Friday, October 17, 2014
10/17/2014 - Portland Retro Gaming Expo Collectible Arcade Token Give Away
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Portland Retro Gaming Expo Collectible Arcade Token Give
Away!This weekend we will be giving away the
last batch of our 2014 Collectible Arcade Tokens at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo. This is your last chance to get your hands
on these exclusive limited edition coins. They will not be made available again after this date. Each coin comes in a unique
custom package featuring the Portland Retro Gaming Expo logo. Each coin is limited to 125 Each, making a total of 250
coins available at the show.
So be sure to get to the show early on Saturday as these coins won't last long! See
you at the show!
For more information please visit the official Portland Retro Gaming Expo website.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
10/16/2014 - Guilty Gear Xrd Available December 16th in North America
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Gear Xrd -SIGN- Standard and Limited Editions Available December 16, 2014 in North America
Aksys Games proudly announces that Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-, the newest, most innovative fighting game for the PlayStation®4 computer
entertainment system and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, ships on December 16, 2014 in North America, just
in time for the holiday season! Both the standard and limited editions are available for pre-order, so reserve your copy today!
Pre-Order Your Copy Today!
of the game’s release, the DLC character Elphelt (a $7.99 value) will be available for free on PSNSM from
12/16 for a limited time! Pre-order your copy of Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- today so that you can download this great
character the second your copy arrives!
About Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Limited
The Guilty Gear series is known for its visually stunning moves and its rocking
soundtrack, and Aksys Games wanted to reflect that with an exclusive limited edition that will only be available in North
"The Backyard" – The outer box for the Limited Edition features a replica
of "The Backyard" complete with embossed gears and foiling. Dare to open the book to uncover all the goodies!
Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Vocal Collection – Featuring 10
vocal-tracks, the Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Vocal Collection is filled with the hard rocking tunes that the
series is known for, arranged by Guilty Gear series creator, Daisuke Ishiwatari, himself!
Gear Codex – What limited edition is without its art book? The Character Book features a profile
for each character from Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-, as well as those from Guilty Gear XX Accent Core
Plus and Guilty Gear 2 Overture, and a glossary of terms; a complete character history for those
who have some catching up to do!
Sol Badguy "Free" Keychain – Inscribed with the
word "FREE," this metal keychain is a scaled replica of the original belt buckle worn by Sol! Add it to your keys
to show off something truly unique!
About Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-
Guilty Gear Xrd
-SIGN- is the next level in fighting gaming, breaking the rules of traditional 2D/3D fighters. Arc System Works, known
for their awesome animated visuals, ups the ante, and using Unreal Engine, creates a 2.5D fighting game that has the look
and feel of an animated 2D fighter!
Revolutionary Fighting – Considered one of the greatest
fighting games of all time, the Guilty Gear series is just as known for its deep and challenging gameplay as it is for its
visuals. Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- continues this tradition, and streamlines the gaming mechanics to make them accessible
for the next generation of fighting gamer. Favorites such as the Roman Cancel system have been enhanced so get ready to slow
down time on your opponent and shred their health meter.
Let's Rock the Visuals – Arc System
Works spared no expense at creating one of the most visually stunning fighting games to date. While Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-
may look 2D, everything is in 3D, freeing the camera to be as dynamic as possible. What does that mean? Awesome and never
before seen visuals – a veritable feast for the eyes!
Dual Language – Guilty Gear
Xrd -SIGN- will also include both the original Japanese and English audio with English subtitles!
Amazing Roster - The cast includes returning favorites such as Sol Badguy and Ky Kiske, plus new characters like
the mysterious Bedman, the lethal Ramlethal Valentine, and more! Additional characters will be available as unlockables (Sin)
or downloaded (Elphelt) through PSNSM!
About Aksys Games
2006 in Torrance, California, Aksys Games Localization, Inc. is a localization studio and visionary video game publisher specializing
in the Japanese-to-English translation of games and committed to publishing unique, multicultural, high-quality interactive
content for all current-generation platforms with its talented staff. Its lineup of games includes the Record of Agarest
War series, Zero Escape: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors (Winning “Best Story/Writing” Awards from IGN
and Nintendo Power), Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward (2012 GDC Awards “Best Story” Nominee),
the acclaimed BlazBlue fighting game series, and Muramasa Rebirth. More information about Aksys Games and
its products can be found on the company’s website, www.aksysgames.com.
Submitted by: E. Thomas
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
10/15/2014 - Hand of Fate Coming to Xbox One and PS4
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Hand of Fate Coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4
Gamers Can Soon Play David Goldfarb’s Side Mission, Coming to Steam Early Access
QUEENSLAND - Oct. 15, 2014 – Hand of Fate, the Kickstarter-funded title from Defiant Development that seamlessly blends RPG, rogue-like and action-adventure elements with
board and collectible card game features, will launch on Xbox One in January 2015 in addition to the previously announced
PC and PlayStation 4 releases.
Gamers who download Hand of Fate on Steam Early Access will be able to play new content created by industry luminary David Goldfarb,
of Battlefield and Payday fame, prior to the game’s official launch. Goldfarb has designed original
encounters, locations, items and a story which flesh out a hidden optional quest in Hand of Fate.
Goldfarb’s side mission begins when players discover the corpse of a hunter - missing its shadow. As the level
progresses, more bodies without shadows pile up. Players make their way to the Gorge of Beasts, where the bones of a
great creature envelope the surrounding land in darkness. From the gloom emerges a mythical monstrosity terrorizing
the land, a creature that must be defeated.
“The feedback we have received from gamers playing on Steam
Early Access has surpassed our wildest dreams,” said Morgan Jaffit, director, Defiant Development. “We are
working furiously to deliver the finished game for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC owners.”
Early Access build of Hand of Fate is now available for PC, Mac and Linux on Steam at a discounted price
of $25 USD.
Information about Hand of Fate can be found at: http://defiantdev.com/handoffate.php
Submitted by: E. Thomas
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
10/14/2014 - In Space We Brawl Now Available on PSN Store
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In Space We Brawl Now
Available On PlayStation Store In North America
Arcade Style Space Shooter Launches on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3
Italy) - October 14th, 2014 - Independent developer Forge Reply, announced today that In Space We Brawl, is
now live on the Sony PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 store in North America. In Space We Brawl features intergalactic
battlegrounds where players choose from 11 spaceships and 11 weapon attachments to unleash true cosmic mayhem. Combining
the best of classic arcade “beat ‘em up’s” with the competitive nature of a local multiplayer twin
stick shooter, In Space We Brawl is truly a unique and exciting gameplay experience.
be happier to launch In Space We Brawl and share it with players,” said Alessandro Mazzega, head of PR and
Marketing for Forge Reply. “Today is a culmination of all the hard work we’ve put into the game and we hope players
have as much fun playing the game as we’ve had developing it. We look forward to seeing player reaction and the excitement
that comes out of playing In Space We Brawl.”
In Space We Brawl features a local
multiplayer setting with the gameplay mechanics of a fast paced space shooter. Players can select a ship and a weapon choosing
among 100+ different combinations, looking for the best mix for their combat style. When battling in one of the eight different
locations, they will also face environmental space hazards such as solar winds, black holes and alien nests that they must
carefully navigate or use to their advantage when fighting against other players.
In Space We Brawl is
now available on the PlayStation Store, for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 on in North America and will be available tomorrow
(October 15th) in Europe and Australia, priced at €11.99, £9.49, $11.99 and AU$17,95. PlayStation Plus subscribers
will be given 20% off the RRP of In Space We Brawl for the first week of sale.
Visit the website: http://www.inspacewebrawl.com
Follow us on Twitter: @InSpaceWeBrawl
Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/InSpaceWeBrawl
Submitted by: E. Thomas
Monday, October 13, 2014
10/13/2014 - Ubisoft Announces Tetris Ultimate for Nintendo 3DS
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UK — October 13, 2014 — Ubisoft® confirmed today that Tetris® Ultimate, the latest iteration
of the world’s most loved puzzle game, will be available for the Nintendo 3DS™ from November 11, 2014. In
addition to delivering six exciting modes, Tetris® Ultimate for Nintendo 3DS also includes an exclusive
single-player Challenge mode.
UBISOFT ANNOUNCES Tetris®
Ultimate RELEASE DATE FOR NINTENDO 3DSTM
Available digitally through the Nintendo eShop (11th November) and in
as a boxed edition in retailers (14th November in the UK), Tetris Ultimate for 3DS offers exciting modes,
fun features and unique visuals that allow 1–4 players to face off in seven different game modes:
- Marathon – Complete level 15 and rack up as many points as you can.
- Endless – Keep clearing lines until your stamina runs out!
- Ultra – Race to score as many points possible before time runs out in this
- Sprint – Clear 40 lines as quickly
as you can.
- Battle – Go head-to-head to knock out 1-4
- Battle Ultimate – Be the last person playing
after using crazy power-ups! Go on the offensive with Carousel and make your opponent’s Well shift to the left
after each move, or trigger Let it Rain and dump garbage down on top of them. Buzz Saw helps you out by
clearing away a number of your lines, especially useful when you’re in a spot of trouble.
- Challenge – With four mode variants, be prepared for a variety of challenges that will put any player’s
determination to the test:
- Master - The Tetriminos drop instantly
and appear at the bottom.
- Rotation Lock – The orientation
of the Tetriminos are random and you cannot rotate them.
– As the game levels up, you’ll have to clear more lines
- Invisible – The Tetriminos become invisible as they drop to the bottom.
Tetris Ultimate will also be available for digital download this
winter for the Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 computer
entertainment system, PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system, and Windows PC.
For more information
on Tetris Ultimate, please visit tetrisultimate.com.
For the latest news on Ubisoft collectible merchandise, please
visit and like the page www.facebook.com/ubicollectibles.
Submitted by: E. Thomas