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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Gamescom Trailer Builds Excitement

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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3DS Games, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, PC games, PS3 games, Screenshots, TT Games, Vita games, Warner Bros. Interactive, Wii games, Wii U games, Xbox 360 games

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Gamescom Trailer Builds Excitement

Builds. Geddit? HA.

But seriously, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes has received a brand new trailer from Gamescom, which serves to construct (no)... stack up (worse)... explain (there we go) the storyline, which hinges around Dr. Doom's pursuit of mysterious all-powerful bricks. To construct "Dr. Doom's Doom Ray Of Doom."

Basically, we couldn't be more excited about this. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is out this Autumn on practically every platform imaginable.

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Liege Confirmed For PS4, Vita & Wii U

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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John Rhee, Kickstarter, Liege, PC games, PS4 games, SRPG, Vita games, Wii U games

Liege Confirmed For PS4, Vita & Wii U

Sumptuous hand-drawn SRPG Liege has utterly smashed its $15,000 Kickstarter target and $52,000 stretch goal, meaning that it will definitely release on PS4, Vita and Wii U.

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Cloudberry Kingdom Trailer Boasts Impossible Gameplay

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Cloudberry Kingdom, PSN, Pwnee Studios, Ubisoft, Vita games, Wii U games, XBLA

Cloudberry Kingdom Trailer Boasts Impossible Gameplay

Cloudberry Kingdom may have an adorable name, but this Kickstarted platformer delivers some of the sternest and most technical gameplay you'll ever witness. This new trailer shows off the intense pain and cathartic pleasure that awaits in its infinite procedurally-generated gamut of nightmarish gauntlets. The better you are, the harder it gets.

I'm currently getting worked over working on a review ahead of Cloudberry Kingdom's launch next week on PSN and XBLA. For now, check on our Cloudberry Kingdom hands-on preview.

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Liege Will Come To PS4 & Vita If It Hits Stretch Goals

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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John Rhee, Kickstarter, Liege, PC games, PS4 games, SRPG, Vita games

Liege Will Come To PS4 & Vita If It Hits Stretch Goals

Sumptuous hand-drawn SRPG Liege has already beaten its Kickstarter funding target for PC and Mac, but could make it to Sony consoles if it manage to raise $52,000 over the next 12 days.

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BioShock Vita: Levine Still "Trying To Make A Match" Between Sony & 2K

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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2K, Bioshock, BioShock Vita, Irrational Games, Ken Levine, Sony, Vita games

BioShock Vita: Levine Still "Trying To Make A Match" Between Sony & 2K

A BioShock Vita exclusive was announced back in 2011, but we were all rather surprised to learn that Sony and 2K still haven't managed to even agree on whether the product will even enter pre-production. Irrational chief Ken Levine is apparently still playing matchmaker to the two companies and trying to find a price that works.

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Cloudberry Kingdom Trailer Is Heartwarming & Sadistic

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Cloudberry Kingdom, PC games, Platformer, PSN, Pwnee Studios, Ubisoft, Vita games, Wii U games, XBLA

Cloudberry Kingdom Trailer Is Heartwarming & Sadistic

Cloudberry Kingdom, a procedurally-generated indie platformer successfully Kickstarted last summer, has managed to attract Ubisoft's attention - who've agreed to step in as a publisher without assuming control of the IP. This indie gauntlet of traps, pits, spikes and lasers is headed to XBLA, PSN, PC, Wii U and Vita later this year.

Despite the cutesy good looks, Cloudberry Kingdom is properly, seriously, staggeringly hardcore (it kicked my *rse comprehensively at the latest Ubisoft preview day), and you can get a taste for its genesis in this brand new trailer from Pwnee studios.

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NIS Bringing Black Rock Shooter To PSN This Month

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Black Rock Shooter, NIS America, PSP games, Vita games

NIS Bringing Black Rock Shooter To PSN This Month

One for the import fans: NIS America will release stylish PSN SHMUP Black Rock Shooter on April 26th. Based on a single character design by renowned artist Huke, and voiced by the synthetic diva Hatsune Miku, this PSP title certainly looks like a bit of a beast from the East. Though our robotic protagonist does look a bit chilly. Trailer and details after the break.

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Screenshots Are Heroically Cute

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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3DS Games, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, PC games, PS3 games, Screenshots, TT Games, Vita games, Warner Bros. Interactive, Wii games, Wii U games, Xbox 360 games

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Screenshots Are Heroically Cute

TT Games have loosed some new screenshots of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, which will let us literally assemble dream teams from over 100 classic heroes and villains. Considering the wealth of timeless characters that the Marvel universe has to offer, and the gently humorous cooperative joy that TT bring to the table without fail, we're already a little excited about this one.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes will release in Autumn for pretty much everything.

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Announcement Trailer

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Final Fantasy X HD, Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD, JRPG, PS3 games, Square Enix, Vita games

Square Enix are releasing HD versions of Final Fantasy X and X-2 later this year - individually on Vita or as one Auronlicious package on a PS3 Blu-Ray. Behold: an announcement trailer, which depicts the remastered visuals and some familiar scenes from the much-loved RPGs.

Killzone: Mercenary Dev Diary Promises "The Best-Looking Game On Vita"

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Dev Diary, FPS, Killzone: Mercenary, trailer, Vita games

Killzone: Mercenary Dev Diary Promises "The Best-Looking Game On Vita"

Sony released a new developer diary for Killzone: Mercenary over the weekend, which offers plenty of gameplay footage alongside some big promises. Creative director Tom Jones (no, not that Tom Jones) reckons that the handheld shooter will easily become "the best-looking game on Vita," and show players "a different side to the war." Ruthless covert missions will run in parallel to the events of Killzone 2, offering a new perspective on some familiar events.

We're rather excited to see how Mercenary turns out, since the Vita could definitely use a quality FPS after Resistance: Burning Skies and Black Ops Declassified failed to impress.

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Rainbow Moon Heading to Vita In 2013

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Brendan Griffiths
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News
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Eastasiasoft, Rainbow Moon, RPG Games, Sidequest Studios, Vita games

Rainbow Moon Heading to Vita In 2013

Popular PSN RPG, Rainbow Moon, will be released on PS Vita next year. Publisher eastasiasoft have just announced the news and Marcus Pukropski, CEO of the game’s developers, SideQuest Studios said, “We’ve been asked this question many times, I’m so very happy to finally announce that we will bring Rainbow Moon to the PS Vita. All the feedback we have received for Rainbow Moon during the last few months has been tremendous, and I hope that today’s announcement will make a lot of PS Vita owners and Rainbow Moon fans happy.”

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Spy Hunter Enemies & Weapons Trailer

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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3DS Games, Spy Hunter, trailer, TT Fusion, Vita games

Spy Hunter Enemies & Weapons Trailer

Welcome Back, Agent

A reboot of classic vehicular combat game Spy Hunter is headed to the 3DS and Vita next month, from Cheshire-based studio TT Fusion. This latest trailer shows off the enemies you'll be hunting and the weapons you'll take them down with.

The G-6155 Interceptor definitely deserves another day in the sun. Fingers crossed that this will do the classic game (and its surprisingly good last-gen remake) justice.

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Black Ops: Declassified Pre-Order | £31.99 With Voucher Code | Sainsbury's Entertainment | Vita

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Jonathan Lester
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Deals
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Activision, FPS games, Vita games

Black Ops: Declassified Pre-Order | £31.99 With Voucher Code | Sainsbury's Entertainment | Vita

Sainsbury's Entertainment is touting an excellent voucher code deal for Black Ops: Declassified, which broke cover at Gamescom. The jury is out on whether the portable version will actually deliver a full Call Of Duty experience, but we can tell you that the campaign is designed around short, replayable encounters for on-the-go action, facilitating convenient handheld play. 4 v 4 multiplayer has also been confirmed.

Be sure to use voucher code SEGCON12 at the checkout. All hail spooneron at HotUKDeals, who found this earlier today.

Reality Fighters | £10.00 | Play.com | PS Vita

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Jonathan Lester
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Deals
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Fighting Games, Novarama, Vita games
Reality Fighters | £10.00 | Play.com | PS Vita

There's often a big difference between a great deal and a great game, and here's a fine case in point. Play.com are touting a £10 price for Vita beat'em up Reality Fighters, which trounces the competition by a over fiver. However, despite some strong core mechanics, the horrendous motion controlled camera makes for a near-unplayable experience. Brendan calls this camera a "development embarrassment" in our full review, but does suggest that there's some fun to be found here. Thanks to muckilla at HotUKDeals.

Rayman Origins | £19.95 | Zavvi | Vita

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Carl Phillips
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Deals
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Platform games, Platformers, Ubisoft, Ubisoft Montpellier, Vita games

Rayman Origins | £19.95 | Zavvi | Vita

PC owners had their chance yesterday, but now it’s time to give the early adopters of the Vita a little deal-based joy as well. Zavvi are once again the retailer on hand, providing a saving of £8 over the next best price coming from The Hut and Amazon, as well as bringing the game below the £20 mark.

It has already been said that not many people are buying Rayman’s latest adventure, and it’s a shame that is the case. It’s fun, charming, and provides a challenging experience all at the same time. If you’re looking for a platform game to keep you busy you’ll get your money’s worth from this one. Thanks to greyfox112 @ HUKD!

Vita's Gravity Rush Was Inspired By Crackdown

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Jonathan Lester
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Gravity Rush, Japan Studio, Sony, Vita games

Vita's Gravity Rush Was Inspired By Crackdown

Gravity Rush is set to be one of the Vita's most impressive games, and currently languishes behind an interminable June launch window. We want it now, dammit. To kill some time, director Keiichiro Toyama has spoken out to discuss the origins of his physics-defying platformer... which is apparently inspired by the most unexpected of Xbox 360 exclusives.

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Gravity Rush Officially Dated For June In Europe

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Gravity Rush, Sony, Vita games
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Playstation Vita

Gravity Rush Officially Dated For June In Europe

Gravity Rush is fast becoming one of the PlayStation Vita's most anticipated titles, promising to deliver an entirely unique and unconventional action adventure that flouts physics with merry abandon. Sony has now confirmed that Gravity Rush is headed to Europe on 13th June, both as a digital PS Store download and a physical Game Card release.

We've got a new trailer after the break, along with a Gravity Rush hands-on preview for your eager delectation. June can't come soon enough.

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Rayman Origins | £23.98 | CoolShop | Vita

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Carl Phillips
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Deals
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Platform games, Platformers, Ubisoft, Ubisoft Montpellier, Vita games
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Rayman Origins | Playstation Vita

Rayman Origins | £23.98 | CoolShop | Vita

We are just a few days away from the Playstation Vita’s launch and we’ve got a cracking deal for a game you really should have already played (because it’s good.) CoolShop have reduced the pre-order price for Rayman Origins to just under £24, which provides a saving of a fiver.

It has already been said that not many people are buying Rayman’s latest adventure, and it’s a shame that is the case. It’s fun, entertaining, and provides a challenging experience all at the same time. If you’re looking for a platform game to keep you busy on your new system, you’ll get your money’s worth from this one.

Resistance: Burning Skies Dated For May

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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FPS games, Nihilistic Software, Resistance: Burning Skies, Sony, Vita games

Resistance: Burning Skies Dated For May

Vita's very first proper dual-stick FPS, Resistance: Burning Skies, has been given a 30th May release date. Which, the more observant amongst you will have realised, is a Wednesday. We'd be surprised if it didn't make its UK debut on Friday June 1st, but stranger things have happened.

Cast as fireman-turned-war hero Tom Riley, players will lead a human uprising against the Chimera on the East Coast Of America in a brand new adventure. We'll bring you more details as we hear them.

First Word On Vita Download Prices, MotorStorm RC Only £4.79

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Matt Gardner
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News
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Escape Plan, Hustle Kings, Motorstorm RC, Playstation Vita, PS Vita, Sony, Vita games
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Playstation Vita

First Word On Vita Download Prices, MotorStorm RC Only £4.79

We were all bricking it for this news, but it doesn't look too bad. In the same breath that Sony announce that their first party titles will range from £4.79 up to £39.99, comes solid news of the price points for several of the Playstation Vita's launch titles. And it makes for interesting reading.

Sony announced today that MotorStorm RC will cost £4.79; Escape Plan go for £9.99; and Super Stardust Delta, Top Darts and Hustle Kings will all retail for £6.49.

The Vita releases in Europe and across the pond on February 22nd, with the Wi-Fi version currently retailing for £220-230, and the Wi-Fi 3G model priced at around £260-270.

Brendan has the lowdown on the console hardware, in his Playstation Vita review.