Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Ouya Kickstarter Has Less Than 6 Hours Left, Ouya Supports 4 Controllers, XBMC And PLEX, Namco Bandai Looking To Support It

Well the Kickstarter for Ouya has less than 6 hours left and the Ouya team have been making several announcements for the console. they have confirmed the console can support up to 4 controllers. they have also announced PLEX and XBMC, which are media players. Ouya is getting internet radio from TuneIn, which is a free service. Namco Bandai have announced they are working with the Ouya team with the hope of bringing some of their franchises like Ridge Racer, Tekken, Pac-Man and Galaga to Ouya.

Source: Ouya Kickstarter

EA Announce A Free Update For SSX Brings 2 New Games Modes Including Online Multiplayer And Freeride

EA have announced a free update for SSX is out now. this update brings 2 new game modes to the game. the first mode is 3-2-1-Go! Events. SSX has asynchronous multiplayer built in and this new mode brings simultaneous multiplayer. you can play online against up to 5 riders in Trick it and Race It heats. The other mode is Freeride and this lets you explore the mountain courses how you want to. there is no clock, no ghost, no score and no other riders.

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SuperBot Have Released 3 Strategy Videos For Radec, Kratos And PaRappa In Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale

SuperBot Entertainment have released 3 new videos for Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale. these are strategy videos that discuss Radec, Kratos And PaRappa. the talk about moves and offer some hints as to how to play them.

Source: EU Playstation Blog Posts 1 + 2

Deep Silver Announce Sacred Citadel For PS3, Xbox 360 And PC. Its The Prolouge To Sacred 3

Deep Silver Have announced Sacred Citadel for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. this downloadable title is a standalone game set in the Sacred franchise. Sacred Citadel is a side scrolling action brawler that features a multiplayer mode where up 3 players can play together. each character in the game can duel wield exchangeable weapons. Sacred Citadel acts as a prologue to Sacred 3. Sacred Citadel comes out in 2013 and Sacred 3 will come out later in 2013.

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Zero Punctuation - Half-Life

This week Yahtzee plays a good game. well he remembers it being good. the question Yahtzee is faced with this week is whether Half-Life is a good as he remembers it was or does it now show it's age?

Queasy Games Have Released A Launch Trailer For The PS3 And PS Vita Game Sound Shapes

Queasy Games have released a launch trailer for Sound Shapes, their PS3 and PS Vita game. Sound Shapes has already come out across the USA and will hit the EU PSN next week for €12.99/£9.99 (with a 20% discount for Playstation Plus Subscribers. Sound Shapes is a 2D Musical Platformer where every level is a song. when you buy the game on one platform, you get it on the other for Free and it comes with a Platinum Trophy. Queasy Games have also said they plan to support the game post launch with DLC.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Codemasters Announce GRID 2, Coming To PS3, Xbox 360 And PC In 2013

Codemasters have Announced GRID 2 is coming in 2013 on PS3, PC and Xbox 360. the game has races set across Asia, Europe and the USA in iconic cars from the last 40 decades. the single player mode will have local split screen multiplayer, and the online multiplayer part of the game will feature Codemasters RaceNet and have it's own extensive gameplay content.


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