Monday, April 23, 2012

Rockstar Reveal Max Payne 3 PC Specs, Confirm Release Dates And Pre-Order Bonuses

Rockstar have confirmed Max Payne 3 comes out on PC across the USA on 29th May and across the EU on 1st June. as well as being released at retail, the game will be available digitally. pre-order bonuses will be available for the digital release with each digital retailer offering either the Classic Multiplayer Character Pack & Disorderly Conduct Multiplayer Weapons Pack. the special edition, which comes with both of those packs, will be available exclusively at GameStop in the USA, some European retailers will also have it.


Rockstar have also revealed the Max Payne 3 PC System Specifications.

Operating System: 
Windows 7 32/64 Service Pack 1, Windows Vista 32/64 Service Pack 2, Windows XP 32/64 Service Pack 3

Intel Dual Core 2.4 GHZ -  i7 3930K 6 Core  x 3.06 GHZ / AMD Dual Core 2.6 GHZ - FX8150 8 Core x 3.6 GHZ

2GB - 16GB

Video Card:
NVIDIA® 8600 GT 512MB VRAM – NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680 2GB VRAM / Radeon HD 3400 512MB VRAM - Radeon HD 7970 3GB VRAM

Sound Card:
100% Direct X 9.0 compatible – Direct X 9.0 compatible supporting Dolby Digital Live

HDD Space:
35 GB

DVD Drive

Press Release

Runic Games Have Released A New Video For Torchlight 2 For Its Opening Prelude

Runic Games have released a new video for Torchlight 2. this video is the games opening Prelude. it's a cinematic cartoon.

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EA Have Released A New Euro 2012 Video Introducing The Expedition Mode

EA have released a new video for Euro 2012, the upcoming expansion to FIFA 12. this video focuses on the new Expedition mode, a fantasy team based single player mode. the video introduces the mode and details how you go from creating your team and choosing your favioute player to beating other nations and obtaining their players. the video also shows that beyond getting other players, there is added incentive for playing nations more than once as you can unlock places on maps and mosaic tiles, which will form a picture.

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Square Enix Announce Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance] Comes Out Across Europe On 20th July

Square Enix have announced the European release date for Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance] is 20th July.

King Mickey and Yen Sid prepare for an impending threat by putting Sora and Riku through the Mark of Mastery exam. Sora and Riku are sent into the Sleeping Worlds, where they will face enemies and allies that have never been seen before. If they can successfully complete the task they are given, they will be deemed true Keyblade Masters.

Dual protagonists – Play as the two most popular characters of the franchise, Sora and Riku.

“Flowmotion” action – Enjoy fast and effortless movements while interacting with the environment and performing acrobatic attacks.

Brand-new creatures – Dream Eaters inhabit the Sleeping Worlds, and are split into two categories: Spirits and Nightmares. Breed over 50 different types of Spirits as allies to fight alongside Sora and Riku.

New Disney worlds – Beloved Disney worlds and characters, such as La Cité des Cloches (The Hunchback of Notre Dame), and “The Grid” (TRON: Legacy) make their series debut.

Story progression – With updated looks for Sora and Riku, and the impending conflict made clear, this title is a big step forward in the series.

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EA Announce Mt Eddie, A SSX Tricky Inspired Mountain, Is Coming 1st May As DLC For SSX

EA Have detailed the upcoming Mt Eddie DLC For SSX. Mt Eddie has been inspired by SSX Tricky and it is an ultra long mountain that features 9 new race and trick drops. on the same day, there will also be a character pack that comes with 7 classic characters, and their boards, from SSX 3 and SSX Tricky. the DLC also comes with 3 classic music tracks. these items can be bought separately as either the SSX Mt. Eddie Pack or the SSX Classic Characters Pack.

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Mt. Eddie Pack
• Mt. Eddie – an over the top, TRICKY inspired, ultra-long track (9 drops)
• Retro music tracks including two from previous SSX games

Classic Characters Pack
• SSX classic cast featuring 7 characters
• Each character comes with an assortment of outfit colourways
• 7 unique snowboards – one for each of the characters in the pack

Mt. Eddie & Classic Characters Pack
• Everything in the Mt. Eddie Pack
• Everything in the SSX Classic Characters Pack

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UK Game Charts; The Witcher 2, FIFA Street, FIFA 12, Kinect Star Wars, Mass Effect 3

FIFA Street lost it's number 1 slot this week to The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition, a new entry. apart from that the chart was pretty static with games only moving slightly. at the tale end of the top 20 we saw The Sims 3 and Forza Motorsport 4 reappear.

1 - The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition
2 - FIFA Street
3 - FIFA 12
4 - Kinect Star Wars
5 - Mass Effect 3
6 - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13
7 - Battlefield 3
8 - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
9 - Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games
10 - Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
11 - SSX
12 - Saints Row: The Third
13 - Skylanders: Spryo's Adventure
14 - Batman: Arkham City
15 - Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo
16 - Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
17 - Just Dance 3
18 - The Sims 3
19 - Assassin's Creed: Revelations
20 - Forza Motorsport 4

Charts Supplied By 3. UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track

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