You Can Create Your New Skylander With App, Get It Printed In 3D

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You Can Create Your New Skylander With App, Get It Printed In 3D

Activision has been doing its best to keep its Skylanders series fresh from year to year, adding a gameplay twist with every annual release. So far, we’ve seen tweaks as mundane as larger figures, bizarre mix-and-match monstrosities, trappable baddies, and vehicles. This year’s installment, Skylanders Imaginators, lets players build their own hero from a huge array of different pieces. Today, the publisher has revealed that players will be able to work on their creations away from the game itself by using an app. That’s only part of the story, though. Once you’re finished, you can bring your new Skylander to life on a shirt, NFC card, or – for the die-hard fans out there – via limited-edition 3D printout.

Skylanders Creator is the app, and it’s coming to iOS and Android devices. After downloading it for free, you can get to work on your own creations, either by importing and tweaking the Skylanders you’ve already made in the console game, or completely from scratch. Once you’re done, you can transfer your finished Skylander over to the game. The transfer is made via a series of audio beeps and clicks, and we’re told it sounds a bit like a droid from Star Wars.

This Stealth Horror Game Has You Break Into A Neighbor's House

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This Stealth Horror Game Has You Break Into A Neighbor's House

Why is your neighbor so suspicious? Does he have a secret locked up in his basement? Something ominous is happening next door, and it's up to you to get to the bottom of it in Hello Neighbor.

This stealth horror game tasks you with uncovering a strange mystery after recently moving into a peaceful suburb. To find out what your neighbor is really up to, you trespass into his home looking for answers. Your neighbor is an intelligent AI who will learn from your mistakes and counter your movements, so staying out of sight is a must. 

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Sequel Includes Multiplayer And Revamped Combat

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Sequel Includes Multiplayer And Revamped Combat

A couple years ago, indie developer Mouldy Toof released The Escapists, a prison simulation game where you meticulously plan your escape. Now, the team along with publisher Team17, have announced the title's sequel.

The Escapists 2 will once again center around breaking out of prison, but a number of improvements are coming. These include more crafting items including building your own taser, local and online multiplayer for up to four players, a revamped combat system that introduces a lock-on targeting system, more detailed sprites, and better character customization options. 

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Sunless Sea Lead Writer Announces New Digital Board Game

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Alexis Kennedy, the lead writer and creative director of Sunless Sea, announced on his blog today that he's working on new game called Cultist Simulator.

Kennedy, who has also worked as a writer, coder, and creative director on games including Fallen London, Dragon Age: The Last Court, and Stellaris, said Cultist Simulator will be a "digital board game of mystery, experimentation, and self-destruction."

The single-player game is set to feature what Kennedy calls "parallel victory conditions" for "sane" and "insane" paths, crafting mechanics, and the ability to "indoctrinate innocents." However, there will also be the option to try to resist the cultish path and succeed in romance or a career. "But why would you do that?" Kennedy writes.

Emily Keeps A Low Profile In Sneaky Clockwork Mansion Playthrough

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Emily Keeps A Low Profile In Sneaky Clockwork Mansion Playthrough

Yesterday, we got to see what a mission in Dishonored 2 would look like if Emily Kaldwin threw caution to the wind and obliterated everything in her path. Today, we get to see a mission set in the same Clockwork Mansion, where she plays it cautious and avoids direct confrontation.

In this mission, Emily infiltrates the Clockwork Mansion to rescue an old friend, Anton Sokolov. She makes short work of the security, using methods including blink teleportation, sleep darts, and summoning a mysterious force that mesmerizes all who gaze upon it. It's another fun showcase for how players can approach combat – by being sneaky and taking out enemies before they even know they're being watched.

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Lincoln Clay Can Kill In Many Different Ways

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A number of sandbox games don't actually embrace openness in their mission design. Mafia III, if this trailer is any indication, shows otherwise.

Vietnam war veteran and protagonist Lincoln Clay can face missions in a handful of different ways. Stealth, melee takedowns, explosions, sniping, or just regular ol' gunplay seem to cover the options Mafia III makes the available to the player. Given how most games funnel you down one specific path for each mission, this choice is quite refreshing.

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Two Titans Almost Punch Each Other In This Cinematic Trailer

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Two Titans Almost Punch Each Other In This Cinematic Trailer

We've seen Titanfall 2's story from the viewpoint of a Pilot, but not from an outsider. The newest cinematic trailer for Titanfall 2 shows the relationship between Pilot and Titan from an envious grunt.

The trailer gives us the perspective of an unnamed militia rifleman as he tries to push back the IMC, the antagonistic force responsible for destroying the Frontier, the narrator's home. Given how the Titans are a powerful force, it makes sense how idolized these mechanical beings and their human counterparts are.

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Relive Your Memories With Remastered's Launch Trailer

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered releases alongside certain versions of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, but those who pre-purchase Infinite Warfare on PlayStation 4 will get access to the game next week. And that's why it already has a launch trailer.

For those pre-purchasers, the game's campaign will be available to play on October 5. The online multiplayer, which includes 10 maps with plans to add six more for free in December, will be online when the game wide releases on November 4..

The trailer is full of Modern Warfare spoilers, so tread lightly if you've never played the game and are hoping to be surprised. But those that played the game in 2007 will recognize many of its most memorable moments.

Emily Kaldwin Takes A Lethal Tour Of The Clockwork Mansion

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Emily Kaldwin Takes A Lethal Tour Of The Clockwork Mansion

The Clockwork Mansion is one of Karnaca's technological wonders, a mechanical building engineered with shifting walls and automaton security. A new Dishonored 2 trailer shows Emily Kaldwin roam its twisting hallways, leaving a trail of carnage along the way to her assassination target.

Kaldwin is there to take on Kirin Jindosh, the mind behind the mansion. During her tour of destruction, you'll see her tap into her supernatural powers to tear through human guards and dismantle clockwork enemies. 

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Indie Fencing Combat Game Announces A Sequel

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Nidhogg, the indie competitive fencing game with the weird name that makes sense if you look up its meaning, is getting a sequel.

The original game was a simple, but engaging title with visuals that recalled games like the very first Prince of Persia. The sequel's visuals have been radically overhauled, but the core combat moves forward. Additions, outside the aesthetic ones, include new weapons like bow and arrow and axe, as well as fatality moves, which you can see in the trailer below.

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