New Video Game Releases for the Week of July 16th, 2012
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD
Xbox 360 – Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD is a downloadable title for Xbox LIVE Arcade that takes the best elements of the classic THPS games and gives them a fresh update to create an all new skateboarding experience. Tapping into fans’ muscle memories, the gameplay returns to controllers and focuses on the satisfaction of linking sick tricks for maximum points. Combining sharp visuals with the best controls ever in a Tony Hawk game, the feel is cutting edge yet timeless.
PS3 – Dyad is an abstract racing/shooter/puzzle hybrid where players move forward by manipulating other vessels on the track. Dyad also explores the mind state of the player — the game is designed to create a strong sense of flow, upon which it offers different contemplative approaches.
Modern Warfare 3 Elite DLC
Xbox 360 – Xbox 360 Call of Duty Elite Subscribers will get access to a three new maps this week with content drops sixteen, seventeen, and eighteen on the COD: Elite release schedule. July’s new content will include two multiplayer maps and 1 special ops mission. Non-Elite members will get access to one classic map from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2: Terminal.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Collection
PC – The KOTOR Collection includes both STAR WARS® KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC with over 40 Game of the Year Awards and the follow-up chapter, STAR WARS® KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC® II: THE SITH LORDS.
Mass Effect 3 Earth DLC
PC, Xbox 360, PS3 – Earth is ground zero in the war to save the galaxy, and how you wage that war is entirely up to you. Groundbreaking interactive storytelling and Kinect integration drives the heart-pounding action in which each decision you make could have devastating and deadly consequences.
Ghost Recon Future Soldier: Arctic Strike DLC
PS3, Xbox 360, PC – The first downloadable content pack for Ghost Recon Future Soldier title “Arctic Strike”, contains 3 new multiplayer maps, a new multiplayer mode, 1 new Guerilla Cooperative Map, 6 New Weapons, New Achivements, and a level cap increase for Ghost Recon fans looking to expand their multiplayer experience.
Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles
PS3 – Arm yourself against the horrors of the city in this sequel to the gun shooting game Umbrella Chronicles. Darkside Chronicles takes place in Resident Evil 2′s Racoon City. It’s September 29, 1998, and the city has turned to hell due to the effects of the T-virus. Players take control of Claire Redfield and Leon S. Kennedy to deal with the undead. Only this time, the enemy is not the Umbrella Corporation … instead, players venture into the unexplored areas of the Resident Evil story, along with the darker passages of the characters’ histories.
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles
PS3 – Umbrella Chronicles takes place from the first person as your characters move through a fully 3D mansion. This action/shooter hybrid reveals the back story behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation by exploring locations from past Resident Evil 0, 1, 2 and 3 as well as new never-before-seen locations, such as Umbrella’s stronghold.