Super Smash Bros for the 3DS and Wii U is just around the corner and there are only a few roster spots left to fill. This week each member of the GenGAME staff picks one more character that they would like to see appear in the upcoming game.
Rob Zombie was requested by Ubisoft to help explain some of the events during the time period in which Assassin’s Creed: Unity takes part. Teaming up with The Walking Dead illustrator Tony Moore, Rob Zombie gives us a 5 minute animated short about the French Revolution, with details of the violence during a time of desperation. Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité will be a common sentence in AC: Unity, for sure. Make the jump to check out the video.
As of July 29th, you can finally play Rogue Legacy on PS3, PS4 and PS Vita. The announcement was made on Playstation Blog with the interesting disclosure that Rogue Legacy was originally developed with the PS Vita buttons in mind. The Playstation version of the game includes Cross Buy and Cross Save between the Vita and the PS4/PS3, all of the content patches and bonus content, translation into different languages, and a Platinum trophy.
Some GameStops within the city limits of Philadelphia are requiring customers to submit to fingerprint scans if they want to trade in used games. This policy was put in place as an anti-theft measure to help local law enforcement track criminals who use GameStop stores as pawn shops.
A third live NicoNico stream for Nintendo and Tecmo Koei’s upcoming crossover title, Hyrule Warriors, took place earlier this morning. Including some new gameplay footage, two new trailers focused on the game’s DLC costumes for Link and Zelda were broadcast.
Square Enix is back at it again, offering a two week free trial to play Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn with incentive to anyone that invites new players in the process.
The free trial offer applies to anyone that doesn’t have a Final Fantasy 14 account and already has a Square Enix account. The free trial account will last for 14 calendar days at the start of the free trial set up.
Nintendo and Tecmo Koei have released a new trailer for their soon-to-be-released crossover title, Hyrule Warriors. This time the new trailer focuses on Impa and her second unique character weapon, a naginata.
This morning, backers of Aegis Defenders found a little nugget in their emails containing a message concerning a new character. It read:
“Shovel Knight Digs into Battle!”
Mutton Chop Game Critiques is a show where I look at video games past and and present and grade them as academically as possible based on the narrative, the aesthetics, the gameplay, and how the game make one feel through those three aspects combined. This week, I’m looking at Halo: Combat Evolved.
The final map pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts is called Nemesis and will feature four multiplayer maps and the final episode of the co-op mode Extinction. Nemesis includes four Multiplayer maps: Goldrush, Subzero, Dynasty, and Showtime, a reimagined version of the fan-favorite Shipment from Call of Duty4. Extinction Episode 4: Exodus will be the final chapter in the Alien Extinction co-op game mode. Explore the biggest Extinction level yet and take on nearly every Cryptid species from previous episodes. You will also contend with the Ancestors – a powerful new enemy with mind control and psionic attacks. Hit the jump to get a closer look at Nemesis.
The next Nintendo Direct has been announced, and it’s all about Hyrule Warriors. The Japanese Nintendo Direct for Nintendo and Tecmo’s Koie’s soon-to-be-released crossover title, is currently set to stream on Tuesday, August 5th at 12PM JST. The English edition will broadcast simultaneously on Monday, August 4th at 11PM EST.
In addition, Nintendo has released a new trailer for the game this morning.
A second special presentation is set for Nintendo and Tecmo Koei’s crossover title, Hyrule Warriors, as part of continuing promotion for the game, as it will be released in Japan on August 14th, over a month earlier than it will be in the West.