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Assassin's Creed Shadows Revealed: A New Chapter Unfolds

By Mazen "Mithrie" Turkmani
Published: May 15, 2024 at 7:34 PM BST

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📺 Mortal Kombat 2 Release Date

Warner Bros. has officially announced that Mortal Kombat 2 will be released on October 24, 2025. This sequel is highly anticipated by fans of the iconic fighting game series. According to Variety, the announcement has generated a lot of buzz, although no trailer has been released yet. When a trailer does drop, you can be sure I'll share it right here.

Mortal Kombat has always been known for its intense combat and memorable characters. Which character do you like the most in Mortal Kombat? Whether it's the fiery Scorpion or the chilling Sub-Zero, each character brings a unique style to the battlefield. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting release.

📺 PS Plus Game Catalog May 2024

PlayStation Plus subscribers are in for a treat this May! The new games added to the catalog include Red Dead Redemption 2 and Watch_Dogs. If you have either the premium or extra tiers of PlayStation Plus, you will have access to these games as long as your subscription remains active.

Red Dead Redemption 2, developed by Rockstar Games, is a critically acclaimed open-world game that immerses players in the gritty, lawless frontier of America. Check out the official trailer to see what adventures await.

Watch_Dogs, on the other hand, offers a thrilling dive into the world of hacking and surveillance. This action-adventure game allows players to control the city of Chicago using their hacking skills. PlayStation announced these additions in a tweet, and fans are eagerly looking forward to diving into these expansive worlds.

Do any of the games listed look interesting to you? Whether you're exploring the Wild West or navigating the high-tech streets of Chicago, there's something for everyone in this month's PS Plus offerings.

📺 Assassin's Creed Shadows Revealed

Ubisoft has unveiled Assassin's Creed Shadows, set in feudal Japan during the 1500s. This new installment will feature two main protagonists, offering a fresh take on the beloved franchise. The game is set to release on November 15, 2024.

The official trailer provides a glimpse into the rich historical setting and the intriguing characters players will encounter. According to IGN, the game will delve into the historical relevance of the era, promising an immersive experience for fans of history and action alike.

One of the protagonists in Assassin's Creed Shadows is inspired by Yasuke, a historical figure known as the Black Samurai. IGN has a detailed article explaining who Yasuke is and his significance in this new narrative.

From the bustling streets of Renaissance Italy to the vast landscapes of ancient Egypt, the series has taken us on many unforgettable journeys. This new chapter set in Japan is sure to add another epic tale to the collection.

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