The Year In Visceral Press Releases

VISCERAL:

  1. felt in or as if in the internal organs of the body : deep visceral conviction>
  2. not intellectual : instinctive, unreasoning <visceral drives>
  3. dealing with crude or elemental emotions : earthy visceral novel>
  4. of, relating to, or located on or among the viscera : splanchnic <visceral organs>

January 9:

The recipient of multiple industry accolades, including "Best PC Game" and "Best MMO" at E3, TERA gives players the best of both worlds: MMO depth delivered with the visceral gratification of an action game.

January 10:

We are currently developing Path of Exile, a competitive online action RPG. As veterans of various online role playing games, we understand what is required to make an addictive action RPG with visceral combat and a complex item economy.

January 29:

APB Reloaded features a rich experience similar to what players expect in premium packaged games. Players enter the city of San Paro to unite and fight with anarchist Criminals or join the street justice Enforcers. With two distinct open-world action districts, it's all about epic PvP combat, joining turf wars against enemy factions or running missions to gain money and notoriety. Players looking for a quicker, more visceral experience can choose between two Fight Club districts, pitting up to 32 players against each other in closed-off areas of the city, fighting for loot and boosting in-game status in modes such as Team death match and King of the Hill.

February 1:

Developed by United Front Games in collaboration with Square Enix London Studios, SLEEPING DOGS is a gritty and visceral open world cop drama set in the vibrant city of Hong Kong.

February 5:

The tense, frightening and action-packed fight against the Necromorphs returns – but this time gamers don't have to go at it alone! Visceral Games™, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) studio, today announced that Dead Space™ 3, the first big entertainment blockbuster of 2013, is now available at retail stores in North America and on Origin.com.

February 5:

505 Games, a global publisher of video games,and independent game developer Rebellion today announced that they will be bringing smash hit Sniper Elite V2 to Nintendo's new Wii U™ console with all new controls and a level of interactivity only possible with the Wii U™ GamePad™ touch screen.

Players will enjoy the same thrilling, visceral experience as they guide American OSS agent Karl Fairburne around historical locations throughout Berlin

February 5:

Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars is visceral, high-octane, physics-based mayhem.

February 18:

Destiny combines Bungie's trademark grand scope, sci-fi storytelling and adventures with visceral first-person action gaming that takes place in an unfolding, cinematic universe.

February 20:

Blizzard also announced today that the PS3 version of Diablo III will be shown live at PAX East, taking place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from March 22—24. Attendees there will be the first in the world to pick up a controller and experience the fast-paced action and visceral gameplay of Diablo III via the new custom-designed interface.

February 22:

Developed by Angry Mob Games (Guerrilla Bob, Muffin Knight and PREDATORS), AVP: EVOLUTION features visceral combat, impressive graphics, a rich sci-fi universe and offers players an unparalleled experience on Android and iOS phones and tablets.

February 25:

...for more visceral looking battles; multiplayer replays, to watch replays with friends; a leveling system that gives Heart of the Swarm players a new way to earn customization options for their online profiles; and much more.

March 15:

GRID 2 is the long awaited sequel to the critically acclaimed racing title GRID, taking players to beautifully rendered city streets, licensed circuits and narrow mountain roads for the most visceral and exhilarating racing experience yet.

March 19:

"Our goal for 'Judgment' was to deliver an intense experience that gets back to the gritty, visceral action that defined the original 'Gears of War,' while also pushing the franchise into some bold, uncharted territory," said Epic Games Senior Producer Alan Van Slyke.

March 28:

Engage in visceral tactical combat that will define you as a military leader and challenge you to wield the might of the Soviet Empire as you smash your way to Berlin.

April 15:

Players are immersed as they team up with friends online to fight in heroic battles reminiscent of the films, exploring a galaxy of vibrant planets, experiencing visceral Star Wars combat, all set to a sweeping musical score.

April 18:

"HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD is a riveting story that combines plenty of visceral action with compelling, multi-faceted characters and some sexy fan service," says David Del Rio, VP of Licensing, Sentai Filmworks.

June 5:

With advanced technology, years of gamer feedback, and SOE's new proprietary MMO game engine ForgeLight™, PlanetSide 2offers a truly competitive and visceral FPS experience with massive warfare, massive customization and massive community.

July 30:

"We're thrilled to be working with Vivid Games to bring an excellent boxing game to the PS Vita," said Shahid Ahmad, Senior Business Development Manager, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE). "Real Boxing is a visceral delight that really shows off the power of the PS Vita."

September 3:

Renown indie development team Coffee Stain Studios announced today its second DLC expansion pack for Sanctum 2, the innovative tower-defense and first-person shooter hybrid, will release on September 6 for PC via Steam. Menacing "infected" enemies, larger interactive map elements and grittier weapons, including the visceral Circle Saw, are a few of the many features in this adrenaline-charged DLC pack.

October 8:

In Dungeon Defenders II, the land of Etheria has been invaded by the Old Ones and players must rally, alone or with friends, against the invasion.. The game features brand new combat and tower placement systems that synchronize the roleplaying, action, and tower defense elements of the first game for more visceral and strategic gameplay.

October 28:

Massive SHIELD Update Unlocks Support for Hundreds More Android Games: There's no way to match the visceral thrill of taking command of a game with a console-quality controller.

October 30:

Told through the eyes of Marius Titus, a fearless Roman soldier who must avenge the murder of his family at the hands of barbarian bandits, "The Fall" brings the world of "Ryse: Son of Rome" to life with gripping storytelling and visceral action.

December 5:

A new trailer highlights the game's latest features as it displays War of the Vikings in glorious, visceral motion.

December 12:

Dark District is a sci-fi thriller that places players in a dystopian society set in the future on Tenebri, a tidally locked planet orbiting a star distant from Earth. Dark District, a remote mining colony without daylight, became the epicenter of an amazing new source of energy. Communication with Earth was mysteriously lost and the city has exploded into chaos. Players are able to build a district, train an army of mech units and engage in visceral combat against conflicting factions in a battle for dominance.