VideoGame News: Final Fantasy XV Launches Today 29/11/16

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FINAL FANTASY  XV, SQUARE ENIX’s highly anticipated role-playing game (RPG) and next mainline entry in the iconic FINAL FANTASY franchise, is now available for purchase worldwide.FINAL FANTASY XV is the next evolution of the world renowned video game series, featuring visceral action-packed battles, a fantasy world based in reality, and colossal wonders to behold. FINAL FANTASY XV is set to define this generation’s standard for gaming.

“FINAL FANTASY has a special place in the hearts of many and the team who worked long and hard on this project couldn’t be prouder to present FINAL FANTASY XV to fans around the world,” said Hajime Tabata, game director. “Today, we invite not only longtime fans but a new generation of gamers to a series beloved thanks to the engaging story telling, unique characters and captivating worlds that have become the hallmark of FINAL FANTASY over the years.”

Set in the world of Eos, FINAL FANTASY XV casts players as Crown Prince Noctis and his comrades as they embark on an epic journey of brotherhood, love and despair and unravel Noctis’s destiny in his battle against the warmongering Niflheim empire. Featuring a captivating cast of characters, breath-taking visuals, open world exploration and thrilling action-packed combat, FINAL FANTASY XV is the ultimate FINAL FANTASY experience for fans and newcomers alike. The game won over 20 awards and nominations from US and Latin American media publications at this year’s E3, received the E3 2016 Game Critic’s award for “Best RPG,” and also won “Game of Show” at Brazil Game Show 2016.

The new FINAL FANTASY XV live-action launch trailer, featuring Florence + the Machine’s cover of “Stand By Me”, “Stand Together” is below:

Final Fantasy XV is available from today on Playstation 4 and Xbox One.

Related Links:
Homepage: http://www.finalfantasyxv.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FFXV
Instagram: @FFXV
Twitter:  @FFXVEN
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/FinalFantasyXV

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VideoGame News: Final Fantasy XV European Launch Event To Take Over Club Ampere

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To celebrate the upcoming release of the highly anticipated FINAL FANTASY XV next week, Square Enix Ltd., today announced details of an exclusive launch event set to take place at Club Ampere in Antwerp on Monday 28th November.

The launch event will see an appearance from Grammy award-winning DJ and producer Afrojack, who has collaborated with SQUARE ENIX to remix a track for the game, which can be heard in the FINAL FANTASY XV feat. Afrojack trailer released earlier this year. The event will also be host to DJ sets from various other artists from Afrojack’s label Wall Recordings.

In addition, this limited event will be attended by members of the FINAL FANTASY XV art team, and feature live art demonstrations and live gameplay to celebrate the launch of the game.

Though the event is invitation only, fans can tune into the live stream of the presentation at the event  from 18:30 GMT / 19:30 CET on 28th November on the below channels:

FINAL FANTASY XV Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/ffxv
FINAL FANTASY XV YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/finalfantasyxv
SQUARE ENIX Twitch Channel: www.twitch.tv/squareenix

FINAL FANTASY XV will be available on the 29th November for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 system. For more information on FINAL FANTASY XV, visit: http://www.finalfantasyxv.com/.

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VideoGame News: Square Enix Announce Collaboration for Final Fantasy XV and NieR: Automata

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Set for release in early 2017, it was today announced that the upcoming SQUARE ENIX and PlatinumGames Inc. developed action-RPG, NieR: Automata, will have a collaboration with FINAL FANTASY XV.  The Engine Blade, as used by Noctis in the game, will also feature as a weapon in NieR: Automata for protagonist 2B. Equipping the Engine Blade will also alter the evasion effects and damage display to match the style of FINAL FANTASY XV.

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There are also plans to feature content from the NieR series in FINAL FANTASY XV. Further updates will follow at a later date.

For more information on NieR: Automata visit; http://www.niergame.com/

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VideoGame News: The Walking Dead – A New Frontier to Launch 20/12/16

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Today Telltale Games has revealed the premiere date and new key art for The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier, the third season in the critically-acclaimed series.
The first of five episodes in The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier will premiere digitally worldwide starting Tuesday December 20th on PC from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One and Xbox 360, and on the PlayStation Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. The episode will be available the same day for compatible iOS devices via the App Store, and for compatible Android-based devices via Google Play.
Beginning February 7th, the series will also be available for purchase on a special ‘Season Pass Disc’ for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, which will include the premiere episode for the third season, as well as access to all subsequent episodes in the five episode season for download as they become available.
PlayStation 4 users can preorder the digital version by visiting the product page on the digital store. As a special bonus, PS4 digital preorders also receive a complementary copy of The Walking Dead: Season Two and The Walking Dead: Michonne.
Steam users can preorder the season by visiting the product page on Steam, with a savings of 10% for preordering.
When family is all you have left… how far will you go to protect it? Four years after society was ripped apart by undead hands, pockets of civilization emerge from the chaos. But at what cost? Can the living be trusted on this new frontier? As Javier, a young man determined to find the family taken from him, you meet a young girl who has experienced her own unimaginable loss. Her name is Clementine, and your fates are bound together in a story where every choice you make could be your last.

A special extended first look at the premiere episode will be revealed live on stage at The Game Awards on Thursday December 1st.

For more news and information on the season, stay tuned to telltale.com, follow@telltalegames on Twitter, and on follow our page on
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Xbox News: Games with Gold Titles for December Announced

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For the month of December, Xbox Live Gold members will receive four new free games – two on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360 – as part of the Games with Gold program. You can play both Xbox 360 titles on your Xbox One with Backward Compatibility.

On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members can download Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition  for free during the month of December. Outlast will be available as a free download from December 16th to January 15th.

On Xbox 360, starting Thursday, December 1st, Outland will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through December 15th. Then on December 16th, Xbox Live Gold Members can download Burnout Paradise for free through December 31st.

Read more about December Games with Gold titles over at Xbox Wire.

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VideoGame News: WWE2K17 ‘Legends Pack’ Out Now

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2K today announced the WWE 2K17 Legends Pack is now available as downloadable content on the PlayStation™Network for the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 systems, as well as Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft for Xbox One and Xbox 360, enabling access to playable WWE Legends Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake, Eddie Guerrero, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Sycho Sid and Tatanka.

 

WWE2K17 is now available on Playstation 4 and Xbox One as well as legacy consoles Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.

For more information on WWE 2K17, including the game’s Downloadable Content and Season Pass Program, please visit wwe.2k.com, like the game on Facebook, follow the game on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #WWE2K17 or subscribe on YouTube.

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VideoGame News: Scuf Gaming Wins Hardware Provider of 2016 at eSports Industry Awards

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Last night, the the inaugural eSports Industry Awards took place at The Brewery in London. The awards are dedicated to rewarding and recognizing the amazing talent and innovation of the eSports industry. Scuf Gaming had the immense pleasure of winning the Hardware Provider of the Year award at this year’s event.

When accepting the award, Duncan Ironmonger, CEO and Co-Founder of Scuf Gaming had this to say, “We started Scuf Gaming about 6 years ago and I must say, we weren’t expecting it to become something this large. We now have 200 employees and my heart goes out to each and every one of them. They’ve put their heart and soul into this company and honestly, we wouldn’t be here, receiving this award, without them. I’m proud to say that we’ve built something pretty special at SCUF.”

Scuf Gaming also  congratulated their partners who either won or were nominated at this year’s awards, including Callum “Swanny” Swan, winner of the UK eSports Player of the Year Award and Team EnVyUs, winner of the eSports Team of the Year Award and Seth “Scump” Abner, Console Player of the Year Award.

To learn more about Scuf Gaming, please visit us online at www.scufgaming.com.

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