Thursday, March 15, 2012

Nintendo Announce Rhythm Thief & The Emperor Treasure Comes To The 3DS On 5th April

Sega and Nintendo have announced Rhythm Thief & The Emperor Treasure is set to come out across the EU on the 3DS on 5th April. this rhythm based game has over 50 challenges to play. a demo for Rhythm Thief & The Emperor Treasure came out today on the 3DS eShop. Rhythm Thief & The Emperor Treasure also has a multiplayer mode where, over local Wireless or Download Play, you can challenge your friends in several multiplayer levels. Rhythm Thief & The Emperor Treasure uses Street Pass to introduce new characters to the game map. to keep that character on your map, you have to beat their high score in a rhythm game battle. you can have up to 90 fans on your map at a time.

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The Pokémon Company Reveal The Japanese Boxart For Pokémon Black 2 And Pokémon White 2

The Pokémon Company have revealed the boxart for Pokémon Black 2, above, And Pokémon White 2, below. information about the games is still light, all that is currently known is that these are going to be new adventures, and not a release of the first Pokémon Black and White games.

Source: Pokemon Japan
Game Info From Bulbanews

Activision Announce Transformers Prime Is Coming To The Wii, DS, And 3DS This Year

Activison have announced a new Transformers game is coming to the Wii, DS, and 3DS this year. Transformers Prime is currently in development at Now Production, the Wii and 3DS versions, and Altron is doing the DS version.

Transformers Prime is based on the current Transformers Prime cartoon and lets gamers play as Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Arcee, Ratchet, and Bulkhead. Transformers Prime has you, the Autobots, making friends with the Humans and defending them against the Decepticons.

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Insoniac Announce The Ratchet And Clank Trilogy Comes To T On 18th Mayhe PS3

Insomniac announce The Ratchet And Clank Trilogy for the PS3. this collection features Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank: Locked & Loaded and Ratchet & Clank 3. the games are being remastered by Idol Minds to 1080p HD, 720p 3D, and 3 platinum trophies. Insomniac have also announced the Multiplayer mode from Ratchet & Clank 3 will be included.


Source: EU Playstation Blog

Codemasters Have Released A New Trailer For Dirt Showdown Showing Crashes

Codemasters have released a new trailer for Dirt Showdown. this trailer uses in-game action to show a few different tracks and many vehicles crashing into each other. these destruction racers can be found in the destruction focused game modes like Rampage and Knock Out Mode.

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Namco Bandai Announce Soul Calibur V Update Coming 21st March For PS3 And Xbox 360

Namco Bandai have announced a new free game update is coming to the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Soul Calibur V. this update will bring new online ranked game search optimization, gameplay tweaks, and character balance adjustments for all the characters in the game. this adjustment is based on player feedback. this update is set to come out 21st March.

Namco Bandai have also announced Monthly DLC is coming to the game from 3rd April. these will be costume packs for the Creation mode.

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Eyebrow Interactive Have Released A Launch Trailer For The PS3 PSN Game Closure

Eyebrow Interactive have released a launch trailer for Closure. Closure is their upcoming PS3 PSN Puzzle Platformer that is set to come out 27th March. they say the idea of the game is to manipulate lights to phase objects in and out of reality. for example, if you can see it, it doesn't exist. the team is made up of 3 people and they have been working on the game for 3 years. Closure will cost $14.99 when it comes out, or $11.99 for Playstation Plus subscribers.

Source: USA Playstation Blog

Blizzard Announce Diablo III Comes Out 15th May

Blizzard have announced Diablo III is coming out for PC and Mac on 15th May. from today, Diablo III is available for pre-order from so people can reserve their digital copy. the game will also be available at retail. the suggested retail and digital price of the game is £44.99. a Special collectors edition sold exclusively at retail has a suggested retail price of £69.99. this Collectors Edition comes with:
  • a copy of the game, 
  • the Diablo III Soundtrack, 
  • a 208 page art of Diablo III Book, 
  • 4 GB USB Soulstone (with full versions of Diablo II and Diablo II: Lord Of Destruction)
  • Exclusive in-game content for Diablo III, World Of Warcraft, and Starcraft II: Wings Of Liberty.
Blizzard also reminds World Of Warcraft players, if they sign up for the World Of Warcraft Annual Pass, they will receive a free digital copy of Diablo III, which they get on 15th May, a exclusive World Of Warcraft in-game mount, and access to the World Of Warcraft: Mists Of Pandaria Beta. this offer expires on 1st May.

Minimum PC Specs:
Windows® XP/Vista/7 (latest service packs) with DX 9.0c
Intel Pentium® D 2.8 GHz or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 4400+
NVIDIA® GeForce® 7800 GT or ATI Radeon™ X1950 Pro or better
1 GB RAM (XP), 1.5 GB (Vista/7)
12 GB available HD space
DVD-ROM (required for retail disc versions only)
Broadband* Internet connection
1024x748 minimum resolution

Recommended PC Specs:
Windows® Vista/7 (latest service packs)
Intel® Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 5600+ 2.8 GHz
NVIDIA® GeForce® 260 or ATI Radeon™ HD 4870 or better

Minimum Mac Specs:
Mac® OS X 10.6.8, 10.7.x or newer
Intel® Core 2 Duo
NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GT or ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 or better
12 GB available HD space
DVD-ROM (required for retail disc versions only)
Broadband* Internet connection
1024x768 minimum resolution

Recommended Mac Specs: 
Mac® OS X 10.7.x or newer
Intel® Core 2 Duo
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M or ATI Radeon™ HD 4670 or better

System Requirements From Battlenet

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