Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Namco Bandai Reveal Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Pre-Order Costumes

Namco Bandai have revealed some new Pre-Order incentives for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3. these costumes will be available at participating retailers, i think ShopTo in the UK, and will be a free download. CyberConnect2's Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 comes to the EU from 8th March.

Pre-Order Costumes

The DLC Costumes Are:
- Naruto will be playable in Samurai armor.
- The fifth Hokage from the hidden village of the Leaf, Tsunade, will be playable in a swimsuit costume.
- The Uchiha survivor will slash his way with a top notch Japanese Kimono.
- Sakura will be playable in a typical Japanese school uniform.
- A special costume will let you play Itachi dressed in his ANBU outfit.

Press Release

Konami Announce Metal Gear Rising Revengeance Will Come With Free DLC Code For Grey Fox Costume

Konami have announced every copy of Metal Gear Rising Revengeance will come with a free DLC code to download the Grey Fox Cyborg Ninja Costume. this will also come with the Fox Blade which is upgradable. Metal Gear Rising Revengeance comes out on PS3 and Xbox 360 in the UK on 22nd February.

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Funcom Announce Musicians Have The Chance To Get Their Music In The Secret World

Funcom have announced they are running a competition where Musicians can win the chance to have their music in The Secret World. the Contest runs from 29th January until the 19th February and the winning tracks will be put into the game as soon as possible.

Additional info from The Secret World Website

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Sony Announce The UK And USA Release Date For Soul Sacrifice, Reveal Boxart And Pre-Order Incentives

Sony, Marvelous AQL and Comcept have announced the USA and UK release date for the PS Vita game Soul Sacrifice. the USA will get the game first on 1st April and the UK gets it the following day on 1st May. the game will be released at retail and via the PSN.

Sony have revealed the Boxart for the game, but not revealed the amount of memory the game requires.

Sony have also revealed pre-order incentives for the game that will be not be released as DLC for the game. the incentives include 2 costumes, one each for the playable characters and the following 3 items:
  • Spirits’ Flamepike – Shards of the spear provided by Fire spirits, unleashing a five hit combo attack with heat effects
  • Spirits’ Blightstone – Explosive stones with poison effects provided by the spirits
  • Spirits’ Fulgurwood – Root provided by the Thunder spirits. Tracks enemies on the ground and attacks with thunder spell
Another Pre-Order incentive that will be available as DLC once the game is released will be the Japanese Audio track for the game.

Source: EU and USA PlayStation Blog

BioWare Release New Trailer For The Rise Of The Hutt Cartel Expansion For Star Wars: The Old Republic

BioWare have released a new trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic. this is for the upcoming Digital Expansion Rise Of The Hutt Cartel. coming this spring, the trailer uses in-game action to provide a first look at the expansion. The expansion will bring an increase to the level cap to 55, adds a new story to the saga and introduces a new planet called Makeb.

BioWare have revealed pre-order incentives for this expansion, you can get the following in-game rewards:
  • The Dr. Oggurobb Hutt Holostatue: Train under the illustrious Hutt scientist Dr. Oggurobb with this portable training device that he created in his own image.
  • "Scourge of the Hutts" Title: Republic and Imperial forces that adorn this title will be revered across the galaxy.
  • The Makrin Seedling Mini-Pet: Get your very own Makrin Seedling to follow you around and creep out your enemies!  Possessing bark-like skin and grass-like nerve-rich tissues that blend in perfectly with Makeb’s environment, the Makrin Seedling has a distinguishing and eerie look!

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EA And Maxis Reveal SimCity Digital Deluxe Edition, Out Exclusively On Origin On 8th March

EA and Maxis have revealed the SimCity Digital Deluxe Edition. This Origin Exclusive, out 8th March, includes 3 themed city sets:

Paris City Set – Includes the Eiffel Tower, Parisian-themed buildings and the Paris police station Ploppable and French Police Cars

German City Set – Includes the Brandenburg Gate, German-themed buildings and the German rail station and unique German Trains

British City Set – Includes the Big Ben Block Tower, London-themed buildings and the London bus station and Double-Decker Buses

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Gearbox And Sega Have Released A New Aliens: Colonial Marines Trailer Titled Kick Ass

Sega and Gearbox have released a new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines. this trailer is titled Kick Ass and uses in-game action to show the Marines trying to survive and defeat the Aliens.