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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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    Far Cry: New Dawn

    Saturday, February 16, 2019

    Seventeen years have passed since the nuclear bombs were detonated, one of the potential endings of Far Cry 5. In the wake of the apocalypse, the survivors of…

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    Crackdown 3

    Saturday, February 16, 2019

    After eight and a half years, the third entry in the Crackdown series is finally available. The first game hit the Xbox 360 in 2007 and was one…

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Get a Sneak Peek at Nintendo Labo: VR Kit in New Video

Nintendo Labo: VR Kit launches exclusively for the Nintendo Switch on April 12th with dozens of simple and fun virtual reality experiences for kids and families to enjoy together. Get a sneak peek at what’s included in the Nintendo Labo: VR Kit in this new video released by Nintendo.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Zombies – Ancient Evil Trailer

Activision today released the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 “Ancient Evil” trailer. The next Zombies adventure in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is arriving next Tuesday for Black Ops Pass owners. “Ancient Evil” beckons the intrepid foursome from the Chaos Storyline – Bruno, Diego, Scarlett and Shaw – in a brand-new adventure into an underground Greek city to face off against new varieties of the undead.

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Life is Strange 2 Episode 3 Coming May 9th

Square Enix today announced the release date for the third episode of the five-episode season Square Enix External Studios and Michel Koch and Raoul Barbet’s Life is Strange team at Dontnod Entertainment. Life is Strange 2 Episode 3: ‘Wastelands’, will release on May 9th on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. Episode 4 and Episode 5 will release on August 22nd and December 3rd, respectively.

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New Hitman 2 Sniper Assassin Map Coming March 26th

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive today revealed a new Hitman 2 trailer for the upcoming Hantu Port Sniper Assassin Map, all-new DLC arriving on March 26th. The latest map for Sniper Assassin mode, a standalone co-op experience within Hitman 2, transports players to a container yard set on the island of Singapore where Han Ldong and his wife have been kidnapped by a group of highly skilled criminals known as the Heavenly Guard. Players can take on the solo role of Agent 47 or complete the contract via online co-op as one of two operatives, Stone and Knight, to take out various targets before they transfer their hostages to a nearby cargo ship.

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Sega Releases New Behind-the-Scenes Music Video for Team Sonic Racing

Today, Sega dropped a new behind-the-scenes video showcasing the music production behind Team Sonic Racing, featuring Japanese electronic music artist Toriena and Sonic Team Sound Director, Jun Senoue. In the video, the artists collaborate on remixed version of the song “Bingo Party” from the 2003 game Sonic Heroes, bringing forth their signature sounds to match the game’s casino-themed map.

Team Sonic Racing is set to release on May 21st on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.

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Battlefield V: Firestorm Gameplay Revealed in New Trailer

Firestorm, the new battle royale mode coming to Battlefield V, dropped its official gameplay trailer today. Launching on March 25th, Firestorm is battle royale re-imagined for Battlefield in a 64-player fight for survival across air, land and sea.

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Play the Mortal Kombat 11 Closed Beta on March 27th

The Mortal Kombat 11 closed beta begins next week on March 27th at 8 a.m. PDT in North America and will run through Sunday, March 31st at 11:59 p.m. PDT. All players who pre-order Mortal Kombat 11 on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One at select retailers will receive access to the closed beta, which features five different characters, each with unique abilities and Fatalities, including fan-favorite fighters Baraka, Jade, Kabal, Scarlet and Scorpion.

Players participating in the closed beta will experience a preview of the all-new Custom Character Variation System, which will offer nearly infinite customization options to personalize fighters with a variety Skins, Gear, Special Abilities, Intro and Victory Cinemas, Taunts and Brutalities. Gameplay modes offered in the close beta will include online multiplayer matches, along with Towers of Time, a single-player mode where players can test their skills through various challenges, providing more ways than ever to continue the Mortal Kombat 11 experience.

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

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Square Enix Takes Players Inside The Final Fantasy Series

Square Enix today unveiled an in-depth look at Final Fantasy IX. The featurette, titled “Inside Final Fantasy IX,” takes a look at some of the secrets and anecdotes from the development of the game, featuring interviews with:

  • Shinji Hashimoto (Producer)
  • Toshiyuki Itahana (Artist)
  • Kazuhiko Aoki (Event Designer)
  • Nobuaki Komoto (Event Planner)

The first in an ongoing series of developer featurettes, “Inside Final Fantasy” takes viewers on a deep dive into the legacy of the series bringing together interviews with a variety of original creators, artists and developers.

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God of War Wins Game of the Year Award at the 19th Annual GDC Awards

Sony Santa Monica and Sony Interactive Entertainment’s reimagining of the action/adventure series, God of War, was honored with the prize for Game of the Year at last night’s 19th annual Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony during the 2019 Game Developers Conference at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco.

The exploration of young love, Florence, earned developer Mountains two awards, for Best Debut and Best Mobile Game. Developer Beat Games also took home two awards for its VR rhythm game Beat Saber, for Best VR/AR Game and the Audience Award.

The full slate of winners of the 2019 GDCAs also includes Best Technology winner Red Dead Redemption 2 by Rockstar Games. Lucas Pope’s 3909 won Best Narrative for Return of the Obra Dinn. 2018 IGF Award winner, Celeste, by developer Matt Makes Games, returned to the awards podium with their win for Best Audio. The platform-adventure game, Gris by Nomada Studio, earned the award for Best Visuals. The Award for Best Design went to Into the Breach developed by Subset Games, and Nintendo’s Labo won the Innovation Award.

An archive of the award ceremony, as well as the full presentation of the Independent Games Festival Awards, can be viewed at http://twitch.tv/gdc.

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New Mortal Kombat 11 Trailer Reveals Kotal Kahn as Latest Playable Character

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios today released a new Mortal Kombat 11 gameplay trailer featuring character, Kotal Kahn.

Kotal Kahn is an Osh-Tekk warrior and Emperor of Outworld. Years ago, Kotal saved the Empire from chaos and claimed the throne of Kahn. Now his reign is plagued by rising tensions at home and abroad. Determined to keep order, Kotal wrestles with the temptation to exercise the same brutal tactics as his predecessors. Kotal summons the power of the sun to strengthen his abilities against his opponents. Additionally, a more in-depth look at the fighting style of Kotal Kahn’s opponent, Jacqui Briggs, is showcased in the trailer with her implementing experience as a competitive fighter trained in kickboxing and martial arts.

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