Watch Dog 2's Wild Multiplayer World

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Watch Dog 2's Wild Multiplayer World

Today's Watch Dogs 2 Gamescom trailer outlines the title's multiplayer world where anybody and anything can be just around the corner.

The trailer below outlines how you can meet up with others and co-operatively hack and complete missions in the world. It also details the new Bounty Hunter mode. A bounty contract is issued when you cause too much ruckus in the single-player world and get the police on your tail. This can cause up to three other players to take up the contract on your head. Once this happens, it's not just a matter of survival, however, as you can complete and cash in a counter-bounty on your pursuers too.

The footage also talks about online invasions: where you fight off other hackers trying to invade your session.

Put On Your Leafy Pants In Ghost Recon Wildlands

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Put On Your Leafy Pants In Ghost Recon Wildlands

The heroes in Ghost Recon Wildlands don't play by the regular rules of the military. You may have picked up on that, the moment you saw that guy with the giant beard. A new trailer shows off some of the other customization options that players can employ, from how they dress their character to the weapons that they bring into battle against the cartels.

In the clip, you can see a variety of different clothing options, including the ever-popular ghillie suit. There are also some shots of sniper rifles, grenade launchers, and other weapons being used in the field, with glimpses of how modular the gear is. You'll probably want to take advantage of that flexibility in the game, which supports four-player co-op in an open world.

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Ubisoft Reveals For Honor Multiplayer Details, Alpha & New Trailer

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At Gamescom today, Ubisoft unveiled more details regarding For Honor, including each faction's four warrior types, details on a closed alpha in September, multiplayer modes, and a collector's case.

Each faction (Vikings, Knights, and Samurai) contains four types of heroes: vanguards (well-balanced), assassins, heavies, and hybrids (who also have "uncommon tactics"). Each of these also have their own skills, weapons, armor, and customization options.

The game's multiplayer co-op (including split-screen on consoles) and competitive modes include (text from Ubisoft):

New Injustice 2 Trailer Introduces The 'Worst Heroes Ever'

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New Injustice 2 Trailer Introduces The 'Worst Heroes Ever'

Despite harsh words from critics, Suicide Squad is making bank in the worldwide box office. Two of the film's characters, Harley Quinn and Deadshot, are leaping off of the silver screen to join Injustice 2's roster. You can take a look at both of these "heroes'" fighting styles in the trailer below.

Harley Quinn makes her return to Injustice with two wonderfully groomed hyenas in tow, and Deadshot makes his series debut. Both characters feature unique costumes designed by developer Netherrealm Studios, but players can unlock different outfits for them throughout play, and we're guessing their film attire will be included in some capacity.

These new characters join a roster that includes Gorilla Grodd, Aquaman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Supergirl, Superman, Blue Beetle, and Atrocitus. More characters will likely be announced leading up to Injustice 2's 2017 release.

A Deeper Look At Emily's Monstrous Powers In Dishonored 2

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A Deeper Look At Emily's Monstrous Powers In Dishonored 2

The highly anticipated sequel to Dishonored is quickly approaching release. While we just saw a fresh look at gameplay featuring Corvo at QuakeCon, at Gamescom we got a deeper look at Emily Kaldwin's supernatural abilities. We were treated to two demos, both from the point of view of Emily. First, she is tasked with a rescue mission as she navigates a conspiring inventor’s home, and then she infiltrates The Royal Conservatory where she takes on Delilah Copperspoon’s disciples from the witches' coven.

New South Park: The Fractured But Whole Trailer Gives Gameplay Glimpse

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New South Park: The Fractured But Whole Trailer Gives Gameplay Glimpse

Origin stories are important to a super hero, and the new Gamescom trailer for South Park: The Fractured But Whole not only touches on this, but some of the RPG's gameplay as well.

For more on what people will be seeing, and smelling, from the game at Gamescom as well as PAX West in September, check out this previous trailer.

South Park: The Fractured But Whole comes out on December 6 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Nine Years Later, BioShock: The Collection Makes Rapture Actually Look Like You Remember it

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You likely don’t need me to tell you that you should play BioShock. You probably figured that out in 2007, when it first came out. That isn’t why I spent a few hours with BioShock: The Collection.

What you probably do want to know is that Rapture looks as stunning and eerie as you remember it. The water spouting in and pooling on the floor, the debris strewn about the once glittering halls, and the terrifying shadows of prowling splicers have the same impact as they did nine years ago.

But if you put the two games side-by-side (and I encourage you to watch the video below for just that purpose), you will see just how our memories play tricks on us. BioShock was an early Xbox 360 title. While the gameplay holds up, the visuals are showing their age.

New Tease Features A Familiar Hyena

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New Tease Features A Familiar Hyena

NetherRealm Studios' Ed Boon recently tweeted out a darkened image of what appears to be a Hyena with the text, "A couple of fun reveals coming soon for Injustice 2,” and, “Gamescom: stay tuned for reveals.”

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Harley Quinn, who was playable in the original Injustice, but has not yet been confirmed for the sequel, has a pair of pet hyenas. It's entirely possible that one or both of the hyenas could be playable fighters in the game, but I have my money on them being present to lend Harley Quinn a violent hand. It's also possible that it might be a tease for Joker, another fighter from the original game who has not yet been confirmed for the sequel.

EA Confirms The Mission Will Be Set During The Era of Rogue One

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EA had previously announced Criterion was working on a Battlefront VR X-Wing Mission and had revealed it would be free to anyone who'd bought the game on PlayStation 4, but was otherwise sparse on details.

Today the company announced the mission will be Rogue One-themed. Over on the EA blog, the company interviewed Criterion producer James Svensson about what it's been like to work on the mission, how it became a movie tie-in, and some of the specifics of working with VR.

You can read more about Star Wars Battlefront: VR X-Wing Mission by checking out our E3 2016 preview here. We will have hands-on impressions of the mission later this week from Gamescom.

Hands-On With 20 Gory Minutes Of Gears Of War 4

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My chainsaw revs, chewing through what feels like a never-ending tide of Swarm. These are just Juvies, though. Small, fast, and fodder for my Lancer Mk. 3. They're plentiful, but not smart enough to steer clear of my whirring death machine.

At Gamescom, we had a chance to check out 20 uninterrupted minutes of Gears of War 4. The segment sees JD, Kait, and Del fighting through the Swarm in an abandoned COG fort, uncovering new enemy types.

This takes place in the first quarter of the game, and introduces Juvies (enemies that are similar to Locust Wretches) mutating into other forms. Instead of springing from emergence holes, Juvies burrow into nests and explode out as Drones.