Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: RPG

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse name mystery tackled, free theme

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Atlus has pulled the curtain back on one of gaming’s greatest mysteries: why they changed Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final’s name. The hard-hitting video goes behind the scenes to show the process of how and why the studio decided to call the new entry Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse. Brace yourselves for some revelations. They didn’t stop there, though, as they also revealed that a new free 3DS theme will be released on September 15. And to see the game in action, a previous gameplay stream has been archived for viewing, while another is set to take place next Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. (CST) on Atlus’ Twitch channel.

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Elder Scrolls Online to receive PS4 Pro support patch, 4K trailer up

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Bethesda has announced that The Elder Scrolls Online will support PS4 Pro. It will be one of the first titles to take advantage of the new hardware, via a free update. To show off the updated visuals, the studio has released a gameplay trailer showing the game running in 4K on the new system. Note that the trailer requires a 4K monitor to view in all its glory.

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PlayStation 4 News

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided headed to PS4 Pro on November 10

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, recently released for PS4, has been announced for the newly revealed PS4 Pro. The updated version will be available alongside the new console on November 10. Pro owners can look forward to a higher resolution, reduced aliasing, better reflective surfaces, and enhanced lighting effects.

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River City: Tokyo Rumble launching Sept. 27, Amazon gets a bonus

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Natsume will be returning to the River City series in a few weeks when River City: Tokyo Rumble hits 3DS on September 27. The Arc System Works-developed entry will mix role-playing mechanics with brawler-style combat as players take on the role of Kunio, a badass with a heart of gold. After a group of ruffians move into Tokyo, Kunio and his pals take it upon themselves to clean up the streets before the newcomers take over the city. The studio also revealed an Natsume Amazon-exclusive bonus: a limited-edition keychain of Kunio.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

(PlayStation 4 Review) Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

“… a satisfying follow-up to Human Revolution.”

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PlayStation 4 Reviews

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – System Rift DLC to go live September 23

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Eidos-Montreal has announced the first story add-on for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, System Rift. The expansion finds Adam once again teaming up with his old Sarif Industries colleague Frank Pritchard. The duo are on the hunt for more information on the Santeau Group, with their target being the Palisade Blade. Gamers heading to Pax West can learn more about the drop as well as will see Andreas Apergis, who plays Pritchard, along with Elias Toufexis and Sascha Dikiciyan on a panel this Saturday at 3:00 p.m. (PST) in the Hydra Theater.

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Twin-stick shooter, RPG NeuroVoider launches in full for PC

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Hybrid twin-stick shooter and role-playing game NeuroVoider has left Early Access. Players, alone or with up to three friends locally, face off against hordes of dangerous robots using nuclear rocket launchers in levels filled with procedurally generated hazards. Each heap of junk that’s left after a firefight can then be used to augment the player’s character. And there will be plenty of heaps, given that developer Flying Oak Games estimates that there are 8,736 unique enemies. Check out the launch trailer below.

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Titan Quest turns 10, Anniversary Edition hits Steam, free for owners

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THQ Nordic is celebrating Titan Quest’s 10-year anniversary with the new Anniversary Edition for Steam. First, the best part: Anniversary Edition is free for everyone on Steam who owns any version of Titan Quest, and those that don’t can grab it during launch week for $4.99. Now, the specifics. The latest version is an updated bundle of the fantastic mythologically tinged action-RPG that includes the main game and its expansion, Immortal Throne. The full changelog can be found here. Highlights include bug fixes, restored and improved multiplayer (with built-in voice chat), options for higher resolutions, support for mods and Steam Workshop, higher stack limits, and dozens of new heroes and bosses. Steam achievements and trading cards are also supported.

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Time to get raiding, Fallout 4: Nuka-World out for console, PC

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Fallout 4’s final add-on, Nuka-World, has launched for console and PC. The sixth downloadable pack adds an amusement park that’s been turned into a makeshift city by a group of Raiders. The area includes several themed zones, such as Safari Adventure and Galactic Zone. Players can take over the group and lead their own raids to terrorize nearby settlements. And of course, new creatures, quests, and weapons are also included.

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The Witcher 3 – Game of the Year Edition gets its launch trailer

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CD Projekt has released a launch trailer for the Game of the Year Edition of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The complete set will include the original game and all downloadable content. The packs include two substantial add-ons that supplement the main quest with hours of additional content, Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine.

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