Daily Archives: August 15, 2012

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance ship date, new screens released

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (360, PS3) Worldwide Release Announcement - Screenshot 1

Konami has announced that the next entry in the Metal Gear series, the Kojima Productions and PlatinumGames co-developed Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, will be hitting store shelves on February 19. In addition to the release date, Konami also released a new batch of screenshots showing off the new action-oriented approach.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

The Last Story sets out on grand adventure to the lands of retailia

The Last Story (Wii) Ship Announcement - Screenshot 5

XSeed is seeing Wii owners off on one more quest before the release of the Wii U with the launch of their latest RPG, The Last Story. Co-developed by Mistwalker and Nintendo, the action-centric adventure follows a band of mercenaries making their way on the island of Lazulis, and on the aspirations of protagonist Zael in leaving his old rough-and-tumble life behind in the hopes of becoming a knight.

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Wii News

New Tomb Raider screens released for Gamescom

Tomb Raider (360, PC, PS3) Gamescom 2012 Screenshots - Screenshot 1

And the Gamescom goods continue. Square Enix has released a new batch of screenshots from Crystal Dynamic’s upcoming Tomb Raider reboot, the aptly titled Tomb Raider. The new screens show Lara keeping fletchers in business and discovering all sorts of things in the wilds, from religious statues to failed predecessors and lovely fauna (i.e., dinner).

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Halo 4 Map Pack pass, Limited Edition’s digitial extras detailed

Halo 4 (360) Premium Edition Details Announcement - Set

Microsoft has revealed additional info about some Halo 4 Limited Edition’s digital extras, as well as a new Map Pack pass. While gamers who pick up the standard release will initially only have access to two of the eight Specializations (Wetwork and Pioneer), upgrade paths that unlock armor mods, emblems, and other customization items in War Games and Spartan Ops at level 50, gamers who pick up the $99.99 Limited Edition will have early access to all eight. The premium version also includes access to nine post-launch maps; a 90-minute version of the live-action Forward Unto Dawn series, along with behind-the-scenes footage; a UNSC Infinity Briefing Packet with armor customization schematics, blueprint of the Infinity, and other info; and six downloadable customization items, detailed below.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News