Severed available on eShop for 3DS, supports cross-buy with Wii U

Severed (3DS, DS, PS Vita, Wii U) E3 Announcement - Screenshot 2

Drinkbox Studios’ touch-controlled action title Severed has launched for 3DS. The digital release, now on eShop, has players lead the one-armed warrior Sasha on a quest to track down her family. By flicking and swiping their fingers, players hack and slash their way through monsters as well as solve a variety of environmental puzzles. The 3DS version features cross-buy support with the Wii U version, achievements, and a dual-screen option, along with an option for 3D. A launch discount is also ongoing, until October 20.



New Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel trailer highlights multiplayer

Dark Souls III Ashes of Ariandel (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 3

Souls fans are getting a chance to see more of Dark Souls III’s upcoming downloadable pack, Ashes of Ariandel. As the add-on closes in on its release date, October 25, FromSoftware offers a closer look at the multiplayer covenants and Undead Matches. The new player-versus-player mode allows players to battle their friends in duels or against up to five others in free-for-all and team-based matches.


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Resident Evil 7 biohazard ‘Kitchen’ demo out now for PlayStation VR


Capcom has announced that the Resident Evil 7 biohazard demo ‘Kitchen’ has been releasing alongside PlayStation VR. The brief look features a kitchen that “provides the unsettling backdrop for a tense scenario that draws players into a hyper-realistic virtual world like never before.” Players who pick up a headset won’t have to download the trial, either, as it is included on a disc included in the PSVR package.


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World of Final Fantasy demo hitting PSN next week, intro posted


Players looking to try World of Final Fantasy will get their chance next week with a new demo. Scheduled to hit PSN on October 17, the trial will allow players to control Reynn and Lann in their Lilikin and Jiant forms. Along the way, the duo will meet characters from throughout the series, including Cloud and Squall, as well as a number of Mirages. Players who complete the demo will be able to battle and capture Magitek Armor P in the full version. To help pass the time while it downloads, Square Enix has also revealed the opening cinematic, which can be found below.


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Shadow Warrior 2 launch trailer up, PC version launching tomorrow

Shadow Warriors 2 (PC) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 2

Devolver Digital has released the launch trailer for Flying Wild Hog’s Shadow Warrior 2. The first-person shooter is set to launch tomorrow for PC, while the console versions remain in development. Regardless of their platform of choice, today’s footage is giving players a chance to see more of the gutting, splitting, and eviscerating that’ll be on their screens shortly.


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New Mordheim: City of the Damned trailer shows console gameplay


Mordheim: City of the Damned’s gameplay is highlighted in a new trailer. The tactical strategy game has players fighting for precious Wyrdstone gems. As noted during the console footage, the player’s Warband is constantly at risk during battle, with permanent death and debilitating injuries possible in every encounter. Squads can be called up from one of four factions—the Sisters of Sigmar, the Human Mercenaries, the Cult of the Possessed, and the Skaven of Clan Eshin—while the combat system is augmented by light role-playing elements and unit customization.


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Time to grab the pickax! Dragon Quest Builders out for PS4, PS Vita


The hybrid builder and role-playing game Dragon Quest Builders is now available for PS4 and PS Vita. Players enter a world overrun by monsters, and they must do their part to set things right by gathering materials and crafting items that are needed to rebuild the realm of Alefgard. In addition to constructing new structures, players must also battle the forces of the Dragonlord.


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Gears of War 4 now available for Windows 10 PC, Xbox One

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The Coalition’s latest entry in the Gears of War series has launched for console and PC. The fourth release kicks off a new storyline, set decades after Gears of War 3. Players will reunite with old favorites as they lead a younger cast of fighters against a new threat. Horde mode also returns with Horde 3.0. As an Xbox Play Anywhere title, console and PC players are capable of playing against and with one another across all modes, including versus multiplayer in private matches. Both versions are included with a single purchase.


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Touhou Double Focus coming stateside, to be bundled with Wanderer


NIS will be releasing a Touhou double pack next year with a bundle that includes Touhou Genso Wanderer and Touhou Double Focus. Wanderer was previously announced, so technically, the 2D platformer is a bonus that is being packed in with the roguelike dungeon crawler. The set will be available digitally and physically for PS4, and digitally for PS Vita. The physical version will also come with a reversible cover and mini artbook.


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Rising Star to publish oneoreight’s Earth’s Dawn in North America


Rising Star has announced that they will be releasing a new side-scrolling action title next month, Earth’s Dawn. Released in Japan as Earth Wars, the oneoreight-developed, anime-style release is set on an Earth overrun by aliens. As a soldier on the front line, players must battle the E.B.E. scourge by utilizing a combo-based combat system that makes use of the enemy’s own weapons. The game will launch on November 1 for PS4 and on November 2 for Xbox One, with a PC version set to be released “soon after.” A trailer was released alongside a batch of screenshots, and can be found below.


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