Monthly Archives: February 2012

Silent Hill HD Collection delayed further – Report

Konami pushes high-def combo pack to March 20 for Xbox 360 and PS3; will include remastered versions of PlayStation 2 games Silent Hill 2 and 3.

 

Silent Hill HD Collection will not be out on March 6, according to a statement provided to the GameStop-owned Game Informer magazine.


Silent Hill HD Collection is now further from gamers, according to the report.

Silent Hill HD Collection is now further from gamers, according to the report.

The high-definition Silent Hill combo pack is now scheduled to be released for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on March 20. No rationale was provided as to why the pack was delayed, and as of press time, Konami had not responded to GameSpot’s request for comment on the matter.

This is not the first time Silent Hill HD Collection has been delayed. Originally announced with a fall 2011 release date, the pack was later delayed to January 24 and then to March 6.

The HD Collection includes new versions of Silent Hill 2 and 3, complete with new voice-overs for the characters.

Gamers will have a heap of Silent Hill games to choose from in March, if all plans remain intact. Silent Hill: Downpour is due out for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on March 13 with the PlayStation Vita game Silent Hill: Book of Memories due on March 27.

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Silent Hill HD Collection delayed further – Report” was posted by Eddie Makuch on Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:33:27 -0800

Zone of the Enders HD Collection drops this fall

High-definition remastered versions of PlayStation 2 Konami action titles due later this year on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

 

Zone of the Enders HD Collection will ship to retail this fall for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Konami announced today.


Zone of the Enders HD Collection arrives at retail this fall.

Zone of the Enders HD Collection arrives at retail this fall.

The high-definition combo pack was first announced last June with a wide 2012 release window attached.

The collection includes the 2001 original Zone of the Enders and its 2003 sequel, Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner. Both titles are “fully remastered” and include high-definition visuals, according to Konami.

Additionally, Zone of the Enders HD Collection marks the first time the games have seen release outside the PlayStation 2.

Zone of the Enders HD Collection is the latest high-definition rerelease pack from Konami. The company shipped Metal Gear Solid HD Collection last November. That bundle included high-definition updates of the PS2 games Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, and the highly regarded PSP release Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker.

For more on the two games in Zone of the Enders HD Collection, check out GameSpot’s reviews of Zone of the Enders and Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner.

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Zone of the Enders HD Collection drops this fall” was posted by Eddie Makuch on Wed, 29 Feb 2012 13:31:02 -0800

Borderlands 2 taps into Steamworks

Gearbox Software teams with Valve for Steam achievements, DLC, auto-updating, matchmaking, and Steam Cloud support for new shooter.

 

Gearbox Software’s upcoming shooter Borderlands 2 will benefit from Valve’s Steamworks features, publisher 2K Games announced today.


Borderlands 2 for PC will run with Steamworks.

Borderlands 2 for PC will run with Steamworks.

Retail and downloaded copies of Borderlands 2 will enjoy Steamworks features. These include Steam achievements, downloadable content, auto-updating, matchmaking, and Steam Cloud support.

Borderlands 2 is the sequel to 2009’s lauded original stylized shooter. It is due out for the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 on September 18 in North America, with an international release following on September 21.

For more on Borderlands 2, check out GameSpot’s latest preview.

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Borderlands 2 taps into Steamworks” was posted by Eddie Makuch on Wed, 29 Feb 2012 12:03:03 -0800

Modern Warfare 3 DLC collection hits XBL March 20

Activision confirms four Call of Duty multiplayer maps and two Special Ops missions available on Microsoft’s online platform next month for all users; price not yet announced.

 

The first Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection will arrive on Xbox Live on March 20, Activision announced today.


Air Force One has been grounded.

Air Force One has been grounded.

The first of four scheduled collections, the content will be available for purchase by Xbox Live Gold and Free users. It includes multiplayer maps Liberation, Piazza, Overwatch, and Black Box, as well as Special Ops missions Black Ice and Negotiator.

Black Box (pictured at right) has players battling next to the crashed Air Force One in a Southern California neighborhood. As for Black Ice, the Special Ops mission tasks snowmobile-riding players with gaining access to a diamond mine and planting explosives in it.

The Negotiator Special Ops mission takes players to India for a hostage extraction situation. Gamers will need to breach rooms and journey through city streets to deliver rescued persons safely.

On top of dating the first content collection for Modern Warfare 3, Activision today announced that Call of Duty: Elite content drops 4-6 will be available on Xbox Live for premium members on March 13. The content includes Black Box, Negotiator, and Black Ice. The content will find its way to the PlayStation 3 and PC at a later date.

Modern Warfare 3 downloadable content was developed by Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games, and Raven Software. All content arrives first on Xbox Live, with subsequent releases for the PlayStation 3 and PC. For more on the platform-specific availability of Modern Warfare 3 DLC, check out Activision’s Modern Warfare 3 content calendar.

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Modern Warfare 3 DLC collection hits XBL March 20” was posted by Eddie Makuch on Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:33:48 -0800

Asura’s Wrath – Pissing Off the Earth Gameplay Video

The earth stops being a pacifist and fights back.

 

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Asura’s Wrath – Pissing Off the Earth Gameplay Video” was posted by sampsona on Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:00:04 -0800

Now Playing: Dragon’s Dogma

GameSpot’s Marko Djordjevic and Maxwell McGee take a look at the first 30 minutes of Dragon’s Dogma in this episode of Now Playing.

 

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Now Playing: Dragon’s Dogma” was posted by Wern on Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:00:00 -0800

Asura’s Wrath – Beat Down Slumber Gameplay Video

Asura beats down his enemies and then goes on a forced 12,000-year sabbatical.

 

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Asura’s Wrath – Beat Down Slumber Gameplay Video” was posted by sampsona on Wed, 29 Feb 2012 10:59:18 -0800

Addictive TV vs Street Fighter X Tekken Gameplay Mash-up

Take a look at this mash up of Street Fighter X Tekken gameplay done by UK DJs and video remixers addictive TV.

 

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Addictive TV vs Street Fighter X Tekken Gameplay Mash-up” was posted by AlexCoby on Tue, 28 Feb 2012 06:21:31 -0800

Start/Select – Bethesda hiring next-gen developer, Pokemon

Today, Seb brings us news of Bethesda hiring for an unnamed next generation console game, on top of Pokemon Black and White 2 getting worldwide release windows.

 

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Start/Select – Bethesda hiring next-gen developer, Pokemon” was posted by sarahl on Tue, 28 Feb 2012 06:13:26 -0800

Binary Domain: Robots, Humans, and Robot-Like Humans

Do you like robots in your humans? Well then, Binary Domain might just be the game for you.

 

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Binary Domain: Robots, Humans, and Robot-Like Humans” was posted by Cameron Robinson on Tue, 28 Feb 2012 02:50:20 -0800