Wednesday, December 23, 2009

NISA Have Released Artwork, Screenshots And A Trailer For Last Rebellion On The PS3

NISA have released new screenshots, artwork, and a trailer for the Playstation3 game Last Rebellion. All the screenshots show in-game action from various parts of the game, the artwork is for many of the characters in the game, And the trailer shows of a mix of in-game action and artwork to a J-Rock song.

Last Rebellion Art

Battle Screenshots


WWE Have Granted THQ The Exclusive Woldwide Rights To Develop And Publish Videogames

The WWE have announced that they have entered into a new eight year deal with THQ. this deal gives THQ the exclusive worldwide rights to develop and publish videogames based on the WWE. this deal will start on January 1st 2010.

Press Release

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., and STAMFORD, Conn. --(Business Wire)-- Dec 22, 2009 THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE), leaders in video gaming and sports entertainment, today announced that they have entered into a new eight-year agreement granting THQ the exclusive worldwide rights to develop and publish video games based on WWE®’s content effective January 1, 2010.

WWE grants THQ the exclusive worldwide rights to publish interactive games based on WWE properties across all major gaming platforms and distribution channels.

Since WWE entered the video game market in 1990, it has been a recognized leader and one of the top ten best-selling brands since 1995* according to NPD Group. Through September 30, 2009, THQ has reported net sales of WWE video games in excess of $1.4 billion.

“This agreement ensures that WWE games will continue to be an important cornerstone of THQ’s annual release schedule for the long term,” said Brian Farrell, THQ President and Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to working directly with WWE to expand their brand in the video game space through continued game play innovation and increased online delivery of WWE content.”

“As one of the most successful video game brands, WWE is excited to work directly with THQ to translate WWE’s colorful characters and ever-changing content into exciting and fresh video games for our fans,” said Donna Goldsmith, WWE Chief Operating Officer.

“This year’s highly rated WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010 video game demonstrates the innovation and creativity that THQ brings to WWE,” said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “This new licensing agreement will ensure that we continue our tremendous success in the video game industry in the years to come.”

*Based on US Market brand ranking 1995-November 2009

About World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family-friendly, PG content across all of its platforms including television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 500 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, Shanghai, Tokyo, Toronto and Sydney. Additional information on World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) can be found at

About THQ Inc.
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at THQ and the THQ logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.

Trademarks: All WWE programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, trademarks, copyrights and logos are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiaries. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements about THQ
The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the business of THQ Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as “THQ”), including, but not limited to, expectations and projections related to the release of WWE video games, and are based upon management’s current beliefs and certain assumptions made by management. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, business, competitive, economic, legal, political and technological factors affecting our industry, operations, markets, products or pricing. Readers should carefully review the risk factors and the information that could materially affect THQ’s financial results, described in other documents that THQ files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2009, and particularly the discussion of risk factors set forth therein. Unless otherwise required by law, THQ disclaims any obligation to update its view on any such risks or uncertainties or to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to these forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release.

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements about WWE
Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains forward-looking statements pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which are subject to various risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include the conditions of the markets for live events, broadcast television, cable television, pay-per-view, Internet, entertainment, professional sports, and licensed merchandise; acceptance of the Company's brands, media and merchandise within those markets; uncertainties relating to litigation; risks associated with producing live events both domestically and internationally; uncertainties associated with international markets; risks relating to maintaining and renewing key agreements, including television distribution agreements; and other risks and factors set forth from time to time in Company filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Actual results could differ materially from those currently expected or anticipated. In addition to these risks and uncertainties, our dividend is based on a number of factors, including our liquidity and historical and projected cash flow, strategic plan, our financial results and condition, contractual and legal restrictions on the payment of dividends and such other factors as our board of directors may consider relevant.

Microsoft Have Released Screenshots Of Music Game Stores On Xbox Live Marketplace

Microsoft Have released screenshots of the upcoming individual music game stores. the main menu offers a choice of games like Rock Band, Lips, And Guitar Hero. Within the Rock Band menu you can choose between Rock Band, Lego Rock Band and The Beatles Rock Band. from any of these games you can browse the albums/songs available for download. you can hear a preview of each of the tracks and buy them.

Music Stores

This Weeks UK WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases

Nintendo UK have released information about what is coming to the WiiWare And DSiWare this Friday. no Virtual Console games were announced as coming out on Friday.

The Mystery of Whiterock Castle
TV Show King 2

Art Academy: First Semester
A Little Bit of… Magic Made Fun: Mind Probe
Me & My Dogs Friends Forever
Sparkle Snapshots

From Nintendo UK

Sega Has Released A Christmas Trailer For Sonic And Sega's All Star Racing

Sega has released a new trailer for Sonic And Sega's All Star Racing. this is a Christmas focused trailer, showing racing around a new snowy track. most of the trailer appears to show in-game action from various of the characters in the game.

Sega Have Released Screenshots And A Trailer Showing Mini Games In Super Monkey Ball Step And Roll

Sega has released new screenshots and a trailer for Super Monkey Ball Step And Roll. these screenshots and trailer focus on the Mini Games. the trailer shows in-game action of many of these mini games. the trailer shows that some of the mini games are new whilst some are favourites from previous games.

Mini Games

Sega Has Released A New Trailer For Vancouver Winter Olympic Games 2010

Sega Has Released A New Trailer for Vancouver Winter Olympic Games 2010. this is trailer shows mostly in-game action from either the first person view of the third person view. two event are shown here, the Luge and Short track speed skating events.

Sony Online Entertainment Have Released A New Trailer For EverQuest II Sentinel's Fate

Sony Online Entertainment have released a new trailer for EverQuest II Sentinel's Fate. this trailer shows the lynx mount in the game. the trailer shows that you can get this mount and the armoured mount by pre-ordering the collectors edition. you will also get a collectable figurine of a armoured mount when you pre-order the collectors edition.

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  • PSP: Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman 2 Time To Tighten up Security will reportedly have the Prequel included for free

  • iPhone: Spider The Secret of Bryce Manor has been updated with 10 new levels and 24 new achievements.

  • PSP: Sony has delayed SOCOM Fireteam Bravo 3. it will no longer be released in January. no new date announced

  • Tetsuya Nomura, character designer for Final Fantasy XIII/vsXIII/Agito says he's working on 2 unannounced titles.

  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce That adhocparty Is Coming Out Today In The EU

  • PC: Final Fantasy XIV has a robust character editor, skin tones, eye colours, lip colours, hair colours/styles + more

  • GameInformer has many pieces of artwork from the upcoming Transformers War For Cybertron game many

  • 360: Mass Effect 2 achievements have been leaked. there is 50 of them. possible spoilers if you look.

  • Wii:Excitebike World Rally doesn't have local multiplayer. horizontal or vertical split screen didn't work with gameplay

  • QTE Blog: Sony Online Entertainment Have Released Character Art Of Mr Freeze In DC Universe

  • QTE Blog: UK PSN Update 22/12/09

  • iPhone: Epic have shown off the Unreal Engine 3 running on a iPhone/iPod Touch. no games announced.

  • Capcom have pulled Super Street Fighter IV, Lost Planet 2, Monster Hunter 3 from Q1 2010. they'll be out across the year

  • Capcom have lowered its financial forecast, net sales now ¥65 billion not ¥95 billion.

  • Dead Space 2, Isaac Clarke lives on the space station Sprawl. more a focus on action and telekinesis

  • PS3: Last rebellion is set to come out in February in the USA.

  • RT @majornelson: If you need any Xbox support over the holidays, be sure to hit up @XboxSupport. They are here to help!

  • QTE Blog: This Weeks UK PSP Digital Comic Store Update

  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce A Special Killzone 2 8 And A Half Hour Long Warzone Game