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07. Oct, 2014 14:59 (HKT)

WEEKLY SPECIAL: Xblaze: Code Embyro, Bound By Flame, Natural Doctrine + MORE!


Welcome to our Weekly Special! Every week we feature a selection of titles for less so you can play without all the pay! This week the Weekly Special celebrates some PS3 and 360 love - there are still so many great games for last generation!

Following the Weekly Specials tradition, there is no maximum number of purchase. Please bear in mind that you cannot use any further coupons or free shipping with our Weekly Special offers.


XBLAZE: CODE EMBRYO

PlayStation®3 [Visual Novel]

From the creators and publishers of the highly-celebrated BlazBlue series comes a new visual novel set 150 years before the events of the main BlazBlue story. XBlaze Code: Embryo will feature a complex storyline and innovative path selection system, with a number of twists on the formula and a story as captivating and exhilarating as the action in BlazBlue!

Embryo will be a stand-alone story that will feature a colorful cast of characters that players may find themselves familiar with. Story scenes in XBlaze Code: Embryo are more similar to an animated feature, complete with shifting camera angles, dramatic music cues, and all sorts of various tactics to make the story more engrossing and immersive.

Players will be controlling the course of the story via the TOi System, the in-game information-gathering system that will determine how information gathered can determine the player's fate.


XBLAZE Code: EmbryoPlayStation 3US US$ 11.6924h


BOUND BY FLAME

PlayStation®3 Xbox360™ [RPG]

Become the hero forged by valiant deeds or unleash the devil's power waiting to consume your soul! Developed by Spiders and published by Focus Home Interactive, Bound by Flame explores the story of a mercenary enchant by a great demon in flames. Set in a dark and terrifying world where fearsome creatures like liches, ice creatures, and enormous siege beasts maliciously roam the land Bound by Flame allows you to experience one of the latest western RPGs.

The game offers great freedom of action, but every decision or choice corresponds to a consequence. With striking battles that evoke the combat of God of War and change the course of the story, players will surely be busy with epic quests and scenarios. Be cautious though, as some of your allies might turn against you as a result of the choices and actions being made!

As well, the more the use of the demon’s power, the more the demons gain in the player’s soul, development of the demonic influence will be mirrored by the transformation of the hero's body. Can you suppress your inner demon?


Bound by FlamePlayStation 3US US$ 27.991w
Bound by FlameXbox360, KinectUS US$ 24.991w


NAtURAL DOCtRINE

PlayStation®Vita [Strategy RPG]

If you've looked into this game then you'll know that  a ton of different character combos and strategic formations where you will have the opportunity to control large group vs group battles - which is perfect for a SRPG! While Natural Doctrine lets players change the difficulty level at any time, if any of your characters fall in battle it is game over. And you are definitely going to die, a lot. If you are after a game with a huge focus on mechanics, strategic gameplay, and random capital letters -  do yourself a favor and grab the game on deal!

Fans of the genre will notice that the title screenshots and videos evoke comparisons to Valkryia Chronicles and other similar games, sharing many gameplay and UI similarities. Battle takes place on a grided map, but unlike other titles that use a similar system, characters can actually stack on a single grid box thus 'linking' the characters and combining their strengths. Mastering the game requires decent understanding of the various nuances, for example knowing who, where, and when to link your characters and, perhaps more importantly, what your linked characters are capable of are just a few key examples of a single aspect of the game.

There are 5 listed characters, each with their own specialties (they fit fairly well into traditional RPG class roles) but don't assume NAtURAL DOCtRINE has a rigid class system! Any character in your party can be re-specced, changing their skills and strengths to fit a certain situation. Some encounters may need more tanks and mages - but you can always go against the grain with your own strategies, something that has made these types of games really enjoyable. In combat you can change your view between Third Person, Birds Eye (aerial shot of the battlefield), and an 'over the shoulder' view with limited zoom.


Natural DoctrinePlayStation VitaUS US$ 34.9924h


METAL GEAR RISING REVENGEANCE

Xbox360™ [Action]

Metal Gear Solid Rising: Revengeance takes place three years after the Guns of the Patriots story arc, where war is no longer a business for the PMCs - or so the people say. However, rumors of a new Cyborg technology, leaked out of the US, pushes tensions over the edge and causing violence to rip through the fragile peace.

Desperado has taken control of Abhaasia. Raiden's company, Maverick, accepts the job from Russia to take the country back. With renewed armour and enhanced Cyborg additions Raiden is a terror to his enemies.

Metal Gear Rising deploys a different gameplay strategy, removing the focus from stealth to fast paced, fluid, action gameplay. Raiden is well equipped to charge headlong into enemy territory, hacking and slashing to victory.


Metal Gear Rising: RevengeanceXbox360US US$ 19.991-5d


ASSASSIN'S CREED IV: BLACK FLAG

PlayStation®3 [Action / Adventure]

As a Pirate it is your right to rule both land and seas! In the Caribbean, Black Flag allows you to set sail in 1715, the Golden Age of Piracy, and plunder to your heart's content as the pirate captain Edward Kenway. 

Much like the previous installments in the franchise, the mixture of action and history grabs the player, drops a sword and pistol into their hand, and crowns you the Assassin in a strange new world. Sail the seven seas, and engage in massive naval battles for your life and gold. With 50 different locations to explore, each new one will fully immerse the player in a world both inspired and afraid by the piracy of the time. 

The title being based largely at sea means that your ship is just as important as you are, and Ubisoft have opened up the option to customize and upgrade your ship to be your very own war machine. As you explore you will come across hidden treasures, very rare animals to hunt, and even underwater wrecks.


Assassin's Creed IV: Black FlagPlayStation 3US US$ 24.991-5d


KILLER IS DEAD

Xbox360™ [Action Adventure]

Killer is Dead takes on the setting of a futuristic world with an abundance of technological advancements - including lunar tourism and cybernetic enhancements. Play as main character Mondo Zappa, a professional executioner tasked with killing dangerous criminals and assassins around the world. Mondo has a few tricks up his sleeve, including the cybernetic left arm that can be transformed into multiple different weapons! Explore a plethora of side missions in order to gain outfits, weapons, and even access to the raunchy Gigolo mode.

General human strength and ability are enhanced through biomechanical replacement parts and doping at a regular basis within the game. Such advances are arising at a dreadfully fast rate that a new type of criminals has started emerging. A stronger, faster, and even more ruthless category of criminal that needs to be shut down!

Killer is Dead has all the hallmarks of a SUDA 51 game, and can be indentified pretty easily with graphics and visuals being beautifully presented in a fashion reminiscent of a moving comic book. 


Killer is DeadXbox360US sold


BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS

PlayStation®3 [Action Adventure]

Arkham Origins is set several years prior to the two previous Arkham games, allowing the player to assume control over a younger, much rawer, Batman. The story witnesses the key relationships and iconic characters of the Batman franchise being formed and shaped; focusing on the way a young Batman is set on the path to become the Dark Knight that we all know and love. 

A large portion of the core gameplay takes from the previous titles and revolves around Batman's stealth mechanics, detective abilities, and smart use of available gagetry - both in and out of combat. One of the biggest additions to the franchise is a much bigger, open, world that you can explore. Gliding above the city feels just as great as before, this time with more space to do so (including random encounters)!

Batman: Arkham Origins is also the first of the Arkham franchise to feature multiplayer.


Batman: Arkham OriginsPlayStation 3US US$ 19.9924h


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