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See what there is to eXplore in Endless Space 2

Amplitude is delving deeper into each X of their upcoming 4X strategy title Endless Space 2. The first in a new video series covers explore. Or, eXplore. The footage showcases the alien races, ancient ruins, and strange signals that players will run across as they lead one of the game’s eight factions. Scroll down to check it out.

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Nier: Automata adds costumes, sidequests, boss fights with CEOs

Nier: Automata’s first round of downloadable content has gone live. The drop, titled 3C3C1D119440927, costs $13.99 and includes three colosseums along with extra sidequests. The latter bestow costume rewards, with several from Nier: Replicant (Revealing Outfit for 2B, Young Man’s Outfit for 9S and Destroyer Outfit for A2), records for the jukebox, equipment and cosmetic accessories (color-changing hairspray for 2B and A2), stat-boosting masks, and special bullets that alter the enemy’s appearance. To cap it off, the colosseum battles will pit players against Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda and PlatinumGames CEO Kenichi Sato.

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Wild Guns Reloaded in development for PC, announced for Steam

Natsume will be making their PC debut with a port of Wild Guns Reloaded. Released earlier this year for PS4, Wild Guns Reloaded updated the popular Super Nintendo action title with two new characters, enhanced graphics and audio, four-player co-op, online ranking support, new stages and bosses, and special weapons. PC gamers will be able to download it later this year through Steam.

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Brush up on the basics of A Rose in the Twilight with overview trailer

A Rose in the Twilight was released last week for PC and PS Vita, but that’s not stopping the promo train. The latest video out from NIS HQ is an overview trailer covering the puzzle platformer’s mechanics along with the player’s mission, Rose’s giant companion, and her strange curse.

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Disney Afternoon Collection brings 6 Capcom classics to console, PC

Capcom is going full-on 8-bit today with the release of The Disney Afternoon Collection. The six-title compilation bundles Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers, Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers 2, Darkwing Duck, DuckTales, DuckTales 2, and TaleSpin. Each title has been updated with HD graphics along and supplemented by an in-game Museum filled with art and title history, a Rewind feature, and two modes, Boss Rush and Time Attack.

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Nier: Automata to get challenge, costume, and sub-quest DLC

Nier: Automata will soon be receiving its first round of downloadable content. Appropriately titled 3C3C1D119440927, the drop will add three colosseums, sub-quests, and rewards that add costumes from the Japan-only release Nier: Replicant. The additions include music tracks to the player’s jukebox, bullets that change enemy appearance, effect-inducing masks, and equipment and cosmetics to adjust A2’s and 2B’s hair color.

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Endless Space 2 leaving Early Access on May 19, original on sale

Amplitude Studios’ sci-fi-themed 4X title Endless Space 2 will be leaving Early Access on May 19. The sequel features eight factions, each with their own storyline and ship types, along with support for solo and multiplayer. To celebrate its impending release, the studio has lowered the price of the original Endless Space to $1 on Steam. From today through next Monday, players will not only receive the base game but also the downloadable expansion Disharmony. After the period, the only way to purchase the original will be as the Endless Space Collection for $19.99.

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A Rose in the Twilight now available for PC and PS Vita

A Rose in the Twilight has launched digitally for PC and PS Vita. The puzzle-platformer, from htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary developer Masayuki Furuya, follows a young cursed girl as she attempts to escape a castle alongside a giant companion. The PC version is available in two different bundles, several of which include htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary, while PS4 owners get dozens of free goodies through PSN: 20 avatars and four themes.

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Dark Souls III – The Ringed City out, The Fire Fades Edition revealed

Dark Souls III’s final piece of downloadable content, The Ringed City, has been released for console and PC. In their last adventure, players pursue the Slave Knight Gael as he hunts down the Dark Soul of Humanity. The world is ending, and as the player journeys through a land in chaos, they will fight ancient beasts, find new armor and weapons, and encounter strange characters in the fabled city. An update to Undead Match, downloadable for owners of either DLC pack, also adds two maps and the ability to link up with two other players. Also announced is an all-in-one physical release for console, Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition. Launching on April 21, The Fire Fades will include the base game along with both Ashes of Ariandel and The Ringed City for $49.99.

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Nier: Automata launches on Steam for Windows PC

Square Enix and PlatinumGames’ co-developed entry in the Nier series has been released for PC. Battle androids 2B, 9S, and A2 are being sent to Earth to reclaim it for humanity after a devastating invasion by aliens and their machine army has led to mankind fleeing to the Moon. An extensive look at the game was released prior to the launch of the PS4 version with Exploring Earth’s Distant Future – 30 Minutes of Uninterrupted Gameplay. The PC version is available through Steam.

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