Friday, October 1, 2010

This Weeks UK WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases

Nintendo UK have revealed the games coming out today on the WiiWare and DSiWare stores. there are no Virtual Console games released this week, but there are 2 games coming out on WiiWare and 3 coming out on DSiWare. Nintendo have provided a video, at the link below, showing gameplay from the games coming out this week and i had screenshots for one of the games released this week.


Gods vs Humans

Learning with the Pooyoos Episode 3


Aura-Aura Climber

Petz Dog Superstar

Petz Cat Superstar

From Nintendo UK

THQ Have Released A Video Showing M.V.P Being Mo-Capped For WWE Smackdown Vs Raw 2011

THQ Have released a new video for WWE Smackdown Vs Raw 2011. this video shows M.V.P's Mo-Cap session and has him describing what is happening as the session progresses. the video also compares the moves M.V.P does in the suit with his model in-game.

Sega Have Released New Screenshots For Yakuza 4

Sega have released new screenshots for Yakuza 4. these in-game screenshots mostly show characters fighting each other and pulling of moves. The characters shown in the screenshots, in the order they appear, are Kiryu, Saejima, Tanimura, and Akiyama.


D3Publisher Have Revealed The Boxart For Despicable Me: The Game

D3Publisher have revealed the boxart for the upcoming Despicable Me video game tie-in, Despicable Me: The Video game. The Nintendo DS version of the game is called Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem and is rated 3, whilst the PS2, PSP, and Wii versions are rated 12.


Namco Bandai Have Released A New Behind The Scenes Look At Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2

Namco Bandai have released a new behind the scenes look at Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2. the first video can be found here, and again this video features many members from the CyberConnect2 team working on the game. In this video, they go into more depth into how the game is made, how they are aiming to have a look similar to both the Manga and Anime. The video shows that many aspects of the game are designed by hand by comparing it to the Anime and Manga. Much like the first video, they discuss their love for the game/series and how they enjoy reading gamers thoughts on the game.

Sega Have Released New Screenshots And A Trailer For The Mad Gear Level In Sonic 4

Sega have released new screenshots and a trailer for Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1. these focus on the Mad Gear level, both showing in-game footage from the level. the trailer shows the features of the Mad Gear Level, gears, tubes, steam, etc in action and the screenshots also show these level features.


Sony Have Released A Developer Interview For Killzone 3 Showing Playstation Move Controls

Sony have released a new developer interview for Killzone 3. this video has Jeff Rubentsein, from the Playstation Blog, interviewing Steven Ter Heide from Guerilla Games. the main focus of the interview is Playstation Move controls in Killzone 3. the video shows in-game footage of someone using Playstation Move, and the Navigation Controller, whilst Steven describes how its been used in the game. Steven also reveals Guerilla Games are currently testing to see if people are better with Move or a Dual Shock 3 in Killzone 3 Multiplayer, but there will be matchmaking were people can say if they want to play against Move or Dual Shock 3 players.

From USA Playstation Blog

Rising Star Games Announce They Are Bringing Ivy The Kiwi? To The Wii And DS On 29th Ocotber In PAL Countries

Rising Star Games have announced they are brining Ivy The Kiwi? to both the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS throughout PAL territories on 29th October. Ivy The Kiwi? was created by Yuji Naka, the creator of Sonic The Hedgehog, and has a unique storybook-style presentation. The game follows the adventures of a lonly bird trying to find its mother. both games have over 100 stages as well as multiplayer modes.

Wii Screenshots

DS Screenshots

Press Release

Friday 1st October 2010: Ivy The Kiwi?, the latest creation from Yuji Naka - one of the creators behind a certain blue hedgehog - will be released throughout all PAL territories on 29th October 2010.

Using a storybook-style presentation, Ivy the Kiwi? follows the adventures of a lonely baby bird searching for her mother. By traversing various stages and navigating through the obstacles that stand in her way, Ivy follows the trail of feathers with the hope of reaching her parents.

The game has been designed to make perfect use of the Nintendo DS and Wii controls, as players place vines to help guide the wandering baby bird through each puzzle-themed level. There are over 100 stages for DS and Wii, with multiplayer modes available.

Martin Defries, managing director, Rising Star Games, commented ''It's a real pleasure working on Ivy the Kiwi?. It's an incredibly charming game, from a games creator responsible for one of the greatest characters of all time. With the release date now announced, I'm looking forward to the game hitting the shops and hearing what Yuji Naka fans think of his latest creation."

Ivy the Kiwi? Will be released in the UK 29th October 2010 on the Wii and DS, courtesy of leading games publisher Rising Star Yuji Naka will be at Eurogamer Expo on Saturday 2nd October.

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Thursday 30th September

This is all the news from Thursday 30th September.

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Thursday 30th September

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 29th September
  • 360: its reported the preview program for the fall update is now live for those who have entered
  • QTE Blog: This Weeks USA PSP Digital Comic Store Update
  • Beyond Good & Evil HD announced for PS3 PSN and 360 XBLA. 1080p graphics, remastered sountrack + more, coming 2011
  • PSP: Square Enix's Hajime Tabata has tweeted saying there won't be a demo for The 3rd Birthday
  • Satoru Iwata admits 3rd part sales are poor compared to 1st party sales, work with devs to avoid problem on 3DS
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 29th September
  • 360: Dark Energy Digital hit out over review scores, says game is new, doesn't have old clich├ęs, people not getting it
  • Two Worlds II Does have english version finished, SouthPeak deny the launch is delayed due to debt to CDV
  • A Price war over FIFA 11 is emerging in the UK with several supermarkets having offers on the game
  • QTE Blog: Ubisoft Announce Assassin's Creed Artwork Is Going To Be Displayed At Arludik For A Month
  • QTE Blog: Activision Announce Zombies Are Coming To Call Of Duty: Black Ops
  • Capcom say that Okamiden could be ported to the iPhone/iPad after the games been released on DS.
  • PS3: The ESRB has rated Gran Turismo 5 E for everyone.
  • 3DS: its reported Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition has a new camera angle set behind your characters shoulder
  • QTE Blog: Namco Bandai Have Released A New Trailer For Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2
  • QTE Blog: Black Bean Have Released A New Trailer For WRC FIA World Rally Championship
  • PS3: Its rumoured Deadly Premonition is coming to the PS3, around 31st December, and the sequel would also come to PS3
  • PSP2: its rumoured that PSP2 devs can't talk about the PSP2 for at least 6 months, GDC 2011 in 6 months time
  • PS3: MAG Patch 2.0 is out now. Full list of fixes in the link. patch is split in two, 36MB and 532MB
  • QTE Blog: Activision And Eutechnyx Announce NASCAR The Game 2011
  • Zynga are moving to a new office in San Francisco from Spring 2011. the studio has grown from 398 employees to 1,200
  • PS3: Tetsuya Nomura has been tweeting about Final Fantasy VsXIII, talks about issues with World Map, Father story element
  • 3DS: Satoru Iwata says big interest from E3 was a consideration when it came to pricing the 3DS at ¥25,000
  • QTE Blog: Microsoft Announce Forza Motorsport 3 Ultimate Collection And Top Gear Partnership
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released A New Trailer For Darkspore Showing The Games Features
  • EA Announce Pre-Sales of Medal Of Honor are the biggest ever in the series, no figures were mentioned.
  • Ubisoft Announce DLC is coming to Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game in November, new character, 2 modes + more
  • 3DS: Capcom say Resident Evil: Revelations is a pure horror game, may be to scared for people to complete.
  • QTE Blog: Sony Online Entertainment Have Released DC Universe Screenshots Showing Lex Luthor
  • QTE Blog: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Have Released A New Trailer For Game Party: In Motion
  • 3DS: WayForward Technologies say there never was A Boy And His Blob 3DS game, it was a mistake at E3
  • 3DS: Michael Pachter predicts the 3Ds will come out in April in the USA for $250, no chance of a USA March release
  • Ubisoft announce they're closing their Brazilian studio by the end of the year. games in development will be finished
  • QTE Blog: Namco Bandai Have Revealed The Boxart For Time Crisis: Razing Storm
  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Have Released New Screenshots And A Trailer For Donkey Kong Country Returns
  • From Dust, upcoming Ubisoft game, will get a game editor and multiplayer mode if the game sells well
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow producer David Cox says there are no differences between PS3 and Xbox 360 versions
  • Capcom announce a Sengoku BASARA film is in the works for a Japan release
  • QTE Blog: D3Publisher Have Released A New Trailer For God Eater Burst