Thursday, September 2, 2010

Capcom Have Released A New Trailer For Mega Man Universe

Capcom have released a new trailer for Mega Man Universe. Keji Inafune introduces the trailer and says Capcom released this trailer to help people make sense of the game as the original trailer left people guessing as to what kinda game it is. The trailer does confirm that Ryu is making an appearance, and possibly this means that other Capcom characters will also.

Sony Have Released A New Kevin Butler Ad For Playstation Move

Sony have released a new Kevin Butler advert. this new advert is for Playstation Move and it aims to show that its not just for kids. Oh and Kevin Butler, for those who don't know, is the VP of Epic Gaming For All.

Sega Have Released New Screenshots And A Video Focusing On Battles In Shogun 2: Total War

Sega have released new screenshots and a video for Shogun 2: Total War. both of these focus on battles in the game, with the trailer specifically showing a battle between Chosokabe and Takeda. the video is being narrated by some devs behind the game who explain their battle tactics and describe what the PC AI is doing also. they also provide some tips along the way.


O-Games Have Revealed The Boxart For John Daly's ProStroke Golf

O-Games have revealed the boxart for John Daly's ProStroke Golf on PS3, PC, And Xbox 360. The Playstation 3 version of the game supports Playstation Move. John Daly's ProStroke Golf is set to come out on 8th October.


Press Release

2nd September 2010 – Wellingborough, UK/… O-Games today released new screenshots and retail packshots for its forthcoming golf game, John Daly's ProStroke Golf for the PlayStationTM 3, Xbox® 360 and PC. The PlayStation 3 version of John Daly’s ProStroke Golf is also the first and only golfing game to have been created from the ground up to utilise the PlayStation Move motion controller: PlayStation 3 owners will have the ability to rotate the club head in real-time, punch and chip the ball according to the input movement, simulate weight transfer and much more.

Developed by Gusto Games, John Daly’s ProStroke Golf features the return of the trademark ProStroke control system - presenting a first-person view of the ball and club head, resulting in the closest representation of a natural golf swing available with no artificial barriers to impede shot performance.

Get ready to ‘Grip it and Rip it’ with John Daly’s ProStroke Golf on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC from 8th October 2010.

Nintendo Announce Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs Is Coming Out Across Europe On 5th November

Nintendo have announced that Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs is coming out across Europe on the Nintendo DS on the 5th November. in the game you play as a Pokémon Ranger who has been tasked to protect the local people and Pokémon. your partner is Ukulele Pichu and together you stop the Pokémon Pinchers and their evil plans. as well as the single player gameplay, the game supports wireless multiplayer missions for up to 3 other Pokémon Rangers. 

The Nintendo Wi-fi Connection will also be offering exclusive missions for a limited time, with the “Deoxys and the Odd Temple” mission also giving you a Deoxys you can send to Pokémon Diamond Version, Pokémon Pearl Version, Pokémon Platinum Version, Pokémon HeartGold Version or Pokémon SoulSilver Version.

Press Release

Get ready for an exciting adventure in the third instalment of the action-packed Pokémon Ranger Series: Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs as it arrives across Europe for the Nintendo DS family of consoles on 5th November 2010.

Take on the role of a Pokémon Ranger tasked with protecting the local people and wild Pokémon from the nasty Pokémon Pinchers with the help of your partner, Ukulele Pichu. To save the land from the powers of darkness, join forces with the Legendary Pokémon and stop the Pokémon Pinchers from their evil plans!

Capture and befriend Pokémon by circling them with the Capture Styler on the Nintendo DS Touch Screen. Pokémon that you befriend will support you on your adventure by using their abilities to clear obstacles that stand in your way or by helping you capture even stronger Pokémon. For the first time in the series, you can call Pokémon to your aid by drawing their Ranger Sign on the Nintendo DS Touch Screen. There are many Pokémon available to support you, as well as a number of Legendary Pokémon, including Raikou, Entei and Suicune.

As a Pokémon Ranger, your day will often involve being sent on a Mission, which may involve finding a missing person, stopping a natural disaster, or protecting the peace in another dramatic way. If you are successful and complete the Mission, then the game story will advance. Each chapter in the game features a series of dynamic tasks and puzzle-solving challenges using the powers of the Pokémon. For example, you may call upon a Pokémon in the Water-group to help put out a fire.

You can also enjoy the Wireless Multiplayer Missions with up to three other Pokémon Rangers by using the Nintendo DS Local Wireless Connection. From 5th November two Special Missions, “Protect the Blue Sphere” and “Deoxys and the Odd Temple” will be available for a limited time via the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. Take on the Special Mission “Deoxys and the Odd Temple” with friends via the Local Wireless Connection and once cleared send Deoxys to your copy of Pokémon Diamond Version, Pokémon Pearl Version, Pokémon Platinum Version, Pokémon HeartGold Version or Pokémon SoulSilver Version.

So, put 5th November 2010 firmly into your diary, as Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs will be coming to Europe for you to enjoy.

Activision Announce RZA Is A Playable Character In DJ Hero 2

Activison have announced that RZA is a playable character in DJ Hero 2. RZA was a founder of the Wu-Tang Clan and is now a world famous DJ. RZA has mixed and produced two exclusive tracks featuring LL Cool J “I Can’t Live Without My Radio” Mixed With Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five “The Message” and Damian Marley “Welcome To Jamrock” Mixed With Walter Murphy “A Fifth of Beethoven.”

Press Release

London, UK – 2nd September, 2010 – Award winning producer-rapper, world famous DJ and founder of one of rap’s most influential groups, The Wu-Tang Clan, RZA will ascend to the virtual stage on 22nd October in Activision Publishing, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ATVI) highly anticipated video game DJ Hero® 2. Joining a distinguished rank of playable characters appearing in the game, including Deadmau5, David Guetta, DJ Qbert, and Tiësto, RZA also mixed and produced two exclusive tracks featuring LL Cool J “I Can’t Live Without My Radio” Mixed With Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five “The Message” and Damian Marley “Welcome To Jamrock” Mixed With Walter Murphy “A Fifth of Beethoven.”

“I'm very excited to be involved with DJ Hero 2. As both a DJ and gamer from an early age, the game combines two of my passions,” said RZA. “I loved working with the team and am excited for the fans to hear the two brand-new mixes I put together just for this game. Bong bong!”

“RZA rounds out the crew of in-game playable characters representing the biggest and best DJs in hip hop, pop and dance from around the world,” said Dan Neil, Music Director, FreeStyleGames. “These world-renowned DJs, along with our award-winning team at FreeStyleGames, have mixed a host of the biggest hits from the hottest artists today to produce 83 masterpieces that deliver the best soundtrack in entertainment.”

The ultimate mixer of music and friends, DJ Hero 2 will deliver the definitive way for players to come together and party with a host of new multiplayer modes – including DJ Battles that pit DJ against DJ in mixes produced specifically for battle gameplay – and invite vocalists into the spotlight with integrated on-screen singing and rapping of lyrics and rhymes while bringing the party to life with jump-in/jump-out Party Play gameplay. Featuring the biggest dance, pop and hip-hop hits by the hottest artists everyone knows and loves remixed by world-class DJ’s in an all-new way, the game’s soundtrack delivers 83 unique creations only available in DJ Hero 2. Further immersing players into the music, the game offers a heightened level of creative input and allows everyone to add their own touch, directly impacting the beats they’re spinning with freestyle scratching, crossfading and sampling. The game will also feature an all-new career-based Empire Mode where players start out as an up-and-coming DJ on the road to becoming the head of a major entertainment empire, all of which is founded solely on their success as a DJ.

Dropping on 22nd October, DJ Hero 2 will invite a wave of new digital disc jockeys to the turntables as the game will be available as a Party Bundle which will include a copy of the game, two turntable controllers and a microphone, offering the ultimate party-in-a-box. Gamers who experienced DJ Hero®, the #1 new videogame intellectual property of 2009, can pick up DJ Hero 2 as a Turntable Bundle featuring one turntable controller and a copy of the game or as standalone software. The game is in development by FreeStyleGames for the Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 and the WiiTM system from Nintendo. The game is PEGI rated 12+. For more information about DJ Hero 2, please,

About RZA
Most well known as the founder of The Wu-Tang Clan, RZA is fast becoming a recognised as a multi-faceted talent for his rapping, producing, directing, writing, and acting. As a producer, RZA is responsible for many influential classics such as The Wu Tang Clan’s 1993 debut Enter The Wu-Tang 36 Chambers, which is considered to be one of the most influential albums in its genre. Since that album he has created countless solo albums for the group, plus three more group albums.

A writer as well, in his 2005 New York Times bestseller The Wu-Tang Manual, RZA provided the barest glimpse of how that mythology worked. His second book The Tao of Wu, was released in the fall of 2009. In film, RZA has amassed a number of credits from action to comedy in such films as American Gangster and Funny People. His next film due for release this November sees him opposite Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis in the comedy Due Date. He is currently in pre-production for The Man with the Iron Fist, a film he is set to Direct and star in, co-written with Eli Roth.

About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products.
Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, China and the region of Taiwan. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company’s website,

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Big Sandwich Games Have Released A New Trailer For Hoard

Big Sandwich Games have released a new trailer for Hoard. Hoard is set to come to both the Playstation 3 and PSP, via the PSN. this trailer uses in-game footage from the Playstation 3 version to highlight may aspects of the game and to show what it is. Simply Put, in Hoard you play as a dragon who must destroy land, collect treasure, kidnap princesses, and defeat knights.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Have Released A New Trailer For Scooby-Doo! And The Spooky Swamp

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have released a new trailer for their upcoming Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, and PSP Game Scooby-Doo! And The Spooky Swamp. This trailer focuses on the games 3 main locations and shows the main characters solving puzzles and fighting enemies in each location.

Sega Have Released New Screenshots And A Trailer For Yakuza 4

Sega have released a new trailer and screenshots for Yakuza 4. both appear to be taken from in-game Cinematics, with the screenshots focusing on characters and the trailer showing mostly violent aspects of the game. The trailer ends by revealing Yakuza 4 is currently set for a spring 2011 release.


Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 1st September

This is all the news from Wednesday 1st September.

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 1st September

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 31st August
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 31st August
  • PS3: its rumoured Sony is going to announce a iTunes rival, that will be on the PS3 and work with PSP/TV/Mobile/PC
  • QTE Blog: Blizzard Entertainment Announce StarCraft II: Wings Of Liberty Sold More Than 3 Million Units In Its First...
  • 360: Kinect voice recognition only accepts accept English, Japanese and Mexican Spanish in USA/UK/Mexico. others in 2011
  • PS3: Latest Famitsu reveals Irem's Zettai Zetsumei Toshi 4 (Disaster Report 4). it has Move and 3D support, Coming Winter
  • QTE Blog: Round Up Of Playstation Move Review Scores From Around The Web
  • A Website has appeared and it looks like a new Valkyria Chronicles game. the reveal comes 16/9/2010 likely at TGS
  • PSP: Puzzle Quest 2 is coming to the PSP via the PSN towards the end of 2010. it will have new elite difficulty
  • QTE Blog: This Weeks UK PSP Digital Comic Store Update
  • The Demo For Vanquish reveals the game has a SDTV mode, it makes the text and icons larger
  • DS: Square Enix announce they are re-making Final Fantasy Legend III for the DS as SaGa 3: Shadow or Light
  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released New Vanquish Screenshots
  • PS3: Famitsu reveals new PS3 Exclusive, Tokyo Jungle. takes place in deserted Tokyo wasteland, many realistic animals
  • 360: OFLC rates Aero-Cross HighAir from Namco Bandai. USK Rates Metro Cross HighAir GP. same game based on Metro Cross
  • Apple Announcements, iTunes 10 And Ping New iPod Touch New iPod Nano
  • iOS 4.1 coming Next week for free. it adds Game Center, fixes proximity sensor, Bluetooth, and 3G performance + more
  • QTE Blog: Sega Announce Sonic Adventure Is Coming To Xbox Live Aracde On 15th September For 800 MS Points
  • iOS 4.2 revealed. coming November to iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch. brings AirPlay which streams Music/video over Wifi + more
  • Apple claim they have 50% of the handheld market and they are out selling Nintendo And Sony Combined
  • Dreamcast: NGDev announce they're porting the Neo Geo game Fast Striker to the Dreamcast, coming Winter 2010
  • PS3: Sony announce the Blu-Ray 3D update is coming out in October.
  • PS3: Sony announce Qricoty is coming to France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK. its a video streaming service
  • PS3: Qriocity will also bring streaming music to the PS3. few details on it for now.
  • QTE Blog: UK PSN Update 01/09/2010
  • Valve reveal they are going to make 3 big announcements over the next year.
  • PS3: Hideo Kojima reveals he wants a ultimate version of Metal Gear Solid 4 with trophies+Move+ 3D. says he can't do it
  • QTE Blog: D3Publisher Announce Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury Exclusively For Xbox Live Arcade
  • PSP: Sony Announce White Knight Chronicles Episode.Portable: Dogma Wars, a prequel set 10K years before PS3 game, JP Only
  • iPad: Rockstar announce grand Theft Auto China Town Wars HD is coming to Ipad for $9.99 on 9th September.
  • QTE Blog: Sony Reveal The Playstation Plus Content From September 1st To 2nd November
  • Level-5 announce they are revealing a secret/unannounced game at Tokyo Game Show
  • 360: Kinect is coming out in Australia on 18th November, bundled with Kinect Adventures $199, Console Bundle $449
  • QTE Blog: This Weeks USA PSP Digital Comic Store Update

This Weeks USA PSP Digital Comic Store Update

Sony's USA Playstation Blog has detailed the comics coming out today in the USA on the PSP Digital Comic Store. its unclear if there are any free comics coming out today.

2000AD Prog # 1695
The Authority # 8
Bone # 2
Captain America (2004) #43 – #48
Castlevania: The Belmont Legacy #1 – #5
DMZ # 20
Ex Machina # 7
Fables # 22
Gen13 # 28
Green Lantern: No Fear # 4
The Hammer # 2
Haven #1 – #4
High Moon # 8
Jonah Hex # 20
Kane & Lynch # 1
The Lexian Chronicles # 12
Mickey Mouse and The River of Time #1 & #2
Monsters, Inc.
Night Owls # 4
Planetary # 9
Raising Amy # 2
RASL # 2
Sonic Universe #5 & #6
Starcraft # 2
Stormwatch PHD # 20
Street Code # 3
Superduck # 16
Transformers # 9
Welcome to Tranquility # 1
Wildcats # 8
Y: The Last Man # 5

From USA Playstation Blog