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Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 8, 2014 @ 12:55 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 ...

Combat Mission: Red Thunder (PC)

Combat Mission: Red Thunder focuses on the battles from Belarus to Warsaw during the summer of 1944. Experience tactical warfare on the Eastern Front as the Axis' ability to wage war starts to collapse. Play historical battles and campaigns or customize your own in Quick Battles. Red Thunder includes new units, new terrain, and new features.

Combat Mission: Red Thunder is a standalone game. It's available on the product website for $55.

Kinect Sports Rivals (XOne)

Become a Champion! Participate in sports: bowling, climbing, soccer, target shooting, tennis, and wake racing. Utilize power-ups, equipment and outfits for each event. Find your play style, customize your experience, and choose a team that's worthy of you and your skill.

Kinect Sports Rivals is rated "E10+" for Everyone 10 and older by the ESRB and is available for an MSRP of $59.99.

LEGO: The Hobbit (3DS/PSV/PS4/PS3/XOne/X360/PC)

LEGO The Hobbit is based on the first two films of The Hobbit Trilogy: "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" and "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." Additional content for the third film, "The Hobbit: There and Back Again," is planned for a future release.

LEGO The Hobbit takes players on adventurous quests to explore locations from the films, such as Bag End, Dale, Erebor, Goblin-town, Lake-town, Mirkwood, Rivendell, and the High Pass. Assume the roles of their favorite characters, including Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the Dwarves of Erebor, each possessing a distinct ability. Utilize the Dwarves' combined abilities to fight Orcs or progress in the game.

Discover Middle-earth through drop-in, drop-out gameplay, which is available on the consoles. Navigate 16 levels, unlock 90+ playable characters and go on quests for gems, loot, magical items, and treasure.

LEGO The Hobbit is rated "E10+" for Everyone 10 and older by the ESRB. It's available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for an MSRP of $59.99, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for $49.99, and PS Vita, Nintendo 3DS and Windows PC for $29.99.

Rocksmith 2014 Edition: Bob Dylan DLC (PS3/X360/PC)

Rocksmith 2014 Edition is the sequel to 2011's Rocksmith, a rhythm game that used a real guitar or bass. Rocksmith 2014 Edition includes new features, new modes, tracking and responsiveness, a completely redesigned interface, and more.

Songs included in this pack are "Just Like A Woman," "Like A Rolling Stone,"and "Subterranean Homesick Blues." Individual songs are available for $2.99 or the complete 3-song pack for $7.99.

Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut (PS4/XOne/PC)

It is 2299, and an interstellar war is raging. To save Earth, you take control of the Strike Suit, a fighter craft that can transform into a suit of space armor. Partake in massive fleet battles. The fate of the cosmos rests on your dog-fighting skills.

The Director's Cut includes a restructured campaign, new ship models, enhanced textures and lighting, two more Strike Suits (the Marauder and the Raptor) and the Heroes of the Fleet DLC campaign.

Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut is available for $19.99.

The Wolf Among Us: Episode 3 - A Crooked Mile (PSN/PC)

Based on Bill Willingham's acclaimed comic book series, "Fables," The Wolf Among Us puts players in the role of Bigby Wolf, a man known as The Big Bad Wolf. He's now exiled from the land of fairy tales and is the sheriff of a hidden community in New York City. Bigby has been tasked by the bureaucrat Snow White to maintain order within the society of mythical creatures and characters. The Wolf Among Us examines the lives of beings from the pages of myth and lore who are now trying to survive on the mean streets of New York City.

The third episode, "A Crooked Mile," is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available on PlayStation Network and various PC digital distribution outlets for $4.99. A Season Pass option enables consumers to buy the rest of the five-episode series for the discounted price of $14.99 instead of $4.99 per episode.

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