Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PS4

Street Fighter V gets high-flying wrestler R. Mika

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) R Mika Reveal - Screenshot 1

Another Street Fighter Alpha character has joined Nash in Street Fighter V, aspiring wrestler R. Mika. A heavy-hitting high-flyer, Rainbow Mika is a famous wrestler who is inspired by another beloved brawler, Zangief. She can also call upon her tag partner, Nadeshiko, to join in when players utilize her V-Trigger ability. PAX attendees can try a new demo at Capcom’s booth (#3103) that has R. Mika unlocked for play.

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Techland covers Dying Light: The Following in 28-minute video

Dying Light (PC, PS4, Xbox One) The Following DLC Announcement - Screenshot 2

Techland is showing off Dying Light’s upcoming downloadable add-on The Following with a lengthy new gameplay video. Running nearly 29 minutes long, the video features a 15-plus-minute unedited look at the story-based expansion, highlighting one of the new quest chains, The Truth Is Out There, along with the new map, dirt buggies, and ranged weapons. The remaining run time is taken up by the Techland crew answering questions and offering insight into what’s taking place onscreen. For the map creators out there, the second edition of the Beyond Dying Light Dev Tools contest is ongoing and will end on August 31. Head over to their blog for rules and prize info; a Youtube playlist covering how to use the tools can be found here.

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Konami releases Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain launch trailer

Metal Gear Solid V The Phantom Pain (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Launch Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new Hideo Kojima-created launch trailer has gone live for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The video runs a little over five minutes and features cutescene clips as well as gameplay footage, along with sections from earlier titles, going back to the first Metal Gear Solid. A few additional details were also released about the Companion App. The PS4 and Xbox One download will connect with the game to act as a second screen to display a separate map as well as allow access to any map at any time, and it will play all collected records and music. The app will be available on September 1.

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Dishonored Definitive Edition now available for PS4, Xbox One

Dishonored Definitive Edition (PS4 Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

New console owners are getting their chance to explore the plagued-filled streets of Dunwall today with the release of Dishonored Definitive Edition for PS4 and Xbox One. The latest outing includes graphically enhanced versions of the original game along with all downloadable content: Dunwall City Trials, The Knife of Dunwall, The Brigmore Witches, and Void Walker’s Arsenal. The packs add a two-part side story starring the assassin Daud, whom you will get to know in the original story, a 10-map challenge, and all four downloads that were previously pre-order bonuses.

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GTAV’s Rockstar Editor coming to PS4, Xbox One, plus Online update

Grand Theft Auto V (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) GTA Editor Announcement - Screenshot 1

Rockstar will be adding Rockstar Editor to the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online with next month’s update. The update will also add features that will be available for the PC version, including new font styles, the ability to copy and paste audio markers, Snapmatic integration, access to an ambient audio and sound effects library, and extra Director Mode options. Director Mode will receive an enlarged minimap with blips marking preset locations, the ability to spawn air and water vehicles, and the option to freeze time-of-day settings. GTA Online’s Freemode will also be receiving some new gameplay content, though specifics won’t be revealed until later.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III PS4 multiplayer beta extended until tonight

Call of Duty Black Ops III (PC PS3 PS4 Xbox 360 Xbox One) Beta Extension - Screenshot 1

Treyarch has announced through their Twitter account that they are extending the Call of Duty: Black Ops III PS4 beta through 10 p.m. (PST) tonight. They also added and adjusted several items during the weekend. The Spectre specialist was added, as was a new attack-and-defend mode, Safeguard, and the level cap was increased to 40. Head over to their blog for more details.

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PlayStation 4 News

Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta is a go for PS4

Call of Duty Black Ops III (PC PS3 PS4 Xbox 360 Xbox One) PS4 MP Beta Announcement - Screenshot 1

The multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops III is now live for PS4. From today until Sunday, early buyers will be able to try out three maps, seven modes, eight Specialists (two of which haven’t been revealed), and weapon-customization options. For those that take part, a feedback form has been set up so that Treyarch can get an idea of players’ thoughts on the current state of multiplayer. Events are also planned during the period, but no info is as yet known as to what’s in store. To keep up to date on all of the events, keep an eye on Treyarch’s blog, which will be updated throughout the period.

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Batman: Arkham Knight gets 1989 Movie Batmobile, Bat-Family Skins

Batman Arkham Knight (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Two new downloadable packs have gone live for Batman: Arkham Knight, the 1989 Movie Batmobile Pack and Bat-Family Skin Pack. The Batmobile Pack adds not only the Batmobile from the 1989 film but also another skin based on the film for Batman, as well as two racetracks inspired by Batman and Batman Returns. The Bat-Family Skin Pack is a bundle of six skins from various timelines: 1990s Catwoman, One Year Later Robin, Arkham Origins Batman, Iconic Grey & Black Batman, 1970s Batman, and Original Arkham Nightwing. Each pack runs $1.99. New screenshots, a new trailer, and a DLC release schedule were also released.

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PS4 Star Wars Battlefront bundles, Super Star Wars PSN announced

PlayStation 4 (PS4) Star Wars Infinity Bundle - Header Set

Two new Star Wars-themed PlayStation 4bundles are slated to hit stores this holiday season. Both bundles are scheduled to launch on November 17, the same day as Star Wars Battlefront’s release, and feature system and controller artwork inspired by Darth Vader. The other bundle comes packed with Disney Infinity extras, including the game, a base, a Boba Fett figure, and the Rise Against the Empire Set Pack. In addition, both will come with vouchers for four digital titles, announced today: Super Star Wars, Star Wars: Racer Revenge, Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter, and Star Wars Bounty Hunter. All four titles will feature updated visuals as well as support for trophies.

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New Mad Max interactive trailer released, Choose Your Path

Mad Max (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new interactive trailer has been released for Mad Max. The Choose Your Path video runs through a scenario that takes over two minutes to complete and allows viewers to decide how Max goes about tackling a variety of situations, loading a clip corresponding to their choice. There are three branches in total, three choices per branch, with each showcasing a different gameplay style. The video’s total run length is over seven minutes, the scenario looping several times so that viewers can follow multiple paths.

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