In a bit of surprising news, Nintendo of America announced in a tweet today that Amiibo figure of Link (of Legend of Zelda) will be compatible with Hyrule Warriors. It's a little surprising due to the fact that other games have been announced to support the Amiibo figures, but Hyrule Warriors was not included on that list. There are no ther details on how the Amiibo will interact with Hyrule Warriors, or if any other figures will be compatible.
Variety and craziness is what will be included in the Far Cry 4 Season Pass. Announced today by Ubisoft, content includes a co-op prison break, a brand new PvP multiplayer mode, and hunting Yettis in a new frozen landscape. The Far Cry 4 Season Pass will run $29.99, with the first piece of content, The Syringe, available on day one.
Free DLC is available for today for Xbox One owners of Shadow of Mordor, with the PS4 and PC (Steam) versions getting the DLC soon. Gamers can expect the playable Black Hand of Sauron skin, along with three new runes:
- One with Nature – Immunity to Poison attacks from Uruk Captains or Ghuls.
- Ascendant – Double Focus Time for slow motion Ranged combat.
- Elven Grace – Increased defense which halves the damage of enemy strikes.
If you've been keeping up with the production of the upcoming Dead Rising movie, you might have noticed a particular main character of the franchise being teased recently. It has now been confirmed that Frank West will indeed appear in the upcoming Dead Rising: Watchtower, being played by comedian Rob Riggle. Also joining the cast will be Harley Morenstein (Epic Meal Time, Epic Meal Empire, TUSK), Keegan Connor Tracy (Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time), and Aleks Paunovic (THIS MEANS WAR). These four will join previously announced cast members Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Virginia Madsen and Dennis Haysbert. Riggle certainly has the looks to pass for Frank West, along with a funny personality as seen on Fox NFL Sunday, 22 Jump Street, Step Brothers, and The Hangover to name a few. The film is yet to receive a release date and filming is currently underway.
Blizzcon is coming November 7th and 8th, and if you were lucky enough to get a ticket, Blizzard announced a surprise today. Metallica will be performing the closing concert to Blizzcon 2014. If you don't have a ticket to the show, you can still watch the performance at home with the Blizzcon Virtual Ticket.
The Steam community group for PayDay 2 has hit 1.5 million members, a very large, and respectable number. To celebrate that accomplishment, Starbreeze Studios and 505 Games have announced a collaboration with Lionsgate and Thunder Road Pictures to bring movie character John Wick to PayDay 2 as a playable character. John Wick is the upcoming action movie starring Keanu Reeves coming to theaters this Friday. The John Wick DLC will hit tomorrow on October 22nd on Steam, and will be free! If you're excited about this but do not own PayDay 2, starting tomorrow, moviegoers purchasing a movie ticket to John Wick through ticket site Fandango, will receive a download of PayDay 2 on Steam.
Here are the details on the DLC:
- John Wick, a new playable character in PAYDAY 2
- A new perk system called Hitman, which includes features such as Akimbo, the ability to dual wield weapons, a favorite of John Wick himself
- A new pistol with accompanying weapon modifications and a new knife melee weapon
- Three cool-looking sunglasses to customize and wear
Game Releases This Week
- Fantasia: Music Evolved (Xbox One, 360)
- Fluster Cluck (PS4)
- Jagged Alliance: Flashback (PC)
- Just Dance 2015 (Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Wii)
- The Voice ( PS3, 360, Wii U, Wii )
- The Legend of Korra (PS4, PS3, PC) (Xbox One, 360) - October 22
- Race the Sun (PS4, PS3, Vita)
- Samurai Warriors 4 (PS4, PS3, Vita)
- Shadow Warrior (PS4, Xbox One)
- The Walking Dead Season Two (Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, Vita - Retail)
- Escape Goat 2 (PS4)
- The Legend of Korra (Xbox One, 360)
- Shantae and the Pirate's Curse (3DS)
- Bayonetta 2 (Wii U)
- Civilization: Beyond Earth (PC)
- Fantasy Life (3DS)
- Pokémon Art Academy (3DS)