Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Plastic Studios Announce Datura, An Upcoming Playstation 3 Move Game

Plastic Studios, the developers behind linger In Shadows, have announced a new game for the Playstation 3. Datura has been developed for the Playstation 3 Move Controller. In Datura, you find your self in a mysterious forest and you navigate.

Plastic Studios say you will experience the world visually and empirically, an illusion that you really touch trees, faces and other objects. Datura is a story that you participate in. as you travel you will face choices and have to deal with their consequences...and the wonder if it was the right or wrong choice.

SourceEU Playstation Blog

Halfbrick Announce Jetpack Joyride Update 1.3 Comes This April For Free

Halfbrick have announced Jetpack Joyride is getting a new free update this April. the game has already been downloaded over 16 Million times and this update will be bringing new features to the game including new items in the stash and:
  • Air Barrys - Leap gracefully over obstacles with these designer sneakers.
  • Ezy-Dodge Missiles - If you're going to play a game of chicken with a missile, make sure it's an Ezy-Dodge!
  • Free Ride - Stop off at the motor pool before smashing through the laboratory wall. Why didn't Barry think of this earlier?   
Press Release

2K Sports Have Released A Launch Trailer For Major League Baseball 2K12, Announce New $1 Million Perfect Game Challenge

2K Sports have released the launch trailer for Major League Baseball 2K12. 2K Sports have also announced there will be another $1 Million Perfect Game Challenge. 

this years challenge will run from Major League Baseball's Opening Day, 4th April. a change this year is a live, eight-person single elimination tournament to determine who walks away with the $1 million grand prize. The finalists will be determined by a dynamic leaderboard ranking the top perfect games thrown. Gamers can repeatedly attempt to improve their position on the leaderboard through April 30, 2012. For more on this year's Perfect Game Challenge, please visit facebook.com/mlb2k.

Press Release

UK Digital January PC Game Charts; Star Wars The Old Republic, From Dust, Bastion, Battlefield 3

UKIE and GfK Chart Track have unveiled the first UK chart for PC Downloads. this digital download chart is currently in Beta and is the top 20 for the month of January. this chart is based on sales data from 10 companies, estimated to be around 40% of the overall digital PC market.
  1. Star Wars: The Old Republic
  2. From Dust
  3. Bastion
  4. Battlefield 3
  5. Batman: Arkham City
  6. Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  7. Anno 2070
  8. Assassin's Creed 2 (Collectors Edition)
  9. Assassin's Creed Revelations
  10. Hitman Collection
  11. Anno 2070 (Collectors Edition)
  12. Assassin's Creed
  13. The Sims 3
  14. F.E.A.R.3
  15. R.U.S.E
  16. Dark Messiah Of Might And Magic
  17. Hitman: Blood Money
  18. Heroes Of Might And Magic 6
  19. Batman: Arkham Asylum
  20. Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7
Press Release

Ubisoft Have Released A Launch Trailer For I Am Alive

Ubisoft have released a launch trailer for I Am Alive. the trailer tells some of the games' backstory whilst also showing in-game action of the main character trying to stay alive. the youtube page also has this comment under the video:

"Nobody knows what really happened on that day. Most people died, and the few remaining survivors are just as damaged as our world after the Event. In this craziness, you have to fight to survive, because humanity is just a stupid dream that disappeared with the rest of our life."