Archive for 30 April 2009
The executive producer talks about the game’s missions in this new trailer.
Batman Arkham Asylum Combat Trailer
A new trailer for Eidos’ Batman Arkham Asylum is now available for viewing showing some of the game’s combat moves in action.
Call Of Juarez: Bound In Blood Dated
Ubisoft has revealed that Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood is due out on 3 July.
Battlestations: Pacific Demo Ships Out
Eidos have announced that a demo of Battlestations: Pacific has launched on Xbox Live and PC.The demo, which you can grab from Xbox Live or Steam, contains full tutorials as well as one mission from the US campaing, named “Divine Winds of Leyte.”The demo also features two multiplayer modes, Island Capture and Siege, which are playable against the AI in Skirmish mode.The full version will feature two single-player campaigns, with one from the American perspective and one from the Japanese, which together span 28 battles.
Sims 3 Details Online Feature Set
Electronic Arts have revealed the online features of The Sims 3.The Sims 3 will feature an online store, which allows players to download exclusive items, whether clothing or furniture.
City of Heroes Issue 15 Announced, Accounts Reactivated
NCSoft has announced City of Heroes Issue 15: Anniversary.The issue, designed to celebrate the fifth anniversary of City of Heroes which took place two days ago, adds in the usual raft of features and content.Players can expect new missions, costume pieces, faces, emotes, and a raft of updates to the Mission Architect added in Issue 14.In other City of Heroes news, the anniversary celebrations have led to NCSoft reactivating all trial and paid accounts to run until Sunday, giving players a chance to check out all the updates – including the Mission Architect, which is a bit of a big one.For more details on Issue 15, check out the official page.
Dawn of War II Soundtrack Released
Relic has released the Dawn of War II soundtrack for free.You can grab the soundtrack, which consists of 20 MP3s in 320kbps quality, by popping over the game’s page on the Steam website and scrolling down a bit.No Steam account is required to download the tracks, as it’s just an http link.You can check out our review of Dawn of War II here, or download the single-player demo if you feel like trying the game out for yourself.
Red Steel, Ghost Recon, Splinter Cell Before Fiscal 2010
Ubisoft has given rough dates for Splinter Cell: Conviction and Red Steel 2.Ubisoft’s official Red Steel 2 announcement states that the game is due out in the “2009 holiday season,” and is set in a “desert-bound, high-tech metropolis.” Other than the fact that the game will support and make extensive use of the Wii MotionPlus, we know little else about the title as this point.Ubisoft’s fourth-quarter sales data has revealed that Splinter Cell: Conviction, which we’ve heard little about recently, is also due for release at the end of 2009.The data also reveals that the fourth entry in the Ghost Recon series is due out before the 2010 fiscal year begins, which places it before April 2010.With all of these, and the announcement that Assassin’s Creed is also due in winter, it looks like Ubi is gearing up for a busy Christmas.
Empire: Total War Patched
The Creative Assembly has announced the newest patch for Empire: Total War is now available via Steam.