Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Screenshots

3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Genesis, Master System themes out now

3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (3DS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Sonic returns to Sega’s 3D Classics line today in 3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2. The $5.99 re-release brings back one of the franchise’s most influential entries, with the debut of Tails, Super Sonic, the popular Casino-themed levels, and the special half-pipe bonus stages. For details about the port, an interview with Sega producer Yosuke Okunari and M2 president Naoki Horii discussing its development has been posted over at Sega’s blog. A new series of system-specific themes for 3DS have also been announced, with the first two, based on the Genesis and the Game Gear (each $1.99), already available on eShop. Next up, in order of release, are the Sega Master System, Sega Mark III, Sega Saturn, Hi-Tech SegA, Sega SG-1000, and Sega Dreamcast.



Halo 5: Guardians goes goooold, 343 Industries releases statement

Halo 5 Guardians (Xbox One) Gold Announcement - Screenshot 1

Halo 5: Guardians has gone gold, according to Microsoft HQ. To celebrate, 343 Industries’ Josh Holmes, head of Internal Development, has released a statement on behalf of the company. Of particular interest is a multiplayer supplement that’s being prepped for release, and will require a download at launch. The full letter has been posted below.


Xbox One News

Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition launching Oct. 27, new shots posted

Darksiders 2 Deathinitive Edition (PS4, Xbox One) Comparison Shots - Screenshot 2

Death will be returning in a few weeks. Nordic Games has announced that Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition will launch worldwide on October 27. The included version of Darksiders II will be updated with support for 1080p, improved lighting and shadows, reworked character and environment graphics, and tuned game balancing and loot distribution. All downloadable content will also be included, which add new weapons, enemies, and more. Eight new comparison shots were also released, and more will be on display at 2 p.m. (CST) tomorrow during Gunfire Games’ streaming event at their official Twitch channel.


PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

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.


PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

The Logitech G Car Pack released for Forza Motorsport 6

Forza Motorsport 6 (Xbox One) Logitech G Car Pack Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Turn 10 has released its first post-launch car pack for Forza Motorsport 6, the Logitech G Car Pack. The $7 set adds seven cars to the player’s garage: the 2013 Caparo T1, 1939 Mercedes-Benz W154, 1967 Honda RA300, 1967 Volvo 123GT, 2013 Cadillac XTS Limousine, 1994 Nissan #75 Cunningham Racing 300ZX, and the 2014 Toyota #12 Rebellion Racing R-One.


Contests, DLC, Xbox One News

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

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.


PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Dragon Quest Heroes gets overview trailer, new screenshots

Dragon Quest Heroes The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below (PS4) Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix has released a new trailer, along with a batch of screenshots, for their upcoming action role-playing title Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below. The latest video, King Doric’s Royal Overview Trailer, features the king detailing various aspects of the game, including the heroes, party creation, monster metals, alchemy, and shopping, to prepare the player for their upcoming battle against the land’s crazed monsters. Stateside players will have even more to handle, as the North American version will include all of the downloadable content released in Japan.


DLC, PlayStation 4 News

Kromaia to get physical release for PS4 as Kromaia Omega

Kromaia (PC, PS4) PS4 Physical Announcement - Screenshot 1

Kraken Empire has signed a deal with Rising Star to release a physical copy of Kromaia Omega for PS4. The free-roaming shooter will launch this fall and feature adaptive AI, allowing enemies to alter speed and formations, leaderboard support, local two-player co-op, and different ship types. As an Armor pilot, players must navigate different worlds in order to defeat powerful guardians as they solve puzzles and collect treasure. In addition to Story mode, the game will also include Score Attack and Pure Mode.


PlayStation 4 News

Hatsune Miku to be downloadable in Persona 4: Dancing All Night

Persona 4 Dancing All Night (PS4) Miku Announcement - Screenshot 1

Synergy! Atlus and Sega are teaming up to provide rhythm fans a what-if combo with the reveal that Hatsune Miku will be a downloadable character in Persona 4: Dancing All Night. The virtual idol will be available for $4.99 on October 20, and she will be bringing along Heaven feat. Hatsune Miku (ATOLS Remix). Players will be able to select her in Free Dance Mode.


DLC, PlayStation Vita News