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Tuesday, July 23, 2013 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on July 23, 2013 @ 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 ...

Alien Spidy: Between a Rock and a Hard Place DLC (XBLA)

The Alien Spidy: Between a Rock and a Hard Place DLC unlocks three more special levels that test your reflexes and timing. Three new challenges await as you return to the caves, forest and ponds. In the forest, the smallest mistake sends you back to the beginning. In the underwater caves, determination and quick reflexes are needed as you navigate wind tunnels, floating spores and unstable stalactites.

The Alien Spidy: Between a Rock and a Hard Place DLC is available on Xbox Live Arcade for 160 Microsoft points ($2).

Do Not Fall (PSN)

Do Not Fall is an action-platform game that puts players in the role of Pipi, who lives inside a drink vending machine. Players must explore seven themed worlds to gather materials and make delicious drinks. Players need good reflexes to avoid disappearing tiles, obstacles, and traps. Avoid being knocked off or dropped and find your way through seven worlds and 70 different levels to collect the ingredients. Do Not Fall features six multiplayer modes for up to four players, with several options to battle with friends to see who will be the king.

Do Not Fall is rated "E" for "Everyone" by the ESRB and is available on PlayStation Network for $9.99.

GRID 2: Peak Performance Pack DLC (PS3/X360/PC)

The Peak Performance Pack's six cars are available to race in GRID 2's single-player, split-screen and multiplayer modes. Each vehicle has been customized with paint jobs, body modifications and tuning upgrades.

  • BMW 1 Series M Coupe: The stiffer suspension and increased camber improve traction, and longer gear ratios increase top speed.
  • BMW E30 M3: The racing clutch reduces shift times, and its remapped engine and stripped-out weight improves top speed and acceleration.
  • Chevrolet Camaro Z28 RS SS 1970: A re-mapped engine adds more horsepower and torque, and reduced mass gives the car more responsive steering and a lower center of mass. The stiffer suspension improves traction and reduces body roll.
  • Dodge Charger RT: Stiffer suspension and wider wheels improve traction, and additional power, an extra gear and stripped-out weight improve the top speed and acceleration.
  • Ford Mustang Mach 1 Twister Special: Improved aerodynamics reduce drag, bigger brakes reduce braking distances, and engine improvements increase acceleration and top speed.
  • VW Golf R: An engine upgrade boosts acceleration and top speed, and a lower roll center and lower center of gravity improves traction.

The Peak Performance Pack DLC is available for Xbox 360 for 400 Microsoft points ($5), and for the PlayStation 3 and PC for $4.99.

Guacamelee: El Diablo's Domain DLC (PSN)

The El Diablo's Domain DLC includes a new level, El Infierno, as well as three new character costumes:

  • Alebrije: Harness the power of these dream creatures to deal epic destruction, but beware of the massive damage they can sustain
  • Diablo's Suit: Drain the life of enemies while looking good
  • El Portero: A soccer goalie with an eye for style and a devastating throw

The El Diablo's Domain DLC is available on PSN and PS Vita for $2.99.

The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief - The Eye of the Sphinx (PC)

Set in 1960s Europe, The Raven combines the thrill of the "whodunit" with the risk and reward of a heist story. Players get to experience both sides of the story as the investigator and the thief. Players journey through thrilling and dense atmospheres with the aim of catching the thief. Follow his trademark black feather clues to capture him and protect the legendary sapphire, the Eye of the Sphinx.

The first chapter, The Eye of the Sphinx, is available with a season pass and a release discount of 10% for $22.49/€22,49/£16.79 for the standard edition and $26.99/€26,99/£22.49 for the deluxe edition. The pass also provides access to chapters 2 and 3 as they become available in August and September.

The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief - The Eye of the Sphinx is available on Steam.

Runescape 3 (PC)

RuneScape 3 marks the beginning of the Battle for Lumbridge: an epic-scale world event that shakes the foundations of Gielinor and is driven entirely by your actions. Every week, your choices shape the flow of battle and the fate of characters, locations and stories. The ultimate outcome sets the course for RuneScape's future.

Battle dragons and wizards with medieval weaponry and magic, undertake quests, upgrade your skills or socialize with friends. Change the UI according to your play style. Use the resizable minimap or customize your key bindings. Take advantage of the upgraded in-game camera.

RuneScape 3 is free to play.

The Smurfs 2 (NDS/WiiU/Wii/PS3/X360)

The Smurfs 2 video game is a mix of action-adventure and platforming across over 30 levels in six environments. The player is one of the nine Smurfs featured in the movie in an adventure that transports them to the main locations of the film, including Paris and the Enchanted Forest. Players continue their journey through the discovery of new environments, such as the Arctic Tundra, Lava Jungle and Spooky Woods. The adventure is playable cooperatively up to four players. On the Wii U, a fifth player can help friends by controlling Clockwork Smurf on the GamePad to drop special items. A Nintendo DS version consists of an interactive story book and collection of minigames.

The Smurfs 2 is rated "E" for "Everyone" by the ERSB. It's available on the Nintendo DS and Wii at an MSRP of $29.99, and it's available on Wii U, PS3 and X360 for an MSRP of $39.99.

Stealth Inc.: A Clone in the Dark (PS3/PSV)

Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark is a fast-paced stealth platformer featuring hazards, ruthless enemies, puzzles and plenty of red pixels. Jump, sneak, and be chunked through 80 levels. Armed with only your wits and a pair of stealthing goggles, you must sneak through a deadly facility that's determined to extinguish you. You don't have any weapons or armor, so being seen means instant death. Stay out of the light to evade the deadly security robots. Leap to avoid lasers. Think fast as the walls close in. Create your own death-rooms in Stealth Inc's level editor!

Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark is rated "T" for "Teen" by the ESRB and is available on PlayStation Network for $9.99. It's a cross-buy title, so you'll get both the PS3 and Vita versions with one purchase.

Zeno Clash II (PSN)

Zeno Clash II is a first-person brawler that lets players explore a bizarre world and punch everything and everyone. Picking up where the first game left off, Zeno Clash II brings more variety to the combat and levels.

Zeno Clash II welcomes new players to the Zeno Clash universe by introducing them to the world and filling them in on the backstory. Returning players can delight in the connections between the Ghat's and Rimat's new quest and their past adventures.

Zeno Clash II is rated "T" for "Teen" by the ESRB and is available on PlayStation Network for $14.99.

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