Daily Gaming News – 20/3/2013

March 20, 2013

Nearly the weekend, dear readers. But for now, have a dose of daily gaming news.
  • NEWS: Hotline Miami, two of our staff members’ picks for 2012’s Game of the Year, is finally playable on Mac. The game can be bought via Steam and in case you haven’t figured it out, we here at Rocket Chainsaw really, really like it.
  • NEWS: Also available on Steam, Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network is DLC for the controversial Aliens: Colonial Marines. The DLC, titled Bug Hunt, is a new mode that sees up to four players fighting xenomorphs across three different maps. If you invested money in the season pass, you’ll get it for free, but for everyone else, it’ll cost you around USD$15.
  • NEWS: Siliconera reports that Shadows of the Damned director Massimo Guarini has formed a partnership with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Guarini’s new studio, Ovosonico will be working alongside SCEE on a new IP.
  • NEWS: Need more to play on your Wii U? Amazon has listed Deus Ex Human Revolution: Director’s Cut, which looks to be released in May in the USA. No word on a PAL release yet, but it’s pretty safe to say that we’ll be seeing it over here too.
  • NEWS: Much like its brethren, Final Fantasy V is set to be released on smartphones. An article on FF Reunion indicates that the game will be released on iOS and Android on March 28 for the price of 1,800 yen.
  • NEWS: FF Reunion has also reported on a rumour that the long-awaited remaster of Final Fantasy Xwill be bundled with Final Fantasy X-2. Word has it that the games will be available for both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.
  • VIDEO: To cap all the talk of Japanese RPGs off, here’s a trailer for the upcoming Shin Megami Tensei IV.

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