Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: 505 Games

Payday 2 now available online, ships to stores for consoles, PC

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Overkill’s follow-up to their Heat-styled shooter Payday: The Heist, Payday 2, is now available for 360, PC, and PS3. As one of the four-member Payday crew, players will pull off a series of dangerous heists using the new Crime.net system. The sequel features four skill trees (Enforcer, Ghost, Mastermind, and Tactician), a weapon-modification system, and a new mask creator.

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Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons launches on Live Marketplace for 360

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505 Games has kicked off Xbox Live Summer of Arcade 2013 with Starbreeze Studios’ latest adventure title, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons. Scheduled to launch later this month for PC and next for PS3, the 1200 MS Point release follows two brothers who set out on a (co-op) journey to save their dying father.

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Terraria: Collector’s Edition ships to retail for 360, PS3

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Publisher 505 Games has released a boxed copy of Re-Logic’s hybrid action-crafting-role-playing adventure title Terraria for 360 and PS3. Terraria: Collector’s Edition, set to hit store shelves later this week, includes a copy of the game—disc for 360, PSN download card for PS3—a pickaxe USB flash drive, themed stickers, and a crafting poster.

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Payday 2 to be released online for PC, in stores for 360 and PS3

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Payday 2, the sequel to 2011’s bank-heist-themed shooter Payday: The Heist, will be available in retail for 360 and PS3. The original was published by Sony Online and available online for PC and PS3, but the sequel’s publisher, 505 Games, announced today that it is expanding the series to include a physical release for the console versions, in addition to a digital release for PC.

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Terraria now available on Live Arcade and PSN

Re-Logic’s PC adventure-RPG Terraria is now available for 360 and PS3. The 505 Games-published port features random events, crafting, world-building elements, and AI characters who will move into player-created structures. The console adaptation includes new single-player content and new multiplayer modes that support up to four players online or locally via splitscreen.

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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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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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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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