Wednesday, December 15, 2010

This Weeks UK PSP Digital Comic Store Update

Sony's EU Playstation Blog has detailed the Digital Comics coming out today on the PSP Digital Comic Store.

2000AD Prog #1710 2000AD
Bone #9 Cartoon Books
Die Hard: Year One #1-#8 BOOM! Studios
Ex Machina #22 DC Comics
Ex Machina Special #1 & #2 DC Comics
Fables #37 DC Comics
The Flash: Rebirth #3 DC Comics
Green Lantern #19 DC Comics
Green Lantern Corps Vol.1 #1 DC Comics
The Indifference Engine #1 Markosia
Iron Man: Legacy of Doom (2008) #1-#4 Marvel
JLA #25 & #26 DC Comics
Kill Shakespeare #7 IDW
N-Guard #3 Markosia
Planetary #21 DC Comics
The Punisher (2001) #5-#8 Marvel
Ratchet & Clank #3 DC Comics
Reya #5 Markosia
Sandman #14 DC Comics
Superman/Batman #41 DC Comics
Supernatural: Origins #3 DC Comics
Ultimate Fantastic Four (2003) #1 Marvel
Ultimates (2002) #1 Marvel
Wolverine Origins (2006) #7-#10 Marvel
Wonder Woman Vol.3 #13 DC Comics
Y: The Last Man #20 DC Comics

From EU Playstation Blog

New Zero Punctuation - Splatterhouse

This weeks Zero Punctuation is on Splatterhouse. can Yahtzee find anything nice to say about the game or is it just 5 minutes of him and find out.

Atari Have Released A New Gameplay Trailer For Test Drive Unlimted 2 Showing Audi Cars

Atari have released a new trailer for Test Drive Unlimited 3. this trailer shows in-game action of several Audi cars.

THQ And Guillermo del Toro Announce The inSANE Trilogy

THQ And Guillermo del Toro Announce have revealed inSANE, a trilogy of AAA Games. The games are in development at Volition and the first game is set to come out in 2013. Guillermo del Toro and THQ will also work together on other transmedia projects with inSANE. no gameplay information has been revealed, but Guillermo del Toro does say that the games will "...take players to a place they have never seen before, where every single action makes them question their own senses of morality and reality”

Press Release

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. – December 13, 2010 – THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) announced today it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Guillermo del Toro, writer and director of Hellboy and the Oscar-winning Pan’s Labyrinth, to create inSANETM, an original trilogy of triple-A games. To be developed by Volition, Inc.®, inSANE will deliver an unprecedented cinematic experience while redefining storytelling in gaming. The first chapter in the series is expected to launch in 2013.

Del Toro will serve as external creative director for the games, working closely with THQ Executive Vice President, Core Games Danny Bilson, THQ Director of Fiction Development Paul DeMeo and THQ’s Volition, Inc. studio on the development of the trilogy. In addition, THQ and del Toro will collaborate on potential transmedia projects surrounding the inSANE games.

“THQ is committed to creating great games by identifying the world’s most talented artists and providing them with the creative support to design innovative game play experiences,” said Bilson. “Guillermo is not only an incredibly gifted writer and film director, but also an avid gamer, and we are excited to bring his talents to our medium. We are confident his unique point of view will create visually stunning adventures, filled with rich and rewarding game play.”

“With this new series of videogames, I want to take players to a place they have never seen before, where every single action makes them question their own senses of morality and reality,” said del Toro. “THQ and Volition, Inc. are equally excited to make this vision of a completely new game universe into a reality.”

THQ will own the intellectual property rights to the inSANE games, and del Toro will hold the rights to any filmed entertainment products.

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About THQ
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at THQ, Volition, Inc. and the THQ logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.

THQ Inc. Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the business of THQ Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as “THQ”), including, but not limited to, expectations and projections related to the agreement between THQ and Guillermo del Toro to create an original trilogy of triple-A games for THQ and expectations for such games and intellectual property rights, and are based upon management’s current beliefs and certain assumptions made by management. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, business, competitive, economic, legal, political and technological factors affecting our industry, operations, markets, products or pricing. Readers should carefully review the risk factors and the information that could materially affect THQ’s financial results, described in other documents that THQ files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2010, and particularly the discussion of risk factors set forth therein. Unless otherwise required by law, THQ disclaims any obligation to update its view on any such risks or uncertainties or to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to these forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release.

Curve Studios Have Released A New Gameplay Trailer For Explodemon

Curve Studios have released a new trailer for Explodemon. this trailer uses in-game footage from several levels in the game to show its main features. Puzzles, enemies, upgrades and different abilities are shown in the trailer.

THQ Have Released A New Short Trailer For de Blob 2

THQ have released a new trailer for de Blob 2. this is a CGi short for the game, but not gameplay is shown in the trailer.

Capcom Announce Storm And C. Viper Are Fighters In Marvel Vs Capcom 3

Capcom have announced that Marvel's Storm and Capcom's C. Viper are fighters in Marvel Vs. Capcom 3.



Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 14th December

This is all the news from Tuesday 14th December

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 14th December

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Monday 13th December
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 13th December
  • Sony's Andrew house says Games will be on discs for years to come, retail will play a part that digital cannot
  • Sega have confirmed a Dreamcast Collection is coming but have not revealed the games included
  • iPhone: Square Enix announce Final Fantasy Tactics: The War on the Lions has been delayed until Spring 2011
  • Its rumoured Microsoft is going to show "iPad Killers" at CES from Samsung and Dell
  • Sheffield Hallam University now has a game development studio. first game is a Playstation Minis version of Zool
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released A New Trailer For Tetris On The PS3 PSN And Revealed Game Details
  • iPhone: its reported Infinity Blade has made $1.7M in just 4 days, but Epics Mark Rein suggests sales are much higher
  • PC: GoldenEye Source has now been finished, it was in development for 5 years. its multiplayer only and free
  • Sega announce there will be an update regarding Aliens: Colonial Marines in the next few months, its still in development
  • QTE Blog: Namco Bandai Have Released A New Gameplay Trailer For Pac-Man Championship Edition DX
  • Sega have announced that they will be revealing a new Platinum Games title soon, Bayonetta 2 expected
  • Sega reveal they will be making 2/3 Sonic announcements in early 2011. Sonic Colours highest selling "Pure" Sonic game
  • QTE Blog: PopCap Announce Zuma Blitz Is Out Now On Facebook
  • PS3: Guerrilla Games Announce Killzone 3 will have Split Screen Co-Op but not 3D Split Screen Co-Op
  • Michael Pachter expects Nintendo to match the PS3 and Xbox 360 with Wii 2 Power, advance gameplay and innovate
  • QTE Blog: Creat Studios Announce They Are Bringing Online To Mushroom Wars In Upcoming DLC
  • QTE Blog: Microsoft And Turn 10 Announce Forza Motorsport 4
  • Rockstar have not put Red Dead Redemption in the running for any BAFTA awards
  • QTE Blog: Gamelion Announce I Must Run Is Coming To Playstation Minis From 15th December
  • PS3: Blockbuster reportedly put Stawhawk up for pre-order (but the listing may be down now)