Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Adventure

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U to get direct play, x-region patch

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A post-launch update has been announced for the Wii U version of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. Capcom stated that the patch is a result of fan feedback and will add support for cross-region functionality—compatible with North American and European versions of the game—and off-TV direct play for the GamePad.

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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate demo launches on eShop for 3DS, Wii U

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A demo for Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, the upcoming Monster Hunter Tri enhanced re-release, has launched on eShop for 3DS and Wii U. The single-player trial include two full quests—one for beginners, one for intermediate players—12 different weapon options, and both land and sea battles.

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Daedalic reveals their next adventure outing, The Night of the Rabbit

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Daedalic Entertainment has announced The Night of the Rabbit, a new puzzle- and magic-rabbit-filled adventure title for Mac and PC. Already a year-plus in development, the Deponia developer has revealed that an international version, with support for seven languages including English, will be available on digital outlets later this year, on May 29.

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SHODAN’s terror spreads, System Shock 2 now on GOG.com

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After years in legal limbo, System Shock 2, one of PC gaming’s most terrifying first-person shooters*, is back. Through the efforts of Night Dive Studios, the legal knots around the license have been undone and the core game updated to allow for a more thorough overhaul. Their work allowed the team at GOG.com to polish it off to the point where System Shock 2 is now compatible with Windows 7, 8, Vista, and XP, as well as many of the mods floating about. The game, including its many extras, which are detailed below, is available for a measly $9.99.

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After getting the Greenlight, Asylum moves to Kickstarter

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The recently Greenlit adventure-horror title Asylum now has a Kickstarter campaign. Developer Senscape has chosen to go the crowdfunding route in order to finish the final phase of development. The Argentina-based studio hopes to attract funding for the Lovecraft-inspired puzzler with a number of rewards, including the addition of players as corpses or patients in the game’s main setting, the Hanwell Mental Institute. Other rewards include digital copies of the game, a downloadable copy of the soundtrack, access to alpha and beta releases, and a boxed copy.

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The Cave now available online for console and PC

The Cave, the latest adventure-puzzler from designer Ron Gilbert and Double Fine Productions, is now available for 360, Linux, Mac, PC, PS3, and Wii U. The download-only release, published by Sega, features seven adventurers who must explore a trap-filled cave three at a time, with each character’s backstory coming to the fore as the trio make their way deeper into the chasm.

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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate 3DS, Wii U demo, release date announced

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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will close out this winter pulling double duty when it launches for both the 3DS and Wii U on March 19. Both games will also be available digitally around the same time. For those wanting to give the game a try before release, a playable demo is scheduled to go live for both systems on February 21.

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The Cave to launch online for console, PC next week

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Sega has announced that the upcoming Double Fine Productions-developed adventure title The Cave will be available next week. The download-only release will be available on the Nintendo eShop and PSN on January 22 and on Live Arcade and Steam on January 23 for $14.99/1200 MS Points.

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Anarchy Reigns now available for 360 and PS3

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Sega has announced that PlatinumGames’ Anarchy Reigns has hit store shelves for 360 and PS3. The brawler features 16 fighters battling it out using chainsaws, microwave rays, swords, and more against mutants, characters from other PlatinumGames’ titles, and what looks to be krakens. Excellent. The single-player campaign centers around the mystery behind the disappearance of Maximillian Caxton, while online multiplayer is supported for general mayhem.

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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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