Daily Archives: April 17, 2012

Kalypso’s Air Conflicts: Secret Wars now on Games on Demand

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars (360, PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

Kalypso Media has added their casual air-combat title Air Conflicts: Secret Wars to Xbox Live’s Games on Demand. The WWI- and WWII-era arcade-style shooter is available for 1600 MS Points and includes 49 missions set across seven campaigns that span both wars, covering theaters in Europe and North Africa. Mission types include patrol, hit-and-run attacks, bombing raids, and escort runs.

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Xbox 360 News

Halo 4 coming this November

Halo 4 (360) Announcement - Header

Microsoft has revealed November 6, 2012 as the official release date for Halo 4. 343 Industries’ follow-up to Halo: Reach will be a direct sequel to and set four years after Halo 3. Phil Spencer of Microsoft stated that Halo 4 marks the first entry in a new trilogy “that will encompass the next decade of ‘Halo’ games and experiences.”

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Xbox 360 News

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning gets new DLC, Teeth of Naros

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (360, PC, PS3) Teeth of Naros DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning received its second DLC pack today with the release of Teeth of Naros. The latest expansion adds a new location, the floating city of Idylla, and a race of giants known as the Kollossae. An investigation into the giants’ faith will open up over 20 new side quests and five new dungeons, offering players access to three new Twists of Fate, 18 new weapons, and nine new armor sets.

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The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition hits PC, 360

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (360, PC) 360 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

After years of wandering, Geralt has finally made it to the land of the consoles with the release of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition for the 360. The CD Projekt RED-developed action-RPG, released last year for the PC, is an epic adventure filled with heavy world interaction, battles with giant krakens and mercenaries, and branching progression paths. The console version comes with a quest handbook, world map, and soundtrack for $59.99, while PC gamers will be able to download all of the new content, which includes about four hours of additional gameplay and 35 minutes of new cinematics, in the free Enhanced Edition update.

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The House of the Dead 4 shambles, mumbles its way onto PSN

The House of the Dead 4 (PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The download-only PlayStation 3 version of The House of the Dead 4 is now available on PSN. The Move-supported rail shooter is available for $9.99, and includes updated visuals and trophies.

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PlayStation 3 News

Revisiting … Tex Murphy: Mean Streets and Martian Memorandum

Revisiting ... Tex Murphy: Mean Streets and Martian Memorandum Bundle

In an effort to save some of our older articles, now lost to the abyss that is our bombed-out database, we’re scouring the WayBackMachine to bring older pieces into the new layout. We’re in the process of bringing Nick’s entire Tex Murphy recap back online. Enjoy part one, covering the first two games in the series, Mean Streets and Martian Memorandum.

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