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Tuesday, August 13, 2013 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2013 @ 11:45 a.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 ...

Angry Birds Trilogy (WiiU/Wii)

Providing over 100 hours of gameplay, Angry Birds Trilogy includes Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio. The Wii U and Wii editions of Angry Birds Trilogy come loaded with the Anger Management and Fowl-Tempered DLC packs to add 11 episodes of themed stages for a total of 30 episodes.

Angry Birds Trilogy is rated "E" for "Everyone" by the ESRB and is available for Wii U and Wii at an MSRP of $49.99 and $39.99, respectively.

Dishonored: The Brigmore Witches DLC (X360/PC)

The Brigmore Witches is the final add-on pack for Dishonored. Continue your journey as the assassin Daud and bring his narrative to a close. After discovering the intentions of the Brigmore Witch coven, you must prevent her from completing a ritual that spells your doom. Negotiate your way through new districts of Dunwall to reach the coven's stronghold. Your powers and upgrades, Chaos level, and player actions from The Knife of Dunwall carry over via a compatible save file option.

The Brigmore Witches DLC is available for 800 Microsoft points ($10).

DuckTales: Remastered (WiiU/XBLA/PSN/PC)

DuckTales was an influential platform title from the NES. DuckTales: Remastered follows the adventures of Scrooge McDuck and his nephews — Huey, Dewey and Louie — as they explore themed worlds as they search for five treasures.

DuckTales: Remastered takes the levels and layouts from the original release as a foundation and expands upon them to enhance gameplay. All of the visuals from the 8-bit game have been re-created as hand-drawn and animated sprites, and the level backgrounds have been re-envisioned.

Original voice talent from the cartoon TV series is present, and classic melodies from the original soundtrack are given a modern twist.

Additions include a tutorial level and a money bin stage, where Scrooge can dive into the money collected from each level.

DuckTales: Remastered is rated "E" for "Everyone" by the ESRB, and it's available at an MSRP of 1,200 Microsoft points ($15) or $14.99 on eShop, PlayStation Network and PC.

Europa Universalis IV (PC)

Europa Universalis IV lets you guide a nation through the years to create a dominant global empire in the Age of Discovery. Use exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy to rule. Face AI in an extensive single-player campaign, or backstab friends and foes in 32-player online matches.

Europa Universalis IV is available at digital distributors for $39.99, with the Deluxe Extreme Edition available for $44.99.

Injustice: Gods Among Us - Zatanna DLC (PS3/X360)

Zatanna, a magician and trickster, is available as a downloadable character for Injustice: Gods Among Us. She's available on Xbox Live for 400 Microsoft points ($5) and PlayStation Network for $4.99.

Mars: War Logs (PSN)

Mars: War Logs takes you to the red planet a century after a catastrophe endangered the planet and colonies. Water is the most precious resource on the dry planet, and a few companies are fighting to control it.

As Roy Temperance, players progress through quests, advance and develop the character and combat style. Choose from a set of powers, skills and talents. The real-time combat requires quick wits and cunning tactics. With the crafting system, create, modify and specialize your equipment. Your actions influence the destiny of the Martian colonies.

Mars: War Logs is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available on PlayStation Network for $14.99.

Payday 2 (PS3/X360/PC)

In Payday 2, gamers are a member of the Payday crew as they work their way through big, elaborate heists using the new Crime.net system.

Designed as a four player, cooperative experience, Payday 2 features four skill trees — Enforcer, Ghost, Mastermind and Technician — as well as a versatile weapon modification system and mask creator.

 

Payday 2 is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available on Steam for $29.99 and digitally on PlayStation Network for $39.99. Retail boxed copies for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 cost $39.99.

Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff (3DS/NDS/WiiU/Wii/X360)

Join Phineas and Ferb as they travel to places in their latest invention, the A.T.T. (All-Terrain Transformatron), an amphibious ride that brings the boys to temples, caverns and the moon in their hunt for lost loot. The title features many of characters from the TV show, including Baljeet, Buford, Candace, Isabella, Perry the Platypus and the evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.

Key Features:

  • Multiple Gameplay Modes: Exploration mode; Action mode, and build, upgrade and customize the A.T.T.
  • Original Storyline: Four episodes of humor and wacky adventures
  • Museum of Cool: View the collected loot

Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff is rated "E" for "Everyone" by the ESRB and is available for an MSRP of $39.99 on Xbox 360 and Wii U and $29.99 on Wii, Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo DS.

Thunderwolves (PSN)

Thunder Wolves is helicopter combat that's inspired by classic arcade games and action flicks. The title features local co-op as a pilot and gunner duo, so you and a friend can double-team the opposition.

Key Features:

  • Nine helicopters
  • 13 missions, including seek-and-destroy and stealth
  • Local co-op featuring one player as pilot and one as the gunner
  • Destructible environments

Thunder Wolves is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available on PlayStation Network for $9.99.

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