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    Inside

    Sunday, July 3, 2016

    Playdead changed indie gaming with Limbo. This black and white noir tale told a story with no words and was one of the best examples of minimalistic game…

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    The Technomancer

    Sunday, July 3, 2016

    The Good: Hmm. I’m really stumped here. Better menuing structure than Mars: War Logs? The Bad: Minimally interactive scenery. Uninspiring plotlines. Sloppy combat engine. Lackluster party members. Poor…

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    Umbrella Corps

    Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    A lot of fans of the Resident Evil series aren’t aware of this, but Operation Raccoon City, the infamous 2012 team-based shooter, actually sold quite well. Its reviews…

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    Mighty No. 9

    Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    From the heights of its Kickstarter launch, to its lowest point before launch with an ill-advised trailer – Mighty No. 9 has seen an incredible amount of pre-release…

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    Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

    Wednesday, June 8, 2016

    Platforming in first-person games isn’t much fun. I’m convinced a lot of developers have thrown it into their games over the years simply because Half-Life did it, and…

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Jul
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Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 7 – ‘Access Denied’ Launches

Telltale Games and Mojang today released the seventh episode in Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series.

The second of three episodes in the ‘Adventure Pass’ add-on series, Episode 7: ‘Access Denied’ is available digitally starting today on PC from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, on the PlayStation Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, and on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The episode will also be coming to the Windows Store.

This episode may be purchased digitally as part of the Adventure Pass for $14.99 USD or equivalent, which includes access to Episodes 6, 7, and 8 as they release. The episode will also be available individually for $4.99 USD or equivalent. Players need to own at least Episode 1 in the series, or the season pass disc, in order to purchase Episodes 6, 7, and 8.

Jul
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Planet Coaster to Launch on Steam in Q4 2016

Frontier Developments today announced their coaster park simulation, Planet Coaster, will launch on Steam in Q4 2016.

Planet Coaster will be made available for pre-order on Steam starting August 25th. Planet Coaster is already available for pre-order on FrontierStore.net, and all FrontierStore.net customers will receive a Steam key at launch.

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Fallout 4: Vault-Tec Workshop Available Today

Fallout 4’s latest add-on, Vault-Tec Workshop, is available today for download on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC for $4.99.

Build a brighter future underground with the all-new Vault-Tec Workshop. Create a massive Vault and attract new Dwellers using pre-war industrial kits complete with retro-nostalgic furniture, lighting, and art. And like every good Overseer, run Vault-Tec approved experiments on your Dwellers to learn what makes an ideal citizen. Vault-Tec has given you the tools, the rest is up to you!

Jul
26

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Two New Xbox One S Bundles Announced

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Microsoft today announced availability details of two Xbox One S new bundles – the Xbox One S Madden NFL 17 Bundle and the Xbox One S Halo Collection Bundle. Both will hit store shelves on August 23rd and are available for pre-order starting today.

The Xbox One S Madden NFL 17 Bundle comes with a 1TB hard drive, a full-game download of Madden NFL 17, seven Madden Ultimate Team Pro Packs and one month of EA Access for $349 USD / $449 CAD. And now for a limited time, when you purchase the Xbox One S Madden NFL 17 Bundle, you’ll get a promotional code for 20% off your next order at NFLShop.com.

The Xbox One S Halo Collection Bundle comes with a 500GB or 1TB Xbox One S, matching Xbox Wireless Controller and five games between Halo 5: Guardians and Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Both the 500GB and 1TB hard drive options will be available at participating retailers for $299 USD / $399 CAD and $349 USD / $449 CAD, respectively.

Jul
26

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Marvel Ultimate Alliance Bundle Launches

Activision, in collaboration with Marvel Entertainment, is this week making the Super Hero action RPGs Marvel: Ultimate Alliance and Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 available digitally on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for the first time, as well as once more on PC via Steam. The pair of titles can be purchased separately for $39.99 each – or together in the Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Bundle for $59.99 – today via the PlayStation Store and Steam, and on July 28th through the Xbox Games Store.

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We Happy Few Out Today on Early Access

Delve into the happiness-obsessed world of Wellington Wells as We Happy Few is available now on Steam Early Access, GOG.com Games in Development, and Xbox Game Preview.

Jul
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Xbox Games with Gold for August

Microsoft today revealed the Xbox Games with Gold offering for August. On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members can download Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate throughout August. WWE 2K16 is also being offered starting August 16th through September 15th. On Xbox 360 and Xbox One with Backward Compatibility, starting August 1st, Spelunky will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through August 15th. Then on August 16th, Xbox Live Gold members can download Beyond Good & Evil HD for free through August 31st.

Jul
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LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Launches First DLC Packs

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced the release of the first DLC within the LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Season Pass — The Prequel Trilogy Character Pack and The Freemaker Adventures Character Pack.

Available today, The Prequel Trilogy Character Pack allows fans to play as select characters from Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. Playable characters and vehicles include: Anakin Skywalker (Damaged), Captain Panaka, Darth Maul, Jango Fett, Jar Jar Binks, Padmé Naberrie, Watto, Zam Wesell, Naboo Starfighter (Full-size Vehicle), Naboo Starfighter (Microfighter Vehicle).

Also released today, The Freemaker Adventures Character Pack showcases the galaxy’s bravest family of scavengers from the LEGO animated series. Playable characters and vehicles include: Baash (Iktotchi), Graballa the Hutt, Kordi Freemaker, Naare, Raam (Iktotchi), Roger (Battle Droid), Rowan Freemaker, Zander Freemaker, Star Scavenger (Full-size Vehicle), Star Scavenger (Microfighter Vehicle).

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LawBreakers Introduces The Assassin

Following up to last week’s kick off of the Enforcer video, Boss Key Productions is back with another unveiling of the next role and characters in LawBreakers, highlighting the Assassin.

Jul
26

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – SDCC Narrative Panel

Call of Duty storms San Diego Comic Con 2016 with new intel. Greg Miller hosts a discussion on the narrative of Infinite Warfare with developers from Infinity Ward and the cast, including never-before seen footage from the campaign, an interview with actor Kit Harington as he digs into his role as Admiral Salen Kotch, the first look at the Terminal Bonus Map, and much more.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is scheduled for release November 4th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.