September 14, 2012

Try 5th Cell’s Run Roo Run For Free On iOS

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Seung Lee

As the game’s title hints at, Run Roo Run has you playing as a hat wearing kangaroo. There are various stages to complete, and you need to jump over every obstacle that they throw out. Even if you don’t sound particularly interested, you should still try the game out, because it’ll be free for the next week on Apple’s App Store, as part of Apple’s Free App of the Week program.

Run Roo Run will work on iPhones and iPads. Check out the game’s site here. You can also watch a short gameplay video by reading more.

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Earth Defense Force 4 Announced With Trailer

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Joshua Rust

If I can say one thing about the Earth Defense Force series…it’s crazy fun. Just announced is the sequel called Earth Defense Force 4 – as of now.

EDF4 boasts co-operative multiplayer for “large numbers of people” and a new female class character called the “Wing Diver”. Apparently she can zip around the map causing all kinds of pest control.

Here is the first trailer for EDF4:

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No exact date has been given, but it’s expected to release in 2013.


Obsidian Entertainment Kickstarting Project Eternity

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Les Major

I grew up on PC titles like Fallout, Icewind Dale, and PlaneScape. As a huge AD&D fan, these treasures had tons of content to explore and always some fresh adventure to discover.

That’s ‘Project Eternity’ to be exact. While there arn’t many details on it yet, it’s a safe bet to assume this will be a fantastic game. With creators I’ve loved throughout my youth coming back and offering up new content through kickstart I’m finally seeing the true value of group funding like this. If projects like this are possible to begin with, it’s positive to see them coming to live any way that studios can make that happen. Check out Project Eternity on Kickstarter.Read More


8 Minutes Of Campaign For Medal Of Honor: Warfighter

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Joshua Rust

Medal Of Honor: Warfighter is about a month away from being released and EA/Danger Close are showing off some single player campaign in this new trailer. Medal Of Honor: Warfighter is supposed to be set in realistic Middle East warfare campaigns. I know that these games are pretty much designed for the multiplayer component, but for once I’d like to see a fairly lengthy single player as well.

Maybe Medal Of Honor can deliver on that.

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Medal Of Honor: Warfighter is set to release October 23, 2012.


Black Mesa Source Beta Released

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

There are certain gaming projects that we just all assume will never see the light of day – Duke Nukem Forever, Black Mesa: Source, Half Life 3 but now we can cross of two of those three. The team behind Black Mesa: Source have released a preview build of the game that includes all content up to the Lambda Core.

Black Mesa: Source was a self funded recreation of Valve’s 1998 classic using the Source Engine, the same engine that Powers Half Life 2 and Counter Strike: Source. After running into some legal trouble the group has finally released their modification, with Valves blessings.

This beta version of Black Mesa includes around 8 hours of gameplay and can be downloaded here. Be warned the file is rather massive, a staggering 3GBS, and requires the Steam Software Developers Kit.

Look for our impressions soon!


PSN Store Update: 09.14.12

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Sony’s latest update to the PlayStation store went live yesterday in North America. PSN+ members are able to enjoy last year’s Scott Pilgrim Vs the World and the recently released Double Dragon Neon for free. On the retail front, for the right price, you can gain access to Rockstar’s Max Payne 3 or the upgraded version of EA’s Battlefield 3.

Retail Games Available For Download

Battlefield 3 Premium Edition (PS3) – $59.99
Max Payne 3 – $59.99
Fifa Street – $59.99

PSN Games

Jet Set Radio Early Access – $9.99 ($8.99 for PSN +)
Anomaly Warzone Earth ($9.99)

Free for PSN Plus

Double Dragon Neon (free)
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World The Game (free)
Full Game Trial EA SPORTS FIFA Street (one hour trial)


WiiU Version of Mass Effect 3 Bundles DLC On Disc

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

It’s taken for granted that Wiiu ports of games like Mass Effect 3 and Batman Arkham Asylum include custom tablet interfaces that enhance the game’s inventory management. Well, those who choose to partake in commander Sheppard’s latest adventure on Nintendo’s next-gen machine will get two pieces of DLC for free:  Mass Effect 3 Extended Edition and From Ashes.

Extended Edition adds additional content to the game’s ending, it was originally available for free for owners of the Xbox 360 & PS3 version before becoming a paid add-on. From Ashes originally came bundled with the collector’s edition and was later added to the PS3/Xbox marketplaces for $10. Ashes adds Javik to your squad, a new particle rifle and new outfits.



Metro 2033 Heading To The Big Screen

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

THQ’s Metro 2033 is heading to the big screen with help from producer Mark Johnson and writer F. Scott Frasier, Kotaku reports.  Johnson has worked on the likes of  Chronicles of Narnia and  Galaxy Quest. Fraiser only have a few writing credits, all of them videogame related, dating back to 1997.

Metro 2003: Last Light, the next game in the post apocalyptic first person shooter franchise is due out sometime next year. Presumably the film and Last Light will have not tie into each other, as developing a feature film in under a year seems near impossible unless you are the asylum.


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