The story of Fire Emblem Awakening begins in the kingdom of Ylisse and centers on Lord Chrom, the brother of Ylisse’s Holy Ruler. Chrom leads the Shepherds, a band of soldiers who defend the borders of Ylisse from Plegian bandits. Players create a custom avatar and play as Chrom’s right-hand man who is deeply ingrained in the main storyline. In addition to an immersive storyline, Fire Emblem Awakening keeps the adventure going with StreetPass and SpotPass functionality, as well as downloadable content available for purchase. Newly revealed information includes the following:
Downloadable Content: Maps will be available to purchase and [...]
From the Playstation Blog:
DmC reinvents Capcom’s classic action franchise to explore new frontiers with the series. The “Devil May Cry DNA” of stylish action, rewarding combat and a brash, smart-talking protagonist all remains; however, it has now injected with a dark and brutal gameplay that promises to redefine the franchise. The BioShock Ultimate Rapture Edition combines BioShock and BioShock 2 along with new Plasmids and Gene Tonics for the original BioShock, plus the Sinclair Solutions Tester pack, Rapture Metro Pack, The Protector Trials, and Minerva’s Den expansions for BioShock 2.
Enjoy this week The Drop.
DmC: Devil May Cry
(Also on PSN) – The Dante of DmC is [...]
Skylanders Giants U.S. Sales Surpass Domestic Holiday Box Office for Top Kids’ Films
SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that, according to data from the NPD Group, the Skylanders franchise crossed $500 million in retail sales in the U.S., inclusive of accessory packs and figures, and reached this milestone faster than any other kids’ gaming property. Additionally, together Skylanders Giants™ and Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure® figures have outsold the top action figure lines in the toy category in the U.S., outselling such popular toy lines as Beyblades, WWE and Star Wars.1
Skylanders Giants, the [...]
Interactive Multi-Author Seven-Book Series Launches Globally September 2013 With First Book And Storyline By #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Brandon Mull And Second Book By #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Maggie Stiefvater
NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, and the pioneering publisher of the multi-platform New York Times bestselling The 39 Clues® and Infinity Ringseries, continues to innovate with the publication of SPIRIT ANIMALS™, a new fantasy adventure series for readers ages 8-12. The multi-author series launches worldwide on September 10, 2013, and will be led by #1 New York Times [...]
LOS ANGELES, CA- January 10, 2013- Leading mobile games publisher and developer, GAMEVIL®, announced the release of their latest title, ZENONIA® 5: Wheel of Destiny to App Store today. The ZENONIA series is widely acclaimed as one of GAMEVIL’s flagship titles that reflect the RPG know-how and high quality game production of GAMEVIL. The latest ZENONIA, Wheel of Destiny, builds on the previous styles and features of the game, improving gameplay mechanics featured in stunning HD.
ZENONIA 5 takes place long after the battles of Regret in the previous ZENONIA 4, as a once peaceful world falls into the [...]
Official illustrations and confirmation of the types of the three ‘starter’ Pokémon in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y are now revealed. Official illustrations of the two Legendary Pokémon from the promotion video and details on their height and weight also revealed.
Here’s a helpful infographic showing the types of the starter Pokémon and how their types match-up against each other: games.premiercomms.com/pics.asp?i=1510
Grass-type is strong against Water-type, but weak against Fire. Fire-type is strong against Grass-type and weak against Water. While Water-type is strong against Fire-type Pokémon, but weak against Grass.
Heights and weights for the two legendary Pokémon are:
Xerneus, 3.0 m (9’10”), 215.0 Kg (474 lbs.)
Travel across two realms, overcome an ancient evil and save the souls of the innocent
San Francisco, California – January 11, 2013 – G5 Entertainment and Orchid Games today present the release of an intricate, ghostly hidden object adventure game, Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch, on Kindle Fire.
Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch unravels a mystery of a ghost of the young woman captured in the woods. You play as Maylynn who, with two female friends, goes on an innocent hiking trip and soon finds trouble befalling the group. Things get creepy and scary really fast as a ghost of a woman starts showing up and then one of the friends gets seriously hurt. Looking for [...]
LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO- 10th January 2013 -SEGA® Europe, Ltd. and SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced that it is now possible to pre-register for Kingdom Conquest IITM. Kingdom Conquest II is the sequel to the 2010
blockbuster, Kingdom Conquest, that to date has had over 3.5 million
downloads worldwide. Developed by SEGA Networks, Kingdom Conquest II will be
a universal app compatible with iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod® touch and
will be available for free on the App Store and for all Android devices on
Pre-registration for Kingdom Conquest II is available now at
http://kingdom-conquest2.com/eu to receive two extremely limited Monster
Cards when the game launches.
Customers who have purchased AutoRip CDs from Amazon dating back to 1998 will find free MP3 versions automatically added to their Cloud Player accounts – free of charge
AutoRip is the latest in a series of customer benefits exclusive to the Amazon ecosystem of digital content
SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 10, 2013– (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced the launch of Amazon AutoRip, a new service that gives customers free MP3 versions of CDs they purchase from Amazon. When customers purchase AutoRip CDs, the MP3 versions are automatically added to their Cloud Player libraries, where they are available, free of charge, for immediate playback or download – no more waiting for the CD to arrive. Additionally, customers who have purchased AutoRip CDs at any [...]
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U™
- ZombiU™ Demo – A great plague has enveloped the city in a fog of death. The Infected prowl through the streets, waiting to prey on your living flesh at every turn. ZombiU is built from the ground up to take full advantage of Wii U, and will test your will to survive in a fear-fueled zombie nightmare. The Wii U GamePad controller becomes your all-in-one survival kit for tools, inventory, med kit and maps. Feel the tension mount as you try to keep your eyes on the TV and Wii U GamePad controller at the same time. ZombiU [...]
Marvel Super Heroes Build Their Way into LEGO Games Autumn 2013 with an All-New, Action-Packed LEGO Videogame Adventure
London, UK – 8th January, 2013 – Marvel Super Heroes are assembling for an action-packed, brick-smashing good time! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Marvel Entertainment announced today that LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes will be available from autumn 2013 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Wii U™ system and Windows PC, as well as the Nintendo DS™ handheld system, Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system [...]
Guildford, England – January 9th 2012 – Hello Games, the bright UK indie start-up, today announced that everyone’s favorite stuntman Joe Danger will be blasting onto the App Store on Thursday January 10th and releases a launch trailer to celebrate.
Speaking earlier today founder Sean Murray, said; “Releasing Joe Danger for iPhone, iPod and iPad is one of the most important steps for us as a little indie studio. This has been a secret pet project of mine for quite a while, which I’m delighted to let the world play for the first time. It’s such an amazing opportunity for us to be able to reach all those millions of beautiful iOS gamers.”
Hello Games also announced that the critically [...]
With this Far Cry 3 mobile app for Multiplayer and Co-op, players can decode the encrypted data found during game sessions to earn advanced weapon mods and customize their Loadouts on the go. Far Cry Outpost also allows players to track their progress through the daily and weekly challenges, check out their stats and compare with their friends, and keep track of the maps created via the in game map editor.
ATLUS to Host a Week Long Pure White World Tendency Event Beginning Today and Running Through 1/14
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 8, 2013 – ATLUS, a brand of Index Digital Media, Inc., today announced that the award-winning action RPG Demon’s Souls™ is now available for download on the PlayStation®Network (PSN) for $19.99.
To celebrate this digital release, ATLUS is hosting a World Tendency Event for one week starting today and ending on 1/14/13, setting the servers to Pure White. For those unfamiliar with the game or needing a refresher, Pure White Tendency brings a number of changes to the gameplay. The online world will be adjusted to an easier difficulty setting, where enemies will have decreased HP, attack power, and [...]
Windows 8 Customers Gain Access in 2013 to Hundreds of Casual Games Streaming Instantly to PC and Tablets
SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Big Fish, the most trusted global leader in casual games, announced today that its innovative cloud gaming service, Big Fish Unlimited, will be published by Microsoft Studios for Windows 8 devices in 2013. Customers will be able to instantly play hundreds of Big Fish’s high-quality casual games anytime, anywhere on Windows 8 tablets and PCs. Players will be able to connect their Xbox LIVE accounts to Big Fish Unlimited to earn achievements and share their game play with friends.
Big Fish Unlimited has a catalog of games – 150 today with new games added every week [...]
New Pokémon Adventure Featuring All-New Pokémon Set in a Spectacular 3D World
LONDON, UK —January 8, 2013— The Pokémon Company and Nintendo announced today that the next generation of Pokémon video games, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, will launch worldwide in October for the Nintendo 3DS system. New Pokémon, a new storyline set in a spectacular 3D world, and dynamic battles instantly make Pokémon X and Pokémon Y two of the most highly anticipated video game titles of 2013.
“The worldwide launch of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y this October allows players to begin their adventures at the same time,” said Tsunekazu Ishihara, CEO of The Pokémon Company. “Now, Pokémon fans across the globe can discover the secrets of Pokémon [...]
Original Multiplatform Game to Release in 2013
EDISON, NJ – January 8, 2013 – Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of games for the mass market, announced today a relationship with Disney Interactive to start development of original video games based on the animated hit Disney television series Phineas and Ferb.
“We are thrilled to be teaming up with Disney to bring a new Phineas and Ferb game to market across multiple platforms,” said Jesse Sutton, Chief Executive Officer, Majesco Entertainment. “Phineas and Ferb is known for fun-filled adventures and hilarious gags that appeal to a universal audience, and we’re creating a [...]
Fans Will Soon Be Able to Revisit the Terrors of Heavenly Host from an All-new Perspective
Torrance, Calif., (January 8, 2013) – This winter just got even more chilling! XSEED Games, an independent-minded publisher, today announced that the company will be releasing Corpse Party: Book of Shadows on the PlayStation®Network for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system in North America on January 15, at a price of $19.99. The game will also be available for purchase on the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system at launch. To prepare for its eerie arrival, XSEED Games just launched the new product website at www.corpsepartypsp.com and is releasing an all-new trailer.
Corpse Party: Book of Shadows serves as the follow-up to 2011’s critically acclaimed, [...]
Las Vegas, Nevada.— January 07, 2013 — OnLive, the leader of on-demand cloud gaming, will be demonstrating its OnLive® Game Service, now fully integrated with the LG Smart TV with Google TV™ (G3 Series), at this year’s CES show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Showing at the LVCC, Central Hall, LG booth (8204) from 8-11th January, OnLive combines the power of the Google TV platform with the speed of LG’s dual-core chipset and a new user-friendly interface, making console-quality games instantly playable as part of [...]
DENVER, CO – (January 7, 2012) – Handheld Worlds is pleased to announce the release of Isles of Min: Chapter One, a new fantasy role-playing game for iOS devices, now available in the Apple App Store.
A mysterious new creature has been spotted in the Isles of Min. Journey to these remote islands and discover their secrets. This quest-driven “old school” RPG is the first installment in a planned series of games designed exclusively for iOS devices.
- Quest and Story Driven Role-Playing Game
- Full Retina, iPad and iPhone 5 support
- Hours of game play
- Converse with over 20 characters
- Diverse variety of side quests
- Inventory System
- Save system with multiple save slots
- Gain new skills as you advance [...]
Paris – January, 10 – 2013
Building on the success of their platformer game Kung Fu Rabbit, cTools Studio, alongside Cazap and BulkyPix, is back in the spotlight with Little Amazon. Halfway between a platformer and a running game, Little Amazon plunges you into a lively and colorful universe that promises hours of fun and magic.
For centuries, life in the forest was peaceful and magical creatures lived in harmony – until one day when the forest’s protector, The Fairy King, fell into a deep sleep. With the forest defenseless, the evil Grûûl arrived with his army, intent on absorbing the forest’s energy and spreading terror amongst its denizens.
Redeem a promocode here ==> http://appcod.es/little-amazon
Sunday, January 6, 2013
CES – NVIDIA today announced Project SHIELD, a gaming portable for open platforms, designed for gamers who yearn to play when, where and how they want.
Created with the philosophy that gaming should be open and flexible, Project SHIELD flawlessly plays both Android and PC titles. As a pure Android device, it gives access to any game on Google Play. And as a wireless receiver and controller, it can stream games from a PC powered by NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX GPUs, accessing titles on its STEAM game library from anywhere in the home.
“Project SHIELD was created by NVIDIA engineers who love to game and imagined [...]
Sunday, January 6, 2013
CES – NVIDIA today introduced NVIDIA® Tegra® 4, the world’s fastest mobile processor, with record-setting performance and battery life to flawlessly power smartphones and tablets, gaming devices, auto infotainment and navigation systems, and PCs.
Tegra 4 offers exceptional graphics processing, with lightning-fast web browsing, stunning visuals and new camera capabilities through computational photography.
Previously codenamed “Wayne,” Tegra 4 features 72 custom NVIDIA GeForce™ GPU cores — or six times the GPU horsepower of Tegra 3 — which deliver more realistic gaming experiences and higher resolution displays. It includes the first quad-core application of ARM’s most advanced CPU core, the Cortex-A15, which delivers 2.6x faster web browsing and breakthrough performance for apps.
Tegra 4 also enables worldwide 4G LTE [...]
First-Person Anime-Style Adventure RPG Now Available as Digital Download on Nintendo eShop
XSEED Games, an independent-minded publisher, is pleased to announce today that the dungeon-crawling RPG title, Unchained Blades, has been released and is now available for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system as a digital download title on the Nintendo eShop at a price of $29.99.
Developed in Japan by FuRyu, Unchained Blades is a role-playing game that utilizes a first-person perspective and is set in a monster-filled world. The game was directed by Toshio Akashi of the Lunar series, while the game’s story was penned by Grandia series veteran Takashi Hino.
Unchained Blades follows the story of the dragon emperor, Fang, who after being stripped of his powers by the goddess Clunea, embarks on [...]
Smash Hit Dungeon Crawling RPG with Puzzle Combat Twist now Available for Android Devices on Google Play Store
BUENA PARK, CALIF. (December 10, 2012) – GungHo Online Entertainment America, a multiplatform publisher for the online gaming community, today announced the free-to-play, fast-paced and highly addictive Puzzle & Dragons is now available on the US and Korean Google Play™ Store for download on a wide variety of Android™ devices. Released in November for iOS devices, Puzzle & Dragons offers a unique combination of traditional puzzle gameplay mixed with classic RPG-style dungeon crawling and monster collecting. The game appeals to casual puzzle genre fans, as well as core gamers possessing an appetite for depth and strategy. In Puzzle & Dragons, players participate [...]
A Host of Original Japanese-market Titles Make Their Way Westward via PlayStation Network Imports
Buena Park, Calif., (December 4, 2012) – GungHo Online Entertainment America, a multiplatform publisher for the online gaming community, today announced it has released six classic PlayStation® titles on the PS One Classics imports section of the PlayStation®Store, which are now available for download, each at a price of $5.99. Western players can now grab these previously rare titles in their original, unaltered Japanese form by visiting the import section of the PlayStation Store. The titles include:
MAKERUNA MAKENDO 2 – A quirky, high-energy fighting game which includes magic attacks on top of the usual stable of special and melee attacks. Players can use [...]
Action RPG from Grandia and Lunar Series Veterans Now Available in Both Standard and Special ‘Mercenary Edition’ Versions
Torrance, Calif., (October 30, 2012) – XSEED Games, an independent-minded publisher, announced today that the action RPG,Ragnarok Odyssey, has shipped to retailers in North America and is now available exclusively for the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system. Fans can now pick up either the standard version of the game at an MSRP of $39.99, or the deluxe ’Mercenary Edition’ with extras including a randomized pack of 10 Monster Cards from the over 50 available in-game, a soundtrack CD containing 32 songs, and a 96-page full color ‘Mercenary Guide’ featuring a collection of art, quests, maps and boss strategies, [...]
from the Playstation Blog:
With NCAA Football 13 for PS3 and as a full digital download on PSN this week, experience the pride and pageantry of gameday Saturday like never before. Go from high school superstar, to top college player, to head coach in Road to Glory and Dynasty modes. With a new passing system, new team-specific traditions, and the Heisman Challenge, make an impact by leading your team to the National Championship.
PSN exclusive Rainbow Moon is a Strategy RPG from the makers of the hit Soldner-X franchise. Cursed by his long-time enemy, Baldren founds himself warped to Rainbow Moon. Baldren isn’t only stranded in an unknown place – he has also opened a [...]
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