Thursday, June 17, 2010

Sony Have Released New Screenshots And A Trailer For echochrome ii

Sony have released new screenshots and a trailer for the upcoming PS3 game, echochrome ii. this game is coming from Sony Japan studios and it uses the Playstation Move in a previously unseen way. you use the move as a light source, the light hits a object and creates a shadow. you have to move the light and manipulate the shadow to get the echochrome ii guy to the exit and fully reveal the shape. the trailer shows examples of this and so do the screenshots.


Sony Online Entertainment Have Released A New Trailer And Screenshots For Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures

Sony Online Entertainment have released new screenshots and a trailer for Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures. the trailer starts of with footage from the TV series before moving to in-game gameplay, showing the beginning of your career, space battles, and light saber battles. the screenshots are also in-game and show off more battles in the game as well more indepth screens of the training.


EA Have Released 2 New Videos For Star Wars: The Old Republic

EA Have released 2 new videos for BioWares upcoming MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic. the first video shows the newly announced player ships, these were announced at EA's Press Conference, showing both the Jedi and Sith ships. the video shows the exteriors and interiors of both vessels. The second video shows how players get better and better armor as they progress in the game, with the example being the Bounty Hunter.

EA Have Released A E3 Trailer For MMA

EA Have released a new MMA trailer. this trailer was shown at EA's press conference, and it shows many of the rings in the game as well as many of the fighters in the game. The Rings show the many different countries that are in the game, whilst the fighters show off many of their signature moves and fighting styles.

Sony Online Entertainment Have Released New Screenshots For Slam Bolt Scrappers

Sony Online Entertainment have released new screenshots for the upcoming PSN PS3 game from Fire Hose Games, Slam Bolt Scrappers. these screenshots are in-game and show off 4 player games.


Microsoft Have Released New Screemnshots For Hydro Thunder Hurricane

Microsoft have released new screenshots for the upcoming XBLA game, Hydro Thunder Hurricane. these in game screenshots show off the games locations and speed as well as the variety of boats.


Microsoft Have Released New Screenshots For Comic Jumper

Microsoft have released new screenshots for Twisted Pixels upcoming XBLA game, Comic Jumper. these screenshots shows off the games different comic book inspired styles, for example the black and white are Anime inspired, and the different levels that have been created around this style. the game will also break the 4th wall and have references to their previous game, 'Splosion Man, both of which can also be seen in the screenshots.


Nintendo Have Released New Screenshots, A Trailer, And A Fact Sheet For Mario Vs Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem

Nintendo have released new screenshots, a fact sheet, and a trailer for the upcoming Nintendo DS game, Mario Vs Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem. The fact sheet reveals that the game comes with a help button, the games equivalent of a Super Guide, and you are able to create levels and share them with people with either locally or over the internet. The trailer for the game reveals it has gameplay very similar to Lemmings, in that the characters move in one direction and you have to manage the world to get them from a to b. the screenshots are also in-game and show gameplay and the build your own levels.


Fact Sheet

Mini Marios Mean Maximum Fun
At the grand opening of Mario’s third theme park, the first 100 guests
receive a new Mini Pauline toy. Donkey Kong™ arrives as the 101st guest
and finds himself out of luck. He grabs Pauline and heads into the park
with Mario™ and his Mini Marios in hot pursuit. The fourth game in the
series adds new challenges and new opportunities for users to share
what they have created.

• Edit and play: The latest installment to the Mario vs. Donkey Kong™ franchise to
arrive on the Nintendo DS family of systems is an exciting action puzzle game in
which players use the stylus to place objects like girders, springs, conveyer belts,
pipes and ladders to guide the Mini Marios to the end door of each level.

• Using an intuitive tool kit, players can create new level maps and share them with
members of the public near or far using the local wireless connection of the Nintendo
DS or Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection and wireless broadband Internet access. People
can rate the levels and see which ones people like the best.

• Regular themed challenges will invite user-created entries that players can vote on.
The top rated levels will be announced at the end of the challenges.

• Mini Pauline toys join the other familiar toys in the series (Mini Mario, Mini Toad™,
Mini Princess Peach™ and Mini Donkey Kong).

• A help button, new map mode and an in-game reference guide, also referred to as
the Super Guide, make it easy for anyone to pick up and play.

Nintendo Have Released New Character Artwork, A Fact Sheet, And A Trailer For Fling Smash

Nintendo have released new character artwork, a trailer, and a fact Sheet for the upcoming Nintendo Wii game from Artoon, Fling Smash. the character art shows the main characters in the game, whilst the trailer focuses more on the different types of gameplay and levels from the game.

Character Art

Fact Sheet

Introducing a Spherical Smash-Hit Hero
FlingSmash™ combines the hands-on fun of tennis with the nonstop action
and instant gratification of pinball. When the tropical Suthon Island is
invaded by the evil Omminus, the ball-shaped hero, Zip, is summoned to
save the day. Using the Wii Remote™ controller with the Wii MotionPlus™
accessory, you’ll fling Zip at targets to smash your way across eight
colorful worlds. Use the Wii Remote controller like a racket and watch Zip
bounce around like a pinball to smash through oncoming barriers and
enemies in this action sidescroller.

• Attach the Wii MotionPlus accessory to your Wii Remote controller to precisely
fling and smash your way through enemies and past barriers with a fun
combination of racket motions and pinball game play. Hit Zip and watch as he
bounces around like a pinball, smashing everything in his path.

• A second player can join the action using an additional Wii Remote controller and
Wii MotionPlus accessory (each sold separately) to control Zip’s friend, Pip.

• During the game, Zip and Pip travel through eight fast-action side-scrolling
worlds, each culminating in a boss battle. Each level offers a unique challenge
as Zip might be shrunk down, fattened up or turned into a heavy steel ball. Other
levels turn the action on its head to scroll vertically instead of horizontally.

• The vividly colored worlds include sandy beaches, lush tropical treetops and
even underwater grottos.

• FlingSmash has eight unlockable mini-games and eight extra levels – all
playable by one or two players.

• For left-handed players, the game will flip and position Zip on the left side of the

Nintendo Have Released New Samurai Warriors 3 Artwork, A Trailer, And A Fact Sheet

Nintendo have released new artwork, a trailer, and a fact sheet for the upcoming Tecmo Koei game, Samurai Warriors 3. The artwork focuses on the main characters in the game and a few of the locations in the game, whilst the trailer has a mix of in-game action and in-game cutscenes. the action shows a main character fighting hordes of enemies before using a special move.


Fact Sheet

During a Time of Civil Unrest,
Samurai Lay Down the Law
Players can choose from more than 35 playable samurai, many based on actual
figures from Japanese history. Each stage is filled with fast-paced action as players are
challenged to complete a series of objectives by fighting through hundreds of enemies
on foot or on horseback. Each samurai has different skills and weapons, and each one
offers a different perspective on the overall story of the unification of Japan. Each
samurai has a different motive for combat. Some fight to unite Japan, while others
seek to protect the honor of their clan and loved ones.

• As players fight through hundreds of enemies, players can collect gems to upgrade to
superior weapons and armor.

• In the “Murasame Castle” mode, players help a lost Samurai fight his way out of a
haunted castle. This mode is based on The Mysterious Murasame Castle, a game
originally designed by Nintendo with input from developer Shigeru Miyamoto and
released in Japan on the Famicom Disk System. In this mode, two players can battle
cooperatively across long distances via broadband Internet access and Nintendo®
Wi-Fi Connection.

• Samurai Warriors™ 3 features a variety of special moves such as:

▪ Spirit Charge: Hold the block button to block as well as fill up the Musou
gauge. When the Musou gauge is full of electricity, players can press the A
button on the Classic Controller Pro™ to execute a “Musou Attack.”

▪ Ultimate Musou Attack: When both the Rengi and Musou gauges are full,
pressing the A button on the Classic Controller Pro unleashes an “Ultimate
Musou Attack” that deals lethal amounts of damage to all nearby enemies.

• Players can select the character’s dialogue to be spoken in either Japanese or

• The game can be controlled with the Wii Remote™ and Nunchuk™ controller
combination, the Classic Controller™, the Classic Controller Pro or the Nintendo
GameCube™ controller.

Sony Have Released The Debut Trailer For The Sly Collection

At Sony's E3 press Conference they revealed the next PS2 collection coming to the PS3 is the Sly Collection, a collection of the 3 PS2 Sly Cooper games. Sony have also announced that these games have not just been HD Remastered and had trophies added, they now support 3D and they have new Playstation Move Mini Games. This trailer Sony has released mentions all these features whilst also comparing the PS2 versions to this new PS3 Collection. Sony announced during their press conference that the collection is coming out in November.

Microsoft Have Released New Screenshots And A Trailer For Monday Night Combat

Microsoft have released new screenshots for the upcoming XBLA game, Monday Night Combat. the screenshots and trailer feature alot of in-game footage of the two teams fighting, the arenas, and the upgrades you can get.


Microsoft Have Released New Screenshots And A Trailer For Hydrophobia

Microsoft have released new screenshots and a trailer for the upcoming XBLA game, Hydrophobia. the trailer for the game is in-game and shows alot of in-game action with the main character and enemies, but it also shows off the games water physics and effects. the screenshots are also in-game and mainly show the water effects and main character.


Nintendo Have Released New Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Screenshots, Trailer, And A Fact Sheet

Nintendo have released new screenshots, A trailer, and a fact, for Golden Sun: Dark Dawn, the upcoming Nintendo DS Game from Camelot that's set for a Holiday 2010 release. The Trailer Nintendo have released is the same as the one they showed during their E3 press conference, whilst the screenshots also show some areas seen the in the trailer, but they also show the characters moving around the world and in battles.


Fact Sheet

It’s Always Darkest Before the Dawn
A classic role-playing game branches out with a new look, countless
adventures and heroic battles. The game picks up 30 years after the first two
games in the series left off. At the end of Golden Sun: The Lost Age, the
heroes succeeded in bringing the world-healing power of the Golden Sun back
to the world of Weyard. In the years since, the immense power of the Golden
Sun has changed nearly everything. Continents have shifted. New countries
have emerged. New species have appeared. But the world is now imperiled by
a new threat. Psynergy Vortexes, which suck the elemental Psynergy from
both the land and power-wielding Adepts alike, are spreading across the world.
The new generation of heroes – the children of those from the previous games
– are drawn into the mystery behind the vortexes, as they cross a chaotic world
that is succumbing to a new evil.

• Amazing graphics and beautifully animated summoning abilities that span both
Nintendo DS screens let players experience the game like never before.

• The story takes place 30 years after the final events of the second game, when the
Golden Sun Effect occurred. The main characters are the descendents of the
previous game’s heroes.

• Intuitive touch-screen control has been implemented throughout the game, controlling
character movements and the release of Psynergy – magical abilities with powerful
effects over people and the environment. Touch control also streamlines battle
commands and gives players a stronger tactile connection to the action on the

• Players will explore a vast and beautifully rendered world where they will find many
treasures, encounter dangerous creatures and manipulate objects blocking their
path. Players will also hunt for and collect Djinn, mysterious elemental creatures used
to summon powerful spirits in battle.

Nintendo Have Released New Screenshots, A Fact Sheet, And A Trailer For Professor Layton And The Unwound Future

Nintendo have released new screenshots, a fact sheet, and a trailer for Professor Layton And The Unwound Future, the upcoming Nintendo DS Game from Level-5 that it is currently set for a 20th September release. The trailer introduces a bit of the games plot and setting, before moving on to show traditional Professor Layton gameplay and in-game movies. the trailer does end on a bit of a cliffhanger. the screenshots are also in-game and focus mainly on dialogue between characters and puzzles in the game.


Fact Sheet

Professor Layton Confronts the Puzzling
Mysteries of Time Travel
Professor Layton and his apprentice, Luke, receive a confounding
letter – from Luke 10 years in the future. But the message inside is even
more troubling: London of the future is in disarray, and the only person
who can help set things right is Professor Layton.

• More than 165 new puzzles weave seamlessly into the storyline. Players will
be challenged with fun, brain-teasing logic puzzles and riddles, and even new
types of puzzles.

• This game features significantly more hand-drawn animated sequences and
voice acting than the previous installment of the series.

• Players who are still stumped with a puzzle after three subtle hints can select
the new “superhint” option to point them toward a solution.

• As with previous incarnations of the franchise, weekly downloadable puzzles*
will be available after launch for a limited time.

Nintendo Have Released New Screenshots, A Fact Sheet. And A Trailer For Pokemon Ranger: Guardian Signs

Nintendo have released new screenshots, A fact sheet, and a trailer for the upcoming Nintendo DS game Pokemon Ranger: Guardian Signs, the game was once known as Pokemon Ranger: Tracks of Light. the trailer for the game provides some information about where the game takes place and the games main protagonists. the trailer introduces the Ukele Pichu, as well as new pokemon calling features. the games multiplayer features are also highlighted in the trailer as well as the screenshots. the screenshots also are in-game and show many features of the game. Pokemon Ranger: Guardian Signs is currently set to come out this fall.


Fact Sheet

Helping Pokémon Get Out of a Pinch
The third installment in the action-packed Pokémon Ranger™ series lets
players take on the role of a Pokémon Ranger tasked with protecting
Pokémon, people and nature in the Oblivia region. As a Pokémon
Ranger, players investigate the nefarious actions of the Pokémon
Pinchers, who have been disrupting the peace by chasing and catching

• As a Pokémon Ranger, players set out to stop the Pokémon Pinchers with the help of
their partner, Ukulele Pichu™ (an energetic Pichu that always carries a ukulele).

• Players use the Capture Styler to circle Pokémon on the touch screen. The further in
the story players progress, the more powers and abilities their Capture Styler gains.

• By drawing special Ranger Signs on the touch screen, players can summon powerful
Pokémon that they have befriended to help them progress in the game. Legendary
Pokémon like Raikou™, Entei™ and Suicune™ can be summoned by drawing their
Ranger Signs.

• Up to four players can play together on certain missions using the Nintendo DS Local
Wireless Connection, and discover more about the history of the Oblivia region.

Microsoft Have Released New Limbo Screenshots And Trailer

Microsoft have released new screenshots and a trailer for the upcoming XBLA game, Limbo. Both are from in-game and show action and various levels in the game.


Sony Online Entertainment Have Released New Screenshots And Artwork For The Agency

Sony Online Entertainment have released new screenshots and artwork for the upcoming PC and PS3 game, The Agency. The majority of the screenshots show off firefights in the game, whilst the artwork shows mainly different locations.



Microsoft Have Released New Screenshots For Super Meat Boy

Microsoft have released new screenshots for Super Meat Boy, a Upcoming XBLA game. these screenshots are in-game and show gameplay from several levels. the last few screenshots are from the beginning of the game and show bits of the games intro and world map.


New Zero Punctuation - Alpha Protocol

Yahtzee has played through a game that has managed to divide reviewers, but what will he think of it. will the shooting annoying him, or is it something that gives the game a edge...and what of the highly praised conversation system in the and find out.

This Weeks USA PSP Digital Comic Store Update

Sonys USA Playstation Blog has detailed the digital comics coming out today on the PSP Digital Comic Store.

2000AD Prog # 1684
Alice in Wonderland
Astonishing Tales (2009) # 1
Beyond # 4
Criminal (2008) # 2
Criminal (2008) # 3
Devi # 4
G.I. Joe # 18
Hope Falls # 2
Ms Marvel (2006) # 5
Ms Marvel (2006) # 6
Ms Marvel (2006) # 7
Ms Marvel (2006) # 8
Powers (2000) # 11
Powers (2000) 12
Ramayan 3392 AD # 4
The Sadhu # 4
Scrooge McDuck and the Ghost’s Treasure or Vice Versa
Scrooge McDuck and the Spring Money Bin
Serpent Wars # 5
Snakewoman # 4
Transformers: Last Stand of the Wreckers # 4
Wizards of Mickey # 8

From USA Playstation Blog