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EXPERIENCE THE THRILL OF RALLYCROSS IN DiRT 4
Codemasters & Koch Media today released the latest DiRT 4 trailer showcasing the game’s incredible rallycross content across various classes and circuits. You can view the new action-packed, wheel to wheel trailer on the official DiRT YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/dirtgame
DiRT 4 is the official game of the FIA World Rallycross championship and the new gameplay trailer shows Supercars racing at Lohéac Bretagne, Montalegre, Lydden Hill, Hell and Holjes. In addition to the Supercar class, DiRT 4 also has rallycross racing in RX2, Super 1600s, Group B classics and crosskarts making it a fully fledged rallycross experience.
YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UHaiKIsw0s
Developed in consultation from two time FIA World Rallycross Champion, Petter Solberg, the rallycross handling in DiRT 4 has undergone a complete overhaul to ensure it is as close to the real thing as possible.
Rallycross is thrilling multicar, circuit racing on mixed surfaces made up of both dirt and asphalt. The short, quick-fire races take four to six laps and each car must complete at least one ‘Joker Lap’ which is longer than the traditional lap leading to tactical, enthralling wheel-to-wheel racing. Drivers compete in four qualifying races before the top drivers make the semi finals and final. The supercar class in the FIA World Rallycross Championship are 600bhp beasts that accelerate from 0-60mph in under 2 seconds – faster than a Formula One car.
Launching on PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC on 9thJune 2017 DiRT 4 challenges you to Be Fearless as you take the wheel of the world’s most iconic and powerful off-road vehicles. 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.
CAT QUEST is coming to Steam and consoles!
PQube is excited to announce that we will be teaming up with developer The GentleBros to release the pawsome new catventure game, Cat Quest, for PlayStation 4 and Steam in Summer 2017.
Check out the Cat Quest trailer:
Cat Quest is an open-world top-down 2D RPG set in the wonderful world of cats. Engage in intense real-time combat and explore a massive continent and experience the ultimate catventure. Relive the good old days of exploring an overworld map as you raid dungeons for epic loot, complete quests and meet the many furry denizens of the world of Felingard.
After your sister is kidnapped by a mysterious cat known as Drakoth, you come face-to-face with your destiny as part of a long-lost race of dragon slayers called the Dragonblood. Joined by Spirry, your guardian spirit, you set off on a grand catventure to not only save your sister, but also the world that Drakoth has brought to chaos!
Check out the Cat Quest gameplay walkthrough video:
Cat Quest is pouncing on to Steam and PS4 in Summer 2017!
UNCOVER THE GREATEST SECRET IN THE STAR OCEAN UNIVERSE TODAY
Fans can now relive the essential STAR OCEAN experience, STAR OCEAN: Till the End of Time on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system. Originally released in 2004 for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, the HD title includes new features unique to the PlayStation 4 system, such as trophy support, share functionality, and remote play.
The story begins in the year SD 772 as STAR OCEAN’s protagonist, Fayt brings his family and childhood friend Sophia to the Federation-managed resort planet Hyda for a long-deserved vacation. Their dreamy holiday turns into a nightmare when Hyda is attacked by an unknown space military. In the heat of the attack, Fayt is separated from Sophia and his family and begins an emotional quest into the unknown to find his loved ones.
STAR OCEAN overflows with action, exploration, fast-paced combat and an intricate plot, which results in an immensely deep gaming adventure. Character development is versatile and open-ended, allowing for true freedom in character growth through battle.
A special video message from Producer Shuichi Kobayashi is available to view on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ybwYTYDOybs.
The new STAR OCEAN: Till the End of Time launch trailer is also available to view on YouTube: https://youtu.be/W6p6nKjFWok.
For more information, please visit the PlayStation Store at: https://store.playstation.com/#!/cid=UP0082-CUSA04778_00-SLUS204880000001
BECOME THE CRIMSON DEMON OF WAR IN SAMURAI WARRIORS: SPIRIT OF SANADA, OUT NOW
KOEI TECMO America today proudly announced the release of SAMURAI WARRIORS: Spirit of Sanada, the latest entry in the renowned SAMURAI WARRIORS action series now available for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and digitally on Windows PC via Steam. A historically inspired action title set in Sengoku era Japan, SAMURAI WARRIORS: Spirit of Sanada focuses on the legendary Sanada Clan and their fierce will to survive. Players will follow the heroic tale of the Sanada Clan through fascinating, fan-favorite characters such as Yukimura Sanada, experiencing the journey of his upbringing, motives and struggles as he rises to the title of “The Crimson Demon of War.”
SAMURAI WARRIORS: Spirit of Sanada features the time-tested “one versus thousands” gameplay style of the Warriors series with a plenitude of new additions. For example, combat will now occur over a longer period of time across multiple battlefields with the inclusion of Multi-Stage Battles. Through these intense conflicts, players will be able to experience historical events like never before and witness situations develop first hand. On Secondary Battlefields, players will be able to engage in battles where the Sanada family did not play a major role, and earn extra experience and items for participating while witnessing key historical events from another perspective.
Furthermore, outside of combat, players can enjoy a variety of activities at the Castle Town as it grows from a quiet and peaceful village to bustling and prosperous city. Players can reside there while preparing for the next battle and converse with officers and townspeople to gain a deeper insight into their daily lives. The fear of war and the celebration of victory both have their own effects on the morale of the people encountered, and some will ask for help with their troubles by offering missions.
Players can also spend their time at the Castle Town gathering information, enjoying mini games and completing Feats – tests of combat that reward players with coins. When six coins are accumulated, these Sanada Six Coins can be used on the battlefield to trigger Stratagems – special strategies which will alter the flow of battle. The effect of a Stratagem will differ each time it is used, allowing for unique opportunities to change the tide of battle, and these strategies can be further enhanced by utilizing the newly implemented passage of time features to one’s advantage. During the day, Officers will appear on the battlefield more frequently and players will be able to see the entire map and enemy locations, whereas at night enemy placements will not be visible and Ninjas will appear to stealthily attack their opponents.
For more information on SAMURAI WARRIORS: Spirit of Sanada, please visit the official website at koeitecmoamerica.com/spiritofsanada
Marvel Heroes Omega Enters Open Beta on PlayStation 4
Gazillion, a leading video game developer and publisher, announced that the Marvel Heroes Omega open beta for PlayStation 4 launches today! Marvel Heroes Omega combines the core gameplay of Action-RPGs and MMOs with an expansive library of heroes from the Marvel Universe. Marvel fans and gamers can play together, level-up, defeat infamous Marvel Super Villains and henchmen, collect rare loot, and grow in power. With thousands of hours of character progression and rewards, Marvel Heroes Omega comes packed with tons of replay value and a steady stream of new challenges coming in regular updates.
Today’s open beta launch for Marvel Heroes Omega on PlayStation 4 follows a series of significant patches and improvements made during its closed beta phase based on player feedback – gameplay, ease-of-use, hero balance, bug fixes, and more. For a complete list of updates made during the PlayStation 4 closed beta, please visit our official website.
To celebrate today’s open beta launch for PlayStation 4, all players can also look forward to receiving Daredevil, the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen, as a free playable character. To receive this gift, players must download and install Marvel Heroes Omega and download the free Daredevil pack via the PlayStation®Store on their PlayStation 4 console.
“Everyone at Gazillion is excited that all PlayStation 4 owners can finally experience the Marvel Heroes Omega open beta,” said David Von Dorman, CEO at Gazillion. “But don’t think for a minute that we’ve forgotten about the PC audience for Marvel Heroes 2016 and players also excited to play Marvel Heroes Omega on Xbox One. Gazillion is dedicated to delivering the best Marvel Heroes experience on all platforms and remains committed to continued support of the game with exciting new content and updates for all.”
Marvel Heroes Omega is now in open beta on PlayStation 4 and is scheduled to launch soon on June 20, 2017 for Xbox One.
That’s it for the news today!