Thursday, May 31, 2012

Sega And Gearbox Reveal Aliens: Colonial Marines Pre-Order Bonuses And Collectors Edition

Sega have revealed the pre-order bonuses and Collectors Edition for Gearbox's Aliens: Colonial Marines. the pre-order bonuses are multiplayer focused, they include 4 playable characters from the Alien movies including Private Hudson, Corporal Hicks, Private Drake and Sergeant Apone. there are additional Marine character customisation options and Ripley's Flamethrower.


The Aliens: Colonial Marines Collectors Edition is a Gamestop exclusive in the USA and will cost $99.99. as well as the game, this Collectors Edition includes : 

  • High Quality Resin Powerloader Figurine: Includes Limited Edition Xeno Hive Box
  • Four Playable Movie Characters: Players will be able to fight for their squad’s survival and confront hordes of enemies as the original ALIENS film icons Private Hudson, Corporal Hicks, Private Drake and Sergeant Apone.
  • Additional Marines Character Customization Options
  • Ripley’s Flamethrower
  • Exclusive Multiplayer Weapons: Including Sonic Electronic Ball Breakers & Phase Plasma Rifle
  • Exclusive Game Level: USCM Academy Firing Range
  • USCM Dossier
    o Mission Brief
    o USS Sephora Schematic
    o Recruitment Card
    o LV-426 Recon Photo
    o USCM Iron-on Badges

Source: USA Sega Blog

CD Projekt Announce New Steampunk RPG Is In Developement, Based On Mike Pondsmith's System, Conference Video Also Here

CD Projekt have announced they are currently developing a new triple A RPG based on enowned pen-and-paper-RPG designer Mike Pondsmith's Cyberpunk system. CD Projekt have said that this game would still have the hallmarks their CD Projekt Red Studios are known for with the Witcher Series.

the Steampunk RPG will be aimed towards mature and demanding players, it'll be non-linear, detailed, and have a complex story. there will be different classes and characters from each, ranging from hackers to mercenaries. players will also be faced with choices and actions that will affect the world around them.

CD Projekt have released video of their conference. it's 44 minutes long, but you can skip to 11.26 to see them announcing the game.



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Warner Bros. Announce Spy Hunter For PS Vita And 3DS, A Series Reboot Coming This Fall

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have announced they are rebooting the Spy Hunter series with a new game coming to the PS Vita and 3DS. the games are being developed by TT Fusion and are set to come out this fall.

the original Spy Hunter came out nearly 30 years ago and once again you take control as the "Agent" and the G-6155 Interceptor supercar. you are able to customise your car with weapons and high-tech gadgets. you will also have additional support via an unmanned aerial support drone.


Watch Spy Hunter - Announcement Trailer in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

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Square Enix Have Released A New Trailer For Hitman Absolution Showing 47 Up Against Nuns

Square Enix have released a new trailer for Hitman Absolution. this trailer sees 47 facing off against some heavily armoured Nuns.

EA And BioWare Have Released A New Trailer For Mass Effect 3 Showing The Rebellion Pack In Action

EA And BioWare have released a new trailer for Mass Effect 3. this trailer shows the upcoming Rebellion Pack DLC In action. this latest DLC is free and is coming to the PC, PS3, And Xbox 360. this free DLC brings:
  • Two New Action-Packed Maps – Land on Firebase Jade, located in a Salarian STG base on Sur’Kesh and fight to control Firebase Goddesson the Asari homeworld of Thessia.
  • Six Powerful New Unlockable Characters – Level and promote six new unlockable characters, including the ex-Cerberus Adept and Vanguard, the Vorcha Soldier and Sentinel or the Male Quarian Engineer and Infiltrator.  
  • New In-Mission Objective – Randomly occurring during waves 3, 6 and 10, this new objective will demand that teams retrieve a high priority package and securely escort it to a designated extraction zone on each map.
  • New Gear Slot – A new slot will be available on the equipment screen, offering players a persistent gameplay bonus that will not expire after the end of a match. These new items will vary from weapon upgrades to character enhancements and will be available through reinforcement packs. 
  •  Lethal New Weapons – Eliminate the enemy with deadly new weapons, including the Cerberus Harrier, Krysae Sniper Rifle, and Reegar Carbine.

Watch Mass Effect 3 - Rebellion Pack Trailer in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

Retro Affect Announce Snapshot For The PS3 And PS Vita, 2D Puzzle Platformer With Cross Game Saves Coming This Fall



Retro Affect have announced their upcoming game for both the PS3 and PS Vita. Snapshot is a 2d Puzzle Platformer with an interesting photo mechanic. coming this fall, Shapshot has you playing a robot called Pic who is finding out why he was built. as he wonders around you have to take photo's of objects in the world to use them later to solve puzzles. this could be from taking a picture of a crate to use it later to get across something, or a snowball in motion to turn it around and fire it back.



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Source: USA Playstation Blog

Paradox And ArrowHead Reveal The Other Side Of The Coin DLC For Magicika, Play As the Villians From 14th June

Paradox Interactive And ArrowHead Game Studios have announced new DLC is coming to Magicka. from 14th June, The Other Side Of The Coin DLC will let players play as Alucart the Vampire and his Necromancer henchmen. this DLC is set to cost $4.99 and will also bring a new story challenge, 4 Necromancer challenge maps, and new achievements.



Press Release

Atlus Have Released The Opening Movie To Persona 4 Golden On The PS Vita

Atlus have released the opening movie to Persona 4 Golden, their upcoming PS Vita game. Atlus have revealed this is a new opening to the game. Persona 4 Golden is set to come out this fall.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Ubisoft Have Released 2 New Videos For Far Cry 3

Ubisoft have released 2 new videos for Far Cry 3. the first video is a gameplay video showing Jason working his way through a burning hotel whilst trying to find Liza. the second video shows Liza tied up and Vaas torturing her, forcing her to create a ransom video.



Zen Studios Announce CastleStorm, A Mix Of Weapon Throwing And Building Destruction

Zen Studios have announced a new game is coming digitally this year. CastleStorm can be described as a projectile throwing game with the aim of defeating enemy soldiers and their castle, from the trailer you can see it's a bit like Angry birds. you get to choose to be either a Knight or a Viking and have to defend your castle from an onslaught of enemies. the Castles you create can affect the battle as they determine what type of troops can be created.



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id Software And Bethesda Announce Doom 3: BFG Edition For PS3, PC, And Xbox 360

id Software and Bethesda have announced Doom 3 BFG Edition for the PS3, Xbox 360, And PC. coming this Autumn, this BFG Edition comes with Doom 3, the Resurrection of Evil Add-on and 7 new levels titled the Lost Mission. Both Doom 3 and the add-on have been remastered for this new release. the remastering features 5.1 Dolby Surround, 3D, Trophies/Achievements, improved rendering and lighting, and a new check point save system.


Doom 3: BFG Edition will also include Doom and Doom 2.



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Zero Punctuation - Diablo III

This week sees Yahtzee tackling a PC Game. had admits he hasn't played previous Diablo games but will he fall for this very popular and eagerly expected game, or was the experience just 1 button click too far?


Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Sony Announce A Nico Nico App Is Coming To The PS Vita Across The USA From Today, E3 Livestream



Sony announce Nico Nico is coming to the PS Vita from today. the app is out today across the USA. Sony and Nico Nico have also announced the Sony E3 Press Conference will be live steamed via Nico Nico to the PSV.



 I have honestly never heard of this service so unfortunately i can't really comment on what it is. it appears its a service that allows you to broadcast video and have others comment on it for others to see.

Source: USA Playstation Blog

EA Release New Dead Space Graphic Novel Short, Introduces New Planet, New Character, And New Necromorph Plague

EA have released a new Dead Space graphic novel short. this video introduces a new planet called Uxor. the video shows that the Marker on the planet is attacked and from this attack all hell breaks loose leaving Earthgov Sergeant John Carver on a mission to find his family. EA do say that this is the beginning of the John Carver Saga but don't say if it's all going to be a graphic novel or games are coming.



Source: Deadspace.com

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Microsoft Announce A New 250GB Xbox 360 Racing Bundle Is Coming Mid June For $299



Microsoft have announced a new Xbox 360 bundle is coming to the USA this June. coming Mid-June, this bundle has a suggested retail price of $299 and it includes a 250GB Xbox 360 Console, Forza 4, and a Wireless Racing Wheel.

Source: Major Nelson

Netherrealm Have Released A New Tips And Tricks Video For The PS Vita Version Of Mortal Kombat

Netherrealm Studios have released a new video for the PS Vita version of Mortal Kombat. this video is the second tips and tricks video for the game. in this video they focus on the Test Your Slice mode and they use in-game action to show the tips in action.


Watch Mortal Kombat - PS Vita Tips And Tricks 2 in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

Sony Have Released A Launch Trailer For Resistance: Burning Skies

Sony have released a launch trailer for Resistance: Burning Skies.



Source: USA Playstation Blog

Ubisoft Have Released A Teaser Trailer For Far Cry 3 At E3 2012

Ubisoft have released a new teaser trailer for Far Cry 3. this teaser focuses on the Insanity in the game, but it's not clear if this teaser is for Far Cry 3 or more for Ubisoft's E3 press conference.

Ubisoft Have Released A New Multiplayer Video For Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Offering Tips

Ubisoft have released a new video for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. this video uses in-game action to help show some multiplayer tips. some tips are big, like how to create a new spawn point to avoid those spawn camping. others are small and simple like rolling to put out a fire.

Sony Announce A Ice White PSP-E1000 Is Coming Out This July For £89.99/€99.99



Sony have announced a new PSP-E1000 is coming out this July. the Ice White model is set to come out across the UK and EU for £89.99/€99.99.



Source: EU Playstation Blog

Sony Online Entertainment Have Released A New Planetside 2 Gameplay Video Showing Aerial Combat

Sony Online Entertainment have released a new video for Planetside 2. this video shows in-game action of Air Combat. in cockpit views are shown but the video focuses on aerial attacks over a large environment.


Watch Planertside 2 - Air Combat in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

Monday, May 28, 2012

Activision Have Released New Screenshots And A Video For 007 Legends For The Moonraker Missions

Activison have released a new trailer and screenshots for 007 legends. these focus on the Moonraker mission in the game. the trailer shows in-game action, highlighting that some of the locations and tech have been updated but the characters remain.


Watch 007 Legends - Moonraker in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

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EA And BioWare Announce The Mass Effect 3 Rebellion Pack, Coming For Free 29th May



EA and BioWare have announced new free DLC for Mass Effect 3. the Rebellion Pack is set to come out on 29th May in the USA and 30th May across the EU and is for PS3, Xbox 360, And PC. this Pack brings the following content to the game:

  • Two New Action-Packed Maps – Land on Firebase Jade, located in a Salarian STG base on Sur’Kesh and fight to control Firebase Goddesson the Asari homeworld of Thessia.
  • Six Powerful New Unlockable Characters – Level and promote six new unlockable characters, including the ex-Cerberus Adept and Vanguard, the Vorcha Soldier and Sentinel or the Male Quarian Engineer and Infiltrator.  
  • New In-Mission Objective – Randomly occurring during waves 3, 6 and 10, this new objective will demand that teams retrieve a high priority package and securely escort it to a designated extraction zone on each map.
  • New Gear Slot – A new slot will be available on the equipment screen, offering players a persistent gameplay bonus that will not expire after the end of a match. These new items will vary from weapon upgrades to character enhancements and will be available through reinforcement packs. 
  •  Lethal New Weapons – Eliminate the enemy with deadly new weapons, including the Cerberus Harrier, Krysae Sniper Rifle, and Reegar Carbine.
Press Release

Beatshapers Announce Wizorb, A New Playstation Minis Title Coming June

Beatshapers and Tribute Games have announced their block breaking fantasy game Wizorb is coming to Playstation Minis this June.for €2.99 or $3.99, Wizorb is a 16bit RPG inspired block breaking game with over 60 levels and bosses. the trailer shows there are a variety of powerup's, enemies and levels.

Features:
• An all-new block-breaking game set in a fantasy world
• Use your magic wand to bounce the orb and cast various magic spells
• Over 60 levels in 5 different worlds
• Epic boss fights and multiple endings and bonus levels
• Character animation by Paul Robertson




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Sanzaru Games Have Released a New Video For Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time On The PS Vita

Sanzaru Games have released a new video for the PS Vita version of Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time. this video features Sanzaru Games president Glen Egan talking about the PS Vita version of the game, that they started out by just trying to see if it would work and once they did they started adding PS Vita features. the video also shows some in-game action.



Source: EU Playstation Blog

UK Game Charts; Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, Max Payne 3, Dragon's Dogma, Dirt Showdown, FIFA 12

We have several new entries in this weeks top 20 and a new number 1. so in at 1 we have Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, with the other new entries of Dragon's Dogma and Dirt Showdown at 3 and 4 respectively. we had another new entry at number 11 with the 3DS game Mario Tennis Open. this chart also saw Call Of Duty: Black Ops popping back in at 14.


1 - Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
2 - Max Payne 3
3 - Dragon's Dogma
4 - Dirt Showdown
5 - FIFA 12
6 - Sniper Elite V2
7 - Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
8 - [Prototype 2]
9 - DIABLO 3
10 - FIFA Street
11 - Mario Tennis Open
12 - Battlefield 3
13 - Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Game
14 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops
15 - Assassin's Creed: Revelations
16 - Mass Effect 3
17 - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
18 - Kinect Star Wars
19 - Skylanders: Spryo's Adventure
20 - Saints Row: The Third

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

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Saturday, May 26, 2012

Rising Star Games Have Released New Screenshots And Character Art For Rune Factory Oceans

Rising Star Games have released new screenshots and character art for their newly released PS3 RPG Rune Factory Oceans. The screenshots show a mix of the characters, moving around the world, fishing, and battles. the character art shows the main characters, the giant golem, and creatures in the world.

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Atlus Announce The Demon's Souls Servers Will Not Shut Down On 31st May And Will Continue To Operate


Atlus have announced that the servers for Demon's Souls will now not be turned off on the 31st May. instead the servers will stay online for the foreseeable future. Atlus haven't detailed why they changed their minds other than saying "...a number of developments have made it possible for us to continue to invest in and support our fans as they have continued to invest in and support us and Demon's Souls. " It appears that whilst enough people are playing the game, the servers will stay online.

Press Release

Capcom Have Released A New Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor Trailer Showing Kinct And Controller Controls

Capcom have released a new trailer for Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor. this trailer shows how you use both the 360 controller and Kinect to play the game. the controller appears to move your vehicle whilst the Kinect is used to man the instruments in side and keep your soldiers in check.


Watch Steel Batallion: Heavy Armor - How To Play in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

Friday, May 25, 2012

Namco Bandai Have Released A New Dragon Ball Z Kinect Trailer Showing QR Codes In Action

Namco Bandai have released a new trailer for Dragon Ball Z Kinect. this trailer uses in-game action to show how the game uses QR Codes. you hold up cards to the Kinect camera so it can scan them, these cards can add new characters, moves, and more to the game.


Watch Dragon Ball Z Kinect - QR Codes Trailer in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

Sega And Double Fine Announce The Cave, Coming To Pc's Worldwide In Early 2013



Sega and Double Fine have revealed The Cave, a Puzzling Adventure game set to come to PC's worldwide digitally in early 2013. the game was created by Ron Gilbert, over at Double Fine, and he admits the idea for the game has been in his head over several years but he felt that now was right to make the game, with Double Fine and Sega.

From the screenshots and trailer, it's clear that The Cave is no ordinary Spelunking game. you head down in a group of 3 and work your way through fun fairs, Egyptian burial tombs, medieval castles and more, all whilst solving puzzles and trying not to die.


Watch The Cave - Announcement Trailer in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com
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Sega Announce The Jet Set Radio HD Remaster Is Coming To The PS Vita

Sega have announced that they are bringing the HD Remaster of Jet Set Radio to the PS Vita. the game had already been announced as coming to PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 digitally this summer. no specific release date was revealed for the PS Vita version, but i suspect it'll be around the PS3 release.

The PS Vita version of the game has some exclusive features. at present Sega are only teasing camera integration, but they have revealed that you can tag/spray graffitti in the world by using the touch screen.

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Square Enix And United Front Have Released A 101 Introduction Video For Sleeping Dogs

Square Enix and United Front Games have released new screenshots and a new video for Sleeping Dogs. the video is a lengthy 101 Introduction to Sleeping Dogs covering everything from the location, gangs, the story, and activities you can get up to in the game.


Watch Sleeping Dogs - Game 101 Trailer in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

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Tarsier Have Released A New Developer Video For LittleBigPlanet On The PS Vita And Revealed The Boxart

Tarsier have released a new developer video and revealed the boxart for the PS Vita version of LittleBigPlanet. the video features members of the dev teams from Tarsier and Media Molecule talking about why Tarsier were chosen to make the game. they reveal how Tarsier had been making the costume packs for both the LittleBigPlanets on the PS3. new in-game action is shown in this video and they talk about some of the PS Vita exclusive features, like being able to upload and download levels over 3G.


Watch Little Big Planet - Making The PS Vita game in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

THQ Have Released A New Short Movie And Revealed The Boxart For Metro Last Light


THQ have released a new short movie for Metro Last Light. the short movie reveals the moment when people where forced under ground. THQ have also revealed the boxart for Metro Last Light, the PS3 version is shown above.


Watch Metro: Last Light - Enter The Metro in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

High Moon Have Released A New Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron Dev Diary Introducing The Dinobots

High Moon and Activision have released a new developer diary for Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron.this video focuses on the Dinobots, it introduces their origin story and it shows them all in action. the devs talk about how important they are and what they bring to the game. some of the story that revolves around the Dinobots is also revealed in this video.


Watch Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron - Dev Diary: Dinobots in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

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Grip Games Have Released A New Video For Foosball 2012 Showing Cross Platform Play Between The PS3 And PSV

Grip Games have released a new video for Foosball 2012. this video details the cross play between the PS3 and PSV versions of the game. Game Continuation is where the game save is carried over from the PS3 to the PSV, the game does it automatically. you can also have PS3 and PSV gamers playing against each other over Wifi. This is another game where if you buy the game on one platform, you own it on both.



Source: USA Playstation Blog

Atlus And Zen United Have Announced Persona 4 Arena Is Coming To Europe On The PS3 And Xbox 360



Atlus and Zen United have announced Persona 4 Arena will be getting a European release. the game is set to come out this year on both the PS3 and Xbox 360. Persona 4 Arena is in development at both Atlus and Arc System Works and it is a fighting game which mixes the Story Telling and RPG from Atlus with the 2D Hand Drawn HD Art Work of Arc System Works. the game features popular characters from both Persona 3 and Persona 4 and follows after the story of Persona 4.

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Thursday, May 24, 2012

XDev Studio Europe Announce When Vikings Attack For The PS Vita And PS3, Buy For One And Own For Both

XDev Studios Europe have announced a new PSN game for the PS Vita and PS3. When Vikings Attack has Crossplay between the PS3 and PS Vita, Cross save between the PS Vita and PS3, and when you buy the game on one platform you own it on both.

this brawler game can be played from 1 to up to 4 players, in any combination of PS3 or PS3+Vita. the video reveals the controls are simple, just two buttons, and the tactics are also simple, the bigger the team the bigger the items you can pick up, the smaller the team the more agile you are.



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Source: EU Playstation Blog

Codemasters Have Released A Launch Trailer For Dirt Showdown

Codemasters have released a launch trailer for Dirt Showdown. this trailer shows plenty of in-game action from several of the games' modes.


Watch Dirt Showdown - Launch Trailer in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

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Konami Announce The PS Vita Metal Gear Solid HD Collection Comes Out Across The UK On 29th June


Konami have announced the UK release date of the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection. the game comes out across the USA on 12th June and the UK release date is 29th June. Online retailers like Amazon have priced the game at £29.99.

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Ubisoft Have Released A Launch Trailer For Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

Ubisoft have released a launch trailer for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. this trailer shows in-game action from the single player campaign, shows the features of the multiplayer modes, and it details how the came connects with Gunsmith and the Ghost Recon Network.

Rising Star Games Have Released A New Trailer For Rune Factory Oceans, The Upcoming PS3 Game

Rising Star Games have released a new trailer for Rune Factory Oceans. this PS3 game is set to come out on 25th May and was developed by Neverland and Marvelous Entertainment. This is a farming RPG where you have to manage running your farm ,crafting unique items, and competing in numerous festivals. the game also lets you travel the vast oceans in the game so you can explore new worlds, search for hidden treasures and engage giant monsters in combat.


Watch Rune Factory Oceans - Trailer in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

Capcom Reveal The Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector's Set, Has Soundtracks, Movies, Games, And More

Capcom have revealed the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collectors Set for the PS3 and Xbox 360. for $149.99, this set includes:

  • Past and Present Street Fighter Games – Playable on current gen PS3™ and Xbox 360 console systems, the four critically-acclaimed titles selected from the star-studded catalog are: Super Street Fighter® II Turbo HD Remix, Street Fighter® III 3rd Strike Online Edition, Super Street Fighter® IV Arcade Edition with all costume DLC, and Street Fighter® X Tekken® including all character and Swap Costume DLC.
  • Exclusive Video – The two-disc Blu-Ray set includes a documentary that highlights the profound influence the franchise has had on fans - and vice versa - throughout the years. The collection of videos also includes Street Fighter®IV and Super Street Fighter®IV Anime movies as well as all episodes of the Street Fighter animated series and Street Fighter®II: The Animated Movie.
  • Light-up Ryu Statue – A specially commissioned and highly-detailed collectable Ryu statue stands prominently at 8” tall and features the iconic character in mid-Shoryuken, with flames lit from below.
  • 11-Disc Soundtrack – Street Fighter game music spanning the past 25 years, in addition to remixes and fan-created music inspired by pastStreet Fighter games .
  • 64-page Hardcover Art Book – A tribute to Street Fighter game fans from all over the world, the art book includes fan pieces submitted by professional and aspiring artists alike.
  • Ryu’s Belt – Created to regulation specs, the full-size martial arts black belt is a replica of the one Ryu wears and even includes his classic "FÅ«rinkazan" in kanji!
  • Certificate of Authenticity – Each Collector’s Set comes individually numbered complete with a certificate of authenticity
Capcom have also revealed that they are orginasing a series of tournaments throughout the year, across the globe, that will include gamers playing Street Fighter X Tekken, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Online Edition, and Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix. Prizes include cash and a new Scion FR-S Sports Coupe. The current dates and locations for these tournaments are:


•       July 28-29 in Austin, TX
•       August 11-12 in the NY area (location pending)
•       August 26 in Taipei, Taiwan (location pending)
•       Mid-September in the Tokyo Region, Japan (date and location pending)
•       September 27-30 in London, England (in conjunction with Eurogamer Expo)
•       October 13-14 in Sao Paulo, Brazil (in conjunction with Brazil Game Show)
•       October 27-28 in Los Angeles, CA
•       October 31 – November 4 in Paris, France (in conjunction with Paris Games Week)
•       December 8 Finals in San Francisco, CA

Capcom are also asking fans of the series to head to their special 25th Anniversary website and share stories of how the games have influenced their lives.

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Rockstar Announce The Max Payne 3 Soundtrack Is Out Now On Itunes

 
Rockstar have announced the soundtrack to Max Payne 3 is out now on iTunes. in the UK, the price of the Album is £7.99. the single TEARS is also out now for £0.79. the soundtrack was composed by HEALTH, with a bonus track by Emicida, a Brazilian MC.

1. SAMPA
2. SHELLS
3. PAINKILLER
4. BLASPHEMY
5. MAX NJ
6. TORTURE
7. MAX DOCKS
8. THE GIRL
9. MAX KILL
10. +90
11. FABIANA
12. MAX FAVELA
13. DEAD
14. GUNS
15. MAX PANAMA
16. THE IMPERIAL PALACE
17. 16 230
18. U.F.E.
19. COMBAT DRUGS
20. PILLS
21. FUTURE
22. MAX FINALE
23. BIRTH
24. SEVERIN
25. PAIN
26. TEARS
27. 9 Circulos (Bonus Track) – Emicida


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Sony Announce PulAR Comes To The PS Vita Next Month, Releases New Screenshots For The AR Game

Sony have revealed the upcoming PS Vita AR Game PulzAR is set to come out next month on the PSN. This AR game has you trying to defend the earth from Asteroids. you have to use the AR Cards to command a network of explosive rockets to blast those Asteroids into harmless Meteorites. you command the rockets by using a lazer beam to guide them to the Asteroid. the AR cards act as mirrors to help angle the beam.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Zen Studios Announce KickBeat, A Music Combat Game Coming To The PS Vita This Year

Zen Studios have revealed KickBeat, an upcoming Music Combat game coming to the PS Vita this year. the idea existed back in 2006 as an idea but it would be 2009 when development on the game started. the story revolves around a hero having to battle for control of the worlds music. this music rhythm game has you fighting enemies that attack you in time of the music.

There are no on screen prompts other than the enemies themselves. you play in the middle and the enemies come towards you. you press the right button from the direction they came. you have the choice of playing with the buttons or by pressing on the screen. Zen Studios went for a martial arts theme because of its rhythmic nature, and the combination with music seemed obvious to them, though this did mean the games development time was long.

The trailer shows some of this story and this action. the trailer also reveals some of the bands whose music is in the game. they include bands like Papa Roach, Celloweller, Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, Blue Stahli, Pendulum, P.O.D., In Flames, Shen Yi, Pre-Fight Hype, Southpaw Swagger, Styles Of Beyond, and Voicians.



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Source: EU Playstation Blog

Ubisoft Reveal E3 Plans, Games For The Wii U, Downloadable Games, Conference On 4th June

Ubisoft have detailed their plans for this years E3. their press conference is on 4th June at 3pm (PDT). you can watch this conference live via YouTube and there will be backstage videos and content from http://uplay.com/e3. Ubisoft have revealed that they will be revealing games for the Wii U, digital titles, have special guests, and surprise announcements during their show. this means, like the PS Vita, they will have more than 1 Wii U game, digital game, and surprise announcement.

Ubisoft have revealed that playable at their booth will be Assassin’s Creed III, Far Cry 3, Rayman Legends, Rocksmith and many more.

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Capcom Announce DmC Comes To PS3 And Xbox 360 On 15th January, Reveal PC Version Is In Development

Capcom have announced the release date for the PS3 and Xbox 360 version of DmC. those versions are set to come out on 15th January 2013 across the USA and EU. Capcom have also announced there will be a PC version of the game and its currently in development. no specific release date has been announced for the PC version other than it's coming late 2013.










Capcom have also revealed Kat. she joined the order at a young age and can see into Limbo. she can't interact with it directly like Dante can, but she can guide Dante through it.

Source: Capcom Unity

Blizzard Announce Diablo III Has Sold Over 3.5 Million Copies In 24 hours, Now Sold Over 6.3 Million


Blizzard Entertainment have announced that Diablo III sold over 3.5 Million copies in just 24 hours. on top of that, over 1.2 Million copies of the game were given to those who subscribed to the World Of Warcarft Annual Pass Promotion. this means on launch day, there were over 4.7 Million players. that figure has risen to over 6.3 Million units sold in the games first week on sale.

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Sony Announce PSN Maintenance, Starts 4pm Thursday And Runs Until 8am Friday

Sony have announced PSN Maintenance. during this maintenance, you won't be able to sign into the PSN. this downtime will start 4pm Thursday and it will run until 8am Friday. the USA times are downtime starting 8:00 am PDT / 10:00 am EDT on Thursday, running until 11:00pm PDT / 2:00am EDT Friday.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Zero Punctuation - Sniper Elite V2

This week sees Yahtzee returning to World War 2 shooters with Sniper Elite V2. he was cautious with it being from Rebellion, but will the game be better than he expects...watch and find out!



Ubisoft Reveal The Far Cry 3 Insane Edition, Includes A Bobble Head, Unique Missions And More

Ubisoft have revealed the Far Cry 3 Insane Edition. Coming 7th September, this will be available on the Xbox 360, PS3, And PC and it includes:

· A 12cm Vaas Wahine with bobble head!
· Monkey Business - Discover Hurk, a new memorable character and quest giver, and his four unique missions (1 hour additional gameplay)
· The Lost Expeditions -Two suspenseful action packed missions totaling over 40 minutes of additional gameplay and an exclusive weapon (The Japanese gun)
· The Hunter Pack – The M700 hunting rifle and its three collector’s skins.
· The Warrior Pack - A handcrafted dagger and two exclusive tribal tattoos.
· The Predator Pack - Four exclusive rare predators and a multiplayer bow.
· An ‘Insanity Guide’ containing hints and tips to help you survive the island

The Insane Edition has a list price of £49.99 on PC and £59.99 on consoles Via Ubisoft's Store.



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Ubisoft Announce Babel Rising Comes ToThe PSN And XBLA On 13th June, 14th June To Mobiles, And 27th June To PC

Ubisoft have revealed the release dates for Babel Rising. it comes out first on the PSN and XBLA on 13th June. these console versions support Kinect on Xbox 360 and Playstation Move on the PS3. Babel Rising 3D comes to the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android on 14th June. a downloadable PC version is set to come out on 27th June. a Windows Phone 7 version is planned but no release date has been announced.

In Babel Rising players are God and you have to stop humans from building the Tower of Babel. you use your divine powers against the Babylonians. the two videos are for the Console versions. they have the same in-game action but show the different Kinect/ Playstation Move Controls.





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Sega Have Announced Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz Comes To The PS Vita On 23rd October

Sega have announced Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz is coming to the PS Vita on 23rd October. Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz has over 100 stages and 8 mini-games to play through as as well as PS Vita specific features. you can use the tilt controls, the cameras can be used to take pictures of real world objects to create stages with. there is online multiplayer and global leaderboards.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Nintendo Have Revealed Ways Fans Can Keep Up To Date With E3 Across The Web, TV, And Social Networks



Nintendo have revealed their plans for consumers to experience Nintendo at E3. Nintendo's press conference starts 9AM 5th June and people can watch it live on TV, via Spike TV and MTV2, and on Facebook. as well as the press conference, Nintendo will be using social networks like YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook to keep fans up to date with announcements, reveals, and the Wii U. Nintendo have provided the following breakdown:

• Web: Starting today, fans can go online to visit the Nintendo All-Access @ E3 2012 website at http://e3.nintendo.com for the latest information about new and upcoming games and hardware from Nintendo. The site will be optimized for smartphones, so people can keep up-to-date while on the go. Visitors to the site also can watch a live stream of the Nintendo All-Access Presentation @ E3 2012 starting at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Tuesday, June 5.

Television: Nintendo is partnering with Viacom as the exclusive television broadcaster for the Nintendo All-Access Presentation @ E3 2012. Viewers with access to the Spike TV or MTV2 networks can watch the presentation live with no commercial interruptions.

Facebook: Facebook users can visit and Like the Nintendo page athttp://www.facebook.com/nintendo to get regular updates from the E3 Expo and connect with other Nintendo fans. A special E3 Expo tab will make it simple to access E3 Expo content, including video clips and a Nintendo Instagram gallery. The Nintendo @ E3 Expo app will also allow users to stream the Nintendo All-Access Presentation @ E3 2012 and other events on Facebook.

YouTube: Nintendo will be posting video updates from the show on its YouTube Channels at http://www.youtube.com/nintendo. The lineup of videos will include sneak peeks at upcoming hardware and software as well as interviews with game developers.

Twitter: Twitter users can follow Nintendo (@NintendoAmerica) to receive tweets from the show. Nintendo representatives will also be live-tweeting events such as the Nintendo All-Access Presentation @ E3 2012 on June 5.

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Sony Announce Uncharted 1 And 2 Are Coming To The PSN For Download, Free Uncharted 2 DLC Until 26th June


Sony have announced Naughty Dog's Uncharted: Drakes Fortune and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves are coming to the PS3 PSN from 26th June. in celebration of this, Uncharted 2 DLC will be free on the PSN to download. this has gone live on the USA store already but it will go live worldwide when the PSN Store updates. the Uncharted 2 DLC will stay free until 26th June. The DLC includes:

  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves “Drake’s Fortune” MP Pack
  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves “Golden Guns”
  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves “PlayStation Heroes” Skin Pack
  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves “Sidekick Skin Pack”
  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves “Siege Expansion Pack”

Source: USA Playstation Blog

TT Games Have Released A new Trailer For LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

TT Games have released a new trailer for LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes. this trailer shows the several DC characters in the game and some of the situations you'll find yourself in.

 
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Capcom Acknowledge Street Fighter X Tekken Patch 1.04 Has Brought A Game Breaking Bug To The Game, Working On A Fix



Capcom have acknowledged that the recently released 1.04 patch has brought a game breaking bug to the game. when players throw knife like objects into the path of a fireball, the game will crash. Capcom say they are working on the problem and plan to have a patch out in June.

Source: Capcom Unity

Sony Have Released A Launch Trailer For Sorcery

Sony have released a launch trailer for Sorcery.




Source: EU Playstation Blog

Techland And Deep Silver Announce Dead Island: Game Of The Year Edition, Coming 26th June To PS3, PC, And Xbox 360


Deep Silver and Techland have announced Dead Island: Game Of The Year Edition. coming 26th June to the USA and Canada, and 6th July across the EU, this Game Of The Year Edition has the game and includes the DLC Bloodbath Arena, Ryder White, And The Ripper. Dead Island has sold over 3 Million units so far.



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Ubisoft Announce Rayman Origins On The 3DS Comes Out From 7th June, Release New Trailer

Ubisoft have announced he 3DS version of Rayman Origins is set to come out across the USA on 7th June and across the UK on 8th June. Ubisoft have also released a new trailer for the game, revealing the game has some 3D enhancements and the bottom screen shows how far you are into a level.

Firaxis And 2K Announce XCOM: Enemy Unknown Comes To The UK On 12th October For PS3, PC, And Xbox 360

2K Games and Firaxis Games have announced that XCOM: Enemy Unknown is set to come out across the UK on PS3, PC, and Xbox 360 on 12th October. they have also revealed some pre-order bonuses, depending on retailer. the Elite Soldier Pack will be limited in quantities, and the PC version of the game will have it's own Pre-Order Exclusive. The Elite Soldier Pack comes with:

  • Classic X-COM Soldier: Players will instantly receive a new recruit in their barracks inspired by the original X-COM: UFO Defense. The iconic soldier with the blonde, flattop hairstyle will return in his full glory, modernized with the rest of the XCOM universe.
  • Soldier Deco packs: Players can customize their soldier with several aesthetic upgrades to armor suits, including the new Hyperion and Reaper soldier armor kits.
  • Complete color customization: A variety of colors and tints for all armor sets in the game allow players complete control to customize their squad’s look.

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Sega And Gearbox Have Released A New In-Game Trailer For Aliens: Colonial Marines Revealing Story And Action

Sega and Gearbox have released a new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines. this trailer shows in-game action which reveals some of the story but mostly shows action against the Aliens and some different situations.


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Monday, May 21, 2012

Sony Have Released A New Resistance: Burning Skies Video Revealing Near's Social Feature

Sony have released a new video for Resistance: Burning Skies on the PS Vita. this video reveals how you can use Near to spread the Chimerian Virus to your friends. in-doing so, you get a multiplayer boost. you can either get the infection from Near or from the online multiplayer. the video also shows more in-game action.



Source: EU Playstation Blog

Sony Have Released A New Retro City Rampage Preview For The PS Vita, Reveal Game Is Being Bug Fixed

Sony have released a new video for Retro City Rampage, previewing the game on the PS Vita. the preview features the games developer Brian provinciano and he talks about how easy the game was to bring to the PS Vita over the PS3. he also reveals some bonuses the PS Vita allows, the Vita has a dot-matrix simulation which means the game, or parts of it, can have a Gameboy/Game Gear look to it. the PS Vita will also feature a choice of screen modes, the entire 16:9 image on the screen but the characters may look small, or a standard mode where things are bigger. the game development is currently done and it's being bug fixed. once it's clean, so to speak, they'll release it soon after.



Source: EU Playstation Blog

Ubisoft And RedLynx Announce Trials Evolution Has Sold More Than 500,000 On XBLA


Ubisoft have announced Trials Evolution has sold over 500,000 since it's launch on XBLA. the game has also got a Metacritic score of 91, based on 73 positive reviews, this makes it the second highest score an Xbox 360 game has received in 2012. Redlynx have also revealed there have been more than 60,000 custom tracks made using the in-game level editor.

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Activision Have Released A Developer Diary For The Amazing Spider-Man Introducing Web Rush

Activision and Beenox have released a new developer video for The Amazing Spider-Man. this video introduces the Web Rush Game Mechanic. the video shows it in action, but the point is that there are certain objects you can interact with via Web Rush in the game. these can be cars, people, and buildings. it could mean a strong attack, leaping from cars at speed, or just moving across the world quick pulling of stunts.


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Sanzaru Games Have Released A New Gameplay Video For Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time Showing Circus Action

Sanzaru Games have released a new gameplay video for Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. this video is taken from a level set in a circus and it shows Sly completing it. the video shows the new ability to change costumes, in this level changing costumes grants him the ability to shoot arrows with ropes attached.


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Warner Bros. And Monolith Have Released A New Gotham City Imposters Trailer Introducing The Free Arkham Asylum Map

Warner Bros. And Monolith have released a new trailer for Gotham City Imposters introducing the free Akham Asylum Map. this map came out with the latest DLC which is out now... plus it is free.


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UK Game Charts; Max Payne 3, DIABLO 3, FIFA Street, Sniper Elite V2, FIFA 12

We have a new number 1 this week with Max Payne 3. the second highest new entry this week is a PC game and it comes in at number 2 with DIABLO 3. further down at 17 we had a re-entry with Catherine, and Rayman Origins at 20. there was a fair amount of movement in the chart this week as well.


1 - Max Payne 3
2 - DIABLO 3
3 - FIFA Street
4 - Sniper Elite V2
5 - FIFA 12
6 -  [Prototype 2]
7 - Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
8 - Battlefield 3
9 - Assassin's Creed: Revelations
10 - Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Game
11 - Mass Effect 3
12 - Skylanders: Spryo's Adventure
13 - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13
14 - Kinect Star Wars
15 - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
16 - Batman: Arkham City
17 - Catherine
18 - Saints Row: The Third
19 - Football Manager 2012
20 - Rayman Origins

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

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Friday, May 18, 2012

Sega And Three Rings Announce Over 3 Million Spiral Knights Accounts Have Been Made



Sega and Three Rings have announced their free to play game Spiral Knights now has over 3 Million accounts. in celebration, there will not be an energy cost to use all elevators from now to 19th May, Saturday. Thee Rings have also announced that more levels are coming, improved combat, and new Guilds and more group work.

Source: Sega Blog

Sanzaru Games Announce Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time Is Coming To The PS Vita

Sanzaru Games have announced they will Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time to the PS Vita. this will be the same game that will be released on the PS Vita but with some PS Vita exclusive features. the game will make use of both touch screens and motion controls. you can also take your save game from the PS Vita version and continue the game on the PS3, and Vice Versa.


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Source: EU Playstation Blog

Grip Games Have Released The First Developer Diary For Foosball 2012 Showing Move Controls

Grip Games have released the first developer dairy for Foosball 2012. this short video focuses on showing Playstation Move and controller gameplay.



Source: EU Playstation Blog

THQ Have Released A New Cinematic Trailer For Darksiders II Featuring Death

THQ have released a new cinematic trailer for Darksiders 2. this trailer shows Death in action and taking on a giant enemy.

 
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Activision And Eutechnyx Announce NASCAR The Game: Inside Line For Xbox 360, PS3, And Wii


Activision and Eutechnyx have revealed this years NASCAR game. coming this fall, NASCAR The Game: Inside line is set to come out on PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii and it will feature all the 23 racetracks and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Drivers. Developers Brain In A Jar have revealed they are working with Eutechnyx on the Wii version of the game. the game is being developed separately from the HD Console versions to ensure the game takes advantage of the Wii Hardware. Inside Line features a new in-depth career mode, which can see you rising up through the ranks earning more sponsorship and better car parts, and more robust online features.

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Konami Announce The Metal Gear Solid HD Collection Comes To PS Vita On 12th June


Konami have announced the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection comes out on the PS Vita on 12th June.

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Rocksteady And Warner Bros. Have Released A New Harley Quinn's Revenge DLC Trailer For Batman Arkham: City

Rocksteady and Warner Bros. have released a new trailer for Batman: Arkham City. this trailer is for the upcoming Harley Quinn's Revenge DLC.


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