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Games: DuckTales, Pricing, Ratchet, Rambo

By Garth Franklin Friday July 12th 2013 10:15AM
Games: DuckTales, Pricing, Ratchet, Rambo

DuckTales: Remastered
Capcom have announced release dates for "DuckTales Remastered", a remastered and high-definition remake of the famed 1989 platform game based on the classic animated series.

Uncle Scrooge, Launchpad, Magica De Spell and all the other characters will be available as a $14.99 downloadable title on PS3, Wii U and PC on August 13th. A PS3 boxed $19.99 retail version (with a collector pin and download code) will hit a week later on August 20th. Finally, the game will hit Xbox Live on September 11th. [Source: Polygon]

PS4/XB1
Major UK games retailer GAME say Electronic Arts is the first company to announce the UK retail pricing of its Xbox One and PS4 games. Gamers in the UK will play £54.99 (USD $83.10) for EA games, that's a full £10 higher than EA's current PS3 & 360 titles.

At present, Amazon US is listing PS4/XB1 titles at $60, but that is still a placeholder price. Australia presently has the most expensive placeholder prices for PS4/XB1 titles, USD $88.50, which is the same price that Aussie gamers pay for new release PS3 & 360 titles. [Source: Web Pro News

Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus
Insomniac Games have announced "Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus" for release on PlayStation 3 later this year. The title will retail at $29.99 and be available on disc and online.

The sixth game in the series for the PS3 is a single-player game that serves as an epilogue to the "Ratchet & Clank Future" trilogy (Tools of Destruction, Quest for Booty, A Crack in Time) and moves away from the two previous multiplayer-focused entries. [Source: Polygon]

Rambo: The Video Game
Reef Entertainment have unveiled the first trailer for "Rambo: The Video Game" which recreates scenes from the first three films. The clip has already come under fire for its clunky graphics, but the promise of extreme violence is tapering the criticism somewhat.

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