Sunday, December 19, 2010

QTE Tweets Of The Week

This top 10 shows the most clicked tweets from my News in brief Twitter stream. It was a big mix of news this week. Its not surprising that news from the VGA's didn't make much of an impression as its a slow news week and every site was reporting it and showing the videos. The 3DS news was by far the most clicked story perhaps showing interest is growing in it as we're getting closer to more reveals.

10 QTE Blog: Curve Studios Have Released A New Gameplay Trailer For Explodemon

9 PS3: PS3's in Ireland now have the RTE Player, UK got ITV Player and 4oD

8 Sony's Andrew house says Games will be on discs for years to come, retail will play a part that digital cannot

7 Sega have confirmed a Dreamcast Collection is coming but have not revealed the games included

6 QTE Blog: Rocksteady And Warner Bros. Games Have Released A New Trailer For Batman: Arkham City Revealing A Famous Badguy

5 UK Game Charts Call Of Duty Black Ops, FIFA 11, World Of Warcraft Cataclysm, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, Gran Turismo 5

4 PS3: There are several people complaining about the recent Call of Duty: Black Ops, says the game's now worse

3 PS3: Treyarch respond to Call Of Duty Black Ops issues, they've released 1 hot fix, working hard, using forum feedback

2 Sheffield Hallam University now has a game development studio. first game is a Playstation Minis version of Zool

1 3DS: Its confirmed Nintendo is having a news Conference in the EU on 19th January, Its reported there's a USA event too

What Have You Played This Week?

It was another week where I didn't get much gaming in. my main focus was getting the platinum in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 so I didn't play much else.

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 – PS3 – i'm 1 trophy away from getting the Platinum now. My main task is getting all the ninja cards in the game, which are basically an in-game achievement system. I'm about half way playing through all the characters 30 times in multiplayer and that's all I have left to do in the game.

Project Ishmael” - ? - Beta – I was surprised when I got into the Beta as I hadn't heard much about the game up till now. I've played alittle of the game but as I can't comment on it anyway i'm not going say anything else about it, sorry.

Pinball Fantasies – Minis – PS3 – I reviewed this game ages ago and I hadn't played it much since then. I was just looking for something to pass 10 minutes and it worked. Its still fine but has me longing for a modern pinball game. I'll look into the modern pinball games from Zen Studio on both the PS3 and 360.

EA Announce There Are 3 Million Need For Speed World Players And Detail Upcoming Day/Night Cycle And More

EA have announced that there are now over 3 million Need For Speed World Players. EA have also announced there are further enhancements coming to the game. Need For Speed World will be available in French, Russian, Spanish, and Polish. A new addition to the game will be the inclusion of a Day/Night cycle in the game. an advanced vehicle performance customisation tuning system is also being added.

Screenshots Of Day/Night Cycle And Advanced Vehicle Customisation

Press Release

Guildford, UK – December 17, 2010 – Black Box, a studio of Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:ERTS), today announced that Need for SpeedTM World, the Play4FreeTM online PC action racing game, has now eclipsed three million registered users. With numerous hours of high-speed, high-stakes Need for Speed multiplayer action, Need for Speed World is one of the world’s most popular, free to play racing games. Today EA builds on the game by adding an all-new dynamic day/night cycle and an advanced vehicle performance customisation tuning system. Players can go under the hood to upgrade and tune their vehicle with an extensive list of car parts ranging from tuned engines to top-tier suspension systems to create a high-performance race machine.

Need for Speed World brings together best in class action racing with an unparalleled social experience for the PC. Players can compete against their friends and family or pick from thousands of top ranked players to challenge in intense online battles and police pursuits. Gamers race the way they want in an ever expanding world that continues to grow with a constant stream of new content, cars, and features.

In addition to English and German, Need for Speed World has now been localized for France, Russia, Spain and Poland markets. Players worldwide can feel the rush of illicit street racing as they speed their way through a white-knuckle socially-connected Need for Speed experience. They will also be able to purchase SpeedBoost which they can use to acquire in-game items such as Booster Packs, Power-ups, XP accelerators and even exclusive exotic cars via the in-game store using a variety of local payment options including credit cards and SMS billing.

To quickly and easily download the game or for more information visit or follow us on Twitter at NeedforSpeed.

About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA SPORTS Freestyle TM and 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 And Guerrilla Games Have Released New Killzone 3 Screenshots

Sony And Guerrilla Games have released new screenshots for Killzone 3. these screenshots appear to be in-game and show ISA soldiers fighting against Helghast and a giant Helghast walking tank.