If you desperately need to get your hands on some branded merch, Rockstar has you covered with two special editions for Grand Theft Auto V. Costing $79.99 or $149.99 respectively, the Special and Collector's editions offer a range of downloadable content and physical swag. Details and pictures after the break.
UPDATE: Carl noticed that the collector's reveal explicitly references the 'Grand Theft Auto Online Character Creation System,' and gives you bonus skins for it. We'll likely hear more about GTA V's multiplayer options soon.Click here to read more...
Perhaps realising that a mutilated, dismembered and staggeringly busty torso might not have been the best idea for a collector's edition statue, Deep Silver have apologised for the internet-wide offence caused by Dead Island: Riptide's controversial Zombie Bait Edition.Click here to read more...
DC Comics fans should get ready to jot Friday, April 19th into their Green Lantern-themed diaries, because Netherrealm Studios have officially dated Injustice: Gods Among Us. The visceral fighting game will release as a standard edition on PS3, Wii U and Xbox 360 alongside a pricey collector's box set. BatDetails BatAfter the BatBreak.Click here to read more...
After making its premature debut via an Amazon listing, a new Skyrim Premium Edition has been confirmed for Europe. This weighty collector's piece contains plenty of goodies, but it's unclear whether any of the DLC packs will be included.Click here to read more...
And just like that, we're excited for BioShock Infinite again. Irrational Games' Ken Levine has revealed a gorgeous collector's edition for the delayed airborne FPS, featuring a nine and a half inch statue of the menacing Songbird designed by veteran artist Robb Waters.
A premium edition will also be available, containing a smaller if still impressive selection of swag - full details below.Click here to read more...
As far as I'm aware, the Journey Collector's Edition won't be coming out in Europe, making an import your only option. However, 365 seems to have dealt with the importing bit themselves, offering an attractive £23.99 price including delivery. This NTSC (region free) collection contains Journey, Flower, flOw, three extra games and some bonus content, making it a bit of a bargain for thatgamecompany fans.
CAVEAT: the bundled free month of PlayStation Plus and exclusive avatars can only be downloaded if you have an NTSC account, being as download codes are region specific. Even though games aren't. Haven't quite puzzled that one out yet, to be honest.
Sony has announced that bloodthirsty prequel God Of War: Ascension will release on 15th March 2013 in Europe. The Collector’s Edition includes "the ultimate GoW collectible" (an eight inch Kratos figurine), a steelbook case, digital soundtrack, dunamic theme and avatar pack. Customers will also get free access to all subsequent DLC packs and a multiplayer experience booster.
God Of War: Ascension was shaping up nicely when I encountered it at E3 2012.
Frozen Synapse, the outstanding indie turn-based strategy game from Mode 7 studios, will be receiving a retail special edition this September. For £25, you'll get the original game, a Sticker, Postcard, soundtrack, extra Steam gifting key and the RED Expansion pack encased in a "fancy" blue box.Click here to read more...
Hitman: Absolution will ship with a limited Professional Edition, Square Enix has predictably announced. The exclusive clamshell box contains a hardcover art book, 'making of' DVD and three unlockable DLC weapons (the silent Agency Jagd P22G pistol, noisy Agency HX UMP SMG and rampageous Agency SPS 12 semi-automatic shotgun). And not a figurine in sight.
Hitman Absolution will release later this year on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 - we have a detailed preview for your perusal.
If you haven't already pre-ordered Mass Effect 3's N7 Collector's Edition, chances are that you've missed your opportunity to get your hands on the swag. BioWare's Chris Priestly has confirmed that no more physical items can be made in time for the March 9th launch, despite fan pressure to increase production.
“Sorry, there simply cannot be any more physical CEs made before launch. The items included in the physical edition cannot be made in time for launch. Sorry, it will not happen. This is why, back in November, I started warning people that the CE would run out.”
GAME has a few of the PS3 and PC versions remaining at a comparatively reasonable £59.99 price point, but otherwise, it's slim pickings unless you're willing to opt for the digital edition. I daresay that some of you managed to take advantage of Bee.com's (now expired) £14.99 pre-order for the base game.
If you've read our Gemini Rue review, you'll already know that WadjetEye's game is a thoroughly excellent PC point 'n click adventure that carries itself like a cross between Blade Runner and Cowboy Bebop. After enjoying some brisk sales, the developers have announced that a Collector's Edition will be appearing on British retail shelves from February 10th, complete with the original game, two bonus titles, a poster and the soundtrack.
It's been priced at £19.95 - so whether it's worth the extra expense comes down to your love of adventure games and, erm, posters. Either way, you should definitely buy the game in some form if you have even the slightest interest in the genre.
Trine 2, the sequel of the critically acclaimed side-scrolling adventure game that has captivated nearly one million players, has revealed some new screenshots as well as details about its swag-laden collector's edition.
The collector's edition of Trine 2 for PC and Mac includes the full game, its "majestic" soundtrack, an artbook commented by the developers from Frozenbyte and the original Trine game. The whole package will be sold for £14.99.
We've got the new screens below.Click here to read more...
The big Soul Calibur news this morning is that philandering Assassin boss Ezio will be starring in the next game, but Namco Bandai has also revealed some new details about the Collector's Edition that will launch alongside the standard version on February 3rd 2012. Packed in a specially designed ‘book’ box, the Collector’s Edition of SOULCALIBUR V will include a high quality art book, original soundtrack CD, the making-of DVD, a DLC card for the Black Knight and Paladin armor sets, plus original artwork and letter on reproduction parchment paper signed by the team at Project Soul. Fans who pre-order SOULCALIBUR V at participating retailers will exclusively receive Dampierre from SOULCALIBUR: Broken Destiny as a playable character on day one.
Who's Dampierre, you may ask? Click the link for the trailer and screenies.Click here to read more...
Ah, Collector's Editions; the bane of any gamer's existence. Or something a little less dramatic, maybe. We both love and the hate the well-stocked Collector's Edition. On the one hand, who doesn't love statues? Well, a lot of us; and yet we keep buying them, so publishers keep making and selling them. Take Bethesda, for example; they've just announced the Collector's Edition for Elder Scrolls V Skyrim. And guess what? It has a statue!Click here for more
We've already had a good old moan about collector's editions and the like, lamenting the deluge of statues and figurines crowding our geek shelves. Now, as much as we'd like to think Ubisoft heard our concerns, we doubt the recent announcement of Assassin's Creed Revelations Collector's and Animus Editions had anything to do with Dealspwn, sadly.Hit the jump for details
Felix recently had a good old moan about the Batman: Arkham City Collector's Edition that was outed by Best Buy over in the States. Warner Bros has just confirmed that the details are correct - and that the package is headed for Europe. Here's what it involves:
Ooh, another statue. Surely it's getting to the stage where we could do with useful branded clobber and gadgets rather than yet more figurines to clutter up our shelves and repel members of the opposite sex with? Just our two cents - but the soundtrack CD and animated movie sound great.
Another day, another announcement for a limited collector's edition stuffed with launch day DLC and merch. Turn 10 has announced that Forza 4 will be shipping with a hefty CE when it releases this October - along with extra preorder bonuses - and we have the full details below.Click here to read more...
Here we go again: another special edition stuffed full of merch and tat. However, this one looks a tad more exciting than most. Square have revelealed a lavish Collector's Edition for Deus Ex: Human Revolution that contains a multi-jointed action figure, DLC content, bonus DVD and, as always, an art book.
Eidos Montreal have also made highlighting items an optional feature for all you Deus Ex purists. Full details below.Click here for the Collector's Edition contents >>
It’s the game that has torn a fanbase apart, some people praising it and others denouncing it. That said, no one can argue with how visually stunning it is. Here we have the Collectors Edition, which comes bundled with a whole host of extra goodies that will surely excite the die-hard fans, such as a copy of the soundtrack, art prints and an art book. For just over £4 more than the cheapest standard edition, it’s definitely worth a purchase if you want to experience Square Enix’s latest JRPG. Thanks to Kodoku @ HUKD!