Daily Archives: February 26, 2013

Blizzard details StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm launch events

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC) Release Event Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Zerg know how to do two things, swarm outposts and party. The latter is a little-known fact, but come March 11, they will be doing plenty of both with the launch of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. Blizzard will be holding several parties around the globe to celebrate the release, with festivities planned in the US, Australia, France, Russia, South Korea, and elsewhere. Each location will host Blizzard staff who will be on-hand to greet fans. The official US party will be at the GameStop in Irvine, California, located at The Great Wheel Court of the Irvine Spectrum Mall, 71 Fortune Drive.

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PC News

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dawnguard now available for PS3

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PC, PS3) Dawnguard Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

PlayStation 3 owners have yet another reason to dive back into Skyrim, the vampire-tastic Dawnguard. If it isn’t available at the time of this posting, then it will be shortly, and at a significant discount to boot—50% off. The launch-week price of $9.99 is surely a plan devised by Vampire Lord Harkon to lure unsuspecting players over to his side, but be strong! Join the Dawnguard today and see exciting places, loot new and powerful gear, and help rid the lands of all manner of foul beasts. Remember: the only good vampire is a dead vampire.*

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment on PSN, Sony looking into PSP, Vita fix

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment (PS3, PSP, PS Vita, PSX) PSN Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment, the last remaining Persona to not be available online, has launched on PSN. Up until today, Persona, Persona 2: Innocent Sin, Persona 3 Portable, and Persona 4 Golden have all been available to download, and now fans of the series can complete the set for $9.99. Eternal Punishment is the companion follow-up to Innocent Sin, set after its predecessor in a parallel world featuring the same characters and events but otherwise unrelated.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News, PlayStation Vita News

Early details revealed for fragfest QuakeCon 2013

QuakeCon - Logo

id’s annual celebration will kick off once again this August with QuakeCon 2013. Bethesda has released the first round of info for hopeful attendees, including time and available packages. The eighteenth QuakeCon—great, now I feel old—will take place from August …

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Convention, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News

Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan now available for 3DS

Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan (3DS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new adventure beckons on the 3DS today with the release of Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan. Estimated to clock in at over 30 hours, Atlus’ latest handheld quest for glory features character customization, upgradeable skyships, touchscreen support …

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3DS

Gears of War: Judgment – Season Pass extras, Maxim freebies, more

Gears of War: Judgment (360) Season Pass Extras and Maxim Bonus Announcement - Screenshot 1

Microsoft has announced that the Season Pass for Gears of War: Judgment will come with a handful of extras. The 1600 MS Point pass not only represents a 20% discount for entire range of DLC, but it will also include a permanent double XP boost, early access to upcoming multiplayer maps, five exclusive weapon skins, and four exclusive armor skins. The two announced drops will consist of six maps, two new modes, and new weapon and armor skins.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News