Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Issued a patch for the PS3 version of Call of Duty: Black Ops

Solved everything? After the last update to the PlayStation 3 version of Call of Duty: Black Ops, which seemed almost worse than doing best in the industry online multiplayer FPS, Activision, has arrived today the new update is intended to correct the problems encountered in last days. The patch 1.05 is explained in detail on the official website of the game, essentially aims to regulate a number of problems arose with the Netcode: Improved UPnP which uses improve the transition from a "party" to another Added the ability to "mute" Entered the feature "kick" to release people from lobbying for private parties or party in Fixed problem of incorrect display when a player leaves the lobby after a team split Fixed a problem that blocked the pre-game lobby during the countdown for the balance We await the teams at this point the initial response to see if this patch has finally solved the problems prevailing in the sector of online multiplayer millionaire Call of Duty: Black Ops.

Activision wants $ 400 million by West, Zampella and EA

 Fight to the About Cases pennies: Activision has requested compensation for damages of $ 400 million dollars and the two "fugitives" Jason West and Vince Zampella that (cumulatively) to Electronic Arts. At the heart of the matter is of course the abandonment of the publisher by the two ex-minds, Infinity Ward, followed by the couple in the direct competitor of Activision, EA.

According to the Associated Press, the publisher of Kotick has already filed a complaint with the Superior Court of Los Angeles due to violations to the original contract that bound the two developers. Activision's move comes in response to the complaint brought forward by West and Zampella as against the publisher in question, however, linked to this bonus money is not paid and approximately $ 36 million, all in all "contained" than the opposite.

LittleBigPlanet 2 (PS3): LittleBigPlanet 2 full and demo

LittleBigPlanet 2 is officially "gold" that is complete according to announcements by Sony and Media Molecule, along the last trailer dedicated to the new single player campaign. That this time, will have a real cast of actors and supporting actors, as well as the inevitable Sackboy. Remember that in the update today to the European PlayStation Store includes the playable demo containing a portion of the single-player and multiplayer features.

EA Partners Public Portal 2 stores

Box brand not only digital delivery for Portal 2, as a mature product and is preparing to complete to hit the shelves in canned form in April 2011. EA Partners will be to deal with the publishing of the new first-person puzzle game from Valve, at least for the North American market under the brand name of Redwood City to camp on the package versions of PC, Mac, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Obviously, the game will also be released on Steam development team directly from the holder of that digital delivery.

Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale on digital delivery

A historic name brand history of RPGs, Dungeons & Dragons, is back in form with a new chapter in video game developed specifically for digital delivery. The title is Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale and it is an action-RPG for Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and PC created by Bedlam Games in collaboration with Atari, which will be the publisher.

In this we will be exploring the "Mines Tethyamar" in what appears to have a meaning much of the classic action RPG, with whom to share the title seems more like the background, the suggestions of fantasy. For the rest, the description seems to be a real hack-and-slash with progression of the characters and multiplayer co-operative.

CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS (PS3): Black Ops updated on new PS3

Treyarch has released a new patch for Call of Duty: Black Ops dedicated specifically to the PlayStation 3 version and the problems that have emerged since the last update. Several people, in fact, had reported difficulties in finding multiplayer games, PSN sudden disconnections from the network and so on.

All this should become a thing after installing the patch 1.05, about 27MB, which are the inevitable summary notes on the official forums (obviously in English).

PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3): NeoGeo Station in video and discounted

NeoGeo Station arrives on the PlayStation Store with more than ten titles of the unforgettable console / coin-op 90, a 20% discount for users What PlayStation Plus, this week, they receive free Samurai Shodown, followed by february Magician Lord. After the text, you see the trailer for listing with a summary in English of the specification.

Compared to the original versions, which were announced as "arcade perfect", we will find some extras as backups, and online play on PlayStation 3, which of course becomes the local network multiplayer on PSP. Note that not all games are compatible with both consoles, for more details refer to the PlayStation blog.

Mario Kart 3DS is working well, says Miyamoto

We believe ... According to Shigeru Miyamoto, the Mario Kart interesting 3DS already would work very well on what is now one of the most anticipated mobile platforms on the market in recent years, that is precisely the 3DS. It is therefore the first time that Nintendo man talks about the 3D version of one of the most famous brand for the Japanese company, who happened to be on time riprensenta with the arrival of a new console branded with the name of the big N.

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Daggerdale (PS3): Announced Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale

Atari introduced in Dungeons & Dragons video Daggerdale, title inspired by the famous series of role-playing games that offer the traditional cooperative multiplayer for four players plus a single-player campaign. The distribution is announced in the spring only online, through Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and PC, Steam or competitors.

Although the action and fighting to remain the main elements, have announced significant scope for change and evolution of the characters, which of course will be divided into classes of typical Dungeons & Dragons. Here, the first trailer of ad ...

APOCALYPSE MotorStorm (PS3): MotorStorm has a career

A video behind the scenes "shows us the news of the single-player game. Sony introduced the first of a series of trailers behind the scenes dedicated to MotorStorm: Apocalypse. This episode focuses, with over six minutes to play scenes and comments on the new single player career. Apparently, it will have its own history and three difficulty levels represented by different drivers at our disposal.

A contest for those who purchased the Signature Edition GT5

 To win a super car ...! Anyone who since last November 24 decided to buy a copy of the Signature Edition on Gran Turismo 5 driving simulator available exclusively PlyStation 3 can participate in an interesting initiative. In fact, starting from next Dec. 27 will launch a contest organized by Sony, which can be accessed through the voucher code contained in the special sale and you could win a beautiful Mercedes-Benz SLS AM real.

DEAD RED REDEMPTION (PS3): Working conditions "extreme" in Rockstar?

It is not the first time we hear about working conditions "inhumane" for employees of Rockstar San Diego, better known as the creators of the Most Red Dead Redemption, fresh from Game of the Year title awarded to the Spike Video Game Awards. To make matters worse we thought a blog post on the staff of Zero Dean, deleted as soon as the "voice" started to circulate, the content of which was repeated on Web Eurogamer, the author, who makes no secret of his identity he actually worked as a Senior Environment Artist at the game development team.

NEED FOR SPEED: HOT PURSUIT (IPhO): Maxi update for Need For Speed

Electronic Arts has updated the iPhone and iPad version of Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit entering a career as a street racer (read: illegal driver) as well as that of policeman. In all, after the update are 24 single player events, three new weapons and 15 cars, 5 of which are exclusive to this mode. Mention must also be 10 extra cars for the multiplayer Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, but above all that the game is still discounted to 79 cents (both versions) for the Christmas holidays.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is ready in mid-

Endless ... The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, the highly anticipated latest installment of the series in development for Wii presented during the last E3 2010, now seems to be only 50% complete. To support and own Shigeru Miyamoto, the Chief of the new project. According to Miyamoto, in essence, the title would arrive in mid-completion of the development path, outlining how the priorities of the team has always been a packaged product almost perfect and full of replay value.

A diary of development for Test Drive Unlimited 2

A trip to Ibiza ... Atari and Eden Studios have published - through the portal GameTrailers - a new movie associated with the Test Drive Unlimited 2. This is the first journal specifically dedicated to the production of the developers, who called "The Road to Ibiza" offers us a long study for what will be some of the locations and characteristics that the version of the title compelta will be able to propose.

MOTIONSPORTS (X360) Ubisoft expands the Milan team

The publisher Ubisoft has asked the press to "amplify" its search for new talent to incorporate into its unique team of Italian development, based in Milan, for the creation of a new title and will be announced shortly and should arrive in stores by the end of the first quarter of 2011. The offer is valid for all roles of a development team: aspiring programmers, game designers, graphic designers, animators, character technical director and game testers are invited to register your CV at the job section of the website of the publisher.

Kinect: no increase in sensitivity

Microsoft says its ... As we had promptly reported in recent days because of unspecified indiscretions had been discussed by Microsoft the possibility of a significant improvement of the sensitivity of Kinect through a firmware update. Then comes the official denial by Microsoft itself, which has specified, through a statement that it is not absolutely in anticipation of such an operation although the device is always in constant espensione and in particular by virtue of the satisfaction of ' company for the current state of performance of Kinect.

Dead Space 2 in a brand new trailer

Always nice ... Electronic Arts has released a new trailer for Dead Space 2, sequel in development at Visceral Games on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. It is this time of yet another presentation of trailers for the latest adventures of Isaac, who will have to see if the monsters and dangers more troublesome than before.

Find the file attached and ready for display at the bottom of the article. Recall that Dead Space 2 will debut in Europe next January on all reference platforms, from yesterday is a demo available on Xbox Live this evening while the same also on the PSN version will arrive dimsotrativa.

CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS (PS3): One billion dollars for Black Ops

A press release from publisher Activision has confirmed the rapid pace that still features the sales of Call of Duty: Black Ops, more than a month from the stores of the three versions for PC and console HD and those created specifically for the console Nintendo. The shooters, Treyarch has indeed generated much a billion dollars for the manufacturer in California, alongside Avatar James Cameron as the most popular entertainment product by the public this year.

Independent Games iPhone and benefits for 79 cents

 A third charity Child's Play Another initiative linked to the purchase of video games: this time it comes to iPhone and six independent titles that occur at a discount. The Indie iPhone Holiday Sale is related entity background in charitable gaming "Child's Play", known for its varied somewhat similar initiatives undertaken in recent years.

The 6 games in question are Canabalt, Solipskier, Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor, osmosis, and Elissa Drop7, all offered at 79 cents with a third of the proceeds for the charity.

Harmonix against Viacom

A legal battle As reported by Gamasutra, Harmonix has gone against Viacom to court, because of alleged unpaid bonus from the company for the results achieved by the Rock Band franchise. The case is brought by members of the team itself, with the founders Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy in the first line, which by some ex-shareholders of the group.

Under the agreement the acquisition of Harmonix by Viacom, in fact, shareholders were to receive a bonus on return on investment based on financial results before the games, once exceeded $ 32 million and 45 million thereafter. In essence, must have applied a "multiplier" which increases with virtually no gains on the shares expire (at least, the agreement specifies no limit), the second thing that the accusers did not happen.

Demo available for StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty

It was now too ... Onset occurred on July 27 in Europe, water has passed under the bridge a lot. Yet equally pleased to welcome the distribution of the playable demo of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, made popular by the legendary Blizzard sequel. This demo version can be downloaded through Battle. net, you can test first hand the first three missions of the single player campaign Wings of Liberty and the Skirmish mode.

New video for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Retribution

Time Retribution Relic and THQ are presented with a new trailer for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Retribution, the maxi-expansion to Dawn of War II set to arrive on PC in March 2011. The trailer is short but very intense as well as a narrative in Italian with subtitles that explains something of the background featuring the latest chapter in the RTS in question are also shown various scenes taken directly from the game.

One billion dollars for Call of Duty: Black Ops, free weekend at Live

Mountains of money and 'a real war machine Call of Duty: Black Ops, in particular with regard to the astonishing figures he's doing to cash in Activision and Treyarch the global market. The new milestone reached by the new installment of the war is even talk of a billion dollars in proceeds from the sale by the publisher of the game on all formats and all markets on which it was submitted.

Not necessarily connected to this, Activision has organized a special event for Treyarch FPS on Xbox Live, or the "free weekend". This means that all Xbox 360 users in possession of the game, even those who do not have a subscription to Xbox Live Gold, can participate in multiplayer 28 to 30 January 2011.

MEDIEVAL The Sims (PC): The Sims is a limited edition Medieval

 The publisher and developer Electronic Arts has reported the presence of The Sims Medieval Limited Edition on its online store, preordered now at a cost of € 49.90 and waited to be released in the next spring in regular edition. The images you find here below show in detail some of the bonus content, or three rooms of the throne theme (Barbarian, Black Magic and Princess) and two sets of clothing called Monarch exclusive - that is dedicated to aspiring kings and queens - and Hangman, market is characterized by gloomy black hood in order.

StarCraft II (PC) The demo of StarCraft II

After a few months from now the game in stores, the publisher and developer Blizzard has decided to release a demo of StarCraft II, for those who still entertained doubts about the quality of this real-time strategy "blockbuster" on Mac and PC, along with teammate World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. To proceed to the downlad is advisable to go through the official site, which still requires a registration even if the demo is single player only.

SID MEIER'S CIVILIZATION V (PC): Jon Shafer leaves the Civilization series

It is certainly a good-bye "heavy" to Jon Shafer at the Firaxis development team, within which contributed to the birth of the two most recent chapters of Civilization and its expansions. The news appeared first on the blog Flash of Steel, which was then updated with the comments of stakeholders. There is, unfortunately, the mysterious reason for this neglect, especially as the Shafer is proud of the games on which he has worked in nearly six years of residence in the studies led by Sid Meier (Firaxis, and marketing of echoes with a warm greeting and a wish).

LittleBigPlanet 2 in gold, confirmed European date

 In a month's announcement finally arrives in stores, by Media Molecule, LittleBigPlanet 2 entry into gold, having concluded that the development is going to be burned in the mass market. The news brings with it the confirmation of the release date of the European social game for the PlayStation 3: 19 January 2011 in most of Europe, with the exception of the United Kingdom and Ireland where the title will be present from January 21, along Australia and New Zealand.

Bulletstorm (PS3): Bulletstorm and Christmas greetings

Clicking on a thumbnail in the bottom of this news you can receive a Christmas card in the video by People Can Fly, the developers involved in the processing of Bulletstorm along with studies on behalf of Epic Games and publisher Electronic Arts. If you have a minimum this "spirit" of the game you can easily imagine that the tone of the message is not the classic, feel-good, and sugar, which characterizes the best wishes at this time.

News games: Uncharted no move to 3 and a new game for PSP2.

 Share this story Share on Facebook too! So we go to order: we have two stories about the world of Uncharted, talks about a new Uncharted 3 and one that speaks of a new game in the series for the PSP2. Let's start with the first: in fact the latest issue of Edge magazine that is on sale from December 21, you will find a feature article on the three video game Uncharted: Drake's Deception, which for the uninitiated is the third game of the series that is still under development and it was revealed just weeks ago for the Sony Playstation 3 console.

Three highly significant demo today on PSN

 Already on the U.S. store and Jap ... A beautiful day today for those who own a PlayStation 3 console. In fact, through the internet service PlayStation Network, starting from day three of today will be distributed to as many interesting titles on playable versions of the first floor: this is Bioware's Mass Effect 2, LittleBigPlanet Media Molecule 2 signed and 2 of Dead Space Visceral (already on Xbox Live from yesterday).

Xperia Play is the name of the PlayStation Phone?

It might actually be ... After rumors and rumors of various kinds, could this be the name of the infamous PlayStation Phone, that is what should show up soon on the phone market as "gaming" made by Sony. According to the portal pocketnow in recent days, the same would have registered the trademark Sony Xperia play in Europe.

Sony Ericsson could then have entered into a further agreement with the company Xperia, which include signing a series of smartphones from Sony Ericsson have already launched in 2008 (one of the newer models is the Xperia X8, which uses as its Android operating system 2.1). We just have to wait to find out more.

Confirmed the onset of DC Universe Online

Appointment in January ... After rumors arose just yesterday, finally came the confirmation of the official release date on DC Universe Online, MMO comic character in development at Sony Online on PlayStation 3 and PC platforms. Therefore, DC Universe Online coming to Europe from the 14th of January, just three days before the U.S. counterpart. Recall that the PlayStation Network is already Presno a few days the beta of the stock to subscribers, and that PS Plus compelta to play the version you will need to take out a subscription form available in several formulas.

New trailer for THOR: God of Thunder

Stories of hammers ... SEGA has released a new trailer for THOR: God of Thunder, or the revisiting of the famous Marvel comic video game that comes pretty close to the motion picture currently in production. The video resumes the presentation along with other sequences of gameplay, recalling the final stage in the release date for the title on the market set for next May.
Here's the trailer, ready as ever for viewing.