Monday, September 17, 2012

Tecmo Koei Have Revealed Their Tokyo Game Show Line-Up, Includes 4 Playable Games

Tecmo Koei have revealed the games they are bringing to this years Tokyo Game Show. each of these games are playable and include:
  • Dead Or Alive 5 (PS3 + Xbox 360)
  • Fist Of The North Star: Ken's Rage 2
  • Dynasty Warriors 7 Empires
  • Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper (Wii U)
The Tecmo Koei booth is located in 2nd Hall, booth #2-N1 and will be open through Thursday 20th September until end of Sunday 23rd September.

Press Release

Nintendo Announce All Retail 3DS Games Bought On The eShop Earn Double Stars In The UK

Nintendo have announced all retail 3DS games that are available on the 3DS eShop will earn double star points when bought. this is open to UK Stars members and will require the 3DS being linked to your Stars Account. this means that any one who buys New Super Mario Bros. 2, Freakyforms Deluxe Your Creations, Alive! and New Art Academy: Learn New Painting Techniques and Share Your Art from the eShop will earn 500 Stars instead of just 250 Stars the retail versions come with. 

when you buy the game from the eShop, you will be presented with a survey which will need to be answered within 28 days to get all 500 Stars.

Source: Nintendo UK

Tarsier Have Released A New LittleBigPlanet Trailer Showing Arcade Mini-Games On The Vita

Tarsier Studios have released a new trailer for the PS Vita version of LittleBigPlanet. this video focuses on the Arcade in the game. this arcade offers mini-games that are apart from the main story.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

GAME And BT Announce Partnership Which Sees All 341 GAME Stores Providing Free Wi-Fi Access

GAME And BT have announced they are partnering together to offer free Wi-fi in all 341 GAME Stores. GAME will also offer a free smartphone app that will provide reviews, videos, news and special offers via a QR Code instore. This should be rolled out across all stores in-time for christmas.

Press Release

EA And BioWare Announce Dragon Age 3: Inquisition, Coming Late 2013

EA And BioWare have announced a new Dragon Age game is in development. Dragon Age 3: Inquisition has not been announced for any platform, which leads me to suspect its a next gen game, but they have said the game is coming out late 2013. the game has been in development for 2 years and is being built upon the latest version of the Frostbite 2 engine.

Press Release

2K and Gearbox Have Released A Launch Trailer For Borderlands 2

Gearbox and 2K Have released a launch trailer for Borderlands 2. the trailer mostly shows cinematic action but highlights the possible co-op gameplay and provides some brief story hints.

UK Game Charts; Sleeping Dogs, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, LEGO Batman 2, New Super Mario Bros. 2, London 2012

Sleeping Dogs continues its reign at number 1 with last weeks number 2, The Sims Supernatural, falling to 6. the highest new entry this week is Tekken Tag Tournament 2 coming in at number 2, the other new entry this week is NHL 13 which comes in at 9. there was a fair bit of movement within the top 20 and Spec Ops: The Line made a reappearance at 16.

1 - Sleeping Dogs
2 - Tekken Tag Tournament 2
3 - LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
4 - New Super Mario Bros. 2
5 - London 2012: The Official Video Game
6 - The Sims 3: Supernatural
7 - Guild Wars 2
8 - Dead Island: Game Of The Year Edition
9 - NHL 13
10 - Max Payne 3
11 - Madden NFL 13
12 - LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7
13 - Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games
14 - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
15 - Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
16 - Spec Ops: The Line
17 - Darksiders II
18 - The Amazing Spider-Man
19 - FIFA 12
20 - Sniper Elite V2

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

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