Gameplanet New Zealand Latest updates from Gameplanet - New Zealand's #1 destination for gamers. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:58:47 +1300 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.3 (http://framework.zend.com) http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/ contact@gameplanet.co.nz (Gameplanet) Gameplanet Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition review Third time's a charm. Beamdog has delivered the definitive Icewind Dale experience.

To gamers of a certain age with certain genre proclivities the mere mention of the words “Infinity Engine” can cause a subtle glazing of the eyes, a faraway stare and a knowing smile.

The engine was used for a very short period by only two studios, but it gave RPG fans five great titles in as many years. Three of these are widely acknowledged as examples of the very best the genre has to offer, the remaining two are also exceptional games but see much less attention. Icewind Dale is an exceptional RPG, and fine example of an Infinity Engine game - even if it did choose a slightly more linear and much chillier route.

Read Gameplanet's review of the original Icewind Dale from 2000

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:00:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/reviews/g545155e4a817f/Icewind-Dale-Enhanced-Edition-review/?utm_source=rss Article#1163040
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD – Enter The Fray trailer Step into the fray as Class Zero, an elite group from a military academy whose country is attacked by an aggressive neighbouring Empire. In the brutal and harrowing struggle that follows, you must engage a range of powerful magical and combat abilities using a new and exciting battle system, to defeat the Empire and uncover the secrets behind the war.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:17:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g54519f8bb691a/Final-Fantasy-Type-0-HD-Enter-The-Fray-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1163130
Blitzkrieg 3 – Word From The Front trailer Nival presents a new video series Word from the Front, based completely on the Blitzkrieg 3 game engine.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:13:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g54519e782379a/Blitzkrieg-3-Word-From-The-Front-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1163120
FIFA 15 – Ultimate Team trailer FIFA Ultimate Team – put your game where your mouth is: http://bit.ly/1DY43Qv

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:08:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g54519d8c1be4c/FIFA-15-Ultimate-Team-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1163110
Thursday Briefing: Bloodborne, Alien Isolation, Star Wars: Battlefront and more The Xbox One is getting a price cut in the US. The console will soon retail for US$350 rather than US$400 without Kinect. It hit shelves almost a year ago for US$500 (including Kinect). There won't be a price cut here.

Penny Arcade has announced that ‎PAXAus‬ will be held in Melbourne for the next five years.

Titanfall is half price on Xbox One until November 3.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:58:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g545196dc193a3/Thursday-Briefing-Bloodborne-Alien-Isolation-Star-Wars-Battlefront-and-more/?utm_source=rss Article#1163100
The Crew: second closed beta scheduled Ubisoft has scheduled the second The Crew closed beta for November 6 to 10.

You can register for the closed beta here. Those who have pre-ordered the MMO 'CarPG' on Uplay will get guaranteed access.

The beta will include the full game world, and missions for two zones, the East Coast, and the Midwest.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:08:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/playstation-4/news/g5451651da8d0d/The-Crew-second-closed-beta-scheduled/?utm_source=rss Article#1163090
Oculus Rift needs to sell 50 to 100m to be "meaningful" - Zuckerberg The Oculus Rift will need to sell between 50 million to 100 million units in order to be considered a "meaningful thing as a computing platform" estimates Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook bought the virtual reality headset company in March for US$2 billion in cash and stock.

Speaking on Facebook's Q3 2014 investors call, Zuckerberg said Oculus will "eventually become a business" once the audience and ecosystem has been built.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:36:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g54515d7846d49/Oculus-Rift-needs-to-sell-50-to-100m-to-be-meaningful---Zuckerberg/?utm_source=rss Article#1163080
Halo 2: Anniversary - launch trailer Watch the Halo cinematic launch trailer for Halo 2 Anniversary, included in Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:22:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/xbox-one/videos/g54515a93a736b/Halo-2-Anniversary---launch-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1163070
GTA Online goes offline to prepare for GTA V new-gen launch The Grand Theft Auto Online servers are down for an extended maintenance to prepare for the game's upcoming launch on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

The servers went offline at 7am NZDT. Rockstar anticipates that it should take seven hours to perform the maintenance.

Service should therefore resume at 2pm NZDT.

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The Behemoth's Game 4 – Extra Life Marathon video Recorded: October 24, 2014. The Behemoth was invited by Raptr to join the Extra Life marathon this year. In the past, the studio has donated codes to participants of the charity event, but this year it streamed for the event and raised funds for Rady Children's Hospital.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:46:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g545152263efba/The-Behemoths-Game-4-Extra-Life-Marathon-video/?utm_source=rss Article#1163030
Assassin’s Creed Unity – Nvidia Optimisations trailer Enjoy Nvidia exclusive optimisations in the PC version of Assassin’s Creed Unity. Discover breathtaking Paris thanks to an experience enhanced by Nvidia technology.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:39:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g5451507015196/Assassin-s-Creed-Unity-Nvidia-Optimisations-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1163020
Dragon Age: Inquisition's save creation tool now in open beta Dragon Age Keep, the customisation and save import tool for Dragon Age: Inquisition, is now in open beta.

The app gives players the option to customise Inquisition’s world by simulating decisions made in Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age II, and then importing them into Inquisition as a save file.

An Origin account is required.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:31:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/news/g54514e9311a99/Dragon-Age-Inquisitions-save-creation-tool-now-in-open-beta/?utm_source=rss Article#1163010
Top-down racing combat title BlazeRush hits PS3 and PC Top-down racing combat title BlazeRush is out on PlayStation 3 and Windows PC today.

It’s from Russian developer Targem Games, which was responsible for last year’s well-received space MMO Star Conflict.

BlazeRush supports local multiplayer for up to four, and up to eight players online. Players can join at any time, even during a race.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:17:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g545148f574b59/Top-down-racing-combat-title-BlazeRush-hits-PS3-and-PC/?utm_source=rss Article#1163000
Destiny's first expansion detailed and dated Destiny expansion The Dark Below will be available for download on December 10, Activision and Bungie have announced.

The Dark Below is the first expansion to hit the game since it launched in September.

It features all-new weapons and gear to earn through a new story, along with cooperative and multiplayer activities.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:53:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/playstation-4/news/g54514541e691d/Destinys-first-expansion-detailed-and-dated/?utm_source=rss Article#1162990
Project Cars – Halloween trailer To celebrate the Halloween season, enjoy a thrilling ride in a dark and scary atmosphere of night racing. The Halloween trailer exemplifies Slightly Mad Studios’ approach that everything they put into Project Cars not only has to look absolutely stunning, but must add additional gameplay.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:32:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g54507bcb017bc/Project-Cars-Halloween-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162980
Far Cry 4 – Director's Top 5 Moments trailer Game Director Patrik Methe shares his Top 5 moments from Far Cry 4. From surprise tiger attacks to aggressive eagles, Methe has had quite a few memorable experiences in the vast expanses of Kyrat.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:37:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g54506f02240a2/Far-Cry-4-Directors-Top-5-Moments-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162970
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Season Pass trailer Lock in a full season of content with the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass. It includes: [bullet] Four epic DLC packs [bullet] Early access to bonus DLC weapons [bullet] Atlas Gorge, a bonus Multiplayer map available immediately at launch

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:30:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g54506d226d2a5/Call-of-Duty-Advanced-Warfare-Season-Pass-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162960
Farming Simulator 15 launch trailer Just a few days from its release this Thursday on PC, we are pleased to lead you to the fields of Farming Simulator 15 one last time with the launch trailer! Here’s a good opportunity to get a last sneak peek at some of the many activities that are yours to enjoy in the new generation of Farming Simulator, available on October 30 on PC, and early 2015 on consoles.

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Dying Light is no longer coming to Xbox 360 and PS3 Dying Light is no longer in development for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

In a post on the game’s official Facebook page, developer Techland said that last-gen consoles simply aren’t up to the task of running the game in an acceptable fashion.

“For instance, up to 200,000 objects can be displayed in the game at once. Add to this our use of realistic, physics-based lighting technology and you really start to push the next-gen systems to the limits,” said Techland.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:32:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/news/g5450276a30953/Dying-Light-is-no-longer-coming-to-Xbox-360-and-PS3/?utm_source=rss Article#1162940
The Crew - Customization Nation trailer Take an in-depth look into an action-driving experience where every driver has the potential to customize, stand out and win in the world of The Crew.

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Assassin’s Creed Unity – TV spot trailer Paris 1789, assassins rose and united against terror and injustice. In that time of chaos, Unity was the key for revolution. This summer, 150,000 Ubisoft fans created their own Assassin, and more than 1,400 customs assassins are integrated into this TV spot.

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Twitch cracks down on underdressed streamers Twitch is cracking down on scantily-clad streamers.

In an update to its Rules of Conduct, the company has requested that streamers dress “appropriately” and make sure that games are the focus of their broadcasts.

“Nerds are sexy, and you're all magnificent, beautiful creatures, but let's try and keep this about the games, shall we?” it said.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:35:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g545019e913bb1/Twitch-cracks-down-on-underdressed-streamers/?utm_source=rss Article#1162920
Freedom Wars launch trailer Risk your life in a brutal war to earn your freedom from a one million-year prison sentence. Undertake deadly missions as you fight for your Panopticon − huge self-contained cities protecting mankind from lethal pollution − in this all-action Japanese role-playing game.

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Battlefield Hardline has a release date Battlefield Hardline launches on March 19 next year, EA has announced.

The game was due out this month, but was delayed by developer Visceral following feedback from the beta.

“The more we thought about these ideas, the more we knew we had to get them into the game you will all be playing,” said studio VP Karl Magnus Troedsson at the time.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:04:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/news/g545004d36bb07/Battlefield-Hardline-has-a-release-date/?utm_source=rss Article#1162900
Acclaimed RPG Valkyria Chronicles is coming to PC Acclaimed tactical RPG Valkyria Chronicles is getting a PC release.

Set in a fictional version of Europe and set the early years of World War II, Valkyria Chronicles tells the tale of a unit of the Gallian Militia tasked with repelling an attack from the East Europan Imperial Alliance.

It contains RPG, strategy, and third-person shooting elements, and its watercolour-style visuals earned praise when it was released exclusively for PlayStation 3 in 2008.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:46:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g545000b43a3a4/Acclaimed-RPG-Valkyria-Chronicles-is-coming-to-PC/?utm_source=rss Article#1162890
Rockstar details exclusive content for GTA V upgraders Those who upgrade to the new-gen version of Grand Theft Auto V will get access to exclusive missions, vehicles, and more.

The content will only be available to those who already own a last-gen copy of the game and buy it again on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, or Windows PC.

The extra content includes:

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Dying Light hands-on Dying Light is familiar in many ways, and not just because it was once a Dead Island sequel. There’s an apocalyptic setting, an open world, weapon crafting, and the usual zombie archetypes. However, in the days of triple-A iteration rather than revolution, the introduction of Mirror's Edge parkour to the arthritic zombie survival genre is enough to get our interest.

The slice I play takes place during the day in a South American favela overlooking a harbour – think slum shacks with tin roofs, concrete stairs, and plenty of steel bars. As the new guy joining a group in a safe house, the player character has drawn the short straw, and has been sent out to secure another safe house lost overnight. The kicker is that I must do it within seven minutes, because that’s how long game demos run for at expos.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:40:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/previews/g544f2613b5d2f/Dying-Light-hands-on/?utm_source=rss Article#1162870
Alienware announces Graphics Amplifier to boost laptop performance Gaming PC company Alienware has announced a new device designed to improve the graphical performance of its next generation laptop.

The Alienware Graphics Amplifier is an external box that houses a standard desktop graphics card. It is compatible with Alienware's new gaming laptop, the Alienware 13.

The Amplifier plugs directly into the laptop's motherboard via a proprietary cable. Players can also use to it hook the laptop up to an external display.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:00:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g544f149a4b5ab/Alienware-announces-Graphics-Amplifier-to-boost-laptop-performance/?utm_source=rss Article#1162860
Lost Sea is a survival adventure coming to PS4 A new survival game called Lost Sea is coming to PlayStation 4.

Lost Sea is in development at Hong Kong studio Eastasiasoft. The game is set on a procedurally generated chain of islands in the Bermuda triangle. You have been stranded and must survive, assemble a crew, build and upgrade a ship, and finally escape.

"The world of Lost Sea is a dangerous and unforgiving place," said game designer Aidan Price on the PlayStation blog. "Every island is filled with strange landmarks, a wide variety of deadly and exotic creatures and powerful relics that can be used to your advantage. Often you’ll need to use your wits, as well as your machete, to escape dire situations and any member of your crew unlucky enough to get taken out or left behind won’t be coming back."

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:14:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g544f037b439e1/Lost-Sea-is-a-survival-adventure-coming-to-PS4/?utm_source=rss Article#1162810
Lost Sea teaser trailer Can you escape the Bermuda Triangle?

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:13:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g544f09ce454a1/Lost-Sea-teaser-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162850
Dungeon of the Endless launch trailer [i]Dungeon of the Endless[/i] is a rogue-like dungeon-defense game, in which the player and their team of heroes must protect the generator of their crashed ship while exploring an ever-expanding dungeon, all while facing waves of monsters and special events as they try to find their way out... From [i]Endless Legend[/i] and [i]Endless Space[/i] developer Amplitude Studios. Out now for Windows PC and Mac [url=http://store.steampowered.com/app/249050/]via Steam[/url].

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:06:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g544f07172cd46/Dungeon-of-the-Endless-launch-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162840
Mythos: The Beginning trailer Mythos: The Beginning is a survival horror/adventure role playing game based on the pulp-horror and monster movies of the 1930s. Set in London in 1934, Mythos tasks you with creating your own paranormal investigator from scratch and guiding them through a frightening exploration of the infamous Harborough Asylum. Three young university students have vanished while attempting to conduct a scientific survey of this dreaded place, and it's up to you to find them! Throughout the night you'll discover that Harborough Asylum's reputation is more than an urban legend, and you'll have to fight for your life against otherworldly Lovecraftian foes.

Out now on Steam.

Harborough Asylum is an abandoned mental hospital located on the outskirts of London. It was established in 1882 and soon built up a reputation as London's harshest institution thanks to its brutal and controversial treatments. After a string of mysterious patient deaths, said to number more than 40 victims, it was finally closed down during World War I and has been disused ever since. Despite this turn of events, Harborough Asylum remained one of England's most infamous sites, soon becoming the subject of an alarming number of local ghost stories. Now Harborough Asylum is a place where only the most bravest (or foolish) men would dare to tread.

You play as a renowned paranormal investigator, best known for solving a famous missing persons case several years ago. Tonight, Professor Harrison Blacktail, a mysterious academic somehow connected to the asylum's past, has turned up in your hotel room at the Imperial Arms. He has commissioned you for the most dangerous case of your career: search for three missing students inside Harborough Asylum, and discover whether the terrifying legends are true.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:56:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g544f054d10946/Mythos-The-Beginning-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162830
Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley announcement trailer Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley sees players discovering a mysterious valley where winter never ends; the other seasons have all vanished and only you can help bring them back! With help from the Harvest Sprites, local villagers and even the Harvest Goddess herself, the world is truly yours to shape however you like. Make your mark by planting, digging and building, raise animals and attract newcomers to the valley, make new friends and even start a family!

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:48:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g544f0402c34f9/Harvest-Moon-The-Lost-Valley-announcement-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162820
Very few console gamers care about resolution – Far Cry 4 creative director Far Cry 4 will run at 1080p and 30 frames per second on new-gen consoles, but the game’s creative director isn’t particularly interested in discussing resolution.

"It's certainly not something I care about in a game," Ubisoft’s Alex Hutchinson told OXM.

"It feels weird to me that people are cool about playing a sort of retro pixel game, and yet the resolution somehow matters. It's like: is it fun, is it interesting, is it new, is it fresh, are there interesting questions?

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:26:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g544efcd8dafe0/Very-few-console-gamers-care-about-resolution-Far-Cry-4-creative-director/?utm_source=rss Article#1162800
PC Star Wars classics X-Wing and TIE Fighter coming to GoG It appears that Good Old Games will formally announce a new partnership tomorrow with LucasArts what will see two Star Wars PC classics be digitally distributed for the first time.

Bona fide '90s PC classics X-Wing and TIE Fighter should be available on GoG.com from tomorrow.

It looks as if the news was accidentally announced early on GoG's forums as all references have since been scrubbed from the site.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:35:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g544ef106d81cd/PC-Star-Wars-classics-X-Wing-and-TIE-Fighter-coming-to-GoG/?utm_source=rss Article#1162790
League of Legends: Tales of the Black Mist - The Harrowing trailer A ghastly puppet show recounts a tale familiar in Bilgewater, but tonight the fog’s come down especially thick…

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:22:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g544ee1e5d5767/League-of-Legends-Tales-of-the-Black-Mist---The-Harrowing-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162780
killallzombies - launch gameplay trailer In the future, the hottest reality TV show is a game of survival in which contestants test your skills against up to 1000 zombies.

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Telltale's Game of Thrones adventure still coming in 2014 A Telltale adventure game based on Game of Thrones is still slated to premiere in 2014.

The Game of Thrones adventure game was announced at the Spike VGX Awards late last year. Very little has been heard about the game ever since, leaving fans to wonder if it had slipped.

However, Telltale's PR representative, Laura Perusco, has confirmed that the game will come out before January.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:51:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g544eda01d24e8/Telltales-Game-of-Thrones-adventure-still-coming-in-2014/?utm_source=rss Article#1162750
Analyst pegs Battlefield 5 for 2016 Analyst firm Stern Agee is confident that Electronic Arts will release Battlefield 5 in 2016.

Stern Agee makes the assertion on the basis that Visceral's Battlefield Hardline has slipped to 2015, while EA is "feeling very confident" about DICE's Star Wars: Battlefront, due next year.

The firm also contended that EA will want to take additional time to ensure there's not a repeat of the launch issues that damaged Battlefield 4.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:18:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g544ec2b09e742/Analyst-pegs-Battlefield-5-for-2016/?utm_source=rss Article#1162740
The Old City: Leviathan trailer [i]The Old City[/i] is a first-person adventure game that focuses entirely on story. Everything else is secondary. Set in a decaying city from a civilization long past, [i]The Old City[/i] puts the player in the shoes of a sewer-dwelling isolationist. You progress through the game by simply exploring the environment. The story itself is told via the musings of your character and, chiefly, the environment itself. There are no weapons, no items, and no skill-trees. All that exists is you and the world.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:13:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g544eb70c61bdf/The-Old-City-Leviathan-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162720
The Old City: Leviathan is a dark adventure inspired by Dear Esther, Gone Home The Old City: Leviathan is a first-person adventure for Windows PC that looks to combine aspects of Dear Esther, Gone Home, and The Stanley Parable into a haunting exploration title.

The story-driven game is the debut from US-based studio PostMod Softworks, a group of developers who share the belief that games can spark meaningful discussion between people with entirely different world views, and who are hoping to enable philosophical discourse through the medium.

It features a dark narrative exploring philosophical themes, and runs on Epic’s Unreal Engine.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:26:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g544eb89ac2384/The-Old-City-Leviathan-is-a-dark-adventure-inspired-by-Dear-Esther-Gone-Home/?utm_source=rss Article#1162730
Advanced Warfare leak "a real bummer" – Sledgehammer Sledgehammer Games is unimpressed that some unannounced Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare details have spilled out on to the Internet ahead of the game’s launch on November 4.

The details come via a copy of the game thought to have been stolen somewhere along the production chain.

Yesterday, a user called Anfuny29 broadcast gameplay of the FPS on Twitch, and others gleaned details before the stream was shut down.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:24:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/news/g544ea9536661b/Advanced-Warfare-leak-a-real-bummer-Sledgehammer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162710
Sunset Overdrive review As an Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive is a real coup for Microsoft, a must-buy for anyone with the system, and for those without as good a reason as any to consider acquiring one.

When approaching Sunset Overdrive for the first time, it’s important to keep one thing at the front of your mind: it’s new. It’s not Call of Duty, and you haven’t really played anything like it before. Having to adjust from what you know about games to what Sunset Overdrive is, is about the only thing holding it back. Just how significant a hurdle that proves to be in the long run - well, it’s too soon to make a call on that.

Sunset Overdrive is the latest from long-time Sony-exclusive studio Insomniac (Spyro, Ratchet & Clank, Resistance). This time around, its game is exclusive to the Xbox One and, given the roller coaster fortunes of the platform, it’s likely Microsoft has been hoping a big win.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:01:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/xbox-one/reviews/g544dd56364427/Sunset-Overdrive-review/?utm_source=rss Article#1162700
Remedy releases extended Quantum Break gameplay footage Remedy has released 16 minutes of narrated Quantum Break gameplay footage.

The footage was originally shown at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, this August.

The footage is narrated by Remedy's Sam Lake. It explores more of the game's setting and story.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:36:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/xbox-one/news/g544d9ec1af478/Remedy-releases-extended-Quantum-Break-gameplay-footage/?utm_source=rss Article#1162680
Quantum Break - Gamescom gameplay trailer Take a look at the full Quantum Break backroom demo that was shown at Gamescom this year which reveals a totally new adventuring part of the game that wasn’t seen during the Xbox Gamescom briefing.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:34:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/xbox-one/videos/g544da02f9514f/Quantum-Break---Gamescom-gameplay-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162690
Sony explains how Share Play will work on PS4 Sony has released a new video that explains how the PlayStation 4's "Share Play" feature will work.

The function was designed to work as a "virtual couch", said Sony. Players will be able to create a co-op play session and hand over control of the game remotely to a friend without that friend having to own or download the game.

In the event that a friend does not own the game being shared, Share Play play-time will be limited to one hour.

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PS4 - Introducing Share Play trailer Share Play is designed to work as a "virtual couch", said Sony. Players will be able to create a co-op play session and hand over control of the game remotely to a friend without that friend having to own or download the game.

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Far Cry 4 Welcome to Kyrat – Part 2: Midlands and Himalayas trailer Get an introduction to the Arena and the highest peaks of Kyrat. This video focuses on the large variety of flora, fauna, vehicles, weapons, and characters that you’ll find in this mountainous region. From snow leopards and wolves, to snowmobiles and the grappling hook, there’s much to explore in the open world of Kyrat.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:04:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/playstation-4/videos/g544d7374c46f2/Far-Cry-4-Welcome-to-Kyrat-Part-2-Midlands-and-Himalayas-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162620
Lords of the Fallen - Design and Implementation developer diary The Lords of the Fallen development team from CI Games and Deck 13 discuss design philosophies and techniques that were implemented during their work on Lords of the Fallen.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:03:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g544d749f3e2d2/Lords-of-the-Fallen---Design-and-Implementation-developer-diary/?utm_source=rss Article#1162640
Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition trailer Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition is available now on Steam and GoG.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:55:00 +1300 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g544d73fd81b5a/Gabriel-Knight-Sins-of-the-Fathers-20th-Anniversary-Edition-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1162630