Friday, September 10, 2010

Sony Have Released A New Gameplay Video For Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One

Sony have released a new gameplay video for Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One. this video comes with commentary from Insomniac North Carolina Studio Director Chad Dezer. he describes what's happening in the video, providing tips on how to beat enemies and how to work together. he also reveals the games back story, how all 4 of them ended up together. examples of the games tech are also revealed, like the use of the games camera to show the player the landscapes. new weapons, enemies, and techniques are also shown in this video.

From USA Playstation Blog

Sega Reveal Upcoming iPhone Releases, Including Chu Chu Rocket

Sega have revealed their upcoming iPhone releases. out of all their games, Kingdom Conquest and Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode 1 are new games, whilst Altered Beast, Gunstar Heroes, and Chu Chui Rocket are games that have been released on other platforms. The Upcoming Sega games Are:

Kingdom Conquest

Game Features
  • Compete or form alliances with other players from around the world.
  • Earn new Items and powerful weapons by defeating beasts in the dungeon-crawling Action Mode, and use these spoils to defeat other players in the strategy-focused Simulation Mode.
  • Unlock more than 100 types of collectable monsters like Crimson Gargoyles, Ice Golems, and Dark Steam Knights.
  • Synthesize new monsters with skills that can turn the tide in a crucial battle.
  • Trade weapons and monsters with other players via the integrated auction house.
  • Communicate with alliance members by using the in-game forums.
  • Improve chances of success by purchasing resource stones Apple’s micro-payment system. These valuable items can help boost progress in a wide variety of ways: increased resource gathering ability, bigger storage capacity in treasuries, increased life points, etc.
Gunstar Heroes

Game Features:
  • 360 Degree Shooting – As you run through the explosive side-scrolling levels, point and fire from any angle, even backwards over your head.
  • Loads of Enemies – Carrying two to four weapon types, unleash 10 different attacks on enemies and over 25 Boss battles.
  • Two-Player Action – Take on the unfriendly fire of Colonel Red’s army with a friend (Bluetooth required – available only for 2nd generation or better iPhone & iPod touch and 3.x OS).
  • Close Quarters Combat – Throwing, sliding and jumping attacks with 14 unique weapons.
Chu Chu Rocket

Game Features:
  • Wild Puzzles – Help the ChuChus escape the evil KapuKapus in 145 puzzles spread between Normal, Hard, Special, and Mania difficulty levels.
  • 1 to 4 Player Multiplayer Battles – Play free-for-all or in team battle as frantic action ensues across 25 intense multiplayer levels as up to 4 players battle it out via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.
  • Tons of Game Modes – Beginner and expert ChuChus alike can enjoy cheese-erific game modes including Puzzle, Challenge, and Multiplayer Battle.
  • Exclusive iPad Feature – If you thought ChuChu multiplayer was insane before, wait until you try it on the iPad featuring 4player on a single iPad. Push, shove, and flick your way to victory!
Altered Beast

Game Features:
  • Power Up – Collect three Spirit Balls to power up and transform into a new Altered Beast in each round: Werewolf, Weredragon, Werebear, Weretiger and a Golden Werewolf.
  • Fight Evil – Battle five bosses and 17 demon types with kicks and punches while in human form, and special Altered Beast attacks once you shape shift.
  • Two-player Mode – Use Bluetooth Peer-to-Peer Multiplayer to team up with a friend to take Neff down (Bluetooth required – available only for 2nd generation or better iPhone & iPod touch and 3.x OS)
  • Altered Beast will be available Fall 2010 for iPhone, and supports 1-2 players (multiplayer via Bluetooth).
Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1

Game Features:
  • CLASSIC SONIC STAGES! Race through traditional Sonic Zones rendered in full HD visual quality.
  • NEW MOVES! All of Sonic’s classic moves are available, including the newer Homing Attack which will add a new level of control and excitement.
  • SPECIAL STAGES RETURN! A staple of the Genesis-era games, the special stages return allowing fans to collect the chaos emeralds and turn into Super Sonic.
  • REVAMPED CLASSIC BOSS BATTLES Dr. Eggman returns with new and improved mechas and will go berserk when he accumulates damage.
From USA Sega Blog

Sony Reveal The 11 Game Demos On The PlayStation Move Bundle Demo Disc

Sony have revealed the game demos that are going to be included with the PlayStation Move Bundle Demo Disc. Sony have also released a trailer showing each of the 11 games being introduced and played. The 11 games are:

* Beat Sketcher
* echochrome ii
* EyePet
* Kung Fu Rider
* Sports Champions
* Start the Party!
* The Shoot
* Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11
* Time Crisis: Razing Storm
* Tumble
* TV Superstars

Sony have also announced that you can install all the game demos to a PS3 and then give the demo disc to another Playstation Move user.

From USA Playstation Blog

D3Publisher Have Released A Behind The Scenes Look At Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction

D3Publisher have released a behind the scenes trailer for Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction. this behind the scenes look features several members of the games development team as well as some of the voice actors from the game. in-game footage is used to show specific points raised by people as they discuss characters in the games and the abilities/moves you can pull off.

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

Sony Online Entertainment have released a new trailer for Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures. this trailer features a mix of in-game action and video from the TV Series. the trailer shows both the Jedi and Clone Trooper playable classes, showing a couple of games unique to each. Some general footage from the game is shown near the end of the trailer.

Firemint Have Released A New Trailer For Flight Control HD On The PS3

Firemint have released a new trailer for Flight Control HD. this trailer is for the Playstation 3, Playstation Move, version of the game. the trailer shows in-game footage of both single player and multiplayer modes. the trailer shows that you control the paths of planes via a on screen pointer. several different levels are also shown in the video.

Sony Reveal 2 UK Playstation Move Adverts

Sony have revealed 2 of their Playstation Move adverts that they are going to release in the UK. both of the Adverts focus on the group fun aspect of motion gaming, with the first advert particularly focusing on the message that this motion controller is not like the Wii and you can't sit and "fake" the movements with random waggling, with Playstation Move you are able to do all the motions.

From EU Playstation Blog

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Thursday 9th September

This is all the news from Thursday 9th September.

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Thursday 9th September

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 9th September
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 8th September
  • 67,600 people attended PAX this year. Penny arcade tease that if there's a 3rd PAX would be in a different country
  • PC: Assassin's Creed Brotherhood has been delayed until Q1 2011. consoles still coming 19th November
  • 3DS: Temco announce the Dead or Alive 3DS game is Called Dead Or Alive: Dimensions
  • PC: EA Say Battlefield 1943 was accidentally released Online in the USA. the game has not been released.
  • PC: A Bug has emerged that is preventing StarCraft II players from playing offline, a patch is coming.
  • QTE Blog: This Weeks USA PSP Digital Comic Store Update
  • BioWare acknowledge there is a bug or two with Dragon Age Origins DLC, Witch Hunt. they are working on a patch
  • Quantic Dream's David Cage has hinted that his next game could become a multiplatform release, thinking about it
  • QTE Blog: National Geographic And D3Publisher Announce Nat Geo Challenge! Wild Life For The PS3, Wii, And Xbox 360
  • PS3: David Cage reveals Heavy Rain Playstation Move Edition will come with 45 Minutes more content, doesn't reveal what
  • Tekken's Katsuhiro Harada believes Tekken X Street Fighter is tougher to make than the other, fans more worried about it
  • QTE Blog: Capcom Announce E. Honda Is Coming To The iPhone Version of Street Fighter 4 In A Free Update
  • PS3: Sony reveal they will have a £750k Playstation Move marketing campaign that will start after its launched.
  • PopCap rejected a $5M buyout from Microsoft back in 2002, deal wasn't good. biggest bid from someone was $100M in 2004
  • QTE Blog: BradyGames Reveal The 6 Cover Images For Their Halo Reach Signature Series Strategy Guide
  • QTE Blog: SouthPeak Have Released A New Trailer For Battle Vs Chess
  • QTE Blog: 4mm Games, Terminal Reality, And Def Jam Interactive Reveal More Tracks In Def Jam Rapstar
  • PS3: The Next Yakuza game has been revealed as "Ryu ga Gotoku Of the End". more expected at Tokyo Game Show
  • THQ*ICE is now closed. their game Dragonica Online is temporary suspended whilst Gravity Interactive take over
  • QTE Blog: Rising Star Games Announce Rune Factory 2: A Fantasy Harvest Moon Is Coming Out On 8th October
  • QTE Blog: Sony Online Entertainment Have Released A Developer Video For DC Universe Online
  • QTE Blog: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Have Released A New Scooby-Doo! And The Spooky Swamp Trailer
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released New Screenshots For Yahtzee On The iPad
  • PS1: the PS1 is 15 years old in the USA. its sold over 102M units. Playstation Brand has sold over 377M Units
  • Just Add Water reveals they are working on 6 Oddworld titles.
  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce They Are Extending The PSPgo Promotion In The UK Until 31st January
  • QTE Blog: Over The Top Games Announce NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits Is Coming To PC And Mac In September
  • PSP: PM Studios reveal they are only releasing 6000 UMD copies of DJ Max Portable 3 in the USA
  • There has been public backlash in Japan over news Square Enix are now are Bringing Final Fantasy XIII to the 360
  • QTE Blog: EA Announce There Are Over 1 Million Registered Need For Speed World Players
  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Have Released New Screenshots And Character Art For Professor Layton and the Unwound Future
  • August USA Consoles Sales, Xbox360 357K, Nintendo DS 343K, Nintendo Wii 244K, Playstation 3 226K, PSP 79K
  • August USA Game Sales, Madden NFL (360) 920.8K, Madden NFL 11 (PS3) 893.6K, Super Mario Galaxy 2 124.6K, top 3 games
  • QTE Blog: Sony Have Released A Video Monatge Celebrating 15 Years Of Playstation

Sony Have Released A Video Monatge Celebrating 15 Years Of Playstation

In celebration of 15 years of the Playstation Brand, Sony have released a video showing a brief montage of the last 15 years.

From USA Playstation Blog

Nintendo Have Released New Screenshots And Character Art For Professor Layton and the Unwound Future

Nintendo have released new screenshots and character art for the upcoming Nintendo DS game, Professor Layton and the Unwound Future. the screenshots are in-game and predominately show various types of action from both of the Nintendo DS Screens. the character art shows the games main characters.


Character Art