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(PlayStation 4 Review) Homefront: The Revolution

(PlayStation 4 Review) Homefront: The Revolution

“… has a wonderful world, but it’s one that isn’t fully realized, filled as it is with mundane tasks, mediocre firefights, and numerous technical issues.”

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Dambusters releases statement regarding Homefront: The Revolution

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Homefront: The Revolution developer Deep Silver Dambusters has issued a statement regarding performance issues with the recently released first-person shooter. The letter, also posted to their Facebook page, touches on their current efforts to improve performance across all systems with upcoming patches as well as the first drop of several planned pieces of free downloadable content. Check out their letter below.

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Homefront: The Revolution released for console, PC, launch trailer up

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The liberation of near-future Philadelphia begins today with the release of Dambusters Studios’ Homefront: The Revolution. Publisher Deep Silver also revealed some final details about the expansion pass and online co-op Resistance Mode. Adding to the estimated 30-plus-hour campaign is a co-op mode that allows up to four players to engage in guerrilla warfare as a squad across six Missions, with more planned for the rest of the year. The new mission set will be free, and will begin being rolled out in June. In addition, the pass is set to offer exclusive Resistance Mode bonuses, including a free crate drop each week and three character backgrounds, as well as three single-player campaign add-ons. The first two expansions, The Voice of Freedom and Aftermath, are set to be released this year, while the third and largest of the bunch, Beyond the Walls, will go live in 2017.

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Halo 5: Guardians – Memories of Reach, new REQ packs out now

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343 Industries has released the final free content update for Halo 5: Guardians, Memories of Reach. The update adds the Arena map Stasis, Noble Team-inspired armor sets, new weapons (Brute Plasma Rifle, Jorge’s Chaingun), and the Infection game mode. As with the previous updates, there are also a number of extra assassinations, emblems, and weapon skins. Several fixes and tweaks are also included, such as the ability to modify matchmaking search preferences and an updated Post Game Carnage Report with medals and more stats. As a bonus, anyone who launches the game after Memories of Reach goes live will receive Memories of Reach Update Pack, a set that comes bundled with single-use REQs.

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After Mars, Doom to head to Indianapolis for Grand Prix, 500

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In a bit of news that I don’t think many saw coming, ZeniMax will be dabbling in racing with the debut of the Doom car at the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis on May 14. SMP Racing driver Mikhail Aleshin will be behind the wheel of the No. 7 car, and he will again take it out in the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29. The livery was revealed this morning, and a trailer mixing shots of the car with gameplay can be viewed below. For those wanting to check out all of the action, Aleshin will be on the track at 11 in the morning for the first practice.

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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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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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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Modern Warfare Remastered announced

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Recently, hints and then videos began to appear indicating that a new Call of Duty announcement was imminent. Today, the curtain has been pulled back to reveal Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare—and Modern Warfare Remastered. Following the main line’s tendency to go futuristic, the new release will take the fight beyond Earth and into the solar system. The story follows Tier 1 Special Operations pilot Captain Reyes as he commands one of the planet’s last warships, the Retribution, against the fascist Settlement Defense Front. A barren and overpopulated Earth relies on resources supplied by its colonies, but the Front is trying to secure all off-world outposts. From the Retribution, players will also launch sorties in the Jackal jet fighter. Also, all Legacy and Digital Deluxe packages will come with a download for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, which will include the base game and 10 multiplayer maps. To learn more, check out Infinity Ward’s livestream today at 12:30 p.m. (CST). Screenshots of Infinity can be found below those of Modern Warfare Remastered (a FAQ includes more details).

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