Daily Archives: June 12, 2012

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion rises up, launches online

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Ironclad Games’ 2008 hybrid RT4X—real-time, 4X strategy game—Sins of a Solar Empire received a new standalone expansion today, Rebellion. After years of war, the Trader Emergency Coalition, Vasari Empire, and Advent Unity have succumbed to the stress of their galaxy-spanning campaigns and fractured into loyalist and rebel factions. Players will be able to take control of one of these six subfactions as they research new technologies, forge new alliances, and construct new ships, including the monstrous Titan class.

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DLC, PC News

Gungnir now available in stores and on PSN for PSP, PS Vita

Gungnir (PSP, PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Even though the PS Vita is out, the ol’ PSP is still getting some much-needed attention. Fans of strategy-RPGs have another reason to break out the workhorse with the launch of Atlus’ Gungnir. The latest in Sting’s Dept. Heaven series, Gungnir follows the 2009/2010 shooter-RPG hybrid Knights in the Nightmare. And fear not Vita owners, you should be able to scratch that strategy itch as well because the PSN version “is also expected to be compatible with PlayStation Vita.”

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PlayStation Portable News, PlayStation Vita News

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection available for PS Vita (!)

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection (PSVita) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 3-2

The Vita is getting its first taste of Metal Gear today with the release of Metal Gear Solid HD Collection. Available in retail and by download, the $39.99 set includes Metal Gear Solid 3: Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. Both games have received a graphical upgrade, as well as tweaks for Vita-only features, including touchscreen support. Owners of the PlayStation 3 version of the HD Collection can take advantage of Transfarring to swap their save data between the home and portable versions.

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PlayStation Vita News

Lollipop Chainsaw out, already making a mess on store shelves

Lollipop Chainsaw (360, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

It is time to once again dispatch the shambling hordes. Your latest tour of zombie-gutting duty comes from Warner Bros. and Grasshopper Manufacture, Lollipop Chainsaw. As 18-year-old chainsaw-toting Juliet Starling, players will face the undead apocalypse as Starling squares off against—let me double check this…yep—zombie rock lords. Sounds about right for Grasshopper Manufacture.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News