives everyone the opportunity to explore making their own game, and with the indie game development scene booming, there has never been a better time to get involved. Many talented designers and writers lack the art or coding skills necessary to make a game in most engines, but RPG Maker MV solves this with its simple and intuitive database, map editor, and event editor. With these three tools, anyone can make a game by just pointing and clicking.

"Our goal has always been to provide an engine that anyone can use, so that as many people as possible can reach their dreams of making a game," said Nick Palmer, RPG Maker's community manager, "And this free weekend allows us to get that power into more hands than ever before."

In celebration of the Free Weekend, the RPG Maker Team also announced the upcoming Steam Workshop integration for RPG Maker MV. With Steam Workshop, RPG Maker users from around the world will be able to easily share the games and resources they have made. This development will make it easier than ever for hobby RPG Maker MV devs to reach a large audience with their games.

Steam Page for RPG Maker MV
RPG Maker Website  

Submitted by: E. Thomas

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

05/24/2016 - Downwell Launches on PS4 and VITA
GET VERTICAL: DOWNWELL LAUNCHES ON PS4 and VITA

TOKYO – Opera singer turned game developer Ojiro Fumoto and vertically oriented publisher Devolver Digital have released the award winning action platformer Downwell on PlayStation 4 and Vita. The celebrated vertical shooter about a young person with guns for boots is now available on PlayStation Network for $4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 [downwellgame.com].

Downwell is a curious game about a young boy venturing down a well in search of untold treasures with only his Gunboots to protect him. Make your way further and further down into the darkness filled with nasty creatures and mysterious secrets to collect the spectacular red gems scattered about the rocks. Step into precariously placed shops and buy some helpful items or level up between levels to battle well-dwelling monsters and uncover hidden caves filled with riches and relics. No two trips down the well are ever the same!

“Devolver Digital spent over $5 million to developer the technology to play Downwell vertically on your TV,” noted Devolver Digital CFO Fork Parker. “Seemed reasonable at the time.”

Downwell is also available for iOS, Android, and PC. But also, PlayStation – that’s the point of this whole thing.

For more information, please visit
www.downwellgame.com or follow @Moppin_ and @DevolverDigital on Twitter.

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