Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Sega Announce Captain America: Super Soldier For The PS3, Wii, Xbox 360, And DS

Sega have announced Captain America: Super Soldier is coming to the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, and DS in Summer 2011. Sega have released screenshots showing Captain America whilst the concept art shows a level design and a couple of enemy soldiers.


Concept Art

Sony Have Released A New Trailer For inFamous 2 Showing The 2D Comic Book Style Cut Scenes

Sony have released a new gameplay video for inFamous 2. this video is a cutscene from early on in the game and it reveals that the 2D Comic Book Style cutscenes that were in the original game have returned and have been enhanced for inFamous 2.

From EU Playstation Blog

Sony Online Entertainment Announce Free Realms Is Coming To Mac's This Fall

Sony Online Entertainment have announced Free Realms is coming to Mac's this fall. the Mac version is currently in development at TransGaming. Sony Online Entertainment have also confirmed that PC players will be able to play against Mac Players.

Press Release

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. and TORONTO, ONTARIO – Oct 6, 2010 – Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE), in collaboration with TransGaming, Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), today announced that Free RealmsTM for the Macintosh® platform is currently in development. Scheduled to release later this fall, Free Realms Mac®users will play together in the family-friendly online world with the over 14 million existing registered players on the PC.

“There is no denying the overwhelming player demand for Free Realms on the Mac platform, of which we plan to deliver very soon,” said John Smedley, president of SOE. “For the first time ever, SOE is developing synchronous gameplay for Mac and PC players and we are thrilled to tap into TransGaming’s Mac development expertise to bring this functionality to fruition.”

Free Realms players on the Mac platform will experience consistent controls and functionality and will be integrated on the same game servers as PC players. Mac users will also have full access to the existing Marketplace and community forums.

"Free Realms offers a truly unique and captivating user experience that aligns with TransGaming's focus on bringing new massive multiplayer online games to the Mac platform," commented Vikas Gupta, CEO & President of TransGaming Inc. "Our strategic partnership with SOE has strengthened our leadership position in the enablement of family-friendly titles for the growing Mac community and offers Mac gamers an ever-increasing catalog of outstanding video game content."

Free Realms is an online, interactive virtual world that offers players adventures in the form of quests, activities and minigames. From ninja fighting to demolition derby to raising pets, Free Realms allows players to be what they want to be, while offering a safe environment to connect with old and new friends. Free Realms is rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and up with content descriptors of Crude Humor and Fantasy Violence.

To play Free Realms, visit:

Macintosh and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Inc.

About Sony Online Entertainment
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games which have entertained millions of players around the globe. SOE creates and delivers compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. Known for its blockbuster franchise EverQuest®, its successful online trading card game Legends of Norrath®, as well as the recent kids’ phenomenon Free RealmsTM, SOE continues to raise the bar for online gaming and players worldwide. Headquartered in San Diego, with additional studios in Austin, Seattle, Denver and Tucson, SOE has a slate of engaging, high-quality games currently in development across new genres for all platforms and audiences.

SOE, the SOE logo, EverQuest and PlanetSide are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. Free Realms and Legends of Norrath are trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners. To learn more about SOE

About TransGaming, Inc.
TransGaming, Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), is a leader in the development of unique software products that facilitate the deployment and distribution of games across multiple platforms. TransGaming's portability technologies significantly reduce the time-to-market for and costs associated with multi-platform releases of games. TransGaming works with many of the industry's leading developers and publishers to enable and distribute their games for the Mac and Linux/CE platforms, and currently markets products under: Cider (Mac Gaming), GameTree (Game Publishing & Distribution Platforms), Cedega (Linux Gaming), and SwiftShader (Graphics Rendering). TransGaming is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, maintains an R&D center in Ottawa, Canada, and has a new subsidiary – TransGaming Digital Home in Atlanta, GA. To learn more about TransGaming visit

Capcom Have Released New Trailer For Okamiden And Screenshots

Capcom have released a new trailer and screenshots for Okamiden. The in-game trailer shows Okamiden gaining new Celestial Brush techniques and then using them. the trailer also shows battles and conversations. the screenshots Capcom have released for the game are also in-game and show Okamiden fighting, travelling, and using the Celestial Brush.


Sega Have Released A New Gameplay Trailer For Vanquish

Sega have released a new trailer for Vanquish. this trailer focuses on many of the games enemies and shows Sam and other soldiers attacking them.

Namco Bandai Have Released A New Trailer For Dragon Ball Z: Raging Blast 2

Namco Bandai have released a new trailer for Dragon Ball Z: Raging Blast 2. this trailer uses in-game footage to show the games many features, including showing many of the games fighters, graphical improvements over the first Dragon Ball Z: Raging Blast game. the trailer also has another trailer for the included Dragon Ball Z movie "Plan to Eradicate the Super Saiyans".

UK PSN Update 06/10/10

Special Offers
PS3: Modern Warfare 2 – Resurgence Pack [£5.49]
PS3: Modern Warfare 2 – Stimulus Package [£5.49]
PS3: Super Street Fighter IV – Super Complete Alternate Costume Pack [£7.99]
PS3: Savage Moon [£3.19]
PS3: Savage Moon – Waldgeist [£1.59]
PS3: Astro Tripper [£2.39]
PS3: Brain Challenge [£0.79]
PS3: Brain Challenge – Expansion pack [£0.79]
PSP: Dante's Inferno [£23.99]
PSP: Medal Of Honor Heroes [£8.99]
PSP: Medal Of Honor Heroes 2 [£11.99]
PS1: Disney's Action Game Feat. Hercules [£3.99]
PS1: The Little Mermaid II [£3.19]

New PSP Essentials
Ape Academy [£6.99]
Ape Escape [£6.99]
Buzz!: Brain Bender [£6.99]
Buzz!: Quiz World [£6.99]
Everybody's Golf 2 [£6.99]
Lemmings [£6.99]
Need For Speed ProStreet [£7.99]
Patapon [£6.99[
Wipeout Pure [£6.99]

PS3 Games
FirstPlay Episode 027 [£0.99]
FirstPlay 90 Day Subscription [£8.99]
Ferrari The Race Experience [£11.99]
Premier Manager [£13.99]
Sports Champions – Unlock All Pack [£1.19]
Sports Champions – Haunted Pack [£3.99]
EyePet – Robot Styling Pack [£2.39]
EyePet – Racing Driver Styling Pack [£2.39]
Buzz! - 80's Decade Quiz [£3.99]

DJ Hero 2

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock

Rock Band
T. Rex Pack 1 [£2.49]
“Children Of The Revolution” by T. Rex [£0.99]
“Cosmic Dancer” by T. Rex [£0.99]
“Jeepster” by T. Rex [£0.99]
“Driver 8” by R.E.M. [£0.99]
Its The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” by R.E.M. [£0.99]
“Living Well Is The Best Revenge” by R.E.M. [£0.99]
“Radio Free Europe” by R.E.M. [£0.99]
“Stand” by R.E.M. [£0.99]
“Superman” by R.E.M. [£0.99]
“These Days” by R.E.M. [£0.99]
“What's The Frequency Kenneth?” by R.E.M. [£0.99]

Rock Band Network Latest
“Betty and Me” by Jonathan Coulton [£0.99]
“Death Quota For Purification” by The Myriad Burial [£0.59]
“Infected Nation” by Evile [£0.99]
“Shallow Waters” by Amberian Dawn [£0.99]
“Hey The Mr. Brooks” by Asking Alexandria [£0.99]

Heavy Rain: Move Edition – Developer Interview: getting the best from PlayStation Move
Heavy Rain: Move Edition – Developer Interview: Summing up and adding motion control
Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow – Gameplay Video
Deus Ex: Human Revolution – TGS Trailer
Splatterhouse – E3 Trailer
Splatterhouse – GamesCom Trailer
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 – GamesCom Trailer
Kane & Lynch 2 – Multiplayer DLC Trailer


Femme Abstraction [£1.59]
Infected [£1.19]

Dynamic Theme

PSN ID Avatars
Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype – Vielkopf 2 [£0.40]
Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype – Wuchtklinge 2 [£0.40]

PS1 Classic

Phantasy Star Portable 2 [£19.99]
FIFA 11 [£31.99]

Urbanix [£3.99]
Ace Armstrong vs. The Alien Scumbags! [£3.99]

Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team




New Zero Punctuation - Halo: Reach

This weeks Zero Punctuation is on Halo: Reach. Yahtzee is known for not being the Halo Series biggest fan, his video on Halo Wars is a personal favourite of mine, but would Bungies last Halo game change his mind?

Sony Have Revealed A Playstation Minis Competition In Celebration Of Minis 1st Birthday

Sony have revealed a new Playstation Minis Competition. This competition is running in celebration of the Playstation Minis first birthday. From 6th October to 20th October, if you buy 1 of the Playstation Minis titles from the list below, you will be automatically entered into a competition to win all 10 of them. This promotion is only open to residents of Austria, Germany, New Zealand, South Africa, And The United Kingdom. you must be over 18 to enter and there will be 10 winners.

Buy 1 of these to be automatically entered:
  • Young Thor from Frima Studio
  • Supermarket Mania from G5 Entertainment
  • Cubixx from Laughing Jackal
  • Alien Zombie Death from PomPom Games
  • Monsters (Probably) Stole My Princess from Mediatonic
  • Carnivores from Beatshapers
  • Blast Off from Halfbrick Studios
  • ICE ROAD TRUCKERS from Slitherine
  • Flying Hamster from The Game Atelier
  • Rocks N’Rockets from TikGames

From EU Playstation Blog

Sony Reveal The Playstation Plus Content From October 6th To 30th November

Sony's EU Playstation Blog has detailed the Playstation Plus Content from October 6th To 30th November. there could be some changes to the list, for example some games from 3rd November – 30th November have yet to be finalised.

October 6th – November 2nd:

Street Fighter 2 HD Remix
Aero Racing
Yeti Sports
PSOne Classic:
Kula World
Full Game Trial:
Ferrari The Race Experience
Tomb Raider Underworld
Exclusive Discounts:
Burn Zombie Burn – 50% discount
Trine – 50% discount
Alien Breed: Impact – 20% discount
Gravity Crash – 50% discount
Ace Armstrong Vs. The Alien Scumbags – 20% – day 1 discount
Shatter soundtrack and Dynamic Theme – 50% discount
Dynamic Themes:
Exclusive Move ‘Start the Party’ theme
Exclusive ‘Halloween’ theme
Premium avatars:
Pain: Jarvis and Le Toot Avatars
SingStar: Wannabe and Rising Star Avatars
Exclusive Plus Halloween avatars
Burn Zombie Burn PlayStation Home item

3rd November – 30th November:

Critter Crunch
PSOne Classic:
Syphon Filter
Full Game Trial:
To be confirmed
Exclusive Discounts:
Penny Arcade Parts 1 and 2 (buy one, get one free)
Death Track (with Anarchy Racing bundled in free)
Punisher: No Mercy (50%)
Landit Bandit – 50% discount
Dynamic themes:
Exclusive MUBI Theme
Exclusive Shapes Theme
Premium avatars:
To be confirmed

From EU Playstation Blog

This Weeks UK PSP Digital Comic Store Update

Sony's EU Playstation Blog has detailed the digital comics coming out today on the PSP Digital Comic Store. This weeks free comic is Dust Tactical Field Manual by Twistory and Simon's Cat will only be available in the UK, Ireland, And South Africa.

* 13 Chambers - Twistory
* Atomic Robo Vol. 4 #1 - Red 5 Comics
* Batman #664-#666 - DC Comics
* Betty #185 - Archie Comics
* Black Cherry Bombshells #1 - DC Comics
* DMZ #24 & #25 - DC Comics
* Donald Duck and the Count of Monte Cristo #1 & #2 - Disney DigiComics
* Dual #3 - DC Comics
* Dust Tactical Field Manual (FREE!) - Twistory
* Dust Wars #1 - Twistory
* Fables #26 - DC Comics
* Fractures #1 - DC Comics
* Green Lantern #7-#9 - DC Comics
* Hulk (2008) #5-#8 - Marvel
* Iron Man (1968) #225-229 - Marvel
* Kane & Lynch #2 - DC Comics
* Melody #1 - DC Comics
* Mystery Society #3 - IDW
* Powers (2000) #23 & #24 - Icon
* Reya #0 - Markosia
* Silent Hill: Sinner’s Reward #1-#4 - IDW
* Simon’s Cat - Canongate Books
* Sonic Universe #15 - Archie Comics
* Starcraft #6 & #7 - DC Comics
* Superman/Batman #31 - DC Comics
* Supertron #3 - DC Comics
* Telera Chronicles #0 - DC Comics
* Victorian Undead #6 - DC Comics
* Welcome to Tranquility #6 - DC Comics
* Wonder Woman Vol 3 #1-#4 - DC Comics
* Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper #2 - IDW

From EU Playstation Blog

Square Enix Have Released A New Trailer For Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes Of Light

Square Enix have released a new trailer for their upcoming Nintendo DS game, Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes Of Light. this trailer uses in-game footage to show the games many features. one of these is the Crown System which lets you power up a specific class by adding powers to the hat of the class. The In-game footage also shows many of the characters walking around the over world and also partaking in battles.

Sony Online Entertainment Have Released A Gameplay Video For DC Universe Online

Sony Online Entertainment have released a new gameplay video for DC Universe Online. this video shows in-game action from the DC Universe Beta, specifically many different characters fighting.

Namco Bandai Have Released A Third 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. this is the third behind the scenes look at the game in development at CyberConnect2 and this video focuses more on the story of the game and the playable characters. the trailer reveals the games story runs from the start of Naruto Shippuden right through to the end of the Pain Saga. the video shows that there are 44 playable characters, including Naruto's Sage Mode.

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 5th October

This is all the news from Tuesday 5th October.

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And on Re-Cap

The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 5th October

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 29th September
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 4th October
  • PS3: Alex Evans reveals Little Big Planet 2 delay, not all PS3's online game can't be patched, BluRay must be good enough
  • PSP2: strongly rumoured to be out by end of 2011, front and back cameras, touch screen+physical controls
  • Wii: George W Bush, John McCain, Dick Cheney, Sarah Palin, both Clintons, Al Gore, Joe Biden + President Obama in NBA Jam
  • PC: GameTap say the 4100 Error will be fixed when a new version of the website goes live by the end of October
  • lists Grand Theft Auto IV & Episodes From Liberty City Complete Edition for $39.99, coming 26th October
  • 360: Kinect Manual leaked, has to be 2-6ft high, 1 player gaming 6ft away from it, 2 player gaming 8ft away, + more
  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released A New Trailer For The iPhone Version Of Sonic 4 Episode 1
  • 360: Forza fans have reacted angrily to the news that the Forza 3 Ultimate collection will have exclusive cars
  • 360: Goldman Sachs recommends Microsoft separate profitable Entertainment and Devices division, +xbox, from main company
  • Michael Pachter predicts all 3 consoles will get a $50 price drop in near future, Xbox 360 will go first in Spring 2011
  • QTE Blog: Hudson Have Released New Screenshots For Lost In Shadow
  • Yoshinori Ono is trying to get Yun and Yang, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade characters, into Super Street Fighter IV
  • Jungle: Panasonic claim leading developers are working on games for Jungle.
  • QTE Blog: Sega Announce The Sega Mega Drive Classic Collection Volume 2 Comes To PC's On 15th October
  • 2K Announce a Duke Nukem Forever demo is coming, those who get Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition get early access
  • QTE Blog: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Have Released A New Trailer For The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest
  • 360: Microsoft respond to Forza fan issues, they're evaluating if Stigs Garage Car Pack will be available for download
  • PS3: Ubisoft announce The Prince of Persia Trilogy HD Collection, PS3 Exclusive, 1 Disc, 19th November, £29.99, 3D, 720p
  • QTE Blog: EA Announce FIFA 11 Sold 2.6 Millions Copies World Wide Between 28th September To 2nd October
  • Solid Snake reported to be playable character in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow once game is beaten
  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Have Released New Screenshots For Pokemon Ranger: Guardian Signs
  • QTE Blog: Activision Announce Call Of Duty Black Ops Will Be Playable In 3D On PS3, Xbox 360, And PC
  • USA Military bases will still not stock Medal Of Honor, its out of respect for those still fighting and their families
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 Demo coming to both PS3 and 360 next week. demo set in beginning of the game on Kamino
  • QTE Blog: Square Enix Have Released A New Trailer For Tactics Ogre
  • PS3: Sony announce new JP Bundle, 320GB PS3 + Torne DVR for ¥39,980. new controller bundles to come with long USB cable