Archive for April, 2013

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic (3DS) DLC – Concept Art and Screenshots

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Source: 4Gamer

Grand Theft Auto V – New Trailers for Michael, Franklin, and Trevor!

Rockstar Games released 3 brand new trailers for Grand Theft Auto V today. GTAV is scheduled for release on September 17th, worldwide for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Here are the trailers:

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Source: Rockstar Games

This Day In Gaming History – April 30th

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1982

Judge Milton Feller of the New York Superior Court declares that a gaming-based ordinance in Garwood, New Jersey, is unconstitutional. The ordinance required video game players to be at least 18 years old.

1995

Full Throttle (DOS/MAC/WIN) is released by LucasArts.

1997

Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter (WIN) is released by Totally Games and LucasArts.

1998

Panzer Dragoon Saga (SAT) is released by Team Andromeda and Sega in North America.

1999

A Bug’s Life (N64) is released by Traveller’s Tales abd Activision in Europe.

Pokémon Stadium 2 (N64) is released by Nintendo EAD, HAL Laboratory, and Nintendo in Japan. Outside of Japan this game is known as just Pokémon Stadium. The original Japan-only Pokémon Stadium included fewer Pokémon and never released outside of Japan.

Baldur’s Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast (MAC/WIN) is released by BioWare, Black Isle Studios, and Interplay Entertainment.

2000

Grand Theft Auto 2 (DC) is released by DMA Design and Rockstar Games in North America.

2002

Resident Evil (GCN) is released by Capcom Production Studio 4 and Capcom in North America.

2005

Nintendo’s final competition event for their Pokémon Emerald contest is held in Seattle, Washington featuring top players from the U.S. and Canada. The winner of the competition is Chris Darling.

2008

Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor (WIN) is released by Stardock.

2013

Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut (PS3) is scheduled to be released by by Access Games, ToyBox Inc., Marvelous Entertainment,  and Rising Star Games in North America.

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (PS3 via PSN) is scheduled to be released by Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft in North America.

Poker Night 2 (PS3 via PSN) is scheduled to released by Telltale Games in North America.

Soul Sacrifice (PSV) is scheduled to be released by Marvelous AQL, SCE Japan Studio, and Sony Computer Entertainment Japan in North America.

Zeno Clash II (PS3/WIN/XB360) is scheduled to be released by ACE Team and Atlus.

Source: Chronology of Video Games & Wikipedia

Morning LOL – Peahats, the Bane of Link’s Existence

Obviously as those of us who have played Ocarina of Time know, you don’t mess with Peahats early in the game. They will tear you up big time if you’re not careful. Also a little known piece of trivia about them according to Zelda Wiki is that they are apparently the only enemies in the game which can drop two different items at the same time (i.e. rupees and hearts for example). In later games they would serve mainly as targets for the Clawshots, but who knows, maybe they will return to their near mini-boss status in a later entry?

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Source: Memebase Video Games

Random Game Facts – Portal 2 Wall Walking

Hmm this is interesting. I don’t know if it would make me queasy or not, but it might be a fun idea. Zelda Twilight Princess had portions where you walked on the ceiling, so this type of thing is not unheard of. Maybe Valve will revisit the idea if they make a Portal 3.

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Source: DidYouKnow Gaming

Rumor – Next Xbox – More Details

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According to Polygon Microsoft’s next Xbox console will have the ability to capture & share videos through Facebook, Ustream, etc, just like on the PS4. Microsoft hasn’t finalized this yet, but currently they’re thinking of making it work like a DVR where you can select certain points or highlights. It will be able to be toggled on/off and can even have trigger based events like when you get certain achievements for example. You would also be able to upload your videos to YouTube.
Polygon goes on to say that their sources say the next Xbox will have some sort of always-on type component. Supposedly it would be to help with the non-gaming applications of the system, but could also be used as a DRM/anti-piracy measure. Currently Microsoft is letting publishes decided whether or not they need to have a constant connection or if it’s a one-time thing. Apparently even with this feature though, you can still play games without an always-on connection.
Achievements are being re-worked so developers can add additional ones after release without the need for DLC. Broad-scope achievements will be part of the system as well, such as community based events. Cross-game achievements will be possible as well. Say for example if a series like the Mass Effect trilogy were to come out for this system, the developers could give you a larger achievement for completing all 3 games. Microsoft is thinking of possibly implementing cross-platform achievements as well. With this feature you could possibly earn achievements through an app or perhaps with an earlier game on Xbox 360.
Microsoft is working on tweaking Xbox Live as well. They want to make it similar to Facebook and Twitter according to Polygon. Supposedly there will no longer be a cap on the number of friends you can have on the new system. Instead of just being able to add friends and having to both add one another, you’ll be able to follow a person like you would on Twitter or Facebook as well.
We don’t know for sure which of these things will come true, if any of them do, but we will hopefully find out in a little less than a month as Microsoft’s event is set for May 21st. Stay tuned for more details as they become available.

Source: Polygon

Soul Sacrifice – Two Videos of Footage

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Source: PlayStationJP YouTube Channel

Soul Sacrifice – Logo & Artwork

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Source: AllGamesBeta

Resident Evil: Revelations – Making Of Video Part 1 – Heritage and Horror

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Source: GameNewsOfficial YouTube Channel

Deadpool (PS3/WIN/XB360) – 2 New Characters Revealed

Activision and High Moon Studios have announced two new characters that will be included in the upcoming Deadpool game which is scheduled to release on June 25th. The characters are the villain Mister Sinister and the heroine Psylocke. Here’s a look at their files:

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Source: AllGamesBeta