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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.

Explore The World of Concrete Genie in a New Art Book this December

Dark Horse Books and Pixelopus present The Art of Concrete Genie: an art book full of heartwarming, magnificent illustrations fans of Ash and his wildly varied ‘living paint’ creations within Concrete Genie will adore.

Walk among the mysterious streets of Denska and collect the real pages of artwork behind Pixelopus’ endearing video game Concrete Genie, available exclusively on PlayStation 4! The Art of Concrete Genie studies the power of self-expression, creativity, and the philosophy at the game’s core: the belief that anyone can be an artist. 

In The Art of Concrete Genie you can explore the characters, monsters, and lore of Denska to uncover the secrets behind Pixelopus’ ‘living paint’ mechanics that allow the walls of Denska to come alive with player creations. Experience a special, behind the scenes look at the development of Concrete Genie from the small and passionate team that brought it to life in 160 pages of full color.

The Art of Concrete Genie goes on sale December 10, 2019, and retails for $29.99.

The Art of Concrete Genie

Marvel’s Avengers Coming to PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Stadia

E3 is right around the corner and one of the most anticipated games is Marvel’s Avengers by Square Enix. Its been revealed that not only is the game coming to the PS4, Xbox One, and PC, but also to Google Stadia.

The revelation came fromt he game’s Twitter account where an image of the poster on the side of a building shows the four platforms.

We can also assume it won’t by coming to the Nintendo Switch based on this.

The game is the first of a multi-game partnership between Marvel and Square Enix. We’ll learn more about it very soon.

Marvel’s Iron Man VR is Coming to Playstation VR Later This Year

Announced at the Playstation “State of Play,” later this year you’ll be able to experience what it’s like to be within Iron Man‘s armor with Marvel’s Iron Man VR. The game comes to Playstation VR exclusively from Marvel Games, Sony Interactive Entertainment, and Camouflaj.

Featuring the brand new “Impulse Armor” designed by Adi Granov the game has you playing as Tony Stark confronting ghosts from his past. You’ll come in contact with allies and villains jetting around the globe on heroic missions. The game will include flying, shooting, and more taking advantage of the virtual reality platform.

The Walking Dead: The Final Season Ep. 4 & Boxed Edition Coming March 26

It’s hard to believe Clem’s journey is coming to an end. Skybound Games has announced that The Walking Dead: The Final Season will launch on March 26. On top of the digital release, a physical boxed edition that includes the entirety of The Walking Dead: The Final Season for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.

This version will be available at all major retailers, including in the Skybound Shop. For fans looking for a great gift to give, or to actually hold the final chapters of Clem’s story in your hands, you’ll soon have that chance!

Marvel’s Spider-Man Gets Two New Suits Today, Bombastic Bag Man and Future Foundation

Insomniac GamesMarvel’s Spider-Man for the Playstation 4 is getting even more outfits for you to swing around in.

In Amazing Spider-Man #258, Spider-Man was wearing the symbiote costume and the Fantastic Four helped him get it off leaving him in his underpants. To conceal his identity he borrowed a Fantastic Four costume and a grocery bag to hide his identity, hence Bombastic Bag Man!

Marvel's Spider-Man Bombastic Bag Man

But, that’s not the only history of Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four. Spider-Man joined the Fantastic Four when they were the Future Foundation donning a black and white costume.

Both costumes are available today by downloading patch 1.14.

Marvel's Spider-Man Future Foundation

Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man Outfit Swings Into Marvel’s Spider-Man

As a “holiday gift,” Insomniac Games has released Sam Raimi‘s version of Spider-Man for Marvel’s Spider-Man for the Playstation 4. The suit is included for free in the latest update for the game.

Fans have demanded, ie at times harassed the Insomniac staff, to add the suit to the game since its release. They have now moved on to doing the same to get the suit from The Amazing Spider-Man. The lesson, don’t give into online harassment, it only encourages more.

Sam Raimi Spider-Man for Marvel's Spider-Man on Playstation 4

Around the Tubes

Goddess Mode #1

It’s new comic book day tomorrow! What’s everyone excited for? What do you plan on getting? Sound off in the comments below! While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

DC – DC Universe’s Stargirl Series Adds the Justice Society – Really looking forward to this!

Kotaku – Spider-Man PS4 Players Are Still Holding Out Hope For The ‘Sam Raimi Suit’ – Duh!

Reviews

Newsarama – Electric Wariors #2
Talking Comics – Fantastic Four Wedding Special
CBR – Goddess Mode #1
Talking Comics – Wizard Beach #1

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Silver Lining, the Third DLC Gets a Teaser

In the tension-filled finale to Marvel’s Spider-Man: The City That Never Sleeps, the web-slinger must rely on unlikely allies to protect the city from calamity.

Silver Sable has stormed back to reclaim her stolen Sable International tech. With New York Police Chief Yuri Watanabe on administrative leave following her exploits against Hammerhead, Spider-Man will have to rely on unlikely allies to keep Marvel’s New York safe.

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Silver Lining features new missions, new and upgraded enemy and crime types, along with upgraded Hammerhead bases and storyline quests. There will also be new trophies, challenges, and three new suits for players to unlock.

Playstation is partnering with Sony Pictures on the upcoming film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, in theaters December 14. We are offering a special promotion where users who pre-order the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse film from PlayStation Store will receive a voucher for Marvel’s Spider-Man: Silver Lining, a dynamic theme, and avatars as their pre-order incentive.

The new DLC includes Peter Parker’s suit from the movie. Pre-orders for the movie officially start December 14 and then you’ll be able to unlock and swing around in the film’s version of Peter Parker’s suit once Marvel’s Spider-Man: Silver Lining launches!

You can pre-order Marvel’s Spider-Man: Silver Lining for $9.99 USD MSRP on PlayStation Store. Of course, if you haven’t tried any of the post-launch content yet, you also can buy the Marvel’s Spider-Man: The City That Never Sleeps bundle of all three chapters for $24.99 USD MSRP and start playing the first two chapters now. 

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Silver Lining is available for download on the PlayStation 4 system December 21, 2018.

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