Daily Games Rundown: November 24th

jmaltz@pnosker.com November 24, 2010 0

In the first full games digest we're producing we've got a ton of information for you including trailers of everything from pinball games to arcade racers and even an announcement about the latest game coming out of Double Fine Studios.

Today Zen studios released first trailer of a game that we’ve been talking a fair bit about over the past week: Marvel Pinball.  The developers have released a look at the Iron Man table: one of the four that you’ll be playing on next year.  The trailer makes pinball look almost exhilarating.


The developers also revealed that by hitting certain combinations of bumpers, you will be able to send Tony Stark into boss battles with famous villains from the series.  Hopefully this is emblematic of some of the depth we’ll see out of Marvel Pinball when it launches before the calendar turns.

[Marvel Pinball]-$TBA

Also announced today was another some new Naughty Bear DLC.  This content , titled Chapter 10, will see gaming’s naughtiest bear facing off against all sorts of vampiric bears.  In addition to the new story content and costumes, Chapter 10 will give players four new multiplayer modes.  These include Left 4 Ted: a survival game mode; this will be partnered with vampire themed deathmatch, survival, and king of the hill modes to round out the DLC suite.


Chapter 10 will run you 800 MSP or $9.99 on the PS3 and can be yours right away.

As one of the standard bearers for unique gaming in the industry, when Double Fine announces a new title it is certainly newsworthy.  Today they have done just that, announcing Stacking, the second game in Double Fine’s partnership in THQ.


In Stacking, a game whose development was led by Jack Lee, players will take control of Charlie, the youngest of a group of Russian stacking dolls.  After being separated from the rest of his family, Charlie must go throughout the world finding the rest of his family and in the process will gain their skills.  Players must use this combination of stacking dolls to find one of the multiple solutions to the game’s puzzles.

The second game in the Double Fine/THQ partnership will be coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 this Spring and looks to be bringing the type of puzzle gaming and humor that made the development studio icons in the gaming community.


With only one week to the release of Nail’d, we can practically smell the arcade racing coming our way.  Deep Silver is also getting ready for the launch of their 4×4 racer, although in their case they have done it by releasing a new trailer for the game which should certainly get your blood flowing.


You can get Nail'd on November 30th on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.

[Nail'd]-$49.99 (Xbox 360), $49.99 (PS3), and $39.99 (PC)


Kung Fu Live gave gamers a twofer of info today, doling out both a release date and a trailer for the upcoming full body combat game.  First, take a look at the trailer in order to get a taste of the action comic feel the EyeToy game is looking to bring to your PS3, warning, hilarity does ensue.


You can start kicking butt in front of your camera this December 7th if you’re in America or December 8th if you’re European.

[Kung Fu Live]-$14.99


As has become the tradition, Harmonix announced the next set of tracks that will be available for download for Rock Band 3 gamers.  This week, players will be getting a substantial dose of Lynrd Skynard as well as a song from 38 Special and Bad Company each.  The full song list is


  • 38 Special- "Hold On Loosely"
  • Bad Company – “Can’t Get Enough”
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Saturday Night Special”
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Sweet Home Alabama (Live)”
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Tuesday’s Gone”
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd – “What’s Your Name?”

All songs will be available in North America on November 30th and in Europe December 1st.  They will run you 160 MSP, $1.99, or 200 Wii points for the Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii if you purchase them individually or 560 MSP, $6.99 or 700 Wii Points as Lynyrd Skynrd pack 01.  All will come standard with regular guitar, bass, pro/regular keys, and vocal harmonies.  Should you want to play pro guitar/bass that is also available on all songs except "Tuesday's Gone" for an extra 80 MSP/$.99/100 Wii points.


Finally, we've got a flythrough of Gotham City, one of the most iconic locations in all of comic book lore, as rendered in DC Universe Online for you.


DCUO will be coming out in early 2011 on both the PS3 and PC.

[DC Universe Online]-$59.99 (PS3), $49.99 (PC), $92.99 (PC Collector's Edition)

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