Space Hulk: Deathwing Delayed One Week on PC

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After the closed beta wrapped up last week, Space Hulk: Deathwing developer Streum On got some significant feedback from all those players about the state of the game. In order to address some of the bigger concerns, like slow loading times, better interfaces/menus, and various other bug fixes, they need a little more time. Specifically, one week.Originally, the title was slated for a PC release this week (December 9, to be exact), but now it won't be out until next Thursday, December 14. Given a choice between this and some kind of "Day One" patch to address those issues, I'd rather the game be delayed. Here's what the dev had to say about pushing this back:The team is currently working relentlessly to address the technical points raised. Most issues have already been addressed, including drastic improvement in loading times, optimisation of general performance, improvement of interface and menu elements, sound-design changes including character voices, and fix of numerous bugs and nearly all occurrences of crashes. Work is of course ongoing to fix the remainder of these issues.

PAYDAY DLC for Goat Simulator Makes Its Way to Xbox Consoles

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Earlier this year, those wacky goats in Goat Simulator decided to take up heisting with the PAYDAY DLC. At the time, this was a PC exclusive DLC pack that added a camel, a flamingo, a dolphin, and four new goats to the roster of playable animals in the game, as well as some vaguely PAYDAY 2 themed things. That DLC is now available on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One.Hopefully, the porting of this DLC means that the "Waste of Space" DLC will eventually make its way to the consoles as well.The "Goat Simulator: PAYDAY" DLC is available for $4.99 on both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. No word on whether it will be coming out for the PlayStation 4 or Playstation 3.

Next Battleborn Update Will Unlock All 25 Core Characters for Free

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Next Battleborn Update Will Unlock All 25 Core Characters for Free

The exact future for Battleborn may be up-in-the-air, but with the next update, Gearbox and 2K are hoping to attract a few more players to the title. The big ticket item with this update is that all 25 characters in the original roster, i.e., none of the new ones that have been added over the past six months, will be unlocked for free simply by completing the Prologue.Once you have access to all of those characters, you'll need to try and figure out which one you like, right? Well that's where the new "Dojo" training mode comes in. Select a character and go up against some A.I. bots to get a better feeling for their abilities and Helix progression system. After you get comfortable with them, then go to town in the cooperative Story Mode, or the PvP mode, if you prefer. Both of those modes are getting some overhaul as well, like better guides in the Story Mode to fill you in on what to do next, and better Credit rewards for both.You can check out the rest of the changes coming with then next update on the Battleborn site. The devs will also be showing off some of these changes and discussing them in more depth today at 5:00 pm Eastern over on the Gearbox Twitch channel.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta Registration Now Open

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Ghost Recon Wildlands is still three months away from release, which means that we're likely to see some kind of beta for the game sometime soon. Oh, hey look! A beta registration page!The exact time frame of the beta hasn't been announced by Ubisoft just yet; no start date or end date, just a hat you can toss your name into and hope it gets drawn. While we wait to hear more about that, which I'm guessing won't be until after the holidays, let's all enjoy this "Mission Briefing" trailer that lays out all the big ideas behind Wildlands.Ghost Recon Wildlands is slated for a March 7, 2017 release. It will launch on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and support four player online co-op throughout the campaign.

Knack 2 is in the Works

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While Sony had a fair number of surprises for its fans at the PlayStation Experience this past weekend, including the reveal of The Last of Us: Part 2 and Windjammers making its way digitally to PSN, the one game that was perhaps the biggest surprise was Knack 2. While the original has its appeal and drawbacks, it sounds like Japan Studio has heard much of the criticism leveled at the game and put that to work to make the sequel better.Details about the game are pretty sparse right now. A few folks from other gaming sites, like Michael McWhertor of Polygon, did get some hands-on time with an early build of the title and initial impressions are favorable. Some of the biggest improvements seem to be to Knack's move set (which has been greatly expanded), a kind of skill progression, better platforming, and more interaction between co-op players. Couch co-op is returning (as is drop-in/drop-out) for the campaign and there will be some different paths you can take in the levels for an easier or harder experience.No release date has been given for Knack 2 at this time.

Dungeon Souls Sees Full Release on Steam

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Lamina Studios' action-adventure/twin-stick shooter/rogue-like dungeon crawler, Dungeon Souls, is out of Early Access and is now in its full release build on Steam. Players must do their best to survive the challenges of each procedurally generated floor of the dungeon in order to find the exit to the next floor and get closer to escape.The title supports two players locally and allows each player to choose from one of ten playable characters, such as the Archer, the Cleric, or the Nightblade. Each character has their own progression path with unique skills to unlock.Dungeon Souls is available via Steam at a 15% discount until 12:00 pm Eastern on Friday, December 9.

New Rocket League Map and Steam Workshop Support Arrive Tomorrow

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Since it's debut last July, Rocket League has risen to be one of the most popular multiplayer games out there. We're just happy that you can play against some co-op bots with buddies. A new sci-fi themed arena, "Starbase ARC," gets added to the title, but perhaps best of all, PC players will be able to share their own custom maps with folks via Steam Workshop.Along with the map and Steam Workshop Support, the game is also getting an interesting new feature with "Custom Training" mode. This mode will let players design their own training module by picking the map, the type of sequence, i.e., striker or goalie, and its difficulty. You'll then be placed into the map with the ability to place the car, the ball, and control the path the ball will take. Once you've got all that figured out and tested, you can upload it for others to enjoy. It's an interesting way to create some very specific shot training exercises and up your game.More details about the Steam Workshop Support and Custom Training mode can be found in the appropriate links. All of this (with the exception of the workshop support which is PC/Steam only) will be added to all versions of Rocket League tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7 for free. The new "Vulcan" car will be available to purchase for $1.99.

New Update for Gears of War 4 Adds Vertical Splitscreen for PC

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New Update for Gears of War 4 Adds Vertical Splitscreen for PC

The December update for Gears of War 4 brings a little co-op goodness for PC players. If you'd rather split your screen vertically or horizontally, you now can. This splitscreen option is for the campaign only, however, so playing Horde mode locally is still a horizontal split.In addition to the new vertical splitscreen, the update that drops today also adds two new maps, Glory and Speyer, to multiplayer, and some various tweaks/improvements. One of the bigger ones for Horde are the changes to mounted turrets, which now do less damage, are less accurate, and have lower ammo reserves. The full patch notes can be found in The Coalition's community forums here.