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Tuesday, April 9, 2013 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 9, 2013 @ 2:45 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 ...

Age of Empires II: HD Edition (PC)

In Age of Empires II: HD Edition, players can explore the single-player campaigns, choose from 18 civilizations spanning over 1,000 years, and head online to challenge other players in a bid for world domination.

Age of Empires II: HD Edition is available on Steam for $19.99.

Cubemen 2 (PC)

Cubemen 2 tasks players with strategically using their units to defend and attack enemies. Game modes include Capture the Flag, Skirmish, Territory and more. Up to six players can engage in cross-platform, multiplayer battles with nine unit types, including new units such as freeze lightning, mines and path blockers. Gamers can customize their units with skins and play as cowboys, knights, luchadores and more.

Cubemen 2 offers two additional single-player modes. Players can also use the level editor to create and share levels with other players.

Cubemen 2 is available for £5.99 ($5.99) for a single license or £6.99 ($7.49) for a twin-pack license on Steam.

Guacamelee! (PSV/PSN)

Inspired by Mexican folklore, Guacamelee! is a 2-D brawler/platformer that alternates between the worlds of the living and the dead. Players take control of Juan Aguacate, a wrestler who fights through undead enemies and skeleton henchmen to stop Carlos Calaca from gaining power by sacrificing El Presidente's Daughter.

Players smash, grab and pile-drive enemies. The game offers cross-save support between the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. It also features same-screen cooperative play on the PS3.

Guacamelee! is available for $14.99 on the PS Network and PS Vita.

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance - Jetstream DLC (PS3/X360)

In the Jetstream DLC, Samuel Rodrigues is a playable character. Sam was a lone swordsman who brought terror to the Latin American underworld. Sam arrives in Denver, Colorado, and players can find out what happens when he challenges "World Marshall."

The DLC includes multiple hours of gameplay that features his abilities and characteristics, and it also provides some more details about his origins.

The Jetstream DLC is available on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for $9.99 (800 Microsoft points).

WRC 3 FIA World Rally Championship: GonD Edition (X360)

WRC 3 presents a range of rally racing gameplay, allowing players to immerse themselves. Life-like physics create challenging conditions to get players' adrenaline pumping and simulate the high-speed thrill of driving a WRC car. The game also features realistic handling; environmental variations; co-driver instructions; and lighting, shadow and particle effects.

The Road to Glory career mode lets players participate in racing gameplay and team management elements by customizing their cars and teams before joining a rally championship in the official WRC season. Players also test how they match up against friends in the online multiplayer modes.

WRC 3 FIA World Rally Championship is rated "E" for "Everyone" by the ESRB and is available at a MSRP of $39.99/€39.99.

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