Batman: Arkham Knight gets November update, new DLC packs

Batman Arkham Knight (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Update Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Warner Bros. has released the next batch of downloadable content for Batman: Arkham Knight. Two new Arkham Episodes are available today, both of which include two AR challenge maps: Catwoman’s Revenge, which has players track down the Riddler as Catwoman after the main storyline, and Flip of a Coin, which pits Robin against Two-Face. Starting today, Season Pass holders can access 2016 Batman v Superman Batmobile Pack, a free download that includes the Batsuit and the Batmobile from the new film. Everyone else will be able to download the pack on December 1. Several other add-ons also launched, and are detailed below.


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GTA Online gets new Football-themed Adversary Mode, Running Back

Grand Theft Auto V (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) GTA Online Running Back Announcement - Screenshot 1

Rockstar has added a new Adversary Mode to the PC, PS4, and Xbox One versions of GTA Online. The latest addition, Running Back, pits two teams of 2 to 4 players in a race to get one side’s Runner to the end zone in their Benefactor Panto aided by their teammates in BF Biftas. The opposing team, also in BF Biftas, must block the Runner by crashing and smashing into the opposing team. The mode is playable in three areas: La Mesa Bridge, Raton Canyon Bridge, and Zancudo Tunnel. Rockstar will be demonstrating Running Back the mode later today, at 4 p.m. (CST), on Twitch and YouTube.


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Broforce updated with new characters, levels, items, and more

Broforce (PC) Update Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Broforce received a bro-sized update today. The free download adds two new bros, the immortal Brolander and the thunder god Broden, tactical items for all characters, performance-enhancing drugs, and Covert Ops levels. Each level has been built around utilizing the various unique special attacks and are for only the most battle-hardened bros.


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Payday 2: Crimewave Edition gets Limited Edition for PS4, Xbox One

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505 Games is releasing a limited edition bundle of Payday 2: Crimewave Edition this week for PS4 and Xbox One. The $99.99 set, launching this Thursday, will include the original game along with all previously released DLC, plus a handful of physical items: a Premium Dallas Mask, themed Duffle Bag, key ring, and special limited edition branded box. The bundle is only available through 505 Games’ online store. Crimewave Edition is itself a revamped version of the original Payday 2 with improved visuals, new playable characters, a new perk system, and a greater degree of customization within the skill tree.


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Chivalry: Medieval Warfare to launch December 1 for PS4, Xbox One

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Torn Banner Studios’ Medieval-era action title Chivalry: Medieval Warfare will be making the jump to PS4 and Xbox One, according to Activision. The updated port is scheduled to launch on December 1 for $19.99. The game will feature a new horde mode for teams of up to six, 24-player online multiplayer, dedicated servers, and 25-plus maps. Launching on the same day is the $29.99 Ultimate Edition, which will come bundled with several downloadable add-ons: Barbarian Character Pack, Marauding Arbiter Pack, Inquisitive Dreadnaught Bundle, and Barbarian Weapon Pack.


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Acttil bringing new dungeon crawler to PS Vita, Ray Gigant

Ray Gigant (PS Vita) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Acttil has announced that they will be bringing a new dungeon-crawler to PS Vita next spring, Ray Gigant. Developed by Experience Inc., the studio behind Demon Gaze and Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy, and published in Japan by Bandai Namco, the upcoming adventure will put players in the shoes of three different characters. The trio offer different points of view as each attempts to save the world from the Gigants and their minions, and by the end, their three journeys will converge as they cross paths. Gigants are massive creatures the size of skyscrapers that are rampaging across the planet, and to defeat them, the characters will have to grow stronger through the evolve tree system and utilize a rhythm-based battle system to add extra damage to their attacks.


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Odin Sphere Leifthrasir gets Storybook Edition for PS4, extra for all

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Atlus has announced a Storybook Edition for Vanillasoftware’s Odin Sphere Leifthrasir. The $79.99 limited edition will be exclusive to PS4 and come packed with a 64-page hardcover art book with work by George Kamitani and Vanillaware, a soon-to-be-revealed art print, a potion recipe t-shirt, a metal slipcase for the game, and an outer box. Standard version buyers won’t be completely left out, as those will come bundled with a 64-page softcover art book. A release window was also revealed: spring 2016.


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Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator- announced for PS3, PS4, coming 2016

Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator (PS3, PS4) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Aksys Games has announced that they will be returning to the Guilty Gear series next year with Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator-. The Arc System Works fighter will be available next spring for PS3 and PS4 with over 20 fighters, new modes, and support for cross-platform multiplayer. One of the new modes is Stylish Type, a feature that will be familiar to Blazblue players, which helps newcomers ease into the game by allowing them to unleash flashy single-button combos.


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Halo 5: Guardians – Battle of Shadow and Light update goes live

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Halo 5: Guardians’ first free content update, Battle of Shadow and Light, is now available for download. The update adds 48 new REQs that feature a new assassin animation, skins, weapons, vehicles, and armor sets (Shinobi and Tracer). The 8v8 mode Big Team Battle has also been added along with four new Big Team Battle maps: Basin, Deadlock, Guillotine, and Recurve. 343 Industries has noted that, while the Big Team Battle playlist is good to go, the new REQs could take up to 24 hours to work their way into the system. The studio also released additional notes about the update on Halo Waypoint.


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Zombasite gets patched to .906 with multiplayer, stability fixes

Zombasite (PC) .906 Update Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new patch has been rolled out for Zombasite, 0.906. The update addresses over 90 issues, including pets no longer getting kicked out of the party when entering or ending a raid, Riposte skill walking players into range, and the character menu pausing the game when open. Two notable fixes concern the speed of the Mac version and multiplayer stability. The full list is available below and can also be found here, and the patch can be downloaded here.


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