Indie PC Hit Space Engineers Out Now on Xbox One

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Indie developers’ Keen Software House have announced that their pc-hit space-based sandbox game, Space Engineers, has been released to retail stores this week. The first batch of the retail version will be available in North America through Walmart and Amazon, in South Africa, Australia (exclusively through EB), New Zealand and throughout designated countries in Europe. The retail version features a Limited Edition that includes Space Engineers, two bonus games from Keen Software House – Miner Wars 2081 and Miner Wars Arena, the official game soundtrack, exclusive art cards, a sticker and heaps of bonus digital content.

Space Engineers is entering its second year in Early Access development and recently celebrated an important milestone of one million copies sold. The game is supported by an enthusiastic community of players who are actively participating in the development by providing feedback and suggestions, and helping to further improve and expand the game.

The Walking Dead – Available Now On Xbox One

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Telltale Games has announced the release of The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series, as well as The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series; both available in stores at retail and for download on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for the first time.

The Walking Dead is set in the world of Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series and offers an emotionally-charged, tailored game experience where a player’s actions and choices affect how their story plays out across the entire series.

“Since the series premiere in 2012, the team has been incredibly proud to continue breaking new ground in the art of interactive drama as part of Robert Kirkman’s award-winning universe,” said Kevin Bruner, President and Co-Founder at Telltale Games. “Now available on over six thousand devices from console to mobile, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 formats usher in an even greater reach for Telltale, and we’re excited to be preparing players across the world for an exciting third season that’s yet to come.”

The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series continues the story of Clementine, a young girl orphaned at the outset of the undead apocalypse, left to survive in a world gone mad. Players will struggle to outwit both the dead and the living in situations that will test their morals and control the flow of the story through the choices that they make.

The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season and The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series – Season Two are rated 18 with Violence and Bad Language by PEGI.

Dragon Age Keep in Open Beta

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Players Can Now Prepare for the launch of Dragon Age: Inquisition (November 21st) with Dragon Age Keep BETA. The Dragon Age Keep is a story creation web app that will give gamers and BioWare fans an opportunity to discover and shape the legacy, heroes and world around their personal story in Dragon Age: Inquisition. To access Dragon Age Keep from a modern web browser, players can visit www.dragonagekeep.com and log-in with their Origin account.

The story of Dragon Age is truly immense and filled with rich characters, beautiful and deadly locales and incredible events which have shaped the world players will experience in Dragon Age: Inquisition. Dragon Age Keep is an opportunity for players who are both new to the franchise and those who have played past games to forge the key moments in the lore, creating a personalised and customised experience when Inquisition launches on November 21.

said Aaryn Flynn, General Manager of BioWare Edmonton and Montreal.

Dragon Age Keep will allow gamers to make key decisions and mold their own Dragon Age history while watching their choices unfold before their eyes through the visual tapestry layout. From defining the heroes, to exploring the World of Thedas and its many influential and memorable personalities, players will be able to shape the story set in the months preceding the cataclysm that begins the events in Dragon Age: Inquisition. Players will also be able to share their stories with their friends and compare their progress across games within the franchise.

Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires

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KOEI TECMO Europe this week announced that the tactical action game, Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires will be released on the 30th January 2015 across Europe Xbox One.

The Dynasty Warriors Empires series returns replete with new features including deep customization of warriors, horses and armies, or even the creation of an original character in dynamic battlefields that evolve with environmental changes.

Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires focuses deeply on the chaotic lives of the warriors as their fateful decisions affect the rise and fall of the nations they bravely fight for. Players can select from 83 unique characters, or create their own original character with a plentitude of options through the edit function. The visual customization goes further with the newly implemented ability to customize their horses, banners and “normal” officers.

In the returning Empire mode, players can select from one of many distinct roles which are best suited to them or to experience the epic history and its outcomes through a different methodology of warfare in replay. Whether choosing from Liu Bei, a provincial ruler forced to wander the land in search of a home or Lu Bu, an egotistical warrior who moves from one betrayal to another in search of his own glory, players are swept up in the drama of warfare.

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Courageous warriors trudge through Ancient China with its vast plains, bleak wastelands, narrow ravines and immense castles as they slash through enemy lines. In Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires, warriors must fight against not only enemies but also the forces of nature as the changing seasons bring new elements to the more than 40 battlefields affected by seasons and the passing of time.

For more Dynasty Warriors 8 news and a first look at the new playable characters please visit www.facebook.com/koeigames or www.dynastywarriors8.eu/empires and follow us on twitter @tecmokoeieurope

Far Cry 4: Battles of Kyrat (Trailer)

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Find out more about the multiplayer mode in this trailer! Will you take arms with the Golden Path, lock and load with the surety of steel and modern technology? Or will you choose the Rakshasa, ancient warriors that even the greatest soldiers fear as if they were death itself? There are two forces at war for Kyrat and you must choose which one you will fight for…

Paranormal platformer Extreme Exorcism

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Have you ever felt an eerie presence in an empty room? Or heard spine-chilling footsteps in the dead of night? You’re not alone.

Indie developers Golden Ruby Games and Ripstone Publishing have found undeniable evidence of a supernatural force at work on this All Hallow’s Eve. They’re teaming up to bring paranormal platformer Extreme Exorcism to Xbox One and PC in 2015.

Extreme Exorcism is an arena platformer where all of your actions will come back to haunt you…

Take on the role of extreme exorcist Mae Barrons, whose unconventional supernatural skills are called upon when everything and everyone else has failed to rid a haunted house of its ghostly presence.

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Mae’s approach is a little extreme, but a cross, holy water and a Bible just won’t cut it with these ghosts. She’s armed with swords, guns, grenades, mines, rocket launchers, razor-sharp boomerangs,lightning spells, Kung-Fu moves and much more.

Each time a ghost is eliminated another will appear to mimic your every move – so tread carefully, or prepare to reap what you sow. The longer you survive, the more extreme the game becomes.

Just how extreme is it?

  • Story mode covers the ten areas of the haunted mansion culminating in a boss fight
  • Comprehensive local multiplayer: non-stop ghost annihilation for up to 4 players
  • Story mode playable both co-operatively and solo
  • Customizable death match mode – change the weapon set, how ghosts spawn and the abilities they possess
  • Online leaderboards allow you to compare your scores with the wider world
  • Challenge mode: specific rule setups that encourage extreme play

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The zombies at Golden Ruby Games have risen from the grave, with help from the necromancers at Ripstone, to bring you the thrilling title; Extreme Exorcism. You’ll need serious paranormal powers if you ever hope to beat this devilishly difficult action platformer” – Mike Christatos,Founder & President of Golden Ruby Games.

Ripstone also look forward to partnering with Golden Ruby Games and helping the team bring Extreme Exorcism to wider audience on multiple platforms.

“It’s widely known that at Ripstone we use witchcraft to help great indie games find audiences, so we’re delighted Golden Ruby chose to partner with us on Extreme Exorcism.” says Ripstone’s Creative Director Phil Gaskell, “The game has a spookily good spin on the use of ghost replays, and in competitive multiplayer it’s an absolute scream!”