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Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 Early Access Content Detailed

With the release of Red Dead Redemption 2 just weeks away, we wanted to share first details around some of PlayStation’s 30 days early-access content coming to Rockstar Games’ deepest and most expansive world to date. Both Red Dead Redemption 2 and its multiplayer experience, Red Dead Online, will come with exciting PlayStation 4 benefits right from launch. In Red Dead Redemption 2, PS4 players will be able to customize Arthur Morgan with the Grizzlies Outlaw Outfit. Come November with the launch of Red Dead Online, PS4 players will get 30 days early access to the versatile Arabian horse featuring a custom Alligator skin saddle, and the High Roller double-action revolver. Make sure that you have an active PS Plus subscription so that you can access Red Dead Online and check out these aweso...

Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption launches October 18 for PS4, Xbox One, and Switch

Created by a team including a former Ubisoft art director, Konami senior programmer and a Blizzard technical artist, Sinner follows Adam, a soldier with a dark past. Adam embarks on a journey for absolution, facing off against monstrous beasts to reconcile his heinous crimes. Based on the seven deadly sins, these savage specters will reveal their personal connections with Adam as he advances his quest for atonement to a hauntingly beautiful soundtrack. Before dueling each monstrosity, Adam must sacrifice a part of himself and accept a permanent debuff. Battles will become increasingly difficult with each sacrifice as Adam’s vitality is reduced, his arsenal breaks down and his armor withers away. Alternate gear can be unlocked in New Game+ mode, lending replayability to Adam’s journey for r...

PlayStation Experience to skip 2018

A PlayStation Experience will not be held in 2018, Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios chairman Shawn Layden said on the latest PlayStation Blogcast. Here is the snippet: “For 2018, I know this is going to be a disappointment to some people, but we have decided not to hold PlayStation Experience. We won’t have it in the States this year. The reasons behind that really are, we don’t have—we have a lot of progress that we’re making in our games, and we’re seeing that coming out—now that we have Spider-Man out the door, we’re looking down into 2019 into games like Dreams and Days Gone, but we wouldn’t have enough to bring people all together in some location in North America to have that event. We don’t want to set expectations really high and then not deliver on it, so we have—i...

THQ Nordic Acquires Alone in the Dark and Act of War

THQ Nordic Acquires the Rights to Alone in the Dark and Act of War IPs THQ Nordic today announced that the acquisition of the intellectual properties Alone in the Dark and Act of War has been finalized with Atari Europe, based in Paris, France. The acquisition itself is being handled by THQ Nordic AB, based in Karlstad, Sweden, and daily operations (sales and distribution, evaluation of sequels & new content etc.) will be done via THQ Nordic GmbH in Vienna, Austria. About Alone in the Dark Alone in the Dark is a survival horror video game series. Early instalments of the series were based on the writings of H. P. Lovecraft, whereas later entries in the series drew inspiration from other sources including voodoo, the Wild West, and the works of H. R. Giger.   About Act of War Act o...

PlayStation Plus free games for October 2018 announced

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced the October 2018 lineup of free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers. Get the full lineup below. PlayStation 4 2064: Read Only Memories (MidBoss) The Bridge (The Quantum Astrophysicists GuilD) Friday the 13th: The Ga/em> (Activision)   Laser League (505 Games) Rocketbirds 2: Revolution (Ratloop Asia) Bonus: Here They Lie (SIE) – Until October 7 Bonus: Knowledge is Power (SIE) – Until November 6   PlayStation 3 The Bridge (The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild) Master Reboot (Wales Interactive) PS Vita 2064: Read Only Memories (MidBoss) The Bridge (The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild) Rocketbirds 2: Revolution (Ratloop Asia)

Red Dead Redemption 2 Announces Red Dead Online

Today we’re excited to announce Red Dead Online, a new online connected experience set against the backdrop of Red Dead Redemption 2’s enormous open world. Red Dead Online is an evolution of the classic multiplayer experience in the original Red Dead Redemption, blending narrative with competitive and cooperative gameplay in fun new ways. Using the gameplay of the upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2 as a foundation, Red Dead Online will be ready to be explored alone or with friends, and will also feature constant updates and adjustments to grow and evolve this experience for all players. Red Dead Online is planned for launch in November 2018, initially as a public beta, with more news to come soon. As with most online experiences of this size and scale, there will inevitably be some turbu...

Resident Evil 2 TGS 2018 Story Trailer and Screenshots

Fresh from the show floor of Tokyo Game Show 2018, we have new details about Resident Evil 2’s dual campaigns, including how Claire and Leon’s stories will intertwine throughout. Read on for more details, including a new trailer and brand new screenshots! A little history for RE2 newcomers before we dive into things: The original Resident Evil 2 introduced a system known as “zapping” to provide an “A” story and a “B” story – two separate paths through the game that had the same major story elements for each character, but changed certain details, events, and access to items depending on which character you played as first. While this remake of Resident Evil 2 no longer uses “zapping” to tell each character’s tale, it stays true to the original by telling a unique story for each character, ...

Call of Cthulhu Second Gameplay Trailer

Today, we invite players to tread further down the path of madness in this new Gameplay Trailer, as the Darkwater investigation begins to spiral out of control in the midst of unsettling conspiracies, bizarre cults and even the Old Ones themselves. In Private Investigator Edward Pierce’s quest to unveil the truth, players will need to rely on a variety of upgradeable Skills to escape the clutches of madness and death. The Spot Hidden and Investigation skill paths let players uncover more clues and draw more meaningful conclusions, unlocking more topics to question in dialogues. Convincing the distrustful locals of Darkwater to reveal what they know will require proficiency in Eloquence and Psychology. Pierce’s Strength skill may also come in handy for when brute force is necess...

Ubisoft Announces Sports Party for Switch

Sports Party will be available on October 30, 2018 on Nintendo Switch. Sea and Sun Sports are now within reach, accessible to anyone, everywhere! Sports Party takes you to the seaside where the beach meets the mountain to discover six outdoor sports. Faithfully replicate real-life movements with intuitive and inclusive controls, and get off your couch to challenge your family and friends, whether at home or on the go!      Key Features • Six Modern and Classic Sports: Enjoy Frisbee, Jet Ski, Basketball, Golf, Skateboarding, and Beach Tennis! Discover several ways to play each sport, making Sports Party easy to play and fun to replay! Be the fastest at hitting targets with your Frisbee, challenge your friends on 9 different golf tracks, win the race or do as many tricks as you can on y...

Dead or Alive 6 details Ayane, Marie Rose, Honoka, Bayman and Lost Paradise

Fresh off its highly-anticipated announcement of Dead or Alive 6’s February 15, 2019 release date, Koei Tecmo America revealed today plans to introduce four returning characters and a brand-new stage at this year’s Tokyo Game Show. First fighter returning to the fray is Ayane. Ordered to hunt down her half-sister, Kasumi, Ayane’s Mugen Tenshin Hajinmon style of Ninjutsu is as fierce as it gets. Dubbed “The Killer Kunoichi,” Ayane’s ever-changing moves are polished to the point that her opponents have a hard time seeing what is coming next. Forced to live in the shadows, she attempts to fight through her conflicted feelings toward her half-sister, while also fighting her way to the top of the tournament. The second combatant marking her return is Swedish martial artist, Marie Rose. Marie, k...

Jump Force Launches in February 2019, Adds Yusuke and Toguro from Yu Yu Hakusho

Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe has revealed 4 brand new playable characters are joining the battle in Jump Force. Yusuke and Toguro from the fan favourite classic manga Yu Yu Hakusho. In addition to Kirua and Kurapika from Hunter X Hunter. Also announced were four brand new and original story characters designed by the one and only legendary manga artist, and creator of Dragon Ball, Akira Toriyama. Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe were also proud to announce that Jump Force will launch in February 2019 for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and PC. Kirua is the third son of the Zoldyck family, a family of the most infamous and deadly assassins in the world. He was expected to join them, but instead chose to chase his own fate by running away from home to become ...

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Releases October 23

CD Projekt RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, announce launch dates for Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales — a brand new adventure set in the world of The Witcher — as well as GWENT: The Witcher Card Game. Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Thronebreaker is a single player role-playing game set in the world of The Witcher that combines narrative-driven exploration with unique puzzles and card battle mechanics. Crafted by the developers responsible for some of the most iconic moments in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the game spins a truly regal tale of Meve, a war-veteran queen of two Northern Realms — Lyria and Rivia. Facing an imminent Nilfgaardian invasion, Meve is forced to once again enter the warpath, and set out on a dark journey of destruction and revenge. Throughout the adventur...


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