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Thursday, March 11, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on March 11, 2010 @ 8:03 a.m. PST

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:


We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising (PC)

Chaos Rising delivers an immersive single player experience, a level cap increase from 20 to 30, more powerful war-gear and introduces the traitorous Chaos Space Marines as a new playable army.

“Relic Entertainment is the industry’s premier RTS developer and consistently produces innovative, immersive and genre-defining experiences,” said Travis Plane, Vice President of Global Brand Management, THQ. “Chaos Rising delivers solid action, an unforgettable story and improves upon every feature that made Dawn of War II 2009’s top RTS.”

“Chaos Rising continues Dawn of War II’s single player campaign and follows the infamous Blood Ravens as they uncover the secrets of sub-sector Aurelia and battle their relentless archenemies, the Chaos Space Marines,” said Jonathan Dowdeswell, General Manager, Relic Entertainment. “The new Corruption mechanic has a profound impact on the campaign’s outcome, and we’re absolutely thrilled for fans to finally fight the demonic legions of Chaos.”

Set in the grim, war-ravaged world of Games Workshop’s vast Warhammer 40,000 science fiction universe, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Chaos Rising transports players into the midst of an intergalactic war between ancient enemies. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Chaos Rising introduces the Chaos Space Marines as a new playable multiplayer army and continues the single player campaign from the original Dawn of War II with 15 new missions, character transfers, all new wargear and a raised level cap (from 20 to 30). New multiplayer units for the Orks, Eldar, Tyranids and Space Marines are now available to owners of the original Dawn of War II, along with seven new multiplayer maps, free of charge.

Developed by THQ’s internal studio Relic Entertainment, Chaos Rising offers a suite of multiplayer options via Microsoft’s free Games for Windows Live service, and is now available at retail and online outlets nationwide for a suggested retail price of $29.99. The Dawn of War II: Gold Edition, which contains both the original Dawn of War II and its expansion Chaos Rising, is also available for a suggested retail price of $39.99.

History: Ice Road Truckers (PSP)

The Ice Road Truckers is a racing game that captures the spirit and danger of the series by putting players in the driver’s seat of an eighteen wheeler.  Players face a number of challenges as they haul equipment and supplies to isolated outposts north of the Arctic Circle. 

Player take command of these huge 18-wheelers and drive their way across ice roads.

Stay on the road, avoid obstacles, and reach the destination before time runs out. Quicker times earn you more money, but if you’re late you won’t advance !!

Features

  • 5 trucks, with unique characteristics. Unlock trucks by winning awards
  • 5 different cameras different surfaces with different traction
  • 15 ice roads to master. Unlock roads by earning cash
  • Thin breakable ice area – beware!
  • Forking roads
  • Race against the clock to deliver your loads
  • Avoid other trucks and hazards on the road
  • Set records in the hall of fame
  • Even your glass steams up when the action gets intense!

Slitherine has released of History: Ice Road Truckers as downloadable game on the PSN store.

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