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Slain: Back from Hell to Launch on PS4, Xbox One and PS Vita this Fall

Digerati and indie game developers Andrew Gilmour & 22nd Century Toys today announced the upcoming launch of Slain: Back from Hell, releasing September 13th on the PlayStation 4, October 5th on Xbox One, and PlayStation Vita this fall. Slain features arcade style combat with platformer gameplay that puts a strategic twist on the classic hack-and-slash games of the ’80s and ’90s.

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Riverbond Revealed

Toronto-based indie developer Cococucumber announced today that its new voxel, action adventure title, Riverbond, will come to PC and console in 2017. Set in a charming and mysterious voxel-based world that has players slash enemies as well as the environment into explosions of tiny cubes, Riverbond will be showcased at this year’s PAX West in Seattle at PAX Rising.

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Bandai Namco Announces Little Nightmares

Bandai Namco today announced Little Nightmares, a new adventure title that places players in the role of “Six”, a helpless little girl dressed in a yellow raincoat on a mission to escape from The Maw – a vast, mysterious vessel inhabited by corrupted souls looking for their next juicy meal. Developed by Tarsier Studios, Little Nightmares is set to be released digitally in Spring 2017 on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via Steam.

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Bandai Namco Announces Get Even

Bandai Namco today announced Get Even, a psychological thriller that will have players questioning their perception of reality and justice. Developed by Polish developers The Farm 51, Get Even is set to be released in Spring 2017 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via Steam.

In Get Even, players take the role of Cole Black who awakens in an old abandoned asylum, his sole memory is the attempted rescue of a teenage girl with a bomb strapped to her chest, the rest of his memories wiped away. Players will explore an eerie and destitute world on a mission to discover the truth behind his traumatic memory. Get Even’s twisted tale will have players questioning their perceptions of reality and the true meaning of justice as they unravel the mystery of how Cole ended up in the asylum and the fate of that teenage girl. Get Even will deliver an unparalleled sense of immersion through the use of Auro-3D acoustics technology from Auro Technologies.

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New Characters and Story Elements Revealed for Tekken 7

Bandai Namco today announced that Lee Chaolan and his alter ego Violet will be making their return to the King of Iron First Tournament.

Lee Chaolan has a long suffering history with the Mishima clan. Heihachi Mishima in his treacherous wisdom adopted Lee when he was a boy to create a rival for his son Kazuya. As Kazuya’s adopted brother, Lee was given the same education and upbringing befitting a son of the Mishima clan. After being expelled from the Mishima Zaibatsu for unknown reasons, Lee founded Violet Systems, a successful tech company specializing in the development of humanoid robotics. Shortly after, the world became embroiled in a conflict between the Mishima Zaibatsu lead by Heihachi and the G Corporation, secretly controlled by Kazuya. As the world cautiously watched the conflict, trying to decide which side would be most beneficial to support, Lee had his own plans as he had nothing but extreme hatred for both Heihachi and Kazuya. Lee chose to exact his revenge on the father and son by covertly supporting Lars Alexandersson, who had turned on the Mishima Zaibatsu, but this was only the beginning of what he had in store for the Mishimas.

Tekken 7’s Story Mode presents numerous hours of gameplay. Not only can players experience the storyline from the Mishima clan point-of-view, there are other story arcs that involve fighters outside of the Mishima saga. One such example is the story arc featuring Claudio Serafino and his group of exorcists.

The Archers of Sirius are a group of exorcists who have been banishing supernatural entities from the world since ancient times. A highly secretive organization, its existence is unknown to the general public. Although it is unknown how their existence was subsequently revealed, the Archers of Sirius were suddenly approached by the Mishima Zaibatsu to join their conglomerate. The Archers of Sirius naturally refused but this did not stop the persistent pressure from the Mishima Zaibatsu and eventually the news of their unrelenting harassment reached the de facto leader of the Archers of Sirius, Claudio Serafino. Determined to uncover the motives behind the Mishima Zaibatsu’s aggressive recruitment tactics, Claudio begins to investigate the powerful conglomerate.

Tekken 7 will be coming for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via Steam in early 2017.

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Ubisoft Announces The Crew Calling All Units Expansion

Ubisoft today announced that The Crew Calling All Units, the second major expansion for The Crew action-driving MMO, will be available for download on November 29th on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. The Ultimate Edition will also be released simultaneously.

Players will hit the road as a cop or street racer to prove their driving skills and team up in crews to take over the USA. This new police-chase fantasy will be introduced to players through a twelve-mission story that will allow them to build up their own cop style and tactics, ride in fully tuned police vehicles and collect new parts, vehicles and XP.

In this always-on, all-terrain confrontation, each side will rely on a set of special abilities and a great variety of vehicles as they race across the US. As a member of the police, players chase street racers across the US in high-risk pursuits. They will perform successful arrests and get their hands on a wide range of exclusive cop vehicles, from exotic supercars to legendary motorbikes or indestructible SUVs, fully tuned up with police livery and light bars. Players who prefer to hit the roads as a racer will take off with cargo for heart-pounding rides and high rewards. Chases can be triggered anywhere, anytime, bringing even more intensity to the multiplayer experience.

Additionally, all The Crew players will be able to take part in this frantic face-off as they will have total access to the street racer gameplay, which includes special abilities such as blinding flashbangs and unlimited nitro. All players will also enjoy the new level cap, now set to 60.

For the fullest driving experience, The Crew Ultimate Edition will also be made available on November 29th. It includes the main game, The Crew Wild Run expansion and the brand new The Crew Calling All Units expansion, as well as the Season Pass vehicles with their customization options.

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Hit the Slopes with Steel on December 2nd

Ubisoft today announced Steep, an action sports game set in the open world of the Alps, will be released on December 2nd on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. For the ultimate Steep experience, players can purchase the Gold Edition.

Steep’s Standard and Gold Editions are now available for pre-order. The Gold Edition includes both the game and the season pass. The season pass gives players access to all major expansions as well as additional digital content, outfits, and equipment, including an exclusive costume.

Players who pre-order the Standard or Gold Editions will be able to extend their night-riding experiences through The Moonlight pack. This pack contains new challenges and equipment, including:

  • Three extra night challenges
  • Three new night outfits
  • Glowing equipment for each activity (ski, snowboard, wingsuit and paraglide)
  • Wingsuit Rocket Flare

In addition to exploring the Alps, Steep riders will be able to traverse the majestic slopes of Alaska, available as a free update after launch.

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Watch Dogs 2 Unveils New PvP Mode “Bounty Hunters”

Ubisoft today unveiled the new Bounty Hunter mode for Watch Dogs 2.

A new approach to online play in Watch Dogs 2, the Bounty Hunter mode is tied to the police heat system and playable by two to four players. When a player creates too much chaos in the single player open world experience and is pursued by the police, the conflict may trigger a Bounty Hunter PVP event pitting the target against up to three rival hunter players who seamlessly join the pursuit and try to neutralize the target. Additionally, players can manually trigger a bounty on themselves using the Contacts app on Marcus’ in-game phone.

Another online mode players can experience is Hacking Invasion, a fan-favorite from the original Watch Dogs. The objective of this PVP mode is to download data from a target player while remaining undetected. Finally, Online Co-op allows two players to team up seamlessly and lets players explore the San Francisco Bay Area, or participate in cooperative missions. Also in co-op, players can also participate in Hacking Invasion and Bounty Hunter activities, adding even more depth and excitement to their seamless online experience.

Watch Dogs 2 will release on November 15th on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. All PS4 players will be granted a 30-day exclusive access to all the post launch DLC.

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Ghost Recon: Wildlands – Character & Weapon Customization

In Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, you decide how to take down the cartel. Watch now to see how you can customize your character’s appearance and gear, and use the Gunsmith to craft weapons to take on any enemy in any environment.

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Resident Evil 7 biohazard – Gamescom Trailer

Capcom has released a brand new gameplay trailer for Resident Evil 7 biohazard. Taking a deeper look at the horror players will see in the release of the title early next year, players are introduced to Marguerite Baker and another mysterious female character in this latest gameplay sequence taken from the main game. Resident Evil 7 biohazard will be available for PlayStation 4 (the full gameplay experience will also be available via the included PlayStation VR mode), Xbox One and PC on January 24th.