- Styx’s personality, design explored in new Shards of Darkness trailer
- The fight continues, Halo Wars 2 out for PC, Xbox One
- Arsenal of Elegant Destruction highlights Nier: Automata’s combat
- Corpse Party, Grandia II, Trails in the Sky, more on sale at GOG.com
- NIS announces Ys VIII, Culdcept Revolt, release dates, more
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Daily Archives: November 29, 2011
At six years old, the Xbox 360 has outlasted its predecessor’s retail run and far surpassed it in sales. Microsoft sent along some figures for the week of Black Friday, and it seems as though the system is still finding a welcomed home in many gamers’ libraries. According to Microsoft, the system had “the biggest sales week in the history of Xbox” with over 960,000 consoles sold. Of those, 800,000 were sold within 24 hours. And the Kinect, as both standalone and part of a bundle, sold more than 750,000 units.
Assassin’s Creed Revelations, recently released for the 360 and PS3, is now available for the PC. In the final installment of Ezio Auditore’s struggle, the master assassin’s war with the Templars comes to a head in Constantinople as the order attempts to undermine the Ottoman Empire’s authority. After rallying the Assassins, players can jump into an expanded multiplayer mode that includes new modes, maps, and characters.
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm’s third content update, Hour of Twilight (patch 4.3), is up for download. Some of the content introduced with patch 4.3 includes Dragon Soul, an epic 10- and 25-person raid; the ability to customize weapons and armor via Transmogrification; the Fangs of the Father quest line for rogues; three new five-person dungeons (End Time, Well of Eternity, and Hour of Twilight); and a redesigned Darkmoon Faire, which offers new rewards and games. Players of all levels will also be able to take advantage of Void Storage for 80 additional inventory slots.