There have been many rumors going around about the possibility of another Borderland game, and when Gearbox Studio Head Randy Pitchford was asked, his response was pretty straight forward. “We are currently not working on Borderlands 3″. That is true, however what he didn’t mention, or comment on that another studio (2K Austrailia) was working on another Borderlands title. The Pre-Sequel will be sending four new vault hunters into space to battle low gravity, zero atmosphere, and raving, psychotic astronauts.
Bethesda has announced a very limited “Panzerhund Edition” to their upcoming Wolfenstein: The New Order. The very limited collectors pack will include an 8-inch hand-painted Panzerhund statue and base, as well as a “classified folder” containing documents like maps, case files, letters, and an X-ray for protagonist B.J. Blazkowicz.
The bundle also packs in a set of 14 full-color postcards stemming from The New Order’s alternate 1960s, as well as three embroidered patches and a replica dog tag. Lastly, the premium bundle includes an “exclusive” steelbook for the game. The “Panzerhund Edition” will sell for $100 at select retailers.
One thing you will notice missing from the Collectors Edition is . . . The Game. Yes, that means that you have to purchase the game separately. This edition will release along side the game on May 20th for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC.
“Keep your preorder at your favorite retailer and we’ll send you these goodies separately,” Bethesda said. “This way we can ship these boxes worldwide and you’re not stuck waiting for your game to come along with an oversized, expensively shipped box.”
Capcom has announced today the fifth and final new character to join the roster for Ultra Street Fighter IV.
When you look at Decapre, she is a cross of Cammy and Vega. Decapre is a former “doll” bodyguard to M. Bison. Many of Decapre’s fighting moves are charged based moves and features fast, fluid movements of Vega. Decapre joins the previously announced quartet of Rolento, Hugo. Poison and Elena.
Many fans have been upset, slamming Capcom for re-skinning an already existing character. Even though this character has never been playable in a Street Fight game, there is an eerie resemblance to Cammy.
Ultra Street Fighter IV will also feature the new Edition Select Mode, which will allow players to select balance variants of characters from all previous versions of Street Fighter.
Ultra Street Fighter IV will release in August for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.
Telltale announces today that tomorrow, March 4th The Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 2 will launch on PC/Mac, and PlayStation 3. The Xbox 360 version will hit March 5th and iOS on March 6th.
Episode 2 will be called “A House Divided”, and will continue the survival of Clementine. Even though we have not been given any insight into the next episode, which Telltale has always been pretty god at doing, we do know that the choices we made in episode one will follow us or haunt us.
“A House Divided” will begin launch tomorrow and will be $4.99.
A few GameStop stores have been reporting that they have been receiving some marketing material that features the Batman Arkham logo surrounded by flames. We have confirmed this, including the local GameStop near to me, have shown us the banner. WB and Rocksteady have not confirmed or denied the existence of a new Batman game, or if this could be an expansion.
Rocksteady was the studio behind Arkham Asylum, and Arkham City, and Batman: Arkham Origins was developed by WB Montreal. A story has been published that a Dutch Journalist recently attended an even hosted by Rocksteady Studios, and that all information disclosed could not be published or shown until March.
Dice confirmed today that the next expansion coming to Battlefield 4, “Naval Strike”, will include some new weapons, gadgets, four additional maps, and a new game mode.
The new vehicle included will be the hovercraft. Being that the new expansion will be heavily focused on water warfare, and will include the new game mode “Carrier Assault”, which is a revamp of the 2006 Titan mode from 2142.
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The Battlefield 4 Platoon program launches on February 27th. The Platoon program will allow gamers to communicate and plan out game strategy using the Battlelog. According to DICE, once the program rolls out this week users will be able to:
- The ability to create and join a Platoon for up to 100 members.
- Basic Platoon management such as inviting, applying, and promoting/demoting members.
- A private and public Platoon feed, where you can communicate and coordinate.
- A Platoon emblem and tag that all members can easily apply.
- The ability to earn stats for your Platoon and rank it up, and see all the matches you played together.