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SOMA is the upcoming sci-fi horror experience from Frictional Games, creators of the genre-defining Amnesia and Penumbra series.
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Nintendo and Adrenaline Alley in Corby, decided to splat their local skate park to celebrate the launch of Splatoon.
As part of this activity Adrenaline Alley will also have 4 Wii U pods and copies of Splatoon to get people playing Splatoon over the summer period.
The video features one of the UK's best girl skateboarders Lois Pendlebury, Tom Bailey and Sam Pulley who are part of the Pixels crew and finally Salar Kooshiki who is an up and coming skater.
The skate park is to remain transformed for the entire summer, so if you have a chance make sure you get yourself down there!
Zombiebucket – the ultimate, free Zombie Slasher for iOS, that won the prize for the Best Mobile Game, is now available!
The zombie apocalypse, that you can enjoy for free, awaits you HERE. Prefer to prepare for the battle first? Check the gameplay trailer HERE.
'Game of Thrones®: A Telltale Games Series' Returns for Second Half of its Season with 'Sons of Winter'
Leading and award-winning developer and publisher of digital entertainment Telltale Games and HBO Global Licensing today announced the release of 'Sons of Winter,' the fourth of six episodes of Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series.
Based on the award-winning HBO television drama series, Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series tells the story of House Forrester. Caught up in the events of The War of the Five Kings, they are placed in a precarious position where members of the household must do everything they can to prevent the house from meeting its doom.
The fourth episode is available now on PC/Mac from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, as well PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in North America (SCEA), and for PlayStation 4 in Europe (SCEE). The episode will be available May 27th on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One® and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and will be coming to compatible iOS devices via the App Store and to Android-based devices on May 28th. The episode will be available on PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 3 in Europe (SCEE) on May 29th.
Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series - Episode 4: 'Sons of Winter' is rated 'M' (Mature) for Intense Violence, Blood, and Strong Language by the ESRB. Future content in the series is yet to be rated by the ESRB.
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The fourth of six episodes in the series, 'Sons of Winter' will be available starting Tuesday, May 26th on PC/Mac from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, as well as the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in North America (SCEA) and Europe (SCEE). The episode will be available on Wednesday, May 27th on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One® and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and will be coming to compatible iOS devices via the App Store and to Android-based devices on May 28th.
Companies team up in strategic partnership
Wargaming is excited to announce its partnership with Melesta Games, a prominent mobile developer from Belarus. With this partnership, Wargaming will continue to strengthen its position on the mobile market, one of its key strategic objectives. This also allows Wargaming to experiment with new business models for its mobile games.
“Partnering with Melesta Games was a natural choice for us,” said Andrey Yarantsau, VP of Wargaming. “They have an excellent portfolio of mobile titles, a wealth of experienced people, and their close proximity to our Minsk studio will help streamline our work. We all feel very positive about our future cooperation.”
Through this partnership, Wargaming will share its publishing expertise, supporting Melesta Games’ projects to help both companies flourish. Melesta will continue to create titles in their core areas: casual games for mobile platforms.
Melesta Games is a mobile games developer with a player base of over 11 000 000 people from more than 60 countries around the world. Established in 2007, the studio has built an impressive range of over 20 projects, including the popular Toy Defense and Farm Frenzy game franchises.
“The deal is a big move forward for us,” said Alexey Meleshkevich, founder of Melesta Games. “We’re very excited about working together with a company like Wargaming.”
The official console games release this June on PS4, PS3 and Xbox One
Take part in Tour de France 2015 packed with new features, and play as one of today's top champions in your attempt to win the coveted yellow jersey. Experience the rollercoaster of emotions of a professional rider through the 21 official stages of the Tour and, in their first appearance this year, the Critérium International and the Critérium du Dauphiné. Attack, use the most efficient trajectory, adopt the best strategy, issue orders to your teammates and manage your effort effectively! Build your dream team in ProTeam mode and recruit legendary pro cyclists. Discover the new Challenge mode to test your descent skills. Finally, play in cooperative and versus multiplayer with a friend in local play!
WHAT'S NEW IN THE 2015 CONSOLE VERSIONS?
>> Unprecedented immersion
New routes, landmarks, sceneries, improved graphics, crowd full of life and more, will further enhance your sensation of being at the center of the exciting events.
>> Upgraded interface
The in-race interface has been redesigned to provide instant access to any information: effort, energy, feeds, position in the peloton, stage profile, wind direction and more.
>> Pro Team mode upgraded
To prepare the Tour de France, play the Dauphiné and the Critérium International every season. Achieve your race objectives and recruit to build your dream team.
>> New game mode: Challenge
Test your skills as a descender! We challenge you to descend the cols via the technical route to beat the reference times!
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For the past few days, erroneous information posted on Reddit and other websites has spread misinformation with regards to Project CARS’ performance on systems using AMD GPUs.
To correct the wrongful assumptions regarding Project CARS’ performance on AMD GPUs, the MADNESS engine and the degree of involvement from our third-party technical partners, Slightly Mad Studios feel compelled to point out the following facts:
• Project CARS is not a GameWorks product. We have a good working relationship with nVidia, as we do with AMD, but we have our own render technology which covers everything we need.
• NVidia are not "sponsors" of the project. The company has not received, and would not expect, financial assistance from third party hardware companies.
• The MADNESS engine runs PhysX at only 50Hz and not at 600Hz as mentioned in several articles
• The MADNESS engine uses PhysX for collision detection and dynamic objects, which is a small part of the overall physics systems
• The MADNESS engine does not use PhysX for the SETA tyre model or for the chassis constraint solver (our two most expensive physics sub-systems)
• The MADNESS engine does not use PhysX for the AI systems or for raycasting, we use a bespoke optimised solution for those
• The physics systems run completely independently of the rendering and main game threads and utilises 2 cores at 600Hz
• The physics threading does not interact with the rendering, it is a push system sending updated positional information to the render bridge at 600Hz
• Any performance difference with PhysX would not be reflected with differences in comparing rendering frame rates. There is no interaction between PhysX and the rendering
• Overall, PhysX uses less than 10% of all physics thread CPU on PC. It is a very small part of the physics system so would not make a visual difference if run on the CPU or GPU
• Direct involvement with both nVidia and AMD has been fruitful in assisting with the game performance at various stages of development. Both AMD and nVidia have had access to working builds of the game throughout development, and they have both tested builds and reported their results and offered suggestions for performance improvements.
• Testing of the game with different driver versions has produced a variety of performance results on both nVidia and AMD hardware. This is entirely to be expected as driver changes cannot always be tested on every game and every card, and this is the reason why both companies produce game-specific driver profiles, to ensure that they can get the best out of the game.
• Project CARS does not use nVidia specific particle technology - the system we use is a modified version of the same technology we used on the Need for Speed : Shift and Shift Unleashed games, and was entirely developed in-house. The reason the performance drops when there are a lot of particles on screen is simply because processing a large number of particles is very expensive.
Further information on Slightly Mad Studios’ MADNESS engine is available in the „Tech“ section of our official website:
More information on Slightly Mad Studios’ recently-released Project CARS game is available on :
Expand your Destiny adventure with House of Wolves. Only the bravest Guardians will hunt down the rising Fallen threat and lay claim to the mysterious treasures of The Reef.
· New Weapons, Armour, and Gear
· Boost Your Guardian's Power
· Upgrade Your Existing Legendary Weapons and Armour
· New Multiplayer Event – Trials of Osiris
· New Cooperative Strike - The Shadow Thief
· Three New Multiplayer Maps
· New Story Missions
· New Cooperative Arena – Prison of Elders
To celebrate the upcoming Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves, which releases on Tuesday, 19th May, Bungie and Activision have released a brand new launch trailer;
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GOG.com: Saints Row, Metro, and Darksiders series - major titles unchained from DRM
in cooperation with Deep Silver and Nordic Games, GOG.com is proud to announce a batch of five major releases, completely DRM-free for the very first time. The releases get rolling with five celebratory discounts up to 75% off until May 18th!
The five titles unchained today are:
Metro: Last Light Redux (-50%) - The 2014 remastered re-release of the blockbuster horror/FPS set in post-apocalyptic Moscow.
Saints Row 2 (-60%) - The surprise cult hit that reinvigorated the open-world action-adventure genre with its unique sprinkle of quirk. Complete with the GOG.com treatment to work flawlessly on modern PCs.
Saints Row: The Third (-66%) - Zany overload. The massively popular open-world action-adventure that flipped a genre on its head.
Darksiders 1 + 2 (Up to 75% off) - Hack and slash done right. Become a horseman of the apocalypse and fight as Death himself.
"It's not every day that we see major games like these, unchained from any forms of DRM," says Oleg Klapovsky, VP of business development at GOG.com. "With today's big-name DRM-free releases, and the impending The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt premiere, we anticipate even more major titles to follow suit.”
With the just-released Star Trek classic digital premieres, the DRM-free digital retailer recently passed its 1000-game milestone! As the anticipated GOG Galaxy client enters open beta, it's about to pave the way for even more, grander, DRM-free releases on GOG.com.
Sub Mission Update
Street Map will be added to the game with a new patch. Users can play this map to reach 2,000 Kills in Challenge Mode. In order to earn more gold than other maps, you better try this. (Challenge Mode).
Warning: Players cannot earn new items after completing this map.
Three New PvP Maps
This patch brings three new PvP maps for Warzone, Sabotage, and Close Combat Modes. Names of these maps are; Underground Waterway, Train Station, and Closed Factory.
New Challenge Level Missions
All Challenge Missions and Intermissions in Hounds have new bonus Challenge Level Quests and rewards. Completing these bonus missions will award new rewards at every turn. Don’t forget to visit Town to take your brand new quests.
Random Box Drop Rate Changes
The rate of Legendary Find Rate for Random Boxes has been significantly increased. The overall rates of legendary items are increased three times for all available Weapon and Armour Random Boxes.
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To kick off the weekend in style, Bohemia Interactive just launched a Free Weekend on Steam for its award-winning tactical military shooter Arma 3, accompanied by a Publisher Weekend Sale offering massive discounts up to 80% on titles such as Arma 2, Arma Tactics, and Take On Helicopters. The studio's Early Access titles are also included in the sale, with a 15% discount on massively popular DayZ, and a 33% discount on Bohemia Interactive's Take On Mars - the space exploration game in which players start out as a Rover operator and finish by establishing the first human colony on Mars, alone or together with their friends in multiplayer.
Throughout the weekend, from May 7th up until May 10th, all Steam users are able to play Arma 3 for free, with access to all content except for the second and third campaign episode. Providing a true combat gameplay experience in a massive military sandbox, Arma 3 features a wide variety of single- and multiplayer content, over 20 vehicles and 40 weapons, and limitless opportunities for content creation. New recruits are recommended to start with the Bootcamp singleplayer campaign and/or VR training courses, or they can simply jump into one of the many official and unofficial multiplayer modes. The series' trademark Scenario Editor is another great place to explore the Arma 3 sandbox at your own pace.
In celebration of the Free Weekend, and to introduce Arma 3's brand new multiplayer mode, End Game - which was recently released in a free platform update, the Arma 3 devteam will be hosting a special livestream this evening at 18:30 UTC. The session will be streamed live from Bohemia Interactive HQ onto the official Arma 3 Twitch channel. Special guests include End Game's Multiplayer Designer Nelson Duarte and Arma 3's Creative Director Jay Crowe, while other members of the Arma 3 devteam as well as Arma community members will make up the rest of the teams.
For more information about Bohemia Interactive's projects, and to keep track of all the latest news, please visit www.bistudio.comand/or follow Bohemia Interactive on Facebook and Twitter.
GOG.com and Interplay Entertainment Corp., under license by CBS Consumer Products, will beam in Star Trek to DRM-free computers worldwide. In cooperation with the historic publisher, the DRM-free distributor is set to launch these iconic Star Trek games:
"It's Star Trek's turn to shine on GOG.com. Our Sci-Fi fans should now be pretty much covered." said Oleg Klapovsky, VP of Business Development, "We're always excited for the chance to restore lost video games to modern PCs. There are very few that deserve the GOG.com treatment more than theStar Trek classics, and we've done everything to make sure they work flawlessly."
GOG.com and Interplay plan to unveil additional Star Trek classics in the near future, including Digital Premieres.
Star Trek: 25th Anniversary and Star Trek: Judgment Rites: TM & © 2015 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. Software © 2015 Interplay Entertainment Corp. All Rights Reserved.
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy: TM & © 2015 CBS Studios Inc. © 2015 Paramount Pictures Corporation. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. Software © 2015 Interplay Entertainment Corp. All Rights Reserved.
Activision Publishing, Inc.’s Pro Skater™ Series Returns After 13 Years with Mix of Classic Action, Brand-New Levels and Exciting Online Play
The Birdman is back with Tony Hawk’s® Pro Skater™ 5, coming to the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation® 3 and Xbox 360®, expected to release later this year. The game retains the timeless, combo-driven energy and tightly designed levels of the Pro Skater games while expanding the experience with online play.
“Skateboarding has always been about the freedom of ripping with your friends, and creating a game that captures that feeling has been a vision of mine since the Pro Skater series began over 15 years ago,” said Tony Hawk. “I’m beyond excited to see that dream finally come true with Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5, which takes the old-school attitude of the original games online in a big way.”
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 rekindles the signature style of classic Pro Skater games in a brand-new set of levels with the same infamous focus on daring objectives, fine-tuned controls and high-score tricks – including manuals and reverts – for endless shredding. New items like power-ups and projectiles change up the core skating experience in a variety of fresh and entertaining ways. Tear up the pavement as one of today’s top pros, including Tony Hawk, Nyjah Huston, Riley Hawk, Aaron “Jaws” Homoki, Ishod Wair, Leticia Bufoni, Chris Cole, David Gonzalez, Andrew Reynolds, and Lizzie Armanto – or customise your own character.
Online multiplayer is where Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 truly takes off, letting players drop in and out of online skate sessions with friends and challengers from around the world for the first time. Complete missions, unlock new content and level up online or offline, or go head-to-head on the fly against all takers in competitive matches.Players can also build their own imaginative skateparks to share with the community.
Robomodo and Disruptive Games are developing Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 will be released forPlayStation® 3 and Xbox 360® exclusively at GAME in the UK. The release dates for the various versions will be shared in the upcoming weeks. For more information, please visit www.tonyhawkgames.com, and join the community on Facebook at facebook.com/TonyHawkGames and on Twitter and Instagram @tonyhawkgames.
Jonathan Banks, Ashley Greene, John Noble and Scott Porter Join the Cast of the Much-Anticipated Game
Banks, Greene, Noble and Porter join an ensemble cast that includes fan-favourites Kevin Conroy, who returns as Batman; Tara Strong as Harley Quinn; Troy Baker as Two-Face and Nolan North as Penguin.
Batman™: Arkham Knight is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license and will be available on June 23rd, 2015 exclusively for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PC.
Batman™: Arkham Knight brings the award-winning Batman: Arkham trilogy from Rocksteady Studios to its epic conclusion. Developed exclusively for the new generation of consoles and PCs, Batman™: Arkham Knight introduces Rocksteady's uniquely designed version of the Batmobile. The highly anticipated addition of this legendary vehicle, combined with the acclaimed gameplay of the Batman™: Arkham series, offers gamers the ultimate and complete Batman experience as they tear through the streets and soar across the skyline of the entirety of Gotham City. In this explosive finale, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city that he is sworn to protect, as Scarecrow returns to unite the super criminals of Gotham City and destroy the Batman forever.
For more information on Batman: Arkham Knight, please visitwww.batmanarkhamknight.com, https://www.facebook.com/BatmanArkham orhttps://twitter.com/BatmanArkham.com.
Middle-earth™: Shadow of Mordor™ earned more than 160 awards and nominations, including Game of the Year at the 2015 Game Developers Choice Awards, eight awards from the 2015 D.I.C.E. Awards and GameSpot’s Game of the Year Award. The Game of the Year Edition expands on the blockbuster video game, featuring all currently available DLC packs, which add hours of exciting new gameplay to the original award-winning adventure. Added features include:
● Story Packs: The Lord of The Hunt and The Bright Lord
● Skins: The Dark Ranger, Captain of the Watch, Lord of the Hunt, The Bright Lord, Power of Shadow and Lithariel Skins
● Runes: Hidden Blade, Deadly Archer, Flame of Anor, Rising Storm, Orc Slayer, Defiant to the End, Elven Grace, Ascendant, One with Nature
● Missions: Guardians of the Flaming Eye, The Berserks and The Skull Crushers Warband Missions
● Challenge Modes: Test of Power, Test of Speed, Test of Wisdom, Endless Challenge, Test of the Wild, Test of the Ring, Test of Defiance Challenge Modes
● Additional Features: Photo Mode