Wednesday, April 20, 2011

EA Have Released New Screenshots And A Launch Trailer For The Fancy Pants Adventures

EA have released new screenshots and a launch trailer for The Fancy Pants Adventures. both show in-game action from single player, co-op and up to 4 player multiplayer modes. Several different levels are shown in the screenshots and several co-op game mechanics are shown in the trailer.

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EA And Maxis Have Released A New DarkSpore Hero Spotlight Trailer For Skar

EA and Maxis have released a new trailer for DarkSpore. this trailer is another Hero Spotlight, this time focusing on a character called Skar. light previous spotlights, this trailer introduces players to the character and its many skills. the trailer also have some combat tips on how best to use it.

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EA Detail How Alice: Madness Returns Players Can Access American McGee's Alice

EA have detailed how players who have Alice: Madness Returns can get access to American McGee's Alice. Alice: Madness Returns comes with a Online Pass Registration Code, on the PS3 and Xbox 360. this pass gives access to American McGee's Alice via the games main menu. the game disc is needed to play it. for those who don't have an online pass, you can buy American McGee's Alice via the main menu for 800 MS Points or £7.99 and again you will need the game disc to play it.


Press Release

Jump down the rabbit hole! Fans may think they’re seeing double, but it’s not Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum; it’s a double dose of Alice from American McGee. EA announced today that Alice: Madness Returns, shipping on June 18, will include a one-time-use Online Pass registration code (for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360) that gives players access to the original cult-classic American McGee’s Alice. Players that do not have the code can purchase American McGee’s Alice for 800 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace and £7.99 on the PlayStation®Network * through the main menu of Alice: Madness Returns. This download for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system marks the console debut for the infamous PC hit. Together, the two games take players through the two dark chapters of American McGee’s adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.

Alice: Madness Returns is the sequel to the 2000 PC hit, American McGee’s Alice. A dark adaptation of the Alice in Wonderland fiction, Alice: Madness Returns finds an adult Alice returning to the Wonderland of her mind to find the truth about her past only to discover that her place of refuge has been transformed into a sinister nightmare. As madness threatens to overcome both Alice and Wonderland, she falls deeper into the ravaged Wonderland and is granted powers and abilities to fight all enemies who stand before her. Designed with the same distinct vision of the original, but now featuring entirely new visuals, story and game design, Alice: Madness Returns will let players explore highly-detailed worlds and engage in epic battles against a cast of truly diabolical characters.

Alice: Madness Returns will be available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. For more information on Alice: Madness Returns, please visit
Alice: Madness Returns disc required in console to access American McGee’s Alice.

Zero Punctuation - Crysis 2

This Weeks Zero punctuation is on Crysis 2. This game appears to have many of the features he wants from a first person shooter action game thing, but will he actually enjoy it?

Atlus Announce They Are Brining SUNSOFT's Mahjong Cub3D To The USA This Summer

Atlus have announced they are bringing SUNSOFT's Nintendo 3DS game, Mahjong Cub3D to the USA this summer. this game brings Mahjong into 3D with new puzzles, modes, and difficulty settings. there will be 200 Puzzles, 3 game modes, and head to head multiplayer.


Press Release

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 19, 2011 - Atlus today announced MAHJONG CUB3D™, an addictive, intuitive tile-matching puzzle game from developer SUNSOFT (SUNCORPORATION in Japan) with captivating three-dimensional effects for Nintendo 3DS™, set to release on the popular platform in North America this summer. It's the perfect game to pick up and play solo or with a friend at home, on the go, or on a break, satisfying gamers and fans that enjoy exciting puzzle action.

Player will have hours of mind-bending fun matching colorful Mahjong tiles in 3D to solve and unlock dozens upon dozens of puzzles in three different modes and difficulty settings. In Cube Mode, players quickly rotate the puzzle in 3D and match identical tiles in a race to clear them from the board before time runs out. Fans can challenge a friend or family member in Vs. Mode via Download Play, or go solo and solve everyone's favorite brain-teasing tile-matching puzzle game in Classic Mode.

MAHJONG CUB3D will keep players coming back, striving to unlock more puzzles each time. With 200 puzzles, three different modes and difficulty settings, plus the ability to compete head-to-head with a friend, this addictive 3D Mahjong game provides an abundance of fun, replayability and value!

MAHJONG CUB3D for Nintendo 3DS is slated to release in Summer 2011. For more information, visit the official website:

Video game publisher Atlus has established itself as one of its industry's most consistent, celebrated companies. With proven success across a variety of genres and platforms, including enthusiast-oriented games like the Shin Megami Tensei franchise of award-winning, fan beloved roleplaying games (including the hit Persona sub-series of games and the prestigious Nocturne) and Demon's Souls (winner of's 2009 Game of the Year Award), Atlus provides quality critically acclaimed interactive entertainment to a wide spectrum of customers.

Atlus has published games for every major video game console and handheld system, including the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii™, DS™, PSP® (PlayStation® Portable), and PC.

Atlus, a brand of Index Digital Media, Inc., is the privately held subsidiary of Index Corporation, located in Tokyo, Japan.

Omni Systems Limited Announce Eufloria is Coming To The PS3 PSN

Omni Systems Limited have announced Eufloria is coming to the PS3 PSN very soon. the core team behind the game consists of just 2 people, though they have additional support. The PSN Version of the game is not a port of the PC version, instead the team re built the team with new mechanics, better visuals, and rebalancing.


Source: EU PSN Blog

Sega Announce They Are Discounting Thier Xbox Live Games From 22nd April to 25th April

Sega have announced they are discounting all of their Xbox Live Arcade games from the 22nd April to the 25th April. discounts range from 33% to 50%, meaning you'll be able to pick up some Sega games for only 240 MS Points.

Table From: Sega Blog

Press Release

LONDON— 21 April, 2011 —SEGA® Europe Ltd. today celebrate the Xbox Nations event by discounting all their Xbox LIVE® Arcade games for the first time ever, with up to 50% off everything from 22nd to 25th April. Reminisce SEGA classics from only 240 points, or bring the arcade to your living room with a massive 50% off SEGA’s retro arcade titles for 400 points each.

Full list of titles and prices please visit

About SEGA® Europe Ltd.
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA’s global website site is located at

About SEGA® of America, Inc.
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA’s global website site is located at
Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

Neverrealm Studios Have Released A Launch Trailer For Mortal Kombat

Neverrealm Studios and Warner Bros. have released a launch trailer for Mortal Kombat. this trailer uses in-game action to show the games many features.

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Namco Bandai Have Released A New Cinematic Trailer For Inversion

Namco Bandai have released a new trailer for Inversion. this trailer is cinematic and shows off the different use of Gravity in the game, as well as some of the characters and enemies.

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Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP Micro Comes Out On iPhone And iPod Touch For $2.99 On 21st April

Super Brothers have announced Sword & Sworcery EP Micro is coming to iPhone and iPod Touch on 21st April for $2.99. Sword & Sworcery EP Micro is the same version of the game as Sword & Sworcery EP. it should be noted that the game originally began life as an iPhone game so much of the artwork and game design was made around the iPhone, the fact there is an iPad and a iPad version is a bonus according to them.

For those who already have an iPad, there will be an update to the app that turns it from a iPad only app to a universal app, playable on iPhone and iPod Touch as well. this update will come shortly before Sword & Sworcery EP Micro is released. Its recommend that Sword & Sworcery EP Micro be played on an iPhone 3GS or iPhone 4, the iPhone 3G experience won't be that smooth.

Source: Sword &

Team ICO Announce The Last Guardian And The Ico And Shadow Of The Colossus Collection Are Delayed

Sony and Team ICO have announced The Last Guardian and the ICO and Shadow Of The Colossus Collection are both delayed. No new release dates for either game have been provided.

Fumito Ueda, the director and game designer behind The Last Guardian had this to say:
I announced at last year’s Tokyo Game Show that the release timing of The Last Guardian which is currently being developed would be holiday 2011.
However, to provide more challenging and better quality of content to users and to fulfill First Party Studio’s obligations, I decided to postpone its release timing.
All the members of my production team are working together at a fast pace to develop and release the game in First Party Studio quality.
I sincerely apologize to all the customers who have been waiting for “The Last Guardian” for so long, but I beg for your patience. I will also announce the new release timing at a later time.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

This Weeks UK PSP Digital Comic Store Update


Sony's EU Playstation Blog has detailed the comics coming out today on the PSP's Digital Comics Store.

1001 Arabian Nights: The Adventures of Sinbad #3 Zenescope
2000AD Prog #1723 2000AD
Batman Beyond Vol.2 #10 DC Comics
Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #1-2 DC Comics
Black Cherry Bombshells #5 DC Comics
DC Universe Online Legends #6 DC Comics
Deus Ex #3 DC Comics
Doctor Who: The Forgotten #1-6 IDW Publishing
Drafted #0-12 Devil’s Due Digital
Ex Machina #40 DC Comics
Fables #55 DC Comics
Grimm Fairy Tales #9 – Annual Zenescope
Hack/Slash #14-15 Devil’s Due Digital
Imaginary Boys #3 DC Comics
Invincible Iron Man Annual (2010) #1-3 Marvel
JLA #47 DC Comics
Legends of the DC Universe #13 DC Comics
Return to Labyrinth #13 TOKYOPOP
Sandman #31 DC Comics
Sonic the Hedgehog #146-148 Archie Comics
The Stand: Captain Trips (2008) #1-5 Marvel
Star Trek #6 Devil’s Due Digital
Superman/Batman #58 DC Comics
Supreme #41-45 Devil’s Due Digital
Tales From Wonderland #1 Zenescope
Tomorrow Stories #7 DC Comics
Top 10 #7 DC Comics
Transformers: Heart of Darkness #1 IDW Publishing
Transformers 3: Movie Prequel: Rising Storm #3 IDW Publishing
Ultimate X-Men (2000) #1-2 Marvel
Van Von Hunter #14 TOKYOPOP
Voltron: Defender of the Universe: Vol. 3 #1-5 Devil’s Due Digital
Wonder Woman Vol. 3 #30 DC Comics
X-Factor (2005) #6 Marvel
Y: The Last Man #37 DC Comics
Young Justice Vol. 2 #2-3 DC Comics

Doctor Who: The Forgotten IDW Publishing

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Sega Have Released The Debut Trailer For Sonic Generations

Sega have released the debut trailer for their upcoming PS3 and Xbox 360 game, Sonic Generations. this trailer uses in-game action and cinematics to show the different playing styles and level designs used by the two Sonics. The video features Green Hill Zone from the original Sonic The Hedgehog game and it's shown in both 2D and 3D.

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Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 18th And Tuesday 19th April

This is all the news From Monday 18th And Tuesday 19th April.

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The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 19th April

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Monday 18th April
  • The Sonic Adventure and Sonic Adventure 2 soundtracks are being released on 18th May and 22nd June respectively
  • Wii2: Its rumoured Rockstar have a dev kit + will bring GTA V to Wii 2, trying ti have it for Wii 2 Launch, E3 revealing
  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Announce Price Drops For Wii Party And Wii Sports Resort In The USA From 25th April
  • EA let fans choose cover Athlete for Madden NFL 12. the final 2 players are Michael Vick and Peyton Hillis
  • 360: Microsoft announce only Xbox Live gold members are allowed to rate Xbox Live Indie Games, and other content
  • PSPgo: its rumoured Sony has stopped production, Sony respond saying they'll meet demand for "current generation of PSPs"
  • QTE Blog: Guerrilla Games Detail Killzone 3 Patch 1.08
  • Top Selling PS3 game in Japan in 2010 was Yakuza 4 with 577,199 units, top 360 was Monster Hunter Frontier with 138,596
  • lists Fallout New Vegas Game Of The Year Edition on PC, not much information provided, game not announced
  • 3DS: the OFLC has rated Mega Man Legends 3 Prototype Version, no one is sure what this actually is
  • QTE Blog: THQ Have Released New Screenshots And Character Art For Saints Row The Third