Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PC

Skills highlighted in new trailer for The Deadly Tower of Monsters

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Dick Starspeed, Scarlet Nova, and Robot aren’t slouches in the adventuring department. To prove it, Ace Team has released a new trailer alongside a batch of screenshots highlighting the skills that the trio will call upon in the upcoming action title The Deadly Tower of Monsters. Landmines, energy barriers, time vortexes, and chain lightning are just some of the means with which the gang can battle such nefarious horrors as Mega-Gorilla and Mutant Octopus. Check out this post to get a better idea of what kind villains reside in the tower.

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Dariusburst: Chronicle Saviours getting Taitor shooter tie-in DLC

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Degica has detailed their DLC plans for Dariusburst: Chronicle Saviours. On January 14, the PC version will receive the Darius Odyssey art book, previously exclusive to PS4, for $14.99 and as part of a combo with the base game for $59.99. Also set to be available on the same day for all versions are three themed packs based on Taito titles: Night Striker, Metal Black, and RayForce. Each pack will come with a new ship and remixed music from the associated title as well as unique levels. Note that the DLC ships are only usable in downloadable levels, though the base game ships are transferable to the new stages, and that the new levels are playable in CS mode with 16:9 aspect ratio.

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The Deadly Tower of Monsters to launch at 33% off for PS Plus, Steam

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Ace Team’s upcoming action title The Deadly Tower of Monsters is receiving a two-week price drop. The promo will run from launch until February 2, with PS Plus subscribers and Steam users receiving a discount of 33 percent. A permanent bonus was also announced for Steam users, the Scarlet Nova digital calendar.

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Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak story trailer released

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A new story trailer has gone live for Blackbird Interactive’s upcoming entry in the Homeworld series, Deserts of Kharak. The video reveals that a mysterious object has been found that is believed capable of saving the desert planet of Kharak, and that an expedition has been formed to find it. The party in search of the object is headed by chief science officer Rachel S’jet, who represents the Coalition of the Northern Kiithid.

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The history of Moragon revealed in new Demons Age trailer

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A new story trailer has been released for Demons Age. The upcoming role-playing game from Bigmoon Entertainment takes place on the peninsula of Moragon, and the latest video details the history of the land. After the arrival of human explorers, the once-segregated realms became connected through trading routes that drew waves of newcomers, including a warlord who brought demons and destruction.

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Dying Light: The Following gets mystical in new story trailer

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Techland has released another story trailer for Dying Light: The Following. The upcoming expansion is said to have a bit more mystery, according to producer Tymon Smektala: “We all love some old good mystery, whether it’s X-Files or Twin Peaks, so that’s an element we’re introducing to our world…” The first story trailer revealed the need for the player to find a new location, while this one highlights those locations as well as their inhabitants, along with the newly added touches of mysticism.

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Prep the little grey cells! Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders detailed

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Kalypso has announced that they’ve entered into a partnership with Microids to release boxed copies of Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Adopted from the novel of the same title, The ABC Murders puts players in the polished shoes of famed Belgian detective Hercule Poirot as he attempts to track down and unmask the A.B.C. killer. Players will have to solve puzzles, interview characters, and collect evidence. A three-part making-of series has been launched as well, and the entire run can be found below.

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Rise of the Tomb Raider to launch online for PC on January 28

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PC gamers itching to raid some tombs are in luck as Square Enix has announced that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be hitting Windows 10 later this month, on January 28. The PC version is being co-developed with Nixxes Software, and for those with the rigs, will support 4K resolution. The download-only release will be available in three versions: standard for $59.99, Digital Deluxe edition (with Season Pass) for $89.99, and Collector’s Edition (with Season Pass, 12-inch Lara Croft statue, replica of Lara’s journal and necklace, and steel case) for $149.99 from Square Enix’s online store.

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Ashdar kicks off Stars in Shadow’s Steam Greenlight campaign

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Stars in Shadow, a new 4X strategy title from indie studio Ashdar Games, has begun its Steam Greenlight campaign. In it, players will be able to control everything from individual ships to entire fleets in turn-based combat, with a design that is said to be fast paced with minimal micromanagement but still large in scope. In addition to more hands-on combat, there is a shift in planet management, as now, instead of managing build chains, races are chosen to change the worlds as they inhabit them. The general flow of the game remains the same, however, as players begin with a single planet and use their resources to colonize worlds, research technologies, and build up their armed forces.

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Xbox One holiday lineup sells 1 million each, Windows 10 doing well

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Microsoft announced some new stats for Windows 10 and Xbox One. On the PC front, Windows 10 is said to be active on over 200 million devices worldwide, with over 40 percent of new Windows 10 devices being activated since Black Friday. Over 11 billion hours have been spent using the new OS. In gaming, the heavy hitters of MS’ holiday lineup—Forza Motorsport 6, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Halo 5, and Rise of the Tomb Raider—have each sold over a million units. Over 350 games were made playable throughout the year, and Xbox users have accumulated over 4 billion achievements and 77 billion in Gamerscore. Backwards compatibility is also proving to be popular, with players logging over 15 million hours in the 100-plus titles that are now playable.

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