Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Screenshots

Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves out now on Live, PSN

Destiny Expansion II House of Wolves  (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bungie has released Destiny’s second expansion pack, House of Wolves. The download adds quite a bit, including the three-player co-op arena Prison of Elders, the weekly three-versus-three multiplayer event Trials of Osiris, the Strike mission The Shadow Thief, and new story missions and quests. Additionally, the level cap has been raised to 34, with gear ascension to increase the level of Legendary and Exotic kit. Other additions include a new social space within The Reef, which offers new bounties and rewards. There are also new weapons and armor, and three new versus multiplayer maps (Black Shield, Thieves’ Den, and Widow’s Court), with PlayStation versions receiving a time-exclusive fourth map, Timekeeper, set to head to Xbox this fall. And as a bonus for the entire community, all competitive maps from the first expansion, The Dark Below, are available to everyone.

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

Forza Horizon 2 – Pre-Order Car Pack now on Live Marketplace

Forza Horizon 2 (360, Xbox One) Pre-Order Pack Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Microsoft has made Forza Horizon 2’s Pre-Order Car Pack available for all players. The four-car set includes the 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP-570-4 Superleggera, the 2008 Ferrari California, the 2013 BMW M6 Coupe, and the 2013 Audi RS 4 Avant. The set can now be downloaded for $4. Additional details on each ride can be found below.

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DLC, Xbox One News

Ten Project X Zone 2 characters revealed, new screenshots up

Project X Zone 2 (3DS) Character Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bandai Namco has release new screenshots from the upcoming tactical-RPG Project X Zone 2. The images reveal 10 of the characters to make up the latest cast, which will include many returning from the original as well as some new faces. Those featured are Ken and Ryu from Street Fighter, Maya Fey and Phoenix Wright from Ace Attorney, Gemini Sunrise and Sakura Shinguji from Sakura Wars, Axel Stone from Streets of Rage, Ciel Alencon and Nana Kazuki from God Eater 2, and Aty from Summon Night 3. Over a dozen shots in all have been posted, covering combat and dialog sequences.

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3DS

Galactic Civilizations III sets out for deep space, final build available

Galactic Civilizations III (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Galactic Civilizations III has found its way out of early access and been released as a retail build. Stardock has also announced that everyone who buys the 4X strategy title during its first weekend out, as well as those who pre-ordered or went the Early Access route, will receive free ship parts that are exclusive to the promo. For those who haven’t tried the series before, players take on the role of a leader who must guide their empire by negotiating, trading, and battling their neighbors, in addition to allocating resources towards research, infrastructure, and cultural progression. The mod-friendly game also includes a United Planets body that passes resolutions, an emphasis ship building and customization, and support for online play. As a reminder, a 64-bit PC is required to play.

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DLC, PC News

Dying Light getting solo, co-op trial DLC, The Bozak Horde

Dying Light (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Bozak Horde DLC Announcement - Header

Techland will be releasing a new download pack for Dying Light on May 26, The Bozak Horde. The expansion will add a new co-op-centric mode that opens up the Harran Stadium so that players can take on a set of challenges prepared by an insane newcomer named Bozak. Playable solo or in teams of up to four, participants will compete for not only survival but also a new compound hunting bow that can be augmented with earnable electric, incendiary, and exploding arrows.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege launching October 13

Ubisoft has announced that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will hit stores and digital outlets on October 13. To go along with the release date, the studio also released a new trailer titled Counter Terrorist Operators. The footage gives a brief look at some of the tools that players will have in their arsenal as one of 20 different operators.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Lost Dimension launching July 28, free DLC detailed, new trailer up

Lost Dimension (PS3, PS Vita) DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

The floodgates have opened for news on Atlus’ upcoming tactical role-playing game Lost Dimension. First up, an official release date of July 28 has been set. Additionally, a post-launch promo will run for two weeks offering players $20 worth of free downloadable content. The bonus items include nine costumes (cosmetic only, so no buffs), three quest sets that add an extra mission to each floor, The Beginning of The End five-mission side story, and 12 PSN avatars. Some for-pay downloadable content will also be available, with consumable items ranging from .49 to .99 and status boosters ranging from .49 to 2.99. A character trailer is also posted below, which gives a peak at the crew players must fight alongside as well as investigate in order to uncover which five are traitors. And for even more info, check out the recently launched official website.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Final Fantasy X/X2-HD Remaster now available for PS4

Final Fantasy X X2 HD Remaster (PS3, PS4, PS Vita) PS4 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Final Fantasy X/X2-HD Remaster has officially made the jump from PS3 to PS4. As with the previous-gen version, the Remaster set includes Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy X: Eternal Calm cinematic, Final Fantasy X-2, Final Fantasy X-2: Last Mission playable mission, and a 30-minute audio drama narrated by the characters that details the events after X-2. The latest version sports a new remastered soundtrack that can be swapped with the original on the fly, visual upgrades for more monsters and non-playable characters, and the ability to transfer saves across the PS3 and PS Vita versions. A new dynamic theme, To Zanarkand, is also available on PS Store for $3.49, which features the song playing over a campfire scene.

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PlayStation 4 News

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition to make (more) devils cry on June 23

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has announced that Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition will be launching on Live, PSN, and Steam on June 23. Alongside the release date was news that everyone who pre-orders the download-only port will receive two bonus costumes, one for Lady and another for Trish. PS4 gamers are getting a third pre-order extra, a free custom theme. A new trailer featuring all five playable characters as well as a new batch of screenshots are viewable below.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Gameplay footage up from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Xbox One

CD Projekt has released gameplay footage from the Xbox One version of The Witcher 3. The video also features dynamic scaling from 900p to 1080p, one of the features the team is still working on. An accompanying note from the development team notes their ongoing work as the launch date nears: “We’re not much more than a week before launch, but we’re still fighting for every line of code—we want gamers to get the best possible experience we can deliver.”

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Xbox One News