Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Sega Release Boxart And A New Trailer For The Nintendo Wii Game, Tournament Of Legends

Sega have released the boxart and a new trailer for the upcoming Nintendo Wii game, currently set for a 6th July release, Tournament of Legends. The boxart reveals that the game has been rated Teen in the USA. The New trailer for the game shows in-game video of several characters fighting several enemies in a couple of arenas.

From Sega USA

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Announce Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole - The Videogame

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have announced that they are releasing a videogame tie-in of the upcoming Movie, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole. Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole - The Videogame is set to come out on the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, and Nintendo DS in September 2010.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have also released the D├ębut trailer for Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole - The Videogame. the trailer appears to be from either the Playstation 3 or Xbox 360 version of the game and is made from in-game footage. the trailer shows the main character, a Owl, in various locations, doing a variety of things including exploring, battling, and chasing.

Press Release

BURBANK, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Mar 24, 2010 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces that Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole - The Videogame will be available on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ in September 2010 in conjunction with the release of Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole. The highly anticipated 3D fantasy family adventure film is from Warner Bros. Pictures in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, and will be released on September 24.

The game invites kids and fans of the film and the popular Guardians of Ga’Hoole book series to join an unlikely band of heroes as they take on the role of a Guardian, a winged warrior and protector of the owl world, in an epic story of good versus evil. Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole - The Videogame allows players to customize and control their owl on a thrilling journey across mythic terrains.

“Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole - The Videogame gives players a fun, new gameplay experience capturing the excitement of owl fight and flight with intuitive and smooth controls,” said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President, Production and Development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Players will be able to do much more than fly, as they race, attack and grow their abilities for a more immersive experience throughout the expansive environments beautifully depicted in the game.”

Based on the film directed by Zack Snyder and the bestselling book series by author Kathryn Lasky, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole - The Videogame is being developed for Wii™, PLAYSTATION®3 and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft by Krome Studios and for Nintendo DS™ by Tantalus Media.

About Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole:
Marking the animation debut of director Zack Snyder, the fantasy family adventure “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole” follows Soren, a young owl who dreams of someday joining his heroes, the Guardians of Ga’Hoole, a mythic band of winged warriors who had fought a great battle to save all of owlkind from the evil Pure Ones.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole.” Zack Snyder is directing “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole” from a screenplay by Emil Stern and John Orloff, based on the Guardians of Ga’Hoole novels by Kathryn Lasky. The film is being produced by Zareh Nalbandian, with Donald De Line, Deborah Snyder, Lionel Wigram, Chris DeFaria, Kathryn Lasky and Bruce Berman serving as executive producers. “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole” features the voices of Emily Barclay, Abbie Cornish, Emilie de Ravin, Deborra-Lee Furness, Ryan Kwanten, Miriam Margolyes, Helen Mirren, Sam Neill, Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Hugo Weaving and David Wenham. The film opens nationwide in theatres and IMAX on September 24, 2010. It will be presented in 3D and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.

About Krome Studios
Krome Studios is Australia’s largest video game developer and a leading independent development studio in the worldwide game development community. Krome’s vision is to cultivate technological and artistic achievement, creating proprietary technologies that facilitate superior game development for both original and licensed properties. The company has proven expertise in developing games for the current gen platforms and is already engaged in working on next gen as well as all handheld platforms.

About Tantalus Media
Founded in 1994 and with and a portfolio of over thirty titles on most major platforms, Tantalus is one of the world’s leading independent game development studios. Renowned for handheld work on franchises such as Cars, SpongeBob, MX vs ATV, and the million-unit-selling Pony Friends, Tantalus also develops for the current generation of consoles. Tantalus employs over 70 developers at its studio in Melbourne, Australia.

EA Have Released A New Dev Diary For Skate 3 Focusing On Skate Create

EA have released a new dev diary for Skate 3. this diary focuses on the Skate Create aspects in Skate 3. the diary uses in-game footage to highlight aspects of Skate Create that the developers are discussing.

The main areas shown in this video include, the ability to create your own skate park and upload it online. you are also able to create your own decals in the game and share them amongst friends. They also discuss how, in the open world, that your able to drop new objects into the game to skate off from.

Sega Have Released The Third Infinite Space Tutorial Video

Sega have released the third battle Tutorial video for Infinite Space. in this video, Skipping Scenes, Melee Battles, Realigning The Stylus, and Escaping From Battle are focused on. as with the first and second battle tutorials, this battle tutorial features video from in-game action with the tutorial as text underneath.

New Zero Punctuation - Battlefield: Bad Company 2

This Weeks Zero Punctuation is on Battlefield: Bad Company 2. could this first person shooter, in the vain of Modern Warfare 2, with its strong single player and online multiplayer modes be something that Yahtzee will like, or are they just two modes of disappointment wrapped in something that resembles a Modern Warfare 2 shooter?

Microsoft Announce Game Room Is Out Now As Well As 30 Games

Microsoft have announced that Game Room is out Now. To Play, you will need to download Game Room as well as 2 game packs. Once all these have been downloaded, you will get 20 free tokens in the game and the chance to play any of the 30 games that have been released today.

The 30 Games Also Out Now:
Armor Battle
Asteroids Deluxe
Crystal Castles
Lunar Lander
Red Baron
Road Fighter
Realsports Tennis
Sea Battle
Skiing, Mountain Madness/Super Pro
Space Armada
Space Hawk
Shao-lin's Road (Kicker)
Star Raiders
Super Cobra
Sub Hunt
Yar’s Revenge

From Major Nelson Blog

Microsoft Have Released New Pictures Of The 250 GB HDD For The Xbox 360

Microsoft have released new pictures of the 250GB HDD that is out now. the pictures show it looks the same to the other HDD's, but it does have the size of the HDD embossed on the top. The packaging also shows that it does come with a transfer cable.

250 GB HDD

Nintendo Reveal A New Super Mario Galaxy 2 Logo

Nintendo have revealed a updated Super Mario Galaxy 2 logo.

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  • iPhone: a report from Flurry Analytics reports that the iPhone has a 10% share of the portable gaming market in 2009

  • PS3: Folkert Langeveld mentions Little Big Planet 2 when discussing Playstation Move

  • 360: The Xbox 360 Dashboard has said that a standalone 250gb HDD is coming out.

  • Character art for Portal have been revealed. main character has a new look and human esq turrets also shown

  • 360: Microsoft reportedly says Natal needs 4 Meters (13 feet). Japanese City Homes may not have enough room

  • Starbreeze has reportedly canned a game in development with EA. its speculated to be Syndicate thats cancelled.

  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Announce The Nintendo 3DS And That It Is Set For Release Before March 2011

  • PS3: its rumoured that a second Gran Turismo 5 demo is coming. a image has been released showing Nurburgring

  • Wii: Nintendo started work on Super Mario Galaxy 1.5 before realising it was too big. they decided to make SMG 2 instead

  • PSP: Yusuke Naora, art director for Final Fantasy Agito XIII, has reiterated that the game is still in development.

  • iPhone: Apple has enabled people to gift games/apps to each other (as long as they're in the same country)

  • 360: Peter Molyneux has confirmed that Fable III will have episodic content after the game has launched.

  • QTE Blog: Microsoft Announces The Standalone 250 GB HDD Is Out Now For $129.99

  • 3DS: Nintendo have confirmed that the 3DS will be playable at E3

  • 360: the 120 GB HDD's have dropped in price to $99.99 in the USA

  • QTE Blog: Engadget Have Released New GamePlay And Dev Chat Videos For Playstation Move

  • 3DS: James Mielke, Q Entertainment, calls the 3DS "...impossible for anyone other than Nintendo to make money on."

  • Team Bondi have said that the current L.A. Noire script currently stands at 22.000 Pages long.

  • BioWare have launched a countdown clock that ends in 5 days. it also appears on Mass Effect and Dragon Age sites

  • Review scores for Just Cause 2 have gone live. mostly 8/10 with a few perfects

  • Wii: Red Steel 2 review scores are going live. mostly 8/9 out of 10 with a few slightly lower