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Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms' latest development diary discusses backstory and lore with series creator Chris Bateman

Posted: 25.07.2014 by nickhorth1

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A new developer diary has been released for Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms, the sequel to 2005's action RPG Kult: Heretic Kingdoms.

In the video Chris Bateman, designer of the Heretic Kingdoms universe, talks to developer Game Farm's Peter Nagy about his role in the development process.

Indie developer Dylan Browne's sci-fi horror Caffeine starts new round of crowd-funding

Posted: 28.07.2014 by nickhorth1

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First time developer Dylan Browne is seeking another round of Indiegogo funding for his sci-fi horror adventure Caffeine.

The first time around the project made only $3,000 of a planned $40,000 goal - Browne is now asking for the far more modest sum of $5,000.

Square Enix announces pre-order story DLC for Lords of the Fallen

Posted: 28.07.2014 by nickhorth1

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Publisher Square Enix has announced that Ci Games' action RPG Lords of the Fallen will be getting a 'Day One Edition' that contains new story content, new weapons and a copy of the game's soundtrack.

All we know about said story content is that it's called The Monk's Decipher. An accompanying press release to the announcement say that it "offers more single player action, uncovering hidden secrets throughout the three worlds Harkyn explores in Lords of the Fallen."

Director's Cut of Shadowrun: Dragonfall coming this September

Posted: 28.07.2014 by nickhorth1

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Interesting news for fans of Harebrained Schemes' rather good Kickstarter RPG Shadowrun Returns - the game's Dragonfall expansion will receive an upgraded Director's Cut edition later this year, with a bunch of newly added content.

The best news? If you already own the expansion, or backed the Kickstarter campaign for the core game, you'll get the new version for free.

The mighty Mako will return in the next Mass Effect game

Posted: 28.07.2014 by nickhorth1

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Good news for fans of dodgy yet somehow loveable vehicles - according to Bioware the mighty Mako will make a return in the next Mass Effect game.

The Escapist report
that due to a new focus on exploration, players will be able to customise the all-terrain vehicle to their own liking, and Bioware are apparently making sure that handling "is as responsive as possible". How boring of them.

The Walking Dead will return for a third season, Telltale confirms

Posted: 28.07.2014 by nickhorth1

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Telltale Games has confirmed that its zombie adventure game The Walking Dead will return for a third series - whether any of the characters will make it that far remains to be seen.

Franchise creator Robert Kirkman and Telltale president Kevin Bruner announced the continuation at San Diego Comic Con this week.

So now we know who Talion's wraith really is in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Posted: 28.07.2014 by nickhorth1

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I'm going to put a *spoiler warning* here just in case people would rather head into Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor without knowing anything of the game's plot - Monolith has released a story trailer revealing the identity of the mysterious wraith that possesses main character Talion and allows him to master his supernatural powers.

It's none other than Celebrimbor, the fabulously named elf who forged the Rings of Power (including the One Ring) evil overlord Sauron used to dominate Middle-earth.

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion gets ultimate retail New Frontiers Edition

Posted: 25.07.2014 by nickhorth1

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An ultimate retail edition of Ironclad Games' space RTS Sins of a Solar Empire is now available. Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion - New Frontiers Edition pack together the core game and its Forbidden Worlds DLC expansion.

Forbidden Worlds was released last month, and added a bunch of new planet types, technologies and bonuses. It was the first DLC in the Sins series' history.

Dragonborn are the next race coming to Neverwinter

Posted: 25.07.2014 by nickhorth1

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Neverwinter is certainly focusing on the dragons side of the Dungeons & Dragons experience over the next few months. Not only is new module Tyranny of Dragons coming in August, but the next race to be added to Cryptic Studio's free-to-play MMO has just been confirmed - it's the dragonborn.

If you've ever wanted to play a dragon without having to worry about crushing your fellow adventurers into paste every time you sit down, here's the closest you can get.
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