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News: Plans for Drakengard 3's European Release Get Spilled with a Collector's Edition

Plans for Drakengard 3's European Release Get Spilled with a Collector's Edition

Ask and you shall receive

When news of series prequel Drakengard 3's overseas release was announced last year, fans of the franchise rejoiced following its lengthy hiatus. However, European collectors weren't quite as ecstatic, as it was revealed that the game would only be seeing a physical release in North America. After fan revolting, a...

News: You're Not Supposed to Know About This The Order: 1886 Collector's Edition

You're Not Supposed to Know About This The Order: 1886 Collector's Edition

We smell a rat

It seems that there’s a traitor in the monarchy, as a PlayStation MVP member has broken their oath in order to reveal details about a potential The Order: 1886 collector’s edition. While hardly surprising, images of possible premium statues popped up on NeoGAF overnight, which were used as part of a survey about the next...

Weirdness: Saints Row IV's Wad Wad Edition Costs a Million Bucks

Saints Row IV's Wad Wad Edition Costs a Million Bucks

Money bags

Another day, another Saints Row IV publicity stunt – except this one seems to be having the desired effect. Deep Silver has partnered with GAME to announce the sandbox adventure's one-of-a-kind ‘Super Dangerous Wad Wad Edition', which will set you back a cool $1,000,000 to own. No, we’re not making this up. So, what does the...

News: Clutch More Clutter with Batman: Arkham Origins' Collector's Set

Clutch More Clutter with Batman: Arkham Origins' Collector's Set

Stash it in the Batcave

Assuming that you haven’t already got a cabinet full of needless memorabilia to dust, you may want to expand your collection of gaming gumpf by grabbing Batman: Arkham Origins’ obligatory collector’s edition. The set – as you may expect – includes a premium statue featuring the Caped Crusader and the Joker. It...

News: Tales of Xillia Sets a Date with the West, Collector's Edition Announced

Tales of Xillia Sets a Date with the West, Collector's Edition Announced

Bearing gifts

Better start saving up that gald, because Tales of Xillia has two solid western release dates and a limited collector's edition up for pre-order. And if that wasn't enough, Namco Bandai has granted us a look at a new trailer that shows off footage that takes place outside of battles for a change. Fans will be delighted to know that...

News: Muramasa Rebirth Brightens Up the Vita on 25th June

Muramasa Rebirth Brightens Up the Vita on 25th June

Born again

Aksys’ dreamy re-release of Muramasa Rebirth will dazzle the PlayStation Vita on 25th June in North America. While you’ll be able to purchase a vanilla version of the, er, Vanillaware favourite, the publisher has also confirmed that there’ll be a bumper special edition available at launch. There’s no word on an official price...

News: One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Plunders a Luffy Statue in Europe

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Plunders a Luffy Statue in Europe

One piece to rule them all

Good news for all of you European One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 fanatics out there: Namco Bandai has announced that the collector’s edition of the upcoming brawler sequel will come with a cheery-looking Luffy figurine. Just look at that aggressive grin – how could you say no? Unfortunately, North American fans will...

News: Namco Summons Strategy Guides for Cancelled Ni No Kuni Orders

Namco Summons Strategy Guides for Cancelled Ni No Kuni Orders

Consolation prize

The past few days have proved a distinctly unmagical time for many of those that ordered Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch’s gorgeous Wizard’s Edition. Due to an administration error, the premium bundle was oversold, forcing a number of orders to be cancelled earlier in the week. Namco Bandai has since responded to the...

News: Quench Your Thirst with The Last of Us' Special Edition

Quench Your Thirst with The Last of Us' Special Edition

Survival kit

You too can be prepared for the end of the world by purchasing The Last of Us’ collector's edition. The premium bundle – spotted on the Italian arm of online retailer Amazon – features a handy metal water bottle, a 30-day subscription to PlayStation Plus, and a sticker skin for your PlayStation 3 and DualShock controller. The...

News: Deep Silver Issues Apology Over Dead Island: Riptide Bust

Deep Silver Issues Apology Over Dead Island: Riptide Bust

Company made a huge boob

In what’s looking more and more like a publicity stunt, publisher Deep Silver has issued an apology over its controversial Dead Island: Riptide collector’s edition. For those who haven’t been keeping abreast of the situation, the company announced the grotesque premium bundle earlier today, which includes a statue of a...

Talking Point: Are Collector's Editions a Waste of Money?

Are Collector's Editions a Waste of Money?

Bobby dazzlers

Collector’s editions are a relatively new phenomenon. They only came into fashion about ten years ago, rewarding franchise fans with steelbook cases and behind the scenes footage of their favourite games. Since their humble origins, package sizes and price tags have increased, as publishers go in pursuit of additional profits from...