Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Focus Home Interactive

Eugen reveals Wargame Red Dragon with new screens, details

Wargame Red Dragon (PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Eugen Systems is taking their Wargame series into Asia with their next release, Red Dragon. The upcoming real-time strategy title will be set between 1975 and 1991 and feature five new nations, including China and North Korea, as well as an increased emphasis on naval and amphibious units. Over 450 new units are planned, along with a new single-player campaign and multiplayer battles with support for up to 20 players. Three new screens were released to give a glimpse at what virtual generals can look forward to.

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New Warhammer 40K shooter announced, Space Hulk: Deathwing

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The Space Hulk series will be returning as a first-person shooter with Streum On Studio’s Space Hulk: Deathwing. The E.Y.E: Divine Cybermancy developer will be porting over the boardgame using the latest Unreal Engine with the assistance of Cyanide Studio. Deathwing will allow players to battle Genestealers inside of a Space Hulk as a Librarian from the Dark Angels, gaining new skills, abilities, and equipment as their Space Marine works their way through the craft’s myriad passages.

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Mutants, zealots, and more invade PSN in action-RPG Mars War Logs

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Spiders Studios’ off-world cyberpunk action-RPG Mars War Logs is now available on PSN. As Roy Temperance, players must craft, battle, cajole and connive their way through an adventure filled with powerful factions who are set to tear the Red Planet apart for the remaining water reserves. Players are able to pick from a variety of skill trees to create a character proficient in three categories—combat, renegade, and techomat—to battle mutants, zealots, and corporate henchmen.

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Wargame: AirLand Battle gets free (sizable) DLC pack, Vox Populi

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Eugen Systems has released a new expansion for their recently released strategy title, Wargame: AirLand Battle, Vox Populi. The free add-on includes a number of additions; the most notable of which is Conquest mode, making a return from the original Wargame, which allows players to achieve victory by holding the most territory when battling against one another or the AI. The rest of the additions include co-op support for Campaign mode, the option to select AI equipment type and nationality, 24 new units, and 5 new maps for Destruction and Conquest modes.

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New screenshots released from vaudevillian platformer Contrast

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Compulsion Games has revealed more of their upcoming platform-puzzler Contrast. Set to launch later this year for 360, PC, and PS3, Contrast has players take control of Dawn, an imaginary friend of Didi, a rambunctious and heartbroken nine-year-old, in a world inspired by vaudeville and noire. The title was recently shown at SCEA’s and Focus Home Interactive’s booths at E3, and a few shots from the demo have been released.

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Mars War Logs update tweaks text, adds re-recorded dialog

Spiders Studio has released an update to address text and voice-over issues for the English version of their cyberpunk action-RPG Mars War Logs. The update, available today, features re-recorded dialog and edited caption and story text in order for the translated version to be more in line with the French original. A new video covering the first seven minutes of the game has been released to show the update in action.

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First screens released from Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

Sherlock Holmes Crimes and Punishments (360, PC, PS3) June Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

Focus Home has released the first batch of screenshots from Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments. The follow-up to The Testament, currently in development at Frogwares, will feature eight cases, 14 gameplay mechanics, crime scene reconstructions, and moral choices. More details will be revealed during E3, but before then, get a glimpse at what’s in store for Holmes and Watson.

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Magrunner Dark Pulse shows its colorful side in new screenshots

Magrunner Dark Pulse (360, PC, PS3) Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new round of screens has been released for Frogwares’ upcoming physics-based action title, Magrunner Dark Pulse. The shots reveal more of what’s in store for Dax, a new recruit for the Magtech training program, a special regiment designed to prepare explorers for the rigors of space. After an earthquake causes horrific creatures to emerge from deep space, with designs inspired by the Cthulhu Mythos, Dax must use his magnetically charged glove to survive as they slowly overrun the training complex.

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Ready the troops, Wargame: AirLand Battle launches online

Eugen Systems will not be happy until the world burns. After escalating the Cold War to the brink of World War III, they are at it again with the release of Wargame AirLand Battle. The follow-up to European Escalation sports more than 800 units, support for up to 20 players in multiplayer, and a new dynamic campaign.

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The battle for the red planet begins – Mars War Logs launches for PC

Surprise! Mars War Logs, Spiders Studio’s latest cyberpunk-styled role-playing game, has launched on Steam. Set during a Martian civil war, players navigate the chaos as Roy, an everyman who must work his way through the warring parties as they battle for the remaining sources of water. Mars War Logs features branching dialog, a crafting system, real-time combat, an evolving quest, and a three-section skill tree. For more info, check out the combat trailer and the general overview trailer.

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