Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Movies

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir trailer, screens introduce Queen Mercedes

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir (PS3, PS4, PS Vita) Mercedes Announcement - Screenshot 1

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir’s Mercedes is showcased in a new trailer and batch of screenshots. The Fairy Queen of Ringford, Mercedes is on a quest to avenge the death of her mother at the hands of Demon Lord Odin. Her position is fragile, however, as an ambitious cousin is also eying her throne. Fortunately, despite being a bit clumsy, she is an agile fighter who has allies to call upon during combat and is armed with Tasla, her mother’s Psypher crossbow.

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Homefront: The Revolution – Hearts and Minds 101 media released

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Homefront: The Revolution’s populace and Merits system is in the limelight today with a new trailer and screenshots. Hearts and Minds 101 demonstrates how and why it’s important for players to get the residents of Philadelphia’s various zones on their side. A revolution without the people wouldn’t make much of a revolution—or at least a harder game. To ensure that the people embrace the cause, players will be able to perform actions that sway popular opinion to their side. Screenshots were released demonstrating the differences between when the people are for or against the occupiers. The Merits system was also detailed. This is the mechanic that unlocks new items in the co-op Resistance mode. Players can start earning Merits now at Homefront-Game.com by completing ‘missions’ to gain Red Rebel gear. To see the kit in-game, players must link their Homefront profile to their Live, PSN, or Steam account.

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Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness – Star Log #2, screens posted

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Square Enix has released the second installment of the ongoing livestream series The Star Log for Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness. The latest stream focused on the battle system, which included a new battle system trailer and a message from producer Shuichi Kobayashi. Gameplay was also debuted that showcased combos, character swapping, and long-range attacks. Other topics covered are the Collector’s and Day One editions, the Kingdom of Langdauq, and characters Fiore and Victor. Check below to view the archived stream and 10 new screenshots.

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PlayStation 4 News

Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Eclipse trailer released for Zombies

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A new trailer has gone live for the next entry in Call of Duty: Black Ops III’s Zombies mode, Zetsubou No Shima. Part of the upcoming Eclipse add-on, Zetsubou No Shima follows Der Eisendrache with the Origins characters stranded on a remote island in the Pacific. After finding a lab that’s been experimenting with Element 115, the group must explore the facilities while battling new enemies, avoiding traps, and tacking side quests.

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Zen Studios takes on the Xenomorph threat in Aliens vs. Pinball

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The Avengers, Star Wars, The Walking Dead, and now Aliens. Zen Studios will be tackling the iconic sci-fi franchise on April 26 with the release of Aliens vs. Pinball. The three-table set will have one based on the 1986 sequel Aliens with Ellen Ripley, another based on Alien: Isolation that centers on Amanda Ripley on the Sevastopol Space Station, and the last on Alien vs. Predator, where players take on the role of a young Yautja warrior. Leaderboards and other social features will be supported across all tables.

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Spruce up your settlement today with Fallout 4 – Wasteland Workshop

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Bethesda has released the second downloadable add-on for Fallout 4, Wasteland Workshop. The $4.99 pack adds new settlement options, including letter kits, nixie tube lighting, and taxidermy. The drop also adds the ability to design and set cages that are capable of capturing both man and monster. Next up is Far Harbor, set to be released next month. Beyond that, Creation Kit, the tool suite that will bring PC mods to console, is planned for later in 2016.

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Dark Souls III now available for PC, PS4, Xbox One

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FromSoftware is back with a new teeth-gritting adventure for souls fans. Today marks the first of several sick days for many a people with the release of Dark Souls III. As the Champion of Ash, players must traverse the world of Lothric, avoiding its many traps and tackling the numerous enemies within, to unite the five Lords of Cinder to stave off the Age of Dark. Multiplayer also returns, allowing players to once again leave messages for fellow adventurers, summon or be summoned to lend a hand, and invade to pick a fight. Just be sure to grab your Estus Flask before heading out.

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Atlus bringing The King of Fighters XIV to PS4 in North America

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Atlus is once again seeing a King of Fighters to store shelves. The upcoming, PS4-exclusive entry, The King of Fighters XIV, is scheduled to launch later this year, and Atlus will be handling publishing duties. The game will retain the series’ traditional three-versus-three setup but feature several enhancements, including streamlined controls with simplified inputs for newcomers, updated Combo and Max Mode mechanics, a training mode that will allow veterans to help new players, and a new Party Battle mode where two teams of three fight it out online. There will be 19 new characters for a total of 50 at release, all available in-game, and a design that will “bring hardcore fans and newcomers the most competitive, but accessible, game in KOF history.” The announcement also notes that the game will sport “vastly improved netcode for competitive level multiplayer.” Also, for those feeling burned by Street Fighter V, there will be a single-player story mode that follows after the events of KoF XIII.

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PlayStation 4 News

JD Fenix introduced in new Gears of War 4 story trailer, Tomorrow

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The Coalition and Microsoft have released the first story trailer for Gears of War 4. Titled Tomorrow, the video introduces a new arc that begins after the events of Gears of War 3. The upcoming storyline takes place 25 years later and follows the exploits of Marcus Felix’s son, JD, as he struggles against a new enemy. Also, a reminder for multiplayer fans: the beta is set to kick off on April 18 for players who’ve logged in time with Gears of War: Ultimate Edition. Later that week, on April 24, it will expand to include Live Gold members. Check here for details.

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Titanfall 2 teaser released ahead of full gameplay reveal this June

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EA has released a teaser for Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall 2. The wall-running, mech-piloting shooter will have a full reveal later this summer, but for now, players will have to make do with the briefest of glimpses at what’s in store. Not much is shown in the snippet, with a tropical location hosting a drop pod and a mech with a sword. Gameplay will be debuted at EA Play on June 12.

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