Friday, October 8, 2010

The Lego Group Announce Lego Universe Is Now Live As A Founders Release For Those Who Pre-Ordered

The Lego group have announced that for those who have pre-ordered Lego Universe, they can now play the game 2 weeks before the game launches in a Founders Release. A new trailer for the game, featuring Patrick Stewart, has also been released detailing the games back story and revealing what your aim is in the game.

Press Release

BILLUND, DENMARK – OCTOBER 8, 2010 – The LEGO Group today announced that LEGO® Universeis now live, in a Founders Release that grants exclusive first access to fans who pre-ordered the game through LEGO sales channels. Founders get two weeks of early playtime before the official U.S. launch on October 26th, when LEGO Universe will be available through mass retail outlets nationwide.

Available for PC and Mac, LEGO Universe is the first massively-multiplayer online game (MMOG) based on the LEGO play experience. Players must join the heroic Nexus Force alliance, teaming up with friends to adventure, explore and battle back the chaotic Maelstrom to save Imagination. The game features several ways to utilize the iconic brick, from simple, gameplay-oriented building challenges to sophisticated creative designs. Players can also bring their wildest creations to life with a user-friendly programming language, expressing their creativity in exciting online worlds of LEGO past, present and future.

“The LEGO Group has been closely involved throughout the game’s development to ensure the brick is as authentic in-game as in real life,” said Mark William Hansen, LEGO Universe Senior Director, the LEGO Group. “LEGO Universe gives kids the opportunity to create their own worlds and stories, and collaborate with others the safest possible online environment.”

From kids and families involved in focus group testing from day one, as well as beta testers, fans, and adult LEGO fans involved more officially through the World Builders / LEGO Universe Partners (LUP) program, the LEGO Group’s first MMOG is truly a collaborative effort between professional developers at NetDevil and the amazing LEGO fan community. Fan feedback will continue to shape LEGO Universefor years to come, helping to determine what new features, zones and content will be added in future game updates.

“LEGO fans have been inspirational; downright instrumental to the LEGO Universe development process. Now as Founders, fans hold the heavy responsibility of jumpstarting the creative forces of ‘good’ in-game,” said Ryan Seabury, LEGO UniverseCreative Director, NetDevil. “No one is better suited for that honorable task than the LEGO fan community.”

To thank these enthusiastic advocates, the LEGO Universe Founders Release rewards fans who pre-ordered LEGO Universe with early game access beginning October 8th. Founders launch celebrations will take place at LEGO Stores and theme parks over the coming weekend.

About LEGO Universe

Developed by NetDevil, published by the LEGO Group and distributed in mass retail by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment,LEGO Universe invites players to flex their imaginations with the iconic LEGO brick in a new digital way. With an MSRP of £29.99 (plus monthly subscription) and PEGI rating of 7+, children and families can enjoy exploring the Universe together on PC or Mac. LEGO Universeemploys a powerful mix of technology, people, process and community to provide the most creative and safe environment possible.

Players can pick up their copy now at, LEGOLAND theme parks or LEGO Stores worldwide, or pre-order LEGO Universe for pickup on October 26, 2010 at mass retail outlets. To learn more aboutLEGO Universe, please visit

About The LEGO Group

The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company, based in Billund, Denmark. It was founded in 1932, and today the group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials for children.  The company is committed to the development of children's creative and imaginative abilities through its products, which can be purchased in more than 130 countries. Visit

LEGO and the LEGO logo are trademarks of The LEGO Group. ©2010 The LEGO Group.

Sony Online Entertainment Have Released A New DC Universe Online Trailer

Sony Online Entertainment have released a new trailer for DC Universe Online. this trailer is the trailer they are showing at new York Comic Con. The Trailer shows in-game footage of heroes, villains, and user created heroes fighting.

From USA Playstation Blog

Sony Have Released A Playstation Move Developer Diary For MAG

Sony have released a new Playstation Move developer diary. this diary focuses on MAG and has MAG's Ben Jones, a Level Designer, talking about why they decided to incorporate Move and how it changes the game.

From USA Playstation Blog

Black Bean Have Released A New Trailer For WRC FIA World Rally Championship

Black Bean have released a new trailer for WRC FIA World Rally Championship. this is a launch trailer for the game and aims to show the games speed, authenticity, and wide range of tracks.

Namco Bandai Have Released A New Trailer For Enslaved: Odyssey To The West

Namco Bandai have released a new trailer for Ninja Theory's Enslaved: Odyssey To The West. This trailer is a launch trailer done in the style of a movie trailer. the trailer mostly shows of the games graphics and character animation, whilst also revealing new mechanical monsters.

Atlus Have Released A New Gameplay Video For NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Dragon Blade Chronicles

Atlus have released a new gameplay video for their upcoming Nintendo Wii game, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Dragon Blade Chronicles. this video shows off Naruto, Sakura, And Kakashi's new look in the game. there is also battle gameplay with Sasuke and Naruto. the video also appears to show in-game cutscenes, not the Anime style ones, and platforming. NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Dragon Blade Chronicles is set to come out on 16th November.

Atlus Have Released A New Gameplay Video For NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Naruto vs. Sasuke

Atlus have released a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming Nintendo DS game, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Naruto vs. Sasuke. This video mostly shows Neji, Ten Ten, Lee, Yamato, Sakura, Naruto, And Sasuke fighting various enemies. NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Naruto vs. Sasuke is set to come out on 16th November.

Namco Bandai Reveal The Soundtrack To Splatterhouse And Release New Screenshots

Namco Bandai have revealed the soundtrack to Splatterhouse and released new screenshots for the game. the screenshots are in-game and mostly show Rick battling with various monsters. The Full track list to the Splatterhouse Soundtrack is:

·The Accused – “Pounding Nails”
·ASG – “Dream Song”
·Cavalera Conspiracy – “Must Kill”
·5 Finger Death Punch – “Dying Breed”
·Goatwhore – “Apocalyptic Havok”
·The Haunted – “Hollow Ground”
·High On Fire - “Fire, Flood & Plague”
·Invisible Enemies – “Dead Eyes”
·Lamb of God – “Walk With Me in Hell”
·Mastodon – “Blood and Thunder”
·Municipal Waste – “Rigorous Vengeance”
·Mutant Supremacy – “Morbid Dismemberment”
·Terrorizer – “Dead Shall Rise”
·WolfShirt – “Headlong Into Monsters”


Press Release

Boasting tracks from many of the top names in metal, the Splatterhouse soundtrack fits perfectly with the game’s brutal gameplay and over-the-top gore. The full track list follows:

·The Accused – “Pounding Nails”
·ASG – “Dream Song”
·Cavalera Conspiracy – “Must Kill”
·5 Finger Death Punch – “Dying Breed”
·Goatwhore – “Apocalyptic Havok”
·The Haunted – “Hollow Ground”
·High On Fire - “Fire, Flood & Plague”
·Invisible Enemies – “Dead Eyes”
·Lamb of God – “Walk With Me in Hell”
·Mastodon – “Blood and Thunder”
·Municipal Waste – “Rigorous Vengeance”
·Mutant Supremacy – “Morbid Dismemberment”
·Terrorizer – “Dead Shall Rise”
·WolfShirt – “Headlong Into Monsters”

Splatterhouse follows college student Rick Taylor as he embarks on a mission to rescue his girlfriend, Jennifer, who has disappeared after entering a mysterious, run-down mansion inhabited by the elusive scientist, Dr. West.

Confronted by horrific, otherworldly abominations under Dr. West’s control, Rick turns to a mystical sentient mask that promises to give him the power to reunite him with his beloved Jennifer. Fraught with desperation, Rick dons the “Mayan Terror Mask” and is transformed into a raging juggernaut, unleashing unadulterated violence and destruction upon anything that stands in his way.

Splatterhouse will be available for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 system on November 26, 2010. 

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

Namco Bandai have released the forth behind the scenes look at CyberConnect2's Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2. this video focuses on the games online modes, talking about how you can take the characters you've unlocked from the story mode to the online mode. They also reveal the game supports drop in/drop out multiplayer, where a friend can join in your online match against someone on your team.

Konami Detail The First DLC For Pro Evolution Soccer Coming 12th October

Konami have announced the first DLC pack for Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 is coming out on the 12th October and that it will be free. this pack will update player rosters, Clubs that have qualified for UEFA Champions League Group Stages have been added to the games dedicated mode. Some team kits will also be updated and 4 more licensed boots will be added to the game. Konami will also add 3 new wallpapers, found in the Extra Content Folder, featuring Lionel Messi.


From Konami UK

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Thursday 7th October

This is all the news from Thursday 7th October.

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Thursday 7th October

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 6th October
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 6th October
  • 3DS: Epic Games think the 3DS is not powerful enough for the Unreal Engine to run on it
  • QTE Blog: Sony Online Entertainment Have Released A New Video For DC Universe Showing Metropolis
  • 360: Dreamworks is reportedly looking at using the Halo Novels as source material for a Halo movie
  • PSP: Sony will stop selling PSP dev kits on 15th November, Speculation is new dev Kits coming or PSP2 kits coming
  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released A New Trailer For Vanquish Showing Weapons
  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released A New Gameplay Video For Shogun 2:Total War
  • iPhone: NBA Elite is still coming out this month, console versions were delayed.
  • QTE Blog: This Weeks USA PSP Digital Comic Store Update
  • QTE Blog: Double Fine Announce Costume Quest Is Coming Out 19th October On PS3 And 20th October On XBLA
  • A New Shenmue game coming to Japanese Mobiles, billed as 3rd Shenmue game it will be called Shenmue Town
  • 360: Microsoft announce there'll be a public multiplayer beta for Gears Of War 3 in 2011 with dedicated servers
  • Sega reveal they are delisting several Sonic games from retail that have average/poor meta scores
  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce The Shoot Is Coming Out In The USA On 19th October
  • QTE Blog: D3Publisher Have Revealed The Boxart For Yogi Bear: The Videogame And Released New Screenshots
  • Wii: Nintendo announce the Wii Remote Plus is coming out in Japan on 11 November, it's replacing standard WiiMote
  • Early Ninja Theory Designs for DmC were to close to original Dante, Capcom told them to "go crazy" with the design
  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce The Killzone 3 Beta Launches 25th October And Reveal How To Be A Part
  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce All New God Of War: Ghost of Sparta Purchases Will Have Voucher For Deimos God Of War III Skin
  • Its reported Tesco is going to sell Pro Evolution Soccer 11 at £30 tomorrow, other supermarkets expected to do same
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 11 review scores going live, range of scores from 6/10 to 9/10
  • QTE Blog: Activision And Marvel Announce X-Men: Destiny
  • QTE Blog: Square Enix Have Released A Subtitled Trailer For DISSIDIA 012[duodecim] FINAL FANTASY
  • PC: Blizzard announces World Of Warcraft has 12 Million Subscribers, 2 years after the game reached the 11 Million Mark
  • its reported Sam Raimi is making a Disney Wizard Of Oz 3D Prequel now no word on World Of Warcraft Movie
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released New Screenshots For The PSP And Wii Versions Of FIFA 11
  • QTE Blog: EA Announce A Promotion With Susan G. Komen For The Cure In Support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • 3DS: Yuji Naka says the 3DS was cheaper than he thought it would be, says he likes it and wants to do something for it
  • Rockstar San Diego are reportedly working on a new unannounced AAA game for both PS3 and 360.
  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Announce Super Mario All-Stars 25th Anniversary Edition Comes Out Across Europe On 3rd December
  • QTE Blog: Housemarque Announce Dead Nation Will Have Online Co-Op
  • Wii: High Voltage say The Conduit 2 will support patches and hot fixes to ensure mutliplayer won't be hacked
  • Concept art for Time Splitters 4, done before Free Radical closed, has been released, each batch has a unique theme
  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Announce Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Comes Out Across Europe On 10th December
  • QTE Blog: One Man Left Studios Announce Tilt To Live Is Now Out On iPad
  • QTE Blog: GAMEVIL Announce Baseball Superstars 2010 HD Is Out Now For iPad
  • QTE Blog: D3Publisher Have Released A new Trailer And Behind The Scenes Video For Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction

GAMEVIL Announce Baseball Superstars 2010 HD Is Out Now For iPad

GAMEVIL have announced Baseball Superstars 2010 HD is out now on the App Store for the iPad.This iPad version of the game has been optimised for the iPad and features new high resolution graphics and new controls. Users will also be able to customise up to 6 players in the My League mode and there are also more hidden characters and hidden items to find. A new leaderboard has also been added. Baseball Superstars 2010 HD is out now and available for $4.99/£2.99


Press Release

LOS ANGELES, CA — October 7th, 2010 —GAMEVIL(R), a leading mobile game publisher and developer, today announced that its first iPad game Baseball Superstars(R) 2010 HD is now available on App Store. The game features new high resolution graphics and controls optimized for the iPad.

Baseball Superstars 2010 HD is a full-featured baseball game with six different modes: Exhibition, Season, My League, Homerun Race, Mission, and Match Play. In this version, the user can customize up to six players through My League mode and enjoy playing the game with more items, more hidden characters and even more hidden teams. The Match Play mode enables the user to play against their friends asynchronously over the network, and the new leaderboard enables the user to compare their records with everyone around the world.

"We're thrilled to launch our best franchise game on the hottest device on the market.", said Kyu Lee, Head of GAMEVIL USA. "The tablet market will explode next year and this version will be a significant addition to the 12 million downloads of Baseball Superstars we already have across multiple platforms."

Baseball Superstars 2010 HD is now available for $4.99 from the App Store for iPad or at

For more details, please visit


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