TWIG: Finally, Lollipop Chainsaw is here! (And other stuff.)


End of Nations

Release Date: June 12, 2012

Systems: PC

Think digital RISK. It’s been years since I’ve played RISK. I need to remedy that. Any takers?

EndofNationsPCProduct Features

  • Join allies from around the world to bring down the oppressive Order of Nations, or take on the opposing faction in epic battles of over 50 players, where one Commander can impact the ongoing conflict and every victory matters.
  • Wage War on an Unprecedented Scale – The Order of Nations dominates humanity, confront them in enormous battles like you have never seen before. Fight on your own or cooperatively with up to 50 players.
  • Conquer a Massive Persistent World – Every victory matters as thousands of Commanders battle relentlessly to control a massive persistent world in blood pumping multiplayer combat with up to 50 or more players!
  • Build Your Ultimate Army – Earn and unlock new units, abilities, and super-weapons, and customize your army with unique mods, upgrades, and visual designs.
  • Experience the Premier MMORTS – From the creative minds behind the original Command and Conquer

Product Description

Fight a worldwide war of unprecedented scale in End of Nations, the revoluntionary real-time strategy game from Trion Worlds, End of Nations is a groundbreaking new MMORTS where you fight monumental battles for global control of a massive persistent world.



Pikmin 2

Release Date: June 10, 2012

Systems: Wii

NIntendo, instead of making lots of new games, is redesigning controls on older, popular games. A Gamecube hit, Pikmin 2 gets the treatment this time, and it’s add to the list of $19.99 Select games.

Pikmin2WiiProduct Description

In Pikmin 2, Captain Olimar returns to the planet he was originally stranded on, to collect trinkets for his failing company to sell back at home. Pikmin 2 has updated controls optimized for the Wii console as players help brave Captain Olimar and his assistant, Louie, salvage treasures and return them to their home planet. In addition to the original red, blue and yellow Pikmin from the first game, players can also take command of purple and white Pikmin, creating a wealth of new strategic options.



Gravity Rush

Release Date: June 12, 2012

Systems: PS Vita

Play as amnesiac Kat, and save the floating world of Hekseville. Use the Playstation Vita’s unique control system to take advantage of the unique gravity situations. Hey, Playstation, why do you keep playing on my weakness of Japanese themed games? It’s not fair. Product Description

Gravity Rush is a single player Action-Adventure game with RPG and Platforming game elements that is specifically designed for PlayStation Vita. Utilizing PS Vita specific functionality such as the gyro motion sensor of the PS Vita, highly refined graphics and touch control capabilities, and a rich storyline rendered in a crisp comic/animation-like style, Gravity Rush provides an engrossing 3D experience in which the usual laws of gravity cease to exist. Additional features include: simple shoulder button-based controls for gravity-altering move, varied enemy and boss battles, and beat-em-up combat.


Lollipop Chainsaw

Lollipop Chainsaw

Release Date: June 12, 2012

Systems: PS3, Xbox360

I first saw this on Amazon about a month ago, when I was looking at some other games to add to my wishlist (Catherine… Shutup.) This was suggested to me. I don’t know why, but I found the cover so corny it intrigued me. And hey, I just found out James Gunn is a part of this project, and Tara Strong! I don’t know when I am going to get this game, but I do know I will get it some time in the future. It looks hilarious. Zombie slaying cheerleader, with a chainsaw. Why not? Product Description

Lollipop Chainsaw is a Hack and Slash, single player Action game in which players battle zombies as never before – in the form of the spirited and sexy, chainsaw-wielding cheerleader heroine, Juliet Starling. The game contains an addictive mixture of mature zombie apocalypse gameplay, juxtaposed with the bubbly actions and attitude of the perky teen heroine. Additional features include, upgradable cheerleading abilities and chain saws that both serve in combat, over-the-top zombie rock lord bosses, a storyline full of hooks, and a rockin’ soundtrack.

Manufacturer’s Description

Lollipop Chainsaw is the ‘un-deadly’ story of sweet and killer zombie-hunter Juliet Starling and her quest to uncover the root of a colossal zombie outbreak. With her wickedly awesome chainsaw in hand, Juliet slices, dices and splits her way through hordes of the undead, but soon realizes the horde is only the opening act to a festival of zombie rock lords determined to kill the chainsaw-wielding cheerleader.

Lollipop Chainsaw is being developed by Grasshoper Manufacture, led by celebrated game developer Goichi Suda (aka SUDA 51) and featuring the musical compositions of the renowned Akira Yamaoka. In addition, Hollywood director and writer James Gunn (Super, Slither, Dawn of the Dead, Tromeo and Juliet) has brought his cult humor and edgy storytelling to Lollipop Chainsaw‘s script.

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