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Resident Evil 2 Launch Trailer

SAN FRANCISCO – Jan. 25, 2019 – Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced the hotly anticipated reimagining of the horror classic Resident Evil 2 is now available in North America and Europe. This retelling of the survival horror masterpiece was built from top to bottom using Capcom’s proprietary RE Engine, delivering breathtakingly realistic visuals, chilling sound design, an over-the-shoulder perspective, and modernized controls. This 2019 release offers a deeply immersive and terrifying account of the Raccoon City outbreak through the eyes of two of the franchise’s most beloved characters. Resident Evil 2 is available in both physical and digital formats for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One family of devices, and Steam.

Originally released in 1998 on the PlayStation® console, Resident Evil 2 is one of the most revered entries in the Resident Evil series, which has amassed nearly 85 million units sold worldwide to date. The original game embodied the grisly action, suspenseful exploration and puzzle-solving gameplay that set a standard for survival horror games. In Resident Evil 2, players join rookie police officer Leon S. Kennedy and college student Claire Redfield as they travel to Raccoon City to investigate the mysterious events taking place, only to find themselves trapped in a zombie nightmare from which they must escape. Their collective experiences piece together a comprehensive story revealing the reprehensible actions of Umbrella Corporation, which has thrown Raccoon City into a chaos of zombies and horrifically mutated monsters.

Once players complete Leon and Claire’s campaigns, they can unlock additional game modes offering a whole new perspective of the events unraveling in Raccoon City through the eyes of an Umbrella Corporation operative HUNK and a piece of tofu with a knife, in 4th Survivor and Tofu Survivor modes, respectively. If players choose to restart their adventures as Leon and/or Claire from the beginning of the game, they will be rewarded with the option to tackle a more challenging version of the main campaign with deeper story elements and content. For added variety, additional costumes for Leon and Claire can also be unlocked or purchased.

In addition to the standard edition of Resident Evil 2, the Deluxe Edition includes the full game plus the downloadable Extra DLC pack, which includes five character costumes (two for Leon and three for Claire), the Albert Model: Samurai Edge weapon, and the retro soundtrack that can be enabled during gameplay. Physical copies of the Deluxe Edition will also include a reversible box cover featuring Claire.

For serious fans, the Resident Evil 2 Collector’s Edition includes the full game, reversible box art, a code to download the Extra DLC pack content, an expertly-crafted 12-inch Leon S. Kennedy figure, “Ben’s File” art book, digital soundtrack and a R.P.D. renovation design poster.

The standard edition is priced at MSRP $59.99, the Deluxe Edition at MSRP $69.99 and the Collector’s Edition at $199.99.

Coming soon, free additional content titled “The Ghost Survivors,” will be available for Resident Evil 2. This content explores ‘what if’ scenarios around victims of the Raccoon City outbreak and what happens if they survive the events of the main game. Turn the clock back a little, and challenge the fate that awaits an U.S.S. agent, the daughter of the mayor, and a gun shop owner.

The Making of Metro Exodus Part One and Two

Moscow – Jan. 24, 2019 – Deep Silver and 4A Games today released the second episode in The Making of Metro Exodus, a three-part documentary series filmed on location in 4A Games’ Kiev and Malta studios during the team’s finishing touches on Metro Exodus, its highly-anticipated continuation of the Metro series.

In Episode Two, we learn about the powerful 4A Engine, the studio’s cutting edge in-house tech which helps bring the world of Metro to life, and the incredible attention to detail which goes into creating Artyom’s distinctive and varied weaponry. This episode is available to view exclusively on the official Metro Exodus YouTube channel: <>

Featuring interviews with key personnel at 4A Games, archive footage, photos, and never-seen-before materials from the five-year development of Metro Exodus from the earliest concept stage, The Making of Metro Exodus takes fans to the heart of the creative process behind 4A Games’ most ambitious project to date.

Episode One of The Making of Metro Exodus can be found here:

Episode Three will debut in February – be the first to be notified by subscribing to our YouTube channel at YouTube.com/metrovideogame; or by registering at MetroTheGame.com, following us on Twitter and Instagram @MetroVideoGame or on Facebook at Facebook.com/MetroVideoGame.

Metro Exodus will release on Feb. 15 2019, on Xbox One, the all-in one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system, and PC.

WRC 8 Reveal Trailer

Lesquin, France, January 24, 2019 – After a two-year absence, the legendary WRC game is back. Bigben and Kylotonn are pleased to announce that WRC 8, FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) 2019 official video game, will be available in September for PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Thanks to the community’s feedback and the pointers from the eSports WRC Championship, Kylotonn has taken advantage of this period to improve all aspects of the game: better graphics, more technical routes, smoother pace notes and a more comprehensive career mode. WRC 8 will go above and beyond WRC 7, especially in the steering requirements and the realistic physics of the vehicles.

Watch the first WRC 8 video showcasing the pre-season tests of a Ford Fiesta World Rally Car at Rallye Monte-Carlo and the brand-new Rally Turkey here:

While the WRC enjoyed an epic season in 2018, with the destiny of the drivers’ title only being decided on the final morning of the season in Australia, 2019 is already shaping up as another fascinating year. In WRC 8, players will be able to choose their driver from the official teams of the 2019 season marked by the return of Sébastien Ogier (6 times World Champion) from Citroën Racing, accompanied by Esapekka Lappi, while Toyota will try to defend its 2018 manufacturers’ title with Jari-Matti Latvala, Kris Meeke and Ott Tänak. 2019 is also marked by the return of the nine-time World Champion and WRC legend, Sébastien Loeb, driving this year for Hyundai Motorsport in support of Thierry Neuville, Andreas Mikkelsen and Dani Sordo. M-Sport Ford, will rely on Elfyn Evans and Teemu Suninento draw attention again.

WRC 8 will also offers a selection of WRC 2 and Junior WRC drivers as well as a few historic models to be revealed very shortly. Talent and concentration will be needed to overcome more than 100 special stages taking place in 14 countries. Upgrade your car to unprecedented new levels of detail and develop your team in an in-depth and intense career mode.

A new dynamic weather system has been developed to add random elements to the driving experience, but also to increase realism in the game. Managing the weather is a real challenge for the drivers: modified grip, car settings adjustments, tire selection optimization, weather team relationship to ensure the best tips and information on the latest conditions. More than mere visual effects, climatic conditions become crucial, especially in the management of your career.

Play as the best drivers in the Championship and experience the competition as if you were there!

WRC 8 will be available in September 2019 on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

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Alien: Blackout Launch Trailer

LOS ANGELES – Jan. 24, 2019 — FoxNext Games and D3 Go! today launched the survival horror mobile game Alien: Blackout, bringing the heart-pounding adventure of the timeless space horror saga, Alien, to mobile devices. Developed by Rival Games and Theory Interactive, Alien: Blackout takes place between the events of Alien and Aliens and promises fans a frightening new interactive experience, forcing them to balance their safety with that of their crew in an attempt to outsmart the extraterrestrial hunter. Alien: Blackout is available to download on the App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore.

“At FoxNext Games, we knew we needed to find a great partner to help expand the Alien universe in a unique way,” said Devin Radford, VP of Business Development for Licensed Games at FoxNext Games. “We found the right team with D3 Go! to help bring the pulse-pounding terror to life in Alien: Blackout, and we can’t wait for fans to jump into the game and experience it for themselves.”

In Alien: Blackout, players assume the role of Amanda Ripley, trapped aboard a crippled Weyland-Yutani space station carrying a blood-thirsty Xenomorph. Players will need to survive increasingly challenging, fear-inducing levels and outsmart the ever-adapting Xenomorph. Players must skillfully guide the crew to safety by balancing the controls of the space station’s emergency systems with the limited emergency power to open doors, activate motion trackers and monitor surveillance cameras to avoid encounters with the enemy. Players will be forced to make life or death decisions in order to complete missions, and can test different strategies and theories to outlast the Xenomorph in pursuit of victory.

“Together with the FoxNext team, we’ve created an unforgettable, authentic Alien experience that bridges two of the most iconic films in the franchise,” said Pete Andrew, Senior Vice President of Product Development, D3 Go! “Alien: Blackout offers fans the palpable, fear-inducing experience of encountering a Xenomorph up close and the decision-making power to determine what comes next.”

FoxNext Games’ studio, Cold Iron Studios, is also currently at work on a massively multiplayer online shooter set in the Alien cinematic universe for consoles and PC.

Generation Zero Release Date

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

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

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

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

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

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

Six Flags Great Adventure Announces Hurricane Harbor Expansion

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

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

The key features of Calypso Springs include:

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

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

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

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

Cinemark and SPACES to Open Terminator VR Experience in San Jose

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

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

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

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

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

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

Metro Exodus Weapons Trailer

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

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

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

Watch the Weapons Trailer here:

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

Link: YouTube.com/metrovideogame

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shadow of the Tomb Raider The Nighmare DLC Launch Trailer

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

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

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

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

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

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