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G4TV Gaming News: Nintendo Select, Rocket League, Games with Gold, Rocky Horror

Mar 7, 2016

By John Powell - G4 Canada

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Gaming NewsMario, Zelda, Donkey Kong join Nintendo Selects

Nintendo fans will be saving some coin on March 11th. 

On that day, Wii U games Super Mario 3D World, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Pikmin 3 and NES Remix Pack will be available at a suggested retail price of only $29.99 each.

Nintendo 3DS games Yoshi’s New Island, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D and Mario Party: Island Tour can also be purchased for the same price.

“Whether you just picked up a new Wii U or Nintendo 3DS system over the holiday season or want to expand your ever-growing game collection, Nintendo Selects are a great, affordable option,” said Pierre-Paul Trepanier, Nintendo of Canada’s General Manager and Senior Director. “Not only are these games easier than ever to enjoy, but they also represent some of our highest-quality offerings in recent memory.”

Batmobile to speeding into Rocket League 

Gaming NewsHow catfish, Batman!

Developer and publisher Psyonix is teaming with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to bring the iconic Batmobile to Rocket League.

The Batmobile in Rocket League will be the version used in the upcoming film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Selling for $1.99 on March 8th, the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Car Pack will include the Batmobile itself and Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman Antenna Flags. The DLC will be available for PlayStation4, Xbox One, and Windows PCs.

Games with Gold March titles announced

Gaming NewsWhether you want to solve a mystery or raise your sword and shield, Games with Gold has it all in March.

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment  will be available all of March. As the world’s greatest detective players will encounter challenging puzzles and mysteries.

Lords of the Fallen  will be available from March 16th to April 15th. As Harkyn players will take on a mythical god and his evil forces as they invade the world.

With Xbox 360 and Xbox One backward compatibility, gamers can enjoy Supreme Commander 2 (available March 1st to 15th) and the original Borderlands – from March 16th to 31st.

Rocky Horror getting a game

It will soon be time to do the time warp on your tablet or mobile phone.

Gaming NewsRocket Lolly Games  has announced ‘The Rocky Horror Show Touch Me’ game will launch next year. 

Replicating the experience of die-hard fans who have interacted with the film in movie theatres since the film's release in 1973, the game will put players in the audience and its title will be based on one of the film's most famous songs: ‘Touch-A, Touch-A Touch Me'.

“Rocky is about the outsider to whom we all relate. It’s a story about coming of age and diversity; a welcoming and joyous experience which, as Rocky fans ourselves, it is an absolute pleasure to be entrusted. It’s our hope to show what a small studio can do to expand a brand such special as this into games," said Oscar Clark, director and co-founder of Rocket Lolly Games.

John Powell
Freelance Journalist (Entertainment, Gaming)
Twitter: @POW2112

 
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