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The Ratchet & Clank Trilogy release date confirmed

You may recall that The Ratchet & Clank Trilogy: Classics HD was delayed last month. Originally the title was scheduled for release in Europe on May 16, and then retailers listed it for June 7 (which has come and gone) – but now it the Playstation Blog has announced the official dates for the HD collection’s PAL release.

The Ratchet & Clank Trilogy: Classics HD – which bundles the PS2 classics Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank 2: Locked & Loaded and Ratchet & Clank 3: Up Your Arsenal, will be available across Europe on June 27, in Australia and New Zealand on June 28 and in the UK and Ireland on June 29.

Check out the new launch trailer above.


Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD works its way onto XBLA and PSN in June

Tony Hawk, via Twitter, has revealed that Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD will release in June.

Rather than a HD port/remake of the classic PlayStation game Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD is an amalgamation of select levels from the original game and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2.

The title will be landing on both Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.


The Legend of Dragoon coming to PSN

Shu Yoshida, President of SCE Worldwide Studios, has today announced that the much-loved RPG The Legend of Dragoon will be available May 1 as a PSone Classic on the US PlayStation Store.

The Legend of Dragoon was developed and published by Sony Computer Entertainment, and released in 2000 for North America and 2001 for Europe.

This turn-based RPG sees players take the role of Dart, the spiky-haired protagonist, as he embarks on a heroic journey to save his childhood friend and protect the world. The title has nine playable characters and eight Dragoon Spirits which transform characters into a more powerful form – a Dragoon.


Rockstar inflicting Max Payne on your mobile device in April

Rockstar has announced that Max Payne Mobile, an optimised port of Remedy’s neo-noir classic Max Payne for mobile devices, will be hitting iOS on April 12. Android owners will see the title two weeks later, on April 26.

Max Payne Mobile will feature some degree of control customisation, high-resolution textures, HD graphics, and connectivity to the Rockstar Games Social Club.


Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II has a release date(s)

Sega has announced that Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II will be available on PSN and XBLA on May 15 and May 16 respectively.

We will also see the title hit both PC and iOS devices in May, Android devices in June and finally Windows Phone in July.

Episode Metal was also revealed. Exclusive content for owners of both Episode I and Episode II, Episode Metal see Metal Sonic playable in four exclusive stages.