Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Namco Bandai Have Released New Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 Screenshots For The PSP

Namco Bandai have released new screenshots for their upcoming PSP game, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3. These screenshots are in-game and shows 4 player fighting, either with 2 human players against 2 AI players or 4 Humans in teams of 2.


Microsoft Reveal The Exotic Car Pack DLC For Forza 3

Microsoft have revealed the next DLC pack for Forza 3 is going to be The Exotic Car Pack. This pack is out now and costs 400 MS Points. the free car of the month is the Spyker C8 Laviolette LM85.

The 10 Cars In This Pack are:
  • SSC Ultimate Aero
  • JOSS JT1
  • Weismann GT MF5
  • Devon GTX
  • Spada Codatronca TS
  • Spyker C8 Laviolette LM85
  • Mosler MT900s
  • Q1 Rossion
  • Radical  SR8 LM
  • Gumpert Apollo
Exotic Car Pack Trailer


Press Release

This spring, turn heads and ignite your inner car-collector-passion with “The Exotic Car Pack” for “Forza Motorsport 3.” Brought to you by developers Turn 10, “The Exotic Car Pack” introduces a roster of rare boutique brands for the first time ever to the franchise.  Available for 400 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE Marketplace  starting today, the “Exotic Car Pack” features 10 distinctive vehicles that represent the pinnacle of automotive power and design.

This new car pack adds must-have jaw droppers to your showroom, including the SSC Ultimate Aero, the Guinness World Record holder for the fastest speed achieved by a road legal car (257 MPH). Also along for the ride is the Radical SR8 LM, which is famous for setting the fastest lap time on Nürburgring Nordschleife by a road legal production car (6 minutes and 48 seconds).

The “Exotic Car Pack” features 10 stunners that come ready to race, paint and tune:

SSC Ultimate Aero
Weismann GT MF5
Devon GTX
Spada Codatronca TS
Spyker C8 Laviolette LM85
Mosler MT900s
Q1 Rossion
Radical  SR8 LM
Gumpert Apollo

For car fans wanting a sample of this exotic download, Turn 10 is offering the Spyker C8 Laviolette LM85 as the free downloadable car of the month. Celebrating Spyker’s involvement in the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans race, the LM85 gives “Forza Motorsport 3” players the unique opportunity to push one of the rarest and most elite cars in the world to the brink. Paying homage to the Le Mans theme, only 24 real life LM85s will be manufactured, but with your copy of “Forza Motorsport 3,” you can get behind the wheel and feel the exhilaration for yourself, accelerating from 0-60 in under 4.5 seconds and hitting top speeds of more than 185 MPH.

Codemasters Have Released A New Trailer For International Cricket 2010

Codemasters have released a new trailer for International Cricket 2010. this trailer, titled Heroes, features both Stuart Broad and Ricky Ponting. This trailer shows in-game action from both of these players playing against a few different teams, at different grounds.

Press Release

Tuesday 11th May/... Codemasters® today released a new gameplay video for International Cricket 2010™, coming June 18th for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®. The latest video shows cricket stars Stuart Broad and Ricky Ponting in action and is available to view atwww.playcricket2010.com

Produced by Codemasters and developed by Trickstar Games, the Australian developer with a pedigree that includes Ashes 2009 and the Brian Lara series, International Cricket 2010 will set the new standard in cricket gaming. Players will experience a range of gameplay improvements which will deliver the most rewarding and authentic cricket yet, including fully motion captured players and reworked animations meaning cricketers bat, field and bowl more realistically than ever before.

Gamers can take to the wicket on 21 stadia around the world, each featuring authentic pitch conditions and performance. An extensive range of game modes, from quick fire Twenty20 matches to international tournaments and leagues, can be taken on with any of the expanded roster of 16 countries, including the officially licensed England and Australian teams.

Other key enhancements include ‘Action Cam’, the innovative new camera that takes players right onto the pitch, and the new ‘Power Stick’ which delivers 360° degree batting control and gives players the widest selection of shots possible, from pushing quick singles to riskier slogs to the boundary.

Complete with local and online multiplayer, International Cricket 2010 launches this summer for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION®3. For the latest news and screens, visitwww.playcricket2010.com.

Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of best-selling interactive entertainment products for a global audience across multiple gaming platforms and channels. Established in 1986, the company’s dominant brands include Colin McRae DiRT, Race Driver GRID, Overlord and Operation Flashpoint; the company recently secured the exclusive worldwide video game rights to FORMULA 1. Codemasters is headquartered in Warwickshire UK, with North American operations based in Universal City, Calif. The company also maintains operations in Japan, Germany, France, Spain, Benelux and Malaysia. Codemasters receives over two million visitors to its web site every month, discover why at www.codemasters.com

Established in 2009, Trickstar Games is Australia’s newest but most experienced developer of best-selling interactive entertainment products for Xbox 360® and PLAYSTATION®3. The company is headquartered in Prahran, Melbourne.www.trickstargames.com

Codemasters supports askaboutgames.com www.askaboutgames.com - a UK initiative designed to help parents understand the age ratings system for computer and video games so that they can make more informed choices when choosing games for their children.

Codemasters is a registered trademark owned by The Codemasters Software Company. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. “PlayStation”, “PLAYSTATION” and “PS” Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox LIVE are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. Trademarks are property of their respective owners. Wii is a trademark of Nintendo.

EA Announce Online Pass, The Only Way For Future EA Sports Games To Be Played Online [Updated]

EA Have announced Online Pass for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 EA Sports Games. Online Pass is a 1 time use code, that will come with all new EA Sports Games that have an online component, that you will have to enter to play the game online. the first game to come Online Pass is Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 11, you will need to enter the Online Pass code that comes with the game to play it online. For those who buy a game used, and therefore have bought a game without a Online Pass Code, you can buy a new Online Pass Code for $10, prices for other countries to be revealed later.

It is unclear if Online Pass will come to the Nintendo Wii. EA say that those who use the Online Pass will gain access to features and bonus content as well as the standard online services.

[Update: Post updated to show that Online Pass applies only to EA Sports Games at this point.]

Press Release

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) today introduced Online Pass content from EA SPORTS™. Online Pass rewards game owners with a game-specific, one-time-use registration code for online services, features and bonus content. Each title-specific Online Pass may be used with upcoming releases of EA SPORTS simulation games on PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, beginning next month with Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 11. The one-time Online Pass registration code comes included with each unit sold new at retail. Once redeemed, additional Online Passes will be available for $10. Fans also may sign up for a free 7-day trial to experience Online Pass. International pricing will be announced within territories in the near future.

“This is an important inflection point in our business because it allows us to accelerate our commitment to enhance premium online services to the entire robust EA SPORTS online community,” said Peter Moore, President of EA SPORTS.

Retailer GameStop (NYSE: GME) has shown support of EA’s digital strategy by selling Sony PlayStation Network cards and Xbox Live Microsoft Points cards with the purchase of new and used EA titles. “GameStop is excited to partner with such a forward-thinking publisher as Electronic Arts,” said Dan DeMatteo, Chief Executive Officer of GameStop Corp. “This relationship allows us to capitalize on our investments to market and sell downloadable content online, as well as through our network of stores worldwide.”

Moore continued, “We’re delighted that GameStop is offering their support of this program as a place for gamers to purchase points that provide access to downloadable content from EA at their stores and through their website.”

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™ 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.ea.com. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.

EA, EA SPORTS, EA Mobile and POGO are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. Tiger Woods and PGA TOUR are trademarks of their respective owners and used with permission. Xbox and the Xbox 360 are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. PlayStation is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

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  • An Australian survey of 59,678 participants revealed that 98.2% were in support of a R18+ rating http://ht.ly/1J3SX

  • Its reported Codemasters is taking Playground to court accusing them of poaching their staff, around 17 of them http://ht.ly/1J4FV

  • GameInformer reveals Dante, Captain America, Deadpool and Felicia are in Marvel vs Capcom 3. http://ht.ly/1J4O8

  • A patch for BioShock 2 is currently being tested. it is a multiplayer patch for PC,360,PS3 and fixes alot of things http://ht.ly/1J4QL

  • 360: Its been revealed the 360 versions of White Gold: War in Paradise and The Precursors have been axed http://ht.ly/1J4Tl

  • QTE Blog: Sony And Media Molecule Announce Little Big Planet 2 Is Coming Exclusively To The PS3 This Year http://ow.ly/17kcPq

  • PS3: Little Big Planet 2 does not support Playstation Move at laucnh, but it will get support via DLC http://ht.ly/1J4US

  • PS3: A PS3 Ape Escape game is expected to come out in Japan this year. it will support Playstation Move. http://ht.ly/1J4Xk

  • Screenshots from Marvel vs Capcom 3 have leaked onto the internet. looks similar to Street Fighter IV, and yet different http://ht.ly/1J59n

  • UK Game Charts, 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, Just Dance, Modern Warfare 2, Wii Fit Plus, Battlefield: Bad Company 2 http://ht.ly/1J5aX

  • PS3: ModNation Racers will have DLC Released in a similar way that Little Big Planet did. Community determines game life http://ht.ly/1J5d3

  • the USA and EU Will get the Monster Hunter DLC for Lost Planet 2 on 11th May http://ht.ly/1Jat5 v

  • QTE Blog: EA Announce The Sims 3 Create a Pattern Tool Is Coming Out This Summer For Free http://ow.ly/17kgOh

  • PC: An Analyst is predicting that StarCraft II will sell 5 Million units in its first year on sale. http://ht.ly/1Jbg4

  • Wii: Super Mario Galaxy 2 details, over 40 Galaxies. Luigi randomly playable, takes place in alternate reality, + more http://ht.ly/1JbvF

  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released New Skate It iPhone Screenshots http://ow.ly/17kjMN

  • Namco Bandai is releasing 25 PSP, 10 Wii, 34 DS, 13 PS3, 0 PS2, 8 Xbox 360 new games during their fiscal year 2011 http://ht.ly/1JbYQ

  • Facebook: its reported that since Facebook change notifications, game usage has dropped by as much as 7.9M users http://ht.ly/1JeiR

  • QTE Blog: This Weeks WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases http://ow.ly/17klvu

  • PS3: Square Enix have revealed that Threads of Fate is coming to PS1 Classics after Final Fantasy IX http://ht.ly/1Jelw

  • 360: Alan Wake only uses 2.5GB for game data, video takes up 3.74GB of space on the DVD http://ht.ly/1Jemv

  • 360: Remedy have announced that they have written the main plot for Alan Wake 2 http://ht.ly/1Jeol

  • QTE Blog: Namco Bandai Have Released The Debut Trailer For Enslaved: Odyssey To The West http://ow.ly/17knAl

  • 360: Bungie reveal gameplay changes coming to Halo Reach multiplayer. grenades, Melee being adjusted + more http://ht.ly/1Jeq5

  • its rumoured Remedy Derby have not sent out wages/redundancy payments for April, Derby office to be declared bankrupt http://ht.ly/1JetF