Aussie Emulation Mash-Up August 26
Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition headlines Sony's PSN Play promotion.
Capcom has unleashed its latest HD remix this week with Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition for Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network Store. Aside from the graphical updates, two of the most exciting additions include competitive online play and the ability for players to upload their fights onto YouTube. Those who preordered the game via Sony's PSN Play program will also be able to unlock Gill straight off the bat, as one of the program's incentives.
The other game to be shared between both XBLA and the PSN Store this week is Crazy Machines: Elements, the second game in the mechanical puzzle series. This latest title boasts more than 200 puzzles for people to wrap their minds around and gets players to solve each level using various pieces of machinery.
If you're looking for another excuse to use your Kinect, then maybe Hole in the Wall is the reason to dust it off. It's based on the TV show of the same name and is pretty basic. It has you twisting your body to fit through odd-shaped holes in a wall--think human Tetris.
As for WiiWare, this week sees the long-awaited release of Aya and the Cubes of Light. Developed by Object Vision Software, Aya and the Cubes of Light follows in the footsteps of Crush, in that it's a 3D platformer that has the player navigating a giant cube, spinning it around, and going upside down. Gravity also plays into it, so timing is important.
For the full list of games being released this week, check out the list below:
Xbox Live Arcade:
Hole in the Wall - 800 Microsoft Points
Crazy Machines: Elements - 800 Microsoft Points
Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition - 1200 Microsoft Points
PlayStation Network Store:
Baseball Stars 2 (NeoGeo) - A$14.95
Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition - A$23.95
Hamilton's Great Adventure trial - Free
Hamilton's Great Adventure - A$15.95
Back Breaker: Vengeance trial - Free
Back Breaker: Vengeance - A$23.95
Crazy Machines: Elements trial- Free
Crazy Machines: Elements - A$15.95
NHL '12 demo - Free
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine demo - Free
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 demo - Free
Aya and the Cubes of Light - 1000 Nintendo Points
Gargoyle's Quest - A$4.50
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