- Styx’s personality, design explored in new Shards of Darkness trailer
- The fight continues, Halo Wars 2 out for PC, Xbox One
- Arsenal of Elegant Destruction highlights Nier: Automata’s combat
- Corpse Party, Grandia II, Trails in the Sky, more on sale at GOG.com
- NIS announces Ys VIII, Culdcept Revolt, release dates, more
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Daily Archives: January 17, 2013
Spicy Horse has announced that their upcoming action-RPG Akaneiro: Demon Hunters has been Greenlit by the Steam community, and that they have extended the open beta to January 22. The studio noted that the longer open beta period will allow for additional tweaking as well as ensure that those just finding out about the title, both Steam users and those now following its Kickstarter campaign, get some hands-on time. Spicy Horse hopes to launch on Steam later this month.
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will close out this winter pulling double duty when it launches for both the 3DS and Wii U on March 19. Both games will also be available digitally around the same time. For those wanting to give the game a try before release, a playable demo is scheduled to go live for both systems on February 21.
Sony will be bringing a white 500GB PlayStation 3 to the US later this month. Beginning on January 27, players will be able to purchase the Classic White PS3 Instant Game Collection Bundle for $299.99. In addition to the new color and larger hard drive, the set also includes a one-year subscription to PlayStation Plus, which currently provides cloud storage for saves and a selection of 12 PS3 games, six PS Vita games, and various discounts that is updated monthly.
Ubisoft has released some new media for Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist. The latest round includes a handful of new screenshots, the official box art, and the new inauguration trailer. The footage gives players a nearly two-minute glimpse of the stabbing, snapping, shooting, and scurrying they will do as Sam Fisher in his mission to stop the Blacklist terrorist attacks.
Far Cry 3 got a shot in the arm today with the release of the all-in-one Deluxe Bundle DLC for 360, PC, and PS3. The pack, detailed below, include six single-player missions, four new animals, new weapons for the campaign, new weapon unlocks for multiplayer, a new character, and two end-of-match movies. All told, the Bundle includes everything from the four previously released packs: The Lost Expeditions, The Monkey Business Pack, The Warrior, and The Predator Pack.
Wii U owners looking to extend their time with Assassin’s Creed III have two new options today with the release of The Hidden Secrets and The Battle Hardened. Both packs are available through the eShop, with the $4.99 The Hidden Secrets adding single-player content, with three new missions and new weapons, and the $9.99 The Battle Hardened focusing on multiplayer, offering new characters and maps. Each pack is detailed below.