Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Sega Have Released A Launch Trailer For Captain America: Super Soldier

Sega have released a launch trailer for Captain America: Super Soldier. this trailer shows a mix of in-game action and cutscenes.

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Capcom And CyberConnect2 Have Released A New Gameplay Trailer For Asura's Wrath

Capcom and CyberConnect2 have released a new gameplay trailer for Asura's Wrath. this trailer shows a new stage not shown before in previous trailers, the location is a sci fi location. the trailer is a bit short, but several enemies are seen are so are a few of Asura's moves.

Source: Capcom Unity

Sony Announce UK Studio Double Eleven Have Become Exclusive Playstation Developers

Sony have announced Double Eleven have signed an exclusivity agreement with Sony to become exclusive Playstation developers. the UK Studio are currently working on the PSV version of Little Big Planet. Double Eleven were formed back in 2010 by ex Rockstar Leeds Employee's.

Press Release

London, 19th July 2011 – Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) today announced that UK-based game development studio Double Eleven had signed a deal which would see the company, currently working on LittleBigPlanet for PSVITA developing games exclusively for SCEE and Sony platforms.

Double Eleven are one of the brightest new UK development studios, having been formed by former Rockstar Leeds lead-engineers in 2010. Double Eleven were recently revealed as the architects behind the technology driving LittleBigPlanet on PS VITA at the recent E3 in Los Angeles.

Under the terms of the deal, Double Eleven will work on LittleBigPlanet but will also begin to develop new titles for Sony platforms.

“Double Eleven are one of the most exciting developers to emerge onto the development scene in recent years, their technical expertise makes them a great fit for LittleBigPlanet on PSVITA and we’ve very pleased with the progress the team have made on this hugely anticipated title,” explained Michael Denny, Senior Vice President, SCE Worldwide Studios Europe.

“For us to become strong partners with Sony at such a crucial stage in our own development underlines the unswerving commitment we have made to the quality of our production, said Lee Hutchinson, CEO at Double Eleven. It is a testament to the hard work of all the exceptional team here at Double Eleven and we're delighted that this agreement will help our company grow and flourish, working on prestigious titles, on leading-edge platforms. The opportunity to work so closely with Sony is simply fantastic and we look forward to a truly exciting new phase in our own development, with the absolute intention to become a world-class studio.”

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About SCE Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS)

SCE WWS was formed on 1 September 2005 in order to secure, strengthen and further develop game development and publishing activities for the PlayStation® range of game and entertainment consoles. SCE WWS is responsible for the global creative, technical and strategic direction setting of development and production of computer entertainment software for the PlayStation family. SCE WWS directly employs over 2,500 people in its 15 studio locations around the world, all exclusively dedicated to PlayStation®2, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable ), PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®Network development.

About Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Recognized as the global leader and company responsible for the progression of consumer-based computer entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) manufacturers, distributes and markets the PlayStation® game console, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system and PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system. PlayStation has revolutionized home entertainment by introducing advanced 3D graphic processing, and PlayStation 2 further enhances the PlayStation legacy as the core of home networked entertainment. PSP is a new handheld entertainment system that allows users to enjoy 3D games, with high-quality full-motion video, and high-fidelity stereo audio. PS3 is an advanced computer system, incorporating the state-of-the-art Cell processor with super computer like power. SCEI, along with its subsidiary divisions Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and Sony Computer Entertainment Korea Inc. develops, publishes, markets and distributes software, and manages the third party licensing programs for these platforms in the respective markets worldwide. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. is an independent business unit of the Sony Group.

About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PlayStation®3, PlayStation®2, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®Network software and hardware in 99 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. SCEE also develops, publishes, markets and distributes entertainment software for these formats, and manages the third party licensing programs for the formats in these territories. Since the launch of PlayStation 3 in November 2006, over 33.4 million units have been sold globally and continue to be sold at a record level. Maintaining its position as one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history, PlayStation 2 has sold over 142.8 million systems worldwide. Since its launch at the end of 2004, over 60.2 million PSPs have been sold globally, highlighting the importance of the portable entertainment market. With the huge increase in interest and accessibility of network applications and network gaming, over 40 million accounts have registered to PlayStation Network, the free-to-access interactive environment, and over 829 million items have been downloaded.

About Double Eleven Ltd

Founded in 2010 by former lead Rockstar Leeds Games engineers, Double Eleven is an independent developer with tremendous drive, ambition and a wealth of technical experience. The studio of 30+ highly experienced staff are based in the landmark Boho building in Middlesbrough, in the North-East of the UK. More information about Double Eleven can be found at www.double11.co.uk

More information about PlayStation products can be found at www.playstation.com or visit the Virtual Press Office at www.scee.presscentre.com.

PlayStation, the PlayStation logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. PS3 and PSP are trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Rocksteady Reveal The UK Batman: Arkham City Collectors Edition

Rocksteady, Warner Bros., and DC Entertainment have revealed the Batman: Arkham City Collectors Edition. this collectors edition will have a limited run on both the PC, 360, and PS3. The collectors Edition comes with the following:

  • Custom Batman statue produced by Kotobukiya
  • Collectible art book
  • Early access to the Iceberg Lounge Challenge Map and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns skin
  • Batman: Arkham City album from WaterTower Music including original songs by hit artists, available via digital redemption
  • Bonus DC Universe animated original movie, Batman: Gotham Knight
Press Release

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today unveiled details and images for this Autumn’s hotly-anticipated Batman: Arkham City Collector’s Edition. The package will be available in limited quantities beginning 21st October 2011 in the UK for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Games for Windows PC.

The Batman: Arkham City Collector’s Edition will include the following extensive bonus content:

Custom Batman statue produced by Kotobukiya

Collectible art book

Early access to the Iceberg Lounge Challenge Map and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns skin

Batman: Arkham City album from WaterTower Music including original songs by hit artists, available via digital redemption

Bonus DC Universe animated original movie, Batman: Gotham Knight

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 can visit www.batmanarkhamcity.com to sign up to receive updates regarding the game and join the discussion on the community site at http://community.batmanarkhamcity.com to participate in forums, read upcoming developer diaries and stay abreast of all the latest Batman: Arkham City news.

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About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, 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 stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment 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.

About Kotobukiya:
With over 50 years experience in the toy industry, Kotobukiya has grown into Japan’s number one collector toy company with an undisputable reputation for quality and craftsmanship. Many international fans and collectors have been thrilled by Kotobukiya’s high end line of figures, statues, and model kits based on various anime, video games, movies, and original characters. Kotobukiya continues to attract the attention of not only top artistic talents, but also the favor of publishers and licensors who wish to work with only the best the toy and collectibles industry has to offer.

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

BATMAN and all characters, their distinctive likenesses, and related elements are trademarks of DC Comics © 2011. All Rights Reserved.
WB GAMES LOGO, WB SHIELD: ™ & © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

THQ Announce Voltron: Defender of the Universe For The PSN And XBLA, Out October

THQ Have announced Voltron: Defender of the Universe for the PS3 PSN and Xbox 360 XBLA. Voltron: Defender of the Universe is a 1-2 player offline co-op game and a 1-5 player online co-op game that is set to come out this October. Voltron: Defender of the Universe will have clips from the animated TV series woven into it and lets you play some of the key moments from the classic series. The game should cost 800 MS Points or $9.99

Press Release

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Jul 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -

Infracells are up, mega thrusters are go and the legendary robot hero is ready to make his resurgence in Voltron: Defender of the Universe, scheduled for release in October on Xbox LIVE® Arcade and PlayStation®Network.

In this brand-new take on the classic Voltron animated adventure, players will find themselves teaming up to battle the evil forces of King Zarkon across the varied landscapes of Planet Arus. Interwoven with clips from the original animated television series, the new game from THQ (NASDAQ:THQI) promises a re-mastered adventure in stunning high-definition.

Voltron fans can finally relive some of the most defining moments from the classic series, or even introduce a new generation of young Space Explorers, as they command any of the individual Lions or even team up to form Voltron and wield his epic blazing sword.

Galactic peacekeepers may choose to play either online in seamless 1- to 5-player co-op or offline in 1- or 2-player co-op. Players will select a Lion based on a number of strengths, resistances and elemental attacks that they use to battle fierce Robeasts and a number of other familiar adversaries.

"We really wanted to create a game that's exciting, true to the original series and challenging to play," said Peter Armstrong, executive producer. "All of us here are big fans of classic Voltron, and we're really proud of what we have created."

Voltron: Defender of the Universe will be available on Xbox LIVE Arcade (800 Microsoft Points) and PlayStation Network ($9.99).

About THQ

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 www.thq.com.


St. Louis-based World Events Productions, Ltd. (WEP) has produced and distributed children's animation for over 25 years. WEP is the IP holder for shows including: Voltron, Defender the of the Universe, Voltron: The Third Dimension, Denver the Last Dinosaur and Vytor the Starfire Champion, among others. WEP is a Koplar Communications company. WEP is represented by United Talent Agency. For more information visit www.wep.com and http://www.voltron.com.

About Classic Media

Classic Media, one of the world's largest independent entertainment companies, is a leader in reinventing the classics of yesterday and creating the entertainment classics of tomorrow. The Company owns and manages a globally-recognized portfolio of well-known family and pop-culture entertainment brands, including Casper the Friendly Ghost®, Where's Waldo?®, The Lone Ranger®, Lassie®, Postman Pat®, and new global brands Tinga Tinga Tales® and Guess with Jess®. Big Idea, a member of the Classic Media family, is the leading faith-based studio and producer of children's programming, including the best-selling animated series, VeggieTales®. More than 3,600 hours of Classic Media programming is distributed in more than 170 territories worldwide and showcased in multiple formats, including TV, film, home video, consumer products, publishing, digital, and music. Visit us at http://classicmedia.tv.

THQ and its respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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 of the Voltron: Defender of the Universe game, and 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, 2011, 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.

Sega Announce Shinobi Comes Out 15th November, Crush3D Comes Out 21st February 2012

Sega have revealed the release dates of 2 upcoming Nintendo 3DS games. both Sega EU and USA have announced Shinobi comes out on 15th November and Crush3D comes out on 21st February 2012.

Press Release

SEGA Europe Ltd. And SEGA of America today confirmed the release dates for two of their most anticipated Nintendo 3DS™ titles. Shinobi™ will be released on November 15, 2011, while CRUSH3D™ will be released on February 21, 2012.

Shinobi for Nintendo 3DS will put players in the shoes of Jiro Musashi, the father of Joe Musashi from the original 1989 release, offering a glimpse into Musashi family history. Sporting a vast story mode as well as an innovative, yet to be announced StreetPass™ mode, Shinobi will keep players coming back for more ninja action.

CRUSH3D is set in the mind of the young protagonist Danny, where he is testing out his friend’s new invention C.R.U.S.H. When the machine falls in love with Danny, he has to work his way through mind-stretching puzzles that blend 2D and 3D elements to escape its clutches.

For more information about Shinobi, please visit www.sega.com/shinobi.
For more information about CRUSH3D, please visit www.sega.com/crush3d.
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Capcom Announce They Have Cancelled Mega Man Legends 3 Project On The 3DS

Capcom have announced they've cancelled Mega Man Legends 3 Project. this was 2 games, Mega Man Legends 3 and Mega Man Legends 3 Prototype version, for the Nintendo 3DS. the reason given for cancelling Mega Man Legends 3 Project was because it was not meeting its require criteria for being made, it was designed to help show the development process of making videogames.

Source: Capcom Unity

Microsoft Announce A New Xbox 360 System Update Comes Out From Today (Out Now In UK)

Microsoft have announced a new Xbox 360 system update is being released from today. Microsoft say this update prepares the 360 for a future update and it doesn't bring any new features.

I have checked and the update is now out in the UK. like most 360 updates, the first part is very fast and the second part can take a few minutes to download and install.

Source: Majornelson.com

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 18th July

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  • QTE News: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From The Weekend Of Saturday 16th And Sunday 17th July http://ow.ly/1dRmhq
  • QTE News: Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From The Weekend of Saturday 16th And Sunday 17th July http://ow.ly/1dRprP
  • JP Console charts, PSP 26.373, 3DS 22.943, PS3 22.900, Wii 13.086, DSiLL 4.811, DSi 4.725, 360 2.016, PS2 1.309 http://ht.ly/5HhXr
  • PSP: Its rumoured Namco Bandai's countdown website is for a new Digimon game, its an RPG, characters by Suzuhito Yasuda http://ht.ly/5Hi0A
  • QTE News: UK Game Charts Top 20; Zumba Fitness, Transformers: Dark Of The Moon, Dirt 3, Black Ops http://ow.ly/1dRC1S
  • PC: Call Of Juarez: The Cartel appears to have been delayed until 13th September in the USA http://ht.ly/5HizA
  • The ESRB has rated Klonoa: Door to Phantomile for the PS3 and PSP. it appears to be a PS1 Classic, not the Wii Version http://ht.ly/5HiEH
  • PS3: its reported UK Retailers Amazon and Play are selling the £19.99 Child Of Eden for £14.99, out 23rd September http://ht.ly/5HnlI
  • WiiU: Ubisoft's Yves Guillemot says Revelations isn't coming to Wii U, its going to be a new game, set in new time http://ht.ly/5Ho09
  • The Square Enix twitter account reveals Final Fantasy XIII-2 comes out in the USA in January http://ht.ly/5HoN1
  • The ESRB has rated Dead Island a M. the BBFC has rated the game18 http://ht.ly/5HprL
  • Sony's Mick Hocking revels they are testing Virtual Reality Technology and gaming, it includes a FPS http://ht.ly/5HqhR
  • Katsuhiro Harada reveals work on Tekken X Street Fighter has still yet to start, he's got some ideas in his head http://ht.ly/5Hrta
  • Bethesda's Todd Howard says after Skyrim, Bethesda may allow an outside developer to develop a new Elder Scrolls Game http://ht.ly/5Hs28
  • EA's Sean Smillie says there will be a demo for SSX before the game is released http://ht.ly/5HsjW
  • PS3: Catherine has a 2.5GB Mandatory install http://ht.ly/5Hsmg
  • 3DS: its reported MapleStory devs, Nexon, are looking for new devs to work on the 3DS http://ht.ly/5Hsom
  • A Famitsu report lists Namco Bandai as having the biggest box sales in Japan, Nintendo drop to second, Square Enix third http://ht.ly/5Hsu9
  • Accusations emerge of illegal working hours at Gameloft New Zealand, working over 12 hours a shift + more http://ht.ly/5HsGJ