but wish there was more stuff to shoot? Enter: Guncraft, a do-it-yourself FPS that empowers players with the means to build their own voxel-based maps and blow them to bits with an array of weapons
and vehicles. Players will also be equipped with the tools to create
their own unique combat class, with options ranging from shotgun ninjas to sword-wielding
demo experts, and everything in between.
already been out in Beta form for some time, however you'll have to
pay to play the final version come July 11. The game will available
for purchase on developer Exato Games' website, and is currently in
the running to be featured on Steam via the Greenlight Project.
Platforms: Wii U
The Stars Wars brand going full tilt on
Nintendo's newest console with the release of Zen Studios' Star Wars
Pinball for the Wii U. Arriving for download on the Nintendo eShop,
it will feature three Star Wars branded tables, including Boba Fett,
Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, and Star Wars: The
Clone Wars. Digital Jedis will have the choice of flipping for the
Galactic Empire or Rebel Alliance, with the game's opening screen alternating depending on which side reigns supreme based on community
Rest assured, Star Wars Pinball will
make good use of its Wii U home. The GamePad will allow players a
choice of screens, or added controls if being used in concert with
the TV. An XP progression system, in-game challenges, and multiplayer
modes will also add to this Wii U version. We plugged some virtual quarters into
this game back in February. Read our pre-Wii U report in the Star Wars Pinball review.
Platforms: PC, Mac
Two Tribes' yellow problem solver
arrives for PC and Mac this month, bringing with him (her?) the
content from its Wii U version plus a few extra goodies. Described as a Metroidvania puzzle adventure, Toki Tori 2 lets
players loose in an open-ended island filled with strange allies and
a black goo that threatens to gobble everything in its path. Toki Tori 2+ will waddle onto the scene with a a level editor that will let players think up their own unique puzzles and share them via
the Steam Workshop.
This enhanced version will also feature
improvements to the game's visuals and music. The studio has confirmed that Wii U
owners of Toki Tori 2 will also receive some of the upgrades featured
in Toki Tori 2+ “where it makes sense”.
Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360
EU: July 12
Get pumped for another round
of hack 'n slash mayhem as Koei's Dynasty Warriors series returns to
the fray. This sequel will carry on the Romance of Three Kingdoms
saga, as told from the game's main heroes, Wei, Wu, Shu, and Jin.
“What if” scenarios will also give players a chance to veer from
canon and live out alternative realities with characters that don't
necessarily belong, and an added ambition mode will heap on the
task of building a “Tongquetai
Tower” through the acquisition of riches, reputation, and material
earned in battle.
In combination with a Free Mode, new battle
mechanics, weapon updates, graphic updates, and a handful of new
characters, this Dynasty Warriors sequel appears poised to refresh
the long-running series.
North Americans are set to get schmup'd
in this cutesy bullet-hell entry from G.rev, co-developer of Ikaruga.
Mamorukun Curse follows the plight of seven cursed characters as they
fight to destroy the evil of the underworld by gunning anything and
anyone in their path.
Curse (aka Mamoru-kun
wa Norowarete Shimatta!) was originally released in Japan in 2008.
This North American version is arriving as a download for PS3 by way
of UFO Interactive Games. It will contain two DLC maps and characters
as compensation for the long wait.
R.I.P.D. The Game
Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360, PC
Bring order to the
otherworld in this supernatural actioneer from Old School Games (God
Mode). Based on the comic books and upcoming movie of the same name,
R.I.P.D. The Game is a two-person co-op shooter that casts duos as
officers in the Rest in Peace Department whose soul mission is to
protect the world of the living from the ghostly ghouls and
R.I.P.D The Game
was developed in close association with Universal Studios, allowing
Old School access to heavily reference the upcoming film. The game also features an in-game betting system that will allow duos to place
virtual wagers on their ability to outperform their partners in
Atlus' core demon-taming series returns,
this time transporting players to the land of East Mikado where a
war against the heavens is brewing in front of the backdrop of a fantastical middle-ages country. Gamers take on the role of a demon-killing samurai, and will set forth to explore a hellish version of Tokyo to either help
make things better or contribute to its downfall.
Combat and demon
negotiations will play out similar to past Shin Megami titles like Persona 4, with
new features like the 'smirk' ability and fusion tweaks added to
keep things fresh. Shin Megami Tensei IV will feature over
400 demons, the most yet for the series. Get acquainted with a few of
them in our preview, We got creeped out by a little girl in Shin Megami Tensei IV.