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    Horizon Zero Dawn

    Monday, February 20, 2017

    The PlayStation 4 has played host to some of Sony’s greatest creations of all-time. Bloodborne brought the Souls sub-genre to a new level of accessibility, while Uncharted 4…

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    Sniper Elite 4

    Sunday, February 19, 2017

    You happen across a decrepit stone tower on the outskirts of San Celini Island, which is currently under fascist control. The tower would make an ideal sniper’s nest,…

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    Urban Empire

    Friday, February 3, 2017

    Urban Empire is a city simulator from Finnish developer Reborn Games. In it, you control a fledgling city from 1820 to modern times, zoning new districts, building up…

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    Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017

    (Note: I didn’t play this with VR at all.)   Resident Evil 7 is something of an experiment. I don’t think it’s an entirely successful one, but it’s…

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    Yakuza 0

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017

    When we last saw our Japanese hero, Kazuma Kiryu, he was driving a hack in Fukuoka and trying to remain hidden from his past life as “The Dragon…

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Harvest Moon 64 Coming to Wii U This Week

Natsume today announced that Harvest Moon 64 will launch for the Wii U. The first in a series of surprises celebrating the series’ 20th anniversary, this classic originally released for the Nintendo 64 will be available digitally on the Wii U on February 23rd.

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Darknet Coming to PlayStation VR on March 7th

Archiact today announced that Darknet, the cyberpunk hacking game, will be available March 7th on PlayStation VR for $14.99 USD.

Darknet is a strategy/puzzle game that lets gamers play as an elite hacker contracted to retrieve data from the world’s most secure networks. Players dive into the Net, install viruses, inject code, and hack their way through cybersecurity in an experience inspired by a classic cyberpunk vision of the future.

Feb
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Dungeons 3 Announced

Kalypso Media and Realmforge Studios today announced Dungeons 3, the biggest entry yet in the Dungeons series. As well as a version, Kalypso Media confirmed that Dungeons 3 will also launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One – the first time that a Dungeons title has appeared on a Microsoft console. Dungeons 3 is currently planned for a Fall 2017 release.

In Dungeons 3, the Dungeon Lord has successfully united the forces of evil and established the roots of his dark empire, leading him to the next step in his diabolical quest: expansion!

Through enticing the dark elf priestess Thalya from the fluffy clutches of the surface world to become his chief lieutenant, the Dungeon Lord has found a way to direct his campaign of conquest from the confines of his underground lair. With Thalya on the front line, and the united forces of evil to support her, players will have to use every trick in the book to best those do-gooders of the overworld, once and for all!

Feb
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Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin is Now Available

Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin, the first-person mind-bending adventure puzzle game from the indie game development studio, Double Fine, available now exclusively for PlayStation VR. Written and directed by Tim Schafer and led by Chad Dawson, the standalone VR chapter chronicles the events between the first Psychonauts and the forthcoming Psychonauts 2. The game can be purchased from the PlayStation Store for $19.99.

Feb
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NieR: Automata – “Arsenal of Elegant Destruction” Trailer

Square Enix introduce the unique array of weapon types, combo system, and battle mechanics of NieR: Automata in a new trailer.

The game will feature four weapon types available to protagonist 2B (small swords, large swords, spears and combat bracers) that can be switched mid-combo to maximize 2B’s range of abilities and effectiveness. Players can also unlock a diverse arsenal of weapons and upgrades to the player’s “Pod” support system to enhance their gameplay.

NieR: Automata will release on March 7th for the PlayStation 4 and Steam in 2017.

Feb
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New Final Fantasy XV Content Now Available

The Final Fantasy XV “Booster Pack +” DLC, first announced at last month’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Event, is now available to all Season Pass holders. The “Booster Pack +” contains items that give players a potent combat advantage and improve their angling skills. These items include:

  • Ragnarok – A single handed sword allowing players to perform a powerful Warp-strike attack
  • Dragon Drain – A fishing rod that suppresses the movement of fish, making harder fish easier to catch
  • Avior – A reel that can pull in fish with greater strength by taking off more HP the lower the line durability falls

The “Booster Pack” (Free Version) that includes the Magitek Exosuit will be released at a later date.

In a new update released this week, two new music tracks from the upcoming action-RPG NieR: Automata (“Song of the Ancients/Destiny,” “Weight of the World”) have been added to the music player in Final Fantasy XV. Several other additions and improvements include:

  • Addition of timed quests
  • Increased level cap, from 99 to 120
  • Total number of saved photos increased from 150 to 200
  • Music player is now accessible while riding chocobos
  • Support for increased framerate on PlayStation 4 Pro light mode

Previously exclusive as a pre-order bonus, A King’s Tale: Final Fantasy XV will be available as a free download for all players starting March 1st via the Xbox Games Store and the PlayStation Store.

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The Velvet Room Welcomes Your Return in Persona 5

Caroline, Justine, and Igor welcome you to prison in the new trailer for Persona 5. The game will be available on April 4th for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.

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Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood – Extended CGI Trailer

At the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Frankfurt, Germany, Square Enix revealed that players of the MMORPG will not only join the resistance and fight for the liberation of Ala Mhigo, but will also be travelling to Doma and its surrounding areas in the title’s second expansion, Stormblood. This Far-Eastern nation has often been intertwined within the Final Fantasy XIV storyline, and players will now have the chance to depart the shores of Eorzea and explore an entirely new region within the world of Hydaelyn.

Also showcased at Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Frankfurt was a first look at the extended Stormblood CGI trailer, which highlighted a variety of new content, including Kugane and the samurai in action.

Feb
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Berserk and the Band of the Hawk Out Now

Koei Tecmo today announced that Berserk and the Bank of the Hawk, developer Omega Force’s most brutal Warriors style title to date, is now available for the PlayStation 4, digitally on the PlayStation Vita, and on PC via Steam. Those who purchase the title through Steam within its first week of launch will receive a 10% early-purchase discount alongside a selection of pre-order costumes. Based on the manga and anime series Berserk by Kentarou Miura, Berserk and the Band of the Hawk closely follows the events of the story arcs from the manga’s narrative, focusing on the adventure of Guts, Casca, the Band of the Hawk, and Guts’ Traveling Party throughout their perilous conquest against a sinister realm of demonic fiends.

Feb
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Resident Evil 7 Banned Footage Out Now on Xbox One and PC

Capcom today launched Resident Evil 7 biohazard DLC Banned Footage Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 on Xbox One and PC, with Windows 10 coming soon. Banned Footage Vol. 1 is available for $9.99, while Banned Footage Vol. 2 is available for $14.99. Both volumes will also be readily available for players who have purchased either the Deluxe Edition or Season Pass. Each pack includes two banned footage scenarios and an extra mode: Vol. 1 includes “Nightmare,” “Bedroom” and “Ethan Must Die”, while Vol. 2 includes “Daughters”, “21,” and “Jack’s 55th Birthday”. All Banned Footage DLC is also available to download on PlayStation 4.