Daily Archives: July 2, 2012

Free-to-play Call of Duty Online heading to China

Call of Duty Online (PC) Tencent China Announcement - Screenshot 1

Activision has announced that they have teamed up with Tencent Holdings Limited to launch Call of Duty Online in China. The multi-year agreement grants Tencent the exclusive license to operate Call of Duty Online, a free-to-play shooter with a microtransaction-based monetization system, in mainland China. The game will feature an original story based around Special Ops missions, a variety of modes and maps, perks specifically tailored to the Chinese market, as well as an in-game store to personalize weapons, characters, and gear.

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Death Rally making its way back to PC this August

Death Rally (PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Remedy’s top-down action-racer Death Rally will be making the jump from mobiles to PCs next month. Actually, it’s more of a return because Death Rally was originally released for MS-DOS back in 1996 and later as a freeware Windows port in 2009. The upcoming version has been rebuilt for modern systems, with a new rendering engine offering updated graphics, optimized camera and controls, and a single- and multiplayer-linked career mode. Shadow Man will also make a return from the original version, accompanied by a new track, Savo.

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Nuketown 2025 announced for Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Call of Duty: Black Ops II (360, PC, PS3) Nuke Town 2025 Announcement - Header

Nuketown—Black Ops’ “most popular multiplayer map,” according to Activision—is being reimagined for the upcoming sequel, Black Ops II. The new version, dubbed Nuketown 2025, will be a free download for players who pre-order or purchase one of the launch copies.

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Playdead releases boxed Limbo Special Edition for Mac, PC

Limbo (360, Mac, PC) Special Edition Launch Announcement - Set

The puzzle-platformer Limbo has received the premium boxed treatment with the release of the Special Edition.

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Assassin’s Creed III: Limited and Digital Deluxe editions detailed

Assassin's Creed III (360, PC, PS3) Limited Edition - Header

Ubisoft has announced a Limited Edition premium version of Assassin’s Creed III for 360 and PS3, as well as a Digital Deluxe Edition for PC. The console LE will retail for $119.99, and the PC DDE for $64.99.

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