Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Action

Darksiders Warmastered Edition goes 4K for PS4 Pro, trailer released

PS4 Pro owners will get a chance to flex their new system’s muscle with Darksiders Warmastered Edition. War’s adventure marks THQ Nordic’s first console game to support 4K. All versions will run at 1080p, while the PC and PS4 Pro versions will also run at 4K, with improved rendering, double the texture resolutions, and 60 frames per second (30 for Wii U). A trailer has also been released, and can be found below along with some new screenshots.

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Watch Dogs 2 launches online, in stores for PS4 and Xbox One

Ubisoft’s hacking-heavy open-world action title Watch Dogs 2 is now available for PS4 and Xbox One. PC gamers will have to wait a little longer until it’s released for Windows on November 29. Players take on the role of young tech wizard Marcus Holloway after he has been framed for a crime by the predictive program ctOS 2.0. In clearing his name, Marcus uncovers a city-wide conspiracy, which causes him to help the hacktivist group DedSec. The group will combat security forces by hacking the city’s infrastructure and using their skills to complete missions using stealth or force.

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Dishonored 2 launches online, in stores for console and PC

After releasing earlier this week for pre-orders, Dishonored 2 is now available for all through retail and digital outlets. The assassin Corvo, protagonist of the original Dishonored, returns to fight alongside his daughter, Emily. The pair is in a battle to restore Emily to the throne, as they take down the usurper’s forces in the city of Karnaca. As in the original, players have access to melee abilities, firearms, and special powers.

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 to be playable at PlayStation Experience 2016

CI Games’ upcoming open-world shooter Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 will be making its PS4 debut next month at PlayStation Experience 2016. The event is scheduled to take place December 3-4 in Anaheim, California. Attendees can drop by booth B2300 to get some hands-on time with a playable demo as well as grab a code to unlock an exclusive weapon skin. A contest is also planned offering attendees the chance to win one of several quadcopter drones.

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Rainbow Six Siege – Operation Red Crow update arriving Nov. 17

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege’s fourth update, Operation Red Crow, has been scheduled for November 17. As part of the Year One road map, the patch will add a free map (Skyscraper) that pits players against the Yakuza in Nagoya, Japan; new features; and for Season Pass holders, Japanese S.A.T. Operators Hibana and Echo. The Operators will be available for everyone else on November 24. The studio also announced that they will be offering a free weekend from November 11-13 for PC (Steam and Uplay) and PS4.

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor GOTY Edition available for PS4 Pro

Warner Bros. has released the Game of the Year Edition of Shadow of Mordor for PS4 Pro. The latest version has been updated to take advantage of the Pro’s increased processing power with 30 frames per second at 4K resolution. This edition includes over a dozen downloadable packs that add new missions, challenges, skins, and runes.

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Watch Dogs 2 launch trailer gets with the hacking and mayhem

Marcus and DeadSec set out to take down the system with the release of Watch Dogs 2’s launch trailer. After being labeled as a criminal by the authorities, Marcus uncovers a propaganda campaign to trick the public as corrupt corporations take hold of the city. The video features some of the combos possible when players mix hacking with driving and shooting, as well as the group’s struggle to get the citizens on their side.

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Dishonored 2 releasing tomorrow for pre-orders, launch trailer up

Dishonored 2 will be playable tomorrow for pre-orders, so to kick things off, Bethesda has released the official launch trailer. Everyone else will be able to snag their copy on Friday. In addition to once again taking on the role of famed assassin Corvo, players will also step into the shoes of his daughter, Emily. The duo must battle a usurper throughout the streets of Karnaca in order to restore Emily to the throne.

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GTA Online update adds new Adversary Mode, Tron-style motorcycles

GTA Online has been updated to add a new Adversary Mode, Deadline, along with the futuristic Nagasaki Shotaro motorcycle. The speedy, concept-style bike is unlocked for purchase at Legendary Motorsport once players try out Deadline. The arena racer has four players team up against one another while on different colored, light-trail-emitting Shotaros, trying to outlast each other by avoiding the dangerous trails. Players who take part in the mode can earn Double GTA$ and RP through November 21. Biker Business Sales have begun to celebrate the added bikes, offering 25% off Business supplies and resupplies plus an extra 50% GTA$ and Double RP. Select weapons and tactical vehicles are also on sale.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare launches for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has been released for console and PC. Infinite Warfare marks the first time that the series takes the campaign into the stars with a storyline that is set throughout the solar system. As Captain Reyes, a member of Tier 1 Special Operations, players must lead one of the few remaining warships fighting for Earth against an insurgent force. That means taking part in not only ground-based operations but also dog fights in zero gravity. Players who grab the Legacy and Digital Deluxe Editions will also be able to relive old adventures with the included Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered. The undead also return with the four-player Zombies in Spaceland, which features an amusement park setting along with a new crafting system, weapons, and eSport-integration features. Multiplayer also adds new mech suits, known as combat rigs, that are design for specific combat roles but customizable with upgrades. A crafting system has also been added to multiplayer, which uses earnable Salvage to create Prototype weapons with unique designs and Gun Perks, while Mission Teams allows players to unlock more rewards. Lastly, PS VR owners can try some immersive dogfighting with the free Jackal Assault.

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