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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Sept. 2, 2014 @ 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 ...

Dance Central Spotlight (XBLA)

The digital-only Dance Central Spotlight focuses on the core dance experience, letting you customize your dance lessons. It features more routines per song and lots of additional songs for purchase. The expanded Fitness mode includes fitness routines. Use the voice-activated Practice That mode to rehearse difficult moves in-song.

Key Features:

  • Practice your moves on the fly
  • Get fit with Fitness mode. Select the workout duration, and the game generates a fitness-focused playlist from the song library
  • Say, "Hey DJ, Practice That!" to stop the action and jump into rehearsal mode. Slow down the action and get coaching to master the moves.

Dance Central Spotlight ships with 10 songs for $9.99:

  • "Counting Stars" - OneRepublic
  • "Diamonds" - Rihanna
  • "Happy" - Pharrell Williams
  • "I Wish" - Cher Lloyd
  • "Royals" - Lorde
  • "Show Me" - Kid Ink ft. Chris Brown
  • "Talk Dirty" - Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz
  • "#thatpower" - ft. Justin Bieber
  • "Titanium" - David Guetta ft. Sia
  • "Wake Me Up" - Avicii

The Music Store will have a lot of extra content at launch. Each song costs $1.99.

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair (PSV)

Jabberwock Island was once a popular tourist destination, but it's now uninhabited. You and your classmates at Hope's Peak Academy have been brought to the island for a school trip. Everyone is having fun ... until Monokuma returns with his murderous game. Your only hope of escape is to solve the island's mysteries.

As in the first game, players take on the role of a high school student who must use their wits and teamwork to survive.

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available for an MSRP of $39.99.

The Sims 4 (PC)

The Sims 4 gives players the power to create Sims with personality. Every action is affected by who they are, what they're thinking, and how they're feeling. Players control the mind, body, and the emotions of these Sims to bring their stories to life.

Create A Sim and Build modes have been rebuilt to be more powerful, and they feature direct manipulation and drag-and-drop functionality. Players can share their creations with others in the game. In the gallery, players can upload or download Sims, houses and individual rooms.

The Sims 4 is rated "T" for "Teen" by the ESRB and is available at an MSRP of $59.99.

Sniper Elite 3: Save Churchill - Part 1: In Shadows DLC (PS4/PS3/XOne/X360)

Save Churchill: Part 1 – In Shadows is the first of three DLC missions for Sniper Elite 3. Save Churchill follows OSS sniper Karl Fairburne, who must prevent a Nazi assassination attempt on the British Prime Minister. The DLC features new encounters, new weapons and new unit types.

The Save Churchill: Part 1 mission is available on PSN and Xbox Marketplace for $7.99.

The Patriots Weapons Pack is available for $3.99. The Season Pass includes all DLC, weapon and outfit packs, and all three Save Churchill missions for $29.99.

Warframe (XOne)

Warframe is a free-to-play, third-person action game that challenges players to fight across the Solar System. Squads of four players must work together to advance their characters and battle the genocidal Grineer. Players customize the power and abilities of their Warframe and weapons. Players are armed with exo-skeletal technology, powerful Warframes that provide players with powers to explore and master. With an emphasis on cooperative play and clan-building, Warframe takes advantage of the Xbox's social connectivity and community-building features.

Warframe is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and can be downloaded for free on the Xbox One.

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate (PSV/PS4/PS3/XOne)

The mythology of the Orochi universe expands with a new plot that brings the heroes together in battle. The side stories offer over 175 scenarios and endings, including the ability to battle as various characters and experience "what if" hypothetical stages in a parallel world. Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate features new characters and stages, nearly endless storylines, thrilling battle moves, online and offline competition, and new modes.

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate is rated "T" for "Teen" by the ESRB and is available for an MSRP of $39.99 (PS Vita), $49.99 (PS3), and $59.99 (PS4/XOne).

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