Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Ragtag Studios Announce Ray's The Dead For PlayStation 4

Ragtag Studios have revealed their upcoming PS4 game is Ray's The Dead. this Zombie game set in the late 80's has you playing as Ray the zombie who is trying to find the reason for his death. he has a swarm of zombie underlings who are going to raise hell in the suburbs.

Explore Life & Death - Through unique playable flashback sequences, the player will not only play as Ray the zombie, but as Ray the living man.
Visually Refreshing Art Style - Combine the charm of hand drawn 2D characters with the beauty of detailed 3D modeled environments.
Craft & Control a Zombie Army - You'll start the game as a single zombie, Ray. You won’t be alone for long though as you convert your victims to members of Ray's army, each providing their unique abilities to his arsenal.
• An '80s Inspired Soundtrack

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Sony Have Released A New Game Trailer For Knack And Detailed Social Treasure Seeking

Sony have released new screenshots, a trailer and detailed social treasure seeking in Knack. this PS4 launch title was previously revealed at the original PS4 announcement back in February. this new video showed more of the game play and story for Knack. it showed his ability to take on different forms by absorbing pieces can be used in puzzles and to take on a variety of enemies.

Sony also revealed a unique social feature for Knack. in the game there are 60 treasure chests to find. these chests contain items that can be used to enhance Knack in various ways. these parts can then be put together to create items. the chests contain a different item in everyones game. this means when you come to a chest that your friends have found, you are presented with the choice of the item you found or the item your friend found.

the example they used is if your 1 part away from creating an item, if one of your friends had found that part in that chest you can also take it to complete your item. so more friends will mean more items that could be in each chest.

Source: EU PlayStation Blog

Polyphony Digital Have Released A New Gran Turismo 6 Trailer And Detailed Improvements To The Game

Polyphony Digital have released a new trailer for Gran Turismo 6 detailing new improvements to the game and it's engine over the previous game Gran Turismo 5. Polyphony Digital also announced new cars in the game, these include:
  • Nissan DeltaWing Race Car ’12
  • Chevrolet Corvette Stingray (C7) ’14
  • BMW Z4 GT3 ’11
  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 ’11
  • Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 N24 Schulze Motorsport ’13
  • Audi R8 LMS ultra (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) #3 ’12

Source: EU PlayStation Blog

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Turbine Have Released A New Infinite Crisis Trailer Introducing The Coast City Map

Turbine and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have released a new trailer for Infinite Crisis. this video introduces a new map called Coast City. this map is split into 3 main areas, the top lane, the bottom lane and the middle called The Wastes. both the lanes have turrets spaced along them whilst in the waste lands is the Doomsday Device.

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TT Games And Warner Bros. Have Released A E3 Trailer And Screenshots For LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

TT Games and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have released a launch trailer and screenshots for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. the screenshots show Asgard and a few Marvel characters including Wolverine, Thor, Iron Man and Mr Fantastic.


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Just Add Water Announce Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, Coming 2014 To The PlayStation 4

Just Add Water have revealed Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty. coming 2014 only on PlayStation 4, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty see's the return of Abe the Mudokon.

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A Trailer Of The PlayStation 4 User Interface Has Released, Reveals Chat, Share And More

Arekkz Gaming have a video for the PlayStation 4 UI. the video starts with the main UI being briefly shown before the player scrolls down to see whats new. here you can see what your friends have done, much like on the PS Vita you can thumb up. from that he launched the game and started playing. he later brings up a gameplay video from a friend when he gets stuck and then switches back to the game.

Later a mate sends a message asking to join in on Killzone: Shadow Fall. this part reveals you have the option to download the single player and multiplayer parts of the game separately. whilst that downloads and installs he goes back to Knack. he struggles with the game so his mate quickly records a video offering game play tips.

This video shows the new text messaging writing system. it reveals players on a mobile can join in the conversation with those on a console. they are also able to use a mobile app to download a game to their system.

Source: Arekkz Gaming Youtube Channel

Ubisoft Reveal The Crew, A PS4, Xbox One And PC Game That Is A Open World Racer Set in The USA

Ubisoft have revealed The Crew. this is a open world racer set in the USA. this world is full of challenges you can undertake either with yourself or you can seamlessly team up with 3 other friends to take them on. The Crew is set to come out in early 2014 across PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Jump in and out seamlessly and build your crew of four through bonding or intense rivalry. Whether your objective is to takedown a convoy or to escape the police, achieving it with friends ensures a fresh experience each time you join in.

The entire United States is your driving playground – all roads and everything in between. Every type of terrain imaginable is yours to master – from downtown city streets to suburbs, hillsides, cornfields, canyons, desert dunes or even race tracks.

Continue the experience on iOS, Android tablets, and on the web. Keep track of your friends’ performances and tinker with your ride before playing it live to set new records, or send your crew on jobs on-the-go to gain more XP and parts.

An extensive tuning system combining depth and simplicity allows you to collect cosmetic and performance parts and customize your licensed cars, according to your style and driving preferences.


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Ubisoft Announce Tom Clancy’s The Division, Coming 2014 To PS4 And Xbox One

Ubisoft have revealed Tom Clancy’s The Division. coming 2014 to PS4 and Xbox One, Tom Clancy’s The Division is a open world RPG that takes place in New York 3 weeks after a virus sweeps through the city. you play as a member of The Division, a top secret unit of self supporting tactical agents who have been activated by a presidential directive.

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Ubisoft And Obsidian Have Released A E3 Trailer For South Park: The Stick of Truth

Ubisoft and Obsidian have released a E3 trailer and 3 new screenshots for South Park: The Stick of Truth.

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment And Avalanche Studios Announce Mad Max

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Avalanche Studios have revealed Mad Max. coming in 2014 to PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One and Xbox 360, Mad Max is a open world game based on on-ground and vehicular combat. you can customise your vehicle, take on missions and scavenge for supplies.

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Have Released A E3 Trailer For Batman: Arkham Origins

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have released a E3 trailer for Batman: Arkham Origins. this E3 trailer reveals Bane, Deathstroke, Black Mask, Deadshot and The Joker. the video also reveals the new Remote Claw Gadget and Crime Scene System.

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Sony And Rockstar Reveal The Grand Theft Auto V PS3 Bundle And Custome Pulse Wireless Stereo Headset

Sony have announced there will be a Grand Theft Auto V PS3 console bundle when the game is released on 17th September. this bundle will include a 500 GB PS3 Console and a copy of Grand Theft Auto V. Sony have also announced a custom Grand Theft Auto V Pulse Wireless Stereo Headset and this will also be coming on 17th September.
SourceEU PlayStation Blog

Shuhei Yoshida Reveals PS4 Is Region Free, You Can Upgrade HDD And Releases How To Share Games Video

Sony's Shuhei Yoshida has used Twitter to confirm more details regarding the PS4:
  • He has confirmed the PS4 is Region Free
  • You Can upgrade the HDD in the PS4, it comes with 500 GB.
  • You Need PlayStation Plus to play games online on PS4

Shuhei Yoshida has also released this brief how to video detailing how you can share games on the PS4.

Source: Shuhei Yoshida on Twitter

EA Sports Have Released The Debut Trailer For FIFA 14 On PS4 And Xbox One

EA Sports have released the debut trailer for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version of FIFA 14.

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EA And Respawn Entertainment Announce Titanfall, Coming Spring 2014 To PC, Xbox One And Xbox 360

EA And Respawn Entertainment have revealed their debut game. Titanfall is a multiplayer only game coming Spring 2014 to Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. Titanfall aims to have the fast pace of multiplayer and the heroic set pieces of single player campaigns.

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EA And DICE Have Announce Mirror's Edge For PlayStation 4, Xbox One And PC

EA And DICE have announced a new Mirror's Edge game is coming. no release date was announced, but EA and DICE have confirmed that Mirror's Edge is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. this new game is set to enables players to explore more and offer more freedom in movement and action. this new Mirror's Edge will provide the origin story for Faith.

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Sony Announce The PlayStation 4 Will Cost $399 /€399/ £349

Sony's Press Conference ended with the price announcement of the PlayStation 4. it will cost $399 /€399/ £349. that is 100 less than the Xbox One price announcement and around only 50 more than the Wii U.

Sony Have Revealed The PlayStation 4 Hardware And PS4 Microphone That Comes Included

Sony have revealed the PlayStation 4 system. it can be used either vertically with a stand or Horizontally. the Blu-Ray Drive is in the middle section, and appears to start half way through Sony at the top and past buttons into the section that's a matt colour. next to it are 2 USB ports, which are located about half way in the matt section.

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Mojang And Microsoft Announce Minecraft: Xbox One Edition, Out During The Launch Window

Mojang and Microsoft have announced Minecraft: Xbox One Edition. this new version of Minecraft will include larger maps and allow more complex structures. mutliplayer features will also be enhanced. Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is set to come out during the Xbox One launch window.

Turn 10 Have Released New Screenshots, A Trailer And Fact Sheet For Forza Motorsport 5

Turn 10 have released new screenshots, a trailer and fact sheet for their upcoming Xbox One game Forza 5. Coming This November, Turn 10 list these as the main features of Forza 5:

  • Never race alone. By learning how you and your friends drive, the power of the cloud delivers real human behavior. Drivatar technology creates an ever-evolving network of opponents who are always ready to race. Real tendencies, real mistakes, real victories.
  • Rivals everywhere. Every corner a new challenge, every event a new chance to win. Compete against your friends’ top times in rotating challenges for in-game credits and bragging rights.
  • Fast and fair multiplayer. With Smart Match matchmaking and Xbox Live dedicated servers, experience epic, fast and competitive multiplayer perfectly suited to your skill and style.
  • Curated customization. The power of the cloud means the best custom content now finds you. With a system that learns your preferred cars and paint schemes, seamlessly experience the most compelling user-generated content available.
  • Your ever-growing garage. Your automotive journey continues long after launch. Download, drive and explore the most anticipated new cars in the world, months before they hit the showrooms, then challenge your friends in continuously updated online race events.


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Microsoft And Rare Reveal Kinect Sports Rivals, Coming November For Xbox One

Microsoft and Rare have revealed Kinect Sports Rivals for Xbox One. coming this November, Kinect Sports Rivals not only tracks your moves but it also now tracks your expressions and offers more competition between friends.

  • Get in the game. “Kinect Sports Rivals” puts you in the game like never before by scanning you and stylizing an on-screen version of you — a super you, a champion you — that looks like you, learns to act like you, and competes like you against your friends, even when you’re not around, using Xbox One Living Games technology.
  • All new tech. The all-new Kinect sensor for Xbox One offers three times more fidelity and 10 times more power than its predecessor. The new Kinect fidelity and precise tracking of not only limbs, but fingers and hands, creates the most nuanced and responsive gameplay ever. You can play a variety of ways including full body, partial body and seated experiences. With “Kinect Sports Rivals,” skill is important, precision is rewarded and small movements make big impacts.
  • A never-ending richer story. Your champion is challenged in a world full of competitors on one of three global teams, each with its own philosophy and playing style. Making the most of Xbox One’s always ready technology, “Kinect Sports Rivals” is an always-evolving experience that responds to how you, the champion of the game, play. No two players will ever have the same game experience with “Kinect Sports Rivals,” and the story and competition never has to end.
  • A whole new rivalry. Kinect Sports Rivals next generation social matchmaking pits you against other champions within your social sphere and/or skill level. “Kinect Sports Rivals”’s sophisticated matchmaking prompts you to compete with champions of matched or slightly higher skill level to ensure you continue to advance in the game. With Xbox One Living Games technology, the game learns how you and your friends compete, creating an ever-evolving network of rivals in the cloud so there is always someone “real” to compete with, not an artificial AI character. Now you never have to wait for someone else to get online. This is truly YOU versus the world.
  • New sports and experiences. “Kinect Sports Rivals” brings your favorite sports back in re-imagined ways, and delivers new sports, made possible only with the all-new re-engineered Kinect for Xbox One. Sports include soccer, climbing, wake race, target shooting, tennis and bowling.
  • Earn fame and glory. Multiple sports, events and online tournaments means there is always a new competition to enter. Every victory you have adds to your skill and fame level. Progressively master sporting events by levelling up, gaining fame and unlocking rewards.

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Access Games And Microsoft Annoucne D4, An Episodic Noir Adventure Coming To Xbox One

Access Games and Microsoft have revealed D4 for Xbox One. this is an episodic noir adventure game from Swery65 that follows the story of a detective who can dive back in time. he wants to use his power to solve who killed his wife and if he can, stop it from happening.


Crytek Reveal Ryse: Son Of Rome, A Xbox One Exclusive Coming November

Crytek have announced Ryse is now a Xbox One game called Ryse: Son Of Rome. it will also now be coming out in November and it no longer appears to be a Kinect only title, it's not clear if it uses Kinect any more. Ryse: Son Of Rome is a action adventure game where you play a Roman soldier named Marius Titus, he's seeking revenge for the death of his family and he leads an army trying to save the Roman Empire.


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Double Helix And Microsoft Announce Killer Instinct For Xbox One

Microsoft and Double Helix have announced Killer Instinct is returning on Xbox One, after not appearing on consoles for nearly 10 years. this Xbox One version will feature progressions, dynamic challenges based on user behavior and predictive matchmaking for competitive fights.


Capcom And Microsoft Reveal Dead Rising 3 For Xbox One, Out This November

Capcom and Microsoft have announced Dead Rising 3. this Xbox One Exclusive comes out this November and is set in an Open World. it will feature the action, weapon and character customisation the series is famous for as well as new SmartGlass and Kinect integration.