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The Geek Getaway gaming news round up for 10/14/2019 to 10/20/2019

Hearts of Iron IV: La Résistance expansion announced
Per the press release, the expansion will include..

  • New Focus Trees for France: New National Focuses for Free France and the Vichy Regime, as well as an option for conservatives to restore the old French Monarchy.
  • More in Depth Spanish Campaign: New National Focuses for Republican and Nationalist Spain, as well as an expanded Spanish Civil War that can spiral into a wider conflict..
  • Espionage: Use you Intelligence Agency to train spies to specialize in certain types of information warfare and develop passive resistance to enemy espionage, then send them on special operations.
  • Support Resistance: Use your agents to assist allied resistance movements, giving them what they need to damage the enemy.
  • Collaboration Governments: Use your agents to prepare the ground for collaborators to fill the void once you’ve conquered your target.
  • Code Cracking: Decrypt enemy communications to gain short term battlefield advantages.
  • Recon units: Scout planes can provide useful information on nearby areas while armored cars help in detecting and suppressing resistance activities.

Additionally, with the release of La Résistance there will be a free update to Hearts of Iron IV for all players. The update will include a reworking of the resistance system, interface improvements to battle plans and air operations, and some quality of life improvements.

Mountain Dew gives UK gamers 2X Xp in Modern Warfare
Select Mountain Dew products in the UK will feature a code to earn 15 minutes of double XP in online multiplayer matches. The codes will start to appear on Mountain Dew products very soon but they will not be redeemable until late January 2020. Codes can be redeemed at the special website Mountain Dew set up here.

Skullgirls 2nd Encore releases on October 22, 2019
This is an update of Skullgirls that will see this game land on a Nintendo system for the first time. All the DLC, bonuses that released on other platforms will be included in this version of the game. You can enjoy this game when it releases for just $24.99.

Take a behind the scenes look at FF8 remake
The embedded video just above will give you a behind the scenes look at the making of FF8 remake.Featured in the video are Yoshinori Kitase (FF8 Director), Shinji Hashimoto (FF8 Producer), and Yusuke Naora (FF8 Art Director).

Official Cyberpunk 2077 photography contest announced
This contest started on October 14, 2019 and will run until December 16, 2019. The theme of the contest is to capture the vibes of Cyberpunk 2077 in the real world. More details, as well as the ability to enter the contest, can be found here.

Mike James provided today's art
You can find Mike's art on his Instagram page. He is also part of Lotus Fyre Studios, so you might be able to catch him on their Instagram page, their YouTube Channel, or their Twitter

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