All we have so far is a logo, but fans of the Harvest Moon series will be glad to hear that the series will be coming to the 3DS in full 3D. Natsume announced the new title; Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley and says that more will be coming at E3. In a recent blog post by Natsume’s community manager CeeCee they announced three new Nintendo titles that are coming soon. Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley is one of those three titles.
In 2004, Sony took on Nintendo and dived into the handheld market, releasing the PlayStation Portable. The console was hugely successful, to date selling over 70 million units worldwide. Home is where the heart is, as 19 million of these were sold in Japan alone. 10 years from launch however, it seems that the PSP’s lights have finally been turned off in its own territory, as Sony Computer Entertainment announced today that the console would no longer be shipped to the Japanese market as of June 2014. Following the launch pattern, the worldwide selling will likely cease by the end of the year. The information was said during a promotional campaign for Sony’s current handheld, the PlayStation Vita. The new console isn’t doing great in terms of sales, but still has potential and a constant stream of games being released.
Crytek is on a roll with new announcements. Just the other day Homefront 2 was announced, and today Crytek revealed a new third-person shooter called Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age. It is planned for a PC release and unnamed consoles this fall and set in the 1800′s.
Watch Dogs has sold 4 million copies which breaks another Ubisoft sales record. Watch Dogs had previously broken the Ubisoft record for first day sales, and now it claims the title of being Ubisoft’s best-selling game in it’s first week.
Tecmo-Koei just announced that Samurai Warriors 4 will be coming to the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita on October 21st in North America and October 24th in Europe. This will be a return to Sony platforms after the Samurai Warriors franchise was exlusively on the Wii and 3DS with Samurai Warriors 3 and Samurai Warriors: Chronicles.
Terraria developers 505 Games announced today that Terraria will be releasing on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One by the end of this year. All of the content from Terraria’s most recent update will be available on both systems. The PlayStation 4 version will also have cross-save and cross-play compatibility with the PlayStation Vita.
Ever wondered what it would be like to witness a Super Smash Bros. battle in first person? Well, YouTube user pipocaVFX has got you covered, as their most recent video gives us a look at what a battle against the infamous Master Hand might look like from a first person perspective. And who better to demonstrate this than our favorite green-tuniced hero, Link? Make the jump to check out the video.
Batman fans get a mixed bag of news today. Rockesteady has released a new Battle Mode trailer showing off some of the weaponry that will be used and promising a more full reveal next week at E3. However, this new trailer ends by flashing a ’2015′ release date for Arkham Knight, meaning the game has been delayed from its planned release this October. You can catch the trailer after the jump.
Relic Entertainment’s Company of Heroes 2 has received many patches recently that have dramatically changed it’s gameplay. An upcoming DLC introduces the US Forces as a playable faction, adds Oberkommando West forces and new maps along the Western Front. These two new factions will be a supplement to Company of Heroes 2′s online play which has been patched during the last few months. There are two new trailers and an extended Let’s Play gameplay video from Relic that is over 30 minutes long.
What started as an April Fools joke for Arma III turned into an actual form of DLC for the game. Arma III Karts is now available on Steam for $1.99 USD and a portion of the sales of the DLC will go to the Czech Red Cross. The total amount raised will be announced at the end of June. This was also done in conjunction with Arma III’s sales reaching 1 million.
Broken Age, developed by Double Fine is now available on the OUYA. This brings the two highest gaming-related Kickstarter projects together which is significant for crowd-funding in the video game industry. Often we see games that are successful through the support of Kickstarter and it’s nice to see OUYA and Broken Age come full circle.
Out of the 1,300 E.T. and other Atari cartridges that were unearthed in the notorious Atari landfill in New Mexico, 700 will be appraised, certified and sold. There are many more games in the landfill that will remain there since they were difficult to uncover which leaves the excavation with a yield of 1,300.