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Short Stories Launched To Support Obsidian’s Pending Tyranny RPG

Obsidian Entertainment and Paradox Interactive today released the first installment in a series of short stories about Tyranny, the role-playing game (RPG) coming to Windows, Mac, and Linux PCs later this year. Tyranny, designed and developed by the acclaimed RPG studio behind award-winning titles such as Pillars of Eternity, takes place in an original fantasy world recently conquered by a draconian overlord, where the citizens must learn their place in the new order. In a new series of short stories, the first of which is written by Paul Kirsch, Narrative Designer on Tyranny, fans can discover the people of the … Continue reading Short Stories Launched To Support Obsidian’s Pending Tyranny RPG

Jinx Launches Overwatch Apparel Line

Jinx Inc. (stylized J!NX) has released a new line of licensed apparel and accessories to celebrate Blizzard Entertainment’s upcoming team-based shooter, Overwatch! More than a dozen stylish product options featuring imagery and characters from the game, including the pistol-toting Tracer and super-intelligent gorilla Winston, are available today online at, as well as a range of retail store locations, including ThinkGeek and Hot Topic. Overwatch is an online multiplayer first-person shooter with a far-reaching cast of class-based characters with distinct personalities. J!NX plans to release additional Overwatch gear following the game’s official launch on May 24 on the PlayStation®4 computer … Continue reading Jinx Launches Overwatch Apparel Line

ESA Survey Reports Half of Homes in US Now Regularly Play Videogames

Gamers are a part of 60 percent of American homes, according to new data released today by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). The report, 2016 Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry, also reveals that the most frequent video game player is 38 years old, on average, and has been playing video games for about 13 years. Other key findings highlight gamers’ excitement for new technologies such as augmented and virtual reality. According to the report, more than half of the most frequent video game players are familiar with virtual reality, with 40 percent saying they will likely … Continue reading ESA Survey Reports Half of Homes in US Now Regularly Play Videogames

HITMAN Episode 2: Sapienza Launches

Io-Interactive is delighted to announce the launch of HITMAN Episode 2: Sapienza today. The mission titled; World of Tomorrow enlists Agent 47 to target Silvio Caruso, a brilliant but troubled bioengineer employed by the Ether Biotech Corporation who is reportedly working on a DNA-Specific virus able to infect anyone anywhere in the world. 47 must eliminate Caruso and his lab head Francesca De Santis as well as destroy the yet unfinished virus prototype. “Sapienza is a strong contrast to the Paris fashion show, it’s the nearest thing to a small town released in a Hitman game which we haven’t done before on this … Continue reading HITMAN Episode 2: Sapienza Launches

Lionsgate Launches Over 100 Movies Through Steam

Valve Corporation and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF0 have formed a ground-breaking partnership under which Lionsgate has become one of the first major studios to license films to Valve’s popular Steam digital distribution platform, the two companies announced today. The deal reflects Lionsgate’s commitment to monetize its content across an expanding array of digital platforms by offering its movies, television programming and digital content to online audiences around the world. The partnership will launch with over 100 Lionsgate feature films available to Steam customers, including movies from the Company’s blockbuster Hunger Games, Twilight, Saw and Divergent franchises. More titles will be added … Continue reading Lionsgate Launches Over 100 Movies Through Steam

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