Saturday, April 30, 2011

The developers of SSX we show the evolution of Elise in video

From good to very good team behind EA's SSX, which over the months has lost subtitle Deadly Descents, had the idea to create a series of videos that show the graphic evolution of the different characters. Watching it is understood that a search was a more realistic style, without abandoning the basic features typical of the series.

This video is visible, especially through the artwork, the evolution of Elise, female character of great charm. Please note that the game is scheduled for 2012, then for 2011 you must satisfy the real snow. Source: VG247

Fallout: New Vegas - Patch patch for Xbox 360

Now we can return to play after the problems caused by patch 1.3 to the Xbox 360 version of Fallout: New Vegas, (LINK), Bethesda has announced that it has finally settled the situation and had issued a patch working perfectly. At this point, users who had installed the patch for fear of the crash can download the update in safety, while those who had downloaded and had problems, they can download the new version 100% guaranteed to be stable.

Chaos & Order Online topped the charts in the App Store

The Gameloft off to a great MMORPG Available on Store from April 27, Order & Chaos Online has already entered the top five best-selling games for iPhone and iPad in many countries, achieving the first position of the charts in France, Germany, Spain and Italy. The game, which can be purchased at a price of € 5.49 from this link, you can choose your character from four different races (elves, humans, orcs and undead), divided themselves into two factions (Order and Chaos, of course), and using literally thousands of objects in this rich and engaging battles exploratory stages.

Unveiling the new Assassin's Creed?

The next installment of Assassin's Creed could be subtitled Revelations, at least judging from a link posted on the Facebook page of the game. "The day I've been waiting for has finally arrived! Click the link below to help unveil the new Assassin's Creed!" Reads a post on the first page. The link posted below the message leads to another page where you should click on "I Like It" to see a mysterious movie that does not reveal, for now, absolutely nothing of the game.

Some image for Beyond the Labyrinth

Since there's some fascinating labyrinth Famitsu images of the new RPG developed by tri-Ace for Nintendo 3DS, a particular dungeon crawler that promises great things at least for the atmosphere that emerges from these images. The game is currently in development and is about 60% complete, in process under the guidance of director Takayuki Suguri who has previously worked on the particular resonance of Fate.

Details of the DLC Free Portal 2

Valve has confirmed the release of a free DLC for Portal 2, which will be released on all platforms (Mac, PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360) by the end of summer. The package will include new test rooms, online rankings, a new Challenge mode for single-player and co-op ... and more. Remember that the game released a few days ago, was one of the few to win the coveted perfect score on the pages of Videogame Source.

Culture Club coming to Rock Band

The 80s pop band Culture Club a cult band Faith No More will join the family in Rock Band next week a new set of DLC. The game's official forum has also announced the release of other pieces of bands like Stone Temple Pilots, Phish and Loverboy. Here is the complete list of songs that will be available from May 3 on the Wii and Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on the next day ...

PSN allowing, of course: Each track will keep the price of € 1.49/200 canon Wii/160 Points Microsoft Points. The last four tracks of the list are also available in Pro and Pro Bass Guitar for the price of € 0.79/100 Microsoft Points Points Wii/80.

Information about the new Tomb Raider

Some characteristics revealed several international journals published recently, notably the Spanish and French Consoles Hobby Consolas, have released several new details on Tomb Raider in the works at Crystal Dynamics. Here is a summary of what came out, which, however, some possible spoilers and advances that may not be appreciated by those who want the surprise: A Lara more human than in the past, bleeding and suffering will have to fight to survive expressions Lara and camera movement were designed to amplify the sense of the dramatic scenes Rebooting the game is accompanied by a complete reinvention of the character, which now has a different body (younger and less gushing) and is less scope for super-human action Lara Croft is just out University and is on an expedition on a ship called Endurance, which sank off the coast of Japan.

Cave Story 3D has a date

The 3DS remake of Cave Story will be released in Europe in September. The developers of the NIS have also announced that American players can get their hands on the game about a month earlier, on August 9. The gameplay will remain the same versions of the PC and WiiWare releases above, plus, of course, 3D graphics and a soundtrack renewed.

"Transforming the game from 2D to 3D was a big challenge, which allowed us to further expand the world of Cave Story," said Victor Rodriguez, CEO of the development team Nicalis.

PSN: tomorrow a conference with Kaz Hirai

The truth? Sony has announced a conference on the topic Official PlayStation Network tomorrow, held by Kaz Hirai himself. The conference will be held in Japan, at 2 pm local time, or about 7 in the morning in our country. It should therefore be extended and the first official communication about the events that occurred in recent days to an online platform for PlayStation 3, subject to intrusion by hackers (or crackers) and the subsequent theft of user data.

Cliffy B would Master Chief in Gears of War 3

But Microsoft are picky Epic's lead designer in charge of Gears of War series, which is the famous Cliff Bleszinski, has said that this idea for Gears of War 3 but was unable to realize was the introduction of Master Chief as a playable character. "I'll tell you a secret," he answered the question about the possibility that Complex celebrities taken from other series, such as Master Chief or Commander Shepard can be included as additional fighters in Gears of War 3, "I actually asked Microsoft if I could put Master Chief in the game, but those guys are pretty picky.

Contest Portal 2 - The Results

Dear Videogame Sources, judging by the amount of mail that I had the pleasure of receiving in the last week, it seems that now we are taking pleasure in participating in our contest! The number of participants in our activities is in fact increased dramatically from week to week and therefore choose the winners, has become an increasingly difficult task ...

is a dirty job but someone's gotta do it, no? We begin as always with a tribute to all those who, while standing out in sympathy and originality, are unfortunately not able to win a place in our "Top 5" - but not defeated, we will certainly at rifarvi! After this necessary introduction, here we finally reached the time to reward the ideas that we have deemed to be the best: Congratulations! In the next hours will be contacted by me to provide your personal information so that the material will be shipped as soon as possible.

Two videos for the patch 4.2 of World of WarCraft: Cataclysm

Welcome to the Firelands! The patch 4.2 for World of WarCraft: Cataclysm in the game will introduce the Firelands, a terrible and mysterious place that players will find themselves exploring with new content released by Blizzard. The two videos shown at the end serve as a preview to this effect, showing the development of a quest and a raid.

Fans of WoW, then, will still have a lot 'of adventures to be ...

Portal 2, the first DLC will be free

On all platforms! Valve has just announced that the first DLC for Portal 2 will be free on all platforms (PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360), and will contain "new test rooms for players, rankings, a challenge mode in single and multiplayer and much more. " We can therefore expect a substantial enrichment of the experience, because certainly the developers did not express the full potential of Portal 2 edition release in stores.

New trailer for Mount & Blade: With Fire & Sword

Here is how to successfully manage a siege! The new trailer released by Paradox Interactive Entertainment for Mount & Blade: With Fire & Sword shows us again the spectacular action of the battle personally experienced, and in this case the siege of a fortress that our character must drive in best possible way.

We will therefore let us off in the enemies, scale walls and walk them loose from its opponents, so to introduce into the enemy fortress to eliminate all resistance from within!

The educational version of CryEngine 3 is used in more than 250 universities

CryEngine study with great success for the Education License of CryEngine 3, which is the version of the graphics engine from Crytek and distributed for educational research in universities. The development team said that the German deployment in 12 months were more than 250 universities that have received such a license for a wide variety of projects from architecture, art and design to computer science and cinematography.

Assassin's Creed: Revelations revealed by mistake?

Here is a picture posted on the Facebook page for a few seconds of Assassin's Creed could be a joke, of course, but April 1st is long past. Here's what happened: a member of the famous forum NeoGAF has found on the Facebook page dedicated to Assassin's Creed Ubisoft precisely the moment when he did apparirre - probably in error - the logo that you see on the side.

What's more, it was not just a static image, but an animation in Flash that contains the name of Altair written in Arabic characters, and the phrase "an exclusive look at the next game in the Assassin's Creed." Everything suggests, in short, that the image has been posted by mistake and ahead of its time, but that soon we might just have some clarification from Ubisoft.

PSN, the point of view of developers

The problem is not only the data users know the problem right now on the PlayStation Network, the violation of the system by one or more hackers and exposure to the same sensitive data like credit card numbers to customers and investigations which will hopefully lead you to discover who is responsible for this disaster.

What you just talked about so far is rather the point of view of developers, especially those who had planned to publish a title exclusively on the PSN and now find themselves at a crossroads. Just like the guys Redspotgames, who were about to release a minis entitled Rush Rush Rally Racing and that, at this point, they decided to create a survey to see if the user still has confidence in the platform or if Sony is the case of cancel the project.

Friday, April 29, 2011

A patch for the patch Fallout: New Vegas on Xbox 360

Yo dawg! I heard you like patches ... A situation seems a bit 'strange, but Bethesda has officially announced to be working on a patch to fix the problems that seem to have emerged for several people after the recent update of Fallout: New Vegas. The patch release was previously issued to correct some problems in the game and will probably pave the way for the exit of the rumored DLC Honest Hearts, but some people immediately pointed out the problems in loading saved games after you apply this update.

PSN, the investigations assigned to the FBI

The truth is out there, the rest of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed to Kotaku star of turning their investigation into the well-known violation of the PlayStation Network. "The FBI is aware of the information about the intrusion on the servers of the NDP, and is in constant contact with Sony to deal with it," said Special Agent Darrell Foxworth.

"We are analyzing the data available to determine the facts and circumstances relating to this criminal activity." Meanwhile, the attorneys general of twenty-two states continue to seek answers to Sony about the breach, particularly because the company has spent so much time to warn their users of the attack.

Images and packshot for Cave Story 3D

A review in three dimensions as reported this morning, the American version of Cave Story 3D makeover in three dimensions for Nintendo's popular platform 3DS indie also released on WiiWare, coming with a delay than previously revealed, for the hours on August 9. NIS America spreads some pictures that show the game in its new design and packaging of the American Journal of which is given in the gallery below, recalling that the European version of Cave Story 3D will arrive in September.

Available on the fourth Back to the Future

If you have set in motion the time machine to arrive instantly at the launch day of the fourth episode of Back to the Future (the play, of course), you can also turn off the flux capacitor and put on the shelf plutonium. For those who had booked the entire pentalogy, the Telltale Games has released today by the penultimate episode, entitled "Double Visions, a few hours available for PC and Mac In this fourth adventure Marty will finally put in place the space-time continuum, semi-altered and destroyed in the previous chapter, Citizen Brown.

New trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic

Here the growth of a Sith Warrior Sith warriors are powerful and deadly a concept is clear to anyone who knows the Star Wars universe, and the new trailer released by LucasArts for Star Wars: The Old Republic strongly confirms the idea. We see what is the progression of a character like this, thanks to their combat skills with a lightsaber and use of force can confront and defeat any adversary.

Sony Santa Monica on a new project?

Sony Santa Monica, team responsible for multi-million dollar franchise God of War, might be working on a game diametrically opposite to the adventures that until now was the protagonist Kratos. A series of recruitment ads published by the company suggests the development of a shooter "open-world" with online elements.

The guys from California are in fact looking for a senior combat designer who has experience in the FPS and third person. Another of the open positions for a "level designer specialized in creating worlds open-world". Unless God of War 4 will not be turned into a shooter with vehicles, which we hope will not happen, these are clear signs that the team is ready to embark on an all-new design.

Slant Six 3 and Mass Effect at GDC Europe

In addition to Gamescom The lineup of GDC Europe 2011, set within the Gamescom August 15 to 17 in Cologne, is enhanced by two other interesting encounters. This is an event dedicated entirely to Mass Effect 3 in which Scylla Costa Brenon Holmes and BioWare will illustrate "how to design and develop creatures: a case study on Mass Effect 2 and 3" and a conference with Paul Martin that Slant Six show you how to "massively increase the production flow." Two meetings in short, as befits the scope GDC, strictly dedicated to professionals, but it is possible that details will emerge interesting also for "normal" users.

Royal wedding in sauce Sims

Electronic Arts has enjoyed creating a parody of the event in recent weeks has dominated the world of gossip and that today has found his (it's appropriate to say) coronation. Obviously we are talking about the royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton of England, which took place a few hours ago and has been recreated in "short" with The Sims 3.

In funny video, which can be found at this address, there are not even the performance of Prince Harry and of course the queen herself. Before you look at it, though, remember to wear a suit and tie.

MotoGP 10/11, Dovizioso talks Estoril

The famous Italian rider explains how to deal with the Third Circuit appointment with Andrea Dovizioso, who explains how to deal with MotoGP Estoril 10/11. In the video, Dovizioso talks about his relationship with the races and then go into the details of Estoril, commenting on the sequences of gameplay of the new episode of the series produced by Capcom and developed by Monumental Games, to teach the tricks needed to make a good ride track.

Starhawk (almost) official

While the "affair PSN is still far from a solution, the world goes on and the E3 is getting closer, which means that companies continue to find their cards. One of the last is represented by Starhawk, which is the sequel to Warhawk which is discussed for some time and now seems ready for the official announcement.

Sony prepared to show your Los Angeles, but some rumors on the features of the game have already begun to break the network. Starhawk is developing at the team Lightbox Interactive, which has replaced Incognito Entertainment after its closure. Should remain PS3 exclusive and will propose a gameplay similar to the previous chapter, but with more emphasis towards the fighting in the air, but ...

I also wish you a cup of coffee?

Follow the podcast, so Nintendo offers! Finally reaches the Podcast episode 117, Multiplayer. com and this week are several topics discussed by the editors of the site. Here is a brief summary. Cafe Project 2: What the hell is it? The drama PlayStation Network. Portal Valve 2 the last game with a single player wise? PSPgo RIP.

The idiocy of the week. As usual, the episode can be listened to in streaming and downloaded from this page on your site, or you can easily subscribe for free on iTunes by following this link, so as to automatically download new episodes when available. To discuss the new episode, you run the dedicated page and let us know what you think!

Need for Speed: The Run

If, like me, have always felt an uncontrollable attraction to the racing game, whether arcade or simulation, you will be pleased to know that at this very hour Electronic Arts has formalized the development of Need for Speed: The Run. The title, expected on 3DS, PC, PS3, Wii and Xbox 360 Nov. 18, will not be a direct sequel or Shift or Hot Pursuit 2, but on the contrary, inspired by the world of street racing, will be a net return to the roots for the brand.

Final Fantasy XI Collection Abysse Ultimate Edition on PC

This will truly Ultimate? There was already an "Ultimate Collection" for Final Fantasy XI, but this news confirms that the collection was not just Ultimate, and then down with Final Fantasy XI Abysse Ultimate Collection Edition. In addition to representing a game titled considerably long, the security in question collects everything that has come out so far on Final Fantasy XI, Square Enix MMORPG long still active on your PC.

EA goes for innovation

According to Activision, players hate the companies that dominate their respective market segments, but probably those who complain of the publisher of Call of Duty is particularly critical of an unwilling attitude to the new IP. Activision has never made any secret of wanting it to concentrate on only a few quality franchises.

Unlike the publisher of Call of Duty, in recent years, EA has instead opted for a different approach that includes, in addition to IP-going, the launching of several unpublished franchise. "We can not forget the new IP, new genres, new talents and new opportunities," said Stuart Lang, EA to MCV.

Just Add Water takes up the idea Oddworld: Hand of Odd

A strategic casual Recovery Oddworld seems to be a real mission for Just Add Water, which after announcing the remake in high definition all the series 'regular' and Stranger's Wrath has decided to reopen the project Oddworld: Hand of Odd , as Eurogamer reports today. net. The game in question was an RTS Command & Conquer-style set in the universe of Oddworld, announced for the first time in 1998 but later canceled the following year without being able to reach a definitive state.

Mortal Kombat, patch arriving at the multi

Netherrealm is due to run for cover as a result of the influx of players who have poured on the multiplayer of Mortal Kombat. According to the official website of Mortal Kombat (via VG247), the studio is currently working to resolve some technical problems. "We had some unexpected technical in nature," reads the website of the game.

"Every day you play multiplayer matches of millions of Mortal Kombat. Netherrealm and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Studios are aware of the problems related to gambling online, including those for King of the Hill and ranked matches 1vs1. We will try to resolve problems as soon as possible.

Initial information about Need for Speed: The Run

Frostbite Engine 2, developed by Black Box and another after the first teaser trailer released a few hours ago, there's still some information regarding the mysterious Need for Speed: The Run, the latest chapter in the racing series developed by Electronic Arts Black Box, announced today . The game is scheduled for Nintendo 3DS, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii will arrive in Europe on November 17, focuses on the clandestine world of motor racing in the United States, with locations ranging from San Francisco to New York.

PSN Trophies and prejudice Buddy List

The history users download PlayStation 3, the buddy list and settings of the network will not be affected by the attack suffered by the NDP, said Sony. Trophies will not be lost, and saved user PS + cloud will be restored, the company also lets you know Japan. The NDP is offline from April 20, according to Sony, the partial restoration could take place around May 3 and is already looking for ways to "thank the consumers" who had "a remarkable patience." In the past few hours, however, an expert in computer security of TrendMicro, Kevin Stevens, has resurfaced with the fears of consumers talking about credit cards equipped with security codes sold on illegal forum.

Unpleasant Horse is available on the App Store

Free Horse unpleasant but the new video game "experimental" PopCap - developed alternative label 4th & Battery - Unpleasant Horse, is now available on the App Store. This is a particular action game in which we are to control the "unpleasant horse" intent to jump from cloud to cloud launching the pony that is on the road in a giant meat grinder.

Apple had originally rejected the game because of "mature content", then with the new classification of the title was made available. It should be noted that the download is completely free. Link: Unpleasant Horse

Let the founder of Volition

Mike Kulas, Volition's founder, left after 18 years the study of THQ, as reported by GamesIndustry. Kulas had started working in 1993 at Parallax Software. In 1996, the study divides and Kulas based Volition, acquired in 1998 by THQ, the publisher who has developed several titles including games franchise belonging to the Red Faction and Saints Row.

Kulas said he had voluntarily left the company. In its place, THQ has appointed Dan Cermak, the current VP of Product Development. Volition is currently working on The Third Saints Row, Red Faction: Armageddon, and the horror trilogy directed by Guillermo del Toro, insane.

Need FOR Speed: The Run - teaser trailer

Announced a new installment of Need for Speed punctual as a Swiss watch, the first of E3 comes the announcement of a new EA Need For Speed, complete with teaser trailer included: Need for Speed: The Run. Little is known about the game and the movie does not help, apart from the release date, which will be November 18, 2011, we can assume it will be more action-oriented (perhaps a free-roaming sections on foot?).

Abe HD, JAW decide in the summer

Just Add Water is still deciding which of the two titles PSOne era, including Abe's Oddysee and Abe's Exoddus, transpose definition era. "We want to do something, or probably Oddysee Exoddus, because we have the design of these two games," said a source Videogame boss JAW, Stewart Gilray. "People like what we do at the moment but we are still in pre-production.

We could make a remake of or Oddysee Exoddus, or alternatively develop a new game with elements from the other two." For the moment, JAW has already decided that the title will be in high definition and will arrive on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

It's time to Microsoft? Major announcement planned for E3

The corporation boasts excellent sales results in spite of not doing a lot of talk about him in recent times, Microsoft is achieving excellent financial results with sales of Kinect. Since the beginning of 2011, in fact, have been sold 2.3 million Xbox 360, an increase of 79% over the same period last year, thanks mainly to tow Kinect, which confirmed that the electronic device sold faster, as also recognized by the Guinness Book of Records.

PSP back on top in Japan

PlayStation Portable was the best-selling platform in Japan for the past seven days. According Andriasang, the portable Sony console was the only platform from those appearing in the top stocks to have had problems following the earthquake that struck Japan. First, between the home console, PlayStation 3 from Sony.

From a software perspective, the best selling game of the week was Battle and Get! Typing Pokemon DS, a collection of minigames bundled with a QWERTY keyboard. He debuted in the top ten with 12,163 copies of the exclusive PlayStation 3, SOCOM: Special Forces.

SBK 2011 in Superdirective today!

Continue Superdirective Multiplayer. it, from our studies of Terni. In today's episode show Superbike 2011 for PlayStation 3 and answer any questions from users! Connect at 17 Friday, April 29th at this page to interact with us. The maximum number of users that can connect simultaneously is equal to 5000, to see the direct non-stop you have to have an ADSL connection of at least 1.2 Mbits, we recommend that you do not download anything while watching the live itself.

Arriva Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee HD

Just Add Water has delayed the launch of the PlayStation 3 version of Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD. Since this week on the Sony console, the game will arrive on PSN in June. The developer has also announced a high definition remake of Munch's Oddysee. The game will be available in October in the promotion Oddboxx which will include all games of the Oddworld series.

JAW addition, Microsoft is currently discussing with the publication of both games in high definition on Xbox 360. "Initially we had clashed on the 2GB limit. On XBLA size must be less on Games on Demand no. I do not know how it works, but this is what we were told. So initially developed by the project," Videogame source told the boss of the study, Stewart Gilray.

The Town Museum and the virtual sawmill

Magic simulated activity on our PC At the opening of the sawmill Terragnolo, one of the promotions of the Town Museum will be to assist the reconstruction of the actual functioning of the structure of a virtual simulator sawmill: Woodcutter Simulator, to give way everyone to experience the magical world of saws and logs that fall.

Woodcutter Simulator is a very hardcore title that simulates the work of a sawmill in every detail, putting you in the face of disparate issues, such activity may result. We read the official press release, with all the details on the initiative: Former sawmill Venetian Terragnolo: from the manual processing of wood in the virtual one.

Back to life Oddworld: Hand of Odd

Just Add Water will publish in 2012 an updated version of Oddworld: Hand of Odd, a spin-off announced in 1998 and canceled the following year. The real-time strategy game will include the typical characters of Oddworld universe, including Mudokons and Glukkons. JAW wants to offer a modern design, "casual-oriented and not the intensity of the experience," said a source Videogame developer.

"The Command & Conquer and RTS are not particularly fashionable," says the boss of JAW, Stewart Gilray. "We try to integrate into the general concept of such securities and CityVille Farmville, see where it takes us to this strategy." Yet to be established platforms; JAW think iPad, Android, Facebook, PC and Mac "The game works well with the touchscreen interface or with the mouse.

Mount & Blade is the deal of the seventh on Steam

You will receive a gift by purchasing hats for Team Fortress 2 like every week, even in this Steam offers a deal, or a title (or series) sold at reduced price. This time it's the complete set of Mount & Blade, sold at a price reduced by 60% and including the recent With Fire and Sword. As usual you can buy the entire collection or individual titles.

Users who purchase the customer will receive some free hats for Team Fortress 2. Source: Steam

Future of the NDP, a problem of trust

According to analyst Michael Pachter, the attack suffered by the NDP is not a financial problem but on the image. "Sony has to make sure that this does not happen again," said Pachter in Videogame Source. "They need to strengthen the security of the NDP well above industry standards, and must make clear to consumers that their data is safe." On the same wavelength Piers Harding-Rolls of Screen Digest, that "rebuild consumer confidence will be an expensive operation for Sony." According to Pachter, the costs of the transaction could amount to approximately $ 50 million, a figure "not devastating to Sony." "Sony probably lost revenues of $ 10 million and revenue by $ 3 million in one week.

Brink: New Images of skills

The fetishistic worship of the tables the Bethesda has released five new images of the ability of Brink, in which selection screens are visible with the same description. If you want to know what they will do the characters in the game, give him a look.