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Call of Duty: Black Ops III screens, trailer released, launching Nov. 6

After last week’s Ember teaser, Activision has followed up with not only a new trailer but also the first screenshots as well as the official release date for Call of Duty: Black Ops III. Treyarch will be making their return to the series after three years on Friday, November 6. Announced features include support for four-player co-op in campaign, a new, separate progression system for Zombies, a new weapon customizations system, and the new Specialist system, which allows players to rank and customize up to nine characters. Exo Suits will not be making a return from Advanced Warfare, but the high-tempo approach will remain in multiplayer with “a new momentum-based, chained-movement system,” which will allow for “players to move fluidly through custom-built environments with finesse.” Also, starting today, all pre-orders will receive access to the upcoming multiplayer beta.

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Dungeons 2 launches for Mac, SteamOS, and Windows PC

Dungeons 2 (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Dungeon Lord is getting ready to rip apart a new batch of heroes with the release of Dungeons 2. As with its predecessor, the game combines elements of a dungeon sim and a real-time strategy title, allowing players to build and administer their base while gathering resources in order to build their forces. As the demonic lord, players get to create an army of Orcs with gold gathered by Snots in order to conquer The Overworld by defeating the humans on the surface. There are two factions who have access to 26 different characters, and up to four players get to compete with one another in four different modes.

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Resident Evil HD Remaster sells over a million units worldwide

Resident Evil (PC, PS4, Xbox One) One Million Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has announced that the latest Resident Evil re-release, a download-only title in North America, has sold over a million units worldwide. The HD Remaster had previously set a day-one record for the fastest-selling digital release on PSN across Europe and North America. This latest version features updated graphics, sound, and controls, along with a new Very Easy Mode.

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Rainbow Six Siege trailer highlights the British Counter Terrorist Unit

This is the first video of Inside Rainbow, a new series that highlights each unit in Rainbow Six Siege. The footage runs a little over two minutes and gives a brief history and gameplay overview of the British Counter Terrorist Unit, represented in the game by the SAS. A scenario involving a hijacked airliner shows a squad in action, utilizing some of faction’s specialties, including top-down entry, speed, and toxic gas.

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Final Fantasy IV: The After Years launching next month for PC

Final Fantasy IV The After Years (PC) Steam Announcement - Screenshot 1

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years will be hitting Steam on May 12, according to Square Enix. The After Years is a direct sequel to Final Fantasy IV, set almost 20 years later and spanning ten chapters, but wasn’t available in English until 2011. The PC version is based on the mobile phone release that went live in Japan in 2008, which came out stateside for PlayStation Portable. The Steam version will include achievements, trading cards, and updated visuals.

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Saint Seiya Soldiers adds Taurus’ Aldebaran and Leo’s Aiolia

Saint Super Seiya Soldiers Soul (PC, PS3, PS4) Character Announcement - Screenshot 1

Saint Seiya Soldiers’ Soul’s roster is expanding with news that Taurus’ Aldebaran and Leo’s Aiolia will be joining the fight. The announcement was accompanied by new character art and screenshots, over a dozen of which have been posted below.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III teaser Ember unveils an augmented future

Activision has released a new teaser for Call of Duty: Black Ops III. Titled Ember, the video runs a little over three minutes long and features a mixture of actual and created live-action footage that details the increased use of technology into the 2060s. Following the main Call of Duty line, high-tech weaponry and gear, now in the form of augments, will be prominent as tech-infused soldiers become more common on the battlefield.

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Omega Quintet’s combat highlighted in new screenshots

Idea Factory has released a new batch of screenshots from Omega Quintet. The new screens showcase two key mechanics of combat, the Voltage meter and the associated Live Concert Mode. Voltage level determines the music that plays during Live Concert Mode, which engages buffs or debuffs, and when the crowds grow, the group will keep the music going. The shots also give a quick look at the combat bonuses that can be earned by breaking an enemy’s magnetic field and achieving an Overkill.

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PlayStation 4 News

Vic Viper flies again! Gradius V launches on PSN for PS3

Gradius V (PSN) PSN Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The gallant Vic Viper is back to battling the Bacterians with the release of Gradius V on PSN. The 2004 shooter, originally available for PS2, can be downloaded for $9.99. Following series tradition, players are able to augment their fighter with power-ups that scroll through a set list of weapons and abilities that is chosen before deployment. Local co-op play is also support for up to two players.

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PlayStation 3 News

The Evil Within: The Consequence wraps up Det. Kidman’s tale

Juli Kidman’s story comes to its end today with the release of The Evil Within’s second download pack, The Consequence. Set immediately after The Assignment, players will see detective Kidman through her two-part downloadable side story. As before, players will get to see what she was doing during the original game while separated from Sebastian, which will involve her encountering new enemies and uncovering more about the Mobius group.

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