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Destiny 2 multiplayer highlighted in Competitive Multiplayer Trailer

Activision is offering a better look at Destiny 2’s multiplayer. A new video highlights some of the new four-versus-four modes and maps, such as Control, Countdown, and Survival. That said, Bungie also noted that they are aiming at having modes that are accessible to both casual and competitive players. Check the trailer out below.

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Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 released for console, PC

The Blue Bomber returns for another compilation with the release of Mega Man Legacy Collection 2. The original included the 8-bit releases, while the follow-up bundles together Mega Man 7, 8, 9, and 10. Additionally, bonus content has been included to beef up the package, such as a Challenge Mode with trials and boss rushes, a Museum with concept and production art, a Music Player, and the DLC packs for Mega Man 9 and 10.

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First-person shooter Dusk gets bloody new gameplay trailer

New Blood Interactive has released a new trailer for David Szymanski’s Dusk. The first-person shooter, set to launch later this summer, has some of its 33 levels highlighted in the latest video. The three-episode release is inspired by shooters from throughout the 1990s, such as Doon, Heretic, Blood, and Redneck Rampage. But that goes without saying for anyone that watches the first 20 seconds.

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Gundam Versus open beta to kick off Sept. 2, run through Sept. 4

After announcing an upcoming open beta for Gundam Versus, Bandai Namco has followed up with finalized dates that will find it running from 2:00 am CST on Saturday, September 2, through 2:00 am CST on Monday, September 4. The test will feature 94 Mobile Suits, all Striker units, and several modes for both online and offline. Gamers can prepare in advance by preloading the game on Tuesday, August 29. Note that PS Plus is not required to participate in the beta but will be required to access online multiplayer in the final version.

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PlayStation 4 News

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice developer diary video series wraps up

The final developer diary has gone live for Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice. Episode 29 is coming in just under the wire, with the game set to be released tomorrow, and covers the team’s final weeks of development as they kick it into high gear to prepare for launch.

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Sega releases lengthy schedule of free DLC for Yakuza Kiwami

Yakuza Kiwami’s impending release date means it’s time for DLC news. Sega has released a full schedule for the game’s upcoming downloadable content, which includes accessories, items, outfits, and weapons. And these aren’t for-pay drops, either, as The Dragon of Dojima will be bestowed with plenty of freebies. Packs are scheduled to go live throughout September, and will also feature goodies for Goro Majima as well, including a snakeskin jacket outfit, and extra parts for Pocket Circuit racing. Players will be able to get the bonuses from the enigmatic clown Bob Utsunomiya.

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Titanfall 2 Ultimate Edition launches digitally for console, PC

The all-in-one bundle Titanfall 2 Ultimate Edition has been released digitally for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The set adds everything from Titanfall 2 Deluxe Edition to the base game: Scorch Titan, Ion Prime Titans, and Titan Warpaints. Also included is the Jump Start Pack, which adds all Titans and Pilot Tacticals, 500 tokens (to redeem on loadouts, cosmetics, and gear), ten 2XP tokens, and the Underground R-201 Carbine Warpaint. All post-launch DLC is also downloadable for free.

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August Update adds remade maps, tweaks to Gears of War 4

Earlier today, Gears of War 4 received its August Update. The download features a number of additions and changes, including two maps, Forge Blitz and Canals. The former is described as “a tighter, faster pace evolution of the map Forge,” set in a factory damaged by a Windflare, while the latter returns from the original Gears of War complete with its triple bridge. Summer of Gears is also continuing with a boost to the First Win of the Day Credit Bonus so that every first kill throughout August will be worth 500 Credits. The second season of the Gears Pro Circuit is also looming, and the studio is making Escalation Ring placement improvements to Diner, Impact, Lift, and The Slab, which are said to have been “crafted with our Pro Players at a recent studio playtest.” Also, this month’s Craftable Character is Classic Commando Dom, and joining him are a new Horde variant on August 18 and Classic One Shot One Kill on Canals on August 25.

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Resident Evil Revelations coming to PS4, Xbox One, bundle for NS

Current-gen gamers will soon be able to experience an updated port of the original Resident Evil Revelations. Seen as a return to form, Revelations follows Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield as they investigate the infested cruise liner Queen Zenobia. The new version will feature 1920×1080 resolution, an improved framerate, greater environmental detail, refined creature movement, and all previously released downloadable content as unlockable rewards. Raid Mode will also return with online support, along with The Ghost Ship: Chaos, a revamped stage with more powerful weapons, additional upgrade possibilities, and different enemy placement. This version is also going to support four different control schemes, based on titles from throughout the series. Switch owners aren’t being left out, either, as a Revelations 1 and 2 bundle is slated to hit the console in the near future.

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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice to support PS4 Pro, new trailer live

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice received a new video today, aptly titled Official Trailer. Ninja Theory also took the opportunity to reveal that the game will support special features for PlayStation 4 Pro. Owners of the souped–up console can choose between a higher resolution or a steady 60 frames per second. Fittingly, PC owners will have extra graphical options, including an uncapped framerate, resolutions up to 4K, and support for 21:9 ultra widescreen. Check the trailer out below.

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