PS4 owners to get physical retail version of .hack//G.U. Last Recode

Bandai Namco has announced that they will be releasing a physical console version of their upcoming collection .hack//G.U. Last Recode. The retail release will be available alongside the digital version, which will also be sold for PC. Recode will bundle together updated versions of Rebirth, Reminisce, and Redemption. Each will feature 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second, 16:9 widescreen picture, balance changes, and unspecified extras.

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Sine Mora EX hitting PC, PS4, Xbox One on August 8

Sine Mora will be returning soon in a new, extended form. Sine Mora EX be bringing its time-traveling, shoot-em-up action to PC, PS4, and Xbox One on August 8. Nintendo Switch owners will be able to play it “later this summer.” The EX version features 16:9, as opposed to the original’s 16:10, full English dialog along with the original Hungarian, a story mode, local two-player co-op, improved rendering, new challenge levels, and three additional modes (Dodgeball, Race, and Tanks). PC and PS4 Pro versions will also run natively in 4k at 60 frames per second.

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Spawn scribe Jon Goff working on Crackdown 3

Crackdown meets Comic-Con with news that writer Jon Goff, who has worked on Spawn and Jack Rabbit, is taking on writing duties for Crackdown 3’s campaign story. Attendees will be able to hear more about his work this Saturday when he, along with others from the team, sits in for a panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. The group will discuss Crackdown 3’s characters and plot, along with the inspirations behind Goff’s approach.

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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy gets a free unreleased level, book

Vicarious Visions has remastered an unreleased level for Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. Naughty Dog designed the stage, Stormy Ascent, but did not include it in the original Crash Bandicoot. Vicarious Visions announced during the Crash Bandicoot Then and Now panel at Comic-Con that they have remastered the level, updating it for the trilogy, and released it for free through the PlayStation Store. The level will remain free for the next 30 days. Also revealed was a new hardcover book from Dark Horse Comics due in March 2018, The Crash Bandicoot Files: How Willy the Wombat Sparked Marsupial Mania. The 150-page work will feature original design documents, a forward from series creators, and insights into Crash’s look.

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Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies detailed, screens and trailer released

Players are getting a new look at Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies by way of San Diego Comic-Con. A new video from Activision features Sledgehammer Games’ upcoming co-op adventure, with players trekking through a Bavarian village while on the hunt for art stolen during World War II. But there’s a secret within the town that will lead to an army of—you guessed it—Nazi zombies. The campaign will star the voices and likenesses of David Tennant, Elodie Yung, Katheryn Winnick, Udo Kier, and Ving Rhames.

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Free-to-play Orcs Must Die! Unchained now available for PS4

Robot Entertainment has released their free-to-play tower-defense-style title Orcs Must Die! Unchained for PS4. As the defender of a fortress, players must set out a variety of traps in order to fend off millions of orc invaders. As one of a dozen-plus heroes, they can also use special abilities in direct combat. Up to teams of three can participate in several different modes, including Sabotage, Survival, and Versus. PS Plus members who install the game automatically receive an exclusive pack of in-game currency, skins, consumables, and other extras worth over $20.

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Fallen Legion: Sins of an Empire, Flames of Rebellion out now

YummyYummyTummy’s debut PlayStation title, Fallen Legion: Sins of an Empire, has gone live for PS4, while its sister title, Flames of Rebellion, has also launched for PS Vita. The two platforms host different games that share one storyline, with PS4 owners siding with Princess Cecille’s loyalists and PS Vita players throwing in their lot with General Legatus Laendur’s rebels. Both titles can be purchased separately for $19.99 each. Each allows players to control up to four characters simultaneously, utilizing counters and combos during combat, while directing the evolution of their empire by making decisions that alter the storyline.

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Titanfall 2 – Operation Frontier Shield adds free maps, mode

Titanfall 2 is receiving the Frontier Defense mode by way of a new DLC drop, Operation Frontier Shield. The free download tasks up to four players with defending a Harvester against waves of increasingly difficult enemies across five different maps. Speaking of which, the update also adds two new maps, Rise and Township. The former features long sight lines with tight quarters, while the latter has little cover but a few houses with dense interiors. For-pay content is also being added in the form of XP-boosting Elite Warpaints for weapons and Titans. Players looking to try the game out can grab a free three-day trial of it beginning on July 28.

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Tekken 7 gets the Fatal Fury touch with Geese Howard DLC

Akuma’s addition to Tekken 7 was a surprise, but Bandai Namco’s latest roster reveal is a real shocker: Geese Howard from Fatal Fury. SNK’s infamous ball-busting boss is making his way into the King of Iron Fist Tournament this winter as a downloadable addition. Check him out in action below.

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Windjammers to get jamming on PS4, PS Vita this August

The future truly is now with word that DotEmu will be releasing the super futuristic quasi-sport Windjammers on August 29. The explosive-disc-throwing game of legend will be making its way to PS4 and PS Vita with six characters, local and online multiplayer, and a Ranked Mode with ladder support. DotEmu wants gamers jamming in style, though, so they have teamed up with Fangamer and Wham-O for official merchandise, including T-shirts, caps, pins, and frisbees. I never thought I would see the day when I could buy an official Windjammers frisbee. We live in amazing times, friends.

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