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After Amazon had leaked details about the season pass for Rise of the Tomb Raider, Microsoft formally announced the game's season pass with the announcement of three major DLC releases. According to Xbox's official website, the first DLC pack will include an Endurance Mode, the second DLC pack will include a new tomb, and the third pack will have a Survival Mode called Cold Darkness Awakened. Microsoft also says that smaller DLC packs will be released over the course of four months that will expand your gameplay.

Check out Microsoft's announcement after the jump!

Tales from the Borderlands Episode 5 is arriving on October 20th for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PC, and Mac; October 21st for Xbox One and Xbox 360; and finally on October 22nd for iOS and Android devices. Developer Telltale Games has released a sneak peek for the finale, titled The Vault of the Traveler, in addition to announcing that the first episode is now available for free on PlayStation, Xbox, iOS, and Android platforms. Make the jump to view the trailer of both announcements.

Dontnod Entertainment's story-driven episodic adventure has been a major hit, achieving critical acclaim and selling over 1 million copies. Fans have been waiting a long time for the game's final chapter, and Dontnod recently set a tentative release date of October 20th. Today they confirmed that the fifth and final episode, Polarized, will be out on the 20th, and they also released a short teaser trailer for the finale on YouTube. Click below to check it out!

Twisted Pixel, the developer behind addictive games like Splosion Man, is severing its ties to Microsoft and going indie once again. The studio created two titles while partnered with Microsoft: the Kinect-based title The Gunslinger and the poorly received Xbox One launch title Lococycle. Microsoft Studios has published six Twisted Pixel titles since the studio's inception.

Head inside to see official statements from Twisted Pixel executives.

Back to the Future is a film series that's often regarded as a staple in the movie industry, and one of the timeless classics from the 1980s. With settings in 1955, 1985, and 2015, the famed franchise marks both Marty McFly's adventure to the future and the franchise's 30th anniversary this year. While we may not have flying cars or nineteen Jaws movies, we do have 2010's Back to the Future: The Game to celebrate the occasion, and developer Telltale Games wants to make note of it by expanding the series for the Xbox 360 and current gen consoles.

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Ubisoft has been streaming a mysterious cave painting animation and teasing us of a big announcement, but leaks seem to have already revealed what that announcement is. IGN Turkey accidentally jumped the gun and Tweeted about Far Cry Primal, quickly deleting the post after realizing their mistake. However, Kotaku chimed in with some actual details on the game, coming from anonymous sources. According to Kotaku, the game will be set in the Ice Age, populated with prehistoric animals. Are you excited to see Far Cry Primal? Leave us a comment inside with your thoughts.

It's a blast from the past as we're getting new entries in both Rock Band and Guitar Hero this month. Guitar Hero Live launches on October 20th, and it features new gameplay in which you face a realistic crows that reacts to your playing. Activision has released a new trailer for the game that stars Lenny Kravitz and James Franco desperately trying to win over a tough crowd. You can check it out by clicking below!

The Community Map Project for Battlefield 4, which allowed player input on upcoming maps, is now ready for players to experience. Operation Outbreak, the jungle-themed map the community assisted in designing, is one of the maps in the pack, and a playtest trailer has been released to promote the DLC. Best of all, the maps are coming to you for free!

See the trailer after the jump!

A new trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops III has been released emphasizing the game's story, accompanied by some developer commentary. Set 50 years into the future, climate change has greatly impacted the world, and, partnered with increasing wealth disparity, a scenario similar to the Cold War has begun. Craig Harrison, the game's Lead Writer, claims that Treyarch hasn't ever come close to the level of world building featured in Black Ops III. Beyond that, Studio Head Mark Lamia believes that players will potentially finish the campaign with a completely different interpretation to someone else.

Make the jump to view the full trailer.

Call of Duty creators Jason West and Vince Zampella left Activision a few years back and started a new company, Respawn Entertainment. Respawn's first game, Titanfall, was one of the biggest titles in the Xbox One launch window, and it also launched on Xbox 360 and PC. A year and a half later, Zampella has tweeted an image of the development team celebrating as Titanfall has surpassed 10 million players. The successful new IP will likely see its audience grow in the future, as Titanfall 2 is expected to be available on PlayStation as well.

Ahead of an official reveal, a $30 Rise of the Tomb Raider season pass has been listed on Amazon and offers some insight on potential DLC releases. Though no specific information was given, the listing details additional single-player content as well as some form of multiplayer functionality. It was announced last month that Rise of the Tomb Raider would not feature a multiplayer mode so that developer Crystal Dynamics could focus on the campaign, but the season pass description suggests otherwise. Read on for more.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is set in Singapore in the year 2065, and Activision decided to raise hype for the game's story by having the official Call of Duty Twitter page tweet out some of the in-game events as if they were part of a news report. Before they started, they changed the Twitter account's name to "Current Events Aggregate" with a slogan of "we bring you real news." As a result, the fake news stories were re-tweeted by thousands, and many believed them to be real. Click below for more info.

Minecraft has captivated millions for years, and now it's taking on a new form. Telltale Games' episodic Minecraft: Story Mode begins rolling out later this month, and it all kicks off with Episode 1: The Order of the Stone. Protagonist Jesse and his friends must seek out the legendary group of heroes that once defeated an Ender Dragon. Telltale has released a story trailer for the game's first episode, and you can check it out by clicking below!

The highly-anticipated Call of Duty: Black Ops III is set 50 years from now (and 40 years after the events of Call of Duty: Black Ops II), in a "perfect future" full of incredible technology. As war has evolved, robotics have become the main focus of military technology, and enhanced supersoldiers are more machine than man. Treyarch and Activision have released a beautiful and dramatic new story trailer for the game, and you can check it out by clicking below.

When Tomb Raider was released in 2013, many fans and critics praised the game for its action-packed story and beautiful visuals but criticized the amount of time it took to beat the main campaign. For the average player, it took approximately 12-15 hours to complete. According to Crystal Dynamics' Lead Designer Mike Brinker, Rise of the Tomb Raider will be much longer than its predecessor.

Check out what Brinker had to say after the jump!