New Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Trailer Introduces The Protagonist's Origin

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From Software has released a new trailer for its upcoming Souls-like game, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. The trailer delivers our first official look at the game's story, specifically the origin of its protagonist, The Wolf. You can watch it above.

The developer behind Dark Souls and Bloodborne is changing quite a few aspects of its tried-and-true formula to deliver a new kind of experience with Sekiro. For one, Sekiro's protagonist actually speaks. The story in Sekiro plays out more as a Japanese drama, with players embodying a specific character with his own established backstory, feelings, and sense of morality. Some of the narrative will play out as flashback sequences as well, which is another first for From Software when it comes to its Soulsborne titles.

Sekiro's boss battles will also play out differently than what's been seen in Bloodborne and Dark Souls. "The traversal options allow much more dynamic movement within the boss arena, both for yourself and the boss character themselves," From Software director Hidetaka Miyazaki said. "Previously, you would have just had to run around a huge boss' feet and hack away at his ankles, but now you have all these movement options; you can both fully use the extent of that arena." You'll actually be able to pause the game too, even in the midst of a hectic fight, as there isn't any multiplayer in Sekiro.

New Devil May Cry 5 Demo Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One

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In case you missed out on the last Devil May Cry 5 demo on Xbox One, a new one is now available for both Xbox One and PS4. As noted on the game's official Twitter, this demo introduces a new Devil Breaker called the Punch Line, as well as the ability to power up by calling Nico.

The last demo was available on Xbox One in December but was subsequently pulled in January. That one was Xbox One exclusive, and it remained playable for those who had downloaded it previously. This second demo is the first time PS4 players get a taste of the stylish action game.

Devil May Cry 5 is a direct sequel to DMC4, ignoring the series reboot that received a mixed reception. As a result it brings back Dante and Nero in recognizable fashion, along with a new playable character named V. He appears to have an axe to grind against the other heroes, and his move set is more about controlling a variety of summoned beasts. Devil May Cry 5 is among our most anticipated games of 2019., and we just spent several hours kicking its tires.

New Devil May Cry 5 Demo Now Available On PS4, Xbox One

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In case you missed out on the last Devil May Cry 5 demo on Xbox One, a new one is now available for both Xbox One and PS4. As noted on the game's official Twitter, this demo introduces a new Devil Breaker called the Punch Line, as well as the ability to power up by calling Nico.

The last demo was available on Xbox One in December but was subsequently pulled in January. That one was Xbox One exclusive, and it remained playable for those who had downloaded it previously. This second demo is the first time PS4 players get a taste of the stylish action game.

Devil May Cry 5 is a direct sequel to DMC4, ignoring the series reboot that received a mixed reception. As a result it brings back Dante and Nero in recognizable fashion, along with a new playable character named V. He appears to have an axe to grind against the other heroes, and his move set is more about controlling a variety of summoned beasts. Devil May Cry 5 is among our most anticipated games of 2019., and we just spent several hours kicking its tires.

Free Xbox One Games For Gold Members This Week Include Halo: The Master Chief Collection

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Sometimes, the staggering number of games out there can feel overwhelming, especially if you plan to be part of the discourse surrounding the immeasurable amount of games. Thankfully, Microsoft's making the decision of what to play a little easier with its newest offering of free games for the platform's Free Play Days event.

The news comes via the official Twitter account of Microsoft's Larry Hryb, aka Major Nelson. From now until Sunday, February 10, at 11:59 PM PT (2:59 AM ET / 7:59 AM ET on Monday), Xbox Live Gold subscribers can play Fishing Sim World, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and The Sims 4 all for free.

In addition to playing these three vastly different games for free during the weekend, each game will receive a discount of up to 25-80%. Fishing Sim World sees a 25% discount, priced at $15 in the US instead of $20. The Master Chief Collection also gets a 25% discount, dropping from $30 to $22.49. The Sims 4 sees the largest discount of the three titles at 80% off the base game, going from $40 to $8. Additionally, select The Sims 4 expansions--like Cats & Dogs, Seasons, and others--will receive a 50 percent discount.

Free PC Game Now Available From Epic Games Store

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The newest free game being given away on the Epic Game Store is Axiom Verge. First releasing in 2015, Axiom Verge proved popular with fans with its gripping science fiction narrative and Metroidvania-inspired mechanics.

Axiom Verge will be free to download on the Epic Game Store until February 21, but it's yours to keep and play forever once you have. All you need to do is create an Epic account on the company's store page, sign-in, and then you can download the game. It's worth keeping your account around if you want more games, because after Axiom Verge, the Epic Games Store will start offering the excellent Thimbleweed Park for free.

Guardians Of The Galaxy 3 Will Use Fired Director James Gunn's Script

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Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 will still use James Gunn's script, according to star Chris Pratt. Gunn had been primarily responsible for bringing Guardians to the big screen, having written and directed both previous films before being fired from the third.

Pratt, who plays the Guardians leader Star-Lord, confirmed that the project is on and will use Gunn's script in an interview with MTV News. At the same time, he shared mixed emotions about how he feels moving forward with this last installment without Gunn leading the project as director.

"Well, I love James. I'm loyal to James and I love him so much," Pratt said. "We're gonna deliver the movie, we're gonna give the fans what they deserve. I think it's in the nature of the Guardians of the Galaxy to come together and get the job done. And that's what we'll do."

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 Will Use Fired Director James Gunn's Script

about X hours ago from

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 will still use James Gunn's script, according to star Chris Pratt. Gunn had been primarily responsible for bringing Guardians to the big screen, having written and directed both previous films before being fired from the third.

Pratt, who plays the Guardians leader Star-Lord, confirmed that the project is on and will use Gunn's script in an interview with MTV News. At the same time, he shared mixed emotions about how he feels moving forward with this last installment without Gunn leading the project as director.

"Well, I love James. I'm loyal to James and I love him so much," Pratt said. "We're gonna deliver the movie, we're gonna give the fans what they deserve. I think it's in the nature of the Guardians of the Galaxy to come together and get the job done. And that's what we'll do."

The Witcher 3's Geralt Coming To Monster Hunter World Today

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Following his guest appearance in SoulCalibur VI, The Witcher 3's Geralt of Rivia is venturing into Capcom's hit action RPG, Monster Hunter World. The White Wolf will arrive as a free update for the PS4 and Xbox One versions today, February 7 (with a PC release to follow later), and he'll come alongside new Witcher-inspired quests.

The update is scheduled to go live at 4 PM PT / 7 PM ET (12 AM GMT on February 8). Capcom hasn't shared many details yet on what the new quests will entail, but the publisher says they'll have "a unique flavor, blending the RPG mechanics of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with Monster Hunter World's game systems."

According to Capcom, the Witcher collaboration event was developed closely with CD Projekt Red, the studio behind the Witcher series and the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077. Geralt's original voice actor was also brought in to provide new voice over work for the collaboration.