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Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation hits Steam

Hyperdimension Neptunia ReBirth 2 Sisters Generation (PC, PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation has launched on Steam. In Sisters Generation, players must once again save the reference-heavy world of Gamindustri. After students began to worship the deity Arfoire, the world started to fall into chaos, and it’s up to the CPUs to make things right. The PC version features a graphical boost up to 1080p, world and item customization, and a real-time roguelite-ish mini-game starring Stella. For those on the fence, a launch-week promo is also ongoing that knocks 50% off the regular price of $29.99

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Frictional Games’ horror, sci-fi title Soma gets new trailer, release date

Soma (PC, PS4) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Frictional Games, creators of Amnesia and Penumbra, have revealed the release date and a new trailer for their next title, Soma. Horror and sci-fi fans will be able to investigate why personnel have gone missing and what’s causing the service bots to act weird on Pathos-2 this summer, on September 22.

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Persona 4: Dancing All Night coming this fall, limited editions revealed

Persona 4 Dancing All Night (PS4) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has announced that the story-based rhythm spin-off Persona 4: Dancing All Night will hit stores and PSN this fall. As with their other titles, early adopters will get some extras for their pre-order purchase with a Launch Edition, while collectors can grab the Disco Fever Edition. The Launch Edition will run $49.99 and come with an exclusive system skin, designed to fit the latest model, and 10 wallpapers. The Disco Fever Edition will cost $79.99 and include the system skin as well as a two-disc soundtrack, a themed system pouch, two sets of for-pay costume DLC, a golden Teddie keychain, and a collectible box to hold everything. A new trailer and screens are available below.

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PlayStation Vita News

Trial-focused expansion The Bozak Horde out now for Dying Light

Dying Light (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Bozak Horde DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Bozak Horde downloadable expansion has gone live for Dying Light. Players will now be able to access the Harran Stadium and take part in a series of challenges created by the enigmatic Bozak. The tasks are tracked through leaderboards and can be tackled solo or with up to three other players. Survivors not only get to walk away with their lives, but they also receive a new compound bow. Accomplishing extra objectives will also unlock new arrows types, including electric, exploding, and incendiary, all of which can be taken back out into the game world.

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Batman: Arkham Knight gets new screens, extended gameplay trailer

Batman Arkham Knight (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Gameplay Trailer - Screenshot 1

Warner Bros. has released a new gameplay trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight. The seven-minute-long video, Time To Go To War, follows Batman as he squares off against the Arkham Knight’s militia and takes down one of Scarecrow’s safe houses. Accompanying screenshots from those portions of the game were also released. The footage is from the PS4 version.

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Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment and Lost Song coming to US

Sword Art Online Lost Song (PS4, PS Vita) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bandai Namco is revisiting Sword Art Online later this year with two different releases. Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment will launch on PSN for PS4 this summer, and Sword Art Online: Lost Song is slated to hit PSN and store shelves for PS4 and PS Vita this fall. Both titles will follow original stories based on the anime and manga. Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment will include the original PS Vita version as well as all downloadable content (at a later date) and the ability to carry over some items from the PS Vita version for those who still have their save files. No word on whether the translation will be improved, though. Sword Art Online: Lost Song is the third game adaption and will feature an original storyline set within the follow-up VRMMORPG, ALfheim Online.

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Telltale titles being added to GOG, Game of Thrones now available

GOG (PC) Telltale Announcement - Screenshot 1

GOG.com has inked a deal with Telltale to bring several of their titles to the service, starting with Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series. To celebrate, Game of Thrones is currently on sale for 40% off, which will soon be followed by Tales from the Borderlands, The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series, and The Wolf Among Us. As with other titles on GOG.com, all of the games will be DRM-free, and all of Telltale’s will support the new (and optional) Galaxy platform, which adds achievements, adding one-click installation, auto-updating, and game time tracking.

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Resident Evil 0 getting the HD treatment in early ’16 for console, PC

Capcom has announced their plans to follow the recent Resident Evil HD remake with a new HD remake, this time for Resident Evil 0. The prequel, previously only available for GameCube and Wii, is slated to launch in early 2016 for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The game’s original director, Koji Oda, is back on board along with several of the developers from the original team. Oda and producer Tsukasa Takenaka released a video for the announcement, complete with a life-saving herb.

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Tropico 5 to go cloak-and-dagger route with Espionage DLC

Tropico 5 (PC, PS4, Xbox 360) Espionage DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Tropico 5 will be spending some time in the shadows in the newly announced expansion Espionage. Scheduled to launch on May 28 for PC, and later this year for PS4 and Xbox 360, the expansion will add a new six-mission campaign, The Maltese Toucan, which will pit the player against the machinations of foreign agents who are after the regime’s secrets. The pack will also include nine spy- and military-themed buildings, such as security checkpoints, a spy academy, dungeons, and the Ministry of Information; four avatar costumes; six avatar accessories; four island maps; four music tracks; sandbox tasks; and spying mechanics, which will also be available in all multiplayer modes and current Sandbox maps.

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Batman: Arkham Knight gets ‘Be The Batman’ live-action trailer

Batman Arkham Knight (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Live Action Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 4

Warner Bros. has debuted a new live-action trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight, Be The Batman. Featuring The Wretched by Nine Inch Nails, the video features a variety of everyday people rising to the occasion. Though, to be fair to the people standing up to the muggers in alleys and subways, and the firefighter facing down an inferno to save someone, the athlete seems a little out of place. Unless Scarecrow has also taken to dominating the courts as well.

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