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Sunday, August 4, 2019

Soulcalibur 6 Adds Cassandra and Haohmaru

Bandai Namco brings back Cassandra for Soulcalibur VI and adding Haohmaru from Samurai Shodown in Season 2.

Up until now, weapon-based fighting game franchise Soulcalibur from developer/publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment made a successful comeback in 2018 with Soulcalibur VI, which is reboot to its long-running series.

Recently at EVO 2019 grand finals, game producer Motohiro Okubo took to stage revealing return of series veteran Cassandra Alexandra and adding surprise guest character, Haohmaru from iconic Samurai Shodown game series.

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Soulcalibur 6 Adds Cassandra and Haohmaru

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Players can unlock weapons and new story mission for Cassandra when she becomes available on August 5.




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Cassandra is younger sister to Sophitia and has been a recurring playable fighter character after debuting back in Soulcalibur II. Also known as The Valiant Princess, she last appeared in Soulcalibur IV and coming back within a few days.

A DLC character for Season Pass, Cassandra retains her old fighting style using a deadly combination of her sword and shield to attack. A new gameplay system will be introduced from Season 2 but more on that would be revealed in future.

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Season Pass 2 would of course add new downloadable content and Haohmaru, a legendary ronin samurai comes on board as a guest fighter. It appears that his reputation precedes him from his own franchise to other fighting games.

Very first among four bonus characters, Haohmaru is ready to cross paths with warriors of another world in his eternal quest to become the greatest warrior of them all and he will not hold back his furious sword for anyone.

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In latest reveal trailer for upcoming Season 2, Haohmaru shows-off his brief appearance before joining to Soulcalibur roster.




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There were speculations that Bandai Namco may add Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII or Kratos from God of War in future but the famed swordsman become their latest pick after making a comeback through Samurai Shodown 2019.

Fighting game lovers can easily dip their toes into Soulcalibur VI, which is now available to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Whether you are willing to enjoy fighting on solo or online, there is much to explore and unpack.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Watch Dogs: Legion E3 2019 Reveal

Ubisoft premiers Watch Dogs: Legion at E3 2019 event with gameplay footage and a release date set for 2020.

There has been rumor out there for long that developer/publisher Ubisoft was working on a new installment of Watch Dogs game from their popular action-adventure series, which got leaked by Amazon and then officially confirmed.

A worldwide reveal event at E3 2019 for upcoming open-world hacking adventure game Watch Dogs: Legion was announced. Ubisoft press conference gave us an introduction, gameplay video and an official release date of March 6, 2020.

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Watch Dogs: Legion E3 2019 Reveal

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An official world premiere trailer from stage of E3 gives you an exclusive first-look at story premise of WDL.




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We already know Legion is set in post-Brexit era of London city that has completely become a futuristic dystopia through a leaked retailer listing from last week. Citizens become second class following drastic change in politics and technology.

What we know was how almost everyone and everything was under constant surveillance network but what we didn't know was that society is taken over by corrupt private military organization and there are killer drones.

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A resistance is formed by secret hactivist group DedSec, who makes their awaited return and player goes out to recruit various NPCs each one with different attributes and skills from open-world streets of London to join their collective.

One of your fellow citizens passing by could be a former MI5 operative, a prominent hacker or a grandma who used to be a professional assassin. Their unique set of skills will often be key to complete various mission objectives at hand.

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Recruit Your Resistance

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You may need to pick someone expert in combat who can punch his way out of trouble or good at infiltration to get in places harder to reach. Getting a doctor within your group can benefit all of your team members with health buff.

Though often seem as random, their character traits are distinct and you can literally pick up anyone from in-game world to recruit into your fold. However, none of them will join DedSec immediately and you have to approach them each in different ways.

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Players can amass up to 20 rebel members from entire populace to join them and you can switch between them at any time to properly employ their diverse talents. Plus, leveling up your crew earns them extra perks and necessary adjustments.

If you get into a situation and get knocked up, you can either keep fighting or surrender. There is a permadeath system, which means you are out if you go down but if you are sent to jail, at least another DedSec member can bail you out.

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E3 2019 has also brought us a gameplay walkthrough of Legion for a detailed outlook of how things are played out.




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Ubisoft has planned out a very ambitious gameplay system for WDL by taking their time where hacking your way through London is the only way to get by since civil liberties have been trampled long ago and your rights means nothing.

Aside from arriving on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One at launch, Watch Dogs: Legion will also be available on Google Stadia. A city full of recruits opens up possibilities of near-limitless different outcomes and we can't wait to see how that works.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Hollow Knight: Silksong Revealed

Following the success of Hollow Knight, indie studio Team Cherry has recently revealed a sequel titled Silksong.

Originally started its journey as a Kickstarter campaign in 2014 for classic 2D adventure, Hollow Knight has turned out to be a universally acclaimed Metroidvania video game from Australian developer/publisher studio Team Cherry.

Following release, the title received several major content update for free and while they were working on another of their post-launch expansions, it eventually outgrew from its original scope and turned out to be a potential sequel titled Hollow Knight: Silksong.

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Hollow Knight: Silksong Revealed

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Team Cherry has officially revealed Silksong via a brand-new trailer that offer a brief glimpse into what players are getting into.




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Previously appearing on HK as a lethal hunter and a self-proclaimed protector of Hallownest, Hornet came into way of the titular insectoid Knight more than once and now has finally become a playable character on her own game.

She was always intended to go on her solo adventure set in a new world but they realized too late that it has outsized to be just a downloadable content anymore and the decided to make it a sequel with bosses, enemies and quests for fans.

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Adventure of Hornet

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To learn more about what is going on behind the scene, be sure to watch the developer diary by lead designers Ari Gibson and William Pellen below.




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Even though no official date of release is set yet, developers are currently planning to bring the sequel for Linux, Mac, PC and Nintendo Switch platforms with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions are to follow later at some point.

Also, Kickstarter backers of original Hollow Knight will receive Hollow Knight: Silksong for free upon release and those who have pledged them with more than AU $10 can even select Switch their preferred platform instead of PC.

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Persona 5 R Revealed

Developer Atlus reveals Persona 5 R as their next project for 2019 but says nothing about a Nintendo Switch version.

At The Game Awards 2018, immediately after the announcement of the Joker of role-playing game Persona 5 being added to crossover fighting game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, fans coming theorizing that the game may see a Nintendo Switch version release.

Then developer/publisher Atlus proceeded registrations for P5R.jp domain to fan the flame until Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai took a trip to their HQ. Right before stepping into 2019, they teased for a new project in works.

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Persona 5 R Revealed

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Just have a look at this recently dropped trailer on YouTube by the company which doesn't tell much other than playing over the mystery of what comes next.




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Yup, that's it. Nothing much but a date for next year following the PlayStation logo over its iconic blue screen and then comes the line "Take Your Heart" a on a red background with a voiceover before revealing the date to be just March 2019.

Aside from clearly hinting that they are working on something, the developers didn't say much for now and chose to keep everyone in the dark. The trailer also confirmed that the domain that was registered earlier is activated and belong to this new project now.

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However, the meaning behind that "R" still remains a mystery to all and we cannot help but wonder it is a nod to "Remake" or "Remaster" for Nintendo Switch maybe? We don't know that for certain but our bet is fans of the handheld console would wish it was.

Then again, why would a port for Switch would then show up with a PlayStation logo in the first place? Since the original Persona 5 was released on both PS3 and PS4, a release on the Sony console shouldn't be much surprising at all. We all have to wait until March 2019 is here.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Adds Kage

A brand-new character Kage joins the roster of Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition for Season 4 from December 16.

After the Arcade Edition of fan-favorite fighting game Street Fighter V released for PC and PlayStation 4 earlier this year, developer/publisher Capcom had a great run with it and professional players on many tournaments and fans loved it.

To show appreciation to the community folks, they have created a brand-new character named Kage out of the shadow of Satsui no Hado, the evil force that is rooted inside Akuma and he will join the roster from the very beginning of the next season.

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Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Adds Kage

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Below is an official trailer that showcased the reveal of the character and some of his gameplay features you can check out in advance.




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Initially, Kage may look a lot like Evil Ryu nor is he a revamped skin but he definitely is not and is something very different. When Ryu has rejected to embrace the power of Satsui no Hado, the physical embodiment of it has taken form and become Kage.

Ryu actually has the dark power of Satsui no Hado within him and whenever he lets it take over his persona altogether, he becomes Evil Ryu. When this persona takes over, he is on a path of destruction under the influence of the dark force.

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Shadow of Evil

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For years, he has been desperately trying to keep it at bay so that it cannot consume him entirely and now has overcome the weight of that power. However, Satsui no Hado decides to chose a path of its own and rises in the form of Kage.

Following his transformation, the character puts up a brutal display of his raw power against opponents like Akuma, Ryu and Sagat, destroying each of them one by one by unleashing his moves on them in battle with ruthless efficiency.

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Embodiment of Satsui

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Capcom has also released another video solely focused on the gameplay of Kage with more details on his moveset.




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Kage has variation of Hadoken fireballs inspired from both Akuma and Ryu that he can conjure up. He also has the axe kick, Ryusokyaku of Evil Ryu while being able to deliver shoryuken uppercut and a spinning kick to the opponent.

The Critical Arts and V-triggers in him are just two other powerful attack Taigyaku Mudo and Shun Goku Satsu to throw his opponents off balance. The latter is the similar move to the Raging Demon that Akuma uses but is specifically modified for the character here.

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Obsession With Power

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With the inclusion of Kage, the 32 characters roster is receiving the latest balance changes and you can check them out by simply heading into the training mode. Characters like Abigail, Chun-Li, F.A.N.G, M. Bison and Vega has received new moves to improve their playstyle.

You can spend 100,000 Fight Money or just spend $5.99 only to purchase the character from December 16! Capcom has also hinted to reveal their Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition roadmap for upcoming year of 2019 very soon along with news on Capcom Pro Tour.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Soulcalibur 6 Adds 2B from NieR: Automata

The combat android 2B from action RPG NieR: Automata will be joining the fight in Soulcalibur VI very soon.

Even though weapon-based fighting game franchise Soulcalibur has pioneered many other titles to step into the ring, it heavily struggled to stay popular and relevant over time and Soulcalibur VI is trying to bring it back on track by as a reboot to the series.

The game was already in talks for featuring a huge guest appearance of Geralt of Rivia from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and now Bandai Namco Entertainment is planning to bring the android heroine of NieR: Automata, 2B as their next guest fighter.

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Soulcalibur 6 Adds 2B from NieR: Automata

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An official reveal trailer for the character is released today and before we talk more about 2B, lets' just jump into it (Read in Philly D's voice).




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YoRHa No. 2 Type B will be added to the roster as the second guest character while wielding her signature dual blades. You can already see many of her fighting styles originated from the action role-playing game of Square Enix are adapted into it.

Additionally, she will have a custom costume inspired from NieR's Kaine, a brand-new themed stage, award-winning background music from the original game, spear weapon, extra parts and stickers as shown in the gameplay trailer above.

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Since 2B was created to fight against an army of hostile robots that invaded the planet, her fighting capabilities and skills are unquestionable. Aside from acrobatic prowess, she is profound in melee attacks and she intends to continue fighting as long as she can for the glory of mankind.

During combat, 2B will be assisted by her robot companion Pod 042 to perform long distance attacks on her opponents. She is introduced in the game as a complete package because of her unmatched fighting abilities and for a great crossover value.

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2B and Additional Downloadable Contents

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Although when 2B will join the cult classic series is yet not confirmed, we know that it would be through a downloadable content included in the Season Pass priced $29.99 only. However, buying the Soulcalibur VI Deluxe Edition for only $89.99 automatically adds her with two other playable characters when they are released.

One of the returning fighters from the series, Tira will join 2B when the season pass finally launches in an undisclosed date in near future. Maybe we get to see Bandai Namco include Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII or Kratos from God of War next.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Life is Strange 2 Official Reveal

Check out the first look of Dontnod's fan-favorite episodic adventure, returns with Episode 1 of Life is Strange 2 next month.

Following the critical acclaim received by episodic graphic adventure game Life is Strange, developer Dontnod Entertainment and publisher Square Enix decided to do more with the series and release a sequel, Life is Strange 2 for eager fans. Already few teasers have given us some idea of where the story is going forward and now we are finally having the first official reveal. Within a month, Episode 1 of the game is going to launch on September 27 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Life is Strange 2 Official Reveal

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Here goes the brand-new official reveal trailer for Life is Strange 2 from Dontnod and Square Enix, offering first glance at the story.




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The full-length trailer above focuses on brothers Sean Diaz and Daniel Diaz for the first episode of the sequel. Sean is 16 and when he gotten into trouble with a cop back in southern Seattle, he leaves home with his 9 year old brother Daniel. Not only has the elder brother has to take care of his younger in the wilderness but even from his memories of having trouble with police that keeps haunting him. For players, revealing Sean’s secrets and taking care of Daniel would require mysterious powers.

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Just like any other episodic game as well as previous game Life is Strange, choices that you make have critical importance as the game’s storyline tends to change according to player decisions. Aside from drawing connection from the past game, you can find some story links with a free prelude called The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit, which came out in June. While maintaining the core identity of the series, Dontnod have attempted to create a shared universe full of surprises for the characters.

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Story of Sean and Daniel Diaz

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Despite initially having the thought of following the track of the previous installment the developers eventually moved to make it a bit different to give players a unique feel. Without going after the footsteps of the first game, developers brought two new protagonists to make the experience all refreshing. Life is Strange 2 will be five episodes long and you can transfer your entire save game data from prelude game when playing Episode 1 on September 27.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Destiny 2: Forsaken Reveal

Developer Bungie reveals their shared-world multiplayer shooter Destiny 2’s next major expansion, Forsaken.

We are only a few days behind for E3 2018 but Activision and Bungie had other plans regarding their hugely successful online-only multiplayer first-person shooter Destiny 2. Though it initially managed to get a very positive response from fans worldwide, it's having tough time getting some traction from fans these days. Their next big expansion for the game, Forsaken is expected to breathe new life in it when it is released for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 4, 2018.

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Destiny 2: Forsaken Reveal

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Witness the development team behind Destiny 2: Forsaken discuss their in-depth plan for this upcoming DLC in the clip below. The reveal event also took place on a Twitch live-stream at 9 AM PT.




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This brand-new expansion is bringing new contents like two new locations to discover and will introduce a new 4v4 endgame mode called Gambit. This shared-world shooter has been suffering from post-game content for a long time upon release and hopefully Gambit mode might just fix that problem. One of the new locations to explore is called The Tangled Shore and the second one is The Dreaming City. Guardians will find new secrets to unravel and dreadful bosses to take on.

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Explore The Tangled Shore

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Forsaken DLC will be priced $39.99 only and you can get your hands on it in two ways. You can simply purchase a D2 Annual Pass worth $69.99 that has three upcoming premium content releases. First of them will arrive on Winter 2018, then Spring 2019 sees the second and the last one drops on Summer 2019. Or just buy the Digital Deluxe version of the game for only $79.99, which contains the base game, two previously released expansions Curse of Osiris and Warmind along with aforementioned contents.

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Destiny 2 – Forsaken Annual Pass

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Destiny 2 is one of the best-selling titles of 2017 but for lack of content and many changes at gameplay had many of its community leave the game. Forsaken has allegedly dealt with these issues and promises to be better and for the sake of the game's future, we really hope they did. We will only find out if Bungie has made good of their promise when it finally arrives on September 4.