Tuesday, 2 April 2019



UBISOFT® WELCOMES YOU TO RAINBOW IS MAGIC
THE LIMITED-TIME EVENT BRINGS A MAGICAL TWIST TO THE WORLD OF RAINBOW SIX® SIEGE, ALSO UNICORNS


Today, Ubisoft released Rainbow is Magic, a Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege limited time event where players are tasked with rescuing a Teddy Bear from nefarious captors on a dramatically reimagined classic map, Plane. Available from 1st April to 8th April, and in honour of April Fools' Day, Rainbow is Magic will introduce 17 new exclusive items (no duplicate drops) that’s all about toys, unicorns and… tactical cuteness! Rainbow is Magic will include full outfits composed of different items alongside with headgear that players can acquire for Smoke, Tachanka, Montagne, and Blackbeard.

For this extremely critical mission, players can choose from 13 current operators reimagined as toy soldiers and plushies, including Recruit, Montagne, Blackbeard, Ash, Thermite, Thatcher, Sledge, Smoke, Castle, Kapkan, Bandit, Frost, and of course, Tachanka. 



Embrace your inner-magic with the exclusive and limited-time customisation items of the Magic Collection Pack. Players that log in during the event will receive one free Rainbow from this Pack with the possibility to earn more as you play by completing Ubisoft Club Challenges. Players can also purchase the Rainbow is Magic packs for 300 R6 Credits.

For more information about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, please visit: https://rainbow6.ubisoft.com.

About Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
Alongside a thriving professional esports scene and a community of over 40 million registered players, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege puts players in the middle of a fast-paced, ever-evolving multiplayer experience grounded in the selection of unique Operators. Using the right mix of tactics and destruction, Rainbow Six teams engage their enemies in sieges, where both sides have exclusive skills and gadgets at their disposal. Defenders prepare by transforming the environments around them into modern strongholds, while attackers use recon drones to gain intel for carefully planning their assault. With access to dozens of Operators inspired by real world counter-intelligence agents from around the globe, players can choose exactly how they want to approach each challenge they encounter. Through the constant addition of new Operators and maps that add to the depth of both strategy and combat, the unpredictability of each round of Rainbow Six Siege sets a new bar for intensity and competition in gaming.

Thursday, 21 March 2019


TURTLE BEACH UNVEILS ITS ALL-NEW RECON 70 SERIES GAMING HEADSETS

Built for Victories Across Every Genre and Platform, the Recon 70 is the All-New Successor to the Recon 50 – the #1 Selling Wired Gaming Headset for the Past Two Years

Recon 70 for Nintendo Switch is On-Sale Now at Participating Retailers, with Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Versions
Available May 1, 2019

Turtle Beach (NASDAQ: HEAR), a global leader in gaming audio, today unveiled the all-new Recon 70 – the Company’s latest series of powerful and affordable wired gaming headsets, and the successor to the Turtle Beach’s Recon 50 – the #1 selling wired gaming headset1in North America. The Recon 70 is built to give gamers the advantage they need on any battlefield, on any platform. Available for a MSRP of $39.95, the Recon 70 delivers high-quality game audio through powerful 40mm over-ear speakers and features Turtle Beach’s signature high-sensitivity flip-to-mute mic. The Recon 70’s lightweight design includes a padded and adjustable headband, while synthetic leather-wrapped ear cushions provide unmatched comfort so players can focus on the match and secure that win.

The Recon 70 for Nintendo Switch™, with its signature red accents, is available now at www.turtlebeach.com and at participating retailers in North America. Additionally, black and white models of the Recon 70 for Xbox One and PlayStation®4 will be available in North America starting May 1, 2019, with pre-orders available now at www.turtlebeach.com. Also available on May 1, 2019 will be a midnight red version of the Recon 70 for PS4™.

In Europe, the Recon 70 for Xbox One and PS4 is available now at Argos in the UK, with broader availability in participating European territories set for April 1, 2019. In Europe, the midnight red version of the Recon 70 will be for the Nintendo Switch and will launch at retail at the end of May 2019. Pre-orders for these models also available now on www.turtlebeach.com.

“The Recon 50 has been the best-selling wired gaming headset in the U.S. and Canada for the past two years1, and the all-new Recon 70 builds upon its predecessor with a refined design and our great flip-to-mute mic, all for the same $39.95 price,” said Juergen Stark, CEO, Turtle Beach. “The Recon 70 is also available in more color options and is compatible with all gaming systems, so we believe we’ll see the Recon 70 continue the Recon 50’s trend of ‘best-seller’ with enough time in the market.”

With today’s longer and longer gaming sessions becoming the new normal, the need for superior audio, crystal-clear communication, and lightweight comfort is larger than ever, and the Recon 70 delivers it all. Key features include:
 






LIGHTWEIGHT COMFORT

A lightweight headset design ensures complete comfort during those hours-long gaming sessions featuring a padded headband and ear cushions.

FLIP-UP MIC

Turtle Beach’s renowned high-sensitivity mic picks up your voice loud and clear to ensure your commands are always heard. Previously available on higher-end headset models, the mic can be flipped up out of the way to mute when not in use, and blends into the headset’s design.

HIGH-QUALITY 40MM SPEAKERS

Superior 40mm over-ear speakers deliver amazing game sound so you hear every crisp high and thundering low.

PREMIUM EAR CUSHIONS

Synthetic leather-wrapped ear cushions provide added comfort, improved bass response and better noise-isolation.

MULTIPLATFORM COMPATIBILITY

Designed for the Nintendo Switch and also works great with Xbox One, PS4 Pro & PS4, PC, and mobile devices with a 3.5mm connection.

For more information on the latest Turtle Beach products and accessories, visit www.turtlebeach.com and be sure to follow Turtle Beach on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.






WWE 2K19 Tournament Turmoil: There’s A New Bracket in Town
Follow Your Favorite WWE Superstars on the Road to the WWE 2K19 Tournament Championship

Starting today, a new tournament is taking over March: WWE 2K19 Tournament Turmoil. Over the next two and a half weeks, 2K will simulate a single-elimination tournament using WWE 2K19 that features 64 fan-favorite WWE Superstars to find out who has what it takes to grind through a bracket of tough opponents and win the WWE 2K19 Tournament Turmoil Championship.

The tournament is organized into four groups – Raw, NXT, SmackDown Live and WWE Legends, including WWE Superstars such as Brock Lesnar, Seth Rollins, Ricochet, Adam Cole, AJ Styles, Daniel Bryan, The Rock, Ultimate Warrior and Stone Cold Steve Austin. The first two rounds of the simulated tournament will be held this week (March 21-24), with the regional finals from March 28-31, Semifinals on April 6 and Tournament Championship on April 8. 

    Adding to the fun, fans are encouraged to fill out a bracket and compete against friends, test how well they know WWE and see a variety of current and legendary Superstars in action. Follow along with WWE 2K19 Tournament Turmoil through the following:



    In addition, as we head toward WrestleMania 35 weekend, keep up with the action on all things WWE 2K19 as WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge finalists, tune-in details and additional surprises are announced in the coming weeks. For more information on the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge, please visit wwe.2k.com/milliondollarchallenge/. For more information on WWE 2K19 and 2K, visit wwe.2k.com, become a fan on Facebook, follow the game on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags #WWE2K19 and #NeverSayNever or subscribe on YouTube.

    Play the Mortal Kombat™ 11 Closed Beta on 27th March in the UK

    The www.mortalkombat.com closed beta begins next week on Wednesday, 27th March at 15:00 GMT in the UK and will run through Monday, 1st April at 07:59 a.m. GMT. All players who pre-order Mortal Kombat™ 11 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox One or Xbox One X at select retailers will receive access to the closed beta, which features five different characters, each with unique abilities and Fatalities, including fan-favourite fighters BarakaJadeKabalScarlet and Scorpion.

    Players participating in the closed beta will experience a preview of the all-new Custom Character Variation System, which will offer nearly infinite customisation options to personalise fighters with a variety Skins, Gear, Special Abilities, Intro and Victory Cinemas, Taunts and Brutalities. Gameplay modes offered in the closed beta will include online multiplayer matches, along with Towers of Time, a single-player mode where players can test their skills through various challenges, providing more ways than ever to continue the Mortal Kombat™ 11 experience. 


     View when the Mortal Kombat™ 11 closed beta will go live in each region here: Mortal Kombat 11 Global Beta Schedule
     
    Please note, a PlayStation Plus subscription or Xbox Live Gold membership is required to participate in online multiplayer matches during the closed beta. These subscriptions are not required to enjoy the Custom Character Variation System or Towers of Time content.
     
    Mortal Kombat™ 11 is the latest instalment in the critically-acclaimed franchise, developed by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, and will be available beginning 23rd April for PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® 4 Pro, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch™ and PC. Pre-order now to receive the in-game playable character, Shao Kahn.
     
    The growing roster of confirmed playable fighters in Mortal Kombat™ 11 includes Scorpion, Raiden, Sub-Zero, Sonya Blade, Skarlet, Baraka, Geras, Kano, D'Vorah, Kabal, Jade, Johnny Cage, Cassie Cage, Erron Black, Jacqui Briggs and Kotal Kahn, with more exciting reveals coming in the weeks ahead.
     
    To keep up with the latest Mortal Kombat™ 11 news and upcoming reveals, check out NetherRealm’s popular Kombat Kast livestream on Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Mixer.
     
    To learn more about Mortal Kombat™ 11, please visit www.mortalkombat.com or join the community conversation on Facebook (MortalKombat), Instagram (@MortalKombat), Twitter (@MortalKombat), Twitch (NetherRealm), YouTube (Mortal Kombat), Mixer (NetherRealm, Discord (MortalKombat) or Reddit (MortalKombat).



    TURTLE BEACH BATTLE BUDS – HIGH-PERFORMANCE EAR BUDS – NOW ON SALE INTERNATIONALLY

    The popular high-performance Ear Buds now available for £24.99


     
    Leading gaming headset and audio accessory brand Turtle Beach (Nasdaq: HEAR) today announced that the Turtle Beach Battle Buds™ – a high-performance in-ear headset designed for gamers on the go – are now available internationally.

    The Battle Buds’ standout feature is the removable high-sensitivity boom microphone which delivers crystal-clear in-game chat with other players. When not gaming, the boom mic can be easily detached, and the inline mic can be used for taking calls and chatting on the go. Additionally, Battle Buds have 10mm speakers that deliver full-range sound, as well as a standard 3.5mm connection to ensure compatibility with nearly all mobile devices, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One, PS4™, and PC. Battle Buds arrive with two color combinations – bright white with teal accents, or sleek black with silver accents, and are available today at www.turtlebeach.com for just £24.99.

    “The Battle Buds use our renowned mic technology to deliver a great multiplayer chat experience, just in a smaller, more portable package created for gamers playing on Nintendo Switch™ and mobile devices,” said Juergen Stark, CEO, Turtle Beach. “Battle Buds sound great whether gaming or listening to music, and both mics pick up your voice loud and clear, whether you’re coordinating with your squad to ensure you get the next win, or on a call with a friend talking about your next match.”

    Full details for the Turtle Beach Battle Buds in-ear gaming headset include:

    CRYSTAL-CLEAR CHAT – A removable high-sensitivity, unidirectional boom mic picks up your voice loud and clear when your squad needs you most. Additionally, the built-in inline mic is great for taking calls on the go.

    LIGHTWEIGHT COMFORT – Three sizes of interchangeable ear-tips with stabilizers ensure a great fit so you can use for hours in complete comfort.

    MULTIFUNCTION INLINE CONTROLLER – The inline controller puts Master Volume, Mic Mute, and a Multifunction Button (for supported devices) at your fingertips.

    HIGH-QUALITY 10MM SPEAKERS – 10mm speakers produce crisp highs and thundering lows.

    MULTIPLATFORM COMPATIBILITY – Designed for Nintendo Switch™ and mobile gaming, and also works great with Xbox One, PS4™, and PCs with a 3.5mm jack.

    For more information on the latest Turtle Beach products and accessories, visit www.turtlebeach.com and be sure to follow Turtle Beach on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

    Friday, 15 March 2019



    WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, TT GAMES, THE LEGO GROUP, AND MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCH

    LEGO® MARVEL COLLECTION  

    Team Up with Marvel’s Mightiest Heroes to Face the Most Menacing Foes of the Galaxy
    Spanning Three Games and All Season Pass Content in One Colossal Package  

    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Marvel Entertainment today announced the launch of LEGO® Marvel Collection for PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox One family of devices. The epic compilation of games brings together LEGO® Marvel Super HeroesLEGO® Marvel Super Heroes and LEGO® Marvel’s Avengers for the first time in one action-packed package.

    Additionally, the trio of games comes with content previously released in the season pass for each console, including Marvel’s Black Panther and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War character and level packs for LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2 inspired by Marvel Studios’ hit films.


    In LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes, players take on the role of their favourite Marvel characters Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine, Thor, Captain America and the Hulk, as they assemble in a completely original story. Players will battle against some of the most menacing Marvel Super-Villains, including dastardly Doctor Octopus, the ghastly Green Goblin, the ruthless Red Skull, the vicious Venom, Thor’s vexing brother, Loki, as well as the Devourer of Worlds, Galactus.
     
    LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2 picks up directly where LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes left off featuring a completely original branching storyline co-written by award-winning comic writer Kurt Busiek. This story brings together a diverse roster of iconic Marvel Super Heroes and Super-Villains from different time periods and realities including Ant-Man, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Cosmo the Spacedog, Cowboy Captain America, Doctor Octopus, Doctor Strange, Ghost Rider, Green Goblin, Groot, Gwenpool, Hawkeye, Howard the Duck, Hulk, Iron Man, Luke Cage, Ms. Marvel, Rocket Raccoon, She-Hulk, Spider-Gwen, Spider-Man, Star-Lord, Thor, and many more. Players can roam and explore 18 different Marvel locations within the incredible Open Hub World of Chronopolis, from the vibrant jungle of Wakanda to the pyramids of Ancient Egypt, along with Asgard, Attilan, Knowhere, the Coliseum, Hala, Hydra Empire, Kang’s Citadel, K'un-Lun, Lemuria, Manhattan, Medieval England, Noir New York, 2099 Nueva York, Old West, The Swamp, and Xandar.






      
    LEGO® Marvel’s Avengers features storylines from the critically-acclaimed film Marvel’s The Avengers and its sequel Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron and players can unlock more than 200 characters, including Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hulk, Thor and Iron Man. The game features a unique take on open world gameplay, with eight different environments to explore within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including the expansive streets of Marvel’s New York, as well as Asgard, Barton’s Farm, Malibu, the S.H.I.E.L.D. Base Exterior, Sokovia, South Africa and Washington, D.C. Players can freely roam around these open world locations in any way they’d like, such as super jumping off skyscrapers with Hulk, speed running over water with Quicksilver or even play as giant characters, like the menacing Fing Fang Foom, who can grow to the size of tall buildings.

    To download the LEGO® Marvel Collection assets, including screenshots and gameplay, please go to the WB Games Press Site at http://wbgamesuk.gamespress.com.


    WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, TT GAMES,
    AND THE LEGO GROUP RELEASE THE PHYSICAL EDITION OF

    THE LEGO® MOVIE 2 VIDEOGAME 
    for Nintendo Switch™  

    Free Post-Launch Bonus Content for All Platforms Revealed!
    Adds New Worlds to Explore, New Characters to Meet and New Challenges to Face  


    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group today announced the physical launch of The LEGO® Movie 2 Videogame for Nintendo Switch™ system with a RRP of £34.99. The game is inspired by the newly released sequel, The LEGO® Movie 2: The Second Part, a big-screen animated LEGO®adventure from Warner Bros. Pictures.

    Also announced were details about “Galactic Adventures,” the free post-launch bonus content coming to the game across all platforms in April. The downloadable content adds three new fantastical LEGO® locations – Dis-Harmony City, The Queen’s Palace and The Rexcelsior.

    In the game’s Dis-Harmony City, the Justice League is dispatched from Bricksburg to fend off the Alien invaders. When their ship is swiftly destroyed and scattered across the stars, it’s up to General Mayhem to track down the Justice League and persuade them to join her.

    The Queens’s Palace location features General Mayhem in another wild adventure where she returns to find Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi in a panic because a matrimonial ceremony is not going as planned! General Mayhem must complete various wedding preparations and calm the Queen to get the ceremony back on track.

    The Rexcelsior content will tell the story of how Rex Dangervest befriended his Raptor crew aboard his flagship. Rex needs to complete various tasks to train his Raptors in fun and unexpected fields such as skateboarding and spaceship repair. Rex needs to get his crew in ship-shape if he wants to meet Emmet!

    The LEGO® Movie 2 Videogame is based on events that take place in The LEGO®Movie 2: The Second Part as the story begins in the desolated wasteland of Apocalypseburg where alien invaders have left Bricksburg in ruins! Emmet, Lucy and his awesome crew of companions go beyond their world to save their friends from the strange inhabitants of the faraway Systar System.

    The LEGO® Movie 2 Videogame is also available for PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox One family of devices.

    For more game information, visit LEGOMovie2-videogame.wbgames.com

    Thursday, 14 March 2019



    Learn more about the swarming Zombies in this new Dev Diary

    Saber Interactive and Focus Home Interactive have just released an official developer diary video for World War Z, the highly anticipated co-op shooter inspired by Paramount Pictures’ blockbuster film. This behind-the-scenes dive into the game explores how the movie’s iconic images of zombies swarming en masse over anything in their path inspired the team to capture that terror in a thrilling action experience. We took this inspiration and created totally new characters and storylines true to the universe, building something familiar with a brand new twist. 



    Powered by Saber’s dynamic Swarm Engine™, World War Z unleashes hundreds of fast-moving, bloodthirsty zombies – able to move as one collective horde as well as break off as individuals units – at a time on players. Choose from six distinct classes and an arsenal of deadly weapons, explosives, turrets and traps. Outlive the dead through intense four-player co-op campaign missions around the world, and battle both zombies and real human opponents in competitive, team-based Players vs. Players vs. Zombies (PvPvZ) multiplayer. 





















    World War Z is expected to launch on April 16, 2019, for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One.
    World War Z is available to pre-order at participating retail stores on all platforms. For full pre-order details, visithttps://wwzgame.com/buy. All World War Z retail version, come with the Lobo Weapon Pack, featuring three golden weapon skins and the dual-bladed Lobo spade, at no extra charge.
    For more from World War Z, check out http://wwzgame.com, and follow the game on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WWZGame, Twitter@WWZTheGame, and Instagram @WWZGame.