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Friday, August 5, 2016

08/05/2016 - New Zomasite Demo Now on Mac and Linux
New Zombasite demo!


Dallas, Texas, August 5, 2016 - Soldak Entertainment today announced a new, updated Zombasite demo. Zombasite is a zombie apocalypse action RPG set in a dynamic, evolving, fantasy world for Windows, Mac, and Linux. There have been over 600 changes since the first version of the demo. :)

http://www.soldak.com/Zombasite/Demo.html
http://store.steampowered.com/app/408960/

The dark elves have always played god by creating and enhancing underworld slave creatures. As they watched a horde of zombies destroy the huge demon city Kraval, the dark elves were tantalized by the devastating power of uncontrolled zombies, and desired to control and increase it. When they wove their dominating magic into a few captive zombies something went horribly wrong!

They hadn't known the powerful necromancer, Ciglio, had created these zombies. To control his huge armies of undead, Ciglio permanently bound his zombies and their infected victims to him. This binding was so powerful, their loyalty surpassed his untimely death. In the dark elves' pride and lust, their magic twisted into Ciglio's binding, fusing into a new, uncontrollable creation, the Zombasite.

Zombasite is a nasty, voracious, all-consuming Zombie Parasite. It doesn't just reanimate the dead into mindless zombies. It is intelligent, insatiable, and unstoppable--infecting and killing the living, spreading faster and in more ways, helping the dead utilize many of their original skills, and mutating the dead with new powers. Dark elf zombies are terrifying!

So what does this have to do with you? You are the leader of a clan trying to survive the apocalypse. This is easier said than done. When a follower dies, they can't be saved by any means. The Zombasite is highly contagious and zombies are quickly ravaging the world's surface. Food is a critical resource that must be obtained. Vendors are rare and have limited supplies. Some of the stronger monsters have survived and are as dangerous as ever. Clans of humans and monsters are fighting over what few supplies are left.  Even within your own clan it isn't safe. Humans living on the edge are even more unstable than usual. So yeah, survival isn't easy.

Features:

Survive the zombie apocalypse in a fantasy world Experience uniquely created worlds for every game, with different areas, monsters, items, and quests Explore a dynamic, evolving, living world Lead a clan of followers who have their own personalities and skills Navigate relationships with rival clans using diplomacy, trade, war, and raids Many hybrid classes to experience - 8 full classes, 24 specialties, 260 total combinations Adventure with your friends with co-op multiplayer Your choices truly impact the game!
Customize your experience with many character and world options including turning off zombies and clans.

The demo for Zombasite is only around 250MB, so there’s no reason not to give it a try. The demo can be downloaded from:
http://www.soldak.com/Zombasite/Demo.html
or
http://store.steampowered.com/app/408960/

You can go to http://www.soldak.com for more information about Zombasite and Soldak Entertainment.

About Soldak Entertainment, Inc.

Soldak Entertainment, Inc. is a small independent developer, focused on bringing new and unique gameplay to the entertainment industry. Soldak was founded by Steven Peeler. Before embarking on his own in late 2004 to create Depths of Peril, he was Technical Director of Ritual Entertainment.

Submitted by: E. Thomas


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Thursday, August 4, 2016

08/04/2016 - Knights of Galiveth announced by LunarCore Games LLC
Knights of Galiveth announced by LunarCore Games LLC

Knights of Galiveth is a Multi-Character Metroidvania Action-RPG featuring "Permadeath". In Knights of Galiveth you assume the role of eight skilled knights who are tasked with stopping the Dark One, Rhigor. Each character has their own set of skills and abilities and certain areas of exploration are limited to characters with those unique abilities.  The game includes RPG elements such as leveling up, improving stats and collecting items. A wide variety of enemies, puzzles and storyline elements will both challenge and entertain the player. Knights of Galiveth will be released on Windows PC through Steam if Greenlit and other digital distribution services.

DEVELOPMENT

Development on Knights of Galiveth began in May of 2016 by Lonnie Bonner and Janice Hutchings. The game design, story, sound effects and level design are being done by Lonnie and the enemy design, character portraits/artwork and music are being done by Janice.

FEATURES

  • Multiple Player Characters that can be switched to on the fly. The character's location is remembered which can be used to solve puzzles.

  • Metroidvania style exploration.

  • Each character has their own Level, HP and other stats and abilities.

  • Permadeath makes the game more challenge and the character's lives more important.

  • Full Keyboard and Controller Support.

  • Multiple Endings that depend on how many characters survive the journey.

Trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbjXt6GxQkg

Greenlight Page

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=737557400

CONTACT INFO


Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/knightsofgaliveth


Twitter

https://twitter.com/lunarcoregames

 

About LunarCore Games LLC

LunarCore Games LLC is an Independent Game Developer founded in March of 2016 in Corsicana, TX.

LunarCore Games LLC

Submitted by: E. Thomas


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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

08/03/2016 - Guitar Hero Classics Vol 2 Released
GUITAR HERO CLASSICS VOL 2 RELEASED

GHTV’s Premium Shows return this week with more classic songs for players to jam out to on ‘Guitar Hero Classics Vol. 2’.

The bands and songs available for all three shows below:

Guitar Hero Classics Vol. 2
·3 Doors Down – Kryptonite
·Alice in Chains – No Excuses
·Modest Mouse – Ocean Breathes Salty

Additional shows remain on the GHTV line-up for players to master. Each show will be added to the GHTV library where players can choose to play these songs and hundreds of other songs on-demand.

Guitar Hero Classics Vol. 1
·Blink-182 – Dammit
·Sublime – Santeria
·Helmet – Unsung

Classic Rock Fest
·Cheap Trick – If You Want My Love
·Iggy Pop – Five Foot One
·Jane’s Addiction – Just Because

Guitar Hero Live is available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U console as well as Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. For more information, please visit
http://www.guitarhero.com , www.facebook.com/GuitarHero , www.youtube.com/guitarhero , or follow @guitarhero on Twitter and Instagram.  

About Activision Publishing
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading global producer and publisher of interactive entertainment. Activision maintains operations throughout the world and is a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), an S&P 500 company.  More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website,
www.activision.com  or by following  @Activision.

Submitted by: E. Thomas

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

08/02/2016 - Try Plants VS Zombies Garden Warfare 2 for Free This Summer
TRY PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES GARDEN WARFARE 2 FOR FREE THIS SUMMER AND GET 50% OFF
August 2, 2016 – If you haven’t joined the craziest battle in the universe, now’s your chance! Starting today, Plants vs. Zombies™ Garden Warfare 2 is free* for all players to download and play the full game for up to ten hilarious hours on Xbox One and PlayStation®4! consoles. Players can then purchase the full game on sale at 50% discount for both platforms and keep all of their progress, unlocks, and achievements. Starting August 16, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 will also be available for a ten-hour free trial and 50% off to purchase on Origin™ for PC.

To start playing for free* or purchase the game at half price now, visit the
Xbox Marketplace and PlayStation Store.

Click here to watch the Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 free trial trailer.

Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 drops you into an all-out battle where, for the first time in franchise history, zombies have conquered Suburbia and plants are on the attack. Experience new ways to play, including the all-new Backyard Battleground – a massive, interactive environment that connects you to every map and mode in the game. Over 110 playable characters with outrageous powers and abilities, 14 all-new maps bursting with personality and humour, and eight crazy game modes make Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 the biggest, baddest, craziest battle in the universe.

Since launch, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 has gotten even bigger and badder with three major content updates available to all players for free, adding new maps, character variants, game modes, and
Community Challenges that grant awesome rewards.

Players joining the battle for Zomburbia for the first time can visit the
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 website to learn Tips & Tricks to get started in the game.

*Persistent internet connection, EA Account and acceptance of End User License Agreement required to play. Must be 13+ to create an EA Account.  Trial ends August 30, 2016 at 6:00pm BST. Sale price ends August 30, 2016 at 6:00pm BST.
Submitted by: E. Thomas
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Monday, August 1, 2016

08/01/2016 - Grim Dawn: Crucible to release August 3rd
Grim Dawn: Crucible to release August 3rd!


Boston, MA – August 01, 2016 – Grim Dawn: Crucible to release August 3rd!

The Crucible DLC introduces a challenging new arena survival mode to Crate Entertainment’s Action RPG Grim Dawn. Enter the Crucible, a harsh battleground filled with waves of Grim Dawn’s deadliest fiends. There you will engage in magnificent combat for the amusement of the Crucible’s mysterious overlord, Lokarr. But he is not a cruel master: endure his trials and be rewarded with vast wealth; fail, and know only his scorn.

Featuring multiple arenas, 150 challenging waves of enemies and all new mechanics, the Crucible offers a great new way to enjoy Grim Dawn’s visceral combat and vast character customization options.

Grim Dawn: Crucible will be available on Steam and GOG with a 15% launch discount:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/483840/

For more info on this game mode, please visit Grim Dawn’s Game Guide:
http://www.grimdawn.com/guide/settings/crucible.php

Grim Dawn recently surpassed the half-million mark in sales on PC and remains one of the top 100 games by sales on Steam; with a 93% user rating and a Metacritic meta-score of 83%.

Members of the press may direct further inquiries to:
pr@crateentertainment.com
For news and updates on Grim Dawn and Crate Entertainment, you can follow us on
Twitter and Facebook.

Submitted by: E. Thomas


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