Daily Archives: September 12, 2011

Petroglyph launches Rise of Immortals for PC

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Petroglyph’s new free-to-play Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game, Rise of Immortals, is available for download. The micro-transaction-based release is free to play and features boss encounters, 10-player versus, three-player co-op against bots, and player-versus-environment instances with boss encounters. There are 12 Immortals ready to try, with more scheduled to be released “on a regular basis.” Each Immortal has persistent state enhancements through artifacts and their own skill tree. There is also stat tracking for each Immortal, player hubs for instances and chatting about, and soon, collectible pets for combat and vanity.


PC News

Call of Duty: Black Ops – Rezurrection DLC dated for PC, PS3

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PC and PS3 gamers will get a chance to rid the moon of undead hordes next week when Rezurrection, the fourth DLC pack for Black Ops, launches on PSN, Steam, and other digital outlets. Rezurrection includes the new Moon level, four remastered fan-favorite maps (Nacht der Üntoten, Verrückt, Shi No Numa, and Der Riese), an enhanced Zombies soundtrack, and a Moon theme.


DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News

Syndicate to return as first-person shooter, screens released

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Bullfrog’s classic PC strategy series Syndicate is being reimagined as a first-person shooter by The Chronicles of Riddick and The Darkness developer Starbreeze Studios. Set to be published by EA in early 2012 for the 360, PC, and PS3, Syndicate is aiming to present a “unique and brutal sci-fi first-person shooter experience set in a not too distant future, where business is war.” Players will assume the role of Eurocorp prototype agent Miles Kilo in an “epic action adventure full of corruption and revenge.”


PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Ace Combat Assault Horizon demo launches on Live, PSN

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A new single-player demo has launched for Project Aces’ latest Ace Combat, Assault Horizon, on Live Marketplace and PS Network. The demo includes two missions, one in Miami and another in East Africa, with the chance to pilot a jet fighter and, for the first time in the series, a helicopter. The Miami mission introduces Assault Horizon’s hero, Bishop, while players will get to meet the new protagonist, Markov, in East Africa as they support Delta Force operatives.


PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Shogun 2 – Rise of the Samurai DLC campaign shots released

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Some new shots from Creative Assembly’s upcoming Shogun 2 DLC expansion, Rise of the Samurai, have been made available. The campaign screens show off some of the units from the six new clans.


DLC, PC News

Super Monkey Ball tilting and rolling onto PS Vita in 2012

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Super Monkey Ball will be making its way back to gaming next year. Sega has announced that a new entry into the series, currently going under the work-in-progress title Super Monkey Ball, will ship for the PlayStation Vita sometime in early 2012. AiAi, MeeMee, and GonGon are slated to return, and their bubble-rolling ways will be wrangled via motion controls as well as the Vita’s front- and back-touch panels and dual analog sticks.


PlayStation Vita News