Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Zero Punctuation - XCOM: Enemy Unknown

This week Yahtzee tackles XCOM: Enemy Unknown. it is a turn based game, something which Yahtzee has some history with. games like Valkyria Chronicles teased him with the genre being good whilst games like Halo Wars were just a pain. but will this reboot be the turn based game that makes him a fan?

EA, Criterion And Firemonkeys Have Released A Launch Trailer And Screenshots For Need For Speed: Most Wanted On Mobiles

EA, Criterion and Firemonkeys have released a launch trailer for the iOS/Android version of Need For Speed: Most Wanted. this iPhone/iPad/Android version is out now for £4.99.


Press Release

XSEED Have Released A Launch Trailer And Screenshots For Ragnarok Odyssey On PS Vita

XSEED have released a launch trailer and screenshots for Ragnarok Odyssey, their recently released PS Vita Game. the game was released in the USA for $39.99, for the standard edition or $49.99 for the Mercenary Edition which comes with Artwork, Soundtrack and Monster Cards.

 Ragnarok Odyssey can be described as a mix of Monster Hunter and Gods Eater with Norse Mythology. the game supports up to 4 player multiplayer via Ad-Hoc or Infrastructure. the Multiplayer mode is designed to be more difficult than the single player mode to encourage you and your friends to work together.


Source: USA Playstation Blog

Konami Have Released A Launch Trailer And Screenshots For Zone Of The Enders: HD Collection

Konami have released a launch trailer and screenshots for the Zone Of The Enders: HD Collection.


Nintendo Announce Paper Mario: Sticker Star Competition, Create A Diorama Of A Game Scene For Chance To Win

Nintendo have announced a new Competition for Paper Mario: Sticker Star. they are asking fans to create dioramas showing a scene from the game. those who win will get the chance to win one of 5 packages that include a Nintendo 3DS XL System, A Copy of Paper Mario: Sticker Star, a eShop gift certificate and a handmade papercraft trophy. the competition runs until 7th November and fans can upload their dioramas to

Press Release

Nintendo Detail Wii U Deluxe Edition Promotion, Earn eShop Points When Buying Games From The eShop

Nintendo have detailed a new promotion for those who buy the Wii U Deluxe Set. from the consoles release until 31st December 2014, those who buy games from the Wii U eShop will earn points equivalent to around 10% of the games list price. for example, if you buy a game for $59.99 from the eShop, you would earn 599 points. for every 500 points earned, you would get a code for $5 credit. this credit can be used on the eShop on the Wii U and 3DS.

Press Release

Xdev Europe Have Released A Behind The Scenes Smart As Video Featuring John Cleese

Xdev Europe have released a new behind the scenes look at Smart As. this video focuses on the game and the inclusion of John Cleese as the games narrator. the video features members of the dev team and John Cleese himself talking about the game and the type of narrator he plays in the game. the video also shows in-game action and some of the game modes in action.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Capcom Have Released A Launch Trailer For Okami HD On The PS3

Capcom have released a launch trailer for the HD PS3 version of Okami. Okami HD Comes out today on the PSN for €19.99/£15.99 and brings HD Graphics A Platinum Trophy and Playstation Move Support to the game.

Source: EU Playstation Blog