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Digimon All-Star Rumble Set for November Release

Digimon All-Star Rumble, PS3, Xbox 360, Bandai Namco

Bandai Namco has announced Digimon All-Star Rumble for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. The game is a brawler in the vein of 2002’s Digimon Rumble Arena, although this time up to four players can join the fight.

There will be 12 base characters available to choose from including many “familiar faces” to fans of the series. Including the digivolved forms of each character there will be a total of 32 forms to play as.

The developer promises that the game will be accessible to “players of all skill levels” so it could be the perfect party game for Digimon fans.

The game is due for release on November 11, check out the announcement trailer below.

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Mortal Kombat X Announced with Trailer

Mortal Kombat Logo

Warner Bros has today announced Mortal Kombat X for both current and previous generation platforms. The announcement came via a trailer which features a typically brutal battle between Scorpion and Sub-Zero in an atmospheric forest. The trailer shows the return of X-Ray attacks from the 2011 iteration of the game. Players can also interact with the environment, for example pulling branches off trees to use as weapons.

The official description of the game reads:

Fueled by next-gen technology, Mortal Kombat X combines unparalleled, cinematic presentation with all new gameplay to deliver the most brutal Kombat experience ever. For the first time ever, Mortal Kombat X gives players the ability to choose from multiple variations of each character impacting both strategy and fighting style. And with a new fully-connected gameplay experience, players are launched into a persistent online contest where every fight matters in a global battle for supremacy.

Sounds exciting right? Check out the trailer for yourself below.

A new Mortal Kombat game has been rumoured for a while. A poster for the game surfaced online recently, and earlier today a listing for the game appeared on Amazon UK.

Mortal Kombat X will be released in 2015 on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. More of the game will be shown at E3.

Gamecube Controller Adapter Announced for Wii U

Nintendo Gamecube Controller Adapter, Wii U

Nintendo has announced a new peripheral for the Wii U – the Gamecube controller adapter. The adapter will allow players to plug in up to four Gamecube  controllers into the Wii U. Presumably Nintendo will also be producing new Gamecube controllers if the Super Smash Bros. logo embossed controller shown above is anything to go by.

The revelation of this desirable peripheral came at the end of a new trailer for the Super Smash Bros. invitational event to be held live at E3. This will come as great news to those who prefer the classic control scheme for Nintendo’s fighting series. It also opens up the possibility of Gamecube games coming to Wii U’s Virtual Console.

For more details on the Smash Bros. invitational, to be hosted by Geoff Keighley, check out the video below.