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Wolfenstein: The New Order – Nowhere To Run

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Hitting shelves on May 20th for Xbox 360 and Xbox One is Wolfenstein: The New Order, in development by MachineGames & published by Bethesda. Wolfenstein A new trailer has surfaced to 1) show us a little more of what to expect and 2) add to the hype machine in preparation for launch. Of course, we enjoy adding to said machine so enjoy the below and don’t forget to let us know your thoughts below.

The Evil Within: PAX Trailer

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Over the pond at PAX 2014 a new trailer for The Evil Within from Tango Gameworks and Bethesda Softworks, has been unleashed. This survival horror game is going to be released on August 26 for both Xbox 360 and Xbox One. This is the UK version of the trailer.

Shadow Of Mordor Looks To Bring Innovation To Lord Of The Rings

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The Lord of the Rings is one of the most successful film franchises in history. Between the three films in the original trilogy and the first two movies based on The Hobbit Peter Jackson and company have grossed more than $1.5 billion while sparking increased interest in the source material.

Understandably, there have been attempts to capitalize on the success of the cinematic adventures in the the form of video games. Lord of the Rings games have come in every shape and size since the release of the first film, spanning every multiple console generations, handheld devices, smartphones, computer operating systems, and Gambling.com even has a review of a slot machine based on the series.

The first attempt at a LotR game on the newest console generation comes in the form of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. The game was announced way back in November, but an October 7 release date was just announced earlier this month.

Developed by Monolith Productions, the company behind F.E.A.R., the game is an entirely original story set between the events of The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. In addition to an original story, players will be privy to some truly unique gameplay elements that the developers are hoping will set the game apart.

First and foremost is what the game makers are calling the “Nemesis system.” In an attempt to bring a different element to how users approach the title, a system wherein players can shape the very nature of their opponents was created. Instead of being forced to kill everything in sight like these games normally demand, players can encounter various enemies and choose to let them live or die. There are advantages to both approaches, as allowing them to live can supply » Continue Reading.

Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare – FREE New ‘Zomboss Down’ DLC Out Now

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Out Today for Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions,  the hilarious shooter Plants vs. Zombies™ Garden Warfare heads to the Wild West in Zomboss Down, the brand-new free* downloadable game pack. The new pack will feature even weirder shooter fun with the new Cactus Canyon Gardens and Graveyards Map, eight new playable characters, over 200 wild customization items, an increased Level cap from 20 to 30 for each character, and all-new challenges to accomplish.

In Zomboss Down the plants have blasted down Dr. Zomboss’s blimp and unleashed packs of zombies, who are now roaming the desert and battling their way through the wreckage to reach the local golf course. This golf course doubles as a super-secret facility housing a Cactus army on the unbelievable new Gardens and Graveyards Map, Cactus Canyon. Players will also enjoy increased character levels and eight fun new characters like the Archeologist Zombie, the Wrestling Star Zombie, the Law Pea and the Sun Pharaoh. In addition, players will discover weapon upgrades and skins for new characters, new accessories, tattoos and facial hair, and even more.

Xbox 360 – Deal Of The Week – Batman Games On Sale

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This week’s Xbox Store Deal of the Week has a Batman theme to it with discounts on DLC and Games on Demand prices for the Arkham Series titles, Gotham City Imposters and LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes.

Although Arkham: Origins is the only game not to be discounted for the Arkham Series, its Season Pass has been reduced to just £6.74. With the release of the ‘Cold,Cold Heart’ DLC on April 22nd next week, it is the cheapest way to get hold of all the DLC for this game as Cold,Cold Heart is included in the Season Pass. This price will no doubt be cheaper then the stand alone cost of the DLC next Week.

The Wolf Among Us: Episode 3 ‘A Crooked Mile’ Review

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The third and middle chapter to the five episode series ‘The Wolf Among Us’ by Telltale Games, is now out on Xbox 360. As we are now three episodes in, it is almost impossible to now proceed without giving away spoilers to the first two episodes so please bear that in mind before reading on.

A Crooked Mile begins following the dramatic reveal at the conclusion of Episode 2, Smoke and Mirrors. The strong theme of player choice is once again thrust upon the player as you must make decisions straight away with the game using adding pressure by forcing you to make those decisions quickly. Time is very much a theme for ‘A Crooked Mile’ as both decision making and story telling become far quicker then both previous episodes, the heightened pressure to make the right choice will have you second guessing almost immediately what the decisions you make. I did find that by now in the third episode, my choices were made more by reflex when the time to pick one was short.

The end of Episode 2 saw the character Ichabob Crane become the chief suspect in Fabletown’s Sheriff Bigby Wolf’s investigation of the serial killing of female fables. The dark sinister obsession Crane has developed for Snow White has led to him hiring prostitutes and forcing them to use a Glamour, to have them take on the image of Snow White just before their untimely and very gruesome death. With the need to find Crane wading against the desire to protect Snow White, Bigby sets off to find Snow to both protect her and to get her help to continue the investigation.

One of the brilliant things that ‘The Wolf Among Us’ does is force you the player to face the consequences » Continue Reading.

Titanfall – New Patch Brings Private Matches And Fixes Today

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Respawn have released an update today that brings for the first time the option to host Private Matches on Titanfall. The update also brings a host of fixes for issues reported on Xbox One and some game balancing. It follows the release of Titanfall for Xbox 360 in the US on Tuesday and ahead of the UK and European release for Xbox 360 tomorrow, Friday 11th April.

Our Titanfall patch notes are live! Private matches, gooser update, & much more. Full list here: http://t.co/VUl7Aeb00o #Titanfall

— Titanfall (@Titanfallgame) April 10, 2014

Private Match (beta) - This is the first public test of our new Private Match mode. This gives you a way to organize matches with and against your friends, for casual or tournament play. Some features are unfinished or not yet implemented, and we welcome your feedback. A few highlights:

• Private Match supports 2 to 12 players, with 1 to 6 players on each team. • You can start a new Private Match lobby by choosing it on the main selection screen (alongside Campaign, MP, and Training). Invite your friends in or have them join you at any time. • Choose any of the game’s maps or modes (CTF, Pilot Hunter, etc.) to play in. • Choose which team you’re on. • There is no XP gain, challenge progress, or achievement unlocking while in a Private Match. For this beta, the Last Game Summary screen will display what you would have earned in normal play outside of Private Match, but be aware that this progress will not be recorded to your lifetime total. • For this beta, there is no concept of a “lobby leader”; any player can change game options in the lobby or start/stop the match countdown. • All Private » Continue Reading.

Arkham: Origins – Cold, Cold Heart DLC First Look

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DC Entertainment have released an exclusive video where WB Montreal Developers discuss the new DLC For Arkham: Origins, Cold, Cold Heart. The DLC story introduces the Bat Villain Mr Freeze for the first time in the Arkham universe. Set one week after the events of the main game, this cold hearted deadly enemy picks his moment to rise up and targets an event being held by Bruce Wayne.

The DLC will see a new area of the city opened for gameplay. Batman will get a new ‘Batsuit’ to allow him to take on the cryogenic weapons used by Mr Freeze and his goons, a suit which will also bring new combat options.

Cold, Cold Heart is out on April 22nd for Xbox 360.

Wolfenstien: The New Order ‘Nowhere To Run’ Trailer

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1960. There is no more war. The Nazis control the globe and hope is lost.

But not for everyone. A resourceful team of resistance fighters, led by B.J. Blazkowicz, are fighting back against the Reich forces led by Colonel Deathshead. Learn more about their movement in this all-new gameplay trailer.

Wolfenstein: The New Order reignites the franchise widely recognized for pioneering the first-person shooter genre. Set in the 1960s, the monstrous Nazi regime has used mysterious advanced technology to win World War II. They now rule the globe with an iron fist. Wolfenstein: The New Order sends you across Europe on a harrowing mission to bring down the Nazi war machine.

Released May 20th on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

LEGO: The Hobbit Launch Trailer

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Out today in the US and Friday 11th April in UK and Europe, LEGO The Hobbit launches this week with this new trailer.

LEGO The Hobbit will take players on epic quests and a variety of adventures as they explore key locations from the films, such as Lake-town, Dale, Erebor, Bag End, Goblin-town, Mirkwood, Rivendell and the treacherous High Pass over the Misty Mountains.

Fans will also assume the roles of their favorite characters, including Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the Dwarves of Erebor: Thorin, Fíli, Kíli, Óin, Glóin, Dwalin, Balin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, Dori, Nori and Ori, each possessing a unique and hilarious ability. One of the main new features of the game allows players to utilize the Dwarves’ combined abilities such as buddy fighting, two-player attack, staff climb, mace swing and belly bounce to help them fight Orcs and fouler things or to progress through the game.

LEGO: The Hobbit is out for Xbox One and Xbox 360.