Saturday, June 4, 2011

Overkill Software Announce PAYDAY: The Heist For The PS3 PSN And Release A Trailer And Screenshots

Overkill Software have announced PAYDAY: The Heist for the PS3 PSN. PAYDAY: The Heist is a first person shooter that lets you play in a team of 4, with the other characters being played by co-op mates or by computer Ai. the aim is to complete 6 bank heists, but with adaptive enemy AI, SWAT teams, and more it won't be easy. you have to choose a character speciality, assault, sharpshooter or support. as you earn more experience, you can unlock new weapons and more.


Source: USA Playstation Blog

Sony Detail The Playstation Home Welcome Back Package And Reveal 2 Parts Are Out Now

Sony have detailed the Playstation Home welcome back package. Playstation Home users will get 100 free items, 2 personal spaces, and 1 exclusive game. the 100 virtual items and the 2 personal spaces are out now and can be accessed from the Central Plaza.

The free game is called Ooblag's Alien Casino. this game is set to come out later in the month and will be accessible from the Playstation Home Navigator. this game is multiplayer craps and by just accessing the casino, players will get an item version which means you can play the game in your personal space.

This information is from the USA Playstation Blog and i can't confirm right now whether the free items are out now in the UK.

Source: USA Playstation Blog

THQ Announce WWE 12 Is Coming To The Wii, PS3, And Xbox 360 On 22nd November

THQ Have Announce WWE 12, the sequel to Smackdown Vs Raw 2011, is coming to the PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 on 22nd November 2011. WWE 12 see's big changes to the series, beyond that of a name change. new game engine technology will see a more fluid, dynamic game. a new submission system, new attributes, and a new control layout have also been added to the game.


Press Release

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Jun 01, 2011 - THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced development of WWE® '12, the electrifying rebirth of the renowned WWE flagship videogame franchise. Featuring a bigger game, badder presentation and better simulation-based gameplay, WWE '12 will include long-awaited and critical core gameplay improvements, the most creative and extensive feature set to date and a visceral, edgy and polished presentation. WWE '12 is currently in development for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the WiiTM system from Nintendo, with a scheduled release timing of November 22, 2011 in North America.

"With vital changes to core gameplay, innovative feature support and an incredibly striking presentation, the WWE simulation experience is back with WWE '12," said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ. "At E3 2011, this is the definitive WWE videogame experience you do not want to miss."

WWE '12 will be playable for the first time at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), booth #2001 in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center, from June 7-9, 2011. In addition, prominent WWE personalities are slated to attend E3 in support of the new WWE '12 experience. WWE Superstar Alberto Del RioTM and WWE Diva Kelly Kelly® are currently scheduled to appear on Tuesday, June 7 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., while WWE Superstar The Miz® is currently scheduled to appear on Wednesday, June 8 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. All talent appearances are subject to change.

About WWE '12

WWE '12 will offer players the opportunity to engage in the WWE experience through the new Predator TechnologyTMdynamic gameplay system, which is poised to deliver the most fluid, dynamic, authentic and action-packed WWE simulation experience to date. Included are the new Breaking Point submission system, new Attributes and control layout as well as significant improvements to other key gameplay systems, including Momentum and Stamina. WWE Universe Mode 2.0 will generate new and more impactful elements of unpredictability based on player decisions, while dynamic visual changes to gameplay presentation, including new animations, camera positions, lighting and improved rendering, will set the tone for delivering an exceptional simulation of WWE programming.

WWE '12 will feature the franchise's best-in-class creation suite, enabling players to develop and customize their own Superstars, entrances, finishing moves, storylines, Highlight Reels and other all-new capabilities to be announced later this year. As well, the popular Road to WrestleMania® Mode will enable players to explore compelling new storylines and major gameplay improvements. WWE '12 will also boast one of the largest rosters of WWE Superstars, WWE Divas and WWE Legends in franchise history, including cover Superstar Randy Orton, John Cena, The Miz and the debuting Alberto Del Rio.

For more information about WWE '12, please visit, and

About WWE

WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 500 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. Additional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at and For information on our global activities, go to

About THQ Inc.

THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at THQ and the THQ logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.

Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, the Xbox logos, and the Xbox LIVE logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

"PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Wii is a trademark of Nintendo.

THQ Forward-Looking Statements: The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the business of THQ Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as "THQ"), including, but not limited to, expectations and projections related to the release and expected features of WWE '12 are based upon management's current beliefs and certain assumptions made by management. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, business, competitive, economic, legal, political and technological factors affecting our industry, operations, markets, products or pricing. Readers should carefully review the risk factors and the information that could materially affect THQ's financial results, described in other documents that THQ files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2010 and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and particularly the discussion of trends and risk factors set forth therein. Unless otherwise required by law, THQ disclaims any obligation to update its view on any such risks or uncertainties or to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to these forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release.

Trademarks: All WWE programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, trademarks, logos and copyrights are the exclusive property of WWE and its subsidiaries. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.

WWE Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains forward-looking statements pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which are subject to various risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks relating to maintaining and renewing key agreements, including television distribution agreements; the need for continually developing creative and entertaining programming; the continued importance of key performers and the services of Vincent McMahon; the conditions of the markets in which we compete and acceptance of the Company's brands, media and merchandise within those markets; our exposure to bad debt risk; uncertainties relating to regulatory and litigation matters; risks resulting from the highly competitive nature of our markets; uncertainties associated with international markets; the importance of protecting our intellectual property and complying with the intellectual property rights of others; risks associated with producing and travelling to and from our large live events, both domestically and internationally; the risk of accidents or injuries during our physically demanding events; risks relating to our film business and any new business initiative which we may undertake; risks relating to the large number of shares of common stock controlled by members of the McMahon family and the possibility of the sale of their stock by the McMahons or the perception of the possibility of such sales; the relatively small public float of our stock; and other risks and factors set forth from time to time in Company filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Actual results could differ materially from those currently expected or anticipated. In addition, our dividend is dependent on a number of factors, including, among other things, our liquidity and historical and projected cash flow, strategic plan (including alternative uses of capital), our financial results and condition, contractual and legal restrictions on the payment of dividends, general economic and competitive conditions and such other factors as our Board of Directors may consider relevant.

Square Enix Have Released A New Trailer For Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Square Enix have released a new trailer for Deus Ex: Human Revolution. this cinematic trailer is called House Of Revenge and is made of in-game cinematics. the trailer shows some of the games story.

Konami Announce The Resurrection DLC For Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow Comes Out 7th June

Konami have announced the final piece of Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow DLC is Resurrection and it comes out on 7th June on Xbox 360 for 800 MS Points, and on 8th June on the PS3 PSN For €9.99. In this DLC, Gabriel has to battle a demon called 'The Forgotten One'.


Source: Konami UK

Minority Announce Papo & Yo Is Coming To The PS3 PSN In 2012

Minority have announced Papo & Yo for the PS3 PSN. this game is coming to the PSN 2012 and it is being supported by SCEA's Pub Fund. Papo & Yo is set in the South American Favelas and features Quico, a young boy, and Monster, Who's addicted to Frogs. When Monster eats a frog he transforms into an evil killing machine and its up to Quico to find a cure. Minority have released a in-game trailer below.


Source: USA Playstation Blog

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Friday 3rd June

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Naughty Dog Have Released 2 Uncharted 3 Online Gameplay Videos

Naughty Dog have released 2 new gameplay videos for Uncharted 3. the first video shows Hunters mode, which features 1 team trying to collect treasures and another team trying to stop them. the second video shows co-op gameplay, its similar to the hunters video but this time its drake and Sully against the computer AI. This Co-Op mode is similar to the co-op in Uncharted 2.

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Konami Have Announce Frogger 3D For The Nintendo 3DS

Konami have announced that to celebrate Frogger's 30th Anniversary, they are releasing Frogger 3D on the Nintendo 3DS. Coming This Autumn, Frogger 3D will come with familiar Game modes as well as some new twists and features. the game comes with over 60 stages, some are themed whilst others are 3D Cubes. Frogger will also have new friends that help him cross the roads or help him explore levels. Frogger 3D will come with a forever mode as well as 4 player multiplayer matches and StreetPass.

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Source: Konami UK

From Software Have Released A New Trailer For Dark Souls

From Software have released a new trailer for Dark Souls. this trailer provides some background for the games story before going on to show some of the many large enemies in the game and some of the locations you'll be visiting.

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THQ Have Released A New Trailer For Darksiders 2

THQ have released a new trailer for Darksiders 2. this trailer features death and reveals many of the new enemies and locations in the game. the trailer also provides some background information on the first game.

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Paramount Digital Entertainment Announce Star Trek Is Coming To The PC, PS3 And Xbox 360 In 2012

Paramount Digital Entertainment have announced Star Trek for the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. Star Trek is based on the 2009 movie and is currently in development at Digital Extremes. Star Trek is a co-op game staring Spock and Kirk. few details have been released about the game, though Paramount Digital Entertainment will show a first look of the game at this years E3.

Press Release

Los Angeles, CA – June 3, 2011 – Paramount Digital Entertainment confirmed today that Star Trek™ will be coming to the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC in summer 2012. With an original story and unprecedented co-op experience, the game casts players as Kirk and Spock for the first time ever.
The game, which continues the adventure that director and producer J.J. Abrams envisioned with Star Trek (2009), boasts a stand alone story filled with action-packed combat as Kirk and Spock must work together to stop a legendary enemy race bent on conquering the galaxy.

“Star Trek challenges the boundaries of co-op gameplay with a galactic adventure that gamers and fans have never experienced,” said Tom Lesinski, President of Paramount Digital Entertainment. “Working closely with the Star Trek filmmaking team throughout development, the game is sure to deliver AAA production values, a wide variety of gameplay and all the action you would expect from the hit franchise. This will be the definitive Star Trek gaming experience.”

Star Trek features an original story by BAFTA award winner and God of War writer, Marianne Krawczyk, in collaboration with the writer/producers of the new Star Trek films, Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman.

The game is under development by Digital Extremes (Bioshock 2, Unreal Tournament, Dark Sector, The Darkness II), working closely with Bad Robot, K/O Paper Products and Damon Lindelof and published by Paramount Digital Entertainment through a license with CBS Consumer Products. Star Trek will be available in stores 2012.

Paramount Digital Entertainment will be providing a first look at the title to press during the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, June 7-9, 2011. To schedule an appointment please contact Casey Lynch,


About Paramount Digital Entertainment
Paramount Digital Entertainment (PDE) is a division of Paramount Pictures Corporation. PDE develops and distributes filmed entertainment across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices, videogames, and emerging technologies.

Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The company's labels include Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Digital Entertainment, Paramount Famous Productions, Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., Paramount Studio Group and Paramount Television & Digital Distribution.

The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Friday 3rd June

  • QTE Blog: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From Thursday 2nd May
  • During Konami's Pre-E3 press conference, Konami teased a new Contra game is coming
  • QTE Blog: Namco Bandai Announce Dark Souls Comes Out In The USA On 4th October And 7th October Across The EU
  • 2K Games announce XCOM is now coming to the PS3 as well as PC and Xbox 360, comes out in USA on 6th March 2012
  • QTE Blog: Nintendo Announce Pok√©dex 3D Is Coming For Free To The 3DS eShop On 6th June
  • A 1 Page Comic Strip from Penny Arcade is being made into a Animated move by Paramount
  • QTE Blog: Rocksteady Announce Catwoman Is A Playable Character In Batman: Arkham City And Release A New Trailer
  • 3DS: the design for the pre-paid eShop cards in Japan have been revealed. one of the designs is Famicon inspired
  • QTE Blog: THQ Announce Mr Toots Is A Weapon In Red Faction Armageddon
  • QTE Blog: THQ Announce Mr Toots Is A Weapon In Red Faction Armageddon
  • QTE Blog: Codemasters Have Released New In-Game Screenshots For F1 2011
  • Hideo Kojima has announced he's working on an unannounced title, running on "Fox Engine", multiplatform
  • QTE Blog: O-Games Announce Get Up And Dance For The Wii And PS3, Coming Q3 2011
  • PSP2: Konami announce Silent Hill: Book Memories. exclusive to PSP2, no info or release date given as yet
  • QTE Blog: Sony Announce The Welcome Back Program Is Now Online
  • QTE Blog: Capcom Announce Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Version Comes Out In Japan On 25th August
  • QTE Blog: UTV Ignition Have Released A New Trailer And Screenshots For El Shaddai: Ascension Of The Metatron