Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Microsoft Release New Video Explaining Online Multiplayer On Xbox One, Remove User Game Save Control

Microsoft have released a new video for the Xbox One which focuses on Online Multiplayer. they talk, and sometimes use examples, about the new reputation system and how being blocked will lower your score. they confirm that as well as a reputation being lowered, you can work on it and improve it. Microsoft have confirmed that only Gold Members can share things from the DVR. Microsoft highlight that their cloud gaming system means there should be less cheating online as the matches are in the cloud on servers and not on a users console.

At the beginning of the interview Microsoft appear to confirm that users will not have control over their game saves, with them being largely hidden.

Source: Major Nelson

Sony Announce Sportsfriends Is Coming To The PS4, PS3 Version Coming January

Sony have announced Sportsfriends is coming out on PS4. for those who backed the game on Kickstarter, they will have the choice whether to get the PS3 or PS4 versions. Doug Wilson has also confirmed that J.S Joust will make use of the light bar on the DualShock 4. Sportsfriends is currently set for a January release on PS3, all 4 games are ported to the PS3 and now the finishing the surrounding details.

Source: USA PlayStation Blog

Sony Announce Flower, flOw, Escape Plan and Sound Shapes For PS4 And PS Vita, Cross Buy Supported

Sony have announced they are bringing  Flower, flOw, Escape Plan and Sound Shapes to the PS4, with Flower and flOw also coming to the PS Vita. these games support Sony's Cross Buy Promotion which means that if you own any of these games on the PS3 or PS Vita already, you'll get the game on other platforms for free.

Flower will come out on PS4 and PS Vita on 29th November, for free if you already own the PS3 version. Sound Shapes comes to the PS4 on the 29th November also, and again it's free if you own the PS3/PS Vita versions. flOw is coming out on PS Vita and PS4 on 29th November and Escape Plan comes to the PS4 on 29th Novmber with re-worked DualShock 4 controller support, they're free if you already on them.

Source: EU PlayStation Blog

Zero Punctuation - Lost Planet 3

Yahtzee is back after his week off and he's playing Lost Planet 3. he's not been much of a fan of the series, but will this third entry change things for the good or is Lost Planet 3 just one game too many?

Nintendo Announce UK Release Dates For The Luigi And Zelda Themed 3DS Consoles

Nintendo have revealed the UK release dates for two upcoming special edition Nintendo 3DS Conesoles. 1st November see's the Luigi special edition coming out, in celebration of 30 years of Luigi. On 22nd November The Legend Of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds edition comes out with a digital copy of the game available for download from the eShop.

Source: Nintendo UK

Crytek Announce Warface Comes Out On 21st October On PC

Crytek have released a new trailer for Warface and announced it comes out on PC next week, 21st October. 

Namco Bandai Have Released A New Pocket Watch Trailer For Tales Of Xillia 2

Namco Bandai have released a new trailer for Tales Of Xillia 2. this trailer is mostly cinematic and focuses round a Pocket Watch, action and a train.

Majesco Release A New Trailer For Zumba Fitness World Party, Announce A Xbox One Release On 22nd November

Majesco have released a new trailer for Zumba Fitness World Party. this trailer shows action from the Xbox 360 Kinect version the game, focusing on the basic features. Majesco have also announced the Xbox One version of the game will come out on 22nd November, the Wii U, Wii and Xbox 360 versions come out on 5th November.

Press Release

Stardock Reveal Galactic Civilizations III, Coming Exclusively To 64-Bit PC's

Stardock have revealed Galactic Civilizations III. the game will be coming out exclusively to 64-bit PC's and will be true to it's core gameplay whilst adding new features like multiplayer and improved visuals. Stardock say the move to 64-bit PC's means the game can be dramatically bigger, be better for modders and allow Stardock to release more DLC for the game.

Stardock have detailed the Founder's Edition and Founder's Elite Editions. the first is $39.99 will include Beta access and a special forum badge. the second is $99.99 and entitles the player to all future DLC and expansions, alpha access, name in credits and the right to name a star in the game.

Press Release

Ubisoft Announce All Versions Of Watch Dogs Have Been Delayed Until Spring 2014

Ubisoft have announced all versions of Watch Dogs have been delayed until Spring 2014.

The Following is a Statement from Ubisoft in regards to the delay of Watch Dogs on all platforms: