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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 28, 2012 @ 6:00 p.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 ...

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition (PC)

The original Baldur's Gate launched in 1998. With over 50 hours of gameplay, it quickly became the most celebrated Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game series at that time. The Enhanced Edition enhances graphics and gameplay, but Overhaul Games has added new allies and quests. Players can enter the Black Pits for an arena challenge.

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition for PC is available through Beamdog for $19.99.

Dead or Alive 5: Round 5 DLC (PS3/X360)

The Round 5 DLC packs offer a selection of garments for your DOA fighters. The packs include:

  • China Pack ($4.99/400 MSP): Jann Lee and Brad Wong get kung fu uniforms, Gen Fu gets his White Tiger fighting gear, and Helena gets a lovely white gown.
  • What a Character 2 ($4.99/400 MSP): Kasumi gets a black bunny swimsuit, Mila masquerades as Bass, Zack becomes an alien, and Christie gets black leather bondage gear.
  • Special Set 3 ($4.99/400 MSP): Leifang gets a maid uniform, Tina dons mayoral garb, Eliot is a dashing bartender, and Bass is in an all-white mafia suit.

The Round 5 Costumes - Full Set includes all three downloadable packs at a discount ($12.99/1040 MSP).

Drox Operative (PC)

Drox Operative is an action RPG that features warring alien races, fierce space battles, an evolving galaxy, and co-op multiplayer.

Eons ago, Operatives were elite, deadly starship captains who allowed the Drox race to conquer planets and rule the galaxy for over 100,000 years. The Drox attempted to assassinate all of the Operatives and failed, and a devastating civil war ensued.

The Drox are now extinct, but the Operatives live on, working for whoever can pay.

Key Features:

  • Explore a dynamic galaxy
  • Different galaxy sectors feature different monsters, quests, races and ship components
  • Fight in the war between the various alien races
  • Battle hundreds of enemy starships
  • Build the deadliest starship
  • Outfit your ship with components and crew
  • Adventure with friends in co-op multiplayer

Drox Operative can be purchased from the developer web site for $19.99.

EverQuest: Rain of Fear (PC)

EverQuest: Rain of Fear is the 19th expansion for EverQuest, and it continues the story line from House of Thule and Veil of Alaris.

Players have released the stolen power of fear, and it's falling from the Norrathian sky as crystal shards. Players travel across the world to gather the shards, battle foes and reclaim the power of fear.

The expansion pack raises the game's level cap to 100; adds items, missions, quests, raids, recipes, spells and zones. It introduces an Aggro Meter, Collection System, Slayer System, and an improved brokering system that allows offline selling.

EverQuest: Rain of Fear is rated "T" for "Teen" by the ESRB and is available at an MSRP of $39.99. The Collector's Edition is available for $89.99.

Iron Sky: Invasion (PC)

Iron Sky: Invasion is a space combat simulator. A video game tie-in for the "Iron Sky" movie, the game features gripping action as pilots strap into one of the many crafts to engage the Nazi fleet in battle.

Iron Sky: Invasion is available for purchase from the Topware Interactive web site for €39.99.

Marvel Pinball: Civil War (PSN/XBLA)

Join forces with Captain America or Iron Man in Marvel Pinball: Civil War. The Superhuman Registration act has reared its ugly head again. If passed, it would force those with super powers to register with the government and reveal their identities. Iron Man is in favor, while Captain America is against it. Choose a side and rally support!

The Marvel Pinball: Civil War table is available for purchase on XBLA for 240 MSP ($3) or PSN for $2.99.

Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake Collector's Edition (PC)

Your skills as a master detective are needed again. A psychic medium has asked you to solve the mysterious destruction of a town on the edge of Shadow Lake. Armed with ghost pictures she drew while in a trance, you canvas the town, unlocking visions of a cursed object and unexplained accidents.

Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake combines into one adventure a mix of actors, enjoyable gameplay, interactive game maps, mysteries, a paranormal plot, and puzzles.

Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake - Collector's Edition is available from the Big Fish Games web site for $19.99.

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