Gameplanet New Zealand Latest updates from Gameplanet - New Zealand's #1 destination for gamers. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:51:52 +1200 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.3 (http://framework.zend.com) http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/ contact@gameplanet.co.nz (Gameplanet) Gameplanet Mighty No. 9 gameplay trailer A new Mighty No. 9 gameplay trailer from Comcept.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:26:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g540554e04e122/Mighty-No.-9-gameplay-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1157200
Resident Evil Remastered trailer Resident Evil 1 HD Remake Trailer (PS4) - Resident Evil Remastered

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:22:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g540553b810b2e/Resident-Evil-Remastered-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1157190
Gang Beasts trailer According to developer Boneloaf, Gang Beasts is a silly local multiplayer party game with surly gelatinous characters, brutal mêlée fight sequences, and absurdly hazardous environments.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:12:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g54054f2f40ef6/Gang-Beasts-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1157170
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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:05:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g54054ff7b6ab8/Massive-Chalice-PAX-demo-walkthrough-video/?utm_source=rss Article#1157180
Game 4 - PAX Prime 2014 gameplay teaser trailer The fourth game from Castle Crashers and Battleblock Theater studio The Behemoth is a turn-based co-op adventure with a trailer but no name.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:01:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g540532adcc54f/Game-4---PAX-Prime-2014-gameplay-teaser-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1157150
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Master Control trailer How will you shape the future of mankind? Learn about the Purity Affinity, Virtues, the Orbital Layer and combat strategies against aliens and rival factions.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:15:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g540527aa193fe/Sid-Meiers-Civilization-Beyond-Earth---Master-Control-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1157140
Beyond: Two Souls looks set for PS4 release A PlayStation 4 Trophy list for Beyond: Two Souls is the latest evidence that Quantic Dream's PlayStation 3 exclusive is coming to new-gen hardware.

The Beyond: Two Souls Trophy list for PlayStation 4 was leaked on Exophase, and is identical to the PlayStation 3 Trophy list.

Rumour of a PlayStation 4 edition of Beyond: Two Souls has also surfaced previously. Two German retailers briefly listed the game in July. A developer also posted images of himself working on a control schematic for the PlayStation 4's dualshock 4 pad. These were also taken down.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:26:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g54051c8100746/Beyond-Two-Souls-looks-set-for-PS4-release/?utm_source=rss Article#1157130
Play as Handsome Jack in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Gamers will have the option to play as Borderlands 2 villain Handsome Jack if they purchase the first downloadable content pack to the upcoming Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.

In Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, Jack is not yet the evil one-lining antagonist players know from Borderlands 2. Moreover, players will actually control Jack's body-double, rather than Jack himself. Technically, he's also not yet "Handsome" Jack, as he still has his original, "un-reattached" face.

No information about Jack's playstyle or abilities was announced.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:30:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/xbox-360/news/g54050c59f139e/Play-as-Handsome-Jack-in-Borderlands-The-Pre-Sequel/?utm_source=rss Article#1157120
Two new hints that PC, new-gen GTA V will land in November On the back of news yesterday that Grand Theft Auto V for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One was still on track for release later this year, two sources have now pegged the game for release in November.

A VG247 YouTube partner, HalcyonDeathSquad, has said it was told by a source close to the game's development that it would release in November. In addition, an employee of UK high street retailer GAME tweeted that Grand Theft Auto V for PC and new-gen would release on November 2. The tweet has since been removed, claimed the YouTuber.

Next, a NeoGAF user browsing the website of Rockstar's UK distributor, Gem Distribution, found that the game's release date had been changed from TBC to November. The date has since been returned to TBC, but not before sites including Videogamer were able to screengrab it.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:11:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/news/g54050a76ef4fe/Two-new-hints-that-PC-new-gen-GTA-V-will-land-in-November/?utm_source=rss Article#1157110
Kiwi Kickstarter Desolate is a painterly 2D puzzle adventure A new game has set out to capture some of New Zealand's landscapes as the hand-painted backdrop for a puzzle adventure.

Desolate is a new Kickstarter project Elliot Collis, a Kiwi living in Tokyo, Japan. The game is a personal meditation on growing up in New Zealand, said Collis on the crowdfunding site. It explores themes depression and self-acceptance.

In the game, "shadowy figures" have invaded your village, "and you must sacrifice your friends and family to them in order to escape. After realising what you’ve done wrong you need to fix the mistakes you’ve made.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:38:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g5405025daed4e/Kiwi-Kickstarter-Desolate-is-a-painterly-2D-puzzle-adventure/?utm_source=rss Article#1157100
Lemmings-style puzzler Flockers is coming to new-gen and PC next month Lemmings-style puzzle title Flockers is coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC later this month, developer Team 17 (Worms) has announced.

The game is currently available via Steam Early Access.

According to Team 17, Flockers is “a modern day take on the classic A to B puzzle genre with a generous helping of dark humour for good measure”.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:16:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g5404fe3f832b4/Lemmings-style-puzzler-Flockers-is-coming-to-new-gen-and-PC-next-month/?utm_source=rss Article#1157090
Flockers launch trailer New from the creators of Worms, Flockers is a modern day take on the classic A to B puzzle genre with a generous helping of dark humour for good measure.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:47:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g5404f6853b59b/Flockers-launch-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1157080
Bloodborne – TGS 2014 gameplay trailer The Tokyo Game Show gameplay trailer for Bloodborne, an upcoming PS4 exclusive from From Software.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:39:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/playstation-4/videos/g5404f51e7978e/Bloodborne-TGS-2014-gameplay-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1157070
It's fair that Saints Row was called out by Sarkeesian – Volition creative director Volition creative director Steve Jaros reckons its fair that Saints Row was called out in the latest video from Anita Sarkeesian.

Speaking with The Escapist, Jaros said that the earlier Saints games were problematic, but also pointed out that Volition has become more mindful of the way it represents women since then.

"I actually tweeted out the link to the video yesterday about women as background objects and said that every game developer should watch this and sometimes is guilty of it," he said.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:21:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g5404f0681d6cd/Its-fair-that-Saints-Row-was-called-out-by-Sarkeesian-Volition-creative-director/?utm_source=rss Article#1157060
Resident Evil Revelations 2 announced Capcom has announced Resident Evil Revelations 2 during Sony's pre-TGS 2014 conference.

The same team that developed the first Revelations game is working on the sequel.

However, the plot links between the two games – if there are any – are not yet known.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:19:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/news/g5404e2713618a/Resident-Evil-Revelations-2-announced/?utm_source=rss Article#1157050
Resident Evil Revelations 2 teaser trailer This concept teaser trailer portrays the essence of Resident Evil Revelations 2. Hidden secrets beckon to be discovered by anyone with eyes and wits sharp enough to find them.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:07:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g5404df054e432/Resident-Evil-Revelations-2-teaser-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1157040
[Updated] Australian consumer watchdog sues Valve over Steam refund policies UPDATE: Following the original story below, Gameplanet contacted the New Zealand Commerce Commission to learn what action, if any, it intended to take on behalf of New Zealanders, and what New Zealanders could do if they believed they had been sold a faulty good from an international digital retailer. Today, the Commerce Commission replied with the following answers:

Q: Will you be taking any action similar to those of the The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to protect the rights of New Zealand consumers?

"The Consumer Guarantees Act is self-enforcing legislation meaning that consumers must seek redress from a supplier or manufacturer directly to resolve their disputes. If the issue is unable to be resolved directly with the supplier or manufacturer then a claim can be made at the Disputes Tribunal.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g53ffcf901822a/-Updated-Australian-consumer-watchdog-sues-Valve-over-Steam-refund-policies/?utm_source=rss Article#1156810
PAX Prime 2014 news roundup The rest of the weekend's news from PAX and beyond, in no particular order:

Deep Silver announced that Saints Row IV is coming to new-gen consoles on January 30 in the form of Saints Row IV: Re-Elected, a graphically-upgraded port by High Voltage Software that will include all Saints Row IV DLC (except the just-announced Gat out of Hell).

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:53:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g5403db0ec7c1f/PAX-Prime-2014-news-roundup/?utm_source=rss Article#1157030
inFamous: First Light review With around five hours of content and a more engaging story, [i]inFamous: First Light[/i] is easy to recommend to players familiar with the universe. New players should consider starting elsewhere.

First Light is a stand-alone expansion pack for the marquee PlayStation 4 open-world action game Infamous: Second Son. It simultaneously expands on the original game - by delving deeper into the story - but doesn’t require Second Son to run. If you do have Second Son, however, you can access exclusive extra content in First Light.

First Light, which takes four to five hours to play through, centres around the character Fetch. If you’ve played Second Son, you’ll recognise her as the person that game’s lead earns the “Neon” special powers from. If you haven’t, don’t worry, the narrative precedes to Second Son’s, so you don’t need to have played that game first.

What does follow on, however, is an assumption from the developer that you’re at least pretty familiar with the world of Infamous. Sucker Punch drops in words like “conduit” and grants access to powers without any contextual setup. If this is your first experience with the world of Infamous, chances are it will be - initially, at least - a little bewildering. For experienced fans, however, it’s nice to be able to just get started without being re-fed the basics.
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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:32:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/playstation-4/reviews/g5403c7191d8dc/inFamous-First-Light-review/?utm_source=rss Article#1157010
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions – PAX Prime video Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions is a fast-paced, multi-directional arcade game that attempts to capture the classic energy of the series. The game features new 3D action and new gameplay modes including a dedicated single-player campaign, a revamped cooperative mode, and online competitive multiplayer.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:32:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g5403d7a54c842/Geometry-Wars-3-Dimensions-PAX-Prime-video/?utm_source=rss Article#1157020
Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director's Cut trailer Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director’s Cut is a standalone release of Harebrained Schemes' critically-acclaimed Dragonfall campaign, which first premiered as a major expansion for Shadowrun Returns. The Director's Cut adds a host of new content and enhancements to the original game: 5 all-new missions, alternate endings, new music, a redesigned interface, team customization options, a revamped combat system, and more - making it the definitive version of this one-of-a-kind cyberpunk RPG experience.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:22:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g5403c085a309e/Shadowrun-Dragonfall-Directors-Cut-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1156990
Dying Light – Natural Movement developer diary video The developers of the highly-anticipated title Dying Light sit down to explain the game's Natural Movement system. Designed internally by Techland, it empowers the player to traverse the fictional city of Harran.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:21:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g5403c05c42532/Dying-Light-Natural-Movement-developer-diary-video/?utm_source=rss Article#1156980
New 3DS models are faster, feature a second analogue input and extra triggers Nintendo has unveiled two new handhelds that update the existing 3DS hardware.

"New 3DS" and "New 3DS XL" feature an analogue nubbin, two extra shoulder buttons, a faster processor, better 3D, a slightly larger screen, a micro-USB slot, and NFC support.

The faster CPU in each of the new handhelds will be required for some 3DS games, such as the just-announced Xenoblade Chronicles 3DS port.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:54:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g5403c3d61432b/New-3DS-models-are-faster-feature-a-second-analogue-input-and-extra-triggers/?utm_source=rss Article#1157000
Crimes & Punishments – Art of Interrogation trailer In Crimes & Punishments, re-evaluating clues gained from interrogations, physical evidence, observations, and crime-scenes will unlock further paths of deduction, and lead to more clues and dialogue options. During interrogation scenes, you’ll be able to interject, and support your argument by selecting the piece of evidence that supports your case. Successfully doing so will leave the suspect astounded, and they’ll soon crumble in the face of Holmes’ skills and your wits, eventually revealing more information about the case. Across six unique cases, you’ll meet up to five suspects per investigation, all of whom could logically be connected to the crime. Each suspect can be convicted, and in some cases suspects can be convicted together, so it’s imperative that detectives develop an understanding of the characters and their backgrounds to supplement information gained from examining crime scenes, in order to build the clearest picture from which to deduce the most likely culprit.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:34:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g5403ac7807762/Crimes-Punishments-Art-of-Interrogation-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1156940
Sega announces Total War: Rome 2 Emperor Edition Sega has announced a new edition of Total War: Rome II, which will include all content additions, revisions and fixes made to the game in the last year, plus a new singleplayer campaign.

The campaign contained in the Emperor Edition of Total War: Rome II focuses on the Second Triumvirate and subsequent war between Octavian, Marc Antony and Lepidus, who were each vying for the title of Emperor following the death of Julius Caesar.

The campaign will offer "hundreds of hours of sandbox gameplay across a new campaign map," said Sega.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:24:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/news/g5403bc518c5cc/Sega-announces-Total-War-Rome-2-Emperor-Edition/?utm_source=rss Article#1156970
BioShock – iOS launch trailer Return to Rapture in BioShock, now available for iOS devices.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:49:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g5403abf212510/BioShock-iOS-launch-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1156930
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Meet Ratbag trailer While Uruks are dynamically generated through the Nemesis System and unique to each player, Ratbag is a special Uruk who plays a critical role in the story as Talion goes on his journey to destroy Sauron’s army.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:41:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/playstation-4/videos/g5403b1d2283f2/Middle-earth-Shadow-of-Mordor---Meet-Ratbag-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1156960
Gauntlet reboot slips to later in the month Warner Bros.' reboot of co-op dungeon crawler Gauntlet has slipped by 20 days.

The game was initially coming out on September 4, but will now be released on September 24. The game will be released on Steam for Windows PC and Linux for US$19.99.

According to developer Arrowhead Games, the delay is in order to fine tune Gauntlet's multiplayer.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:30:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g5403affc04fc4/Gauntlet-reboot-slips-to-later-in-the-month/?utm_source=rss Article#1156950
Icewind Dale Enchanced Edition announced at PAX RPG classic Icewind Dale is about to be updated and ported to iOS, Android, Mac, and PC by Beamdog.

The studio most recently released updated versions of Baldur's Gate and Baldur's Gate II.

Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition brings a range of additions to the game, originally released in 2000.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:15:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g5403ab053b3bb/Icewind-Dale-Enchanced-Edition-announced-at-PAX/?utm_source=rss Article#1156910
Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition announcement trailer Originally released in 2000, Icewind Dale is a Dungeons & Dragons game set in Wizards of The Coast's Forgotten Realms. This Enhanced Edition allows a new generation of players to experience this epic adventure.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:11:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g5403ab88791e1/Icewind-Dale-Enhanced-Edition-announcement-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1156920
Saints Row IV expansion Gat out of Hell coming 2015 Volition and Deep Silver have announced a new Saints Row standalone expansion, Saints Row: Gat out of Hell.

The expansion is in development at Volition and High Voltage Software, the latter of which helped Volition with Saints Row IV, and was responsible for the PC ports of Injustice: Gods Among Us and Mortal Kombat.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:03:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/news/g5403a8e0590d5/Saints-Row-IV-expansion-Gat-out-of-Hell-coming-2015/?utm_source=rss Article#1156900
Planetary Annihilation launch trailer Colonise solar systems, annihilate homeworlds, and exterminate your foes in epic interplanetary battles with multiple players and thousands of units. Planetary Annihilation takes strategy gaming to a planetary scale.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:08:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g540399482d87b/Planetary-Annihilation-launch-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1156870
Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell announce trailer Who doesn't want to be Johnny Gat? Save the President from Satan's clutches in the new standalone expansion Saints Row: Gat out of Hell!

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:06:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g540399f425eab/Saints-Row-Gat-Out-of-Hell-announce-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1156880
PC, new-gen GTA V still on target for 2014 Rockstar has cleared up rumours that Grand Theft Auto V for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One had slipped into 2015, and confirmed that the game is still on target for release later this year.

When asked by a fan on the developer's support page whether the game had slipped, Rockstar replied that the "Fall 2014" [spring 2014, ANZ] date "has not changed".

The new-gen and PC editions of Grand Theft Auto V will offer "enhancements and new details", including technical advancements such as "increased draw distances, finer texture details, denser traffic and enhanced resolutions".

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:04:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/news/g54039c0b9c1f3/PC-new-gen-GTA-V-still-on-target-for-2014/?utm_source=rss Article#1156890
New rumours Call of Duty publisher intends to buy GTA publisher Activision is planning a buy-out of Grand Theft Auto and BioShock publisher Take-Two Interactive, claims a new report.

According to Benchmark analyst Mike Hickey, the two companies are interested in breaking into the movie business. Hickey claimed Activision has "deep connections to Hollywood", which could help to bring the Grand Theft Auto franchise to the cinema screen.

“For Activision, acquiring Take-Two Interactive would be a no-brainer, in our view, circling some of the strongest development talent and owned IP in the world, within a company that has nearly US$1 billion in cash and trades at a comparably lower multiple,” said Hickey.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:47:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g5403974b066fa/New-rumours-Call-of-Duty-publisher-intends-to-buy-GTA-publisher/?utm_source=rss Article#1156860
How Sledgehammer is reshaping Call of Duty – Part 1: Story When Sledgehammer Games was given the opportunity to develop its own entry in one of gaming’s most successful franchises, the top brass immediately recognised there was an opportunity to take the series in a different direction.

“It came down to taking the fan feedback coming out of MW3, looking at the three year development cycle, and saying ‘Hey this is our opportunity to usher in a new era’,” says Sledgehammer Games co-founder and head of development Michael Condrey.

“Sometimes people have a habit of biting off more than they can chew, and they get to the end and there’s not enough time to make it great”
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:46:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/features/g54000fa6f2694/How-Sledgehammer-is-reshaping-Call-of-Duty-Part-1-Story/?utm_source=rss Article#1156850
Challenging tactical RPG Natural Doctrine has a western release date Hardcore strategy game Natural Doctrine will be available from October 2 on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita, publisher Bandai Namco has announced.

Natural Doctrine is a tactical fantasy RPG developed by Kadokawa Games (Demon Gaze, Lollipop Chainsaw on PC) that was originally intended to be a release title for the PlayStation 4.

It has players defend a kingdom by venturing into dangerous caves to defeat a new type of evil lurking below.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:48:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g53fff7f4190f1/Challenging-tactical-RPG-Natural-Doctrine-has-a-western-release-date/?utm_source=rss Article#1156840
Natural Doctrine – Adapt to Survive trailer From one of the strategic minds behind Final Fantasy Tactics Advance and Final Fantasy XII, comes a hardcore strategy title sure to test your determination and skill.

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Hohokum review [i]PixelJunk[/i] and [i]Flower[/i] fans will find much to like in [i]Hohokum[/i], a psychedelic yet meditative game with loosely-defined goals but great imagination.

This is a game of contradictions; exciting yet soothing, quiet yet exploding, soft yet jarring. Devoted to curiosity and wanderlust, Hohokum leads the player gently through a myriad of kaleidoscopic worlds just begging to be tipped and twisted through. Teaming up with Sony Santa Monica and artist Richard Hogg, developer Honeyslug invites players to always think outside the box while navigating every mindboggling yet engaging territory.

Zipping across the screen at the player’s control is a dart-like creature with a single unmoving eye, searching for…something, something to touch or to probe or to smash. There is so much to interact with that’s not always identifiable, even after investigation. Things make sounds when crashed into, light up when encircled, or may even resist contact altogether. The only way to find out is to attempt touch.

With the slightest twitch of a shoulder button and a direction to float in, players can curve and spiral past an ancient creature crafting pottery, help carry a dancer to his or her eager and waiting partner, or even reunite a tune and its musician. The means to explore is there and wild, with every world often discovered by sheer accident. Spy something off in the distance to tamper with? Press the X button to get to it all the faster.

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Hohokum launch trailer Take on the role of a curious flying kite-like being and travel to colorful, curious worlds waiting to be discovered. Interact with characters and environments to uncover secrets or simply roam at your own pace and be amused at the surprises that unfold. While there are goals and activities, at its heart, Hohokum is a playground - a place to wander about and get lost in.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:02:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g53ffd0dc3358c/Hohokum-launch-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1156820
Lords of the Fallen – World trailer The dark and mysterious world of Lords of the Fallen awaits you. Become Harkyn, a convicted outcast from society and now.. humanity's best hope of defeating a demonic invasion.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:22:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/videos/g53ffb28b773d0/Lords-of-the-Fallen-World-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1156780
Stick It To The Man – Xbox One launch trailer Hardhat tester Ray Doewood has a bizarre accident at work one day and wakes up with a giant pink spaghetti arm sticking out of his brain. This fluorescent arm, invisible to others, gives Ray strange powers, allowing him to hear people’s thoughts and change the paper world around him with stickers. Digging into the brains of his fellow citizens, including the likes of Santa Claus, Captain Ahab and Elvis to name but a few; it’s up to Ray to gather clues from countless insane characters and solve mind-boggling puzzles – all while trying to escape the evil clutches of The Man!

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:21:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g53ffb25f30f9e/Stick-It-To-The-Man-Xbox-One-launch-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1156770
Charlie Murder studio announces brutal ARPG Salt and Sanctuary The latest game from The Dishwasher and Charlie Murder developer Ska Studios is another vicious-looking action title called Salt and Sanctuary, coming exclusively to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita.

According to Ska, Salt and Sanctuary is a stylistic, brutal, action-RPG platformer that’s teeming with visceral, satisfying combat, deep, diverse character builds, and incredible bosses.

It casts the player as a sailor shipwrecked on a strange, purgatorial island, insulated somehow against a backdrop of centuries-old worldwide perpetual war. What hope remains is isolated in Sanctuaries, protected dwellings where travellers can band together under common creeds to take shelter from the hostile world outside.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:14:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g53ffb7a99c15b/Charlie-Murder-studio-announces-brutal-ARPG-Salt-and-Sanctuary/?utm_source=rss Article#1156800
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix new features trailer Showcasing new content from Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix and Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:43:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/videos/g53ffabf1555da/Kingdom-Hearts-HD-2.5-Remix-new-features-trailer/?utm_source=rss Article#1156750
Gauntlet gameplay walkthrough trailer The latest Gauntlet trailer takes an in-depth look into the heroes, game modes, and lore of the upcoming ARPG.

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GTA Online no longer works on 12GB PlayStation 3 You can no longer play GTA Online on a 12GB PlayStation 3, Rockstar has confirmed.

Last week’s Flight School update pushed the game beyond that system’s storage capacity, so now only singleplayer Grand Theft Auto V is available on such machines, and only if you aren’t connected to the internet.

“If not enough space is available on the system, hardware limitations will prevent players from accessing GTA Online,” said Rockstar.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:46:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/playstation-3/news/g53ffa266de7cb/GTA-Online-no-longer-works-on-12GB-PlayStation-3/?utm_source=rss Article#1156730
September showdown: PlayStation Plus vs Games With Gold Xbox’s Games with Gold for September are focused on teamwork, and first up is the rather excellent Super Time Force, which will be available from September 1-30 on Xbox One.

Xbox 360 owners are getting Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine – another game we were very fond of. It’s available from September 1-15.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:29:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/g53ff9f4a891c3/September-showdown-PlayStation-Plus-vs-Games-With-Gold/?utm_source=rss Article#1156720
Assassin's Creed Unity release delayed two weeks The release of Assassin's Creed Unity has been pushed back two weeks, Ubisoft has announced.

That makes its official European launch date November 13. It was due to launch worldwide on October 28.

The date change means Unity will now arrive in the same week as the last-gen offering Assassin's Creed Rogue.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:54:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/news/g53ff970697c5b/Assassins-Creed-Unity-release-delayed-two-weeks/?utm_source=rss Article#1156710
Survival mystery title Escape Dead Island has a release date Escape Dead Island launch for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows PC on November 21, publisher Deep Silver has announced.

Escape Dead Island acts as a bridge between the original game and the upcoming new-gen Dead Island 2, and was described by Deep Silver narrative producer Alex Toplansky as a survival mystery game with a fresh perspective on the Dead Island universe.

It’s a third-person single-player title that’s in development at Swedish studio Fatshark (War of the Roses).

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:35:00 +1200 http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/pc/news/g53feb0bf5136a/Survival-mystery-title-Escape-Dead-Island-has-a-release-date/?utm_source=rss Article#1156700