Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: 505 Games

Terraria launching next week on Live and PSN

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505 Games has revealed that the console version of Terraria will be launching next week, first on PSN and then on Live. The PS3 version will launch March 26, and the 360 version a day later, on March 27. The console adaptation will include new single-player content and new multiplayer modes, with support for four-player local splitscreen and four-player online play.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Sniper Elite III announced for current and next-gen consoles, PC

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The Sniper Elite series will continue next year, according to developer Rebellion and publisher 505 Games. Sniper Elite 3, currently under development, will see OSS sniper Karl Fairburne doing his part in North Africa (judging by the logo). 505 Games plans on releasing the title next year for PC as well as both current and next-generation consoles.

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Terraria console splitscreen multiplayer screenshots released

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505 Games has released a new batch of screenshots for the console version of Re-Logic’s Terraria. The popular PC adventure-RPG features crafting, world-building elements, random events, and non-playable characters who move in to structures players build. The console version will feature new content, as well as support for four-player local splitscreen multiplayer and four-player online multiplayer. The new screens show off local multiplayer.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

505 Games partners with Serellan to publish Takedown: Red Sabre

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Serellan’s Kickstarter-backed game Takedown has received a boost from 505 Games. The Sniper Elite V2, UK-based publisher has announced that they will be assisting Serellan with publishing the game across the globe, and that it has been renamed Takedown: Red Sabre. Red Sabre is being developed by Christian Allen, the former creative director of the Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon franchise, and is intended to be a successor to the SWAT series and earlier Rainbow Six titles with a focus on pre-mission planning.

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Sniper Elite V2 – St. Pierre DLC now available for 360 and PS3

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Some more Sniper Elite V2 news this week. Following the announcement of a Wii U port, 505 has sent word that new DLC has been released for 360 and PS3. The St. Pierre DLC drop features a new side mission that sees our resilient sniper making his way to the western front to head off a counterattack led by General Rodebrecht. Fearing that Rodebrecht will turn the tide of the war, SHAEF sends word that he is to be eliminated and his service book retrieved as proof. Included in the pack is a new map, which includes St. Pierre village and the surrounding countryside, as well as two new weapons, the Lee Enfield No. 3 and the M1D Garand.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Sniper Elite V2 launching this spring for Wii U

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Sniper Elite V2, already available for PC as well as 360 and PS3, will be making its way to the Wii U this spring. 505 Games announced that Rebellion’s WWII shooter will feature a revamped control scheme that utilizes the GamePad’s touch screen. The game will also retain its kill cam view, the cinematic sequences that depict particularly skilful fatal shots in slow motion with the bullet passing through an x-ray of the victim to illustrate trajectory and damage.

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Deep Black emerges from the depths, now available for PS3

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Biart’s third-person shooter Deep Black has launched on PSN for $14.99. The 505 Games-published action title centers around retired mercenary Syrus Pierce’s mission to take down the Al-Azrad terrorist network. Pierce will battle Al-Azrad on land and under water in 40 missions set in four different environments, using everything from bullets to … wait … is he kicking that guy in the crotch? … okay, then, crotch shots. Bullets and crotch shots.

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PlayStation 3 News

(Xbox 360 Review) Sniper Elite V2

(Xbox 360 Review) Sniper Elite V2

“Solo gamers will find less to like, but multiplayer fanatics will definitely want to check out Sniper Elite V2.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Sniper Elite V2 out and skulking about store shelves, Steam

Sniper Elite V2 (360, PC, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

505 Games has announced that Rebellion’s third-person tactical shooter, Sniper Elite V2, is now available for the 360, PC, and PS3. A reboot of 2005′s Sniper Elite, V2 features American OSS agent Karl Fairburne in a race through war-torn Berlin to uncover details about the V-2 rocket program before the Red Army. Described as a “detailed sniping simulation with advanced ballistics,” gamers can look forward to checking gravity, wind, and stability as they go for a kill shot—and if the shot’s good enough, an enhanced kill cam with x-ray detail will kick in to track the impact.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Deep Black: Episode 1 launches on Live Arcade

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The first episode of Biart’s third-person shooter Deep Black is now available on Live Arcade. Released last March for PC, Deep Black tasks players with taking on the role of retired mercenary Syrus Pierce and tracking down the Al-Azrad terrorist network. Players will have to make their way through 40 missions in four different environments, set on land and under water, taking enemies down with bullets and harpoons.

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Xbox 360 News