Archive for December 15th, 2013

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z (Multi) – Screenshots, Box Art, & Artwork

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Nordic Game Charts – Week 49 2013

1. FIFA 14
2. CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS
3. SKYLANDERS: SWAP FORCE
4. ASSASSIN’S CREED IV: BLACK FLAG
5. GRAND THEFT AUTO V
6. GRAN TURISMO 6
7. BATTLEFIELD 4
8. LEGO MARVEL SUPER HEROES
9. JUST DANCE 2014
10. DISNEY INFINITY
11. NHL 14
12. NEED FOR SPEED: RIVALS
13. THE SIMS 3: INTO THE FUTURE
14. SINGSTAR: PEARLS OF FINLAND
15. SUPER MARIO 3D WORLD
16. MINECRAFT
17. RATCHET & CLANK: NEXUS
18. JUST DANCE 4
19. THE SIMS 3: ISLAND PARADISE
20. RAYMAN LEGENDS

Source: GamesPress & ANGI

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (iOS) – Launch Press Release

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Today, we’re pleased to announce that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is now available for £4.99 on select iOS devices via the App Store and here, including iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPod Touch 5th gen, iPad 2, 3rd and 4th generation, iPad Air, iPad Mini and iPad Mini with Retina Display. Coming soon to select Android, Amazon Kindle and Windows Phone devices.

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas features a vast open-world covering the state of San Andreas and its three major cities – Los Santos, San Fierro and Las Venturas. In addition to enhanced visual fidelity and over 70 hours of gameplay, the game has received several technical upgrades for the iOS version and has been specially modified for use with mobile devices. Upgrades and
enhancements include:

• Re-mastered, high-resolution graphics including lighting enhancements, an enriched color palette and improved character models;
• Dynamic detailed shadows and real-time environmental reflections (iPhone 5 series/iPad 4th Gen and above);
• Physical controller support for all Made-for-iOS controllers;
• Cloud save support for playing across all of your iOS devices for Rockstar Social Club Members;
• Updated checkpoint system;
• Dual analog stick controls for full camera and movement control;
• Three different touch control schemes and customizable controls.

Five years ago, Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, a city tearing itself apart with gang trouble, drugs and corruption. Now it’s the early 90’s and Carl’s got to go home. His mother has been murdered, his family has fallen apart and his childhood friends are all heading towards disaster. On his return to the neighborhood, a couple of corrupt cops frame him for homicide. CJ is forced on a journey that takes him across the entire state of San Andreas, to save his family and to take control of the streets.

Source: GamesPress

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The Walking Dead: Season Two Episode 1 – All That Remains (Multi) Trailer

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The Sims 3: Roaring Heights (OSX & PC) – Logo, Screenshots, & Press Release

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Welcome to Roaring Heights, the sparkling city nestled by the beach. Experience an exuberant life amidst a city full of iconic Art Deco skyscrapers. Explore the bustling beachside scene in your fixed-up pristine classic car. Between the breathtaking architecture of the vibrant city, the lavish parties you’ll throw, and the tranquil breeze of the beach, the vibe of Roaring Heights is positively golden.

KEY FEATURES

*All-New Gameplay Object* Fixer Upper Car: A little elbow grease goes a long way! Spend some time fixing up this baby, then take it for a spin and be the coolest cat on the street!

A Whole New World Awaits: Meet new Sims, explore new locations, and experience the exuberant world of Roaring Heights.

Exclusive New Items: Customize your game with dozens of all-new exclusive objects and clothing available only in Roaring Heights

Classic The Sims 2 Capp Family: The Capp family is on vacation in Roaring Heights and absolutely smitten with this beachside city! Come find out why they’ve decided to move here!

*Requires The Sims 3 for PC/Mac to play.

Source: GamesPress (1, 2, & 3)

Saints Row IV (360, PC, & PS3) – Child’s Play Pack DLC – Screenshots & Press Release

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Larkspur, Calif., – December 12, 2013 - A special add-on content pack in support of the Child’s Play charity is now available in Saints Row IV™: The Child’s Play Pack (a special web site for this DLC is located at www.childsplay.saintsrow.com.) Publisher Deep Silver and developer Volition are donating all proceeds from this pack in support of Child’s Play.

Child’s Play is a video game industry charity which raises money to support sick children and their families during their stay in hospitals and therapy facilities. Just recently, Child’s Play announced that through the generosity of donors worldwide they have raised more than $20 million over its ten year existence.

“The generosity of Deep Silver, Volition and Saints Row IV fans will positively impact the lives of children in our network of hospitals around the world. By providing video games and other forms of play, child life specialists are able to help children cope with pain and fear, and make the holidays a little brighter for sick kids,” says Jamie Dillion, program coordinator at
Child’s Play.

“We are happy to continue our ongoing support for Child’s Play with this new exclusive content for Saints Row IV. Children are our future, and to help alleviate their sometimes painful treatments through Child Play’s work means a great deal to us. As a
father myself, I wholly support the Child’s Play cause,” said Klemens Kundratitz, CEO of Deep Silver’s parent company Koch Media.

The Child’s Play Pack in Saints Row IV contains toys that will bring back childhood memories. Players will be able to rampage through the virtual city of Steelport as a Digital Dino or go bananas in the Robochimp Outfit, while the Retro Rocket vehicle lets players soar through the streets of Steelport in classic style.

Saints Row fans can support Child’s Play for a limited time by purchasing this add-on for the PC at a price of $2.99 USD / EUR 2.99 / GBP 2.49.

For more information regarding Child’s Play, please visit www.childsplaycharity.org.

Source: GamesPress (1, 2, & 3)

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (Multi) – Freedom Cry DLC Screenshots & Press Release

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Tales of Zestiria (PS3) – Screenshots & Press Release

PARIS, FRANCE – December 12th 2013 – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S has proudly joined today its Japanese Headquarters to announce the Japanese 20th anniversary commemorative title, Tales of Zestiria™, is being developed for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, as the newest installment of the famous RPG series. This commemorative title is the first new Tales of title to be simultaneously announced in Japan and throughout the world.

The Tales of series has portrayed the common theme “coexistence” throughout the years, as well as its action-packed battle system that is unique to the RPG genre. Moreover, the series, becoming very popular across the world, has sold 16million copies worldwide, in over 100 countries and regions.

2015 marks the 20th anniversary for the ‘Tales of’ franchise in Japan and I would like to thank all the fans who have supported us for the past two decades from the bottom of my heart,” said Makoto Yoshizumi, ‘Tales of’ Chief Producer from NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.  “In recent years we have received anticipation for the series not only from Japan, but from overseas fans as well.  Because of this I feel that the Tales of series has more potential than ever before.  For this reason we are taking this opportunity to announce Tales of Zestiria as a worldwide release.  This title will be going back to the roots of
the series and boldly exclaim to the world ‘this is TALES OF!
’”

In this brand new adventure, players will delve into a grand storyline and discover the “zest” of adventure with brand new characters, magical lands and action-packed gameplay that the ‘Tales of’ franchise is known for from fans around the world.  Tales of Zestiria™ returns to the series roots of a fantasy setting with character designs being handled by all four series designers; Mutsumi Inomata, Kosuke Fujishima, Daigo Okumura, and Minoru Iwamoto. ufotable Inc. will also return to create the game’s animated cut scenes and opening movie.

Over the past few years the ‘Tales of’ team has taken great strides to strengthen our relationship with players across North America and Europe,” said ‘Tales of’ series producer Hideo Baba from NAMCO BANDAI Studios. “To respond to their love and support I am honored to open a new chapter of the ‘Tales of’ series together with Japanese and overseas fans.”

The Tales of franchise has seen a strong resurgence of popularity among RPG gamers throughout Western territories in recent years.  2013 saw the series’ 15 anniversary in Europe with the release of Tales of Xillia™ and the announcement of 2014’s Tales of Symphonia Chronicles™ and Tales of Xillia™ 2; both titles are also exclusive to the PlayStation®3 system.

For more information on Tales of titles, please visit: http://www.namcobandaigames.eu

Source: GamesPress (1 & 2)

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (3DS & PSV) – Gameplay Footage

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Source: GameSpot & IGN