Dreamcast shooter Ghost Blade HD released for PS4, Xbox One, Wii U

Indie developer Hucast Games has officially released their Dreamcast title Ghost Blade HD for PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U. The $9.99 bullet-hell-style vertical shooter, said to be inspired by similar releases from the 1990s, features two-player local co-op, five stages, three ships, leaderboard support, and three difficulty levels. Players will be able to blast their way through several modes, including Practice and Score Attack.

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Puyo Puyo Tetris trailer covers the basics of mechanics, modes

Puyo Puyo Tetris is a new mixture on these shores, and Sega is seeing to it that players get off to a good start. A new Back to Basics trailer gives a look at how several modes will offer players the chance to practice creating Puyo chains and stacking Tetriminos until they become a pro. Six Challenge Modes will provide a variety of scenarios to tackle, including Endless Fever, Endless Puyo, Tiny Puyo, Sprint, Marathon, and Ultra. Up to four players will also get the chance to test themselves against each other in a Versus mode featuring two dozen characters.

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Nintendo Switch News, PlayStation 4 News

Nightdive bringing Turok 2: Seeds of Evil to PC on March 16

Nightdive Studios is revisiting Turok next month with the PC release of Turok 2: Seeds of Evil. The sequel, set to go live on March 16, once again follows the warrior Turok as he jumps, swims, and blasts his way through new enemies and levels, now in a futuristic setting. The original Nintendo 64 release is being improved with updated visuals and a new multiplayer mode, Last Turok Standing.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Dariusburst Chronicle Saviours Eighting Pack

“… a solid if less experimental pack than its predecessors.”

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PlayStation 4 Reviews

Halo Wars 2 demo released for Xbox One, PC demo coming soon

Microsoft has released a demo for the recently launched Halo Wars 2. Gamers can currently download it for Xbox One, while the PC version should be along shortly. The trial includes the first mission, The Signal, along with access to Blitz Firefight against an AI opponent. The latter comes with a pre-built deck of cards from Captain Cutter or Atriox. The Xbox One version requires a Live Gold account.

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Xbox One News

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap time travels with Retro feature

Lizardcube has announced a new Retro feature in Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap. The remake is going to allow players to switch from high definition to 8-bit graphics on the fly, between the original and updated soundtracks, and any combination of the two. Even more accommodating is password support. Players who have a password from the 1989 original can continue their progress in the remake.

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Keep your eye on that banana! Prey Mimic Madness trailer released

New gameplay footage has gone live for Prey. The video, titled Mimic Madness, demonstrates how players can use the Mimic’s power during combat. It’s one of the first alien powers that players will learn, allowing them to take advantage of their ability to transform into a variety of objects, including a banana, lamp, mug, and security turret.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare multiplayer free this weekend via Steam

Activision has kicked off a free weekend for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s multiplayer mode. Currently, PC gamers can download the component for free off of Steam and play as much as they want through Sunday, February 26. There are no restrictions on play, and all of the progress can be carried over to the full version. Additional details can be found on Activision’s official blog.

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Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind showcased in new gameplay trailer

Bethesda has released a first look at the Morrowind expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online. The gameplay video introduces players to a new storyline that will see them returning to the fan-favorite realm to prevent the end of the world. The trailer, along with some new screenshots, show off the reimagined Vvardenfell Island along with some of the new armor, enemies, and weapons.

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Igor and the Velvet Room return in new Persona 5 trailer, screenshots

Igor is returning with two helpers, Caroline and Justine, in a revamped Velvet Room. Persona 5’s protagonist finds himself back into the strange area whenever he falls to sleep. That means that players will be able to upgrade, create items from, or fuse their collected personas. The latter is comprised of a basic ability that creates a new persona by fusing two together and a more advanced technique that requires three or more. Personas can also be created through network fusion, which will combine the player’s with a random one grabbed from another online player. Unfortunately, fusing requires punishing the personas through hanging, imprisoning, and electrifying them. It’s not for nothing, though, as the punishments enhance them in different ways. Check the trailer out below.

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