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Learn what’s what about Dragon Quest Builders in new video

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Dragon Quest Builders received something of a 101 trailer today. Titled What is Dragon Quest Builders?, the video covers a little of everything in the hybrid RPG-builder. The footage goes over the backstory as well as the quests that players will undertake, characters they will meet, enemies they will battle, and buildings they will construct.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

comcept and Armature’s action title ReCore out now for PC, Xbox One

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Microsoft has released comcept and Armature Studio’s latest action title ReCore. Being the debut Xbox Play Anywhere release, players can share saves between PC and Xbox One as well as access both versions with a single purchase. A new trailer has also gone live, alongside a letter from senior creative director Joseph Staten. The video features corebot dog Mack enjoying a day off with actual dogs, while Staten’s letter touches on the characters, various editions on offer, and cast of voice actors. Both can be found below.

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PC News, Xbox One News

Corvo sets out for revenge in new Dishonored 2 gameplay trailer

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Corvo is back in a new gameplay trailer for Dishonored 2. The famed assassin returns to take down the usurper who overthrew his daughter, Empress Emily Kaldwin. New enemies, environments, and powers are featured in the two-minute video. Head further down to see him in action as he hunts his latest target, Delilah.

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Destiny to get Private Match option tomorrow for PS4, Xbox One

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Bungie will be adding Private Matches to Destiny ahead of the release of Rise of Iron. Tomorrow, current-gen versions—that is, PS4 and Xbox One, as weird as that remains to say—will allow players to host sessions from up to 18 modes across nearly 30 maps.

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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

(Xbox One Review) The Final Station

(Xbox One Review) The Final Station

” … a satisfyingly eerie journey following an ill-fated engineer and his train …”

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Xbox One Reviews

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided headed to PS4 Pro on November 10

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, recently released for PS4, has been announced for the newly revealed PS4 Pro. The updated version will be available alongside the new console on November 10. Pro owners can look forward to a higher resolution, reduced aliasing, better reflective surfaces, and enhanced lighting effects.

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PlayStation 4 News

Doom – Free Update 3 to add Deathmatch, Private Matches

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id Software’s upcoming patch for Doom will add Deathmatch and Private Matches. Free Update 3, scheduled to go live later this month, will allow players to go all-in versus everyone or just friends. The modes will also feature several customization options, including settings to change the time limit and score limit, remove power weapons, and turn off demons. A teaser was released offering a brief look at the upcoming patch. Those wanting to see it demonstrated live can check out a livestream next Tuesday at 1 p.m. (CST) on Twitch.

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Halo 5: Guardians – Anvil’s Legacy out for Xbox One, Forge for PC

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343 Industries has released Halo 5: Guardians – Anvil’s Legacy, the entry’s ninth free add-on, and Halo 5: Forge for Windows 10. Accompanying the launches are two overview trailers, one for each drop. Studio head Josh Holme also released a letter going into greater detail about how the two tie together, and what the release of Forge for PC means for the future of Halo 5. PC gamers can download Forge from here. Give the letter a read, and the trailers a look, below.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Salvation now available for PS4

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Salvation has gone live on PSN. The final downloadable pack sees Black Ops III off with four multiplayer maps and the Origins Zombies’ finale, Revelations. The included maps are detailed below, but of note for series fans are two reimaginings: Black Ops II’s Standoff is now the Western-styled Outlaws, while World at War’s Outskirts has been reworked into a futuristic repair facility in Rupture. Revelations also wraps up the squad’s adventure as the group faces Doctor Monty in The House.

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DLC, PlayStation 4 News

Hitman – Episode 5: Colorado to be released on September 27

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Io-Interactive is following their recent release-date reveal of Hitman: The Complete First Season with news that Episode 5 will be going live on September 27. The penultimate episode, titled Freedom Fighters, will be set in Colorado, and task players with sneaking into a farm that’s been turned into a makeshift militia training camp. Four people—Sean Rose, Maya Parvati, Ezra Berg, and Penelope Graves—have been targeted by Agent 47 in what’s being described as “one of the toughest episodes yet.” The mission will entail 70 challenges along with new gear, items, and weapons.

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