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A new interactive trailer has been released for Mad Max. The Choose Your Path video runs through a scenario that takes over two minutes to complete and allows viewers to decide how Max goes about tackling a variety of situations, loading a clip corresponding to their choice. There are three branches in total, three choices per branch, with each showcasing a different gameplay style. The video’s total run length is over seven minutes, the scenario looping several times so that viewers can follow multiple paths.
Batman: Arkham Knight – Batgirl: A Matter of Family, the first story add-on for Arkham Knight, has launched for Season Pass holders of the console version. Everyone else will get their chance to play the Batgirl next week when the $6.99 pack goes live for all. The WB Games Montréal-developed expansion is set before the events of Arkham Knight and follows Batgirl and Robin as they attempt to save Commissioner Gordon from The Joker at Seagate Amusement Park. Details about two upcoming DLC packs were also announced.
The Predator Bundle for Mortal Kombat X is now live for Kombat Pack owners and will be available for everyone else on July 14. The $7.99 set adds the Predator as a playable character as well as three new movie-themed skins, including Carl Weathers Jax, Commando Johnny, and Infrared Scorpion. Portions of the set will be available separately, with Predator priced at $4.99 and the skins priced at $3.99 as part of the Predator Prey Pack. And as a thank-you gift from NetherRealm, a free Klassic Fatality Pack has also been added for download, which comes bundled with Mortal Kombat 1 fatalities for Johnny Cage, Scorpion, Sonya, and Sub-Zero, as well as the Kold War Scorpion Skin.
Warner Bros. announced that they will be releasing a new version of last year’s reimagined Gauntlet later this summer for PS4. Developed by Arrowhead Game Studios, Gauntlet: Slayer Edition brings the Elf, Warrior, Wizard, and Valkyrie back for more solo and co-op action. The console version will feature a new locale along with new abilities, enemies, and weapons. Pre-orders are also open today, and early buyers will receive item codes for Mordok’s Screaming Hammer and Reaper’s Visage Helm for the Warrior.
Warner Bros. has released the launch trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight. Rocksteady’s return to the series will be released tomorrow for console and PC, and the trailer offers a two-minute look at the allies and villains that will be waiting for players once they hit the streets of Gotham.
The Tanya Bundle is set to go live tomorrow for Mortal Kombat X. The $7.99 download not only adds the Edenian fugitive to the roster, last seen making a cameo in 2011’s Mortal Kombat, but also the Klassic Pack 1. The latter offers costumes from the original Mortal Kombat for Kano, Liu Kang, and Sonya. Players who prefer one or the other can download each separately on June 9, with Tanya priced at $4.99 and the Klassic Pack 1 at $3.99. Check out the bundle’s trailer below.