Monthly Archives: April 2011

Fantastic Four DLC table announced for Marvel Pinball, Pinball FX2

Fantastic Four Pinball Announcement screenshot

The Fantastic Four will be making their pinball debut with their own table for Zen Studios’ Marvel Pinball on the PS Network and Pinball FX2 on Live Arcade. Set for release on May 17 on PS Network and 18 for Live Arcade, Fantastic Four will feature new Achievements/Trophies, operators menu and rule sheet, as well as “loads of interactive 3D models, online multiplayer competition and multiple layers of Super Hero gameplay.”

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Bit.Trip Saga announced, entire series takes on 3DS

Bit Trip Flux Screenshot

CommanderVideo, not content with there being a Nintendo console that knows not his pixels, will be getting his time on the 3DS shortly with a Bit.Trip complication. The collection, Bit.Trip Saga, will include all six titles in the series: Beat, Core, Void, Runner, Fate, and Flux. Not only that, but each are going to be transformed into 3D for even more surreal adventures.

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3DS

Pinball FX2 – Mars table tournament announced

Pinball FX2 Mars Table Tournament

Zen Studios is injecting some excitement into the Pinball FX2 community with a new tournament for the recently released Mars table. Winners will receive a SuperScoreRocketBoost and Martian-themed prizes. The tournament begins tomorrow, April 29, and ends on May 13. Prizes will be awarded to the top three scores and to random entrees, and will include Mars candy bars, DVDs, and game codes.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Dungeon Siege III – digital prequel comic series launches

Dungeon Siege 3 Comic Launch Announcement

Dark Horse has released the first of three Dungeon Siege comics. The digital series serves as a prequel to the upcoming 360, PC, and PS3 role-playing game from Square Enix and Obsidian. Gamers looking to dig into the lore can delve deeper into the backstories of three of the four playable characters, with the fourth being the focus of a pack-in comic. The weekly series features writing by Jeremy Barlow (Star Wars: Rebellion) and art from Iban Coello (Iron Man: Iron Protocols) and Sergio Abad (Transformers: Prime).

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

High Flyer Death Defyer gets gussied up, shares the goods

High Flyer Death Defyer screenshot 1

Game Mechanic Studios has released some new shots of their upcoming iOS and Android title, High Flyer Death Defyer. Scheduled for release this summer, High Flyer is described as an ‘avoider-style’ action title in which players must avoid contact with the world as they free fall through floating cities. As rebel John Doe, players will also have to be on the look out for the forces of the Office of Aerospace Security as they explore the independent outer sky cities.

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Android, Apple Handheld

Cave Story 3D screens released, release date announced

Cave Story 3D Launch Announcement header

The eagerly anticipated—well, around these parts anyway—Cave Story 3D has been officially dated. The freeware PC hit that went on to hook Wii gamers with its perfectly paced side-scrolling action is slated to launch for the 3DS on August 9. In addition to the revamped visuals, Cave Story 3D will also sport a remixed soundtrack.

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3DS

Final Fantasy XI Ultimate Collection Abyssea Edition announced, hitting download circuit in May

Final Fantasy XI Collection Launch Announcement screenshot

Gamers looking to snag all of Final Fantasy XI’s content in one go should keep an eye peeled for the upcoming Final Fantasy XI Ultimate Collection Abyssea Edition. Scheduled for a download-only release on May 16 for $19.99, the Abyssea Edition will include all four expansion packs (Rise of the Zilart, Chains of Promathia, Treasures of Aht Urhgan, and Wings of the Goddess), all three add-ons (A Crystalline Prophecy – Ode of Life Bestowing, A Moogle Kupo d’Etat – Evil in Small Doses, and A Shantotto Ascension – The Legend Torn, Her Empire Born), and all of the add-on battle areas introduced in 2010 (Vision of Abyssea, Scars of Abyssea, and Heroes of Abyssea).

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PC News

Outland now available on Live Arcade

360 Outland Release Announcement screenshot

Ubisoft and Housemarque’s latest action-adventure platformer Outland is now available for the 360 on Live Arcade. Said to be inspired by the likes of Ikaruga and Flashback—two of the finest titles to be inspired by—players must “master the polarities of light and darkness to pass dynamic challenges and defeat enemies” in order to prevent the chaos and balance gods from escaping. The adventure can be played solo or with a friend, as well as the arcade mode and challenge rooms.

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Xbox 360 News

Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury – Launch Trailer

A thousand missiles coming soon to a screen near you!

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Xbox 360 News

Sony addresses recent PlayStation Network shenanigans

PlayStation Network_logo

A PlayStation Network user? Heard from Sony lately about the downtime, network intrusion, and comprised account info? No? Well, here you go!

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News