Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PS4

Final Fantasy XV release bumped back from September to November

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Square Enix has pushed back the release of Final Fantasy XV to November 29. The extra time will be used to “allow the development teams time to further polish and conduct quality testing so that the reality of the game can match the expectations of both the fans and the creative teams.” A video from the game’s director, Hajime Tabata, has been released and posted below, which was made available alongside a statement. In part, he comments that he wishes “to personally apologize for the additional wait. As a team, we want Final Fantasy XV to achieve a level of perfection that our fans deserve. We kindly ask for your understanding.” Additionally, the physical versions of Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy’s and Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV’s release dates might change, while the digital release of Kingsglaive remains August 30.

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Nordic Games now THQ Nordic, several THQ projects in the works

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After eight years, Nordic Games has decided to take full advantage of their 2013 asset acquisition of THQ and reincorporate themselves as THQ Nordic. The change comes as the company looks to enter their next phase and fully embrace their IPs, as they seek to “align them with the very best development resources to expand upon them with the level of experience that communities and established fan bases expect and deserve.” The studio currently has 23 ongoing projects, 13 of which have not been revealed publicly. According to the release, the majority of those that haven’t been announced are based on THQ properties. It seems as though Darksiders II will be getting plenty of company.

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The King of Fighters XIV Dream Match exhibition, new team detailed

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Atlus has announced an exhibition for The King of Fighters XIV. The upcoming Dream Match will feature Justin Wong, OGAWA, GO1, and sako, and is set to take place on August 19, beginning at 5:00 a.m. (CST), on the official SNK Twitch channel. A trailer for it has been released, as well as this week’s team reveal: Team Another World. The new squad includes Samurai Shodown’s Nakoruru, Kung Fu expert Mui Mui, and Love Heart, who is on a mission of vengeance against the Skull Pirates.

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Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year Edition launching Aug. 30

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is getting the ‘game of the year’ treatment—and soon. CD Projekt Red has announced that Geralt is going all-in on August 30 with a Wild Hunt complete set that includes the original game, Hearts of Stone, Blood and Wine, and all minor downloadable packs. Sure it’s been out for over a year, but what do formalities matter when we’re talking about a hundred-plus hours of slaying monsters and tackling top-notch, well-written quests.

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Gwent: The Witcher Card Game closed beta bumped back to Oct. 25

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CD Projekt has pushed back the closed beta for the upcoming free-to-play Witcher 3 card-based spin-off Gwent: The Witcher Card Game. The studio released a letter, posted below, noting that “a good game is more important to us than keeping a deadline” and that the beta is now scheduled to kick off on October 25.

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Project Diva X demo released for PS4, PS Vita, 20+ DLC packs detailed

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Project Diva X is making its debut today with a new demo for PS4 and PS Vita. The trial includes three songs: LOL -lots of laugh-, Raspberry * Monster, and Satisfaction. The tunes can be played on two difficulty levels, Easy and Normal, and will unlock costume modules. An extra mode, Event Request, allows players to create a set out of the available tracks. In addition, over 23 free and for-pay cross-buy DLC packs were announced, including a Persona 4: Dancing All Night costume module and a concert editor.

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Dead Rising 1, 2, Off the Record announced for PC, PS4, Xbox One

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Capcom is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Dead Rising by looking back to its past. Beginning on September 13, Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record will launch digitally for Xbox One and, in their PlayStation debut, PS4. Not just that, but Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2 will also get physical releases for console, while the original will be available on Steam for PC. All three re-releases will feature improved visuals with 1080p at 60fps as well as all downloadable content. Check out a spruced-up Frank West and Chuck Greene below in new pics and trailer.

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Captain Reyes introduced in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare trailer

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A new glimpse at Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s story was revealed in a new trailer. The scene begins after the destruction of SATO troops and installations by the Settlement Defense Force, which results in the unexpected promotion of Lieutenant Reyes to Captain. After the surprise assault, Reyes suddenly finds himself the highest-ranking officer on the UNSA Retribution.

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Doom – Unto the Evil now available for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

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Doom – Unto the Evil has been released on Live, PSN, and Steam. The $14.99 drop comes bundled with three new maps, a new weapon, playable demon, and item. Additionally, the pack features several customization items, including armor sets, taunts, and Hack Modules. The add-on also got its first gameplay trailer.

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Team Ikari Warriors get the invite for The King of Fighters XIV

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Colonel Ralf Jones, Leona Heidern, and Lieutenant Clark Still are stepping into the ring as Team Ikari Warriors. Jones and Still brawl with a hard-hitting mercenary style, which focuses on brute strength, while Leona has a more refined style that’s influenced from the less-overt methods of assassins. Check them out below in their new team trailer.

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