Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Capcom Reveal Resident Evil Revelations Wii U Exclusive Features, Announce New Raid Mode Character

Capcom have revealed new Resident Evil Revelations features. first up, Capcom have announced Rachel will be a playable character in Raid Mode. Like Hunk, neither were playable on the 3DS mode. there will be 2 new enemies, one of which Capcom are keeping as a surprise for those who progress far in Raid, with the other enemy being revealed as the Wall Blister.

Rachel And Hunk Raid Screenshots

Capcom have revealed some Wii U specific features. there are 3 ways to the play the game, with the Wii U Pro Controller, With the GamePad or off TV on the GamePad screen. Resident Evil Revelations also supports Miiverse. users can post messages from the game over screen and in Raid Mode, users can use the Creatures Voice function to add thoughts to the enemies.

Wii U Screenshots

Press Release

Namco Bandai Have Released A New One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Trailer And Revealed The Collectors Edition

Namco Bandai have released a new trailer for One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2. this trailer starts by revealing more of the games story before moving to show many of the characters fighting. Namco Bandai have also announced this PS3 exclusive will have a Collectors Edition. this edition will include a 14cm figurine of Luffy. they have also teased a further pre-order bonus that will be revealed at a later date.

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Sanzaru Games Have Released A New Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time Trailer Featuring Sly

Sanzaru Games have released a new trailer for Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. this video focuses on Sly himself and shows in-game action of him picking pockets, beating bad guides and using smoke bombs.

Source: EU PlayStation Blog

Devolver Digital Announce Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Is Out Now on Steam For $9.99/€9.99/£6.99

Devolver Digital have announced Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition is out now. this PC and Mac game out now on Steam includes Duke Nukem 3D and 3 themed expansion packs, Duke Caribbean: Life’s a Beach, Duke: Nuclear Winter, and Duke It Out in D.C. the game also has Steam Cloud Support and Steam Achievements. Duke Nukem 3D originally came out in 1996 and this new release costs $9.99/€9.99/£6.99 from Steam.

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Square Enix Announce Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut For Wii U

Square Enix have announced they are bringing Deus Ex: Human Revolution to the Wii U. Coming Soon, Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut features Miiverse Integration, access to developer commentaries, in-game guides, interactive map editing, neural hub enhancements and touch screen hacking. Also included is Tongs’s Rescue mission and the entire Missing Link chapter, which were released as DLC on the other consoles. these have been integrated into the narrative flow of the game.

Other improvements over the previous versions include refined game balance and combat, improved AI, visual improvements, and overhauled boss fights (which was the main draw back in previous versions)


Press Release

Zero Punctuation - Tomb Raider

This week Yahtzee revisits a franchise he grew up with. The Tomb Raider reboot is generally thought of as a good game, but will nostalgia get in the way or will the game hold up under such close scrutiny.

Namco Bandai Have Released A New Behind The Scenes Look At The Gorn In Star Trek

Namco Bandai have released a new behind the scenes look at Star Trek: The Video Game. this video features Brian Miller talking about bringing Gorn to the game. he talks about, and uses in-game action and concept art to show, the different types of Gorn. he reveals there are 15 different types of Gorn in the game as well as female ones. they used real life female lizards and geckos to come up with an appropriate colour for them.

Zen Studios Have Released A New Multiplayer Trailer For CastleStorm On XBLA

Zen Studio have released a new trailer and detailed the Multiplayer modes in CastleStorm, their upcoming XBLA Game. there are 3 modes to choose from, each can be played in local split screen or via online multiplayer. first up is 1 vs 1, one side is the Vikings and the other are Knights and the aim here is to destroy your opponents castle. Survival Co-Op has two teams joining forces to survive waves of enemies, one player controls the castle whilst the other controls the ground forces. the last mode is Last Stand Co-Op which focuses on the ground unit against wave after wave of enemies.

Source: Play XBLA