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Tales of Berseria Gets a Western Release Date & Collector’s Edition

Posted on October 11, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

Bandai Namco has announced the North American and European ship dates for their upcoming action RPG Tales of Berseria along with new details about the game’s limited collector’s edition. Tales of Berseria will ship on both Steam and PlayStation 4 on January 27th 2017 in Europe and January 24th 2017 in North America.

Fans looking for will have to act fast because it will be limited to a production run of 1500 copies according to a press release issued by the publisher. It is not known if this allotment will be divided between the North American & European regions or if each has their own 1500 Collector’s Editions up for grabs.


As for what $199.99 CDN will get you, here is the complete list according to the official Tales Of blog:

  • Tales of Berseria game
  • The Collector’s Edition box
  • 2 Chibi Kyun characters figures (Laphicet and Velvet)
  • 3 Metal Coins
  • Exclusive Bienfu metal case (to complete your Mascots metal case collection)
  • Game soundtrack
  • Artbook
  • Starter strategy guide

Everyone who pre-orders the game will be given a limit edition set of collectible pins featuring characters from the game. Also available (depending on region) will be a limited edition keychain for those who pre-order.

Here is a look at both pre-order bonuses:



Tales of Berseria was originally this past August for both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Odd that the PS3 version has been omitted for the western release but perhaps it has something to do with absolutely massive adoption the PS4 was seen in recent years.


Rise of the Tomb Raider Minimum PC Specs Announced By Square Enix

Posted on January 5, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

Square Enix’s sequel to 2013’s Tomb Raider reboot, Rise of the Tomb Raider will be making its way to Windows PC on January 28th 2016 the publisher announced alongside the game’s minimum specs.

The minimum specs for Rise don’t seem so bad – the game only requires 25GB of install space, which is similar to the PS4 / Xbox One console versions. In terms of required graphics hardware you’ll need to be running an NVIDIA Geforce 650  or an AMD HD 7770 or better with at least 2GB of video ram. In realistic terms this means as long as you are running mid-tier hardware from 2012 Rise of the Tomb Raider will run albeit with some features disabled.

In terms of exclusive Windows PC features Rise of the Tomb Raider will feature support for 4K resolution, if your rig is up to snuff. It will also be one of the first games to use NVIDIA’s VXAO technology – which provides a voxel based performance boost for lower end GPUs and the game will be fully integrated into the Windows 10 Xbox game software.

Multiple editions of Rise of the Tomb Raider are available for Windows PC. The standard edition will set you back approximately $59.99 USD, the Digital Deluxe Edition will cost aprox $89.99 USD and it includes the Season’s Pass along with all existing DLC. If you are feeling like spending the big bucks there is a physical collector’s edition that includes all of the above, a free copy of 2013’s Tomb Raider, a replica necklace and journal from the game and a 12 inch Lara Croft statue.

If you are feeling adventurous you can pre-order Rise of the Tomb Raider here.

Tomb Raider Minimum Specs

Minimum OS: Windows 7 64bit
Processor:  Intel Core i3-2100 or AMD equivalent
HD Space: 25GB
DirectX: DirectX 11

Rise of the Tomb Raider CE

Here is everything included with the physical collector’s edition for Rise of the Tomb Raider.


Final Fantasy XIV: Heavansward Available For Pre-Order

Posted on March 16, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Final Fanrasy Heavensward

Square Enix has announced that pre-orders for the Heavansward expansion for Final Fantasy XIV are now available in North America. The first expansion for the A Realm Reborn is due out through digital retailers and brick & mortar stores on June 23rd 2015. With the release of Heavensward OSX owners will finally be able to join other adventurers in Eorzea.

Heavansward explores the thousand year old conflict between the Ishguardians and the Dravian Dragons during the Dragonsong War. This expansion brings everything you would expect from a major MMO – new races, three new jobs,  new dungeons, new primal fights and probably my favourite addition of all – FLYING MOUNTS!

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward will be available on Windows PC, Mac OSX, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.The standard edition will cost $59.99 USD with the collector’s edition setting you back $129.99!Read More


Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Collector’s Edition Detailed

Posted on November 5, 2014 by Rae Michelle Richards

Square Enix took the wraps off the collector’s edition of Kingdom Hearts II.5 HD Remix this afternoon and if you are an avid KH fan you’re going to want to keep reading because this special edition includes some really neat stuff!

First off it includes a 9 inch Shadow Heartless plush toy, so you can carry around this adorable baddie where ever you go. Also included is a 30 page art book w/ dust jacket, collector’s steel case and probably most enticing is the fact that the CE includes not only KH 2.5 HD Remix but also last year’s Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix. That’s almost the entire Kingdom Hearts collection available on your PS3!

Kingdom Hearts II.5 HD Collector’s Edition will retail for $99.99 USD and will be sold exclusively through the  Square Enix Store. By pre-ordering KH 2.5HD at select retailers you can get a free upgrade to the limited edition which includes a collectable pin. Both versions will be released on December 2nd!

Check out details from Square’s press release after the jump.Read More


Saint’s Row IV Million Dollar Wad Wad Edition Announced

Posted on August 11, 2013 by Rae Michelle Richards

Multiple special editions of new games are nothing new but can we interest you in a one-off collector’s edition that will cost one million dollars? What first seemed like a joke, Saint’s Row IV: The Super Dangerous Wad Wad Edition appears on UK retailer GAME’s official website.

For a cold million dollars The Super Dangerous Wad Wad Edition gives you the rock star treatment in a number of different areas. In addition to the commander & chief edition of Saint’s Row IV , a replica dubstep gun, highlights of this one-off package include plastic surgery of the buyer’s choice, a Lamborghini Gallardo rental good for one year, a stay in Burj-al-arab and a trip to freaking space courtesy of Virgin Galactic

I’m sure someone will shell out the $1,000,000 for this package considering there are people out there who admit to paying upwards of $500 a month on mobile micro transactions. Even if this off the wall edition doesn’t sell it’s a great PR move and certainly please fans.Read More


Injustice: Gods Among Release Date & C.E Details

Posted on January 15, 2013 by Rae Michelle Richards

Injustice Gods Among Us has to be one of the most exciting fighting games to be announced in quite some time. We now  have a solid release date for the game as well as the announcement of premium and collectors editions thanks to publisher Warner Bros interactive.

You’ll be able to pit your favorite DC super heroes against each other on either PS3 or Xbox 360 this April  16th. Aside from the regular $59.99 standard edition Injustice Gods Among Us also comes in a $99 Battle Edition which includes  a limited edition fight stick, 5 DLC skins and the game. The $149 comes with  a collectable figurine, digital movie download and 5 skins as well as the game.

Coming off the spectacular Mortal Kombat from 2011 Nether Realm Studios has a chance to show us what they can do with the DC comics license, after 2009’s Mortal Kombat Vs. DC. Personally I was a little disappointed by the MK VS DC game due to the T rating but Injustice looks pretty awesome. That fightstick would make an excellent addition to any fighting fan’s collection.

Check out the full PR text after the jump.Read More


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