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Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition now online for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Devil May Cry series returns today with the release of Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition. The $24.99 download includes an updated version of the 2008 original with support for 1080p and 60fps, three new playable characters (Lady, Trish, and Vergil), two new modes (Legendary Dark Knight and Turbo), and new costumes. The original game has also been tweaked with “a rebalanced combat system that improves game tempo and gameplay balance.”

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Batman: Arkham Knight launching tomorrow, trailer released

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Warner Bros. has released the launch trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight. Rocksteady’s return to the series will be released tomorrow for console and PC, and the trailer offers a two-minute look at the allies and villains that will be waiting for players once they hit the streets of Gotham.

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Dontnod and Focus Home team up for new RPG, Vampyr

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Dontnod, the studio behind Remember Me and Life Is Strange, is working on a new role-playing game with Focus Home Interactive, Vampyr. The Unreal Engine 4-powered adventure will take players back to early 20th-century Britain as military surgeon-turned-vampire Jonathan E. Reid. As the Spanish flu spreads through the city, players must make their way through the chaos using melee attacks, vampire skills, and firearms as they search for live-saving prey. Any character met can be a victim, and each follows their own routine, which will allow players to decide if they want to trap them to ensure another meal or let them go if their death would cause too much of a commotion.

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(PS Vita Review) Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy

Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy

“… disappoints with an opaque interface, middling combat, and poor pacing.”

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Ten-minute video, screens released from Tom Clancy’s The Division

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Ubisoft has released a new walkthrough video and screenshots from Tom Clancy’s The Division. Players get a chance to see what’s in store as they fight their way through a dynamic open-world New York in search of a cure for a deadly virus. Xbox One owners will be able to try the game a little early when a beta goes live this December.

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Trailer, eight-minute video released for Destiny: The Taken King

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Activision has a new trailer as well as a video breakdown for Destiny: The Taken King. Originally shown at Sony’s E3 press conference, the trailer offers the first glimpse at the upcoming add-on, while an eight-minute-long ‘vidoc’ provides a deeper look at what Bungie has in store. The expansion will add new subclasses along with new strikes, gear, and enemies. The latest threat is Oryx, the powerful Taken King who commands an army of corrupted taken that must be confronted in a new campaign.

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Activision and PlatinumGames team up for Transformers: Devastation

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PlatinumGames is a busy studio these days. Not only are they assisting with the upcoming sequel to Nier, but they are also working on a new Transformers title for Activision, Transformers: Devastation. The third-person action title will sport cel-shaded graphics along with a storyline inspired by the IDW comic book universe and some notable voice actors, including Frank Welker (Megatron, Soundwave) and Peter Cullen (Optimus Prime). Combat will be fast and combo heavy, as with other titles from PlatinumGames, and supplemented by upgrades and new weapons. The playable roster will include five Autobots: Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Sideswipe, Wheeljack, and Grimlock. Devastation is slated for release later this year.

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E3 2015: Square Enix – Nier, Star Ocean, Final Fantasy

Nier New Project (PS4) Announcement - Screenshot 1

To a few (dignified) squeals from the staff, Square Enix announced that Nier is returning for PS4. The working title is Nier New Project, and as with the previous titles in the universe, including the Drakengard series, the game will be an action-heavy role-playing game. Only this time, PlatinumGames will be assisting by “amplifying the action-oriented combat and building a beautifully diverse visual experience that will fully harness the graphical power of the PlayStation 4 system.”

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer trailer released

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A new trailer revealing Call of Duty: Black Ops III’s multiplayer has been released by Activision and Treyarch. The video demonstrates how the new movement system works in conjunction with levels designed from the outset to allow for maneuvers to be chained together during combat. Players also get a glimpse at the nine Specialists, who have their own abilities and progression system, as well as the new weapon-customization options.

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Street Fighter V adds Birdie and Cammy, PS4 beta to begin July 23

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Capcom revealed two more additions to Street Fighter V’s roster: Birdie and Cammy. Cammy has been a staple of the series for several years now, but Birdie hasn’t been seen rushing around and headbutting since Street Fighter Alpha 3. The two join four previously announced fighters, Charlie Nash, Chun-Li, M. Bison, and Ryu. A new trailer and batch of screenshots were released showing the two in action. The beta was also dated, with PS4 pre-orders getting a chance to try the game online from July 23 to July 28.

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