Posts tagged with ‘news’
Tomodachi Life Miis to Appear in Smash Bros.
Looks like we’ll be getting a Tomodachi Life-inspired stage on the 3DS version of the new Smash Bros. Also, this stage will feature Miis from your Tomodachi Life island!
Here’s some info on the stage:
"The front walls of the apartments disappear so you can see the area within when a fighter overlaps with the room. The rooms are randomly placed and selected from among several types. Planting an X Bomb behind a wall might be an effective tactic."
Pretty cool stuff. Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS will be available starting October 3, 2014 on the 3DS, and the Wii U version is expected to launch this holiday season.
Doom Bots have hit Summoner’s Rift
I’ve gotta tell you, this post was delayed because I was playing Doom Bots, and I have to say, it’s one of the most fun game modes they’ve come out with yet.
Doom Bots are your classic Co-Op vs. AI environment with a big and important twist: all the bots’ abilities can alter and be even stronger than normal.
You and your four teammates will have to endure Ziggs’ Bouncing Bombs that home onto enemy champions, Zyra plants that spawn by themselves beside the nearest enemy champion, and Ezreal. The Prodigal Explorer alone has his own miniature version of Ultra Rapid Fire built into him- even on Doom Level 1, his Mystic Shot and Essence Flux shoot three projectiles within a 90˚ angle in front of him, and his Trueshot Barrage fires in four directions at once- in three different waves.
Summoner’s Rift is also darker and the bots have an eerie dark purple glow around them to increase the suspense of the game. When you win a game against the Doom Bots, you unlock the next level of Doom. You start out at 1, unlocking 2, then jumping directly to 5, and then the battle is really on.
Go round up your friends, summoners, and see if you can survive what the bots are dishing out.
Cel Damage HD Coming to PS4, PS3, Vita
For those of you longing for the good old days of Twisted Metal and Vigilante 8’s vehicular carnage are in for a treat in the form of Cel Damage HD.
Finish Line Games, the developer behind the HD re-release, announced the project today, which will bring nostalgic gamers back to the cel-shaded, vehicular combat mayhem that we were first treated to in the early days of the GameCube, Xbox, and PlayStation 2.
Cel Damage HD will be coming the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita as a cross-buy title this April.
Under the radar, Nintendo went ahead and released the most popular Mother game on the Wii U Virtual Console for only $9.99. Grab it now!
Sharing Steam games coming soon?
With all of the news about DRM and sharing your games everywhere with Microsoft’s screw up, Sony’s digs, and Microsoft’s 180, it seems like Steam decided to (possibly) try something new!
In the source code of the new beta version of Steam, there is something called “Shared game library,” while it’s not very clear as to what that is, it suggests you’ll be able to let your friends play games when you’re not playing them, and you won’t have access to them when they are playing. With most new Steam features though, there’ll probably only be a few titles in the beginning that’ll take advantage of this feature.
Even though this is exciting news for PC gamers, we don’t want you to get your hopes up. This is a beta version of the software and can be removed or be something totally different in the end. We’ll keep you updated!
Sony Announce Metal Gear Solid: Legacy for PS3
Exclusive to the PS3, Konami and Kojima Studios partnered with Sony to reveal an exclusive for the PS3 titled Metal Gear Solid: Legacy. It contains eight full games- Metal Gear, Metal Gear 2, Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid 3: HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid 4, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition, and Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions. Not only that, but it will include two Ashley Wood Bande Desinee graphic novels that have never been released in North America or Latin America before. Still not convinced? How about the inclusion of a 100 page artbook?
All of this for $49.99. You can pre-order it on Amazon and other retailers.