Author - Jerry Paxton

Insurgency: Sandstorm E3 2017 Announcement and Trailer

June 14, 2017 – Insurgency: Sandstorm is the sequel to multi-million selling Insurgency by developers New World Interactive.

Designed to retain what made Insurgency great, and build upon it, the FPS epic comes enhanced and expanded as a new game in Insurgency: Sandstorm, coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It will come with the addition of a host of new modes and content to be revealed later, including a new Story Mode. This story is playable cooperatively as a squad of up to four players (two player split-screen) or alone, and is explored in the E3 Trailer.

In Insurgency: Sandstorm’s Story Mode, players will travel as a party cut off from support across a war-torn landscape on a new mission that is deeply personal.

The trailer is narrated by one of the main characters in the game, a U.S. Army veteran turned volunteer soldier, who finds himself on an unexpected journey alongside a female fighter native to the region and a few other characters yet to be introduced. Their objectives have aligned, and their vision of the war blurred as it touches each of them in different but converging ways.

Like Insurgency, the gameplay of Sandstorm rewards teamwork and objective-play over personal success. Players will see new features such as drivable light vehicles, character customization, unlockable cosmetic items, fire support requests, ranked matchmaking, and more.

Insurgency: Sandstorm will release on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

Razer Unveils New Razer Blade Stealth at E3 2017

IRVINE, (Calif.) – Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced its upgraded 13.3-inch version of the award-winning 12.5-inch Razer Blade Stealth.

The new Razer Blade Stealth is one of the most portable laptops for professionals in the world, measuring 0.52 inches thin, weighing 2.93 pounds and with up to nine hours of battery life.

Razer’s latest chassis is CNC-milled out of aircraft grade aluminum, and it is now available in a black or gunmetal gray finish. The gunmetal gray variant features a tone-on-tone Razer logo and white backlit keyboard, offering a sleek, solid and professional design. Gunmetal gray will be available in the United States and Canada.

A new 13.3-inch Quad HD+ (3200 x 1800) IGZO touch-enabled display with 100 percent sRGB color space comes standard on the new Razer Blade Stealth. The larger display enhances the Blade Stealth’s visual appearance with a 50 percent thinner bezel compared to the previous version without increasing the size of the laptop. Wide viewing angles up to 178 degrees, with high-color saturation, display content with striking clarity and accuracy. Razer will continue to provide the Blade Stealth 12.5-inch 4K model with 100 percent Adobe RGB color saturation for the most demanding visual tasks.

The new system continues to stand in a class of its own for portable production. The 13.3-inch Blade Stealth with Windows 10 comes standard with a 7th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor for ultimate performance and 16GB of fast, dual-channel memory with up to 1TB of PCIe solid-state storage for productivity enhancing performance.

“The first Razer Blade Stealth’s success proved that highly mobile students, creatives and professionals alike are demanding more in terms of performance, personalization and value,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “From the classroom to the boardroom, the new Razer Blade Stealth continues to set the standard for mobility, power, durability and value in laptops for productivity everywhere.”

The black version of the Razer Blade Stealth remains one of the only laptops in the world equipped with an individually backlit multi-color laptop keyboard. Powered by Razer Chroma™, personalization is easy as users can customize their lighting effects and choose from 16.8 million color options.

For those gamers who want a mobile laptop during the day and a desktop-class gaming system after hours, the Blade Stealth easily connects with the optional Razer Core to deliver external desktop graphics power and expanded connectivity options via a single Thunderbolt™ 3 cable. Razer Core provides a true plug-and-play external graphics enclosure solution that does not require a reboot of the system every time a user connects. The Razer Core is also compatible with many of the latest desktop graphics cards from both NVIDIA® and AMD®. It is now easier than ever to transform a thin and light laptop computer into a desktop system experience.

The Razer Blade Stealth has earned more than 30 awards since its first launch in 2016, including “Best of CES – ‘Best PC’” and ‘People’s Choice’” and PC Mag “Editor’s Choice,” and continues to be critically acclaimed worldwide as one of the best choices for mobile professionals.

The new Razer Blade Stealth 13-inch version will start at $1399 and is equipped standard with 16GB of RAM and an Intel Core i7 processor. It is shipping today from RazerStore.com and will be available at Best Buy, Microsoft Store, and Amazon nationwide later this month.

The Razer Core is available for $399 with purchase of the Razer Blade Stealth or Razer Blade laptop and $499 standalone.

For more information, visit razerzone.com/blade-stealth.

Availability:
Razerzone.com: June
United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany and France

Worldwide: July 2017

Price:
The New 13-inch Razer Blade Stealth: Starts at $1399
Razer Power Bank: $149.99
Razer Core: $399 with Blade Stealth purchase (MSRP: $499)

Specs:

The New Razer Blade Stealth:

● Available in traditional black or gunmetal with tone-on-tone Razer logo (USA and Canada availability)
● 13.3 in. IGZO 16:9 aspect ratio, capacitive multi-touch display
● QHD+ (3200 x 1800) touch IGZO display
● 100% sRGB color space
● Intel® Core™ i7-7500U Processor (2.7 GHz / 3.5 GHz)
● Intel® HD Graphics 620
● Windows 10 Home
● 256GB / 512GB / 1TB PCIe SSD options
● 16GB Dual-Channel System Memory (LPDDR3-1866MHz)
● Windows® 10 (64-bit)
● Killer Wireless-AC 1535 (902.11a/b/g/n/ac + Bluetooth® 4.1)
● Thunderbolt™ 3 (USB-C)
● USB 3.0 port x 2 (SuperSpeed)
● Anti-ghosting keyboard
● Black: Powered by Razer Chroma™
● Gunmetal: White keyboard backlighting
● HDMI 2.0 audio and video output
● Built-in stereo speakers
● 3.5 mm headphone/microphone combo port
● Built-in array microphone
● Trusted Platform Module (TPM 2.0) security chip embedded
● Compact 45 W USB-C power adapter
● Built-in 53.6 Wh rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery
● 0.52 in. / 13.1 mm (Height) x 12.6 in. / 321 mm (Width) x 8.1 in. / 206 mm (Depth)
● 2.93 lbs. / 1.33 kg

Skydance Interactive Unveils Archangel E3 2017 Trailer

June 13, 2017 — To commemorate the first day of E3, Skydance Interactive have released the trailer for their amazing new flagship VR game Archangel! You can view and embed the trailer here.

Skydance Interactive is the interactive entertainment division of Skydance Media, a film/TV production company responsible for films such as World War Z and Star Trek Beyond.

Archangel takes place in a post-apocalyptic America as players suit up in the cockpit of a six-story war machine to stop an evil corporation from taking over the country. Archangel is the first VR game from Skydance Interactive and it will officially launch in July for an exclusive two-week window on PSVR before it releases on other platforms.

Project Sparc E3 2017 Gameplay Trailer

12 June 2017 – Atlanta, GA – CCP Games’ first-of-its kind, full-body virtual sport (“vSport”) Sparc™ is coming first to PlayStation®VR (PS VR) in Q3 2017. The upcoming virtual reality game has been topping headlines through its fun and fierce competitive gameplay, with Eurogamer describing Sparc as “a new magical moment in VR,”Hardcore Gamer calling it “one of the best times I’ve had in a VR environment,” and VG24/7 declaring that “Sparc is the type of game that VR desperately needs more of.”

Sparc is a skill-based, fast-paced, and physical sport only possible in virtual reality. In Sparc, players utilize their two PlayStation®Move motion controllers to aim and throw projectiles at each other inside a sleek virtual arena, while defending themselves by dodging, blocking, or deflecting incoming attacks from a live opponent. Players can compete against their friends or find challengers via online matchmaking.

Players can watch Sparc matches in-person and queue up for the next match through “Courtside,” a freeform social area that allows for spectating in VR. Sparc includes multiple two-player game modes as well as a selection of single-player challenges and training modes, plus a wide range of visually striking customization and personalization options for competitors.

CCP Games are looking forward to launching Sparc first on PS VR and giving a great number of players the opportunity to experience its instantly compelling gameplay for themselves.

“We have been exploring various aspects of VR over the past four years and pushed into new, exciting territories,” said Hilmar Pétursson, CEO of CCP Games. “Out of one of those explorations, we found this amazing, central nervous system-unlocking experience that really feels like a solid next step towards the next generation of virtual reality experiences. As our first release outside of the EVE universe, I’m really looking forward to seeing how people react to this level of innovation.” “With Sparc, we’ve set out to deliver an original sport for the current generation of VR hardware,” said Morgan Godat, executive producer at CCP Games’ Atlanta studio. “We want to create plasma-clad sporting champions in living rooms via the virtual court, where challengers will meet and compete with other players from around the world.”

At launch, Sparc will be available for purchase through the PlayStation®Store. For more details about the game, please visit www.playSparc.com and follow Sparc on Facebook and Twitter.e

Escape from Tarkov Getting The Hideout for Open Beta Testing

Developer Battlestate Games announced today that a new feature for Escape from Tarkov called ‘The Hideout’ will be available during open beta testing in Fall 2017. The process of escaping from Tarkov is not as quick as it may appear from the outside- players will need a place to settle down to gain strength, store supplies, and stash discovered gear and weapons. Players must readjust utilizing ‘The Hideout’ features and resources before setting out to achieve the main goal of the game.

Players begin the construction of their ‘Hideout’ from the ground up. Initially discovered as an abandoned, cluttered bomb shelter without any means of sustaining life, players must continually build and improve aspects of ‘The Hideout’ modules, including: the power generator, water collection system, ventilation, medical treatment facility, recon center, heating, bathroom and other areas. Players will work to improve various parameters of their characters, such as: out-of-raid health, hydration and energy regeneration speed. Players will also gets special opportunities for the production of medicines, ammunition, and other items from various resources. Recon center improvements provide new opportunities of working with merchants and playing as Scavs, and much more.

There are 13 different ‘Hideout’ modules in production, and each will have unique bonuses, and require a unique scheme for building. Players will need different resources, access to a variety of merchants and necessary skill levels to unlock the module installation capabilities and the possibilities for their improvement.

The first thing players need to install in their ‘Hideout’ is the generator. Without proper fuel, production and regeneration of items will be slowed or disrupted. It should also be noted that the size of the cache will directly depend on the level of ‘Hideout’ cache. Players with an Escape from Tarkov Limited Edition copy will receive the cache of maximum, which is third level.

In addition to the basic modules of ‘The Hideout’, players can install elite modules that drastically improve living standards and security, accelerate skills leveling, allow production of unique items and resources, and add comfort to your new home. There also is a full-fledged shooting range where players can test their weapons.

‘The Hideout’ will be an integral part of the game and the out-of-raid processes that characters experience, such as restoring health, size of caches, access to new services of merchants, objects research and events in the world of Escape from Tarkov.

‘The Hideout’ feature is being developed in parallel and independently from the main course of the company and will launch during open beta testing in Fall 2017.

Escape from Tarkov is a hardcore story-driven MMO featuring elements of FPS and RPG. The events take place in the Russian city of Tarkov, which has been sealed off by roadblocks and sunk into the chaos of local warfare between private military companies. Escape from Tarkov’s Hazardous Environment Combat Simulator employs a number of custom system modules to create incredibly immersive gameplay that allows players to feel the reality of what is happening in the game.

The closed beta-testing of Escape from Tarkov is planned for Summer 2017. More about Escape from Tarkov can be found at the official website: www.escapefromtarkov.com. ‘Like’ the game on Facebook and follow the game development on Twitter @bstategames for all the latest developer updates and news.

Players can get a chance for access to Escape from Tarkov testing stages by placing a pre-order on the official website: www.escapefromtarkov.com/preorder-page.

Square Enix Unveils E3 2017 Lineup

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2017 — At this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), SQUARE ENIX® is ramping up for an exciting show where fans can expect yet another impressive lineup of unforgettable games at booth #2001 in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center. First look and playable titles include FINAL FANTASY® XIV: Stormblood™, the second premium expansion for the critically-acclaimed MMO with over six million registered accounts worldwide, the newly unveiled team-based brawler DISSIDIA® FINAL FANTASY NT, FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE™, the HD remaster of a series classic, and the next game in the award-winning episodic franchise, LIFE IS STRANGE™: BEFORE THE STORM.

Fans can also visit the Sony booth #4322 to try their hand at the brand-new FINAL FANTASY XV PlayStation®VR game, MONSTER OF THE DEEP: FINAL FANTASY XV.

Off the show floor, KINGDOM HEARTS fans can also look forward to the first official symphonic concert, the “KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra – World Tour –” to celebrate the 15th anniversary of KINGDOM HEARTS. The tour will be making its last stop in Los Angeles at the Dolby Theatre on June 14th.

“E3 2017 marks the return of some of Square Enix’s most beloved games to experience in new and exciting ways from DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT and Life Is Strange to FINAL FANTASY XIV Online to FINAL FANTASY XII as well as bringing brand new titles,” said Yosuke Matsuda, president and representative director of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. “We are very excited to deliver a powerful line up of games at this year’s E3 as Square Enix continues to introduce innovative and engaging entertainment for gamers around the world.”

Square Enix will also host its perennial live online broadcast, “Square Enix Presents,” directly from its booth. Fans from all over the world can get in-depth look at titles showcased at the show and have a chance to interact with creators throughout the show.

For a full schedule please visit:
YouTube: www.youtube.com/squareenixpresents
Twitter: https://twitter.com/@squareenix
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SquareEnix

TITLE DETAILS (by alphabetical order):

DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT
Platform: PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system
Developer: Square Enix/Team Ninja (Koei Tecmo)
ESRB: Not yet rated
Release: Early 2018
Developed in partnership with Team NINJA from KOEI TECMO, DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT is the newly announced team-based brawler. The game pits legendary heroes and villains from FINAL FANTASY’s 30 year history against each other in epic and strategic 3 vs. 3 battles. Players will choose a team from a roster of more than 20 beloved FINAL FANTASY characters across ten iconic battle arenas and call forth fan-favorite summons. With a deep customization and progression system, players will gain experience points and unlock EX skills, weapons, skins and more as they develop their favorite FINAL FANTASY characters, their way.

FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE
Platform: PlayStation®4 system
Developer: Square Enix
ESRB: T for Teen
Release: July 11, 2017
FINAL FANTASY XII ZODIAC AGE improves upon the 2006 classic FINAL FANTASY XII, now more beautiful and easier to play than ever. The HD remaster introduces a reconstructed battle design and the new Zodiac Job System, a 12-job character progression system first introduced in the 2007 title, FINAL FANTASY XII INTERNATIONAL ZODIAC JOB SYSTEM. With updated trophies and share functionalities, as well as stark visual and sound improvements, players both new and returning will experience the ultimate grand adventure through the world of Ivalice in an entirely new and improved way.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood
Platform: PlayStation®4 system, Windows PC, Mac
Developer: Square Enix
ESRB: T for Teen
Available: June 20, 2017
Stormblood is the second premium expansion for FINAL FANTASY XIV Online, one of the world’s most popular Massively Multiplayer Online RPGs with over six million players globally. The game continues the story of the Warrior of Light as they join the resistance and set forth to the vast land of Ala Mhigo, challenging new threats across Eorzea™ and embarking on numerous new quests. The expansion features a new level cap increase, multiple new jobs including the Red Mage and Samurai, exploration of underwater environments, battle system updates, new dungeons, and much more. Fans can experience a small taste of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood by challenging a new primal – Susano. Test your skills for a chance to win an exclusive T-shirt at booth #2001 in the South Hall.

LIFE IS STRANGE: BEFORE THE STORM
Platform: Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Windows PC
Developer: Deck Nine
ESRB: M for Mature
Available: August 31 for Episode 1
LIFE IS STRANGE: BEFORE THE STORM features Chloe Price, a 16 year-old rebel who forms an unlikely friendship with Rachel Amber, a beautiful and popular girl destined for success. When Rachel’s world is turned upside down by a family secret, it takes their newfound alliance to give each other the strength to overcome their demons.

LOST SPHEAR
Platform:Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4 system and Windows PC (STEAM®)
Developer:Tokyo RPG Factory™
ESRB:Not yet rated
Available:Early 2018
Expanding on the beloved I AM SETSUNA™, the LOST SPHEAR™adventure begins in a remote town where a young boy, Kanata, awakens from a devastating dream to find his hometown disappearing. To stop the world from being lost forever, Kanata and his comrades set out to rebuild the world around them with the power of Memory by manifesting thoughts into matter.

MONSTER OF THE DEEP: FINAL FANTASY XV
Platform: PlayStation®VR system
Developer: Square Enix
ESRB: Not yet rated
Release: September 2017
In the completely new FINAL FANTASY XV VR game, MONSTER OF THE DEEP: FINAL FANTASY XV, players will explore the world’s oceans, lakes, ponds and rivers and participate in a wide variety of fishing challenges, witness stunning details only in PlayStation®VR, and reacquaint themselves with familiar faces like Noctis, Prompto, Ignis, Gladiolus, and more.

MOTOGP 17
Platform: PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from
Microsoft, Windows PC (STEAM®)
Developer: Milestone
ESRB: E
Available: July 11, 2017
The 2017 edition of the official MotoGP™ videogame brings all the adrenaline and the need for speed of the motorbike world champions with it. MotoGP™17 includes all the 2017 riders, teams and tracks, the new MotoGP rules, and the Red Bull Rookies Cup championship. This installment will reach 60 FPS for the first time, guaranteeing unprecedented performance and high-octane excitement. MotoGP is exclusive to GameStop in the US and channel-wide elsewhere.

MXGP3
Platform: PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from
Microsoft, Windows PC (STEAM®)
Developer: Milestone
ESRB: E
Available: June 20, 2017
The new MXGP edition, based on the 2016 season, offers the player a dynamic, ever-more enjoyable gaming experience thanks to a series of innovative graphics and techniques introduced by the new Unreal®Engine 4 graphics engine, which will take the game experience to a surprising new level. Hit the gas and get ready to tackle unpredictable, dynamic weather conditions in a competition which is unique in its genre. From sun to heavy rain, every change will decisively influence the rider’s visibility and the highly-deformable ground, putting even the most expert player to the test. And it is the ground which provides the greatest challenge: mud, dust, and dynamic deformations will be the master of all, while the sounds of engines running at full throttle, souped up with a brand new engine, merge with the ambient noise of chainsaws.

Mobile

FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS
Platform: iOS, Android, Amazon
Developer: Square Enix, gumi Inc.
Available: Now Available
Reaching its first anniversary on June 29, FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS is a turn-based FINAL FANTASY adventure made for mobile devices and aimed at a worldwide audience. The game uses classic battle systems with a simplified mobile interface and a throwback pixel art style fused with rich 3D graphics. Adventurers will begin their quest for a highly-coveted crystal, shortly before meeting two knights from Grandshelt and a young girl. Well-known FINAL FANTASY characters also appear in the game, which has over 20 million downloads globally.

FLAME VS BLAZE
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: Square Enix
Available: 2017
FLAME VS BLAZE™ is a fast-paced MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena game) for mobile devices with a twist: the team bases, called Reactors, come alive and the join battle! Players team up with friends or AI allies in 3-on-3 battles as they tame monsters, face off against opponents, and work together to destroy the enemy’s Reactor. The title is produced by Hironori Okayama (KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ) and directed by Yuji Abe (FINAL FANTASY XIII series), with character designs by Gen Kobayashi (THE WORLD ENDS WITH YOU®).

KING’S KNIGHT -Wrath of the Dark Dragon-
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: Square Enix
Available: 2017
KING’S KNIGHT -Wrath of the Dark Dragon- is a new action RPG mobile game from the FINAL FANTASY XV Universe for iOS and Android devices. A nod to one of SQUARE ENIX’s earliest scrolling shooting games, King’s Knight, KING’S KNIGHT -Wrath of the Dark Dragon- features a completely new story and world with multiplayer support for up to four players.

MOBIUS FINAL FANTASY
Platform: iOS, Android, Steam®
Developer: Square Enix
Available: Now Available
The first ever console-quality FINAL FANTASY game specifically designed for mobile devices, MOBIUS FINAL FANTASY™ takes players on an RPG adventure filled with deep character customization, ongoing live events, and HD graphics that push the boundaries of the mobile platform. Created by an all-star development team including acclaimed producer Yoshinori Kitase and writer Kazushige Nojima, MOBIUS FINAL FANTASY has already been downloaded by more than 10 million players worldwide.

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 130 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 70 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 58 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/.

Tyranny – Bastard’s Wound Expansion Announced

STOCKHOLM – June 13, 2017 — Paradox Interactive, a publisher of games for good and evil players alike, today announced new content for Tyranny, the award-winning role-playing game (RPG) developed by Obsidian Entertainment. Tyranny: Bastard’s Wound will launch later this year on Windows, Mac, and Linux PCs, and will offer players a new major quest line set in the mysterious illegal settlement of Bastard’s Wound. Read more about the upcoming expansion here: https://www.paradoxplaza.com/tyranny-bastards-wound

In addition, for players who can’t wait to experience new content, a new Event Pack has been released today, titled “Tales from the Tiers,” featuring new world events and expanded quests for the original Tyranny. Tales from the Tiers is available now; find it here: https://www.paradoxplaza.com/tyranny-tales-from-the-tiers

See what awaits in Bastard’s Wound in a new trailer

Razer Announces Thresher Ultimate Wireless Headsets for E3

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2017 — (E3 2017) — Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced the Razer Thresher Ultimate wireless headsets for Xbox One and PlayStation® 4. Both models are PC compatible.

The Razer Thresher Ultimate delivers wireless Dolby 7.1 surround sound for the most immersive audio experience possible on console. The headset is capable of the highest audio bandwidth on console, delivering the highest highs and the lowest lows.

Large 50 mm drivers pump directional audio into each leatherette ear cup, cushioned with memory foam for state-of-the-art comfort, sound quality and noise isolation. Also available are cooling-gel infused ear cushions designed for even longer hours of comfortable gameplay.

The Razer Thresher Ultimate is also the most reliable wireless console headset designed with a connection range up to 40 feet.

The headset comes with a retractable digital microphone for clear voice communication thanks to a unidirectional mic boom design. On-headset controls for mic volume, game and voice chat balance (on PlayStation 4) and master volume (on Xbox One) allow for quick access to every important audio setting.

“We are taking our expertise in designing the very best PC gaming hardware into the console arena,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “These are the most reliable and best-sounding wireless console headsets ever made.”

Razer’s rich history in hardware continues to extend into console. The Thresher Ultimate is joined by Razer’s tournament-grade Wildcat and Raiju controllers, while the company’s Atrox and Panthera fightsticks are used by the most renowned professional fighting game players.

The Razer Thresher Ultimate is an officially licensed accessory designed for the Xbox One family of devices, compatible with Xbox One, Xbox One S and Xbox One X. Both the Xbox One version and the PlayStation 4 version are shipping in June.

Price:
U.S. $249.99 / EU €279.99

Availability:
Razerzone.com – June 2017
Worldwide – July 2017

Product features:

50 mm Driver – For powerful lifelike audio
7.1 Dolby Surround Sound – For best-in-class positional audio
2.4 Ghz Wireless Lag-free wireless
On-Headset Controls – Quickly adjust mic & master volume
Noise-isolating Leatherette Ear Cushions – Stay completely focused on your game
Comfortable with eyewear – With foam indentations for temple relief
Retractable Boom Mic – Stows completely in ear cup
Comes with headset stand & audio hub base station
Dimensions of headset: 196 mm(W) * 214 mm(H) * 104.8 mm(D)
Approximate Weight of headset: 408 g / 0.89 lbs.
Headphones

Radio Frequency: 2.4 GHz
Dolby® Headphone technology
Wireless Range: 40 ft. / 12 m
Frequency Response: 12 – 28,000 Hz
Impedance: 32O at 1 kHz
Sensitivity (@1 kHz, 1 V/Pa): 105 dB +/- 2 dB
Drivers: 50 mm, with neodymium magnets
Estimated Battery Life: 16 hours
Charging Time: 4 Hours
Microphone

Frequency Response: 100 – 10,000 Hz
Sensitivity (@1kHz, 1V/Pa): -42 ± 2dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >55 dB
Boom Mic Design: Uni-directional

For more information about the Razer Thresher, please visit
www.razerzone.com/thresher-ultimate-xbox
www.razerzone.com/thresher-ultimate-ps4

Tropics 6 E3 2017 Announcement Trailer

Ridgewood, NJ, June 13, 2017 – In times of political turmoil and social unrest, the people are calling out for a visionary leader, one who will steer the fate of their country with foresight and ingenuity. Kalypso Media is thrilled to announce El Presidente’s glorious return in Tropico 6, launching on Windows PC, Mac, Linux, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One in 2018. Prove yourself once again as a feared dictator or a peace-loving statesman on the island state of Tropico and shape the fate of your nation through four distinctive eras. Face new challenges on the international stage and always keep the needs of your people in mind, in spite of any negative press covfefe.

Tropico 6 represents a bold new lease of life for the much-loved series, with new developer Limbic Entertainment bringing exciting new ideas to El Presidente’s highly-polished table, as well as a stunning new engine developed in Unreal Engine 4. For the first time in the series, manage extensive archipelagos, build bridges to connect your islands and establish new means of transportation and infrastructure. Send your agents on raids to steal the wonders of the world, including the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower. Customize your palace at will and give election speeches from your balcony, to win the favor of your subjects. Tropico 6 is the biggest, most beautiful and most ambitious entry in the series’ history, with many more exciting features to be announced in the coming weeks and months.

Features of Tropico 6

  • Play on large archipelagos for the first time in the series. Manage multiple islands at the same time and adapt to various new challenges.
  • Send your agents on raids to foreign lands to steal world wonders and monuments, to add them to your collection.
  • Build bridges, construct tunnels and transport your citizens and tourists in taxis, buses and aerial cable cars. Tropico 6 offers completely new transportation and infrastructure possibilities.
  • Customize the looks of your palace at will and choose from various extras.
  • Tropico 6 features a revised research system focusing on the political aspects of being the world’s greatest dictator.
  • Election speeches are back! Address the people and make promises that you can’t possibly keep.
  • Cooperative and competitive multiplayer for up to four players.

Tropico 6 is scheduled for a worldwide release on Windows PC, Mac, Linux, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One in 2018. Members of the gaming press are invited to view the first ever gameplay footage behind closed doors with developers Limbic Entertainment at E3 2017. To arrange and appointment please Contact the U.S. PR Team. For more information, please visit www.kalypsomedia.com.

Destiny 2 Early Ship Date and E3 2017 Trailer Revealed

LOS ANGELES – June 12, 2017 – Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), announced the early launch date for Destiny 2 on PlayStation®4, and Xbox One (PlayStation®Plus or Xbox Live Gold subscription, respectively, required for significant features, and beta access) scheduled for September 6.  The PC version launch date is scheduled for October 24 and is now available to pre-order via Battle.net®, Blizzard Entertainment’s online gaming service. Debuted during the E3 Sony Press Conference was Destiny 2’s latest cinematic story trailer “Our Darkest Hour” featuring the ominous villain, Dominus Ghaul.  The Destiny 2 console beta early access period for PlayStation 4 players who pre-ordered the game will begin July 18 at 10am PDT, while early access for Xbox One players who pre-ordered will begin on July 19 at 10am PDT.  Following the pre-order early access period, the Destiny 2 console beta will open up to all PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players on July 21 at 10am PDT and will conclude at 9pm PDT on July 23.   The PC beta kick off is planned for late August.  Further details on the PC beta to come soon.

At E3, inside the Los Angeles Convention Center, Bungie and Activision will provide a variety of hands-on experiences for attendees with the all-new story campaign as well as competitive, and cooperative multiplayer gameplay, debuting a brand-new subclass, the Arcstrider Hunter whose “super” ability is to summon an Arc-empowered staff to be used for close-quarters melee combat.  Attendees are invited to play a vast array of gameplay activities for Destiny 2on PS4 Proat the Activision booth #1001 in the South Hall, and PlayStation’s booth #4322 in the West Hall.  Additionally, attendees can experience the PC version in NVIDIA’s booth #5230 in the West Hall.

“Everyone always says that they can’t wait for fans to get their hands on their game. But we really mean it. Destiny 2 looks so awesome, I’m thrilled to announce that we are moving the release date up to September 6,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision. “We are also hard at work with our friends at Bungie optimizing Destiny 2 for the PC, which we will be releasing in all its glory on October 24. And tonight, we are taking a deeper look at Ghaul, our villain in Destiny 2, who the world is going to love to hate. It’s going to be a big week for Destiny fans.” 

Bungie CEO, Pete Parsons, said, “For all of us at the studio, this is a humbling year to see the vision of the Destiny universe welcome its sequel, and for us, the most exciting part is to see what stories this amazing community will tell once it is in their hands.”  He added, “We had an industry-defining moment at our Destiny 2 gameplay reveal in May, and at E3, the team is expanding hands-on to showcase a new subclass and will continue to highlight the vast variety of hands-on experiences that appeal to both solo and multiplayer gamers.”

Revealed today were the Destiny 2 PlayStation timed exclusives* available at launch, which include a competitive multiplayer map, a three-player cooperative Strike, a blue and white colored ship, specialized gear sets, and an exclusive exotic weapon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvpz-L6wqTc.

Destiny 2 is the sequel to the internationally acclaimed Destiny, a first-person action game that takes the player on an epic journey to defend humanity from annihilation.  In the story of Destiny 2, the last safe city on Earth has fallen and lay in ruins, occupied by a powerful new enemy Dominus Ghaul and his elite army, the Red Legion.   Every player creates their own character called a ‘Guardian,’ humanity’s chosen protectors.  As a Guardian in Destiny 2, players must master new abilities and weapons to reunite the city’s forces, stand together and fight back to reclaim their home. The game will offer a fresh start to all players with no previous knowledge or background needed. 

Destiny 2 is currently Rating Pending (RP) by the ESRB and will be available at a suggested retail price of $59.99. The product line-up will also feature the Destiny 2 – Game + Expansion Pass Bundle at $89.99 SRP, the Destiny 2 – Digital Deluxe Edition featuring premium digital contentat $99.99 SRP, the Limited Edition at $99.99 SRP, and the Collector’s Edition, featuring a fully-wearable Destiny 2 – Frontier Bag, Expansion Pass, premium digital content and a Cabal-themed Collector’s Box for $249.99 SRP.

For more game information, visit www.DestinyTheGame.com and follow the official Destiny social channels on Facebook and @DestinyTheGame on Instagram and Twitter. The community can interact directly with the developers at www.Bungie.net, Facebook, @Bungie on Twitter, Instagram and www.Twitch.tv/Bungie on Twitch.