Friday, February 18, 2011

Sony Reveal 2 New Kevin Butler Adverts For Killzone 3

Sony have released 2 new Kevin Butler Adverts for Killzone 3. the first video finds Kevin Butler, First Person Sensei, talking about the Sharp Shooter attachment for the Playstation Move and 3D gaming. the second video has Kevin Butler, VP The Cold Hard Truth, putting a doubter in his place.

Source: TheSixthAxis

EA Announce The Pagani Huayra Is Coming Exclusively To Shift 2 Unleashed And Need For Speed 2011

EA have announced the Pagani Huayra is coming exclusively to Shift 2 Unleashed and The 2011 Need For Speed game. EA have released a new video for Shift 2 Unleashed showing the Pagani Huayra in action around several of the tracks in the game.

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Press Release

For centuries the wind has been viewed as nature’s paradox with its ability to be both gentle and powerful. The newly-unveiled Pagani Huayra, named after the Andean God of Wind, reflects this dichotomy and will be available exclusively in SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED™ and Need for Speed™ in 2011, the latest entry to the critically acclaimed Need for Speed simulation series.

The team at Slightly Mad Studios hasperfectly recreated the form and function of this year’s most notable new supercar. From its elegant body shape to its commanding 700 HP engine, SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED is the first videogame where playerswill feel the white knuckle intensity of racing the Pagani Huayra at speeds of over 230 mph. SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED is this year’s most authentic racing game which races onto retail shelves in Europe beginning on March 31.

“For the past seven years, the designing of the Huayra has been a labor of love and I’m ecstatic to be working with the entire Need for Speed team to help share our creation with the world,” said Horacio Pagani, founder of Pagani Automobili S.p.A. “I’m amazed by how accurately they have been able to capture the look and, most importantly, the feel of the Huayra. SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED will give enthusiasts all over the world the opportunity to get behind the wheel of the Huayra.”

SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED takes the innovative rivalry-generating Autolog technology pioneered by Need for Speed Hot Pursuit and connects friends, and competitors, together in head-to-head races and player statistic match-ups to add new layers of depth and detail to the intricate customization and tuning of the simulation series. Players can take the revolutionary true driver’s experience to the next gear with an all-new rendering engine and graphics overhaul, innovative helmet camera, night racing, and authentic degradation of cars and environments.

Developed by the award-winning Slightly Mad Studios , SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED will be available on the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC.

Included is a photo and in-game shot of the Pagani Huayra. For more SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED and Pagani Huayra assets, visit
EA, Need for Speed, and Shift 2 Unleashed are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. The names, designs, and logos of all products are the property of their respective owners and used by permission. Microsoft and Xbox 360 are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. "PlayStation" are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Sony Have Detailed "Pure Pitching" In MLB 11 The Show

Sony have detailed "Pure Pitching" In MLB 11 The Show by releasing a gameplay tutorial. This new addition to the MLB The Show Series allows the player to pitch by just using the right analogue stick. The Blog best describes this by saying:
" To start, pull down on the right analog stick to begin the pitcher’s delivery as a ball icon moves gradually downward towards a yellow line. That line represents your ideal pitch height. Time it such that you push the stick upward at precisely the time the ball icon hits this yellow line. Inside-outside pitch location is a result of the direction you push the right analog stick up"
There is more to "Pure Pitching" and the trailer gives some suggestions on how it can be used tactically.

Media Molecule Announce Update 1.01 For Little Big Planet 2 Is Out Now

Media Molecule have announced patch 1.01 is out now for Little Big Planet 2. Media Molecule have provided this patch list:
  • Your Craft Earth should no longer obscure the pod when changing your PSN Avatar.
  • If your POD was missing, blocked, broken or contained any create objects it shouldn’t have, it will now be reset to normal.
  • A more accessible “Reset Pod” option is now available should your POD become broken for some reason! To access it:
  • Pause the game / Press START
  • Go to the Settings Menu
  • Select Profile
  • Select “Reset Pod Decoration”
  • The “Naux” glitch / corrupt Sackboy problem should now be fixed - your Sackboy will no longer be squishy and unable to swim!
  • DLC costumes and PODS that have been captured from community levels will no longer be selectable in pop-it. Anyone wearing a “glitched” DLC costume after patching will have it removed.
  • Several improvements to overall game stability have been made.
  • We’ve vanquished some evil code gremlins that were causing crashes and that has improved overall stability.
  • Info bubbles that have long text descriptions (e.g. The sequencer) can now be scrolled in a fixed width text box.
  • There is now a visual indicator showing how high a bounce pad will bounce you when tweaking it in Create mode.
  • Stickers and decorations that are placed on Sackboy only will not appear in the used objects page.
  • Level keys can now be deleted from Pop-it!
  • You can’t watch the credits while already watching them after completing the game.
  • It should now be possible to re-enter your shopping cart if you accidentally signed out when it had some items in it.
  • Players will now be prompted to save the changes made to their level in Create when switching to Play Mode after having changed the Audio Reverb.
  • Emitting and destroying spawn points in quick succession should no longer make the game crawl into the corner and weep.
  • LBP1 sound objects should now be correctly imported when using the option to do so when booting the game.
  • It is no longer possible to access level links to LBP1 Story levels that you have hearted.
  • The Clank Costume has green eyes again!
Media Molecule have announced the Hansel & Gretelbot community level pack is also out now and can be queued up at here.

Source: Media Molecule and USA Playstation Blog

This Weeks UK WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases

Nintendo UK have revealed the games coming out today on the Virtual Console, WiiWare, and DSiWare Stores. in all there are 6 new games and 2 new demos. I have tried to include screenshots for the games coming out but unfortunately i do not have many, but if you head to the link below, Nintendo have a video showing gameplay from the games.

Virtual Console

Natsume Championship Wrestling – Super Nintendo


Cricket Challenge
My Little Baby

WiiWare Demos

chick chick BOOM



Faceez: Monsters!
Pucca Noodle Rush
Puzzle to Go Planets and Universe

Source: Nintendo UK

THQ Announce SpongeBob SquigglePants For uDraw On Wii And The Nintendo 3DS

THQ Have Announce Spongebob Squigglepants for the uDraw Tablet on the Nintendo Wii and Spongebob Squigglepants 3D for the Nintendo 3DS. The Wii version allows you to draw anything using the in-game art tools, stamps, palettes and more. these drawings can then be saved to a SD card then printed off. Both the Wii and 3DS versions feature more than 100 "nanogame challenges" whilst the 3DS version will have an exclusive level to play through. both games will feature Patchy The Pirate, the president of the Spongebob Squarepants fan club, as a guide for the game in a live action experience. Spongebob Squigglepants is a 1 player only game that's set to come out on the Wii on 12th April and 10th May on the 3DS.



Sega Have Revealed The Boxart For Super Monkey Ball 3D

Sega have revealed the boxart for Super Monkey Ball 3D on the Nintendo 3DS.

Deep Silver Announce They Are Publsihing Techland's Dead Island And Show New Screenshots

Deep Silver have announced they are publisher Techland's Dead Island. the trailer for the game was recently released to much acclaim, and now they have released in-game screenshots. Dead Island is a First Person action game set on an Island, cut off from the main land. it's suffered a Zombie outbreak and you have to survive and find a way to safety. Dead Island is an open world game with little ammo. you have to use the items around the island for self defence. Characters in the game have a class system, which brings RPG elements to Dead Island. The game also supports up to 4 player drop in/drop out Co-Op


Press Release

5pm GMT, 17th February 2011 – Hampshire, UK / Terror. Violence. Madness. Bedlam. A holiday paradise gone mad. A tropical island turns into total chaos after a mysterious zombie outbreak. Cut off from the rest of the world, the player’s only chance to survive is to fight to the death and find a way to escape from the island.

Deep Silver announced today that it will publish Dead Island™, the upcoming gruesome zombie slasher by renowned developer Techland. Dead Island combines first-person action with a heavy focus on melee combat, character development and customisation of a vast array of weapons. All of these gameplay features are presented in a dark story inspired by classic zombie movies with a gritty and engrossing campaign that can be played with up to four players in co-op mode.

Set in an open world tropical island, hordes of different festering zombies await players around every corner while they embark on a variety of thrilling missions through the holiday resort. With firearms and ammunition being scarce the player must rely on utilising found items as weapons for self-defense and fight off zombie hordes in intense melee combat. A diverse range of items can be collected and will later serve to transform the player’s ordinary makeshift weapons into serious instruments of destruction.

In addition to satisfying even the most bloodthirsty action fan’s fantasy, Dead Island also features role-playing elements which allow the player to develop one of the game’s unique character classes according to their preferences, all the while learning new skills and fresh tactics during their journey through the perilous environments of the island. What’s more, anytime during a game up to four players can seamlessly join together and experience the intense combat and immersive story with cooperative gameplay.

With the all-new Chrome Engine 5 powering Dead Island, the game will use the latest installment of Techland’s acclaimed proprietary game engine, allowing the player to experience the tropical island paradise in graphical splendor with diverse environments like lush forests and detailed city environments.

Dead Island will be released worldwide for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360√ívideo game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC later this year.

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Thursday 17th February

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Thursday 17th February

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 16th February
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 16th February
  • PS3: there are reports Sony have sent some people emails/or had PSN Account suspended for Hacking
  • 3DS: its reported My Garden from EA has been cancelled. it was going to be a launch title
  • PS3: Guerrilla Games announce a patch coming to Killzone 3 shortly after launch, fixes multiplayer issues found in beta
  • Its rumoured Bungies next game is called Destiny, and codenamed Tiger. its set in space, Sci-Fi Shooter, WoW in Space
  • PS3: Valve announce Portal 3 will have complete Move Support, Admit they're not finished adding it yet
  • THQ's Brian Farrell admits that they're not ruling out bringing uDraw to other platforms
  • Android: A Sony Ericsson competition says The Xperia Play costs €499, unsubsidised, which is around £420/$676
  • QTE Blog: This Weeks USA PSP Digital Comic Store Update, Now With Comics From Zallag
  • 3DS: Famitsu has confirmed Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition does support SpotPass, not clear what it uses it for
  • QTE Blog: Konami Announce Doctor Lautrec And The Forgotten Knights For The Nintendo 3DS
  • 360: Bungie have confirmed Halo Reach is suffering from a Matchmaking outage. they're trying to fix it
  • PS3: Someone has claimed they've hacked the PSN, Credit Card information is sent to Sony unencrypted + other data
  • QTE Blog: Temco Koei Have Revealed The Boxart For Dynasty Warriors 7
  • QTE Blog: THQ Have Released A New Story Trailer For Red Faction Armageddon
  • DS: Level 5 announce the Professor Layton games have shipped over 11.47M worldwide
  • 360: Turn 10 reveals Forza 4 will be most realistic, working with Pirelli on accurate tyres, some Kinect functionality
  • 3DS: Retail version of 3DS Unboxed. comes with 6 AR Cards showing Mario, Link, Kirby, Samus, and Pikmin + more
  • QTE Blog: EA Announce Monopoly Millionaires, A Free To Play Monopoly Game Available On Facebook
  • Deep Silver confirm Techland's Dead Island is coming to the PS3, it was a PC+360 exclusive originally
  • PS3: its reported the PS3 has now sold over 4 Million units in the UK.
  • QTE Blog: THQ Have Released A New de blob 2 Trailer Titled "The Big Takedown"