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Di-Andra Brown

Tuesday, October 23, 2012    

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ADVENTURE, Physics and Fashion. This week's Games Out feature a wide variety of themes for whatever your gaming needs.

Street Fighter X Tekken

Release date: October 23, 2012

Console: VITA


Finally there is a Street Fighter X Tekken for Playstation VITA. This crossover fighting game is a product of a partnership between Capcom's Street Fighter franchise and Namco's Tekken.

The core game play is similar to that of Street Fighter series, with a heavy emphasis on the tag team element of the game. Two new features of this game are the Pandora mode in which players can relinquish a partner and gain a temporary surge of power and Gem system where players can add up to three gems to their character in order to enhance their abilities and 'stats'.

The game is also available on other consoles such as PS3, XBox 360 and the PC, versions which were released earlier this year.

Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!

Release date: October 23, 2012

Console: 3DS, DS

ESRB: E10+

Also know as Adventure time: The Game, this game is the first video game based on the weird but interesting cartoon network show Adventure Time. In the game Finn and Jake, the main characters, wake up to find their garbage missing.

They soon find out that the Ice King is using it to construct a garbage princess. The two set out on an adventure-filled journey through the land of Ooo to stop the Ice King and teach him a lesson.

The game will have a collector's edition for both DS and 3DS, include a steel-case cover of the Enchiridion (Finn's handbook), a booklet with Pendleton Ward's artwork, a poster of Ooo, and a stylus designed after Finn's sword.

Forza Horizon

Release date: October 23, 2012

Console: X360


Developed principally by Playground Games in association with Turn 10 Studios, Forza Horizon is an open world racing video game for XBox 360. The game will be a part of Turn 10's Forza Motorsport franchise.

Set in Colorado, USA, the game incorporates many different game play aspects from previous Forza Motorsport titles, like the large variety of cars, realistic physics and high definition graphics. The aim is to progress through the game by means of obtaining 'Wristbands' by driving fast, destroying property, winning races and other driving antics.


Release date: October 25, 2012

Console: 3DS


NightSky is a two dimensional physics action-puzzle game that really makes you think. It provides players with challenges that require brain power. The unique challenges are set in picturesque worlds, each of which is broken into different areas in which the player must manoeuvre a crystal sphere by using realistic physics to advance.

Style Savvy: Trendsetters

Release date: October 22, 2012

Console: 3DS


In the Style Savvy video game you are featured as a young fashion mogul starting off in the world of fashion. Your aim is to make your way up in the fashion industry by building your fashion dynasty. You manage your own boutique, which you customise to reflect your personality, and help customers find trendy outfits.



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