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 Gameguru Mania News - Jun,26 2015 - all 
Rocksteady & NVIDIA Working Like Crazy - briefly
(hx) 04:55 PM EDT - Jun,26 2015 - Post a comment / read (2)
After the suspension of Batman: Arkham Knight's PC sales, Rocksteady and NVIDIA decided to jump in and work like crazy in order to fix this mess. As both companies noted, their engineers and developers are doing their best to fix it, though there is still no ETA for when this new, updated version will hit Steam. As Sefton Hill, Game Director and co-founder at Rocksteady Games claimed:
Totally supported decision to suspend PC version. We have our best engineers at Rocksteady working like crazy to help fix the issues ASAP.
 Gameguru Mania News - Jun,25 2015 - all
Bombshell E3 2015 Gameplay Trailer - movie
(hx) 09:26 PM EDT - Jun,25 2015 - Post a comment
There's a new gunslinger in town and she's your worst nightmare. Check out 3D Realms' latest trailer and screenshots showing 100% in-game footage for their upcoming game, Bombshell. Bombshell will be released in 2015 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Fan Pre-Orders Fallout 4 Using Over 2k Bottle Caps - briefly
(hx) 07:07 PM EDT - Jun,25 2015 - Post a comment / read (1)
Last week an individual named Seth sent Bethesda 7.5 years' worth of bottle caps - that puts the amount somewhere around 2,240 bottle caps. Seth sent Bethesda these bottle caps in hopes of securing a pre-order for Fallout 4. Why bottle caps? Seth wasn't sure what the exchange rate was these days for pre-war dollars to post-war dollars. Seth took his life-savings of bottle caps, packaged them up and sent them to Bethesda in the cardboard brown box you'd expect to see in the mail (with lots of clinking caps). According to an Imgur user, Seth sent Bethesda around $62 if the exchange rate for in-game Fallout cash applied -- that would make it enough bottle caps for a game. The Global Community Lead at Bethesda, Matt Grandstaff has been met with an office that smells like beer and boxes of bottle caps. Seth's payment has been received by Bethesda, but the question remains -- what will Bethesda do?
Xbox Live's Free Games With Gold For July - console
(hx) 07:00 PM EDT - Jun,25 2015 - Post a comment
Microsoft is expanding Xbox Live's Games with Gold program. Starting this month, they'll be giving Xbox One owners two new games per month instead of one. Here's what they're giving away on each console in July:
Xbox One
- Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag ($29.99 ERP): Available from July 1-31
- So Many Me ($14.99 ERP): Available from July 16-August 15


Xbox 360 - Plants vs. Zombies ($14.99 ERP): Available from July 1-15
- Gears of War 3 ($19.99 ERP): Available from July 16-31 on Xbox 360
Squad - New Gameplay Videos - movie
(hx) 02:18 PM EDT - Jun,25 2015 - Post a comment
Offworld Industries has revealed vehicle gameplay and ingame strategy videos for Squad so that it can show what's in store for the 100 player PvP tactical shooter. Squad's Kickstarter campaign approaches 200% of the baseline crowdfunding goal (as it has raised so far $374K).



XCOM 2 - E3 2015 Gameplay Trailer - movie
(hx) 02:16 PM EDT - Jun,25 2015 - Post a comment
2K Games has released the E3 2015 gameplay trailer for XCOM 2, in which XCOM soldiers strike back against the alien occupation by sabotaging an ADVENT landmark. The game is coming exclusively to the PC this November.

Pillars of Eternity: Update 2.0 New Features - briefly
(hx) 02:14 PM EDT - Jun,25 2015 - Post a comment / read (2)
Obsidian Entertainment has released a new video in which Adam Brennecke, Executive Producer on Pillars of Eternity, talks about new features that we will be introducing in update 2. This new update brings party AI behaviour, solo stealth, spells range indicators and accuracy indicators.

Gears of War Ultimate Edition Trailer (Xbox One) - console
(hx) 03:52 AM EDT - Jun,25 2015 - Post a comment
A new trailer for Gears of War: Ultimate Edition was just released on YouTube. The action this time revolves around the single-player campaign, and things have never looked better on Sera. Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will bring the original Gears of War to Xbox One at 1080p and 60 FPS. Lighting and textures will also show improvement. Alongside technical improvements, the single-player campaign will also feature five new chapters that haven't been experienced before. Picking up a copy of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will also include access to the Gears of War 4 multiplayer beta that will begin in 2016.

WB Suspends Sales of Arkham Knight on PC - briefly
(hx) 03:49 AM EDT - Jun,25 2015 - Post a comment / read (7)
Statement posted at WB's official forums:
Dear Batman: Arkham Knight PC owners,

We want to apologize to those of you who are experiencing performance issues with Batman: Arkham Knight on PC. We take these issues very seriously and have therefore decided to suspend future game sales of the PC version while we work to address these issues to satisfy our quality standards. We greatly value our customers and know that while there are a significant amount of players who are enjoying the game on PC, we want to do whatever we can to make the experience better for PC players overall.
 Gameguru Mania News - Jun,24 2015 - all
Preorder Trine 3 on GOG.com - briefly
(hx) 08:42 PM EDT - Jun,24 2015 - Post a comment
GOG.com now offers presales of Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power, Frozenbyte's platformer sequel. The game was released on Steam Early Access back in April, and while GOG.com does not call their offering Early Access or anything similar, but their offering does include immediate access to the game prior to its official release. They are also offering a pair of discounts, a 15% preorder bonus, as well as a 10% loyalty discount for those who own both previous games on their service. They celebrate the news with some "leaked footage from the Frozenbyte office."
Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power comes bundled with GOG Galaxy support, including achievements. Players will be able to play in multiplayer mode both locally and online, and around half of the full game (Three Chapters and three Lost Pages) will be playable during the pre-order period in a yet-to-be-polished state.
Kings of Kung Fu - Official Launch Trailer - movie
(hx) 08:37 PM EDT - Jun,24 2015 - Post a comment
Inspired by classic Kung Fu films, this passion project provides fun one vs. one single player gameplay as you choose to take on the role of one of 12 martial arts masters as you fight to show your style cannot be beat. Match skills against a friend in Local Two Player Matches.

Civilization Online Final Closed Beta Trailer - movie
(hx) 08:34 PM EDT - Jun,24 2015 - Post a comment
Final Test July 14th~Final Test July 14th~18th! Beta review can be found here.

Dying Light Dev Makes Fun of Destiny - briefly
(hx) 08:31 PM EDT - Jun,24 2015 - Post a comment / read (1)
This morning, Destiny publisher Activision announced a new deal with Red Bull, making a quest in the upcoming Taken King expansion exclusive to people who buy specific cans of the drink. Now, Dying Light developer Techland has responded with a satire of the Destiny ad. The developer tweeted, "We're jumping on the latest trend in game marketing!" This caption is accompanied by a picture imitating the Destiny advertisement from the Red Bull site. Techland's picture encourages players to drink water, proclaiming water is "delicious and great for your health," a clear shot at the energy drink. The picture also states that if you take a picture while drinking water and tag it with the hashtag "DrinkRightDyingLight," you'll get a code for premium weapons.
For Honor - Inside Dominion Mode Video - briefly
(hx) 08:21 PM EDT - Jun,24 2015 - Post a comment
For Honor's multiplayer skirmishes between knights, samurai and Vikings are more than just bloody spectacle - they're also a refreshingly fast and complex approach to medieval warfare, combining melee crowd-battles; duels that require intense focus and quick thinking; and the battlefield rhythms of a multiplayer shooter. It's a blend that really shines in Dominion mode, which challenges four-knight teams to capture and hold control points while slashing each other to ribbons. For a better idea of how Dominion works, we went straight to Gameplay Designer Bio Jade Adam Granger, who shed light on some of the mode's intricacies, as well as For Honor's three factions and the Art of Battle system that drives its swordplay.

CGI Short Set In The 'Starcraft' Universe - movie
(hx) 08:15 PM EDT - Jun,24 2015 - Post a comment
Little kid in a khaki tunic? Desert planet? This is how the early drafts of "Star Wars" probably ended.

Perception Gets Funded - movie
(hx) 02:42 PM EDT - Jun,24 2015 - Post a comment
Almost a month ago, The Deep End Games launched a Kickstarter campaign for Perception - a new narrative first-person horror adventure where you play a young blind woman. Today, we are happy to report that this game's Kickstarter campaign hit its initial goal of $150K.

Star Wars: Battlefront - PC Gameplay Footage - preview
(hx) 02:39 PM EDT - Jun,24 2015 - Post a comment
The official Facebook page for Star Wars Battlefront has revealed the first gameplay footage from the PC version. Star Wars: Battlefront is powered by the Frostbite 3 engine and is scheduled for a November 17th release.

Star Wars Battlefront looks silky smooth on PC. Take a look for yourself with this gameplay captured from our Survival Mission on Tatooine.

Posted by EA Star Wars on Tuesday, June 23, 2015
NBA 2K16 Is Officially Coming To The PC - briefly
(hx) 12:35 PM EDT - Jun,24 2015 - Post a comment
Developed by Visual Concepts, NBA 2K16 is not yet rated by the ESRB. NBA 2K16 will be available for PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360; and Windows PC platforms on September 29, 2015. The PC version of NBA 2K15 was based on the current-gen version, so here is hoping that 2K Games won't pull a 'Konami/PES' on us this time around.

Batman: Arkham Knight Uses DirectX 10 - briefly
(hx) 12:33 PM EDT - Jun,24 2015 - Post a comment
The PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight is simply a big clusterfuck. And from the looks of it, the game reverts back to DX10 when the NVIDIA Gameworks effects are activated. And no, that's not a joke. This actually happens, and it perfectly shows how big of a mess the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight actually is.
 Gameguru Mania News - Jun,23 2015 - all
Demetrios - The BIG Cynical Adventure Demo - demo
(hx) 08:54 PM EDT - Jun,23 2015 - Post a comment
The Demetrios website is home to Demetrios - The BIG Cynical Adventure, an upcoming point-and-click dealie for Windows inspired by the Broken Sword series.
The game puts you in the shoes of Bjorn Thonen, an antique seller being robbed one night after coming back home drunk. Doing his own investigation with the help of Sandra, his next-door neighbor, he ends up involved in a mysterious and murky affair. But these two unlikely heroes may be able to surpass themselves and discover ancient secrets!

Demetrios is inspired by the Broken Sword adventure games, and features Full HD, hand-painted visuals and animated characters in first person view, similar to visual novels. You might also encounter a little pinch of Discworld (some of the humor), Gabriel Knight (comic cutscenes, characters heads/dialogs), Phoenix Wright (first person view investigation)...
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