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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane Second Closed Beta Live Now

Build your party and jump into second Closed Beta of Warhammer: Chaosbane to slay hordes of daemonic force.

Upcoming action role-playing game Warhammer: Chaosbane from developer Eko Software and publisher Bigben Interactive is set on the Old World of Warhammer fictional high fantasy universe and about to enter a new Closed Beta.

The game is currently scheduled to launch worldwide at June 4 on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Players interested to participate in ongoing second Closed Beta program has to pre-order any edition of Chaosbane for their preferred platform.

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Warhammer: Chaosbane Second Closed Beta Live Now

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Take a look at fantasy battle scenarios Chaosbane has to offer in their second Closed Beta program, live now.




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Player characters begin their quest to find out a source of attack by Dark Gods after Emperor Magnus the Pious is cursed. To reach out to the root of this crisis and end it for good, a group of heroes have to take on a path of slaying demon hordes.

Expect a wide plethora of monstrous enemies to come at you on command of a different Chaos God as you make progress in-game. Then there are some equally fun boss battles to challenge your growing skills and harden you as a warrior.

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Starting from April 18, today, you can team up with your friends by picking up any from Dwarf Slayer, Empire Soldier, High Elf Mage and Wood Elf Waywatcher classes to build your party for some rampaging action until April 24, 2019.

Going solo against Chaos hordes is an option for sure but facing them in local or online co-op is a much better experience. With all four classes are now open to try out in battle, you should not hold back from picking your preferred hero character.

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Warhammer Meets Diablo

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With a level cap set for 25, players will venture among Nuln in first act and the city of Praag for second act. This is a reworked dungeon crawling take on Warhammer universe by Eko Software that showers you with armor pieces and weapons loot.

Aside from granting access to Closed Beta, Standard Edition of Warhammer: Chaosbane offers you 4 legendary helmets and an XP boost. Both Digital Deluxe Edition and Magnus Edition give you the same and then some more stuff to enjoy.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Joker DLC Release Date

Persona 5 character Joker is coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on April 17 and Spring Update 3.0 on April 19.

It was announced a day before crossover fighting game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was launched worldwide on Nintendo Switch that Joker from popular JRPG title Persona 5 will join the roster very soon as first DLC fighter.

When this news was revealed at The Game Awards 2018, neither developer Bandai Namco nor publisher Nintendo gave us any definitive date of his arrival but now we have an official release date along with a few other interesting news.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Joker DLC Release Date

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A brand-new video has been released on YouTube channel for Nintendo that details all that is coming to Ultimate.




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So, Joker is coming to SSB Ultimate as game's 76th fighter included in Challenger Pack 1 and this Phantom Thief will be packed with his unique moveset inspired by P5 other than a gun, a knife and grappling hook to latch onto edges of stages.

While fighting his opponents, he can summon his persona, Arsene to lend an extra hand with powerful moves by filling up Rebellion Gauge that takes his down special defense move Rebel's Guard to put up, which also deflects incoming damages.

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Joker Summons Arsene

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For those who were hoping for his fellow Phantom Thieves to appear in some sort of cameo, there is a Final Smash attack called "All-Out Attack" for him to perform where they all show up to collectively beat up the rival player on stage.

Coming on April 17, Challenger pack 1 is priced $5.99 or you can always purchase Fighter Pass for $24.99 only. Although there are no Echo Fighters within the DLC, it offers themed stage Mementos and several iconic music tracks from previous Persona games.

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Persona Themed Stage Mementos

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This 15-minute long video details a lot about Joker and upcoming Spring Update 3.0 that is about to add some free content such as new video editor to share videos online and Stage Builder to create custom stages as they please.

Now that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has finally added up these features, not only players can replay and share their videos with each other, they can download recommended stages to and jump into those arenas to test them out.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Mortal Kombat 11 Adds Kitana

Princess of Edenia, Kitana is drafted by NetherRealm Studios for an all-new reveal trailer of Mortal Kombat 11.

Fans of Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise by developer NetherRealm Studios and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment are eagerly waiting for its latest installment Mortal Kombat 11 to arrive soon on Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Ever since the announcement was made, there has been a series of trailer showcasing character reveal and gameplay footage but what everyone has been looking forward to is lady Kitana to join MK11 roster and here she comes.

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Mortal Kombat 11 Adds Kitana

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In her official reveal trailer, Kitana faces off D'Vorah in a deadly encounter that highlights both of their move sets.




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As her royal slaves carries her into arena, she straight out jumps into battle against Hive Queen of Arnyek to unleash some of her deadly classic moves and few of them are borrowed from evil twin sister Mileena for the time being.

Her overall appearance has gone through some major changes just like every other fellow characters joining MK11 and in spite of exposing much of her, this 10,000 years old Princess looks stunning in a much conserve outfit nevertheless.

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Mortal Kombat 11 Adds D'Vorah

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D'Vorah pulls up some tricks by stabbing her opponent with pincers and lifting her above ground to release a swarm of bugs on her. Even after her defeat, the female Kytinn leaves behind a colonial bug offspring that fights on her behalf.

Exchanging a lot of blows eventually comes to an end as Edenian royalty delivers a Fatal Blow to crush D'Vorah on ground to finish off with a gruesome Fatality that involves those Steel Fans spinning like a pair of buzz saw cutting the winged insectoid in pieces.

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Kitana actually debuted against Scorpion in an absolutely stunning official TV spot cinematic a week before this reveal.




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From her debut back in Mortal Kombat II, Kitana has become a recurring character throughout MK series, which is why her appearance in newest series entry was not a surprise to anyone but was a question of when all along.

We are still crossing our fingers here hoping for Mileena to be included in Mortal Kombat 11 at the last minute, because that will make things interesting and fans will get to see some heated exchange between the sisters and some new moves.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

God Eater 3 Coming to Nintendo Switch

Defeat the Ash Aragami anytime and anywhere when God Eater 3 comes to Nintendo Switch on July 12, 2019.

After releasing third installment of God Eater action role-playing hack and slash game series God Eater 3 back in early February for PC and PlayStation 4, publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment decided to bring it on Nintendo Switch.

With an official release date set for July 12, 2019, they even dropped a trailer showcasing how it would feel like on next-gen Nintendo console, something that developer Marvelous First Studio hinted possibility of during initial launch.

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God Eater 3 Coming to Nintendo Switch

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Witness this promo trailer of how slaying Ash Aragami on the go will feel like when it will arrive on Switch within a few months.




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Heading over to Nintendo hybrid Switch after debuting on modern gaming platforms is a great step that would let everyone jump into monster slaying business anytime and anywhere, be it alone or in a group of friends together.

GE3 is mostly focused team-based play where four-player can join in regular co-op mode aside from experiencing eight-player Assault missions online. It also employs new gameplay mechanics including range of customization to have varied outcomes.

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Player character is a member of an elite group who call themselves God Eaters, wielding a variety of transformable weapons knows as God Arcs and can also use special Burst Arts attacks at times to take down terrifying beasts that threaten our planet.

Switch version of God Eater 3 comes along with exclusive Tales of Vesperia-themed costumes hair styles of Yuri and Estelle as pre-order bonus, provided via a download code. All they need to do is announce an Xbox One version to come later this year.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Mortal Kombat 11 Adds Kollector

In a brand-new reveal trailer of Mortal Kombat 11, a proud servant of Shao Kahn named the Kollector makes his debut.

We are less than a month away from developer NetherRealm Studios and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment finally releasing Mortal Kombat 11 on April 23, 2019 for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Many fan-favorites and series regulars are making their comeback for this upcoming 2.5D fighting game with some newcomers dropping in and one such addition is a being named Kollector from Outworld empire.

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Mortal Kombat 11 Adds Kollector

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MK11 introduces a new fighter who is a cunning jewel collecting creature that would rip off anyone who opposes him.




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Kollector is a four-armed green skinned male of Naknada race with a similar appearance like first Mortal Kombat game sub-boss character Goro. He pledged his alliance to Outworld warlord Shao Kahn and serves his interest.

His combat moves and attributes are displayed in a not so long clip against Baraka, Kotal Kahn and Raiden. Following their initial exchange he unleashes a barrage of attack against the Tarkatan mutant with blades and Chakram.

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He then briefly tackles Osh-Tekk warrior and the eternal God of Thunder while displaying more of his mystical move sets. Kollector delivers a Fatal Blow to Baraka by beating him down and heavily stabbing him in back before cutting the throat of his rival.

His Fatality kicks the poor barbarian down to ground as he keeps tearing body parts to collect limbs that he liked such as heart and head. When he is done looting his deceased opponent, the Fatality ends with him slamming his arms onto a now headless corpse.

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Right after MK11 Closed Beta has ended on consoles; a brand-new reveal has come to light and it looks promising. Since the game intends to launch with 25 characters (except probably Kronika), there is at least one character left to introduce yet.

Though we heard many rumor about Mortal Kombat 11 before it was announced at The Game Awards 2018, NetherRealm took their time and now is supplying us with a steady dose of character reveal trailers every now and then.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Ubisoft Cancelled Starlink Physical Toys

Due to poor sales numbers, Ubisoft decides to cancel production of physical toys for action game Starlink: Battle for Atlas.

2018 action-adventure release Starlink: Battle for Atlas from developer/publisher Ubisoft has launched on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, introducing a toys-to-life concept that is connected to gameplay elements.

Though it managed to secure approval of critics and fans in general, the game somehow still underperforms in marketplaces according to a recent production update and thus, halting further production of physical toys by Ubisoft.

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Ubisoft Cancelled Starlink Physical Toys

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Battle for Atlas focuses on a group of heroic interstellar pilots who mostly explore through the vastness of Atlas star system, come across different species to recruit into your crew for fighting alien threats and stop evil Grax from taking over.

Purchasing of Starlink toys let players assemble powerful starships or customize ship components that are vital to both land and space-based combat. Several Pilot Packs are there to include more playable characters into your roster.

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Switch version of Starlink has exclusive access to Fox McCloud character of Star Fox series featuring unique missions. He comes with his Arwing starship whereas PS4 and Xbox version gets Zenith starship and three different weapons within a Starter Pack.

Even though players were quite supportive of toys-to-life and the game itself, sales numbers have yet failed to meet their overall expectations. Therefore, the studio had to stop making any additional physical toys for upcoming Spring update or in future.

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Starlink: Battle for Atlas Starter Edition

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Of course this decision may come as disappointing to many fans since toys-to-life elements were one of the key selling point for Starlink. However, people shouldn't be surprised when a Starter Pack would cost them $74.99, which more than a usual AAA-title.

Plus, it saw a price drop down to $35 only two months after release that clearly indicated sales was not going good. It was a risky move for Ubisoft when other franchise like Disney Infinity and LEGO Dimensions were having a decline in sales.

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Although development team would not be making any more toys from now on, they sure would still continue to roll out more Starlink content to expand this open-world game to support back their dedicated player community.

Announced back in Nintendo Direct February 2019, Starlink: Battle for Atlas would receive its biggest update till date in April, which will make Falco Lombardi, Peppy Hare and Slippy Toad playable with their unique pilot abilities.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Adds Alcatraz Blackout Map

New Alcatraz map comes to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 today on PS4 with a month of free access to Blackout on all platforms.

Latest entry in long-running Call of Duty first-person shooter franchise, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 from developer Treyarch and publisher Activision is showing no sign of slowing down anytime soon while managing to keep up their player base as well.

A Battle Royale mode introduced for this popular multiplayer shooter called Blackout has been giving tough competition to similar games from the genre since launch and a brand-new map Alcatraz is debuting for the titular mode.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Adds Alcatraz Blackout Map

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A reveal trailer for brand-new Alcatraz quickly goes through highlights of the map that is a new addition to CoD: BO4.




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Black Ops 4 owners on PlayStation 4 can jump right in to experience the thrill of multiplayer deathmatch in newest standalone Blackout map Alcatraz. However, players on PC and Xbox One will have to wait for a later date to barge in on April 9.

Aside from main Battle Royale map, Alcatraz is based on co-op Zombies mode map "Mob of the Dead" from Call of Duty: Black Ops II, which is situated on titular prison island and designed to emphasize more on close-quarter combats.

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Close Combat Warfare

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Players are dropped from above to gear up for taking down enemies waiting right above each corner to get the drop on them. Prepare for any sudden frenzy of firefight as you and your teammates are busy collecting items within these prison ground.

Because there are less place to roam around, conflicts will be shorter than usual and end faster than you expect as there are no time to form a long-term plan. So, better keep a prying eye on those dockside, jail cells, warehouses and yards for anyone sneaking.

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Intense Blackout Action

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Near guaranteed victories can turn into defeat in split-seconds if you are not careful enough when you are at this dig or make a wrong move for there is more dense number of rivals prowling in tighter spaces, which favors every odd against you.

Outside of the prison tower, there are places like a temporary helipad, a powerhouse, few apartment blocks, many abandoned mobile medical units, tents and warehouses to hide for cover but none too secure to stay for long though.

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Look Out for Zombies

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Blackout Free Access
Also, try not to miss out the fact that Blackout is free for all on PC, PS4 and Xbox One from April 2 and access will last until April 30, for a thrilling multiplayer experience for anyone interested in trying out the last-man-standing shooter mode.

So, buckle up to play Solo or Duos and Quads with your friends online and run through both maps with all weapon updates for an entire month and in case if you choose to purchase CoD: BO4 after that, your progress will surely be carried thorough.

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Blackout Mode Free Access

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Scouting through Alcatraz is a complete different scenario than it was on original Blackout map and therefore, you must consider equipment and items that you usually left behind like the Grapple Gun and watch out for those flesh-eating Zombies.

Starting from today, Treyarch brings you a fully action-packed Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 ride with free Blackout mode, offering a glimpse of the chaotic environment of Battle Royale that comes with newly added map Alcatraz and features.

No Man's Sky VR Comes to PlayStation and Steam

With upcoming free update Beyond expansion, VR support is coming to No Man's Sky in Summer 2019.

Despite having a rocky launch on PC and PlayStation 4, 2016 action-adventure survival game No Man's Sky from developer/publisher Hello Games have worked out most of their issues via series of updates by the time it came to Xbox One platform.

Features promised for a multiplayer mode is eventually introduced and upcoming Beyond update intends to let players delve into virtual reality, which is getting support of PlayStation VR and Steam VR other than getting a separate mode.

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No Man's Sky VR Comes to PlayStation and Steam

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According to recent announcement from State of Play live-stream, VR is going to be a bigger part of upcoming free NMS expansion Beyond, which is designed to change online play in a major way when it arrives in Summer 2019.

Every tools and upgrades you have gathered so far will all be present and players will not be left out without their trusty Terrain Manipulator. Extensive work was put to build an interface that works well with dual PS Move motion controllers.

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Browsing through quick menu and other standard options by pointing your arm is part of its control mechanics and you can always use teleportation-based controls to move in close proximity but don't forget to adjust your direction before doing that.

Multiplayer is mostly comprised of player interactions and this large-scale update will make that aspect more MMO-like but one without micro-transactions. Aside from a PlayStation Plus membership to play on Sony console, players will not need any subscription.

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Climb into Virtual Cockpit

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Although scheduled to release on all available platforms, Beyond comes with a special retail version exclusive to PS4, containing the base game that includes all updates released by studio till date and of course the upcoming VR support.

Hello Games continuing to deliver frequent updates like Abyss, Visions and overhauling entire experience with NEXT in 2018 was only part of a larger plan to make an ever-expanding open-world universe within No Man's Sky to step into multitude of directions.