Monthly Archives: December 2012

Final Fantasy IV now available on App Store for iOS

Final Fantasy IV (iOS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Final Fantasy IV has launched on the App Store for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The iOS version is based on the 2008 3D remake for the Nintendo DS and features a remixed score, the new character Augment System, and CG cutscenes. The popular entry follows the former dark knight Cecil on his quest of redemption after being stripped of his powers.

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Apple Handheld

(PlayStation Vita) Persona 4 Golden

(PlayStation Vita) Persona 4 Golden

“… a fantastic role-playing game and a beacon of hope in the PS Vita’s otherwise wanting library.”

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PS Vita Reviews

Riders of Doom DLC now available for Trials Evolution

Trials Evolution (360) Riders of Doom DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Fans of Trials Evolution have a new reason to hit the tracks today with the release of Riders of Doom on Live Arcade. The DLC pack is going for 400 MS Points and adds 40 new tracks, 10 new Skill Games, new environments, a new bike, and hundreds of new items for the Track Editor.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Two new behind-the-scenes videos released for Total War: Rome II

Creative Assembly has released two new behind-the-scenes videos for their upcoming strategy title Total War: Rome II. The first video, The Unmaking of Carthage, details the new tactical map as well as how naval battles will be combined with land combat. The second video is a more laid-back discussion about unit and city variety with lead unit designer Jack Lusted.

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PC News

Ace Combat Assault Horizon Live launch delayed, + DLC now on PSN

Ace Combat Assault Horizon (360, PC, PS3) Enhanced Edition PC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Namco Bandai has announced that the Live Games on Demand launch of Ace Combat Assault Horizon has been delayed until January. The push back from December 18 is being put down to strategic reasons, while the + DLC Pack edition for PS3 has launched on PSN and Enhanced Edition for PC is on track for its Q1 2013 release.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Rise of the Hutt Cartel announced for Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC) Rise of the Hutt Cartel DLC Announcement - Header

BioWare has announced that the first downloadable expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic, Rise of the Hutt Cartel, is available for pre-order. The add-on will feature a new fully voiced storyline that will see players venturing to the dual-faction planet of Makeb and battling against the Hutt Cartel. The expansion will also add new allies, enemies, and technologies, as well as five new levels of missions and an increased level cap of 55.

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DLC, PC News

Sega releases launch trailer for AM2 fighters

Sega has released a new trailer for the three AM2 fighters that were recently released on Live Arcade and PSN, Fighting Vipers, Sonic the Fighters, and Virtua Fighter 2. The brawlers are available for $4.99/400 MS Points each and have been updated to support online play.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Street Fighter X Mega Man available for PC, Mega Man 1-6 3DS bound

Street Fighter X Mega Man (PC) Announcement - Screenshot 3

Mega Man turns 25 today, and as with Street Fighter, Capcom has plans to celebrate the anniversary all year long. To kicks things off, the free PC Street Fighter X Mega Man crossover platformer announced last week is now available at Capcom-Unity.com. The game features eight levels themed after Street Fighter, and eight fighters to battle as end-area bosses.

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PC News

NeoGeo X Gold Limited Edition Set to launch this week

Retro gamers looking to relive SNK’s golden years will be able to get extra nostalgic later this week when the NeoGeo X Gold Limited Edition Set launches at select online retailers. The $199.99 set includes an Arcade Stick and two systems, the Station, a reproduction home arcade entertainment system (AES), and Handheld, which houses 20 pre-loaded games and can be docked in the Station.

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Handheld, Legacy System News

Rayman Legends demo launches on eShop for Wii U

New Wii U owners looking for some platforming action can now download a demo of Rayman Legends from the Nintendo eShop. A new trailer provides a glimpse as to what the demo has on offer, including how the GamePad will help Rayman in his quest to rid the lands of a new evil presence.

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Wii U