Report: GTA V May Be Getting First-Person Modes On Xbox One, PS4, PC

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Report: GTA V May Be Getting First-Person Modes On Xbox One, PS4, PC

A since-removed post on the Rockstar Support website points to a new way to play Grand Theft Auto V this fall. Unless the support posting was erroneous, you will be able to experience the game in first-person both on-foot and behind the wheel.

The first-person perspective will allow users to see the interiors of cars, including working instrumentation. The game will also feature a mode for movie-making, new animals, and new easter eggs and random events during the story.

We’ve reached out to Rockstar to confirm whether the removed support posting’s feature listings are accurate. We’ll update should we receive a response.

Kickstarter Tightens Terms Of Service, Warns Projects Of Legal Liability

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Backing a Kickstarter project is a risky endeavor. You’re putting your faith in personnel and a project concept so early that there is a chance that the end product (if it’s ever delivered) doesn’t match lofty expectations. Now, Kickstarter is taking another step to hold project managers accountable.

Today, Kickstarter co-founder and CEO Yancey Strickler announced an update to the site’s terms of services. The new terms detail remedies should a project manager fail to deliver the promised end product and rewards.

When a project is successfully funded, the creator must complete the project and fulfill each reward. Once a creator has done so, they’ve satisfied their obligation to their backers.

New Tribute Album Reminds Us Why We Love Metroid So Much

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New Tribute Album Reminds Us Why We Love Metroid So Much

Super Marcato Bros.' Will Brueggemann has released a 20-track tribute album to Nintendo's beloved Metroid series, and the offerings make us eager to relive Samus Aran's glory days.

The album is called Child of the Chozo, and features tracks in three distinct styles, inspired by Metroid's 8-bit, 16-bit, and modern eras. The album is a solo effort from Brueggemann, who normally works with his brother Karl under the Super Marcato Bros. moniker. Brueggemann describes Child of the Chozo on his site as "...a thesis statement as to what makes the music of composers like Kenji Yamamoto, Hirokazu Tanaka, and Minako Hamano so incredible!" The tracks we listened to sound like they could be straight from a lost Metroid game, so we'd say Brueggemann has successfully figured out what makes the series' music so great.

Fans can listen to the album here, and buy it for $5 in a variety of formats.

Tropico 3 Is This Week’s Humble Store Free Game

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Tropico 3 Is This Week’s Humble Store Free Game

The Humble Store End of Summer Sale is entering its final week. This time, you can enjoy fun in the sun (if you don’t mind a tropical dictator fixing the prices of bananas, tobacco, and other exports).

Tropico 3 is this week’s free PC game, and you can get simply by visiting the Humble Store website. You’ll need a Steam account in order to take advantage, and even if you already own the game, you can gift this copy to a friend.

Humble Store is running a number of discounts on titles (hence the name “End of Summer Sale”). You can get your free copy of Tropico 3 and check out this last round of deals over on the Humble Store website.

PlayStation TV Arrives Mid-October, Over 700 Compatible Games At Launch

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PlayStation TV Arrives Mid-October, Over 700 Compatible Games At Launch

Sony has announced the release date for the PlayStation TV, a small device intended for media and games. The device, which will retail for $99.99, will be available on October 14.

Sony says that more than 700 games will be available at launch, including native Vita games, PlayStation 1 titles, and PSP games available digitally (sorry, there’s no UMD drive on the PlayStation TV). Among the named games are Metal Gear Solid, Persona 4 Golden, Spelunky, Dragon’s Crown, Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions, and the upcoming Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom. Sony also says that the Vita version of Minecraft will be compatible with the PlayStation TV

The PlayStation TV will also be available in a bundle with a Dual Shock 3, 8 GB memory card, and The Lego Movie Videogame for $139.99. Additionally, Walmart is including Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time on top of the bundle and at the same price.

Listing For BioShock Infinite: The Complete Edition Appears

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Listing For BioShock Infinite: The Complete Edition Appears

Signs point to 2K Games and developer Irrational Games releasing a Complete Edition of BioShock Infinite for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 that includes the game's DLC and other extras.

According to a listing on Gamestop, the game comes out on November 4 (for $39.99) and includes Burial at Sea episodes 1 and 2, the Clash in the Clouds pack, the Early Bird Special, and Columbia's Finest pack. The latter two packs contain weapons, gear, and other amenities.

2K Games has not officially announced The Complete Edition. We have reached out to them for a response, and will update this story if we hear anything.

New Beta Stage Opens Up For Mighty No. 9 Backers

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Mighty No. 2 is really into water. As one of the bosses for Comcept's upcoming Mighty No. 9, she wears a repurposed diving suit that's equipped with arm nozzles. As the game's Kickstarter backers can see for themselves, our hero Beck will have to perform to the best of his abilities if he wants to defeat this diabolical character.

Comcept today revealed on its Kickstarter page that after updating the game's beta on Steam, backers will be able check out a draft of the stage. Keeping with the water theme, it's filled with hazards including iced-over pipes and ledges. Three weeks ago, the game's beta began with a peek at Mighty No. 5's stage. Speaking at a panel at PAX at the beta's opening, Comcept founder Keiji Inafune said that two additional levels would be coming to backers.

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New Releases This Week: September 21 Through 27

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New Releases This Week: September 21 Through 27

Are you ready for some football? (I just saw our European readers smile over my use of the “proper” word for the sport.)

FIFA 15 headlines this week’s releases, though it certainly isn’t the only game hitting shelves and digital storefronts. Things are starting to heat up as the weather here in North America begins to cool down.

Here’s the full list of games arriving this week:

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani To Defend Activision Against Manuel Noriega

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani To Defend Activision Against Manuel Noriega

Activision is moving today to have the lawsuit brought by former leader of Panama Manuel Noriega. Noriega sued Activision in July over his appearance in 2013’s Call of Duty: Ghosts.

Activision has announced that former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani will defend against the allegations as part of the law firm of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP. Counsel will move to dismiss the case under the grounds that Noriega’s appearance is considered free speech.

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Dark Souls 2's Crown Of The Ivory King DLC Delayed Slightly In U.K.

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Dark Souls 2's Crown Of The Ivory King DLC Delayed Slightly In U.K.

Bandai Namco UK has announced the delay of Dark Souls 2's Crown of the Ivory King DLC, setting off expectations that the same will occur for the U.S. version.

The DLC was supposed to arrive on September 24, but over in the U.K. it's being moved to the 30th.

We've contacted U.S. representatives, and will update this story when we hear back.