Saturday, October 24, 2009

EA Announce That Dragon Age Origins Has Gone Gold And Will Be Out On PS3, Xbox 360, And PC On November 3rd

EA Has announced that Dragon Age Origins has gone gold. they have also announced that the game will come out in N.America on Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC on November 3rd.
The European Release Of Dragon Age Origins on the Xbox 360 and PC is November 6th. The Playstation 3 release will follow later in November.

Press Release

EDMONTON, Alberta --(Business Wire)-- Oct 23, 2009 Leading video game developer BioWare™, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS), announced today that the PlayStation®3 version of Dragon Age™: Origins will be available on November 3, 2009 in North America. The PlayStation 3, Xbox 360® and PC versions of the game have “gone gold” in North America and are currently in manufacturing ready for their November 3 launch date. At launch, Dragon Age: Origins will be available on all three platforms with several packs of downloadable content (DLC) including The Stone Prisoner, the Blood Dragon Armor andWarden’s Keep; each further enriching the gameplay experience.

“We’re excited to confirm that all three versions of Dragon Age: Origins will be available to fans on November 3 in North America,” said Ray Muzyka, Group General Manager, RPG/MMO Group of EA, and Co-Founder, BioWare. “The Dragon Age: Origins development team was able to polish the PlayStation 3 version to our high standard of quality and we are ready to deliver the richest and deepest role-playing fantasy experience across all three platforms.”

In anticipation of the game, players can begin their Dragon Age: Origins experience early by joining the BioWare Social Network -- a destination to share in-game screenshots, review game data and share story information. Players can also download the free* to download Character Creator where players can create and customize a player character on the PC and then upload their character data and avatar to the BioWare Social Network before Dragon Age: Origins launches. TheDragon Age: Origins Character Creator will provide players with the tools to create a character with a nearly endless amount of options. Players can download the character creator and get more information on the BioWare Social Network by clicking here.

In Dragon Age: Origins, players take the role of a Grey Warden, one of the last of an ancient order of guardians. Now, as a rising evil threatens to destroy all life, it is up to players to unite the shattered lands and slay the corrupted dragon known as the Archdemon. To restore peace, players must make ruthless decisions and be willing to sacrifice their friends and loved ones for the greater good of mankind.

Dragon Age: Origins will be released on November 6th in Europe on the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system and PC. The European PlayStation®3 version will follow later in November. Dragon Age: Origins is rated M by the ESRB and 18+ by PEGI.
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About BioWare
BioWare develops computer, console, handheld, mobile and online video games focused on rich stories and memorable characters. Since 1995, BioWare has created some of the world's best-selling titles, including the award-winning Baldur's Gate™ and Neverwinter Nights™ series, Star Wars®: Knights of the Old Republic™ and Sonic™ Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood (for the Nintendo DS™). Original BioWare-created intellectual properties include Jade Empire™ and the 2007 Game of the Year, Mass Effect™. With studios in Edmonton (Alberta, Canada), Montreal (Quebec), and Austin (Texas), BioWare is hard at work on the epic fantasy roleplaying game, Dragon Age™: Origins, Mass Effect 2™, the epic sequel to Mass Effect, and the story-driven massively multiplayer game, Star Wars®: The Old Republic™, as well as several unannounced projects. In 2008, BioWare was acquired by Electronic Arts, a leading global interactive entertainment publisher. For more information on BioWare, visit

About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), 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 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

BioWare, Mass Effect, Dragon Age and Jade Empire are trademarks or registered trademarks owned by EA International (Studio and Publishing) Ltd. in the U.S. and/or other countries. EA, EA SPORTS, EA Mobile and POGO are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Xbox and Xbox 360 are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. “PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Nintendo DS is a trademark of Nintendo. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

GameFly Have Announced The GameCenter App Is Free For iPhone And iPod Touch's

GameFly have announced they have released an app on the app store called GameCenter. this free app gives users access to information on over 5,000 games, including screenshots, reviews, release dates, cheats, codes and more.
The App has Facebook and Twitter integration, and also has breaking new articles sent to the app from leading game sites. GameFly subscribers can manage their GameQ and their account from the App.
You can get the app Here.

Press Release

LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)-- Oct 23, 2009 GameFly, the number one video game rental service, today announced the launch of its GameCenter App on the App Store. Available for free, the GameCenter App gives iPhone™ and iPod® touch users access to information on more than 5,000 video games across all major platforms including up-to-the minute news, videos, screenshots, release dates, user reviews, gameplay controls, cheats, codes and more.

“We designed GameCenter to provide iPhone and iPod touch users with a complete one stop destination for video game information,” said Sean Spector, GameFly co-founder and SVP of business development and content. “Additionally, the app will allow iPhone and iPod touch users to discover and share games they love anywhere they go.”

GameCenter incorporates intuitive search functionality with suggest-as-you-type predictions, enabling quick access to in-depth game information on the fly including news articles, previews, trailers, screenshots, publisher and developer info, recent user and game critic reviews, box art, cheat codes, and game controls. Detailed and current information is available on an ever-growing list of more than 5,000 titles on all major platforms including Xbox 360™, PlayStation® 3, PlayStation® 2, Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and PSP™.

Breaking news articles feed in from leading game news sites directly to the app, and interactive features support syncing with Facebook and Twitter accounts allowing for shared information with friends. GameCenter is free and available to all iPhone and iPod touch users. In addition, GameFly subscribers can use the app to manage their GameQ and member information from within the app.

The GameCenter App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at

For more information, please visit

About GameFly
GameFly is the leading online video game rental service. With a choice of more than 7,000 titles, GameFly offers the widest selection of games for the PlayStation® 2, PlayStation® 3, Xbox™, Xbox 360™, GameCube™, Game Boy™ Advance, Nintendo DS™, Nintendo Wii™ and PSP™ without the hassle of due dates or late fees. GameFly subscribers can rent anywhere from one to four games at a time and keep them for as long as they like. Plans start at $15.95 a month with subscribers able to manage their GameQ™ online and receive games directly from the U.S. Postal Service via first class mail. GameFly is also a great source for high quality, used video games at exceptional prices. For more information and a free trial, please visit

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Konami Announce Shadow Of Destiny Is Coming To The Playstation Portable

Konami have announced that they are brining the Playstation 2 game, Shadow of Destiny, to the PSP. they have a 2010 release for the game.
In the game, you play as Eike. he's a 22 year old man who's going to solve his own murder. you have a time travel device which takes you to different era's as you try to find clues for your death. but, what you do in the affects the present.

Press Release

El Segundo, Calif. – October 22, 2009 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., announced today that the classic adventure title, Shadow of Destiny, will be making its way to the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. Originally released on PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Shadow of Destiny puts players in the role of Eike, a 22-year old man who is about to embark on the most important quest of his life, solving his own murder. Using a special time travel device, players will guide Ike through multiple time eras ranging between the 1500s, to present day, in attempt to find clues to unlocking the mystery behind his death. But remember, what you do in the past will affect the present.

Shadow of Destiny offers a fun and brain stretching experience that will keep players guessing the storyline until the very end through a number of Time Warp Puzzles. When solved, these puzzles give the players clues to reach the killer. Shadow of Destiny also features a number of multiple endings that can be unlocked through the players’ course of choices throughout the game.

Shadow of Destiny is developed exclusively for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system and is scheduled to launch in 2010. For more information, please visit:

About Konami
Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top sellers. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at KONAMI CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. KONAMI CORPORATION is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange

Sony Online Entertainment Have Released Bizzaro Screenshots For DC Universe

Sony Online Entertainment have released Bizzaro character art and in-game screenshots of Bizzaro in DC Universe. the art work shows how the face and body look in pencil, grey modelling, and full colour. the screenshots show Bizzaro using his powers in DC Universe.

DC Universe - Bizzaro

Konami Reveals The N.American Release Date For WireWay On The Nintendo DS

Konami have Announced that WireWay is coming out in N.America on November 3rd. the game has a suggested retail price of $29.99.
In the game you are Wiley, a alien who has strayed from his spaceship. over 40 levels, you have to flick and fling Wiley, avoiding rocks and spikes and collecting power-ups, to get him home.
As well as a release date, Konami also released over 100 screenshots for the game, which I've split up into two albums. they show many different stages in the game.

WireWay Pt1

WireWay Pt2

Press Release

El Segundo, Calif. – October 22, 2009 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., revealed the ship date and all new screenshots for WireWay, a brand new action-puzzle game centered on delivering a fun and unique experience to the Nintendo DS™. WireWay stars Wiley, a well-intentioned yet troublesome alien who has strayed from his space ship and while left to his vices, he travels the planet jumping from place to place continuously finding himself in more mischief and mis-adventures. Using the DS stylus, players flick and fling Wiley through over 40 levels interactive gameplay, dodging everything from rocks to spikes, collecting power-ups, knocking out walls and running into some interesting characters along the way. All of this in an attempt to get Wiley back home…in one piece.

WireWay leverages many of the distinct features of the DS including gameplay across the split screens, stylus integration and challenging gameplay. For more competitive players, WireWay supports Nintendo DS™ ADHOC online multiplayer feature, which allows players to compete in a fun and highly competitive multiplayer race mode. WireWay also has a strategy mode where platers can draw in wires and add bumpers to assist Wiley in tackling his adventures.

WireWay is rated “E” for everyone and will available in retail stores nationwide beginning November 3 for the SRP of $29.99. For new screenshots and more information on WireWay, please

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About Konami
Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top sellers. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at KONAMI CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. KONAMI CORPORATION is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can be found at

KONAMI is a registered trademark of KONAMI CORPORATION.
Wii and Nintendo DS are trademarks of Nintendo. © 2006 Nintendo.

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

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  • iPhone: THQ announces Star Wars Trench Run. its the climatic space battle from Star Wars IV playable on the iPhone.

  • PSP: A New Prinny game has been announced. the full title is not known as yet, nor is its release date.

  • Epic are teasing an announcement. "It's Unreal. And it's almost here." not known what it is, or when the reveal is.

  • PS3: Nathan Drake voice actor, Nolan North, says "We desperately want to do a third one.”, that being another Uncharted

  • Final Fantasy XI Ultimate Collection is coming out 12th November and will be only available from the Final Fantasy XI site

  • 360:Microsoft have said they don't see themselves rising the price of Xbox Live in the next few months.

  • Ubisoft have filed a trademark for Assassin. it could be used for TV, LAN/online gamplay and more.

  • 360: its reported that Fable III will have microtransactions. this includes ingame items, guides and expansion packs

  • PC: The Minimum specs for Modern Warfare 2 have been officially released.

  • PC: its thought that DRM is stopping Borderlands being played before its official street date release on October 26th.

  • Wii: its being reported that Super Mario Bros. Wii is 7-8 hours long.

  • PS3: Naughty Dog say Uncharted used 30% of PS3 Power, Uncharted 2 is close to 100%

  • QTE Blog: Sega Has Released New Screenshots For Army Of Two the 40th Day

  • QTE Blog: Microsoft Has Released Photo's From Their Forza 3 Launch Event

  • PC: Microsoft shops seem to print games for windows titles in store as well as inserts in under 4 minutes.

  • 360: rumoured footage from the upcoming Sky Player has emerged on Youtube. the link has a 8 minute video.

  • Wii: Ignition say Muramasa: The Demon Blade estimate September sales in around 35K, and within expectations.

  • iPhone: iPhone and iPod Touch sales are the "fastest hardware user growth in consumer tech history"

  • QTE Blog: UK Online Retailers Now Listing The Limited Edition Black Nintendo Wii Bundle

  • 360: Microsoft's Entertainment + Devices Division doubles income " Xbox 360 platform and PC game revenue increased by 8% "

  • PS3: Fat Princess patch 1.03 is done and out soon. it has new map, New Pork, for free. full list of fixes here

  • PSP: Atlus announce games coming to PSN, Crimson Gem Saga $29.99, Yggdra Union $14.99, R-Type Command $14.99 + more

  • PS3: Toy's R Us USA have a listing for Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City and Boxart. its old PS3 box design tho

  • PS3: Rockstar have come out and said the Toy's R Us listing is a mistake.

  • PS3: Killzone 3 rumoured to be in development. Game Director Mathijs de Jonge says he's working on an unannounced project

  • PS3: Uncharted 2 selling above expectations. DLC coming this year.