LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2: Official Full-Length Trailer

Watch the first full trailer for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2, coming November 14.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 is an all-new, epic adventure and sequel to the smash hit, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. This original branching storyline, co-written by comic book veteran Kurt Busiek, transports players into a cosmic battle across a myriad of Marvel locations ripped from time and space into the incredible open hub world of Chronopolis. Packed with signature LEGO humor for fans of all ages, gamers will go head-to-head with the time-travelling Kang the Conqueror through Ancient Egypt, The Old West, Sakaar, New York City in 2099 and many other Marvel settings.

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Xbox June’s Games with Gold

On Xbox One we’ll have the competitive racing game Speedrunners available from June 1 – 30 followed by the open-world hacking adventure of Watch Dogs from June 16 – July 15. On Xbox 360, and on Xbox One through Backward Compatibility, explore the American frontier in Assassin’s Creed III from June 1 – 15 followed BioWare’s classic fantasy RPG Dragon Age: Origins on June 16 – 30.

All games will be available for a limited time only as part of Games with Gold, so get Xbox Live Gold today to get in on the action!

  • Speedrunners ($14.99 ERP): Available June 1-30 on Xbox One
  • Watch_Dogs ($29.99 ERP): Available June 16-July 15 on Xbox One
  • Assassin’s Creed III ($19.99 ERP): Available June 1-15 on Xbox 360 & Xbox One
  • Dragon Age: Origins ($14.99 ERP): Available June 16-30 on Xbox 360 & Xbox One
  • DLC for Phantom Dust ($14.99 ERP): Available June 1-30 on Xbox One

Source: June’s Games with Gold is Full of Hackers, Superheroes, and Dragons – Xbox Wire

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Far Cry 5 Trailer and Release Date Announced

UBISOFT ANNOUNCES FAR CRY 5  IS COMING TO AMERICA’S HEARTLAND ON FEBRUARY 27, 2018

Today, Ubisoft announced that gamers will experience the chaos, unpredictability and ferociousness of the Far Cry franchise with Far Cry 5 on PlayStation 4, the Xbox One family of devices, including Project Scorpio, and Windows PC. Set in America for the first time, in Montana, players will have total freedom to navigate this serene-looking yet deeply twisted world solo or entirely in two-player co-op as they fight for survival and freedom, when the game releases on February 27, 2018. Development for Far Cry 5 is being led by Ubisoft Montreal.

As the new junior deputy of fictional Hope County, Montana, players will find that their arrival accelerates a years-long silent coup by a fanatical doomsday cult, the Project at Eden’s Gate, igniting a violent takeover of the county. Caught off guard and drawn into a power struggle, players must disrupt the carefully laid plans of the Project at Eden’s Gate and fan the fires of resistance to help liberate the Hope County community and themselves.

Under siege and cut off from the rest of the world, players will join forces with residents of Hope County and form the Resistance. The fight against the cult will take players to unique locations throughout Hope County that provide different gameplay experiences. During their journey, players can fly planes to engage cult forces in aerial dogfights across Big Sky Country. While tracking down cult members and gathering resources for survival across farmland, forests, mountains and rivers, players can get behind the wheel of iconic American muscle cars, big rigs, ATVs and boats. Vehicles also provide refuge when under attack by animals or as a way to quickly escape when things don’t go as planned.

To take down the cult, players will need to utilize any and all weapons at their disposal, including ranged weapons such as guns and grenades and melee weapons like a sledgehammer or baseball bat. Additionally, players can recruit Guns for Hire from a large cast of characters, or even Fangs for Hire, specialized animals like bears and cougars to complement players’ playstyles whether they’re going in stealthily or forcefully. How players approach each situation and the chaos they create in Far Cry 5 is up to them. Far Cry 5 will also see the return of the map editor, giving players the opportunity to create and play an infinite amount of new playgrounds. The map editor will include new features that add a new dimension to the content created by fans, with more details coming soon.

via Press Release

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PSA: Remember to checkout Arms this weekend during the Global Testpunch

Just a reminder that you’ll be able to get your hands on Arms over the next couple weekends during Nintendo’s Global Testpunch. You can download the Global Testpunch app from the eShop right now and be ready to play tomorrow.

The full version of Arms will release on June 16.

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Blizzard Announces Heroes Of The Storm’s Second Anniversary Event

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Heroes Of The Storm (HOTS) is almost two years old already, and Blizzard is celebrating by giving away some free stuff! Starting on May 30 and running through till June 12, long in and play to earn Daily Loot Chests as well as an exclusive Banner, Portrait and Spray!

Heroes of the Storm’s Second Anniversary

Event Details:

  • Duration: Week of  May 30 – June 12
  • Daily Quest: Play 1 game in VS. AI, Quick Match, Unranked, or Ranked
    • Reward:  One Common Loot Chest Per Day
  • Event Quest: Play 3 Games in VS. AI, Quick Match, Unranked, or Ranked during the Anniversary Event
    • Rewards:
      • Anniversary Portrait
      • Anniversary Spray
      • Anniversary Banner

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And really, who doesn’t like free stuff?!?

Via- Blizzard

By Dayne “Anjel” Cody
Twitter- @DayneCody

Twitch Rival, Beam, Gets Renamed to Mixer

Beam is a streaming service similar to Twitch, that last year was bought by Microsoft. Since then they have added Beam into Windows 10, and Xbox One. Well today they announced that they are changing the name from Beam, to Mixer. They said that they felt that with the Beam name that they were unable to grow and expand into every market around the world, so they chose Mixer as their new name because it represents what they love about the service, how it brings people together.

One of the big things that they are touting with Mixer, is the ability to interact with streamers in almost real time, so compared with the 12-15 second delay on Twitch, Mixer is actually live.

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Also launching alongside the new name is Co-Streaming. Starting today, they are launching the ability for up to 4 streamers to combine their streams into a single Mixer page. So like the image above shows, you can have 4 different people, even spread across 4 different locations, all playing together and streaming for a centralized experience, they don’t even have to be playing the same game!

Microsoft is also Launching a Mobile app (currently in beta) called Mixer Create on iOS and Android to allow users to self broadcast on the go. It is launching publicly on Android today and invite only through TestFlight on iOS. This will allow people to stream not just mobile games, but all kinds of other experiences as well.

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Mixer is also getting its own Xbox One page on the dashboard, so starting today, for those who are Xbox Insiders, they will see a page full of streamers and streams all happening that they can get in on at the touch of a button.

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Microsoft also announced that they will be streaming their E3 Press Briefing in 4k Ultra HD, and for those with the proper setup, they can watch it on Mixer in a special edition broadcast with all kinds of goodies and digital bonuses for those who watch on that platform.

They released a whole bunch more, in which you can get all the details in the video above.

Source- Xbox News

By Dayne “Anjel” Cody
Twitter- @DayneCody

Fire Emblem Echoes, Destiny 2, Far Cry 5, and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword – Geekoholics Anonymous Ep 108

In this weeks episode we blab about the following Games and topics:

  • Fire Emblem Echoes Shadow of Valentia
  • Heroes of the Storm 2.0

News:

PSA’s:

Free 4 All:

  • Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2
  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Intro/Outro Music: Destiny 2 – Main Theme

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First Trailer For Netflix’s Castlevania Animated Series

The animated Netflix exclusive was announced earlier this year and here’s our first look. Castlevania will be released on Netflix July 7.

Ubisoft Teases More Far Cry 5 Info with New Key Art Image Before Fridays Full Reveal

I like it, here’s hoping they can top Vaas as a main villian. The redneck militia cult family looks promising. What do you think?

 

Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1 with 100+ Games; Early Access for Gold Members Starts Today

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced Xbox Game Pass, a new digital gaming subscription service that gives you unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and Backward Compatible Xbox 360 games for $9.99 USD per month.

Beginning today, May 24, all Xbox Live Gold members will get exclusive Early Access to Xbox Game Pass, and can start their 14-day free trial before anyone else.

On Thursday, June 1, Xbox Game Pass will be available for all users. That means anyone with an Xbox Live account can start their 14-day free trial and play over 100 games. Subscriptions will be available for purchase online at xbox.com/game-pass, with a retail offering expected later this year.

For more info check the link below.

Source: Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1 with 100+ Games; Early Access for Gold Members Starts Today – Xbox Wire

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