Sierra Bringing Velocity 2X To Xbox One And PC

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Sierra Bringing Velocity 2X To Xbox One And PC

The critically acclaimed PlayStation title, Velocity 2X, is coming to Xbox One and PC thanks to Sierra.

You can find our very positive review of the PlayStation 4 and Vita versions of the game by heading here. The PC and Xbox One ports of the game are planned for release this Summer and will include new daily challenges and all the bonus stages from the Critical Urgency and Dual Core DLC packs. You can check out a trailer celebrating Velocity 2X's new platforms below.

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Pencil Test Trailer Shows Off The Process Behind Tommynaut's Claymation

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Pencil Test Trailer Shows Off The Process Behind Tommynaut's Claymation

Pencil Test Studios has released a new trailer detailing the creation of Armikrog’s main character Tommynaut and his sidekick Beak Beak.

Mike Dietz, best known in the video game world for his work animating Earthworm Jim, started Pencil Test Studios with Ed Schofield in 2009. Armikrog, which also includes work by Earthworm Jim artist Doug TenNaple, was successfully funded on Kickstarter in June, 2013, and is currently set to launch on PC and Mac sometime this year with a Wii U version to follow.

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Motorcycle Racer Arrives In May For Xbox One and PlayStation 4

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Ride, a motorcycle racing game from Bandai Namco, is coming to stores May 19 across North America, for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

The game will have four racing modes, over 100 motorcycles that range from superbikes to historical hogs, and online multiplayer. Customization options will optimize both riders and vehicles, and a large selection of circuit tracks will allow players to zoom through countryside roads or burn rubber through cities.

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Fast And Furious Expansion Unveiled, Free At Launch

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Fast And Furious Expansion Unveiled, Free At Launch

Microsoft is teaming up with Universal Partnerships and Licensing to bring a new standalone expansion to Forza fans on both Xbox One and Xbox 360 centered around the Fast and Furious franchise. The expansion, Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast and Furious, features cars from across the Fast and Furious franchise and even features cars from the upcoming Furious 7 that hits theaters on April 3.

Since the expansion is standalone, you do not need to own Forza Horizon 2 to play the expansion. From March 27, the day expansion launches, to April 10 you can download the Fast and Furious expansion for free. Afterwards the expansion will cost $10, but players who downloaded the expansion during the promotion window will own it for free forever.

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Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Finally Dials Up A Release Date

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Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Finally Dials Up A Release Date

Hotline Miami 2, the sequel to the ultraviolet, neon-washed 2012 hit, finally has a release date. You’ll be able to play the title on a variety of platforms in early March.

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number will close out the series, according to our interview with Dennaton Games when the title was announced. This time out, players will follow different factions as the story unwinds.

The title will be out on March 10 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Vita, and PC. A digital special edition is also available on PC, which includes a six-track remix EP with music from MOON, Scattle, and Carpenter Brut.

Frictional Working On Soma Beta, Apologizes For Silence With New Screen

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Frictional Games has been working on its horror game Soma since 2010, and we got a chance to play it for the first time at last year's GDC conference. Since then, Frictional has gone dark on the undersea horror game's development. In a recent post on the game's official forums, creative director Thomas Grip apologized for the silence and offered a new screenshot as an olive branch.

The screen, above, shows what appears to be a pair of conveyor belts and a ripe corpse. Grip says that the team is currently hard at work on the game's beta, and that the team will reveal more once that part of development is complete.

For more information on the game, check out our hands-on impressions. Managing editor Matt Bertz got to play the game for an hour, alone, in the dark. He had a lot to say about the experience, which you can read here.

Scarecrow Reveals His Plan In New Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer

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Scarecrow Reveals His Plan In New Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer

The Arkham Knight isn't the only bad guy that wants to make things tough for Batman in Gotham. A new trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight shows what Scarecrow and the other villains have in mind.

In the trailer you can see the likes of Poison Ivy, Two-Face, The Penguin, The Riddler, and Harley Quinn prepare to take down Batman and wreak havoc on Gotham.

Batman: Arkham Knight (ESRB rated M) comes out on June 2 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

OlliOlli 2 Coming To PS4, Vita In Early March

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Roll7 has released a new trailer for OlliOlli's sequel. OlliOlli 2 takes the first game's addicting side-scrolling skateboard action and rolls with it, adding new locations, tricks, and multiple routes. Its release has been revealed, too.

The game will be arriving to PlayStation 4 and Vita on March 3. The clip below shows off bizarre new skate spots, such as a sci-fi themed zone and a Wild West area where players grind on railroad tracks. Skaters can also perform combo-enhancing manuals, as well as reverts and grind switches. The game won't launch with multiplayer, though Roll7 says that functionality will be added soon. 

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Street Fighter V Is Getting A Beta And Charlie Nash Returns

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Capcom has announced that Street Fighter V will be getting a beta test to put the online features through their paces. Those that pre-order in North America will have guaranteed entry.

In addition, Capcom has confirmed the return of Charlie Nash. While this character was alluded to early on in franchise history, he didn’t become a playable fighter until Street Fighter Alpha.

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First Look At Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

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Though the sci-fi tinted Warhammer 40,000 universe has received a fair amount of attention over the last decade through Relic Entertainment’s Dawn of War series, its more traditional fantasy counterpart has been relatively quiet. Since 2008’s Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, the setting’s most notable games are a canceled MOBA and the resurrected Blood Bowl franchise.

Swedish developer Fatshark, best known for War of The Roses, has set its sights on changing that with Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Set amid the turmoil of the current End Times arc from the Warhammer fiction, Vermintide puts players in the role of one of five characters, and tasks them with completing missions in the occupied city of Ubersreik, with the hopes of freeing it from the clutches of the rat-like Skaven.

The mission we see plays out a lot like Left 4 Dead, as a player and three other characters take on a massive, A.I. directed enemy force while working their way across Ubersreik. Space is tight in the graveyard map Fatshark shows off in the demo, and as in Valve’s classic co-op shooter, the enemies in Vermintide are adept at cutting players off.