Saturday, January 22, 2011

THQ Announce MX vs ATV Alive For The PS3 And Xbox 360 And Reveal Its Coming Out In May For $39.99

THQ have announced MX vs ATV Alive for both the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. The game has a suggested retail price of $39.99 and is set to come out in May. The game will be supported post release by a robust DLC line-up, allowing gamers to pay for what they want to play. The big new feature in MX vs ATV Alive is Bar to Bar. this mechanic allows for increased physical contact between riders. the games physics engine has been improved.

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Press Release

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Jan 19, 2011 -  THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced  MX vs. ATV®AliveTM, the next groundbreaking installment in the 10 million unit-selling franchise, is scheduled for release on the Xbox 360® video game entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system for a suggested retail price of $39.99. Featuring an enhanced physics engine and the most authentic motocross racing experience to date,  MX vs. ATV Alive will be supported by an unprecedented digital content distribution strategy upon its scheduled launch in May 2011.

"With innovative technological advances and an unparalleled variety of content, the MX vs. ATV franchise has always led the pack in the off-road racing genre," said Danny Bilson, THQ Executive Vice President of Core Games. "This year, MX vs. ATV Alive is bringing fans the features they asked for, along with a robust content distribution strategy that offers a great new way for gamers to specialize their experience."

"MX vs. ATV Alive introduces a new Bar-to-Bar gameplay mechanic that allows players to physically fight for the lead by going elbow-to-elbow and banging handlebars," said Michael Lustenberger, THQ Vice President of Global Brand Management Online/Digital. "Combined with the smoother controls and refined terrain deformation, the intense rider collision will make this the most realistic and accessible motocross game yet."

About  MX vs. ATV Alive
MX vs. ATV Alive will take THQ's leading original franchise to exhilarating new heights with Bar-to-Bar racing, enhanced physics and the next step in downloadable content distribution. The new Bar-to-Bar racing mechanic allows for increased physical contact between riders so players can battle for position on the track like never before, creating the most intense, realistic racing experience yet. Featuring an advanced version of the franchise's celebrated physics engine,  MX vs. ATV Alive will deliver refined terrain deformation and smooth, intuitive controls that will appeal to newcomers and hardcore fans alike. MX vs. ATV Alive will also employ an "a la carte" method of digital content distribution that allows players to pay for only what they want to play. And for the first time in the series' history,  MX vs. ATV Alive will feature a prominent motocross athlete on the cover and in a variety of in-game videos: two-time AMA Supercross Champion James Stewart.  MX vs. ATV Alive will deliver the ultimate motocross racing experience when it releases on Xbox 360 and PlayStation3 for a suggested retail price of $39.99 on its scheduled launch in May 2011. For more information on  MX vs. ATV Alive,  please go to

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, MX vs. ATV, MX vs. ATV Alive and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.
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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 MX vs. ATV Alive video game, 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.

This Weeks UK WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases

Nintendo UK have revealed the games coming to the Virtual Console, WiiWare, and DSiWare stores. in all there are 7 games coming out and 1 new demo. i have included screenshots for the games that i have and Nintendo have released a video, in the link below, featuring gameplay from the games coming out.

Virtual Console

Black Tiger (Virtual Console Arcade)
1942 (Virtual Console Arcade)


Spot The Differences!

WiiWare Demos

Gods vs Humans


Rhythm Core Alpha

101 Shark Pets

Missy Milla: Twisted Tales
505 Tangram

Source: Nintendo UK

Sony Have Released A New Little Big Planet 2 Trailer Showing The History Of Gaming

Sony have released a new Little Big Planet 2 trailer. the trailer shows the history of gaming recreated using the Little Big Planet 2 level creator.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Sony Have Released A New Video For Killzone 3 Showing In-Game Multiplayer Action

Sony have released a new trailer for Killzone 3. the videoshows in-game footage from the online multiplayer map Bilgarsk Boulevard.

Source: USA Playstation Blog

Sony Announce A Killzone 3 Open Beta Will Run From The 3rd-15th February

Sony and Guerrilla Games have announced Killzone 3 will have a new Beta. this beta is coming to the PSN and will be open to everyone. the beta features the Frozen Dam level from the game and will have 3 online multiplayer modes, including Guerrilla Warfare, Warzone and Operations, and offline multiplayer with Botzone.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

THQ Have Released A New Story Trailer For Red Faction Armageddon

THQ have released a new trailer for Red Faction Armageddon. the trailer is mostly a story trailer, briefly detailing past conflicts before revealing the main story for this game. in-game action and cut-scenes are also shown in the trailer.

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Hudson Announce Deca Sports Extreme, Bomberman, And Nikoli's Pencil Puzzle For The 3DS

Hudson have announced 3 new games for the Nintendo 3DS. Deca Sports Extreme, Bomberman, And Nikoli's Pencil Puzzle are all coming out this year for the 3DS.

Deca sports Extreme will feature 10 games, Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Snowball Fight, Sumo Wrestling, Bowling, Snowmobile Racing, Sport Blowgun and Trampoline. The game is expected to come out this summer.

Bomberman and Nikoli's Pencil Puzzle are coming fall 2011. the later is a puzzle game featuring Sudoku, Hashiwokakero, Shikaku, and Akari.

Deca Sports Extreme


Press Release

San Mateo, Calif. – Jan. 19, 2011 – Hudson Entertainment,the North and South American subsidiary of HUDSON SOFT, is joining the 3D gaming revolution with three all-new 3D titles for the Nintendo 3DS™ this year: DECA SPORTS EXTREME, Bomberman and the brain-training puzzle gameNikoli’s Pencil Puzzle.

“Hudson is thrilled to be at the leading edge of 3D gaming with three new games for the revolutionary Nintendo 3DS,” said Greg Suarez, SVP of Sales & Marketing at Hudson Entertainment.  “The gaming industry is abuzz with high hopes and expectations for the Nintendo 3DS, and these games have been specially developed to utilize the system to the fullest.

DECA SPORTS EXTREME will feature 10 3D sports: Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Snowball Fight, Sumo Wrestling, Bowling, Snowmobile Racing, Sport Blowgun and Trampoline.  Players can collect power-ups throughout each event to unleash powerful special moves such as a giant racket in tennis, a cannon dunk in basketball, or a rainbow shot in soccer.  Compatible with up to four players through download or wireless play, DECA SPORTS EXTREME allows players to customize teams and choose from various venues.   DECA SPORTS EXTREME will be available on the Nintendo 3DS Summer 2011 and is not yet rated.

Bomberman (working title) brings the “Blue Bomber” into eye-popping 3D with its world-famous multiplayer and an immersive single-player adventure.  Players can navigate beautifully designed arenas and take in the sights of Central City.  Bomberman takes full advantage of the revolutionary Nintendo 3DS to provide long-standing or existing and new Bomberman fans with a 3D gaming blast .  Bomberman will be available Fall 2011.  Rating pending.

Nikoli’s Pencil Puzzle (working title) is the first brain-training game for the Nintendo 3DS.  Gamers can engage their minds with four challenging puzzle games including Sudoku, Hashiwokakero, Shikaku, and Akari to invigorate the mind!  From world-famous puzzle maker Nikoli, Pencil Puzzlebrings fan favorite puzzles to players’ finger tips.  Nikoli’s Pencil Puzzle will be available Fall 2011.  Rating pending.

Hudson Entertainment is the North and South American subsidiary of Hudson Soft, an international provider of games and entertainment content founded in 1973. Hudson Entertainment focuses on three key businesses: console retail games, digital download content, and music. Hudson introduced best-selling videogame franchises including Bomberman, Bonk, Military Madness and Deca Sports. Through numerous partnerships with record labels, Hudson has become a leading provider of digital music and video content. For more information on Hudson Entertainment, please

The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Friday 21st January

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  • PS3: its rumoured Sony is going to implement at Serial Key System on PS3 games, codes can be used 5 times
  • 3DS: Nintendo deny 3DS store + internet browser won't be up by the 3DS launch, it will be available via day 1 firmware
  • 3DS: its strongly rumoured there will be 900K 3DS Units and 10 launch games available at the 3DS Launch
  • 3DS: its reported the 3DS costs UK retailers £173, many retailers started pre-order prices at £215-£230
  • Sony event on 27th January is called Playstation Meeting, the first for 6 years. no official word whats being announced
  • PS3: there are reports Little Big Planet 2 is suffering from the number of users trying to connect online
  • Its rumoured one of the 5 new projects coming from Telltale Games will be The Walking Dead
  • there are reports of a bug in Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 that makes custom created players topless
  • PS3: the Official Playstation Magazine rumours that a Metal Gear Solid Trilogy HD Collection is coming to the PS3
  • Capcom's Yoshinori Ono ha said he wants to do a Capcom VS Nintendo beat'em up
  • The ESRB has rated Magicka for the PS3 and 360. no offical word its coming to consoles, but its made with XNA
  • 3DS: Culture Brain have 3 games in development for 3DS, possibly based on their old games.