Monday, June 3, 2013

Sony Announce Toro's Friend Network And A Paint Park Update Come To The USA PS Vita This Week

Sony have announced Toro's Friend Network and a update to Paint Park are coming out this week on the USA PS Vita PSN. Toro's Friend Network will be a free download and Paint Park will be updated to Paint Park Plus. Paint Park Plus will bring more colours, pens and brushes and a new feature where you can connect dots on templates. buy using all these new tools you earn points and from these points you can unlock more templates. also added is support for uploading the picture to Twitter. Toro's Friend Network is an app that lets you connect with your existing friends on Twitter and Facebook whilst also encouraging you to make new ones. with these friends you can fight through the friend dungeon and build a town.

Source: USA PlayStation Blog

Deep Silver Reveal Metro Last Light Sales Stats, Last Light Comfortably Outsells Metro 2033

Deep Silver have released some interesting sales statistics for Metro Last Light:

On Windows® PC, the game more than tripled Metro 2033's worldwide sales over the same opening week period

In the US, Metro: Last Light sold through more boxed units in its first week of sale than Metro 2033 has managed lifetime to date

Across all formats worldwide, Metro: Last Light has sold more units in its first week of sale than Metro 2033 managed in 3 months

• Metro: Last Light has shot to #1 in the weekly charts in multiple European territories including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, and also in the UK, where publisher Deep Silver recorded their fourth straight week at number 1

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Ivent Games Announce Strength Of The Sword 3 Comes To The PS3 PSN On 5th June

Ivent Games have announced Strength Of The Sword 3 is coming out on the PS3 PSN on 5th June. the game was built by 2 guys and it took them 5 years, it is a PS3 exclusive. Ivent Games describe it as:
“The player will take control of a blade-welding, magic-powered war-machine from the heavens and take on the Dark Mechanism and his minions in this Challenge-driven Sword Combat Game.”

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Aksys Games Reveal The Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi Limited Edition

Aksys Games have revealed the Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi Limited Edition. Coming to the 3DS, the Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi Limited Edition includes:

Japanese Folding Fan – What better way to cool down from the romance in Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi than with your very own Japanese-style fan with artwork from the series!

Japanese-style Towel – Need a slight pat down to make sure you look your best for the Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi photo booth? Look no further!

Men of Hakuoki Art Book – Just can’t get enough of the men of Hakuoki? We have an art book for that.  Featuring artwork from the series!

Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi 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, play Hakuoki: 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!

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NetherRealm Have Announced Mortal Kombat Character Scorpion Is Coming To Injustice: Gods Among Us As DLC

NetherRealm have announced a new character is coming to Injustice: Gods Among Us as DLC. coming soon is Scorpion, the Mortal Kombat character. his look in Injustice: Gods Among Us was designed by Jim Lee. Scorpion will cost £3.99/400 MS Points when it comes out.

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UFO Interactive Games Announce Mamorukun Curse! For PS3, Coming Digitally To USA On 16th July

UFO Interactive Games have revealed Mamorukun Curse!. this upcoming PS3 PSN game was developed by G.rev Ltd. and Gulti and is coming to the USA on 16th July. Mamorukun Curse! is a bullet hell shooter that follows Mamorukun and other chosen souls who have been taken to the Netherworld to restore balance.

Mamorukun Curse! Key Features:
  • 3 exciting game play modes: Netherworld Action Mode, Arcade Mode, and Story Mode
  • Online Leaderboards: Use Curse Powers to rack up huge bonuses and challenge your friends to the top-ranking spot of the online leaderboards
  • Includes all previously released DLC from the original Japanese version:
    • 2 Extra Netherworld Adventures Courses
    • 2 Additional playable characters: Nowa and Rukino for use in Arcade Mode and Netherworld Adventures Mode
    • Alternate Costumes for all 7 characters
  • 66 challenging PS3 Trophies to unlock 


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Namco Bandai Announce A Worldwide Release For Tales of Symphonia Chronicles On PS3

Namco Bandai have announced the PS3 exclusive Tales of Symphonia Chronicles will come out around the world. Tales of Symphonia Chronicles consists of Tales Of Symphonia, with HD Graphics and new content, and its sequel Tales of Symphonia: Dawn Of The New World. Japan will get Tales of Symphonia Chronicles first in October 2013 with Europe, Australasia and the America's getting the game in early 2014.


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UK Game Charts; Grid 2, FIFA 13, Dead Island Riptide, Far Cry 3, Resident Evil: Revelations

Resident Evil: Revelations failed to hold onto the top spot for a second week dropping down to 5. this meant that new entry Grid 2 dominates the top spot, also coming in a number 1 on both PS3 and Xbox 360 charts. the other new release this week was Fuse, but that failed to get into the all format chart and only made it to 20 on PS3 and 17 on Xbox 360.

All Formats Charts

1 - Grid 2
2 - FIFA 13
3 - Dead Island Riptide
4 - Far Cry 3
5 - Resident Evil: Revelations
6 - Assassin's Creed III
7 - Metro Last Light
8 - Donkey Kong Country Returns
9 - LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
10 - Tomb Raider
11 - BioShock Infinite
12 - Luigi's Mansion 2
13 - Need For Speed Most Wanted
14 - Crysis 3
15 - LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins
16 - Skylanders Giants
17 - LEGO The Lord Of The Rings
18 - Injustice: Gods Among Us
19 - Grand Theft Auto IV
20 - The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim

PS3 Charts

1 - Grid 2
2 - FIFA 13
3 - God Of War: Ascension
4 - Far Cry 3
5 - Resident Evil: Revelations
6 - Dead Island Riptide
7 - Tomb Raider
8 - Metro Last Light
9 - BioShock Infinite
10 - Crysis 3
11 - The Walking Dead
12 - Injustice: Gods Among Us
13 - Fast And Furious: Showdown
14 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops II
15 - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14
16 - LEGO The Lord Of The Rings
17 - Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
18 - Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Game Of The Year Edition
19 - Skylanders Giants
20 - Fuse

Xbox 360

1 - Grid 2
2 - FIFA 13
3 - Dead Island: Riptide
4 - Metro Last Light
5 - Resident Evil: Revelations
6 - Halo 4
7 - BioShock Infinite
8 - Tomb Raider
9 - Injustice: Gods Among Us
10 - Crysis 3
11 - Call Of Duty: Black Ops II
12 - Fast And Furious: Showdown
13 - The Walking Dead
14 - Defiance
15 - LEGO The Lord Of The Rings
16 - Skylanders Giants
17 - Fuse
18 - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14
19 - Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel
20 - Forza Horizon

Wii U

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

PS Vita

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


1 - Donkey Kong Country Returns
2 - Luigi's Mansion 2
3 - LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins
4 - Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Infinity
5 - Fire Emblem: Awakening
6 - Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
7 - New Super Mario Bros. 2
8 - Mario Kart 7
9 - LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
10 - Super Mario 3D Land

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

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