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New seasons of The Walking Dead, Wolf Among Us, and Batman incoming

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New seasons of The Walking Dead, Wolf Among Us, and Batman incoming

A final season of The Walking Dead and a second season of The Wolf Among Us are coming next year, Telltale Games has announced.

The fourth and final season of The Walking Dead will focus on Clementine, and will release on consoles, PC/Mac, iOS and Android-based devices.

To the series has sold more than 50 million episodes worldwide to date.

The second season of The Wolf Among Us, the episodic adventure based on Bill Willingham's Fables comic book series, will come in the second half of 2018 to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android-based devices.

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PvP is on the way for Ghost Recon: Wildlands

PvP is on the way for Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Ghost Recon: Wildlands' much speculated PvP mode has now been confirmed, and is releasing later this year.

Titled 'Ghost War', the mode will pit players against each other in a 4v4 team deathmatch.

An open beta will be coming to all platforms later this winter, with the full mode releasing in a free update this spring.

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Legendaries are finally coming to Pokemon Go

Legendaries are finally coming to Pokemon Go

Legendary Pokemon are coming Pokemon Go in celebration of the game's one-year anniversary.

Set to coincide with the Pokemon Go Fest event in Grant Park, Chicago, the first legendary Pokemon will become available for capture this weekend.

As Trainers around the world go out and explore their neighbourhoods in search of Pokemon and raid battles, they can keep an eye out for unique legendary eggs appearing at Gyms. If trainers and their team are able to successfully defeat a legendary raid boss, they will have the opportunity to catch a legendary pokemon of their own.

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Crash Bandicoot's hardest level goes live as free DLC

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Crash Bandicoot's hardest level goes live as free DLC

The original Crash Bandicoot's hidden level, Stormy Ascent is now available for the N. Sane Trilogy remaster as DLC from the PlayStation store.

N. Sane Trilogy developer, Vicarious Visions made the announcement at its panel during San Diego Comic Con.

Game director, Dan Tanguay spoke with original Naughty Dog developer, Taylor Kurosaki about the level, which the latter designed.

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NZ Game Developers Conference tickets available now

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NZ Game Developers Conference tickets available now

Tickets are now available for New Zealand’s premier game development conference.

The New Zealand Game Developers Conference (NZGDC) is an annual professional game development conference for primarily a New Zealand audience. It focuses on practical and inspirational content, and provides networking opportunities with international guests.

The theme this year, Luck by Design, is about dispelling the myth of overnight success.

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Aussie adventure Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles roams to stores today

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Aussie adventure Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles roams to stores today

The debut from Brisbane "micro-AAA" studio Prideful Sloth hits PlayStation 4 and PC today.

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles is an open-world adventure from Prideful Sloth, a developer comprised of vets from the Batman: Arkham and The Elder Scrolls series, DMC: Devil May Cry, Rock Band, Guitar Hero and Rome: Total War.

Set on an island paradise plagued by a mysterious dark force, Yonder tells the story of a young adventurer returning to a home he never knew. After washing ashore, he befriends the locals and encounters magical sprites capable of dispelling the Murk corrupting the realm.

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BioWare GM Aaryn Flynn replaced by former director Casey Hudson

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BioWare GM Aaryn Flynn replaced by former director Casey Hudson

BioWare general manager Aaryn Flynn announced today that after 17 years of service, he is leaving the studio at the end of this month.

Flynn joined BioWare straight after university, got married just as the studio finished Neverwinter Nights, had his first son while wrapping up Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, and a second son right after Jade Empire.

He was director of programming on Mass Effect 2 and Dragon Age: Origins, and then took over as general manager of BioWare for the development of Dragon Age II, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Mass Effect 3, and Mass Effect Andromeda.

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IDGA calls Aussie Greens senator's resignation "devastating"

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IDGA calls Aussie Greens senator's resignation "devastating"

The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association has called the resignation of Australian senator and games advocate Scott Ludlam "devastating".

Ludlam, a senator and deputy leader for Australian Greens party, resigned last week after it emerged that he holds dual citizenship with New Zealand, a breach of the constitution that rendered his re-election invalid.

"Scott Ludlam was undoubtedly the biggest advocate for the video games development industry in Australia," said the IDGA in a statement.

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Ataribox design revealed, will be crowdfunded

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Ataribox design revealed, will be crowdfunded

Atari will soon attempt to crowdfund the Ataribox, its first console in more than 20 years.

The company began teasing the console last month, and has now unveiled its design in a short blog post.

A note to investors issued at the end of last month indicated that the console will be crowdfunded in order to limit risk taking.

Monday 24 July

Splatoon 2 launch trailer
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Splatoon 2 launch trailer
PvP is on the way for Ghost Recon: Wildlands
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PvP is on the way for Ghost Recon: Wildlands
The lands are getting wilder.
Scenes from the Overwatch World Cup
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Scenes from the Overwatch World Cup
We unleash Baz on Sydney.
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Overwatch World Cup Team Aus interview
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Overwatch World Cup Team Aus interview
Baz vs Rqt and SereNity.