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  • Dead Rising 2: High Stakes Edition Details

    Capcom announced a new Dead Rising 2: High Stakes Edition exclusively for North America. This Dead Risisng 2: High Stakes Edition will be available for the North American gamers exclusively through Capcom Store and will cost them $89.99 on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.

    Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2: High Stakes Edition

    Here is the details of thing you will be getting in the Dead Rising 2: High Stakes Edition:

    • Dead Rising 2 Game (Xbox 360 or PS3)
    • Poker set in a black high-impact case sporting the Fortune City logo and including:
    • 100 poker chips – 4 different colors featuring the Fortune City logo
    • 2 decks of ‘blood-stained’ custom playing cards featuring character art
    • 5 green dice
    • 1 ‘blood-stained’ dealer chip
    • Fortune City Visitor Map featuring the game map and ads for Fortune City locations and attractions
    • Terror is Reality XVII admission ticket with redemption code for the unique Psycho skills pack DLC, which contains the Psycho costume which gives you new abilities, new attacks and heavier damage for psycho-related weapons, such as Chainsaw, Figure Axe, Machette, Meat Cleaver and more
    • One Dead Rising 2 High Stakes Edition will contain the ‘Golden’ Terror Is Reality XVII admission ticket, which is redeemable for Burt the Zombie, a 6’ Dead Rising 2 zombie replica

    Dead Rising 2 releases on 28th September (US) and on October 2 (UK) for Playstation 3, PC and Xbox 360.

  • StarCraft II balance changes Schedule for September

    Blizzard has listed out the balance changes that are in store for their successful game title StarCraft II. The changes that are going to be made in StarCraft II is slated to take effect next month.

    Here is the list of changes that is going to be made in StarCraft II:

    • The largest changes that is going to be made is friendly units will no longer provide vision after being killed, and enemy units previously revealed will no longer be targetable.
    • In addtion the change will also include adding destructible rocks to the Desert Oasis map and in the center map, the watchtower area is being narrowed.
    • The build time for the zealot is also being increased from 33 to 38 seconds, and the warpgate cooldown is being increased from 23 to 28 seconds
    • Many other changes are also in work for terran,  the Siege Mode damage of the siege tank is being changed from 50 to 35 +15 vs. armored, Battlecruisers will have their damage against ground units decrease from 10 to 8; Ultralisk damage is being lowered from 15, +25 vs. armored to 15, +20 vs. armored, and many more
  • Mount & Blade: Warband Free DLC Trailer

    Taleworlds Entertainment and Paradox Interactive today announced the release of a free new DLC for their action packed RPG, Mount & Blade: Warband.

  • Lenovo Building New Game Console Ebox

    One of the largest PC Vendor Lenovo has decided to enter the video game market by developing a games console. Lenovo is a well know name in building a various gaming laptops and PCs but now they are aiming high and now wants a slice of console action.

    Speaking to China Daily the company said that they have already set a up a team of 40 engineers and named them Eedoo and they have started there work to build a console name "Ebox". No price for guessing where the idea is taken from and what it plan to compete with.

    Lenovo Ebox will consist of gesture control interface much like Microsoft Kinect which will use webcam for tracking gamers movements. Lenovo also hinted that the price will be much lower than Xbox 360 and they will most probably rolling out the Ebox in the Q1 of 2011.

    Here is what Eedoo President Jack Luo said to China Daily:

    "We are the world's second company to produce a controller-free game console, behind only Microsoft,"

    "Our product is designed for family entertainment. EBox may not have exquisite game graphics, or extensive violence, but it can inspire family members to get off the couch and get some exercise,"

  • PSN Maintenance scheduled for August 30: SCEE

    SCEE has announce today that they will be performing a routine maintaince on PSN on Monday (30th August), this implies that user won't be able to have access to Playstation Store, Playstation Home and many other aspect of their Account Management (including the user own download list).

    Playstation Network, PSN

    The maintaince work is schedule between 08:000 ans 21:00 BST.

  • Civilization 4: The Complete Edition on sale for $10

    Civilization 4: The Complete Edition is currently on sale for a price tag of just $10 (75% off regular price) via Games for Windows Live. This offer begans today and will goes on till 1st September.

    Civilization 4: The Complete Edition

    Civilization 4: The Complete Edition will consist of all the expansion packs of the game which includes the like of Colonization. The deal is certainly a good one but we just like to reminds you that Civilization 5 is due to release on September 21.

  • Red Dead Redemption: Liars and Cheats DLC Out on September 21: Rockstar

    Rockstar today gives out the release details about the next DLC pack Liars and Cheats for their successful game title Red Dead Redemption. Liars and Cheats DLC will be releasing on 21st September 2010 worldwide and will be focusing more on expanding the Free Roam multiplayer experience as well as adding new modes to Competitive Multiplayer.

    Here is the complete details about that the Liars and Cheats DLC for Red Dead Redemption will have in store for gamers:

    Multiplayer Poker and Liars' Dice Games
    One of the most fan-requested features comes to multiplayer.

    Multiplayer Horse Races
    Ride out against your friends and foes online - with mounted combat guns blazing.

    The Explosive Rifle
    A devastatingly destructive new weapon with its own new single-player and multiplayer challenges.

    7 New Gang Hideouts
    Posse up and take on the new Hideouts together to level up quickly.

    4 New Hunting Grounds
    New Hunting Grounds are now visible on the map for all to see, with some of the most action-packed wildlife hunting yet.

    Stronghold Competitive Multiplayer Mode
    Teams take turns in attack and defense in multi-tiered Competitive games.

    Posse Scoring and Leaderboards

    Compare stats with other posses and compete to see who are the kings of the Free Roam frontier.

    Plus, 15 additional multiplayer characters from the Red Dead Redemption storyline are being made available as multiplayer characters, and more all-new Achievements and Trophies.

    Red Dead Redemption: Liars and Cheats will be available for $9.99 on PSN and for 800 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live