Monday, September 14, 2009

EA Has Released The Boxart For Littlest Pet Shop Friends For Nintendo Wii And Nintendo DS

EA Has released the boxart for both the Nintendo DS and Nintendo Wii versions of Littlest Pet Shop Friends. you can click on them to see them bigger.

New Screenshots Of Daft Punk In DJ Hero

Activision have released some screenshots of Daft Punk in DJ Hero. they have also confirmed some of the Daft Punk remixes that are in the game:
  • Daft Punk "Around the World" vs. Young MC "Bust A Move"
  • Daft Punk "Da Funk" vs. NASA "Strange Enough ft. Karen O, ODB and Fatlip"
  • Daft Punk "Da Funk" vs. Queen "Another One Bites the Dust"
  • Daft Punk "Robot Rock" vs. Hashim "Al-Naafiysh (The Soul)" – Produced and mixed by The Scratch Perverts
  • Daft Punk "Robot Rock" vs. Queen "We Will Rock You"
  • Daft Punk "Short Circuit" vs. Boogie Down Productions "Jack Of Spades"
  • Daft Punk "Technologic" vs. Gary Numan "Cars"
  • Daft Punk "Television Rules The Nation" vs. No Doubt "Hella Good"

Daft Punk

Press Release

Santa Monica, CA - September 14, 2009 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time ever in a video game, GRAMMY® Award winning DJ's and producing duo, Daft Punk, will start the party right with Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) DJ Hero™ on October 27, 2009. Featuring 93 exclusive on-disc mixes from some of the biggest acts in hip-hop, pop, rock and dance, players will be able to test their DJing chops as virtual recreations of the renowned twosome and experience their iconic sounds in eleven original mixes, including two signature "Megamixes," using their music. Among the mixes in the game featuring Daft Punk are:

Daft Punk "Around the World" vs. Young MC "Bust A Move"

Daft Punk "Da Funk" vs. NASA "Strange Enough ft. Karen O, ODB and Fatlip"

Daft Punk "Da Funk" vs. Queen "Another One Bites the Dust"

Daft Punk "Robot Rock" vs. Hashim "Al-Naafiysh (The Soul)" – Produced and mixed by The Scratch Perverts

Daft Punk "Robot Rock" vs. Queen "We Will Rock You"

Daft Punk "Short Circuit" vs. Boogie Down Productions "Jack Of Spades"

Daft Punk "Technologic" vs. Gary Numan "Cars"

Daft Punk "Television Rules The Nation" vs. No Doubt "Hella Good"

"Partnering with Daft Punk is a rare opportunity in any medium and we are extremely honored to have worked with them so closely on integrating into DJ Hero in such a compelling way," said Tim Riley, Vice President of Music Affairs for Guitar Hero®. "This is the first time in a video game that fans will have this kind of direct interaction with Daft Punk while also experiencing never-before-released mixes that feature some of their most popular tracks. It's amazing working with Daft Punk as they are the quintessential electronic music act known around the world for their unique style and music."

Expanding upon the revolutionary easy to pick up/challenging to master gameplay mechanics developed and refined in Guitar Hero, DJ Hero delivers an all-new interactive music experience that allows players to start the party and not only experience, but to hear music in an all-new way. With over 100 individual songs, highlighted in 93 unique never-before-released mixes that blend genres of music, including hip-hop, pop, rock and dance, DJ Hero delivers the most diverse and international collection of music ever assembled in a music game by incorporating anthems from legendary artists. Created exclusively for DJ Hero, the turntable controller immerses fans into the DJ culture and a sea of music as they utilize and master various DJ techniques including scratching, crossfading and sampling, while leaving room for creative expression with a variety of effects and player chosen samples and scratches, transforming a face in the crowd into the life of the party.
DJ Hero is being developed by FreeStyleGames for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems and the Wii™ system from Nintendo. The game is rated "T" (Teen – Mild Suggestive Themes, Lyrics) by the ESRB. For more information about DJ Hero, please visit, and To pre-order DJ Hero, check out

About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products.

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© 2009 Activision Publishing, Inc. Guitar Hero and Activision are registered trademarks and DJ Hero is a trademark of Activision Publishing, Inc.

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New NBA Live 10 Gameplay Movie

EA Has released a new trailer for NBA Live 10. it shows alot of different gameplay from the game, as well as many of the teams and their stadiums.

NHL 10 Be A Pro Mode Producer Walkthrough

EA has released a new video for NHL 10. the video focuses on the Be A Pro mode and has the games producer discuss about it's features, advancements, and how to succeed in the mode.

EA Has Released The Intro Movie For Spore Hero On The Nintendo Wii

EA has released the CGi intro movie for Spore Hero on the Nintendo Wii. the movie offers up some clues as to what's in the game, but does not spoil any aspects of the game itself.

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

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  • Zune HD: a promotional video for Zune HD mentions 3D gaming on the device. Microsoft still to talk about gaming.

  • In USA, music game sales are down 46% year to date, according to NPD data.

  • Wii: Sales of the Wii console are down 50% in 5 months.

  • Wii: A retailer has apparently told Kotaku that the Wii is getting a price drop in the first week of October.

  • PS3: Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time will run at 720P and at 60fps.

  • RT @geoffkeighley In-game Twitter support in Uncharted 2? Cool!

  • Japanese Hardware Charts, PS3 151.783, DSi 60.419, PSP 22.184, Wii 21.557, DS 8.309, Xbox 360 6.827, PS2 3.001.

  • QTE Blog: Forza 3 Has Gone Gold, Demo Coming September 24th, And New Intro Movie

  • PSP: The boxart for the Japanese release of Final Fantasy Dissidia Universal Tuning has been released.

  • Nintendo has trademarked "The Last Story" in Japan. no word on console or what it is.

  • QTE Blog: New Screenshots For Just Cause 2

  • It's being reported that Disney is making a Tron Legacy Game which is set to come out at the same time as the movie.

  • DSi: the full list of words in the Scribblenauts dictionary has been published by someone who hacked the games ROM

  • QTE Blog: LucasArts Annoucnes Lucidity For Xbox 360 And PC.

  • Activision have filed the trademark "Sledgehammer Games". its not known what it is.

  • Iggy Pop has been confirmed as being in Lego Rock Band.

  • The Developers behind N+ have announced they are working on Office Yeti. its an action/puzzle/simulation game.

  • Mad Otter Games are asking if people have the complete Source Codes to either Red Baron, Red Baron II, or Red Baron 3D.

  • The ESRB has rated Castlevania the Adventure ReBirth. its for the Nintendo Wii. could be remake of Gameboy game.

  • PS3: Artwork has been found of the new redesigned Playstation 3 Platinum range.

  • PS3: Uncharted 2 Trophies have been leaked. they are very similar to Uncharted trophies. Possible Spoilers in link.

  • PS3: Another PS3 tech demo has been found. it demonstrated the Physics Effects SDK, which is optimised for the Cell

  • PS3: An Artist has had a go coming up with an improved version of firmware 3.0. it looks impressive.

  • QTE Blog: What Have You Played This Week?

  • 360: Left 4 Dead DLC, Crash Course, is rumoured to be coming out September 23rd.

  • Art from an Ex Grin Employee reveals they were working on a game called The Cult, Fortress, and a PSP game called Switch

  • QTE Blog: QTE Tweets Of The Week