News Roundup November 3rd

by scruffosaurus

Coming on November 14th will be a different take on war.  This War of Mine focuses on a rarely seen perspective in war-based video games, the innocent civilians caught in the middle of a besieged city.  Gathering supplies, food, and medicine all the while avoiding sniper fire and hostile scavengers, This War of Mine is certain to bring an alternate perspective of war.  This War of Mine will be available November 14th on Steam and Games Republic for $19.99.

Retro City Rampage: DX will be coming next week to PS4, PS3, and Vita.  The DX version is a remix of the original Retro City Rampage with new vehicles, weapons, visual effects, and more.  The Playstation versions are all cross-buy, meaning if you purchase them on one platform, you own them on the other two as well.  The game will be available for $9.99 ($7.99 for Playstation Plus subscribers) and will replace the original game in the store.  Retro City Rampage DX will also be coming to Xbox 360, PC, Mac, and WiiWare.  Having already released on PC, WiiWare, and Xbox 360, the original versions of the game will have a free update to the DX version.  Purchasing the Mac or PC versions will also have a cross-buy just as in the Playstation platforms.  While the Playstation versions will be coming on November 11th, no release date for the other platforms has been announced.

Coming to WWE 2K15 will be a feature exclusive to the Xbox One/PS4 versions entitled Superstar Studio.  Players can upload a picture of themselves, or of anything else really, to the community creation servers and download them into your game.  The video above showcases this new feature and the possibilities that it possesses.  

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With arcades being pretty scarce these days, it may be hard to scratch that itch for a classic arcade game.  Thanks to The Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library of internet sites, books, music, and other cultural artifacts; you may be able to soothe that itch.  Introducing the Internet Arcade, a collection of over 900 classic arcade games available to play for free inside your internet browser.  While controls for some games may not translate too well, some of them can be customized.  Scaling for some games also may not be the best, but this is still an impressive collection of games available for FREE in your internet browser.  

Sega has revealed its second batch of SEGA 3D Classics coming exclusively to Nintendo 3DS.  Starting with 3D After Burner II, new titles will be released monthly at the cost of $5.99.  The other titles include 3D Fantasy Zone, 3D Outrun, 3D Fantasy Zone II, and 3D Thunder Blade.  Each title will contain the arcade feel, even adding the mechanical sounds of the arcade machines themselves.  New modes, options, and original tracks will also be included for all titles.  The first title, 3D After Burner, is set to release in 2015.