Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us Revealed

While it has been known for quite some time that Telltale Games has been working on a game based on the Fables property, little else has been revealed about the upcoming episodic adventure.  It is now known that the game will be titled The Wolf Among Us and will feature Bigby Wolf as the lead character.  Players will be tasked with keeping other fairytale characters hidden in our world.  The story of the game will take place before the comic series.

Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us is planned for a summer 2013 release on current-gen consoles, PC, and Mac.

Source: IGN

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Double Fine’s Broken Age Gets Its First Teaser

The Kickstarter-funded Double Fine adventure game finally has a teaser!  Broken Age, the result of over 90,000 contributor’s excited for a true adventure game and the brilliant minds at Double Fine, follows the story of two characters:  one a girl who is to be sacrificed to a beast and the other a boy alone in a spacecraft.  The game is expected to be released this spring.  The trailer below shows of the game’s imaginative environments and gorgeous art style.  Have a look:

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Revealed in Long Trailer

When the cryptic trailer for The Phantom Pain showed up back in December, there was plenty of rumors and speculation swirling around on the internet that it was a new Metal Gear game.  Those rumors have turned out to be right.  The next installment in the MGS franchise will combine the previously announced Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain.  The first trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is below:

 

MGSV has been confirmed for PS3 and Xbox 36o

Spring Sale Coming to Xbox Live

Xbox Live is hoping to start spring strong with a large sale of downloadable games and expansions.  The sale has the first episode of the excellent The Walking Dead game available for free with each subsequent episode available for half off (800 MSP or $10 for the entire season); the Skyrim, L.A. Noire, and Max Payne 3 expansions are marked down 50%; and select games including two Hitman titles, Just Cause 2, and Dead Rising 2 are discounted from 33 to 67% off.  The entire list can be viewed at Major Nelson’s blog.

Final Entry in the Penny Arcade Game Series has New Trailer

Penny Arcade On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 4 has its first trailer!  The Zeboyd developed conclusion to the Penny Arcade Adventures will be released for PC and Xbox Live Indie Games for $5 (or 400 Microsoft Points) sometime this spring.

New Red Band Kick-Ass 2 Trailer

Upcoming sequel to the 2010 superhero comedy film Kick-Ass has a new red band trailer.  The trailer features new additions to Kick-Ass’ team of superheroes including Jim Carrey’s Colonel Stars and Stripes.  The film is scheduled for release in the United States on August 16, 2013.

Saints Row IV Coming in August

Deep Silver, Saints Row’s new owner after THQ’s demise, has confirmed that the next entry in the Saints Row franchise will be available for “current-gen consoles and PC on August 20, 2013, in North America.”  The worldwide release will be three days later.  This next installment of the franchise was built around the concept of a scrapped DLC for Saints Row: The Third, Enter the Dominatrix, while being a complete gaming experience.

 

Source:  Joystiq

Cyberpunk 2077 to have “Multiplayer Features”

Upcoming CD Projekt Red game Cyberpunk 2077 has been confirmed to have multiplayer features.  Speaking with Eurogamer, managing director of Cd Projekt Red stated that the game will have an amazing story-based single player campaign, but the developer will “add multiplayer features.”  What those features will be was not stated.

Cyberpunk 2077 will be feature an open world for players to explore with their customizable player characters.  As the game will not feature a pre-defined player character as CD Projekt’s other franchise, The Witcher, players will be given more freedom with world exploration and story progression.  The game is expected to be released in 2015.

 

Source:  Eurogamer