Monday, August 6, 2012

Namco Bandai Have Detailed Their Game Line-up For GamesCom 2012

Namco Bandai have announced the games they are bringing to this years GamesCom. 

Playable games at GamesCom include:
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (PS3 and Xbox 360)
One Piece Pirate Warriors (PS3)
Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition (PC, Xbox 360 and PS3)
Tales Of Graces f (PS3)
Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch (PS3)

Star Trek will also be at GamesCom and the public can watch the game being played.

Press Release

Team 17 Announce Worms Is Coming To Facebook, People Can Sign Up For The Closed Beta

Team 17 have announced they are bringing Worms to Facebook. the game is currently in a closed Beta and fans can register their interest in joining the beta here.

Press Release

Sony Announce Playstation Collections, Coming 28th August To The USA For $39.99

Sony have announced Playstation Collections. These collections start to come out from 28th August and will retail from as low as $29.99.

Coming 28th August, the God Of War Saga will cost $39.99 and come with:

  • God of War
  • God of War II
  • God of War III
  • God of War: Origins Collection (which includes God of War: Chains of Olympus and God of War: Ghost of Sparta)
  • Exclusive Bonus Content
  • Voucher For 1 Trial Month of PlayStation Plus
  • Remastered for HD, DUALSHOCK Control, Full PlayStation Network Trophy Support and 3D (3D supported only in God of War: Origins Collection)

The inFamous Collection is also coming out on 28th August for $39.99. this collection includes:
  • inFAMOUS
  • inFAMOUS 2
  • inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood
  • Extra missions
  • Additional character costumes, power ups and weapon st

The third game announced for Playstation Collection had previously been announced as coming out on 28th August. the Ratchet & Clank Collection is set to cost $29.99 and it comes with:
  • Ratchet & Clank,
  • Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando
  • Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsena

Source: USA Playstation Blog

Codemasters Announce Champions Mode For F1 2012, Take On 6 F1 Champions In Race Scenarios

Codemasters have announced a new mode in F1 2012. this mode is called Champions Mode and in it you will face off against each of the F1 champions currently competing in the F1 Championship. this mode is designed for quick play and instant action and this will be shown off at GamesCom.

Codemasters have provided the following example for Champions Mode:
The Kimi Räikkönen challenge sees the player join a race as Kimi’s teammate at Spa Francorchamps. The player has just pitted and is on new tyres while the rest of the pack is on worn rubber with three laps to go until the end of the race. In order to complete the scenario the player has to race through the pack and overtake Kimi before the end of the race.

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Konami Announce The Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots Trophy Patch Is Out Now

Konami have announced the trophy patch for Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots is out now worldwide. the patch comes in at 516MB and brings Trophy Support and the ability to install all the game data to the PS3, which is roughly an additional 9GB.

Source: Konami News , Konami Twitter , 1

UK Game Charts; London 2012, LEGO Batman 2, Mario & Sonic London 2012, Batman: Arkham City, The Elder Scrolls V

London 2012: The Videogame holds on to Number 1 this week, in fact the top 3 places hold their position. we have 1 new entry in the charts this week with Risen 2: Dark Waters coming in at number 14.

1 - London 2012: The Official Video Game
2 - LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
3 - Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games
4 - Batman: Arkham City
5 - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
6 - Assassin's Creed: Revelations
7 - The Amazing Spider-Man
8 - Battlefield 3
9 - Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
10 - Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
11 - FIFA 12
12 - Dead Island: Game Of The Year Edition
13 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops
14 - Risen 2: Dark Waters
15 - Mario Kart 7
16 - Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
17 - WWE' 12
18 - Super Mario 3D Land
19 - Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance]
20 - Moshi Monstes: Moshling Zoo

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

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