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Halo’s Arbiter Arrives in Killer Instinct, Kicks Serious Ass

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Arbiter in Killer Instinct

Like you, we’re surprised to see a Halo character in Killer Instinct, but the Arbiter is surprisingly a good fit for the combo-heavy Xbox One-exclusive fighting game. His reveal trailer makes him look like a dangerous badass that looks fun to play.

The Arbiter enters battle fully equipped with his trademark armor, carbine, energy sword, plasma grenades and cloaking ability. He mostly fights with his energy sword and intermittently with his carbine.

The trailer also shows off his unique stage — an ancient Covenant temple that’s being destroyed as a huge battle rages. This may be the first Killer Instinct stage to have background characters.

Seeing is believing, so watch it and share your thoughts…

Killer Instinct Season 3 releases in March 2016 with several other new characters, including Rash from Battletoads, Kim Wu, Tusk and Gargos. Season 1 is free-to-play and comes with eight characters.

For those that currently don’t own the impressive fighting game, will the Arbiter’s inclusion make you get it? Let us know in the comments below and stay tuned to GameTribute for more Killer Instinct news.

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Do You Already Hate The Sonic Movie?

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Real-Life Sonic Movie

The new Sonic movie trailer has everyone horrified and confused. Are you?

To the say the first official trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog film is a head-scratcher would the understatement of a lifetime. It is WACK!

We get a look at Sonic rendered in real life, as well as Jim Carrey’s Doctor Ivo “Eggman” Robotnik. If the tagline “Every hero has a genesis” is anything to go by, the movie will be an origin story for the blue hedgehog that was an integral part of our 90s gaming experience but struggles in today’s video game market.

To be honest, he looks downright creepy, which probably wouldn’t have been the case if the designers went for a cuter, more compact aesthetic like in the original 2D Sonic games.

Instead, we get scruffy, frizzy-looking creature “thing” that could easily be mistaken for an extremely lean man in a full-body costume, a man who likely skipped leg day one too many times.

Something along the line of Detective Pikachu would have definitely be more palatable, don’t you think?

If you hate Sonic’s look, enough to even be reluctant to watch the movie, you’re not alone. Reactions to the trailer have been hilarious , and the film’s official Twitter account has been swamped with thousands of responses.

So, are you happy with the direction Sega and Paramount took with the live-action Sonic movie? Let us know in the comments below.

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Meet Cal The Fugitive In Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Reveal Trailer

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Cal holding his lightsaber in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Are you ready for the next big Star Wars Game?

Respawn Entertainment has finally revealed Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and plans to have it ready by November 2019.

The reveal trailer is rendered in-engine and focuses on the story.
“Trust No One” is the overarching theme.

Like the The Force Unleashed, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is an action-melee game that takes place after Order 66. You play as Cal, a fugitive a lightsaber -wielding, Force-endowed Padawan on the run from the Empire.

Respawn stresses that combat is an integral part of the experience. Each enemy will have a unique fighting style, requiring you to approach them differently and identify and exploit their weaknesses.

You’ll will have Cal’s Force Powers and various melee combinations at your disposal, as well as traversal and other platforming abilities to overcome enemies and solve puzzles.

In addition to the main character, we get to see his best-friend, a droid called BD-1; a mysterious companion by the name of Cere; and Second Sister, one of the Empire’s elite Inquisitors pursuing you.

Your adventure begins on Bracca, one of the brand-new Star Wars planet introduced in the game, where you will encounter droids, a number of familiar faces, various Trooper types and a slew of other interesting characters.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order launches on November 15 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Pre-ordering it will get you “unique cosmetic content” for your lightsaber and droid companion.

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order Cal holding a Lightsaber
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order Second Sister with Purge Troopers
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Elder God Cetrion Is The Mother Nature Of Mortal Kombat 11

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Elder God Cetrion in Mortal Kombat 11 showing off her brutal elemental attacks.

She looks like a god, talks like a god and fights like a god.

NetherRealm Studios has revealed a brand new playable character in Mortal Kombat 11, and she looks insanely powerful.

Judging my her reveal trailer, Elder God Cetrion is able to  harness the powers of Mother Nature, freely using earth, fire, wind, water elementals in her brutal attacks. She can even grow in size until she is literally towering over the planet and shoot a giant mouth laser as part of her fatality.

Watch her in action and let us know what you think. Do you see yourself playing her?

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Mortal Kombat 11 – Why Should You Be Excited?

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There is a lot to look forward to in Mortal Kombat 11.

As the creator of two Injustice games and the mastermind behind the most popular fighting game series of all time — Mortal Kombat! — NetherRealm Studios has built a solid reputation for developing compelling fighting games and continues to deliver quality time and time again.

The Mortal Kombat fighting games have been captivating worldwide audiences with immeasurable violence, blood, gore, incredible narrative, and of course, unprecedented gameplay ever since the franchise’s birth in arcades back in 1992. Mortal Kombat 11 marks a new chapter for the fan-beloved franchise, and there is certainly good reason to be excited about it.

The Story

Mortal Kombat 11 story revolves around a new antagonist named Kronika, who has the ability to manipulate time. In Mortal Kombat 11 players will be able to fight as past and present versions of Mortal Kombat characters, which should make up an interesting narrative.

The Official Story Prologue trailer gave players a glimpse at the direction designers took in MK11. In it, we see Raiden torturing Shinnok, something that’s very out-of-character for our beloved God of Thunder. Brace yourself for some serious conflict in Mortal Kombat 11.

MK11 Character Roster

The will be over 25 playable fighters in Mortal Kombat 11, including DLC characters

The Characters

As with any new Mortal Kombat game, there are many characters to choose from, including plenty of familiar faces and some newcomers. Mortal Kombat should feature at least 25 unique characters in game’s roster on launch, with additional characters coming as DLC content.

In addition to being the first to experience debutants such as Geras or Kronika, you will get to explore the the changes NetherRealm Studio made to Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Johnny Cage, Baraka,  Kano, Liu Kang, Kung Lao, Raiden, and many other old-school characters.

Those who pre-ordered receive Shao Kahn as a playable character, while those who purchased the premium edition of Mortal Kombat 11 get the base game, plus a Kombat Pack that grants them six new DLC playable characters released over time and early access to DLC characters.

One of those DLC characters is Shang Tsung, who is voiced by Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, the actor who played the iconic character in the 1995 Mortal Kombat movie.

Pit Scorpion against Sub-Zero in a classic face-off

Gameplay And Progression

Like previous installments, Mortal Kombat 11 will reward you with plenty of different game modes after you finish the main story. You will be able to play online, compete in various online ladders and so on. It also features a new campaign-style game mode called The Krypt, which will have you complete a variety of individual challenges in order to unlock rewards.

The long list of rewards includes a new progression system for every playable character in a game, similar to the one seen in Injustice 2; custom variations for every character;  the ability to create your own look for your fighter of choice; and a much of gear.

All things point to Mortal Kombat 11 becoming a great fighting game worthy of its legendary name. The game launches  on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on April 23rd, in May for the Nintendo Switch.

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Get Ready To Play Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen On The Switch

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Capcom’s excellent action-RPG Dragon’s Dogma is coming to Nintendo’s popular console.

Capcom has announced Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen for the Switch.

Scheduled to release on April 23 for $29.99, the game includes the original open-world RPG, downloadable content and everything else PlayStation 4 and Xbox One users have enjoyed since 2017.

Check out the announcement trailer…

In Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, you choose between nine different classes and go on an adventure with up to three AI companions that fight independently and develop alongside your character.

Will you grab it for your Nintendo Switch?

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Get Hyped With The Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Launch Trailer

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, River Kill

This is an Assassin’s Creed game unlike any other.

Set in ancient Greece, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey builds on what made origins so good, bringing back some of the beloved features the franchise is known for while introducing radical new changes and departures — most notably, an RPG-driven dialogue wheel, the ability to play either as a male or a female protagonist, and the ability to choose between romance options — that could potentially change the face of the series forever.

Unlike the previous Assassin’s Creed games, this launch trailer uses gameplay footage rather than CGI, but it still manages to be engaging. It showcases some of the gameplay elements players can expect, as well as the locations they will frequent. We also get a bit on the story and how the choice you make will affect it.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is playable on the PS4, Xbox One and PC. Watch the trailer here, and let us know if it gets you hyped…


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