FIFA 16 Gameplay Trailer Stars Messi, No Touch Dribbling

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Every year, without fail, EA releases a brand new FIFA game. And every year, EA has to come up with some significant new features and tweaks to prove that this year’s game isn’t just last year’s game in a new box with a new roster update.

EA has already tried to prove how different FIFA 16 is, with the biggest addition being the inclusion of women’s international teams. As important as that is, we don’t just want new characters models, new names on the back of the jerseys and new pronouns in the commentary, we want tangible gameplay changes. So could ‘no touch dribbling’ be the change that we need? According to the new FIFA 16 gameplay trailer, no touch dribbling will change everything.

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The Swindle Release Date Announced for PC, PlayStation and Xbox

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Back in 2013, Dan Marshall (of developer Size Five Games) announced that steampunk stealth game The Swindle would be going on hiatus “indefinitely”. With fans fearing that the game had been cancelled altogether, they messaged Marshall and begged the developer to bring it back. After feeling “touched” by the amount of messages he received, and after doing some extra prototyping work, The Swindle was revived and the developer announced that it would be coming to PC and consoles.

Last month, Marshall revealed that all is going well with the game’s development and that we could expect to play the game this summer, and that there would be a day one patch. And it appears to be right on schedule as Marshall and the game’s publisher, Curve Digital, have now announced The Swindle release date.

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E3 2015: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Gameplay Trailers

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It’s no secret that the sales of the Call of Duty franchise have been declining for quite some time. Activision and the three lead development teams on the series (Sledgehammer, Treyarch, and Infinity Ward) are constantly forced to find new and exciting things to prove that in fact, this new Call of Duty is not a reskinned clone of the game you played last year.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 uses something called the direct neural interface (DNI) to prove that it’s different from last year’s Advanced Warfare. Instead of exo suits, our various different powers and abilities will be hardwired into our bodies, letting us take part in more explosive gameplay and pull off more extravagant kills.

You can see this in action in the new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 gameplay trailers after the break.

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E3 2015: Guitar Hero Live Release Date, GHTV Gameplay Trailer

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Later this year, Guitar Hero Live and Rock Band 4 will both attempt to reboot their respective music rhythm game series. But with the abundance of music rhythm games being a key reason why these franchises had to go into hiatus in the first place, how will they entice us into picking up plastic peripherals and rocking out again?

Rock Band 4 has an RPG campaign, giving players the freedom to choose how their band takes over the world. Guitar Hero Live, on the other hand, is using ‘live concert’ gameplay as its selling point along with a new feature called Guitar Hero TV. At E3 2015 publisher Activision revealed more info about the Guitar Hero TV mode and they also announced the Guitar Hero Live release date.

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E3 2015: FIFA 16 Gameplay Trailer Released

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Last week, Konami showed that it’s not pulling any punches with Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 as not only has the company put football superstar Neymar Jr. on the box, but their game is also boasting improved graphics, advanced collision, and it also launches a week before its closest rival, FIFA 16. So how will EA, the publisher and developer of FIFA 16 hold off the competition?

EA previously announced the fact that FIFA 16 will feature female football players for the first time in FIFA history, with 12 women’s international teams being included in the game. During their E3 2015 press conference EA shed even more light on the game so read more about about FIFA 16 and watch a brand new gameplay trailer after the break.

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PES 2016 Release Date and E3 Trailer Revealed

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Earlier this week, Konami announced that Barcelona and Brazil forward Neymar Jr. would be the PES 2016 cover star. As far as name recognition goes, Neymar’s right up there as he had a strong showing at last year’s World Cup and with Barcelona he’s won the UEFA Champions League, La Liga, and the Copa Del Ray.

But PES 2016 will need more than Neymar’s likeness if it wants to beat its closest rival FIFA 16. So today, Konami announced a whole host of new features, improvements and tweaks from last year to get you to pledge your allegiance. Find out more about PES 2016 (and watch its dubstep-y E3 trailer) after the break.

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 Features Neymar Jr. As Cover Star; Debut Trailer Released

PES 2016 Cover Star Neymar Jr.

2015 has not been particularly good for fans of the Pro Evolution Soccer series or for fans of its publisher and developer Konami. Konami has been at the centre of controversy as the company has reportedly split from its content executive (and creator of the Metal Gear series) Hideo Kojima. While that situation was uncomfortable enough (fans have been left in the dark and Konami has also had tweets and YouTube videos about the situation taken down) it also sparked fears that PES had been cancelled.

Apparently this is not the case and instead Konami is gearing up for the release of Pro Evolution Soccer 2016. With FIFA 16 making headlines about its inclusion of female footballers, PES 2016 will have to present something strong to beat its long time rival. What may help PES 2016 get ahead is that they’re putting world-renowned forward Neymar Jr. on the cover. Find out more after the break.

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Fallout 4 Won’t Be Released on PS3 or Xbox 360

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After years of speculation and hoping and wishing from fans, Fallout 4 was finally announced last week. According to the game’s teaser trailer, Fallout 4 will take us to a post-apocalyptic version of Boston, Massachusetts, where the city has been ravaged by a nuclear war.

Very little is known about the upcoming game and yet core Fallout fans are already chomping at the bit to play it. There’s disappointment inbound for some then, as it has now officially been confirmed that Fallout 4 will not be released on PS3 or Xbox 360.

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The Swindle’s Enemies Will Kill You With One Hit

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Steampunk platformer The Swindle involves the simple premise of breaking in, stealing stuff, and getting the hell out of there. All of the properties that you’ll be stealing from are procedurally generated but in the end, all you have to do to secure the loot is leave the building with your life intact.

But leaving ‘with your life intact’ is a lot more difficult than it sounds as The Swindle‘s enemies can kill you with just one hit, no matter where it comes from. Given that the game’s playable characters are all gone for good once they die, along with all of the cash they’ve earnt in the level, that could make gameplay as stressful as ever. However, developer Dan Marshall is convinced that The Swindle is better because of it. Find out more after the break.

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The Swindle to Launch This Summer; Will Get Day One Patch

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The Swindle is a game that’s been buzzing around for quite some time, but it dropped off the radar when creator Dan Marshall wasn’t quite sure how to make it work. Back in February, Dan revealed that he’d fixed the game and that it would be back, better than ever.

The idea behind The Swindle is that you are are a member of a band of thieves and as such, you’re pretty fond of breaking into buildings and sneaking around. You can then spend your takings on becoming an even better thief and then the cycle continues.

However, it’s not all ski masks and sticking to the shadows as you’ll have to think carefully about your entry and exit strategy. If you don’t manage to leave the building with your loot, or if the guards catch you, you will lose that character and will have to carry on playing the game as someone else. We’ll be able to take part in that high stakes gameplay soon as The Swindle will be released this summer.

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