D3Publisher earlier today had loaded it’s site with plenty of new screenshots of the upcoming PS4 exclusive game, Earth Defense Force 5. The screenshots range from giant robots, to giant monsters, to showing off characters and vehicles within the game. The game will feature a mix of assets from the previous two titles, and will include plenty of new features for fans of the series. Below will feature several of the game’s screenshots. Earth Defense Force 5 will launch this year only on the PS4. Stay tuned at RGN for everything PlayStation.
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The finale to Juli Kidman’s two-part story, “The Evil Within: The Consequence”, will release later this month. The game’s official Facebook page has released a screenshot and concept art for the upcoming DLC, featuring an armed Kidman and the following caption:
It appears The Consequence will be more action oriented this time around, unlike the previous DLC which featured a bigger emphasis on stealth, since Juli spent most of her time playing hide-n-seek.
The Evil Within: The Consequence will release on April 21, 2015 for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. You can read our reviews of the main game and the first DLC, “The Assignment“.
In cased you missed it here, is the teaser for “The Consequence”.
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A lot has gone down since the last episode of RGN Daily News, yes the Patriots won the Super Bowl and a lot of great gaming has been going on here at RGN HQ. We hope you’ve been getting it in as well with whatever genre or platforms you prefer at the moment. Shouts out to everyone who has made this possible, RealGamerNewz.com announced on February 3, 2015 that the website has achieved over 27,000 views in just the first 3 days of the month. This tremendous reaction to our content has not gone un-noticed, and we will continue to work hard until the goals of all readers are met and a standard of quality is achieved for those who follow and lead us to look over to in the industry. Now, onto the gaming news!
Take-Two Confirms Borderlands 3
Xbox One / PS4 Only ???
Just a month after Randy Pitchford confirmed the company was “ready to start” production on a new game in the franchise, Borderlands 3 has been confirmed. Xbox One and PlayStation 4 owners will get their own custom fitted Borderlands game according to new statements being made by Gearbox Software and Take-Two Interactive today who will also be bringing the originals to the next-gen platforms as well as their DLC packs in a bundle called Borderlands: The Handsome Collection. At this time we don’t know if the third entry in the series will appear or not on PS3 / 360 but so far this game is being touted as, at least according to PR statements, up to spec with what next-generation gamers expect out of a game. We assume that means 60 frames per second and slightly – moderately improved graphics as a minimum standard bar of entry.
New Just Cause 3 Screenshots
Perhaps the most exciting of this week’s announcements are the following glimpses at Just Cause 3 by development studio Avalanche Studios and publisher Square Enix, which PR statements claim won’t have micro-transactions and is designed to be a full experience without DLC required. Many have made that claim, but we’ll keep an open mind until we have reason to suspect otherwise with this. Originally, fans exploded in excitement as the reveal came in that the Just Cause franchise would make a return.
The vertical gameplay of the title has been expanded making an already large map seemingly even bigger, and new graphics face-lifts made possible by next-generation technology have been made to the game’s appearance. Now we have a bit more visual evidence to these teasers and claims. So far, things are looking great.
Excerpt from Official Press Release:
“it has been confirmed that the game will be set on a fictional Mediterranean island known as Medici with Rico Rodriguez set as the protagonist against the brutal control of dictator General Di Ravello”
Players can get their hands on Just Cause 3 some time this year on Windows PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4:
How Much Space Does Witcher 3 Take on PS4 ???
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from the rigorously sturdy and virtuous video games development / publishing house CD Projekt RED with help from various publishing partners (including self-publishing as well as Warner Bros. distribution in North America on consoles) has been given a file size. On the Xbox One the file size is still unknown at this time, however, the PlayStation 4 version of the game will require a minimum of 50 Gigabytes to be downloaded and installed in full as confirmed by the PlayStation Store listing of the digital distribution version of the game. This game is set to be over 100 hours long, and is highly anticipated. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt launches on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC worldwide May 19, 2015 and is available for pre-order.
To see The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in action, take a look at this early HD Gameplay Footage:
SOE Sold Off By Sony
A lot of friends have asked for my opinions on this, so here we go. Sony Online Entertainment was a fantastic company that always tried to bring their true visions to life. That being said, no one knows why things never quite struck the right cord. Myself, I’ve had numerous run-ins with SOE that were both great and not-so-great.
I have a huge amount of respect for the designers at the company who always tried new ideas and really put their heart into attempting to make each game that SOE released great and worthwhile for real gamers and hardcore fans alike. As many websites have probably said by now, we can only hope for the best as the company continues to live on in a new form. We surely want to see the potential of these designers reach its full form regardless of what that says about how poorly Sony may have done managing this team.
SOE has been sold to independence by Sony and Sony Online Entertainment is no more. The company has now been renamed to Daybreak Games Company and has also been purchased by a primary investor making it a privately held entity belonging to video games development / publishing company Columbus Nova – and now free of restraints from being associated directly with Sony.
So many questions remain as to what this will mean for the future. What’s going to happen with H1Z1? Is this all because of what happened with H1Z1 thus far, or was it already long in the works before that? What will Daybreak Games make next, a MOBA game like SMITE? They’ve said they would like to go multi-platform now that they can, and this means also working on Xbox One games. Could it be possible that Microsoft will finally start to allow decent MMO games to release on their console platforms? Or maybe Daybreak Games will make something totally different and new specifically geared towards the Xbox crowd, something that this development studio isn’t typically known for – just because they now have the freedom to do so. We don’t know the answers to these questions, but wish Daybreak Games well in whatever they decide to produce – we look forward to trying it out for ourselves when the appropriate time comes.
New Gameplay: Naruto SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 4
So we came across some really low-quality, grainy footage of Naruto SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 4 and figured Bandai Namco must be streaming the game again. Luckily, this Official Gameplay Footage of an Early Development Build was released by Bandai Namco Games to save us from the second-hand footage that you would have been seeing instead had they not dropped the bomb on us. For fans of official Naruto work, this is the latest so sink your teeth in.
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The official release date for Chivalry: Medieval Warfare has been revealed. Activision and developer Torn Banner’s 12-player online multiplayer title will launch on December 2, 2014 for PS3 and Dec 3 for Xbox 360.
For the price of $14.99 players will be able to go to battle as an Archer, Knight, Vanguard or Man-at-Arms. With over 60 customizable options for their warrior, players can fight to the death in a variety of game modes including Free-for-All, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag and Team Objective.
Yeah, it has log traps.
Some new screenshots have been made available as well, you can check them out below.
Chivalry: Medieval Warfare will be available for PS3’s PlayStation Network on December 2, Xbox 360’s XBL Games Store on December 3rd.
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October 7th, 2014 TENKAI KNIGHTS: Brave Battle launches in North America exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS and if you splurge for the Limited Edition bundle announced today by Bandai Namco Games you’ll get the red metallic Bravenwolf mini-figure along with the game. This Limited Edition is only available at Target though, hence the red theme. Check out the mock up art of Bravenwolf below which was also released today.
It was noted that although this is a 3DS game (and those traditionally aren’t heavily online-enabled) TENKAI KNIGHTS: Brave Battle will feature certain co-op moments that enable players to come together for action in this 2D hack n slash title. An army of shapeshifting robots are hellbent on destroying not just one, but two worlds, and thus players must enlist themselves to fight the good fight – or in this case the Brave Battle.
Bandai Namco Games also launched new trailer and screenshots for the upcoming 3DS game as seen below.
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New screenshots for CyberConnect 2’s upcoming Naruto Shippuden game have emerged, pitting Father and son against a formidable foe. Check out Naruto Uzumaki and The Fourth Hokage Minato Namikaze do battle with O…nevermind, you’ll find out soon enough.
In cased you missed it, here’s the latest and awesome trailer revealing the game’s September 16 2014 release date.
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With the (Outstanding) final episode of The Wolf Among Us nowout in the wild and wrapping up the season, gamers will no doubt be clamoring for the final two episodes for The Walking Dead: Season Two. Well not to worry as Telltale Games has released two screenshots for the next episode and promised fans will learn more next week.
“The Walking Dead Season Two Ep 4 ‘Amid The Ruins’ is within arm’s reach! Check out the 1st screenshot here from where we left off… and stay tuned next week for more news on its upcoming release!”
“[2nd SCREEN] #TheWalkingDead Season Two Ep 4 ‘Amid The Ruins’ is nearly here. Look for more soon! #IamClementine”
Stay tuned to RGN for more info as it is released.
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This week there has been a rumor turned reality of a new Battlefield game in the works code named “Omaha” also known by its new official name, Battlefield Hardline.
In celebration of this official confirmation, EA Games has decided to give away Battlefield 3: Standard Edition for PC free for all Origin members (hurry up) through their ‘On The House’ sale. This title is being developed by Visceral Games, the developer behind the amazing horror series Dead Space. Battlefield Hardline is going to be releasing in Fall 2014. The game will have an all new genre of the war on crime and the battle that wages on between criminals and the police.
Battlefield Hardline has had some footage and info leaked, such as: the classes which are The Mechanic, Enforcer, Operator, and the Professional. Also a new multiplayer map Downtown and the modes included are Bomb Squad, Carrier Assault, and Blood Money. I’m guessing that since a beta has also been announced that this will be the main map and these might be the games modes that will be available to play during that Beta. It looks like the Battlefield franchise will now be running on a rotating developer cycle like Call of Duty where Visceral will be on one year and DICE will be on the other year (for the anticipated Battlefield 5), and they will both have completely different experiences offered to the gamer. There is one difference here though, in that DICE will still be handling the multiplayer portion of the game while Visceral Games takes care of Single Player.
Heist, Rescue, Hotwire and Bloodmoney multiplayer modes are seen in the following video which was leaked ahead of the official announcement.
With this news of Battlefield: Hardline I believe that EA Games is trying to give a new experience, reminiscent of cops and robbers from when we were kids, but remain within the Battlefield universe since they already have a fan-base there. In a lot of ways, what has been seen so far for the game reveals a very thorough and detailed side-universe that takes place in Omaha with a Grand Theft Auto type of feel to it. There’s drugs, dirty cops, emotional scenes, and ties to the underworld from real life found everywhere in this game – along with your occasional cliche’ Hollywood film lines, being placed sarcastically to poke fun at Visceral Games (for example: “That’s xxx million dollars worth of drugs,” a character says to which another character replies, “What are you the drug Rain Man? Let’s go.”)
Battlefield Hardline will be releasing for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Microsoft’s Xbox One, and last-generation machines Sony PS3 and Xbox 360 and will also have support for Battlefield Premium which means there will be a good load of DLC that will follow after its release available to members of the paid subscription service originally offered for the BF games from DICE. After confirming this rumor to be true, EA Games also decided to update the world with information including when to expect a formal announcement. BF: Hardline will be in attendance at E3 2014 the industry trade event being covered on RGN this June (Stay Tuned for what has been called “The Super Bowl of Video Games”!)
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Bethesda has announced that The Evil Within has been delayed. Originally scheduled for an August 2014 release, the game will now launch on October 21st in North America, October 23 in Australia and New Zealand followed by October 24 in European territories. The reason for the two month delay is supposedly so that developer Tango Gameworks can have more time to further polish and refine the game.
The Evil Within is an upcoming Horror game from designer Shinji Mikami, the famed creator of the Resident Evil video games series, and is being published by Bethesda. Many may remember the original reveal that happened, for those who don’t – check it out on RGNTV2. The game was immediately praised for its potential to bring back the Survival Horror feel from the days of the genre’s inception, largely due to Shinji Mikami’s presence on the team behind the game. The Evil Within stars Sebastian Castellanos.
Leading up to the first official announcement, Bethesda launched a viral ad campaign using short snippets through newly popular web service Vine. For a while, nobody knew what these meant, and it caused a great deal of fascination as well as (to Bethesda’s frustration somewhat) Fallout 4 rumors. For some reason that seemed to upset the major video game publisher who has been trying to get the public’s attention off of Fallout and onto Elder Scrolls ever since – to varying degrees of success.
Tango Gameworks are the crew developing The Evil Within which releases for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this October (as mentioned above). This title will also be released on computer and the last-gen game platforms Sony PS3 and Xbox 360. Working off of an id Tech 5 engine (with some custom tweaking), Tango Gameworks has been a part of Bethesda since their parent company Zenimax Media acquired them back in late 2010. Team members include solid major industry veterans who come from such companies as Platinum Games, Capcom, Suda 51’s crew (Grasshopper Manufacture) to name a few.
This week Bethesda and Tango Gameworks have released the following set of new screenshots for The Evil Within as well as a 1080P HD “Reactions” Trailer.
Title: The Evil Within
Director: Shinji Mikami
Genre(s): Survival horror
Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Publisher(s): Bethesda Softworks
Developer(s): Tango Gameworks
Release Date (NA): October 2014
The following collection of Screenshots and Concept Art below were released for the game and include a depiction of the Fighting Chance Pack that grants players, well what else? A fighting chance against the crazed undead seen in these images. Previously, there were also a bunch of leaked screenshots and gameplay clips but those have been mostly removed as Bethesda and Tango Gameworks urge gamers to hold off a little bit longer so that the final build version of the game can be shown rather than those of lower quality which were leaked ahead of schedule. Stay tuned to RealGamerNewz for more info on this and other PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC games.
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For anybody living under a rock for the past couple decades, Worms is one of the longest running and most unique Turn-Based / Action / Strategy titles from the indie scene which has already made it major and back to indie and now sees today’s announcement from development studio Team 17 who is behind the franchise inception and production.
Team 17 has announced today that Worms Battlegrounds for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be available digitally June 3, 2014 in the United States as well as physically in Europe starting May 30, 2014.
Worms Battlegrounds looks to extend the fun-filled, crazy video game series onto the next-generation video game consoles with its very own campaign, multiplayer, map editor, and 1080P Graphics @ 60 frames per second (among other features). Take a look at the Official Announcement Trailer released by Team 17 this morning as well as an excerpt from the Official Press Release for the game containing even more specific info.
Official Announcement Trailer:
Excerpt from the Official Press Release below:
Worms Battlegrounds features:
• 25 single player story missions
• 10 ‘Worm‐Ops’ time attack missions
• 5 environments: Inca, Viking, Feudal Japan, Industrial Revolution and Prehistoric with day to night lighting transitions
• Multiplayer Deathmatch and Fort modes with online and local multiplayer for up to four players
• Stunning graphics and gameplay running at 1080p 60fps
• Landscape editor
• Clan support including clan emblem editor
• 65 weapons and utilities including 10 outrageous new items: Mega Mortar, Gravedigger, Winged Monkey, Oxygen, Worm Charm, Bovine Blitz, Whoopsie Cushion, Teleport Gun, Aqua Pack and The Equalizer
• Physics based contraptions
• Over 200 individual customisation items for the worms
• DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller’s light bar dynamically changes colour depending on your worm’s scenario. Watch as the light car glows red for attacks and explosions, blue when your worm is submerged in dynamic water and green to indicate that your worm is poisoned (PS4 version only)
• Weapon Gestures. Assign up to four weapons for quick select using the DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller’s Touch Pad (PS4 version only)
• Companion website. Keep track of your stats on the go! (PS4 version only)
• SmartGlass companion app. Keep track of your stats on the go! (Xbox One version only)
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Check out the newest Tales From Borderlands screenshots which showcase the game for the first time ever (as well as the VGX 2013 Announcement Trailer for those who missed it below that). Let us know what you think about this crossover game and if you think Telltale Games can keep up the quality of their work with so many projects on their plate.
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The following Full Trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is presented below via major gaming press publications. To find out more detailed information about the game, stay tuned to our dedicated Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Section for future updates. To subscribe by RSS, type ‘feed’ after any of our category URLs into your preferred feed parser. Enjoy.
COD: Advanced Warfare is scheduled for release November 4, 2014 on PS3, 360, PS4, Xbox One, and PC from lead developer Sledgehammer Games and publisher Activision. It appears this full reveal will be the beginning to a long ad campaign for the title which includes snagging the current cover of GameInformer (grab a copy of the magazine at GameStop).
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC is a first person shooter video game developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision with a currently expected release window of 2014. Advanced Warfare is a play on words since Activision originally confirmed a Modern Warfare 4 was in the works then later denied and claimed there was no MW4. Instead, Kevin Spacey stars in the newest Call of Duty game coming this year, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Stay Tuned to RealGamerNewz.com for more info.
starring Kevin Spacey
Release Date: November 4, 2014
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PC
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The upcoming Oddworld: New N Tasty has been given a confirmed price and will release with Cross Buy across the PlayStation 4 / PlayStation 3 / PlayStation Vita / Vita TV platforms. That means if you’re a PlayStation gamer you can just pay for the title once and have access to it under your PSN login credentials on all of the consoles you own from that list.
Release date information is expected to arrive in the next couple of months. Oddworld: New N Tasty will be priced at $29.99 for North America and €24.99 for Europe (alternatively £19.99 for UK). Oddworld: New N Tasty will eventually make its way to other platforms as well and was planned for Wii U at some point with a Linux, Mac, and Windows release in the eventual future as well.
Take a look at the following hi-resolution screenshots released today by development studio Just Add Water and publisher Oddworld Inhabitants. Below that, a link to the official Oddworld website as well as the 2014 Game Developer Conference trailer released previously for the upcoming game is presented.
The Oddworld series is one that has always held on to a special place in most gamers’ hearts, starting with the original PlayStation era hits Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssey followed by the double-disc classic Abe’s Exoddus. Oddworld: New N Tasty marks a return to some of the more classic elements the series presented in terms of gameplay. We will be watching this one closely and recommend that readers do as well. The developer has also stated that future installments depend on the success of this release, so supporting the franchise now will pay off over time.
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Today we are blessed (or is it cursed?) with the screenshots to upcoming PlayStation 4 multi-platform title Bound By Flame. This game, which falls into the Action RPG category, is expected to release for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows PC, and Sony PS4 on May 9, 2014 (in North America). Focus Home Interactive is publishing the game with Spiders, the development studio behind Mars: War Logs. Today’s Press Release detailed a number of key points re-iterated about the game’s upcoming RPG feel. Those who remember the Combat Videos released subsequently will feel the full implications of choices made in the game so together these elements appear to offer a promising and fresh mix of gameplay.
The following screenshots show off character customization and the various styles of Heroes in the game. Gameplay elements discussed also include customization of items, crafting in-game, and more. Take a look at this excerpt from the Official Press Release below.
“You therefore play a mercenary of the Freeborn Blades, who is possessed by a flame demon at the start of the adventure. When you start a new game, you are free to choose your character’s look: gender (which will affect some of the dialog, particularly with companions and potential romances), facial features, ethnicity and hairstyles.
But your character customization doesn’t end there; you will find and create new items of armor during your quest using the ingenious in-game crafting system. Not only will this have an impact on your combat tactics using the bonuses you have been granted but it will also alter your appearance, because each armor item can be customized with various extras, i.e. shoulder pads, knee pads and a range of other protective features, each having a particular style. The combinations are infinite, so each character will be unique!
Last but not least, you will be faced with many choices and dilemmas during your adventure. Depending on your decisions, you can perform heroic actions to reject the demon’s influence or be consumed by the power of the flame by allowing yourself to be controlled by the demon’s will. This demonic influence will be shown in the different stages of your transformation, and you will become increasingly demonic and less human! These screenshots illustrate all this using a selection of characters you can create and play in Bound by Flame!
Bound by Flame will be available on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3, Xbox 360® and PC on May 9, 2014.”
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Battle Nations is the latest effort from development studio Z2 who will bring the free-to-play title to final release is now released for Steam Early Access.
What the developers say:
“Welcome to Z2’s first Early Access title on Steam! Battle Nations is an epic and addictive combat strategy game filled with exciting adventures and lovable characters. Train your troops, battle your friends, build your Outpost, and defeat powerful villains!
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