Saturday, July 10, 2010

Namco Bandai Have Released New Screenshots For The Nintendo DS Version Of Puzzle Quest 2

Namco Bandai have released new screenshots for the Nintendo DS version of Puzzle Quest 2. these screenshots focus on the Sorcerer character, showing her moving on the over world, battling, and using magic. A mini game is also shown, the aim of which is to open a door by lining up shapes using the traditional Puzzle Quest mechanics. 2 level up screens are shown, showing that sometimes when you level up you can gain new spells or stat increases.


Namco Bandai Announce Enslaved: Odyssey To The West Is Coming Out Across Europe On 8th October

Namco Bandai have announced that Enslaved: Odyssey To The West is coming out Across Europe, The Middle East, and across Asia-Pacific on 8th October. Namco Bandai have also released new screenshots for the game, highlighting the colourful world and environments. characters, combat, and platforming are also shown in the screenshots.


Press Release

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S is very pleased to officially confirm the EMEA and Asia-Pacific release date of ENSLAVED™: Odyssey to the West™. The anticipated tactical action adventure by acclaimed development team Ninja Theory will launch for PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360® on October 8th 2010.

To mark the date announcement, a new set of screenshots has been published detailing even more of the lush game universe and unique combat of one of the most original action adventure games of 2010.

A cinematic gaming masterpiece inspired by the classic Chinese novel “Journey to the West,” ENSLAVED features Andy Serkis (Lord of the Rings, King Kong) as dramatic co-director and lead character Monkey, a story co-written from the pen of Alex Garland (The Beach, 28 Days Later), and music by acclaimed composer Nitin Sawhney.

ENSLAVED takes players on a gripping, surprise-filled journey as two dissimilar characters, Monkey and Trip, form an uneasy union in order to survive their way through a perilous, post-apocalyptic America. A tactical action-adventure game, ENSLAVED centers on the complex relationship between the two main characters and challenges players to employ a mix of combat, strategy and environmental exploration.

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This Weeks UK WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases

Nintendo's UK Website has revealed the games that have come out yesterday on the Virtual Console, WiiWare, and DSiWare. i have added screenshots for the games that i have, but Nintendo have released a video on the website, linked below, showing in-game footage of most of the games.

Virtual Console

Shadow of the Ninja - NES



Zenquaria: Virtual Aquarium


SteamWorld: Tower Defense

Crazy Golf

2Puzzle It - Fantasy

Hair Salon Pocket Stylist


From Nintendo UK

Hit X: The News Recapping Podcast For Friday 9th July

This is all the news from Friday 9th July.

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Re-Cap of Yesterdays News (oldest to newest)

  • QTE Blog: Re-Cap of Yesterdays News (oldest to newest)
  • GameStop has a listing for Borderlands GOTY Official Strategy Guide, coming 9th September. game speculated
  • QTE Blog: Hit X: The News Recapping Podcast For Thursday 8th July
  • Yuji Naka, the creator of Sonic, has said he's not interested in working on a Sonic game, wants to create new things
  • Its reported Atari won't be shutting down Test Derive Unlimited Servers next year
  • Idol Minds, Pain Devs, have a job posting up for a PS3 and 360 designer. shows they're going multiplatform
  • PC: Firaxis confirm that around 20 employees have been laid off, cost cutting measures, Civ 5 not effected
  • JP Consoles, DSi LL 32.661, PSP 24.685, Wii 21.964, PS3 20.077, DSi 18.271, 360 7.303, DS 5.339, PS2 1.594, PSPgo 1.024
  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released New Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Screenshots
  • PS3: ESRB Rates Japan Games Blockids and Magical Drop F,Natsume devs, as coming to PSN as a PS1 Classic via MonkeyPaw
  • PS3: Sony say Move has been priced so they will make a profit on each Move unit sold as soon as its released
  • 3DS: THQ admit DS piracy stopped them releasing many games on it. 3DS has the tech to stop piracy
  • PC: 2K have released the PC Minimum/Recommended Specs for Mafia II
  • 38 Studios announce they are revealing "Project Mercury" at San Diego Comic Con on 22nd July
  • DS: Pokémon Black and Pokémon White will be available for pre-order in Japan on 31st July. the game costs ¥4800
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Revealed The Boxart For Dragon Age 2
  • QTE Blog: 505 Games Announce They Are Publsihing Deep Black, Releasing It Q1 2011 On The Xbox 360 And Playstation 3