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Megaman Legends 3 Prototype Announced At Long Last

Trak Lord | Thu, Apr 21 2011 2:20 PM CDT
Megaman Legends 3 Prototype Announced At Long Last | TweakTown.com


Capcom has officially announced the prototype version of the newest installment of the kinder, friendlier Rockman series, Mega Man Legends 3. It has indeed been a few years since we've seen anything involving the only Mega Man with hair (Zero doesn't count), but the game looks to be true to its predecessors, and will evidently add someone named Barrett to the roster of characters, who Capcom describes as "the reckless leader of a sky biker gang".

MML3 is the the first game Capcom has released that has been co-developed by fans of the franchise. Feel free to take a look at the Development Room and see how it's going. As soon as the Nintendo eShop "opens its doors" on the Nintendo 3DS, you will be free to enjoy this iconic game about another iconic game. Check out their promotional video, with press release to follow.



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Giant SEGA Xbox Live %50 Off Sale, Now Through Monday

Trak Lord | Thu, Apr 21 2011 12:33 AM CDT
What is it lately that all of these video games companies are behaving like those EVERYTHING MUST GO carpet and furniture warehouses that seem to go out of business for years at a time?

SEGA has marked down a substantial amount of video games, the majority of which are marked down %50 from their original MSP. Like all of the recent downloadable offerings, this one is full of snoozers too. Ecco the Dolphin? Does that game have a cult following or something? I remember playing that game on the GameGear for crying out loud, and I don't particularly remember the game being that entertaining or popular- but hey. It's 200 MSP if you're into that kinda thing?

Giant SEGA Xbox Live %50 Off Sale, Now Through Monday | TweakTown.com


You can still grab all the classic Sonic titles for 200 MSP each, and there are a few others like Shinobi and Streets of Rage 2 that are worth the trip down memory lane, so you might as well check it out anyway.



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Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 Less Than $8 This Week

Trak Lord | Wed, Apr 20 2011 11:29 PM CDT
If you haven't gotten enough button-mashing goodness of Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, of if you just don't feel like shelling out the $60 for the brand new game, just get on your PlayStation 3 (sorry Xboxers) and sign into the PlayStation Network, where you will be able to purchase it for the astoundingly low price of $7.49, a %50 savings.

Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 Less Than $8 This Week | TweakTown.com


Capcom is also offering Lost Planet 2 on the Xbox Live Games On Demand service for $19.99, and though it's an entertaining game, it's nowhere near as solid as the greatest fighting game that existed until its sequel recently showed up in stores. Also, a simple Google search will probably reveal that a store near you probably has it for $12. This is somewhat reminiscent of Nintendo's mundane download announcement, but hey, at least we generally get one good grab.

Once again, sorry Xboxers. But if the urge to play Halo all the time hadn't stopped you from buying a PS3, you could be playing the predecessor that inspired the game that has so many flashing lights that Capcom is legally obligated to warn people.

Plus, MvC 2 has way more playable characters. And it's eight bucks! That's like a "value" meal at an American fast food restaurant.

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Portal 2 is an undeniable hit, scores near perfect with all reviews

Anthony Garreffa | Wed, Apr 20 2011 2:04 AM CDT
Valve's Portal 2 is a smash hit, scoring virtually 100-percent in all reviews. There's not much to say about the game unless you haven't heard of it - if you're one of these people, there are some steps you require right now. Stop what you're doing, open Steam (and if you don't have it, GET IT), find Portal 2, purchase. This is all you need to do to enjoy happiness.

Portal 2 is an undeniable hit, scores near perfect with all reviews | TweakTown.com


As for reviews, I've provided a bunch of links below:

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$80 Nostalgia: Hypkerkin Announces Handheld SNES SupaBoy

Trak Lord | Mon, Apr 18 2011 4:01 PM CDT
$80 Nostalgia: Hypkerkin Announces Handheld SNES SupaBoy | TweakTown.com


Hey hey hey, remember when I was just talking about how amazing the SNES was? Well instead of waiting on Nintendo to ponderously release amazing retro games amidst a sea of irrelevance, why not just check out Hyperkin's SupaBoy instead?

It looks like an SNES controller! And it plays SNES games! If you're going to start whining about the 3.5" screen, you probably didn't read the part about how it has Video Out and controller ports for actual SNES controllers. Yeah that's right, you can play any SNES game (that you own or can find) on your flatscreen or, you know, anywhere else you take the SupaBoy with you. It's coming out Summer of 2011, so stay tuned for more information.

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Reminder: Gears Of War 3 Beta Launches Next Monday, 4/25/11

Trak Lord | Mon, Apr 18 2011 2:59 PM CDT
Reminder: Gears Of War 3 Beta Launches Next Monday, 4/25/11 | TweakTown.com


In case any of you forgot, the Beta for Gears of War 3 is available next Monday, and all you have to do is to use Gamestop to pre-order this bad-ass game you want to play anyway (pending you have an Xbox 360- otherwise you're kinda out of luck). If you were smart enough to grab the Epic edition of Bulletstorm (kinda redudndant, that game is pretty epic as is), you got access to the Beta today! Congratulations for loving hardcore FPS's.

Here's a video of some of the Beta, which begins April 27 and lasts until May 15, brought to you by Canada's Console Creatures:



Also, after the break, a list of all the awesome stuff that comes with it from the Gears of War 3 blog.

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Battlefield 3 - 12 minutes of gameplay

Anthony Garreffa | Sun, Apr 17 2011 10:46 PM CDT
I've been posting quite a bit about Battlefield 3 lately but there's two reasons behind this. One, DICE/EA are pushing out new content showing off various pieces of the game every week or so and secondly the game just looks absolutely fabulous. Mind-blowing. Orgasmic. And finally, we have a 12 minute video to get all excited over.



The above video shows off the three Fault Line Gameplay videos and there's a bit of extras in-between and at the end. The videos are just amazing and are really setting Battlefield 3 up to be one of the best-looking FPS games ever. This is all thanks to Frostbite 2.0 and the fact that DICE are developing BF3 for the PC first and then scaling down - which sounds like a few of the keyboard-warrior attempts I've personally said on various forums and TweakTown-based news bits and editorials.

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TWC Games Launches Scre4m Game: Do You Like Scary Mobile?

Trak Lord | Fri, Apr 15 2011 7:54 PM CDT
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If only you got to kill the entire cast of the third movie. Damn, that was brutal. Film production house The Weinstein Company as promised, is making mobile games based on current films. In this case, we get a mobile game to get us excited for the release of fourth installment in the Scream franchise, originally started by Wes Craven back in the 90's. We got some screen shots from the mobile game, available on iOS, which looks to be pretty cool.

The movie starts playing tonight, April 15th! What's your favorite scary movie?

TWC Games is proud to announce the launch of the SCRE4M IOS game for iPhones, iPads, and iPods and SCRE4M avatars for fans and gamers across the globe to experience the franchise on a new, intimate level. The latest installment to the famed franchise hits theaters today, Friday, April 15th.

Both the game and the avatars feature the legendary, infamous face of terror, Ghostface, along with other franchise focused themes and art. TWC Games focuses on creating extensions of the film franchises with fresh, engaging content playing directly on the spirit of the films.

The launch partner for the Avatars is XBOX LIVE and the launch partner for the Game is Apple. Links to both can be found below.

This is the first of many Avatar campaigns and IOS games that TWC Games will launch in addition to our many games for portals, mobile, and handhelds.

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Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 Buggin' Out? No Worries, Capcom's All Over It

Trak Lord | Fri, Apr 15 2011 7:32 PM CDT
Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 Buggin' Out? No Worries, Capcom's All Over It | TweakTown.com


If any of you have been playing the button mashing extravaganza that is Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, you may have noticed some strange things. That is to say, strange things other than the crazy assortment of flashing lights, colors, and the fact that you manage to pull off all sorts of combos and super moves without ever really knowing how.

Is your Ryu floating randomly? Snapping out Zero momentarily disabling your characters? Is your opponent's Captain America randomly performing combos on you? And my personal favorite, is your opponent's Amaterasu carrying out frustratingly infinite combos? I'd actually love to see the look on the person's face on the receiving end of that.

If you're like most MvC 3 players, you probably haven't noticed and/or just assumed that your button mashing had come together in some sort of harmonius wonder, but all of the above are bugs, and are in no circumstances supposed to be happening. In a blog post today, Capcom announced that they've fixed all of these problems and more.

Honestly though, who would have even known? Love the game, but crazy unintended @#$% happens all the time.

Yes, the rumors are true: we did patch MvC3 today. We've fixed UI bugs and tweaked minor details of the gameplay to improve the experience. Here are the details of what was updated:

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Sources Confirm New Nintendo Console For E3

Trak Lord | Thu, Apr 14 2011 5:43 PM CDT
Earlier this week, we reported on how trusted sources confirmed the Nintendo Wii was getting a price drop to $150 in mid-May, just weeks before the Entertainment and Electronics Expo (E3) in June. This was strange news, as companies like Nintendo tend to reserve announcements like this for the kind of large conferences and trade shows (like, you know, E3), so why would they do something like that? In the article linked above, I hypothesized that they must be planning on releasing a new system- and I was right!

Sources Confirm New Nintendo Console For E3 | TweakTown.com


Game Informer reported today that multiple sources have confirmed the impending E3 announcement of a new Nintendo Console. Very little is known about the system outside of gross speculation, but the same sources confirmed that this console will be HD compatible, a great move for Nintendo in strengthening its historically-poor relations with third-party developers. In the Game Informer article, one source was said to have described the system as "not gimmicky, like the Wii". I for one love the Wii, and any gimmicky aspects were overshadowed by how accessible, entertaining, and esthetically pleasing the interface and gameplay was for the majority of the games, but I kinda get where they're coming from.

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