Blazkowicz returns, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood out for console, PC

The new standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order, The Old Blood, has launched on Live, PSN, and Steam. The $19.99 download takes B.J. Blazkowicz through eight chapters that span two interconnected storylines set in 1946. The first part, Rudi Jäger and the Den of Wolves, finds him behind enemy lines in Bavaria, undertaking a two-part mission to break into Castle Wolfenstein and steal intel to find General Deathshead’s compound. The second part, The Dark Secrets of Helga Von Schabbs, takes place further along on his search, after he stumbles upon a city where strange artifacts have recently been uncovered.

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Forza Horizon 2 gets Alpinestars Car Pack, free Bugatti

Forza Horizon 2 (360, Xbox One) Alpinestars Car Pack Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new batch of cars has been added to Forza Horizon 2’s downloadable roster with the release of the Alpinestars Car Pack. The latest set adds six new vehicles, including the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette and the 1991 Jeep Wagoneer. Launching alongside the new pack is this month’s free car, the 1992 Bugatti EB110 SS. As always, full details on each of the new additions can be found below.

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(Nintendo 3DS Review) Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker

“… a great trip back to a world filled with addictive combat, an interesting story, and an amiable cast of characters.”

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(Ch-ch-ch) Jason Bundle out May 5 for Mortal Kombat X Kombo Pack

The Jason Voorhees Bundle will launch for Mortal Kombat X tomorrow for Kombat Pack owners and on May 12 for everyone else. The $7.99 set includes two different download packs, Jason Vorhees character DLC ($4.99) and the Horror Pack ($3.99). The Horror Pack adds horror-themed skins for several characters, including Kraken Reptile, Pharaoh Ermac, and Vampiress Mileena. A new trailer shows the Friday the 13th star in action.

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Project Cars entire vehicle launch, on-disc and DLC, list released

Project Cars (PC, PS4, Wii U, Xbox One) Car List Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bandai Namco has released the full list of vehicles slated to be available at launch for Project Cars. The game will include a wide variety of rides across several different types, from Karts to US Trans-Am and Supercars. The full list of the 70-plus roster is available below.

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New SMT: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker trailer cracks some skulls

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker is set to launch next Tuesday, and Atlus has a new combat-centric video for all potential demon summoners. The re-release features two storylines, the original Septentriones arc and the new Triangulum arc, but one constant remains throughout both adventures: combat. The new trailer covers skill cracking (acquiring a new skill from an enemy), assigning skills, and mastering the elemental and Extra Turn systems for maximum damage.

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3DS

Alpha demo for shooter-RPG Drifting Lands released on Steam

Drifting Lands (PC) Alpha Demo Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

France-based indie studio Alkemi has release a free alpha demo of Drifting Lands. The hybrid title combines the action of horizontal shooters with a skill system similar to role-playing games. The game features loot, randomized levels, multiple ships, and various pilot classes. Players can try out the early release by downloading the demo from Steam.

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Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight book sampler released

Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold The Fafnir Knight (3DS) Art Book Sample Announcement - Art 1

Atlus has released a sample of the staff book that’s being packed in with first-run copies of Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight. The book features a number of pieces created during production, such as concept sketches and character backgrounds, along with descriptions from lead designer Yuji Himukai. QR codes will also be included, which will unlock items to help beginners get started on their adventure.

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Killing for a cure, The Weaponographist now on Steam

The Weaponographist (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Puuba and Mastertronic’s newest action title, The Weaponographist, is now available on Steam for Mac and Windows PC. As demon hunter and jerk extraordinaire Doug McGrave, players must fight their way through five dungeons and slay as many demons as possible in order to lift a curse brought on him after refusing to help a poor village. The curse quickly destroys any weapon he touches, so players must adapt and extend their combos for as long as possible to earn as much demon goop as they can to unlock the upgrades necessary for him to survive long enough to be cured.

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OPQAM’s top-down shooter Project Root blasts onto Live, PSN

Project Root (PS4, PS Vita, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new shooter has launched for PS4, PS Vita, and Xbox One, courtesy of OPQAM and Reverb Triple XP. Project Root, “a modern remake of the shoot ‘em up action genre,” follows rebel ace Lance Rockport in his eight-stage battle against the Prometheus Corporation. Along the way, players will also be able to upgrade their craft, the F-72 Zonda fighter.

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