Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PC

Forza Racing Championship – Season 2 detailed, kicks off in Horizon

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Turn 10 Studios has opened registration for Season 2 of the Forza Racing Championship. Racers can head to the ESL website to sign up for their spot. The upcoming series is sponsored by Michelin, Logitech G, and Playseat, with cash and prizes of over $150,000. The second season also marks the first time that two Forza games will be involved, Forza Horizon 3 and Forza Motorsport 6. Players can join two different leagues, Elite Series and Recreation Series. The Elite Series will take place over three weeks beginning November 13, and award the top Forza Motorsport 6 racer $10,000 in cash. The Grand Finals will be streamed on the official Forza Twitch and Beam channels on Sunday, December 11. Beginning today, the Recreation Series begins in Forza Horizon 3 and will run for the next seven weeks, with players tackling the special ForzaRC Rivals events. Players can win exclusive cars just for participating, including the 2017 Ford GT Horizon Edition.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition out now for console, PC

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Bethesda is bringing The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to the current generation today with the release of Special Edition. The lengthy original adventure is supplemented by all of the expansions, including Dawnguard, Dragonborn, and Hearthfire, which have been graphically updated with remastered art and effects, volumetric rays, reflections, and new shaders for snow and water. PC mods can also be played on consoles.

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Gears of War 4 to get two multiplayer maps on November 1

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The Coalition will be boosting Gears of War 4’s map roster by two with the release of Checkout and Drydock. Playable in Versus and Horde, the legacy maps, detailed below, will be available first for Season Pass holders on November 1 as part of the Developer Playlist, and then on November 8 for everyone else. The drop begins the first month of several free map updates, with two scheduled to be released each month thereafter.

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Titanfall 2 now available for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

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EA has released Respawn’s latest action shooter Titanfall 2. The sequel adds a single-player campaign that sees Militia rifleman Jack Cooper linking up with a chatty Vanguard-class Titan, BT-7274. Cooper finds himself a newly christened pilot after a failed assault on the IMC planet of Typhon, leaving him and BT to finish the mission. Multiplayer returns with six new Titans, a casual and competitive in-game social hub called Networks, and daily Happy Hours that allow players to unlock items faster. On December 2, Respawn will begin their post-launch support with the release of a remastered map from Titanfall, Angel City, which will kick off a series of free downloadable packs that will add more maps, modes, and weapons.

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Frank gets fancy in new Dead Rising 4 costume trailer

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Dead Rising 4 is getting into the Halloween spirit with a new zombie-bashing trailer. The latest video showcases the many fashion choices that players have as Frank West, including a fire-breathing dinosaur, a cowboy, a mall Santa, and Street Fighter’s Akuma. Costumes add a bit of flair as players craft strange weapon combos to creatively take down the undead hordes.

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Doom – Hell Followed DLC released for console, PC

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Doom received its second premium downloadable pack today, Hell Followed. The $14.99 drop includes three multiplayer maps (Argent Breach, Molten, and Orbital), one weapon (Reaper), a piece of equipment (Threat Pulse), a player-controlled demon (Cacodemon), and several hack modules. Customization fans will also find more armor sets, patterns, colors, and taunts. To celebrate the add-on’s release, this weekend will offer double experience from 11:00 a.m. (CST) on October 28 until 11:00 a.m. (CST) on October 31.

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Birthdays the Beginning gets first batch of English screenshots

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NIS has released new screenshots from the English version of Birthdays the Beginning. As a transforming force, players guide a cube-shaped world by manipulating its terrain and weather to alter the evolution of the creatures on the planet. The god game release is being developed by developed Toybox and overseen by Harvest Moon’s creator, Yasuhiro Wada.

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King’s Quest – Chapter 5: The Good Knight, Complete Collection out

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The main storyline of King’s Quest comes to a close today with the release of Chapter 5: The Good Knight. All of the decisions made in the previous entries come to a head in the end, as an elderly King Graham goes on one last quest to save Daventry. The finale is also joined by a physical release, King’s Quest: The Complete Collection, for PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. A downloadable epilogue is also in the works, and will be available to everyone who owns the Season Pass or Complete Collection.

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Yomawari: Night Alone launches on PSN, Steam for PS Vita and PC

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Just in time for Halloween, NIS has released their latest survival-horror thriller Yomawari: Night Alone. As a young girl lost in a strange dimension, players must find their dog, Pogo, and older sister. Strange monsters are roaming her now-deformed hometown, and to continue her search, she must hide, trick, or run from them. The physical version also comes bundled with a copy of the 2015 puzzle platformer htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary.

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Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel goes live for console, PC

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It’s time to dive back into Dark Souls III with the release of Ashes of Ariandel. The downloadable expansion finds players exploring the mystery behind an ancient cursed painting. Their journey will take them inside the painting to an area that hosts new enemies, lore, armor, spells, and weapons. A new multiplayer mode is also being added, Undead Matches. The versus mode allows players to battle other Cursed Undead, team up to face off against other teams, and go all in with others in matches of up to five combatants.

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