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Batman Arkham Knight Set For June 2, 2015 Release With Two Collector’s Editions

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Batman: Arkham Knight is scheduled to release worldwide beginning June 2, 2015. Also revealed, are two collector’s editions – Batman: Arkham Knight Limited Edition and Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition. Both will be available in limited quantities at launch in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. Batman: Arkham Knight Limited Edition will also be available in Europe, Australia and New Zealand for PC.

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 Batman: Arkham Knight Limited Edition ($99.99) will include:

- Custom Art Book – 80 Page, Full Colour Art Book Showcasing the concept art of Batman Arkham Knight
- Limited Edition SteelBook – Unique SteelBook case and game disc
- Comic Book – Limited Edition DC Comics Batman: Arkham Knight #0 Comic Book
- Exclusive Character Skin Pack – Three Unique Skins from DC Comics – The New 52
- Batman Memorial Statue – Imposing statue commemorating Gotham’s Protector, the Dark Knight

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Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition ($199.99) will include:

- Custom Art Book – 80 Page, Full Colour Art Book Showcasing the concept art of Batman Arkham Knight
- Limited Edition SteelBook – Unique SteelBook case and game disc
- Comic Book – Limited Edition DC Comics Batman: Arkham Knight #0 Comic Book
- Exclusive Character Skin Pack – Three Unique Skins from DC Comics – The New 52
- Transforming Batmobile Statue – Fully transformable Batmobile statue realized in exquisite detail by TriForce

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Merida & Maleficent Joining Disney Infinity 2.0

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Earlier this week, the Disney Interactive team teased us with an image of Merida, stating “Bring on the Brave.” We already knew the character would be in the upcoming Disney Infinity 2.0, as she was spotted for a moment in last month’s trailer for the game, along with Maleficent and Stitch.

On Wednesday evening, the developers held a sneak preview for D23 members in San Francisco of Merida and Maleficent joining the game

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Below are images, character descriptions and the brand new trailer.

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Merida: With her untamed fiery red locks, this headstrong Princess will definitely leave her mark in Disney Infinity. Between her sharp sword and bow combo attacks with ricocheting arrows, she can upgrade her aim with elemental freeze arrows, freezing enemies in front of her then following up with rapid shots showing off her impressive athletic skills as an archer and sword fighter.

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Maleficent: The wicked title character from the upcoming Walt Disney Studios film employs numerous magical powers and can attack using her magic in melee and ranged combat. To defeat enemies, Maleficent has the ability to utilize projectile and area of effect attacks that affect multiple targets within a specified area, brambles that she summons from the ground and ravens that she can call on to attack targets.

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Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes Announced

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At an event today Disney Interactive unveiled the next chapter in their Disney Infinity game. The video game utilizes collectable toy figures to access in-game characters and content along with power discs to tap into upgrades and equipment.

Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes focuses entirely on the Marvel Universe with classic characters and new story lines.

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The Toy Box is getting a bump in Disney Infinity 2.0 as well with new structured, franchise-themed adventures that players can customize and play using any in-game character from across the Disney Infinity universe. A new Creator tool helps players build worlds faster and easier. Add to this the hundreds of unlock-able Marvel-themed items, locations, props and characters and there is the raw material to create all manner of experiences.

New pyramid shaped discs deliver franchise-themed games to the Toy Box too. Build and customize your games by using Toy Box Toys of your choice and play through each game using any Disney Infinity character to complete missions.

Expect to see characters from The Avengers and Guardians of The Galaxy such as Iron Man, Captain America, The Hulk and Loki.

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Gameplay is enhanced with new combat and more destructible game worlds along with a new set of Marvel gadgets and vehicles. Happily all the existing Disney Infinity figures, toys and power discs are compatible with the Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes – stats and upgrades intact.  Bring them into the new game and they get a level cap increase from level 15 to 20 along with skills that are chosen using the Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes skill tree.

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Finally the power discs. New circular and hexagonal Power Discs add costumes, Area of Effect attacks and team TISI +1.92%-ups. Hexagonal power discs will add new weapons, vehicles and sky and terrain customizations.

Here are the details of the power discs:

Marvel Skies and Textures

World War Hulk – Customize your landscape to make it look as if Hulk went on a smashing rampage

World War Hulk Sky – Turn your blue skies green with this Hulk themed power disc

Stark Tech – Deck out your Toy Box compliments of Tony Stark. Unlock the Stark Industries Tech theme with upgraded Hologram Readout Tech ability

View from the Suit – Ever wonder what it’s like to see the world from inside Iron Man’s helmet? Check out the Hologram Readout Tech upgrade and unlock Stark Industries “View from the Suit”

Marvel Vehicles/Mounts

Hydra Motorcycle – Take Hydra’s Motorcycle for a spin. Sidecar included

Lola – Need a ride? Unlock this Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. hover car

S.H.I.E.L.D. Containment Truck – Contain enemies and protect civilians with this S.H.I.E.L.D. truck

Falcon’s Wings – You’ll be soaring when you put on Falcon’s Wings

The Avenjet – Hop on board the Avenjet for a speed boost in your Toy Box

Marvel Team-Ups and Costumes

S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier Strike – Send down a missile strike from above.  Your enemies will need to take cover

Marvel Team Up: Winter Solder – Team up with the Winter Soldier and catch your enemies in the crossfire

Marvel Team Up: Iron Patriot – Hit them hard, hit them fast, hit them everywhere! Iron Patriot reporting for duty

Stark Arc Reactor – Try the Mark 42 on for size!  Unlock Iron Man’s black and white special edition Guardians of the Galaxy armor with added boom!

Sentinel of Liberty – Expand your Super Hero wardrobe with Captain America’s World War II costume and original shield!

Gamma Rays – Time to get old school and unlock the Original Grey Hulk costume with added smash!

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The game is purchased in a Starter Pack that include the Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes video game, three Marvel Super Heroes Figures:  Iron Man, Thor and Black Widow,  a Disney Infinity 2.0 Base, two Toy Box Game Discs, a Marvel’s The Avengers Play Set piece and a Web Code Card.

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Disney Infinity: 2.0 Super Heroes starter packs will be available in the fall on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC, iOS.

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The Shining – 8 Bit Cinema

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CineFix presents The Shining retold via old-school 8-bit game tech. No quarters or controllers required!

8-bit Cinema “gamifies” your favorite Hollywood Blockbusters into 80’s arcade and NES inspired action!

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Disney Infinity: How It Works

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This video will show you everything you need to know about Disney Infinity and how it all works!

Disney Infinity unlocks the freedom to play with some of your favorite Disney and Disney/Pixar worlds like never before! You can experience adventures in the worlds of Pirates of the Caribbean, The Incredibles and Monsters University – take on the role of Sulley, the naturally gifted ‘scarer'; become Captain Jack Sparrow, the sword-wielding pirate; or transform yourself into Mr. Incredible, one of the world’s greatest crime-fighters. Battle enemies, solve puzzles, overcome obstacles and complete a variety of other unique quests.

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Or create your own world! Unlock virtual toys, characters, buildings, weapons, gadgets and more — and bring them into the Disney Infinity ‘Toy Box’ where you can mix them all up to create your own game. In the Disney Infinity Toy Box, there are no rules and you can create any adventure you want. Share your creations with your friends with up to 4-player co-op play.

For more information join the official Disney Infinity Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/disneyinfinity or visit the official site https://infinity.disney.com/toy-box.

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Second Wave of Disney Infinity Figures Announced

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The second wave of Disney Infinity figures are set to begin releasing in October and continue through part of 2014.

The new additions include Sorcerer Mickey from Fantasia; Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story; Wreck-It Ralph and Vanellope from Wreck-It Ralph; Phineas and Agent P from Phineas and Ferb; Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas; Rapunzel from Tangled; and Anna and Elsa from Frozen, a new Disney film set for release Nov. 27.

The second infantry joins such previously announced characters as Jack Sparrow, Hector Barbossa and Davy Jones from Pirates of the Caribbean; Mike and Sulley from Monsters University; Lightning McQueen, Mater and Holley Shiftwell from Cars; Mr. Incredible, Violet and Dash from The Incredibles; and Lone Ranger and Tonto from The Lone Ranger.

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Neil Gaiman Announces His First Video Game, Wayward Manor

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Critically-acclaimed, best-selling author Neil Gaiman (“The Ocean at the End of the Lane,” “The Sandman” series of graphic novels, “American Gods,” “The Graveyard Book” and “Coraline”) today announced the launch of his first-ever video game, Wayward Manor. Set in a 1920s Victorian Gothic pastoral estate, Wayward Manor players unravel the mystery of a ghost (player) seeking a peaceful after-life. After a remarkable cast of characters moves into Wayward Manor and wakes him from his post-mortem slumbers, the ghost must find ever-more inventive and brilliant ways to scare them away. As the ghost learns more about the living characters, he also learns more about his own death and after-life, and the danger they are all facing. Wayward Manor will be available just in time for the holidays on PC, Mac, and tablets.

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“For quite a while there’s been a story that I’ve wanted to tell, something inspired by the kinds of films that I loved when I was a kid,” said Gaiman. “But I kept running into the same problem: it didn’t really feel like a novel. It felt like something that you would have to experience yourself. So today, I’m proud to announce my first-ever game, Wayward Manor.”

Wayward Manor is being developed by The Odd Gentleman (The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom), an award-winning independent video game studio, in conjunction with Moonshark, a game publisher co-founded by Creative Artists Agency (CAA). The release is supported by a unique, exclusive presale campaign, offering rewards for fans including limited-edition merchandise, the opportunity to name a game character, and even a private dinner with Gaiman, among others. Presale orders are now being accepted at www.WhoHauntsNeil.com.

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The Man of Steel Official Mobile Game App To Be Released On June 14, 2013

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces the Man of Steel game for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, as well as Android smartphones and tablets, will be available beginning June 14, 2013 on the App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore for Android. Based on DC Comics’ iconic Superman character and inspired by the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures feature film “Man of Steel,” the game is a 3D-brawler that lets players combat General Zod and his invading Kryptonian forces on both ground and air in a fast-paced mobile adventure.

Developed by Phosphor Games Studio, Man of Steel provides players with two diverse game modes. Featuring custom, console-quality cinematic sequences, Story Mode transports players directly to Smallville, the Kent Farm and other familiar settings to battle General Zod and save Earth from its destruction. In Survival Mode, fans see how long they can last against a progressively more difficult swarm of Zod’s forces. Players can share their scores with friends to see who the ultimate Man of Steel is, as well as upgrade their skills and unlock new suits by winning battles and earning experience points along the way.

The Man of Steel App is available for $2.99 from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.AppStore.com. An HD version is available for $4.99 on iPad.

The game is available for $4.99 for Android smartphones and tablets from Google Play or Amazon Appstore for Android.

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Batman: Arkham Origins Official Trailer

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Batman: Arkham Origins features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline occurring several years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. Taking place before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous villains and assassins, the game showcases a young, raw, unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career as a crime fighter that sets his path to becoming the Dark Knight. As the story unfolds, witness identities being formed and key relationships being forged.

Batman: Arkham Origins will be available for the Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC on October 25, 2013.

 

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LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes Launches On iOS Devices

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today announced the release of LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, available now on the App Store. Delivering action-adventure gameplay to touchscreen devices, this latest caper is based on LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, the game which released to critical acclaim in June 2012 and was one of the best-selling videogames of the year.

LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes for iOS gives players the opportunity to join their favorite DC super heroes like Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and scores of others to save Gotham City from the menacing partners in crime, The Joker and Lex Luthor.  Players can unlock 80 usable characters through battling enemies and exploring numerous levels.  Or, they can gain instant access to their favorite iconic DC characters through In-App Purchases to harness full control of the vast array of powerful super heroes and nefarious villains.

Utilizing two distinct control schemes, Classic and Touch Screen, players will be able to take advantage of amazing super-powers and fun gadgets in order to defeat foes, solve puzzles, and even create unique super heroes with customizable characters. LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes is the fourth LEGO game for the iOS platforms, joining its predecessors that have generated close to four million downloads to date.

LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes App is available for $4.99 from the App Store or at www.AppStore.com.

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