Learn The Seven Nouns That Describe Overwatch With Its Theatrical Trailer

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Learn The Seven Nouns That Describe Overwatch With Its Theatrical Trailer

Overwatch's latest trailer is going to big screens, and offers up a handful of words you can use when describing Overwatch to those unfamiliar with Blizzard's shooter.

The trailer shows off some of the game's soon-to-be-iconic characters, and gives you an idea of what the Overwatch team is and its goals. For your notes, the nouns are hope, honor, courage, justice, compassion, determination, and harmony.

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Trailer Unveils New Kingdom Hearts III And HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Gameplay

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Trailer Unveils New Kingdom Hearts III And HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Gameplay

Square Enix unveiled some new Kingdom Hearts footage as part of Jump Fest 2015 that shows off HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, and more importantly, about two minutes of Kingdom Hearts III combat.

The trailer below starts with Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, which contains three parts. It will have an HD remaster of the 3DS title, Dream Drop Distance; Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep - A Fragmentary Passage, which is a new short playable episode that serves as a prologue of sorts for Kingdom Hearts III; and Kingdom Hearts χ [chi] Back Cover, and HD movie that sheds light on the Foretellers and the series' early history. For more on Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, head here.

The Kingdom Hearts III footage starts around the 1:50 mark and shows combat near Rapunzel's castle from Tangled, as well as combat in front of Yensid's tower, a location that appeared in Kingdom Hearts II.

Use Your Powers To Manipulate Your Surroundings And Time Itself

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The original Heroes was one of the hottest shows on TV when it premiered nearly a decade ago. The Emmy-nominated drama successfully translated comic-book storytelling into a mainstream, television presentation that even viewers who had never stepped foot into a comic store could enjoy. Despite its premise and popularity, Heroes is surprisingly underrepresented in the gaming space. A Ubisoft published, last-gen console title was canned during production, and Gameloft released a small mobile title in 2007. With the current superhero boom and a franchise revival in Heroes: Reborn, NBC and publisher Imperative Interactive see an opportunity to finally give fans the big console Heroes experience they’ve been waiting for with Gemini: Heroes Reborn.  

Gemini: Heroes Reborn’s gameplay blends first-person exploration with supernatural abilities. Players control Cassandra (sister of Dahlia from the show) who boasts the dual abilities of telekinesis and time manipulation. The former power acts as Cassandra’s primary form of offense; taking down foes typically involves telekinetically chucking boxes and other objects at them, but you can also seize control of them directly. Players can use enemies as human shields or toss them into environmental hazards such as exposed circuit breakers or ventilation pipes. 

Latest This War Of Mine: The Little Ones Dev Diary Focuses On Child A.I.

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Latest This War Of Mine: The Little Ones Dev Diary Focuses On Child A.I.

This War of Mine focused on the horrors of war, and its update, The Little Ones, lets players experience it through the lens of childhood. A new developer diary opens the hood a bit and highlights how the team is using A.I. to effectively simulate actions and relationships that will engage players.

The video breaks down a variety of the game's systems, and shows how children – which are six of the nine new characters to the game – fit into the game's larger world. They're not able to forage for items in the world, for instance, but they can be taught a variety of things that will help your small community. That is, if you take the time to engage them and nurture relationships.

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Become A Zombie Herder In Moving Hazard

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In zombie fiction, the undead eventually become background noise to greater conflicts between the living. The upcoming PC shooter Moving Hazard plays with this notion, letting players use the walking corpses to their advantage as they do their best to turn their fellow survivors into Swiss cheese.

In addition to a variety of traditional arms, players can use special zombie-focused weapons to fatally troll the opposition. They include Molotov cocktails loaded with zombie pheromones instead of gas, which attract zombies to the target; chaos grenades that simultaneously stun other players while attracting the undead; and an item called the Templar, which creates uses radio waves to create a zombie-repelling field. It sounds similar to what Capcom is doing with its Resident Evil spinoff Umbrella Corp. We'll have to see what separates the two games when Moving Hazard enters early access in February 2016.

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Plants Vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2’s Open World Explained

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When we previewed Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 at New York Comic Con, we got a quick look at some of what the game’s open world has to offer. Backyard Battlegrounds is a never-ending fight between flora and undead fauna that players can engage with at will.

In addition to what amounts to a free-flowing practice mode, the Backyard Battlegrounds open world hides treasures. The bases for each team, while capable of defending themselves, can face an onslaught of foes if you start getting into the fight yourself.

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The Wither Storm Rampages In Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 4 Trailer

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Minecraft: Story Mode is a five-episode series, but the fourth installment coming next week wraps up a major part of the story. Telltale has been cryptically hinting that this game is a bit different than previous ones.

The Order of the Stone is assembled and Jesse and Reuben need to put an end to the Wither Storm once and for all. You can get a taste of what’s to come below.

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Final Fantasy Explorers Multiplayer Trailer

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Teaming up with friends in Final Fantasy Explorers' four-player multiplayer mode is a big part of the game, and the title's latest trailer shows off the game's multiplayer.

The game can also be played solo, and the co-op options accommodate two to four players in either local or online co-op.

Final Fantasy Explorers comes out for 3DS on January 26

New Trailer Shows Off Planetary Scale

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Starting with a person's eyeball and zooming all the way out into space, the latest trailer for Star Citizen is all about scope. Entitled "From Pupil to Planet," the short video takes players on a tour of some of the tools that the team at Cloud Imperium Games is using to render Star Citizen's environments.

The trailer isn't packed with gameplay details or anything, but it is an interesting look behind-the-curtain at the technology being used to power the project. You can see it for yourself below:

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Battlefleet Gothic’s Imperium Fleet Accelerates To Ramming Speed

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Battlefleet Gothic’s Imperium Fleet Accelerates To Ramming Speed

Tindalos Interactive’s Battlefleet Gothic continues to look gorgeous in its latest trailer. This time out, we get a chance to see the Imperium of Man’s impressive navy.

The Imperium ships are versatile, and therefore don’t excel in any specific area. They can be customized for different roles, though.

And while this trailer most certainly shows off the flexibility of the human fleet, it goes a step further. Because Battlefleet is an RTS that can be paused for strategic thinking, you’ll be able to plan out some clever ways to confound foes.