Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Action

Epic Games’ MOBA Paragon enters open beta for PC, PS4

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Epic has kicked off the open beta for its free-to-play console and PC MOBA Paragon. The five-versus-five, third-person action title features an increasing roster of Heroes, with one slated to be added every three weeks, and crossplay between PC and PS4. The game is said to be designed for players to “win without ever spending money,” with cards only accessible by playing. The studio is currently holding a livestream event on their Twitch channel and Youtube channel to discuss game design, demonstrate gameplay, and offer a look at what they have planned for updates.

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Destiny – The Collection, digital legacy upgrade promo announced

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As Bungie preps the next add-on for Destiny, Rise of Iron, the studio is also planning on releasing an all-in-one package, Destiny – The Collection. Scheduled to launch on September 20, alongside Rise of Iron, the bundle will include Expansion I & II, The Dark Below, House of Wolves, The Taken King, and Rise of Iron. Players who pre-order Collection digitally will be able to immediately download the game and all available expansions. Digital and physical pre-orders will also receive the black and silver Iron Gjallarhorn rocket launcher. For those who own The Taken King digitally on a legacy console, from now until January 31, Bungie is offering a $40 upgrade path in the same console family.

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Slavers, raiders, and rides in Fallout 4 – Nuka-World gameplay trailer

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Fallout 4’s final add-on, Nuka-World, received its first gameplay trailer today. The footage offers an overview of the sixth expansion’s additions and setting, a dilapidated amusement park that doubles as a base for Raiders. The makeshift city has several themed areas, including Safari Adventure, Kiddie Kingdom, and Galactic Zone. Players can use the park as their own base to lead Raiders on missions to conquer surrounding settlements. Also featured are some of the new creatures, enemies, and weapons.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Descent available for PC, Xbox One

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Descent has launched for PC and Xbox One. The pack includes four new multiplayer maps, which are detailed below and include a remake of Black Ops II’s Raid. The drop also comes with the next entry in the Zombies’ Origins series, Gorod Krovi. The latest installment of the horror-themed spin-off is set in an alternate past where players must face mechanized zombies and dragons while battling their way through Stalingrad.

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Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year Edition launching Aug. 30

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is getting the ‘game of the year’ treatment—and soon. CD Projekt Red has announced that Geralt is going all-in on August 30 with a Wild Hunt complete set that includes the original game, Hearts of Stone, Blood and Wine, and all minor downloadable packs. Sure it’s been out for over a year, but what do formalities matter when we’re talking about a hundred-plus hours of slaying monsters and tackling top-notch, well-written quests.

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Four-player brawler Mother Russia Bleeds to launch Sept. 5 for PC

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Le Cartel’s arcade-style four-player beat ‘em up Mother Russia Bleeds has been officially dated for September 5. The brawler is set in an alternate world where a group of imprisoned fighters needs to battle their way through swaths of troops and freaks throughout the USSR. In addition to the campaign, a wave-based Survival mode will be available at launch and is slated to be joined later by Versus mode and Boss Rush. Both the standard version and Dealer Edition, a bundle with two copies of the game and the soundtrack, can be pre-ordered for 10% off at the official site.

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Quantum Break gets physical PC release, Timeless Collector’s Edition

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Nordic is once again partnering with Microsoft for a physical release for PC. Following Ori and the Blind Forest and State of Decay is Remedy’s Quantum Break. Scheduled to launch on September 14, Quantum Break: Timeless Collector’s Edition will run $39.99 and come bundled with a fully patched version of the game, making-of Blu-ray, making-of book, soundtrack CD, two A3 posters (one double-sided), and a quickstart guide, all packed in a slip cover. The game itself will come on five discs and require Steam for activation.

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Dead Rising 1, 2, Off the Record announced for PC, PS4, Xbox One

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Capcom is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Dead Rising by looking back to its past. Beginning on September 13, Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record will launch digitally for Xbox One and, in their PlayStation debut, PS4. Not just that, but Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2 will also get physical releases for console, while the original will be available on Steam for PC. All three re-releases will feature improved visuals with 1080p at 60fps as well as all downloadable content. Check out a spruced-up Frank West and Chuck Greene below in new pics and trailer.

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State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition available physically for PC

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Microsoft and Nordic Games have released the physical version of State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition for PC. The retail release is bundled with a handful of digital and physical extras, including two add-ons (Breakdown and Lifeline), a double-sided A3 poster, and a soundtrack CD packaged inside of a slip case. Note that the game is on a DVD but requires a Steam account for activation.

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MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune vs Zombies hitting Steam this fall

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Neputinia’s horror-themed spin-off, MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune vs Zombies, will be launching this fall on Steam. An undead horde has invaded Gamicademi Academy after Blanc’s attempt to spark interest in the school by filming a zombie movie on campus ends up attracting real zombies. As these things tend to go. Players can clear the grounds solo or with up to three others online, and online crews can also take on daily multiplayer quests.

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