DARK Comes Out of the Shadows – Kalypso Announces New Third-Person Multi-platform Game

Bracknell, UK, 10th May, 2012 Kalypso Media is pleased to unveil DARK, an exciting third-person stealth-action game for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and for Windows PC. DARK – developed by RealmForge, creators of the award-winning Dungeons – puts players in the role of a vampire out to discover the secrets of the mysterious global GeoForge Corporation. By making the most of powerful vampire skills, stealth and lethal combat abilities, players will engage and destroy their enemies, while moving silently through a stylized futuristic cityscape. The treacherous techno universe of DARK is rendered in gorgeous cel-shaded graphics with gameplay that tests the players’ ability to master both stealth and combat. DARK is slated for a global release in early 2013.

DARK  is a stealth action game with RPG elements that lets you slip into the role of the ultimate killer… a vampire. Stalk you enemies from the shadows then use powerful vampire abilities to attack and silently dispatch them! The exciting story of DARK immerses you in a world full of blood and darkness in which the hunter can become the hunted at any time. As you unravel the mystery behind the global conglomerate that seems omnipresent and all-powerful, continually improve your character by developing powerful skills to aid you in remaining unobserved, or make quick process of those unfortunate to take too keen an interest in you.

Features of DARK:

  • Stealth and action combine as players walk the world in darkness and silence, attacking their unsuspecting foes with supernatural fury
  • Use powerful vampire abilities and hard-hitting melee attacks to defeat dangerous enemies – turn into a puff of smoke and disappear, or close with your foes in an instant!
  • Powerful and intelligently controlled AI enemies mix the fantastic with the real-world. Battle police and elite special forces along with ghouls and other vampires
  • Castles, museums, skyscrapers, nightclubs and more are rendered in stunning 3D cel-shaded graphics, beckoning the player to explore – but beware, powerful enemies hide everywhere
  • RPG element mix with a compelling story – players will build up their skills through successful evasion and combat, while advancing the story through conversations with NPCs



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Dark Blood Combat Training, Warrior/Berserker Boss I

Coming this Summer 2012, Outspark, JCR Soft and GameHi will be bringing the hit free-to-play arcade brawler, Dark Blood, to North America and Europe. Core gamers will enjoy the mature content of this fast-action, hack n slash RPG as players battle to finish the fight of fallen heroes, and defeat the evil that consumes their universe.

Join the fight at http://darkblood.outspark.com, http://www.facebook.com/outsparkdarkblood, and http://www.twitter.com/darkbloodgame.

Enter the Darkness with New Demonicon Screens !

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Bracknell, UK, 14th March, 2012 – In the world of Demonicon, there is only darkness and the grey line that divides man from demons. Today, Kalypso Media is pleased to release new screenshots which illustrate the darkness that permeates the world of Demonicon, the action-RPG set for release on PC and next generation consoles in Q1 2013. Download the new screenshot pack for a look into a world where heroes are few and far between, and the line between good and evil is razor thin.

Demonicon is a thrilling action-RPG set in the extraordinarily popular universe of “The Dark Eye”, a richly crafted fantasy world beloved by fantasy gamers throughout the world.

Demonicon tells the tragic story of a brother and sister who become pawns of sinister forces in a world of cruelty and depravity.  In this bleak yet magical world, their affection is both a blessing and a curse.  Both are constantly threatened by mortal danger and demonic temptation, and must find a way through their tortured lives by facing serious moral decisions.  Their common destiny will determine that of the entire continent, and will be decided by the choices they make.  Hordes of fiends block their way to freedom and peace, and only through battle and magic they will truly become free of the darkness.

·         A third-person action-RPG featuring brutal melee attack combos and dazzling magic spells

·         Powerful storytelling with an elaborate narrative rich with twists, as well as believable conflicts and ethical decision-making opportunities

·         Action-packed battles, where pin-point timing and clever tactics play important roles

·         Unique magic system: a dark talent grants the player devastating mystical powers

·         Important events in “Demonicon” will be part of “The Dark Eye” universe’s State-of-the-art 3D visuals using the powerful “Vision” engine

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Focus Home Interactive will publish in Europe ” Game of Thrones ” the RPG !

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Focus Home Interactive and Cyanide Studio are pleased to announce, with fresh images, the publishing agreement for the role-playing game “Game of Thrones” in Europe, on PlayStation® 3, Xbox 360® and PC.

Game of Thrones” is a big role playing game based on the famous series of novels by George R.R. Martin, which has already sold over 15 million units around the world, and which HBO has recently adapted into a critically-praised TV series. This is the most ambitious project of Cyanide Studio. Developed on Unreal Engine 3 and written under the supervision of George R.R. Martin, “Game of Thrones” will allow fans of the series, and more generally adepts of role-playing games, to live an exceptional adventure in one of the most finely-worked universe from the medieval fantasy literature.

Cyanide realized a truly admirable work on Game of Thrones. The game is faithful to the unique ambiance found in George R.R. Martin’s novels” declares Cédric Lagarrigue, CEO of Focus Home Interactive. “The narration, the artistic direction, the pace of the game and its realization make it one of the most exciting role-playing games to come in 2012.”

Along the 30 hours of gameplay offered by “Game of Thrones“, play as Mors, sworn brother of the Night’s Watch, and Alester, a Red Priest in search of redemption who is back to Westeros after a long exile. The Hand of King Robert Baratheon has just passed away, and these two charismatic heroes will find themselves dragged in a grand quest that will lead them through familiar and gorgeous places of Westeros, such like the Wall and its region, or the famous King’s Landing. In this grand adventure, they will meet famous faces: Queen Cersei, Varys the Spider or Jeor Mormont, the Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch faithfully reproduced from the TV series.

In “Game of Thrones“, you will choose the class of your characters, find your fighting style, reach a good balance between your strengths and weaknesses, and get ready for epic battles! Find, buy or loot new equipment and weapons to fit your approach of the fights, and gain experience to improve your skills or learn new ones. Slow the time down during battle to analyze the situation and choose your next moves. In game of thrones, political skills can be as lethal as a sharpen sword, so never underestimate the power of a silver tongue to solve a critical situation!

While the game will soon be unveiled more to media and the public through video trailers, in-depth presentations and numerous screenshots, discover today 4 exclusive images of the game, unveiling a bit more the heroes and the ambiance of this exceptional role-playing game, planned for release early 2012 on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.
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Disciples III – Resurrection released !

Disciples III: Renaissance

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Released Across UK and European Territories

Bracknell, UK – 10th October 2011 –  Kalypso Media UK and Akella are pleased to announce the latest chapter in the much-loved Disciples series of turn-based tactical RPGsDisciples III: Resurrection launched on 7th October across the UK and European territories .  In Disciples III: Resurrection, players will be returned to the mythical land of Nevendaar, where they must lead the Undead Hordes, a menagerie of fallen beasts and heroes who are now walking dead and are exacting their revenge in the name of their dark Goddess of death, Mortis. The game will feature the trademark art style that makes Disciples III: Renaissance a hit with fans, and introduce dozens of new units, multiple heroes and a massive campaign.

Disciples III: Resurrection, the sequel to fantasy turn-based tactical RPG, Disciples III: Renaissance, returns players to the magical land of Nevendaar where the player is now challenged to lead an army of the walking dead. Fallen heroes and monsters will be under your control, as they exact revenge in the name of their dark Goddess – Mortis. Players will be challenged to defeat their enemies via dark magic, brute force and courage.  Disciples III: Resurrection will offer players more than 70 hours of tactical gameplay, new heroes, new units and new challenges in the form of a massive undead horde.

Features of Disciples III: Resurrection:

  • A new race – The Undead Hordes – a fan favorite, these walking dead beasts (including Death Dragons, Vampires, werewolves and more) and heroes will ravage the land of Nevendaar and challenge players’ tactical skills to their utmost.
  • Huge campaign – over 70 hours of gameplay to keep players immersed in the world of Disciples
  • More units – more than 50 new units, plus two new storyline characters and four leaders for the Undead Hordes
  • Distinct game world and story – the world of Nevendaar features a powerful gothic theme, with detailed artwork and character models.

Dragon Age II for Xbox 360 – Preview – G4tv.com

Dragon Age 2 Preview


It’s hard to imagine that Dragon Age II is releasing only a few short months from now. In fact, it feels like we just finished our quest for the Grey Wardens only a few short months ago, but at EA’s recent press event, we had the chance to go hands-on with a very brief section of the game.
Our immediate impressions from the scant ten minutes we were able to play is that the same streamlining that occurred between Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 is occurring here between Dragon Age and its upcoming sequel. We noticed immediately that the menu screens and HUD had been both simplified and minimized, much easier to process at a glance and less of a presence on the screen itself.

The action, while still offering players the option to micro-manage their strategy, was considerably more fluid and action-oriented than in the previous game, requiring less pause-and-play for those who simply want to map their abilities and mash a few buttons.

The scenario found us at the center of a sprawling medieval city in the company of a character that players might remember fondly from the first title: Isabella, the capable duelist, and the woman with whom you and your party may have initiated a wild, sexual foursome. No sooner have you met than you’re attacked by a party of raiders. Switching between the members of your four-person party, you can choose to closely manage the battle through the game’s menu system or simply assign your attacks, skills and potions to either of two sets of X-Y-B mapping and wail away with a series of well-timed moves.

The most impressive effect we saw during the battle was a rain of fire that plummeted from the sky down onto our flaming opponents. Playing as a Rogue proved to be a faster, more strategic experience than our last encounter with the game in which we played a sword-wielding knight. In this go-around, we dodged and slashed our way through the encounter with a pair of duel blades, peppering in a series of ranged attacks and commanding our team to engage with their crossbows, magic and broadswords.

While the game does, indeed, look a bit more stylized than its predecessor, it still feels very much like the world of Dragon Age. The conversations play out the same way, although your character proves substantially more talkative than your last adventure. Blood still spatters on those in your company and the world is still every bit as dark and grim as you’d remember.

Overall, it was a short-and-sweet demo, but even in that brief period of time we were able to get a sense that Dragon Age II will be a more manageable, action-intensive experience and a shift away from more hardcore RPG nature of its predecessor. With a release date coming in March, we’re confident that we’ll see even more in the weeks to come.

Read more: http://g4tv.com/games/xbox-360/64227/dragon-age-ii/articles/72782/dragon-age-2-preview/#ixzz15AjQZSIx

Dragon Age II for Xbox 360 – Preview – G4tv.com.

Rift Halloween Pumpkin Contest!

Rift Halloween Pumpkin Contest!.
Halloween is fast approaching. So we thought we would have a little fun!

We’d like to see some Rift themed pumpkins! Carve your pumpkin with a design pertaining to Rift in some way. Post a picture of it in this thread and we’ll send you a VIP All Access Beta code!

The contest will end at 5 p.m. Pacific Time on Friday, October 29th. So start carving those pumpkins and post your pics!

Please help us keep this thread clear of anything but contest entries. We’ll be deleting any posts that are not an entry. Feel free to start another thread if you want to discuss the contest.

We look forward to seeing how creative you can be!

Facebook | Fable III: Race for the Crown Scavenger Hunt

Facebook | Fable III: Race for the Crown Scavenger Hunt.

Hear ye! Hear ye! Heed the call and search thy city high and low, all for riches and glory!

Get ready for a game of adventure and join the race for the crown!

Joining the race means you could win: A custom Xbox 360 console, $100 Fandango Gift Cards, $200 Travel Gift Cards, $100 Ruth’s Chris Steak House Gift Cards, or $100 Visa Gift Cards.
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How? Just follow us at http://www.twitter.com/xboxforcore

When you get a tweet, it’s time to compete. We’ll send you clues throughout the day… Where’s the tallest building? Where’s this famous landmark? If you’re among the first to actually go there and find the Fable 3 Ambassador, you could win a prize!

Long Live Albion!

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This post is for the Seattle AREA EVENT!
The tweets will begin @ 12pm PACIFIC time!

Part scavenger hunt. Part adventure. All fun.

Go to http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/splash/f/fable3/ to check out exclusive trailers, create your villager and join our official fan page. Buy your copy today, 10/26!

ESRB Rating: MATURE (Blood, Language, Sexual Content, Use of Alcohol, Violence)

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest begins at 12:00:01 pm local time and ends at 7:00:01 pm local time on 10/1/10 (in Chicago), 10/8/10 (in NY), 10/15/10 (in San Diego), 10/22/10 (in Austin), and 10/26/10 (in Seattle). Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S./D.C., 18+ who are located in one of the five cities during the promotion period. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052. Subject to official rules found at on-site display. See full rules at: http://xbx.lv/d3jCak

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