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Prey’s weapon and skill combos highlighted in new trailer

Prey’s trailer line has covered the aliens, then the protagonist, and now, it’s time to check out the weaponry and how it ties into the alien skills. The latest video, Weapons and Power Combos, features the numerous abilities, weapon combinations, and tools that Morgan has at his (or her) disposal. Things are burned, transformed, electrified, and destroyed in a variety of creative ways similar to Arkane’s Dishonored series. Is there a gloo cannon? Yes, there’s a gloo cannon.

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Dark Souls III – The Ringed City out, The Fire Fades Edition revealed

Dark Souls III’s final piece of downloadable content, The Ringed City, has been released for console and PC. In their last adventure, players pursue the Slave Knight Gael as he hunts down the Dark Soul of Humanity. The world is ending, and as the player journeys through a land in chaos, they will fight ancient beasts, find new armor and weapons, and encounter strange characters in the fabled city. An update to Undead Match, downloadable for owners of either DLC pack, also adds two maps and the ability to link up with two other players. Also announced is an all-in-one physical release for console, Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition. Launching on April 21, The Fire Fades will include the base game along with both Ashes of Ariandel and The Ringed City for $49.99.

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Destiny – Age of Triumph launch trailer, screens go live

For three weeks, Bungie has been livestreaming details about Destiny’s final update, Age of Triumph. Today, a new launch trailer offers a better look at it in action, along with a handful of screenshots. The update adds what’s touted as the largest Record Book to date, filled with new challenges, along with additional gear, new weapons, returning Raids raised to 390 Light, and the Daybreak Nightfall modifier.

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Morgan Yu’s possibilities discussed in new trailer for Prey

Prey’s previous video covered the various alien types running amok on Talos I, and today, it’s your turn. Well, Morgan Yu’s turn, the game’s protagonist, along with the choices he will have to make and people he will meet on the station. Or she, as ‘Only Yu Can Save the World’ notes, players can decide Morgan’s gender. The video also covers the various powers and weapons at the player’s disposal, which will alter their progress, as they awaken as something of a blank slate.

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Quake Champions upcoming Burial Chamber Arena revealed

Bethesda is offering a quick look at one of the upcoming Arenas for Quake Champions. Burial Chamber is a gothic-styled area with platforms, lava pools, tight corridors, and a handful of open spaces. Its numerous environmental hazards ensure that players have to keep an eye out on their footing, mindful of the flowing lava, in addition to enemy fire. Check out the reveal trailer below. Players who want to sign up for the upcoming closed beta can now submit their name at Quake.com.

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Modern Warfare Remastered – Variety Map Pack launches for PS4

The PS4 version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered has received the Variety Map Pack. The drop include four maps plus 10 supply drops. Each map is a remastered version of a previous one from Call of Duty or Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. The full list, detailed below, includes Broadcast, Chinatown, Creek, and Killhouse.

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Dead Rising 4 to get story DLC on April 4, golf-themed DLC soon

Dead Rising 4 will be received a new single-player add-on next month. Frank Rising, scheduled to launch on April 4, finds Frank amidst a new outbreak in Willamette, only this time he’s one of the infected. All’s not lost, as he can make a full recovery if he can make it to a cure in time. Along the way, as his body begins to change, he will grow stronger and gain new abilities. Of course, the downside is that he can no longer eat food and must munch on survivors. Also announced is Super Ultra Dead Rising 4 Mini Golf. Releasing this spring, players will unlock special golf clubs, balls, and costumes, while Frank comments on his swings. Power-ups will also tweak the rules as players go solo or try for the highest score with four friends online or in local turn-based co-op. Both drops are part of the season pass.

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Destiny – Age of Triumph final livestream event this Wednesday

Bungie’s final livestream event for the last round of content for Destiny has been scheduled for this Wednesday, March 22. Beginning at noon, the studio’s Twitch channel will host 3D character artist Ian McIntosh and senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick for the Sandbox Update livestream. Players don’t have long to wait now, as Age of Triumph is scheduled to go live on March 28.

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Typhon Research Team looks at Prey’s alien invaders in new trailer

The aliens that have overrun Talos I are featured in a new trailer for Prey. The instructive video, titled Typhon Research, comes from the owners of the station, TranStar Corporation. The business opened their vaults to the Typhon Research Team’s work in order to help the sole survivor, Morgan Yu, save the station. Footage demonstrates the mimic’s ability to take the form of inanimate objects, the phantom’s power to summon and launch projectiles, and the telepath’s control over weaker organisms.

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Horizon Zero Dawn sales over 2.5 million in first two weeks

Sony has sent word that Guerrilla’s latest open-world action title of Horizon Zero Dawn has sold over 2.6 million units in stores and online. The title has been out for two weeks, allowing players to explore a ruin-filled world as the young hunter Aloy, which represents a departure for the studio, known for their first-person shooter series Killzone. The release also notes that it is “the best-selling new first party IP launch on the PS4 system to date” as well the developer’s highest debut.

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