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Goat Simulator Waste Of Space DLC Coming To PS4 Tomorrow

Goat Simulator – love it or hate it – is one of the quirkiest goat simulation games on the market today. The expansion, Waste of Space, came out on PC, Linux, and Mac in May of last year, but the add-on is finally making the jump to PlayStation 4.

The DLC is a parody of all things space, from Star Wars to Star Trek and everything in between. A recent PlayStation Blog post references romance options, so it may or may not be a coincidence that the PS4 release of this add-on coincides with the release of Mass Effect: Andromeda. Check out the trailer for this endearingly absurd expansion to the Goat Simulator universe:

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Goat Simulator: Waste of Space comes out on PlayStation 4 tomorrow, March 21. It is unclear if and when the DLC will be coming to other consoles; Goat Simulator is also available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Xbox One, as well as iOS and Android. Red our original review here.

[Source: PlayStation Blog]

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Goat Simulator Waste Of Space DLC Coming To PS4 Tomorrow

Goat Simulator – love it or hate it – is one of the quirkiest goat simulation games on the market today. The expansion, Waste of Space, came out on PC, Linux, and Mac in May of last year, but the add-on is finally making the jump to PlayStation 4.

The DLC is a parody of all things space, from Star Wars to Star Trek and everything in between. A recent PlayStation Blog post references romance options, so it may or may not be a coincidence that the PS4 release of this add-on coincides with the release of Mass Effect: Andromeda. Check out the trailer for this endearingly absurd expansion to the Goat Simulator universe:

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Goat Simulator: Waste of Space comes out on PlayStation 4 tomorrow, March 21. It is unclear if and when the DLC will be coming to other consoles; Goat Simulator is also available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Xbox One, as well as iOS and Android. Red our original review here.

[Source: PlayStation Blog]

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Sniper Elite 4′s Next Wave Of DLC Coming Next Week

Rebellion is releasing its next wave of Sniper Elite 4 DLC next week, which includes the first chapter in a new three-episode campaign, a new multiplayer map and mode, and more.

Deathstorm Part 1: Inception kicks off the new story, which is set after the main campaign. It's set on a Nazi naval base in northern Italy, where hero Karl Fairburne has to finish off what a recent bombing run was incapable of completing. In addition, he has to retrieve a package codenamed Deathstorm, which is somehow tied to the Manhattan Project.

There's also a Night Fighter expansion, which includes a trio of new weapons, eight nighttime-themed weapons skins, and new skins for both male and female characters.

On the multiplayer front, the game is getting a new mode and map as free DLC. In elimination, two teams of six battle. When you eliminate an enemy they're knocked from the match until (or unless) one of their teammates scores a kill. At that point, they pop back into the action. The game continues until one team is entirely eliminated. In addition, a new Night Woods map is an atmospheric level set in a dark forest.

The DLC is coming March 21.

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Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 Coming May 26

Guilty Gear has been delivering solid, 2D fighting with an anime aesthetic since the original game hit the PlayStation all the way back in 1998. Now, nearly twenty years later, the latest iteration in the long-running one-on-one fighter has a release date on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.

The amusingly-titled Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 hits physical and digital shelves on May 26. This updated version of 2014's Xrd: Revelator will be available as a stand-alone purchase for $ 39.99, or as a digital upgrade to the original Revelator for $ 19.99. Rev 2 includes the original's previously-released DLC and adds new moves, stages, and characters, as well as expanded Arcade and Story modes. The whole game has been rebalanced from the bottom up, and is sure to provide a whole new experience for hardcore fans of the franchise.

[Source: Gematsu]

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World Of Goo, Little Inferno, And Human Resource Machine Coming To Switch This Week

Developer Tomorrow Corporation announced today the release date for three of its previous releases coming to Switch.

On Thursday, March 16, World of Goo, Little Inferno, and Human Resource Machine will all be available on Nintendo's new console. These three games will join the eight others that were added to the Switch's eShop last week.

The games were meant to be launch titles for Switch, but were delayed to this week.

[Source: Tomorrow Corporation]

 

Our Take
More games on Switch is a good thing. More new games would be better, but I never did get around to finishing World of Goo. Maybe now is the time.

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Drawn To Death Coming Free to PS Plus Owners Next Month

Announced today via the PlayStation blog, ultraviolent online shooter Drawn to Death will be free for PS Plus subscribers when it launches on April 4.

Developed by Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe's studio The Bartlet Jones Supernatural Detective Agency, Drawn to Death is an over-the-top third-person shooter that takes place inside the twisted world of a high-school student's notebook. Players will be able to choose from a variety of morbid characters, each with unique abilities, and go to war in a variety of online and offline settings. For a full list of features at launch, you can check out the blog post here

With original release-date announcement, the developer also put out a dev diary detailing some of the gameplay options. You can find that right here

 

[Source: PlayStation Blog]

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Picross 3D Coming To Wii U Virtual Console Tomorrow

The DS's best puzzle game will be available on Wii U tomorrow.

If you ignore the confusion surrounding why the Wii U is still getting Virtual Console games, and the Switch still isn't, you should definitely be excited about this release. Admittedly, it's probably a better mobile game than it is a console game, but if it's one you missed in 2010, you definitely don't want to skip it again. I wasn't working for Game Informer at the time, but when it released in 2010, we gave it a 9, and I absolutely agree with the score.

Its sequel, Picross 3D Round 2, came out last year and it was one of my favorite games of the year.

[Source: Nintendo]

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World Of Goo, Little Inferno, And Human Resource Machine Coming To Switch This Week

Developer Tomorrow Corporation announced today the release date for three of its previous releases coming to Switch.

On Thursday, March 16, World of Goo, Little Inferno, and Human Resource Machine will all be available on Nintendo's new console. These three games will join the eight others that were added to the Switch's eShop last week.

The games were meant to be launch titles for Switch, but were delayed to this week.

[Source: Tomorrow Corporation]

 

Our Take
More games on Switch is a good thing. More new games would be better, but I never did get around to finishing World of Goo. Maybe now is the time.

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Nintendo Outlines All The Improvements And Content Additions Coming To Mario Kart 8 Deluxe On Switch

When it first launched in May 2014, Mario Kart 8 was championed as one of the Wii U's most entertaining titles, but also as the apex of the entire Mario Kart series. Now, nearly three years later, an enhanced version of the mascot racer is making its way to Nintendo's latest console, the Switch, with a ton of new features in tow. Most of these additions have already been revealed, but this serves as a nice round-up for everything that will be new.

Right off the bat, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe comes packaged with all of the Wii U version's DLC, from Link and his home stage of Hyrule Circuit, to the endearingly wacky Mercedes-Benz kart bodies. On top of the baked-in DLC, Deluxe will also include a wealth of new content, including five new racers, bringing the grand total of playable characters to a series-high of 42 (but still no Birdo, who has been sadly missing in action since Mario Kart Wii). The new challengers are Dry Bones, King Boo, Bowser Jr., and Splatoon characters Inkling Boy and Inkling Girl. In addition, Splatoon-themed amiibos can now be used to unlock outfits for Mii racers.

No new courses are being developed for the traditional races, but the original release's oft-derided take on Battle Mode is getting a complete overhaul. Mario Kart 8 tried to shake up the classic Battle Mode formula by removing the traditional enclosed arenas and having the action take place on the normal circuits. Ultimately, the fandom unanimously rejected this approach, and Nintendo noticed. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe completely replaces the Wii U's Battle Mode, setting the action on eight arenas (five new, three from classic Mario Kart titles) and bringing back fan-favorite modes like Bob-Omb Blast, Shine Thief, and Coin Runners. A brand new mode, Renegade Roundup, has players attempting to capture one another with potted Piranha Plants.

Rounding out the package are a series of small, but significant, improvements: a new Smart Steering control setting will keep less experienced players from constantly falling out of bounds and falling hopelessly behind the pack; characters will be able to carry two items instead of just one, allowing for more action-packed races; when played in the Switch's Docked Mode, the game runs at 1080p, a marked boost from the Wii U's 720p mode.

LAN support allows for large-scale portable competition; of course, classic four-player split-screen mode in Docked Mode is still being supported. Additionally, two-player split-screen is possible in Portable Mode with sideways Joy-Con controllers.

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All told, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe aims to be the definitive edition of the crown jewel of the Wii U library, with the same classic gameplay and personality of the original Mario Kart 8, but with a slew of improvements, refinements, and enhancements.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe launches on Nintendo Switch on April 28 for $ 59.99. A new Joy-Con Wheel accessory will launch alongside the game for $ 14.99, allowing players to hold their Joy-Con controllers like a car's steering wheel, as was the case in Mario Kart Wii. For more on Mario Kart 8, check out GI's original review here.

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Cooperative Play Is Coming To Clash Royale

In the year Clash Royale has been on the market, the focus has always been on 1v1 battles. Players are encouraged to join clans, but the interaction has been limited to trading cards and working together collectively to earn points to open chests. In an forthcoming update, we're finally get the chance to fight side-by-side with our friends.

On this week's Radio Royale podcast, Supercell announced an "outrageous new game mode" called Clan Battle. Effectively a 2v2 team battle mode, you and a member from your clan can team up to take on two players from a different clan. The game board looks similar to the 1v1 game, but two kings now preside over each base. Each player has their own cards and elixir meter to manage. Since both players are dropping troops and units onto the battlefield at the same time, the elixir meters replenish15 percent slower than usual. At the beginning of the game you'll get a look at your partner's deck, but you won't see his or her meter on screen during play. The only way you can communicate mid-game is by dragging a card onto the battlefield and holding it, so your teammate can see what lane you are attacking or defending. The elixir collector will only accelerate your meter, but buffs such as Rage hit both players' cards.

The screenshot below shows just how chaotic this mode will be. No release date has been given, but Supercell is already talking about how to expand upon it for clan tournaments and eSports. On a different note, is that a new troop type hiding behind the Royal Giant?

Our Take
Clash Royale is still played daily by many Game Informer staffers, and we've long been waiting for a mode that let the clan play together. We didn't expect a cooperative team battle mode quite like this, but we can't wait to check it out.

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