Pre-Order PROTOTYPE 2 to Secure Your Free RADNET Access to Over 55 Pieces of Additional Content!

Radical Entertainment once again ramps up the studio’s signature over-the-top mayhem with the announcement of PROTOTYPE® 2’s RADNET Edition content. Planned to launch on April 24, 2012 from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), a limited number of the launch quantities of PROTOTYPE 2 on PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox® 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, will contain free access to RADNET via a one-time use code that gives fans 55 free pieces of additional content delivered for seven weeks following the game’s launch*. This weekly scheduled content will include in-game Events, Challenges, Avatar Items, Dynamic Themes and Behind-the-Scenes videos, as well as bonus Mutations for PROTOTYPE 2’s main campaign. Fans that participate in ALL of RADNET’s weekly challenges and events will unlock the ultimate shape-shifting reward…to be revealed in March 2012. PROTOTYPE 2’s RADNET Edition content will only be available for free while supplies last. For more information on RADNET, please visit http://www.radical.ca/radnet and check out the trailer below

“Radical Entertainment has always focused on bringing long lasting fun to its fans, and PROTOTYPE 2’s RADNET content is our way of rewarding the game’s most loyal supporters — the early adopters, the one’s who will replay it over and over again,” said Ken Rosman, Studio Head, Radical Entertainment. “We think this is great because we’re giving our fans hours of additional gameplay outside PROTOTYPE 2’s main narrative, and cool rewards — all delivered weekly following the game’s launch!”
The sequel to Radical Entertainment’s best-selling open-world action game of 2009, PROTOTYPE 2 takes the unsurpassed carnage of the original PROTOTYPE and continues the experience of becoming the ultimate shape-shifting weapon. As the game’s all-new infected protagonist, Sgt. James Heller, players will cut a bloody swathe through the wastelands of post-viral New York Zero with unparalleled locomotion, building up a vast genetic arsenal of deadly, biological weapons and abilities as they hunt, kill and consume their way toward the ultimate goal — to kill…Alex…Mercer!

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SNK PLAYMORE USA releases 2 more vintage pre-NEOGEO era Arcade Classics

SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President: Ryo Mizufune) is proud to announce the North & South American release of 2 more nostalgic SNK Arcade Classics (“BERMUDA TRIANGLE” and “GOLD MEDALIST” as PlayStation® minis titles on PSP® (also compatible with PS3™), via the “New Releases” category and the “SNK NEOGEO” Featured Publishers page available on the PlayStation®Store, from Tuesday, January 24th, 2012.

The SNK minis titles are a commemorative “retro-arcade emulation” project that allows players to enjoy a grand collection of action, shooting, platform, and action/puzzle titles. Many of these nostalgic, highly innovative arcade classics released during SNK’s Golden Age of action-shooting, etc. during the 80’s, are now exclusively available on PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) and compatible on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system as well for even greater enjoyment!

The previous sets of titles included some of SNK’s arcade masterpieces such as “ATHENA”, “IKARI WARRIORS”, “GUERRILLA WAR”, “STREET SMART”, and “VANGUARD”, along with a number of other lesser known, yet revolutionary titles to be enjoyed by both retro gamers and younger generations of players alike.

“As we will continue to follow up in releasing more nostalgic arcade classics via PS minis on PlayStation®Network, make sure to stay tuned by becoming a member of our frequently updated official Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/NeoGeoStation for more info!” List of the minis titles available to download via the PlayStation®Store from January 24th, 2012.

BERMUDA TRIANGLE: Jan. 24, 2012 $2.99

Pilot a huge ZIG aircraft, and command up to three SYD escort fighters as you battle against unidentified enemies through space-time warps, traveling further and further back into the past in this revolutionary shooter released by SNK in 1987.

 

 

GOLD MEDALIST: Jan. 24, 2012 $2.99

Challenge 192 athletes from 8 countries, in 9 sporting events such as discus throw, high jump, boxing, and swimming to become the Gold Medalist at the 1988 Seoul Olympics! Can you defeat Louis or Ben?

Armor-up with Radical Entertainment’s PROTOTYPE 2 at Best Buy

Radical Entertainment and Best Buy have revealed PROTOTYPE® 2’s exclusive* pre-order bonus — Sgt. James Heller’s Hardened Steel Vehicle Armor. Planned to launch April 24, 2012, from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), North American fans who pre-order the game at Best Buy by April 23, 2012, will gain access to this unique upgrade as well as a limited edition PROTOTYPE 2 poster while supplies last. Head over to
www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ERiLXecRk0 to see Hardened Steel Vehicle Armor in action, and be sure to visit http://www.bestbuy.com/prototype2 for more information, as well as other soon to be revealed PROTOTYPE 2 Best Buy exclusives.

“PROTOTYPE 2’s Hardened Steel Vehicle Armor allows Sgt. James Heller to jump into any military vehicle and shrug off even the most devastating attacks,” said Ken Rosman, Studio Head, Radical Entertainment. “Whether fighting off individual soldiers, helicopters, tanks, and APCs or all the above at once, this upgrade provides Heller a defensive advantage as he goes head-to-head against everything the enemy Blackwatch forces throw at him.”

The sequel to Radical Entertainment’s best-selling open-world action game of 2009, PROTOTYPE 2 takes the unsurpassed carnage of the original PROTOTYPE and continues the experience of becoming the ultimate shape-shifting weapon. As the game’s all-new infected protagonist, Sgt.
James Heller, players will cut a bloody swathe through the wastelands of post-viral New York Zero with unparalleled locomotion, building up a vast genetic arsenal of deadly, biological weapons and abilities as they hunt, kill and consume their way toward the ultimate goal to kill;Alex Mercer!

New games coming out this week

Lola’s Alphabet Train 3DS (online) BeiZ Jan 26, 2012
Lola’s Alphabet Train DS (online) BeiZ Jan 26, 2012
Puddle X360 Konami Jan 25, 2012
Puddle PS3 Konami Jan 25, 2012
Quarrel X360 (online) UTV Ignition Jan 25, 2012
Little Racers STREET X360 (online) Milkstone Studios Jan 27, 2012
Timeslip PC (online) Smudged Cat Games Jan 27, 2012
Winter Sports 2012 3DS PQube Jan 27, 2012
Winter Sports 2012 Wii PQube Jan 27, 2012
Final Fantasy XIII-2 PS3 Square Enix Jan 31, 2012
Final Fantasy XIII-2 X360 Square Enix Jan 31, 2012
3D Game Collection 3DS Mastertronic Jan 2012
Anarchy Reigns PS3 Sega Jan 2012
Anarchy Reigns X360 Sega Jan 2012
Capsized iP (online) indiePub Jan 2012
Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land iP Red Wasp Design Jan 30, 2012
Pyramidville Adventure iP Bulkypix Jan 26, 2012
Baseball Superstars 2012 iP GAMEVIL Jan 26, 2012
Margaritaville Online iP THQ Jan 25, 2012
A Gay Dragon iP Redikod Jan 25, 2012
Breakout: Boost+ iP (online) Atari Jan 24, 2012
Yatzy WP7 (online) Tesko Gaming Jan 23, 2012
LetsDrawLines iP HuLeTS Jan 23, 2012
Hollow Grounds iP Full Color Planet Jan 23, 2012
Deep Space Lander iP (online) Hot Mustard Studios Jan 23, 2012
Fishing Joy An (online) PunchBox Jan 23, 2012
Fishing Joy iP (online) PunchBox Jan 23, 2012

More than 15 arcade classics are now 50% off for a limited time

SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President: Ryo Mizufune) is proud to announce that SNK PLAYMORE USA will be participating in the massive January sale on the PlayStation®Store across North American territories. Starting January 17 and ending January 24, 2012, SNK PLAYMORE will be reducing the price on 17 of NEOGEO Station classic arcade titles(PS3™ Ver.) by 50%!

Here is a complete list of all SNK PLAYMORE NEOGEO Station titles(PS3™ Ver.) included in the January PlayStation®Store sale promotion:

GAME TITLE

ALPHA MISSION II

ART OF FIGHTING

BASEBALL STARS PROFESSIONAL

BASEBALL STARS 2

FATAL FURY

LEAGUE BOWLING

MAGICIAN LORD

METAL SLUG

METAL SLUG 2

SAMURAI SHODOWN

THE KING OF FIGHTERS’94

THE KING OF FIGHTER’95

THE KING OF FIGHTERS’96

SHOCK TROOPERS

SUPER SIDEKICKS

WORLD HEROES

ALL TITLES REG.$8.99/Title SALE PRICE $4.49/Title

NEOGEO STATION PS3 Bundle Pack REG $79.99/10 PS3 titles

SALE PRICE $39.99/10 PS3 titles

These prices will also be reflected at most popular online retailers across North America.

PlayStation Network Gets a Promotional Price Drop for BloodRayne: Betrayal

The critically-acclaimed BloodRayne: Betrayal is receiving a promotional price drop starting on, January 17th, and going through January 24th on the North American PlayStation Network. Now, the blood-sucking, vampire-decapitating 2D action will be available for 30% off! Better yet, PlayStation Plus subscribers get an even bigger discount at 50% off. This deal will also be extended to the European PlayStation Network from the 18th through the 25th. This is truly a deal that cannot be missed.

Lauded by many and scoring a 4.5/5, 4.2/5 and 9.0/10 from Joystiq, CheatCodeCentral and IGN.com respectively, BloodRayne: Betrayal is the bloodshed you’ve been craving – now at a fantastic deal.

BloodRayne: Betrayal follows Rayne, the original video game femme fatale as she sets on her quest for bitter vengeance. The talented team at WayForward has a stellar track record, rejuvenating some of the greatest series in gaming, and BloodRayne: Betrayal is one of their best.

BloodRayne: Betrayal delivers over-the-top stylish action with a healthy dose of bloodshed. You are Rayne, the sexy dhampir with superhuman strength, speed, and agility, recruited by the vampire hunting Brimstone Society for one last mission. The target is a lavish, yet sinister ball in a secluded castle with plenty of dark surprises. With the help of a mysterious friend, and members of Brimstone, Rayne must infiltrate the manor, take out the fiendish horde, and stop an evil master plot once and for all.

Country Dance All Stars Coming to Kinect

America’s hottest country music stars are headed to your living room for a brand new interactive dance experience! GameMill Entertainment, an independent publisher of entertaining mass-market video games, today announced plans to release Country Dance™ All Stars, an entertaining dance game with bonus sing-a-long features that’s packed with dozens of hits from your favorite country chart-toppers. Country Dance All Stars, which launches exclusively on Kinect™ for Xbox 360® in March, will become the first country music dance game to hit the platform.
Country Dance All Stars features more than 35 tracks from the best names in country music including 18 CMA 2011 award winners like Male and Female Vocalists of the Year Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, Album of the Year winner Jason Aldean and Vocal Duo of the Year Lady Antebellum. Songs from mega stars Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band, Brooks & Dunn and Eric Church will also headline the dance party. See below for a partial list of the in-game soundtrack revealed today.
• Alan Jackson – “Good Time”
• Ashton Shepard – “Look It Up”
• Billy Currington – “People Are Crazy”
• Blake Shelton – “All About Tonight”
• Brad Paisley – “Water”
• Brooks & Dunn – “Boot Scootin’ Boogie”
• Carrie Underwood – “Cowboy Cassanova”
• Chad Brownlee – “Carried Away”
• Dierks Bentley – “What Was I Thinking”
• Easton Corbin – “Roll With It”
• Eric Church – “Hell On The Heart”
• Gwyneth Paltrow – “Shake That Thing”
• Jason Aldean – “My Kinda Party”
• Josh Turner – “Why Don’t We Just Dance”
• Katie Armiger – “Best Song Ever”
• Kellie Pickler – “Tough”
• Lady Antebellum – “Lookin’ For A Good Time”
• Laura Bell Bundy – “Giddy On Up”
• Miranda Lambert – “White Liar”
• Zac Brown Band – “Chicken Fried”
Country Dance All Stars, the next iteration in the top-selling Country Dance™ video game franchise, brings a whole new hands-free experience to the dance party. Your body becomes the controller as you kick up your boots and dance your way through more than 35 hot routines and songs. Challenge a friend to a dance off with simultaneous competitive play or work together to pull off the moves and collectively build a top score. Boost your boot-scootin’ skills with all new line-dancing routines, and don’t be afraid to belt it out with scrolling sing-a-long lyrics. Share the fun with friends as the Kinect sensor snaps photos throughout each routine. Plus, all new downloadable content (DLC) support allows you to keep the party going with downloadable song packs featuring new choreography that will be released post launch.
Additional songs and features as well as pricing will be announced at a later date. Country Dance All Stars for Kinect for Xbox 360 is not yet rated by the ESRB.