Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Nintendo Announce They Are Bringing The Nintendo 3DS To PAX East And More

Nintendo has announced their PAX East 2011 line-up. they are bringing the Nintendo 3DS as well as a software and game line-up including:
  • Mii Maker
  • AR Games
  • Steel Diver
  • Kid Icarus: Uprising
  • Pilotwings Resort
  • nintendogs + cats
  • Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
  • LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
  • DEAD OR ALIVE Dimensions
  • Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition
  • Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
As well as the 3DS, Nintendo have also announced Pokemon Black and White on the DS will be there and Mario Sports Mix On the Wii is also at the show.

Press Release

Visitors to this year's PAX East event will get more than just a glimpse into Nintendo's all-star lineup of console and hand-held video games. Running March 11-13 in Boston, the festival also marks an opportunity for U.S. consumers to experience the new Nintendo 3DS™ portable system in advance of its March 27 launch. Featuring 3D visuals that don't require special glasses, built-in applications and software, and distinctive wireless features like StreetPass™ and SpotPass™, Nintendo 3DS offers veteran and first-time gamers a remarkable new way to play.

In addition to the fun of included Nintendo 3DS software such as Mii Maker™ and AR Games™, PAX East attendees can get a firsthand look at upcoming first- and third-party games for the system. Interactive demo stations will give players a chance to try Nintendo's Steel Diver™, Kid Icarus™: Uprising, Pilotwings Resort™, nintendogs™ + cats and The Legend of Zelda™: Ocarina of Time™ 3D. They can also check out LucasArts' LEGO® Star Wars® III: The Clone Wars™, TECMO KOEI's DEAD OR ALIVE® Dimensions, and CAPCOM's Super Street Fighter® IV 3D Edition and Resident Evil®: The Mercenaries 3D.

Nintendo's PAX East booth (#412) will also give fans a chance to experience the latest installments in two of the world's favorite game franchises. The new Pokémon™ Black Version and Pokémon White Version games for the Nintendo DS™ family of systems offer new battle modes, a new region to explore and more than 150 new Pokémon to catch, battle and trade. Meanwhile, Mario™ Sports Mix for the Wii™ system injects four different sports – volleyball, basketball, dodgeball and hockey – with a dose of Mushroom Kingdom fun, adding wild power-ups and letting players put their customized Mii characters at the center of the action.

Remember that Wii and Nintendo 3DS feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about Nintendo, visit http://www.nintendo.com.

EA Announce Battlefield Heroes Now Has Over 7 Million Registered Players

EA have announced Battlefield Heroes has over 7 million registered players. Battlefield Heroes is a free to play web based game and to celebrate reaching the milestone, EA have announced all players will receive 77 bandages, 77 Battlefunds and 77 wrenches just by logging in between 8th March to 15th March. You can also spend 777 Battlefunds and get a 7-day XP boost, a 7-day VP boost, a 7-day Sarge’s stamina boost and 777 tonics.

Press Release

Battlefield Heroes™, the hit arcade cartoon shooter, has reached an exciting milestone and wants all gamers to join the celebration. The game has hit seven million registered players and to say thank you the team is offering a bevy of special promotions for seven days (March 8 - 15). During this time, gamers from around the world will receive a pack including 77 bandages, 77 Battlefunds and 77 wrenches just by logging in*. The celebration doesn’t stop there! For a limited time, players can also take advantage of a cool store offer. For only 777 Battlefunds, players get a 7-day XP boost, a 7-day VP boost, a 7-day Sarge’s stamina boost and 777 tonics**.
Battlefield Heroes is a Play4Free third-person shooter that brings classic Battlefield gameplay to a mass audience. Available for download at http://www.battlefield-heroes.com, the game features fun cartoon-style graphics and gameplay that caters to players of all skill levels. Battlefield Heroes is easy to pick up and play but has robust character customization and sticky online features so gamers can spend hours building up their characters and conquering the world.

Battlefield Heroes is leading EA’s new web-focused free to download, free to play business model which generates revenue through advertising and micro-transactions. With zero barriers to entry, now anyone can be a hero on the battlefield!

Learn more about the game at www.battlefieldheroes.com or follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/bfheroes) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/bfheroes).

*Offer expires 15th March 2011. Code expires 15th March 2011. Valid only at the Battlefield Heroes store. Customers will receive the code for the content via an on screen pop-up when they play Battlefield Heroes online. Offer may not be substituted, exchanged, sold or redeemed for cash or other goods or services. May not be combined with any other offer, gift card, rebate or discount coupon. Void where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Internet connection and EA account required. You must be 13+ to register with EA online. EA may retire online features after 30 days notice posted on www.ea.com/2/service-updates.

** Offer expires 15th March 2011. Value of discount will be deducted from Battlefield Heroes content at time of purchase. Valid for new orders of equal or greater value only. Discount is valid only on purchases from the BF Store at www.battlefieldheroes.com. Limit one offer per person. Customers are responsible for shipping, handling and applicable sales tax. Offer may not be substituted, exchanged, sold or redeemed for cash or other goods or services. Void where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.

Techland Have Released New Screenshots For Dead Island

 Techland have released new screenshots for Dead Island. these in-game screenshots show mostly Zombies and some of the characters in the game with Melee Weapons.


Capcom Have Released Gameplay Videos For Upcoming Marvel Vs Capcom 3 DLC Characters Jill And Shuma

Capcom have released 2 new gameplay videos for Marvel Vs Capcom 3. these videos show the DLC characters Jill and Shuma, both of which are coming to the PS3 and Xbox 360 from 15th March.

Watch Marvel vs. Capcom 3 - Shuma Gameplay Video in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

Watch Marvel vs. Capcom 3 - Jill Gameplay Video in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

TT Games Have Released A New Game Trailer For Lego Pirates Of The Caribbean

TT Games have released a new trailer for Lego Pirates Of The Caribbean. this trailer provides an overview of the game, showing in-game footage and cutscenes, 2 player co-op, and talking about how it covers all 4 of the Pirates Of The Caribbean Movies.

Sony Announce The PSN Will Be Down For Maintenance From 16:05 Wednesday Until 03:00 Thursday

Sony's EU Playstation Blog has announced the PSN will be down for scheduled maintenance. The maintenance will run from 16:05 on Wednesday 9 March 2011 until 03:00 on Thursday 10 March 2011, GMT. During this time the following services will be inaccessible:
  • PlayStation Store on PS3 and PSP.
  • PlayStation Network Account Management.
  • PlayStation Network Account Registration
You will still be able to collect in-game trophies, but they will only show on your PSN profile once maintenance is completed

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 7th March

This is all the news From Monday 7th March.

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EA Release A New Shift 2 Unleashed Trailer Showing A Drift Challenge Between Matt Powers And Vaughn Gittin JR

EA have released a new Shift 2 trailer. this trailer shows the Autolog feature being used to see which two drivers can get the most points doing a drift challenge. the two drivers and real life drift drivers, Matt Powers and Vaughn Gittin JR.

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Monday 7th March

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From The Weekend Of Saturday 5th And Sunday 6th March http://ht.ly/1bErMv
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From The Weekend Of Saturday 5th And Sunday 6th March http://ht.ly/1bEuau
  • JP Consoles, 3DS 374.764, PSP 47.955, PS3 23.654, DSiLL 9.093, DSi 7.802, 360 3.366, PS2 1.773, PSPgo 1.076, DS 663 http://ht.ly/49isk
  • UK Game Charts Top 6, Pokemon White, Pokemon Black, Fight Night Champion, Bulletstorm, Killzone 3, Call Of Duty Black Ops http://ht.ly/49iv0
  • 3DS: its reported the 3DS can make DS games look better, but less sharp. a method to make them sharper has been found http://ht.ly/49jgo
  • 3DS: it may remember each time a pirated flash cart is used, Nintendo can check it, then disable a 3DS via Firmware http://ht.ly/49l1G
  • A screenshot has been found showing Frank West and Strider in Marvel vs Capcom 3. its known if its real or fake http://ht.ly/49l4x
  • PS3: Sony's Andrew House say they would like to work with retail in Europe to bring PSN games to stores http://ht.ly/49mLr
  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Have Released Photo's And A Video From The USA Pokémon Black And White Release Event http://ht.ly/1bEAuy
  • BioWare report that Mass Effect 2 Action Figures have been delayed, second set of characters cancelled http://ht.ly/49nbB
  • Capcom are working with Ninja Theory to make DmC: Devil May Cry one of the best titles in the series http://ht.ly/49neK
  • A Modern Warfare 2 patch comes to PS3 tomorrow, comes to PC and 360 later. it address online security issues and exploits http://ht.ly/49pV4
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released New Screenshots For Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning http://ht.ly/1bEDfz
  • PS3: Ed Boon reveals you can play Mortal Kombat in 2D and 3D Simultaneously on the same screen http://ht.ly/49qEE
  • 3DS: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time will come bundled with the Master Quest, a remix of the original game http://ht.ly/49qI0
  • PS3: Screenshots have been released comparing Tomb Raider Trilogy HD to their PS2 Originals http://ht.ly/49tqH
  • Sony's Shuhei Yoshida says he encouraged a developer first approach, much like with the PS1 years, with the PSP2 http://ht.ly/49tDW
  • EA have confirmed Crysis 2 won't use Online Pass. second hand gamers won't have to pay for the online modes http://ht.ly/49vEv
  • QTE Blog: Round Up Of Nintendo 3DS Pre-Order Prices In The UK [Updated 7/3/11] http://ht.ly/49xtV
  • Its rumoured Grand Theft Auto 5 is set in Los Angeles and codenamed Rush. has gangsters, celebrities + more http://ht.ly/49zkf
  • QTE Blog: This Weeks WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases http://ht.ly/1bEPKz