Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Screenshots

Don Ramiro to arrive on Xbox One next week in Maldita Castilla EX

Maldita Castilla EX (PC, Xbox One) Xbox One Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Abylight and Locomalito’s side-scrolling action-platformer Maldita Castilla EX will be launching on July 20 for Xbox One. The retro-style adventure follows knight Don Ramiro on his quest to save the Kingdom of Castile from hordes of monsters. Originally published for PC in 2012, the console version features additional content with eight stages, 19 bosses, 48-plus enemy types, four endings, remixed audio, new music, and a new illustrated bestiary. As a bonus for those eager to answer the call, early buyers will receive a 10% discount.

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Xbox One News

Shiren The Wanderer – Eternal Wanderer Edition announced, detailed

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Aksys and Spike Chunsoft’s upcoming roguelike Shiren The Wanderer: Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate will be available as a limited version, the Eternal Wanderer Edition. The set is available for pre-order exclusively on Askys’ online store and comes bundled with several goodies, including a few tied to another Aksys series, Zero Escape. The bundle comes with a Deluxe Nonary Bracelet, a Nonary Display Box, a 64-page 20th Anniversary art book celebrating the Shiren series, and a 10-song soundtrack CD.

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PlayStation Vita News

Shooting Love 20XX’s final entry ExZeal hitting Steam on July 14

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Degica’s Shooting Love 20XX collection is coming to an end soon with the release of ExZeal on July 14. The fourth, and final, release in the set follows Shmups Skill Test, Minus Zero, and TriZeal Remix. Shooter fans can look forward to four-plus weapon systems, two-player co-op, replay mode, and support for Steam achievements, cloud saves, and leaderboards.

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PC News

The King of Fighters XIV to be at EVO 2016 with demo, tourney

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Atlus and SNK are once again bringing King of Fighters to EVO. This year, EVO 2016 will host a booth and a small tournament for The King of Fighters XIV. They will be bringing the latest build for some hands-on time, including a free-to-enter tournament that will net winners $1,400 for first, $700 for second, and $350 for third place. A panel will also be held with artists and developers on hand to answer questions and sign autographs. The full schedule can be found below.

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PlayStation 4 News

Rocket League: Collector’s Edition hits store shelves for console, PC

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Rocket League has been released in stores as a physical Collector’s Edition for $29.99. Psyonix’s racer-soccer hybrid comes bundled with an art print, three download packs (Supersonic Fury, Revenge of the Battle-Cars, and Chaos Run), and four new vehicles. The additions include two that are inspired by anime, Esper and Masmune, and two that are re-imaginings of Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars vehicles, Aftershock and Marauder.

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Balrog, Ibuki, and Story Mode launching tomorrow for Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Story Mode Balrog and Ikubi Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has detailed tomorrow’s big update for Street Fighter V. The patch will add the new five-act cinematic story mode, A Shadow Falls, and two new characters, returning brawlers Balrog and Ibuki. The former will be free for everyone, while the latter will require purchase with earned Fight Money or cash. A Shadow Falls takes place between Street Fighter IV and III, with the 16 core characters battling it out as a World Warrior or a member of Shadaloo. Six released and unreleased post-launch downloadable characters are also going to take part. In addition to Balrog and Ibuki, both detailed below, the update will feature their stages, Las Vegas and Karin’s Kanzuki Family Private Beach. General tweaks include “faster and smarter matching” for multiplayer and Currency Shop options to use real money through PS Store and Steam.

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State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition getting physical release

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Nordic Games is once again teaming up with Microsoft to deliver a physical copy of an MS-published title for PC, State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition. As with Oni and the Blind Forest, the retail version will come with the game and several extras, including two add-ons (Breakdown and Lifeline), a double-sided A3 poster, a soundtrack CD, and premium packaging. Note that, while the game is on a DVD, Steam is required for activation.

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PC News

2D anime fighter Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late launches on Steam

Under Night In-Birth Exe Late (PC, PS3) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late will be hitting Steam on July 12 for Windows PC. The Arc System Works-published fighter from French Bread pits 16 characters against one another as they battle Paradox and her organization, Amnesia, during Hollow Night. Newcomers to the genre should note that the game has a simplified control system to allow for quick acclimation, while experienced players will be able to take advantage of more advanced mechanics. Online play is also supported with ranked and player matches, as well as leaderboards.

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PC News

Prison Architect, DLC now available for PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One

Prison Architect (PC, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Console Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Prison Architect is now available digitally and physically for PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. Released last year for PC, Introversion Software’s prison sim was ported by Double Eleven. The console version features a story mode, sandbox mode, and new in-game community features that allow players to build, maintain, and share their prisons. Additional downloadable content has also gone live, All Day and a Night, for $9.99. The DLC adds eight unique wardens, prison maps, and expansion plots. Each warden has their own play style, and they will be able to build penitentiaries in an abandoned city block, a desert, and other odd locales.

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

System Shock remake Kickstarter campaign, PC demo launches

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Nightdive Studios has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund a full reboot of the classic role-playing and shooter hybrid System Shock. The 1994 original is being updated from the ground up for Windows PC and Xbox One, with original development members giving a hand, including concept artist Robb Waters. Linux and Mac versions are currently stretch goals. Physical copies are available for $75 and up, with digital rewards dominating lesser reward tiers. On the other end of the spectrum, gamers with deep pockets can get a multiple copies, digital goodies, and custom System Shock-themed Razor gaming laptop for $5,000. To help alleviate any fears about investing in the campaign, Night Dive has released a fully playable demo that can be downloaded from the campaign page.

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