Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Screenshots

Shiren The Wanderer returning this summer for PS Vita

Shiren The Wanderer The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate (PS Vita) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Aksys Games will be bringing the Shiren series back to North America this summer with Shiren The Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate. Scheduled to launch on July 26, the Spike Chunsoft-developed roguelike will be exclusive to the PS Vita. In addition to a single-player campaign, multiplayer will also be supported, and allies will be able to stave off permadeath by reviving one another in ad hoc mode.


PlayStation Vita News

Metal Gear Online – Cloaked in Silence, more DLC announced

Metal Gear Solid V The Phantom Pain (360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Cloaked in Silence Announcement - Screenshot 1

Metal Gear Online, the multiplayer component to The Phantom Pain, will be receiving a new campaign this March. The downloadable pack, Cloaked in Silence, will add three maps, a new character, and other, undefined extra content. The maps include Coral Complex, a Motherbase environment that is dominated by tall towers and cover-friendly storage containers; Rust Palace, a dilapidated multilevel building in Afghanistan; and Azure Mountain, a largely open plain located in Africa. The add-on will also unlock Quiet as a playable character. She will be able to jump over high steps, instead of using ladders, temporarily cloak, and engage a speed boost. Appeal Action character poses will also be on offer. All for-pay content will be supplemented with a free update that will add the new competitive mission Sabotage.


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Bandai Namco released opening cinematic from Dark Souls III

Dark Souls 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Opening Cinema Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dark Souls III’s intro has been released by Bandai Namco. FromSoftware’s upcoming action role-playing game will once again pit players against streams of diabolical traps and deadly, though quite nice-looking, enemies. The video highlights the characters that players will run across as they fight their way throughout the land of Lothric.


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Umihara Kawase Trilogy back on Steam, courtesy of Degica

Umihara Kawase Trilogy (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Degica has brought the physics-based puzzle-platformer Umihara Kawase Trilogy back to Steam. The game was pulled after its original publisher closed their doors, but now it’s back on the service. The bundle includes Umihara Kawase, Umihara Kawase Shun Steam Edition, and Sayonara Umihara Kawase. As Umihara Kawase, players must use a fishing hook to sling themselves around obstacle-and enemy-filled stages. The Steam version features achievements, trading cards, leaderboards, cloud saving, and controller support for all three titles.


PC News

Grand Kingdom to hit stores, digital outlets in June for PS4, PS Vita

Grand Kingdom (PS4, PS Vita) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS has sent word that their upcoming tactical role-playing game Grand Kingdom will be launching on June 21. Players will be able to lead their mercenary squad on either the PS4 or PS Vita, but it was also revealed today that PS4 owners will be able to do so in style with a launch edition and a limited edition. The launch edition will include a 32-page art book, soundtrack in a cardboard sleeve, and a collector’s box. The limited edition will beef things up a bit with an 128-page art book, soundtrack in a jewel case, poster, decal sticker sheet, and larger collector’s box. The goodies, along with some new Japanese screenshots, are viewable below.


PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Megadimension Neptunia­ VII launches in stores, online for PS4

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Neptune and Nepgear return today in a new adventure for PS4, Megadimension Neptunia­ VII. Players will guide the duo after they are transported to Zero Dimension, a world that is nearing its end, and help the remaining CPU Uzume Tennouboshi in its battle against the Dark CPU. The game features three worlds along with three different storylines, a new transformation mode, a new dungeon minigame, and a revamped battle system. Day-one free and for-pay DLC is available available, with the original Japanese voice track, Histy’s Item Trial Set, and Histy’s Item Beginner Set downloadable for free and the Nightwear Pack priced at $2.75.


DLC, PlayStation 4 News

Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Awakening launches on PSN for PS4

Call of Duty Black Ops III (PC PS3 PS4 Xbox 360 Xbox One) Awakening PSN Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Treyarch has released their latest download pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Awakening, for PS4. The drop includes four new multiplayer maps, including a re-imagined version of Black Ops II’s Hijacked, and a chapter for Zombies, Der Eisendrache. Der Eisendrache is the first in a four-part series that sees the return of Origin characters Richtofen, Nikolai, Takeo, and Dempsey. Details for all additions can be found below.


DLC, PlayStation 4 News

RPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD coming stateside this summer for 3DS

7th Dragon III Code VFD (3DS) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Sega’s localization campaign continues with the announcement that 7th Dragon III Code: VFD is bound for North America. The self-contained entry will offer its dungeon-crawling adventure to would-be heroes digitally and physically. Set in the near-future, humanity is being ravaged by invading dragons. As the hero, players link up with gaming company Nodens Enterprises to hunt down the beasts. In their quest, Nodens will send the player’s party to three different time periods: ancient Atlantis, future Eden, and contemporary Tokyo. The squad will be fully customizable with eight classes, including God Hand, Rune Knight, and Samurai, 40 voice options, and 96 outfit pieces. The team will also be able to improve Nodens’ HQ to access more services.



Supernatural adventure title Kholat announced for PS4

Kholat (PC, PS4) PS4 Announcement - Screenshot 1’s horror-themed adventure title Kholat will be launching on PSN for PS4 on March 8. The game is inspired by the Dyatlov Pass Incident, in which nine hikers disappeared on a trip through the Ural Mountains in 1959. Players go back to the trail in order to retrace the group’s route in order to learn what happened to them, which happens to involve a lot of spooky stuff. To give console gamers a better idea of just what they have in store, a trailer was released, and has been posted below. Kholat was released for PC last June.


PlayStation 4 News

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth now available for PS4 and PS Vita

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth (PS4, PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bandai Namco has released Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth for PS4 and PS Vita. After strange portals open on Earth, the digital realm begins to merge with the real world. During the process, dangerous Digimon cross over on a mission to destroy our world. To stop them, players become cyber detectives to investigate and close the rifts. Over 200 Digimon can be raise, trained, and evolved, with players taking on the AI as well as each other online in turn-based combat.


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