Alien Isolation’s early third-person prototype shown for the first time
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Alien Isolation’s early third-person prototype shown for the first time

Part of what makes The Creative Assembly’s Alien Isolation such an utterly terrifying experience is the limited view offered by its first-person perspective. You can’t peek around corners with impunity, you can’t quickly spot when something is behind you, and you’re all the more drawn into the unsettling world of Sevastapol station by the fact ... Read More»
  • Playstation 3
  • Xbox 360
Helldivers out now on PS4, PS3, and Vita—here’s your launch trailer
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Helldivers out now on PS4, PS3, and Vita—here’s your launch trailer

Arrowhead Game Studios’ top-down twin-stick co-op shooter Helldivers is out on PS4, PS3, and Vita starting today, which means you get an obligatory launch trailer! Though, to credit Arrowhead, this is a launch trailer done right. No razzle-dazzle, all gameplay. Good stuff. As pointed out by Arrowhead co-founder Malin Hedström in his post on the ... Read More»
  • Playstation 3
  • Vita
Mortal Kombat X free-to-play card battler announced for iOS and Android devices
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Mortal Kombat X free-to-play card battler announced for iOS and Android devices

Mortal Kombat X is coming to mobile devices as a free-to-play card-battler, publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today. The mobile Mortal Kombat will complement its console and PC counterparts by unlocking unspecified content. The full-fledged fighters will, likewise, unlock stuff ’n’ junk in Mortal Kombat X’s card-crazed iOS and Android iterations. Mortal Kombat X ... Read More»
  • Mobile
Battlefield Hardline dev diary talks building a character-driven cop story
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Battlefield Hardline dev diary talks building a character-driven cop story

Battlefield Hardline‘s single-player campaign remains the most mysterious thing about Visceral’s cops-and-robbers spinoff, but a new dev diary helps shed a bit more light on what we can expect from a story perspective. Of course, much of it is the same vague talking points we’ve heard since the game was first announced—that it’s channeling cop ... Read More»
  • Playstation 3
  • Xbox 360
Amplitude reboot gets its first gameplay trailer, multiplayer modes revealed
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Amplitude reboot gets its first gameplay trailer, multiplayer modes revealed

Harmonix’s new Amplitude will introduce team play in its multiplayer, the developer revealed today alongside revival’s first gameplay trailer. According to art director Ryan Lesser in a post on the Playstation Blog, Amplitude will allow players to team up 2-on-2 or 3-on-1 in an effort to level the playing field if one player is notably ... Read More»
  • Playstation 3
Mortal Kombat X story trailer confirms several more fighters, livestream reveals brutalities
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Mortal Kombat X story trailer confirms several more fighters, livestream reveals brutalities

A new story-focused trailer for Mortal Kombat X released this morning by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios reveals several more kombatants. Starting off by showing Cassie Cage and her Special Forces unit talking to Sub-Zero at his Lin Kuei temple, it looks like Earthrealm quickly finds itself stuck in the middle of an Outworld ... Read More»
  • Playstation 3
  • Xbox 360
Far Cry 4: Valley of the Yetis DLC gets a trailer and release date
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Far Cry 4: Valley of the Yetis DLC gets a trailer and release date

Far Cry 4‘s next DLC pack, Valley of the Yetis, has been dated for March 10 in a new trailer. As you can see from the video, Valley of the Yetis is a sidestory to the main game that sees Ajay trapped by a helicopter crash in new snowy location populated by a seemingly insane ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Xeodrifter to explore PS4 and Vita this spring, already crash-landed on Steam
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Xeodrifter to explore PS4 and Vita this spring, already crash-landed on Steam

Renegade Kid’s bite-sized Metroidvania Xeodrifter is coming to PS4 and Vita this spring, the developer announced. The exploration-driven side-scrolling platformer also launched on Steam for Windows PC yesterday in two forms: a $9.99 base edition and a $14.99 Special Edition that includes the soundtrack and developer diary chronicling the construction of Renegade’s Ode to Metroid. ... Read More»
  • Vita
Watch Sony San Diego developers play a game of MLB 15: The Show
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Watch Sony San Diego developers play a game of MLB 15: The Show

If you’re a hardball fan interested in seeing how MLB 15: The Show is shaping up, Sony San Diego didn’t release a slick trailer or glossy screenshots yesterday. Instead, they delivered the experience directly to potential players. On a Twitch stream, developers Nick Livingston, Kirby St. John, Aaron Luke, Chris Gill, and Lance Leahy played an ... Read More»
  • Playstation 3
  • Vita
Tim Schafer says all Broken Age: Act 2 dialogue written, game in beta
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Tim Schafer says all Broken Age: Act 2 dialogue written, game in beta

Double Fine studio head Tim Schafer has updated players on the status of Broken Age: Act 2 in a video message, revealing that the game has entered beta and that all dialogue is “done, all caps, DONE.” “I just got back from a recording session with Elijah [Wood],” Schafer said in the update, “where we ... Read More»
  • Vita
Binding of Isaac DLC titled, detailed
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Binding of Isaac DLC titled, detailed

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth’s expansion will be called Afterbirth and will add a whole mess of new, creator and original designer Edmund McMillen revealed on the game’s website. Due out later this year, “hopefully around the middle” according to McMillen, Afterbirth “should easily extend the gameplay time” of Rebirth “by another 100-200 hours.” How? ... Read More»
  • Vita
Helldivers plunging onto PlayStation platforms March 3
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Helldivers plunging onto PlayStation platforms March 3

Arrowhead Game Studios’ top-down shooter Helldivers marches off to war on PS4, PS3, and Vita March 3, the developer announced today. Arrowhead, of course, best known for their first game, Magicka, but also maybe Gauntlet. Helldivers will be their first console project. I’m gettin’ a bit of a Starship Troopers vibe from the trailer. Not ... Read More»
  • Playstation 3
  • Vita
Koei Tecmo unveils Toukiden: Kiwami character trailer
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Koei Tecmo unveils Toukiden: Kiwami character trailer

If you’re into Monster Hunter–esque action-RPGs that take place in mysterious locales that resemble feudal Japan but somehow are not, Toukiden: Kiwami—an enhanced version of last year’s Toukiden: Age of Demons—may just be the game for you. And today, Koei Tecmo has unveiled a character trailer highlighting six of the folks you’ll meet in your ... Read More»
  • Vita
‘Steampunk cybercrime’ stealth-platformer The Swindle coming to consoles this year
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‘Steampunk cybercrime’ stealth-platformer The Swindle coming to consoles this year

Curve Digital is bringing Size Five Games’ steampunk cybercrime stealth-platformer The Swindle to consoles sometime this year. And for once, “consoles” includes Wii U! So good news, Nintendo supporters—you actually get something this year. I mean, besides a brand-new Zelda at some point. No release window given, unfortunately, but Curve did mention that it’ll be ... Read More»
  • Playstation 3
  • Xbox 360
OlliOlli 2 making-of video offers a look at the sequel’s new features
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OlliOlli 2 making-of video offers a look at the sequel’s new features

Roll7 has released a new making-of video for its upcoming side-scrolling skater sequel OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood. The video takes a behind-the-scenes look at the sequel and some of its “game-changing” features, such as manuals, which allow players to chain together massive combos, and a new HUD addition that shows the combo’s potential score ... Read More»
  • Vita