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    The Last of Us Part II

    Friday, June 12, 2020

    2013 brought The Last of Us to the world and with it came arguably the most compelling story ever told in a video game. It began as a…

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    Minecraft Dungeons

    Friday, May 29, 2020

    Minecraft Dungeons offers up something completely new for fans of the legendary franchise. It’s hard to believe that in under a decade, we’ve seen Minecraft go from an…

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    Gears Tactics

    Thursday, April 30, 2020

    The Good: XCOM-style tactical action with some cool, new ideas. Who doesn’t love to chainsaw an enemy in half? The Bad: Some design decisions greatly reduce tactical and…

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    Streets of Rage 4

    Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    In 1994, Streets of Rage 3 hit the Genesis and it left a lasting impact on the beloved series – for better and worse. In a genre damaged…

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    Final Fantasy VII Remake

    Saturday, April 11, 2020

    For 20 years, players have wondered what a post-PS1 version of Final Fantasy VII would look like. Early PS2 tech demos showed what FF VIII cutscenes would look…

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Rocket Arena Available Today

Electronic Arts and developer Final Strike Games today announced that Rocket Arena, a 3v3 shooter, is now available with cross-play support on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via Origin and Steam.

At launch, Rocket Arena will be giving players access to all 10 playable heroes, which feature 100 levels of progression, 10 maps, 22 gameplay changing artifacts, custom games, as well as social and ranked playlists. The game will also include 4 competitive game modes, a cooperative mode, a training level and practice mode, daily and weekly challenges and dozens of cosmetic items, all of which can be unlocked through in-game progression.

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PUBG Celebrates 70 Million Units Sold With Remastered Sanhok Map for Season 8

PUBG Corporation today announced that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has sold over 70 million units to date. To commemorate this milestone, the latest update will return to the jungles of Sanhok with PUBG Season 8. The once familiar jungle destination is now an overgrown abandoned paradise that has been remastered to be leaner, meaner, and more deadly than ever before. Season 8 will release for PC via Steam on July 22nd and July 30th for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Stadia.

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Void Terrarium is Now Available on PS4 and Switch

NIS America today announced that Void Terrarium is now available on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Join a robot and and factory AI in creating a safe haven for the last survivor of humanity, Toriko, in a toxic world overrun with fungi.

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Prepare for Take-Off, Microsoft Flight Simulator to Launch on August 18th

Xbox Game Studios and Asobo Studio today announced that Microsoft Flight Simulator will launch on August 18th, and you can pre-order on Windows 10 or pre-install with Xbox Game Pass for PC today.

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Death Stranding is Out Now on PC

Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding is available today at retail stores and digitally on Steam and the Epic Games Store for PC. Published by 505 Games, Death Stranding for PC premieres with newly supported features and playable content exclusively available to PC players, including ultra-wide display support, high framerate, advanced tech from NVIDIA and an in-game crossover collaboration with Valve’s Half-Life and Portal series of games.

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Neon Abyss is Now Available

Team17 and Veewo Games today launched Neon Abyss on consoles and PC. In the world of Neon Abyss players face off against the New Gods, monstrous bosses formed from modern day venerations and obsessions, including mobile video, plushies, and fast food. As they fight their way through the descending and dynamically generated levels of the Neon Abyss, arming themselves with some of the 400 plus items, players will lay waste to hundreds of twisted enemies, encounter rooms of mini games, and hatch and evolve pets that help them on the journey into the depths below.

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13

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Civilization VI – New Frontier Pass: Ethiopia Pack Available on July 23rd

Today, 2K announced the second DLC pack in the Civilization VI – New Frontier Pass – Ethiopia Pack – will be launching on July 23rd. It will be available to anyone who owns the Civilization VI – New Frontier Pass or available for individual purchase for $4.99.

Included in the Ethiopia Pack is a new leader and civilization – Ethiopia – as well as a new District and additional buildings. Also, the DLC will include a new optional game mode called Secret Societies. This game mode adds four powerful and mysterious Secret Societies to the world, where discovering a Society unlocks a unique Governor with powerful bonuses which players do not need to assign to a city. Once you become a member of a Society, you commit to membership for the rest of the game. Alliances with players who are members of the same Society generate Alliance Points more quickly, and those players will have an improved opinion of you in diplomacy. Players who are members of a different Society, however, will dislike you once they are aware of your affiliation.

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12

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Ubisoft Announces Far Cry 6

Today during Ubisoft Forward, Ubisoft announced that Far Cry 6 is currently in development and will release February 18th, 2021 on Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Stadia and the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store on PC, as well as on UPlay+.

With performances from actor and Emmy Award Nominee Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul, The Boys, The Mandalorian) joined by Anthony Gonzalez (Coco), a score created by film and television composer Pedro Bromfman (Narcos), and an opening sequence directed by Emmy Award winner Patrick Clair (Westworld, True Detective), Far Cry 6 brings in Hollywood-calibre talent to bolster the narrative experience.

Developed by Ubisoft Toronto, Far Cry 6 plunges players into the heart of a modern-day guerrilla revolution set in Yara, a tropical paradise frozen in time. President Antón Castillo (Esposito) vows to restore his country to its former glory while grooming his son Diego (Gonzalez) to follow in his footsteps. Yet paradise has a price, and enriching his country means subjugating those who don’t adhere to his vision. In this island nation in turmoil, players will experience the adrenaline and chaos of guerrilla combat as they are swept up in a revolutionary movement to take down a tyrant.

Players will be able to play as either male or female Dani Rojas, a local Yaran swept up in a revolution against Antón Castillo. As Dani, players will become a guerrilla fighter and explore and unite an entire island nation, from lush jungles to Yara’s capital city Esperanza. To succeed against the overwhelming power of Antón’s regime, players will need to be resourceful as they employ an arsenal of new weapons, vehicles and Fangs For Hire like Chorizo, the cutest wiener dog on wheels.

Ubisoft also announced that Gold, Ultimate and Collector’s Editions for Far Cry 6 will be available for pre-order:

  • The Gold Edition will include the base game and the Season Pass.
  • The Ultimate Edition will include the base game, the Season Pass, and the Ultimate pack, which includes Jungle Expedition pack, the Croc Hunter pack, and the Vice pack.
  • The Collector’s Edition will include the base game, Season Pass, the Ultimate pack, a display model of “Tostador”, the flamethrower from the game, a “How to Assemble” one-pager artwork illustrated by artist Tobatron, a Collector’s Case based on Tobatron’s art style, an exclusive Steelbook, a 64-page Artbook, a set of 10 stickers, a Chorizo keyring, a map and a selected Soundtrack of the Game.

Fans who pre-order Far Cry 6 will get access to the Libertad Pack which includes the “Libertad Outfit” for Chorizo and the “Discos Locos”, a weaponized disc launcher that will make enemies dance on their own graves. Fans who purchase Far Cry 6 on Xbox One or PlayStation 4 will be able to upgrade their version on a next-gen platform at no additional cost after the launch of Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla to Launch November 17th

Today, during the Ubisoft Forward digital conference, Ubisoft announced that the next installment in the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, will release November 17th on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store on PC, as well as on UPlay+ and Stadia. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will also release on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 upon the launch of the consoles. Players who purchase Assassin’s Creed Valhalla on Xbox One or PlayStation 4 will be able to upgrade their game to the next-gen version (Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5) at no additional cost.

Brand-new gameplay shown at the digital conference illustrates new features that players can enjoy, including dual-wielding, raiding, assaults and open world activities. Raids will be more action-packed and brutal than anything Assassin’s Creed has seen before, with players able to take advantage of a new combat system that lets players bash, dismember and decapitate foes. Eivor will be able to dual-wield axes, swords and even shields against the greatest variety of enemy types ever seen in an Assassin’s Creed. Additionally, the return of the Hidden Blade allows Eivor to assassinate targets with deadly precision.

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Ubisoft Announces Watch Dogs: Legion to Launch on October 29th

Today at Ubisoft’s first digital press conference, Ubisoft Forward, the company announced that Watch Dogs: Legion will launch on October 29th on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Stadia and for PC on Epic Games and Uplay. The game will also be available on Uplay+. Watch Dogs: Legion will also release on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 upon the launch of the consoles.

Watch Dogs: Legion introduces “Play as Anyone,” a never-before-seen gameplay innovation created by Ubisoft Toronto, the studio behind Watch Dogs: Legion. Play as Anyone gives players the entire city of London to choose their roster of resistance members from. Every single person in the open world can be recruited and played, is unique and has a backstory, personality and skillset. Watch Dogs: Legion will also support hardware-accelerated DirectX Raytracing on Xbox Series X and full ray-tracing support on Nvidia RTX-equipped PC devices. Players who purchase Watch Dogs: Legion on Xbox One or PlayStation 4 will be able to upgrade their game to the next-gen version (Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5) at no additional cost.

In addition, Ubisoft announced the Gold, Ultimate and Collector’s Editions for Watch Dogs: Legion:

  • Gold Edition includes the base game and the Season Pass, including new story expansions, extra DedSec missions, four unique heroes, the Complete Edition of the original Watch Dogs game from 2014 and more.
  • Ultimate Edition includes Gold Edition and Ultimate digital content, including three new playable heroes, four weeks’ VIP Status to earn currency faster and new masks.
  • Collector’s Edition includes the Ultimate Edition plus the LED Ded Coronet Mask Replica, an exclusive SteelBook, a set of three stickers and a recto-verso propaganda poster, all inspired by the game’s universe, and instant access to the mask in-game. Collector’s Edition is exclusive to the Ubisoft Store.