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Team Psycho Soldier gets to singing, kicking in King of Fighters XIV

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Team Psycho Soldier is strutting to the ring today in The King of Fighters XIV. The squad consists of world-famous singer and psionic battler Athena, dragon-loving Kung Fu pro Sie Kensou, and drunken master Chin Gentsai. The footage features a short montage of combos, with plenty of colorful balls of energy, juggles, wall bounces, and flames. Oh, and a very high-level wink.

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Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 1, 2 out for PC, PS4, Thursday for Xbox One*

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Activision has released action role-playing games Marvel: Ultimate Alliance and Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 for console and PC. The digital-only releases debuted in 2006 and 2009 respectively, and are now available separately for $39.99 or as a bundle for $59.99. For PC and PS4, that is, Xbox One owners will need to wait until Thursday. As mentioned on Marvel.com, the re-releases feature improved performance, support for local and online co-op, and “some” interface as well as graphic enhancements. The inclusion of the downloadable character packs is up in the air.

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Visual novel RPG A.W.: Phoenix Festa launches on PSN for PS Vita

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A.W.: Phoenix Festa, a “simulation action” visual novel title, has gone live on PSN for PS Vita. Set in a world devastated by an apocalyptic event, the Invertia, six academies compete for prominence in the last remaining megacity, Asterisk. Players take on the role of a student, either Ayato or an original character, who must live out the days of a teenager while practicing for the upcoming competition. On their way to one of several endings, players will build relationships and train in combat. The game is based on the Japanese light novel The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water.

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Watch your head! Headlander out now digitally for PC, PS4

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Adult Swim’s new side-scrolling exploration-heavy action title Headlander has launched digitally for PC and PS4. The Double Fine-developed adventure finds the head of the last remaining human fighting an AI to save a future, now-roboticized mankind. Players must pilot their head between bots in order to progress and fight back against the AI’s army of minions.

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The King of Fighters XIV demo, free dynamic theme on PSN for PS4

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We posted yesterday about Atlus releasing a Story Trailer and the impending arrival of a demo for The King of Fighters XIV. Well, time to get downloading because it’s here. The trial supports local versus mode, and allows access to seven characters: Kyo Kusanagi, Mai Shiranui, Iori Yagami, Sylvie Paula Paula, King of Dinosaurs, Shun’ei, and Nelson. Players who download the demo also receive a free dynamic PS4 theme.

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Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration revealed, including PS4

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Rise of the Tomb Raider will be making its way to PS4 this fall in Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration. Scheduled to launch on October 11, alongside updates for PC and Xbox One, the set will include the original game, an additional story chapter titled Blood Ties, Endurance co-op mode, and all downloadable content. The drops add 35-plus Expedition Cards, 12 outfits, and seven weapons. Blood Ties, which will support PSVR, sees Lara back in Croft Manor as she tries to find proof of ownership to resolve a dispute with her uncle. Then, in Lara’s Nightmare, she must defend the manor … from zombies. Endurance challenges teams of two to surviving the elements by day and enemies by night for as long as possible, with results posted to a leaderboard. Classic Lara skins can also be found in new packs. PC and Xbox One Season Pass holders will receive all new content as part of the pass.

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Digital RPG I Am Setsuna launches on Steam and PSN for PC, PS4

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Tokyo RPG Factory’s debut title, I am Setsuna, has launched digitally for PC and PS4. Inspired by Square Enix’s 16-bit catalog, the game follows Setsuna and her bodyguards—Endir, Kuon, and Yomi—as they set out from her hometown on a mission to save her people. In keeping with the studio’s focus on the past, the game utilizes a combat system inspired by the classic Chrono Trigger.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Assault Suit Leynos

(PlayStation 4 Review) Assault Suit Leynos

“… initially nearly as frustrating as it is fun, but its old-style charms quickly prevail.”

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The King of Fighters XIV demo hitting PSN tomorrow, new trailers up

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Good news for everyone whose fighting juices are flowing from Evo 2016, Atlus is set to release a demo tomorrow for The King of Fighters XIV. The trial will offer local versus play and a limited roster of seven characters, including Kyo Kusanagi, Mai Shiranui, Iori Yagami, Sylvie Paula Paula, King of Dinosaurs, Shun’ei, and Nelson. As a bonus, it will also come with a free dynamic PS4 theme. To tide players over until the demo goes live, Atlus has released two new videos, a story trailer as well as a character trailer for billionaire villain Antonov.

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Story trailer released for stylish sci-fi action-platformer Headlander

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Adult Swim Games has released a story trailer for Double Fine’s Headlander. The upcoming action-adventure title, inspired by 70’s era science fiction, finds mankind stuffed inside robotic bodies and controlled by a mad artificial intelligence. Virtual mankind, when will you heed the warnings of AM and Shodan? The hero of the day is the last living person. Well, the head of the last living person, who must use their special helmet to hover around and take control of the world’s numerous robots in order to defeat the tyrannical computer.

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