Daily Archives: September 14, 2012

Ubisoft introduces Far Cry 3’s explosive-monkey-totin’ bonus, Hurk

Ubisoft has released a trailer introducing Hurk, GameStop’s pre-order bonus for Far Cry 3. Hurk is an exclusive non-playable character who hands out quests and uses monkeys, strapped with explosives, to take out his enemies. He will be available for the 360 and PS3 versions, and in addition to exploding monkeys, he’ll also be bringing along four bonus missions and two multiplayer humiliations.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

NCsoft prepping Blade & Soul MMO for Western release

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Following up the successful launch of Guild Wars 2, NCsoft has announced their plans to bring their martial-arts-themed fantasy MMO Blade & Soul to Western markets. Developed by their in-house studio Team Bloodlust in Seoul, NCsoft states that Blade & Soul will allow players “to experience the flowing nature of action martial arts” reminiscent of the combat in such films as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Players will be able to choose from four races and eight classes, as well as several professions, as they attempt to defeat Jin Seoyeon, destroyer of the Hongmoon Clan, in a world infused with Asian folklore.

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PC News

GOG.com launches Dungeons & Dragons stacking promo

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PC gamers in the market for some classic role-playing games on the cheap would do well to check out GOG.com’s latest stacking promo for Dungeons & Dragons titles. As with prior similar sales, the discount increases with each game purchased—buy one to save 30% or all nine to save 65%. The discount also applies for games previously purchased.

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