Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Ubisoft Have Released A Launch Trailer For Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

Ubisoft have released a launch trailer for the downloadable game, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon.


PlayJam Have Released A New GameStick Trailer Highlighting Some Of Its Features

PlayJam have released a new trailer for GameStick. this video highlights several features of this micro console, this includes some of the games, how easy it is to use the GameStick and showing off some of its UI.


Sony And Comcept Have Released A Launch Trailer For PS Vita Game Soul Sacrifice


Sony and Comcept have released a launch trailer for Soul Sacrifice. this trailer is a mix of live action and in-game action. The PS Vita exclusive Soul Sacrifice comes out this week across the EU and USA.



Source: EU PlayStation Blog

TT Games Have Released The Debut Teaser Trailer For LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

TT Games have released a new teaser trailer for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. the game will feature over 100 characters and this trailer features just a few of them including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine and Deadpool. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is coming out this autumn and UK Stores have started offering pre-orders.



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Konami Announce The Third Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance DLC Comes Out From 14th May

Konami have announced the third piece of DLC for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance comes out on 14th May on Xbox 360 and 15th May on PS3. this third piece is called Blade Wolf Pack and it is a side story centered on LQ-84i, aka Blade Wolf. it is several hours long and it expands on its story and origins. The Blade Wolf Pack will cost 560 MS Points on Xbox 360 and €6.99 on PS3.

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Rockstar Have Released A Grand Theft Auto V Trailer For Michael, Franklin And Trevor

Rockstar have released 3 new trailers for Grand Theft Auto V. there is a trailer for Michael, Franklin and Trevor.


505 Games Announce Terraria Comes To The EU And Australian PS3 PSN On 15th May For €14.99 / £11.99


505 Games have announced the EU and Australian release date for Terraria on PS3. the game has been released in several territories already, but 505 games have confirmed the game will come out on 15th May for €14.99 / £11.99 across the EU and Australia.

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Kalypso Announce Alien Spidy Comes To The EU PSN On 8th May For £7.99/ €9.99

Kalypso have announced the EU release date for Alien Spidy. the game is set to hit the PS3 PSN on 8th May for £7.99/ €9.99. Alien Spidy was developed by Enigma Software and it is a single player action platformer where you play as Spidy. your an alien spider who has crashed landed on earth who is searching for the missing pieces of your spaceship and your lost friend. there are 69 levels across 3 settings to play through, as well as over 350 collectables and achievements. 



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Deep Silver, Grasshopper Manufacture And Kadokawa Games Have Released A New Trailer For Killer Is Dead

Deep Silver, Grasshopper Manufacture And Kadokawa Games have released a new trailer for Killer Is Dead called Love and Kill.this video teases a bit more of the story as well as a unique location you'll be visiting.


CCP Announce DUST 514 Comes Out On 14th May For Free On PlayStation 3

CCP have announced DUST 514 comes out on the PlayStation 3 PSN for free on 14th May.

Highlights of what players will experience in DUST 514 include:
  • Massive Persistent Universe: Wage war on the surfaces of far-flung planets with countless environmental combinations. 
  • Planetary Conquest: Marshal your forces in a continuous, ever-changing battle to conquer the worlds of New Eden and control their resources.
  • Large-scale Warfare: Vie for control of unique sci-fi battlefields with up to 32 players in simultaneous combat.
  • Endless Customization: Create custom mercenaries with lethal dropsuits, skills and weapons.
  • Vehicles On-demand: Acquire, outfit and deploy heavily armed and armored vehicles, on land and in the skies.
  • Social Sandbox: Build a formidable corporation with thousands of players as you seize the opportunities and bounties that come with galactic conflict.
  • Connected Experience: For the first time ever, join forces in a cross-platform gaming experience with the immortal starship pilots of EVE Online to conquer New Eden, one skirmish at a time.

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Monday, April 29, 2013

Deep Silver Have Released A New Trailer For Metro: Last Light Titled Redemption

Deep Silver have released a new trailer for Metro: Last Light. this new trailer is titled Redemption and focuses on Anna, she talks about the hopes of the survivors and how they rest on Artyoms Shoulders and whether can he lead humanity to salvation.



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Blizzard Announce Diablo III PS3 Pre-Orders Are Going Live With A Suggested Retail Price Of $59.99


Blizzard have announced that some retailers worldwide have begun taking Diablo III on PS3 pre-orders. Blizzard say the game has a suggested retail price of $59.99, other region prices were not provided. those who pre-order the PS3 version will get an exclusive in-game item, the Infernal Helm. this item grants an experience boost to any character wearing it. other pre-order bonuses will be revealed later and will be retailer specific.

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Ubisoft Announce Watch Dogs Release Dates, Reveal Special Editions And Confirm Its A PlayStation 4 Launch Title

Ubisoft have announced the release dates for Watch Dogs. the game comes out on PS3, PC, Wii U and Xbox 360 across the USA first on 19th November with the EU getting the game on 22nd November. Sony and Ubisoft have also confirmed that Watch Dogs is a launch title for the PlayStation 4, the specific date will be announced later. Watch Dogs is also set to come to an unannounced next gen console.



 Ubisoft have also detailed the Watch Dogs special editions:

The Dedsec Edition (available at select UK retailers)
This premium edition includes:


Ø  Physical content:
-      A 23cm Aiden Pearce Figurine
-      Steelbook™
-      DedSec Collector box
-      Watch_Dogs Artbook: artworks and illustrations that inspired the game
-      Original soundtrack of the game
-      Watch_Dogs map of Chicago
-      Set of 4 collectible cards: discover Watch_Dogs iconic characters through augmented reality
-      Set of 3 exclusive badges

Ø  Digital content: 3 single payer missions with up to almost 60 minutes of additional gameplay:
-      Palace Pack: A police raid is planned on the luxury palace of an Internet mogul. His impressive databanks have intimate details on thousands of people…including Aiden Pearce. Break inside, wipe those hard drives and escape before the raid begins.
Rewards unlocked upon completion of the ULC mission: investigation bonus allows gamers to unlock more investigative opportunities inside the network databanks, and ATM hack boost which boost the cash rewards when hacking bank accounts.

-      Signature Shot: A biometrics weapon has been smuggled into Chicago for a captain of the Black Viceroys gang. The weapon only works for the first person who holds the gun. Breach a stronghold, steal the package and be the first to hold the weapon.
Rewards unlocked upon completion of the ulc mission: black viceroys gang colours outfit and biometric assault rifle.

-      Breakthrough Pack: A secret gathering is underway. The Chicago Club is negotiating power with Corporate CEOs. The Club has hired scramblers to block surveillance devices. Drive around the city to find the scramblers and take them out. Retrieve all names from the meeting and upload their images to the world.
Rewards unlocked upon completion of the ULC mission: vehicle expert perk allowing players to get free vehicles from underground car contact and earn discounts on select cars.

The Vigilante Edition (available exclusively at Game in the UK and GameStop in Ireland)
This edition includes physical items to replicate Aiden Pearce’s iconic look:


Ø  Physical content:
-      Vigilante Collector box
-      Aiden Pearce’s cap
-      Aiden Pearce’s mask
-      Original soundtrack of the game

Ø  Digital content: 1 single payer mission:
-      Palace Pack: A police raid is planned on the luxury palace of an Internet mogul. His impressive databanks have intimate details on thousands of people…including Aiden Pearce. Break inside, wipe those hard drives and escape before the raid begins.
Rewards unlocked upon completion of the ULC mission: investigation bonus allows gamers to unlock more investigative opportunities inside the network databanks, and ATM hack boost which boost the cash rewards when hacking bank accounts.

The Uplay Exclusive Edition (available exclusively via the Uplay website)
This exclusive edition is available only on the Uplay website, and includes:


Ø  Physical content:
-      Exclusive Steelbook™

Ø  Digital content: 3 single payer missions with up to almost 60 minutes of additional gameplay:
-      Palace Pack: A police raid is planned on the luxury palace of an Internet mogul. His impressive databanks have intimate details on thousands of people…including Aiden Pearce. Break inside, wipe those hard drives and escape before the raid begins.
Rewards unlocked upon completion of the ULC mission: investigation bonus allows gamers to unlock more investigative opportunities inside the network databanks, and ATM hack boost which boost the cash rewards when hacking bank accounts.

-      Signature Shot: A biometrics weapon has been smuggled into Chicago for a captain of the Black Viceroys gang. The weapon only works for the first person who holds the gun. Breach a stronghold, steal the package and be the first to hold the weapon.
Rewards unlocked upon completion of the ulc mission: black viceroys gang colours outfit and biometric assault rifle.

-      Breakthrough Pack: A secret gathering is underway. The Chicago Club is negotiating power with Corporate CEOs. The Club has hired scramblers to block surveillance devices. Drive around the city to find the scramblers and take them out. Retrieve all names from the meeting and upload their images to the world.
Rewards unlocked upon completion of the ULC mission: vehicle expert perk allowing players to get free vehicles from underground car contact and earn discounts on select cars.

The Special Edition (available exclusively at Game in the UK)
This special edition features an exclusive single player mission:


Ø  Digital content: 1 single player mission:
-      Breakthrough Pack: A secret gathering is underway. The Chicago Club is negotiating power with Corporate CEOs. The Club has hired scramblers to block surveillance devices. Drive around the city to find the scramblers and take them out. Retrieve all names from the meeting and upload their images to the world.
Rewards unlocked upon completion of the ULC mission: vehicle expert perk allowing players to get free vehicles from underground car contact and earn discounts on select cars.

Additional Info from: USA PlayStation Blog

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Techland Reveal Hellraid, A First Person Co-Op Slasher Coming To PC, PS3 And Xbox 360


Techland have revealed Hellraid. this upcoming PS3, PC and Xbox 360 game is described as a first person co-op slasher that features a story driven single player mode and a co-op multiplayer mode. Hellraid combines elements from hack and slash, RPG's, first person shooters and online multiplayer games. no specific release date was announced but Techland say Hellraid is set to come out later this year.

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Nintendo Have Released A New Wii U Trailer For The Recently Released Virtual Console And Games

Nintendo have released a new trailer for the Wii U. this video is for the recently launched Virtual Console and shows action from the launch titles. it also shows how you can create a restore point in the games, a save, and then restart from it. the video ends by teasing future titles coming to the service including Street Fighter II, Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Super Ghouls'n Ghosts and The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past.


Sony And Quantic Dream Have Released A New Trailer And Video From Beyond: Two Souls At The Tribeca Film Festival

Quantic Dream's Beyond: Two Souls was shown off at this years Tribeca Film Festival. the first video is a new trailer for the game whilst the second video is from the live Q and A panel that Quantic Dream held with writer/director David Cage, star Ellen Page, and supporting cast members Kadeem Hardison and Eric Winter. this video also shows some in-game action, that should be spoiler free, and some behind looks at making the game.





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Source: USA PlayStation Blog

CCP Announce Partnership With Baltasar Kormákur That Would See The EVE Universe On TV's Worlwide


CCP have announced they are entering a partnership with filmmaker Baltasar Kormákur an dhis production company to bring EVE to TV's worldwide. the new television serious will take its inspiration from those who have played the game and told their stories on a special website set up by Baltasar Kormákur and CCP. from these stories, players can vote on those submitted stories in 7 days and this will run until 21st May. players only have 7 more days to submit their true EVE Online stories.

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CCP Reveal EVE: The Second Decade Collector’s Edition, A Limited Edition Commemorating 10 Years Of Eve Online


CCP have revealed the EVE: The Second Decade Collector’s Edition. this limited edition collection celebrates 10 years of the Eve Universe and is set to come out in October from CCP themselves. the EVE: The Second Decade Collector’s Edition includes:

  • Into the Second Decade, a 190-page, richly illustrated hardcover book commemorating the first 10 years of the EVE Universe. Into the Second Decadedetails the initial release of EVE Online, and chronicles its growth through the game’s numerous free expansions, the community events that helped define the experience, and the launch of DUST 514.
  • “Rifter” USB hub, a four-port USB hub modeled on an iconic EVE Onlineship.
  • EVE Symphony CD, a live performance of the signature EVE soundtrack by the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, recorded in Reykjavik during EVE Fanfest 2013.
  • The Danger Game board game, an English-language adaptation of the popular Icelandic board game. Created by a fledgling CCP in 1998, The Danger Game (Icelandic: Hættuspil) helped fund development of the original EVE Online release.

The in-game items include:
 
  • The “Golden Pod,” an exclusive skin for the iconic capsule (EVE Online).
  • A “Gnosis” Blueprint, a five-run blueprint of the 10th anniversary Gnosis, the Society of Conscious Thought battlecruiser (EVE Online).
  • The “Time Capsule,” a selection of collectible items based on classic EVE lore as well as memorable moments over the first decade (EVE Online).
  • A new skin for the Amarr Magnate frigate (EVE Online).
  • A selection of exclusive male and female clothing items and accessories to dress your pilot in style (EVE Online)
  • Powerful weapons and a collection of “Templar” dropsuits for (DUST 514).
  • A Mystery Code, to be revealed at a later date.

For Pre-Orderers:
 
  • “Nefantar Thrasher,” a glass cannon-style destroyer for EVE Online
  • Amarr Templar Drop Uplink, a spawn beacon for DUST 514

CCP currently have this collectors edition listed on their site at €149.99.

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UK Game Charts; Dead Island: Riptide, Injustice: Gods Among US, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen, Star Trek, Tomb Raider

The Injustice: Gods Among Us reign as UK number 1 only lasted 1 week as Dead Island: Riptide has pushed it down back to 2. Three other games came out last week and we had Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen in at 3, the Star Trek video game at 4 and the 3DS exclusive LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins at 8. console specific releases saw Deadly Premonition: The Directors Cut come in at 9 on the PS3 chart and on Wii U, NBA 2K13 snuck in at 20.

All Formats Charts

1 - Dead Island: Riptide
2 - Injustice: Gods Among Us
3 - Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen
4 - Star Trek
5 - Tomb Raider
6 - BioShock Infinite
7 - FIFA 13
8 - LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins
9 - Defiance
10 - Luigi's Mansion 2
11 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops II
12 - Far Cry 3
13 - Fire Emblem: Awakening
14 -The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
15 - Sonic And All Stars Racing Transformed
16 - LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
17 - Hitman Absolution
18 - Skylanders Giants
19 - Aliens: Colonial Marines
20 - Assassin's Creed III

PS3 Charts

1 - Dead Island: Riptide
2 - Injustice: Gods Among Us
3 - Tomb Raider
4 - Star Trek
5 - God Of War: Ascension
6 - BioShock Infinite
7 - FIFA 13
8 - Far Cry 3
9 - Deadly Premonition: The Directors Cut
10 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops II
11 - Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
12 - Defiance
13 - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14
14 - Assassin's Creed III
15 - Need For Speed Most Wanted
16 - Alien's Colonial Marines
17 - WWE 13
18 - Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel
19 - Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception Game Of The Year Edition
20 - Pro Evolution Soccer 2013

Xbox 360

1 - Dead Island: Riptide
2 - Injustice: Gods Among Us
3 - Star Trek
4 - Tomb Raider
5 - BioShock Infinite
6 - Defiance
7 - FIFA 13
8 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops II
9 - Gears Of War: Judgement
10 - Far Cry 3
11 - Aliens: Colonial Marines
12 - Assassin's Creed III
13 - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14
14 - Halo 4
15 - Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
16 - Forza Horizon
17 - Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel
18 - Need For Speed Most Wanted
19 - Skylanders Giants
20 - Borderlands 2

Wii U

1 - Sonic And All Stars Racing Transformed
2 - LEGO City Undercover
3 - New Super Mario Bros. U
4 - Nintendo Land
5 - Injustice: Gods Among Us
6 - Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
7 - Zombi U
8 - Marvel avengers: Battle For Earth
9 - Sports Connection
10 - Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition
11 - Rabbids Land
12 - Assassin's Creed III
13 - Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013
14 - Darksiders II
15 - Just Dance 4
16 - Need For Speed Most Wanted
17 - Skylanders Giants
18 - FIFA 13
19 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops II
20 - NBA 2K13

PS Vita

1 - Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition
2 - FIFA 13
3 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops Declassified
4 - Assassin's Creed III Liberation
5 - Need For Speed Most Wanted
6 - LittleBigPlanet PS Vita
7 - MUD - FIM Motocross World Championship
8 - Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz
9 - Persona 4 Golden
10 - Uncharted: Golden Abyss
11 - Sonic And All Stars Racing Transformed
12 - Rayman Origins
13 - Metal Gear Solid HD Collection
14 - LEGO the Lord Of The Rings
15 - LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
16 - Mortal Kombat
17 - Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time
18 - Street Fighter X Tekken
19 - Lumines Electronic Symphony
20 - PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale

3DS

1 - LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins
2 - Luigi's Mansion 2
3 - Fire Emblem: Awakening
4 - New Super Mario Bros. 2
5 - Mario Kart 7
6 - Super Mario 3D Land
7 - Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
8 - Professor Layton And The Miracle Mask
9 - Sonic And All Stars Racing Transformed
10 - Sonic Generations

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

Last Weeks Charts

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Sega And Creative Assembly Have Released A 10 Minute Video Walkthrough For Total War: Rome II

Sega and Creative Assembly have released a 10 minute video walkthrough for Total War: Rome II. this video shows the historic battle, the Battle Of Teutoburg Forest being played with a member of the dev team providing commentary about the action on screen, some of the tech like animations and some general hints and tips.


Saturday, April 27, 2013

Ubisoft Announce Rayman Legends: Challenges Is Out Now Exclusively On Wii U For Free

Ubisoft announce the Wii U exclusive Rayman Legends: Challenges is out now for free. this app contains the Online Challenges Mode from Rayman Legends and has Wii U owners playing against each other to get the best scores and times. the more cups you win by completing and winning challenges, the greater your Awesomeness level becomes. the bigger it gets the more you unlock in the app, and the more lums you collect in the app help unlock characters in the main game. Rayman Legends, the main game, is set to come out 30th August on PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U.



The Online Challenges Mode includes:
  • A crazy run through the Land of the Livid Dead,
  • Dizzying descent into the Neverending Pit,
  • A fast and frantic sprint through the Infinite Tower,
  • A synchronized adventure through Murfy’s Dungeon, a challenge dedicated to the Wii U GamePad where one player controls as Murfy on the touch screen while another controls one of the classic characters such as Rayman.

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Atlus And NIS America Announce Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers Comes To Europe This Fall

 

Atlus and NIS America have announced they are bringing Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers to Europe this fall. this 3DS exclusive game was originally released on the Sega Saturn in 1997 and this 3DS release will be the first time the game has been released across Europe. Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers is a first person dungeon crawling RPG set in a cyberpunk style future.

Features:
  • Keeping the tradition of Shin Megami Tensei: Players will have the compelling choice throughout their dungeon exploration to fight the enemy demons, or negotiate with them in an attempt to turn them into allies and teammates!
  • Classic dungeon-crawling strikes back with more: Players who have already played the original will also experience 30 newly added demons, along with a new opening animation movie and theme song. There’s also an extra dungeon, where players will witness the appearance of Raidou Kuzunoha from the previous Devil Summoner games!
  • Utilize Nintendo 3DS functionality: Players can use the Nintendo 3DS bottom screen as an auto-mapping system; engage a COMP hack to change difficulty levels on the fly and fill out maps without having to traverse the area!

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Nnooo Announce They Are An Official Developer For PlayStation 4, The Game Is Also Coming To PS Vita


Nnooo have announced they are a approved developer for the PlayStation 4. they already have a dev kit and have begun work on their next game. this game will be released across the PS4 and PS Vita, though they're not revealing any more about it. Nnooo are also now hiring additional staff for their Sydney based studio.

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Deep Silver Reveal Ride To Hell: Route 666, The Second Of Three Games Based In The Ride To Hell Universe

Deep Silver have revealed Ride To Hell: Route 666. this game is being developed by Black Forrest Games and is set to come out digitally on PS3 and Xbox 360 this summer. Ride To Hell: Route 666 is a real time tactics motorcycle beat'em up where you give orders to your gang members to get them into formation. you have to create openings in the enemies defenses so you can jump in. as you play you'll recruit new members that bring new abilities to your gang.



Ride To Hell: Route 666 is the second of three games based in the Ride To Hell Universe, with Ride To Hell Retribution being the first and coming to consoles and PC and Ride To Hell: Beatdown being the third and coming to mobiles (details will be revealed later).

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Capcom Have Released The First Developer Diary For Resident Evil: Revelations

Capcom have released the first developer diary for Resident Evil: Revelations. this video focuses on Heritage and Horror, it features members of the dev team talking about bringing the game back to it's horror roots and being designed around the idea of being scared and then the relief of getting past it. the also talk about the location and some of the unique hazards it brings.


Hasbro And DeNA Co Announce Transformers Legends Is Out Now On Android And iOS Devices


Hasbro and DeNA Co have announced the free to play game Transformers Legends is out now. Transformers Legends is out now on iOS devices and Android  and has players choosing a side, the Autobots or Decepticons. each has their own story line and faces off against the other in battles. Transformers Legends is a card based game that is based on the first generation of Transformers from the 1980's.



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Fallen Tree Games Reveal Quell Memento For PlayStation Vita

Fallen Tree Games have revealed Quell Memento for the PlayStation Vita. this puzzle game has over 150 puzzles and is set in an abandoned building. completing the puzzles helps the narrator remember his past and bring him some closure. as you complete them the abandoned house slowly transforms back to how it looked when it was lived in.



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Source: EU PlayStation Blog

Lucid Games Reveal Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery For PlayStation Vita, An Episodic Adventure Game Coming May

Lucid Games have revealed Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery for PlayStation Vita. this Episodic Adventure game is set to come out in May and is built on the Unreal Engine 3 and is full of puzzles. the game is touch only and has you playing as Jacob Jones, an outdoor type kid who has found Bigfoot whilst at summer camp. more information about the game will be released later.



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Source: EU PlayStation Blog

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Have Released New Screenshots And A Trailer For LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have released new screenshots and a trailer for LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey. coming this summer on 3DS and PS Vita, with a DS release set for fall, LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey has you playing as Laval. he is racing to find the secret of the triple Chi armor before Cragger. you'll explore temples and use Chi powers through 15 levels.



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Sony Have Released A New Soul Sacrifice Trailer Showing Pre-Order Bonuses In Action

Sony have released a new trailer for Soul Sacrifice. this video shows the various pre-order bonuses for this PS Vita game in action. the bonuses include 2 character costumes, Japanese Voice Over and 3 magic items. Sony have also confirmed that the multiplayer in the demo will be turned off when the game comes out. your save files from the demo will be carried over into the real game and it will unlock the magical Offering which is exclusive for those who play the demo.



Source: EU PlayStation Blog

Friday, April 26, 2013

Ubisoft Reveal The Watch, A VIP Program For Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Ubisoft have detailed the VIP Program for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. The Watch is a dedicated Assassin's Creed Community that is available now for players who have pre-ordered Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. The Watch will provide the latest Assassin's Creed Information, news and events regarding the brand. The Watch will also have features based on locations, characters, inspirations and other game related elements. users can also talk to each other and share their own Assassin's Creed artwork, compare skills and achievements. The Watch will also have unique quests with rewards and bonus and leaderboards.



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2K Reveal The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, Coming 23rd August To PS3, Xbox 360 And PC


2K and 2K Marin have revealed The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. coming 23rd August to PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is set in 1962 during the height of the cold war. the game tells the story of The Bureau's first ever encounter with the enemy. it was originally established to defend against the Soviet Union and now they have to adapt for this new threat. you play as William Carter, you call the shots and lead a squad of agents in defending the world and stopping them finding out.

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EA Sports Announce Barry Sanders Is The Cover Athlete For Madden NFL 25

EA Sports have revealed Barry Sanders is the cover athlete for Madden 25. the fight was between him and Adrian Peterson, but he won with 58% of the final vote. currently the game has only been announced for the PS3 and Xbox 360 but i fully expect the game will come to PS4 and Durango and Wii U.

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Amanita Design Announce Machinarium Comes To The PS Vita On 1st May


Amanita Design have announced Machinarium is set to come out on PS Vita on 1st May across the EU PSN. this PS Vita version features the ability to zoom in to have a closer look or the ability to play the game using the touch screens. the game will cost €5.99 and the file size is 330MB.

Source: EU PlayStation Blog

Atlus Have Released A New Teaser Trailer For Shin Megami Tensei IV

Atlus have released a new teaser trailer for Shin Megami Tensei IV, their upcoming 3DS game. it briefly shows cutscenes and in-game action.

Ubisoft Have Released A Game Play Video For Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon And Announce Soundtrack Can Be Pre-Ordered

Ubisoft have released a new gameplay video for Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon. this video, which features developer commentary, shows you taking on the enemies of Blood Dragon island and blowing stuff up.



Ubisoft have also announced the soundtrack to the game, by a group called Power Glove, is available for pre-order. the soundtrack comes out 1st May for £7.99 and features 25 tracks. album can be pre-ordered from iTunes, or if your buying the PC version straight from Ubisoft you can get the album for free.

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Majesco And Disney Interactive Reveal Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff, Coming To 360, Wii U, Wii, DS And 3DS This August

 

Majesco and Disney Interactive have revealed Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff. coming this Auguston Wii, Wii U, DS, 3DS and Xbox 360, Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff has you playing as the boys as they explore the world in their newest invention to find cool loot for them to display in their backyard museum of cool.

Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff Features Include:

Multiple Gameplay Modes:

-Exploration Mode: Switch on-the-fly between ambitious innovator Phineas and silent, but stoic "Man of Action" Ferb as they explore an ancient lost temple, underwater caverns and more in search of treasure! 
-Action Mode: Transform Perry from subdued pet to super Agent P and battle the evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.
  • Build, upgrade and customize the A.T.T. (All-Terrain Transformatron vehicle), then take it on treasure-seeking adventures around the world.   
  • Original Storyline: Experience four intertwining episodes filled with witty humor and outlandish adventures.   
  • Museum of Cool: Display the loot collected inside including the lost Atlantis hieroglyph, caveman’s first stone wheel, floating baby head, and much more.

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Bethesda Reveal The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition, Coming 7th June To PC, PS3 And Xbox 360


Bethesda have revealed The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition. coming 4th June for $59.99 in the USA and 7th June across the EU on PS3, PC and Xbox 360, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition brings together the game and all it's DLC into one package. also included are updates made to the game via firmware, up to 1.9, and these include Legendary difficulty mode and Legendary Skills.

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Nintendo Announce Wii U Firmware Update 3.0 Is Out Now, Detail Changes And List Tomorrows Virtual Console Releases

Nintendo have announced Wii U firmware update 3.0 is out now. i have downloaded it and found it to be a big file that takes a long time to download and install. Nintendo have revealed that it brings the following to the Wii U:

Addition of Standby Functions Feature
  • This feature enables data for purchased software, system updates and software updates to be downloaded and installed automatically even after the console has been turned off.

Updates to Miiverse
  • Controls using the Wii Remote, the Wii U Pro Controller, and the Classic Controller are now supported.
  • The input screen for handwritten posts is now also displayed on the TV.
  • The input screen for handwritten posts now features an undo/redo button.

Updates to the Internet Browser
  • Controls using the Wii Remote and the Wii U Pro Controller are now supported.
  • It is now possible to switch search engines when performing a keyword search.
  • It is now possible to navigate to the start page from bookmarks.

Update to Nintendo eShop
  • When purchasing downloadable software, any available updates for that software will be downloaded at the same time.

Updates to Download Management
  • It is now possible to reorder downloads.
  • Newly purchased downloadable software will automatically install once the download completes.

Updates to Parental Controls
  • The "Viewing Distributed Videos" restriction has been changed to "Entertainment Excluding Games". A screen requiring parental consent will be displayed before the first use of any non-game software (including video-viewing software) or other new service.

Enabled Direct Opening of Wii Menu
  • When the Wii U logo is displayed after turning on the console, holding down the B Button on the Wii U GamePad will open the Wii Menu directly. (If no default user has been selected on the console, the user-selection screen will be displayed, and a user must be selected.)

Updates to System Settings
  • Under Data Management, two USB storage devices can now be connected to move and/or copy data. You can move and/or copy data between the system memory and a USB storage device or between two USB storage devices. (Up to two USB storage devices can be connected when moving, copying or deleting data. In all other cases, only one USB storage device can be used at a time.)
  • Under Data Management, you can now move, copy or delete data for a selection of software titles.
  • The TV option now includes the option to adjust the screen size of the display on the TV. (This replaces the similar options previously available within Miiverse, Nintendo eShop, and the Internet Browser, which have now been removed.)
  • The "Auto Power-Down" option has been renamed to "Power Settings", which now includes both the auto power-down setting and the new standby functions feature.

Improvements to System Stability and Convenience
  • Improvements have been made to system stability and convenience for greater user enjoyment.
  • The time required to start the Wii U console, launch built-in applications, exit software and return to the main menu, jump between applications and jump between software and Miiverse has been reduced.

Coming 27th April will be the Virtual Console service and Wii U Panorama View. the later will be getting a free demo and 4 paid tours, €1.99/£1.79 each, which include London via a double decker bus and Rio De Janeiro during Carnival.

the virtual console games coming out on 27th April are:
Title
Platform
Available on
Price Point


Super Mario World™
(Nintendo)
Wii U
(Virtual Console)
Nintendo eShop from 27/4/13
€7.99
(£5.49)


Game Description: Mario and Luigi’s first Super NES escapade took them into a new land with new characters, new abilities and much more – becoming an all-time best-seller. In Super Mario World the plumber brothers come to Dinosaur Land, meet their new lovable companion Yoshi and do battle with Bowser and his minions across dozens of fiendishly designed levels packed with secrets. As well as riding Yoshi and slurping up enemies, you can also take to the skies with the aid of the new Cape Feather – and soar into a world of adventure!

This is the US version of the game.
Ice Climber™
(Nintendo)
Wii U
(Virtual Console)
Nintendo eShop from 27/4/13
€4.99
(£3.49)


Game Description: Conquer treacherous peaks, leap across icy chasms and swat snow-dwelling beasts – solo or with a friend – in this NES classic. Use your hammer to bash blocks and to defend yourself from the wildlife as you head towards the summit. Make it through all eight floors to reach the bonus stage and grab as many vegetables as you can before hitching a lift on a friendly condor. In two player mode, either work together to reach the mountain top or compete to see who can get the glory first!

This is the US version of the game.
Mario’s Super Picross™
(Nintendo)
Wii U
(Virtual Console)
Nintendo eShop from 27/4/13
€7.99
(£5.49)


Game Description: This Super Nintendo version of the popular ‘picture crossword’ game was originally released only in Japan, and features hundreds of relaxing yet challenging brainteasers. Each Picross puzzle consists of a numbered grid of tiles which reveal a picture when correctly chiselled away. In Mario’s main mode, a wrong move means losing time. However, in the more difficult Wario mode, mistakes are not shown, so be careful. Also, a friend can help by joining in with a second controller.
This is the Japanese version of the game.
Donkey Kong Jr.
(Nintendo)
Wii U
(Virtual Console)
Nintendo eShop from 27/4/13
€4.99
(£3.49)


Game Description: Donkey Kong has finally been captured by Mario! In this unique role-reversal platformer, you play as DK's son, Junior, and must save dad from Mario's clutches. Swing and climb your way across vines and chains to grab the keys that unlock Donkey Kong's cage, avoiding nasty critters like Snapjaws and Nitpickers. It's a game all about speed and high scores - so get swinging and rack up those points - but don't forget to rescue DK!

This is the US version of the game.
Excitebike™
(Nintendo)
Wii U
(Virtual Console)
Nintendo eShop from 27/4/13
€4.99
(£3.49)


Game Description: The original Excitebike combines high-octane thrills and hair-raising stunts in a masterpiece of simple yet effective design from the early days of the NES. Speed solo across perilous obstacle courses or face off against rival bikes in white-knuckle races against the clock. Speed and stability are key, as you must keep your bike level on the landings, to avoid eating dirt. You can also create – and then race on – your own tracks in the Design Mode.

This is the US version of the game.
Punch-Out!!™
(Nintendo)
Wii U
(Virtual Console)
Nintendo eShop from 27/4/13
€4.99
(£3.49)


Game Description: What rookie boxer Little Mac lacks in size, he makes up for in determination. And with trainer Doc Louis by his side, Little Mac is ready to win big! NES classic Punch-Out!! pits your pint-sized pugilist against such diverse rivals as the fragile-jawed Frenchman Glass Joe, sucker-punching Russian Soda Popinski and the Hollywood heavyweight Super Macho Man. Use jabs, body blows, hooks and uppercuts to discover your opponent's weak spot and make the knockout blow. Also, look out for an appearance by Mario as the referee!

This is the US version of the game.
F-ZERO™
(Nintendo)
Wii U
(Virtual Console)
Nintendo eShop from 27/4/13
€7.99
(£5.49)


Game Description: In the year 2560, the greatest racing competition is the F-ZERO championship. Pilots from across the galaxy risk their lives in a high-speed battle of turbo-charged hovercraft. Taking full advantage of the Super NES’s 'Mode 7™' effect, F-ZERO redefined racing games with its smooth, fast graphics and thrilling gameplay. It also featured one of the most famous soundtracks in video games, and introduced players to the likes of Captain Falcon and Samurai Goroh.

This is the US version of the game.












Press Release

Aksys Announce Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi By Idea Factory Is Coming To The USA


Aksys Games have announced they are bringing Idea Factory's Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi to the USA. no release date was announced. Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi is a 3DS visual novel/otome that is part of the Hakuoki series. the story is a missing persons case that involves imperial soldiers, the shogun, samurai warriors and the supernatural.

Key Features:

An Epic Tale of Love and Honor – Learn about Chizuru and her many companions, as well as the secrets and political intrigue behind the Shinsengumi and the mystery of her missing father.

Six New Stories – Learn what happens in between major events, and gain a bit of insight into the minds of the characters!  These side tales give new meaning to other events in the story.

See The Men of Hakuoki in 3D – Utilizing Nintendo 3DS™’s 3D functionality, playHakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi in 3D!

Photo / Movie Gallery – As you progress through the game, unlock a myriad of photos and movies from important moments in the story!

Photo Booth Fun! – Get your friends and pose with your favorite characters in a variety of themes and backgrounds inspired by “purikura” – Japanese photo sticker booths! Create some unforgettable pictures!



Press Release

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Majesco Have Released A Launch Trailer For Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine

Majesco have released a launch trailer for Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine, a game from Pocketwatch Games. Monaco is out now on Xbox Live and Steam.


Rising Star Games Announce BEYBLADE: Evolution, A 3DS Game Coming This Fall With Sneak Peak Of BEYBLADE: Shogun Steel

Rising Star Games have revealed BEYBLADE: Evolution, an upcoming 3DS game based on the BEYBLADE: Metal Saga series which has been running since 2010. the game is set to come out in Fall and be available in two versions, the game itself or the game and a BEYBLADE Wing Pegasus 90WF which has not been released outside of Japan before. both versions will also come with an unlockable first look at the new 2013 cartoon, BEYBLADE: Shogun Steel.

BEYBLADE: Evolution will make use of the 3DS Gyro to give players the ability to launch their BEYBLADE and then it uses the cameras as well for precise control. players can engage in multiplayer battles or play through the story and unlock new parts.

Press Release

Curve Studios Reveal The New Name For Stealth Bastard On PSN Is Stealth Inc. – A Clone in the Dark


Curve Studios have announced the winners in the competition to rename Stealth bastard Deluxe for it's PSN release. the winning title was comprised from 2 different entries and the game will be known as Stealth Inc. – A Clone in the Dark. Stealth Inc. – A Clone in the Dark is coming to both PS3 and PS Vita this Summer.

Screenshots


Source: EU PlayStation Blog

ACE Team And Atlus Have Released A 6 Minute Game Play Video For Zeno Clash 2

ACE Team and Atlus have released a new game play video for Zeno Clash 2. this 6 minute video uses in-game action to highlight some improvements made over the previous game, this includes being able to aim your punches better and also counter enemy attacks. new attacks have also been added, like a reverse kick. the video shows Halstedom and provides a quick walk around and other small parts of the game like the ability to upgrade your stats and collect items are also shown.

Sony Have Released A New PlayStation 4 Video That Has Developers Talking About The DualShock 4

Sony have released a new video for the PlayStation 4. this video features various developers talking about the DualShock 4. they talk about new features, improvements to existing features and provide some examples on how they can use them. for example, they talk about how the PS4 can track the light bar on a controller, so if it's moved then the console can change the splitscreen to represent that move.



Source: USA PlayStation Blog

Llamasoft Announce TxK For PlayStation Vita, A Spiritual Sucessor To T2K


Llamasoft have announced they are releasing the spiritual successor to T2K (Tempest 2000) on PlayStation Vita. this game will be called TxK and extend and enhance the original T2K. there will be new terrains, new bonus rounds, new enemies and weapons and a new soundtrack. they aim to release this game this year and will reveal more about the game as the year goes on.

Source: EU PlayStation Blog

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Telltale Have Released A Launch Trailer For Telltale Games' Poker Night 2

Telltale have released a launch trailer for Telltale Games' Poker Night 2.

Rising Star Games Have Released A Launch Trailer For Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut

Rising Star Games have released a launch trailer for the PS3 exclusive title, Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut.


Activision Have Released A New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows Showing Michelangelo In Action


Activision have released a new trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows. this video uses in-game action to show the Michelangelo in action.



Microsoft Announce They Are Revealing The Next Xbox On 21st May, With A Futher Reveal At E3

Microsoft have confirmed there is going to be a new Xbox. they have announced the initial reveal of the console will be on 21st May. this event will be live streamed online and broadcasted on Spike TV from 1p ET/10a PT/17:00 GMT. then, 19 days later, Microsoft will continue the Xbox reveal at E3.

The announcement doesn't give much away, but perhaps when it says "...mark the beginning of a new generation of games, TV and entertainment" it hints that the next Xbox will indeed have some sort of Cable/Online Streaming TV.

Source: Major Nelson

Zero Punctuation - Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

Yahtzee was going to try to review Defiance but gave up and decided to go more family friendly, so this week Yahtzee has reviewed Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon. even though this made him nostalgic for the GameCube and controllers that fit in your hand properly, Yahtzee did try out all that the game had to offer, but was this in an attempt to find something he liked or did he actually like it that much?

Atlus And Vanillaware Announce Dragon's Crown Comes Out Across The USA On PS Vita And PS3 From 6th August

Atlus and Vanillaware have announced Dragon's Crown is coming out across the USA on 6th August. Dragon's Crown is coming out on the PSN for both PS3 and PS Vita and will feature Cross Save between the two platforms. there is no Cross Play between the games and whilst no price was revealed, in the comments Atlas say the PS3 version will cost $49.99 and the PS Vita version will cost $39.99, there is no Cross Buy promotion.

Screenshots


Source: USA PlayStation Blog

Deep Silver Have Released A New Metro Last Light Survival Guide Focusing On Weapons And Accessories

Deep Silver have released a new survival guide for Metro Last Light. this video uses in-game action to show how to use guns and accessories in the game.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Namco Bandai Have Released A Launch Trailer For Star Trek: The Video Game

Namco Bandai have released a launch trailer for Star Trek: The Video Game. personally i think it's a pretty good trailer, however reports on the game from the internet seem mixed.


Koch Media Announce Continuing Distrubuting Partnership With Focus Home Media, Detail Upcoming Releases


Koch Media have announced a continuation with their distribution partnership with Focus Home Media. Focus Home Media are a independent French Publisher and this deal will see them bringing Farm Simulator to consoles for the first time in September.

Announced Release Schedule
Mars: War Logs (PC) Release date: 26th April
Wargame: Airland Battle (PC) Release date: 17th May
Magrunner (PC) Release date: 21st June
Pro Cycling Manager 2013 (PC) Release date: 21st June
Tour de France 2013 100th Edition (X360 & PS3) Release date: 28th June
ObsCure (PC) Release date: 5th September
Farming Simulator (X360 & PS3) Release date: 5th September

Press Release

Nordic Games Announce They Are A Successful THQ IP Bidder, More Than 150 SKUs For $4.9 Million


Nordic Games have revealed they are a successful bidder of THQ IP. they spent $4.9 Million on 150 SKU's worth of IP. this doesn't mean they own the rights to 150 games, it means they will own the rights to several game IP's and the platform versions they have been released on which add up to 150 versions. Nordic Games have not released the full list of games they have obtained, but have revealed it includes:

  • Titan Quest
  • Darksiders
  • Red Faction
  • MX vs. ATV
  • Frontlines
  • Juiced
  • Stuntmant
  • Destroy All Humans
  • Deadly Creatures
  • The Outfit
  • Summoner

Nordic Games are encouraging fans of those games to get in touch via their forums and talk about the future of those franchises.

Press Release

Deep Silver And Techland Have Released A Launch Trailer For Dead Island Riptide

Techland and Deep Silver have released a launch trailer for Dead Island Riptide.


Epic And People Can Fly Have Released A New Gears of War: Judgement Trailer For The Call To Arms DLC

Epic and People Can Fly have released a new trailer for Gears Of War: Judgement. this video is for the Call To Arms DLC, which is out now for Season Pass Holders, and it shows each of the new features included in the DLC.


Konami Reveal Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection, 8 Games Together Coming Out In June


Konami have revealed Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection. celebrating 25 Years of the Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection includes 8 games and is set to come out across the USA in June and includes the following games:
  • Metal Gear Solid - PS1 Version
  • Metal Gear Solid 2: HD Edition
  • Metal Gear Solid 3: HD Edition
  • Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD
  • Meat Gear Solid: VR Missions
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Trophy Edition
  • Metal Gear - MSX Version
  • Metal Gear 2 - MSX Version
  • Two Ashley Wood Digital Graphic Novels
Screenshots


Press Release

Deep Silver Reveal The Saints Row IV Commander In Chief Edition For The USA


Deep Silver have revealed the Saints Row IV Commander in Chief Edition. this USA bonus is a free upgrade for those who pre-order the game at certain retailers. the Commander in Chief Edition includes a Jet designed as an Eagle that shoots missiles out of his talons, a Uncle Sam uniform, and a 'Merica Weapon that is various weapons in one. Saints Row IV comes out across the USA on 20th August.

Press Release

Insomniac Announce A Ratchet And Clank Movie Is Coming To Cinemas In 2015

Insomniac have announced they are partnering with Blockade Entertainment and Rainmaker Entertainment to bring a Ratchet And Clank Movie to cinemas in 2015. Insomniac reveal they are having a hands on role with the films production, screenplay, character development, and animation consulting. T.J Fixman, writer of recent Ratchet And Clank games, is also writing the script for the film.



Source: EU PlayStation Blog

Monday, April 22, 2013

Ubisoft Announce Call of Juarez Gunslinger Comes out 22nd May For £11.99/1200 MS Points


Ubisoft have revealed the UK release date for Call of Juarez Gunslinger. the game comes out digitally on PS3 and Xbox 360 on 22nd May, with PC getting a Digital and retail release. the PS3 and PC version costs £11.99 with the Xbox 360 version costing 1200 MS Points. gamers who pre-order the PC version digitally will get Call Of Juarez Bound in Blood and those who pre-order from Uplay will also get an exclusive pack of weapons.

Press Release

EA Sports Announce They Are Giving Fans The Chance To Choose The Cover Athlete For NHL 14

EA Sports have announced they are giving fans the chance to vote for the NHL 14s cover athlete. starting from today, fans can head to NHL.com/CoverVote to cast their vote. last year over 25 Million votes were cast.


  
NHL 14 Cover Vote Schedule:

· Round of 60 – April 22-28: Teammate vs. teammate. One representative from each team plus two wild card selections advance. **

·  2-Player Leaderboard – April 29-May 5: Fans vote for their favorite 16 candidates; top 16 vote-getters advance.

· 16-player Bracket – May 6 - May 26: Weekly round-by-round, single-elimination playoff bracket decides finalists.

· The Finals – May 27- June 2: Winner takes the NHL 14 Cover.

NHL 14 Cover Athlete Candidates
Eastern Conference
Bruins Tyler Seguin, Zdeno Chara Lightning Teddy Purcell, Victor Hedman
Canadiens P.K. Subban, David Desharnais Maple Leafs Joffrey Lupul, James van Riemsdyk
Capitals Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson Panthers Kris Versteeg, Brian Campbell
Devils Martin Brodeur, Adam Henrique Penguins Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang
Flyers Wayne Simmonds, Jakub Voracek Rangers Carl Hagelin, Ryan Callahan
Hurricanes Eric Staal, Jordan Staal Sabres Ryan Miller, Tomas Vanek
Islanders John Tavares, Michael Grabner Senators Craig Anderson, Milan Michalek
Jets Evander Kane, Andrew Ladd


Western Conference
Avalanche Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog Kings Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown
Blackhawks Patrick Sharp, Duncan Keith Oilers Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall
Blue Jackets Brandon Dubinsky, Sergei Bobrovsky Predators Brandon Yip, Mike Fisher
Blues Alex Pietrangelo, David Perron Red Wings Jimmy Howard, Pavel Datsyuk
Canucks Ryan Kesler, Alex Burrows Sharks Joe Thornton, Logan Couture
Coyotes Keith Yandle, Shane Doan Stars Kari Lehtonen, Jamie Benn
Ducks Andrew Cogliano, Matt Beleskey Wild Mikko Koivu, Niklas Backstrom
Flames Dennis Wideman, Lee Stempniak



Press Release

Mastertronic Reveal Worms Revolution Collection For Xbox 360, Out 3rd May For £24.99


Mastertronic have revealed Worms Revolution Collection for Xbox 360. coming 3rd May for £24.99, Worms Revolution Collection features Worms Revolution and 3 DLC packs and Worms 2 Armageddon and 5 DLC packs.



Press Release

Ubisoft Have Released A Trailer For The Wii U Version Of Splinter Cell Blacklist

Ubisoft have released a new trailer for the Wii U version of Splinter Cell Blacklist. this video uses in-game action to show the GamePad specific features. these include using the gyro's inside the GamePad to control the Trirotor, touching the screen to pick out enemy targets, using the GamePad as a video screen for the Snake Camera and general weapon changing menus and more.


Arc System Works Have Released A Launch Trailer For Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R


Arc System Works have released a launch trailer and detailed Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R on PS Vita. Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus was actually shelved and focus moved to the PS3 version instead, but in spring 2012 the project was restarted after the game hit arcades. they reveal that they tried playing around with the screen, trying to get 16:9 to work but were unable to so they stuck with the 4:3 resolution. the weaker characters from Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus have been given more weapons and options. Kliff and Justice, boss characters, are now playable. Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R comes out 23rd April in the USA.



Source: USA PlayStation Blog

Konami Announce Deal With Asian Football Federation, The AFC Champions League Is In Forthcoming Pro Evolution Soccer


Konami have announced that they have entered an agreement with the Asian Football Federation to include the Asian Football Federation Champions League in forthcoming versions of Pro Evolution Soccer. players will be able to choose to play as one of 32 clubs in this tournament and compete to win it.

Press Release

UK Game Charts; Injustice: Gods Among Us, BioShock Infinite, Fire Emblem: Awakening, Tomb Raider, Defiance

BioShock Infinite is finally dethroned from its number 1 position this week by Injustice: Gods Among Us. the other new entry to make it into the top 20 all format chart is the 3DS exclusive Fire Emblem: Awakening which came in at 3. the only other new game in any other chart is History: Legends Of War on PS Vita coming in at 20 in that chart. apart from that, most chart action were games swapping places with each other.

All Formats Charts

1 - Injustice: Gods Among Us
2 - BioShock Infinite
3 - Fire Emblem: Awakening
4 - Tomb Raider
5 - Defiance
6 - FIFA 13
7 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2
8 - Luigi's Mansion 2
9 - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14
10 - Far Cry 3
11 - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
12 - LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
13 - Assassin's Creed III
14 - Skylanders Giants
15 - Gears Of War: Judgement
16 - Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
17 - Need For Speed Most Wanted
18 - God Of War: Ascension
19 - Sonic And All Stars Racing Transformed
20 - Sleeping Dogs

PS3 Charts

1 - Injustice: Gods Among Us
2 - Tomb Raider
3 - BioShock Infinite
4 - God Of War: Ascension
5 - FIFA 13
6 - Defiance
7 - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14
8 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2
9 - Far Cry 3
10 - Assassin's Creed III
11 - Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
12 - Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
13 - Need For Speed Most Wanted
14 - Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception Game Of The Year Edition
15 - Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel
16 - WWE 13
17 - Crysis 3
18 - NBA 2K13
19 - Aliens: Colonial Marines
20 - Pro Evolution Soccer 2013

Xbox 360

1 - Injustice: Gods Among Us
2 - BioShock Infinite
3 - Defiance
4 - Tomb Raider
5 - FIFA 13
6 - Gears Of War Judgement
7 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops II
8 - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14
9 - Halo 4
10 - Far Cry 3
11 - Assassin's Creed III
12 - Forza Horizon
13 - Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
14 - Borderlands 2
15 - Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel
16 - Need For Speed Most Wanted
17 - Aliens: Colonial Marines
18 - Crysis 3
19 - Skylanders Giants
20 - LEGO The Lord Of The Rings

Wii U

1 - LEGO City: Undercover
2 - Nintendo Land
3 - New Super Mario Bros. U
4 - Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
5 - Sonic And All Stars Racing Transformed
6 - Assassin's Creed III
7 - Zombi U
8 - Rabbids Land
9 - Sports Connection
10 -Marvel Avengers: Battle For Earth
11 - Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition
12 - Skylanders Giants
13 - FIFA 13
14 - Need For Speed Most Wanted
15 - Disney Epic Mikey 2: The Power Of Two
16 - Just Dance 4
17 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops II
18 - The Croods: Prehistoric Party
19 - Darksiders II
20 - Tank! Tank! Tank!

PS Vita

1 - Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition
2 - FIFA 13
3 - Assassin's Creed III Liberation
4 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops Declassified
5 - Need For Speed Most Wanted
6 - Uncharted: Golden Abyss
7 - LittleBigPlanet PS Vita
8 - Sonic And All Stars Racing Transformed
9 - Persona 4 Golden
10 - LEGO The Lord Of The Rings
11 - Rayman Origins
12 - Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time
13 - Metal Gear Solid HD Collection
14 - LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
15 - Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz
16 - Street Fighter X Tekken
17 - Everybody's Golf
18 - Mortal Kombat
19 - PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale
20 - History: Legends Of War

3DS

1 - Fire Emblem: Awakening
2 - Luigi's Mansion 2
3 - New Super Mario Bros. 2
4 - Mario Kart 7
5 - Super Mario 3D Sticker Land
6 - Paper Mario: Sticker Star
7 - Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
8 - Professor Layton And The Miracle Mask
9 - Sonic And All Stars Racing Transformed
10 - Sonic Generations

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

Last Weeks Charts

Saturday, April 20, 2013

NISA Announce They Are Bringing The PSP Game Black Rock Shooter The Game To The West From Tuesday

NISA have announced they are bringing the PSP game by IMAGEEPOCH INC Black Rock Shooter The Game to the West. the game will come out on the PSN next Tuesday, 23rd April, across the USA and the next day across the EU and it should work fine on the PS Vita.

Black Rock Shooter The Game takes place in 2032 on earth. aliens have been attacking the earth for 19 years and now humanity is on the brink. Black Rock Shooter has been created to defeat them once and for all, but by the time she is awakened there are only 12 humans left. as well as a main story there are side quests and mini games.



Screenshots


Source: USA PlayStation Blog

Mass Creation Announce Draw Slasher Comes Out On PS Vita From 24th April For €4.99

Mass Creation have announced they are bringing Draw Slasher to PS Vita from 24th April for €4.99. This PS Vita version has twice as much content than the earlier mobile versions, it has been redesigned with new locations, opponents and bosses. You play as Hanzo, a Ninja whose family has been abducted by the pirate monkey zombies. to play, you tap on the screen to run, draw lines to slash and you can pinch the screen to summon the abilities menu. there are 3 game modes, Story, Endless Arcade and Challenges.



Screenshots


Source: EU PlayStation Blog