Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Movies

Elder Scrolls Online to receive PS4 Pro support patch, 4K trailer up

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Bethesda has announced that The Elder Scrolls Online will support PS4 Pro. It will be one of the first titles to take advantage of the new hardware, via a free update. To show off the updated visuals, the studio has released a gameplay trailer showing the game running in 4K on the new system. Note that the trailer requires a 4K monitor to view in all its glory.

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PlayStation 4 News

Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice, free costume pack out on eShop

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Phoenix Wright and Apollo Justice are back on the case(s) with the release of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice. Justice takes charge of the cases at home, while Wright attends to a case in Khura’in. A self-styled tour guide, Ahlbi Ur’gaid, has been accused of theft, and Wright’s determined to defend him. This new location is different from those in previous games, as the kingdom’s legal system uses séances instead of lawyers. In addition to investigating witnesses and looking for evidence, Wright will have to take part in Divination Séances to witness the last moments of a crime. As a bonus, everyone who buys the game during its first week of release will receive a $0.99 costume pack for free. New for-pay DLC is also scheduled to be released every Thursday through the end of the month, including two short stories and one full episode.

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Doom – Free Update 3 to add Deathmatch, Private Matches

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id Software’s upcoming patch for Doom will add Deathmatch and Private Matches. Free Update 3, scheduled to go live later this month, will allow players to go all-in versus everyone or just friends. The modes will also feature several customization options, including settings to change the time limit and score limit, remove power weapons, and turn off demons. A teaser was released offering a brief look at the upcoming patch. Those wanting to see it demonstrated live can check out a livestream next Tuesday at 1 p.m. (CST) on Twitch.

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Cinematic trailer released for supernatural adventure Virginia

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After a brief teaser, Variable State has released a cinematic trailer for their upcoming supernatural procedural Virginia. The footage is taken from gameplay, but spliced together to offer a wider look at the thriller’s characters and environments. Taking its cues from television, the developers utilize a variety of editing techniques, including dissolves, jump cuts, and montages, throughout the game.

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Batman: Return to Arkham launching Oct. 18, Side-by-Side Trailer up

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Warner Bros. has announced that Batman: Return to Arkham will be released on October 18. The two-game bundle includes 2009’s Batman: Arkham Asylum and 2011’s Batman: Arkham City, both from Rocksteady Studios, along with all of their associated downloadable content and Game of the Year edition extras. Both games will also sport updated character models, lighting, effects, and shaders. A new comparison video has been released to show side-by-side comparisons between the older and newer versions.

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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Shadow Warrior 2 up for pre-order, to launch on October 13 for PC

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Shadow Warrior 2 will be lopping off limbs and blowing off heads next month for PC. Flying Wild Hog is set to deploy Lo Wang against the demon hordes just in time for Halloween, with the $39.99 special edition and $49.99 deluxe edition (art book, soundtrack, skins and weapons) hitting digital outlets on October 13. Now a mercenary, Wang will once again wield his swords, guns, and magic to rid the world of monsters, alone or with up to four players in online co-op. The sequel is described as being bigger than the 2013 original, with “an open, vertically scalable world” that hosts a procedurally generated loot system. Pax West attendees can try the game out this weekend at booth 2443. Everyone else can see it in action below by checking out the new trailer.

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PC News

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare multiplayer, more debuted at CoD XP

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Call of Duty XP, the celebration of all things Call of Duty, began earlier today. As part of the festivities, Activision released a multiplayer trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare as well as word that PS4 players who pre-order will gain to access a multiplayer beta on October 14. Also announced was that Modern Warfare Remastered will include all 16 original multiplayer maps, with the remaining six joining the initial 10 at no cost this December. Jackal Assault, the PSVR update for PS4, will go live later this year as well, also for free. A stream of the event showcasing Infinite Warfare’s multiplayer mode, Modern Warfare Remastered, new content from Black Ops III, and more can be viewed throughout the weekend on Twitch, Youtube, and CallofDuty.com.

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Convention, DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

The King of Fighters XIV trailer spotlights the demonic boss Verse

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Players who haven’t gone through the story mode of The King of Fighters XIV might want to skip this post (er, and the headline image). And … here we go. Atlus has released a trailer for the game’s true boss, Verse. Russian magnate Antonov steps up as the final opponent, but he’s quickly superseded by the powerful, fiery demon known as Verse. Continue on to see the big jerk in action.

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PlayStation 4 News

Twin-stick shooter, RPG NeuroVoider launches in full for PC

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Hybrid twin-stick shooter and role-playing game NeuroVoider has left Early Access. Players, alone or with up to three friends locally, face off against hordes of dangerous robots using nuclear rocket launchers in levels filled with procedurally generated hazards. Each heap of junk that’s left after a firefight can then be used to augment the player’s character. And there will be plenty of heaps, given that developer Flying Oak Games estimates that there are 8,736 unique enemies. Check out the launch trailer below.

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PC News

Time to get raiding, Fallout 4: Nuka-World out for console, PC

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Fallout 4’s final add-on, Nuka-World, has launched for console and PC. The sixth downloadable pack adds an amusement park that’s been turned into a makeshift city by a group of Raiders. The area includes several themed zones, such as Safari Adventure and Galactic Zone. Players can take over the group and lead their own raids to terrorize nearby settlements. And of course, new creatures, quests, and weapons are also included.

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