Monday, August 8, 2011

Turn 10 Have Released A Behind The Scenes Look At The Bernese Alps Track In Forza 4

Turn 10 have released a behind the scenes look at the Bernese Alps Track in Forza 4. the behind the scenes look shows the dev team on location and them discussing what they do. the team discuss why they take pictures and how they create a story to incorporate the track into the game.

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Sony Announce SingStar: Back To The 80's Is Coming To The PS3 This Christmas

Sony have announced a new SingStar game is coming out this Christmas on the PS3. SingStar: Back To The 80's will feature 30 tracks from the 80's. the full list of tracks will be revealed later.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Laughing Jackal Announce Cubixx HD Is Coming To The PS3 PSN On 17th August For $9.99/£6.29

Laughing Jackal have announced Cubixx HD is coming out on the PS3 PSN on 17th August for $9.99/£6.29, with Playstation Plus suscribers getting a 20% during its first week on sale. this new HD version of Cubixx comes with new challenge modes, new attack modes, more leaderboards, and up to 7 player co-op.

Press Release

BRAINTREE, UK – 5th August 2011

Laughing Jackal’s massive August has just got bigger. Our first PS3 game, the high-speed arcade puzzler Cubixx HD will be coming to PSN on the 17th August (SCEE) with the SCEA date to be confirmed for the low, low price of $9.99 in the US and £6.29 in the UK. Cubixx HD will be on sale to PlayStation Plus subscribers with a 20% discount available during its first week on sale.

Grab your Cubot & fire your laser across 50 Arcade levels, and see if you have what it takes to unlock the secrets within. To succeed you will need to evade and annihilate deadly enemies & use your lightning fast reflexes to the fullest!

Test your skills to the limit in the brand new "Challenges" mode. Here you will find 50 bespoke challenges that will really test your new found Cubixx HD skills to the max. These Challenges will require you to chase the highest scores, beat the fastest times, outsmart the bad guys & much more!

On top of that there are over 150 leaderboards across the 3 brand new Attack modes: Score Attack, Line Attack & Time Attack. If all that isn't enough then grab some friends & play up to 7-player co-op in Arcade & Attack modes, or battle up against 7 of your worst enemies in Cubixx HD Deathmatch!

Established in 2005, Laughing Jackal are the developer of PlayStation minis such as Duæl Invaders, Vibes, Ace Armstrong vs. the Alien Scumbags, Stellar Attack and Cubixx. We are currently working on a PlayStation minis conversion of the Fighting Fantasy series of Choose Your Own Adventure gamebooks, and have just released the critically acclaimed OMG-Z, a chain reaction shooter for PlayStation Minis. Our first PlayStation®3 game, Cubixx HD, will be coming soon to PSN.

indiePub Announce They Are Bringing Vessel To PC, PS3, And Xbox 360

indiePub have announced they are bringing Vessel to PC, PS3 PSN and Xbox 360 XBLA this holiday season. this release will be a collaboration between them and the games developers, Strange Loop Games. Vessel is built on a liquid physics engine and it has the player trying to solve puzzles by using various liquids, like water, lava, and goo. you play as Arkwirght who has to fix the Fluros which have gone awry. you have to create new Fluros to fix the old ones, solve puzzles, and help you create a new invention.

Vessel will cost $14.99 on PC and on the PSN, or 1200 MS Points on the XBLA.


Press Release

CINCINNATI – AUGUST 4, 2011 – indiePub, a subsidiary of Zoo Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ CM: ZOOG), today announced plans to release Vessel, a liquid physics-based puzzle platformer for PC, Xbox LIVE™ Arcade and PlayStation® Network this holiday season. The upcoming indie game is indiePub’s collaboration with independent developer Strange Loop Games.

Built on a groundbreaking liquid-physics engine, Vessel will allow players to solve puzzles by bringing to life physically-simulated liquid (water, lava, glowing goo, chemicals and more) by animating them into living machines called Fluros that retain all the properties of the liquid they contain. Using the unique technology of the Vessel engine, these liquid creatures are like no other character in video games; each possesses a body composed entirely of physically simulated fluid that allows them unique abilities that include melting, reforming, mixing with other types of fluid, and re-growing lost limbs. Combining the properties of each fluid type with the behaviors of the liquid creatures that it comprises, players will be able solve puzzles and progress in this fantastic mechanical world.

“The high level of artistry in the indie gaming space can result in truly inspired creations,” said Mark Seremet, CEO of Zoo Entertainment. “Vessel is an amazing game in our growing digital lineup that combines a creative storyline with stimulating gameplay and exceptional technology. It exemplifies the ingenuity and craftsmanship that we have found within the indiePub community.”

In Vessel, players take on the role of Arkwright, a renowned inventor whose inventions – living liquid creatures known as Fluros – have gone awry, turning on their users and disrupting machinery throughout the world. To fix the flawed Fluros and restore order, players must create, manipulate and destroy a wide variety of Fluros and operate complex machinery to solve challenging puzzles. Vessel takes players on an exploratory adventure through four fascinating worlds, fixing the work sites where Fluros are employed and ultimately leading the player to complete his next great invention, “The Device.”

Vessel will make its official debut during PAX Prime 2011 from August 26-28 at Booth #6410.

Vessel will be available this holiday season on PC ($14.99), PlayStation Network ($14.99) and Xbox LIVE (1200 points). For more information, please visit:

EA Announce Upcoming The Sims 3 Expansion, Hiden Springs, To Be The Sims Store 3 Exclusive This August

EA have revealed the next expansion for The Sims 3 is Hidden Springs. this expansion will be coming excursively to The Sims 3 store and can be bought by using SimPoints.

Hidden Springs is a location where your Sims can relax at a spa, or head into the woods and uncover mysteries at the Museum of Magic. you can meet new Sims at the Redwood Heights Luxury Lodge and relax at the Crystal Solarium Rejuvenating Waters. your Sims are also able to learn some health techniques at the Silver Zephyr Health Spa.


Press Release

Stay forever young with The Sims™ 3 Hidden Springs. Discover a new digital downloadable World available this fall exclusively at The Sims 3 Store using SimPoints. Featuring all-new locations, items, Sims, and a little magic, The Sims 3 Hidden Springs invites anyone to uncover the mysteries of the newest world.
With a whole new World to inhabit, your Sims will spend time exploring a stunning lakefront, relaxing at a luxury spa or ski lodge, escaping into the woods, and uncovering ancient mysteries at the Museum of Magic and Supernatural all without leaving Hidden Springs. If you’re interested in meeting new Sims, take them to the Redwood Heights Luxury Lodge and mingle with the social elites. If your Sims need to relax then experience true balance and well-being as you watch them bask in the ambiance of the Crystal Solarium Rejuvenating Waters. Once they’re done revitalizing in the healing waters, take your imagination to another dimension of fun by brining your Sim to Fairyfolk Park. Or, take your Sim over to the Silver Zephyr Health Spa to help them acquire world renowned techniques in the fields of health and beauty. In addition to these exciting new locations and activities, a deeper mystery lies within the curious magical properties of Hidden Springs. Discover what mystery is beneath the rejuvenating waters and maybe your Sims wishes just might come true!

You’ll be able to enjoy the all-new downloadable World for your Sims to explore this fall exclusively at The Sims 3 Store.

The mystery awaits you!

UK Game Charts Top 20; Includes Zumba Fitness, Dirt 3, Cars 2, Just Dance: Extra Songs

Unfortunately its back to the top 20 this week. the only new entry this week was at number 18 with Sniper: Ghost Warrior. overall there wasn't much movement in the chart this week.

1 - Zumba Fitness
2 - Dirt 3
3 - Cars 2
4 - Just Dance 2: Extra Songs
5 - Lego Pirates of the Caribbean
6 - FIFA 11
7 - Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows Part 2
8 - Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4
9 - L.A.Noire
10 - Call Of Juarez: The Cartel
11 - The Sims 3
12 - Portal 2
13 - Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
14 - Dungeon Siege III
15 - Call of Duty: Black Ops
16 - Duke Nukem Forever
17 - Just Dance 2
18 - Sniper Ghost Warrior
19 - Brink
20 - Fight Night Champion

Charts Supplied By 3. UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track"

Last Week Top 40

1 - Zumba Fitness
2 - Cars 2
3 - Call Of Juarez: The Cartel
4 - Just Dance 2: Extra Songs
5 - Lego Pirates of the Caribbean
6 - Dirt 3
7 - Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows Part 2
8 - FIFA 11
9 - L.A.Noire
10 - Call of Duty: Black Ops
11 - Dungeon Siege III
12 - The Sims 3: Town Life Stuff
13 - Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4
14 - Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
15 - Brink
16 - The Sims 3
17 - Lego Star Wars 3: The Clone Wars
18 - Fight Night Champion
19 - Wii Sports Resort
20 - Battlefield: Bad Company 2
21 - Just Dance 2
22 - Batman: Arkham Asylum
23 - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters
24 - Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
25 - UFC Personal Trainer
26 - Sniper: Ghost Warrior
27 - Red Faction: Armageddon
28 - Red Dead Redemption
29 - Michael Jackson: The Experience
30 - Duke Nukem Forever
31 - Crysis 2
32 - The Sims 3: Generations
33 - The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time 3D
34 - Art Academy
35 - Mario Kart Wii
36 - Wii Fit Plus
37 - Just Cause 2
38 - Homefront
39 - Little Big Planet 2
40 - Portal 2

Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From The Weekend of Saturday 6th And Sunday 7th August

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  • #EA2D has been renamed BioWare San Francisco, EA Confirms, making them the 5th studio under the #BioWare banner
  • Sony have patented gesture controls, its dated 2009 and shows camera being used to track fingers in 3D space
  • Namco Bandai have opened another teaser website. at present there's no real clue as to what the game will be
  • #EA announce Battlefield 3 won't be coming to #Steam, says "service restricts our ability to directly support players,"
  • #PEGI have rated a 16 rated Heavy Rain, original was rated 18. says its coming out 3rd August
  • QTE News: Platinum Games Have Released A New Story Trailer For Anarchy Reigns
  • NISA hint that #Prinny will be making an appearance in Cave Story 3D, say its unlikely the original game will be included
  • #BioWare say the legacy DLC for Dragon Age 2 is their response to fans, addresses weakness + more
  • Digital Foundry have indepth article on Euclideon's Unlimited Detail demo, a possibly revolutionary approach to graphics
  • QTE News: Warner Bros. And Supergiant Games Announce Bastion Is Coming To PC On 16th August
  • Markus Persson reveals #Bethesda lawyers have sent him a letter saying his new #Scroll game infringes on Skyrim trademark
  • its strongly rumoured #Apple is set to launch iTunes Replay, lets you redownload music you've already bought
  • Sonys 3D TV is now being bundled with MotorStorm: Apocalypse instead of Resistance 3, which was the original announcement
  • QTE News: THQ Have Released A New Warhammer 4000: Space Marine Trailer Showing Multiplayer Classes
  • #Xbox360 Stallion83 has reached the 600,000 Gamerscore mark
  • when 60,000 people earn an achievement in the Dead Air map in Left 4 Dead 2, they will unlock the Blood Harvest map
  • n-Space announce they are developing the #DS version of Modern Warfare 3. say it wasn't up to them if its on #DS or #3DS
  • QTE News: Codemasters Have Released A Behind The Scenes Look At The Weapons In Bodycount
  • Dice say the progression system in Battlefield 3 is 10x bigger than in 2, more to do even after reaching max rank
  • QTE News: Sony Announce A Playstation Network Event Call PLAY Starts 9th August
  • Markus Persson reveals #Minecraft on #XBLA will also be a beta, will work out what's fun on consoles + #Kinect features
  • Official Playstation Magazine reports, in its rumour section, Resident Evil 6 will come out in 2012 after Raccoon City
  • QTE News: Sega Have Released A New Trailer For Shinobi 3DS
  • There are reports used #3DS sales have doubled in Japan, whilst Walmart is reported to have dropped the price early
  • New York Times reports North Korea uses hackers in South Korean MMORPGs like Lineage to farm points and sell them + more
  • QTE News: Sega Have Released A New Trailer For Rise Of Nightmares Showing Weapons In The Game
  • QTE News: Namco Bandai Have Revealed The Boxart For Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi
  • QTE News: Bethesda Reveal The $149.99 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Collector’s Edition
  • QTE News: Temco Koei Have Released New In-Game Screenshots For Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey and Gallop Racer
  • QTE News: EA Have Released A Q And A Video Featuring Kaka Answering User Submitted Questions