Daily Archives: September 28, 2011

Cave Story 3D – new shots released, first look at 2D Sprite Mode

Cave Story 3D (3DS) Late Sept Screenshots - Screenshot 1

NIS has sent along some new screenshots of their upcoming action-platformer Cave Story 3D. These shots show off the 2D mode that can be turned on in the options, which reverts the character back to the original 2D sprite version while the environments remain in 3D.

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3DS

Rochard goes prospectin’ on PSN

Rochard (PS3) Launch Announcement - Header

Sony Online has launched Recoil Games’ Rochard, a “puzzle-platforming, astro-mining action adventure.” Voiced by Jon St. John, Duke Nukem himself, John Rochard is an astro miner who stumbles upon an ancient alien artifact while prospecting in an asteroid. Shortly after the discovery, his team is kidnapped by space pirates and must be rescued using the only tool he has, the gravity-defying G-Lifter.

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PlayStation 3 News

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Trilogy HD sneakes onto PS3, PSN

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Trilogy HD (PS3) PS3 Launch Announcement - Header

Sam Fisher has made his way back to the PS3 today with the launch of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Trilogy HD. The $39.99 set is available in retail and on the PS Network, and includes remastered versions of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow, and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Chaos Theory. Each title features updated visuals and stereoscopic 3D support.

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PlayStation 3 News

L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition release date, specs announced

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Rockstar has announced the system requirements and release date for the PC version of their gumshoe sim, L.A. Noire. The PC version of Team Bondi’s latest, developed by Rockstar Leeds, is dubbed L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition and will launch on November 8. The Complete Edition will include the original game as well as a multi-use code to access all the DLC add-ons and cases, which includes the Nicholson Electroplating arson case, Reefer Madness vice case, The Consul’s Car traffic case, The Naked City vice case, and A Slip of the Tongue traffic case. The PC version will feature increased resolution, keyboard remapping, gamepad support, as well as support for Nvidia’s 3D Vision.

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DLC, PC News

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars takes to the skies for 360, PC

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars (360, PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars, a new arcade-style combat flight sim from Kalypso, is now available for the 360 and PC. Virtual pilots will fly sorties during both World War I and II throughout Europe and North Africa. Seven campaigns comprised of 49 missions will require players to take on a variety of tasks, including patrolling, bombing, and escorting. Secret Wars includes an upgrade system as well as two control schemes, one geared towards casual pilots and another for flight sim vets.

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PC News, Xbox 360 News

Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition to be available on PSN next month

Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition (360, PS3) PSN Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom will not rest until every Resident Evil has been made available for download over Live Games on Demand and PSN. Following the release of enhanced versions of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil Code: Veronica X, Capcom has announced that Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition, which includes the base game and two DLC episodes (Desperate Escape and Lost In Nightmares), will be available on October 4 on PSN for $29.99.

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PlayStation 3 News

Shank to continue shanking in 2012

Shank 2 (360, PC, PS3) Announcement - Header

Klei Entertainment’s action hero Shank will be returning next year in Shank 2. The 360, PC, and PS3 release will continue the download-only route as Shank finds himself up against enemies who are gunning for his family. The sequel will follow in the original’s footsteps with its emphasis on fast action, and it will also add a new survival co-op mode.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News