Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Shows Off Its Expanded Combat System In Trailer

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Vanillaware is doing more than just refining the visual style of its upcoming remaster of Odin Sphere, Odin Sphere Leifthrasir. This trailer showcases that in addition to giving the hand drawn art style an HD sheen, the combat and skills systems are being updated.

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Leifthrasir will have over 200 new skills which can be unlocked through skill trees that are so enormous that they’re dizzying. Each playable character will have their own skill tree to unlock both passive and active skills, bolstering the progression system of the original game.

Training Day: Why The Opening Missions Have Us Interested

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The Hitman series has seen some drastic changes over the years. Agent 47 took a long hiatus after the release of Blood Money, only to reappear with Absolution in 2012. Absolution reworked the Hitman formula quite a bit, but some of those changes were disappointing to longtime fans. A few of its open levels rivaled previous Hitman games in terms of size and NPC counts, but roughly half of Absolution’s levels were designed to be more linear, including several “escape” sequences that didn’t even have targets to kill. Despite Absolution's problems, though, it introduced a much better control scheme and other improvements to things like hiding bodies and using disguises.

After spending three days playing the closed beta for the upcoming Hitman, I was both intrigued and apprehensive. The beta only included two missions, but the structure that surrounds those missions has the makings of a uniquely great Hitman game. It feels like the technical advancements of Absolution but more focused on the freedom that past Hitman titles gave you. That managed to get me thinking about the future of the full version, and what it could do to make it the ideal combination of old and new.

Grim Dark Souls III Gameplay Trailer Underscored By Haunting Melody

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The newest trailer for Dark Souls III dropped today, bringing with it a wealth of gameplay footage. It shows off a number of enemies, items and areas to a haunting cover of Cyndi Lauper's"True Colors."

In the trailer below, you can see a myriad of opponents that will try to crush your spirits, complete with ominous warnings about the trials you'll face. It also shows off equipment and tactics that you'll have at your disposal to overcome these challenges and find "the darkness within."

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See How The Division Looks At 60 Frames-Per-Second On PC

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In addition to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, Ubisoft is planning a simultaneous release on PC. Today, the publisher has released a trailer showing off that version specifically.

The video includes call-outs for the different elements that make the PC version look so impressive. These include dynamic lighting, real-time reflections, volumetric fog, and more.

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Postal Redux Brings The Ultra-Violent Shooter To A New Generation

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In 1997, Running With Scissors released Postal, an ultra-violent shooter with a dark and twisted sense of humor. Much like Joel Schumacher’s Falling Down, a film about a working man who had finally had enough, Postal featured a man resorting to violence to deal with his frustrations.

Postal Redux is due out on PC, Mac, and Steam OS this Spring. It’s also bound for PlayStation 4 later this year.

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Elena Returns And A Villain Introduced In Uncharted 4 Story Trailer

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Elena Returns And A Villain Introduced In Uncharted 4 Story Trailer

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End will barrel down on us in just two months. Today, Sony and Naughty Dog reveal more of the story in a new trailer.

Nathan Drake and his brother Sam have been chasing a legendary pirate’s treasure since their youth. Reunited as adults, the pair are finally close to achieving their goal.

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Bank Limit: Advanced Battle Racing Revs Up For Oculus Rift Launch

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Racing prowess (and perhaps intestinal fortitude) will be on the line when the Oculus Rift launches. Developed by Tastee Beverage Studios, Bank Limit: Advanced Battle Racing will put you in the virtual seat of laser-equipped race car of the future.

Because this is a virtual reality racer, head movement is crucial. Not only will you be able to look around the track, but you’ll target your lasers and missiles based on where you’re looking.

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The Flame In The Flood Celebrates Release With A Launch Trailer

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The Molasses Flood's rogue-lite launches today on Xbox One and PC, and a launch trailer has released to commemorate the occasion.

The video offers a good look at the game's impressive visual direction, what it looks like when things don't go your way, and earful of the game's soundtrack. You can check out the video below.

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Hitman Beta Available For PlayStation Plus Members One Week Before Launch

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If you happened to miss the Hitman closed beta on PlayStation 4 or PC, you’ve got one more shot. If you’re a PlayStation Plus member, you can get in a week before the game launches.

The March 4 semi-open beta was announced alongside a new trailer. The video below depicts the time in between the prologue (featured in the beta and taking place at the outset of 47’s career) and present day, revisiting some of the assassin's most memorable hits from previous games.

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Obsidian Entertainment Brings The Tabletop Experience to Tablets

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Obsidian Entertainment Brings The Tabletop Experience to Tablets

The developers at Obsidian Entertainment are no strangers to adapting successful, lore-filled universes. From KOTOR II to Fallout: New Vegas to even South Park: The Stick of Truth, they’ve consistently delivered new takes on existing and well-loved franchises. Pathfinder is the latest series to get the Obsidian treatment, with a mobile adaption of the deckbuilding Pathfinder Adventure Card Game coming March 29. We recently had some hands-on time with the game and played through its first (and free) scenario, Perils of the Lost Coast.

Fans of the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game will feel right at home with Obsidian’s mobile title. It’s a very accurate port of the tabletop game’s experience. Players guide a party through various locales to corner and defeat what is essentially a boss character, taking down henchmen and picking up loot along the way. As items, weapon, armor, allies, and spells are picked up, they’re added to the character’s deck. These cards are then used to modify checks on character statistics like their dexterity, wisdom and strength. So, for example, a mace can be used to add an extra D6 to a character’s strength check against an enemy, and a lockpick might add a +1 boost to your character’s dexterity check.