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Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on July 9, 2013 @ 5:00 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 ...

Capsized (XBLA)

Capsized is set in an alien world with strange life forms and bizarre landscapes. The fast-paced 2-D action platformer is presented in a hand-drawn art style. Your ship crashes on an alien planet, and you must navigate the environments and fight bloodthirsty creatures to save your crew. Capsized combines elements of first-person shooters with physics-based combat and classic platforming. The game features more than a dozen non-linear levels with multiple modes, including armless fighting (non-weapon combat), story-based campaign, death match, survival and time trials. The Xbox Live version includes three exclusive levels, online multiplayer, and online multiplayer co-op.

Capsized is available on Xbox Live for 800 Microsoft points ($10).

Dark (X360)

As Eric Bane, explore a world in which vampires wield incredible magical, political and physical power, and it's up to you to use vampiric stealth and combat powers to learn why you've been turned and uncover a conspiracy involving the military and ancient vampires.

Dark is a stealth action game with RPG elements. Stalk enemies from the shadows and use vampire abilities to attack and silently dispose of them. You're immersed in a world of blood and darkness, and the hunter can become the hunted at any time. As you unravel the mystery behind the powerful conglomerate, Geoforge, you develop skills to aid you in remaining unobserved and silencing victims.

Dark is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available at an MSRP of $49.99.

The Inquisitor: Book 1 - The Plague (PC)

It is 1345. Nicolas Eymerich arrives in Carcassonne, the city of the Inquisition, where he receives a mission to uncover the truth about events in a small village in the South of France, which was formerly Cathar territory. The smell of Satan and its demons is in the air!

"The Plague" is the first chapter of the 3-D adventure game, "Nicolas Eymerich, The Inquisitor." Is Nicolas Eymerich grappling with diabolical entities, or is his fanaticism making him see them where only natural events exist?

Show observation, dialogue and deductive skills to progress. Solve mysteries in varied puzzle games, and gather, combine and use the objects in the environment.

The game offers a fully dubbed version in Latin to create a more authentic atmosphere.

The Inquisitor: Book 1 - The Plague is available for $19.99 from GameStreamer.

NCAA Football 14 (PS3/X360)

NCAA Football 14 includes new features and gives players more control over their fate on the field and on the sidelines. The Infinity Engine 2 introduces real-time physics, and the Force Impact System allows users to feel the big plays. New Coach Skills and Power Recruiting offer an engrossing Dynasty experience. The Ultimate Team mode showcases thousands of former NCAA stars.

The title also introduces a Play a Season mode, neutral game sites, and licensed music.

NCAA Football 14 is rated "E" for "Everyone" by the ESRB and is available at an MSRP of $59.99.

Shadow Warrior Classic Redux (PC)

This comprehensive Shadow Warrior collection includes a polished and upgraded Shadow Warrior Classic, the Wanton Destruction and Twin Dragon expansion packs, the original version of the game, SteamPlay support for PC and Mac, Steam achievements, and Steam Cloud support.

Owners will also receive a Steam coupon for the upcoming Shadow Warrior reboot when promotions start this summer.

Shadow Warrior Classic Redux is available on Steam for $9.99.

Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World (PC)

Brave New World is the second expansion pack for Civilization V introduces international trade and a focus on culture and diplomacy. The player's influence around the world is affected by creating Great Works across different crafts, choosing an ideology for their civilization, and proposing global resolutions in congress. Move through the ages of history and make decisions that influence relationships with all civilizations in the game.

Key Features:

  • New buildings, civilizations and units: The expansion features nine new civilizations, including Assyria, Brazil, Indonesia, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Shoshone, Venice and Zulu. Each civilization has different buildings, leaders, traits and units.
  • New culture victory: Spread your culture across the world to dominate others. Create masterpieces with great artists, writers, and musicians. Use archaeologists to investigate sites of ancient battles and city ruins for cultural artifacts. Become the envy of the world.
  • World congress: The importance of diplomacy is increased, and city-state alliances are more vital. Change the diplomatic landscape by implementing trade sanctions against rogue nations, limiting resource usage, designating host cities for the World Games, and the use of nuclear weapons.
  • International trade routes: Build your cities into hubs of international trade by land and sea, creating great wealth and prosperity for your people, while also spreading religion, cultural influence, and science.
  • New Wonders: Eight new Wonders are introduced, including Broadway, the Parthenon, the Uffizi, etc.
  • New game scenarios: Two new scenarios let gamers fight the "War Between the States" and embark on the "Scramble for Africa."

Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World is rated "E10+" for "Everyone aged 10 and older" by the ESRB and is available at an MSRP of $29.99. It requires the based game, Side Meier's Civilization V, to play.

Spartacus Legends (PSN/XBLA)

Based on the STARZ series, Spartacus Legends delivers a fighting game experience with intense combat, varied armor and weapons, eight fight styles and visceral multiplayer action. Set during the late Roman Empire, Spartacus Legends puts players in charge of a stable of gladiators, with the goal of raising the most powerful house of warriors. Players can follow in the footsteps of Spartacus as he grows from a slave to near-myth as the Champion of the Capua and Bringer of Rain.

Spartacus Legends is free-to-play and available on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network.

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