GAMEPLAY: Middle-earth: Shadow of War Reveals First Gameplay Video

Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment revealed the first gameplay footage of Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

This Gameplay Walkthrough introduces viewers to the next generation of the innovative Nemesis System with the addition of Nemesis Fortresses, where players must utilize different strategies to conquer dynamic strongholds and forge their personalized Orc army. In this video, Talion and Celebrimbor, who return as the Bright Lord, must lead a fortress assault on the mountain valley of Seregost and take it from one of Sauron's Overlords. To succeed, they will use the power of the New Ring to recruit Followers during enemy encounters—a new mechanic allowing gamers to establish entirely new stories of loyalty, betrayal and revenge. This Gameplay Walkthrough is just one of the millions of possibilities that players will experience in Middle-earth: Shadow of War.

The Official Middle-earth: Shadow of War Gameplay Walkthrough Video can be viewed below.

Set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth: Shadow of War is an open-world action RPG that continues the original narrative of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Players will be engrossed in a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be available for Xbox One, Project Scorpio, Windows 10 PC (Windows Store and Steam), PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro beginning August 23, 2017.

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 - Marvel’s Ant-Man And The Wasp DLC Pack Released

2018 07 04 00009
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today the release of Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp Character and Level Pack, the new DLC for LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2. The pack, available at $4.95 RRP, adds a level and characters inspired by the classic comic series, in celebration of the upcoming film, Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and the Wasp, in theaters nationwide July 5th.

The all-new action-packed original game level takes Ant-Man and the Wasp to Hank Pym’s forgotten research lab, where his old adversary Egghead is hatching a fiendish plan. Players are tasked with battling Egghead’s goons and a giant chicken mech, in an unforgettable adventure. New unlockable characters Ant-Man (Ant-Man and the Wasp), Wasp (Hope van Dyne), Egghead, Crossfire, Stinger (Cassie Lang), The Human Fly, Giant-Man (Raz Malhotra), and Ghost add to the main game’s roster of over 200 Super Heroes and Super Villains.

LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2 is an all-new, epic adventure and sequel to the smash hit, LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes. This original branching storyline, co-written by award-winning comics writer Kurt Busiek, transports players into a cosmic battle across a myriad of Marvel locations ripped from time and space into the incredible Open Hub World of Chronopolis. Packed with signature LEGO® humour for fans of all ages, gamers will go head-to-head with the time-travelling Kang the Conqueror in this fun-filled journey spanning the Marvel Universe.

The Ant-Man and the Wasp character and level pack can be purchased separately or as part of the Season Pass which includes six Level Packs and four Character Packs, including the previously released Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Black Panther, Runaways, Cloak & Dagger and Infinity War content, and the Champions, Out of Time, and Agents of Atlas Character Packs. The Season Pass is available for $22.95 suggested retail price or as part of the LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2 Deluxe Edition on digital stores.

LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2 is available on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™, and Windows PC.

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LEGO Worlds Adding Iconic “Classic Space” DLC Pack For Intergalactic Exploration & Adventure

2017 06 15 00030
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO® Group announced that the Classic Space, the first downloadable themed content pack for LEGO® Worlds, will be available July 5 for $5.95.

The Classic Space Pack will include brand new quests, characters, builds, and vehicles from the wildly popular LEGO® Space playsets. Players can blast off and explore the farthest reaches of space and embark on new adventures with friends as they travel across Worlds in a Space Buggy, fly through the atmosphere in the Space Cruiser, excavate the new Moon biome in the Mineral Detector, or land the one man spaceship on the new Classic Space Theme World!

It was also announced that LEGO® Worlds will be coming to Nintendo Switch™ this Spring and is now available for pre-order. The physical version features access to two bonus packs of premium DLC including Classic Space, and a digital version features the base game with the DLC available separately on the eShop.

LEGO® Worlds, a galaxy of imaginative worlds made of digital LEGO® bricks where players can explore, discover and create together, is currently available for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and STEAM.

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War Xbox One X Enhancements Now Available

2017 11 06 00034Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has now released the new Xbox One X update for Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™, providing various enhancements that take full advantage of the newly released console’s engine.

As part of this update, Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ allows players to enjoy an immersive, true 4K and HDR (High Dynamic Range) gaming experience for Xbox One X. Once the update is downloaded, gamers can choose from two enhanced modes that Shadow of War™ offers for the console. The first option focuses on resolution with increased texture detail, targeting native 4K. The second option focuses on overall quality with increased draw distances, improved shadow and lighting conditions, increased vegetation, improved ambient occlusion, higher polygon counts and texture filtering improvements, all optimised for Xbox One X.

Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ is also an Xbox Play Anywhere title, allowing players to purchase the digital version of the game through the Xbox Store or Windows 10 Store, then enjoy Shadow of War™ on the Xbox family of consoles or Windows 10 PC. Therefore, gamers can bring all saves, game add-ons and achievements with them to both Xbox One and Windows 10 platforms at no additional cost.

*Please note, 4K and HDR viewing is dependent on the screen players are viewing/gaming on.

Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ is now available for the Xbox One family of consoles, Windows 10 PC through the Windows 10 Store, Steam, PlayStation® 4 and PlayStation® 4 Pro.

Set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ is an open world action RPG that continues the original narrative of Middle-earth™: Shadow of Mordor™. Players will be engrossed in a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories.

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TRAILER: Hitman 2 Elusive Target #1 Starring Sean Bean, FREE For All Players Today

2018 11 20 00005
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive released the first Elusive Target mission in HITMAN™ 2 starring actor Sean Bean as former MI5 agent turned freelance assassin, Mark Faba. Notoriously known as “The Undying,” Faba’s reputation as a master of faking his own death is second to none, ultimately causing the International Contract Agency (ICA) to put an imposing bounty on his head. In this Elusive Target mission, entitled The Undying, players have one chance to stop Faba before he can utilize his expert surveillance, infiltration and demolition skills to complete a contract at the Global Innovation Race event in Miami, and if anyone can take him down for the last time, it’s Agent 47.

To get started, the full Mission Briefing video is available now with useful intel on Faba’s expected movements, viable approaches, favorable disguises and other helpful tips.

Elusive Target No. 1 is available today (Nov. 20) through Dec. 4 so players will only have one chance to successfully take out The Undying during this 14-day period. And by playing the Elusive Target mission and completing the Explosive Penmanship challenge, gamers can unlock and add the new, fan-selected Explosive Pen weapon to their inventory.

In HITMAN™ 2, Elusive Targets are unique, high-stakes contracts that are only available for a limited time. These missions are FREE for all players, allowing one chance to assassinate the target and if not successfully completed, the contract cannot be retried. The Undying Elusive Target mission is the first of various post-launch, free live content updates that players can enjoy in HITMAN™ 2.

HITMAN™ 2 is the follow-up to the internationally acclaimed video game, HITMAN™. Featuring entirely new hyper-detailed sandbox locations full of living, breathing environments to explore, HITMAN™ 2 offers players the freedom to plan the ultimate assassination utilizing an assortment of tools, weapons, disguises and a variety of stealth techniques to creatively trigger their own unique chain of events.

HITMAN™ 2 introduces new ways to play with Sniper Assassin, a standalone mode that brings a co-op experience to the Hitman™ series for the first time, allowing two players to work together online to take down their targets. HITMAN™ 2 also features a unique and brand-new take on 1-versus-1 multiplayer competition with Ghost Mode, allowing players to put their assassination skills to the ultimate test while competing against each other online, both as Agent 47.

HITMAN™ 2 is available now for PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® 4 Pro, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and PC.

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TRAILER: Injustice 2 First Gameplay Trailer Revealed

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios has revealed the first gameplay trailer for Injustice 2, sequel to the hit fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us.

Unveiled during the live stream of ESL Mortal Kombat X Pro League Season 3 Finals, the trailer showcases classic fan favorites Batman, Superman, Supergirl and Aquaman, as well as astonishing new villains Actrocitus and Gorilla Grodd.

In development by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, Injustice 2 features a massive roster of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains and allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters. The game will be available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2017.

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TRAILER: Join The Chase With The Launch Of LEGO City Undercover

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group® today announced the launch of LEGO® CITY Undercover™, an action-packed adventure where players must assume the identity of undercover police officer, Chase McCain, and track down the fiendish Rex Fury to finally put an end to his city-wide crime wave.

Developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, LEGO CITY Undercover is now available for the PlayStation®4 & Xbox One®

LEGO CITY Undercover allows both longtime fans and newcomers alike to explore the sprawling, open-world metropolis that is LEGO® CITY with more than 20 unique districts to investigate, filled with car thieves to bust, vehicles to navigate, mischievous aliens to capture, lost pigs to rescue and of course, hundreds of collectibles. For the first time, LEGO CITY Undercover will feature a two-player cooperative mode for gamers to track down criminals as a team.

“Between solving crimes in the hilarious original storyline and exploring the vast open-world city, LEGO CITY Undercover is the perfect game for friends and families to play together,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games.

As a man of many talents, Chase McCain has eight disguises to choose from, each with unique skills and abilities to infiltrate every corner of the city and access places only he can. Chase is joined by officer Frank Honey, Chief of Police Dunby and paramedic Natalia Kowalski, who are just a few of the more than 300 unlockable and playable characters that gamers will meet throughout their adventure. With 15 special assignments to complete, the game brings together witty, original storytelling with signature LEGO humor to create a fun-filled experience for players of all ages.

LEGO CITY Undercover is rated PG Mild Violence and is now available for PlayStation 4 system, Xbox One at a suggested retail price of $89.95.

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TRAILER: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Official Announcement Trailer Revealed

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released the Official Announcement Trailer for LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2, featuring an expanded lineup of iconic Marvel Super Heroes and Super Villains from different eras and realities, including Guardians of the Galaxy characters, Groot, Rocket Raccoon, Star-Lord, Gamora and Drax as well as Doctor Strange, Doctor Octopus, Green Goblin, Spider-Gwen, Spider-Man Noir, Spider-Man 2099, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, Iron Man, Ms. Marvel, Ant-Man, Captain Marvel, Kang the Conqueror and a whole lot more!

LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2 is an all-new, epic adventure and sequel to the smash hit, LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes. This original branching storyline, co-written by comic book veteran Kurt Busiek, transports players into a cosmic battle across a myriad of Marvel locations ripped from time and space into the incredible open hub world of Chronopolis.

Packed with signature LEGO® humour for fans of all ages, gamers will go head-to-head with the time-travelling Kang the Conqueror through Ancient Egypt, The Old West, Sakaar, New York City in 2099 and many other Marvel settings.

LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2 will be available November 15, 2017 for PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC. The game will be released for Nintendo Switch™ this holiday.

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TRAILER: Psyonix, Warner Bros And DC Entertainment Announce DC Super Heroes DLC Pack

2018 02 21 00049
Psyonix, independent video game developer and publisher, in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment, announced today the DC Super Heroes DLC Pack for Rocket League. The pack includes two premium Battle-Cars and a bevy of cosmetic items inspired by the greatest heroes that inhabit the DC universe.

The content included in the DC Super Heroes DLC Pack is:

2 Premium Batman Battle-Cars
* The Dark Knight Rises Tumbler from Warner Bros. Pictures’ The Dark Knight Rises
* The '89 Batmobile from Warner Bros. Pictures’ Batman

DC Super Hero Themed Items
* Aquaman - Breakout Decal and Player Banner
* Batman - Paladin Decal and Player Banner
* Cyborg - Roadhog Decal and Player Banner
* DC - Player Banner (previously released in Collector’s Edition)
* Flash - Wheels, Venom Decal, Player Banner, and Speed Force Boost (Wheels and Player Banner previously released in Collector’s Edition)
* Green Arrow - Hotshot Decal and Player Banner
* Green Lantern - Merc Decal and Player Banner
* Superman - Octane Decal and Player Banner
* Wonder Woman - Wheels, X-Devil Decal, and Player Banner

The DLC is licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on behalf of DC Entertainment. It will be priced at $3.99 USD (or regional equivalent) and will be available for download on all platforms on March 5.

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TRAILER: Warner Bros & Disney Announce Cars 3: Driven To Win

Racers, start your engines! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media today announced details about Cars 3: Driven to Win, the world-class competitive racing game that features beloved characters from the upcoming Disney•Pixar Cars 3 film in an entirely new interactive experience. Cars 3:

Driven to Win is being developed by Avalanche Software, newly re-opened under Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and will be available for the PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch™ and Wii U™ beginning in June 2017.

“It’s been an amazing experience to work with the team at Pixar once again for this new game for the beloved Cars franchise,” said John Blackburn, Vice President and General Manager, Avalanche Software. “With Cars 3: Driven to Win, we wanted to create a game that allows fans to extend their experience with this great film, and also feel the thrill of speeding through the tracks, participating in races, and mastering tricks and techniques for fun with the whole family.”

Picking up after the final big race in the film, Cars 3: Driven to Win extends the storyline of Cars 3 with all-new action packed adventures and takes players through a high-speed competition that is filled with both familiar and new faces. Players will be able to join Lightning McQueen and Cruz Ramirez as they prepare to take on rival racer Jackson Storm. The game features more than 20 customisable playable characters including popular heroes from the Cars franchise and next generation racers. Players can also select their favorite race environments from a series of iconic settings from the film, such as Radiator Springs and Florida International Speedway, with over 20 unique tracks to choose from across 13 different locations.

Cars 3: Driven to Win is a game that empowers players to master their driving skills for the ultimate competitive racing experience. With six thrilling modes for gamers to learn and advance their abilities, players can progress their character through training and tests of racing proficiency that unlock new modes, tracks, characters and more. Players can hone a wide variety of skills and abilities including Drifting, Turbo, Two-wheel Driving, Driving Backwards and Side-Bash. Each unique mode and ability allows players to explore the deeper gameplay mechanics and earn rewards for their expertise. Cars 3: Driven to Win provides an exhilarating, action-packed experience where training and skill give players an edge in a racing experience that anyone can win.

Additionally, players will be able to experience Cars 3: Driven to Win with their friends or on their own to perfect the various racing styles and modes available to them. Available for pre-order now, the game will include local split-screen cooperative play, allowing players to compete or team up and play at home together, making it easy for friends and family members to join the race – and the fun – at any time.

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TRAILER: Warner Bros & IO Interactive Announce Hitman 2

2018 06 08 00076
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and independent game developer, IO Interactive, today announced HITMAN™ 2, the follow-up to the acclaimed international video game, HITMAN™. Featuring entirely new hyper-detailed sandboxes full of living, breathing environments to explore, HITMAN 2 offers players the freedom to plan the ultimate assassination utilizing an assortment of tools, weapons, disguises and a variety of stealth techniques to creatively trigger their own unique chain of events. HITMAN 2 will be available for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®4 Pro computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and PC beginning November 13, 2018.

“We are thrilled to partner with IO Interactive on HITMAN 2 and bring the latest game in this iconic franchise to the passionate HITMAN fanbase and new players,” said David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “IO Interactive has done a fantastic job with the Hitman franchise, and this new game will provide a distinct gameplay experience for players to be creative in larger sandbox locations.”

“We are very proud to announce HITMAN 2 as the next exciting chapter in our ever-expanding world of assassination. Building on the success of our previous game, HITMAN 2 introduces exciting new features, new modes and franchise firsts to make for a larger and richer game,” said Hakan Abrak, CEO, IO Interactive. “We couldn’t have wished for a better partner than Warner Bros. to bring this game to our passionate community and introduce new players to our universe. Welcome back 47!”

HITMAN 2 takes players on a global adventure across a mix of bustling international locations, including a vibrant Miami setting with the colorful ambience of an in-progress motorsport race bringing a new backdrop to the series. From sun-drenched streets to dark and dangerous rainforests, each intricate location provides multiple paths to discover and unparalleled game depth.

Continuing the ultimate spy thriller story, HITMAN 2 allows players to take on the role of the masterful Agent 47 and embark on a mission to hunt the elusive Shadow Client and unravel his militia once and for all. However, when 47 learns the hidden truth about his past, nothing will ever be the same.

HITMAN 2 introduces new ways to play with the Sniper Assassin mode, a standalone feature that brings a co-op experience to the Hitman series for the first time, allowing two players to work together online to take down their targets. Sniper Assassin can also be enjoyed in a single player mode for those who want to play as Agent 47.

Sniper Assassin is available to play now as an early access bonus for consumers who pre-order the HITMAN 2 Standard, Gold or Collector’s Edition.

As an additional pre-order bonus, full game early access will be available for Gold or Collector’s Edition owners four days before release. For more information, visit www.hitman.comwww.hitman.com 

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TRAILER: Warner Bros and DC Entertainment Launches Injustice 2 Legendary Edition

2018 03 28 00053
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Injustice™ 2 - Legendary Edition, the upcoming version of the hit videogame Injustice™ 2, is available now in the Americas for PlayStation®4, PlayStation®4 Pro, Xbox One, Xbox One X and PC via Steam and the Microsoft Store.

Injustice™ 2 – Legendary Edition offers the expanded version of the critically acclaimed Injustice™ 2, which has been nominated for nearly 50 awards, and was honoured as Fighting Game of the Year by 13 organisations including the 21st D.I.C.E. Awards, The Game Awards 2017, IGN and Game Informer.

Developed by NetherRealm Studios, Injustice™ 2 - Legendary Edition offers the ultimate DC Super Hero and Super-Villain fighting game experience and packages the main game with the following downloadable content:

● All downloadable playable characters: Darkseid, Red Hood, Starfire, Sub-Zero, Black Manta, Raiden, Hellboy, Atom, Enchantress and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

● Premiere skins available from the Injustice™ 2 Ultimate Edition including Power Girl, John Stewart Green Lantern, Reverse-Flash, Grid and Black Lightning each with unique looks, voices, and dialogue.

In addition to the packaged content, enhancements that will be for available to all Injustice™ 2 - Legendary Edition and Injustice™ 2 owners include:

• The introduction of the Learn Hub, the game’s expanded tutorial
• New Gear items for all characters have been added
• The character level cap is increased to 30
• A new Augment Slot is available at level 30

Injustice™ 2 is the super-powered sequel to the hit game Injustice™: Gods Among Us that allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favourite DC characters. Featuring a massive selection of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, players can personalise iconic DC characters with unique and powerful gear earned throughout the game. Additionally, for the first time, gamers can take control of how their characters look, fight and develop across a variety of game modes.

For more information about Injustice™ 2 please visit www.injustice.comwww.injustice.com 

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TRAILER: Warner Bros Announces Injustice 2

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment yesterday announced Injustice 2, the super-powered sequel to the hit game Injustice™: Gods Among Us. The newest game in development from the award-winning NetherRealm Studios features a massive roster of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains and allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favourite DC characters. Injustice™ 2 will be available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One in 2017.

“In Injustice™ 2, we are introducing new features that will change the way fans play fighting games,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios. “We’re always interested in pushing the genre forward and allowing players to customise and level-up their favourite DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains is a significant leap.”

“Expanding the DC Universe in games continues to be one of our top priorities, and Injustice™ 2 showcases amazing gameplay and an original story to bring the characters to life for players,” said David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “NetherRealm Studios is offering fans an experience of customising and battling with DC’s iconic characters in an entirely new way.”

Injustice™ 2 offers the latest DC fighting game experience that expands on the previous title’s larger-than-life showdowns. Every battle defines you in a game where players personalise iconic DC characters with unique and powerful gear earned throughout the game. For the first time gamers can take control of how their characters look, fight and develop across a variety of game modes.

Injustice™ 2 continues the epic cinematic story introduced in Injustice™: Gods Among Us as Batman and his allies work towards putting the pieces of society back together while struggling against those who want to restore Superman’s regime. In the midst of the chaos, a new threat appears that will put Earth’s existence at risk. Players can play from the biggest DC roster ever offered in a fighting game, from classic fan favourites such as Batman, Superman, Supergirl and Aquaman, to astonishing new villains like Atrocitus and Gorilla Grodd. Battles will take place across arenas that have evolved in scale and span across iconic locations such as Metropolis, Gotham City and Atlantis.

To celebrate the announcement of Injustice™ 2, fans who have downloaded the hugely successful Injustice™: Gods Among Us mobile game can unlock the Injustice™ 2 versions of Superman and Aquaman through the in-game Challenge Modes. Released in 2013 and developed from the ground up by NetherRealm Studios, the Injustice™: Gods Among Us mobile game is available as a free download on the App Store and Google Play.

For more information or to join the Injustice 2 conversation, visit www.injustice.comwww.injustice.com 

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TRAILER: Warner Bros Announces Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War, Sequel To Critically-Acclaimed Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Middle-earth: Shadow of War™, the sequel to the critically-acclaimed Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor™, winner of more than 50 industry awards, including 2015 Game Developers Choice Awards’ Game of the Year, Outstanding Innovation in Gaming at the 2015 D.I.C.E. Awards and the BAFTA for Game Design. Developed by Monolith Productions, Middle-earth: Shadow of War features an original story with the return of Talion and Celebrimbor, who must go behind enemy lines to forge an army and turn all of Mordor against the Dark Lord, Sauron.

In Middle-earth: Shadow of War, players wield a new Ring of Power and confront the deadliest of enemies, including Sauron and his Nazgul, in a monumental battle for Middle-earth. The open-world action-adventure game is brought to life through the expansion of the award-winning Nemesis System. The robust personalization from the first game is now applied to the entire world where the environments and characters are all shaped by player actions and decisions, creating a personal world unique to every gameplay experience.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be available for Xbox One, Project Scorpio, Windows 10 PC (Windows Store and Steam), PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®4 Pro beginning August 23, 2017. Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be available as an Xbox Play Anywhere title.



“Monolith Productions continues to innovate by introducing deeper, more personalized gameplay experiences, coupled with authentic storytelling,” said David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Middle-earth: Shadow of War truly drives the genre forward by taking the Nemesis System to new heights and allowing players to create their own personal journey within Middle-earth.”

“Following the amazing reception to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, we massively expanded every dimension of the game, including the world, the story, the RPG systems, the core gameplay and of course the personal player stories of the Nemesis System,” said Michael de Plater, Vice President, Creative, Monolith Productions. “As lifelong fans of Middle-earth, we are so grateful to have the privilege to bring to life the most incredible fantasy world ever created in a new way, for a new generation. With Middle-earth: Shadow of War, we can’t wait to see the amazing stories players are going to create and share.”

The innovative Nemesis System created unique personal stories through procedurally-generated enemies who remember every encounter and are differentiated by their personality, strengths and weaknesses. Middle-earth: Shadow of War expands this innovation with the introduction of Followers who bring about entirely new stories of loyalty, betrayal and revenge. The Nemesis System is also expanded to create a unique personal world through Nemesis Fortresses, which allows players to utilize different strategies to conquer dynamic strongholds and create personalized worlds with their unique Orc army.

Set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth: Shadow of War continues the original narrative of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Players will be engrossed in a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, even more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories.

As an Xbox Play Anywhere title, players can purchase a digital version of Middle-earth: Shadow of War once and play it on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. Gamers can pick up where they left off on another Xbox One or Windows 10 PC, bringing all the saves, game add-ons and achievements with them at no additional cost.

For more information or to join the Middle-earth: Shadow of War conversation, visit www.shadowofwar.comwww.shadowofwar.com 

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TRAILER: Warner Bros Announces Scribblenauts Showdown

2018 01 17 00005
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Scribblenauts™ Showdown, a new video game based on the inventive franchise that expands upon the puzzle-action series’ creativity by introducing two new party game modes for one to four players. Scribblenauts™ Showdown will be available March 7 for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One.

“Scribblenauts™ Showdown delivers imaginative fun and the humour that Scribblenauts™ fans love with new social elements to challenge friends and family,” said Steven Chiang, Executive Vice President, Production, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Players of all skill levels will enjoy testing their creativity in the fast-paced, head-to-head party style gameplay.”

In the game’s Showdown mode, up to four players face off and imagine their way to victory through card-based strategy and creative skill. “Wordy” mini-games require unleashing the best object or character from the vast Scribblenauts™ dictionary of over thirty thousand words to outsmart an opponent. Action-oriented “Speedy” mini-games reward the player who completes a given challenge first. A board game style map displays players’ progress. With multiple ways to make up ground, every player has a chance to win, which keeps the excitement going until the end!

In Versus mode, two players can go head-to-head in more than 25 mini-games that vary in every session. The mini-games can also be enjoyed by a single player. Versus mode allows continuous play of games by shuffling players into game after game for non-stop fun.

Sandbox mode, the Scribblenauts™ series’ cherished creative playground, allows one or two players to solve objectives in eight new levels by summoning any object they can imagine and earn hidden Starites and achievements. Players can also let their imaginations run wild by unleashing whatever objects they can think of and watching them interact in unexpected ways.

Adding to the family fun, players can either choose, or design, their own original Scribblenaut™ to represent them throughout the game, all drawn in the classic Scribblenauts™ art style. The Scribblenaut™ can be further customised with unique clothing and quirky accessories by earning Starites and completing achievements.

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TRAILER: Warner Bros Announces The Launch Of Scribblenauts Showdown

2018 03 07 00009
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced the launch of Scribblenauts™ Showdown, a new video game in the inventive puzzle-action series that introduces fast-paced, multiplayer party experiences for one to four players. Scribblenauts™ Showdown is now available for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One®.

“It is exciting to bring the fan favourite, creative Scribblenauts™ franchise to this generation of consoles in a whole new, party game with Scribblenauts™ Showdown,” said Steven Chiang, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Production and Studios, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Family and friends can compete using their imaginations to solve puzzle and game challenges while going head-to-head.”

Up to four players can face off and imagine their way to victory in Showdown Mode, utilising Scribblenauts™ Showdown’s vast dictionary to outsmart their opponents. With over thirty-five thousand words, almost any object can be conjured as players travel across a board game style map taking part in over twenty-five mini-games. ‘Wordy’ games require imagination to utilise the best object or character in a variety of scenarios, while ‘Speedy’ games pit players against each other in a race to complete an assortment of humourous challenges. With card-based skills and strategies unleashed throughout Showdown Mode, each game is unpredictable, keeping the fun flowing until the end.

One or two players can also experience each of Scribblenauts™ Showdown’s unique mini-games in Versus mode, going head-to-head in special challenges such as: a madcap medieval duel fought with conjured weapons, or a ferocious tower battle where players must hurl anything they can imagine at their opponent’s fortress. Players will also experience wood-cutting shenanigans, tug-of-war brawls, and a fast-paced eating contest, with a Scribblenauts™ twist.

The Scribblenauts™ series’ beloved Sandbox mode also returns. Players can create almost anything they can imagine while earning achievements and Starites across eight unique levels. This mode can be experienced solo or with a friend, leading to hilarious hijinks as objects and creatures collide in surprising ways.

Players can choose or create their own original Scribblenaut with dozens of customization options. By competing in the various game modes and earning Starites, new wacky accessories, hair styles and clothing can be unlocked, offering an endless range of creative possibilities.

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TRAILER: Warner Bros Unveils New Injustice 2 Story Trailer “The Lines are Redrawn”

Witness the story set in motion in Injustice™: Gods Among Us as new DC characters join the fight and shape the actions that unfold in the upcoming sequel.

Injustice™ 2 will release for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One beginning May 17, 2017

Injustice™ 2 is NetherRealm Studios' super-powered sequel to the hit game Injustice™: Gods Among Us that allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters. Featuring a massive selection of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, Injustice™ 2 continues the epic cinematic story introduced in Injustice™: Gods Among Us as Batman and his allies work towards putting the pieces of society back together while struggling against those who want to restore Superman’s™ regime. In the midst of the chaos, a new threat appears that will put Earth’s existence at risk.

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TRAILER: Warner Bros, TT Games & The LEGO Group Announce The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group today announced The LEGO® NINJAGO® Movie Video Game that will allow players to delve into the world of the new big-screen animated adventure The LEGO NINJAGO Movie.

Developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game will be available for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™ and STEAM on September 22, 2017.

“The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game brings the non-stop action and thrilling combat of the film into the living room so kids can embark on their own Ninjago adventures,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games.

“Enhanced movements will help players traverse Ninjago with the fluidity and grace of a secret ninja warrior and improve their combat skills.”

“The LEGO Group is pleased to extend the Ninjago play experience with The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game,” said Sean McEvoy, VP Digital Games, The LEGO Group. “Fans will love playing as their favourite Ninjago heroes and joining an epic adventure of good versus evil.”

In the game, players battle their way through waves of enemies with honour and skill as their favorite ninjas Lloyd, Nya, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Master Wu to defend their home island of Ninjago from the evil Lord Garmadon and his Shark Army. To do so, they must master the art of Ninjagility which allows them to traverse Ninjago by wall-running, high-jumping and battling the foes of Ninjago to rank up and upgrade the ninja’s combat skills. Players can harness the power of Spinjitzu combat to defend Ninjago together.

The game features eight large, action-packed locations based on the story of The LEGO NINJAGO Movie. Each location includes its own unique Challenge Dojo where players can put their combat skills to the test and battle with increasingly tougher enemies. And with Battle Maps, players can go up against their friends and family in four different game modes, with competitive split-screen local gameplay for up to four players.

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TRAILER: Warner Bros, TT Games, The LEGO Group & Lucasfilms Announce LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm today announced LEGO® Star Wars™: The Force Awakens™, marking the triumphant return of the No. 1 LEGO videogame franchise, allowing players to relive the epic action from the blockbuster film in a fun-filled, humorous way that only a LEGO game can offer. Launching on June 29, 2016 in Australia and New Zealand, the game will introduce brand new gameplay mechanics to build, battle and fly through the galaxy like never before, as well as new story content exploring the time between Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, providing additional insight about the new movie and its characters.

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, will be available for PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system, Xbox One, Xbox 360, the Wii U™ system from Nintendo, the Nintendo 3DS™ family of systems and Windows PC.

“We’re extremely proud of the LEGO Star Wars videogames, truly an incredible franchise that has sold more than 33 million copies and helped ignite a passion for numerous fun-filled LEGO games enjoyed by countless gamers around the world,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be pushing the series forward with innovative new gameplay mechanics, while also exploring new parts of the universe that are sure to excite and delight both LEGO and Star Wars fans, as well as newcomers to our games.”

“We are thrilled to be bringing back the LEGO Star Wars videogame franchise, which kicked off such a beloved series of LEGO titles more than a decade ago,” said Ada Duan, Vice President, Digital Business & Franchise Management, Lucasfilm. “LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens allows players to experience the new film in a unique way that only TT Games can provide, combining signature humor with epic Star Wars action. With exclusive story content exploring new details about the movie and its characters, it’s a perfect fit for fans young and old.”

“We are delighted to return to the Star Wars Universe and continue the journey with the franchise that started it all for LEGO videogames.” said Niels Jørgensen, Vice President, Digital Games for the LEGO Group. “LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens will offer an amazing gaming experience covering not only the movie but also exclusive content with all the fun and humor you would expect from a LEGO game, while delivering the epic Star Wars adventure fans expect”

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens takes players deeper into the new film than any other game with all of the heroic characters from the movie, including Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, and BB-8, as well as Kylo Ren, General Hux and Captain Phasma, while also exploring iconic Star Wars locales, such as Jakku and Starkiller Base.

This action-packed adventure introduces new gameplay features, including the enhanced “Multi-Builds” system, where players can choose from multiple building options to advance the game. Gamers will be able to engage in intense new Blaster Battles for the first time, utilizing surrounding environments to drive back the First Order. Fans can also experience the thrill of high-speed flight gameplay through arena-based battles and dogfights in space, while utilizing a multitude of vehicles along the way, including the legendary Millennium Falcon.

PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 players will have access to exclusive downloadable content, the Droid Character Pack and the Phantom Limb Level Pack.

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