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Capcom Releases New Trailer And Details About Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition

Capcom’s official announcement of Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition comes with a laundry list of goodies.

Vergil has finally been confirmed as a playable character for the remastered game (Capcom has been teasing it for a while), and joining him are Trish and Lady. While Capcom hasn’t announced what role Vergil will take on in the story, it has revealed that Trish and Lady will be taking on Dante and Nero’s missions, respectively. 

Consoles will also be getting the Legendary Dark Knight Mode, originally a feature in the PC release of the original game, which spawns more enemies with higher strength and vitality. Also coming are a set of new costumes and skins that will appear in the game’s cutscenes. Finally, the game will run at 1080p while maintaining the original release’s 60 FPS performance, and Capcom has announced unspecified balancing changes.

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Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition is planned for a digital release this summer on PC, Xbox One, and PS4. Capcom has not announced plans to sell the game at retail. – The Feed

343 Shares Halo 5 Beta Stats And Master Chief Collection Update Details

There were more than 6 million sniper kills during the Halo 5 beta, and The Master Chief Collection is getting more stability and matchmaking updates.

You can check out the full details of the Master Chief Collection update as well as the Halo 5 beta stats by heading here. The next Master Chief Collection update is going through certification now and should be available soon.

Along with a few stats about the most popular weapon kills from the Halo 5 beta, you will also learn gamertags from players who played the most matches, and who won the most Breakout rounds.

For more on the Halo 5 beta, you can check out our pair of Test Chambers from t when the beta was live by heading here and here.

[Source: Halo Waypoint] – The Feed

New Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker Story Trailer Details Post Game Content And Release Date

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker is the long awaited 3DS remake of the original Devil Survivor 2, originally released in Japan July 2011. A new story trailer for the game was released today offering some insight into the story of the new post-game content. If you haven’t played the original version or watched the 2013 anime adaptation, you might want to avoid watching the trailer as it does reveal one of the routes for how the original game ended.

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The trailer also reveals the release date for Record Breaker as May 5. If you want to learn more about Record Breaker, including all of the improvements over the original, check out our initial preview and the reveal trailer. – The Feed

Paperbound Preview – Debut Trailer And Details For New Hand-Drawn Fighting Game

If you enjoy four-player fighting games like Towerfall and Samurai Gun, you may be interested in checking out a new game called Paperbound, coming out on PS4 and Steam sometime this month. The game features 11 hand-drawn characters pulled from classic literature like A Journey to the Center of the Earth and Dante’s Inferno, as well as some popular indie characters including Juan from Guacamelee, the Locksmith from Monaco, and Captain Viridian from VVVVVV. An interesting feature of the game as you can see in the trailer below, is that the characters will run in 360 degrees of motion as they clamber over round platforms and on the ceiling of the arenas.

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There are 18 arenas in the game and four different gameplay modes that include free-for-alls and team battles. In order to win a match, you must jump into a portal once the victory conditions have been met.

[Source : PlayStation Blog] – The Feed

Persona 5 Director Offers More Details On The Recent Trailer

Persona 5's first substantial trailer premiered earlier this week, and producer and director Katsura Hashino offered some deeper insight into what to expect from the game.

Posting on the Japanese Persona website, Hashino pre-wrote a statement before the trailer went live and shared some of his fear about waiting to hear what the fans would have to say. You can find the full translation of Hashino's message on Siliconera, but here are a pair of the highlights:

This time, it’s about a group of high school students that are being “chased” by unexpected occurrences due to the justice they believe in. We’re writing [the story] to convey a thrilling everyday life in the shoes of these characters, that are as large as life, in this juvenile school setting.

We may feel some sort of suffocation in this world today, but as long as the world is comprised of relationships among humans, it is a person’s character, or a group’s character, that will provide the ‘power’ to destroy that ‘feeling of entrapment’.

You can check out the trailer for the game below, which is planned for release some time this year on PlayStation 3 and 4.

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[Source: Persona 5, Siliconera] – The Feed

Turtle Rock Studios Details Evolve’s Day One Patch

Evolve launches next week, February 10, and a day one patch will be required in order to jump online.

Considering this will the first time many will jump into Evolve, many of updates will be unnoticeable. There are some balancing tweaks, game and level-loading optimizations, general bug fixes, and the update also opens up connectivity to the Evolve match-three mobile puzzle game, Evolve: Hunters Quest. You can check out the full list of patch details here.

To see all of our Evolve features from when we featured the game on our cover, click the banner below.

[Source: Evolve] – The Feed

Microsoft Details The Xbox One February 2015 Update

Xbox Live's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb has a preview of what to expect from the upcoming Xbox One February update.

Xbox One preview program members can start using the latest update immediately, though it's unclear exactly when it will be available for everyone.

You can find the full list of updates on Major Nelson's blog, but some highlights include transparent tiles to better view the new customizable backgrounds. Every game also now has its own hub which lets you compare your progress to friends more easily, see who the top players and streamers of that particular game are. You can also start a game with snapped apps like Achievements right from the beginning. You can check out the preview video below.

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[Source: Major Nelson]

Our Take
None of the these updates are particularly big, or address the generally difficult to navigate user interface. Clear tiles to better view background images is a nice touch, though. – The Feed

Planetside 2 Beta Coming In January, Details Available In The New Year

According to Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley, it may not be too much longer before PlayStation 4 owners can dive into Planetside 2. The massive shooter is long overdue, and was originally slated for release in early 2014.

Smedley shared the news via Twitter with a fan inquiring about the release plans. 

Planetside 2 will join Sony Online’s DC Universe Online, Warframe, Blacklight Retribution, and Loadout as a free to play offering on the PlayStation 4. For more on Planetside 2, you can check out an interview with former senior art director Trammell Isaac (now with Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key studio) about sharing revenues with players who create cosmetic items. You can also find out more about signing up for the beta here.

[Source: John Smedley on Twitter via IGN]


Our Take
Planetside 2’s arrival on PlayStation 4 could be a big revenue generator for Sony Online and for longtime PC players. The Player Studio items will become available for console players, meaning new eyeballs on even older cosmetic goods. If successful on console, Player Studio could herald a new wave of player entrepreneurs on console. – The Feed

Halo 5: Guardians Limited Editions Announced, Few Details Beyond Price Offered

Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced three different versions of Halo 5: Guardians. In addition to the standard version that includes the game alone, there are two higher-priced editions with added digital and physical content.

The Limited Edition ($ 99.99) includes digital content to “enhance Spartan combat” and “exclusive items.” The game will come in a steelbook case instead of the regular green plastic one.

The Limited Collector’s Edition ($ 249.99) includes everything in the Limited Edition plus another, as yet unrevealed physical item. 343 Industries is designing a numbered statue that will be included in this set.

Today at 9 a.m. Pacific / 12 p.m. Eastern marks the start of the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta. Any items unlocked for the beta from watching Halo: Nightfall or playing Halo: The Master Chief Collection will carry forward to Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer when that title is released in fall 2015.

For more on the beta unlocks, check out our previous coverage. You can also read our hands-on impressions of the beta content.


Our Take
I’m starting to get numb to $ 249.99 collector’s editions, but this one is going to sting Halo fans. If you want it, you’ll need to pre-order it fast, because it’s likely to be in limited numbers. 

Unfortunately, right now you have absolutely no idea what you’re getting for that amount. If you have any interest whatsoever, you might want to pre-order and then cancel if you don’t like the contents. I am not at all a fan of announcements like this that carry heavy price tags and absolutely no other information. – The Feed

Ubisoft details third Assassin’s Creed: Unity patch

After Ubisoft issued a second patch for Assassin’s Creed: Unity late last week, the publisher gave a glimpse of the next update for the game, which is expected to fix more of its technical issues. The third update will be “larger in scope” compared…
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