Daily Archives: February 21, 2013

Avadon 2: The Corruption announced for iOS, Mac, and Windows

Avadon 2: The Corruption (Mac, iOS, PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Spiderweb has announced the second release in the Avadon trilogy, Avadon 2: The Corruption. The story continues from its predecessor, The Black Fortress, as players continue in their role as a Hand of the Black Fortress. After an expected raid shattered the once-peaceful land, players must decide whether they want to protect its people or side with a rising power and deliver the fatal blow to Avadon.

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Apple Handheld, PC News

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate demo launches on eShop for 3DS, Wii U

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (3DS, Wii U) Wii U Update Announcement - Screenshot 4

A demo for Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, the upcoming Monster Hunter Tri enhanced re-release, has launched on eShop for 3DS and Wii U. The single-player trial include two full quests—one for beginners, one for intermediate players—12 different weapon options, and both land and sea battles.

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3DS, Wii U

Destiny to come out simultaneously for PS3 and PS4, trailer released

Bungie has released more details about the recently announced Destiny, their upcoming first-person shooter that takes place in a hub-based persistent world. Coinciding with PlayStation Meeting 2013, studio co-founder Jason Jones announced that both the PS3 and PS4 versions will be available when Destiny launches. Studio president Harold Ryan also revealed that the PlayStation line will include exclusive content.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen gameplay trailer released

A new gameplay trailer has been released for Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, the upcoming enhanced re-release. The minute-plus-long video shows some of the dangers that will greet players during their time in the newly added Bitterblack Isle, including Necrophagous, beasts that seek out decomposing flesh; a cave-dwelling Elder Ogre; a Cursed Dragon; and fog-spewing Garms.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Mass Effect 3 to get new multiplayer, final single-player DLC packs

Mass Effect 3 (360, PC, PS3) Citadel and Reckoning DLC Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1 (Citadel)

Just when you thought Commander Shepard had retired, BioWare has called him—or her—back into action. EA has announced that two new DLC packs are being primed for release, the free multiplayer pack Reckoning and the for-pay single-player pack Citadel. Reckoning will launch on February 26 and include new characters, upgrades, and weapons, and will be previewed on BioWare Edmonton’s twitch.tv channel on February 25 at 9:30 a.m. (PST). Citadel, the last single-player pack, will launch on March 5 and feature characters from all three titles on a mission set inside the sprawling space station.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

NeoGeo X games, travel case, and system update announced

NeoGeo X (NeoGeo X) New Releases, Extras, and Update Announcement - Logo

Owners of the recently released NeoGeo X will be able to expand their library soon, as well as improve the unit’s performance, according to SNK and Tommo. The duo announced 15 new titles, a system update, and two peripherals, a data transfer and charging travel cable and a travel case. The games will be released in three five-game packs called NeoGeo X Classics Volume I-V, with the first volume consisting of Metal Slug 2, Sengoku, and Top Hunter. The first volume will also include a free ‘rocket’ data transfer and charging travel cable, as well as System Update 1.0. What the update will address, as well as the pricing, will be revealed at a later date. The full list of games for all five volumes is available below.

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Handheld, Legacy System News

Sony reveals PlayStation 4 details at PlayStation Meeting 2013

PlayStation 4 (System) Announcement - Picture 4

Sony revealed initial details about the PlayStation 4 today at the two-hour-plus PlayStation Meeting 2013 in New York. While the final hardware build wasn’t shown and price not announced, the technical specifications and upcoming software features were. The upcoming cycle of Sony’s flagship console will focus on server-side, cloud-based streaming, social media integration, and greater connectivity with mobiles, in particular the PS Vita.

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Articles, PlayStation 2 News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Portable News, PlayStation Vita News

(PlayStation 3 Review) Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

(PlayStation 3 Review) Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

“… a good game with a great premise and some solid set pieces, but it is done no favors by a poor camera system and an equally poor targeting system.”

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PlayStation 3 Reviews

(Xbox 360 Review) Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

(Xbox 360 Review) Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

“… a good game with a great premise and some solid set pieces, but it is done no favors by a poor camera system and an equally poor targeting system.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews