Monthly Archives: June 2012

Of Orcs and Men sees June off with five new screenshots

Of Orcs and Men (360, PC, PS3) June Screenshots - Screenshot 1

Some new shots have been released for Cyanide and Spiders’ upcoming role-playing game Of Orcs and Men. The five screens are the latest batch to come along the pipe, showing more of the adventure that the chosen orcs and goblins set on as they fight their way to topple the Empire of Men.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch – Wizard’s Edition announced

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Namco Bandai is prepping a limited Wizard’s Edition to launch alongside the standard release of their upcoming adventure Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. The $99.99 Wizard’s Edition will include a 300-plus page hardback Wizard’s Companion, a copy of Oliver’s digital spellbook; a plush doll of Oliver’s guide, Drippy; and two DLC familiars, golden mite and golden drongo.

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PlayStation 3 News

Blizzard announces GamesCom 2012 playables, debuts, and events

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Attendees of this year’s GamesCom in Cologne, Germany will be able to get a peek at several upcoming Blizzard releases. The House of –Craft has announced that they will be showcasing Mists of Pandaria, the fourth expansion for World of Warcraft, the upcoming StarCraft II add-on Heart of the Swarm, and the recently released Diablo III. Other slated events include pro gamers duking it out and signing sessions with employees.

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Convention, PC News

007 Legends to feature On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

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The second of six film-themed missions from Eurocom’s upcoming 007 Legends was revealed earlier today to be based on On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. The other movie to be featured is the upcoming Skyfall, with the announced two being linked together with the remaining four to form an overarching storyline spanning decades of Bond adventures.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Guild Wars 2 set to launch this August

NCsoft has revealed that ArenaNet’s upcoming MMO Guild Wars 2 will go live on August 28. Before the official launch, ArenaNet will be holding one more Beta Weekend Event for the weekend of July 20-22.

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PC News

(PlayStation Portable Review) Gungnir

(PlayStation Portable Review) Gungnir

“There’s plenty to like, but it’s not always easy to like it.”

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PlayStation Portable Reviews

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission announced for 360, PC

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Arma developer Bohemia Interactive has teamed up with publisher Rising Star Games for their latest 360, PC action-strategy title, Carrier Command: Gaea Mission. Due to hit store shelves this fall, the latest Carrier Command is an update of the 1988 original. Gaea Mission will mix strategy with first- and third-person action as players pilot and upgrade several different vehicles in their struggle to conquer a network of 30 islands.

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PC News, Xbox 360 News

Max Payne 3 to get Local Justice Pack DLC next month

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Max Payne 3 will be getting its first downloadable content pack next month. The Local Justice Pack, detailed below, will feature three new multiplayer maps, a new weapon, a new faction, a new item, and new achievements, trophies, and accomplishments.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut DLC launches for consoles, PC

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The epilogue DLC announced to address fans’ concerns over the ending of Mass Effect 3, Extended Cut, has launched for 360, PC, and PS3. The free download adds new cinematic sequences and scenes as to offer fans “deeper insights into how their personal journey concludes.”

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Cradle of Rome 2 now available for 3DS, DS

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Rising Star Games has released their second title in North America, the 3DS and DS match-three puzzler Cradle of Rome 2. The Cerasus Media-developed sequel includes 100 new levels, construction mini-games, seven ages, and for the 3DS, hi-res artwork and fully interactive 3D board.

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3DS, DS News