Monday, August 17, 2009

Shadow Complex Launch Trailer

Microsoft has released this new trailer for Shadow Complex. it shows nearly every aspect to gameplay, from fighting, to bosses, to the different environments and more.

Lips Number One Hits Releasing October 20th In USA And October 23rd In Europe.

Microsoft have announced that Lips Number One Hits is coming out in N.America on October 20th. The Europe release is October 23rd, whilst the Asian, Australian and New Zealand Release is November 26th.
The game has 40 tracks on it and features Avatar Integration. you can unlock Avatar Awards, and play as your Avatars.
There Will be downloadable content for the game every week Via Xbox Live and the games Sing Main Menu.

Press Release

Start warming up your vocal cords for the performance of your life, as “Lips: Number One Hits” is ready to hit the stage this fall with exciting new features sure to get any party jumping. The newest game in the Xbox 360 exclusive franchise takes fun to a whole new level, letting players jump into the game with Avatar integration and unlockable Avatar Awards for you to show off to all your friends online.

With 40 songs on-disc from Coldplay, Sugababes, Lady Gaga and more, plus an additional five song pack of your choice to download for free from Xbox LIVE, “Lips: Number One Hits” will let everyone find the perfect song to let loose to. Just in time for get-togethers this holiday season, the game will debut in North America on Oct. 20 and across Europe on Oct. 23. Fans in Asia, Australia and New Zealand can warm up their singing voices for a launch on Nov. 26.

At launch, “Lips: Number One Hits” will offer new and improved singing features to increase the fun, including:

New Gameplay Challenges
· Scoring: Be a superstar singer and build up your combo meter when you nail those notes. Consistency and accuracy will be essential to achieving top billing in score and rank. The longer you can sing perfectly for continued periods, the higher your score will be.

· Leaderboard Rankings: New in-game rankings mean you can literally see how much you’re rocking out during a song, with the active Leaderboard feature that ranks you as you sing. When you’re nailing your performance, you’ll see your ranking fly up and know when you need to push it over the edge to reach the top.

· Prize Cups: You and your friends can share in the glory by winning Bronze, Silver, Gold and Diamond prize cups.

Getting Into the Game
· Timed Play: Your Xbox LIVE Avatars will jump into the on-screen video when the time is right to show you how to use your Xbox 360 Wireless Microphone’s motion-sensing technology to perform a song-specific gesture, such as clapping your hands or strumming an air guitar. You also use the light-up mics to shake, clap and kick it up a notch for timed percussion segments while you sing.

Styling It Up with Your Avatar
· Unlockable Accessories: Deck out your Avatar with fun, new accessories through the Dashboard Avatar editor and show off those duds in the game and to your friends on Xbox LIVE. Unlock “Lips”-exclusive accessories by singing your way to them. Your Avatar will now also guide you through the “Lips” timed gestures in-game, so your virtual alter ego is sure to be the hit of the party!

To keep those singing sessions fresh, “Lips: Number One Hits” will soon let singers purchase Game Add-on songs releasing each week on Xbox LIVE via the Sing main menu, where you can see and sort your entire “Lips” music collection. The new Hot Tracks feature will also let you preview downloadable songs, along with their original music videos. “Lips: Number One Hits” makes it even easier to see and find your favorite music so you can jump immediately into your songs.

“Lips: Number One Hits” is the latest game in the “Lips” singing franchise from Xbox 360 and iNiS. It features 40 global chart-topping songs on-disc, including Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Sugababes, Scissor Sisters, Lily Allen, and the option to download an additional pack of five songs through Xbox LIVE. “Lips: Number One Hits” and the original “Lips” game combine to create the ultimate singing party, with more songs to keep the fun rocking all night long.

“Lips,” combined with the power of Xbox LIVE and the Xbox 360 Wireless Microphones, which are compatible with other hit music games, make Xbox 360 the premier destination for music game fans everywhere. More information on “Lips” is available at

New Nintendo Wii Screenshots Of Drawn To Life: The Next Chapter

THQ have released new screenshots for the Nintendo Wii version of Drawn To life: The Next Chapter. the screenshots show the player creating their own character and then using them in the game.

Drawn To Life: The Next Chapter

Spore Hero And Spore Hero Arena Are Set For A UK Release Of October 9th.

Following today's release of screenshots and trailers for the Nintendo DS's Spore Hero Arena and Nintendo Wii's Spore Hero, EA have announced that both games are currently set for a UK release of October 9th.
The Nintendo Wii, Spore Hero, has a RSP of £39.99 whilst the Nintendo DS, Spore Hero Arena, has a RSP of £29.99.

Press Release

Guildford, UK – 17th August 2009 – Get ready for heroic battles, vibrant worlds and boundless creativity! Maxis™, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) studio, today announced that Spore™ Hero and Spore™ Hero Arena will be available on the 9th October 2009. Built from the ground up exclusively for the Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ platforms, Spore Hero and Spore Hero Arena introduce a new level of action-packed adventure and combat to the critically acclaimed Spore franchise.

““Spore Hero and Spore Hero Arena give Spore and Nintendo fans a new, dynamic and engaging way to interact with their customised creature heroes,” said Lucy Bradshaw, VP and General Manager at Maxis. “Players’ heroes take center stage as both games, distinctly tailor-made for its Nintendo platform, infuse creativity, combat and adventure to create a unique gameplay experience on the Wii and Nintendo DS.”

Spore Hero delivers the unparalleled creative freedom of Spore in an action-adventure game created exclusively for the Wii. Set in a rich and vibrant 3D world, Spore Hero empowers the player to become the hero as they embark on an epic quest to save their creature’s home planet from destruction. Along this journey, players engage in fun battles, and solve puzzles to collect and unlock more than 250 new creature parts, all with unique abilities. These parts, which can be used to customise creatures in the revolutionary Spore Creature Creator, can change the way creatures will play and combat in the world. Players can also utilise their brawling skills in a dynamic multiplayer mode, where they fight their friends with their own customised creature to become the ‘baddest’ Spore hero around!

Spore Hero Arena catapults players into a galaxy filled with fun and intense arena-based combat. Featuring an all-new story set in the same universe as Spore Hero, Spore Hero Arena takes players on a quest to save planets in their galaxy from an evil force. Throughout the game, players create their own unique gladiator hero creature and guide it from planet to planet as they fight enemy creatures, collect new parts, gain upgrades and unlock special abilities that will benefit their hero. Developed with multiplayer capabilities in mind, Spore Hero Arena also allows players to battle with up to three friends locally or play with a friend over Wi-Fi, taking the Spore gameplay experience to an entirely new and interactive level.

Available for £39.99 RSP Spore Hero is rated 7+ by PEGI Spore Hero Arena is available for £29.99 RSP and is rated 7+ by PEGI

About Spore
Spore, available for PC and Mac®, gives players their own personal universe in a box. Create and evolve life, establish tribes, build civilizations, sculpt entire worlds and explore a universe filled with creations made by other gamers. Spore gives players a wealth of creative tools to customize nearly every aspect of their universe: creatures, vehicles, buildings, and even spaceships. Spore Creatures, available on Nintendo DS™, takes players on a quest to save their species and the entire Galaxy. Meet, befriend or fight other creatures in a number of unique Touch Screen-based activities. Spore Galactic Adventures, available now, allows players to beam down to planets for the first time and play, create and share missions with friends online. Available in October, Spore Hero, exclusive to the Wii™ and Spore Hero Arena for the Nintendo DS, catapult players into the role of a fully-customized hero creature fighting to save its planet.

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, POGO, Maxis, and Spore are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Nintendo DS and Wii are trademarks of Nintendo. Mac is a registered trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective licensors.

New Spore Hero Screenshots and Trailer

EA Has released new screenshots and a trailer for the Nintendo Wii version of Spore Hero. The Screenshots show of battles and exploration, whilst the video is focused and creature creation and battles.

Spore Hero Wii

New Nintendo DS Spore Hero Arena Screenshots and Trailer

EA has released a video and Screenshots for Spore Hero Arena on the Nintnedo DS. The Spore Hero Arena Video and screenshots shows off battles as well as creature creation.

Spore Hero Arena DS

New Jambo! Safari Trailer For Nintendo Wii.

Sega has released a new trailer for the Nintendo Wii version of Jambo! Safari. it shows gameplay and a variety of animals and activities.

NBA Live 10 Gameplay Enhancements Walkthrough Video

EA has released a video showing some of the gameplay mechanics in this years NBA Live 10.

Randy Couture Joins EA's MMA Roster And Will Co-Headline The Game

EA has annoucned that Randy Couture will co-headline their MMA game, along with Jay Hieron and Fedor Emelianenko.
Randy Couture is a 5 times MMA champion, has a wrestling style, and was Warren Fuller in Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3

Press Release

GUILDFORD, UK., - August 15, 2009 – Electronic Arts Inc., (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that Randy Couture, one of the most popular fighters in MMA history, will co-headline EA SPORTS™ MMA alongside recently announced, Fedor Emelianenko.

“I have been a part of MMA for over 10 years and I am excited about the global visibility that a game like EA SPORTS MMA will bring to the sport,” said Randy Couture. “Like my fighting career, I look forward to taking on all comers in EA SPORTS MMA.”

Randy Couture, a 6’1”, 220 pound heavyweight, who currently holds a 16-9 record and is a five-time MMA champion. Couture, a living legend in the MMA world, utilizes his wrestling expertise to take down and control opponents before finishing them off with ground and pound strikes. Couture is scheduled to fight at the end of this month against former Pride World Heavyweight Champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. In addition, this is not Couture’s first foray into the world of video games, as he was featured in EA’s Command & Conquer™: Red Alert™ 3 as Commander Warren Fuller.

Jay “The Thoroughbred” Hieron, a high-profile fighter, joins the EA SPORTS MMA roster and will be taking on Jesse Taylor in tonight’s STRIKEFORCE fight on in San Jose, California.

Hieron currently holds a 17-4 record and the Long Island native utilizes his wrestling prowess as his primary fighting style but has become a formidable striker as well. He fights out of Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas and was the last Welterweight Champion of the International Fight League.

EA SPORTS is sponsoring three fighters in the STRIKEFORCE event, including Jay Hieron, Gegard Mousasi, and Renato Sobral.

EA SPORTS MMA will feature the most authentic, intense and broad mixed martial arts experience to date – complete with a vast array of top fighters and fighting styles from around the world. EA SPORTS MMA will be available on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system and the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

For more information about EA SPORTS MMA, or follow the game on Twitter

EA SPORTS™ is the leading interactive sports software brand in the world, with top-selling titles and franchises including Madden NFL, 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: EATM, EA SPORTSTM, EA Mobile TM 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, POGO, Command & Conquer and Red Alert are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. John Madden, NFL, NCAA, NBA, FIFA, NASCAR, Tiger Woods and PGA TOUR are trademarks of their respective owners and used with permission. Xbox 360 is a trademark of the Microsoft group of companies and is used under license from Microsoft. PlayStation and PLAYSTATION are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Re-Cap of The Weekends News (oldest to newest)

  • QTE Blog: Re-Cap of Yesterdays News (oldest to newest)

  • Sega is shutting down the Chromehounds Online servers on 6th January.

  • Bethesda has said there are no current plans for Elder Scrolls V.

  • PS3: Top 5 US PSN Downloads, Battlefield 1943, FF VII, Fat Princess, Namco Museum essentials, Shatter.

  • PS3: Sony has patented a way for the PS3 to detect emotions in the player, like happy, sadness, anger, joy and boredom

  • Bethesda have said that there is a chance a Elder Scrolls MMO could be made.

  • PS3: It appears that the PSN, today, has been going on and down. there was no prior word of maintenance.

  • New FF XIII Details. Odin transforms into horse which can be ridden. Yaag Rosch is enemies version of Lightning.

  • Lionhead are teasing something on their site. words from Che Guevara, Maximilien Robespierre and now Abraham Lincoln.

  • PS3: Concept art for LA Noire has been found.

  • QTE Blog: EA Annouces That Jay Hieron Has Joined The MMA Roster

  • PS3: Listen Up podcast tease Sony game release this year "that people probably didn't expect" "what are you driving at?" starts at1.51.38

  • PC: John Carmack has said the current ad model for Quake Live isn't working. a subscription version will be launched.

  • Wii: When Ryota Niitsuma was asked about a possible Capcom vs Nintendo Game, he said its “an interesting idea.”

  • The new image that Lionhead is using to tease something is Aristotle, and a quote of his.

  • PS3: ASDA is cutting the price of the 80gb PS3 + 2 games to £250. some branches are running out of stock.

  • Eidos president, Ian Livingstone, says Rocksteady is not making the next Hitman Game, IO Interactive is.

  • Germany has apparently become the largest gaming market in Europe, whereas the UK market has dropped 20%

  • PS3: A Swedish online retailer has started listing a PS3 Slim, the picture of the console and a controller.

  • QTE Blog: What Have You Played This Week?

  • Wii: In 2 weeks, Monster Hunter 3 has become the top selling Third Party Wii Game.

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