Halloween Trailer Puts A Little Terror Under The Tires In Project Cars

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The team at Slightly Mad Studios is throwing a few features into Project Cars to make players panic in the pole position. The Halloween trailer shows off more dangerous conditions and night driving.

Driving in a GT race must be scary in itself, but Halloween’s the time to make everything more terrifying. The severe weather conditions shown in the trailer below, like slick pavement and limited visibility, should spook players into exercising a bit more care on the track – or at least into gripping their controllers a little tighter.

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Nintendo Shows Off Amiibo Support In Bizarre New Video

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Nintendo has revealed how its new Amiibo figurines function in Super Smash Bros., but you'll have to sit through an embarrassing prepubescent love story to learn about them.

The video follows a young boy named Jack on his journey to buy and train his own Mario Amiibo in a misguided attempt to win the heart of Gina, one of his older brother's friends. Amidst the hammy dialogue and Jack's angsty fantasies, Nintendo actually shows some of the functionality of its NFC figurines, including how you load, train, and level them up. But will they win Jack the affections of Gina? You'll have to watch the video to find out. Bonus points if you can get through it without wincing.

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Costume Quest 2 Arrives On PS3 And PS4 On October 28

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Double Fine is ready to deliver Costume Quest 2 just in time for Halloween. And if you’re playing on PS3 or PS4, there is an added bonus costume featuring one of Sony’s most adorable mascots coming after launch.

Sackboy is coming as a PlayStation exclusive costume, bringing with him the Little Big Beat Down special attack. You can check out a number of images of LittleBigPlanet’s stuffed hero below.

Costume Quest 2 will also be coming to other consoles, but no release dates are available just yet. For more, you can read our review of the PC release.

Watch The Opening Cinematic From The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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You'll have to wait until February 24, 2015 to play The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, but you can see how the game begins now. CD Projekt Red today released the game's opening cinematic, which runs just over three minutes and carries the name "The Trail." A warning to horse enthusiasts: You won't like how this story begins.

This story kicks off with magic and violence aplenty, and shows the same location from two different times, one focused on protagonist and witcher Geralt of Rivia, and the other the sorceress Yennefer of Vengerberg.

The new year and this open world RPG's release on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC can't come soon enough.

Tour Kyrat's Midlands And Himalayas In New Video

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See everything from the fighting pits to the freezing peaks in this informative trailer.

Part one in Ubisoft's "Welcome to Kyrat" video series covered the lowlands. In this second video, we head up to the midlands and the snow-covered mountains. Note that the trailer is behind an age gate due to some mature content.

I am not looking forward to getting my eyes scratched out by those hawks!

Mewtwo Returns And 54 Other Things We Learned About Super Smash Bros. Wii U

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Mewtwo Returns And 54 Other Things We Learned About Super Smash Bros. Wii U

Nintendo took more than 30 minutes this evening to run down more than 50 details about Super Smash Bros. Wii U. We captured them all, and there are some interesting tidbits on the list.

The biggest news was also the last. Mewtwo is returning to Super Smash Bros. He's going to be available only if you own both the 3DS and Wii U versions and even then not until Spring 2015. In other words, don't anticipate any other DLC characters before then. 

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Guest Characters From Double Fine, Harmonix, And More Enter The Fray

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In March, Game Informer called #IDARB an indie title to watch for it's competitive eSports multiplayer and its pixel-specific character creation tool. Now, Developer Other Ocean is showing off how robust its customization options are by tossing guest characters from renowned game developers into the mix.

Double Fine, Harmonix, Capy Games, Oddworld Inhabitants, and more have thrown in a diverse array of guest characters including Raz from Psychonauts, a team of Rock Band instruments, and the cast of D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die. I might be wrong, but #IDARB just may be the first title to allow players to control a platforming drum kit.

#IDARB is a unique collaboration between the minds of Other Ocean Interactive and the good people of the internet. The developer began the project by post an image of a red box on Twitter, asking users what game should become of it. The result became a 8-player eSport ball game where players smash each other and pick up bizarre power ups to get an edge over each other. 

Assassin’s Creed Unity Introduces Murder Mysteries And More In Paris

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Assassin’s Creed Unity will be out in just a few weeks, and Ubisoft is showing off more of the Paris its constructed. We’ve talked about the co-op heists, and now we’re getting a look at some more of the activities in which you can engage.

Instead of the point A to point B assassination missions of previous entries, the Unity team has created small narratives around the targets. Players will be able to uncover clues and approach the mark from a variety of angles.

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Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round Coming February With Free Trials In Tow

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The library of fighting games on new-generation consoles will get bigger in February, with the release of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round. Koei Tecmo has announced the release date and options for playing the title across four different platforms.

You’ll be able to purchase the full game for $39.99 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One at retail or via digital distribution. On Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Last Round will be available digitally only for $29.99.

There are pre-order bonuses at a variety of retailers. At GameStop (Disclaimer: GameStop is Game Informer’s parent company) you can get the Ninja (Ayane, Hayabusa, Hayate, Kasumi) and Aloha (Ayane, Hitomi, Kasumi, Mila) costume packs. At Amazon and Best Buy, you’ll get the Showstopper pack (Christie, Helena, Lisa, Tina) and Beach party costume set (Kokoro, Leifang, Momiji, Rachel).

Daedalic’s Silence - The Whispered World 2 Coming To Xbox One In 2015

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Daedalic is working on its first new-generation title, and has announced plans to release Silence - The Whispered World 2 on Xbox One alongside PC and Mac versions. The wordless first trailer sets the stage for the adventure.

In The Whispered World, Noah visited the world of Silence, traveling it as Sadwick the Sad Clown. In the sequel, Noah and his sister Renie are civilians in a war. The duo find themselves in Silence, which is also torn apart by war.

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