WiiWare and XBLA versions to be released later this year
Oh jeez, oh man, it's finally happening. Retro City Rampage now has an official release date, and it's so soon that there's no way it can be delayed any further. October 9 is the date, next Tuesday for the calendar impaired like myself. The catch, however, is that the game will only be releasing on PS3, Vita and PC initially, and the XBLA and WiiWare releases will have to be delayed.
It's well known that Microsoft and Nintendo have higher expectations for licensing downloadable titles on their platforms. It's likely Brian Provinciano from Vblank was trying to work things out for a same-date release on all platforms, judging by the delays, or maybe even an initial exclusivity deal. That looks like it hasn't panned out, but it does mean some platforms will get the game very soon.
Retro City Rampage is a top-down, open-world action game that has more references to retro games than any one nerd should be able to remember. It's comes to PC, PS3 and Vita starting October 9, plus PS3 and Vita only require one purchase -- it's cross-play. Expect a launch trailer leading into the game's release. Oh yeah, it's made almost entirely by one guy, developed across more than 7 or 8 years, and only costs $14.99. Lend your support if you can, rampagersgonna rampage.
Did I mention how epic Retro City Rampage's soundtrack is? Really epic. Like, totally epic. I'm all aflutter.
Thread Recap (last 10 posts from newest to oldest)
Nov 07, 12 at 3:15am
We need an XBLA release date!!
Oct 06, 12 at 6:02am
Excitement level is rising!
Oct 06, 12 at 1:15am
wow look at all the details on this one! i hope my Sony turbographiX station 3000 home entertainment computer will be able to run this beast.
any word on postal ordering yet? are they gonna send out floppies or those new compact discs i heard so much about?
Oct 06, 12 at 12:02am
WOO! Finally. I've been waiting for this little game since it was first announced. Though it is very strange that the actual release date is so close to the announcement of the release date. Ah well, it's a nice surpirse!
Oct 05, 12 at 7:43pm
Never heard of it....
Oct 05, 12 at 4:33pm
You weren't kidding, that soundtrack is freaking awesome!
Oct 05, 12 at 3:19pm
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