Monthly Archives: February 2011

L.A. Noire preorder bonuses announced

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For all of you looking forward to L.A. Noire, the upcoming gritty detective adventure set in Hollywood’s Golden Age, Rockstar has announced a slew of preorder programs for bonus in-game items. Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop/EB Games, Target, and Wal-Mart will all be doling out goodies, from detective outfits to additional cases to solve.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Radiant Historia finds its way through Historia and onto store shelves

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For those who’ve been itching for a throwback steampunk role-playing game, Atlus has heard your cries. Now available for the DS, Radiant Historia features a story that spans the ages against the backdrop of an unending war, played out with “a unique position-based battle system.” Also, every launch copy includes a soundtrack with Yoko Shimomura’s in-game score.

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DS News

(Xbox 360 Review) Hard Corps: Uprising

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If you go in with open mind and a healthy supply of patience, you’ll be amply rewarded.

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Fallout: New Vegas – Dead Money DLC now available for PC and PS3

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Dead Money, the first DLC pack for Fallout: New Vegas, has launched for the PC and PS3. Your ticket back to the wastes runs $9.99, and is currently available for download off the PS Network as well as Steam and other online distributors.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News

Hard Corps: Uprising jump dashes onto Live Arcade

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Hard Corps: Uprising, prequel to 1994′s Contra: Hard Corps, is now available for download on Live Arcade for 1200 MS Points. For those wanting the complete package, day-one DLC is also available in the form of two additional characters, Harley Daniels and Sayuri, for 200 MS Points. The beefed-up Daniels and nimble, sword-wielding Sayuri join the original duo, Bahamut and Krystal, in the war against the Commonwealth.

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Xbox 360 News

Dead Space 2 – Severed DLC dated, priced

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The alien guts haven’t even dried yet and Visceral Studios is already planning on sending gamers back into the world of Dead Space 2. Set for release on March 1, the new 560 MS Point/$6.99 pack, dubbed Severed, will expand the storyline with the addition of two stand-alone single-player chapters.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

L.A. Noire box art revealed, desire to be a gumshoe rising

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With L.A. Noire’s May 17 release creeping ever closer, Rockstar has revealed the game’s final box art. Not too bad!

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Din’s Curse: Demon War now available

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Soldak’s spunky action-RPG Din’s Curse is getting its first expansion today with the release of Demon War. Din’s Curse was already bubbling over with single-player and co-op action for PC and Mac with 141 class combinations, an infinite number of dynamically generated towns, a unique focus on consequences, and a dynamic world. The expansion adds even more, including the Demon Hunter class, three new demon species and eight new types, new quests, more world modifiers, and most importantly, a raging demon war!

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PC News

Bulletstorm now available, pulling off crotch kicks and combo shots like nobody’s business

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Right when I thought that I wasn’t going to be able to whip enemies into an explosive barrel before spraying their body full of lead, here comes Bulletstorm to let me know that sometimes life really is fair. Developed by People Can Fly, known for their delightful Painkiller series, in conjunction with Epic Games, Bulletstorm is now available for the 360, PC, and PS3.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood – PC requirements, release date announced

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We are big fans of Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, but up until now, its Renaissance goodness has been limited to the 360 and PS3. Well, come March 22, all of that will change when Brotherhood hits store shelves and download outlets for the PC. Ezio continues his war with the Templars in Brotherhood, taking the fight to their stronghold: Rome. In the process, he becomes a Master Assassin and recruits pupils of his own, who, like the various guilds about the city, will come to his aid when called. The single-player adventure is a wild ride, but the game gets even better online, when everyone dons a costume and hides amongst hordes of AI-controlled characters in an effort to snuff out their target before they fall under another’s blade.

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PC News