Wednesday Gaming News – 09/10/13

October 9, 2013

    • Destructoid reports that old-school adventure game Gabriel Knight is getting a full remake. The original game in the series, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers, will make its appearance on PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices next year.
    • NHK has reported that Pokémon producer and CEO of the Pokémon company has announced a new game starring Pikachu. However, there is no word on what this game will be as of yet.
    • Tecmo Koei has announced that the latest game in the Ninja Gaiden series, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z will be hitting PC via Steam next year. You can read Adam’s thoughts on Yaiba when he played it at E3 here.
    • In a reversal, indie platformer/cleaning simulator Dustforce will be hitting consoles next year on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.
    • Square Enix is porting Dragon Quest I-VIII to iOS and Android.
    • Ubisoft has detailed the Season Pass for Assassin’s Creed IV, which will launch alongside the game’s release next month. Alongside a host of single-player missions, collectibles and weapons, the Pass will also include access to “Freedom Cry”, a nine mission starring protagonist Edward Kenway’s first mate Adewale story.
    • Mobile favourite Doodle Jump is also making the leap to consoles, with a version of the title coming to Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS. The 3DS version will include an exclusive Adventure mode which has 48 levels, bosses and unique power ups, while the Nintendo DS version will be a more traditional take on the game.
    • Here’s a trailer for the upcoming Strider reboot: