AU Wrap Up February 4-8

What Aussie gaming news went down this week? We round up the happenings in one handy post, presented in glorious chronological format!

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AU Shippin' Out February 4-8: Dead Space 3
Dead Space 3 hit Aussie shelves this week with its newly introduced cooperative play; players are able to choose to face the Necromorphs with a friend. The game is available on the 360, PS3 and PC. Check Shippin’ Out for a full list of games out this week.

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Aussie launch event details
Australian fans looking forward to the release of real-time strategy game Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm will have a chance to participate in the official launch event and pick up their pre-order at midnight. To get more details on what's happening, read the full article.

Two new PlayStation 3 colours announced for Australia
Sony Entertainment Australia has revealed two new colour schemes for the PlayStation 3 console; "Azurite Blue" and "Garnet Red". The 500GB consoles will be available for a limited time. For additional details and pricing, check out the article.

Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut confirmed for April release in Australia
Access Games' horror action adventure title Deadly Premonition will be receiving a rework in the form of Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut. Slated for release in April this year, it will mark the first time the game makes it way to Australian shores. For more on the history of Deadly Premonition’s lack of Aussie release, read the full story.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Aussie release date confirmed
Action adventure title Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate will be getting an Australian release on March 9 this year. The 3DS exclusive game is being brought to Aussie gamers by Nintendo Australia in partnership with Konami Digital Entertainment GmBH. More details can be found in the full article.

God of War: Ascension pulled from Qld shelves - Report
PlayStation-exclusive action game God of War: Ascension will be unavailable due to lack of a R18+ rating in the state of Queensland. Retailers were allegedly instructed to remove promotional material and refuse pre-orders. More information available inside.

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