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Rain’s moveset revealed in latest Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate trailer

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 15 October 2020 16:14 GMT Publisher WB Games and developer NetherRealm Studios have released the first gameplay trailer for the new characters arriving in Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate Edition: Rain.The Edenian demi-god – dressed in the purple robes of his nation’s royalty – is finally returning to the Mortal Kombat world after a brief cameo back in MKX.Rain was originally introduced into the franchise back in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, where he endeared himself to many of the series’ loyal fans as another addition to the crew of masked ninja that made the franchise so iconic.“As the…

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Amnesia: Rebirth story trailer shows off the Algerian desert, other environments

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 9 October 2020 16:17 GMT Frictional Games has released a story trailer for Amnesia: Rebirth.This Amnesia: Rebirth video is narrated by Salim, one of the marooned crew members of the Cassandra, who gives a bit of a background on the game’s story. After some members of the team leave to look for help, he becomes the only surviving member of those left behind and finds there is some sort of creature lurking around. He decides to leave the area to search for the others.The video also gives you an early look at some of the environments….

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Horizons expansion to be included with Elite Dangerous in October

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 29 September 2020 20:52 GMT Frontier Developments has announced the Horizons update for Elite Dangerous will be folded into the base game.The Horizons expansion will be added to Elite Dangerous on October 27 as a free update.Players will receive the complete Horizons experience on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. If you previously purchased Horizons, you will receive an exclusive Azure paint job compatible with all 41 ships currently in the game.The expansion will remain on sale on all platforms until October 26 to allow players a last chance to obtain owner rewards and access to the Azure paint jobs.Horizons brings…

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Observer: System Redux will be released on Xbox Series X and PS5 at launch

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 18 September 2020 20:27 GMT Observer: System Redux will be released day and date with the new consoles. Bloober Team has announced it will release Observer: System Redux on PC and Xbox Series X November 10, and on PlayStation 5 November 12.You can also expect the game to cost the same price as the original Observer, so no new console markup on price. Originally announced and planned only for PS5 and Xbox Series X, Bloober Team recently announced it was bringing the game to PC. Like the next-gen console version, you can expect upgraded visuals and…

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Ghostrunner releases in October, new demo coming soon

Ghostrunner, the first-person cyberpunk parkour action game will be released in October, and there’s a new demo coming soon.Ghostrunner will come to PS4, Xbox One, and on PC via Steam, Epic Games Store, and GOG on October 27.The PC version supports RTX Ray Tracing.There is also a private beta which you can sign up for by joining the game’s Discord server and submitting an application.The companies also announced an updated free demo of Ghostrunner will arrive on Steam for PC on September 29.If you are unfamiliar with the game, here’s the synopsis:After a cataclysmic event, the remnants of humanity dwell within…

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Hyper Scape is getting a limited-time mode next week called Turbo Mode

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 11 September 2020 14:45 GMT Hyper Scape is getting a limited-time mode next week.Hyper Scape players can participate in Turbo Mode, which is a limited-time mode coming to the game on September 15.You can expect only max level loot, faster zone closure, faster health regeneration, and faster crown victory. Faster is the word here.If you are unfamiliar with it, the urban futuristic battle royale game pits 100 Contenders against each other in FPS close-quarters and fast-paced matches.It also featured seven districts of the virtual city of Neo Arcadia, with plenty of verticality. In matches, you will…

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EA Play to be included with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate starting this holiday

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 9 September 2020 14:21 GMT Microsoft and Electronic Arts are handing EA Play over to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Xbox Game Pass PC subscribers for no additional cost. The companies announced EA Play will be included with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Game Pass PC starting this holiday. This means Ultimate members can use EA Play on Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, and Windows 10 PCs, and Game Pass for PC members get EA Play on Windows 10. Formerly known as EA Access and Origin Access, EA Play will bring more than 60…

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Third and final SNK collection drop now available through Prime Gaming

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 8 September 2020 17:13 GMT Prime users can now download the final SNK drop for Prime Gaming.Amazon Prime members can now claim the third and final eight-game collection of free arcade classics SNK, as part of Prime Gaming.This collection features a total of 20 free titles that can be claimed until March 2021.The third collection of free SNK games includes the following titles: The Last Blade 2 Garou: Mark of the Wolves Metal Slug 3 Samurai Shodown V Special The King of Fighters ’97 Global Match The King of Fighters ’98 Ultimate Match Final Edition The…

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X, free to existing owners

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 4 September 2020 11:41 GMT To no one’s surprise, there’s going to be a next-gen version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.CD Projekt Red has announced today that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is being re-released on PS5 and Xbox Series X in 2021. This improved version will be visually enhanced, and feature upgrades such as ray tracing, and faster loading times.This is the Complete Edition of the game, so it includes both the Blood and Wine, and the Hearts of Stone expansions. The next-gen edition will be available as a standalone purchase for new players…

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning video details the Might path

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 1 September 2020 15:46 GMT A new video for Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning has been released, providing a look at the Might path.In Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning, there are three paths available to you, and one is the Might ability.Might abilities will grant you more offensive power as well as allowing you to wear more sturdy pieces of armor and have a strong constitution.This path focuses on melee combat, and if you see your opponent is a bit far off, just toss your harpoon to bring them a bit closer.You will make use of a longsword, massive…

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Grounded roadmap outlines upcoming plans for the game

Obsidian Entertainment has outlined its update plans for Grounded.Grounded players should give the game’s feature board a look to see what’s coming to the game.Obsidian has outlined what to expect in the game as far as planned updates, future updates, and what is being considered.Coming soon to the game are new creatures such as the firefly and roly-poly, the Ant Queen, and pets such as aphids.Other things to look forward to are a full completeable story, sandbox environment, Haze environment, insect pet enhancements, and improvements to birds with additional interactions.Higher tiered armor, tools, and weapons are part of the plan,…

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning video shows off the Finesse path

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 28 August 2020 14:18 GMT A new video for Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning has been released, and it provides a look at the Finesse path.In Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning, there are three paths available to you, and one is the Finesse ability. Choosing this path will have you playing the game as a hunter and rogue. Finesse finds you being stealthy with surprise on your side when delivering critical hits.You will make use of daggers, Fae-Blades, and bows all of which will help deal precise damage to enemies. Traps, bombs, poison, and other elements to stay…

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NBA 2K21 MyTeam progression will carry over to next-gen consoles

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 22 August 2020 17:09 GMT NBA 2K21 MyTEAM current-gen progression and collection will carry over to next-gen systems.2K has announced that NBA 2K21 MyTEAM current gen-progression will carry over to next-gen consoles included in the same family of systems.This means all progress made in MyTEAM can be carried over from PS4 to PS5 and Xbox One to Xbox Series X. This also includes VC, pulled cards, and Tokens.Seasons, which are new to the series, will bring new content and new ways to play MyTEAM all year long and is free to participate in.Alongside news of the…

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Capcom and Seiko are launching a line of Street Fighter watches

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 19 August 2020 16:02 GMT Capcom and Seiko have teamed up to bring you some rather neat looking Street Fighter watches. You can sport your very own Street Fighter timepiece thanks to a collaboration between Capcom and watchmaker Seiko. Six different versions will be available and feature your choice of color based on the following characters: Ryu, Chun-Li, Ken, Guile, Blanka, and Zangief. #セイコー5スポーツ から「ストリートファイターV」とのコラボレーション限定モデルが登場⌚リュウ、春麗、ケン、ガイル、ブランカ、ザンギエフをモチーフとした全6モデルをラインアップ👍https://t.co/q9E5aMZgHY#SEIKO #SFV #SFVCE pic.twitter.com/dM3G7zR6Za — ストリートファイターコミュニティ(公式) (@SF_Community) August 19, 2020The items are limited, as there will only be 9,999 available so be sure and pre-order if you don’t want to be left…

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Virgin Media customers get beta access to Marvel’s Avengers this weekend

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 13 August 2020 15:57 GMT If you want to try out the Marvel’s Avengers beta early but haven’t pre-ordered, you’re in luck if a Virgin Media customer.Virgin Media customers in the UK are being handed early access to the Marvel’s Avengers beta this weekend on PC and Xbox One.The beta period for customers is August 14-16, and to apply for a code, you will need to visit the Virgin Media website.Here’s further instructions: Visit virginmedia.com/beta Fill in customer details on the registration form and click enter You will receive an automated email with a unique beta code…

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WWE 2K Battlegrounds will feature a variety of game modes

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 12 August 2020 17:47 GMT The different game modes in WWE 2K Battlegrounds have been detailed, and they range from campaign to a challenge mode.Arcade-style brawler WWE 2K Battlegrounds is out on September 18 and it will contain a variety of gameplay modes for all your wrestling needs.You can find details on each game mode below straight from 2K Games, as well as in the trailer starring WWE’s Paul Heyman. Campaign Mode: Throw down in this single-player story mode told through a comic art style as you add to your stable of WWE Superstars to overcome the next…

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Season Pass 4 will launch for Tekken 7 this fall

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 1 August 2020 20:55 GMT Season Pass 4 will launch for Tekken 7 this fall, Bandai Namco has announced.With the Tekken 7 Season pass 4 you can also expect battle balance updates with new character moves.It also includes online play enhancements for a better “online experience” (thanks, Siliconera).Characters for the pass were not announced, but there appears to be a teaser for one at the end of the video.Tekken 7 is out now on Steam, PS4, and Xbox One