Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PC

Nordic Games details SpellForce 3, set to reveal more at E3

Spellforce 3 (PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

The real-time strategy and role-playing hybrid series SpellForce is returning to E3. A few new screens and concept art pieces were also released, showing Grimlore Games’ progress. SpellForce 3 is a prequel that takes place in Eo, and as before, players create an upgradeable, customizable hero who will take on quests for experience and items. They will also form a squad with three other heroes and conquer sectors, whose resources they will manage, directing the inhabitants as to what to harvest and where to send the goods. Armies will also be created within the sectors to invade neighboring regions in order to spread the player’s influence during the 30-hour campaign. Online co-op and versus play will also be supported.

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Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine gets launch trailer, Final Quest

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt (360, PC, PS3, PS4) Blood and Wine Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 5

The launch trailer has gone live for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine. Suitably titled Final Quest, the 30-plus-hour send-off for the famed monster hunter will take players to a new area, Toussaint. A land ruled by a chivalric code, its people, free from the worries of nearby war-torn regions, are being hunted by a beast that Geralt has been hired to kill. The rocking video—literally—introduces the pristine realm and hints at the horrors that await.

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Get a glimpse of I Am Setsuna in action in new gameplay trailer

I Am Setsuna (PC, PS4) Announcement - Screenshot 2

Square Enix has debuted the first gameplay trailer for I Am Setsuna. Tokyo RPG Factory’s first role-playing game is a throwback title, inspired by releases of yesteryear. The game follows a young woman named Setsuna and her two bodyguards, and the video shows what the trio will be getting up to when they set out later this summer. The video runs a little over two minutes and features exploration, some conversation, and a fair bit of combat.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan out now

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutants in Manhattan (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back in a new PlatinumGames-developed brawler, Mutants in Manhattan. Inspired by the original run, the game sports cartoon-like cel-shaded graphics and a story from IDW Publishing author Tom Waltz. The team-based title pits the four turtles against Shredder, General Krang, Karai, Bebop, and the rest of the Foot Clan in a battle to save New York. See it in action below.

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Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition getting physical release

Ori and the Blind Forest Definitive Edition (PC, Xbox One) Physical Edition Announcement - Screenshot 1 (Art 1)

The Steam version of Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition is getting a physical release, courtesy of Nordic Games. Players will have two choices, the $19.99 Standard version and the $29.99 Limited Edition. The Standard release will come bundled with a quickstart guide, A3 poster, and game DVD, all in special packaging. The Limited Edition includes all of those items plus two postcards, soundtrack CD, two double-sided A3 posters, and steelbox packaging. A physical version will also be released for Xbox One. The Definitive Edition is a re-release that adds new areas, abilities, story sequences, and fast travel.

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H1Z1: King of the Kill gets new Ignition competitive mode

H1Z1 King of the Kill (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Ignition Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new competitive mode has launched for H1Z1: King of the Kill, Ignition. Similar to Battle Royale, the new addition pits 150 players in an all-out battle where each gets an ATV and a pack of explosives. The human missiles must scavenge for kit and weapons before making it to one of several safe zones before a countdown hits zero. Players who fail to reach a sanctuary, or leave a safe zone before the timer resets, will explode. As the match progresses, players will have access to fewer zones.

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Dambusters releases statement regarding Homefront: The Revolution

Homefront The Revolution (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Co-Op Details Date Announcement - Screenshot 2

Homefront: The Revolution developer Deep Silver Dambusters has issued a statement regarding performance issues with the recently released first-person shooter. The letter, also posted to their Facebook page, touches on their current efforts to improve performance across all systems with upcoming patches as well as the first drop of several planned pieces of free downloadable content. Check out their letter below.

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The Technomancer’s companions showcased in new trailer

The Technomancer (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Gameplay Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 2

The Technomancer’s squadmates are highlighted in a new trailer for Spiders’ upcoming role-playing game. The video covers some of the other characters that the player will interact with and recruit while on their various missions. Each companion will have their own storyline, and they will also work towards their own goals as part of the player’s three-character party. Completing these side quests will expand their unique move sets, but avoiding them or acting in a way contrary to their morals will cause them to leave.

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See the new regions in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt (360, PC, PS3, PS4) Blood and Wine Environment Video Announcement - Screenshot 1

CD Projekt is giving players a better look at the lands they will be exploring in The Witcher 3’s upcoming expansion Blood and Wine. Estimated to last over 30 hours, Blood and Wine will see Geralt making his way into a new area that’s being terrorized by a monster. The kingdom will host new characters, enemies, and monsters, get a glimpse of it all below.

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Fallout 4 – Far Harbor now available for console, PC

Fallout 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Far Harbor Release Video Announcement - Screenshot 3

Fallout 4 just received the biggest chunk of real estate ever to be included in a Bethesda-developed expansion. Far Harbor kicks off with a case from Valentine’s Detective Agency that sends players in search of a synth colony and a missing woman in a dangerous, highly irradiated land off the coast of Maine. Aside from navigating an ongoing war between the synths, local populace, and the Children of Atom, players will also undertake new quests and get their hands on some powerful armor and weapons.

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