Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PC

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy bundle revealed

Bandai Namco will be launching a Naruto Shippuden collection on August 25 for console and PC. The compilation will feature all four titles from the Ultimate Ninja Storm series. The first three entries will be remastered for the current console generation, while all of the games, including the fourth, will have all of their respective major downloadable packs. The physical release also comes with a Steelbook case, art book, and at select retailers, bonus anime.

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Path Out, PC JRPG, finds players fleeing from Syrian Civil War

A new retro-style role-playing game is in the works based on an exile’s flight from Syria to Turkey, Path Out. Developed alongside Causa Creations, the autobiographical adventure follows the game’s creator Abdullah Karam on his 2014 journey to safety. A demo has been released that includes around an hour of gameplay, downloadable here, and a trailer can be found below.

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Tekken 7 – Ultimate Tekken Bowl announced for August release

Players will soon be able to hit the lanes in Tekken 7 with the release of Ultimate Tekken Bowl. The downloadable expansion will be the first for the latest entry, and is set to hit digital outlets next month. No price was announced, but a trailer was released to show the drop in action.

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NIS announces two new titles, updated release dates for two others

NIS has sent word that have announced two new games as well as updated the release dates for two others. First up is the dungeon-crawler Demon Gaze II, which has been scheduled to launch this fall for PS4 and PS Vita. Next up is Penny-Punching Princess, an isometric brawler for NS and PS Vita, set to be released on March 20. The Longest Five Minutes, a retro-style role-playing game, will go live in early 2018 for NS, PC, and PS Vita. Lastly, Yomawari: Midnight Shadows has been dated for October 25 for PC, PS4, and PS Vita. Trailers for all of the games can be found below.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Absolution launching July 6 for PS4

Infinity Ward is prepping to release Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s third downloadable pack, Absolution. As with prior drops, the add-on will introduce four new maps for multiplayer along with a new zombies storyline. The maps, detailed below, will feature golf courses, a frozen city, a shantytown within a wrecked ship, and a remake of Resistance from Modern Warfare 3. The zombies addition, Attack of the Radioactive Thing!, is set in a 1950s-era beach town after a government experiment has gone awry. Paul Reubens returns as director Willard Wyler who has once again trapped four characters within a film, now based around the famed Creature Features. The Scientist (Seth Green), the Rebel (Ike Barinholtz), the Soldier (Jay Pharoah), and the School Girl (Sasheer Zamata) are joined by narrator and horror icon Elvira as they utilize new traps, weapons, and powers against the undead hordes.

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Halo Wars 2 adds Jerome-092, Ripa heroes in Icons of War DLC

Halo Wars 2 has received a new downloadable double pack, Icons of War. The drop adds two new characters, Commander Jerome-092, the leader of Red Team aboard the UNSC Spirit of Fire, and Arbiter Ripa ‘Moramee. Jerome-092 has the ability to inspire nearby troops, conduct a Field Promotion, and deploy the Spartans of Omega Team. Unable to hijack vehicles, he can summon Command Mantis onto the field with Mech Drop. Ripa can heal nearby units while increasing their speed and damage with the Conduit of Rage ability, and trigger Arbiter’s Rage to increase his own stats.

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Psychological thriller Get Even out now for console, PC

Bandai Namco has released The Farm 51’s psychological thriller Get Even. The first-person shooter finds players waking up in an abandoned asylum as prisoner and mercenary Cole Black. As he struggles to remember his past, a mysterious figure known as Red forces him to relive his memories through the Pandora headset while sending him out to explore the facility.

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Things get weird in new trailer for Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

As Ninja Theory preps Senua’s debut, the studio has released a new trailer for their upcoming action title Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice. The protagonist once again features in the video, titled Hela Trailer. It’s not quite a minute and a half long, but some fairly weird imagery is packed in that short run.

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Endless Space 2 update improves AI, adds heroes, planets, quests

Amplitude Studios has released a new update for Endless Space 2, Stellar Prisoner. The 4X grand strategy’s free download adds the Neutron Star battle arena, providing perks to those who hold the node, along with an associated quest involving a strange prisoner trapped within. Also included are new heroes, one Endless Virtual hero and a Cravers Prime hero, two unique planets, and improvements to the modding system for editing textures as well as story and hero visuals. The base game is also being improved with “numerous general performance and AI improvements.” The studio will be showcasing the update today at 10 a.m. (CST) on their Twitch channel.

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.hack//G.U. trilogy getting HD treatment with Last Recode for PC, PS4

Role-playing fans received some good news today with word that Bandai Namco will be releasing .hack//G.U. Last Recode for PC and PS4. Last Recode bundles together updated versions of three titles: Rebirth, Reminisce, and Redemption. In addition to updated graphics, with support for 1080p, 60 fps, and 16:9 widescreen, the games will sport balance tweaks and extra features. The CyberConnect2-created franchise follows players as they work their way through an in-game MMORPG called The World. G.U. picks up where the first .hack series left off, with players tracking down a Player Killer named Tri-Edge.

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