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Video game releases: ‘Pillars of Eternity II’, ‘Conan Exiles’, ‘Trailblazers’

/ 05:45 PM May 07, 2018

Highly anticipated sequel “Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire” adds naval exploration to land-based adventuring, “Conan Exiles” thrusts players into an unforgiving survival environment, “Trailblazers” looks to give arcade racing a fresh coat of paint, acclaimed visual novel “Steins;Gate 0” arrives on PCs worldwide, and “Laser League” launches its own light-based spin on team sports.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
For Windows PC
From May 8

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A role-playing adventure, sequel to a highly acclaimed predecessor and, in a novel iteration, bringing a focus on seafaring exploits as players travel through the Deadfire island chain. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One editions to follow later in the year.

Conan Exiles
For PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows PC
From May 8

Survive in the bloodthirsty Hyborian Age, world of Robert E. Howard’s Conan the Barbarian, crafting essential equipment and relying on combat-toughened fighting skills. In Early Access on PC and XBO since 2017.

Trailblazers
For PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows PC
From May 9

The paint-based antics of “Splatoon” reach the racing genre: trace colorful, boost-begetting racing lines for yourself and your teammates, and color over those of your opponents. Switch edition in June.

Steins;Gate 0
For Windows PC
From May 8 worldwide

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Futuristic, multithreaded, time-traveling visual novel in which various characters try to prevent a third world war by controlling the outcome of an AI experiment. Released on PC following a Japanese debut in 2015 and a worldwide release on PS4, PC and Vita in 2016.

Laser League
For PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows PC
From May 10

Futuristic sports game in which teams fry each other with deadly light in beam-bouncing arenas. In early access on PC since February, generating a 90 percent approval rating on Steam in the time since; developer Roll7 is already well established thanks to the successes of “OlliOlli” and “Not a Hero”. JB

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