World of Final Fantasy trailer released, three limited editions detailed

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Players will be able to explore Grymoire in a variety of releases for World of Final Fantasy, including a Day One Edition, Limited Edition, and Collector’s Edition. The Day One Edition will include extra digital content, such as a Sephiroth summon and a Japanese voice-over option add-on, while the similarly priced Limited Edition will add special packaging along with a 24-page artbook. The Square Enix-store-exclusive Collector’s Edition is priced at $119.99 and adds even more goodies, including the soundtrack, a three-piece minifigurine set (Cloud, Lightning, and Squall), a pop-up book, and more. Full details for all additions can be found below.

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NIS to release Harvest Moon: Skytree Village Limited Edition

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NIS is teaming up with Natsume to release a limited edition of Harvest Moon: Skytree Village. The set includes a copy of the game, 44-page softcover art book, soundtrack, six-piece lapel pin set, blue feather rubber-strap keychain, and a collector’s box. Skytree Village follows series tradition in allowing players to romance a partner, get married, have children, and make their way in the world by farming. New crops, flowers, and a fishing mechanic have been added, along with a cast of characters who live in the nearby town.

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First six of 350-plus rides revealed from Forza Horizon 3

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Turn 10 has begun detailing the rides set to be included in Forza Horizon 3. There will be 150 more vehicles than in Horizon 2, which will bring the total count to just over 350. Several will be making their debut, such as the 2016 Ariel Nomad and the 2015 Baldwin Motorsports #97 Monster Energy Trophy Truck. Buggies will feature prominently as one of the new ride types being introduced. Six rides in total were revealed, and detailed below, including the 2015 Ford Falcon XR8 and the 2015 Polaris RZR XP 1000 EPS.

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Destiny: Rise of Iron trailer, screens released for pre-order bonus

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Bungie has released a new trailer for Destiny’s upcoming expansion Rise of Iron. The video showcases a new pre-order bonus, the Gjallarwing Sparrow. Start it to see the ride in action, stay for the ridiculous stunts. Rise of Iron is scheduled to launch later this summer, and note that it will require both parts of The Taken King.

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Dragon Quest Builders Day One Edition detailed, new screens up

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Dragon Quest Builders, Square Enix’s upcoming hybrid sandbox construction and role-playing game, will be launching as a Day One Edition. Pre-orders and first-run copies will come with several exclusive in-game recipes: Gold Block, Slimy Block, and Springtide Sprinkles. The North American cover art was also released along some new screenshots showing off the bonus goods.

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Gears of War 4 gameplay, story trailers and Comic-Con info released

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Microsoft has released a new trailer and some gameplay footage from Gears of War 4. The windfall is due to San Diego Comic-Con, where players can spend some hands-on time with a playable demo that features a portion of the campaign and the Forge map in multiplayer at Xbox Booth #100. In addition, there will be a “Creators, Characters and Cast” panel in Center Room 6BCF on July 21 (2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.) with studio head Rod Fergusson, Liam McIntyre (Fenix), and others. An Encore with a special guest will take place on Friday at Nerd HQ (5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.). There will also be physical Gear Packs with cards that unlock in-game customization items, also at Booth #100 and Nerd HQ, and several figures and replicas on display. For those eying the new S model, a themed 2 TB bundle was announced for $449, which will include a themed controller, vertical stand, downloadable copy of Gears 4, early access (Oct. 7), and digital bonuses. The digital content includes the Vintage VIP Pack, six Gears Pack, permanent access to future maps for private games, and more.

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The King of Fighters XIV demo, free dynamic theme on PSN for PS4

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We posted yesterday about Atlus releasing a Story Trailer and the impending arrival of a demo for The King of Fighters XIV. Well, time to get downloading because it’s here. The trial supports local versus mode, and allows access to seven characters: Kyo Kusanagi, Mai Shiranui, Iori Yagami, Sylvie Paula Paula, King of Dinosaurs, Shun’ei, and Nelson. Players who download the demo also receive a free dynamic PS4 theme.

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Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration revealed, including PS4

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Rise of the Tomb Raider will be making its way to PS4 this fall in Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration. Scheduled to launch on October 11, alongside updates for PC and Xbox One, the set will include the original game, an additional story chapter titled Blood Ties, Endurance co-op mode, and all downloadable content. The drops add 35-plus Expedition Cards, 12 outfits, and seven weapons. Blood Ties, which will support PSVR, sees Lara back in Croft Manor as she tries to find proof of ownership to resolve a dispute with her uncle. Then, in Lara’s Nightmare, she must defend the manor … from zombies. Endurance challenges teams of two to surviving the elements by day and enemies by night for as long as possible, with results posted to a leaderboard. Classic Lara skins can also be found in new packs. PC and Xbox One Season Pass holders will receive all new content as part of the pass.

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Titanfall development video series kicks off for Titanfall 2

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Respawn has released the first video in a new behind-the-scenes series for Titanfall 2. The first episode, also posted on the ongoing blog, is a brief introduction with producer Drew McCoy. The nearly two-minute video gives a quick update on the team’s progress, how fans can guide the topics they cover, and generally what viewers can look forward to with the new Titanfall Development series.

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Digital RPG I Am Setsuna launches on Steam and PSN for PC, PS4

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Tokyo RPG Factory’s debut title, I am Setsuna, has launched digitally for PC and PS4. Inspired by Square Enix’s 16-bit catalog, the game follows Setsuna and her bodyguards—Endir, Kuon, and Yomi—as they set out from her hometown on a mission to save her people. In keeping with the studio’s focus on the past, the game utilizes a combat system inspired by the classic Chrono Trigger.

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