Saturday, February 27, 2010

Square Enix Europe Announce A Just Cause 2 Demo Is Coming 4th March

Square Enix Europe have announced that a Demo for Just Cause 2 is coming out on 24th March. The demo will be on both the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 and feature 35 square miles of the lautan Lama Desert. This is just 1 island from the Panau Archipelago.

The Island will have towns, villages, military installations, mountain rangers and more which you will be able to interact with. The Demo itself will have you hunt down one of the main games 50 military colonels. to do so you will have to destroy military bases and much more.

Press Release

Square Enix London Studios, a part of Square Enix Europe, today announced an incredible, action-packed demo for the hotly anticipated freeroaming action game Just Cause 2 will release on March 4th, 2010.

Available for PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC, the Just Cause 2 demo will feature a massive 35 square miles of the Lautan Lama Desert, a vast expanse of stunning, sun-scorched scenery taking up just one of the many islands in the 400 square miles of the Panau archipelago. Packed with towns, villages, military installations, mountain ranges, missions and more, the demo will feature an astonishing amount of activities for the player… and opportunities for adrenaline-fuelled chaos are limitless.

Hunt down and assassinate one of the game’s 50 military colonels; devastate military bases, bio fuel chambers, government infrastructure and more; hijack tuk tuks, military 4×4s, armoured vehicles, mopeds, helicopter gunships, light aircraft, mini vans and numerous other military and civilian vehicles; freefall from desert outcrops or from burning planes at 20,000 feet; and unlock one full, multi-stage mission, traversing the mountains to a heavily fortified government radar station and ending in an unforgettable desert car chase.

“The Just Cause 2 demo is simply massive and with so much to do, the replay value is enormous,” said Lee Singleton, General Manager of Square Enix London Studios. “It’s easily one of the biggest freeroaming demos of all time and for fans of openworld games, it’s unmissable.”

The Just Cause 2 demo will be available March 4th, 2010, on PlayStation®Network, Xbox LIVE® Marketplace and Steam.

As Rico Rodriguez, the Agency’s most powerful weapon, players must take on the island of Panau and its military regime in order to track down Rico’s former boss and mentor, Tom Sheldon, who has gone rogue with millions in Agency cash and intel. Using a unique grapple and parachute combination, there is no vertical limit as the air becomes your playground: grapple a passing plane in flight, hijack helicopters, BASE jump from the tallest buildings or mountains and leave a trail of chaos and destruction in your wake. Just Cause 2 offers players the freedom to tackle missions any way they choose and, with over 100 vehicles and countless upgrades and collectibles, the choices for relentless adrenaline-fuelled action are limitless.

Just Cause 2 will be available for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Games for Windows® and will be released under the EIDOS brand portfolio. All formats will release in-stores on March 23rd, 2010, in North America and March 26th, 2010, in Europe, Middle East, and Australasia. More information is available on the official website at

About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, is a London-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world. Square Enix Ltd. publishes and distributes entertainment content from the Square Enix Group including Square Enix, Eidos and Taito® in Europe and other PAL territories. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos-MontrĂ©al. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 92 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 53 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide, together with other well established products.

More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found on the Internet at

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EA Have Released A New Screenshots And A Developer Diary For Skate 3

EA have released some new screenshots for Skate 3 and a developer diary. the screenshots don't appear to be from the district that the dev diary talks about, but they are in-game screenshots and show a couple of the moves being pulled off.

The Dev Dairy focuses purely on the University District in the game. this new district is designed to offer new challenges and areas not seen in previous Skate games. the devs talk about the choice for wide open area as well as some hidden areas in the district and what they offer.


Sony Online Entertainment Have Released New Screenshots For DC Universe

Sony Online Entertainment have released new screenshots for DC Universe. these screenshots reveal a new character in the game, Power Girl. the in-game screenshots show Power Girl in the game, whilst character art for her shows how her model develops from a pencil model to game character.

Power Girl

Sega Have Released A New Gameplay Trailer For Infinite Space On The Nintendo DS

Sega have released a new trailer for Infinite Space. This new trailer focuses on the players ship, the designing, the crew, and the battling between you and the enemy. The trailer explains some of the main features of the ships in the game and says what can be done with them. the trailer has gameplay footage as well as some of the games cutscenes.

Sega Have Released A Launch Trailer For Napoleon Total War

Sega have released a new trailer for Napoleon Total War. this a launch trailer for the game and shows many different aspects of the game. battles on land and sea are highlighted. the trailer appears to consist of cutscenes from the game.

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  • Atari have released a free to play Missile Command that plays in your web browser. some new mechanics are added

  • PS3: Resident Evil 5 Alternative Edition, motion controller compatible, is top of Japan game charts. Heavy Rain at 6.

  • PSPgo: the free game for USA owners is determined by age. 17 or older get Assassin's Creed Bloodlines.

  • Wii: the boxart for Super Mario Galaxy 2 does not have stars which spell out "U R MR GAY" like the first did

  • PS3: Sony's Jack Tretton is pleased with Heavy Rain's reception and pre-sales. PS4 not coming until there's a need for it

  • CVG speculate that Codemasters new FPS is called Bodycount after they trademarked the name.

  • JP Console Chart PSP 32.796, PS3 32.130, Wii 31.652, DSiLL 24.388, DSi 15.380, DS 5.053, 360 2.453, PS2 1.883, PSPgo1.371

  • Former Team Ninja head Tomonobu Itagaki has reached a settlement with Temco. says his next game will deliver

  • PS3: THQ reveal the reason why Metro 2033 is not on the PS3 was a business decision. future games should support PS3

  • QTE Blog: Activision Have Released A Gameplay Trailer For Transformers War For Cybertron

  • PSP: Dead or Alive: Paradise director Yoshinori Ueda says the game is not softcore porn or degrading to women

  • The UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, says the UK games industry is “leading the way” in Europe.

  • QTE Blog: Namco Bandai Have Released New Screenshots And Character Art For Splatterhouse

  • QTE Blog: 2K Games Have Released The Debut Trailer For Sid Meier's Civilization V

  • QTE Blog: Konami Have Released New Screenshots For The PSP Version Of GTI Club Super Mini Festa!

  • QTE Blog: This Weeks UK WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases