Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Adventure

Life is Strange gets physical, now on store shelves for console, PC

Life is Strange (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Physical Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dontnod’s episodic adventure title Life is Strange is now available in physical form for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. As high school senior (and resident time manipulator) Max Caulfield, players team up with friend Chloe Price to investigate the disappearance of another student in Arcadia Bay. Two versions are on offer, with the standard edition featuring all five episodes, and a Limited Edition, which also includes a 32-page art book, a music CD with 14 licensed tracks and 8 tracks from the game’s composer, and a directors’ commentary.

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The Deadly Tower of Monsters launches online for PC, PS4

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Ace Team and director Dan Smith’s exciting, exotic, extraterrestrial action-packed adventure The Deadly Tower of Monsters is now available for PC and PS4. As a trio of B-movie, space-age heroes, players must navigate the tower to save the day. Along the way, they must battle dangerous apes, scary squids, and ray-gun-wielding aliens, all to the commentary of Dan Smith himself. Also, for the next two weeks, the game will be 33% off its regular price of $14.99.

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Skills highlighted in new trailer for The Deadly Tower of Monsters

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Dick Starspeed, Scarlet Nova, and Robot aren’t slouches in the adventuring department. To prove it, Ace Team has released a new trailer alongside a batch of screenshots highlighting the skills that the trio will call upon in the upcoming action title The Deadly Tower of Monsters. Landmines, energy barriers, time vortexes, and chain lightning are just some of the means with which the gang can battle such nefarious horrors as Mega-Gorilla and Mutant Octopus. Check out this post to get a better idea of what kind villains reside in the tower.

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The Deadly Tower of Monsters to launch at 33% off for PS Plus, Steam

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Ace Team’s upcoming action title The Deadly Tower of Monsters is receiving a two-week price drop. The promo will run from launch until February 2, with PS Plus subscribers and Steam users receiving a discount of 33 percent. A permanent bonus was also announced for Steam users, the Scarlet Nova digital calendar.

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Prep the little grey cells! Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders detailed

Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Physical Copy Announcement - Screenshot 1

Kalypso has announced that they’ve entered into a partnership with Microids to release boxed copies of Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Adopted from the novel of the same title, The ABC Murders puts players in the polished shoes of famed Belgian detective Hercule Poirot as he attempts to track down and unmask the A.B.C. killer. Players will have to solve puzzles, interview characters, and collect evidence. A three-part making-of series has been launched as well, and the entire run can be found below.

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Meet the vile, high-tech inhabitants of The Deadly Tower of Monsters

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Atlus has released a new trailer highlighting the goofy fiends in Ace Team’s The Deadly Tower of Monsters. Inspired by older, and in some cases some might say cheap, sci-fi films, the monsters are designed after a time when practical effects ruled cinema. Big Blob, Lizard Man, and Pipe Worm are just a few of the top-tier villains awaiting in the tower.

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King’s Quest: Rubble Without a Cause on PSN, tomorrow Live, Steam

Kings Quest (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Chapter 2 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Graham gets his crown today with the release of King’s Quest – Chapter 2: Rubble Without a Cause for PS3 and PS4. The follow-up to A Knight to Remember finds Graham being booted out of his newly acquired kingdom by a band of goblins. In the process of regaining the throne, he must free the people of Daventry from the horde and save his friends from A Knight to Remember. PC and Xbox gamers can download the game tomorrow.

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Go freefalling in new The Deadly Tower of Monsters trailer, screens

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Atlus has officially launched the full website for Ace Team’s upcoming action title (in spppaaaacceee-accee-acce-ace) Full Deadly Tower of Monsters. A new trailer and screens were also released revealing that Dick Starspeed, Scarlet Nova, and Robot will not only ascend a tower packed with B-movie-styled baddies but also—wait for it—descend it. Freefalling doesn’t just save time, as it can also net players special rewards as well as access to secret areas. The characters can still die, so be sure to use those boosters.

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Double Fine announces new Psychonauts, Full Throttle Remastered

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More out of this year’s PlayStation Experience, this time from Double Fine. The studio has revealed that Psychonauts will be returning as a PlayStation VR game, Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin. The sequel will continue immediately after the original, finishing the cliffhanger that’s been hanging for many, many years. Note that this is a different game from Psychonauts 2, which is currently being crowdfunded. Rhombus of Ruin will serve as the link between Psychonauts 1 and 2. Full Throttle Remastered was also revealed. Similar to the recent Grim Fandango Remastered, the upcoming re-release will feature new artwork, high-res backgrounds and animation, commentary tracks, and more.

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Yakuza 0 coming to North America, Yakuza 5 launching next week

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During Sony’s PlayStation Experience livestream, Atlus revealed two bits of Yakuza-related news: the first is that the studio will be bringing Yakuza 0 stateside both physically and digitally for PS4, and secondly, Yakuza 5’s will be released on December 8. Yakuza 0 will take players back to December 1988 as they take a young Kazuma Kiryu through the streets of Tokyo in a bid to regain his honor. He must fight to restore his name after a simple debt collection ends in murder. Another story will see players control Goro Majima, the Mad Dog of Shimano, as he attempts to rejoin his clan. Combat styles will be switchable on the fly, and players will be able to earn cash from Telephone Clubs, Pocket Circuit car races, and Disco Halls.

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