For all Xbox 360 users, Halo: Reach is coming out with a new multiplayer map pack in March. The map pack is called Defiant and will cost 800 Microsoft points in their marketplace. The map pack contains 3 new maps, and all the maps are completely different. Here’s a description of the maps from Bungie: “The battle for the planet Reach continues with the Defiant Map Pack! Fight competitively on Condemned, a mangled communications hub high above the planet, and Highlands, a Spartan training facility nestled in the mountains of Reach, or engage the Covenant directly on Unearthed, defending the entrance to a key titanium mine in the first Firefight DLC ever” Click here to see the trailer for the map pack.
For comic book fan boys, Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds came out on February 15 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game was made and published by Capcom. Capcom again has perfected this epic match-up, from Spider-Man going against Ryu (Street Fighter series) to Captain America fighting against Dante from the Devil May Cry series. The game features fascinating comic book graphics that look pretty cool. The gamer can pick from 38 different fighters. For more information about Marvel vs. Capcom 3, visit Marvel vs. Capcom 3.com.
IGN interviewed Rocksteady’s game director, Sefton Hill. Mr. Hill said in the interview that Batman: Arkham City will be for single-player only. They are adding a new character in the franchise named Hugo Strange. They also are going to add a familiar face, Catwoman. Mr. Hill said throughout the interview that they want to bring back the same feel from Arkham Asylum. Batman: Arkham City is coming out on September 30, 2011 and will be available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. For the full interview, visit IGN.
Last week, EA sports launch a demo for Fight Night Champion. The demo features single player and multiplayer. In single player, you can pick from 4 different boxers, 2 heavyweight boxers, which are Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson and 2 lightweight boxers which are Manny Paquiao and Miguel Cotto. For the online player, only 2 heavyweight boxers are available to use. The online head-to-head matchups will end on the 17th of February. Fight Night Champion has revamped fighting controls by introducing ‘Full Spectrum Control’ in which you can throw punches by moving the right analog stick in a certain direction. In the full version of the game, the new game modes are Champion mode and the improved Legacy Career mode. The game has a new engine, and the punches and knockouts look amazing visually. Fight Night Champion will come out on March 4th for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. For more information on Fight Night Champion, go to www.ea.com/fight–night