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Watch Destiny's leaked Rise of Iron expansion footage right here

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: Jun 9, 2016 2:40 pm

UPDATE 2: Thanks to a leaked Xbox store listing we're able to confirm that Destiny's Rise of Iron will raise the Light level cap, The Taken King is required to play the DLC, and the expansion takes up 14GB of free space on Xbox One. Here's the official store description for the DLC, and check below for the leaked store listing:

 

"Destiny Rise of Iron is the next highly anticipated expansion to the Destiny universe. The wall which stood for centuries along the southern border of Old Russia has collapsed. Fallen mutants now scavenge the tombs of the Golden Age, and the plague they have unearthed in the wastes is more dangerous than even they understand. Join Lord Saladin. Journey into the Plaguelands. Learn the fate of the Iron Lords and stop the growing threat before it is too late."

 

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UPDATE: Activision has taken down the original leaked trailer, but we've found another mirror for the clip. Please excuse the loud dialog at the beginning!

 

The leaky E3 faucets keep on flowing, and now we've spotted the leaked trailer for Destiny's new Rise of Iron expansion.

 

 

Although Bungie plans to unveil Rise of Iron at 10AM PST / 1PM EST on their Twitch channel, there's not really any more secrets left for the expansion. We know it'll come out on September 20, and that it's going to skip last-gen consoles in favor of PS4 and Xbox One. Now the official Rise of Iron footage has been leaked on Reddit, showing off some of the new weapons, armors, activities and enemies featured in the expansion, including the strange Vex-Fallen hybrid warriors that felled the legendary Titan Iron Lords.

 

Close-eyed Destiny players will notice the game's infamous Gjallarhorn rocket launcher is returning in the expansion, and if you pre-order the expansion, you'll get access to the "Iron Gjallarhorn". Don't feel too special, though--Bungie is giving everyone the new heavy weapon as a quest reward in the expansion. Check below for a transcript of the trailer, screenshots, and more info on what Rise of Iron includes.

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Halo 5 rumored to be coming to the PC, possible announcement during E3

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: Jun 9, 2016 5:53 am

With the swirl of E3 2016 announcements and teases so far, one of the biggest ones is that Halo 5 is reportedly on its way to the PC, according to NeoGAF's industry insider 'Enter the Dragon Punch'.

 

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The rumor teases that 'Enter the Dragon Punch' says "I have it on good authority from multiple sources that Halo 5 will be coming to PC". Most would discredit someone called Enter the Dragon Punch, but this person has been on the mark with several other leaks in the past, including the recent Sunset Overdrive on the PC rumor. It would make sense for Microsoft to release Halo 5 onto the PC, as they own both Xbox and Windows, but will they actually come through and release it well?

 

We all saw how Quantum Break was released on the PC alongside the Xbox One version, so if Microsoft does end up releasing Halo 5 on the PC, they need to do it in a big way. Far better graphics, tuned controls for the PC, countless graphics options (think DOOM), and more.

FIFA 17 uses the Frostbite engine from DICE, new trailer released

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: Jun 9, 2016 1:45 am

FIFA 17 has been announced with the new game powered by the beautiful Frostbite engine, the engine created by EA DICE that has powered Battlefield 4, Star Wars Battlefront, Battlefield Hardline (let's forget about that), Need for Speed, and others.

 

 

EA has also detailed some of the different editions of FIFA 17, with a Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition and even a Super Deluxe Edition. FIFA 17 launches on September 29 on the Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4 and PC - but first, here are the details on the three different versions of FIFA 17:

 

Standard Edition

  • Full game
  • Up to 5 FUT Draft Tokens (1 per week over 5 weeks - worth up to £10+)
  • 8-match FUT loan item of Hazard, Martial, Reus, or Rodriguez
  • Custom FUT kits created by designers or FIFA soundtrack artists

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Destiny to start phasing out last-gen consoles in new Rise of Iron DLC

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: Jun 8, 2016 7:41 pm

Destiny's new expansion may skip last-gen consoles entirely as Bungie and Activision prepare to thoroughly phase out the PS3 and Xbox 360. If that wasn't enough, you'll have to own The Taken King expansion to play Rise of Iron.

 

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Destiny's new Rise of Iron expansion releases on September 20, 2016, according to leaks from Twitter user @MoreConsole, but what's even more interesting is last-gen versions are missing. This could mean PS3 and Xbox 360 owners are getting edged out of future content for Destiny, and Destiny 2 in 2017 will likely be on current-gen consoles only (and likely PS4K).

 

What's more is that Rise of Iron will require both Destiny's The Taken King mega-expansion and the base-game in order to play. That's right--The Taken King is basically now Destiny's base game, and you won't be able to play Rise of Iron if you own the regular version. A recent leak from Xbox Singapore also revealed that the Rise of Iron will feature the following:

 

  • New Story Campaign & Quests
  • New Armor and Gear
  • New Weapons
  • New Raid
  • Maximum Light Increase
  • New Strike
  • New Plaguelands Zone & Social Space
  • New Crucible Mode & Maps
  • New Enemy Faction and Bosses

 

Bungie plans to fully reveal the new expansion on its Twitch channel tomorrow at 10 AM PST/ 1PM EST, so we'll learn more details there.

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Witcher 3 will get at least one more patch

By: Sean Ridgeley | More News: Gaming | Posted: Jun 8, 2016 7:11 pm

While the Blood and Wine expansion for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt marks the end of the monstrous and superb game's content, there's still work to be done, as you might expect following a large expansion release.

 

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CD Projekt RED's Community Lead & Website Coordinator Marin Momot confirmed as much on Twitter, stating the "reported major issues" should all be fixed with a new patch that's currently being worked on. There's no ETA for it, but he does say they want it out "as soon as possible."

 

If you're what they call a "patient gamer", this also means the patch release will likely be the best time to grab the game in its entirety (or now, since it's on sale).

New Kingdom Hearts III updates coming 'this Winter'

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: Jun 8, 2016 6:06 pm

It's been quite some time since Square Enix dropped Kingdom Hearts III info, and fans might have to wait a lot longer for updates.

 

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Square Enix promises that new Kingdom Hearts III announcements are coming "this winter", possibly hinting we won't see any KH3 news or footage at E3 2016.The publisher shared the news at the very end of the new Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 remaster trailer.

 

Kingdom Hearts Unchained X dev Hironori Okayama affirms that new KH3 updates will come at E3 2016, saying as much in a recent interview with The Koalition. If Okayama said it, then it's likely true, and the winter update could be a release date or new gameplay footage and info.

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Everything you need to know about Watch Dogs 2

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: Jun 8, 2016 4:54 pm

Ubisoft has officially breathed fresh new vivacious, raw life into the Watch Dogs franchise, culminating in a stylishly comedic open-world game that's completely different from the mournful original.

 

 

Today Ubisoft announced Watch Dogs 2, showing off a game that hardly resembles the grim, downgraded port we were given in 2014. The sequel has a distinct youthful spirit of its own, and while AIden Pearce's story left a bad taste in our collective gaming mouths, I for one am starting to get an appetite for Watch Dogs 2. From what we were shown today, Watch Dogs 2 combines a sense of youthful anarchy that sharply contrasts the serious tone of the original, and there's a distinct punkish style that seems to combine Mr. Robot with a modern hipster's style and the devil-may-care, let's-watch-the-world-burn attitude of a punk rocker.

 

Ubisoft has published three huge videos with pretty much everything you need to know about the game, but we have a nice bullet list of the particulars below for your perusal. Watch Dogs 2 is confirmed to release November 15, 2016 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

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Watch the new Deus Ex: Mankind Divided gameplay footage

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: Jun 8, 2016 4:02 pm

Eidos Montreal shows off the latest gameplay footage for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, showing off a truly Orwellian future and deep, dynamic and sprawling gameplay.

 

 

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided as a completely different game from Human Revolution. The world has been entirely segregated; augs are forced to live with one another, and are separated from humankind. Humanity is in a schism, and players will interact with an incredibly vivid and robust in-game world full of possibilities.

 

The new Pre-E3 footage showcases a ton of different things about Mankind Divided, including gameplay mechanics like the Smart Vision and FPS modes, new weapons like the Stungun, Tesla gun arm, and Nanoblade gun arm (which allows you to throw blades at enemies), aug powers like camo stealth, and just how deep the game's environments are. Players will be able to use almost every bit of their environments to their advantage for maximum tactical efficiency, and nonlethal approaches are much more rewarding this time around.

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Alan Wake 2 isn't happening any time soon, Remedy confirms

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: Jun 8, 2016 2:52 pm

Alan Wake developer Remedy Entertainment has split into two different studio teams to work on two different games, but neither of them are Alan Wake.

 

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In a lengthy announcement post, Remedy today revealed what's in store for its future, and Alan Wake nor Max Payne are along for the ride. The studio is working on two unique and new AAA IP's: the first one is a "brand new Remedy game with a new partner," and the second is an "early concept which will turn into a game sometime in the future." These new projects won't be unveiled any time soon, either: Remedy has confirmed it won't show anything at E3 2016 or Gamescom.

 

The devs were also kind enough to not get Alan Wake fans worked up. "Finally, we feel that it's important to set the expectations right and let you, the fans, know that neither of the two projects currently in development is an Alan Wake game. We're working on something else, but at the same time we're exploring opportunities in other mediums to tell more Alan Wake stories."

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Skyrim Remastered listed for November release by UK retailer

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: Jun 8, 2016 1:51 pm

UK retailer lists the hotly anticipated Skyrim remaster for a November release, adding more fuel to the rumor fire.

 

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Not so long ago we reported that Bethesda will unveil Skyrim remastered for PS4 and Xbox One will full mod support. Now UK retailer Base.com has listed the "Skyrim Definitive Edition" for a release on November 23, 2016, adding more credence of an E3 reveal.

 

Bethesda is also expected to reveal even more goodies at their E3 2016 showcase--as if Skyrim remastered wasn't enough--including a Wolfenstein 2 sequel from Machine Games, Prey 2, and The Evil Within 2 from Tango Gameworks. We'll likely also see even more Fallout 4 DLC (yes, there's more!) and possibly DOOM.

 

Bethesda's E3 2016 lineup kicks off on Sunday, June 12 at 7PM PST / 10PM EST. We'll be sure to keep you updated with all the announcements right here at TweakTown.

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