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Team Psycho Soldier gets to singing, kicking in King of Fighters XIV

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Team Psycho Soldier is strutting to the ring today in The King of Fighters XIV. The squad consists of world-famous singer and psionic battler Athena, dragon-loving Kung Fu pro Sie Kensou, and drunken master Chin Gentsai. The footage features a short montage of combos, with plenty of colorful balls of energy, juggles, wall bounces, and flames. Oh, and a very high-level wink.

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Doom trailer showcases free Update 2, Unto the Evil DLC dated

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Doom will be receiving Update 2 tomorrow, a free download packed with maps, added SnapMap functionality, and other goodies. A trailer has been posted offering an overview of everything that will be included. Along with the video, Bethesda has announced that the first premium downloadable pack, Unto the Evil, will go live on August 5. The $14.99 drop is set to include three maps (Cataclysm, Offering, and Ritual), Harvester player-controlled demon, UAC EMG Pistol, Kinetic Mine, modules, and extra customization options. To kick things off, id is holding a Double XP weekend beginning 12:00 p.m. (ET) through 12:00 p.m. (ET) on August 1.

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Dead Rising 4 gameplay footage released from Comic-Con

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More out of Comic-Con, and this time it’s some new gameplay from Dead Rising 4. After a brief series recap, members of the development team offer a quick overview with footage featuring plenty of selfies, weird weapons, and combo attacks. The footage was revealed alongside a hands-on demo for PC and Xbox One and a panel featuring several members of the team. No word if the panel will be posted.

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Titanfall 2 – Inside Development video, blog series covers servers

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Respawn has released the second installment of their development series for Titanfall 2. The latest entry features lead engineer Jon “Slothy” Shiring covering the studio’s server plans for the impending multiplayer technical test. Rented servers, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure will all be used to handle the load; full details can be found below and at their blog. Additionally, tomorrow, beginning at 2:30 p.m., Shiring will be answering community server-related questions on Twitter through the hashtag #TF2ServerQA.

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Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 1, 2 out for PC, PS4, Thursday for Xbox One*

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Activision has released action role-playing games Marvel: Ultimate Alliance and Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 for console and PC. The digital-only releases debuted in 2006 and 2009 respectively, and are now available separately for $39.99 or as a bundle for $59.99. For PC and PS4, that is, Xbox One owners will need to wait until Thursday. As mentioned on Marvel.com, the re-releases feature improved performance, support for local and online co-op, and “some” interface as well as graphic enhancements. The inclusion of the downloadable character packs is up in the air.

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Visual novel RPG A.W.: Phoenix Festa launches on PSN for PS Vita

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A.W.: Phoenix Festa, a “simulation action” visual novel title, has gone live on PSN for PS Vita. Set in a world devastated by an apocalyptic event, the Invertia, six academies compete for prominence in the last remaining megacity, Asterisk. Players take on the role of a student, either Ayato or an original character, who must live out the days of a teenager while practicing for the upcoming competition. On their way to one of several endings, players will build relationships and train in combat. The game is based on the Japanese light novel The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water.

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PlayStation Vita News

Fallout 4 – Vault-Tec Workshop out now for console, PC

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Fallout 4 received a new downloadable pack today, Vault-Tec Workshop. The $4.99 drop adds pre-war industrial kits that offer access to retro-styled art, furniture, and lighting. It also allows Overseers the chance to run Vault-Tech experiments on their Dwellers in order to create the perfect citizen. Members of Bethesda recently livestreamed a walkthrough of the expansion, and an archive of the nearly 42-minute-long stream has been posted below.

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We Happy Few gameplay video, early build released for PC, Xbox One

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We Happy Few’s world of forced euphoria made waves at this year’s E3, and today, players are getting a chance to try the game for themselves. The city of Wellington Wells is now accessible through Steam Early Access, GOG.com’s Games in Development, and Xbox Game Preview. Note that this is an early build and that the game is still in development. Players can currently explore the city while trying out some of the mechanics, including combat, crafting, and Joy intake. Areas will be added and storylines introduced in the coming months. A new gameplay trailer was also released, building on the teaser shown at E3.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare nearly hour-long Comic-Con panel up

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Activision has released Infinity Ward’s panel from San Diego Comic-Con. The panelists discuss the game’s narrative, with several members of the studio and some of the actors, including Game of Throne’s Kit Harington, on hand. The nearly hour-long video also features new gameplay footage.

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Forced Showdown – Drone Invasion to hit Steam on July 31

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Forced Showdown is set to receive its latest expansion pack, Drone Invasion, on July 31. The add-on will feature a new campaign, world, 10 enemies, 10 bosses, 22 cards, 10 modifiers, 18 quests, and mode, Mentor’s Maze Show. Players will be able to tackle the extra content with a new character, the mech-suited ex-soldier Settsu. Dubbed a “bullet-hell crawler,” players build decks of power-up cards and engage in twin-stick combat to survive a roguelite experience.

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