Daily Archives: January 29, 2013

Muramasa Rebirth announced for PS Vita

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The PS Vita will be receiving an enhanced port of the Wii action title Muramasa: The Demon Blade, titled Muramasa Rebirth, courtesy of Aksys Games. The studio announced that Rebirth will include high-resolution graphics, improved controls, and surprisingly, a complete relocalization. The story will follow the original, with possessed princess Momohime and ninja Kisuke searching the world for powerful demon blades. However, Aksys is also planning on extending the adventure with character DLC that will add up to four additional scenarios.

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PlayStation Vita News

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance shows off blades, cyborgs in trailers

Konami has released two new trailers for the upcoming Metal Gear spinoff, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. The videos, High-Frequency Blades and Cyborg Troops, are a little over a minute each and feature some of the moves capable with the new combat system and a sample of the cyborg soldiers that will be on the receiving end of those thrusts and slashes.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Edge of Space beta progress recap for January, screens released

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Catching up on a little bit of everything on the Edge of Space front today. In addition to new screens, the studio has released info on what players dabbling in the beta have gained access to during January. Aside from a graphical overhaul, storage chests can now be created to safely store items that don’t need to be carried around. New weapons have also been added, including rocket launches, rifles, carbines, and machine guns. And for those who want a little company, or help with collecting items, the first handful of holopet familiars are now available to collect.

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PC News

Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Revolution launches on Live for 360

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Revolution, the first of four planned map packs, is now available for 360. Revolution includes a new weapon, a new mode, and five maps, four for standard multiplayer and one for Zombies. The standard maps feature a diverse array of locales, with Downhill set in a mountain resort, Mirage in a luxury villa overrun by sand, Hydro in a Pakistan-based hydroelectric dam’s facilities, and Grind in a skate park located in Venice Beach. The Zombies map, Die Rise, is set amongst collapsed skyscrapers in China. The new mode, Turned, is another addition for Zombies, and has players taking on the role of the undead. Lastly, a new multiplayer-only weapon has been added to the arsenal, the Peacekeeper submachine gun.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News