Screenshots Tagged Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Screenshots RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network Digimon ReArise Shares First Screenshots and Website https://www.gameskinny.com/2jenc/digimon-rearise-shares-first-screenshots-and-website https://www.gameskinny.com/2jenc/digimon-rearise-shares-first-screenshots-and-website Wed, 24 Jan 2018 14:52:35 -0500 Erroll Maas

Upcoming mobile game Digimon ReArise, previously known as Digimon Realize due to a translation error, has revealed screenshots along with the launch of a new website.

The Digimon ReArise Twitter page has also teased that a brand-new Digimon will be featured in the game. From the silhouette shown, it seems to resemble a porcupine or hedgehog.

Digimon ReArise will have players befriending various Digimon in a "Digi-Town" and fighting against an evil force only known as "Spiral."

Digimon ReArise is planned to release on iOS and Android in Japan in 2018. It is currently unknown when or if the game will release outside of Japan.

2017 marked the 20th anniversary of the Digimon franchise. The latest game in the franchise, Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory, released for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in Japan on November 14, 2017, and in North America and Europe on January 19, 2018. Check out our useful beginner's guide for those currently playing the game.

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7 Screenshots You Won't Believe Were Taken In-Game https://www.gameskinny.com/cj0tf/7-screenshots-you-wont-believe-were-taken-in-game https://www.gameskinny.com/cj0tf/7-screenshots-you-wont-believe-were-taken-in-game Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:48:25 -0400 Selandrile

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Hellblade Senua's Sacrifice by Medium

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If it weren't for the macabre subject matter, this could easily be passed off as a legitimate photograph. And it's just about par for the course when it comes to the graphical prowess of Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice. 

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The game was created using advanced motion-capture techniques, so there's an incredible amount of realism in its graphics -- from its perfectly rendered details to its uncanny facial expressions. 

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The Ninja Theory team really outdid themselves here, especially when you experience this game on 4K systems. Though a bit morbid at times, Hellblade is so visually enrapturing that it's hard to look away. 

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Image courtesy of Medium.

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What are the most awe-inspiring screenshots that you've seen in a video game? Share them with us in the comments below!

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Horizon Zero Dawn

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Nothing evokes a sense of wonder and childlike captivation like a world inhabited by robotic creatures that roam gorgeous environments. In a carefully struck balance of primalism and futurism, some players might find that these landscapes have a hint of realism and familiarity to them. This is because Horizon Zero Dawn has striking geographic similarities to real-world Colorado and Utah. If not for the fantastical creatures roaming the world, it would be easy to believe that this was a real-life photo. 

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And this certainly isn't the only one. Horizon Zero Dawn's stunning environments has encouraged players to create lots of beautiful screenshots in its Photo Mode.

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Image courtesy of Reboot Reload.

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Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

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Behold the City of Belur, tucked away in a lush cavern with sunlight glimmering on its decorative spires, exuding an air of secrecy. This image is the epitome of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy -- it's so beautiful and mystifying that it was one of the main poster images for the game. 

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Once again, you might think that this is promotional art. But you'd be mistaken. It's possible to take this exact screenshot yourself as one of the many photo-op collectibles found in the game. 

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Image courtesy of PlayStation

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Witcher 3

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This breathtaking panorama is of Kaer Morhen from the Witcher 3 -- an unmistakable valley view with the school of the wolf nestled away in the mountainside.

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Normally, you'd only see this kind of landscape in concept art or misleading promotional images. But that isn't the case here -- it's an in-game screenshot that was released as a tantalizing peek into the world of Witcher 3 before it launched back in 2015.

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Image courtesy of DualShockers.

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GTA V (GTA V Redux Mod)

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Given its high level of realism and perfect composition, it would be easy to doubt that this snapshot is from a video game. But once again, thanks to a great modder, this GTA V screenshot is a true stunner. 

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With the Redux modGTA gets a complete makeover. It's more than just a graphical overhaul -- it also includes several other features and adjustments to create an even more immersive experience. If you love GTA and want to see how beautiful the city streets can really be, pick up this mod and go take a few screenshots of your own. 

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TES V: Skyrim (RealVision Mod)

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Unless you are incredibly familiar with Skyrim mods and have put several hundred hours into the game, then you would probably not recognize the setting in this photo -- let alone believe that it was taken in a game that's from 2011. But thanks to the amazing modding community, Skyrim has been revitalized and nearly anything you can imagine can be added in to enhance your experience. 

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The mod that made this photo possible is called RealVision, and it was created by Boris Vorontsov. Sitting among the top-rated mods on Skyrim Nexus, this graphical overhaul changes nearly everything about the game's visual settings to give it a more realistic aesthetic without sacrificing any of the fantasy appeal.

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Final Fantasy XV

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Morning sunlight filtering through these ancient ruins makes for a breathtaking view. At first glance, this image appears to belong to a historical documentary, but its' actually an in-game image from Final Fantasy XV. Even so, this is not something you normally catch a glimpse of without precision timing. In FFXV, there is a large world to explore and an astounding amount of gorgeous scenery -- all just waiting to be discovered.  

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(Photo taken by me on PS4 Pro)

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Most gamers will agree that some video games can be art. Sometimes, you'll come across a level, area, or landscape that makes you stop in your tracks to take it all in. And sometimes, you'll see a screenshot from a video game that is simply stunning -- visually impressive and graphically advanced, these rare images (and the games that spawned them) can truly be a sight to behold. 

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Whether it's mods that improve the look of the game, or simply a well-crafted world that's been rendered in incredibly detail, sometimes games will simply leave you in awe with how beautiful they can be. From consoles to PC, there are a number of games out there that are the pinnacles of visual technology. And these 7 screenshots prove it -- you'll hardly be able to believe that they were taken in-game. 

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed, New Screenshots Unveiled https://www.gameskinny.com/1rbne/red-dead-redemption-2-delayed-new-screenshots-unveiled https://www.gameskinny.com/1rbne/red-dead-redemption-2-delayed-new-screenshots-unveiled Mon, 22 May 2017 17:11:31 -0400 Dan Roemer

Rockstar Games has announced that its much anticipated game, Red Dead Redemption 2, has been delayed until Spring of 2018. Rockstar gave no reason for this delay other than stating that its team needed some extra development time to make sure they could give fans "the best experience possible" when the game launches on PS4 and Xbox One. 

The Red Dead Redemption sequel was announced back in October of 2016, with a target release window of Fall 2017. But after that, fans heard very little about RDR2, and Rockstar has stayed tight-lipped about the game's progress until now.

 

This delay doesn't come as a surprise to many fans, as Rockstar has a considerable track record for postponing its releases. The original Red Dead Redemption was slated for release in April of 2010 and got delayed by a month for a May launch. Grand Theft Auto IV was initially slated for a Fall 2007 release, but didn't hit shelves until April of 2008. And even Grand Theft Auto V saw two separate delays after its original March 2013 launch window -- first to May of that year, then to its final launch date in September.

Only time will tell if Red Dead Redemption 2 really will drop this spring, or if fans will have to wait even longer for Rockstar to polish this long-awaited sequel. 

With this news of a delay, are you still excited for Red Dead Redemption 2? Let us know in the comments below!

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Animated Teaser Trailer, Screenshots, and Gameplay Details Revealed for Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow https://www.gameskinny.com/u09hn/animated-teaser-trailer-screenshots-and-gameplay-details-revealed-for-futurama-worlds-of-tomorrow https://www.gameskinny.com/u09hn/animated-teaser-trailer-screenshots-and-gameplay-details-revealed-for-futurama-worlds-of-tomorrow Wed, 17 May 2017 09:56:02 -0400 Erroll Maas

New information -- including an animated teaser trailer and a few screenshots -- has been released about the upcoming mobile game, Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow. This game is being developed by Jam City via its game studio TinyCo (of Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff and Marvel Avengers Academy), in collaboration with distributor FoxNext Games (of Alien Isolation and The Simpsons: Tapped Out). 

Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow was created in conjunction with Matt Groening and his production company, Curiosity Company, alongside Futurama Executive Producer David X. Cohen, original writers from the series, and American animation production studio, Rough Draft Studios. Developer Jam City is also working alongside animators, and the original cast of the animated series in order to create more animated content for the game.

Jam City has also provided more details about gameplay in the upcoming mobile game. Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow will bring the futuristic sci-fi hijinks of the Planet Express crew to mobile devices and feature a mix of simulation, combat, space exploration, and choice-making mechanics.

The game features two different settings: the 31st century New New York and the vast galaxies which surround it. The game sections set in New New Work will focus on simulation and character progression, while the Space Adventures will have players journeying through various worlds and fighting against enemies across the entire Futurama universe.

In New New York, players will focus on rescuing various characters, gathering different items and materials, leveling up their characters, crafting character outfits which give and boost different abilities, and taking on a handful of story-driven missions.

In Space Adventures, players will fight against different enemies in 16-bit, arcade-style combat, and explore diverse planets where the choices they make will determine their success or their demise.

Check out the screenshots below to get a sense of both settings:

Futurama Worlds of Tomorrow will be available on Google Play and the App store at an unspecified date in the near future -- or as the trailer says:

"Available wherever you download stuff."

Jam City has confirmed that further information on the game will be released soon. For details about the game as they are revealed, visit the game's official Facebook page, Twitter, or the Jam City website.

In addition to visiting these social media pages, intrigued players can pre-register on Google Play or visit the game's website to be notified once the game has been released.

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Nintendo Switch OS Leaked (Screenshots & Video) https://www.gameskinny.com/5txvv/nintendo-switch-os-leaked-screenshots-video https://www.gameskinny.com/5txvv/nintendo-switch-os-leaked-screenshots-video Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:51:11 -0500 Bryant Pereira

An anonymous user leaked a video today briefly showcasing the operating system of the upcoming Nintendo Switch on vid.me. The video consists of someone turning the console on and navigating through the basics of the OS, filming everything through their cell phone. In less than an hour, the video racked up over 300,000 views.

Turning the system on for the first time greets users with the Switch logo along with a bright and cheery jingle. After selecting your language and region, the system will automatically begin searching for a network to connect to. The system then prompts to connect to a TV and follows up by showing how to detach the joycons. Lastly, before getting to the meat of the system, it asks users to set up their accounts and icons, up to eight of which can be on a system at a time.

Navigating through the different options on the operating system is seamless -- taking less than a second to load after each click. The main menu has empty spaces for cartridge and downloadable games, along with six smaller icons on the bottom. These consist of news, e-shop, album, controllers, system settings, and sleep mode. The main menu is simple and pleasing to the eye, lacking any unnecessary clutter or advertisements.

The news panel open up with cute Nintendo sound effects and vibrant images displaying news and information. As time goes on the tutorials like “Take Screenshots! Show Your Friends!” and “Where Do I Put the microSD Card?” will most likely be replaced with game announcements and update notes. The eShop is inaccessible without a system update, so it was not shown. And the album section is quite bare without any actual screenshots. The controller menu shows a “Change Grip/Order” button along with the option to pair new controllers.

The system settings contain most of what you would expect -- brightness, parental controls, internet options, and more. The Data Management section shows that out of the 32GB of internal storage, 6.1GB are used for the operating system itself. Amiibo support allows users to delete game data and reset their amiibos, like in the Wii U and 3DS.

One nice feature is selecting themes, which hopefully will be updated with more than just basic black and white. The TV settings are as basic as possible, but uncover that the display can output a lower resolution at 480p.

The last section of the video shows the Switch going into sleep mode and turning back on. The system can either be manually put into sleep mode through the main menu, or be set to automatically enter sleep mode after a certain amount of time has passed. Interestingly, there is an option to “suspend auto-sleep while playing media content” -- hinting at the future release of applications like Netflix and Hulu.

The leaked video didn’t unveil any ludicrous secrets or hidden features, but it did show a smooth operating system that appears responsive and clean. Seeing the touch screen in action gives the impression that it’s more reactive than the Wii U, and the sound effects and jingles really give off the Nintendo feel. The Nintendo Switch releases on March 3rd and will hopefully answer all of our questions about Virtual Console and actual system specifications.

Check out the full video below: 

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Fill Your Blood Gauge with Vampyr's Combat https://www.gameskinny.com/lw0ax/fill-your-blood-gauge-with-vampyrs-combat https://www.gameskinny.com/lw0ax/fill-your-blood-gauge-with-vampyrs-combat Sun, 02 Oct 2016 14:57:40 -0400 Glitchieetv

New combat screenshots of Vampyr have been released by Dontnod Entertainment. Showing off the bloody game play, the screenshots hightlight the main character, Dr. Jonathan Reid, making use of his new vampire powers; as well as more traditional weapons. Vampyr will be released in 2017 for Xbox One, PC, and PS4. 

Taking place in 1918's London during the Spanish Flu, Vampyr revolves around Dr. Reid as he hunts for the truth about his affliction. Now a vampire, he will have to face off against mutated humans, vampire hunters, and even his friends on his journey. During combat, Dr. Reid's Blood Gauge fills up allowing him to unleash vampire abilities such as destructive spells.

With a non-linear skill tree,the game allows players to customize Dr. Reid to their play style, whether it is head on assaults or more defensive play. Each skill can be upgraded one of two ways, further allowing a player to fine tune combat skills. Combat can also be affected by choices made out of combat, such as feeding on humans. Paying attention to who to feed from and when to flee will be important in leveling up the character.

Vampyr brings a fresh flavor to vampire games. Will you be investigating Dr. Reid's new affliction when the game releases?

 

 

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The Surge Receives 3 New Exo-Armor Screenshots https://www.gameskinny.com/8qec7/the-surge-receives-3-new-exo-armor-screenshots https://www.gameskinny.com/8qec7/the-surge-receives-3-new-exo-armor-screenshots Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:56:43 -0400 Richard Sherry

Deck13 has released new screenshots for their upcoming action-RPG, The Surge. The three new images give us a first look at the modular exo-suit armor that can be equipped and customized in-game.

Apart from looking awesome, armor items in The Surge can be mixed and matched and provide various bonuses and resistances to the player. Each exo-suit is a remnant of the CREO corporation, the international company that our hero Warren worked for before disaster struck -- and so had their own industrial uses before being turned to combat scenarios.

The Liquidator, seen above, is an industrial suit originally used by workers for protection in hazardous environments. Thanks to this, it boasts extra mobility and resistance to fire, toxic spills and radiation -- all of which will be encountered in what Deck13 promises to be a Metroidvania-style world.

The Proteus armor, meanwhile, was a security suit providing health regeneration and physical protection for personnel at low power costs. It will likely prove useful to Warren when taking on the malfunctioning drones and robots he encounters as he explores.

Finally, we can see an example of a suit made up of a variety of armor sets including Lynx, Black Cerberus and MG Gorgon. This combination provides all sorts of benefits, including Black Cerberus’s heavy riot-control defense and Lynx’s hydraulic speed advancements.

The Surge will have thousands of possible item combinations, presenting exciting possibilities for customization and player freedom.

It's coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC in 2017.

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PS4 4.00 Update Brings Folders, Trophy Improvements & Much More! https://www.gameskinny.com/61hfn/ps4-400-update-brings-folders-trophy-improvements-much-more https://www.gameskinny.com/61hfn/ps4-400-update-brings-folders-trophy-improvements-much-more Mon, 15 Aug 2016 08:59:49 -0400 Angie Harvey

Sony Interactive Entertainment has unveiled the first details regarding the upcoming 4.00 update for the PS4. The update, code-named Shingen, will bring with it a number of brand new features such as refreshing the system UI, folders to help organize your games, trophy improvements and much more! The update will be available tomorrow for all those that were signed up and accepted into the public beta program. 

Unlike the last major PS4 update, 4.00 focuses very heavily on usability as they aim to create a much more streamlined experience for players when navigating through the UI. The upcoming update is sure to be a crowd-pleaser as it adds some of the most requested fan features to-date.

UI Refresh

Some of the most notable changes to the systems main user interface will be new system backgrounds, a revised What's New tab, updated popup notifications and some redesigned system icons. 

Quick Menu

The quick menu, which is accessed via pressing and holding down the PS button, has been overhauled. The menu will now load faster and will be much easier to use. The biggest change will be the fact that it will now only cover a portion of the screen, whereas previously, it would force you to leave gameplay entirely.

Share Menu

Previously limited to uploading 10 second video clips to Twitter, players will now be able to share videos that are up to 140 seconds long. Following along with the usability theme, the last social network you shared video clips or screenshots to will be saved to make the process of sharing content more streamlined.

Folders & Library Organization

Sony has finally fulfilled one of the most fan-requested features to date: folders. Players will now be able to create folders on the PS4's content launcher and library, where they will be able to collect and store their favorite games and select apps to one easy, quick to access location.

Along with the introduction of folders, players will now be able to access a Purchased Content tab in the library. Here players will be able to view all the content they own - games, applications, demos, and betas they have participated in.

Trophy Improvements

Players will now be able to view their trophy collection without an Internet connection. Hidden trophies have also received an update as they will now be viewable should the player wish to view its content.

User Profile

The User Profile now makes it easier to see relevant information for a player at first glance such as trophy progress compared to another player. Along with this, players can now add background images to their own profile, which includes the use of in-game screenshots that have been taken from their favorite games. 

An official release date will be announced for the upcoming update in the coming weeks. Full details regarding the upcoming PS4 4.00 update can be found here.

What new feature are you looking forward to utilizing the most? Let us know below!

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Outcast Returns! First Images of New HD Remake https://www.gameskinny.com/6fknd/outcast-returns-first-images-of-new-hd-remake https://www.gameskinny.com/6fknd/outcast-returns-first-images-of-new-hd-remake Fri, 12 Aug 2016 05:15:02 -0400 Richard Sherry

Appeal Studios and Bigben Interactive have released initial screenshots from OUTCAST - Second Contact which was announced in May 2016.

In this full HD remake of the 1999 cult classic PC game Outcast, players will be invited to explore the alien planet Adelpha in March 2017 on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

A highly lauded action-adventure game and early open-world pioneer, the award-winning Outcast will return with updated graphics, remastered sound, and reworked controls for "optimum immersion" according to Appeal. The original game has garnered a dedicated fan base over the years, oft-praised for its ambitiously large open world for the time. 

Following former Special Forces operative Cutter Slade, Outcast's sci-fi story unfurls across the varied and open landscapes of Adelpha and Bigben Interactive claim that the new game may even hold some new surprises for longstanding fans!

More information on OUTCAST - Second Contact will be revealed at Gamescom 2016 from August 17th to 19th. Until then, enjoy these new images!

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Telltale Batman cast and screenshots revealed https://www.gameskinny.com/cinwb/telltale-batman-cast-and-screenshots-revealed https://www.gameskinny.com/cinwb/telltale-batman-cast-and-screenshots-revealed Mon, 13 Jun 2016 05:33:05 -0400 Joseph Ocasio

Last year at the Video Game Awards show, Telltale and DC announced that they would be teaming up to release a Batman point-and-click adventure at Game Awards. More recently, Telltale released some screen shots to the press, which you can see here.

Batman with Catwoman

Bruce Wayne in Wayne Manor

Bruce Wayne in the Bat Cave

Batman looking at the Batmobile

Along with these shots, Telltale also announced the cast for the upcoming game, which includes: 

  • Troy Baker (The Last of Us) as Batman
  • Laura Bailey (Gears of War 4) as Catwoman
  • Travis Willingham (Battlefield Hardline) as Harvey Dent
  • Erin Yvette (The Wolf Among Us) as Vicki Vale
  • Enn Reitel (Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots) as Alfred Pennyworth
  • Murphy Guyer (Red Dead Redemption) as Lieutenant James Gordon
  • Richard McGonagle (Uncharted series) as Carmine Falcone

The game is to release this summer, with no official release date given. But it will be available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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More Persona 5 Story Info: From Elizabeth to Margaret comes 2 new Velvet Room Assistants https://www.gameskinny.com/j0bek/more-persona-5-story-info-from-elizabeth-to-margaret-comes-2-new-velvet-room-assistants https://www.gameskinny.com/j0bek/more-persona-5-story-info-from-elizabeth-to-margaret-comes-2-new-velvet-room-assistants Sun, 12 Jun 2016 05:36:57 -0400 FlameKurosei

Atlus released a load of new story details yesterday for their upcoming PlayStation 3 and 4 JRPG, Persona 5. In particular, the new details revolve around the Velvet Room, a mysterious place where an elderly man named Igor resides. The game is set to release on September 15th 2016 in Japan and February 14th 2017 for the Americas. 

"The old man, Igor, asks the protagonist, “Are you prepared for this challenge? The challenge of taking on a distorted world?”

The Velvet Room is located in a place for each Persona title; such as at the end of an alleyway in Persona 3, or the interior of a limousine in Persona 4. However, the place inside is the same, filled with a calming musical tone with walls covered in blue velvet along with Igor and his female assistant.

In Persona 3, Igor's assistant was Elizabeth, and in Persona 4, his assistant was Margaret. Now in Persona 5, Igor has not one but two assistants, twins in identical outfits by the names of Caroline and Justine (voiced by Aki Toyosaki).

Atlus offered brief description of the girls, as translated from website Gematsu:

Caroline and Justine     

Twin prison guards that accompany Igor. They both look the same, and each wears a solemn eye patch on one eye. These two call themselves the guards of the Velvet Room, and generally receive the imprisoned protagonist with a sharp attitude and tone. Also, the twins vary greatly in punctuality and sometimes argue over treatment of the protagonist.

In regards to the Velvet Room, there are also more details about the main character, who is incarcerated for protecting a woman from her abusive husband. (Unfortunately for him, during his probation sentence, he has a dream where he wakes up in the Velvet Room, meeting Igor and the twin guards. Igor comments that the protagonist is a "prisoner of fate", and warns him of future misfortune, saying the only fix is to become an "excellent thief". Thus, the "Phantom Thieves" is founded, and sets out to take and reform the hearts of cruel adults by night. The process of reform causes adults to go insane, creating a global dilemma for many nations.

So how do the Phantom Thieves reform the adults? Igor gives them a smartphone app called "Isekai Navi" ("Other World Navi") and through the use of this app the Thieves travel to the "Palace", a twisted, opulent reality found in the hearts of evil adults. There the Phantom Thieves steal various "treasures", lavish physical manifestations of an adult's inner desires. The Palace changes per adult, so there are different environments to infiltrate, such as a bank or an art gallery-themed level.

The final details Atlus revealed involved the other half of the Persona game format -- social linking and school days for the thieving team. Like the previous Persona games, building relationships and character traits happens during the daytime, and involves various activities such as having a meal with friends or going on a date with chosen lover.

There will be more details to come as we approach release day for Persona 5, including a confirmed showing at E3. So keep your eyes peeled! In the meantime, check out more Persona 5 character details here on GameSkinny!

What are your thoughts on the new Persona 5 story and Velvet Room? Please leave a comment below!

[Images retrieved from Gematsu]

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World of Final Fantasy's Recent Screenshots Show New Heroes and Villains https://www.gameskinny.com/34mtj/world-of-final-fantasys-recent-screenshots-show-new-heroes-and-villains https://www.gameskinny.com/34mtj/world-of-final-fantasys-recent-screenshots-show-new-heroes-and-villains Mon, 06 Jun 2016 09:51:28 -0400 Noor Sami

Square Enix has released a number of new screenshots for their upcoming RPG, World of Final Fantasy. These screenshots provide more insight on the heroes and villains of the game, including Legend Characters like Vivi of Final Fantasy IX.

Other previously revealed heroes who are also featured in these new screenshots include Cloud, Yuna, and Lightning from past Final Fantasy installments. These heroes will later befriend characters called mirages -- these include the Undead Princess, Deskar, and Odin.

The villains shown include the commander of the Bahamut Army, Dark Knight Brendires, and an officer of the Army named Zona Seeker. A number of Bahamut soldiers also show up in the screenshots. Lastly, we see a masked woman among them. The identity of the woman remains unknown, and it's unclear whether she is a hero or a villain.

World of Final Fantasy was first announced in 2015. It is a chibi-art style RPG focused on younger players, imitating the gameplay of the series’ earlier games. As of yet, there is no word of an official release date. All we know is that the game will release on PS Vita and PlayStation 4 sometime this year.  

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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Gets First English Screenshots https://www.gameskinny.com/au8rq/shin-megami-tensei-iv-apocalypse-gets-first-english-screenshots https://www.gameskinny.com/au8rq/shin-megami-tensei-iv-apocalypse-gets-first-english-screenshots Wed, 25 May 2016 11:24:11 -0400 TheSmartestMoron

Fans of Shin Megami Tensei IV (SMTIV) will be thrilled to know that the website for the newest entry in the series finally has its first screenshots in English. However, if you have never played the previous game, be careful, as this article does contain some links that can potentially spoil the previous game.

The story of this particular game is explained here:

The Demons page in particular shows of many demons that are potential allies and enemies, and explaining their involvement in the previous game. The Systems page goes more into the gameplay mechanics, such as combat, recruiting demons, and many other features for those curious about what is in SMTIV Apocalypse. Fans of the previous title will be glad to know many things appear to be unchanged from the original, such as equipment changing your appearance, the Smirk system, demon recruiting and fusion, and much more. There is far more, and you check them all out by accessing the website here.

SMTIV was originally released in North America on July 16, 2013, developed and published by Atlus. The sequel, Apocalypse, was originally called Final before the name changed, and takes place during the events of SMTIV. SMTIV Apocalypse is set for release in North America in the summer of 2016, and Amazon.com currently has a pre-order date set for September 20, 2016.

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Battlefield 1 Official Screenshots and Gameplay https://www.gameskinny.com/bg98s/battlefield-1-official-screenshots-and-gameplay https://www.gameskinny.com/bg98s/battlefield-1-official-screenshots-and-gameplay Mon, 09 May 2016 04:49:19 -0400 JunaeBenne

The title for the new Battlefield has been revealed along with its trailer. Now it’s time to take a look at Battlefield 1’s screenshots and gameplay.

Battlefield 1's title refers to World War I, which is where the new Battlefield takes place. Within the campaign, players fight different war stories on multiple fronts, including the Italian Alps, the Western Front and the Arabian desert. During the announcement live stream, DICE mentioned placing more sandbox elements into the campaign.

A big change in Battlefield 1’s gameplay, and also its strongest aspect, is the melee combat. This is ideal and essential for a World War I setting.

There are multiple different editions available for Battlefield 1:

The Standard Edition can be pre-ordered on Amazon for $59.99. This pre-order includes:

  • Hellfighter Pack
  • 7 day early access map - resembling Star Wars Battlefront’s Jakku DLC

The Early Enlister Deluxe Edition is $79.99 includes:

  • Red Baron Pack
  • Lawrence of Arabia Pack featuring themed weapons
  • Vehicles with the ability to change visual appearance of the three largest vehicles,
  • Many more items which will be revealed at E3

The Collector’s Edition is $220 and comes with:

  • Battlefield 1 Deluxe Edition Base Game
  • Collection’s Edition Statue
  • Exclusive Steel Book
  • Deck of Playig Cards
  • Messenger Pigeon Tube with exclusive DLC content
  • Exclusive Patch
  • Premium Packaging
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Spyro heading for Unreal Engine 4 https://www.gameskinny.com/5rp19/spyro-heading-for-unreal-engine-4 https://www.gameskinny.com/5rp19/spyro-heading-for-unreal-engine-4 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 04:17:13 -0500 Engela Snyman

The name Spyro evokes more nostalgia than a Quake LAN-Party. It was a staple of the early PlayStation era, and probably one of the most popular console games of the nineties. But when the game left the hands of its creator, Insomniac, the feel and overall emotion of the original just sort of faded away. And most of us just went back to our PS2s (or emulators) to enjoy the original as it was meant to be enjoyed.

But a few years ago, an indie developer by the name of Hoix posted a short video showcasing a fan-made Spyro game called Spyro: The Dragon Eclipse.

The video shows an updated version of the game, with okay-but-not-great graphics, (if we're being honest). In the about section of the channel, it had a short description of what the game would be like.

"Spyro Eclipse [aims] to bring back all the nostalgia of the original games."

Now that sounds great. Who wouldn't want to dive back into the Artisan home world? Or perhaps take a grand flight through the Dreamweaver's castle again? But very little information came out for about three years. And then finally, a few months ago, IAmMurloc (we are assuming is the creator) posted a few updated screen shots.

Nostalgia is probably hitting full force right about now, but stay focused! It's easy to see the vast improvement from the first video -- and damn does that look good. Hoix also said that the game would feature all the old characters, with a new story, and all the other good stuff we used to love about the original, like platforming, gems and portals.

My nostalgia senses are in overdrive.

For now, it's not a whole lot to go on, but it is a promising start to a very promising product. I mean, a brand-new Spyro game with all the old characters, classic environments, and sassy Spyro wrapped up in better graphics, and maybe smoother gameplay? There's very little wrong with that picture.

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Final Fantasy stream this weekend and with new screenshots revealed https://www.gameskinny.com/bq259/final-fantasy-stream-this-weekend-and-with-new-screenshots-revealed https://www.gameskinny.com/bq259/final-fantasy-stream-this-weekend-and-with-new-screenshots-revealed Wed, 27 Jan 2016 04:36:28 -0500 Douglas A. Skinner

Final Fantasy XV's Active Time Report will be having a program this Saturday, January 30th, on YouTube at 8pm PST/ 11pm EST. The show will highlight the most recent gameplay and activies of the Niflheim empire. In Europe, the Active Time Report will air January 31st at 4pm GMT.

Join director Hajime Tabata and global marketing director Akio Ofuji as they outline the latest news for the game. Another point of discussion will be the upcoming event in March of this year, where the official release date for Final Fantasy XV is going to be announced by Square Enix.

New screenshots have also been released on the official Twitter for the game. They depict the main hero, Noctis, dishing out some serious spells, aerial acrobatics, and stealth play.

This will be the first report in 3 months, so be sure to tune in to this stream for all the latest news on Final Fantasy XV. 

Also, Executive Officer Shinji Hashimoto and game producer  Hiroka Chiba will give a demonstration of World of Final Fantasy January 31st.

World of Final Fantasy is an adventure game stylized for the young and young-hearted. Use monster towers comprised of monsters you collect, raise, and train by battling other monsters. The game will retail for $59.99 according to the Square Enix Online Store, and is set for release on December 31st for the PS4 and PSVita. 

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Turok: Dinosaur Hunter Re-mastered new screenshots https://www.gameskinny.com/1ido1/turok-dinosaur-hunter-re-mastered-new-screenshots https://www.gameskinny.com/1ido1/turok-dinosaur-hunter-re-mastered-new-screenshots Wed, 09 Dec 2015 05:27:41 -0500 tobes325

Any fans of the 90's dinosaur hunter genre out there? You can check out some brand new screenshots that Night Dive has just released for their upcoming re-master of Turok.

Upon first glance, they aren't too special. But the developers tend to specialize in bringing those old classics back to life. The game was announced back in August, and if you didn't play any of the Turok games when you were younger (or were just not born yet) then it might pique your interest. 

                               Stay back dinosaur frog! Back I say!

Night Dive has promised that the game will be "re-mastered for today's modern computers with enhanced graphics and other improvements". The 'other improvements' haven't really been specified yet, so that's anyone's guess!

Turok 2: Seeds of Evil is also getting the same treatment for any fans of the sequel. No word on a release date just yet, but you'll be able to buy both games through Steam, The Humble Bundle store, Green Man Gaming and Night Dive's website. 

I certainly remember when these both came out on the Nintendo 64, so it's a great blast from the past for me!

Would you be interesting in slaying dinosaurs one more time? Were you a fan of the originals? Let me know in the comments section below!

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New screenshots of Bloodborne: The Old Hunters and new patch details https://www.gameskinny.com/7uczl/new-screenshots-of-bloodborne-the-old-hunters-and-new-patch-details https://www.gameskinny.com/7uczl/new-screenshots-of-bloodborne-the-old-hunters-and-new-patch-details Sun, 08 Nov 2015 04:59:51 -0500 Daniel Williams_2179

New screenshots have been released on the PlaySation blog for Bloodborne, showing off new The Old Hunters content and what will be coming up in the next patch. 

One new feature that will be coming with the patch will be the League. The League are a band of hunters that have taken an oath and "are bound by single purpose". By joining the League, you will be able to assist other players online, and will be able to compete in the League's leaderboard. You will also gain access to a new weapon called the League's Cane.

One of the screenshots, shown below, shows off one of the new weapons available in The Old Hunters DLC called the Moon Blade.

From Software will also be giving out codes for an exclusive PS4 Bloodborne theme for anyone that has gotten the platinum trophy for the game. A date for when these codes will be given out has not been revealed yet.  

The Old Hunters DLC for Bloodborne will be available to buy on the 24th of November and if you haven't picked up Bloodborne yet, you will be able to pick up the game of the year edition of the game on November 27th that includes The Old Hunters DLC.

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New Fallout 4 screenshots show off the dynamic lighting of the game https://www.gameskinny.com/lz5qj/new-fallout-4-screenshots-show-off-the-dynamic-lighting-of-the-game https://www.gameskinny.com/lz5qj/new-fallout-4-screenshots-show-off-the-dynamic-lighting-of-the-game Wed, 04 Nov 2015 09:24:59 -0500 Daniel Williams_2179

Bethesda has released new screenshots of Fallout 4 on their website, showing off their Creation Engine. In the post, Bethesda talked about the advancements with the Creation Engine, and what can be done with it in Fallout 4. In the post, Bethesda said

"The new render allows us to add many more dynamic lights to every scene, and paint our surfaces with realistic materials. 

In the screenshots posted, Bethesda shows off a character wearing a rusted suit of power armor, as seen below.

Another set of screenshots shows off what the different lighting effects look like, depending on the time of day. Here we have a car near an underpass in a sickly fog and then under a bright overcast.

Bethesda also went on and list some of the visual effects added to the Creation Engine like height fog, motion blur and tiled deferred lighting.

Fallout 4 will be out on November 10 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, and if that wasn't enough Fallout related stuff to come out on the 10th, you can also pick up a bottle of Nuka-Cola Quantum at your local Target store.

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Screenshots of Shenmue 3 emerge on Kickstarter https://www.gameskinny.com/wt34t/screenshots-of-shenmue-3-emerge-on-kickstarter https://www.gameskinny.com/wt34t/screenshots-of-shenmue-3-emerge-on-kickstarter Sat, 31 Oct 2015 07:30:04 -0400 Daniel R. Miller

Shenmue 3's record setting Kickstarter campaign was the stuff of legends (nevermind the fact that the series itself is legendary). The game was one-third of Sony's three headed "melt your heart and make you cry" monster for their E3 Press Conference, but it was unique in the sense that it was the first game to officially launch a Kickstarter campaign on such a huge stage. It was no surprise that the project was funded. What was surprising was how fast it reached its goal, ultimately earning over $6.3 million.  

Today, the developers posted their "Month 3 Progress Report" which detailed development on the game's map testing and came with a nice surprise: a batch of screenshots. Check them out.

Quick take: It's clear that the series has received a visual upgrade, and that's no surprise since it's been almost two full console generations since Shenmue 2 came out. To be fair, if this is about what we can expect the game to look like, it won't be winning any awards for best visualsRegardless, it's nice to catch a glimpse of a game that has eluded its fans for so many years.

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