Daily Archives: May 16, 2014

Halo 5: Guardians slated to hit Xbox One in 2015

Halo 5 (Xbox One) Announcement - Header

343 Industries has announced that they are currently developing the fifth entry in the main Halo line, Guardians. Currently scheduled to ship in fall 2015, 343 explained that the extended development cycle is because a “game that runs at 60 frames per second, on dedicated servers, with the scope, features and scale we’ve been dreaming of for more than a decade, is non-trivial.” The studio also noted that Guardians will be larger than Halo 4, in terms of “content and scope” and tech, namely “a brand new and more powerful engine.”

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Xbox One News

Divinity: Original Sin – Early Access adds Mac support, CE detailed

Divinity Original Sin (PC) CE Announcement - Set

Larian has revealed a limited Collector’s Edition for their upcoming role-playing game Divinity: Original Sin. The studio also announced that an Early Access update has added support for Macs. The Collector’s Edition is limited to 1,500 sets and includes two copies of Original Sin for co-op play, digital copies of its predecessors Divine Divinity and Beyond Divinity, recipe cards, a cloth map of Rivellon, and more, detailed below. The Early Access update, also detailed below, adds a Mac version with Retina support, an improved Laptop Optimized mode, cross-system support for co-op play across Mac and Windows, Steam Cloud support, 10 extra talents, new skills and the ability to unlearn unlocked skills.

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PC News

Dance, dance! Cosmic DJ now available via Steam Early Access

Cosmic DJ (PC) Steam Early Access Announcement - Screenshot 1

Devolver Digital has added another to Steam’s Early Access library, Cosmic DJ. Developed by Gl33k, the “psychedelic sound design game” puts players behind a set of digital turntables as the Cosmic DJ of Legend, who has been tasked with repairing Jamtennas throughout the galaxy by using a tap-based sequencer and precision grid sequencer. In my mind, one cannot call themselves the Cosmic DJ of Legend until all six levels have been made funky again, but we’re also known for rigorous titling practices. So go forth, and return the rhythm to the galaxy.

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PC News

Atlus releases new screenshots from Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (360, PS3) Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has released some new screens from their upcoming fighter Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. The Arc System Works-developed follow-up to 2012’s Persona 4 Arena will be released this fall, and it was also announced that the game will retail for $59.99. As with its predecessor, players will be able to control characters from Persona 3 and 4 through a storyline that ties the crews together as they search for the creator of the P-1 Climax tournament. A few new combatants will be joining the investigation, including Junpei, Rise, and Yukari.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

(PlayStation 3 Review) R-Type Dimensions

(PlayStation 3 Review) R-Type Dimensions

“… includes two tough-as-nails side-scrolling shooters that are equal parts exciting, perplexing, and frustrating.”

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PlayStation 3 Reviews