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Techland takes a break from zombies with bike racer FIM Speedway Grand Prix 15

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Techland is taking a bit of a break from the undead for its latest game, FIM Speedway Grand Prix 15, which focuses on the most prestigious speedway tournament in the world.

Developed by Techland Games Warszawa, the company’s Warsaw-based subsidiary studio, the fully-licensed game will feature all of the motorsport's best riders from the current season, as well as authentic tracks located in Målilla (Sweden), Cardiff (UK), Horsens (Denmark), Toruń (Poland), and Melbourne (Australia).

Valve's Vive VR headeset will be sold in a "limited quantity" this year, with a full rollout in 2016

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Valve and HTC's Vive VR headset will only be available in limited supply this year, before it launches in full in 2016. Valve had originally claimed that we would see the device hit store shelves in 2015, and while that's technically still the case, it's not the full launch we were expecting.

"Later this year HTC will offer the first commercial Vive units via a limited quantity of community and developer systems, with larger quantities shipping in calendar Q1 2016," wrote the company, in a press release sent out to advertise the headset's presence at PAX Prime this weekend.

New trailer for Cities: Skylines expansion After Dark shows off the night-time sprawl

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Paradox Interactive and developer Colossal Order have just released a new trailer for Cities: Skylines' first expansion, After Dark. It shows off the new day/night cycle, some new buildings that urban planners can plop down to keep their population happy, and new transport options including taxis and coaches.

Skylines' urban sprawls look fairly lovely already, but an extra sprinkling of neon lights at nighttime goes a long way towards making them feel even more alive. New attractions and changes in civilian behaviour that only occur at night should offer some interesting new challenges.

Rocket League developer celebrates 1 million copies sold with 10% discount sale

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Rocket League made its name via the PS Plus free game initiative, but don't think it's just a one hit wonder that got lucky – the car football hit has now racked up 1 million sales on Steam.

Developer Psyonix is understandably pretty happy with that, and to celebrate it's holding a 10% off sale for the next forty-eight hours.

Top-down arcade shoot-em-up A Fistful of Guns is out this September

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Arcade pixel shoot-em-up A Fistful of Guns (one of my favourite video game titles, incidentally) is all set to launch on Steam, GOG, and Humble on September 24.

Developer Farmergnome originally created the game as a freeware project, but this full release features a total of 11 gunslingers, each tied to their own control scheme - some require a mouse, others a keyboard or controller - as well as Story and Arcade modes.

First gameplay trailer drops for Boss Key's free-to-play FPS LawBreakers

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Cliff Bleszinski announced his new game LawBreakers earlier this week, and now we have the very first gameplay footage of the team-based F2P shooter in action.

And it looks... fun, actually. My only concern is that in the last six months or so, I've seen roughly twelve thousand team-based first-person shooters with unique hero classes. Even Black Ops 3 is getting in on that action.

Original creator Games Farm regains rights to RPG Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms

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Indie developer Games Farm has regained the rights to isometric RPG Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms from publisher bitComposer Entertainment AG, which filed for insolvency last year, leaving the future of the game in jeopardy.

Not to worry, though. The IP is back with its original creator, and now that they're free of financial troubles, the team at Games Farm has some big plans for the future of Heretic Kingdoms.

Railway set simulator Train Valley moves out of Early Access this September

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Train Valley is a railway management sim with a bit of a difference. Rather than dryly recreating a rain-lashed commute through the greyest parts of Europe, the game looks more like a child's toy train set; colourful, lively and focused more on fun puzzle-solving than ticket prices and cost ratios.

It's been in Early Access since May of this year, but developers Alexey Davydov , Sergey Dvoynikov and Timofey Shargorodskiy are ready to release it in full on September 16.

Rainbow Mika returns in Street Fighter 5

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Fan favourite wrestler Rainbow Mika will be competing in Street Fighter 5, Capcom has announced. The cult character hasn't been featured in a core roster since 1998's Street Fighter Alpha 3.

She packs a tag-team partner for V-Trigger assists, a V-Skill move where she grabs a mic and revs up the audience, and one of the most NSFW outfits in the series' history. Team Ninja would be proud.

EA details all the content from next month's FIFA 16 demo

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EA has detailed the FIFA 16 demo coming to PC and consoles in a couple of weeks time, and they're certainly not skimping on the content.

Along with a basic kick-off mode, you'll be able to play El Clasico – Real Madrid versus Barcelona – try out FIFA Ultimate Team Draft, and check out the game's new FIFA Trainer, a kind of on-screen training mode that feeds you tips while you play.

Double Fine's next game is the cranium-swapping adventure Headlander

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The next game from Double Fine Productions is a 2D side-scrolling adventure called Headlander, developed in partnership with Adult Swim Games.

It's got a pretty neat concept; you play as the disembodied head of the last human being in existence, who finds himself lost in a galaxy ruled by sentient robots.

Yakuza Character Pack now available for Payday 2

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Payday 2 players can now partake of the Yakuza Character Pack, a fresh piece of DLC which adds a brand new anti-hero, some mask, and two new weapons.

Coming in at $4.99, the pack introduces Japanese gangster Jiro, a new playable character voiced by veteran actor Togo Igawa.

EA releases concept art for Star Wars: Battlefront's free Battle of Jakku DLC

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EA has released two conceptual images from Star Wars Battlefront's free Battle of Jakku DLC pack, which is set to drop two weeks before Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits cinemas.

Both shots reference that fantastic shot in the movie trailer of a crashed Imperial Star Destroyer lying broken in the sand of a desert planet that's apparently not Tatooine – though it certainly looks very similar.

New screenshot suggests you can export XCOM 2 soldiers

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Eagle-eyed Reddit posters have spotted an interesting little bit of text in a new XCOM 2 screenshot released by Firaxis – the shot of the sequel's soldier customisation screen shows a menu button that reads 'export character'.

What that actually means, we still don't know – it could simply mean that you can shift your favorite troopers between saved games, but it also suggests you might be able to trade them with your friends.

It's all speculation until the developers confirm it, but given the expanded customisation options in XCOM 2, the ability to save a cosmetic copy of your star soldiers would be a logical next step in the game's ongoing attempt to make you feel awful when you get them killed by plasma grenades.

Capcom ready to bring Street Fighter 5 Beta back online this weekend

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Capcom has dragon-punched all the gremlins that were ruining its Street Fighter 5 Beta, and is ready to bring it back online this weekend.

Regional server stress tests appear to have solved the lag and disconnection issues that forced Capcom to shut down the Beta only a few days after it first went up, but the developer warns that other problems may crop up.

The Behemoth releases first trailer for oddball strategy title Pit People

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Castle Crashers developer The Behemoth officially announced its next game Pit People last month, and now we have the first in-game trailer.for the hex-based strategy game.

It's all very odd. Originally the game was going to be entirely set in a gladiatorial arena, and while a portion of its story still is, now we've also got giant, cosmic space-bears crashing into planets and all sorts of other weird stuff.

Fable Legends will be a Windows Store exclusive on the PC

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Lionhead Studios has revealed that upcoming fantasy RPG Fable Legends will be exclusive to the Windows 10 store on PC.

A community manager confirmed the news in a Twitter conversation with a fan, which was spotted over on NeoGAF.

Dwarves are bearded melee badasses in Total War: Warhammer

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Creative Assembly has shone the spotlight on Total War: Warhammer's Dwarfen faction for its latest unit video, specifically their deadly, rugged melee units.

One of the four armies included in the game's launch edition, the Dwarfs unsurprisingly specialise in heavy infantry - their axe and hammer troops are deadly not just against other enemy foot units, but against monsters and heroes as well. Plus, they've got the best-looking armour and weapons in the business. Fact.

Just Cause 3 team talks destruction in latest dev diary

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Just Cause 3 will feature even more of those sweet, sweet explosions you remember from the previous games, and the team at Avalanche gives us a closer look at the game's new tech in this developer diary video.

“We’ve been focused purely on the new generation of high-end technology from the very beginning of development,” says game director Roland Lesterlin “this huge amount of extra horsepower allows us to do things that simply weren’t possible until now”.

Reddit poster suggests that Mega Man Legacy Collection is a "fancy emulator, not a brand new engine"

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The Mega Man Legacy Collection was released earlier this week, giving fans of the classic action platformer series a great excuse to revisit its golden era.

That said, Reddit poster Jack-Walker has poked around inside the Steam release of the game, and discovered that Capcom's claims about the game using an entirely new engine may not be quite true.

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