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Kholat horror video game based on real events

Kholat horror video game based on real events

After PC and PS4 gamers, it’s now the time for Xbox One owners to experience the horror, the unknown, and the unsolved mystery of a tragedy that took place on the Dyatlov Pass almost 60 years ago. Kholat – an FPP horror game based on true events – will launch on Microsoft’s console on June 9th this year. Kholat is a unique adventure horror game that to date has sold more than 500,000 copies on PC and PS4. On June […]

Voice Actor Doug Cockle Retains Role For Victor Vran Additions Motörhead: Through The Ages & Fractured Worlds

Voice Actor Doug Cockle Retains Role For Victor Vran Additions Motörhead: Through The Ages & Fractured Worlds

In partnership with developer Haemimont Games, independent games publisher Wired Productions is delighted to announce that the gravelliest voice in gaming, Doug Cockle, returns to reprise his role as Victor Vran in the action RPG’s upcoming console debut as Victor Vran: Overkill Edition, including its new Motörhead: Through the Ages and Fractured Worlds content additions. Doug Cockle has starred in numerous video game franchises as well as Hollywood blockbusters and is a renowned voice actor cherished by fans and industry […]

Rocking Pilot – The Guitar Shredding, Twin Stick Shoot ‘Em Up Launches May 15

Rocking Pilot – The Guitar Shredding, Twin Stick Shoot ‘Em Up Launches May 15

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 […]

Moonshot Galaxy is Landing on PlayStation®VR

Moonshot Galaxy is Landing on PlayStation®VR

Big Fish Games is expanding its reach into virtual reality with its new game Moonshot Galaxy, coming soon to PlayStation®VR. Using PlayStation®Move motion controllers, players will navigate challenges in four branches of the universe in this stylish galactic puzzle adventure. Liftoff Labs is exploring the frontiers of virtual reality gaming as Big Fish’s newest internal studio. By developing games that leverage the strengths of VR platforms, Liftoff Labs represents one of the ways Big Fish is investing in emerging game technologies […]

Esports Teams Rival Traditional Sports On College Campuses

Esports Teams Rival Traditional Sports On College Campuses

Sixty-five percent of American households are home to someone who plays video games regularly, according to ESA’s newest report. The report, 2017 Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry, highlights the rising influence of video games in society and the US economy. Gamers age 18 or older now represent 72 percent of the video game-playing population. The report also finds that playing video games is an important activity to American families. Sixty-seven percent of parents play video games […]

New Slayers Welcome – Join The Fight Against Devastating Demons In Toukiden 2: Free Alliances Version

New Slayers Welcome – Join The Fight Against Devastating Demons In Toukiden 2: Free Alliances Version

KOEI TECMO America is excited to announce the upcoming western release of Toukiden 2: Free Alliances Version, a new free-to-play version of Toukiden 2 in which players worldwide can fight alongside players of the full version of the recently-released demon-hunting action RPG. Set for a digital release on May 30, 2017 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system, free-to-play Slayers will experience the diverse, action-packed gameplay of the Toukiden series while they encounter a variety of […]

Dragon Quest Heroes II Cast Revealed

Dragon Quest Heroes II Cast Revealed

Today’s release of the “Meet the Heroes” trailer rounds out the 15 playable characters that appear in the action-RPG, DRAGON QUEST HEROES™ II, which launches on April 25th. The latest entry in this video series features DRAGON QUEST® IV’s rogue trader and newcomer to the series, Torneko Taloon, and his array of unconventional weapons that plow through hordes of enemies. The video also showcases fan-favorites and returning heroes from DRAGON QUEST IV, Alena, the vivacious martial artist, and Kiryl, her […]

video game “Motörhead: Through The Ages” adds Troma Films legend Lloyd Kaufman

video game “Motörhead: Through The Ages” adds Troma Films legend Lloyd Kaufman

Wired Productions, an independent games publisher, is today proud to confirm legendary independent film director Lloyd Kaufman’s starring role in Motörhead: Through the Ages, the heavy metal content expansion for Victor Vran, the award-winning action RPG developed by Haemimont Games. Headed to the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows PC this spring, Motörhead: Through the Ages will be sold separately for existing owners of the standalone Victor Vran game or as […]

WWE Superstars “The New Day” Bring FINAL FANTASY XIV ONLINE to WrestleMania 33

WWE Superstars “The New Day” Bring FINAL FANTASY XIV ONLINE to WrestleMania 33

WWE Superstars Big E, Kofi Kingston, and Xavier Woods, all members of “The New Day,” were part of an exciting kick-off to WrestleMania 33 tonight at the Orlando Citrus Bowl as part of a partnership between WWE and Square Enix®, makers of the popular FINAL FANTASY® video game franchise. The trio, who hosted WrestleMania, dressed as characters from critically acclaimed online game FINAL FANTASY® XIV in a one-of-a-kind, FINAL FANTASY-themed entrance to WrestleMania 33, WWE’s biggest event of the year […]

Tobii and Crystal Dynamics announce head and eye tracking features for Rise of the Tomb Raider 20 Year Celebration

Tobii and Crystal Dynamics announce head and eye tracking features for Rise of the Tomb Raider 20 Year Celebration

Tobii, the global leader in eye tracking, and Crystal Dynamics®, the award-winning Square Enix ® studio, today announced that the Steam version of Rise of the Tomb Raider®: 20 Year Celebration will support multiple eye-tracking features. The title is also one of the first games to combine head and eye tracking functionality powered by the Tobii IS4 platform, found in products like the Alienware 17 gaming notebook, Predator gaming monitors from Acer and Tobii’s eye tracking peripheral, the Tobii Eye […]

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