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March 14 is the big day for Game Gear on Virtual Console, with a trio of titles headed to Japanese 3DS owners, Nintendo announced this morning. Unsurprisingly, Sega leads the lineup with three classics: Sonic (Sonic and Tails 2), Shinobi (GG Shinobi), and Dragon Crystal. The titles will cost ¥3...

February 22nd 2012 at 7:35am 0 Comments
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Orion: Dino Beatdown is, according to developer Spiral Game Studios, an "open world, class-based cooperative survival sci-fi FPS." However, despite all those words, we think that description leaves out the interesting bits. Let us rephrase:Orion: Dino Beatdown is a game about guys with jetpacks sho...

February 20th 2012 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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Journey's developers at thatgamecompany refuse to dilly dally when it comes to seasonally tied launch windows, announcing this morning that Journey will arrive on March 13 for $15, effectively kicking off the spring season.According to a PlayStation Blog post revealing the launch date and pricing,...

February 16th 2012 at 10:28am 0 Comments
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You have plenty of options for buying NBA 2K12. You can just buy it right now, or you can buy it in a combo pack with MLB 2K12 in March.Or, you can buy the new Game of the Year Edition on March 11, which packs the Legends Showcase DLC and a poster of "legends" Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Lar...

February 15th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft clearly has no care for the silly paramaters we call "seasons," as its launching Microsoft Flight on February 29, bucking the original "spring" launch window. Microsoft Flight's official site will be hosting downloads of the free application starting that Wednesday -- no other distributio...

February 6th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The prominent PlayStation PixelJunk franchise went to Facebook with PixelJunk Monsters Online, and now the series' acrobatic trip-tastic platformer, PixelJunk Eden, is coming to Steam.Available next week, on February 2, the main game will include the "Encore" DLC expansion, and the full chemically...

January 27th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Despite selling over 1 million copies of Terraria across Terra Firma, Merge Games believes the title has yet to reach a key demographic: PC game buyers without internet connections. Okay, okay, it's also possible that the Merge Games-published "Collector's Edition" of the Re-Logic-developed 2D indi...

January 26th 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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With the announcement of release dates for 3DS and Vita, there are vanishingly few platforms left that won't have Rayman Origins. Now the PC joins the platforming party, with a release in both Europe and the United States on March 29. The PC version retains the 4-player co-op functionality of the c...

January 26th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Sony's betting that your memories are worth at least €10 (~$13) with its upcoming PlayMemories video editing application for the PlayStation 3. That's the price that a Sony rep told Electric Pig during a London Sony event earlier today. The rep also pinned a launch date to the window of time b...

January 24th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Gunning gravity-shifter Inversion has shifted its official release window to "early 2012." Publisher Namco Bandai informed us of the change after we asked it about retailers changing the launch date to March 27."The launch of Inversion has been moved to early 2012, and more details will follow in a...

January 24th 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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The Doctor's two dimensional adventures on the PC, PlayStation 3 and Vita aren't quite as lost in time as the doctor himself, as Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock has been given a "March 2012" launch window. Perhaps you were worried that Supermassive Games (note: not Bastion dev Supergiant Games) wou...

January 23rd 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The Capcom Digital Collection gathers eight of Capcom's most recent XBLA offerings into a $40 package: 1942: Joint Strike, Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 (curiously, not the first game), the two-game Final Fight: Double Impact title, Flock!, Rocketmen: Axis of Evil with "It Came from Uranus" DLC, Super...

January 23rd 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments