HOMEFeatured ArticlesArt GalleryArcade Token Gallery 2016Comics & PulpConventions & EventsHumor & MischiefLife In HollywoodMovies & TVMusicToys & CollectiblesVideo GamesVideo Game NewswireE3 Expo 2016San Diego Comic-Con 2016About Us / Contact UsONLINE STORE+ARCHIVES+

Archive Newer | Older

Friday, December 2, 2016

12/02/2017 - Zombie Driver Celebrates 7 Years
ZOMBIE DRIVERTM's 7th BIRTHDAY - 700 000 COPIES SOLD


SZCZECIN, POLAND - December 2, 2017 - the original Zombie Driver was first released on Steam on December 4th 2009. To celebrate Zombie Driver's 7th birthday, the game is going to be discounted 90% off, for 24hours on Steam, this Sunday (December 4th). Zombie Driver was released on the PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, Ouya and a special mobile version was released on some Android devices. The game was also released in a physical box in 58 countries and so far sold over 700 000 copies on all platforms combined. It has been a huge success for our studio and we are very happy for all the support that we received from our fans.

Zombie Driver traveled a long way to get to it's final version. You can go through all of the major milestones in our "Making of Zombie Driver" video:
https://youtu.be/a-wNhKdML38

About Zombie Driver™:
Insane mix of cars, speed, explosions, blood and zombies! Fight through an epic narrative campaign or test yourself in the Slaughter and Blood Race modes. Engage huge bosses, save survivors, drive crazy vehicles such as a bulldozer, fire truck or even a tank and smash everything in your way. Take part in the Blood Race tournament - chase other cars and take them down without mercy on brutal racing tracks. Jump into the Slaughter mode and survive as long as possible on specially crafted arenas. Experience super smooth gameplay at 60 frames per second and extra crisp visuals.

Key Features:
- Epic story campaign with 31 diverse missions featuring boss fights, night missions, special vehicles and more...
- Blood Race mode with 36 unique events offering the best arcade racing experience in 3 distinct game types:
    *Race - classic racing spiced up with guns and loads of zombies
    *Eliminator - take down as many vehicles as you can before the time runs out
    *Endurance - there is a bomb on your car and its ticking. Race through checkpoints to extend your time
- Survive endless zombie waves on 9 twisted slaughter arenas
- Drive 15 insane zombie killing machines including a school bus, a fire truck, a bulldozer or even a tank
- 9 different upgrades, which can transform an innocent Taxi into a Chariot of Death
- Vehicle mounted weapons including miniguns, flamethrowers, rocket launchers or even dual railguns
- All weapons have 3 upgrade levels which come with unique features
- Dynamic combo system with tricks to help fight off the hordes of zombies
- PhysX by NVIDIA

About EXOR Studios™
EXOR Studios is an independent game development company founded in August 2007 and based in Szczecin, Poland. It is known for its work on the popular zombie smashing hit - Zombie Driver and the award winning and critically acclaimed Source Engine Mod - D.I.P.R.I.P.

For further information and review codes please contact Pawel Lekki at
pawel.lekki@exorstudios.com . For more information about Zombie Driver HD visit www.zombiedriver.com.

© EXOR Studios, the EXOR Studios logo and Zombie Driver logo are trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States, European Union and other countries. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

Submitted by: E. Thomas


10:05 pm pst          Comments

Thursday, December 1, 2016

12/01/2016 - New Telltale Walking Dead Series Launches Dec 20th
'The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier' Epic Two-Episode Premiere Debuts December 20th


Extended First Look Revealed at The Game Awards Introducing 'Javier'; Two-Episode Season Premiere Coming This Month

YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/8PO5g0vVPlM
Download Video: http://bit.ly/2gRHjLZ
Download Mirror: https://goo.gl/ILirfH
All Telltale Assets: http://vip.telltalegames.com/
 
Today we can share a first-ever extended first look at The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier, the all-new season in the critically-acclaimed series; and announce that its debut on December 20th will take the form of a special two-part premiere with two episodes debuting on the same day.

Revealed live on stage at The Game Awards tonight, this clip introduces newcomer Javier. We witness how the beginning of the zombie plague affected him and his family before we move forward in time to years later, where he encounters a very familiar face....

The first TWO of five episodes in The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier will premiere digitally worldwide starting Tuesday December 20th on PC from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One®, and on the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 4. The episode will be available the same day for compatible iOS devices via the App Store, and for compatible Android-based devices via Google Play. Release dates for additional platforms will be announced in the near future. 

Beginning February 14th, the series will also be available for purchase on a special 'Season Pass Disc' for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, which will include the premiere episode for the third season, as well as access to all subsequent episodes in the five episode season for download as they become available. 

Users can pre-order the season for their favorite platform now by visiting 
https://telltale.com/series/the-walking-dead-a-new-frontier/#buy. As a special bonus, PlayStation 4 digital preorders also receive a complimentary copy of The Walking Dead: Season Two and The Walking Dead: Michonne; while Steam users receive a discount of 10% for preordering.  

When family is all you have left... how far will you go to protect it? Years after society was ripped apart by undead hands, pockets of civilization emerge from the chaos. But at what cost? Can the living be trusted on this new frontier? As Javier, a young man determined to protect his family, you meet a young girl who has experienced her own unimaginable loss. Her name is Clementine, and your fates are bound together in a story where every choice you make could be your last.
Also confirmed today, The Walking Dead: A New Frontier will act as both a new beginning for players fresh to the series and unfamiliar with Clementine, as well as a continuation for players who have experienced Seasons One and Two. Players new to the series will be able to start a story that is tailored to this new beginning. Players continuing onward from prior seasons will have multiple options for quickly configuring their tailored backstory, or importing past save files from various platforms. Additional information on this feature will be detailed in the coming week.

The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier is expected to receive a rating of 'M' (Mature) from the ESRB. 

For more news and information on the season, stay tuned to 
telltale.com, follow @telltalegames on Twitter, and on follow our page on
Facebook.com/TheWalkingDeadGame.
 
###

Telltale Contact, Worldwide: pr@telltalegames.com  

Submitted by: E. Thomas


9:59 pm pst          Comments

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

11/30/2016 - New Update for Awesomenauts Assemble on Xbox One and PS4
Awesomenauts Assemble! – Now updated on Xbox One and PlayStation®4

The latest update for Awesomenauts Assemble! contains a brand new character called Ix the Interloper. This character was designed in cooperation with the Awesomenauts community and is one of the most unique Awesomenauts in our line-up! Ix the Interloper is a character who can bond with other characters and swap places with them, allowing Ix to move friendly ‘Nauts out of harm’s way and opponents out of position. To complement this ability, Ix is also able to assume an ethereal form that renders the character invulnerable for a short period of time.

On top of being designed by the Awesomenauts community during a Design-a-Naut contest, Ix even has a theme song produced by community member MrMacke, who has been making acapella covers of Awesomenauts song for years.

In addition, we’re adding Assists in this update to reward players for participating in team takedowns, and are addressing a lot of small issues to improve the overall user experience. This is the first update we’ve released for the Xbox One version since the game launched in September, and we’re also fixing some platform-specific issues players encountered there, including some problems with Achievements!

We’re currently working on a new character called Max Focus, and he’ll be included in the next update for consoles. We expect to release that update early next year.

2017 is going to be a very exciting year for Awesomenauts, and we have lots of content lined up for all versions of the game. We’ll continue to keep the console versions updated frequently.

The full patch notes for this update are available here:
http://www.awesomenauts.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=32724&p=409001

Submitted by: E. Thomas

9:17 pm pst          Comments

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

11/29/2016 - World Reveal for New Riders of Icarus December Update
WORLD REVEAL FOR RIDERS OF ICARUS’ LARGE DECEMBER GAME UPDATE, RANGER’S FURY

New Ranger Class, Increased Level Cap, and New Region with Unique Mounts Will Expand Mounted Battles by Land and Air in Free-to-Play MMORPG

LOS ANGELES – NOV. 29, 2016 – Riders enjoying the open beta of
Riders of Icarus will soon receive the gift of new content – and lots of it – just in time for the holiday season, with the Rangers Fury update on Thursday, Dec. 15. The update will bring a wealth of new experiences, including an increased level cap of 50, a vast and challenging desert zone, and the first new character class since open beta launched earlier this year, the Ranger, who features a unique blend of close- and long-range combat options. In addition, nine new mounts will be introduced in the game for players to capture and collect, including Longhorn Bajarn, Matura, Panos, Poyo, Shakiba, Trinoceros, Tolus, Vegarus and Voknos.
 
The Ranger
With the God of Ruin's blood running through their veins, Rangers tap into a special dark power to augment their skills, allowing players to utilize their talents to destabilize enemies with up-close attacks and then destroy them from range. In the Riders of Icarus universe Rangers work for the Hakanas Kingdom as shadow agents of the special ops division in Onyx Order.
 
Key features of the Ranger include:
  • Two Combat Styles – Exclusive to the Ranger are two new combat styles for players to experience and master – long range combat with the bow or close quarters combat with the Vambrace.
  • Skill Specialization – Players can also focus their talents on the Vambrace, Bow or Chaos skills – both of which deliver vastly different playstyles. Specializing in the Bow is best for players who enjoy ranged combat while the Vambrace is perfect for experts who desire crowd control skills. Focusing on Chaos brings continuous damage to enemies, the ability to heal allies, and buffs and debuffs to players.
Cloying Wastes
Ranger’s Fury also adds the new Cloying Wastes zone, a vast desert with secrets to uncover and dangers to overcome. Beginning at Level 40, players can explore this new land and encounter new mounts to tame, while dealing with the oppressive heat that affects health regeneration. There are several factions that inhabit the land, including the Alseik guard, the Griffin Knights and a town of hermits populated by disillusioned heroes.
 
Other landmarks and dungeons to experience in the Cloying Wastes include:
  • Temple of Sands – A collapsing temple, dedicated to the demigod Skatrasha, which was invaded by the Khabim Brotherhood in search of a secret power to further their evil goals. Players must battle through an army of Khabimist thugs and magical constructs to stop the group from seizing this power.
  • Fortress of Sorrows – A towering citadel that dominates the northern landscape of the Cloying Wastes where the mysterious Fallen Legion organization resides as they cause chaos in the desert. Players will need to unite their allies to launch an assault in this near-impregnable fortress.

To download Riders of Icarus, and to stay up-to-date on the latest news and announcements, join the community today:   
About WeMade Entertainment, Co., Ltd. http://www.wemade.com/
WeMade Entertainment, Co., Ltd. is a game development company based in Seoul, Korea, which services many games through mobile, online and other platforms. The company was founded in 2000 and has been a leader in the gaming industry from its inception.
The company developed well-known MMORPG The Legend of Mir 2, which produced record revenues and the largest user base worldwide, with a CCU record of over 800,000 in China. In 2012, mobile games such as Candy Pang and Wind Runner became favorites in Korea and recorded over 10 million downloads. WeMade is continuing to develop and publish mobile games in various genres such as AOS, RPG, SNG and much more worldwide.
 
About Nexon America Inc. http://www.nexon.net
Nexon America Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) a worldwide leader in online games. Based in Los Angeles, Nexon America was founded in 2005 to bring the best of online entertainment to the North American audience. The company's growing library of titles includes fan-favorites MapleStory, the classic side-scrolling MMORPG, and Vindictus, an action-packed combat MMO. New titles now in open beta include Dirty Bomb, Splash Damage’s multiplayer online first-person shooter; Riders of Icarus, a mount-taming MMO that allows players to fly and fight on the backs of dragons; and First Assault, a first-person shooter based on the critically acclaimed “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex” IP. Upcoming titles from Nexon America include LawBreakers, a Steam exclusive and the first title from Cliff Bleszinski’s studio Boss Key Productions; and an unannounced title from QC Games.

Submitted by: E. Thomas


4:48 pm pst          Comments

Monday, November 28, 2016

11/28/2016 - New Trailer Reveals New Character Class in Revelation Online
MASTER THE ELEMENTS WITH THE SWORDMAGE IN REVELATION ONLINE


All-New Gameplay Trailer Shows Off the Swordmage Class
 
Amsterdam, The Netherlands – November 28, 2016 – Global Publisher My.com and developer NetEase are proud to present the Swordmage class in
Revelation Online with an all new gameplay trailer. 19% of the players in Closed Beta phase one chose this powerful mage class and used its elemental damage during their first steps in the world of Nuanor. The Swordmages wield falchions, but are entirely focused on powerful magic spells. They invest all their energy in sharpened ranged spells that visually represent blades and hit multiple foes at once. Players can choose to wield the power of ice, lightning, or fire to gain control of the battlefield or scorch everything in their sight.
 
Download the new Revelation Online Swordmage Gameplay Trailer video
HERE

Check out the video HERE 

Founders Packs:
Discover the lands of Nuanor with any of the three packs - Explorer Pack, Founder Pack, Deluxe Pack. Any of the three packs will give players exclusive rewards up to and including: two exclusive costumes and titles, a unique war horse, a set of wings, several month of Premium, and boost packs.
For more information, follow the link
HERE


Revelation Online is a breathtaking Massively Online Multiplayer experience in which players will discover the lands of Nuanor. Explore a vibrant world of ancient mystery, and use the power of flight to experience absolute freedom. Spread your wings or master one of the many aerial mounts to soar through the sky. Dive into the waters or climb to the top of the world – in Revelation Online you can freely reach any place. Sign up for the beta:
ro.my.com/en/about
 
To sign up for the Revelation Online Beta today, visit
ro.my.com/en/about. For more information, ‘Like’ it on Facebook and follow the game’s development on Twitter @RevOnlineGame for all the latest developer updates and news.
 
# # #
 
ABOUT MY.COM
My.com comprises myMail, MAPS.ME, myTarget, and online and mobile games. Its mobile communications and entertainment services and apps facilitate people in pursuing their business goals - and let them relax and have a good time gaming in-between. Copyright © 2016 My.com.
For more information, visit
my.com
 
ABOUT NETEASE
NetEase, inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) is a leading internet technology company in china. Dedicated to providing online services centered on content, community, communication and commerce, NetEase develops and operates some of China's most popular online pc and mobile games, advertising services, email services and e-commerce platforms. In partnership with Blizzard Entertainment, NetEase operates some of the most popular international online games in China.
 
Submitted by: E. Thomas


8:00 pm pst          Comments


Archive Newer | Older