New Trailer Highlights Co-op Play

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As Assassin's Creed Unity edges closer to its November 11 release date, Ubisoft released a new trailer showcasing four assassins teaming up to wipe out the bad guys.

Take a look at the 2:30 minute clip below to see a mix of stealth kills, melee fighting, and parkour all set to the sounds of "Pistols At Dawn" by Seinabo Sey.

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Testing Out The Forza Horizon 2 Demo

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Testing Out The Forza Horizon 2 Demo

Microsoft and developer Playground Games have just released a demo* for Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One in advance of the game's September 30 release, and we took it for a spin.

The demo (clocking in at over 10GB) contains the game's opening cinematic and setup, letting you select your first car and participate in a handful of events. Although it is from the full game's opening, remember it's just a slice of the final product.

After picking from three cars (Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GSR, Audi RS 3 Sportback, or Bowler EXR S) you can choose one of two races that comprise the Castelletto Modern Rally Championship: a cross country or circuit race. Naturally, the cross-country race introduces you to the game's point-to-point, all-terrain racing, while the circuit contains laps. The cross-country race has checkpoints that you must go through to continue the race. Miss one and you'll be automatically set back on the course unless you go back and cross the checkpoint within a few seconds. I missed one during the demo and found that while there doesn't appear to be catch-up A.I. that makes the cars wait for you, It wasn't impossible to catch up to the racing pack. The cross-country race is also a good chance to see what kind of XP you'll garner for going off road, like plowing over fields (landscaping), getting air, and hopping your car (kangerooing).

Live Out Your Jaws Fantasies In November When Depth Pits Man Versus Shark

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Live Out Your Jaws Fantasies In November When Depth Pits Man Versus Shark

I am old enough to remember playing the NES game Jaws when it was brand new. I vividly recall thinking that the game might have been much better if, instead of playing as the tiny humans, we had been given control of the ferocious titular shark.

Depth is an upcoming competitive multiplayer game that features play about as asymmetrical as it gets. One team takes on the role of divers, searching the ocean floor for treasure.

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An Interview With Swery: Time Travel, Bizarre Characters, And Beards

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Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro's best-known work is Deadly Premonition, but the developer and his team at Access Games are currently working on D4 for Xbox One. Though this new project is a departure in some ways (like its episodic structure and use of optional motion controls), fans of Swery's signature style can still expect plenty of colorful characters, interesting dialogue, and surprising plot twists. As Access Games prepares to show D4 at the Tokyo Game Show later this week, Swery (who is directing the title) answers our burning questions about the game's structure, his approach to character development, and the lessons learned from Deadly Premonition. 

Different games have had different approaches to “episodic” delivery. Can you explain what it means for D4?

D4 is extremely unique as a time travel and mystery combination. Nobody can predict what comes up next – or rather, prediction is futile, since it can be overturned by the unpredictable nature of the story’s timeline itself. With that in mind, we wanted to go with the episodic structure to allow players to fully enjoy the anticipation and excitement of wanting to know what’s coming up next.

Activision Heeds The Call Of Chivalry: Medieval Warfare This Fall

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Activision Heeds The Call Of Chivalry: Medieval Warfare This Fall

Activision has announced a new partnership with Torn Banner Studios to bring Chivalry: Medieval Warfare to consoles this fall. The melee-focused, 12-player action game will be arriving on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 via digital delivery.

Over two million copies of Chivalry: Medieval Warfare have been sold on PC, taking familiar online first-person combat in a new direction. Instead of guns and rocket launchers though, players take up swords, axes, bows, and arrows.

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Handsome Jack's Henchmen In Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

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Handsome Jack's Henchmen In Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

The latest video in the four-part, behind-the-scenes series for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel focuses on the characters Gearbox and 2K Australia chose for the game.

The Pre-Sequel, which slots in between the two Borderlands, features four-playable characters who are the henchmen of Handsome Jack as he tries to escape a Hyperion moonbase: Nisha, Wilhelm, Athena, and Claptrap.

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Skylanders Trap Team Introduces Kaos-Style Tower Defense Mode

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Skylanders Trap Team Introduces Kaos-Style Tower Defense Mode

When Skylanders Trap Team arrives in early October, it will be bringing with it a brand new mode crafted from the pure evil of series villain Kaos. The Kaos Doom Challenge offers 100-wave tower defense style gameplay.

Players will be able to use any of their Skylanders and trapped villains to combat the waves. There's also a "Mystery Box of Doom" and huge villains to fight.

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You can check out the trailer for more information and visit our previous coverage for more on what Skylanders Trap Team brings to the table (and the tablet, for the full mobile version). It will be out on October 5 for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Wii, 3DS, and mobile devices.

Learn About The Super Smash Bros. 3DS Online Spectator Mode

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Super Smash Bros. details are flowing freely thanks to its release yesterday in Japan, but that doesn't mean the official Super Smash Bros. website is finished delivering information.

The most recent update showcases the game's spectator mode. The game's director Masahiro Sakurai wrote on the Miiverse that while the map above doesn't have a lot of activity right now, but when the game is in everybody's hands, it will light up a lot more. This is also the screen where you will see assorted states related to the game.

Sakurai warns that diving into spectator mode can be dangerous if you don't want any of the new fighters spoiled for you, but followed up saying it might not be a bad idea to log in at least once so the network will recognize you and make upcoming patches, etc. available to you faster.

Watch 11 Minutes Of Story Gameplay Footage

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Atlus has released a new 11-minute long video and character details about its upcoming PlayStation 3 strategy RPG, Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord.

Along with the extended gameplay trailer, you will also see new images in the gallery below of of Saul, Charis, Izebel, Aemilia (also seen above), and Laelius. Saul is the patrolman whose, "crude use of language stands out." Charis is a temple princess, and Izebel is a governer. Aemilia, the smoker above, calls herself a genius and believes in the importance of technology more than anything else. Finally Laelius is an imperial knight and one of Izebel's advisors.

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More Mega Evolutions And Rayquaza Revealed, Demo On The Way

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A huge collection of screens, a new trailer, and new details (including an upcoming demo) have all been revealed for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Along with the reveal that Rayquaza will join legendary Pokémon (Pokémen?) Groudon and Kyogre in the game, more Mega Evolved Pokémon have been showcased. Also revealed are some new abilities for the legendary Pokémon. Groudon has the Desolate Land ability while Kyogre has Primordial Sea. The abilities prevent weather changing abilities from working from opponents and also eliminate the effectiveness of certain elemental attacks.

Among the new details is the confirmation that the Pokémon Bank and Pokémon Global Link will be compatible with the new games, and that a special demo is planned for the game. No details about when or how the demo will be acquired were offered, but Pokémon found in the demo will apparently transfer over to the main games when they release November 21 for 3DS. The Pokeemon Company promises more details about how to access the demo will be revealed soon.