Daily Archives: June 25, 2013

Muramasa Rebirth ships to retail for PS Vita

Muramasa Rebirth (PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Muramasa Rebirth, an enhanced re-release of Vanillaware’s 2009 Wii action-RPG, has shipped to retail for PS Vita. In Muramasa, players must scour Japan for the 108 demon blades, searching in the east as the ninja Kisuke and in the west as the possessed princess Momohime. The PS Vita version features updated visuals, two modes of play (hack-and-slash and traditional), and access to upcoming character and scenario downloadable content.

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PlayStation Vita News

Summon the vanguard! CastleStorm to launch July 29 on Steam

CastleStorm, a physics-based tower defense and brawler hybrid, will launch next month on Steam, according to developer Zen Studios. The game, set to go live for PC on July 29, will allow players to build their own castle using an in-game editor and then manage its garrison to stave off invading hordes. A video has been released to offer additional details about what players can expect from the castle editor.

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PC News

NeoGeo X gets 15 new titles, system firmware update

NeoGeo X Gold Limit Edition (NeoGeo X) Classic Volumes and Mega Pack Launch Announcement - Mega Pack Vol 1

The NeoGeo X’s library is getting a big boost today from Tommo and SNK. Available online today from Amazon and GameStop are 15 games available in five three-game volumes as well as in an all-in-one Mega Pack. Each volume, detailed below, comes in an AES-style hard clamshell case, along with bonus stickers, an info booklet, a Rocket Cable for charging on the go, and Firmware Update v500. The Update is said to address a wide variety of items, including audio, video, control, and UI issues, as well as add a save feature “for most existing and upcoming games” and performance improvements.

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Handheld, Legacy System News

Worlds collide today with release of Project X Zone for 3DS

Project X Zone (3DS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Namco Bandai has released Project X Zone, a cross-over strategy-RPG exploding with fan service. After a rift tears open the borders between time and space, 200 characters from over 25 franchises from Capcom, Namco Bandai, and Sega find themselves teaming up and battling new villains in an attempt to restore order. Characters from Street Fighter, Tekken, Resonance of Fate, Dead Rising, Mega Man, Resident Evil, Virtua Fighter, and more will pair off and assist each other with such fighter-styled moves as Cross Hits, Support Attacks, and Special Attacks.

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3DS

Hotline Miami launches on PSN for PS3, PS Vita

Dennaton might have just revealed Hotline Miami 2, but that doesn’t mean that the original is ready to pack it in. Publisher Devolver Digital has announced that Hotline Miami, with its bizarre animal masks, 30-plus weapon arsenal, and 20 violent missions, has launched on PSN for PS3 and PS Vita for $9.99. The PSN version supports cross-save and buy, as well as adds trophies, leaderboards for each level, the new Russell Mask, which changes the colors to black and white, and a touch lock-on aiming system for PS Vita.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Deadpool available in stores for consoles and PC, online for PC, PS3

Deadpool (360, PC, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Fresh from dominating Marvel vs. Capcom 3 with his bang-bang-bang-ness, Deadpool stars in his first game today with the launch of … Deadpool. The High Moon Studios-developed action title features writing from comic series author Daniel Way, a mix of melee and gun-based combat, and guest appearances by Domino, Psylocke, Wolverine, and others.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

(GameCube Review) Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

(GameCube Review) Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

“The world Intelligent Systems has created around Mario is engaging and inviting…”

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GameCube Reviews, Legacy Reviews