Friday, August 28, 2009

Dragon Age Origins Voice Cast Trailer

Following Yesterdays voice cast announcement for Dragon Age, A have released a video showing Tim Curry and Kate Mulgrew doing their voice acting, with a short little interview with Tim Curry at the end of the trailer.

Boxart For The Sims 3 World Adventures Expansion Pack

EA has released the Boxart for their first expansion to The Sims 3, World Adventures. You can click the picture to see a bigger version of it.

New Spore Hero Trailer "Spore Hero Create Your Own Spider Bat"

EA has released a new trailer for their upcoming Nintendo Wii game, Spore Hero. the trailer focuses mainly on creating a Specific type of animal...the Spider Bat.

Microsoft Announce The Beatles RockBand Xbox 360 Exclusives

Microsoft have announced exclusive The Beatles RockBand goodies for the games release. of 09/09/09.
All you Need Is Love will be avalioable on XBL for 160 MS Points. all proceeds from the sale of the song will go to Doctors Without Borders.
There will be Music videos, Documentaries, and movies inspired by the Beatles will be available on XBL.
There will be a special The Beatles 1 VS 100 Live episode on August 29th with two back to back 1 VS 100 Extended Play sessions.
A The Beatles RockBand Avatar Shirt will also be made available when you purchase the game.

Press Release

Xbox 360, Apple Corp, MTV Games and Harmonix are giving the world new ways to relive the magic of Beatlemania with the launch of “The Beatles™: Rock Band™” (Harmonix/MTV Games) on 09.09.09. Beginning at launch, Xbox 360 will give Beatles fans, rockers and gamers alike the chance to download an exclusive Beatles track to benefit Doctors Without Borders, receive an exclusive Beatles t-shirt for their Avatar and test their Beatles knowledge with a unique “1 vs 100” experience – only on Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE.

All You Need is LIVE
This fall, Xbox 360 will harness the passion of its more than 20 million Xbox LIVE members for charity. “All You Need Is Love” will be released exclusively on Xbox®360 video game and entertainment system as a downloadable song for “The Beatles: Rock Band” through Xbox LIVE on September 9, 2009 with Apple Corps Ltd, MTV Games, Harmonix and Microsoft proceeds benefitting Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, along with Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison personally selected the international emergency medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971 as the beneficiary of the proceeds. The track will be available for 160 Microsoft Points.
As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also be able to fill even more of your entertainment time with music videos, documentaries and movies inspired by the Fab Four on Xbox LIVE. From classic tunes from band members to the best of the Mersey’s music from today and the critically acclaimed documentary, “Imagine: John Lennon,” it’s all there for you at the touch of a button.
In addition, “The Beatles: Rock Band” owners will be able to download the full “Abbey Road” album beginning on October 20, along with “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" and "Rubber Soul" following in November and December respectively. The albums will be available for 1360 Microsoft Points, with individual tracks at 160 Microsoft Points each.

Beatles-Inspired “1 vs 100 LIVE”
Need more ways to prove your love for The Beatles? Then challenge the depths of your knowledge of The Beatles in a unique “1 vs 100 LIVE” episode. Coming on August 29, as anXbox LIVE Gold member, you’ll get the chance to not only chat live with some of the creative minds behind ”The Beatles: Rock Band,” but also call in to test your knowledge of the band and their music and even win some Microsoft Points for your efforts. Immediately following, fans who can’t get enough can continue the fun with two back-to-back “1 vs 100 Extended Play” episodes full of Beatles trivia.
You will also be able to share your Beatles pride on Xbox LIVE with an exclusive Beatles t-shirt for your Avatar, made available with the purchase of the game.

More to come
Coming soon, music fans and gamers will also get the chance join the “Fab Four Mystery Tour” – an interactive look at the Beatles and the many twists and turns of their career. The website was created using artwork and animations from the eye-popping intro cinematic for “The Beatles: Rock Band” created by Passion Pictures, that debuted at E3 this year.
Finally, if you are unable to wait till the September 9 launch to strike up your band, then you need to get along to the The Beatles LOVE, Cirque du Soleil show at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Here you have the chance to play the game on the Xbox 360 and pick up the guitars, drumsticks and mics to take on your favorite Beatles songs in a unique Xbox 360 Beatles experience before it hits stores.

New Screenshots And Trailer For Warhammer 40, 000 Dawn of War II The Last Stand

THQ have released new screenshots and a trailer for upcoming PC game Warhammer 40, 000 Dawn of War II The Last Stand. the trailer is a cinematic one showing three enemies squaring off against each other before a forth, more numerous, enemy shows up...forcing them to join forces. the screenshots also show them fighting.

Warhammer 40, 000 Dawn of War II The Last Stand

Audio Re-Cap of Yesterdays News (oldest to newest)

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Re-Cap of Yesterdays News (oldest to newest)

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

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

  • QTE Blog: Microsoft Announce A Xbox 360 Elite Price Drop to £199.99

  • The Rock Band Network will offer a demo of any song. it'll be either 1 minute or 35% the length of the song.

  • The Rockband Network will be patched into the Xbox 360, PS3 but not the Nintendo Wii. version of Rock Band 2.

  • PC: the retail release of Trine is set for September 8th.

  • PS3: Naughty Dog have said that Uncharted 2 is not possible on the Xbox 360. HDD+full 25gb Blu Ray critical to game.

  • PS3: Ghostbusters patch changes resolution from 960x540 to 1024x576, not 360 resolution. Anti-aliasing changed + improved

  • QTE Blog: Sony Announces The Buzz World Champion

  • Okamiden will be revealed in the next upcoming Famitsu.

  • 360: Microsoft say the reason why they dropped the HDMI cables from the elite box was to offer consumers choice.

  • PS3: Final Fantasy XIV will support keyboard + mouse. there's cross platform interactivity with PC's.

  • PS3: A large company, not Microsoft, is rumoured to be the reason why Sony does not implement cross game voice chat.

  • QTE Blog: Sony PR Announce That White PSPgo Will Be On Sale When The PSPgo launches.

  • DSi: Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story is set for a UK release of October 9th.

  • 360: production boss Aaron Greenberg says there are no plans for a slim.

  • PS3: Sony will be selling and distributing the PS3 version of Dirt 2 in all PAL territories.

  • PSP: Even though Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep is set for a Winter release, it could still be delayed cause of FF XIII.

  • RT @RockstarGames Rockstar site redux: Check it out. Lots of announcements coming today...

  • 360: In today's announcement of a price drop, Microsoft say Twitter And Facebook will only be for Gold members

  • QTE Blog: Zynga Announce That FarmVille Has Become The Largest And Fastest Growing Social Game

  • QTE Blog: New Halo ODST Vid Doc "Firefight"

  • PS3: Little Big Planet appears to be getting recalled and being replaced with Little big Planet Game Of the Year Edition

  • QTE Blog: EA Announce That Kate Mulgrew, Tim Curry, Tim Russ, Claudia Black, And Steve Valentine As Dragon Age Origins...

  • QTE Blog: New Screenshots For Grand Theft Auto China Town Wars On PSP

  • 360: Microsoft says the recent announcement that Facebook and Twitter were for Gold subscribers only is incorrect.

  • PSP: Just checked the UK PSP PSN and noticed a video option next to game. however there appears to be nothing in the Video Store.

  • QTE Blog: THQ Announce That Konnie Huq Will Be Fronting The Your Hero Campaign.

  • PSP: MotorStorm Arctic Edge has a USA release of 29/9/09 for UMD and 1/10/09 on PSN

  • Its rumoured that Hans Zimmer is composing the score for Modern Warfare 2.

  • QTE Blog: UK PSN Update 27/08/09

  • PS3: EA Is suspected of being the Company which has stopped cross game chat. they deny this. Sony also deny it.

  • PS3: Screenshots have been found for 8 days. Ving Rhames, Dennis Hopper and Gary Oldman were rumoured to star in it

  • PSPgo: In The USA, when you get a PSPo, you get a code for RockBand Unplugged Lite. 5 full tracks + DLC Works with it.

  • QTE Blog: Full List Of UK Disgaea 3 DLC

  • PSP: Avatar on the PSP has connectivity with the PS3 version. you can send the PSP's effort points to the PS3 game.

  • 360: Microsoft have now said that Twitter and Facebook is for gold subscribers, Silver get a trail period for both.

  • PC: NCSoft announce that the 1 week open beta for Aion will start September 6th.

  • 360: Halo ODST's early release in France is being investigated by Microsoft. 360 users and distributors being investigated

  • PS3: Firmware 3.0 details, print web pages,upconvert audio from HDD and USB, Font size bigger, new startup sequence + more

  • QTE Blog: Infinite Space Anime Episode 3

Infinite Space Anime Episode 3

Platinum Games have released part 3 of their Infinite Space Anime. Part 1 is here and part 2 is here.