Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Sony Detail The Fight: Lights Out Patch And Up Coming DLC

Sony have announced a patch is coming to The Fight: Lights Out and there is also DLC coming for the game. the DLC is called the Duke DLC Pack. this pack comes with all the boss characters in the game and they can be used in both single player and multiplayer modes. The Upcoming patch resolves several small issues players have had with the game, a main one is the ability to now make your fighter transparent to give you a better view of your opponent.

From USA Playstation Blog

EA Have Released New Screenshots For Shift 2 Unleashed

EA have released new screenshots for Shift 2 Unleashed. the screenshots are in-game and show action from a few different types of cars on both dirt and road tracks. there are also some screenshots showing cock-pit views in the game.


Sony Have Released A New Kevin Butler Advert Announcing A New Best Buy Promotion

Sony have released a new Kevin Butler advert announcing a new Playstation 3 promotion with Best Buy. Kevin Butler, Boombassador of Deals, is joined by Nick DeVita from Best Buy as they both announce a deal where you get a PlayStation 3, a copy of Gran Turismo 5, Grown Ups on Blu-ray disc and a select Bravia HDTV. This deal is a saving of $1,300 and will run until 11th December.

From USA Playstation Blog

Ronimo Games Announce A Playstation Move Patch For Swords & Soldiers Is Out Now

Ronimo Games have announced that a patch for Swords & Soldiers is out now and it adds Playstation Move Support to the game. the trailer reveals Move is used much like a mouse pointer. Ronimo also reveal that the patch tweaks the balance of the game, making Vikings stronger in the endgame and Chinese slower to start. The trail version of Swords & Soldiers has been improved with more challenging levels added.

From USA Playstation Blog

Microsoft Announce Kinect Has Sold 2.5 Million Units Worldwide In 25 Days

Microsoft have announced that in just 25 days, Kinect has sold over 2.5 Million units worldwide. Kinect is available to buy in 38 countries.

Press Release

REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 29, 2010 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that strong demand over the Black Friday weekend has propelled retail sales of Kinect for Xbox 360 to more than 2.5 million units worldwide since it launched just 25 days ago.

“We are thrilled about the consumer response to Kinect, and are working hard with our retail and manufacturing partners to expedite production and shipments of Kinect to restock shelves as fast as possible to keep up with demand,” said Don Mattrick, president of the Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft. “With sales already exceeding two and a half million units in just 25 days, we are on pace to reach our forecast of 5 million units sold to consumers this holiday.”

“Kinect on Xbox 360 was a top performer at Target this weekend,” said Nik Nayar, vice president, merchandising, Target. “We expect Kinect will be a must-have gift this holiday season, so Target will continue to receive consistent shipments of Kinect throughout December. The hands-free, active gaming experience that Kinect offers is something that everyone in the family can enjoy.”

Kinect is now available at more than 60,000 retailers in 38 countries. It is the only controller-free games and entertainment system available that lets you control games, movies, music and television with gestures and your voice. Retailers, reviewers and analysts are calling it a must-have gift this holiday season.

More information on Xbox 360 and Kinect for Xbox 360 is available at http://www.xbox.com/Kinect orhttp://www.facebook.com/xbox.

About Xbox 360
Xbox 360 is a premier home entertainment and video game system. With the addition of Kinect, Xbox 360 will forever transform social gaming and entertainment with a whole new way to play — no controller required. Xbox 360 is also home to the best and broadest games as well as the largest on-demand library of music, standard- and high-definition movies, TV shows and digital games, all in one place. The entertainment center of the living room, Xbox 360 blends unbeatable content with a network of 25 million Xbox LIVE members to create a limitless entertainment experience that can be shared at home or across the globe. More information about Xbox 360 can be found online athttp://www.xbox.com.

About Microsoft
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 29th November

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Monday 29th November

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From The Weekend Of Saturday 27th And Sunday 28th November http://ht.ly/1ad8mo
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From The Weekend of Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th November http://ht.ly/1adq5I
  • JP Consoles, PSP 96.601, PS3 29.058, Wii 27.851, DSi LL 21.836, DSi 20.550, 360 7.083, DS 1.904, PSPgo 1.816, PS2 1.255 http://ht.ly/3gPCW
  • 3DS: Dr. Ryuta Kawashima reveals a new Brain Age game is in development, speculated to be coming to the 3DS http://ht.ly/3gPVu
  • PSP2: SCEA have patented several new touchscreen applications, some appear to point to PSP2 type device http://ht.ly/3gQ1X
  • 360: Super Street Fighter IV Achievements have been spotted showing Yun and Yang and Evil Ryu http://ht.ly/3gQ8B
  • UK Game Charts Top 5, Gran Turismo 5, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, FIFA 11, Just Dance 2 http://ht.ly/3gQbi
  • QTE Blog: Namco Bandai Announce Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 Has Shipped Over 1 Million Units Worldwide http://ht.ly/1adijU
  • PS3: Digital Foundry have an in-depth look at the tech in Gran Turismo 5, show it to be a impressive technical feat http://ht.ly/3gTSU
  • Wii: Epic Mickey failed to make it into the UK top 40 and failed to make the Wii games top 10 http://ht.ly/3gTX5
  • Hideki Kamiya has hinted that his next game could be Bayonetta 2 and it could be revealed soon http://ht.ly/3gZ4R
  • Wii: Videos from Mario Sports Mix show Toad and a Moogle fighting against a Final Fantasy Behemoth using Volley Balls http://ht.ly/3gZnF
  • Bungie have dismissed claims that images for their upcoming game have leaked http://ht.ly/3gZsI
  • QTE Blog: This Weeks WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases http://ht.ly/1adthx
  • The ESRB has rated both Metal Slug 2 remix and Metal Slug X. they're expected to come as PS1 Classics on PSP+PS3 http://ht.ly/3h0Zd
  • PC: Marvelous Entertainment have released a free to play browser based Harvest Moon in Japan. http://ht.ly/3h11L
  • 360: Its reported Microsoft is meeting with media companies to create a new TV Service, possibly delivered via the 360 http://ht.ly/3h2DD
  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Announce A Combined 1.5 Million Wii's And DS's Were Sold From 21st-27th November http://ht.ly/1adw4D
  • Yakuza and Monkey Ball creator, Toshihiro Nagoshi, reportedly working with the Yakuza team on Binary Domain http://ht.ly/3h2HD
  • Michael Pachter thinks both Sony + Microsoft are keeping Kinect/Move supply's short whilst bundles are plentiful http://ht.ly/3h2M1
  • Its reported up to 20 staff from Ubisoft Reflections, team behind Driver San Francisco, have been fired. http://ht.ly/3h2NQ
  • Sonic Team's Takashi Iizuka says they hear fan issues with Sonic 4 Episode 1 physics, will improve upcoming episodes http://ht.ly/3h2Sl