Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Techland

Techland developing new action title Hellraid for consoles, PC

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Techland, the studio behind Dead Island and Call of Juarez, is working on a new hack-and-slash action title that features solo and co-op play, Hellraid. The single-player campaign is centered on a story-drive campaign, while co-op play allows up to four players to battle enemies and one another for points and loot. Players can look forward to a mixed combat system that features magic, melee, and ranged attacks, as well as to customizing gear, crafting weapons, guiding character skills, and jostling for position on leaderboards.

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Dead Island Riptide now available for 360, PC, and PS3

Publisher Deep Silver has announced the release of Techland’s latest zombie-rific action title Dead Island Riptide. Sequel to the 2011’s Dead Island, Riptide once again puts players in the shoes of stranded islanders attempting to make their escape as they try to survive a zombie apocalypse. New to the series is a fifth team member, dynamic weather conditions, co-op hub defense missions, and additional cop-op communication features.

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Call of Juarez: Gunslinger announced, teaser released

Ubisoft has announced that Call of Juarez will be returning to its traditional Western roots with its next entry, Gunslinger. The publisher also released a minute-long teaser, which showcases a variety of the locales that are in desperate need of being shot up. More info will be coming along next week when the reveal trailer launches on March 14.

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Deep Silver announces free pre-order DLC for Dead Island Riptide

Dead Island Riptide (360, PC, PS3) Video Walkthrough 1 Announcement - Screenshot 4

Deep Silver knows gamers want two things: an easier way to fell zombies, and to look great doing it. Fortunately, the two recently announced pre-order DLC packs have you covered. The Survivor Pack, which includes an XP booster among other goodies, is available for everyone who pre-orders in supported regions. Fashion Victim is available for pre-orders everywhere, and includes new skins for co-op mode. Full details are below.

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Deep Silver releases 10-minute walkthrough of Dead Island Riptide

If you have 10 minutes to spare, then Deep Silver might happen to have 10 minutes of Dead Island Riptide footage to show you. In preparation for the upcoming release of Dead Island’s successor, Deep Silver has released a lengthy video walkthrough from a pre-alpha build showcasing many of the new weapons, vehicles, and modes being introduced in Riptide.

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Call of Juarez: The Cartel now available for 360, PS3

Call of Juarez: The Cartel (360, PC, PS3) Launch Announcement - Header

Call of Juarez: The Cartel has connived (and most probably shot) its way onto store shelves for the 360 and PS3. Developer Techland has taken the series into a new direction as a stylized modern-day Western. After a Mexican drug cartel bombs US law enforcement officers, a task force composed of LAPD, DEA, and FBI agents is put together to take on the cartel in an all-out war.

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Call of Juarez: The Cartel gets a new round of shots

Call of Juarez: The Cartel (360, PS3) June Screenshots - Screenshot 1

A new round of Call of Juarez: The Cartel screenshots were released today, this time showing off both single and multiplayer modes. The Cartel features a modern Wild West theme and a single-player story that transports players from Los Angeles, California to Juarez, Mexico, as well as six-versus-six “coopetition” multiplayer.

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Call of Juarez: The Cartel multiplayer screens, details released

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Some new shots from Call of Juarez: The Cartel for you fine readers today. The latest batch shows off the game’s multiplayer “coopetition” system, which is a blend of both co-op and competition as players work together only for as long as they need each other. The system revolves around three core mechanics: Secret Agendas, additional objectives characters receive from handlers and informants which need to be done in secret; Items, players need to grab certain items without being caught; and Challenges, segments where players race to reach a randomly selected goal. Accomplishing any of the objectives will net you experience points to use for leveling up and unlocking better weapons. Even better, if you catch another player in the act, you get to keep their goods.

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