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South Park: Phone Destroyer Open for Pre-Registration

Ubisoft and South Park Digital Studios have announced that South Park: Phone Destroyer, the new free-to-play mobile game is now available for pre-registration. This will notify players when the game can be downloaded, and will also give them access to a ManBearPig outfit for their character.

South Park: Phone Destroyer combines real-time combat with a card collecting game. There will be 60 single-player levels and more than 80 cards to be unlocked. The game is set to launch for Android and iPhone late this year. Check out the E3 trailer for the game below:

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Immortal: Unchained Taking Shot at Souls Inspired Shooter

There have been several takes on “Souls” style games, but today, Toadman Interactive has put a fresh spin on things with the announcement of Immortal: Unchained.

The game is a third-person action shooter RPG. The game’s story is being produced by writers from both the Witcher and Battlefield 1 teams. It puts players in control of a character who is given a simple task of going out and saving the world. However, the character has no memory of who they are or how they got to this point.

Since it is a take on the Souls style game, challenging gameplay will be at the core of the experience. Immortal: Unchained is a fresh new take on the emerging souls genre,” said Sarah Hoeksma, Marketing Director, Sold Out. “It is not for the faint-hearted and is a seriously challenging game. The story and ranged combat really sets us apart from other games out there and we’re really excited to finally be showing Toadman’s first IP to everyone at Gamescom.”

Immortal: Unchained will launch in 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Check out the announcement trailer for the game below:

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Reveals New Characters and Beta Details

Bandai Namco has released a new trailer, and have announced new details and characters for their upcoming fighting game Dragon Ball FighterZ. The game, which is being developed by Arc System Works is set to launch in February of 2018 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

In the new trailer, the first gameplay footage of Piccolo, Krillin, Trunks, Android 16 and the team of Android 17/18 was shown. Additionally, a new Party Match was announced. This online mode will allow one player to control a single character in the 3v3 battles.

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players can now register for the closed beta which will run from September 16 to September 17. The beta will include 11 playable characters: SS Goku, SS Vegeta, SS Teen Gohan, Cell, Majin Buu, Frieza (Final form), Future Trunks, Piccolo, Krillin, Android 18 and Android 16.

Finally, details were announced for the collector’s edition of the game. This version will cost $139.99 and include the following:

  • A copy of DRAGON BALL FighterZ
  • 7” Goku statue with exclusive “Manga Dimension” coloring
  • Exclusive STEELBOOK
  • Three Art Boards
  • A CollectorZ box to house all the items listed above

Dragon Ball FighterZ launches for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in February 2018. Check out the latest trailer for the game below:

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Age of Empires IV in Development

After teasing a big Age of Empires announcement at the Microsoft showcase yesterday, it has been announced that Age of Empires IV is now in development. The game is being worked on by Relic Entertainment.

Along with the new title, it was also announced that Age of Empires: Definitive will release on October 19. Age of Empires II and III will also be getting new versions. At this time, no release date has been given for IV. Check out the announcement trailer for the game below:

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Microsoft announced as publisher of PlayerUnknown’s Battleground on X-Box One

It was announced back at E3 2017 that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the incredibly successful PC game that has sold around 8 million copies, will be coming to Xbox One some time in the near future. Well now it appears that it will be published by Microsoft itself. This seems like a no-brainer, as Microsoft has saved a ton of money in the bank from not making any games for their consoles. The game will also be coming to the Xbox Game Preview program, which functions a little like Steam Early Access.

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Destiny 2 Releases Launch Trailer

With the console release of Destiny 2 less than a month away, Bungie has released the launch trailer for the upcoming first-person shooter.

The trailer focuses on the fallout of Dominus Ghaul’s assault and destruction of the Tower and humanities plan to fight back. Destiny 2 launches for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on September 6. The PC launch of the game will take place the following month on October 24. Check out the launch trailer for the game below:

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Pet Expansion Pack Coming to The Sims 4

During their Gamescom showcase, EA announced that the Cats&Dogs Expansion Pack for The Sims 4 is coming to Mac and PC on November 10. The expansion gives players access to cats and dogs that can be brought into the lives of their created characters.

The feature is highlighted by the Create A Pet Tool. The mode will give players access to multiple breeds of cats and dogs, as well as mixing breeds. The animals can all be customized with special outfits and accessories as well. Check out the trailer for the upcoming expansion below:

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Fe Launches Early 2018

EA has announced that their EA Originals game Fe will release in early 2018. The game is being developed by Zoink Games. The game is set to release for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, and Nintendo Switch.

Fe puts players in the control of a small cub that wakes up in the forest. Through platforming and puzzle-solving, players will discover the secrets of their surroundings, meet new creatures, and take on side quests. Check out the latest trailer for the game below:

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Junkertown Map Coming to Overwatch

Blizzard has announced a new map that will be coming to Overwatch. Junkertown will be a escort mode map that is also old home of Roadhog and Junkrat.

At this time, there is no release date that has been announced for the map. Check out the reveal trailer, and preview trailer for map below:

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Hub World Highlighted in Latest Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 Trailer

A new trailer for Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 was released today detailing the new Hub World, Chronopolis. The video showed off the variety of locations that players will be able to explore within the game. These included Asgard, Wakanda, Ancient Egypt, K’un-lun, and many more. All of these areas will be explorable through Chronopolis.

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 will release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on November 17. Check out the latest trailer for the game below:

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Final Fantasy XV Coming to PC in Early 2018

Square Enix has announced that the PC version of Final Fantasy XV will be coming to PC in early 2018. The game will be adding in PC features such as enhanced graphics and physics simulations.

The PC version of the game include the following GameWorks technology from NVIDIA:

  • NVIDIA Flow – creates vivid, combustible fluid, fire and smoke.
  • NVIDIA HairWorks – creates dynamic, life-like hair and fur for characters, animals and monsters that inhabit the game.
  • NVIDIA ShadowWorks – enables characters to cast shadows on themselves.
  • NVIDIA Turf Effects – creates life-like grass and vegetation in the game environment.
  • NVIDIA VXAO – adds depth and realism based on the physics principles shadows and light.

Check out the reveal trailer for the game below: