Gamer Update: 'Minecraft,' 'Lost Planet 3,' and 'Arkham Origins' | STACK Gamer

Gamer Update: 'Minecraft,' 'Lost Planet 3,' and 'Arkham Origins'

April 19, 2013 | Shay Mathews

Must See Entertainment and Style Videos

Get the latest on some of your favorite video game franchises in today's STACK Gamer Update.

Minecraft Now Debuting on Xbox 360 in June

Initially slated to reach the Xbox 360 at the end of this month, Minecraft has been delayed until June. Larry Hryb, director of programming for Xbox Live, revealed the news via Twitter.

It appears the delay will not affect other countries. Mojang is still contemplating expanding the game to PlayStation 3. In somewhat related news, Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson was recently chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

FROM AROUND THE WEB

Lost Planet 3 Pushed Back to August

A month after announcing Lost Planet 3's June release date, Capcom has pushed the release date out two more months. The game will now reach gamers on Aug. 27 in North America and Aug. 30 throughout Europe.

Lost Planet 3, a prequel to the two previous installments, will tell the story of utility rig pilot Jim Peyton harvesting Thermal Energy on E.D.N II to scrape together enough money to return home. He'll have to contend with wild creatures, rough weather and impure motives from within his organization.

New Batman: Arkham Origins Game Announced

Warner Bros has announced plans to release another installment in their Batman: Arkham franchise later this year for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U. Batman: Arkham Origins will be a prequel to the games already published in the series. Gamers will have the opportunity to play young Batman as he battles some of Gotham's most infamous villains for the first time. The title will be released on Oct. 25.

It's worth noting that Rocksteady Studios will not be involved this time around. Warner Bros has opted to work with an internal team instead. Check out this article for more information and a trailer.

Photo: technobuffalo.com

Topics: NEWS
More Cool Stuff You'll Like

Game Trailer: RPG 'Lords of the Fallen'

Predicting the Impact of DeMarco Murray's Hand Injury

'Madden NFL 15' Trailer Features Kevin Hart, Dave Franco

Clint Dempsey, Lionel Messi Earn Cover of EA Sports' 'FIFA 15'

Gaming Update: PS4, 'Persona 5,' 'Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel'

TRAILERS: 'Madden NFL 15' Showcases New Mode, Better Defense

The 14 Most Beastly Plays of 2014

Watch the New Teaser Trailer for 'Rise of the Tomb Raider'

WATCH: New 'Assassin's Creed Rogue' Gameplay Trailer

Rumored Samsung and Oculus VR Headset Coming This Year

New Wii U 'The Legend of Zelda' Footage Unveiled

'Killer Instinct' Season 2 Announced

Discover How Top NFL Rookies Earned Their Ratings in 'Madden 15'

Gaming Update: PS Plus, 'Plants vs. Zombies,' 'Quantum Break'

Cliff Bleszinski Behind New FTP Arena Shooter 'BlueStreak'

Nike Basketball Officially Unveils the Nike Kyrie 1

'Assassin's Creed Unity' Release Date Pushed Back

'Sleeping Dogs' Sequel 'Triad Wars' Coming in 2015

Gaming Update: 'Watch Dogs,' 'Gears of War,' 'State of Decay'

WATCH: Co-op Mode Unveiled for 'Assassin's Creed Unity'

Watch the New 'Resident Evil Revelations 2' Trailer

The 5 Foods That Will Rule 2015

'Mortal Kombat X' Gets a Release Date

WATCH: Gearbox's Newest Shooter, 'Battleborn'

Watch the New Gameplay Trailer for 'Mortal Kombat X'

'Project CARS' Arriving in November; Wii U Version Delayed

'Halo 5: Guardians' Coming in Fall 2015

Win a Limited Edition 'Madden NFL 15' Xbox One Bundle From STACK

'Battlefield: Hardline' Is Cops and Robbers 2.0 (Trailer)

Introducing the Football You Can Throw 100+ Yards

Watch the Stunning New 'Uncharted 4' Trailer

'Battlefield Hardline' Release Date Gets Pushed Back

Guess Who Kevin Durant Plays As in 'NBA 2K15'

Nike Basketball Releases 2014 Christmas Collection