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    Dangerous Driving

    Monday, April 8, 2019

    The Burnout series helped define a generation of arcade-style racing games, and essentially pioneered the action racing sub-genre alongside it. The early ’00s were a time of great…

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    Truberbrook

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    Truberbrook is a new point-and-click adventure from a German production company called btf. In the adventure, you play an American physicist named Hans Tannhauser, and you win an…

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    Anthem

    Tuesday, March 12, 2019

    The Good: Stunning graphics. Good music and voice acting. Flight can be exhilarating. The Bad: Repetitive kill and fetch quests. Surprisingly dull combat. Uninteresting weaponry. Crazy long loading…

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    Trials Rising

    Friday, March 1, 2019

    Since 2009, the Trials series has been the go-to franchise for stunt-based motorcycle action. With Trials HD becoming something of an underground sensation on XBLA and Trials Evolution…

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    ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove!

    Thursday, February 28, 2019

    The original ToeJam and Earl game was an early hit for the Sege Genesis, and one of the few examples of a slower-paced adventure game being a success…

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Apr
23

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For Honor Announces Year 3, Season 2: Sakura

Today, Ubisoft announced that the Hitokiri, a new warrior, will be joining the Samurai Faction in For Honor with the launch of Year 3, Season 2 on May 2 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. This new Season is the second of For Honor’s Year 3, which will continue to bring even more Heroes, new maps, seasonal events and more throughout the year.

The Hitokiri are ghostly warriors who have lost all faith in humanity. They wander the land clutching their Masakari, the mighty axes they used to sentence criminals, their presence on the battlefield spreading a black cloud that can terrify all enemies. This new archetype will have both female and male versions: Sakura and Yato. The Hitokiri will be immediately playable for all owners of the Year 3 pass on May 2nd, while all other players will be able to unlock the Hitokiri on May 9th for 15,000 Steel.

In addition, Year 3, Season 2 will introduce additional Hero updates to improve the roster, focusing on the Lawbringer and on the Raider as well as a new map, Canopy, that will be added free for all For Honor players on May 2nd.

Apr
23

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, The Fate of Atlantis Episode 1 Now Available

Today, Ubisoft announced that Fields of Elysium, the first episode of the second post-launch story arc of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, The Fate of Atlantis, is now available across all available platforms.

Fields of Elysium introduces players to the paradise of Elysium, an otherworldly realm of luscious growth and no conflict, ruled by the goddess Persephone. As the story unfolds, players uncover its sinister secrets while trying to unlock the power of the Staff of Hermes to find a way out of Elysium. Helping Hermes, Persephone’s friend Hekate as well as the human Adonis, players uncover the true nature of Elysium as it inevitably descends into civil war.

Each of the three episodes of The Fate of Atlantis will introduce new ability enhancements related to the three branches of the skill tree – Hunter, Warrior and Assassin. In this first episode, players will discover four new ability enhancements, including:

  • Ares Bull Charge is part of the Warrior branch of the skill tree, and will summon a projectile that takes the form of a bull charging forward. The projectile knocks down any enemy it hits and pierces though them.
  • Ares Madness, also part of the Warrior branch of the skill tree, will allow players to have a new fighting set that overpowers their enemies for a short period of time.
  • Might of Artemis is part of the Hunter branch of the skill tree. Enemies, when hit by the stun, automatically take critical damage from any subsequent melee attack for the duration of the stun.
  • Kronos Time Warp is part of the Assassin branch of the skill tree. This ability will grant each head shot additional slow-down time and higher damage, which is perfect for fighting enemies.
Apr
23

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Neverwinter Launches Undermountain, Largest Expansion Ever

Today, Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios announced Neverwinter: Undermountain is now available on PC, and coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on June 11th. Adventurers are summoned to Halaster Blackcloak’s dungeon beneath Waterdeep where they will explore five new Adventure Zones via the Yawning Portal social hub. Players will encounter and be guided by the proprietor of the well-known tavern, Durnan (voiced by Dungeon Master Ruty Rutenberg), and the Chultan priest of Waukeen, Obaya Uday (voiced by D&D community leader and founder of Gilding Light, Satine Phoenix). Adventurers in Neverwinter can also look forward to a level cap increase to 80, an Endgame Dungeon, Class Powers and Feats overhauls, a revamped Boons system, a richer loot drop experience and tons more in Undermountain.

Apr
23

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s Final DLC “The Path of Home” is Out Now

Square Enix, Eidos-Montréal, and Crystal Dynamics today announced “The Path Home,” the final DLC adventure for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, is available now. Out as an exclusive free download to all Season Pass holders, “The Path Home” is available for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam.

Following the end of Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the dust had settled and the battle seemed over. However, when allies go missing, Lara must search ancient tunnels to try and find them. Lara’s new journey features a brand-new challenge tomb, which contains a secret that’s been hidden for ages.

Also exclusive to the Season Pass are the new Midnight Sentinel outfit, which enables longer focus and perception durations, and the Silver Strike bow, which causes arrows to penetrate enemy body armor or even pierce multiple unarmored enemies. In addition, the new Magic Touch skill allows Lara to consume fewer resources when crafting on the go. Completing the Season Pass additions, Score Attack and Time Attack are now playable for all tombs from the main game.

Apr
23

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Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Now Available on Switch

Capcom today announced that Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen is now available on the Nintendo Switch for $29.99 USD. Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen on Nintendo Switch comes complete with all previously released extra content, DLC and the Dark Arisen expansion.

Apr
23

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Doraemon Story of Seasons Announced for Switch and PC

Bandai Namco today announced Doraemon Story of Seasons for the Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam. The game is scheduled for release in Fall 2019.

The anime character – Doraemon – makes his way into the Story of Seasons series in a brand new farming adventure. Players will be able to enjoy traditional Story of Seasons activities like growing crops, cultivating their farm, exploring, bug hunting, and much more.

Noby and other familiar faces from the Doraemon franchise will take part in a journey across the title’s original local town. Players will develop the town along with their own farm while interacting and forming bonds with other townspeople. Doraemon’s secret gadgets will also be featured throughout Doraemon Story of Seasons.

Apr
23

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Mortal Kombat 11 is Now Available

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced that Mortal Kombat 11, the latest entry in the franchise from NetherRealm Studios, is now available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Mortal Kombat 11 follows the events of Mortal Kombat X and introduces a time-bending narrative bringing together characters from different Mortal Kombat eras, along with various franchise-first fighters, culminating in the ultimate generational clash as current characters collide with their past selves. Mortal Kombat 11 also debuts the Custom Character Variation System, which offers nearly infinite customization options for players, providing a deeper and more personalized experience than ever before.

Apr
23

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LEGO DC Super-Villains: SHAZAM! Movie Packs 1 & 2 Available Now

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released the second SHAZAM! movie level pack for LEGO DC Super-Villains on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. The DLC packs add new levels and DC characters inspired by the Warner Bros. Pictures film, SHAZAM!

SHAZAM! Movie Level Pack 1 and 2 are part of the Season Pass in the LEGO DC Super-Villains Deluxe Edition which can be purchased separately for $14.99. For players that want to purchase SHAZAM! Movie Level Pack 1 and 2 à la carte, they can now be purchased together in a bundle for $5.99.

Apr
22

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Mortal Kombat 11 – Launch Trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios today released the official Mortal Kombat 11 Launch Trailer set to a remix created by DJ, Dimitri Vegas and 2WEI, of the song “Techno Syndrome,” an iconic, cultural staple of the Mortal Kombat franchise since 1995.

Mortal Kombat 11 will be available beginning April 23rd for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Apr
22

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Earthworm Jim and Mickey Mouse Coming to Sega Genesis Mini

Sega has announced the next 10 titles that will be included in the upcoming Sega Genesis Mini, which will launch on September 19th for $79.99 USD.

    1. Earthworm Jim
    2. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
    3. Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
    4. World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
    5. Contra: Hard Corps
    6. Streets of Rage 2
    7. Thunder Force III
    8. Super Fantasy Zone
    9. Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
    10. Landstalker