Friday, December 14, 2012
12/14/2012 - Ravenwood Fair Releases on iOS
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AUSTIN, Texas –
December 5, 2012 - Foundation Games, makers of Apple Game of the Week- Lumi and new release Dropple,
announces the mobile version of the critically acclaimed Ravenwood game franchise.
Foundation Games Releases Ravenwood Fair for first time on iOS
is the first mobile release for the popular Ravenwood franchise, which was created by legendary game designer John
Romero and gained millions of players following its 2010 release. With visually stunning artwork, an enthralling soundtrack,
and an immense original storyline, fans of the Ravenwood series can now enjoy the fun, charm, and excitement of the original
Facebook game on their iOS device.
In addition to Ravenwood Fair’s unique user experience and an
enhanced economy players can enjoy a new trade system, allowing friends to request items at the marketplace. Coming soon additional
items to share, quests to embark on, and new visitors.
Available for FREE download in the iTunes Store:
ABOUT FOUNDATION GAMES
Foundation Games was founded in 2010 by CEO, Aron Beierschmitt with
the goal of bringing core gaming concepts into the era of convenience. He has assembled a global team of passionate individuals
from diverse backgrounds with the common goal of maintaining a meaningful relationship with players through iconic characters,
innovative design, and diverse titles.
FOUNDATION GAMES, DROPPLE, LUMI, and RAVENWOOD FAIR are trademarks of Foundation
Games, LLC. http://www.foundationgames.comSubmitted By: E. Thomas
12/14/2012 - Cosmic Clean Up Blasts on to PSN Mobile
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It’s one giant sweep for mankind as you take on the role of
a cosmonaut set to clean up the galaxy – watch the trailer now!
COSMIC CLEAN-UP BLASTS ITS WAY ON TO PLAYSTATION ® MOBILE ON 19TH DECEMBER 2012!
Liverpool, UK: Use the flames of your very own rocket thruster to burn your way through outer space with Cosmic Clean-Up,
coming to PlayStation Mobile on the 19th December 2012!
Cosmic Clean-Up, created by production
house Green Hill, is a thrilling a 2D skill game where risk/reward is the main mechanic. It’s your goal to clean up
the galaxy by burning away all objects surrounding the centre planet!
With no option to turn off the engine, if
debris is blocking you, fly towards it and steer with your reverse thrusters just in the nick of time! The fire from your
thruster will burn the debris away but steer too late however, and you will crash your ship!
Submitted By: E. Thomas
12/14/2012 - KONAMI details third PES 2013 update
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KONAMI details third PES 2013 update
Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has outlined the details for its third
free update for PES 2013 on PlayStation®3, Xbox 360 ® and Windows PC.
December 20th, the free download refines a number of gameplay elements in line with requests from the bustling PES community.
The ability to cycle between players within the context of a multi-player online match has been added back into the game,
allowing users to deftly switch players with ease. The myPES app has also been tweaked to enhance player matches and accessibility
and the online side of the game has been further enhanced with changes to player matching when using Master League Online
teams. Issues with the online pass have been resolved, and a small issue with player numbers in Master League Online has been
The solus game has also been improved in key areas, with new goal celebrations for selected players,
and better offside decisions from the referee. Similarly, the player movement elements are now enhanced, while in-game formation
changes also benefit from more explanation. The cursor fixing in relation to the goalkeeper and their abilities have also
KONAMI remains committed to working closely with the PES fan base to continually improve the PES
2013 experience, and further DLC will be available on an ongoing basis.
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Thursday, December 13, 2012
12/13/2012 - Oddworld Games Arrive on PS3 and Vita
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San Francisco -– December 2012 - Available just in time for the holidays, Oddworld Inhabitants
releases several games for PlayStation consoles. Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD for Vita, out in North America on Tuesday
18 December and Europe on Wednesday 19 December, priced at $14.99/€11.99/£9.99. Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee
HD for PlayStation 3 is available 19 December in Europe with North American release TBC, costing $9.99/€8.99/£7.99.
Oddworld Inhabitants offer up Christmas treat with HD updates on PS3 and
Stranger’s Wrath follows the story of Stranger, a fearsome bounty hunter that captures outlaws to raise “moolah”
for a mysterious surgical procedure. After encountering the backwater town of the Grubbs, Stranger discovers that there are
a few too many secrets about the past and his future as a bounty hunter.
The VITA version is specifically updated
to make use of the hardware. The game features rear touch pad and touchscreen interaction along with all the HD improvements
from the PC and PS3 version.
In Munch’s Oddysee, players guide legendary Oddworld hero Abe, and his aquatic
Gabbit partner Munch, using special psychic powers, cool power-ups, and other special abilities to deliver payback as they
reclaim the last Gabbit eggs on Oddworld, which have been packaged in a can of Gabbiar. The game features unlockable concept
art, new audio and art assets along with an improved control system designed for the PS3.Stewart Gilray, CEO of Just Add Water
(Developments) Ltd (JAW) says: “Continuing our campaign to update the classic Oddworld titles, we are excited to
give new and old fans on Playstation the chance to play Munch and Stranger”.
Wrath HD is available now for PlayStation Vita for $14.99/€11.99/£9.99. Munch’s Oddysee HD will be available
on PlayStation 3 for $9.99/€8.99/£7.99. For more information or to download press assets, please visit www.oddworld.com.
About Oddworld Inhabitants
Formed in 1994
by special effects and computer animation veterans Sherry McKenna and Lorne Lanning, Oddworld Inhabitants is dedicated to
creating the next generation of interactive entertainment.
Beginning with its debut products, Oddworld: Abe’s
Oddysee® and Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus®, Oddworld mixed a potent brew of Hollywood artistry with rock solid gameplay
to produce experiences rich in emotionality, empathy and entertainment value. Combined sales of the company’s first
products are in excess of three million units and climbing. Both games have been a hit with established gamers and non-gamers
alike: 18% of Europeans who purchased Abe’s Exoddus were women.
Through Abe’s Oddysee, Abe’s
Exoddus, Munch’s Oddysee, Stranger’s Wrath and the games yet to follow, Oddworld is introducing a collection of
characters set in a common universe, sharing the highest standards of creativity, quality and unforgettable personality. More
than actors in a play, the inhabitants of Oddworld are A.L.I.V.E.: Aware Lifeforms In Virtual Entertainment® with their
own physical needs, emotional quirks and unforgettable personalities.
Our mission is simple: for Oddworld’s
Inhabitants to live in every home.
About Just Add Water (Developments) Ltd.
JAW was founded
in 2006 by British career developer Stewart Gilray. The studio worked as a sub-contractor for five games before moving onto
its first unique project, Sony-published retro shooter Gravity Crash, in 2008. PS3 and PSP versions released in 2009.
JAW went on to sign a far-reaching contract with Lorne Lanning's Oddworld Inhabitants to develop properties in the Oddworld
franchise, a move Gilray describes as a "turning point". Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD, a remake of the 2005 original,
released in 2011 for PC and PS3. A Vita version is in development.
Future announced Oddworld projects include Oddworld:
Munch's Oddysee HD, Oddworld: Abe HD and Oddworld: Hand of Odd.
JAW employs twelve staff members and is based in
Otley, West Yorkshire.
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
12/12/2012 - New Reinforcements for World of Tanks
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About Wargaming New armored machines
rush to battlefields in Update 8.2
US and British Reinforcements for World of Tanks
12th December, 2012
— Wargaming today announced that Update 8.2 is now available in Europe and goes live in North America on December 13.
The release introduces players to five new US machines featuring autoloaders and oscillating turrets. The line of premium
vehicles has been reinforced by the British TOG II prototype heavy tank, the heavily armed AT-15À heavy TD, and the
French FCM 50t heavy tank with impressive speed characteristics.
To ensure players get a perfectly balanced experience,
the previously announced deployment of Chinese tanks will now take place in the next update.
Update 8.2 also added overhauled
rendering and lighting to the next four battle arenas: Prokhorovka, Redshire, Erlenberg and Ruinberg, making them more realistic
and inviting players to reconsider their strategies and apply new combat tactics.
About World of Tanks
World of Tanks is the first and only team-based, massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare.
Throw yourself into the epic tank battles of World War II with other steel cowboys all over the world. Your arsenal includes
more than 230 armored vehicles from United States, Germany, the Soviet Union, France, Great Britain and China, carefully detailed
with historical accuracy.
Join World of Tanks:
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of
the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Founded as a privately held company in 1998, Wargaming has shipped more than 15
titles. Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to the mid-20th century warfare that will
include the armored World of Tanks, the flight combat World of Warplanes, and the naval World of Warships. The three intertwined
titles will form a common gaming universe integrated within the portal www.wargaming.net.
Official website: www.wargaming.comSubmitted By: E. Thomas
Monday, December 10, 2012
12/10/2012 - One Piece Pirate Warrior 2 Coming to PS3
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in 1.2 Million Selling Game Series Heading to PlayStation®3 for Summer
NAMCO BANDAI GAMES EUROPE UNVEILS ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 2
- Special Christmas Offer on Digital
Download of ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS and all DLC this December 12-26th via PlayStation®Network -
CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE – 10 December 2012 – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today announced
that the next game based on the global smash ONE PIECE manga and anime, ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 2,
is coming to PlayStation®3 in summer 2013.
Developed by Omega/Tecmo Koei, ONE PIECE:
PIRATE WARRIORS 2, will come packed with piratical new features. Players will step into the shoes of characters
including Luffy, Sanji and Zoro and join the rest of the irrepressible Straw Hat crew for all new adventures in the “New
World” story. The game will also feature previously unreleased stages such as Skypiea and new characters including Eneru
for the first time ever on PS3.
The successful ongoing collaboration between TECMO KOEI GAMES and NAMCO BANDAI
Games Inc. has resulted in sales of the first opus, ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS, reaching in excess
of 1.2 million units worldwide. The collaboration combines the leading manga franchise with top fighting action to create
the perfect ONE PIECE video game experience.
To celebrate 1.2 million sales of ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS,
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe is pleased to offer a special discount exclusively on the digital version of the game and on all
the downloadable content released so far. This special “digifest” promotion will be available via PlayStation®Network
from December 12-26th, so be sure to bag the perfect pirate gift this Christmas.
“I am very pleased
and proud to say that we have successfully shipped 1.2 million units of ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS worldwide, and
we are glad to continue working on this fantastic franchise with ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 2 to keep all the fans
happy,” said Koji Nakajima, producer of ONE PIECE games at NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. “It’s thanks to all of
you, the people all over the world who bought the game, that I am able to announce this great news.”
PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 2 will feature the best-loved characters from the latest anime series. Using the simple
controls from the Dynasty Warriors series, players will be able to enjoy a fresh gameplay experience, including battles against
boss characters such as Eneru which are made possible only by incorporating these control features.
PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 2 for PlayStation®3 is coming in summer 2013. For more information about
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe and its entire line up of games please visit www.namcobandaigames.eu.
Submitted By: E. Thomas