Trailer For Civ Leader Montezuma I Shows Off New Features For The Aztecs

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Montezuma I, the ruler of the Aztec Triple Alliance and second Emperor to the empire, is coming to Sid Meier's Civilization VI as the head for the Aztec people. Along with his leadership, the Aztec pack includes a wealth of new features.

Following in the footsteps of Cleopatra of Egypt, Queen Elizabeth of England, and President Roosevelt for America, the announcement of Montezuma I's inclusion in the game came with a trailer and explanation of the new features surrounding the Aztec people. The Aztecs unique unit is called the eagle warriors, which historically were one of the two infantry classes in the empire along with the jaguar warriors. These fighters are a stronger version of the basic warrior unit and come with the special ability of turning defeated enemies into building units, allowing you to build up your Aztec civilization all the faster.

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From The Streets To The Funeral Parlor

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From The Streets To The Funeral Parlor

Wherever protagonist Lincoln Clay goes, a trail of blood soon follows. In this new live-action trailer, Clay's vengeance is once again the focus, showing the moment of his revenge and the funeral parlor it leads to. There's no new game footage in the trailer, but developer Hangar 13 is really nailing down the game's dark, revenge-heavy narrative. However, that said, the trailer does not shy away from the effects Clay's actions have on others. In pursuit of revenge, his actions seem to mirror those of who he hunts. It'll be interesting to see if his eye-for-an-eye approach is questioned in Mafia III.

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For more on Mafia III, read our hands-on preview from E3 or check out our cover hub below.

Coloring Between The Lines

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Coloring Between The Lines

The Paper Mario series has always relied on quirky humor, interesting gameplay twists, and thick layers of nostalgia, and with Paper Mario: Color Splash, Nintendo shows no signs of changing its course. I had the chance to play Paper Mario: Color Splash and came away excited to extend my time with the game.

The segment I played gave me a small open area to explore, a few enemies to battle, a battalion of Toads to find, and a boss to take on. The early moments played like a tutorial, teaching me all about the game's intuitive card and paint systems. As you explore the world and tackle enemies, you salvage cards, which can be used in the battle system. You also find red, blue, and yellow paint, which can be used for a couple of different things.

For instance, as I navigated through the small area in the demo, I could smash my hammer with some paint on it to color some areas that didn't have color before. Doing so either rewarded me with coins or cards, or opened up new areas. The paint can also be used in battle to power up your attack cards that you select. 

Metroid Prime: Federation Force Blast Ball Is Free On The eShop

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Metroid Prime: Federation Force is coming next month, and while it isn’t the Metroid game fans want, Nintendo hopes to win you over. Part of the campaign to win Chozo hearts and minds is a free demo for one of the modes out today.

You can download Metroid Prime: Federation Force Blast Ball absolutely free on the 3DS eShop right now. The game is described as “the most intense 3-on-3 sport in the Metroid universe.”

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New Nioh Screens Should Tide You Over Until Newly Announced Second Demo

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New Nioh Screens Should Tide You Over Until Newly Announced Second Demo

Players first got a taste of Team Ninja's upcoming game Nioh in April, thanks to an alpha demo of the Dark Souls-like title. Next month, PlayStation 4 players will get another chance to face off against fearsome supernatural creatures in a new beta for the game. They'll have access to a long-range hand cannon this time around, which should help even things out a little.

Nioh's beta download will be available starting August 23, and the PS4 exclusive will be online until September 6. Look for the full game later this year.

The demo includes a new dojo stage, designed to ease players into the game's combat, as well as a new area that's yet to be announced. If you didn't get a chance to play the alpha, you can also play the Usuki area, which was featured in that demo. In the meantime, you can take a look at our Test Chamber from the alpha, featuring resident Dark Souls expert Dan Tack as he slowly falls in love. Be sure to take a look at the new screens in the gallery below, too.

Get Another Look At World Of Final Fantasy And Check Out The Collector’s Edition

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Get Another Look At World Of Final Fantasy And Check Out The Collector’s Edition

World of Final Fantasy blends the big-head chibi look of the original installments with the expressive Kingdom Hearts art style. All of this takes place in the pop-up book world of Grymoire.

A trailer introduces us to the world and our two protagonists. Throughout their adventure in classic Final Fantasy settings, they’ll encounter classic summons, meet past series protagonists, and capture the franchise’s iconic monsters.

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New Trailer Showcases The Game's In Space And On Foot Combat

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New Trailer Showcases The Game's In Space And On Foot Combat

Hello Games is halfway through a multi-part video series that seeks to answer its game's big questions. The latest shows off the game's combat.

The previous video, Explore, showed off – you guessed it – the game's exploration. You can find it here. The video below, Fight, shows off the game's combat, both on the surface of many planets, and out in space.

No Man's Sky comes out on August 9 for PlayStation 4 and PC.

Watch Madden Rookies Complain About Their Ratings

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It's an annual rite like being hazed in training camp: EA Sports has released the ratings for some of this year's notable rookies, and the reality can be harsh. Welcome to the NFL, rookies.

Big-name rookies like 1st overall pick and Rams' QB Jared Goff fall for the age-old setup: Tell us what you think you're rated, and we'll give you the real numbers. The results are humbling.

On the flipside, EA has posted its list of the top 10-rated rookies on its EA's official blog, and it's not exactly the draft order from earlier this year.

Livestream And Trailer Show Off New Ride For Your Guardian

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Today's live stream of Destiny: Rise of Iron did not reveal much about the story or new environments featured in the upcoming expansion, but did show some new weapons and vehicles. The infamous Gjallahorn will be getting a new skin and the Sparrow will be getting a makeover themed around the weapon as well.

As revealed in a short trailer, players who pre-order the upcoming Rise of Iron expansion will be able to claim an Iron Gjallahorn weapon and a an Iron Gjallarwing Sparrow. You can check out these black-and-silver winged goodies for yourself below.

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The Sequel To 2007's Pac-Man Championship Edition

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Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 was announced by Bandai Namco today. It will be released in September.The follow-up to Pac-Man Championship Edition, released in 2007, this digital-only game will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game will be on the show-floor at San Diego Comic Con, which stars tomorrow, at booth 129. You can check out the first trailer for the game down below.

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For more Pac-Man, check out our review of Pac-Man Museum, released in 2014.