Friday, August 3, 2012

EA Announce FIFA 13 For The Wii U

EA have announced FIFA 13 is coming out on the Wii U. no release date was announced, but i think the game will come out on or shortly after the Wii U Launch. the game makes use of both the TV and Wii U GamePad. you can use the GamePad to aim the ball in set pieces and penalty kicks. you can use it in Team Management Control where you can send instructions to 4 other players like a change of tactics or tell computer players to run. The GamePad can also be used to view stats of a match or a player at any time.

Key Features
  • Award-winning Gameplay—Enjoy the award-winning FIFA franchise gameplay, optimized for Wii-U. The Player Impact Engine delivers real-world physicality in every interaction on the pitch with an infinite variety of natural and believable outcomes in every contact. Utilize Precision Dribbling to take on opponents 1-on-1 with the touch to be creative in tight spaces, on the wings, and even while fending off an opponent.
  • Lift and Look—See the game from the player’s on-field perspective and enjoy creative new ways to take free kicks and penalties. Simply lift and look through the GamePad screen to aim the ball, put the desired curve on the shot, and let fly. Look to see which teammates are positioned for more dangerous opportunities.
  • Shake and Shoot—Enjoy complete control of shooting— the most rewarding part of football. Shake the GamePad to activate the shooting zone, touch the screen to pick a spot precisely on goal, and fire away.
  • Tap and Tackle— Take control of a specific defender by tapping on the player using the touch screen, taking all the guess work out of auto switching. Use the touch screen to man mark or tackle and opponents simply by tapping on the attacking player and watching your closest defender mark or tackle him.
  • Precision Passing— Be more creative on the pitch, making decisive passes with precision and long balls with ease utilizing the touch screen.
  • Play Together—You decide how to play—hands-on, manage, or play and manage. One player manages while up to four others play in Co-op Mode. Available in Exhibition Match, Tournaments and Career Mode.
  • Connect with Friends –Use the Friends Tab to interact with friends while playing the game. See friends online and message with them quickly and easily using touch-screen texting.
  • Complete Control Full Team Management Control on the GamePad lets you change formations, make subs, switch player positions, change every facet of a team’s tactics, and even set man markers all without interrupting the game. Use the Interactive Radar to control all of your players on the pitch. Make your own defined defense splitting runs or get defenders to track back on defence.
  • Manage the Match—Take the reins as the manager and watch the game unfold, making key strategic real-time decisions using the GamePad. Make half-time team talks and try to motivate key players. Gamers can chose to manage the team in all of the main game modes, including Tournaments and Career, and can even intervene and take control if the outcome is in doubt.
  • Manager Hub - Analyze the match by looking at match or player specific stats to help make managerial decisions. Tap on any player to get full statistical analysis, including the opposition. See who’s having a great game or who is having a shocker. See where all the shots are being taken from to know where to strengthen or who to man mark. See a player’s performance stats and even their energy to help you make more informed substitutions.
  • Real-World Drama – Experience the same drama and storylines as the real world of football, either as a player or manager, with their consequences being played out on and off the pitch in Career Mode. See storylines play out in the press, experience the emotion and urgency of Transfer Deadline Day, and discover new talent using the scouting network.
  • Go Online—Compete in ranked online seasonal play with promotions and relegations. Play 10-game seasons and earn enough points to be promoted or avoid relegation. Higher divisions mean better competition. Compete for Cups and in dynamic tournaments.
  • Touch Screen Navigation— Utilize the Gamepad to quickly select your favourite game modes and features. A much simpler and quicker way to get to the action.
  • Complete Authenticity—Compete with over 500 officially licensed clubs in 11 v 11 matches in authentic stadiums from around the world.
  • HD Graphics—Stunning player models, graphics and animations in High Definition.

Press Release

Tarsier Studios Announce LittleBigPlanet On The PS Vita Comes Out 19th September, Release New Behind The Scenes Look

Tarsier Studios have announced the EU Release date for LittleBigPlanet on the PS Vita is on 19th September. pre-order incentives for the game exist with either the BioShock Pack or the Knights Of The Old Pack. Tarsier have also released a new behind the scenes look at the development of LittleBigPlanet, they talk about the ideas behind the PS Vita version and creating the game, they also show in-game action.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Hi-Rez Studios Have Released A New Video For SMITE Revealing The God Anhur

Hi-Rez studios have released a new video for SMITE. SMITE is a free-to-play online game that sees gods facing off against each other, it is currently in a closed Beta. SMITE is similar to DoTA, but instead of a overhead camera view its a close third person camera. this video introduces a new god in the game called Anhur. the video also shows his abilities and shows in-game action.

Future announce HMV Is The Headline Sponsor For This Years GamesMaster Golden Joystick Awards

Future have announced this years GamesMaster Golden Joystick Awards headline sponsor is HMV. this years event takes place on Friday 26th October and again this years awards will be voted on by gamers. last years awards received 2.1 Million Votes from gamers.

Press Release

Apogee Announce Rise Of The Triad For PC, Coming To Steam Later This Year

Apogee and Interceptor Entertainment have announced they are working on a new version of the shooter Rise Of The Triad. the game is being developed using Unreal Engine 3 and it will feature both a single player campaign and a multiplayer mode. Rise Of The Triad is set to come to Steam later this year. Some features of the game include:

  • Step into the shoes of the H.U.N.T. (High-Risk United Nations Taskforce) with five unique characters, each with different play styles.
  • Blast through over 20 of levels of explosive single-player action.
  • Unique multiplayer maps bring back all the fun and excitement of classic ROTT.
  • The full arsenal of over-the top weapons is back, including the Flamewall, Firebomb, Split Missile, Drunk Missile and, of course, the Excalibat! 
  • The maniacal modes return, too, with God mode, Elasto mode, Mercury mode, Shrooms mode and everyone's favorite, Dog mode!
  • Build your own levels, mods and share them with Valve's Steamworks.
  • Offline single-player and multiplayer allows for instant action.
  • Find tons of secrets, collectables, special events and hidden areas to explore.
  • Get more than 100 achievements to add to your score, which is tracked on our worldwide leaderboard and stat-tracking system.
  • ROTT is bloodier and more ludicrous than ever, with full character and enemy dismemberment.
  • The iconic original soundtrack has been completely re-forged in the fires of heavy metal!
  • Nostalgia abounds with the option to play with all the original sounds and music.
  • Built on fully-licensed Unreal Engine 3 technology, ROTT will run on low-end PCs and push high-end PCs to their limits!

Press Release

EA And Criterion Have Released A New Trailer For Need For Speed: Most Wanted

EA and Criterion have released a new trailer for their upcoming Need For Speed: Most Wanted. this video shows some in-game action, showing racing on city streets and in dirt areas.

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Square Enix And United Front Games Have Released A New Sleeping Dogs Walkthrough For Police Investigations

Square Enix have United Front Games have released a new video for Sleeping Dogs. this video is a walk-through for Police Investigations. at points in the game you are asked to help out with police investigations and this video shows one such investigation. the narration provides tips and tid bits about the game, like there is a point when the character is in a hospital and the staff talk about your incidents like shootings and hit and runs.

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Ubisoft Have Released A New Assassin's Creed 3 Trailer Showing Off The New Game Engine

Ubisoft have released a new trailer for Assassin's Creed 3. this video focuses on the games new engine, called AnvilNext. in-game action is used to show off scenery, towns, AI and much more.