Thursday, April 21, 2011

EA Have Released The Debut Trailer For Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 the Videogame

EA have released the debut trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 the Videogame. this game is set to come out in July 2011 on PS3, Xbox 360, PC, Wii, and DS.

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Press Release

The EA Play Label and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced the campaign kick-off for the final installment of the Harry Potter saga, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ - Part 2 the videogame. Based on the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures film, and featuring the most epic battles to date, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 the videogame promises an unforgettable interactive finale.

This first trailer sets the stage for the conclusion to a thrilling journey. Players will step into the shoes of Harry Potter as he and his friends embark on a dangerous, and urgent, quest to locate and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, and with them, Voldemort. Experience iconic locations like never before in this harrowing showdown between good and evil -- the fate of the wizarding world rests in the balance in this final battle of Hogwarts.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 the videogame, licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, will be available for Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3, Wii™, Nintendo DS and PC in July 2011.

Square Enix Announce Final Fantasy III Is Out Now Worldwide On iPad For €13.99, £9.99, $16.99

Square Enix have announced Final Fantasy III is out now worldwide on iPad. the game costs €13.99, £9.99, $16.99. the iPad version features new 3D Graphics and is desinged to take advantage of the iPad's features and abilities.


Press Release

Square Enix Ltd. announces the worldwide simultaneous release of FINAL FANTASY® III for the iPad®. Available from today, the game can be downloaded from the App StoreTM priced €13.99/£9.99.

The iPad version follows on from the success of the iPhone/iPod touch version, which has received favourable reviews since its release in March 2011.

The iPad version of FINAL FANTASY III features fully-remade 3D graphics, taking full advantage of the platform's capabilities. The smooth, intuitive touch-panel controls have been adjusted to the iPad.

FINAL FANTASY III tells the story of four youngsters caught in a grand adventure centred around the crystals. It is the first in the series to feature monster summons and a job-change system - and now you can take advantage of the iPad release to enjoy it all over again.

Team Meat Announce Super Meat Boy Ultra Edition Is Coming To Retail Later This Year

Lace Mamba Global have announced they are releasing an Ultra Edition of Super Meat Boy to retailers across the UK, EU, and Australasia. Lace Mamba Global are teasing they'll reveal more details about this Ultra Edition in the near future, but they have announced its coming out at retail in Q3 2011.


Character Art

Press Release

Brighton, April 21, 2011 – Lace Mamba Global is proud to announce that it is bringing the Ultra Edition of the independently developed gaming blockbuster Super Meat Boy to retail shelves in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, France, Italy, Spain, Scandinavia, and the Benelux countries.

“Super Meat Boy is an absolute crazy phenomenon on the internet. The game has sold far more than 400,000 copies already online, and there is a special boxed edition available in the US, so we expect there to be a huge demand for a similar retail edition in the territories we’re serving”, states Jason Codd, Managing Director Lace Mamba Global.

Details of the contents and the pricing of the special edition for the UK, Australian and European territories will be announced shortly. Lace Mamba Global plans to release the Ultra Edition for PC in Q3 2011.

In the platforming game Super Meat Boy, people play a boy without skin. His girlfriend, who is made of bandages, gets kidnapped by a fetus in a tuxedo wearing a top hat and a monocle.

Super Meat Boy features platforming madness spanning over 300 levels of saws, disease, fire, lasers, missiles, and various other traps that Meat Boy must avoid to rescue his lady love.

Players and the press love Super Meat Boy: The game received a Metacritic score of 88*, including a 95 review by GameSpot, and 90 reviews by IGN, PC Gamer (UK) and PC PowerPlay.
*) (status of 21.04.2011)  

Sega Announce Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games For The Wii And 3DS

Sega have announced Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games for the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo 3DS. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games on the Wii will feature new sports to play including Football and Equestrian Events. the 3DS version will come with 50 Olympic events. A launch date for Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games will be revealed later.

Press Release

TOKYO (April 21, 2011) – SEGA® Corporation and Nintendo Co., Ltd. today announced that the record breaking partnership of Mario™ and Sonic™ will once again join forces on the Wii™ home video game system and, for the first time ever, on the Nintendo 3DS™ . Over 19 million people worldwide have bought video games from the Mario and Sonic series, and now the much loved duo are heading to London to participate in the officially licensed Olympic-themed video game, Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games™.

A host of exciting new headline events, including football and equestrian will debut on the Wii version appearing alongside classic Olympic disciplines, such as athletics, aquatics and table tennis. These new sports are sure to ignite even more fierce competition between friends and family in both single and multiplayer modes! The all new roster of Dream events that are set in popular Mario and Sonic worlds make for a truly unique sporting experience that can only be found in Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games™.

Arriving on Nintendo’s new handheld system for the first time ever Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games™ contains over 50 original Olympic themed events playable in both single and multiplayer modes. Bringing a whole new dimension to the Mario & Sonic universe, the glasses-free 3D visuals and the unique control systems mean there are plenty of new and exciting ways to compete for a coveted gold medal!

As with its predecessors, Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games™ for the Wii and Nintendo 3DS is being developed by SEGA Japan and is published by SEGA® across Europe and North America, and by Nintendo in the Japanese market. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games™ is licensed through a worldwide partnership with International Sports Multimedia (ISM), the exclusive interactive entertainment software licensee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

“Mario and Sonic have had a phenomenally successful partnership and we are extremely proud to be able to recreate this once again with Nintendo and ISM for the London 2012 Olympic Games” commented Naoya Tsurumi, Chairman for SEGA of America and SEGA Europe. “It is truly exciting to be in the position to develop interactive entertainment software titles based on the Olympic Games, and for Sonic and Mario to once again be a part of this historic event.”

“The London 2012 Olympic Games will be a sporting showcase that will embrace the world and we are delighted to have Mario and Sonic competing once again, this time in the largest number of Olympic sports ever” says Raymond Goldsmith, Chairman & CEO of ISM.

"These games bring together two of the most beloved characters in the history of the video game industry in Mario and Sonic," said Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime. "As veterans of both video games and Olympic games, they'll arrive in London as a formidable team to provide fun, competitive sporting activities that friends and family members can enjoy together."

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games™ will be available on the Wii™ home video game system and the Nintendo 3DS™. A launch date will be announced later in the year.

Sony Say It Could Be A Day Or Two Until Normal Service Resumes On The PSN

Sony's EU and USA Playstation Blogs have been keeping gamers up to date with the issues the PSN is experiencing throughout the day. the EU PSN has finally admitted that "it may be a full day or two before we’re able to get the service completely back up and running." It has been suspected that there has been an attack on the PSN which has led to this outage.

Source: EU and USA Playstation Blogs

Square Enix Have Released A Launch Trailer For Final Fantasy IV: Complete Collection

Square Enix have released a new trailer for Final Fantasy IV: Complete Collection. this is a launch trailer that shows some in-game action and cinematics.

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Square Enix Have Released A Launch Trailer For Puzzle Bobble Universe

Square Enix have released a launch trailer for Puzzle Bobble Universe, their upcoming Nintendo 3DS game. the trailer uses in-game action to show its many features, modes, and familiar bubble popping action. The Trailer ends by revealing the game is coming out on 22nd April.

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This Weeks USA PSP Digital Comic Store Update

Sony's USA Playstation Blog has detailed the comics that came out 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: USA Playstation Blog

The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 20th April

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 20th April
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 18th And Tuesday 19th April
  • PSPgo: Sony confirm they are no longer making it. they will continue to support it with firmware updates and repairs
  • Portal 2 comes with an interactive teaser for the movie Super 8, video of it can be found here
  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released The Debut Trailer For Sonic Generations
  • Ubisoft announce Child Of Eden comes to 360 on 17th June, Driver San Francisco is September, Driver Renegade is Q3 + more
  • Following Portal 2 early release on Steam, GAME and GameStation are also now selling the PC version early
  • Angry Portal 2 gamers use Metacritic to voice complaints, rate game low. not happy with console centric nature + DLC
  • QTE Blog: This Weeks UK PSP Digital Comic Store Update
  • QTE Blog: Team ICO Announce The Last Guardian And The Ico And Shadow Of The Colossus Collection Are Delayed
  • 3DS: The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time 3D will have a Boss Challenge mode that unlocks after game is released
  • PS3: Its rumoured God Of War 4 is coming out in 2012 according to PSM3 Magazine
  • Ed Boon reveals they tried getting an exclusive Xbox 360 character in Mortal Kombat but says he can't reveal more
  • QTE Blog: Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP Micro Comes Out On iPhone And iPod Touch For $2.99 On 21st April
  • QTE Blog: Namco Bandai Have Released A New Cinematic Trailer For Inversion
  • PSP: GungHo Online announce they're developing Ragnarok: Hikari no Yami to Koujo, its a version of Ragnarok online
  • Valve announce Portal has sold nearly 4 Million units, not including sales on Steam
  • QTE Blog: Neverrealm Studios Have Released A Launch Trailer For Mortal Kombat
  • QTE Blog: Sega Announce They Are Discounting Thier Xbox Live Games From 22nd April to 25th April
  • Neverealm reveal they can re-balance Mortal Kombat without releasing a patch for the game
  • its reported Apple has tweaked the App Store Rating system of the last couple of weeks, user activity important factor
  • Human Head announce Prey 2 will take around 15 hours to play through, there is no multiplayer in the game
  • QTE Blog: Omni Systems Limited Announce Eufloria is Coming To The PS3 PSN
  • Wii: IdeaSpark announce MDK 2 is coming to WiiWare on 9th May
  • Someone has created Crash Bandicoot in the Cry Engine 2, bringing the PS1 game into HD
  • PS3: Sony filed a patent back in 2009 that shows how they would customise browser based games for the DualShock3 and Move
  • QTE Blog: Atlus Announce They Are Brining SUNSOFT's Mahjong Cub3D To The USA This Summer
  • QTE Blog: Zero Punctuation - Crysis 2
  • 3DS: GAME have cut the price of the 3DS to £179 in their stores. its cheaper than the £187 pre-order prices dropped to
  • Engadget detail Apple's Lawsuit against Samsung, Apple claim Samsung Phones look like iPhones, infringe on patents + more
  • QTE Blog: EA Detail How Alice: Madness Returns Players Can Access American McGee's Alice
  • QTE Blog: EA And Maxis Have Released A New DarkSpore Hero Spotlight Trailer For Skar
  • iPhone: Apple have been awarded the patent foe the design of the iPhone 4, 2007 iPod Touch, and more
  • Apple reveal, by end of March 2011, there are 108M iPhones, 60M iPod Touches, And 19M iPads Sold, 187M iOS Devices in all
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released New Screenshots And A Launch Trailer For The Fancy Pants Adventures