Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Neverrealm Studios Announce Noob Saibot Is A Fighter In Mortal Kombat

Neverrealm Studios have announced Noob Saibot is a fighter in Mortal Kombat and released this gameplay video showing him in action.

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Australian Pre-Orders Of The Dreamcast Collection Come With Limited Edition Vinyl

The Dreamcast Collection in Australia has a unique pre-order bonus. A Limited Edition Vinyl has 5 classic tracks from Sonic Adventure, Space Channel 5 Part 2, and Crazy Taxi. This Vinyl is not coming to the USA, and most likely not coming to any other territory other than Australia.

Source: USA Sega Blog

EA And Maxis Have Released A New Darkspore Trailer Showing Action From The Current Beta

EA and Maxis have released a new trailer for Darkspore. this trailer features action from the current Beta as well as some of the characters created.

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EA Announce A Crysis 2 Demo Comes To PC's On 1st March And Release New Story Trailer

EA have announced a PC demo for Crysis 2 comes out on 1st March. the demo will be made available at and other sites. the demo comes with 2 multiplayer maps and 2 game modes. The 2 maps are Skyline and Pier 17, and the 2 game modes are Team Instant Action and Crash Site. the multiplayer action will be 6 vs 6. EA have also released a new trailer for Crysis 2 that provides some back story from Crysis and reveals events that happened right up to the start of Crysis 2.

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Press Release

The time has come for PC gamers to take their best shot in Crysis 2 multiplayer. Available for download at and other partner sites on March 1, the Crysis 2 multiplayer demo includes two stunning maps, two adrenaline-filled modes, and hours of multiplayer action. In the demo, PC gamers will master the game’s signature Nanosuit, which allows them to be strong, be invisible, be fast and become the ultimate weapon.

Players will compete in six vs. six matches set against a war-torn Manhattan in two maps: “Skyline”, set on top of the rooftops and interiors of skyscrapers, and “Pier 17”, an open environment with limited cover. The demo also features two modes: “Team Instant Action” pits two teams against each other as they kill as many opponents as possible to win the round and “Crash Site,” where players will battle for control of alien drop pods, earning points by guarding their pods and keeping enemies at bay.

Developed by Crytek UK, Crytek’s specialist multiplayer studio, Crysis 2 multiplayer features six gameplay modes and 12 maps set in iconic locations across New York City. Throughout the multiplayer campaign, players earn up to 50 ranks and a variety of different upgrades to their weapons and their Nanosuit. Gamers who pre-order Crysis 2 today will receive an automatic upgrade to the Crysis 2 Limited Edition, available while supplies last. This special edition includes four must-have in-game unlocks for the ultimate multiplayer experience, including:

· Bonus XP - Players will jump into multiplayer battles with an edge by starting with enough experience points to gain early access to all preset class load-outs.
· SCAR Hologram Decoy - This special attachment to the SCAR will project a hologram image of the player, allowing them to confuse their opponents with the decoy.
· SCAR Weapon Skin - This digital camouflage skin will allow players to add a personalized touch to one of the more popular assault rifles in the game.
· Platinum Dog Tag - This special one-of-a-kind dog tag is one of over 250 that will be collectible in Crysis 2 multiplayer, helping to separate you from the rest of the field.

Celebrated by press worldwide, Crysis 2 has been named by CNN, GameSpot, Game Informer, PlayStation: The Official Magazine, PC Gamer and IGN as one of the most anticipated games of 2011. The game arrives on Xbox 360 computer and videogame system, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and PC on March 25 in Europe. The PC version of Crysis 2 multiplayer will also support dedicated servers, a must-have for PC gamers. For a list of partners, please visit Crytek’s community hub, where gamers can also discuss the demo and provide feedback to the Crytek team,

Sega Announce A Total War: Shogun 2 Demo Is Coming To Steam On 22nd February

Sega have announced a Total War: Shogun 2 demo is coming out on 22nd February. the demo will be available via steam. the demo will introduce gamers to land battles and the games new campaign map. Total War: Shogun 2 comes out on 15th March.

Source: USA Sega Blog

Sony Announce A New Killzone 3 Playstation 3 Console Bundle

Sony have announced a new PS3 Console Bundle is coming. The bundle comes with Killzone 3 and a 160G PS3. the bundle comes out on 22nd February in the USA for $299.99. no English prices were announced, but a similar bundle is coming to the UK. the Bundle comes with Killzone 3 and a 320GB PS3 for £289.99

Source: USA Playstation Blog

Sony Release Official Statement Warning PS3 Users They'll Be Banned From The PSN If They're Caught Hacking

Sony have released an official statement regarding Hacking and Pirating on the PS3. they warn that if anyone is caught "...running unauthorized or pirated software..." They "...will have access to the PlayStation Network and access to Qriocity services through PlayStation 3 system terminated permanently."

Sony warn that consumers must cease and remove all circumvention devices and software from their PS3's. This hints that Sony will start the "Ban Hammer" in a few days time.

Source: USA Playstation Blog

Zero Punctuation - DC Universe Online

This Weeks Zero Punctuation is on DC Universe Online. Yahtzee is known for seeing World of Warcraft as a giant MMO eating game so will he see DC Universe Online as one of the few that escape and are great or not?

Warner Bros. And TT Games Have Released A New Trailer For Lego Ninjago: The Videogame

Warner Bros. and TT Games have released a new trailer for Lego Ninjago: The Videogame. as i've not covered this game before, i have included the announcement Press Release for the game as well as screenshots and Boxart for it. The trailer provides some background for the game and gives an idea what your task will be in the game. in-game action and cinematics are also shown in the trailer.


Press Release

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games are unleashing an epic family friendly adventure with LEGO®Ninjago: The Videogame for Nintendo DS™, the follow-up title to the highly-successful LEGO® Battles videogame. Scheduled for release in Spring 2011, the game complements the line-up of LEGO Ninjago products to be released starting today and going throughout 2011.

Produced by critically acclaimed TT Games and developed by Hellbent Games, LEGO Ninjago: The Videogame allows players to become a master of Spinjitzu, an art form in which characters spin and become tornadoes to defeat their enemies, as they restore harmony to the world. Players can choose to play both “good” and “evil” single-player campaigns, test their skills in a variety of Battle Mode challenges, or play with family and friends in exciting multiplayer showdowns.

“LEGO Ninjago: The Videogame offers players a humorous way to immerse themselves further in the LEGO Ninjago toy line with action packed battles,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games Publishing. “It is great to build upon the success of the first LEGO Battles game and expand the LEGO Ninjago world with new and classic LEGO characters.”

In LEGO Ninjago: The Videogame, gamers must recover powerful Ninja weapons and overcome challenges featuring dragons, larger-than-life battles and an exciting story line that includes cameos by fan favourites from LEGO Battles. Packed with action and fun, the game allows players to build and customize their own army of Spinjitzu heroes or Skulkin villains as they deploy armies on missions to defeat the enemy.

LEGO Ninjago: The Videogame features enhanced graphics and effects, four new multiplayer challenges, and two of the original multiplayer challenges from LEGO Battles, all of which offer kids and families hours of gameplay.

In a companion release today, The LEGO Group announced the launch of the LEGO Ninjago construction sets, as well as a new Ninjago world within the LEGO Universe MMOG.

This Weeks UK PSP Digital Comic Store Update, Now With Comics From Zallag

Sony's EU Playstation Blog has detailed the comics coming out today on the PSP Digital Comics Store. Sony have announced Zallag comics have joined the store, and the first comics are out this week. there is also a free comic this week, The True Grit comic is 24 pages and explores a subplot from the movie.

Batman Beyond Vol.1 #6 DC Comics
The Boy Who Made Silence #3 Markosia
DC Online Universe Legends #2 DC Comics
Devil’s Wake #2 DC Comics
The Dreaming #15 TOKYOPOP
Ex Machina #30 DC Comics
Fables #45-46 DC Comics
Gods vs Humans: The Odyssey Zallag
Green Lantern Corps Vol. 1 #9 DC Comics
I Luv Halloween #14 TOKYOPOP
JLA #38 DC Comics
Lamorte Sisters #2 DC Comics
Legends of the Dark Crystal #8 TOKYOPOP
Legends of the DC Universe #4 DC Comics
Locke & Key: Keys to the Kingdom #4 IDW Publishing
Promethea #3 DC Comics
Racers’ Island #1 Zallag
Ratchet & Clank #6 DC Comics
Return to Labyrinth #4 TOKYOPOP
Sandman #22 DC Comics
Silent Hill: Past Life #3 IDW Publishing
Star Trek: The Manga #14 TOKYOPOP
Super OOrs World #1-2 Zallag
Superman/Batman #49 DC Comics
Supernatural: Rising Son #6 DC Comics
Tom Strong #3 DC Comics
Tranformers: Prime #3 IDW Publishing
Transformers: Sector 7 #5 IDW Publishing
True Grit Read Books
Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) #6-7 Marvel
Undertown #7 TOKYOPOP
Van Von Hunter #5 TOKYOPOP
Wonder Woman Vol. 3 #21 DC Comics
Y: The Last Man #28 DC Comics
Young Avengers (2005) #4-6 Marvel
Young Justice Vol.2 #1 DC Comics

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 15th February

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  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Monday 14th February
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 14th February
  • iPhone: Its rumoured the next iPhone, the big version, will have a 4 inch screen, A5 Processor.
  • QTE Blog: Warner Bros. Have Released The Debut Trailer For Green Lantern: Rise Of The Manhunters
  • PS3: Aksys are localising Arcana Heart 3, bringing it to the PSN and not retail
  • PS3: its reported DC Universe Online is tied to the PS3 you played it on, cannot be traded in.
  • QTE Blog: Microsoft Have Released Screenshots And A Trailer Detaling The Halo Reach Defiant Map Pack
  • Wii: Gaijin Games announce Bit.Trip Flux is coming to WiiWare on 28th February
  • Wii: A Spanish man tried to blackmail Nintendo with over 4000 stolen Wii data files, ended up getting arrested
  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Have Released A Character Trailer For Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation
  • GC: pictures emerge of a prototype The Legend Of Zelda Twilight Princess Controller, its very Zelda themed
  • THQ Tease a huge announcement is coming in 2nd week of March
  • QTE Blog: EA And Grasshopper Have Relased New Screenshots For Shadows of the Damned
  • OnLive: HTC Reveal the Flyer, a 7 inch Tablet 1024x600, 1GB RAM, 32GB, HTC Sense, Android 2.4, 5MP Camera, And OnLive
  • Android: Xperia Play confirmed as coming to Rogers in Canada
  • QTE Blog: Square Enix Have Released A Launch Trailer For Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together
  • PSP: The Official Playstation Magazine's rumour section says PS2 games are coming to the PSP
  • The Official Xbox Magazine UK is going to reveal a new game thats reborn...its not Halo CE and maynot be 360 exclusive
  • QTE Blog: Square Enix Detail TheDissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy Legacy Edition
  • Ridge Racer Type 4 is coming to the PSN in March, no price announced.
  • PC: Gabe Newell claims Valve's digital distribution store owns 50-70% of all PC Downloads, Admits they missed some trends
  • Square Enix announce Final Fantasy V is coming to Japanese PSN as PS1 Classic The Spring
  • Codemasters say they dropped Colin McRae from Dirt 3 title because the time had come to do so, influence still felt
  • QTE Blog: Capcom Have Released "Episode" 4 Of The Marvel Vs Capcom 3 Opening Movie
  • 360: Seasame Street: Once Upon A Monster announced, Kinect game, appears to be interactive Seasame Street Episode