Monday, January 31, 2011

I Am Alive purely for the XLA and PSN?

Apparently, yes ... Introduced in 2008 as a possible new stronghold of Ubisoft, I Am Alive now seems to be "downgraded" in priority of the publisher. In fact, the portal features an interview with Jade Raymond JeuxVideo in which it appears that the title is in production only for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, and then to a digital delivery and distribution only with a budget, on balance, actually reduced .

First real gameplay from Anarchy Reigns

Presents ... Ice Queen Platinum Games introduces us for the first time the gameplay of Anarchy Reigns, revealing a new character to play, and that is Ice Queen. Although the video quality is not high, you can view it in any case as always attached at the bottom of the article. Anarchy Reigns - Gameplay Trailer

Tomorrow a demo of Dragon Age II?

Unconfirmed reports say so ... According to some Norwegian and Danish people - members regularly to their official forums for the title in question - Electronic Arts have announced their intention to distribute via mail a demo of Dragon Age II and even the day tomorrow. The test would produce an image on the Bioware with the words "The demo is now available, with fixed header but it is here tomorrow to February 1.

NGP, still no price data or the battery runtime

Following the introduction of NPM, now everyone is asking the 2 big questions and these are what their price and how long your battery, given its power and promises to be as powerful as a PS3. The truth is that Sony has become expressed by Kaz Hirai, head of the company, that the console is in a prototype phase and these features will be announced as soon as the technology of NPM is fully completed.

Revealed the introduction of Marvel vs. Capcom 3

From beginning to end ... Networking is the intro video leaked on to Marvel Vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds, pending production signed Capcom intended to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The video is just the initial introduction to the game, you can judge directly with the file attached below. Marvel vs.

Capcom 3 - The movie introduction extended

Trailer Company TDU2 Jaguar

Atari has released a new video of Test Drive Unlimited 2, in this case it is the vehicle of the prestigious company Jaguar, which are considered as one of the most luxurious cars in the world. The game is nearing release and that will be available on February 8 in the United States on February 11 in Europe.

The presentation of NGP in high quality!

You can see completely ...! We will offer movies for the submission of NGP (Next Generation Portable), or the latest handheld console Sony unveiled signed in recent days. This whole conference, but this time divided into six different movies all in high quality (1080p). Find all the material in question, as always, attached at the bottom of the article.

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Releases of the week from January 30

A game for all Ringo Starr?

It will not be properly may be the most prominent element in the famous quartet from Liverpool (definitely not), but there is no doubt that the name of Ringo Starr may be a trading power in various areas of marketing, through its presence in one of the band more relevant in music history. So here it takes on a sense of a trademark application for "Ringo", recorded just from "Starkey, Ringo Starr AKA Richard" a few days ago at the U.S.

Final Fantasy Type 0: XP system and status of work

Some details come from some new information on Square Enix Final Fantasy Type 0, the new chapter in the series, which recently changed its name from "Agito". The reference is the same as Final Fantasy XIII, then part of the characters, scenarios and various elements will be common to the two titles, since this is a chapter for the PSP much more traditional action RPG Nipponese.

There will be a collection system of experience points that will lead to an evolution and character customization, with the possibility of using magic to them and edit them. In particular, they are taken directly from the universe of Final Fantasy (Fira, Firaga "and others) and the power depends largely on the length used in the pressure of the corresponding key.

Darkstalkers 3, Mega Man 4 and others on PSN in Japan

Other classics in the Game Archives Capcom announced today that it will arrive on PlayStation Network, other securities belonging to its historical catalog. There is talk of Darkstalkers 3, Mega Man 4, and Star Gladiator Cyberbots that will thicken to the section "Game Archives" of the Japanese division of Sony digital delivery.

Missing exit dates and prices at the time, in addition to confirming their arrival in the West.

New features coming to Warhammer Online

Also new features coming to Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning a year full of new promises made to keep the attention focused on the game and possibly attract new users, in the eternal fight against the opponent's field super-MMORPG, World of Warcraft . The "Letter from the Producer" in January it promises several new features and elements for the online game in question and "the plan includes the expansion of existing areas and facilities other than the addition of completely new," reported the producer James Casey.

Images Final Fantasy Versus XIII

Combat systems, and few other new image for Final Fantasy Versus XIII has emerged in these hours from Famitsu, online edition. In fact, it seems are the first images of what seems like the combat system of the Square Enix game. Reportedly, the party will consist of a maximum of three fighters at a time, Noctis and two others.

The latter is framed with a strange weapon in his hand, while in some cases it seems you can also use tools quotas, as a strange mobile tower on the images. Source: Famitsu

The Sims 3 arrives on Steam

With all derivatives It took longer than expected, but in the end the last chapter of the most famous series of "life simulation" has arrived on Steam. Perhaps due to problems of conflict of interest with the digital delivery system owner EA The Sims 3 occurs only on the platform today by Valve, but does so anyway, with all its implications and available all at once.

Available, moreover, the overall package called "Ultimate Bundle" which gives a figure not quite cheap, you can download the entire collection of games and expansions. Here are the titles now available on Steam: The Sims 3 The Sims 3: Late Night The Sims 3: World Adventures The Sims 3 Sims 3 Ambitions: Fast Lane Stuff The Sims 3: High-End Loft Stuff

New images for Dissidia 012

Creation Mode, and new costumes by Square Enix coming today some 012 new images of Dissidia: Final Fantasy, in particular by focusing on the option Creation Mode, which allows you to build your own fighter and customize it, and some characters with diverse customs. Following the special and appreciated mixed formula presented with the first chapter, including fighting and RPG, 012 Dissidia: Final Fantasy is expected in Japan and North America in March.

Hydrophobia at a discount on Xbox Live

Good opportunity to wallow for the weekly program of "Deal of the Week" on Xbox Live, this time it's Hydrophobia. The controversial action-puzzle waterborne Digital Dark Energy, the brightest hopes in a rather cold but welcomed by critics and audiences, has recently undergone a progressive reworking seems to have filed the structural problems in raising the level design and digital delivery Xbox 360.

Call of Duty: Black Ops - theater mode under the knife

Black Ops still problems after the last patch a lot of players have reported problems with the theater mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops. Currently the players, as evidenced by numerous reports appeared in the Steam forums, they are unable to see qualasiasi video made before the patch. Josh Olin, using the increasingly popular Twitter, said that the software company is aware of the problem and that the team is working on PC.

Call of Duty: Black Ops - double the experience points weekend

First double XP event for Black Ops for the first time, probably at the release of Black Ops First Strike will happen tomorrow, we will be able to rake in twice as many experience points by playing online in Call of Duty: Black Ops. The bonus will be available February 4 to 6 and leave this to the players three days to get familiar with maps of the DLC First Strike.

Sony speaks for PSOne emulation

According to McGrath from Ross on the PlayStation Blog, Sony is planning to bring new classics of the first PlayStation to PlayStation Store, but the adjustment process requires "some time". Every game for PSOne be available in localized versions, tells McGrath, they must be resolved legal problems (licensing and publishing rights) and those related to test quality control of the games.

Finally, given the green light, you can proceed with the construction of the section dedicated to the game on the Store. In particular, the legal problems and those related to tests of the games to be difficult and often very long to make the transition to a product on the PlayStation Network: "If a game does not pass QA, there are some things we can do to solve problems but, unlike a title for PSN, we can not contact the developers of the game in question, "said McGrath.

Bethesda and Menus Skyrim

For Skyrim, Bethesda has decided to revolutionize the menu of games in the series The Elder Scrolls. The goal, as stated by Todd Howard in Game Informer, is to create a simple and Intute as those used by Apple for its iTunes. Skyrim The menu can be invoked by pressing the right button on the D-pad and allow you to examine objects in your inventory and their descriptions.

Pressing the left hand will refer spells (85 in all). Bethesda has also removed the limit of eight predefined objects to call up a radial menu by pressing a key on the D-pad. In this case, the developers have opted for a list of items and spells you prefer, picked from a list in which they appear in alphabetical order.

Trauma to the designer of the Virtual Boy Nintendo 3DS?

The failure of the previous handheld 3D seems to have left their mark on the lines of the aforementioned book Iwata Asks on Nintendo. com, Satoru Iwata talks with Kenichi Sugino and Hideki Konno, both working on 3DS, how it was hard to convince their colleagues of the goodness of the new project from the failure of the Virtual Boy.

Sugino, personally involved in the creation of the Virtual Boy, said he was traumatized by the experience. Konno, meanwhile, dealt with the 3D version of Luigi's Mansion Mario Kart for that platform, finding it extremely difficult about the marketing strategies of the two titles. "Because of these difficult experiences, when I told people what had fun in Nintendo games in 3D, I could not get their confidence from the start," said Hideki Konno.

NGP - Kaz Hirai talks

Confirmation and details from Sony president during an interview that took place during the event last week, mostly all'NGP, Kaz Hirai said choices and details of the new handheld console Sony. No particular news but confirmations and denials that delineate the boundaries of too many voices in these coming days.

The boss of the Japanese giant has confirmed that there will be several versions of the Next Generation Portable, and the version with the 3G can not be used for phoning. Hirai has stated that it would not make sense to use as a telephone with an object the size and shape of the NGP. Confirmed the complete backward compatibility with the PSP.

The Lord of the Rings Online: the word to Lauren Salk

The developer Turbine talks about new content for the popular MMO in an interview with A Casual Stroll to Mordor, Lauren Salk, developer of the turbines to work on The Lord of the Rings Online, has described the creative process that leads to the creation of the festival, and the way the team promotes participation in such events.

The Salk said that it is very important to keep players updated on new content, and since not everyone goes to read the notes issued by any patches or blog post, would it be to send him messages in-game. "I think all developers of The Lord of the Rings Online are trying to make people play with the content they create," he said.

The Japanese hardware charts of the week

PSP and PS3 in the lead, the Wii and DS in the downhill standings Here's the Japanese hardware for the week of 17 to 23 January 2011. PSP confirms its dominance at home thanks to the release of several RPG of great interest, and apparently the announcement of NGP has not conquered the place and indeed, sales have increased over the previous week.

Within walking distance are the PlayStation 3, which instead is decreasing but still almost 24,000 square drive, winning about 28% of the total. Wii and Nintendo DS hand down: the first had performed well in December, but it seems that it is not being repeated with the start of the new year, while the second surely weighs the imminent release of 3DS.

Hydrophobia at half price on Live

The game for Xbox Live Arcade, Hydrophobia, is the star of the weekly promotion of digital distribution service for Xbox 360, lets you know the developer Digital Dark Energy (via VG247). Available on XBLA since last September, has raised several concerns Hydrophobia because of a control system that, according to the developers, has not been understood by critics and gamers.

To revive the fortunes of the product, Dark Energy has recently published a substantial upgrade that significantly changes the gameplay and game features. Hydrophobia will be downloadable for a few days at a reduced price (400 Microsoft Points instead of the canonical 800 Microsoft Points).

The ranking of the best-selling games in Italy

From January 17 to 23 Here we are again looking at the sales figures of Italian. In the third week of January, little has changed with the new Gran Turismo 5 that if the beats with the now timeless Wii Fit Plus resists the top of the charts even Black Ops Call of Duty by surprise after a few lengths of time or Kinect Sports .

As for the other classifications are of course the recent Mass Effect 2 dedicated to the top where it also resists the inevitable PS3 Pro Evolution Soccer 2011. On the side are 360 games to dominate kinect with 5 positions held, while on Wii falls two places Just Dance 2, leaving the silver medal in Donkey Cong Country Returns.

Darkstalkers 3 and Mega Man 4 to the PSN

As reported by Siliconera (via VG247), Capcom titles Star Gladiator, Cyberbots, Mega Man 4 and Vampire Savior EX Edition, known as Darkstalkers 3 in the West, coming soon on the Japanese PlayStation Store. In the past some of these games had been localized by the publisher; possible that different products to come in the future in digital stores dedicated to Western markets.

Capcom has announced the launch date and price of downloadable games.

Awakened trailer

The phoenix that rises from the ashes When Hero was deleted is gone one of the most promising free-roaming of this period, at least in the recent and prolific landscape of the securities to depict the history of a being endowed with amazing superpowers. The powers also included floods, tornadoes, and the level of interaction with the structures appeared to be rather high.

But despite the earthquake happened in Midway, and in spite of different material has been lost, some of Hero guys have decided not to give up all that work. Then, after crato Phosphor Games, pulled the oars in the boat and created Awakened, which of course draws on the experience made earlier.

Wii Fit Plus always first in Italy

Second week in a row at the top for Nintendo's Wii Fit Plus, once again in front of Gran Turismo 5 on the charts weekly game console software sold in Italy. According to figures released by AESVI / GfK report in the week between 17 and 23 January 2011, behind the fitness game for Wii and GT5 are Call of Duty: Black Ops and Kinect Sports.

He debuted in fifth position, the PlayStation 3 version of Mass Effect 2. Worth noting is the lack of games for portable consoles in the top ten software titles for the presence of two Kinect. On the PC, are once again pre-paid cards for World of Warcraft dominating the charts weekly. Blizzard is also the title character in mid-table with expansion pack Wrath of the Cataclysm and Lych King, fifth and sixth place respectively, while in second and third position we find Football Manager 2011 and Call of Duty: Black Ops.

UK charts, Dead Space 2 in the top

The unique action game from EA than 2 LittleBigPlanet Dead Space 2 is now installed in the first place in the British charts, knocking LittleBigPlanet 2 and FIFA 11, which end up in second and third in the top ten. Earn a position Assassin's Creed: Ubisoft's Brotherhood, which moved to fourth place, while Call of Duty: Black Ops down in fifth position, just before Just Dance 2.

This came shortly before the first episode of the series, Just Dance and Art Academy of Nintendo. Here's the complete ranking. British sales charts January 23 to 29 Dead Space 2 LittleBigPlanet FIFA 11 Assassin's Creed 2: Brotherhood Call of Duty: Black Ops Just Dance 2 Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Plus Wii Fit Just Dance Art Academy

Catchfire PS3 Jailbreak?

As reported in the past few hours, Sony has won the first battle against hackers George "Geohot" Hotz in the war that revolves around a PS3 Jailbreak, a solution that allows you to run pirated games on the PlayStation 3. Restraining order to prevent further tampering Hotz of PlayStation 3 and all devices used by the hacker will be handed over to Sony's lawyers within ten days.

As reported by GameSpot, this is a measure intended to prevent "irreparable damage to Sony." The court recognized the validity of the claims of Sony, which alleged a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA, U.S. copyright law) and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (law against infringement of computer systems).

A trio of demos for today Superdirective

All Xbox 360 demos Bulletstorm, Crysis 2 and Catherine First episode of this week for Superdirective Multiplayer. it, from our studies of Terni. A bet with an atypical trio of demos released on Xbox 360: Bulletstorm, Crysis 2 and Catherine. And as usual, we will follow the discussions of the live chat to animate.

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Saving online soon on PlayStation 3

As reported by Kotaku, Sony would be thinking of a cloud service for subscribers to named PlayStation Plus Online Saving. This would mainly offer the option for users of PS Plus store your backups on remote servers and use them from anywhere by accessing the PlayStation Network PlayStation 3. Would be developers, reports Kotaku also decide whether to implement the service in their games.

The Online Savings should come with firmware v3.6. The latest update, v3.56 was released just days ago. In recent days, Mark Rein of Epic Games has talked about the future prospects of the coupling 3/Next Generation PlayStation Portable thanks to cloud features, "Dungeon Defenders is essentially a game ported to the PlayStation 3 NGP.

Iwata defends sales of the Wii

After a year in fall, the console has had a revival Nintendo president, Satoru Iwata, has defended his company's achievements despite a fall in profits by 74% over the previous year. By analyzing the difficulties of the entire hardware industry over the past nine months, Iwata explained to investors that "few people in the industry would have predicted that the Wii would have regained its thrust at the end of the year." "In the second half of December, the Wii has sold twice as much as PlayStation 3," he continued, referring to the Japanese market.

Dead Space 2 in the best-selling UK

Dead Space 2 debuted in first place in the weekly multi-format software chart in the UK. Despite the excellent bundle for the PlayStation 3 version that includes a free copy of Dead Space: Extraction, Microsoft was the console to win the format war with 56% of copies sold of the horror shooter from EA on Xbox 360.

Second place for the PlayStation 3 exclusive, LittleBigPlanet 2, the sequel to the platform game for Media Molecule precedes order in the top ten software FIFA 11, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood and Call of Duty: Black Ops. Just Dance 2, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, Wii Fit Plus, Just Dance Art Academy and complete the top ten rankings software weekly.

Rovio reveals Angry Birds Rio

The new series title Angry Birds interact with a cartoon Born dall'inedita collaboration between Twentieth Century Fox and Rovio, Angry Birds Rio will see the angry birds as in the famous game for iPhone (and more) kidnapped by a mysterious bounty hunter and brought in that of Rio de Janeiro. Will meet in a dark place, with so many others trapped birds just waiting to help.

Among these was Blue and Jewel, two characters from the animated film "Rio", produced by Twentieth Century Fox and in fact made by the creators of "Ice Age" for release in April in the U.S.. Angry Birds Rio, scheduled for March in the App Store, forty-five will include new levels, to which more will be added by timely updates.

Satoru Iwata unveils the prototype of the Nintendo 3DS

Different dimensions, position of Inside Circle Pad and more interesting book Iwata Asks the Nintendo site. com, Satoru Iwata unveiled the prototype of 3DS. Nintendo's intention was in fact to make a handheld console as small as possible, despite the hardware of a certain level inside. The model in the first picture to the right of the final version, presents slightly smaller size.

This is the first prototype ever, that no accident has been called "minimum model". It was not even equipped with cameras and 3D screen. Having made the decision to enter the 3D screen and the Circle Pad, Nintendo has created a second prototype, very similar to the final model, but where the position of the d-pad and analog are reversed.