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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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Convention, PlayStation 4 News

SNK, Altus bringing $14,000 to Evo for The King of Fighters XIV

SNK and ATLUS will be returning to Evo this year, and bringing some cash with them. The King of Fighters XIV will be one of the tournament titles, and the studios are ponying up $14,000 in pot bonus prize cash. First place will receive $8,000, while second place will take home $4,000 and third place, $2,000. Also on hand, though for bragging rights instead of cash, will be Puyo Puyo Tetris. Attendees will be able to try out the hybrid puzzler at Atlus’ booth.

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Convention, Nintendo Switch News, PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Atlus to bring Persona 5 localization crew to Anime Expo 2017

Atlus announced that they will be bringing their localization team to this year’s Anime Expo. Several actors from Persona 5 will be in attendance, including Cherami Leigh (Makoto), Cassandra Lee Morris (Morgana), Erica Lindbeck (Futaba), Erika Harlacher (Ann), Max Mittelman (Ryuji), Robbie Daymond (Akechi), Matthew Mercer (Yusuke), Xander Mobus (Protagonist), and Xanthe Huynh (Haru). Attendees will be able to check out the panel in Petree Hall, Live Programming 1, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 1. Atlus will also be selling a host of wares in South Hall, booth 3906. Fans will be able to purchase t-shirts, plushies, hoodies, keychains, and other goodies.

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Convention, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News

E3 2017 – Capcom: Monster Hunter, Marvel vs. Capcom

Capcom spent their time at E3 revealing the latest Monster Hunter, Monster Hunter: World, and surprising players with a story demo for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Set to launch early 2018 for console, Monster Hunter will mark the first time the series appears on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Additionally, PS4 players will also get extra content. And for fighting fans, the Marvel vs. Capcom demo is out now for console. New media was released for both titles.

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E3 2017: Bandai Namco – Dragon Ball, Ni no Kuni, Ace Combat

This year’s E3 saw Bandai Namco bring along some of their biggest upcoming releases as well as a surprise from Arc System Works. Pillar franchise Ace Combat got a new trailer and screenshots for its seventh entry, while recent hit Ni no Kuni’s upcoming sequel, Revenant Kingdom, was officially dated for November 10. The studio also revealed a recent project with Arc System Works that sees them entering the brawler market, Dragon Ball FighterZ. The Marvel vs. Capcom-style fighter is set to launch early next year and looks to be shaping up nicely. Recent reveal Code Vein was also own shown, also receiving a new trailer for the show.

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E3 2017: Activision – Destiny 2 pushed up, Crash, Call of Duty: WWII

Activision hit E3 with a focus on three series: Call of Duty, Crash, and Destiny. The studio released new trailers for Call of Duty: WWII, highlighting multiplayer gameplay, and some more in-game footage from Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. Most of the news surrounded Destiny 2, which has a new, earlier release date for consoles: September 6. PC gamers will be able to grab it off Battle.Net on October 24. A new cinematic story trailer was also revealed, “Our Darkest Hour,” featuring the latest baddie Dominus Ghaul.

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E3 2017 – Bethesda: Wolfenstein II, Dishonored, Skyrim NS, VR

Bethesda had a strong showing with support for a number of their popular franchises. They also revealed an initiative that encompasses several of them, Creation Club. The system is for Fallout 4 and Skyrim and is set to offer curated, free mods for players and cash for creators. Other reveals include Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, Doom VFR, Skyrim for Switch, The Evil Within 2, and Wolfenstein: The New Colossus. Check below for release dates, screens, and trailers.

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E3 2017: Microsoft – Stream their briefing live via Youtube

Microsoft will be streaming their E3 presentation in 10 minutes. Several services are streaming the briefing, but we’re going with the company’s official Youtube channel.

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Quake Champions getting a version of Quake III’s Camping Grounds

A new trailer and handful of screenshots offer a first look at Quake Champions’ upcoming take on The Camping Grounds, Blood Covenant. Fans of the series will remember the original level from Quake III Arena, Q3DM6. The new version is said to retain several sections, namely “the long Jump Pad to the Rocket Launcher, the Quad Damage spawn, the Railgun ledge, and the tightly spaced battles in the Pillars.” Newer bits take into account the active and passive abilities available in Champions. PAX East attendees can drop by Bethesda’s booth (#18007 and 20007) to try it out.

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Convention, PC News

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare multiplayer, more debuted at CoD XP

Call of Duty XP, the celebration of all things Call of Duty, began earlier today. As part of the festivities, Activision released a multiplayer trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare as well as word that PS4 players who pre-order will gain to access a multiplayer beta on October 14. Also announced was that Modern Warfare Remastered will include all 16 original multiplayer maps, with the remaining six joining the initial 10 at no cost this December. Jackal Assault, the PSVR update for PS4, will go live later this year as well, also for free. A stream of the event showcasing Infinite Warfare’s multiplayer mode, Modern Warfare Remastered, new content from Black Ops III, and more can be viewed throughout the weekend on Twitch, Youtube, and CallofDuty.com.

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