Friday, June 3, 2011

UTV Ignition Have Released A New Trailer And Screenshots For El Shaddai: Ascension Of The Metatron

UTV Ignition Entertainment have released new screenshots and a trailer for El Shaddai: Ascension Of The Metatron. the trailer shows in-game action and reveals the games story, for those unfamiliar with the story. the screenshots also show in-game action from other areas of the game.

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Capcom Announce Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Version Comes Out In Japan On 25th August

Capcom have announced Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Version is coming out in Japan on 25th August. Capcom have also announced Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Version Extended Edition. this edition will come out on the e-Capcom Store in Japan for ¥7,800. it comes with bluetooth headphones that are in the picture above.

Source: Capcom Unity

Sony Announce The Welcome Back Program Is Now Online

Sony have announced the Welcome Back Programs are now online. the service is being hit pretty hard so access and downloading may be slow. the games will be in the Welcome Back Sec5tion in the Playstation Store.

To get your games, in the Store go to Welcome back. there you'll have a choice between Welcome back and Playstation Plus. go to Welcome Back and there you'll see a list of games. you get 2 free games from this list of your choosing. To Get Playstation Plus Access, just hit Playstation Plus instead of Welcome Back.

If you have more questions, both blogs have some Questions and Answers as well as answering questions in the comments section.

Source: USA and EU Playstation Blogs

O-Games Announce Get Up And Dance For The Wii And PS3, Coming Q3 2011

O-Games have announced Get Up And Dance for both the Wii and Playstation 3. this is a dancing game that features classic disco songs and current chart hits, each song will also come with their official videos. Get Up And Dance features a party mode where teams of dancers can compete in Party Mix, Last Man Standing & Tug of War. Get Up And Dance Group Mode lets players form their own dance group with up to 4 friends. other modes include Shape Up Mode, Rehearse Mode, and Jukebox.


Press Release

Northamptonshire , UK Thursday 2ndJune 2011 - O-Games are proud to announce Get Up And Dance for the Nintendo Wii and PlayStation 3.

Get Up And Dance is the ultimate dancing game for everyone to play, whether you are the star performer or prefer to stay out of the limelight as a backing dancer, Get Up And Dance is for you.

Featuring everything from classic funky disco tracks to current chart hits, all complete with their official videos, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

Get your friends round and get dancing together or have your very own dance off in Get Up And Dance’s Party Mode. Party Mode features party games that you can play with up to 8 mates, competing against each others teams with party games including Party Mix, Last Man Standing & Tug of War.

Had enough of competing against each other? Why not join together and form your very own dance group in Get Up And Dance Group Mode! The unique Group Mode is where you can form your very own dance group with up to four friends. You can dance as either lead or backing dancer to group routines specially choreographed for Get Up And Dance.

Group Mode allows you to dance and have fun in a group or to compete in the talent competition, where you compete in ten rounds to see if you can make your way to the top!

With loads more features like Shape Up Mode, Rehearse Mode, Jukebox - Get Up And Dance really is the Ultimate Dancing Game.

Staying in is the new going out! Get your friends round and get the party started with Get Up And Dance!

Get Up And Dance is coming for the PlayStation 3 and Wii Q4 2011.

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Codemasters Have Released New In-Game Screenshots For F1 2011

Codemasters have released the first in-game screenshots for F1 2011. these screenshots show some of the weather effects in the game and show the Red Bull and Lotus Cars.


THQ Announce Mr Toots Is A Weapon In Red Faction Armageddon

THQ had previously announced that if the Red Faction Armageddon demo was downloaded 1 Million times a special weapon would be included in the Red Faction Armageddon game. THQ have confirmed that the demo has been downloaded over 1 Million times and Mr Toots will be in Red Faction Armageddon. Below is a gameplay video showing Mr Toots in action.

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Rocksteady Announce Catwoman Is A Playable Character In Batman: Arkham City And Release A New Trailer

Rocksteady and Warner Bros. have announced Catwoman is a playable character in Batman: Arkham City. Catwoman has her own storyline, which compliment Batman's role in the game, and she will be playable in the challenge maps. The trailer and screenshots below show Catwoman in action.

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Press Release

une 2nd 2011: In anticipation of E3, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment are excited to announce that Catwoman is a fully playable character in Batman: Arkham City on all platforms for which the game will be available: Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Games for Windows PC and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

As Catwoman, players will have a chance to indulge in their darker side and explore Arkham City as the infamous feline femme fatale. Complete with her own storyline in the main game, Catwoman’s adventure complements Batman’s central role and is seamlessly interwoven with his main story arc. She will also be playable in the challenge maps with her own unique combat moves, gadgetry and signature 'takedowns'.

Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City – five times larger than the game world in Batman: Arkham Asylum – and the new maximum security “home” for all of Gotham City’s thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, this highly anticipated sequel introduces a brand-new story that draws together a new, all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of new and enhanced gameplay features to deliver the ultimate experience as the Dark Knight.

Batman: Arkham City is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license. Fans canvisit to sign up to receive updates regarding the game and join the discussion on the recently launched community site at to participate in forums, read upcoming developer diaries and stay abreast of all the latest Batman: Arkham City news.

About DC Entertainment DC Entertainment, home to such iconic DC Comics properties as Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, MAD Magazine, and Fables, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its superheroic characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing over 1,000 comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Comics is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.

About Rocksteady Studios Ltd
Rocksteady Studios is a multi-award winning videogame developer based in London, England. Located in a spacious, purpose built converted factory, with full motion capture and audio studio capabilities, Rocksteady is an energetic company formed by a core team of senior industry professionals. This creates an ideal balance of drive, talent, proven methods, experience and cutting edge technology to make AAA games. Now employing over 90 people, Rocksteady's mission is to be a highly professional, efficient company whose purpose is to make great games, and have happy and healthy team members. This philosophy is the heart and soul of the company. Rocksteady received the coveted ‘studio of the year’ award at the 2009 VGA awards.

BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY software © 2011 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Developed by Rocksteady Studios Ltd. “PlayStation”, “PS3”,
and are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Windows, the Windows Start button, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies, and “Games for Windows” and the Windows Start button logo are used under license from Microsoft. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

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Nintendo Announce Pokédex 3D Is Coming For Free To The 3DS eShop On 6th June

Nintendo have announced when the 3DS eShop comes online, on 6th June, Pokédex 3D will be available for free. this app features all the Pokémon from Pokémon Black and White. you'll be able to view all the Pokémon in 3D, with motion and sound. there is also a detailed Pokédex entry for each Pokémon. the Pokédex 3D app will only come with a handful of Pokémon when it is released with other Pokémon becoming available via SpotPass, or you can trade Pokémon with friends. A Special Pokémon AR Card is also coming that will allow you to view your Pokémon in the real world.


AR Screenshots

Character Art

Press Release

Within the Nintendo eShop, Nintendo 3DS users will also be able to download the free Pokédex 3D application and start collecting data for more than 150 Pokémon from the Pokémon™ Black Version and Pokémon White Version games. This new application lets users view each Pokémon in 3D with animated motion and sound. The Pokémon image can be rotated 360 degrees, allowing users to zoom in and view it from any angle. The detailed Pokédex also allows users to search, sort and filter all of the data they receive in a variety of ways, making it the essential guide for Pokémon fans. Players can complete their Pokédex by sharing data with friends and using the SpotPass™ feature, or by scanning special Pokémon AR Markers (augmented-reality markers). Once users have received data for a Pokémon, the AR Viewer allows them to view that Pokémon image in a real-world setting in real time, and create photos to share with friends.

"The Nintendo 3DS system is constantly evolving and growing," said Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. "The Nintendo eShop is a one-stop resource for a broad range of Nintendo information and downloadable games and applications. It expands the Nintendo 3DS experience with new and entertaining content."

Namco Bandai Announce Dark Souls Comes Out In The USA On 4th October And 7th October Across The EU

Namco Bandai have announced Dark Souls is coming out in the USA on 4th October and the 7th October across the EU on both the PS3 and Xbox 360. Namco Bandai have also detailed the UK Dark Souls Limited Edition. for the same price as the standard edition, the limited edition comes with a art book, a mini strategy guide book, behind the scenes video, and the games soundtrack for download.

Press Release

CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE – 3 June 2011 – Leading video game publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., today announced Dark Souls™ is releasing in Europe on October 7th and in North America on October 4th 2011 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. A new action-role playing game (RPG) developed by FROMSOFTWARE, Dark Souls is the spiritual successor to 2009’s critically acclaimed PlayStation®3 exclusive Demon’s Souls - winner of GameSpot’s “Overall Game of the Year” and “Best PS3 Game”, and IGN’s “Best RPG for PS3” awards.

Dark Souls is a brand new action role-playing game developed by acclaimed studio FROMSOFTWARE. Set in a rich, dark fantasy universe, Dark Souls features tense dungeon crawling, fearsome enemy encounters and ground-breaking online features which combine for a truly unique RPG experience. Dark Souls breaks down barriers with a seamless world design that encourages exploration and fosters adaptability. As players encounter terrifying enemies and discover new areas, the game's foundation of challenge and reward permeates the experience to provide an unparalleled sense of achievement.

The Dark Souls Limited Edition can be pre-ordered in-store at major games retailers and with online retailers including,,, and for the same price as the standard edition. It will include a limited edition art book containing premium illustrations of characters and environments from the game, a mini-strategy guidebook, behind-the-scenes videos from the development studio detailing various stages of game concept, design and building, and the game’s soundtrack for digital download. All of this will come packaged with the standard edition game.

Dark Souls will be available throughout Europe on October 7 and in North America on October 4,k 2011. For more information on the game please visit and

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About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. is a leading software publisher producing a broad catalogue of high quality interactive entertainment for console and PC gaming platforms and online which is marketed and sold in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. The company is a part of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including Tekken™, Dragon Ball®, Naruto™, SOULCALIBUR™, One Piece™, RidgeRacer™, Ace Combat™ and Tamagotchi™.

Dark Souls™ ©2011 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. ©2011 FromSoftware, Inc.

“PlayStation”, the “PS” Family logo and “PSP” are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Memory Stick Duo™ may be required (sold separately).
Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox Live are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Press Release © 2011 NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Thursday 2nd June

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Wednesday 1st June
  • QTE Blog: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Tuesday 1st June
  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce The PSN Store Is Online And Detail The Updates To The PSN And Playstation Plus Stores
  • PC: Microsoft have unveiled Windows 8, Similar to WP7 Metro UI, designed to run traditional desktop or mobile apps + more
  • QTE Blog: Sega And Gearbox Announce Aliens: Colonial Marines Is Coming To PC, PS3, And Xbox 360 In Spring 2012
  • 360: Rumoured Mass Effect 3 boxart found, reveals Kinect functionality
  • QTE Blog: Aksys Announce BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II Is Out Now In The USA And Release New Screenshots And A Trailer
  • 3DS: The ESRB has rated Alleway, speculated to be coming to the eShop and not a new game
  • QTE Blog: THQ Announce Darksiders 2 Comes 2012 On PS3, Xbox 360, and PC
  • Android: A Xperia Play has been spotted connected to a TV via HDMI. current units cannot do this, not clear what it is
  • QTE Blog: Sega Announce Sonic Generations Is Coming To The Nintendo 3DS In November 2011
  • PC: Capcom announce they are going to release a title update for Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition to remove its DRM
  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released A Character Trailer For Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 the Videogame
  • 360: 2 polish retailer have listed The Witcher 2 as coming out on 15th November. no mention of a PS3 version
  • QTE Blog: Jagex Announce Transformers Universe, A MMO Coming Out 2012
  • The Logo for Apple's iCloud has reportedly been spotted before iCloud's reveal
  • Eiji Aonuma reportedly reveals Nintendo will announce a new Zelda title to celebrate the series 25th Anniversary at E3
  • QTE Blog: Jonathan Mak Reveals His New Game Is Sound Shapes And Its Coming To The NGP
  • QTE Blog: Sony Bend Studio Announce Uncharted: Golden Abyss For The NGP
  • 360: Shemue Creator Yu Suzuki announces he is now working on a Kinect fighting game, no controller
  • its reported Sony Pictures website has been hacked by Lulz Security. they claim to have stolen over 1M user information
  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce WipEout 2048 For The NGP
  • QTE Blog: Sony Release Several NGP Game Screenshots, Announce Super Stardust Delta, Announce PSP Backwards Compatible