Monday, March 5, 2012

Halfbrick Announce Fruit Ninja Kinect Has Been Downloaded Over 1 Million Times Since Its Launch In August 2011

Halfbrick have announced Fruit Ninja Kinect has been downloaded over 1 million times since the game was released on XBLA back in August 2011. The game is currently available for 800 MS Points.

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Ubisoft Have Released The Debut Trailer For Assassin's Creed 3

Ubisoft have released the debut trailer for Assassin's Creed 3. this cinematic trailer shows your new character killing several English soldiers and running through the tree tops. the trailer ends with a big battle between the English and the Americans.

The Youtube page also offers a little titbit about the games' story:
"The American Colonies, 1775. As a Native American warrior fights to protect his land and his people, he will ignite the flames of a young nation's revolution."

CCP Announce Dust 514 Will Be Free To Play On The Playstation 3

CCP, the developers behind Eve Online, have announced Dust 514 on the PS3 will be free to play. this means Dust 514 will become the first free to play MMO on the PS3 that will support microtransactions. More Information about Dust 514 will be revealed from 22nd March when CCP holds their annual FanFest convention in Iceland.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

BioWare Announce Star Wars: The Old Republic Game Update 1.2, Detail Friends Trial Program

BioWare have announced game update 1.2 is coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic. this update, titled Legacy, is set to come out in April. Legacy brings new high level content to the game, including PvP Warzone Rankings and Guild Banks, along with enhancements to the game’s innovative Legacy system. Legacy also brings improved UI customization and gameplay fixes and more:

·         Flashpoint: Lost Island continues the Kaon Under Siege Flashpoint from Game Update 1.1 – Rise of the Rakghouls. Players must survive a menacing island of mystery on Ord Mantell as they hunt for clues to the Rakghoul virus outbreak that ravaged the Tion Hegemony. But the answers to this riddle may prove fatal!

·         Operation: Explosive Conflict sends groups of eight or sixteen Imperial or Republic players to a new zone on the planet of Denova, where traitors and mercenaries are selling the rare explosive mineral baradium to the highest bidder. Players will battle through hordes of Droids, mercenaries and deadly creatures all fighting for control of the planet and its valuable resources.

·         Warzone:  Novare Coast pits two teams in an epic battle to control multiple mortar locations and use them to bombard vulnerable enemy bases.  Like the Huttball Warzone, Novare Coast can be played Republic vs. Empire or with players of the same faction fighting each other in a thrilling contest of wills to determine each side’s greatest champions.

BioWare have also announced the Star Wars: The Old Republic "Friends Trial" program. this allows current subscribers to invite up to 3 friends for a 7 day trial of the game. those in the trial can level up to lvl 15, across all 8 classes, and get a special promotional price to get Star Wars: The Old Republic digitally from Origin.

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UK Game Charts; SSX, FIFA 12, Mario Party 9, Uncharted Golden Abyss, Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games

This week sees new entry SSX claiming the number 1 spot in the charts. another high new entry this week was Mario Party 9, on the Wii, coming in at number 3. PS Vita games hung around the charts with Uncharted: Golden Abyss at4, FIFA Football at 8, and Rayman Origins at 16. there was a fair bit of movement in this weeks chart, when compared to last week, and we also saw re-entries from Batman: Arkham City at 12 and Uncharted 3 at 19.

1 - SSX
2 - FIFA 12
3 - Mario Party 9
4 - Uncharted: Golden Abyss
5 - Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games
6 - UFC Undisputed 3
7 - Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
8 - FIFA Football
9 - Assassin's Creed: Revelations
10 - Battlefield 3
11 - Syndicate
12 - Batman: Arkham City
13 - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
14 - Zumba Fitness
15 - Final Fantasy XIII-2
16 - Rayman: Origins
17 - Just Dance 3
18 - Saints Row: The Third
19 - Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception
20 - RAGE

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

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