Nintendo Switch Online Adding Star Fox 2, Kirby Super Star, And More To Classic Games Library

Nintendo has announced the next wave of classic titles coming to its Nintendo Switch Online service. From mainstay titles to more obscure releases, this wave of classic games looks to have something for most players.

In addition to beloved classics like Super Punch-Out!! and Kirby Super Star, the library is also adding the long-anticipated, rarely played Star Fox 2. The game, which was finished and originally planned for release in 1995 on SNES, finally officially debuted on the SNES Classic Edition mini-console in 2017. However, there hasn't been any other official release of the title since, so unless you were able to grab an SNES Classic, you've been out of luck. Nintendo is also releasing Breath of Fire II to its SNES library, and two games, Crystalis and Journey to Silius, to its NES library.

With these additions, the Switch's SNES catalog grows to 24 games, while the number of NES games balloons to 50. The library, which continues to grow and already features a l..

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Red Barrel Announces The Outlast Trials

Set during the Cold War, The Outlast Trials breaks new ground for the series as it introduces cooperative play. The game is in active development at Red Barrel, and, aside from its existence, details are mostly scarce. What we know, according to Polygon, is that the game is not a sequel and its’ co-op is for up to four players. We also know, from Red Barrel’s official statement, that the story involves an experiment. Whether or not the game revolves around experiencing said experiment, escaping from it, or both, has yet to be revealed.

For more on Outlast series check out our reviews of the original and its sequel where we praise their psychological horror elements.

[Source: Facebook, Polygon]

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Hitman 2 Receives Numerous Free Updates And Contracts This December

Click here to watch embedded media Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive have released a new trailer that details numerous free updates coming to Hitman 2 this December.

The seasonal events, Holiday Hoarders and Snow Festival, are permanently returning. Both events allow players to unlock fan-favorite items. Holiday Hoarders provides access to the Santa 47 Suit, while Snow Festival comes with the Snow Festival Suit and Ice Pick.

Listed below are the nine new free contracts that will become available this month.

The Truman Convention Escalation Contract in Santa Fortuna (Colombia) – Available Dec. 5
The Raaz Algorithm Escalation Contract in Mumbai (India) – Available Dec. 5
The Chef Legacy Elusive Target in Paris (France) – Available Dec. 6-16
12 Days of Contracts Community Curated Contracts – Available Dec. 12
The Han Encasement Escalation Contract in Mumbai (India) – Available Dec. 12
Holiday Hoarders Seasonal Event in Paris (France) – Available Dec. 17
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Campo Santo’s In The Valley Of Gods Is Officially On Hold

In a statement to Polygon, Jake Rodkin, co-founder of Campo Santo, said that “In the Valley of Gods development is on hold.” While the game is not canceled its future is uncertain as the Campo Santo staff are now working on a variety of projects for Valve, including Dota Underlords and the recently announced Half-Life: Alyx.

In the Valley of Gods future seems even shakier with Rodkin giving an ambiguous statement on whether the team will ever return to the project: “In the Valley of Gods' development is on hold — but it certainly feels like a project people can and may return to.”

This is certainly a blow to fans who have been eagerly awaiting this title since its announcement at the Game Awards two years ago.

[Source: Polygon]

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Campo Santo’s In The Valley Of Gods Is Officially Hold

In a statement to Polygon, Jake Rodkin, co-founder of Campo Santo, said that “In the Valley of Gods development is on hold.” While the game is not canceled its future is uncertain as the Campo Santo staff are now working on a variety of projects for Valve, including Dota Underlords and the recently announced Half-Life: Alyx.

In the Valley of Gods future seems even shakier with Rodkin giving an ambiguous statement on whether the team will ever return to the project: “In the Valley of Gods' development is on hold — but it certainly feels like a project people can and may return to.”

This is certainly a blow to fans who have been eagerly awaiting this title since its announcement at the Game Awards two years ago.

[Source: Polygon]

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Halo Reach Releases Today For PC And Xbox One

Click here to watch embedded media Today marks the arrival of Halo: Reach on both PC and Xbox One. The title boasts new 4K visuals, completes the Master Chief Collection on Xbox One, and begins the steady release of The Master Chief Collection on PC. PC gamers will get the rest of The Master Chief Collection in early 2020, but for the time being, they can enjoy one of the series best titles.

To celebrate the release of this all-time classic, check out our extensive cover story and glowing review, where it scored a 9.5, and we called it “The Spartans' finest hour.”

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