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Has the price for MGS V: Ground Zeroes kept you waiting for a discount? Just in time for Halloween, Konami has announced that all digital and physical copies of Ground Zeroes will be reduced to $19.99! Considering the game originally retailed for $39.99 USD for physical copies (or $44.99 if you live in the great white north) this new price point might be more appealing.
When we reviewed the game this past April we praised the brand new mechanics on display as well as the impressive graphics. The main story mission is rather short, clocking in at around 2 hours in length, but the extra missions do add some re-playability to Ground Zereos. If you’re looking to get a taste of MGS V before The Phantom Pain drops next year there is no other way to do it.
Full PR text after the jump.
Source: Konami (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, News, Sony Tags: Discount, Konami, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Dying Light developer Techland has announced that they have ceased production on the last generation versions of their upcoming undead slaying action game. They cited the fact that the PS3 and Xbox 360 couldn’t quite handle advanced features like physics based lighting technologies or displaying up to 200,000 objects on screen at one time as one of the contributing factors for cancelling both versions.
Sad news for those who haven’t jumped into the eight generation of consoles, yours truly included. Dying Light will now ship on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC on January 27th 2015 and will be published by Warner Bros Interactive. There have been no plans for a Wii-U version of the game either, so if you picked up Nintendo’s latest console and where hoping for some more zombie killing action you’re out of luck.
Check out Techland’s full statement after the jump. (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, PC, Sony Tags: Cancellation, Dying Light, PC, PS3, PS4, Techland, Warner Bros Interactive, Xbox 360, Xbox One
SEGA Has begun hinting that their 2008 cell shaded strategy RPG Valkyria Chronicles will find its way onto PC sometime in the near future. In a short tweet on their official twitter account SEGA USA teased that the members of Squad 7 will once again amount an assault against the East European Imperial Alliance.
No further details surrounding the port have been announced as of yet, so those of you excited to possibly see Valkyria’s beautiful art in 1080P with full MSAA will have to wait for more information. The series did see two sequels on the PlayStation Portable – Valkyria Chronicles 2 which was released worldwide and Valkyria Chronicles 3 which was only released in Japan. There’s been no word on if either of those titles will be ported to PC.
As soon as more information is available, we’ll be sure to bring it to you. Until then be sure to check out SEGA’s spare tweet after the jump.Posted in: News, SEGA Tags: Announcement, PC, Sega, Valkyria Chronicles, Windows
Are your thumbs still sore from smashing your opponents off screen? The Big N has a Nintendo Direct live stream set for Thurs October 23rd at 3PM PST to announce some new features for the Wii U version of Nintendo’s cross-franchise brawler. We’re not sure what they’re going to announce, a console exclusive level based upon the hit Doshin the Giant games, perhaps? (an obscure game I know.. look it up!)
The 3DS version has done fantastically well, selling over 2.8 million copies worldwide in just a few short weeks. There is a reason Jason awarded the game a perfect 10.0 in his review!
Source: NintendoPosted in: Nintendo Tags: Nintendo Direct, Super Smash, Super Smash Bros, Wiiu
The world of elemental benders becomes interactive with the release of The Legend of Korra on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PS3 and Xbox One. Veteran action game developers Platinum Games bring the hit nickelodeon animated series to life in the form of a single-player action game which features several different elemental attacks for Korra to use against her foes. Fast paced action isn’t the only play style on display either, there is also a polar bear-dog racing mini game featuring Korra’s trusty companion Naga.
With a visual style that captures the look of the animated series quite well I’m sure that The Legend of Korra will appeal to long time fans. The game’s story is set between books 2 and 3 and features the voice actors from the show. It will be priced at $14.99 (CDN) and can be downloaded from the PlayStation Network right now or through Xbox Live starting tomorrow.
Broken Joysticks will have a review of the Legend of Korra videogame later this week!Posted in: Microsoft, Sony
Are you craving a new strategy RPG for your PlayStation 3? Atlus has just released Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord on PSN and as well as through physical retailers. Tears follows the main protagonist Hamilcar whose empire is burned to the ground when he inadvertently unleashes a dark demonic power found deep within himself. Can he free his people from the tyranny of an evil empire? That’s up to you!
Atlus promises over 80 hours of strategic combat, more than 15 playable characters and of course the original Japanese audio is included! Pre-order copies as well as a select number of launch day copies come bundled with a 31 page art book!
Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord is set to retail for $39.99 USD.
Idea Factory has brought over Compile Hearts’ PS Vita remake of the original Hyperdimension Neptunia to North America. After spending several hours playing through the humorous, self referential JRPG we’re finally ready to render our verdict. Should you shell out your hard earned cash for the latest trip to GamesIndustri or should Neptunia’s latest remain on store shelves? Read on to find out… (more…)Posted In: PS Vita, Sony Tags: Compile Heart, Hyperdimension Neptunia, Hyperdimension Neptunia: Rebirth1, ps vita, Rebirth: 1, review
Remember when RockStar Games announced that Grand Theft Auto V would be coming to current generation consoles like the PlayStation 4 sometime soon? The studio revealed this week that the latest GTA will be making its way on to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on November 18th 2014 and will be available on Windows PC on January 27th 2015!
Will there be better graphics? Most definitely, but that is not the only improvement that RockStar is working on for GTA’s 8th generation debut. Multiplayer matches will now feature up to 30 players on PS4 & Xbox One, they’ve also added new vehicles, new weapons, new activities and enhanced damage / weather systems.
Did you take a trip to Los Santos when GTA V was released last September? If you didn’t, then the current-gen version sounds like the best way to experience the latest GTA. Check out several screenshots of GTA V for Xbox One / PS4 after the jump. We’ve also got the full press-release from RockStar games!Posted in: Microsoft, News, Sony Tags: Grand Theft Auto 5, Grand Theft Auto V, PlayStation 4, Release Date, Rockstar, Rockstar Games, Xbox One
Batman is set to ride down the streets of gotham in his sweet batmobile next spring with the release of Batman: Arkham Knight on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Warner Brothers interactive has confirmed a release date of June 2nd, 2015 for the caped crusader’s next adventure , which means that we have about eight and a half months to wait before we can put on the cowell once again.
Warner Brothers announced two special editions of Arkham Knight. The first is the Limited Edition which includes an 80 page art book, a limited edition steel case, The New 52 skin pack and a Batman statue. The Batmobile edition includes the artbook alongside a Batman: Arkham Knight Issue #0 comic book and a pretty sweet looking transformable Batmobile statue.
A limited edition of Arkham Knight will set you back $119.99 Canadian while the Batmobile edition is quite a bit more expensive at $229.99! Both of these editions will be available in North America – Europe and Oceanic regions will also see the release of Arkham Origins on PC as well.
Warner Bros interactive provided us with some promotional images of both editions which you can check out after the jump.Posted in: Microsoft, News, PC, Sony Tags: Batman: Arkham Knight, DC Comics, RockSteady, Warner Bros, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Bungie’s latest title – the MMO/FPS hybrid Destiny - is now available through both physical and digital retailers. To celebrate Activision released a live action trailer. This live action trailer was directed by Josepth Kosinki whom is probably most well known for helming TRON: legacy. He’s coupled his live action trailer with some Led Zepplin , which if you ask me is a pretty awesome choice.
Activision is trumpeting Destiny as “the most pre-ordered new video game IP” and according to them over 4 million people participated in the in the game’s beta this past July. Players take on the role of a Guardian on the last city on Earth. Adventures aren’t just limited to this planet of ours – the interactive world promises to span the stars with missions located on Mars!
Check out the live action trailer in the player below. Activision has provided Broken Joysticks with a PS3 copy of Destiny and we will be posting our full review in the coming weeks.Posted in: News, Sony Tags: Activision, Bungie, Destiny, launch, PS3, PS4, trailer, Xbox 360, Xbox One