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Agents of Mayhem launches in August – Saints Row developers Volition have released a new trailer for the next game, Agents of Mayhem, confirming an August 18 release date for the game. Announced at E3 last year before disappearing until yesterday, the third-person shooter is a single-player game that allows players to build teams of Agents to tackle supervillains in Seoul. Agents of Mayhem is coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
(via YouTube)


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Batman: Arkham VR coming to PC – Warner Bros. Interactive have announced that Batman: Arkham VR is coming to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. The game, which has been exclusive to Playstation VR until now, is making its way to PC on April 25, with full support for motion controllers and gamepads. Check out our review, in which we called the game “the ultimate Batman experience”,  right here.
(via Press Release)


We Happy Few is getting a movie adaptation – Psychedelic horror survival game We Happy Few is being turned into a movie. The film will focus on We Happy Few’s alternative 1960’s England, starring a character immune to the government mandated drugs that turn citizens into smiling, compliant drones. The game is currently in Early Access on Steam and in the Xbox Game Preview program.
(via Press Release)


Survival game Impact Winter delayed to May – Mojo Bones and Bandai Namco have announced a delay for their upcoming survival game Impact Winter. The post-apocalyptic survival adventure is now slated to launch on May 23 on Steam, with PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game due to release later in the year.
(via Press Release)


Dishonored 2 getting a free trial – First-person stealth action game Dishonored 2 will have a free demo. Available from April 6 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One, the demo will allow players access to try the first three missions of the game, offering the curious a fair few hours to try out the game. You can check out our review of the game, which we called “a fantastic game almost completely ruined by the technical performance of its PC port”, right here.
(via Engadget)