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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.

You can now donate to 35,000 charities through the Humble Store

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Humble has massively increased the number of charities you can donate to when you buy a game from the Humble Store. Before, when making a purchase you would be able decide how the final amount was portioned up, including donating an amount of your choice to five different charities.

That number has now been increased to 35,000. You can decide which one you want to choose at the checkout stage, or if you're unsure, you can leave it to Humble to designate one of those five core charities.

Warhammer 40,000: Regicide will now move out of Early Access on September 8

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Warhammer 40,000: Regicide, the galaxy's most violent game of chess, will now be released in full on September 8, developer Hammerfall Publishing has announced. The game's been on Early Access since May, and the general response has been very positive.

"There's a huge amount of content, all of which is completed, that is now going through an additional polish stage. That’s a good thing not only for gamers, but for fans of the Warhammer 40,000 Universe, the developer writes.

Frozenbyte issues response video to Trine 3 feedback, says the series is "completely on hold"

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Frozenbyte has posted a video response to Trine 3 feedback, particularly focusing on criticism of the game's length. Marketing manager Kai Tuovinen accepts responsibility for not fully explaining that the game would be shorter than its predecessors during the pre-release marketing.

"As head of marketing here, I'll have to bit the bullet," he says "and blame myself for not revealing our plans to you from the start. Overall we're very proud of the game we made, a game we finished, we enjoy, and we think is fun."

Divinity: Original Sin 2 reaches Kickstarter goal in less than twelve hours

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If at first you succeed on Kickstarter, it's pretty likely that you'll do so again - Larian Studios has already received all the funding it asked for to create Divinity: Original Sin 2, less than 12 hours after the campaign launched.

As of this post the total sum is $618,000 from the original goal of $500,000, and terrifyingly enough there's still thirty-four days left to go on the campaign. Larian boss Swen Vincke thanks fans in an update video, and admits that they'll probably have to have a good long think about what to do with all that cash. Stretch goals haven't been fully worked out yet, but Vincke says that they'll be ready and posted "most likely tomorrow".

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