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GeForce RTX 3080 Ti bundles available in new pre-build deals

Sold out within minutes, the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is another sought after product that gamers are trying desperately to secure.

But with such small supply and such high demand right now, the new Graphics Card is selling for much higher than its recommended retail price.

Instead, for those who want one, it’s a choice between tackling frustrating queues, or using different, much pricier alternatives.

For UK gamers, Box.co.uk recently revealed its latest lineup of PC pre-builds, which are perfect for anyone just starting and fancy splashing their cash.

The downside for everyone else is that all the bundles available with the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti included cost over £3,000.

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These new pre-builds can be configured to your own liking, and come with free shipping and warranty. The £3,249.99 bundle comes with DIRT 5 and these registered specs and features:

  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800X Eight Core Processor
  • 16GB RAM HyperX Predator DDR4 RGB 3200MHz RAM
  • 500GB M.2 NVMe SSD & 1TB HDD
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Graphics
  • Built in WiFi
  • Windows 10 Home

Box.co.uk is also offering a way for gamers to find out exactly when the RTX 3080 Ti is back in stock by registering for a stock alert. This requires an email, with box confirming in a new post:

“The GeForce RTX 3080Ti graphics card delivers the ultra performance that gamers crave, powered by Ampere – NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX architecture.

“It’s built with enhanced RT Cores and Tensor Cores, new streaming multiprocessors, and superfast G6X memory for an amazing gaming experience.

“Register your interest in the GeForce RTX 3080Ti and get stock updates before anyone else at Box.co.uk.”

The new Graphics Cards became available to buy on June 3 and sold out instantly during its launch day.

The GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is Nvidia’s latest gaming flagship card, which reportedly runs games 2X faster than the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, and 1.5X faster than the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti at 4K.

The full description for the new card from Nvidia reads: “If you desire ultra performance in gaming, ray-traced workloads, rendering, and GPU-accelerated applications, the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is the graphics card for you.

“In rasterized and ray-traced games, performance is 1.5X faster, and when you’re rendering in Blender, V-Ray and other applications, performance is up to 2X faster than last gen. Whatever your workload, the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti delivers ultimate performance, starting at $ 1199.

“Powered by the NVIDIA Ampere architecture, the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti features 3rd gen Tensor Cores for amazing DLSS performance boosts, 2nd gen RT Cores to accelerate ray tracing, and the latest streaming multiprocessors to turbocharge traditional games. Plus 12GB of superfast GDDR6X memory.

“It offers full support for all our latest and greatest technologies, such as G-SYNC, NVIDIA Reflex and NVIDIA Broadcast, and the performance to enjoy Virtual Reality games and applications at high frame rates, at high resolutions and detail levels.”

There has been no news on when other major retailers in the UK and the United States will be receiving more RTX stock in June or during Summer 2021.

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Tools Up! Garden Party – Episode 2: Tunnel Vision Now Available

The Tools Up! Garden Party DLC is back with its next installment, Episode 2: Tunnel Vision. We’re moving on up through the tree house from the flowery levels of spring to 15 new sizzling summer levels where you’ll face a new extremely messy underground opponent – The Hole Mole.

In addition, Episode 2 brings new tools and mechanics to the game. One of the new tools you’ll get to work with is a pickaxe. With it you’ll be able to create winding paths in your garden and artsy sculptures.

Tools Up! Garden Party - Episode 2: Tunnel Vision

Another new tool, the rake will become your second best friend because it really speeds up the process of preparing soil for planting flowers and cacti! That’s right, this is no humdrum summer vacation!

With all that summer heat you’ll definitely be looking for a way to cool down. With the new water pipe mechanic, a cool dip is just a hop away and it really helps with transporting items (and yourself) faster and more efficiently, around the map.

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Not so cool and relaxing, the lava ponds look dangerous, but now, objects can be bounced off them like a springboard. What a great way to toss tools to your friends, right? Just be careful not to burn your pants!

Everything’s not sunshine and flowers for the Hole Mole though. This grumpy underground dweller will try to spoil your summer fun by digging burrows all over the gardens costing you valuable time. Here’s a tip: cover up his holes and he’ll get offended and leave you alone for a moment. But keep an eye out, you never know where he’ll pop up next!

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The new summer world of Tools Up! Garden Party is waiting for you, and lots of other new mechanics and tools are waiting for you to discover. And don’t forget, some tasks can be completed in more than one way. Try to find them all! Get gardening renovators!

Tools Up! Garden Party – Episode 2: Tunnel Vision

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Tools Up! Garden Party consists of 3 separate episodes that are all available as a Season Pass. Tools Up! Garden Party is back with a summer sizzle in Episode 2: Tunnel Vision! There’s no time for relaxation though, more gardens need some major TLC. Get your sunscreen because things are gonna get hot! The challenge continues with a new, underground opponent who wants to mess up your work. With the Hole Mole popping up all over your garden, you’ll really have to watch your step! With new challenges come new mechanics to make your job easier. Now you can speed things up by transporting items (and yourself) through water pipes and bounce tools off of lava pools! Will the extra time help you beat the clock? There are new mechanics and tools waiting for you to discover—dive into 15 new, summer levels solo or with up to 3 friends and get gardening!
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Home renovation has never been so much fun! It is hard, messy work. But you don’t have to work alone in this crazy couch co-op! Join up to three friends, sit down (or not) and start a wild renovation party! Meet a crew of renovators eager to get their job done. But most accidents happen at home: can you work effectively when there’s spilled paint on the floor and a pool of lava around the apartment? Paint walls, tear off wallpapers and follow the blueprints. Lead a building crew and make sure everyone knows their tasks—or don’t cooperate at all. Hear your friends scream in 3, 2, 1… Race against the clock as you renovate the apartments, chase delivery men and earn a star (or maybe even stars) for each level! Complete tasks to unlock more challenging missions. Hint: teamwork is the key. Let Tools Up! show you that simple controls and a Party Mode will party up every party! So grab your controllers and remember the first rule of Tools Up!—work hard and play hard!

Author: Norbert Litwiński, Marketing Manager, All In! Games
This post originally appeared on Xbox Wire

Super Animal Royale (Game Preview) is Now Available for Xbox One

The park is officially open! Super Animal Royale (Game Preview) invites you to pick an animal, grab an umbrella, hop off the back of a giant eagle, and sail down into the abandoned Super Animal World safari park for a fast-paced, frenetic dose of 64-player combat.

The Xbox One version features cross play matchmaking and cross-save with all other versions, so whether you’re new to the island or a Super Animal Royale veteran, you can bring your animals with you wherever you play.

If you’re an Xbox Game Pass member, you’ll start your journey with the Founder’s Edition DLC for free. The pack is only available to early supporters during the game’s Xbox Game Preview and Steam Early Access and includes three exclusive Super Animal Royale breeds and 10 exclusive cosmetic items.

Super Animal Royale (Game Preview)

Today also marks the arrival of the Beach Party Animal Pass, for those looking to equip their squad of Super Ducks with life jackets. Coinciding with a massive expansion of the island’s shoreline, season 0.5’s accessories will help you explore the new beaches in style.

Charmed and Dangerous

Super Animal Royale’s top-down 2D shooting, line of sight fog of war system, and colorful world set it apart from other games in the battle royale genre. Streamlined controls make it easy to learn and six-minuteish matches make it less punishing. Still, the mechanics have surprising depth, and reaching the top of the food chain is no easy task.

To survive, you’ll need to explore the park’s deserted attractions, frozen tundras, and blistering deserts to find weapons like submachine guns, bow & sparrows, and banana peels. To cover ground more quickly, you can also hop in a hamster ball or ride tandem with your duos partner on the back of a giant emu.

Super Animal Royale (Game Preview)

A Fork in the Mode

Beyond the core battle royale mode, the team is also experimenting with new limited-time game modes that support squads of up to four players. In S.A.W. vs Rebellion (32v32) you’re assigned to fight for either Super Animal World (S.A.W.) or Super Animal Super Resistance (S.A.S.R.) forces and win by either eliminating the entire opposing team or capturing and defending more flags than your enemy. Captured flags also provide loot and a healing buff, so you’ll want to be strategic in fighting to hold them.

In the second limited-time mode, Mystery Mode, the typical battle royale ruleset gets mixed up between seven different variants. Modifiers include Wild West (cowboy hats, magnums, and hunting rifles), Super Slow Bullets (50% speed for your best dodging moves), Bananarama (bananas as bullets, banana rain, and extra banana spawns) and One Hit Kill.

All the Super World’s a Stage

So, what happened to Super Animal World? How did a family-friendly animal theme park become the stage for the world’s most adorable fight to the death? Clues to the park’s history are strewn across the map, with secrets to find, NPCs to talk to, and easter eggs to unlock in between gunfights.

Super Animal Royale (Game Preview)

To learn even more about Super Animal World’s twisted lore, check out the game’s companion animated series “Super Animal Royale Tonight,” which follows the adventures of intrepid reporters Donk Patrick and Howl Michaels as they brave ceaseless attacks by the S.A.S.R. to bring you the best community submitted gameplay highlights. New episodes will arrive alongside every new in-game season, so make sure to capture your best moments and submit them for a chance to see your own clip featured on the show.

You can watch Season 2 of “Super Animal Royale Tonight” on YouTube, including the brand new episode showcasing the Shorelines update.

Super Feedback

Community feedback over the past 2.5 years of Steam Early Access on PC has played a huge role in what makes Super Animal Royale the game it is today, and the goal is the same for the Xbox Game Preview version. To contribute to the game’s continued evolution, join the game’s Discord server, where you can chat with the developers and engage with the artist and content creator communities. You can also tweet @AnimalRoyale on Twitter or find the game on Facebook and Instagram.

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This game is a work in progress. It may or may not change over time or release as a final product. Purchase only if you are comfortable with the current state of the unfinished game. It’s fight for furvival! Super Animal Royale is a 64-player, frenetic, top-down 2D battle royale where murderous animals fight tooth, claw, and machine gun across an abandoned safari park. Collect and customize your favorite critters and weapons, then put them to work in solo matches or team up as a squad of up to four players! Key Features • Survival of the Fittest: Scavenge a variety of powerful weapons, armor and items to become the apex predator in intense 64-player online matches. • The Superest World: Explore a massive, beautifully illustrated 2D island and discover its hidden lore, by chatting with its inhabitants and scouring its rich environments for clues. • Different Stripes for Different Fights: Collect hundreds of animal breeds and customize them with thousands of cosmetic items, weapons, outfits, and even umbrellas! • Evolving Events & Updates: Enjoy an endless stampede of new content, including seasonal outfits, animals, and weapons to collect. • The Fast and the Furriest: Flatten your foes while rolling dirty in a Hamster Ball, or mount a Giant Emu and peck your way to the promised land.

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This game is a work in progress. It may or may not change over time or release as a final product. Purchase only if you are comfortable with the current state of the unfinished game. Support Super Animal Royale as a Founder and get 3 animal breeds and 10 cosmetics that are exclusive to Early Access and only available in the Founder’s Edition. You’ll also get your username colored in the orange founder’s color to show that you were one of the original supporters of the game! Included Animal Breeds: Super Hellfire Skullcat Super Pixile Fox Super Black Panther Included Cosmetic Items: Pixile Purple Tee Pixile White Tee Angel Halo Charcoal Suit With Pixile Tie White Shutter Shades Heart Glasses Golden M16 Golden Silenced Pistol Juggling Roulette Emote Fireworks Death Explosion Neither animal breeds nor cosmetic items provide any gameplay advantage.

Author: Michael Silverwood, Co-founder, Pixile Studios
This post originally appeared on Xbox Wire

Lovecraftian Survival Horror Game Song of Horror is Available Now

From the days of Resident Evil and Silent Hill right through to the present, survival horror has long had a sizeable fanbase on console, which is why we’re so excited to bring Song of Horror to Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. A lot of the series that inspired this Lovecraftian, third person adventure launched on Xbox consoles of old, and part of Song of Horror’s DNA is to pay homage to these classic masterpieces of the survival-horror genre.

As studio co-founder Carlos G.F. Grupeli says, that’s exactly why bringing Song of Horror to console felt like the next logical step after making a splash on PC in 2019. “The survival-horror genre has such a long and  rich history on Xbox that it feels like absolutely the right home for our little ode to all that has gone before,” says Carlos. “We want to bring it to an audience that truly appreciates real scares.”

Song of Horror

Song of Horror charges you with investigating the mysterious disappearance both of the famed author Sebastian P. Husher, as well as his entire family. Just to confound the mystery further, Husher’s editor sent an assistant to his house to look for him, but he too vanished without trace. These disappearances spark a set of events lifts the lid on something truly dreadful: a nameless, dark entity known only as The Presence, who seems to be the dark force behind this mystery.

At its heart, Song of Horror is a non-combat adventure where the focus is on running and hiding, staying silent in the midst of all the terror to avoid triggering unnerving manifestations — encounters that are capable of bringing the game’s protagonists to the brink of insanity. With the ever-present threat of The Presence keeping you on your toes from start to finish, Song of Horror’s mission to keep you severely spooked is one it never lets up on.

Song of Horror

The Presence is Song of Horror’s USP, controlled as it is by an advanced AI that adapts to your actions and decisions, triggering immense fear in the player as this otherworldly being responds to every move they make, hunting them down in unexpected ways. We think it’s truly a unique experience where the player never feels safe, and where tension builds up naturally instead of coming from scripted sequences.

As a player, you will live this story through the eyes of a varied set of characters that each have a different tale to tell. Every character brings their unique point of view to the investigation, allowing them to approach clues and items differently. Their actions and decisions will shape the world: some of them will know more or less of certain aspects of the story; some will be more effective against supernatural manifestations, but all of them can die if the Presence gets to them — and, crucially, their death is permanent. If they die, you will have to pick the story up with the next character and continue the investigation so their deaths are not in vain.

Song of Horror

A mysterious antique shop, a forgotten abbey, an abandoned mental hospital; Each location in Song of Horror is inspired by the classics of the genre, designed to be explored and to lift the lid on the clues and items that will help you solve challenging puzzles whilst enduring the agonizing tension served up by The Presence.

Don’t forget to watch the trailer, and be careful not to listen to the cursed music box…

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The famed writer Sebastian P. Husher has gone missing, along with his entire family. Worried, his editor sent an assistant to his house in order to look for him – but he never came back… These disappearances spark a set of events that will soon reveal something dreadful: a nameless, dark entity known only as The Presence seems to be responsible. AN UNSTOPPABLE ENTITY Song of Horror offers a truly dynamic terror experience: its antagonist, the supernatural entity known only as The Presence, is controlled by an advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) that adapts to your actions and decisions. Experience unbearable fear as this otherworldly being responds to your way of playing and hunts you down in unexpected ways, offering a unique experience to every player and gameplay where tension builds up naturally instead of coming from scripted sequences. 13 PLAYABLE CHARACTERS As a player, you will live this story through the eyes of a varied set of characters related to the story in their own way. Every character is different, and brings their unique point of view to the investigation, allowing them to approach clues and items differently. Their actions and decisions will shape the world: some of them will know more or less of certain aspects of the story; some will be more effective against supernatural manifestations, but all of them can die if the Presence gets to them – and death is permanent. If they die, you will have to pick the story up with another one, and continue the investigation so their deaths are not in vain. EXPLORE THE SCARIEST PLACES A mysterious antique shop, a forgotten abbey, an abandoned mental hospital… Each location in Song of Horror is inspired by the classics of the genre. Explore and investigate these haunted places to gather clues and items that will help you solve challenging puzzles while enduring the agonizing tension of the game’s atmosphere.

Author: Astrid Carro García, Product Marketing Manager, Raiser Games.
This post originally appeared on Xbox Wire

Hack and Slash Adventure Game Battle Axe is Available Now

The fate of Mercia now lies in your hands in Battle Axe, available on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. Battle Axe is a retro-inspired, pixel art hack and slash adventure that has drawn inspiration from classic titles including Gauntlet, Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow over Mystara, and Golden Axe.

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For starters, players will need nerves of steel and fortitude to fight their way through hordes of enemies, to dodge attacks and come out unscathed. You will inevitably die and die again, but perseverance and practice most certainly pay off, with each playthrough you will begin to recognize enemy attacks, and create new imaginative methods to attack them, you will find a way that works for you. The dedicated pixel art in Battle Axe creates a vivid world that enhances the authenticity of what the game is aiming to be, a top-down arcade adventure inspired by the classics. Animations are fluid and it is hard to be drawn into the world thanks to the fantastic craftsmanship from Henk Nieborg.

Battle Axe

Bring a friend along and play in 2 player local co-op, select one of the three main characters each of whom have variety in their attacks. All of the available heroes have a projectile attack, melee attack, special attack and an item pickup slot allowing for one-off powerups to be used to clear out enemies in a pinch. Battle Axe focusses on a fun, core experience and the balanced mechanics encourages players to beat the game in an exhilarating fashion to get a higher ranking. It certainly feels like an old-school challenge getting your score featured on the leaderboard and to constantly keep aiming to beat your score adds to the replayability.

Battle Axe

Infinite mode invites players to enter into a continuously sprawling, procedurally generated dungeon to fight off waves of enemies and rack up the highest possible score. After completing Arcade Mode and New Game+ players will most certainly want to test their skills to see if they can progress as far as possible. This is the true test for those who love to see their score at the top of the leaderboard.

Battle Axe

The iconic acclaimed catalogue of successes from Battle Axe creator, Henk Nieborg, include Xeno Crisis, Contra 4 and Shakedown: Hawaii and further adding to the pedigree is Manami Matsumae who previously worked on the soundtracks for Mega Man, Final Fight, Shovel Knight and many other classics. Completing the team is Mike Tucker who has helped with the programming and additional design on Battle Axe but has worked on a number of titles including with Henk Nieborg on Xeno Crisis.

Battle Axe is out now on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One so be sure to check out the game on the store. Discover more by visiting numskullgames.com or by following us on Twitter and Instagram, subscribing to our YouTube channel and by becoming a fan on Facebook.

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For as long as you and your people can remember, your homeland of Mercia has been held in the tyrannical grip of “Etheldred”; a despotic sorceress in the distant icy wastelands to the north. Every seven years she sends her armies south to handpick inhabitants from each township who will be subjected to a life of slavery, and they are never heard from again. A call is sent out to champions across the land pleading with them to put an end to her rule. An elf, a wizard and a marauder answer the call. Join this band of heroes on their quest the vanquish evil from the land once and for all!

Author: Neil Flynn, PR and Community Manager, Numskull Games
This post originally appeared on Xbox Wire

Puzzle Game Trenga Unlimited Available Now for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Summary

  • Trenga Unlimited brings the atmosphere of classic puzzle nostalgia, only with unique mechanics.
  • Colorful, fun, accessible gameplay from casual to hardcore players.
  • Ideal for the whole family that’s easy to learn, perfect to play with kids with local multiplayer support.

Hello! Today, I bring news for those who, like me, are fans of puzzle games: Trenga Unlimited is available now for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S!

The idea for the game came from a very simple concept: What if Jenga, the classic board game, was played the other way around?

So we created a game that is opposite to the tension of the board game, a relaxing experience. Instead of removing blocks and watching the tower falling down in deep sadness, you calmly build the tower with blocks instead of removing them – and you can even make many mistakes! Enjoy that satisfying feeling and effect when you clear a line and a full tower, and all of that in a soothing undersea world.

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Imagine that nostalgic classic block puzzle, but a little more ingenious and with more freedom. Strategize to choose one of three block pieces; spin, flip and rotate them to fit them into the tower; and clear the lines in the four sides of the tower as you progress towards the treasure.

Of course,  the challenge increases as you progress through the 50 levels of the story mode starring our brave protagonist Kate Nemo, but don’t worry! You’ll meet lovely undersea creatures that unlock awesome power-ups to help you in that journey!

And besides the nice story, Trenga Unlimited brings back the nostalgia of versus puzzle games, allowing up to four players to compete for high scores simultaneously, and an endless survival mode for those currently away from friends and isolated at home.

Nowadays, games are important bonding activities between parents and kids, where the two can learn and have fun together. That’s one of the coolest features about Trenga Unlimited is that it’s designed to please the whole family with simple, easy-to-learn mechanics.

Who doesn’t love a good, fun brain? Enjoy Trenga Unlimited today on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S! Share your thoughts with us on our Twitter @_FluxGames!

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Choose the right pieces, place them into the tower and solve the puzzle! This is Trenga, a relaxing 3D puzzle game with a unique yet familiar mechanic. Help Kate Nemo and the cute sea creatures, challenging your friends and family or even your own brain, to solve tricky missions in the 3 beautiful worlds of this captivating underwater adventure.

Author: Maria Warth, Marketing Specialist, Trenga Unlimited
This post originally appeared on Xbox Wire

Super Bomberman R Online Available Now on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Super Bomberman R Online takes Bomberman’s rich history and blows it up (pun intended) to a massive 64-player match. Bombs explode, blocks burst, power-ups are everywhere, and players scramble from room to room on an ever-shrinking map to prove they can be the best Bomberman!

For gamers new and old, keep this very important fact in mind: Bombs will blow you up, including your own! And you cannot walk through a placed bomb. At some point in any Bomberman game, you will find yourself trapped between a hard place and a deadly explosive device. If this is the first couple seconds of the match, you are likely going to be one life down. But, if you have found a few power-ups, you might have some options to save yourself.

Super Bomberman R Online Available Now

The boxing glove lets you punch a bomb out of your way, over blocks, past players, and even wrap it around the map edges! The kick upgrade lets you shove that bomb in a straight line away from you.  Look for other power-ups that make your explosions bigger, drop down more bombs, move faster and more.

Let’s say you do find yourself exploded, don’t worry! One of the new features in Super Bomberman R Online is the heart/life system. You start with three and you can find power-up hearts to gain extra lives to keep battling against your competitors. You can even find a friendly Louie, a classic Bomberman friend who becomes your mount and take an extra hit from a bomb blast just for you.

Super Bomberman R Online

Super Bomberman R Online is free to play for all players on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S – Xbox Live Gold not required! We love this new feature as it allows friends and family from all over the globe to get together and have fun.

If you pick up the Premium Pack DLC, you can make your own private rooms to experiment, practice or host your own tournament and in the DLC you get a whole slew of new and fun characters to play like Alucard, Snake, or Pyramid Head! Within the silver and gold season passes, there are a ton of different ways to make yourself stand out on the battlefield. Explore the customization options to replace your pompom with a coffin or dress like a rock star!

So, go check out the game and have fun! See if you have what it takes to be Bomber One! Play Super Bomberman R Online for free today!

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Drop bombs and collect power-ups to blast your way through SUPER BOMBERMAN R ONLINE! You can compete against up to 64 players from around the world in this explosive survival battle! Fight your way to the end and outlast all other players to be BOMBER ONE! FREE TO PLAY ONLINE BATTLE ROYALE Back to classic Bomberman fun, the original survival battle format gets supercharged to 64 players online! CUSTOMIZABLE CHAOS Self-explode in style with fresh outfits and bomb skins bursting with pop-corn, or try on the latest head accessories available to customize your look! PICK YOUR POWER-UPS From essential Punching Gloves to the return of the iconic Louies, pick your power-ups fast to your kick your friends out with a spark!

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This Add-On pack contains 14 additional characters equipped with special types and abilities, as well as the feature to create private matches with your friends. Characters included in this bundle: Attack Type ・Simon Belmont Bomber from Castlevania ・Pyramid Head Bomber from Silent Hill ・Raiden Bomber from Metal Gear Solid Speed Type ・Alucard Bomber from Castlevania ・Vic Viper Bomber from Gradius ・Bill Bomber from Contra ・Lance Bomber from Contra ・Naked Snake Bomber from Metal Gear Solid ・Richter Bomber from Castlevania Unique Type ・Bubble Head Bomber from Silent Hill ・Princess Tomato Bomber from Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom ・Mimi Bomber from Pop’n Music ・Nyami Bomber from Pop’n Music ・Robbie the Rabbit Bomber from Silent Hill

Author: Benjamin Kinney, Senior Brand and Media Manager, Super Bomberman R Online
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Dying Light 2 Stay Human Pre-Orders Available Now

The night is coming, survivors! Starting today, you can reserve your copy of Dying Light 2 Stay Human and get your hands on some sweet extras while you’re at it. Every player who pre-orders the game will get a unique outfit, a weapon skin and a paraglider skin — way to make an entrance into The City!

Dying Light 2 Stay Human will take you over twenty years after humanity lost its fight to the virus in Harran, which is now but a memorial of sacrifice and defeat. Now, mankind has found refuge in The City — one of the last few human settlements on Earth. Civilization has fallen back into the Dark Ages, and everything you took for granted is no more. But in the remnants of the past, a new order emerges and an extremely fragile balance of power is in your hands.

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Now that you get the gist of it, let’s get to what exactly we think it is that you’ll love about Dying Light 2 Stay Human — beginning with our favourite two words: vertical freedom. We wanted to make your parkour experience feel intuitive, natural and, above all, fun. Since The City is all about its multiple levels and both their unique challenges and assets that you can turn to your advantage, we’ve made sure you’d be able to move through it smoothly. You get numerous parkour skills to explore, combine and choose from along an improved grappling hook and a paraglider — all you need to make the vast open world of Dying Light 2 Stay Human your oyster.

Pretty cool, right? But roaming through the map is not the only way to use parkour abilities. They also play a major role in combat, allowing you to surprise your enemies with your insane agility. Fights might turn brutal and tough, so you need to be smart, creative and unpredictable. You can think of the world as a playground, where you experiment with various tactics, weapons, approaches and elements of the environment. We ensured there’s always more than one way to get an edge over your opponent.

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All right, we know what you’re thinking now, “What’s going on with The City? Doesn’t it have a name?” And in fact, it did have one: Villedor. It used to be a cradle of culture, humming with life, full of travellers from all over the world. But the virus and consequent fall of civilisation brought all of that to a standstill. Over time, people started to believe Villedor to be the last haven of civilization, renaming it The City; and although some new settlements were established since then, it remains the icon of hope and survival.

But history lessons aside, let’s focus on the present. Dying Light 2 takes place in a new era, called Modern Dark Ages, which is basically the Dark Ages, only if it happened today. People reject science, medieval structures rise next to ruined shopping malls and desolate office buildings. Lettuce grows on the roofs. No, we’re not kidding. It really does, hear us out. As the infection has become more sensitive to UV rays, society ekes out an existence in the safety of sunlight, while the Infected lurk in the shadows. The streets have become too dangerous to roam, so in a desperate attempt to survive, people fled to the rooftops, building makeshift houses and farms there. They may go down to the ground level by day, as sunlight herds the Infected into the buildings, but nightfall shifts the balance completely. Beasts leave their liars and the hunted become hunters. Most folk cower in hubs, hoping their UV lamps will keep them safe, but for you, this is a chance to explore places no one else dares enter and take the spoils.

Dying Light 2

Plenty of people from various cultures and places closed in a city that’s in a state of permanent siege — you couldn’t possibly think there’d be no conflicts. Law and order versus power of friendship, none of them perfect, none flawless. Both trying to make through. Depending on which faction you help, The City will react with changes in its appearance, threats and atmosphere. You steer its future, so steer wisely, as consequences will follow.

Whether it’s the choices concerning your playstyle or ones that’ll decide the future of The City, we wanted you to feel that they really matter. The former will determine your weaknesses and strengths in combat, your preferred approach and tactics. The latter — your relationships, interactions and surroundings. By choosing sides, making moral decisions, and testing different options and paths, you can explore multiple scenarios and unravel various outcomes. And if you’re curious and can’t wait to see how other choices might play out, remember Dying Light 2 Stay Human has a co-op mode, where you can join your friends in their games and see for yourself. Or they can join you and marvel at the grandeur of your achievements.

Stay tuned for more news regarding Dying Light 2 Stay Human and remember — no one’s ever regretted getting free skins.

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Upgrade your experience with Smart Delivery. Buy the game once to both play it on Xbox One and get its optimized version for Xbox Series X | S Pre-order the Standard Edition now to get the exclusive items: – “Reload” outfit – “Reload” weapon skin – “Reload” paraglider skin Over twenty years ago in Harran, we fought the virus—and lost. Now, we’re losing again. The City, one of the last large human settlements, is torn by conflict. Civilization has fallen back into the Dark Ages. And yet, we still have hope. You are a wanderer with the power to change the fate of The City. But your exceptional abilities come at a price. Haunted by memories you cannot decipher, you set out to learn the truth… and find yourself in a combat zone. Hone your skills, as to defeat your enemies and make allies, you’ll need both fists and wits. Unravel the dark secrets behind the wielders of power, choose sides and decide your destiny. But wherever your actions take you, there’s one thing you can never forget—stay human. VAST OPEN WORLD Participate in the life of a city engulfed in a new dark era. Discover different paths and hidden passages, as you explore its multiple levels and locations. CREATIVE & BRUTAL COMBAT Take advantage of your parkour skills to tip the scales of even the most brutal encounter. Clever thinking, traps and creative weapons will be your best friends. DAY AND NIGHT CYCLE Wait for night to venture into dark hideouts of the Infected. Sunlight keeps them at bay, but once it’s gone, monsters begin the hunt, leaving their lairs free to explore. CHOICES & CONSEQUENCES Shape the future of The City with your actions and watch how it changes. Determine the balance of power by making choices in a growing conflict and forge your own experience. 2-4 PLAYER CO-OP GAMEPLAY Play in up to four-player co-op. Host your own games or join others and see how their choices have played out differently than yours.

Author: Marta Szczechowska, Writer, Techland
This post originally appeared on Xbox Wire

Rekt! High Octane Stunts Now Available on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Summary

  • Fasten your seatbelts, and dive into Rekt! High Octane Stunts, available now on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
  • Chain drifts, flips, grinds, and aerials, and dominate the leaderboards with the highest combo.
  • Prepare to battle your friends in 4-player local multiplayer.

Welcome to the world of high speeds, colorful tracks, and wicked stunts. The stunt driving game that won the hearts of thousands of players around the globe is finally on Xbox One and Xbox Serires X|S —Rekt! High Octanes Stunts is here!

Rekt! High Octane Stunts

As a child, I used to love games you can just sink your teeth in. Games I could play for hours, just trying to beat that one level that eludes me, to finish that one challenge, to beat my friend’s impossible high score. Someone must’ve heard my prayers because I am now proud to publish Rekt!, which is exactly that type of a game! Inspired by timeless classics such as Rush and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Rekt! brings limitless hours of fun.

Rekt! High Octane Stunts

For weeks after work, I’d load up the game at home and the sheer smoothness with which you can perform the tricks kept me from putting down the controller. And that’s the thing: while trying to complete the challenges on each map was my main objective, it was genuinely fun to just drive around and experience the flow of chaining the tricks together.

Rekt! High Octane Stunts

And chain the tricks I did! Competing on the leaderboards scratches that competitive itch that many of us have. But obviously, that’s not all there is. Besides the challenges that you can complete in each level, Rekt! also comes with a 4-player local multiplayer mode that lets you stunt on your friends.

Rekt! High Octane Stunts

You can compete in 4 different game modes, one of them is simply trying to style on them and get the highest score, a racing mode called Checkpoint, a classic capture the crown mode, and finally Virus, which is basically a zombie mode with cars. But remember, if you get wrecked, you can always come back to practice mode, and train to show them who’s boss next time. Get Rekt! High Octane Stunts today on the Xbox Store for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

REKT! High Octane Stunts

No Gravity Games

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REKT! is a stunt, driving game inspired by the eternal classics like Rush and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series. In quick gameplay sessions, you will complete various challenges to unlock cars, arenas, and customizations. Do outstanding tricks and stunts to get the highest scores and face other players – rule the leaderboard! The physics model in REKT makes performing tricks incredibly smooth and easy but don’t get too comfortable – it’s easy to learn but hard to master. Over 170 000 active players and GROWING. MASTER ALL TRICKS! Take on the challenge and master the most awesome stunts: aerial flips, barrel rolls, loops, grinds, drifting and much more – combine them all and break your best scores!! CHALLENGES! Every time you enter the arena you will be given a set of challenges. Many variables can increase or decrease their difficulty creating an infinite amount of objectives, that will attract even the most seasoned players. Endless tasks include checkpoint races exclusively designed for different arenas. SOLO RIDE! Practice your stunts, unlock various cars and discover arenas in 2 singleplayer game modes: HIGH SCORE: The main game mode, inspired by the old-school arcades, will allow you to take on the challenge of the global leaderboard – remember the time is running, although there are ways to extend it. PRACTICE: Practice makes perfect, in this game mode, time does not matter, train as much as you wish – get prepared to #GETREKT MULTI RIDE! Face the opponents in a local competitive mode (up to 4 players) and battle them on the way to the victory. SCORE – challenge your competitors and get the highest score. VIRUS – spread the infection by crashing into other players or avoid being infected – last car standing wins! CHECKPOINT – first to hit a checkpoint gets a point – collect 5 points to win the race. CAPTURE THE CROWN – you have 90 seconds to defend the crown – don’t let others take it over – or you won’t reign supreme in the arena.

Author: Diana Biszczanik, Marketing Director, No Gravity Games
This post originally appeared on Xbox Wire

Roguelike Platformer Rising Hell Available Now

Summary

  • Rising Hell is a roguelike platformer with heavy metal riffs and pixelated madness.
  • Play as Arok, Zelos, and other prisoners of Hell as they fight their way out of agony.
  • Highly anticipated Indonesian indie game, drawn in atmospheric pixel art and animations.

From the beginning of early access on PC up until the final version of Rising Hell releasing today for Xbox One, there was a lot of input from the players and community. We are incredibly grateful for all their feedback as it has made Rising Hell into a bigger and better game. We want to extend our deepest gratitude for the contribution and support of all the fans of Rising Hell. Without you, this game wouldn’t be what it is today.

Rising Hell

Rising Hell is the first game developed by Tahoe Games that is released for PC and consoles. It is a milestone for our small studio to be able to join the indie game industry on a more global scale. We also want to say our thanks to Toge Productions and Chorus Worldwide who helped us reach this dream.

The first concept of this game was created due to our passion for indie games and pixel art. We saw an arcade game that was designed with pixel art that was simple, yet its game-feel and action were very satisfying. Seeing the game’s success, we were inspired to follow its path. One day, we decided to have our own internal game jam to create a similar game with modified gameplay to give it our own twist.

Rising Hell

At the start of our humble game’s journey, we chose the theme “Escape from Hell” to give a dramatic background story. The direction of the gameplay is a vertical scrolling style from below to above. For the sake of the theme, we didn’t want to give an impression of a hell that is dark and gloomy. On the contrary, we want to bring our version of a fiery hell full of brutal action and horror. In Rising Hell, we don’t want to show the human death that is full of mystique and gloom. It is but a hell where the survival of the fittest rules. We are confident that the gameplay and artwork of the game successfully reflects the theme.

In Rising Hell’s story, players will take control of Arok, Zelos, and a few of hell’s other fighters in their effort to conquer hell’s highest order. Each fighter is decorated with their own rich background stories and motives, on top of unique playing styles that are individual to each fighter. Players will learn about these characters’ stories by going through Rising Hell together with these hell fighters.

Rising Hell

Players may find it difficult, constantly being defeated by their enemies. Because that is how Hell is in Rising Hell. Players can consistently practice, get used to different characters, finding new strategies, as well as studying the patterns of each stage to beat all available stages of Rising Hell. On top of trying hard, players are also given the options to have strategies in the form of Item Relics as part of their adventure supplies, as well as choosing Skill Talents that suit their individual gaming style. To add even more adrenaline to this already adrenaline-pumped game, players will also be accompanied by strong heavy metal riffs throughout their adventure.

Keep trying and don’t give up! We dedicate this game for the players that keep pushing their limits and favoring difficult challenges. Join the rising and play Rising Hell today on Xbox One!

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Rising Hell

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Rising Hell is a vertical platformer rogue-lite filled with adrenaline-pumping action and tons of heavy gothic metal shreds. Climb out from the ever-changing hell while you fight hordes of blood-lusting demons. ABOUT THIS GAME: Fight your way through hordes of blood-lusting demons and escape hell as you unlock new characters and talents to create chaos in the randomly generated and ever-changing landscape of hell! Heavy-metal riffs and pixelated madness will accompany you as you fight your way out from the depths of fiery hell, facing the bugs-ridden Beelzebub’s Lair, and other pits of hell with different creatures, bosses, and living traps lurking around. Chaining combos, jumping maneuvers, and talent building will be your key to help you climb your way out of hell in this adrenaline-pumping vertical platformer. FEATURES: – Vertical Rogue-lite: Climb out of the ever-changing procedurally generated hell while the ever-present threat of permadeath fills your veins with adrenaline. – Epic Boss Battles: Slay gigantic ancient demons such as Dagon, Beelzebub, and many more. – Multiple Game Modes: Choose between campaign and challenge modes complete with its own leaderboards. – Unlockable Characters: Play and unlock different characters that will give you a variety of different playstyles and strategies.

Author: Kriswin Yuniar, Game Designer & Game Artist of Rising Hell, Tahoe Games
This post originally appeared on Xbox Wire