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  • 24Mar

    Torchlight gets a release for Australia!

    Aussies who’ve been wondering when the game Torchlight will grace our shores – wonder no more! Come April, the folks at Mindscape are excited to make Torchlight available to purchase from your local retailer and apparently it has new exclusive features that aren’t in the online version. Some of those features will include the ferret as a bonus pet and an optional full DVD editor which lets you create your own content, while the key features include randomisation, simple interface and retirement system. In the RPG (brought to us by the designers and leads of Diablo® and others) you need to save the town of Torchlight, embarking on a perilous journey through many dangerous locations to cleanse the mines. Choose from 1 of 3 Character Classes to battle your way through dungeons and against monsters while searching for fame and fortune. Winner of quite a few awards including “Best Debut

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  • 24Mar

    All Interactive Entertainment the new handler of Rising Star Games in Australia

    The people that brought us the Harvest Moon series, Muramasa, Little King’s Story and a whole bunch more have new friends to show Aussies their games. Rising Star Games now distributes through our friends at All Interactive Entertainment (AIE). So far Rising Star Games have released around 50 games which have been available on Nintendo and Sony platforms, and have only just started bringing their creative genius to XBox. Previously the Japanese game company distributed through companies such as Marvelous Entertainment, Atlus, Hudson, and Tecmo (amongst a few), and they are excited about the new partnership with the belief that their games will be well represented by AIE in Australia. Martin Defries, Managing Director & C.O.O. at Rising Star Games: “I have been overwhelmed by the energy and passion shown by the team at AIE for our brand and products. AIE have demonstrated an understanding of our unique positioning in

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  • 24Mar

    PLUTO: URASAWA × TEZUKA finale set for release

    Naoki Urasawa is known to most as the creator of the “Monster” anime series, and the “20th Century Boys” manga. And Tezuka Osamu is probably mostly known for his series “Astroboy”. What happens when the talents of both are combined? How about “PLUTO: URASAWA × TEZUKA”? The manga is a reinterpretation by Urasawa of Tezuka’s work, and the final volume in the 8 part series is set for release on April 6th 2010. The story involves robots and humans co-existing, and there is something after the 7 great robots of the world. Robot detective Gesicht is assigned to investigate the case, soon finding out he himself is also a target. In the last volume, Atom is back and equipped with the answers to the unsolved mysteries involving Pluto, Bora and more. He’s prepared to put this knowledge and the memory of his fallen friends (Gesicht, Mont Blanc, North No. 2,

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  • 24Mar

    Namco Introducing 2 New Releases to the Apps Store

    Namco Networks is introducing 2 new titles their line up. Tinseltown Dreams: The 50′s is a movie making match 3 game and allows players to make their own blockbusters. As players match and swap tiles, they are assuming the role of the director and are in charge of hiring, prop making and earning a budget. “Merging the best Match 3 mechanics with the ability to create your own films using characters, sets and props is unlike anything else on the App Store and provides hours of enjoyment,” stated Jonathan Kromrey, general manager of Apple Games for Namco Networks. Tinseltown Dreams: The 50′s is currently available on Apple’s App Store for $2.99. Also available from the Apps Store: The update to Garters & Ghouls- dual joystick shooter that was originally released last Halloween. Since last October, Namco has released this update to the game and publisher IDW has released graphic novels

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  • 24Mar

    PlayStation Store’s Spring Fever Sale Starts Tomorrow

    From March 25 to June 1, the PlayStation Store will be in full-blown Spring Fever! Yeah, it’s time for the Spring Fever sale again. This week, PSN is offering exclusives Gravity Crash and Everyday Shooter for half off ($4.99). For future weeks’ offers, check the PlayStation Store, or just go to PlayStation.Blog. The sale also features some benefits to PlayStation Home users as well. If you buy something every week, you can complete an entire “Spring Bumblebee” or “Spring Flower” costume. There are five parts, corresponding to the five weeks. This week’s item? Shoes. Buy something every week to complete your costume, and you get to “buzz” all around Home! (I don’t know what you do if you already have everything on sale that week.) Hopefully some awesome deals come out of the sale! Follow

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  • 24Mar

    Sandlot Releases New Heartwild Solitaire

    Sandlot Games has just released the second book in their Heartwild Solitaire series. Help Binky put the pieces of her life back together by matching cards and collecting power ups and bonus points in this new choose-your-own-adventure style of game play. You direct the storyline at every turn, making each time you play through truly unique. Heartwild Solitaire book 2 features: ~ Branching storyline with 4 possible endings ~ 280 levels ~ Bonus rounds to boost your score ~ All-new features and rules Get the new book now from Sandlot Games for just $6.99, or for a limited time, Sandlot is offering both books together for $9.99, so we can solitaire to our heart’s content. . . . . Follow

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  • 24Mar

    ZEN Studios’ Move-Compatible Planet MiniGolf Announced, Accompanied by Screenshots and a Trailer, Of Course

    ZEN Studios, makers of Zen Pinball, have taken that engine to a new course – the minigolf course, actually. Later this Spring (only in the PlayStation Store), ZEN’s Planet Minigolf will bring their acclaimed ball physics to several beautiful courses with over 140 holes in a deep single-player campaign. There will be multiplayer, of course, and competition modes. ZEN provided a full list of features: A deep and engaging single player campaign taking players through fantastically designed courses with over 140 different holes Worldwide Tournament Play – Set up personal tournaments with a group of friends or go online up against gamers from around the world! Golf Course Editor – Build, manage and share golf courses…make them crazy, challenging and wacky and then upload to share them online! PlayStation Move Functionality – Planet MiniGolf will be fully compatible with PlayStation 3’s upcoming motion control system, “Move” Multi-national Game – Countries

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  • 24Mar

    A Kingdom for Keflings Arriving on PC with Teeny-Tiny Price to Match

    Today, exclusively on NinjaBee.com, you can buy 2008′s “Best Family Game,” A Kingdom for Keflings, for PC at half off the original price, making it $9.99. This price lasts for two weeks, and after the sale is over, the price goes up to $19.99. At that point, the game will be available through other online distribution systems as well. There is a plus to getting the PC version: It features four new giants unavailable to the Xbox 360 Arcade version, making eight available in total. The only thing it lacks? Getting to play as your Xbox LIVE avatar. (Sorry!) Follow

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  • 24Mar

    Activision’s Blur Gets a Rank Cap Increase

    If you’re one of the many enjoying Activision’s multiplayer beta for Blur, you’ll be glad to hear that the current multiplayer rank cap will be raised from 10 to 15 on Thursday, March 25. Along with this comes the ability to unlock new cars, additional mods and a new challenge pack. Additional Cars Unlocked: - Corvette ZR1 (Class B) - Koenigsegg CCX-R (Class A) Additional Mods Unlocked: - Iron Fist (Increases damage of a Power-up hit) - Last Gasp (Player fires a Barge when Wrecked) Additional Challenges Unlocked: - Demolition Challenge Pack (16 new challenges) Follow

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  • 24Mar

    Play and Win $500 This Week at PCH Games

    PCH Games today has kicked off March Mayhem this week! From now through the end of the month, each time you play a different game at PCH Games, you will be entered into the grand prize drawing for $500. You can choose from any type of games from puzzle to card to word to strategy, and each one you try will automatically give you another entry. Check out Spider solitaire and Wheel of Fortune. Happy playing and Good Luck! . . . Follow

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