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Generation Zero Release Date

Vienna, AUSTRIA; Stockholm, SWEDEN; 24th January 2019 – Avalanche Studios has revealed the release date for their upcoming open world action game Generation Zero! 26th March 2019 is the day where you – and 3 of your friends – can explore the world of 1980’s Sweden full of robotic enemies – a world, where future meets past.

Can’t wait? Preorder the game today to receive the exclusive Radical Vanity Pack with 12 additional appearance customization options (like e.g. t-shirts, bandanas, an iconic bomber jacket and more) to create an unique ’80s look! The Standard Edition will launch on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 for $39.99 | €39.99 and on PC for $34.99 | €34.99.

You are a real Generation Zero Hero? Then don’t miss the Collectors Edition which is including:

  • A premium steelbook game case
  • A cloth map of the game world
  • A t-shirt
  • A unique Generation Zero take on the traditional dala horse statue

… and more. The Collectors Edition will be available at selected retailers in USA and Europe for $79.99 | €79.99.

Preorder here: https://order.generationzero.com/

Six Flags Great Adventure Announces Hurricane Harbor Expansion

JACKSON, N.J. ─ January 24, 2019 ─ Six Flags Great Adventure, the World’s Ultimate Thrill Park, announces a second major addition for the 2019 season with the introduction of Calypso Springs. This massive activity pool is Six Flags Hurricane Harbor’s largest new attraction since the waterpark opened in 2000.

“Hurricane Harbor is an industry leader with best-in-class water slides and spectacular, interactive family attractions, and in 2019 we are excited to debut our largest new addition to date with Calypso Springs. This enormous, new pool, expansive lounge deck and dining area will offer the perfect place to enjoy signature, Six Flags summertime thrills,” said Six Flags Great Adventure President John Winkler.

The key features of Calypso Springs include:

  • Massive, 100,000-gallon beach entry-style pool;
  • Obelisk-style fountain with spontaneously erupting geyser;
  • Giant, open lounge deck with hundreds of chairs for sunbathing;
  • Oversized umbrellas for respite from the summer sun;
  • Charming Bimini shade covers available for rental; and
  • A new dining location.

Calypso Springs will be located between the Taak It Eez Ee Creek lazy river and Tornado water slide. It is slated to open summer 2019.

The 45-acre Hurricane Harbor waterpark also features a million-gallon wave pool, a half-mile lazy river, more than 25 high-speed thrill slides and two interactive children’s water playgrounds. All attractions are included with Hurricane Harbor park admission, Membership and Season Pass.

For more information on Hurricane Harbor, visit www.sixflags.com/hurricaneharbornj

Cinemark and SPACES to Open Terminator VR Experience in San Jose

PLANO, Texas (January 23, 2019) – Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), one of the world’s largest motion picture exhibitors, announced it is opening a brand-new, immersive virtual reality (VR) experience on February 8 at its Century 20 Oakridge and XD theatre in San Jose, CA at the Westfield Oakridge Shopping Center. As the newest SPACES location, it will feature multi-sensory VR technology blending 4D effects, 3D face scanning, physical interaction and social group play. Tickets and information are available now at www.cinemark.com/SPACES.

“Cinemark is constantly innovating and providing new experiences for our guests; we love taking entertainment and movie-going to the next level,” said Mark Zoradi, Cinemark’s CEO. “Cinemark is excited to partner with SPACES to provide our Bay area guests with a fun, immersive, mixed-reality adventure.”

Thrill-seekers gear up and join the resistance in the fight against Skynet in a heart-pounding, untethered, adventure that takes place in the Terminator universe. The first Cinemark SPACES experience will be “Fight for the Future” based on “Terminator Salvation.” Upon entering Cinemark SPACES, guests will register and then scan their faces using SPACES’ unique, proprietary face scanning technology. Fans will be immersed in a free-roam, virtual reality battle with up to four people in a group.

Transforming locations into digital playgrounds, SPACES invites guests to engage their senses through virtual reality, haptic feedback and environmental effects that guests can reach out and touch. The moment they take off their headsets, guests immediately receive a cinematic video of their experience that they can take home and share on social media.

“At SPACES, we say ‘Go Anywhere, Do Anything’ where guests are the stars of the experiences,” said Shiraz Akmal, SPACES CEO. “We provide consumers an incredible, virtual reality adventure where they can suit up and escape with their friends. Guests depart from SPACES and are transported into the action. We especially love that our experiences are meant to be shared; people repeat the experiences with friends and family again and again.”

The Cinemark SPACES is located at 925 Blossom Hill Rd., San Jose, CA 95123 in the Westfield Oakridge Shopping Center.

Metro Exodus Weapons Trailer

Moscow – Jan. 22, 2019 – Deep Silver and 4A Games today revealed the Metro Exodus Weapons Trailer. Packed with brand new footage and stunning tear-downs of the iconic hand-made guns of post-apocalyptic Russia, this trailer reveals the devastating arsenal of weapons used by Artyom and his band of Spartans as they journey across Russia.

The Metro series is well known for its distinctive firearms – for Metro Exodus, 4A Games completely overhauled the weapons system, ensuring each gun is mechanically functional, and can be customized in the field allowing for hundreds of tactical permutations. Additionally, weapons now need to be cleaned and maintained to prevent overheating and jamming, deepening Metro’s immersive gameplay.

In addition to the Weapons Trailer, Deep Silver will release a series of detailed videos during the coming weeks that take a deeper dive into the four main weapon classes – Handguns, Shotguns, Rifles and Special Weapons. These videos will give a glimpse at just a fraction of the possible weapon combinations players will be able to scavenge and customize in the Russian wastelands.

Watch the Weapons Trailer here:

And tune in to the official Metro Exodus YouTube channel tomorrow for a closer look at the Rifles class, featuring the iconic Kalash, the deadly Bulldog and Anna’s weapon of choice, the powerful Valve.

Link: YouTube.com/metrovideogame

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Comic Announced to Tie-in With Disney Theme Park Land

New York, NY – January 22, 2019 – A new chapter of Star Wars is coming! This April, Marvel invites you to join writer Ethan Sacks (Old Man Hawkeye) and artist Will Sliney for the thrilling, epic STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE #1, the riveting comic adventure tie-in to the themed land!

Black Spire Outpost has long been frequented by smugglers, merchants and travelers from every corner of the galaxy looking to make their score on the infamous black market – or experience the exotic thrills only the remote world of Batuu has to offer. It’s a place where beings thrive on unique opportunities of the lawless outpost at the edge of space – but the First Order threatens their livelihood…

“For me personally, this is a chance to fulfill a lifelong dream that started back when I was 4 years old watching the opening crawl for the first time at the Astor Plaza in Times Square during the summer of 1977,” said Sacks. “This new adventure, set in the wondrous – and dangerous – Black Spire Outpost, will have profound consequences for the Star Wars universe, and fans will be excited to see this story span through the eras and bring together some all-time favorite characters, including Han Solo and Chewbacca!”

“Black Spire Outpost is a place of endless intrigue and adventure, and what’s uniquely exciting about the Star Wars universe is that we are able to bring these stories to life across multiple platforms including comic books, novels, games and the immersive experiences we are building in our theme parks,” said Scott Trowbridge, creative executive for the Star Wars portfolio from Walt Disney Imagineering. “Working together with Lucasfilm, we are able to integrate back stories, introduce new characters, as well as reveal previously untold stories about fan-favorite characters and their history with the planet Batuu and its colorful inhabitants.”

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the all-new 14-acre lands, will open at Disneyland Resort in Summer 2019 and at Walt Disney World Resort in Fall 2019.

Don’t miss an exhilarating journey into the galaxy as STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE #1 blasts into space this April! For more information, visit StarWars.com.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider The Nighmare DLC Launch Trailer

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 22, 2019) – Square Enix®, Eidos-Montréal®, and Crystal Dynamics® are excited to announce “The Nightmare,” the newest DLC adventures for Shadow of the Tomb Raider™, is available now. Out as a free download to all Season Pass holders, and sold separately, “The Nightmare” is available for the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC/Steam®.

Journey through “The Nightmare,” as Lara Croft™ faces off against familiar enemies and fallen friends. Explore Croft Manor in a harrowing trial unlike anything she has faced before. In order to obtain a powerful weapon, Lara must conquer, in either single-player or co-op, the latest challenge tomb, “Howl of the Monkey Gods.”

“The Nightmare” offers new customization options with the Scales of Q outfit, whose thick hide and solid bones provide twice as much resistance to melee attacks. The Grip of Fear axe possesses a primal design, optimized for climbing and fighting. When using the axe, enemies are more likely to be knocked down and stay down for longer periods. Finally, White Breath is the new skill that when fired, creates a cloud of hallucinogenic vapor on impact, poisoning enemies to fight against one another.

As part of the update, tombs from the main campaign, “Judge’s Gaze,” “Underworld Gate,” “Howling Caves”, “Path of Battle,” and “Temple of the Sun” are all now playable in Score Attack and Time Attack modes.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is available now worldwide on Xbox One, PlayStation®4, and Windows PC/Steam. The Season Pass is available for $29.99 or “The Nightmare” can be purchased as a standalone for $4.99.

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Stellaris: Console Edition Pre-Order Trailer

STOCKHOLM – Jan. 22, 2019 – Paradox Interactive, a publisher and developer of games that explore new territory, and Tantalus Media have announced that Stellaris: Console Edition will be launching on February 26, 2019 for Xbox and PlayStation consoles. Stellaris: Console Edition, an adaptation of the Paradox Development Studio game Stellaris released in 2016, will be the first Grand Strategy Game on consoles and will feature the beloved Stellaris gameplay, including exploration of the depths of space, diplomatic (or hostile) relations with alien races, and interplanetary empire management over the course of hundreds of years. Players will have the option to choose between Stellaris: Console Edition for $39.99, or Stellaris: Console Edition Deluxe for $59.99, that will include the core game alongside the Plantoids Species Pack, Leviathans Story Pack and the Utopia expansion – which will be downloaded automatically at their release in the months following launch.

Pre-orders for both Stellaris: Console Edition and Stellaris: Console Edition Deluxe are open now here.

Check out a new trailer with more details here:

Featuring the same deep strategic gameplay as Paradox’s original Stellaris, with rich and diverse alien races and emergent storytelling, Stellaris: Console Edition puts the complexity of the galaxy at your thumbsticks. Whether you’re exploring the unknown, discovering the mysteries of the universe, or conquering it for the glory of your empire, console players have more inter-galactic strategy awaiting them than ever before.

Stellaris: Console Edition lets players:

  • Behold the enormity of space with procedurally generated galaxies and an untold number of planets to explore.

  • Encounter a myriad of wild, quirky, and dangerous alien races who may prove to be crucial trade partners or conquering forces hellbent on enslaving your civilization.

  • Take on strategic space warfare and resource management to ensure the survival and advancement of your empire.

  • Explore scientific anomalies and uncover technological wonders throughout the galaxy to utilize them toward your own gains.

  • Govern your own fledgling empire and secure your power and agenda through manipulating internal policies, factions, traditions and more.

You can take a closer look at the game before its launch by stopping by the Paradox Interactive channel on Twitch or Mixer today (Jan 22nd) at 16:00 CET where the team will be showing off the game and answering community questions.

For more information about Stellaris: Console Edition, visit https://www.paradoxplaza.com/stellaris-console-edition/STELLARIS-CONSOLE-EDITION.html

OUTWARD Developer Diary #2

Walnut Creek, CA, January 21, 2019 — Publisher Deep Silver and developer Nine Dots have released a new Developer’s Diary video for their hardcore fantasy adventure OUTWARD. This video showcases the variety and depth of not only the game’s environment, but also the mechanics of an undervalued and iconic piece of gear: the backpack.

OUTWARD is a hardcore RPG that tempers fantasy elements with realism. The player must survive against natural dangers like hunger, disease, and the elements as well as monsters and brigands. This is where the backpack comes in; without the limitless inventory seen in other RPGs how will the player surpass the challenges that enemies and the environment present to them? The larger your backpack, the more prepared you can be. However, carrying too much encumbering equipment will leave you vulnerable in a surprise attack. Which pack you carry can be just as much a deciding factor as the weapon you bring into battle and your chosen fighting style.

Additionally, the player’s map-reading skills will be put to the test. Exploring the corners of Aurai with nothing but a backpack provides a thrilling experience that can be described as the peak of adventuring! You decide if you want to travel light or not, but you will have to make sure you are able to adapt to your environment. Aurai has four distinct regions that you will need to navigate with the help of your trusty compass, your map, and your ability to locate landmarks. The game will not do that for you. Not to worry, though. With preparation, you will be able to overcome most challenges that OUTWARD will throw at you.

OUTWARD is scheduled for release on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and Steam on March 26th, 2019.

WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge Final Call

January 17, 2019 – Today, 2K issued a final call for entries in the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge, an international contest that will pit one winner against WWE 2K19 Cover Superstar AJ Styles for an opportunity to defeat him in the game and win the cash prize.

Participation in the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge, for those needing a refresher, involves four simple steps via PlayStation 4 or Xbox One:

  • Beat the in-game WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Tower;
  • Submit a winning promotional video that shows why you would beat AJ Styles in WWE 2K19;
  • Make it to the semifinal round of competition and beat three other semifinalists in WWE 2K19;
  • As the finalist, compete one-on-one in WWE 2K19 against AJ Styles – and defeat him – to win one million dollars.

The final deadline for all WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge entries is 11:59:59 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

Looking for some inspiration to get started on your quest toward one million dollars? Watch “The Phenomenal One” explain how to beat the Million Dollar Tower and complete step one of entry in this new video:

In addition, what could make for an eye-catching promo? Check out several consumers who have already thrown down the gauntlet in their promotional videos – as seen here, here and here.

Four semifinalists will travel to New York City for an unforgettable WrestleMania 35 weekend and be recognized as among the world’s best WWE 2K19 players as they face off to determine who will compete against AJ Styles.

For more information on WWE 2K19 and 2K, visit wwe.2k.com, become a fan on Facebook, follow the game on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags #WWE2K19 and #NeverSayNever or subscribe on YouTube. Full details about the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge can be found below and at wwe.2k.com/milliondollarchallenge.

Vortiger Coming to For Honor Year 3 Season 1

SAN FRANCISCO — January 16, 2019 — Today, Ubisoft announced that the Black Prior, a new Dark Hero, will be joining the Knight Faction in For Honor® with the launch of Year 3, Season 1 on January 31 for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices and Windows PC. This Season officially kicks off Year 3, which will bring four new Heroes, new maps, seasonal events and gameplay updates along the way.

The Black Priors are heavy heroes who wield a large kite shield and longsword. These dark agents fight alongside the Knights but are free from the code of chivalry. Whatever victory’s cost, the Black Priors will pay the price. Once Apollyon’s faithful warriors, today they fight with their leader, Vortiger, reinventing their legacy and bringing chaos to the battlefield. The Black Prior will be immediately playable for all owners of the Year 3 pass on January 31, while all other players will be able to unlock the Black Prior on February 7 for 15,000 Steel.

In line with the Hero improvements introduced during the past year, Year 3, Season 1 will introduce additional Hero updates to improve the roster, focusing on the Shugoki, Warlord and Peacekeeper. Additionally, a new Dominion map, “Harbor”, will be added free for all For Honor players on January 31. “Harbor” is a port town on the shores of Lake Eitrivatnen where the Black Priors once helped the Knights defend against their enemies. Ruthless strategies helped them win battles with impossible odds. The port still holds immense strategic value for its location and continues to be a highly contested area.

Full details for For Honor Year 3, Season 1 and Vortiger will be revealed on a special Warrior’s Den livestream on January 24 at 9:00 am PT on the For Honor Twitch channel, https://www.twitch.tv/forhonorgame.

For Honor Year 3, Season 1 joins the recently released Marching Fire expansion, which added a new faction of Heroes, 4v4 Breach Mode and unlimited PvE Arcade Mode to nearly two years of continuous post-launch support and improvements since February 2017. For Honor will continue to receive new content and in-game events in 2019 with Year of the Harbinger.

For those looking to receive seven days of exclusive access to new Year 3 Heroes at the time of their launch, the Year 3 Pass is now available and is included in the For Honor Complete Edition.

Developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with other Ubisoft studios,* For Honor offers an engaging campaign and thrilling multiplayer modes. Players embody warriors of the four great factions – the bold Knights, the brutal Vikings, the deadly Samurai and the fearsome Wu Lin – fighting to the death on intense and believable melee battlefields. The Art of Battle, the game’s innovative combat system that puts players in total control of their warriors, allows them to utilize the unique skills and combat style of each Hero to vanquish all enemies who stand in their way.

For more information about For Honor, please visit forhonorgame.com and follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/forhonorgame and on Twitter at twitter.com/forhonorgame.