Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus demo launches for console, PC

Players can try their hand at Wolfenstein II today with a new free trial. The demo, now available on Live, PSN, and Steam, features the first level of The New Colossus. Those who want to continue the campaign will be able to carry over their save data to the final version.

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Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap currently 30% off for NS, PC

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, a remake of Wonder Boy III for the Sega Master System, is on sale for 30% off for NS and PC. The updated version features the original’s solid action-platforming gameplay along with enhanced audio and visuals that can be swapped on the fly, unlockables, and a new addition to the roster: Wonder Girl. In their quest, players find themselves transforming into different creatures with unique abilities as they attempt to break a curse so that they can regain their human form.

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Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Expansion: Comrades out now

The downloadable multiplayer add-on Comrades has gone live for Final Fantasy XV. The expansion allows players to join the Kingsglaive elite force alongside their friends to fight to restore the Light after the events of Chapter 13 in the main storyline. The $19.99 release has players equipping power-granting royal sigils to create teams of specialists to take down enemies and beasts, while a single-player portion seems them taking on quests from their base in Lestallum. A new update also went live recently, allowing players to access multiple hunt quests at a time as well as added several recipes.

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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy socks, levels for Black Friday

Activision has sent along word about several Black Friday deals for Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. On November 24, several retailers will be offering special bundles. GameStop is set to offer a pack that includes the game and, in something of an unexpected move, a pair of Crash Bandicoot-themed socks. Walmart’s deal is going to be a bit more traditional, with the game including the new, challenging Stormy Ascent level. Gamers will also find deals on collectible statues, mugs, Holiday sweaters, and even candles.

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Game Tengoku CrusinMix DLC, English release date announced

Game Tengoku CruisinMix’s English version looks to be on track for its early 2018 release, judging by some new work-in-progress screenshots. The Japanese version will be available later this month, for those who can’t want to wait to play the reference-heavy shooter. In addition to the screens, Degica also sent word on two upcoming downloadable packs. The first is for Clarice, from City Connection, who rides around in her ClariceCar. The other is for Homura Banto, a mascot from Bases Loaded. Dates and prices for both downloads were not available.

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Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology releasing Feb. 13, new trailer up

Radiant Historia’s upcoming re-release, Perfect Chronology, has been officially dated for February 13. The expanded port will add new gameplay and story content, along with updated visuals, NewGame+ mode, an extra character, and more. An optional third storyline is also being introduced with what-if scenarios, but the overarching story is itself malleable due to the ability to travel through time. Check out the latest trailer below to learn more about time travel.

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Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus’ DLC plans detailed

MachineGames has outlined their plans for Wolfenstein II’s post-launch support. The studio has several pieces of downloaded content in the works. The drops, collectively titled The Freedom Chronicles, introduce three new heroes to the resistance. The pieces can be downloaded separately or together, as part of the Season Pass. The first release, Episode Zero, is available for those who pre-ordered or have the pass, and introduces players to Joseph Stallion, Jessica Valiant, and Gerald Wilkins. The next pack, The Adventures of Gunslinger Joe, is slated for December 14. As former quarterback Joseph Stallion, players will “smash through Nazi hordes from the ruins of Chicago to the vastness of space!” Next up is The Diaries of Agent Silent Death on January 30. The add-on follows ex-OSS agent and assassin Jessica Valiant as she infiltrates Nazi bunkers in California. The final drop, The Amazing Deeds of Captain Wilkins, is slated to go live in March. As US Army Captain Gerald Wilkins, players head to Alaska in order to take down Operation Black Sun.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Call of Duty: WWII

“… a conservative entry that offers a fun if familiar campaign that sees players returning to the battlefields of Europe, along with a multiplayer component that isn’t quite ready for prime time.”

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Ark: Survival Evolved gets Xbox One X update for graphical boost

Survival-adventure title Ark: Survival Evolved has been beefed up for Xbox One X. The free update adds “HDR visuals, 1440p high-resolution options, longer draw distances and enhanced visual effects, higher framerates, significantly reduced load times and much more.” Two visual modes are on offer: Detail Mode for 30 frames per second at 1440p, long-range shadows, high-quality textures, extended draw distance, and realistic weather; and Medium Quality for 60 frames per second at 1080p. Check out an Xbox One versus Xbox One X comparison trailer below.

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Rise of the Tomb Raider gets visual update for Xbox One X

Crystal Dynamics has updated the Xbox One version of Rise of the Tomb Raider to take advantage of Xbox One X’s increased power. The free download, co-developed with Nixxes Software, adds three visual modes: Native 4K (full 3840 by 2160) for the highest fidelity resolution, Enriched Visuals for graphic upgrades, and High Frame Rate for the smoothest gameplay. General improvements include HDR support, Spatial audio support, enhanced textures, improved volumetric lights and reflections, enhanced foliage, upgraded polygonal detail, and more. Season Pass owners also receive all of the new content in the 20 Year Celebration release, which adds single-player content, co-op for Endurance mode, an additional difficulty level, outfits, and skins.

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