For Mortal Kombat fans, there will be a series of shorts similar to the Mortal Kombat: Rebirth that found some viral popularity last year. Oh, and the new Mortal Kombat game is coming out April 19th.
Dead Space 2 has been arrived to solid critical reviews, and already some DLC has been announced for it as coming soon.
Knight's Contract is a game I've been keeping an eye on, and it is slated to release Feb 22nd this year.
There's a rumor on Gamespot citing Bioware sources as saying Star Wars: The Old Republic will be releasing in September this year, and not spring of this year as was announced before.
I've got a long-standing relationship with Ninja Gaiden. I played it in the arcade - loved it when I was a kid. It doesn't hold up so well now. The NES titles were tough, but I beat all 3 and enjoyed their cinematic approach to storytelling. Then I played the newer iterations on the 360 and while I could appreciate their technical excellence, I really did not enjoy them as much as I hoped I would. Now Ninja Gaiden 3 is being put together by a new team, and it promises to be a very different game than the last two.
A little info on Final Fantasy Versus XIII - with no release date given yet.
Here's one for my wife - talking about Diner Dash for Facebook.
Here's some Playstation Network news as reported on IGN. I got an email about some of this and what caught my eye was all of the half-priced games:
- Comet Crash
- Costume Quest
- Deathspank: Thongs of Virtue
- Motorstorm 3D Rift
- Soldner X-2: Final Prototype
- Space Invaders: Infinity Gene
- Swords and Soldiers
- Top Gun
There are some excellent games in that list (Peggle in particular has been a hit with me, my wife, my kids and even my dad).
And last but not least, for computer gamers, Steam has released the Sega Genesis Classics Pack 4.
Not a bad list of games, which are listed at a 2.99 price point each, or you can buy the collection of 10 for 7.50, which is a pretty good price. There's some solid games in this collection as well, including some of my all-time favorites like Shining Force, Shining Force II, Streets of Rage and Streets of Rage 2.