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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2013 @ 2:13 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 ...

Ascend: Hand of Kul (XBLA)

Enter the world as Caos, a breed of gigantic warriors created to serve the will of the gods. Combat the Titans while fending off attacks from rival players and establishing your influence in the global conflict.

Key Features:

  • Crush your enemies for domination and reward
  • Three-scale combat, immense landscapes, and limitless dungeons
  • Encounter the spirits of other players guiding their Caos warriors through battle in parallel worlds. Impact their worlds with Crusade Spells, and they can impact yours.
  • The largest rewards require the ultimate sacrifice: your character! Each sacrifice brings new abilities to forge the ultimate Caos warrior.

Ascend: Hand of Kul is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available for free download at Xbox.com or the Xbox Live Marketplace.

CastleStorm: The Warrior Queen (PC)

The story twists and turns as Freia's fate is determined. Unlikely faces show up in unexpected places. Will the realm find peace, or will Chief Ramhorn continue his evil domination?

The Warrior Queen reveals a new Viking Elite troop class and additions to the weapons arsenal: meteor showers, exploding barrels, stormbringers, golem hostages, and frozen swordfish. Throw in 20 new battles and new achievements.

The Warrior Queen DLC is available on Steam for $2.99.

Day One: Garry's Incident (PC)

Explore a vast hostile environment while crafting new tools to help you survive. Discover intriguing puzzles and the mystery behind the strange remains of artifacts left in the Amazon jungle. Discover a truth that will change the understanding of the world as you know it.

Key Features:

  • Start with nothing and craft, hunt, fish and fight to survive.
  • Hunt panthers for their meat
  • Catch fish and find fruit
  • Build a fire and cook your food
  • Search for water sources
  • World exploration and survival gameplay
  • Craft tools and weapons to survive in the jungle
  • Patch yourself up with makeshift bandages
  • Sneak behind enemies to perform stealth kills

Day One: Garry's Incident is available on Steam for $19.99.

Girl Fight (XBLA)

Girl Fight is an arcade-style 3-D fighting game featuring a cast of femme fatales. Girl Fight brings an array of sexy fighters to consoles. Help the women battle their way out of The Foundation, a shadowy science organization looking to weaponize the fighters' psionic fighting abilities. The women must utilize their fighting and psionic abilities in a battle for survival.

Girl Fight is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available on Xbox Live Arcade for $9.99

NASCAR The Game: 2013 - Paint Scheme Packs DLC (PC)

Eutechnyx has released two brand new paint scheme packs: Now we're runnin'! and All Star. These race packs make up the second wave of new content, adding to the downloadable collection.

Now we're runnin'! includes:

  • #1 Jamie McMurray's Bass Pro White from Auto Club
  • #1 Jamie McMurray's Race With Insulin from Martinsville
  • #1 Jamie McMurray's Bell Helicopter from Texas
  • #5 Kasey Kahne's Time Warner Cable from Texas
  • #24 Jeff Gordon's Cromax Pro from Texas
  • #48 Jimmie Johnson's Jimmie Johnson Foundation from Auto Club
  • #18 Kyle Busch's Interstate Batteries from Auto Club
  • #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr's Diet Mtn Dew from Martinsville
  • #47 Bobby Labonte's Charter from Auto Club
  • #22 Joey Logano's AAA from Kansas
  • #17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr's 5/3 Bank from Martinsville
  • #14 Tony Stewart's Rush Truck Centers from Auto Club
  • #39 Ryan Newman's Wix from Auto Club

Now we're runnin'! is available for purchase on Steam for $6.99.

All Star includes:

  • #1 Jamie McMurray's Bass Pro NTWF from the All-Star Race
  • #42 Juan Pablo Montoya's Depend from Richmond
  • #42 Juan Pablo Montoya's Clorox from Talladega
  • #34 David Ragan's Peanut Patch from Darlington
  • #18 Kyle Busch's Doublemint from Darlington
  • #18 Kyle Busch's Snickers Bites from the All-Star Race
  • #47 Bobby Labonte's Clorox 100 Years from Talladega
  • #47 Bobby Labonte's House-Autry from the All-Star Race
  • #22 Joey Logano's Pennzoil from the All-Star Race
  • #99 Carl Edwards' Geek Squad from Richmond
  • #10 Danica Patrick's Go Daddy Cares from the All-Star Race
  • #14 Tony Stewart's Bass Pro Talladega from Talladega
  • #39 Ryan Newman's Outback from Richmond
  • #39 Ryan Newman's Aspen Dental from the All-Star Race

All Star is available for purchase on Steam for $6.99.

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+ (PS3/X360/PC)

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX + comes as an upgrade to 2010's Pac-Man Championship Edition DX game with improved leaderboard functionality, in-game achievements and medals as well as additional DLC packs including mazes, music and graphics such as classic Dig-Dug and Rally-X sprites.

The race to gobble up every pac dot features an added element of danger as easily angered ghosts lie scattered around the mazes. As Pac-Man runs past the ghosts, they wake up and give chase, creating a chain of angry ghosts trailing behind him as he darts around in search for a power pellet. In Score Attack mode, collect as many points as possible, and in Time Trials, clear a number of laps around each maze as quickly as possible.

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+ is available as a free update for players who own Pac-Man Championship Edition DX. Other players can purchase the game on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, Windows 8 and Steam.

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist - Homeland DLC (WiiU/PS3/X360/PC)

Players can complete their Splinter Cell Blacklist experience with new missions, weapons and more.

Key Features:

  • New co-op missions and maps
    • Billionaire's Yacht: Infiltrate a rogue billionaire's yacht the day after a decadent party at sea
    • Dead Coast: Take out a terrorist cell in a remote part of the Middle East
  • Weapons, gear and more
    • Crossbow with sleeping gas bolts
    • Upper Echelon Suit: better protection against fire power, blends into the shadows
    • 4E Eclipse Suit: offers premium protection, carry more gadgets
    • Gold, amber and white goggles
    • Exclusive Mercs and Spy skin

The Homeland DLC is available for $6.99.

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