Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Focus Home Interactive

Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition combat trailer released

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Larian is giving console gamers a chance to see how they’ll be throwing down in Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition. The studio has released a new combat trailer that highlights the myriad ways in which foes can be dispatched, which can vary from a traditional sword swipe to something more involved, like igniting a fire near combustible fluids to cause an explosion. Enhanced Edition also features a few new additions and tweaks, including three difficulty modes, interface adjustments, and the Inquisitor class.

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Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition to launch October 27

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Larian has announced that they will be releasing Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition on October 27. To celebrate the series’ console debut, three batches of digital pre-order bonuses were revealed: one, The Last Trick Bag, will be available for everyone, while the other two are set to be console specific. The sets, detailed below, include cosmetic items, weapons, and ingredients.

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New Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition co-op footage up

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Larian has released a new multiplayer-focused video for Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition. The footage showcases the new split-screen co-op feature that will be making its debut in the console version. The mode features a dynamic split mechanic so that players can go to different parts of the world simultaneously and without loading. Players will also be able to decide between dialogue options by turning to the time-honored tradition of resorting to a game of rock-paper-scissors. And if you’re looking to keep up to date on the game’s development, be sure to drop by the recently launched official website.

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(PC Review) Act of Aggression

(PC Review) Act of Aggression

“… a solid by-the-numbers title that harkens back to the golden age of real-time strategy games.”

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Act of Aggression hitting Steam tomorrow, launch trailer released

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Eugen Systems has rolled out the launch trailer for Act of Aggression. Scheduled to launch tomorrow for PC, the real-time strategy game will feature three factions vying for global dominance. The US Army, Chimera, and Cartel will need to build bases, harvest resources, set up supply lines, and research new technologies in a callback to the real-time strategy titles of yesteryear. The campaign features two converging storylines, one for the Chimera and the other for the Cartel, while multiplayer supports skirmishes against the AI and up to eight players (four versus four online). The game is currently 15% off on Steam.

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Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition PS4, Xbox One trailer released

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Larian has revealed the first trailer for the console versions of Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition at gamescom 2015. The trailer, posted below, offers PS4 and Xbox One owners the chance to see the adventure that awaits in the new version, which will feature split-screen co-op, dual dialog options, reworked controls and interface for consoles, and two difficulty levels to accommodate those that prefer adventure and exploration or tougher battles. The trailer also touches on the dynamic environments, character customization, and player choice.

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Act of Aggression’s super weapons revealed in new trailer

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Eugen Systems has released a new trailer for their upcoming real-time strategy title Act of Aggression. The video highlights the various super weapons used by two of the three factions. These are the top-tier weapons that are accessible during the end game, when it’s time to launch those final assaults, whether to wipe out the enemy’s remaining units or to devastate their teetering economy. The US Army has access to the Peacekeeper missile silo and its offense-oriented LGM-118 and the MIM-104 Patriot launcher for defense, while the Chimera has the Omega Blitzer for offense and the mobile Antey for defense. Specifics on the Cartel’s super weapons will have to wait until this year’s Gamescom.

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Dontnod and Focus Home team up for new RPG, Vampyr

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Dontnod, the studio behind Remember Me and Life Is Strange, is working on a new role-playing game with Focus Home Interactive, Vampyr. The Unreal Engine 4-powered adventure will take players back to early 20th-century Britain as military surgeon-turned-vampire Jonathan E. Reid. As the Spanish flu spreads through the city, players must make their way through the chaos using melee attacks, vampire skills, and firearms as they search for live-saving prey. Any character met can be a victim, and each follows their own routine, which will allow players to decide if they want to trap them to ensure another meal or let them go if their death would cause too much of a commotion.

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Act of Aggression slated for Sept. release, new faction trailer out

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Eugen Systems has released a new faction trailer for their upcoming strategy title Act of Aggression. The Chimera is highlighted in the new video, a UNO-funded task force that is designed around being prepared for any situation by having multipurpose or specialized units who’ve been upgraded for specific roles. The US Army was featured in a previous trailer, while the final group, the Cartel, a stealth-focused private military company, is up soon. Eugen has also announced that the game will be available this September.

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Chaos Black Crusade appears in Battlefleet Gothic: Armada screens

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Tindalos has released new screenshots from their upcoming digital adaptation of Battlefleet Gothic: Armada. The game takes place during the Gothic War, as the Imperium battles the traitor Abaddon the Despoiler after Chaos launches surprise attacks against the empire’s naval bases. The screenshots showcase the Chaos Black Crusade, which consists of everything from small raiders to Abbadon’s capital ship, The Planet Killer.

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