Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Naughty Dog Detail The New Uncharted 3 Fort Co-Op DLC And Skins DLC

Naughty Dog have detailed the new Uncharted 3 Fort Co-Op Adventure and Skins Pack. the new co-op adventure, which came out today in the USA, features Zoran Lazarević, Eddy Raja, and Harry Flynn working together exploring the mystery behind the Janus head statue, from the on disc co-op adventure.

The 3 Skin pack, which are out today in the USA, bring new rogues to the game as well as some other characters fatter. These DLC Packs should hit the EU PSN store tomorrow.

The next DLC for Uncharted 3 is set to come out on 21st February, in the USA, and this is the second Flashback Map Pack. All DLC mentioned here is free to Fortune Hunters' Club members.

Source: USA Playstation Blog

Lightbox And Sony Reveal The Starhawk Limited Edition

Sony and Lightbox have revealed the Starhawk Limited Edition. coming out the same day as the standard edition, 8th May, this Limited Edition comes with:

  • Maw of Despair Outcast Pack: Includes the Maw of Despair Co-op Map and Shade Warrior MP Skin:
    This challenging co-op mission takes place deep beneath the planet’s surface in a particularly dangerous Rift mine. The Maw of Despair is home to the oldest Outcast tribe, the Shade Warriors. The heart of each Shade Warrior blazes with pure Rift energy, granting them extra toughness and combat ability. The firefights you’ll encounter in the Maw of Despair co-op mission will push your shooting skills to the edge!
  • Echo Scrapyard Rifter Pack: Includes the Scrapyard Homeworld and Huxley Ardin MP Skin
    An exclusive player Homeworld, the Echo Scrapyard features Huxley’s mechanics shop and junkyard — known throughout the Frontier as the best place in the Frontier for Rifters to get spare parts for their Razorbacks and Sidewinders. And in the canyon basin below, Huxley’s shop is a network of roads and trails for players to hone their own Razorback 4×4 and Sidewinder Jetbike driving skills.
  • Starhawk Concept Art PS3 Theme: Decorate your PS3 with the amazing concept art that help bring the Starhawk Universe to life. Only available through the Starhawk Limited Edition.
  • Copy of the Original Warhawk (PSone): Download and play the title that started it all!
  • Official Starhawk Soundtrack: Christopher Lennertz’s sweeping original score available as a PSN download.
Anyone who pre-orders the game at GameStop, in the USA, will automatically be upgraded to the  Limited Edition version of the game.

Source: USA Playstation Blog

Activision Announce Skylanders Giants, The Sequel To Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

Activision have announced Skylanders Giants, the sequel to Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure. Skylanders Giants will continue the line of toys and games and it will be fully compatible with all the Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure toys and customisations. there will be new toys, new challenges, and a new story driven adventure. Activision detail more of the features:
  • Going Big: Skylanders Giants introduces eight new highly collectible figures that are more than twice the size of the main skylanders cast in both physical and virtual form. Their in-game powers and abilities reflect their colossal scale.
  • Bright Lights: Helping to further the real world magic of bringing toys to life, Skylanders Giants includes a set of characters that feature spectacular new light technology integrated into the toys, allowing the figure to light up when near or on the Portal of Power™. These characters have additional in-game benefits as well.  Batteries are not required. 
  • Brand New Skylanders: Eight new regular sized skylanders, each with their own unique powers, abilities, and personality, join the adventure alongside the Giants. 
  • Forward Compatibility: Every beloved character from Skylanders Spyro's Adventure is 100% compatible with Skylanders Giants, leveled-up stats and customizations intact. 
  • Wider Worlds: Portal Masters will see all new arenas and more gameplay options in Battle Mode for exciting head-to-head play, as well as enhanced Elemental Zones, new Hero Challenges, and other features that encourage players to collect and level up every character. 
Activision have also announced Toys R Us will continue as the marquee retailer for Skylanders.

Press Release

Microsoft Announce The Kinect Star Wars Bundle And Game Come Out 3rd April

Microsoft have announced the release date for Kinect Star Wars and the Kinect Star Wars Console Bundle come out on 3rd April. LucasArts have also revealed some new features for the game. these include Space Battles, Speeder Bikes and Landspeeders, and a Galactic Dance Off Mode. those who buy the Kinect Star Wars Console Bundle will get an exclusive code for C-390 in the Dance Mode.

Source: Major Nelson

Capcom And SoundCloud Announce Street Fighter X Tekken Competition

Capcom and SoundCloud have announced they are teaming up for a Street Fighter X Tekken Competition. Fans of the game are bring asked to create their own tracks using vocal samples from each game, Tekken and Street Fighter. the best of these tracks will then be showcased during the Street Fighter X Tekken launch event in London on 29th February. of them, one Street Fighter and one Tekken finalist will be picked to battle it out.

You can listen to current entries here on Facebook.

Press Release

Microsoft Announce Microsoft Flight Comes Out 29th February On PC

Microsoft have announced Microsoft Flight is set to come out on PC on 29th February. the game will be available for free, with content available to purchase for a price. the first of these content packs will also be out on 29th February, it lets you explore the Hawaiian islands, 20 new missions, and 1 new aircraft. Gamers who sign up for the game with Games For Windows Live will also get access to 2 other aircraft, the The Maule M-7-260C and The North American P-51 Mustang, which they can purchase.

Press Release

Naughty Dog Announce And Detail Uncharted 3 Patch 1.04, Patch Should Be Out Now

Naughty Dog have announced a new patch for Uncharted 3 is out now. patch 1.04 "· Fixes for Hard and Crushing Co-op Adventure Mode that address treasure sets that could not be completed ". The patch also prepares the game for future DLC, more details on this DLC will be revealed soon.

Source: NaughtyDog.com