Say Hello to a Downloadable El Presidente – Tropico 4 Now Available on Games on Demand

Kalypso Media announce that Tropico 4, the beloved empire building game that mixes humour, wit and strategy, is now available on the Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network Games On Demand platform for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Priced at £24.99 or 2960 Microsoft Points, Tropico 4 offers an incredible value for fans of El Presidente and his city building adventures.

Mike Tyson returns to the ring – in WWE ’13

THQ announced the return of the incomparable Mike Tyson to the ring – virtually – in WWE ’13, the revolutionary next installment in the WWE flagship videogame franchise. Often touted as the “baddest man on the planet,” the boxing legend and former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world will be available as an exclusive playable character for consumers who pre-order the videogame at any participating retailer in the United States or Canada for the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3.

EA SPORTS and NHL.com Announce Claude Giroux as Fan-Selected EA SPORTS NHL 13 Cover Athlete

EA and NHL.com announced that Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux has been selected by fans as the EA SPORTS NHL 13 cover athlete. Giroux beat Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne in the final of the first ever EA SPORTS NHL Cover Vote campaign by less than a one percent margin, in what was the closest matchup of the entire campaign. NHL 13 will be available onSeptember 11, 2012 inNorth America andSeptember 14, 2012 inEurope.

Lace up your trainers! Deep Silver releases new trailer for Summer Stars 2012

Deep Silver and 49Games released a new trailer for Summer Stars 2012, a sports game for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft (compatible with Kinect for Xbox 360), PlayStation 3 with PlayStation Move support, and Wii. The video allows sports enthusiasts to get to know the variety of summer challenges the game has to offer and gives a taste of the thrilling atmosphere at the different venues around the world. Summer Stars 2012 is available now.

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters now available for PS3, coming to Xbox 360 and PC next week

This week, the tight level design and vertical gameplay of Battlefield 3: Close Quarters comes to the PS3, followed by its release next week on Xbox 360 and PC. Creating a highly competitive and deadly environment, Close Quarters is a themed expansion packs that features enhanced destruction, letting players riddle the environment with bullets to reduce entire locales to rubble. Everything from furniture to plaster can be shot to pieces, and players can see the result of the mayhem as rubble and debris pile up on the floor around them.