Friday, December 18, 2009

 Sony Announce Accessories Based On Little Big Planet Are Coming Out Now

A Sack Boy Figurine

Sony have announced that Sack Boy products are now available from online retailers. items such as figurines, Mugs, Keyrings, T-Shirts, Hoodies will be available now and into 2010. The first items will be Sackboy keyrings and Figurines and they are available from HMV,, The Hut and

Future items coming are Soft Toys, Mugs, bags, Posters and more. there will be Ratchet & Clank bags, keyrings and toys also coming in 2010.

Press Release

Earth calling all big fans of the much-loved PlayStation® game LittleBigPlanetTM. For the very first time you can adopt your own SackboyTM as the iconic character springs into real life action with a super cool range of products available to buy and collect. Snap up a whole sack-full of goodies including figurines, mugs, keyrings, t-shirts, hoodies and loads more, all featuring the loveable little character. The power of play is now in your hands and can even fit in your pocket so unleash your creativity and let your imagination run wild as Sackboy and LittleBigPlanet morph into life and join you wherever you go this winter.

Home to the small but mighty Sackboy, LittleBigPlanet is an irresistible world of endless possibilities where imagination is everything. Whatever you can see, you can enhance. And whatever you don't see, you can invent. All you need is curiosity, creativity and a thirst for fun: LittleBigPlanet provides the rest! Now this gameplay just hit a whole new dimension as the irresistible Sackboy is transformed into a quirky range of collectable souvenirs starting from just £2.99.

Available to buy now at selected UK high street stores and online retailers including HMV,, The Hut and, Sackboy keyrings and figurines will be the first to hit gamers’ wish lists this Christmas. You may even be lucky enough to bag a sought-after angry version of Sackboy in your stocking, plus watch out for more amazing products and characters released in the New Year that will really put a smile on the face of all you fans across the nation.

So get ready for 10 times more fun in early 2010 when Sackboy and Sackgirl are busy taking shape to form a fantastic range of soft toys, mugs, bags, posters and more. Style and fashion flair are key to life on LittleBigPlanet so it’s handy that Sackboy’s celebrity status even stretches to his very own clothing range from Bravado. Wear the T-shirts and hoodies with pride as Sackboy represents the ultimate fashion statement to ensure you are the trendiest little or big kid in town. Plus, don’t miss more ‘out of this world’ products coming soon, including collectable mini-figurines, children’s sleepwear and underwear and all you need to keep in tune with the coolest character in the universe!
Ratchet & ClankTM fans can also look forward to racing into stores in early 2010 to clamber over the first ever must-haves, including bags, keyrings and toys, featuring the exploits of their favourite crime-fighters.

Mad Catz Announce It WIll Release Controllers And Accessories Based On Tatsunoko VS. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars

Mad Catz Interactive have announced they have expanded their relationship with Capcom by entering an agreement to produce videogame controllers and accessories for Tatsunoko VS. Capcom Ultimate All-Stars. this agreement is for the North American Market and Mad Catz have hinted that the controllers could be similar to those they bought out for Street Fighter IV.

Press Release

SAN DIEGO --(Business Wire)-- Dec 18, 2009 Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: MCZ), a leading third-party interactive entertainment accessory provider, announced today that it has expanded its relationship with Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of videogames, to produce branded videogame controllers and accessories based on the upcoming Tatsunoko VS. Capcom™: Ultimate All-Stars videogame. The agreement gives Mad Catz North American rights for products for the Wii.

“We are delighted with our partnership with Capcom, and we are excited to expand the relationship with this new license,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “As we have with our very successful Street Fighter® IV accessories, we look forward to bringing fighting games fans on the Wii platform a range of distinctive, high-quality accessories that enhance the game-playing experience of Tatsunoko VS. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars.”

About Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.
Mad Catz is a leader in providing innovative peripherals for the interactive entertainment industry. Mad Catz designs and markets accessories for videogame systems and publishes videogame software, including the industry-leading GameShark videogame enhancements, under its Mad Catz, GameShark and Joytech brands. Mad Catz also designs and markets mice, keyboards, headsets, PC gaming controllers and other PC peripherals through its Saitek and Cyborg brands, and manufactures and markets proprietary portable earphones under its AirDrives brand. Mad Catz distributes its products through most of the leading retailers offering interactive entertainment products across North America and Europe, and is increasing its distribution reach in Asia. For additional information please go to, as well as, and

About Capcom
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found on the company web site,

Tatsunoko vs. Capcom, Capcom, Resident Evil, Mega Man and Devil May Cry are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd., in the U.S. or other countries. Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc.

“TATSUNOKO VS. CAPCOM” is developed and published by Capcom Co., Ltd. partially licensed by Tatsunoko Production Co., Ltd. ©Tatsunoko Production ©SOTSU Tatsunoko Production ©2005 Tatsunoko Pro./KARAS Committee. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED ©CAPCOM CO., LTD. 2010, ©CAPCOM U.S.A., INC. 2010 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Wii and the Wii logo are trademarks of Nintendo. © 2006 Nintendo. All other trademarks are owned by their respective owners.

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Square Enix Announce That 0 Day Attack On Earth Is Coming Out On December 23rd In PAL Territories

Square Enix have announced that 0 Day Attack On Earth is coming out in the UK and other PAL territories on December 23rd for 1200 MS Points. The game is coming to Xbox Live Arcade.

In The game you are one of the survivors from a attack. you have to take to the skies to fight back over ruined cities like Tokyo, New York, and Paris. the game features 4 player online Co-Op play and a 8 player online Vs Mode.

Press Release

Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces 0 DAY ATTACK ON EARTH®, a brand new title for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, will be available from 23rd December, priced 1200 points.

The Fight to Protect Earth Begins. High-tech Tokyo is in rubble. The once vibrant New York is ground to a halt. And the City of Light, Paris, is enveloped by darkness and despair.

Hordes of humongous life forms have suddenly and brutally converged on the world’s metropolitan areas, overwhelming the defenceless Earth and paralyzing humanity with unprecedented fear. Those that remain after the initial assault, which would later be known as the 0 Day Attack On Earth, take to the skies in a seven day battle fighting for the survival of all humanity.

Experience exhilarating gameplay as you dodge endless waves of bullets to destroy the enemy. Enter into awesome multiplayer action with up to 4 players in online co-op play and 8 players in VS mode!

GameTrailers Have Released The Into Movie To Final Fantasy XIII

Game Trailers have released the intro movie to Final Fantasy XIII. the trailer is best viewed in HD. possible spoiler warnings as many parts of the game are shown, like summons and characters.

This Weeks UK WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases

Nintendo UK have revealed this weeks UK Virtual Console, WiiWare and DSiWare releases.

Virtual Console
A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia – NES Version

Eat! Fat! FIGHT!
Moki Moki

A Little Bit of… Magic Made Fun: Psychic Camera
Castle of Magic
Littlest Pet Shop
myNotebook: Green
Starship Patrol

From Nintendo UK

Club Nintendo Have Revealed New Rewards

Nintendo have revealed some new rewards that are available in Club Nintendo. there are new Stationary items. there would be 2 sets of greetings cards with images from Super Mario Bros. and Nintendogs which will be available for 300 Coins. each set will come with 12 greetings cards. there will also be 3 sets of Folders with designs from Super Mario Bros. as well as 3 sets of bookmarks which are available for 250 coins.

Nintendo have also said that new surveys will be available which people can answer to earn some more coins.

New Rewards

Press Release

Club Nintendo™ is offering some cool new exclusive Rewards to members who like their correspondence to have a little Nintendo flair. New stationery items, including greeting cards, folders and bookmarks, have been designed exclusively as Rewards for Club Nintendo members. The new items include:

Two sets of greeting cards. The sets each feature three different designs of beloved images from the Super Mario Bros.™ and Nintendogs™ series. Each set of 12 greeting cards is available for 300 Coins.

Three different sets of folders featuring designs from the Super Mario Bros. series. The sets contain three different folders and include three matching bookmarks. Each set is available for 250 Coins.

Club Nintendo has also rolled out a series of bonus surveys designed to give members the chance to provide feedback about the club - and earn even more Coins. That makes it easier than ever for members to get their hands on the Rewards they want.

Club Nintendo lets consumers earn Coins for registering and answering surveys about Nintendo products. Coins can then be redeemed for exclusive Rewards items from Nintendo. For more information about how to join Club Nintendo and earn Rewards, visit

For more information about Nintendo, please visit

EA has Released New Screenshots For Mass Effect 2

EA has released new screenshots for Mass Effect 2. these screenshots are from the Project Lazarus area in the game. they all appear to be in-game screenshots with a couple showing in-game action and the others perhaps from cutscenes.

Mass Effect 2

Quantic Dream Reveal The Heavy Rain Chronicles And The Heavy Rain Special Edition

Quantic Dream ,the developers behind Heavy Rain, have today announced the Heavy Rain Chronicles and the Heavy Rain Special Edition. The Heavy Rain Chronicles are DLC Chapters for Heavy Rain. when the game is released, two Chronicles will be available to download after the game is released.

Chronicle 1 will be based on the E3 and gamescom "taxidermist Demo" from last year. Madison Paige will investigate a reclusive Taxidermist but she ends up in grave danger. Chronicle 2 was not mentioned.

The Heavy Rain special edition, a picture of the boxart is at the top of this post, will feature the game and codes to download Heavy Rain Chronicle 1, The Heavy Rain Official Soundtrack, And a Dynamic XMB Theme. The packaging is designed to give the impression of 3D rain drops on the cover.

From EU Playstation Blog

Sony Has Released New Screenshots For Mod Nation Racers

Sony has released new screenshots for Mod Nation Racers. these screenshots are mostly in-game and show the tools for creating a character, race car, and track. the screenshots show, in sequence, how these can be created.

Mod Nation Racers

Aardman Studios Have Released A New Animation Done In Flipnote Studio For Zelda Spirit Tracks

Aardman Studios have released a new animation done in Flip Note Studio. this is another The Legend Of Zelda Spirit Tracks animation and this one focuses on the train with both Link and Zelda.

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)

  • The BluRay group have finalised the 3D Specifications. The PS3 is compatible. it will use the MVC Codec,

  • Joystiq have screenshots, character art, and a trailer for Mega Man 10.

  • AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! -- A Reckless Disregard for Gravity Devs have announced a new game called Musorqua

  • The Force Unleashed 2 is being developed by LucasArts and other partners. Lucas Arts are hiring for something new

  • PC: Square Enix have opened applications for the Final Fantasy XIV beta. you need a Square Enix ID

  • Square Enix boss Yoichi Wada believes that Final Fantasy XIV can rival World Of Warcraft and can become number 1

  • Sony's John Koller believes PS3 Motion Controller will beat the Wii and Natal. there's more about it to be announced

  • PS3: Sony appears to have sold 500k more PS3's worldwide than 360s during November

  • PS3: When asked when Final Fantasy VIII is coming out, a Sony EU representative said January.

  • PS3: A Sony Rep Has said that the Fl0w Trophy Patch is coming Tuesday, next week, to the UK

  • QTE Blog: UK PSN Update 17/12/09

  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce Permanent UK Price Drops For PS3 And PSP PSN Games

  • 360: Star Wars The Force Unleashed Hoth Bonus Level was only in the Sith Edition, its listed as coming soon to the XBL

  • PS3: The Shatter Soundtrack is now available for $1

  • DSi: SouthPeak has announced that Dementium II is coming to the UK on 5th March.

  • PS3: Square Enix have announced that Vagrant Story is coming to the UK/EU PSN as a PS1 Classic on December 22nd

  • The United Arab Emirates Nation Media Council will wait and see if Spec Ops The Line needs to be banned.

  • QTE Blog: Sony Release A Current List Of Mini's That Work On The PS3

  • QTE Blog: The Free NES Virtual Console Game For Those Who Bought The Internet Channel On Wii Can Still Be Claimed

  • QTE Blog: Konami Have Released New Screenshots And The Music Tracks For Walk It Out

  • QTE Blog: Konami have Released Screenshots For Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's World Championship 2010: Reverse of Arcadaia

  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released New Screenshots For The Simpons Arcade iPhone/iPod Touch Game

  • TakeTwo announce that Borderlands has sold over 2 million units world wide

  • Hasbro is suing Atari over a alleged breach in their D&D Licensing agreement. Turbine Entertainment also have a case

  • PSP: PM Studios are brining Gunbird 2 Remix to the PSP. it will have new 3d/2d graphics. its set for February PSN release

  • PS3: Demon Souls will have a pure white tendency this holiday. players may need to log in and out a few times though

  • QTE Blog: Sony Europe Announce The God of War III: Ultimate Trilogy Edition

  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce Sodium One For Playstation Home

  • QTE Blog: EA Has Released Screenshots And A Trailer For Battlefield Bad Company 2 Showing The Panama Canal