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DA: Inquisition gets epilogue DLC

DA: Inquisition gets epilogue DLC

The final piece of DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition is an epilogue that takes place two years after the main game.

According to BioWare, Trespasser explores what it's like to be a world-saving organisation when the world no longer needs saving. It's a chance to meet and talk with old friends, to uncover a new threat, and ultimately decide the fate of the Inquisition you worked so hard to build. It might just contain hints about the future of Thedas, too.

Trespasser is the third piece of story DLC BioWare has added to Inquisition, the other two being Jaws of Hakkon and The Descent. It will release on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC on September 9.

BioWare also announced a patch targeting Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC that includes a couple of treats in addition to the usual fixes.

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The producers of Iron Man are working on a Borderlands film

The producers of Iron Man are working on a Borderlands film

Lionsgate is working with Gearbox Software and Take-Two Interactive to create a film adaptation of Borderlands.

The Borderlands film creative team will be led by producers Avi and Ari Arad, who were responsible Iron Man, Spider Man, The Amazing Spider Man, X-Men, Ghost Rider and Blade.

Avi Arad is also working on adaptations of Uncharted and Ghost in the Shell.

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Street Fighter V beta kicks off again tomorrow

Street Fighter V beta kicks off again tomorrow

Capcom is taking another swing at a Street Fight V beta on PS4, starting tomorrow.

The worldwide beta test will begin Saturday August 29 at 11AM NZT, and will continue for five days, ending on Thursday, September 3 at 2AM NZT.

“As a lot of you may have known, we’ve recently been holding regional server stress tests and have experienced minimal issues,” said Capcom.

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Double Fine's latest is Headlander, a sci-fi about a disembodied head

Double Fine's latest is Headlander, a sci-fi about a disembodied head

The next game from Broken Age developer Double Fine is a 2D side-scroller that puts you in control of the last human head in the universe.

Headlander is based on ‘70s sci-fi, and is a comedic Metroid-style title about adventure, combat and exploration.

Initially the player moves via a jetpack-thruster throat, and can take over the bodies of various robots to work their way around a mysterious space station, solving puzzles and battling enemies via cover-oriented combat.

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This War of Mine: The Little Ones coming to console

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This War of Mine: The Little Ones coming to console

An expanded version of harrowing survival sim This War of Mine is coming to current-gen consoles.

This War of Mine: The Little Ones explores the hardships of wartime survival as seen from an entirely new perspective; that of a child.

Based on This War of Mine, The Little Ones puts you in charge of a group of adults and children stuck in the middle of hell, trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with lack of food, medicine and constant danger. The question is: how far will you go to make it through another day?

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 crowdfunded in less than a day

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 crowdfunded in less than a day

Divinity: Original Sin 2 has surpassed its Kickstarter target, fewer than 12 hours after it went live.

In a video update, Larian founder Swen Vincke expressed his surprise at the campaign’s popularity.

“It went so fast that we’ve been caught off-guard, so we haven‘t been able to finish up all the preparations for the stretch goals but rest assured they’re coming to you very soon – most likely tomorrow,” he said.

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate hits PC a month after console

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate hits PC a month after console

The PC version of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate will launch on November 19, Ubisoft has announced.

That’s almost four weeks after the console versions hit shelves on October 23.

According to Ubisoft Kiev studio production manager Sam Kovalev, the PC version is coming later to ensure that performance-wise it’s rock solid.

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The Secret World studio returns to single player with sinister horror The Park

The Secret World studio returns to single player with sinister horror The Park

The Secret World developer Funcom is returning the realm of single player games with The Park, an experimental horror coming to PC this year.

It is the studio’s first single player experience since award-winning 2006 adventure Dreamfall: The Longest Journey, but it will take place in the mysterious universe of MMO The Secret World.

According to the Norwegian developer, The Park is a unique horror story that will put players in the shoes of a mother whose son goes missing. When night falls and the lights go out, what follows is "a short, but intense horror story set against the backdrop of an amusement park where a dark and sinister secret is just waiting to be uncovered".

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Cliffy B's latest is team-based FPS LawBreakers

Cliffy B's latest is team-based FPS LawBreakers

The first game from Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Studios is LawBreakers, a competitive team-based FPS set in an alternate future.

Formerly known as Project BlueStreak, LawBreakers takes place in a world that has been divided into two factions following a huge cataclysmic event known as ‘The Shattering’ – an event that changed gravity forever.

Afterward, the world recovered and ushered in a new age technological advancements providing gravity manipulation and supplement use that grants near-superhuman abilities. Now, two forces fight for control; a peacekeeping organisation charged with upholding the law, and a highly-organised crime syndicate bent on breaking it. Players will be asked to choose a side – it’s Law versus Breakers.

Monday 31 August

Doom – The Guts and Gore of Doom Glory Kills dev diary
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Doom – The Guts and Gore of Doom Glory Kills dev diary
Id on Doom's melee finishers.
Hitman – 'Showstopper' playthrough
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Hitman – 'Showstopper' playthrough
15 minutes of sneaky assassination.
LawBreakers gameplay reveal trailer
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LawBreakers gameplay reveal trailer
First look at CliffyB's latest.
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DA: Inquisition gets epilogue DLC
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DA: Inquisition gets epilogue DLC
Also a collectibles sync, wardrobe.

Friday 28 August

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 preview
Preview
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 preview
With designer Chris Fox.
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Shadowrun Hong Kong review
Review
Shadowrun Hong Kong sees Harebrained go three-for-three
Cyberpunk intrigue in Fragrant Harbour.
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Thief Town live action trailer
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Thief Town live action trailer
Stab your friends.
Street Fighter V beta kicks off again tomorrow
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Street Fighter V beta kicks off again tomorrow
"We expect everything to run continuously."
Calvino Noir release trailer
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Calvino Noir release trailer
Sneak through the '30s criminal underworld.
Layers of Fear – Early Access trailer
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Layers of Fear – Early Access trailer
Sad Walrus.
Street Fighter V – PAX 2015 R. Mika trailer
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Street Fighter V – PAX 2015 R. Mika trailer
Character from Street Fighter Alpha 3 returns.