Retailer Amazon.com Inc. this week price cut Sony Corp.’s Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale for the Playstation 3 to under $40 in a new game sale.
This week, Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale holds a sale price of $39.99, $20 off the $59.99 MSRP.
Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale features trademark characters from Playstation franchises, including Parappa the Rapper, Kratos from God of War, Sweet Tooth from Twisted Metal, Col. Radec from Killzone, and Fat Princess.
Sony this week said VBlack Entertainment Inc.’s Retro City Rampage for the Playstation 3 and Playstation Vita is now available at no cost to Playstation Plus members.
Retro City Rampage is downloadable 80’s style action game that pays homage to 8-bit action titles.
God of War: Ascension Collector’s Edition for the Playstation 3 beat top 15 sales at GameStop Corp.’s online division due to strong demand.
This week, the God of War: Ascension Collector’s Edition ranked as the No. 12 best-selling product in Amazon’s Video Games division.
Customers who pre-order the God of War: Ascension Collector’s Edition will receive the Mythological Heroes Multiplayer Pack.
The God of War: Ascension Collector’s Edition, to be sold Mar. 12, will include an 8-inch Kratos Statue, Steelbook Case, Soundtrack, PS3 Dynamic Theme, PSN Avatar Pack, Multiplayer Double XP Unlock, and Pass for Future DLC Content at $79.99.
Pre-order sales for Namco Bandai Games America Inc.’s Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch for the Playstation 3 ranked in the top 10 pre-order sales at GameStop Corp.’s online division due to steady demand.
This week, Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch ranked as the No. 10 best-selling pre-order product at GameStop.com.
The Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch demo was released Dec. 4 to the Playstation Network.
Developed by Level-5 and Studio Ghibli, Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is a role-playing title in which a young boy who loses his mother traverses between the real world and the fantasy world when a doll passed on from his mother comes to life.
Retailer Amazon.com Inc. this week discounted Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment this week released Mortal Kombat for the Playstation Vita to under $15 in a new sale.
This week, the Mortal Kombat PS Vita SKU holds a discount price of $14.99, 25 percent off the $19.99 MSRP.
Developed by NetherRealm Studios, the title builds upon the 2011 release with original game content and new features.
EA Inc. this week the Dead Space 3 demo will be released to the Playstation Network and Xbox Live Jan. 22.
The demo will include co-op functionality and Kinect support for the Xbox 360 SKU.
In addition, Xbox Live members can download the demo Jan. 15 by registering at the Dead Space 3 website.
Retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. this week price cut Microsoft Corp.’s Forza Horizon to under $40 in a new holiday sale.
This week, Forza Horizon holds a discount price of $39.99, $20 off the $59.99 MSRP.
Developed by Playground Games with Turn 10 Studios, Forza Horizon includes an open-road world that will allow users to explore the territory.
Sega Corp. this week released the Aliens: Colonial Marines Story Trailer.
The Story Trailer features a brief message from Hicks prior to a new squad of marines deploying to LV-426.
Developed by Gearbox Software, Aliens: Colonial Marines, to be sold Feb. 12, 2013, is a squad-based first-person shooter.
EA Inc. this week detailed Kinect integration for Dead Space 3.
Dead Space 3 will include Kinect integration that includes voice commands, including the ability to issue a ‘Give Ammo’ command to share ammo with a co-op player.
Best Buy Co. Inc. this week began offering a free copy of Nintendo Land with the purchase of Nintendo Co.’s Wii U Basic Set in a new promotion.
This week, customers who purchase a Wii U Basic Set will a receive a free copy of Nintendo Land at Bestbuy.com.
Nintendo Land typically sells separately at $49.99.
Ubisoft Inc.’s ZombiU for the Wii U ranked in the top 50 game sales in Japan in the second at retail.
Media Create Co. this month said ZombiU ranked No. 47 in game sales between Dec. 10 and Dec. 16. It launched at No. 15 in the region.
ZombiU is an original IP that includes a survival horror first-person campaign and distinct multiplayer experience using the Wii U GamePad.
Nintendo Co. this week released Shock Troopers 2nd Squad to the Wii Virtual Console.
Shock Troopers 2nd Squad, originally released to the Neo Geo in 1998, is a two-player co-op top-down shooter. The title sells at 900 Wii Points.
Nintendo this week released Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels for the Nintendo 3DS to the Nintendo eShop.
Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels, originally released in Japan as Super Mario Bros. 2, includes Poison Mushrooms, Backwards Warp Zones, and wind gust.
It sells at $4.99.
Fire Emblem Awakening for the Nintendo 3DS burned the top three pre-order sales at GameStop Corp.’s online division this week due to strong advanced demand.
This week, Fire Emblem Awakening ranked as the No. 3 best-selling pre-order product at GameStop.com.
Fire Emblem Awakening is a strategy title full character customization, downloadable content for new maps, characters, classes, and weapons, local co-op mode and 3D graphics.
The title will be sold Feb. 4, 2013.
Activision Blizzard Inc.’s Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm Collector’s Edition for the PC ranked in the top three pre-order sales at Best Buy Co. Inc.’s online division due to building demand.
This week, the Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm Collector’s Edition SKU ranked as the No. 3 best-selling pre-order product in BestBuy.com’s Video Games division.