505 Games has announced that if you pre-order their upcoming Supremacy MMA at a Gamestop location, you will receive a special fighter: the undefeated Shane del Rosario! Supremacy MMA is due out in June of this year on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms.
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MTV News has popped word that the highly-anticipated Mass Effect 3 will not be released until sometime in the first three months of 2012, pushing the game back from its previous release window of this Fall. The game would complete the first trilogy set in the Mass Effect universe and see the player once again return in the role of Shepard to fight off the Reaper invasion. BioWare released two new screenshots from the game in reverence of the delay.
On the “Mass Effect 2” Facebook page, the following statement was posted by Casey Hudson, the executive producer of the “Mass Effect” series:
“‘Mass Effect 3’ will be released in the first three months of 2012. The development team is laser focused on making sure ‘Mass Effect 3’ is the biggest, boldest and best game in the series, ensuring that it exceeds everyone’s expectations.”
SEGA has released the official launch trailer for their video game adaptation of the upcoming movie of the same name, THOR: God of Thunder. THOR puts players in the titular role of Thor both on his world and our own as he takes on a plethora of larger than life enemies. The game is available on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, and Nintendo DS platforms.
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In honor of Star Wars Day, iPad case developer ClamCase has announced a special ‘Trooper’ edition of their popular iPad ClamCase to ship this Summer. Featuring a Stormtrooper white design, the ClamCase allows users to utilize their iPad in a netbook-style capacity with a build-in keyboard. The regular ClamCase is available now for for an online price of $119 and an in-store price of $149.
LINK: ClamCase Product Page
Bethesda Softworks and Splash Damage have released a new trailer for their upcoming online shooter, BRINK, which goes over some of the game’s player classes. BRINK features a hot-swappable class system and dynamic mission objective system that adapts itself based on current player classes and class switches. The game is due out on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms come May 10th.
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Electronic Arts has announced that it is buying popular iOS game developer, Firemint. Firemint developed the popular iOS titles Flight Control and Real Racing, to name a couple. Financial details were not disclosed in the announcement, but we will update this story if we learn more in that area.
“The Firemint team is remarkable for its critical and commercial success,” said Barry Cottle, Executive Vice President and General Manger of EA Interactive. “Having them as part of EAi will accelerate our position as worldwide leader in game development for mobile devices and online gaming platforms.”
Square Enix and Eidos Montreal have released three new screenshots for their upcoming action-RPG, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, as well as the official PC specs needed to run the game. The game is due out on August 23rd, 2011 for Windows PCs, Xbox 360, and the PlayStation 3 platform.
• Deus Ex: Human Revolution Recommended PC Specs:
- OS: Windows 7
- PROCESSOR: AMD Phenom II X4 or Intel Core 2 Quad or better
- RAM: 2 GB
- GRAPHICS: AMD Radeon HD 5850
- REQUIRED DISC SPACE: 8.5 GB
• Deus Ex: Human Revolution Minimum PC Specs:
- OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 with DirectX 9.0c
- PROCESSOR: 2 GHz dual core
- RAM: 1 GB RAM (Windows XP) / 2 GB (Windows Vista and Windows 7)
- GRAPHICS: NVIDIA GeForce 8000 series or ATI Radeon HD 2000 series or better
- REQUIRED DISC SPACE: 8.5 GB
Activision has sent out some new screenshots from their upcoming video game adaptation of Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Due out June 14th, Dark of the Moon allows players to play as their favorite Autobots and Decepticons in third-person gameplay similar to that found in Transformers: War for Cybertron. Checkout the new screenshots below!
Another May 4th has arrived and, with that date, the arrival of another official “Star Wars Day”. Star Wars Day, for those of you who don’t know, is the unofficial Star Wars holiday which began with the joke “May the Fourth Be With You” some years back. What are you supposed to do in honor of this day? Well, you can revisit one of the films, the whole series, dress in a robe – whatever you like!
May the Force be With You… Always…
Square Enix has announced the release of their highly-anticipated side-scroller, Moon Diver, in which players attempt to re-take the planet from an army of sentient (and PO’d) every day items. It seems that an alien force has animated things like cars, bridges, and cities which are now out to destroy humanity. Moon Diver retails for 1200 Microsoft Points – be sure to checkout the launch screens and trailer below!
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