Daily Archives: April 11, 2011

Call of Duty: Black Ops – Escalation DLC detailed, hitting 360 next month

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Call of Duty: Black Ops’ second DLC pack, Escalation, is ready and set to launch. Xbox 360 gamers will get the first crack at Escalation when it hits Live Marketplace on May 3. While a PC and PS3 release date hasn’t been announced, 360 gamers will get access to four new multiplayer maps and a mysterious expansion to Zombie mode in just a few short weeks.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Catherine trailer contest announced

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Fancy a chance to be in a trailer for a surreal action-adventure puzzler with slightly erotic overtones from the makers of Persona? Lucky you! Atlus has announced a contest where the winner will be featured in a trailer for the upcoming 360 and PS3 release Catherine.

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Contests, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury release date announced, slowdown imminent

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Batten down the hatches, soldiers. Bangai-O is coming. The only puzzler that manages to fit in mechs and so many explosions that slowdown is taken as a badge of honor is coming to the 360 next month when Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury launches on Live Arcade. Treasure fans looking to get in on the 100-plus levels can download the full version for 800 MS Points ($10).

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Xbox 360 News

Total War: Shogun 2 soundtrack now available on iTunes

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Total War: Shogun 2’s soundtrack is now available on iTunes, in addition to Napoleon: Total War’s.

Composed by Creative Assembly’s BAFTA Award-winning Composer and Audio Director Jeff Van Dyke, Shogun 2’s 28-song soundtrack is available for $9.99 or per track for $.99.

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PC News

Brink new ship date announced, coming sooner

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In what is the rarest of announcements, Bethesda has announced that Splash Damage’s upcoming first-person shooter, Brink, is actually ahead of schedule and will be hitting store shelves a week early.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Pinball FX2 – Mars DLC table announced

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Pinball FX2’s latest table is about to hit Live Arcade. Zen Studio’s excellent pinballer will be expanding its lineup by one on April 20 when Mars launches for 240 MS Points.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News