Ciri Is The Witcher 3's Second Playable Character

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Anticipation for CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been high ever since its Game Informer reveal in March 2013 . Despite multiple delays, that enthusiasm continues to mount as the developer reveals the game’s second playable character, Ciri.

Ciri will figure into Wild Hunt’s plot in a big way; she’s descended from an Elven bloodline long thought lost to time. What’s more, she factors into an ancient prophecy and is said to harbor a mythical power inside her. That makes her something of a hot commodity in Nilfgaard. Not only is Geralt trying to find her, she’s also got the Empire and the Wild Hunt on her tail as well.

Ciri is just as formidable as Geralt in combat and has a few unique abilities of her own. Namely, she can blink, or teleport, short distances, giving her an element of unpredictability in close encounters. 

DmC Devil May Cry And Devil May Cry 4 Flock To Xbox One And PS4

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DmC Devil May Cry And Devil May Cry 4 Flock To Xbox One And PS4

Capcom has announced a duo of Devil May Cry titles headed to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. DmC: Devil May Cry and Devil May Cry 4 will be headed to current-generation hardware with the former arriving in just a few months.

DmC: Devil May Cry will run at 1080p and 60 frames per second on both consoles, and will include new and expanded content. Dante’s brother Virgil takes center stage in Virgil’s Bloody Palace mode. The game also includes a new difficulty (Gods Must Die), Must Style mode, and hardcore mode.

There are new costumes included for Dante and Virgil that are inspired by previous entries in the Devil May Cry series. DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition will be out on March 17 for $39.99.

Bandai Namco Announces Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 for Current-Gen And PC

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Bandai Namco Announces Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 for Current-Gen And PC

Naruto is making the leap to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 next year. Bandai Namco has announced that Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 will be coming for current generation consoles and PC.

CyberConnect 2 is handling development once more. The title will feature both online and offline play, and more information will be coming closer to launch.

For now, check out the first screenshots and character art. The title will be out in 2015.

See A Full Match Between Ryu And Chun-Li

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See A Full Match Between Ryu And Chun-Li

As a way to close out the Capcom Cup Finals, Capcom showcased a three round match of Street Fighter V between Chun-Li and Ryu.

The game was played by Capcom’s Peter Rosas and Twitch’s Mike Ross, and we got to see some new mechanics, as well as an extended look at the new visuals. One of the more humorous additions is showcased in the image above. Chun-Li lost a round getting knocked into a kitchen where a bowl of noodles landed on her head. For the next match, Chun-Li wore the noodles while fighting.

You can check out the full video below. The fighting starts at the 1:44 mark.

Extended Gameplay Trailer Teases Return Of Charlie

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Extended Gameplay Trailer Teases Return Of Charlie

Yesterday's Capcom Cup Finals saw the release of an extended Street Fighter V gameplay trailer, as well as the tease of returning character Charlie.

Charlie is a friend to Guile with with a reverse Phoenix Wright haircut and a pair of glasses he removes before every fight. He first appeared in Street Fighter Alpha. The tease is brief, showing him putting on his glasses, and a glowing light appearing on his forehead.

You can check out the video below which features the tease and more footage than what was shown at the PlayStation Experience.

Two Bloodborne Collector's Editions Heading To Europe

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Two Bloodborne Collector's Editions Heading To Europe

European Demon's Souls/Dark Souls/Bloodborne fans interesting in spending a little more money on From Software's next title are in luck.

No word on if it is coming to North America yet, but the Bloodborne Collector's Edition will be €79.99 and include an art book, a soundtrack, and a steelbook case for the disc. The fancier and more expensive Nightmare Edition, which will be €119.99 and will include all of the items with the Collector's Edition as well as a Bloodborne gothic notebook, Quill & red ink set, “Top Hat” Messenger skin, and a Bell trinket, which you can see below.

Bloodborne releases in North America March 24. For more on the game, head here for details form its showing at PSX.

Survive On Land Or In The Ocean In A Procedurally-Generated World

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Survive On Land Or In The Ocean In A Procedurally-Generated World

Indie studio Beam Team Games has announced Stranded Deep, a survival simulator set on a procedurally-generated island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The game features Oculus Rift support and is headed to Steam next year.

Players of Stranded Deep need to craft tools, shelter, and weapons in order to survive the game's elements. Hunting is also a large part of the gameplay, as exemplified in the trailer below. The tools you use and the ways in which you use them will determine your ability to survive, thrive, or perish across the game's day and night cycle.

Beam wants to emphasize the reality emulated in the game: The game's website states that "supernatural horrors are a thing of the past," urging players to experience "true horror."

More Screenshot Mayhem In Just Cause 3's Medici

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Rico Rodriguez is back in Medici, and he's bringing mayhem and madness with him. Take a look at this batch of screenshots showing plenty of explosive action.

The screens were featured in our cover story on the game (issue #260), and now you can take a good look at them in all their blowed-up glory in the screen gallery below.

For much more on the game, click on our banner for our cover story hub.

Get Candid With The Voice Actors Of Saints Row: Gat Out Of Hell

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Get Candid With The Voice Actors Of Saints Row: Gat Out Of Hell

Johnny Gat and Kinzie may be in a terrifying hellscape for this standalone expansion, but the voice performers were in a comfortable recording studio having fun and joking around with the team at Volition.

See some behind-the-scenes footage with Daniel Dae Kim (Johnny), Natalie Lander (Kinzie), and several other cast members as they talk about ways to produce different sounds and impress the members of the development team.

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Tropico 5: Waterborne Expansion Coming Soon

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Tropico 5: Waterborne Expansion Coming Soon

When you've conquered the land, then it's time to take to the sea. Tropico 5's Waterborne expansion lets El Presidente take advantage of industrial industries and build structures out in the waves.

Waterborne comes out on December 17 for PC, and will cost $19.99 via Steam and the Kalypso Launcher.

The expansion features six new story missions, four new island maps which are also available for sandbox games, nine off-shore buildings and vehicles, and new water-based sandbox tasks and events.