This is a natural 20 of arcade goodness.
Former arcade rats and fans of old school beat ‘em ups have something special to look forward to in the near future. Capcom is slated to unveil ports of their Dungeons & Dragons arcade games for PSN and XBLA at the upcoming PAX East. The two side scrollers were somewhat of a rarity in arcades, most likely due to the immense popularity of the fighting game genre, leading to arcades doubling down on those types of games at the expense of others. Now, though, players who missed out will finally have a chance to play these lost gems.
Capcom addresses the backlash regarding their DLC strategy.
Capcom has been under some heat lately due to their usage of on-disc DLC with some of their games, such as Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Street Fighter X Tekken. Capcom is listening, and has recently made a statement on their Ask Capcom forums.
Never laugh at live dragons.
The Elder Scrolls series is rightly famous for defining what an open world game should be, and Skyrim can arguably be considered the most worthy in the lineage. As the title suggests, the game takes place in Tamriel’s northern most province, a rocky and inhospitable land that is home to the Viking-like Nords. The assassination of the High King of Skyrim has precipitated the next prophecy found in the Elder Scrolls foretelling the return of dragons and the destruction of the land unless a destined champion can fight them off. Guess who you play as?
A beginners guide to the realm of Skyrim.
Skyrim is shaping up to be one of the bigger blockbuster titles this holiday season. For many it will be the first time they’ve delved into a series so rich with history. Jumping in at this point can be a daunting task, but you don’t have to march into the breach without being prepared, as we’ve created the PixlBit Skyrim Primer – a beginner’s guide of sorts that should help to inform the neophyte Elder Scrolls player on what to expect.
The arcade classic is being recreated in 3D, with a slew of new features and updates.
Some games just get better with 3D, or at least that's what Korean developer, Barunson Interactive hopes. The team has announced that they are currently developing a 3D update of Double Dragon II: The Revenge, for Xbox Live Arcade, known now as Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons.