Daily Archives: May 30, 2012

New Little King’s Story heading to Vita this summer

New Little Kings Story (PS Vita) Announcement - Screenshot 1

In a bit of did-not-see-this-coming news, Konami has announced that they will be published a sequel to the 2009 Wii monarchical sim Little King’s Story. Scheduled to launch this summer for the PS Vita, New Little King’s Story will be a download-only release, offering players the chance to rule as King Corobo in his fight to reclaim his kingdom from the nefarious Devil King known as The Nightmare. Players will lead the king’s Royal Guard in combat, expand his territory, and journey throughout the land’s seven kingdoms.

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PlayStation Vita News

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland ships to retail for PS3

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland (PS3) Shipping Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Atelier series is back for more crafting and adventuring with the release of the trilogy-ending Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland. As the aspiring alchemist Princess Meruru, players set out to seek an apprenticeship under Totori Helmold. Along the way, Meruru will develop and build new facilities in Arls, battle enemies using a time-card turn system, synthesize everything under the sun, and meet past protagonists Atelier Rorona and Atelier Totori.

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PlayStation 3 News

GOG.com adds two, announces more, and attempts to woo indies

GOG (PC) CDP Conference 2012 Announcements - Screenshot 2 Colonization

GOG.com made a slew of announcements today at the CDP summer conference. In addition to new additions to their digital library today, including the original Colonization, and three indie day-one releases, the company also slashed the price of The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition by 40%, making it an oh-so-affordable $29.99 for the next week.

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PC News

Guardians of Middle-earth bringing Tolkienian MOBA action this fall

Warner Bros. is jumping into the multiplayer online battle arena genre this fall with Guardians of Middle-earth for the 360 and PS3. The Monolith-developed title will feature 10 players brawling in five-versus-five battles throughout Middle-earth, calling in the aid of over 20 guardians, including Gandalf, Sauron, and Gollum. In-game voice chat, stat tracking, and leaderboards will supplement the action.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Doom 3 BFG Edition announced for 360, PC, and PS3

Doom 3 BFG Edition (360, PC, PS3) Announcement - Header

Doom 3 is rising from its gaming grave with an updated version for the 360, PC, and PS3, Doom 3 BFG Edition. The collection includes the 2004 original, the Resurrection of Evil expansion, and a new seven-level storyline, The Lost Mission. All three support 3D TVs and monitors, 5.1 surround sound, and sport refined controls, improved rendering and lighting, and a new checkpoint system. Best of all? The flashlight will be mounted to the armor. As an added bonus, Doom and Doom 2 will also be included.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News