Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Screenshots

Nier: Automata officially named, trailer and screenshots released

Nier Automata (PS4) Rename Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix has announced that the untitled Nier project revealed during E3 has been officially titled Nier: Automata. A new trailer and batch of screenshots were released from the title’s recent presentation at Paris Games Week. The collaboration with PlatinumGames will put players in the role of 2B, a battle android with the YoRHa automated infantry squad. Her assignment is to defeat an army of machines that have forced humanity to flee Earth and seek shelter on the moon. To accomplish her mission, she has access to a sword for close-range combat and a Pod support system to battle ranged enemies. As she progresses, the truth about the origins of the struggle will be revealed.


PlayStation 4 News

Dhalsim joins Street Fighter V, release date, DLC plans revealed

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Dhalsim Reveal - Screenshot 1

Capcom announced at Paris Games Week that Street Fighter veteran Dhalsim is the latest addition to Street Fighter V’s roster. A now-bearded Dhalsim is returning with Yoga Float as his V-Skill and Yoga Burner as his V-Trigger. Check out his trailer and screenshots below. It was also revealed that the game will be available on February 16. Additionally, the studio plans on releasing six new characters throughout 2016, along with balance updates, challenges, costumes, and gameplay content. All updates and balance changes will be free, while all gameplay-related material will be obtainable with real money, represented by an in-game currency called Zenny, or free via an earnable in-game currency called Fight Money. Fight Money will be acquired during play through the completion of daily goals and leveling up of characters.


PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition out for console, PC

Divinity Original Sin Enhanced Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Launch Announcment - Screenshot 1

Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition has launched for console, as has the free update that brings the PC version up to snuff. In fact, Larian has stated that the update adds over 1,000 improvements. The console debut features an interface designed for controllers, online and split-screen co-op play, remastered and fully voiced dialog, a revised storyline, a tweaked crafting system, and more. The PC version received many of the same features, such as dynamic split-screen co-op, along with support for controllers and 4K resolution. A video has been released detailing what all has changed for the PC version.


PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News adds Ravenloft Series, Krynn Series, and Dark Sun Series

GOG (PC) 7 Dungeons and Dragons Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1 (Dark Sun Series) has added three new Dungeons & Dragons game packs. In all, seven titles have been updated for modern systems and made available on the service. Dungeons & Dragons: Ravenloft Series includes both Strahd’s Possession and Stone Prophet. Dungeons & Dragons: Krynn Series includes three titles: Champions of Krynn, Death Knights of Krynn, and The Dark Queen of Krynn. Lastly, Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Sun Series includes Shattered Lands and Wake of the Ravager.


PC News

The Chief is back! Halo 5: Guardians available for Xbox One

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

Master Chief is reporting for duty today with the release of Halo 5: Guardians. 343 Industries’ latest is a game of cat and mouse as Spartan Locke and fireteam Osiris pursue Master Chief and his squad. New to the series is the Requisition System for multiplayer. Players purchase packs of digital cards to unlock weapons, customization options, vehicles, and variants for use in Warzone and in Arena (well, cosmetics and boosts in Arena). A few pics from the various global launch events have been posted below.


Xbox One News

Alien: Isolation – The Collection out for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

Alien Isolation (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Complete Edition Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Alien: Isolation is back just in time for Halloween as Alien: Isolation – The Collection, a new all-in-one set for console and PC. The pack includes the original game and all downloadable content. The DLC adds two standalone missions based on moments from the original Alien film, allowing players to control Ripley and the crew, and five mission packs. The latter includes new maps, challenges, and playable characters for Salvage and Survivor modes.


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

Minecraft: Console Edition gets Star Wars Prequel Skin Pack

Minecraft (PC, PS3, Xbox 360) Star Wars Prequel Skin Pack Announcement - Screenshot 1

Minecraft: Console Editions are getting a touch of the force today with the Star Wars Prequel Skin Pack. The $2.99 download includes more than 50 character skins from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, and Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. Check below to see the full list of skins.



Layers of Fear now available for Xbox One via Game Preview

Layers of Fear (PC, Xbox One) Xbox One Preview Program Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Layers of Fear has joined Xbox One’s Game Preview program. Currently available for PC through Steam Early Access, the $12.99 download is said to be around 80% complete with two to three hours of finalized gameplay. The remaining 20% of development consists of fixing bugs and adding content. Described as a “psychedelic adventure horror game,” Layers of Fear puts players in the shoes of a painter who is going insane as he attempts to create a masterpiece inside of his constantly changing home.


Xbox One News

Shadowrun Chronicles – Infected now available for PC

Shadowrun Chronicles (PC) Infected Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Infected, the first add-on for Shadowrun Chronicles, has gone live. Continuing the storyline from Boston Lockdown, Infected begins with a disease spreading throughout the city, infecting not only the local cyborgs but the player themselves. Players must battle headcases, fanatic technomancers, and rival teams in their hunt for a cure. In addition to balances for the single-player portion, the expansion also adds new cyberware, enemies, missions, skills, and weapons.


PC News

London calls! Assassin’s Creed Syndicate out for PS4, Xbox One

Assassins Creed Syndicate (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is now available for PS4 and Xbox One. Set in London during the Industrial Revolution, players take on the role of Jacob and Evie Frye, twin Master Assassins, in an effort to free London one district at a time from the grip of the Templars. Syndicate adds new skills and weapons, including a rope launcher, brass knuckles, a kukri knife, and a sword cane. PlayStation 4 owners have access to 10 exclusive missions, The Dreadful Crimes, that are inspired by the Penny Dreadful stories. Players must track down clues and question witnesses to solve a series of crimes. All players will receive two free costumes in November, a steampunk-styled outfit for Evie and The Creature’s Rags outfit for Jacob.


PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News