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Sniper Ghost Warror 3 Launch Trailer

WARSAW, Poland (April 25, 2017) — Today is the day Sniper Ghost Warrior fans around the world have been waiting for. Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 officially launches today globally on Windows PC, Xbox One, and on PlayStation®4 systems.

Go behind enemy lines to help the resistance and discover what has happened to Jonathan North’s younger brother, Robert. With three sprawling open-world maps set in the country of Georgia, it’s up to the player how he or she would like to approach each mission. Will you snipe from afar, creep in the shadows, or go in guns blazing? Only by perfecting all three tiers will you become a true Sniper Ghost Warrior.

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 tells the story of brotherhood, faith and betrayal in the most complete sniper experience ever. Take the role of an American sniper named Jonathan North, who is dropped into enemy territory in northern Georgia, nearby Russian borders. Explore large open-world maps with dynamic weather and a day and night cycle that actually impacts play and decisions. Customize weapon equipment, accessories, vehicles and a drone, and utilize the three pillars of gameplay to your liking: Sniper, Ghost and Warrior.

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 launches today on the PlayStation®4 system and Xbox One for $59.99 (USD), and on Windows PC for $49.99 (USD).

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Dawn of Andromeda Gets Release Date

Haarlem, The Netherlands – April 25, 2017Developer GreyWolf Entertainment and publisher Iceberg Interactive are excited to announce that their pausable, real-time space 4x title, Dawn of Andromeda, will be fully launching on May 4, 2017 for the Steam platform. Currently available on Steam’s Early Access program, the GreyWolf and Iceberg teams have been continuously working on implementing vast improvements to the game based on community feedback.

Mike Domingues, lead developer at GreyWolf Entertainment says, “After much time spent gathering player feedback and suggestions from the Early Access phase, we are extremely excited to put the final touches on Dawn of Andromeda. We are truly confident that fans from all over the world will be able to fully immerse themselves into this galactic world we’ve worked so hard to create.”

Dawn of Andromeda is a real-time 4x space game, allowing players to take the reins of one of many civilizations and guide it through the myriad of dangers hiding in the galaxy. They will be able to build out their empire, colonize new planets, interact with other factions and characters, research new technologies and build fleets so powerful their enemies will tremble at its mere sight.

With endless galaxies to choose from, there are brand-new expansive features to look out for at launch:

  • Eras – Unique scenarios, each with a pre-designed galaxy and background stories which you can play as one of the existing factions, each with their own victory conditions, traits, challenges and ongoing conflicts and relationships
  • New animated cut scenes for each major race
  • New Victory/End screens with statistics and extra information
  • New (random) events
  • More balanced gameplay mechanics
  • Many bug fixes

Spiritual X-COM Successor Phoenix Point Announced

Los Angeles, USA – April 25, 2017 – Today, Snapshot Games Inc, makers of the kickstarted critical hit Chaos Reborn (85% Metacritic), announce Phoenix Point, a turn-based tactics and world-based strategy game, and a spiritual successor to the X-COM franchise, will launch Q4 2018. Currently in development for Windows PC, Mac and Linux, the crowd-publishing campaign in support of Phoenix Point kicks off today on Fig (www.fig.co), offering both investment and rewards opportunities, with an overall goal of $500K USD, $300K being open for reservations of Fig securities that would generate a return based on the game’s sales .

Phoenix Point, which has been in development for over a year, is a turn-based tactics and world-based strategy Sci-Fi game from the minds of Julian Gollop, veteran designer of the original X-COM games, and David Kaye, the founder of Gaming Insiders. Phoenix Point draws inspiration from a deep pool of talented developers from companies such as Ubisoft Sofia and Crytek Black Sea, and games such as XCOM 2 and X-COM Apocalypse.

“We are creating Phoenix Point by taking influences from the famed X-COM franchise. We are updating our favorite gameplay features from X-COM titles such as UFO: Enemy Unknown and X-COM Apocalypse that I designed, and mixing them with some of the amazing ideas Firaxis Games executed brilliantly in their franchise reboots, to create an entirely new game whose essence lies in the XCOM genre,” said Julian Gollop, CEO, Snapshot Games Inc.

The title is expected to release in Q4 2018.

Family Guy: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game Launches

Los Angeles, April 25, 2017 — In its fourth collaboration with FoxNext Games, today Jam City announces the worldwide launch of FAMILY GUY: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game, a hilarious and boundary-pushing twist on the match-3 genre featuring characters and humor fans have grown to love over the past 18 years. FAMILY GUY: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game is available to download for free through the App Store and Google Play worldwide.

Created in close partnership with the Family Guy Production team, FAMILY GUY: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game, gives anyone with a mobile device access into the town of Quahog to follow Peter around in his booze truck. The puzzle-based game gives players a chance to interact with everyone’s favorite characters from the FAMILY GUY universe.

“We absolutely love the FAMILY GUY brand — the rebellious, in-your-face dialogue and positioning of the show,” said Josh Yguado, Co-Founder and President and COO of Jam City. “Many popular mobile games are sweet, straightforward, and vanilla. With FAMILY GUY: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game, we wanted to take this opportunity to create a mobile game that is much edgier, louder, takes risks and is made for adults.”

The First Story Driven Puzzle Game for Adults

FAMILY GUY: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game is not your typical match-3 game. Gameplay experience includes:

  • Introducing new audiences to the genre through Family Guy’s shocking humor, content, and storyline. Match choices reveal entertaining in-game character animation.
  • Endless fodder for fans. New content added weekly, featuring regular episode tie-ins that introduce storylines, hijinks, and debauchery from the show into the game.
  • Out-of-the-box game modes. Serve drinks to Peter Griffin and the cast, battle the Giant Chicken in epic Boss Fights, and much more.

“Another freakin’ mobile game? I think we all feared this was coming,” said Rick Phillips, EVP, FoxNext Games. “There’s no better way to turn match-3 on its head than bringing the gang from Quahog into the mix.”

Jam City has made a science out of turning some of Hollywood’s largest entertainment franchises into hit mobile games. The mobile gaming publisher is the creator of 6 of the Top 100 highest grossing games played in the United States across both iPhone and Android devices.

FAMILY GUY: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, at (https://itunes.apple.com/za/app/family-guy-another-freakin-mobile-game/id1139342866), on Google Play at (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.com.sgn.familyguy.gp) and available via all major app stores worldwide. The game is translated in 14 languages for players to enjoy around the world. For a limited-time only, players who download FAMILY GUY: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game will receive a special in-game gift.

The Lord of the Rings Online Turns 10

BOSTONApril 24, 2017 – Standing Stone Games is celebrating the 10th anniversary of The Lord of the Rings Online™ (LOTRO) with a host of in-game items and events. During the Anniversary Festival, currently underway, all players will receive a set of in-game fireworks, as well as bonus exclusive gifts based on their account status. There’s also a number of limited-time in-game quests and events to experience in honor of the occasion.

The development team will host a special 12-hour live stream on Twitch featuring gameplay, developer chats, and giveaways tomorrow, April 25, beginning at 12 pm ET at: www.twitch.tv/lotrostream

The Lord of the Rings Online’s most recent major content patch brought players to the doors of Sauron’s fortress in the long-awaited “Battle of the Black Gate” update. Players can explore new Resource Instances and over 100 quests and deeds in the Region of Dagorlad leading up to the Host of the West’s climactic confrontation with Sauron’s forces.

For more information about everything happening during The Lord of the Rings Online’s 10th anniversary, please visit www.lotro.com/en/10-year-celebrations.

Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous Coming to Retail

London – April 24, 2017 – Sold Out Sales & Marketing Limited is delighted to announce a partnership with illustrious British developer and publisher, Frontier Developments plc (AIM: FDEV), to bring PC smash hit Planet Coaster to retail on May 23, 2017 and to bring Elite Dangerous: Legendary Edition to retail for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later in 2017.

Planet Coaster is a runaway hit with unrivalled appeal, built upon over fifteen years of experience in simulation; crafting the next great leap forwards for the genre. Be inspired and inspire others as you Create, Manage and Share the world’s greatest coaster parks with friends and content creators around the world. Surprise, delight and thrill your guests as you build your coaster park empire, and let your imagination run wild with the future of coaster park simulation games.

Elite Dangerous re-creates the entirety of the Milky Way at its full galactic proportions, with an evolving player-driven narrative and connected multiplayer experience. Starting with only a small starship and a few credits, players do whatever it takes to earn the skill, knowledge, wealth and power to survive in a futuristic cutthroat galaxy and to stand among the ranks of the iconic Elite.

Elite Dangerous: Legendary Edition brings the epic Elite Dangerous to retail for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, featuring Elite Dangerous, Elite Dangerous: Horizons and 1,000 Frontier Points for use as in-game currency.

‘We’re thrilled to be working with Frontier Developments on two of the best titles created in Britain in recent years. Frontier’s creativity, passion and quality is something we admire, and we’re looking forward to working together to take these titles to retail stores around the world,’ said Garry Williams, Chief Executive Officer of Sold Out Sales & Marketing.

‘We want Frontier’s great games to be enjoyed by as many players around the world as possible.’ said David Walsh, Chief Operating Officer of Frontier. ‘We’re therefore delighted to be working with Sold Out on our retail presence for Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous.’

Planet Coaster hits retail in selected territories on May 23, 2017. Elite Dangerous: Legendary Edition hits retail later in 2017.

Sol Spin Now Open at Knott’s Berry Farm

Buena Park, Calif. (April 2017) – Spring time is in full bloom at the farm and the newest thrilling installment has arrived at Knott’s Berry Farm just in time to enjoy during the popular Knott’s Boysenberry Festival. Sol Spin will bring brand new hair-raising thrills to the Fiesta Village area starting April 21st.

Sol Spin will send brave guests on a ride of lifetime by taking them on a thrilling topsy-turvy adventure over six stories high as they rotate in all directions in one of the ride’s six spinning floorless gondolas. This one-of-kind ride will leave thrill seekers astonished by its smooth and gravity-defying movements, circling above the park and into the Orange County skyline, for an upside down adventure like no other.  Sol Spin is manufactured by Mondial and is a Venturi model.  Height requirement for Sol Spin is 54 inches.  Sol spin is the newest thrill ride added to the park since Coast Rider’s arrival in the Boardwalk area in 2013.

Sol Spin is just one more exciting experience guests can enjoy during the final weekend of the delectable Boysenberry Festival, with over 75 boysenberry-inspired items for guests to delight in.

Guests can experience Sol Spin, the Boysenberry Festival and much more with a 2017 season pass. A Knott’s Regular Season Pass includes unlimited 2017 admission to Knott’s Berry Farm and a Gold Pass includes unlimited 2017 admission to both Knott’s Berry Farm and an expanded and renovated Soak City Water Park debuting two new exhilarating water slide towers.  Season Passes can be purchased online starting at $91.00 or 6 easy payments of $15.16. Applicable taxes and fees apply. The Season Pass payment plan is only available online at knotts.com

For more information about Sol Spin and Knott’s Berry Farm please visit knotts.com or download the Knott’s Berry Farm app for your smart phone. Join the conversation about the newest thrill ride using the #SolSpin.

Call of Duty: WWII Reveal Trailer Set for April 26

April 21, 2017 – Call of Duty returns to its World War II roots with Call of Duty: WWII, developed by Sledgehammer Games. More details are incoming during the game’s Worldwide Reveal livestream on Wednesday, April 26 featuring Sledgehammer Games co-studio heads and founders Michael Condrey and Glen Schofield.  Fans will be able to tune in to get a first look at Call of Duty: WWII and get intel on the studio’s vision for the game.

Call of Duty: WWII Worldwide Reveal Livestream

April 26, 2017

10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT

Watch Live on https://www.callofduty.com/

Dawn of War III Fragments of War Trailer

April 21, 2017 – With the release of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III just one week away, Relic Entertainment and SEGA Europe are pleased to release the Fragments of War trailer. On April 27, the planet Acheron will emerge from the warp, bringing with it the mysterious Spear of Khaine – the powerful weapon that sets Dawn of War III in motion, drawing three familiar faces ever closer to their intertwined fates.

Through its haunting narration, the trailer surfaces the defining features of the story’s core heroes – Gabriel Angelos of the Space Marines, Farseer Macha of the Eldar, and Gorgutz ‘Ead’unter of the Orks. But as each shard twists, doubt is cast over whether those features will propel them to power, or see them left bloodied in defeat.

Dawn of War III’s story will unfold across 17 single-player missions, challenging players to command epic heroes, assemble huge armies, and wage war across a range of hostile environments. In Multiplayer, the scale of battle will hit its peak as players unleash towering war machines and screen-shaking super abilities to defeat their foes.

Dawn of War III’s Multiplayer Open Beta opens at 10AM PDT today, and runs until 10AM PDT on Monday, April 24th. Pit colossal armies of Space Marines, Eldar and Orks against your foes in chaotic, over-the-top fights to the finish. Join now at www.dawnofwar.com/beta.

Dawn of War III releases on April 27, 2017. For further updates, visit DawnOfWar.com, and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.

HASBRO Announces Reveal Your Shield Celebration for Transformers

PAWTUCKET, R.I., April 20 2017 Today Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), announced “REVEAL YOUR SHIELD,” a TRANSFORMERS celebration that will offer fans five days of TRANSFORMERS content and product reveals, beginning on April 24th with the release of Hasbro’s first wave of toys and consumer products inspired by the TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT film. Throughout the week fans will be encouraged to “reveal their shield,” using social media, TRANSFORMERS.COM or the official TRANSFORMERS mobile app to declare their allegiance to the Autobots or Decepticons.

The REVEAL YOUR SHIELD program kicks off with new content inspired by TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT on TRANSFORMERS digital and social channels, a video featuring a new BARRICADE action figure, and the release of on-sale dates for some of the exciting products from Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT line. And the action won’t stop there – fans should stay tuned throughout the week for celebrations and a few surprises that will appear on TRANSFORMERS social channels, as well as new games and activities coming to Transformers.com and in the TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT App.

“The TRANSFORMERS brand is one of the most recognizable franchises in the world, and 2017 is a massive year for the Autobots and Decepticons,” said Tom Warner, Senior Vice President of the TRANSFORMERS franchise at Hasbro. “Our REVEAL YOUR SHIELD fan celebration will deliver a week’s worth of TRANSFORMERS content, including new material inspired by the upcoming film, TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT. The movie is the biggest TRANSFORMERS adventure yet, and REVEAL YOUR SHIELD is the perfect way for fans to get in on the action before it arrives in theaters on June 23rd.”

To “REVEAL YOUR SHIELD” and see all of the exclusive TRANSFORMERS news and content, please visit TRANSFORMERS.COM, Instagram/TRANSFORMERSOFFICIAL or the official TRANSFORMERS Facebook page, Facebook.com/Transformers each day next week.