Mod Brings Dark Souls III Into The First-Person

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Modder Zulliethewitch recently released a mod for Dark Souls III that let's you see From Software's oppressive world from a whole new angle.

The mod lets you play Dark Souls III from the first-person perspective, which frankly, sounds terrifying. I struggle as it is to see behind my back when the camera follows from a comfortable distance behind me. The video showing off the game comes from YouTube channel  Iron Pineapple, and you can check it out below.

You can grab the PC mod, which comes with the requisite, "install at your own risk" warning, by heading here.

Homefront: The Revolution Features Playable TimeSplitters 2 Levels

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Homefront: The Revolution Features Playable TimeSplitters 2 Levels

If you're playing the newly released Homefront: The Revolution and need a break from liberating Philadelphia from North Korean occupation, Deep Silver Dambuster Studios has provided you with options. Hidden away within the game is an arcade cabinet called Time to Split. Step up to that cabinet and you'll be magically whisked away to 2002 to play a couple of levels from TimeSplitters 2.

The cabinet features the first two areas from the game, Siberia and Chicago. To find it, you simply go to the game's restricted zone and find The Bourse, which is a location that you encounter through a mission in the main story of Homefront: The Revolution. From there, you head upstairs to find the cabinet. For more explicit instructions, see Eurogamer's video below.

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Battlefield 4 Final Stand DLC Is Free For A Limited Time

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Battlefield 4 Final Stand DLC Is Free For A Limited Time

EA is continuing to prime the pump for Battlefield 1 at E3. The publisher is nudging players back to Battlefield 4 with some free DLC for a limited time.

Now through May 24, you can grab the Final Stand DLC free on all five platforms (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC). This is in addition to the previous offer of Dragon’s Teeth DLC for Battlefield 4 and the Robbery expansion for Battlefield Hardline.

For more on Battlefield 1, check out our coverage of the reveal.

NBA 2K16 Adds Spectator Mode For Upcoming Road To The Finals Tournament

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NBA 2K16 Adds Spectator Mode For Upcoming Road To The Finals Tournament

With its Road to the Finals tournament looming, NBA 2K16 is activating 2K Streamcast, an in-game feature that allows players to spectate live games and watch previously played games directly from their consoles. The mode is set to go live on May 21 as the Road to the Finals tournament commences.

Road to the Finals is a 16-team single elimination tournament with $250,000 at stake. The tournament takes place on May 21 between 10 a.m. PST and 6 p.m. PST with the championship happening on June 1. The 2K Streamcast feature gives players the ability to tune in from all over the world to watch the tournament play out in real-time or catch up after the games are completed.

We reached out to 2K to see if the team has any plans to expand the functionality to games outside of the Road to the Finals tournament. A representative from the company confirmed that at this time, the feature will only be supporting the Road to the Finals tournament. The Road to the Finals tournament and the 2K Streamcast feature are set to hit NBA 2K16 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on May 21. Check out the announcement trailer below.

Hideo Kojima Reveals New Details On Studio's Mysterious Logo

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Hideo Kojima Reveals New Details On Studio's Mysterious Logo

Following his falling out with Metal Gear Solid and Silent Hill publisher Konami, Hideo Kojima has been slowly building toward something with the new Kojima Productions. While the initial announcement of his studio brought with it a minimalist logo, Kojima today gave his followers a look at a 3D model named Ludens that the logo is modeled after.

In a series of three tweets, Kojima spelled out what Ludens, a Latin participle of the root word "ludo," which translates in English to "play," means to the team. "Ludens, the icon of Kojima Productions," he tweeted alongside the full picture posted below. "We'll deliver THE NEW PLAY in THE NEW FUTURE with the cutting-edge equipment, technology, & the frontier spirit. The gear he's wearing is the extra-vehicular activity(EVA) creative suit."

For comparison's sake, here's the Kojima Productions logo.

Chromie Brings Heroes Of The Storm’s First Dragon To The Fight Today

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Chromie Brings Heroes Of The Storm’s First Dragon To The Fight Today

Heroes of the Storm is getting its first gnome and its first dragon today. Chromie is available in the Nexus, and you can check her out in her own trailer.

Chromie a long-range fighter, and most certainly a glass cannon. She has an edge due to her Timewalker trait, which gives her talents a level earlier than other heroes.

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The Division Conflict Update Adds New Incursion Next Week

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The Division Conflict Update Adds New Incursion Next Week

The Division is getting another free update, and you won’t need to wait very long to dig into it. The Conflict update will be available on May 24, including a new incursion.

Clear Sky is the game’s second incursion, joining Falcon Lost. The update also includes new gear sets, weapons, and missions to fight high-value targets. There’s also a new feature in the Dark Zone that lets players hijack extractions.

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EA’s Frostbite Labs Is Working On ‘Virtual Humans’ For VR

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EA’s Frostbite Labs Is Working On ‘Virtual Humans’ For VR

EA has announced a skunkworks team working on future technology in preparation for upcoming technological innovations. Frostbite Labs, a team of 30 to 40 people, are looking far ahead to identify questions (and answers) that will be important down the line.

The team has two cells, with one in Stockholm and the other in Vancouver. While the full extent of the work wasn’t detailed, EA executive vice president Patrick Söderlund explained a couple of things that Frostbite Labs is working on.

While EA hasn’t dabbled too much in VR yet (other than the announced Star Wars Battlefront experience), the skunkworks team is looking at how to create meaningful interactions in virtual reality. Söderlund says the group is working on “virtual humans” and creating believable characters and interactions in VR.

EA Extends Partnership With Unravel Developer Coldwood

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EA Extends Partnership With Unravel Developer Coldwood

At EA’s Investor Day this morning, the publisher announced that it is continuing its investment in smaller projects. To that end, it is extending its deal with Unravel developer Coldwood.

Details on the next game haven’t yet been announced, but EA executive vice president Patrick Söderlund references the way gamers have attached to Unravel’s Yarny both in and out of the game. “At EA, we love working with creative and passionate development teams, in our own studios and our partners,” Söderlund writes. “Which is why I’m very pleased to announce that we’ve signed a new agreement with Coldwood to work with them on their next project.”

For more on Unravel, check out our review.

Blizzard Giving Away World Of Warcraft If You See The Movie

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Blizzard Giving Away World Of Warcraft If You See The Movie

If you’re planning on seeing Warcraft when it hits theaters on June 10, you can come home and visit Azeroth for free. Blizzard and Regal Cinemas have announced a deal that will give moviegoers a free copy of the long-running MMO.

In order to get your free copy, you’ll need to redeem your ticket receipt at Regal, United Artists, or Edwards theaters. The codes can be redeemed through the end of the year.

Whether you’re a new player or jumping in for the first time through this offer, you can nab some free cosmetic gear based on the movie. In order to get it, simply log in between May 25 and August 1.