Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Movies

Halo Wars 2 – Serina, Operation: Spearbreaker out for PC, Xbox One

Halo Wars 2 received two new downloadable drops today, Serina and Operation: Spearbreaker. The first pack features Serina, the UNSC Spirit of Fire’s AI from the original Halo Wars, while the second expands the campaign with two additional missions. Serina returns in full form, despite her unfortunate fate, while the story missions expand on the main game’s plot, as players take charge of a hero squad of Orbital Drop Shock Troopers against the Banished.

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Dual-field shooter Dimension Drive launching this fall for NS, PC

2Awesome Studio has sent word that they are planning to release Dimension Drive for Switch as well as the PC this fall. A space-based shooter, Dimension Drive has players controlling two games at once on a dual battlefield. The game will support single player as well as local co-op. Gamescom attendees can get a first look at the Nintendo Switch version at the Indie Arena Booth (Hall 10.1 Booth A-020).

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Tactical-RPG Solstice Chronicles: MIA launches for Windows PC

Solstice Chronicles: MIA, follow-up to The Red Solstice, has gone live on Steam. Available for the discounted price of $19.99, the spiritual successor finds humans living on Mars, after having fled from a disease running rampant on Earth, facing a fresh outbreak in the colonies. The Corporation and insurgents are now fighting to find a cure and return home. The tactical-RPG is also one of the first games to have been funded through crowdfunding platform Fig.co, courtesy of 500-plus backers and investors.

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PC News

Etrian Odyssey V first-run goodies revealed, Dragoon trailer released

As the slow march continues to more map-making and dungeon-crawling, Atlus has released info about the first-run extras that are to be included with Etrian Odyssey V. The launch edition will bundle together the game, a 24-page art book with character pieces and concept sketches, a six-track CD, and a protective outer box. But it’s not just all bonuses, as a new trailer also highlights the Dragoon, an armor-clad juggernaut that protects the three other classes. The Atlus crew is also set to celebrate Etrian’s 10-year anniversary with a new streaming event, set to begin at 5:00 p.m. (CST) on July 28, with Will and EJ playing several of the entries.

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Destiny 2 story team, voice actors chat it up at Comic-Con panel

Bungie was on hand at this year’s Comic-Con to discuss Destiny 2. Specifically, members of the story team were on a panel to talk about the changes that resulted after the events of the original. Game director Luke Smith, actor Lance Reddick, and others spoke at the show. One topic touched on was the new villain Ghaul, whose motivations were described by narrative design lead Guillaume Colomb: “I imagine that Ghaul must be extremely angry about that. He must think there is some huge injustice in the world, or he thinks that the Traveler made a mistake. Or does humanity somehow hold sway over the Traveler? Ghaul sees this as a noble quest to free the Traveler.” A recap can be found at Activision’s blog.

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PS4 owners to get physical retail version of .hack//G.U. Last Recode

Bandai Namco has announced that they will be releasing a physical console version of their upcoming collection .hack//G.U. Last Recode. The retail release will be available alongside the digital version, which will also be sold for PC. Recode will bundle together updated versions of Rebirth, Reminisce, and Redemption. Each will feature 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second, 16:9 widescreen picture, balance changes, and unspecified extras.

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PlayStation 4 News

Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies detailed, screens and trailer released

Players are getting a new look at Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies by way of San Diego Comic-Con. A new video from Activision features Sledgehammer Games’ upcoming co-op adventure, with players trekking through a Bavarian village while on the hunt for art stolen during World War II. But there’s a secret within the town that will lead to an army of—you guessed it—Nazi zombies. The campaign will star the voices and likenesses of David Tennant, Elodie Yung, Katheryn Winnick, Udo Kier, and Ving Rhames.

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Learn how to survive amidst chaos in new trailer for The Evil Within 2

Players are going to see what it takes to ‘Survive’ in a new trailer for The Evil Within 2. The psychological thriller from Tango Gameworks follows players as they take control of Sebastian as he attempts to find his daughter, Lily, before she is lost within a STEM world. Pre-orders will get a slight leg up in their journey, with word that everyone who puts down money early will receive The Last Chance Pack. The drop will include the exclusive burst handgun, crafted supplies, and medical supplies.

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Titanfall 2 – Operation Frontier Shield adds free maps, mode

Titanfall 2 is receiving the Frontier Defense mode by way of a new DLC drop, Operation Frontier Shield. The free download tasks up to four players with defending a Harvester against waves of increasingly difficult enemies across five different maps. Speaking of which, the update also adds two new maps, Rise and Township. The former features long sight lines with tight quarters, while the latter has little cover but a few houses with dense interiors. For-pay content is also being added in the form of XP-boosting Elite Warpaints for weapons and Titans. Players looking to try the game out can grab a free three-day trial of it beginning on July 28.

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Tekken 7 gets the Fatal Fury touch with Geese Howard DLC

Akuma’s addition to Tekken 7 was a surprise, but Bandai Namco’s latest roster reveal is a real shocker: Geese Howard from Fatal Fury. SNK’s infamous ball-busting boss is making his way into the King of Iron Fist Tournament this winter as a downloadable addition. Check him out in action below.

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