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Friday, May 23, 2014 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on May 23, 2014 @ 1:30 p.m. PDT

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:

We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...

Killer is Dead: Nightmare Edition (PC)

In Killer is Dead: Nightmare Edition, players can slice, dice and shoot as the executioner, Mondo Zappa.

Key Features:

  • New difficulty mode called Nightmare Mode. In this mode, enemies can only be defeated using the following attacks: Adrenaline Burst, Dodge Burst, Headshots, so the gameplay requires far more skill and tactics. Players will not be able to use the Final Judgement finisher (QTE mode) to defeat enemies.
  • Theater Mode - Rewatch cutscenes and get extended background information on characters, helping to unravel the story after your 1st playthrough
  • Smooth Operator Pack for console will be included, which includes X-ray glasses, bewitching outfits, stunning beauties, and a killer new mission and boss!

Killer is Dead: Nightmare Edition is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available on Steam for $19.99.

Tropico 5 (PC)

In this "dictator sim," take control of the island of Tropico during the colonial period and guide your city through the eras as it grows. Let your whim take you wherever you like, and make El Presidente proud! Face new challenges, including advanced trading mechanics, technology and scientific research, exploration, and cooperative and competitive multiplayer for up to four players.

Key Features:

  • The Eras: Start during colonial times, survive the wars and the Great Depression, and advance your country to modern times and beyond.
  • The Dynasty: Invest in the members of your extended family to turn them into your most valuable assets.
  • Research and Renovate: Discover new buildings, technologies and resources. Renovate your old buildings so they're more efficient.
  • Advanced trade system and trade fleet: Amass a global trade fleet and secure trade routes for export and import.
  • Explore: Discover what lies beyond the fog of war. Find valuable resources and explore ruins.
  • New art: All artwork has been redone from scratch.
  • Multiplayer: Up to four players can build their own cities and economies. Share resources, supplies and population or declare war on each other.

Tropico 5 is available on Steam for $39.99 for the standard edition and $42.99 for the special edition, which includes a guide and mini-DLC (one costume and one map).

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