Quick Hits- Revengeance coming to PC, Diablo III expansion gets a release date

mgs risingMetal Gear Rising: Revengeance came out in February for the PS3 and Xbox 360, and has generally been well received by gamers. Konami announced today that PC gamers will be able to dive into Raiden’s adventures on January 9, 2014. The PC version of the game will include three DLC missions (Jetstream, Blade Wolf, and the VR Missions) and customized body upgrades for Raiden, including Cyborg Ninja, White Armor, Commando Armor, Inferno Armor, and Raiden’s body from MGS4. Revengeance will be priced at 29.99 (USD) at its release, but you can preorder the game on Steam’s current Holiday Sale for 33% off, and it will be available for 20% off on Steam up until its release on January 9.

On March 25, 2014, gamers will be able to dive into the first expansion pack for Diablo III. Reaper of Souls will be available for PC and Mac, Blizzard announced today, also saying that it is opening up digital pre-orders on Battle.net, where it will be available for download so players can jump right in on launch day. The digital version of the game has two options for purpose, with one extra available for those who purchase a retail version of the game. The Standard Edition, which is just the game, will go for 39.99(USD). For 59.99 (USD) you can pick up the Digital Deluxe Edition, a special Hound minion, a Treasure Goblin companion pet which you can use in World of Warcraft, three extra character slots, decals and portraits that can be used in Starcraft II, and exclusive recipes for helms and weapons. The retail exclusive version, the Collector’s Edition, will retail for 79.99 (USD) and will contain everything included in the Digital Deluxe Edition, along with a hardback art book, a two disc DVD/Blu-ray that gives you a look behind the scenes of the making of the game, and a Malthael mouse pad.

The expansion will contain a level cap of 70, an additional Act, a Crusader class, and a sandbox-style Adventure mode, among other things. The in game auction house will be shut down and the loot system will get revamped in an update that will be issued prior to Reaper of Souls being released on March 25. PS4 owners will get the expansion bundled with the original game in the Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition, which will be coming sometime in 2014.

Thomas Juretus

Born in 1963. Enjoy videogames, movies, comics- anything that tells a story. Have written three novels (The Zarchler Chronicles Book One: The Cassandra Crisis, Shalgroth The Zarchler Chronicles: Book Two, Madman's War The Zarchler Chronicles: Book Three) all published and available through PublishAmerica. Currently working on my fourth book, a sci-fi/murder mystery.

Thomas Juretus

Born in 1963. Enjoy videogames, movies, comics- anything that tells a story. Have written three novels (The Zarchler Chronicles Book One: The Cassandra Crisis, Shalgroth The Zarchler Chronicles: Book Two, Madman's War The Zarchler Chronicles: Book Three) all published and available through PublishAmerica. Currently working on my fourth book, a sci-fi/murder mystery.

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