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Hunt: Showdown, Sea of Thieves and Warhammer: Chaosbane on Xbox Free Play Days

Free Play Days adds Hunt: Showdown, Sea of Thieves and Warhammer: Chaosbane for Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate this weekend.
A new lineup of free game trials have arrived for latest Xbox Free Play Days event to invite all members of Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate to have a full weekend of fun with a bunch of fan-favorite titles for a limited time.
Members can sign in to their account starting from September 17, 12:01 AM PDT and head over to Microsoft Store to get free access of Hunt: Showdown, Sea of Thieves and Warhammer: Chaosbane until September 20, 11:59 PM PDT.


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Tag along with a band of bounty hunters or go solo on your own to visit Louisiana swamps and banish hordes of nightmarish creatures for prize in competitive first-person shooter game Hunt: Showdown from developer/publisher Crytek.
A quirky pirate simulator by developer Rare Studio, 2018 action-adventure game Sea of Thieves invites you to its conte…

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Announced

Nintendo announces Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for Switch, upcoming prequel to Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Players are waiting for new updates on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel since its reveal during Nintendo Direct E3 2019 and there were rumors of its possible 2020 release even though no official release window was given.

In a surprise announcement, developer KOEI Tecmo Games and publisher Nintendo officially introduces upcoming hack and slash game Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, scheduled to arrive on November 20, 2020, for Nintendo Switch.


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KOEI Tecmo and Nintendo releases first official trailer for next Hyrule Warriors game titled Age of Calamity.




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Age of Calamity serves as a sequel to Hyrule Warriors and takes place a century before events of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Link will return t…

God of War Sequel Teased by Santa Monica Studio Dev

Santa Monica Studio developer hints for possible God of War sequel announcement at PS5 reveal event.

Going through a soft reboot, 2018 action-adventure game God of War from developer Santa Monica Studio and publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment debuted as a PlayStation 4-exclusive that sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

Shortly ahead of an anticipated reveal event for upcoming next-generation console PlayStation 5 on June 11, 2020, a recent Tweet from Santa Monica developer is hints at a possible announcement for next title in God of War series.


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After a rescheduling of PS5 reveal event has been revealed lately, God of War engineering lead and gameplay director Jeet Shroff went to Twitter, encouraging everyone to watch out for Sony's latest show, hinting at a major announcement.

There was a new job listing for gameplay camera designer to join GoW team back in March 2020. This is a further indication to God of War sequel being …

Nioh 2 Gets Photo Mode and New Missions

Team Ninja releases more action-packed missions and Photo Mode feature for PS4 masocore game Nioh 2.

It has been months since publisher Koei Tecmo Games in association with and Sony Interactive Entertainment released long-anticipated action role-playing PlayStation 4-exclusive game Nioh 2 that met with critical and commercial success.

After reaching a milestone of selling over one million units worldwide, Team Ninja revealed a release date for its first DLC expansion. Also, a free content update is rolled out adding new Guardian Spirit, missions, Photo Mode and more.


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First major feature of recent Update 1.09 will be Photo Mode for Nioh 2, which is a more than a simple add-on. There are a wide range of camera settings including image exposure, filters, gradation, lighting adjustments and others to explore.

Nine new missions that are comprised of several sub-missions and one Twilight mission were added as part of latest…

Diablo 2 Remaster Reportedly Coming in 2020

A remastered version of second Diablo game titled Diablo II: Resurrected is reportedly coming later this year.

Though majority of Diablo series fans are currently waiting for developer/publisher Blizzard Entertainment to release upcoming action role-playing hack and slash title Diablo IV soon, old-school fans are still hoping for a Diablo II remaster.

A recent report on French gaming site ActuGaming suggests that a high-definition remake of D2 titled Diablo II: Resurrected is currently being developed by Vicarious Visions, which is currently scheduled for fourth quarter of 2020 release.


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As for credibility of source, ActuGaming has previously reported on announcements of Diablo IV, Overwatch 2 and World of Warcraft: Shadowlands expansion shortly before they were officially revealed to public at BlizzCon 2019.

Vicarious Visions is an Activision subsidiary studio that has worked on Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and PC version of Destiny 2 ea…

NieR Replicant Remake Announced

Square Enix announces a remake for NieR Replicant to celebrate 10th anniversary of NieR franchise.

To celebrate 10th anniversary of action role-playing game series NieR in April, publisher Square Enix has announced a new version of NieR Replicant for PC via Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, in association with developer ToyLogic.

Before being revealed for modern systems lately as NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139, the game originally launched in Japan, for PlayStation 3, followed by a version for Xbox 360 in Japan and Western market that came out as NieR Gestalt.


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Square Enix released a teaser trailer lately, during a livestream ahead of series anniversary for next month.




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Instead of going for a high-definition remaster for current-gen consoles at this point, Square Enix has chosen to do a version up for Replicant. All of its original Japanese voice acting will be redone and a new character will be introduced.

Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time Announced

Adult Swim Games announces Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time to release on summer 2020 for all major platforms.

For many years, fans of action-adventure animated television series Samurai Jack have been clamoring for a fun-filled video game adaptation based on the popular animated show since 2004 action-adventure title Shadow of Aku.

In a surprised reveal today, developer Soleil Games and publisher Adult Swim Games has announced upcoming 3D hack and slash action game Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time, which is currently scheduled for a summer 2020 release.


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Adult Swim released an official trailer for Battle Through Time, briefly showcasing gameplay bits and its story.




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Battle Through Time takes place before Jack fights against Aku for one last time in 2017 series finale of Season 5. During his quest, he will band together with many allies and come across old enemie…

Nioh 2 Last Chance Free Trial

Team Ninja offers another shot at their upcoming dark samurai adventure title Nioh 2 in Last Chance Trial.

Only a month away from release, upcoming action role-playing PlayStation 4-exclusive title Nioh 2 from developer studios Koei Tecmo Games and Team Ninja has already showed off gameplay footage and revealed story bits.

Ahead of launch on March 13, 2020, players are offered a Last Chance Trial that doesn't even require a PlayStation Plus subscription. Starting from February 28, this limited time demo will go live and will be available until March 1, 2020.


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If you have participated in early Open Beta program and taken notes, your chances of survival may improve. Powered with ability of summoning Yokai beasts and wielding Switchglaive weapon in combat are only a few useful tools.

This trial picks three missions to put your fighting skills into test against legion of deadly creatures. Though no game progress will be transferred from demo to main game on …