Friday, December 2, 2011
12/02/2011 - Xewnoblade Chronicles coming to the North America
8:07 pm pst
CHRONICLES COMING TO NINTENDO'S WII CONSOLE IN SPRING
Dec. 2, 2011 - It's
man vs. machine in a new game coming to Nintendo's Wii™ console in spring. Xenoblade Chronicles™ asks players to use the Monado blade to take on a seemingly endless series of invading Mechon robots in a sweeping role-playing
By: E. Thomas
The main character is Shulk, a weapons researcher who must confront the Mechon by wielding the ancient
Monado blade. It's the only weapon that has any effect against the Mechon, and it also enables Shulk to see the future.
Players can customize their characters with a variety of weapons and armor choices, as well as headgear, boots and
gloves. As in many role-playing games, players can then gain experience and upgrade their characters. Players can watch their
enemies, learn their tactics and unleash real-time counterattacks.
The vast open world of Xenoblade Chronicles
is ripe for exploration. Players can avert their focus from the main story and venture out looking for other challenges and
side quests. Hidden areas and unique monsters are scattered throughout the game's massive world, which players can explore
Xenoblade Chronicles has already launched in Japan and Europe, and has received unanimously positive
reviews, including several perfect scores.
Xenoblade Chronicles will be available exclusively through
U.S. GameStop retail locations, http://www.gamestop.com and http://www.nintendo.com at a suggested retail price of $49.99 in the United States. Additional information
about the game will be announced in the future. For more information, visit http://xenobladechronicles.nintendo.com.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
12/01/2011 - All Zombies Must Die Now On XBLA
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December 2011) — Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in
Europe and other PAL territories, today announces it has entered into a publishing deal with doublesix for the Xbox LIVE Arcade
version of All Zombies Must Die! (www.allzombiesmustdie.com). The game is due for release this winter.
SQUARE ENIX BRINGING DOUBLESIX’S ALL ZOMBIES MUST DIE! TO XBLA
The spiritual successor
to 2009’s Burn Zombie Burn, doublesix’s latest adventure, All Zombies Must Die!, sees the main character Jack
living out his fantasies as a gamer in a town overrun by zombies. Packed with playful humour, All Zombies Must Die! fuses
many gameplay elements to create a frenetic action-packed RPG shooter offering the player and up to three friends non-stop
Zombie-killing mayhem. The game’s RPG elements allow the player to level up characters, complete comical side quests
and collect items to craft new weapons.
Antony Douglas, Digital Sales Director, Square Enix Europe comments, “All
Zombies Must Die! has already received a great amount of interest from media and customers and we’re looking forward
to working with doublesix on the XBLA launch. Our signing of the game adds to our continued commitment to support great
games from established and emerging developers.”
James Brooksby, Founder, doublesix adds, “The studio
has been working very hard on All Zombies Must Die! for some time; it is our most ambitious project to date and we are thrilled
it will be in the hands of the public very soon. We are delighted to be publishing the XBLA version with Square Enix and look
forward to working with them on the game’s launch.”
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
11/30/2011 - Western Themed 'Legendary Outlaw' Now on App Store
3:20 am pst
Go Ahead Punk! Make My Day!
Highly Anticipated Western-Themed FPS ‘Legendary Outlaw’ Now
Available On The App Store
independent developer, Game Tongue Software, has finally released to the App Store their high anticipated Western-Themed FPS,
Legendary Outlaw! Compatible with the Apple iPhone®, Apple iPod touch®, and also the Apple iPad®, you finally
have the perfect opportunity to prove to yourself, and others, that you are gunslinger material!
is an impressive adrenaline pumping FPS in which you play the role of an outlaw willing to do everything and anything to achieve
fame and fortune. As Colt Kaufman, you are destined to become the ultimate Legendary Outlaw, but only if you successfully
go guns-blazing and use the environments to lure and assassinate enemies by stealth - without being seen or heard! And unlike
traditional FPS games where you go on a rampage with guns drawn consistently, Legendary Outlaw allows you to fully utilize
the environment to your advantage: You can lure and sneak up on your enemies, creep around corners for better targeting, and
take full advantage of shadows to take-out the bad guys.
Featuring incredibly intuitive controls, amazing 3D visuals
and environments, Legendary Outlaw is packed with features: featuring 12 highly detailed environments, dual-weapon ability,
ninja-like gameplay, stealth assassinations, revolvers, shotguns, double-barreled shotguns, dynamite, Molotov cocktails, and
even gatling guns, this game is ideal to fans of the genre! You’ve talked the talk, now walk the walk. Only the most
hardcore gunslingers will survive!
Legendary Outlaw is available on the App Store from HERE
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
11/29/2011 - New Nintendo Console & Portable Holiday Bundles
1:07 pm pst
NINTENDO KEEPS EVERYONE BUNDLED UP FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Nov. 29, 2011 - Nintendo has a number of video game value bundles on the market already. In the spirit of the start of the holiday
shopping season, it seems like a good time to introduce a few more.
On Dec. 4, Nintendo will launch new bundles
featuring a pink Nintendo 3DS™ portable system and either the nintendogs™ + cats: French Bulldog and New Friends or nintendogs + cats: Toy Poodle and New Friends software. The limited-edition bundles will be available at
a suggested retail price of $169.99 in the U.S. – the same price as the standard Nintendo 3DS system.
new bundles join the already-extensive list of impressive limited-edition bundles that are now available. Each one is sure
to find a recipient on everyone's shopping list:
• A The Legend of Zelda™: Skyward
Sword bundle containing the just-launched game for the Wii™ system, a gold-colored Wii Remote™ Plus controller and a CD
with music from the series at a suggested retail price of $69.99 in the U.S.
• A Flame Red Nintendo 3DS system
bundled with the just-launched Super Mario 3D Land™ game at a suggested retail price of $199.99 in the U.S.
• A Special Edition Nintendo 3DS system with
the Hyrule emblem and gold-colored embellishments bundled with The Legend of Zelda™: Ocarina of Time™ 3D game at a suggested retail price of $199.99 in the U.S.
• A Metallic Rose or Midnight Blue Nintendo DSi XL™ system bundled with the Mario vs. Donkey Kong™: Mini-Land Mayhem! game at a suggested retail price of $169.99 in the U.S.
For more information about Nintendo, visit http://www.nintendo.com.
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Monday, November 28, 2011
11/28/2011 - Skullgirls Sponsors $1000 Cash Prize at SoCal Regionals
1:55 pm pst
Skullgirls Sponsors $1,000 Cash Prize at SoCal Regionals
Fighting game fans from all
over the world are invited to grab their arcade sticks and vie for the first-ever tournament cash prize for AutumnGames' and RevergeLabs' award-winning, 2D fighter Skullgirls at Level|Up's SoCal Regionals on Saturday, Dec. 17 in Irvine, Calif.
Having made appearances
at tournaments and events across the country, Skullgirls will be featured as a side competition, with the winner
taking home a $1,000 prize and bragging rights. Anyone can enter the contest, which will be held at the University of California,
Slated for release in early 2012, Skullgirls isa new 2-D fighting game that puts players in control
of fierce female warriors. Its development team at Reverge Labs is led by renowned fighting game champion Mike "Mike
Z" Zaimont and artist Alex Ahad, whose work has appeared in many publications, including Lava Punch and Girls
SoCal Regionals is one of the largest tournaments in the United States, and is organized by Level|Up,
creators of "Wednesday Night Fights," the premiere fighting game stream. "Level|Up Series presents Wednesday
Night Fights: Arcade Edition" currently streams live at 9 p.m. PST on most Wednesday nights, and can be viewed at: http://www.leveluplive.tv/.
Submitted By: E. Thomas