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Ghostrunner free and paid DLC drops today, physical edition coming to Switch

A free game mode and the paid Metal Ox Pack for Ghostrunner were released today.Today’s new content for the first-person cyberpunk parkour action Ghostrunner includes the free update Kill Run Mode.In Kill Run Mode, players slay enemies to add seconds to the timer, dash through sections in Dharma Tower as quickly as possible, and hit new heights on the leaderboards. Players can also capture photos with Photo Mode.Watch on YouTubePaid content consists of the Metal Ox Pack, which celebrates the Year of the Ox with four new swords and gloves modeled after the Confucian principles and virtues of benevolence, justice,…

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Death Stranding on PC was a big hit for its publisher

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 7 April 2021 15:53 GMT Death Stranding has done rather well for publisher 505 Games.Death Stranding was 505 Games’ biggest hit during 2020, and this is with the game only available on PC through the publisher.The game generated €23 million ($27 million) between its July release and by the end of 2020 (thanks, resetera). And then there was Control. For the year ending December 31, 2020, the game generated €16 million ($19 million). However, the year prior, it generated around €24 million ($28.5 million) from its August release in 2019 to that December. Other best-sellers for…

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Ghostrunner development roadmap outlines both free and premium content

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 1 April 2021 17:59 GMT A look at the development roadmap for cyberpunk action-slasher Ghostrunner has been released.The roadmap for Ghostrunner shows both free and premium content coming to the game.The advanced look at development follows 505 Games’ recent acquisition of the Ghostrunner IP from Polish publisher All in Games and the launch of the game on Amazon Luna.You can look forward to two new game modes coming to the game on all platforms in spring, including Kill Run Mode. In this mode, you have a limited time to complete levels. Photo Mode is also coming…

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505 Games purchases Ghostrunner IP for €5 million

All in Games has sold the Ghostrunner IP to the game’s co-publisher 505 Games.Developed by One More Level, 3D Realms, and Slipgate Ironworks, Ghostrunner is a cyberpunk parkour game that released last fall on PC and consoles.Co-published by Polish-based company All in Games and 505 Games, the former has retained the right to participate in the profits generated by the game. 505 acquire the rights to the Ip for €5 million ($5.8 million).“When All in! Games were acquiring the IP of the game, 505 Games was also interested in the purchase, but in the initial stage of our cooperation, we…

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Terraria has sold over 35 million copies in its lifetime

Terraria, the game that mixes sandbox-style creativity with platforming action, has sold over 35 million copies across all platforms in its lifetime to date.As per a new update on the game’s official blog, Terraria has managed to shift an impressive 35 million+ units, dominating PC, console and mobile in the process.According to a breakdown of the sales, 17.2 million copies sold have come from PC, with 9.3 million are on mobile and another 8.5 million are on console. When that troubled Google Stadia port hits, you can likely expect that number to jump up once again, too.But just because the…

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Terraria back in development for Google Stadia

After a bit of an issue, Re-Logic’s Terraria is back in development for Google Stadia.Earlier this month it was revealed that Terraria for Stadia has been canceled due to Google having disabled the studio head’s Google account without warning, and being unable to address the problem.Basically what happened was that for some reason, founder Andrew Spinks’ Google account had been disabled without reason. According to Spinks, he did not violate the terms of service or do anything to cause the account to be disabled (thanks, Neowin).“My phone has lost access to thousands of dollars of apps on Google Play, I had just…

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night’s incoming Classic Mode will please genre purists

505 Games and ArtPlay have shed some light on Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night‘s incoming “Classic Mode”.“Classic Mode” will arrive in a new update, which is headed to the retro-styled platform-RPG in January 2021 on all available platforms.The developer showed off what to expect in the new mode in a tweet (below), which details that this incoming gameplay update will be available to download for free. Classic Mode brings back old-school gameplay as you fight through five levels of demons and challenge Gebel’s deadly bosses. The new mode arrives for free in January!#BloodstainedROTN pic.twitter.com/8a76P7nVEp — Bloodstained: RotN (@SwordOrWhip) December 23, 2020The…

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Remedy delays PS5 and Xbox Series X versions of Control

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 6 November 2020 15:58 GMT Finnish games studio Remedy has pushed back the release of Control Ultimate Edition for next-gen consoles.The developer posted the news on Twitter, saying that it needed more time to finish the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series/S version of Control Ultimate Edition.The game was set to come out at the end of 2020, but will now be coming out in early 2021.“We want the final quality of the game to be awesome, and so we need a bit more time to work on it,” Remedy wrote.“Thank you for your understanding and patience!”Control…

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505 Games stops production on Indivisible

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 10 October 2020 17:13 GMT 505 Games has announced it has stopped production on Indivisible with one final Switch update to be released.In a statement, 505 said the last Indivisible update will bring the Switch version up-to-date with the game on other platforms and is expect to arrive on October 13.The firm notes that unreleased IndieGoGo backer rewards such as backer-created and guest characters will not be added to the game. The Ajna statue, a backer reward, is in production, and availability information will be provided soon (thanks, GI.biz).Refunds for those that pre-purchased the Switch physical…

With Lab Zero gone, Indivisible wont be getting any more updates

Indivisible is as finished as it’ll ever be. There may have been plans to add a number of crossover and crowdfunded characters to the turn-based-but-not RPG, but the implosion of developers Lab Zero has put one hell of a wrench in the works. This week, publishers 505 clarified the situation regarding future Indivisible updates, and regret to inform that there’ll be no further work done on the game. (more…)

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Ghostrunner releases in October, new demo coming soon

Ghostrunner, the first-person cyberpunk parkour action game will be released in October, and there’s a new demo coming soon.Ghostrunner will come to PS4, Xbox One, and on PC via Steam, Epic Games Store, and GOG on October 27.The PC version supports RTX Ray Tracing.There is also a private beta which you can sign up for by joining the game’s Discord server and submitting an application.The companies also announced an updated free demo of Ghostrunner will arrive on Steam for PC on September 29.If you are unfamiliar with the game, here’s the synopsis:After a cataclysmic event, the remnants of humanity dwell within…

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Control Deluxe Edition owners accidentally get upgraded to Ultimate Edition after 505 Games said it wasn’t possible

505 Games has done something it said couldn’t be done.Earlier this week, a number of players who own Control‘s Deluxe Edition reported that the game’s recently released Ultimate Edition was seemingly stealthily added to their PlayStation Network libraries.Upon visiting the Ultimate Edition’s page on the PlayStation Store, they were greeted with a download button, rather than a purchase button. Others, who owned the base game and the season pass, also saw the same option to download. A large enough number of players were affected that many shared the good news on Resetera and Twitter.None of those people actually bought the…

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Death Stranding and Control: Ultimate Edition discounted on Steam

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 3 September 2020 19:40 GMT 505 Games is hosting a publisher’s sale on Steam, and two of the titles on sale are Death Stranding and Control: Ultimate Edition.Death Stranding is on sale for 25% off, which means it will run you $44.99 instead of the usual $59.99.Control: Ultimate Edition, which was just recently released, is 20% off at $31.99 when it’s normally $39.99.Other 505-published games on sale include Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night for 50% off, Drift 21 for 33% off, Assetto Corsa Competizione for 50% off, and Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons for…

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Control Ultimate Edition hits Steam August 27, PS5 and Xbox Series X later this year

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 12 August 2020 14:49 GMT Control Ultimate Edition will be available to players on Steam later this month on August 27.Remedy’s latest, Control, will be made available on Steam once the Epic Games Store exclusivity period ends on August 27.The game will be released as an Ultimate Edition which includes all the expansions, including the forthcoming AWE expansion. It will set you back £29.99 or the regional equivalent.This edition will also become available through the Epic Games Store and digitally for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 10. It will be followed by a physical…