Deus Ex: Mankind Divided dated, tiered pre-order program revealed

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Square Enix has revealed that Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will be released on February 23 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. A pre-order promotion was also detailed, titled Augment Your Pre-Order. Similar to the approach taken with Drakengard 3, items are added as tier goals are met through pre-order sales. In this case, the extras will be available in the Day One Edition. Early buyers will not only be able to select which items they want from unlocked tiers, but they will also be given the chance to bump up the release date by four days. The full list is available below, and a FAQ has been made available here. For those wanting a bit more, a Collector’s Edition will come with a 48-page art book, a 9” Adam Jensen figure, and a steelbook, in addition to all to the regular pre-order bonuses and a copy of the Day One Edition.

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Sega releases Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax’s intro

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Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax’s opening cinematic has been released. The upcoming crossover fighter from Ecole and French Bread features characters from various Dengeki Bunko novels as well as Sega-themed stages, from such series as Virtua On, Sonic, and Valkyria Chronicles. Sega fans should also note that the launch edition comes with a bonus soundtrack packed with remixed tracks from other Sega titles.

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Noir investigative thriller Blues and Bullets out for Xbox One

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The first episode in a new noir adventure title has gone live for Xbox One, Blues and Bullets. A Crowd of Monsters’ crime thriller is already available on Steam, and has made its way onto console through the ID@Xbox program. As former detective Eliot Ness, players must investigate crime scenes, interrogate suspects, question witnesses, and at times, draw down on the criminals of Santa Esperanza. How players interact with characters will also impact how they are received by the city’s inhabitants.

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 Kickstarter campaign gets new goals, rewards

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Larian has rolled out new stretch goals and bonus rewards for Divinity: Original Sin 2’s Kickstarter campaign. The goals are for the Strategist Mode, additional backer-chosen Skill Trees, unique Racial Trees, an Undead Origin option, and a new location, Hall of Echoes. But wait! Strategist Mode has already been unlocked. Two new rewards are also on offer, with backers who pledge at least $125 receiving the Digital Developer’s Diary and everyone who pledges over $200 receiving a signed piece of concept art.

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Forza Motorsport 6 goes gold, new screens, final car list released

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Turn 10 has announced that Forza Motorsport 6 has gone gold. The game is set to go live in two weeks for Ultimate Edition owners, and five days later for everyone else. An official demo is slated to hit Live even earlier, on September 1. Gamers who do grab the demo will find a free ride in their digital garage, the new Ford GT. The remaining 460 release cars were revealed today along with a few new screenshots, posted below, while the full list can be found here.

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Persona 4: Dancing All Night trailers released for Nanako, Margaret

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Atlus has released two new character videos for Persona 4: Dancing All Night. The latest trailer highlights Nanako and Margaret. Nanako takes a trip to visit Yu and gets a chance to perform for Rise’s manager, while Margaret continues to serve as the Velvet Room’s representative. A set of screenshots were also released for each trailer, and both batches can be found below.

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PlayStation Vita News

Street Fighter V gets high-flying wrestler R. Mika

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Another Street Fighter Alpha character has joined Nash in Street Fighter V, aspiring wrestler R. Mika. A heavy-hitting high-flyer, Rainbow Mika is a famous wrestler who is inspired by another beloved brawler, Zangief. She can also call upon her tag partner, Nadeshiko, to join in when players utilize her V-Trigger ability. PAX attendees can try a new demo at Capcom’s booth (#3103) that has R. Mika unlocked for play.

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 Kickstarter campaign now live, new screens up

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Larian’s Divinity: Original Sin 2 Kickstarter campaign went live earlier today, and has already accumulated hundreds of thousands towards their goal of $500,000. The sequel will once again feature turn-based combat, multiplayer, and a classless progression system. Up to four players will be able to play through the campaign together, and be capable of switching between co-op and competitive play throughout the story by putting the party or their own goals first. Character origins, actions, birthplace, and reputation will also alter how non-playable characters react to their presence. Campaign backers will be able to select from several Kickstarter-only rewards, including custom art, multiplayer packs, a special collector’s edition, and other extras. All backers can give feedback to Larian, and everyone who puts down $25 or higher will receive alpha and beta access.

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A Templar and a treasure hunter join The Legend of Legacy

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Two more characters from The Legend of Legacy have been revealed in a new character trailer. Liber is a treasure hunter that has set out to Avalon to find riches, and specializes in bare-fisted melee combat, swords, and spears. Garnet is a Templar knight who isn’t seeking loot but heretics to bring to justice, with her trusty long sword and shield at the ready. To find out more about the characters and mechanics, check out Atlus’ livestream of the prologue today at 4:30 p.m. (CST) on their Twitch channel.

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Evoland 2: A Slight Case of Spacetime Continuum Disorder out for PC

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Shiro Games is set to once again take gamers through an era-spanning adventure in Evoland 2: A Slight Case of Spacetime Continuum Disorder. Things are a little difference this time around, as players will not only advance through console generations but also genres, as elements of shooters, platformers, brawlers, and more make their way into the time-traveling tale. The game’s beleaguered hero will experience these shifts as he jumps around timelines in order to prevent his bleak future from becoming a reality.

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