Daily Archives: October 5, 2011

GrimGrimoire now available as a PlayStation 2 Classic on PSN

GrimGrimoire (PS2, PS3) PS2 Classics Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Amongst the launch line-up of PlayStation 2 Classics in the newly inaugurated section on the PS Store is a colorful, whimsical strategy title, NIS’ GrimGrimoire. The 2007 release, co-developed with Vanillaware, is a 2D vertical strategy title where players guide the young magician Lillet in her quest to find out what happened to her vanished classmates.

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PlayStation 3 News

Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond donor contest announced

Astronaut: Moon Mars and Beyond (PC) Project Moonwalk Giveaway Announcement - Screenshot 1

We mentioned NASA’s Kickstarter-funded MMO Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond a few weeks back, and since then, the project has surpassed its goal of $25,000. The drive still has a few days to go, and to celebrate its successful run (over $40,000 pledged so far), a new contest has been announced. Fifty winners will be randomly selected out of all donors to receive a free copy of the upcoming title Project Moonwalk.

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Contests, PC News

Resident Evil Revelations dated, pre-order bonus revealed

Resident Evil Revelations (3DS) 3DS Announcement - Header

The Resident Evil universe will be expanding next year with Resident Evil Revelations for the 3DS. Featuring a new storyline, characters, and locations, the February 7 release will explore the period between Resident Evil 4 and 5. The story follows Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield as they search for intel on the Veltro terrorists with newcomers Parker Luciani and Jessica Sherawat of the BSAA.

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3DS

Orcs Must Die! launches on Live Arcade, plus new demo and trailer

Orcs Must Die (360, PC) 360 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Robot Entertainment’s action-strategy title Orcs Must Die! is now available for the 360 on Live Arcade (1200 MS Points). Orcs Must Die! tasks players with donning the robe of a War Mage and defending 24 besieged fortresses with 17 trap types and a half-dozen weapons and spells from orcs and other monsters.

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Xbox 360 News

Towers of Midnight now in paperback

Towers of Midnight (Book) Paperback Announcement - Header

Tor sent word that Jordan and Brandon Sanderson’s Towers of Midnight is now available in paperback. The thirteenth entry in The Wheel of Time can be snagged for $9.99.

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Print News

Yakuza: Dead Souls gets release date, plus new name and screens

Yakuza: Dead Souls (PS3) NA Announcement - Header

Sega is taking their Yakuza series from the back alleyways to the graveyard with Yakuza: Dead Souls. Originally titled Yakuza Of The End, Dead Souls will be available next March for the PS3. Not only will all of the Japanese DLC be included with the North American version, but also a new mini-game called Pachislot. As four of the series’ most prominent characters battle it out with the living and dead, I’m pretty sure this is the only game (ever) that pits you against both the Japanese mafia and shuffling, undead hordes.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News