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[Giveaway] Frozen Synapse Prime

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Ceidz had a lot of fun with Frozen Synapse Prime, thanks to its easy to understand gameplay but hard to master core mehanics.

Double Eleven has provided us with US and EU Vita codes for Frozen Synapse Prime so that you can take a shot at winning a copy!

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[Vita Review] Frozen Synapse Prime

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Take on the role of Tactics, leading a small rebel faction to overthrow a powerful corporation
controlling the city of Markov Geist. Control an elite strike team of futuristic soldiers; from
shotgunners and snipers, to grenadiers and machine-gunners in the ultimate turn-based strategy
game. Plot paths and issue orders to your units, test your plans and predict your opponent in each
turn. Combat plays out on procedural, 3D, destructible and customizable battlefields.
– Rich single player campaign with 40+ challenging missions.
– Asynchronous online multiplayer allows players to battle multiple opponents
simultaneously around the world.
– In addition to classic deathmatch, games involve protecting VIPs, rescuing hostages,
infiltrating and controlling bases, or collecting items to score points.
– Global leaderboards showcase gamer ranks, and the Replay Theatre saves the world’s
top matches including your own to enjoy later.

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E3 2012: LittleBigPlanet Karting and LBP Vita Trailers

I know, some of you think that LBP Karting is putting ModNation Racers on the backburner, but honestly, is that really a bad thing? As much creativity as you could put into ModNation Racers, it didn’t have the type of tools that the LittleBigPlanet series of games had. If you watch the E3 trailer for this, you’ll see how open the creation suite is for this karting game as well. If you’re into those types of racing games, I think you’re really in for a treat with this one. If the creativity of the user base in the platforming titles is anything to go by, I expect to see some ridiculous, over the top, and cool, tracks, karts, and weapons created by people. Remember those relentless shark levels in the first and second LBP? Imagine firing one of those things and watching it chase down that sack creature directly ahead of you. Also, preorders receive the Kevin Butler with Executive Golf Cart DLC for free!

As for LBP Vita, the game takes place in the world of Carnivalia. Of course, there will be Vita-specific tools and controls, which is an awesome way to utilize them. Not only that, but the game looks great. Almost like the original LBP. Level design seems inventive as always and, again, the user generated content will result in some top notch levels. Be sure to check the E3 trailer for that as well.

Also, something that is overlooked, but important in its own right, you’ll be able to do some cross platform play on LBP2 with the Vita and PS3 with the Cross Controller DLC. You can design levels on the PS3 and then switch to the Vita to use platform-specific tools. Even play the levels with one player on a Vita and others on the PS3. Check this out for an article describing an excellent example. Sound familiar?

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