Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Movies

It’s time to roll out! Transformers: Devastation out for console, PC

Transformers Devastation (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Activision has released PlatinumGames’ Transformers: Devastation for console and PC. The third-person brawler features a single-player campaign that pits five playable Autobots (Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Sideswipe, Wheeljack, and Grimlock) against an army of Decepticons. In addition to the Andy Schmidt-penned story, which expands the current Combiner Wars arc, there are also 50 challenge missions. Characters gain new abilities and talents as players progress, as well as access to more than 150 upgradeable weapons.


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Sword Art Online: Lost Song multiplayer highlighted in trailer, shots

Sword Art Online Lost Song (PS4, PS Vita) Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new trailer and batch of screenshots have been released for Sword Art Online: Lost Song. The media set focuses on the game’s online multiplayer mode and showcases character customization, four-player co-op, and four-on-four team Battle Arena.


PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – Orsinium DLC detailed

The Elder Scrolls Online Tamriel Unlimited  (Mac, PC, PS4, Xbox One) Orsinium DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bethesda has detailed and previewed the latest downloadable pack for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, Orsinium. The add-on will expand the realm with two public dungeons for solo and group play (Old Orsinium, Rkindaleft), a nine-ring arena challenge with two difficulty levels (The Maelstrom Arena), and the Orcs’ ancestral home, Orsinium, in the Wrothgar Mountains. New gear, unique crafting skills, and quests are also being added, all of which is estimated to add over 20 hours of play time. PC gamers are getting a chance to play the Orsinium later today when it goes up for testing on the Public Test Server.


DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Zangief returns! The Red Cyclone to be in Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Zangief Reveal - Screenshot 1

Another Street Fighter II veteran has made their way onto the roster of Street Fighter V. Capcom announced at IgroMir in Russia that Zangief is the latest addition to the cast. A new trailer and set of screenshots were also released, some of which show off his V-Skill, Iron Muscle, and his V-Trigger, Cyclone Lariat. Looks like all that bear wrestling has paid off.


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Near-future Earth is looking pretty bleak in new Black Ops III trailer

Call of Duty Black Ops III (PC PS3 PS4 Xbox 360 Xbox One) Story Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

Players can get a look at what’s shaping up to be a pretty wild campaign in a new story trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops III. As with the previous entries, there is a heavy sci-fi influence, what with the cybernetic augmentations, but a flash of anachronistic weaponry adds an intriguing twist.


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Sega releases second Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax combo video

Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax (PS3, PS Vita) Combo Trailer 2 Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new combo video has been released to showcase more of the fighters in Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax. The crossover fighter from Ecole and French Bread features a packed roster of characters from across the Dengeki Bunko imprint. The latest footage highlights Kirino Kousaka (Oreimo), Mikoto Misaka (A Certain Magical Index), Shana (Shakugan no Shana), and Kirito (Sword Art Online).


PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

See what’s so S.P.E.C.I.A.L. about Charisma in Fallout 4

Fallout 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Charisma Trailer  - Screenshot 1

Bethesda has released the fourth video in their S.P.E.C.I.A.L. series for Fallout 4. The highlighted attribute for this week is Charisma. Players will be able to not only make friends but also talk their way out of tricky situations by turning on the charm. But its usefulness goes beyond people, as it can also prevent addiction and tame wild animals. To learn more, give the video a watch below.


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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.


PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Microsoft and 343 roll out new Halo 5: Guardians television ad

Halo 5 Guardians (Xbox One) REQ System Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 3

Microsoft has released the latest TV spot for Halo 5: Guardians. The live-action commercial aired during NBC Sunday Night Football, and as with their previous ads, it effectively mixes actors with generated environments and effects. If you enjoy the ad and haven’t seen the previous live-action material, follow it up with the series Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn.


Xbox One News

Divinity: Original Sin II team to get assistance from Chris Avellone

Divinity Original Sin 2 (PC) Chris Avellone Announcement - Header

Chris Avellone has joined Divinity: Original Sin II’s development team. Avellone, fresh off the crowdsource-backed hit Pillars of Eternity, has joined as a contributor. Specifically, he has been brought on to “develop and write at least one of the playable origin stories.” And in more Divinity news, TwitchCon attendees can get some hands-on time with the latest built at Larian’s booth, #7, located in the IndieZone.


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