Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PC

Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year Edition launching Aug. 30

The Witcher 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Xbox One Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 4

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is getting the ‘game of the year’ treatment—and soon. CD Projekt Red has announced that Geralt is going all-in on August 30 with a Wild Hunt complete set that includes the original game, Hearts of Stone, Blood and Wine, and all minor downloadable packs. Sure it’s been out for over a year, but what do formalities matter when we’re talking about a hundred-plus hours of slaying monsters and tackling top-notch, well-written quests.

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343 Industries releases letter on development plans for Halo Wars 2

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343 Industries held an open beta this past June for their upcoming real-time strategy title Halo Wars 2. Today, the studio released a letter detailing what was learned from the feedback sent in during and after the period, and their plans on how they will address several of the reoccurring issues. Some of the topics covered include changes to leader power balance and an increase to the current population count. Check out the full letter below.

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Forza Horizon 3’s fourth week of garage reveals go off-roading

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This week’s Forza Horizon 3 garage reveals highlight several rugged rides. The three, detailed below, include a buggy, a jeep, and an SUV. The set includes the 1971 Meyers Manx, 2011 Penhall Cholla, and 1979 Toyota FJ40. The trio are only a few of the full list of additions, which clocks in at almost 30 vehicles.

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Gwent: The Witcher Card Game closed beta bumped back to Oct. 25

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CD Projekt has pushed back the closed beta for the upcoming free-to-play Witcher 3 card-based spin-off Gwent: The Witcher Card Game. The studio released a letter, posted below, noting that “a good game is more important to us than keeping a deadline” and that the beta is now scheduled to kick off on October 25.

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Four-player brawler Mother Russia Bleeds to launch Sept. 5 for PC

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Le Cartel’s arcade-style four-player beat ‘em up Mother Russia Bleeds has been officially dated for September 5. The brawler is set in an alternate world where a group of imprisoned fighters needs to battle their way through swaths of troops and freaks throughout the USSR. In addition to the campaign, a wave-based Survival mode will be available at launch and is slated to be joined later by Versus mode and Boss Rush. Both the standard version and Dealer Edition, a bundle with two copies of the game and the soundtrack, can be pre-ordered for 10% off at the official site.

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Quantum Break gets physical PC release, Timeless Collector’s Edition

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Nordic is once again partnering with Microsoft for a physical release for PC. Following Ori and the Blind Forest and State of Decay is Remedy’s Quantum Break. Scheduled to launch on September 14, Quantum Break: Timeless Collector’s Edition will run $39.99 and come bundled with a fully patched version of the game, making-of Blu-ray, making-of book, soundtrack CD, two A3 posters (one double-sided), and a quickstart guide, all packed in a slip cover. The game itself will come on five discs and require Steam for activation.

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Dead Rising 1, 2, Off the Record announced for PC, PS4, Xbox One

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Capcom is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Dead Rising by looking back to its past. Beginning on September 13, Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record will launch digitally for Xbox One and, in their PlayStation debut, PS4. Not just that, but Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2 will also get physical releases for console, while the original will be available on Steam for PC. All three re-releases will feature improved visuals with 1080p at 60fps as well as all downloadable content. Check out a spruced-up Frank West and Chuck Greene below in new pics and trailer.

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State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition available physically for PC

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Microsoft and Nordic Games have released the physical version of State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition for PC. The retail release is bundled with a handful of digital and physical extras, including two add-ons (Breakdown and Lifeline), a double-sided A3 poster, and a soundtrack CD packaged inside of a slip case. Note that the game is on a DVD but requires a Steam account for activation.

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MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune vs Zombies hitting Steam this fall

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Neputinia’s horror-themed spin-off, MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune vs Zombies, will be launching this fall on Steam. An undead horde has invaded Gamicademi Academy after Blanc’s attempt to spark interest in the school by filming a zombie movie on campus ends up attracting real zombies. As these things tend to go. Players can clear the grounds solo or with up to three others online, and online crews can also take on daily multiplayer quests.

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Updated Zombasite launches on site, Steam with over 600 changes

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Soldak has released an updated demo of their dynamic open-world action role-playing game Zombasite. The trial, available through Steam and the studio’s official site, is playable for Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. The latest version weighs in at 250 MB and is significantly different than the previous release, with an estimated 600-plus changes. As the leader of a clan, players must guide their people through a resource-starved world ravaged by a zombie parasite by negotiating, trading, and fighting other clans and monsters.

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