Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: inXile Entertainment

Torment: Tides of Numenera heading to PS4 and Xbox One in 2017

Torment Tides of Numenera (PC) Console Announcement - Screenshot 1

inXile and Techland Publishing are teaming up to publish console versions of Torment: Tides of Numenera for PS4 and Xbox One. The Kickstarter-backed sci-fi-themed role-playing game was originally scheduled to launch for PC early next year, but the new partnership will find all versions releasing at the same time. Both console versions will be at this year’s Gamescom, and a new announcement trailer offers a first look. No word on if backers will be able to switch their reward to one of the console versions.

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Torment: Tides of Numenera enters Steam Early Access

Torment Tides of Numenera (PC) Steam Early Access Announcement - Screenshot 1

inXile’s crowdfunded role-playing game Torment: Tides of Numenera, the spiritual successor to Planescape: Torment, is now available on Steam Early Access. Designed in the style of the Infinity Engine games of old, using an isometric view and a similar interface, the game will feature a combination of 2D and 3D graphics and an emphasis on narrative. The setting is based on Monte Cook’s Ninth World from the Numenera pen-and-paper game.

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inXile updates console version of Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut

Wasteland 2 Directors Cut (PS4, Xbox One) Update Announcement - Screenshot 1

The first patch has been released for the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut. There are 10 bug fixes and over 20 balance-related issues tweaked in the update. Some of the changes made include improved sound positioning in conversations, increased time for animal husbandry engage, and the removal of Friendly Fire from Master Hunter. The full list of fixes and tweaks can be found below.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Wasteland 2: The Director’s Cut

(PlayStation 4 Review) Wasteland 2: The Director's Cut

“… a little rough around the edges but absolutely filled with heart, and a great excuse to spend some time in the irradiated wastes.”

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Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut now available for console, PC

Wasteland 2 Directors Cut (PS4, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut is now available for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. To celebrate, inXile has released a launch trailer showcasing the improvements and new features that they have added to the 2013 original. For those wanting a more personal touch, Brian Fargo and Chris Keenan of inXile will be holding an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit today, from 11 to 1 p.m. (CST).

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Brian Fargo offers a video overview of Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut

Wasteland 2 (PC) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 2

A new gameplay video has gone live for Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut. The footage runs around five minutes long and features Brian Fargo, CEO of inXile, detailing the game’s reactivity-focused design. There are also demonstrations of the turn-based combat system, destructible environments, and various progression options.

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Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut live-action trailer released

Wasteland 2 Directors Cut (PS4, Xbox One) Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

The first trailer has gone live for the Director’s Cut of Wasteland 2. The video, Welcome to the Wasteland, gives a live-action recap of the events leading up to the world’s apocalyptic state and an overview of those that currently inhabit it. The Director’s Cut features all of the updates to the PC version, improved graphics, additional voice-over work, gameplay tweaks, and new features. It will also mark the title’s console debut, releasing for both PS4 and Xbox One.

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The Bard’s Tale IV reaches $1.25 million Kickstarter funding goal

The Bards Tale IV (PC) Funding Reached Announcement - Screenshot 1 (Art 1)

After recently announcing that the original trilogy has been added as a tier reward for Bard’s Tale IV’s ongoing Kickstarter campaign, inXile has sent word that they’ve met their funding goal. During the weekend, pledges surpassed the $1.25 million mark. Upcoming stretch goals include an enhanced companion NPC system and two more CNPCs at $1.3 million and an enhanced crafting system at $1.35 million.

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Bard’s Tale IV backers of $20 or more to get Bard’s Tale trilogy

The Bards Tale IV (PC) Original Trilogy Announcement - Screenshot 1 (Art 1)

inXile is adding even more extras to the reward tiers for their ongoing Kickstarter campaign for The Bard’s Tale IV. Now, everyone who pledges at least $20 will receive the original trilogy for free: The Bard’s Tale, The Bard’s Tale II: The Destiny Knight, and The Bard’s Tale III: Thief of Fate. Emulated versions of the games will be sent to backers after the campaign has ended. The studio also announced that they have reached an agreement with Bard’s Tale III programmer Rebecca “Burger” Heineman to update the Apple IIGS versions of each to run on modern Windows and Mac PCs, which will also be free to backers.

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Bard’s Tale IV early backers to get Wasteland 2, Witcher 1 or Witcher 2

The Bards Tale IV (PC) Game Announcement - Screenshot 1 (Witcher 2)

inXile has sweetened the pot for The Bard’s Tale IV’s Kickstarter campaign by tossing in a free game. Backers who put towards the game within the first 24 hours of the campaign’s launch will receive a free copy of Wasteland 2, The Witcher, or The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. The freebie is part of the $20 and up reward tiers, and the game will be available once the campaign ends. Wasteland 2 will be delivered via Steam or GOG.com, while both Witchers will be delivered through GOG.com. The campaign is set to kick off on June 2 at 8 a.m. (CST).

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