Jump Force brings together Dragon Ball, One Piece, Death Note and more

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Jump Force brings together Dragon Ball, One Piece, Death Note and more

At Microsoft’s E3 conference, a new fighting game, Jump Force, was revealed.

The trailer showed off major characters from popular Shonen Jump series, like Monkey D. Luffy of One Piece, Goku from Dragon Ball and Naruto. At the end, the backs of Light and Ryuk from Death Note was also shown, though their fighting style is unknown.

Phil Spencer signals next Xbox console

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Phil Spencer signals next Xbox console

In his wrap-up speech at Microsoft’s E3 conference today, Xbox chief Phil Spencer talked briefly about the company’s plans for its next console.

He said that the team behind last year’s launch of Xbox One X is “deep into architecting the next Xbox console, where we will once again deliver on our commitment to deliver the benchmark of console gaming.” Spencer mentioned the company’s work on AI and on cloud technologies, as well as its recently bolstered studio presence.

Next Xbox console in development, Xbox head Phil Spencer says

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Next Xbox console in development, Xbox head Phil Spencer says

In his wrap-up speech at Microsoft’s E3 conference today, Xbox chief Phil Spencer talked briefly about the company’s plans for its next console.

He said that the team behind last year’s launch of Xbox One X is “deep into architecturing the next Xbox console, where we will once again deliver on our commitment to deliver the benchmark of console gaming.” Spencer mentioned the company’s work on AI and on cloud technologies, as well as its recently bolstered studio presence.

Skateboarding sim Session coming to Xbox One, PC in 2018

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Skateboarding sim Session coming to Xbox One, PC in 2018

Session, a simulation skateboarding game from Montreal-based indie developer Crea-ture Studios, is on its way to Windows (via Steam Early Access) and Xbox One (via Xbox Game Preview), according to a trailer that debuted at the Xbox E3 2018 press briefing today.

Both versions are scheduled to be released on those preview platforms by the end of 2018, with the final game set to arrive in 2019, Crea-ture Studios said in a news release. The company ran a successful Kickstarter campaign for Session in late 2017, pulling in just over double its funding goal of CA$80,000.

Watch the E3 trailer for Cyberpunk 2077

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Watch the E3 trailer for Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 revealed its first full trailer today during Microsoft’s pre-E3 press conference. The video, which we’ve embedded above, shows a bright, glittering, futuristic metropolis with a dark underbelly.

We expect to learn more about the game during the week.

Just Cause 4 trailer features a battle between man and tornado

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Just Cause 4 trailer features a battle between man and tornado

Just Cause 4’s new trailer continues where the series left off: with an absurd amount of explosions. The announcement was softened by a leak just days ahead of Microsoft’s press conference, however. A Steam listing for Just Cause 4 popped up last Thursday, confirming that the sequel was in the works.

The trailer features a handful of additions, the biggest being a tornado. The gloomy weather fits the new art style, which has a grimier, darker look than previous entries in the series.

Gears Tactics is a new turn-based strategy game for PC

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Gears Tactics is a new turn-based strategy game for PC

Microsoft announced Gears Tactics, a turn-based strategy game set in the Gears of War universe, during the company’s E3 2018 press conference.

The brief snippet of gameplay shows players taking control of multiple COG soldiers and fighting the Locust, the signature enemies of the Gear’s universe. There’s not mention of characters from any of the other Gears of War games, but Tactics be a prequel that takes place 12 years before the first Gears of War game.

Gears of War meets Funko Pop in new mobile game

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Gears of War meets Funko Pop in new mobile game

Microsoft’s Gears of War franchise is about to deviate away from the norm with a new Funko Pop-inspired mobile game called Gears Pop!

A trailer for the game played during Microsoft’s E3 keynote presentation, showing off the adorable Funko Pop figures in action. Gears Pop! is being toted as a truly new Gears of War experience.

Cuphead DLC, The Delicious Last Course, coming in 2019

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Cuphead DLC, The Delicious Last Course, coming in 2019

Cuphead — the run-and-gun hit from indie developer StudioMDHR with the iconic 1930’s art style — has a new DLC package called “The Delicious Last Course.” The DLC includes a new isle, new boss enemies, new weapons and new charms. It also includes a new third playable character, Ms. Chalice, joining series stars Cuphead and Mugman.

“The Delicious Last Course” is coming out in 2019, exclusively on Xbox One and PC.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s new trailer takes us deep into an apocalyptic mystery

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s new trailer takes us deep into an apocalyptic mystery

Lara Croft’s journey looks as harrowing as ever in the extended trailer of Shadow of the Tomb Raider, shown during the Xbox E3 media briefing the Sunday before E3.

We saw Lara solving puzzles inside of a Mayan temple, then making a dangerous escape down a rushing river. The trailer refers to a “cleansing,” an event she triggers by pulling a knife from its resting place inside the temple, which Polygon went hands on with when the game was announced in April.