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Soldner-X: Himmelssturmer coming to PSN this October!

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307w ago - Eastasiasoft today announced further release details of their upcoming video game Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer (URL: http://www.soldner-x.com) for the PS3.

The PS3 version contains lots of additional new features not found in the original 2007 PC version release, including audio and visual improvements, updated game play, trophies support and much more.

Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer is anticipated to be released on the PLAYSTATION Network in North America in October 2008, with other territories expected to follow shortly after.

From the Press Release: Set in the distant future, the game is a fast and furious shoot 'em up with state-of-the-art graphics, driving soundtrack and classic fun gameplay sprinkled with fresh innovations. In the storyline, planet Earth's resistance aims to stop a deadly infection consuming both life forms and technology alike, oddly having to rely on an antihero mercenary and bounty hunter to pilot a mighty prototype star fighter. His goal: To fight his way to the virus' origin, save civilization and earn cash to boot!

New features:

- Visual improvements including y-scrolling, new background animations, newly added effects and more
- Contains new enemies, including newly crafted standard foes and...
 

Dead Space Release Date Bumped Up, Arrives on October 14

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307w ago - Originally scheduled to ship on October 21, EA has just announced that they're pushing up Dead Space's release date.

The sci-fi horror title will now ship October 14 on the Xbox 360 and PS3, a full week before the original date. (The PC version will still ship on the 21 - sorry PC gamers.)

This marks the second time Dead Space's release has been pushed forward, as the game was first slated to release on Halloween.

One of the most anticipated games of the year, Dead Space takes place aboard an immense mining ship, the USG Ishimura. It has come into contact with alien life in a distance star system, and when communications with earth are suddenly cut off, engineer Isaac Clarke is sent to repair them. Obviously, things don't go as planned and he finds himself thrust into the middle of a living nightmare, fighting to survive.

Press Release: Dead Space Set to Ship Early - Oct. 14, 2008

Get Your Halloween Treat Earlier This Year! Originally scheduled to ship on October 21st, the award-winning action/adventure game, Dead Space will ship for the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 on October 14, 2008 giving players a full 17 days before Halloween to step out into space for the fright of their lives. The development team at EA Redwood Shores is getting into the Halloween spirit...
 

BioShock PS3 Hits the US on October 21st, Globally October 24th

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309w ago - Publisher 2K Games has sent word that the long-awaited PS3 edition of its critically-acclaimed first-person shooter BioShock will hit North American store shelves on October 21, with a worldwide release following three days later on the 24th.

To quote: "We are proud to introduce 2K Games' showcase title, BioShock, to an entirely new audience," said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K.

"With the addition of the new Add-On Game Content we are able to extend the award-winning adventure while maintaining the perfect harmony that millions of players around the world have fallen in love with."

As revealed over the past couple months, BioShock on PS3 will feature trophy support, along with an all-new Survivor difficulty mode and additional game content in the form of Challenge Rooms.
 

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation Release on October 14th

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311w ago - Following word of a delay into October, the SOCOM team confirmed today that Confrontation will simultaneously debut on the PlayStation Network and retail shelves come October 14.

The retail package will be available in two flavors, one with the license PS3 Bluetooth headset peripheral included and one without.

To quote: $59.99 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation (Bundle Version)

Includes SOCOM Confrontation, a newly designed Bluetooth Headset for the PLAYSTATION3 system and exclusive Behind the Scenes videos.

$39.99 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation (Stand Alone Version)

For all of the people who want SOCOM: Confrontation on a disc. Does not include the headset or the Behind the Scenes videos.

$39.99 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation on the PlayStation Network

SOCOM Confrontation downloadable from the PSN without ever leaving you couch. Does not include the headset or the Behind the Scenes videos.

No word on a European launch date yet, however Sony said that it is aiming for a simultaneous world-wide release.
 

LittleBigPlanet Hits Japan on October 30, 2008

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312w ago - Sony has confirmed that Media Molecule's ambitious world creation platformer LittleBigPlanet will hit Japanese store shelves on October 30, exclusively on PlayStation 3.

A firm launch date for other territories has yet to be officially announced, aside from a vague fall release window.

However, considering that the developer is European based, it wouldn't be unreasonable to expect a release in both Europe and the U.S. around the same date.

To quote, roughly translated from French: "Announced for October in Europe and the USA, but without specific day, LittleBigPlanet has reached its official date for Japan: October 30, 2008, priced at 5,980 yen (36 &euro."
 
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