News about 505 Games (Publisher)

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Driftce Is A Brand New Drift Racing Sim Coming In Spring

ECC Games and 505 are back with a brand new drifting sim. Driftce is heading to Xbox and PlayStation this spring, and it's bringing several licensed vehicles, as well as tracks painstakingly…

February 8, 2023 | 09:54 EST

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Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes' Fan-Voted DLC Announced

A few days ago, Rabbit and Bear Studios and 505 Games prompted fans to vote on the third DLC that will come from the highly-anticipated JRPG Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes. Today, the result has…

February 2, 2023 | 08:13 EST

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Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes Invites Fans To Vote on DLC

Suikoden spirutal successor Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes is set to release later this year, and the developers are again looking to their fans. This time, they are asking the fanbase to tell…

January 23, 2023 | 09:06 EST

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Control 2 Announcement Promises More Mind-Bending Fun

If you've been hankering for a Control 2 announcement, fear not, because that's now a reality. With 3 million copies of the original game sold, it probably seemed like a no-brainer for Remedy…

November 11, 2022 | 09:38 EST

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Journey Crossover Coming Soon

In a very interesting and odd turn of events, a Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Journey crossover has been announced. The release date for this update is set for August 23, 2022, and there are some…

August 19, 2022 | 03:15 EDT

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505 Games Snaps Up Puzzle Quest Publisher D3 Go

Italian publisher 505 Games has snapped up Puzzle Quest studio D3 Go. 505 says the new acquisition will enable it to expand its free-to-play business, and the publisher intends to continue supporting…

June 27, 2022 | 10:49 EDT

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Bloodstained June 2022 Roadmap Details New Content

The Castlevania series has inspired a similar game in Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night which has some plans for the future. The devs at Art Play have updated their roadmap to discuss further…

June 17, 2022 | 02:02 EDT

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Everything Announced At The 505 Games Spring Showcase

Today, 505 Games held its very first digital showcase at which the studio revealed a few new games on its slate for the next year or so. We got an in-depth look at three major upcoming 505 releases,…

May 17, 2022 | 10:00 EDT

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Action RPG Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising Release Date Revealed

The Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising release date is coming very soon: May 10, 2022 for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam, Epic and GOG for $14…

April 12, 2022 | 09:50 EDT

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New Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Character Announced

There's a new Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night character on the horizon. Starting from tomorrow, you'll be able to download a free update that adds the heroine from a rather well-liked mid-2010s…

March 30, 2022 | 09:45 EDT

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Debuting Crossover Character in Next Update

A new Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night character is in development for the next update -- and this playable hero is going to be from another game's universe. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has…

October 28, 2021 | 03:18 EDT

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Next Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Update Delay Detailed by Devs

We've been waiting a while for the next Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night update and now we finally know why: unspecified "major technical issues" have slowed progress on new content from Artplay.…

October 8, 2021 | 01:43 EDT

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Payday 2 DLC Brings New Weapons And a Free Update

Impressively, it's been over eight years and Payday 2 is still ticking. Today, Overkill has released a new Payday 2 DLC in the form of Jiu Feng Smuggler Pack 3, and a new small update that fixes some…

September 22, 2021 | 10:15 EDT

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Cozy Life Sim Grow: Song Of The Evertree Blooms In November

If you're a fan of Animal Crossing or Hokko Life, you're in luck. Grow: Song of the Evertree is a brand new cozy adventure with life sim and management elements. It's coming in November this year,…

August 30, 2021 | 11:44 EDT

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Control Multiplayer Spinoff And Sequel In The Works

Remedy has some good news for Control fans. The Finnish developer has revealed that it's working on a multiplayer Control spinoff, as well as a sequel that will expand the scope of the original and…

August 13, 2021 | 10:43 EDT

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Payday 2 Beta Launches to Fix Weapon Meta

Payday 2's meta has been the same since 2017 but that's about to change with the launch of a Payday 2 beta that will try to get underutilized guns back into the meta. Weapons have been tweaked such…

March 5, 2021 | 09:48 EST

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Bloodstained Classic Mode Release Date Set for Next Week

The Bloodstained Classic Mode has finally been locked in for next week, launching five new side-scrolling levels of content for fans of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Bloodstained: Ritual of the…

January 8, 2021 | 01:48 EST

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Classic Mode Delayed to January 2021

A Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night's Classic Mode delay has been announced, meaning it won't release until January 2021. It was previously announced to release in Q3 2020. Check out the tweet below…

December 24, 2020 | 11:41 EST


Control Ultimate Edition Next Gen releases Feb 2

Remedy Entertainment has announced that Control Ultimate Edition would be coming to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S on February 2, 2021 digitally, with a retail release following on March 2nd.…

December 18, 2020 | 10:15 EST


Remedy Entertainment's Control Just Had Its Biggest Month Ever

Remedy Entertainment has announced that their "next growth phase" will result in "bigger and more engaging games" in the wake of its recent success. Its latest title, Control, has had its biggest…

December 9, 2020 | 10:57 EST

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Bloodless Arrives in Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

The Bloodless Bloodstained Update has arrived, adding yet another playable character to Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is an "Igavania," a class of Metroidvania…

November 11, 2020 | 02:39 EST

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Control Ultimate Edition Delayed On Next-Gen Until 2021

Control Ultimate Edition has been delayed on next-gen platforms. The game now won't be arriving on PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S until early next year, and there's no specific word yet as to a…

November 6, 2020 | 09:17 EST

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Future Indivisible Updates Halted by 505 Games

505 Games has made the somber announcement that there will be no more Indivisible updates in the future. The recent dissolution of Lab Zero Games has effectively ended development, ending any hopes…

October 9, 2020 | 03:15 EDT

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Control Ultimate Edition Upgrade Reportedly Given to Current Owners and Revoked

A Control Ultimate Edition upgrade has been reportedly issued to a handful of gamers who weren't supposed to get it and subsequently revoked, angering some of the people who had purchased the earlier…

September 10, 2020 | 04:35 EDT


No New Control Features Will Be Added, Including Modding

Remedy Entertainment, the developer of Control and other titles such as Alan Wake and Quantum Break, recently held a Steam AMA (Ask Me Anything), where a few new tidbits about Control and other games…

September 8, 2020 | 11:20 EDT


505 Games Sticks To No Next-Gen Upgrade For Control Owners

Last week, Control was revealed to be coming to Steam, along with an Ultimate Edition that would also be upgradable to the next generation of consoles. Now publisher 505 Games is doubling down on the…

August 20, 2020 | 09:49 EDT


Remedy’s Control Coming to Steam; Ultimate Edition Revealed

Publisher 505 Games and developer Remedy Entertainment has announced that Control will be coming to Steam as an Ultimate Edition that will be releasing later this month on August 27. */ Control…

August 12, 2020 | 09:36 EDT

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Second Control Expansion Release Date Revealed

During August's State of Play event, Sony revealed the Control AWE Expansion release date. This second Control expansion release date is set for August 27th and will let players return to the world…

August 6, 2020 | 04:56 EDT

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Indivisible TV Show in Production

An Indivisible TV show is in production and is reportedly targeting a future release on NBC's "Peacock" streaming platform. On the off chance you're unfamiliar with Indivisible, check out this…

July 17, 2020 | 01:46 EDT

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Serial Cleaners is Full of 90's Style

The final bit from the Future Games Show was a new world premiere from developer Draw Distance with Serial Cleaners.  A single player stealth-action crime game, Serial Cleaners is the sequel to…

June 13, 2020 | 06:42 EDT

Koji Igarashi's game Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night has sold over a million copies

Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Roadmap of New Content Coming Through 2020

Koji Igarashi and ArtPlay's Metroidvania Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has sold over a million copies. In order to celebrate the milestone, Bloodstained is getting a raft of new content…

June 10, 2020 | 10:10 EDT

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Bloodstained Zangetsu Character and Randomizer Mode Arrive in Early May

The Bloodstained Zangetsu character and Randomizer Mode will be arriving in an update this week, finally fulfilling some longstanding Kickstarter promises. If you're unfamiliar with Bloodstained:…

May 4, 2020 | 05:17 EDT

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Indivisible DLC 'Razmi's Challenge' Launches This Week

The first piece of Indivisible DLC has been announced! Title Razmi's Challenge, this brand-new piece of content will give players plenty of new things to do. If you're not yet familiar with this…

May 4, 2020 | 04:23 EDT

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[UPDATED] Incomplete Indivisible Switch Release Surprises Even Developer

UPDATE: We received a statement from 505 Games regarding the early Switch release of Indivisible. The statement doesn't address why the developer didn't know about the situation; it simply states …

April 28, 2020 | 09:33 EDT

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Indivisible Update Releases Co-op Update, New Game Plus

Earlier today Lab Zero Games announced an update for their title, Indivisible, which receives a 4-player couch co-op and a New Game Plus mode.  The four-player couch co-op will allow players to drop…

April 15, 2020 | 10:47 EDT

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Journey to the Savage Planet DLC Hot Garbage Announced

A new showcase of Inside Xbox has shown that players should get ready for more laughs as Journey to the Savage Planet launches their first set of new DLC. Humorously called "Hot Garbage," the extra…

April 7, 2020 | 05:35 EDT

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Control's 'The Foundation' Expansion Revealed

Today, 505 Games and Remedy Entertainment unveiled The Foundation, which is the first expansion to Control. Those who own the Digital Deluxe version of Control for the PS4 will receive it for free…

March 16, 2020 | 10:45 EDT

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Bloodstained Roguelike Stretch Goal is Not Happening

Today, Koji Igarashi, the producer of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, has announced that the title's Kickstarter Stretch Goal of an accompanying Roguelike mode will not be released, with a…

March 3, 2020 | 09:32 EST

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Payday 2 Drills Being Removed Next Week

PAYDAY 2 drills will soon be a thing of the past, putting an end to the game's "Crate & key" microtransaction system. OVERKILL made a Steam Community announcement that detailed the upcoming…

February 21, 2020 | 02:29 EST

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Remedy Entertainment Discusses Control's Gameplay and Features Design, and More

Remedy Entertainment's recent titles, namely Quantum Break and Control, featured a number of impressive and innovative mechanics. Whether it was manipulating time or telekinesis, these…

January 19, 2020 | 12:30 EST

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PAYDAY 2 Console Editions Get Delayed Updates — Except for Nintendo Switch

Overkill Software has recently released an update for PAYDAY 2, but the PAYDAY 2 console editions are getting a bit of a delay in actually receiving the patch. Unfortunately, this is going to be the…

December 13, 2019 | 10:00 EST

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Control Expeditions DLC Available After Game Awards Announcement

Just as the 2019 Game Awards was kicking off, Control had a major DLC expansion drop, and even better it's available right now and free for all players. The video below shows some new areas and what…

December 12, 2019 | 09:44 EST

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Control Xbox Game Pass Release Disputed by Remedy

Update: TechRaptor received a response back from a Microsoft spokesperson about Phil Spencer's comment on Control being a part of Gamepass. We’re aware that “Control” was mentioned as coming to the…

December 5, 2019 | 03:30 EST

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Two Expansions For Control Announced, Alan Wake Crossover Hinted At

Two Control expansions have been announced as part of the game's post-launch roadmap. These paid pieces of DLC will be supplemented by some free content that will arrive in the coming months, and…

September 11, 2019 | 01:54 EDT


Lab Zero's Indivisible Jumps Out October 2019

After a long wait and delays, the crowdfunded title Indivisible by Skullgirls developer Lab Zero finally gets a definitive release date. You won't have to wait very long to get your hands on this…

August 8, 2019 | 12:35 EDT

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Targeting Mid-July For Switch Fixes

Artplay and 505 Games are targeting mid-July for the upcoming Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Nintendo Switch fix. The game has run into its fair share of problems on Nintendo's console including…

July 5, 2019 | 09:40 EDT

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Devs Working On Switch Performance Issues

Artplay and 505 Games are aware of the performance issues Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is having on Nintendo Switch. The studios are working to fix the problem. In a series of posts on the…

June 26, 2019 | 10:20 EDT

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PS4 And Xbox One Players Hit By Nasty Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Bug

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night players on PS4 and Xbox One have run into a pretty lethal bug. This bug blocks progress and forces players to restart the game. Patch 1.02 fixes it, but there's a…

June 20, 2019 | 10:20 EDT