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Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 26, 2013 @ 12:15 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 ...

Endless Space: Disharmony expansion pack (PC)

The Harmony had been moving since the birth of the universe, passing through the galaxies and seeking The Core. Dust was their downfall. The Harmony have fallen and turned into gravity-enchained individuals.

The Harmony saw Dust as a menace or a plague and set out to rid the universe of it. To them, there is no difference between an "inhabited" or "uninhabited" planet. They are only "infected" or "clean."

To the rest of the galaxy, the Harmony attack was a minor apocalypse. They targeting Dust-infected infrastructures and populations, and planets responded by creating Fighter and Bomber craft for counterattacks. The era of Disharmony is coming!

To celebrate the launch of the expansion pack, all players receive three free ship models: Automaton, Endless Hero, and Sheredyn Faction.

Endless Space: Disharmony is available for purchase on Steam for $9.99/€9,99/£8.99.

Magic 2014: Duels of the Planeswalkers (PSN/XBLA/PC)

Magic 2014 challenges players to help Planeswalker Chandra Nalaar in a quest for revenge as they track down a dangerous Planeswalker enemy. Integration with the Magic 2014 Core Set ties the experience together for players, and it'll all culminate in a Magic Celebration on September 7, 2013 that brings Magic fans together in stores worldwide.

Magic 2014 adds new features, including 10 new decks, 15 new encounters, 10 new puzzle challenges, and a new Sealed Play mode, which lets players open booster packs and build decks. Magic 2014 players gets the first look at cards from the Magic 2014 Core Set, including the anticipated Slivers cards. This improves the seamless integration between the online and offline games.

Magic 2014: Duels of the Planeswalkers is rated "T" for "Teen" and is available on Xbox Live Arcade for 800 Microsoft points ($10) and PlayStation Network and Steam for $9.99.

Sanctum 2: Road To Elysion DLC (PC)

Road to Elysion is centered around Tsygan, a new playable character who reveals the sinister secret behind the colonization of Loek III. The DLC delivers intricate maps, advanced weapons, cool perks and enhanced enemies.

Key Features:

  • New Playable Character, Tsygan, the "Rogue Insurgent"
  • Four New Maps add new tactics and replayability.
  • Two Mega-Powered Weapons: Rapid-firing Gatling Laser and Tsygan's handheld ballista
  • Two Towers: The Range Spire increases the reach of nearby towers, and the Slow Field Dispenser hinders the speed of enemies to make chokepoints more effective.
  • Enhanced Enemies: New support monsters heal and mutate.
  • Additional Perks: Customize your character with six new perks, including an in-game pet robot that fights for you.

Sanctum 2: Road To Elysion DLC is available on Steam for $3.99. With more DLC coming, fans should take advantage of the Sanctum 2 Season Pass, which includes all four planned DLC for $11.99.

Scourge of War: Brandy Station (PC)

Brandy Station is an expansion for Scourge of War: Gettysburg. Brandy Station offers 10 historical single-player scenarios set among the cavalry action that began the Gettysburg campaign.

Lee's Army was camped near Brandy Station, Virginia, preparing for their invasion of the North. The Confederate cavalry under Maj. Gen. JEB Stuart was to screen their northward movement. Union commander Maj. Gen. Joe Hooker intended to blunt this raid with an attack by his own cavalry, culminating in the largest cavalry battle fought on North American soil.

Historically, the battle ended in a stalemate, but can you change history and crush the Union cavalry or send Stuart packing to Richmond?

Brandy Station features a five-by-five-mile game map, 10 single-player scenarios and five multiplayer scenarios. The game also includes a scenario overview map in PDF format.

Scourge of War: Brandy Station is available for purchase on the developer's website.

Scourge of War: Gettysburg 150th Anniversary Collection (PC)

Gettysburg 150th Anniversary Collection is the complete Scourge of War series in a single game to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. Get the battles of Antietam, Brandy Station, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Pipe Creek in one package.

See if your strategy can give Lee the victory. Command troops from Antietam to Chancellorsville, from the cavalry action at Brandy Station to the alternate history battles at Pipe Creek. It all culminates in a three-day battle at Gettysburg that changed the nation. Relive the past or change history.

Scourge of War: Gettysburg 150th Anniversary Collection is available for purchase on the developer's website.

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