Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Sony Online Entertainment Have Released A New Magic: The Gathering Tactics Trailer

Sony Online Entertainment have released a new trailer for the upcoming PC and PS3 game, Magic: The Gathering Tactics. this trailer is a launch trailer and it shows in-game action of several characters fighting each other. several different locations are shown as are several elemental powers.

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Namco Bandai Announce Stoked: Big Air Edition For The Xbox 360 And PC

Namco Bandai have announced Stoked: Big Air Edition, from the developers Bongfish Interactive. the game supports 1-8 players on Xbox 360 via Xbox Live.

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Capcom Announce Akuma And Taskmaster Are Fighters In Marvel Vs Capcom 3

Capcom have announced Akuma and Taskmaster are fighters in Marvel Vs Capcom 3. Capcom have released new screenshots and a video for each of the fighters showing each of them in action.

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2K Sports Announce Rafael Nadal, Anna Ivanovic and Andy Murray Are On The Cover For Top Spin 4

2K Sports have announced that Rafael Nadal, Anna Ivanovic and Andy Murray will feature on the boxart for Top Spin 4. Andre Agassi will also appear in the game in an interactive entertainment experience. Top Spin 4 is currently set to come out on 360 ,Wii, and PS3 on 18th March.


Press Release

Windsor, UK – January 18 2011 – 2K Sports announced today that Top Spin 4, the latest iteration of the Top Spin tennis simulation video game franchise, will feature professional tennis athletes Rafael Nadal, Anna Ivanovic and Andy Murray on its cover. For the first time in a decade Andre Agassi will feature in an interactive entertainment experience for the current console generation. Top Spin 4 is planned for release on March 18, 2011 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ system.

“It’s great to be included in  Top Spin 4 with such a unique line up of tennis players, past and present,” said 23 year old Andy Murray, British No. 1 and World No. 5 player. “It's exciting that 2K Sports is giving gamers the chance to face off against different pros in realistic and detailed  interactive matches.” 

In development at 2K Czech, Top Spin 4 brings the competitive action of tennis to life like never before with redesigned controls, jaw-dropping player models and enhanced TV-style presentation elements. Each of the title’s top athletes and legendary pros will be equipped with 2K Sports’ Signature Style animations, including player-specific swing styles and behavioral AI, custom celebrations and outfits.

“Top Spin 4 does a phenomenal job capturing the unique authenticity and highly competitive skills of these 25 world-class athletes,” said Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. “When playing Top Spin 4, we wanted consumers to feel they are playing more than a tennis game, we wanted them to feel like they are in a world title prize fight.”

Top Spin 4 features the largest roster in the franchise to date, including Andre Agassi, Bjorn Borg, Roger Federer, Jim Courier, Rafael Nadal, Boris Becker, Serena Williams, Patrick Rafter, Michael Chang, Dinara Safina, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Ana Ivanovic, Ivan Lendel, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, James Blake, Caroline Wozniacki, Nikolay Davydenko, Gilles Simon, Bernard Tomic, Eugenie Bouchard, Stanislas Wawrinka, Vera Zvonareva, and Jelena Jankovic.

Top Spin 4 is rated PEGI 3. For more information, visit:www.facebook.com/TopSpin4 or follow Top Spin 4 news via Twitter: @2KSports.

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Microsoft Announce The Gears Of War Triple Pack Comes Out In The USA On 15th February

Microsoft have announced the Gears of War Triple Pack. This $29.99 bundle comes out in the USA on 15th February and has Gears Of War, Gears Of War 2, Gears Of War 2: All Fronts Pack, Road To Ruin DLC. Hidden Fronts DLC is not included on the Disc but can be downloaded from Xbox Live for free.


Additional Information From Joystiq

Sony Announce A New January Sale On The EU PSN That Runs Until 2nd February

Sony have announced a new PSN sale starting on 19th January. this sale will run from the 19th January until the 2nd February. Sony have also teased there's some news regarding Playstation Mini's coming and its the reason why there's no Mini's in this sale.

January Sale Offers

PS3: Warhawk Complete Bundle (£15.99)
PS3: Crash Commando (was – £6.29 now – £3.19)
PS3: TV Show King (was – £3.99 now – £0.79)
PS3: Split/Second - High Octane Supercar Pack (was – £1.59 now – £0.79)
PS3: Topatoi Episode 2: Pillar of the Skies (was – £4.79 now – £2.39)
PS3: Assassin’s Creed (was – £23.99 now – £15.99)
PSP: Hannah Montana: Rock out the Show (was – £23.99 now – £15.99)
PSP: Hannah Montana – Fashions Add-on (was – £1.19 now – £0.59)
PSP: Hannah Montana – Moment Maker Add-on (was – £0.79 now – £0.40)
PSP: Half-Minute Hero (was – £11.99 now – £7.99)
PSP: Harvest Moon: Innocent Life (was – £9.99 now – £6.29)
PSP: Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley (was – £19.99 now – £10.99)
PSP: Valhalla Knights (was – £9.99 now – £6.29)
PSP: Valhalla Knights 2 (was – £11.99 now – £7.99)
PSP: Valhalla Knights 2: Battle Stance (was – £15.99 now – £11.99)
PS1: Peter Pan: Adventures in Neverland (was – £3.19 now – £1.59)
PS1: A Bug’s Life (was – £3.19 now – £1.59)

January Sale Offers from 2K Games
PS3: Mafia II Complete DLC Bundle (£19.99)
PS3: BioShock 2 Complete DLC Bundle (£11.99)

January Sale Offers from Capcom
PS3: Bionic Commando: Rearmed (was – £7.99 now – £6.29)
PS3: Final Fight: Double Impact (was – £7.99 now – £3.99)
PS3: Mega Man 9 Complete Bundle (£7.99)
PS3: Mega Man 10 Complete Bundle (£7.99)
PS3: Dead Rising 2 Skills Pack Bundle (£3.19)

January Sale Offers from Konami
PS3: GTI Club+ (was – £7.99 now – £3.99)
PS3: Rocket Knight (was – £7.99 now – £3.99)
PS3: Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgement (was – £7.99 now – £3.99)
PS3: Zombie Apocalypse (was – £7.99 now – £3.99)
PSP: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (was – £31.99 now – £15.99)
PSP: Metal Gear Solid: Digital Graphic Novel (was – £6.29 now – £3.19)

January Sale Offers from Rockstar Games
PS3: GTA IV: The Lost and Damned & The Ballad of Gay Tony Bundle (£15.99)
PSP: Midnight Club Bundle: LA Remix & Dub Edition (£15.99)
PSP: GTA: Chinatown Wars (was – £27.99 now – £11.99)

January Sale Offers from THQ
PS3: Red Faction: Guerrilla (was – £15.99 now – £11.99)
PS3: WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2011: Fan Axxess Pack (was – £6.29 now – £4.79)
PS3: WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2011 (was – £31.99 now – £15.99)
PSP: UFC Undisputed 2010 (was – £31.99 now – £15.99)
PSP: Spongebob Squarepants: Truth or Square (was – £23.99 now – £15.99)

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Square Enix Announce Final Fantasy XIII-2 For The PS3 And Xbox 360

Square Enix held a 1st Production Division event in Japan. at this event, Producer Yoshinori Kitase revealed Final Fantasy XIII-2, a sequel to Final Fantasy XIII. Final Fantasy XIII-2 is coming to both the PS3 and Xbox 360 and comes out in Japan in 2011. the EU release date has been put at Winter. Square Enix have released 1 screenshots, shown below, which shows Lightning wearing new clothes and possibly holding a shield.

: EU Playstation Blog, Joystiq

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 17th January

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  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From The Weekend Of Saturday 15th And Sunday 16th January http://ht.ly/1aTYP0
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From The Weekend Of Saturday 15th And Sunday 16th January http://ht.ly/1aU0ZJ
  • The ESRB has rated MLB Bobblehead Pros for the PS3 and Xbox 360 http://ht.ly/3EPcc
  • PS3: Kazunori Yamauchi has tweeted that Gran Turismo Anywhere will be available from early February http://ht.ly/3EPcZ
  • PS3: BioWare's Chris Priestly says the Mass Effect 2 Demo uses a old build of the games engine, game will look better http://ht.ly/3EPe1
  • PS3: SOE's John Smedley reassures DC Universe Online fans, stock's limited/sold out, more's coming, Servers will improve http://ht.ly/3EPfT
  • Crystal Dynamics' Karl Stewart reveals there is currently no voice actress for Tomb Raider, official merchandise possible http://ht.ly/3EPhV
  • PS3: Some Tomb Raider Legend and Anniversary assets used in Tomb Raider Trilogy come from PC/360 versions http://ht.ly/3EPj5
  • QTE Blog: Sega Announce A Sonic 4 Dynamic Theme Is Coming To The PS3 On 18th January http://ht.ly/1aU66J
  • PSP: Dissidia 012 duodecim reportedly has quest a maker/exchanger, Dissidia data carried over+bonus accessory + more http://ht.ly/3EPkS
  • PSP:Hajime Tabata reveals there is no DLC for 3rd Birthday or post game support http://ht.ly/3EPlL
  • PC: Capcom's Christian Svensson says he's not giving up asking for Super Street Fighter IV on PC http://ht.ly/3EPoJ
  • QTE Blog: Sony Have Released A New Little Big Planet 2 Trailer Showing Arcade Style Levels http://ht.ly/1aU8kA
  • Square Enix have filed new Trademarks to go with Final Fantasy Type 0; they are Type-1, Type-2 and Type-3 http://ht.ly/3EPq7
  • Engadget Speculate iPad 2 will have no USB Port, will have SD Card slot. iPhone 5 to have A5 CPU multi core chip + more http://ht.ly/3Ff4c
  • JP Consoles, PS3 59.612, Wii 56.547, DSiLL 44.122, DSi 38.486, PSP 28.757, DS 4.510, PSPgo 4.084, 360 3.859, PS2 2.547 http://ht.ly/3FfvD
  • QTE Blog: This Weeks WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases http://ht.ly/1aUbQK
  • UK Game Charts Top 5, Call Of Duty Black Ops, FIFA 11, Just Dance 2, Wii Fit Plus, Kinect Sports http://ht.ly/3FfUz
  • 3DS: Adult rated games in Japan, games rated CERO C or above, will have a black banner on the side instead of white http://ht.ly/3Fh51
  • 3DS: its reported 3DS uses the same power cable as the DS. The Streetpass feature can transfer data from 12 games at once http://ht.ly/3Fi3W
  • QTE Blog: PopCap Announce Bejeweled Blitz Is Coming To Xbox Live Arcade In Q1 2011 http://ht.ly/1aUdXi
  • 3DS: top screen 800x240, exchanged Mii's come with info saying last played game, Home menu accessible when game paused http://ht.ly/3FidM
  • 3DS: its reported people at Nintendo World Event suffered from Eye Fatigue, recommend keeping system fixed position http://ht.ly/3Filu
  • the rumoured A5 chip coming to iPhone 5 is 4x more powerful than A4 chip in iPhone 4, iPad 2 with retina display possible http://ht.ly/3FiMK
  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Announce You Can Watch The Nintendo 3DS Event From Amsterdam Live http://ht.ly/1aUgnN
  • PC: its rumoured a Kinect SDK for windows PC is coming in next couple of months http://ht.ly/3FiPJ
  • Harmoinx announce Rock Band Network 2.0 comes out on 15th February, all song in development must be done by 14th Feb http://ht.ly/3FiSa
  • SOE's John Smedley reveals Codenamed Planetside Next out late Q1/earlyQ2 2011, The agency late 2011, Free Realms+ more http://ht.ly/3Fka9
  • Hiroshi Minagawa reveals there are currently no plans to remake any other Tactics Ogre games http://ht.ly/3Fkee