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.hack//G.U. trilogy getting HD treatment with Last Recode for PC, PS4

Role-playing fans received some good news today with word that Bandai Namco will be releasing .hack//G.U. Last Recode for PC and PS4. Last Recode bundles together updated versions of three titles: Rebirth, Reminisce, and Redemption. In addition to updated graphics, with support for 1080p, 60 fps, and 16:9 widescreen, the games will sport balance tweaks and extra features. The CyberConnect2-created franchise follows players as they work their way through an in-game MMORPG called The World. G.U. picks up where the first .hack series left off, with players tracking down a Player Killer named Tri-Edge.

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Castle of Shikigami brings supernatural shooter action to PC

Alfa System’s supernatural-themed vertical shooter Castle of Shikigami has hit Steam. As an assistant to Tokyo’s Metropolitan Police Force, players must choose between six playable characters and take to the skies in order to defeat a murderous cult throughout five multipart stages. The game also supports two-player local co-op, achievements, leaderboards, and trading cards.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III Zombies Chronicles out for console, PC

The download-only Zombies compilation, Call of Duty: Black Ops III Zombies Chronicles, has gone live. The release, which requires Black Ops III, includes eight maps from the various Treyarch-developed entries: World at War, Black Ops, and Black Ops II. All of the maps have been enhanced with “vibrant current-generation visuals, enhanced lighting, revamped character models and environments, and updated AI and audio systems.” Custom weapons are also available across all of the maps: Nacht der Untoten (Abandoned Bunker), Verruckt (Wittenau Sanitorium), and Shi No Numa (Jungle Swamp) from World at War; Kino Der Toten (Theater of the Dead), Ascension (Soviet Cosmodrome), Shangri-la (Exotic Jungle Shrine), and Moon (Lunar Base) from Black Ops; and Origins (WWI France) from Black Ops II.

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Cyanide Studio releases new Call of Cthulhu trailer for E3

The Sleeper of R’lyeh nears in a new trailer for Call of Cthulhu. The upcoming procedural role-playing game puts players in the shoes of private investigator Edward Pierce. His latest assignment is a case involving the death of a family on Darkwater Island. As he gets to know the strange locals and bizarre environs, his sanity will start the slip, as his investigation draws him closer to Cthulhu.

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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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Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap now available for PC

After a brief break, Wonder Boy and Wonder Girl are setting out on PC today with the release of Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap. Lizardcube’s update allows players to swap graphics and audio on the fly, and also offers an array of supplemental options to customize the experience. Original Master System passwords are compatible as well for those who happen to still have theirs kicking about. The only PC-specific feature, albeit a minor one, is the support for Steam trading cards.

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