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New Call of Duty confirmed for 2016

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Some things are inescapable, like the annual release of a new Call of Duty game. We're waiting for details, but we know that a new Infinity Ward-developed entry in the franchise will be out this year.

Dying Light: The Following’s Spotlight Edition costs $10,000,000

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Special editions are really getting out of hand. Some cheap statue, maybe an art book or a map, and you’re paying upwards of $100 for it. Maybe more if there’s some kind of electronic toy. But it looks like Techland’s got ‘em all beat.

Overcooked looks to serve up cooperative cooking shenanigans later this year

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Ah, cooking. Such an underutilized gaming concept. It’s got it all! Time management, a clear logic for upgrades through better appliances, a gradual difficulty curve from simple dishes to more complex ones… It’s a perfect concept for bite-sized arcade experiences, but there just aren’t many games that put you in the kitchen.

Rocket League update brings season 2

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Rocket League was one of last year’s biggest surprises, and the success of the little rocket car game that could is downright heartwarming. And there’s no sign of it slowing down!

Need for Speed races to PC in March

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You remember how 2015 was the year of FMV? Well, the PC missed out on one major full-motion video milestone: the latest Need for Speed! Thankfully, we shan’t have to wait much longer for this ridiculous display of street-racing machismo.

Creative Assembly shows off campaign gameplay in new Total War: Warhammer developer walkthrough

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Creative Assembly has released a new developer diary walking players through the campaign gameplay of their upcoming strategy title Total War: Warhammer. The video covers the world map, which shows off faction territory claims and diplomatic alliances, as well as covering the royal promotions and appointments.

Open world action-RPG Cornerstone: The Song of Tyrim launching on April 26th

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One of the more ambitious Kickstarter-funded games, Cornerstone: The Song of Tyrim will finally be released on April 26th on major digital distributors including GOG.com, Humble Store and others. The game is "a sweeping fantasy tale in which combat, crafting, and physics-based puzzle-solving collide."

PC version of Quantum Break confirmed, coming April 5th

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Last August, Microsoft stated they hadn't "ruled out" a PC version of their heavily hyped Xbox One exclusive time-twisting game Quantum Break, which was developed by Alan Wake developer Remedy. Months later, Microsoft has confirmed today it will be coming to Windows 10 on 5th April.

English language version of Heaven's Hope lands on Earth on February 25th

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Publisher Eurovideo Medien has announced that the English language launch of heavenly point-and-click adventure game Heaven's Hope will be landing on Steam on February 25th. The comedic game was developed by German studio Mosaic Mask.

Free-to-play online multiplayer game based on Grimm TV series announced - Grimm: Dark Legacy

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GamesCo has announced that a new free-to-play online multiplayer game based on the NBC fantasy television show Grimm has been announced - Grimm: Dark Legacy. The game will take place several hundred years before the show's modern setting.

Snowy Alaska-based survival horror multiplayer game The Wild Eight announced

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Russia-based indie developer 8 Points has announced a new multiplayer survival horror game for PC and Xbox One called The WIld Eight, in which players can either work together or look out for themselves in a hostile, strange Alaskan wilderness using an isometric action-RPG format.

Hitman to take full advantage of DX12, system specs revealed

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AMD has announced that it and IO Interactive have collaborated to make sure that Hitman takes full advantage of DirectX 12, with AMD's cards optimized to take advantage of its features.

Artsy indie survival game the Flame in the Flood launches this month

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There's lots of ways to survive in games. Y'wanna survive zombie apocalypses? You got it! Wanna survive as a badger? Hey, you're covered. How about surviving a post-apocalypse with a trusty canine companion? You're not stuck with Fallout anymore!

Descent creators Kickstart spiritual successor Overload

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I sadly missed out on the original Descent back in the day, but it looks like I’m in luck, because the original creators of the six degrees of freedom shooter are building a spiritual successor.

Frozen Synapse 2 exists, promises open world tactics

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Frozen Synapse 2 exists, and it’s promising “open world tactics.”

American Truck Simulator has a demo now

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Okay, okay. I get it. Maybe trucking up and down the highway isn’t your cup of tea. It’s not the most exciting or engaging thing in the world. There are already a lot of really terrific games out this year.

Forced Showdown launches on March 29th

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BetaDwarf has announced that the third game in the Forced series, Forced Showdown, will be arriving this coming March 29th. The game takes the original concept, turns it into "a modern mash-up of a top-down, twin stick action rogue-lite that combines the strategy of a deck-building card game."

First episode of The Walking Dead: Michonne arriving February 23rd

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Telltale Games has announced that the first game of their Walking Dead "miniseries" starring Michonne will be arriving on February 23rd. The first episode is titled In Too Deep, which takes place during her absence between issues #126 and #139 of the comic book.

Borislav Slavov hired to compose score for Divinity: Original Sin 2

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Larian has announced in a Kickstarter update that the studio has found a composer to create the score to their highly anticipated sequel, Divinity: Original Sin 2. Slavov had written the score to such games as Knights of Honor, Two Worlds II, Gothic 3, Crysis 2, Crysis 3, and Ryse: Son of Rome.

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