Codemasters have today revealed details on GRID Autosport, their most authentic racing title to date with a diverse new world to explore is due to be released on 24th June in North America and 27th June in Europe. The catch is it’s an Xbox 360 title with no mention of the Xbox One. To get you petrol heads excited, here’s the new gameplay trailer:
What follows below is the official press release (unedited) from Codemasters with new screenshots included. Go ahead, take a read and let us know what you think of this new racing title in the comments section below.
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GRID Autosport will bring alive the experience of becoming a professional racing driver in a new world of contemporary and classic motorsport. Drawing in spirit from classic Codemasters titles such as the TOCA series, developed in conjunction with community feedback and retaining the core GRID focus of ‘being all about the race’, gamers will experience a world of breadth, of depth, of intensity and of course, of the excitement that only racing cars can deliver.
Racing alongside a teammate, players must overcome key rivals and satisfy team sponsors in ferocious races where every pass and position counts. In GRID Autosport’ s huge career, gamers will specialise in their favourite racing discipline or conquer them all; players will feel the aggression of the pack in Touring Cars, manage tyre wear and race into the night in Endurance events, race Open-Wheel cars with precision, show car control in Tuner events and react on the fly in Street races.
Each unique category features series dedicated to different classes, including Touring Cars, Hypercars, Endurance GT Cars, Prototypes, Single-Seaters, Super Modified vehicles, » Continue Reading.
For those Dragon Age fans amongst you, I have some good news. Not only of course do we now know that Dragon Age: Inquisition will be available in North America on October 7th (in store and digital download) and Europe on October 10th, but also we have news on pre-order bonus content.
Head on over to http://www.dragonage.com/#!/en_GB/ preorder and you’ll see the “Digital Deluxe Edition” listed with the below list included. On the official twitter thread they have mentioned an upcoming “Collectors Edition” and today’s press release refers to an upcoming “Inquisitors Edition”. One can only assume both will be made up of some of the following as listed on dragonage.com
Skyhold Throne – Every ruler should sit in a place of high honor, but as the Inquisitor you will have the greatest of all, fashioned from an ancient dragon skull. Red Hart Halla – Traverse the perilous, living world atop this great-horned beast. Bog Unicorn – Once belonging to an evil marauder, this unique mount has returned to inspire fear into those who would oppose you. Bring the world of Thedas wherever you go with the Dragon Age: Inquisition digital soundtrack Bonus digital content – to be announced Multi-class Weapons: Smite your enemies with the Flames of the Inquisition weapons arsenal. Whether staff or daggers, greatsword or war hammer, these weapons will make short work of your foes. Inquisitor Armor: Protect yourself against the onslaught of enemy attacks by suiting up in the Flames of the Inquisition Armor. Armored Mount: Flames of the Inquisition gear also includes a valiant steed, complete with its own set of Inquisition Armor forged from the flames of battle.
We're getting lots of questions about a #DAI Collector's Edition. We hope to have news and details to report in the next » Continue Reading.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.