Gamescom 2017: Exclusive Gameplay & Interviews – IGN LIVE (8/22/17)

Gamescom 2017: Exclusive Gameplay & Interviews – IGN LIVE (8/22/17):

Senior Brand Director
Rich Briggs talks with IGN about Rise of the Tomb Raider on the #XboxOneX!
youtube.com/watch?v=lH7FNHqM1Ps&t=79m42s  

Rise of the Tomb Raider Launches on Xbox One X this November(The…

Rise of the Tomb Raider Launches on Xbox One X this November

(The above video is best viewed with a 4K monitor or device.)

Announced leading into August’s annual Gamescom showcase, Rise of the Tomb
Raider will be coming to Xbox One X – the all-in-one games and entertainment
system from Microsoft – on November 7

Developed in partnership with Nixxes Software, the Xbox One X update for the
award-winning game includes 4K graphics, and a range of technical enhancements
that leverage the full power of the console. The update also introduces three
visual modes, so gamers can choose the setting that best suits their play
style.    

Xbox One X players can choose from one of three visual modes, including:  

  • Native 4K: (full 3840 by 2160) for highest fidelity resolution 
  • Enriched Visuals for stunning graphic upgrades 
  • High Frame Rate for the smoothest possible gameplay  

New Xbox One X tech enhancements for Rise of the Tomb Raider include:  

  • HDR display support for more vibrant and accurate color representation
    technology
  • Spatial audio support, including Dolby Atmos, for true 3D audio
  • Enhanced texture resolution for Lara Croft, NPCs, and environments,
    leveraging additional memory offered by the Xbox One X
  • Improved anti-aliasing for immersive realistic details  

Additional visual enhancements include:  

  • Improved volumetric lights
  • Improved reflections  
  • Enhanced foliage
  • Upgraded polygonal detail
  • Amplified texture filtering

Enhancements for Rise of the Tomb Raider on Xbox One X will be available timed
to the console’s launch on November 7. Players who have already purchased the
game for Xbox One will be able to download and experience these unique
features for free on Xbox One X.

If you’re out at Gamescom this week, stop by the @xbox booth to see the Xbox
One X enhancements in action.

This week’s #ScreenshotSaturday by “Mel…

This week’s #ScreenshotSaturday by “Mel Invisible” features Lara looking for what’s to come. steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198165241725/screenshots

DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT – Ultimate Collector’s Edition announced!

Hi everyone,

Lots of exciting things to discuss – all things DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT!

3 big things – 1) street date, 2) all editions you can buy and 3) final reminder for the closed beta!

First off, the street date is announced for North America, Latin America and Europe, January 30, 2018! Only a little over five months away!
Second off, we’ve officially announced all of the different editions you can get in North America.

We truly believe there’s something for everyone! Let’s start with the biggest baddest edition we have to offer:

Ultimate Collector’s Edition

 

Get the Ultimate Collector’s Edition here

The Ultimate Collector’s Edition is designed for the ultimate FINAL FANTASY collector. It will come jampacked with the following physical and digital content:

–    Collector’s Box featuring legendary FINAL FANTASY characters
–    8.25 inch Warrior of Light bust
–    Hardcover 80 page artbook including sketches and artwork from DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT
–    Official soundtrack with 15 tracks selected from the DISSIDIA series and newly recorded music
–    DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT PS4 game disc
–    Exclusive Ultimate Collector’s Steelbook
–    Season Pass (Digital Content)
        o  Players will receive DLC items that will be released after the release of the main game
        o  6 additional playable characters (includes standard costume and weapon)
        o  Color variation of the costumes for the 6 characters mentioned above (2 each)
        o  Additional weapons for the 6 characters mentioned above (2 each)

Next is the Steelbook Brawler Edition


DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT is all about team 3v3 brawling and choosing a team of your favorite FINAL FANTASY party.
This steelbook brawler edition is just that – 3 characters on the front, 3 characters on the back. 3 different steelbooks. Unfortunately, you can only get one.
But the best part – this steelbook brawler edition is totally free when you pre-order the base game!
Only participating retailers will have them, so make sure you check in to see if your preferred retailer is carrying the steelbook brawler edition. These will be in extremely limited stock, so make sure you act fast!

Not one, but two Digital Editions

Digital Deluxe Edition
Digital Day One Edition

The digital deluxe edition ($84.99) includes the base game, the season pass ($29.99), and a MINI soundtrack, which includes 6 songs. The MINI soundtrack will be immediately available for download at time of pre-order.

The season pass includes the following –
–    6 additional playable characters (includes standard costume and weapon)
–    Color variation of the costumes for the 6 characters mentioned above (2 each)
–    Additional weapons for the 6 characters mentioned above (2 each)

The digital day one edition ($59.99) includes the base game and a MINI soundtrack, which includes 6 songs. The MINI soundtrack will be immediately available for download at time of pre-order.
Can’t remember every edition that’s available? No worries, here’s a handy dandy edition guide for you to make your decision.

You can pre-order the various editions here –

•    Ultimate Collector’s Edition
•    Steelbook Brawler Edition
•    Digital Deluxe Edition
•    Digital Day One Edition 

Thirdly and lastly, hopefully you haven’t forgotten about our closed beta!

Final details are below or on: http://bit.ly/2wYrj3E

If you were lucky enough to secure a Closed Beta code, please check the email you registered for your Square Enix Membership for final download instructions!

  • The closed beta will be available to download on PSN between Friday August 25th, 2017 PDT and Friday September 1st, 2017 PDT
  • The closed beta will available to play between Friday August 25th, 2017 @ 9 PM PDT and ending on Sunday September 3rd, 2017 @ 9 PM PDT

Prior to playing, we ask you please review all DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT closed beta terms of usage and copyright materials here:

If you are located in the United States and need any assistance, please reach Square Enix Info Center at 310-846-0345 Monday-Friday, 9-6 Pacific. Or by submitting a request through our support site: sqex.to/drJ

Giddyup little doggy! Art by Darko Vucenik -…

Giddyup little doggy!
Art by Darko Vucenik – artstation.com/darkov

Hack, invade and solve mysteries

This week on Collective we are featuring a game called Hacklist

 

Set in Nova City a huge metropolis where information is regulated by the people in power, you play as a private detective who finds himself in a struggle between a cyber-criminal group and State agents. The citizens of Nova City each have cybernetic implants embedded into their heads, and this is the key to the hackers finding out information and reading people’s minds. 

 

 

Hacklist is a visual novel and has you playing the game through an operating system called CafeviOS, navigating your way through various conversations, apps and calls with characters within the game. This operating system style gameplay will really make you feel immersed and that you are working behind a computer talking to real people within this techno world. The developers have made it very clear that you’ll be playing through a non-linear storyline and solving various mysteries within the city.  

 

Another stand-out feature within this game is the art style, it’s a mixture of hand-drawn level designs and sleek UI. 

If you want to learn more about Hacklist, then please head on over to their pitch page now and have a read, you can also vote on the game and leave some feedback for the developers directly.