Daily Archives: March 28, 2012

Blades of Time demo now available on Live, PSN

Blades of Time (360, PS3) Demo Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new demo has launched on Live and PSN for Konami and Gaijin Entertainment’s recently released hack-and-slash action title Blades of Time. The demo allows players to try out the game’s time-manipulating and cloning mechanics and a few of Ayumi’s melee and magic abilities as they guide the treasure hunter through puzzles and square off against enemies.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Rising Star releases new trailer for Cave shooter Akai Katana

Rising Star Games has released the first trailer for their inaugural North American release, Akai Katana. The upcoming Cave-developed shooter is set in a parallel world during a turning point in the Taisho period. After the discovery of a blood katana, the empire turned to human sacrifice in order to unlock its full power. The sacrifices have resulted in a rebellion, with the empire’s enemies taking to the skies in fighter planes and wielding their own powerful swords against the imperial forces.

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Xbox 360 News

Gears of War 3 gets Forces of Nature DLC map pack

Gears of War 3 (360) Forces of Nature DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

It’s time to grab some galoshes and a raincoat because Gears of War 3’s Forces of Nature DLC has hit Live Marketplace. The new pack includes five multiplayer maps: Aftermath, Artillery, Cover, Jacinto, and Raven Down. As the name indicates, each level has a weather theme, with Aftermath featuring a flooding city, tornado-force winds in Artillery, heavy fog in Cover, torrential rains and Imulsion contamination in Jacinto, and snow storms in Raven’s Down.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News