Thursday, September 13, 2012

343 Industries Have Released A New Halo 4 Behind The Scenes Video Focusing On The Forerunners

343 Industries have released a new behind the scenes video for Halo 4. this video focuses on The Forerunners, it features members of the dev team talking about the process of creating them for the game and what they hoped to achieve. they talk about how they took the architecture shown in previous Halo games and used it as a basis for the character designs, an example they use is how the floating architecture is represented on the characters as they have small bits that float as well.

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Ubisoft Have Released New Trailers For Their Wii U Games

Ubisoft have released new trailers for their Wii U line-Up. the first trailer is a general trailer for all the games they are bringing to the Wii U Launch. the second trailer is a new music themed gameplay video for Rayman Legends, with the third video an interview with Michel Ancel about the game and Wii U. the forth video is a new gameplay video from ZombiU showing action from the Tower Of London, showing the different ways you can use your GamePad.

Nintendo Have Revealed The Launch Window Game Line-Up For The Wii U, Reveal 2 Console Exclusives In Development

Nintendo have revealed the game Launch line-up for the Wii U. Nintendo classifies the launch window for the Wii U as from 1st December until 31st March. these games include:

2K Sports:
NBA 2K13

Activision Publishing, Inc.:
007 Legends
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Skylanders Giants
Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Disney Interactive:
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

Electronic Arts:
Mass Effect 3: Special Edition
Madden NFL 13

Frozenbyte :
Trine 2: Director’s Cut

Gaijin Games:
Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe:
Rise of the Guardians
Ben 10 Omniverse
Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade

Nintendo Land
New Super Mario Bros. U
NINJA GAIDEN 3: Razor’s Edge
LEGO City: Undercover
Game & Wario

Aliens: Colonial Marines
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Nano Assault Neo

Tecmo Koei:
Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper

Darksiders 2

Two Tribes:
Toki Tori 2

Assassin’s Creed III
Just Dance 4
Marvel Avengers Battle for Earth
Rabbids Land
Sports Connection
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment:
Scribblenauts Unlimited
Game Party Champions
Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition

Nintendo have also announced Platinum games are working on 2 console exclusives. the previously announced Project P-100 has been renamed The Wonder 101. the other exclusive was previously unannounced and has been revealed as Bayonetta 2. Capcom have announced they are bringing Monster Hunter 3: Ultimate for the Wii U And 3DS.

Press Release

Nintendo Announce The Wii U Comes Out Across Europe On 30th November

Nintendo have announced the EU Release date for the Wii U is 30th November. no price was announced in the press release, a quick look around the web puts the Euro Price at €299.99 for the Basic White 8GB Model or £249.99 and €355 for the Premium Black 32GB Model, or £310. I have included the Nintendo Direct video below that reveals this as well as several launch games and exclusives.

Press Release

Ubisoft Have Released Part 3 Of The Behind The Scenes Look At Assassin's Creed 3

Ubisoft have released part 3, of 4, of their behind the scenes look at Assassin's Creed 3. This video focuses on the main character of the game, Connor. the video shows him in combat and offers some back story for him.

Konami Announce New Little Kings Story Is Set To Come To The USA PSN On PSV On 2nd October

Konami have announced the USA release date for New Little Kings Story. this Downloadable PS Vita game is set to come out on 2nd October.

Press Release

Nintendo Announce The Wii U Comes Out 8th December In Japan, Premium Black Model ¥31,500, Basic White Model ¥26,250

Nintendo have announced the Wii U Release date for Japan. there are two Models, the Black version is the Wii U Premium and the White version is the Wii U Basic. both are set to come out on 8th December.

Wii U PREMIUM SET (Around $405/ £250)
Suggested retail price31,500 yen (including tax)
30,000 yen (excluding tax)
Wii U Console (Black)
(32 GB memory)
Wii U GamePad (Black)
Wii U GamePad Stylus (Black)
Wii U GamePad Cradle
Wii U GamePad Stand

Wii U Console Stand

  • HDMI Cable
  • Wii U AC Adapter
  • Wii U GamePad AC Adapter

Wii U BASIC SET (Around $338/ £210)
Suggested retail price26,250 yen (including tax) 25,000 yen (excluding tax)
Wii U Console (White)
(8 GB memory)
Wii U GamePad (White)
Wii U GamePad Stylus (White)
  • HDMI Cable Wii U 
  • AC Adapter 
  • Wii U GamePad AC Adapter

Nintendo also revealed two launch games for the Wii U. New Super Mario Bros. U and Nintendo Land. New Super Mario Bros. U has a suggested retail price of  ¥5,985 (Around $75/£45) and Nintendo Land has a price of ¥4,935 (Around $62 / £39).

Press Release