Riders Republic

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Riders Republic is an open-world extreme sports game in which players ski, snowboard, bike, and wingsuit their way across national parks including Bryce Canyon, Yosemite Valley, and Mammoth Mountain. The game offers competitive races, trick challenges, 6v6 PvP matches, online cups, and mass starts. Current-gen platforms support up to 20 players racing together, while on next-gen consoles and the PC, that number increases to 50.

As the player progresses through Career mode, they are invited to join prestigious competitions, sign with real-world sponsors, and unlock new gear and cosmetics. Certain cosmetic items are also offered as a pre-order bonus as detailed below.

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Deathloop

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Deathloop is an upcoming action-adventure game from Arkane Studios, the creators of modern hits Dishonored and Prey. You play as Colt, an assassin trapped in a time-loop on a retro-futuristic island of Blackreef. The only way to break the loop is to take down eight targets before midnight – but a rival assassin Julianna (that can be controlled by AI or another player) will try to kill you and keep the loop going.

In addition to a variety of weapons, Colt possesses supernatural powers such as teleportation or telekinesis, which should come as no surprise if you played Arkane’s previous titles. He is also adept at stealth, which gives you a choice between sneaking up to your targets or barging in guns blazing.

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Scarlet Nexus

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Scarlet Nexus is an upcoming JRPG developed by the talent behind Tales of Vesperia and published by Bandai Namco. Players assume the role of Yuito Sumeragi, a new recruit to the Other Suppression Force (OSF), which is humanity’s last line of defense against deranged mutants known as Others. While Others are immune to conventional weaponry, the OSF wield psionic abilities that allow them to go toe-to-toe with them. Yuito himself possesses the power of psycho-kinesis that enables him to lift or break anything in his vicinity and hurl it at the enemy.

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Humankind

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Humankind is a 4X turn-based strategy game from Amplitude Studios and SEGA. In the style of Civilization, players lead their people from humble origins as a Neolithic tribe to the Modern Age, researching technologies, constructing wonders, and waging wars along the way.

Humankind offers intriguing means of customization to ensure that each playthrough is unique. Not only the player’s avatar is customizable, but their civilization can freely adopt any of the 60 historical cultures from the Ancient to the Modern Age, which according to the developer, results in one million possible combinations.

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Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

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Developed by the two-man team of Edelweiss, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin is a cross-genre title that combines side-scrolling combat with a crafting and farming simulation. It follows a young harvest goddess Sakuna, who is banished from the celestial capital, where she lived in lazy luxury, to an untamed island teeming with demonic beasts. There, she finds her calling farming rice and bettering the lives of the mortals in the local mountain village. The game is inspired by Japanese mythology, albeit with some original twists, and features a charming cel-shaded art style.

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Planet Coaster

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In Frontier Developments’ title Planet Coaster, players build and manage an amusement park. The game offers over 700 pre-made objects across categories such as coasters, facilities, and scenery, and additional player-created objects can be downloaded from the Frontier Workshop.

Planet Coaster has been out on Steam since 2016 and is just now launching on current and next-gen Xbox and PlayStation consoles. The pre-order bonuses detailed below apply specifically to this upcoming Console Edition of the game.

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Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate

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Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate combines the previously released Kombat Pack 1, the Aftermath expansion, and the upcoming Kombat Pack 2 that includes Mileena, Rain, and Rambo for a total of 37 playable fighters. This number encompasses all add-on fighters like Shao Kahn, Shang Tsung, Nightwolf, Terminator, Sindel, The Joker, Spawn, Fujin, Sheeva, and RoboCop.

This new complete version of the game runs on next-gen consoles and supports cross-play for select game modes. Free upgrades from Xbox One and PS4 to their next-gen counterparts will be available starting November 17.

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