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Feb 2, 2016
By John Powell - G4 Canada
Hate of Fate leads February's Games with Gold
Hate of Fate, the RPG, card brawler, will be available for download and free play from February 1st to 29th as part of the Games with Gold program.
Also available this month for Gold subscribers are...
Ninja Turtles return this summer
The heroes in a half-shell are back in action.
Teaming with PlatinumGames Inc., Activision will be releasing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan this summer for PlayStation 4, PlayStation3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Windows PC via Steam.
In the game, the Turtles unite against mutants, aliens and the Foot Clan as they invade New York City. The third-person action game will incorporate both a single-player campaign and four-player online co-op.
Nintendo reveals Fire Emblem Fates details
A special Fates Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL system is on the way, states Nintendo.
On February 19th, the special Fire Emblem Fates Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL system will launch for $239.99. There will also be two Fire Emblem Fates games launching that day for $49.99 each, Birthright and Conquest. Both are complete games, stories but from different viewpoints.
In Birthright players take on an evil monarch while in Conquest, a kingdom must be put back on the right path. After completing Chapter 6 of either game, players will have the option to download the other version of the game for $24.99. For players that already own either version, a third story will be released as a DLC on March 10th for $24.99.
Finally, a special edition including all three games, an art book and a Nintendo 3DS XL pouch will be released for $99.99.
Capcom details Street Fighter V stories
Gamers will be able to play through individual character stories in Street Fighter V, reveals Capcom.
By completing the stories, players will be rewarded with Fight Money which can be used to purchase new characters.
The main Street Fighter V story will take place between Street Fighter IV and Street Fighter III.
The stories themselves will be illustrated by Japanese illustrator, Bengus, who is famous for his work on the Street Fighter games.
Capcom also confirmed a fourth and final Street Fighter V beta will run from January 30th to January 31st.
Skylanders becomes food
Now Skylanders fans can really play with their food.
Teaming up with ConAgra Foods' Kid Cuisine, Activison is releasing a variety of Kid Cuisine meals inspired by Skylanders.
Skylanders Kid Cuisine will be available at participating grocery stores and supermarkets as well as Walmart.
The meals, featuring everything from cheese pizza to fish sticks to popcorn chicken, will spotlight characters from the game.
Inside each Skylanders Kid Cuisine meal box will be a free Stealth Elf Skylanders Battlecast card for use in the new free-to-play mobile adventure launching later this year.
Conan early access coming to PC
Wanna know what it is like to be everyone's favorite barbarian? You will on the PC this summer.
Taking place in land of Hyboria, Conan Exiles is a multiplayer and single-player open-world survival game where only the strongest players will survive.
Players will need to hunt for animals and food, battle monsters, build settlements and even fight other players. Players can go it alone or band together with others to explore the savage land of Hyboria.
Conan Exiles arrives on PC (early access) this summer with a full launch on both PC and console to follow.
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