Thursday, May 31, 2012

Sega And Gearbox Reveal Aliens: Colonial Marines Pre-Order Bonuses And Collectors Edition

Sega have revealed the pre-order bonuses and Collectors Edition for Gearbox's Aliens: Colonial Marines. the pre-order bonuses are multiplayer focused, they include 4 playable characters from the Alien movies including Private Hudson, Corporal Hicks, Private Drake and Sergeant Apone. there are additional Marine character customisation options and Ripley's Flamethrower.

The Aliens: Colonial Marines Collectors Edition is a Gamestop exclusive in the USA and will cost $99.99. as well as the game, this Collectors Edition includes : 

  • High Quality Resin Powerloader Figurine: Includes Limited Edition Xeno Hive Box
  • Four Playable Movie Characters: Players will be able to fight for their squad’s survival and confront hordes of enemies as the original ALIENS film icons Private Hudson, Corporal Hicks, Private Drake and Sergeant Apone.
  • Additional Marines Character Customization Options
  • Ripley’s Flamethrower
  • Exclusive Multiplayer Weapons: Including Sonic Electronic Ball Breakers & Phase Plasma Rifle
  • Exclusive Game Level: USCM Academy Firing Range
  • USCM Dossier
    o Mission Brief
    o USS Sephora Schematic
    o Recruitment Card
    o LV-426 Recon Photo
    o USCM Iron-on Badges

Source: USA Sega Blog

CD Projekt Announce New Steampunk RPG Is In Developement, Based On Mike Pondsmith's System, Conference Video Also Here

CD Projekt have announced they are currently developing a new triple A RPG based on enowned pen-and-paper-RPG designer Mike Pondsmith's Cyberpunk system. CD Projekt have said that this game would still have the hallmarks their CD Projekt Red Studios are known for with the Witcher Series.

the Steampunk RPG will be aimed towards mature and demanding players, it'll be non-linear, detailed, and have a complex story. there will be different classes and characters from each, ranging from hackers to mercenaries. players will also be faced with choices and actions that will affect the world around them.

CD Projekt have released video of their conference. it's 44 minutes long, but you can skip to 11.26 to see them announcing the game.

Press Release

Warner Bros. Announce Spy Hunter For PS Vita And 3DS, A Series Reboot Coming This Fall

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have announced they are rebooting the Spy Hunter series with a new game coming to the PS Vita and 3DS. the games are being developed by TT Fusion and are set to come out this fall.

the original Spy Hunter came out nearly 30 years ago and once again you take control as the "Agent" and the G-6155 Interceptor supercar. you are able to customise your car with weapons and high-tech gadgets. you will also have additional support via an unmanned aerial support drone.

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Square Enix Have Released A New Trailer For Hitman Absolution Showing 47 Up Against Nuns

Square Enix have released a new trailer for Hitman Absolution. this trailer sees 47 facing off against some heavily armoured Nuns.

EA And BioWare Have Released A New Trailer For Mass Effect 3 Showing The Rebellion Pack In Action

EA And BioWare have released a new trailer for Mass Effect 3. this trailer shows the upcoming Rebellion Pack DLC In action. this latest DLC is free and is coming to the PC, PS3, And Xbox 360. this free DLC brings:
  • Two New Action-Packed Maps – Land on Firebase Jade, located in a Salarian STG base on Sur’Kesh and fight to control Firebase Goddesson the Asari homeworld of Thessia.
  • Six Powerful New Unlockable Characters – Level and promote six new unlockable characters, including the ex-Cerberus Adept and Vanguard, the Vorcha Soldier and Sentinel or the Male Quarian Engineer and Infiltrator.  
  • New In-Mission Objective – Randomly occurring during waves 3, 6 and 10, this new objective will demand that teams retrieve a high priority package and securely escort it to a designated extraction zone on each map.
  • New Gear Slot – A new slot will be available on the equipment screen, offering players a persistent gameplay bonus that will not expire after the end of a match. These new items will vary from weapon upgrades to character enhancements and will be available through reinforcement packs. 
  •  Lethal New Weapons – Eliminate the enemy with deadly new weapons, including the Cerberus Harrier, Krysae Sniper Rifle, and Reegar Carbine.

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Retro Affect Announce Snapshot For The PS3 And PS Vita, 2D Puzzle Platformer With Cross Game Saves Coming This Fall

Retro Affect have announced their upcoming game for both the PS3 and PS Vita. Snapshot is a 2d Puzzle Platformer with an interesting photo mechanic. coming this fall, Shapshot has you playing a robot called Pic who is finding out why he was built. as he wonders around you have to take photo's of objects in the world to use them later to solve puzzles. this could be from taking a picture of a crate to use it later to get across something, or a snowball in motion to turn it around and fire it back.


Source: USA Playstation Blog

Paradox And ArrowHead Reveal The Other Side Of The Coin DLC For Magicika, Play As the Villians From 14th June

Paradox Interactive And ArrowHead Game Studios have announced new DLC is coming to Magicka. from 14th June, The Other Side Of The Coin DLC will let players play as Alucart the Vampire and his Necromancer henchmen. this DLC is set to cost $4.99 and will also bring a new story challenge, 4 Necromancer challenge maps, and new achievements.

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Atlus Have Released The Opening Movie To Persona 4 Golden On The PS Vita

Atlus have released the opening movie to Persona 4 Golden, their upcoming PS Vita game. Atlus have revealed this is a new opening to the game. Persona 4 Golden is set to come out this fall.