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With so many great games this year, it was tough to choose. There was Skyrim, Uncharted 3, Catherine, so many choices, but after a lot of thought I settled on Portal 2. As I was choosing, I tried to think of reasons why these games should or shouldn’t be nominated for game of the year. When it came to Portal 2, it was the clear winner.
This is probably going to be a short one, despite playing on the Vita twice, I got about 15 minutes with it in total.
Following the success of Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale, Carpe Fulgur has delivered another game from EasyGameStation, Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters.
A review for Hothead Games’ action platformer. A simple summary of the game is that you control creatures known as Swarmites and have to get them to the end of the level while trying to achieve a high score. Sounds pretty familiar, right? Well, the main difference is that you’re controlling 50 of these Swarmites all at once and you’ll find it near impossible to get through a level without a lot of them dying.
UK Publisher Ghostlight have announced that they are publishing Persona 3 Portable in Europe. No specific release date has been confirmed but they have said it will be available at retail and on the PSN. The boxed version will contain some Collector’s Edition type stuff but no word on what it is yet. Source
The choice for me was hard, there’s many games I’ve played this year all great in their own way, Mass Effect 2, Fallout: New Vegas, Red Dead Redemption to name a few but after thinking about it for a while, I finally decided on Heavy Rain.
Zombie Studios aims to bring a decent online shooter experience to the digital marketplaces with Blacklight: Tango Down, an online FPS set in the near future.
Microsoft has announced that Kinect is going to cost $150 at launch, that should come as no surprise to anyone, many retailers have listed the price at $150 over the last month. The release date for Kinect is November 4th, just 15 days after the release of the Playstation Move. For those who don’t own a 360, there will be a Kinect bundle which will cost $300 though the internal memory of the 360 will only be 4GB. There’s no confirmation of a price or release date outside of the […]
At E3, Nintendo showed off the 3DS, it was very impressive but they didn’t give a price for it. GAME’s Swedish site lists the price at 2,799.00 kr which is about £250 or $360. Quite expensive but the website does say that the price is preliminary and subject to change. It also says that it will be released next year but again, it’s subject to change. You can find it here.
The Playstation 1 series of Final Fantasy games is now complete with the addition of Final Fantasy IX to the PSN today which was previously added to the Japanese PSN on May 20th. There is currently no release date for North America.
For those of you who can’t afford the latest titles or are just looking to burn some time while waiting for the next game releases, here’s a list of games available for free that you may not know of.
Final Fantasy XIII has been one of the most anticipated titles in recent years, having been announced at E3 2006, it has been a long wait but it’s almost at an end for most of us. Warning: This review contains some story info, not really spoilers but if you don’t want to know anything about the game, I suggest you don’t read it.
The American PSN is getting another classic RPG, Grandia. Released originally in 1997 on the Sega Saturn and later on in 1999 on the PS1, this game was voted as one of the best RPGs of it’s time. It will be available to download this Thursday. Let’s hope it comes to Europe soon too.
To celebrate the upcoming release of Command & Conquer 4, EA has released Tiberian Sun and it’s expansion, Firestorm as freeware.
BlazBlue was released on PS3 and 360 in North America and Japan last June and will finally be released soon in Europe but it’s also coming to PC apparently.