Infinity Ward has announced today that they Variety Map Pack for Call of Duty 4 on the Playstation 3 will finally be available for your pleasure next week. On April 24th, you can download the content, in North America for $10, which will give you access to four new multiplayer maps. Europe gets their update on May 1st.
In some good news for U.S. gamers, Namco Bandai has announced that Soul Calibur IV will be hitting our consoles on July 29. Just like the previous versions in the series, there will be several cameos. Online play will also be available.
Nintendo has finally given us, through an official press release, an exact date that we can expect to see Mario Kart Wii here in the US. The game will come, with the Wii Wheel, on April 27th. I know, I know… that’s too long to wait, but you just have to, ok.
The game every Playstation 3 owner has been waiting for, Metal Gear Solid 4, will be coming to North America on June 12th. So if you haven’t beaten the other three yet, you better get started, because times runnin’ out. To be honest, I still need to play MGS3. I own it…I just haven’t played it.
The game that gets a new release date every couple of months is getting another release date. Ubisoft has sent out a press release announcing that the game will now be playable in your Playstation 3 sometime in May. Lets hope that date sticks this time.
Spore has been talked about within the gaming community for a long time now and many people are anxious to get their hands on it. Well, Electronic Arts has given us a release date of September 7th, 2008 for PC, Mac, DS and the mobile phone. Not as good as the expected Spring target, but at least we have a firm date to look forward to. Begin counting down the days. Oh, and here’s a “launch trailer” which doesn’t really explain much.
Today, SCEA officially announced the price and release date for Gran Turismo 5 prologue. The North American ship date will be April 17th and will cost $39.99 on both Blu-ray disc and download via the Playstation Store. The Blu-ray disc will have some added content though, so you might as well pick that one up.
In what will probably be the best news you’ve heard in a long time or will hear for a while, Grand Theft Auto IV now has an official release date of April 29, 2008, as announced by Rockstar Games this morning. This will be a simultaneous release for both the Xbox 360 and the Playstation 3 worldwide. My Thursday has been made.
A Sony representative has confirmed that LittleBigPlanet finally has a release date of sometime in September. I sure wish it could have been sooner than that, but I guess it takes a long time to make a great game.