• Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review – PlayStation 4 (Also on PlayStation 3, Windows PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One)
  • Skara: The Blade Remains - Alpha Preview - Windows PC (Steam)
  • End of Serenity Review – PSP
  • World End Economica Episode 1 Review – Windows PC (Steam)
  • Watch Dogs Review – PlayStation 4 (Also on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC)

The Last of US PS4 Canadian Bundle_HWBox_Angled2Sony Computer Entertainment Canada (SCEC) today announced that the PlayStation 4 (PS4) computer entertainment system is now bundled with a digital voucher for The Last of Us: Remastered for $449.99 MSRP. This bundle is available at all major Canadian retailers and includes the PS4 console, DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller and a digital copy of The Last of Us: Remastered.

Exclusive to PlayStation, The Last of Us: Remastered offers the award-winning game rebuilt to run in 1080p, with a list of upgrades including higher resolution character models, improved shadows and lighting, and upgraded textures. It also comes with bonus DLC material, such as the Left Behind single-player expansion chapter, the Abandoned Territories multiplayer map pack, and the Reclaimed Territories map pack.

The PS4 computer entertainment system delivers phenomenal play experiences that will shape the world of games for years to come and has quickly become the next-gen console of choice with gamers in Canada. With more than 7.0 million units sold through globally, the PS4 system’s game portfolio will continue to expand with over 120 titles to be available worldwide by the end of this year.

Falling Skies: New Teaser Trailer Released

Posted By Justin Lee On July 28, 2014 at 1:12 pm ADD COMMENTS

falling_skies_logoPublisher Little Orbit has released a new teaser trailer for the upcoming Tactical Strategy RPG, Falling Skies.

Exclusive action-packed storyline that follows your favorite characters through an epic battle with the Espheni taking place between seasons 3 and 4 of the TV show.

-Never before seen alien enemies
-Falling Skies characters brought to life by Noah Wyle and the TV cast
-A never-ending chain of side missions allows for near limitless gameplay
-Earn supplies to enhance your squad’s combat potential

The game is coming to Xbox 360, PS3 and Steam this Fall. Learn more here: http://www.littleorbit.com/falling-skies-the-game.html

XSEED Games, the independent-minded console publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., today announced that the company will launch the over-the-top action RPG title, AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead & Undressed, on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system on August 12, 2014. XSEED Games has also revealed that the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system version of the game is scheduled to make its English-language debut later this holiday season. In addition, the official AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead & Undressed website launched today and can be found at: www.akibastrip.com.

Released as AKIBA’S TRIP 2 in Japan, the title received a Gold Award by Famitsu upon its release. The all new standalone story in AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead & Undressed takes players on an eclectic trip through Tokyo’s “Electric Town” electronics district in which they will battle vampire-like foes in over-the-top, highly stylized role-playing action. Dual Audio with English and Japanese voiceovers complement a narrative dripping with satire and nods to Japanese culture to create a bewitching modern day supernatural “otaku” adventure.

AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead & Undressed PlayStation Vita Screenshots:

AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead & Undressed PlayStation 4 Screenshots:

In AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead & Undressed, players must repel a brooding malevolence that has fallen over Tokyo’s popular Akihabara (Akiba for short) electronics district. Akiba has been invaded by creatures known as “Synthisters” who prey on the anime- and game-obsessed patrons of Akihabara like vampires, but feast on their social energy and will to live rather than their blood. Only direct exposure to sunlight can stop this menace.
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Table Top Racing Release Date – New PS Vita Screenshots

Posted By Justin Lee On July 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm ADD COMMENTS

Table Top Racing LogoAward winning developer Playrise Digital and Publisher Ripstone announced today that Table Top Racing will be skidding onto the PlayStation Store on 5th August in US and 6th August in Europe, where it will be available to download on PlayStation Vita for £4.99/ €5.99/ $7.99. PS Plus subscribers can also look forward to discounts at launch!

Table Top Racing is a AAA micro combat racer that pits all manner of custom-made, miniaturized cars against one another. Welcome to a world of table top race tracks, over-sized obstacles and glorious power-ups. Table Top Racing may be miniature but don’t be fooled by its size! It comes complete with a full championship mode in single player along with quick play and drift modes and over 30 special events. Players can also look forward to full live online multiplayer and play with up to 4 friends online or locally.

The PlayStation Vita game has been improved from grid to chequered flag, making this the definitive version of Table Top Racing. Boasting a silky-smooth 60 FPS, enhanced environments, double the polygon count in the track geometry, double the texture resolution and superior handling; it’s not only the best looking version, it’s also best played on PlayStation Vita. The Playrise Digital team have also taken full advantage of the Vita’s controls and rear touch features, allowing players much improved handling, proper racing controls and a rear touch view… this is powered up micro racing at its best!

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Disney Planes: Fire and Rescue Announced for Wii, Wiiu, 3DS and DS

Posted By Justin Lee On July 17, 2014 at 1:34 pm ADD COMMENTS

Disney Planes Fire and Rescue LogoLeading worldwide video game publisher Little Orbit, in collaboration with Disney Interactive, announced today that Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue, the video game based on Disney’s new animated feature film, “Planes: Fire & Rescue” (in theaters Friday, July 18), will launch this fall exclusively for Nintendo platforms. Fasten your seatbelts and prepare for sky-high fun as players embark on fire-and-rescue emergencies with all their favorite characters from the movie!

“Working with Disney Interactive on this game has been a wonderful experience for us,” said Matt Scott, CEO of Little Orbit. “We know these are beloved characters, and we’re thrilled to bring them to life in this fun-filled video game experience.”

Inspired by Disney’s adventure-comedy adventure film, the video game continues the storyline as players join the Piston Peak Air Attack team to fight fires and rescue those in need. Kids will embark on an adventure playing as any one of nine playable characters from the big screen including world-famous air racer Dusty and a new crop of characters Blade, Dipper, Dynamite and more! Together, kids will combine heroic action and teamwork as they scoop up water, drop smokejumpers and bulldoze debris in an effort to battle massive wildfires.

Players will soar across rich environments that feature iconic monuments and structures from the film as they participate in two exciting modes of play: Fire & Rescue and Training Academy. Take to the skies with 12 story missions and more than 30 training academy missions as players operate planes, helicopters and ground vehicles as to respond to emergencies. Heroes in training can “earn their wings” as they progress through training and story missions to reach new heights!

Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue will be available in North America, Europe and Australia on Nintendo Wii, Wii U Nintendo 3DS and DS this fall.

The Walking Dead Season 2 episode 4 logoToday Telltale Games would like to share the official trailer and release dates for ‘Amid the Ruins,’ the penultimate episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series.

The Walking Dead: Season Two – Episode 4 ‘Amid the Ruins’ will be available starting next week on these dates for the corresponding platforms:

July 22nd: PC/Mac via Steam, the Telltale Online Store and other digital distribution services; on the PlayStation Store in North America (SCEA) for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita

July 23rd: Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft; on the PlayStation Store in European territories (SCEE) for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita

July 24th: Available as an in-app purchase within The Walking Dead: Season Two on the iOS App Store

The Walking Dead: Season Two Trailer:

Additional platform release dates for tablets, mobile, handheld, and micro-console devices are to be announced. Please stay tuned to @telltalegames on twitter for more updates as they become available.

Today, 2K revealed Sting as the pre-order launch exclusive for WWE 2K15. Experience the most authentic WWE video game in history with two Sting playable characters for both current and next-gen consoles, arriving on October 28, 2014 in North America and October 31, 2014 internationally.

WWE 2K15 Sting Screenshots:

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Grammy Award Winner Pharrell Williams to Curate NBA 2K15 Soundtrack

Posted By Justin Lee On July 15, 2014 at 11:14 am ADD COMMENTS

2K today announced a new collaboration with internationally-renowned artist and producer Pharrell Williams to curate the most extensive and unique soundtrack compilation in NBA 2K franchise history for NBA® 2K15, the next installment of the top-selling and top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise*. The partnership brings together one of music’s most creative minds with one of the most successful entertainment properties of the last decade.

“It was a cool experience. I tried to curate songs that were diverse but yet still proved to be motivational to gamers,” said Pharrell. “It was important to me that the music complemented the on-court action of NBA basketball in NBA 2K15. I hope everyone enjoys it.”

A renowned visionary across music, fashion, and design, Pharrell has served as a pop-culture force since his days as a founding member of N.E.R.D and the Neptunes to his latest venture with multi-media creative collective i am OTHER. His work includes producing tracks for some of the biggest albums of the decade, such as Kendrick Lamar’s “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City” and Frank Ocean’s “Channel Orange,” as well as hit singles “Happy,” “Blurred Lines” with Robin Thicke and “Get Lucky” with Daft Punk.


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Valiant Hearts: The Great War_Screenshot_Emile_Train_station_1399421222Ubisoft may have fumbled often in the past, but they at least deserve some credit when it comes to letting their various development studios make new things. Such is the case with Valiant Hearts: The Great War. Made by Ubisoft Montpellier, Valiant Hearts is a wonderful and heart touching little adventure game.

The game’s plot is set around the earlier events of World War I. Franz Ferdinand has been assassinated, and Germany declares war on Russia in response. As a result of this, a young man named Karl is deported from France and separated from his wife and child. Supposedly men are being deported because of paranoia within the French government casts suspicion on German immigrants. Karl is then summarily drafted into the German Army. Likewise Karl’s father-in-law Emile is drafted into the French military. While the game’s story largely focuses on Emile’s journey, you will often switch perspectives with other characters that Emile meets. They all have skills used to traverse the levels and clearing the puzzles within them. There is voice acting, must most of the time the game uses grunts and icon related bubbles to communicate hints and objectives. If you get stuck, the game will give you hints about puzzle solutions after about a minute. The puzzles themselves are fairly easy to solve though.
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Skara: The Blade Remains – Alpha Preview – Windows PC (Steam)

Posted By Eric Kelly On July 14, 2014 at 10:26 am ADD COMMENTS

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Editors Note: This is a Alpha Build and this article is definitely not an accurate indication of how the final product will be.

I’ve had some time with Skara: The Blade Remains, And I must say, what I sampled is a poor example of what the team is trying to accomplish. The game is a multi-player focused PVP melee action game. In the alpha build, I could play either Free-for-All or Team Deathmatch modes. Since I had trouble joining a game, I was left with the option of hosting my own game, and had to make use of bots. The number of bots could be set up to three. The game is split in-between two factions. The Kharn, and the Durno. The Kharn seem to be tribal people, while the Durno look like your typical medieval looking people, replete with armor. The Kharn also use crude but brutal weapons. There are other factions that the full game will have, but these were the only two available.
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