Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Deep Silver

Wasteland 2 enters beta for backers, Steam Early Access tomorrow

Wasteland 2 (PC) Early Access Launch Announcement - Screenshot 3

inXile’s first Kickstarter-funded project, Wasteland 2, has entered beta. The post-apocalyptic role-playing game, sequel to 1988’s pioneering Wasteland, is now playable for campaign backers and will enter Steam Early Access tomorrow for everyone else. The sequel is set 15 years after the original with players taking control of a party of Desert Rangers who are out to protect the wastes. The beta includes four major areas, along with their side areas, plus the character-creation system, world map travel, and random encounters. Additional areas set to be added as development continues.

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Metro: Last Light – Chronicles Pack launches for consoles, PC

Metro Last Light (360 PC PS3) Chronicles Pack DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 7

The final downloadable pack for Metro: Last Light, Chronicles Pack, has launched today for 360, PC, and PS3. The single-player pack includes three new missions that run parallel to Last Light’s story and feature characters that Artyom encountered along the way. Players will be able to see how Polis sniper Anna attempted to save Artyom from Reich forces, how Pavel broke free from the Bandit Lair under Venice, and how Khan and Ulman made it through the tunnels of Polyanka.

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Metro: Last Light – The Developer Pack to launch September 17

Metro Last Light (360, PC, PS3) Developer Pack Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Deep Silver has announced that Metro: Last Light’s third DLC drop, Developer Pack, will be available on September 17 for 360, PC, and PS3. The pack will include a new solo mission, The Spider-Nest, which will require that players clear a catacomb of spiders using the lighter, torches, and the new Flamethrower. In addition, there will also be three new areas to utilize: a Shooting Range, where players can compete in marksman challenges with all gun and attachment combinations; an AI Arena, in which customizable squads of human soldiers and mutants face off in challenges; and a Metro Museum, where players can learn more about the characters and their mutant enemies.

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Metro: Last Light – Tower Pack to launch next week, screens released

Metro Last Light (360, PC, PS3) Tower DLC Detail Announcement- Screenshot 1

Deep Silver announced that Tower Pack, the second of 4A Games’ planned four downloadable packs for Metro: Last Light, will launch on September 3. The 360, PC, and PS3 drop adds a new tower that houses a virtual combat simulator. Players who enter must battle their way up the booby-trapped tower against waves of increasingly difficult enemies.

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Metro: Last Light announced for Mac OS X and Linux

Metro Last Light (360, PC, PS3) Mobius Trailer Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 2

4A Games is preparing to send Linux and Mac gamers into the mutant-infested world of post-apocalyptic Russia with Metro: Last Light. Publisher Deep Silver has announced that a Mac version is near completion, scheduled for release on September 10, and that a Linux version is currently on track for launch later this year. Both versions will support the same DLC as the console and Windows versions, as well as Steam Play, which means that owners of any Steam version will find the latest releases automatically added to their library. The Season Pass, the Faction Pack, and the Tower Pack will be available at launch for the Mac version, and the remaining two packs, Developer and Chronicles, will launch simultaneously with the other versions.

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Saints Row IV launches for consoles and PC, console patch released

Saints Row IV (360, PC, PS3) Launch and Patch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Deep Silver has announced that Saints Row IV has launched for 360, PC, and PS3. In the latest installment, players take on the role of President of the United States and lead the country in a war against alien invaders from their hometown of Steelport. Volition has also released day-one patches for the console versions, which include a host of fixes and tweaks. The full list for both versions can be found below.

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Dead Island branches out with free-to-play Dead Island: Epidemic

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Deep Silver is taking the Dead Island series down the free-to-play route with a new online-only title, Dead Island: Epidemic. Dubbed a ZOMBA (Zombie Online Multiplayer Battle Arena), Epidemic will be a PC-only release featuring many of the elements the series is known for as three teams face off against one another. More about Epidemic, and what else is in store for the future of the series, will be revealed at gamescom 2013.

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(PC Review) Metro: Last Light – Faction Pack

(PC Review) Metro: Last Light - Faction Pack

“… it’s priced right ($4.99) and offers a few solid hours of gameplay. ”

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Metro: Last Light – Faction Pack launches for 360, PC, and PS3

Metro: Last Light’s first downloadable add-on, Faction Pack, is now available for consoles and PC. Developed by 4A Games, Faction Pack includes three new single-player missions, with one mission for each of the game’s main factions: the Rangers, the Redline, and the Reich. As a Polis Ranger, players must hunt for artifacts and relics in the library. The other two offer a chance to infiltrate a Reich oupost as a Redline sniper and hold the frontline as a Reich ‘heavy’.

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inXile teams up with Deep Silver for Wasteland 2

Wasteland 2 (PC) Deep Silver Announcement - Header

inXile Entertainment has announced that they have partnered with Deep Silver in a new distribution deal for their upcoming role-playing game Wasteland 2. As one of two Kickstarter-funded titles, along with Torment: Tides of Numenera, there are a lot of extras needing to go out to a lot of backers. Deep Silver has signed on to not only handle the retail release but also the reward fulfillment for all campaign items. The Dead Island publisher will also assist with QA testing for the international versions.

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