Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Xbox One

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Zombies – Shadows of Evil revealed

Another gaming company making their mark at this year’s Comic-Con is Activision. The publisher revealed new details about Zombies in Treyarch’s upcoming entry in the Call of Duty franchise, Black Ops III. During Zombies Panel, it was announced that the game will include Zombies – Shadows of Evil, a new narrative-driven survival co-op mode featuring Jeff Goldblum, Heather Graham, Ron Perlman, and others. Adopting a noir-style theme, Shadows of Evil follows four characters (The Boxer, The Cop, the Femme-Fatale, and The Magician) as they fight to survive against an obscure enemy known as Shadow Man. The Juggernog Collector’s Edition was also on display, which will come with a Season Pass, The Giant map (a remake of Der Rise), and of course, a mini-fright modeled after the Juggernog Perk-a-Cola dispenser. Screenshots and pics of the different versions have been posted below.

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Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle announced at Comic-Con

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Microsoft revealed a new Xbox One Gears of War bundle during this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. The Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle, currently up for pre-order, will be available on August 25 for $349. The set will include a 500GB console, a wireless controller with a 3.5mm headset jack, a download code for a copy of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, the Superstar Cole multiplayer skin, and early access to the 2016 Gears of War 4 Multiplayer Beta.

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Turn 10 names 39 more vehicles from Forza Motorsport 6’s garage

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Turn 10 has followed up last week’s 40-car reveal with a new list of 39 additions for Forza Motorsport 6. The entire list is available below, but this batch’s two standouts are the 2014 Volvo #13 Volvo Polestar Racing S60 STCC and the 1999 BMW #15 BMW Motorsport V12 LMR. Both were accompanied with extra info, detailing the speedy Polestar’s history and specs as well as those of the Le Mans winner.

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Grand Theft Auto Online gets Title Update, The Ill-Gotten Gains Part 2

Grand Theft Auto V (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Ill-Gotten Gains Update 2 - Screenshot 1

The second part of the The Ill-Gotten Gains Update is now available for all versions of Grand Theft Auto Online. The download adds new vehicles, weapons, clothes, and music. Some of the new additions include the Coil Brawler luxury sports-styled off-roader, Dinka Vindicator motorcycle, Lampadati Toro speedboat, wood-finished Marksman Pistol, solid gold Knuckle Dusters, and the iFruit Snap Watch. The Lab, a new station, is on all console versions and features hosts Dr. No and the Chemical Bro. playing new music from The Alchemist and Oh No, along with several guest appearances, that is inspired by their tracks on the original score. The download also includes a Title Update, to 1.28, which includes general improvements and fixes as well as the ability to create custom Jobs at the airport and military base. A full list of changes can be found here.

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Mortal Kombat X: Predator Bundle out now for Kombat Pack

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The Predator Bundle for Mortal Kombat X is now live for Kombat Pack owners and will be available for everyone else on July 14. The $7.99 set adds the Predator as a playable character as well as three new movie-themed skins, including Carl Weathers Jax, Commando Johnny, and Infrared Scorpion. Portions of the set will be available separately, with Predator priced at $4.99 and the skins priced at $3.99 as part of the Predator Prey Pack. And as a thank-you gift from NetherRealm, a free Klassic Fatality Pack has also been added for download, which comes bundled with Mortal Kombat 1 fatalities for Johnny Cage, Scorpion, Sonya, and Sub-Zero, as well as the Kold War Scorpion Skin.

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Turn 10 reveals 40 of Forza Motorsport 6’s 450 rides

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Turn 10 has released a new list detailing some of Forza Motorsport 6’s 450-car line-up. The initial 40-vehicle list is posted below, 10 of which are FIA Formula E cars (fully electric) that are making their series debut. FM6 will also mark the first time that the entire 2014/2015 FIA Formula E season is represented in a console racer, which differs from the rest by requiring judicious use of power, drivers to swap entire cars, and drivers to gain fans in order to earn extra power via Fan Boosts. Additional info on the Formula E cars and their drivers, as well as latest announced rides, is available below. The full list, with all pre-order and retail-exclusive cars, can be found here. New info is set to be sent out each week until release.

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Sierra rolling out King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember on July 28

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The first episode of the upcoming King’s Quest revision, King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember, is set to launch on July 28 for PC, PS3, and PS4, and on July 29 for Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The first chapter is available for $9.99, while a $39.99 season pass titled King’s Quest: The Complete Collection that includes all five chapters, as well as an epilogue, is also on offer. The remaining chapters will be released throughout 2015 and 2016. A Knight to Remember takes King Graham back in time as he discusses his previous adventures with his granddaughter, Gwendolyn, as players live out his trials against new puzzles, characters, and encounters.

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See Darksiders II Deathinitive’s updated visuals in before/after shots

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A handful of comparison screenshots were released from the upcoming Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition. The header image is a ‘before’ and ‘after’ shot spliced together, while the full screens are below. A note from Gunfire Games’ design director, John Pearl, has also been included, detailing the various graphical upgrades.

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Techland has a proposition: drink water, get free Dying Light DLC

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Dying Light developer Techland posted a joke yesterday on Twitter promoting delicious, delicious water. Whoever posted a picture of themselves drinking water and promoted it with the hashtag DrinkRightDyingLight would receive a docket code for a free premium weapon. The studio is doubling down on the surprise promotion by creating new, free downloadable packs. The exact number of which is dependent on the number of people who post a picture of themselves drinking water on Twitter with the tag #DrinkForDLC. The first goal is a perk, given that there have been nearly 5,000 tweets already, which is a 50% XP boost to player agility for 24 hours, beginning this Sunday. Check below for the full breakdown. All previous tweets count towards the new DLC.

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1 TB Forza Motorsport 6 Limited Edition Console coming this Sept.

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Microsoft has announced a limited edition Xbox One bundle for Forza Motorsport 6 to celebrate the franchise’s 10-year anniversary. The system will feature a design based around the series, with “iconic sports car styling and custom automotive sound effects,” along with a matching wireless controller, complete with rubberized diamond grips, a 1 TB hard drive, and a copy of Forza Motorsport 6. The bundle will hit store shelves and online outlets on September 15 for $399.99.

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