Monday, July 27, 2009

Microsoft Has Released Pictures Of Avatars Wearing Gears Of War Clothes

Microsoft has released pictures of Xbox 360 Avatars wearing Gears Of War 2 Armor and themed clothes. this feature is a part of the upcoming dashboard update, currently set for August 11th. Clothes and more will be able to be bought in a new Avatar store or as prizes in games.

Gears Of War Avatar Clothes.

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Release And Pre-Order Information

Tecmo has released information regarding the USA release of Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2. The game is set for a September 29th Release, With a Japanese and Europe release soon after.
There is a pre-order bonus for those who get it at GameStop. there is a 80 page book featuring a 30 page comic book, mini strategy guide, art gallery and commentary by the Team Ninja's producer, Yosuke Hayashi, and the games lead artists. There will also be an exclusive downloadable costume.

Press Release

TORRANCE, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Jul 27, 2009 The most intense, challenging, action-packed ninja adventure is back and arriving exclusively on the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system this fall. The latest installment in the critically acclaimed series, NINJA GAIDEN® SIGMA 2, will be launching September 29, 2009 in North America, followed by Japan and Europe.

Developed by Tecmo’s own Team NINJA, the NINJA GAIDEN series follows the adventures of super ninja Ryu Hayabusa throughout the world. The series has earned high praise and a loyal following amongst core fans, as well as action gamers alike. Released in July 2007, NINJA GAIDEN SIGMA was the first in the series to land on the PLAYSTATION 3 system. From playability, visual presentation, to sound, the game received excellent scores all around.
NINJA GAIDEN SIGMA 2 takes the series further with the introduction of an all-new Team Missions online co-op mode and Chapter Challenge mode, multiple playable characters, large weapon variety, “Ninja Record” player stat system, a prologue comic with voice-overs and more. Encapsulating these features into one package makes NINJA GAIDEN SIGMA 2 not only the most challenging and addictive action game, but also the most definitive version of the series to date.
A special Collector’s Edition will be available exclusively at GameStop retailers nationwide and Canada. The Collector’s Edition includes an 80-page book featuring:

A 30-page Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 prologue comic written and designed by Team NINJA. The comic is a printed version of the in-game digital comic.

Mini-Strategy Guide: A starter guide covering Ryu, Ayane, Momiji, and Rachel’s weapons, ninpos, Story Mode basics, Team Missions and more

Art Gallery: A peek at various character concept artwork

Commentary from Team NINJA producer Yosuke Hayashi and lead artists

In addition, consumers who pre-order NINJA GAIDEN SIGMA 2 at GameStop will receive an exclusive downloadable costume available through the PlayStation®Network.

As super ninja Ryu Hayabusa, you roam the world and hunt down the Demon Statue that was stolen by the Black Spider Ninja Clan to prevent the resurrection of the evil Archfiend. From Tokyo to New York, follow Ryu as he encounters vicious enemies and acquires an extensive assortment of ninja weaponry along the way.

Game Features
New Playable Characters: Ninja Gaiden’s Rachel, Ayane from the Dead or Alive series and Momiji from Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword appear as sexy new playable characters

Team Missions mode (Co-op): Two players can engage in online co-op play with voice chat in more than 30 different missions. View and record your play through “Ninja Cinema” and share your Cinema and Mission results via PlayStation Network

Chapter Challenge mode: Master your favorite chapter and compete against others for the top Karma points

Ninja Record: View your complete stats for every mode played, number of enemies defeated, drops and throws, combos, rescues, character usage rate and more

Rewards: Over 50 trophies to earn throughout the game and a dozen unlockable costumes. Weapons acquired can be leveled up to strengthen their power and gain new battle techniques.

Visual Diversity: Over 30 unique characters, 17 stages with a variety of environments, and a storyline which unfolds in 70 impressive cut-scenes

Variable AI: Contributing to the increased difficulty level, the gameplay differs each time you appear in a level as enemies engage in a variety of different actions as they assess the current situation

Gameplay Innovation: A finishing blow system can be used in battle to quickly defeat an enemy in one dynamic action

More information on the title is available at
NINJA GAIDEN SIGMA 2 is rated “M” (Mature) by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) and will carry a suggested retail price of US $59.99 (Collector’s Edition US $69.99).

About Tecmo
Tecmo Inc. is a global developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds and digital download content based in Torrance, California. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of TECMO, LTD., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive®, Ninja Gaiden®, Tecmo Bowl® and Fatal Frame® series. On April 1, 2009, TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD was established as a result of the TECMO, LTD. and KOEI Co., Ltd. merger. More information on TECMO can be found at

Ninja Gaiden® Sigma 2 © 2009 Tecmo, LTD. Ninja Gaiden and Tecmo are registered trademarks of Tecmo, LTD. Team NINJA and the Team NINJA logo are trademarks of Tecmo, LTD. “PlayStation,” “PLAYSTATION” and “PS” Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc.

USA Forza 3 Pre-Order Goodies Announced

Micorsoft has annoucned the Pre-Order Goodies that come with Forza 3. there are 10 Free Cars, 1 group of 5 cars are for VIP's, the other 5 were picked, tuned and coloured by Turn 10 Staff. You also get a 2 GB Flash Drive, A Keychain, A 360 Theme, and VIP Access to the Forza 3 Community. A Custom painted Audi R8 V10 will also be avaliable as it is the winner in their community design Competition.
This is only available for purchase at GameStop USA.

Forza 3

(the second disc is not a bonus disc. it is the games installation disc, the first disc is the play disc.)

New Klingon Ship Revealed In Star Trek Online

Cryptic have released information regarding a new Klingon ship for Star trek Online. The Vo'Quv class is " the ultimate weapon for a new Klingon Empire."1
Continuing the games theme of ships being able to be used for multiple things, this ship can carry lots of troops, it can carry alot of cargo, and it can help to re-build a fleet.
The ship can also launch fighters to attack, or use its tractor beam to hold a vessel during an attack, or just use its numerous omnidirectional weapons to do the job.
The vessel will probably be a high end ship and could be fairy numerous in the game as the article says "The KDF is assigning its most decorated captains to Vo'Quv ships, and many admirals and generals have claimed them as flagships."2

Star Trek Online


EA Has Revealed The Full Soundtracks For Madden NFL 10, NBA Live 10, NHL 10, And FIFA 10

For the first time in its history, EA has announced the full soundtracks for 4 of it's upcoming sport franchises, NHL 10, FIFA 10, Madden NFL 10, and NBA Live 10. Madden has big songs from big bands, whilst FIFA 10 features many international tracks, NFL 10 is full of Metal tracks, and NBA 10 has soul tracks. The idea behind giving the games different types of music was to match the type/style of music to the games unique styles, to give the player a unique experience every time.

Press Release/Music Tracks Per Game

Since 2001, the annual Madden NFL soundtrack has become music’s most essential launching pad for such artists as Avenged Sevenfold, Franz Ferdinand, Lupe Fiasco and Fallout Boy. This year, Madden NFL 10 makes the ultimate surprise play with a front-line of classics that includes Black Sabbath, 2Pac, Iron Maiden, Kid Rock, Nirvana, Public Enemy, System Of A Down and Rage Against The Machine; tracks by breakout bands Airbourne, Mastodon, and Killswitch Engage; and an exclusive new song by Cypress Hill.

2Pac - Can't C Me
Airbourne - Heads Are Gonna Roll
Alice In Chains- Them Bones
B.o.B - Created A Monster
Bang Camaro - Revolution
Beastie Boys - Sabotage
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Cypress Hill - Get ‘Em Up
Helmet - Unsung
Iron Maiden - Aces High
Judas Priest - Painkiller
Kid Rock - I Am The Bullgod
Killswitch Engage - Reckoning
Korn - Blind
Mastodon - Divinations
Nas feat. Puff Daddy - Hate Me Now
Nirvana - Breed
Pantera - Walk
Public Enemy - Shut Em Down
Rage Against The Machine - Guerrilla Radio
Set Your Goals - Gaia Bleeds (Make Way for Man)
Slipknot - Duality
System Of A Down - Sugar
The Vanity Plan - Before I Die
Young Dre The Truth - Cheah Beah

Long recognized as the premiere showcase for diverse and innovative new music, NBA LIVE 10 features more than 80% exclusive tracks, including reinvented classics from Afrika Bambaataa, Dead Prez and Snoop Dogg, along with ground-breaking collaborations by indie-rockers Matt & Kim with the legendary De La Soul, and newcomers Mickey Factz & B.o.B. The soundtrack also spotlights never-before-heard songs from Beastie Boys and Wyclef Jean.

88 Keys feat. Colin Munroe - Wake Up Call
Afrika Bambaataa feat. Why G, Mickey Factz &The Fort Knox Five - Zulu! (We Don't Stop Yawl)
B.o.B. - Champion
Beastie Boys - Pop Your Balloon
David Banner GQ - S.P.I.T.
De La Soul - La La La
Dead Prez - Still Bigga Than
Embassy Music Board - Overtime
Grand Puba - Get It
Laza - Crank It Up
Matt & Kim feat. De La Soul - Daylight (Troublemaker Remix)
Matt & Kim - Daylight
Mick Boogie feat. Kidz In The Hall, Donnis & Daytona - Class Of Our Own
Mickey Factz & B.o.B. - Mind Got Blown
Mos Def feat. Talib Kweli - History
Murs feat. Kurupt & Jay Rock - We Ballin'
Pete Rock - When I Need It
Reflection Eternal - Get Lite
Rye Rye feat. Busy Signal - Get Like This
Snoop Dogg - Lodi Dodi (LIVE 10)
Wale feat. Jazmine Sullivan - World Tour
Wyclef Jean feat. Haitian Fresh - Ballin'
Xzibit feat. BJ The Chicago Kid & Poo Bear - Fanatic
Young Dre The Truth & 2Pac feat. BJ The Chicago Kid - All Eyez On Me (The Truth)
Zion I - Go Hard

NHL 10
NHL 10 boasts a crunching line-up of metal, indie-punk and rapcore tracks from both legendary platinum bands – including Megadeth, Scorpions, Green Day and Rancid – and breakthrough new acts such as Cancer Bats and Metalkpretty.

Alexisonfire - Young Cardinals
Cancer Bats - Deathsmarch
CKY - Hellions On Parade
Disco Ensemble - Golden Years
Drangonforce - Heroes Of Our Time
Eagles Of Death Metal - Anything 'Cept The Truth
Earl Greyhound - Oye Vaya
Green Day - Know Your Enemy
Megadeth - Peace Sells
Metalkpretty - Wake Up! Wake Up!
Ministry & Co-Conspirators - Keys To The City (Chicago Blackhawks Theme Song)
MxPx - Kids In America
Nickelback - Burn It To The Ground
Papa Roach - Into The Light
Priestess - Raccoon Eyes
Rancid - The Bravest Kids
Scorpions - Rock You Like A Hurricane
Thousand Foot Krutch - Fire It Up

For the latest edition of the most influential global soundtrack in the world today, EA SPORTS FIFA 10 brings together genre-spanning tracks from 39 different artists representing more than 25 nations, including England, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Mexico, Brazil, Norway, New Zealand, Israel, USA and Nigeria.

Adiam Dymott - Miss You - Sweden
Afrobots - Favela Rock - Brazil
Alex Metric - Head Straight - England
Auletta - Meine Stadt - Germany
Balkan Beat Box feat. Tomer Yosef and Saz - Ramallah-Tel Aviv - Israel
BLK JKS - Lakeside - South Africa
Bomba Estéreo - Fuego - Mexico
The BPA feat. Ashley Beedle - Should I Stay Or Should I Blow - England
Buraka Som Sistema feat. Pongolove - Kalemba (Wegue - Wegue) - Portugal
CasioKids - Fot I Hose - Norway
Children Collide - Skeleton Dance - Australia
Crookers feat. The Very Best, Two Fingers & Marina Gasolina - Birthday Bash - Italy
Cut Off Your Hands - Happy As Can Be - New Zealand
Dananananaykroyd - Black Wax - Scotland
Datarock - Give It Up - Norway
Fabri Fibra - Donna Famosa - Italy
Fidel Nadal - International Love - Argentina
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs - La Luz Del Ritmo - Argentina
Macaco - Hacen Falta Dos - Spain
Major Lazer - Hold The Line - USA
Marcio Local - Soul Do Samba - Brazil
Matt & Kim - Daylight (Troublemaker Remix feat. De La Soul) - USA
Metric - Gold Guns Girls - Canada
Mexican Institute Of Sound - Alocatel - Mexico
Nneka - Kangpe - Nigeria
Passion Pit - Moth's Wings - USA
Peter Bjorn And John - Nothing To Worry About - Sweden
Pint Shot Riot - Not Thinking Straight - England
Playing For Change - War / No More Trouble - WORLD
Rocky Dawuni - Download The Revolution - Ghana
Röyksopp - It's What I Want - Norway
Soshy - Dorothy - France
The Answering Machine - It's Over! It's Over! It's Over! - England
The Enemy UK - Be Somebody - England
The Temper Trap - Science of Fear - Australia
Tommy Sparks - She's Got Me Dancing - England
The Whitest Boy Alive - 1517 - Germany
Wyclef Jean - MVP Kompa - Haiti
Zap Mama - Vibrations - Belgium

EA SPORTS™ is the leading interactive sports software brand in the world, with top-selling titles and franchises including Madden NFL Football, FIFA Soccer,NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, NCAA® Football and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR®.

About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA MobileTM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2009, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.2 billion and had 31 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at
EA, EA SPORTS, EA Mobile and POGO are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. John Madden, NFL, FIFA, NBA, NHL, NCAA, Tiger Woods, and PGA TOUR are trademarks of their respective owners and used with permission. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

UK Box Art For Bayonetta Released By Sega

Sega has released the UK box art for Bayonetta. The box art shows that the BBFC has rated the game as 15.

NBA 10 Screenshots for Xbox 360/Playstation 3

EA has released new screenshots for the upcoming NBA 10 on the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.

NBA 10

FIFA 10 PC Screenshots

EA has released some screenshots for the PC Version of FIFA 10.


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