E3 2012 is right around the corner and an influx of games are pushing out their last promos before the big show. Today we bring you a trailer for Defiance, the SyFy television tie-in game; Spec Ops: The Line; and Dark Souls, which has DLC that gamers won’t want to miss out on.
Ever hear of a video game tying in with a television series? Nope? Now the opportunity has presented itself with Defiance. The game has an interesting premise, but it isn’t the story that is unique, it’s the concept of a TV series coinciding with a video game. It is said these two will “change and evolved together.” The first look caught our interest, and now Trion Worlds has brought one more video before E3 to peak our attention.
Taking place in the near distant future, in Defiance players will witness falling shipwreck debris as Earth is ravaged be massive “Arkfall” events that transform the world. Battle to survive against aliens who land on Earth and then sit back and enjoy the live-action show on a weekly basis. Trion is calling it the future of transmedia entertainment. Check it out below:
Defiance will be out in April 2013 for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.
Craving some Spec Ops: The Line? With the release date so close, the savage post-apocalyptic dystopia of Dubai can almost be felt. Briskly walking into battle with such a stone cold look in their eyes, who wouldn’t want to follow Captain Walker to the promise land of victory? We were somewhat impressed during our first hands on preview of the game, and this quick cut, action packed trailer gives it a good justification of what to expect. Watch the one-minute TV spot:
Spec Ops: The Line releases for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC on June 26, 2012.
Prepare to die in this all new DLC for Dark Souls. ‘Artorias of the Abyss’ is the new title for what is sure to be a great expansion of the Dark Souls franchise. Those who are looking for something more can experience a completely untold chapter in Dark Souls with new maps, environments, boss characters, enemies, NPCs, more weapons, new armor, and additional challenging content. This new DLC has it all!
Vice president of marketing for Namco Bandai, Carlson Choi, believes fans of the game will completely enjoy this content:
“Dark Souls fans are a highly determined group of gamers, they’ve earned their stripes through countless melee encounters and challenging boss battles; releasing new content with Artorias of the Abyss will extend their adventures even further. Namco Bandai has also been actively listening to the PC community and we are excited bring Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition to PC gamers via Steam and Games for Widows Live.”
Those looking to purchase this new DLC will have to wait until winter. The Arorias of the Abyss DLC will be available to download through Xbox Live for 1200 MS points or on the PSN for $14.99.
Along with this new content, the folks at Namco Bandai will be bringing the game to the PC. A huge petition had been filed by fans to get the game on the platform, and it seems as though Namco paid close attention to their devoted followers, announcing PC vesrion’s August release date back in April.
Dark Souls is out now for the Xbox 360 and PS3, with the Prepare to Die PC version coming this August 24.
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