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Destiny: Rise of Iron Gamescom trailer is 8 minutes of behind-the-scenes and new gameplay

Posted 08/16 20:28 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny: Rise of Iron Gamescom trailer is 8 minutes of behind-the-scenes and new gameplay

Bungie gave us quite a good look at its Destiny expansion Rise of Iron during its Gamescom 2016 livestream today.If you're a hardcore raider, you've got glimpses of the new Strike and Raid; if you're a Crucible fighter, you've got a new mode, maps, and private matches to get excited about; and if you're like me and just like things that look cool, there's new armor sets to get giddy over.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's Zombies mode is an '80s trip with David Hasselhoff and Pee-Wee Herman

Posted 08/16 21:55 in Gaming | 0comments

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's Zombies mode is an '80s trip with David Hasselhoff and Pee-Wee Herman

Along the way, they'll mow down legions of breakdancing corpses and seek out the help of a DJ played and portrayed by the Knight Rider himself, David Hasselhoff - all set to a soundtrack full of classic 80s tunes.Following up Jeff Goldblum's inspired performance in Black Ops 3's zombies mode seems like a tall order, but Zombies in Spaceland is hoping to push the bounds of silliness even further.

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The Star Wars Battlefront VR mission will tie into Rogue One, and it's free

Posted 08/16 22:19 in Gaming | 0comments

The Star Wars Battlefront VR mission will tie into Rogue One, and it's free

The mission, EA revealed at Gamescom 2016, will tie directly into the upcoming film.You'll pilot an X-Wing in the depths of space as you fight to help Jyn Erso and her team complete their mission to steal the Death Star's plans.

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A Titanfall 2 VR mode experiment let players 'feel the scale' of its imposing mechs

Posted 08/16 23:30 in Gaming | 0comments

A Titanfall 2 VR mode experiment let players 'feel the scale' of its imposing mechs

So what are the odds we'll ever see a Titanfall 2 VR mode, or even so much as a VR mission?Well, that depends on how you choose to interpret the words of Joel Emslie, art director on Titanfall 2.

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Watch (and love) 10 minutes of Gears Of War 4 in 4K

Posted 08/17 11:54 in Gaming | 0comments

Watch (and love) 10 minutes of Gears Of War 4 in 4K

Microsoft has unleashed ten minutes of Gears Of War 4 footage, showcasing the game running at 4K resolution for the first time.The clip is based in the game's Rescue chapter, and introduces two new swarm enemies – Drones and Pouncers – as protagonists JD, Kait and Del manoeuvre through an old COG fort.

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New screens give Rise of the Tomb Raider a 'Classic Lara Croft' makeover

Posted 08/17 12:48 in Gaming | 0comments

New screens give Rise of the Tomb Raider a 'Classic Lara Croft' makeover

Earlier this year, Square Enix announced that the upcoming PS4 version of Rise of the Tomb Raider would feature five 'classic Lara' skins for use in the game – and it's chosen Gamescom to deliver a sneak peek at a couple of these models.It would be a lie to state that old-school Lara meshes naturally with Rise's modern 3D character designs, but it's still hilarious to see her plonked in a contemporary game with a near-perfect recreation of her polygonal PS1 form.

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For Honor's 12 man roster revealed: Shugoki vs Warlord looks like one to watch

Posted 08/17 16:56 in Gaming | 0comments

For Honor's 12 man roster revealed: Shugoki vs Warlord looks like one to watch

It's been a fittingly gargantuan day on the For Honor news front.The Knights class comprises of Warden, Peacekeeper, Conquerer, and Lawbringer, while the Samurai class contains Shugoki, Nobushi, Kensei, and Orochi.

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Sit down, Suicide Squad - Harley Quinn and Deadshot join Injustice 2

Posted 08/17 17:17 in Gaming | 0comments

Sit down, Suicide Squad - Harley Quinn and Deadshot join Injustice 2

The latest trailer for Injustice 2 sees Harley Quinn and Deadshot join the cast of NetherRealm's superheroic brawler.Now, this isn't the place to discuss why Suicide Squad was disappointing like a lost balloon - that place is here, in our review - but it's useful for the sake of comparison.

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Driveclub VR just made me a whole lot better at racing games, and I barely had to try

Posted 08/17 19:19 in Gaming | 0comments

Driveclub VR just made me a whole lot better at racing games, and I barely had to try

Mario Kart excepted, I'm not the best in the world at racing games.Because as well as being a deeply fun,  evocative driving experience, Driveclub VR does something really quite important for the format.

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6 things you need to know about Destiny: Rise of Iron

Posted 08/17 20:25 in Gaming | 0comments

6 things you need to know about Destiny: Rise of Iron

Bungie has gone into full-details mode for Destiny's upcoming Rise of Iron expansion at Gamescom 2016.Supremacy is like Clash (Team Deathmatch) except you don't get points for kills, you get points for picking up crests that your enemies drop when they die.

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Rare doesn't seem entirely sure what Sea of Thieves is going to be. But it's thinking in a very exciting way

Posted 08/17 22:11 in Gaming | 0comments

Rare doesn't seem entirely sure what Sea of Thieves is going to be. But it's thinking in a very exciting way

Since it was announced, I've had a similar relationship with Rare's Sea of Thieves as many of us did with No Man's Sky.There's plenty more going on than that, but at its heart, that's what Sea of Thieves is concerned with.

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Gears of War 4 tried more realistic character designs but they looked 'odd'

Posted 08/17 23:03 in Gaming | 0comments

Gears of War 4 tried more realistic character designs but they looked 'odd'

The Coalition creative director Chuck Osieja told us at Gamescom 2016 that the studio experimented with even more realistic character designs for JD Fenix and the gang, but they were… off.But The Coalition still wanted Gears of War 4 to have a fresh visual aesthetic to match its new story of vibrant young folks with chainsaw guns.

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Rise of Iron's Strike design is peak Destiny (and damn it feels good to fire a new Gjallarhorn again)

Posted 08/18 13:49 in Gaming | 0comments

Rise of Iron's Strike design is peak Destiny (and damn it feels good to fire a new Gjallarhorn again)

I've just finished my first Strike in Destiny's Rise of Iron expansion.Only now there are Splicer Fallen everywhere, an unsettling new faction transformed into mechanical hybrids by a banned nanotechnology called SIVA.

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The Yooka-Laylee Gamescom trailer has a minecart level for all you Donkey Kong Country fans

Posted 08/18 17:37 in Gaming | 0comments

The Yooka-Laylee Gamescom trailer has a minecart level for all you Donkey Kong Country fans

And what could be more childlike than giggling at farts?A new Gamescom trailer for the upcoming Kickstarted game has our heroes expelling gas, riding in a minecart, turning into a bulldozer, dodging laser beams, and more.

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Destiny: Rise of Iron takes you to the workbench of the original Gjallarhorn

Posted 08/18 22:36 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny: Rise of Iron takes you to the workbench of the original Gjallarhorn

Not only will you build your own Gjallarhorn in Destiny's Rise of Iron expansion, you'll even see where the original was assembled with one filigreed golden plate at a time.Rise of Iron executive producer Scott Taylor gave us a hint about the origins of the infamous rocket launcher at Gamescom 2016.

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Rise of the Tomb Raider's Blood-Ties addition is half poignant narrative adventure, half slapstick slaughter

Posted 08/18 22:36 in Gaming | 0comments

Rise of the Tomb Raider's Blood-Ties addition is half poignant narrative adventure, half slapstick slaughter

You know how in the last two Tomb Raider games Lara has that idle animation where she rubs her shoulder?That's the result of a long-term injury she sustained falling off a balcony in the Croft Manor library as a kid.

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Prey gameplay footage shows what it's like to become a coffee mug

Posted 08/19 17:19 in Gaming | 0comments

Prey gameplay footage shows what it's like to become a coffee mug

Don't believe me about Prey's whole "turning into a coffee mug" thing?Yep, definitely some coffee mug hijinks there.

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Watch Dishonored 2's Emily get a three-for-one decapitation deal

Posted 08/19 18:40 in Gaming | 0comments

Watch Dishonored 2's Emily get a three-for-one decapitation deal

Whether they're made of metal or meat, in Dishonored 2 Emily Kaldwin can break her enemies down into their constituent parts with a quickness.If you thought Emily's life as an Empress and associated powers of manipulation meant she wouldn't get her hands dirty, ahahaha no.

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Scalebound has been hiding a fundamental gameplay system from us. But now that I've seen it, I'm very excited indeed

Posted 08/19 21:32 in Gaming | 0comments

Scalebound has been hiding a fundamental gameplay system from us. But now that I've seen it, I'm very excited indeed

In short, something Platinum.And that's where Scalebound's most extravagant play comes from.

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Old man Marcus Fenix makes Gears of War 4 feel like a gory Guardians of the Galaxy, and I love it

Posted 08/19 22:12 in Gaming | 0comments

Old man Marcus Fenix makes Gears of War 4 feel like a gory Guardians of the Galaxy, and I love it

So imagine my surprise when I saw a chunk of Gears of War 4’s campaign today at Gamescom 2016, and found that Gears of War seems to have realised it too.It's a change that really reflects the thoughtful, incisive refresh Gears’ new studio seems to be undertaking with the upcoming game's campaign.

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