Trailer Attack: 19th January 2017 – Unearthing ball heroes of torment force
Team17 and Playtonic Games today released a new gameplay trailer showcasing a variety of exciting local multiplayer arcade games that will feature in Yooka-Laylee when it launches on the 11th April. Yooka-Laylee features 8 unique multiplayer arcade games which can be found in dated dino Rextro’s Arcade. Players are able to tackle all of the games solo in a bid for a high score on the leaderboards, or they can engage in local couch co-op for up to four players! Compete in the Glaciators brawler arena to collect the most quills, race to the finish line in Kartos Karting, fight for the flag in Blag the Flag, blast away the enemies in shoot-em-up Gun-let Run and traverse both Jobstacle Course and Hurdle Hijinx, plus more! These are just some of the exciting games you can expect to find in Rextro’s Arcade. Word has it that those who are able to find and collect the special play coins within Yooka-Laylee’s extensive single player campaign will even be able to power up the arcade cabinets located within the mysterious book worlds for a chance to win some sought-after pagies!
Plagued by a string of child abductions, darkness hangs over the once-picturesque city of Gloomywood like a curse. Having seen his own wife slain and children taken, former detective Mr. Smith vows to find justice and bring an end to the misery. From Frédérick Raynal, the creator of Alone in the Dark and pioneer of survival-horror, 2Dark is a grim journey of stealth and courage into the heart of corruption, coming soon to PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Touhou Genso Wanderer
NIS America announces a new Touhou Genso Wanderer trailer. Learn more about the different partners you can choose from and how their special abilities benefit you as you battle through various dungeons. Touhou Genso Wanderer and Touhou Double Focus are headed to headed to North America on March 21, 2017 and Europe on March 24, 2017
Torment: Tides of Numenera
inXile Entertainment and Techland Publishing today revealed the latest trailer for their upcoming, highly-anticipated science-fantasy RPG, Torment: Tides of Numenera – the thematic successor to Planescape: Torment, one of the most critically revered and in-depth CRPGs of all time. The world of Torment: Tides of Numenera is rife with conflict. Although players can avoid or resolve dangerous situations in bloodless ways with deception, persuasion or stealth, sometimes a decision – or even just a bad roll of the dice – will mean that blood must be spilled. Take a look at the game’s combat trailer to see the ways in which players can emerge victorious from such conflicts!
The Town of Light
Wired Productions, an independent games publisher, reveal today that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with talented Italian developer LKA.it to bring an updated version of the award-winning psychological adventure The Town of Light to consoles and PC. Offering fresh, story-supporting content and a myriad of enhancements to its original release, The Town of Light will make its retail debut on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Q2 2017, alongside an improved Windows PC version.
2K and Gearbox Software are releasing Battleborn’s Third Story Operation, “Oscar Mike vs The Battle School” today, as well as early access to the 30th Battleborn hero, Beatrix as part of the broad, feature-rich Winter Update.
Dimension Drive is coming to Early Access February 16th, 2017. Here is the Early Access launch trailer. Dimension Drive is a comic book-styled shoot’em up that features an unique teleportation mechanic across a dual battlefield. Play two games at the same time in this smart shooter.
Independent developer and publisher Digital Extremes kicks off the New Year with the infectious The Glast Gambit, the first Warframe update of 2017. Releasing today on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, The Glast Gambit arms players with the Infested powers of the newest Warframe, Nidus, and gives them a new Quest, Weapons, Customizations, Mods, and more.
Endless Space 2
Award-winning game developer Amplitude Studios is celebrating its annual “Endless Day” starting today – a special event that will feature surprises for fans of the Endless series. To honor Amplitude’s sixth anniversary, Amplitude has revealed a new playable faction in Endless Space 2: The Horatio, from the original Endless Space. They will be coming to the game in a major Early Access update later this month. Additionally, players can expect to see Steam discounts on multiple Amplitude titles (Endless Space, Endless Legend and Dungeon of the Endless) from January 19-23, in-game events from January 21-25, and more!
Micro Machines World Series
Codemasters & Koch Media today announced that legendary gaming franchise, Micro Machines, will be racing its way on to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC on 21st April 2017. Micro Machines World Series retains the manic social gameplay of the classic series, updated with stunning HD visuals that will see you return to the garden, kitchen, workshop and many more great locations in an array of amazing miniature vehicles.
2K and Firaxis Games today announced that Long War 2, the mod for XCOM 2 on PC from Pavonis Interactive, is now available from Steam Workshop. The Long War 2 mod presents a series of changes to the game’s campaign including the introduction of new tactical mission scenarios like Jailbreak, the Technical class for your XCOM soldiers, and more varied counter-operations from ADVENT forces.
Koei Tecmo Japan has released the second trailer for Musou Stars.
Hellpoint creates an ecosystem within a derelict space colony in real time orbit around an enigmatic black hole. It includes visceral action combat, a cast of twisted unpredictable enemies and cosmic gods, deep lore and strange dynamic events to discover, based on the 21 hours’ orbit of the station. You can visit cradlegames.com for information on the game and its upcoming Kickstarter.
Heroes of the Storm
For a time, the gladiator Valeera Sanguinar served dutifully as one of Varian Wrynn’s personal bodyguards. Now, her shadowy skills find her a natural fit within the secretive rogue order, the Uncrowned, in their fight against the Legion. A master of stealth combat, who is as quick as her daggers are deadly, Valeera is prepared to strike at the Nexus from the shadows as our newest melee assassin.
Call of Cthulhu
Developed by seasoned studio Cyanide, Call of Cthulhu for consoles and PC is an RPG-Investigation game blending psychological horror and stealth mechanics, in a deeply immersive world with an oppressive atmosphere. Today ushers in a new trailer, depicting protagonist Pierce’s submersion into the depths of madness, as he investigates a mysterious death on Darkwater Island, Boston.
Global Publisher My.com and developer NetEase today announce the start of Revelation Online’s third Closed Beta phase. The third phase of testing will last until February 2 and will allow players to explore up to level 69 and prepare for new future experiences. Players can expect new high level challenges in previously available dungeons, brand-new raids, as well as new quests and events. In addition, plenty of new Player versus Player challenges have been added. Fight for dominance in the Arena or gather guild members to join in on the Faction and Territory Wars.
Equipped with a fluffy, wintry exterior and a warm, jovial disposition, Pakko knows just how to make the clash quite the refreshing experience. A MOBA, a third-person shooter, an unforgettable experience, Gigantic is hardcore five-on-five PvP action for skilled gamers.
Stars in Shadow
Four months of hard work in Early Access pays off today, as developer Ashdar Games releases its classic 4X turn-based strategy title Stars in Shadow (PC) on Steam and various other digital download platforms. Time well-spent in the Early Access program has secured much useful feedback and advice from the 4X community, and has ensured that the game is now packed with tons of new features. Two brand new factions have been implemented, strategic zoom is added, as well as the Galactic Council. Moreover, various new minor races can be discovered and the option to use slaves for scientific experiments is now made available to all players.
Marvel Heroes 2016
The BIGGEST UPDATE EVER has finally arrived to Marvel Heroes 2016. Beginning today, Gazillion’s super-powered action-RPG set in the Marvel Universe reinvents itself with refinements to systems, items, and over 50 Super Heroes and Super Villains.
Atelier Shallie Plus
Official launch trailer for Atelier Shallie Plus on Vita.
Shutoko Battle Xtreme
Genki has released the debut trailer for Shutoko Battle Xtreme, the smartphone revival of its Genki Racing Project series.
Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence with Power-Up Kit
Koei Tecmo Japan has released the official trailer for Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence with Power-Up Kit for the Nintendo Switch.
Dragon Ball Fusions
Choose a face, any face! Customize your Dragon Ball Fusions Avatar how you want in Dragon Ball Fusions.
Bear With Me
Bear With Me, a noire-themed point-and-click adventure from Exordium Games, will continue the story of 10-year-old Amber and her teddy bear detective companion, Ted E. Bear, when Episode 2 releases for PC, Mac and Linux on Feb. 15, 2017.
Crash Force, a multiplayer arena shooter with RPG elements from Ascanio Entertainment, where players battle with powerful hovercrafts, will come to PC and Xbox One in April 2017.
PC gamers can get an early taste of the high-octane shootouts when Crash Force hits Steam Early Access on Friday, 20 Jan. for $29.99.
Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII with Power-Up Kit
Koei Tecmo Japan has released the official trailer for Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII with Power-Up Kit for the Nintendo Switch.
Might & Magic SHOWDOWN
Today, Ubisoft announced that Might & Magic SHOWDOWN is now available exclusively on Steam Early Access. Through Early Access, Might & Magic SHOWDOWN is available before its official launch, giving players the opportunity to get involved in the development process by providing feedback and suggestions. With Might & Magic SHOWDOWN, Ubisoft Montreal introduces a new tactical PvP combat experience, set in the rich medieval fantasy universe of Might & Magic. Players will test their tactical battle skills while combining a mix of pre-planning and real-time execution.
Games developer Winking Entertainment has announced the Asian market release of Unearthing Mars for the PlayStation VR system. The virtual-reality game offers players a vivid, immersive experience as they explore our solar system’s mysterious Red Planet.
Meet the Mage and the Amazon, two out of the four hero classes available to intrepid dungeoneers in Brut@l, the procedurally generated co-op monster-slaying adventure. Both the Mage and Amazon excel at ranged combat in different ways – the Amazon uses her great speed and deadly accuracy with bow and arrow, while the Mage conjures elemental magic like fire and ice to eviscerate evil creatures.
Siegecraft Commander, the action strategy hybrid from Blowfish Studios, is now available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and HTC Vive. Build a network of fortifications and reduce the opposing base to rubble in both single-player and online battles, which support console-to-PC crossplay. Master each structure’s attacks and defensive measures to achieve victory in real time or turn-based matches. But beware! If the enemy severs a tower’s link to the central base, that outpost will collapse into a heap of rubble.
Today, Ubisoft revealed the content of the upcoming For Honor Closed Beta that will take place from January 26th to 29th 2017 on all platforms. Over four days, players will get the opportunity to experience new multiplayer content, new maps and new playable Heroes. In addition, Ubisoft has released SCARS, an interactive website that allows players to discover the stories of For Honor warriors and get rewarded with a Closed Beta code by completing the experience.
Rock-N-Rogue: A Boo Bunny Plague Adventure
A dungeon crawling, Heavy Metal musical melee from indie developer On The Level Game Studios, shreds its way onto Steam today. Players take part in the “hottest” battle of the bands competition in the Underworld, where the Devil (concert promoter) makes them do it…literally. Jam with Rock-N-Rogue: A Boo Bunny Plague Adventure in a ridiculously intense, 3rd person top-down adventure with outrageous humor, absurd characters and packed with mayhem, monsters, music and magic…a head-banging gamers dream come true. Rock-N-Rogue: A Boo Bunny Plague Adventure is now available for Windows PC via Steam, for $8.99 USD.