Trailer Attack: 12th May 2017 – Endless dirt surviving mobile oasis
Paradox Interactive today announced a partnership with Harebrained Schemes, the studio behind the Shadowrun Returns series, to publish BATTLETECH, the first turn-based tactical ‘Mech PC game in over 20 years. Set in the MechWarrior universe, the game is being led by Jordan Weisman, creator of BattleTech and MechWarrior, Mitch Gitelman, Producer of the MechCommander series, and Mike McCain, Creative Director of the Shadowrun series. BATTLETECH was successfully Kickstarted in November 2016, and now Paradox is providing a full loadout of publishing support in BATTLETECH’s march to launch.
Paradox Interactive, a publisher of games that probe new themes every day, today revealed Surviving Mars, a new management strategy game coming to Xbox One, Playstation 4, and Windows, Mac, and Linux PCs. Surviving Mars is developed by Haemimont Games, an independent developer best known for titles such as Victor Vran and several games in the Tropico series. The new game challenges players to plan and build a functioning colony on Mars, balancing inhabitants’ basic survival needs with sanity and quality of life, all while dealing with the hostile environment of the red planet.
Europa Universalis IV: Third Rome
For 500 years, the princes of Russia have kept the faith. Through civil wars and Mongol conquest, the word of God has not just survived, but has united our people. Those princes who embrace the church will find glory, those who turn their back will be cast to dust. There have been two Romes, and both have fallen. Muscovy is the third. Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio announce Europa Universalis IV: Third Rome. The first immersion pack for the best-selling historical strategy game introduces a wealth of region-specific content, and takes a deeper look at one of the greatest powers of the early modern era – Russia. Russian cultured nations will find new interactions for their government and the Orthodox Patriarchate, deepening the experience of playing this rich and fascinating region.
Endless Space 2
Amplitude Studios today released the second video in their “4X” series of trailers showcasing the meaning of each “X” (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate) in their upcoming grand-scale sci-fi strategy game Endless Space 2. This new trailer dives into the meaning of “eXpand” in the Endless Universe, showing how players go from small colonies to galactic empires through thoughtful (and sometimes violent) expansion. Discover habitable worlds, send colony ships out to take over those worlds, then generate resources to continually grow and enhance your empire. Send warships out to defend those worlds, or assault the planets held by your opponents and make them yours.
The Surge celebrates release next week with action-packed Launch Trailer. There’s just one weekend left before hardcore action-RPG The Surge releases for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on May 16! Battle through a world gone mad as Warren, on his first day of work at CREO – a megacorporation that has been hit by a devastating catastrophe. Today, prepare for The Surge’s brutal combat and dystopian setting with the action-packed Launch Trailer.
Independent developer Mad Head Games, today announced that Rocking Pilot, its twin-stick bullet hell shooter, will launch on May 15th. Developed in collaboration between Mad Head Games and Gungrounds, Rocking Pilot is the first release through Mad Head’s new Indie Accelerator Program. Rocking Pilot will launch on PC via Steam for $5.99 and is also coming to PS4 at a later date. Rocking Pilot is a single player top-down shooter that combines combo high score chasing, cartoony graphics, fast-paced arcade gameplay, a heavy rock soundtrack and crazy weapons into one awesome package.
nDreams, the UK’s leading publisher and developer of VR content, and Paw Print Games announced this week that Bloody Zombies is coming to VR headsets and gaming platforms this year. Bloody Zombies is a one-to-four player co-op brawler designed to be played with any combination of TV and VR players, online or on the couch.
Codemasters & Koch Media today released a new DiRT 4 trailer where professional rally and rallycross drivers, including Kris Meeke, double world champion Petter Solberg and the Hansen brothers, talk about how they compete against fear as they push to go faster and finish on the top step of the podium.
Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition
Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition, including the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack, is available now on Nintendo eShop!
BadLand Games and Byte4Games are launching the frenetic shooter DEMON’S CRYSTALS on PlayStation 4 & Xbox One as a digital release today.
Nintendo Japan has released a two-minute gameplay trailer for Ever Oasis.
Prison Architect: Mobile
Paradox Interactive today announced that Introversion Software’s Prison Architect: Mobile will be available on mobile devices worldwide in spring of this year. Prison Architect: Mobile brings the original BAFTA award-winning management simulation game to new platforms, challenging players to design, build, and maintain a maximum security prison. The game will be available within the next few months, and will be available for both iOS and Android tablets via the Google Play Store and the App Store. Prison Architect: Mobile will be free to download and play at launch, with additional content and gameplay modes available for purchase in-game.