Wednesday, March 9, 2011

An update for Football Manager 2011

Rose updated the market in January and more The new patch for Football Manager 2011 will update the database of players to the market in January, will fix several bugs, improve the interface and optimize the balance of play. The changes will also affect the marginal aspects such as the dialogue between player and coach, or the figures for television rights.

The complete list of changes can be found at this address. Source: PC Gamer

Serious Sam reinterpreted indie

Three interesting projects will be anticipating the release of the third episode of the series and Croteam Serious Sam devolver Digital announced Indie Series, a collection of games inspired by Serious Sam and created by some of the most talented developers of the indie scene. Provided for all platforms, the collection will be initially composed of three titles: Serious Sam: Double D, made by Mommy's Best Games, an action-platform dimensions (see image below) which enemies old and new, a vast arsenal and a solid gameplay; Serious Sam: Kamikaze Attack!, produced by Be-Rad Entertainment, which assume the role of some suicide bombers in a spectacular and adrenaline running game, Serious Sam: The Random Encounter, produced by Vlambeer, a turn-based RPG in which Sam and his team will have to go through scenarios and face hordes of hostile enemies more cunning.

The television commercials will be seen from the 3DS over 85% of Britons

Estimates on the promotion of Nintendo's new handheld console Nintendo is forecast to more than 85% of the British public will see the television commercials produced for the launch of 3DS by the end of the month. "Our ad campaign celebrates the experience of 3D," said Nintendo UK marketing director, Dawn Paine, speaking to MCV, defining the spot as "fresh and different from the usual." "There are two key elements: testing and promotion.

High resolution texture package for Dragon Age II

Add a new option for video adjustments with a few days in advance of the exit in stores, on Friday, BioWare has released a patch that adds to Dragon Age II a certain amount of high-resolution textures. Owners of the PC version of the game will therefore enjoy a greater level of detail activating the new feature from the options screen, provided, however, have at least a video card with 1 GB of RAM.

The XBLA version of Torchlight canceled in Japan

The Japanese language seems inconsistent with the Japanese players hack'n'slash now hoped to find Torchlight on Xbox Live Arcade, have been frustrated knowing that was canceled, and probably will never go out. After some time, Microsoft has explained the reason for the deregistration in a statement released on Xbox.

com. The blame has been attributed to a bug in the text on the screen due to the language, but some have maligned the forums that it could be a mere excuse to withdraw from the market a product that would have a zero appeal for the Japanese market. Source: Joystiq

White Knight Chronicles and Origins 2 - release date

Announced the release date of new chapters in the series of Level-5 Sony has announced that White Knight Chronicles 2: Awakening of Light and Darkness for PS3, developed by Level-5 will be released in Europe in May 2011. At the same time, will be released on PSP White Knight Chronicles: Origins, developed by Matrix Corp., which will be told the facts that gave rise to the saga, dating back some 10,000 years earlier than those told in White Knight Chronicles.

New video from the fatalities of Mortal Kombat

Always spectacular ... The portal GameTrailers has released a new Mortal Kombat movie on a waiting reinterpretation of the famous fighter which gained in previous generations. This is another video dedicated to the legendary fatality, or finishing moves, and not only in reality in, with which the characters "end" once aggiudicatisi combat.

Here's the trailer in question: Mortal Kombat - Trailer of fatality

Sony canceled some projects in the UK

Sony has announced the cancellation of a number of products until recently in development at the British first-party developers. To be affected were the London studios of Sony, Sony Liverpool and Evolution. "The production of a small number of reliable products at Sony London, Liverpool and Evolution Studios will be streamlined or terminated following a reorganization of the company's portfolio," says the official statement from Sony.

Apocalypse Motorstorm demo available

It's time to try their hand ... Through PlayStation Network is possible, by this time, download the demo of Motorstorm Apocalypse, PlayStation 3 exclusive that will debut in Europe during the current month. The file has a weight of about 1.2 GB, and is dedicated to the single-player component of the production.

Source: VG247

PlayStation Store Updates

You have spent the last days heating your router until you update weekly PlayStation Store? Let's hope for you yes, because this week you will make sure work hard! Here is a list of all content. Thank you as always, the PlayStation blog for all information. Demo Content PS3 PS3 Games PS3 Games PSP PSP Content Minis (PS3 and PSP) Classic PSOne (PSP and PS3) Deals (Available until March 16)

A behind the scenes for the Defiant Map Pack Halo: Reach

now coming ... We offer an interesting behind the scenes on the Defiant Map Pack Halo: Reach, the new DLC signed Bungie dedicated to the production that will come, remember, from March 15 on the servers of Xbox Live at a cost of 800 Microsoft Points. The expansion in question will offer three completely new maps: Condemned, Highlands and Unearthed.

Here's the video:

White Knight Chronicles II in Europe

Through the European PlayStation blog we learn that White Knight Chronicles II, title developed exclusively for PS3 will arrive in Europe in 2011. According to rumors, the first title will offer an adventure for about 30 hours which will also revolutionized gameplay in order to allow the implementation of a co-op is open to a maximum of 6 players - embellished with voice and text chat.

White Knight Chronicles II is available in Japan since last summer and according to the 33/40 in Famitsu seems to be a worthy successor of his prequel discreet. Other series title to arrive soon in Europe will also White Knight Chronicles: Origins, an edition designed specifically for PSP, which is set before the events of WKC1 10.000.

The 3DS worries the British

Despite high pre-sales, a survey underlines some critical of the new Nintendo console, a recent survey conducted by Voucher Codes on British soil showed that the British are concerned about some aspects of 3DS. About 66% of the three thousand respondents in fact shown discontent with the launch price of £ 219.99, 37% expressed dissatisfaction with the vision problems that could result in 3D, while 34% were shown for doubtful poor battery life.

PC most important platform for EA

According to a Gamasutra (via GamesIndustry) from EA Games president Frank Gibeau, in the future PC could become the most important platform for Electronic Arts. "The catchment area is huge," said Gibeau. "At the retail level the PC can be a problem but in terms of downloads, the platform is incredible.

The profit margins are much wider and there are no rules regarding the approval by the hardware manufacturers." "From our point of view of a platform is extremely healthy. You may in future become the most important platform for us." In addition to BioWare MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic, Electronic Arts has in the works for new games for Facebook, but also thinks about the business of free-to-play: "If you look at the way they played in Asia, you realize that the model is the PC.

The list of compatible with flying SHIFT 2

Almost all ... Electronic Arts has released the official list of bats that will be compatible with Need For Speed Shift 2: Unleashed, the latest chapter in the long-lived franchise in development for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. As you can see, almost nothing seems to be missing, at least one of the most famous brand.

Let's see the breakdown: Flying compatible PlayStation 3 Logitech Nascar Racing Wheel Logitech Driving Force Driving Force EX Logitech Driving Force Pro Logitech G25 Racing Wheel Logitech G27 Racing Wheel Logitech Driving Force GT Fanatec Porsche 911 Turbo S (extended to all models) Thurstmaster F430 FFB FFB Thurstmaster RGT Clutch Flying supported for Microsoft Xbox 360 Force Feedback Wheel All models officially supported by Microsoft's console steering wheels supported for PC Logitech G27 Racing Wheel Logitech G25 Racing Wheel Logitech Driving Force GT Logitech Formula Force EX Logitech Logitech Driving Force Driving Force Logitech Driving Force EX RX Logitech Driving Force Pro Logitech MOMO Force, Logitech MOMO Racing Thrustmaster RGT FFB Pro Clutch Thrustmaster Ferrari GT Experience Thrustmaster Ferrari 430 Fanatec Porsche 911 Turbo S (extended to other models)

He begins to talk about Homefront 2

Homefront will not be available in stores until next week, but despite this the children of Kaos Studios, the mouth of the creative director and general manager David Votypka have already hinted that the realization of a sequel is already planned. In light of the amount of pre-order the title of which has enjoyed and the statements of the press on this, the title seems to be a success and it is announced in the light of this that THQ and Kaos Studios have already started to plan a second Homefront .

Kaos Studios defends the length of the campaign Homefront

Homefront developers consider the five hours needed to finish the campaign as the standard of the genre. Some testers Homefront have finished the single player campaign in about five hours and have spread the news online. Faced with criticism from fans, Kaos Studios, the voice of the creative director David Votypka of the game, admitted the fact, but defended itself saying it is a lasting competitive with that of the top titles of the genre and made the names of Medal of Honor and Call of Duty as direct competitors.

Microsoft on Games for Windows Live games lack of weight

Microsoft announces a change of course in the use of its platform for online gaming on the PC. Kevin Unangst, Microsoft's senior producer, spoke in an interview with CVG's problematic launch of Games for Windows Live!, Indicating as a major problem of the lack of platform games weight. In general, Unangst said that Microsoft was going to bring up the PC elements that have made the success of Xbox Live: objectives, simplified matchmaking and friends list, but just because of the nature of the service console, PC users have not well understood.

A date for Dishwasher: Vampire Smile

The exclusive Xbox Live Arcade The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile will be downloadable from April 6 at a price of 800 Microsoft Points. Vampire Smile expanding and updating the mechanical The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai for Xbox Live Arcade game created by developer James Silva. Silva had reached an agreement with Microsoft to publish the game on Xbox Live Arcade after taking part in the competition XNA Dream-Build-Play.

2034 Metro unveiled at E3 2011

THQ says the same ... Metro 2034, Metro of the appreciated after 2033, will be unveiled during the E3 2011 trade show dedicated to gaming that every year will take place in Los Angeles during June. To restore the data has been Danny Bilson, boss of THQ, which has confirmed it will be shown during the event as something inherent in the gameplay of the title.

Games for Windows Live: Microsoft says the mea culpa

During an interview with CVG, senior producer for the Games For Windows, Kevin Unangst, acknowledged the problems of Microsoft's PC portal. "When we launched the service we had the best intentions, or bring Achievements, friends list, multiplayer matchmaking and quality on the PC. However, I think we had trouble because we designed the service as a partner of the other party console, not as a service dedicated to the PC.

New images and video for The Lord of the Rings: War in the North

It's cold in the north continues to mostrasi new materials in The Lord of the Rings: War in the North, action RPG from Electronic Arts inspired by Tolkien's saga. In particular, the game tells a secondary event as a backdrop to the main story follows the fortunes of three heroes (an elf, a dwarf and a human being) involved in the resistance of the peoples of the North to the armies of Sauron.

Mark Rein praises NGP

Despite the success of Infinity Blade device IOS, Epic Games seems very interested in developing games for handheld consoles, especially for Next Generation Portable from Sony. "It's an incredibly exciting," said a source Videogame during the Game Developers Conference, Epic vice president Mark Rein.

"Just get your hands on the console and you'll see what we will turn over the want at all costs." "I love console games. I love playing Gears of War, Call of Duty and Borderlands, and to do it properly I need a controller like the Dualshock," said Rein. "NGP can offer this, makes you play for long sessions.

The Angry Birds are rich

Rovio reveals some amazing details about Angry Angry Birds Birds, who does not? The publisher Rovio, the voice of the co-founder of the company Mikael Hed, has released data about the awesome game. The development and maintenance costs were a total of 100 000 €. So far nothing unusual, although the figure is still remarkable for a mobile game.

The amazing part is the 50 million euro in revenues and earned $ 975,000 a month to play the free version for Android systems. Rovio has big plans for the future and aims to become a sort of Disney 2.0, started from nothing and become a giant world of entertainment. The company, now has reached the remarkable figure of forty employees, but wants to expand use of the mark Angry Birds on other mediums.

Discovered bonus for those who book LA Noire

Rockstar Games has announced the bonuses available for players who reserve the game at select retailers for some PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 LA Noire. The dress extra "The Broderick improves the skills of combat and resistance to damage," while "The Sharpshooter dress improves aim with rifles and pistols." Instead two extra cases to solve: The Naked City and a small slip, while Finding extra badges will be a challenge in which players will have to find 20 hidden in a city police badge.

The PC could become the largest platform for EA

Higher margins, large base, fewer problems in conspicuous contrast with the current state of the gaming market, according to Frank Gibeau, the PC may be the most interesting platform for Electronic Arts in the future. And 'something "unthinkable", even if it is only an assumption at the time: "The customer base is huge," said Gibeau to Gamasutra, "the retail market could be a problem, but the front goes to the digital great.

PlayStation Network down for maintenance

In the next few hours, from 17:05 until 04:00 on 9 March 10 March the European PlayStation Network will be unavailable, is to know the Sony PlayStation blog. One can not access the PlayStation Store or other areas of the NDP nor the PlayStation 3 nor PlayStation Portable, the company announced. In order to play online in the period, however, access the PSN before 17:05 tonight.

Dragon Age Legends - Trailer subtitled in Italian

Two days to the launch subtitled version arrives in the launch trailer for Dragon Age II released yesterday. The title is the sequel to BioWare's Origins in a year and a half has sold something like 4 million copies. The sales forecast for this second chapter exceed 4.5 million. Dragon Age II - Trailer in Italian

PES 2011 is updated

Konami has announced a new free update for Pro Evolution Soccer 2011. As of March 15, the PC version, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 football game will be updated with the transfer market in January. The package also includes the new kit and that of the Spanish national team jersey away from Sweden, will then be added to ten football boots made by Adidas, Nike, Puma and Umbro.

The Collection ICO / Shadow of the Colossus delayed?

Maybe i can see you on holidays, worlds away According to some statements made by major U.S. retailers, the release date of the Collection, which collects ICO and Shadow of the Colossus in HD for the PlayStation 3 may have been moved. Although still lacking any official status, the package had been rumored with a certain insistence as output for the spring 2011, but according to the retailers Kmart and Sears, the date may have been moved to an unspecified "Holiday." And here we encounter the usual vagueness of the expression used by the Americans, although in this case may perhaps refer to the summer rather than autumn / winter 2011, or so we hope.

The new MMO from Blizzard already playable

At the moment there is already a playable build of the new MMO from Blizzard and the developer seem to place considerable trust in a project that plans the company may exceed even World of Warcraft in terms of popularity. "We are confident in the product greatly. It's amazing, we're already playing," says Blizzard COO Paul Sams to Gamasutra.

"We believe that the scope of this product is greater than anything we have developed in the past. I think it's exactly the kind of game that will last a long time, just like World of Warcraft. We do not wish that this game blocks WoW but the eclipse. " Titan would arrive in 2013. All we know is that it will not be MMO's World of Warcraft sequel but an entirely new product.

Hard Corps: Uprising on PSN soon

Hard Corps: Uprising will arrive on the PlayStation Network on March 15, Konami announced. The game developed by Arc System Works on the basis of the mechanics of the Contra series will cost $ 9.99 in the U.S. (yet to confirm the price of the game on PSN EU). The new game of the Contra series is available now for a few weeks on Xbox Live Arcade.

Hudson Soft arm becomes the "social" by Konami

The worker bee Fate mocking that of Hudson Soft: we hear these days that the historic house software of Japan, has always been tied to the figure of Bomberman (but not only) will be focused on social networks. Have long been absorbed by Konami, Hudson has been found recently in waters to sail rather bad, at least in its original structure, which led the publisher to change the organization.

As reported by Andirasang, the process should also result in some layoffs at the headquarters of the Japanese, while the entire structure will be reorganized to develop only projects in "social".

New DLC for Guitar Hero: Wor

In the past few hours Activision has announced the arrival of a new DLC for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock. The Modern Rock Mega Pack includes Supermassive Black Hole by Muse and Snow Patrol Hands Open. This is the complete list of tracks: The complete package can be downloaded at a price of 1320 Microsoft Points or 1650 Wii Points, while individual tracks are priced at 160 Microsoft Points or 200 Wii Points each.

Pokémon impressive sales for Black & White

The wave of pocket monsters Predictably, the arrival of the new Black & White Pokémon has sparked the usual tsunami of sales on the gaming market, leading to new record results. On the U.S. market, the game in both versions has reached one million copies sold in just the first day of marketing, namely 1.08 million copies on March 6, as killing the previous record set by Pokémon Diamond and Pearl 780,000 copies in its first day.

3DS, with Nyko to play longer

The device manufacturer Nyko has unveiled the Power Pack +, add-ons designed to extend battery life standard 3DS. Niko's solution promises to double the battery life of 3DS that, as stated by Nintendo, is around three hours. "The launch of a new console always gives us the opportunity to improve the user experience of devices using innovative technology," said Chris Arbogast of Nyko.

"We are proud to bring our experience and our technology to users of 3DS providing them the opportunity to increase the battery life of the console." The Power Pack + will be available in the U.S. from March 27 at a price of $ 19.99.

Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime - Multiplayer Trailer

The team to complete without a multiplayer mode for 4 players no title arcade dedicated to Ghostbusters would make no sense for people who love the famous quartet of film. And Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime certainly does not lack the co-op that is shown in this new video. Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime - Multiplayer Trailer