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Classic EA Titles On GOG.Com

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GOG.com announced on the official site, obtaining digital distribution rights to over 25 classic Electronic Arts titles, four of them – Wing Commander: Privateer, Dungeon Keeper and the Last Underworld / Underworld last two are already available for purchase.

Thus, in the coming months will be available games like Crusader: No Remorse, Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri or Magic Carpet.

Unfortunately, the Syndicate and System Shock series are not part of this first agreement, representatives GOG.com explaining that the evidence could not be included because of legal problems, but that further efforts are added to the catalog of digital distribution service .

Press Release :

In a ground-breaking, earthshaking, and jaw-dropping deal we’ve managed to sign with EA and will be releasing more than 25 legendary classics from the globally renowned publisher. With today’s announcement three widely known and much awaited brands get the revival treatment from GOG.com: Wing Commander: Privateer, Dungeon Keeper and Ultima Underworld 1+2.

We will be adding more than 25 titles from EA over the next few months, so the games will be unveiled gradually, but we can already reveal that the next upcoming titles from this huge deal are: Crusader: No remorse, Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri and Magic Carpet.

While the agreement between Electronic Arts and GOG.com brings back many acclaimed and well known franchises, it doesn’t include the much anticipated System Shock or Syndicate series at this time. After releasing the first six Electronic Arts classics, we will take a break from the concentrated awesome until later in the summer.

Age of Empires Online Released On August 16

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Microsoft announced that Age of Empires Online will be officially released on August 16 and will initially include two civilizations – Greek and Egyptian – players being able to enjoy free over 40 hours of play co-op and PvP.

For those who want more content on the official site will be available at extra cost premium package  that will contain civilizations and new gameplay modes.

 

Press Release :

Age of Empires Online – the next chapter in the best-selling Age of Empires PC game franchise – will be available worldwide August 16th, 2011 in retail stores and online at www.ageofempiresonline.com. With its launch, the game will feature two of the greatest ancient civilizations – the Greeks and Egyptians – and offer more than 40 hours of gameplay for free!

And that’s just where the experience starts! As players grow their empires and look for new adventures, Age of Empires Online delivers the opportunity to buy new Premium Content Packs – everything from entirely new civilizations to Booster Packs with new game modes and more. It’s the biggest Age of Empires game ever.

What’s more, Age of Empires Online adds new social interaction, customization, and MMORPG gameplay in an evolving and persistent world. Play co-operatively or competitively, craft and trade items, and level up by completing quests – all for free! Plus, Age of Empires Online still offers all the classic RTS gameplay, empowering players to build mighty empires, manage resources, earn rewards, and battle their way into rich new worlds full of lively villagers, epic warriors, and historically-themed architecture.

 



Starcraft II: Heart Of The Swarm – Gameplay Trailer

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Last week Blizzard announced the second expansion for Starcraft II, RTS released last summer and one of the best games of the year.
Starcraft II: Heart Of The Swarm, expansion dedicated to the Zerg race , doesn`t have an exact launch date, but we expect to occur in the course of 2012.

Carmageddon Reincarnation Released Next Year

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The new independent project from Stainless Games is called Carmageddon: Reincarnation and will released in 2012.

After this news is official that the Stainless bought from Square Enix the franchise rights. The first two titles Carmageddon and Carmageddon 2: Now Carpocalypse were developed by Square Enix.

The game is still in a incipit stage , and the release will come only in digital format, where you can download it directly into the computer / personal console. Developed platforms for which will be available were not revealed yet!

“Carmageddon: Reincarnation will feature the same black humor and comic violence that made the original game a success.

All the laughs, the crazy power-ups, and extreme destruction will return.  ” said Stainless co-founder.