Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Action

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – Continuum gets new trailer, screens

Infinity Ward has released a new trailer for the recently revealed Continuum. The multiplayer-focused video runs two minutes long, offering a glimpse at the new maps, and was released alongside a handful of new screenshots. The second DLC map pack for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare adds four maps, which are detailed below, and a 1970s-themed add-on for Zombies.

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Rockstar adds new Adversary Mode to GTA Online, Land Grab

GTA Online has been updated today with Land Grab. Set in cyberspace, players divide into four teams to take down their opponents in order to grab their territory. Teams battle for control across seven maps, with those holding the most area declared the winner once the buzzer sounds to end the round. Everyone who tries Land Grab from now through April 24 will earn Double GTA$ & RP.

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Learn the ropes in Cladun Returns: This Is Sengoku! intro trailer

A new trailer has gone live for Cladun Returns: This Is Sengoku! NIS’ upcoming retro-styled action role-playing game tasks players with helping the souls of the deceased right the wrongs of their lives before they reincarnate. The video offers an introduction to the combat system, world, and lingering denizens.

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Learn about the cast of Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom in new trailer

A new character trailer has gone live for Shiness. Enigami’s action-heavy role-playing game is fast approaching its ship date, so to get players ready, Focus Home has released a trailer to introduce the cast. Five characters band together to explore the world of Mahera, including the mercenary Askel and engineer Poky. Players control the party when navigating the world but engage in combat one on one, in the style of a traditional fighter, though their allies can cast spells from the side and get tagged in to lend a hand.

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Cave Story+ announced for Switch, launching this June

Nicalis is set to bring Cave Story back this summer. The publisher has announced that they will be releasing the action-adventure title as an updated definitive version on June 20 for Nintendo Switch, titled Cave Story+. The game, set to be available digitally and physically, will feature spruced-up visuals as well as new challenges, levels, and options. Free content updates are also planned.

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Dragon Quest Heroes II demo now live on PSN for PS4

Players can get an early start in restoring peace to the Seven Realms today with the release of a demo for Dragon Quest Heroes II. The trial allows players to try four of the 15 playable characters in unique quests that require them to defend Greena Pastures from an invading army of monsters and a giant boss. To grab the demo, head to the PlayStation Store.

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PlayStation 4 News

Grab your guns, nades, and eggs, Easter is coming to Gears of War 4

he Coalition is getting festive with the April update for Gears of War 4. On April 14, players will be able to access a new Easter-themed game mode, Bunny Hunt, that adds oversized Bunny Heads into a new variation of Guardian. Five Chocolate Easter Egg-themed weapon skins will also be on offer by registering at GearsofWar.com and completing challenges in a special playlist. April will also see two maps returning from Gears of War 3: Hotel and The Slab. Both are being revamped, with Hotel now located on a misty, overgrown cliffside, while The Slab has a two-lane opening splintered by a courtyard and a windflare roaring in the distance. Season Pass holders can actually play the maps today, while others will need to wait until April 11. Two Legacy Characters are also hitting this month, a surprise COG who can be found early in a Gears Pack and the Locust Kantus. Weapon tuning is also being introduced, including reduced range for the Gnasher and increased body damage with Lancers. Full details can be found on the Community Hub.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – Continuum detailed, hitting PSN in April

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s second downloadable map pack, Continuum, will debut on PS4 on April 18. The drop will feature four multiplayer maps and a new zombies add-on, Shaolin Shuffle. The maps, detailed below, feature a spa resort set in an ancient creature’s skeleton, Turista; an abandoned junkyard on the Moon, Scrap; a post-futurist art gallery, Archive; and a remake of Modern Warfare 2’s Rust, set in a penthouse in a futuristic city, Excess. Shaolin Shuffle is set in a 1970s New York, and will feature the return of Paul Reubens as director Willard Wyler, alongside Pam Grier’s dojo master Shaolin Sister, as he traps four prisoners in a horror film: Seth Green’s Punk Rocker, Ike Barinholtz’s Sleazebag, Jay Pharoah’s Street Poet, and Sasheer Zamata’s Disco Chick. The pack will cost $15.00.

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Destiny 2 announced for console, PC, launching September

After their extended livestream event for Destiny’s final downloadable pack, Age of Destiny, Bungie has officially announced Destiny 2 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. A reveal trailer was also released, Rally the Troops, offering a look at the sequel’s storyline. Players will once again take on the role of a Guardian, now with new abilities and weapons, in order to save humanity after the last city falls to a new enemy known as the Red Legion. The trailer features two Vanguards calling the Guardians to retake the planet, setting them off on missions to new areas throughout the solar system. As with the original, the game will include co-op, competitive, and solo modes. Bungie is set to premier hands-on gameplay on May 18 during a livestream on their Twitch channel. A beta will also kick off later this summer.

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Yu steals powers, tricks turrets in Prey trailer Playing with Powers

The Prey video train rolls along with a new video covering the alien and human abilities available to the player. Playing with Powers is over four minutes long, and features members of the development team demonstrating and detailing Morgan Yu’s expanding repertoire of superhuman feats that are unlocked as they explore Talos I. Eventually, players will be able to gain the ability to aim with greater precision, slow down time, steal alien abilities, and of course, set things on fire. There is a downside to absorbing alien abilities, though, as the station’s turrets will mark the player as an intruder.

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