HyTek Quickies – 12/16/09
Quicky Titles for Wednesday, December 16th: Mega Man 10 Not Wii Exclusive, Assassin’s Creed 2 DLC detailed, Fallen Earth Launches Free Trial & First Night Content, Mortal Online Release Delayed Until January, New iPhone Muppets Drumming Game, and Battlefield Heroes Reaches 3 Million Users.
Mega Man 10 Not Wii Exclusive
Capcom confirmed that upcoming Mega Man 10 will be coming to the PS3, Xbox 360 as well as the Wii. The plot involves a mysterious infectious disease that turns robots insane and makes them destroy cities. The game is due out Spring 2010.
Assassin’s Creed II DLC Detailed
Two upcoming DLC for Assassin’s Creed II has been announced including ‘The Battle of Forli’ ($3.99) which will be available the end of January, and ‘Bonfire of the Vanities'($4.99) due out in February.
Fallen Earth Launches Free Trial, First Night Content
Remember post-apocalyptic MMORPG, Fallen Earth? They are launching free 10-day trials and 20% discounts on the game (bringing it to $39.99) as they launch their special festive ‘First Night’ holiday content.
Mortal Online Release Delayed Until January
Little known Mortal Online, the sandbox MMORPG, will be delayed from an original December 2009 release to a January 2010 release. The delay is to “polish up” core elements of the game. The game is currently available in Beta form.
New iPhone Muppets’ Animal Drumming Game
A new iPhone game allows players to play as Animal from the Muppets in a drumming game. Players can play through classic mode, or import their own tunes in free play mode; players can save your performance so Animal can reproduce it. Available at the iTunes Store for $1.99.
Battlefield Heroes Reaches 3 Million Users
Battlefield Heroes is a free-to-play shooter game. According to Ben Cousins, the Battlefield Heroes team’s general manager, tossed out some impressive figures: “Battlefield Heroes continues to grow fast with well over 50,000 new players joining us every week. Our players have already logged in over 1,300 years worth of game time and nearly 300 million kills over 150 million five-minute game rounds. The vast majority of our players play for free, but if they want to customize their character or enhance their game with weapon upgrades or widgets then there is a cool item for them in our store.” To celebrate devs are releasing a new map, ‘Sunset Showdown’.