Sega 3D Classics Collection coming stateside this April for 3DS

Sega 3D Classics Collection (3DS) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Sega will be bringing the 3DS compilation Sega 3D Classics Collection to North America. Scheduled to launch digitally and physically on April 26, the bundle will include nine games ported over to the system by the current retro-updating standard-bearers M2. The games will include titles from both the Genesis and Master System: Power Drift, Puyo Puyo 2, Maze Walker, Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa, Fantasy Zone II W, Sonic The Hedgehog, Thunder Blade, Galaxy Force II, and Altered Beast. Five of the titles are already available through eShop but four are new to the system. Details for each are available below.

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Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – Thieves Guild DLC trailer up

The Elder Scrolls Online Tamriel Unlimited  (Mac, PC, PS4, Xbox One) Thieves Guild DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bethesda is offering a first look at the upcoming DLC pack Thieves Guild for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited. The add-on will allow players to join the guild for the first time, who focus on stealing, robbing, and pickpocketing their way to fortune and glory. Players will be able to steal from the shadows and sneak along roofs as they recover lost treasure, explore a new zone, tackle new story content, and take part in a new 12-player trial. Pricing and other details will be released in the upcoming weeks.

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(PC Review) The Deadly Tower of Monsters

The Deadly Tower of Monsters

“… a charming action-packed homage to the B-grade sci-fi movies of yesteryear.”

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New Far Cry Primal gameplay, behind-the-scenes videos out

Far Cry Primal (PC, PS4, Xbox One) New Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new trailer has gone live for Far Cry Primal. Titled Takkar, the video introduces the hunter Takkar, who arrives in Orosto to help the Wenja face off against other tribes as well as fend off attacks from deadly animals. The footage features some impressive environments and a few scenes of combat. In addition, Ubisoft also released a new entry in their Behind the Scenes video series, plus a few pieces of artwork. Check everything out down below.

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Halo 5: Guardians – Infinity’s Armory detailed, launching next week

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343 Industries is prepping to release their third content update for Halo 5: Guardians, Infinity’s Armory. The download will include a new Arena map, the debris-filled Riptide; a new Warzone Assault Map, Urban; and the Halo 2 Battle Rifle as a Mythic REQ in Warzone and in Forge. Those are in addition to several other REQs, including rare variants of the carbine, new assassinations, and the Achilles armor set. Infinity’s Armory will be free, as with Cartographer’s Gift and Battle of Shadow and Light, and download automatically next week.

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Layers of Fear launching in full next month, announced for PS4

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Bloober Team’s horror-tinged adventure title Layers of Fear will be exiting Early Access and launching in full for PC next month. A new trailer was also released to coincide with the reveal that the game will also be available for PS4. To ensure they properly reach this expanded audience Bloober has teamed up with Aspyr Media for marketing and distribution.

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Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Storybook Edition’s art print released

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir (PS3, PS4, PS Vita) Art Reveal Announcement - Screenshot 1 (Art 1)

Atlus has revealed the art print that will be included with the Storybook Edition of Odin Sphere Leifthrasir. The print will feature Alice along with her cat Socrates and measure 7.25”x10”. The remaining goodies will include a 64-page hardcover art book, a ‘potion recipe’ T-shirt, and an outer box to store everything. The Storybook version is limited to PS4.

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Life is Strange gets physical, now on store shelves for console, PC

Life is Strange (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Physical Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dontnod’s episodic adventure title Life is Strange is now available in physical form for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. As high school senior (and resident time manipulator) Max Caulfield, players team up with friend Chloe Price to investigate the disappearance of another student in Arcadia Bay. Two versions are on offer, with the standard edition featuring all five episodes, and a Limited Edition, which also includes a 32-page art book, a music CD with 14 licensed tracks and 8 tracks from the game’s composer, and a directors’ commentary.

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MS acquires MinecraftEdu, announces Minecraft: Education Edition

Minecraft Education Edition (PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Microsoft is expanding Minecraft’s presence in education with the acquisition of MinecraftEdu. The version, specifically built for classrooms, is being enhanced, renamed, and re-released as Minecraft: Education Edition. The announcement notes that an advisory board of educators is going to assist in the evolution of the product, and that a free trial will be available worldwide this summer. A new site is launching as well, which will feature lesson plans and other resources, including Minecraft Mentors, a program that will allow those who are about to introduce the title to their classroom the chance to reach out to experienced educators.

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New Crime Fighter Challenge Pack out for Batman: Arkham Knight

Batman Arkham Knight (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Crime Fighter Challenge Pack 6 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Rocksteady has released Crime Fighter Challenge Pack #6 for the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight. Console owners will be able to grab the pack next week, on January 26. The pack adds focused training in Freeflow Combat and Invisible Predator stealth in locations from Arkham Asylum, Arkham City, and Arkham Knight during online play. Rocksteady is also throwing in a bonus for everyone with the January update, the Batman Incorporated skin.

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