Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Screenshots And Videos Of The Upcoming Xbox 360 Update

Microsoft has released screenshots and videos for the main features in the upcoming Xbox 360 update, Twitter, Last Fm, Facebook, And Zune Video.


Last Fm


Zune Video

Konami Have Released New Screenshots Of The Nintendo Wii Version Of Frogger Returns

Konami Have Released New Screenshots Of The Nintendo Wii Version Of Frogger Returns. this game is coming out on the WiiWare service. the screenshots show familiar Frogger gameplay, several different levels and hazards.

Frogger Returns

Konami Have Released New Screenshots Of The Playstation 3 Version Of Frogger Returns

Konami have released new screenshots for the Playstation 3 version of Frogger Returns. this game is coming out on the Playstation Network. The screenshots show familiar gameplay as well as many of the different stages, and hazards, in the game.

Frogger Returns

Crave Entertainment Announce They Are Developing Games Based on Man Vs. Wild And The Deadliest Catch

Crave Entertainment have announced that they have signed an agreement with Discovery Communications to develop and produce videogames based on Man Vs Wild and Deadliest Catch, two of the highest rated shows on the Discovery Channel.

In the Deadliest Catch game, players take on the role of a captain of a Crab Boat. you have to navigate the bearing sea and cast pots, all the while balancing dangers and profits. In Man Vs. Wild you play a character who is being guided by Bear Grylls in various landscapes and environments.

Deadliest Catch is coming to the Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, and Playstation 3, and Man Vs. Wild is also coming to those consoles, as digital downloads, as well as the Xbox 360 as a Xbox Live Arcade Title.

Press Release

SANTA ANA, Calif. & MALTA, N.Y. --(Business Wire)-- Oct 27, 2009 Crave Entertainment, the full-service publishing division of FillpointSVG, one of the videogame industry’s leading providers of online distribution, fulfillment and e-commerce services for national retailers, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Discovery Communications to develop and produce video games based on two of Discovery Channel’s highest rated television shows. Crave will publish the extremely popular Man vs. Wild and the top ranked Deadliest Catch for all current video game platforms beginning in Spring 2010. The deal was brokered on behalf of Discovery Communications by its licensing agent, The Joester Loria Group and is for the North American market.

The games let players experience the excitement of surviving in the world's toughest jungles and deserts as seen in the Man vs. Wild series, and battle the pounding storms of the Bering Sea as crab fishermen in Deadliest Catch. In the Man vs. Wild game, players control their character under the guidance of host and survival expert Bear Grylls as they exercise the necessary survival skills in a wide variety of landscapes and climates. In the Deadliest Catch game, players act as the captain of their own crab boats and navigate through the Bering Sea to cast and harvest pots all the while balancing the dangers against the profits.

“The Discovery Channel has captivated millions of viewers by delivering non-stop action and suspense in these unique programs,” stated Betsi Gijanto, Executive Vice President, Crave Entertainment. “Man vs. Wild and Deadliest Catch capture man’s struggle to survive amidst the perils of nature on land and at sea. This rich content is a perfect concept for videogames.”

“Crave Entertainment’s boutique publishing approach coupled with their experience in bringing realistic games to casual gamers everywhere makes them the obvious choice for these brands,” said Sue Perez-Jackson, Director of Licensing for Discovery Channel. “We look forward to working with Crave Entertainment to bring to life the heart-pounding, real-world adventures of Deadliest Catch and Man vs. Wild.”

Both Discovery Channel titles are slated to appear on PlayStation ®3 system, Nintendo Wii™ system, Nintendo DS™ system. Man vs. Wild will appear on the Xbox 360 system. Digital downloadable versions will also be available on the PlayStation ® Network and Xbox Live.

About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications is the world's number-one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. Discovery empowers people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through 100-plus worldwide networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Planet Green, Investigation Discovery and HD Theater, as well as leading consumer and educational products and services, and a diversified portfolio of digital media services including HowStuffWorks. Discovery Communications is owned by Discovery Holding Company (NASDAQ: DISCA)(NASDAQ: DISCB), Advance/Newhouse Communications and John S. Hendricks, Discovery's founder and chairman. For more information, please visitwww.discoverycommunications.com

About The Joester Loria Group
The Joester Loria Group, www.joesterloriagroup.com , is a full-service licensing and marketing agency providing its clients with a full array of services, including: strategic planning, competitive analysis, and implementation of licensing strategy, management of publicity and advertising and marketing for licensing programs. The Joester Loria Group represents Chrysler Group LLC for Jeep(r) and Chrysler; Pepsi-Cola North America for Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Aquafina and AMP; Baked Goods Leader, Entenmann's Products; BBC series Planet Earth and Life; Discovery Communications including Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Planet Green and selected series; Mike Rowe’s brand for the working man, mikeroweWORKS; and award winning pre-school property Baby Genius

About Crave Entertainment
Based in Santa Ana, California, Crave Entertainment, a wholly owned subsidiary of FillpointSVG, is a full-service video game publisher for Wii™, Nintendo DS™, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. For more information about Crave Entertainment please visit www.cravegames.com.

About FillpointSVG
Headquartered in Malta, New York, FillpointSVG is a leading provider of direct-to-consumer fulfillment services, distributor and e-commerce solutions for videogame hardware, software, accessories and PC software for national retailers and software publishers. For more information, please visitwww.fillpointsvg.com.

"PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies and are used under license from Microsoft. Wii and Nintendo DS are trademarks of Nintendo. © 2006 Nintendo.

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 The Weekends News (oldest to newest) http://ow.ly/15XmKV

  • QTE Blog: Audio Re-Cap of The Weekends News (oldest to newest) http://ow.ly/15XnsU

  • Warren Spector has said that he would like to do a new Duck Tails game. Disney hasn't let him. http://ow.ly/wzFh

  • Its rumoured that Modern Warfare 2 will have a third person shooting mode. someone got the game early and recorded it. http://ow.ly/wzGV

  • PS3: Netflix is coming to the PS3. it will be a steaming service like the 360. it costs $8.99. requires a disc. http://ow.ly/wzIK

  • PSP: Tenchu Kurenai is coming out on the PSP in Japan on January 28th. it is a port of the PS2 game. http://ow.ly/wzJG

  • PSP: A Monster Hunter Spin off game featuring the Airu is coming. its called Monster Hunter Diary Poka Poka Airu Village http://ow.ly/wzL3

  • UK Game Charts, PES 2010, Forza 3, FIFA 10, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2010 http://ow.ly/wzLP

  • PC: Modern Warfare 2 will support Steam Cloud and Steam Achievements http://ow.ly/wzO8

  • Wii: its rumoured that GoldenEye 2010 is coming. an animators CV hints at it. but it could be a port of another Bond game http://ow.ly/wzPE

  • PS3: Ratchet and Clank: A Crack In Time requires the once optional firmware 3.01 http://ow.ly/wzQK

  • PS3: Actors have auditioned for voice acting and mo-cap for L.A. Noir. http://ow.ly/wCT1 Cole Phelps is main character. http://ow.ly/wCTc

  • PS3: PlayTv has received an update. 1.21 brings better SD Upscaling, support for HD Freeview+HD Audio + more http://ow.ly/wDJh

  • SNES: Quickdev 16 released, its a cartridge that is USB compatible, and supports SNES Hombrew, costs $120 http://ow.ly/wDLH

  • iPhone: devloper Smells Like Donkey says 80% of their game,Tap-Fu, downloads were illegal. not happy with how easy it is http://ow.ly/wDOf

  • Kalypso Media USA are going to try to release 10 games a year. http://ow.ly/wDRj

  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Have Released New Character Art For New Super Mario Bros. Wii http://ow.ly/15Xpxq

  • PS3: Media Molecule are releasing last years Little Big Planet Halloween pumpkinhead for Halloween this year. http://ow.ly/wDSc

  • Telltale say that they have something "that'll blow everybody's mind". hope it'll come out May-June 2010 http://ow.ly/wDVl

  • PS3: Left 4 Dead has been listed at play.com as coming soon but not currently in production. no word if this is official http://ow.ly/wDWM

  • PS3: Uncharted 2 came in 1st and 2nd in the French game charts. normal edition and special edition. http://ow.ly/wDYs

  • Wii: it appears the secret Nintendo game is Excitebike World Rally for WiiWare. it has a track editor, online play + more. http://ow.ly/wE0u

  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released New Screenshots For Football Manager Handheld 2010 http://ow.ly/15XqWY

  • QTE Blog: SI Games Confirm That Football Manager Handheld 2010 Will Be Available As A Digital Download On The PSN http://ow.ly/15XqWZ

  • QTE Blog: EA Reveals The Boxart For FIFA Manager 10 http://ow.ly/15XqX0

  • Braid Developer, Jonathan Blow, is looking to hire a full-body motion tracking developer. most likely a Natal Game. http://ow.ly/wFYx

  • Infinity Ward's fourzerotwo believes that developers should be in control of how their game is marketed. http://ow.ly/wFZI

  • PS3: the first screenshot of the EU PS3 Video store has been released. there are a few differences to the USA store. http://ow.ly/wG0w

  • 360: Microsoft have said they currently have no plans to allow Silver Members access to Netflix http://ow.ly/wG20

  • QTE Blog: EA And Bioware Announce Dragon Age Origins Warden's Quest, A 24 Hour Gaming Event With A $12,500 Prize http://ow.ly/15XrBr

  • QTE Blog: Kongregate Have Teamed Up With Valve And EA To Launch Fury Month http://ow.ly/15XrBs

  • QTE Blog: The Consumer Electronics Association Announce That CES 2010 Will Have 50% More Gaming Content http://ow.ly/15XsgK

  • QTE Blog: EA Reveal EA Sports Active: More Workouts Boxart And Release New Trailer http://ow.ly/15XsgL

  • Infinity Ward have confirmed that Modern Warfare 2 does have a third person camera, but its limited to certain playlists http://ow.ly/wHWn

  • iPhone: the classic doom is coming to the App store. it will support wifi multiplayer, bluetooth could follow. http://ow.ly/wHZd

  • PS3: The boxart for God Of War III has been spotted on Amazon.com. however it maynot be the final boxart. http://ow.ly/wHZU

  • QTE Blog: Nintendo UK Have Announced That UNO Is Coming To WiiWare And DSiWare On 6th November http://ow.ly/15XsT8

  • DSi: its reported that a new DSi is coming to Japan with 4" screens, bigger than the current DSi, for a older audience http://ow.ly/wI1r

  • PS3: Warhawk has now apparently passed the 1 million user mark, 2 years after its launch. http://ow.ly/wI1S

  • Wii: its reported Capcom are bringing their MT Framework engine to the Wii, it powered Lost Plant 2 and Resident Evil 5. http://ow.ly/wI2w

  • QTE Blog: Futuremark Reveal Shattered Horizon Release Date, Price And Pre-Order Offer http://ow.ly/15XtpK

  • PS3: Netflix expected to be on XMB late 2010. does need disc everytime until then. same features as 360 version. http://ow.ly/wI4L

  • 360: All the Call Of Duty World At War Map Packs are now $5 until November 1st. http://ow.ly/wJ4u

  • WWE Smackdown Vs. Raw 2010 may have a bug which could leave a created wrestler pantless. it can make the game lock up http://ow.ly/wJ80

  • QTE Blog: This Weeks WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases http://ow.ly/15XtLz