Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Sony Announce Partnership With Ovosonico, A New Independent Studio Formed By Massimo Guaring

Sony have announced they have entered a partnership with new independent studio Ovosonico. the CEO of Ovosonico is Massimo Guaring, he directed the games Naruto - Rise Of A Ninja and Shadow's Of The Damned. Massimo Guaring also has worked at Grasshopper Manufacture. Ovosonico was set up in 2012 and specializes in creating new IP, though nothing specific was revealed for PlayStation in this announcement. all that was revealed was Ovosonico would be working with Sony on a new IP.

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Nintendo Reveal Their PAX East Line-Up, Booth Offerings And Early Game Buys

Nintendo have revealed their PAX East Plans. as well as having both 3DS and Wii U games at their booth, Nintendo have announced they will be selling Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity on 3DS before they go on sale to the general public. they will also be selling Fire Emblem Awakening and the Red, Blue, Pink and the limited-edition Pikachu Nintendo 3DS XL system. 

Nintendo will have a separate Pokémon gaming lounge where fans can play Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity and have the chance of winning some giveaways, having their picture taken with Pokémon and taking part in Pokémon Trivia. The Nintendo booth will give fans a chance to have their mug shot taken for Albatross Island Prison, from LEGO City: Undercover.

Wii U games and applications scheduled to be shown at the booth include:
• Pikmin 3 from Nintendo
• The Wonderful 101 from Nintendo
• LEGO® City Undercover from Nintendo
• Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate from Capcom
• Need for Speed Most Wanted U from Electronic Arts
• Wii Street U powered by Google from Nintendo
• New Super Mario Bros. U from Nintendo
• Nintendo Land from Nintendo

Nintendo 3DS games scheduled to be shown include:
• Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon from Nintendo
• Animal Crossing: New Leaf from Nintendo (guided demonstration)
• LEGO® City Undercover: The Chase Begins from Nintendo
• Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity from Nintendo
• HarmoKnight from Nintendo
• Kersploosh! from Nintendo
• Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate from Capcom
• Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate from Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
• Fire Emblem Awakening from Nintendo

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Switchblade Monkeys Reveal Their Debut Game, Secret Ponchos For The PS3 And Xbox 360

Switchblade Monkeys have revealed their debut game. this independent studio is comprised of Former Senior-Level Staff from Blizzard, Hasbro, Radical and More. their debut game is coming to the PS3 and Xbox 360 and it called Secret Ponchos. it's a wild west multiplayer game that you can play 1 v 1 or all out gunfights. you can customise your outlaw and each has their own strengths, weapon types, special moves and play styles.

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Atlus Have Released A New Gameplay Trailer For Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers

Atlus have released a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming 3DS game Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers. this video focuses on demons and your Comp Device. it shows briefly summoning, fusion and demon collecting.

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Nintendo Have Released A New Trailer For Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity

Nintendo have released a new trailer for Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity. this video uses in-game action to show how you get different dungeons each time you play and to also show the  Magnagate function. this uses the 3DS cameras to search for portals in the real world that will lead you to new dungeons and Pokémon.

Capcom And Nintendo Have Released A Launch Trailer For Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Capcom and Nintendo have released  launch trailer for Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. this video shows how you can play the game on the Wii U, either solo, with friends who play on 3DS and Online or on the 3DS itself. it also briefly shows the app needed to transfer the save files between the Wii U and 3DS.

Focus Home Interactive Reveal Cities XL Platinum, On Steam, Is On Sale For £13.39

Kinda jumping on the fact SimCity has had some troubles, Focus Home Interactive have revealed their PC game Cities XL Platinum is currently on sale on Steam. this version of the game was released earlier in February, but for this week only Cities XL Platinum is 33% off. those who have bought previous versions of Cities XL, from 2011 or 2012, will get a discount of 85%. In Cities XL Platinum, there are over 1000 buildings, 60 huge maps and several challenges.

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505 Games And Trickstar Games Reveal Ashes Cricket 2013, Coming To PS3, Xbox 360, PC And Wii U This Summer

505 Games And Trickstar Games have revealed Ashes Cricket 2013. coming out this summer before the Ashes Tournament, Ashes Cricket 2013 is a PS3, Xbox 360, PC And Wii U game that aims to be realistic and dynamic. the game has been developed on a new engine so that pitches can deteriorate and games can be affected by weather and cloud cover. it will feature not just the Ashes campaign with England and Australia, it will also have short forms of the game that feature teams from across the world in tournaments and leagues.

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Rising Star Games Announce Deadly Premonition Comes: Directors Cut To UK PS3's On 26th April

Rising Star Games have announced they are bringing the PS3 game Deadly Premonition: Directors Cut to the UK on 26th April at retail and on the PlayStation Network. online retailers like Amazon.co.uk have a pre-order price of £29.99, the game will come with a free 30 day trial member ship to PlayStation Plus and Rising Star are working on additional pre-order bonuses for those who buy Deadly Premonition: Directors Cut at retail or from the PSN.

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EA Announce John Riccitiello Has Handed In His Resignation With His Final Day Being The 30th March

EA CEO John Riccitiello has handed in his resignation. the letter by Larry Probst, EA Executive Chairman has cited the reason for John Riccitiello leaving is due to EA's poor financial performance. John Riccitiello's last day at EA will be on 30th March, he has been CEO at EA since 2007.

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