Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Namco Bandai Have Released The First Behind The Scenes Look At Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom

Namco Bandai have released the first behind the scenes look at Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom. this video has Daisuke Uchiyama, Director, Karine Balichard, European Producer, and Sousuke Miyaura, Art Director, talking about the game. they talk about how they went for a fairy tale vibe with the character and the story. they also talk about how throughout the game you discover more about Majin. its also revealed that they decided to make the game available in as many languages as possible to help immerse players in the game.

EA Have Released New Trailers For The Wii And DS Versions Of The Sims 3 Consoles

EA have released new trailers for The Sims 3 Console. there is a trailer for both the Wii and DS versions of the game. both trailers show in-game action, highlight features and using in-game footage to show examples. The Wii trailer focuses on the Exclusive beach location whilst the DS trailer focuses on character customisation and house building.

Wii Trailer

DS Trailer

Sega Have Released New Screenshots For Sega Bass Fishing On XBLA And PSN

Sega have released new screenshots for their upcoming Xbox 360 XBLA and Playstation 3 PSN game, Sega Bass Fishing. this game is a Digitally remastered version of the original Dreamcast game.


Sega Have Released New Screenshots For Space Channel 5 Part 2 On The PSN And XBLA

Sega have released new screenshots for their upcoming PS3 PSN and Xbox 360 XBLA game, Space Channel 5 Part 2. this is a digitally remastered version of Space Channel 5 Part 2 that originally came out on the Sega Dreamcast.


Sega Have Released A New Trailer For Sonic Free Riders

Sega have released a new trailer for their upcoming Xbox 360 Kinect game, Sonic Free Riders. this trailer shows some in-game footage from the game as well as some footage of someone playing the game, showing some of the gesture controls. Several tracks and characters are also shown in this trailer.

From Sega USA

Zoo Entertainment Announce Minute To Win It For The Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS

Zoo Entertainment have announced Minute To Win It For both the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS. both games are set to come out in November for $29.99. Guy Fieri provides voiceovers for the game. there is single and multiplayer modes, with full character customization. each round has 10 rounds, chosen from the 36 that come with the game.

Wii Screenshots

Press Release

Cincinnati, Ohio – Oct. 20, 2010 – Video game publisher Zoo Entertainment, Inc (NASDAQ: ZOOG) today announced that Minute to Win It, based on NBC’s hit game show sensation, will be available in November 2010 for the Nintendo WiiTM and DS systems. Led by All-American chef and TV personality Guy Fieri, who provides voiceovers for the title, players will tackle unique challenges and compete to win the (virtual) grand prize of $1,000,000. Minute to Win It is licensed through NBC Universal Television Consumer Products Group.

“Minute to Win It is the perfect game show to bring to the video gaming realm and we are very excited for MTWI Wii to reach homes across the nation,” said Craig Plestis, Executive Producer of Minute to Win It. “This show has not only caught on across America but has been voted ‘The Best Game Show in the World’ in Cannes. We are looking forward to this Wii game becoming a hit in America, as well as around the world.”

In Minute to Win It, players compete in a series of simple, yet nerve-wracking 60-second challenges with household objects for a shot to win each round. As the money increases, so does the level of difficulty, and the adrenaline! To add even more intensity to the fast and furious competition, the Wii version of Minute to Win It is compatible with the Wii Balance Board. Featuring both Solo and Multiplayer modes, full character customization is also included to immerse players in the gameplay experience. With 36 fun and exciting challenges randomly selected to create each 10-round battle, there is never a dull moment, making Minute to Win It the ultimate party game for all ages.

Minute to Win It is rated E, and is scheduled for release November 2010 for the WiiTM system and Nintendo DS at an MSRP of $29.99.

Zoo Entertainment is a developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software targeted to family-oriented mass-market consumers. With a strong network of leading national mass market retailers, its casual and value-focused titles span categories including sports, family, racing, game-show, strategy and action-adventure, among others.

Zoo’s software is developed for all major consoles, handheld gaming devices, PCs, and mobile and smart-phone devices as well as the emerging ‘connected services.’ Rather than depending on a relatively limited number of “blockbuster” titles, Zoo publishes a broad stream of titles at compelling values. The Company has a library of approximately 100 games, and targets publishing approximately 50 new games in 2010.

With its innovative content creation site, indiePub Games (, Zoo Entertainment is poised to capitalize on opportunities in the emerging and high growth digital entertainment space. indiePub Games is a community of independent game developers and players. Set on fostering the independent gaming community, indiePub Games provides developers with the resources they need to make great games, and gives them an outlet to share their works with a supportive audience. Independent game developers are able to collaborate with the gaming community and ultimately compete for multi-platform publishing contracts. indiePub Games also serves as a destination site for gaming enthusiasts to play the latest in independent games and allows consumers to take an active role in helping independent developers create innovative entertainment software. For more information, please

NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. NBC Universal Television DVD, Music, and Consumer Products Group manages all global ancillary television business endeavors for the NBC Universal Television Group, including third-party home entertainment distribution, consumer products, musical soundtracks, special markets projects and the NBC Universal Online Store.

Sony Reveal A New PS2 Toy Story 3 Bundle Is Coming 31st October For $99

Sony have announced a new PS2 bundle is coming on the 31st October. For $99, you can get a PS2 and Toy Story 3: The Videogame.

From USA Playstation Blog

Sony Announce The God of War: Collection Is Coming To The USA PSN On 2nd November

Sony have announced that The God of War: Collection is coming to the PSN. The God of War: Collection was God Of War and God Of War II Remastered in 720p HD, 60 fps, anti-aliased graphics, and trophies. both God of War HD and God of War II HD are coming to the PSN on 2nd November but they will not come with the bonus material and extras from the Blu-Ray release of The God of War: Collection.

CVG have revealed that each game,God of War HD and God of War II HD, will cost €17.99/£13.99, or they can be bought together as The God of War: Collection for €29.99/£23.99.

From USA Playstation Blog
UK Prices From CVG

UK PSN Update 20/10/10

Special Offers
PS3: Hyperballoid HD – Original World Map Pack [£1.25]
PS3: Blue Toad Murder Files – Episodes 4-6 [£4.99]
PS3: topatoi: The Great Tree Story [£2.39]
PS3: topatoi+DLC [£4.79]
PS3: Smash Cars - Virus Run [£0.79]
PSP: Metal Gear Solid Portable ops [£5.19]
PS1: Disney's Tarzan [£3.19]

New PSP Essentials
PS3 Games
FirstPlay Episode 029 [£0.99]
FirstPlay 90 Day Subscription [£8.99]
Costume Quest [£8.99]
Swords and Soldiers [£6.29]
Split/Second – Deadline Pack [£3.99]
WWE Smackdown vs RAW 2011 – Fan Axxess [£6.29]
WWE Smackdown vs RAW 2011 – Online Axxess [£6.29]
Space Invaders Infinity Gene – Bonus Stages Pack 1 [£2.39]
EyePet – Wild West Styling Pack [£2.39]
EyePet – Winter Sports Styling Packs [£2.39]
Dead Rising 2 – Soldier Skills Pack [£1.59]
Zen Pinball – Paranormal Table [£1.59]

Costume Quest
Swords and Soldiers
Split/Second – Multiplayer Demo

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock
Linkin Park Track Pack [£7.99]
“Blackout” by Linkin Park [£1.59]
“Burning In The Skies” by Linkin Park [£1.59]
“The Catalyst” by Linkin Park [£1.59]
“The Messenger” by Linkin Park [£1.59]
“Waiting For The End” by Linkin Park [£1.59]
“Wretches And Kings” by Linkin Park [£1.59]

Rock Band
Jimmy Eat World Pack 2 [£2.49]
“Bleed American” by Jimmy Eat World [£0.99]
“My Best Theory” by Jimmy Eat World [£0.99]
“Pain” by Jimmy Eat World [£0.99]
Stone Temple Pilots Track Pack 1 [£4.99]
“Big Empty” by Stone Temple Pilots [£0.99]
“Crackerman” by Stone Temple Pilots [£0.99]
“Creep” by Stone Temple Pilots [£0.99]
“Dead And Bloated” by Stone Temple Pilots [£0.99]
“Huckerberry Crumble” by Stone Temple Pilots [£0.99]
“Trippin' On A Hole In A Paper Heart” by Stone Temple Pilots [£0.99]

Rock Band Network Latest
“A prophecy” by Asking Alexandria [£0.99]
“In Memory” by Excruciating Thoughts [£0.59]
“Last Train To Awesometown” by Parry Gripp [£0.59]
“NOM NOM NOM NOM NOM NOM NOM” by Parry Gripp [£0.59]
“Sending Signals” by Evergreen Terrace [£0.59]

The Last Guardian – TGS Trailer
Team Ico Presents ICO & Shadow Of The Colossus In HD
Red Dead Redemption – Undead Nightmare debut trailer
Red Dead Redemption – Undead Nightmare Official Trailer
DeathSpank: Thongs Of Virtue – Launch Trailer
DeathSpank: Thongs Of Virtue – Story Trailer
EA Sports – FIFA 11 TV Advert
FIFA 11 Sizzle Trailer
My Aquarium Video
Top Gun Trailer


TV Superstars – Big Beat Kitchen [Free]
TV Superstars – DIY Raw [Free]
TV Superstars – Frockstar [Free]
TV Superstars – Let's Get Physical [Free]
TV Superstars – STAA [Free]
TV Superstars – Hosts Theme [Free]
TV Superstars – Set Theme
Valkyria Chonicles Theme
Autumn Stroll [£1.19]
DP lightning [£1.19]

Dynamic Theme
TV Superstars – Amber Belle [£1.59]

PSN ID Avatars
Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype – Keto [£0.40]
Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype – Vielkopf 3 [£0.40]
Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype – Wuchtklinge [£0.40]

PS1 Classic
Pong [£3.99]

Valkyria Chonicles 2 – Complete DLC Pack [£3.99]
Legends Of War: Patton's Campaign [£23.99]

Flick Fishing [£2.49]





Konami Reveal 2 New Modes In No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise On The PS3

Konami have announced the Playstation 3 version of No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise will come with 2 new additional modes, as well as Playstation Move Support. the two modes are Rebout and Viewer. in Rebout, you can challenge all previously defeated assassins. in the Viewer Mode, you can view all the games cut-scenes in HD.


From Konami UK

New Zero Punctuation - Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

This weeks Zero Punctuation is on Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions. can Yahtzee enjoy any of the 4 Spider-Men in the game or do all 4 just play the same way and are not fun?

This Weeks UK PSP Digital Comic Store Update

Sony's EU Playstation Blog have revealed the Digital Comics coming out today on the PSP Digital Comic Store. There doesn't appear to be any free comics released on the store this week.

5 Days to Die #1 & #2 - IDW
13 Chambers #2 - Twistory
2000 AD Prog #1700 - 2000 AD
Atomic Robo Vol.4 #3 - Red 5 Comics
Batman #678 & #679 - DC Comics
Bayou #10 - DC Comics
Betty and Veronica #202 - Archie Comics
Birds Of Prey #56-#60 - DC Comics
Black Cherry Bombshells #3 - DC Comics
Danger Girl #3 & #4 - IDW
Dragon Age #4 - IDW
Dust Wars #2 - Twistory
Ex Machina #12 & #13 - DC Comics
Fables #28 & #29 - DC Comics
Green Lantern #10 - DC Comics
Hulk (2008) #9-#12 - Marvel
Iron Man (1968) #282-286 - Marvel
JLA #10 - DC Comics
Justice Society of America #1-#4 - DC Comics
Kill Shakespeare #5 - IDW
Magician (2006) #1-#6 - Marvel
Melody #3 - DC Comics
The Night Owls #7 - DC Comics
Powers (2000) #27 & #28 - Icon
Ratchet & Clank #1 - DC Comics
RED #1-#3 - DC Comics
RED Frank, Joe, Marvin & Victoria - DC Comics
Reya #1 - Markosia
Road #1 - DC Comics
Sandman #6 - DC Comics
Star Trek: Captain’s Log #3 - IDW
Superman/Batman #33 - DC Comics
Transformers #11 - IDW
Trick ‘r Treat #1 & #2 - DC Comics
True Blood #4 - IDW
Wonder Woman Vol.3 #5 - DC Comics
Wonder Woman Annual #1 - DC Comics
Y: The Last Man #10 - DC Comics

From EU Playstation Blog

Konami Have Released A New Trailer For Karaoke Revolution Glee

Konami have released a new trailer for Karaoke Revolution Glee. this trailer shows in-game action from the game, showing a video for each song plays in the background whilst on the bottom is the lyrics you have to sing.

Namco Bandai Have Released A New Character Trailer For Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2

Namco Bandai have released a new trailer for CyberConnect2's Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2. this trailer is long but it shows in-game action from every character in the game.

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 19th October

This is all the news from Tuesday 19th October.

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 19th October

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Monday 18th October
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 18th October
  • The ESRB has rated Twisted Metal as a PS1 Classic for the PSP/PS3
  • PS3: Kazunori Yamauchi admits the Gran Turismo 5 frame-rate will occasionally dip below 60fps, asks for forgiveness
  • Capcom admit there are currently no plans for games in the Dino Crisis and Onimusha series
  • PS3: Sony admit Hunting and Trading pack for Red Dead Redemption wasn't released correctly, must delete and redownload
  • PS3: Sony admit they're struggling to meet Playstation Move demand across Europe, they're having to double production
  • QTE Blog: Sony Online Entertainment Detail Upcoming Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Retail Products
  • QTE Blog: THQ And Nickelodeon Announce THQ Have The Rights To Develop Videogames Based On SpongeBob SquarePants
  • EA Announce a patch is coming out on Wednesday for NBA Live 10. Roster Updates coming but maynot be 100% accurate
  • PC: Civ V DLC coming, Free is the "Mongols Civilization + Scenario Pack", "Babylonian Civilization Pack" costs $4.99
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released A New Indepth Look Video For EA Sports Active 2
  • Super Meat Boy will be on sale for a limited time when its released, it'll cost 800 MS points and not 1200 MS Points.
  • 3DS: Level 5 announce Time Travellers, game is about girl and terrorist who know future events.
  • 3DS: Level 5 announce Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle. development started on DS. weekly puzzles, 2 laytons
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released A New Video For MMA Showing Many Of The Games Features
  • QTE Blog: EA Announce Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 Is Coming To The Nintendo DS
  • 3DS: Level 5 announce Professor Layton VS Phoenix Wright, made in collaboration with Capcom, crime+mystery puzzles
  • Ubisoft reveal 40% of Assassin's Creed II players finished the game, 35% finished Assassin's Creed
  • QTE Blog: Nordic Games Have Released A New Trailer For We Sing Robbie Williams
  • QTE Blog: THQ Announce They Are Forming THQ Montréal And Patrice Désilets Will Head The Studio
  • 360: Remedy is hiring for a AAA 360 game. obvious speculation is Alan Wake 2
  • Dubai customs seized 48,000 counterfeit Playstation 3 games
  • QTE Blog: Microsoft Announce Big Changes Are Coming To From Tomorrow
  • PC: PC Specs for Call of Duty: Black Ops have been bumped higher, new specs in link
  • PS3: Insomniacs Ted Price says their team uses the SPU's better than any other dev.
  • QTE Blog: Capcom Have Released Screenshots Of The Shanghai And Istanbul Tracks In Moto GP 09/10
  • QTE Blog: EA Announce Medal Of Honor Has Sold Over 1.5 Million Units World Wide And Reveal Free DLC