Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Action

Dash like a madman in new Mighty No. 9 gameplay trailer

Mighty No 9 (PC, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One) CE Announcement - Screenshot 3

Deep Silver has release a new gameplay trailer for Mighty No. 9. The upcoming action-platormer from Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune and developer comcept is something of a spiritual successor to the Blue Bomber and features similar combat and platforming. The video highlights a bit of this, focusing on Beck’s dash ability. The multi-purpose move can be used to reach dangerous areas, collect power-ups, and defeat weakened enemies. It’s also key in maximizing the combo multiplier, as several can be chained together to continually absorb scattered power-ups.

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Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine gets launch trailer, Final Quest

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt (360, PC, PS3, PS4) Blood and Wine Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 5

The launch trailer has gone live for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine. Suitably titled Final Quest, the 30-plus-hour send-off for the famed monster hunter will take players to a new area, Toussaint. A land ruled by a chivalric code, its people, free from the worries of nearby war-torn regions, are being hunted by a beast that Geralt has been hired to kill. The rocking video—literally—introduces the pristine realm and hints at the horrors that await.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan out now

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutants in Manhattan (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back in a new PlatinumGames-developed brawler, Mutants in Manhattan. Inspired by the original run, the game sports cartoon-like cel-shaded graphics and a story from IDW Publishing author Tom Waltz. The team-based title pits the four turtles against Shredder, General Krang, Karai, Bebop, and the rest of the Foot Clan in a battle to save New York. See it in action below.

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Dambusters releases statement regarding Homefront: The Revolution

Homefront The Revolution (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Co-Op Details Date Announcement - Screenshot 2

Homefront: The Revolution developer Deep Silver Dambusters has issued a statement regarding performance issues with the recently released first-person shooter. The letter, also posted to their Facebook page, touches on their current efforts to improve performance across all systems with upcoming patches as well as the first drop of several planned pieces of free downloadable content. Check out their letter below.

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See the new regions in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt (360, PC, PS3, PS4) Blood and Wine Environment Video Announcement - Screenshot 1

CD Projekt is giving players a better look at the lands they will be exploring in The Witcher 3’s upcoming expansion Blood and Wine. Estimated to last over 30 hours, Blood and Wine will see Geralt making his way into a new area that’s being terrorized by a monster. The kingdom will host new characters, enemies, and monsters, get a glimpse of it all below.

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Fallout 4 – Far Harbor now available for console, PC

Fallout 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Far Harbor Release Video Announcement - Screenshot 3

Fallout 4 just received the biggest chunk of real estate ever to be included in a Bethesda-developed expansion. Far Harbor kicks off with a case from Valentine’s Detective Agency that sends players in search of a synth colony and a missing woman in a dangerous, highly irradiated land off the coast of Maine. Aside from navigating an ongoing war between the synths, local populace, and the Children of Atom, players will also undertake new quests and get their hands on some powerful armor and weapons.

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Batman: Return to Arkham bringing updated Asylum, City to console

Batman Return to Arkham (PS4, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Batman is joining the re-release procession with Batman: Return to Arkham. The two-title bundle will include remastered versions of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. The Rocksteady Studios-developed entries are being updated by Virtuos using Unreal Engine 4. Both titles will come with all of the bonus content released in their respective Game of the Year editions as well as all downloadable content. Graphically, players can look forward to improved models, effects, environments, and shaders.

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Behind-the-scenes video released for Fallout 4 – Far Harbor

Fallout 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Far Harbor Release Video Announcement - Screenshot 1

Fallout 4 – Far Harbor is set to go live tomorrow, but today, Bethesda is giving players an overview of the expansion. A new behind-the-scenes video offers a peek at what players will find when they land on the largest landmass of any Bethesda add-on to date. The irradiated land will be filled with distrustful inhabitants who are engaged in an ongoing war with the Children of Atom, along with a host of new animal, armor, weapons, quests, and enemies. Additional details can be found in a new entry on Bethesda’s website.

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Homefront: The Revolution released for console, PC, launch trailer up

Homefront The Revolution (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Combat Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 4

The liberation of near-future Philadelphia begins today with the release of Dambusters Studios’ Homefront: The Revolution. Publisher Deep Silver also revealed some final details about the expansion pass and online co-op Resistance Mode. Adding to the estimated 30-plus-hour campaign is a co-op mode that allows up to four players to engage in guerrilla warfare as a squad across six Missions, with more planned for the rest of the year. The new mission set will be free, and will begin being rolled out in June. In addition, the pass is set to offer exclusive Resistance Mode bonuses, including a free crate drop each week and three character backgrounds, as well as three single-player campaign add-ons. The first two expansions, The Voice of Freedom and Aftermath, are set to be released this year, while the third and largest of the bunch, Beyond the Walls, will go live in 2017.

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Halo 5: Guardians – Memories of Reach, new REQ packs out now

Halo 5 Guardians (Xbox One) Memories of Reach Announcement - Screenshot 1

343 Industries has released the final free content update for Halo 5: Guardians, Memories of Reach. The update adds the Arena map Stasis, Noble Team-inspired armor sets, new weapons (Brute Plasma Rifle, Jorge’s Chaingun), and the Infection game mode. As with the previous updates, there are also a number of extra assassinations, emblems, and weapon skins. Several fixes and tweaks are also included, such as the ability to modify matchmaking search preferences and an updated Post Game Carnage Report with medals and more stats. As a bonus, anyone who launches the game after Memories of Reach goes live will receive Memories of Reach Update Pack, a set that comes bundled with single-use REQs.

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