Friday, 16 November 2018


New HITMAN 2 Video Explains How to Prepare for Elusive Target #1 Starring Sean Bean, Launching 20 November

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive today released a new video providing the latest intel on how to prepare for the first Elusive Target coming to HTIMAN 2Elusive Target No. 1, entitled The Undying, will star international actor Sean Bean as former MI5 agent turned freelance assassin, Mark Faba, who is notoriously known as a master of faking his own death. This contract will be open from 20 November through 4 December so players will only have one chance to successfully take out The Undying during this 14-day period. And by playing the Elusive Target mission and completing the Explosive Penmanship challenge, gamers can unlock the new, fan-selected Explosive Pen weapon and add to their inventory.

 Official HITMAN 2 Elusive Target #1 Primer Starring Sean Bean video,



Elusive Target missions are unique, high-stakes contracts that are free for all players, allowing one chance to assassinate the target and if not successfully completed, the contract cannot be retried. Once Elusive Target No. 1 is available, players must stop Mark Faba (a.k.a. Sean Bean) before he can utilize his expert surveillance, infiltration and demolition skills to complete a contract at the Global Innovation Race event in Miami, and if anyone can take down Faba for the last time, it’s Agent 47.
 
HITMAN 2 is the follow-up to the internationally acclaimed video game, HITMAN. Featuring entirely new hyper-detailed sandbox locations full of living, breathing environments to explore, HITMAN 2 offers players the freedom to plan the ultimate assassination utilizing an assortment of tools, weapons, disguises and a variety of stealth techniques to creatively trigger their own unique chain of events.
 
HITMAN 2 introduces new ways to play with Sniper Assassin, a standalone mode that brings a co-op experience to the Hitman series for the first time, allowing two players to work together online to take down their targets.  HITMAN 2 also features a unique and brand-new take on 1-versus-1 multiplayer competition with Ghost Mode, allowing players to put their assassination skills to the ultimate test while competing against each other online, both as Agent 47.
 
HITMAN 2 is available now for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and PC.
 
To learn more about HITMAN 2, please visit www.hitman.com or join the HITMAN 2conversation on Twitter (@Hitman), Facebook (@Hitman), Instagram (@Hitman), YouTube (Hitman), Twitch (Hitman), Discord (Hitman), Reddit (Hitman) or the Hitman Forum.  


LucidSound Brings Gaming Audio to ‘The Wall’, Announcing an eSports Partnership with Caesars Entertainment


Newly Supercharged LS25 eSports Gaming Headset Drives Gaming Audio at The Wall Gaming Lounge, Taking Competitive eSports To New Heights at The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino


LucidSound®, the fastest growing brand in gaming headsets, announced today that LucidSound has been selected as the official headset of Caesars Entertainment new eSports venue at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.
Driven by the growing popularity of eSports and inspired by competitive gamers from across the globe, The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino has introduced the first phase of Las Vegas’ newest interactive space by Hybrid One: The Wall Gaming Lounge. Partnering with the leaders in PC gaming, Alienware, powered by NVIDIA GeForce® GTX® GPUs, The Wallis the first permanent eSports venue for Caesars Entertainment. A multi-phased, 24,000 square-foot project, The Wall is now open and boasts ample gaming and lounge space highlighted by 30, high performance Alienware gaming PCs. A number of console gaming stations are also available.
The gaming station at The Wall is equipped with the all-new LucidSound LS25 eSports Gaming Headset. Featuring the signature LucidSound control scheme, gamers can adjust their audio simply by turning their ear-cup, an innovative solution, vital to competitive play, that allows gamers to remain focused on the action.
Driving innovation in eSports audio, the LS25 is designed to offer even greater audio performance. Improved 50mm drivers offers substantially better audio fidelity, allowing gamers to pinpoint team-mates and opponents during tournament play. A re-engineered headband provides increased strength to survive extended gaming sessions, and new, easily interchangeable ear-cups actively resist sweat and provide memory-foam comfort to the gamer.

“The team at Caesars Entertainment have designed an innovative new space to support competitive play that can be enjoyed by gamers of all levels,” said Chris Von Huben, CEO of LucidSound. “LucidSound is delighted to be part of this trailblazing experience, drawing gamers into the action with unparalleled audio provided by our LS25 headsets.”
Available now at GameStop, Amazon and other leading gaming retailers, the LS25 delivers advanced technology designed for tournament play. Key features include:
  • A remarkably clear sound stage so that gamers can easily identify teammates, opponents and audio cues providing the difference between victory and defeat
  • Powerful 50mm High-Fidelity speakers with Neodymium magnets, specifically engineered for gaming
  • Designed for long-play sessions the LS25 uses advanced memory foam ear cushions that conform to the individual user and offer superior comfort
  • Dual mics allowing players the option of using the integrated discrete mic (Ideal for phone calls and casual chat) or the unidirectional, flexible boom mic for intense gaming sessions
  • Direct to PC connection via a 3.5mm audio jack, ensuring a simple connection to any gaming rig
  • Proprietary control system, allowing gamers to adjust volume simply by twisting the ear cup
  • Fully compatible with PC, Xbox One (including Xbox One X), PlayStation®4, Nintendo® Switch and mobile platforms
The LS25 is available now at www.lucidsound.com and participating retailers for a MSRP of $79.99.       
For more information, visit LucidSound and follow LucidSound on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

Thursday, 15 November 2018


DiRT RALLY 2.0 DAY ONE RETAIL EDITION AND PRE-ORDER CONTENT ANNOUNCED   


Codemasters has today revealed the additional content that players will receive in the retail versions of the DiRT Rally 2.0 Day One Edition. Players will get early access to different cars within the game plus exclusive pre-order incentives of its forthcoming off road racer, DiRT Rally 2.0. 

Releasing worldwide on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and Windows PC (DVD and via Steam) on Tuesday 26 February 2019.

DiRT Rally 2.0 - Day One Edition (market wide while stocks last).
Includes the stunning Porsche 911 RGT Rally Spec along with early unlocks for the Fiat 131 Abarth Rally and Alpine Renault A110 1600 S.

DiRT Rally 2.0 Deluxe Edition (at selected retailers)
In addition to the Day One Edition, there is also a DiRT Rally 2.0 Deluxe Edition for the most dedicated players which includes five early vehicles unlocks (Ford Escort Mk II, Lancia Stratos, Subaru Impreza 1995, AUDI Sport quattro S1 E2 and Ford Fiesta OMSE SuperCar Lite) and also includes the first two seasons of post-launch additional content, each with three locations (split between rally and rallycross) and five additional early vehicles unlocks. The Deluxe Edition will also allow players to get their hands on the game four days early, launching on 22 February 2019 and also includes upgraded starter cars for My Team, in-game bonuses and high reward events.

Exclusive Pre-order Incentives at selected retailers 
Available at selected retailers, players who preorder the game will receive an exclusive Steelbook, and/or the Opel Kadett C GT/E.

DiRT Rally 2.0 will release worldwide on PS4, Xbox One and PC on Tuesday 26 February offering gamers the most authentic rally and rallycross experience available in gaming. With more news to come on the forthcoming release of DiRT Rally 2.0, you can keep up with all the news and follow updates from the studio on Facebookand Twitter.



TOM CLANCY’S RAINBOW SIX® SIEGE ANNOUNCES FREE PLAY WEEKEND STARTING 15TH NOVEMBER 


Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will be available to play for free from 15th – 18th November*. Interested players can join more than 40 million players in the Rainbow Six Siege community on all consoles and Windows PC. They will be able to experience the game for free with access to all maps, modes and the 20 Original operators. 


Players who try the game during the free weekend can carry over their progress and continue to play uninterrupted if they purchase the game. They will also benefit from a discount up to 70% off on the Starter, Standard, Advanced, Gold, and Complete Editions between 15th November and 30th November, depending on the platform*.

The full details and timing of the free weekend and the discounts are available via the following link: http://rainbow6.com/freeweekend


The upcoming Operation Wind Bastion takes place in the Kingdom of Morocco and features two new operators, one Defender and one Attacker in addition to the new map, a military training facility located in the Atlas Mountains. The Year 3 Season 4 content for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will fully revealed on 18thNovember during the Pro League Finals taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

For more information about the game or news on the upcoming title update, please visit www.rainbow6.com



Blazing Chrome Channels Classic Arcade Action on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC in Early 2019

New Video Explores Diverse Stage Designs Fueling Classically Inspired Run-and-Gunner

Publisher The Arcade Crew and developer Joymasher today reveal Blazing Chrome, the retro-inspired co-op battle to save Earth from the rule of merciless AI, will take the fight for humanity to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC when it launches in early 2019.
A new gameplay clip debuted with the announcement, sharing a fresh glimpse of the devastated environments awaiting action fans eager to fight for a brighter, less mechanically-dominated future. Players will need a steady aim as they plow through a warzone, utilizing tide-changing power-ups, powerful exosuits, and an arsenal of futuristic weaponry to stay alive on the battlefield.


Blazing Chrome is a throwback to the golden days of side-scrolling shooters with modern touches ensuring its gameplay feels as precise as it does authentic to the era it channels. Players can tear through six highly-varied stages filled with deadly, bullet-spewing AI as Mavra, a lone human resistance fighter, or the rebellious robotic insurgent Doyle.
Fashion aficionados can also get a headstart on repping humanity’s salvation by donning a special Blazing Chrome-themed t-shirt in the upcoming Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes for Nintendo Switch. A preview of the shirt’s design is viewable here: https://twitter.com/Grasshopper_JP/status/1060811401738899457
To keep Blazing Chrome in your sights, visit http://joymasher.com and follow them on Twitter (https://twitter.com/joymasher) or Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/JoyMasher).
About the Arcade Crew
The Arcade Crew is based in Paris as a separate division of Dotemu. The boutique publisher is dedicated to producing and publishing awesome original games with a retro feel from small creative teams. The Crew is thrilled to discover and support new talents and create a real community around classic inspired titles. Get in touch with us at https://www.thearcadecrew.com/ and follow us on Twitter @ thearcadecrew.
HONOR, REVENGE AND DESPAIR – THE HALLMARKS OF LEFT ALIVE’S NARRATIVE

Main Characters’ Backstories and Motivations Showcased in New Trailer


Showcasing the interwoven narrative of the game’s main characters, SQUARE ENIX®’s new trailer provides a deeper look at their dark and gritty stories of survival in LEFT ALIVE.
 
Famed illustrator Yoji Shinkawa of the METAL GEAR series from KOJIMA PRODUCTIONS designed each playable character, from the young Ruthenian staff sergeant Mikhail, to confident Nova Slava police force captain Olga, and ex-member of the rebel movement Leonid, who was framed for murder and sentenced to death. 


The game features a variety of action-packed playstyles in the war-torn city of Novo Slava, filled with pulse-pounding battles, stealth maneuvers and much more.










Related Links:
Official Homepage: http://www.left-alive.com
Pre-order PlayStation®Store: https://store.playstation.com/en-gb/product
Pre-order STEAM: https://store.steampowered.com/app/714370/LEFT_ALIVE/
Twitter: @LeftAliveGame

WB Games and Niantic Debut Trailer for Highly Anticipated Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Augmented Reality Mobile Game


Niantic and WB Games have unveiled the first teaser trailer for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite™,  the upcoming augmented reality (AR) mobile game that will put magic in the hands of players worldwide. The highly anticipated game will launch in 2019.

Co-published and co-developed by Niantic and WB Games, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is part of Portkey Games, a games label dedicated to creating video game and mobile experiences inspired by the Wizarding World.
 
In Harry Potter: Wizards Uniteplayers will be able to explore real-world surroundings to unravel a global mystery, cast spells, and encounter fantastic beasts and iconic characters along the way.  

Watch the official Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Teaser Trailer



To stay up to date on Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, please visit and sign-up to receive the latest information at www.wizardsunite.com and follow the game on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018



Overwatch: New Hero Ashe Now Available


 Ashe—the leader of the Deadlock Gang and a rebellious gunslinger who’s not afraid to get her hands dirty—is now live in Overwatch!
The 29th hero to join the Overwatch roster, Ashe—also known as Elizabeth Caledonia Ashe—is a gunslinger hailing from the American Southwest. Armed with the Viper rifle, Ashe is a versatile damage hero, able to fire rapidly from the hip or line up a high-damage shot through her sights. She blasts enemies by throwing dynamite, and her coach gun packs a major punch, knocking foes or herself back for added mobility. And Ashe doesn’t work alone, calling in her omnic ally Bob to join the fray when the need arises.
To learn more about Ashe and her abilities—which include The Viper, Coach Gun, Dynamite, and B.O.B.—please visit her hero page and watch her origin video as well as her gameplay sizzle video.
In addition, Ashe joins the fray this patch alongside hero balance updates for Mercy, Reaper, Roadhog, and Symmetra. See all the changes in the new Patch 1.20 Highlights video.
Please be sure to also check out the latest Overwatch animated short, “Reunion”, featuring Ashe, McCree, and the Deadlock Gang.
You can download the asset pack with new screenshots, concept art, and 4K animated short stills here via FTP.
See you in Overwatch!







UBISOFT® & HYPERX® RENEW THEIR PARTNERSHIP FOR
TOM CLANCY’S RAINBOW SIX® PRO LEAGUE AND MAJORS

HYPERX SUPPORT CONTINUES IN RIO DE JANEIRO FOR THE PRO LEAGUE SEASON 8 FINALS


Today, Ubisoft® announced that the global partnership with – HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., including sponsorship of the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® 2018 Majors has been extended.  HyperX is the official and exclusive Mice, Keyboards and Internals partner from November 2018 to August 2019 including the Pro League online seasons and Worldwide Finals as well as the two next Major events: Six Invitational 2018 next February and the second Six Major, this summer. HyperX has been a significant member of the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six gaming community since 2016 and this extended partnership illustrates this mutual trust in the title’s maturing esports scene.

“We have been working with HyperX since the beginning of the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports scene”, said Geoffroy Sardin, vice president sales & marketing Ubisoft EMEA. “It’s only logical and with great pleasure that we extend our partnership to the year to come.”

“HyperX enjoys being part of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports scene, as well as supporting its gaming community,” said Daniel Kelley, global director of marketing, HyperX. “Cloud series gaming headsets are designed to perform for many hour of comfortable gaming, and are great while playing Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six.”

For more information about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League, please visit http://www.rainbow6.com/esports and follow us at https://twitter.com/R6ProLeague.
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Tuesday, 13 November 2018



Nuketown is back and better than ever!

 Today, Activision and Treyarch announced that the fan-favourite map Nuketown is live now, reimagined for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. 



With the backdrop for this nuclear testing site now set in the icy, unforgiving winter climate of Chernobyl, Nuketown is free for everyone, first on PS4 with other platforms to follow.




HIDE YOUR SHEEP, SPYRO HAS LANDED - THE SPYRO REIGNITED TRILOGY
IS NOW AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE!

Videogame Commemorates Spyro’s 20th Anniversary with Fiery Cross-Country Launch

Spyro, the iconic purple dragon that entertained living rooms worldwide in the late ‘90s, is making an epic return today with the release of Spyro™ Reignited TrilogySpyro Reignited Trilogy introduces players to a fully remastered game collection with a re-imagined cast of characters, animations, environments, brand-new lighting and recreated cinematics—all in stunning HD.  Now fans can glide to new heights and explore more than 100+ lush environments filled with new detail that brings the Dragon Realms and Avalar to life like never-before. The trilogy is available now for PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® 4 Pro and the family of Xbox One devices from Microsoft, including the Xbox One X.



In Spyro Reignited Trilogy, lead developer Toys For Bob is giving fans an all scaled-up version of the original three Spyro games that started it all, Spyro the DragonSpyro 2: Ripto’s Rage! and Spyro: Year of the Dragon, but with a modern-day feel that makes it fresh and fun for today’s player. Adding to the fun, voice actor Tom Kenny is returning to the franchise as the voice of Spyro in all three remastered gamesLongtime fans will be treated to Toys For Bob’s reimagined version of the classic soundtracks, in addition to an all-new title-screen theme from original soundtrack composer Stewart Copeland. Additionally, the new game brings an in-game audio feature that allows players to switch between the original and the newly remastered soundtracks, for those who want a more classic gameplay experience. Players can simply fly in to the “options menu” at any time during gameplay, unleash their preferred nostalgic or scaled-up groove, and glide right back into the Spyro action without losing saved data.

The Spyro community is invited to geek out and elevate their fandom even further through the elite global partnerships from the Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group (ABCPG). Collaborations with FunkoTraly PinsExquisite GamingKidRobotUSAopolyTrends InternationalRubber Road, and Changes have created new avenues for fans to share their love for the return of Spyro, the original roast master. Spyro consumer products across apparel, collectibles, figurines and more are now available at retailers worldwide. Fans can also take advantage of the GameStop exclusive Spyro TOTAKU Collection.
More information about Spyro Reignited Trilogy can be found at www.SpyroTheDragon.com. Fans are also invited to follow @SpyroTheDragon on Twitter and@Spyro on Facebook and Instagram, as well as subscribe to the YouTube channel at YouTube.com/SpyroTheDragon.