Saturday, September 22, 2012

Megabits of News: Weekly Roundup (w/e 22 Sept)

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Patience is a virtue for PC Gamers
It looks like PC gamers will have a little waiting to do before they find out when Resident Evil 6 will hit their machines. Capcom has said it will be some time before details of release dates are announced. PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 fans will see Resident Evil 6 arrive in October. Via VG24/7.

Slimmer, sexier... cheaper?
A new slimmer PS3 has been announced to try bolster unit sales, and now Sony has released pricing information for the redesigned console. A non-bundled version of the slimmer 250GB model (in black), which is 50% smaller than original PS3, will be available $249. The 500GB model will launch for $299 on 30 October. Via Joystiq.

October launch date for PlayStation Mobile 
Playstation fans who own mobile (smart) phones have much to cheer about. The PlayStation Mobile Store will go live on 3 October, and according to reports, will launch with over 30 games set for tablet and smartphone formats in Japan, the US and Europe. Via CVG.

Konami confirms US Zone of the Enders Collection 
Inter-planetary mech action is back, now better looking than ever - Zone of the Enders HD Collection will be out on in the US on 30 October, Konami has announced. The collection includes re-mastered HD versions of the PS2’s Zone of the Enders and its sequel Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner. If that isn’t enough to entice gamers to buy, the collection will also include a demo of Metal Gear Rising Revengeance. So far no release date has been set for the UK. Via CVG.

Mac owners now able to explore Guild Wars 2 world
Publisher NCsoft has announced a Mac version of massively multiplayer online role-playing game Guild Wars 2 is now available to buy. To put differences aside, Mac players can log on to existing servers and play with PC owners. Game on cyber explorers. Via MCV.