Wednesday, April 13, 2011

New gameplay video of Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One

The four heroes in the Forest of Terawatt Yesterday in Los Angeles was presented a new demo of Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, and one of the things the developers wanted to clarify to the public, made up exclusively of professionals, is that mode Cooperative multiplayer is so important to help their comrades, but also the top player will have new weapons and upgrades before the others.

The video shows a sequence of gameplay set in the forest Terawatt, Magnus on the planet, home of Dr. Croid. Each element of the forest has undergone changes due to a mysterious meteor, and there are also the dangerous robot guards patrolling the area. All weapons in the game will have a cooperative function, or if all four players use a shotgun fission Darkstar simultaneously, the overall effect will be amplified.

Rare voice control in the future of Kinect

For most of us, play with the Kinect means shaking hands, arms, feet and legs, often jumping like rabbits in front of the TV. According to Rare, however, in the near future of the popular device in motion sensor will be more. Much more. We may, for example, use your voice and even converse with the Kinect, or better, with the games in the future through.

"We have just touched the surface of the potential of this device, we are more or less than 10% of what they can really do," said Scott Henson at MCV. "Being able to pause the Xbox with the voice is just a trivial example of what we do. Our teams are experimenting with innovative solutions and we have already achieved outstanding results.

Classes in a new trailer RIFT

A huge number of possibilities Trion Worlds has released a new trailer for RIFT, showing the different classes available nell'MMORPG released on March 4 and the number of variations made possible by the professions. Each player can therefore have almost infinite possibilities based on your style, engage the enemy head on, or surprise them with skills of invisibility or teleportation.

If you like the genre but still do not know if RIFT may be the title for you, maybe our review will clarify the ideas.

Evolution says the launch of MotorStorm

The team MotorStorm: Apocalypse, Evolution Studios, wanted to tell the troubled launch of their latest game, which followed the tragic earthquake and tsunami in Japan. When he was ready to begin on the shelves, Sony has decided to postpone the launch in many countries including England and France. Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has not been accidental but sad not to notice similarities between the gameplay of the game and the tragic events that struck the country recently in Japan.

THQ's comments metascore Homefront

"You can not apply mathematics to art," according to Danny Bilson Danny Bilson, THQ said that he deserved a metascore Homefront (the average of the votes collected by the site Metacritic) higher than 71, adding that one can not apply mathematics to 'art. Speaking to IGN, Bilson said that the votes of the reviews are less important to him than a month ago because he realized that when you release a game for the masses, is a little 'how to make a film: a product that can enjoy a great sounding board or remain unknown to most.

Update of April 13 for PSN

Easter arrives early on the European PlayStation Store, with a series of very interesting deals. For less than 20 € you can buy the excellent Borderlands, and the fun Pac-Man Championship Edition DX declined even to € 4.99. Also recommended Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light just over € 6 and the collection in HD God of War to 19.99.

Kratos PSP is also on offer with Chains of Olympus (9.99 €) and the Ghost of Sparta (€ 16.99). Among the new PS3 are Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes HD, an interesting mix between a puzzle game and an RPG strategy. The list of the most important content can be found below, after the video, or in full on the PlayStation blog.

The voice control is the future of Kinect

Rare is convinced According to Rare, voice commands currently implemented in Kinect are only the tip of the iceberg with regard to the potential of the device Microsoft in this area. "We are working because the players can use their own voice in different ways. So far, so not much has been done, but the potential is enormous," said Scott Henson Speaking to MCV.

"The ability to say 'Xbox pause' and see the console that actually pauses the game is just the beginning. At the moment it is pure fantasy, but in future it would be great to interact with the system through a structured conversation." "We will continue to take steps forward and finding new applications both in terms of motion detection in terms of detection of the voice.

Bioware defends and apologizes

In recent days, a crowd of angry players poured their anger on the Bioware forums after last update of the PC version of Dragon Age: Origins made it unplayable the popular RPG. As reported by Ars Technica, the problem has resulted from the permissions on the DRM server. "Last Friday, a large group of players of Dragon Age: Origins gathered in front of a nasty surprise: all the additional content that they had downloaded up to that point were blocked and so the rescue could not be loaded," reported the ' Ars Technica article.

Resident Evil: Mercenaries 3D - Video by Captivate

New scenes from the game during the Captivate, Capcom has released to the delight of adults and children a video of Resident Evil: Mercenaries 3-D, a new chapter in the Resident Evil series in 3DS output. In the movie there are some different characters and moments of gameplay, including some taken from the coop mode.

More and more action and less horror! Resident Evil: Mercenaries 3-D - Trailer by Captivate

Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City "the best game of Slant 6"

According to Capcom, the spin-off Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City will be the best game developed by Slant 6 Games, authors of the shooter for PlayStation 3, SOCOM Confrontation, and some titles for the PlayStation Portable SOCOM series. "I played their previous games," said a source on Videogame producer Masachika Kawata.

"Improve the quality of their games ever. I also really liked the PSP version of SOCOM. I think the title you are working on right now is the best ever." "Of course in their first games were some areas improved," says Kawata, "but the sequels always get better, and we at Capcom we value in this respect." "With Slant 6 we can work together perfectly.

Gears of War 3: video of the beta

Prepare to test the beta of the game Gears of War 3 will become public from April 15 to May 15 Cliff Bleszinski and Rod Fergusson (produces) and Lee Perry (gameplay designer) speak to us in this footage of the various game modes that are testable, also shows some game sequences. Gears of War 3 beta: Dedicated Execution - Video from the beta

Capcom defends DR2: Off the Record

The reaction of many players to the announcement of Dead Rising 2: Off the Record has been rather harsh, but according to Capcom Vancouver complaints will cease after E3. The co-founder of Blue Castle Games and producer of Off the Record, Jason Leigh, defended the proposal during a Capcom event, Captivate, during which the game was introduced.

"There may be cynicism among fans but this is how we look at the game," said Leigh Videogame Source. "We believe there are many new features, is different from Dead Rising 2." "It will always be Fortune City, but the return of Frank will change everything from the first minute. Fans will notice in the coming months the value of the game, when we announce different content." "Fans of Dead Rising 2 will appreciate the differences and discover surprises at every turn.

Duke Nukem Forever was ready to 75-80% when 3D Realms failed

Maybe he would be ready for 2025 David Riegel, president of the Triptych Games, has revealed in a podcast that 3D Realms was completed about 75-80% of Duke Nukem Forever when it went bankrupt in 2009, although he admits that the percentage is derived Riegel by its empirical assessment of the situation, compared with the current state of development.

David Good said that at the close there were still many elements, such as the behavior of the NPC, the head movements and eye, lip sync, and more. Lacked even the ending, which was but had not been implemented. Well, luck has intervened Gearbox to detect it, at least we can see him run! Source: VG247

Bungie and origin of the initial reason for the Halo

According to the composer of the opening motive of the Halo games, the track was built in 1999 just a tech demo shown at Apple CEO Steve Jobs. "We did not have much time," said Bungie composer Marty O'Donnell, in an interview with IndustryGamers. "I needed something epic and I thought to Gregorian chants." "I do not anticipai anything to anyone, was basically a first person shooter and could judge the choice is madness.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior - two videos of the PS3 version

Jungle as far as the eye City Interactive has released two exclusive footage of the PS3 version of Sniper: Ghost Warrior, which are visible in some sequences of play. Please note that the version of the console Sony released a year later than PC and Xbox 360, which exceeded the beauty of a million copies sold.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior - Trailer exclusive for PS3 Sniper: Ghost Warrior - Trailer for PS3

Wii, a price cut in May

Some rumors would like the announcement of Wii 2 to next E3, and according to some rumors in May Nintendo could reduce the price of its current home console. A "reliable source" had confided to Engadget that as of May 15 the price of Wii in the U.S. will be $ 150. Over the past few months, Nintendo has released Wii games, but Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime said the company had to give priority to business laptop, with the launch of major products such as 3DS and Pokémon White / Black.

Rockstar confirms the exclusive content of LA Noire for the PS3

Friends sonar, rub your hands Rockstar said that soon will announce the contents of the PS3 exclusive LA Noire, confirming that the items and clues in recent days. One of the bonus should be a full mission, "Consul's Car Chase Traffic." Please note that LA Noire will be released May 17 on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Source: VG247

Valve "ruined" by Steam?

According Brad Wardell, Stardock leader of (company that manages Impulse digital distribution service), the success steam have "had effect of Valve activities. "Steam has had an effect on their development cycles. Do not publish a half-life for years and people are complaining," said Wardell at IndustryGamers.

"I think they had a problem similar to ours. When one of these groups in your company generates profits, tend to make the best employees in that branch, because that's where you're making money. This is business." "If you look at the games developed internally by Valve Steam before and after you see the difference.

Dragon Quest VI: In the realm of dreams arrives in May

He concludes the trilogy on the Nintendo DS, Nintendo has officially announced that the last chapter of the trilogy of Dragon Quest, Dragon Quest VI: In the realm of dreams, formed by the fourth (Chapters of the Chosen), fifth (Bride of Destiny) and the sixth episode of the series, will be published in Italy on May 20, again for Nintendo DS.

This is another remake of a classic Super Nintendo, where we will defeat the evil Lacertow, the demon lord of darkness, fighting straddles two worlds. Made by Square Enix yet, the game will be perfectly compatible with 3DS.

Bilson: "Homefront is not 71"

The average rating of Homefront left unsatisfied boss Core Games division of THQ, Danny Bilson. In an interview with IGN, Bilson has stated that the developer Kaos Studios has managed to create a game that can challenge the market leader, Call of Duty. "If we got a rejection from all sides admitted that the game would not work.

So different 50 reviews indicate that our game is controversial. Kaos I've always said that we should compete with the best shooter in the world." "We did not expect to beat the market leader, but to compete with them. Mission accomplished: all speak of Homefront." On Homefront has a Metacritic average of 70, but Bilson does not seem to agree: "I prefer a game issue? No, I prefer a game loved by all.

Capcom Resident Evil: Operation Raccon City

The best game of Slant 6 According to Capcom, the recently announced Resident Evil: Operation Raccon City will be the best title in the career of Slant 6 Games, the authors also stand a SOCOM. On the other hand the legacy of SOCOM is not completely left out of the new chapter of Resident Evil, which indeed is permeated by the characteristics of tactical shooter series clearly linked to the experience on the Sony.

Patch coming for Fallout: New Vegas

Before the publication of the next DLC Fallout: New Vegas, Honest Hearts, Bethesda will release a new patch for the RPG developed by Obsidian. According to the senior producer Jason Bergman on the Bethesda forums, the update for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 will enhance the stability of the game and change the balance of weapons.

Working closely with Sony and Microsoft, the developers have identified a number of problems and have "fixed several crashes reported by users. Bergman says that the patch will arrive in the coming weeks and that "very soon" will be announced the DLC. The next patch, however, not be the last: "We have not finished yet.

Resistance 3: new video river

Almost eight minutes of play to look at all published on the web a video of almost eight minutes of gameplay of Resistance 3. In the video the protagonist is getting back on a river on a boat. Between shooting and dialogues at some point that happens ... watch the video to find out. Resistance 3 - Single Player: Gameplay Boat Broll

Dragon Age II is updated

BioWare announced a new update for PC and Mac versions of Dragon Age II. Available on the official website of the developer to patch 1.02 addresses a number of minor bugs, improves the overall performance of the game and limits the system crashes. Soon, BioWare does know, the update is also coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

"The console version of this patch will be listed as 1:01 Title Update, we are currently awaiting approval from Microsoft and Sony," the senior designer Rob Bartel on the BioWare forums. "We believe we can launch the update this week or early next."

The bids of the spring on the PlayStation Store

Easter Easter arrives on PSN and Sony decides to celebrate with a large flow of offers and discounts for products on the PlayStation Store, as evidenced by the note below. Among titles in digital delivery, various expansions and additional content, it is easy to take advantage of the occasion. PlayStation Store (via PS3, PSP and Media Go) Spring Offers (PS3) (Available until April 27) PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX (from 9.99 to 4.99) Worms 2: Armageddon (from 14.99 to 7.99) Worms 2: Armageddon Battle Pack (from 3.99 to 2.49) Noby Noby Boy (from 3.99 to 2.49) Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao (from 12.99 to 4.99) PowerUp Forever (from 7.99 to 2.99) Soldner-X: Himmelsstürmer (from 7.99 to 4.99) Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype (from 12.99 to 6.49) Blade Kitten (from 8.99 to 4.99) Space Invaders: Infinity Gene (from 9.99 to 4.99) Ferrari: The Race Experience (from 14.99 to 6.99) Borderlands (from 29.99 to 19.99) Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part One (from 16.99 to 8.99) Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part Two (from 16.99 to 8.99) Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (from 12.99 to 6.49) Blue Murder Files Toad Episode One (now free ) Blue Toad Murder Files: Season Upgrade (from 11.25 to 8.99) Premier Manager (from 17.99 to 8.99) Hamsterball (from 9.99 to 4.99) Ricochet HD (from 7.99 to 3.99) Assassin's Creed (from 29.99 to 21.99) Voodoo Dice (PS3 version) (from 9.99 to 6.99) Cell Factor: Psychokinetic Wars from 9.99 to 6.99) vs.

Streets of Rage, Sega says no to fans

SEGA has requested removal from the web of a remake of Streets of Rage made by some fans. As reported by Gamasutra, the developer Bomber Games has launched as a free download on the result of eight years of work: 103 levels, 19 playable characters, 64 enemies, 83 songs, 40 movies and eight different endings.

It also presents the Survival Mode, Boss Rush Mode, Mode Events, Volleyball Mode, Allied CPU Mode, Profile Editor, Image Gallery, and a host of customization options. "SEGA has contacted us for download on this site," wrote a moderator on the forum Bomber Games. "Pending a solution we ask you not to upload the game." According to Kotaku to a spokeswoman for Sega, the publisher "wants to support the fans who are interested in the Games, SEGA, and when we can try to involve them in testing and other opportunities related to the development, research and marketing ".

Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Viral Spot

Let the Sarif Industries you achieve a better "Let the Sarif Industries achieve a better you", this is the mantra of the viral spots, mostly in Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Specializing in the repair and improvement of the poor and the weak human bodies Sarif Industries have a long history that can be found on the official website of the company.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Sarif Industries

Red Dead Redemption, a game PS2 and Xbox

An employee of Rockstar has revealed that Red Dead Redemption was originally designed as a game for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. "We started working on Dead Red Redemption (RDR2) in early 2008, after completing Manhunt 2 and Bully: Scholarship Edition," says Matt Kazan (viaSuperannuation). "We at Rockstar Toronto had the task of reworking the first artwork of San Diego.

RDR2 began as a sixth-generation game platforms, and most of the content that we were revising belonged 2/Xbox PlayStation era." Red Dead Redemption was published last year on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, the western game has achieved significant success both critically and in terms of trade.

The Curious Incident of Marble Blast Ultra on Live Arcade

Game deleted veterans Xbox Live Arcade Marble Blast Ultra probably know, a game included in the catalog of the digital delivery of its Xbox 360 debut. Well, after five years spent on the game server seems to have been deleted from the Marketplace, a derivative action on the particular situation of the development team.

This fact, that GarageGames was officially closed in 2010 and reopened in a new organization. Originally part of InstantAction, the team has since reorganized into Graham Software, lost in the passage of rights to games developed and keeping only the one on the Torque game engine. Unless GarageGames does not repurchase rights on IP, the game must therefore be removed from Xbox Live Arcade, but at the moment seems unlikely that the authors intend to proceed with the acquisition.

Limbo Shadow Complex Sale on XBLA

Limbo, Shadow Complex and Castle Crashers have some of the titles available for XBLA in the coming days at a reduced price. Trials can be purchased with HD and Monday Night Combat for 600 Microsoft Points each, the offer will last until April 16. Among the new versions appear instead on Demand Games on Mafia II and II Lost Planet, Capcom, and some discounts on securities.

The complete list is available at Major Nelson's blog: Special Offers: Xbox Live Arcade: Deal of the Week: Games on Demand: Avatar Marketplace:

Conduit 2 in Superdirective today!

Continue Superdirective Multiplayer. it, from our studies of Terni. In today's show episode 2 Conduit for Nintendo Wii and answer any questions from users! Connect at 17 Wednesday, April 13th 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.

Who develops 3DS Ocarina of Time?

It will not be an internal team of Nintendo to develop the 3DS version of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. As reported by Siliconera, Nintendo has given the remake of the Japanese studio Rough Games, authors of the WiiWare title called Line Attack Heroes. The study raw Games was founded by a former employee of Square Enix, Koichi Ishii, a developer who has worked on a number of episodes of Final Fantasy game and was director of Mana for SNES Secret.

Star Fox 64 3D will arrive July 14

But we do not know in which market on the official website of Star Fox 64 3D appeared to be the launch date scheduled for July 14. There are no specific indications but since the title is missing from the lists Western is likely that the date refers to the Japanese market. Load the Web page is now active with a small teaser Fox and his fellow running excitedly along a corridor to get into action.

Revealed three classes of Kingdom Under Fire II

Berserker, Gunsligner Spellsword and will present some of the classes nell'MMO for PC and PlayStation 3, Kingdom Under Fire II. The three classes, plus two others to be announced, will be available in beta for the PC version of the game to be held in 2011 in Korea. It will be only part of the package, though: a whole, in fact, the MMO will offer 18 classes.

In Kingdom Under Fire II hero guide other NPCs in battle, the force of the grid depends on the power of the protagonist, who can choose the approach to be taken to build its own army. It will be possible for example to create a kingdom to rule or be surrounded by mercenaries. The game developed by Pentagram BLUESIDE and has already cost 20 million dollars.

Backbreaker back on XBLA

With thoughts of revenge Despite the excellent animations guaranteed by the Euphoria engine, Backbreaker did not convince the critics ranked him with an average of 58. But the guys at NaturalMotion have not given up and are keen to return to camp this summer with Backbreaker Vengeance. The aim of course is to improve the gameplay even though the work will be difficult to deal directly with the EA Madden Football series.

Ubisoft Announces Heroes PowerUp

Ubisoft has announced Heroes PowerUp, "a fighting game which will be available in June" Kinect exclusively on Xbox 360. " Developed by Longtail Studios, PowerUp Heroes "allows you to use your body to perform a series of moves, such as throwing blows, dodging attacks or inflict lethal counterattacks. The game also features an online mode, where two people can join forces to unleash special attacks against opponents.

Agreement Geohot / Sony, here are the details

Terms of the agreement between the hacker George Hotz (aka Geohot) and Sony have been disclosed. Hotz not be able to gain unauthorized access to products from Sony, PSX-Scene reports (via QuickJump). In particular, the attacker can not reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble Sony's products, or may use tools to bypass, disable or circumvent security and authentication systems used in Sony products.

Demo coming to El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron

In April, but where? As reported by Siliconera, there is a demo coming for the particular El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron. Ignition was going to release the test version of the game in question on April 14 but it is unclear whether this date applies to all versions of the title or whether it is tied exclusively to the Japanese or American, and what platform is involved.

Waiting to find out more, we saw signs Anyway willingly given the interest aroused by this action game bizarre pseudo-religious and mythological influences slated for April 28 in Japan on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and be confirmed as On the EU. Source: Siliconera

New DLC for Guitar Hero: Wor

In a day, Activision will release the last of the previously announced DLC for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock on PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360. The 10 new songs will be downloaded in three separate packages. The Edge Emo Track Pack includes "Ignorance" and "That's What You Get" by Paramore, "Across 5 Oceans" and "Hey Superstar" by Madina Lake.

The price is 440 Microsoft Points on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 5.49 Euro, 550 Wii Points on the Wii. The single song costs 160 MS Points, 1.99 Euro, 200 Wii Points. The Middle Class Rut Track Pack includes three tracks by Middle Class Rut: "Lifelong Dayshift", "New Low" and "Sad to Know." The Darkest Hour Track Pack, finally, includes three tracks by Darkest Hour: "Beyond the Life You Know", "Doomsayer (The Beginning of the End)" and "Savor the Kill."

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters - First week record

Even on the iPhone and iPad After falling 68% since last chapter in the first month of marketing was a bit 'of concern in the air. Absolutely unfounded concern given the performance of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters, which has sold 225,000 in its first week sales exceeding 17% of the chapter's most successful or 2007's Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08.

And the version of the title iOS got excellent feedback dominating the rankings of sports titles for the App Store all week.

Record sales for Tiger Woods 12

In the first week, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters has seen U.S. sales record for the franchise. According to estimates of EA, the latest installment of the series of courses has reached the milestone of 225,000 units in the seven days after the launch, which took place last March 29. The increase on the previous record holder, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08, was 17%.

In growth (+200%), including digital sales. "We expected a significant increase in sales and we are pleased to have been right," said the boss of EA Sports, Peter Moore. "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters has received excellent reviews and the fans have played almost two million round in two weeks in the August National Golf Club.