Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Adventure

Terraria: Collector’s Edition ships to retail for 360, PS3

Terraria (360, PC) Collectors Edition Launch Announcement - Header

Publisher 505 Games has released a boxed copy of Re-Logic’s hybrid action-crafting-role-playing adventure title Terraria for 360 and PS3. Terraria: Collector’s Edition, set to hit store shelves later this week, includes a copy of the game—disc for 360, PSN download card for PS3—a pickaxe USB flash drive, themed stickers, and a crafting poster.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 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

(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

First screens released from Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

Sherlock Holmes Crimes and Punishments (360, PC, PS3) June Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

Focus Home has released the first batch of screenshots from Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments. The follow-up to The Testament, currently in development at Frogwares, will feature eight cases, 14 gameplay mechanics, crime scene reconstructions, and moral choices. More details will be revealed during E3, but before then, get a glimpse at what’s in store for Holmes and Watson.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

NeoGeo X Classics Volumes, Mega Pack, and 1.0 update detailed

NeoGeo X Gold Limit Edition (NeoGeo X) Classic Volumes and Mega Pack Release Date Announcement - Volumes

Tommo has announced new details about the NeoGeo X game packs and system update announced in February. The Classics Volumes will launch on June 25 as five three-title sets and as one all-in-one collection, the Mega Pack. Each set, detailed below, will come on one game card packed in a traditional AES hard clamshell case. The Mega Pack will also come packed with a free Rocket Cable for charging while on the go. Each Classics Volume is priced at $24.99 and all are currently available for pre-order.

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Handheld, Legacy System News

Night of the Rabbit pre-order bonus, community Q&A announced

Daedalic strolled past the art books and skipped right over soundtracks and headed straight for pre-order gold: a free game. The studio announced that everyone who pre-orders a copy of their upcoming adventure Night of the Rabbit from GOG.com, before May 29, will receive a free copy of their comedy adventure Deponia. To learn more about Night of the Rabbit, check out the overview video featuring the game’s lead designer, Matt Kempke, released today by GOG.

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PC News

Papo & Yo launches online for PC

Papo & Yo (PC, PS3) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Minority Media’s adventure title Papo & Yo is now available on Steam, Amazon, and other digital outlets for PC. Released in 2012 on PSN, Papo & Yo tells the story of a young boy, Quico, who must protect his friend Monster from eating addictive poisonous frogs that send him into a rage. Inspired by the childhood of Minority’s creative director Vander Caballero, players must save their best friend from hurting themselves, and others.

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PC News

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate unleashes the beasts on 3DS, Wii U

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (3DS, Wii U) Wii U Update Announcement - Screenshot 8

Word from Capcom HQ is that there are some monsters that need to be hunted. And then skinned, deboned, and made into vests and other accoutrement. Fans looking to get back into action will be able to do some from their living room or on the go, as both the 3DS and Wii U versions of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate are now available in stores and through eShop. Owners of Tri looking to upgrade will find 38 new monsters, new stages, thousands of new pieces of equipment, and hundreds of new quests.

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3DS, Wii U

Daedalic returning to Aventuria in new adventure title Memoria

Memoria (PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

German developer Daedalic Entertainment, creator of the Deponia series, has announced the second game in the Aventuria universe, Memoria. The follow-up to Chains of Satinav features the return of Geron, as well as a newcomer, the Fasaran princess Sadja. The upcoming adventure release will follow Geron on his quest to save his lady love by solving the mystery of what happened to Sadja five centuries earlier during her battle with demons in the Gorian Desert.

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PC News

GOG.com offering deep discounts with new Pick 5 Promo

Legend of Grimrock (PC) Preorder Announcement - Screenshot 1

Digital distributor GOG.com is running a new sale for the next week, the Pick 5 Promo. Gamers can pick any five out of 20 select titles to save 80% off their regular price. Some of the highlights include Legend of Grimrock, The Witcher: Extended Edition, Alan Wake as well as Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, and Divinity 2: Director’s Cut. Check below for the full list of titles.

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PC News