Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PS4

Tropico 5 to go cloak-and-dagger route with Espionage DLC

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Tropico 5 will be spending some time in the shadows in the newly announced expansion Espionage. Scheduled to launch on May 28 for PC, and later this year for PS4 and Xbox 360, the expansion will add a new six-mission campaign, The Maltese Toucan, which will pit the player against the machinations of foreign agents who are after the regime’s secrets. The pack will also include nine spy- and military-themed buildings, such as security checkpoints, a spy academy, dungeons, and the Ministry of Information; four avatar costumes; six avatar accessories; four island maps; four music tracks; sandbox tasks; and spying mechanics, which will also be available in all multiplayer modes and current Sandbox maps.

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Batman: Arkham Knight gets ‘Be The Batman’ live-action trailer

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Warner Bros. has debuted a new live-action trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight, Be The Batman. Featuring The Wretched by Nine Inch Nails, the video features a variety of everyday people rising to the occasion. Though, to be fair to the people standing up to the muggers in alleys and subways, and the firefighter facing down an inferno to save someone, the athlete seems a little out of place. Unless Scarecrow has also taken to dominating the courts as well.

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EA and Ghost Games rebooting Need for Speed for PC, PS4, and Xbox

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EA has tasked Ghost Games with rebooting Need for Speed for PC and the new console generation. Scheduled to launch this fall, Need for Speed will feature “deep customization, authentic urban car culture, a nocturnal open world, and an immersive narrative.” The game is said to pull from all eras with research and development provided by Speedhunters. A teaser has been released, and posted below, but series fans will have to wait until June 15 for the first official trailer.

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Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves out now on Live, PSN

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Bungie has released Destiny’s second expansion pack, House of Wolves. The download adds quite a bit, including the three-player co-op arena Prison of Elders, the weekly three-versus-three multiplayer event Trials of Osiris, the Strike mission The Shadow Thief, and new story missions and quests. Additionally, the level cap has been raised to 34, with gear ascension to increase the level of Legendary and Exotic kit. Other additions include a new social space within The Reef, which offers new bounties and rewards. There are also new weapons and armor, and three new versus multiplayer maps (Black Shield, Thieves’ Den, and Widow’s Court), with PlayStation versions receiving a time-exclusive fourth map, Timekeeper, set to head to Xbox this fall. And as a bonus for the entire community, all competitive maps from the first expansion, The Dark Below, are available to everyone.

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Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited video highlights activities

Bethesda has released the second video in their This is The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited series. The first video covered the amount of choice in options and play styles, while the latest details the possible activities for players to partake in, such as dungeons world bosses, Trials, and the Alliance War in Cyrodiil. Castle sieges, large-scale battles, and hulking bosses are all on display during the three-minute run time.

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Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition coming to console, PC

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Larian has announced that they will be porting Divinity: Original Sin to PS4 and Xbox One. It won’t be the current version, though, but the updated Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition. Improvements will include a new interface designed for controllers, online and split-screen co-op play, remastered and fully voiced dialog, a revised storyline, a tweaked crafting system, and new locations, combat styles, and quests. Fear not, PC gamers, you aren’t being left out; Larian will release the Enhanced Edition as a free patch to the current version.

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Dying Light getting solo, co-op trial DLC, The Bozak Horde

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Techland will be releasing a new download pack for Dying Light on May 26, The Bozak Horde. The expansion will add a new co-op-centric mode that opens up the Harran Stadium so that players can take on a set of challenges prepared by an insane newcomer named Bozak. Playable solo or in teams of up to four, participants will compete for not only survival but also a new compound hunting bow that can be augmented with earnable electric, incendiary, and exploding arrows.

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Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege launching October 13

Ubisoft has announced that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will hit stores and digital outlets on October 13. To go along with the release date, the studio also released a new trailer titled Counter Terrorist Operators. The footage gives a brief look at some of the tools that players will have in their arsenal as one of 20 different operators.

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Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition to make (more) devils cry on June 23

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Capcom has announced that Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition will be launching on Live, PSN, and Steam on June 23. Alongside the release date was news that everyone who pre-orders the download-only port will receive two bonus costumes, one for Lady and another for Trish. PS4 gamers are getting a third pre-order extra, a free custom theme. A new trailer featuring all five playable characters as well as a new batch of screenshots are viewable below.

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Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves gets behind-the-scenes video

Bungie has followed up its Twitch streams with a new behind-the-scenes video for Destiny’s upcoming add-on Expansion II: House of Wolves. The expansion launches May 19, and for the past few weeks, the studio has been hosting livestreams of the new content with members of the development team and community. They announced some stats from the campaign today, and it seems that the three-week series has done well, as it has become this year’s biggest game reveal on Twitch, with 1.5 million views and a peak of 180,000-plus concurrent viewers. To catch up on the streams, head on over to Bungie’s Twitch channel.

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