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Friday, June 19, 2020

UFC 4 Leaked by Official Source

Electronic Arts is planning to reveal EA Sports UFC 4 at upcoming UFC 251 event, according to official source.

A few days ago, publisher Electronic Arts has wrapped up EA Play 2020 event by showcasing games like It Takes Two, Star Wars: Squadrons, Madden NFL 21 and more, except for series such as Battlefield, Dead Space and UFC.

EA Sports UFC has become one of their top-tier fighting game annually released since 2014 and though there has not been any official announcement yet, upcoming EA Sports mixed martial arts fighting game UFC 4 got leaked online.

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UFC 4 Leaked by Official Source

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Seeing EA not revealing UFC series this year, many players started assuming whether they are going to push back the series for a while. It turns out that EA actually wanted to announce next installment of EA Sports UFC on a later date.

UFC 4 will soon be revealed during UFC 251 event in Abu Dhabi, according to a recent post from official Instagram account of UFC Russia, which came out as a regular advertisement on social media handle and not an accidental leak.

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Below is a post from UFC Russia that has "EA Sports UFC 4 Official Reveal" cited at its bottom left corner.



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After two years of waiting since EA Sports UFC 3 came out, EA has finally decided to reveal UFC 4 following a scheduled Pay Per View fight between Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and Muslim Salikhov at UFC 251, on July 11, 2020.

Given their timing, EA Sports UFC 4 may arrive by the end of 2020 for last-gen consoles. However, previous series trend suggests a release window in first half of a year, hinting at possible next-gen release (or cross-gen) set for 2021.

Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition Free Now

WB Games is offering DC superhero brawler Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition for free on PC, PS4 and Xbox until June 26.

Assembling a roster of finest heroes and villains from DC Comics, developer NetherRealm Studios created a parallel alternate universe for 2.5D fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us, which follows a narrative-driven campaign.

For a limited time, NetherRealm is giving away free copies of Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition on PC via Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox 360 platforms, which you can add to your online collection anytime before June 26, 2020.

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Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition Free Now

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After being tricked by The Joker in a twisted plot, Superman end up killing Lois Lane and it destroys Metropolis in a nuclear explosion. Driven mad from his loss, Big Blue kills off Clown Price of Crime and becomes a ruthless tyrant.

Some members of Justice League and villains joined his totalitarian side while others were killed for opposing his idea. Batman creates an Insurgency to fight against this "One Earth Regime" with heroes from a parallel universe for a war.

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Players on Xbox One can enjoy it through backward compatibility after claiming it from Xbox 360 store. Injustice follows a gameplay mechanic similar to 2011 rebooted Mortal Kombat from publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

Although there has been no official announcement of Injustice Ultimate Edition free giveaway, WB is probably trying to promote upcoming "Fandome" event on August 22, where WB Games is likely to reveal Batman: Court of Owls game.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Ark: Survival Evolved and Samurai Shodown Collection Free on Epic Store Now

Epic Store is giving away PC version of Ark: Survival Evolved and Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection for this week.

A previously leaked game before Epic MEGA Sale was not given out by Epic Games last week in their freebie offering due to internal complications but Epic Games Store has returned with a brand-new lineup of free games for PC platform.

Epic Store ongoing giveaway has included ARK: Survival Evolved and SamSho NeoGeo Collection for PC this week that are available now for anyone to add to their online library with a free account before June 18, 8:00 AM PT/10:00 AM EDT.

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Ark: Survival Evolved and Samurai Shodown Collection Free on Epic Store Now

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ARK puts you on a mysterious island where you are to survive in a hostile world by building, hunting and scavenging. There are many primitive beings, even dinosaurs that you can try to kill or tame as you strive for total dominance.

Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection collects first five mainline titles from Samurai Shodown franchise that includes Samurai Shodown V Special and Samurai Shodown V Perfect, a never-before released updated version of fifth game.

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SamSho V Perfect features similar gameplay elements as SamSho V Special but players get to experience new story elements and endings. NeoGeo Collection is a definitive bundle to put all of titular sword-based fighting classic titles together.

Epic Games Store has already announced their upcoming freebie titles for next week, which are 2019 turn-based strategy game Pathway from Robotality and 2017 strategy role-playing game The Escapists 2 from Mouldy Toof Studios.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection Announced

SNK announces to launch Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection bundle for PC, PS4 and Switch very soon.

Returning to sword-based fighting genre after a decade of absence, developer/publisher SNK Corporation launched latest installment of Samurai Shodown game series for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, awaiting release on Nintendo Switch.

Last year, a compilation of Samurai Shodown series was officially announced by SNK during PAX East 2019. Fast-forward to 2020, Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection has finally been revealed recently to release soon for Switch, PC and PS4.

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Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection Announced

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SNK is teaming up with Digital Eclipse to port mainline Samurai Shodown games to modern gaming platforms.




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SamSho NeoGeo Collection adds all six games from original franchise including a never-before released seventh title. An updated version of fifth series entry, Samurai Shodown V Perfect will be making its debut with brand-new content.

Each of these titles features online versus battle mode to play Ranked Match with someone of your skill level or enjoy Casual Match. You can also invite someone you know online to engage in Challenge Friend mode for a friendly fight.

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There is a museum section with concept arts, design documents and video interviews from development phase. Its impressive collection of over 200 soundtracks played via in-game music player ensures to deliver a definitive experience.

Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection is set to launch on PC via Epic Games Store on June 11 as a weekly free giveaway. Steam release is scheduled for June 18, followed by Nintendo eShop and PlayStation Store launch on July 28, 2020.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Jump Force Shoto Todoroki DLC Release Date

Shoto Todoroki from My Hero Academia anime is joining Characters Pass 2 of Jump Force on May 26, 2020.

Assembling biggest names in anime history, crossover fighting game Jump Force by developer Spike Chunsoft and publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment already added several post-launch DLC characters and continues to add more.

Back in April, Bandai Namco announces Shoto Todoroki from My Hero Academia to join five characters roster in Characters Pass 2. It was revealed today that Todoroki will arrive on May 26 for all and on May 22 for Season Pass 2 owners.

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Jump Force Shoto Todoroki DLC Release Date

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Shoto is a fan-favorite character to join an impressive roster of Jump Force with his "Half-Cold, Half-Hot" persona. He is the fourth recruit from My Hero Academia manga series following All Might, Izuku "Deku" Midoriya and Katsuki Bakugo.

Those who purchased Character Pass 2 for $17.99 on any platform will get early access to all included DLC characters prior launch. Players can also choose to buy Todoroki or any other fighters of their choice individually for $3.99 only.

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Shoto Todoroki is armed with ice and fire-based moves and he can create shards of ice or scorching flame to attack any opponents. His appearance will highlight upcoming Season 5 of My Hero Academia that was announced last month.

Bandai Namco continues to support Jump Force through a series of DLC releases, adding more fighters from Shōnen Jump universe. A planned release for a Nintendo Switch version of the game is currently scheduled for later this year.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Gameplay Reveal

NetherRealm reveals brand-new gameplay footage for Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath, out on May 26, 2020.

Only a week ago, developer NetherRealm Studios and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has officially announced upcoming paid DLC expansion pack Aftermath and new fighters for 2.5D fighting game Mortal Kombat 11.

Aftermath is set to arrive on May 26, 2020, for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, serving as a story addition. NetherRealm just revealed a full-length gameplay trailer in anticipation of its release by end of this month.

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Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Gameplay Reveal

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A lengthy gameplay trailer of Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath is revealed showcasing moves of new Kombatants.




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Kick-starting right after MK11 final boss battle, Aftermath DLC debuts of two returning series character; Shokan warrior Sheeva, God of Wind Fujin and cybernetic cop from a distant future, officer Alex Murphy AKA Robocop from 80's movie.

Though story premise of Aftermath may not suit Robocop much, players are still very much intrigued to see how everyone's favorite android police character plays out and eventually fares against greatest protectors of Earthrealm.

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Often assisted by peacekeeping machine ED-209, majority of RoboCop's moves are mostly shooting-based including Fatality and Krushing Blows. Fujin specializes in aerial attacks and Sheeva excels in stomping over her opponents.

Just like any other guest fighters, RoboCop had a gray suit in first film and it was much bluer in RoboCop 2. MK11: Aftermath expansion will feature both of them to choose from and a Cyber Ninja RoboCop variant, which is NetherRealm version.

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RoboCop in Mortal Kombat 11

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Mortal Kombat 11 has already added The Joker from DC Comics and Terminator T-800 from The Terminator franchise. RoboCop is their latest inclusion to DLC character roster from non-Mortal Kombat media for upcoming Kombat Pack 2.

When Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath finally launches, how these fighters interact with existing roster will be worth looking forward to. Purchasing early on PS4 gets you a free MK11 dynamic theme of Raiden and Liu Kang as pre-order bonus.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath DLC Announced

NetherRealm Studios announces paid DLC expansion Aftermath for Mortal Kombat 11, coming May 26.

A year after releasing 2.5D fighting game Mortal Kombat 11, developer NetherRealm Studios and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is finally ready to explore next chapter of through additional post-launch DLC content.

After a brief tease for release of an upcoming paid expansion, NetherRealm has announced Aftermath DLC today featuring brand-new cinematic story, new fighter characters and skin packs, set to arrive on May 26 for all platforms.

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Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath DLC Announced

WARNING: THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS POTENTIAL SPOILERS FOR MORTAL KOMBAT 11.

Latest official trailer for MK11 takes a twisted turn and expands its critically acclaimed story campaign.




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Story mode for Mortal Kombat 11 leads to collision of many different timelines due to intervention from Kronika, keeper of time. Raiden merges with revenant form of Liu Kang, becoming Fire God Liu Kang to thwart her evil plan.

After she is defeated in battle, Liu Kang gains control over sands of time and intends to restore history alongside a now-mortal Raiden. From here on, MK11 story expansion Aftermath kick-starts with a new twist that no one has foreseen.

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Before they could precede, Fujin, Nightwolf and Shang Tsung show up from a portal warning him to stop. Kept as Kronika's prisoners, they are freed upon her demise and now came to warn Liu Kang before he unknowingly dooms everyone.

During his fight with Kronika, her Crown of Souls was shattered by Liu Kang and an attempt to restart history without it will destroy her Hourglass and all reality as well unless they retrieve it from Shang Tsung's island before she can take it.

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A recurring villain and sub-boss in Mortal Kombat history; Shang Tsung has made a surprise return for Kombat Pack DLC and reprised by actor Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, who portrayed the character in 1995 live-action Mortal Kombat movie.

Newest addition of Kombatants includes returning character Fujin, who is God of Wind wielding a signature crossbow and sword. Making his debut in Mortal Kombat 4, he can walk on and command air to use it against his rivals in a fight.

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Kombat Pack 2 Revealed

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Also joining in latest roster is Sheeva, a multilimbed Shokan warrior of pure brute force to decimate her opponents, followed by iconic cybernetic police officer, Alex Murphy AKA Robocop from a dystopian futuristic Detroit City.

Similar to Hiroyuki Tagawa, actor Peter Weller (Dexter, Sons of Anarchy) is reviving his character from 1987 action film RoboCop. All three newly revealed DLC fighters will be part of next Kombat Pack instead of individual release.

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In a free update on Aftermath DLC release, Mortal Kombat 11 players will receive four new stages; Dead Pool, Kronika's Keep, RetroKade and Soul Chamber. NetherRealm dev team is bringing back Friendships and Stage Fatalities.

Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath story DLC is priced $39.99 only, bundled with Kombat Pack 2 characters and currently available for pre-order on Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One to get Eternal Klash skin pack as bonus.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Bleeding Edge, Madden NFL 20 and Naruto Ninja Storm 4 on Xbox Free Play Days

Free Play Days to add Bleeding Edge, Madden NFL 20 and Naruto Shippuden Storm 4 for Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate members this weekend.

In latest array of games for Xbox Free Play Days event, members of Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate are going to have a blast with some great titles on Xbox One consoles to beat the boredom they get from staying indoors.

Starting off at April 23, 12:01 AM PDT, get your hands on to Bleeding Edge, Madden NFL 20 and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 throughout this weekend by heading straight over to Microsoft Store before April 26, 11:59 PM PDT.

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Bleeding Edge, Madden NFL 20 and Naruto Ninja Storm 4 on Xbox Free Play Days

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Online team brawler game Bleeding Edge is a recent release from developer Ninja Theory and publisher Xbox Game Studios that pits a wide selection of enhanced cybernetic fighters into brutal 4v4 matches within a futuristic setting.

With a few tweaking of same old features, developer/publisher Electronic Arts presents Madden NFL 20, latest release of American football game series, which is currently free to play for a weekend to celebrate recent NFL draft.

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An improvement over previous series installments, fighting game Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 from developer CyberConnect2 and publisher Bandai Namco is considered one of the best Anime and Manga adaptations out there.

When this trail weekend period of Xbox Free Play Days is finally over but you want to keep playing and carry over progress, simply purchase these titles for a deep discount using your Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership.