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Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 29, 2011 @ 10:55 a.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 ...

Backbreaker Vengeance (XBLA)

Backbreaker Vengeance takes the intensity and AAA appeal of the original Backbreaker Football console game and combines it with a pick-up-and-play nature to create a new sports experience for digital download on Xbox Live Arcade. Powered by the euphoria engine Backbreaker Vengeance, features hard-hitting tackles that are unique every time, and bound to want players to have "just one more go."

Key Features:

  • Three single player modes and multiplayer modes; Tackle Alley, Vengeance, and Supremacy.
  • Split-screen 2 player and AI multiplayer modes
  • 350 waves of heart-pounding action; spread over 70 challenges
  • Compete on a global scale with the Online Rival system; objective-fueled leaderboards
  • Euphoria-powered dynamic motion, for unpredictable and un-canned animations – no two tackles are ever the same!
  • On-the-field camera puts you in the middle of the action
  • Dodge on-field obstacles with Euphoria-powered characters
  • Re-play key moments with the feature-packed in-game replay system.
  • Complete Challenges to unlock new teams
  • Amazing visuals - NaturalMotion's Morpheme animation technology, realistic stadium lighting and weather effects, high-quality character models and tons of stadium spectators make for a true triple-A presentation!

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 (PS3/X360)

Set in the future, chaotic warfare has engulfed the universe. The world is ripe with strife as gigantic mecha called Mobile Suits march to war on land and in space. Featuring characters and mecha from over 30 years of Gundam® anime and manga series, Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 thrusts players into the galactic melee with over 50 playable and upgradable characters and over 70 playable and upgradeable Mobile Suits combed from the Gundam universe. New additions include Mobile Suits from Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Mobile Suit Gundam UC and many more.

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 also features a number of gameplay additions to the series, including 3 brand new featured systems to bring a new level of full-out tactical action to the series.

Players can take their favorite Mobile Suits and band together with others in intense online multiplayer co-op action with up to 4 players!

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system is rated "T" by the ESRB and carries a MSRP of $59.99

Galaga Legions DX (XBLA)

Galaga Legions DX refines the classic space shooter gameplay loved by millions, turning it into the most action-packed entry in the series' 30 year history. Players will face thousands of Galaga aliens as they blast their way through ten Areas, each with its own unique stages and Galaga formations. Galaga Legions DX also lets players customize their game by choosing from a selection of Galaga skins, including the classic original. Players will have plenty of offensive and defensive options at their disposal. Focus Fire allows the space ship's rate of fire to increase the closer they are to the enemy, enabling players to drill through the heart of an approaching Galaga swarm.

Galaga Legions DX is available via Xbox Live Arcade for 800 Microsoft Points.

Gatling Gears (PSN)

Players take on the role of Max Brawley and suit up for an epic mission to save the planet and defeat the Empire. Fight together or compete against friends in full online or offline co-op modes as gamers battle for high score and leaderboard prowess by collecting the gears left behind by obliterate enemies. Each gear will bring players closer to earning cool upgrades for their Gatling Gear mech.

Maneuver through missiles, bombs, tanks and torches as you blast your way through 30 unique environments armed with a deadly arsenal of weapons including a gatling gun, grenades, rockets and power-ups.

Gatling Gears also tests players' ability to stay alive with Survival mode, an arena-based battle where gamers go head-to-head with enemy forces in 10 rounds of pure chaos. Complete the objective with or without a buddy by dodging thousands of bullets from enemy tanks and soldiers and maneuvering through homing missiles, flame-throwers and cluster bombs, while protecting a core natural resource.

Gating Gears is available on the PlayStation Network for $9.99 and Xbox Live Arcade for 800 Microsoft points.

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