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SUNDAY JUST ANNOUNCED Game 4 > The team responsible for Alien Hominid, Castle Crashers and the more recent BattleBlock Theatre has unveiled (though curiously enough declined to name) its latest project. Best known for its quirky character action games, The Behemoth has surprised its fans by announcing a turn based strategy title. For the moment at least, the project is known as Game 4. READ MORE
MONDAY TEST TUBE Ultra Street Fighter IV > It seems like a long time ago that Street Fighter IV was originally released to praise from reviewers and fighting game fans alike. Ever since its release, it’s proven to be one of the most popular games at EVO each year. The latest edition, Ultra Street Fighter IV, is available as both a standalone product and a paid title update for some previous versions of the game. So what else could this game possibly add at this point that would warrant another upgrade? READ MORE
TUESDAY NEWS Atari resurrects classic horror titles > The name Atari has made something of a resurgence of late, mainly through mobile games, but in an attempt to move back into the console world, the current owner of the brand has decided to revisit not one but two of Atari’s old horror properties. The first is Alone in the Dark and shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone over the age of 25. READ MORE
WEDNESDAY NEWS Sunset Overdrive extras inbound > Microsoft has outlined its plans for what will almost certainly be one of the most significant third party exclusives released for the Xbox One this year. According to the official Xbox Wire, a forthcoming season pass for Insomniac Games’ stylish third person shooter Sunset Overdrive will provide players with “even more explosive action and mutant-infested mayhem”. This will come as a relief to those of us quietly fearing a mayhem shortfall in the latter months 2014. READ MORE
THURSDAY JUST ANNOUNCED Assassins Creed: Birth of a New World – The American Saga Collection > Publisher Ubisoft has announced the impending release of yet another Assassin’s Creed collection, following on from the Heritage and Legacy collections previously available. Lengthily titled Assassins Creed: Birth of a New World – The American Saga Collection, this particular compilation focuses on entries in the series set in and around the Americas and will feature Assassins Creed III, Assassins Creed Liberation HD and Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag. READ MORE
FRIDAY NEWS Resident Evil goes episodic > Capcom is poised to roll the dice on an episodic release schedule for the recently announced Resident Evil: Revelations 2. The new survival horror campaign will be broken up into four segments to be issued on a weekly basis. Players will be able to purchase each episode as it comes out or opt for a season pass at a slight discount. READ MORE