Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Action

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare multiplayer beta schedule detailed

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Activision has sent word that everyone who has pre-ordered Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare for PS4 will be able to access the multiplayer beta beginning at noon (CST) on Friday, October 14. Xbox One owners will be able to join in at noon the following Friday, October 21. The servers will run throughout the weekend, shutting down at noon on Monday, October 24. Details as to what will be included for play should be along shortly, but for now, a FAQ has been set up to address any questions prior to launch.

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Everspace joins the Game Preview program for Xbox One

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Rockfish Games’ Everspace has launched on Game Preview on Xbox One. The roguelike space-based shooter is available for $29.99, and is slated to be released for Windows 10 later this month. The latest version has a new boss fight, voiced dialog, and a new planet type. Two extra player ships are due soon as well, the Colonial Scout and the Colonial Gunship. As part of the Play Anywhere program, both versions will feature cross-save and cross-buy, giving buyers to access the Windows 10 version once it goes live on Game Preview. A PC version is currently available through Steam Early Access.

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Watch Dogs 2 story trailer introduces Marcus and Dedsec crew

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Marcus Holloway meets the hackers of the Dedsec crew in a new story trailer for Watch Dogs 2. When they cross paths, Dedsec is in the process of attempting to stop the machinations of Blume CTO, Dusan Nemec. As he continues to accumulate more power, Dedsec is working to return power to the people.

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Things get messy in new Creative Kills trailer for Dishonored 2

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After highlighting the return of Corvo last week, today, Bethesda has released a new trailer focusing on Dishonored 2’s mixed combat system. The trailer, Creative Kills, features both Corvo Attano and his daughter Emily Kaldwin. The montage includes over three minutes of the duo combining their supernatural abilities, items, and weapons to take down enemies throughout Karnaca.

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Gears of War 4 goes goooooooold for Windows PC, Xbox One

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After yesterday’s reveal of Gears of War 4’s launch trailer, Microsoft sent word that the game has officially gone gold. Now that the gold master disc has been sent off to the various replication facilities, players have only to count down the remaining days until its release on October 11. The sequel supports cross-play, cross-save, and cross-buy between Windows 10 PC and Xbox One, and will feature the return of Horde mode. The launch trailer has been re-posted below, for good measure.

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Destiny: Rise of Iron now available, transition program begins

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Destiny’s latest expansion, Rise of Iron, is now available for download. The $29.99 add-on is the game’s largest to date, introducing The Plaguelands on Earth, the six-player Raid Felwinter Peak, a three-player Strike, four player-versus-player maps, Supremacy competitive mode, and a social space home to a stronghold that needs to be retaken. A new story partners players with Lord Saladin to battle an evil spreading a disease across the land. An extra Raid, Wrath of the Machine, is also slated to go live at noon on Friday.

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GTA Online getting Bikers, Motorcycle Clubs, new kit and businesses

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GTA Online is getting the ability to become a biker as well as create Motorcycle Clubs. Up to eight players can band together, and new roles are being being added to create a club hierarchy, including Prospects and Presidents. The update will expand on the theme with new motorcycles, tattoos, weapons, and properties, such as mechanics and clubhouses. The release also notes “a massive slate of new competitive and co-op gameplay.” Risky vehicle-based business ventures will also be added throughout Los Santos and Blaine County.

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Gears of War 4 dives for cover, pops up to toss over a launch trailer

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Gears of War 4’s release date nears, and to ensure that everyone’s properly motivated to grab their guns and find some cover, The Coalition has released its launch trailer. The video features some new footage, highlighting the latest generation of heroes as well as the new threat, the Swarm. A batch of new screenshots was also released and has been posted beneath the trailer.

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Medieval action-RPG Mount & Blade: Warband now on PS4, Xbox One

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Mount & Blade: Warband Releases has made its way to PS4 and Xbox One. The console version features the same hands-on combat as its older PC counterpart, including archery, melee, and horseback, as well as the ability to take on quests and lead troops into battle. It also sports improved effects, more detailed textures,and support for 32-player multiplayer across several modes (Conquest, Deathmatch, Siege, etc.). As an upstart warrior, players are tasked with building a following to take control of Calradia.

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Frank West returns to Willamette Mall in Dead Rising 4 trailer

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Following the re-releases of Dead Rising 1 and 2, a new gameplay trailer has gone live for Dead Rising 4. Return to the Mall brings players back to Willamette Mall. Fresh from his virtual vacation, Frank West is once again cutting (and bashing and riding and shooting) a path through zombie hordes in search of the shadowy government agency responsible for the outbreak.

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