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Monster Hunter Generations, themed New Nintendo 3DS XL dated

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Monster Hunter Generations will be available online and in stores on July 15. In addition to the game, a new themed system will also be landing on store shelves, the New Nintendo 3DS XL Monster Hunter Generations Edition. The system features a design based on the Fated Four, a group of powerful new monsters. Note that the game is not included with the system. Gamers can, however, try the game out prior to launch with an upcoming playable demo. Details about it should be along shortly.

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MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune vs Zombies out now for PS Vita

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The hack-and-slash Neputinia spin-off, MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune vs Zombies, is now available for PS Vita. In the new adventure, co-developed by Tamsoft and Compile Heart, players must wipe out a host of undead at Gamicademi Academy. To get attendance back up at the school, Blanc and others decide to drum up interest by filming a zombie movie on the campus, but as it tends to happen, they end up attracting actual zombies. Players can go through the game alone or with up to three others online, and digital squads can also tackle daily multiplayer quests.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine dated for May 31

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine will be hitting store shelves and digital outlets on May 31. Coinciding with the reveal, CD Projekt has released a new trailer and batch of screenshots. The upcoming add-on will feature an estimated 30-hour-long campaign with 90-plus new quests, a new Gwent deck, dynamic Point of Interest system, and a new region. A limited edition physical version will also include two Gwent decks, the Northern Realms and Nilfgaard.

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New trailer gives first look at Dead Island Retro Revenge gameplay

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Deep Silver has released the first video of Dead Island Retro Revenge. The 16-bit-style beat ‘em up is a free pack-in with Dead Island Definitive Collection. The video is narrated by Max, the Jack Black-sounding protagonist who is on a quest to find his cat through the zombie-filled streets of California. He’s not only up against the undead but also corrupt soldiers and rowdy inmates. In addition to a variety of weapons, he’ll also have access to power-ups, super attacks, and combos.

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Learn about the inspirations behind Daydreamer: Awakened Edition

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A new behind-the-scenes video highlights the inspirations behind Daydreamer: Awakened Edition. Creator, artist, and programmer Robert Womack drew from a wide array of influences, from science fiction films to the “grotesque artistic murals in New York City,” and the question-and-answer video covers how each went into the creation of the retro-style action-shooter’s animations, environments, and enemies. Check it out below, along with a new batch of screens.

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Dice taking players back to the Great War in Battlefield 1

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Dice is taking a trip back in time for the next installment in the Battlefield line. The upcoming release, Battlefield 1, will take place during World War I. Beginning this October, gamers will be able to take part in 64-player battles everywhere from the Italian Alps to half-destroyed French cities and the sands of Arabia. Soldiers will have access to the earliest planes and tanks to hit the battlefield. A trailer was released to introduce Dice’s take on the Great War.

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Doom gets messy with shotguns, demon guts in launch trailer

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Doom hits store shelves and digital outlets next week, and to get everyone’s trigger finger itching, Bethesda has released a launch trailer. id Software’s return to the series finds the Doom Marine once again knee-deep among the dead, and the minions of Hell. The reboot will feature a single-player campaign, multiplayer, and the SnapMap game editor to create and share levels. (WADs? It’s 1993 all over again!)

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Fallout 4 – Far Harbor launching May 19, first-look trailer released

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Bethesda has released the first look at the third add-on for Fallout 4, Far Harbor. The $24.99 download, slated to go live on May 19, adds the new island Far Harbor, noted as the largest landmass of any add-on from the studio. After players are sent a new case from Valentine’s Detective Agency, they land on the isle, located just off the coast of Maine, and find it even harsher than home due to higher levels of radiation. A new storyline soon unfolds surrounding a conflict between the local townsfolk, the Children of the Atom, and the synths. Players will also find new armor, faction quests, settlements, dungeons, weapons, and creatures.

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Dead Island Definitive Collection gets gory in new trailer

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A new, bloody trailer has gone live for Dead Island Definitive Collection. The sampling of carnage is taken from the definitive editions of Dead Island and Dead Island: Riptide, which will be included in the collection. The PS4 and Xbox One retail releases will also come with the new mini-game Dead Island Retro Revenge.

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Dishonored 2 coming out of the shadows on Nov. 11 for console, PC

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Arkane Studios will be returning to Dunwall this November with Dishonored 2. Scheduled to launch on Friday, November 11, Dishonored 2 will once again put players in the shoes of infamous assassin Corvo Attano, but now players will get the chance to play as his royal charge, Empress Emily Kaldwin. Combat will once again feature a mixture of melee, medium- and long-range arms, and supernatural powers. Missions also have a branching structure, with the story shifting in response to the player’s actions. More details are in the current digital issue of Game Informer, while gameplay will premiere during Bethesda’s 2016 E3 Showcase, which will be streamed at 9 p.m. (CST) on June 12 on Twitch and Youtube.

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