New Releases This Week: June 19 Through June 25

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New Releases This Week: June 19 Through June 25

E3 might be over, but the releases keep on rolling in. Headlining the week is one of the Wii U's last hoorahs, Tokyo Mirage Session #FE.

This week also sees the console and PC release of Pac-Man 256 and Resident Evil spinoff Umbrella Corps. Here's the full rundown:

Deadlight: Director's Cut (Xbox One, PS4, PC) - June 21Grand Kingdom (PS4, Vita) - June 21Pac-Man 256 (Xbox One, PS4, PC) - June 21
Umbrella Corps (PS4, PC) - June 21
VA-11 HALL-A (PC) - June 21
Breached (PC) - June 22
prog.1 (PC) - June 23
Heart&Slash (Xbox One, PS4) - June 24
Terraria (3DS) - June 24
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE (Wii U) - June 24

Linked Steam Accounts Are Now Required To Use Fallout 4 Console Mods

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Linked Steam Accounts Are Now Required To Use Fallout 4 Console Mods

In an effort to combat piracy, such as cracking down on unauthorized uploads, Bethesda is now requiring players to link their Steam accounts when transferring Fallout 4 PC mods to consoles.

This extra measure came into effect with Fallout 4's recent title update. Now, when you access Bethesda.net to upload mods to consoles, your Steam account must first be verified. Mod support on consoles currently only extends to Xbox One, however PlayStation 4 support is soon to come. 

At this year's E3, Bethesda announced that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim remaster will also receive mod support on consoles. You can find out more about how mods work on Fallout 4 via consoles here. The release of console mod support for Fallout 4 was a huge success for Bethesda, generating 50 times more traffic than the title's release on PC.

No Man's Sky Keeps Its Name After Settling Lawsuit With Sky TV

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No Man's Sky Keeps Its Name After Settling Lawsuit With Sky TV

Hello Games, the creator of the upcoming space exploration adventure No Man's Sky, recently settled a three-year-long lawsuit with Sky, a United Kingdom TV broadcaster.

Sky hoped to alter No Man's Sky's name, because it contains the word "sky," as studio head Sean Murray points out:

Yay! We finally settled with Sky (they own the word "Sky"). We can call our game No Man's Sky. 3 years of secret stupid legal nonsense over

The Top Two NX Games Of E3 2016

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This year's E3 was home to tons of new games across all platforms – even the mysterious NX from Nintendo. As Nintendo promised, the NX was not at E3, but there were some games that we know will be on the NX when it surfaces next year. We've rounded up each and every NX game from the show and ranked our favorites.

2. Just Dance 2017Just Dance is a huge franchise for Ubisoft, but doesn't exactly have much hardcore appeal. Even so, it has found massive success and become a best-seller for Ubisoft. Maybe the short clip below featuring music from Queen might explain why.

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Weekend Warrior – Recovering From E3

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Another E3 has come and gone. A number of editors are traveling back from Los Angeles this weekend, but that won’t stop us from playing games. We are still loving Overwatch in the office, but with all the new announcements at E3, we’re also making time to go back and revisit some of our favorite series. Drop a comment below and share what you’re playing this weekend!

Kimberly Wallace (@Kstar1785) - This weekend is back to actually playing games that are out, instead of dreaming about future releases. The toughest part of E3 is waiting for all these great games. I’m on a few review assignments, so my weekend will be dedicated to those, but I’m sure I’ll get an Overwatch or NHL 16 match in here and there. Andrew Reiner (@Andrew_Reiner) -  I'm spending the weekend with my wife and daughter, but should be able to get some game time in at night. I'm hoping to play more Overwatch and check out the new Trials game.

Monolith Is Helping Work On The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

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Monolith Is Helping Work On The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

The developers of Xenoblade Chronicles X are helping Nintendo with the massive task of building The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s open world.

Last year while speaking with Xenoblade Chronicles X’s directors Tetsuya Takahashi and Genki Yokota we learned that the team at Monolith was interested in taking its expertise with open world games and helping develop the next Zelda. This didn’t seem too unreasonable since the team at Monolith had previously worked on Skyward Sword as well. This year we learned that Monolith would continue this tradition by helping shape The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

During an interview at E3, legendary developer Shigeru Miyamoto told us, “Yes they are involved in this Zelda. People from Tokyo and Kyoto are working together on this. There is a team of over 100 [from Monolith] helping work on this project, and their work has really been helpful.”

Indigo Prophecy Is Coming To PlayStation 4 In 1080p Tomorrow With Trophy Support

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Indigo Prophecy Is Coming To PlayStation 4 In 1080p Tomorrow With Trophy Support

Quantic Dream, known for Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls, and the upcoming Detroit: Become Human, will be offering a look at its roots tomorrow with the release of Indigo Prophecy (known as Fahrenheit outside of North America) on PlayStation 4.

The game will play in 1080p and offer Trophies, but is not a port of the remastered version that released on Steam early last year. Instead, it's an upgraded port of the PlayStation 2 version of the game and is part of the PlayStation 2 classics library of games currently releasing on PlayStation 4.

FAHRENHEIT - Indigo Prophecy 1080p Remaster releasing excl. on PS4 PLAYSTATION STORE on 7/18/16. 14.99$, worldwide. pic.twitter.com/Yzwedfxjsk

Atlus Publishing RPG Caligula In The West

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Atlus didn't want to leave E3 without making one last announcement. It's bringing Japanese RPG Caligula from FuRyu to North America and Europe.

Caligula is written by Tadashi Satomi, known for his scenario writing on the early Persona games. The game follows high school students who are trapped in a virtual reality world that's supposed to be the perfect high school experience. Does that even exist? Probably not as some classmates figure out that repeating three years over and over again isn't all it's cracked up to be, even when it's in the most ideal atmosphere. Now they'll have to figure out how to escape and what's really going on.

Atlus will release Caligula as a digital download for PlayStation Vita in both North America and Europe next spring, which is pretty good timing considering you'll need your RPG fix as you finish Persona 5.

E3 Sees Over 70,000 Attendees; Next Year’s Date Set

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Even as this year’s E3 begins to wind down, the Entertainment Software Association has revealed some stats surrounding this year’s show, detailing that 70,300 attendees were involved in the week’s events. That included approximately 50,300 professionals, and another 20,000 fans. According to the ESA, over 250 exhibitors showed off over 1,600 products.

An exposition of that size takes a lot of planning, and plenty of companies are already thinking about what next year’s event may include. As such, the ESA revealed today that E3 2017 is set to occur on June 13-15, and as expected, it's in the same location as this year – the LA Convention Center. 

The ESA is also touting the dent that the event makes in the social media landscape, citing that the show had more than 7 million posts on Twitter about the show, and more than 500,000 likes on E3-related posts on Instagram during the show. Over 42 million viewers watched E3 content on Twitch this year, the official streaming partner for E3. 

Star Wars Battlefront Visits Cloud City In New Trailer

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Star Wars Battlefront Visits Cloud City In New Trailer

Expanding plans for Star Wars Battlefront featured prominently in EA’s E3 strategy, specifically as part of a big push illustrating the variety of Star Wars games currently in production. After the launch of Battlefront late last year, DICE has continued to develop new content for its game, and on June 21, season pass players can partake of the newest fruition of that work – a chance to fight it out on Bespin.

As previously reported, the Bespin DLC includes flyable cloud cars, new blasters, new heroes Lando and Dengar, a game mode called Sabotage, and of course new maps set on Bespin. While season pass holders get an early shot at the content on the 21st, other players can look forward to playing on July 5. 

Check out the trailer, and let us know below if you plan on visiting Cloud City.