D3 Publisher today released Earth Defense Force 5 for the PlayStation 4, with Standard and Deluxe Editions now available to purchase via the PlayStation Store.
Square Enix announced today that the post-apocalyptic action role-playing game NieR:Automata is returning to the PlayStation 4 and Steam as NieR:Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition on February 26th.
The NieR:Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition features the base game, alongside digital content, including the 3C3C1D119440927 Expansion DLC, four pod designs (Grimoire Weiss Pod, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin) and the Machine Mask Accessory. Those who purchase the PS4 version will also receive an all-new Dynamic Theme, a set of 15 PlayStation Network avatars featuring characters from the game, and the Play Pod and amazarashi Pod skins. Those who purchase on Steam will receive two new wallpapers and the in-game Valve Accessory.
The first paid expansion and season pass item for Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom arrives this week for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam for $9.99. Fans who have purchased the Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Season Pass will automatically receive the DLC this Thursday, December 13th. The Lair of the Lost Lord features new backstories for Tani and Bracken, new magical Nazacaän weapons, and new gameplay elements.
The latest Beyond Good and Evil 2 Space Monkeys stream gave us a closer look at new gameplay, featuring augments, ship-to-ship combat, combat skills, the scope of co-op, how you can begin recruiting characters to your crew, and more. This recap gives a small taste.
Activision has released a new trailer featuring Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s new free content update, Operation Absolute Zero, which kicks off tomorrow on PlayStation 4, with other platforms to follow.
Today, Ubisoft announced that Ghost Recon Wildlands will introduce a free Ghost Recon Future Soldier–themed special mission featuring characters Scott Mitchell and John Kozak as part of Special Operation 3. In this third major update of Year 2 content, players will be able to team up with Mitchell and Kozak for this free two-part special crossover event starting tomorrow, December 11th, on all platforms.
Exclusive Ghost Recon Future Soldier–themed content will be introduced to the Ghost Recon Wildlands main campaign and PvP mode, including two new Future Soldier–inspired Ghost War PvP classes and a PvE mission, Operation Silent Spade. In Operation Silent Spade, Ghost Leader Scott Mitchell calls on Nomad and his team to help rookie John Kozak investigate a plot that links the Santa Blanca Cartel to a nuclear threat. The special challenge is playable solo or with up to four players in co-op.
Upon completing Operation Silent Spade, players will be rewarded with the Optical Camo Backpack, perfect for a stealth approach. In addition to the rewards for completing the challenge, players can further customize and arm their Ghosts with the Silent Spade Pack, which includes a weapon and new customization items.
Special Operation 3 will also bring two new Ghost War PvP classes, Vanguard and Sharpshooter, inspired by Ghost Recon Future Soldier characters. Vanguard uses sensor grenades to uncover and highlight hidden enemies in the area of effect to his team, while Sharpshooter charges his shots by using his Long Range Specialist ability, which at a full charge enables him to negate the effects of sway and bullet drop. In addition to two new classes, this update will also contain two new PvP maps, Lithium Mine and Outskirts.
Bethesda Softworks has released the official DOOM 25th Anniversary Trailer. Fans can join up today at www.SlayersClub.com to receive the exclusive Zombie DOOM Slayer skin for DOOM Eternal when it launches. Stay tuned for more details in the coming weeks around how to participate in the Year of DOOM, including information on exclusive content, rewards, events, contests, and much more.
Capcom today announced Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, a new expansion for Monster Hunter: World coming Fall 2019 for PlayStatoin 4 and Xbox One, with more details on the PC release to be shared in future announcements. Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will feature new quest ranks, locales, monsters, moves and gear in addition to a full narrative experience that continues on from the ending of Monster Hunter: World. More information on the expansion will be shared next spring.
CD Projekt Red, together with Capcom, have announced a special collaboration between The Witcher 3: Wild Hunter and Monster Hunter: World.
The collaboration sees Monster Hunter: World players take on the mantle of Geralt of Rivia — a professional monster slayer equipped with superhuman strength and reflexes — and has them take on a series of Witcher-inspired quests. These offer a unique gameplay experience blending RPG mechanics of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with Monster Hunter: World’s game systems.
Reprising his role as the White Wolf in the English version of Monster Hunter: World is Doug Cockle — the English voice of Geralt of Rivia throughout The Witcher series of games.
The Witcher-inspired content is coming to Monster Hunter: World on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in early 2019 as a free title update, with the PC release to follow soon. More details regarding the collaboration will be revealed at a later date.
Bandai Namco has released a new trailer for God Eater 3 highlighting the game’s story. Fenrir is gone, and a new Age is upon us. Ash Aragami have appeared and the God Eaters known as Ages are the only ones with the power to stop them. God Eater 3 will be available February 8th for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam.