Daily Archives: April 11, 2012

Hitman: Absolution Professional Edition, pre-order info announced

Hitman: Absolution (360, PC, PS3) PE and Preorder Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix has announced a Professional Edition as well as several pre-order programs for Hitman: Absolution. The premium edition runs $79.99 and includes a clamshell box, hardcover art book, making-of development footage, and several in-game items: the Agency HX UMP submachine gun, Agency Jagd P22G pistol, and Agency SPS 12 semi-auto shotgun. Both the standard and premium versions are available for pre-order, and Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, and Walmart are all running programs. Currently, the offers consist of the Bartoli Custom Pistol at Amazon, Bronson 1928M SMG at Best Buy, Sniper Rifle: Agency Kazo TRG at GameStop, and Krugermeier 2-2 Pistol at Walmart. Additional pre-order extras will be announced in the near future.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition heading to PC, hungry for tears

Dark Souls (360, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 3

Dark Souls, the game that wants only for your pitiful cries for mercy, is heading to the PC. Namco Bandai announced that they will be publishing Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition, an expanded version of FromSoftware’s crushing action-RPG. Set to launch on August 24, the Prepare to Die Edition will include an improved player-versus-player mode as well as a new chapter, Artorias of the Abyss, which will host new areas, enemies, and bosses.

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PC News

New shots released of Metal Gear Solid HD Collection for PS Vita

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection (PS Vita) - Screenshot 3-3

Konami has released some new screenshots from the upcoming PS Vita version of Metal Gear Solid HD Collection. The set includes updated versions of both MGS2: Sons of Liberty and MGS3: Snake Eater. Both games will featured updated graphics, optimized controls, and support for touchscreen controls, trophies, and data sharing with the PS3 versions.

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PlayStation Vita News

Rising Star Games signs distribution agreement with Aksys Games

Akai Katana (360) Trailer 2 Announcement - Screenshot 2

Rising Star Games, the European publisher who just opened a brand-new office in our part of the world, has announced that they have reached a distribution deal with Aksys Games. Aksys, known for publishing the hit BlazBlue fighter series and surreal Bit.Trip series, will offer sales and logistics support as Rising Star rolls out their 2012 line-up. Their first collaborative effort will be Cave’s upcoming 360 shooter Akai Katana.

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News, Xbox 360 News

(Xbox 360 Review) Sine Mora

(Xbox 360 Review) Sine Mora

“A rigidly strict shooter set amidst a fluctuating cloud of random power-ups and chameleon-like bullets, Sine Mora is at once infuriating and addictive.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews