Daily Archives: January 25, 2013

Ace Combat Assault Horizon: Enhanced Edition now available for PC

Ace Combat Assault Horizon (360, PC) Multiplayer Detailed Announced - Screenshot 4

Ace Combat Assault Horizon: Enhanced Edition is now available for PC. The $34.99 set includes the base game as well as several DLC packs that add additional skins, skills, and maps, plus seven new aircraft. Multiplayer uses Games for Windows.

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DLC, PC News

Resident Evil 6 getting Siege Mode in March, new mode for PC

Resident Evil 6 (360 PC PS3) PC Mercenaries and DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has announced that the PC version of Resident Evil 6 will include a tweaked version of Mercenaries, The Mercenaries: No Mercy. No Mercy will provide for a more difficult experience by having not only more enemies to contend with overall but also more on-screen than before. It was also announced that console owners will be receiving the fourth downloadable mode, Siege Mode, in March for $3.99/320 MS Points. In Siege, two to six players will split into two teams with one side attempting to destroy a rookie BSAA agent and the other attempting to save him. Each game lasts two rounds with each team getting a chance to save or take down the rookie.

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SMT: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers box set, cover revealed

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers (3DS) Box Set Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has revealed the cover and contents of the box set that comes with all pre-order and launch copies of their upcoming 3DS role-playing game Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers. In addition to the the game, the set includes a soundtrack CD with six fan-favorite selections and a slip cover to house the contents.

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Sega confirms acquisition of Relic, Company of Heroes IP

Company of Heroes 2 (PC) Sega Acquisition Announcement - Screenshot 1

Sega has confirmed THQ’s recent announcement that they have purchased all shares of THQ Canada Inc., better known as Relic Entertainment Studios, for $26.6 million. In addition to the team, Sega has also purchased some of THQ’s IPs, including, as verified by Eurogamer, Company of Heroes. The press release also noted the Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War series, but it didn’t specify whether its license was actually part of the sale. This latest purchase by Sega means that Relic will soon be under the same umbrella as another strategy-centric PC developer, Total War creators The Creative Assembly.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

THQ announces results of asset sale, Crytek, Sega, Ubisoft buy

THQ - Logo (Small)

THQ has announced the results of their recent asset sale, and the details, which include the new homes of Homefront and Metro: Last Light, can be found below. In regards to what will be done with the acquired studios and properties, the company states that they expect “the new owners to extend employment to most employees and to continue development of the games they purchased that are currently in development.” All of those assets that were not sold, including Darksiders stewards Vigil Games, “will remain part of the Chapter 11 case.“ As of their announcement, the THQ estate will receive around $72 million and employee a small staff to assist during the transition period.

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Atlus and Nintendo team up for Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem

In one of the more surprising crossovers to come down the pike, Nintendo and Atlus have announced a new role-playing game for the Wii U based around the Shin Megami Tensei series and Fire Emblem series. Not much is known about the project, dubbed Shin-Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem, except for what was shown in the brief trailer above, which Nintendo recently debuted during Wii U Direct.

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Painkiller Hell & Damnation – Medieval Horror now available on Steam

Painkiller Hell & Damnation (PC) Medieval Horror Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Nordic Games has released Medieval Horror, the first DLC pack for Painkiller Hell & Damnation. The multiplayer-centric drop, now available on Steam, expands Survival with a new mode (Boss Audience), new boss and multiplayer skin (White Demon), new enemy and multiplayer skin (Assassin Greed), environmental weapon (Parcel Gun), new Tarot Card (Fear), one new map (Inhumator), and three older maps available in HD or classic mode (Psycho, Illuminati, and Chaos).

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