Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Xbox One

Batman: Arkham Knight now launching June 23, plus gameplay trailer

Rocksteady has rescheduled the worldwide launch for Batman: Arkham Knight from June 2 to June 23. To tide series fans over, a new, nearly eight-minute-long gameplay trailer was released. Titled Officer Down, the video follows Batman as he glides and zips around Gotham, engaging thugs in melee combat (for a 30-hit combo), saving injured officers, and destroying rides in the Batmobile. The footage was captured directly from the PS4 version.

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Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition extras detailed, new screens, trailer

Capcom has released some new details from their upcoming Devil May Cry 4 re-release, Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition. Scheduled to launch this summer for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, Special Edition will include the original game, three new playable characters (Lady, Trish, and Vergil), the original PC version’s wave-based Legendary Dark Knight Mode, support for 1080p at 60fps, as well as new costumes and skins. During the campaign, players will be able to complete Dante’s missions as Trish and Nero’s as Lady, while Vergil will have new moves and an updated look from his appearance in Devil May Cry 3. A new trailer and set of screenshots were also released; the screens are available below.

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Black Forest goes speedrunning in Giana Sisters: Dream Runners

Giana Sisters Dream Rush (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Giana Sisters will be returning this summer in a new game designed around speedrunning. Black Forest Games is looking to have PC, PS4, and Xbox One players zipping around with friends and strangers this summer in Giana Sisters: Dream Runners, a new competitive multiplayer side-scroller. Up to four players will be able to select from five different characters, each with special abilities, to go head to head local or online, collecting gems and other power-ups as they dodge obstacles and other hazards in order to finish the stage first.

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QuakeCon 2015 registration open for Round 3, BYOC seat + Swag

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The third round of registration for QuakeCon 2015 is now open at registration.quakecon.org. The BYOC Select-a-Seat + Swag Pack is limited to 500 and will set you back $170. In addition to a guaranteed reserved seat in the Bring Your Own Computer area, the pack also includes four t-shirts, a lanyard, a hoodie, and a branded 4400 mAh power bank. Full details on the remaining packages are available below.

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 out now in full online, as physical release

Resident Evil Revelations 2 (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Physical Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has released the physical version of Resident Evil Revelations 2. The $39.99 set includes all four downloadable episodes along with two spin-off episodes, the Throwback Map Pack for Raid Mode, two extra characters for Raid Mode, and four alternate costumes. A patch will also add online co-op for Raid Mode on March 31. All four episodes can also be downloaded for $5.99 each and the spin-off episode for $4.99, or they can be purchased altogether digitally as part of the Complete Season pass for $24.99. The difference between the Complete Season and the disc version is the latter’s inclusion of Wesker in Raid Mode, the alternate costumes, and the map pack.

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Sega to flex its trunk with Tembo the Badass Elephant for console, PC

Tembo The Badass Elephant (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Sega will be giving Sonic a rest later this year when they unleash their latest weapon against the world’s evils: Tembo the Elephant. Or to use its PG-13 name: Tembo the Badass Elephant. The side-scrolling action title from Game Freak for PC, PS4, and Xbox One pits Tembo and his friend Picolo against the dangerous organization known as Phantom. After invading Shell City, the National Guard calls on the patriotic pachyderm to smash, punch, and butt slam his way through 17 levels of Phantom forces. It’s time to earn them peanuts.

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The Evil Within: The Assignment calls in Kidman, out for console, PC

The Evil Within (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) The Assignment Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Evil Within: The Assignment, the first of a two-part downloadable side story, is available on Live, PSN, and Steam. The Assignment is set during the original game and follows Sebastian’s partner, detective Juli Kidman, during their time apart. Her encounter differs from Sebastian’s in that she encounters new enemies, uncovers different information about the ongoing events, and has her own dealings with Mobius. The second part of her storyline will be available in The Consequence, set to go live this spring.

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DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition available for PS4, Xbox One

DmC Devil May Cry Definitive Edition (PS4, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Fans of Ninja Theory’s take on Devil May Cry will get a chance to revisit an expanded version of their 2013 entry today with DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition. Available for PS4 and Xbox One, the set includes an enhanced version of the original game, upgraded to run at 1080p and 60fps, all downloadable content, and several new additions, such as Vergil being playable in Vergil’s Bloody Palace. The new survival mode features enemies and locations from the post-release downloadable bonus campaign Vergil’s Downfall. Some of the other new features include the addition of a configurable targeting option, gameplay balancing, new ‘classic’ skins, and a new difficulty level, Gods Must Die Mode.

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Far Cry 4: Valley of the Yetis launching tomorrow for console, PC

Far Cry 4 (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Valley of the Yetis Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Ubisoft has announced that they will be launching Far Cry 4’s latest downloadable pack, Valley of the Yetis, tomorrow. After players crash-land in Kyrat, a new region added by the expansion, they must set up and defend a camp against a murderous cult known as the The Awakened Ones as well as against the wild yetis that roam the area. The game utilizes a day-and-night cycle, with players undertaking side quests during the day to fortify the camp and fend off attackers at night. By exploring more of Kyrat, players will uncover the cult’s secrets.

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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend coming soon for PS, Xbox One

BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma Extend (PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Aksys is keeping the 2D fighter train rolling with another release, BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend. The expanded re-release of the PS3 original will feature 28 characters, including two newcomers (Celica and Lambda), as well as new stages, scenarios, and a side story, Remix Heart, with Mai Natsume and Kajun Faycott. Digested versions of Calamity Trigger and Continuum Shift are also being included to get new players up to speed on all of the storylines. New players will also have access to an expanded Stylish Mode, which has been augmented with four new features (Auto Guard, Combo Attacks, Special Abilities, and Distortion Drive) to make moves less difficult to perform. The Guard Gauge system has been tweaked, too, with the Barrier Gauge meter indicated when best to attack or block.

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