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Hitman – Episode 5: Colorado to be released on September 27

Hitman Episode 5 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Io-Interactive is following their recent release-date reveal of Hitman: The Complete First Season with news that Episode 5 will be going live on September 27. The penultimate episode, titled Freedom Fighters, will be set in Colorado, and task players with sneaking into a farm that’s been turned into a makeshift militia training camp. Four people—Sean Rose, Maya Parvati, Ezra Berg, and Penelope Graves—have been targeted by Agent 47 in what’s being described as “one of the toughest episodes yet.” The mission will entail 70 challenges along with new gear, items, and weapons.

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Neon overload ahead, Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet out for PS4

Touhou Genso Rondo Bullet Ballet (PS4) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS has released Cubetype’s hybrid twin-stick shooter/fighter Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet for PS4. As one of 10 characters, players must battle the rest of the cast in one-on-one combat using shooter mechanics throughout Story Mode. Boss Rush and Versus modes are also included. In addition, $2.99 Story and BGM packs have been released for Aya Shameimaru, Flandre Scarlet, and Yukari Yakumo. A free character, fan-contest winner Yukari Yakumo, will be added on October 4.

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Shadow Warrior 2 up for pre-order, to launch on October 13 for PC

Shadow Warriors 2 (PC) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Shadow Warrior 2 will be lopping off limbs and blowing off heads next month for PC. Flying Wild Hog is set to deploy Lo Wang against the demon hordes just in time for Halloween, with the $39.99 special edition and $49.99 deluxe edition (art book, soundtrack, skins and weapons) hitting digital outlets on October 13. Now a mercenary, Wang will once again wield his swords, guns, and magic to rid the world of monsters, alone or with up to four players in online co-op. The sequel is described as being bigger than the 2013 original, with “an open, vertically scalable world” that hosts a procedurally generated loot system. Pax West attendees can try the game out this weekend at booth 2443. Everyone else can see it in action below by checking out the new trailer.

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Enter the Gungeon getting Supply Drop update, to be at Pax West

Enter the Gungeon (PC) SupplyDrop Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dodge Roll is prepping a new patch for Enter the Gungeon, the Supply Drop Update. The drop will add over a hundred rooms, along with new companions, bosses, enemy types, shrines, and weapons. Of particular note is the Bullet Gun, a bullet that shoots bullet-shooting guns. Another update is planned for later this year, and an expansion in early 2017. In the meantime, Pax West attendees can check out the new content at booth 2343.

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

NeuroVoider (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

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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Hitman: The Complete First Season launching Jan. 31 for console, PC

Hitman The Complete First Season (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Physical Announcement - Screenshot 1

Io-Interactive will be releasing the first season of Hitman physically on January 31. In addition, Hitman: The Complete First Season will include all updates, bonus downloadable content, and a steelbook case. The extra DLC adds three missions (The Icon and A House Built on Sand missions, Landslide mission), Requiem Blood Money Pack (formerly a pre-order bonus, with six extra Sarajevo Six contracts for PS4), a making-of documentary, and a copy of the soundtrack.

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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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God Eater 2: Rage Burst released for console, PC, Resurrection for PC

God Eater 2 Rage Burst (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Monster-munching action-crafter God Eater 2: Rage Burst has been released for PC, PS4, and PS Vita. The game takes place three years after the events of Resurrection, as a red rain spreads a deadly disease known as the Black Plague. To stop the pandemic, players join a special unit, Blood. The group’s affiliation with the Fenrir Organization grants them access to God Arc weapons, which are capable of destroying and consuming the monstrous Aragami. With up to three friends, players use the weapons to clear the land, gaining access to more than 100 Blood Arts in their quest to save mankind. Resurrection is also available on Steam today, and as with the console version, is included with every copy of Rage Burst.

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Gamescom trailer released for Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration

Rise of the Tomb Raider 20 Year Celebration (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 3

The Gamescom theater demo of Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration has been released by Crystal Dynamics. The video covers a section from the campaign, Thin Ice; a preview of Blood Ties, the upcoming narrative add-on that pits Lara against her uncle; and a look at the zombie-infested survival mode, Lara’s Nightmare. The 20 Year Celebration release also includes PSVR support, a co-op mode (Endurance), Extreme Survivor difficulty, 5 classic Lara skins, a weapon and outfit from Tomb Raider III, and all released downloadable content.

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

Fallout 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Nuka-World Video Announcement - Screenshot 3

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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