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Exclusive: Behemoth Invests Heavily in Video Games with a New Publishing Arm

Since launching in 2020, Behemoth has made the news several times, including with it’s acquisition of Amigo Comics, it’s expansion into music with Grammy nominated artists and legendary record labels, and surpassing half a million comics sold and reaching 9th in market share among all comic publishers, all within their first full year of distribution. The company has announced a gaming label and its own development studio with a multi-million dollar investment focused on creating new first-party titles.

Their first slate of titles sees games like the Survival Horror title, Blank Frame, releasing as soon as January 28th on Valve’s Steam platform. With other titles, like Contract Killer, set to release in Q2 of 2022 on Xbox Series S/X, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and Steam. These titles including open world games like Vigilance 2099, Within Judgement, The Henchmen, Total Anarchy, and more games from other genres.

Behemoth has also secured deals to release physical editions of games on console and PC that development was not involved in beforehand. This includes the previously announced via their New York Comic Con panel, Postal 4. A game in the notable franchise which has seen a laundry list of controversy, including being banned from retailers like Wal-Mart, being labeled as “the worst thing in America” by Senator Joseph Lieberman, and receiving a Guinness World Record for being the most polarizing reviewed video game ever (Postal 2). Despite this the series has gone on to sell millions of units, and Behemoth has also revealed it will publish a card game for the series in mid-2022.

Contract Killer

The Henchmen

Total Anarchy

Vigilance 2099

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is Out Today on Nintendo Switch

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is available today on Nintendo Switch via the Nintendo eShop for $14.99. The game returns courtesy of Aspyr and Lucasfilm Games. Whether you’re a long-time fan or a newcomer who has yet to discover this genre-defining adventure, you can experience one of the greatest Star Wars RPG classics ever made at home and on the go in HD fidelity with upgraded resolution, textures, UI and cinematics.

Four thousand years before the Galactic Empire, countless Jedi Knights have fallen in battle against the ruthless Sith, and now you are the last hope of the Jedi Order. Can you master the awesome power of the Force and save the Republic? Or will you fall to the lure of the dark side? Hero or villain, savior or conqueror… you alone will determine the fate of the entire galaxy!

In the game, players journey through the original Star Wars RPG classic, set in an era long before the rise of the Empire and filled with unique characters, creatures, vehicles and planets. You can choose your own path with customizable characters and meaningful decisions that will impact your squad, your story and your destiny. Wield your own lightsaber and harness the power of the Force with over 40 different abilities. Adventure through eight enormous and iconic Star Wars worlds, including Tatooine and Kashyyyk, in your own daring starship, the Ebon Hawk. Choose your party from and build everlasting bonds with nine unique crewmates, including Twi’leks, droids and Wookiees.

The re-release allows players to experience the legend in incredible HD detail with upgraded resolution, textures, UI and cinematics.

Classic Star Wars Video Games are Coming Back to Retail Stores

Aspyr Media is bringing back some fan-favorite, classic Star Wars games to stores near you later this year. Two exciting bundles will be available on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The first bundle, Star Wars Jedi Knight Collection, marks the return of Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy. The second one, Star Wars Racer and Commando Combo, is a perfect fit for all prequel fans and includes Star Wars Republic Commando and Star Wars Episode I: Racer.

Each bundle will be available in North America and Europe for PlayStation 4 on October 26, as well as for Nintendo Switch on November 16. Pre-order today at a store not far, far away from you. The SRP for each bundle is $29.99 / €29.99 / £25.99.

Star Wars Jedi Knight Collection

Get two classic Star Wars™ games with the Star Wars™ Jedi Knight Collection, which includes Star Wars™ Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and Star Wars™ Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy.

Meet iconic Star Wars™ characters such as Lando Calrissian and Luke Skywalker in Star Wars™ Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, where you play as the Jedi Kyle Katarn, employing a unique mix of weapons, Force™ powers and your lightsaber™ in single-player first- and third-person action. Follow an ancient tradition and learn the powers – and dangers – of the Force™ in Star Wars™ Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, a single- and multiplayer action combat game.

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast:

A Jedi outcast struggles with his past, his enemies, and his destiny. Kyle Katarn’s classic adventure lands on Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4! Experience the legendary single-player epic with modernized controls.

  • As Kyle Katarn, agent of the New Republic, use your lightsaber and the full power of the Force to combat a new evil plaguing the galaxy.
  • Choose wisely from an arsenal of 13 weapons, including the disruptor rifle, thermal detonators, trip mines, and Wookiee bowcaster.
  • Test your skills in 24 single-player missions, four epic boss fights, and one unforgettable cantina.

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy:

Forge your weapon and follow the path of the Jedi. The online multiplayer classic comes to Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4 with modernized controls. Take on the role of a new student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.

  • Play with up to 16 online players in six online multiplayer modes, including Siege, Capture the Flag, and Free for All.
  • Customize your character by defining both look and gender before entering the Academy to learn the power and dangers of the Force.
  • Construct your own lightsaber from handle to blade. As you progress, discover the power of wielding two lightsabers or the ultimate double-bladed lightsaber made famous by Darth Maul.
  • Interact with famous Star Wars™ characters in many classic Star Wars™ locations as you face the ultimate choice: fight for good and freedom on the light side, or follow the path of power and evil to the dark side.

Star Wars Racer and Commando Combo

Get two classic Star Wars™ games with the Star Wars™ Racer and Commando Combo, which includes Star Wars™: Episode I Racer and Star Wars™ Republic Commando.

Climb on, strap in, and experience the pure adrenaline-pumping excitement of the Podracing sequence from Star Wars™: Episode I The Phantom Menace in Star Wars™: Episode I Racer. In Star Wars™ Republic Commando, you are the leader of your elite squad of Republic Commandos. Your mission is to infiltrate, dominate, and ultimately, annihilate the enemy.

Star Wars Episode I Racer:

The fan-favorite racer is back! Two engines. One champion. No limits. Take control of a podracer speeding through flaming methane lakes, Tusken Raider assaults, anti-gravity tunnels, and much more in a pulse-pounding, do-or-die fight to the finish line.

  • Choose from 25 playable racers including: Anakin Skywalker, Sebulba, and Ratts Tyerell.
  • Race tracks spanning 8 unique worlds including: Tatooine, Baroonda, and Malastare.
  • Work with Pit Droids to upgrade your podracer for higher top speeds and acceleration.
  • Discover short-cuts and secrets to master your lap times.

Star Wars Republic Commando:

The squad is your weapon. Boss, Fixer, Scorch, and Sev, better known as Delta Squad, are back on Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4! Relive the legendary campaign.

  • Welcome to the Clone Wars: Chaos has erupted throughout the galaxy. As leader of an elite squad of Republic Commandos, your mission is to infiltrate, dominate, and ultimately annihilate the enemy.
  • Battle Relentless Enemies: Battle a variety of highly intelligent and deadly enemies—from brutal Trandoshan mercenaries to the flying insectoid warriors of Geonosis.
  • The Squad Is Your Weapon: Your squad will follow your orders, performing complex commands and strategic maneuvers. You are their leader. They are your weapon.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is coming to Nintendo Switch

Aspyr and Lucasfilm Games have announced that the critically acclaimed and award-winning RPG legend Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is coming to Nintendo Switch on November 11. Whether you’re a long-time fan or a newcomer who has yet to discover this genre-defining adventure, you’ll be able to experience a classic Star Wars RPG both at home and on the go later this fall.

Four thousand years before the Galactic Empire, hundreds of Jedi Knights have fallen in battle against the ruthless Sith, and you are the last hope of the Jedi Order. Can you master the awesome power of the Force and save the Republic? Or will you fall to the lure of the dark side? Hero or villain, savior or conqueror… you alone will determine the fate of the entire galaxy!

Key Features:

  • Journey through a Star Wars classic set in an era before the rise of the Empire, filled with unique characters, creatures, vehicles and planets.
  • Experience a deep RPG with customizable characters and meaningful choices that impact your experiences with the story and your squad.
  • Harness the power of the Force with over 40 different abilities and wield your own lightsaber.
  • Adventure through eight enormous and iconic Star Wars worlds, including Tatooine and Kashyyyk, in your own starship, the Ebon Hawk.
  • Choose your party from and build everlasting bonds with nine unique crewmates, including Twi’leks, droids and Wookiees.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic will release on November 11 and is available for pre-order on the Nintendo Switch eShop today for $14.99.

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout – Gold Edition is Out Now

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout – Gold Edition is available today for $29.99 exclusively at GameStop for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. This new release of the blockbuster team-based shooter inspired by Hasbro’s legendary franchise includes the full base game plus two exclusive new skins from the Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins film – in theaters now – a digital art book, digital soundtrack, and the “Classic Duke & Classic Cobra Commander Character Pack” and “G.I. Joe & Cobra Weapons Pack” DLC.

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout delivers an original story adventure inspired by classic ’80s-style comics with 17 campaign missions featuring epic locations like the U.S.S. Flagg and Cobra Headquarters, intense boss battles, and iconic vehicles like the Persuader and Cobra H.I.S.S. tanks. Play the campaign on your own or with a friend in local split-screen co-op, then keep the fight going in four-player local PvP multiplayer modes like Capture the Flag, Assault, King of The Hill and Deathmatch Arena.

Play as your favorite heroes and villains from both sides with 12 playable characters, including Duke, Snake Eyes, Cobra Commander, Destro, Roadblock, Storm Shadow and more. Unleash a wide variety of weapons, skins, and devastating ultimate abilities as you mastermind world domination as Team Cobra and restore world order as Team Joe!

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout is Coming December 15 to Steam

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout, the team-based third-person shooter inspired by the epic characters and battles of Hasbro’s blockbuster franchise, will be available on PC via Steam on Dec. 15, 2020, for $29.99. Fans get also get the game’s Digital Deluxe Edition, which includes a digital art book and soundtrack, the Retro Skins Pack, and the Weapons Pack, all for $39.99. And during its first week of release, you can grab G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout for 20% off! Play as both Team Joe and Team Cobra in this action-packed adventure featuring a local co-op campaign and PvP multiplayer with support for Steam Remote Play Together.

Experience an original storyline inspired by classic ’80s comics, with 17 campaign missions featuring legendary locations like the U.S.S. Flagg and Cobra Headquarters, intense boss battles, and iconic vehicles like the G.I. Joe Persuader and Cobra H.I.S.S. tanks. Play the campaign on your own or with a friend in local split-screen co-op, then keep the fight going in four-player local PvP multiplayer modes like Capture the Flag, Assault, King of The Hill and Deathmatch Arena.

Choose your favorite heroes and villains with 12 playable characters from both sides, including Duke, Snake Eyes, Cobra Commander, Destro, Roadblock, Storm Shadow and more. Unleash a wide variety of weapons, skins, and devastating ultimate abilities as you mastermind world domination for Team Cobra and restore world peace with Team Joe!

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout is also available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout is Out Now for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout, the new team-based third-person shooter inspired by Hasbro’s hit franchise, launches today on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Play as both Team Joe and Team Cobra in this action-packed adventure featuring a co-op story campaign and PvP multiplayer.

Experience an original story inspired by classic ’80s-style comics, over 17 campaign missions featuring epic locations like the U.S.S. Flagg and Cobra Headquarters, intense boss battles, and iconic vehicles like the Joes’ Persuader and Cobra H.I.S.S. tanks. Play the campaign on your own or with a friend in local split-screen co-op, then keep the fight going in four-player local PvP multiplayer modes like Capture the Flag, Assault, King of The Hill and Deathmatch Arena.

Play as your favorite heroes and villains from both sides with 12 playable characters, including Duke, Snake Eyes, Cobra Commander, Destro, Roadblock, Storm Shadow and more. Unleash a wide variety of weapons, skins, and devastating ultimate abilities as you mastermind world domination as Team Cobra and restore world order as Team Joe!

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout is published by GameMill Entertainment and is available at major retailers and digital stores for $39.99. G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout — Gold Deluxe Edition, which includes special character skins for Duke and Cobra Commander, 12 bonus weapon skins, and an exclusive digital art book and soundtrack, is also available today on all platforms (digitally only) for $49.99.

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout is Coming October 13 to Consoles and PC

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout, a new team-based, third-person shooter based on Hasbro’s mega-popular franchise, has been revealed. Play as your favorite heroes and villains from Team Joe and Team Cobra in this action-packed adventure, coming to PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on October 13, 2020, from GameMill Entertainment.

Travel to monumental locations like Cobra Headquarters and the U.S.S. Flagg through an original story inspired by 80s-style comics. Take on 18 campaign missions featuring iconic vehicles and boss battles in single-player or local split-screen co-op.

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout features 12 playable characters, including Duke, Snake Eyes, Cobra Commander, Destro, Roadblock, Storm Shadow, and more. Each soldier has their own unique powers and can be customized with a variety of weapons and skins. There’s also multiplayer with modes such as Capture the Flag, Assault, and King of the Hill.

Transformers: Battlegrounds Comes to Consoles in October

While everyone was paying attention to the Playstation 5 news, the Playstation 4 teaser trailer for Transformers: Battlegrounds dropped today. The game is also coming to the Nintendo Switch, Steam, and XBox One.

As evil Megatron closes in on the Allspark, Bumblebee and the Autobots need a new commander to help save Earth – you! Assemble your squad and roll out for a battle that will rage from Central City to Cybertron… and even to the local multiplayer arcade!

Classic RPGs ‘Baldur’s Gate I & II,’ ‘Planescape: Torment’ & ‘Icewind Dale’ Out Now on Consoles

Skybound Games and Beamdog have announced that enhanced editions of several classic Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing videogames – including Baldur’s Gate, the Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear expansion, Baldur’s Gate IIPlanescape: Torment, and Icewind Dale – are now available on modern consoles for the very first time. Available globally, these boxed versions can be purchased at major retailers for $49.99 each on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch:

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Pack: Celebrating the series’ 20th anniversary, the original Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition and its sequel, Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition, return with all DLC and restored quest content, as well as the Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear expansion, featuring new original content developed by Beamdog to bridge the two games.

Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition / Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition: Two must-play games and all their DLC in one package – the chilling Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition, plus its expansions, and the enhanced edition of 1999’s RPG of the Year, Planescape: Torment.

These titles are also now available for digital download on the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Xbox One Store, and Nintendo eShop.  

Tailored for a natural gameplay experience on consoles, these enhanced editions give longtime fans and newcomers alike the opportunity to play these critically acclaimed adventures from a golden age of RPGs in a whole new way. Beamdog has upgraded each title with support for high-resolution widescreen displays, controls optimized for console controllers, new content, new characters and classes, expanded character creation options, redesigns of the UI and UX, bug fixes, balance changes and more.

Skybound Games and Beamdog will also release fellow all-time classic RPG Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition on consoles on Dec. 3, 2019. Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition is available to pre-order now at major retailers and the Skybound Shop.

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