Details on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’s Lord of the Hunt DLC revealed
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Details on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’s Lord of the Hunt DLC revealed

If you’ve played through Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, you know that the encounters with the Torvin, the fearless Dwarven hunter, are some of the brighter moments in a narrative that otherwise trends toward the dark side. Developer Monolith Productions has now revealed details on the game’s first full expansion due later this year, Lord of ... Read More»
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare live-action promo puts viewers inside an exo suit
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare live-action promo puts viewers inside an exo suit

As per the usual for a new Call of Duty, publisher Activision has released a live-action promo for this year’s near-future entry. And while mildly entertaining to see exoskeletal hijinks in mostly live-action (because heavy FX and stunts abound, naturally), it’s thoroughly exhausting to see Activision find some half-assed excuse to find away to objectify ... Read More»
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Mario Kart 8 November DLC will feature Excitebike Arena as a new track
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Mario Kart 8 November DLC will feature Excitebike Arena as a new track

Slowly but surely, Nintendo’s doling out information on Mario Kart 8‘s November downloadable content. And while this particular batch of DLC carries a Legend of Zelda theme, Link and his buddies will be far from the only classic Nintendo property on display. That became all the more obvious today, as Nintendo released a trailer that unveiled ... Read More»
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare season pass trailer shows off exclusive day-one MP map
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare season pass trailer shows off exclusive day-one MP map

A new video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s season pass content highlights the launch-day season pass–exclusive map, Atlas Gorge. The season pass, of course, nets players all four planned Advanced Warfare DLC packs—Havoc, Ascendance, Supremacy, and Reckoning—for $50 (versus $60 if purchased individually at 15 bucks a pop). The first of these, Havoc, will ... Read More»
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Latest Dragon Age: Inquisition video shines spotlights on Iron Bull, Sera, and Dorian
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Latest Dragon Age: Inquisition video shines spotlights on Iron Bull, Sera, and Dorian

The latest installment of BioWare’s gameplay features video series for Dragon Age: Inquisition shines a light on three of the nine followers the Inquisitor will gather along her or his quest. Three of the Inquisitor’s nine total companions are overviewed in the video: the mercenary commander and Qunari powerhouse Iron Bull, the “chaotic” criminal leader ... Read More»
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New WWE 2K15 making-of trailer features Cesaro’s mo-capped Giant Swing
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New WWE 2K15 making-of trailer features Cesaro’s mo-capped Giant Swing

With the help of Visuals Concepts, 2K Sports hopes to give the WWE 2K series a spectacular debut on the new generation of consoles, and they’ve released a new making-of trailer today that highlights how the new grappling system and additional motion capture will be cornerstones of the in-ring action of WWE 2K15. In the ... Read More»
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Watch 30 minutes of Star Wars: Battlefront III pre-alpha footage
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Watch 30 minutes of Star Wars: Battlefront III pre-alpha footage

Footage taken from a pre-alpha version of Free Radical’s canceled Star Wars: Battlefront III has appeared online. The 30 minutes of footage is split across two videos and features some AT-AT walker action on Hoth, a Coruscant level with Padme, Taun Tauns, and more. Of course this isn’t the first time that we’ve seen footage of ... Read More»
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CoD: Advanced Warfare launch trailer appears two weeks early, minimum PC specs revealed
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CoD: Advanced Warfare launch trailer appears two weeks early, minimum PC specs revealed

Launch trailers usually make an appearance around the day that a game launches—makes sense—but Activision is bucking this trend by releasing Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare‘s launch trailer two weeks early. The trailer features everything you would expect: guns, soldiers, explosions, set pieces, and, of course, lots and lots of Kevin Spacey. There’s also a reminder ... Read More»
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New Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer looks at how Cassandra has changed since DAII
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New Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer looks at how Cassandra has changed since DAII

A new trailer for Dragon Age: Inquisition gives some insight into Cassandra Pentaghast, Varric’s interrogator from Dragon Age II, as told by her voice actress, Miranda Raison. Cassandra, as a character, has seemingly grown a lot between games. In the video, Miranda describes how Cassandra’s developed a more human side underneath her rough exterior. She even ... Read More»
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Race the Sun jetting onto PS4, PS3, and PS Vita October 21
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Race the Sun jetting onto PS4, PS3, and PS Vita October 21

Brother-duo indie outfit Flippfly studio’s Kickstarter-funded high-speed racer Racer the Sun will launch on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita next week, on October 21, the studio announced today. Race the Sun sees players controlling a solar-powered jet, zigging and zagging through procedurally generated levels while avoiding shadows and, of course, obstacles. The game, which runs ... Read More»
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Latest trailer for The Crew calls attention to customization options
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Latest trailer for The Crew calls attention to customization options

A new trailer for Ubisoft’s upcoming open-world racer The Crew emphasizes the generous customization options it will offer to players. As seen in the trailer, players can choose what kind of tires, suspension, air system, differential, motor core, E.C.U., gear box, and more they want to outfit their whips with across a variety of different ... Read More»
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Latest Adam Sessler The Evil Within interview takes a look at The Keeper
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Latest Adam Sessler The Evil Within interview takes a look at The Keeper

Bethesda has released the third installment of interviews between Adam Sessler and the creative team behind the publisher’s new survival horror title, The Evil Within. This time around, the Sess talks with director Shinji Mikami and concept artist Ikumi Nakamura about the creation of one of the game’s most recognizable villains, The Keeper (probably better ... Read More»
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Second Legend of Korra behind-the-scenes video promises lots of mixed-bending combos
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Second Legend of Korra behind-the-scenes video promises lots of mixed-bending combos

Another behind-the-scenes look at Platinum Games and Activision’s upcoming videogame adaptation of The Legend of Korra touches upon how mixing the four elements lends itself to enemy-crushing combos. In the video, producers Atsushi Kurooka and Robert Conkey describe the general set up to The Legend of Korra—how, set between seasons two and three, the bridged ... Read More»
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New Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer puts players at the center of Thedas
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New Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer puts players at the center of Thedas

The latest Dragon Age: Inquisition shows how Bioware is putting the fate of Thedas in players’ hands like never before. In Dragon Age: Inquisition, players will take on the role of the Inquisitor, leader of the titular Inquisition, armed with inquiries. Their role is greater than any previous hero in the series, though, as now the ... Read More»
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Latest Far Cry 4 trailer is dark and dripping with style
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Latest Far Cry 4 trailer is dark and dripping with style

Much like the game’s antagonist, Pagan Min, this latest trailer for Far Cry 4 is equal parts sinister and stylish. Set to a smoky, downtempo cover of Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive,” the two-minute trailer highlights the various Himalayan locales, characters, and exciting moments you’ll encounter as you step into the shoes of Ajay Ghale and ... Read More»
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