Stay Puft Joins The Ghostbusters In Lego Dimensions

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In the motion-picture world, the Ghostbusters kiled Stay Puft, a towering titan of marshmallows that ended up splattered across half of New York City. In the video game world, this iconic film villain is teaming up with his adversaries in Lego Dimensions. He's one of the new playable characters announced by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Traveller's Tales at Gamescom today.

To get your hands on all of the Ghostbusters content in Lego Dimensions, you'll need to purchase the Level Pack that comes with Peter Venkman and Ecto-1, and two separate Fun Packs – one offering Stay Puft, and the other containing Slimer. The Level Packs retail for $29.99. Fun Packs are $14.99.

Lego Dimensions ships on September 27 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. For more on Lego Dimensions, check out the new trailer for the game's Adventure World.

The Fateful Events Leading Up To Final Fantasy XV

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The Fateful Events Leading Up To Final Fantasy XV

In FF XV, player control Crown Prince Noctis, who is on the run with his comrades after Niflheim launches a surprise attack on the Kingdom of Lucis. The latest trailer for the game shows what happened 15 years earlier to help set the wheels in motion.

Niflheim take control of Lucis under the guise of a peace offer, seizing the kingdom's crown city and crystal. Noctis is also in this position partly due to events 15 years earlier.

Final Fantasy XV is in development for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. 

Need For Speed Taps Real-Life Street Racing Icons

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Need For Speed Taps Real-Life Street Racing Icons

Ghost Games says it wants to get back to street racing culture with the November 3 reboot, and the developer has announced it is working with five real-life street racing icons to help achieve this goal.

The icons will be featured in the game as part of the changing narrative influenced by player choice, and these icons also form the racing styles around which you earn reputation.

Here are the icons, with text direct from EA:

Family Remains A Prime Motivator In Mafia III’s Brutal Reveal Trailer

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Family Remains A Prime Motivator In Mafia III’s Brutal Reveal Trailer

Last week, 2K Games teased the first image from Hangar 13’s inaugural game, Mafia III. There was plenty to glean from it, but now we have a trailer that delivers critical information about the title’s setting, character, and basic setup. If you’re ready to dive into the world of the Italian mob again, be prepared to see things from a different perspective.

Watch the clip below to learn more about the game’s new hero, Lincoln Clay, a Vietnam vet who comes back home to New Orleans in 1968 only to have everything ripped away from him. As the Animals’ “House of the Rising Sun” plays on the radio, Lincoln breaks down just how the Italian mob messed up when it decided to double-cross his family.

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Meet The Many Adventure Worlds

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From Springfield to Middle-earth, the latest trailer for Lego Dimensions details the many worlds you will be able to visit in the upcoming game.

These are the worlds that can be added with expansions outside of the core, introductory game. You will see, as referenced above, Middle-earth from Lord of the Rings, Springfield from The Simpsons, Gotham City from the Batman universe, and both the future and past from Back to the Future, among others. There are 14 planned Adventure Worlds for the game, each being a large open area to explore.

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New Call Of Duty: Black Ops III Screens Engage From All Sides

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New Call Of Duty: Black Ops III Screens Engage From All Sides

The future still needs soldiers. Black Ops III may take place decades after Black Ops II, but somebody still needs to fight the good fight. Today's batch of screens for Black Ops III shows off action from the game's multiplayer as well as campaign modes.

The multiplayer shots (above, and see gallery below) highlight some of the soldier customization options and new movement system, while one of the single-player shots shows the increasing use of robots in battles.

For information on the game's multiplayer beta this month – coming first to PlayStation 4 users – click here.

Something's Not Quite Right In New Trailer

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Something's Not Quite Right In New Trailer

Thimbleweed Park, the latest point-and-click adventure from genre legends Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, received a new trailer at Microsoft's Gamescom press conference today. They also announced the game for Xbox One and Windows 10.

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The trailer shows a variety of different locations to explore, including a creepy carnival, a convenience store, and a radio station in all their pixelated glory. Looks like the search for clues about a mysterious dead body will take the game's multiple characters all over town.

Germany Enters The Fray

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Germany Enters The Fray

Rainbow Six Siege, a first person shooter revealed at E3 2014, received a new trailer at Gamescom. In the trailer, a previously unannounced German squad known as GSG9 launches an assault on a group of terrorists. This attack takes place in the middle of a German harbor. The harbor, a new map, features tall buildings, iron security shutters, chain link fences, and more.

To watch the trailer, check out the video below.

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Expect Rainy Conditions And Challenging Realism

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Expect Rainy Conditions And Challenging Realism

A new trailer revealed at Gamescom shows just how much work Turn 10 Studios has put into the rainy and wet conditions found in Forza Motorsport 6.

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The development team gave a great attention to detail while putting rain into the game. Different surfaces, like grass, tarmac, cement, and 140 others, each maintain their own unique feel while either dry or wet. As puddles form in the road and water is sprayed up behind cars, you'll be thankful for the inclusion of windshield wipers in the game. The amount of research and care put into this feature really shows in the trailer above.