Daily Archives: June 21, 2011

L.A. Noire ‘Nicholson Electroplating’ DLC case released

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A new case has hit L.A. Noire today with the release of the DLC mystery Nicholson Electroplating. Phelps and Biggs are sent to investigate an early morning explosion, which will take them to new locations where they will get to interrogate new suspects. Rockstar Pass holders receive the case at no charge (included in the initial price), while non-passers can snag it for $3.99 on the PS Network and for 320 MS Points on Live.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Shadows of the Damned on store shelves, weirding other games out

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Grasshopper Manufacture’s Shadows of the Damned is now available for the 360 and PS3. The EA-published grindhouse-inspired horror-action title was created by Suda51 (No More Heroes) and Shinji Mikami (Resident Evil), and features music from composer Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill). As professional demon hunter Garcia Hotspur, players must master the balance between light and dark in order to save Garcia’s love, Paula, from the Lord of Demons. Garcia isn’t alone as a former demon with the power to transform into upgradeable weapons, Johnson, will help him navigate the underworld’s puzzles and destroy its denizens. Yep, sounds about like a Grasshopper Manufacture game.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Tropico 4 screens released, three cheers for El Presidente

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Some more screenshots today, with this latest set coming from Kalypso Media for Haemimont Games’ upcoming 360, PC dictator sim Tropico 4. Anxious island tyrants can look forward to stomping some plebs when it hits store shelves this August.

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PC News, Xbox 360 News

New shots from Serious Sam: The Random Encounter

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The Serious Sam Indie Series is coming, and to get gamers pumped, some new shots from Serious Sam: The Random Encounter have been released to get your 8-bit hearts a-flutterin’. The titles, all from smaller developers, also serve to prepare everyone for the million-round onslaught that is Serious Sam 3: BFE. Today’s shots come from a turn-based role-playing game from Vlambeer (Super Crate Box, Radical Fishing), where gamers will face “rapid-fire battles against towering numbers of enemies on their way to glory against the legions of Mental’s horde.”

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PC News

Dungeon Siege III launches, Ehb needs you

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The Tenth Legion needs you! Square Enix and Obsidian’s Dungeon Siege III is now available for the 360, PC, and PS3. The latest in the long-running action role-playing series returns with a call for gamers to join the ranks and bring glory to the tarnished Tenth. The Kingdom of Ehb requires the legion’s steady hand to stabilize the war-torn land and crush the roaming beasts and bandits. Gamers can go adventuring solo or with friends and experience a dynamic storyline with shifting alliances and customizable heroes.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Good Old Games launches Summer Promo, 50% off Interplay library

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Good Old Games realized that, for much of the world, summer is terrible. Heat, bugs, heat, there’s just little good about it. To keep PC gamers company in these months of heat waves and anemic release schedules, the digital distributor has launched their Summer “Staycation” Promo. From now until July 4, all titles from Interplay are on sale for 50% off. Yep, all 32 titles, which includes Battle Chess Special Edition, Castles 1 and 2 bundle, Descent 1 and 2 bundle, Descent 3 with expansion bundle, Earthworm Jim 1 and 2 bundle, three Fallout title (1, 2, and Tactics), Freespace 2, both MDKs, and on and on, each for $2.99.

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