Journey Announced

Journey is a new game from thatgamecompany, the creators of PSN titles Flower and Flow. It’s an “online adventure experience”, not sure exactly what that means, but it looks totally awesome. Journey is currently scheduled for release on the PS3 sometime in 2011.

More screenshots below…

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Atlus Announces Rock of Ages

My mind is blown right now, I don’t even know what to say. A mix of strategy and…controlling a giant rock, all while travelling through art history. I’m not sure if this is for PC, XBLA, and PSN, does “digital distribution” mean all platforms?

A rock-solid combination of deep strategy, rock-rolling action, and captivating art and music from throughout history!

Two castles stand opposed, bridged by an uneven, narrow pathway. One is yours, and you’re quite fond of it. See how the parapets catch the sunlight ever so stylishly? The other is your enemy’s; they’re a jerk, and their crappy crenellations are driving down your property values. Also, their castle sucks, justification enough to try crush it using an enormous rolling stone. Unfortunately, they’ll have a chance to plan and build up some security, doing everything they can to derail your razing rock. Get through their defenses and you’re one step closer to crushing their unsightly tower (see also: their hopes and dreams). But don’t take your turn for granite. Once your turn is over, your opponent’s begins…

Atlus Announces Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City for DS

Dungeon crawling RPG’s are awesome. Especially when you can choose a ninja as one of your characters. Or a buccaneer. The game currently has a September 21 release date in North America.

Full press release, below…

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Nintendo 3DS: The Games

The 3DS already appears to have a ton of support behind it, and not just from Nintendo. Besides new titles such as Kid Icarus and remakes including Star Fox 64, a slew of third-party games are coming from companies including Atlus, Capcom, and EA. At this point I already want one, bad.

I also noticed Marvelous will be releasing a game called BOKUJYOUMONOGATARI 3D. I need to find out more about this game, because the name alone makes it the most awesome game, ever.

The full list, below:

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Nintendo Officially Announces 3DS

Nintendo officially announced their next handheld, the Nintendo 3DS. The game will display games in glasses-free 3D. Other interesting items of note:

  • Features improved graphics over the DS
  • Two cameras on the outside of the device for 3D picture taking
  • The 3DS launch game will be Kid Icarus: Uprising
  • 3D depth slider on the side of the device
  • Round numb analog stick called the “Slide Pad”

Full specs below…

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Capcom Announces Marvel Vs. Capcom 3: Fate Of Two Worlds

Sure, it took a decade but Capcom has officially announced a sequel to (in my opinion) the awesomest fighting game, ever. Marvel Vs. Capcom 3: Fate Of Two Worlds features the same 3 on 3 battles as the previous game and is scheduled for a spring 2011 release on both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Confirmed characters (based on the video):

Marvel: Iron Man, Hulk, and Wolverine
Capcom: Chris Redfield, Morrigan, and Ryu

The full press release, below:

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Capcom Announces Super Street Fighter IV

Capcom Announces Super Street Fighter IV

Capcom has announced Super Street Fighter IV, which will be a new standalone title. The game will contain everything Street Fighter IV and add to the experience, including 8 new characters (T. Hawk, all-new female fighter, Juri), new Ultra Combos, and refinements to online play. They’ve set the release at sometime in the Spring 2010, and it will be released Xbox 360 and PS3.

The whole press release, below:

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Capcom Announces Two New Games At TGS


Capcom announced at the Tokyo Game Show that Sengoku BASARA Samurai Heroes and Ghost Trick are both coming to North America. Ghost Trick looks pretty interesting, it’s a mystery adventure written by Shu Takumi (the main writer for the Ace Attorney series) and produced by Hironobu Takeshita (Mega Man 9). I’ve never heard of the Sengoku BASARA Samurai Heroes series before, though, should be interesting to hear more details.

The full press release below…

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