Wednesday, August 1, 2012

EA Have Released A New Medal Of Honor Warfighter Trailer For The Preacher Character

EA have released a new video for Medal Of Honor Warfighter. this trailer focuses on the Preacher character, from the games single player campaign.

OUYA Have Revealed A Special Edition Console For Last Week On Kickstarter, Confirm Controller Buttons And Announce VEVO

OUYA is in it's last week on Kickstarter now. to celebrate this, and the support the devs have had, they are offering a special edition OUYA console. the colour was personally chosen by Yves Behar and will only be available during this last week of Kickstarter. this Special Edition OUYA costs $140 (with additional money for posting overseas). At time of writing, the Kickstarter has received 47,297 backers who have pledged $6,137,034 of which 1752 have signed up for this special edition console.

OUYA have also revealed the symbols in the controller buttons. before they were just coloured, but after concerns from the colour blind community, OUYA have confirmed the buttons will spell O U Y A.

The last bit of news is the announcement that VEVO will be bringing music to OUYA. the VEVO service will be coming at OUYA's launch.

Source: OUYA Kickstarter

Ubisoft Have Released A New Far Cry 3 Walk-through For Co-op

Ubisoft have released a new video for Far Cry 3. this video is a narrated walk-through for the co-op mode. in Co-Op you get to play as 1 of 4 characters that are made just for co-op. there are loadouts you can make to equip. the story of Co-op takes place before the main single player game and these characters are after the guy who screwed them over. the video shows in-game action of co-op action, offering hints like healing a teammate taking hits earns bonus points.

BioWare Announce Star Wars: The Old Republic Will Be Getting A Free To Play Option This Fall

EA and BioWare have announced a free to play option is coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic this fall. this free to play option will give players the chance to play as 8 character classes and level up to 50. unlimited game access will be made available through individual purchases or through a subscription option.

So from fall, there are two different ways to play Star Wars: The Old Republic:
  • Subscription – A service designed for players who want unrestricted access to all the game features via ongoing subscription or by redeeming a Game Time Card. In addition to gaining access to all game content as our current subscribers do now, subscribers will receive ongoing monthly grants of Cartel Coins, the new virtual currency that will be introduced later this fall. Cartel Coins can be used to purchase valuable in-game items including customizable gear and convenience features that will enhance the game play experience.      
  • Free-To-Play – The first 50 levels will be Free-to-Play, with restrictions on access to new content and advanced player features. Some restrictions can be “unlocked” with Cartel Coins.

Press Release

Zero Punctuation - The Amazing Spider-Man

This week Yahtzee plays The Amazing Spider-Man, the movie tie-in game. it's been a while since an epic Spider-Man game was released but will this new approach work or will it just end up being another also ran game?

Funcom Have Announce The First Content Update For The Secret World Is Out Now, Play For Free This Weekend

Funcom have announced the first update to The Secret World is out now. these updates are called Issues and the first Issue brings new investigation missions (questing) to the game. the marketplace now lets you trade with players in other dimensions. 

Funcom have also announced that The Secret World will be free to play this weekend. from 4PM GMT on 3rd August until 7AM 6th August, anyone can sign up and play The Secret World for free. if you had an account with the game that has now expired, including Early Access and Beta Accounts, you can log back in with your information.

There is an in-game promotion also live during the weekend. every character will get fireworks, and there is a in-game challenge. complete 30 in-game missions and help those in need and recieve a special in-game t-shirt and 1200 bonus points.

Press Release

Frima Studio Announce Lights, Camera, Party! For The PS3, Coming 28th August To The PSN

Frima Studios have announced Lights, Camera, Party! for the Playstation 3. this Playstation Move party game is set to come out on 28th August on the PSN. the game makes use of 1 Playstation Move controller and lets you play as the Funzinis. they're a family who have been forced to compete in game shows to win a new home. you compete in 5 rounds, modelled after a type of tv show, and 24 mini games, in all the game has 50 mini-games. the game supports up to 8 player multiplayer.


Source: USA Playstation Blog