Daily Archives: May 23, 2012

Mass Effect 3 to host new bounty event, Operation Shieldwall

Mass Effect 3 (360, PC, PS3) Operation Shieldwall Weekend Event Announcement - Header

BioWare has announced another Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer Weekend event, Operation Shieldwall. Kicking off this Friday at 6 p.m. (PST) and ending on Monday 5 a.m. (PST), 360, PC, and PS3 players will get a chance to score a Victory Pack and a Commendation Pack.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Diablo III sells over 3.5 million in 24 hours

Diablo III (Mac, PC) Sells Tons Announcement - Headers

It seems as though Blizzard’s little-known title Diablo III is doing well for the indie studio, selling over 3.5 million copies within the first 24 hours. According to the upstart, their internal records mark this as the “all-time record for fastest-selling PC game.” Blizzard also notes that the 3.5 figure does not represent the 1.2 million-plus players who received the game as part of the Annual Pass promotion for World of Warcraft.

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PC News

Capcom announces Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set

Street Fighter (360, PS3) 25th Anniversary Announcement - Header

Capcom announced that they will be celebrating Street Fighter’s 25 years throughout 2012 with a host of tournaments and a new Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set. The $149.99 limited release, which will include everything from an 11-disc soundtrack to a two-disc documentary, will be available on September 18 for the 360 and PS3—but it is only part of their ‘The Year of the Dragon’ campaign for 2012. There will be global tournaments in addition to the Collector’s Set, with the studio putting up over half a million in support, a figure Capcom estimates as “the highest the fighting game community has ever witnessed.” Both are detailed below.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Sorcery works its spell on retail, on store shelves for PS3

Sorcery (PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The PS Move-only Sorcery is now available for the PS3. Developed by The Workshop and Sony Santa Monica, Sorcery is a single-player adventure based around casting spells, brewing elixirs, and solving puzzles using the Move controller, PS Eye, and the navigation, dualshock, or sixaxis controller. As a young sorcerer’s apprentice, players must venture out into the wilds of the Kingdom of The Dead, Endless Stair, and more as they set out to stop the Nightmare queen from covering the land in darkness.

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PlayStation 3 News

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier available for 360, PS3

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (360, PC, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

The ghosts are back today with the release of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier for the 360 and PS3. Developed by a triumvirate of Ubisoft studios—Paris, Red Storm, and Romania—Future Soldier once against puts players in the boots of a globetrotting special ops soldier whose squad finds itself in the world’s most dangerous hotspots. The troops have access to an arsenal of high-tech gadgetry and weaponry, as well as downloadable player-customized weapons for those moments when the standard assault rifle just won’t do.

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Android, Apple Handheld, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

(Xbox 360 Review) Sniper Elite V2

(Xbox 360 Review) Sniper Elite V2

“Solo gamers will find less to like, but multiplayer fanatics will definitely want to check out Sniper Elite V2.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews