EA shows the CE Love for the PS3 at E3

June 29th, 2010 Michael Pica

During EA’s press-conference at E3 this week the not only unveiled some new games but they also announced that both Dead Space 2 and Medal of Honor would be receiving the CE treatment exclusively on the PS3.

Dead Space 2 Limited Edition for the PS3 will include a re-release of the formerly Wii exclusive title Dead Space Extraction. This bonus re-release will feature HD graphics as well as trophy support and will also be compatible with the up-coming Playstation Move controller (you will be able to use a Six-Axis controller as well), and it will feature support for co-op game play. Release date is set for January 25th 2011. It’s not clear if all copies of the PS3’s Dead Space 2 will be the Limited Edition or if it will actually be a limited edition run separate from the regular edition.

Medal of Honor Special Edition for the PS3 will include a re-release of the last generation title Medal of Honor Frontline. Similar to the Dead Space Extraction re-release MoHF will feature HD graphics and trophy support.  Release date is set for October 12th 2010 in North America and October 15th in Europe. Once again, it’s not clear if all copies of the PS3’s MoH will be the Special Edition or if it will be a separate release from a regular edition.

UPDATE (6/29/2010):
Based on the Gamestop listing the “Limited Edition” of Dead Space 2 for the PS3 will be the only version of the game made available. The Same holds true for the listing of the “Special Edition” of Metal of Honor.

Dante’s Inferno Death Edition for Europe

December 14th, 2009 Michael Pica

While North American PS3 collectors will have a shot at the Divine Edition of Dante’s Inferno European collectors will get the very similar Death Edition.

Dante's Inferno Death Edition

Translated from the report on Coolplanet.it:

Visceral Games, Electronic Arts Inc. studio (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today Dante’s Inferno “Death Edition” for PS3 and Xbox 360, which will be available in Europe on February 5. In addition to the game, the special edition of Dante’s Inferno will also include the following bonuses in an exclusive “Death Edition” packaging with lenticular artwork.

  • Exclusive costume for a playable character in-game: Isaac Clarke from Dead Space!
  • Making-of documentary with the game (Italian subtitles)
  • Documentary “Dante in History” (subtitled in English)
  • Soundtrack full game
  • Documentary on the creation of music and audio (Italian subtitles)
  • Digital Artbook edited by visual designer Wayne Barlowe (in English)
  • Over 10 minutes of scenes from the soul “Dante’s Inferno An Animated Epic” (in English)
  • digital reprint of the poem Complete (in English)

Dante's Inferno Death Edition Issac Dead Space Costume

“We are very excited about the Death Edition, because it gives us the opportunity to create something truly unique and special for Europe,” said Jonathan Knight, Executive Producer for Dante’s Inferno. “There’s really a lot of exclusive material within this Special Edition, and the demo coming December 24th on Xbox Live and PSN, players can finally get a taste of what awaits them in the full game out February 5, 2010. ”

The demo ‘Gates of Hell’ will introduce the players in with a creative reworking of Dante’s poem, where Dante’s version of a warrior returning from the crusades back in his native Florence to find his love, Beatrice, cruelly killed and dragged to the soul ‘ Hell by Lucifer. Voted to rescue his beloved, Dante begins the epic journey to the gates of Hell and beyond, along which face monstrous undead, demons, cursed and even death itself. The demo will therefore allow a first glimpse of the vast world of Dante’s Inferno and will be the prelude to the trip a nightmare that will take Dante through the nine group.

In Dante’s Inferno, gamers play the role of Dante himself, as it passes through the nine circles of the damned – the limbo, lust, gluttony, avarice, wrath, heresy, violence, deceit and betrayal. At a speed of 60 frames per second, each group is characterized by unique environments, new creatures, fearsome demons, the only elements of history that have been created to give the maximum dramatic features of each of retribution.

Players will have the opportunity to go to hell from 5 February 2010 for Xbox360, PS3 and PSP. The demo for The Gates of Hell will be available for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 since 24 December.

thanks to Rinsukaze for the tip

Dante’s Inferno Divine Edition Announced

December 10th, 2009 Michael Pica

Kotaku is reporting that the PS3 will receive an exclusive “Divine Edition” release of upcoming Dante’s Inferno game.

Dante's Inferno Devine Edition PS3

The Dante’s Inferno Divine Edition is the version all PlayStation 3 owners will be receiving once the game is released on February 9th, so there’s no need to worry about changing over your preorders or making sure you don’t get a gimped version accidentally. Whether they want it or not, they’re getting it. What are they getting? On top of the game itself, the Divine Edition comes with developer commentaries, a Wayne Barlow digital art book, the game’s soundtrack, and a digital copy of the complete Longfellow translation of Dante Alighieri’s Inferno


The Divine Edition of Dante’s Inferno certainly contains enough additional content to justify jacking the price up another $10, but EA is delivering this treat to PlayStation 3 owners for just $59.99, the same price Xbox 360 owners will pay for their plain vanilla version, barring any forthcoming announcements of special content for Microsoft console owners.

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Rumor: Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 Collector’s Edition Coming.

March 2nd, 2008 Michael Pica

I’ve had 3 separate sources tell me that we can expect a Collector’s Edition for the up coming Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3, due out November 11th this year.

No word on if this package will be available for the PS3, or 360, or both, nor any information on pricing or what it will include, only that it will be available.

I’m sure if this rumor is true we’ll see listing for it shortly.

Battlefield Bad Company gets Gold Edition

February 6th, 2008 Michael Pica

Both Amazon.com and buy.com have listed a Gold Edition of EA Games’ upcoming title Battlefield Bad Company for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 in the NTSC region. No cover art or any other details have been included in the listing.

All we know at this point is that the Gold Edition has an MSRP of $69.99 (USD) and will be released on the same day as the regular version, March 24, 2008.

No word on a PAL region version of this Gold Edition.

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