Saturday, September 12, 2009

LucasArts Annoucnes Lucidity For Xbox 360 And PC.

LucasArts have annoucned an new PC and Xbox 360 game, lucidity. the game is set for release on both platforms on October 7th.
The game is a puzzle platformer, all set in the mind of a little girl called Sofi. the player must user randomly generated puzzle pieces to keep Sofi safe as she continuously walks through her dreamscapes.


Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Sept 11, 2009 — LucasArts today announced Lucidity, a new game under development from the LucasArts team that re-imagined The Secret of Monkey Island®. Set for release on Xbox LIVE Arcade and PC via digital download on October 7,Lucidity is an addictive puzzle platformer set in the surreal dreamscapes of a little girl named Sofi.

In Lucidity, players take a trip into the imagination of Sofi, a young girl who is filled with a persistent desire to explore new worlds and overcome all obstacles in her way. In this challenging puzzle platform game, players are tasked with keeping Sofi safe as she drifts deeper into the strange new world of her dreams. Through quick reaction and placement of randomly generated puzzle pieces, players must create a path through beautifully detailed dreamscapes to keep Sofi in perpetual motion and deliver her to safety.

"Lucidity comes from our effort at LucasArts to form several small internal development teams and give them the creative freedom to make games that surprise, amaze and inspire," said LucasArts President Darrell Rodriguez. "The re-imagining of The Secret ofMonkey Island and the development of the all-new Lucidity are just the beginning of this effort."

More information about Lucidity can be found at LucasArts' newly launched blog, The Workshop, at The Workshop at LucasArts has been created to share the latest news about the company's digital distribution initiatives.

About LucasArts
LucasArts, a division of Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd., is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game console systems, computers and the Internet. Based in San Francisco, Calif., as well as on the Internet at, LucasArts was created in 1982 by George Lucas to provide an interactive element to his vision of a state-of-the-art, multifaceted entertainment company.
LucasArts and the LucasArts logo are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm Ltd. © 2009 Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. or Lucasfilm Ltd. & ® or ™ as indicated. All rights reserved.

New Screenshots For Just Cause 2

Eidos has released new screenshots for Just cause 2. the screenshots show a variety of environments as well as the main character in the air, in some of the screenshots.

Just cause 2

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  • August USA Console sales, DS 553k, Wii 277k, Xbox 360 215k, PS3 210k, PSP 140k, PS2 106k

  • USA August Game Sales,Madden 10(360) 928k,Wii Sports Resort 754k, Madden 10(ps3) 665k, Batman(360) 303k, Batman(ps3) 290k

  • Wii: Madden 10 sells only 67k units in USA. (ps2 sold 160k) Wii sales "discouraging"

  • Wolfenstein has sold 106k on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 in USA it its 5days of being out.

  • PS3: NCSoft are no longer making a PS3 MMO.

  • Wii: ESRB rates Data East Arcade Classics. it has many Majesco Arcade games like, Burger Time, and Caveman Ninja

  • PS3: A Teaser site has been found, people think it's either Dragon Quest or a sequel to Holy Invasion Of Badman.

  • PSP: gameplay footage has been released for Valkyria Chronicles 2.

  • 360: Crackdown 2 information from Game informer, Pacific City hasn't changed much, 4 player co-op, 16 player deathmatch

  • Nirvana Members Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl are "dismayed and very disappointed" with Kurt Cobain use in Guitar Hero 5

  • PS3: Another UK Retailer has told Eurogamer that a 250gb PS3 Slim is coming out in October.

  • PSP: "The most successful Minis titles will probably transition to UMD", they could even appear on the PS3 PSN.

  • PSP: Half Minute Hero is currently set for a October release in the USA.

  • QTE Blog: New Screenshots For Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games On The Nintendo DS

  • Daft Punk is brining 11 remixes to DJ Hero, 8 of which are listed at the link.

  • iPhone: The First Noby Noby Boy screenshot has been released. the game is around 60% complete.

  • PSP: the digital release of Persona has been delayed from September 22nd to October 1st in the USA.

  • QTE Blog: New Screenshots For Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games On The Nintendo Wii

  • PS3: Naughty Dog say they have maxed out the PS3 with Uncharted 2. they make full use of Cell chip

  • PS3: Naughty Dog say that Uncharted 2 has now gone gold in USA

  • Sony has announced their Tokyo game Show line up for PSP, PS3 and PSN. there will be 2 unannounced PS3 games, 3 PSP

  • RT @SonyPlayStation: ModNation Racers Beta.. slated for December '09, vouchers... in LBP GOTY Edition. Register...

  • PS3: Sony has released an in game video showing the upcoming new arena in Fat Princess, New Pork.

  • The Rock Band Stage Kit will not be made compatible with The Beatles Rock Band

  • Its rumoured that there is another Left 4 Dead DLC pack coming after Crash Course.

Forza 3 Has Gone Gold, Demo Coming September 24th, And New Intro Movie

Microsoft has announced that Forza3 has gone Gold and is still set for an October 23rd release. Microsoft have also announced that a demo for the game is coming out on September 24th. the demo has live leaderboards, like those in the full retail game, and gives the player the Camino Viejo Track as well as 5 cars:

• 2007 Porsche #80 Flying Lizard 911 GT3-RSR
• 2010 Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro
• 2009 Ferrari California
• 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GSR
• 2009 Mini John Cooper Works

Press Release

LONDON – 11 September 2009 - The white flag waves as “Forza Motorsport 3” has Gone Gold, entering its final lap before launching on Oct. 23 exclusively on Xbox 360. To mark the occasion, Microsoft and Turn 10 today confirmed that a demo of the highly anticipated title will arrive on Xbox LIVE Marketplace starting Sept. 24.

The new demo lets you get behind the wheel of five of the world’s most amazing cars on the full circuit of the game’s Camino Viejo track. The demo includes five playable cars:
• 2007 Porsche #80 Flying Lizard 911 GT3-RSR
• 2010 Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro
• 2009 Ferrari California
• 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GSR
• 2009 Mini John Cooper Works

You will be able to drive all of the cars in the demo in full cock-pit view as well as experience damage, rollover and try out the game’s new rewind feature as you take turns on a beautiful Spanish mountain course inspired by the Montserrat region just outside of Barcelona, Spain. When logged into Xbox LIVE, the demo will also support official leaderboards for lap times, giving you a further taste of what players will experience in “Forza Motorsport 3.”

With today’s Gone Gold announcement and the recent announcements around the fan-designed R8 V10 5.2 FSI quattro and the exclusive Limited Collector’s Edition (which includes 10 exclusive bonus cars, VIP community status, and more), there has never been a better time to pre-order “Forza Motorsport 3.”

See you at the finish line.

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