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London’s brawling, Bloody Zombies playable at MCM London Comic Con in partnership with ZOTAC

nDreams, the UK’s leading publisher and developer of VR content, and ZOTAC announce Bloody Zombies will be playable at MCM London Comic Con.

Bloody Zombies developed by Paw Print Games, brings together any combination of TV/Monitor and VR players, in a one-to-four player co-op brawler playable online or on the couch. Set in a London wasteland, bloody zombies (pun intended) run amok and four hardened cockney misfits must work together to beat back the rotting hordes.

With easily accessible moves, yet with deep freeform combat and brutal chainable combos, players can unlock special moves and discover melee weapons to expand their zombie-slaying abilities. The VR player’s enhanced viewpoint means you can also find in-game secrets, provide tactical support, and conquer obstacles using a unique diorama view.

Bloody Zombies will be running on ZOTAC’s super compact powerhouse the MAGNUS EN1080. A whisper quiet gaming mini PC that houses an Intel i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics. The MAGNUS EN1080 is the only liquid cooled mini PC in the world and this technology ensures low temperatures and high frame-rates on even the most demanding games.

Catch a glimpse at the hands-on experience in this new game overview video… https://youtu.be/c5PCDkZApA0

The Surge celebrates release next week with action-packed Launch Trailer

The Surge celebrates release next week with action-packed Launch Trailer. There’s just one weekend left before hardcore action-RPG The Surge releases for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on May 16! Battle through a world gone mad as Warren, on his first day of work at CREO – a megacorporation that has been hit by a devastating catastrophe. Today, prepare for The Surge’s brutal combat and dystopian setting with the action-packed Launch Trailer.

Balancing risk and reward is key during The Surge’s combat, as the unique loot system gives you greater control over what you claim from defeated enemies. In visceral combat individually target specific body parts, damaging them with a combination of vertical and horizontal attacks before slicing the part off entirely. What you dismember directly determines what piece of equipment you loot! When approaching an enemy, you face a difficult decision: do you target an unarmored body part for a shorter fight, or risk a lengthier, damaging battle for a chance at slicing off a shiny new piece of equipment?

To get the best loot you’ll need to take on the most difficult enemies, so positioning and speed are vital. Use your exo-enhanced dodges, blocks, ducks and jumps to avoid attacks while managing stamina, ensuring you’re always in the right place to strike the limb you want, or ready to avoid a potentially damning blow. The rules of combat apply to both you and your enemy: get hit in an unarmored limb, and you’ll go down faster. Take advantage of the enemy’s weaknesses while balancing your own, and you’ll walk away with their strengths!

Prepare for The Surge next week, releasing May 16, on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox One and PC – Preorder today through the link below, and receive three exclusive in-game bonuses!!

Euro Truck Simulator 2 receives a new very heavy DLC..!!

SCS Software proudly announces the release of “Heavy Cargo Pack” – the latest addition to the wide range of specialized DLCs for the critically acclaimed Euro Truck Simulator 2.

ABOUT HEAVY CARGO PACK DLC

With the Heavy Cargo Pack expansion, the real heavyweights are entering the ring. Driving skills will be tested and precious mighty trucks will be brought to their limits with heavy loads weighing up to 61 tons. The DLC features impressively detailed real-life cargo models and new special trailers.

HEAVY LOADS

  • Asphalt Miller – Writigen 808 (44 t)
  • Industrial Cable Reel (34 t)
  • Concrete Beams (51 t)
  • Crawl Dozer – Z35K (39 t)
  • Locomotive – Bossloc (61 t)
  • Metal Centering (28 t)
  • Mobile Crane – Rex-Tex 45 (55 t)
  • Transformer – PK900 (47 t)

STEERING AXLE TRAILERS

These massive cargoes will benefit from new high-tech trailers! To be able to maneuver properly with something so huge attached to a truck tractor, the driver needs extra maneuverability. And we’ve got it covered because this expansion also brings new trailers with steering axles!

HEAVYWEIGHT HAULS NEW FREE CONTENT

Alongside this new DLC, we’ve also added a lot of FREE content in the base Euro Truck Simulator 2 game.

Because heavy duty calls for more options, with this new DLC we’ve unlocked the amazing muscular 8×4 chassis for the Mercedes-Benz’s new Actros, Volvo FH 2012 and both Scania R and Streamline trucks for all Euro Truck Simulator 2 base game owners. They’ve received special cabin paint jobs to make them distinctive and ready for more difficult challenges. There are also new accessories for all trucks available in the game, such as wheel tuning parts.

Moreover we’ve developed a new feature – the Truck Analysis screen. It’s similar to a veteran truck mechanic who can give you extra insight and information about the suitability of a given truck configuration for a particular transportation task.

HOW MUCH DO HEAVYWEIGHTS WEIGH?

Heavy Cargo Pack expansion Steam price: USD $4.99, EUR €4.99, GBP £3.99

DiRT 4 CHALLENGES YOU TO BE FEARLESS

Codemasters & Koch Media today released a new DiRT 4 trailer where professional rally and rallycross drivers, including Kris Meeke, double world champion Petter Solberg and the Hansen brothers, talk about how they compete against fear as they push to go faster and finish on the top step of the podium. The new video reflects DiRT 4’s Be Fearless tagline and is available to view now at www.youtube.com/dirtgame .

YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/tmvKZtkZw0E

DiRT 4 puts you at the wheel of some of the world’s most iconic and powerful off-road vehicles as you test yourself against the road and the elements in a battle against the clock. There is also multicar racing in rallycross and landrush where you will have to be brave and fast in order to take the chequered flag.

World renowned rally driver Kris Meeke, who worked as a handling consultant on DiRT 4 commented: “You have to forget about the fear factor. It’s purely about winning or losing. That’s the real special element in rally.”

Two time FIA World Rallycross champion and DiRT 4 handling consultant Petter Solberg said: “If you believe in yourself a lot, you know you will jump in the car again and be fast… I won three races in a row after probably the biggest ever accident in rally. It’s about how much you want it!”

Featuring two different handling models, Gamer and Simulation, DiRT 4 offers both depth and accessibility for players old and new to the franchise. The game’s innovative Your Stage system allows you to produce a near infinite number of unique rally stages at the touch of a button. Your Stage allows experienced rally players to create longer, more technical routes, whilst newcomers can create simpler shorter routes as they hone their skills.

FURI PHYSICAL EDITIONS AND MUSIC MAKING OF EPISODE

The Game Bakers is making multiple announcements today that should please the fans of its all-boss fight hit game Furi, that released this summer to players’ acclaim (93% positive reviews on Steam):

  • Furi is getting physical collector editions for PlayStation 4 and PC
  • Last episode of Making of Furi is available today, and the series of 4 episodes is available for free on Steam.
  • The award winning Furi soundtrack will be available in CD.

A special promotion on Steam marks the day, with an all time low discount of -40% on the game.

FURI COLLECTOR EDITIONS
Furi Definitive Edition, that includes the game and its DLC One More Fight, is made in collaboration with the awesome folks at Limited Run Games and IndieBox. The physical editions will be available in June.

Furi Definitive Edition – Indie Box PC

The IndieBox edition for PC includes a blu-ray case with the game and the original soundtrack, 24-pages manual, a sticker and an artwork card with the code to get the game and DLC on Steam. The game requires Steam to function.
You can pre-order the IndieBox PC Definitive Edition priced 30$/€ here: https://www.theindiebox.com/product/furi-definitive-edition/

For PlayStation 4, the Limited Run Games edition will be limited to 5,000 copies worldwide. The blu-ray disc includes the game and its DLC and is region free. A code to download the soundtrack on Bandcamp is included. This limited edition will be available in June on Limited Run Games for 30$/€.

Prison Architect: Mobile Available this Spring on Tablets

Paradox Interactive, a publisher of games that are always in, mate, today announced that Introversion Software’s Prison Architect: Mobile will be available on mobile devices worldwide in spring of this year. Prison Architect: Mobile brings the original BAFTA award-winning management simulation game to new platforms, challenging players to design, build, and maintain a maximum security prison. The game will be available within the next few months, and will be available for both iOS and Android tablets via the Google Play Store and the App Store. Prison Architect: Mobile will be free to download and play at launch, with additional content and gameplay modes available for purchase in-game.

Take a look at life on the inside (of your tablet) in a new trailer here:
In Prison Architect: Mobile, players are tasked with the construction and maintenance of a maximum security prison, from laying out cell blocks and inmate facilities to managing staff pay and prisoner morale. Inspired by management simulators like Theme Hospital, Dwarf Fortress, and Dungeon Keeper, the game has won a BAFTA award for the “Persistent Game” category and has sold two million copies across PC and console platforms. The game is currently undergoing an early access inmate outreach program in the Netherlands and Sweden, and will be available worldwide soon.

For more information on Prison Architect: Mobile, visit https://www.facebook.com/PrisonArchitectMobile/

Get Hacking & Wracking. RIVE blasts onto the PlayStation Store in Asia on May 16

Eastasiasoft Limited, the independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment, announced that RIVE, an action-packed shooter and platformer hybrid from veteran developer Two Tribes, will launch for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system in Asia on May 16, 2017.

Be prepared for a dance of destruction as RIVE takes players on an explosive journey on land, underwater, on a moving train, and even in zero gravity. RIVE features a 6+ hour campaign, voiced by Mark Dodson (Star Wars & Gremlins), as well as other addictive game modes, including challenges, battle arenas, speedrun, and single-credit mode. Players can upload their high scores in all game modes to online leaderboards.

RIVE has been fully localized for the Asian market and is playable in English, traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese and Korean.

RIVE will be available on the PlayStation®Store in Asia on May 16, 2017 for US$ 14.99, HK$ 124, TW$ 521, or KRW 20200. PlayStation Plus subscribers can enjoy an extra 20% discount during the first two weeks of the launch of the game.

New Sonic Mania Flying Battery Zone Gameplay Video Released

Today, SEGA released brand new Sonic Mania footage featuring Knuckles the Echidna gliding and climbing through Flying Battery Zone Act 1.

Sonic Mania is the ultimate celebration of past and future, blending Genesis-era Sonic platforming with New Zones, Powerful Bosses, and three Playable Characters, all presented at a gorgeous 60 FPS. In the span of 25 years, Sonic has collected countless rings across various Zones, and Sonic Mania revisits what it was that first made Sonic great, giving old and new fans alike an experience that will leave them smiling.

Sonic Mania is developed by SEGA of America in collaboration with Christian Whitehead, PagodaWest Games, and Headcannon. It will be digitally available for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch this Summer 2017.

The gameplay footage along with three new screenshots can be found here if you go fast enough. Or here? Ok, seriously, here.

The Collector’s Edition of Sonic Mania is currently available for pre-order here. To stay current on Sonic the Hedgehog news, follow Sonic on Twitter & Instagram, like him on Facebook, and subscribe to the Twitch channel and the YouTube channel.

YouTube Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDFaRMmWbKo&feature=youtu.be

That’s all for the Daily News today!
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