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Preview: Agent 47: Birth of the Hitman #6

Agent 47: Birth of the Hitman #6

writer: Chris Sebela
artist: Ariel Medel
covers: Jonathan Lau (A), Gameplay Cover (B)
Jonathan Lau (RI-B/W), Jonathan Lau (RI-Virgin)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

Diana Burnwood has settled into her new role as a handler for the International Contract Agency, learning the ropes of her job, helping arrange hits on high-profile targets. Agent 47, finally free of the Institute, begins to build a life as a freelance assassin. When Diana is tasked with assisting her hitman in taking out the same target as 47 has been hired to kill, these two lives will finally intersect in an explosive finale.

Warframe, Vol. 1 Dives Deep into Game Lore for a Compelling New Story

This July, writer/Top Cow President and COO Matt Hawkins, writer/editor Ryan Cady, and digital art concept/production studio Studio Hive will release Warframe, Vol. 1, collecting issues #1-5 of the Warframe online game tie-in series.

In the far future, humanity’s descendants scramble to survive in a solar system rife with conflict. Only the Tenno, a faction of powerful warriors, fight to preserve peace and keep the technological masterpieces of the long-dead Orokin out of the wrong hands. But when a faction of enhanced Grineer soldiers begin to scour the Earth for a particular hidden artifact, only a lone Tenno and a blinded girl can stop them.

Warframe, Vol. 1 (ISBN: 978-1-5343-0512-0, Diamond code: MAY180094) will hit comics shops on Wednesday, July 25th and bookstores on Tuesday, July 31st.

OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead Gets a Gameplay Trailer for E3 and Launches November 6

Starbreeze, Skybound Entertainment, and 505 Games have released the first official gameplay trailer for OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead, the upcoming cooperative multiplayer FPS from developer OVERKILL – A Starbreeze Studio. The video also reveals the game is expected to launch on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC on Nov. 6 in North and South America and Nov. 8 for the rest of the world, including Europe.

OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead is available to pre-order now as a digital title on all platforms and as a physical boxed product for consoles only at most major retailers for $59.99. A steel book deluxe edition of OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead, featuring the base game, the “Night Raid Character Pack” DLC, a variety of cosmetic skins, a digital art book and more, is also available to pre-order for $79.99. Players who pre-order either version will receive an assortment of in-game cosmetic skins as a bonus. As an homage to its comic book heritage, the physical steel book deluxe edition will also feature four collector cards illustrated by comic book artist Dan Panosian.

OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead’s PC-exclusive closed beta will begin later this year. Closed beta access will be available for PC pre-orders only. Players who pre-order the standard edition of OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead will receive a single invitation to the closed beta, while those who pre-order the game’s deluxe edition will receive four closed beta invites to share with friends.

Inspired by Robert Kirkman’s original graphic novels, OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead is a four-player co-op multiplayer shooter in which players must band together on a variety of missions and raids to find survivors, secure supplies and stay alive. Use stealth to evade enemies tactically, or dismember walkers limb from limb with brute force and firepower. Each of the game’s four playable characters has their own special abilities, skill trees, squad roles, play styles and background stories.

Marvel’s Spider-Man Gets a Gamplay Trailer at E3

Marvel’s Spider-Man got a new gamplay trailer for E3 and not only do we get to see the video game in action but also the villains Spider-Man will be facing… the Sinister Six! Some new designs of classic characters are shown off and hopefully get you excited for the game being released later this year.

Marvel’s Spider-Man features your favorite web-slinger in a story unlike any before it. Now a seasoned Super Hero, Peter Parker has been busy keeping crime off the streets as Spider-Man. Just as he’s ready to focus on life as Peter, a new villain threatens New York City. Faced with overwhelming odds and higher stakes, Spider-Man must rise up and be greater. Sony Interactive Entertainment, Marvel, and Insomniac Games present Marvel’s Spider-Man exclusively for PlayStation 4.

Marvel’s Spider-Man is out September 7, 2018.

Pop! Games: Mega Man this August

“Mega Man has ended the evil domination of Dr. Wily …”

Defeat the Robot Masters with this new Mega Man Pop! vinyl figure, depicted leaping into action armed with his Mega Buster. No Mega Man collection is complete without the titular hero, also known by the alias Blue Bomber. Embodying courage, a passion for justice and restraint when dealing with his enemies, Mega Man is a credit to his creators, Dr. Light and Capcom, and is extremely unlikely to cause any brawls among your collection.

Pop! Games: Mega Man is out this August from Funko.

Pop! 8-Bit: Space Invaders in August

Beep! Beep! Beep! Pew! Pew!

It’s been four decades since Space Invaders was first released but the aliens are descending once more and only you, and your trusty laser cannon, can stop them. The new line of Space Invaders Pop! features the green Medium Invader!

Pop! 8-Bit: Space Invaders is out this August from Funko.

At GameStop look for one of one of six colorways of the Medium Invader including: blue, teal, pink, yellow, orange and green glow-in-the-dark. Each color is a rarity of 1-in-6, which one will you get? Collect them all to do your part to save Earth.


Add Autobot Jazz to your Squad in Transformers: Forged to Fight!

Autobot Jazz can now be added to your ultimate squad of fighters in Kabam‘s Transformers: Forged to Fight today!

One of Optimus’ closest advisers, Autobot Jazz is the bot to go to if a creative solution is needed. Autobot Jazz is well-versed in the pop-culture trends of the Earthlings and is likely to get distracted dancing to a catchy beat and break out the local slang.

Autobot Jazz’s Bot Intel Report has the latest on his stats and abilities.

OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead Reveals Final Playable Hero: Heather

Starbreeze, Skybound Entertainment, and 505 Games have released the final cinematic character trailer for OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead from developer OVERKILL – A Starbreeze Studio. This newest video, perhaps the most brutal yet, reveals Heather, a hardened scout who rounds out your squad as the fourth playable hero. A kindergarten teacher in her old life, Heather has had to learn the hard way that the difference between right and wrong isn’t so clear in a world where humanity struggles to survive against the undead.

Starbreeze has also announced that OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead will be playable for attendees at E3, June 12-14, at Booth 5200 in the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Inspired by Robert Kirkman’s original graphic novels, OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead is a four-player co-op multiplayer FPS in which players must band together on a variety of missions and raids to find survivors, secure supplies and stay alive. Use stealth to evade enemies tactically, or dismember walkers limb from limb with brute force and firepower. Each playable character has their own special abilities, skill trees, squad roles, play styles and background stories.

X-Force’s Domino Joins Marvel Contest of Champions!

On Kabam’s popular mobile fighting game Marvel Contest of Champions, Domino from the mercenary group X-Force has officially entered the contest!

Neena Thurman a.k.a. Domino is the lucky result of an unlucky government weapons program designed to breed the perfect weapon. After escaping a top-secret facility with her mother, she honed her Mutant ability to manipulate probabilities and joined the mercenary group known as X-Force.

You can find Domino’s abilities and stats online.

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