January 28, 2013

EU Feb PS Plus Update: Sleeping Dogs, WipeOut 2048 & More

Posted on January 28, 2013 by Rae Michelle Richards

Did you miss out on this past summer’s surprise hit Sleeping Dogs? European PlayStation Plus subscribers are going to get their chance to hit the mean streets of Hong Kong with the addition of the game to the constantly updated “instant games collection”.

Also included in the February PS+ EU update are Quantum Conundrum for the PS3, as well as Wipe Out 2048 and Lumines Electronic Symphony for the PlayStation Vita.

All of this content begins to roll out on Feb 6th and will continue to be dispersed throughout the remainder of the month.

Source: EU PlayStation Blog Via Joystiq


New GTA V Artwork Found at GameStop

Posted on January 28, 2013 by Jason Nason

An observant person at a local Gamestop store stumbled upon some new artwork for the upcoming game GTA V. The art is part of the preorder campaign for the game from Rockstar and there are two pieces in question.

The first features someone racing through shallow water under a bridge brandishing a machine gun. There is a helicopter visible overhead which likely means that the person is being chased by the police. The second shows another masked man inside a jewelry store holding another automatic weapon.Read More


Hitman Trilogy Launch Trailer Released

Posted on January 28, 2013 by Rae Michelle Richards

Square Enix has released a brand new launch trailer to promote the release of tomorrow’s Hitman HD Trilogy and we’ve got it for you!

This collection includes Hitman 2: Silent Assassin, Hitman: Blood Money and Hitman: Contracts. In addition to these three games, remastered in high definition, the trilogy also includes the previously pre-order only bonus game Hitman: Sniper Challenge.

Check out the trailer after the jump.Read More


Slicing And Dicing The First Hour of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Posted on January 28, 2013 by Rae Michelle Richards

Is there anything more badass than a Cyborg Ninja? With augmented features like a steel exoskeleton, an array of sensors and lightning quick reflexes, they are one of the most adept, albeit fictional, combatants. I am happy to report that controlling Raiden in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance  is as smooth as butter and feels absolutely fantastic. Oh? You played the demo and already knew this? Well, I got a chance to check out a near final build of the game this past week, and I’m fully prepared to share the experience of spending an hour in Raiden’s shoes, err, heels.Read More


Scribblenauts Unlimited | Review

Posted on January 28, 2013 by Les Major

Version tested: Wii U

Scribblenauts surprised gamers with the ability to write virtually anything that comes to mind in Max’s notebook and have it pop into the game to help solve puzzles. That concept has grown beyond just being confined to one level now and the game worlds introduced in Scribblenauts Unlimited are a welcome addition. This is especially true since the game is available for Wii U and PC, as well as DS this time around.

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Original Half Life Now Available For OSX and Linux

Posted on January 28, 2013 by Rae Michelle Richards

Gordon Freeman might spend a lot of time in suspended animation between the two Half Life games, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t busy killing aliens on brand new platforms. According to Cult of Mac, Valve Software has ported 1998’s Half Life to both Mac OS X and Linux. While these platforms are not confirmed on the game’s official steam page, second hand confirmation has also comes from Joystiq.

Buying the game on one platform should allow you to play it on any of the above operating systems. If you don’t just want Gordon Freeman’s original adventure, which is available for $9.99, you can also pick up the Half Life Anthology for $14.99 which includes Half Life and the Blue Shift and Opposing Forces expansions.


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