Third Child of Light behind-the-scenes video explores fairy-tale storytelling
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Third Child of Light behind-the-scenes video explores fairy-tale storytelling

The third (and presumably final) making-of video for Ubisoft’s upcoming JRPG inspired downloadable game Child of Light explores the studio’s approach to the game’s fairy tale storytelling. In the video (above), creative director Patrick Plourde, writer Jeffrey Yohalem, and others discuss various aspects of Child of Light’s story about young protagonist Aurora’s transformative journey, including ... Read More»
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Batman: Arkham Origins: Cold, Cold Heart DLC launch trailer defrosts online
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Batman: Arkham Origins: Cold, Cold Heart DLC launch trailer defrosts online

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released a launch trailer for Batman: Arkham Origin‘s story DLC Cold, Cold Heart, out today on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and Steam. The Cold, Cold Heart DLC explores Batman’s first encounter with Mr. Freeze. With Freeze looking for revenge on GothCorp’s Ferris Boyle, the man he blames for the accident that ... Read More»
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Dragon Age: Inquisition launching October, new gameplay trailer released
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Dragon Age: Inquisition launching October, new gameplay trailer released

Following up on Dragon Age: Inquisition‘s box art reveal yesterday, BioWare has today offered an official release date and a new trailer. The game will officially be available from October 7 on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC, the developer announced. To accompany the announcement, BioWare also released a new gameplay ... Read More»
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Watch a man fight a monster in this 25-second Risen 3: Titan Lords CG teaser
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Watch a man fight a monster in this 25-second Risen 3: Titan Lords CG teaser

And now, for your viewing pleasure, a Risen 3: Titan Lords CG trailer that provides zero value—no glimpse at how the game actually looks, no hint at how gameplay will actually shake out. The less-than-30-seconds trailer does, of course, quite shamelessly end with a big bold link to “Pre Order Now!” The third installment of ... Read More»
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New Alien: Isolation dev diary explores making an authentic ‘lo-fi sci-fi’ aesthetic
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New Alien: Isolation dev diary explores making an authentic ‘lo-fi sci-fi’ aesthetic

In the latest Alien: Isolation developer diary, the team at The Creative Assembly discuss their approach to adapting a “lo-fi sci-fi” design to help make “a world in which technology won’t save you.” “In order to stay faithful to the source, we set ourselves a rule,” art lead Jude Bond says in the video. “We ... Read More»
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Latest Galak-Z trailer breaks down the dos and don’ts of space exploration
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Latest Galak-Z trailer breaks down the dos and don’ts of space exploration

A new trailer for Team 17’s upcoming space shooter roguelike Galak-Z offers some hints and tips on how to survive the cold dark of space as a fighter pilot in the United Earth Navy. Galak-Z  was playable on the PAX East 2014 show floor, and both Eric and I managed to squeeze a few minutes ... Read More»
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Mercenary Kings developer Tribute Games reveals next project: Curses ‘N Chaos
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Mercenary Kings developer Tribute Games reveals next project: Curses ‘N Chaos

Hot off the launch of Mercenary Kings on PS4 at the start of April, developer Tribute Games has revealed their next project: a 2D wave-based brawler titled Curses ’N Chaos. Expectedly, Curses ’N Chaos touts Tribute’s retro-celebratory pixel art style, this time harkening back to more of a NES-era feel than Mercenary Kings Genesis-vibe-inducing aesthetic. ... Read More»
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Hitman Go launches on iOS devices today, so here’s a short new trailer
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Hitman Go launches on iOS devices today, so here’s a short new trailer

Hitman Go is now available on iOS today for $4.99, and with it comes its requisite launch trailer. As seen in the video above, Hitman Go is a bit of departure from Agent 47’s usual adventures, designed entirely around an original, mobile-centric experience. The game plays out in a diorama- and board game–like aesthetic, blending ... Read More»
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Take a tour through Lemuria with the latest Child of Light trailer
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Take a tour through Lemuria with the latest Child of Light trailer

A new trailer for Ubisoft’s upcoming JRPG-inspired downloadable title Child of Light shows off several locations within the game’s fictional world of Lemuria. Said locations include a purple-tinted field, marshlands, the dizzying heights of a tree-residing city, locations kept afloat by balloons, waterfalls and ancient ruins, swamplands, underwater grottos and ruins, and much  more. The ... Read More»
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DC All Access video provides a look at Arkham Origins’ upcoming story DLC
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DC All Access video provides a look at Arkham Origins’ upcoming story DLC

In the latest episode of DC All Access, Batman: Arkham Origins creative director Eric Holmes and game director Benoit Richer talk about the Cold, Cold Heart DLC’s new additions over footage that’s equally new. Batman’s recently revealed EX Suit, the duo discussed, comes with a new suite of Bat-themed abilities, including a heated glove to ... Read More»
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Second behind-the-scenes Child of Light video explores music and sound design
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Second behind-the-scenes Child of Light video explores music and sound design

In the second behind-the-scenes video of Ubisoft’s upcoming JRPG-inspired Child of Light, composer Cœur de Pirate, audio designer Huge Bastien, and other devs discuss the game’s music and sounds. “Cœur de Pirate brings that sense of intimacy,” creative director Patrick Plourde says in the video. “There’s also a sense of youthfulness in the way she ... Read More»
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Report: Footage of canceled Darth Maul Star Wars game appears online
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Report: Footage of canceled Darth Maul Star Wars game appears online

Red Fly Studio was working on a Star Wars title featuring Darth Maul for around eight months before LucasArts canceled the project, according to a new report. For those that don’t know, Darth Maul was the main Sith antagonist in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, and later resurfaced in the animated series Star Wars: ... Read More»
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Prepare to run away from zombies on PlayStation Vita in Z-Run
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Prepare to run away from zombies on PlayStation Vita in Z-Run

Beatshapers’ third-person zombie-avoidance game Z-Run will arrive on PlayStation Vita next month, studio founder Alexey Menshikov announced today. According to Menshikov, failure to maintain forward momentum in Z-Run means death at the hands of hungry hordes of zombies, so players must navigate the city in which the game takes place by constantly sprinting, jumping, and ... Read More»
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor questing onto consoles and PC October 7
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor questing onto consoles and PC October 7

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor launches October 7, Warner Bros. announced today. Warner Bros. also revealed Mordor’s pre-order bonuses, which includes a bonus pack with the Dark Ranger costume skin and Test of Power challenge mode, available through GameStop, Best Buy, Amazon, and Steam. First announced November of last year, The Lord of the Rings prequel ... Read More»
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The Wolf Among Us: Episode 3 launch trailer signals soonish release
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The Wolf Among Us: Episode 3 launch trailer signals soonish release

A new launch trailer for the third episode of Telltale Games’ The Wolf Among Us suggests Bigby’s murder-mystery adventure will continue much sooner than it did between the first two episodes. I’m going to level with y’all: I did not watch the trailer. I’m not sure if I’ll be playing the rest of The Wolf Among Us, ... Read More»
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