Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Deep Silver

Right 6 on exit! Up! Dirt 4 now available for console and PC

It’s time for rally fans to hit the track again with the release of Dirt 4. The PC and console racer is attempting to broaden its base with two handling modes, Gamer and Simulation. I’d go for the former. No shame in admitting that. Additional assistance can be found in an in-game Academy that teaches players the finer points of the system’s mechanics. Dirt 4 also features Your Stage, which is said to “produce a near infinite number of unique rally stages at the touch of a button.”

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Dirt Rally download pack adds VR support, Co-Driver Mode for PS4

Codemasters has released a for-pay pack adding PSVR support to the PS4 version of Dirt Rally. The $12.99 download pack not only allows for the entire game to be played with the virtual reality headset, but it also introduces the new Co-Driver Mode. By choosing the mode, a second player is capable of giving pace note calls via the controller and the social screen.

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Homefront: The Revolution – The Voice of Freedom out now

Homefront: The Revolution’s first single-player downloadable add-on, The Voice of Freedom, has launch for console and PC. The expansion puts players in the role of Resistance leader Benjamin Walker in a prologue to the game’s campaign. Walker is on a mission to sneak into Occupied Philadelphia in order to make contact with Jack Parish’s Resistance Cell. The release also notes that a recent update, the Performance Patch, “massively” improves the game.

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Deep Silver to publish Persona 5, more Atlus, Sega titles in Europe

Good news for our European readers out there—you are out there, right?—from Atlus and Sega. The studios have teamed up with Deep Silver to release several of their titles throughout Europe. The slate of games includes some heavy hitters, namely Persona 5 and Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse. Sega titles in the deal include 7th Dragon III Code: VFD. The deal is for both digital and physical releases. No dates were announced, though it was noted that 7th Dragon will be shipping after the North American release.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Mighty No. 9

“… I’d be happy to see Beck again in the future, but he’s got a long way to go before he can compete with the Blue Bomber.”

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Becks sets out for PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U and Xbox One in Mighty No. 9

After a long road, the Mega Man-inspired action-platformer Mighty No. 9 has been released for console and PC. Developed by comcept and designed by Keiji Inafune, Mighty No. 9 follows the adventures of the robot Beck, unit No. 9 of a 10-robot squad of combat units. After a computer virus infects the others as well as the world’s machines, Beck, alongside his friend Call, must fight the now-violent bots as they track down the source.

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Deadlight: Director’s Cut now available online for console, PC

The 2012 side-scrolling survival-horror title Deadlight returns today in Deadlight: Director’s Cut for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The revamped version includes updated graphics, improved controls, and a new mode, Survival Arena Mode. The arena pits players against hordes of enemies and hosts strange weapons as well as interactive defenses. Both console versions also feature a new ending for those who are able to complete the game’s Nightmare Mode. As Randall Wayne, players find themselves in an alternate 1986 where they must solve puzzles, sneak around, and battle zombies throughout the ruins of Seattle as they search for their family.

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Volition’s Agents of Mayhem gameplay debuted in new trailer

Deep Silver has released the first trailer from Volition’s upcoming action title Agents of Mayhem. The Agents of M.A.Y.H.E.M. (the Multinational Agency for Hunting Evil Masterminds) are a new cast of heroes set in the Saints Row universe. The agents are in a battle against the evil organization L.E.G.I.O.N. (the League of Evil Gentlemen Intent on Obliterating Nations). Legion has taken over the world, and players will have to take them on throughout the cities of an open world with an over-the-top combat system.

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Dead Island Definitive Collection released for console, PC

Dead Island Definitive Collection has hit store shelves and digital outlets. The enhanced re-release bundles together Dead Island Definitive Edition, Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition, and the new Dead Island Retro Revenge. The older titles sport graphical improvements that utilize Techland’s new engine, upgrading them with enhanced texture quality, photorealistic lighting system, more realistic physically based shading, HBAO and motion blur effects, and updated models. The interface has undergone a change as well to be uniform across both titles. As a bonus, an unofficial PC mod was also added to both, Power Fists Power-up (One Punch Mode). On the opposite end of the spectrum, Dead Island Retro Revenge is a retro-style side-scrolling beat ‘em up.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Homefront: The Revolution

“… has a wonderful world, but it’s one that isn’t fully realized, filled as it is with mundane tasks, mediocre firefights, and numerous technical issues.”

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