Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Ubisoft Announce Just Dance 2 Has Sold Over 5 Million Units Worldwide On The Nintendo Wii

Ubisoft have announced that their internal sales projections for Just Dance 2 put the game as having sold more than 5 Million units worldwide since its release on 12th October, in the USA, and 14th October else where. Ubisoft have also revealed the Just Dance franchise has spent 45 weeks in the UK top 10 and 42 Weeks in France.

Press Release

Paris, France – January 11, 2011 – Today, Ubisoft announced that Just Dance 2 has sold through more than five million units for the Wii™ system from Nintendo, according to internal estimates. Launched October 12, 2010 in North America and October 14, 2010 in Europe, Middle East and Asia, Just Dance 2 has held a prime spot in the top ten video game sales charts in both the U.S. (NPD) and Europe (GfK Chart Track). Additionally, since the launch of the first Just Dance® in November 2009, the brand has spent 45 weeks in the U.K. top ten and has been in the top fifteen list in France for the last 42 weeks, according to GfK Chart Track.

Ubisoft’s Just Dance franchise, exclusively on Wii™, features several titles including Just Dance, Just Dance 2 and Just Dance® Kids. To date, the combined franchise has sold more than an estimated ten million units worldwide, and the Just Dance brand was the third biggest franchise worldwide in 2010.

“The Just Dance franchise has revitalized the video game music category with consumers worldwide joining the dance movement. Players of all ages are enjoying the social and physical benefits of playing Just Dance 2 as it’s truly a game that is accessible and enjoyable for everyone,” said Geoffroy Sardin, chief EMEA sales and marketing officer at Ubisoft.

“The strong performance of Just Dance 2 is a perfect example of the potential that can be achieved by an independent publisher like Ubisoft in delivering irresistible content for the Wii system,” said Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime.

Just Dance 2 encourages up to four players (and up to eight players via the dance battle mode) to mirror the dance choreography featured in the game for more than 40 dance tracks across a wide range of musical genres, including pop, R&B, disco, funk, rock, world music and more. Just Dance 2 game owners can download additional songs to dance to in the game via Nintendo’s Wii™ Shop Channel on the Wii™ system, including Katy Perry’s blockbuster hit song “Firework” for free.  For the latest information on Just Dance 2, please “like” the game’s page on the Facebook® platform:http://www.facebook.com/justdancegame.

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Sony Online Entertainment Have Released New DC Universe Online Screenshots And Trailer

Sony Online Entertainment have released new screenshots and a trailer for DC Universe Online. the screenshots are in-game and show characters from both good and bad sides fighting each other. the trailer is a launch trailer and features bits from the opening cinematic and in-game action.

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EA Have Released A New Developer Walkthrough Video For Spare Parts

EA have released a new video for Spare Parts. this video features several members of the games dev team. they talk about some of the games back story, the characters and co-op in the game. the video shows in-game footage of several locations and characters/monsters in the game.

Watch Spare Parts - Developer Walkthrough in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

Konami Have Released New In-Game Screenshots For Hard Corps: Uprising

Konami have released new screenshots for Hard Corps: Uprising. these screenshots are in-game and show gameplay from singleplayer and co-op multiplayer modes. The screenshots show action from levels 2, 3, 4, and 5.


Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 10th January

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  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Saturday 8th And Sunday 9th January http://ht.ly/1aNUtb
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Saturday 8th And Sunday 9th January http://ht.ly/1aNXen
  • JP Hardware, PSP 99.703, Wii 77.307, PS3 76.422, DSi 48.039, DSiLL 47.798, PSPgo 9.083, DS 3.741, 360 3.708, PS2 2.480 http://ht.ly/3B8qH
  • UK Game Charts Top 5, FIFA 11, Just Dance 2, Call Of Duty Black Ops, Need For Speed Hot Pursuit, Wii Fit Plus http://ht.ly/3B8QJ
  • 2010 Top Selling 5 Games In UK, Call Of Duty Black Ops, FIFA 11, Just Dance, Red Dead Redemption, Wii Fit Plus http://ht.ly/3B8Uy
  • 3DS: Pictures of the items packaged with the 3DS show a power cable that's very short http://ht.ly/3B900
  • Android: A video has emerged showing the Playstation Phone playing PS1 games via a ROM Loader and built in PS1 Emulator http://ht.ly/3Bd5Q
  • 3DS: Adverts for the 3DS have started to appear in Japan with billboard and TV Advertising. http://ht.ly/3Bd85
  • WP7: Microsoft announce they are investigating why some Windows Phone 7 handsets are sending and receiving "phantom data" http://ht.ly/3BgXy
  • 3DS: Nintendo's Satoru Iwata says they hope to ship 1.5M units in Japan and 4M units worldwide by end of March http://ht.ly/3BiLg
  • GameInformer confirm the next Silent Hill game is called Silent Hill: Downpour http://ht.ly/3BiSb
  • Gearbox Software's Randy Pitchford reportedly says Aliens: Colonial Marines won't be coming out in 2011 http://ht.ly/3BiYg
  • PC: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits he's using Football Manager as practice for his job as Manager at Molde Fotbalklubb http://ht.ly/3Bj2w
  • QTE Blog: This Weeks WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases http://ht.ly/1aO99L
  • QTE Blog: Blizzard Announce World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Sold Over 4.7 Million Units In Its First Month On Sale http://ht.ly/1aObGX
  • Pok√©mon Black & White comes out in the UK on 4th March, 2 days before the USA release http://ht.ly/3Bo3e
  • New SoulCalibur game could feature characters from other games, several directors say Bayonetta should be included http://ht.ly/3Bo60
  • 3DS: Satoru Iwata says Nintendo wont let the 3DS be effected by patchy software releases, like the Wii has experienced http://ht.ly/3Bs99
  • Gearbox Software's Randy Pitchford has denied reports he said Aliens: Colonial Marines has been delayed until 2011 http://ht.ly/3BsOs
  • Activision reportedly cut the price of DJ Hero 2 and Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock standalone by $10, bundles by $20 http://ht.ly/3BsWS
  • 3DS: Cats added to Nintendogs cause Miyamoto got a cat. game uses camera to remember player, uses AR, Save 3D Pics + more http://ht.ly/3Bt4E