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Dead Rising 4 hits PS4 this fall with new content, costumes

Dead Rising 4 hits PS4 this fall with new content, costumes

Capcom has announced that Dead Rising 4 will finally be losing its Microsoft exclusivity, as the game is coming to the PlayStation 4 on December 5th, almost a year to the day after its release on Xbox One and Windows 10. With a full title of Dead Rising 4: Frank’s Big Package, the set will include all the game's previous DLC as well as a new "Capcom Heroes" game mode, all for a price of $50.

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PlayStation Plus September 2017 free games list: inFamous Second Son and more

PlayStation Plus September 2017 free games list: inFamous Second Son and more

September is almost here and Sony has finally announced which free games it will bring for PlayStation Plus subscribers. As in the past, you'll need an active PlayStation Plus subscription to access these games; if you have one, the games will be available to download without cost via the PlayStation Store's PS Plus section. Titles are notable but, depending on what your game library already holds, may not be terribly exciting.

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The Walking Dead AR game is location-based like Pokemon GO

The Walking Dead AR game is location-based like Pokemon GO

Next Games and AMC Networks have teamed up to launch a location-based augmented reality game that works in a way similar to Pokemon GO. The game, called The Walking Dead: Our World, brings zombies into the real world...but only through your smartphone screen. Players will have to battle the zombies using a variety of weaponry.

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Nintendo Switch is getting Batman and Guardians Of The Galaxy from Telltale

Nintendo Switch is getting Batman and Guardians Of The Galaxy from Telltale

The Nintendo Switch's lineup of third-party games is getting some welcome new additions. Telltale Games, the acclaimed developer behind a number of narrative-driven, episodic series, has announced that both its Batman and Guardians of the Galaxy titles will be coming the new hybrid console sometime later this year.

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Yakuza 2 HD remake announced for PS4

Yakuza 2 HD remake announced for PS4

These days, just about any video game that sold well/was a critical hit during the PS3/Xbox 360 years get a high-definition re-release for the current-gen consoles. That trend continues with Sega's popular open-world action series Yakuza. With Yakuza 6 released last year in Japan, a HD remake of the first game in the series coming out in the US next week, Sega has now announced it's giving Yakuza 2 the same treatment for the PlayStation 4.

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Call of Duty: WWII’s first weekend beta is now live

Call of Duty: WWII’s first weekend beta is now live

If you're one of the many Call of Duty fans around the world, now's your chance to jump into the beta for this year's title, WWII. That is, as long as you're a PlayStation 4 player and you've pre-ordered the upcoming game. The private beta is being split across two weekends, with the first now live until Monday, August 28th at 10:00am PT. Next weekend, however, will be the chance for both PS4 and Xbox One players to give the beta a try before the game's November 3rd release.

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Destiny 2 PC beta download available for pre-orders

Destiny 2 PC beta download available for pre-orders

The console version of Destiny 2 is only a week and a half away from release, but those interested in the PC version will be able to check out their own beta even before then. The open beta will be available for everyone from Tuesday, August 29th through Thursday, August 31st, however those who have pre-ordered the game get it a day early, on August 28th. If you're in the latter group, and are counting down the seconds until Monday, you can actually pre-load the beta now.

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Original Xbox One discontinued: buyers now choose between X and S

Original Xbox One discontinued: buyers now choose between X and S

Microsoft has discontinued the original Xbox One model, leaving new buyers to choose between either the more powerful Xbox One X or the slimmer Xbox One S. The move isn't surprising, and if you were keen on getting ahold of the original model, you still have an option: refurbished. A 500GB refurbished model is still listed as available online via the Microsoft Store for $199 USD.

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Xbox Games with Gold September 2017: Forza Motorsport 5 and more

Xbox Games with Gold September 2017: Forza Motorsport 5 and more

Microsoft has released its game lineup for next month's 'Games with Gold.' The September 2017 list features Forza Motorsport 5 chief among the rest, bringing the popular racing game to Xbox owners with an Xbox Live Gold subscription. Though the Forza racing game is only available for Xbox One owners, the list also includes titles for Xbox 360 owners. The total value of this bundle is $94+, according to Microsoft.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Starfighter Assault gameplay revealed

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Starfighter Assault gameplay revealed

Electronic Arts has just revealed a gameplay trailer for Starfighter Assault in Star Wars Battlefront 2, the sequel to EA's Star Wars Battlefront game released a couple years ago. The trailer shows epic space battles taking place in the universe's various spacecraft, as well as some brief looks at characters including a major Jedi and Sith.

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Corsair Void Pro headset: noise-cancelling microphone, Dolby 7.1 and more

Corsair Void Pro headset: noise-cancelling microphone, Dolby 7.1 and more

Corsair Gaming has announced the launch of its new Void Pro, a gaming headset that sports, among other things, a noise-cancelling microphone. The headset is designed for PC gamers, and comes in multiple varieties including USB and wireless. As the name indicates, the Void Pro builds upon the company's previously launched Void headset lineup, adding on top of it things like better comfort and that aforementioned microphone.

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BioShock 10th Anniversary Collector’s Edition includes interactive statue

BioShock 10th Anniversary Collector’s Edition includes interactive statue

2K Games has announced some special treats for diehard BioShock fans who want to celebrate the iconic game's 10th anniversary properly. Among other things, this upcoming November will see the release of a BioShock 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition game made available through both 2K and through retailer GameStop. If you really want a copy, though, mind that there's a catch: it'll only be available in the United States.

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