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Battlefleet Gothic: Armada New Screenshots

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June 9, 2015 — Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, the RTS videogame adaptation by Tindalos Interactive of Games Workshop’s classic tabletop game, reveals the Chaos fleet for the first time. For more information, join us at E3 for a presentation not to be missed… in the meantime, learn about the Chaos armada!

The Chaos Black Crusade of Abaddon the Despoiler takes a front-seat in this latest batch of screenshots, taken in-engine in Unreal 4. Featuring ships from a kilometer in length to 7.5km and with a fleet comprising of raiders such as the Idolator as the fleet’s smallest all the way up to the The Planet Killer, the capital ship of the Abbaddon, as the largest, see the Chaos strike at the Imperium for the first time.

The Chaos blast through the hulls of their foes with gigantic, powerful munitions such as the macro-cannon battery, the lances, and the Armageddon cannon, all in real-time. If sabotage is your thing, the launch bay will allow you to board enemy ships and wreak havoc from the inside!

Taking place during the 12th Black Crusade – or Gothic War –Battlefleet Gothic: Armada puts players in the middle of war between the Imperium and Abaddon. Consisting of hundreds of planetary invasions and naval battles, players will be at the center of every fight, commanding fleets of gigantic ships as the Chaos unleash a sequential chain of surprise attacks on Imperium naval bases – the start of 20 years of warring in the sector.

Don’t forget to attend our presentations of the game at E3 2015 in Los Angeles. The developers will be there (Focus Home Interactive booth: West Hall #5312) to show you more of the game and unveil exclusive info.

Developed on Unreal Engine 4, Battlefleet Gothic: Armada is an RTS in which the player takes command of one of these battlefleets composed of the most powerful spaceships from the Imperial, Chaos, Eldar and Ork forces, in a no-quarter given struggle for the control of the Gothic sector of space.

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada offers deep management of every ship composing the player’s fleet, both during and between battles. From the fastest frigates to the gigantic, miles-long battleships, the player will customize all aspects of his ships: weaponry, defense and support sub-systems, etc. each customization affecting the very performances of the ship and the special abilities available during battle. From battle to battle, the admirals and crew of surviving ships will gain experience and promotions, improving the battle-readiness of the ships for future, bigger and more dangerous battles.

We will unveil the game to the gaming press in more detail very soon; discover now the very first screenshots of the game, captured from a very early development version of the game.

Dreadnought Team Elimination Challenge Game Replay with Commentary

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June 8, 2015 — Today we’re very proud to share an all-new gameplay video from Grey Box and YAGER’s Dreadnought, the aerial armada action game scheduled for release on PC later this year. This video gives the first detailed look at the second multiplayer mode in the game, Team Elimination. It features commentary from Peter Holzapfel, Game Director, and Timm Boukoura, Game Designer, playing on the same team as they discuss the many varied tactics players will be able to deploy over the course of a battle, and play two of the three rounds.

The twelve-minute 5v5 Team Elimination match showcases what differentiates this mode from Team Deathmatch: players get one ‘life’ and once their capital ship is destroyed, it’s gone from the round. Matches are a best-of-three set, last-ship-standing style, but with a twist; when a player’s capital ship is eliminated, he or she will endlessly respawn back into battle as a smaller fighter jet, so no one will have to sit out and wait for a round to end. And these jets are much smaller than their dreadnought-sized brethren, and individually deal much less damage. But, as you’ll see in the video, when players team up and work together, a number of fighter jets can actually prove to be quite a problem for the other ships in the battle.

You can also check out the previous gameplay videos here https://youtu.be/OsJ71jVp3JU and here https://youtu.be/k2o7IdeWEHg

Capcom Confirms its E3 2015 Games Line-Up

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SAN MATEO, Calif. – June 8, 2015 – Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced new details for its upcoming title lineup and confirmed its roster of playable titles to be shown at the 2015 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles next week. The newly announced Mega Man® Legacy Collection includes faithful reproductions of the original six Mega Man® games along with a new Challenge Mode and a Museum collection of art assets that will appeal to both new players and diehard fans. This digital collection will be available across North America and Europe this summer for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PC, followed by a winter release on Nintendo 3DS™. In addition to playable demos for Mega Man Legacy Collection, Resident Evil® 0, and Devil May Cry® 4 Special Edition, E3 will be the first major event appearance for the highly anticipated Street Fighter® V, which will hype up its presence with a tournament stage and interactive photo opportunity for attendees. Capcom will release new assets and information for Street Fighter V on June 15.

Details on Capcom’s full roster of titles on display at its booth #2423 in the South Hall of the LA Convention Center are as follows:

Street Fighter V (PS4™, PC):
The legendary fighting franchise returns with Street Fighter V! Powered by Unreal® Engine 4 technology, stunning visuals depict the next generation of World Warriors in unprecedented detail, while exciting and accessible battle mechanics deliver endless fighting fun that both beginners and veterans can enjoy. Challenge friends online, or compete for fame and glory on the Capcom Pro Tour. Street Fighter V will be released exclusively for the PlayStation®4 and PC. Through a strategic partnership between Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and Capcom, the next generation Street Fighter®experience will offer cross-platform play that will unite fans into a centralized player base for the first time ever. The path to greatness begins here: RISE UP!

Mega Man Legacy Collection (PS4, Xbox One, PC – summer; Nintendo 3DS – winter):
Mega Man Legacy Collection is a celebration of the 8-bit history of Capcom’s iconic Blue Bomber. Featuring faithful reproductions of the series’ origins with the original six Mega Man games, the Legacy Collection will remind long-time fans and introduce newcomers to what made Mega Man such a popular and iconic character. In addition to the six Mega Man games, Mega Man Legacy Collection features new ways to experience the classic games with the Museum Mode and new Challenge Mode. Challenge Mode remixes gameplay segments from all six games, with plenty of scaling difficulty objectives for experienced players to conquer yet serving as a good starting point for new players, too. Museum Mode contains a comprehensive collection of history, high-res art and original concept pieces – a mega treat for any fan of Mega Man and video game history.

Resident Evil 0 (PS4, PS3™, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC – Early 2016):
The recently confirmed Resident Evil 0 is a remastered version of the popular prequel to the original Resident Evil® game. The new title takes the fear-inducing atmosphere from the original 2002 release and transforms it with stunning new HD visuals, improved sound, widescreen support and an optional modernized control system. Both series fans and newcomers alike can experience the story of what really happened before the iconic mansion incident that was the catalyst for the entire Resident Evil saga.

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition (PS4, Xbox One, PC – June 23, 2015):
Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition includes the original 2008 release, which went on to sell over 3 million copies worldwide, plus three new playable characters, Turbo Mode, Legendary Dark Knight Mode, new costumes, and additional gameplay improvements. With a total of five unique playable characters, Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition features the largest roster in anyDevil May Cry® game to date. The Special Edition also features freshly powered-up visuals on PC and next gen consoles, supporting a 1080p resolution and stunning high-res textures, and also retains the original title’s smooth 60fps.

Natsume E3 2015 Games Line-Up Announced

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Burlingame, CA. – June 4, 2015Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, today revealed its full Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2015 Lineup. The lineup is headed up by the newly announced Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories coming to Wii U, PC, iOS, and Android. Also on hand at the show will be a new Ninja Strike game coming to the Wii U, and two new Arc System Works games, including Gotcha Racing (Nintendo 3DS) and Brave Tank Hero (3DS and Nintendo Wii U). The games will be on display in booth 615 in the South Hall at the Los Angeles Convention Center, June 16th18th.

Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories (Nintendo Wii U / Steam / iOS / Android)

Go back to the roots of Harvest Moon in the latest installment of the series! Inspired by the old-school gameplay of the very first games, Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories will bring players a sense of nostalgia, along with exciting gameplay twists.

Tasked with the job of revitalizing a farm, players will need to befriend the villagers in town to unlock the titular “Seeds of Memories”! Seeds can be unlocked in many ways, such as giving a villager their favorite item, catching a giant fish, or by raising their first cow. Players will need to be up to the challenge of collecting all of the Seeds of Memories!

Old favorites return in the animal department with cows, sheep, and chickens, along with a horse to ride, and a dog to keep as a pet! Farmers will also have a new pet to take care of, but it isn’t what they’d expect… It’s a bobcat! The bobcat starts out wild, but as players befriend the animal, can they convince the bobcat to become their loyal friend?

Featuring cooking, fishing, foraging, and mining, players will need to upgrade their tools to find the highest-quality items. Players will also be able to participate in contests and festivals like the Cooking Contest and Starry Night Festival!  Woo one of the ten marriage candidates – 5 bachelors and 5 bachelorettes – and find that special someone to make their farming life complete!

Ninja Strike (Nintendo Wii U)

Run, fly, and slash enemies to get the stolen treasures back! Be sure to check out this high-speed, action-packed, side-scrolling title in Natsume’s Ninja series! Whether you go with strength or triple jumping, there is a ninja for you! Choose from 5 different ninjas, each with their own special characteristics. You’ll face much more than just run-of-the-mill henchmen! Use your hard-earned coins to level up a variety of skills that will help you get further and make you tougher! Pick the skills that best fit your playing style! How far can you go?

Gotcha Racing (Nintendo 3DS)

Enjoy the fast-paced action of a top-down racing game with a twist: parts you use to make your car are dispensed by Capsule Machines! As players progress and gain access to better Capsule Machines, your car will become the envy of the racing world! Using both screens means plenty of track visibility, and seeing your personalized car front and center. Try to make the ultimate, unbeatable car! Race on 12 different tracks, compete in Grand Prix races, and conquer six different racing grades while trying your luck with numerous capsule machines to unlock! Combine parts to raise their stats before using StreetPass to race against other players and receive even more parts. Don’t blink, or you’ll miss this high-octane racing game available for Nintendo 3DS this July!

Brave Tank Hero (Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii U)

Paradise City has been invaded! It’s up to you, brave soldier, to help take the city back. Complete over 50 action-packed Missions in this 3D action tank game! Power up your tank to take on the increasingly difficult enemies, replay Missions to get better rankings to help power up your tank, and use your radar to plan key tactical strikes. Choose from 3 different types of tanks to take on the enemy, including huge and fearsome boss tanks! Defeat the invading forces to return the “Paradise” back to Paradise City! Keep this game on your radar, soldier: Brave Tank Hero will be available for both Nintendo 3DS and Wii U this August.

Natsume will be located in the South Hall, booth 615. Some appointments are still available for media who are interested in checking out the lineup. Players can follow the latest news for all of the beloved Natsume franchises at www.natsume.com and get a scoop on all of the latest Natsume updates, contests, screen shots and more at www.natsume.com/facebook and www.twitter.com/natsume_inc.

Wizard World Coming to Orlando in 2016

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ORLANDO, Fla., June 3, 2015 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced the addition of Wizard World Comic Con Orlando to its 2016 schedule. The inaugural event will be held August 5-7 at the Orange County Convention Center.

Celebrity and comics creator guests and other details about the event will be announced as they are confirmed..

Wizard World has 26 events scheduled on its 2015 calendar. Confirmed events for 2015 and 2016 are available at www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html .  Along with Albuquerque, N.M., and Greenville, S.C., Orlando is one of three inaugural shows to date scheduled for 2016 Wizard World debuts.

Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Comic Con Orlando show hours are tentatively set for Friday, August 5, 2016, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, August 6, 2016, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Sunday, August 7, 2016, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wizard World Comic Con Orlando is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor.

For more on the 2016 Wizard World Comic Con Orlando, visit  www.wizardworld.com/home-orlando.html .

GUNNAR Launches Heroes of the Storm Gaming Eyewear

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CARLSBAD, Calif. – June 2, 2015 – GUNNAR, the creator and world’s leading manufacturer of computer and gaming eyewear, today unleashed two new styles inspired by Blizzard Entertainment’s free-to-play online team brawler, Heroes of the Storm™. GUNNAR’s new Heroes of the Storm Strike and Siege models are forged with the same commitment to peerless quality, competitive design, and stylish fun that drive each of Blizzard’s unique creations. Wearers can personalize their frames at launch with up to 20 interchangeable Heroes of the Storm temple sleeves (sold separately), adorned with beautiful artwork featuring some of Blizzard’s most iconic characters.

Created from feather-light, high-tensile steel for an easy fit with incredible durability, the Strike and Siege are built with the same one-piece front construction and fastener-free hinge design to deliver a smooth, sleek look and feel. Their gently curved, ultra-slim temples are structured to conform flexibly to a variety of head shapes without sacrificing stability, bolstered by adjustable silicone nose pads for extra grip. The Siege also features a wider fit than the Strike to comfortably accommodate larger game faces.

GUNNAR’s proprietary and precision-engineered lenses reduce the harsh glare and eye fatigue associated with computing and gaming to keep players feeling energized and alert when the action demands it most. Both the Strike and the Siege offer a wide-format lens shape for crisp, panoramic viewing of high-resolution displays.

Today’s announcement coincides with the official global release of Heroes of the Storm, which is now available to play for free on Windows and Mac. Heroes of the Storm brings together a diverse cast of iconic characters from Blizzard’s Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® universes, and challenges them to compete in epic, adrenaline-charged battles. Players can choose from more than 35 Blizzard heroes and customize them to suit their play style, and then team up with friends to fight across seven dynamic Battlegrounds—with more heroes and Battlegrounds on the way. For more information or to download the game free, visit www.heroesofthestorm.com.

The Heroes of the Storm Strike and Siege are now available in either Onyx Fire or Onyx Ice color schemes directly through GUNNAR’s website for $79.99 each. Individual swappable Heroes of the Storm temple sleeves can be purchased from GUNNAR online for $14.99 each.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Universal Studios Hollywood Launch Countdown Video

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Here is the official video announcement detailing the Universal Studios Hollywood Spring of 2016 launch of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter”. One big thing to take away from all of it is that the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey dark ride at USH will be in 3D by way of special, Quiddich goggle themed glasses that riders will wear. This is an upgrade that the Universal Studios Florida version of the ride will eventually be upgrading to.

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Deep Silver Releases Free Metro Redux Demos

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Larkspur, Calif., June 2, 2015 —  Today 4A Games and Deep Silver released extensive playable demo versions of both Metro 2033 Redux and Metro: Last Light Redux for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. The demos are available to download now from Xbox Games Store worldwide and PlayStation® Network in Europe, and will hit the U.S. PlayStation store soon.

Making full use of the new-gen consoles’ ‘Trial’ functionality, gamers can play through the opening chapters of both Metro Redux games. Should they wish to upgrade to the full version, they can transfer their saved games and continue their progress seamlessly.

The Metro 2033 Redux Trial includes the first eight Chapters up to ‘Dead City.’ The Metro: Last Light Redux Trial includes nine Chapters up to ‘Theatre’. In each case, the Trial version represents about one-third of the total game. Metro Redux contains all of the Metro franchise content ever released in one ultimate package.

“We have already been humbled by the success of Metro Redux on the new consoles,” said Dean Sharpe, CEO at 4A Games. “With these trials, we want to give everyone the chance to experience the unique world and the post-apocalyptic atmosphere of Metro. We were inspired by the original shareware release of Doom, and decided to give away as much of the game as we could.”

More than 1.5 million Metro Redux games have been sold worldwide. The compilation, ‘Metro Redux’ for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has now outsold Metro: Last Light for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in multiple territories – an unprecedented feat for any remaster. It is also Deep Silver’s highest rated game according to review aggregator Metacritic.

For more news and information on Metro Redux visit the official website at EnterTheMetro.com; or follow us via Facebook: Facebook.com/MetroVideogame; Youtube:YouTube.com/MetroVideogame or Twitter: Twitter.com/MetroVideogame.

Bethesda Adds Fallout Countdown Time to their Website #Fallout4

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This morning, the gaming world has been alight with word of Fallout 4… First, the Bethesda Game Studios Twitter account posted up a “Please Stand By” still and, now, a countdown timer has appeared over at Bethesda Softworks official website. The countdown expires tomorrow at 7:00 AM Pacific and 10:00 AM Eastern. So… What will be revealed – Fallout 4? A Brotherhood of Steel Game? Fallout Online? Rumors point to Fallout 4, but only time will tell!

The E3 2015 Press Conference Schedule

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The 2015 Electronic Entertainment Expo is right around the corner – just check out the countdown timer on the right-hand column! Here are the dates and times of all the big press conferences so you don’t miss any of the announcements and/or spectacle to come! That matrix thanks to NeoGaf user Cheesemeister3K!

Listview (Pacific Timezone):

  • Bethesda Showcase – Sunday, June 14 – 7pm
  • Microsoft – Monday, June 15 – 9:30am
  • Electronic Arts – Monday, June 15 – 1pm
  • Ubisoft – Monday, June 15 – 3pm
  • Sony – Monday, June 15 – 6pm
  • Nintendo – Tuesday, June 16 – 9am
  • Square Enix – Tuesday, June 16 – 10am