China Toy Fair


Ubisoft Releases Trailer for Tom Clancy’s The Division

TheDivisionGameSetting a new bar in video game realism, Tom Clancy’s The Division, from Ubisoft, has released a trailer showcasing the game’s next generation Snowdrop engine developed specifically to create a deep and vast universe.

The Division takes place in a once-familiar New York City, after a lethal virus has swept through the city causing society to collapse into chaos. The Division, a top-secret unit of self-supporting tactical agents is activated by the president to address and combat this emergency situation.

Tom Clancy’s The Division will be available on all next-gen consoles. although no release date has yet been announced.

Watch the trailer here.

 

Hastings Hosts Midnight Release Party for Battlefield 4, Assassin’s Creed IV

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Hastings Entertainment Inc. has announced its plans to host a midnight release party for both Battlefield 4 and Assassin’s Creed IV on October 28.  Battlefield 4 is a sequel to 2011′s Battlefield 3 and the 13th installment of the Battlefield first-person shooter video game. Assassin’s Creed IV is a sequel to Assassin’s Creed III and is expected to introduce a full cast of historical pirate characters.

Festivities for the night will begin at 9 p.m. local time and will end with the release of the games at midnight. Only select stores will participate in the midnight release party, so check with your local store to see if they are among those participating. All participating stores will also host a Pirates vs. Soldiers costume contest. The winner at each store location will win a Hastings $25 gift card.

While awaiting the release of the game, Hastings will also have a number of offers going on throughout the store. These offers will include 30 percent off all used video game accessories, video games, vinyl, books, and CDs; 20 percent off select headphones; and $10 off first party XBOX 360 and PS3 controllers.  In addition, all energy drinks during the midnight release party will be two for $4, fountain drinks will be $0.99, and candy will be “buy two and get the third free.”

Ubisoft Releases Trailer for Rocksmith 2014 Edition Session Mode

RocksmithUbisoft has released a trailer showcasing Session Mode, a new groundbreaking feature of Rocksmith 2014 Edition.

In Session Mode, players lead a band that plays along with them and follows their lead, and in the process, learn to improvise and create their own music. Players can jam with a friend in Multiplayer mode and create their own band experience.

Rocksmith 2014 Edition allows players to plug any real guitar or bass directly into their Xbox 360PlayStation 3, PC, or Mac to begin their musical journey. Rocksmith 2014 Edition will launch on October 22.

Activision Releases Skylander’s Swap Force Trailer

Skylanders Swap Force introduces the dynamic swapability feature. Kids and gamers explore Skylands and battle Kaos by swapping the top and bottom halves of the toys to transform 16 Swap Force characters into more than 250 unique combinations. Skylanders Swap Force has 32 never-before-seen characters with unique powers and personalities. The game also features new abilities—such as flying, climbing, and teleporting—which can be used in special areas of Skylands. Additionally, fans can play with their entire collection of more than 100, forward-compatible toys from both Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure and Skylanders GiantsSkylanders Swap Force is set to release in North America on October 13, Australia on October 16, and Europe on October 18. Fans can pre-order Skylanders Swap Force Starter Packs worldwide beginning on June 7. All games pre-ordered at participating retailers worldwide will come with a free Skylanders toy. The game is developed by Vicarious Visions for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and the Wii U.  The Wii version is in development by Beenox, and the portable Nintendo 3DSversion is in development by n-Space. The game is not yet rated by the ESRB.