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Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 3, 2013 @ 2:00 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 ...

BattleBlock Theater (XBLA)

Free your imprisoned friends from evil technological cats! Immerse yourself in this tale of treachery as you battle through hundreds of levels to discover the truth.

BattleBlock Theater is rated "T" for "Teen" by the ESRB and is available on Xbox Live Marketplace for 1,200 Microsoft points ($15).

Ms. Splosion Man (PC)

Follow Ms. Splosion Man as she splodes her way out of Big Science and into the world. Featuring 50 single-player levels, this title brings new gameplay and features like ghost leaderboards, new mechanics, new bosses, extra gameplay modes, and unlockable content.

Ms. Splosion Man is available on Steam and Games 4 Windows Live for $9.99. The PC version features a separate multiplayer campaign that provides 50 additional levels and a new ending. You can play with up to three friends in online and offline co-op.

NASCAR The Game: Inside Line - Inside Line Highlights DLC (PS3/X360)

The Inside Line Highlights DLC packs use data to re-create the top moments from NASCAR races of the 2013 season, starting with the Daytona 500 through the finale at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.

  • Daytona 500 Pack: Keep Jeff cool at the start, make history with Danica Patrick by leading the pack and bring Dale Jr. to victory.
  • Subway Fresh Fit 500 Pack: Aid Montoya in claiming back to the front of the pack, fight off the youngsters as Mark Martin, and snag second place as Denny Hamlin.
  • Kobalt Tools 400 Pack: Go three wide as Kyle Busch, get Keselowski into the top three, and be Kasey Kahne and Matt Kenseth in the battle for first place.
  • Auto Club 400 Pack: Relive Jr's charge after a bad pitstop. Race through the field as Hamlin to battle Logano, and help Kyle win.

A new DLC pack will be available every week after a race. Each pack costs 20 tickets, and individual paint schemes cost 10 tickets.

A $24.99 (2,000 Microsoft points) Season Pass is also available, giving players all Inside Line Highlights DLC and all Gen 6 paint schemes as they're released.

Pressure (PC)

All technology in Pressure operates on pressure created from steam. When our hero, Morgan, attempts to take his morning swim in the river, he is horrified to discover that the water has dried up! Morgan discovers that Count Soap is behind the crime, stealing the water and funneling it into his spas. Reclaim the town's water supply and defeat Count Soap!

Pressure is available on TopWare Direkt and Steam for €14,99/$14.99 USD.

RaiderZ: Broken Silence (PC)

Broken Silence is the first expansion pack for RaiderZ. It increases the level cap to 40 and introduces Cowen Marsh, a new region.

Key Features:

  • New Level Cap: The level cap has increased to 40.
  • New Region: Cowen Marsh was a beautiful, vibrant region, but contamination has turned it into a toxic wasteland that also affects the sacred Temple of Renas.
  • New Bosses: The marsh's toxins have mutated the region's once-beautiful creatures. Some beasts have gained powers while others hideously mutated to gain abilities.
  • New Gear: Gain new treasures from fallen warriors and enemies.
  • Wave System: With the Wave System, protect Riode and Rietz from harm.
  • PvP Battle Arena: Prove your strength against others. Test your skills against the strongest warriors to earn points and new costumes.
  • Improved Party Matching System: Players can team up with similar players to hunt in the Kingdom of Rendel.
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