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Activision and Treyarch unveil a surprise 5th DLC pack for Call of Duty Black Ops 3: Zombies Chronicles, releasing May 16th first on PS4!
Late yesterday, Treyarch Zombies Lead, Jason Blundell, unveiled that Call of Duty Black Ops 3 will be obtaining a 5th DLC pack separate from the Season Pass – This 5th DLC, entitled “Zombie Chronicles”, includes 8 classic remastered Zombies maps from Call of Duty Zombies: World at War, Call of Duty: Black Ops and Call of Duty: Black Ops II.
You can experience the remastered zombie collection and experience the undead story first on PS4, releasing May 16th.
Zombie Chronicles includes:
- 3 maps from Call of Duty: World at War: Nacht der Untoten, Verruckt and Shi No Numa
- 4 maps from Call of Duty: Black Ops: Kino Der Toten, Ascension, Shangri-la and Moon
- 1 map from Call of Duty: Black Ops II: Origins
- Takeo and Richtofen Calling Cards
- Dempsey and Nikolai Calling Cards
- Zombies Heroes Animated Calling Cards
- Limited Edition Camouflage Tin Can (Trust me, we have no idea either…)
Alongside this reveal, Jason Blundell and the Zombies Team also released the entire timeline diagram of the Call of Duty Zombies lore, spanning across an impressive 8k image, and is being currently transcribed into impressive, hundred-page long transcripts over on /r/CoDZombies! Finally us lore buffs can get the answers we need!
Maps will be a “faithful recreation”, as Blundell says he could’ve “went back in and changed things around”, but he felt it was important to give people the true map forms, “…there’s a couple of little things in there.”, “I felt it was important to give people the authentic experience”. Blundell also mentioned that “This is a special one-off package. I saw the community asking for this for how many years now; and all the pieces kinda lined up.”
The price of this DLC is currently unknown.
THE RISEN EXILES EXPANSION COMING TO SKYFORGE ON PLAYSTATION 4
Developer Allods Team and global publisher My.com announce that their free to play action MMORPG Skyforge will receive its first expansion for PlayStation 4 this May 16. The Risen Exiles is an entirely free expansion adding three more classes to the roster and completes the arsenal of playstyle choices for Skyforge’s immortals. Players can experience the deadly power of the Necromancer, balanced strength of the Monk, and dark spells of the Witch while taking on, all new challenges. The Risen Exiles will add a scaling endgame zone to explore in the Tacid Dunes region of Aelion and dungeons to master alone or with friends. Competitive players can ready themselves for larger scale Player versus Player conflicts and those who have organized themselves in Pantheons can now start an all-out war.
The Risen Exiles contains:
- Three classes: Witch, Necromancer, Monk
- Inghar Test Area (Group or Pantheon)
- Antean Wasteland (Explorable Area)
- Phoreus Test Area (5 Player Dungeon)
- 10 vs. 10 Player versus Player Battles
- Start of the Pantheon Wars
A new action MMORPG on PlayStation®4 set in the world of Aelion. Surrounded by other planets, Aelion is under constant threat of invasion. These otherworldly conquerors have attempted to seize and enslave Aelion’s population and eons of failed invasion attempts have left traces of strange alien technology and magic, transforming Aelion forever. Led by their great guardian god Aeli, the citizens have learned to use these technologies and magic against their invaders. Before his departure into realms unknown, the great god managed to share part of his life essence. This power would be passed on to Aelion’s most worthy daughters and sons to forever protect his beloved planet. And you have been chosen.
- Repel the invaders
Creatures from the deepest oceans, reapers from the pits of fire, and lifeless machines from the coldest wastelands, all threaten the existence of Aelion and all its inhabitants.Fight off the invaders to obtain new abilities and rewards!
- Enhanced PS4 Action Combat
Combat the off-world invaders with devastating skill combos and dodge their merciless attacks. Learn new skills and unleash the fury of your divine form once you have reached godhood. Collect equipment, fragments of armor, or parts of your enemies’ bodies and turn them into dangerous weapons!
- Unlock 14 Classes and Switch Instantly between them
Begin your journey as a mere mortal and choose between 11 unlockable and unique classes. Three other classes will join the roster on May 16. Become a brutal Berserker or even a Gunner with a colossal, transforming plasma cannon. The choice is yours! Choose whatever class suits your playstyle, whenever you want. Obtain your DIVINE FORM by unlocking your ultimate abilities as a god and make the invaders rue the day they provoked your wrath!
- Explore A Universe of Content
Skyforge contains dozens of hours of entertainment within its Campaign mode, and unlimited hours in various PVE and PVP game modes, all in more than 100 locations. Group up with other immortals or fight solo. Play in open zones or short instances! Even the most dedicated players will find a vast variety of content available. Skyforge has something to offer for every type of MMO player.
TERA CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS OF TRUE ACTION COMBAT WITH NEW CONTENT AND MORE
En Masse Entertainment, a player-driven publisher focused on delivering great games and great service, is celebrating the fifth anniversary of their flagship True Action Combat MMORPG, TERA, which launched to critical praise on May 1, 2012 and continues to see strong success with over 26 million registered players from around the world. To mark the momentous milestone, En Masse is activating a broad array of special in-game events throughout the month of May, including the Velik’s Fate content update for the game, which is scheduled to launch on May 9.
Players who log into the game during May receive a free pair of Fifth Anniversary Wings to show off their dedication to TERA. Be sure to log in as these wings will only be available during the event and will not be sold in the game shop!
A brand-new Anniversary Token Shop with a rotating weekly inventory of items not normally available for sale has also been added to the game for the month of May. Anniversary Tokens are earned in-game by participating in PvP battlegrounds and PvE dungeons with different content highlighted each week in the in-game calendar. Players will also have a rare chance to win cosmetic items normally only available in the game’s online store via drops in highlighted PvP battlegrounds and from the final boss in highlighted PvE dungeons.
Rounding out the month of events, TERA Community Manager Sean “Spacecats” Gibbons will be hosting in-game quiz events across all servers throughout the month, rewarding astute fans who correctly answer questions with Anniversary Tokens and other in-game prizes. Players should watch for news posts, in-game announcements, and their welcome window calendar for when Spacecats will be visiting their respective servers for a chance to participate and show off their TERA knowledge!
“It’s been an incredible five years for TERA and we didn’t want to celebrate this achievement with just one day. We decided to celebrate with our community throughout the entire month,” said En Masse Entertainment CEO Sam Kim. “We’re looking forward to many more milestones with our loyal community, including welcoming new console players later this year. As far as we’re concerned, we’re still just getting warmed up, with much more to come!”
The Velik’s Fate content update also launches on May 9, bringing two brand-new dungeons, Velik’s Hold and Velik’s Sanctuary, for players to explore. These high-level dungeons feature several challenging opponents, including the new boss, the god Lakan. Players who conquer these new challenges will be rewarded accordingly, with all-new armor and weapon sets!
Additional details for fifth anniversary events, sales, and new content can be viewed at the following link: http://tera.enmasse.com/tera-fifth-anniversary
First Three Injustice 2 DLC Characters Revealed
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today revealed a new trailer showcasing the first three DLC characters for Injustice™ 2 – Red Hood, Starfire and Sub-Zero. Players will be able to battle it out with these iconic fighters from the DC and Mortal Kombat Universes and utilise their unique moves and skill sets when they purchase the Injustice™ 2 Deluxe Edition or Injustice™ Ultimate Edition. Injustice 2 will be available for the PlayStation®4 and Xbox One beginning on the 19th of May. Red Hood, Starfire and Sub-Zero are still in development and will be available for download after the game launches.
To view the Official Injustice 2 – DLC Announce trailer, please click here: https://youtu.be/-cw-zZ2xdb8.
The Injustice 2 Deluxe Edition will include three playable characters; one Premiere Skin that transforms Supergirl into Power Girl with a new look, voice and dialogue; and exclusive new Gear Shader that enables players to customize the look of their roster with the Gods Shader Pack. The Injustice 2 Deluxe Edition is available for pre-order now for £69.99, the physical edition includes an exclusive Supergirl steelbook only available at GAME.
The Injustice 2 Ultimate Edition will include a total of nine playable characters; three Premiere Skins that transform select fighters into alternate characters with new looks, voices and dialogue; and two exclusive new Gear Shaders that enable players to customize the look of their roster with alternate colour themes. The Injustice 2 Ultimate Edition is available for pre-order now for £89.99, the physical edition includes an exclusive Batman steelbook.
In development by the award-winning NetherRealm Studios, Injustice 2 features a massive roster of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains and allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favourite DC characters.
Shall you pass…? Mithril Run DLC for Unexplored out today
Mithril Run DLC is out today, the 2nd free dlc for the highly acclaimed roguelite dungeon crawler Unexplored. The dlc adds a special run, which pays tribute to the most famous fantasy trilogy of all.
Steam store page: store.steampowered.com/app/506870/
Brand new dungeon challenge
The Mines of Moryondor pose a new challenge for experienced dungeoneers. In this brand new, special run, players compete to collect as much gold as possible.
The overall structure of the mines stays the same every run, but details and levels layouts change every time. Uncover the secrets of this abandoned dwarven mine over multiple runs, unlock and improve several characters, and climb Moryondor’s hallowed hall of fame.
Genre: indie, roguelike/roguelite, action rpg, singleplayer
Platform: Steam PC (Mac build in the works)
Developer & publisher: Ludomotion
Price: 9.99 €/$ (with free sountrack & Mithril Run DLC)
Steam store page: store.steampowered.com/app/506870/
Dreamfall Chapters Out Now On PlayStation 4 and Xbox One!
Red Thread Games and Deep Silver today announce the release of Dreamfall Chapters the highly anticipated final chapter of The longest Journey Saga. Offering all five episodes and a total of 13 chapters, Dreamfall Chapters explores a rich story on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One the all-in-one entertainment system by Microsoft. The title releases Digital and Retail for 29,99 € / £24,99.
Launch Trailer on YouTube: https://youtu.be/TEZDSWXBf4c
Dreamfall Chapters is a 3D Adventure set in parallel worlds: one a dark cyberpunk vision of our future, the other a magical fantasy realm. The game follows two unlikely heroes on their journeys across worlds to save the very fabric of reality from falling apart. Dreamfall Chapters is a mature, emotional, dark, magical and heart-breaking adventure that will take players by surprise.
Both console versions of Dreamfall Chapters come with numerous enhancements: reworked character models, improved animations, lightning, and special effects. Plus an expanded in-game soundtrack as well as improved sound-effects.
GRIPPING STORY: Experience a deep and emotional storyline with over 100 fully voiced characters in EN and DE and continue the epic saga of The Longest Journey
FAR-REACHING DECISIONS: Shape the story and the course of your journey through your choices and actions, and live with the surprising and sometimes devastating consequences
EXCITING EXPLORATION: Delve into over 50 beautifully crafted locations, exploring each of them using the direct control interface.
DIVERSE WORLDS: Explore beautiful, rich, detailed and original worlds that combine a stunning cyberpunk vision of our future with magical fantasy, along with a broken and decaying dreamscape
THREE PLAYABLE CHARACTERS: Play as three different characters, all on journeys across worlds, through life, and into their own hearts and souls.
CHALLENGING PUZZLES & RIDDLES: Solve the completely plot-driven puzzles and riddles which are an integral part of the game’s narrative.
ENHANCED ON CONSOLES: Enjoy the definitive experience of Dreamfall Chapters on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One with reworked character models, improved animations, lightning, and special effects plus an expanded in-game soundtrack as well as improved sound-effects.
Pokemon TCG: Sun & Moon — Guardians Rising expansion is out now!
The second expansion in the latest Pokémon Trading Card Game series, Sun & Moon—Guardians Rising, is available in stores now.
Visit Alola for Pokémon fun, from the beaches to the mountain peaks, and discover new traditions and new challenges in the Sun & Moon—Guardians Rising expansion. Meet the island guardians, and sharpen your skills with Kahuna Hala and Captain Mallow! Be amazed by the secret powers of Kommo-o-GX, Lycanroc-GX, Sylveon-GX, and many more Pokémon.
Features of the Sun & Moon—Guardians Rising expansion include:
- New Alolan Pokémon: Regional variants of many classic Pokémon who have a new look in the Alola region will make their debut appearance in the Pokémon Trading Card Game!
- More brand-new Pokémon: Many of the exotic and tropical Pokémon that Trainers have come to love in the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon video games join the Pokémon TCG!
- Introducing the island guardians: Tapu Koko-GX and Tapu Lele-GX join the battle and show off their strength.
- Over 140 cards: Sun & Moon—Guardians Rising includes more than 140 cards, including 12 new Pokémon-GX and 3 full-art Supporter cards!
- Two new theme decks: These 60-card preconstructed decks, featuring the Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala, are designed to introduce players to the Pokémon TCG by enabling them to play right away!
- Booster packs: Each pack contains 10 additional cards selected from the expansion and a code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online.
The Pokémon Trading Card Game: Sun & Moon—Guardians Rising expansion is now available in retailers across the UK.
That’s all for the news today!