Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PC

Dark Souls III – The Ringed City out, The Fire Fades Edition revealed

Dark Souls III’s final piece of downloadable content, The Ringed City, has been released for console and PC. In their last adventure, players pursue the Slave Knight Gael as he hunts down the Dark Soul of Humanity. The world is ending, and as the player journeys through a land in chaos, they will fight ancient beasts, find new armor and weapons, and encounter strange characters in the fabled city. An update to Undead Match, downloadable for owners of either DLC pack, also adds two maps and the ability to link up with two other players. Also announced is an all-in-one physical release for console, Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition. Launching on April 21, The Fire Fades will include the base game along with both Ashes of Ariandel and The Ringed City for $49.99.

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Morgan Yu’s possibilities discussed in new trailer for Prey

Prey’s previous video covered the various alien types running amok on Talos I, and today, it’s your turn. Well, Morgan Yu’s turn, the game’s protagonist, along with the choices he will have to make and people he will meet on the station. Or she, as ‘Only Yu Can Save the World’ notes, players can decide Morgan’s gender. The video also covers the various powers and weapons at the player’s disposal, which will alter their progress, as they awaken as something of a blank slate.

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Quake Champions upcoming Burial Chamber Arena revealed

Bethesda is offering a quick look at one of the upcoming Arenas for Quake Champions. Burial Chamber is a gothic-styled area with platforms, lava pools, tight corridors, and a handful of open spaces. Its numerous environmental hazards ensure that players have to keep an eye out on their footing, mindful of the flowing lava, in addition to enemy fire. Check out the reveal trailer below. Players who want to sign up for the upcoming closed beta can now submit their name at Quake.com.

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Dead Rising 4 to get story DLC on April 4, golf-themed DLC soon

Dead Rising 4 will be received a new single-player add-on next month. Frank Rising, scheduled to launch on April 4, finds Frank amidst a new outbreak in Willamette, only this time he’s one of the infected. All’s not lost, as he can make a full recovery if he can make it to a cure in time. Along the way, as his body begins to change, he will grow stronger and gain new abilities. Of course, the downside is that he can no longer eat food and must munch on survivors. Also announced is Super Ultra Dead Rising 4 Mini Golf. Releasing this spring, players will unlock special golf clubs, balls, and costumes, while Frank comments on his swings. Power-ups will also tweak the rules as players go solo or try for the highest score with four friends online or in local turn-based co-op. Both drops are part of the season pass.

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Nier: Automata launches on Steam for Windows PC

Square Enix and PlatinumGames’ co-developed entry in the Nier series has been released for PC. Battle androids 2B, 9S, and A2 are being sent to Earth to reclaim it for humanity after a devastating invasion by aliens and their machine army has led to mankind fleeing to the Moon. An extensive look at the game was released prior to the launch of the PS4 version with Exploring Earth’s Distant Future – 30 Minutes of Uninterrupted Gameplay. The PC version is available through Steam.

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The Surge gets combat-heavy CG trailer, Stronger, Faster, Tougher

After last week’s 14-minute-long gameplay trailer, The Surge is getting the CG treatment. Deck13’s action role-playing game is set to go live in May, and the latest video, titled Stronger, Faster, Tougher, features gory combat in scripted encounters set throughout the CREO complex.

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Typhon Research Team looks at Prey’s alien invaders in new trailer

The aliens that have overrun Talos I are featured in a new trailer for Prey. The instructive video, titled Typhon Research, comes from the owners of the station, TranStar Corporation. The business opened their vaults to the Typhon Research Team’s work in order to help the sole survivor, Morgan Yu, save the station. Footage demonstrates the mimic’s ability to take the form of inanimate objects, the phantom’s power to summon and launch projectiles, and the telepath’s control over weaker organisms.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Raven is getting into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with a new update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered. The promo is currently ongoing and features a free themed map, Daybreak, a modified version of Downpour, which also has in-game challenges to earn the holiday-styled weapon camo Folium. Players also receive a free weekly Supply Drop by logging in. Other themed goodies include calling cards, camos, emblems, reticles, and an unlockable playable character, Darren “Graves” Cosgrave. The event, further detailed on Activision’s blog, will end at 2:00 p.m. (CST) on April 3.

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends launches for PC, add-ons, dates revealed

The Elder Scrolls: Legends has left beta and officially launched for PC. The strategy card game, a free download through the Bethesda.net launcher, features single and multiplayer content. The first player-versus-environment add-on was also revealed, The Fall of The Dark Brotherhood. Scheduled to go live on April 5, the expansion has players take on the role of a double agent whose mission is to infiltrate the gang. Decisions made will affect not only how missions play out but also the ending. The add-on will feature three maps, 25-plus missions, 40 new cards, exclusive cards, and the Doom Wolf Mount for Elder Scrolls Online. Each map can be purchased in-game separately or as a bundle for $19.99 or in-game gold. Legends will also be launching on March 23 for iPad, and next month for Android tablets. May will also bring the mini-tournament Gauntlet Mode, Spectator Mode, and Twitch integration. Players who prefer the phone will get a chance to play this summer, while Mac gamers will get to try Legends this spring.

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Quake Champions getting a version of Quake III’s Camping Grounds

A new trailer and handful of screenshots offer a first look at Quake Champions’ upcoming take on The Camping Grounds, Blood Covenant. Fans of the series will remember the original level from Quake III Arena, Q3DM6. The new version is said to retain several sections, namely “the long Jump Pad to the Rocket Launcher, the Quad Damage spawn, the Railgun ledge, and the tightly spaced battles in the Pillars.” Newer bits take into account the active and passive abilities available in Champions. PAX East attendees can drop by Bethesda’s booth (#18007 and 20007) to try it out.

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