July 28, 2016 – Creative Assembly released Call of the Beastmen DLC Campaign Pack today for Total War: WARHAMMER. The first Campaign Pack introduces the Beastmen as a playable race in the Grand Campaign, custom and multiplayer battles, and in their very own Story Campaign, ‘An Eye for an Eye’. Masters of guerilla warfare, the Beastmen strike hard and fast, ambushing unsuspecting armies and blasting them with chaotic magic from The Lore of The Wild before vanishing into the gloom of the forest.
A Beastmen Grand Campaign may be led by one of two Legendary Lords from Warhammer Fantasy Battles – Khazrak The One Eye or Malagor The Dark Omen, each with their own skill trees, abilities, quest-chains, legendary items and new Grand Campaign start positions. In battle, they field hordes of twisted half-human aberrations such as Centigors, Minotaurs and the colossal Cygor, offering a uniquely swift and stunningly impactful play-style.
As part of Total War: WARHAMMER’s ongoing free content program,Call of the Beastmen also introduces the Amber Wizard hero for all players, regardless of purchase. Wielding the Lore of Beasts, the Amber Wizard can summon wild Manticores into the thick of battle.
July 12, 2016 – Paradox Development Studio will soon release the first Species Pack for its hit science fiction strategy game, Stellaris. Species Packs will give players new phenotypes to play with as they expand across the galaxy.
This first species pack will be called Plantoids, and, as its name suggests, will introduce sentient plant life to the universe of Stellaris. Instead of becoming salad or animal fodder, these plants have reached for the stars and begun to spread their tendrils across the galaxy, planting the roots of new civilizations on new planets.
Our talented artists have put together fifteen new portraits, an original cityscape backdrop, and stunning new ship models for your new neighbors.
Today we are also releasing for sale the original Stellaris soundtrack, composed by Andreas Waldetoft and the e-book Stellaris: Infinite Frontiers by Steven Savile, an original story about humanity’s first contact with an alien race and the questions this raises.
You can pick-up the e-book and the soundtrack today via the Paradox Interactive store or Steam. Plantoids will be available for sale as of August 4th, 2016.
June 21, 2016 – Last week, DICE released a trailer showcasing some of the content Star WarsTM BattlefrontTM Season Pass owners can enjoy in the Cloud City of Bespin. Today, DICE dives deeper into the details, from new playable characters and new powerful weapons to sharing new map locations featured in the Cloud City. It’s hunt or be hunted in this action-packed expansion.
The Star WarsTM BattlefrontTM Bespin digital expansion pack is available today, June 21 to all Battlefront Season Pass owners.
ROSWELL, GA (June 13, 2016) – Revealed on-stage during the PC Gaming Show at E3 2016 in Los Angeles, California, Tripwire Interactive today officially released the latest content update pack to their co-op sci-fi horror FPS game, KILLING FLOOR 2, which is currently available for PC via Steam Early Accessfor $29.99 (US), ₤19.99 (UK) and €26.99 (EU). The brand new Bulls-Eye Content Pack includes the long-awaited Sharpshooter perk, a brand new female character, two new maps and an optimized expanded Versus Survival mode. The full Sharpshooter perk has been a long time favorite among fans of the original Killing Floor. Today’s update fully integrates the Sharpshooter perk into KILLING FLOOR 2, along with a multitude of deadly new weapons.
The Bulls-Eye Content Pack includes a brand new female character, Rae Higgins, who is hell-bent on taking out every Zed in sight. Zeds will be crawling in every corner of two brand new community-made maps, winners of the Grindhouse Mapping Contest earlier this year, which are now included into KILLING FLOOR 2 as official game maps: Hostile Grounds and Containment Station.
Zeds sought their revenge in April’s update as players were allowed to take control of the deadly creatures and now the Versus Survival mode has been updated and expanded with full revisions to offer a completely optimized experience in the unique mode.
May 4, 2016 – We’ve just released the official trailer for Fallout 4’s third add-on, Far Harbor, which will be available worldwide on Thursday, May 19 across Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC for $24.99.
In Far Harbor, a new case from Valentine’s Detective Agency leads you on a search for a young woman and a secret colony of synths. Travel off the coast of Maine to the mysterious island of Far Harbor, where higher levels of radiation have created a more feral world. Navigate through the growing conflict between the synths, the Children of Atom, and the local townspeople. Will you work towards bringing peace to Far Harbor, and at what cost?
Far Harbor features the largest landmass for an add-on that Bethesda Game Studios has ever created, filled with new faction quests, settlements, lethal creatures and dungeons. Become more powerful with new, higher-level armor and weapons. The choices are all yours.
Stay tuned for more details on even more add-ons to be released in 2016, and on free updates like Mods which is now available on PC. Mods will be coming to Xbox One players later this month and to PlayStation 4 players in June.
April 22, 2016 – CD PROJEKT RED, creator of The Witcher games series, announces the release of new screenshots from the upcoming expansion to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine.
“I can already tell you Blood and Wine is a fascinating story, with every sort of twist and turn you’d expect from our writers,” said Marcin Momot, Senior Social Media and Community Coordinator, CD PROJEKT RED. “Toussaint, the new realm we’re creating for the expansion, is unlike anything you’ve seen in Wild Hunt – carefree and colorful, but your gut never stops telling you that there’s some real dark stuff happening underneath all that,” Momot adds. “We’ll be revealing more information in May however, to sweeten the wait, here are some fresh screenshots from the expansion!”
Additionally, the studio would like to inform that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt development team members will participate in a PAX East 2016 panel entitled: GWENT-Ception: Does a Game Within a Game, Make a Game a Better Game. The panel can be watched live on Saturday, 2PM EST, on Twitch.
Moenchengladbach/Germany, April 11th, 2016 – Publisher astragon and the still alive studios developer team are happy to announce today the release of the MAN Lion’s City A 47 M DLC for Bus Simulator 16 on Steam™. In addition to the official licensed MAN bus the first official extension will also offer three new decals, three ads as well as three brand new songs for the bus radio.
In Bus Simulator 16 the player slips into the role of a bus company owner in the city of Sunny Springs. Thanks to the new DLC he will not only have access to the 6 originally modeled city buses of the main game, but will also have the opportunity to sit behind the steering wheel of an official licensed MAN Lion’s City A 47 M. This bus by the well known German bus and truck manufacturer MAN is a small and extremely maneuverable vehicle that every fan of this genre will be happy to add to his fleet!
In addition to the new bus the DLC will also offer access to three new decals for the decoration of the player’s buses as well as three new ad banners. The ads will not only serve as a visual enhancement of the buses, but also as an additional source of income for the bus company, while the three new songs for the game’s bus radio will not only be enjoyable to the player but also to the virtual passengers during their cummute.
The official Bus Simulator 16: MAN Lion’s City A 47 M DLC is now available on Steam™ for 1,99 EUR / 1,99 USD / 1,59 GBP. The main game Bus Simulator 16 is available now for PC and Mac for 24.99 EUR/26.99 USD/18.99 GBP (RRP) in retail and as digital download.
April 14, 2016 – It’s our pleasure to announce that Grip Digital, together with Teotl Studios, is releasing a huge, new and completely free piece of content “The Highpoint Expansion”. The Xbox One version is coming on Friday, 15th April and Steam / GOG version has just been released on 13th April.
In “The Highpoint Expansion” the player will explore the new and very vertical Highpoint island, along with its accompanying massive cave level. Tons of new content is added in this free expansion, with over three hours worth of additional story and gameplay including a new cave look, acid lakes, dozens of strange flying orbs, a monstrous creature, and, last but not least, a massive windmill.
The plot thickens as the player ventures ever deeper into the world of The SolusProject and begins to understand even more of what has happened on the planet.
Alongside the new content a large new patch is included fixing known bugs and balancing dozens of existing features. The game is still part of the Xbox Game Preview Program, Steam Early Access and GOG Games in Development so players can leave feedback for the developers if they find any issues and help them to make the game ready for the full release in May. They can use any contact method directly in the game for reporting the bugs.
Highpoint Expansion is now available for free on Steam and GOG. Xbox One version is coming on Friday, 15th April.
April 13, 2016 – Activision Publishing, Inc., Nickelodeon and independent developer PlatinumGames Inc. have revealed two new sets of cosmetic character DLC that will be available to those who pre-order the upcoming third-person action game Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™: Mutants in Manhattan.
Those who pre-order Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan from GameStop will receive four unique Rock N Roll costumes for Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo to wear in game, while pre-orders from the PlayStation®Store, Xbox Games Store and Steam will earn four distinctive Samurai skins.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan is a fast and shell-shocking team brawler that pits players against the many menacing minions of the Foot Clan, as well as fan-favorite villains like Shredder, General Krang, Karai, Bebop, Rocksteady, Armaggon, Wingnut and Slash. Protect the streets of New York City alone or with up to four players in online co-op. The game features stylish 3D cel-shaded visuals and an original story with comic attitude from IDW Publishing series author Tom Waltz.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan is expected to launch in North America on May 24 as a retail and digital release on the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Windows PC via Steam.
April 13, 2016 – Fallout 4’s second add-on, Wasteland Workshop, is available today for download worldwide on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC for $4.99! You can check out the trailer here.
With the Wasteland Workshop, design and set cages to capture live creatures – from raiders to Deathclaws! Tame them or have them face off in battle, even against your fellow settlers. The Wasteland Workshop also includes a suite of new design options for your settlements like nixie tube lighting, letter kits, taxidermy and more!
Expand the capabilities of settlements with Wasteland Workshop, then in May, travel beyond the Commonwealth to Maine for Far Harbor – the largest landmass Bethesda Game Studios has ever created for post-release content.
Stay tuned for more details on even more add-ons to be released in 2016 and on free updates like the Creation Kit, which will allow you to create mods on the PC and then share and play them across all platforms, including consoles.