Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PS4

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice developer diary video series wraps up

The final developer diary has gone live for Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice. Episode 29 is coming in just under the wire, with the game set to be released tomorrow, and covers the team’s final weeks of development as they kick it into high gear to prepare for launch.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception PS4, PS Vita themes released

Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth’s September release is right around the corner, so to get players properly pumped, Atlus has released several PS4 and PS Vita themes for the series. PSN now hosts four, two for each system, based on the game’s predecessor, Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception. Available for $2.99 each, they feature original cast (and spoiler-free) members, Haku, Kuon, priestesses Uruuru and Saraana, and Nekone.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony cast-reveal series begins

It’s time to learn about the characters set to star in Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony. The first cast reveal, Ultimate Roll Call #1, has been released by NIS. The video spotlights Ultimate Tennis Pro Ryoma Hoshi, Ultimate Astronaut Kaito Momota, Ultimate Magician Himiko Yumeno, Ultimate Artist Angie Yonaga, and Monodam. Three more Ultimate- and Monokub-filled videos are left.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Sega releases lengthy schedule of free DLC for Yakuza Kiwami

Yakuza Kiwami’s impending release date means it’s time for DLC news. Sega has released a full schedule for the game’s upcoming downloadable content, which includes accessories, items, outfits, and weapons. And these aren’t for-pay drops, either, as The Dragon of Dojima will be bestowed with plenty of freebies. Packs are scheduled to go live throughout September, and will also feature goodies for Goro Majima as well, including a snakeskin jacket outfit, and extra parts for Pocket Circuit racing. Players will be able to get the bonuses from the enigmatic clown Bob Utsunomiya.

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DLC, PlayStation 4 News

Titanfall 2 Ultimate Edition launches digitally for console, PC

The all-in-one bundle Titanfall 2 Ultimate Edition has been released digitally for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The set adds everything from Titanfall 2 Deluxe Edition to the base game: Scorch Titan, Ion Prime Titans, and Titan Warpaints. Also included is the Jump Start Pack, which adds all Titans and Pilot Tacticals, 500 tokens (to redeem on loadouts, cosmetics, and gear), ten 2XP tokens, and the Underground R-201 Carbine Warpaint. All post-launch DLC is also downloadable for free.

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DLC, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun released for PS4, Xbox One

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun has made its way to console with an optimized release for PS4 and Xbox One. Set during Japan’s Edo period, the real-time strategy title is described as “a hardcore tactical stealth game” where players take charge of five specialist characters to lead through a series of missions. To get a better look at the game, Kalypso and Daedalic have released both a new gameplay trailer as well as a demo for both systems.

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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Resident Evil Revelations coming to PS4, Xbox One, bundle for NS

Current-gen gamers will soon be able to experience an updated port of the original Resident Evil Revelations. Seen as a return to form, Revelations follows Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield as they investigate the infested cruise liner Queen Zenobia. The new version will feature 1920×1080 resolution, an improved framerate, greater environmental detail, refined creature movement, and all previously released downloadable content as unlockable rewards. Raid Mode will also return with online support, along with The Ghost Ship: Chaos, a revamped stage with more powerful weapons, additional upgrade possibilities, and different enemy placement. This version is also going to support four different control schemes, based on titles from throughout the series. Switch owners aren’t being left out, either, as a Revelations 1 and 2 bundle is slated to hit the console in the near future.

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Nintendo Switch News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Final Fantasy XV gets Magitek Exosuits, new quest in July update

The latest free monthly download has gone live for Final Fantasy XV. The July update adds Magitek Exosuits for Noctis and friends, granting 30 minutes of invincibility per day, along with a new quest (O Partner, My Partner) set after Chapter 8. Additionally, the crew can now engage the Cross Chain collaboration system to damage defensive-minded enemies by using linked attacks. Moogle Chocobo Carnival has also returned, allowing players to take part in mini-games, including Chocobo water races, and pick up special Moogle Chocobo menu items at the Square Enix Cafe until late September. Accessing the carnival requires owning the free FFXV Holiday Pack or for-pay FFXV Holiday Pack +. Additional info on the carnival can be found here, while full details about the July update can be found here.

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DLC, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Game Tengoku CruisinMix, Sega Saturn shooter, headed to PC, PS4

Degica is bringing Jaleco’s 1997 shooter Game Tengoku to PC and PS4 under the title Game Tengoku CruisinMix. Set to launch this fall, the character-based vertical shooter, previously exclusive to arcade and Sega Saturn, features characters and levels based on Jaleco’s games and the arcade culture of Japan during the 1990s. The port will adds several extras to the original, including more characters and new gameplay elements.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Eliza, Taiko No Tatsujin-themed accessories added to Tekken 7

A new fighter has joined Tekken 7’s roster today: Eliza. Skipping the queue to beat upcoming downloadable character Geese Howard out of the gate, Eliza brings a unique background along with her vampiric abilities. Players looking to customize their experience will also find several Taiko No Tatsujin-themed items on offer, ranging from outfits to health gauge skins. North American players will be more familiar with its localized title, Taiko: Drum Master. Look at that picture above, how can anyone resist adding that to their outfit?

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