This week’s update features some announcements for new games and old. Read on to find out more, especially if you enjoy building with blocks and characters from your favorite universes.
|Activision has announced the next DLC pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts. The new pack is called “Invasion” and will be releasing next Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One with the other platforms to follow. This map pack will include 4 new multiplayer maps: Departed, Pharaoh, and Mutiny. The other map is “Favela,” making a return from Modern Warfare 2. The new Extinction episode is called “Awakening.” In this episode, your team will make a trip to the alien underworld to meet the mysterious puppet-masters behind the Cryptid invasion. This map pack comes out next week and is included with the Season Pass. Check out the trailer below to see some gameplay footage:
|A new Mash-Up pack for the Xbox 360 Edition of Minecraft has been released and this is something that most of you would enjoy. The new Halo Mash-Up Pack is out now and contains a whole new set of skins, textures, sounds, a new interface theme, and themed world for you to build and explore with.
Here’s the trailer showcasing the content:
|Following several leaks this week EA has officially announced Battlefield Hardline. This new game in the Battlefield series will be developed by Visceral games, the creators of Dead Space, and feature a Cops Vs. Robbers style game. Footage from the game leaked after the reveal and the head of Visceral games says it was 6 month old footage for an internal meeting. More information will be coming at E3 where they originally planned to make the reveal.
Also, Battlefield 3 is temporarily free on Origin until June 3rd. Once you download the game, you get to keep it forever. This accompanies Plants vs. Zombies in Origin’s On the House promotions.
For all you LEGO fans, you now have a new game to look forward to. LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham has been announced bringing you back into the role of the Dark Knight as well as over 150 other characters. The new game, as the title suggests, takes place beyond Gotham and into space as you travel between planets collecting Green Lantern rings to stop Brainiac from shrinking the Earth. The game is set to come out later this year on both current generations of consoles.
|The creators behind the critically acclaimed The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us games, Telltale Games, are now porting their games to the next-gen, as well as physical discs. The Walking Dead Seasons 1 and 2 and The Wolf Among Us are coming to the PS4 and Xbox One. Alongside the ports, all of these games will be coming to retail and receiving physical copies on all consoles, joining the retail version of the first season of The Walking Dead. There aren’t any release dates as of yet.
|Remedy Entertainment announced yesterday that their new game, Quantum Break, has been delayed into 2015. It was also mentioned that they will be showing more of the game at Gamescom later this year and likely skipping E3. The good news from all of this is a new gameplay teaser has been released. Check it out below and see what you think.
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