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Making of a Tomb Raider Documentary Released March 19, 2019

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The television-length documentary Making of a Tomb Raider, which we originally witnessed during its one night only cinematic release, has finally been released online and you can watch it right now.

The documentary isn’t as much about the making of the most recent Tomb Raider game, but instead about the trials and tribulations of professional athlete Clair Marie as she tries to replicate the things Lara Croft has done in the real world. How well do the games stack up to reality, and is Clair up to the challenge? Well you’ll have to watch the video and find out!

The documentary lacks the cinematic replay of the first two rebooted Tomb Raider games and the preview of the most recent title shown during the theatrical distribution, but those games are still out in stores and can be played on modern gaming systems.

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Control – GDC 2019 Nvidia RTX Gameplay March 18, 2019

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Remedy’s Control has landed at GDC 2019 and Nvidia has used it as a big example of the new ray-tracing capabilities of their most power graphics cards. Sadly, this video isn’t in 4K, so there’s some limitation on how good this will look, but you will be able to notice the difference between the game’s RTX mode being on and off.

Hopefully we will have more gameplay videos for you guys as GDC goes on!

Control is coming later this year for the PC, Xbox One and PS4.

Days Gone – Preview Accolades Trailer March 18, 2019

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At E3 2017 we had the pleasure to preview Days Gone on the PS4. The game had a lot of promise and from the looks of it, the game has gotten better since then. It’ll be out next month, and the previews have already started. This new trailer includes some of the snippets from the recent previews, enjoy!

Days Gone is coming April 26th, 2019 exclusively to the PS4.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Coming to PC With Halo: Reach March 12, 2019

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Got some enormous news for you guys today! The Halo franchise has included some of the finest games that have ever been made, and now those games are coming to the PC through Steam and Games for Windows. Earlier today, Microsoft and 343 Industries announced Halo: The Master Chief Collection is going to be ported to PC. Originally released on the Xbox One, The Master Chief Collection included all of the numbered Halo games from Halo: Combat Evolved through Halo 4.

The biggest news I can reveal about this version of the game is it will also include Halo 3: ODST (which is DLC on the Xbox One) AND Halo creator Bungie’s Final Halo game, Halo: Reach. Microsoft says they’re going to release the PC game in stages, with Halo: Reach coming to the PC first, and the rest of the games in the Halo series coming out in the order of their original release.

I can’t say how happy I am to read this announcement. I’m looking forward to seeing all of the enhancements that will be coming to The Master Chief Collection, and to play Halo: Reach on the Xbox One on this updated game engine. This will likely make a LOT of PC gamers happy, as PC-only gamers have been requesting Microsoft port classic Halo games to the PC for years now. Halo: Combat Evolved got a PC port in 2003, and playing it for the first time that year turned me into the Halo fan I am today. Halo 2, my favorite game of the franchise, got a PC port in 2006 but received very poor sales due to its requirement of the terrible Windows Vista operating system. Since then, major Halo releases remained console only, despite the demand from PC players for great FPS games.

The single-player and firefight components of Halo: Reach will be coming to the Xbox One version of Halo: The Master Chief Collection as Premium DLC. The other multiplayer components of it will be added to the game free of charge.

This news really makes me feel like celebrating. Maybe I could host a live stream of the Xbox One version of the game next week? Who’s down for some old school Halo?

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is coming soon to PC and is out now on Xbox One.

DISSIDIA Final Fantasy NT Free Edition Out Now on Steam and PS4 March 12, 2019

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DISSIDIA Final Fantasy NT has had a rough start since it initially launched as a PS4 exclusive game. We enjoyed previewing it during our trip to E3 2017 but became frustrated with the game around the time it launched a public beta test. Having a low player count can be a difficult thing for a multiplayer fighting game to overcome, and Square Enix has made a big decision about that. Starting today, Square Enix is offering a Free-To-Play version of DISSIDIA: Final Fantasy NT on PS4 and Steam. The free version is multiplayer compatible with the full retail release and will offer a rotating roster of playable characters (similar to Killer Instinct on the Xbox One).

Steam and PS4 players will be able to upgrade the free version of the game to the full retail release for a one time fee. PS4 players will require PlayStation Plus accounts to play the Free version of the game online.

DISSIDIA Final Fantasy NT is out now for the PC and PS4.

Crackdown 2 Now Backwards Compatible and Free On Xbox One March 10, 2019

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Crackdown fans have been clamoring for Microsoft to offer backwards compatibility for Crackdown 2 so they can play the game on the Xbox One since Crackdown 3 was released. Yesterday, Microsoft came through and made Crackdown 2 playable on the Xbox One. To celebrate its release, Microsoft is offering the full digital version of Crackdown 2 completely free of charge on the Xbox Live Marketplace. Get it right now while it’s still free!

If you miss out on downloading the game during its free sale, since the game is fully backwards compatible now that means original Xbox 360 discs of the game will also work on the Xbox One.

Crackdown 2 is out now on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

PS4 Firmware 6.50 Released – Remote Play on SmartPhone Support Expanded March 8, 2019

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A major system software update has been released for the PlayStation 4. The new version, 6.50 adds a Remote Play feature for compatible smartphones and tablets. Remote Play is not a new feature and was even offered on the PS3. However, on that console there were big limitations and few games actually supported it. Today, that changes.

Before today, PS4 Remote Play was only supported by the PlayStation Vita and a very select group of Sony Smartphones. Now that the Vita has ceased production (and by all accounts was an unfortunate failure) it looks like Sony is bringing this feature to the vast majority of handheld phones that can make use of it.

The 6.50 update is required to use the PlayStation Network. You’ll need to download the official Sony Remote Play app to use the feature with your smart device.

Kid Icarus Coming to Nintendo Switch Online in March March 5, 2019

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If you are a member of Nintendo Switch Online, Nintendo has a library of classic NES games you will be able to play on the Switch. Today, Nintendo has just revealed two classic NES games will be coming to the Switch Online service. One of them is Kid Icarus, the other is StarTropics.

Kingdom Hearts PSVR Experience Out For Free March 1, 2019

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Sony teased that they would have an exclusive piece of Kingdom Hearts software out for free on the last day of February. The catch was that to play it, you needed a PSVR. In it, you can witness and replay some of the biggest moments from the Kingdom Hearts games in VR.

Now, we can confirm it is up on the PlayStation Store and it can be downloaded completely free of charge. The game weighs in at around 3.5GB and requires the PSVR and PlayStation Camera to work.

Kingdom Hearts PSVR is out now only on the PS4.

Control – Remedy Studio Tour March 1, 2019

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The star of Control, Jesse Faden, stepped out of her game to give us a tour of Remedy’s newest offices! Remedy is responsible for creating amazing games like Max Payne, Alan Wake and Quantum Break. Take a look and enjoy!

Control is coming later this year to PS4, PC and Xbox One.