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Dead Island Definitive Collection released for console, PC

Dead Island Definitive Collection (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Preorder PS4 Announcement - Screenshot 8

Dead Island Definitive Collection has hit store shelves and digital outlets. The enhanced re-release bundles together Dead Island Definitive Edition, Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition, and the new Dead Island Retro Revenge. The older titles sport graphical improvements that utilize Techland’s new engine, upgrading them with enhanced texture quality, photorealistic lighting system, more realistic physically based shading, HBAO and motion blur effects, and updated models. The interface has undergone a change as well to be uniform across both titles. As a bonus, an unofficial PC mod was also added to both, Power Fists Power-up (One Punch Mode). On the opposite end of the spectrum, Dead Island Retro Revenge is a retro-style side-scrolling beat ‘em up.

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Character creation, historicity in new video for Expeditions: Viking

Expeditions Viking (PC) Character Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

The character design to Logic Artists’ Expeditions: Viking is being highlighted in a new video by art director August Hansen. In the upcoming historical role-playing game, players take up the banner of their dead parent, a village elder, as their son or daughter. The short two-minute-long feature delves into some of the research and motivations behind the look of the characters, and it shows a bit of the character-creation system. There’s also a peek at a few of the authentic outfits.

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Yomawari: Night Alone coming to PC, PS Vita this October

Yomawari Night Alone (PC, PS Vita) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Yomawari: Night Alone will be making its way to North America by way of NIS. The nightmarish, open-world adventure centers on a young girl who ends up finding herself stalked by spirits in an alternate world after she sets out to find her missing sister and dog. Equipped with only a flashlight, players must sneak and hide as they make their way throughout town in search of clues.

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Augs rise up in new Deus Ex: Mankind Divided live-action trailer

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Pre Order Promo Announcement - Screenshot 2

A new live-action trailer has been released for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. The four-minute-long video offers a glimpse at how the world has changed since Human Revolution, with the events leading to what’s become known as the Mechanical Apartheid. After the uncontrolled attacks by those with augmentations in 2027, a global shift has taken place where people and laws are trying to separate Augs from the unmodified populace, known as Naturals. As governments begin taking away the augmented, pockets of resistance form to fight for their freedom.

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Exoskeleton-tastic combat featured in new shots from The Surge

The Surge (PC) New Screens Reveal - Screenshot 1

Not much has been revealed about Deck 13’s upcoming action role-playing game The Surge since it was announced last December. That looks to change soon, as the Lords of the Fallen developer will be taking their current build to E3. Until then, four new screenshots were released showing off the exoskeletons that factory employee Warren wears for work, and which he’ll eventually customize for combat. How he customizes his suit will depend on how players decide to take down their enemies, as they will be able to target specific limbs to take for themselves as interchangeable upgrades.

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Nordic Games details SpellForce 3, set to reveal more at E3

Spellforce 3 (PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

The real-time strategy and role-playing hybrid series SpellForce is returning to E3. A few new screens and concept art pieces were also released, showing Grimlore Games’ progress. SpellForce 3 is a prequel that takes place in Eo, and as before, players create an upgradeable, customizable hero who will take on quests for experience and items. They will also form a squad with three other heroes and conquer sectors, whose resources they will manage, directing the inhabitants as to what to harvest and where to send the goods. Armies will also be created within the sectors to invade neighboring regions in order to spread the player’s influence during the 30-hour campaign. Online co-op and versus play will also be supported.

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Dash like a madman in new Mighty No. 9 gameplay trailer

Mighty No 9 (PC, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One) CE Announcement - Screenshot 3

Deep Silver has release a new gameplay trailer for Mighty No. 9. The upcoming action-platormer from Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune and developer comcept is something of a spiritual successor to the Blue Bomber and features similar combat and platforming. The video highlights a bit of this, focusing on Beck’s dash ability. The multi-purpose move can be used to reach dangerous areas, collect power-ups, and defeat weakened enemies. It’s also key in maximizing the combo multiplier, as several can be chained together to continually absorb scattered power-ups.

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Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine gets launch trailer, Final Quest

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt (360, PC, PS3, PS4) Blood and Wine Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 5

The launch trailer has gone live for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine. Suitably titled Final Quest, the 30-plus-hour send-off for the famed monster hunter will take players to a new area, Toussaint. A land ruled by a chivalric code, its people, free from the worries of nearby war-torn regions, are being hunted by a beast that Geralt has been hired to kill. The rocking video—literally—introduces the pristine realm and hints at the horrors that await.

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Get a glimpse of I Am Setsuna in action in new gameplay trailer

I Am Setsuna (PC, PS4) Announcement - Screenshot 2

Square Enix has debuted the first gameplay trailer for I Am Setsuna. Tokyo RPG Factory’s first role-playing game is a throwback title, inspired by releases of yesteryear. The game follows a young woman named Setsuna and her two bodyguards, and the video shows what the trio will be getting up to when they set out later this summer. The video runs a little over two minutes and features exploration, some conversation, and a fair bit of combat.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan out now

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutants in Manhattan (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back in a new PlatinumGames-developed brawler, Mutants in Manhattan. Inspired by the original run, the game sports cartoon-like cel-shaded graphics and a story from IDW Publishing author Tom Waltz. The team-based title pits the four turtles against Shredder, General Krang, Karai, Bebop, and the rest of the Foot Clan in a battle to save New York. See it in action below.

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