Sunday, July 31, 2011

Just Dance 3, a trailer for the version Kinect

You can dance in four out of 11 in October in the Xbox 360 (with stand Kinect), PlayStation 3 (Move with support) and Wii, Just Dance shows with a new trailer made for the Comic-Con in San Diego focused on the Microsoft console. With Kinect, in fact, not only can you dance in front of four of the TV, but also custom create their own choreography and use it to challenge their friends.

Iwata blames for losses of 3DS

Following the stock market crash of Nintendo shares, fell by 12% following the announcement of the price-cut of 3DS, Satoru Iwata has declared that it intends to take full and total responsibility for the incident and, even more surprising that he salary reduced by 50%. "I am aware of being responsible for profits in the short and medium term.

It is one of my responsibilities as the role it plays," said Iwata. "I feel responsible for betraying the trust of consumers, have reported significant losses so soon after the launch, for having damaged the company financially and have reduced the annual dividend." Iwata also will not be the only one to suffer a reduction in salary, the "Representative Director" will see their wages reduced by 30% and the other "directors" of 20%.

New, brutal trailer for Supremacy MMA

The video is titled, not surprisingly, "Broken Bones" 505 Games and Kung Fu Factory have released a new trailer for Supremacy MMA, the simulation of shoot fighting, which hits stores in September for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The video does not focus on any wrestler in particular, but on the sheer violence: broken bones, blood spurts, and a yield impacts that seems to live up to expectations.

A new project for developers of World of Tanks

The announcement will be made during the Gamescom developers Wargaming. Net have announced that during the Gamescom reveal a new project. A surprising news, considering the fact that World of Warplanes unveiled recently, during E3. It is unclear whether this project will be a completely new game or something that has to do with World of Tanks, the only thing to note today is that developers have started to work there only recently.

The free-to-play on the Xbox 360 are "inevitable"

According to a developer, games, free-to-Play micro-transaction supported by the Xbox 360 are "inevitable." Todd Harris, Hi-Rez Studios boss (at work on free-to-play PC and Xbox 360 Tribes: Ascend), said that Microsoft plans would have expected an easing of the rules of Xbox LIVE to follow the dynamics of ' industry.

Develop revealed last month that Microsoft was in contact with the developers to talk about any dynamic free-to-play on Xbox 360. Right now the Xbox 360 version of Tribes: Ascend is blocked waiting for Microsoft schedule a sort of regulations for the management of free-to-play on Xbox Live.

Mario Kart Wii record

In Today Nintendo announced that Mario Kart Wii has just passed a record 28 million copies sold worldwide. The title, launched in April 2008, did indeed seem to record sales of 28.23 million units, reaching the company among the most successful products in Japan's history of the company. That the long awaited Mario Kart 7 is intended for such a success? Only time will give us an answer.

Sales also fell for SEGA

Even sales of the games Sega showed a sharp fall in April, May and June, with a loss of 2.224 billion yen (about 20 million euros). The figure is even more significant if you think that the house of Sonic in the same period last year was in surplus of 7.036 trillion yen (63 million). What happened in the meantime? Some of these huge losses is due to the earthquake that struck Japan, which has caused serious logistical problems to the company, but the problem is even (and especially) the low success of titles like Virtua Tennis 4 and Thor and Yakuza in the West: The End of Japan.

Apple has a reserve of € 53.5 billion

Today comes the news that Apple has provided a treasury of more than 53.5 billion euros, a figure which, incredibly, is even higher than that available in the United States of America. But the question is: what will be spent? According to some rumors that Jobs seems to intend to invest some of that money to acquire patents and licenses of various kinds, but no one will ever know for sure what his actual strategies ...

Ocarina of Time 3DS Million Sellers

In a time not so happy for Nintendo finally comes good news: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D 3DS is the first game to overcome the barrier of one million copies sold. Since its launch on June 16, 1.08 million pieces were distributed to fans of the game from shops: 810 000 270 000 in the West and in Japan.

Nintendo has confirmed the news this morning during a press conference in which he also announced the dates of some titles out europeee 3DS, Wii and DS. Unfortunately, among these stands out the reference to the first quarter of 2012 from Kid Icarus: Uprising. Here they are in detail: Nintendo Wii Nintendo DS 3DS

Ubisoft DRM is a success

Ubisoft said that the inclusion of DRM in their games, a method highly unpopular among the players, turned out to be a real success. In an interview with PC Gamer Ubisoft representative said that in games that require constant connection to the Internet has seen a drastic drop in piracy. The comment came in response to the inclusion of DRM Driver: San Francisco, which will require to be constantly connected to the network to play.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Ocarina of Time 3D over a million copies sold

3DS is the first title to succeed after so many bad news for Nintendo, he finally comes good: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D is the first title of its new handheld console to have more than one million copies sold, that has placed 1.08 million copies between the West (810mila) and Japan (270 thousand).

Bastion in the lead in the standings XBLA

The charming RPG Bastion jumped immediately at the top Xbox Live Arcade. Behind him is another new entry is placed, Warhammer 40.000: Kill Team, closely followed by Deadliest Warrior: Legends. Here is the complete rankings: As regards the activity on Xbox Live, is repeated once again the very same story.

At the top of the list of the most played online, we always find the trio Black Ops, Modern Warfare and Halo 2: Reach, leaving the crumbs to others:

Resistance 3: a video of the beta

Ten minutes of gameplay stolen We offer this video of ten minutes of gameplay from the beta of the multiplayer features in Resistance 3. The movie is made only by gameplay and allows you to realize how you play online last chapter of the Resistance series.

Announced All Zombies Must Die!

The makers of Burn Zombie Burn announced a new game whose objective is the destruction of whole hordes of undead, to be called All Zombies Must Die!. In the title of a boy, a girl, a mad scientist and an alien must join forces to address the beauty of 6 billion zombies. Continuing with the game you can unlock new weapons, characters, arenas and customization options.

All this will make it easier to complete the more advanced missions. All Zombies Must Die! released in the fall to PlayStation Network and Steam. Besides the possibility of a version for Xbox Live Arcade, there is still no date has been announced about it.

Announced the date of PES 2012

Konami has just announced that the eagerly-awaited PES 2012 will be launched on October 14 in the European market versions of the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The company has called Japan "the most advanced and ambitious football title ever," and we look forward to seeing if those words have been translated at the time of our analysis.

As for the editions of PES 2012 for PSP, PS2 and Wii, Konami has said that the release dates will be announced shortly.

Kinect Star Wars returns to show

We're dedicated to lovers of Star Wars Kinect bundle and have already started putting money away in anticipation dell'oneroso purchase? If the answer is yes, or at least have in mind to take home the game "base", you will be happy to know that, as evidenced by the latest images, the project is proceeding in the best way.

Waiting to find out more, so we leave you with an overview of new screens.

OnePlayS debuts in Europe

The passion for gaming, you know, it's not the most Ecnomo, but if you were already thinking of doing a mortgage on your favorite console to make sure all the masterpieces expected to be here until Christmas, could perhaps be OnePlayS the solution to your problems. What is it? Essentially a video game rental service, but what makes it particularly interesting is that the games selected will be delivered directly to your home.

iPad 3 will be released in November

The third generation of the Apple iPad will be launched in November this year, with a screen very similar to high-resolution iPhone Retina 4. This is what emerges from a new article in China Times also quoted by Business Insider. The tablet will be an upgrade Apple iPad 2. Beyond the new screen, in fact, the other technical characteristics should be the same.

Will be called iPad iPad 2 3 or HD? The article suggests that the launch was initially scheduled for iPad 3 September, to coincide with the iPhone 5. The delay was due to the difficulty of finding the components for the production by Apple.

"Tekken will always be a gaming platform"

Katsuhiro Harada, Tekken series producer, said that all producers should make their own titles for the Xbox 360. "If you're in the game industry but do not produce titles for Xbox 360, it means you're doing something wrong in your strategy." "The Tekken franchise has been confined for so long on PlayStation platforms, but starting with Tekken 6 has landed on Xbox 360 to also gain an even wider." Harada also said that all the upcoming chapters will see the light on the Microsoft console.

Wii and DS sell more than 3DS

Nintendo has revealed that the 3DS was not sold the console on the market between the three of the company last quarter. Just 710,000 have found a home console, 3D, compared with 1.56 million Wii 1.44 million and the "old" DS. Obviously one of the consequences of these results is also a lower software sales.

Just for 3DS 4.53 million of securities were sold, while the Wii stood at 13.4 million, 12.1 million, followed by the DS.

Good sales for RE: Mercenaries 3D

Capcom has announced that it sold over 400,000 copies of Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D from the day of launch. Added to this are the 300,000 of Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Monster Hunter Freedom 3, released in Japan only for now, but it was stopped in the first quarter to 100,000.

Sony Santa Monica cancels three games

The LinkedIn profile of Steve Johnson, a sound designer for Sony Santa Monica, has revealed that the study would have wiped out three projects for the PlayStation 3. Such securities, now deleted, were High Rise, Hand of God and Psynapse. Considering the quality of jobs previously out of the study of God of War is a pity that three projects have suffered a similar fate.

The profile of Johnson, however, confirmed that the studio is currently working on two unannounced titles. One of these could be God of War 4 since, as we have always been told, the adventures of Kratos are certainly not ended with the ending of God of War III.

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One - the first video dedicated to arms

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2, behind the scenes

The game is not much, but you are watching movies Electronic Arts has released a video behind the scenes of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2, which shows the real actors dubbing their virtual counterparts and talk about the game in general. Not bad, shame about the game.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Capcom also declined in the first quarter of financial year 2011

56.9% less compared to 2010 sales of games in the first quarter financial results for fiscal 2011 is proving to be a little bitter 'for all companies. In the case of Capcom, there was a decline in sales of games of 56.9% over the same period of 2010, with 6.462 million yen, while operating profit fell by 76.5% with 419 million yen.

The House in Osaka has blamed the poor results to lack of major releases in the period from April to June 2011. According to Capcom, in addition, products such as Monster Hunter 3, Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D and Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition have basically achieved the sales targets set.

Epic critical cuts in the credits of LA Noire

Mike Capps, president of Epic Games, spoke of the cut of the names of 130 programmers by the recognition of LA Noire. In an interview with IndustryGamers Capps said: "I think the awards are a very important and extremely convenient. It costs nothing to put a guy in the credits after three years of work has had to move to Seattle before the launch of the game because his mother became ill."

Garry's Mod over a million downloads

Garry Newman has announced on his blog that his Garry's Mod for Half-Life 2 has surpassed one million downloads. "For me it's a great result, especially considering that it all started as a small change made six years ago," said Newman. Despite being recognized as the creator of the mod, Newman points out that there were many people who over the years have helped him to develop the project.

Garry Newman said he was working on a big secret project for when he reached that goal, but unfortunately it is not ready yet. Finally, Newman would like to thank all those who, directly or indirectly, have contributed to the project of Garry's Mod

Epic against Team Bondi

The history of exploited workers has scorched the entire industry's history of abuse and Team Bondi workers continues (we talked about here, here, here, here and here), enriched with a new actor unexpected Epic Games. Oddly Mika Capps, president of the study, does not want to sell the Unreal Engine to McNamara and his associates, but described the failure to mention in the credits of 130 developers of LA Noire "inexcusable." For Capps credits are very important and it was "fucking mean" does not include people who worked on the project for years, although later he had to leave for some reason.

Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D postponed to 2012

The game was scheduled for November Apparently, the release of Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D 3DS Nintendo has been postponed to 2012. The game was supposed to reach store shelves in November. Konami has not yet provided any explanation on the delay, which comes at a time not so happy about the new portable console with 3D graphics, considering the rumors of a possible "exodus" from developers and publishers.

Driver in San Francisco on PC will require a permanent connection

The Return of the Werewolf Ubisoft DRM has spoken on Twitter DRM Driver: San Francisco PC. You will be happy to know (we're ironic) that will be required to play a permanent internet connection, a bit 'as they did with Assassin's Creed 2 and other triple-A games. In short, it seemed that Ubisoft had abandoned this type of protection and yet here it is, probably modified and improved to better combat piracy (at least hopefully not make the fool of the old).

Professor Layton will arrive on Wii U?

Level-5 is seriously considering the possibility of bringing the series to Wii Professor Layton U. The company's president and CEO, Akihiro Hino, was greatly impressed by the controller "touch" the next Nintendo home hardware, and believes it to be perfect for this series. So far the series of Layton was confined on the portable console of the big N, but the Wii U could be the springboard to the next-gen.

Happy anniversary PlayStation Plus

This is the month of the first anniversary of PlayStation Plus and Sony has already started to celebrate it with some interesting initiative for subscribers. All service members will have access to free and exclusive to Hunter Armour Section 8: Prejudice and the first 1000 who buy the game will receive a complimentary first chapter of the series.

It will also free the game Crash Comet, which will please all lovers of the genre "tower defense".

Ultimate Worms Mayhemannounced

Team 17 has announced Ultimate Worms Mayhem for PC, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade. The game, scheduled for this year, is described as a combination of enhanced and high definition 3 of Worms and Worms 4: Mayhem. In addition to offering content from both games, this new chapter will boast more missions, more puzzles, and even more customization for bastardissimi worms.

Team 17 also emphasized that the camera is finally improved and that more will be available for multiplayer maps.

The European release date for Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

October 7, 2011 marked on the calendar Nintendo has finally announced the European release date for Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2, or 7 October 2011. The game will continue in the wake of his predecessor and, among the new features will allow players to connect with Dragon Quest VI: In the realm of dreams and Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the sky mode random encounters.

Please note that the game will be released exclusively on Nintendo DS/DSi.

DICE justifies the limit to 30fps BF3

DICE has decided to do something to calm the console users, angered by the fact that Battlefield 3 will run at only 30 frames per second on PS3 and Xbox 360. It has attracted particular sensation, especially since arch-rival Battlefield, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, travels exactly twice as fast, on the same hardware.

"People should not worry about the console," said Karl Magnus DICE in the pages of GamingExaminer. "This subject has been discussed far beyond its actual importance. The more experienced users, who have already taken a look at the resolution you are running today's games, will not be surprised that most of the titles have a resolution of modern 720p instead of 1080p.

The Old Republic beats the pre-orders record

Electronic Arts has announced that Star Wars: The Old Republic beat the record for the company's bookings. "We have not yet definitive numbers, but pre-orders have exceeded our most optimistic expectations," said Frank Gibeau, EA Games. Gibeau also stated that the only title capable of beating this record is sure to be Battlefield 3.