Today's news includes EA's newly announced Mass Effect iOS game, a new trailer for upcoming XBLA title Retro City Rampage, yet another Nintendo 3DS price cut, details on Metal Gear Solid for the Vita, and jeepers creepers -- Minecraft creator Notch wants to make Psychonauts 2?
Today's DTOID episode returns to our normal format of covering the news. Today's news includes EA's newly announced Mass Effect iOS game, a new trailer for upcoming XBLA title Retro City Rampage, yet another Nintendo 3DS price cut, details on Metal Gear Solid for the Vita, and jeepers creepers -- Minecraft creator Notch wants to make Psychonauts 2?
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It was only a matter of time before Mass Effect came to your phone, and here we are now.
http://www.destructoid.com/it-s-not-done-yet-retro-city-rampage-update-on-feb-20-221344.phtmlOh, Brian Provinciano! Pretending like you are so hard at work when you are actually chilling in Cancún, smoking expensive Cuban cigars. How dare you string us along! (Tony Ponce)
http://www.destructoid.com/gamestop-drops-3ds-to-150-as-the-ps-vita-looms-close-221342.phtml The PlayStation Vita is going to hit North American stores officially on February 22, but the 3DS won't let it come out without a challenge. For those making a purchase at GameStop, the glasses-free 3D handheld has been marked down from $169.99 to $149.99 for six days. (Jim Sterling)
http://www.destructoid.com/metal-gear-solid-on-vita-getting-unique-controls-221323.phtmlSo far we know that some additions are coming to the 3DS production of Snake Eater, but what about the Vita version of the MGS:HD Collection? (Chris Carter)
http://www.destructoid.com/schafer-wants-to-make-psychonauts-2-and-so-does-notch-221264.phtml. Perpetual maker of doomed games Tim Schafer has confessed that, no matter how many times he's tried to pitch a sequel to the critically acclaimed Psychonauts, he has never found anybody willing to make it. However, he's still more than keen to get something done, and so is another developer. (Jim Sterling)
Time for a contest! We're giving away a pair of Infinity Blade 2 Astro A30s to one lucky winner, as well as a couple shirts for runners up. Here's what you need to do: send a picture of your in-game character wearing A30s to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday 2/14 at Midnight PST.