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  • Dragon+, Issue #2 Issue #2 highlights the legacy of Dungeons & Dragons in the world of video games, including new details from n-Space on the world and heroes in the upcoming RPG Sword Coast Legends and pre-generated character sheets based on the companions players will recruit in the single player campaign. Readers can also get a preview of Spellstorm, a new novel from Ed Greenwood, the creator of the Forgotten Realms setting, as well as updates on the D&D Adventurers League, a short story set in Icewind Dale and Heroes of Hesiod, a tabletop adventure for kids.   About the Cover & Artist For the cover of the second issue of Dragon+, Wizards of the Coast is thrilled to present […]

    Dragon+ Issue #2 released!

    Dragon+, Issue #2 Issue #2 highlights the legacy of Dungeons & Dragons in the world of video games, including new details from n-Space on the world and heroes in the upcoming RPG Sword Coast Legends and pre-generated character sheets based on the companions players will recruit in the single player campaign. Readers can also get a preview of Spellstorm, a new novel from Ed Greenwood, the creator of the Forgotten Realms setting, as well as updates on the D&D Adventurers League, a short story set in Icewind Dale and Heroes of Hesiod, a tabletop adventure for kids.   About the Cover & Artist For the cover of the second issue of Dragon+, Wizards of the Coast is thrilled to present […]

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  •   Classic Dungeons & Dragons Role-Playing Game Set for Simultaneous Steam Launch, Q3 2015 Introduces Cross-Platform Network Play on PC, Mac and Linux   Independent developers, n-Space and Digital Extremes, announced today that their upcoming Sword Coast Legends™, a party-based RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast, will be released simultaneously on Steam for Windows PC, Mac and Linux operating systems in Q3 2015. “For far too long, passionate and dedicated Mac and Linux RPG gamers have been left out in the cold, forced to watch from the sidelines as the industry focused efforts on just a select few platforms.  That ends today,” said Dan Tudge, President of n-Space and Director for Sword […]

    SWORD COAST LEGENDS™ COMING TO MAC AND LINUX

      Classic Dungeons & Dragons Role-Playing Game Set for Simultaneous Steam Launch, Q3 2015 Introduces Cross-Platform Network Play on PC, Mac and Linux   Independent developers, n-Space and Digital Extremes, announced today that their upcoming Sword Coast Legends™, a party-based RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast, will be released simultaneously on Steam for Windows PC, Mac and Linux operating systems in Q3 2015. “For far too long, passionate and dedicated Mac and Linux RPG gamers have been left out in the cold, forced to watch from the sidelines as the industry focused efforts on just a select few platforms.  That ends today,” said Dan Tudge, President of n-Space and Director for Sword […]

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  • Square Enix, Inc. today announced that Chaos Rings ® III, the latest game in the popular Chaos Rings series, is now available on iOS and Android devices. Arriving largely due to high demand from mobile and role-playing game fans, Chaos Rings IIIrepresents the best in a series that is already renowned as a pioneer in full-length mobile RPGs.Chaos Rings III is set within Neo Paleo, a maritime city on a floating continent where adventurers gather to realize their dreams of reaching Marble Blue – an azure planet far off in the skies that features treasure, new lands and mythical beasts to experience. Players take on the role of Nazca, a young man living with his sister in a small village. After […]

    SQUARE ENIX CONTINUES SUCCESSFUL MOBILE RPG SERIES WITH CHAOS RINGS III  

    Square Enix, Inc. today announced that Chaos Rings ® III, the latest game in the popular Chaos Rings series, is now available on iOS and Android devices. Arriving largely due to high demand from mobile and role-playing game fans, Chaos Rings IIIrepresents the best in a series that is already renowned as a pioneer in full-length mobile RPGs.Chaos Rings III is set within Neo Paleo, a maritime city on a floating continent where adventurers gather to realize their dreams of reaching Marble Blue – an azure planet far off in the skies that features treasure, new lands and mythical beasts to experience. Players take on the role of Nazca, a young man living with his sister in a small village. After […]

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  • Prepare for a globetrotting Call of Duty® DLC experience like no other, against the backdrops of several of the greatest monuments around the world in Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Supremacy. On June 2, the third DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, and Sledgehammer Games, will be available first on the Xbox Live online entertainment network for Xbox One and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, with other platforms to follow. From the famed steps of Parliament in London, to the snowy confines of the Kremlin in Moscow, players will experience a diverse landscape of multiplayer mayhem, including the return of one of the most iconic […]

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Supremacy

    Prepare for a globetrotting Call of Duty® DLC experience like no other, against the backdrops of several of the greatest monuments around the world in Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Supremacy. On June 2, the third DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, and Sledgehammer Games, will be available first on the Xbox Live online entertainment network for Xbox One and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, with other platforms to follow. From the famed steps of Parliament in London, to the snowy confines of the Kremlin in Moscow, players will experience a diverse landscape of multiplayer mayhem, including the return of one of the most iconic […]

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  • New Set to Release on July 17 Marks Pivotal Moment in Magic’s History and Lore   Wizards of the Coast announced today Magic Origins, a new Magic: The Gathering set releasing this July. This pivotal new set reveals the origin stories of five of Magic‘s most beloved Planeswalker characters.   In the Magic: The Gathering Multiverse, some mages are born with a rare gift, simply known as “the spark.” When such mages face a great ordeal, their spark’s potential is unleashed, elevating them to become Planeswalkers and travel between the planes of the Multiverse. Magic Origins will reveal for the first time these pivotal moments for five Planeswalkers: Gideon Jura, Jace Beleren, Liliana Vess, Chandra Nalaar, and Nissa Revane.   […]

    MAGIC: THE GATHERING ANNOUNCES MAGIC ORIGINS

    New Set to Release on July 17 Marks Pivotal Moment in Magic’s History and Lore   Wizards of the Coast announced today Magic Origins, a new Magic: The Gathering set releasing this July. This pivotal new set reveals the origin stories of five of Magic‘s most beloved Planeswalker characters.   In the Magic: The Gathering Multiverse, some mages are born with a rare gift, simply known as “the spark.” When such mages face a great ordeal, their spark’s potential is unleashed, elevating them to become Planeswalkers and travel between the planes of the Multiverse. Magic Origins will reveal for the first time these pivotal moments for five Planeswalkers: Gideon Jura, Jace Beleren, Liliana Vess, Chandra Nalaar, and Nissa Revane.   […]

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  • Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, a next-generation, third-person action game set in Middle-earth that explores an original story of vengeance and redemption. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is in development for PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. In Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, gamers take on the role of Talion, a valiant ranger whose family is slain in front of him the night Sauron and his army return to Mordor, moments before his own life is taken. Resurrected by a Spirit of vengeance and empowered with Wraith abilities, Talion ventures into Mordor and vows to destroy those who have wronged him.  Through the course of […]

    Shadow of Mordor

    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, a next-generation, third-person action game set in Middle-earth that explores an original story of vengeance and redemption. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is in development for PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. In Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, gamers take on the role of Talion, a valiant ranger whose family is slain in front of him the night Sauron and his army return to Mordor, moments before his own life is taken. Resurrected by a Spirit of vengeance and empowered with Wraith abilities, Talion ventures into Mordor and vows to destroy those who have wronged him.  Through the course of […]

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  • The true gamer can find entertainment just about anywhere in today’s world, with new and improved options popping up just about everywhere we look. Here are just a few examples that make this point quite clear: PC gamers can now go beyond simple arcade sites and access a massive variety of sophisticated games. Not only are there updated versions of the MMORPG games that have been popular for roughly a decade, but there are also fully adapted versions of console gaming experiences for PC. Those who do prefer simple arcade and puzzle games now have limitless options with the arrival of “app gaming.” From apps we can download on Facebook, to those that flood our mobile devices, there are thousands […]

    A Look at Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag

    The true gamer can find entertainment just about anywhere in today’s world, with new and improved options popping up just about everywhere we look. Here are just a few examples that make this point quite clear: PC gamers can now go beyond simple arcade sites and access a massive variety of sophisticated games. Not only are there updated versions of the MMORPG games that have been popular for roughly a decade, but there are also fully adapted versions of console gaming experiences for PC. Those who do prefer simple arcade and puzzle games now have limitless options with the arrival of “app gaming.” From apps we can download on Facebook, to those that flood our mobile devices, there are thousands […]

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  • Sold out PAX Australia videogame festival begins in one week! The first international Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) will begin in Australia next week from the 19th to 21st of July. The show completely sold out of tickets in March of this year and features a robust expo hall, console, PC, and tabletop gaming, two nights of game themed concerts, and over 60 panels and presentations. Featured Sessions and Events Opening keynote by Ron Gilbert, creator of iconic LucasArts adventure games such as Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island. Q&A sessions with Penny Arcade founders Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik. Exclusive Rooster Teeth presentation featuring Burnie Burns, Gus Sorola, and Jack Pattillo from Red vs Blue and Achievement Hunter. International developers such as BioWare and […]

    Sold out PAX Australia videogame festival begins in one week!

    Sold out PAX Australia videogame festival begins in one week! The first international Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) will begin in Australia next week from the 19th to 21st of July. The show completely sold out of tickets in March of this year and features a robust expo hall, console, PC, and tabletop gaming, two nights of game themed concerts, and over 60 panels and presentations. Featured Sessions and Events Opening keynote by Ron Gilbert, creator of iconic LucasArts adventure games such as Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island. Q&A sessions with Penny Arcade founders Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik. Exclusive Rooster Teeth presentation featuring Burnie Burns, Gus Sorola, and Jack Pattillo from Red vs Blue and Achievement Hunter. International developers such as BioWare and […]

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