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Check out the amazing Maya trailer for Killer Instinct: Season 2

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Killer Instinct: Season 2 is right around the corner and a brand new trailer for Maya has been released and is probably one of the greatest cinematic trailers for a fighting game I have ever seen. In the trailer we get to see Maya in action, showing off her new moves including her dual dagger throws. I cannot wait to get my hands on Killer Instinct: Season 2 to see how Iron Galaxy is changing the game this year.

We also get to see a little glimpse of the next character to be added to the game and looks to be a brand new character that is being added to the series. I don't recall Egyptian Mummy's ever being in the game before. 

On a side note, oh my god the music for this trailer is absolutely incredible. The music for Season 1 and what has been released so far for Season 2 is absolutely amazing and I really hope they release another "Killer Cuts" album eventually. I would buy that the second it's released. 

Killer Instinct: Season 2 launches on October 15th and can be bought in package deals like the first game. Buying the Ultra Edition will get you the following content. 

  • Eight fighters, starting with TJ Combo and Maya, and adding a new fighter each month
  • Select fighter costumes and accessory packs
  • Killer Instinct 2 Classic – a perfect port of the arcade game with full multiplayer support for intense fighting over Xbox Live
  • Content Early Access – Customers who buy the Ultra Edition will get early access to characters and customization items before anyone else.

Here is the Maya trailer courtesy of Maximillian Dood 

D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die hits Xbox One this Friday

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The next crazy game by Deadly Premonition creator Swery65, D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die hits the Xbox One this Friday.

This announcement pretty much came out of nowhere as this was one of the games that I bought an Xbox One for and was disappointed when it wasn't released at launch. Anyways the wait is almost over and you can buy the game for $15 on Friday and can be played with or without the Xbox One Kinect.  

I never played Deadly Premonition but I absolutely love episodic games that tell amazing stories like The Walking Dead so I will absolutely be checking this one out. 

Final Fantasy IV finds its way to Steam

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Final Fantasy IV joins multiple other versions of the long running franchise to hit the Steam Marketplace.  There wasn't much information leading up to this, but the launch has happened and the game is now available for download for the reasonable price of $15.99.  This version has been enhanced for HD and is based off of the Nintendo DS remake, so expect to see the 3D sprites in their full glory on your PC battlestation.

Assemble for the Reassembly progress report!

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After I wrote my preview for Reassembly, the people over at Indie Voyage and Anisoptera were nice enough to give me an updated alpha to see what I think. It's been about a month since they gave me the first press release, and I'm amazed at how far they've come in such a short amount of time. You can check out all of my impressions of the updated alpha after the jump, but for now I want to let you know that the Kickstarter for Reassembly is well underway.

If you're intrigued by what I've had to say about them, you should definitely check out their Kickstarter page and main website. Even if you don't like me or what I have to say, you should go there just to check out the gifs. Whoever's making those is really good at picking moments that highlight what Reassembly does best. As of this writing, Reassembly has 16 days left and has raised $16,896 of their $28,000 goal, and you can secure a copy of the game for only a $12 pledge. If all goes according to plan, they're estimating to release in February of 2015; but if you want to get your hands on some sweet LEGO-syle ship building earlier than that you can buy yourself beta access for $30. They have more sweet reward tiers that get you a t-shirt and let you design an enemy ship, but if you want to see everything you need to check out their Kickstarter campaign.

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Clockwork Empires Early Access gets its first monthly update

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It's been a month since Clockwork Empires went into Early Access via Steam, and now we're getting our first of many monthly updates, dubbed "Conscript Steelcog versus THE MURDERCULT" by the developers. In Clockwork Empires you take on the role of a junior bureaucrat in a fledgling colony in the new world. Your job is to order the colonists around to ensure they stay alive (cabbage crops good. Invading fish-people bad), keep them busy so they don't join a cult (As they say, idle hands are the elder squid god's playground) and most importantly, bring glory to the Queen and her empire (and most most importanly, earn enough prestige to get a promotion).

Here's a brief overview of things to expect in the latest patch:

  • Cults do more interesting things like build shrines, sabotage crops, and murder
  • New ways for your colonists to die in the form of a new monster
  • A new tropical biome
  • Improvements and updates to farming and militia commands
  • Ability to save and load the game
  • A lot of graphics business involving texture cleanup and something called almost-zero draw overhead pass
  • Fish people now have guns and will eat colonists. But they might feel bad about it.

If you're interested in more details, you can read the full patch notes after the jump. If you want to know more about Clockwork Empires you can check out their website- Even if you don't  know anything about the game, the devlog usually makes for a good read. If you're ready to plunge into the Early Access, you can get it for $29.99 via Steam.

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GRID Autosport Touring Car Legends pack out now

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Earlier this summer when I reviewed GRID Autosport, my favorite discipline was the touring cars.  I like that they're a little slower and a little easier for a racing game fail-pie like me to handle.

If you're like me then you'll be very interested in the newly released Touring Car Legends pack.  The Touring Car Legends pack comes with the Silverstone Circuit and Donington Park. Car-wise, you'll get the 1994 Volvo 850 Estate, 1994 Alfa Romeo 155, 1996 Audi A4 Quattro, 1991 BMW E30, and 1989 Ford Sierra R S500 Cosworth.

It costs $14.99.  To learn more, follow the jump.

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Microsoft releasing an Xbox One Controller for the PC in November

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I use the Xbox 360 wireless controllers with my PCs and really enjoy it. They are great controllers and work well in Steam games that are setup for it. 

With the Xbox One, I know a few people were hoping to see Microsoft come out with the controller so that they can use it on the PC as well. This November, you'll be able to purchase an Xbox One Controllers with cable for the PC.

All you have to do is plug in the controller and you're ready to go. Unfortunately, you won't be able to use it wirelessly and that's a shame. With a PC, you'll have to be tethered, but you can use the same controller on the Xbox One both wirelessly or wired. I hope Microsoft comes out with a dongle someday to let you use the Xbox One controllers wirelessly on the PC, but for now, you're stuck plugging it in.

$59.95 will be the MSRP for the Xbox One Controller + Cable for Windows. That's $5 more than just the straight Xbox One controller, which isn't that bad of a price in comparison and if you own both an Xbox One and a PC, well you're good to go with on both with just one purchase.

Payday 2 getting new jukebox feature in "The Big Fat Music Update"

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Payday 2 is getting a big update tomorrow and it is called "The Big Fat Music Update" which will allow you to decide what music you want to hear when playing the game. The update adds new options in the game. In the options menu you can decide what music you want to hear on the main menu, what songs you want to play during specific heists, or you can just select the randomizer and hear random tracks during each heist. 

In addition, if you own the Payday soundtracks on Steam, including the Christmas soundtrack, those tracks will also be available for you to use in game. 

For more information, check out the special website they have set up with all the information and check out Simon Viklund giving a rundown of the new features in a Youtube tutorial which you can see below. 

New Gratuitous Space Battles 2 trailers has all the pew-pew you could ever want

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Positech games has released a new trailer for Gratuitous Space Battles 2 which shows off the some new gameplay footage of the game with a cool movie voice narrating over top of it.  

The game does look like a big jump over the last game and it does have a good looking ship editor as well which should increase your fun with the game while dramatically decreasing your free time.  The game is slated to hit beta later this year.

Driveclub not a part of the 6 free October games for PS Plus... still free

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Did that title make any sense? I didn’t think so...

The PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection adds 6 games per month for PS Plus members. Driveclub launches next month and has always been promoted as having a special, PS Plus edition that is free for members. Common sense would tell you that means that Driveclub would be one of the the six free games for the month. A lot of people have theorized that this would be the case, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. That though, however, would be wrong!

Sony has clarified the subject in the comment section of one of the posts on the PlayStation Blog. The PS Plus edition of Driveclub is something separate from the monthly additions. So, in fact, members are getting seven titles this month, with Driveclub and the six monthly additions. See, I told you that is paid to be a member of this program!

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