MotorStorm RC Announced

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I have yet to purchase a single MotorStorm game despite their appealing demos. I’m not sure why either. Perhaps it has something to do with price and the lack of perceived value? Who knows?

There’s a new MotorStorm game coming for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. I’m not going to kid myself and say that I’ll be picking MotorStorm RC up, but if I were to pick it up, here are two reasons why: I have a Vita and want to support great value ideas.

If I picked up the game for the PlayStation 3, I also get the PlayStation Vita version. That sounds like a great idea if both versions cost roughly the same individually.

I imagine the PlayStation 3 version will be $59.99 while the PlayStation Vita version will be $39.99 by itself. So who in their right mind wouldn’t get the $59.99 version?

FYI: Game Delays & Cancellations From Japan

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Yakuza: Of the End delayed indefinitely (via AndriaSang)

  • Zombie themed Yakuza game set in a ruined depiction of Tokyo
  • Sega cited delays due to “various circumstances”
  • Nagoshi (creator) said it was delayed due to the post-earthquake state of Japan
Disaster Report 4 cancelled (via: AndriaSang)
  • Disaster theme game was bound for the PlayStation 3
  • Game started out with a major earthquake hitting a city
Japanese release of MotorStorm: Apocalypse delayed (via: AndriaSang)
  • Disaster themed racer exclusive to the PlayStation 3 delayed
Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XIV service suspended (via AndriaSang)
  • Both Square-Enix MMORPGs placed on hold to conserve power for at least a week
Metal Gear Online service suspended (via AndriaSang)
  • Service suspended indefinitely to conserve power

Marvel vs Capcom 3 DLC characters delayed (via Siliconera)

  • Jill Valentine and Shuma Gorath DLC characters were delayed in Japan only

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Checkpoint: October 2009 Gaming Edition


First week of October is here so let’s take a look at this month’s noteworthy gaming line-up.

Week of Oct. 6

  • Demon’s Souls (PS3)
    • A seemingly tough JRPG with a western aesthetic. I’m intrigued by it and would love to play it, but it’s an incredibly crowded month.
  • NBA Live 10 (360, PS3, PSP)
    • Surprisingly, my brother isn’t picking up an NBA game this season.
  • Wii Fit Plus
    • It’s a nice replacement for new comers, but is it worth picking up for current owners? My mom says no.
  • Afrika (PS3)
    • An African safari simulator. I’d love to try this out.
  • MotorStorm: Arctic Edge (PSP, PS2)
    • It’s MotorStorm for the PSP and PS2. Intrigued, but that’s about it.
  • Critter Crunch (PSN)
    • It came out on iPhone already and if it wasn’t for the attractive price tag of $6.99, I wouldn’t have given this a second look. But here we are.

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FYI Tues. – RE5 X360 Bundle, New PSP & PS3 Titles Confirmed

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Red Xbox 360 Resident Evil Limited Edition Console Official

limited_edition_console_res5Remember that Resident Evil 5 Red Xbox 360 bundle that was rumored awhile ago? Well, it looks like ArsTechnica’s source came through once again. Capcom and Microsoft announced the new bundle earlier today and the specifications for it were pretty damn accurate as well:

  • Red Xbox 360 Elite w/ 120 GB HDD
  • Red Controller
  • Resident Evil 5
  • Coupon Code for SSF2T:HDR
  • HD AV & HDMI Cables

All of the above for $399.99 USD.

Press release of said Xbox 360 below:

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