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XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Expansion Gets New Character Trailer Highlighting The Assassin

Upcoming PS4, Xbox One, and PC expansion — XCOM 2: War of the Chosen — shows off the newly added Assassin unit via a new trailer. …Read More The post XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Expansion Gets New Character Trailer Highlighting The Assassin by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

Seth Rollins will Grace the Cover of WWE 2K18; Deluxe and Collector’s Editions Detailed

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WWE 2K18 Launches on October 17 for PS4 & Xbox One, Cover Athlete Is Seth Rollins

[embedded content] Featuring Seth Rollins on the cover, WWE 2K18 is releasing worldwide on Tuesday, October 17 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, 2K announced today. By pre-ordering either the Deluxe Edition or Collector’s Edition, you’ll receive early access on Friday, October 13. Rollins said: As the WWE 2K18 cover Superstar and franchise ambassador, it is my incredible honor and mission to ensure this game will truly BE LIKE NO ONE – a calling card perfect for everything I stand for – as it sets forth on its own unique path. Following in the footsteps of other WWE 2K cover Superstars – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, John Cena, Stone Cold Steve Austin and Brock Lesnar – I now carry the torch and proudly represent a new generation of WWE Superstars. I am the future, and the future can’t be stopped. In addition to early access, the Deluxe Edition also includes the Season Pass and further content, but details won’t be revealed until later this year, as 2K reveals: WWE 2K18 Deluxe Edition – $89.99 USD Copy of WWE 2K18 video game with Deluxe Edition packaging Access to Season Pass content (details announced this fall) Access to WWE 2K18 pre-order READ FULL STORY…

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E3 2017 – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Expansion Is So Massive, It Could Form the Basis of XCOM 3

Speaking to Polygon, XCOM designer Jake Soloman dropped a pretty huge bombshell regarding XCOM 2‘s upcoming “War of the Chosen” expansion. The DLC, which is set to launch on August 24, apparently boasts enough content to “form the basis of a sequel.” He went on to explain that, while the quantity of content is there, a sequel would also “require an entirely new narrative.” If you’re wondering what exactly is featured in the War of the Chosen expansion, then read on: New Factions & Hero Classes – Three additional factions – the Reapers, Skirmishers and Templars – each with its own Hero class The Chosen – A deadly new enemy force that will kidnap, interrogate and kill XCOM’s soldiers. They can even invade the strategy layer and ravage XCOM’s global operations New Alien and Advent Threats – Adopt new tactics to counter a deadly new alien known as the Spectre, the explosive attacks of the ADVENT Purifier, and the psionically charged ADVENT Priest New Environments and Mission Objectives – Players can engage in wide-ranging tactical missions, from abandoned cities devastated by alien bioweapons during the original invasion, to underground tunnels and xenoformed wilderness regions Enhanced Strategy Layer – Manage relations with READ FULL…

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E3 2017 – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Expansion Comes to PS4, Xbox One & PC on August 29

[embedded content] The War of the Chosen expansion for XCOM 2 was announced today during the E3 PC Gaming Show by 2K and Firaxis Games. It launches on August 29 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Featuring three new resistance factions, new enemies, new missions, new environments, and increased depth, here’s what to expect from War of the Chosen: New Factions & Hero Classes – Three additional factions – the Reapers, Skirmishers and Templars – each with its own Hero class The Chosen – A deadly new enemy force that will kidnap, interrogate and kill XCOM’s soldiers. They can even invade the strategy layer and ravage XCOM’s global operations New Alien and Advent Threats – Adopt new tactics to counter a deadly new alien known as the Spectre, the explosive attacks of the ADVENT Purifier, and the psionically charged ADVENT Priest New Environments and Mission Objectives – Players can engage in wide-ranging tactical missions, from abandoned cities devastated by alien bioweapons during the original invasion, to underground tunnels and xenoformed wilderness regions Enhanced Strategy Layer – Manage relations with factions while countering enemy operations from the Avenger Greater Customization & Replayability – Soldiers cultivate bonds with compatible teammates for new abilities and perks, READ…

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XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Expansion Announced for PC, PS4, and Xbox One; Launches on August 29th

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Battleborn Gets a Free Trial on PC, PS4 and Xbox One; Receives New Trailer

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Free Battleborn Multiplayer Trial Gives You Unlimited Access to Competitive Maps & Modes

[embedded content] Now available on PlayStation 4 (in North America; Europe and Japan get it on June 13), Xbox One, and PC, the Battleborn Free Trial gives you “unlimited access to all competitive multiplayer gameplay modes and maps, without any time limits, level caps or planned end date,” 2K and Gearbox announced today. The full competitive multiplayer experience isn’t available in the Free Trial though, as you’ll only have access to a “rotating roster of six free playable heroes, which include the same character and account progression found in the full game.” If you want to unlock more Battleborn content, Gearbox says you can use Credits earned in-game or Platinum currency purchased with real money to unlock Heroes, Story Operations, and everything else you see below individually: Battleborn Heroes Cosmetics skins and taunts Gear packs XP and Loot Boosters Additional Loadouts and Bank pages Story Operations, individually or as part of the Season Pass bundle Battle Passes to access private matches If you decide to purchase the full Battleborn game from digital or retail stores, you’ll unlock all 25 base Heroes, all eight Story Mode missions and the Prologue, and permanent access to private matches. Additionally, any player who goes from the Free Trial to READ FULL…

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NBA 2K18 Cover Athlete Is Kyrie Irving

When NBA 2K18 launches on September 19, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving will be on the cover, 2K announced today. It’s Irving’s first appearance on the cover of an NBA 2K game. He previously appeared on the cover of NBA Live 14. Irving said: It is well known that I’m an avid player of this series and I am honored to be the cover athlete of NBA 2K18. It’s surreal to be featured on the cover and I can’t wait to dominate on the virtual court with all of my fans this fall. Alfie Brody, VP of Marketing for NBA 2K, added: It’s obvious that Kyrie isn’t disappearing from the spotlight anytime soon, so we’re thrilled to have him as our cover athlete, alongside Shaq for the NBA 2K18 Legend Edition. He’s a more-than-worthy recipient of this honor, and joins so many other greats who were cover athletes before him. Game 1 of the NBA Finals is tonight, and a simulation by NBA 2K17 says the Warriors will defeat the Cavaliers in seven games. 2K adds that NBA 2K17 has sold nearly nine million copies, and it’s “currently the highest-rated and highest-revenue generating sports title in North America.” NBA 2K18 will be available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!

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NBA 2K18 Will Feature Kyrie Irving as Standard Edition Cover Star; Pre-order Details Revealed

With Shaq already on the Legend Edition cover, NBA 2K18 standard edition will feature Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving. …Read More The post NBA 2K18 Will Feature Kyrie Irving as Standard Edition Cover Star; Pre-order Details Revealed by Michael William Boccher appeared first on DualShockers.

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Take-Two Announces New 2K President, Acquires Kerbal Space Program

Take-Two Interactive Software has officially announced that it has appointed 2K COO and SVP of Publishing David Ismailer as the new president of 2K. Previously an attorney at Morrison Cohen, David joined Take-Two in 2002 as its VP and Senior Counsel and then took the reins of COO and SVP of Publishing Operations at 2K when the label was formed in 2005. Since then he has overseen the label’s day-to-day operations and diversification. Take-Two Chairman and CEO Strauss Zelnick said in a statement: David is one of our most driven and dedicated leaders, who has a proven track record of success and an overwhelmingly profound sense of team. Since the formation of 2K, he has played an integral role in its evolution to become one of the industry’s premier labels that is renowned throughout the world for its portfolio of iconic franchises. We are confident that under David’s leadership, 2K will continue to flourish and reach exciting new heights for many years to come. New 2K President David Ismailer also daid: Having been at 2K since day one, I’ve had the pleasure of working alongside some of the most talented and committed professionals in our industry. READ FULL STORY AT…

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Mafia III “Stones Unturned” DLC Out Now; Receives Launch Trailer

A new DLC pack is available for Mafia III. The new story missions take players to a new jungle area never before seen in Mafia III on a hunt to take down Connor Aldridge and his mercenary army. …Read More The post Mafia III “Stones Unturned” DLC Out Now; Receives Launch Trailer by Marc Villa appeared first on DualShockers.

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Take-Two Financials: WWE 2K18 Announced, Grand Theft Auto V Reaches 80 Million Sold

Take-Two’s financial report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017 reveals that the company saw net revenue grow 26% year-over-year to $1.78 billion, with digital revenue up 32% to $922 million. Grand Theft Auto V, Grand Theft Auto Online, NBA 2K17, NBA 2K16, Mafia III, WWE 2K17, and Civilization VI were highlighted as the largest contributors to net revenue. Speaking with MCV, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick said at least five million copies of Grand Theft Auto V were sold since February 2017, bringing the lifetime total to 80 million. After revealing that 75% of copies have been sold physically, Zelnick added, “What’s driving this is that consumers love this title and want more of it.” Looking at some of Take-Two’s other titles, WWE 2K17 has shipped roughly three million units, Mafia III has shipped more than five million units, and NBA 2K17 is nearing eight million shipped, putting it on course to become their highest-selling sports title ever. Take-Two’s upcoming slate of releases includes the Stones Unturned DLC for Mafia III on May 30, the Sign of the Times DLC for Mafia III in summer 2017, NBA 2K18 on September 19, the newly announced WWE 2K18 (platforms TBA) in fall 2017, and the recently delayed Red Dead Redemption 2 in spring 2018. In his statement, Zelnick revealed that Red Dead Redemption 2 won’t be out until Fiscal READ…

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WWE 2K18 Confirmed for Fall Release