Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Namco Bandai Have Released New Screenshots For Dead to Rights: Retribution

Namco Bandai have released new screenshots for the upcoming Dead to Rights: Retribution, which is being developed by Volatile Games. these screenshots are in-game and show in-game action from a few different places in the game. the screenshots show both Jack Slate and his K9 Shadow attacking enemies. over aspects like the games cover system, stalking and ambush system are also shown in these screenshots.


EA Have Announced That The Need For Speed World Beta Has Begun

EA have announced that the upcoming PC MMO, Need For Speed World, is now in a closed Beta. over the next few months, Thousands of gamers will test Need For Speed World and you could be one of those. simply register at world.needforspeed.com for a chance to be in the Closed beta.

Need For Speed World is currently set for a summer release on PC. The game has over 150 Miles of roads to race along and a new power-up system, that has a deep RPG style progression. Cities from Need For Speed Most Wanted to Need For Speed Carbon have been added to the game.


Press Release

Guildford, UK. – March 16, 2010 – Black Box, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS), today announced that the closed beta for Need for Speed™ World, the massively multiplayer online action racing game has begun. Over the course of the next few months, thousands of players worldwide will have the opportunity to claim one of the limited slots in the PC beta test by enlisting at world.needforspeed.com. Need for Speed World testers will be the first in the world to get an insider’s look at this hotly anticipated racing MMO, and their constructive feedback will go straight back to the development team to help add polish, finesse and tuning to the final product.

“Need for Speed World is the world’s first MMO racer – a completely new entertainment experience for speed junkies all over the world,” said John Doyle, Need for Speed World Senior Producer. “We have expanded Need for Speed’s classic adrenaline fueled racing with an all-new power up system and deep RPG style progression to create a truly massive, socially-connected white-knuckle Need for Speed experience.”

Need for Speed World brings together best in class action racing with an unparalleled social experience. For the first time in a racing game, players will be able to compete against any one of their friends, family or pick from thousands of top ranked players to challenge in intense online battles and police pursuits across 150 miles of sprawling open world. Need for Speed World takes the well known and popular cities from Need for Speed Most Wanted and Need for Speed Carbon to create the biggest, most exciting race world ever released in the Need for Speed universe.

Need for Speed World will be available this summer on the PC. More information and details on the beta test can be found at world.needforspeed.com or follow us on Twitter at NeedforSpeed. Press can download assets at www.eagames.co.uk/press.

About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA Mobile TM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2009, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.2 billion and had 31 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.electronicarts.co.uk. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at www.eagames.co.uk/press.
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Sony Have Released Concept Art For Patchwork Heroes

Sony have released new concept art for Patchwork Heroes. The 4th piece of art is actually a painted clay model. the game is currently set for a 18th March release in the UK. Sony have also released a gameplay trailer for the game showing in-game footage of the main character defeating different massive planes.

Concept Art

From EU Playstation Blog

Sony Announce A Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker PSP Entertainment Pack

Sony has announced that, starting on 8th June, a Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker PSP Entertainment Pack is coming out. This pack will come with a “Spirited Green” PSP-3000, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker UMD, PSN downloadable voucher for exclusive in-game item, PSN Movie voucher, and 2GB Memory Stick Pro Duo. This pack has a MSRP of $199.99 and will be available in the USA and Canada.

From USA Playstation Blog

Nintendo Announce They Are Brining Tecmo Koei's Samurai Warriors 3 To The USA This Fall

Japan Boxart
Nintendo have announced they are brining the Tecmo Koei game, Samurai Warriors 3, to the USA this fall. This game has a whole new storyline and brings an innovative new game mode to the series. The new game mode is based on a Famicom(NES) game called Nazo no Murasamejo (The Mysterious Murasame Castle), and it allows you to control characters in a way never seen before. Samurai Warriors 3 has 2 player online or offline co-op.

Press Release

REDMOND, Wash., March 16, 2010 - Nintendo today announced a unique partnership with Tecmo Koei to publish Samurai Warriors™ 3, the newest title in the Samurai Warriors franchise, exclusively for the Wii™ console.

Launching in North America in fall 2010, Samurai Warriors 3 is an evolution of the Warriorsseries, featuring an innovative new game mode and a completely fresh storyline.

In addition to a host of new characters and combat and game-play elements, the game also will test players with new tactical and strategic challenges on the battlefield.

Samurai Warriors 3 offers two-player online and offline co-op with enhanced sharing features. The game also uses a special new game mode that offers players unique control of characters never seen before. This game mode is based on the Famicom game Nazo no Murasamejo (The Mysterious Murasame Castle™) inspired by Nintendo video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto.

Remember that Wii features parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other Wii features, visit Wii.com.

About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo DSi™ systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 3.3 billion video games and more than 558 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, visit the company’s Web site at www.Nintendo.com.

EA Have Released A New Video For Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 Featuring Paula Creamer

EA have released a new video for Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11. this video features Paula Creamer and is an interview with her whilst she undergoes a Motion Capture (Mo-Cap) session. no game footage is shown in this video, but it does show how the games developers record golfers with Motion Capture suits and it also has a quick look of how Paula Creamer will look in the game.

EA Have Released A New Trailer For NBA Jam On The Nintendo Wii

EA Have released a new trailer for the Nintendo Wii version of NBA Jam. This trailer has alot of gameplay footage, mostly showing special dunks similar to previous NBA Jam games. Several teams, courts, and players are also shown in this trailer.

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

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  • QTE Blog: Re-Cap of The Weekends News (oldest to newest) http://ow.ly/16O6Yd

  • QTE Blog: Audio Re-Cap of The Weekends News (oldest to newest) http://ow.ly/16O8AV

  • PS3: Sony have revealed that the Home userbase is over 12 Million. 85% of users return more than once. http://ow.ly/1l79S

  • iPad: its estimated that pre-orders for the iPad currently stand at 150k. http://ow.ly/1l7cq

  • Mac: Blizzard have revealed that the Mac beta client for StarCraft 2 is set to come in April http://ow.ly/1l7dI

  • PS3: The Playstation Move website lists ModNation Racers and Gran Turismo 5 as compatible games http://ow.ly/1l7fB

  • TakeTwo reveal Mafia 2 is set for a Q4 2010 release. http://ow.ly/1l7jA

  • 2K say the reason why BioShock 2 DLC was on the disc is to allow player who have the DLC to play with those who don't http://ow.ly/1l7kK

  • PS3: 54% of UK Final Fantasy XIII sales are on PS3. Yakuza 3 entered 24th in UK Charts. http://ow.ly/1l7nJ

  • UK Game Charts, Final Fantasy XIII, Battlefield Bad Company 2, Just Dance, Heavy Rain, Wii Fit Plus top 5 http://ow.ly/1l7pv

  • 360: BioWare reveal over 700 choices from Mass Effect are carried into Mass Effect 2 http://ow.ly/1l7rE

  • PSP: Codemasters Studios VP Gavin Cheshire calls the PSP 'a bollocking useless waste of space' http://ow.ly/1l7w1

  • QTE Blog: Sony Online Entertainment Have Released New Screenshots For Feeding Frenzy 2 On The PS3 http://ow.ly/16OduB

  • Bungie have filed a new trademark for Marathon. (Marathon is a classic doom style shooter released in 1994) http://ow.ly/1l7xO

  • FF XIII director Motomu Toriyama says Final Fantasy Versus XIII and Final Fantasy Agito XIII have story driven gameplay http://ow.ly/1l7zl

  • WP7: Microsoft have revealed that Netflix is coming to Windows Phone 7 Series. it has Watch Instantly Support http://ow.ly/1lcOa

  • 360: There will be several DLC episodes released this year for Alan Wake. a second "Season" will depend on the audience http://ow.ly/1lcR4

  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released A New Trailer For Sonic Classic Collection On The Nintendo DS http://ow.ly/16Og4v

  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released New Screenshots For MMA http://ow.ly/16Og4u

  • 360: UK Retail Sources have reportedly hinted that Halo Reach is coming out in 14th September worldwide http://ow.ly/1lcTa

  • Rockstar say that LA Noire is not a traditional game that doesn't “have a point of reference from other games” http://ow.ly/1lcUU

  • QTE Blog: This Weeks WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases http://ow.ly/16Ohrh

  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce WakeBoarding HD Is Coming To The PSN This Week http://ow.ly/16Ohrg

  • PSP: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker pre-orders in GameStop get a camo bandanna http://ow.ly/1lhmz

  • QTE Blog: Microsoft Announce Crackdown 2 Is Coming Out 9th July http://ow.ly/16OiYR

  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Have Released Photos From The Pokémon HeartGold/SouldSilver Launch Event http://ow.ly/16OiYQ

  • PS3: GAME have announced that are bringing the moon to HOME. there will be mini games, video screens and more http://ow.ly/1lhpD

  • QTE Blog: Sony Have Revealed The EU Boxart For Modnation Racers On The PSP And PS3 http://ow.ly/16OkwM