Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PC

GOG.com adds 3 Forgotten Realms D&D collections, 13 games

GOG (PC) Pool of Radiance - Screenshot 1

GOG.com has added a three-part, 13-title Dungeons & Dragons collection to their library under the Forgotten Realms: The Archives line. As with previous additions, GOG has updated the titles to work on modern systems. The first Archive includes Eye of the Beholder I, II, III; the second consists of Curse of the Azure Bonds, Gateway to the Savage Frontier, Hillsfar, Pools of Darkness, Pool of Radiance, Secret of the Silver Blades, Treasures of the Savage Frontier, and D&D: Unlimited Adventures; and the third, Dungeon Hack and Menzoberranzan. To celebrate, 10 more D&D titles are on sale for up to 80% off (until August 25), including Planescape: Torment and Neverwinter Nights.

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Gryphon Knight Epic takes to the skies, out now for PC

Gryphon Knight (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Cyber Rhino Studios has released their 2D shooter Gryphon Knight Epic. As Sir Oliver, players take to their mighty gryphon, Aquila, to battle through eight levels and duel against former friends who are now enemies of the land.

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Grandia II Anniversary Edition to launch on August 24

Grandia 2 HD (PC) GOG Announcement - Screenshot 6

GungHo has announced that Grandia II HD Edition has been renamed Grandia II Anniversary Edition in honor of the series’ 15th anniversary. Additionally, the studio plans on releasing the remastered version on GOG.com and Steam on August 24. A launch promo is also available for early buyers that knocks 25% off the regular price of $19.99. The PC version will feature a host of visual enhancements, including new shadows, higher resolution, and anti-aliasing, plus a new Japanese voice-over track, a new difficulty level, and controller support.

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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD launches on Steam for Windows PC

Final Fantasy Type-0 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is now on Steam for Windows PC. The PC version is said to more closely represent the director’s vision, adding new gameplay features and PC specific add-ons to the world. Other enhancements include an improved battle camera, scalable motion-blur settings, options for increased resolution, and support for controllers. Minimum and recommended system requirements are listed below.

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New Mad Max interactive trailer released, Choose Your Path

Mad Max (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new interactive trailer has been released for Mad Max. The Choose Your Path video runs through a scenario that takes over two minutes to complete and allows viewers to decide how Max goes about tackling a variety of situations, loading a clip corresponding to their choice. There are three branches in total, three choices per branch, with each showcasing a different gameplay style. The video’s total run length is over seven minutes, the scenario looping several times so that viewers can follow multiple paths.

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(PC Review) King’s Quest – A Knight to Remember

(PC Review) King’s Quest – A Knight to Remember

“… a first-rate adventure, through and through. ”

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Reckoning dated for PSN, Steam

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Reckoning Live Announcement - Screenshot 3

Activision has sent word that Reckoning, the final download pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, will be launching on September 3 for PC, PS3, and PS4. Four new maps are included with the add-on—Fracture, Overload, Quarantine, and Swarm—along with an Exo Grapple playlist, and the Exo Zombies finale, Descent. Descent adds a new ocean-based Atlas locale, ‘fused’ enemy type, and Trident Reflected Energy weapon. Details on each of the maps can be found below.

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Divinity: Original Sin II announced, hitting Kickstarter this month

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Larian Studios has announced that Divinity: Original Sin II is in development. As with the original, the studio will be turning to the fans via Kickstarter to help fund the final release. But before the campaign begins on August 26, Larian is allowing potential funders the chance to vote on the campaign’s rewards. As to why the studio is returning to crowdfunding, Larian founder Swen Vincke wrote in a blog post that, among other reasons, the feedback from backers and Steam Early Access players proved invaluable during development. And as to what they have planned, he uses the example of Baldur’s Gate 2 in comparison to Baldur’s Gate, in that the sequel will offer more and better content due to the team not having to focus on developing an engine.

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Brigador hitting Steam Early Access on October 20, trailer released

Brigador (PC) Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new trailer has launched for the upcoming Early Access release of Brigador. The tactical action-heavy title from Stellar Jockeys will task players with escaping Solo Nobre. By completing contracts and making their way through the city, players will be able to earn cash to unlock new pilots, weapons, and vehicles. The Early Access version will feature 15 pilotable vehicles, 25 weapons, three factions, multiple pilots, and destructible environments. Twice as many vehicles and weapons are slated to be included with the official launch release.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta teaser, info released

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

Activision has released new screenshots and a teaser for the impending multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops III. The beta is scheduled to start next week for PS4, and on August 26 for PC and Xbox One, and the trailer offers the first look at what’s coming. Some info gleamed from the teaser includes the planned availability of seven-plus multiplayer modes, three-plus maps, eight multiplayer specialists, and weapon customization. Specifics about the weapons, maps, and modes that will be playable will be released later today on Treyarch’s community page.

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