Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Gamelion Announce I Must Run Is Coming To Playstation Minis From 15th December

Gamelion have announced they are bringing I Must Run to Playstation Minis. The controls to I Must Run are very simple, you run, jump, and punch. the trailer shows the game is very similar to Canabalt, with the main difference being the amount of different levels and a punch Mechanic. There is more to the game than just that though as the game does have a story.

From EU Playstation Blog

Microsoft And Turn 10 Announce Forza Motorsport 4

Microsoft and Turn 10 have announced Forza 4. not many details have been released at the moment, but the game is coming out Fall 2011 and it will support Kinect.


Press Release

LONDON – 13 December 2010 – Fire up your Xbox 360 and brace yourself for the most anticipated racing game of 2011. As part of the annual Video Game Awards on SPIKE TV, Microsoft gave a thrilling first glimpse at what’s in store for gamers next year, announcing the highly anticipated arrival of Turn 10 Studios’ “Forza Motorsport 4” in Autumn 2011.

The definitive racing game of 2011, “Forza Motorsport 4” will bring together genre-defining, controller-based racing, the power and freedom of Kinect, and content from leading brands like “Top Gear” to create an automotive experience unlike anything before it.

“Forza Motorsport 4” will be the most expansive and vividly realistic automotive experience across any console, bringing you closer to the edge than you’ve ever been before. Through the power of Kinect, players will be able to step through the TV screen and jump into the driver’s seat while the engaging controller-based experience will let you take on the bone-jarring physics, unparalleled levels of customisation, and rosters of dream cars and tracks. Offering game-play that will electrify racing fans and excite car lovers and novices alike, the highest-rated racing franchise of this generation returns in Autumn 2011.

For fans looking for the best racing experience available today, the “Forza Motorsport 3 Ultimate Collection” for Xbox 360 is in stores now and includes the award-winning racing title, all previously released Game Add-ons, and the Koenigsegg CCX, LEXUS LFA, and Mercedes Benz SLS-AMG supercars as part of the “Stig’s Garage Car Pack.” Owners will also receive a special 90-minute video compilation featuring “Top Gear” hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, as well as an exclusive Xbox LIVE “Top Gear” premium dashboard theme.

Creat Studios Announce They Are Bringing Online To Mushroom Wars In Upcoming DLC

Creat Studios have announced that they are brinigng a fan request feature to Mushroom Wars. Online will be available via DLC, out 15th December for €2.99/£2.39. Creat will also release a new map pack on 15th December for €0.99/£0.79. The Multiplayer modes will include both off-line and online multiplayer for up to 4 players.


From EU Playstation Blog

PopCap Announce Zuma Blitz Is Out Now On Facebook

PopCap have announced Zuma Blitz is no longer in Beta and is available for everyone to play on Facebook. Zuma Blitz has been in development for over a year and has the following features and improvements:
  • Weekly tournaments and leader boards, with new game levels introduced each week
  • An “experience points” system to unlock additional power-ups and capabilities
  • Time extenders, score multipliers and other powerful in-game accelerants
  • “Hot Frog” speed mode for massive, section-clearing super shots
  • Additional information on the in-game performances and status of your Facebook friends, such as medals won, achievements earned at various point thresholds and experience level

Press Release

DUBLIN, Ireland – December 14, 2010 — PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual video games, today announced that Zuma® Blitz is now live on Facebook, inviting the more than 500 million members of the leading social platform to join in the ball-blasting fun. Zuma Blitz is the social adaptation of PopCap's hit franchise (over 20 million units sold worldwide) and provides players with the first competitive and cooperative iteration of Zuma in the game's history.

Zuma, the world’s most popular ball-blasting game, has been compressed into a one minute ultra high-octane game where you compete with your friends on Facebook by exploding as many balls as you can in 60 seconds. In development for more than a year, Zuma Blitz incorporates a raft of fun new features and other enhancements, including:
·         Weekly tournaments and leader boards, with new game levels introduced each week
·         An “experience points” system to unlock additional power-ups and capabilities
·         Time extenders, score multipliers and other powerful in-game accelerants
·         “Hot Frog” speed mode for massive, section-clearing super shots
·         Additional information on the in-game performances and status of your Facebook friends, such as medals won, achievements earned at various point thresholds and experience level

Zuma Blitz joins Bejeweled® Blitz as PopCap's second social game on Facebook. Bejeweled Blitz has attracted nearly 40 million users since its introduction less than two years ago, more than 150 million sessions of that game are played each day by consumers worldwide, and it is consistently the most "engaging" game on Facebook, as measured by the ratio of daily to monthly active users.

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About PopCap
PopCap Games is the leading global developer, publisher and operator of casual video games: fun, easy-to-learn, captivating games that appeal to all ages across PC, mobile, social and other platforms. Based in Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000 and has a worldwide staff of more than 350 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Vancouver, B.C., Dublin, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo. Its games have been downloaded over 1.5 billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship title, Bejeweled®, has sold more than 50 million units.
The PopCap logo and all other trademarks used herein that are listed at www.popcap.com/trademarks are owned by PopCap Games, Inc. or its licensors and may be registered in some countries. Facebook® is a registered trademark of Facebook Inc. Other company and product names used herein may be trademarks of their respective owners and are used for the benefit of those owners.

Namco Bandai Have Released A New Gameplay Trailer For Pac-Man Championship Edition DX

Namco Bandai have released a new trailer for Pac-Man Championship Edition DX. This gameplay video features the games director, Tadashi Iguchi, playing time attack mode. the video shows how well he did.

EA Have Released A New Trailer For Tetris On The PS3 PSN And Revealed Game Details

EA have revealed more game details for Tetris. the game will support 1080p Graphics and 5.1 Dolby Sound. multiplayer will have support for up to 6 online and offline multiplayer. EA Have released a new trailer for Tetris showing many of these new features Tetris for the PS3 PSN is currently set to come out early 2011.

From USA Playstation Blog

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 13th December

This is all the news from Monday 13th December

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Monday 13th December

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From The Weekend Of Saturday 11th And Sunday 12th December http://ht.ly/1aqG0g
  • PC: EA announce The PC version of Need For Speed Hot Pursuit won't be getting DLC, blame lack of resources http://ht.ly/3nZcD
  • QTE Blog: Sony And Naughty Dog Reveal The First Trailer For Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception http://ht.ly/1aqLdn
  • iPhone: Hudson announce they are bringing a TurboGrafx Gamebox App to the iPhone to play their TurboGrafx-16 games http://ht.ly/3nZdW
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Revealed The First Trailer For Mass Effect 3 And Announce Its Coming To PS3, Xbox 360 And PC http://ht.ly/1aqO4e
  • QTE Blog: Sony And Insomniac Have Released The First Gameplay Trailer For Resistance 3 http://ht.ly/1aqO4f
  • QTE Blog: Bethesda Announce Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim http://ht.ly/1aqQGz
  • QTE Blog: Rocksteady And Warner Bros. Games Have Released A New Trailer For Batman: Arkham City Revealing A Famous Badguy http://ht.ly/1aqQGA
  • JP Consoles, PSP 323.653, Wii 56.095, PS3 41.760, DSi LL 40.465, DSi 36.481, 360 3.497, PSPgo 1.875, DS 1.580, PS2 1.440 http://ht.ly/3ouUj
  • UK Game Charts Call Of Duty Black Ops, FIFA 11, World Of Warcraft Cataclysm, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, Gran Turismo 5 http://ht.ly/3ovib
  • PS3: Channel 4 4oD and ITV ITV Player are coming to UK PS3's this week, Sony predicts they'll have 10% jump in viewers http://ht.ly/3owmQ
  • PS3: Its reported and confirmed that using a SSD with Gran Turismo 5 can more than half loading times in the game http://ht.ly/3owtA
  • Sqaure Enix announce Chrono Cross is coming to Japan as a PS1 Classic http://ht.ly/3owvB
  • PS3: The Australian and German Ratings Boards have rated Chime Super Deluxe Edition for the PS3 PSN http://ht.ly/3owzf
  • QTE Blog: Neverrealm Studios And Sony Announce Kratos Is In The PS3 Version Of Mortal Kombat 9 http://ht.ly/1ar2LT
  • PSP2: its rumoured Sony Bend is developing a Uncharted game for the PSP2 http://ht.ly/3owAj
  • Rovio Have announced that Angry birds has been downloaded 50 Million Times across all platforms http://ht.ly/3owDs
  • Sony's Andrew House says Move's marketing push was not quieter than Kinect, believes content will win over Marketing http://ht.ly/3owID
  • PSP: Square Enix announce Final Fantasy IV Complete Collection, comes with FFIV and FFIV The After, coming spring 2011 http://ht.ly/3ozWD