Thursday, August 5, 2010

Sony Have Released A New Trailer For Little Big Planet 2

Sony have released a new trailer for Little Big Planet 2. this trailer shows the games story, providing some back story for the game. the trailer features previously unseen in-game footage and shows some new gameplay mechanics like the creatinator, a device that shoots out goo that you can stand on. the trailer also shows some previously seen things like the AI Sackbots.

From USA Playstation Blog

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Reveal Batman: Arkham City

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have revealed that the sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum is Batman: Arkham City. Batman: Arkham City is currently set for a fall 2011 release. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have re-released the teaser trailer showing this new name.

Gameinformer also have Batman: Arkham City as their cover story for their September issue. their two covers show Batman and Catwoman, but it is unclear from the covers what part Catwoman plays.

EA Have Released New Screenshots For My Sims SkyHeroes

EA have released new screenshots for My Sims SkyHeroes. these screenshots are in-game and appear to be from the HD versions of the game. these screenshots focus on flying your plane through environments and engaging enemies. some characters in the game are also shown in these screenshots.


Konami Have Released New Screenshots For Pro Evolution Soccer 2011

Konami have released new screenshots for Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 (PES 2011). these screenshots are in-game and predominately show the games menus and pause menu's. the focus is on Messi and his two teams, Barcelona and Argentina.


EA Announce Kaka Has Been Chosen As The Main FIFA 11 Cover Player [Update]

EA have announced that Kaka, the Real Madrid Midfielder, has been chosen as the main footballer that'll adorn all FIFA 11 Boxes worldwide. EA have also revealed that there are 16 other players that will join him, depending on the region the game is released. the example shown above is that in the UK, Kaka will be joined by Wayne Rooney on the games cover.

[Update] EA have released a teaser trailer for FIFA 11 Starring Kaka.

Press Release

GUILDFORD, UK. – August 5, 2010 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that Real Madrid midfielder Kaka has been chosen for the cover of EA SPORTSTM FIFA 11. The 28-year-old Brazilian football hero will be the center-piece of global advertising, marketing and promotional campaigns for the most popular* sports videogame in the world. Kaka is part of an iconic group of 17 football stars who will adorn FIFA 11 worldwide and joins Manchester United and England sensation Wayne Rooney, who graces the pack for the sixth consecutive year, as joint cover star in the UK. Kaka will be accompanied by football stars from other teams in other countries in territory specific packaging when FIFA 11 is available in stores September 28 in North America and October 1 in Europe and Asia.

Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, or better known as Kaka, is one of the finest football players of this generation, having won the Golden Ball and FIFA World Player of the Year awards in 2007. During the 2009-2010 season, Kaka scored 8 goals in 22 appearances for Real Madrid.

“I’ve always been a fan of EA SPORTS and especially the FIFA series,” said Kaka. “Being on the FIFA 11 cover is a great honor for me since very few players have this opportunity, and there have been some great footballers featured on the cover of this truly amazing football game.”

Kaka started his professional football career at the age 15 for Sao Paulo FC. In 2003 he joined A.C. Milan before signing with Real Madrid in 2009. With 133 career goals in 372 appearances and a member of the Brazilian 2002 FIFA World CupTM winning squad, Kaka has secured his place as one of the best and most skillful midfielders to ever play the game.

“Kaka brings passion, imagination and individual flair to the game every time on the pitch,” said Matt Bilbey, Vice President of Football, EA SPORTS. “He perfectly illustrates a new feature in FIFA 11 called Personality+ that sees a player’s individual ability reflected in game, enabling clear differentiation for every player. With Kaka’s visionary style of football he’s always one step ahead of the opposition, moving into space with an often subtle change of pace and delivering crisp, creative one-touch passes and catching the goalkeepers off guard with strikes often from distance on either foot. His play is unlike any other player in our game and you will feel individual differences like this in each player, in every match.”

Building on FIFA 10 gameplay that won 50 sports game of the year awards, FIFA 11 reinvents player authenticity – on and off the ball – for every position on the pitch with Personality+, and introduces new Pro Passing where pass accuracy is determined by a gamer’s ability on the control pad, and player skill, situation and urgency on the pitch. Plus, experience true freedom in man-to-man interactions with 360° Fight for Possession that transforms physical play from just lateral jostling to full 360° collisions.

Visit to join the EA SPORTS FIFA Facebook group or visit WWW.FIFA.EASPORTS.COM for more information about the game. New game modes and innovations will be revealed later this month.

FIFA 11 will be available for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, WiiTM, PC, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo DSTM, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system and mobile. It will be available on the Wii in North America on Oct. 4. FIFA 11 is developed under the EA SPORTS brand by EA Canada in Burnaby, B.C. The game has not yet been rated.

EA SPORTSTM is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, global videogame competitions and breakthrough digital experiences. EA SPORTS delivers personal access to the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports simulation videogames, including Madden NFL football, FIFA Soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA ELITE basketball, NCAA® Football, Fight Night boxing, EA SPORTS MMA, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® golf, and EA SPORTS Active.

For more information about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit to connect, share and compete.

*Based on total sales in 2009 according to the NPD.


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 MobileTMand POGOTM. In fiscal 2010, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.7 billion and had 27 titles that sold more than one million units. EA's homepage and online game site is More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at

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PopCap Have Released New Screenshots And A Trailer For Plants Vs. Zombies On XBLA

PopCap have released new screenshots and a trailer for the upcoming Xbox Live Arcade Version of Plants Vs. Zombies. this version is set to come out on 8th September. The Screenshots and trailer are both in-game and they show the familiar single player gameplay as well as the co-op and 2 player vs. mode. the trailer also shows many of the other stages in the game and the types of Flowers/Zombies you will be up against.


Hit X: The News Recapping Podcast For Wednesday 4th August

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 4th August

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 3rd August
  • QTE Blog: Hit X: The News Recapping Podcast For Tuesday 3rd August
  • its reported that David O. Russell is no longer being considered for the Uncharted: Drakes Fortune movie
  • EA Announce Crysis 2 and Need For Speed Shift 2 coming out 1st 1/4 2011. Dead Space 2 coming to handhelds
  • DS: Game Freak's Junichi Masuda reveals you only use new Pokémon in Pokémon Black & White when you complete the story
  • EA have filed 4 trademarks for the Syndicate name for use in Video games, online games, board games, toys, and more
  • PSP: Marvelous Entertainment announce they're making a Half Minute Hero sequel. focus on RPG, 90 quests, ad-hoc, editor
  • QTE Blog: This Weeks UK PSP Digital Comic Store Update
  • PSP: Sega announce Shining Hearts for the PSP. its coming out in winter for ¥6279. its a mix of RPG and Animal Crossing
  • QTE Blog: Sony Detail The EU Gran Turismo 5 Signature And Collectors Editions And How You Can Win A Mercedes-Benz SL...
  • QTE Blog: Mediatonic Announce Who's That Flying, An Exclusive Playstation Mini's Game
  • Wii: Capcom announce they have fixed the Tatsunoko Vs Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars Battle Points Reset Bug
  • Treasure are hiring for a 3D Shooting game. its not known what game this is
  • QTE Blog: Microsoft Have Released The Opening Cinematic To Fable III
  • QTE Blog: New Zero Punctuation - DeathSpank & Limbo
  • Warner Bros reveal Lego Harry Potter Years 1-4 has sold over 2.7 Million units worldwide.
  • 3DS: its reported that if children under 7 the 3DS, it won't be known for years is any damage has been done to their eyes
  • QTE Blog: D3 Announe They Are Making Yogi Bear: The Video Game For The Nintendo Wii And Nintendo DS
  • QTE Blog: UK PSN Update 04/08/2010
  • Bungie say they are making their new upcoming series with the next generation of consoles in mind.
  • BioWare reveal that over 1,000 story variations from Mass Effect 1 + 2 will shape Mass Effect 3
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Revealed The Monopoly Streets Boxart
  • QTE Blog: Runic Games Announce Torchlight II And Reveal Its Coming Out Spring 2011
  • PS3: Naughty Dog's Arne Meyer Says Uncharted will only use Move and 3D if it “fits into the story”, glad PS3 has both
  • PS3: Namco say they're putting all their Tales experience into their upcoming PS3 version.
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Revealed The Boxart For My Sims Sky Heroes
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Revealed The Boxart For Hasbro Family Game Night 3
  • reported Activision doesn't have female leads, they don't sell games, changed characters to avoid it, focus test blamed
  • PC: A Demo for Civilization 5 is coming out in September, before the game is released
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Revealed The Sims 3 Consoles Boxart
  • QTE Blog: Marvel Have Released New Artwork From The 3rd Marvel Little Big Planet Costume Pack
  • iPhone: The Latest iOS4 beta removes Game Center Support For 2nd Gen iPod Touch and iPhone 3g.
  • Its reported that 20 employees have been let go from High Voltage Software, the devs behind The Conduit
  • QTE Blog: Codemasters Have Released The Debut Trailer For Dirt 3
  • PS3: reports of problems with the new ModNation Racers patch, users complaining of freezing, Load time change minimal
  • 360: Blitz Games CTO Andrew Oliver says lag in Kinect games is down to software, his game down to 2 frames behind
  • Spiders-Game’s announce Mars has been put on hold for a bit. Spiders-Game’s are currently working on other games