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Homefront: The Revolution’s first single-player downloadable add-on, The Voice of Freedom, has launch for console and PC. The expansion puts players in the role of Resistance leader Benjamin Walker in a prologue to the game’s campaign. Walker is on a mission to sneak into Occupied Philadelphia in order to make contact with Jack Parish’s Resistance Cell. The release also notes that a recent update, the Performance Patch, “massively” improves the game.
Marcus Holloway meets the hackers of the Dedsec crew in a new story trailer for Watch Dogs 2. When they cross paths, Dedsec is in the process of attempting to stop the machinations of Blume CTO, Dusan Nemec. As he continues to accumulate more power, Dedsec is working to return power to the people.
After highlighting the return of Corvo last week, today, Bethesda has released a new trailer focusing on Dishonored 2’s mixed combat system. The trailer, Creative Kills, features both Corvo Attano and his daughter Emily Kaldwin. The montage includes over three minutes of the duo combining their supernatural abilities, items, and weapons to take down enemies throughout Karnaca.
Corvo is back in a new gameplay trailer for Dishonored 2. The famed assassin returns to take down the usurper who overthrew his daughter, Empress Emily Kaldwin. New enemies, environments, and powers are featured in the two-minute video. Head further down to see him in action as he hunts his latest target, Delilah.
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.
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.
Warner Bros. has announced that Batman: Return to Arkham will be released on October 18. The two-game bundle includes 2009’s Batman: Arkham Asylum and 2011’s Batman: Arkham City, both from Rocksteady Studios, along with all of their associated downloadable content and Game of the Year edition extras. Both games will also sport updated character models, lighting, effects, and shaders. A new comparison video has been released to show side-by-side comparisons between the older and newer versions.
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.
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.