The Gaming Vault

Nintendo confirms region-locked games for Wii U

So, as with the case of the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo have confirmed that their forthcoming Wii U home console will be region-locked; only allowing you to play games from the same region that you bought your hardware in. Translated from Japanese gaming rag Famitsu – “What can be…

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Mark of the Ninja creeps to Steam this October

PC owners no longer have to feel left out as developer Klei Entertainment has confirmed that their superlative stealth opus, Mark of the Ninja, will sneak onto Steam next month. Hit the jump for more details and an announcement trailer. Confirmed for an October 16th release and a…

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Saint’s Row 3 - The Full Package bursts out to retail Nov. 6th

THQ and Volition’s 2011 release Saint’s Row: The Third, one of my favorite games of last year, is getting a fully loaded re-release on November 6th with the subtitle “The Full Package“. Haha. Package. A dick joke. Awesome. Anyways, this new re-release will feature the…

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Get your hooker murderin’ on in GTA 3 tomorrow on PSN

That’s what everybody did in Grand Theft Auto 3, right? Get your “health” up with a hooker, then beat her up for your money back? I know I’m not the only one. ANYWAYS, after a delay back in late July due to presumably a music licensing issue, the game is set for release…

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Beneath A Steel Sky 2 rises from the ashes; confirmed to be in development

In a blatant case of one of the best things ever, Revolution Software have said that they will be making a sequel to Beneath A Steel Sky despite the fact that the company was over $200,000 short of the Kickstarter funding target that they originally needed. Read more after the break. A sequel…

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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX gets trailer to show off HD polish

After the earlier announcement that Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX is indeed a real thing, Square-Enix has decided to grace us with a debut trailer for the title; its purpose inclined to showcasing the title’s brand new HD veneer. Catch it after the jump. The collection itself contains…

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Surprise! Fire Pro Wrestling with a backstage ambush on XBLA

Remember Fire Pro Wrestling for Xbox Live Aracde? It was announced back in 2010 and was supposed to release in 2011, but was M.I.A. for a good long time. Looks like it snuck in from nowhere with a chair shot to XBLA today as it’s available NOW for 800 Microsoft Points. Fire Pro Wrestling…

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Green Day brings a new song and some oldies to Rock Band on 9/25

Gotta admit it’s been a good Rock Band week for me. Got some Offspring this week and I also finally got a 500/500 on Rock Band Blitz last night. Suck it, Cult of Personality! Anyways, this is about NEXT week’s DLC and if you’re a Green Day fan who doesn’t own Green Day:…

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LaMulana FINALLY arrives on Wii in the 9/20 eShop update!

It’s been a long ass time coming, but La-Mulana has finally made it’s way to WiiWare, proving that Nintendo actually does remember that WiiWare exists every now and again.  Check out all the new content after the jump and be sure to grab your free Pokedex 3D from the 3DS eShop…

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Level-5 would like to adapt Ghibli’s Laputa: Castle In the Sky

Extraordinary talented JRPG developers Level-5 were asked at a pre-TGS group interview about whether or not they would want to work Japanese animation superhouse Studio Ghibli; bearing in mind of course that the two collaborated on the immesurably gorgeous Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White…

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