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Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Closed Beta “A Huge Success” Says Developer

This weekend’s  closed beta for Warhammer: Vermintide 2 was a “huge success” according to a press release issued by developer Fatshark. In addition to the news of the beta test’s success they also announced that 10,000 more closed beta keys will be available on the game’s website. Open Beta servers will operate until 9 am PST on the 28th so make sure to get your freebie Vermintide 2 gameplay in! Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is the sequel to...

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Hyperdimension Neptunia V.II Now Available On Steam

Idea Factory International’s latest fourth wall breaking, self referential JRPG Hyper Dimension Neptunia VII is now available on Steam for Windows PC. Neptunia VII sees the return of several key characters from the console wars of GamesIndustri – heroine Neptunia, medic Compa and Neptune’s little sister Nepgear. Neptunia VII brings several new features to the franchise including the ability for characters to link up for joint attacks allowing your party to reduce enemy stats and enter ‘Giant...

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Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Second Story Trailer – “The Transmission”

Homeworld Deserts of Kharak

The latest Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak trailers contains some rather chilling words from a representative of the antagonistic Gaalsien fleet… “Diplomacy has failed!” It seems as if the forces that chief science officer Rachel S’jet will face in the game’s campaign as she attempts to explore the mystery of an anomaly in the deserts of Kharak are more than ready for a fight. Kath Gaalsien are a major religious sect and antagonists of this latest game, who...

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Guilty Gear Xrd –Sign- Coming To Steam

Arc System work’s latest entry in the long running Guilty Gear franchise, Guilty Gear Xrd –Sign-, will be brawling its way on to steam starting tomorrow. To celebrate the impending release of this 2014 fighting game on to Windows PC the developer has released a brand new trailer alongside a fact sheet that gives readers a rundown of some of the new features on display in Guilty Gear Xrd –Sign-. Here are just a few of the...

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Codemaster’s DIRT Rally Takes a Sharp Turn Out of Early Access

After collecting driver feedback through the Steam Early Access program Codemaster’s next racer, DIRT Rally has given the full release treatment on Valve’s digital distribution platform.  A physical release for current-gen consoles (Xbox One & PS4) as well as a Windows PC DVD release is expected to hit store shelves on April 5th 2016. Dirt Rally entered Early Access this past March with 36 stages and 14 cars. In contrast the full version of Rally features an...

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Disgaes 5 Now Available In Europe

Nippon Ichi Software has announced that the European delay for Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance is finally over as the game has shipped to retail. In this sixth installment in the long running Disgaea franchise players must gather together an entire army to take on the forces of the Void Dark. We reviewed the game last month and had this to say about it: In the end Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance is probably the most solid...

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 Looks Like a Hot Mess

Skinned knees, sore joints and maybe the occasional broken bone are all expected hazards when learning to skateboard but how about glitching through the walls and stuttering back and forth? From early first hand reports the retail version of Activision’s Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 is absolute mess.  What happened, Bird Man? Activision’s revival of the long dormant Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater franchise shipped to retail this morning and it sounds like the game turned out to...

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Destiny’s The Taken King Comes Out Tomorrow, Let’s Take A Look

Bungie’s Destiny turned a year old this past week and with the near simultaneous release of the Destiny 2.0 patch and its latest expansion The Taken King the game looks a lot different now than when we originally reviewed it a year ago. Whether you are a returning Guardian already at the existing level cap ready to grind out some new gear or exploring the solar system for the first time we’re going to try and get...

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Warhammer 40K Marches Out Of Early Access

Are you ready to do the emperor’s bidding for the good of the imperium?  Hammerfall Publishing has released the final version of their combat strategy / chess hybrid title Warhammer 40K: Regicide, based upon Games Workshop’s long running franchise, out of Early Access and onto Steam. This unique strategy game features over 50 different missions linked together in a full campaign as well as a skirmish mode that allows you to take on an A.I opponent in...

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Mad Max Road Rages Onto PS4 / Xbox One / Windows PC

Avalanche Software and Warner Bros Interactive have kicked things into overdrive with the release of Mad Max for Windows PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. This new open world action game puts players in the role of Max as he is confronted by the current warlord of gastown, Scrotus, as his iconic car -the interceptor – is destroyed and Max is left for dead.  Players must complete main story missions as well as explore the Wasteland for...

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Velocity 2X Blasts Onto Xbox One and Windows PC

Futurlab’s excellent top down space shoot’em up / platforming hybrid Velocity 2x has zoomed it’s way on to Windows PC (via Steam & Windows 10 Xbox Games Store) and Xbox One.  Players take the role of ace pilot Kai Tana (heh.. Get it?) as she explores space with the goal of freeing her fellow prisoners. You’ll visit alien facilities, defeat countless enemies both on foot and in your quarp jet through 50 different story stages. Once you’ve...

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Valkyria Chronicles Now Available On Steam

SEGA has released their 2008 strategy RPG Valkryia Chronicles onto the Steam Store this morning. As we covered earlier in the month, the announcement of VC coming to PC was pretty surprising and almost out of nowhere. This port comes with some good news – it supports any resolution your video card can handle , heck PCGamer got the thing running at 4K resolution! The system requirements are pretty lax too – SEGA is recommendations a 3GHZ...

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Atelier Escha & Logy Now On Store Shelves

Tecmo Koei’s long running Atelier series gets another release stateside with the announcement that Atelier Escha & Logy has shipped to retailers for the PlayStation 3. This latest iteration offers more than just the usual Atelier trimmings we’ve come to expect – aside from gorgeous graphics and adorable characters – Escga & Logy also bring with them the new imbue system. This system allows players to customize their weapons and armour by amending a wide variety of...

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