Posted on Saturday, July 21st, 2012 at 9:00 AM by Guest
Welcome back gamers to the end of another week. Announcements were made, and an anticipated project cancelled, let’s looks at what went down this past week.
Majesco has announced a release date for their upcoming reboot of an arcade classic. Double Dragon Neon will launch on September 11 for Playstation Network in the United States; and the following day September 12, in Europe. As for Xbox 360, Double Dragon Neon will launch globally on September 12. The reboot of this classic will feature brothers Billy and Jimmy Lee battling their way to save Marian from villain rival Skullmageddon and his gang of thugs. The game will have an 80s feel with lights, clothing and soundtrack. There is yet to be a price annouced for this title.
PS Vita has another port on it’s way over in October. Street Fighter X Tekken, which is available currently on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360, will make its way to the handheld on October 19. All the current content will be included in the Vita port, but there will be exclusive content available. The new content includes:
Lastly, Playstation 3 owners will be able to compete with Vita players and vice versa. This is taking advantage of Sony’s Cross-Platform featured on several other titles. Before its launch, make sure to get practice with your favorite fighter on the current available versions on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.
Rumors have been flying rabid about Square Enix pulling the plug on their Final Fantasy XIII Versus. To replace the title is Final Fantasy XV, well according to Kotaku at least. As we lay this project to rest, we can’t help but notice the warning signs this may have been in the works. Back in March, the games designer Tetsuya Nomura spoke to Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu and said, “We’re almost done with preparing the latest info for the game. Because of a totally unrelated reason, there are circumstances in which that info cannot be released.” Move onto May of the his year and Nomura comment on the game, this time to Game Informer that “We would like to ask for you patience on an official announcement for this title. It always takes time when tackling the challenge of doing something completely new, but we are doing our best to bring information to the fans as quickly as we can. Your patience is greatly appreciated.” Stay tuned as details become available on this story.
It’s not normally in our business to speak to political issues, but there has been a lot of heated news about marriage rights in the United States. One of the largest video game publishers announced that it supports marriage equality. EA has joined a coalition of many other businesses that oppose the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). ”DOMA presents a number of problems for businesses like EA, as it creates regulatory, tax and discrimination complications for employers, and that’s why we’re standing against it,” reads an EA statement The underlying lawsuit impacts all employers no matter how big or small, and no matter the industry, and we encourage other business to join these efforts.” EA is been on the receiving end of critisism for including a homosexual sub-plot in Mass Effect 3.
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