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Rockstar Releases New L.A. Noire Remaster Trailer

With its release several weeks away, Rockstar has released a new trailer for the upcoming remastered edition of L.A. Noire.

L.A. Noire made its mark with its facial reading and police investigation systems when it was originally released in 2011. As detective Cole Phelp’s it was the player’s job to collect evidence on a variety of cases and determine what witnesses and suspects were being truthful or dishonest.

The remastered version of the game is coming to Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and a special version on HTC Vive on November 14. Each version of the game will be coming with visual enhancements and specific system changes as well. Check out the latest trailer for the game below:

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Metal Gear Survive Gets Release Date of February 20th

Konami has announced that the follow-up to Metal Gear Solid V, Metal Gear Survive will launch on February 22 in North America. The game will release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Along with a release date information about pre-order bonuses has also been revealed. Pre-ordering the game will grant players access to the Survival Bonus Pack, which includes the following:

  • 4 Gold-plated weapons: Bat, Sledgehammer, Survival Machete and Survival Spear
  • 4 Metallic survival scarves: Green, Blue, Pink and Silver
  • 2 Gestures: “Thumbs Up” and “Happy”
  • Mother Base Nameplate
  • “BOXMAN [THE ORANGE]” accessory
  • “Kabuki” face paint

Metal Gear Survive continues at the ending of MGSV. Players find themselves sucked through a wormhole into a world filled with zombie-like creatures. In order to survive, players must explore, scavenge for food and materials, build shelter, and fight off a variety of creatures. The game will feature a single-player campaign and a co-op mode. Check out the gameplay demo for the game below:

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Season Pass Details Revealed for Shadow of War

Warner Bros has released a new trailer and details for the Expansion Pass for Middle-earth Shadow of War. The pass, which comes in at $40 will give players access four expansions, which will include new orc tribes and story campaigns. Check out the full list of the expansions below:

Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion

  • The gruesome Slaughter tribe invades Mordor introducing new missions, Epic and Legendary Orcs, tribal showdowns and fierce battles, brought to life through the Nemesis System.
  • New fortress for the tribe.
  • New Legendary gear set and challenges.
  • Slaughter Orcs are the most bloodthirsty in Mordor, capable of ambushing players at any point, creating a deadly new challenge for players.
  • Available November 2017.

Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion

  • Introduction of the Outlaw tribe including new missions and captains for the Nemesis system.
  • New Legendary gear set and challenges.
  • New Outlaw tribe fortress.
  • The Outlaw tribe is home to the most rebellious warriors in Orc society, outcasts who have a deep contempt of all those who would rule them, be they foreign invaders or Lords of Mordor (whether Dark or Bright).
  • Available December 2017.

Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion

  • Players will control the assassin  Eltariel, and take on the newest edition to theNazgûl.
  • Eltariel’s will feature dual Elven blades and the ability to harness the Light of Galadriel with new combat abilities, skills, and gear.
  • New Nemesis characters, such as Flint and Tinder and the Slayer of the Dead, while battling the Nazgûl and learning more mysteries of their past.
  • Legendary Orcs who can return to join your forces in the main story campaign with new abilities added to the Nemesis System.
  • Unlockable Eltariel character skin for the main story campaign.
  • Available February 2018.

Desolation of Mordor Story Expansion

  • Players will control Baranor, the Captain of Minas Ithil as he and his army take on a new Orc threat.
  • Unite with Torvin, the Dwarven Hunter, to craft powerful new combat gear, including the shield, gauntlet, chain and glider.
  • Hire mercenaries to create a human army and conquer the all-new desert region of Lithlad.
  • Fight to survive in Mordor as a human without the power of a Ring or a wraith to cheat death in a new rogue-like campaign mode.
  • Unlockable Baranor character skin for the main story campaign.
  • Available May 2018.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Check out the trailer for the Expansion pass below:

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Announces Release Date and Season Pass Details

Bandai Namco has announced the release date and season pass details for their upcoming 3v3 fighting game Dragon Ball FighterZ. The game will launch in the US for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on January 26.

Additionally information on the season pass for the game has also been announced. The pass will cost an additional $39.99. It will give players access to eight new characters. Each of these characters will come with a stamp, lobby avatar, and alternate colors. At this time, the characters that will be released as DLC have not been revealed.

Check out some gameplay of the game below:

 

 

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Summon Night 6 Coming October 31st for PS4 and Vita

For those craving a JRPG, California-based Gaijinworks have announced a firm release date for their highly anticipated localized release of Summon Night 6.  The game arrives in the United States on October 31st for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, with the game arriving shortly after in European territories.

The news comes after Summon Night 6 faced several delays in the localization process. Originally slated for release in September, there have been a variety of 11th hour production issues that have occurred.

For those unfamilair with the franchise, Summon Night is a fantasy JRPG franchise that has spanned 15 years across a multitude of systems, including the PlayStation and Nintendo DS. Taking place in the fictional land of Lyndbaum, players embark on a quest of love, action, and courage through a steampunk setting, featuring multiple kingdoms, species, and epic battles. Battles take place on a strategy grid and feature a variety of close-range and long-range weapons. Below, we share Gaijinworks’ full description of Summon Night 6.

From the website’s description .

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“Released in Japan as a celebration of the series’ 15th anniversary, Summon Night 6: Lost Borders offers gorgeous widescreen graphics presented in high definition, a first for the series. The fully 3-D battle system allows Chain Attacks that happen automatically when an enemy is surrounded by two or more allies; in these situations, each ally can hit the enemy without risk of counterattack. In addition to the Summons that are a hallmark of the series, two allies can team up for a breathtaking “Summon Burst” attack that invokes a devastating magical strike from one of many giant fantastical creatures.

Combat is only one part of the Summon Night 6 experience. The series is well known for its “night conversations”—one-on-one encounters where various characters confide in one another, leading to a web of elaborate, emotional storytelling with many different branching paths. Lost Borders also includes several charming mini-games: One has you fishing for different types of aquatic creatures, while another involves cooking power-up meals using the bounty you’ve caught with your fishing pole.

The game features more than a dozen endings, many of which have sub-endings that can change depending on the player’s affinity level with a particular character. “Summon Night 6 is one of our biggest projects to date,” Ireland explains. “It has enough text to fill about five novels—over 50% more than the huge volume of text that Summon Night 5 had.” Adding to the enormity of the localization task is the fact that the English-language version of Summon Night 6 features voice acting: All key events are voiced, as in the original Japanese version, over 20,000 lines of dialogue in all.

Summon Night 6 also features Cross-Save. If you have the PlayStation®Vita andPlayStation®4 versions, you can move your save between them using the cloud, so the game can be played on the big screen at home, and on the small screen on-the-go!

Summon Night 6: Lost Borders is planned for North American digital and physical release on the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®Vita on October 31st, 2017.  European and Australian PSN release will follow soon after.”

 

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Payday 2 Take to the Battlefield in RAID: WWII

World War games are making quite a comeback lately, with the release of games like Call Of Duty: WWII and Wolfenstein: The New Colossus, as well as Battlefield 1, which deals with World War I. Payday developer, Starbreeze Studios, looks to follow the trend of old-fashioned gunplay with Raid: WWII.  The game takes the Payday formula into the gritty fields of the European Front.

Experienced players of Payday and Payday 2 will be familiar with the overall mechanics of the game: tight, frenzied shooting mechanics and multitude of enemies. Players are part of a squad recruited by British Intelligence, but instead of going the normal route of fighting the good fight, your team goes through more unconventional routes, including sabotage, robberies and assassinations. Players need to work together if they are to survive and successfully win the battle.

RAID: World War II is now Available for PS4 and XBox One.

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Sony Releases Gran Turismo Sport Alongside New Trailer

For the first time in four years, Gran Turismo, PlayStation’s flagship racing simulator, has returned for a  whole new generation in the form of Gran Turismo Sport. Seen as the beginning of a new age for the franchise and its fans, Gran Turismo Sport will feature the fine-tuned, polished balance between realism and accessibility.

For decades, the series was known for bringing an extreme amount of realism and depth to its visuals, as each car was painstakingly photographed and scanned into the game. Additionally, players had a variety of customization and tailoring options for each car from brake calipers to transmission intervals.

Gran Turismo Sport, while not a full numbered installment, will still feature a bevy of content, which includes 177 cars and 27 configurations of 19 tracks, with more content to be added later. This also includes a refined online mode for competition.  To celebrate the launch, Sony has released the television commercial that will accompany the game’s launch this week.

The commercial encompasses the legacy of Gran Turismo, showing gameplay footage from one of the very first games on the first PlayStation, as well as Gran Turismo 3 on the PlayStation 2. With Gran Turismo Sport, Polyphony Digital understand where they come from and where they are now, facing stiff competition from other racing games, like Namco Bandai’s Project Cars 2, Ubisoft’s The Crew 2, and Microsoft’s Forza 6 Motorsport. With that, Gran Turismo Sport is looking to pave the road into the future.

Gran Turismo Sport is now available for PlayStation 4.

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New Story Trailer Released for Battleftont 2.

EA has released a new trailer for the single-player campaign in Star Wars Battlefront 2.

The trailer starts with Empire Commander Iden Versio, the playable character escaping rebel custody, only to witness the destruction of the second Death Star and the death of the Emperor. Versio then sets off on a mission of relation to take down the rebellion.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 releases for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on November 17. Check out the new story trailer below:

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Ambitious PS4 + PSVR Title Megaton Rainfall Now Available

Everyone has always wanted to be Superman, but let’s face it, the Man Of Steel hasn’t had a good video game in decades. Imagine that wasn’t the case, however. Imagine a video game studio, in this case, Pentadimenional Games, created a game where you are essentially a galactic-traveling demi-god. A game where players can travel the solar system in a matter of moments and wield great power in destroying alien warships hell-bent on destroying the Earth. This is the world of Megaton Rainfall.

Megaton Rainfall is a recently released PS4 and PSVR title, where one lucky human has been granted tremendous power, transcending the limits of mortality and becoming a galactic being. Players can travel across the planets, from Earth to Mars and beyond in a matter of moments, fire energy pulses, and wield tremendous strength. As the Earth is under heavy assault from unknown invaders, it is up to you to use these profound powers to stop them from destroying humanity. Players are encouraged to fully use their free range of powers, but be mindful of the city below, as your powers can obliterate entire skyscrapers. Megaton Rainfall features a special Universal-Scale engine, meaning players can literally drop from orbit to the streets of a city in a matter of seconds. The game can be played both with and without PSVR.

Megaton Rainfall is Now available on the PS4.

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Rogue Trooper Redux releases 101 Trailer, Now Available On PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Steam

Since it was announced this past winter, Rogue Trooper Redux, from English developer Rebellion, has been gaining a lot of traction and momentum. From PAX West to New York Comic-Con, Rogue Trooper Redux has garnered a lot of attention — and for good reason. Originally released in 2006 for the PlayStation 2, Rogue Trooper innovated many gaming mechanics that we see today as standard. From cover-shooting to the combat capabilities, Rogue Trooper blazed a trail for others to follow. Now, Rogue Trooper is set to storm the battlefield once more with Rogue Trooper Redux for the PlayStation 4, Steam, Switch, and Xbox One. To accompany the launch of the game, Rebellion has released a 101 trailer to show players the basics of what to expect on the battlefields of Nu-Earth.

Based on the 2000AD comic of the same name, Rogue Trooper Redux takes place in the distant future, where mankind has colonized several dozen star systems. They discover a new planet and name it Nu-Earth, but when the drums of war pound, all hell breaks loose. A massive intergalactic civil war is waged over Nu-Earth, engulfing the planet in poisonous gases and making it uninhabitable. Still, the warring sides continue to fight, fitting their soldiers in combat HAZMAT suits that are more dangerous than actual fighting. To adapt, one side has created the Rogue Trooper, a special bio-engineered soldier who is built to survive the fields of Nu-Earth and deliver a vastly superior advantage with cutting-edge firepower and enhanced physical abilities. Following a surprise attack turned massacre, you are the lone survivor (of your squad) — but your squad isn’t necessarily dead.  As you recover each member of your team, their consciousnesses are transplanted into bio-chips and added to your primary weapon. They are alive again, and they will give you live tactical feedback as you fight through the enemy.  The war is upon you; it’s time for you to go rogue.

Rogue Trooper arrives next week for PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch.

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Sony Introduces Officially Licensed Mini Wired Controller

In a post on the PlayStation Blog, Sony has announced that Hori will be releasing an officially licensed mini controller for PlayStation 4. The Mini Wired Gamepad is designed for younger gamers and will release for $30 this holiday season.

The controller will feature a 10-foot cable and all the same buttons that can be found on the standard Dualshock 4 controller. However, it will not include some features such as motion controls, vibration, headset jack, touchpad, and the light bar.

Check out the full post from Sony by clicking here.

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EA Announces Shutdown of Visceral Games

In a post on their website, EA has announced that Visceral Games, the creators of Dead Space, Battlefield Hardline will be shutting down. Additionally, Visceral’s upcoming Star Wars project, which was being created by Uncharted 2 director Amy Hennig will be shifted to EA Vancouver. The, which was originally announced as a single-player, story experience will now shift and target a service model.

The previously announced Star Wars title was set to launch sometime in 2019. Now, the release date for the game is unknown. There is also no word of if Hennig will remain involved in the project going forward.

Click here to read the full post from EA.

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Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 Gets New Story Trailer

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer focusing on the story of their upcoming LEGO game, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2.

The trailer fleshes out the main story of the game, which features Kang the Conqueror stealing Marvel cities and locations and attempting to take over the world. The entire video is narrated by the newly introduced Cosmo the Spacedog, who takes up the task of alerting the heroes of the world to Kang’s actions.

New characters coming to the game were also announced. The list includes: Grandmaster (Thor: Ragnarok), Valkyrie (Thor: Ragnarok), Arizona Annie, Blade, Captain Avalon, Charlie-27, Chipmunk Hunk, Dormammu, Ghost Rider & Hell Cycle, Hellcow, Hobgoblin, Hulk 2099, Koi Boi, Lady Spider, Luke Cage, Misty Knight, Morbius, Phantom Rider, Red Wolf, Living Totem, Squirrel Girl, Super Adaptoid and Ursa Major.

Along with the trailer and characters, details on the game’s season pass have also been released. The pass will add six Level Packs four Character Packs to the game. Both are inspired by upcoming and previously released Marvel content such as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Balck Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, Ant-Man and The Wasp, Cloak & Dagger, and The Runaways.

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch on November 14. Check out the story trailer for the game below:

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Life Is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 2 Coming October 19th

Square Enix has announced that the second episode of Life Is Strange: Before the Storm, “Brave New World” will release on October 19 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

The trailer for the second episode introduces new characters and environments to the game. It also focuses on the evolving story of Chloe and Rachel, as they discuss running away and leaving Arcadia Bay behind. Check out the trailer below:

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Need For Speed Payback Reveals New Story Trailer

EA has released a new story trailer for their upcoming racing game Need for Speed Payback. Set in the city of Fortune Valley, the trailer focuses on the story of Tyler, as he puts together a crew to take his revenge on The House, a syndicate in control of the city.

Need for Speed Payback launches on November 10 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Check out the latest trailer for the game below:

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New Environmental Trailer Released Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds

Guerilla Games has released a new, environmental trailer for their upcoming expansion, Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds.

The new trailer highlights some of the new areas that Aloy will be exploring in the upcoming DLC. The short video shows off camps, ice caves, and frozen lakes to name a few.

Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds launches on November 7 and is available for pre-order. Check out the latest trailer for the game below:

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Evil Within 2 Releases Launch Trailer

With its release just days away on Friday the 13th, Bethesda has released the official launch trailer for the upcoming horror game The Evil Within 2.

The game continues the story of Sebastian Castellanos. This time, he is searching for his daughter Lily. Sebastian will again be fighting the creatures created from the STEM, which can also bend and break the world at the will of several individuals.

The Evil Within 2 launches on Friday the 13th of October for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Check out the official launch trailer for the game below:

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Today’s Hellblade Sales Going to Charity

Ninja Theory has announced via Twitter that all sales of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will be going to the Rethink Mental Illness Organization today(October 10) to honor World Mental Health Day.

Mental health is a major element of Hellblade, as the main character Senua struggles with voices in her head, hallucinations, and other health problems. Along with the announcement of the sale, Ninja Theory also released a new trailer for the game. The video is made up entirely of fan screenshots quotes from various press outlets.

Hellblade is available now for PlayStation 4 and PC. Check out the new trailer for the game below:

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Jurassic World Evolution Gets In-Game Trailer

Frontier has released a new trailer for their upcoming dinosaur park building game, Jurassic World Evolution. This new trailer was made in-game and shows off some of the different dinosaurs and environments that players will have at their disposal.

Jurassic World Evolution launches for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2018. Check out the latest trailer for the game below:

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Radial G Headed to PS4 and PSVR In The U.S, Slated For Release Before End Of 2017

 

Futuristic racing games aren’t anything new, but damn are they a lot of fun! This year, gamers have seen several different future racers arrive from LightField to Redout to Wipeout: The Omega Collection. Continuing this trend, Tammeka Games is bringing PlayStation owners Radial-G, a futuristic combat racer with a focus on tubular tracks.

Players will take to a large variety of different racing tracks, set across a multitude of planets across the Galaxy. The game adopts the tubular racing design, which will be familiar for gamers who may have played F-Zero X back in the day. This allows for full, 360 degree racing and an opportunity for the palyer to find the best possible track. AS these tracks take place in deep space, expect a variety of obstacles and challenges, all happening at insane speeds. Additionally, players will be encouraged to battle it out with an arsenal of weapons present on the track. The game also boasts a thumping soundtrack by various artists. Finally, the game will be playable with or without PSVR, making the game accessible for players, regardless if they have a PSVR headset.

Radial-G will launch on PS4 and PS VR sometime before the end of 2017. The game is currently available on Steam.