Week ending 20 June 2015
Week ending 20 June 2015
The charts sees two new games sitting on top this week knocking The Witcher 3 down to third. The number two slot goes to the movie tie in lego game, Lego Jurrasic World and the number one spot is The Elder Scrolls Online. The final new edition to the charts is Payday 2: Crimewave edition which is number four.
Week ending 13 June 2015
|1||THE ELDER SCROLLS ONLINE||BETHESDA SOFTWORKS||–|
|2||LEGO JURASSIC WORLD||WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE||–|
|3||THE WITCHER III: WILD HUNT||BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT||1|
|4||PAYDAY 2: CRIMEWAVE EDITION||505 GAMES||–|
|5||GRAND THEFT AUTO V||ROCKSTAR||2|
|6||FIFA 15||EA SPORTS||3|
|7||CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE||ACTIVISION||10|
|9||BATTLEFIELD HARDLINE||EA GAMES||5|
|10||FARMING SIMULATOR 15||FOCUS HOME INTERACTIVE||7|
|12||MINECRAFT: XBOX EDITION||MICROSOFT||9|
|13||PROJECT CARS||BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT||6|
|14||–||MINECRAFT: PLAYSTATION EDITION||SONY COMPUTER ENT.||14|
|15||DYING LIGHT||WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE||11|
|16||MORTAL KOMBAT X||WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE||12|
|17||WOLFENSTEIN: THE OLD BLOOD||BETHESDA SOFTWORKS||13|
|18||HALO: THE MASTER CHIEF COLLECTION||MICROSOFT||19|
|19||TERRARIA||XBOX 360 CLASSICS||16|
|20||–||FORZA HORIZON 2||MICROSOFT||20|
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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today confirmed that Batman: Arkham Origins will ship with a mode that allows players to take the franchise’s award-winning gameplay online to play with friends and foes. The online component blends the traditional Arkham gameplay with third-person shooter mechanics and is in development by Splash Damage. The multiplayer will be available on all platforms except the Wii U. You can enjoy the trailer for it here: http://youtu.be/CFx82wX3NE8
Continuing the hero game theme, Deadpool has had it’s first DLC announced. The “Merc with a map pack” will introduce two new challenge maps; GRT Plaza and Inside the Tower. You will also get two new costumes for Infinite Mode: a D-Pooly and Uncanny X-Force suit. The DLC is available now for 240 Microsoft points. You can also now purchase the game from the On Demand market.
In celebration of the highly anticipated launch of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the first of three legendary character distribution events begins August 30 at participating Game stores across the UK. Players can get their hands on Shiny versions of the Legendary Pokémon —Dialga, Palkia, and Giratina—starting with, Dialga, which was featured on the cover of the Pokémon Diamond video game. What makes this event extraordinary is that each of the distributed Legendary Pokémon, which are already difficult to get during gameplay, will be Shiny, meaning they have unusual colouring that is extremely rare. Each Shiny Pokémon will be available, one at a time, for only two weeks each, so Trainers will need to plan accordingly and head to a participating Game store if they want to add these extremely rare Legendary Pokémon to their Pokémon Black, Pokémon White, Pokémon Black 2, or Pokémon White 2 game.
A new character has been announced for the hit mobile game, Temple Run 2. You can now pay for and download Gold medal olympian, Usain Bolt to run from the dangerous in the game. As the first branded character in Temple Run history, Usain Bolt’s worldwide recognition demonstrates the global and cultural reach of the original endless runner game. “I am a big fan of Temple Run. I travel all over the world and travel time gives me lots of opportunity to play Temple Run at airports or on car journeys,” said Usain Bolt. “It’s exciting to see myself represented within a game I already play.” The Usain Bolt character is available now as an in-app purchase in Temple Run 2 for $0.99, for a limited time only.
Finally in the lead up to the realease of The Elder Scrolls Online, Bethesda have announced The Elder Scrolls Anthology for PC. The game arrives on retail shelves in Europe on September 13, 2013 for £49.99/€59.99, The Elder Scrolls Anthology features all five critically-acclaimed games, plus official add-ons – packaged together in an exclusive premium collector’s set.
Train2Game students may recall that the feature first appeared in an internal Skyrim Game Jam at Bethesda. Of course, Train2Game students will be familiar with game jams after taking part in one run by Train2Game and Epic last year.
The new patch also comes with the standard bug fixes, and will arrive on all platforms soon. PC players however, can already take a look at mounted combat by opting into the latest Steam Beta update.
Steam integration and modding support for Skyrim has proved to be very successful, with almost 14 million mods downloaded using the Skyrim workshop. There’s much more about modding here.
Be sure to keep reading The Train2Game Blog for the latest The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim news.
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