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MONDAY l PREVIEW l New Horizons (Part 9 of 10) > Super Monkey Ball director Toshihiro Nagoshi is working on a futuristic squad based shooter for SEGA. Sadly, it appears that none of the lead roles in Binary Domain have been reserved for apes. Perhaps by way of compensation, you will be invited to mix it up with scores of rebellious robots on the streets of Tokyo. It won’t be long, however, before you begin to question the morality of your assignment. This is just one of the games addressed in the ninth instalment of New Horizons, our massive preview of original IPs in 2011. READ MORE
TUESDAY l PREVIEW l New Horizons (Part 10 of 10) > TimeShift developer Saber Interactive is working on another first person shooter with a twist. Where its predecessor enabled you to manipulate time, Inversion allows you to harness the power of gravity as you strive to locate and rescue a missing child. If it weren’t for the full scale alien invasion taking place, you’d probably have the job done before lunch. This is just one of the games addressed in the tenth instalment of New Horizons, our massive preview of original IPs in 2011. READ MORE
WEDNESDAY l NEWS l Final Fantasy XIII-2 > Square Enix has surprised the industry by confirming that it is working on Final Fantasy XIII-2, a direct sequel to last year’s critically divisive Final Fantasy XIII. If the solitary screenshot provided along with the press release is any guide, the game will again feature sword wielding heroine Lightning in a key role. READ MORE
THURSDAY l NEWS l nanoBITES 25 > Horror sequel F.E.A.R. 3 has again been delayed. Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive told Destructoid that Day 1 Studios’ highly anticipated first person shooter is now due to arrive on 360 and PS3 in May. This is just one of the stories in this week’s edition of nanoBITES, our ongoing feature devoted to small but important news items. READ MORE
FRIDAY l NEWS l Hamilton’s Great Adventure > Fatshark has unveiled Hamilton’s Great Adventure, a light-hearted puzzle platformer for the PC and unnamed consoles. Our hero will need to overcome giant snakes, marauding snowmen and at least one disgruntled goat in order to win the day. READ MORE