- Retro-style shooter Strafe gets a bloody launch date reveal
- Halo Wars 2 begins Blitz Multiplayer Beta for PC and Xbox One
- Get a look at Yakuza 0’s first-run Business Edition in unboxing video
- Birthdays the Beginning developer video series debuts with Creation
- Rogue Factor adapting Necromunda: Underhive Wars to console, PC
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Daily Archives: February 15, 2011
Duke Nukem Forever is now available for preorder – again. With the alienpocalypse hitting this May, eager fans can put their fiver down on the standard edition or, for the more adventurous, the Balls of Steel edition. GameStop is offering some extra goodies for both versions and all systems in the form of Duke’s Big Package, which includes several exclusive in-game unlocks: EGO boost, Big Head Mode, and T-Shirt pack.
After a decade-plus wait, Versus fans are finally getting their chance to dust off their favorite team and try them against some new blood with the minty fresh Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds, now available for the 360 and PS3.
Painkiller – Redemption, the latest expansion in the expanding Painkiller franchise, has been dated for a February 25 release. The seven- to ten-hour downloadable expansion will pit hero Daniel and nemesis Belial against an army of monstrous forces in an attempt to end the war between heaven and hell.
Tactics Ogre returns for a new generation with the release of Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together for the PSP. Said to deliver “an unparalleled strategy RPG experience featuring a rich and engrossing story, genre-defining combat, and significantly streamlined gameplay,” Let Us Cling Together certainly seems to have been in good hands with many of the original Tactics Ogre team returning to lend their talents: Hiroshi Minagawa (Director), Akihiko Yoshida (Character Design), Yasumi Matsuno (Game Design), and Hitoshi Sakimoto and Masaharu Iwata (Composers).
Sega tossed in two to the Xbox Live Games On Demand lot today with the announcement that Aliens vs. Predator has launched on the service for $29.99, and that Bayonetta will be joining it next week, on February 22.
DJ Hero 2’s library is getting a boost today with a new mix pack from Pendulum. Would-be DJs can try their hand at mixing three tracks off the group’s latest album, Immersion. For 640 MS Points / $7.99, players get “Watercolour,” “Set Me On Fire,” and “Salt In The Wounds.” Each track is also available as a downloadable single on the Wii for 300 Wii Points apiece.
With Total War: Shogun 2’s March 15 release date quickly approaching, Sega has announced that Creative Assembly’s latest will be receiving a pre-release demo via Steam next week, on February 22. The demo will allow players to try out the new campaign map and take part in a few land battles, though no specifics were given.