Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Action Adventure

Murdered: Soul Suspect goes next-gen, heading to PS4, Xbox One

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Square Enix and Airtight Games’s otherworldly police procedural title Murdered: Soul Suspect will be making its way to PS4 and Xbox One. According to the publisher, the new versions will feature native 1080p output and improved effects, such as subsurface scattering and an increased particle count. Soul Suspect was announced early last year for 360, PC, and PS3.

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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Flashback returns in high defintion for PC and PS3

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The HD version of Flashback that was released last August for 360 is now available for PC and PS3. The updated re-release of the 1992 side-scrolling action-adventure title was developed by VectorCell, a studio which happens to also include several members of the original development team. As a bonus, the original Flashback is included as an extra, allowing players to experience Conrad’s battle against the deadly Morphs then and now. The bundle is available for $9.99.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News

Terraria now available for Android

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Terraria, the popular crafting-survival-RPG hybrid from Re-Logic, is now available for Android. Publisher 505 Games has announced that the latest version, developed by Codeglue, features several Android exclusives, including an Android robot companion, leaderboard support, and Facebook integration. And of course, all of the exploration, crafting, battling, and building returns. Android users can download the game for free to give it a spin or purchase the game unlock for $4.99.

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Android

Flashback launches for 360, includes new and original versions

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Flashback, an updated HD version of the 1992 side-scrolling action-adventure title, is now available for 360. PC and PS3 gamers will be able to play it later this fall, but as of today, 360 owners can download the revamped release for 800 MS Points as part of XBLA’s Summer of Arcade. Many members of the original team, now with VectorCell, the studio behind the update, had a hand in updating the cinematic sci-fi adventure. As a bonus, the original game is being bundled with the re-imagined version. Be prepared for some brutal times as Conrad battles alien Morphs to save humanity.

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Xbox 360 News

Terraria now available on Live Arcade and PSN

Re-Logic’s PC adventure-RPG Terraria is now available for 360 and PS3. The 505 Games-published port features random events, crafting, world-building elements, and AI characters who will move into player-created structures. The console adaptation includes new single-player content and new multiplayer modes that support up to four players online or locally via splitscreen.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Terraria launching next week on Live and PSN

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505 Games has revealed that the console version of Terraria will be launching next week, first on PSN and then on Live. The PS3 version will launch March 26, and the 360 version a day later, on March 27. The console adaptation will include new single-player content and new multiplayer modes, with support for four-player local splitscreen and four-player online play.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Terraria console splitscreen multiplayer screenshots released

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505 Games has released a new batch of screenshots for the console version of Re-Logic’s Terraria. The popular PC adventure-RPG features crafting, world-building elements, random events, and non-playable characters who move in to structures players build. The console version will feature new content, as well as support for four-player local splitscreen multiplayer and four-player online multiplayer. The new screens show off local multiplayer.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

GOG.com’s massive holiday sale ending soon

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Final call: GOG.com’s incredible holiday sale—up to 75% off 125-plus games—ends today. If you haven’t emptied your wishlist yet, you have about 20 hours left to do so. Over the holiday period, GOG also announced that they added expansion packs for several games, including Alpha Centauri, Wing Commander 1 & 2 bundle, Wing Commander: Privateer, and Might and Magic 6-Pack. This is especially great news for Alpha Centauri fans as Alien Crossfire has long crossed the $70 mark on auction sites.

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PC News

Okami HD now available on PSN

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Okami, Capcom’s action-platformer featuring the Japanese sun goddess Amaterasu, returns to gaming today as the PS3 exclusive Okami HD. Available on PSN for $19.99, the new version features updated visuals, trophies, and support for the PS Move motion controller.

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PlayStation 3 News

Anarchy Reigns to bring the pain to 360 and PS3 this January

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PlatinumGames is busy these days. In addition to working on Bayonetta 2 and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, the studio is still hard at work on the post-apocalyptic brawler Anarchy Reigns. It’s looking like their workload will be lightening shortly, though, as Sega has announced that the multiplayer-centric title will be launching on January 8 for PS3 and January 11 for 360.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News