Friday, March 5, 2010

Sega Have Released New Screenshots For After Burner Climax

Sega have released new screenshots for After Burner Climax. these screenshots are in-game and show in-game action from two different stages. In the screenshots it shows you and your plane fighting against enemy planes.

After Burner Climax

Sega Have Released New Screenshots And Game Details For Vanquish

Sega and Platinum games have announced that Vanquish is coming out this Winter on both the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. Vanquish is a Sci-Fi shooter where you play as a USA soldier who is tasked with stopping the Russians using the USA Space Station to destroy New York. The Russians have already used the Space Station to destroy San Francisco.

Platinum games have revealed that Vanquish will have the fast pace of a action game whilst still being a shooter. You play as Sam, a government agent who is a fighter with a large arsenal of weaponry and martial arts skills to take down his enemies.

The Screenshots released by Sega are in-game and show of your character fighting against robots in a couple of different locations.


Press Release

LONDON AND SAN FRANCISCO (March 4th, 2010) – SEGA® Europe Ltd. and SEGA® of America, Inc. can today reveal details on upcoming third person action shooter, VANQUISH™. Developed by PlatinumGames, VANQUISH™ will be available in Winter 2010 on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

Directed by Shinji Mikami, VANQUISH™ is a sci-fi shooter of epic proportions with a fast, fluid and frenetic combat system, and an engaging and immersive storyline. Players take the role of Sam, a government agent kitted out with a futuristic battle suit, in a near future world where nations war over the planet’s remaining energy resources. A versatile fighter with a huge arsenal of weaponry at his disposal, Sam also has an array of martial arts skills that he can use to take down his robot enemies.

“VANQUISH™ is a game where we’ve tried to inject the extreme pace of an action game into a shooter. The gameplay and staging are all put together around the keyword ‘intensity’. I think it’s very rare to come across a game where shooting loads of robots is so much fun,” said Shinji Mikami, Game Director of VANQUISH™.

“We are delighted to have the chance to work with Shinji Mikami, one of the most successful and celebrated game directors in the world,” said Mike Hayes, CEO of SEGA West. “VANQUISH™ is set to offer gamers the chance to be immersed in a truly cinematic gameplay experience, with the scope and special effects of a Hollywood movie.”

The story of VANQUISH™ is set in the near future. Russia and the United States are vying for ownership of the world’s fast-depleting energy resources and the US has constructed a space station in order to harness energy from the sun. Russian forces capture this space station and divert its harvested solar energy into a blast wave that destroys San Francisco, aiming to force the US into a total and unconditional surrender. In response, the US tasks its armed forces with recapturing the space station before the Russians can annihilate their next target – New York.

VANQUISH™ is set for release in Winter 2010 on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

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About SEGA® Europe Ltd.:
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA’s global website site is located at

About SEGA® of America, Inc.:
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA’s global website site is located at

About PlatinumGames:
PlatinumGames Inc. is an independent entertainment development studio located in Osaka, Japan and is dedicated to making high quality, next generation games for a variety of hardware platforms. Previously established as ODD Ltd. in February 2006, the company changed its name to ODD Inc. in July 2006. In October 2007, ODD merged with SEEDS Inc., a company established by ex-key members of Clover Studio Co. Ltd, a subsidiary company of Capcom. Thereafter the company changed its name to PlatinumGames Inc.

Sony Online Entertainment Announce Free Realms Has More Than 9 Million Registered Players

Sony Online Entertainment Have Announced That Free Realms has more than 9 million registered players since the game was released less than a year ago.
Sony Online Entertainment have revealed that Owl and Groundhog pets are in the works for the Free Realms as well as a 3d Minigame and they are set to come to the game soon.

Free Realms Party

Press Release

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – March 5, 2010 – Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced that its family-friendly online game, Free Realms™ (, has surpassed nine million registered players.

“With Free Realms, we’ve been able to reflect the needs and wants of our players by keenly listening to their suggestions and feedback,” said John Smedley, president of SOE. “We believe the persistent exercise of capturing in-game research inside Free Realms has been a huge contributing factor as to why we’ve attracted over nine million players in less than a year. It truly helps us give our players a game where they can do and be whatever they want.”

Continuous development of new features and themed in-game events, as well as persistent marketing support, has drawn a constant influx of new players into the free-to-play virtual world. An example of a customer-requested feature recently introduced in Free Realms is Rides.

Introduced last month, Rides not only look cool and come in multiple color choices, but they allow players who have purchased a Membership to hop on the back of a T-Rex or Dragon and travel anywhere in the overland world at 150% of their normal speed. Building on this player-driven feature request, Horses are the next Rides scheduled to be released, with more types of transportation in the works. The development team is also set to introduce new Owl and Groundhog pets, as well as an exciting new 3-D minigame in the near future.

Free Realms offers an endless array of activities and mini-games to entertain players. From ninja fighting to kart racing to raising pets, Free Realms offers a safe, family-friendly environment to connect with old and new friends. Also available is the Free Realms Trading Card Game: a full-featured trading card game, playable both digitally within the Free Realms online game and offline via physical card decks sold wherever you buy trading cards. Free Realms players can also pop into select retailers to purchase Station Cash™ cards, which can be redeemed for Station Cash, and used to buy virtual goodies or upgrade to a Membership status in the game.

Free Realms is rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and up with content descriptors of Crude Humor and Fantasy Violence. To play Free Realms, visit:

About Sony Online Entertainment
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games, with hundreds of thousands of subscribers around the globe. SOE creates, develops and provides compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. Known for its blockbuster franchises and hit titles including EverQuest®, EverQuest® II, Champions of Norrath®, Untold Legends™, and PlanetSide®, as well as for developing Star Wars Galaxies™, SOE continues to redefine the business of online gaming and the creation of active player communities while introducing new genres on various entertainment platforms. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, with additional development studios in Austin, TX; Seattle, WA; Denver, CO; Tucson, AZ and Taiwan, SOE has an array of cutting-edge games in development.

Hello Games Reveal Joe Danger And Release New Screenshots And A Trailer

Hello Games have revealed Joe Danger, a game set to come to the PSN in the next few months. In Joe Danger, you play as the daredevil Joe Danger across 50 levels full of jumps, hay, hoops, buildings, cars and more. as you race, you have to pull of combos and pull of tricks to fill stadiums and win.

The game will also come with mini games like Coin-Dash, Bowling-Bounce, Crazy-Puzzle and Target-Grab. The game also has a multiplayer aspect where you can race against your friends and try to come out on top.

A big part of the game is the ability to create your own tracks and share them. it is possible to take one of these tracks and edit them as you race along them, putting cars under a jump for example.

Joe Danger

EA Have Released A New Trailer For The Sims 3 Ambitions Expansion Pack

EA Have released a new trailer for the recently announced Ambitions expansion pack for The Sims 3. The trailer shows many of the new jobs in the expansion pack and how you can use the jobs for good or bad.

Sega Have Released A New Tutorial For The Nintendo DS Game Infinite Space

Sega have released a tutorial for their upcoming Nintendo DS game, Infinite Space. This tutorial is Part 1 and it focuses on the Command Guages and Weapons Range aspects of space exploration.

This Weeks UK WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases

Nintendo have revealed this weeks UK Virtual Console, WiiWare, And DSiWare releases. i have provided screenshots for the games that i have screens for.

Virtual Console

Zaxxon – Virtual Console Arcade



Mega Man 10


Dark Void Zero

Flips The Bubonic Builders

Globulos Party

Pinball Pulse: The Ancients Beckon

Real Football 2010

From Nintendo UK

Sony Have Released The Debut Trailer For SOCOM 4

Sony have released the Debut trailer for SOCOM 4. this trailer does not show any in-game action and appears to be made from cutscenes from the game. the trailer does show the 5 player squads previously mentioned and perhaps what some of the stages may look like in style and layout.

From EU Playstation Blog

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

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  • PC: the ending to Portal has been extended by around 15 seconds. a new character appears to be introduced.

  • Former Infinity Ward heads Vince Zampella and Jason West have bought a lawsuit against Activison for unpaid royalties.

  • PC: Activision SEC filing have revealed that Blizzard are working on Diablo sequels.

  • 2K Sports NHL 2K11 is not coming to the PS3 or the 360. it is a Wii game only. PS3/360 game could come next year

  • PS3: Take-Two has confirmed that Agent is still in development.

  • PC: Ubisoft have updated their DRM, players can continue the game from where the game stopped due to connection drop

  • PC: Ubisoft dismiss claims their DRM has been hacked, say the cracked versions of Assassins Creed II are not complete

  • PS3: Insomniac have revealed they are working on more than one game. todays PS3 game reveal is not from them

  • PS3: Sony has said that the Install OtherOS option on old "Fat" PS3's will not be disabled.

  • PS2: The PS2 is 10 years old today. it was first released in Japan in 1999. it has sold over 140 Million Units.

  • QTE Blog: Codemasters Announce Race Driver:GRID Reloaded Is Coming Out On The PS3 In The UK On 12th March.

  • PSP: Fat Princess Fistful of Cake has gone gold.

  • Ps3: Sony's game sequel announcement is set for 8PM GMT today.

  • David Jaffe, on his Blog, has said Sony should sue Microsoft for the game Scrap Metal its very simular to Twisted Metal

  • Nintendo's Cammie Dunaway say Nintendo don't expect the Wii to sell more in this, its 5th year, than it did last year

  • QTE Blog: Square Enix Europe Reveal Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

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

  • QTE Blog: EA Announce They Are Bringing HotHead Games "DeathSpank" To The PSN And XBLA

  • QTE Blog: UK PSN Update 04/03/10

  • QTE Blog: EA Announce They Are Bringing Klei Entertainments Shank To XBLA, PSN, And PC This Summer

  • QTE Blog: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Announce Galactic Taz Ball For The Nintendo DS

  • QTE Blog: EA Announce The Next Expansion Pack For The Sims 3 Is Ambitions

  • QTE Blog: THQ Announce That The Launch Day PC Version Of Metro 2033 Will Come With Red Faction: Guerrilla

  • The Wall Street Journal reports that Sony and Sony Ericsson is making a Phone that can play PSP games.

  • Suda 51 has said that he's very interested in working on new IP games for both the 360/PS3 motion controllers.

  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released 2 New Screenshots For Crysis 2

  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released New Screenshots And The Boxart For The PS3/360 Versions Of Iron Man 2

  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released The Boxart And Screenshots For The PSP Version Of Iron Man 2

  • Activision has responded to the lawsuit from former Infinity War bosses. says its Meritless, they're disappointed.

  • Batman: Arkham Asylum Game of the Year Edition is not coming to the USA. it is coming to EU, Asia, and Australasia

  • A leaked Internal Acitivison Memo reveals that ex Infinity Ward bosses, Vince Zampella and Jason West, were talking to EA

  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released New Screenshots And Boxart For The Nintendo Wii Version Of Iron Man 2

  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released New Screenshots Ans Boxart For The Nintendo DS Version Of Iron Man 2

  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce SOCOM 4 And It Has A Fall 2010 Release Exclusively On The Playstation 3

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