- Prey trial out for PC, console demo now trial to carry over progress
- The Evil Within 2 trailer introduces (killer) photographer Stefano
- PC gamers to get access to Destiny 2 beta on August 29
- Forza Motorsport 7 garage additions brings 140-plus European rides
- Rock of Ages II: Bigger and Boulder to be released August 28, 29
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Daily Archives: July 19, 2011
The third DLC pack for New Vegas has launched on Live, PSN, and Steam. Old World Blues sends players out into the Big Empty, a barren wasteland that had been thought to be uninhabited. Players will have to put down 800 MS Points/$9.99 for a chance to tackle the mystery.
Sins of a Solar Empire received a significant update today which includes not only bug fixes but also some tweaks to diplomacy. A sample of the changes have been included below, but first, a quick note: the update “will break save games and replays.” Be warned! On the upside, there are also interface changes, graphical touch-ups, and you might actually have a hand against those damn pirates now.
More news out of SNK Playmore, following the recent announcement of The King of Fighters ’95 and Baseball Stars 2 hitting the NeoGeo Station for PSN. Today the company sent word that eight “Arcade Classics” will be launching on the PS Store as PlayStation minis for the PS3 and PSP. The collection includes titles ranging from platformers to shooters, with each going for $2.99.
Eutechnyx’s online racer Auto Club Revolution will be entering Closed Beta next week. On July 25, accepted testers will get to try out the Workshop. The Workshop will allow players to customize their cars through a web-based interface that features detailed 3D models and “easy-to-use tools,” allowing for cars to be personalized by paint style, color, and schemes with various decals, shapes, designs, and more.
Call of Juarez: The Cartel has connived (and most probably shot) its way onto store shelves for the 360 and PS3. Developer Techland has taken the series into a new direction as a stylized modern-day Western. After a Mexican drug cartel bombs US law enforcement officers, a task force composed of LAPD, DEA, and FBI agents is put together to take on the cartel in an all-out war.
Sega will be hitting the 3DS with two titles later this year and early next. Shinobi, featuring Jiro Musashi, the father of original protagonist Joe Musashi, will be hitting store shelves on November 15. A few months later, the 2D/3D puzzler Crush3D will available on February 21.
Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions, the enhanced rerelease of the PlayStation classic turn-based strategy game Final Fantasy Tactics, is now available on the PS Network for the PSP. New features, such as wireless play with both versus and co-op missions, missions, and events augment the already-robust system of recruiting and training as players build an army of fighters from 22 jobs and over 400 abilities.
Activision announces Edge of Time and Destiny voice-over cast, discussion panel, and more for Comic-Con 2011
Activision is kicking off their Comic-Con 2011 festivities with several announcements, including the voice-over cast of their upcoming Spider-Man and X-Men titles and info on a panel featuring the man himself, Stan Lee.
Mortal Kombat’s roster is growing by one today with the addition of Rain. Rain makes the third of four DLC characters to join the ranks of the Netherworld combatants, following Skarlet and Kenshi, bringing with him an arcade ladder story ending and two fatalities. Rain is available for 400 MS Points on Live, or as part of the Season Pass program, and $4.99 on PSN.