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Monsters breathing easier, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt delayed to 2015

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt (360, PC, PS3, PS4) February 2015 Delay Announcement - Screenshot 1

Geralt is getting a reprieve before tackling his next challenge in The Witcher 3. Unfortunately, what’s good news for the monster hunter is bad news for fans of the series as that means that the third installment has been delayed. CD Projekt RED has released an open letter announcing that the release of Wild Hunt has been pushed back until next February. The letter, which also details the reasoning behind the delay, can be found below.

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Arkham series to end this year with Batman: Arkham Knight

Rocksteady will be returning to the Batman: Arkham series for the storyline’s finale, Batman: Arkham Knight. Warner Bros. Interactive has announced that the conclusion will ship later this year for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Series fans will have to face off against old foes as Scarecrow returns with a cohort of villainous allies, including Harley Quinn, Pengiun, and Two-Face. All of Gotham City will be a battleground next time around, and now gamers will have a chance to zip around the city in the Batmobile. A nearly four-minute trailer, Father to Son, was also released.

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Dying Light video shows the difficulties of surviving after sundown

Techland has released a nine-plus-minute video showing off more of their upcoming action title Dying Light. The footage shows a bit of the combat switch-up that’s necessary as the game switches from day to night. During the day, the infected are slow and easily distracted, allowing players to use parkour to jump between rooftops and over fences, distract them with firecrackers, and take them down before becoming overwhelmed. When the game switches to night, they become more aggressive, harder to shake, and hungrier, which drives them to be more active, allowing them to climb, jump, and run. Regardless of the time of day, it looks like slide kicking a zombie-ish thing off a building will always be satisfying.

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LEGO The Hobbit coming to consoles, handhelds, and PC in 2014

Lego The Hobbit Videogame (360, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 1

LEGO and TT Games will be returning to Tolkien’s universe next year with LEGO The Hobbit. Based on Peter Jackson’s ongoing Hobbit trilogy, LEGO will feature Bilbo, the Dwarves, and Gandalf as they go through the storyline of the first two films, using their special abilities to make their way around roaming orcs and trolls. The gang will also venture through some of the films’ prominent locations, picking up treasure and solving puzzles along the way.

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A dynamic world awaits in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Middle-earth Shadow of Mordor (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Announcement - Header

Warner Bros. is expanding the Tolkien universe’s presence in gaming soon with Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor for PC as well as current- and next-gen consoles. In this original tale, players will take on the role of the ranger Talion in a tale of revenge. After Sauron’s forces murder his family, he sets out deep into Mordor after being resurrected by the Spirit of Vengeance to seek justice. Now with the powers of a Wraith, players will guide him through a maze of enemies and friends as he makes allies and battles foes using a third-person combat system. Each enemy will be “a unique individual, differentiated by their personality, strengths and weaknesses,” while the Nemesis System will track the player’s actions and shape relationships based on their decisions to create a dynamic world and story.

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Dying Light pre-order bonus announced, Be the Zombie mode

Dying Light (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) PAX Screens - Screenshot 1

Warner Bros. announced at this year’s PAX that Techland’s upcoming zombie-themed action title Dying Light will come with a special pre-order bonus, Be the Zombie mode. The mode will allow players to take control of the undead in the game’s player-versus-player component at launch. As a bonus, gamers will get to control a special mutation known as the Night Hunter, which protects the zombie hive at night from human hunters with increased speed, a tendril for grappling, charge attacks, and long-distance attacks. Night hunters also have their own skill tree, as well as offer their own rewards and perks. New screens were also released.

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Boxed version of Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition now in stores

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition (360, PC, PS3) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 3

The retail version of Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PC has landed on store shelves. The digital version was released early last month, and now gamers who prefer the physical route can try the High Voltage Software-adapted release. The Komplete Edition includes all of the DLC previously released for the 360 and PS3 versions: four character packs (Skarlet, Kenshi, Rain, and Freddy Krueger), 15 Klassic Skins, and three Klassic Fatalities (Scorpion, Sub-Zero, and Reptile). Multiplayer features one-on-one combat and King of the Hill Mode, and gamepads are also supported, including the Tournament Edition Fight Stick.

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Warner Bros. to distribute The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in North America

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CD Projekt RED is teaming up with Warner Bros. Interactive for the North American release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. CD Projekt plans to launch Wild Hunt in 2014 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and WB will be handling distribution and promotion. Both companies also worked together for the console version of 2012’s The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.

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Finish him! Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition launches for PC

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition (360, PC, PS3) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

PC gamers can test their might today with the release of Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition. Available through Steam and other digital outlets, and starting August 6 in select retailers, the High Voltage Software-adapted Komplete Edition includes all of the DLC previously released for the 360 and PS3 versions. The full set of add-ons includes four character packs (Skarlet, Kenshi, Rain, and Freddy Krueger), 15 Klassic Skins, and three Klassic Fatalities (Scorpion, Sub-Zero, and Reptile). Multiplayer is also supported with one-on-one combat and King of the Hill Mode, as well as gamepads and the Tournament Edition Fight Stick.

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Techland wants gamers to fear the night in Dying Light

Dying Light (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Techland, the busy developer behind the recently released Dead Island: Riptide and Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, is currently at work on a new survival-horror title, Dying Light. According to publisher Warner Bros. Interactive, the game will center around a day-and-night cycle that will allow players to explore a relatively safe world during the day, free to scavenge and craft weapons, but pit them against predators and infected humans at night. A free-running mechanic was also mentioned as a prominent way for players to traverse the game’s dynamic open world.

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