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Friday, October 17, 2014

10/17/2014 - Portland Retro Gaming Expo Collectible Arcade Token Give Away
Portland Retro Gaming Expo Collectible Arcade Token Give Away!

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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.

http://retrogamingexpo.com/


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Thursday, October 16, 2014

10/16/2014 - Guilty Gear Xrd Available December 16th in North America
Guilty 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!
 
Launch Bonus

In celebration 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 Edition

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 America!

"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!

Guilty 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 LanguageGuilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- will also include both the original Japanese and English audio with English subtitles!

An 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

Founded in 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


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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

10/15/2014 - Hand of Fate Coming to Xbox One and PS4
Defiant Development’s Hand of Fate Coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4


PC Gamers Can Soon Play David Goldfarb’s Side Mission, Coming to Steam Early Access

BRISBANE, 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.

David 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.”  

The 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

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

10/14/2014 - In Space We Brawl Now Available on PSN Store
In Space We Brawl Now Available On PlayStation Store In North America


Arcade Style Space Shooter Launches on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3

(Milan, 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.

“We couldn’t 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

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Monday, October 13, 2014

10/13/2014 - Ubisoft Announces Tetris Ultimate for Nintendo 3DS
UBISOFT ANNOUNCES Tetris® Ultimate RELEASE DATE FOR NINTENDO 3DSTM

London, 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.

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 three-minute challenge.
  • Sprint – Clear 40 lines as quickly as you can.
  • Battle – Go head-to-head to knock out 1-4 challengers.
  • 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.
    • Escalation – 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.

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