Release Dates - News

April2012

  • News PixelJunk 4am Dances onto PSN in May

    Midnight fever

    Q-Games’ stellar looking Move powered music tool PixelJunk 4am is set to release on the PlayStation Network on 15th May. It’ll launch alongside a free application allowing you to tune into other players’ live performances. The final game will feature five songs comprising four different tracks: drums, bass, rhythm and synth...

  • News Take a Shot with Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 in August

    In range

    City Interactive’s attached a 21st August release date to its scoped first-person shooter Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2. The original title proved a massive success on PS3 due to its low price-point and decent gunplay. Ghost Warrior 2 hopes to better its predecessor by implementing CryEngine 3 support, enhanced AI and “unprecedented” bullet...

  • News London 2012 Sprints onto PS3 in June

    Gold standard

    Fans of broken controllers and Jessica Ennis will be excited to learn that SEGA’s attached a 29th June release date to its upcoming tournament tie-in London 2012. The game will feature 45 Olympic events including cycling, diving and more. Some of the events – such as the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol – will feature PlayStation Move...

  • News DiRT Showdown Collides with 25th May Release Date

    Hooning is not a crime

    Those of you obsessed with bent bumpers and scratched paint work will probably want to pick up a copy of DiRT Showdown when it releases on 25th May in the UK and 29th May in the US. The title steers the traditionally serious rallying series in a more raucous direction, focusing on arcade thrills and vehicle wrecking spills. If...

  • Rumour Rockstar Employee's CV Dates GTAV for October

    Whoops

    We’ve got a sneaking suspicion that Rockstar North employee Alex O’Dwyer is not having a particularly happy Easter. The character animator updated his CV and LinkedIn profile over the bank holiday weekend, pledging an October release date to the anticipated crime thriller Grand Theft Auto V. It’s the first we’ve heard of it. Adding...

  • News Skullgirls Picks a Fight with PSN on 10th April

    Put 'em up

    The release date for Reverge Labs’ super promising PlayStation Network brawler Skullgirls is no longer a mystery – well, not if you’re in North America anyway. The uber-pretty punch ‘em up will launch on Sony’s digital storefront on 10th April for $14.99. Sadly, the game’s European release remains in limbo. As you were, then.

  • News Sonic 4: Episode II Makes a Date with PSN on 15th May

    Open your heart

    If you’ve already read our Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II First Impressions, then you’ll probably be wondering when you can take the blue blur for a spin yourself. Well, there’s good news ahead, because SEGA has confirmed that Sonic’s latest adventure will kick off on 15th May in North America. There’s no word on a...

  • News Warm Up Your Flipper Fingers with The Pinball Arcade

    Buy one, get one free

    The PlayStation 3 and PS Vita get an extra dose of flip-heavy action next week, with the release of The Pinball Arcade on 10th April. As with other cross-compatible titles, you’ll get the console and handheld versions for a single price. Similarly, you’ll only need to purchase DLC once to access it on both consoles. The...

  • News Skullgirls Release Date in Limbo

    Probably out 10th April?

    Gorgeous 2D brawler Skullgirls is due out on 11th April on XBOX 360, but a PlayStation Network release date is still unconfirmed. Reverge Labs’ community manager Peter Bartholow triumphantly touted the date on NeoGAF, but warned that a PSN release had not been finalised. He speculated that an 10th April launch is probable...

March2012

  • News Mortal Kombat Vita Exchanges Blows on 4th May

    May the force be with you

    Warner Bros has attached a firm 4th May release date to the PlayStation Vita version of its PS3 smash-hit Mortal Kombat. As previously confirmed, the game will feature a variety of new content, including 150 new challenges designed around the handheld’s multiple inputs. It'll also feature all four DLC characters, in...

  • News Awesomenauts Brings the Awesome to PSN on 1st May

    Taking you back to your childhood

    There’s just one more month to wait before Ronimo unleashes the awesome that is, er, Awesomenauts onto the PlayStation Network. The developer has attached a 1st May release date to the multiplayer title in North America, with a European release set to follow on 2nd May. The game’s big selling point is its 2D...

  • News Velocity Shoots onto PlayStation Minis in May

    Neutrino speed

    Futurlab’s promising PlayStation Minis space shooter Velocity is headed to Sony’s digital storefront in May, the developer has announced. North American gamers will get to sample the teleporting blaster from 1st May, while Europeans will have to wait an extra day until 2nd May. Futurlab’s managing director James Marsden said:...

  • News Closure Comes to PlayStation Network on 27th March

    Not what you think

    Stop worrying, the PlayStation Network is not closing down. Quite the contrary, as Eyebrow Interactive has announced that former Indie Game Challenge winner Closure is coming to the PlayStation Network on 27th March. The game is set in a monochrome world in which only the things you see actually exist. That means that unless you...

  • News House of the Dead 4 Shoots Up the PlayStation Store Next Month

    Braaains

    Shooting zombies never gets old. Sure gamers might lament the lack of creativity when developers spew out yet another title featuring the undead, but, let’s be honest, shooting their limbs off never really loses its sheen, does it? There’s good news for PlayStation Move owners then, as SEGA has announced that House of the Dead 4 is...

  • News Super Monkey Balls Rolls onto PlayStation Vita in June

    AiAi

    The latest entry in SEGA’s premium primate puzzler Super Monkey Ball is set to spin onto Japanese PS Vitas on 14th June, the publisher has announced. Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz promises to revisit the classic gameplay formula from previous titles, in addition to adding motion controls, rear touch pad features, wireless two-player co-op,...

  • News Sorcery Casts Spells on PlayStation Move this May

    Expelliarmus

    Sorcery’s been on the lips of PlayStation fans for years, and now it finally has a date. The hotly anticipated PlayStation Move title is set to release on 22nd May in North America and 23rd May in Europe. The game – which was announced at E3 several years ago – puts players in the shoes of Finn, a young sorcerer’s apprentice who...

  • News Lollipop Chainsaw Bringing the Goods on 12th June

    Sweet

    Warner Bros has announced that it’s to release the bittersweet Lollipop Chainsaw on 12th June in North America and 13th June in Europe, giving you just three months to stock up on your favourite Chupa Chups. For those of you that have been living under a rock, Lollipop Chainsaw puts you in control of a cheerleader named Juliet Starling. Her...

  • News Sumioni Inks the PlayStation Network on 20th March

    Practice the demon arts

    The PlayStation Vita’s launch line-up was undeniable hugy, but we’re already starting to hear murmurs of people asking what’s next. Thankfully it looks like the system’s going to avoid the usual new platform drought, with Unit 13 and the gorgeous Sumioni: Demon Arts both due out in North America in March. XSEED...

  • News PixelJunk 4am Dancing onto PSN this Spring

    A musical journey

    PixelJunk 4am is not a game. Q Games’ Rowan Parker describes it as a more of an “instrument than a game”. The title – which has been developed in collaboration with DJ Baiyon – sees you using the PlayStation Move controller to manipulate music. Everything is handled with gestures; you are essentially creating sounds in 3D...

  • News Ridge Racer Hits North America on 13th March

    Free DLC too!

    While Japanese and European gamers are already enjoying Ridge Racer on their Vita systems, North American gamers have been patiently waiting for the game to make its appearance. Well the wait is almost over. Namco Bandai has just announced that Ridge Racer will now be released on 13th March in North America and the company is even...

  • News Sly Cooper Sneaks Through Time this Fall on PS3

    Let's do the time warp again

    Sony’s attached a vague release date to Sanzaru Games’ hotly anticipated Sly Cooper sequel, Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. The title’s due out at some point in the Fall (around Christmas), which is a lot more specific than the previously ambiguous date of “2012”. Expect Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time to factor big...

  • News Trine 2 Launching on European PSN Next Week

    Bizarre announcement

    Frozenbyte’s revealed that Trine 2 will launch on the European PlayStation Network next week. That’s according to a ridiculous (but brilliant) video posted on the developer’s YouTube account. Trine 2 released in North America last year, but was delayed in Europe after it failed QA. It seems those issues have been resolved...

  • News BioShock Infinite Invades UK on 19th October

    Pie in the sky

    2K’s announced that Irrational Games’ hotly anticipated BioShock follow-up, BioShock Infinite, will launch in North America on the 16th October. Europe will have to wait just a few additional days for the first-person shooter, when it releases overseas on the 19th October. Creative director Ken Levine said: After BioShock, we had...

February2012

  • News Gravity Rush Coming to Europe on 13th June

    Available at retail

    It seems SCEE’s had a change of heart regarding the European release of Gravity Rush. The title was originally only planned for digital release, but in a PlayStation Blog post this afternoon the publisher has confirmed that a retail version will also be made available. The bad news is that the game is still a way off, with SCEE...

  • News Journey Destined for North America on 13th March

    Arrives in Europe 14th March

    Yesterday we reported that the highly-anticipated Journey begins its travels in Japan on 15th March: thankfully, the rest of the world can also get ready to depart. North America will receive thatgamecompany’s latest release first, with the title available to download from PlayStation Store on 13th March for $14.99...

  • News Assassin's Creed 3 Release Date Revealed

    Here we go

    Ubisoft has revealed it'll release Assassin's Creed 3 on Tuesday 30th October 2012. The publisher recently teased a "major" entry in the series was due later this year and we now know it'll be the long-awaited AC3. We haven't got much more to go on at the moment but stay tuned.

  • News Journey Begins its Travels on 15th March in Japan

    On the road

    Sony’s finally attached a date to thatgamecompany’s hotly anticipated arthouse PlayStation Network release, Journey. Sadly the launch date only applies to Japan. Those living in the land of the rising sun will get to purchase the gorgeous adventure title on 15th March for a lowly sum of ¥1,200. Sony’s yet to confirm a Western...

  • News Darksiders II Dances with Death This Summer

    Slow dance in the sun

    Normally we wouldn’t be up for inviting the Grim Reaper into our home, but in the case of Darksiders II we might be tempted to make an exception. According to the game’s official Twitter account, we’ll get to go hands-on with the dark Zelda inspired sequel this coming 26th June in North America and 29th June in Europe...

  • News Look to the Resistance: Burning Skies on 29th May

    Hot date

    Not content with launching a stack of Vita games in the next few weeks, Sony's already looking ahead to the release of Resistance: Burning Skies, with global release dates before the end of May. North American Vita owners can face off against the Chimera on 29th May, while Europe gets it 24 hours later on 30th May. Interestingly these are...

  • News Namco to Co-publish Star Trek Next Year

    Set phasers to fun

    Digital Extreme’s exciting PlayStation Move supported Star Trek title has got a new publisher and release date. The title will now find itself rocketing onto store shelves in early 2013, shortly before J. J. Abram’s next big theatrical release. It’ll be handled by Namco Bandai, who’s signed a co-publishing and distribution...

  • News Yakuza: Dead Souls Limps onto the PS3 on 16th March

    Hellish hostesses

    SEGA’s Yakuza franchise is consistently brilliant. The zany open-world series is well recognised for its mix of serious and silly, and Yakuza: Dead Souls – the Western name for Yakuza: Of the End – promises to take things to the next level. Having spent several hours with the import release we can confirm that Dead Souls...

  • News Prepare for Worms Ultimate Mayhem on 14th February

    Cue crude worms jokes

    The franchise that shows no signs of ever ending, Worms Ultimate Mayhem just got itself a pair of release dates for Europe and North America. Annelid fans Stateside can get worms on Valentine's Day, while the cute warmongers reach Europe on 15th February. The game will cost $14.99/£9.99/€12.99, with a day one discount for...

  • News Hungry Giraffe Scoffs its Way into North America on 7th February

    Lock up your fridges

    While us lucky Europeans have spent the past 24 hours gobbling up as much grub as we can get our hands-on in Hungry Giraffe, those in North America will not have to wait long to join in on the flavoursome fun. Developer Laughing Jackal’s just dropped us a line to confirm that Hungry Giraffe will hit the North American PlayStation Store on 7th February, where it will be free..

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