Monday, September 27, 2010

Namco Bandai Announce Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 Has Gone Gold And Is Out In USA On 15th October

Namco Bandai have announced that the upcoming PS3 and Xbox 360 fighting game, developed by CyberConnect2, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 has gone gold and is coming out in the USA on 15th October. As well as having 44 playable characters, you will be able to travel throughout Hidden Leaf Village, Tenchi Bridge, Orochimaru’s Hideout, and Mount Myoboku. Namco Bandai have also released new screenshots, Spoiler Warning if you view them.


Press Release

CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE – 27 September  2010 – – Leading video game publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., today announced thatNARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 has gone gold for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.  Based on the popular NARUTO SHIPPUDEN animated series, the game offers a brand new online mode, an evolved Character Support system and gripping storyline to deliver a nail-biting experience. NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 is scheduled to be released throughout Europe and Australasia on October 15, 2010.

Developed by CyberConnect2, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 brings the anime series to life with rich content and engaging gameplay. While there are two sides to every story,NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 has three. Encompassing the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN story arc, players will live the adventure through the eyes of Naruto, Sasuke and Jiraiya. In addition to these fan-favorite ninjas, the game will include more than 40 playable warriors for more intense epic battles. As an added bonus, Lars Alexandersson, of TEKKEN 6 fame, will appear as an unlockable guest character. Bringing his explosive signature moves to the game’s versus mode, Lars will also appear in hisTEKKEN 6 costume designed by NARUTO creator Masashi Kishimoto.

Faithfully recreating the anime universe, players will not only be able to travel through the stomping grounds of Hidden Leaf Village, but also Tenchi Bridge, Orochimaru’s Hideout, and now Mount Myoboku. Additionally for the first time in theUltimate Ninja series, online versus play will be available to let budding ninja flex their jutsu muscle and take on the world. Featuring an evolved Support Character system, players must strategically recruit the correct allies to help unleash bigger and more explosive Team Ultimate Jutsu upon enemies who stand in the way.

Naruto is the #1 best-selling manga across Europe, with the hit anime TV series currently broadcast worldwide to massive audiences.  Since 2003 NAMCO BANDAI Games has been the leading company selling video games based on the Naruto license.

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NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. is a leading software publisher producing a broad catalogue of high quality interactive entertainment for console and PC gaming platforms and online which is marketed and sold in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia.  The company is a part of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including Tekken™, Dragon Ball®, Naruto™, SOULCALIBUR™, One Piece™, RidgeRacer™, Ace Combat™ and Tamagotchi™.

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Namco Bandai Announce Time Crisis Razing Storm Has Gone Gold And Is Coming Out In USA On 19th October

Namco Bandai have announced that their upcoming Playstation Move collection, Time Crisis Razing Storm, has now gone gold and is going to come out in the USA on 19th October. In the Time Crisis Razing Storm collection there are 3 games, Deadstorm Pirates, Time Crisis 4 Arcade Version, and Time Crisis: Razing Storm. each of these games can be played either with the Playstation Move controller or with the Guncon 3.

Press Release

SANTA CLARA, Calif., (Sept. 24, 2010) – Leading video games developer and publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., today announced that Time Crisis™ Razing Storm™ has gone gold for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. The next iteration in the popular arcade shooting franchise will charge into homes with enhanced gameplay, a new multiplayer online battle mode and special content. Compatible with the PlayStation®Move motion controller or Guncon®3,Time Crisis: Razing Storm will deliver the most intuitive point-and-shoot experience when the game is released throughout North America on October 19, 2010.

Featuring four extensive gameplay modes, Time Crisis: Razing Stormcombines the series’ traditional shooting action with fully destructible environments.  Arcade Mode provides the perfect coin-op adaptation to experience the adrenaline rush of annihilating an onslaught of enemies. In the game’s free-roaming Story Mode, players can take cover and shoot at-will in a variety of new stages. New to the series, a multiplayer Online Battle Mode will allow up to eight friends from around the world to participate in cooperative and competitive fun. Sentry Mode offers up to four players the offline opportunity to stop prisoners from escaping during a penitentiary riot that unfolds in the beginning of the main story.

As a bonus, Time Crisis: Razing Storm will include two additional games: Deadstorm Pirates™ and Time Crisis™4 Arcade Ver.

Set sail and step into the shoes of a young swashbuckler in Deadstorm Pirates. Recently released in the arcades, players partake in single or two player co-op arcade adventures while shooting down hordes of enemies and monsters. Players will man the helm, fire guns and cannons, as they travel across the open seas in search for Poseidon's Treasure.

Revisit the dynamic partnership of Giorgio Bruno and Evan Bernard as they prevent a biological weapon from falling into the wrong hands in the arcade version of Time Crisis 4. Based on the 2007 hit, Time Crisis 4features fast-paced action that allows players to take cover from a barrage of bullets, lead out, and then engage their enemies in either single or split-screen multiplayer modes. An online ranking system will be available in both Deadstorm Pirates and Time Crisis 4, so players can see how their performance stacks up against the world. Both games will also be compatible with the PlayStation®Move motion controller and Guncon®3.

To further extend the accessibility of the Time Crisis brand, Namco Networks recently launched Time Crisis™ 2nd Strike on Apple’s App Store for $9.99.  Available for iPhone and iPod touch devices, the game offers 10 action-packed stages connected by cinematic cut scenes and the ability to earn per-stage unlockable achievements.  With the competition mode, players can aim for the highest score or time.

Time Crisis: Razing Storm is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB and will have an MSRP of $49.99. For more information about the game, please visit For more information on Time Crisis 2nd Strike and Namco’s suite of iOS games, please or NAMCO GAMES on Facebook.

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NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher and developer based in Santa Clara, CA.  The company is a part of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including the PAC-MAN®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO™ and Tekken® brands.  For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., and our products log onto

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This Weeks WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases

Nintendo have revealed the games coming out this week in the USA on the WiiWare and DSiWare stories. unfortunately, there are no Virtual Console releases this week, but there are 2 games coming out on WiiWare and 2 games on DSiWare. ZENONIA developers GAMEVIL have provided me with extra screenshots and a trailer, which i have included below.


Target Toss Pro: Lawn Darts
This is a 1-16 Player game that costs 700 Wii Points. the game has 4 types of flying dart games to choose from, Classic Lawn Darts, 501, Cricket, and Poker Darts.

Astro Bugz Revenge
This is a 1-2 player game that costs 700 Wii Points. this is an action-puzzle game with a retro style. you match 3 or more bugs together to blast hem away. there are power ups and 4 modes to choose from.


This is a 1 player only game that costs 200 DSi Points. this is a puzzle game where you have to create rings by linking different nodes together by aligning colours. there will be external forces that will try to break your rings which you have to work around.

This is a 1 player game that costs 800 DSi Points. This is a classic RPG where you play as Regret, who is on a mission to find the reason for his fathers death. you get to choose between 3 classes and have hundreds of armour and weapons you can equip throughout the game. you can also combine or refine items. theg ame has skill trees and Anime style graphics.

Press Release

Sometimes big fun unfolds in unexpected places. For proof, try your hand at the latest downloadable games for Nintendo systems. ZENONIA® and FIZZ for the Nintendo DSiWare™ service invite you to experience rich RPG action or eye-popping puzzles in even the most ordinary locations, from the bus stop to the coffee shop. New for the WiiWare™ service,Target Toss Pro: Lawn Darts turns your living room into a virtual backyard where you can enjoy heated competition with up to 15 of your closest friends. In other words: It's not where you are, it's what you're playing.

Nintendo DSiWare

Publisher: GAMEVIL USA, Inc.
Players: 1
ESRB Rating: E10+ (Everyone 10 and Older) - Mild Fantasy Violence
Price: 800 Nintendo DSi Points™
Description: Classic RPG action returns with ZENONIA. Get ready for the endless journey of Regret, who is on a mission to find the reason for the death of his father at the hands of a demon. He begins his quest by choosing one of three classes: Paladin, Warrior or Assassin. Players can equip and customize using hundreds of different types of weapons and armor. There are tons of items to refine or combine from five different item classes: normal, magic, rare, unique and epic. There are even more astonishing features such as full skill trees which you can level up, along with stunning visuals and sound effects. ZENONIA offers extensive playtime with numerous main and side quests, plus good and evil storylines to choose from. Anime-style graphics and innovative real-life systems such as a day/night cycle and hunger/weight system make ZENONIA a unique gaming experience for everybody.

Publisher: DK-GAMES
Players: 1
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
Price: 200 Nintendo DSi Points
Description: Welcome to FIZZ, the explosive puzzle game. In FIZZ, you earn points by creating rings of energy. To do that, you must align identical colors and create links between the different nodes. The bigger your rings, the more points you earn. There will be outside events that get in your way, such as asteroids, meteorite showers and aliens who'll try to break your nodes. Magnetic storms and pulsars will change colors, and magnetic spheres will prevent you from using the nodes in the surrounding area. Exceedingly simple to understand but challenging to master, FIZZ is an inventive puzzle challenge that will have gamers on the edge of their seats.


Target Toss Pro: Lawn Darts
Publisher: Incredible Technologies
Players: 1-16
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
Price: 700 Wii Points™
Description: Target Toss Pro: Lawn Darts is a new video game based on one of the nation's most infamous backyard games. There are four types of flying-dart action to choose from: Classic Lawn Darts, 501, Cricket and Poker Darts. Each game has a unique scoring method and strategy to keep players entertained for hours. Classic Lawn Darts involves throwing three darts at two circles with an escalating Red Dot Bonus bull's-eye in the center. 501 is similar to the classic pub darts game of the same name; throw three darts at a dartboard during eight rounds of play until all 501 points - and not one point more - are cleared. Cricket is another classic pub darts game of three tosses per round, challenging players to close out the bull's eye and the numbers 15 through 20 before their opponent. Poker Darts involves launching five darts at a deck of 52 playing cards while attempting to get the best poker hand and highest scores over three hands.

Astro Bugz Revenge
Publisher: Sudden Games
Players: 1-2
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) - Mild Fantasy Violence
Price: 700 Wii Points
Description: Astro Bugz Revenge is an action-puzzle game with a retro vibe. Protect our solar system from astro bugz and blast them by matching three or more bugz. Pick up valuable power-ups and activate them to annihilate the incoming invaders. Flip to the other side in Revenge mode and play as the bugz. Test your skills against your friends by playing in Co-Op or Versus mode. This action-packed game will surely keep you challenged.

Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo DSi Shop and the Wii™ Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Mondays. Users with broadband Internet access can redeem Wii Points or Nintendo DSi Points to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel. Nintendo DSi Points can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. A Nintendo Points Card™ can be purchased at retail locations. All points from one Nintendo Points Card must be redeemed in either the Nintendo DSi Shop or the Wii Shop Channel. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.

Remember that both Wii and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit or

Sega Have Released New Screenshots For Vanquish

Sega have released new screenshots of Platinum Games upcoming PS3 and Xbox 360 game, Vanquish. These screenshots are in-game and show both the games main character Sam and Robert Burns fighting against many different enemies either in cover or in the open.


Nintendo Have Released New Screenshots For Samurai Warriors 3

Nintendo have released new screenshots for the upcoming Koei Game, Samurai Warriors 3. These in-game screenshots first show split screen, horizontally, gameplay between two characters. both characters are attacking enemies and can pull of super moves together. there are also single player screenshots of many of the main characters in the game attacking a large number of enemy soldiers. the screenshots have been taken from many maps in the game. Samurai Warriors 3 is out now in the USA.


Nordic Games Have Released New Screenshots For We Sing Robbie Williams

Nordic Games have released new screenshots for their upcoming Nintendo Wii game, We Sing Robbie Williams. These in-game screenshots show the games HUD when playing a song. When its just Robbie singing, the lyrics are below with scores on top. when there's a Duet, there are lyrics on both the top and bottom with scores in the middle.


505 Games Announce Naughty Bear is Out Now For iPhone And iPod Touch For £1.79

505 Games have announced that Artificial Mind and Movement's Naughty Bear is out not on iPhone and iPod Touch for £1.79. The game has new touch controls and a top down camera angle, which zooms in during bear killings. 505 Games have released new screenshots from the game showing the top down camera angel and the signature kills close ups. they have also released 2 trailers for the game showing in-game signature killing.


Press Release

Milton Keynes, UK – 27, September 2010 –Following the worldwide success of Naughty Bear for the home console systems, 505 Games and developer Artificial Mind and Movement (A2M) today announce the release of an Apple iPhone/iPod®Touch game featuring everyone’s favourite omni-present and, let’s face it, omni-moody bear.

“In the last six months Naughty Bear has captured the imagination of a very wide fanbase and very quickly become an icon within the gaming world and a beacon for the disenfranchised and the disgruntled everywhere,” said Tim Woodley, Head of Global Brand Management, 505 Games. “With the launch of the iPhone version, Naughty Bear fans can finally, and quite literally, take matters into their own hands.”

“We knew that Naughty Bear was perfect for on-the-go gaming and we have put a lot of time into refining the experience to reflect the new format, controls and objectives,” said David Osborne, creative director at Artificial Mind and Movement.

Naughty Bear for the iPhone delivers an all-new way to take control of the vengeful title role and once again wreak havoc on every stuffing-filled foe that crosses your path. With a unique control system tailored specifically for the iPhone and iPod Touch’s touchscreen inputs and a top-down viewpoint, the camera zooms in for up-close-and-not-so-personable signature kill moves which have become the trademark of our hapless bear.

Following the already established formula of the console versions, the game features a vast array of weapons, objects and scare tactics for gamers to employ to maim, bash and slash their island cohabitants in the quest for ever-important Naughty Points, earned by exacting sweet revenge against any stuffed animal brave—or stupid—enough to cross Naughty’s path.

Naughty Bear is available now for Apple’s iPhone & iPod Touch through the App Store for £1.79 GBP.


About 505 Games
505 Games Ltd. is headquartered in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. 505 Games is dedicated to the publishing and international distribution of full price, mid-range and budget computer and video games across EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) markets and Australia. The current portfolio includes the best selling games Cooking Mama, ArmA II, IL2 Strurmovik: Birds of Prey and consists all gaming platforms, including Nintendo’sTM home video game console, WiiTM, Nintendo DSTM, Nintendo DSiTM, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PSP®(Playstation®Portable) system, Xbox360® video game and entertainment system and the Windows based PC. For more information on 505 Games Ltd. and its products please visit

About Artificial Mind & Movement
Based in Montreal, Quebec, Artificial Mind & Movement (A2M) is Canada’s best independent game developer, employing 500 talented people in Montreal, Quebec and Santiago, Chile. Since 1992, the company has developed 120 titles across every game platform, including its highly-stylized third person shooter WETTM. Our studios work with the industry’s top publishers and licensors, including Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Disney, Electronic Arts, Fox, Konami, LucasArts, Viacom and Warner. Artificial Mind & Movement is committed to producing unparalleled game experiences with original or licensed Intellectual Properties. From 2006 to 2008, the company has ranked simultaneously amongst the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM and also as Canada’s 50 Best Managed CompaniesTM.

Naughty BearTM © 2009 Artificial Mind and Movement Inc. Naughty Bear and logo are trademarks of Artificial Mind and Movement Inc. All rights reserved.

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers FromThe Weekend Of Saturday 25th And Sunday 26th September

This is all the news from The Weekend Of Saturday 25th And Sunday 26th September.

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From The Weekend Of Saturday 25th And Sunday 26th September

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  • PS3: Rumoured Boxart for Mortal Kombat HD Arcade Collection and Prince Of Persia Trilogy 3D leaked by retail listings
  • Former Ubisoft employee Jonathan Jacques-BelletĂȘte reveals Ubisoft cancelled a Prince Of Persia set in a modern world
  • PS3: Mad Catz says the majority of their controllers still work with the PS3, some sold before 2008 do not work.
  • PS3: Shuhei Yoshida says Move wasn't released at PS3 launch as it would've been too expensive for what it can do
  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released A New Trailer For Sonic 4: Episode 1 Showing The Casino Level
  • PS3: Dylan Cuthbert admits Q-Games want to make PixelJunk Monsters 2. Could Be PixelJunk Series 2, games 3D graphics
  • Codemasters say Dirt 3 will use the F1 2010 weather system, and some other features also.
  • QTE Blog: THQ Have Released A New Trailer For Smackdown Vs Raw 2011 Detailing WWE Universe
  • Criterion reveal there won't be a story in Need For Speed Hot Pursuit, they don't think it was necessary to have one
  • Shigeru Miyamoto reveals his 2 remaining ambitions are to become a successful Manga Artist and create Rubik's Cube Rival
  • QTE Blog: Hudson Have Released A New Trailer For Thei Upcoming Kinect Game, Deca Sports Freedom
  • 360: Microsoft and Sky announce Sky Player will get full Kinect integration on 10th November, 1 Million people subscribe
  • PS3: Digital Foundry compare Little Big Planet 1 and 2, Lighting hugely improved, Anti Aliasing improved + much more
  • QTE Blog: Namco Bandai Have Released A New Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Trailer
  • Washington Wizards' JaVale McGee, rated 59 in NBA 2K11, has spoken out against player ratings
  • Mega Drive: Someone has made a run of 100 Blockbuster World Championships II cartridges
  • QTE Blog: D3Publisher Have Released New Screenshots For Both The Wii And DS Versions Of Despicable Me: The Game
  • THQ's Brian Farrell reveals their next MX Game, due in 2012, will come out cheap, $29-$39, and have extensive DLC
  • QTE Blog: Sony Online Entertainment Have Released A DC Universe Developer Commentary For The Recent Trailer
  • There are reports of F1 2010 having bugs and issues on both PS3 and 360, with 360 version locking up more
  • Nicalis reveal they are updating the WiiWare version of Cave Story, game breaking bug fixed + fan requested fixes
  • 360: Bungie released a how to guide on installing Halo Reach, the pics used show 1250 gamerscore points, DLC Speculated
  • PS3: MAG is joining the Playstation 3 Greatest hits range in USA on 28th September, will cost $29.99
  • CyberConnect 2 reveal Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 will have 44 characters, No DLC characters coming
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