Friday, 29 July 2016



Today we’ve released an all-new video showcasing the exciting content available for free in Update 2 on July 29th, and teasing Unto the Evil, the first premium DLC pack for DOOM. You can check out this new video here:  




Also, starting on July 29th is a Double XP weekend for DOOM’s multiplayer content, running from5:00pm BST, and ending at 5:00pm BST on August 1st.

Lastly, we’re pleased to announce that Unto the Evil will be available worldwide on August 5th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Priced at £11.99, Unto the Evil will include the following forDOOM’s multiplayer:

·       Three new multiplayer maps: OfferingCataclysm, and Ritual
·       A new player-controlled demon: Harvester
·       A new weapon: UAC EMG Pistol
·       New equipment: Kinetic Mine
·       New ways to customize your DOOM Marine, including additional armour sets, patterns, colours, and taunts
·       New hack modules



Some amazing looking screen shots from the F1 2016 Hockenheim track.







Follow Codemasters F1 games blog and social channels on Twitter and Facebook for future updates. Further details will be released on the upcoming game soon.

PRODUCT INFORMATION
F1 2016
Formats: PC, PS4, XO
Out: 19/8/2016
Publisher: Codemasters

Thursday, 28 July 2016

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens First Season Pass DLC Packs Available Now; New Videos Unveiled

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced the release of the first downloadable content (DLC) within the LEGO Star Wars: The Force AwakensSeason Pass—The Prequel Trilogy Character Pack and The Freemaker Adventures Character Pack—along with two new videos showcasing this exciting add-on content.

Available today, The Prequel Trilogy Character Pack allows fans to play as select characters from Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clone s and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. Playable characters and vehicles include: Anakin Skywalker (Damaged)Captain Panaka,Darth MaulJango FettJar Jar BinksPadmé NaberrieWattoZam Wesell,Naboo Starfighter (Full-size Vehicle)Naboo Starfighter (Microfighter Vehicle)

Also released today, The Freemaker Adventures Character Pack showcases the galaxy’s bravest family of scavengers from the LEGO animated series. Playable characters and vehicles include: Baash (Iktotchi)Graballa the HuttKordi FreemakerNaare, Raam (Iktotchi)Roger (Battle Droid)Rowan Freemaker,Zander FreemakerStar Scavenger (Full-size Vehicle)Star Scavenger (Microfighter Vehicle).

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The Prequel Trilogy Character Pack and The Freemaker Adventures Character Pack are both part of the LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Season Pass, which is comprised of three new Level Packs that extend the adventure with exciting content not seen in the movie, along with five Character Packs featuring well-known Star Wars heroes and villains. The Season Pass is available for £7.99 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Steam (Windows PC). Players can also purchase each DLC Pack individually for £1.70​ each. As an added bonus, Season Pass holders have exclusive access to The Jedi Character Pack, which is available now. For the timing and release of all other DLC content, keep an eye on the LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens TwitterFacebookInstagram and YouTube channels for details.

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens marks the triumphant return of the No. 1 LEGO videogame franchise, immersing fans in the new Star Wars adventure like never before. Players can relive the epic action from the blockbuster film in a way that only LEGO can offer, featuring storylines from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, retold through the clever and witty LEGO lens. The game also features playable content exploring previously untold adventures set in the time leading up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as well as original dialogue from key members of the theatrical cast, providing the most authentic Star Wars for experience for players, including Harrison Ford (Han Solo), John Boyega (Finn), Daisy Ridley (Rey), Adam Driver (Kylo Ren), Oscar Isaac (Poe Dameron) and other top stars from the film. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens is available now for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows PC, Mac and the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The game will be coming soon to Google Play for Android devices.



Codemasters® and Koch Media have today released the latest gameplay video for F1 2016, the official videogame of the 2016 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™. The new attract video shows action both on the track and in the pit lane, recreating key moments from the year and highlighting many of the games key features. 

Available from 19th August for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC (DVD), F1 2016 boasts the most in-depth Career mode ever seen in the franchise which allows players to create their own legend over the course of ten seasons. The player selects an avatar and number to carry throughout their career as well as the team they want to start with. Players are able to move between teams or they can choose to develop a team into a championship contender by working with their Research and Development Engineer and Player Agent to develop their progress. 

The Formation Lap will feature for the first time in the games history as does the brand new Virtual Safety Car which accompanies the return of the regular Safety Car, a fan favourite. The level of immersion has been further enhanced by the inclusion of manual starts and manual pit lane entry and braking  all vital to avoid losing time, penalties and track position. 



With multiplayer support for up to 22 drivers, F1 2016 allows players to form a full grid of human players across the 21 circuits featured in the 2016 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, including the tight Baku street circuit, the latest addition to the calendar. In single player, gamers are able to create their own legend in the expansive Career Mode which stretches for up to ten seasons and includes drama both on and off the track. 

F1 2016 Limited Edition includes the ‘CAREER BOOSTER’ DLC PACK, which will give players a head start in their career as well as exclusive Career Helmet and Laptop designs. 

Follow Codemasters F1 games blog and social channels on Twitter and Facebook for future updates. Further details will be released on the upcoming game soon. 
Today, we’re announcing that the 2TB Xbox One S launch edition will begin hitting shelves on 2nd August. All pre-orders will arrive on 2nd August and, for those of you that haven’t yet, you can still pre-order a 2TB Xbox One S launch edition through microsoftstore.com and select retailers for £349.99 ERP.

Xbox One S is the most compact Xbox yet, 40% smaller than the original Xbox One, and includes a built-in power supply. We also shifted one of the three USB ports and the pairing button to the front of the Xbox One S alongside the newly added IR blaster for increased accessibility.

Beyond the fresh new design, Xbox One S is the first and only console that allows you to watch Blu-ray movies and stream video in stunning 4K Ultra HD with High Dynamic Range (HDR). You’ll get to enjoy your favourite shows and movies in the clearest, most realistic video possible. With HDR support for video and gaming, Xbox One games like Gears of War 4Forza Horizon 3, and Scalebound will look even better thanks to a higher contrast ratio between lights and darks, bringing out the true visual depth of your favourite games.

Xbox One S also comes bundled with the new Xbox Wireless Controller featuring textured grip, improved Xbox Wireless signal and added Bluetooth* support. The controller can be purchased as a standalone item for £49.99 ERP and will also be available on 2nd August.

Looking for additional Xbox One S hard drive options? We’ll also be offering the console with 1TB and 500GB hard drives for £299.99 ERP and £249.99 ERP, more details on the specific availability dates of these two options will be shared soon.

With the biggest blockbuster lineup of games in Xbox history coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 this year, platform updates to help you stay connected with friends on Xbox Live with even more games across your favourite devices and more hardware options available, 2016 and beyond is looking to be an incredible time to be an Xbox gamer.

*Bluetooth capabilities require Windows 10 devices running the Windows Anniversary Update   
    
You can follow us on Twitter at @XboxUK, on Facebook at facebook.com/xboxuk and on YouTube atyoutube.com/xboxuk  

Friday, 15 July 2016


Get a mega gaming experience

Sony launches PlayStation 4 1TB Mega Pack, available only at GAME

GAME is today announcing the PlayStation 4® 1TB Mega Pack, an exclusive console bundle which is available now, only at GAME.

The PlayStation 4 1TB Mega Pack includes a Black 1TB PlayStation 4 Console, a Black DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller, and features four exciting games; Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End™, Bloodborne and The Heavy Rain™ & BEYOND: Two Souls™ Collection.

·         Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End™ - Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End will take players on an epic journey around the globe, through jungle isles, far-flung cities and snow-capped peaks when Drake is forced back into the world of thieves. Awarded the best action/ adventure and console game, with graphics highly commended at E3, A Thief’s End delivers the most thrilling Uncharted adventure yet

·         Bloodborne –The latest Action RPG from renowned Japanese developer FromSoftware includes stunningly detailed gothic environments, atmospheric lighting, and advanced new online experiences which showcase the power and prowess of the PlayStation 4 1TB system

·         The Heavy Rain™ & BEYOND: Two Souls™ Collection – These two standout titles will give players the power of choice - how these stories branch and end is totally up to the decisions made and actions performed. Hugely popular on PlayStation 3, they have now been visually upgraded and brought together for fans to relive, and newcomers to enjoy for the first time

What’s more, gamers can also grab the Steel Black DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller which is available now, only at GAME. The new arrival is the latest limited edition DUALSHOCK®4 to be added to the range, and will sit alongside the existing black, blue, red, white and camouflage controllers.

Customers can purchase the only at GAME PlayStation 4 1TB Mega Pack now, for £329.99. The Steel Black DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller is also available now to purchase only at GAME for £49.99.

For more information, visit your local GAME store or check out game.co.uk.


FACE THE DANGER IN WRC 6

BIGBEN AND KYLOTONN RACING GAMES UNVEILS SPECTACULAR FIRST TRAILER

WRC 6 is the official video game of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). It includes the 14 WRC events, all the official WRC drivers and teams, as well as a wide selection of WRC 2 and Junior WRC drivers.
The game is scheduled for release October 2016 and will be released on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC Steam.
Bigben and Kylotonn Racing Games are proud to unveil the very first trailer for WRC 6, the official 2016 video game of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The game is set to be released this October and will be available for PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC/Steam.




Developed by Kylotonn’s team of racing enthusiasts, this new version of the game will raise the WRC experience on consoles to a new level of realism and excitement. This first trailer allows players to feel all the danger and the diversity they will have to face in WRC 6, defying the limits of the most extreme tracks in the world in order to save every possible second.
Following community feedback, the game will include narrower roads, longer special stages, and even a brand new challenging experience with head-to-head Super Special Stages. WRC 6 also takes advantage of new development tools from Kylotonn which will increase graphics and audio perception for players.All these massive improvements make WRC 6 the best way to feel the excitement of being in the boots of a real driver in some of the toughest conditions around the world. While WRC 6 has been recently introduced to players at E3 2016 in Los Angeles (June 14th – 16th), many other surprises remain to be announced in the coming weeks. 
WRC 6 will feature all 14 rounds of the 2016 WRC season, including for the first time Rally China, all the star WRC drivers and also a wide selection of WRC 2 teams and competitors from the Junior WRC category. eSports WRC, the first international online competition of the WRC, which was launched in January 2016 with WRC 5, will continue in WRC 6 with improvements in terms of access, rules, and format which will be unveiled nearer the release of the game.








WRC 6 will be available this October for PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC/Steam.

FINAL FANTASY XIV - Patch 3.35 'PALACE OF THE DEAD'

In the subterranean city of Gelmorra, deep within a forgotten corner of Issom-Har, stout-hearted explorers have uncovered the entrance to a labyrinthine dungeon. Those who set foot inside its maddening halls find their vigor drained by an irresistible fog of innervation, and repeated excursions have failed to map its seemingly inconstant architecture.

After hearing chilling accounts of spectral denizens, locals took to whispering of a "Palace of the Dead," and the Wood Wailers now seek the assistance of adventurers in laying bare its haunted secrets...








Key Points:
·        Newcomers and veterans alike will start from level 1, and fight their way to the depths using a special leveling system. You can play solo, or in a party of up to four players.

·        Use special items to transform into monsters and change the way you battle!

·        Discovery of coffers will upgrade the gear used exclusively inside the Palace of the Dead!

·        If you fully upgrade the special weapons, you'll be allowed to take them outside the dungeon and they're yours to keep!

Friday, 8 July 2016

LEGO® STAR WARS™: THE FORCE AWAKENS™

A true Jedi Master Builder must learn the ways of the Multi-Build. Play #LEGOStarWars: #TheForceAwakens, available now.

Watch our new LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer below.



PRODUCT INFORMATION
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Formats: 3DS, iOS, PC, PS3, PS4, PSV, WiiU, X360, XO, Mac
Out: 28/6/2016 (3DS iOS PC PS3 PS4 PSV WiiU X360 XO)
 30/6/2016 (Mac)
Publisher: Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Friday, 1 July 2016


SteelSeries celebrates 15 years of gaming innovation with massive giveaway

Birthday extravaganza featuring $40,000 in prizes



SteelSeries, a leader and innovator in gaming peripherals, celebrates 15 years of gaming innovation with a massive giveaway of more than 400 prizes worth an estimated $40,000. Top prizes include “Your Ultimate Setup” gaming bundles, an all-expenses paid trip for two to Seattle and a complete gaming system featuring a state-of-the-art gaming laptop.

Starting today, fans can enter the “Ultimate Setup Giveaway” by visitingwww.steelseries.com/15 for a chance to win SteelSeries gaming bundles, gift cards, limited edition games, exclusive swag and more. Contestants will be asked to choose their favourite four SteelSeries products to enter the giveaway and will receive a custom URL address upon completion. Sharing their custom URL with friends will earn them bonus entries for more chances to win. After entering, SteelSeries will send each entrant a coupon code for 15% off all purchases on www.steelseries.com.

“Our community has supported us for 15 years and enabled us to become trailblazers in the peripherals market and this is one of the ways we would like to thank them,” says Ehtisham Rabbani, SteelSeries CEO. “From our first mouse pad to our latest line of keyboards, mice and headsets, we’ve understood the importance of listening to and engaging our audience - and we want to further that relationship for years to come.”

Prize Highlights
-       “Your Ultimate Setup” prize bundles – four SteelSeries products chosen at entry
-       All-expenses paid trip for two to Seattle, WA for a private tour of Valve HQ + “Your Ultimate Setup” bundle
-       MSI GE62 Apache Pro gaming laptop + SteelSeries “Your Ultimate Setup” bundle
-       SteelSeries products and exclusive 15th Birthday Celebration swag
-       Gift cards to be used with Steam, Riot and Blizzard
-       Overwatch Collector’s Edition and more

More than 400 winners will be selected at random, contacted via e-mail, and announced during the two-week event, with the biggest number of winners announced on the last day, Friday 15th July. SteelSeries will also be celebrating its official birthday on 15th July with its team of streamers and brand ambassadors across the world through special events and surprise announcements.

To participate in SteelSeries’ massive birthday giveaway and for a complete list of prizes, go to www.steelseries.com/15.