The Monkey's News Box: 2/26/12
Claptrap is down with
96.5% more wub wub.
Doomsday trailer for Borderlands 2 is here and shows off all
four characters in awesomely epic wub wub action. The game looks amazing,
boasts 870 gajillion more guns, and will be out Sept. 18th, which is very
close to my birthday. Wub wub.
twelve additional characters have been announced for the Vita version of
Street Fighter X Tekken. On the Street Fighter side are
Blanka, Sakura, Elena, Dudley, Cody, and Guy and on the Tekken side are
Alisa, Christie, Lei, Bryan, Jack, and Lars. The Vita version doesn't come out
until this Fall, so maybe their will be an additional update to the console
versions with all these characters.
Killzone 3's multiplayer component will be released as a
free download on PSN. Players will be able to level up to a certain level,
after that they can buy the full multiplayer for $14.99.
It's gong to be a good year for RPGs on the Wii, as
The Last Story is coming to the Wii in North America.
X-Blades is getting a sequel? Apparently. It's called Blades of
Ayumi now has a British accent that she didn't have in the first game.
Bandai is making a
Pac-Man shaped Plug & Play game that has the Pac-Man kill screen. You can
start at level 255 to see what takes a Pac-Man master years to achieve.
- Shawn - 2/26/12
The Monkey's News Box: 2/19/12
FemShep know a thing or
two about big-ass guns.
Mass Effect 3 FemShep trailer with the fan-chosen yet
official default red haired female Shepard. It's not my FemShep, but she's
more interesting than default male Shepard. There's also the
Take Back Earth trailer with lots of action. In other bizarre ME
news, EA is sending copies of
Mass Effect 3 into space. The games will be attached to weather
balloons and have a GPS tracking device on them, so a few gamers can grab them
once they land. Unless they land in the ocean or in heavy traffic and are run
over by a truck.
The next story-based piece of DLC for Final Fantasy XIII-2 is
Sazh: Head or Tails. The Sazh story runs parallel during XIII-2's,
looks to have gambling, and could have a tiny Chocobo in it.
new trailer for Mortal Kombat on the Vita shows off the
augmented reality features of the characters fighting in whatever location
you're at. I wonder if it actually looks as good as the video, though.
Prototype 2 is getting a
collector's edition with an art book, digital comic, DLC voucher,
soundtrack CD, a voucher for merchandise from the Prototype 2 (weird), and the
Radnet edition of the game with all the goodies that includes.
Rambo 5 is on hold because apparently Stallone can't decide if it should
be "an Unforgiven or a passing the torch." If there's a choice, I'll go
- Shawn - 2/19/12
The Monkey's News Box: 2/5/12
This would be
funnier/more tragic if Resident Evil was spelled wrong.
Typos can happen to anyone, it's true, but they should never make it on final
retail packaging of a high profile game. That being said, Resident Evil: Revelations has a big-ass typo on the spine that
Resident Evil: Revelaitons. Who at Capcom missed this? It's black text
on a white background and couldn't be more obvious. Capcom is making
replacement inserts, but still... what huge screw-up. I know I have typos
sometimes, but I'm just a site in the corner of the internet, not an important game that I want millions of
people to play. At least I don't have to buy the game with that
spoiler-ific trailer released a few weeks back.
Meanwhile, in stark contrast to the above, the Capcom store has the best pre-order bonus for Resident
Evil: Operation Raccoon City: a
metal "Welcome to Raccoon City" sign. This is seriously one of the coolest
pre-order bonuses ever.
lost millions of dollars on the uDraw tablet and still has 1.4 million of
them in a warehouse. Let's hope this doesn't hurt some of their other awesome
artist Mahiro Maeda contributed boss designs for Sine Mora.
He worked on Evangelion, Animatrix, and Blue Submarine No. 6.
- Shawn - 2/5/12