Thursday, October 4, 2012

Ubisoft Have Released A New Assassin's Creed 3 Story Trailer For Connor

Ubisoft have released a new trailer for Assassin's Creed 3. this story trailer focuses on the main character, Connor who you'll be playing as. it shows events from his past and events that will happen in the game.

Konami Announce Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Comes To The UK PSN On 10th October For £9.99

Konami have announced Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is coming to the UK PSN on 10th October. the game is already out on the USA PSN and now the UK is getting it for £9.99.

Source: Konami UK

EA And BioWare Announce The Mass Effect 3: Retaliation Pack Comes Out From 9th October

EA and BioWare have announced the Mass Effect 3: Retaliation pack is set to come out from 9th October on Xbox LIVE and Origin. the PS3 version gets the pack in the USA on 9th October and the EU version gets the pack on the 10th October. this pack needs the latest Mass Effect 3 game patch before it can be installed.

The Mass Effect 3: Retaliation Pack comes with:

· New “Hazard” Versions of Existing Maps – Wage war across six maps as a regular rotation of Firebases will be introduced to different hazards and traps. Survive the onslaught of Acid, Lightening,Meltdowns, Sandstorms, Swarms and Whiteouts!

· New Deadly Enemy Faction – Prepare to face off against the Collector Praetorian, Scion, Abomination, Trooper, and Captain. Reports have also come in that Cerberus has enlisted the Dragoon to their ranks and the Geth are deploying new Drones to the battlefield.

· New Unlockable Weapons – The Collectors have also brought deadly new weapons to the fight: the Collector Assault Rifle, Sub-Machine Gun, and Sniper Rifle.  Unlock these weapons and new equipment upgrades to build to your arsenal.

· New Class Kits to Unlock – A host of new characters have joined the war to fight this new threat, including the Turian Havoc Soldier, Turian Ghost Infiltrator, and more added as the weeks progress. 
  • New Powerful Upgrades – Outfit your weapons with three new ammo modifications and fortify your gear with five unique upgrades to defeat even the toughest foes.
  •  New Multiplayer Challenge Feature – Think you are the best soldier in the Alliance? Make sure to track your progress in the new “Challenges” database. Complete various multiplayer assignments and feats of strength to unlock titles and banners to display in-game, and then compare your progress against your friends.

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Bethesda Announce They Have Opened A New Studio In Austin Texas Called Battlecry Studios, Headed By Rich Vogel

Bethesda have announced they have opened a new studio in Austin Texas. Battlecry Studios is being headed by a videogame veteran Rich Vogel. Rich had been working at BioWare on Star Wars: The Old Republic and has experience working on Star Wars Galaxies and Ultima Online.

Battlecry Studios are currently hiring experienced developers for roles on an unannounced project. Bethesda have another studio in Austin with Arkane Studios who have just released Dishonored.

Source: Bethesda Blog

Atlus Announce They Are Localizing And Publishing Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan In The West

Atlus have announced they are going to localize and publish their Japanese 3DS game Sekaiju no Meikyuu IV: Denshou no Kyojin as Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan. this game is currently set to come out across the west in early 2013 on the 3DS. Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan is the first game of the series to be released on the 3DS and features a new graphics engine and 3D Special Effects.

Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan will feature the exploration of previous games, with a wide range of flora and fauna. Atlus say no two games are the same due to character and party customisation options. the game is still a challenge but will feature a causal mode for newcomers. Yuzo Koshiro is also back providing the soundtrack for the game. 

About Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan
For centuries, the tree Yggdrasil has been a constant presence in the lives of the people of Tharsis. It looms on the horizon, visible from everywhere in the city. But its roots are in a far-off land where no one has ventured until the Outland Count of Tharsis sponsors an Explorers Guild to reach Yggdrasil and discover its secrets. You are the latest explorer arriving in Tharsis to seek your fame and fortune. Board your skyship and set out into the clouds in search of treasure, glory, and the answer to Tharsis' oldest mystery.

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Disney Interactive Announce Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two Comes To The Wii U On 30th November

Disney Interactive have announced Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two is a launch title for the Wii U. the game will come out on 30th November. Disney Interactive have detailed some Wii U Specific features like how the GamePad will be used to show a detailed map of Wasteland that will feature waypoints and markers, which also help with quests and sidequests. another GamePad use is to access sketches and activate them for in-game use.


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TT Games Have Released A Second Behind The Scenes Look At LEGO Lord Of The Rings

TT Games have released a second behind the scenes look at LEGO Lord Of The Rings. this video is more a general video that talks about things including the in-game character models, trying to balance humour and story telling, and some character combinations.

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5pb Confirm There Are Currently No Plans To Bring Either Chaos;Head, Steins;Gate Or Robotics;Notes To The UK Or USA

With the recent released of Robotics;Notes, the third game in 5pb's "Augmented Science Adventure", i inquired with 5pb if the series would be translated into English and released across the UK/EU and USA. unfortunately 5pb say they have currently no plans to release an english language version. however they also said they wouldn't rule the possibility in the future. the PS3 versions of each game are region free.

EA Announce FIFA 13 Sells Over 4.5 Million Worldwide In Just 5 Days

EA have announced FIFA 13 sold over 4.5 Million in just its first 5 days on sale. the game went in at number 1 across 40 countries worldwide. in the UK, FIFA 13 sold 1.23 Million in it's first 48 hours on sale, becoming only the second ever franchise to sell 1 Million + in 24 hours. on 30th September, FIFA 13 online traffic was the most in EA 's history with around 800,000 people playing the game online simultaneously. more than 66 Million online game sessions have already been played.

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