- Unnamed Shin Megami Tensei title in development for Switch
- Puyo Puyo Tetris bringing puzzle crossover fury to PS4, Switch
- A Rose in the Twilight scheduled to launch in April for PC, PS Vita
- Halo War 2 Blitz multiplayer kicking off Jan. 20, dev letter released
- The King of Fighters XIV patch overhauls graphics, adds fixes, more
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Daily Archives: October 30, 2012
NIS America is stepping out of their comfort zone today with the release of a new multiplayer-centric action game for PC, Clan of Champions. Developed by Acquire, creators of the Tenchu and Way of the Samurai series, Clan of Champions pits spell- and weapon-wielding players, solo or with friends, against an array of enemies in a tournament of arena battles. Online play is supported for up to three players in co-op and six in three-versus-three battle mode.
The recently released Forza Horizon is now supporting Microsoft’s SmartGlass. The Smartglass Experience will allow users to navigate the interactive map of Colorado by using gestures, pinching to zoom and tapping to set waypoints, which will then be automatically set in-game. The SmartGlass map features all of the regular map points, including upgrade signs and new race events, as well as a host of filters.
It seems that the PSP still has some life left in it. Aksys Games has announced a follow-up to last year’s Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom, Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi. The hack-and-slash action title from developer Idea Factory features Saito and the rest of the main characters battling through an alternate storyline that will see them strike out on a new path or relive past exploits. The six warriors will also now be able to engage a Fury Mode, a state of pure rage that can clear out hordes of enemies but also lead to a bad ending if abused.
If you missed the launch trailer reveal last week, then surprise: Need for Speed Most Wanted is now available for 360, PC, and PS3. On-the-go gamers can also grab it for Android and iOS devices, as well as PS Vita. The Criterion Games-developed remake of the 2005 original features an open world filled with patrolling police waiting to bust speeders, as well as Autolog 2 support, for an extra layer of player interaction, and an emphasis on multiplayer.
Zone of the Enders HD Collection has hit store shelves for 360 and PS3. The standard set includes HD remastered versions of Zone of the Enders and the special European release of Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner, as well as a demo of Platinum Games’ Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. In addition to the regular version, a Limited Edition is also available, which includes special metallic packaging, an import soundtrack packed with remixed songs from the series, and a 100-page art book featuring new work from Yoji Shinkawa.
Okami, Capcom’s action-platformer featuring the Japanese sun goddess Amaterasu, returns to gaming today as the PS3 exclusive Okami HD. Available on PSN for $19.99, the new version features updated visuals, trophies, and support for the PS Move motion controller.
The recently announced Developer’s Cut of Divinity II is now available on Steam. The $19.99 release includes the definitive version of Divinity II, Dragon Knight Saga, and the Flames of Vengeance expansion, plus access to Developer Mode. Gamers who already own Ego Draconis or Dragon Knight Saga on Steam will be able to download Developer’s Cut for free. In Developer Mode, players will be able to tweak the game along the same lines as the developers, playing as various characters, unlocking powers, combining powers, and whatever else they can cook up from the command line.
Transformers fans looking for a new adventure after Fall of Cybertron will be able to explore a new part of the universe today with the launch of Transformers Prime. Based off the television show, Prime is available only on Nintendo consoles and features Optimus Prime and his fellow Autobots in a battle against Megatron and the Decepticons for control of Thunderwing. Battles take place in robot form and alt mode with melee combat and driving sequences.