New Trailer Highlights Powers, Abilities, And Cosplay

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New Trailer Highlights Powers, Abilities, And Cosplay

A new look at Agents of Mayhem's abilities shows Saint's Row fans what they can expect from the upcoming open-world action game.

The trailer's tone makes it clear that the telltale Saint's Row humor is being kept intact for this title. The over-the-top racing and combat is evocative of Crackdown, minus the "Microsoft cloud processing" of course. Also worth noting is the agent cosplay, including the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, and series favorite Johnny Gat as Magnum, P.I.

Those hankering for some agent action can pick up Agents of Mayhem when it launches on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on August 15.

Rocket League Anniversary Update Launches Today

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Rocket League Anniversary Update Launches Today

Ready for Rick and Morty customization items, Rocket League Radio, and lots lots more?

Today's Anniversary Update launches at 6 EST and comes with a ton of different things alongside a free new arena, Champion's Field.

You can get all kinds of cool new things, listen to some EDM on your Monstercat-infused radio playlist, score new achievements and trophies, and get into a whole new season of competitive chaos.

Cover Up Crime Scenes From Star Wars, Alien, And Other Iconic Films

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Cover Up Crime Scenes From Star Wars, Alien, And Other Iconic Films

In nearly every mob movie, there's the clean-up guy – the guy whose job it is to make sure all the evidence is disposed of and nobody will go to jail for what just transpired. In Serial Cleaner, you're that guy.

The game thrusts you into a top-down environment moments after a murder has occurred. You must infiltrate the crime scene, avoiding police detection, and dispose of bodies, clean up bloodstains, and hide evidence like murder weapons. The core stages draw inspiration from real world crime scenes. We recently got an exclusive look at the bonus stages from the final release, which draw heavy inspiration from classic movie scenes.

The bonus stages are inspired by films like Enter the Dragon, Taxi Driver, A Clockwork Orange, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. You can see the full list of bonus stages below.

Bandai Namco Reveals Release Date

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Bandai Namco Reveals Release Date

Bandai Namco's Gundam Versus, an arcade fighting game where players battle each other in huge mechs, is coming to North America this September. Previously only available in Japan, Gundam Versus will be coming to the West on PlayStation 4, Bandai Namco revealed last night at the Anime Expo 2017.

The title includes more than 90 Mobile Suits, and has players battle it out in 2v2 and 3v3 matches. Watch the gameplay trailer below to see the game in action.

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Ninja Go! This Fall For Lego Ninjago Movie Video Game

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Ninja Go! This Fall For Lego Ninjago Movie Video Game

Save Ninjago City from Lord Garmadon and his shark army in the latest Lego title based on the upcoming movie.

The game comes out day and date with the film – September 22 – and it features eight locations, with each one containing a challenge dojo as well as story-based content. The locations are also highly traversable, with the ninja crew using Ninjagility wall-running and high-jumping abilities to get around. The game's debut trailer also shows off some flyable dragons that look like they'd be very handy in combat as well.

Finally, the movie tie-in title features Battle Maps: 4-person local competitive play via splitscreen, a nice amenity that fits with the general family focus of Lego.

Build Your Own Assassin Brotherhood In The New Free-To-Play Strategy RPG

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Build Your Own Assassin Brotherhood In The New Free-To-Play Strategy RPG

Today Ubisoft released a teaser trailer announcing Assassin's Creed Rebellion, a new free-to-play strategy RPG for Android and iOS devices that brings the series back to the 15th century and introduces an interesting new art style.

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The new game takes place in Spain during the Inquisition, and tasks you with building your own Assassin Brotherhood to take on missions against the Templars. Over the course of the game you build up a fortress that attracts a roster of more than 40 Assassins, some of whom are familiar, like Ezio, Aguilar, Shao Jun, Claudia, and Machiavelli. Sending teams of three out on missions nets you crafting materials, improves your Assassins, and levels up your Brotherhood, which allows you to unlock new rooms for your fortress. 

Seeking Reinvention, NBA Live 18 Finds Inspiration In Destiny, Overwatch

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Seeking Reinvention, NBA Live 18 Finds Inspiration In Destiny, Overwatch

Typically truncated to eight-month development cycles, sports games are known more for granular leaps in gameplay and feature sets. But coming off NBA Live 16, yet another entry that failed to make even a minuscule dent in the market, EA realized this slow and steady progress would never close the gap to make a true contender. To speed up the process, EA Sports granted its Tiburon studio something few sports game developers are ever given – a two-year runway for creating the next game in the series. 

With its newfound longer dev cycle more aligned with traditional game development, instead of continually chasing the advancements Visual Concepts makes with the NBA 2K series, the studio took off its horse blinders and looked to the wider industry as a whole for inspiration. As I sat through my first demo of NBA Live 18's new feature sets, the developers continually made reference to fighting games, shooters, role-playing games, and even MMO raids. 

NBA Live 18's new The One mode serves as the centerpiece for this new approach to sports games. One the surface, The One sounds like a facsimile of the NBA 2K set-up – you start by creating a player that you then use across the NBA-focused MyCareer, 5v5 sim Pro-AM, and streetball centric MyPark modes. But once you dive into the particulars, the differentiation is clear. 

New Trailer Introduces Us To The Bombshells

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New Trailer Introduces Us To The Bombshells

Today we've got ourselves a new Agents of Mayhem trailer, and it's just as ludicrous as we've come to expect. 

The Bombshells are the most volatile and explosive agents of the bunch, and they come equipped with big weapons and even bigger personalities. The first is Joule, a fashion model who also has a penchant for engineering deadly robot turrets. Next up is Rama, an immunologist who wields a powerful and precise armor-piercing bow. Rounding out the bunch is Redcard, a soccer-obsessed lunatic who blasts away foes with a gun called the Hooligan. 

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Capcom Answers Your Burning Questions

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Capcom Answers Your Burning Questions

We got a chance to play Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite at this year's E3, and while we weren't too impressed with its story mode, we still had some fun playing around with the newly-revealed characters and Reality Stone. Although character models have a tendency to look plastic and lifeless in stills, they look much better in motion, and combos still move with a speed and flashiness that many fighters lack. The tag system works fluidly, too, and even though I didn't have time to learn any particular team's combos well, I was able to improvise some decent combos simply by using a mix of auto-combos, basic combos, and tagging. If you think of some cool new combo or set up, you can probably pull it off, and as a result, Infinite feels as malleable as other Marvel games, which I appreciated.

Composer Yasunori Mitsuda And Vocalist Sarah Allain Discuss The Soundtrack

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Composer Yasunori Mitsuda And Vocalist Sarah Allain Discuss The Soundtrack

In a new behind-the-scenes interview, Yasunori Mitsuda and Sarah Àllain detail the meaning instilled in the song, "Eternal Rest." Thematically, the a cappella song revolves around the ideas of death and fear, and the layered lyrics instill the presence of these deeper values despite a major tonal structure that evokes a sense of comfort.

Àllain, an Australian-Japanese multilinguist, wrote the lyrics in a mixture of Latin and English and adapted a religious Gregorian chant-style to further this motif of duality. Her ethereal voice stands unaccompanied, yet delivers all the warmth and texture necessary to produce an interesting and germane performance. In addition to Àllain being featured on the game's main theme, "Azure Revolution," Mitsudo stated his desire to incorporate Àllain's angelic voice into several other tracks before the composition process comes to a close.

You can check out the whole interview and a taste of "Eternal Rest" below.