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Razer Announces Wildcat Xbox One Controller


SEATTLE, WA (Pax Prime 2015) – Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the launch of the Razer Wildcat for Xbox One, a pro-gamer-validated, tournament-grade, console controller with four multi-function buttons added to the conventional array, which allows gamers to re-bind any button on the controller for easy access.

25% lighter than other tournament grade controllers, the Razer Wildcat for Xbox One features an ergonomic shape to increase actuation speed and a quick control panel that allows users to create dedicated button layout profiles for different games on the fly.

“The Razer Wildcat for Xbox One is the third generation Razer Xbox controller and the result of years working with eSports athletes on many prototypes,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “The lightest tournament-grade controller in its class with additional remappable buttons gives gamers an incredible edge.”

Designed with the feedback of eSports athletes, the Razer Wildcat for Xbox One offers unrivalled durability with reinforced high carbon steel analog stick necks, removable aircraft-grade aluminum triggers, and optional palm grips and analog stick grip caps.

Product Features:

  • 2 shoulder Hyperesponse Multi-Function bumpers
  • 2 removable Hyperesponse Multi-Function triggers
  • 4 Hyperesponse ABXY action buttons
  • 4 button Quick Control Panel
  • Optional trigger stops for rapid fire
  • 3.5 mm audio port for stereo audio output and microphone input
  • Optional rubber palm grips
  • Optional analog stick grip caps
  • Carrying case
  • Detachable 3 m / 10 ft. lightweight braided fiber cable with Micro-USB connector
  • Approximate size : 106 mm / 4.17 in. (Length) x 156 mm / 6.14 in. (Width) x 66 mm / 2.60 in. (Height)
  • Approximate weight (without cable) : 260 gm / 0.57 lbs

Price:   U.S. $149.99 / EUR €179.99


Razerzone.com – October 2015

Worldwide – October 2015

Razer Announces New Nabu with Awesome Zombie Commercial


SEATTLE (PAX Prime 2015) – Razer, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the launch of its Razer Nabu smartband. A two-and-half minute zombie survival guide commercial produced by Razer will inaugurate a marketing campaign that highlights the benefits of “living smarter” with Nabu.

Interested parties may check out the “Five Rules of Zombie Survival” spot here:

“When we originally announced the Razer Nabu at CES 2014, we received a ton of feedback on features that users enjoyed and aspects that needed improvement,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “We re-designed the Razer Nabu with that feedback, including a change in the placement of the button for a more intuitive user experience. The zombie video we’ve made is a fun way for us to commemorate the re-launch of one of our most anticipated products with the fans who helped make it a reality.”

Razer will celebrate its next generation of wearable products at PAX Prime in Seattle this weekend by giving away 2,000 exclusive PAX Blue Nabu X smartbands to gamers at the expo.

Both Nabu and Nabu X will receive major updates through a new companion app that will be compatible with both devices. The new companion app comes with a vibrant UI for a clearer, more motivating picture of the user’s daily activity, as well as advanced auto-sleep tracking algorithms, amongst other new features. Current Nabu X users can download the beta version of the companion app at www.razerzone.com/nabu-x from today.

A unique band-to-band communication technology is built into the Razer Nabu. Users will be able to display fitness tracking and smartphone notifications directly on their wrist via a discreet OLED screen. To find out more about the Razer Nabu, please visit www.razerzone.com/nabu.

PRICE: $99.99


Pre-order – Opens Sept 15th
Shipping – October 2015


Compatible with: iOS devices – iPhone 5, 5S, 5C, 6 and Android 4.3-and-up devices
Lithium-polymer battery with up to 6 days life

Display and sensors:

OLED 128×16 single color
3-axis accelerometer
Cylindrical vibration motor


Pairing via Bluetooth Low Energy
Nabu companion app downloadable on Google Play Store and Apple iTunes

Square Enix PAX Prime 2015 Game Line-up and Events


LOS ANGELES (August 20, 2015) – Square Enix® today announced its lineup for Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) Prime 2015, coming to Seattle Aug. 28 – 31, 2015. This year’s lineup features stand-out titles, including the first US playable demo for Just Cause® 3 – Avalanche Studios’ vast open-world action adventure experience, the soon to be released Lara Croft® GO – the latest puzzle experience from Square Enix Montréal, and the continuing episodic experience, Life is Strange™. Fans will be able to get hands-on with some of the publisher’s biggest titles, including FINAL FANTASY® XIV: Heavensward™, FINAL FANTASY XV –EPISODE DUSCAE™- 2.0, FINAL FANTASY EXPLORERS®and DRAGON QUEST HEROES®: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below™. All games in the lineup will be playable at Booth #3646.

SQUARE ENIX will also host a number panels, giving fans the opportunity to interact and converse with the talented teams behind each game.

Let’s GO! Going from Hitman® GO to Lara Croft GO

Cerberus Theatre from Noon to 1 p.m., August 28
Join moderator Greg Miller and key developers behind Hitman GO and Lara Croft GO as they take a deep dive in the process of crafting innovative mobile games from big AAA franchises. They will discuss the challenges of distilling the complex universes of well-known PC/console games and transforming them into unique experiences for completely different platforms. Panelists will include three members of the Square Enix Montreal team: Daniel Lutz, Game Director, Antoine Routon, Lead Engineer, and Thierry Doizon, studio Art Director.


Sphinx Theatre from 3 to 4 p.m., August 28
Join Avalanche Studios’ Fred Hooper (Lead VFX artist) and Niklas Norin (Lead AI Designer) alongside Havok’s Cormac O’Brien as they reveal how their technology and expertise combines to create the incredible destruction and chaos that lies at the heart of Just Cause 3. Hosted by Greg Miller, you’ll learn exactly how they created the beautiful 400 square mile sandbox packed with possibility, compelling enemies and the largest, most realistic explosions and destruction ever seen in a videogame.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided® – Bringing Adam Jensen to life

Sphinx Theatre from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., August 28
Greg Miller hosts Jean-Francois Dugas, Jonathan Jacques-Belletête and Elias Toufexis, respectively Executive Game Director, Executive Art Director and the actor for Adam Jensen on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. They will provide insight on what it takes to fully realize a character such as Adam Jensen, an augmented covert agent, on the new generation of consoles and PC. While Elias will share his thoughts on doing mocap and recording dialogues, our developers will dive into his story and design, as well as their goals for the experience of playing as Adam Jensen in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. You will also get the opportunity to ask them questions about the game and their careers in the video game industry.


Hydra Theatre from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., August 28
Twitch: www.twitch.tv/SquareEnixPresents
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/SquareEnixPresents
Join HITMAN Art Director Jonathan Rowe and Lead Writer Michael Vogt for an hour long journey into the design philosophy behind the visual and narrative universe of the world of assassination. Hosted by Game Informer’s Mike Futter, the pair will delve into the process behind the creation of the trademark living, breathing world of HITMAN and give numerous insights and examples into the design process for visual and narrative storytelling in a world where the main character says very little. How does art direction and story design impact the player experience in a complex game like HITMAN? The panel will end with a playthrough demo of the ‘Showstopper’ mission from the upcoming HITMAN game as well as a moderated Q&A.

FINAL FANTASY XIV®: Koji & Soken’s Wild Ride

Grand Hyatt Seattle Hydra Room 12:00 p.m. – 1:00p.m., Saturday, August 29
Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/finalfantasyxiv
Join FINAL FANTASY XIV Sound Director Masayoshi Soken and Localization Lead Michael-Christopher Koji Fox as they discuss the music and lore of FINAL FANTASY XIV! What does Soken have up his sleeve? You won’t want to miss out.


Grand Hyatt Seattle Hydra Room 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Saturday, August 29
Twitch: www.twitch.tv/SquareEnixPresents
Fans will be in for a treat as FINAL FANTASY XV Director Hajime Tabata will be taking the stage in North America for the first time at PAX Prime as part of the ongoing Active Time Reports. In addition to sharing a few personal stories about the development of the game, he will be sharing some insights into the recently revealed trailer. Join us on Saturday as we discuss one of the most highly anticipated games from Square Enix.

Lara Croft GO Launch Event

There will be a launch party at the Hard Rock Café co-hosted by IGN on Friday, August 28 starting at 7 PM to celebrate the recent launch of Lara Croft GO. PAX Prime attendees can check out the game and chat with the Square Enix Montreal development team while visiting the Lara Croft GO fan art contest gallery, organized in collaboration with Child’s Play. While you’re there, why not grab a traditional Montreal poutine!

HITMAN: Put a Hit on Cancer

Square Enix, HITMAN, and GameChanger are partnering up to put a hit on cancer, and need PAX attendees to become Agent 47®. Come to the pop-up barbershop at the Square Enix booth where you can shave your head to resemble Agent 47’s iconic bald look. For each head shaved at the show, Square Enix will donate $47 to GameChanger Charity and their mission of supporting children battling cancer.

For those who want to participate but prefer the hair-keeping role of a handler, you can still put a hit on cancer and receive a free Steam code for Hitman Absolution® by simply making a donation of at least $1.00 to GameChanger Charity.

Visit www.47vsCancer.org to make your donation, receive your game code and join Agent 47 in support of children with cancer.

Additionally, limited quantities of the FINAL FANTASY XIV “Before the Fall” original soundtrack and the “From Astral to Umbral” arrangement album will be available for purchase at the booth.

Event SRP: $50 (Sales Tax included)
The “Before the Fall” soundtrack features music from FINAL FANTASY XIV Patch 2.2 through 2.5 and includes a bonus code for an exclusive in-game “The Primogs” minion, a set of five musical moogles.


Event SRP: $40 (Sales Tax included)
Popular songs from FINAL FANTASY XIV have been transformed into splendid band and piano arrangements in this album. This is the first official arrangement album for the title.

The full lineup of titles from Square Enix include:


Platform: PC, PlayStation®4, Xbox One
Developer: Avalanche Studios
Available: 12/1/15
Summary: The Mediterranean republic of Medici is suffering under the brutal control of General Di Ravello, a dictator with an insatiable appetite for power. Enter Rico Rodriguez, a man on a mission to destroy the General’s hold on power by any means necessary. With over 400 square miles of complete freedom from sky to seabed and a huge arsenal of weaponry, gadgets and vehicles, prepare to unleash chaos in the most creative and explosive ways you can imagine.


Platform: Android, iOS
Developer: Square Enix Montreal
Available: 8/27/15
Summary: Lara Croft GO expands the turn-based puzzle gameplay and takes you on an adventure set in a long-forgotten world. Explore the ruins of an ancient civilization, discover hidden secrets and face deadly challenges as you uncover the myth of the Queen of Venom. PAX Prime attendees will witness a never-before-seen take on the iconic franchise featuring challenging gameplay, gorgeous visuals and a mesmerizing soundtrack, all at your fingertips.


Platform: PC, PlayStation®3 system, PlayStation®4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Developer: DONTNOD
Available: Now Available (Episodes 1 – 4)
Summary: Developed by DONTNOD Entertainment, the Paris-based studio who released their debut game REMEMBER ME™ last year the game takes place in the fictional town of Arcadia Bay, Oregon, where senior student Max Caulfield returns after a 5 year absence. Reunited with her former friend Chloe, the pair begin to uncover the uncomfortable truth behind the disappearance of fellow student Rachael Amber.

DRAGON QUEST HEROES: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below

Platform: PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system
Developer: Omega Force from Koei Tecmo Games
ESRB: T for Teen
Available: October 13, 2015
DRAGON QUEST®, one of the most iconic RPG series from Japan, will be transformed into a full-scale action RPG in the West. Players must rise up against insurmountable odds, challenge swarms of enemies and conquer gigantic monsters. It is filled with characters and monsters designed by world-renowned artist Akira Toriyama. Also, Yuji Horii, director and creator of DRAGON QUEST®, and Koichi Sugiyama, the renowned composer closely tied to the series, are closely involved in bringing this title to life. Fans can stop by the “Slime Wall,” a physical wall on display at the booth, where fans can squash and defeat the horde of slimes. In addition, the demo area allows fan to take on and challenge the all-mighty monster, Gigantes.


Platform: Nintendo 3DS
Developer: Square Enix
ESRB: Rating Pending
Available: January 26, 2016
FINAL FANTASY EXPLORERS focuses on cooperative play with friends and utilizes a refined party system allowing Explorers to master over 20 new and familiar jobs—including Knight, Monk, Black Mage and White Mage—to defeat the realm’s mightiest monsters and even recruit them for battle. Players will have the ability to call upon the powers of eidolons like Ifrit and Bahamut, as well as transform into other legendary characters from the FINAL FANTASY series via the Trance feature.


Platform: PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Windows PC
Developer: Square Enix
ESRB: T for Teen
Available: Now
Face off against one of the new bosses in FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward – Ravana- in the Primal Battle Challenge and win an exclusive “I BEAT RAVANA” T-shirt.  Heavensward expands the critically acclaimed MMO FINAL FANTASY XIV with a an all-new storyline surrounding the city of Ishgard and the Dragonsong War, a brand new race, new jobs and more.


Platform: Xbox One® the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system
Developer: Square Enix
ESRB: Rating Pending
Available: Now
The update to the FINAL FANTASY XV -EPISODE DUSCAE- demo features improved mechanics, fresh character interactions, new team combo attacks, additional side quests and a battle with the monstrous catoblepas, FINAL FANTASY XV -EPISODE DUSCAE- 2.0 follows the journey of crown prince Noctis and his trusted party as they wander the unpaved, expansive Duscae region in search of a way to Cauthess.

Ninja Gaiden 3 Ryu Statue Variants for PAX Prime


LOS ANGELES, Calif., – Leading toy manufacturer Multiverse Studio Inc. revealed today that two new exclusive variants of the critically acclaimed Ninja Gaiden® 3 Ryu Hayabusa statue will be available exclusively from ThinkGeek. Visit the ThinkGeek booth at PAX Prime 2015 (Booth Sky9) to get your limited edition Ryu Hayabusa Bludgeoning variant and Retro Blue variant.

Each variant statue is limited to 100 pieces.

PAX Prime 2015 is happening August 28th through August 31st, 2015 in Seattle Washington.


The Retro Blue Ryu Hayabusa variant statue features:

  • Dual Katanas
  • Blue Paint Scheme


The Bludgeoning Staff Ryu Hayabusa variant statue features:

  • Lunar Staff with Sheathed Katana
  • Extra Blood and Gore

For more information about upcoming Ninja Gaiden products, please visit http://www.multiverse-studio.com/products/ryu-hayabusa.html

The Gallery: Call of the Starseed HTC Vive Demo at PAX Prime

The Gallery: Call of the Starseed screenshot

The Gallery: Call of the Starseed screenshot

Vancouver Island, August 19, 2015  –  Attendees of PAX Prime 2015 will get an exclusive look at The Gallery: Call of the Starseed, a launch title for the HTC Vive.

Channeling inspiration from magical 1980s fantasy adventures, Call of the Starseed is the first step in the episodic journey of The Gallery, a VR adventure that takes place through both realistic and fantastical environments as you set out in search of your sister, Elsie. As Alex, you must walk through Elsie’s footsteps in order to unravel the mystery of her unexpected disappearance, all the while uncovering a much greater narrative.

Watch the PAX Teaser trailer here: 

Through partnerships with industry giants Intel, HTC, Nvidia and Maingear, a very special demonstration of The Gallery will be shown by Cloudhead Games at PAX Prime at the spacious Portland Room of the Grand Hyatt Hotel — located just across from the Washington State Convention Center. Players will have the opportunity to test out one of the first full-experiences for HTC’s Vive VR technology.

This will also mark the first time that developer’s exciting new Blink locomotion technology will be available to the public; an innovative, nausea-free locomotive technology that scales spatially, and offers a play experience catered to your environment. Once relegated to science fiction, experience this immersive consumer technology with the HTC Vive at PAX Prime.

In addition to being available during the duration of the show, Cloudhead Games is offering 8 lucky winners a pass to Jump the Q at Pax Prime, putting winners on the fast track to the future of VR media.

Just Follow or Like Cloudhead Games on Twitter or Facebook to be entered to win. 2 winners will be announced each day.

Official Website: www.cloudheadgames.com
Game Site: www.thegallerygame.com

King’s Quest Update News to Reveal at PAX Prime


SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Aug. 20, 2015 – Sierra™ and independent developer The Odd Gentlemen are excited to announce today that the initial details for the second chapter of the newKing’s Quest™ will be revealed to the world public at a special panel event at PAX Prime.

The “Adventure Games Revival: King’s Quest Rebirth and Reveal” panel will take place on Friday, Aug. 28 at 3 p.m. in the Wyvern Theatre. In a discussion moderated by gaming journalist Geoff Keighley, Creative Director Matt Korba and Producer Lindsey Rostal of The Odd Gentlemen will explore the cherished origins and modern renaissance of adventure games. Actress Zelda Williams*, voice of Amaya Blackstone, will also be present as a special guest panelist. The group will delve into the highlights and challenges of reimagining one of the genre’s most treasured names before pulling the curtain back on King’s Quest’s next chapter, launching later this year.

The Odd Gentlemen will also be joined by indie developer FuturLab, creators of Velocity 2X, coming Aug. 19 to Xbox One and PC, to chat with fans at Sierra’s Booth #6015 during PAX Prime.

Sierra released a new gameplay trailer today celebrating the enthusiastic reception King’s Quest’s debut chapter – titled “A Knight to Remember” – has received since it arrived late last month. As an old King Graham shares tales from his youth with his curious granddaughter Gwendolyn, the game transports players back in time to experience the charming characters, puzzles and wit behind Graham’s greatest untold stories.

The first chapter of King’s Quest is now available as a digital title on the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems through the PlayStation®Store, Xbox One and Xbox 360 on the Xbox Games Store, and Windows PC via Steam for $9.99. It is rated E10+ (Everyone 10 and Up) by the ESRB. To keep up with the latest news as the second chapter approaches, please visit www.sierra.com, and follow Sierra on Facebook and Twitter.

*Panelists subject to change.

Ubisoft Unveils PAX Prime 2014 Lineup


SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 21, 2014 – Today, Ubisoft® announced its PAX Prime lineup featuring Assassin’s Creed® Unity, Assassin’s Creed® Rogue, The Crew™, Toy Soldiers: War Chest, Far Cry® 4 and Tetris® Ultimate. Attendees will also have an opportunity to compete in a wide variety of games with The Next Level, Ubisoft’s inclusive competition initiative, and collect several unique PAX Prime items, including PAX pins for The Crew, Far Cry 4 and The Next Level during PAX Prime running from August 29 to September 1 in Seattle, Washington.

PAX Prime attendees can visit the Assassin’s Creed booth (#642) for an exclusive preview of the two upcoming Assassin’s Creed titles: Assassin’s Creed Unity and Assassin’s Creed Rogue. For the first time in PAX history, attendees can see the costumes of some of their favorite Assassins on display in the Assassin’s Creed booth, including Ezio Auditore de Firenze, Aveline de Grandpré and Arno Victor Dorian.

Assassin’s Creed Unity, available on next-gen consoles and PC, transforms players into Arno, a deft Assassin living in Paris during the height of the French Revolution. Assassin’s Creed Rogue, available on current-gen consoles, follows the story of Shay, a Master Assassin turned Templar who hunts down assassins across the North Atlantic Ocean and New York City during the Seven Years’ War.

The Crew, a massive open world action-driving game, will offer a hands-on demo at booth #832, allowing players to get behind the wheel and drive across the picturesque United States.

The recently announced Toy Soldiers: War Chest will be playable for fans for the first time at booth #832. A mix of tower defense and strategy, players will select their army and choose between commanding the German Empire, led by Kaiser Wilhelm, or the Star Power army, led by the whimsical hero Starbright, to defend their toy box against waves of enemies.

The Far Cry 4 booth, #612, will allow players to step into the alluring yet dangerous world of Kyrat. A hands-on demo of Shangri-La, a new mode and the Himalayas Snow Mission will be playable. Come by the Far Cry 4 booth for daily giveaways and an experience fans will be sure to remember.

Tetris Ultimate will be the subject of two events on Sunday, August 31, a panel and an autograph session. “Tetris: The Video Game That Changed the World” will take place from 3 pm to 4 pm in the Hedgehog Theatre at the Grand Hyatt. Sit down with Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov and Ubisoft developers for a deep dive into the franchise’s global impact, personal anecdotes from the last 30 years and a look to the future with its latest iteration, Tetris Ultimate. Alexey Pajitnov will also be holding a meet-and-greet autograph session from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Paramount Theatre, located at 911 Pine Street.

The Next Level, the inclusive competition initiative from Ubisoft, will celebrate its first anniversary with daily competitions challenging participants to show their skills in a variety of games, including the highly anticipated Far Cry 4. Attendees can also enter the PAX Passport Challenge and fans at home can enter online at www.tnlvl.com. Watch or participate in the competition at The Next Level booth, #632, or tune into the live stream event at www.twitch.tv/thenextlevel.

Pre-Order Incentives

Attendees can also take advantage of pre-order incentives for some of Ubisoft’s biggest games at the show. Pre-orders for Assassin’s Creed Unity and Assassin’s Creed Rogue, The Crew and Far Cry 4 include a free t-shirt.

Visit the UbiBlog (www.ubiblog.com) for exclusive news and features from PAX Prime

Wargaming.net Unveils PAX Prime 2014 Lineup


August 21, 2014 — Wargaming today announced its presence at PAX Prime 2014, taking place in Seattle, Washington August 29th through September 1st. Located at booth 3617, Wargaming team will offer a variety of exciting entertainment, prizing, and gameplay activities for show attendees.

On display and playable will be the global phenomenon World of Tanks for the PC, the award-winning World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition, the flight combat MMO World of Warplanes and the recently launched and critically acclaimed World of Tanks Blitz for iOS devices. In addition, PAX Prime 2014 will also mark the very first North American hands-on for Wargaming’s highly anticipated naval combat title World of Warships, brought to the show in a special behind closed doors experience.

The fun will also continue with a full schedule of stage activities, interviews, and special guests, complete with prizing from partners such as Plantronics, Intel, J!NX, Razer and more. The festivities will also be livestreamed on the Wargaming official Twitch channel, where stream viewers will get their own chance to walk away with prizes and bonus codes.

Wargaming will also bring to Seattle the conclusion of the Wargaming.net League North American eSports finals. Scheduled to take place at the Showbox SoDo in Seattle on August 30th from 5:00 PM to 11:30 PM, the event will pit the top World of Tanks players in the Americas against each other for a chance to win a share of a $100,000 prize pool as well as the chance to attend the global Grand Finals in 2015. Attendees will not only get to see some of the country’s best players prove their skills, but also walk away with premium tanks and other swag to be given out throughout the event. For fans not at PAX Prime 2014, the entirety of the competition will also be streamed at the Wargaming.net League channel on Twitch.

Square Enix PAX 2014 Lineup


SEATTLE (Aug. 21, 2014) – Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX interactive entertainment products in the Americas, is inviting fans to come experience their upcoming lineup at this year’s PAX Prime, taking place in Seattle, WA from August 29 to September 1.

Attendees will get the chance to play the latest titles from Square Enix’s impressive roster of role-playing games, including the musical rhythm RPG THEATRHYTHM FINAL FANTASY CURTAIN CALL™, the HD-remastered compilation KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.5 ReMIX, and the recent releasesDRAGON QUEST™ VIII: Journey of the Cursed King™ and DRAGON QUEST IV: Chapters of the Chosen™ for mobile devices.

Fans can also experience other major titles from Square Enix, such as, Lara Croft® and the Temple of Osiris™, the sequel to Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light; the team-based multiplayer action game Nosgoth™; and massively competitive mobile title Hitman: Sniper™.

Fans of the Hitman franchise will also have the opportunity to participate in Hitman: Snipertournaments that will be held hourly in the Square Enix booth. At the end of each day, the player with the highest score from all of the tournaments, will have their high-score integrated into the final game at launch with a special elite treatment.

There will also be a special Hitman: Sniper community event held by Unity and Square Enix Montréal at the Hard Rock Café on Friday, August 29th from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Grand Prize winner at the community event will win an impressive prize package, which includes the opportunity to be integrated into the game as a villain for Agent 47 to eliminate with their custom 3D model.

PAX Prime attendees can visit the Hitman: Sniper community event at the address below:

Friday, August 29
8 p.m. – 11 p.m. (Tournament Period)
8 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Event Period)

Hard Rock Café
116 Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101

To check out what Square Enix has to offer at PAX Prime 2014, please visit the Square Enix Booth atBooth #3630.

The full lineup includes:
HD Consoles and PC Lineup

Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation®4, Windows PC
Developer: Crystal Dynamics
ESRB: T (Teen)
Available: December 9, 2014

Developed by Crystal Dynamics, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. In her new adventure, Lara Croft travels to Egypt and must join forces with rival treasure hunter Carter Bell and imprisoned gods Horus and Isis, to defeat the evil god Set. Featuring a four-player co-op story, players must work together to explore the temple, defeat hordes of enemies from the Egyptian underworld, solve devious puzzles, and avoid deadly traps. All the while, players will compete for treasure, powerful artifacts, and ultimate bragging rights.

Platform: PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system
Developer: Square Enix
ESRB: E10+ (Everyone 10+)
Available: December 2, 2014

KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.5 ReMIX is a fully remastered HD compilation of KINGDOM HEARTS II FINAL MIX and KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep FINAL MIX. Both games will be available for the first time in North America for the PlayStation®3 system. Theatrical cut-scenes from KINGDOM HEARTS Re:coded will also be included in the compilation. The game is a follow-up to last year’s KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 ReMIX and will also lead into the highly anticipated KINGDOM HEARTS III.

Platform: Windows PC
Developer: Psyonix
ESRB: Rating Pending
Available: In Closed Beta

Nosgoth is an upcoming free-to-play multiplayer experience from the Legacy of Kain series of video games, involving humans and vampires locked in a bloody struggle against one another. Players can play both as Humans and Vampires in the game, level up individual classes and purchase upgrades to further power up your character.

Handheld and Mobile Lineup

Platform: Nintendo 3DS™ system
Developer: indieszero Co., Ltd.
ESRB: T (Teen)
Available: September 16, 2014

Combining hallmark FINAL FANTASY music with role playing game (RPG) elements, the newTHEATRHYTHM FINAL FANTASY CURTAIN CALL is bursting with new content, including the new “Versus Mode” where players can now compete head-to-head with friends and other players. The game also includes 221 songs and over 60 playable characters from the entire FINAL FANTASY series. Players can relive nostalgic moments as they tap their way through key FINAL FANTASY events, field themes and battle arrangements.

Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: Square Enix Montréal
Age Rating: 17+
Available: Winter

Hitman: Sniper is an upcoming free-to-play, massively competitive sniper game. Take on the role of Agent 47 and scope in on your marks using skill, subtlety, smarts and subterfuge to complete your contracts. Spend your hard earned blood money on a wealth of powerful rifles and authentic, game-changing upgrades. Engage your friends in leaderboard driven challenges and prove you have what it takes to be the deadliest marksman around.

DRAGON QUEST VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: Square Enix
Available: Now

DRAGON QUEST VIII: Journey of the Cursed King is now ported for the first time to mobile phones and tablets. As the first game in the series with 3D graphics,  DRAGON QUEST VIII: Journey of the Cursed King lets mobile players revisit a beautiful world filled with vast grassy fields, snow-capped mountains, daunting dungeons and restless seas. Players can slide their screens to pan the camera in a full 360 degrees around the character. In addition,  DRAGON QUEST VIII: Journey of the Cursed King features the original title’s revolutionary synthesizer score, orchestrated by the series’ long time music composer Koichi Sugiyama.

DRAGON QUEST IV: Chapters of the Chosen
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: Square Enix
Available: Now

DRAGON QUEST IV: Chapters of the Chosen was originally released in Japan on the Family Computer System in 1990, and later on the PlayStation and Nintendo DS™ system. Compiling five chapters to create one epic story, traveling in a large party on a wagon, and issuing commands that allow party members to fight using their own AI has made the game a sensational hit. The mobile version includes the party conversation feature which is new for North American fans. Players can talk to their party to receive various responses throughout their adventures and experience the first game in the Zenethian Saga with the unique chapter based story system.

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

D3Publisher Announces PAX Prime Lineup


D3Publisher has released its list of games showing at PAX Prime this weekend. Check ’em out!

  • Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW! – In a completely new storyline and adventure featuring the voices of the show’s most popular characters. Fans will have to save the Candy Kingdom by exploring the mysteries surrounding a massive Secret Royal Dungeon deep below the Land of Ooo.
  • Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby In 8-Bit Land – Regular Show makes its first foray into the video game world when Mordecai and Rigby get transported into some of their favorite video games. The duo will have to use their best skills and unique abilities to traverse the various challenges to escape and return home in this ‘eggscellent’ journey.
  • Earth Defense Force 2025 – This action shooting bonanza from D3Publisher arms players with more weapons than ever before! Players will have the experience of their lives as they form elite soldier classes to send on a global quest to protect the world from alien invasion.