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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Screenshots and Achievements

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Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions revealed new screenshots, achievements, and trophies for their upcoming Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor achievements and trophies:

  •        A Graug’s Heel (10 GP): Capitalize on a Warchief’s fear
  •        A Mighty Doom (10 GP): Acquire a level 25 rune
  •        A New Master (15 GP): Brand a Captain while in combat
  •        And it Burns, Burns, Burns (15 GP): Use the detonate ability to burn 50 Uruks
  •        Bearer of the Shining Lamp (20 GP): Collect 100 percent of the Ithildin
  •        Black Celebration (15 GP): Poison a captain at his own feast
  •        Burning Vengeance (15 GP): Perform an execution on a flaming berserker
  •        Crowned with Living Light (10 GP): Collect 50 percent of the Ithildin
  •        Divide and Conquer (15 GP): Eliminate the bodyguards of two Warchiefs, then draw them out and kill them
  •        Fire of Justice (30 GP): Complete all Urfael Legend Missions
  •        Fly you fools! (10 GP): Make 20 Uruks flee by dropping Morgai Fly nests
  •        Height of Despair (10 GP): Use Strike From Above while at least 60 feet above the target
  •        Iron of Death (10 GP): Issue a Death Threat, and then successfully kill the target
  •        Jaws of Death (10 GP): Attract caragors with bait five times.
  •        Legend of Shadow (10 GP): Complete a Dagger Mission and begin growing the legend of Acharn
  •        Legend of Vengeance (15 GP): Complete a Sword Mission and begin growing the legend of Urfael
  •        Legend of the Maker (10 GP): Complete a Bow Mission and begin growing the legend of Azkâr
  •        Liberator (30 GP): Complete all Outcast Rescue Missions
  •        Lord and Master (10 GP): Brand all five Warchiefs
  •        Master of the Wilds (20 GP): Complete all Hunting Challenges
  •        Memories of Eregion (20 GP): Activate all Forge Towers
  •        No Power in Numbers (10 GP): Help a Captain survive a Recruitment Power Struggle, and then kill him and all his new recruits
  •        Paid in Blood (20 GP): Unlock four Dagger Rune slots
  •        Paths of the Dead (20 GP): Collect 25 percent of the Artifacts
  •        Power Vacuum (10 GP): Kill all five Warchiefs before any Uruk takes their place
  •        Ranger of Ithilien (20 GP): Complete all Survivalist Challenges
  •        Repaid in Blood (10 GP): Complete a Vendetta Mission
  •        Rise and Fall (20 GP): After an Uruk kills Talion to become a Captain, help him become a Warchief, then kill him
  •        Scout of the Morannon (20 GP): Successfully complete a Survivalist Challenge
  •        Shadows of the Ancient Past (30 GP): Collect 100 percent of the Artifacts and listen to their memories
  •        Stinking Rebels (20 GP): Brand five Bodyguards of a Warchief, turning them against him in combat
  •        Strike True (20 GP): Unlock two Bow Rune slots
  •        The Cold Light (20 GP): Unlock three Sword Rune slots
  •        The Free Folk (15 GP): Complete an Outcast Rescue Mission
  •        The Last Shadow (30 GP): Complete all Acharn Legend Missions
  •        The Maker’s Bow (30 GP): Complete all Azkâr Legend Missions
  •        The Spirit of Mordor (20 GP): Start a Riot by commanding a Warchief to attack another Warchief
  •        The White Rider (15 GP): Liberate 30 slaves in 180 seconds while riding a caragor
  •        Thrill of the Hunt (20 GP): Successfully complete four Hunting Challenges
  •        Unleashed (10 GP): Free five caragors from cages
  •        You Will Obey (20 GP): Make an Uruk yours

PlayStation Exclusive:

  •        Master of Mordor: Platinum trophy for unlocking all achievements

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Grand Ages: Medieval Announced

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Ridgewood, NJ – Aug 11, 2014 – Kalypso Media is thrilled to announce that Grand Ages: Medieval is currently in development by Gaming Mind Studios and will be released in 2015 for PC. Being shown behind closed doors at gamescom 2014, Grand Ages: Medieval takes place in the High Middle Ages while Europe is in a period of huge change and rapid population growth. New frontiers are being explored and as the head of a small settlement it is up to you to lead your people from its beginnings as a small society and advance it through the years as you build it into an empire. Plot your conquests on a game map consisting of 30 million square kilometres; or decide where to found new cities and strategically defend key territories. Lead your people to greatness by raising an army, building a network of trade routes and getting the advantage over rival states by developing superior technology through research.

Kalypso Media has also release the debut trailer for Grand Ages: Medieval. Watch it below for your first look at how even the mightiest empires begin with small, but ambitious foundations.

About Grand Ages: Medieval

It is the year 1050 AD. At the beginning of the High Middle Ages development in Europe has seen an unprecedented level of progress and a rapidly growing population spreads across the length and breadth of the continent. New frontiers are explored, settlements founded and vast trading routes established. As the head of one of these small settlements, it falls upon you to lead your people towards greatness. Explore a vast world, gather resources, encounter other societies and use your trading expertise to expand and make your fortune. Found new cities, progress your nation with inventive technology and protect your trade routes against barbarian attacks until you are powerful enough to begin your conquest over Europe and forge a bold new empire.

Grand Ages: Medieval is a real-time strategy game from Gaming Minds. Lead your people and advance through the decades by utilising construction, research, expansion and conquest in an area extending from Scandinavia and North Africa; to Portugal, the Caucasus and the Middle East. Rise from the humble role of a simple mayor governing a small settlement and rule over all of Europe. Experience an exciting campaign with elaborately designed cut-scenes, play by your own rules in free play or test your skills in multiplayer against up to 8 players!

Features of Grand Ages: Medieval

  • Explore a gigantic game world of over 30 million square kilometres, plot strategically where to found important cities and defend your kingdom against foreign powers
  • Raise an army and fight your opponents with knights, archers and cavalry
  • Produce and trade 20 different goods to meet the demands of your citizens and soldiers: such as coal, fruits and pottery
  • Research and utilise 50 major technological advancement of the Middle Ages: including the three-field crop rotation, the low warp loom or the longbow
  • Face devastating natural disasters like storms, fires, volcanoes, droughts, earthquakes… or even the Black Death
  • Challenging Multiplayer Mode for up to 8 players via network and online

Grand Ages: Medieval is scheduled for release in 2015 for PC. For more information please visit the official website – http://www.grandages.com

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Dungeons II Announced for 2015

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Ridgewood, NJ – August 7, 2014 – If terrifying dungeons filled with hordes of loyal minions and underworld domination are your thing, then look no further! Leave your fear at the door and once again dare to enter the lair of the Dungeon Lord, as Kalypso Media announces that Dungeons 2 is currently in development by Realmforge Studios and scheduled for a 2015 release.

Sequel to the 2011 bestseller Dungeons, Dungeons 2 aims to take inspiration from the very best titles in the dungeon management/simulation genre and blend in its own trademark dark humor to deliver the most complete dungeon experience fans have been waiting for. To celebrate the return of the mighty Dungeon Lord Realmforge Studios has created a trailer that can be found below.

Watch the first trailer for Dungeons 2 here
Or download it here
Download the first Dungeons 2 screenshots here
Check out the official Dungeons 2 website here

The Dungeon Lord is back – and this time he’s serious! In Dungeons 2, fulfill the Dungeon Lord’s insatiable quest for vengeance by recruiting fearsome new monsters from all corners of the underworld in order to undertake his evil bidding. Taking over the underworld isn’t enough though – this time The Dungeon Lord will extend his dominion over the puny humans and attempt to conquer the overworld too!

Take control of the mighty Dungeon Lord and craft a network of unique and terrifying dungeons, recruit an army of fearsome creatures and command two new factions. Prepare to defend your Kingdom against those pesky heroes, go above ground to wage war on their human cities and use the ‘Hand of Terror’ to take direct control over your minions, issue commands, and even dish out a swift slap to keep them in line.The extensive campaign story mode is packed with even more of the dark humor which made the original Dungeons a hit and is peppered with numerous references to various fantasy books, movies and TV shows. Additionally, you can test your strength in four different game modes in multiplayer for up to four players with other Dungeon Lords over LAN or online.

Features of Dungeons 2:

  • Featuring a thrilling single player campaign with 2 playable factions, 26 unique creatures, multiple types of heroes and game modes, Dungeons 2 is the Dungeon Manager simulation game, you’ve been waiting for
  • Dungeons 2 offers unique gameplay: In the underworld, Dungeon manager simulation, and in the overworld, tactical real-time strategy
  • Thanks to the ‘Hand of Terror’ you can always keep control of your subordinates and give targeted commands
  • Leave the darkness of the underworld, and venture to the overworld and leave the beautiful cities of the humans in ruins
  • Four competitive multiplayer modes for up to four players via LAN and Internet

Dungeons 2 is scheduled for release in 2015 for PC, Mac and Linux via digital distribution and boxed retail. For more information please visit www.kalypsomedia.com

Mordheim: City of the Damned Screenshots

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July 24, 2014 — The development of Mordheim: City of the Damned, the first video game adaptation of the cult tabletop game, Mordheim, is going full steam ahead at developers Rogue Factor. Today, they’re taking a short break to share some new screenshots! Having previously unveiled the Skaven and the Human mercenaries, they are now revealing one of the next playable factions: the Sisters of Sigmar.

Mordheim: City of the Damned is a turn-based tactical game set in the Warhammer World’s doomed city, which blends elements of RPG, highly tactical turn-based combat and intricate unit customisation in a world overwhelmed by chaos and faction rivalry, and where the law of the strongest reigns supreme. Numerous factions are locked in battle in Mordheim, mainly for glory, fortune and power. Today’s images unveil the Sisters of Sigmar, one of the four playable factions of the game!

Made up exclusively of women, the Sisters of Sigmar fight in the City of the Damned for a very different reason than the other factions: whereas the mercenaries throughout the Old World are seeking the fame and fortune that the shards of Wyrdstone can grant them, and the Skaven covet the precious green shards for the power they contain, the Sisters of Sigmar are eager to find the Wyrdstones in order to hide it all, where it will not spread further into the Empire the wave of insanity that has engulfed Mordheim.

Riches and infamy await you late 2014 in Mordheim: City of the Damned!

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Afterfall Reconquest Coming to Steam Early Access

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July 21st  2014, Warsaw, Poland — After almost 3 years since Afterfall InSanity was released, gamers will finally get a chance to get back to the dark and dangerous post apocalyptic world. However Afterfall Reconquest, though set in the same universe, will be a completely different game than it’s predecessor, with a new, immersive storyline, believable characters and a completely new gameplay mechanics. All wrapped up into a story-driven action shooter with elements of RPG mechanics.

Check out the first AAA (After All Afterfall) Producer’s Diary here: After All Afterfall

In Afterfall Reconquest you’re stepping into a world after the outbreak of war. A war in which nuclear warheads weren’t the ultimate means of destruction, rather a stage in a self-made apocalypse. A new weapon was used. Nobody heard about the Entropy charges before the Day Zero and a few remained to tell the story after.

Only two groups of people managed to survive the apocalyptic conflict. The first consisted of the lucky ones who found shelter in one of the ‘sanctuary cities’ hidden deep in the mountains. Their luck, however, was the first resource to run out. Soon it became obvious that these havens weren’t self-sufficient. After a few years the resources started to deplete and when they finally ran dry, worn out and embittered survivors once again were forced to find a new place to call home.

Today, former inhabitants of the sanctuary cities descended into the valleys in search of fertile soil, clean water and resources to process into fuel and tools. Thus begins the RECONQUEST – slow and ardous process of taking the land back from mutants and wildlife and rebuilding the lost cities and civilization. As for the second group… their fate remains a mystery.

You are the Reaper. You don’t know how you and a few of your friends managed to survive the onslaught which wiped your family from the face of what’s left of the Earth. And you have one goal and one goal only – to avenge your parents. You don’t really care about factions roaming the earth and competing each other. As a Reaper you always worked alone trying not to get involved into politics. Traversing the wastelands on your ceaseless crusade against the mutants you stay in radio contact with other members of the group, exchanging information about dangers, discovered paths and settlements or any traces of mutants’ presence. However it soon turns out that your personal vendetta is just the beginning and trying to hunt down your personal enemy brings you to something you never wanted to get involved with…

Afterfall Reconquest is a story-driven action shooter with elements of RPG mechanics that takes place in the Afterfall universe. Divided into episodes, the game will first be available via Steam Early Access on the 24th of July 2014. Gamers will be able to buy the first episode, that’s about 1 hour long, for 6.99 EUR/USD.

We are really excited that Afterfall Reconquest will finally be available via Steam Early Access because this is something we’ve been working on hard for the past couple of months. We are really counting on gamers support and feedback about the game to learn what they like and what they don’t like, what should we improve or maybe what to add to make the game even better. We still have some time left until the release date so we’ll do our best to implement as many of those comments in the final game as possible. We do believe that even at this very early stage we were able to bring back Afterfall vibe and in the same time bring the gameplay experience to a whole new level. – said Tomasz Majka, Intoxicate Studios, Executive Producer.

You can check out the new screenshots below:

GAME MAIN FEATURES:

  • Afterfall universe
  • Detailed and extensive evironments
  • Post-apocalyptic setting
  • Big, semi-open world
  • An exciting and rich, immersive story
  • Living and breathing characters
  • Dynamic and challenging gameplay
  • Unforgatable comic style storytelling
  • Multiple, diverse opponents

More information about the game can be found on the official website: www.afterfall-reconquest.com and Facebook profile.

Woolfe: The Redhood Diaries Gets New Trailer

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June 30, 2014, Antwerp, Belgium – GRIN today revealed that Woolfe: The Redhood Diaries, its non-sugarcoated fairy tale platformer, will be showcased at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany from 13-17 August 2014.

GRIN will have a special playable build of Woolfe: The Redhood Diaries in the consumer area.

Woolfe: The Redhood Diaries is a unique interpretation of the French fairy tale, depicting a fearless Little Red Riding Hood as she embarks on a vendetta across a rich fantasy setting – including dangerous smoke-spewing factories, charming medieval villages and woodland landscapes twisted by evil forces.

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To celebrate the first public playtest of the early build of Woolfe: The Redhood Diaries, GRIN will be running a special ‘high score challenge’, with the top scorers having a chance of winning limited edition Woolfe Gamescom prizes. Cosplayers are also encouraged to turn up as Red Riding Hood and have their picture taken at the GRIN photo booth, with the best being shared through the Woolfe: The Redhood Diaries community channels.

GRIN founder and CEO Wim Wouters said:
“We’re excited that Gamescom will be the first time that the public will be able to play Woolfe: The Redhood Diaries. Whilst the single level demo is still very much pre-beta it should give Gamescom attendees a taste of what awaits them when Woolfe is released next year – we can’t wait to hear what the public thinks of our dark fairy tale!”

Woolfe: The Redhood Diaries is part of Microsoft’s ID@Xbox publishing program, was nominated for a Selected Projects award during Game Connection America 2014, and was fast-tracked through Steam Greenlight. Woolfe: The Redhood Diaries is scheduled for release on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC during Q1 2015.

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Raven’s Cry Screenshots and Karaoke Video

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Karlsruhe, June 27, 2014 – We have some brand-new screenshots for you today from the upcoming adventure RPG Raven’s Cry, as well as a raunchy pirate drinking song.

As you might imagine, manners in a pirate tavern are about as rough as the weather on the high seas. And after a successful raid, it’s no wonder that the men love nothing more than to celebrate with reckless abandon, squandering their hard-won earnings on rum, wenches, and gambling like there’s no tomorrow. And for some, there isn’t.

Our new Raven’s Cry karaoke video features these depraved sots singing their very own version of “Drunken Sailor”, known in those quarters as “Hangin’ Willie” (and for adult piratesonly!)

Along with last year’s “Sail with the Devil” video, the Raven’s Cry bonus will feature several more songs to sing along with – or whatever passes for singing.

Now you can celebrate too, because on October 14, 2014, Christopher Raven and his crew will be hoisting the black flag and arriving in ports the world over. Woe to those who stand in the way of Raven and his crew by not sharing this video! Oh, woe to them, Willie.

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Expedition One Launched for Take On Mars

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Prague, Czech Republic, Monday 23rd June 2014 — To resupply the first people on Mars, Bohemia Interactive today released a major content update for the Expedition One campaign of Take On Mars – the studio’s new space simulation game. The update delivers a manned scout buggy, mobile laboratory, an improved 3D printer, and many general fixes and improvements to the core game. The full changelog of the latest update is available at http://mars.takeonthegame.com/changelog.

Expedition One, which serves as the second part of Take On Mars’ Space Program campaign, provides players with the opportunity to take part in the first manned mission to the Red Planet. After they arrive on Mars, they will need to perform a multitude of scientific experiments, construct habitats spanning from shelters to entire installations, and search for viable sources of oxygen, water, and raw materials. Due to the limited amount of supplies the space shuttle can carry, one of the most significant challenges for the marsonauts will simply be surviving the harsh Martian environment. This means that participants will have to actively manage their oxygen levels, food stocks, grow plants, and operate drilling rigs in the search for new resources. Unpressurized and pressurized manned vehicles will be at their disposal to increase their mobility across the vast alien terrain.

To enlist for the Expedition One mission, people can sign up for Take On Mars’ Early Access program on Steam, where the game is currently available with a 15% Summer Sale discount (11.89 EUR/ 15.29 USD/ 10.19 GBP).

For more information on Take On Mars, please visit http://mars.takeonthegame.com/ and/or follow Take On Mars on Twitter and Facebook.

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Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution 2 iOS Release Date

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June 23, 2014 — the sequel to one of the most popular and award-winning, turn-based strategy games to hit the App Store*, is launching as a premium title on July 2 for iOS devices, including the iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini and iPod Touch. The title will be coming soon to Android devices.

Civilization Revolution 2 is the first Civilization game to be developed exclusively for mobile platforms, delivering high-impact graphics and new gameplay and controls that capitalize on the mobile technology advancements since the original Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution launched more than five years ago. The game will combine the core tactical elements of the series with intuitive controls and a friendly user interface – designed specifically for mobile gamers on touch-pad devices. Civilization fans will also recognize the 16 historical leaders found in the first game, including Abraham Lincoln, Gandhi and Napoleon, alongside leaders such as Churchill and Kennedy, who are making their appearance in the series for the first time.

The original Civilization Revolution, designed by Firaxis Games in 2008, was a watershed game for console and handheld systems and brought to iPhone in 2009. In 2010, the title was optimized for Apple’s high-definition iPad and has since achieved an average rating of 4/5 stars among iOS users. Staying true to the series, Civilization Revolution 2 will allow players to lead a civilization from the dawn of man to the modern age, and go head-to-head with history’s most intrepid leaders as they wage war, conduct diplomacy, discover new technologies, and build the most powerful empire the world has ever known in a race for ultimate supremacy.

For more information on Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution 2, please visit www.civilization.com, become a fan on Facebook, follow Civilization on Twitter and subscribe to 2K on YouTube.

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*Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution was heralded as one of Apple’s Top 10 best-selling games for the iPhone in 2009, as well as named one of the 25 Best iPad Games by TIME Techland.

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New Blue Estate Screens and Trailer

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June 23, 2014 — Blue Estate, the darkly funny rail shooter developed by HESAW and based on the Eisner Award-nominated Blue Estate comic books from Viktor Kalvachev, will be available on PlayStation®4 tomorrow on the US PSN, and on Wednesday on the EU PSN! Moreover, PSN+ subscribers will be pleased to discover a 20% discount has been prepared exclusively for them!

On this occasion, meet in a new video trailer one of the two protagonists of the game, Tony Luciano, demonstrating – with a lot of style – the gameplay entirely designed from the ground up to exploit he gyroscopic features of the new PlayStation®4 controller.

Blue Estate offers slick wit and punishing violence through a genuinely fun and intuitive control system, all set in an eye-popping technicolor mob world.

In Blue Estate, the players will play as Tony Luciano, the homicidal maniac son of LA’s crime boss Don Luciano, and Clarence, a broke ex-navy seal who has been hired to clean up Tony’s mess. While Tony wages war with the Sik gang in an attempt to get back his kidnapped “Helen of Troy”, Clarence has to try to end that war against increasing odds.

While experiencing the smoothness of motion control in a rail shooter, using the unique motion sensor capabilities of the PlayStation®4, the player will enter a fight for his life against the most absurd and dangerous enemies, such as scar covered champions that fight-to-the-death, Tony’s own hair and Chihuahuas that are too happy to see you. Players are given a series of primary and secondary weapons to help make their way through the hilariously perilous missions which will come in handy defeating the bosses who’ll try to end your game and your life. But sometimes firepower isn’t enough, so think before shooting and use cover to prepare your strategy, reload often, and try not to get turned into grated cheese.

A killing spree is always better when shared, and that’s why Blue Estate offers the opportunity for a second player to join the fun, through a cooperative mode where every headshot counts to show who’s the best trigger in da house!

Blue Estate will be available tomorrow on the US PSN, and on Wednesday on the EU PSN. PSN+ subscribers are entitled to an exceptional 20% discount.

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