Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Sqaure Enix - Final Fantasy XIV

Square Enix have released information regarding Final Fantasy XIV. it's set for a Simultaneous release on PC and PS3 in German, French, English and Japanese.

Press Release

LOS ANGELES (June 2, 2009) — Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix), announced that FINAL FANTASY XIV, an all new massively-multiplayer role-playing game (MMORPG), is planned for simultaneous global release with language support in Japanese, English, French and German.

Adventure begins anew in the vast realm of Eorzea!

More information on FINAL FANTASY XIV can be found at


PLAYSTATION®3 & Windows®

*Details on required PC specifications to be announced at a later date

Japanese, English, German, French (simultaneous release)




RP (Rating Pending)

© SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.

Development Staff

Hiromichi Tanaka (FINAL FANTASY I, II, III, XI)

Nobuaki Komoto (FINAL FANTASY IX, XI)

Art Director:
Akihiko Yoshida (Vagrant Story®, FINAL FANTASY XII)

Nobuo Uematsu of SMILE PLEASE (FINAL FANTASY series)

About Square Enix Co., Ltd. and Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, develops, publishes and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Asia, North America and Europe. Square Enix brings two of Japan's best-selling franchises — FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 85 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 47 million units worldwide — under one roof. Square Enix is one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world and continues to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation.

Square Enix, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. with offices in Los Angeles, California. It handles operations in North America, including development, localization, marketing and publishing of Square Enix titles. More information on Square Enix can be found on the Internet at

Sony - PixleJunk Monsters Delux Screenshots and Facts

Sony have released screenshots and facts for the PSP game Pixlejunk Monsters Deluxe.

Fact Sheet

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

Developer: Q-Games Ltd.

Platform: PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®Network

Genre: Action Strategy

Rating: RP for Rating Pending

Target Release: Fall 2009


Creators of the award-winning PixelJunk series for PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) system and PlayStation®Network (PSN) brings one of the industry’s most popular and addictive tower defense games to the PSP system with the newest addition to the PixelJunk series, PixelJunk™ Monsters Deluxe. Inspired by the popular and addictive “tower defense” genre, PixelJunk™ Monsters Deluxe brings not only all the content from the original PS3 PSN version to the world of the handheld, but as an added bonus, PixelJunk™ Monsters Deluxe will also feature PixelJunk™ Monsters Encore as well.

In PixelJunk™ Monsters Deluxe, the player controls a defender-of-the-forest character in a lush 2D environment. The player’s goal is to strategically defend the pathway to his homebase from an onslaught of various threatening monsters. In between waves of monster attacks, the player scrambles to reinforce his defenses by collecting gold coins and jewels from fallen enemies to finance new towers and research deadlier weapons.

The game features a new island with more than 10 stages, new enemies, music tracks and special bonus features. With two new unique towers available, players can enjoy all the original Monster stages with fresh new gameplay.


Visual Appeal on the PSP system – PixelJunk™ Monsters Deluxe features a unique hand-drawn art style -- the same great visual quality as seen on the PS3 system.

Content Galore – Includes the original PuxelJunk™ Monsters and PixelJunk™ Monsters Encore is included in the package as an add-on bonus for PixelJunk fans!

New Towers and Enemies – The PSP version includes two new towers, a brand new enemy and special boss. Mixing these new elements, original stages can be played again with a fresh feel.

Medal Challenge – With the Medal Challenge feature, players get rewarded with medals as they play. Medals won through playing can be used to unlock bonus content such as videos, artwork and more.

Co-Op Play – Co-op play available with two PSP systems locally and online via Adhoc & Infrastructure modes**.

New Music – Features brand new tracks composed by Kyoto, Japan’s Otograph. Combined with the original score, the PSP version includes more than 20 tracks.

Sony - White Knight Chronilces

Sony have released screenshots for White Knight Chronicles as well as a fact sheet.

Fact Sheet

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

Developer: Level-5 Inc.


Genre: Role-Playing Game (RPG)

Launch Date: TBD

Rating: “RP” for “Rating Pending”


From the developers of the critically acclaimed Dark Cloud series and Rogue Galaxy, Level-5 once again delivers an unparalleled role-playing game experience with the introduction of the first true Role-Playing Game (RPG) on PS3, White Knight Chronicles. With its highly anticipated North American release, White Knight Chronicles provides RPG fans with visually stunning backdrops, a unique battle system, and robust online gameplay rooted in an epic adventure.

Throughout the game players will have the opportunity to explore the massive world of

White Knight Chronicles, experiencing a medieval-like fantasy where the hero is able to engage in combat as the larger-than-life White Knight. Players will be able to custom create their own avatar and enter in a deep single player campaign or join a real-time online multiplayer quest with up to four others. Six different characters will be available to control in the game, each colorfully brought to life within highly detailed environments. In addition to the compelling storyline, gamers will have access to dozens of online quests, and create custom weapons and items.


White Knight Chronicles is an epic fantasy tale about two kingdoms in midst of a longstanding war. The King of Balandor, wishing to put an end to the war, invites the duke of Faria to his castle to celebrate his daughter's coming of age. But this celebration is sabotaged by the Magi, a rogue sect seeking to steal the White Knight, an ancient weapon of war sealed beneath Balandor castle, in order to take over the world. During the ensuing chaos, a young man named Leonard accidentally unlocks the power of the White Knight as he attempts to save the princess. With this power, Leonard manages to fend off the Magi attack, but not before they escape with the princess.

With the kingdoms in chaos, Leonard is entrusted with the mission to find the Magi and rescue the princess. With the help of his trusted companions, they travel throughout Balandor and beyond on a quest to save the princess before the Magi unlock the other knights. The journey is fraught with danger, with Magi warriors at every turn, mythical beasts and monsters to battle, and forbidden powers revealed. As Leonard learns more about the power of the Knight, he realizes that unsealing all of them could trigger a calamity that could end the world.

  • White Knight Transformation – During battle players can transform into the giant White Knight, gaining the ability to challenge large enemies as well as troops of soldiers throughout the adventure.

  • Fully Customizable Avatar – Using a wide array of sliders and customization options, players will be able to create a unique character in White Knight Chronicles and this avatar will join the adventure in single player mode as well as online.

  • Combo Battle System – Engage in an easily accessible, active turn-based battle system that caters to players of all levels. Execute straightforward attacks or utilize the fully customizable combo system to allow players to combine attacks for maximum damage.

  • True Online RPG on PS3 – Experience the first true RPG action game on PS3 that incorporates a variety of online gameplay elements.

  • Environments – Players will traverse through 13 stages as well as visit up to six towns/villages to visit and purchase items at shops or interact with NPCs. Stages include lush fields, open desert, vast wastelands, tunnels, and ruins.

  • Multiple Playable Characters Six playable characters are available, with up to three controllable characters on the screen at the same time.

  • Ability to Build Special Weapons and Items – Combine different weapons and items to create a huge variety of weapons.

  • Quests – Dozens of unique online side quests are available for players gain special items along with unique weapons and armor.

  • Crystal Camera – Players are provided with a camera called the Crystal Camera and take pictures throughout the journey. Pictures can be set on the top of their GeoNet page.

  • GeoNet Players have the ability to write their own blogs and communicate with other players.

Sony - Invizimals Screenshots and Facts

Sony Have Released screenshots and fact sheet for Invizimals, a game shown in trailers at the Sony Press Conference but never talked about.

Fact Sheet

Platform: PSP® (PlayStation®Portable)

Genre: Family

Rating: “RP” for “Rating Pending”

Players: Single-player and two-player online


Invizimals allows players to interact with their environment, using the PSP™ Camera to look for invisible creatures that lurk around every corner. Using the PSP on-screen sensor, players can track down the mysterious Invizimals and lay down magical traps to capture as many of them as possible.

Use the Invizimals to face off in exciting battles using magic and special moves to defeat opponents. Players will teach their Invizimals to learn new attacks and evolve into bigger, stronger, creatures. Indulge in a single player game of magical discovery or enjoy multiplayer action online. Players can also trade Invizimals online with friends and build up a unique collection of amazing creatures.


  • Use the PSP™ Camera to hunt down invisible animals and capture them

  • Pit the Invizimals against each other or enjoy multiplayer fights with friends

  • Learn new attacks, power up, and evolve your Invizimals

  • Trade Invizimals and magical items with friends ad hoc or online

Sony - Fat Princess: Fistfull Of Cake Screenshots and Facts

Sony have released screenshots for the PSP version of Fat Princess, Fat Princess: Fistfull Of Cake.

Fact Sheet

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America

Developer: SuperVillain Studios

Platform: PSP®(PlayStation®Portable) system

Genre: Team Arcade Action

Players: 1-8 Players

Rating: “RP” for Rating Pending


Sound the trumpets: the highly-anticipated PlayStation®Network title Fat Princess is bringing its comical medieval fun to PSP®(PlayStation®Portable), and with a host of added features. Franticly-paced and strategic, Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake pits two hordes of players against each other in comic medieval battle royale on PSP. The player’s goal is to rescue a beloved princess from the enemy castle. There is a catch, though; the adversary has been feeding her magical cake to make her heavier to carry. Therefore, it will take much of the army working together to carry her across the battlefield.

Team balance and strategy is crucial in Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake, as players can switch between five different character classes literally at the drop of a hat. The name of the game is cooperation, whether it is flinging another player over the enemy’s walls with a teeterboard, healing him while he charges into battle, or adding muscle to carry the hearty princess to safety.

The comical, quirky and loveable cast of characters in Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake has been developed specifically for optimization on PSP. Now players can have their cake, and take it on the go, too.


Six New Levels for PSP Plus All of the OriginalsFat Princess: Fistful of Cake adds six new battlefields to the franchise, including environments like Forest, Canyon and Volcano.

Online Multiplayer – Go head-to-head with up to 8 players (4 vs. 4) via Ad Hoc (nearby) or Infrastructure (Internet connection) Mode.

Extended Single Player Campaign – Play through the extended Story Mode chapters on the go to learn the dramatic tale of the beloved fat princesses.

New Multiplayer Game Modes – New for Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake, select from four additional game multiplayer game modes, including Grim Ripper, Dilapidated, Demolition and Jailbreak.

Five Character Classes – Change your character class at any time merely by swapping hats: Worker, Warrior, Ranger, Mage and Priest.

Resources & Upgrades – Work together to collect resources to upgrade your weapons and castle defenses.

Customizable Avatars – Create your own personal avatar before you charge into battle. Unlock new customization options during gameplay.

Sony - Gravity Crash Screenshots and Information

Sony Have released Screenshots and Artwork for Gravity Crash, a PSN game, as well as facts about it.

Fact Sheet

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

Developer: Just Add Water

Platform: PLAYSTATION®3 system via PLAYSTATION®Network

Genre: Arcade

Players: 1 - 4

Rating: “RP” for Rating Pending


Exclusive to the PLAYSTATION®3 system and available for download only on PLAYSTATION®Network, Gravity Crash combines vintage arcade shooter gameplay with striking HD vector graphics running in 1080p at 60 frames per second. In Gravity Crash, developed by Just Add Water, the player pilots a small craft. Mastering the flight mechanics to combat the perpetual gravitational pull is the key to success. Armed with an arsenal of main and special weapons, a rechargeable shield and a carefully watched fuel gauge, players battle gravity and inertia through 37 planets that each feature environmental dangers, enemies and other obstacles. Along the way, players will encounter volcanic eruptions, winding caverns and bodies of water in their pursuit to complete their mission.

Additionally, Gravity Crash is the first Arcade Shooter on PSN to offer a Level Editor. Players can design their own planet fraught with danger, from narrow, twisting tunnels to deadly enemies. Then, they can publish and share it for others on the PlayStation Network to download and enjoy. New content publishing on PSN guarantees fresh and exciting new levels every time a player turns on Gravity Crash.

With “old school” arcade gameplay and glossed and colorful HD vector visuals, Gravity Crash offers a sense of 1980s arcade nostalgia while delivering the latest in visuals exclusively on PS3.


Classic Arcade Gameplay on PS3 – With fast, fun and precise arcade controls, Gravity Crash brings back twitch-based gameplay where a steady hand is just as important for success as precision aim with the weapon.

Level Editor – The first arcade shooter title to feature a Level Editor on PlayStation Network, players can create their own planets to play and then upload for others to enjoy.

User-Generated Content – The user generated content shared in Gravity Crash will keep this arcade world fresh and alive so that every mission is new and fun experience.


Single Player and Multiplayer Modes – Players can explore the 37 planets on their own, or they can bring along some friends with fun multiplayer modes, including local split-screen.

HD vector graphics – Players will enjoy the advanced special effects in Gravity Crash, including heat haze, refraction, light blurs and more.

Thirty Planets to Explore – Each planet presents a different objective and obstacles to keep the arcade action fresh and to keep the player on their toes.

Trophy Support Gravity Crash supports a host of fun and challenging trophies to collect along the way.

Sony - Eye Pet Screens and Features

Sony Have released loads of screenshots for Eye Pet on the Playstation 3.

Fact Sheet

Platform: PLAYSTATION®3 system

Genre: Family

Rating: “RP” for “Rating Pending”

Peripheral: PlayStation® Eye


Experience the first virtual pet who doesn’t just live on screen, he lives in the living-room. Using the PlayStation® Eye camera, EyePet will interact with users and the environment to deliver entertainment and fun for the whole family. With EyePet players will learn to care for their new pet, including teaching, feeding, and playing with them. Additionally, players can compete in daily challenges to make their EyePet more intelligent and agile, and to earn special rewards.


  • EyePet Reacts to Every Move and Command – Place an object in front of the camera and EyePet will interact with it. Tickle EyePet by waving your fingers in front of the camera and he will laugh. Poke him, and he will jump. Roll a ball and EyePet will chase after it.

  • Customize Your EyePet – With over 250 unique collectibles you can customize your pet’s look by styling his fur, changing his clothes, and giving him new toys.

  • Graphics and Animation That Only the PS3 Can Deliver – EyePet features Pixar-like fur technology and facial expressions. Watch EyePet change as he evolves over time.

  • Create and Share With Friends – Draw new toys and watch EyePet interact with them as they spring to life on-screen.

New Zero Punctuation: Bionic Commando

Bionic Commando is up for review this week, and just when you think he's found something he likes about the all changes.

UK E3 PSN Update 03/06/09

The UK PSN has got a ton of trailer for games, some of which have not been shown at Sony's E3 press conference.

  • Buzz Quiz World

  • Eyepet Trailer

  • Fat Princess Traiker

  • Gravity Crash Trailer

  • Heavy Rain Trailer

  • Hustle Kings

  • Numblast

  • PixleJunk Shooter

  • Ratcht & Clank: a Crack In Time

  • Replay

  • Vidzone

  • Army Of Two The 40th Day

  • Battlefield 1943 Wake Island trailer

  • Battlefield Bad Compnay 2 Squad Story

  • Brutal Legen story trailer

  • Dantes inferno Announcement trailer

  • Dragon Age Wardens Vengence Trailer

  • Front Mission Evovled

  • Nier

  • Batman Arkham Asylum: Play as Joker Trailer

  • SOCOM Fireteam Bravo 3

  • PixleJunk Monsters Deluxe

  • Motorstorm Artic Edge

  • Little Big Planet PSP

  • Gran Toursimo PSP