He-Man And G.I. Joe Armies Coming To Toy Soldiers: War Chest This Summer

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Signal Studios is getting ready to release its next toy-themed tower defense title. Last time out, we were transported back to the 1980s and fought as Rambo. This time, Ubisoft is digging deep into that same era for more nostalgia.

Ubisoft has licensed He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and G.I. Joe are at your disposal when the game launches this summer. Two more licensed properties are also planned for the game's Hall of Fame edition.

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E3 Trailer Explores Society Following The Collapse Of Government

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E3 Trailer Explores Society Following The Collapse Of Government

Hollowpoint, a game introduced late last year, has received a new trailer that dives into the backstory of the corporation-owned dystopia once known as Earth. Fifty years of war and poverty gave birth to a world ran entirely by mega-corporations. In the game (developed by Ruffian Games and published by Paradox Interactive), players will lead a team of mercenaries, called Hollowpoints, and carry out missions for whichever mega-corporation is willing to pay the most.

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Hollowpoint blends the mechanics of a 2D side-scroller with 3D combat and targeting. In addition to single-player missions, the game will also give players the ability to team up with three other players for online four player co-op. Each and every mission is procedurally generated, with random objectives, layouts, and events, giving players plenty of unique opportunities to earn money, experience, and gear for their mercenary team. 

Experience The Trials Of Mental Illness

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Experience The Trials Of Mental Illness

Ninja Theory, the studio behind Heavenly Sword and the recent Devil May Cry reboot, are finally showing off more of its first independent game: Hellblade.

Hellblade puts you in third-person perspective as Celtic warrior Senua to explore a hellish world. Senua, left traumatized after a Viking invasion, is grappling with mental illness and you'll experience her hallucinations and delusions while she tries to triumph over it. To make sure the subject matter is being dealt with accurately and sensitively, Ninja Theory has consulted Paul Fletcher, a psychiatrist and professor from the University of Cambridge.

"Working with Ninja Theory has shown me the potential that gaming has for sharing in a character's experiences and engendering empathy in ways that go well beyond those offered by simple academic descriptions, Fletcher said in a recent press release. "Maybe this approach will contribute powerful new ways of challenging stigma."

Get An Extended Look At The Next Fire Emblem Games

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Get An Extended Look At The Next Fire Emblem Games

When Nintendo releases Fire Emblem If in Japan, it will be taking a page out of the Pokédex. There will be two different versions with different twists on the story, which pushes players to join one of two warring kingdoms.

Today, Nintendo's Japanese YouTube channel has shared an extensive gameplay video that shows off the characters, classes, and other features. 

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Ratchet & Clank Will Be Playable At E3, See It In Action Now

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Ratchet & Clank Will Be Playable At E3, See It In Action Now

Today we get our first look at Insomniac's return to Ratchet & Clank's beginning. A new trailer bills the game as based on the upcoming movie, which is based on the game series.

The "re-imagining," as Insomniac terms it, includes elements of the original blended with updated controls, new planets, more opportunties for Clank to get in on the action, more enemies, and more bosses.

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Itagaki's Devil's Third Arriving On Wii U In August For Japan, Europe

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Itagaki's Devil's Third Arriving On Wii U In August For Japan, Europe

Devil's Third is the latest title to escape THQ's collapse and find the light of day. The title, which was revealed to be under development for Wii U, has firm release dates in two territories.

While there's no confirmation yet about North America, the title is coming to Japan on August 4. Europe will get in on the action at the end of that month on August 28 (confirmed by Nintendo to IGN).

The video above shows off the hybrid third-person/first-person gameplay, the latter of which appears to be reserved for aiming down the sights of an equipped firearm. There are also some moments featuring boss fights.

Thomas Was Alone Creator's Next Game Has A Release Date

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Mike Bithell's Metal Gear Solid-inspired stealth game, Volume, arrives on PlayStation 4, Vita, and PC in August.

Bithell has released a new trailer for the game, and announced it will be available on August 18 on all planned platforms – a short three years after the release of Thomas Was Alone. Bithell describes Volume succinctly as, "A stealth game about being heard, starring Andy Serkis."

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Adr1ft E3 Trailer Strands Its Protagonist Amidst Space Debris

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Three One Zero is gearing up to show off Adr1ft at E3. The studio's trailer for the show leaked a little early, according to developer Adam Orth, but it's still up and worth a watch before the hectic show schedule gets underway.

Adr1ft puts players in the cold, silence of space after a disaster. Of course, human beings can't exist in the dark void for long without resources (like oxygen). 

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Teamwork And Tactics Are The Only Way To Survive This Grim Darkness

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This isn't the boring kind of librarian with glasses and piles of books. More details for the upcoming Warhammer 40k first-person shooter Space Hulk: Deathwing reveal the Librarian squad leader and the complex tactical interplay between squad members.

Deathwing can be played solo (with computer-controlled teammates) or cooperatively, with an emphasis on teamwork. One player assumes the role of a Librarian, the leader who uses psychic abilities and issues commands to his faithful Terminators. Squads will engage in objective-based missions against overwhelming swarms of aliens. Outnumbered and outgunned, each member of the team will have to smartly coordinate use of their specialized loadouts.

Developer Streum On Studio has also implemented a dynamic A.I. system that seems similar to the Director in Left 4 Dead. Play well, and the alien foes will fight back even harder. If the squad is having a tough time, the A.I. will scale back the difficulty in real-time.

Abaddon The Despoiler Takes On The Imperium

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Abaddon The Despoiler Takes On The Imperium

Tindalos Interactive has released more screens for its upcoming title Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, a real-time strategy based off Games Workshop’s retired tabletop game.

These four screenshots focus on the Chaos Black Crusade of Abaddon the Despoiler. Chaos, one of the game’s four factions, prefers to overwhelm enemies with brute force. Although all of its vessels offer destructive weaponry, the strongest attack belongs to The Planet Killer, their capital ship. If you'd rather approach warfare in a different manner, you can choose between Elder, Ork, and Imperium.

A release date has not yet been announced, but Battlefleet Gothic: Armada is a confirmed PC exclusive. For more information, check out the teaser trailer or the first batch of screens.