Resident Evil 2's Free Ghost Survivors DLC Gets Release Date

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Resident Evil 2's Free Ghost Survivors DLC Gets Release Date

Capcom's highly anticipated Resident Evil 2 remake is finally here, but there is still some more content in store for the survival horror game. The publisher has announced it will release a free Ghost Survivors DLC starting February 15, which will give players a chance to experience the game from three new perspectives.

According to Capcom, Ghost Survivors will "explore 'what if' stories of three unfortunate souls who never made it out of Raccoon City." In No Time to Mourn, players will be cast as the gunshop owner; in Runaway, they'll play as the mayor's daughter; and Forgotten Soldier places them in the boots of the soldier.

Resident Evil 2 launched for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on January 25 and has already proven to be a big success for Capcom. In the UK, the game debuted at the top of the physical sales chart. The title has also garnered near universal praise from critics, including GameSpot; we awarded it a 9/10 in our Resident Evil 2 review and called it "a terrifying experience like no other."

Resident Evil 2 Remake's Free Ghost Survivors DLC Gets Release Date

about X hours ago from
Resident Evil 2 Remake's Free Ghost Survivors DLC Gets Release Date

Capcom's highly anticipated Resident Evil 2 remake is finally here, but there is still some more content in store for the survival horror game. The publisher has announced it will release a free Ghost Survivors DLC starting February 15, which will give players a chance to experience the game from three new perspectives.

According to Capcom, Ghost Survivors will "explore 'what if' stories of three unfortunate souls who never made it out of Raccoon City." In No Time to Mourn, players will be cast as the gunshop owner; in Runaway, they'll play as the mayor's daughter; and Forgotten Soldier places them in the boots of the soldier.

Resident Evil 2 launched for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on January 25 and has already proven to be a big success for Capcom. In the UK, the game debuted at the top of the physical sales chart. The title has also garnered near universal praise from critics, including GameSpot; we awarded it a 9/10 in our Resident Evil 2 review and called it "a terrifying experience like no other."

Assassin's Creed Coming To Nintendo Switch, According To Leaks

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Assassin's Creed Coming To Nintendo Switch, According To Leaks

Nintendo Switch owners may soon be able to enjoy one of Ubisoft's biggest franchises on their portable systems. According to retailer listings, a new collection of Assassin's Creed titles is coming to Switch in just a couple of weeks.

Czech store Herni-Svet has listed a Switch game titled Assassin's Creed III: Liberation Collection, with a release date of February 15. This follows an earlier product listing from German retailer Media Markt for an Assassin's Creed collection on Switch.

In response to these latest listings, Ubisoft told GameSpot it does not comment on rumors or speculation, though the publisher's CEO, Yves Guillemot, told GameSpot last year that no mainline Assassin's Creed game would launch in 2019. Perhaps this new collection is a way for the company to plug that gap while it works on a brand-new game for next year.

The Guy Who Fixed Dark Souls PC Opens New PC Port Studio

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The maker of a popular Dark Souls mod has opened his own studio. Peter "Durante" Thoman, who created the "DSfix" mod for the PC version of Dark Souls, has founded his own company with two colleagues, specializing in PC ports and providing consulting services.

PC Games N reports that his company is named PH3, after all three founding members holding PhD degrees. The company just finished all the paperwork in its home company of Austria, leaving him free to make the announcement. He plans to tap his expertise and experience as a computer scientist for the new work.

Thoman said he doesn't plan to license games, which he calls "a whole other can of worms" with its own kind of technical expertise. Instead, he says fans will still have to request ports they may like to see from publishers directly. "But if you gain traction, you can certainly suggest they consider our services," he said.

Harley Quinn Returns In DC's First Birds Of Prey Teaser Trailer

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While the status of the Suicide Squad sequel is uncertain, we do know that the first movie's breakout character--Harley Quinn--is set to return to screens in 2020. Margot Robbie is reprising the role in Birds of Prey, which will team her up with other female heroes from the DC universe. The movie is now in production and a first look video has been released.

The video is only 20 seconds long but actually packs quite a lot in. It starts with shots of Harley and--judging from the crossbow--Huntress walking into a large, empty room. Hypnotic electronic music plays and then there's a very quickly cut montage of the movie's characters. There's shots of Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Huntress), Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Black Canary), Ewan McGregor (Black Mask), Ella Jay Basco (Cassandra Cain), Chris Messina (Victor Zsasz), and Rosie Perez (Renee Montoya). Check it out above.

This video follows an image that Robbie posted on Instagram that also highlighted Harley's new look. The movie is directed by Cathy Yan, and releases in February 2020. In November it was revealed that the movie actually has a much longer title than just Birds of Prey--an image of the script cover revealed that it is in fact named Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). The film is written by Christina Hodson, who recently scored a big hit with the Transformers spin-off Bumblebee.

Margot Robbie Reveals Harley Quinn's New Look In First Birds Of Prey Teaser Trailer

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While the status of the Suicide Squad sequel is uncertain, we do know that the first movie's breakout character--Harley Quinn--is set to return to screens in 2020. Margot Robbie is reprising the role in Birds of Prey, which will team her up with other female heroes from the DC universe. The movie is now in production and a first look video has been released.

The video is only 20 seconds long but actually packs quite a lot in. It starts with shots of Harley and--judging from the crossbow--Huntress walking into a large, empty room. Hypnotic electronic music plays and then there's a very quickly cut montage of the movie's characters. There's shots of Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Huntress), Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Black Canary), Ewan McGregor (Black Mask), Ella Jay Basco (Cassandra Cain), Chris Messina (Victor Zsasz), and Rosie Perez (Renee Montoya). Check it out above.

This video follows an image that Robbie posted on Instagram that also highlighted Harley's new look. The movie is directed by Cathy Yan, and releases in February 2020. In November it was revealed that the movie actually has a much longer title than just Birds of Prey--an image of the script cover revealed that it is in fact named Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). The film is written by Christina Hodson, who recently scored a big hit with the Transformers spin-off Bumblebee.

Spider-Man PS4 Update Adds New Fantastic Four-Themed Suits

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Spider-Man PS4 Update Adds New Fantastic Four-Themed Suits

Marvel's Spider-Man is already bursting with fashion options for your wallcrawler, but Insomniac has introduced two more today with the latest update. After teasing "something fantastic" for the game, comic fans concluded it must be an homage to one of the times Spidey has teamed up with the Fantastic Four. The only question was if we would see the Future Foundation suit or the Bombastic Bag-Man suit. As it turns out, the answer is both.

A post on the PlayStation Blog announced the 1.14 update for Spider-Man, which adds both iconic suits to the game. The Bombastic Bag-Man immortalizes the time the webhead was left suit-less at F4 headquarters and had to resort to a paper bag to hide his secret identity. The Future Foundation suit is from a more recent story when the group rebranded itself and welcomed new members, including Spider-Man himself. It's a bit less goofy.

Along with the Sam Raimi movies suit, this shows Insomniac continuing to provide support for its blockbuster well after launch--and after the three DLC packs that introduced new suits have come to a close. Insomniac will be hosting a Twitch stream showing the suits today, January 28, at 2 PM PT / 5 PM ET / 10 PM GMT (9 AM AET on January 29).

Spider-Man PS4 Update Adds Two Fantastic Suits

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Spider-Man PS4 Update Adds Two Fantastic Suits

Marvel's Spider-Man is already bursting with fashion options for your wallcrawler, but Insomniac has introduced two more today with the latest update. After teasing "something fantastic" for the game, comic fans concluded it must be an homage to one of the times Spidey has teamed up with the Fantastic Four. The only question was if we would see the Future Foundation suit or the Bombastic Bag-Man suit. As it turns out, the answer is both.

A post on the PlayStation Blog announced the 1.14 update for Spider-Man, which adds both iconic suits to the game. The Bombastic Bag-Man immortalizes the time the webhead was left suit-less at F4 headquarters and had to resort to a paper bag to hide his secret identity. The Future Foundation suit is from a more recent story when the group rebranded itself and welcomed new members, including Spider-Man himself. It's a bit less goofy.

Along with the Sam Raimi movies suit, this shows Insomniac continuing to provide support for its blockbuster well after launch--and after the three DLC packs that introduced new suits have come to a close. Insomniac will be hosting a Twitch stream showing the suits today, January 28, at 2 PM PT / 5 PM ET / 10 PM GMT (9 AM AET on January 29).

Top 10 UK Games Chart: Resident Evil 2 Remake Debuts At No.1

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Capcom's Resident Evil 2 remake has debuted at the top of the UK physical sales chart for the week ending January 26. Sales monitor Chart-Track says the PS4, Xbox One, and PC horror title is Capcom's biggest launch since Resident Evil 7: Biohazard two years ago and the biggest UK launch of 2019 so far.

Below Resident Evil 2, the chart paints a familiar picture. Red Dead Redemption 2 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 each climb one position to finish No.2 and No.3, respectively, while last week's No.1 falls three places as New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe finishes at No.4. Aside from Resident Evil 2, no new titles entered the chart this week.

Capcom's remake has gone down well with critics and was awarded a 9/10 in GameSpot's Resident Evil 2 remake review. "Resident Evil 2 is not only a stellar remake of the original, but it's also simply a strong horror game that delivers anxiety-inducing and grotesque situations, topping some of the series' finest entries," wrote critic Alessardo Fillari. "But above all, the remake is an impressive game for the fact that it goes all-in on the pure survival horror experience, confidently embracing its horrifying tone and rarely letting up until the story's conclusion. Though Resident Evil 2 has its roots firmly in the past, it reworks the familiar horrors into something that feels brand new and all its own."