Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Movies

The King of Fighters XIV launching Aug. 23, plus 20 screens, 2 trailers

The King of Fighters XIV (PS4) Preorder Deal Announcement - Screenshot 1

An avalanche of King of Fighters XIV goodies hit today. First up, Atlus has announced that the game is slated to launch on August 23, and that players who pre-order or buy the game near its release date will receive the Day One edition. This version will come in a themed SteelBook case featuring Kyo Kusanagi, and as a gift for all early buyers, the Classic Kyo DLC costume will be free on PSN for the week following launch. Additionally, there are two new videos and over 20 new screenshots, plus a picture of the Day One edition, posted below. The trailers highlight the three-versus-three system, story, and one of the new characters, Shun’Ei.

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DLC, PlayStation 4 News

Gears of War 4 multiplayer trailer, PAX East events details posted

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The Coalition has released a new trailer ahead of the Gears of War 4’s multiplayer beta opening to all Live Gold members. The beta will open up next Monday, so to get newer players up to speed, a highlight reel was put together showcasing some of the new weapons, abilities, and executions. The Dropshot, Buzzkill, and vault kick all pop up. PAX East attendees will get a chance to try multiplayer with a hands-on demo as well as watch the Gears eSports ESL Pro League Season 2 Grand Finals, catch the reveal of the new competitive mode Escalation, and sit in on a multiplayer-themed panel hosted by The Coalition. Gamers who won’t be in Boston for the show can check out the events, and take part in some giveaways, at 10:00 a.m. (CST) at the official Gears Twitch channel.

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Convention, Xbox One News

I Am Setsuna launching July 19, new trailer, screens released

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I Am Setsuna, the debut title from Square Enix’s new Tokyo RPG Factory imprint, will be launching on July 19 for PC and PS4. Inspired by 16-bit RPGs, and featuring a battle system similar to Chrono Trigger, I Am Setsuna follows a young woman named Setsuna who sets out from her hometown with a band of bodyguards on a quest to save her people. The new media highlights one of her bodyguards, Endir, who is also the main playable character.

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Pew! Pew! Rogue Stormers blasts everything en route to Steam

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Black Forest Games, creators of Giana Sisters, have released a new run-and-gun shooter on Steam, Rogue Stormers. Described as “Contra on steroids” and “Metal Slug in hyperspeed,” Rogue Stormers is a fast-paced shooter where up to four players blast through hazard-filled procedurally generated levels housed in five biodomes. As one of five characters, solo or in a squad (online or local), players will battle orcs, goblins, and other horrors as they scramble for random loot drops and trigger traps to maximize damage.

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Sci-Fi mystery Breached announced for PC

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Nkidu has picked up the publishing rights to Drama Drifters’ Breached. The science-fiction mystery opens with Corus Valott coming out of cryogenic hibernation. Players will have to repair his shelter, scout for goods, and slowly make their way throughout the world. After Valott finds the nearby towns in ruins, players must also investigate what happened during his slumber, which will involve solving puzzles, attempting to unravel his tangled thoughts, and scouting areas with drones. Time is limited, though, as he only has an eight-day supply of oxygen.

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Watch nearly 7 minutes of gameplay from The Technomancer

The Technomancer (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Gameplay Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

Spiders has released a new video for their sci-fi-infused role-playing game The Technomancer. The gameplay trailer features the protagonist Zachariah from character creation and on, as he levels up, unlocks talents, takes on side quests, and makes allies. As a Technomancer, he has access to four skill trees, three combat stances, and special powers, all of which he will use as a representative of an embattled corporation that is at war over the remaining water on Mars. A moral code will also allow players to turn themselves into a hero or into someone slightly less reputable.

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Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition launching on April 27

Ori and the Blind Forest Definitive Edition (PC, Xbox One) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition is set to launch for Windows 10 on April 27. The Definitive Edition of Moon Studios’ fantastic action-platformer will feature new areas, gameplay upgrades, and difficulty options. Players who own the Xbox One version will be able to grab an upgrade for $4.99 to access the new content, as well as have their saves and progress sync with the PC version. Newcomers will be able to download the Definitive Edition through Live and Steam for $19.99.

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PC News, Xbox One News

Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – Dark Brotherhood trailer up

The Elder Scrolls Online Tamriel Unlimited  (Mac, PC, PS4, Xbox One) Dark Brotherhood DLC Announcement - Header

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited is about to get a new faction, the Dark Brotherhood. A new video has been released showcasing the shadowy assassins that will be included in an upcoming downloadable pack. Assassins will have their own passive skill line, a storyline, and new repeatable quests involving Contracts and the Black Sacrament. Price and a release date weren’t in the announcement, but they will be revealed in the coming weeks.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Eclipse launches on PSN for PS4

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III’s second download pack, Eclipse, debuts today on PSN. The drop adds four new maps, one of which is a re-imagining of Call of Duty: World at War’s Banzai, and the next chapter of Zombies, titled Zetsubou No Shima. The maps range from a post-apocalyptic tribal compound to a futuristic civilian sub-orbital airport.

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Umbrella Corps – Code: Veronica map, new enemy debuted

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Umbrella Corps is getting a touch of Resident Evil Code: Veronica. The Antarctic Base is a direct carryover from Code: Veronica, with the facilities still damaged after the T-virus outbreak. It’s a three-story structure with connecting ventilation ducts and ladders, and is described as “perhaps the most tactical map in the game.” A new enemy was also revealed, Mutated Zombies. These are advanced cases that are unaffected by the Zombie Jammer and can cause the device to become ineffective on other monsters that are near the player. They will be in the single-player Experiment Mode’s Antarctic Base map as well as Multi-Mission Mode’s SP DNA Hunter ruleset. Check them and the new map out below.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News