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Friday, November 23, 2012

11/23/2012 - Trouble With Robots Gets New Expansion
The Trouble With Robots 'Megamort' expansion

Digital Chestnut is delighted to announce that it's upcoming 'Megamort' free expansion for The Trouble With Robots will be available from Wednesday the 28th of November.  The expansion contains 10 challenging new levels and 8 new cards for the game, and will be available to both new and existing customers at no extra charge from the Digital Chestnut web site.

http://www.digitalchestnut.com/trouble/

As of today the full game is just $9.99 / €8.50 / £6.99 and a free demo is also available.

The Trouble With Robots is a customisable card game for PC, first released on the 23rd of August 2012.  It's received many positive reviews and has players asking for more!

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

11/21/2012 - New Details on Tony Hawk Pro Skater DLC
ACTIVISION RELEASES FRESH INFO ON THE DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT FOR TONY HAWK’S PRO SKATER HD

Release Date, Reverts, and ROCK

Activision announced today that Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 HD Revert Pack, the downloadable content for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD, will be released worldwide on December 4 for Xbox LIVE Arcade, PlayStation Network, and Steam for $4.99.

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 HD Revert Pack expands on the game’s winning formula with the inclusion of three levels from the original Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 (Airport, Los Angeles, and Canada). Skateboarding legends Steve Caballero and Geoff Rowley make their return to the world of Tony Hawk games and James Hetfield and Robert Trujillo from Metallica make a surprise appearance as playable characters. The Metallica track “All Nightmare Long” has also been added.  But perhaps most importantly for true fans, the Revert move makes it return for mindblowing combos!

There is more good news for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD fans: Activision has confirmed today that a FREE title update will implement the beloved Revert into the original release as well. That’s right, players will be able to experience their favorite levels like never before and create combos that fans were only able to dream about. Look for this update to hit the week of the DLC release.

“It’s been incredible to watch fans of the original THPS series and new generations of gamers embrace Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD. The Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 HD Revert Pack DLC adds even more of this timeless gameplay, with the best levels from THPS3,” said Tony Hawk, “We’re adding the Revert as part of our title update in order to thank fans for being so patient. Get ready for some insanely high scores!”

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

11/20/2012 - Persona 4 Now Available on PS Vita
CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED PERSONA®4 GOLDENTM ARRIVES TODAY, BRINGING ONE OF THE TOP ROLE-PLAYING GAMES TO THE PLAYSTATION®VITA SYSTEM (PS VITA) THIS HOLIDAY

Highly Anticipated Game and Premium Edition Deliver an Enthralling Storyline, Unique Combat, Deep Party Management, and More than 100 Hours of RPG Action to Players Anytime, Anywhere

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 20, 2012 - ATLUS, a brand of Index Digital Media, Inc., today announced the North American release of Persona 4 Golden, exclusively for the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) handheld entertainment system, available in retail stores as well as for digital download on PlayStation®Network.  A remastered version of the award-winning RPG Shin Megami Tensei®: Persona®4 that earned a Metacritic score of 90, Persona 4 Golden for PS Vita system drops a host of features and content including new personas, added player areas and events, a wider variety of difficulty level options, and more cutscenes and character dialogue.   

Persona 4 Golden has been lauded by media since its first showcase at E3 2012.   Currently the highest-rated PS Vita system title on Metacritic (94 score), top gaming outlets are heaping praise, with Game Informer saying the game is "one of the best RPGs to date." Additionally, Destructoid.com has stated "if you don't have a Vita yet, this is probably the best reason yet to get one" while RPGFan.com says "Persona 4 Golden is one of the best games I have ever played in my life."
  
"We're thrilled to bring the biggest handheld game launch in the history of ATLUS to PS Vita," said Tim Pivnicny, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, ATLUS.  "Persona 4 Golden's elements of adventure, combat, and storyline evoked such a strong calling with fans that the 10K limited run of the Solid Gold Premium Edition sold out almost immediately after announcement.  This is a must have PS Vita title for all RPG fans this holiday."

In the small town of Inaba, a high school student has been sent to live with his uncle when his parents go away on extended business.  Soon after arriving, people begin to turn up dead under mysterious circumstances, and at the center of it all is a strange fog and the bizarre "Midnight Channel" that appears on blank TVs on rainy nights.  The kids in town soon discover that they have the ability to enter a dark, twisted world inside the TV, and they may be the small town's only hope of solving the mystery.

Following in the footsteps of Shin Megami Tensei®: Persona®3 Portable™, the second highest rated PSP system game of all time (gamerankings.com), Persona 4 Golden for PS Vita system offers an enhanced and expanded portable version of the highly acclaimed original.  Visuals have been beautifully remastered to take advantage of the PS Vita system's crisp, vibrant 5" OLED display.  The game's aural presentation is better than ever, with 1.5 times the voiced dialogue of the original release.  A new online dungeon rescue feature allows users to call on other players for assistance when they are about to die in the TV world.  Persona 4 Golden is also overflowing with new content: new Personas to collect; new story events along with an all-new character; and stunning anime cutscenes, which include a new opening animation with a new song from master composer Shoji Meguro.

Persona 4 Golden is rated "M" for Mature by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB). Persona 4 Golden is available exclusively for PS Vita at MSRP $39.99 ($69.99 for the Premium Edition).  For more information, visit 
http://www.atlus.com/p4g.

About ATLUS
Index Digital Media Inc.'s ATLUS brand has become known across the industry as a mark of high-quality, deeply immersive, uniquely Japanese video game experiences. With award-winning titles that reach across a variety of genres and platforms, including the Shin Megami Tensei® and Persona® series of role-playing games, the ground-breaking action-adventure/puzzle game Catherine™, and the much-celebrated RPG Demon's Souls™, ATLUS is committed to offering the highest standard in interactive entertainment experiences.

Twitter:  www.twitter.com/AtlusUSA
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ATLUS is a brand of Index Corporation and its privately held subsidiary Index Digital Media, Inc.

For breaking news, special promotions, insider info, and more, visit 
http://www.atlus.com/faithful to join the ranks of the ATLUS Faithful!

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Monday, November 19, 2012

11/19/2012 - Target Stores Amazing Black Friday Gaming Deals
Target’s Black Friday Deals Feature This Season’s Top Gaming Gifts

Shop at Target on Black Friday (beginning this Thursday, Nov. 22 at 9 p.m. and all day on Target.com) and find the best value on Target’s selection of must-have electronics and games. This week’s deal’s include:

•  Save $100 on 4GB Xbox 360 Kinect Bundle including 4GB Xbox 360, Kinect sensor, two games shown, wireless controller and one month free of Xbox Live (on sale for $199.99, regularly $299.99)

•  $199.99 for Playstation 3 250GB Game System Bundle including PS3 console, 2 games and one wireless controller

•  Save $50 on PS Vita with Wi-Fi Bundle including free LEGO batman 2 game (on sale for $199.99, regularly $249.99)
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•  Save $149.99 for Nintendo 3DS Game System including free pre-installed Super Mario Bros. 3D land game
•  Purchase Assassin’s Creed 3, Halo 4 or Forza Horizon and receive a FREE $20 Target Gift Card

For even more ways to save this season, shop with the Target REDCard to receive 5 percent savings or
trade in used electronics and DVDs for a Target GiftCard. With TV delivery and installation services and 24 hours-a-day toll-free support from 1-877-myTGTtech, Target’s services will help families get up and running with their new gadget fast and easy. Visit Target.com to view Target’s Black Friday ad with surprise doorbuster deals on TVs.

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