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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on March 30, 2011 @ 12:30 p.m. PDT

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 ...

Dungeons: Into the Dark DLC (PC)

Dungeons follows the misadventures of the foremost of all Dungeon Lords, who spends his time luring heroes into his labyrinthine creations with the promise of treasure and a good fight — only to be trapped by his ingenious devices.

The new DLC pack includes one new campaign mission (adding approximately 1.5 hours of additional gameplay), 10 new sandbox-mode maps and 19 new prestige gimmicks for $3.99 USD. The new content is available for purchase now via the Kalypso Launcher within Dungeons and will also be available on April 4 via digital distribution services.

History: Great Battles Medieval (PC)

This is the Hundred Years War. Each man must stand tall. Each man's mettle will be tested. But amongst all men there are leaders, there are those who will not be cowed. Can you be that leader? In this epic strategy RPG you will lead your army through the greatest of medieval wars and make history live again.

History Great Battles Medieval is a unique blend of Real-Time Strategy and Role-playing that allows you to develop your army; gaining experience, abilities and equipment to customize your troops. Success can never be guaranteed but to give you the best chance you must engage in careful preparation and be sure to equip your squads to meet every eventuality. In addition, an exciting Battle Card system will give you unique advantages which can turn the tide of battle if used at the right time!

In History Great Battles Medieval you take command as a general in control of English or French forces during the Hundred Years War. As the English you will fight under the Black Prince, Henry V and other heroic characters from history, and as the French you fight for the famous Joan of Arc and the King.

Islands of Wakfu (XBLA)

The end of the world is nigh and we join the last Eliatrope and her dragon brother as they set off on a desperate quest. Together, they must find the legendary Islands of WAKFU and survive the danger threatening their world.

Islands of WAKFU is a beat-'em-up that can played either in single-player or co-op mode (two players using one console). Its gameplay focuses on the cooperation of the two playable characters: Nora an Eliatrope who can teleport to inflict devastating combos in close combat and Efrim, a dragon who is able to fly and shoot balls of WAKFU at his enemies. These two characters are linked “for better or for worse” since they share the same life bar! Efrim can control the blue Platypus, who will help them solve numerous puzzles.

Islands of Wakfu is available for download on Xbox Live for 800 Microsoft Points (approximately €10/$14/£9).

Rush'N Attack: Ex-Patriot (PSN/XBLA)

Based on the classic retro arcade game originally released in 1985, the 2.5D arcade action platformer features all-new stealth combat, a combo system, and non-linear levels built on the Unreal Engine.

In Rush'N Attack: Ex-Patriot, a clandestine struggle exists between Russia and the United States for military intelligence during the shadows of the Cold War. When the CIA discovers that the Russians have found never-before-seen material used to create devastating nuclear missiles, they form a secret branch called "Harvest" to infiltrate and investigate the Soviet weapons program. The Cold War soon ends without a bang and the operation is discontinued. Decades later, new operative Sergeant Sid Morrow, call sign "Wolf Spider", is tasked with retrieving an abandoned member of Harvest, re-evaluating the missile threat, and sabotaging it if necessary.

Rush'N Attack: Ex-Patriot takes players through three massive environments of a Siberian prison complex, a bio-weapons laboratory, and a nuclear weapons base. In each location, gamers will have to complete a variety of missions and survive encounters with a variety of Russian soldiers from prison guards to elite paratroopers, snipers, and more.

Rush'N Attack: Ex-Patriot is available for download on the PlayStation Network for $9.99 and on Xbox Live Arcade for 800 Microsoft Points.

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