Thursday, October 21, 2010

EA Have Released A New Video For EA Sports Active 2 Showing Online Connectivity

EA Have released a new trailer for EA Sports Active 2. this video focuses on the online connectivity between your game and the EA Sports Active 2 website. the video shows, in steps, how to connect the two and the benefits of doing so.

Sega Have Released A New Gameplay Video For Sonic Colours Showing Wii Exclusive Wisps

Sega have released a new gameplay video for Sonic Colours. this video shows the Wii Exclusive Wisps, Purple Frenzy, Blue Cube, Green Hover, and Pink Spikes. this video shows how Sonic looks using each one and how you use each of the Wisps.

Nintendo Reveal USA Release Date For The Red Wii Bundle, Red Nintendo DSi XL Bundle, Wii Remote Plus, And FlingSmash Bundle

Nintendo have announced that on the Red Wii Bundle, Red Nintendo DSi XL Bundle, Wii Remote Plus, And FlingSmash Bundle are coming out in the USA on 7th November.

The Red Wii Bundle is a Limited Edition and celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Super Mario Bros. the Bundle comes with New Super Mario Bros. Wii, a red Wii Remote Plus controller, Wii Sports, and a red Nunchuk controller. This Limited Edition console will cost $199.99.
The Red Nintendo DSi XL Bundle has a special edition Red Nintendo DSi XL in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Super Mario Bros. The Bundle comes with 3 games, Mario Kart DS, Brain Age Express: Arts & Letters, Brain Age Express: Math and Photo Clock. this has a suggest retail price of $179.99.

Wii Remote Plus is a new controller that will become the retail standard. it will retail for the same price as the previous controller, $39.99, but the main difference is that this controller has Wii MotionPlus Functionality built in. this means with this controller you will no longer need to buy/use the MotionPlus attachment.

FlingSmash is the first Nintendo Wii game to be bundled with the new Wii Remote Plus. this bundle costs $49.99 and appears to come with a black Wii Remote Plus.

Press Release

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 21, 2010 - Nintendo has everyone's holiday shopping list covered with an array of great new products. These include Mario™-red, limited-edition Wii™ and Nintendo DSi XL™ system bundles that celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Super Mario Bros.™ game on the NES™ and a new Wii Remote™ Plus controller that has Wii MotionPlus™ motion technology built right in. Nintendo already offers tremendous video game value, and these products will make it even easier for shoppers to find fun at a great price. All new products go on sale in North America on Nov. 7, and the limited-edition products will be available while supplies last.

"Whether shoppers want to add a cool new look to their gaming setup or expand their supply of controllers with an exciting game, Nintendo offers a great value for the holidays," said Marc Franklin, Nintendo of America's director of Public Relations. "For anyone who is still on the fence about whether to join the world of video games, we're offering many fun, easy, economical ways to get involved."

The lineup of products launching Nov. 7 includes:
Red Wii Bundle: This limited-edition Wii hardware comes in beautiful red to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the original Super Mario Bros. game. The bundle includes New Super Mario Bros.™ Wii and a new red Wii Remote Plus controller, in addition to all the other included items, like Wii Sports™ and a red Nunchuk™ controller. It will be available while supplies last at a suggested retail price of just $199.99.

Red Nintendo DSi XL Bundle: This special-edition Nintendo DSi XL bundle is also red in honor of the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. and features three iconic Super Mario Bros.-themed graphics. The bundle comes with Mario Kart™ DS, which looks gorgeous on the extra-large screen. That's in addition to the pre-loaded software of Brain Age™ Express: Arts & Letters, Brain Age Express: Math and Photo Clock. It will be available while supplies last at a suggested retail price of just $179.99.

Wii Remote Plus: This new controller combines the original, iconic Wii Remote™ controller with built-in Wii MotionPlus functionality. The compact Wii Remote Plus controller offers players precision motion controls all in one unit. It becomes the new standard Wii controller, and will be available from now on in all Wii hardware packages and bundles, as well as sold separately at a suggested retail price of $39.99.

FlingSmash™ Bundle: The new Wii game combines the hands-on fun of tennis with the nonstop action and instant gratification of pinball. It requires use of the Wii MotionPlus accessory, so it seemed natural to bundle it with the new Wii Remote Plus controller. For a suggested retail price of $49.99, shoppers get to enjoy both the game and the controller in one package.

Remember that 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

About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™ home console and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 3.4 billion video games and more than 565 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pok√©mon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company's website at

Konami Have Released New Screenshots for Hard Corps: Uprising and Rush’N Attack: Ex-Patriot

Konami have released new screenshots for their upcoming XBLA and PSN games, Hard Corps: Uprising and Rush’N Attack: Ex-Patriot. Both games are set to come out this winter. the Rush’N Attack: Ex-Patriot screens show the games main character, Sid Morrow, engaging in close combat. The Hard Corps: Uprising screenshots show Bahamut and his partner Krystal in several environments.

Rush’N Attack: Ex-Patriot

Hard Corps: Uprising

Press Release

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today released new screenshots for Hard Corps: Uprising and Rush’N Attack: Ex-Patriot, which are both set to release this winter for Xbox LIVE® Arcade and the PlayStationNetwork. The new screens for Rush’N Attack: Ex-Patriot show the game’s main character Sid Morrow engaging in close combat with prison guards, getting caught in a classic Rush’N Attack “Rush”, and taking on a boss infused with weaponized Ulyssium in a tank. In Hard Corps: Uprising, the new screens show Bahamut and his partner Krystal in a variety of environments ranging from jungles filled with deadly plants - and even deadlier snipers, rain forests teeming with robotic alligators and piranhas, and ancient ruins with treacherous traps and menacing bosses. Fans of Konami’s classic run-and-gun genre games may also notice some nods to the past.

Hard Corps: Uprising and Rush’N Attack: Ex-Patriot will be available this winter on Xbox LIVE Arcade and on the PlayStation Network. For all the latest news, be sure to follow Rush’N Attack: Ex-Patriot on Facebook at as well as Hard Corps: Uprising on Facebook at

EA Announce NBA Jam On The PS3 And Xbox 360 Comes Out In The UK On 26th November

EA have announced that the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 version of NBA Jam is coming out in the UK on 26th November. the game will come with two game modes, Classic Campaign and Remix tour, as well as online modes. there will be an update for NBA Jam in December that adds more online modes. at launch there is only 2 on 2, but the update brings online to Remix Games, Backboard Smash, Domination Free-for-All, Elimination, and 21.



Press Release

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – October 21, 2010 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that EA SPORTSTM NBA JAM will be available in the UK November 26 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system and, for the first time ever for the arcade classic, in high definition and featuring online play. Described by as “virtually perfect”— NBA JAM will take advantage of the online communities playing on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 to bring all the action into your own virtual arcade.

Featuring gameplay that is true to the original, NBA JAM will have players spinning with ankle breaking moves to the basket and on the way to high-flying, backboard-smashing dunks. With two distinct game modes—Classic Campaign and Remix Tour—plus online modes, EA SPORTS NBA JAM offers something for everyone.

At launch, gamers will be able to take on all rivals playing Classic 2-on-2 online^ for the first time ever, measuring their success on Friends and Global Leaderboards. In December 2010, the online features for NBA JAM will expand significantly with several major online features being delivered through a free title update for connected gamers. In December, connected fans will be able to team-up locally and online to compete in Remix Games, including classic arcade hoop games like Backboard Smash, Domination Free-for-All, Elimination, and 21. Fans will also be able to make it a Jam Party online by inviting up to 3 friends to play. Plus, gamers will be able to take on the world in Online Progression, levelling up through a series of challengers and secret online JAM Challenges to unlock online exclusive rewards and hidden content in the ultimate quest for global bragging rights.

“We have listened to our NBA JAM fans and appreciate their desire to play this game online, so we are going to deliver the online feature set they expect and deserve,” said Trey Smith, Creative Director of NBA JAM. “Fans will be able to play Classic JAM online right out of the box, and can expect to enjoy features like Team-up, Remix Online, Jam Party, Online Progression, and even more secret players and teams, in December.”

In Classic Campaign, players can take a trip down memory lane, individually or with a friend, as they play all 30 teams in the NBA in a worst to first ladder tournament. In Remix Tour, players will be faced with a new twist on the traditional NBA JAM experience. From boss battles against some of the NBA’s greatest legends, to half-court game modes with distinct challenges and winning conditions, players will be taken through an NBA JAM experience completely unique to the basketball videogame genre while demonstrating classic arcade hoops at its best.

EA SPORTS NBA JAM for WiiTM is currently the 8th highest rated sports game ever on the Wii*. It is available in stores now. EA SPORTS NBA JAM is rated “E” for Everyone by the ESRB and 3+ by PEGI in Europe. The MSRP on the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation3 is £29.99 UK. Visit!/NBAJAM to join the EA SPORTS NBA Jam Facebook group or visit for more information about the game. Screenshots are available at

EA SPORTSTM is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, global videogame competitions and breakthrough digital experiences. EA SPORTS delivers experiences that ignite the emotions of sport through industry-leading sports simulation videogames, including Madden NFL football, FIFA Soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA ELITE basketball, NCAA® Football, Fight Night boxing, EA SPORTS MMA and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® golf, and EA SPORTS Active.

For more information about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit to connect, share and compete.
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About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA MobileTMand POGOTM. In fiscal 2010, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.7 billion and had 27 titles that sold more than one million units. EA's homepage and online game site is More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at

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Sony Announce Time Crisis: Razing Storm Is Coming Out In The UK On 5th November

Sony have announced Time Crisis: Razing Storm is coming out across the UK and Ireland on Friday 5th November. The European release for Time Crisis: Razing Storm is Wednesday 3rd November. A Demo for Time Crisis: Razing Storm is coming out on the PSN on 27th October.

From EU Playstation Blog

Nintendo Have Released New Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Screenshots, Character Art, And A Trailer

Nintendo have released new screenshots, character art, and a trailer for Golden Sun: Dark Dawn, an upcoming Nintendo DS game. The trailer shows a variety of in-game action, whilst the screenshots are also in-game and also show a variety of things including fighting.


Character Art

Konami Have Released A New Trailer For Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D

Konami have released a trailer for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS game, Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D. This trailer is not in 3D, but if you have seen anything in 3D before you can get a good sense of how 3D is used. the trailer is 7 minutes long and is more of a tech demo of what the technology can do and be used rather than showing actual in-game action.

2K Games Have Released New Screenshots And A Trailer For New Carnival Funfair Games

2K Games have released new screenshots and a trailer for their upcoming Nintendo Wii game, New Carnival Funfair Games. both show many of the mini games included, with the trailer confirming there is Wii Motion Plus support also.


Hudson Have Released New Screenshots And A Trailer For Dream Chronicles On XBLA

Hudson have released new screenshots and a trailer for their XBLA game, Dream Chronicles. This Xbox 360 XBLA version of the game is out now and costs 800 MS Points. In the game you play as Faye who is trying to save her husband, Fidget, who has been captured by the evil Fairy Queen of Dreams, Lilith. the game has 18 locations to search through either in single player or with a friend in offline/online co-op.


Press Release

San Mateo, Calif. – October 20, 2010 – The enchanting adventure game Dream Chronicles® is now enticing gamers to unravel an intriguing mystery unlike anything on consoles. Hudson Entertainment, the North and South American subsidiary of HUDSON SOFT, is bringing PlayFirst’s award-winning PC title to Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 800 Microsoft Points.

Dream Chronicles takes place in an ethereal world where the lines between reality and fantasy blur into an alternate world. Players take on the role of Faye, who wakes up from a strange dream only to find that her husband, Fidget, has been taken captive by the evil Fairy Queen of Dreams, Lilith, and must follow subtle clues to find her missing husband and escape from the mysterious sleeping spell that has taken over the town of Wish.

“Dream Chronicles offers a challenging and visually stunning adventure that casual gamers and fans of the original version alike can lose themselves in,” said Sabine Duvall, Vice President of Digital Download at Hudson Entertainment. “Friends and families can play and solve the mystery together with co-op multiplayer, and the fresh 3D graphics offer a unique view of the magical story.”

Solving the myriad traps and puzzles in Dream Chronicles will require sharp senses and keen skills. Lilith, who wants to steal Faye’s husband away for herself, has mixed everything up and left things in disarray. With the guidance of Fidget’s diary, you have to put everything back in its proper place in order to open many magic doors. Finally, after navigating their way through a maze of mysteries, players will search high and low for the solutions to puzzles and obstacles blocking their way across 18 fantastic locations and can even work with a friend, either online or offline, to unravel the mystery at the heart of the story.

The original Windows PC version was a Zeeby winner for “People’s Choice Award for Best Hidden Object & Adventure Game.”

For more information on Dream Chronicles, please visit the websites below.

Official Website:
Twitter: HudsonEnt
Facebook: Hudson Entertainment

Hudson Entertainment is the North and South American subsidiary of Hudson Soft, an international provider of games and entertainment content founded in 1973. Hudson Entertainment focuses on three key businesses: console retail games, digital download content, and music. Hudson introduced best-selling videogame franchises including Bomberman, Bonk, Military Madness and Deca Sports. Through numerous partnerships with record labels, Hudson has become a leading provider of digital music and video content. For more information on Hudson Entertainment, please

PlayFirst, a leading publisher of emotionally engaging interactive entertainment, is committed to providing compelling experiences that always delight customers. PlayFirst’s mission is to deliver delightful play for everybody, everyday. By creating engaging story worlds that capture the imagination, PlayFirst teams make quality gaming experiences across popular platforms worldwide including PC, Mac, iPhone, Facebook, and consoles. The company's game portfolio includes world-renowned titles, such as Diner Dash®, Wedding Dash®, Cooking Dash®, Chocolatier®, and Dream Chronicles®. PlayFirst games are available in major retailers and on more than 500 sites in 20 languages. For more information, visit

This Weeks USA PSP Digital Comic Store Update

Sony's USA Playstation Blog has detailed the comics that came out on the USA PSP Digital Comics store. in all, 69 comics were released but it does appear there were no free comics this week.

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

From USA Playstation Blog

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 20th October

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 20th October

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 19th October
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 19th October
  • Mac: 2K Games/Firaxis reveal Civilization V is coming to Mac's this holiday season.
  • The OFLC lists Marvel Pinball, a multiplatform release from Zen Studios
  • PS3: Top PSN Sept Sales, Zen Pinball, Castle Crashers, Blast Off, Echoes, Syphon Filter 3, Sonic Adventure, top 6 sellers
  • EA Say Visceral is not making next Command & Conquer, say EALA is the team making the game
  • PSP: Latest Famitsu reveals there could be between 4-10 new characters in Dissidia 012 [duodecim]: Final Fantasy
  • Square Enix say they will reveal the EU release dates for The 3rd Birthday and Mindjack soon
  • QTE Blog: Namco Bandai Have Released A New Character Trailer For Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2
  • PS3: Sony Liverpool is hiring for a "high profile, futuristic racing franchise". new Wipeout/Wipeout DLC speculated
  • Sega reveal ports of Dreamcast games SEGA Bass Fishing and Space Channel 5.2 coming to PSN/XBLA in early 2011
  • UK Rock Band 3 Instrument prices revealed, Game+Keytar £109.99, Keytar £69.99, MIDI Adaptor £34.99 + more
  • PS3: Kazunori Yamauchi admits there's a chance motorbikes could come to Gran Turismo 5 as DLC
  • Research from Millennial Media suggests top 4 devices with most online users are iPod Touch, iPad, PS3, PSP.
  • QTE Blog: Konami Reveal 2 New Modes In No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise On The PS3
  • QTE Blog: New Zero Punctuation - Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
  • PSP2: THQ's Danny Bilson hopes the PSP2 will invigorate their platform, hope its something that works for everybody
  • 360: Microsoft Phil Spencer says 3D isn't accessible/mainstream, says wearing 3D glasses with a bunch of people is weird
  • PS3: Yoshio Miyazaki, one of the designers of Playstation Move, has talked about the history of making Move in Famitsu
  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce The God of War: Collection Is Coming To The USA PSN On 2nd November
  • QTE Blog: UK PSN Update 20/10/10
  • Mac: Apple reveal OS X 10.7, Lion. , App Store coming to 10.6 and 10.7, iPad apps compatible
  • Mac: Apple reveal new MacBook Air, SSD, Instant On, 0.68" Thick, weighs 2.9 Pounds, unibody 13.3" Screen, GeForce 320m
  • Mac: Apple reveal the 11.6" MacBook Air, dual-core 1.4GHz processor, $999, 64GB SSD, Unibody, 2GB RAM, 5 hour battery
  • QTE Blog: Sony Reveal A New PS2 Toy Story 3 Bundle Is Coming 31st October For $99
  • QTE Blog: Zoo Entertainment Announce Minute To Win It For The Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS
  • PC: Blue Toad Murder Files: The Mysteries Of Little Riddle is coming to PC on 24th November for £14.99
  • 360: Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Online Co-Op patch is coming next week on 27th October, 1st DLC will be free
  • Bethesda announce patches are coming for all 3 versions of Fallout: New Vegas
  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released A New Trailer For Sonic Free Riders
  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released New Screenshots For Space Channel 5 Part 2 On The PSN And XBLA
  • PS3: Atlus have confirmed that Trine 2 is coming out on the PSN in Spring 2011
  • Its reported EA is buying Chilingo for a rumoured $20 Million. Chilingo have published the Rope, iDracula, Angry Birds
  • 360: Microsoft's Graeme Boyd tweeted that Xbox Live Silver is going to be renamed Xbox Live Free
  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released New Screenshots For Sega Bass Fishing On XBLA And PSN
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released New Trailers For The Wii And DS Versions Of The Sims 3 Consoles
  • Top Selling USA Games So Far 2010, Halo Reach, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Red Dead Redemption, Pokemon SoulSilver
  • PC: Minecraft's Markus Persson reveals via twitter that you will be able to link servers with portals, not coming soon
  • QTE Blog: Namco Bandai Have Released The First Behind The Scenes Look At Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom