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DOOM Free Update 5 Now Available, Bloodfall Coming December 15th

Bethesda Softworks today released an all-new gameplay video showcasing the content now available in DOOM’s Free Update 5.

Below are some of the key features added to DOOM’s multiplayer and SnapMap modes in Free Update 5:

  • Multiplayer
    • Infernal Run – a new competitive game mode where teams fight for control of the ball and score in the opponent’s goal.
    • Bots – available on original multiplayer maps in Team Deathmatch and Deathmatch game modes.
    • Multiplayer rank now extends to Echelon 11 – once you reach the new highest ranking, you’ll unlock the signature DOOM Marine Armor (Praetor Suit)!
  • SnapMap
    • Play as the DOOM Marine in the DOOM Marine Armor (Praetor Suit).
    • More elements from the campaign, allowing you to play and create even more campaign-like experiences.
    • Lazarus Lab themed modules and props.

    To celebrate all of the new multiplayer additions in Free Update 5, Double XP will be available later this evening for DOOM’s multiplayer content, ending at 12pm ET on December 12th.

    Lastly, Bethesda Softworks announced that Bloodfall will be available on December 15th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Turn invisible as the Spectre Pinky demon across three new maps in the third and final DLC for DOOM.

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The Silver Case Coming to PS4 in April

NIS America today announced that The Silver Case, the HD remaster of the debut game by developer SUDA51, is arriving on April 18th on the PlayStation 4 as both a physical and digital release. A limited edition is available on the NISA Online Store.

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HEX: Shards of Fate- Chronicles of Entrath Chapter 2 Now Available

This week Gameforge and developers HEX Entertainment are releasing the latest campaign update to the digital TCG HEX: Shards of Fate. The update offers around 40 hours of additional content, new unique cards and introduces an entirely new class with the Ranger. The addition of mercenaries brings entirely new possibilities to the world of Entrath. These supplementary characters allow players to bring extra decks into HEX’s dungeons, giving themselves more strategic leeway to react to various game mechanics.

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Super Dungeon Tactics Launches December 14th on Steam

Indie developer Underbite Games, in collaboration with Soda Pop Miniatures and Ninja Division, today announced that their turn-based strategy dungeon crawler Super Dungeon Tactics will release December 14th on Steam.

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South Park: The Fractured But Whole – The Coon Conspiracy Trailer

Ubisoft today released a new trailer for South Park: The Fractured But Whole.

Evil stirs in the town of South Park and The Coon has sworn to clean up the trash can of society. When the Coon and Friends investigate the disappearance of a local cat, they discover the threat is far greater than any of them realized. Allied with the mysterious New Kid and his magical butthole, will the intrepid group of Super Heroes be able to harness their amazing powers and save the town?

South Park: The Fractured But Whole will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

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Divide Coming to PS4 on January 31st

Exploding Tuba today announced that the upcoming sci-fi action/adventure game, Divide, will be releasing for PlayStation 4 on January 31st. The studio also released a brand-new trailer, giving a deeper glimpse into the odyssey that awaits.

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Batman – The Telltale Series’ Finale Arrives December 13th

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Telltale Games today announced the release date for Batman – The Telltale Series Episode 5: ‘City of Light’.

The final of five episodes in the season, Episode 5: ‘City of Light’ will be available digitally starting December 13th on PC from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One and Xbox 360, and on the PlayStation Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.

Additionally, Episode 1: ‘Realm of Shadows’ is now free to download for PC via Steam. Telltale has also released a performance patch for Batman – The Telltale Series on Steam, updating the game to support a wider range of PC configurations and address some of the concerns they heard when the game launched earlier this year. This patch contains performance improvements as well as adding performance settings to allow users to customize the game for their systems.

In Episode 5, the leader of the Children of Arkham prepares to execute the final act of a plan to destroy the Wayne family name, and the people closest to you are in their path of vengeance. Can Batman’s ultimate secret be kept – his very identity – when it is causing chaos and death in Gotham? The fate of the Wayne family and of the city itself rests on your choices. What will you do? How far will you go? Which mask will you wear?

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Behind the Scenes of Civilization VI with Sean Bean

2K and Firaxis Games have released a new video giving a look at the creation of Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. In this new video we go behind-the-scenes in the recording booth with the game’s narrator, Sean Bean, as he discusses working on and starring in the trailer for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI.

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Space Hulk: Deathwing Delayed a Week to December 14th

Space Hulk: Deathwing, the first-person shooter from Streum On Studio set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, closed its technical beta last week. The team is currently working to address the technical points raised. Most issues have already been addressed, including improvement in loading times, optimization of general performance, improvement of interface and menu elements, sound-design changes including character voices, and fix of numerous bugs and nearly all occurrences of crashes. Work is ongoing to fix the remainder of these issues.

In order to offer the best possible experience at launch, Streum On Studio and Focus Home Interactive have decided to postpone a few days the release of the Space Hulk: Deathwing to allow teams to work on the final adjustments and optimization. As a result, the game will release December 14th on PC.

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Werewolves Within Now Available

Ubisoft today announced that Werewolves Within, one of the first multiplayer virtual reality games, is now available on Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR and HTC Vive, with cross-platform play available between all of those devices. Developed by Red Storm Entertainment, Werewolves Within captures the essence and competitive spirit of being at the game table through VR technology. Inspired by classic social games of hidden roles and social deduction, the game mimics a real-life party game experience.

Werewolves are hiding in plain sight in the small medieval town of Gallowston. Gathered around a campfire, players will need to work together to figure out who among them are the werewolves.