- 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: May 11, 2011
A new twin-stick shooter has launched on Live Arcade today from Greed Corp. developer Vanguard Games. Released through EA Partners, Gatling Gears is a top-down shooter with over 30 unique areas, support for online and offline co-op, and a 10-round Survival mode. As Max Brawley, players will control a Gatling Gear mech with orders to protect the Earth’s remaining resources from the Empire’s forces.
The last bit of Namco Bandai news for the day—whew!—will come as good news for Ace Combat fans wondering when they’ll be able to bask in some combat flight sim love. Well, wonder no more, as Assault Horizon has received an official release date: October 11.
Fury Software will be giving a free bonus campaign for owners of Strategic Command: WWI The Great War. The new campaign, 1939 Storm over Europe, is currently in development and will be release in the “near future.” Would-be commanders can look forward to a Europe updated to represent 1939 with Germany already at war with France, Poland, and the UK; the USSR eying Poland; Italy building its arms in anticipation of joining the Axis; and the US maintaining its isolationist policies. Hubert Cater of Fury Software also stated that the campaign will be fully customizable with the game’s editor, allowing players to redesign the scenarios or create new ones.
More news out of Namco Bandai today with the announcement that the company will be bringing over Tales of Graces f for the PS3 and Tales of the Abyss for the 3DS. Tales of Graces f marks the first time the series will be available on the PS3 in North America, but it won’t be making it onto store shelves until next year. Tales of the Abyss is arriving a bit sooner, with the release scheduled for “later this year.”
Annnnd done! Just two weeks after TimeGate announced that they would unlock Assault mode for Section 8: Prejudice once players had accumulated 10 million kills, the company has sent word that the count has been reached. For all of their hard work (and glorious victories), 360 and PC gamers now have access to a new assault-and-defend mode where teams square off over ownership of Control Points.
Namco Bandai has announced that Soulcalibur will be returning to the 360 and PS3 next year with Soulcalibur V. Project Soul returns to the helm, transporting players 17 years into the future as new heroes meet returning warriors for “an epic showdown between good and evil” as the tale of Patroklos unfolds.
Rockstar has released a new trailer to get gamers ready for the impending launch of their upcoming action-adventure sleuther L.A. Noire. Looking gumshoey!
Namco Bandai has announced that Dark Souls, the spiritual successor to the PS3 exclusive Demon’s Souls, is set to hit both the 360 and PS3 this October. Dark Souls will come in two flavors, a standard edition and a Collector’s Edition. The CE can be pre-ordered for $59.99 and will come with an art book, a mini strategy guide, and behind-the-scenes development footage along with the soundtrack for download within special packaging.
Due to launch on Live and Steam next Tuesday, and “on the earliest date possible” on the PS Network, Honest Hearts is unleashing the razzle and dazzle with some new screenshots. Guns, mutants, and crazed tribesmen. Perfect.