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Ubisoft reveal Assassin's Creed Chronicles split in three 'episodes' spanning China, Russia and India

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The 2.5D side-scrolling Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China is in fact just part one of three episodes that Ubisoft has planned, which debuts April 21st. The second will take us to India, and the third into Russia.

Each will be a standalone experience with a loose overarching narrative, and each can be bought separately or together with a season pass. The two remaining episodes will hit in autumn this year.

Son of Nor releases today, Kickstarted third-person action with telekinesis and terraforming

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Developer stillalive studios today releases their third-person action title Son of Nor, which involves a lot of mind-bending powers and humanities' last bastion. It also supports fancy virtual reality interfaces.

We'll be flinging objects and reshaping the land around us as we fight mankind's ancient enemy, the Sarahul. Son of Nor can actually be played with your mind, thanks to 'cutting-edge' peripherals.

Ambitious Cities: Skylines mod aims for 'first-person multiplayer'

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The mods for Colossal Order's Cities: Skylines continues to impress, as not only are we treated to some handy extra tools and buildings, but modders are getting even more creative with the city builder.

Already there's a first-person mod to let us zip around at Cim level, but now someone has even greater ambitions with a first-person based multiplayer mod that would let you visit other people's cities.

Report: Sony Pictures lands film rights to Metal Gear Solid, writer and director attached

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Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear Solid is sneaking into cinemas according to a report from Deadline, which says Sony Pictures has landed a deal for the rights to a film adaptation of the complex conspiracy caper.

British writer Jay Basu is attached, though Kojima-san could have input. It's also said Jordan Vogt-Roberts will be directing MGS, which is based off the 1998 release on the original PlayStation.

Dinosaur survival game theHunter: Primal drops out of Early Access today

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Joint developers Avalanche Studios and Expansive Worlds have released the final version of dino survival game theHunter: Primal. Yes, the title is meant to look like that. No I don't know why.

If you've played a first-person survival game like Rust you'll be in familiar territory here, with the exception that when you're not bust starving to death or dying from exposure you've got hungry packs of Utahraptors and the occasional wandering T-Rex to deal with.

Find all the concrete donkeys and banana bombs you could ask for in the Worms Bundle from Bundle Stars

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If you're a Worms fan you'll want to check out Bundle Stars' latest offering, the cleverly titled Worms Bundle, which packs together six entries in the long-running franchise.

Okay, so admittedly most Worms games are pretty much the exact same thing, but in this case Bundle Stars has managed to gather up a few of the series' more esoteric offerings.

For April Fool's Day Dying Light players get superhuman strength

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For tomorrow only, Dying Light players will be able to enhance their character's zombie-punching skills by hunting down tainted barrels of 'Antizin', the game's zombification cure.

Sampling the product in question will cause you to become freakishly strong and fast, able to drop-kick zombies across a courtyard, punch them into bits with your bare hands, and perform various other acts of amusing anti-undead violence.

Build an elite team of international Operatives in Rainbow Six: Siege

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Here, Rainbow Six: Siege is still looking a bit tasty, isn't it? Ubisoft has revealed a brace of trailers for its tactical shooter, both of which showcase a new Operator System.

Team Rainbow is of course made up from various elite operatives from across the world; in Siege you'll be able to choose from a various special forces teams, including the SAS, SWAT, and GIGN.

Project Cars players set to receive a free car each month, kicking off with the Lykan Hypersport

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Owners of Slightly Mad Studios' upcoming crowd-funded racer Project Cars will receive a free car each month, the developer has announced, the first being the excellently named Lykan Hypersport.

The offer's a thank you to fans for their patience with Project Cars rather lengthy development time – the game was delayed again earlier this year, pushed back from an expected April release date to “mid-May 2015”.

Blizzard showcases last batch of Hearthstone: Blackrock Mountain cards in Twitch livestream

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Blizzard has revealed the final batch of cards on the way to card game Hearthstone in the new Blackrock Mountain expansion via a livestream on its official Twitch channel.

The broadcast finished yesterday, but you can catch up with the highlights below. In addition, Blizzard's posted the full list of 31 cards on its Facebook page.

Ubisoft hosting "livestream presentation" of Rainbow Six Siege Closed Alpha @ 7.00pm GMT, new gameplay trailer

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There's a livestream set for today from Ubisoft where they'll be showing content planned for the PC Closed Alpha for Rainbow Six Siege. The stream begins @ 2.00pm EST / 7.00pm GMT.

The beans are yet to be spilled on the planned Closed Alpha which is due for PC, but footage has leaked recently so it should be starting soon. A new gameplay trailer has been released as well.

EA update The Sims 4 with basements in free content patch

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Basement dwellers rejoice because you can now have your Sims skulking underground thanks to the latest content update for The Sims 4. You can even dig two levels deep, and there's now a fourth floor.

The basements can be fully customised in Build Mode for some "absolutely incredible lots." This stretches buildings from three to six floors, which is great for those really, really deep plunge pools.

European Commission "agrees areas for action" for single digital market

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Geo-locking is the current bane for consuming digital content today as it keeps up artificial borders that hold back releases and outright prevents others. The European Commission is now looking at legislation to end it.

What does this mean? It could signal the demise of big price differences across regions, as well as their launch dates. Re-directing users to 'local stores' with 'local pricing' would be a big no-no.

64-bit client for Stonehearth with Alpha 9, team "really building momentum now"

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It's time to throw off those 32-bit shackles as the new Alpha 9 update for kingdom-builder Stonehearth introduces the option to go 64-bit. This month's alpha update also rebalances combat and adds some music for it.

We also get travelling merchants visiting our towns and they'll buy our excess wares, and we can now toggle an autosave option. There's a "whole boatload of bug fixes" thrown in for good measure.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt can have chromatic aberration toggled off

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Weird distortions at the edge of your screen? That's likely chromatic aberration, which means not all colours are being focused properly, and it's something that irks some and goes unnoticed by others.

In any case, CD Projekt RED has pledged a setting will be available to slay the beast in The WItcher 3, so no matter where the game camera is focusing you won't get those distorted borders.

Death Row added in latest Prison Architect Alpha 31 update

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Introversion has finally brought the solemn duty of executions to the sandbox in Prison Architect, having only been available in the story campaign thus far. Now wardens can construct their own, should they choose to.

It's not a mandatory requirement for a prison, and neither does it afford any 'advantage'. It's available to unlock through the new Lawyer employee, who can also grant permission for 'indeterminate sentences'.

*UPDATED* Dead or Alive 5: Last Round drops on PC, short an online multiplayer mode

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Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is available now on PC, which is good. If you want to play online multiplayer though, you'll have to wait up to three months for a patch. Which is bad.

Yes, while the Steam PC version of Team Ninja's brawler features 4K support and even (my god) anti-aliasing, it doesn't yet allow you to beat up your friends online.

Mass Effect 4 on PC "looking great", assures Bioware developer

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We'd sort of been assuming that Mass Effect 4 would be available on PC, given the history of the franchise, but it's nice to have some confirmation directly from Bioware.

The game's creative director Mac Walters assured fans on Twitter earlier this month that he's been reviewing the PC version of the game and it's "looking great".

Fly a plane around in Cities: Skylines with the Flight Cimulator mod

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Tired of wandering around your municipal creations in Cities: Skylines like some kind of earthbound idiot? Rather take to the skies for a better look?

Well, technically I guess you can already do that. But to do it in style, you need to grab the Flight Cimulator mod and fly a passenger jet around in-game.

Sword Coast Legends developer video shows off real-time Dungeon mastering

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I’m going to write this post about Dungeons and Dragons: Sword Coast Legends without referencing a certain other top-down fantasy RPG that dropped recently.

Dammit. Okay, from... Now. With Dragon Age: Origins director Dan Tudge at the helm, Sword Coast Legends is bringing a pretty cool sounding DM mode to the dungeon party, which lets one player set up encounters and adventures for his or her frinds. This new trailer gives us a look at how that works.

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