Friday, October 5, 2012

Giant Sparrow Announce The Unfinished Swan Comes To The PSN From 16th October For €12.99/£9.99/$14.99

Giant Sparrow how revealed the release date for The Unfinished Swan. Playstation Plus subscribers get access to the game a week before regular PSN users. the USA gets the game on 16th October, then the 23rd, for $14.99. EU users get the game on 17th October, and then the 24th for €12.99/£9.99.

Giant Sparrow have also released a new developer diary for the game. the video shows in-game action and members of the dev team talk abit about the story, gameplay and how it's different from other games. they reveal it was Sony who got in contact with them and they talk about how it grew from the initial tech demo into the Giant Sparrow Studio.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Kalypso And Atlus Announce Publishing Deal Which Sees Atlus Releasing 4 Kalypso Games In The USA

Atlus and Kalypso have announced they have entered a new USA distribution deal which will see Atlus releasing the following 4 Kalypso games in the USA:

Port Royale 3 is a trading empire-building game set during the heyday of piracy in a realistically rendered version of the 17th century Caribbean; it will ship on October 9, 2012 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

Tropico 4: Gold Edition combines two multi-award winning empire-building and management simulations where the player dons the jackboots of El Presidente, everyone’s favorite dictator trying to stay in power and maximize his offshore bank account. Tropico 4 Gold Edition will ship on November 13, 2012 on Xbox 360® and Windows PC.

Omerta – City of Gangsters is the latest offering from the team behind Tropico 4, offering players a shot at building and growing a criminal empire during 1920’s Prohibition-era Atlantic City. Omerta will ship in early 2013 for Xbox 360 and Windows PC.

DARK, set for a March 2013 release on Xbox 360 and Windows PC, puts players in the role of a newly turned vampire, as he uses stunning vampire moves to battle enemies and make their way through an elaborately crafted storyline involving modern corporations and elder vampires.

Press Release

Ubisoft And RedLynx Have Released A Launch Trailer For The Trials Evolution: Origin Of Pain DLC

Ubisoft and RedLynx have released a new trailer for Trials Evolution. this trailer is a lunch trailer for the Origin Of Pain DLC that shows many of the new features in action. this DLC brings an additional 100+ Editor Objects, 10 Supercross Tracks and 36 new tracks. The Origin of Pain DLC is out now.

Rovio Tease Star Wars Angry Birds Announcement Coming 8th October

Rovio's Angry Birds Twitter and Tumblr page have released this teaser gif. no specific information was revealed about this Star Wars partnership, only that an announcement is coming 8th October.

Source: Angry Birds Twitter

PQube And Milestone Have Released A New WRC 3 Gameplay Video From The Rally Of Mexico

PQube and Milestone have released a new gameplay video for WRC 3. this video shows action from the Rally Of Mexico, a lap from the Guanajuato track. WRC 3 is set to come out on 12th October on PS3 and Xbox 360.

Press Release

Kalypso Announce Tropico 4 Gold Edition For PC And Xbox 360, Coming 13th November

Kalypso have revealed Tropico 4 Gold Edition for both PC and Xbox 360. this gold edition comes with both Tropico 4 and the Modern Times Add-on. Tropico 4 Gold Edition will be released on 13th November for $39.99 on Xbox 360 and 6th November on PC for $29.99.

Press Release

Ubisoft Have Released A Behind The Scenes Look At Just Dance 4

Ubisoft have released a behind the scenes look at Just Dance 4. this video focuses more on their aims with the series, how they try to improve it with each new game and their inspiration. behind the scenes action is shown as well as in-game action. this 8 minute video offers insight and several interviews.

Blizzard Announce World Of Warcraft: Mists Of Pandaria Expansion Sold 2.7 Million Units In Its First Week On Sale

Blizzard have announced that during its first week, World Of Warcraft: Mists Of Pandaria sold around 2.7 Million Units, this does not include launch figures from Japan. subscriber levels also rose during this period, passing 10 Million. Blizzard have revealed that post launch content for this expansion is already being worked on, but more specific details will be revealed later.

Press Release

EA And Maxis Have Released A New Gameplay Video For SimCity, Focus On Strategies And Simulation

EA and Maxis have released a new gameplay video for SimCity. this debut gameplay video is over 9 minutes long and a walkthrough is provided throughout. the video starts from the very beginning of creating your city, providing some tips along the way. the video focuses more on the basic strategies and simulation.